19th century Society Peals analysis

Leading

Ringers

  1. George Newson 306 (227 as C)
  2. Arthur R Jacob 190 (15 as C)
  3. Henry Dains 140 (5 as C)
  4. Henry A Hopkins 116 (1 as C)
  5. William Baron 107 (31 as C)
  6. Benjamin Foskett 107
  7. John Cox 93 (66 as C)
  8. Thomas Titchener 86
  9. James Hannington 85 (8 as C)
  10. Albert Pittam 85

Conductors

  1. George Newson 227
  2. John Cox 66
  3. George Gross Jr 64
  4. John Nelms 32
  5. William Baron 31
  6. Thomas Card 25
  7. Arthur H Gardom 23
  8. William H Burwash 19
  9. Henry W Haley 17
  10. William Atherton 16

Towers

  1. Clerkenwell, St James 40
  2. Holborn, St Giles in the Fields 34
  3. Southgate, Christ Church 33
  4. Shoreditch, St Leonard 25
  5. Speldhurst, St Mary the Virgin 25
  6. Highgate, St Anne 25
  7. Battersea, St Mary 22
  8. Birchington on Sea, Waterloo Tower, Quex Park, 21
  9. Poplar, All Saints 21
  10. Camberwell, St George 20

Methods

  1. Grandsire Triples 231
  2. Kent Treble Bob Major 145
  3. Grandsire Caters 68
  4. Double Norwich Court Bob Major 55
  5. Stedman Triples 46
  6. Plain Bob Major 42
  7. Stedman Caters 41
  8. Oxford Treble Bob Major 33
  9. Kent Treble Bob Royal 28
  10. Superlative Surprise Major 21

First peal in method for the Society full list »

The Society rang 1009 peals in the 19th century an average of 10.19 a year in 36 different methods, 174 different towers by 776 ringers 94 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
2021 0 Years ago
01/04/2021 Reading, 26 Redlands Road Spliced Treble Dodging Minor (178 Methods) Jack E Page  
03/04/2021 Reading, 26 Redlands Road Kent Treble Bob Major Jack E Page  
03/04/2021 Reading, 26 Redlands Road Spliced Surprise Minor (41 Methods) Alex S Riley  
1971 50 Years ago
02/01/1971 Lambeth, St Mary Halstead Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
09/01/1971 Hackney, St John Ealing Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
06/02/1971 Nottingham, St Peter Cambridge Surprise Major Simon Humphrey  
13/02/1971 Great Baddow, St Mary the Virgin Bristol Surprise Major Dennis Beresford  
13/03/1971 Stanford le Hope, St Margaret of Antioch Lincolnshire Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
13/04/1971 Turners Hill, St Leonard Bristol Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
17/04/1971 Shoreditch, St Leonard Stedman Cinques Derek E Sibson  
24/04/1971 Westminster, St Martin in the Fields Erin Cinques Dennis Beresford  
27/07/1971 Shoreditch, St Leonard Spliced Surprise Royal Derek E Sibson  
06/08/1971 Shoreditch, St Leonard Stedman Caters Derek E Sibson  
19/09/1971 Lambeth, St Mary Spliced Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
04/10/1971 Shoreditch, St Leonard Lanchester Surprise Royal Derek E Sibson  
04/10/1971 Eastbourne, Christ Church Peterborough Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
23/10/1971 Eastbourne, Christ Church Bristol Surprise Major Stanley Jenner  
23/10/1971 Nottingham, St Peter Cambridge Surprise Maximus Jack L Millhouse  
20/11/1971 Guildford, Holy Spirit Grandsire Caters Alan R Baldock  
14/12/1971 Shoreditch, St Leonard Yorkshire Surprise Royal Dennis Beresford  
1921 100 Years ago
06/01/1921 Westminster, St Martin in the Fields, Belfrey Plain Bob Royal John D Matthews  
05/02/1921 Shoreditch, St Leonard Kent Treble Bob Maximus John D Matthews  
26/02/1921 Highgate, St Anne Grandsire Triples Thomas Newman  
05/03/1921 Shoreditch, St Leonard Stedman Cinques John D Matthews  
21/05/1921 Shoreditch, St Leonard Grandsire Cinques John D Matthews  
02/07/1921 Epsom Common, Christ Church Double Norwich Court Bob Major Alfred H Pulling  
27/08/1921 Shoreditch, St Leonard Plain Bob Maximus Frank Smith  
15/10/1921 Northfleet, St Botolph Double Norwich Court Bob Major John H Cheesman  
12/11/1921 Edmonton, All Saints Superlative Surprise Major Edith K Parker  
12/11/1921 Highgate, St Anne Double Norwich Court Bob Major Edgar Wightman  
03/12/1921 Epsom, St Martin Stedman Caters John D Matthews  
10/12/1921 Westminster, St Clement Danes Stedman Caters John D Matthews  
17/12/1921 Highgate, St Anne Grandsire Triples Frank Smith  
17/12/1921 130 Clonmore Street, SW18 5HB Plain Bob Royal John D Matthews  
1871 150 Years ago
12/01/1871 Clerkenwell, St James Grandsire Triples John Cox  
14/01/1871 Holborn, St Andrew Grandsire Triples William Green  
1821 200 Years ago
22/01/1821 Stepney, St George in the East Oxford Treble Bob Major George Gross Jr  
06/02/1821 Islington, St Mary Oxford Treble Bob Major George Gross Jr  
13/05/1821 Mitcham, SS Peter & Paul Oxford Treble Bob Major George Gross Jr  
12/06/1821 Croydon, St John the Baptist Grandsire Triples Francis Mathew  
12/06/1821 Mitcham, SS Peter & Paul Grandsire Triples Francis Mathew  
1771 250 Years ago
08/12/1771 Whitechapel, St Mary Matfelon Reverse Bob Major George Gross  
Selected first peal in method for the Society
Date Place Method pdf
01/02/1800 Shoreditch, St Leonard Grandsire Caters 
28/04/1800 Edmonton, All Saints Oxford Treble Bob Major 
01/10/1800 Hackney, St John Grandsire Triples 
23/03/1801 Watford, St Mary Plain Bob Major 
07/04/1801 Shoreditch, St Leonard Double Norwich Court Bob Royal 
22/03/1802 Southwark, SS Saviour & Mary Overie Oxford Treble Bob Maximus 
27/12/1802 Islington, St Mary Grandsire Major 
03/01/1803 City of London, St Mary le Bow Oxford Treble Bob Royal 
05/03/1804 Spitalfields, Christ Church Grandsire Cinques 
26/02/1805 Shoreditch, St Leonard Stedman Caters 
20/12/1806 Spitalfields, Christ Church Stedman Cinques 
24/01/1813 Greenwich, St Alfege Plain Bob Royal 
14/03/1833 Clerkenwell, St James Stedman Triples 
22/09/1840 Clerkenwell, St James Double Norwich Court Bob Major 
10/10/1885 Long Melford, Holy Trinity Plain Bob Triples 
31/01/1891 Stoke Newington, St Mary Plain Bob Minor 
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