Traditional carillons in the British Isles:
index by maker

Carillons and chimes in the British Isles (including Ireland) contain bells supplied by a variety of bellfoundries.  Most such sites (exceptions as noted below) are listed here by foundry and year 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.

The details listed below are summarized on a corresponding page.


Bellfoundry unknown

The sources which reported the existence of these instruments, or the phase of work listed here, did not identify their makers. They are listed in city name order rather than date order.
PERTH                         : SCOTLAND-PR  ???? F
   St.John's Kirk
   (St.John the Baptist Church) 

van Aerschodt, Leuven (Louvain), Belgium

ABERDEEN - STN                : SCOTLAND-AB  1887 F
   Municipal Carillon
   St.Nicholas' Church 
Complete list of van Aerschodt foundry output.

Eijsbouts, Asten, Netherlands

COBH                          : IRELAND -CK  1998 E
   St.Colman's Cathedral (RC) 
Complete list of Eijsbouts foundry output.

Gillett & Johnston, Croydon, England

DUMBARTON                     : SCOTLAND-DB  1927 F
   St.Patrick's Church (RC) 
DUMBARTON                     : SCOTLAND-DB  1928 E
   St.Patrick's Church (RC) 
LONDON - A                    : ENGLAND -W   1928 C
   The Atkinson Carillon
   above Salvatore Ferragamo
   (was J.Fox & Co.;
     originally Atkinson's Stores)
SALTLEY                       : ENGLAND -WA  1932 C
   Our Lady's Carillon
   Our Lady of the Rosary and 
     St.Thérèse of Lisieux RC Church
BOURNVILLE                    : ENGLAND -WO  1934 E
   The George Cadbury Memorial Carillon
     (The Bournville Carillon)
   School Tower 
PERTH                         : SCOTLAND-PR  1935 R
   St.John's Kirk
   (St.John the Baptist Church) 
ABERDEEN - STN                : SCOTLAND-AB  1952 R
   Municipal Carillon
   St.Nicholas' Church 
ABERDEEN - STN                : SCOTLAND-AB  1954 E
   Municipal Carillon
   St.Nicholas' Church 
Complete list of Gillett & Johnston foundry output.

Taylor, Loughborough, England

BOURNVILLE                    : ENGLAND -WO  1906 F
   The George Cadbury Memorial Carillon
     (The Bournville Carillon)
   School Tower 
COBH                          : IRELAND -CK  1914 F
   St.Colman's Cathedral (RC) 
COBH                          : IRELAND -CK  1915 I
   St.Colman's Cathedral (RC) 
COBH                          : IRELAND -CK  1916 I
   St.Colman's Cathedral (RC) 
ARMAGH                        : N IRELAND-R  1921 C
   St.Patrick's Cathedral (R.C.) 
GODALMING                     : ENGLAND -SR  1921*F
   War Memorial Carillon  (WW I)
   Founders' Chapel
   Charterhouse School
   * originally located elsewhere
GODALMING                     : ENGLAND -SR  1922*I
   War Memorial Carillon  (WW I)
   Founders' Chapel
   Charterhouse School
   * originally located elsewhere
BOURNVILLE                    : ENGLAND -WO  1923 I
   The George Cadbury Memorial Carillon
     (The Bournville Carillon)
   School Tower 
GODALMING                     : ENGLAND -SR  1923*E
   War Memorial Carillon  (WW I)
   Founders' Chapel
   Charterhouse School
   * originally located elsewhere
LOUGHBOROUGH - WM             : ENGLAND -LE  1924 C
   War Memorial
BOURNVILLE                    : ENGLAND -WO  1925 I
   The George Cadbury Memorial Carillon
     (The Bournville Carillon)
   School Tower 
SAINT ANDREWS                 : SCOTLAND-FI  1926 F
   Holy Trinity Parish Church 
SAINT HELENS                  : ENGLAND -LA  1929 C
   St.Mary's, Lowe House, RC Church 
SAINT ANDREWS                 : SCOTLAND-FI  1938 I
   Holy Trinity Parish Church 
COBH                          : IRELAND -CK  1958 I
   St.Colman's Cathedral (RC) 
SAINT ANDREWS                 : SCOTLAND-FI  1962 I
   Holy Trinity Parish Church 
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE - CC      : ENGLAND -NM  1966 C
   Edith Adamson Memorial Carillon
   Civic Centre 
SAINT ANDREWS                 : SCOTLAND-FI  1998 E
   Holy Trinity Parish Church 
LOUGHBOROUGH - TF/2           : ENGLAND -LE  20?? C  trad# 
   Carillon tower
   Taylor Bell Foundry
YORK                          : ENGLAND -YO  2008 E
   Southwest tower
   Minster
   (Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of S.Peter)
LOUGHBOROUGH - TF/2           : ENGLAND -LE  2012 E 
   Carillon tower
   Taylor Bell Foundry
Complete list of Taylor foundry output.

Whitechapel, London, England

Older bells carry the name Mears & Stainbank
KILMARNOCK                    : SCOTLAND-AY  1950 C
   St.Andrew's & St.Marnock's Parish Church 
     (Church of Scotland) 
Complete list of Whitechapel foundry output.


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This index page was built from the database on 29-Sep-05 and last revised on on 28-Jan-15.

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