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Date: 2014
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6192
Description: The contribution of South Africa to the allied cause in the Great War, and the sacrifice of so many lives of the White and Coloured populations, is memorialised on bells of the Cape Town carillon, on ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2013
Language: English
Type: Book review
Identifier: vital:6160
Description: The Hereford DGBR was founded in 1886, mainly at the instigation of two clergymen within the diocese: Rev G. M.Custance of Colwall and Prebendary W. H. Phillott, who was sometime incumbent of Staunton ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2013
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6162
Description: In 1962 John moved south to Johannesburg, but that bustling city held few attractions for him and he moved further south, to the cathedral city of Grahamstown. Grahamstown, with its nineteenth century ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2013
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6193
Description: [From Conclusion] The Swansea & Brecon Guild owes its foundation largely to the interest of the first Bishop of the Diocese: Edward Bevan, in bells, ringers and ringing. The first peal for the Guild w ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2012
Language: English
Type: Book review
Identifier: vital:6161
Description: Convicts, Coon Songs, Fairy bells, coach and four grey horses, bubonic plague, ' dirty' Boers, Sarie Marais, Ballarat, Melbourne, Colombo, harem skirt, and handbells. All feature in this wonderful, fa ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2012
Language: English
Type: Book chapter
Identifier: vital:6159
Description: The production and tuning of church bells is described before attention is paid to Henry Williams, the Glasbury bellfounder who died in 1722, and his bells. The bells of TP, his apparent successor are ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2011
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6712
Description: Four major climato-environmental phases have been identified in the Eastern Cape, Plettenberg Bay-Knysna region and Little Karoo between somewhat before ~ 40 000 cal. a BP and the present: the Birnam ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2010
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6191
Description: This paper discusses the development of change ringing in eastern Breconshire before the start of the First World War in 19 14, with special reference to peal ringing at Glasbury. Since the men who ra ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2009
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6189
Description: Five years of planning, fund raising and hard work came to fruition in November 2008 when Africa's newest ring of bells was dedicated, bringing the first part of the Jo'burg Project to a successful co ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2009
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6190
Description: Born in Lewes, Sussex, Jimmy Riadore came to South Africa in 1958. Organs, bells and clocks have been the focus of his life, and he has tuned, built, repaired and restored them all over southern Afric ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2008
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6711
Description: This article outlines the major climatic conditions that have occurred in the Eastern Cape over the last 40 000 years. They have been dated using radiocarbon analyses. Changes that are older than 40 0 ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2008
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6700
Description: Palaeoenvironmental evidence indicative of former climatic conditions in the Eastern and adjoining Western Cape during the last ~ 45 000 yr is presented and summarised. Interstadial conditions began b ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6701
Description: We present the first marine reservoir age and ∆R determination for the island of St. Helena using marine mollusk radiocarbon dates obtained from an historical context of known age. This represents the ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2008
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6186
Description: During the early Twentieth Century, many gifted British clergy came to South Africa. They must have felt optimistic that many rings of bells would soon be installed in their adopted country. South Afr ... More
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Authors: Lewis, Colin A
Date: 2008
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: vital:6187
Description: The founding meeting of the South African Guild was held in Grahamstown during the first weekend of July 1988. Dedication of the bells and new frame at Grahamstown cathedral marked the completion of t ... More
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