Index to carillons and chimes by Whitechapel

The Whitechapel foundry has provided bells for various carillons and chimes throughout the world.  See the bottom of this page for contact information and historical notes.

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.

NOTE:   Rings cast for places in the British Isles are not listed here unless they belong to an institution that also has a carillon or chime..


Whitechapel, London, England

Older bells carry various names: Mears & Stainbank, C & G Mears, Thomas Mears, Mears & Chapman, Pack & Chapman, Lester & Pack
PHILADELPHIA - CC             : USA - PA     1754 F  ring*
   Christ Church (Episcopal) 
   bells by Lester & Pack
CHARLESTON - STMI             : USA - SC     1764 C  ring
   St.Michael's Episcopal Church 
NEW YORK - TC/1               : USA - NY     1797 F (ring)chime
   Trinity Parish Church (Episcopal) 
     (sometimes called Holy Trinity) 
SYDNEY - STP                  : AUSTRALIA    1794 C (chime)
   St.Philip's Anglican Church
PITTSBURGH - SPC              : USA - PA     1814 F* ring
   Southminster Presbyterian Church 
   * back 6 cast for another site
TORONTO - STJA/2              : CANADA - ON  1828*F  ring
   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  ring
   La Cathedrale Episcopale de la 
     Sainte-Trinité 
   bells by Thomas Mears II
(UNKNOWN)                     : TRINIDAD     1830 C  chime
   Catholic Church
Lincoln                       : England      1835 -  great
   Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary
PHILADELPHIA - CC             : USA - PA     1835 R  ring*
   Christ Church (Episcopal) 
MONTREAL - ND                 : CANADA - QU  1843 C  chime
   Notre-Dame Basilica 
PHILADELPHIA - STP            : USA - PA     1843 C  ring*
   St.Peter's Episcopal Church 
Montreal                      : CANADA - QU  1843 - (great)
   Notre-Dame Basilica
SYDNEY - STM                  : AUSTRALIA    1843 C (ring)
   Central tower
   St.Mary's Cathedral Basilica
NEW YORK - TC/1               : USA - NY     1845 R (ring)chime
   Trinity Parish Church (Episcopal) 
     (sometimes called Holy Trinity) 
York                          : England      1845 - (great)
   York Minster
HOBART - HT                   : AUSTRALIA    1846 C  ring
   Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
   (was Holy Trinity Anglican Church)
Montreal                      : CANADA - QU  1847 -  great
   Notre-Dame Basilica
NEW YORK - TC/1               : USA - NY     1849 I chime
   Trinity Parish Church (Episcopal) 
     (sometimes called Holy Trinity) 
FREDERICTON - CCC             : CANADA - NB  1852 C  (ring) 
   Christ Church Cathedral 
Westminster                   : England      1856 -  great
   "Big Ben" (replacement)
   Clock Tower
   Houses of Parliament
SYDNEY - STP                  : AUSTRALIA    1858 R  ring
   St.Philip's Anglican Church
NEW WESTMINSTER               : CANADA - BC  1861 C  [ring]
   Holy Trinity Cathedral
BURLINGTON                    : USA - NJ     1865 C  ring
   Central tower 
   St.Mary's Episcopal Church
CHARLESTON - STMI             : USA - SC     1866 R  ring
   St.Michael's Episcopal Church 
GEELONG                       : AUSTRALIA    1867 C  ring
   Church of St.Paul
BALLARAT - TH/1               : AUSTRALIA    1869 C  ring
   Alfred Memorial Bells
   Town Hall
BALLARAT - TH/2               : AUSTRALIA    1869 C  chime
   Town Hall
MADRAS (CHENNAI)              : INDIA        1871 C  chime
   St.George's Cathedral
   (Church of South India; was Anglican)
   Church
BENDIGO                       : AUSTRALIA    1873 C  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Paul
HIGH BEACH                    : ENGLAND -ES  1873 C  chime
   Church of the Holy Innocents
PHILADELPHIA - STMKL          : USA - PA     1878*C  ring
   St.Mark's Episcopal Church 
   (first 4 bells in 1876)
NEWTOWN                       : AUSTRALIA    1880 C  chimola
   St.Stephen's Anglican Church
   hemispherical bells
PORT OF SPAIN - HT            : TRINIDAD     1880 C  chime
   Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity (Anglican) 
SYDNEY - STM                  : AUSTRALIA    1882 R (ring)
   Central tower
   St.Mary's Cathedral Basilica
SAINT JOHN - T                : CANADA - NB  1882 F  chime
   Trinity Anglican Church 
MELBOURNE - STJ               : AUSTRALIA    1885 C  ring
   St.James' Old Cathedral
MARYBOROUGH                   : AUSTRALIA    1888 C  ring
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
SYDNEY - STP                  : AUSTRALIA    1888 I  ring/chime
   St.Philip's Anglican Church
MELBOURNE - STPC              : AUSTRALIA    1889 C  ring
   St.Paul's Cathedral (Anglican)
PHILADELPHIA - STMTF/1        : USA - PA     1889 C  chime
   Upper belfry
   The Episcopal Church of 
     St.Martin-in-the-Fields 
BALLARAT - STP                : AUSTRALIA    1892 C  ring
   St.Peter's Anglican Church
PHILADELPHIA - STMY           : USA - PA     1895 C  chime
   St.Mary's-at-the-Cathedral Episcopal Church 
   made for St.Matthew's Episcopal Church
CAMDEN                        : AUSTRALIA    1896 C  chime
   St.John's Anglican Church
SYDNEY - STP                  : AUSTRALIA    1898 E  ring/chime
   St.Philip's Anglican Church
BOSTON - CA                   : USA - MA     1901 C  ring
   Church of the Advent (Episcopal)
GROTON                        : USA - MA     1901 F  ring
   St.John's Chapel 
   Groton School 
LIKOMA ISLAND                 : MALAWI       1906 C  chimola
   St.Peter's Cathedral
OAKVILLE                      : CANADA - ON  1906 C  chime
   St.Jude's Anglican Church 
OTTAWA - AS                   : CANADA - ON  1907 C  chime
   All Saints Anglican Church 
WANGANUI                      : NEW ZEALAND  1908 C  chimola
   Whanganui Regional Museum
CHICAGO - MT                  : USA - IL     1908 C  ring
   Mitchell Tower 
   University of Chicago 
MONTREAL - STPA               : CANADA - QU  1910 C  chime
   St.Patrick's Basilica
WINNIPEG - STL                : CANADA - MB  1910 C  chime
   St.Luke's Anglican Church 
HINGHAM                       : USA - MA     1912 C  ring
   Hingham Memorial Bell Tower
WATERTOWN - PIB               : USA - MA     1912 C  ring
   Perkins Institute for the Blind 
PITTSBURGH - FB               : USA - PA     1913 C  chimola
   First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh (ABC)
CALCUTTA (KOLKATA) - STM      : INDIA        1914 C  chimola
   St.Mary's Mission
BRANTFORD                     : CANADA - ON  1915 C  chime
   Grace Anglican Church
MIDDLETOWN -- WU              : USA - CT     1918 F  trad*
   South College Building
   Wesleyan University 
TOWNSVILLE                    : AUSTRALIA    1920 C  chime
   Sacred Heart Cathedral
GAWLER                        : AUSTRALIA    1921 C  chimola
   St.George's Anglican Church
   hemispherical bells
DARLING POINT                 : AUSTRALIA    1924 E  ring
   Church of St.Mark (Anglican)
ATLANTA - STL                 : USA - GA     1924*F  ring
   Robert C. Alston II Memorial Bell Tower
   St.Luke's Episcopal Church 
   * made for St.Helen's Church, 
     Escrick, Yorkshire, England,
     by Mears & Stainbank
MOUNT HERMON                  : USA - MA     1924 C (chime)
   Northfield Mount Hermon School 
   relocated from East Northfield in 2008
OSHAWA                        : CANADA - ON  1924 C  chime
   The Carswell Memorial Chime
   Memorial Tower 
   St.George's Memorial Anglican Church 
MELBOURNE - T                 : AUSTRALIA    1927 E  chime
   St.John's Anglican Church
REGINA - KM                   : CANADA - SK  1927 C  chime
   Darke Memorial Chimes
   Knox-Metropolitan United Church 
   (was Metropolitan Methodist Church)
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE - BJ      : ENGLAND -TW  1930 C  chime
   SS.James & Basil Parish Church 
KENT                          : USA - CT     1931 C  ring
   St.Joseph's Chapel 
   Kent School 
KHARTOUM                      : SUDAN        1931 C [chime]
   All Saints' Anglican Cathedral (old) 
HAMILTON - CCK                : CANADA - ON  1933 C  trad
   Cathedral of Christ the King (RC)
Valleyfield                   : CANADA - QU  1933 -  great
   Basilique-Cathédrale Sainte-Cécile
GOLDERS GREEN                 : ENGLAND -NW  1932 C  chime
   St.Alban Martyr and St.Michael Church 
BECONTREE                     : ENGLAND -ES  1933 C  chime
   St.Alban Parish Church 
PITTSBURGH - SPC              : USA - PA     1934 I* ring
   Southminster Presbyterian Church 
   * middle 2 cast for another site
VICTORIA - CCC                : CANADA - BC  1936 F  ring
   Christ Church Cathedral 
Liverpool                     : England      1938 -  great
   Cathedral Church of Christ
Beauport-Gifford              : CANADA - QU  1946 -  great
   Parish church
DUNDEE                        : SCOTLAND-AN  1948 C  chime
   St.Andrews Church 
KILMARNOCK                    : SCOTLAND-AY  1950 C  trad
   St.Andrew's & St.Marnock's Parish Church 
     (Church of Scotland) 
OLIVER                        : CANADA - BC  1952 C  chime
   St.Edward the Confessor Anglican Church
DUNFERMLINE                   : SCOTLAND-FI  1953 I  non-trad*
   Dunfermline Abbey 
MISSION CITY                  : CANADA - BC  1956 C  ring
   Pfitzer Memorial Bell Tower 
   Westminster Abbey (St.Joseph's) 
POOLE                         : ENGLAND -DO  1957 C  chime
   The Transfiguration Parish Church 
HOUNSLOW                      : ENGLAND -MD  1959 C  chime
   Holy Trinity Parish Church 
MONTEGO BAY                   : JAMAICA      1959 C  chime
   St.James Parish Church (Anglican) 
Ampleforth                    : England      1961 -  great
   Ampleforth College and Abbey
GROTON                        : USA - MA     1961 E  ring
   St.John's Chapel 
   Groton School 
HARARE                        : ZIMBABWE     1961 C  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Mary & All Saints 
Kwe Kwe                       : ZIMBABWE     1961 F  ring
   St.Luke's Church
DALSTON - SMY                 : ENGLAND -E   1963 C  chime
   Saint Mary's Catholic Church
LEE                           : ENGLAND -SE  1963 C  chime
   St.Margaret Parish Church
BENDIGO                       : AUSTRALIA    1964 R  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Paul
LONDON - FM                   : ENGLAND -W   1964 C  chime
   Fortnum & Mason 
WASHINGTON - NC/2             : USA - DC     1964 C  ring
   Upper belfry 
   Gloria in Excelsis Tower 
   National Cathedral 
Liverpool                     : England      1966 -  great
   Liverpool Cathedral (RC)
MIDDLETOWN -- WU              : USA - CT     1966 E  trad*
   South College Building
   Wesleyan University 
NORTHAMPTON - 2               : USA - MA     1968 C  ring
   Mendenhall Center for the Performing Arts 
   Smith College 
WEST HARTFORD                 : USA - CT     1969 F  trad
   Gordon Stearns Memorial Carillon
   First Church of Christ, Congregational 
SANTA MONICA - STA            : USA - CA     1970 C  chime
   St.Augustine by-the-Sea Church 
AUCKLAND - STM                : NEW ZEALAND  1972 R  ring
   Church of St.Matthew-in-the-City
DUNFERMLINE                   : SCOTLAND-FI  1972 I  non-trad*
   Dunfermline Abbey 
BREWSTER                      : USA - NY     1973 C  ring
   St.Cuthbert's Chapel
   Melrose School (Episcopal)
DUNEDIN - F                   : NEW ZEALAND  1973 C  ring/chime
   First Church of Otago
PARRAMATTA - AS               : AUSTRALIA    1974 E  ring
   All Saints' Anglican Church
PARRAMATTA - K                : AUSTRALIA    1974 C  chime
   Chapel
   The King's School
LUBBOCK - TTU                 : USA - TX     1974 F  trad*
   Charles & Georgia Robertson Baird Memorial Carillon
   Administration Building
   Texas Tech University 
   cast for, and inscribed as by,
   Van Bergen Bellfoundries, Inc.
Kwe Kwe                       : ZIMBABWE     1975 E  ring
   St.Luke's Church
KIAMA                         : AUSTRALIA    1976 C  chime
   Christ Church (Anglican)
Philadelphia                  : USA - PA     1976 -  great
   Bicentennial Bell
   Independence Park Visitor's Center Tower
WASHINGTON - PO               : USA - DC     1976 C  ring
   Congress Bells
   Old Post Office Tower 
   Nancy Hanks Center 
HENDERSONVILLE                : USA - NC     1978 C  ring
   Patton Memorial Tower 
   St.James' Episcopal Church 
CAPE TOWN - STG               : S AFRICA     1979 C  ring
   St.George's Cathedral 
NASHVILLE - STG               : USA - TN     198? C  chime
   St.George's Episcopal Church 
JOHANNESBURG/P                : S AFRICA     1980 C  ring
   St.George Anglican Church 
PHILADELPHIA - STMTF/2        : USA - PA     1980 C  ring
   Lower belfry
   The Episcopal Church of 
     St.Martin-in-the-Fields 
LONDON - WBF                  : ENGLAND -E   1981 C  chime
   Whitechapel Bell Foundry
PERTH - S                     : AUSTRALIA    1982 C  non-trad
   "Carillon City" shopping mall
KALAMAZOO - KC                : USA - MI     1983 C  ring
   Stetson Chapel 
   Kalamazoo College 
VICTORIA - CCC                : CANADA - BC  1983 E  ring
   Christ Church Cathedral 
MIAMI - T                     : USA - FL     1984 C  ring
   The Patterson Memorial Bells
   Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 
SYDNEY - CC                   : AUSTRALIA    1984 E  ring
   Christ Church, St.Laurence
THE WOODLANDS                 : USA - TX     1984*C  [chime]
   Trinity Episcopal Church 
   * year of installation here; bells cast years earlier
     for St.Michael & All Angels, Blackburn, Lancashire
ROTTNEST ISLAND               : AUSTRALIA    1985 C  chime
   Holy Trinity Catholic Church
SYDNEY - STM                  : AUSTRALIA    1985 E  ring
   Central tower
   St.Mary's Cathedral Basilica
WEST HARTFORD                 : USA - CT     1985 E  trad
   Gordon Stearns Memorial Carillon
   First Church of Christ, Congregational 
YORK                          : AUSTRALIA    1985 C  ring
   Holy Trinity Church
BRISBANE - STJ                : AUSTRALIA    1987 I  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.John (Anglican)
LITTLE ROCK - TEC             : USA - AR     1988 C  ring
   Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 
MELBOURNE - STPI              : AUSTRALIA    1989 C  ring
   St.Pius X Church (RC)
LINCOLN - FP/1                : USA - NE     1990 E  trad
   Tower carillon
   First-Plymouth Congregational Church 
RIVERSIDE                     : USA - IL     1991*?  ring
   St.Paul's Episcopal Church 
   * year of installation here; 
     individual bells variously dated
ALBURY                        : AUSTRALIA    1992 E  ring/chime
   St.Matthew's Church
LLANDAFF                      : WALES  - SG  1992 R  chime
   Cathedral Church of SS. Peter and Paul 
     with Teilo, Dyfrig and Euddogwy
CHARLESTON - STMI             : USA - SC     1993 T  ring
   St.Michael's Episcopal Church 
ADELAIDE - STF                : AUSTRALIA    1994 E  ring
   St.Francis Xavier Cathedral
SULLIVAN'S ISLAND             : USA - SC     1994 C  ring
   Stella Maris RC Church 
MOSMAN PARK                   : AUSTRALIA    1995 E  ring
   Chapel of St.Hilda of Whitby
   St.Hilda's Anglican School for Girls
NASHOTAH                      : USA - WI     1995 C  ring
   Nashotah House Theological Seminary
   (in storage) 
ARMIDALE                      : AUSTRALIA    1996 C  ring
   St.Peter's Cathedral (Anglican)
ROCKINGHAM                    : AUSTRALIA    1996 E  ring
   Rockingham Centre (Civic Centre)
GRAHAMSTOWN                   : S AFRICA     1996 E  ring
   Cathedral Church of SS.Michael & George
MARIETTA - STJ                : USA - GA     1996 C  ring
   St.James' Episcopal Church 
TORONTO - STJA/2              : CANADA - ON  1996 E  ring
   Lower belfry 
   St.James Cathedral 
WELLINGTON - WM               : NEW ZEALAND  1996 E  trad
   National War Memorial Carillon
   National War Memorial
MANDURAH                      : AUSTRALIA    1997 E  ring
   Christ's Church (Anglican)
WAGGA WAGGA                   : AUSTRALIA    1997 E  ring
   St.John's Anglican Church
CHARLESTON - G                : USA - SC     1999 E  ring
   Columbarium tower 
   Grace Episcopal Church 
PITTSBURGH - SPC              : USA - PA     2000 E* ring
   Southminster Presbyterian Church 
   * 2 trebles cast for this site
HOUSTON - STP/2               : USA - TX     2001 C  ring
   Lower belfry 
   St.Paul's United Methodist Church 
SYDNEY - STP                  : AUSTRALIA    2001 R  ring/chime
   St.Philip's Anglican Church
LISMORE - STA                 : AUSTRALIA    2003 E  ring
   St.Andrew's Church
SYDNEY - U                    : AUSTRALIA    2003 R  trad
   Clocktower
   Main Building
   University of Sydney
AUGUSTA - GS                  : USA - GA     2004 C  ring
   Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal)
SEWANEE - 2                   : USA - TN     2004 C  ring
   Bentley Bells
   Breslin Tower 
   Convocation Hall 
   The University of the South 
ORANGE                        : AUSTRALIA    2005 E  ring
   Holy Trinity Anglican Church
HOUSTON - PM/1                : USA - TX     2005 E  chime
   Upper belfry 
   Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church
HOUSTON - PM/2                : USA - TX     2005 C  ring
   Lower belfry 
   Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church 
NEW YORK - RC                 : USA - NY     2005 R  trad
   Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon
   Riverside Church (interdenominational: ABC/UCC) 
BIRMINGHAM - STP              : USA - AL     2006 C  ring
   Family Life Center
   Cathedral of St.Paul (RC)
BRISBANE - STJ                : AUSTRALIA    2008 E  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.John (Anglican)
MERCERSBURG                   : USA - PA     2008 E  trad
   The Henry Bucher Swoope Carillon
   Barker Tower 
   Chapel 
   Mercersburg Academy 
ORLEANS                       : USA - MA     2008 C  ring
   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)
London                        : England      2012 -  great
   Olympic Stadium
   cast by Eijsbouts under subcontract from Whitechapel
ALEXANDRIA                    : USA - VA     2014 C  ring
   Immanuel Chapel
   Virginia Theological Seminary
ROCHESTER - A                 : USA - NY     2015 C  ring
   Church of the Ascension (Episcopal)

Contact:

   Whitechapel Bell Foundry
   32/34 Whitechapel Road
   London E1 1DY
   England
   
   Tel:  020 7247 2599
   Fax:  020 7375 1979
   E:    bells@whitechapelbellfoundry.co.uk

The foundry has a Website which provides further information about its current operations and its history.  This is the oldest continuously operating business of any kind in England.

Bill Hibbert has written up the Whitechapel foundry history, which includes the names of all the bellfounders who have operated it.


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This index page was built from the database on 02-Jul-01 and last revised on 7-Sep-16.

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