Category: Bells

Key References:
Butler, W., 2000. Musical Handbells. Sotheran.
Walters, H.B., 1912. Church Bells of England. OUP.
Butler, W., 2004. The Origin of Handbells. JAMS Vol 12.
Bourke, C., 2008. Early Ecclesiastical Handbells in Ireland and Britain. JAMS Vol 16.

Aberdeen Bell

Material: Alloy of copper and tin, with iron clapper Dimensions: Height: 29.7cm / 12in, Rim diameter: 25cm / 9 ⅞in, Weight: 12.11kg / 26lb 12oz Place of Origin: Old Aberdeen, Scotland Date: Dated 1741...

The Golby Bell

Material: Sheet iron, with traces of bronze coating Dimensions: Height: 26cm / 6 ¼in, Depth: 13.8cm / 5 ⅜in, Width: 15.9cm / 6 ¼in Place of Origin: Probably North Oxfordshire Date: Probably 16th Century...

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