MANCHESTER : USA - NH

   Governor Frederick Smythe Chimes

*Location:

   Brookside Congregational Church (UCC)
   (was Franklin Street Cong. Church)
   Elm Street at Waldo Street
   Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
   LL: N 43.00913, W 71.46548
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*Player:

   Volunteers

*Contact:

   Brookside Congregational Church
   2013 Elm Street
   Manchester, NH  03104-2592
   T: (603)669-2807   F: (603)668-9041

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Previous building was condemned, and
   congregation moved uptown, after 1912
   and probably after 1920.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1878
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1912

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building with its colonial-style steeple, but says nothing about the bells (except in a PDF file) nor about the church history.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NH.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/06/06


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