St. Matthew's Harwell, Oxon

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Death of Harry Wells
Harry died on 5th January 2012. There is to be a memorial service in Harwell Church on Friday 20th January at 2.30pm with a private cremation beforehand.

Harry was Harwell Tower captain from 1978 to 1982, click here for a list of tower captains.


Death of Doug Jordan
There will be a Thanksgiving service for the life of Doug Jordan at St Matthews, Harwell, at 2pm on Wednesday, 27th May 2009. There will be open ringing from 1:00pm, with a service touch at 1:50pm.

Doug Jordan, tower captain here for many years died suddenly on 10 May 2009.
He had been a ringer in Harwell for over 65 years when he reached the age of 80 in November 2002; then he resigned as tower captain but remained a church warden until his death, officiating with his usual cheerfulness at a wedding on 9 May.

Harwell Bell rope Pulley Guides
Following the belfry inspection in March, 'Whites of Appleton' told us that the bell rope pulley wheels need to be replaced; the cost will be about 2000. Harwell ringers are planning fundraising events:


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