Saundby
St Martin

Bells

The tower contains a ring of five bells hung in wooden frame, Elphick type Z, Pickford Group 6.A. by Hawley of Penistone in 1889, remodelled and extended in 1994.

  Inscription Size Weight
1

GOD SAVE THE CHVRCH 1605

25.25" 2.3.21 cwt
2

IESVS BE OVR SPEED 1620

26.5" 3.3.25 cwt
3

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28" 4.1.18 cwt
4

huius sci rchardi

29.75" 4.2.18 cwt
5

GOD SAVE THE CHVRCH 1638

31.75" 5.1.25 cwt

The treble (1) is from Oxton church and replaced a clock bell formerly on the roof of the tower (now moved to Mattersey); the second (2) is possibly by William Oldfield of Doncaster; the third (3) is a bell by Taylors of Loughborough of 1889 which replaced an old bell (details not known); the fourth (4) is by the Seliok family and was probably cast after 1504; the tenor (5) is the work of George I Oldfield of Nottingham.