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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.
    2018-07-241260 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
    2017-06-151300 Doubles (4m)
    2017-06-121260 Grandsire Doubles
    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