The Bells of Old York
Lower belfry St.James Cathedral King Street East at Church Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada LL: N 43.65032, W 79.37394
The St.James Cathedral Guild of Change Ringers Pauline Smith, Secretary E: pauline.hs/@/hotmail DOTca - or - Dan Tregunno, Tower Captain W: (905)829-2544 E: tregunno/@/strategy4 DOTca
Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.
St.James Cathedral 65 Church Street Toronto, ON M5C 2E9 T: (416)364-7865 F: (416)364-0295 E: info/@/stjamescathedral DOTca
Practice Monday 1900-2100; service Sunday 1000-1100
Older bells came from St.James Church, Jamaica Road, Bermondsey (SE London), England, for which they were cast by Thomas Mears II (Whitechapel) in 1828. The first ring of 12 in North America.
Ring of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE / NONE There are no added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1996 with 4 bells made by Whitechapel Prior history: In 1828, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Whitechapel (at location in Remarks above) (8 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1996
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