Early Society Peals

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Leading

Ringers

Alan Regin 2157 (70 as C)
Derek E Sibson 1777 (1555 as C)
Simon J Davies 1305 (6 as C)
E Jane Sibson 1214 (1 as C)
Ian R Fielding 1185 (678 as C)
Graham A Duke 1137 (154 as C)
Ian G Campbell 1127 (1 as C)
Richard M Hobbs 1018 (125 as C)
John P Loveless 988 (469 as C)
Shirley E McGill 885 (1 as C)

Conductors

Derek E Sibson 1555
Ian R Fielding 678
Stephen A Wheeler 511
John P Loveless 469
Roger Baldwin 261
George Newson 227
Ian Roulstone 204
Graham A Duke 154
Dennis Beresford 150
Stanley Jenner 131

Towers

Shoreditch, St Leonard 986
Spitalfields, Christ Church 218
Westminster, St Martin in the Fields 118
Watford, 15 Harford Drive 86
Trumpington, St Mary & Michael 85
Barton Seagrave, St Botolph 74
Edmonton, All Saints 71
West Ham, All Saints 62
Highgate, St Anne 60
Hackney, St John 51

Methods

Spliced Surprise Major 987
Bristol Surprise Major 679
Surprise Minor 332
Grandsire Triples 296
London Surprise Major 290
Yorkshire Surprise Major 244
Stedman Cinques 240
Plain Bob Major 212
Bristol Surprise Maximus 209
Kent Treble Bob Major 196

City of London, Cripplegate
St Giles
Tuesday, 3 December 1850 in 3hrs 52mins (37-1-7)
5280 Stedman Cinques

  1. Charles Goozee (C)
  2. Thomas Britten
  3. Thomas Powell
  4. John Fairbairn
  5. Jeremiah Miller
  6. John Sharman
  7. Robert Perry
  8. Henry Wheeler
  9. George Marriott
  10. Robert Jameson
  11. William Golding
  12. George Hand
Peal No: 379

Pimlico, Middlesex
St Barnabas
Monday, 26 May 1851 in 3hrs 0mins (19-3-7)
5079 Stedman Caters

  1. Charles Goozee (C)
  2. Jeremiah Miller
  3. Thomas Powell
  4. John Stevens
  5. Robert Perry
  6. John Sharman
  7. George Marriott
  8. Thomas Michael
  9. William Golding
  10. George Hand

First peal on the new bells

Peal No: 380

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Friday, 26 December 1851 in 3hrs 11mins (22)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Henry W Haley

  1. John Stevens
  2. Emanuel Stokes
  3. James Hewitt
  4. Jeremiah Miller
  5. Thomas Burton
  6. Henry W Haley (C)
  7. Henry Wheeler
  8. Thomas Curle
Peal No: 381

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 12 February 1852 in 3hrs 32mins (22)
5184 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry W Haley

  1. William H Burwash
  2. Jeremiah Miller
  3. Emanuel Stokes
  4. Thomas Britten
  5. Henry W Haley (C)
  6. John J Whiting
  7. John Howe
  8. Henry Wheeler
Peal No: 382

Bermondsey, Surrey
St James
Monday, 8 November 1852 in 3hrs 21mins (25-1-9)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by Henry W Haley

  1. John Stevens
  2. Emanuel Stokes
  3. John Fairbairn
  4. Jeremiah Miller
  5. Thomas Burton
  6. Henry W Haley (C)
  7. Edward Bartell
  8. Henry Wheeler
  9. John William Kitson
  10. John Howe
Peal No: 383

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 9 December 1852 in 3hrs 5mins (22)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. John Stevens
  2. Jeremiah Miller
  3. Emanuel Stokes
  4. Edward Bartell
  5. Thomas Burton
  6. Henry W Haley (C)
  7. John William Kitson
  8. John Howe
Peal No: 384

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 14 April 1853 in 3hrs 3mins (22)
5040 Stedman Triples

  1. John Cox (C)
  2. William H Burwash
  3. John Stevens
  4. Thomas Britten
  5. Edward Sawyer
  6. Thomas Powell
  7. Cornelius Andrew
  8. John Howe
Peal No: 385

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Monday, 9 May 1853 in 3hrs 6mins (22)
5040 Stedman Triples

  1. John Cox (C)
  2. Jeremiah Miller
  3. Emanuel Stokes
  4. Thomas Britten
  5. Henry Boswell
  6. John William Kitson
  7. John Howe
  8. William Antill
Peal No: 386

The Three Kings, Clerkenwell Close
London EC1R 0DY
Monday, 19 December 1853 in 2hrs 40mins ()
5040 Stedman Triples
240 bobs 2 singles

  1. 1–2John Cox (C)
  2. 3–4Thomas Powell
  3. 5–6Henry W Haley
  4. 7–8Thomas Britten

Transcribe: The above peal contained 240 bobs and 2 singles and was rung in the presents of several Members of the Society of Collage Youths being the first time a peal of this intricate method was ever accomplished upon the Hand bells and was conducted by Mr Cox.

Peal No: 387

Westminster, Middlesex
St Martin in the Fields
Tuesday, 3 January 1854 in 3hrs 56mins (30-1-20)
5151 Stedman Cinques
Composed by John Cox

  1. John Cox (C)
  2. Thomas Britten
  3. John Fairbairn
  4. Thomas Powell
  5. Jeremiah Miller
  6. Cornelius Andrew
  7. Emanuel Stokes
  8. Edward Sawyer
  9. Henry Wheeler
  10. John Howe
  11. John William Kitson
  12. George Hand
Peal No: 388

Westminster, Middlesex
St Clement Danes
Wednesday, 18 January 1854 in 4hrs 46mins (24)
7023 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Cox

  1. John Cox (C)
  2. Cornelius Andrew
  3. James Hewitt
  4. Thomas Powell
  5. Jeremiah Miller
  6. Emanuel Stokes
  7. John Howe
  8. John William Kitson
  9. Edward Sawyer
  10. George Hand
Peal No: 389

The Three Kings, Clerkenwell Close
London EC1R 0DY
Thursday, 22 June 1854 in 2hrs 35mins ()
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. 1–2John William Kitson
  2. 3–4John Cox (C)
  3. 5–6Thomas Powell
  4. 7–8John Fairbairn

First peal of Holt's Original on Hand bells. Umpires: Cornelius Andrew and Emanuel Stokes

Peal No: 390

The York Arms, Shipyard
Strand, London WC2
Thursday, 4 January 1855 in 2hrs 55mins ()
5000 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Cox

  1. 1–2John Cox (C)
  2. 3–4Thomas Powell
  3. 5–6Jeremiah Miller
  4. 7–8John William Kitson
  5. 9–10John Fairbairn
Peal No: 391

Boulevard Bonne Nouvelle, Paris
France
Sunday, 15 July 1855 in 2hrs 35mins ()
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
10 part

  1. 1–2Edward Sawyer
  2. 3–4John Cox (C)
  3. 5–6Cornelius Andrew
  4. 7–8George R Banks

First Society peal on mainland Europe

Peal No: 392

Battersea, Surrey
St Mary
Monday, 24 March 1856 in 2hrs 43mins (13-2-24)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. William Antill
  2. John Nelms (C)
  3. Robert Methringham
  4. Jeremiah Miller
  5. Henry Booth
  6. Peter Cook
  7. William Green
  8. William Coppage
Peal No: 393

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 17 July 1856 in 3hrs 5mins (22)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. William Coppage
  2. William Green (C)
  3. Jeremiah Miller
  4. Peter Cook
  5. John Nelms
  6. Robert Rose
  7. William Antill
  8. George Morris
Peal No: 394

Waltham Abbey, Essex
Holy Cross & S Lawrence
Monday, 4 August 1856 in 2hrs 57mins (19)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. William Caw
  2. George Shury
  3. William Green
  4. Peter Cook
  5. John Carr
  6. Robert Rose
  7. John Nelms (C)
  8. George Morris
Peal No: 395

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Friday, 17 April 1857 in 3hrs 26mins (23-3-6)
5079 Stedman Caters

  1. William H Burwash (C)
  2. John Fairbairn
  3. Charles Wilson
  4. Charles Randall
  5. Thomas Michael
  6. Richard Turner
  7. Edmund Giles
  8. William Ludford
  9. George A Frost
  10. John Norman
Peal No: 396

Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 1 June 1857 in 2hrs 49mins (21-2-0)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. Richard Pittman
  2. Joseph W Cattle
  3. John Rogers
  4. John Nelms (C)
  5. Peter Cook
  6. Robert Rose
  7. William Antill
  8. George Morris

The above peal was the first ever rung on the Bells

Peal No: 397

Waltham Abbey, Essex

Saturday, 24 October 1857 in 3hrs 3mins ()
5000 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Cox

  1. 1–2John Cox (C)
  2. 3–4John Nelms
  3. 5–6Thomas Powell
  4. 7–8John Rogers
  5. 9–10John Howe
Peal No: 398

Punch Bowl, 1 Hemlock Court, Carey Street
St Clement Danes
Sunday, 15 November 1857 in 2hrs 38mins ()
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. 1–2Henry Booth
  2. 3–4John Nelms (C)
  3. 5–6John Cox
  4. 7–8William Antill
Peal No: 399

Holborn, Middlesex
St Andrew
Thursday, 26 November 1857 in 3hrs 16mins (26)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by John Cox

  1. Peter Coote
  2. William Christfield
  3. John Cox (C)
  4. Jeremiah Miller
  5. John Rogers
  6. George Marriott
  7. John Nelms
  8. Henry Booth
Peal No: 400

Holborn, Middlesex
St Giles in the Fields
Saturday, 12 December 1857 in 2hrs 54mins (14-0-16)
5040 Stedman Triples

  1. John Cox
  2. Robert Rose
  3. William Christfield
  4. John Nelms (C)
  5. Henry Booth
  6. John Rogers
  7. William Antill
  8. Thomas Rogers
Peal No: 401

City of London, Cripplegate
St Giles
Tuesday, 22 December 1857 in 3hrs 20mins (37-1-7)
5001 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Cox

  1. John Cox (C)
  2. Robert Rose
  3. William Christfield
  4. Jeremiah Miller
  5. John Rogers
  6. Peter Coote
  7. John Nelms
  8. Henry Booth
  9. William Antill
  10. John Beirton
Peal No: 402

Punch Bowl, 1 Hemlock Court, Carey Street
St Clement Danes
Sunday, 17 January 1858 in 2hrs 35mins ()
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. 1–2Henry Booth (C)
  2. 3–4John Cox
  3. 5–6John Rogers
  4. 7–8William Christfield
Peal No: 403

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 21 January 1858 in 2hrs 56mins (22)
5040 Stedman Triples

  1. John Cox (C)
  2. Robert Rose
  3. Henry Booth
  4. William Christfield
  5. Peter Coote
  6. John Rogers
  7. William Antill
  8. George Morris
Peal No: 404

Southwark, Surrey
Christ Church
Sunday, 24 January 1858 in 3hrs 48mins ()
5040 Stedman Triples

  1. John Cox
  2. William Christfield
  3. Robert Rose
  4. Henry Booth
  5. John Rogers
  6. John Nelms (C)
  7. William Antill
  8. Frederick W Brown
Peal No: 405

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 4 March 1858 in 3hrs 0mins (22)
5024 Grandsire Major
Composed by Henry Booth

  1. Frederick W Brown
  2. Peter Coote
  3. Henry Booth (C)
  4. William Christfield
  5. John Nelms
  6. John Howe
  7. William Antill
  8. John Rogers
Peal No: 406

Westminster, Middlesex
St Clement Danes
Monday, 22 March 1858 in 3hrs 18mins (24)
5001 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Nelms

  1. John Nelms (C)
  2. Robert Rose
  3. William Christfield
  4. Henry Booth
  5. Jeremiah Miller
  6. Peter Coote
  7. George Marriott
  8. John Rogers
  9. William Antill
  10. Frederick W Brown
Peal No: 407

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
St Mary
Monday, 5 April 1858 in 3hrs 10mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. Jeremiah Miller
  2. William Christfield
  3. John Cornish
  4. William Farrance
  5. Henry Booth (C)
  6. Henry Partridge
  7. John Rogers
  8. George Marriott
Peal No: 408

City of London,
St Sepulchre without Newgate
Tuesday, 5 October 1858 in 3hrs 30mins (28-2-16)
5003 Grandsire Caters
Composed by John Nelms

  1. Frederick W Brown
  2. William Christfield
  3. John Nelms (C)
  4. Henry Booth
  5. Peter Coote
  6. Robert Rose
  7. George Marriott
  8. John Rogers
  9. William Antill
  10. George R Banks

Rung with the bells muffled. In memory of Mr Charles Goozee late of the College Youth Society

Peal No: 409

Kensington, Middlesex
St Mary Abbots
Saturday, 20 November 1858 in 2hrs 53mins (31)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. George James
  2. Robert Rose
  3. Robert J James
  4. John Nelms (C)
  5. Charles Wilson
  6. Henry Driver
  7. John Rogers
  8. Henry Booth
Peal No: 410

Bow, Middlesex
St Mary at Bow
Monday, 31 January 1859 in 3hrs 25mins ()
5376 Kent Treble Bob Major

  1. George Woolf
  2. John Rogers
  3. William Christfield
  4. Jeremiah Miller
  5. John Nelms
  6. John Howe
  7. George Marriott
  8. Henry Booth (C)
Peal No: 411

Bow, Middlesex
St Mary at Bow
Monday, 14 March 1859 in 3hrs 5mins ()
5040 Grandsire Triples
182 bobs 58 singles

  1. John Wheatley
  2. George Woolf
  3. Edward Langton
  4. George Throp
  5. James Clark
  6. Henry Booth (C)
  7. Peter Coote
  8. John Hicks
Peal No: 412

Waltham Abbey, Essex
Holy Cross & S Lawrence
Tuesday, 23 October 1860 in 3hrs 2mins (19)
5040 Stedman Triples

  1. John Cox (C)
  2. William Carr
  3. Jeremiah Miller
  4. Thomas Powell
  5. John Carr
  6. Charles Wilson
  7. John Howe
  8. John Hilton
Peal No: 413

Pimlico, Middlesex
St Barnabas
Sunday, 18 May 1862 in 3hrs 27mins (19-3-7)
5050 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Nelms

  1. John Nelms (C)
  2. John Rogers
  3. Jeremiah Miller
  4. Emanuel Stokes
  5. Robert Rose
  6. Charles Wilson
  7. George Marriott
  8. John Howe
  9. William Antill
  10. Edward BowdlerFrederick W Brown
Peal No: 414

Westminster, Middlesex
St Martin in the Fields
Monday, 10 November 1862 in 3hrs 28mins (30-1-20)
5050 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Nelms

  1. John Nelms (C)
  2. Emanuel Stokes
  3. John Rogers
  4. Jeremiah Miller
  5. Robert Rose
  6. Peter Coote
  7. George Marriott
  8. Charles Wilson
  9. William Antill
  10. George Morris

This peal was rang in the honor of HRH The Prince of Wales attaining his majority

Peal No: 415

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 19 February 1863 in 3hrs 10mins (22)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Jeremiah Miller
Three Part

  1. Emanuel Stokes
  2. John Rogers
  3. John Cox
  4. Jeremiah Miller (C)
  5. George Marriott
  6. John Nelms
  7. Peter Coote
  8. John Howe
Peal No: 416

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Sunday, 10 January 1864 in 2hrs 57mins (22)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
10 part

  1. William Baron
  2. Isaac Rogers
  3. John Nelms (C)
  4. Peter Coote
  5. John Rogers
  6. Henry Swain
  7. William Hoverd
  8. John Bissmire

The above peal was rung in celebration of the Birth of a Royal Prince

Peal No: 417

Westminster, Middlesex
St Clement Danes
Tuesday, 19 January 1864 in 3hrs 27mins (24)
5003 Grandsire Caters
Composed by John Nelms

  1. Isaac Rogers
  2. Emanuel Stokes
  3. John Nelms (C)
  4. Peter Coote
  5. Henry Swain
  6. William Hoverd
  7. Robert Rose
  8. Charles Wilson
  9. John Rogers
  10. William Baron
Peal No: 418

Lambeth, Surrey
St Mary
Wednesday, 27 January 1864 in 3hrs 1min (16)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt

  1. Edward Bowdler
  2. John Nelms (C)
  3. Isaac Rogers
  4. Charles Wilson
  5. William Hoverd
  6. John Rogers
  7. Henry Swain
  8. William Baron
Peal No: 419

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Tuesday, 29 March 1864 in 3hrs 5mins (22)
5040 Grandsire Triples
194 bobs 46 singles

  1. Robert Richardson
  2. George Turl
  3. Henry Swain
  4. William Hoverd
  5. John Rogers
  6. George Marriott (C)
  7. William Hinton
  8. John Jenkins
Peal No: 420