Early Bells of Northamptonshire.

 

A Guide to the Early Bells of Northamptonshire 

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up to 1599.

The listings are not necessarily complete & are always subject to further research.

14th. Century Bells.

c1310.  Slapton. (Sanctus).               Richard de Wymbis.
c1310.  Catesby (Swing-chimed). Richard de Wymbis.
  1317.  Cold Ashby.                           William de Flint.
c1350. King’s Sutton.                       John Rufford.
c1350. Slapton. (1/2).  (status unknown ?).   John Rufford.
c1350. Slapton. (2/2).  (status unknown ?).   John Rufford.
c1350. Sudborough.               Founder unknown.
c1360.  Stanwick (Sanctus). Simon de Hazfelde.
c1365.  Alderton.                     John Rufford.
c1390.  Church Stowe.         William Rufford ?
c1399.  Glapthorn.           John Sleyt.
c1399.  Marston St. Lawrence. (2/5). William Rufford.
c1399.  Marston St. Lawrence. (3/5). William Rufford.
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15th.Century Bells.

c1410. Harringworth. (Sanctus). John de Colsale.
c1410. Walgrave.         (Sanctus). John de Colsale.
c1425. Great Billing.     J. de York.
c1440. Collingtree.        William Chamberlain.
c1440. Fawsley. (1/4).  William Chamberlain.
c1440. Fawsley. (2/4).  William Chamberlain.
c1440. Fawsley. (3/4).  William Chamberlain..
c1440. Fawsley. (4/4).  William Chamberlain
c1440. Roade. (4/6).      William Chamberlain.
c1440. Roade. (5/6).      William Chamberlain.
c1440. Roade. (6/6).      William Chamberlain.
c1450. Grendon.             John Sturdy?
c1480. Glapthorn.          John Kebyll ?
c1480. Old.                       “Brede”. (Unringable).
c1480. Pilton.                 “Brede”.
c1480. Potterspury.  “Brede”.
c1499. Tansor.        “Balcombe shield”, London. (Unringable).
c1499. Twywell.      Robert Chamberlain.
c1499. Twywell.    “Balcombe shield”, London.

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16th. Century Bells.

c1500. Edgcote. (Sanctus).   Founder unknown.
c1510. Arthingworth.        “Mellours”.
c1510. Barnwell.                   “Mellours”.
c1510. Castle Ashby.           Thomas Bullisdon.
c1510. Charwelton.              Thomas I Newcombe.
c1510. Desborough.             Robert Mellours.
c1510. Easton on the Hill. Robert Mellours.
c1510. Paulerspury.             Thomas Bullisdon.
c1510. Stanion.                        Robert ? Mellours.
c1530. Barton Seagrave.   Thomas Bett.
c1540. Yarwell.                        Richard II Seliok.
c1550. Geddington.            “Newcombe”.
c1550. Pilton.                          “Newcombe”.
  1570. Barton Seagrave. (5/8). Thomas II Newcombe.
  1570. Barton Seagrave. (6/8). Thomas II Newcombe.
  1570. Barton Seagrave. (8/8). Thomas II Newcombe.
c1570. Hargrave.                              Thomas II Newcombe.
c1570. Sudborough.                      “Newcombe”.
c1580. Cosgrove.    Newcombe & Watts.
c1580. Polebrook. Thomas II Newcombe.
   1581. Denford.      Robert Mot(t). (Unringable).
   1585. Desborough.         “Newcombe”.
   1585. Passenham.              Richard “Bentlye”.
c1585. Pytchley.  Robert Newcombe.
   1587. East Farndon.         Newcombe & Watts.
   1589. Clipston.                  “Leicester Foundry”.
   1590. Church Stowe.      Robert II  ? / Newcombe & Watts.
c1590. Holcot.  (chimed ?). Edward Newcombe.
c1590. Stanion.                      Edward Newcombe.
c1590. Winwick.                   Edward Newcombe.
  1592.  Edgcote.              Bartholomew Atton. (Unringable).
  1592. King’s Cliffe.    “Leicester Foundry”.
  1593.  Rushton.             Francis Watts.
  1595.  Great Oakley. Newcombe & Watts.
  1595. Lowick. (2/6). “Watts”.
  1595. Lowick. (3/6). “Watts”.
c1595. Ashley.                 Hugh I Watts.
c1595. Rushton.             Watts.
  1598. Arthingworth. Robert ? Newcombe & Watts?
  1598. Wakerley. Newcombe & Watts. (Unringable).
  1599. Clipston.  “Leicester Foundry”.
  1599. Wakerley. Newcombe & Watts. (Unringable).
c1599. Deene.      “Newcombe”.
c1599. Geddington.                  Hugh I ? Watts.
c1599. Great Billing.              “Newcombe”.
c1599. Great Harrowden. “Newcombe”. (Unringable).
c1599. Great Oxendon.      “Newcombe”.
c1599. Hemington.                 “Newcombe”. (Unringable).
c1599. Lowick.               Founder unknown.
c1599. Paulerspury. “Newcombe”.
c1599. Polebrook.       Francis Watts.
c1599. Tansor.             “Newcombe”. (Unringable).
c1599. Whiston.         “Newcombe”.
c1599. Whittlebury.  Founder unknown.
c1599  Winwick.        “Leicester Foundry”. [Royal Headed Bell].

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Sources : Local records & cross references to :
Dove’s Guide.   National Bell Register.
Bell Founders Data.

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