UMNOR CHURCH BELL RINGERS    

Welcome to the web page of the Bell Ringers of St. Michael's Church, Cumnor.
Our practice ringing is on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm.
All visitors are welcome.
Ringing for Sunday Services is at 10.15-10.55 am . Evening services are infrequent, so please confirm beforehand with the Tower Captain.

The new vicar of Cumnor parish is the Rev. Jonathan Widdess.

(See below for the Tower Captain's email and telephone details). 

 Jubilee peal, 2002. See below

 

  
 

  

 

Tower Captain : Jenny Dyer

Tel: 01865 862042

e-mail: jadyer55@hotmail.com

 

 Drawings above by Peter Matthews.
 

 
 The Bells of St. Michael's Church, Cumnor.

 Bell

Diameter

Ft                          in

Weight

Cwt       qr           lb

Note
Date
 Maker
 Tenor

  3                     7.25

1099 mm

 13        1            4

677 Kg
 F
 1700
 Abraham Rudhall

7

  3                     3.25
997 mm
10           2           7
538 Kg

G

1623

 Ellis Knight
6

  2                    11.25
895 mm
8           1           11
425 Kg

A

1620

 Henry Knight
5

2                      8.0
813 mm

6           1           0
318 Kg
B
1621
 Henry Knight
4

2                      5.5
749 mm

4           3           7
245 Kg
C
1666
 Richard Keene
3

2                     3.87
708 mm 

4           1           5
219 Kg

D
1932
 Mears and Stainbank
2

2                      2.5
673 mm 

3           3           23
201 Kg 
E
1987
 Whitechapel
Treble

2                     1.5
648 mm 

3           2           6
181 Kg 
F
1987
 Whitechapel
Sanctus

1                     2.0
356 mm 
Unknown
 Unknown

Inscriptions and notes.


Treble:      JESSE W. HAWTIN ACCOUNTANT

                  1901 - 75
 

2.      FRANCIS H.S. CURD

         RESEARCH CHEMIST      1909 -1948


Both bells have      WHITES OF APPLETON CHURCH BELL HANGERS      cast on the rear.
 

3.      HENRX KNXGHT MADE MEE ANO X6X7 TB XP RECAST 1932/MEARS AND STAINBANK FOUNDERS, LONDON
 

4.      WILLIAM PERRY GEORG GODFRY. 1666
 

5.      EDWARD COOKE HENRX TAYLAR CHVRCH WARDENS H K X62X
 

6.      HENRX KNXGHT MADE MEE X620
 

7.      LET YOVR HOPE BE XN THE LORD X623 EK
 

Tenor.     GOD PROSPER THE CHVRCH OF ENGLAND ABRA:RVDHALL

   

 



  
The above information and the illustration are taken from 'The Bells of St. Michael's Church, Cumnor,
An Historical Note and Brief Account of the 1989 Augmentation and Rehanging'

by Dr. P. Hawtin C. Eng.
The illustration is by Mrs Kay Green.

 

JUBILEE PEAL

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Church of St Michael, Cumnor, Oxford
Tuesday, 4 June 2002 in
2 hours 57 minutes
A Peal of 5040 Stedman Triples
Tenor: 13-1-4

Click here for details

 


  

Statue of Elizabeth I in Cumnor Church
 



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