The Bells of St. Benedict’s Church, Glinton
The six bells installed in the church were founded and installed in 1799 by Thomas Osborn, a well-known bell-founder from Downham Market. The weights of the bells and the inscriptions on each bell are as follows:-
1) 5cwt 2 qtr The Lord to praise, my voice I’ll raise T. Osborn Founder 1799
2) 6cwt 6lb Peace and good neighborhood Thomas Osborn Fecit 1799
3) 7cwt 1qtr 8lb Give no offence to the Church Thomas Osborn Founder Downham Norfolk 1799
4) 8cwt 2qtr 16lb Our voices shall with joyful sound make hills and valleys eccho round.
5) 11cwt 2lb Edmund and George Webster Churchwardens. Thos Osborn Founder Downham Norfolk 1799
6) 14cwt 3qtr 9lb John Scott did pay for me. One hundred pounds and odd money. Thomas Osborn Founder 1799
The tenor (6) is tuned to the key of E
All spelling is as on bells!