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Bellringers for the 1953 Coronation

The Bells of St Nicholas rang out

Bellringers photographed at the West door of St Nicholas Church, 2 June 1953. Credit: Copy of photo posted by Steve Gledhill

Standing in the back row, from left to right:

George Curl, Roland Newson, Albert Dockerill, Fred Jacklin (Captain), Dennis Cotte

Seated in front, from left to right:

Leslie Coburn, William Hill, Amy Coburn, Sidney Shadlott, Arthur Day (Tower secretary).

Each of the St Nicholas bell ringers was given a small bell to commemorate the coronation.

Commemorative bell given to each bell-ringer. Credit: Graham Dockerill – scanned from Old Harpenden FB


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