Welcome to the website of
John Richard Norris

Bell ringer, Austin 7 enthusiast, canal boater
and amateur historian

Front page last updated: 2 October 2018


Information on this website includes the author’s:-



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  design of mini-dumbbell. [A publicity Flier is available in PDF format.]




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  ‘mini-ring’: The Wickham Ring.




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  Notes on The development of bell wheels.





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  Notes on When a bell strikes?
  (of rather limited general interest;
  basic ringing knowledge assumed.)



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  Bell ringing program Stringing which is designed to generate bell
  ringing changes on RISC OS (e.g. Acorn) computers.




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  Guide to
  The Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal





The 1793 Brecon & Abergavenny Canal Act


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  History of
  The Brecon & Abergavenny Canal


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  The Canal Celebrations of 1812





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  Notes on
  Holy Trinity Church, Hurstpierpoint (11Mb pdf file)

  and on
  The Church Bells of Hurstpierpoint (7.4Mb pdf file)



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