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
2022 0 Years ago
05/01/2022 Reading, 26 Redlands Road Spliced Surprise Minor (14 Methods) Jack E Page  
09/01/2022 Reading, Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin Spliced Surprise Major (4 Methods) Jack E Page  
19/01/2022 Shoreditch, St Leonard Yorkshire Surprise Major Jack E Page  
22/01/2022 Chichester, Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity Spliced Triples and Major (3m/p) Jack E Page  
23/01/2022 Northington, St John the Evangelist Treble Dodging Minor (7 Methods) Jack E Page  
26/01/2022 Shoreditch, St Leonard Spliced Cinques and Maximus (2m/p) Jack E Page  
1972 50 Years ago
04/03/1972 Eastbourne, Christ Church Yorkshire Surprise Major Alan R Baldock  
04/04/1972 Shoreditch, St Leonard London No.3 Surprise Royal Dennis Beresford  
07/04/1972 Shoreditch, St Leonard Stedman Cinques Dale Barton  
22/04/1972 Stanford le Hope, St Margaret of Antioch Spliced Surprise Major Dennis Beresford  
22/04/1972 Edenbridge, SS Peter & Paul Spliced Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
04/05/1972 Shoreditch, St Leonard Spliced Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
07/05/1972 Tonbridge, SS Peter & Paul Spliced Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
03/06/1972 Oakham, All Saints Rutland Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
17/06/1972 Wrotham, St George London Surprise Major Ian H Oram  
08/09/1972 Lincoln, Blessed Virgin Mary and St Hugh Stedman Cinques Derek E Sibson  
23/09/1972 Spitalfields, Christ Church Bristol Surprise Major Derek E Sibson  
07/10/1972 Melbourne, St Paul Yorkshire Surprise Major Thomas W Goodyer  
07/10/1972 Drayton, St Peter Cambridge Surprise Major Ronald F Diserens  
07/10/1972 Burnham, St Peter Grandsire Triples Richard E Dean  
07/10/1972 Bowdon, St Mary the Virgin Cambridge Surprise Major Ian H Oram  
07/10/1972 Penrith, St Andrew Plain Bob Major Derek E Sibson  
07/10/1972 Kingston, St James Spliced Surprise Major Michael J Church  
07/10/1972 Danbury, St John the Baptist Yorkshire Surprise Major Joseph E G Roast  
07/10/1972 Longney, St Lawrence Stedman Triples Jack L Millhouse  
07/10/1972 Hertford, St Andrew Plain Bob Major Roger Baldwin  
07/10/1972 Eaton Socon, St Mary Cambridge Surprise Major Philip Mehew  
07/10/1972 Southport, Emmanuel, Yorkshire Surprise Major Ian H Oram  
07/10/1972 Leicester, All Saints Yorkshire Surprise Major David D Smith  
07/10/1972 Lincoln, St Giles Cambridge Surprise Major Peter A Sharp  
07/10/1972 Harrow Weald, All Saints Yorkshire Surprise Major Frank T Blagrove  
07/10/1972 Caston, The Holy Cross Minor H William Barrett  
07/10/1972 Weldon, St Mary Minor Cynthia E Barnett  
07/10/1972 Oxford, St Ebbe with St Peter le Bailey Plain Bob Major Philip H Tocock  
07/10/1972 Oakham, All Saints Plain Bob Major Christopher J Groome  
07/10/1972 Yatton, St Mary the Virgin Rutland Surprise Major Jack L Millhouse  
07/10/1972 Grundisburgh, St Mary the Virgin Yorkshire Surprise Royal Howard W Egglestone  
07/10/1972 Ashtead, St Giles Cambridge Surprise Major J Michael Lakin  
07/10/1972 Pulborough, St Mary Cambridge Surprise Major Ian V J Smith  
07/10/1972 Withyham, St Michael and All Angels Grandsire Triples Alan R Baldock  
07/10/1972 Langdale, Holy Trinity Minor Derek E Sibson  
07/10/1972 Bishops Cannings, St Mary the Virgin Plain Bob Major Edwin A Barnett  
07/10/1972 Holbeck, Leeds, St Matthew Yorkshire Surprise Major Ronald R Warford  
02/12/1972 Solihull, St Alphege Stedman Cinques Dale Barton  
1922 100 Years ago
07/01/1922 Shoreditch, St Leonard Stedman Cinques John D Matthews  
25/03/1922 Highgate, St Anne Kent Treble Bob Major Frank Smith  
22/04/1922 Shoreditch, St Leonard Stedman Cinques John D Matthews  
01/05/1922 Victoria, St John the Evangelist Cambridge Surprise Major John D Matthews  
12/08/1922 Shoreditch, St Leonard Stedman Cinques John D Matthews  
03/09/1922 Birchington on Sea, Waterloo Tower, Quex Park, Stedman Caters John D Matthews  
30/09/1922 City of London, St Michael Stedman Cinques John D Matthews  
30/09/1922 Edmonton, All Saints London Surprise Major James Parker  
28/10/1922 Westminster, St Clement Danes Stedman Caters John D Matthews  
16/12/1922 Shoreditch, St Leonard Kent Treble Bob Maximus John D Matthews  
1872 150 Years ago
16/05/1872 Pimlico, St Gabriel Stedman Triples John Cox  
09/09/1872 Holborn, St Giles in the Fields Grandsire Triples George Newson  
1822 200 Years ago
11/03/1822 Stepney, St George in the East Grandsire Triples George Gross Jr  
15/12/1822 Bethnal Green, St Matthew Oxford Treble Bob Major George Gross Jr  
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  
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