St.George's Anglican Church
   Place du Canada
   Peel Street at rue de la Gauchetière
   Montréal, Québec, Canada
   LL: N 45.49770, W 73.56913
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   St.George's Church
   1101, rue Stanley
   Montréal, QC  H3B 2S6
   T: (514)866-7113   F: (514)866-6096


   Manually on Saturday afternoons,
   by sexton or assistant;
   from electric keyboard for services.


   Donated by Mr.A.F.Gault; added semitone
   is flat 7th; original Ellacombe rack
   in the tower is functional but disused.
   Clock chimes and mechanical drum player
   have been silent for many years.
   Electric keyboard within the church.
   For the tubular chime which was here
   originally (given by same donor), see

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1901
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Auxiliary mechanisms: LnMnQn
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

The church Website has an extensive history with details of the chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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.

Why this chime was a milestone in North American chime history (1901).

Index to all tower bell instruments in QU.

   This page was built from the database on  3-Mar-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/02/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/02/25

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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