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Peals at Chertsey

Peals at Chertsey

St Peter’s with All Saints, CHERTSEY, Surrey PEALS Compiled by Malcolm S Loveday, Tower Captain, February 2005 Analysis of Peals Notable Peals Notable peals are a) number 10, Grandsire Triples, rung in 1920, being the first peal rung by a local band, and b) number 24, rung in 1988, Chertsey Surprise Major which is a […]

Clock and Carillon Handbook

Clock and Carillon Handbook

This web page is provided for those who wish to know the full details of how our church clock and carillon work and are maintained in daily use. It is presented in three sections Introduction to Church Equipment Handbook St. Peter’s Church Clock Handbook St. Peter’s Church “Carillon” (Drum Chime) Handbook Church Equipment Handbook – Introduction As […]

Chertsey’s Tower

Chertsey’s Tower

The tower was built as part of the original church in the early 1300’s. The nave of the church was rebuilt in the period 1806-1810, however, apart from some strengthening work, the tower and chancel are more or less original. Popular tradition ascribes the founding of the parish church to John de Rutherwyk, abbot of Chertsey 1306-1347, […]

History of the church

History of the church

St. Peter’s Church (north side) History and Guide. The Porches You enter by the South Porch which was erected as part of the rebuilding of 1806.   The stone came from Chobham Heath and from other local sources.  The stair case leads to the South Gallery, which once ran the whole length of the church and […]

Chertsey Abbey

Chertsey Abbey

The Benedictine Abbey of St. Peter, Chertsey Chertsey Abbey was founded in AD 666 by Frithuwold, Viceroy of Surrey, which was then ruled by Wulfhere, King of Mercia under a the following Royal charter: + Regnante domino nostro Jhesu Christo in perpetuum . Ego Wlfarius rex Mercianorum . largiente domino et omnibus sanctis ejus omnes […]

Chertsey Abbey Charters

Chertsey Abbey Charters

Sources   S 69 A.D. 666 x 675. Wulfhere, king of Mercia, to the church of St Peter, Chertsey; confirmation of grants of land by Frithuwold, subregulus, and Eorcenwold. Latin. + Regnante domino nostro Jhesu Christo in perpetuum . Ego Wlfarius rex Mercianorum . largiente domino et omnibus sanctis ejus omnes terras quas Fritheuualdus subregulus et beatus […]

Chertsey’s Bells

Chertsey’s Bells

There are eight bells, the tenor weighing approximately one ton. The treble, second and tenor are inscribed by G. Mears and dated 1859, but the tenor, cast in 1670 by Bryan(?) Eldridge of Chertsey (maybe in itself a recasting of an earlier Chertsey Abbey bell), was recast by Mears at the expense of Angela Burdett-Coutts, of the […]

Church officers for 2018-9

Church officers for 2018-9

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