History and Archive Workgroup

The history of bellringers & bellringing - Articles

Articles produced by Workgroup members

History & Archive Workgroup members are always looking into ways of sharing information and advice.

Our aim is to make biographic and related information about ringers easily accessible to historians and to interested ringers. We do this mainly by acquiring or discovering information about the lives and achievements of ringers who contributed to the Exercise and publishing Biographic records (over 950 and rising) on the website.

This may sound like a lot of work but it often isn't when you get started.

The following two pieces by John Harrison share some helpful and encouraging messages in published articles.


Ringing biographies - past, present and future? - Published in The Ringing World 14 Jan 2022.


Advice for anyone interested in researching the lives of ringers - Feb 2019.

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