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Hartlip, St Michael & All Angels


Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 12-0-2041¼" F♯ 1905 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Never
5 10 cwt approx. G♯ Robert Burford, London Never
4 8 cwt approx. A♯ 1632 John Wilnar, Borden, Kent Never
3 7 cwt approx. B 1628 John Wilnar, Borden, Kent Never
2 5½ cwt approx C♯ 1578 Unknown Never
Treble 4-3-1828¼" D♯ 1893 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Never

Earlier bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Treble4-3-528½"1785William MearsNeverRecast in 1893
Tenor12-2-1742½"1628John WilnarNeverRecast in 1905


1392 - 1418 Present 5th cast.
1578 Present 2nd cast.
1628 Tenor and present 2nd cast by John Wilnar.
1632 Present 4th cast.
1785 Treble cast by William Mears.
1845 Bells rehung by John Stedman.
1893 Treble recast by Mears & Stainbank.
1905 Bells rehung and tenor and treble recast by Mears & Stainbank. The treble had a large piece broken from the shoulder.


3rd bell, inscribed with black letter writing.
Photo: David Cawley, Jan 1972
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-02-051260 Grandsire Doubles
2016-05-051260 Grandsire Doubles
2015-10-191260 Thelwall Bob Minor
2015-09-031260 Bob Minor
2014-05-311272 London Surprise Minor
2014-03-221260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
2008-02-231260 Doubles (2m)
2002-10-191260 Doubles (2m)
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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