Early Society Peals

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Leading

Ringers

Alan Regin 2208 (70 as C)
Derek E Sibson 1775 (1553 as C)
Simon J Davies 1306 (6 as C)
E Jane Sibson 1212 (1 as C)
Ian R Fielding 1199 (683 as C)
Graham A Duke 1158 (159 as C)
Ian G Campbell 1151 (1 as C)
Richard M Hobbs 1026 (129 as C)
John P Loveless 1015 (475 as C)
Shirley E McGill 933 (1 as C)

Conductors

Derek E Sibson 1553
Ian R Fielding 683
Stephen A Wheeler 511
John P Loveless 475
Roger Baldwin 274
George Newson 227
Ian Roulstone 213
Graham A Duke 159
Dennis Beresford 150
Stanley Jenner 136

Towers

Shoreditch, St Leonard 995
Spitalfields, Christ Church 223
Westminster, St Martin in the Fields 118
Watford, 15 Harford Drive 99
Trumpington, St Mary & Michael 84
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 1011
Bristol Surprise Major 691
Surprise Minor 351
London Surprise Major 299
Grandsire Triples 296
Yorkshire Surprise Major 254
Stedman Cinques 244
Bristol Surprise Maximus 223
Plain Bob Major 212
Kent Treble Bob Major 196

Westminster, Middlesex
St Martin in the Fields
Saturday, 11 May 1889 in 3hrs 40mins (30-1-20)
5002 Stedman Cinques
Composed by George Newson

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. John Rogers
  3. Benjamin Foskett
  4. James Hannington
  5. Arthur R Jacob
  6. Henry Dains
  7. James W Trappitt
  8. Henry Swain
  9. Harry Randall
  10. George Welling
  11. Henry A Hopkins
  12. Hugh T Scarlett

The ringing room is illuminated by electric light upon the Edison principle, and this is thought to be the first peal ever accomplished by this agent of lighting.

Peal No: 757

Pinner, Middlesex
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 13 July 1889 in 3hrs 8mins (18)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thomas Thurstans

  1. Benjamin Foskett
  2. Arthur R Jacob
  3. Alfred C Fussell
  4. Henry Swain
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. William H Fussell
  7. George Newson (C)
  8. William H Manning
Peal No: 758

Westminster, Middlesex
St Stephen
Saturday, 20 July 1889 in 3hrs 14mins (23)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry Hubbard

  1. Henry A Hopkins
  2. Henry Dains
  3. James Hannington
  4. Henry Swain
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. Thomas Titchener
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 759

Holborn, Middlesex
St Giles in the Fields
Saturday, 3 August 1889 in 3hrs 8mins (14-0-16)
5008 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. James Page
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. Henry Swain
  4. Edward F Cole
  5. Thomas Titchener
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 760

Pimlico, Middlesex
St Barnabas
Monday, 5 August 1889 in 3hrs 27mins (19-3-7)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Ackland J Perkins
  3. Nathan J Pitstow
  4. Benjamin Foskett
  5. Thomas Titchener
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. Henry A Hopkins
  9. William Baron
  10. Frederick Pitstow
Peal No: 761

Ashtead, Surrey
St Giles
Saturday, 24 August 1889 in 3hrs 3mins (12-3-26)
5008 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. James Page
  2. Henry Swain
  3. Thomas Titchener
  4. Benjamin Foskett
  5. Edward F Cole
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 762

Long Melford, Suffolk
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 21 September 1889 in 3hrs 14mins (15-0-18)
5056 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Arthur R Jacob
  3. Edward F Cole
  4. Samuel Slater
  5. Henry Duce
  6. Frederick Wells
  7. Percy Charles S Scott
  8. Oliver T Garwood
Peal No: 763

Foxearth, Essex
SS Peter & Paul
Tuesday, 24 September 1889 in 2hrs 44mins (7-0-17 )
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Samuel Slater
  3. Walter P Gridley
  4. Frederick Wells
  5. Edward F Cole
  6. Robert Mingay
  7. George Maxim
  8. Arthur R Jacob
Peal No: 764

Acton, Middlesex
St Mary
Wednesday, 27 November 1889 in 2hrs 56mins (13)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. Arthur P Fenwick
  2. Alfred C Fussell
  3. William Wilder
  4. William Fenwick
  5. George Trinder
  6. George Newson (C)
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. E Gould
Peal No: 765

Rotherhithe, Surrey
SS Mary & Paul
Saturday, 30 November 1889 in 3hrs 6mins (10-2-5)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Hubbard

  1. Arthur R Jacob (C)
  2. James Page
  3. Thomas Titchener
  4. Thomas Taylor
  5. Henry Swain
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. Benjamin Foskett
  8. George Newson
Peal No: 766

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 14 December 1889 in 3hrs 17mins (24-3-7)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Henry Dains
  2. Thomas Titchener
  3. Edward F Cole
  4. Albert Pittam
  5. Thomas Card
  6. John Barber
  7. Arthur R Jacob (C)
  8. George Newson
Peal No: 767

Highgate, Middlesex
St Anne
Saturday, 21 December 1889 in 2hrs 55mins (12-3-21)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Henry Dains
  2. James Page
  3. Edward F Cole
  4. Thomas Card
  5. Thomas Titchener
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 768

Foxearth, Essex
SS Peter & Paul
Tuesday, 7 January 1890 in 2hrs 53mins (7-0-17 )
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by William Hudson

  1. Samuel Slater (C)
  2. Walter P Gridley
  3. Frederick Wells
  4. John Lee
  5. Robert Mingay
  6. George Maxim
  7. George Maxim
  8. Oliver T Garwood
Peal No: 769

Highgate, Middlesex
St Anne
Tuesday, 7 January 1890 in 2hrs 47mins (12-3-21)
5040 Stedman Triples
Reverend H Earle Bulwer
No 10

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Henry Dains
  3. Edward F Cole
  4. Albert Pittam
  5. Arthur R Jacob
  6. Benjamin Foskett
  7. Thomas Titchener
  8. Henry Tyler
Peal No: 770

Fulham, Middlesex
All Saints
Saturday, 1 February 1890 in 3hrs 10mins (18-2-22)
5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by Joseph Riley

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Arthur R Jacob
  3. Benjamin Foskett
  4. Edward F Cole
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. George Williams
  7. Thomas Titchener
  8. George Welling
  9. William Baron
  10. Henry A Hopkins
Peal No: 771

Camberwell, Surrey
St Giles
Saturday, 15 February 1890 in 3hrs 16mins (23)
5050 Stedman Caters
Composed by George Newson

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Charles E Malim
  3. Arthur R Jacob
  4. Benjamin Foskett
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. Edward F Cole
  7. William W Thorne
  8. Albert E Church
  9. Hugh T Scarlett
  10. James Barrett
Peal No: 772

City of London,
St Sepulchre without Newgate
Saturday, 29 March 1890 in 3hrs 26mins (28-2-16)
5003 Grandsire Caters
Composed by John Rogers

  1. John Rogers (C)
  2. William Lally
  3. Walter Partington
  4. John Nelms
  5. Thomas Card
  6. James Hannington
  7. Benjamin Foskett
  8. Albert E Church
  9. Hugh T Scarlett
  10. Edward Chapman
Peal No: 773

Brentwood, Essex
St Thomas
Monday, 7 April 1890 in 3hrs 25mins (18-1-15)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by George Newson

  1. James Priest
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. Arthur R Jacob
  4. Edward F Cole
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. John Barber
  7. Hugh T Scarlett
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 774

Battersea, Surrey
St Mary
Tuesday, 8 April 1890 in 2hrs 49mins (13-2-24)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. Thomas W Comley
  2. Harry T Vivash
  3. Henry A Hopkins
  4. Santley Baker
  5. Frederick J Pitts
  6. William Baron (C)
  7. William W Thorne
  8. George Chesterman
Peal No: 775

Lee, Kent
St Margaret
Saturday, 19 April 1890 in 2hrs 51mins (14-1-13)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Reverend H Earle Bulwer

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Thomas G Deal
  3. Benjamin Foskett
  4. Albert Pittam
  5. William W Thorne
  6. Edward F Cole
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. John Crowder
Peal No: 776

Holborn, Middlesex
St Giles in the Fields
Monday, 28 April 1890 in 3hrs 8mins (14-0-16)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Henry Dains (C)
  2. John Staples
  3. William W Thorne
  4. Edward F Cole
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. John Barber
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson
Peal No: 777

Uxbridge, Middlesex
St Andrew
Saturday, 3 May 1890 in 3hrs 8mins (13-1-25)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Alfred H Andrews
  2. Charles E Malim
  3. Benjamin Foskett
  4. Arthur R Jacob
  5. Alfred C Fussell
  6. Henry A Hopkins
  7. John Barber
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 778

Highgate, Middlesex
St Anne
Tuesday, 6 May 1890 in 2hrs 55mins (12-3-21)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Benjamin Foskett
  2. George Newson
  3. James Hannington (C)
  4. Albert Pittam
  5. Thomas Titchener
  6. John Barber
  7. George Griffin
  8. Edward Chapman
Peal No: 779

Kensington, Middlesex
St Mary Abbots
Saturday, 17 May 1890 in 3hrs 30mins (31)
5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. James Priest
  2. John Rogers
  3. William Baron
  4. James Hannington
  5. William W Thorne
  6. Henry Swain
  7. Henry Dains
  8. Arthur R Jacob
  9. Henry A Hopkins
  10. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 780

Aldenham, Hertfordshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 14 June 1890 in 3hrs 2mins (15)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by George Newson

  1. Arthur R Jacob
  2. James Hannington
  3. Edward F Cole
  4. Henry A Hopkins
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. John Barber
  7. William Short
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 781

Warnham, Sussex
St Margaret
Sunday, 6 July 1890 in 3hrs 0mins (14)
5056 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Henry Dains
  2. George Williams
  3. Edwin Jordan
  4. Harry Weston
  5. Edward F Cole
  6. Edward Moses
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 782

Wood Green, Essex
St Michael
Saturday, 19 July 1890 in 2hrs 45mins (9-0-12)
5040 Minor
7 methods: One extent each of College Single, Oxford Bob, Canterbury Pleasure, Plain Bob, Kent Treble Bob, Oxford Treble Bob and Grandsire Minor

  1. Ernest T Edridge
  2. Hugh T Scarlett
  3. Thomas Titchener
  4. Charles H Martin
  5. William Short (C)
  6. John Barber

First peal on the bells

Peal No: 783

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
St Mary
Saturday, 2 August 1890 in 2hrs 51mins (16-0-21)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. William Leader
  2. William Wilder
  3. Frank V H Sinkins
  4. William H Fussell
  5. Alfred C Fussell
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. George Newson (C)
  8. Arthur R Jacob

First peal on the bells

Peal No: 784

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
St Mary
Monday, 4 August 1890 in 2hrs 58mins (16-0-21)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by George Newson

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. William Baron
  3. Arthur R Jacob
  4. Alfred C Fussell
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. William H Fussell
  7. Henry Dains
  8. Henry A Hopkins
Peal No: 785

Acton, Middlesex
St Mary
Wednesday, 10 September 1890 in 3hrs 0mins (13)
5008 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by George Newson

  1. Alfred C Fussell
  2. William H Fussell
  3. Charles E Malim
  4. Henry Dains
  5. Benjamin Foskett
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 786

Slough, Buckinghamshire
St Mary
Saturday, 13 September 1890 in 3hrs 0mins (9)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. George Ilsley
  2. George Newson (C)
  3. Alfred C Fussell
  4. William Fenwick
  5. William Trinder
  6. William Wilder
  7. Alfred H Andrews
  8. James Perryman
Peal No: 787

Fareham, Hampshire
SS Peter & Paul
Saturday, 20 September 1890 in 2hrs 55mins (11-2-27)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Arthur A Fuller
  2. John W Whiting
  3. George Grafham
  4. James E Warren
  5. Frederick Hill
  6. Henry White
  7. Harry Weston
  8. George Williams (C)
Peal No: 788

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 11 October 1890 in 3hrs 4mins (24-3-7)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
10 part

  1. Jesse Puplet
  2. William Short (C)
  3. Charles W Tucker
  4. Charles H Martin
  5. Ernest T Edridge
  6. Francis Carroway
  7. John Barber
  8. Herbert Chapman
Peal No: 789

Chelsea, Middlesex
St Luke
Saturday, 18 October 1890 in 3hrs 19mins (23)
5000 Stedman Caters
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Joseph W Cattle
  3. Benjamin Foskett
  4. Edward F Cole
  5. Alfred C Fussell
  6. Henry Swain
  7. Albert Pittam
  8. William W Thorne
  9. Arthur R Jacob
  10. George Chesterman
Peal No: 790

Wood Green, Essex
St Michael
Saturday, 18 October 1890 in 2hrs 37mins (9-0-12)
5040 Minor
7 methods: One extent each of College Single, Oxford Bob, Canterbury Pleasure, Plain Bob, Kent Treble Bob, Oxford Treble Bob and Grandsire Minor

  1. Ernest T Edridge
  2. Charles W Tucker
  3. Charles H Martin
  4. Francis Carroway
  5. John Barber
  6. William Short (C)
Peal No: 791

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Thursday, 13 November 1890 in 3hrs 11mins (24-3-7)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Charles H Martin

  1. Jesse Puplet
  2. William Short
  3. Thomas C Grove
  4. George B Lucas (C)
  5. Charles H Martin
  6. George Griffin
  7. John Barber
  8. William Pye English
Peal No: 792

Camberwell, Surrey
St Giles
Saturday, 15 November 1890 in 3hrs 30mins (23)
5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Henry A Hopkins
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. Henry Swain
  4. Edward F Cole
  5. Arthur R Jacob
  6. George Welling
  7. James W Trappitt
  8. Hugh T Scarlett
  9. Henry Dains
  10. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 793

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Great St Mary
Saturday, 20 December 1890 in 3hrs 46mins (27-0-13)
5002 Stedman Cinques
Composed by George Newson

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. Henry Swain
  4. Israel Rockett
  5. Edward F Cole
  6. Henry A Hopkins
  7. Albert Pittam
  8. Henry Dains
  9. Arthur R Jacob
  10. Frederick Pitstow
  11. George Taylor
  12. Walter Eusden
Peal No: 794

Camberwell, Surrey
St Giles
Saturday, 3 January 1891 in 3hrs 21mins (23)
5186 Stedman Caters
Composed by George Newson

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Henry Swain
  3. Charles E Malim
  4. Benjamin Foskett
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. Henry A Hopkins
  7. Edward F Cole
  8. William Jones
  9. Arthur R Jacob
  10. William G Bull
Peal No: 795

Acton, Middlesex
St Mary
Wednesday, 7 January 1891 in 2hrs 50mins (13)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. George Ilsley
  2. Alfred C Fussell
  3. William Wilder
  4. George Fenwick
  5. George Trinder
  6. Reverend R C M Harvey
  7. George Newson (C)
  8. Edward Gould
Peal No: 796

Foxearth, Essex
SS Peter & Paul
Wednesday, 28 January 1891 in 3hrs 0mins (7-0-17 )
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Nathan J Pitstow

  1. Samuel Slater
  2. Walter P Gridley
  3. Zachariah Slater
  4. Frederick Wells
  5. Charles Honeybell
  6. George Maxim
  7. Oliver T Garwood
  8. Nathan J Pitstow (C)
Peal No: 797

Stoke Newington, Middlesex
St Mary
Saturday, 31 January 1891 in 2hrs 52mins (7-1-3)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different callings

  1. Henry Spencer
  2. Hugh T Scarlett (C)
  3. Henry C Stubbs
  4. Percy Howard
  5. Frederick Arthur Nunn
  6. Ernest T Edridge
Peal No: 798