The Bells of St.James
St.James' Anglican Church Hamilton & Mornington Streets Stratford, Ontario, Canada LL: N 43.37439, W 80.98417
Peter C. Ryde, (A) Master of the Bells 171 McCarty Street / PO Box 459 Thamesford, ON N0M 2M0 H: (519)285-3443 E: email@example.com - or - T: (519)271-3572x216 [bell tower] - and - Michel Allard*Previous Chimers:
1940-51 E.Horace Gladding (1895-1985) 1920-60 Ernest C. House
St.James' Church 6 Hamilton Street Stratford, ON N5A 4Y9 T: (519)271-3572 F: (519)271-6044 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 0945-1030, Sept.-June; summer Wednesdays at 1900; Tuesdays & Thursdays at 1200 (visitors welcome); many special occasions. Cambridge (Westminster) quarters from E.Howard tower clock, 12 hours daily.
Added semitones sharp 4th, flat 7th & sharp octave. Chimestand music rack bears the old name of West Troy. Added bells (& retuning of old bells) by Meeks, Watson & Co.; all rehung on new frame; chimestand re-spaced and pedals added; rededication 13 Feb 2011.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 15 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is up 4 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / C C 10 There are three added semitones There is no practice console The instrument was enlarged in 2010 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1909, the instrument was begun with 11 bells by Meneely/Wvlt Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4H Tower details: Height of console: 4 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 18 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 20 meters above ground Belfry openness: % Year of latest technical information source is 2010
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