Index of all North American rings by maker

Rings in North America contain bells supplied by a variety of bellfoundries.  All such sites are listed here by foundry 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.


 

Eijsbouts, Asten, Netherlands

ABILENE - CHR                 : USA - TX     1982 C  non-trad
   Church of the Heavenly Rest (Episcopal)
   [non-traditional carillon with 6 bells
    hung for change-ringing]
RALEIGH - C                   : USA - NC     1992 E
   Christ Episcopal Church 
Princess Anne                 : USA - MD     1993 C
   St.Andrew's Episcopal Church 
ATLANTA - STL                 : USA - GA     2000 E
   Robert C. Alston II Memorial Bell Tower
   St.Luke's Episcopal Church 
CHARLESTON - LP               : USA - SC     2001 E
   Cathedral Church of St.Luke & St.Paul (Episcopal) 
SEATTLE - UW/2                : USA - WA     2008 C
   The Gordon Stuart Peek Foundation
     Memorial Bells
   Gerberding Hall
   University of Washington
Complete list of Eijsbouts foundry output.

 

Gillett & Johnston, Croydon, England

CALGARY - CH                  : CANADA - AB  1956 C*
   Christ Church, Elbow Park 
   * (joint endeavor with Taylor; some cast 1952)
Complete list of Gillett & Johnston foundry output.

 

Meneely, Watervliet, New York, USA

BUFFALO - STP                 : USA - NY     1856 F (ring)
   St.Paul's Episcopal Church 
BUFFALO - STP                 : USA - NY     1857 I (ring)
   St.Paul's Episcopal Church
Complete list of Meneely/Watervliet foundry output.

McShane, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

EXETER                        : CANADA - ON  1890 F  chime/ring
   Trivitt Memorial Church (Anglican) 
   [chime with 6 bells hung to swing full-circle]
Complete list of McShane foundry output.

 

Paccard, Annecy, France

VANCOUVER - HR                : CANADA - BC  1900 F
   Holy Rosary Cathedral 
Complete list of Paccard foundry output.

 

Taylor, Loughborough, England

CHARLESTON - LP               : USA - SC     1882*F
   Cathedral Church of St.Luke & St.Paul (Episcopal) 
   * made for S.Paul Church, Easthorpe, Mirfield, 
     West Yorkshire, England (one bell 1880)
CALGARY - CH                  : CANADA - AB  1956 C*
   Christ Church 
   * (joint endeavor with Gillett & Johnston; some cast 1952)
HOUSTON - STT                 : USA - TX     1971 C
   St.Thomas Episcopal Church 
New Castle                    : USA - DE     1973 C
   Immanuel Episcopal Church
New Castle                    : USA - DE     1981 R
   Immanuel Church
TEXARKANA                     : USA - AR     1984 C
   First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
RALEIGH - C                   : USA - NC     1987 F
   Christ Episcopal Church 
Dallas - STJ                  : USA - TX     2003 C
   St.James Episcopal Church 
FREDERICK - C                 : USA - MD     2004 C
   Calvary United Methodist Church 
NEW YORK - TC/2               : USA - NY     2006 F
   Trinity Parish Church (Episcopal)
NEW YORK - TC/2               : USA - NY     2016 E
   Trinity Parish Church (Episcopal)
Complete list of Taylor foundry output.

 

Whitechapel, London, England

Older bells carry the name Mears & Stainbank
PHILADELPHIA - CC             : USA - PA     1754 F  ring*
   Christ Church (Episcopal) 
CHARLESTON - STMI             : USA - SC     1764 C
   St.Michael's Episcopal Church 
PITTSBURGH - SPC              : USA - PA     1814 F*
   Southminster Presbyterian Church 
   * back 6 cast for another site
TORONTO - STJA/2              : CANADA - ON  1828*F
   The Bells of Old York
   Lower belfry 
   St.James Cathedral 
   * made for St.James Church, Jamaica Road, 
     Bermondsey (SE London), England
QUÉBEC - HT                   : CANADA - QU  1830 C
   La Cathedrale Episcopale de la 
     Sainte-Trinité 
PHILADELPHIA - CC             : USA - PA     1835 R  ring*
   Christ Church (Episcopal) 
BURLINGTON                    : USA - NJ     1865 C
   Central tower 
   St.Mary's Episcopal Church
CHARLESTON - STMI             : USA - SC     1866 R
   St.Michael's Episcopal Church 
PHILADELPHIA - STMKL          : USA - PA     1878*C
   St.Mark's Episcopal Church 
   (first 4 bells in 1876)
BOSTON - CA                   : USA - MA     1901 C
   Church of the Advent (Episcopal)
GROTON                        : USA - MA     1901 F
   St.John's Chapel 
   Groton School 
CHICAGO - MT                  : USA - IL     1908 C
   Mitchell Tower 
   University of Chicago 
HINGHAM                       : USA - MA     1912 C
   Hingham Memorial Bell Tower
WATERTOWN - PIB               : USA - MA     1912 C
   Perkins Institute for the Blind 
ATLANTA - STL                 : USA - GA     1924*F
   Robert C. Alston II Memorial Bell Tower
   St.Luke's Episcopal Church 
   * made for St.Helen's Church, 
     Escrick, Yorkshire, England
KENT                          : USA - CT     1931 C
   St.Joseph's Chapel 
   Kent School 
PITTSBURGH - SPC              : USA - PA     1934 I* ring
   Southminster Presbyterian Church 
   * middle 2 cast for another site
VICTORIA - CCC                : CANADA - BC  1936 F
   Christ Church Cathedral 
MISSION CITY                  : CANADA - BC  1956 C
   Pfitzer Memorial Bell Tower 
   Westminster Abbey (St.Joseph's) 
GROTON                        : USA - MA     1961 E
   St.John's Chapel 
   Groton School 
WASHINGTON - NC/2             : USA - DC     1964 C
   Upper belfry 
   Gloria in Excelsis Tower 
   National Cathedral 
NORTHAMPTON - 2               : USA - MA     1968 C
   Mendenhall Center for the Performing Arts 
   Smith College 
BREWSTER                      : USA - NY     1973 C
   St.Cuthbert's Chapel
   Melrose School (Episcopal)
WASHINGTON - PO               : USA - DC     1976 C
   Congress Bells
   Old Post Office Tower 
   Nancy Hanks Center 
HENDERSONVILLE                : USA - NC     1978 C
   Patton Memorial Tower
   St.James' Episcopal Church 
PHILADELPHIA - STMTF/2        : USA - PA     1980 C
   Church of St.Martin-in-the-Fields 
KALAMAZOO - KC                : USA - MI     1983 C
   Stetson Chapel 
   Kalamazoo College 
VICTORIA - CCC                : CANADA - BC  1983 E
   Christ Church Cathedral 
MIAMI - T                     : USA - FL     1984 C
   The Patterson Memorial Bells
   Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 
LITTLE ROCK - TEC             : USA - AR     1988 C
   Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 
RIVERSIDE                     : USA - IL     1991*?
   St.Paul's Episcopal Church 
   * year of installation here; 
     individual bells variously dated
CHARLESTON - STMI             : USA - SC     1993 T
   St.Michael's Episcopal Church 
NASHOTAH                      : USA - WI     1995 C
   Nashotah House Theological Seminary
   (in storage) 
SULLIVAN'S ISLAND             : USA - SC     1995 C
   Stella Maris RC Church 
MARIETTA - STJ                : USA - GA     1996 C
   St.James' Episcopal Church 
TORONTO - STJA/2              : CANADA - ON  1996 E
   The Bells of Old York
   Lower belfry 
   St.James Cathedral 
CHARLESTON - G                : USA - SC     1999 E
   Columbarium tower 
   Grace Episcopal Church 
PITTSBURGH - SPC              : USA - PA     2000 E*
   Southminster Presbyterian Church 
   * 2 trebles cast for this site
HOUSTON - STP/2               : USA - TX     2001 C
   Lower belfry 
   St.Paul's United Methodist Church 
AUGUSTA - GS                  : USA - GA     2004 C
   Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal)
SEWANEE - 2                   : USA - TN     2004 C
   Bentley Bells
   Breslin Tower 
   Convocation Hall 
   The University of the South 
HOUSTON - PM/2                : USA - TX     2005 C
   Lower belfry 
   Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church 
BIRMINGHAM - STP              : USA - AL     2006 C
   Family Life Center
   Cathedral of St.Paul (RC)
ORLEANS                       : USA - MA     2008 C
   Church of The Transfiguration
   The Community of Jesus (Benedictine)
   to be installed in 2009
SHREVEPORT - STM              : USA - LA     2009 C  chime/ring
   St.Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
     (was St.Mark's Church until 1991)
ALEXANDRIA                    : USA - VA     2014 C
   Immanuel Chapel
   Virginia Theological Seminary
ROCHESTER - A                 : USA - NY     2015 C
   Church of the Ascension (Episcopal)
Complete list of Whitechapel foundry output.

 

Warner, England

CHARLESTON - G                : USA - SC     1883*F
   Columbarium tower 
   Grace Episcopal Church 
   * cast for St.Mary Magdalene Church,
     Enfield, Middlesex, England
QUÉBEC - B                    : CANADA - QU  1885 C
   The St.Matthew's Bell Tower
   (was part of St.Matthew's Church)
Complete list of Warner foundry output.

 

Miscellaneous founders, not listed above

One instance each; in order by year.
BOSTON - CC                   : USA - MA     1744 C
   Christ Church ("Old North"; Episcopal) 
   by Abel Rudhall, Gloucester, England
HONOLULU - STA                : USA - HI     1812*C
   St.Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral 
   * cast for St.Alkmund's Church,
     Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England,
     by John Briant
VANCOUVER - HR                : CANADA - BC  1906 E
   Holy Rosary Cathedral
   by Llewellins & James, Avonmouth, Bristol, England 
   (Castle Green Foundry) 
NEW HAVEN - YU/2              : USA - CT     2017 C  ring
   Pauli Murray Residential College
   Yale University
   foundry not yet known
Complete list of miscellaneous foundry output.


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