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The Society have rung 31 (29 Tower and 2 Handbell) peals so far this year

Leading ringers

Shirley E McGill 13
Adam S Greenley 12
Jack E Page 12 (10 as C)
Benjamin D Constant 12 (3 as C)
Luke G Groom 9
Daniel J Page 9 (1 as C)
Michael R Crockett 9
David C Bath 8
Jimmy L Yeoman 8
David A Warwick 7 (5 as C)

Leading conductors

Jack E Page 10
David A Warwick 5
Benjamin D Constant 3
Ian Roulstone 2
Paul F Curtis 2
Peter J Waterfield 2
Daniel J Page 1
Lucinda J Woodward 1
Nicholas Wilkins 1
Nigel R Woodruff 1

Reading, Berkshire
26 Redlands Road
Saturday, 4 July 2020 in 2hrs 24mins (12 in F)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (8 Methods)
Composed by Donald F Morrison
8 methods: 896 Cambridge, Pudsey, Superlative; 672 Rutland; 448 Bristol, Lincolnshire, London, Yorkshire; 126 changes of method; all the work.

  1. 1–2Luke G Groom
  2. 3–4Jimmy L Yeoman
  3. 5–6Jack E Page (C)
  4. 7–8Daniel J Page

First spliced on handbells: 1-2.

Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
Minster Church of St John and St Martin
Saturday, 14 March 2020 in 3hrs 56mins (41-1-20 in C)
5050 Stedman Caters
Composed by Mark R Eccleston ("only 23 56789s")

  1. Sally A Brown
  2. Michael R Crockett
  3. Jack E Page (C)
  4. Jimmy L Yeoman
  5. Luke G Groom
  6. Christian M Peckham
  7. Adam S Greenley
  8. Benjamin D Constant
  9. Thomas J Waterson
  10. Thomas B Mack

To mark Mike Robson's 50 years of ringing at Beverley Minster.

Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 14 March 2020 in 3hrs 30mins (29-2-26 in Db)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by James W Washbrook

  1. Benjamin J Kipling
  2. Felicity S Warwick
  3. Daniel J Page
  4. Philip A L Rioch
  5. Adam W Kilgour
  6. Harry E Blamire
  7. Nigel R Woodruff (C)
  8. Claire F Roulstone

Merton, Greater London
St John the Divine
Saturday, 14 March 2020 in 3hrs 8mins (11¾)
5084 Stedman Caters
Composed by Lucinda J Woodward

  1. Stephanie J Pattenden
  2. Lucinda J Woodward (C)
  3. Beryl R Norris
  4. Paul A Cammiade
  5. Joseph E T Waters
  6. David C Bath
  7. Anne L Rueff
  8. Shirley E McGill
  9. Margaret H Ross
  10. Penelope J V Sharpe

Affectionately dedicated to a Great Man.
Rest in Peace George W Pipe 1935-2020

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
St Peter and St Paul
Sunday, 8 March 2020 in 3hrs 26mins (20-3-14 in D)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by Roderick W Pipe

  1. Ruth Curtis
  2. Joanna K Dorling
  3. Janet E Menhinick
  4. John J Ford
  5. Paul M Mason
  6. James E Benner
  7. Peter J Waterfield (C)
  8. Paul F Curtis
  9. Alan Regin
  10. P Barry Jones

In memory of George W Pipe

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Minster Church of St Mary
Saturday, 7 March 2020 in 3hrs 25mins (21-2-1 in Eb)
5040 Spliced Treble Dodging Maximus (6 Methods)
Composed by Alan G Reading
960 Zanussi Surprise; 864 Ariel Surprise, Avon Delight; 816 Orion Surprise, Phobos Surprise; 720 Bristol Surprise; 37 changes of method; all the work.

  1. Annabelle F Frost
  2. Michael R Crockett
  3. Jack E Page (C)
  4. Katharine J Firman
  5. Daniel J Page
  6. Luke G Groom
  7. Adam S Greenley
  8. Benjamin D Constant
  9. Colin M Lee
  10. Edward R Mack
  11. Thomas J Waterson
  12. Thomas B Mack

Rung in memory of George Pipe.

Downham Market, Norfolk
St Edmund, King and Martyr
Saturday, 7 March 2020 in 2hrs 44mins (10-3-6 in G)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Anthony J Cox

  1. Andrew J Davey
  2. John J Ford
  3. Ruth Curtis
  4. Philippa M Whittington
  5. Paul F Curtis
  6. Peter J Waterfield (C)
  7. Russell A Brown
  8. Frank W Rivett

In memory of George W Pipe.

Stow Bardolph, Norfolk
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 7 March 2020 in 2hrs 57mins (10-0-5 in F#)
5152 Ytterbium Surprise Major
Composed by Benjamin D Constant

  1. Ruth Curtis
  2. John J Ford
  3. Janet E Menhinick
  4. Peter J Waterfield
  5. Andrew J Davey
  6. Russell A Brown
  7. Frank W Rivett
  8. Paul F Curtis (C)

Rung in memory of George W Pipe

Terrington St John, Norfolk
St John the Baptist
Friday, 6 March 2020 in 2hrs 51mins (10-3-2 in F#)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
7 methods: 1extent each Wearmouth, Munden, Cunecastre, Annable's London, York, Hull, Ipswich; 7 callings

  1. Russell A Brown
  2. Susan E Marsden
  3. Paul F Curtis
  4. Peter J Waterfield
  5. Alistair M Donaldson
  6. Paul M Mason (C)

Rung in memory of George W Pipe.

Watlington, Norfolk
St Peter and St Paul
Friday, 6 March 2020 in 2hrs 43mins (8-2-2 in A)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
7 methods: 1 extent each London, Cambridge, Carlisle, Durham, Norwich, Surfleet, Westminster; 7 callings

  1. Ruth Curtis
  2. Paul M Mason
  3. James E Benner
  4. Simon A Rudd
  5. P Barry Jones
  6. Paul F Curtis (C)

Rung in memory of George W Pipe.

Farnborough, Kent
St Giles the Abbot
Tuesday, 3 March 2020 in 2hrs 24mins (2-2-26 in E)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
One extent each of London, York, Durham, Bourne, Norwich, Beverley and Cambridge S.

  1. Margaret E Oram
  2. Anne E Franklin
  3. Ian H Oram
  4. Maureen A Poole
  5. Jacqueline M Barlow
  6. Nicholas Wilkins (C)

Rung in thanksgiving for the life of Peter Thomas Appleby (25th December 1921 - 31st January 2020, a member of the Tuesday morning working party and whose funeral was held yesterday at St Giles.

Brecon, Powys
Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 1 March 2020 in 3hrs 13mins (16-2-14 in E)
5120 Triton Delight Royal
Composed by Benjamin D Constant

  1. Michael R Crockett
  2. David C Bath
  3. Helen Phillips
  4. Felicity S Warwick
  5. Shirley E McGill
  6. Daniel R Jarvis
  7. Adam S Greenley
  8. David A Warwick
  9. Benjamin D Constant (C)
  10. Jack E Page

For St David’s Day.

Llandaff, Cardiff
Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul
Saturday, 29 February 2020 in 3hrs 22mins (24-1-15 in Eb)
5138 Spliced Surprise Maximus (3 Methods)
Composed by Robert D S Brown
2448 Bristol, 1346 Cambridge and 1344 Yorkshire with 49 changes of method and all the work

  1. Ian R Fielding
  2. Shirley E McGill
  3. Helen Phillips
  4. Felicity S Warwick
  5. David C Bath
  6. Jennifer R Sparling
  7. Daniel R Jarvis
  8. Michael R Crockett
  9. Jack E Page
  10. Benjamin D Constant
  11. Adam S Greenley
  12. David A Warwick (C)

750th peal - 3.

Newport, Newport
Cathedral Church of St Woolos
Saturday, 29 February 2020 in 3hrs 20mins (21-2-20 in D)
5006 Spliced Cinques and Maximus (2m/p)
Composed by Mark R Eccleston
2510 Stedman Cinques; 2496 Bristol Surprise Maximus; 7 changes of method/p

  1. Felicity S Warwick
  2. Jennifer R Sparling
  3. Shirley E McGill
  4. David C Bath
  5. Daniel R Jarvis
  6. Helen Phillips
  7. David A Warwick
  8. Jack E Page (C)
  9. Adam S Greenley
  10. Benjamin D Constant
  11. Michael R Crockett
  12. Ian R Fielding

First peal of Cinques and Maximus in Wales.
First Cinques and Maximus: 5 and 6.

Southwark, Greater London
Cathedral Church of St Saviour
Saturday, 22 February 2020 in 3hrs 58mins (48-3-1 in Bb)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by David Hull

  1. Alison C Waterson
  2. Shirley E McGill
  3. Michael R Crockett
  4. Annabelle F Frost
  5. Edward R Mack
  6. David A Warwick (C)
  7. Matthew C Gardiner
  8. Adam S Greenley
  9. Nicholas M W Haggett
  10. Benjamin D Constant
  11. Thomas B Mack
  12. Thomas J Waterson

To congratulate Julian Haggett on his forthcoming election to the Royal College of Organists.

Walton on Thames, Surrey
St Mary
Saturday, 22 February 2020 in 3hrs 10mins (21-2-7 in E)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen Ivin

  1. Geraldine R Forster
  2. Harry E Blamire
  3. Timothy R Forster
  4. Felicity S Warwick
  5. David A Warwick (C)
  6. Ian Roulstone
  7. Claire F Roulstone
  8. Nigel R Woodruff

Rung on the 20th Anniversary of Harry's first peal, Plain Bob Triples on the same bell.

City of London,
St Magnus the Martyr, London Bridge
Saturday, 15 February 2020 in 3hrs 31mins (26-3-9 in D)
5088 Spliced Surprise Maximus (4 Methods)
Composed by John S Warboys
Contains 1296 Ariel, Phobos, Zanussi; 1200 Bristol; 53 changes of method; all the work.

  1. Adam S Greenley
  2. Shirley E McGill
  3. David C Bath
  4. Jimmy L Yeoman
  5. Luke G Groom
  6. Jack L Edwards
  7. Mark J Pendery
  8. Daniel J Page
  9. Jack E Page (C)
  10. Nicholas M W Haggett
  11. Michael R Crockett
  12. Benjamin D Constant

South Petherton, Somerset
St Peter and St Paul
Saturday, 15 February 2020 in 3hrs 19mins (22-3-15 in D)
5000 London No 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by Benjamin D Constant

  1. Lucy S Warwick
  2. Rosemary J Duke
  3. Patricia M Hitchins
  4. Felicity S Warwick
  5. Hilary A Beresford
  6. Graham A Duke
  7. David A Warwick (C)
  8. Donald B Carter
  9. Harry E Blamire
  10. Nigel R Woodruff

Loughborough, Leicestershire
All Saints
Saturday, 8 February 2020 in 3hrs 38mins (30-2-0 in Db)
5120 Spliced Surprise Royal (5 Methods)
Composed by Robert C Kippin
5 methods: 1120 London No.3, 1000 each of Bristol, Cambridge, Superlative No.2 and Yorkshire, with 116 changes of method and all the work.

  1. Sally A Brown
  2. Shirley E McGill
  3. Felicity S Warwick
  4. Luke G Groom
  5. Jimmy L Yeoman
  6. Margaret Whiteley
  7. David A Warwick (C)
  8. Douglas J Beaumont
  9. Benjamin D Constant
  10. Adam S Greenley

Kingston upon Thames, Greater London
All Saints
Sunday, 2 February 2020 in 3hrs 26mins (18-3-27 in Eb)
5184 Spliced Surprise Maximus (4 Methods)
Composed by David G Hull
4 methods: 1344 each Bristol, Cambridge; 1296 Orion; 1200 Zanussi. 3 changes of method.

  1. Adam S Greenley
  2. Shirley E McGill
  3. Michael R Crockett
  4. Geraldine R Forster
  5. David C Bath
  6. Luke G Groom
  7. Jimmy L Yeoman
  8. Nicholas M W Haggett
  9. Claire F Roulstone
  10. Alan Regin
  11. Ian Roulstone (C)
  12. Benjamin D Constant

Bermondsey, Greater London
St James
Saturday, 1 February 2020 in 2hrs 57mins (14-1-15 in F#)
5056 Medway Surprise Major
Composed by Benjamin D Constant

  1. Michael H D O'Callaghan
  2. John J Ford
  3. Timothy R Forster
  4. Joseph E T Waters
  5. David C Bath
  6. Ian G Mills
  7. Peter W Emery
  8. Benjamin D Constant (C)

For SRCY “Not the Dinner Day”.

Holborn, Greater London
St Giles in the Fields
Saturday, 1 February 2020 in 2hrs 52mins (14-0-16 in F)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by A S Burbidge (10 part - 238 calls)

  1. Shirley E McGill
  2. Anne M Anthony
  3. Peter J Blight
  4. Joseph E T Waters
  5. Daniel R Jarvis
  6. Jack E Page (C)
  7. Martin J Bright
  8. Barry D Mack

For Society 'Not the Dinner' Day.

Shoreditch, Greater London
St Leonard
Saturday, 1 February 2020 in 3hrs 26mins (25-1-11 in Eb)
5136 Bristol Surprise Maximus
Composed by Alan G Reading

  1. Joanna K Dorling
  2. Shirley E McGill
  3. Elizabeth A Hibbert
  4. Jimmy L Yeoman
  5. Claire F Roulstone
  6. Daniel J Page
  7. Daniel R Jarvis
  8. Luke G Groom
  9. Jack E Page (C)
  10. Adam S Greenley
  11. Ian G Campbell
  12. Alan Regin

First in method: 7.
800th peal: 3.
For Society 'Not the Dinner' Day.

Southwark, Greater London
St George the Martyr
Saturday, 1 February 2020 in 3hrs 2mins (14-2-24 in F)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Mark B Davies (no 1)

  1. Simon J Davies
  2. Geraldine R Forster
  3. Penelope J V Sharpe
  4. Timothy R Forster
  5. Ian G Mills
  6. Ian Roulstone (C)
  7. Peter W Emery
  8. Claire F Roulstone

900th peal: 3. A NTDDP and NBP.

Spitalfields, Greater London
Christ Church
Saturday, 1 February 2020 in 3hrs 9mins (17-1-6 in E)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (8 Methods)
Composed by Donald F Morrison (no 6087)
8 methods: 896 Cambridge, Pudsey, Superlative; 672 Rutland; 448 Bristol, Lincolnshire, London, Yorkshire; 126 changes of method; all the work.

  1. Ian G Campbell
  2. Elizabeth A Hibbert
  3. Daniel J Page (C)
  4. Andrew D Hodgson
  5. Jimmy L Yeoman
  6. Luke G Groom
  7. Alan Regin
  8. Thomas B Mack

Rung for the Society’s ‘Not the Dinner Day’.

Reading, Berkshire
26 Redlands Road
Friday, 31 January 2020 in 2hrs 19mins (12 in F)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Donald F Morrison

  1. 1–2Luke G Groom
  2. 3–4Jack E Page (C)
  3. 5–6Daniel J Page
  4. 7–8Jimmy L Yeoman

First Surprise Major on handbells: 1-2.

Clifton, Bedfordshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 in 2hrs 53mins (10-0-6 in Ab)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23 Methods)
Composed by Norman Smith
224 changes each of Ashtead, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Double Dublin, Glasgow, Ipswich, Jersey, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Preston, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Tavistock, Uxbridge, Watford, Wembley, Whaley, Yorkshire 160com all the work

  1. Rosalind J Burrough
  2. Shirley E McGill
  3. Simon A Rudd (C)
  4. Philippa Whittington
  5. Frank W Rivett
  6. Ian G Campbell
  7. Alan Regin
  8. Claire F Roulstone

With best wishes to Amanda Richmond for a speedy recovery.

Ipswich, Suffolk
St Mary le Tower
Saturday, 18 January 2020 in 3hrs 30mins (34-3-6 in Db)
5021 Stedman Cinques
Composed by Mark R Eccleston

  1. Shirley E McGill
  2. Sally A Brown
  3. Michael R Crockett
  4. Linda M Garton
  5. Benjamin F Ricketts
  6. Daniel J Page
  7. John P Loveless
  8. Benjamin D Constant
  9. Jack E Page (C)
  10. Nicholas M W Haggett
  11. Thomas B Mack
  12. Adam S Greenley

Birthday compliments to the tenor ringe

Salford, Lancashire
Sacred Trinity
Saturday, 18 January 2020 in 2hrs 41mins (11-2-17 in G)
5024 Lessness Surprise Major
Composed by Donald F Morrison

  1. Carol A Marchbank
  2. Elizabeth A Hibbert
  3. Katherine A Hinchliffe
  4. B Haley Barnett
  5. Andrew C D Mayes
  6. Daniel R Jarvis
  7. Stephen R Aldridge (C)
  8. Mungo B Stacy

A ‘re-run’ of an attempt originally organised for the 2019 society peal weekend with an all North-West-based band. Rung in affectionate memory of John S Barnes, long-time organiser of the society’s peal weekend.
First Major as conductor, and first as conductor for the society.

Basingstoke, Hampshire
All Saints
Saturday, 4 January 2020 in 2hrs 56mins (11-0-6 in F)
5082 Sgurr A'Chaorachain Surprise Royal
Composed by Robert W Lee

  1. Angela M Athawes
  2. Daniel J Page
  3. June D Wells
  4. Beryl R Norris
  5. Margaret H Ross
  6. Katharine J Firman
  7. Timothy R Forster
  8. Jack E Page (C)
  9. Joanna E Knight
  10. Douglas J Beaumont

Betchworth, Surrey
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 4 January 2020 in 2hrs 50mins (11-0-10 in Ab)
5088 Ely Surprise Major
Composed by Benjamin D Constant

  1. Adam S Greenley
  2. Paul A Cammiade
  3. Anne L Rueff
  4. David C Bath
  5. Shirley E McGill
  6. Daniel R Jarvis
  7. Richard L Thumwood
  8. Benjamin D Constant (C)

500th peal: 4.