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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
Tenor 11-2-1512-1-042½" F 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
7 8-3-259-2-338¼" G 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
6 6-3-247-1-1234½" A 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
5 5-3-226-1-1732¾" B♭ 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
4 5-0-95-1-1730½" C 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
3 4-1-234-3-328½" D 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
2 4-1-184-2-2727¾" E 1876 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1923 Mears & Stainbank
Treble 3-3-64-0-1426½" 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)

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
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
1928-01-135088 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-05-201260 Plain Bob Doubles
2017-04-251260 Doubles (5m)
2017-04-091260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
2017-03-071260 Stedman Doubles
2017-02-281312 Spliced Surprise Major (3m)
2017-02-141260 Plain Bob Doubles
2017-02-071260 Centenary Doubles
2017-01-291260 Doubles (6m/p)
2017-01-241260 Doubles (11p/m/V)
2017-01-101340 Grandsire Doubles
2017-01-082017 Doubles (9m/V/p)
2017-01-021280 Deva Surprise Major
2016-12-251280 Julie McDonnell Doubles
2016-12-241260 Christmastide Doubles
2016-12-181260 Plain Bob Minor
2016-12-112016 Doubles (8m/p)
2016-11-131260 Grandsire Triples
2016-11-101260 Grandsire Doubles
2016-10-301260 Grandsire Triples
2016-10-251260 Plain Bob Minor
2016-10-091260 Julie McDonnell Bob Doubles
2016-09-181330 Doubles (2m)
2016-08-301270 Doubles (3v/m)
2016-08-101280 Grandsire Doubles
2016-06-121260 Queen Elizabeth II 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