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Crayford
 

Crayford, St Paulinus


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Weight
(As supplied)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Treble 3-3-64-0-1426½" F 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
2 4-1-184-2-2727¾" E 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
3 4-1-234-3-328½" D 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
4 5-0-95-1-1730½" C 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
5 5-3-226-1-1732¾" B♭ 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
6 6-3-247-1-1234½" A 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
7 8-3-259-2-338¼" G 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
Tenor 11-2-1512-1-042½" F 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank

Inscriptions

Earlier ring of five

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Treble5-0-929"1672John HodsonNeverRecast 1876
2nd5-3-031"1672John HodsonNeverRecast 1876
3rd6-3-1133"1672John HodsonNeverRecast 1876
4th8-2-1936½"1615William LandNeverRecast 1876
Tenor12-0-1741"1624Thomas BartlettNeverRecast 1876

History

1552 Record of 3 bells in the tower. [1]
1615 William Land cast a bell.
1624 Tenor recast by Thomas Bartlett.
1672 3 bells (serving as trebles to the Land and Bartlett bells) cast by John Hodson.
1876 Bells recast into an octave by Mears & Stainbank in a new frame.
1923 Bells retuned and rehung by Mears & Stainbank.
[1] Item iij greate bells of bellmettell hanging in the Steple there. (Edwardian Inventory, 1552)

Articles

  • "The Barnetts of Crayford, Kent", Author unknown (The Ringing World) 4 March 1977
  • Recent Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2017-11-185040 Grandsire Triples
    2014-11-155056 Bristol Surprise Major
    2012-01-075088 Rupert Delight Major
    2009-02-285024 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2006-09-095040 Grandsire Triples
    2006-02-115026 Bristol Surprise Major
    2004-12-285040 Grandsire Triples
    2003-11-155024 Red Lumb Surprise Major
    2002-04-065184 Yorkshire Surprise Major
    1977-10-015056 Cambridge Surprise Major
    1977-06-115088 Medway Surprise Major
    1973-11-175056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
    1960-07-095120 Ealing Surprise Major
    1954-02-135056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
    1951-06-305088 Bristol Surprise Major
    1950-11-185088 Rutland Surprise Major
    1949-03-125056 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
    1934-09-225056 Plain Bob Major
    1934-07-145056 Cambridge Surprise Major
    1933-11-215040 Stedman Triples
    1932-04-225088 London Surprise Major
    1931-12-195120 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
    1931-01-305040 Stedman Triples
    1928-01-135088 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
    1927-01-155056 Superlative Surprise Major
    Recent Quarter Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2018-10-101260 St Paulinus Doubles
    2018-09-111260 Grandsire Triples
    2018-07-241260 Noviomagus Doubles
    2018-07-081260 Crayford Doubles
    2018-05-151296 Doubles (2m/p)
    2018-04-231260 Doubles (11m)
    2018-04-101293 Minimus and Doubles (7m)
    2018-04-071250 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2018-03-291260 Grandsire Doubles
    2018-03-251260 Doubles (8m/p)
    2018-03-131260 Plain Bob Minor
    2018-03-051344 Pudsey Surprise Major
    2018-02-271320 Kent Treble Bob Minor
    2018-01-301260 Plain Bob Minor
    2017-12-251296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
    2017-12-241260 Grandsire Triples
    2017-12-171260 Doubles (6m/p)
    2017-11-211260 Platinum Anniversary Doubles
    2017-11-121260 Grandsire Doubles
    2017-11-051260 In Memoriam Doubles
    2017-10-101280 St Paulinus Doubles
    2017-08-271260 St Paulinus and Crayford Doubles
    2017-08-221260 Crayford Doubles
    2017-08-141260 St Paulinus Doubles
    2017-07-091260 Julie McDonnell New Bob Triples
    Full list of peals here
    Full list of quarters here

    Elsewhere in the Parish

    Bexley, Hall Place

    Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 1 April 2016