The Society of Cambridge Youths    Established 1724

 

Inscriptions on the bells at Great St Mary's.

Bell

Inscription

Diameter
Ft-In
(cm)

Weight
Cwt-Qr-Lbs
Kg

1

These two tribbles to make them a compleat peal of twelve was raised by

subscription at the interest of Chas. Day and Jno. Paris Ringers of this

Society in the year 1770 Alderman Weales and Jno. Haselum Ch. Wardens

Pack & Chapman of London fecit 1773

Laus Deo

MCMXI

Anchitel H. F. Boughey * Vicar

Charles Armstrong

} Churchwardens

S. Marshall Jones

Recast by John Taylor & Co. 1911 and 1952

 

2-2(66 cm)

5-0-22
264 Kg

2

Raised by subscription at the interest of Chas. Day and Jno. Paris Ringers of this Society

in the year 1770 Alderman Weales and Jno. Haselum Ch. Wardens : Pack & Chapman of London fecit 1773

Laus Deo

MCMXI

Anchitel H. F. Boughey * Vicar

Charles Armstrong

} Churchwardens

S. Marshall Jones

Recast by John Taylor & Co. 1911 and 1952

 

2-3 (70 cm)

6-0-23
315 Kg

3

Mess: Tho: Fowle Edw: Phipps Church Wardens R: Phelps made me 1722

2-4 72 cm

5-1-24
278 Kg

4

Messieurs Tho: Fowle Edw: Phipps Church Wardens R: Phelps made me 1722

2-6 (76 cm)

5-3-25
304 Kg

5

Messieurs Tho: Fowle Edw: Phipps Church Wardens R: Phelps made me 1722

2-8 (81 cm)

6-3-4
345 Kg

6

Messieurs Tho: Fowle Edw: Phipps Church Wardens R: Phelps made me 1722

2-9 (84 cm)

7-1-2
369 Kg

7

Messieurs Edward Phipps Thomas Fowle Church Wardens R: Phelps fecit 1723

Recast 1923

* * *

Rev. C. L. Hulbert, vicar

Dr H. B. Roderick

}Churchwardens

Mr W. Kilsby

 

2-11
88 cm

8-0-10
411 Kg

8

Messieurs Edward Phipps Thomas Fowle Church Wardens R: Phelps fecit 1723

3-3
101 cm

10-0-22
519 Kg

9

Messieurs Edward Phipps Thomas Fowle Church Wardens R: Phelps fecit 1723

3-6
106 cm

12-3-24
660 Kg

10

Messieurs Samuel Herring Edward Phipps Church Wardens R: Phelps Londini fecit 1722

3-8
113 cm

14-1-16
732 Kg

11

James Barron & John Gifford, Churchwardens
Willm. Dobson Founder : Downham Norfolk 1825

4-2
129 cm

20-1-3
1032 Kg

12

This Bell cast in the Year of Our Lord 1770 Alderman Weales & Jno. Haselum Ch. Wardens Pack & Chapman of London fecit

4-7
142 cm

27-0-10
1376 Kg

Priest's

This bell was made by Iohn Warrin 1607

1-2
37 cm

0-2-0
25 Kg approx

The total weight of the bells is 6 tons 9 cwt 3 qr 20 lbs (6609 Kg).  This does not include the headstocks, stays, wheels and clappers all of which swing with the bell when it is rung. Bells 3, 4, 5 and 8 are used by the clock to strike the Cambridge Chimes, and the 12th to strike the hour.