St.Patrick's Catholic Church
   Bramhall Avenue at Grand Street
   Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 40.71426, W 74.07250
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   St.Patrick's Rectory
   492 Bramhall Avenue
   Jersey City, NJ  07304-2729
   T: (201)332-8600   F: (201)324-3919
   - or -
   Fr. Eugene (Gene) Squeo




   Includes one bell (maybe the largest)
   by Meneely/Watervliet, date unknown.
   Previous report of these bells being
   sold was in error.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1922
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy (except for 1)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005


The church Website did not respond (2 July 2010).

Photo and descriptive article

Old photo and history; 13 [?] bells are a memorial to 19 soldiers from the parish who died in WW I.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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.


   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/07/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/01/14

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