Bells of Liverpool
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Samuel M Austin



Tuebrook, St John
8 bells, 16-2-25
Grid Ref.: SJ383924

Frame: Metal Frame
Retuning: Whitechapel 1999
Ringing room: Upstairs
Sound: B-. Even after retuning, these bells still have that distinct Warner sound
Go: B-

 

Bell

Weight

Diameter

Note

Founder

 

 

 

 

 

Treble

5-1-15

6-1-0*

30½”

E

J. Warner & Sons. 1869

2

5-3-23

6-3-0*

31½”

D#

J. Warner & Sons. 1869

3

6-1-25

7-2-0*

33¼”

C#

J. Warner & Sons. 1869

4

7-1-19

8-3-0*

35¼”

B

J. Warner & Sons. 1869

5

8-2-12

11-0-0*

38¼”

A

J. Warner & Sons. 1869

6

10-3-6

12-2-0*

40¼”

G#

J. Warner & Sons. 1869

7

12-0-8

15-1-0*

43½”

F#

J. Warner & Sons. 1869

Tenor

16-2-15

20-0-0*

48”

E

J. Warner & Sons. 1868

* = Approximate weights before retuning from F.E. Robinson’s “Among the bells”
Tenor actually found to be 18-1-1 in 1999.
Weights from Chris Pickford via Andrew Bull
 

Tenor actually found to be 18-1-1 in 1999.


Inscriptions



Historical Events & Dates

• 1868-70: Church Built
• 1873: First peal on the bells
• There are also two other bells in the tower used for the consecration and the Angelus. The heavier one was cast from new being donated by Ian Weir. The lighter bell came from St. Elphin’s Warrington. (ex. Info Len Mitchell)


Cheetham gives details of a Priest’s Bell at Warrington inscribed on the waist:

G. A.
W
1806

and states it is probably by George Ainsworth of Warrington.

It has so far not been possible for me to view the installation.
 

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