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

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

The 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.


Address:1307 Sturt Street, St Peter's Anglican Church, Ballarat, 3350
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.560269
Long: 143.840412
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:01-February-1897
Actual Event End Date:01-February-1897


Front Inscription

Erected to commemorate the ringing of 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,    4 J. Pattison  
2 C. Fleay           5 H. Sandberg  
3  W. Strick         6 T. Biddle conductor

on Feby. 1st 1897, Time 2 hours 56 minutes

Rev F. Slaney Poole, Vicar

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au