GLOUCESTER CITY : USA - NJ

*Location:

   St.Mary's Catholic Church
   Monmouth and Atlantic Streets
   Gloucester City, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 39.89665, W 75.12123
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Mary's Rectory
   426 Monmouth Street
   Gloucester City, NJ  08030-1794
   T: (856)456-0052   F: (856)456-1837

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Dedicated Nov.1891

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D E   /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1891
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010

*Links:

The church Website (on the About Us page) devotes 4 paragraphs to the story of these bells. Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 NJ.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 29-Aug-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/08/28


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