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St Andrew's Church

East end of George Street

LATER TO BECOME
St Andrew's & St George's Church

NOW
St Andrew's & St George's West Church

 

1.

Engravings

19th Century

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  George Street  -  St Andrew's Church and the Melville Monument

Modern Athens - 1829

Looking towards St Andrew Square

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  St ANdrew's Church in George Street

Old & New Edinburgh - 1890

From across George Street

 

2.

Removing the Bells from the Steeple

2003

St Andrew's & St George's Church   -   September 2003   -   Removing the Bells - 1

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St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 2

2

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 3

3

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 4

4

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 5

5

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 6

6

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 7

7

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 8

8

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 9

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St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 10

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2a.

Altered Images

using Photoshop

St Anderew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Building Scaffolding before Removing the Bells

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St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 12

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 St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003   -  Removing the Bells - 13

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St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  September 2003  -  Removing the Bells - 14

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3.

Clock and Clock Winder

George Street

1993

The clock at St Andrew's  & St George's Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Clock

The clockwinder, winding the clock at St ANdrew's & St George's Church

Clock Winding

 

Clock Winding

NOTE:  The clock was converted to electric drive, possibly around 2004, so the services of the Edinburgh Clock Winder, about every few days are now no longer needed.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  October 8, 2014

 

4.

Bell Ropes and Bell Tunes

1994

Ropes for chiming the bells in St Andrew's & St George's church

Bell Ropes - zoom-out

St ANdrew's & St George's Church  -  Ropes for chiming the bells

Bell Ropes

 St Andrew's & St George's church  -  Ropes for chiming the bells  -  zoom-in (left)

Zoom-in (left)

St Andrew's & St George's Church at the East End of George Street  -  Striking the Bells  -  zoom-in (right)

Zoom-in (right)

Restoring the Bells

A Bells Restoration Appeal has been launched [September 2004] to raise 120,000 to complete the restoration of the eight bells from St Andrew's and St George's Church.  These were originally cast in 1788.  The aim is to have the bells ringing again by 2005.

 

5.

Return Visit to the Church

October 2014

Looking down on the Bells and Bell Wheels in the tower of St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Looking down on
Bells and Bell Wheels

Bell Wheels and Clock Face in the tower of St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Bell Wheels and Clock Face

Bell, rehung in the tower of St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Bell

Fisheye View:  Bells, Bell Wheels, Clock Faces, Ladder and Staircase, in the tower of St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Fisheye View

Bell Wheels and Clock Faces,
Ladder and Staircase

Bell Ropes and Staircases, in the tower of St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Bell Ropes and Staircases

Bell Ropes and Staircases, in the tower of St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Bell Ropes and Staircases

Fisheye view:  Bell Ropes and Staircases, in the tower of St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Fisheye View

Bell Ropes and Staircases

Lilies and Stained Glass Window,  St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Lilies + Stained Glass Window

Organ Pipes and Church Entrance,  St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Organ Pipes + Church Entrance

Church Interior,  St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Church Interior

Fisheye view:  Church Interior,  St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Fisheye View

Church Interior

The Tower of  St Andrew's and St George's West Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Church Tower

St Andrew's and St George's West Church and Standard Life Investments' Offices, George Street, Edinburgh

Church and
Standard Life Investments Offices, 

 

6.

Change Ringers + Bells

November 2014

St Andrew's & St George's West Church  -  Commemorative Board for the Change Ringers

Change Ringers' Commemorative Notice

St Andrew's & St George's West Church  -  Ten change ringers take a break

Change Ringers at Rest

St Andrew's & St George's West Church  -  Looking down on the Change Ringers

Fisheye View

Change Ringers with their Ropes

St Andrew's & St George's West Church  -  Looking down on the Change Ringers (zoom-in)

Change Ringers with their Ropes  -  zoom-in

St Andrew's & St George's West Church  -  Bells at Rest

Bells at Rest

St Andrew's & St George's West Church  -  Bells begin to rotate

Bells begin to swing

St Andrew's & St George's West Church  -  Bells in Motion

Bells in Motion

 

Bell-ringing in Scotland:   Scottish Association of Change Ringers web site.

Story -  St Andrew's & St George's Church

 

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks