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Campanological Handlist by Subject

Abbreviations

AASRP= Associated Architectural Societies Reports and Papers
p= page
pp= pages
Vol = Volume
No.= Number

A

Aberdeen, Scotland: 'A ringing episode of 100 years ago' [the opening of Aberdeen bells by the Leeds ringers in 1858] by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 8 August 1958 p.516

Aberdeen, Scotland: 'The Bells of St. Nicholas, Aberdeen – a history please!' by Geoff Dodd in The Ringing World 3 September 2004 p.868; followed by letters giving information from Carl Scott Zimmerman and David Cawley in The Ringing World 10 September 2004 p.874

Abingdon, Berks: Julian Litten looks at ... 'St. Helen, Abingdon, Berkshire' in The Ringing World 3 September 2004 p.865

Acoustical Investigations on Church Bells' by Grόtzmacher, M., Kallenbach, W., Nellessen, E in Akustica Untersuuchengen an Kirchenglocken, Acustiuca 16: 34-45,1965/66. (reprinted in Rossing – see author index)

Acoustics : H. Helmholtz, On the Sensations of Tone, Dover Publications reprint 1954) Good basic introduction to musical acoustics with a very small amount on bells

Acoustics of Bells by T. D. Rossing. (1984) [Note by Bill Hibbert : A collection and translation into English of the classic papers]

Africa: 'Let loose in Africa' by Victor Sheppard in Ringing World 6 March 1959 p.157-8, 13 March p.173

Africa: 'Peals in Africa' by Colin A. Lewis in The Ringing World 25 April 2003 pp.385-6, 8; Ringing World 23 May 2003 p.500

Albion, James: "James Albion and Thomas Nash" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1905 p.304

Aldbourne, Wilts: '200 years of change-ringing at St.Michael's, Aldbourne' by Allan G. Keene in The Ringing World 12 July 1991 pp.661, 666-7

Alresford, Hants: 'Evidence for Bell Founding in New Alresford' by Elizabeth Johnson in The Ringing World 8 March 1996 p.247

America : J. Arts 'The Sound of Bells – Jottings from my experiences in the domain of the sound of bells', in Journal of Acoustical Society of America; 9:344-347, 1938 (reprinted in Rossing - see Author Index)

America: 'Listen my Children and you shall hear' [Paul Revere and Boston] (pp.571-2) and 'The Liberty Bell' (p.553) by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 2 July 1976

America: 'The First Peal in America' [Philadelphia 1850] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 2 July 1976 p.572

Ancient Society of College Youths: 'Cheshire and the College Youths' by J.W.C. [J.W. Clarke] in The Ringing World 14 Nov.1952 p.721

Ancient Society of College Youths: 'The Master Studies our early membership (to 1800)' by Chris Pickford in the Annual Report and Newsletter of the Ancient Society of College Youths, Spring 2002 pp.10-11; 'The Immediate Past Master Continues his Study of Society Membership (to 1914)' in ibid 2003 pp.10-11

Ancient Society of College Youths: 'The Property of the Ancient Society of College Youths' by W.T. Cook in The Ringing World 6 Sept.1968 pp.684-5, 13 Sept.1968 p.705 and 20 Sept.1968 pp.724-5

Ancient Society of College Youths: J. Armiger Trollope The College Youths (1937)

Ancient Society of College Youths: Reprint of article by H.V. Morton in the 'Ghosts of London' series, regarding a visit to a College Youths' meeting and practice at the Coffee Pot in Warwick Lane in about 1935, reprinted in The Ringing World 5 October 2001 p.993

Annable, Benjamin: Biographical account of Benjamin Annable in Chapter two “Change Ringing Established” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Anniversaries: 'Ringing Anniversaries in the new century' by Derek Jackson in The Ringing World 15 March 2002 pp.258, 283

Anniversaries and dates: Letter from Derek Jackson regarding dates of notable ringing performances, with list of anniversaries (separate lists for tower bells and handbells) in the 21st century (to 2016) in The Ringing World 23 May 2003 p.498

Appleby, Cumbria: 'A poster puzzle' by Frank Harland – ringers' rules of c.1833- in The Ringing World 21 Sept.2001 pp.942, 63; Rules illustrated The Ringing World 5 Oct.2001 p.1005

Arnold, Edward (bellfounder): 'An 18th century recommendation' [Edward Arnold recommended to Dean of Lincoln by William Ludlam in 1785] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 5 October 1973 p.795

Asher, Isaac: 'From an old notebook' [letters on ringing written for an unspecified journal by Isaac Asher of Great Gonerby, Lincolnshire, in 1898] by M.J. Belcher in The Ringing World 16 March 1973 p.206

Ashover, Derbys: 'Titus Wheatcroft of Ashover – schoolmaster, sexton and bellringer' (b.1679-d.1762) [with illustration from his notebook showing changes on four bells and an extent of Grandsire Doubles] by Pat Halls, in The Ringing World 4 October 2002 p.1012

Ashton-under-Lyne and Oldham: 'Ashton and Oldham 1740-1810' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 24/31 December 1976 pp.1092-3, 7 January 1977 pp.19-20, 14 January 1977 pp.34-35, and 21 January 1977 pp.63-4

Aston Abbotts, Bucks: 'Expenses on the Bells 1563-1622' in The Records of Buckinghamshire Vol.X pp.37-41

Austin, John: Biographical account of John Austin in Chapter seven “Surprise Maximus” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.59-61

Australia: Bells in Australia by John D. Keating, Melbourne University Press (1979)

Australia: "Bells of the Barossa" by Hervey Bagot in Journal of the Friends of Lutheran Archives no.20 (Oct 2000) pp.9-16

Australia : N. McLachlan and D. Cabrera 'Calculated Pitch Sensations for New Musical Bell Design' in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Sydney 2002, pp. 600-603. The 'Australian Bell' people

Avington, Berks: 'A Berkshire discovery' [C13th bell at Avington] by Frederick Sharpe in The Ringing World 9 August 1974 pp.652-3

Avington, Hants: St.Mary's Church, Avington, Hants' by Peter Dickinson in The Ringing World 23 Dec.1960 p.850

Aylsham, Norfolk: 'Aylsham bells and ringers' by Nolan Golden in The Ringing World 30 Dec. 1960 p.866

B

Badges: 'Metallic Ringing Society Badges' by Chris Ridley in The Ringing World 30 July 2004 p.747, followed by letter from E.V. Williams on 'Metal Badges and the Truro Guild' in Ringing World 20 August 2004 p.802

Bailey Brothers: 'The Story of a remarkable Suffolk Ringing family: The Baileys of Leiston' by Charles J. Sedgley in The Ringing World 22 March 1963 p.193

Baldock: 'St.Mary's Guild of Bellringers celebrates its centenary' in Ringing World 13 June 1980 p.520

Bale, Norfolk: 'The bells of Bale, Norfolk' in The Ringing World 10 April 1964 p.238

Ballads: 'Ballads of bells and ringing' by Gareth Davies in The Ringing World 17 May 1991

Baltimore, Christ Church, USA: 'Lost Rings of America – Baltimore' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 20 April 2001 p.421

Ban on Ringing: Letters concerning the end of the ban on ringing (imposed in June 1940 and lifted April 1943) in The Ringing World 20 June 2003 p.599 – and other references in isues of around the same data (not noted individually)


Barnsley and District Society: "Barnsley and District Society 1909-1959" by Harold Chant in The Ringing World 26 Dec.1958 p.841, 9 Jan.1959 p.28, 16 Jan.1959 p.44 and 30 Jan.1959 p.80

Ban on Ringing: 'Memories of November 1942' [when the ban was lifted] in The Ringing World 19 November 1982 pp.960-2

Ban on Ringing: 'Ringing problems during the Phoney War' in The Ringing World 27 April 1962 p.268

Ban on Ringing: 'The Ban on Ringing' in The Ringing World 10 October 1980 p.891, 17 October 1980 p.913, 24 October 1980 p.931, and 31 October 1980 p.951


Banister, William: Biographical account of William Banister in Chapter ten “Surprise Ringing Established” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Barber, Charles: 'Charles Barber's Book' by William T. Cook in The Ringing World 30 August 1974 pp.707-8; letter from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 27 September 1974 p.790

Barber, John: 'John Barber of Salisbury, Brazier' by Amherst D. Tyssen in Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine Vol.XXXV (1907-8) pp.351-69

Barber, William Henry: Biographical account of William Henry Barber in Chapter five “The Professionals” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.48-50

Barham, J. 'James Barham's tombstone' by E.A. Barnett in The Ringing World 19 November 1971 p.1002 (with a photograph)

Barham, James. 'James Barham and the Leeds Youths' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 12 Feb.1971 p.131, 19 Feb.1971 pp.164- 5, 26 Feb.1971 pp.184-5, 5 March 1971 p.204, 12 March 1971 p.224

Barham, James: "James Barham" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1905 pp.277, 289

Barham, James: 'Remembering James Barham and the Leeds Youths' in The Ringing World 7 Dec.2001 p.1212

Barham, James: Biographical account of James Barham in Chapter three “Two Country Leaders” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Barnett, Edwin A.: Obituary of Edwin A. Barnett (b.1918-d.2004) in The Ringing World 15 October 2004 pp.1008-9

Barnsley and District Society: 'Barnsley and District Society 1909-1979' by Harold Chant in The Ringing World 18 January 1980 pp.61-2; 'More Barnsley and District Characters' by Harold Chant in The Ringing World 22 August 1980 p.738

Barnsley: 'Memories of Barnsley and District Ringers: George Hill and Ernest Brookes' by Harold Chant in The Ringing World 16 April 1982 p.319

Barnsley: 'The Barnsley jug' [commemorating peal of 6080 Kent .B. Major in 1879] by Harold Chant in The Ringing World 6 April 1979 p.292

Barnstaple, Devon : Eisel, J. C. 'Barnstaple, 1896' in The Ringing World 26 January 1996 p.87; letter on Barnstaple bells from Stuart McDonald in Ringing World 23 February 1996 pp.194-5; further letter from John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 8 March 1996 p.244

Barrow and Sileby, Leics: 'An eighteenth century rivalry' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 3 January 1975 pp.14-15

Bath : 'Who were they?' [the ringers of the first known peal at Bath Abbey – 5040 Grandsire Triples on 10 March 1834 by William Willans in Ringing World 20/27 December 2002 pp 1286, 1290

Bath: 'St. Michael with St. Paul, Bath' by G. Hawkins in The Ringing World 11 May 1973 p.368; followed by letter from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 1 June 1973 p.434

Bedford, St. John the Baptist: 'The Lost Peal of St. John the Baptist, Bedford' by F.W. Kuhlicke in the Bedfordshire Magazine Vol.1 no.2 (Autumn 1947) pp.57-62 and ibid Vol.1 no.3 (Winter 1947/8) pp.103-6

Bedford, St.Paul: F.W. Kuhlicke The Bells of St.Paul's Church, Bedford, 1741 to 1941 (1943)

Bedfordshire Association: 'The Bedfordshire Association' by H.D. Harris in Ringing World 3 January 1947 pp.7-8

Bedfordshire Association: 'The Bedfordshire Association of Church Bell Ringers 1882-1982' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 12 March 1982 pp.207-11

Bedfordshire: 'Bedfordshire Clangers' by Christopher J. Pickford in Bedfordshire Magazine Vol.18 no.140 (Spring 1982) pp.142-149

Bedfordshire: 'Bedfordshire Bells, c.1710' by L.H. Chambers in Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Vol.XII (1928) pp.99-101 [List – taken from glebe terriers of c.1710 – showing the number of bells recorded at each church]

Bedfordshire: 'Uses of Bell-ringing' [customs] by F.C. Hamlyn in the Bedfordshire Magazine Vol.9 no.66 (Autumn 1963) pp.45-6

Bellfounders : in Barron, Caroline M. : 'Johanna Hill (d. 1441) and Johanna Sturdy (d.c.1460. Bell-Founders' in Barron, C. M. and Sutton, A. P. (Eds.) Medieval London Widows (London 1994)

Bellframes : Tree-Ring Dating of a number of Bellframes in Leicestershire. Arnold et al (English Heritage 2005)

Belfry investigations: 'A day in the life of a pair of bell investigators' by Christopher Dalton in The Ringing World 25 April 2003 pp.387, 407

Bell Founding Art: 'Contemporary Dutch' by Lehr A. in Hedendaagse Nederlandse Klokkengletkunst, Netherlands Acoustic Society Publiocation No. 7, 1965 pp. 20-49 (reprinted in Rossing – see Author Index) See also the following web site : htpp://www.hibberts.co.uk/lehr.htm

'Bell Founding in New Alresford, Evidence for' by Elizabeth Johnson in Ringing World 8 March 1996 p.247

Bellfounding: Temporary site bellfounding technology and the itinerant bellfounder's technique by Trevor S Jennings (Loughborough, 2006)

Bell Frames: 'Radial frames' by Alan Hughes in i 30 January 2004 pp.97-99 and 101

Bell Frames: 'Sussex Bell Frames' by George P. Elphick in Sussex Archaeological Collections Vol.84 (1945) pp.33-59

Bell Frames: 'The Vanishing Bell Frame' by Christopher Dalton in SPAB News Vol.10 no.4 (1989) pp.13-15 and reprinted with additionsin Ringing World 30 March 1990 pp.313, 320-1

Bell Frames : Cattermole, P : 'Church Towers and Bell-frames in South East Norfolk' (Unpublished PhD Thesis University of London 1985)

Bell metal mortars: “Dated English Bell-metal Mortars” by Arthur G. Hemming in The Connoisseur pp.158-166

Bell metal mortars: “Some English Bell-founders and their mortars” by Agnes Lollican in Chemist & Druggist 28 June 1958 pp.705-11

Bell metal mortars: “Who was Francis Keble?” [the owner of a mortar dated 1659 made by Edward Neale of Burford] by Michael Finlay in The Journal of the Antique Metalware Society Vol.7 (June 1999) pp.35-38)

'Bell Vibrations and Timbre from the Perspective of Physics and Music Psychology, Investigating' Botha, A. (Unpublished MSc Thesis Rhodes University Grahamstown SA 1996) [Note by Bill Hibbert : Research work sponsored by Eayre & Smith]

'Bellfounders, Devizes ' [James Bartlett, James Burrough and William Box] by Anne Willis in The Ringing World 13 June 2001 pp.706 and 720

Bellhanging: “Inertia Forces due to Bell-Ringing” by J. Heyman and B.D. Threlfall in International Journal of Mechanical Science Vol.18 pp.161-4 (Oxford, 1976), reprinted in Jacques Heyman Arches, Vaults and Buttresses (1996) pp.195-219

Bells : Dalton, C. (1987) 'Recasting History', Landscape 3, 86-89

'Bells and bellfounders from the City of London, Pre-Reformation'. Part I Text. Part II Appendices Bayliss Alexandra (Unpublished dissertation, University College, London, 1988)

Bells and ringing: 'Church Bells: Music or Chaos?' – Graham Carey takes a philosophical look at whether the sound of church bells can be considered as music, in The Ringing World 19/26 December 2003 p.1209

Bells and ringing: 'Mr. Claude Rush delves into Church Bells – Vols.VIII-XI, Advent 1877-Advent 1881' in The Ringing World 1964 pp.507, 523, 539, 571, 598, 659, 782, 801, 819 and Ringing World 1965 pp.6, 35, 40, 58-9, 78 and 94

Bells, early: 'Steeple Chasing with a difference' by George P. Elphick in Ringing World 11 July 1958 pp.449-50 [describes the ancient bell at Hanford, Dorset]

Bells: 'Lost and transferred rings of bells' by David Kelly in The Ringing World 21 November 2003 pp.1112-3

'Bells, On' by Lord Rayleigh in The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, Fifth Series, Vol 29 No. 176, January 1890. This paper is reproduced on the following web site : http://www.hibberts.co.uk/rayleigh.htm [Note by Bill Hibbert : Classic and first ever paper]

Bells, Semitone : Bryant, D. J. 'History and Use of Semitone Bells'. This paper can we found on the following web site: http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

'Bells, Sound of' : in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America; 9:344-347 1938 (Reprinted in Rossing – see Author Index)

'Bells. On the debossing, Annealing and Mounting of ' by Perrin, R., Swallowe, G. M., Charnley, T., Marshall, C. in Journal of Sound and Vibration (1999) 227 (2), pp 409-425

'Bells. Strike Note of' : Terhardt, E. : This paper was published on 20 February 2000 on the following web site : http://www.mmk.eitum.de/persons/ter/top/strikenote.html.. [Note by Bill Hibbert : An introduction to Terhardt's work on bell acoustics]

Bell Casting : Blockley, K. 'Pershore Abbey : Excavations in the Choir, Crossing and Transepts, 1996' in Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society Third Series Vol 17, 2000 [Eds. Note contains evidence of bell casting in the church]

Bell Designs : McLachlan, N., Cabrera, D. 'Calculated Pitch Sensations for New Musical Bell Designs', in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Sydney, 2002, pp. 600-603

Bell metal mortars: 'Notes upon a Cambridge collection of Bell metal Mortars' by E. Saville Peck in the Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society Vol.32 (1930) pp.24-32

Bell Ringing, Church. Price, Fiona : 'A study to investigate the therapeutic benefits of church bell ringing' (Unpublished study for B Sc. (Hons) Occ. Ther., University of Leeds, 1993)

Bell sound : Lehr, A. 'Partial Groups in the Bell Sound' in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 1986 Vol 79 pp. 2000- 2001

Bell sounds : J. Arts 'The Sound of Bells – Jottings from my experiences in the domain of the sound of bells', in Journal of Acoustical Society of America; 9:344-347, 1938 (reprinted in Rossing - see Author Index)

Bell sounds : 'A survey of the development of pitch perception theories, their application to bell sounds and an investigation' : Botha, Alison (Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, Rhodes University, January 1998)

Bell sounds : Hibbert, W. A. : 'Recording and digitising bell sounds' October 2002 : This paper was published on the following web site : http://www.hibberts.co.uk/index.htm

Bell sounds : Kelly, D. 'The Sound of Bells' in the The Ringing World 1997 pp. 239-40, 394-7, 631-2, 749 : This paper has been reproduced on the following web site : http://btinternet.com/~kelktek/page17.html

Bell sounds and pitch : Eggen, J. H., Houtsma, A. J. M. 'The pitch perception of bell sounds' in Annual Progress Report 21 1986 of the Institut voor Perceptie Orderzoek. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Important paper on bell pitch perception]

Bell Tones : A. B. Simpson, : 'On Bell Tones' in The Pall Mall Magazine, Vol VII, September to December 1895 pp. 183-194 reproduced on this web site : http://www.hibberts.co.uk

Bell Tones : A. B. Simpson, : 'On Bell Tones No. II' in The Pall Mall Magazine, Vol X, September to December 1896 pp 150-155 reproduced on this web site : http://www.hibberts.co.uk

Bell Tuning : Perrin, R. Charnley, T., Swallowe, G. M. 'On the tuning of church and carillon bells' in Applied Acoustics 46 (1995) pp. 83-101)

Bell, Dumb : Volk, C. Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent: 'The Dumb-Bell at Knole: A Seventeenth-Century Exercising Device' in Gervase Jackson-Stops (Editor) National Trust Studies 1981 (Sotheby Parke Bernet 1981 - ISBN 0 85667 110 X) pp.133-8

Bell, English Church : Perrin, R., Charnley, T., DePont, 'Normal Modes of the Modern English Church Bell' in Journal of Sound and Vibration (1983) 90 (1), pp. 29-49

Bellfounder, Grahamstown 'John Jolly: The Grahamstown Bell Founder' by Colin Lewis in The Ringing World 2 August 2002 p.787

Bellfounders, Irish 'Dublin Founders of Ringing Bells' [Murphy, Sheridan, Hodges and O'Byrne] by Colin A. Lewis in The Ringing World 7 June 2002 pp.556-7, 569-70

Bellfounders: 'English Bellfounders' by R.C. Hope [a list of founders, their places of work and dates to 1893] in Archaeological Journal Vol.I p.193ff

Bellfounding: 'A visit to the Foundry of the Future' by G.P. Elphick in The Ringing World 8 March 1968 p.184

Bellfounding: 'The Craft of Bell Founding' by H. Michael Howard in Ringing World 5 January 1968 p.5 and 12 January 1968 p. 20

Bellfounding : Bowden, N. : 'Lists of Bells by Llewellins and James of Bristol'. This paper can we found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Bellframes: 'The CCBR and SPAB – A warning from History' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 30 Nov.2001 p.1189 (part 1), 7 Dec.2001 p.1213 (part 2), 21/28 Dec.2001 pp.1290-1

Bellframes : Brooke, C. (ed) (1994) The Archaeology of Bellframes: Recording & Preservation. Nottingham: Nottinghamshire County Council in association with Institute of Field Archaeologists Buildings Special Interest Group

Bellringing, Mathematics and in Fauvel, J. Mathematics and Music (2003)

Bellframes: 'Sussex Bell Frames' by George P. Elphick in Sussex Archaeological Collections Vol.84 (1945) pp.33-59

Bells and parish expenditure: T.S. Jennings, Campanological Activities and their effect on the Parish Church Budget between 1500 and 1714 (Unpublished Dissertation Portsmouth Polytechnic 1984/5)

Bells and ringing: 'Mr. Claude Rush delves into Church Bells – Vols.VIII-XI, Advent 1877-Advent 1881' in The Ringing World 1964 pp.507, 523, 539, 571, 598, 659, 782, 801, 819 and The Ringing World 1965 pp.6, 35, 40, 58-9, 78 and 94

Bells and their Music : Westcott, W. : G. P. Puttnam, New York, 1979 [Editor's note : Information about this book can be found on this web site : http://www.msu.edu/~carillon/batmbook/index.htm]

Bells, Acoustics of by T. D. Rossing. Van Nostrtand Reinhold, 1984 [Note by Bill Hibbert : A collection and translation into English of the classic papers]

Bells, Church : Grόtzmacher, M., Kallenbach, W., Nellessen, E. 'Acoustical Investigations on Church Bells' : in Akustica Untersuuchengen an Kirchenglocken, Acustiuca 16: 34-45,1965/66. (reprinted in Rossing – see Author Index)

Bells, early: 'Some 13th Century English Bells' by H.B. Walters in The Antiquaries Journal Vol.VI (1925) pp.416-431

Bells, early: 'The dating of uninscribed bells' by George P. Elphick in The Ringing World 20 April 1973 p.307-8

Bells, Papers on : in Rossing, T. D. Acoustics of Bells Van Nostrtand Reinhold, 1984 [Note by Bill Hibbert : A collection and translation into English of the classic papers]

Bells, Strike note : Cartright, J. H. E. et al 'Nonlinear Dynamics of the Perceived Pitch of Complex Sounds' in Physical Review Letters, Vol. 82, 5489-5392 (1999) [Note by Bill Hibbert : Directly relevant to determination of the strike note of bells]

Bells, Strike Note : Meyer, E. Klaes, J. 'On the Strike Note of Bells' : in Uber den Schlagton von Glocken, Naturwissenschaften 39 : 697-701, 1933 (reprinted in Rossing - See Author Index).

Bells, Strike Note of : Shouten, J. F., t'Hart ; 'The Strike Note of Bells' in De Slagtoon van Klocken; Netherlands Acoustical Society Publication No 7, pp. 6-19, 1965 (Reprinted in Rossing - see Author Index)

Bells, Strike Note of : Terhardt, E., Stoll, G., Seewann, M., : 'Pitch of complex signals according to virtual pitch theory : Tests, examples and predictions' in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 1982 Vol. 71 pp 671-678. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Directly relevant to determination of the strike note of bells]

Bells, Strike Note of :Terhardt, E., Stoll, G., Seewann, M. : 'Algorithm for extraction of pitch and pitch salience from complex tonal signals'. In Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 1982 Vol. 71 pp 679-688. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Directly relevant to determination of the strike note of bells]

Bells, Strike Notes of : Terhardt, E., Seewann, M. 'Auditive und objektive Bestimmung de Schlagtonhφne von historischen Kirchenglocken' in Acustica 1984 Vol 54 pp. 129-144. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Aural and algorithmic determination of the strike notes of 17 and 137 church bells. Bill adds that he is in the process of translating this paper into English]

Bells: A.B. Simpson Why bells sound out of tune and how to cure them (1897) – pamphlet containing reprint of papers originally published in The Pall Mall Magazine, i.e. 'Why Bells sound out of Tune' (October 1895) and 'How to Cure Them' (September 1896) with a running header 'On Bell Tones' and some additional material

Bells: J.R. Nichols Bells Thro' the Ages: The Founder's Craft and Ringers' Art (1928)

Benington: "Leonard Proctor" from The Ringing World 1943 in The Ringing World 7 January 1977 p.14 and letter from Jesse Puplett of Hoddesdon concerning Benington ringers

Benington : Frost, H. V. : 'Squire Leonard Proctor, J.P. (1816-1895)' in The Ringing World 24 June 1977 pp.543-4 and 1 July 1977 p.558; letter from B.J. Harris in The Ringing World 12 August 1977 p.694; letter from H.V. Frost in The Ringing World 2 September 1977 p.754

Benington: 'How the Major Record was broken' [peal of 18,144 Bob Major at Benington in 1933] by William A. Tack in The Ringing World 22/29 December 1978 p.1086

Benson, Arthur Christopher: 'Arthur Christopher Benson (1862-1925)' by John Ketteringham in The Ringing World 14 February 2003 p.149

Berkshire: 'Early prize-ringing around Reading' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 29 September 1978 pp.823-4, 6 October 1978 pp.847-8, and 13 October 1978 pp.877-8

Berkshire: 'The Church Bells of Berkshire and their inscriptions' by W.H. Hallam in The Berks, Bucks and Oxon Archaeological Journal Vol.II pp.50-51, 83-85, 107-9, Vol.III pp.15-6, 55-6, 83-4, and Vol.V pp.119-20 [brief notes on some parishes – not a complete survey]

Berrington, Salop: 'Berrington: a small village with a big ringing history' by W.A. Farmer in The Ringing World 11 April 1952 p.234

Berwickshire :: Clouston, R. W. M. (1998) 'The Bells of Berwickshire', History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club 47 Part 3

Betjeman, John: 'Betjeman – a poet of ecclesiology' by Peter Came in Ringing World 7 August 1964 pp.525 and 536

Bilbie family: 'Eccentric bellfounders of the Mendips' by Ronald Bailey in The Ringing World 25 March 1960 p.219 (reprinted from The Foundry Trade Journal)

Birmingham: 'Fifty years ago at Birmingham: Mr. A.J. Hughes remembers' in The Ringing World 26 Dec.1952 p.822

Birmingham : 'Recollections of Mr. John Day' concerning Thomas and Charles Thurstans, James Jarvis, John James, William Hassall, Thomas Chapman, Thomas Worrall, Henry Cooper, Samuel Lawrence, Joseph Riley, John Bayliss, Thomas Hall, Thomas Gay, Thomas Bingham, William Chattell, John Hopkins, Thomas Hobday, Isaac John Benjamin Lates, Emanuel Stokes, Thomas Day, John Walker, Robert Roberts, and Henry Johnson in Bell News 29 June to 21 September 1895 (pp.52-195 passim)

Birmingham and Painswick: : 'A tale of two broadsheets' [commemorating peals of 7,200 Treble Bob Maximus at Birmingham on 17 April 2000 and one of 10,224 changes at Painswick on 9 Dec.1833] by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 12 January 2001 p.26

Birmingham: 'Birmingham Cathedral celebrates its 100th peal ... twice' in The Ringing World 12 January 1979 p.45

Birmingham: 'John Day's peal book' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 23 August 2002 p.867-8

Birmingham: 'One or two I sometime knew' by Edgar C. Shepherd in Ringing World 1978 - for details see under Fearn, Groves, Martineau, Miller, Morris, Neal, Russam, Smith, Walker, and Withers

Birmingham: 'Ringing in London & Birmingham 60 years ago' by Albert J. Hughes in The Ringing World 2 August 1957 p.501

Birmingham: 'Sixteen bell ringing in Birmingham in 1820' - letters (4) in The Ringing World 9 January to 6 February 1970

Birmingham: 'The 12 bell towers of Birmingham' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 20 March 1962 p.202 (St.Martin's), 6 April p.218 (St.Philip's Cathedral) and 13 April p.237 (Aston)

Birmingham: 'The Birmingham man and Stedman Triples' by William Butler in The Ringing World 25 February 1977 pp.160 and 172, and 4 March 1977 p.180

Birmingham: 'The earliest Bull Ring peal board rediscovered' by Richard L. Jones in The Ringing World 10 May 1996 p.485

Birmingham: 'The first radio broadcast' [from St.Martin's in 1924] by Richard Jones in The Ringing World 1 October 1982 p.816

Birmingham: 'The St.Martin's Youths' by Edgar C. Shepherd in Ringing World 1952 – 29 Aug. pp.554-5, 5 Sept. p.572, 19 Sept. p.605, 3 Oct. p.636, 17 Oct. p.666 and 28 Nov. p.762; and 'More about the St.Martin's Youths' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 3 April 1953 p.217

Birmingham: 'Visitors to Birmingham - a Tuesday evening in 1867' by Richard Jones in The Ringing World 27 January 1984 p.69

Bitterley, Salop: 'The Treble Bell at Bitterley' in Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (3rd series) Vol.V pp.ix-x

Blackbourn, Thomas : 'Thomas Blackbourn, Bellfounder' by Neil Skelton in The Ringing World 9 April 1976 p.320

Boney, Caleb: 'Caleb Boney – a little known founder' by A.S.R. [A.S. Roberts] in The Ringing World 26 February 1954 p.138

Books, Ringing : Butler, W. (General Editor) : 1668 and All That : [Papers presented at a Seminar for lovers of ringing books in 1997]

Border, Peter: Obituaries for Peter Border (1932-2000) in The Ringing World 1 Dec.2000

Boston, Lincs: 'The bells of St.Botolph's, Boston' in The Ringing World 29 October 1982 pp.893-4; letter 'Wager not accepted' [peal in 1773] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 26 November 1982 p.985

Botteford, Lincs : Reade, E. : 'Description of an old bronze bell found at Bottesford Lincs.' in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries Nov 254 1870

Boughey, Rev. A.H.F.: Short biography in The Ringing World 23 May 1980 P.448

Bow, restrictions on ringing at : 'Mrs. Bird and the College Youths' by Mark Regan in The Ringing World 7 June 1996 pp.577-8

Bowell, Alfred: 'Alfred Bowell's final bell' [Doddington, Cambs – and a general account of the foundry] by Trevor A. Bevis in The Ringing World 23 November 2001 p.1162; followed by letter from Chris Pickford in Ringing World 7 Dec.2001 p.1227

Bowell, Alfred: 'East Anglia's last bell founder' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 3 April 1964 p.222

Brampton, Norfolk: 'Proceedings relating to the concealment of the Sanctus Bell at Brampton' by Henry Harrod in Norfolk Archaeology Vol.1 pp.239-242

Brandeston, Suffolk: 'An evening peal in Suffolk' [commemorating peal rung in 1740 with methods Francis Genius and Francis Goodwill] by P.A. Corby in The Ringing World 5 March 1976 p.209

Braunton, Devon: 'The Cost and Weight of a pre-Reformation ring of bells' by J.F. Chanter in Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries Vol.6 pp.222-3

Bray, Berks: 'A Bell Founder's Bond 1677' [casting a treble for Bray church in 1677] by J.W. Walker in The Berks, Bucks and Oxon Archaeological Journal Vol.XX pp.29-32

Bredon, Worcs: ''A happy noise to hear' – The bells of St.Giles' Bredon, Worcestershire' by Mark Regan in The Ringing World 25 June 2004 pp.605-7; photograph of the bells in 1914 in their new frame in ibid 17 Sept 2004 p.916; correction stating that the frame is correctly described as a patent vertical cantilever frame (not a battleship frame) in ibid 24 Sept 2004 p.919

Briant, John: 'John Briant, the noted Herts bell founder, 1749-1829' in the Transactions of the East Herts. Archaeological Society Vol.7 (1923-7) pp.109-116

Brighton, St.Paul, Sussex: 'A Brighton Tower in Decay' by S.E. Armstrong in The Ringing World 6 August 1954 pp.508-9

Brighton, St.Peter, Sussex: 'St.Peter's Church, Brighton: The Bells Past and Present' in The Ringing World 9 April 1954 p.233

Brinsop, Herefs: 'The Bells of Brinsop' by J.W. Bloe and the Rev. C.H. Stoker in the Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club 1930 p.lxxxii

Bristol brassfounders: 'Brass Founders, Braziers & Coppersmiths, Bristol, c.1650–1890' by David J Eveleigh in Antique Metalware Society Journal Vol. 12 (June 2004) pp.1–18

Bristol Cathedral: 'Bristol Cathedral: The Bells in the Central Tower' by P.J.B. in The Ringing World 13 May 1960 p.321
Bristol: 'Ancient Society of St.Stephen's – Bristol's Old Guild and its Rules: An analysis and a comparison' by J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 11 August 1939 p.514 (refers to a previous article in The Ringing World 30 December 1938)

Bristol: 'A Tale of three towers' [Temple church, Clifton parish church (St.Andrew's) and Christ Church, Clifton] by David Cawley in The Ringing World 17/24 December 2004 pp.1238-42

Bristol : Bowden, N. 'Lists of Bells by Llewellins and James of Bristol'. This paper can be found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Bristol: 'Diary of a Bristol Ringer of 100 years ago' [Alfred Arney of Old Park, 1851-7] by Frederick C. Jones in The Ringing World 25 March 1960 p.220

Bristol: 'Reminiscences of an old Bristol ringer' in The Ringing World 14 March 1975 p.220, 28 March 1975 p.267, and 4 April 1975 p.282

Bristol: 'Ringing in Bristol from the turn of the century' - the reminiscences of Jack Brown in The Ringing World 10 December 1976 pp.1041-2

Bristol Surprise Major: '100th anniversary of the First Peal of Bristol Surprise Major' [at St.Peter's, Brighton, on 22 March 1901] – feature article in The Ringing World 11 May 2001 pp.477, 480-2

Bristol: 'The Redcliffe Amateur Ringers' Society: some notes from the minute book 1869-1870' by P.J. Rigby in The Ringing World 21 March 1975 p.249

Bristow, John (of Worcester): Obituary of John Bristow (85) of Worcester (d.1828) printed in The Ringing World 3 January 1975 p.20

British Library: 'Browsing' [books on bells and ringing identified via the British Library online catalogue] by John C. Eisel in Ringing World 21 March 2003 p.267

Bromham, Wilts: The Bells & The Ringers of St Nicholas Church, Bromham, Wiltshire by Dennis Powney (2003)

Bromsgrove Foundry: 'The 18th Century Bellfounders of Bromsgrove' [Richard Sanders and William Brooke] by Margaret Must in The Bromsgrove Rousler No.11 (Dec. 1996) pp.5-14

Bromsgrove, Worcs: 'Shocking fatality at the Parish Church – from a local Bromsgrove newspaper dated 29th March 1879' in The Ringing World 22 August 2003 p.801

Bronze cooking vessels: English Bronze Cooking Vessels & their Founders 1350-1830 by Roderick Butler and Christopher Green (2003) – includes material on several bellfounders, Bayley & Street of Bridgwater, Birdall of Exeter, Floweree of Salisbury, Edmund Giles of Lewes, John and Thomas Hatch, Jeffries & Price of Bristol, Peter Llewellin of Bristol, John and Thomas Palmar, Thomas Pyke of Bridgwater, the Sturton family of South Petherton, Steven Swan of Ightham, Roger Tapsil of West Tarring, Clement Tosear of Salisbury, Thomas Wakefield of Chichester, Warner of London, Wasbrough of Bristol and Wescott of Bristol

Brown, David: 'David Brown's 3000 Peals' by Mark Regan in The Ringing World 17 May 1996 pp.511-2

Browne, Charles: 'Chas. F. Browne, Paperhanger, Bolingbroke Row, Walworth Road' by Anthony Clayton [based on manuscript notebook of Charles Browne of Walworth, 1828-47, then (1968)  in Dulwich Central Libraryand now (2004) at Southwark Local Studies Library] in The Ringing World 3 May 1968 p.355]

Buckfast Abbey, Devon: 'An Interview with Father Paulinus – Peter Bill talks to one of the Vice Presidents of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers' in The Ringing World 19/26 December 2003 pp.1226-7

Buckfast Abbey, Devon: 'The Buckfast Abbey Bells' by Dom John Stephan O.S.B. in the Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Art, Literature and Science Vol.68 pp.215-20

Buckinghamshire: 'Bell foundries in the County of Buckingham' by the Rev. Thomas Archer Turner in The Records of Buckinghamshire Vol.IV (1870) pp.123-7

Buckinghamshire: 'Church Bells' by the Rev. Robert Eaton Batty in The Records of Buckinghamshire Vol.I (1854) pp.117-124 and 153-169

Buckinghamshire: 'The Bells of the Parish churches in the Hundred of Desborough, Bucks' by A.H. Cocks in The Records of Buckinghamshire Vol.V pp.375-411

Buckinghamshire: 'The Fours of Buckinghamshire' in The Ringing World 13 February 1970 p.111

Buffalo: 'The Lost Rings of America – St.Paul's, Buffalo' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 4 May 2001 p.472-3

Bulwer, Revd H.E.: Short biography in The Ringing World 11 July 1980 p.609

Bunbury, Cheshire: “The Church Bells of Bunbury, Cheshire” by J.W. Clarke from The Bunbury Papers (editor Maurice H. Ridgway) no.3 (1950), with an appendix on ringers and ringing customs

Bunyan, John: "Bellringer Bunyan" [John Bunyan and Elstow bells] by Ernest Morris in the Bedfordshire Magazine Vol.1 no.7 (Winter 1948/9) pp.267-9

Bunyan, John: "John Bunyan" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1910 pp.49, 61

Bunyan, John: 'John Bunyan and Elstow Abbey' by the late Ernest Morris in The Ringing World 20 Dec.1968 pp.984-5 with additional information on Elstow Bells by Martyn Marriott

Bunyan, John: 'John Bunyan, the Bellringer' by T.A. Bevis in Ringing World 17 August 1962 ppp.542-3

Buoy Bells: 'More on Buoy bells' by David Cawley in Ringing World 7 November 2003 pp.1081 and 1083

Buoy bells: 'Trinity House Bells' by David Kelly in Ringing World 24 October 2003 pp.1013-4 and 1018

Burford, Oxon: 'The Burford Bell Foundry' by Frederick Sharpe in The Ringing World 31 May 1963 p.366

Burkin, William: 'A Celebration of Nutfield's Greatest Bell Ringers' [John Burkin and his son William Burkin (d.1904 aged 42) who was master of the College Youths in 1896-7] by Peter Finch in The Ringing World 8 October 2004 p.988

Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk: 'The Bellfounder's indent at Bury St.Edmunds' [matrix of a memorial brass of c.1470-80 to an unidentified bellfounder under the gateway or Norman Tower of St. James's church – now the Cathedral – at Bury] by Sally Badham and John Blatchly in Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History Vol.XXXVI Pt.4 (1988) pp.288-97

Buttery, John: 'John Buttery (Leicester)' in 'Ringers I remember' by Ernest Morris in The Ringing World 26 Dec.1952 p.822

Byrdall Family of Exeter: 'On my doorstep' by the Rev. J.G.M Scott in The Ringing World 27 August 1954 pp.545-6

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Cadman, Robert: 'The Story of Cadman's last flight – St.Mary's Church, Shrewsbury' [Robert Cadman (d.1739), steeplejack, who performed balancing acts on ropes suspended from high towers including Shrewsbury and Bromham (Wilts)] by Martin D. Fellows in The Ringing World 9 January 2004 p.44; letter 'The Steeple Flyer' [Cadman at Bromham (Wilts) in 1735] from Dennis Powney in The Ringing World 16 January 2004 p.54

'Call-change ringing and its roots in oral tradition, Devon' : Bint, J. M. G. (Unpublished B.Mus. (Hons.) dissertation University of Birmingham, May 1997)

Call-changes: 'The New Wine and the Old Bottles: Change and call change, 19th Century' by the Rev. J.G.M. Scott in The Ringing World 18 August 1961 p.560; letter from William Shepherd (referring to an earlier one) in Ringing World 1 Sept.1961 p.591

Cambridge, Clare College: 'Elizabeth finds a home' by Mary Bliss in Ringing World 23 May 2003 p.501 – C14th bell with inscription 'Elizabet de Burgo Iesus Christus' acquired by Mary Bliss at a sale of goods from Highnam Court, Gloucs (the former home of Thomas Gambier Parry) in 1971, presented by her to Clare College, Cambridge. Hung by Whites.

Cambridge, Great St.Mary: 'Twelve Bell Towers: St.Mary the Great, Cambridge' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 31 March 1961 p.224

Cambridge, Kings College: 'History of the Peal of Bells belonging to Kings College Cambridge' by J.W. Clarke in the Cambridge Antiquarian Communications No.XXI, being no.3 of the 4th vol, pp.223-243 (1879)

Cambridge Major: 'Old Cambridge Surprise' by Cyril A. Wratten in Ringing World 4 January 1980 p.14

Cambridge Maximus: 'Commemoration of the 1910 peal of Cambridge Maximus at Ipswich' by Edward Jenkins and George W. Pipe in The Ringing World 30 October 1970 p.850

Cambridge University Guild: 'Cambridge University Guild of Change Ringers 1879-1979' by W.T. Cook in The Ringing World 2 February 1979 pp.94-5

Cambridge University Guild: William T. Cook The Cambridge University Guild of Change Ringers 1879-1979 (1979)

Cambridge: 'Ancient church bells in Cambridge' by the Rev. A.H.F. Boughey in the Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society Vol.21 pp.74-82

Cambridgeshire: 'Cambridgeshire Bell Frames' by Robert Walker in Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society Vol.XV pp.81- 113

Cambridgeshire: Cambridgeshire Church Goods: Inventories for the County and the Isle of Ely for various years, 1538-1556 by J.J. Muskett and C.H. Evelyn White (1940)

Cambridgeshire: Chapters on 'Cambridgeshire Bells' by Ranald Clouston (pp.361-377) and 'Church Clocks' by C.A. Hartridge (pp.378-384) in Carola Hicks (ed) Cambridgeshire Churches (Paul Watkins, Stamford, 1997)

'Campanology, Mathemartical Groups in', : Price, B. D. in The Mathematical Gazette Vol. 53 (1969) pp. 129-133

Cannon, A. Patrick: 'Peals in 1000 Different Towers: Mr. A Patrick Cannon the first to achieve this feat' in The Ringing World 29 [recte 20] September 1972 p.775, 29 September 1972 p.788, 6 October 1972 p.809, and 13 October 1972 pp.828-9; list of his peals in The Ringing World 18 March 1983 pp.213-4

Cannon, A. Patrick: Obituary and appreciations etc. in The Ringing World 19 November 1982 pp.965-6

Canterbury Cathedral, Kent: 'Canterbury Cathedral' by N.J. Davies in Ringing World 13 December 1968 p.963-5

Canterbury: 'Lost Churches and Bells of Canterbury' by David L. Cawley in Ringing World 19/26 December 2003 pp.1238-43

Canterbury, St.Stephen: 'St. Stephen's, Canterbury, Kent' by D.L. Cawley in The Ringing World 11 February 1972 pp.115-6

Canterbury: 'Peals at Canterbury Cathedral' in The Ringing World 16 January 1981 p.48; letter from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 13 February 1981 p.143; letter from William T. Cook in The Ringing World 20 March 1981 p.252; letter from David Cawley in The Ringing World 1 May 1981 p.391

Carillon : 'Carillon for the University of Chicago – Summer Visit' in The Society of Engineers Journal and Transactions Vol xxiii pp. 80-96 (July/Sept 1932)

Carillons. Fletcher, N. H., McGee W. T., Tamopolsky, A. Z. : 'Bell Clapper impact dynamics and the voicing of a carillon' in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 111 (3) March 2002 pp. 1437-1444. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Of interest to those studying clappering of bells]

Carlisle Diocesan Guild: History by Douglas Sim in The Ringing World 1 July 1983 pp.525-6 [also other articles in this period]

Carter, John: Biographical account of John Carter in Chapter eight “The Inventors” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.69-72

Carter, John: 'John Carter 1854-1927' by E.C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 31 March 1967 p.213

Cashmore, Harold: Biographical account of Harold Cashmore in Chapter nine “The Handbell Men” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.87-9

Cawley, D. L. : 'A Review of the Four-Bell Towers in the Administrative County of Kent' in The Ringing World 1 November 1968 p.846

Cawthorne, Yorks: 'Ringing in a Yorkshire Village' by N.F. Moxon in Ringing World 11 February 1955 pp.90-1
Change Ringing: 'The Birth of Change Ringing: Development of Mediaeval Practice' J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 23 December 1938 p.830

Chaddesley Corbett, Worcs: "Chaddesley Corbett 1784" by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 19/26 December 1975 p.1049

Chaldon, Surrey: Article on Chaldon church with photographs of the church and its ancient bell in the Proceedings of the 75th annual congress of the British Archaeological Association in London 18-20 July 1918, in The Journal of the British Archaeological Association New Series Vol.24 (1918) pp.230-2

Champion, William : 'Dursley Ringer convicted' by John Taylor - about William Champion (b.1801-d.1871) of Dursley, transported to Tasmania in 1823, later responsible for the installation of the bells at Holy Trinity Hobart in 1847 - in The Ringing World 5 Oct.2001 p.990

Change Ringing Wein, Elizabeth E. ' Part of the pattern: Class and society reflected in the English Art of change ringing' (Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Pennsylvania, 1994)

Channel Islands: 'Some Church Bells of the Channel Islands today' by the Rev. P.N. Bond in The Ringing World 23 March 1973 p.234

Charles Dickens among the College Youths' - article first published in 1869 reprinted in The Ringing World 23 March 1973 p.236 and 240, 30 March 1973 p.260, and 6 April 1973 p.270

Chattell, William: Biographical account of William Chattell in Chapter three “The Characters” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.19-21

Chattell, William: 'William Chattell' by John Day, written 1895, reprinted 1942 and again in The Ringing World 8 October 1976 p.845

Chatwin, P. B. : Middleton, Warwicks: 'The Bell-frame in Middleton Church Tower' in Transactions of the Birmingham and Midland Institute Vol.LXVII (1939 and 1940) pp.89-90

Cheltenham: Article on bells and ringers in The Ringing World 26 May 1978 pp.433-4

Cheshire: 'Bells and Bell Founding' by J.W. Clarke in the Transactions of the Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society Vol.54 (1939) pp.21-30

Cheshire: 'Bread Cast on the Waters – a Cheshire memory' [about James S. Wilde, ringing at Hyde, and record peal of minor in 1923] by John P. Fidler in The Ringing World 17 January 1969 p.55

Cheshire: Chapter on bells of the Wirral in Charles W. Budden Old English Churches: Their architecture, furniture and customs (Liverpool Cathedral bookshop, 1925) pp.40-59

Cheshire: 'Cheshire Bells' by J.W. Clarke in the Transactions of the Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society Vols.60-68 – Part I Vol.60 (1948) pp.86-116, Part 2 Vol.61 (1949) pp.62-90, Part 3 Vol.62 (1950-1) pp.29-53, Part 4 Vol.63 (1952-3) pp.27-51, Part 5 Vol.65 pp.48-69 (1955) and Part 6 Vol.68 (1958) pp.24-44

Cheshire: 'Church Bells' by Canon Bloomfield in the Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society (Old Series) Vol.III pp.461-470 [notes on Cheshire bells]

Cheshire: 'The Bells of Cheshire' by F.H. Crossley in the Transactions of the Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society Vol.58 (1945-6) pp.205-44 [general notes on bells in Cheshire with an addendum by Arthur J. Hawkes on the Wigan bellfounders]

Chesnutt, Robert: 'Robert Chesnutt of Norwich - a note for the 160th anniversary of his death' by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 19 June 1981 p.531

Chester Diocesan Guild: The Chester Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers: The first hundred years 1887-1987 (1988)

Chester, St.Michael: 'The Bells of St.Michael's, Chester' by the Rev. J. Godson in the Journal of the Chester Archaeological and Historical Society (New Series) Vol.IV pp.186-9

Chester Diocesan Guild: 'The Chester Diocesan Guild' in Ringing World 2 May 1947 p.199

Chicago : 'Carillon by Gillet & Johnston for the University of Chicago' in The Society of Engineers Journal and Transactions Vol xxiii pp. 80-96 (July/Sept 1932)

Chime Barrels : Jennings, Trevor S. British and Irish Chime Barrel Mechanisms, their Music and the Community Response 1550-1930 (2000)

Chinese bells: “On acoustical properties of ancient Chinese musical bells” by Jie Pan, Xiaodong Li and Jing Tian in the proceedings of the Thirteenth International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Vienna, 2006

Chivers, Ted: 'The Life and Times of a Country Ringer – Ted Chivers at 80' by John Brain in The Ringing World 9 May 2003 pp.437

Christchurch Priory: 'Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Christchurch' by Rosemary Rogers in The Ringing World 13 September 1996 pp.925-6

Christleton, Cheshire: 'Christleton College Youths: an old Cheshire Society' by John W. Clarke in The Ringing World 6 May 1938 p.295

Church, Reginald and Thomas: 'Bells for Peace – Cannons for war' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 11 Jan.1963 p.21

Churches Conservation Trust (CCT)... formerly Redundant Churches Fund (RCF): 'Bells in churches cared for by the CCT' by Neil Skelton in The Ringing World 7 March 2003 pp.217-8, 220

CIREL: An Error Detector and Logger for Church Bell Ringers, Rice, J. M. (Unpublished M.Sc. dissertation, University of Bristol, May 1989)

Clapper impact dynamics and the voicing of a carillon'. Fletcher, N. H., McGee W. T., Tamopolsky, A. Z. in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 111 (3) March 2002 pp. 1437-1444. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Of interest to those studying clappering of bells]

Clappers: 'Ductile Iron and its use for Bell Clappers' in Ringing World 22 August 2003 p.817

Clare, Suffolk: 'First peal at Clare' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 3 July 1981 p.578; letter from Archie Fitch in The Ringing World 7 August 1981; letter from Alan P. Mayle in The Ringing World 16 October 1981 p.907

Clarke, Charles: 'Mr. C.W. Clarke's achievements in Bedfordshire ringing' by H.W.G. [Harry Gayton] in The Ringing World 6 January 1939 p.7

Clouston, Ranald : Tributes and Obituary in The Ringing World 21 June 2002 pp. 613-4 and 632-633

Clockmakers: Cockey Family: The Astronomical Clockmaker Edward Cockey and other Warminster Horologists by David Pollard (Bedeguar Books, Warminster, 1998)

Cockey Family: 'The Cockeys of the West Country: Bellfounders, Clockmakers, Engineers, Churchwardens' by J.E. Lewis Cockey in The Ringing World 16 April 1954 p.252

Cockey family: 'The Cockeys' by George W. Massey in Ringing World 5 December 1975 p.994 (referring to earlier references in ibidpp.899 and 930)

Coddenham: 'Ringers' memorandum of 1756' in The Ringing World 23 July 1976 p.632; and letter in The Ringing World 20 August 1976 p.694 and 700

Coleridge, Canon George Frederick : Short biography in The Ringing World 28 March 1980 p.286

College Youths: "The College Youths who never were" by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 21 January 1983 pp.52-3

College Youths: 'Charles Dickens among the College Youths' - article first published in 1869 reprinted in The Ringing World 23 March 1973 p.236 and 240, 30 March 1973 p.260, and 6 April 1973 p.270

College Youths: 'Counsel and the College Youths' by William T. Cook in Ringing World 4 July 1969 p.521; letters from N.J. Davies and E. Barnett in The Ringing World 18 July 1969 p.562

College Youths: 'Dissension among the College Youths' by William Butler in The Ringing World 26 February 1982 pp.167-8

College Youths: 'Mrs. Bird and the College Youths' [restrictions on ringing at Bow] by Mark Regan in The Ringing World 7 June 1996 pp.577-8

College Youths: 'The College Youths' Cup (or Cap?) Final' [Sonning cup 1783] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 20/27 December 1974 p.1068

College Youths: 'The College Youths who never were' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 21 January 1983 pp.52-3

Collins, David: 'David Collins of Worlingworth' by Claude Rush in Ringing World 26 March 1976 p.262

Competitions: 'Contest Ringing in North of England' by Noel F. Moxon in The Ringing World 27 March 1959 p.208, 3 April p.218-9, 10 April p.238 and 17 April p.257

Complete rings: 'Oldest complete ring' by Ranald W.M. Clouston in The Ringing World 18 Feb. 1966 p.105 [lists complete rings of three, four and five by one founder]; 'The Oldest Existing Ring of Eight' by Ranald W.M. Clouston in The Ringing World 8 Feb. 1963 pp.89 and 91

Compositions : 'Using a computer to prove peals'. Bailey R. (Unpublished thesis, M. Tech., Brunel University, 1978)

Computer : 'Using a computer to prove peals'. Bailey R. (Unpublished thesis, M. Tech., Brunel University, 1978)

Conservation : Rebecca Mary George : 'Our Use of the Past. How the demands of heritage and conservation and the demands of a living tradition conflict, and how they can be accommodated'. (Unpublished B.A. dissertation, University of Leicester, March 2001)

Conservation: 'Recasting History' by Christopher Dalton in Landscape [c.1987 - edition/date uncertain] pp.86-89

Conservation : Ward, N. 'Bells: A Conservation Study', (Unpublished dissertation for a Diploma in Conservation Studies, University of York 1980)

Cooper, Henry: 'Henry Cooper' [of Birmingham] by John Day, written 1895, reprinted 1943, and again reprinted in The Ringing World 19/26 December 1975 p.1056

Cornwall: 'A Growing heritage' [developent of rings of bells in Cornwall] by the Rev. A.S. Roberts in The Ringing World 17 July 1953 p.461

Coventry : Trollope, J. A. : 'The Dekyns of Coventry : medieval bell ringers' in The Ringing World 22 December 1939 pp 757-8 and 29 December 1929 pp 769-70

Coventry, Holy Trinity : 'The Spire of Holy Trinity Coventry' by Paul Beckman and John Blanchard in The Arup Journal Dec. 1980 pp. 6-14

Coventry: 'The lost bells of Holy Trinity, Coventry' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 22 May 1987 pp.461, 465-8

Cox, John: Biographical account of John Cox in Chapter eight “Two Remarkable Ringers and their Rivalry” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Crediton, Devon: 'Crediton restored and augmented' by Howard Egglestone in The Ringing World 1 October 2004 pp.941-3; 'Crediton Restored: 2004 Diary' by Howard Egglestone in The Ringing World 17/24 December 2004 pp.1205-8

Crofts, William Doubleday: 'William Doubleday Crofts of Nottingham – a reappraisal' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 21/28 Dec.2001 pp.1264-6


Crofts, William Doubleday: Biographical account of William Doubleday Crofts by George Dawson in Chapter three “Two Country Leaders” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Cross, Richard: Biographical account of Richard Cross of the Shrewsbury Union Society in Chapter four “Two contrasting Provincial Societies” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Crove, H. Cross- : Norfolk and East Anglia: 'Henry Cross-Grove' [extracts from Norwich Gazette 1710-1740] edited by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 12 March 1971 p.216, 17 September 1971 p.816, 24 September 1971 p.836, 1 October 1971 p.856, 8 October 1971 p.880, 15 October 1971 p.904, 22 October 1971 p.928, 29 October 1971 p.948, 5 November 1971 p.968, 12 November 1971 p.988, and 19 November 1971 p.1008

Cumberlands: 'How the Royal Cumberland Society was formed' by J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 24 November 1939 pp.708-9

Cumberlands: 'Society of Royal Cumberland Youths: Historical note' by E.A. Barnett in The Ringing World 1 September 1972 p.695, 8 September 1972 p.728, 15 September 1972 p.747, 29 September 1972 pp.768-9

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Davies, Rev. C.D.P.: Short biography in The Ringing World 11 April 1980 P.327

Dawe, F.E.: Short biography in The Ringing World 6 June 1980 p.495

Dawe, William: '15th Century William Underhill – 'the ffounder'' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 11 April 1963 p.245; followed by letters from Percy Amos ('William Underhill or William Dawe?') and George P. Elphick ('Underhill not a Founder') in ibid  26 April 1963 p.276 and reply by Trevor A. Bevis ('William Dawe, not Underhill') in ibid 3 May 1963 p.292

Day, John 'Recollections of Mr. John Day' concerning Thomas and Charles Thurstans, James Jarvis, John James, William Hassall, Thomas Chapman, Thomas Worrall, Henry Cooper, Samuel Lawrence, Joseph Riley, John Bayliss, Thomas Hall, Thomas Gay, Thomas Bingham, William Chattell, John Hopkins, Thomas Hobday, Isaac John Benjamin Lates, Emanuel Stokes, Thomas Day, John Walker, Robert Roberts, and Henry Johnson in Bell News 29 June to 21 September 1895 (pp.52-195 passim)

Day of Eye, bellhangers: 'Captain of Eye, Suffolk – some memories of bell hanging' in The Ringing World 12 March 1954 p.174 – a short article on Frederick Brunning (aged 70), with a list of places where Brunning worked while employed as a bellhanger for George Day & Sons, bell hangers, of Eye, and mention of peal at the memorial service for Frederick Day on 16 July 1922

Day of Eye, bellhangers: 'The Days of Eye' by Claude Rush in Ringing World 5 Dec.1952 p.780 [on death of Hubert Joseph Day on 9 August last, aged 63] and letter from George E. Symonds in The Ringing World 19 Dec.1952 p.811

Death and burial: 'Dead Men's Bells' by Dr. Julian W.S. Litten in The Ringing World 16 Jan.2004 p.51

'Deaths while ringing' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 25 January 1991 pp.78-9; letter from David Cubitt in The Ringing World 1 March 1991 p.212

Denyn, Josef: 'Josef Denyn' [carilloneur from Malines (aka Mechelin) Belgium] by John Eisel in The Ringing World 4 May 2001 pp.450-1

Derby Diocesan Association: 'The Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bellringers' (various articles) in The Ringing World 19 April 1996 pp.409-11, 414-7, 420-2

Derby Diocesan Association: 'The Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers 1946-1977: a brief history' by D. Carlisle in The Ringing World 27 May 1977 p.438

Derby, All Saints [Cathedral]; 'An account of the ring of bells now in the tower of the church of All Saints, Derby' by W.H. St. John Hope in the Journal of the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Vol.1 (1879) pp.42-67

Derby, All Saints [Cathedral]; 'George Sorocold,of Derby, a pioneer of water supply' [includes reference to Sorocold's design for the bellframe at All Saints] by F. Williamson in the Journal of the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Vol.57 pp.47-8

Derby, St.Peter: 'The Bells of St.Peter's Derby' by George Bailey in the Journal of the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Vol.21 pp.90-94 and 'Notes on the bells of St.Peter's Derby' [after repair and augmentation] in ibidVol.24 pp.55-6

Derbyshire: 'Derbyshire Bellfounders' [Thomas le Clerc, Daniel Hedderly etc] by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 27 May 1977 p.439

'Detached Church Belfries, with special reference to those in the county of Hereford' by J. Severn Walker in AASRP Vol.10 pp.295- 306

Devizes, Wilts: 'Devizes Bellfounders' [James Bartlett, James Burrough and William Box] by Anne Willis in The Ringing World 13 June 2001 pp.706 and 720

Devon: 'Ancient Bells in Devon: a progress report' by J.G.M.S. in Ringing World 20 January 1956 p.33, letter from F.S. Smale in The Ringing World 3 Feb.1956 p.76 and reply by John G.M. Scott in The Ringing World 9 March 1956 p.137

Devon: The Ringer's Guide to the Church Bells of Devon by Charles Pearson (1888)
Doncaster, St.George, Yorks: 'Doncaster Parish Church Centenary: Fire of February 28th 1853 recalled' in The Ringing World 27 Feb.1953 p.137

'Devon call-change ringing and its roots in oral tradition' : Bint, J. M. G. (Unpublished B.Mus. (Hons.) dissertation University of Birmingham, May 1997)

Devon: 'The Community, the Church and the Ringers - or what shall we do about the Vicar? [disputes between clergy and ringers] by the Rev. J.G.M. Scott in The Ringing World 18 July 1975 pp.597-8, 25 July 1975 p.616, 1 August 1975 p.627, and 8 August 1975 pp.647-8

Devon: 'A Day out with G. Flat [Fred Sharpe]' by J.G.M. Scott in Ringing World 16 August 1968 p.638

Devonshire Ringers: 'The Guild of Devonshire Ringers 1874-1974' in Ringing World 22 March 1974 pp.234-5

Dickens, Charles : 'Charles Dickens among the College Youths' - article first published in 1869 reprinted in The Ringing World 23 March 1973 p.236 and 240, 30 March 1973 p.260, and 6 April 1973 p.270

Disputes : 'The Community, the Church and the Ringers - or what shall we do about the Vicar? [disputes between clergy and ringers] by the Rev. J.G.M. Scott in The Ringing World 18 July 1975 pp.597-8, 25 July 1975 p.616, 1 August 1975 p.627, and 8 August 1975 pp.647-8

Disputes: 'Some Ringing Disputes and Court Cases in the Nineteenth Century' [Selborne (Hants), Stoke Edith (Herefs), Camerton (Somerset), Bitton (Glos), Chesterfield (Derbys), Longney (Glos), Monmouth, Wanborough (Wilts), Doncaster (Yorks), Thurnby (Leics), East Brent (Somerset), and Little Dewchurch (Herefs)] by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 20/27 December 2002 p.1296-7

Diss: 'Diss, Norfolk - 150 years ago' by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 18 February 1983

Dobson, William : : 'The Downham Foundry' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 31 Jan.1986 pp.93-4

Dobson, William: 'William Dobson's foreign bells' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 21 Sept.2001 p.946

Doncaster: 'Bells of St.George's, Doncaster' by Harold Walker in The Ringing World 22 June 1951 p.394

Dorchester, Dorset: 'St. Peter's Society of Change Ringers, Dorchester, Dorset' - a note on the ringers' pewter flagon dated 1676 - by R.H. Duke, in The Ringing World 2 October 1970 p.783

Dorset: 'Dorset Church dedications' by E.T. Long with Appendix III listing (pp.55-7) churches with mediaeval bells in the Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History Society and Antiquarian Field Club Vol.52 pp.30-58

Dorset: 'The Church Bells of Dorset' [a general account] by L.B. Clarence in the Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History Society and Antiquarian Field Club Vol.17 pp.25-42

Dorset: 'The Four Bell Towers of Dorset' by Christopher Dalton in Ringing World 20 September 1968 p.723

Downham Market: 'The Downham Foundry' [Thomas Osborn and William Dobson] by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 31 Jan.1986 pp.93-4

Downham, Lancs: 'Note on the bells at Downham said to have come from Whalley Abbey' in the Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Vol.38 pp.138-46

Dovey, James: Biographical account of James Dovey of Stourbridge in Chapter four “Two contrasting Provincial Societies” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Driver, Albert G.: 'Albert G. Driver' by E.A. Barnett in The Ringing World 20 November 1981 p.1010

Dublin: 'Dodginess at Dublin [1897]' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 11 March 1977 p.202 and 18 March 1977 pp.234-5

Duckworth, Richard: Biographical account of Richard Duckworth in Chapter one “The Beginnings of Change Ringing” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) p[no pagination]

Duckworth, Richard: 'The Reverend Richard Duckworth of Hartest' by R.W.M. Clouston in The Ringing World 16 March 1973 p.216

Duffield, E.P.: 'Duffield photographs' [re Edward P. Duffield in Bedfordshire] in The Ringing World 6 January 1984 p.3; 'Edward P. Duffield in Bedfordshire' [including Ted Duffield's own account (1981) of 'My time in Bedfordshire 1915-1921'] in The Ringing World 14 April 1995 pp.378-9

Dumb bells: 'Notes about Dumb Bells' by R.S. Ferguson in Archaeological Journal March 1896 pp.19-25 (refers to article by Ferguson in Archaeological Journal Vol.LII p.45 (March 1895) 'On a Dumb Bell at Knole')

Dumb bells: 'The History of the Dumb Bell' by David Bryant in The Ringing World 15 March 2002 pp.261-2

Dumb-Bell :Volk, C. Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent: 'The Dumb-Bell at Knole: A Seventeenth-Century Exercising Device' in Gervase Jackson-Stops (Editor) National Trust Studies 1981 (Sotheby Parke Bernet 1981 -ISBN 0 85667 110 X) pp.133-8

Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland: 'The campanology of Dumfries and Galloway – The Bells of Dumfries' by James Barbour in The Transactions and Journal of Proceedings of the Dumfries and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, Session 1892-3 no.9, pp.130-7

Dunstable, Beds: Julian Litten looks at … 'Dunstable Priory, Bedfordshire' in The Ringing World 6 August 2004 p.753

Dunstable Priory: "A Death in the Belfry, a Lost Peal, and Handbell Ringing at Dunstable" in The Ringing World 8 August 1997 pp.793-4, 797

Durham and Newcastle Association: "The Durham & Newcastle Association' in The Ringing World 12 September 1947 p.439

Durham and Newcastle Association: 'The Durham and Newcastle Association 1877-1977' by Roland Park in The Ringing World 16 September 1977 pp.789-91

Durham: 'Ancient Customs: The Rites of Durham' by Ernest Morris in The Ringing World 29 September 1939 p.613

Dursley, Glos: 'Dursley Ringer convicted' by John Taylor - about William Champion (b.1801-d.1871) of Dursley, transported to Tasmania in 1823, later responsible for the installation of the bells at Holy Trinity Hobart in 1847 - in The Ringing World 5 Oct.2001 p.990

Dutch Bell Founding Art. Contemporary', by Lehr, A. in Hedendaagse Nederlandse Klokkengletkunst, Netherlands Acoustic Society Publiocation No. 7, 1965 pp. 20-49 (reprinted in Rossing – see Author Index) See also the following web site : http://www.hibberts.co.uk/lehr.htm

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Eardisland, Herefs: Article on Eardisland church and bells by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 9 June 1978 pp.473-4

East Anglia: 'Two eighteenth century manuscripts' [a ringing notebook later owned in 1871-1904 by the ringers at Great Ashfield, Suffolk, and a notebook of John Tillott] by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 20 July 2001 pp.728-9

East Berks and South Bucks Society of Change Ringers: 'The East Berks and South Bucks Society of Change Ringers' centenary article in The Ringing World 27 April 1979 p.342

East Derbyshire and West Nottinghamshire Association: 'East Derbyshire and West Nottinghamshire Association of Church Bell Ringers 1887-1977' in Ringing World 28 October 1977 pp.926-7

East Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Association: 'East Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Association' by J.H.P. in The Ringing World 21 November 1947

East Grinstead: Letter on 'Cricketer at East Grinstead?' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 14 January 1983 p.24; letter on Lambert the cricketer from John Riley in The Ringing World 28 January 1983 p.69; further letter from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 25 February 1983 p.156

East Harling, Norfolk: 'Half a century of East Harling bells' in The Ringing World 11 Jan. 1963 p.18; 'SS.Peter & Paul's, East Harling' by Dr. Paul Jonason in The Ringing World 15 March 1963 p.174-5

Eastern Counties: Some Particulars of the Principal Rings of Bells in the Eastern Counties [Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex and Huntingdonshire] compiled by Rev. William C. Pearson (Vicar of Henley, Suffolk), Smiths, Suitall Press, Ipswich, 1910

Eayre & Smith: 'Foundry Focus' articles in The Ringing World include [this list is incomplete] 4 September 1987 p.789; 18 November 1988 p.1088; 11 January 1991 pp.25-6; 3 July 1992 pp.633-4; 16 July 1993 pp.689-90; 15 August 1997 pp.817-8; 20 August 1999 pp.796 and 813; 25 August 2000 pp.833-4, 839; 10 August 2001 pp.811-3; 13 June 2003 pp.561-2; 20 August 2004 pp.797, 800-1

Eayre family: 'The Eayres family' by Raymond M. Ayres in The Ringing World 5 September 1975 p.735

Eayre family: 'Thomas Eayre of Kettering and other members of his family' by P.I. King in Northamptonshire Past and Present Vol.1 no.5 (1952) pp.11-23

Eayre, Thomas: 'Thomas Eayre of Kettering (1691-1757)' by P.I.C. [Patrick I. Chapman] in The Ringing World 8 January 1954 p.29

Eccleston, Theodore: 'Theodore Eccleston of Crowfield Hall Esquire' by Rev. William C. Pearson in Bell News 5 Sept.1908 pp.313-4

Ecclestone, Theodore : 'Church of St.Mary the Virgin, Mortlake' [with references to Theodore Eccleston] by Leslie R. Freeman in The Ringing World 13 June 1969 p.458

Edinburgh, St.Andrew: 'The historic bells of St.Andrew & St.George, Edinburgh' by Alan Hughes in The Ringing World 19 September 2003 p.895

Edinburgh, St.Giles, Scotland (Midlothian): “The bells of St.Giles, Edinburgh, with a notice of the missing bells of the Chapel of Holyrood House” by George Hunter MacThomas Thoms in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 14 January 1884 pp.94-102

Edinburgh, St.Giles, Scotland (Midlothian): “Contract between the City of Edinburgh and John Meikle for a chime of musical bells, 1698” by David Laing in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland c.1883 pp.196-201

Edvin Loach, Herefs: 'Edvin Loach bells recovered' by David Bagley in The Ringing World 20 Feb 2004 p.172

Eldridge family: 'An ancient family of founders: the Eldridges' by William Shepherd in The Ringing World 2 January 1953 p.1

Ellacombe, Henry Thomas: Biographical account of Henry Thomas Ellacombe in Chapter eleven “The Turning Point” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Ellacombe, Rev H. T. : 'More informatioin on the Rev H. T. Ellacombe and his family' by Richard Bowden in The Ringing World 31 January 1997 pp 111-2.

Ellacombe, Rev. H.T.: 'H.T. Ellacombe, 19th century belfry reformer' by Tina Stoecklin in The Ringing World 20/27 December 1996 pp.1273-7; 'Further notes on the Rev. H.T. Ellacombe' by J.C. Eisel in The Ringing World 31 January 1997 pp.111-2

Eldridge, Richard, Bellfounder : Rice, R. G. : 'Some Account of Richard Eldridge, of Horsham, Bellfounder, and Notes upon the Bells of St. Mary's Church' in Sussex Archaeological Collections vol 31 (1881)

Elliott family of Kelvedon: 'Seven Generations of Bell-ringing Elliotts' by Win. M. Elliott in The Ringing World 26 July 1974 pp.607-8

Elsee, Canon Henry J.: Canon H.J. Elsee in The Ringing World 2 June 1972 p.448

Elstow, Beds: "Bellringer Bunyan" [John Bunyan and Elstow bells] by Ernest Morris in the Bedfordshire Magazine Vol.1 no.7 (Winter 1948/9) pp.267-9

Elstow, Beds: 'John Bunyan and Elstow Abbey' by the late Ernest Morris in The Ringing World 20 Dec.1968 pp.984-5 with additional information on Elstow Bells by Martyn Marriott

Ely Cathedral, Cambs: J. Heyman 'The Strengthening of the West Tower of Ely Cathedral' in Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers, Part I (1976) 60, Feb pp.123-147

Ely Diocesan Association: 'Ely Diocesan Association's 75th Anniversary: a brief history leading up to the present day' in The Ringing World 31 March 1972

Error Detector and Logger for Church Bell Ringers, CIREL Rice, J. M. (Unpublished M.Sc. dissertation, University of Bristol, May 1989)

Esquire Youths, Rules for the 1662-3' [ringing company founded by Sir Henry Chauncy - original manuscript in British Library, ref. Add.Ms.28,504] in Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society Vol.11 (1954) pp.241-8 Essex Association: 'A Brief History of the Essex Association 1879-1974' in The Ringing World 12 July 1974 pp.567-8

Essex: 'The Rev. H.T.W. Eyre's contribution to the church and ringing in Essex' by Peter Came in The Ringing World 25 May 1979 p.446, 8 June 1979 p.487, and 15 June 1979 p.503

Essex: 'Two notable Essex clerics: T.L. Papillon and H.T.W. Eyre' by J.E.G. Roast in The Ringing World 24 September 1976 p.790; letter from J.P. Fidler concerning Eyre in The Ringing World 15 October 1976 p.860

Essex: The Church Bells of Essex, their founders, inscriptions, traditions and uses by the Rev. Cecil Deedes and H.B. Walters (1909)

Evans, William: 'Your most obliged, humble servant, Wm. Evans' [William Evans and Exeter Cathedral bells] by the Rev. J.G.M. Scott in The Ringing World 28 Feb. 1964 p.137

Evercreech, Somerset: 'Bells heard by Millions: A short history of St.Peter's Evercreech' by Harry Sanger in The Ringing World 10 April 1959 p.240 and 17 April p.256

Exeter Cathedral, Devon: '100 years of Peals at Exeter Cathedral' by Howard Egglestone in The Ringing World 27 February 2004 pp.193-4

Exeter Cathedral, Devon: 'Tho: Purdue Fecit' by the Rev. J.G.M. Scott in The Ringing World 21 February 1964 p.121; 'Your most obliged, humble servant, Wm. Evans' by the Rev. J.G.M. Scott in The Ringing World 28 Feb. 1964 p.137

Exeter, Devon: 'Excavation of an Early Post-Mediaeval Bronze Foundry at Cowick Street, Exeter, 1999-2000' [reporting on the excavation work of an early 17th-century bell and cauldron foundry of the Birdall family in Exeter] by S.R. Blaylock in Devon Archaeological Society Proceedings no.58 (2000)

Extent of Major: 'The attempt for the extent of Plain Bob Major on Handbells' [rung at Farnham on 27 Dec.1977] in The Ringing World 3 February 1978 p.97

Extent of Major: 'The fight for the 40,000' [i.e. 40,320 Bob Major] by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 6 May 1977 p.373, 13 May 1977 p.403, 20 May 1977 p.418, 27 May 1977 p.462, 3 June 1977 p.479, and 10 June 1977 p.491

Eyre, H. T. W. 'Two notable Essex clerics: T.L. Papillon and H.T.W. Eyre' by J.E.G. Roast in The Ringing World 24 September 1976 p.790; letter from J.P. Fidler concerning Eyre in The Ringing World 15 October 1976 p.860

Eyre, Rev. H.W.T.: 'The Rev. H.T.W. Eyre's contribution to the church and ringing in Essex' by Peter Came in The Ringing World 25 May 1979 p.446, 8 June 1979 p.487, and 15 June 1979 p.503

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Fearn, George: 'George Fearn' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 10 August 1979 p.687

Fearn, George: 'George Fearn's 2,500 peals' by Muriel Reay in The Ringing World 1 September 1972 p.707; appreciation and report of memorial service in The Ringing World 5 July 1974 pp.558-9; obituary in The Ringing World 6 September 1974 pp.727-8; analysis of his peals (2667) by Vernon Green in The Ringing World 14 February 1975 p.139; 'George E. Fearn memorial' in The Ringing World 13 August 1976 p.675

Fearn, George Ernest: Biographical account of George Ernest Fearn in Chapter six “The Peal Ringers” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.56-8

Felkirk: 'A Village team fifty years ago' by Harold Chant in The Ringing World 27 July 1979 p.651 and 3 August 1970 p.671

Felkirk, Yorks: 'St.Peter's, Felkirk, and its ringers' by Harold Chant in The Ringing World 5 July 1963 pp.454-5

Fidler, John P.: 'Retirement of John P. Fidler – outstanding service in providing the country's bells' in The Ringing World 13 December 1968 p.965

Fifty thousand changes: 'Fifty Thousand Changes: Robin Hall reports on the longest peal ever rung' [50,400 Treble Dodging Minor at Coventry for the Ancient Society of College Youths by Philip Earis, Andrew Tibbetts (Conductor) and David Pipe on 2 October 2004 in 17h 6m] in The Ringing World 15 October 2004 pp.989-993

Films and ringing: 'Bells and Ringers on Film' by David Haysom in The Ringing World 31 January 2003 pp.53-4

Finch, John: 'John Finch of Hereford' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 19/26 December 1975 p.1065

Firing: 'Firing' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 28 October 1977 p.928

Fladbury, Worcs: H.B. Walters 'The Sanctus Bell at Fladbury' in Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society (new Series) Vol.IX (1932) pp.27-30

Fladbury, Worcs: H.B. Walters 'The Sanctus Bell at Fladbury' in Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society (new Series) Vol.IX (1932) pp.27-30

Flixton: 'The Flixton Ringing Match [Ashton and Oldham] 1808' by William Butler in The Ringing World 27 August 1976 pp.727-8

Forces, inertia due to bell-ringing' Heyman, J and Threlfall, B in International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. Vol 18 pp. 161-164 1976

Four Shires Guild: 'The Four Shires Guild' in The Ringing World 20 April 1979 pp.321-2 including photograph (p.323) of Great Wolford ringers; letter from Horace Stevens in The Ringing World 25 May 1979 p.430

Fowler, J. T. : 'Pioneers' [W.C. Lukis and J.T. Fowler] by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 16 Feb.2001 p.156

France: 'The Carillons of France' by Barry J. Couzens in The Ringing World 22/29 December 1972 pp.1023-4

Frome Deanery, Somerset: The Bells of Frome Deanery by George Massey (1985)

Fulbourn, Cambs: 'A tower fell down' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 19/26 December 1975 p.1040

Fulham, Middx: 'The Bells of All Saints, Fulham' by Elizabeth Maxwell and Brooke Kingsmill-Lunn in The Ringing World 18 January 1952 p.42

Fussell, W.H.: Biographical account of W.H. Fussell in Chapter five “The Professionals” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.42-4

Fussell, W.H.: 'Fussell's futile little fiddle' [Holme Lacy 'peal' 1892] by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 16 September 1977 pp.811-2

Fussell, W.H.: Series of articles by Ernest Morris on 'The story of a great ringing career – diary of the late Mr. W.H. Fussell' – editorial announcing the series in The Ringing World 8 Dec.1950 p.769, Pt.1 in ibid p.777, Pt.2 in RW 15 Dec.1950 p.793, Pt.3 in RW 22 Dec.1950 pp.810-1, Pt.4 in RW 29 Dec.1950 p.829, Pt.5 in RW 5 Jan.1951 p.11, Pt.6 in RW 12 Jan.1951 pp.26-7, Pt.7 in RW 26 Jan.1951 pp.58-9, Pt.8 in RW 2 Feb.1951 pp.74-5, Pt.9 in RW 16 Feb.1951 p.108, Pt.10 in RW 23 Feb.1951 p.125, Pt.11 in RW 2 March 1951 p.141, Pt.12 in RW 16 March 1951 p.170, Pt.13 in RW 23 March 1951 p.186, Pt.14 in RW 18 May 1951 p.318, Pt.15 in RW 15 June 1951 p.380, Pt.16 in RW 22 June 1951 p.398, Pt.17 in RW 29 June 1951 p.414, Pt.18 in RW 13 July 1951 p.446, Pt.19 in RW 3 August 1951 p.493, Pt.20 in RW 10 August 1951 p.509, Pt.21 in RW 17 August 1951 p.526, and Pt.22 (final part) in RW 31 August 1951 p.556; also note on Mr. W.H. Fussell's peals by William Birmingham in The Ringing World 7 Dec.1951 p.781

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Geary, Sir Francis: 'Admiral Sir Francis Geary - a short treatise on a remarkable man' by A. James Phillips in The Ringing World 15 March 1996 p.271

George, James: 'Mr. James George of Rugby: presentation from old colleagues' [on retirement from the Railway] in The Ringing World 9 October 1914 p.213

George, James: Biographical account of James George in Chapter three “The Characters” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.25-7

George, James: 'The Greatest Living Ringer' by W.E. Box in The Ringing World 23 January 1981 p.74; 60th birthday party programme [1913] in Ringing World 15 January 1982 p.56

Gillet & Johnston, 'Carillon for the University of Chicago – Summer visit' in The Society of Engineers Journal and Transactions Vol xxiii pp. 80-96 (July/Sept 1932)

Gillett & Johnston: 'G&J – the final years from a JT perspective' by Andrew Higson in The Ringing World 9 May 2003 pp.435-6; and letters from Remi Hodister in ibid 21 March 2003 p.282, David Cawley in ibid 9 May 2003 p.451

Gillett & Johnston : The Diary of F. E. Collins bellhanger working for Gillett and Johnston, Croydon from 1926 to 1936 can be found on the hollowing web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

'Gillett & Johnston Ltd. Bell founders of Croydon. A History (1844-1950)' Haybittle, J. (Unpublished B.A. (Hons.) thesis, University of Sheffield, 1985)

Glamorgan : A. Bull 'Glamorgan Bells' : This paper can be found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Glasbury on Wye, Brecon: 'The Glen Kidston Trophy' by John Eisel in Ringing World 26 October 2001

Glasbury: 'Glasbury on Wye Bells and Ringers 1839-1979' by Colin A. Lewis in The Ringing World 14 December 1979 p.1068 and 21/28 December 1979 p.1099

Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association: 'The Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association 1878-1978' in The Ringing World 6 January 1978 pp.2-4

Gloucester Cathedral: 'Bells of Gloucester Cathedral' by the Rev. F.E.B. Witts Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucester Archaeological Society Vol.1 (1882-3) pp.127-39

Gloucester Cathedral: 'Gloucester Cathedral' by E. Mary Bliss in Ringing World 3 December 1976 p.1006

Gloucester: Letter on 'St.Michael's Juniors, Gloucester' [their peal book 1888-1912] by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 20 June 1969 p.482; letter from E. Barnett in The Ringing World 4 July 1969 p.522; letter from F.J. Lewis in The Ringing World 25 July 1969 p.582; letter from John G. Nash in The Ringing World 1 August 1969 p.602

Gloucestershire : Bull, A. 'Gloucestershire Bells' This paper can be found on the following web site :http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Gloucestershire: 'Miscellaneous notes on Gloucestershire Bells' by H.B. Walters in Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucester Archaeological Society Vol.42 (1920) pp.149-79 [a few corrections and additions to Ellacombe, and a list of new bells 1880- 1914]

Gloucestershire: 'Old Bells in Gloucestershire Belfries' by the Rev. F.E.B. Witts in Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucester Archaeological Society Vol.7 pp.56-68

Gloucestershire: 'The Church Bells of Gloucestershire' by H.B. Walters in Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucester Archaeological Society Vol.18 (1893-4) pp.218-251 [general account of bells and their founders] and ibid Vol.20 (1895-7) pp.222-232 [notes on individual parishes]

Gloucestershire: 'The Gloucestershire Bell Founders' by H.B. Walters in Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucester Archaeological Society Vol.34 (1911) pp.110-119 [founders who cast bells at Gloucester] and ibid Vol.41 (1918-19) pp.49-86 [the Bristol Foundry]

Gloucestershire : Sidney J. Madge 'A summary of Gloucestershire bells' in Gloucestershire Notes and Queries Vol.9 (1902) pp.111-2 and pp.178-200 [gives numbers and dates of bells, including modern churches]

Godson, Rev J. : 'The Bells of St.Michael's, Chester' in the Journal of the Chester Archaeological and Historical Society (New Series) Vol.IV pp.186-9

Goldsmith, John Sparkes: Biographical account of John Sparkes Goldsmith in Chapter two “The Editors” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.13-15

Gonerby, Great : see Asher, Isaac (above)

Gosforth: 'All Saints, Gosforth (1901-1936), Tyne & Wear' by Dale Barton in The Ringing World 18 February 1977 pp.133-4 and 25 February 1977 p.175

Goslin, S.B.: Article on 'Westminster Cathedral – three small bells' [by S.B. Goslin 1903] by Alan Blair in The Ringing World 8 Aug.1997 p.799; article on 'The world's worst bellfounder?' by David Cawley, with list of bells by Goslin and contributions from David W. Jack, Denis Frith and David Pobjoy in The Ringing World 31 October 1997 pp.1095-6; followed by letter from Amy and Leslie Coburn in The Ringing World 12 Dec.1997 pp.1236-7; further letters from Alan Blair and Nicholas Davies in The Ringing World 9 Jan.1998 p.28

Goslin, S.B.: Note on 'Bell Hangings' by S.B. Goslin of the Crescent Bell Foundry in Church Bells 6 Jan.1883 reprinted in The Ringing World 27 April 1973 p.326; followed by letters in The Ringing World on S.B. Goslin from E.A. Barnett (18 May 1973 p.390), H.V. Frost and J.E. David (25 May 1973 p.410), D.L. Cawley (1 June 1973 p.434) and Amy Coburn (13 July 1973 p.554)

Gough, Samuel: 'Samuel Gough: 1822-October 21st 1907' [of Leintwardine (Herefs) and Garston (Lancs)] by Peter Furniss in The Ringing World 6 December 2002 p.1227

Granger, B. : "The Bells of Woburn" in the Bedfordshire Magazine Vol.7 no.1 (Summer 1959) pp.20-22

< Gravesend, Kent: “Some notes on the bells of St.George’s Church, Gravesend” by R.H. Hiscock in Archaeologia Cantiana Vol.CII (1985) pp.27-41

Graye, Miles: 'Miles Graye of Colchester and Saffron Walden' by G. Montague Benton in the Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society (New Series) Vol.18 pp.69-71

Greenleaf, William: 'William Greenleaf' by John C. Eisel in Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club Vol.XLVI (1989) pt.II pp.308-317 and pl.XXVIII-XXIX

Greenleaf, William: Mentioned in letter from John C. Eisel in Ringing World 27 August 1982 p.712; 'William Greenleaf' by John C. Eisel in Ringing World 23 April 1999 pp.382-4; 'William Greenleaf and others in New Zealand' by John N. Dunn in The Ringing World 17 September 1999 p.893

Grenada, West Indies: Illustrated article on 'Taylor bells in the West Indies' [St.George's, Grenada, in the Windward Isles] by Douglas Linington, with details of the bells provided by Gerald Flatters from Taylors' archives, in The Ringing World 16 April 2004

Gross-Crove, H. : 'Henry Cross-Grove' [extracts from Norwich Gazette 1710-1740] edited by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 12 March 1971 p.216, 17 September 1971 p.816, 24 September 1971 p.836, 1 October 1971 p.856, 8 October 1971 p.880, 15 October 1971 p.904, 22 October 1971 p.928, 29 October 1971 p.948, 5 November 1971 p.968, 12 November 1971 p.988, and 19 November 1971 p.1008

Groups, Mathematical : Price, B. D. 'Mathematical Groups in Campanology' in The Mathematical Gazette Vol. 53 (1969) pp. 129-133

Groves, Bernard: 'Reflections on 4000 peals' by Bernard Groves [4000th peal rung on 29 April 2004 at Reading] in The Ringing World 28 May 2004 pp.528-9

Groves, James E.: 'James E. Groves' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 30 March 1979 p.271; letter from John Eisel in The Ringing World 27 August 1982 p.712; letter from Eric Speake in The Ringing World 1 October 1982 p.813

Guernsey: 'The Church Bells of Guernsey' by David L. Cawley in The Ringing World 15 Nov. 1963 p.766

Guildford Diocesan Guild: 'Guildford Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers golden jubilee 1927-1977' - anniversary issue of The Ringing World 23/30 December 1977

Guildford Diocesan Guild: 'The Guildford Diocesan Guild' in Ringing World 1 August 1947 pp.367-8

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Hagworthingham, Lincs: D.W. Pearson, 'The Church of Holy Trinity Hagworthingham : Dating the Construction of its Bell Tower Frame' in Lincolnshire History and Archaeology Vol 25 (1990)

Hale, Sir Matthew: "Sir Matthew Hale" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1910 p.73

Haley, Henry: Biographical account of Henry Haley in Chapter eight “Two Remarkable Ringers and their Rivalry” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Halifax, Yorks: 'The Halifax opening in 1787' by David Cubitt in Ringing World 25 July 1958 p.482

Hall, Bishop: "Bishop Hall" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1906 p.373

Halton, Immanuel: 'Immanuel Halton of South Wingfield' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 27 May 1977 p.442

Handbells: 'The Origin of Handbells' by William Butler in Antique Metalware Society Journal Vol. 12 (June 2004) pp.23–32

Handbell ringing: 'Notes on Surprise Peal Ringing on Handbells: the fifties and sixties' by K.S.B. Croft in The Ringing World 28 January 1977 p.69

Handbell ringing: 'Surprise peal ringing on handbells' by K.A.B. Croft in The Ringing World 30 July / 6 August 1976 p.641

Handbells: 'Handbell ringing in the North of England: random reminiscences of Thomas Odgen' in The Ringing World 22 August 1958 p.545

Handbells: 'Notes on Surprise Peal Ringing on handbells 1976-1980' by K.S.B. Croft in The Ringing World 18/25 December 1981 p.1101

Handbells: 'Notes on Surprise Peal Ringing on handbells: 1973-1975' by K.S.B. Croft in The Ringing World 16 June 1978 p.511

Handbells: 'Notes on Surprise Peal Ringing on handbells' by K.S.B. Croft in The Ringing World 25 November 1977 p.1032

Harding, J. : 'The Belfry formerly standing in the close of Salisbury and its bells' in the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine Vol.28 pp.108-20

Hastings stays: 'Hastings stays' in The Ringing World 19/26 December 2003 pp.1230-1

Hatch, Joseph: 'Joseph Hatch, Bellfounder' by Nicholas Davies in The Ringing World 15 March 1963 pp.169-70

Hatton, Warwicks: W.H. Roberts 'Four centuries of a village peal' (illustrated) in Country Life 1960 (5 May) p.1007

Hatton, Warwicks: W.H. Roberts 'Four centuries of a village peal' (illustrated) in Country Life 1960 (5 May) p.1007

Haworth, James Robert: Biographical account of James Robert Haworth in Chapter five “The Professionals” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.35-9

Haworth, James Robert: 'James Robert Haworth: printer, philanthropist, bellringer' by E.A.Y. [E.A. Young] in The Ringing World 21 March 1952 p.188, 4 April 1952 p.220, 18 April 1952 p.252 – and further letter from Young in The Ringing World 2 May 1952 p.283

Haworth, James Robert: 'The Ringing Career of James Robert Haworth' by William T. Cook in The Ringing World 6 November 1970 p.883, 13 November 1970 p.904, 20 November 1970 p.923, 27 November 1970 p.944, 4 December 1970 p.963, 11 December 1970 p.984 and 18 December 1970 p.1004

Heathcote family: 'The Heathcote Family of Chesterfield' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 27 May 1977 p.438

Heavy bells: 'Heavy single bells hung for ringing' by David Bryant in The Ringing World 7 November 2003 p.1065-6, 1072

Hedgcock, J. : 'The Church Bells of St.Helen's, Lancashire' in The Ringing World 28 July 1967 pp.536-7, 4 August 1967 p.554, and 11 August 1967 p.570

Hedon, Yorks: 'Hedon Ringers' Cup' [of 1687] in The Ringing World 18 Dec. 1953 p.825

Helions Bumpstead, Essex: Record of early peal of 5040 Old Grandsire Doubles on 13 October 1834 [ringers named] in The Ringing World 2 August 2002 p.812

Helmingham: 'He gave the bells that they might ring' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 21/28 December 1979 p.1077; letter from Christopher J. Pickford on 'Helmingham's earlier bells' in The Ringing World 1 February 1980 p.106

Hemispherical bells: 'A Hemispherical mystery' by Alan A.J. Buswell in Ringing World 7 Dec.2001 p.1226

Hemispherical bells: 'Strange noises from the Belfry' by David L. Cawley in The Ringing World 21/28 Dec.2001 pp.1260-3

Hemming, Geoffrey J: Obituary in The Ringing World 28 September 1984 pp.825-6

Hereford Diocesan Guild: 'The Hereford Diocesan Guild' by E.G. Benson in The Ringing World 8 August 1947 p.379 and ibid 15 August 1947 pp.392-3

Hertford: 'The Hertford College Youths: The History of an Ancient Society' by J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 31 December 1937 p.866

Herefordshire: 'Some notes on early change-ringing in Herefordshire and its surrounding counties' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 4 October 1974 p.825 and 11 October 1974 p.844

Herefordshire: 'Change ringing in Hereford Diocese in the nineteenth century and the early years of the Hereford Diocesan Guild' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 15 April 1988 pp.365-6, 29 April 1988 p.409, 13 May 1988 p.458, 10 June 1988 p.458, 24 June 1988 p.596, 8 July 1988 pp.651-2 and 29 July 1988 pp.722-3

Herefordshire: 'Detached Church Belfries, with special reference to those in the county of Hereford' by J. Severn Walker in AASRP Vol.10 pp.295-306

Hertford County Association: 'The Hertford County Association of Change Ringers' in The Ringing World 18 May 1984 pp.420-1, 429; 'The Hertford C.A. Centenary' by Rex Agg in The Ringing World 26 October 1984 p.905, 910-12

Hertfordshire: 'The Hertfordshire Youths' by H.V. Frost in The Ringing World 12 November 1982 pp.943-4 and 10 December 1982 p.1032

Hertfordshire: 'Ringing in Hertfordshire' by H.V. Frost in Ringing World 21 Aug. 1953 pp.541-2, 18 Sept 1953 pp.605-6, - and letter in Ringing World 25 Sept.1953 p.631, 30 Oct.1953 p.701, 6 Nov. 1953 p.717 and 4 Dec.1953 pp.781-2

Hertfordshire: 'The Church Bells and Parish Clerks of Hertfordshire' in the Transactions of the East Herts Archaeological Society Vol.9 pp.161-177, 330-349, Vol.10 pp.57-81, 19-225, 299-308, Vol.11 pp.50-76, 128-141, 197-211 and 247-259

Heywood, Arthur Percival: Biographical account of Arthur Percival Heywood in Chapter eleven “The Turning Point” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Heywood, Sir Arthur Percival: 'Sir Arthur Heywood 1849-1916' in Ringing World 27 May 1977 pp.441-2

Heywood, Sir Arthur Percival: 'The Eaton Railway 1896-1947' by David Adams in The Ringing World 9 August 1996 pp.801-4

Heywood, Sir Arthur Percival: Short biography in The Ringing World 14 March 1980 p.243; Letter in The Ringing World 18 April 1980 P.334

High Wycombe, Bucks: An account of the bells and work carried out on them in 1909, in The Records of Buckinghamshire Vol.6 p.341 and Vol.9 pp.445-6

Highclere: Geoffrey K. Dodd A History of the Church, Bells and Bellringing at St. Michael and All Angels Highclere, Hampshire (1991)

Hill, Johanna : in Barron, Caroline M. : 'Johanna Hill (d. 1441) and Johanna Sturdy (d.c.1460. Bell-Founders' in Barron, C. M. and Sutton, A. P. (Eds.) Medieval London Widows (London 1994)

Hill, Peckover [of Norwich]: 'Famous Norwich ringer: Peckover Hill' printed in 1941 and reprinted in The Ringing World 19 January 1979 p.50

Hill, Rev. Arthur du Boulay: 'Rev. Arthur du Boulay Hill' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 1 December 2000 p.1179; 'A follow-up on The Rev. Arthur du Boulay Hill' by Derek Jackson in The Ringing World 20 July 2001 p.727, 740-1

Historians: 'Our Church Bells and Their Historians' by H.B. Walters in Ringing World 27 July 1934 pp.469-70

Hoax peals: 'And it still happens' [hoax peal at Wellingborough] by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 5 December 1980 p.1050

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: 'Dursley Ringer convicted' by John Taylor - about William Champion (b.1801- d.1871) of Dursley, transported to Tasmania in 1823, later responsible for the installation of the bells at Holy Trinity Hobart in 1847 - in The Ringing World 5 Oct.2001 p.990

Holifield, George: Obituary of George Holifield Junior (1890-1982) in Ringing World 11 June 1982 p.482

Holt, Sid: Obituary in The Ringing World 29 July 1983 p.618

Holt, John: Biographical account of John Holt in Chapter two “Change Ringing Established” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Holt, Sidney: 'Sid Holt remembers' edited by John R. Ketteringham in Ringing World 5 October 1984 pp.848-9

Holt's Original: 'The Original' [200th anniversary of the first ringing of John Holt's composition on 17 July 1751 at St.Margaret's, Westminster] in The Ringing World 6 July 1951 p.417; 'Commemorating the 'Original': the story of peals and failures' in The Ringing World 20 July 1951 p.457

Hopkins, Henry Abraham (Cumberland Youth b.1852-d.1940): 'Henry Abraham Hopkins' Peal Book' by David M. Joyce in The Ringing World 13 January 1978 p.28

Hornchurch, Essex: 'Hornchurch Ringers – uniquely quenching their thirst since the 1700s' [ringers' jugs of 1732, 1815 and 1979] by Laetitia Hughes in The Ringing World 24 October 2003 p.1016

Hornsey, Middlesex: 'The Hornsey Bells' by F.W. Draper in Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society Vol.10 (1951) pp.120-2 and 'Hornsey Ringers' Jug' in ibid Vol.11 (1954) p.39

Horsham : Rice, R. G. : 'Some Account of Richard Eldridge, of Horsham, Bellfounder, and Notes upon the Bells of St. Mary's Church' in Sussex Archaeological Collections vol 31 (1881)

Howrah, India: 'A lost ring? St.Thomas's Church, Howrah, India' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 6 December 2002 p.1245

Hubbard, Henry: Biographical account of Henry Hubbard in Chapter nine “The Authors” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Hughes, Alan : Whitechapel Bell Foundry: Interview with Alan Hughes, in The Ringing World 12 July 2002 pp.701-3

Huntingdon, All Saints, Hunts: 'Spire Crash … March 1918' by Trevor Bevis in The Ringing World 23 July 2004 p.723

Huntingdonshire: 'Brief Survey of Huntingdonshire' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 11 November 1960 p.757 and 18 Nov. p.773

Huntingdonshire: '25 Years of the Huntingdonshire Church Bell Restoration Society' by Ruth Ball in The Ringing World 19 November 2004 pp.1126-7

Huntingdonshire: Directory of bells in Huntingdonshire, published by A.R. Flitton, Bury St.Edmunds (March 1915)

Huntingdonshire: 'Post-Reformation Mixed Gothic in Huntingdonshire Church Towers and its Campanological Associations' by Andrew Woodger in Archaeological Journal Vol.141 (1984) pp.269-308

Huntingdonshire: 'Rings of Four Bells in Huntingdonshire' by Peter S. Abbott in The Ringing World 20 January 1967 p.35, 27 January 1967 p.61 and 17 March 1967 p.181


Huntingdonshire: The Edwardian Inventories for Huntingdonshire edited by Mrs. S.C. Lomas from transcripts by T. Craib, in Alcuin Club Collections Vol.VII (1906)

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Inertia forces due to bell-ringing' Heyman, J and Threlfall, B in International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. Vol 18 pp. 161-164 1976

Ipswich, Suffolk: 'Success of the Ipswich Society' [editorial] in The Ringing World 20 January 1039 pp.33-4

Irish Association: 'The Irish Association' in The Ringing World 11 April 1947 pp.163-4

Irish bellfounders: 'Dublin Founders of Ringing Bells' [Murphy, Sheridan, Hodges and O'Byrne] by Colin A. Lewis in The Ringing World  7 June 2002 pp.556-7, 569-70

Isleworth: 'Isleworth's first 300 peals' in The Ringing World 22/29 December 1972 p.1020

Isleworth: 'Pub Peal Remembered' [handbell peal of Grandsire Caters in the London Apprentice at Isleworth in 1848] in The Ringing World 23 March 1973 p.232

Italian bells: 'Two Mediaeval Italian Bells' by Philip Nelson in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Vol.88 pp.257-8 [ Italian bells of 1471 and 1351 in the possession of the Society]

Ivinghoe, Bucks: 'Curious legend on a bell' [a query about the inscription on the 1628 tenor bell at Ivinghoe] in The Records of Buckinghamshire Vol.2 pp.46-7

Izat, J. R. : 'An Ancient Bell at Streatley' in The Berks, Bucks and Oxon Archaeological Journal Vol.II p.109

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James, Henry Law and Edward Bankes: 'Two remarkable brothers' by the Rev. B.F. Sheppard in The Ringing World 24 January 1969 p.61 and (letter) p.63; letter from Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 7 February 1969 p.102; 'Reminiscences of the Rev. H. Law James' by C.T.H. Bradley in Ringing World 21 March 1969 p.223; 'More memories of life at Surfleet with Rev. H. Law James' by C. Rawding and letter from H. Walker in Ringing World 4 April 1969 pp.262-3

James, Rev. H. Law: Biographical account of the Rev. H. Law James in Chapter four “The Development of Spliced” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.30-32

James, Rev. Henry Law: 'The Rev. Henry Law James and Surfleet' by Michael Belcher in The Ringing World 20/27 December 1974 pp.1058-9

Jamestown, Island of Saint Helena [off South Africa]: 'The bells of Jamestown, South Atlantic Ocean' by Colin Lewis in The Ringing World 24 September 2004 pp.917-9

Jenkins, Edward: Appreciations in The Ringing World 28 January 1972 pp.72 and 88

Jersey: 'Parish Churches of Jersey' by Alan A. Price in The Ringing World 18 May 1973 p.391 and 1 June 1973 p.447

John de Stafford: Letter from Ernest Morris headed 'Bells that have made history' in The Ringing World 16 March 1962 p.171 concerning the work of John de Stafford and John de Yorke

Johnson family: '50 and 60 years on: A family story' by J.D. Johnson in The Ringing World 9 March 1973 p.197 and 200

Johnson, Henry: 'He is indeed a wonder': The background to the Birmingham celebrations of Henry Johnson' by Richard Jones in The Ringing World 18/25 December 1987 pp.1117-9

Jolly, John: 'John Jolly: The Grahamstown Bell Founder' by Colin Lewis in The Ringing World 2 August 2002 p.787

Juggling and bellringing : Polster, B : The Mathematics of Juggling (2002) [Note : There is a chapter on the mathematics of bell ringing, with a connection between bell ringing and juggling]

Jugs: Article on ringers' jugs, pitchers and gotches in The Ringing World 9 October 1942 et.seq.

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Keltek Trust: 'The Keltek Trust – Activities 2002' by David Preston in The Ringing World 28 February 2003 pp.193-5, 197

Kensington: 'St.Mary Abbots, Kensington - the church and the guild' in Ringing World 28 June 1996 pp.649-50

Kent County Association of Change Ringers 1880-1980' in The Ringing World 16 May 1980 pp.413-4, 431

Kent: 'Kent looks after its mediaeval bells' by David L. Cawley in Ringing World 9 June 1972 p.455

Kent: 'A Review of the Four-Bell Towers in the Administrative County of Kent' by David L. Cawley in The Ringing World 1 November 1968 p.846

Kettering in 1730-1731] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 18 July 1975 pp.587-8

Kettering, Northants: 'A case of Pease and Beans' [rivalry between ringers in Leicester and Kettering in 1730-1731] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 18 July 1975 pp.587-8

Kidderminster, St.Mary: 'Kidderminster: A Rotten Eight Ruined' by Christopher Stuart in The Ringing World 6 August 2004 pp.749-51

Kidlington: 'The Kidlington Peal 1899' by William Butler in The Ringing World 3 September 1976 pp.730 and 747, and 10 September 1976 pp.767-8; comment by APC in The Ringing World 22 October 1976 p.881; letter from John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 5 November 1976 p.924; letter from Donald G. Clift in The Ringing World 26 November 1976 p.988; letter from E.W. Pye in The Ringing World 7 January 1977 p.6

'Kilifi Ringers: How a translocal network of musicians maintains a consistent ringing tradition across cultural boundaries' . Stoecklin, Tina R (Unpublished D.Phil thesis, Wolfson College, Oxford, 1999)

Kincardineshire, Scotland: The Church and other Bells of Kincardineshire by F.C. Eeles (1897)

King, M. : Letter concerning Henry Symondson, handbell founder, in Ringing World 10 March 1967 with replies from William J. Whitmore in Ringing World 24 March 1967 p.200 and W. Wagstaff in The Ringing World 14 April 1967 p.250

King, P. I. : 'Thomas Eayre of Kettering and other members of his family' in Northamptonshire Past and Present Vol.1 no.5 (1952) pp.11-23

King's Lynn, St.Margaret, Norfolk: 'A Visit to St.Margaret's Church, King's Lynn' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 28 July 1961 p.513

Kings Norton, Worcs: Letter on "Kings Norton Bells" from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 4 February 1977 p.94

Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent: 'The Dumb-Bell at Knole: A Seventeenth-Century Exercising Device' by Conrad Volk in Gervase Jackson- Stops (Editor) National Trust Studies 1981 (Sotheby Parke Bernet 1981 - ISBN 0 85667 110 X) pp.133-8

Kynaston, Herefs: 'The bell or bells, from Kynaston chapel' in the Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club for 1899 pp.106-7

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Ladies' peals: Article on the peal at Portishead in 1915... by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 7 February 2003 p.125; and information from John Brain in The Ringing World 7 March 2003 p.235

Ladies' peals: 'One hundred years of ladies peal ringing' by Heather Kippin in The Ringing World 29 March 1996 p.317

Ladies peals: 'The Ladies' [lady ringers] by Edgar C. Shepherd in Ringing World 16 July 1982 pp.592-4

Lady Bellringers : Croft, K. S. B. : 'Rosetta Alice White (1880-1979) - 'A Pioneer Lady' [first woman to ring a peal - 1896] in The Ringing World 20 March 1981 p.258

Lamb, Charles: "Charles Lamb on the Old and New Year" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1905 p.505

Lancashire Association: 'The Lancashire Association 1876-1976' in Ringing World 16 April 1976 pp.322-5, 328, 340-344

Lancashire Association: 'The Lancashire Association of Change Ringers' in The Ringing World 21 March 1947 pp.127-8

Lancashire: 'A list of ancient bells (prior to C19th) preserved in the Diocese of Manchester, 1933' in the Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society Vol.50 pp.177-8

Lancashire: 'Bellfounders in Lancashire and Cheshire and in the adjacent counties in the C17th and C18th' by the Rev. J.P. Earwaker in the Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (New series) Vol.VI pp.161-180

Lates, John: 'John Lates' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 20/27 December 1991 pp.1206-9; and letter from John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 17 January 1992 p.52

Lawrence, Samuel: "Two old Shropshire ringers – Samuel Lawrence and Samuel Lee" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1904 pp.206 and 219

Lawrence, Samuel: Biographical account of Samuel Lawrence in Chapter five “The Story of Stedman Triples” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Lawrence, Samuel: 'Samuel Lawrence' (letter) by John C. Eisel in Ringing World 2 October 1981 p.866

Ledbury, Herefs: 'The Church of St Michael & All Angels, Ledbury, Herefordshire: Some notes on the bells and earlier ringing history of the tower' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 14 June 2002 pp.589-90, 604-5

Lee, Samuel: 'Centenary of Samuel Lee: A carpenter who became a Professor of Arabic' in The Ringing World 30 Jan.1953 p.65

Leeds and Wakefield: 'A Change-Ringing Controversy' Miss Emily Hargrave in Transactions of the Thoresby Society Vol.28 (1928) pp.226-232

Leeds and Wye, Kent: 'Whenever you beat us...: Leeds and Wye, 1754-5' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 3 August 1973 pp. 615-6

Leeds, Kent: 'James Barham and the Leeds Youths' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 12 Feb.1971 p.131, 19 Feb.1971 pp.164-5, 26 Feb.1971 pp.184-5, 5 March 1971 p.204, 12 March 1971 p.224

Leeds, Kent: 'James Barham's tombstone' by E.A. Barnett in The Ringing World 19 November 1971 p.1002 (with a photograph)

Leeds, Yorks: '200 years of ringing at Leeds Parish Church' by Ronald H. Dove in The Ringing World 17 Jan. 1964 p.34, 24 Jan. p.58

Leeds, Yorks: 'A Short History of the Leeds and District Amalgamated Society of Change Ringers' by Robin Brown in The Ringing World 31 July 1970 p.604 and 7 August 1970 p.624

Lehr, A. 'Partial Groups in the Bell Sound' in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 1986 Vol 79 pp. 2000-2011

Leicester Cathedral, Leics: The Bells of Leicester Cathedral by Peter J. Staniforth (2001)

Leicester Diocesan Guild: 'I remember it well - M.C.A. to L.D.G' by Peter J. Staniforth in The Ringing World 12 January 1996 pp.35-7; 'Leicester Guild's 50th anniversary celebrations' in The Ringing World 3 May 1996 pp.457

Leicester: 'Leicester's first 'lost ring': The bells of St.George's, Leicester' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 29 March 1991, pp.302-6

Leicester: 'A case of Pease and Beans' [rivalry between ringers in Leicester and Kettering in 1730-1731] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 18 July 1975 pp.587-8

Leicester: 'The Bell Founders of Leicester' by Ernest Morris in The Ringing World 30 September 1955 p.619; letter from George Elphick in Ringing World 14 October 1955 p.651 commenting on gaps in succession from Watts to Eayre, Arnold and Taylor

Leicestershire and East Midlands: 'The Growth of Changeringing in the East Midlands' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Leicestershire Historian Vol.2 no.5 (1974) pp.18-21

Leicestershire: 'Leicestershire Bellfounders' [mediaeval founders, Newcombe, Watts, Eayre, Arnold and Taylor] by John P. Fidler in The Ringing World 23 May 1975 p.427, 30 May 1975 p.447, 6 June 1975 p.473, 13 June 1975 p.493, 20 June 1975 p.507 and 27 June 1975 p.527

Leicestershire: 'The Church Bells of Leicestershire' [a summary by date, founder and numbers] by Ernest Morris in The Ringing World 13 February 1953 p.109

Leicestershire : Tree-Ring Dating of a number of Bellframes. Arnold, A.J. et Al (English Heritage 2005)

Leiston: '60 years on - the Leiston Baileys' by George W. Pipe in Ringing World 26 November 1971 p.1013 Liberty Bell : see America (above)

Lewes, St. John the Baptist, Southover: 'The Tower of Jack Goldsmith's Early Ringing and his companions' by George P. Elphick in Ringing World 24 March 1961 p.190 and 7 April 1961 p.240

Lichfield: 'Bishop Hacket, Richard Keene and the Bells of Lichfield Cathedral (1670-1688)' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 1 June 1984 pp.461, 468-71 and 8 June 1984 pp.493-4

Lichfield: 'Lichfield Bells, and the Society of Loyal Youths in the City of Lichfield (1686-90)' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 27 May 1983 pp.423-4; 'Some background to the Lichfield Youths' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 24 June 1983 p.504; and letter by Christopher J. Pickford 'A curious decision' in The Ringing World 15 July 1983 p.576

'Life among the bells' - series of articles containing the recollections of Robert B. Smith in The Ringing World (continued from 1995 p.1146), 1996 pp.62, 321-2

Lincoln : Letter to Dean by William Ludlam : see Arnold , Edward above

Lincoln: 'The Leather Jack of Lincoln is home again' by J.A.F. in The Ringing World 21 March 1958 p.192

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincs: 'The Bells and Ringers of Lincoln Cathedral – Great Tom' by John R. Ketteringham in The Ringing World 24 May 1985 pp.453-5

Lincoln Diocesan Guild: 'Seventy-five years of the Lincoln Diocesan Guild' in The Ringing World 18 October 1974 pp.849-50, 852

Lincoln: 'Bells and Ringers of Lincoln Cathedral' by John R. Ketteringham in The Ringing World 19 August 1983 pp.684-5

Lincolnshire: John R. Ketteringham, 'The Use of Church Bells in the Diocese of Lincoln 1536 – 1799' (Unpublished MPhil thesis University of Loughborough 1990)

Lindoff, Gabriel: 'Gabriel Lindoff 1868-1941' by Edgar C. Shepherd in Ringing World 20 Dec.1968 p.983

Lindoff, Gabriel: 'Rang with Gabriel Lindoff' by John G. Nash in Ringing World 31 January 1969 p.83

Liverpool, St.Francis Xavier, Lancs: 'St.Francis Xavier, Liverpool: College, Church and Ringers co-operate to restore bells' by Peter L. Furniss in Ringing World 16 July 2004 pp.677-8, 699

Liverpool, St.Peter: 'The Bells of St.Peter's Church, Liverpool' by Reginald Thelfall Bailey in the Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Vol.67 pp.124-40

Liverpool: 'An Account of 200 Years of Peal Ringing in the City of Liverpool' by Peter L. Furniss in The Ringing World 22/29 Dec.2000 pp.1257-8 (Part I – 1800-1850), 5 Jan.2001 pp.18- (Part II – 1851-1900), 12 Jan.2000 pp.29-30 (Part III – 1901-1950) and 19 Jan.2001 pp.57-8 (Part IV – 1951-2000)

Liverpool: "The Society of Liverpool College Youths" by E.L.H. [E.L. Humphries] in The Ringing World 10 August 1956 p.506, 17 August 1956 p.522, and … [third – and concluding – part not found]

Liverpool: 'The Society of Liverpool College Youths' by E.L. Humphries in The Ringing World 27 August 1976 p.710

Llandaff and Monmouth Diocesan Association: General History 1893-1973' in The Ringing World 12 October 1973 pp.808-11

Llandudno, Wales (Carnarvon): 'A Town with Victorian Charm' [includes account of the bells (Taylor 1892) and recent restoration by Whites] by David Stanworth in The Ringing World 23 May 2003 pp.485-6, 488

Llewellins and James : Bowden, N. 'Lists of Bells by Llewellins and James of Bristol'. . This paper can we found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Llewellins & James: 'Llewellins and James Ltd' by Richard Bowden in The Ringing World 16 July 2004 pp.680-1

London, All Hallows, Lombard Street: 'All Hallows', Lombard Street: S.P.A.B. and demolition of famous London Church' in The Ringing World 3 September 1937 p.586

London bellfounders: Letters from John Eisel on Henry Jordan and William Chamberlain in The Ringing World 11 March 1983 p.197 (following letters in The Ringing World 14 Jan.1983 p.23 and 4 Feb.1983 p.92), and on Johanna Hill and Johanna Study in The Ringing World 18 July 1997 p.724

London - Bow Bells: 'I do not know says the great bell of Bow - Gordon Selfridge and the 1933 restoration of Bow Bells' by Mark Regan in The Ringing World 20/27 December 1996 pp.1289-95

London Surprise Royal' by Michael J. Uphill in The Ringing World 5 January 1996 pp.7-8

London Surprise Royal: 'The first peal of London Royal in Scotland' [by the Cheshire band] by Brian Harris in The Ringing World 10 December 2004 p.1185-6

London, City of, 'Pre-Reformation bells and bellfounders from the City of London'. Part I Text. Part II Appendices, Bayliss, Alexandra (Unpublished dissertation, University College, London, 1988)

'London County Association of Church Bellringers 150th Anniversary 1824-1974' in The Ringing World 22 February 1974 pp.150-152; and 'Peals, Priests and Policemen' in ibid pp.169-172

London, Grocers' Hall : Tyssen, A. D. : 'On the ancient bell at Grocers' Hall' in Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society NS Vol IV Part II (1919)

London, St.Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield: "St.Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1904 pp.61, 73, 85 and 97

London, St.Bride's, Fleet Street: Letter 'Fred May and the last peal at St.Bride's, Fleet Street' [28 Nov.1903] by Derek J. Carr in The Ringing World 9 January 2004 p.30

London, St.Mary le Bow: Julian Litten looks at … 'St.Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, City of London' in The Ringing World 25 June 2004 pp.608-9

London, St.Mary le Bow: 'The Bells of St.Mary le Bow, Cheapside' by Mark Regan in The Ringing World 19/26 December 2003 pp.1205-8

London, St.Michael, Cornhill: 'The bells of St.Michael's, Cornhill – how a rejected tenor got to the Abbey [Westminster Abbey]' by J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 27 August 1937 pp.569-70

London, St.Paul's Cathedral: 'The Bells of St.Paul's Cathedral, London' by C.J.G. Watts in The Ringing World 14 Sept.1962 pp.610-1

London, St.Paul's Cathedral: 'The Centenary of St.Paul's Bells' by W.T. Cook in The Ringing World 3 November 1978 pp.930 and 951

London, St.Sepulchre, Holborn: 'The Bells of Old Bailey' by Charles Brown in The Ringing World 4 Sept.1964 pp.596-7 and 11 Sept. p.618

London: Articles on the bells of certain London churches by Thomas Walesby in The Builder from about 1867-8 (mainly findable under 'bells' through the published indexes to the periodical) – including St.Paul's Cathedral [c.1867]; Royal Exchange [c.1867]; Westminster Abbey, in Builder 9 May 1868 p.340; St.Mary le Bow, in Builder 30 May 1868 p.395; Southwark Cathedral, in Builder 13 June 1868 p.434; St.Martin in the Fields, in Builder 1 August 1868 p.575; St.Bride's, Fleet Street, in Builder 22 Aug.1868 p.629; St.Mary Abbots, Kensington, in Builder 27 Feb.1869 p.169; St.Giles, Cripplegate, in Builder 13 March 1869 p.209; St.Clement Danes, in Builder 27 March 1869 p.250; St.Margaret, Westminster, in Builder 10 April 1869 p.290; St.Michael, Cornhill, in Builder 7 May 1870 p.370; Palace of Westminster, in Builder 17 Dec 1870 p.1010

London: 'Christ Church, Spitalfields' by J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 15 Dec.1939 pp.744-5

London: 'London bells before the Great Fire: how their numbers increased' by J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 20 August 1937 p.553

London: 'One hundred [handbell peals] in Cornhill Vestry' in The Ringing World 14 June 1996 p.602

London: 'Ringing in London & Birmingham 60 years ago' by Albert J. Hughes in The Ringing World 2 August 1957 p.501

London: 'St.Dionis Backchurch and All Hallows, Lombard Street' by J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 29 Sept.1939 pp.612-3 and ibid 6 October 1939 pp.624-5

London: 'St.Giles-in-the-Fields' by J. Armiger Trollope in Ringing World 27 October 1939 pp.660 and 3 Nov.1939 p.672

London: 'St.Leonard's, Shoreditch' by J. Armiger Trollope in Ringing World 10 November 1939 pp.684-5 and 17 November 1939 pp.696-7 and continued as 'How the Royal Cumberland Society was formed' in The Ringing World 24 November 1939 pp.708-9 and 'Famous records at St.Leonard's, Shoreditch' in The Ringing World 1 Dec.1939 pp.720-1 and 8 Dec.1939 pp.732-3

London: 'St.Margaret's, Westminster' by J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 13 October 1939 pp.636-7 and 20 October 1939 pp.648-9

London: 'St.Mary le Bow' by J. Armiger Trollope in Ringing World 2 Feb.1940 pp.55-6 and 67

London: 'St.Olave's, Hart Street' by J. Armiger Trollope in Ringing World 29 December 1939 p.767

London: 'St.Sepulchre's, Snow Hill' by J. Armiger Trollope in Ringing World 15 and 22 September 1939 pp.588-9 and 600-1

London: "Steeples in Rome and in London" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1908 pp.61 and 73

London: "The bells of London Town - 1836" [review of rings of bells and steeplekeeping arrangements following the fire at Spitalfields] by David J. Herschell in The Ringing World 24 July 1981 pp.658-9

London: 'The bells of London Town - 1836' [review of rings of bells and steeplekeeping arrangements following the fire at Spitalfields] by David J. Herschell in The Ringing World 24 July 1981 pp.658-9

London: 'The Bells of London's Royal Exchange' by Mark Regan in Ringing World 19/26 December 1997 pp.1268-70, 1289-91

London: 'The City Scholars' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 19/26 December 1980 p.1116-7

London: 'The Lost Bells of London' by W.T. Cook in The Ringing World 15 Dec.1972 to 23 Feb.1973: 'St.Bride's, Fleet Street' in The Ringing World 15 Dec. and 22/29 Dec.1972 pp.995 and 1025, 'St.Sepulchre's, Colborne' in Ringing World 12 and 19 January 1973 pp.24 and 47, 'St.Magnus the Martyr, Lower Thames Street' in The Ringing World 2 February 1973 p.87, 'St.Stephen's, Coleman Street' in The Ringing World 9 February 1973 p.103, 'St.Dunstan-in-the- West, Fleet Street' in The Ringing World 16 February 1973 p.123, 'St.Dunstan-in-the-East' in The Ringing World 23 February 1973 p.143, 'Other City Churches' [All Hallows, Barking by the Tower; St.Andrew Undershaft; St.Katharine Cree and others] in The Ringing World 2 March 1973 p.163, 'St. John's, Horsleydown' in The Ringing World 9 March 1973 p.183, 'St.Mary Matfelon, Whitechapel' in The Ringing World 16 March 1973 p.203

London: 'The Story of Great Paul' by W.T. Cook in The Ringing World 14 January 1972 pp.23-4, 21 January 1972 p.48, 28 January 1972 pp.86-7

London: 'London City Churches damaged by enemy action' in The Ringing World 20 Sept.1940 pp.451-2

London: 'The Rambling Ringers' Club. An eighteenth century episode' in Ringing World 20 Sept.1940 pp.447-9


London: Walters, H. B. London Churches at the Reformation, with an account of their contents published by the Church History Society (1939)

London: Walters, H.B. 'London Church Bells and Bell Founders' in the Transactions of the St.Paul's Ecclesiological Society Vol.VI pp.101-128

London Surprise Royal: 'Record Length peal of London Royal' (25,560 changes on handbells at Worcester on 23 November 2002) in The Ringing World 10 January 2003 pp.25-7

Long Buckby: 'Long Buckby Young Ringers' [dispute between old and new ringers in 1851] in The Ringing World 3 October 1980 p.862

Long peals: 'The Long Peal Fever of 1888' by William Butler in The Ringing World 11 July 1980 p.599 and 613

Long, E. T. : 'Dorset Church dedications' with Appendix III listing (pp.55-7) churches with mediaeval bells in the Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History Society and Antiquarian Field Club Vol.52 pp.30-58

Longdon: 'William Rayer's Mission: or how Longdon got new bells in 1835' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 18/25 December 1992, pp.1230-1233

Longney, Glos: 'The Longney Tankard' by the Rev. G. Stickland in Ringing World 5 April 1996 p.344

Loughborough, Leics: '1000 peals at Loughborough Bell Foundry' by Canon K.W.H. Felstead in The Ringing World 15 Feb.1963 pp.106-7

Loughborough, Leics: Bells of Memory: A history of Loughborough Carillon by Maurice I. Bray 1981 (Loughborough) – reprinted 1999

Loughborough: '2000 peals at Loughborough Bell Foundry' by K.W.H. Felstead in The Ringing World 23 February 1979 p.172

Lubeck : 'Herr Ohlsson of Lόbeck' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 7 September 2001 p.909

Ludlow, Shropshire: 'Ludlow Church Bells, Clock & Chimes 1460-1900: Part 1 – The bells & clocks of St.Laurence's church, Ludlow' by Michael Page in Antiquarian Horology Vol.28 No.6 (June 2005) pp.744-753; 'Part 2 – The chimes of St.Laurence's Church, Ludlow' in ibid Vol.29 no.2 (December 2005) pp.227-234

Lukis, William Collings: 'Pioneers' [W.C. Lukis and J.T. Fowler] by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 16 Feb.2001 p.156

Lukis, William Collings: 'William C. Lukis' in The Ringing World 4 May 1945 pp.180-2, 25 May 19445 p.209 and 22 June 1945 p.252

Lundy: 'A Ringing Cruise to Lundy Island' from Bell News 2 September 1905 reprinted in The Ringing World 21 August 1970 pp.650-1

Lundy: 'Ten Bells in the Kingdom of Heaven' by Andrew Wilby in The Ringing World 10 December 2004 pp.1181-4

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Major, Extent of : 'The fight for the 40,000' [i.e. 40,320 Bob Major] by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 6 May 1977 p.373, 13 May 1977 p.403, 20 May 1977 p.418, 27 May 1977 p.462, 3 June 1977 p.479, and 10 June 1977 p.491

Major, Extent of : 'The attempt for the extent of Plain Bob Major on Handbells' [rung at Farnham on 27 Dec.1977] in The Ringing World 3 February 1978 p.97

Malpas, Cheshire: Julian Litten looks at … 'St.Oswald, Malpas' in The Ringing World 3 December 2004 p.1174

Manchester Cathedral, Lancs: 'An account of the Manchester Cathedral Bells' by H.A. Hudson in the Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society 1899 pp.75-86

Manchester: 'Manchester Ringers and ringing 1918-21' [including Harry Chapman] by P.W.C. [Percy Cave] in The Ringing World 30 April 1976 pp.380-1 and 28 May 1976 p.454 and 471

Manley, William: 'William Manley Esq' [of Rochester. Master of Cumberlands in 1772] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 19/26 December 1975 p.1052

Mansfield, Giles: 'Giles Mansfield' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 28 March 2003 p.309

Martineau, Geoffrey A.: 'Geoffrey A. Martineau of Solihull' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 17 August 1979 p.711-2

Mary Rose: 'The Mary Rose Replica Cannon' [cast at Taylors in Loughborough] by Chris Berry in The Ringing World 27 February 2004 pp.196-7; letter from Andrew J. Gillett on Peter Balde [or Baude] in ibid 12 March 2004 p.246

Mason, Elijah [of Norwich]; 'Elijah Mason' in The Ringing World 22/29 December 1978 p.1089

Mathematical Groups in Campanology' by B. D. Price in The Mathematical Gazette Vol. 53 (1969) pp. 129-133

Mathematics and Bellringing in Fauvel, J. Mathematics and Music (2003)

May, Frederick G. (of Bristol): Letter 'Fred May and the last peal at St.Bride's, Fleet Street' [28 Nov.1903] by Derek J. Carr in The Ringing World 9 January 2004 p.30; Note by John Eisel with photograph of F.G. May and peal card of 1898 (The Ringing World 23 January 2004 p.78 and 96)

May, Frederick G. (of Bristol): Note by Patrick Bird in The Ringing World 13 July 2001 p.718

McDonald, John: Obituary of John McDonald by Richard Jones in The Ringing World 5 March 2004 p.236

McLachlan, N., Cabrera, D. 'Calculated Pitch Sensations for New Musical Bell Designs', in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Sydney, 2002, pp. 600-603

Mediaeval bells: 'Some mediaeval rings' by Frederick Sharpe in The Ringing World 26 June 1953 p.405

Medieval Italian bells: 'Two Mediaeval Italian Bells' by Philip Nelson in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Vol.88 pp.257-8 [ Italian bells of 1471 and 1351 in the possession of the Society]

Mellor, Derbys: 'Mellor bells' by H. Lawrance in the Journal of the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Vol.48 p.121

Merioneth, Wales: “The Church Bells of Merioneth” by John C. Eisel in The Journal of the Merioneth Historical and Record Society Vol.XIV Part IV (2005) pp.291-318

Micklethwaite, J. T. : 'On a Flemish bell in Whalley Church, Lancs' in The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries (2nd series) Vol.XV pp.334-5

Micklewright, William: 'William Micklewright' by Edgar C. Shepherd in Ringing World 18 August 1972 p.667; further letter from Martin D. Fellows in The Ringing World 8 September 1972 p.718

Midlands, West : Bull, A. 'West Midland Bells' This paper can be found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Middlesex: 'Bells of Middlesex' series in Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society Vol.10 (1951) of 1) 'The Churches in the County of Middlesex' by the late J. Armiger Trollope (pp.118-9), 2) 'The Hornsey Bells' by F.W. Draper (pp.120-122), 3) 'Whitechapel Bell Foundry' by William Wheatley (pp.122-4), 3a) 'A note on the West Drayton Parish Church Bell-cote' by H.E.C. with photograph (p.124), 4) 'St.Paul's, Finchley' (pp.310-1), 5) 'Kingsbury' [old church] (pp.311-12), 6) 'All Hallows Staining' (pp.312-3); continued in Transactions Vol.11 (1954) with 7) 'The Old London Ringing Companies' by F.W.M. Draper (pp.27-38), 8) 'Hornsey Ringers' Jug' (p.39), 9) 'Middlesex bells in the Edwardian Inventories' (pp.39-41) and 10) 'The Pinner bells' by Edwin M. Ware (pp.42-5); also 'Rules for the 'Esquire Youths' 1662-3' transcribed by F.W.M. Draper (pp.241-8) from originals at British Library (Add.Ms. 28,504)

Middlesex County Association and London Diocesan Guild: 'When the Middlesex called 'Go London'' in The Ringing World 10 October 2003 pp.965-7

Middlesex: Walters, H.B. 'The Church Bells of Middlesex' in Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society Vol.11 pp.137-44 and 237-40, Vol.18 pp.56-59 and Vol.19 pp.57-9 and 108-112

Middleton, Warwicks: 'The Bell-frame in Middleton Church Tower' by Philip B. Chatwin, in Transactions of the Birmingham and Midland Institute Vol.LXVII (1939 and 1940) pp.89-90

Midland Counties Association: 'Golden Jubilee Year 1979' [formation of Peak District as the 8th branch of the Midland Counties Association: 'I remember it well - M.C.A. to L.D.G' by Peter J. Staniforth in The Ringing World 12 January 1996 pp.35-7

Midland Counties Association: 'Midland Counties Association: the first ten years' in The Ringing World 14 May 1982 pp.401-2; 'Presidents of the Midland County Association' in The Ringing World 13 August 1982 pp.674-6

Miller, Thomas (new Romney, Kent) : 'Mr. Thomas Miller's Diary' [ringing in Kent 1732-1751] by N.J. Davies in The Ringing World 12 June 1981 p.511

Miller, Tom : 'Tom Miller' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 3 March 1978 p.182

Minchinhampton, Gloucs: 'A dated mediaeval bell from Minchinhampton, Gloucs' by H.B. Walters in the Antiquaries Journal Vol.VI pp.294-303

Minor : 'Annable's Magot & Blidworth' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 1 August 1969 pp.599-600

Monk, Joseph : 'Two old peal books' [Joseph Monk and - see separate article - Charles Barber] by William T. Cook in The Ringing World 13 September 1974 p.760 and 20 September 1974 pp.780-1

Monmouth : Bull, A. 'Church Bells of the Monmouth Diocese' This paper can be found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Montgomeryshire : John C. Eisel, 'The Church Bells of Montgomeryshire' in Archaeologia Cambrensis, (1986) pp.163-96

Morris E. : 'John Bunyan and Elstow Abbey' in The Ringing World 20 Dec.1968 pp.984-5 with additional information on Elstow Bells by Martyn Marriott

Morris, Arthur T.: 'Arthur T. Morris handbell tapping controversy' by J.E.G. Roast in The Ringing World 10 December 1976 p.1026

Morris, Ernest: Biographical account of Ernest Morris in Chapter six “The Peal Ringers” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.54-5

Morris, Ernest: 'Ernest Morris achieves ambition: Sixteenth 1000-peal man' in The Ringing World 5 September 1947 p.427; 'Mr. Ernest Morris rings his 1500th peal' in The Ringing World 24 September 1954 p.617

Morris, Ernest: 'Ernest Morris' [appreciation] in The Ringing World 11 May 1962 p.297

Morris, George Stedman: [son of Josiah Morris of Leicester and brother of Ernest] Obituary in The Ringing World 21/28 December 1984 p.1081

Morris, Morris J.: 'Morris J. Morris' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 4 August 1978 p.663

Mortlake: 'Church of St.Mary the Virgin, Mortlake' [with references to Theodore Eccleston] by Leslie R. Freeman in The Ringing World 13 June 1969 p.458

Motts, James: Biographical account of James Motts in Chapter seven “Surprise Maximus” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.62-4

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Nash, John G.: obituary in The Ringing World 21 January 1983 p.46

Nash, Thomas: "James Albion and Thomas Nash" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1905 p.304

National Twelve Bell Striking Contest: '30 years on – has the National 12-bell Striking Contest brought 12-bell ringing of age?' by Stephanie Warboys in The Ringing World 4 June 2004 pp.533-7

Naylor, Vickers & Co of Sheffield: 'Colonel Tom and his Cast Steel Bells' by David L. Cawley in The Ringing World 22/29 Dec.2000 pp.1259-63

Naylor, Vickers & Co of Sheffield: 'The Steel Monster of Clerkenwell' [the 87cwt steel bell of 1862 at the Italian Church in Clerkenwell] by Dickon R. Love and William A. Hibbert in The Ringing World 2 May 2003 pp.409-11, 431

Neal, John: 'John Neal' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 20 October 1978 p.891

Nelson, P. : 'Two Mediaeval Italian Bells' in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Vol.88 pp.257-8
[ Italian bells of 1471 and 1351 in the possession of the Society]

Neston, Cheshire: 'The Bells of the parish church of Newston, Cheshire' by F.H. Cheetham in the Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society Vol.48 (1932) pp.16-29

Netherlands : A. Lehr : 'Bell Founding Art. Contemporary Dutch' in Hedendaagse Nederlandse Klokkengletkunst, Netherlands Acoustic Society Publiocation No. 7, 1965 pp. 20-49 (reprinted in Rossing – see Author Index) See also the following web site : http://www.hibberts.co.uk/lehr.htm

New Zealand : see Australia and New Zealand (above)

Newark, Notts: 'St.Mary Magdalene, Newark' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 17 January 1969 pp.38-9

Newbury, Berks: 'The unknown bells of Newbury – Those missed by Fred Sharpe' by Geoff Dodd in The Ringing World 9 January 2004 p.28

Newcastle Under Lyme: 'The Bells of Newcastle under Lyme: Mayor's gift of ale to the ringers – mutton, turnips and apple dumpling' by Kenneth Thacker in The Ringing World 10 Feb.1939 p.95

Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland: 'Change Ringing at Newcastle Cathedral' by R.A. Yeates in The Ringing World 16 April 1965 p.258

Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland: 'Change Ringing in the Newcastle Area' by Rodney A. Yeates in The Ringing World 1966 – series of articles covering bells and ringing history at individual towers, Part 1 (Blaydon, Cramlington, Gateshead, Gosforth, Hebburn, and Christ Church Jarrow) in The Ringing World 7 Jan. 1966 p.2, Part 2 (St.Peter's Jarrow, Newburn, St. John's Newcastle, Fenham, Jesmond and Benwell) in ibid 14 Jan.1966 p.18, Part 3 (All Saints Newcastle, St.Matthews Newcastle, St.Andrew's, Newcastle and St.Hilda's South Shields) in ibid 4 Feb.1966 p.79, Part 4 (Tynemouth, Whickham, Whitley Bay and Winlaton) in ibid 18 Feb.1966 p.112; letter of criticism by Ken Arthur [not noted] and reply by Rodney Yeates in The Ringing World 13 May 1966 p.308

Newman, Charles: 'Charles Newman, Bell Founder' by William Shepherd in Ringing World 28 August 1953 pp.557-8

Newport, Isle of Wight: 'The Peal Book of the Union Society, Newport, Isle of Wight' in Bell News 3 September 1910 pp.361-2, 10 September 1910 pp.373-4, 1 October 1910 pp.409-10, and 15 April 1911 p.[?]

Newport, Isle of Wight: 'The Society of Union Youths 1771-1808' by K.F. in The Ringing World 8 September 1978 p.767 and 15 September 1978 p.790

Newport, Mon.: 'The life and times of All Saints' Church, Newport, Gwent' by Andrew Bull in The Ringing World 19 January 1996 pp.57- 8, 63

Newport, Salop: 'The Story of Newport, Shropshire, Bells' by W.A. Farmer in Ringing World 21 Aug. 1953 p.552

Nichols, Jack: 'John R. (Jack) Nichols' - obituary by B.W. Fairhead in Ringing World 12 January 1996 p.51

Norfolk and East Anglia: '200 Years Ago: extracts from Norwich papers' by David Cubitt - a series of annual articles in The Ringing World 5 June 1970 p.442; 5 March 1971 p.201; 14 January 1972 p.35; 2 February 1973 p.84; 8 March 1974 p.199; 31 January 1975 p.91, 14 February 1975 p.131 and 28 February 1975 p.172; 2 January 1976 p.3 and 16 January 1976 p.47; 7 January 1977 p.13; 13 January 1978 p.27; 12 January 1979 p.28; 29 February 1980 p.180; 30 January 1981 p.112; 15 January 1982 p.56; [nothing found in 1983]; 6 January 1984 p.8; 11 January 1985 p.27; 17 January 1986 p.45; 30 January 1987 p.104; 12 February 1988 p.147; 24 February 1989 p.182; 2 February 1990 p.115; [nothing found in 1991]; 17 January 1992 p.51; 5 February 1993 p.115; 28 January 1994 p.75; [gap]; 26 January 1996 p.87; 31 January 1997 p.107; 27 March 1998 p.323; 5 February 1999 p.131; 17 March 2000 p.323

Norfolk and East Anglia: 'Henry Cross-Grove' [extracts from Norwich Gazette 1710-1740] edited by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 12 March 1971 p.216, 17 September 1971 p.816, 24 September 1971 p.836, 1 October 1971 p.856, 8 October 1971 p.880, 15 October 1971 p.904, 22 October 1971 p.928, 29 October 1971 p.948, 5 November 1971 p.968, 12 November 1971 p.988, and 19 November 1971 p.1008

Norfolk : Cattermole, P : 'Church Towers and Bell-frames in South East Norfolk' (Unpublished PhD Thesis University of London 1985)

Norfolk: Chapter in 'In search of bells: iconoclasm in Norfolk, 1644' by John Blatchly in Trevor Cooper (ed) The Journal of William Dowsing: Iconoclasm in East Anglia during the English Civil War (Ecclesiological Society and the Boydell Press, 2001) pp.107-122)

Norfolk : Jessop, O. (1988) 'Norfolk Bells and the Millennium', Church Archaeology 2, 50-52

Norfolk and East Anglia: 'References to Bells and Ringing seen in the Bury and Norwich Post' by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 1 April 1977 p.282 [1786-1813] and 6 May 1977 p.396 [1824-1827]

North Bovey, Devon: 'The Bells of North Bovey' by W.H. Thornton in Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries Vol.8 pp.118-20

North Staffordshire Association: 'From the North Staffordshire Peal Books - a Century of Peals' by Ewart H. Edge in The Ringing World 11 November 1983 pp.948-9

North Staffordshire: 'The North Staffordshire Association of Change Ringers 1882-1982' by Ewart H. Edge in The Ringing World 26 November 1982 pp.981 and 987-8, and 3 December 1982 pp.1001 and 1009-10

North, Thomas: 'Thomas North and Henry Winn' by John R. Ketteringham in Ringing World 3 October 1986 pp.872-3

North, Thomas: 'Thomas North' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 1 June 2001 p.557; 'Thomas North's Manuscripts' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 29 June 2001 p.650

North Wales Association of Church Bell Ringers: 'History of the Association' in The Ringing World 23 May 2003 p.487

Northamptonshire: '200 years ago. Ringing round Northampton 1782: extracted from the Northampton Mercury' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 30 April 1982 p.356

Northamptonshire: Directory of bells in Northamptonshire, published by A.R. Flitton, Bury St.Edmunds (June 1915)

Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk: 'Norwich Cathedral Bells' by Gilbert Thurlow in The Ringing World 14 July 1972 p.568

Norwich Diocesan Association: 'The Norwich Diocesan Association of Ringers 1877-1977' by Nolan Golden in The Ringing World 1 April 1977 pp.262-8

Norwich Diocesan Association: 'The Norwich Diocesan Association of Ringers 1877-2002' by Dr. Paul D.T. Cattermole in The Ringing World 31 May 2002 p.543

Norwich Diocese: 'Ringing in the Norwich Diocese from 1911' by David Heighton in The Ringing World 20 March 1981 p.271

Norwich ringers: see under Hill, Mason

Norwich, All Saints, Westlegate, Norfolk: 'Redundancy … a new chapter in the life of the Church of All Saints, Westlegate, Norwich' by Jeremy Warren and Paul Cattermole, with notes on the Brend family and All Saints, in Ringing World 21/28 Dec 2001 pp.1257-7, 1277-9

Norwich: '250 Years Ago: Norwich - the Stedman Triples Controversy' by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 31 July 1981 p.667, 7 August 1981 p.687, 14 August 1981 p.708, 21 August 1981 p.745, 28 August 1981 p.776, 4 September 1981 p.778, 11 September 1981 p.816, 18 September 1981 p.840, 25 September 1981 p.842, 2 October 1981 p.880, xxx

Norwich: 'Mediaeval bell founders of Norwich' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 24 July 1964 p.498

Norwich: 'Norwich: its bells and ringers in early times' by J. Armiger Trollope in The Ringing World 25 August 1938 p.546 and 'The Norwich Scholars: an ancient society' by Trollope in ibid 1 Sept.1939 pp.561-2

Norwich: 'Old Norwich records' by C.E.B. in The Ringing World 13 November 1953 pp.733-4

Norwich: 'Ringing in Norwich in 1860' – letter from David Cubitt in Ringing World 15 March 2002 p.279; and letter from David Cubitt on 'Norwich bells' in The Ringing World 29 March 2002 p.326

Norwich: 'Society of Mancroft ringers 1716' by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 17 January 1975 pp.41-2

Norwich: 'The Norwich Stedman Controversy 1731' by William Butler in Ringing World 24 September 1976 p.811 and 1 October 1976 p.831

Norwich: 'Two Cathedrals' [St. John's (RC) Cathedral, and the Anglican Cathedral] by Paul Cattermole in The Ringing World 29 March 2002, pp.310 and 329

Notable ringers: 'As I remember them' / 'Ringers I remember' series in Ringing World 1952-3 – W.H. Barber by J.F.S. in The Ringing World 29 August 1952 p.558; James Pettit by W.S. in ibid12 Sept.1952 p.582; John Buttery (Leicester) by Ernest Morris in ibid26 Dec.1952 p.822; Rev. Maitland Kelly by W.S. in The Ringing World 2 Jan.1953 p.6; James (Jimmie) Motts 1859-1923 by Chas. J. Sedgley in The Ringing World 13 Feb.1953 p.108

Notable ringers: 'Leading Conductors' series in The Ringing World 1938-9 – featuring (1938) 1. George Williams (p.27), 2. William H. Barber (p.45), 3. Frank Bennett (p.61), 4. George R. Newton (p.79), 5. Albert Walker (p.97), 6. George R. Pye (p.113), 7. Nolan Golden (p.129), 8. Sidney T. Holt (p.145), 9. Alfred H. Pulling (p.163), 10. George E. Symonds (p.181), 11. Robert Sperring (p.197), 12. William Barton (p.213), 13. George F. Swann (p.229), 14. John Austin (p.245), 15. Thomas E. Sone (p.261), 16. Arthur Knights (p.277), 17. Thomas W. Last (p.295), 18. Ernest Morris (p.313), 19. Richard T. Hibbert (p.329), 20. Edith K. Fletcher (p.345), 21. Robert Matthews (p.361), 22. Lewis W. Wiffen (p.377), 23. John Worth (p.393), 24. Harold J. Poole (p.409), 25. Herbert Knight (p.425), 26. Frederick W. Rogers (p.443), 27. George Martin (p.461), 28. Harold G. Cashmore (p.477), 29. Charles T. Coles (p.493), 30. Charles H. Kippin (p.509), 31. Walter F. Judge (p.525), 32. Charles J. Sedgley (p.541), 33. Herbert E. Audsley (p.557), 34. John Thomas (p.573), 35. George H. Cross (p.589), 36. Harry Wingrove (p.605), 37. Maurice F.R. Hibbert (p.621), 38. Joseph T. Dyke (p.637), 39. Walter Ayre (p.653), 40. Maurice Swinfield (p.669), 41. Rupert Richardson (p.685), 42. Percy J. Johnson (p.701), 43. Frederick J. Cullum (p.717), 44. Daniel Smith (p.733), 45. Ernest Stitch (p.749), 46. Horace M. Day (p.765), 47. James E. David (p.781), 48. Charles W. Clarke (p.797), 49. Frank Warrington (p.813), 50. John Flint (p.829), 51. Frederick H. Dexter (p.845) and (1939) 52. William Short (1939 p.9), 53. Percy Swindley (p.25), 54. John Freeman (p.41), 55. Frank W. Perrens (p.57), 56. James Hunt (p.73), 57. Albert Relfe (p.91), 58. Jack Bray (p.109), 59. Alan R. Pink (p.125), 60. Walter P. Whitehead (p.141), 61. James C.E. Simpson (p.157), 62. Albert Nash (p.173), 63. Charles R. Lilley (p.189), 64. Ernest C.S. Turner (p.205), 65. William H. Hewett (p.221), 66. Albert Harman (p.237), 67. Thomas B. Worsley (p.253), 68. George E. Feirn (p.269), 69. [missing in CJP's copy], 70. Joseph D. Johnson (p.301), 71. Colin Harrison (p.319), 72. Edwin A. Barnett (p.337), 73. William Fisher (p.353), 74. John Phillips (p.369) [end of series]

Notable ringers: 'Personalities of the Exercise' series by 'APACE' in Ringing World 1961-2 – 1. Alfred B. Peck (p.9), 2. Thomas E. Sone (p.25), 3. Leonard Stilwell (p.45), 4. Leslie G. Brett (p.65), 5. Frederick E. Dukes (p.81), 6. Frank L. Harris (p.97), 7. Aubrey L. Bennett (p.113), 8. J. Alan Ainsworth (p.129), 9. Frank E. Haynes (p.145), 10. Elsie L. Hairs (p.161), 11. Jack L. Millhouse (p.177), 12. [missing in CJP's copy], 13. Misses Grace and Katherine Burchnall (p.221), 14. Patrick I. Chapman (p.237), 15. Alfred H. Winch and George Marriner (p.253), 16. A. Paddon Smith (p.269), 17. Reginald W. Rex (p.285), 18. Frank B. Lufkin (p.301), 19. Paul L. Taylor (p.317), 20. Joseph Ridyard (p.333), 21. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur D. Barker (p.349), 22. Jacqueline S. King (p.367), 23. G. Stedman Morris (p.381), 24. Nicholas M. Newby (p.406), 25. Mrs. F.J. Marshallsay (p.421), 26. Mrs. and Mrs. Brian G. Warwick (p.437), 27. William B. Kynaston (p.453), 28. Frank T. Blagrove (p.473), 29. Rodney B. Meadows (p.493), 30. Thomas G. Myers (p.509), 31. A. Leslie Barry (p.526), 32. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Ivin (p.541), 33. Walter F. Judge (p.557), 34. W. Eric Critchley (p.573), 35. the Rev. John G. Scott (p.589), 36. Arthur V. Pearson (p.605), 37. George E. Feirn (p.621), 38. Edward V. Rodenhurst (p.637), 39. Francis C. Mogford (p.646), 40. Denis A. Bayles (p.662), 41. Edward P. Duffield (p.678), 42. William C. Shute (p.694), 43. Muriel Reay (p.718), 44. C. Edward Jeffries (p.734), 45. William Shepherd (p.750), 46. Henry J. Sanger (p.766), 47. William Barton (p.782), 48. Mrs. R. Richardson (p.806), 49. Arthur V. Davis (p.822), 50. Alfred Ballard (p.838), 51. Albert M. Tyler (p.854), 52. Wilfred Williams (p.870) – continued in 1953 with 53. Geoffrey K. Dodd (p.50), 54. Harold S. Peacock (p.138), 55. John J.F. Roper (p.186), 56. Lewis W. Wiffen (p.266), 57. Canon C. Elliot Wigg (p.330), 58. Robert B. Smith (p.429), 59. Anthony R. Price (p.490), 60. E. Maurice Atkins (p.570), 61. John Segar (p.866)

Notable ringers: 'Rising Stars' series in Ringing World 2004 – 1. Katie Lane (2004 p.511), 2. John Hetherington (2004 p.799)

Notable ringers: 'Servants of the Exercise' series by Jafus (J. Frank Smallwood) in The Ringing World 1960 – featuring 1. Edwin H. Lewis (p.9), 2. Frederick Sharpe (p.25), 3. Rev. Gilbert Thurlow (p.41), 4. Edwin A. Barnett (p.57), 5. Frank W. Perrens (p.73), 6. George W. Fletcher (p.89), 7. Canon C. Carew Cox (p.105), 8. Albert A. Hughes (p.121), 9. Mrs. G.W. Fletcher [Edith K. Parker] (p.137), 10. A.C. Hazelden (p.160), 11. R.F.B. Speed (p.177), 12. Edgar C. Shepherd (p.193), 13. A.J. Pitman (p.213), 14. Albert Walker (p.233), Miss Evelyn Steel (p.249), 16. Mrs. P.J. Staniforth (p.265), 17. George E. Symonds (p.281), 18. John E. Chilcott (p.298), 19. Ernest Morris (p.313), 20. Leslie W.G. Morris (p.329), 21. Hilda G. Snowden (p.351), 22. Joseph T. Dyke (p.369), 23. Charles J. Sedgley (p.385), 24. A.W. (Bert) Coles (p.401), 25. Thomas J. Lock (p.413), 26. Norman Chaddock (p.433), 27. Harold N. Pitstow (p.449), 28. Fred Dunkerley (p.465), 29. [missing from CJP's copy], 30. Frederick E. Collins (p.497), 31. Rev. K.W.H. Felstead (p.513), 32. George W. Pipe (p.529), 33. Samuel Scattergood (p.545), 34. John P. Fidler (p.561), 35. John Ashley Freeman (p.577), 36. C.W. Denyer (p.593), 37. Walter Ayre (p.609), 38. William B. Cartwright (p.625), 39. Cecil W. Pipe (p.641), 40. John Freeman (p.657), 41. Frank I. Hairs (p.673), 42. John J.L. Gilbert (p.689), 43. Burley P. Morris (p.705), 44. Edwin Barnett (p.721), 45. Harold Chant (p.737), 46. John Willis (p.753), 47. Wilfrid F. Moreton (p.769), 48. Mrs. Olive D. Barnett (p.785), 49. Wilfrid G. Wilson (p.801), 50. Robert S. Anderson (p.817), 51. A. Patrick Cannon (p.833), 52. Herbert Langdon (p.849), and – by E.C.S. [Edgar C. Shepherd] - 53. J. Frank Smallwood (p.865)

Notable ringers: 'Those I remember' by Ernest Morris in The Ringing World 1957 – 9 Aug p.513-4 (Stephen Cooper. Joseph Needham and John Buttery), 23 Aug p.546 (Charles H. Fowler. William Willson, George Cleal, Samuel Cotton, Frederick H. Dexter), 30 Aug p.564 (ringers at St.Margaret's, Leicester; William Hyde Inglesant, Arthur Ballard, Fred Sharman), 20 Sept p.609 (Alfred Coningsby Wright, R. Henry Bartram, W.W. Worthington, James Pagett, Joseph Bailey, Arthur Craven, Joseph E. Sykes), 11 Oct. p.658 (Charles W. Clarke, Charles Henry Hattersley, Arthur R. Aldham, Gabriel Lindoff, Joseph B. Fenton, Albert Coppock), 15 Nov. p.744 (William H. Barber, Birmingham ringers, John O. Lancashire, Loughborough ringers), 6 Dec p.793 (Dorset ringers at Cattistock, John W. Taylor, John W. Taylor Jun, E. Denison Taylor), 27 Dec. p.837 (Harry Withers, Keith Hart, Challis Winney) – continued in The Ringing World 11 April 1958 p.238 (William T. Pates, John Austin, E. Harry Stoneley, William Pye, James George), 30 May 1958 p.353 (George Woodiss, Harry Webb, Joe Dyke, Jim Clarke) [end]

Notable ringers: 'Personalities of the Exercise' series by 'APACE' in Ringing World 1961 – 1. Alfred B. Peck (p.9), 2. Thomas E. Sone (p.25), 3. Leonard Stilwell (p.45), 4. Leslie G. Brett (p.65), 5. Frederick E. Dukes (p.81), 6. Frank L. Harris (p.97), 7. Aubrey L. Bennett (p.113), 8. J. Alan Ainsworth (p.129), 9. Frank E. Haynes (p.145), 10. Elsie L. Hairs (p.161), 11. Jack L. Millhouse (p.177), 12. [missing in CJP's copy], 13. Misses Grace and Katherine Burchnall (p.221), 14. Patrick I. Chapman (p.237), 15. Alfred H. Winch and George Marriner (p.253), 16. A. Paddon Smith (p.269), 17. Reginald W. Rex (p.285), 18. Frank B. Lufkin (p.301), 19. Paul L. Taylor (p.317), 20. Joseph Ridyard (p.333), 21. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur D. Barker (p.349), 22. Jacqueline S. King (p.367), 23. G. Stedman Morris (p.381), 24. Nicholas M. Newby (p.406), 25. Mrs. F.J. Marshallsay (p.421), 26. Mrs. and Mrs. Brian G. Warwick (p.437), 27. William B. Kynaston (p.453), 28. Frank T. Blagrove (p.473), 29. Rodney B. Meadows (p.493), 30. Thomas G. Myers (p.509), 31. A. Leslie Barry (p.526), 32. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Ivin (p.541), 33. Walter F. Judge (p.557), 34. W. Eric Critchley (p.573), 35. the Rev. John G. Scott (p.589), 36. Arthur V. Pearson (p.605), 37. George E. Feirn (p.621), 38. Edward V. Rodenhurst (p.637), 39. Francis C. Mogford (p.646), 40. Denis A. Bayles (p.662), 41. Edward P. Duffield (p.678), 42. William C. Shute (p.694), 43. Muriel Reay (p.718), 44. C. Edward Jeffries (p.734), 45. William Shepherd (p.750), 46. Henry J. Sanger (p.766), 47. William Barton (p.782), 48. Mrs. R. Richardson (p.806), 49. Arthur V. Davis (p.822), 50. Alfred Ballard (p.838), 51. Albert M. Tyler (p.854), 52. Wilfred Williams (p.870)
 
Note, Strike, of bells : Terhardt, E., Stoll, G., Seewann, M., : 'Pitch of complex signals according to virtual pitch theory : Tests, examples and predictions' in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 1982 Vol. 71 pp 671-678 [Note by Bill Hibbert : Directly relevant to determination of the strike note of bells]

Nottingham, St.Mary, Notts: 'St.Mary's, Nottingham' by G.A.D. and W.L.E. [George A. Dawson and William L. Exton] in The Ringing World 26 May 1967 p.356

Nottingham: 'Nottingham Date-Book' by Robin Woolley in The Ringing World 3 August 1979 p.659; letter from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 31 August 1979 p.738

Nottingham: 'Nottingham memories of 40 years ago' by E.C.S. in The Ringing World 9 April 1965 pp.241-2

Nottinghamshire: 'Rings of Four in Nottinghamshire' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 16 February 1968 p.135 and 23 February 1968 p.143

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Oldfield, Henry: 'Henry Oldfield, The Bellfounder, 1595' ... in 'Local Gleanings … relating to Lancashire & Cheshire' edited by J.P. Earwaker, Vol.1 (1879-80) pp.109-110, 197-8

Ohlsson, Herr: 'Herr Ohlsson of Lόbeck' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 7 September 2001 p.909

Oldham : see Ashton under Lyme and Oldham (above)

Oldham and Ashton-under-Lyne: 'Ashton and Oldham 1740-1810' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 24/31 December 1976 pp.1092-3, 7 January 1977 pp.19-20, 14 January 1977 pp.34-35, and 21 January 1977 pp.63-4

Oldham: Note on peal of 14,480 Bob Major in 1784 in The Ringing World 24 February 1984 p.163

Ormskirk, Lancs: A note on a dated mediaeval bell (1497) at Ormskirk, in the Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Vol.V (New Series) pp.132-3

Osborn, Thomas 'The Downham Foundry' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 31 Jan.1986 pp.93-4

Outhwaites (rope makers): 'A grand day out – without Wallace and Gromit – but with a cracking bit of Wensleydale' [visit to W.R. Outhwaite & Sons in Hawes] by Derrick McRobert in The Ringing World 25 July 2003 p.704

Outings: 'The Outing' by George Ewart Evans in The Ringing World 1 March 1963 pp.142-3

Oxborough, Norfolk: 'The bells of Oxborough: the sad story of the fall of a church' by David L. Cawley in The Ringing World 9 April 1965 p.245

Oxford Diocesan Guild (branches): Bicester branch in The Ringing World 27 February 1981 pp.181-2; South Oxfordshire in The Ringing World 6 March 1981 p.202; Vale of the White Horse in The Ringing World 13 March 1981 p.226; North Bucks. branch in The Ringing World 10 April 1981 pp.318, 335; Banbury branch in The Ringing World 15 May 1981 p.422; Oxford City branch in The Ringing World 3 July 1981 p.574; Chipping Norton branch in The Ringing World 7 August 1981 p.686; Newbury branch in The Ringing World 18 September 1981 p.822; Reading branch in The Ringing World 9 October 1981 p.882; Chiltern branch in The Ringing World 130 November 1981 p.986; Central Bucks branch in The Ringing World 27 November 1981 p.1034; Sonning Deanery branch in The Ringing World 11 December 1981 p.1074; Old North Berks branch [includes the White family and Appleton] in The Ringing World 8 January 1982 pp.22-3; Witney and Woodstock branch in The Ringing World 22 January 1982 pp.61-2; Newbury Branch centenary in The Ringing World 19 February 1982 pp.141-2

Oxford Diocesan Guild: 'North Bucks 1904-2004' by Doug Hird in The Ringing World 11 June 2004 pp.557-8

Oxford Diocesan Guild: 'The Oxford Diocesan Guild 1881-1891' in Ringing World 16 January 1981 pp.47-8, 65-7; 'Notable peals 1881-1890' in The Ringing World 20 February 1981 pp.171-2

Oxford Society: 'Oxford Society of Change Ringers: unbroken sequence since 1733' in The Ringing World 18 April 1952 p.253
Pavier, Jonathan: 'Jonathan Pavier [of Oxford] and his son-in-law [W.G.E. Collett]' by William Simmonds in The Ringing World 15 January 1965 p.35

Oxford University Society: 'Oxford University Society of Change Ringers' by Harry Miles in The Ringing World 5 October 1979 p.852, 12 October 1979 p.880 and 19 October 1979 p.904

Oxford: 'Oxford Society of Change Ringers' by Philip Walker in The Ringing World 28 October pp.947-8, 4 November 1977 p.963, 11 November 1977 p.985, 18 November 1977 p.1007, 25 November 1977 p.1027, 2 December 1977 p.1050, 9 December 1977 p.1079, 16 December 1977 p.1095, and 23/30 December 1977 p.1129

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Padworth, Berks: 'Padworth Bells' by the Rev. T.A. Turner in the Transactions of the Newbury and District Field Club (1872-5) pp.116-7

Painswick and Stroud: 'Cotswold Rivalry: Stroud and Painswick in the 18th Century' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 23 July 1971 pp.646-7

Painswick, Glos: 'The Sound and Tuning of Painswick Bells' by Bill Hibbert in The Ringing World 9 Nov.2001 pp.113-4 – in response to note on correspondence in Bell News in 1901 referred to in The Ringing World 5 Oct.2001 p.1008; further correspondence in The Ringing World 14 Dec.2001 pp.1250-1 Painswick: 'St.Mary the Virgin, Painswick, Gloucestershire; 150 years ago' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 6 August 1971 p.678

Painswick: 'The Painswick Fiasco [1931]' by Edgar C. Shepherd in Ringing World 19 November 1976 p.980 and 26 November 1976 p.1002; letter from R.H. Dove in The Ringing World 17 December 1976 p.1050

Painswick: 'The Society of Painswick Youths' by Cyril A. Wratten in Ringing World 17 November 1972 pp.919 and 929, 24 November 1972 pp.948-9, 1 December 1972 p.968, and 8 December 1972 pp.988-9

Papers on Bells in Rossing, T. D. Acoustics of Bells Van Nostrtand Reinhold, 1984 [Note by Bill Hibbert : A collection and translation into English of the classic papers]

Parker, Edith Kate: Biographical account of Edith Kate Parker (later Mrs. G.W. Fletcher) in Chapter one “The Lady Ringers” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.4-5

Parker, Joseph J.: 'The Restoration of the Grave of J.J. Parker' by Graham Firman and 'Joseph J. Parker' by William Butler in The Ringing World 31 Dec.2004 pp.1252-3

Parnell, J.A.: 'John Alfred Parnell' by H.O. Chaddock in The Ringing World 22/29 December 1972 p.1036

Parnell, John Alfred: "John Alfred Parnell" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1909 pp.121, 148 and 206

Parr, Samuel : Thomas North, 'Dr Parr on bells and bell-ringing' in The Antiquary Vol 3 p. 157

Patrick, John: Biographical account of John Patrick in Chapter one “The Beginnings of Change Ringing” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Peal, first in America' [Philadelphia 1850] by Cyril A. Wratten in Ringing World 2 July 1976 p.572

Peal ringing: 'Peal History' by A. Craddock – note on development of peal ringing showing the number of peals rung annually from 1700 to 2000 – in Ringing World 7 March 2003 p.219

Peals , Using a computer to compose' Bailey R. (Unpublished thesis, M. Tech., Brunel University, 1978)

Peals, Handbell : 'One hundred [handbell peals] in Cornhill Vestry' in Ringing World 14 June 1996 p.602

Peals, ladies: 'One hundred years of ladies peal ringing' by Heather Kippin in The Ringing World 29 March 1996 p.317

Peals, ladies: 'The Ladies' [lady ringers] by Edgar C. Shepherd in Ringing World 16 July 1982 pp.592-4

Peals, Long : 'The Long Peal Fever of 1888' by William Butler in Ringing World 11 July 1980 p.599 and 613

Pembridge, Herefs: 'Pembridge Church and belfry' by the Rev. F. Whitehead in the Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club for 1901 pp.137-40

Pembridge, Herefs: Article by K.M.A. on the church and bells, in Ringing World 11 August 1978 pp.665-6

Pembrokeshire (Wales): 'The Rings of Pembrokeshire' by L.H.J. and B.P.D. in Ringing World 18 July 1947 p.343

Pennington family: 'The Pennington Family Bell Founders' by T.N. Brushfield in the Western Antiquary Vol.7 pp.249-51

Perry, Robert: 'Robert Perry: A Ringer who turned out Rogue' [and other extracts from the notebooks of Samuel Slater of Glemsford regarding ringing in East Anglia] in The Ringing World 19 August 1977 p.722 (reprinted from The Ringing World 10 February 1941)

Pershore Abbey : 'Excavations in the Choir, Crossing and Transepts', 1996 Kevin Blockley in Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society Third Series Vol 17, 2000 [Eds. Note contains evidence of bell casting in the church]

Perth : Clouston, R. W. M. 'The Bells of Perthshire : St John's Kirk, Perth' in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Vol. 124 (1994)

Peterborough Diocesan Guild: '50 years as a Diocesan Guild' in The Ringing World 4 January 1974 pp.3-4

Peterborough Diocesan Guild: 'Peterborough Diocesan Guild' in The Ringing World 14 February 1947 p.85

Peterborough Guild: 'Memories of the Peterborough Diocesan Guild' by B.P. Morris in The Ringing World 27 January 1984 pp.68-9

Peterborough, St. John, Northants: 'Reflections on St. John's Church, Peterborough' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 11 August 1961 p.545-6

Philadelphia: 'A visit to Christ Church, Philadelphia' by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 24 May 2002 p.516

Phillott, G.H.: Article on G.H. Phillott's peal book, by Cyril Wratten in Ringing World 24 July 1964 pp.493 and 31 July 1964 pp.509, 511 and 520 [mentioned in The Ringing World 28 March 2003 p.309 following the gift of Phillott's peal book to the Central Council Library]

Photographs : A collection of photographs of bellringing personalities made by F. E. Collins can be found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Pinchbeck, Christopher: 'Christopher Pinchbeck' [Master of the Ancient Society of College Youths in 1752, and clock and watchmaker] in Ringing World 21 Nov. 1952 p.737

Pipe, Cecil. W.: Obituary in The Ringing World 7 November 1980 p.973

Pipe, G. W. 'The Ringing World Interview – The Editor meets George W. Pipe' in The Ringing World 8 November 2002 pp 1132-4

Pitch : Eggen, J. H., Houtsma, A. J. M. 'The pitch perception of bell sounds' in Annual Progress Report 21 1986 of the Institut voor Perceptie Orderzoek. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Important paper on bell pitch perception]

Pitch : Terhardt, E., Stoll, G., Seewann, M. : 'Algorithm for extractiomn of pitch and pitch salience from complex tonal signals'. In Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 1982 Vol. 71 pp 679-688. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Directly relevant to determination of the strike note of bells]

Pitch, Auditory : Terhardt, E., : 'Perception of Auditory Pitch': This undated paper was published on the following web site : http://mmk.el.tum.de/persons/ter.html

Pitman, Albert John: Biographical account of Albert John Pitman in Chapter four “The Development of Spliced” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.32-4

Pitman, A.J.: 'The late A.J. Pitman' by Bob Hardy in The Ringing World 23 July 2004 p.704, with reprint of appreciation by G.B.T. [Giles B. Thompson] from The Ringing World 9 Sept.1966; followed by letters from Keith Walpole in The Ringing World 6 August 2004 p.754 and Nick Simon in Ringing World 13 August 2004 p.779

Pitstow Family: 'The Pitstows of Saffron Walden' by H.C. Stacey in Ringing World 26 May 1961 pp.341-2

Pitt, W. C: Ashby : 'Wallasey Bells' in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (New Series) Vol.7 pp.32-41

Platt, James Spliced minor: 'Crown Bob - and James Platt' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 11 April 1969 p.279 and 18 April 1969 p.300

Plymouth, Breakwater Lighthouse, Devon: 'The Bell of the Lighthouse on Plymouth Breakwater' [a bell of 31-3-13 by G.Mears 1862] by J.J. Beckerlegge in the Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Art, Literature and Science Vol.68 pp.325-9

Port Sunlight, Cheshire: 'Port Sunlight – a unique church celebrates its centenary' by Peter Humphreys in The Ringing World 30 July 2004 pp.725-7

Portsmouth: 'Portsmouth District celebrates a centenary of ringing' in Ringing World 12 July 1996 pp.697-8

Postcards: 'Of cards and carillons' [bell postcards and trade cards etc] by Maurice I. Bray in The Ringing World 8 October 1982 pp.840-1

Powell, J. Powell: Biographical account of William Shipway (with notes on J. Joseph Powell of Quex) in Chapter five “The Story of Stedman Triples” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Preston, Lancs: 'Bell Ringing orders at Preston church, 1587-8' by F.H. Cheetham in the Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Vol.78 pp.130-5

Prewett, Bertram: Biographical account of Bertram Prewett in Chapter six “The Peal Ringers” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.51-4

Prewett, Bertram: Obituary of Mrs. Ida Prewett in The Ringing World 31 January 1975; letters concerning Bertram Prewett in The Ringing World 28 February 1975 p.170

Price, Brian: 'Brian Price – the first 80 years' by Roger Bailey in Ringing World 7 May 2004 pp.437-8

Price, Tony: Obituary in The Ringing World 17 November 1972 p.928

Proctor, Leonard: Biographical account of Leonard Proctor in Chapter ten “Surprise Ringing Established” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Proctor, Leonard: "Leonard Proctor" from Ringing World 1943 in The Ringing World 7 January 1977 p.14 and letter from Jesse Puplett of Hoddesdon concerning Benington ringers

Proctor, Leonard: 'One of the Greatest Characters' by William T. Cook in The Ringing World 23 July 1982 pp.610-1

Proctor, Leonard: 'Squire Leonard Proctor, J.P. (1816-1895) by Harold V. Frost in The Ringing World 1 April 1955 pp.193-4; Letter from Ernest Morris in Ringing World 15 April 1955 p.236 giving further information including the full text of a letter written by Proctor to Sir A.P. Heywood in 1890

Proctor, Leonard: 'Squire Leonard Proctor, J.P. (1816-1895)' by H.V. Frost in The Ringing World 24 June 1977 pp.543-4 and 1 July 1977 p.558; letter from B.J. Harris in The Ringing World 12 August 1977 p.694; letter from H.V. Frost in The Ringing World 2 September 1977 p.754

Proctor, Leonard: Short biography in The Ringing World 20 June 1980 p.522

Pulling, Alfred H.: Biographical account of Alfred H. Pulling in Chapter nine “The Handbell Men” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.83-6

Purdue, Thomas: 'Tho: Purdue Fecit' [Purdue and the bells of Exeter Cathedral] by the Rev. J.G.M. Scott in The Ringing World 21 February 1964 p.121

Pye, Ernest W.: Obituary by George W. Pipe in The Ringing World 10 May 1996 pp.499-500

Pye family: 'The Pye family ringing archive' by Mark Regan in The Ringing World 28 November 2003 pp.1133-5, 56

Pye, George R.: 'George R. Pye: 1872-1945' by Edgar C. Shepherd in Ringing World 23 June 1972 p.496

Pye, William: Biographical account of William Pye in Chapter twelve “The Peal Ringers” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Pye, William: 'William Pye: 1870-1935' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 7 August 1970 p.611; letter from C.T.W. Coles with further information in The Ringing World 28 August 1970 p.674; 'William Pye in Cornwall' by Canon A.S. Roberts in The Ringing World 4 September 1970 p.693

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Quex Park: 'The Waterloo Tower, Quex Park, Birchington on Sea' in Ringing World 24 August 1979 pp.713-4; letter from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 21 September 1979 pp.798-9

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style="margin-bottom: 0;"> Rallies: 'Rallies of Ringers' by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 24 May 2002 pp.513-4, 537

Ravenscroft, Charles: Photograph of memorial board in Bromsgrove belfry, with text of inscription in The Ringing World 13 September 1996 p.927

Recording : W. A. Hibbert : 'Recording and digitising bell sounds' : This article can be found on the following web site : http://www.hibberts.co.uk/recording.htm

Redding, William: 'William Redding's notebook' in The Ringing World 14 July 1967 p.504

Reeves, Harvey: Biographical account of Harvey Reeves in Chapter two “The Editors” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.10-12

Repton, Derbys: 'Repton's merry bells' by E.C. Hipkins in the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Vol.19 pp.14-9

Revere , Paul and Boston : see America (above)

Rickmansworth and Watford: 'The Watford and Rickmersworth Youths' by H.V. Frost in The Ringing World 7 August 1981 pp.699-70, 704

Ringers and clergy: 'Ringers and incumbents 1820-1855' by William Butler in The Ringing World 24/31 December 1976 p.1079

Ringers and clergy: see also Devon

Ringers' chairs: 'The Ringer' Chairs Advert' [A.G. Janes (1786-1952) of High Wycombe who advertised chairs for ringers in 1903] in The Ringing World 14 May 2004 p.465

Ringers' epitaphs: 'Ringers' Epitaphs' by J.C. Eisel in The Ringing World 24 December 1971 [James Barham (1818) at Leeds; David Wheway (1828) at Nuneaton; John Jessup (1825) at Worlingworth; John Hale (1692) at Hartpury; Purdue (1673) at Limerick and (1703) at Closworth; and John Blackburn (1739) at Scothern]

Ringer' rules : see Appleby (above)

Ringers' rules: 'The Good Old Days' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 9 June 1972 p.466

Ringers' rules: 'Ringers' Rules (Ancient & Modern)' by Ernest Morris in Ringing World 6 March 1953 p.154, 20 March 1953 p.186, 27 March 1953 p.202, 17 April p.253, 12 June 1953 p.380, 14 Aug. pp.536-7 and 546, 28 Aug p.568, 18 Sept. p.610, 25 Sept. p.626, 30 Oct. p.707, 11 Dec p.802 and 24 Dec p.841

Ringing : 'CIREL: An Error Detector and Logger for Church Bell Ringers', Rice, J. M. (Unpublished M.Sc. dissertation, University of Bristol, May 1989)

Ringing: 'Ding Dong Merily' by Maggie Parham in Country Life 16 Dec.1993 pp.28-31

Ringing : Wein, Elizabeth E. ' Part of the pattern: Class and society reflected in the English Art of change ringing' (Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Pennsylvania, 1994)

Ringing Companies : 'The Old London Ringing Companies' in Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society Vol.11 (1954) pp.27-38

Ringing Machines: 'The John Carter Ringing Machine' by W.H. Dobbie in The Ringing World 23 February 1968 p.144

Ringing, Ban 'The Ban on Ringing' in The Ringing World 10 October 1980 p.891, 17 October 1980 p.913, 24 October 1980 p.931, and 31 October 1980 p.951

Ringing, Ban : 'Memories of November 1942' [when the ban was lifted] in The Ringing World 19 November 1982 pp.960-2

Ringing: "On the position of change-ringing as an athletic exercise, historically considered" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1906 p.555

Ringing: "On the secular nature of the origin and development of change ringing, historically considered" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1899 p.591

Ringing: 'A Ringer's Handbook from 1742' by Robert B. Smith in The Ringing World 10 March 1978 p.215, 25 August 1978 p.711 [further instalments printed at intervals over a very long period of time (years!) - and possibly never completed], 8 April 1983 p.279, 7 September 1990 p.860, 26 October 1990 p.1029, 18 January 1991 p.57,

Ringing: 'The Ringing Exercise in the Eighteenth Century' being the seventh chapter of an unpublished history of London Ringing by J.A. Trollope from The Ringing World 4 September 1942 in The Ringing World 13 March 1981 p.228 and 238, 20 March 1981 p.259, 27 March 1981 p.287, 24 April 1981 p.371, 1 May 1981 p.390

Rings of Twelve: 'Peals of twelve bells: Newport will make the 59th' [list] and letter 'Are rings of twelve a mistake?' by Robert Beck in The Ringing World 8 September 1939 p.571; followed by letter from M.C. White in ibid29 Sept.1939 p.609

Roberts, Charles W.: Obituary in The Ringing World 26 October 1984 p.906

Roberts, Elijah: Biographical account of Elijah Roberts in Chapter seven “An Outstanding Character!” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Robinson, Rev. F.E.: Biographical account of the Rev. F.E. Robinson in Chapter twelve “The Peal Ringers” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Robinson, F.E.: 'Francis Edward Robinson' by David J. Herschell in Ringing World 7 January 1983 pp.6-9; article 'F.E. Robinson - a remarkable man' in The Ringing World 14 January 1983 pp.28-9 marked 'to be continued' but second part not found; brief note in The Ringing World 8 April 1983 p.280

Rochester Cathedral, Kent: 'Rochester – 1400 years of Ministry, 100 years of Bellringing' by Neil Jones in The Ringing World 8 October 2004 pp.965-8

Rochester Cathedral, Kent: 'Rochester Cathedral' by N.J. Davies in Ringing World 12 Aril 1968 p.279

Rogers, Olive: Obituary in The Ringing World 12 March 2004 p.260

Ross on Wye, Herefs: 'A Bell-Ringers' Clock' by John Eisel in The Ringing World 8 October 2004 pp.969-70

Ross on Wye, Herefs: 'The tower, bells and ringers of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire' by J.C. Eisel in The Ringing World 30 October 1992 pp.1049-50, 6 November 1992 pp.1080-8, 20 November 1992 pp.1129-30 and 27 November 1992 pp.1152-3

Rotherham: 'Fifty Years Ringing at All Saints' Parish Church, Rotherham' by Norman Chaddock in The Ringing World 24 September 1976 p.812

Rotherham, Yorks: 'Rotherham Parish Church Bells' by Norman Chaddock in Ringing World 11 November 1955 p.716

Rothwell, Northants: Murray A. Coleman The History of Rothwell Bells (1988)

Rudhall family: 'The Bells are Ringing' [information on the Rudhall family] by John Malden in Gloucestershire Life March 1970 p.47

Rudhall, John: 'The Last Years of John Rudhall, Bellfounder of Gloucester, 1828-35' by Mary Bliss in Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society (Vol.121) 2003 pp.11-22

Russam, Thomas: 'Thomas Russam' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 16 June 1978 p.512; letter from Thomas R. Butler in The Ringing World 4 August 1978 p.650

Russian Bells : Aldoshina, I. and Nicaranov, A. 'The Investigation of Acoustical Characteristics of Russian Bells'. Audio Engineering Society 108th Convention, 2000 Preprint 5117. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Good bibliography of Russian bell sources. It can be found on this web site : http://www.russianbells.com/acoustics/NICANOROV-Acoustics.pdf.]

Rutland: Ovens, Robert and Sleath, Sheila, Time in Rutland: A History and Gazetteer of the Bells, Scratch Dials, Sundials and Clocks of Rutland (2002)

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Saffron Walden: 'Saffron Walden Society' in The Ringing World 25 May 1973 pp.425-6

Saham Toney, Norfolk: 'Saham Toney bells' by John S. Barnes in The Ringing World 11 July 1958 p.450

Saint Albans, Clock Tower, Herts: Article 'The St.Albans Clock Tower' by H.V. Frost on the bells of St.Albans Clock Tower in The Ringing World 4 Feb.1972 p.95

Saint Albans: 'St. Peter's Church, St. Albans' by H.V. Frost in Ringing World 8 December 1978 p.1057 and 15 December 1978 pp.1083-4

St. Albans, Herts: The Bells of St Stephen’s 1300-1998: Bellringing at St.Stephen’s, St.Albans by Alison Macfarlane (1998)

Saint Helens, Lancs: 'The Church Bells of St.Helen's, Lancashire' by James Hedgcock in The Ringing World 28 July 1967 pp.536-7, 4 August 1967 p.554, and 11 August 1967 p.570

Salisbury 'John Barber of Salisbury, Brazier' by Amherst D. Tyssen in Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine Vol.XXXV (1907-8) pp.351-69

Salisbury Cathedral, Wilts: “The Old Belfry in the Close of the Canons of Salisbury” by Canon J.M.J. Fletcher in The Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Magazine Vol.XLVII no.CLXVI (June 1937) pp.608-616

Salisbury Cathedral: 'Salisbury Cathedral and its bells' by J.B.P. in Ringing World 13 January 1956 p.25, and additional information (various contributors) in The Ringing World 27 January p.57

Salisbury Cathedral: 'The Belfry formerly standing in the close of Salisbury and its bells' by John Harding in the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine Vol.28 pp.108-20

Salisbury Diocesan Guild: 'Salisbury Guild's 100 years' by Judith Robertson in The Ringing World 10 September 1982 pp.755-6

Salisbury Diocesan Guild: Roger Keeley (ed.) The Salisbury Diocesan Guild of Ringers 1882-1982: A century of changes (1984)

Saltaire, Yorks: ''World Heritage Bells' Ringing comes round again at Saltaire, Yorkshire' by Robert Appleby in The Ringing World 3 October 2003 pp.941-3

Sayers, Dorothy L.: 'Chertsey Celebrates The Nine Tailors' by John Mudd in The Ringing World 4 June 2004 p.553

Saxby, Leics: 'Saxby bellframe, the earliest use of cast iron in a bellframe?' [Robert Taylor, 1801 – but frame removed in 1951] by George Dawson, in Ringing World 1 August 2003 p.747

Scattergood, Samuel: 'Scattergood - 300th anniversary marked' by C.M.P. [Povey] in The Ringing World 31 January 1997 p.110

Sedgley, Charles J.: Biographical account of George E. Symonds (with notes on Charles J. Sedgley) in Chapter seven “Surprise Maximus” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.64-7

Sedgley, Charles: Obituary by George W. Pipe in The Ringing World 23 February 1973 p.146

Selfridge, G : 'I do not know says the great bell of Bow - Gordon Selfridge and the 1933 restoration of Bow Bells' by Mark Regan in The Ringing World 20/27 December 1996 pp.1289-95

Semitone Bells : Bryant, D. J. 'History and Use of Semitone Bells'. This paper can we found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Semitone bells: 'The History and Use of Semitone Bells' by David Bryant in The Ringing World 23 July 2004 pp.703-5

Sevier, William John: Biographical account of William John Sevier in Chapter three “The Characters” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.22-4

Sevier, William: 'W.J. Sevier, of Gloucester' in Bell News 12 July 1890 p.185; 'William Sevier and his pram' by Mrs. A. Richardson in Ringing World 11 July 1969 p.542; letter from F.J. Lewis in The Ringing World 25 July 1969 p.582; Article on the ringing career of William J. Sevier (1864-1924) by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 22/29 December 1989 pp.1158-60

Shaftesbury, Dorset: 'Shaftesbury – its churches and bells' by J.B.P. in Ringing World 19 February 1954 p.122

Sharpe, Fred: Obituary by J.G.M. Scott and appreciation by E.A. Barnett in The Ringing World 5 March 1976 pp.210-211; report of memorial service in The Ringing World 2 April 1976 pp.294-5

Sharpe, Fred: 'The New President' [biographical note on Frederick Sharpe] in Ringing World 21 June 1957 p.389

Sharpe Trusts: 'The Sharpe Trusts' by Richard Offen in The Ringing World 11 June 2004 p.559

Sheep bells: 'The Language of Sheep Bells' by J.E. Manners in Country Life 8 April 1971 p.839

Sheep bells: 'Dartmoor sheep bells' by R.H. Worth in Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Art, Literature and Science Vol.70 pp.297-8, Vol.71 pp.329-30 and Vol.80 pp.233-4

Sheffield: 'A Cathedral with its own tram stop' and other notes on the bells and ringers in The Ringing World 21 June 1996 pp.625-6

Sheffield, Yorks: '250 Years of Peal Ringing at Sheffield Cathedral' in Ringing World 20 August 2004 p.806

Sherburn in Elmet, Yorkshire: 'Sherburn-in-Elmet ringers' window' by K.B. Sissons in The Ringing World 31 Dec. 2004 pp.1249-50

Ships' bells: 'Where do Ships' bells go?' by Ernest Morris in The Ringing World 10 August 1956 p.508

Shipway, William: Biographical account of William Shipway (with notes on J. Joseph Powell of Quex) in Chapter five “The Story of Stedman Triples” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Short, Joshua: 'Joshua Short' [of Aston, Warwicks] by Edgar C. Shepherd, in Ringing World 4 March 1955 pp.129-30; letter from Edgar Shepherd in Ringing World 4 March 1955 p.139 reporting that Mr. E.A. Butcher (a descendant of the Short family) had loaned to the St.Martin's Guild a portrait of Joshua Short and a record on vellum of the Aston band (names given) that rang the peal of 10,080 Bob Major at Aston in 1788; report of Guild meeting referring to the gift of the portrait to the Guild by Mr. Butcher and stating that the portrait had been hung alongside that of Henry Johnson in Aston belfry (Ringing World 22 April 1955 p.250)

Short, William: Biographical account of William Short in Chapter five “The Professionals” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.44-7

Shrewsbury: 'Richard Cross of Shrewsbury: Part I - 1765-1799 and the earlier years of the Union Society' by Harry Poyner in The Ringing World 29 January 1982 pp.88-9, 5 February 1982 pp.107-8, 12 February 1982 pp.128-9, 19 February 1982 pp.149-50, 26 February 1982 pp.170-171 and 5 March 1982 p.191; and letter from Christopher J. Pickford on 'Rudhall at St. Chad's [Shrewsbury]' in The Ringing World 14 May 1982 p.396

Shrewsbury: 'Richard Cross of Shrewsbury: Part II - 1800-1848 the best years, and then the long decline of the Union Society' by Harry Poyner in Ringing World 26 March 1982 pp.254-5, 2 April 1982 pp.274-5, 9 April 1982 pp.294-5, 16 April 1982 pp.317-8, and 23 April 1982 pp.228-9; letter from John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 4 June 1982 p.460

Shropshire Association: 70th anniversary article in The Ringing World 17 May 1996 by Paul Lewis pp.505-6, 509; 75th anniversary article 'Bigger than the rest! A celebration of 75 years of the Shropshire Association' by Paul Lewis in The Ringing World 13 July 2001 pp.705, 717

Shropshire: 'Rings of four in Shropshire' by P.R. Johnson in The Ringing World 4 Sept.1964 p.607 and supplementary note (with photograph of Cardington frame) from Christopher Dalton in The Ringing World 16 October 1964 p.694

Sileby and Barrow, Leics: 'An eighteenth century rivalry' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 3 January 1975 pp.14-15

Silent Peals: 'Silent Peals' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 28 November 1980 p.1031, 5 December 1980, and 12 December 1980 p.1071; letter from Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 30 January 1981 p.109

Simmons, Edward and Benjamin: 'Edward Simmons - Bellhanger and peal ringer' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 11 December 1992 pp.1199-1201

Slater, S. : 'Robert Perry: A Ringer who turned out Rogue' [and other extracts from the notebooks of Samuel Slater of Glemsford regarding ringing in East Anglia] in The Ringing World 19 August 1977 p.722 (reprinted from The Ringing World 10 February 1941)

Smallwood, J. Frank: Obituary in The Ringing World 2 March 1979 p.175; list of his peals in The Ringing World 23 March 1979 p.240

Smith, Alfred Paddon: 'Alfred Paddon Smith' by Edgar C. Shepherd in Ringing World 2 March 1979 p.188

Smith, Dan: 'Another Barnsley District Ringer: Daniel Smith 1897-1963' by Harold Chant in The Ringing World 13 March 1981 p.243

Snowden, Hilda: Obituaries in The Ringing World 7 March 2003 p.236
Snowdon, Jasper Whitefield: Biographical account of Jasper Whitfield Snowdon in Chapter nine “The Authors” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Solihull: 'Solihull's notable ringing tradition' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 21 February 1969 p.139

Somerset: The Bells of Frome Deanery by George Massey (1985)

Somerset : Walters, H. B. (1920) 'Church Bells of Somerset', (unpublished manuscript held at the Somerset record office)

Somerset : Dowland, James Let all the bells ring (2000) ISBNN 0 948204 79 6 [Ed's note : The author's personal account of ringing and ringers in Somerset]

Sottanstall, William: 'William Sottanstall: a 19th century pioneer' by William Shepherd in The Ringing World 10 July 1953 p.455

Sound of Bells : Kelly, D. 'The Sound of Bells' in the The Ringing World 1997 pp. 239-40, 394-7, 631-2, 749 : See also the following web site : http://btinternet.com/~kelktek/page17.html

Sound of bells :W. A. Hibbert : 'Recording and digitising bell sounds' : This article can be found on the following web site : http://www.hibberts.co.uk/recording.htm

Sound of Bells Lehr, A. 'Partial Groups in the Bell Sound' in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 1986 Vol 79 pp. 2000-2011

South Africa : 'Bells and Bell Ringers in South Africa 1835-2000' by Colin A. Lewis in The Ringing World 6 April 2001 pp.341-3 and 27 April 2001 pp.425-8

Southampton, St.Mary, Hants: 'The bells of St.Mary's, Southampton, by K.S.B. Croft in The Ringing World 17 April 1964 p.249

Southampton: 'St.Michael the Archangel, Southampton' from notes by the late Canon K.W.H. Felstead in The Ringing World 13 September 1996 pp.933-4

Southwark Cathedral: "St.Saviour's, Southwark, and Geoffrey Chaucer" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1905 p.133

Southwark: 'Tragedy at Southwark' [false long peal of Stedman Cinques in 1923] by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 7 October 1977 p.879 and 14 October 1977 p.891

Southwell : T. F. C. Blagg, : 'The development of bell-casting, and some Nottinghamshire bell-founders' in Southwell and Nottinghamshire: Medieval Art, Architecture and Industry edited by Jennifer S. Alexander (British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions XXI) 1998 pp.126-135 and pl.XLIa and b

Southwell Guild: 'The Southwell Guild - 50 years on' by Jim Raithby in Ringing World 5 April 1996 p.383

Spliced Minor: 'A History of Spliced Minor' by Cyril A. Wratten in Ringing World 30 Jan.1970 p.67, 13 Feb.1970 p.107, 27 Feb.1970 p.149, 13 March 1970 p.189, 27 March 1970 p.229, 10 April 1970 p.269

Spliced Minor: 'Bread Cast on the Waters' by John P. Fidler in The Ringing World 17 January 1969 p.55

Spliced Minor: 'Crown Bob - and James Platt' by Cyril A. Wratten in Ringing World 11 April 1969 p.279 and 18 April 1969 p.300

Spliced Surprise Major: 'An Old Composer remembers …' [a personal account of the composition and first performance of Chandler's 23-spliced all-the-work] by Steve Chandler in The Ringing World 25 June 2004 p.609

Stafford: 'The history of the leather jack or jug of St.Mary's, Stafford' [1750 with names of ringers in 1798 also] by Richard J. Warrilow in Ringing World 24/31 December 1982 p.1083

Staffordshire: 'Bells and Bellringing in South Staffordshire' by E.E. Speake in The Ringing World 24 June 1983 pp.502 and 505, 8 July 1983 pp.557-8, 22 July 1983 pp.599-600, 12 August 1983 pp.662-3, and 2 September 1983 pp.724-6

Stamford, Lincs: 'The beginnings of the Stamford foundry' [Norris and Oldfield] by George A. Dawson in The Ringing World 7 September 2001 p.895

Stedman, Fabian: Biographical account of Fabian Stedman in Chapter one “The Beginnings of Change Ringing” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Stedman Triples : Cubitt, D.: '250 Years Ago: Norwich - the Stedman Triples Controversy' in The Ringing World 31 July 1981 p.667, 7 August 1981 p.687, 14 August 1981 p.708, 21 August 1981 p.745, 28 August 1981 p.776, 4 September 1981 p.778, 11 September 1981 p.816, 18 September 1981 p.840, 25 September 1981 p.842, 2 October 1981 p.880, xxx

Stedman Triples: 'More Struggles over Stedman' by William Butler in Ringing World 19 March 1982 pp.233-4

Stedman, Fabian: 'Fabian Stedman, 1640-1730' by William T. Cook in Ringing World 29 October 1982 pp.900-901

Stedman, Fabian: 'Fabian Stedman' by Frederick Sharpe in The Ringing World 10 December 1971 p.1051

Stedman, Fabian: 'The Stedman Family of Yarkhill' by John C. Eisel in Ringing World 21 May 1976 pp.429-30; 'Fabian Stedman and his family at Yarkhill, Herefordshire' by Constance Purser in The Ringing World 20 August 1976 pp.707-8

Stedman, Fabian: 'The Stedman Family' by the Rev. Eric Wood in The Ringing World 12 July 2002 p.725

Stedman, Fabian: 'Who wrote the Tintinnalogia?' by Cyril A. Wratten in Ringing World 22 Nov,1968 p.904

Stedman: 'A Stedman mystery solved' [peal composition used in 1799] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 19 March 1976 p.259

Stedman: 'Early Changeringing' [proposed Stedman memorial in London] by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 2 September 1983 p.720

Steel Bells: 'Steel Bells' by F.A. Cluett in The Ringing World 23 May 1975 p.435, followed by a letter from Dennis Greenwood in The Ringing World 13 June 1975 p.486 about the Naylor Vickers steel bells at Stainland, Yorks

Steel Bells: 'The truth about Steel Bells' by Bill Hibbert in The Ringing World 23 May 2003 p.502

Steel, Miss Evelyn: Obituary by Alfred E. Rushton in The Ringing World 29 June 1973 p.512; notes of her peals (260) in The Ringing World 17 April 1973 p.652

Stourbridge: 'The lost peal book of the Society of Chapel Youths of Stourbridge' by Martin D. Fellows in The Ringing World 2 September 1983 p.723

Stradbroke, Suffolk: 'Handbells at Stradbroke, Suffolk, 1914-1919' by Claude Rush in The Ringing World 23 April 1965 p.277

Streatley, Berks: 'An Ancient Bell at Streatley' by J.R. Izat in The Berks, Bucks and Oxon Archaeological Journal Vol.II p.109

Strike Note : Meyer, E. Klaes, J. 'On the Strike Note of Bells' : in Uber den Schlagton von Glocken, Naturwissenschaften 39 : 697-701, 1933 (reprinted in Rossing - see Author Index).

Strike Note : Shouten, J. F., t'Hart ; 'The Strike Note of Bells' in De Slagtoon van Klocken; Netherlands Acoustical Society Publication No 7, pp. 6-19, 1965 (Reprinted in Rossing - see Author Index)

Strike Note of Bells : Terhardt, E., Stoll, G., Seewann, M. : 'Algorithm for extractiomn of pitch and pitch salience from complex tonal signals'. In Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 1982 Vol. 71 pp 679-688. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Directly relevant to determination of the strike note of bells]

Strike Note of Bells : Terhardt, E., Stoll, G., Seewann, M., : 'Pitch of complex signals according to virtual pitch theory : Tests, examples and predictions' in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 1982 Vol. 71 pp 671-678. [Note by Bill Hibbert : Directly relevant to determination of the strike note of bells]

Strike Note of bells' : Terhardt, E., This paper was published on 20 February 2000 on the following web site : http://www.mmk.eitum.de/persons/ter/top/strikenote.html. [Note by Bill Hibbert : An introduction to Terhardt's work on bell acoustics]

Stroud and Painswick : 'Cotswold Rivalry: Stroud and Painswick in the 18th Century' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 23 July 1971 pp.646-7

Sturdy, Johanna : in Barron, Caroline M. : 'Johanna Hill (d. 1441) and Johanna Sturdy (d.c.1460. Bell-Founders' in Barron, C. M. and Sutton, A. P. (Eds.) Medieval London Widows (London 1994)

Suffolk: 'Conditions in Suffolk Belfries' by Ranald W.M. Clouston in Ringing World 4 May 1962 p.286

Suffolk : Tyssen, A. D. : 'Review of the Church Bells of Suffolk' in Archaeological Journal Vol XLVIII (1891)

Suffolk Guild: 'The Suffolk Guild 1923-1973' by George W. Pipe in Ringing World 6 April 1973 pp.263-6

Suffolk: 'Extracts from the Ipswich Journal' by Mark Ockleton in The Ringing World 1 February 1991 p.110

Sunday ringing: 'Sunday ringing in 1876' by AJS in The Ringing World 21 May 1976 p.450

Superstition: 'Superstitions connected with bells' in The Ringing World 4 January 1963 pp.2-3

Surrey Association: 'Ninety Years Young: A brief story of the Surrey Association' by C.F. Mew in The Ringing World 21 August 1970 pp.662, 666

Surrey Association: 'The Surrey Association Centenary 1880-1980' in Ringing World 23 May 1980 pp.433-4 and 455 etc

Surrey: The Surrey Association of Church Bell Ringers 1880-1980: A Centenary History (1981)

Sussex County Association: 'The Sussex County Association' in The Ringing World 4 April 1947 pp.151-2

Sussex: 'Sussex Bell Frames' by George P. Elphick in Sussex Archaeological Collections Vol.84 (1945) pp.33-59

Swansea and Brecon Diocesan Guild: Diamond Jubilee History by Malcolm Johns in The Ringing World 21 October 1983 pp.881-2

Symonds, George E.: Biographical account of George E. Symonds (with notes on Charles J. Sedgley) in Chapter seven “Surprise Maximus” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.64-7

Symondson, Henry: Letter from Michael King concerning Henry Symondson, handbell founder, in The Ringing World 10 March 1967 with replies from William J. Whitmore in The Ringing World 24 March 1967 p.200 and W. Wagstaff in The Ringing World 14 April 1967 p.250

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Taylor, John & Co.: Taylor, P. 'Two Hundred Years of History' Dinner Menu with history of the Taylor Family. This item is reproduced on the following web site : http://www.hibberts.co.uk/taylhist.htm

Taylors: 'The Ringing World Interview – Peter Cake' [Peter retired as Managing Director in November 2002 after 42 years with the company] in Ringing World 21 February 2003 pp.169-73

Tebbs, Joseph: Biographical account of Joseph Tebbs in Chapter six “The Beginnings of Surprise Ringing” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Temperament : Gann, K. 'An Introduction to Historical Tunings' : This paper can be found on the following web site : http://home.earthlink.net~kgann/histune.html [Note by Bill Hibbert : Helpful introduction to the various temperaments and tunings].

Temperament : Bicknall, S. 'Temperamenrt A Beginner's Guide' (This paper is reproduced on web site : htmp://www.albany.edu/plporg-l/tmprment.html) University of Albany 1997 [Note by Bill Hibbert : Helpful introduction to the various temperaments and tunings.]

Tennyson: 'Tennyson and Wraxall' in The Ringing World 2 Nov.1962 p.729

Tewkesbury Abbey, Glos: "The Bells of Tewkesbury Abbey" by T.V. Lister in Ringing World 26 Feb (pp.141-2), 5 March (p.157) and 19 March (pp.189-90) 1954

Tewkesbury Abbey, Glos: 'Tewkesbury Abbey Bells" by E.W. Penn in Ringing World 19 July 1963 p.486 and 26 July p.502
Thomas, Amy (Mrs. J. Thomas): 'Mrs. J. Thomas first lady to ring 500 peals' in The Ringing World 20 Feb.1953 p.121

Thirsk, Yorks: 'The Thirsk Bellfoundry' [Thomas Wood 1643-71, Peter Wood 1672-1704, and list of bells by the Wood family] by George A. Dawson in Ringing World 21 June 2002 p.635

Thomas, Amy: Biographical account of Amy Thomas (née Johnson) in Chapter one “The Lady Ringers” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.6-8

Thornborough, Bucks: 'The Bells in Thornborough Church' [a description of the old bells before they were replaced by a ring of steel bells] by J.E. Watkins in in The Records of Buckinghamshire Vol.2 pp.286

Thornhill, Yorks: The Parish Church of St Michael and All Angels, Thornhill, The Story of the Installation of the New Bells in 1980 by the Revd Nicholas Webb, Rector 1980 (Thornhill)

Thornton, W. H. : 'The Bells of North Bovey' in Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries Vol.8 pp.118-20

Thurlow, A. G. : 'Norwich Cathedral Bells' by Gilbert Thurlow in Ringing World 14 July 1972 p.568

Thurstans, Thomas: Biographical account of Thomas Thurstans in Chapter five “The Story of Stedman Triples” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Thurston, Samuel: Biographical account of Samuel Thurston in Chapter six “The Beginnings of Surprise Ringing” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Tibenham, Norfolk: 'Tibenham, All Saints – Restoration of the ring of six, and conservation of the bell frame' by Paul Cattermole in The Ringing World 19/26 December 2003 pp.1213-5

Tilley, Rev H. T. : 'The Church Bells of Warwickshire' (a paper read on 20 February 1878) in Transactions of the Birmingham and Midland Institute Vol.IX (1878) pp.10-18, and 'The Church Bells of Warwickshire' (second paper – read 24 February 1892) in <i>ibid</i>  Vol.XVII (1892) pp.14-27

Tintinnabula: 'Small Bells: Foreign' by Ranald W.M. Clouston in Antique Collecting (the Journal of the Antique Collectors' Club) Vol.19 no.11 (April 1985) pp.94-5

Tintinnabula: 'Small Bells' by Ranald W.M. Clouston in Antique Collecting (the Journal of the Antique Collectors' Club) Vol.15 no.5 (October 1980) pp.64-7

Todd, Rev. J. Utten: 'The Revd. J. Utten Todd' by John C. Eisel in Ringing World 19/26 December 2003 pp.12

Tompion, Thomas: 'Thomas Tompion at the Dial and Three Crowns' by Jeremy Evans in Antiquarian Horology Vol.28 no.3 (September 2004) pp.316-336

Tone, Sensations of, :Helmholtz, H. : On the Sensations of Tone Dover Publications (1954 reprint) [Note by Bill Hibbert : Good basic introduction to musical acoustics, with a very small amount on bells

Tonne, John and Stephen: 'John Tonne and Stephen Tonni, Bell Founders' by T.A. Bevis in The Ringing World 18 Jan.1963 p.38-9

Tonge, Lancs: 'A c17th bell at Tonge, near Middleton' by F.H. Cheetham in the Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society Vol.44 (1927) pp.100-3, and 'A further note on the Tonge Bell' by F.H. Cheetham in ibidVol.51 (1936) pp.111-4

Towers : Walker, J. Severn : 'Detached Church Belfries, with special reference to those in the county of Hereford' in AASRP Vol.10 pp.295-306

Tozier family: 'A Dynasty of Bellfounders' [the Tozier family of Salisbury] by Anne Willis in The Ringing World 23 January 2004 pp.79-80]

Trelawney family: 'And Shall Trelawney die?' [Colonel Trelawney and his ringing family] by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 5 November 1965 p.741

Triples: 'The first 10,080s of Triples' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 3 July 1981 p.596

Triples: 'The Triples Eisteddfod, Birmingham 4th-5th December 2004' by Richard L. Jones in The Ringing World 3 December 2004 pp.1157-8, with 'Reflections on Triples£ by Alan Burbidge (pp.1158-9 and 1161), and 'John McDonald 1939-2004: some notes on his ringing career' (p.1162)

Trollope, Jabez Armiger: Biographical account of Jabez Armiger Trollope in Chapter two “The Editors” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.16-7

Trowbridge: Article on bells and ringers by Michael Lansdown in Ringing World 10 June 1983 pp.460-1

Troyte, Charles Arthur Williams: Biographical account of Charles Arthur Williams Troyte by Preb. J.G.M. Scott in Chapter nine “The Authors” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Truro Diocesan Guild: 'The Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers 1897-1997' in The Ringing World 20/27 December 1996 p.1262

Tubular bells: 'Strange noises from the Belfry' by David L. Cawley in Ringing World 21/28 Dec.2001 pp.1260-3

Tuning: Bell Tones and How to Observe Them by E. Alexr. Young, n.d. [c.1928]

Tuning : Perrin, R. Charnley, T., Swallowe, G. M. 'On the tuning of church and carillon bells' in Applied Acoustics 46 (1995) pp. 83-101)

Tuning Bells : A.B. Simpson Why bells sound out of tune and how to cure them (1897) – pamphlet containing reprint of papers originally published in The Pall Mall Magazine, i.e. 'Why Bells sound out of Tune' (October 1895) and 'How to Cure Them' (September 1896) with a running header 'On Bell Tones' and some additional material

Tuning, Historical : Gann, K. 'An Introduction to Historical Tunings' : This paper can be found on the following web site : http://home.earthlink.net~kgann/histune.html [Note by Bill Hibbert : Helpful introduction to the various temperaments and tunings].

Tuning, Introduction to the various temperaments and, Bicknall, S. 'Temperament A Beginner's Guide' (paper reproduced on web site htmp://www.albany.edu/plporg-l/tmprment.html) University of Albany 1997 [Note by Bill Hibbert : Helpful introduction to the various temperaments and tunings.]

Tuning: 'Harmonic tuning' by Christopher Dalton in The Ringing World 24 June 1994 p.631

Tuning: 'Is it really Simpson tuning?' in The Ringing World 20 February 1970 p.138

Tuning: 'Taylors of Loughborough and true-harmonic tuning' by Bill Hibbert in The Ringing World 29 March 2002 p.312-3

Tuning: 'The Introduction of Harmonic Tuning at Taylor's Bellfoundry' by Andrew Higson in The Ringing World 12 November 2004 pp.1085-6

Tuning: 'The Strike Note of Bells – an old mystery resolved' by Bill Hibbert in The Ringing World 20 June 2003 p.586

Tuning: 'The Tuning of Bells' articles in The Ringing World from 4 June 1943 – 'a famous pamphlet' 4 June 1943 pp.247-8, 'Canon A.B. Simpson's pamphlet' 11 June 1943 p.261, 'more from Canon Simpson's book' 18 June 1943 p.269 and 271, 'the traditional shape of the bell' 25 June 1943 pp.276-7, 'Simpson's second chapter' 2 July 1943 p.288, 'concerning the hum notes' 9 July 1943 pp.304-5 and 23 July 1943 pp.319-21, 'some random remarks' 30 July 1943 pp.331-3, 6 August 1943 p.343, 'the strike note' 13 August 1943 pp.351-3, 'some illusions' 20 August 1943 pp.364-5, [no heading – but refers to work of T.C. Lewis] 27 August 1943 pp.376-7 and 3 Sept 1943 p.387 and 10 Sept 1943 p.401

Tuning: 'True Harmonic Tuning' by Christopher Dalton in The Ringing World 16 October 1970 p.824, 23 October 1970 p.844 and 30 October 1970 p.864

Turner, Rev T. A. : 'Padworth Bells' in the Transactions of the Newbury and District Field Club (1872-5) pp.116-7

Tyler, William Alfred: Notes on William Alfred Tyler of Bristol from Bell News 9 April 1904, reprinted in The Ringing World 9 April 2004 p.359; additional information in letter from Richard J. Bowden in ibid 30 April 2004 p.418

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Uninscribed bells: 'The dating of uninscribed bells' by George P. Elphick in The Ringing World 20 April 1973 p.307-8

Union Society, : 'The Peal Book of the Union Society, Newport, Isle of Wight' in Bell News 3 September 1910 pp.361-2, 10 September 1910 pp.373-4, 1 October 1910 pp.409-10, and 15 April 1911 p.[?]

Union, Society : 'The Society of Union Youths 1771-1808' by K.F. in Ringing World 8 September 1978 p.767 and 15 September 1978 p.790

United Counties Association: 'The United Counties Association Cup' [Lancashire, Yorkshire. Cheshire and Derbyshire 1885-1892] in The Ringing World 25 December 1970 pp.1015-6

Use of bells: 'Bells in English Life' by Ernest Morris in The Ringing World 1952 – 29 Feb. p.138, 14 March p.170, 28 March p.202, 4 April pp.218-9, 18 April p.251, 9 May p.301, 6 June p.364, 4 July p.422, 25 July p.476, 15 August p.522, 22 August p.538, 29 Aug. p.557, and [after gap] 26 Dec. p.828

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Valentine, Richard: 'Richard Valentine and Company' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 22 August 1958 p.537 [ringing notebook of five and six bell peals of Richard Valentine (b.1796-d.1861), latterly of Kettering, written by J.D. Wagstaff of Northamptonshire, and in the possession of Geoffrey Martineau]

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Wagers: 'I bet you...' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 23 August 1974 p.686

Wakefield, Leeds and: 'A Change-Ringing Controversy' Miss Emily Hargrave in Transactions of the Thoresby Society Vol.28 (1928) pp.226-232

Wakefield: 'The bells of St. John's, Wakefield' by David Cubitt in Ringing World 4 March 1966 p.147

Wakefield, Yorks: 'Peal Ringing at Wakefield 1801-1815' by David Cubitt in Ringing World 9 August 1957 p.510 and 13 Sept. p.596

Wakefield, Yorks: 'Ringing at Wakefield – 1817 to 1826' by David Cubitt in Ringing World 26 July 1957 pp.481, 484

Wakefield, Yorks: 'Ringing at Wakefield 1827-1850' by David Cubitt in Ringing World 4 March 1960 p.164 and 25 March p.218

Wakefield, Yorks: 'Ringing at Wakefield in the 18th Century' by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 22 March 1957 pp.188-9

Wakefield, Yorks: 'Wakefield ringing in 1757' by David Cubitt in Ringing World 14 March 1958 p.178

Wakley, William: Biographical account of William Wakley in Chapter ten “Surprise Ringing Established” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Wales : A. Bull 'Glamorgan Bells' : This paper can be found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Wales : Bull, A. 'Church Bells of the Monmouth Diocese' This paper can be found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

Wales: John C. Eisel, Bells of Carmarthenshire and Breconshire (Unpublished PhD Thesis University of Wales 1984)

Walker, Albert: 'Albert Walker' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 4 May 1979 pp.379-80

Walker, Albert: 'The Prince of Twelve-Bell Ringers: Mr. Albert Walker's 500 Peals [on 12]' by F.E. Haynes in The Ringing World 6 March 1953 p.153

Wallasey, Cheshire: 'Wallasey Bells' by W.C. Ashby Pitt in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (New Series) Vol.7 pp.32-41

Walsgrave on Sowe: 'Interesting discoveries at 'The Sowe' by Christopher J. Pickford in The Ringing World 20/27 December 1985, pp.1078-80

Walworth: 'At St.Peter's Walworth' [Barnsley ringers rang a peal at Walworth while visiting the Great Exhibition in 1851] by David Cubitt in Ringing World 22 February 1974 p.156; further letter from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 15 March 1974 p.218

Warwickshire: Rev. H.T. Tilley 'The Church Bells of Warwickshire' (a paper read on 20 February 1878) in Transactions of the Birmingham & Midland Institute Vol.IX (1878) pp.10-18, and 'The Church Bells of Warwickshire' (second paper – read 24 February 1892) in <i>ibid</i>  Vol.XVII (1892) pp.14-27

Washbrook, James William: Biographical account of James William Washbrook in Chapter five “The Professionals” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.39-42

Washbrook, J.W.: 'The first double-handed tower bell peal [at Arklow] in 1901' by William Butler in The Ringing World 22 October 1976 pp.895-6

Watford and Rickmansworth : 'The Watford and Rickmersworth Youths' by H.V. Frost in The Ringing World 7 August 1981 pp.699-70, 704

Watford and Rickmansworth: 'The Watford and Rickmersworth Youths' by H.V. Frost in The Ringing World 7 August 1981 pp.699-70, 704

Watford, Herts: 'The Watford Youths' - a note by H.V. Frost in The Ringing World 28 September 1984 p.824

Watford: 'Two early peals at Watford, Herts.' by H.V. Frost in The Ringing World 2 January 1981 p.15

Wath on Dearne, Yorks: 'The contribution of Wath-on-Dearne to six-bell ringing this century' by Harold Chant in The Ringing World 14 July 1961 p.478

Watkins, J. E. : 'The Bells in Thornborough Church' [a description of the old bells before they were replaced by a ring of steel bells] in The Records of Buckinghamshire Vol.2 pp.286

Webster, John: Biographical account of John Webster in Chapter two “Change Ringing Established” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise: Some Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 1997) [no pagination]

Welding: 'Bell welding – 15 years experience' by Reg Badcock in The Ringing World 12 August 1983 pp.664-5

Welding: 'Scientific Repair of Bells' [Barimar and welding] in The Ringing World 20 August 1926 pp.521-2

Welding: 'Soundweld success – new bells for old' by Mark Strupczewski in Ringing World 4 July 2003 pp.629-30

Welding: 'The Repair Welding of Cracked Bells' by W.L. Exton in Ringing World 3 April 1970 p.258

Welding: 'The welding of cracked bells' by R.W.M. Clouston in The Ringing World 29 March 1957 pp.204-5 and 5 April 1957 pp.220-1

Welding: 'The Welding of Cracked Bells' by R W M Clouston from Studies in Conservation Vol.II no.4 (1956) pp.170-5

Welding: 'Woodbridge bells restored: Barimar Save Famous Suffolk Peal' in The Welding Journal January 1934 p.17

Welford, Berks: 'Welford church bells and their inscriptions' by H.M. Batson in The Berks, Bucks and Oxon Archaeological Journal Vol.II p.85

West Midlands : Bull, A. 'West Midland Bells' This paper can be found on the following web site : http://www.bellhistorians.org.uk/regional.htm

West Tofts: 'West Tofts: of its being a ring of six in 1849, of eight in 1852' by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 27 July 1979 p.647

West Wycombe, Bucks: Julian Litten looks at … 'West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire' in The Ringing World 1 October 2004 p.945

Westminster Abbey: 'Westminster Abbey Bells' in The Ringing World 22/29 December 1972 p.1038

Westminster Cathedral – three small bells' [by S.B. Goslin 1903] by Alan Blair in The Ringing World 8 Aug.1997 p.799; article on 'The world's worst bellfounder?' by David Cawley, with list of bells by Goslin and contributions from David W. Jack, Denis Frith and David Pobjoy in The Ringing World 31 October 1997 pp.1095-6; followed by letter from Amy & Leslie Coburn in The Ringing World 12 Dec.1997 pp.1236-7; further letters from Alan Blair and Nicholas Davies in The Ringing World 9 Jan.1998 p.28

Westminster, Palace of Westminster: 'The Centenary of Big Ben II' by Ranald Clouston in The Ringing World 9 May 1958 pp.304-5 and 16 May 1958 p.320

Westminster, Roman Catholic Cathedral: "The Roman Catholic Cathedral at Westminster and its new bell" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1911 p.40

Westminster, St.Clement Danes: "St.Clement Danes" by R.A. Daniell in Bell News 1904 p.387

Westminster, St.Martin in the Fields: The Bells of St. Martins: A Past and Two Futures (1988)

Westminster, St Martin in the Fields: 'The Bells of St Martin's' by J.D.Hardwick in Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Great Britain (Vol.61 p.205) (Discourses January 1987-December1989) – based on lecture given on 12 May 1989

Whalley Abbey, Lancs: 'Note on the bells at Downham said to have come from Whalley Abbey' in the Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Vol.38 pp.138-46

Whalley, Lancs: 'On a Flemish bell in Whalley Church, Lancs' by J.T. Micklethwaite in The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries (2nd series) Vol.XV pp.334-5

Wheatcroft, Titus : see Ashover (above)

White, Rosetta Alice: Biographical account of Rosetta Alice White in Chapter one “The Lady Ringers” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.2-3

White, Rosetta Alice (1880-1979): 'A Pioneer Lady' [first woman to ring a peal - 1896] by K.S.B. Croft in The Ringing World 20 March 1981 p.258

Whitechapel Bell Foundry: '100 years of the Hughes family at Whitechapel' in The Ringing World 26 November 2004 pp.1133-6

Whitechapel Bell Foundry: 'Better access at Whitechapel' in The Ringing World 6 August 2004 p.752

Whitechapel Bell Foundry: Interview with Alan Hughes, in The Ringing World 12 July 2002 pp.701-3

Whitechapel Bell Foundry: 'The historic bells of St.Andrew & St.George, Edinburgh' by Alan Hughes in The Ringing World 19 September 2003 p.895

Whitechapel Bell Foundry: 'Three Centuries of Exporting to the USA' in Ringing World 23 April 2004 pp.391-2

Whitechapel Bell Foundry: Tyssen, Amherst D. 'The History of the Whitechapel Bell-Foundry' in Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society Vol.5 New Series (1925) pp.195-226

Whitehead, A. P. : : '[J.S.] Wilde about New Zealand' by A.Peter Whitehead in The Ringing World 8 November 2002 pp.1129-31

Whitehead, Rev. F. : 'Pembridge Church and belfry' in the Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club for 1901 pp.137-40

Whitley, H. M. : 'Church Goods of Cornwall at the time of the reformation' in the Journal of the Royal Institute of Cornwall Vol.7 pp.92-135 [includes bells]

Whittlesey, St.Mary, Cambs: 'Reflections on a bygone age' [centenary of the first peal at Whittlesey on 12 Sept.1903] by Oddstruck in The Ringing World 2 Jan.2004 p.4

Wigg, C. Elliott: Obituary in The Ringing World 16 April 1976 p.337

Wightman family: 'The Wightmans of Cretingham' in The Ringing World 27 August 1982 p.711

Wilde, J. S : 'Bread Cast on the Waters – a Cheshire memory' [about James S. Wilde, ringing at Hyde, and record peal of minor in 1923] by John P. Fidler in The Ringing World 17 January 1969 p.55

Wilde, James Swindell: '[J.S.] Wilde about New Zealand' by A.Peter Whitehead in The Ringing World 8 November 2002 pp.1129-31

Willenhall, Staffs: 'St.Giles' Church, Willenhall, Staffs' by Christopher Wallater in The Ringing World 23 August 1963 p.562

Wilkes, John: 'Ringers and a Rebel [John Wilkes]' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 19 April 1974 p.323

Williams, Henry: 'Henry Williams' [bellfounder, of Glasbury] by John C. Eisel in The Ringing World 16 May 1975 p.398

Williamson, F. ; 'George Sorocold,of Derby, a pioneer of water supply' [includes reference to Sorocold's design for the bellframe at All Saints, Derby ] in the Journal of the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Vol.57 pp.47-8

Wiltshire: “Inventories of Church Goods, and Chantries of Wilts” by Mackenzie E.C. Walcott in The Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Magazine Vol.XII no.XXXVI (Dec 1870) pp.354-383

Wiltshire: 'On Church Bells with some notices of Wiltshire Bells' by W.C. Lukis in Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine Vol.II (1855) pp.40-82; 'Bells of Co. Wilts and their inscriptions' by Lukis in ibid  pp.205-11, 333-355, Vol.III pp.182-4 and Vol.IV pp.158-9

Wimborne Minster, Dorset: 'A Centenary celebrated' [peal commemorating centenary of the first peal on the old eight bells, on 26 December 1902] in The Ringing World 24 January 2003 p.93

Winchester bellfounders: 'The Bond Mystery' by Barry F. Peachey in Ringing World 22 April 1977 p.346, followed by article on 'Robert Becconsall and Anthony Bond, Wessex Bell Founders' by Christopher Dalton in The Ringing World 26 August 1977 p.748, and letters on 'The Later Wellington Foundry, etc' [including comments on Winchester and Becconsall] by John Eisel in Ringing World 9 September 1977 p.774, 'The Bond mystery' by Christopher Dalton and 'Bond and Becconsall' by Barry Peachey in The Ringing World 16 September 1977 p.797, 'Why the rush' by Christopher Dalton and editorial comment in Ringing World 14 October 1977 p.899, and 'A Final Comment' by Chris Pickford in Ringing World 4 Nov.1977 p.954

Winchester Cathedral: 'Winchester Cathedral Bells of 1552' by Barry F. Peachey in The Ringing World 19 August 1977 p.721

Winchester Cathedral: 'Winchester Cathedral discoveries' [archaeological discovery of a bell foundry site beneath the Cathedral floor] in Ringing World 14 May 1965 p.322

Winchester & Portsmouth Guild: 'Christchurch & Southampton District' - centenary issue to commemorate the formation of the districts, July 1896 to July 1996 in The Ringing World 6 September 1996 pp.897-8, 902-3, 915-9

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild: 'The Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild 1879-1979' by K.S.B. Croft in The Ringing World 22 June 1979 pp.511-8

Winney, Challis: Biographical account of Challis Winney in Chapter nine “The Handbell Men” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.77-80

Winstone, Glos: Article on church and bells and plans for restoration, by Mary Bliss in The Ringing World 21 July 1978 pp.601-2; Report of rehanging in The Ringing World 7 March 1980 p.220

Withers, Joseph Henry: Biographical account of Joseph Henry Withers in Chapter nine “The Handbell Men” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.80-82

Withers, Harry: 'Harry Withers' by Edgar C. Shepherd in The Ringing World 24 November 1978 p.1018; and letter (with photograph) in The Ringing World 10 August 1979 p.679; letter in The Ringing World 24 August 1979 p.715

Witts, Rev F. E. B. : 'Bells of Gloucester Cathedral' in Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucester Archaeological Society Vol.1 (1882- 3) pp.127-39

Witts, Rev F. E. B. : 'Old Bells in Gloucestershire Belfries' in Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucester Archaeological Society Vol.7 pp.56-68

Woburn, Beds: "The Bells of Woburn" by Bruce Grainger in the Bedfordshire Magazine Vol.7 no.1 (Summer 1959) pp.20-22

Woburn, Beds: "The Father of Bedfordshire Change-Ringing" [Charles Herbert of Woburn] by P.C. Vigor in the Bedfordshire Magazine Vol.5 no.39 (Winter 1956/7) pp. 267-272

Woodhead, William (Wakefield): 'First peal of Cambridge Royal' [conducted by William Woodhead in 1822] by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 18 July 1969 p.562

Woodhouse, George Fraser: Biographical account of George Fraser Woodhouse in Chapter eight “The Inventors” in John C. Eisel Giants of the Exercise II: More Notable Ringers of the Past (CCCBR, 2006) pp.73-76

Wootton foundry, Beds: "The Products of an Eighteenth Century Bell Foundry at Wootton: a static distribution reviewed" [the work of Thomas Russell and William Emerton of Wootton] by David H. Kennett in Beds. Archaeological Journal Vol.10 (1975) pp.71-74

Worcester, All Saints: "All Saints, Worcester" in Ringing World 25 February 1972 pp.154-5; with additional information from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 24 March 1972 p.248

Worcester, All Saints: 'A piece of ringing history at All Saints, Worcester' [song on the famous peal of 7308 Grandsire Caters rung in 1774] by David Beacham in The Ringing World 12 April 1991 p.347

Worcester, St.Helen: Paper on the sale of the bells at St.Helen's in 1951, and notice of a catch [a musical score – illustrated with a photograph] composed in honour of the bells at their installation, in Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society (New Series) Vol.XXVIII (1951) p.61

Worcester, St.Michael: Note by H.B. Walters on the Accounts relating to the recasting of a bell for St.Michael's in 1660 on which the old inscription was reproduced in facsimile by John Martin, in Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society (New Series) Vol.XVII pp.48-50

Worcester: '100th anniversary of Worcester Cathedral bells' by David Beacham in The Ringing World 12 January 1979 pp.47-8

Worcester: H.B. Walters 'Bellringing in Worcester churches, 1406' [concerning a document about bellringing unearthed in the Cathedral library] in Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society (New Series) Vol.XI (1934) pp.144-8

Worcestershire & Districts Association: 'The Worcestershire & Districts Change Ringing Association 1882-1982' in The Ringing World 19 March 1982 pp.225-6, 26 March 1982 pp.245-6, 2 April 1982 p.265 and 271, and 9 April 1982 p.285 and 291-2

Worcestershire: 'Early Change-ringing in the County' in The Ringing World 8 August 1975 p.642; and letter from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 29 August 1975 p.706; similar article in The Ringing World 4 July 1980 p.592; peals in Worcestershire in The Ringing World 3 September 1982 p.737

Worcestershire: 'The Four Bell Towers of Worcestershire' by Paul Cattermole and Christopher Pickford in The Ringing World 28 August 1970 p.675

Worcestershire: H.B. Walters 'Some notes on Worcestershire Bell Founders' in The Archaeological Journal Vol.lxiii pp.187-193

Worcestershire: H.B. Walters 'The Church Bells of Worcestershire', published in parts in the Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society (new Series) Vols.II-VIII (1923-1932): Part 1 (Vol.II pp.1-58) Abberley to Bushley, Part 2 (Vol.III pp.1-59) Castlemorton to Evesham, Part 3 (Vol.IV pp.1-48) Far Forest to Lye, Part 4 (Vol.V pp.110-147) Madresfield to Rushock, Part 5 (Vol.VI pp.1-67) Salwarpe to Yardley, Part 6 (Vol.VII pp.1-40) General survey Part I, and part 7 (Vol.VIII pp.1-38) General Survey Part II and index; and Corrigenda (Vol.IX p.30)

Worfield, Salop: 'A 'Complete Peal' two hundred years ago' [720 by Pattingham ringers in 1796] in The Ringing World 13 September 1996 p.927

Worsley, T.B.: 'Thomas Ball Worsley' – a tribute by E. Jenkins – in Ringing World 30 July 1954 pp.481-2

Worth, R. H. : 'Dartmoor sheep bells' in Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Art, Literature and Science Vol.70 pp.297-8, Vol.71 pp.329-30 and Vol.80 pp.233-4

Wratten, C. A. : "All Saints, Worcester" in The Ringing World 25 February 1972 pp.154-5; with additional information from Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 24 March 1972 p.248

Wratten, C. A. : "Chaddesley Corbett 1784" in The Ringing World 19/26 December 1975 p.1049

Wratten, C. A. : "The College Youths who never were" in The Ringing World 21 January 1983 pp.52-3

Wratten, C. A. : 'A case of Pease and Beans' [rivalry between ringers in Leicester and Kettering in 1730-1731] in The Ringing World 18 July 1975 pp.587-8

Wratten, C. A. : Letter on "Kings Norton Bells" in The Ringing World 4 February 1977 p.94

Wratten, Cyril: Obituary by Howard Egglestone, with appreciations by John Baldwin and Michael Henshaw in The Ringing World 17/24 December 2004 pp.1221-2

Wrexham, Wales: 'Wrexham Parish Church: One of the wonders of Wales' by A.J. Hughes in The Ringing World 18 October 1957 pp.676-7

Writtle: 'Writtle: its place in Essex ringing' by J.E.G. Roast in Ringing World 1 June 1979 pp.449-51

Wroxham: 'The Wroxham Wrangle' by David Cubitt in The Ringing World 14 September 1984 pp.787-9

Wye and Leeds, Kent: 'Whenever you beat us...: Leeds and Wye, 1754-5' by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 3 August 1973 pp.615-6

Wymeswold, Leics: ''The Whole Peal on Six', 150 years on' [board at Wymeswold dated 7 Dec. 1858 with the figures for 720 Bob Minor] by Richard Thomas, in The Ringing World 2 July 2004 p.633; letter 'The Wymeswold extent, 1858' by Chris Pickford in The Ringing World 16 July 2004 p.682

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York : Swanson, H. C. : 'Craftsmen and Industry in Late Medieval York', (Unpublished DPhil thesis University of York.1980)

York : Richards, J. (1993) The Bedern Foundry: The Archaeology of York fascicule 10/3. York: The Council for British Archaeology

York: 'The Lost Bells of York' by David Bryant – Part I in The Ringing World 13 Sept.2002 pp.942-3, Part II in The Ringing World 20 Sept.2002 pp.965-6

York: 'The Silent Bells of York' [St.Mary Bishophill Senior, Acomb, St.Martin le Grand, St. John the Evangelist Micklegate, and Holy Trinity or Christ Church King's Court] by Harold Walker in The Ringing World 23 April 1954 pp.269-70

York: 'York Bellfounders' by George Benson in AASRP Vol.XXVII pp.623-49

York: 'York Minster – its bells and bell-ringers' by Harold Walker in Ringing World 15 January 1954 p.41 and 22 January 1954 p.57; also 'York Minster Society's Centenary Celebrations' in The Ringing World 12 February 1954 p.105

Yorkshire (East Riding): 'Inscriptions on the Church Bells of the East Riding' by W. Consitt Boulter in the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal Vol.II (1873) pp.82-6, 215-225 and Vol.III (1875) pp.26-32, 404-7

Yorkshire (West Riding): 'Notes on the Bells of the ancient churches of the West Riding of Yorkshire' in the Transactions of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society Vol.XVI (1902) pp.46-83, Vol.XVII (1903) pp.1-32, 192-236 and 434-461, and Vol.XVIII (1904) pp.88-104

Yorkshire Association : 'Personal Recollections' by Harold Chant in Ringing World 19/26 December 1975 p.1054

Yorkshire Association: 'The Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers 1875-1975 in The Ringing World 24 October 1975 pp.862--5

Yorkshire: 'To Six-Bell Ringers, & others' - Yorkshire prize-ringing in the winter of 1825 by Cyril A. Wratten in The Ringing World 18 April 1980 p.347, 25 April 1980 p.371, 18 July 1980 p.638, and 8 August 1980 p.699

Yorkshire Tail Ends: 'The Rise and Fall of Yorkshire Tails' by K.Grave in Ringing World 7 February 2003 pp.121-2, 124; and note from W. Moreton in The Ringing World 7 March 2003 p.234

Young, E.A.: Short biography in The Ringing World 25 April 1980 p.370

Young, E.A.: 'The late Mr. E. Alexander Young: Architect-Historian who was for ten years Central Council Secretary' in The Ringing World 17 August 1956 p.521