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. Treble Bob Royal 2
  10. Cumberland Pleasure Major 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
1801 220 Years ago
11/01/1801 Whitechapel, St Mary Matfelon London Court Bob Major George Gross  
17/02/1801 Hackney, St John Shipway Place Triples William Shipway  
23/03/1801 Watford, St Mary Plain Bob Major George Gross Jr  
07/04/1801 Shoreditch, St Leonard Double Norwich Court Bob Royal George Gross  
02/05/1801 Shoreditch, St Leonard Treble Bob Royal George Gross Jr  
31/08/1801 Hemel Hempstead, St Mary Grandsire Triples John Hints  
18/10/1801 Lewisham, St Mary Oxford Treble Bob Major George Gross Jr  
31/10/1801 Shoreditch, St Leonard Tittum Treble Bob Royal George Gross Jr  
07/12/1801 Spitalfields, Christ Church Treble Bob Royal George Gross Jr  
15/12/1801 Bethnal Green, St Matthew Oxford Treble Bob Major George Gross Jr  
1791 230 Years ago
14/06/1791 Sevenoaks, St Nicholas Plain Bob Major John Reeves  
26/09/1791 Clerkenwell, St James Plain Bob Major William Jones  
11/12/1791 Islington, St Mary Oxford Treble Bob Major William Shipway  
1781 240 Years ago
27/02/1781 Horsham, St Mary the Virgin Plain Bob Triples Thomas Lintott  
24/03/1781 Shoreditch, St Leonard Plain Tittum Royal George Gross  
11/06/1781 Deptford, St Nicholas Grandsire Triples George Gross  
09/11/1781 Southwark, St Olave Oxford Treble Bob Major George Gross  
24/12/1781 Shoreditch, St Leonard Plain Tittum Royal George Gross  
1771 250 Years ago
08/12/1771 Whitechapel, St Mary Matfelon Reverse Bob Major George Gross  
1761 260 Years ago
18/01/1761 Holborn, St Giles in the Fields Oxford Treble Bob Major Samuel Wood  
26/01/1761 Shoreditch, St Leonard Cumberland Fancy Major George Partrick  
13/04/1761 Whitechapel, St Mary Matfelon Oxford Treble Bob Major Samuel Wood  
11/05/1761 Bedford, St Paul Plain Bob Major Francis Wood  
13/12/1761 Whitechapel, St Mary Matfelon Oxford Treble Bob Major Samuel Wood  
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