Details of the Bells
1. + CAST BY SUBSCRIPTION TO THE GLORY OF GOD 1822 TAYLOR FECIT OXFORD
Diameter 25 in.
2. GOD SAVE THE KING 1633 #
Diameter 26 in.
3. IH’S, NAZARENUS REX : IVDEORUM FILI : DEI MISERERE : MEI 1633 #
The S in IH’S is reversed, as it is wherever Watts used this inscription!
Diameter 28 in.
4. IN ONORE THOMÆ WILKINSON 1633 #
Diameter 30 in.
5. + TAYLOR & SONS FOUNDERS OXFORD FEB. 9. 1822 T : EARL C : WARDEN + +
Diameter 34 in.
Weight of this bell is
6 cwt. 0 qrs and 3 lbs or 306.2 kg. It sounds the note B.
# This symbol represents the shield comprising three bells and a crown that was used by Hugh Watts (II) of Leicester, founder of these three bells.