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Bell Ringing : 29-March-2013
Bell Ringing : 29-March-2013

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A plaque commemorates the bell ringing of a peal of 5040 changes for the first time in Australia in February 1897.   This was repeated in 1953 to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Location

Address:1309 Sturt Street, St. Peter's Anglican Church, Ballarat, 3350
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.560276
Long: 143.840426
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:01-February-1897
Actual Event End Date:01-February-1897

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected to commemorate the ringing og peal of 5040 changes for first time in Australia in Oxford Treble Bob, Oxford Delight, Violet, Bob Minor, New London Pleasure, Oxford Bob and Kent Treble Bob.

1. J. Thomsett, 2 C. Fleay  3  W. Strick  4 J. Pattison  5 H. Sandberg  6 T. Biddle conductor on Feby. 1st 1897, Time 2 hours 56 minutes

Rev F. Slaney Poole, Vicar

Source: MA
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