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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.
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
1928-01-135088 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
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
2017-05-301260 I Don't Mind Doubles
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
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