18th century Society Peals analysis

Leading

Ringers

  1. George Gross 96 (75 as C)
  2. Samuel Wood 77 (26 as C)
  3. Francis Wood 74 (1 as C)
  4. Isaiah Bray 49
  5. John Lamey 41
  6. Robert Mann 41
  7. William Stephens 36
  8. George Partrick 35 (33 as C)
  9. Malachi Channon 31
  10. William Lester 30

Conductors

  1. George Gross 75
  2. George Partrick 33
  3. Samuel Wood 26
  4. Thomas Lintott 10
  5. John Reeves 9
  6. John Frasier 8
  7. George Gross Jr 5
  8. Thomas Burrell 4
  9. William Shipway 4
  10. James Devine 3

Towers

  1. Shoreditch, St Leonard 34
  2. Whitechapel, St Mary Matfelon 20
  3. West Ham, All Saints 17
  4. Hackney, St John 9
  5. Spitalfields, Christ Church 8
  6. Edmonton, All Saints 7
  7. Southwark, SS Saviour & Mary Overie 6
  8. Horsham, St Mary the Virgin 6
  9. Holborn, St Giles in the Fields 5
  10. Islington, St Mary 5

Methods

  1. Plain Bob Major 58
  2. Oxford Treble Bob Major 39
  3. Grandsire Caters 23
  4. Grandsire Triples 20
  5. Oxford Treble Bob Royal 11
  6. Plain Bob Triples 5
  7. Double Bob Major 4
  8. Plain Bob Royal 3
  9. Cumberland Pleasure Major 2
  10. Treble Bob Royal 2

First peal in method for the Society full list »

The Society rang 196 peals in the 18th century an average of 3.77 a year in 34 different methods, 53 different towers by 237 ringers 23 as conductors.

Francis Wood was the first person to ring 50 peals for the Society calling just one. His first peal was at West Ham called by George Partrick, first master of the Society and his 50th peal was rung at St Giles Cripplegate called by George Gross.

First same forename (William) peal called by William Shipway

Peals rung nth years ago
Date Place Method Conductor pdf
1802 220 Years ago
22/03/1802 Southwark, SS Saviour & Mary Overie Oxford Treble Bob Maximus George Gross Jr  
13/09/1802 Islington, St Mary Single Cumberland Place Major William Shipway  
18/10/1802 Greenwich, St Alfege Treble Tittum 10 in George Gross Jr  
20/11/1802 Shoreditch, St Leonard Imperial Place Caters William Shipway  
27/12/1802 Islington, St Mary Grandsire Major William Shipway  
1792 230 Years ago
12/02/1792 Southwark, St John Horsleydown Grandsire Caters William Richardson  
07/05/1792 Southwark, SS Saviour & Mary Overie Grandsire Maximus John Reeves  
04/10/1792 Clerkenwell, St James Oxford Treble Bob Major George Gross  
05/11/1792 Hackney, St John Grandsire Triples William Richardson  
1782 240 Years ago
09/03/1782 Hackney, St John Reverse Grandsire Triples George Gross  
23/11/1782 Shoreditch, St Leonard Grandsire Caters George Gross  
1772 250 Years ago
22/04/1772 Hackney, St John Reverse Bob Major George Gross  
01/12/1772 City of London, St Giles Grandsire Caters George Gross  
1762 260 Years ago
12/12/1762 Bermondsey, St Mary Magdalen Oxford Treble Bob Major Samuel Wood  
1752 270 Years ago
22/02/1752 Spitalfields, Christ Church Plain Bob Major George Partrick  
17/07/1752 West Ham, All Saints Grandsire Caters George Partrick  
03/10/1752 Stepney, St George in the East Plain Bob Major George Partrick  
17/10/1752 Shoreditch, St Leonard Oxford Treble Bob Major George Partrick  
29/10/1752 West Ham, All Saints Plain Bob Royal George Partrick  
06/11/1752 City of London, St Dunstan in the East Plain Bob Major George Partrick  
Selected first peal in method for the Society
Date Place Method pdf
30/11/1748 Shoreditch, St Leonard Plain Bob Major 
12/09/1750 West Ham, All Saints Plain Bob Triples 
17/07/1752 West Ham, All Saints Grandsire Caters 
17/10/1752 Shoreditch, St Leonard Oxford Treble Bob Major 
29/10/1752 West Ham, All Saints Plain Bob Royal 
12/10/1754 Shoreditch, St Leonard Grandsire Triples 
27/11/1758 West Ham, All Saints Oxford Treble Bob Royal 
10/11/1766 Southwark, SS Saviour & Mary Overie Oxford Treble Bob Maximus 
24/01/1774 Southwark, SS Saviour & Mary Overie Grandsire Cinques 
23/09/1787 Southwark, St John Horsleydown Grandsire Royal 
07/01/1788 Bethnal Green, St Matthew Double Norwich Court Bob Major 
23/08/1788 Shoreditch, St Leonard Stedman Caters 
07/05/1792 Southwark, SS Saviour & Mary Overie Grandsire Maximus 
First peal on number of bells
Date Place Bells pdf
12/09/1750 West Ham, All Saints Triples  
30/11/1748 Shoreditch, St Leonard Major  
17/07/1752 West Ham, All Saints Caters  
29/10/1752 West Ham, All Saints Royal  
24/01/1774 Southwark, SS Saviour & Mary Overie Cinques  
10/11/1766 Southwark, SS Saviour & Mary Overie Maximus