The Church Bells of the City of London

ST MARY LE BOW, Cheapside

THE FORMER GILLETT & JOHNSTON RING OF 12

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The Present Whitechapel Ring

The Former Whitechapel Ring

Bell

Weight

Diameter

Note

Cast

Founder

Treble

6-0-9 28ฝ"

F sharp

1933

Gillett & Johnston

2

6-1-10 29⅞"

E

1933

Gillett & Johnston

3

7-0-0 31"

D sharp

1933

Gillett & Johnston

4

8-2-4 34"

C sharp

1762

Lester & Pack
5 9-2-8 35พ" B 1762 Lester & Pack
6 10-2-20 37ฝ" A sharp 1933 Gillett & Johnston
7 13-2-21 40ฝ" G sharp 1933 Gillett & Johnston
8 16-2-14 44" F sharp 1933 Gillett & Johnston
9 19-0-7 47พ" E 1762 Lester & Pack
10 25-3-17 51 D sharp 1933 Gillett & Johnston
11 31-2-0 56⅝" C sharp 1762 Lester & Pack
Tenor 54-0-12 65" B 1933 Gillett & Johnston
1.  
\ CAST 1881 \ MEARS & STAINBANK OF LONDON \
MARSHALL H VINE, RECTOR.
\ RECAST 1933 \
GILLETT & JOHNSTON, LTD. OF CROYDON \
REV. S. GORDON PONSONBY, M.A., V.D., RECTOR \
2.  
\ CAST 1881 \ MEARS & STAINBANK OF LONDON \
MARSHALL H VINE, RECTOR.
\ RECAST 1933 \
GILLETT & JOHNSTON, LTD. OF CROYDON \
REV. S. GORDON PONSONBY, M.A., V.D., RECTOR \
3.  
\ CAST 1762 \ LESTER & PACK OF LONDON \
RECAST 1933
\ GILLETT & JOHNSTON, LTD. OF CROYDON \
REV. S. GORDON PONSONBY, M.A., V.D., RECTOR \
4. % LESTER & PACK OF LONDON FECIT. 1762. % WM GIBSON & JAS PIERREPONT CH:WARDENS.
 
5. % LESTER & PACK OF LONDON FECIT. 1762. WM GIBSON & JAS PIERREPONT CH:WARDENS. กกก
 
6.  
\ CAST 1762 \ LESTER & PACK OF LONDON \
RECAST 1933
\ GILLETT & JOHNSTON, LTD. OF CROYDON \
REV. S. GORDON PONSONBY, M.A., V.D., RECTOR \
7.  
\ CAST 1762 \ LESTER & PACK OF LONDON \
RECAST 1933
\ GILLETT & JOHNSTON, LTD. OF CROYDON \
REV. S. GORDON PONSONBY, M.A., V.D., RECTOR \
8.  
\ CAST 1762 \ LESTER & PACK OF LONDON \
RECAST 1933
\ GILLETT & JOHNSTON, LTD. OF CROYDON \
REV. S. GORDON PONSONBY, M.A., V.D., RECTOR \
9. LESTER & PACK OF LONDON FECIT 1762  WM GIBSON & JAS PIERREPONT CH:WARDENS.
(ornamental border) %%%%%%%%%%OOOOO
10.  
\ CAST 1762 \ LESTER & PACK OF LONDON \
RT REV. DR. THOS. NEWTON, RECTOR
\
RECAST 1933
\ GILLETT & JOHNSTON, LTD. OF CROYDON \
REV. S. GORDON PONSONBY, M.A., V.D., RECTOR \
11. LESTER & PACK OF LONDON FECIT. 1762.  WILLIAM GIBSON & JAS PIERREPONT CH:WARDENS OF BOW.กกกกกกกก
 

(crown) SAMUEL BLACKWELL ESQR      

  GAVE L50 0. 0.
12. \RECAST 1738 BY RICHARD PHELPS & THOMAS LESTER \ BOW BELL \ CAST 1669 \ SAMUEL LISLE, DD RECTOR\
  AGAIN RECAST IN 1933 BY GILLETT & JOHNSTON, LTD OF CROYDON. \

\ THE COST OF THIS ENTIRE RESTORATION OF THE BELLS IN 1933 IS THE GIFT OF H GORDON SELFRIDGE \
RECTOR: THE REV. S. GORDON PONSONBY M. A., V. D.

CHURCHWARDENS:   

 

HOWARD HICKLENTON
JOHN PLACE  M. I. MECH. E.
SIR JAMES B. SLADE J. P.
LT-COL. C. C. O. WHITELEY O.B.E.., T.D.

A. D. PERRY
H. J. COLLENS
A. CRAMPTON
ERNEST BISIKER
R. W. RUNECKLES
F. P. COATES

WEIGHT: 2-14-0-12
ALDERMAN SIR LOUIS ARTHUR NEWTON B.T., CHAIRMAN OF THE RESTORATION COMMITTEE

GALLERY

Gillett & Johnston brochure

Gillett & Johnston post card Gillett & Johnston brochure
Casting the tenor bell. The Gillett & Johnston Tenor The tenor being hoisted into the tower

THE WHITTINGTON CHIMES

These are the Whittington Chimes that were fitted to the clock in 1905 by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford