image of Our Lady Help of Christians, Palmerston

First five bells

Five bells for Palmerston, NT

Five bells for Palmerston, at Taylor's Bellfoundry, with the second still to be cast. Photo provided by Ron Shepherd 3 December 2021

The bell frame

Frame for Palmerston, NT

Frame for Palmerston (NT) stored in Ron's carport

From the news item Ron's Workshop.


This tower is 17 km from the centre of Darwin. It was paid for by the Catholic Women’s League of Australia and finished in 1990. It has never had a bell. The tower is very strong and meets all the strength requirements for cyclonic conditions. It is hoped to install a light ring of six bells with a tenor of approx. 2.5 cwt. The project has located three bells so far.

Ron Shepherd, April 2021

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