Index to African & Mideastern sites by maker

Chimes in Africa and the Mideast contain bells supplied by a variety of bellfoundries.  The sites are listed by foundry in the following order:

For an explanation of what this index contains (and does NOT contain), and of the additional details on each entry, see the Bellfoundry Indexes Advice.


Bellfoundry unknown

The sources which reported the existence of these instruments did not identify their makers.
BETHLEHEM                     : ISRAEL       1??? C  chime
   Museum
SINAI PENINSULA               : EGYPT        1871 C  zvon
   St.Catherine's Monastery

Petit & Fritsen, Aarle-Rixtel, Netherlands

JOHANNESBURG/R                : S AFRICA     19?? C  chime
   Easter Exhibition Grounds 
PRETORIA/T                    : S AFRICA     1??? C  chime
   Reformed Church

DURBAN - CD                   : S AFRICA     1968 C  chime
   Clover Dairies 
PRETORIA - CH/2               : S AFRICA     1991 C  chime
   City Hall Tower
Complete list of Petit & Fritsen foundry output.

Gillett & Johnston, Croydon, England

PIETERMARITZBURG              : S AFRICA     1??? C  chime
   City Hall Tower
Complete list of Gillett & Johnston foundry output.

Rüetschi, Aarau, Switzerland

GBADOLITE                     : ZAIRE        1978 C  chime
   Mausoleum of Mobutu Sese Seko 

Taylor, Loughborough, England

NAIROBI                       : KENYA        1??? C  chime
   Cathedral Tower
Complete list of Taylor foundry output.

Whitechapel, London, England

Older bells carry the name Mears & Stainbank
LIKOMA ISLAND                 : MALAWI       1906 C  chimola
   St.Peter's Cathedral
KHARTOUM                      : SUDAN        1931 C  [chime]
   All Saints' Anglican Cathedral (old) 
HARARE                        : ZIMBABWE     1961 C  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Mary & All Saints 
CAPE TOWN - STG               : S AFRICA     1979 C  ring
   St.George's Cathedral 
JOHANNESBURG/P                : S AFRICA     1980 C  ring
   St.George Anglican Church 
GRAHAMSTOWN                   : S AFRICA     1996 E  ring
   Cathedral Church of SS.Michael & George
Complete list of Whitechapel foundry output.

Warner, England

GRAHAMSTOWN                   : S AFRICA     1879 F  ring
   Cathedral Church of SS.Michael & George
Complete list of Warner foundry output.

Petit & Edelbrock, Gescher, Westphalia, Germany

PAROW                         : S AFRICA     1??? C  chime
   City Hall Tower
Complete list of Petit & Edelbrock foundry output.

Miscellaneous founders, not listed above

One instance each; in order by year.
JERUSALEM - HGC               : ISRAEL       18?? C  chime
   Holy Sepulchre Church 
   cast by Andrei Samgin, Moscow
CAPE TOWN - W                 : S AFRICA     1902 C  ring
   St.Mary's Church 
   cast by Barwell, Birmingham, England
Complete list of miscellaneous foundry output.


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This index page was built from the database on 3-Jun-05 and last revised on 28-Jan-15.

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