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The Church Bells of Leicestershire (Diocese and County)

by Ernest Morris

Compiled c. 1940 with additional material to c. 1962

This scanned version of the manuscript copy of “The Church Bells of Leicester (Diocese and County)” by Ernest Morris has been made by the John Taylor Bellfoundry Museum in association with the Leicestershire Archaeological Society.

The originals of volumes 1 and 2 are held by the Society and are available for study in their Library at the Guildhall in Leicester by arrangement with Aubrey W. Stevenson, the Hon Librarian. Volume 3 is in private ownership (current whereabouts unknown).

VOLUME 1

The Church Bells of Leicester (Diocese and County)

Parishes A-L

by Ernest Morris

Introduction - Ernest Morris a bibliography

Introduction - Ernest Morris Bellringer

Introduction - The Church Bells of Leicestershire by Ernest Morris

Gazeteer

AB KETTLEBY-AYLESTONE LeicsBells_Vol1-1-A-AY

AYLESTONE PARK - BLASTON LeicsBells_Vol1-2-AYL-BLA

BOTCHESTON-BUCKMINSTER LeicsBells_Vol1-3-BOT-BUC

BURBAGE-COLEORTON LeicsBells_Vol1-4-BUR-COLE

CONGERSTONE-ENDERBY LeicsBells_Vol1-5-CONG-END

EVINGTON - HINCKLEY LeicsBells_Vol1-6-EVI-HIG

HINCKLEY - ILSTON ON THE HILL LeicsBells_Vol1-7-HIN-ILS

KEGWORTH-LEESTHORPE LeicsBells_Vol1-8-KEG-LEE

LEICESTER, ALL SAINTS - ST MARGARETS LeicsBells_Vol1-9-LEICESTER

VOLUME 2

The Church Bells of Leicester (Diocese and County)

Parishes L-W

by Ernest Morris

LEICESTER, ST MARY-ST MARTIN LeicsBells_Vol2-1-MARTIN-MARY

LEICESTER - St MATTHEW-WYGGESTON HOSPITAL LeicsBells_Vol2-2-LEICESTER-MATTHEW-WYGGESTON

LEIRE-LONG CLAWSON LeicsBells_Vol2-3-LEIRE-LONG

LOUGHBOROUGH LeicsBells_Vol2-4-LOUGH

LOWESBY-MEDBOURNE LeicsBells_Vol2-5-LOW-MED

MELTON-NOSELEY LeicsBells_Vol2-6-MELTON-NOSELEY

NORMANTON-RATBY LeicsBells_Vol2-7-NORM-RAT

RATBY-SHEEPYLeicsBells_Vol2-8-RAT-SHEEP

SHEEPY-SOMERBY LeicsBells_Vol2-9-SHEEP-SOM

SOUTH CROXTON-THEDDINGWORTH LeicsBells_Vol2-10-SOUTH-THEDD

THORNTON-WANLIP LeicsBells_Vol2-11-THORN-WAN

WARTNABY TO WOODHOOSE LeicsBells_Vol2-12-WART-WOOD

WOODHOUSE-WYCOMB LeicsBells_Vol2-13-WOOD-WYC

ADDITIONAL BELLS LeicsBells_Vol2-14-ADDITIONALBELLS

LATIN INSCRIPTIONS LeicsBells_Vol2-15-LATININSCRIPTIONS

VOLUME 3

Bellfounders of Leicester (and County)

& other founders of Leicestershire bells.

Their shields, crosses, marks and lettering

by Ernest Morris

pp 1-10 LeicsBells_Vol3_pp1-10

pp 11-23 LeicsBells_Vol3_pp11-23

pp 24-35 LeicsBells_Vol3_pp24-35

pp 26-36 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp26-36

pp 37-47 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp37-47

pp 48-58 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp48-58

pp 59-69 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp59-69

pp 70-80 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp70-80

pp 81-92 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp81-92

pp 93-103 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp93-103

pp 104-114 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp104-114

pp 115-125LeicsBells_Vol3-pp115-125

pp 126-137LeicsBells_Vol3-pp126-137

pp 138-148 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp138-148

pp 149-159LeicsBells_Vol3-pp149-159

pp 160-162 LeicsBells_Vol3-pp160-162

 

NO FURTHER REPRODUCTION PERMITTED WITHOUT THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE LEICESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

2015