History and Archive Workgroup

The history of bellringers & bellringing - Ringing Periodicals






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Ringing periodicals provide most of the research content regarding ringers and ringing. The search facility here will open a pdf copy of an individual issue.

Local newspapers, annual reports and newsletters of societies are also becoming available in digital form and links to them will be set up as that process proceeds.

DVDs containing searchable pdf files, each covering a year’s issues of The Ringing World, plus index are available from Library Publications

An invaluable source of information for research into ringers, ringing, towers, associations and much more.

1971-2000: £19, free p&p

2001-2018: £20, free p&p

The Ringing World offers a USB drive Containing digital (PDF) issues of The Ringing World 1911–2011, presented as combined annual files. This comes in a special wooden case.

Available via BellBoard for £25

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