John Warner & Sons

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John Warner and Sons was a Bellfoundry in various locations in the UK.[1]

Notable Bells[edit]

Warners cast some notable bells including the clock chime at the Houses of Parliament at their foundry in Cripplegate. The larger Big Ben was cast at Norton, near Stockton-on-Tees but later had to be re-cast by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry.[2] In 1913, Warners cast the peal of 12 bells at Chelmsford Cathedral, the heaviest weighing 34cwt and sounds note C.

They made bells for churches all around the world. In the western hemisphere, the bell at All Saints Chapel of Ease in the parish of St. Peter, Barbados was also done by this foundry.

The first set of bells in New Zealand, at St Peter's Anglican Church Wellington, were made by John Warner & Sons.

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