Early Society Peals

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Leading

Ringers

Alan Regin 2158 (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 1128 (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
Thursday, 5 April 1827 in 3hrs 19mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. Edward Byrant
  2. George Potter
  3. John Trumper
  4. William Atherton (C)
  5. John Hutchinson
  6. John Windsor
  7. Robert Pettit
  8. Robert Ashley
Peal No: 295

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Tuesday, 24 April 1827 in 4hrs 0mins (23-3-6)
6101 Grandsire Caters

  1. Robert Mirfield (C)
  2. Edmund Giles
  3. John Chapman
  4. William Atherton
  5. Charles Foster
  6. Charles Warner
  7. William Ludford
  8. James Rogers
  9. Henry Parsons
  10. William James
Peal No: 296

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Monday, 30 April 1827 in 3hrs 20mins (26)
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. George Gross Jr (C)
  2. Thomas Gross
  3. Charles Warner
  4. Edmund Giles
  5. John J Whiting
  6. William Atherton
  7. William Ludford
  8. Charles Foster
Peal No: 297

West Ham, Essex
All Saints
Sunday, 6 May 1827 in 3hrs 22mins (28)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. Thomas Tolladay
  2. Edmund Giles
  3. George Smith
  4. William Atherton (C)
  5. Charles Warner
  6. James Rogers
  7. Henry Whitelock
  8. William James
Peal No: 298

Croydon, Surrey
St John the Baptist
Tuesday, 29 May 1827 in 2hrs 50mins ()
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. William Criswick
  2. Henry Blease
  3. Robert Margretts
  4. William Wilkins
  5. William Bailey
  6. George Lockyer (C)
  7. John Glide
  8. William Rose
Peal No: 299

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Sunday, 3 June 1827 in 3hrs 20mins (23-3-6)
5040 Grandsire Caters

  1. Henry Whitelock
  2. Edmund Giles (C)
  3. Robert Ashley
  4. William Wise
  5. Charles Warner
  6. William Howlett
  7. John Chapman
  8. George A Frost
  9. William Atherton
  10. William Rose
Peal No: 300

Barking, Essex
St Margaret
Sunday, 1 July 1827 in 2hrs 58mins (18)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. Robert Ashley
  2. Edmund Giles
  3. George Smith
  4. William Atherton (C)
  5. Thomas Tolladay
  6. Charles Warner
  7. George A Frost
  8. William Rose
Peal No: 301

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Tuesday, 27 November 1827 in 3hrs 24mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. William Hyman
  2. Charles Warner
  3. George Potter
  4. William H Burwash
  5. William Atherton (C)
  6. John Windsor
  7. Edmund Giles
  8. John Trumper
Peal No: 302

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Wednesday, 9 January 1828 in 3hrs 9mins (22)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. John Pool
  2. Thomas Tolladay
  3. William H Burwash
  4. George Potter
  5. William Atherton (C)
  6. Edmund Giles
  7. George A Frost
  8. Thomas Sharp
Peal No: 303

West Ham, Essex
All Saints
Sunday, 17 February 1828 in 3hrs 10mins (28)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. James Bibbings
  2. Samual Collins
  3. William Atherton (C)
  4. Thomas Tolladay
  5. William H Burwash
  6. A Hayward
  7. Charles Woodbridge
  8. William Scott
Peal No: 304

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Monday, 25 February 1828 in 3hrs 20mins (23-3-6)
5003 Grandsire Caters

  1. John Chapman
  2. William Field
  3. William Wise
  4. William Atherton
  5. John Sanders
  6. Charles Warner
  7. Edmund Giles (C)
  8. George Stone
  9. George A Frost
  10. William Rose
Peal No: 305

Islington, Middlesex
St Mary
Wednesday, 12 March 1828 in 2hrs 55mins (16)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. John Pool
  2. John Oldfield
  3. William Atherton (C)
  4. William H Burwash
  5. George Potter
  6. Thomas Tolladay
  7. George A Frost
  8. Thomas Sharp
Peal No: 306

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Tuesday, 25 March 1828 in 3hrs 10mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. John Trumper
  2. John Oldfield
  3. Thomas Tolladay
  4. William H Burwash
  5. William Atherton (C)
  6. George Potter
  7. George A Frost
  8. William Hyman
Peal No: 307

Southwark, Surrey
Christ Church
Wednesday, 26 March 1828 in 2hrs 50mins ()
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. John Pool
  2. William H Burwash
  3. George Potter
  4. William Atherton (C)
  5. John Oldfield
  6. A Hayward
  7. Thomas Tolladay
  8. George A Frost
Peal No: 308

West Ham, Essex
All Saints
Sunday, 30 March 1828 in 3hrs 10mins (28)
5003 Grandsire Caters

  1. John Pool
  2. Thomas Tolladay
  3. Robert Ashley
  4. Samual Collins
  5. John Oldfield
  6. William H Burwash
  7. George Smith
  8. A Hayward
  9. Edmund Giles (C)
  10. William Scott
Peal No: 309

West Ham, Essex
All Saints
Sunday, 6 April 1828 in 4hrs 24mins (28)
7001 Grandsire Caters

  1. John Pool
  2. Edmund Giles
  3. William H Burwash
  4. John Oldfield
  5. Thomas Tolladay
  6. William Atherton (C)
  7. George Smith
  8. A Hayward
  9. George A Frost
  10. William Scott
Peal No: 310

Hertford, Hertfordshire
All Saints
Sunday, 27 April 1828 in 3hrs 17mins (21)
5003 Grandsire Caters

  1. John Pool
  2. William Atherton
  3. Thomas Tolladay
  4. Edmund Giles
  5. William H Burwash
  6. Charles Foster (C)
  7. John Oldfield
  8. A Hayward
  9. George A Frost
  10. Robert Ashley
Peal No: 311

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Sunday, 25 May 1828 in 3hrs 20mins (23-3-6)
5147 Grandsire Caters

  1. Robert Ashley
  2. William Field
  3. William Atherton
  4. John Chapman
  5. Edmund Giles (C)
  6. John Oldfield
  7. Charles Warner
  8. George Stone
  9. George A Frost
  10. William Scott
Peal No: 312

West Ham, Essex
All Saints
Sunday, 13 July 1828 in 3hrs 2mins (28)
5040 Grandsire Caters

  1. James Bibbings
  2. William Atherton (C)
  3. Edmund Giles
  4. John Sanders
  5. Henry Burwash
  6. George Potter
  7. Charles Warner
  8. George Stone
  9. A Hayward
  10. William Rose
Peal No: 313

Assembly Room, Green Dragon, All Saints Poplar, Middlesex

Friday, 1 August 1828 in 3hrs 3mins ()
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. 1–2John Chapman
  2. 3–4Edmund Giles (C)
  3. 5–6Charles Warner
  4. 7–8Robert Ashley

First handbell peal recorded for the Society

Peal No: 314

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Wednesday, 15 October 1828 in 3hrs 36mins (26)
5280 Oxford Treble Bob Major

  1. James Rogers
  2. William Shipway
  3. John Oldfield
  4. William Atherton (C)
  5. Henry Burwash
  6. A Hayward
  7. George A Frost
  8. George Potter
Peal No: 315

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Monday, 17 November 1828 in 3hrs 8mins (23-3-6)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. Henry Whitelock
  2. William Field
  3. William Atherton
  4. Joseph Howlett
  5. John Chapman
  6. Charles Warner
  7. Edmund Giles (C)
  8. William Rose
Peal No: 316

Greenwich, Kent
St Alfege
Monday, 12 January 1829 in 3hrs 52mins (25)
5363 Grandsire Caters

  1. John Pool
  2. William Atherton
  3. John Chapman
  4. John Sanders
  5. Edmund Giles (C)
  6. Robert Shersby
  7. John Oldfield
  8. George Stone
  9. James Rogers
  10. Henry Burwash
Peal No: 317

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Tuesday, 20 January 1829 in 3hrs 14mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. William Hyman
  2. Charles Barnett
  3. William Atherton
  4. George Potter (C)
  5. John Trumper
  6. John Oldfield
  7. Henry Burwash
  8. Robert Pettit
Peal No: 318

Spitalfields, Middlesex
Christ Church
Monday, 16 February 1829 in 3hrs 58mins (44)
5015 Grandsire Cinques

  1. Thomas Gross (C)
  2. William Atherton
  3. Richard Jaggers
  4. John Francis
  5. John Oldfield
  6. Henry Burwash
  7. Henry Barnwell
  8. Edmund Giles
  9. William Young
  10. James Rogers
  11. John J Whiting
  12. Charles Foster

Transcript: The above was the last peal upon the 12 bells at Spitalfields, previously to their being destroyed by fire on Wednesday afternoon, the 17 February 1836.

Peal No: 319

Bromley, Kent
SS Peter & Paul
Monday, 16 March 1829 in 3hrs 3mins (17-1-14)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. John Sanders
  2. George Stone
  3. Richard Chapman
  4. Edmund Giles
  5. John Giles
  6. Henry Burwash (C)
  7. John Oldfield
  8. James Bibbings
Peal No: 320

Hertford, Hertfordshire
All Saints
Monday, 20 April 1829 in 3hrs 23mins (25)
5040 Grandsire Caters

  1. Henry Whitelock
  2. Edmund Giles (C)
  3. James Richardson
  4. Henry Burwash
  5. Charles Warner
  6. Joseph Howlett
  7. William Farrow
  8. John J Whiting
  9. John Biggin
  10. Robert Ashley
Peal No: 321

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Sunday, 24 May 1829 in 3hrs 35mins (23-3-6)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Royal

  1. George Gross Jr (C)
  2. Thomas Gross
  3. Edmund Giles
  4. John Oldfield
  5. Henry Burwash
  6. Charles Warner
  7. Henry Barnwell
  8. George Potter
  9. William Young
  10. William Atherton
Peal No: 322

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Wednesday, 22 July 1829 in 3hrs 17mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. John Pool
  2. Edward Osborn
  3. Robert Richardson
  4. Charles Warner
  5. William Atherton (C)
  6. William H Burwash
  7. George Potter
  8. Thomas Watmore
Peal No: 323

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Tuesday, 6 October 1829 in 3hrs 14mins (22)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. John Pool
  2. William Shipway
  3. John Oldfield
  4. Richard Jaggers
  5. William H Burwash (C)
  6. John J Whiting
  7. William Atherton
  8. Thomas Sharp
Peal No: 324

Bermondsey, Surrey
St James
Saturday, 28 November 1829 in 3hrs 36mins (25-1-9)
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Royal

  1. George Gross Jr (C)
  2. Thomas Gross
  3. James Stichbury
  4. William Atherton
  5. John Oldfield
  6. Robert Mirfield
  7. William H Burwash
  8. Charles Foster
  9. Thomas Hurry
  10. John J Whiting

First peal on the 10 bells

Peal No: 325

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Wednesday, 9 December 1829 in 3hrs 43mins (23-3-6)
5360 Oxford Treble Bob Royal

  1. James Rogers
  2. George Gross Jr (C)
  3. William H Burwash
  4. E Alexander
  5. George Potter
  6. John Oldfield
  7. Robert Mirfield
  8. Charles Warner
  9. William Young
  10. William Atherton
Peal No: 326

Walthamstow, Essex
St Mary
Tuesday, 19 January 1830 in 3hrs 7mins (18)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. William Hyman
  2. Robert Mirfield
  3. Robert Richardson
  4. William Atherton (C)
  5. George Potter
  6. John Trumper
  7. William Kellitt
  8. Robert Pettit
Peal No: 327

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Tuesday, 16 February 1830 in 3hrs 25mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. Henry Shipway
  2. Robert Richardson
  3. William Shipway
  4. William Atherton (C)
  5. Robert Mirfield
  6. John Trumper
  7. George Potter
  8. John Parker
Peal No: 328

Shoreditch, Middlesex
St Leonard
Monday, 22 February 1830 in 4hrs 15mins (30)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Maximus

  1. Robert Mirfield
  2. Thomas Gross (C)
  3. James Nash
  4. William Atherton
  5. Edmund Giles
  6. Thomas Michael
  7. Peter Jones
  8. Charles Warner
  9. George Potter
  10. William H Burwash
  11. William Young
  12. John J Whiting

The last performance on the 12 bells

Peal No: 329

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Sunday, 30 May 1830 in 3hrs 31mins (23-3-6)
5292 Stedman Caters

  1. George Gross Jr (C)
  2. Thomas Gross
  3. William Atherton
  4. Robert Mirfield
  5. Edmund Giles
  6. Charles Warner
  7. John J Whiting
  8. William H Burwash
  9. George Potter
  10. William Rose
Peal No: 330

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Wednesday, 24 November 1830 in 3hrs 20mins (22)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Holt
10 parts

  1. Henry Shipway
  2. Robert Richardson
  3. Edward Osborn
  4. George Potter (C)
  5. William H Burwash
  6. Robert Lipycat
  7. William Kellitt
  8. James Pratt
Peal No: 331

Poplar, Middlesex
All Saints
Monday, 21 March 1831 in 0hr 0mins (23-3-6)
6000 Treble Bob Royal

  1. Thomas Gross (C)
  2. William Atherton
  3. Thomas Michael
  4. William H Burwash
  5. Charles Warner
  6. John Oldfield
  7. George Potter
  8. Robert Lipycat
  9. Edmund Giles
  10. John J Whiting
Peal No: 332

Hackney, Middlesex
St John
Tuesday, 20 September 1831 in 3hrs 17mins (26)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. George Potter
  2. William Atherton (C)
  3. Robert Richardson
  4. Joseph W Cattle
  5. John Windsor
  6. Charles Wilson
  7. William Kellitt
  8. James Farrier
Peal No: 333

Bethnal Green, Middlesex
St Matthew
Monday, 12 December 1831 in 3hrs 12mins (13)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. Henry Pratt
  2. George Gross Jr (C)
  3. William H Burwash
  4. Robert Lipycat
  5. Thomas Michael
  6. Charles Wilson
  7. William Kellitt
  8. Joseph W Cattle
Peal No: 334

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 19 January 1832 in 3hrs 15mins (22)
5040 Grandsire Triples

  1. Henry Pratt
  2. Robert Richardson
  3. William H Burwash (C)
  4. Joseph W Cattle
  5. William Kellitt
  6. William Ludford
  7. George A Frost
  8. Peter Large
Peal No: 335

Clerkenwell, Middlesex
St James
Thursday, 14 March 1833 in 3hrs 16mins (22)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by William Shipway
362 calls

  1. William H Burwash (C)
  2. Henry Pratt
  3. William Shipway
  4. Jeremiah Miller
  5. William Kellitt
  6. William Ludford
  7. George A Frost
  8. James Farrier

First peal of Stedman Triples by the Society

Peal No: 336