Founders of the World's Finest Bells

England's Newest Female Bell Founder

There have been several instances of female bell founders in England over the centuries. Now Taylor's have added to the list with Mary Barrass, who normally works in the office. Mary poured the metal for each of the new ring of eight bells recently cast for Moresby, Cumbria. The photo shows Mary, far right, casting one of the bells.

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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.