Bletchingdon

Bletchingdon St Giles

St Giles, Bletchingdon

6 bells, 8-0-1 in A (GF)

Bell Inscription Weight
Treble
(New sixth bell)
FABER EST SUAE QUISQUE FORTUNAE
(Every man is the smith of his own fortune)
Whites of Appleton, Bellhangers
Whitechapel 1998
(Cast 23rd October 1998, Donated by the Smith family, Bletchington)
3 cwt, 1 qtr, 13 lbs
Second Thomas Annison, Joseph Dennet. Church Wardens
Edward Hemins fecit 1738
3 cwt, 1 qtr, 25 lbs
Third FOR GOD I RING FOR CHURCH AND KING
1877 Note: Queen Victoria was on the throne!
3 cwt, 2 qtrs, 22 lbs
Fourth Although I am both light and small I will be heard
Above you all 1877
4 cwt, 1 qtr, 9 lbs
Fifth Ralph: Butler: Thomas: Bayley: Church Weardins
Matthew Bagley made me 1774
5 cwt, 2 qtrs, 23 lbs
Tenor JOHN COGGIN ESQr; LORD OF THIS MANNOUR
& THE HONOURABLE Sr., RALPH DUTTON WAS
GOOD BENEFACTORS WHO PROMOTE CASTING US
W + R CORR 1770
8 cwt, 0 qtrs, 1 lb

Bletchington currently practice on alternate Wednesdays – the other weeks practices are at Yarnton.