Founders of the World's Finest Bells

The Denison Mears Bequest

Denison Mears was the son of Gwendoline, the daughter of John William Taylor Junior. Denison died in 2018 and left a bequest in his will of £55,500 which will be used towards the £1 million matched funding needed to release the major grant from The Heritage Lottery Fund for the restoration and development of the […]

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The Great Peter of York arriving at York Cathedral.

For the Enthusiast

Taylor Bell Foundry has probably cast more large bells than any other bell foundry in the history of bell founding. Unlike some other English Bell Founders, who contracted out the casting of large bells whilst putting their name on them, all the bell we list have been cast in Taylor's own foundry.