Ecclesfield Handbell Ringers, 1960
Scroll the mousewheel to zoom
There has been handbell ringing in Ecclesfield certainly from about 1880 when Thomas Kitson formed a family team. Then in 1904 Mr Hirst, landlord of the Greyhound Inn, bought a set of 68 handbells and with a group of friends formed the Ecclesfield Handbell Ringers. In 1924 they bought a new set of 170 handbells. Girls were recruited for the first time in 1945 and in this photograph taken in 1960 Winnie Lester and Eileen Taylor represent the fairer sex.
|Archiving Reference Number||K/426/a/G CHGA|
|Contributor/s||Original from Conrad Gregory|
|Date Donated to the EDA||1st October 2016|
Sorry this item cannot be purchased.