Index to African & Mideastern sites by maker

Carillons and 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.
MAPUTO                        : MOZAMBIQUE   1??? C  non-trad
   Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceição 
     (RC Cathedral of Our Lady of the
     Immaculate Conception)
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

JOHANNESBURG/Y                : S AFRICA     1956 C  non-trad
   St.Aidan Church (Anglican) 
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
JERUSALEM - YMCA              : ISRAEL       1930 C  trad
   Jesus Tower, YMCA 
GERMISTON                     : S AFRICA     1935 C  non-trad?
   City Hall Tower
PORT ELIZABETH - CM           : S AFRICA     1936 C  trad
   Campanile (Colonist Monument) 
Complete list of Gillett & Johnston foundry output.

Paccard, Annecy, France

ISMAILIYA                     : EGYPT        1??? C  trad
   Tour St.Francois de Salle
AIN TEMOUCHENT                : ALGERIA      1950 C  non-trad
   Tour de l'Eglise
Complete list of Paccard foundry output.

Rüetschi, Aarau, Switzerland

GBADOLITE                     : ZAIRE        1978 C  chime
   Mausoleum of Mobutu Sese Seko 

Sergeys, Leuven, Belgium

TENERIFE                      : CANARY IS.   1??? C  non-trad
   Hotel
   Ten Bel Park
Complete list of Sergeys foundry output.

Taylor, Loughborough, England

NAIROBI                       : KENYA        1??? C  chime
   Cathedral Tower
DURBAN - STM                  : S AFRICA     1921 C  ring
   St.Mary Anglican Church 
DURBAN - STP                  : S AFRICA     1921 C  ring
   St.Paul Anglican Church 
CAPE TOWN - WM                : S AFRICA     1925 F  trad
   War Memorial, City Hall 
CAPE TOWN - WM                : S AFRICA     1954 E  trad
   War Memorial, City Hall 
Kilifi                        : KENYA        1962 C  ring
   Memorial Church of St.Thomas (Anglican)
Complete list of Taylor foundry output.

Vanbergen, Heiligerlee, Netherlands [closed]

UNKNOWN LOCATION              : CONGO/ZAIRE  19?? C  non-trad
   (Unknown)
UNKNOWN LOCATION              : RHODESIA     1??? C  non-trad
   (Unknown)
Complete list of Vanbergen 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 
Kwe Kwe                       : ZIMBABWE     1961 F  ring
   St.Luke's Church
Kwe Kwe                       : ZIMBABWE     1975 E  ring
   St.Luke's Church
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

ZANZIBAR                      : TANZANIA     1??? C  (non-trad)
   Cathedral 
GRAHAMSTOWN                   : S AFRICA     1879 F  ring
   Cathedral Church of SS.Michael & George
Complete list of Warner foundry output.

Bochumer Verein, Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (steel)

CAPE PALMAS                   : LIBERIA      1??? C  non-trad
   Church Tower
Complete list of Bochumer Verein 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 of Birmingham
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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