Bells of Liverpool
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Samuel M Austin



Grassendale, St Mary
6 bells, 10-0-6, Unringable
Grid Ref.:

Frame & Fittings: Original frame numbers three to six still in their original bearings. Wheels, stays and sliders have all been removed and have been rendered stationary by metal straps from the headstocks to the frame. Five & six on the bottom level the rest hung above.
Retuning: Gillett & Johnson 1938
Sound: C
Chiming apparatus: Chiming drum driven by an electric motor. They chime badly struck plain hunt on six. The tenor as an extra chiming hammer which is roped to the ground floor.

Bell

Weight

Diameter

Note

Founder

 

 

 

 

 

Treble

2-2-1.

22½"

 

THOMAS HODGES FOUNDER ABBEY ST. DUBLIN 1853

2nd

2-3-6.

23½"

 

THOMAS HODGES FOUNDER ABBEY ST. DUBLIN 1853

3rd

4-1-7.

28¼"

 

THOMAS HODGES FOUNDER ABBEY ST. DUBLIN 1853

4th

5-2-9.

30¼"

 

THOMAS HODGES FOUNDER ABBEY ST. DUBLIN 1853

5th

7-1-0.

33¾"

 

THOMAS HODGES FOUNDER ABBEY ST. DUBLIN 1853

Tenor

10-0-6.

37½"

 

THOMAS HODGES FOUNDER ABBEY ST. DUBLIN 1853


Historical Events & Dates

• 1853-4: Church Built
• 1853: Church built & Bells hung (for ringing)
• 1909: First peal on the bells
• 1927: Last peal on the bells
• 1938: Bells hung dead.
There are hopes that they’ll be rehung again for ringing.

Visited S.M.A, Peter L Furniss and Paul J. Tiebout 1999

Sources

Details of the bells provided by Peter Furniss.
 
www.bellsofliverpool.co.uk