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The church inventory dated sixteenth August 1637, taken from the Archdeacons Catalogue, “Visitation of Upton 1637” (County Records Office, County Hall Aylesbury Bucks).

States “four bells and repairs to be made to the belfry stairs”.

Early pictures of the church show a tall tower shrouded in ivy.

In 1846 the ivy’s trunk was recorded as being nearly three feet thick, implying that it must have been of great age.

They are now hung on the south wall of the new aisle. Mary`s in 1837 and placed in the new church, in 1876 they were set up in the tower.