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

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Sunday, 19 November 1780 in 3hrs 22mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
Composed about about the year 1755

  1. Joseph Cowling
  2. Samual Wood
  3. Isaiah Bray
  4. John Lamey
  5. Thomas Smith
  6. George Gross (C)
  7. John Jackson
  8. William CastleEdward Bartell
Peal No: 127

Horsham, Sussex
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 27 February 1781 in 3hrs 10mins (22)
5040 Plain Bob Triples

  1. Thomas Chart
  2. Thomas Jones
  3. Henry Weller
  4. Edward Aldridge
  5. Thomas Lintott (C)
  6. John Foreman
  7. Thomas Bristow
  8. William Oaks
Peal No: 128

Shoreditch, Middlesex
St Leonard
Saturday, 24 March 1781 in 3hrs 56mins (30)
5040 Plain Tittum Royal
Composed by George Gross

  1. Isaiah Bray
  2. George Gross (C)
  3. Samual Wood
  4. John Vaughan
  5. William West
  6. John Lamey
  7. William Lester
  8. Abraham Smith
  9. John Jackson
  10. Robert Mann
Peal No: 129

Deptford, Kent
St Nicholas
Monday, 11 June 1781 in 3hrs 15mins (20-1-4)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by George Gross

  1. George Gross (C)
  2. John Lamey
  3. William Lester
  4. Isaiah Bray
  5. John Jackson
  6. James Patrick
  7. Robert Mann
  8. John Heavers
Peal No: 130

Southwark, Surrey
St Olave
Friday, 9 November 1781 in 3hrs 39mins ()
5376 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by George Gross

  1. George Gross (C)
  2. John Lamey
  3. James Patrick
  4. William West
  5. Francis Nay
  6. James Barnard
  7. Samual Muggeridge
  8. Robert Mann

Recorded as Union Bob, the former name of Oxford Treble Bob Major.

Peal No: 131

Shoreditch, Middlesex
St Leonard
Monday, 24 December 1781 in 3hrs 45mins (30)
5120 Plain Tittum Royal
Composed by George Gross

  1. George Gross (C)
  2. John Lamey
  3. William West
  4. Samual Wood
  5. Isaiah Bray
  6. James Barnard
  7. Francis Nay
  8. Abraham Smith
  9. Robert Mann
  10. John Jackson
Peal No: 132

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Saturday, 9 March 1782 in 3hrs 24mins (26)
5040 Reverse Grandsire Triples
Composed by George Gross
With bobs behind

  1. Samual Wood
  2. Francis Nay
  3. John Lamey
  4. Isaiah Bray
  5. Abraham Smith
  6. George Gross (C)
  7. John Jackson
  8. William CastlePeter Lusignea
Peal No: 133

Shoreditch, Middlesex
St Leonard
Saturday, 23 November 1782 in 3hrs 55mins (30)
5040 Grandsire Caters
Composed by George Gross

  1. William Rynaston
  2. Francis Nay
  3. Abraham Izzard
  4. Joseph Patrick
  5. George Gross (C)
  6. William Waterlow
  7. William Court
  8. Robert Mann
  9. Malachi Channon
  10. William Castle
Peal No: 134

City of London, Bishopsgate
St Botolph
Friday, 7 February 1783 in 3hrs 20mins (17-1-6)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by George Gross

  1. Joseph Cowling
  2. John Lamey
  3. William Lester
  4. Joseph Patrick
  5. Isaiah Bray
  6. George Gross (C)
  7. John Jackson
  8. William CastleWilliam Brims
Peal No: 135

West Ham, Essex
All Saints
Sunday, 8 June 1783 in 3hrs 40mins (28)
5129 Grandsire Caters
Composed by George Gross

  1. George Gross (C)
  2. Joseph Patrick
  3. James French
  4. William Waterlow
  5. James Barnard
  6. Abraham Izzard
  7. Samual Manhood
  8. Robert Mann
  9. Malachi Channon
  10. Abraham Smith
Peal No: 136

Shoreditch, Middlesex
St Leonard
Monday, 13 October 1783 in 4hrs 27mins (30)
6000 Treble Bob Royal
Composed by George Gross

  1. George Gross (C)
  2. John Lamey
  3. Abraham Izzard
  4. Francis Nay
  5. John Jackson
  6. James Barnard
  7. William Court
  8. Thomas Reeves
  9. Malachi Channon
  10. Robert Mann
Peal No: 137

Southwark, Surrey
St John Horsleydown
Saturday, 17 January 1784 in 3hrs 58mins ()
5399 Grandsire Caters
Composed by George Gross

  1. Isaiah Bray
  2. George Gross (C)
  3. John Lamey
  4. James Purser
  5. Francis Nay
  6. Thomas Reeves
  7. James Barnard
  8. Malachi Channon
  9. John Jackson
  10. William Stephens

First peal in the tower

Peal No: 138

City of London, Bishopsgate
St Botolph
Saturday, 13 March 1784 in 4hrs 21mins (17-1-6)
6080 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by George Gross

  1. John Lamey
  2. George Gross (C)
  3. James Barnard
  4. Francis Nay
  5. James Patrick
  6. Thomas Reeves
  7. Malachi Channon
  8. Allen Grant

Recorded as Union Bob, the former name of Oxford Treble Bob Major.

Peal No: 139

Shoreditch, Middlesex
St Leonard
Saturday, 27 March 1784 in 9hrs 5mins (30)
12000 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by George Gross

  1. George Gross (C)
  2. James Barnard
  3. Francis Nay
  4. Thomas Reeves
  5. Isaiah Bray
  6. James Patrick
  7. William Court
  8. Abraham Smith
  9. Malachi Channon
  10. Allen Grant
Peal No: 140

Walthamstow, Essex
St Mary
Monday, 12 April 1784 in 3hrs 17mins (18)
5152 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by George Gross

  1. George Gross (C)
  2. Abraham Izzard
  3. Joseph Patrick
  4. Malachi Channon
  5. John Jackson
  6. Abraham Smith
  7. William Stephens
  8. Robert Mann
Peal No: 141

Whitechapel, Middlesex
St Mary Matfelon
Monday, 10 January 1785 in 3hrs 27mins (20)
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. William Waterlow
  2. John Frasier (C)
  3. Anthony Cavalier
  4. Samual Fosh
  5. Abraham Izzard
  6. Thomas Reeves
  7. James Purser
  8. Francis Nay
Peal No: 142

Deptford, Kent
St Nicholas
Sunday, 16 January 1785 in 3hrs 25mins (20-1-4)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. John Frasier (C)
  2. Francis Nay
  3. Abraham Izzard
  4. James Purser
  5. Allen Grant
  6. William Stephens
  7. William Court
  8. Robert Mann

Recorded as Union Bob, the former name of Oxford Treble Bob Major.

Peal No: 143

Stepney, Middlesex
St Dunstan
Sunday, 6 March 1785 in 3hrs 45mins (28)
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. John Frasier (C)
  2. Samual Fosh
  3. William West
  4. Francis Nay
  5. Thomas Reeves
  6. Malachi Channon
  7. John Jackson
  8. Robert Mann
  9. William Stephens

Recorded as Union Bob, the former name of Oxford Treble Bob Major.

Peal No: 144

Bromley, Kent
SS Peter & Paul
Sunday, 24 July 1785 in 3hrs 24mins (17-1-14)
5280 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. John Frasier (C)
  2. Francis Nay
  3. William West
  4. James Purser
  5. Abraham Izzard
  6. Malachi Channon
  7. John Chapman
  8. Robert Mann
Peal No: 145

Bethnal Green, Middlesex
St Matthew
Sunday, 7 August 1785 in 3hrs 35mins (13)
5152 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. Francis Nay
  2. William Stephens
  3. William West
  4. Abraham Izzard
  5. John Jackson
  6. John Frasier (C)
  7. James Purser
  8. Robert Mann
Peal No: 146

Spitalfields, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 3 December 1785 in 4hrs 57mins (44)
6400 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. John Frasier (C)
  2. Abraham Izzard
  3. Thomas Reeves
  4. James Purser
  5. James Barnard
  6. Francis Nay
  7. William Stephens
  8. Robert Mann
Peal No: 147

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Monday, 21 August 1786 in 3hrs 4mins (26)
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. John Frasier (C)
  2. Samual Fosh
  3. Joseph Patrick
  4. Thomas Reeves
  5. Malachi Channon
  6. John Jackson
  7. William Stephens
  8. Robert Mann
Peal No: 148

Lewisham, Kent
St Mary
Sunday, 3 December 1786 in 3hrs 40mins (21)
5280 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. Daniel Dale
  2. Fagan Chapman
  3. James Purser
  4. John Frasier
  5. Francis Nay
  6. William Stephens
  7. John Chapman
  8. William Chapman (C)
Peal No: 149

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Sunday, 11 March 1787 in 3hrs 46mins (26)
5152 Plain Bob Major

  1. Daniel Dale
  2. Fagan Chapman
  3. Malachi Channon
  4. John Frasier
  5. John Jackson
  6. Joseph Cowling
  7. William Court
  8. William Chapman (C)
Peal No: 150

Fulham, Middlesex
All Saints
Monday, 28 May 1787 in 3hrs 58mins (18-2-22)
5399 Grandsire Caters

  1. John Frasier (C)
  2. James Purser
  3. Abraham Izzard
  4. William West
  5. William Stephens
  6. William Haste
  7. William Court
  8. Malachi Channon
  9. Francis Nay
  10. Robert Mann
Peal No: 151

Spitalfields, Middlesex
Christ Church
Monday, 25 June 1787 in 3hrs 57mins (44)
5201 Grandsire Caters

  1. Francis Nay
  2. Malachi Channon
  3. John Lamey
  4. Abraham Izzard
  5. Thomas Blakemore (C)
  6. James Purser
  7. William Stephens
  8. Thomas Reeves
  9. Robert Mann
  10. William CastleJohn Frasier

First peal on the ten bells

Peal No: 152

Southwark, Surrey
St John Horsleydown
Sunday, 23 September 1787 in 3hrs 37mins ()
5159 Grandsire Royal

  1. John Reeves (C)
  2. John Lamey
  3. William Fosh
  4. William West
  5. Abraham Izzard
  6. John Frasier
  7. William Stephens
  8. James Purser
  9. Francis Nay
  10. Malachi Channon

The first peal of Grandsire Royal

Peal No: 153

Bethnal Green, Middlesex
St Matthew
Monday, 7 January 1788 in 3hrs 55mins (13)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major

  1. John Reeves (C)
  2. William Stephens
  3. William West
  4. Anthony Cavalier
  5. Malachi Channon
  6. Francis Nay
  7. Abraham Izzard
  8. James Purser

Recorded as Norwich Court Bob

Peal No: 154

Shoreditch, Middlesex
St Leonard
Monday, 31 March 1788 in 3hrs 45mins (30)
5040 Treble Bob Royal
Composed by John Reeves

  1. John Frasier
  2. John Reeves (C)
  3. James Purser
  4. Thomas Reeves
  5. John Jackson
  6. Anthony Cavalier
  7. Abraham Izzard
  8. Malachi Channon
  9. Francis Nay
  10. Robert Mann
Peal No: 155

Edmonton, Middlesex
All Saints
Thursday, 8 May 1788 in 3hrs 40mins (15)
5280 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by John Reeves

  1. John Reeves (C)
  2. John Lamey
  3. Anthony Cavalier
  4. Abraham Izzard
  5. Thomas Reeves
  6. James Purser
  7. Malachi Channon
  8. William Stephens

First peal on the Bells

Peal No: 156

Shoreditch, Middlesex
St Leonard
Saturday, 23 August 1788 in 3hrs 47mins (30)
5184 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Reeves

  1. John Reeves (C)
  2. John Frasier
  3. George Gross
  4. William Shipway
  5. William Gibson
  6. Anthony Cavalier
  7. Thomas Morris
  8. James Purser
  9. William Stephens
  10. Robert Mann
Peal No: 157

Spitalfields, Middlesex
Christ Church
Saturday, 10 January 1789 in 3hrs 57mins (44)
5440 Oxford Treble Bob Royal

  1. William Stephens
  2. Malachi Channon
  3. William Gibson
  4. William Shipway
  5. John Reeves (C)
  6. Anthony Cavalier
  7. Thomas Morris
  8. Thomas Reeves
  9. James Purser
  10. Robert Mann
Peal No: 158

Edmonton, Middlesex
All Saints
Monday, 18 May 1789 in 3hrs 18mins (15)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by William Jones

  1. William Jones (C)
  2. William Shipway
  3. William Gibson
  4. Samual Fosh
  5. Benjamin Baker
  6. Daniel Dale
  7. Thomas Morris
  8. William Stephens
Peal No: 159

Islington, Middlesex
St Mary
Sunday, 15 November 1789 in 3hrs 26mins (16)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. John Lamey
  2. Benjamin Allen
  3. Thomas Morris
  4. James Devine (C)
  5. William Stephens
  6. Edward Bartell
  7. William Gibson
  8. William Castle
Peal No: 160

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Monday, 29 March 1790 in 4hrs 16mins (26)
6160 Plain Bob Major

  1. John Rawlings
  2. William Richardson
  3. James Devine (C)
  4. Edward Bartell
  5. William Gibson
  6. Thomas Morris
  7. Daniel Pretlove
  8. John Jackson
Peal No: 161

West Ham, Essex
All Saints
Monday, 5 April 1790 in 3hrs 43mins (28)
5021 Grandsire Caters

  1. Thomas Medleycot
  2. Edward Bartell
  3. William Shipway
  4. John Darby
  5. James Devine (C)
  6. John Rawlings
  7. William Court
  8. John Lamey
  9. William Stephens
  10. William Richardson
Peal No: 162

Sevenoaks, Kent
St Nicholas
Tuesday, 14 June 1791 in 3hrs 15mins (21-2-2)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by William Reeves

  1. William Stephens
  2. John Reeves (C)
  3. William Richardson
  4. John Darby
  5. Edward Bartell
  6. William Gibson
  7. Daniel Pretlove
  8. George Harris
Peal No: 163

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Monday, 26 September 1791 in 3hrs 21mins (22)
5120 Plain Bob Major

  1. William Jones (C)
  2. William Gibson
  3. John Darby
  4. William Shipway
  5. Thomas Reeves
  6. Edward Bartell
  7. William Stephens
  8. Thomas Morris

First peal on the bells

Peal No: 164

Islington, Middlesex
St Mary
Sunday, 11 December 1791 in 3hrs 19mins (16)
5280 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. William Stephens
  2. John Darby
  3. Christopher Carbery
  4. Thomas Morris
  5. James Truscoat
  6. William Gibson
  7. William Shipway (C)
  8. Edward Bartell
Peal No: 165

Southwark, Surrey
St John Horsleydown
Sunday, 12 February 1792 in 3hrs 40mins ()
5021 Grandsire Caters

  1. William Richardson (C)
  2. John Darby
  3. John Sexton
  4. William Shipway
  5. George Harris
  6. Edward Bartell
  7. William Stephens
  8. William Gibson
  9. Ralph Vaughan
  10. Richard White
Peal No: 166

Southwark, Surrey
SS Saviour & Mary Overie
Monday, 7 May 1792 in 4hrs 10mins (48)
5112 Grandsire Maximus

  1. John Reeves (C)
  2. Edward Bartell
  3. William Gibson
  4. William Richardson
  5. John Darby
  6. John Frasier
  7. Thomas Reeves
  8. William Shipway
  9. Abraham Smith
  10. Malachi Channon
  11. William Stephens
  12. Thomas Morris
Peal No: 167

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 4 October 1792 in 3hrs 34mins (22)
5312 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. John Sexton
  2. George Gross (C)
  3. William Richardson
  4. William Shipway
  5. William Gibson
  6. Thomas Bulgin
  7. Malachi Channon
  8. Thomas Morris

Recorded as Union Bob, the former name of Oxford Treble Bob Major.

Peal No: 168