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Mears and Stainbank

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of 32 and 34, Whitechapel Road, London, E., Church Bell Founders

1865 Successor to Charles and George Mears in the Whitechapel Bell Foundry

1873 Master founder was Robert Stainbank

1881 Succeeded in a libel action against Sir Edmund Beckett concerning the casting of the bell Big Ben[1]

1914 Principal: Arthur Hughes.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 06, 1881