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St Lawrence Church, Towcester
List of Benefactions 1989
Image of Benefaction Board 1989
Eight bells were transferred from Christchurch Todmorden W.Yorks and presented by the Trustees of the Hicks Charity.
Four trebles were cast from the metal of the old tenor bell and the ring of twelve bells hung in a new frame at the expense of
The Peterborough Diocesan Guild of Bell Ringers
The Leche Trust
The Cripps Foundation
The St Lawrence Society of Ringers
The Towcester Branch of the Peterborough Diocesan Guild
and many other donors.
The Westminster Clock Chimes were restored in memory of Mr Jack Wilson of Towcester 1913-1991
Rev'd James E. Atwell M.A.Vicar
G. Allan Kilgower B.E.M. Church
Dr D. Michael Brookbanks Warden
Andrew W.R. Wilby Ringing Master
The Ring of Twelve Bells
Cast by John Taylor & Co. Loughborough, Leics.
Treble "Ring boyes and keep awake for Mr Wm. Henchman's sake"
Cast 1725 Recast 1935 Recast 1989
The Gift of The St Lawrence Soc. of Ringers
"We rang sir and kept awake and into twelve the bells did make".
4cwt. 1qr. 22Lbs. Bb
2nd "In Memory of Vera Doreen Robinson nee Orland 1923-1989"
4cwt. 2qr. 22Lbs. Aa
"The Gift of Her Very Dear Friend John Watson of Canada, her Daughters Lesley and Elaine and Sisters Kay and Joan"
3rd "Given to the glory of God and Remembering the Oldham Family who served this Church and Town 1873-1964"
4cwt. 2qr. 18Lbs. G
4th "The gift of James, Valerie, Jonathan and Robert Clatworthy"
4cwt. 3qrs. 8Lbs. F
Eight bells were transferred from Todmorden augmented to twelve in 1989
5th 6 0 8 "To God the Father" Eb
6th 6 2 8 "God the Son" D
7th 7 3 12 "And God the Spirit" C
8th 8 3 0 "Three in One" Bb
9th 10 3 16 "Be Honour, Praise" Ab
10th 13 2 6 "And Glory Given" G
11th 17 0 13 "By All in Earth" F
12th 23 1 13 "And All in Heaven" Eb