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St James' Church

The Bells

The six bells lined up in July 1999 prior to them going to Whites of Appleton to be refurbished The six bells lined up in July 1999 prior to them going to Whites of Appleton to be refurbished

There is a ring of six bells, all by Mears and Stainbank and dated 1867, and a sanctus bell of 1832. In 1999 the six bells were re-tuned and re-hung with new fittings in a restored bell frame in time to ring in the new Millennium.

Bells

Bell Date Founder Note Weight (Cwt, Qtr, Lbs)

Tenor

1867

Mears & Stainbank

F#

11 , 3 , 22

5th

1867

Mears & Stainbank

G#

8 , 2 , 08

4th

1867

Mears & Stainbank

A#

6 , 2 , 24

3rd

1867

Mears & Stainbank

B

5 , 2 , 27

2nd

1867

Mears & Stainbank

C#

5 , 0 , 02

Treble

1867

Mears & Stainbank

D#

4 , 1 , 11

The rehanging of the Bells took place in 1999, please have a look at the video below to see the process.

Rehanging of the bells, St James Church Little Milton, in 1999