Chimes in Asia and the Pacific Rim:
index by year of completion

This is an index to the 129 existing chimes in Asia and the Pacific Rim region, in order by year of completion (to the current number of bells), unknown first.  Instruments which were completed in the same year are listed in order by the city name without regard to the exact date on which the installation was finished.

After the year, a letter indicates that it is

C - when the complete instrument was installed;
E - when the instrument was enlarged from its previous size;


    Location (City : Country)                Year

Unknown - 3 instruments
COLERAINE                     : AUSTRALIA    1??? C
SASEBO - HTB/5                : JAPAN        ???? C
TOKYO - SWU                   : JAPAN        1??? C

before 1880 - 10 instruments
HOBART - HT                   : AUSTRALIA    1847 C  ring
AUCKLAND - STM                : NEW ZEALAND  1863 C  ring
CALCUTTA (KOLKATA) - STJ      : INDIA        1864 C
ADELAIDE - TH                 : AUSTRALIA    1865 C  ring
GEELONG                       : AUSTRALIA    1867 C  ring
MELBOURNE - STPAT             : AUSTRALIA    1868 C  ring
BALLARAT - TH/2               : AUSTRALIA    1869 C 
BALLARAT - TH/1               : AUSTRALIA    1871 C  ring
MADRAS (CHENNAI)              : INDIA        1871 C
BENDIGO                       : AUSTRALIA    1873 C  ring

1880s - 8 instruments
NEWTOWN                       : AUSTRALIA    1880 C
WELLINGTON - STPE             : NEW ZEALAND  188_ C
MURRURUNDI                    : AUSTRALIA    1883 C
MUMBAI (BOMBAY)               : INDIA        1883 C
MELBOURNE - STJ               : AUSTRALIA    1885 C  ring
MARYBOROUGH                   : AUSTRALIA    1888 C  ring
MELBOURNE - STPC              : AUSTRALIA    1889 C  ring
SINGAPORE - STA               : SINGAPORE    1889 C

1890s - 5 instruments
MELBOURNE - GPO               : AUSTRALIA    1890 C
BALLARAT - STP                : AUSTRALIA    1892 C  ring
PUNE                          : INDIA        1893 C
CAMDEN                        : AUSTRALIA    1896 C
SYDNEY - STP                  : AUSTRALIA    1898 E  ring/chime

1900s - 3 instruments
COLABA                        : INDIA        1904 C
ADDINGTON                     : NEW ZEALAND  1907 C
WANGANUI                      : NEW ZEALAND  1908 C  chimola

1910s - 4 instruments
SYDNEY - G                    : AUSTRALIA    1910 C
LISMORE - STC                 : AUSTRALIA    1911 C
CALCUTTA (KOLKATA) - STM      : INDIA        1914 C  chimola
TIMARU                        : NEW ZEALAND  1914 C

1920s - 10 instruments
TOWNSVILLE                    : AUSTRALIA    1920 C
GAWLER                        : AUSTRALIA    1921 C
MARRICKVILLE                  : AUSTRALIA    1922 C
PARRAMATTA - STJ              : AUSTRALIA    1923 C
DARLING POINT                 : AUSTRALIA    1924 E  ring
INVERCARGILL - STP            : NEW ZEALAND  1925 C
MERIVALE                      : NEW ZEALAND  1926 C
FENDALTON                     : NEW ZEALAND  1927 C
MELBOURNE - T                 : AUSTRALIA    1927 C
MELBOURNE - STB               : AUSTRALIA    1929 C

1930s - 4 instruments
BUNDABERG - STA               : AUSTRALIA    1932 C
ADELAIDE - STAU               : AUSTRALIA    1933 C
BRISBANE - STAL               : AUSTRALIA    1938 C
VAUCLUSE                      : AUSTRALIA    1939 C

1940s - 2 instruments
ROCKHAMPTON                   : AUSTRALIA    1946 C 
ADELAIDE - STP                : AUSTRALIA    1947 C  ring

1950s - 8 instruments
HAMILTON                      : NEW ZEALAND  1950 C  ring
PERTH - STM                   : AUSTRALIA    1951 C
HONG KONG - STJ               : CHINA - HK   1953 C
LEVIN                         : NEW ZEALAND  1954 C
LOWER HUTT                    : NEW ZEALAND  1954 C
PONSONBY                      : NEW ZEALAND  1957 C
BURWOOD                       : AUSTRALIA    1959 C  ring
NAPIER - STJ                  : NEW ZEALAND  1959 C

1960s - 7 instruments
WARWICK                       : AUSTRALIA    1961 C
AUCKLAND - SV                 : NEW ZEALAND  1961 C
WAIWHETU                      : NEW ZEALAND  1961 C
CANBERRA - STJ                : AUSTRALIA    1964 C
CASTLEREAGH                   : AUSTRALIA    1964 C  ring/chime
NELSON - CC                   : NEW ZEALAND  1965 C
CANBERRA - STA                : AUSTRALIA    1968 C

1970s - 9 instruments
ADELAIDE - STC                : AUSTRALIA    1971 C  ring
DUNEDIN - F                   : NEW ZEALAND  1973 C  ring/chime
NAPIER - MS                   : NEW ZEALAND  1974 C
PARRAMATTA - AS               : AUSTRALIA    1974 E  ring
PARRAMATTA - K                : AUSTRALIA    1974 C
PERTH - STG                   : AUSTRALIA    1974 R* ring/chime
KIAMA                         : AUSTRALIA    1976 C
CHRISTCHURCH                  : NEW ZEALAND  1978 E  ring
TURRAMURRA                    : AUSTRALIA    1978 E  ring

1980s - 22 instruments
IPOH                          : MALAYSIA     1982 C
PAPANUI                       : NEW ZEALAND  1983 E  ring
WELLINGTON - STPA             : NEW ZEALAND  1984 E  ring
OKEGAWA                       : JAPAN        1985 C
ROTTNEST ISLAND               : AUSTRALIA    1985 C
SYDNEY - STM                  : AUSTRALIA    1985 C  ring
YORK                          : AUSTRALIA    1985 C  ring
KASHIWA CITY                  : JAPAN        1987 C
OMURA CITY                    : JAPAN        1987 C
SAPPORO                       : JAPAN        1987 C

WANGARATTA                    : AUSTRALIA    1987 C  ring
YATSU                         : JAPAN        1987 C
YONO CITY                     : JAPAN        1987 C
FUKUOKA SHI                   : JAPAN        1988 C
HAIKI                         : JAPAN        1988 C
KATSUSHIKA                    : JAPAN        1988 C
LAUNCESTON                    : AUSTRALIA    1988 C
SYDNEY - STA                  : AUSTRALIA    1988 E  ring
HIROSHIMA - U                 : JAPAN        1989 C
MELBOURNE - STPI              : AUSTRALIA    1989 C  ring

ROBINA                        : AUSTRALIA    1989 C
MANILA - QP                   : PHILIPPINES  1989 C

1990s - 11 instruments
OSAKA - M                     : JAPAN        1990 C
SASEBO - HTB/3                : JAPAN        1991 C
ALBURY                        : AUSTRALIA    1992 E  ring/chime
ADELAIDE - STF                : AUSTRALIA    1994 E  ring
MOSMAN PARK                   : AUSTRALIA    1995 E  ring
ARMIDALE                      : AUSTRALIA    1996 C  ring
ROCKINGHAM                    : AUSTRALIA    1996 C  ring
WAGGA WAGGA                   : AUSTRALIA    1997 E  ring
LITHGOW                       : AUSTRALIA    1998 C  ring
MANDURAH                      : AUSTRALIA    1998 E  ring

PERTH - SC/1                  : AUSTRALIA    1998 E  ring

2000s - 19 instruments
HIROSHIMA - W                 : JAPAN        20?? C
OYAMA                         : JAPAN        20?? C
SINGLETON                     : AUSTRALIA    2000 C  ring
RANDWICK                      : AUSTRALIA    2001 C  ring
SYDNEY - Mobile               : AUSTRALIA    2002 C
LISMORE - STA                 : AUSTRALIA    2003 E  ring
MANUKA                        : AUSTRALIA    2003 E  ring
SYDNEY - STJ                  : AUSTRALIA    2003 C  ring
GOULBURN                      : AUSTRALIA    2005 E  ring
HOBART - STD                  : AUSTRALIA    2005 E  ring/chime

ORANGE                        : AUSTRALIA    2005 E  ring
QUEZON CITY - G               : PHILIPPINES  2005 C
QUEZON CITY - LS              : PHILIPPINES  2005 C
KYOTO                         : JAPAN        2006 C
SYDNEY - CC                   : AUSTRALIA    2006 E  ring
TUGUEGARAO CITY               : PHILIPPINES  2007 C
BATHURST - A                  : AUSTRALIA    2008 E  ring
BRISBANE - STJ                : AUSTRALIA    2008 E  ring
CEBU                          : PHILIPPINES  2009 C

2010s - 4 instruments
BUNBURY - STP                 : AUSTRALIA    2011 C  ring
MANILA - UST                  : PHILIPPINES  2011 C
MENANGLE                      : AUSTRALIA    2011 C  ring
BUNBURY - STB                 : AUSTRALIA    2013+? ring-to-be


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This index page was built from the database on 15-Dec-06 and last revised on 18-Dec-17.

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