Early Society Peals

List view >>

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

Loughton, Essex
St John the Baptist
Monday, 2 February 1891 in 3hrs 1min (18-2-19)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thomas Thurstans

  1. William Lebbon (C)
  2. Arthur H Gardom
  3. Edward A Bacon
  4. Frederick Freeman
  5. James Rann
  6. George Carter
  7. Walter Clarke
  8. Joseph Trapps
Peal No: 799

City of London,
St Sepulchre without Newgate
Saturday, 14 February 1891 in 3hrs 27mins (28-2-16)
5000 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Rogers

  1. John Rogers (C)
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. William Baron
  4. Henry Swain
  5. Edward F Cole
  6. Nathan J Pitstow
  7. George Newson
  8. Edward Chapman
  9. George G Wild
  10. Arthur R Jacob
Peal No: 800

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Thursday, 19 February 1891 in 3hrs 11mins (23-3-6)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by George Newson

  1. William F Meads
  2. George Newson (C)
  3. William W Thorne
  4. William Short
  5. Ernest T Edridge
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. Frederick J Pitts
  8. John Barber
  9. Hugh T Scarlett
  10. Henry Spencer
Peal No: 801

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Thursday, 26 February 1891 in 3hrs 20mins (24-3-7)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. William W Thorne
  2. William Short
  3. John Barber
  4. George Moy
  5. Ernest T Edridge
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. Edward Chapman
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 802

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 28 February 1891 in 3hrs 17mins (24-3-7)
5088 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Reverend H Earle Bulwer

  1. Ernest T Edridge
  2. Henry Dains
  3. William Short
  4. Benjamin Foskett
  5. Charles T Martin
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. John Barber
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 803

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 7 March 1891 in 3hrs 16mins (24-3-7)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by George Newson

  1. Ernest T Edridge
  2. Henry Dains
  3. William Short
  4. Henry A Hopkins
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. Edward Chapman
  7. Arthur R Jacob (C)
  8. George Newson
Peal No: 804

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 21 March 1891 in 3hrs 23mins (24-3-7)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by John Carter

  1. Charles H Martin
  2. Alfred Howell
  3. Charles W Tucker
  4. Francis Carroway
  5. William Short
  6. Ernest T Edridge
  7. George Griffin
  8. John Barber (C)
Peal No: 805

Birchington on Sea, Waterloo Tower, Quex Park, Kent

Sunday, 29 March 1891 in 3hrs 52mins (15-1-20)
5002 Stedman Cinques
Composed by George Newson

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. John Rogers
  4. Henry A Hopkins
  5. Arthur R Jacob
  6. Henry Swain
  7. Nathan J Pitstow
  8. Henry Dains
  9. George Williams
  10. Frederick Pitstow
  11. William Baron
  12. Edward Chapman
Peal No: 806

Barnet, Hertfordshire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 30 March 1891 in 3hrs 5mins (15)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Thomas Card

  1. William Short
  2. Benjamin C Pratchett
  3. Charles H Martin
  4. Charles W Tucker
  5. Francis Carroway
  6. Ernest T Edridge
  7. John Barber
  8. Thomas Card (C)
Peal No: 807

Birchington on Sea, Waterloo Tower, Quex Park, Kent

Monday, 30 March 1891 in 3hrs 58mins (15-1-20)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Maximus
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. John Rogers
  4. Henry A Hopkins
  5. Arthur R Jacob
  6. Henry Swain
  7. Nathan J Pitstow
  8. Henry Dains
  9. George Williams
  10. Frederick Pitstow
  11. William Baron
  12. Edward Chapman
Peal No: 808

Birchington on Sea, Waterloo Tower, Quex Park, Kent

Monday, 30 March 1891 in 3hrs 20mins (15-1-20)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by John Cox

  1. Arthur R Jacob
  2. George Willshire
  3. George Newson (C)
  4. Benjamin Foskett
  5. William Jones
  6. George Williams
  7. Thomas B Read
  8. Thomas B Read Jr
  9. Henry Dains
  10. Edward Chapman
Peal No: 809

Camberwell, Surrey
St Giles
Saturday, 11 April 1891 in 3hrs 27mins (23)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by John Reeves

  1. Arthur R Jacob
  2. Edward F Cole
  3. John Rogers
  4. Benjamin Foskett
  5. William W Thorne
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. Henry Swain
  8. Henry Dains
  9. George Newson (C)
  10. Henry A Hopkins
Peal No: 810

Battersea, Surrey
St Mary
Saturday, 25 April 1891 in 2hrs 52mins (13-2-24)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. Harold N Davis
  2. William Baron (C)
  3. William Baron Jr
  4. Santley Baker
  5. William Jones
  6. Edward F Cole
  7. Henry A Hopkins
  8. Arthur R Davis
Peal No: 811

Slough, Buckinghamshire
St Mary
Saturday, 25 April 1891 in 2hrs 56mins (9)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thomas Thurstans

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. William Short
  4. Arthur R Jacob
  5. Alfred C Fussell
  6. Charles H Martin
  7. John Barber
  8. Ephraim Woodley
Peal No: 812

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 2 May 1891 in 4hrs 4mins (24-3-7)
6160 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by William Shipway

  1. Ernest T Edridge
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. Charles H Martin
  4. William Short
  5. Henry A Hopkins
  6. John Barber
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 813

Speldhurst, Kent
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 17 May 1891 in 2hrs 50mins (13-1-26)
5040 Single Oxford Bob Triples
Composed by Joseph J Parker
Six part (No 1)

  1. Benjamin C Pratchett
  2. Charles W Tucker
  3. George Turley
  4. James Maynard
  5. Thomas Card (C)
  6. George A Card
  7. Charles H Martin
  8. William Latter
Peal No: 814

Battersea, Surrey
St Mary
Saturday, 30 May 1891 in 2hrs 58mins (13-2-24)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thomas Thurstans

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. Arthur R Jacob
  3. Charles E Malim
  4. Henry Swain
  5. William Short
  6. Frederick J Pitts
  7. John Barber
  8. William F Meads
Peal No: 815

Wood Green, Essex
St Michael
Wednesday, 3 June 1891 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. Percy Howard
  2. William Short
  3. Benjamin C Pratchett
  4. Charles W Tucker
  5. Arthur R Jacob
  6. John Barber (C)
Peal No: 816

Camberwell, Surrey
St Giles
Saturday, 6 June 1891 in 3hrs 25mins (23)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by John Cox

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. William Wilder
  3. Alfred C Fussell
  4. Henry A Hopkins
  5. Benjamin Foskett
  6. Henry Swain
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. William Jones
  9. Frederick J Pitts
  10. Joseph Barry
Peal No: 817

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 6 June 1891 in 3hrs 20mins (24-3-7)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Charles H Martin

  1. John Barber
  2. Charles W Tucker
  3. Frederick Arthur Nunn
  4. William Short
  5. Benjamin C Pratchett
  6. Francis Carroway
  7. Ernest T Edridge
  8. Charles H Martin (C)
Peal No: 818

Highgate, Middlesex
St Anne
Saturday, 13 June 1891 in 2hrs 47mins (12-3-21)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. George Newson (C)
  2. James Page
  3. George Smith
  4. Richard Bevan
  5. Charles H Martin
  6. Henry A Hopkins
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. James Cawley
Peal No: 819

Tonbridge, Kent
SS Peter & Paul
Saturday, 20 June 1891 in 3hrs 10mins (19)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by George Newson

  1. Henry A Hopkins
  2. George A Card
  3. Charles H Martin
  4. Edward F Cole
  5. Thomas Card
  6. John Barber
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 820

Hadlow, Kent
St Mary
Sunday, 21 June 1891 in 2hrs 57mins (12-3-0)
5056 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. James Maynard
  2. Arthur R Jacob
  3. Henry A Hopkins
  4. Charles H Martin
  5. Edward F Cole
  6. Thomas Card
  7. John Barber
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 822

Speldhurst, Kent
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 21 June 1891 in 2hrs 56mins (13-1-26)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. George Turley
  2. Charles H Martin
  3. George A Card
  4. Edward F Cole
  5. George Newson (C)
  6. John Barber
  7. Henry A Hopkins
  8. Arthur R Jacob
Peal No: 821

Highgate, Middlesex
St Anne
Saturday, 27 June 1891 in 2hrs 55mins (12-3-21)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by George Newson

  1. Arthur R Jacob
  2. William Short
  3. Henry A Hopkins
  4. Edward F Cole
  5. Charles H Martin
  6. Benjamin Foskett
  7. Thomas Card
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 823

Monken Hadley, Middlesex
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 11 July 1891 in 2hrs 46mins ()
5040 Minor
7 methods: One extent each of Double Oxford, Single Oxford, College Single, Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob, Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob,

  1. Benjamin C Pratchett
  2. John Barber
  3. Charles W Tucker
  4. William Short
  5. Francis Carroway
  6. Charles H Martin (C)

First peal on the bells

Peal No: 824

Fareham, Hampshire
SS Peter & Paul
Monday, 13 July 1891 in 2hrs 46mins (11-2-27)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thomas Thurstans

  1. George Williams (C)
  2. John Staples
  3. George Grafham
  4. Frank Bennett
  5. Frederick Hill
  6. Henry White
  7. John W Whiting
  8. James E Warren
Peal No: 825

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Monday, 27 July 1891 in 3hrs 10mins (22)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by George Newson

  1. Joseph Barry
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. Arthur R Jacob
  4. Charles H Martin
  5. William Short
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. John Barber
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 826

Netley Abbey, Hampshire
St Edward the Confessor
Monday, 3 August 1891 in 2hrs 43mins (8)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
10 part

  1. Charles Groves
  2. John W Whiting (C)
  3. John Harper
  4. Harry Stubbington
  5. Alfred E Nye
  6. Reverend R C M Harvey
  7. Frederick Hill
  8. Robert Harman
Peal No: 827

Birchington on Sea, Waterloo Tower, Quex Park, Kent

Saturday, 29 August 1891 in 2hrs 59mins (15-1-20)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Reverend Charles D P Davies

  1. Augustus Pointer
  2. Leon Willshire (C)
  3. Albert H Sayer
  4. Thomas B Read
  5. Henry A Hopkins
  6. George Willshire
  7. Thomas B Read Jr
  8. W H Enden
Peal No: 829

Old Windsor, Berkshire
SS Peter & Andrew
Saturday, 29 August 1891 in 2hrs 55mins (11-2-21)
5072 Plain Bob Major
Composed by George Newson

  1. James Cawley
  2. William Short
  3. George Newson (C)
  4. Alfred C Fussell
  5. Charles H Martin
  6. William H Fussell
  7. John Barber
  8. Arthur R Jacob
Peal No: 828

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 5 September 1891 in 3hrs 18mins (24-3-7)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Arthur R Jacob
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. Charles W Tucker
  4. Francis Carroway
  5. John Barber
  6. Charles H Martin
  7. William Short
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 830

Wood Green, Essex
St Michael
Thursday, 17 September 1891 in 2hrs 50mins (9-0-12)
5040 Minor
7 methods: One extent each of Double Oxford, Oxford Bob, College Single, Kent Treble Bob, Oxford Treble Bob, Plain Bob and Canterbury Pleasure,

  1. Henry J Martin
  2. Charles H Martin
  3. Charles W Tucker
  4. John Barber
  5. Arthur R Jacob
  6. William Short (C)
Peal No: 831

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Monday, 21 September 1891 in 3hrs 9mins (22)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Charles H Martin

  1. William F Meads
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. Charles H Martin
  4. Charles W Tucker
  5. Joseph Barry
  6. Ernest T Edridge
  7. William Short (C)
  8. John Barber

Rang to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first peal on the bells

Peal No: 832

Windsor, Curfew Tower, Berkshire
Windsor Castle
Saturday, 24 October 1891 in 3hrs 34mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. Henry A Hopkins
  2. William Wilder
  3. William Short
  4. Alfred C Fussell
  5. William H Fussell
  6. Albert Pittam
  7. George Newson (C)
  8. Arthur R Jacob
Peal No: 833

Battersea, Surrey
St Mary
Tuesday, 27 October 1891 in 2hrs 55mins (13-2-24)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. Henry A Hopkins
  2. Edward F Cole
  3. Benjamin Foskett
  4. William Short
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. Henry Dains
  7. Arthur R Jacob
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 834

Lambeth, Surrey
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 31 October 1891 in 3hrs 9mins (17-2-13)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. William Baron
  2. Benjamin Foskett
  3. William Short
  4. Henry Dains
  5. Albert Pittam
  6. Henry A Hopkins
  7. Arthur R Jacob (C)
  8. George Newson
Peal No: 835

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Monday, 2 November 1891 in 3hrs 7mins (24-3-7)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
10 part

  1. Henry C Alfred
  2. William Short (C)
  3. Harold N Davis
  4. Percy Howard
  5. James E Davis
  6. Ernest T Edridge
  7. John Barber
  8. William F Meads
Peal No: 836

Camberwell, Surrey
St Giles
Saturday, 7 November 1891 in 3hrs 32mins (23)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by John Rogers

  1. William Baron (C)
  2. Harold N Davis
  3. John W Mansfield
  4. William Baron Jr
  5. James E Davis
  6. William G Bull
  7. Albert E Church
  8. Frederick J Pitts
  9. Henry A Hopkins
  10. William F Meads
Peal No: 837

Southgate, Middlesex
Christ Church
Tuesday, 10 November 1891 in 2hrs 55mins (24-3-7)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. Samuel Clarke
  2. Edward Chapman
  3. Henry Dains
  4. Benjamin Foskett
  5. John Barber
  6. William Short
  7. George Newson (C)
  8. Arthur R Jacob
Peal No: 838

Hampstead, Middlesex
St Stephen
Saturday, 14 November 1891 in 3hrs 26mins (27)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry Dains

  1. William Short
  2. Edwin Barnett
  3. Arthur R Jacob
  4. Albert Pittam
  5. John Barber
  6. Henry Dains
  7. Henry A Hopkins
  8. George Newson (C)
Peal No: 839

Acton, Middlesex
St Mary
Wednesday, 18 November 1891 in 2hrs 53mins (13)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Holt's Original

  1. George Ilsley
  2. William Wilder
  3. Richard Bevan
  4. William Fenwick
  5. George Trinder
  6. Benjamin Foskett
  7. George Newson (C)
  8. Edward Gould
Peal No: 840