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1957-1959

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1957

Southampton University Guild of Change Ringers

07 December 1957

2hr 57mins

5056 Plain Bob Major

1 John L. Queen

2 Margaret E. L. Beamish

3 Derek C. Jackson

4 Don C. Exell

5 J. Henry Gilbert

6 David J. Forder

7 Raymond E. Finch

8 Michael V. White

Composed by T. B. Worsley

Conducted by Margaret E. L. Beamish

First Peal on the bells

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

15 March 1958

2hr 40mins

5040 Grandsire Triples

1 Derek C. Jackson

2 Michael V. White

3 Don C. Exell

4 Maurice J. Butler

5 Margaret E. L. Beamish

6 John L. Queen

7 R. Roger Savory

8 Robert C. Kippin

Composed by Parkers 12 part

Conducted by R. Roger Savory

First Peal of Triples on the bells

First Peal of triples: 2, 6

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1960

Church of the Ascension

Bitterne Park

11 February 1960

2hr 47mins

5056 Plain Bob Major

1 Dudley A. Thomas

2 Michael J. Thomas

3 M. Elizabeth L. Chapman

4 Pamela A. Jones

5 Kenneth S. B. Croft

6 Robert C. Kippin

7 Tom Chapman

8 David E. House

Composed by C. H. Martin

Conducted by David E. House

First Peal: 1

First Peal inside: 4

First Peal as conductor

Church of the Ascension

Bitterne Park

08 October 1960

2hr 52mins

5088 Kent Treble Bob Major

1 Eric Woolgrove

2 John R. Faithful

3 Janice E. Williamson

4 Reginald W. Rex

5 David E. House

6 Michael J. Thomas

7 Arthur Sayers

8 Geoffry K. Dodd

Composed by

Conducted by

Rung as a birthday compliment to the vicar,

The Reverend R. O. Stephenson

First Peal of Treble Bob on the bells

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

17 February 1962

2hr 30mins

5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major

1 Michael J. Thomas

2 Elizabeth A. G. Bowden

3 Raymond Haines

4 Robert C. Kippin

5 James R. Taylor

6 Don C. Exell

7 David E. House

8 A. Patrick Canon

Composed by Sir A. P. Heyward

Conducted by A. Patrick Canon

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

09 February 1963

2hr 38mins

5056 Ipswich Surprise Major

1 Derek C. Jackson

2 Raymond Haines

3 John R. Faithful

4 David J. Forder

5 Robert C. Kippin

6 David E. House

7 Maurice J. Butler

8 Michael J. Thomas

Composed by E. W. Tippler

Conducted by Robert C. Kippin

First in method by all the band, in the county and for the guild

First surprise on the bells

Rung for the dedication festival

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

05 August 1963

2hr 38mins

5056 Pudsey Surprise Major

1 Hilary N. Kippin

2 Robert C. Kippin

3 George E. Thoolay

4 D. John Hunt

5 Michael J. Thomas

6 Richard J. Bowden

7 Peter Bridle

8 David E. House

Composed by P. G. K. Davies

Conducted by David E. House

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

26 December 1964

2hr 38mins

5088 Double Norwich Court Bob Major

1 Robert C. Kippin

2 David J. Forder

3 David E. House

4 Michael J. Thomas

5 Arthur D. Butler

6 Maurice J. Butler

7 Thomas H. Francis

8 R. Roger Savory

Composed by T. W. Rogers

Conducted by R. Roger Savory

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

08 January 1966

2hr 53mins

5040 Grandsire Triples

1 K. Hollingsworth

2 Dennis B. Brown

3 Joy Butler

4 Patricia Pitfield

5 Colin J. Butler

6 Maurice J. Butler

7 David E. House

8 Michael J. Thomas

Composed by Parkers 12 part

Conducted by David E. House

First Peal inside: 3

Rung for Epiphany

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

14 May 1966

2hr 35mins

5040 Grandsire Doubles

1 Heather J. Hinton

2 Beryl J. Cross

3 Deborah N. Maggs

4 Margaret F. Coombs

5 Dennis B. Brown

6 Pamela J. Coombs

Conducted by Dennis B. Brown

First Peal: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6

First Peal as Conductor

First Peal on the bells by a Sunday service band

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

20 May 1967

2hr 39mins

5040 Doubles

1 Beryl J. Cross

2 Heather J. Hinton

3 Colin J. Butler

4 Deborah N. Maggs

5 Dennis B. Brown

6 Roger V. Smith

Conducted by Dennis B. Brown

First Peal: 6

First Peal inside: 2

The most methods/variations to a Peal for all the band and for the guild

Being 76 methods/variations in the following extents:

1. Grandsire, St Helen 2. Newborough, Longparish 3. St Quintin, Allistrie

4. St Lucy, St Frideswide 5. Daffodil, St Anne 6. Bluebell, Middleton Stoney

7. Ladbrooke, Keysae 8. Zennor, Pinks 9. St Margaret, St Valentine

10. Oxford, Freeland 11. St Swithun, Antolope 12. Horthleigh, St Cross

13. Lois, Ray 14. Beckley, Stanton 15. Gresford, Jacobstow 16. St Lydfil, Hanbury

17. Didworth 18. St Clements 19. Primrose 20. Snodsbury

21. Worthington, Blesswell, St Thomas the Martyr 22. Weston, Buttercup, Bledon

23. Trinity, Violet, Godshill 24. St Epworth, Bladon, Nettlebed 25. April Day

26. Litchwich 27. May Day 28. Leighford 29. Plain Bob 30. Remmington

31. Wychbold 32. Dimbleton, Honeysuckle, St Gdwena 33. Marlow, Evenlude, Chinnor

33. St Christopher, Wallflower, Chiddington 34. Cowslip, St Neots, Wilby

35. Foxton, St Ragigund, Oddington 36. Clifford Pleasure 37. St David

38. Royston 39. Little Aston 40. Southrepps 42. Reverse Canterbury.

Church of the Ascension

Bitterne Park

25 October 1967

2hr 46mins

5040 Plain Bob Minor

1 Roger V. Smith

2 Stephen R. Smith

3 Colin J. Butler

4 Heather J. Hinton

5 Deborah N. Maggs

6 Dennis B. Brown

Conducted by Dennis B. Brown

First Peal: 2

Rung to mark the anniversary of the installation of the bells

Church of the Ascension

Bitterne Park

17 May 1969

2hr 35mins

5040 Grandsire and Plain Bob Doubles

1 Ann M. Carlton (aged 12)

2 Vande J. Crabb

3 Heather J. Hinton

4 Deborah N. Maggs

5 Dennis B. Brown

6 Stephen R. Smith

Conducted by Dennis B. Brown

First Peal: 1, 2

Rung for Ascensiontide

Church of the Ascension

Bitterne Park

27 September 1969

2hr 24mins

5040 Grandsire and Plain Bob Doubles

1 Vande J. Crabb

2 Heather J. Hinton

3 Stephen R. Smith

4 Colin J. Butler

5 Dennis B. Brown

6 Brendon J. Brophy

Conducted by

(Grandsire) D. B. Brown,

(Pain Bob) C. J Butler

First Peal: 6

Rung to commemorate the departure from the parish of

The Reverend R. J. Parsons, and the birth of a son,

Adrian, To Mr and Mrs D. B. Brown

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1970

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

18 April 1970

2hr 44mins

5056 Plain Bob Major

1 Vande J. Crabb

2 Deborah N. Maggs

3 Michael J. Thomas

4 Heather J. Hinton

5 Margaret S. Judge

6 Colin J. Butler

7 Dennis B. Brown

8 David E. House

Composed by N. Golden

Conducted by David E. House

First Peal on 8: 1, 4

First Peal: 5

Rung by past and present members of the local band as a farewell to

Canon R. O. Stephenson (Vicar 1948-1970)

The Ancient Society of Purbeck Youths

29 December 1970

2hr 47mins

5040 Plain Bob Major

1 Howard E. J. Smith

2 David J. Massey

3 Katherine J. Maundrell

4 John W. Blackwood

5 Graham W. Elmes

6 Richard H. Youdale

7 George E. Bonham

8 Timothy F. Collins

Composed by Timothy F. Collins

Conducted by Timothy F. Collins

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

02 September 1971

2hr 52mins

5040 Oxford Bob Triples

1 Richard Green

2 Edward W. Colley

3 Jean M. Berriman

4 Barry J. Fry

5 William T. Perrins

6 John P. Colliss

7 Williams Willans

8 John O. Coleman

Composed by J. J. Parker

Conducted by William T. Perrins

100th Peal for the guild: 4

First Peal: 8

First in the method by all

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1980

Society of Royal Cumberland Youths

29 July 1981

2hr 53mins

5040 Grandsire Triples

1 Dennis A. Chapman

2 Barry F. Peachey

3 Colin J. Butler

4 Maurice J. Butler

5 John Heartless

6 Heather L. E. Peachey

7 David J. Forder

8 Jessie M. Kippin

Composed by Parkers 12 part (7OBS)

Conducted by David J. Forder

Rung for the wedding of HRH The Prince of

Wales and The Lady Diana Spencer

Sussex County Association

21 November 1981

2hr 49mins

5029 Bristol Surprise Major

1 Mandy J. Stubbington

2 Julia R. Cater

3 Gail Cater

4 Ruth E. Reeves

5 Geoffery D. Peck

6 Hamish M. McNaughton

7 Neil J. Sheard

8 Colin R. Spencer

Composed by N. R. Aspland

Conducted by Colin R. Spencer

First Peal of Bristol: 2

First Peal of Bristol as conductor

Southampton University Guild of Change Ringers

20 February 1982

2hr 40mins

5040 Minor

1 Hugh Baxter

2 Clare Housden

3 Martin Halls

4 Brenda Richardson

5 Robert D. McGowen

6 Nicholas J. Parr

Conducted by Nicholas J. Parr

First Peal: 4

First of Minor: 1

First Peal as conductor

3 methods: Kent Treble Bob, Cambridge Surprise, Plain Bob

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

30 December 1982

2hr 55mins

5120 Spliced Surprise Major

1 Martin K. Waldron

2 Christine A. Joyce

3 Julia R. Cater

4 Barry J. Fry

5 Richard H. Sams

6 Anthony P. Smith

7 John S. Croft

8 Roy Le Marechal

Composed by P. G. K. Davies

Conducted by Roy Le Marechal

4 methods:Yorkshire, Cambridge,

Lincolnshire, Rutland, 69 Com, ATW

The Ancient Society of College Youths

30 December 1982

2hr 49mins

5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

1 Alen R. Patterson

2 James E. Andrews

3 Andrew W. R. Wilby

4 David E. Rothera

5 Christopher H. Rogers

6 Kenneth J. Hesketh

7 Martin L. Howe

8 David E. House

Composed by Norman Smith

Conducted by David E. House

Southampton University Guild of Change Ringers

03 March 1984

2hr 44mins

5040 Minor

1 Helen L. Copper

2 Robert J. Child

3 Simon J. Dixon

4 David Hall

5 Brenda Richardson

6 Noel Griffin

Conducted by Brenda Richardson

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

04 February 1989

2hr 53mins

5000 February Surprise Major

1 Peter W. Hill

2 George E. Evenden

3 Rev. Barry J. Fry

4 Vanessa Powell

5 Patricia D. Taeuber

6 Graham A. Nobbs

7 Christine R. Hill

8 Malcolm M. Powell

Composed by

Conducted by Malcolm M. Powell

First in the method by all and for the guild

Rung for the Dedication Festival

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

21 May 1989

2hr 28mins

5040 Stedman Triples

1 George E. Evenden

2 Revd. Barry J. Fry

3 John Pladdys

4 Vanessa Powell

5 Timothy Wylie

6 Malcolm M. Powell

7 Andrew B. Mills

8 Dennis A. Chapman

Composed by John Pladdys (No.14)

Conducted by John Pladdys

First Peal of Stedman: 4

1000th Peal of Stedman on tower bells: 3

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1990

Southampton University Guild of Change Ringers

09 February 1991

2hr 32mins

5040 Plain Bob Minor

1 Rupert Howes

2 Sarah C. Woodcock

3 Stuart C. Palin

4 Roy A. S. Mold

5 Simon J. Dixon

6 Phillip J. Gorrod

Conducted by Phillip J. Gorrod

Rung on Dinner Day

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

05 January 1997

5000 Greasley Surprise Major

1 John P. Colliss

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Composed by

Conducted by Colin Turner

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2000

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

15 February 2003

2hr 32mins

5088 Spliced Surprise Major

1 Steve Castle

2 Lee Pinnington

3 Nicola E. Firminger

4 R. Mark Esbester

5 Dickon R. Love

6 Mark B. Place

7 Jonathan C. Hetherington

8 D. Paul Mason

Composed by P. G. K. Davies

Conducted by Jonathan C. Hetherington

First Peal of Spliced Major: 8

Completes Peals in all currently ringable towers in Southampton: 1, 6, 7

Rung as a 30th birthday compliment to Paul Mason

6 Methods: Yorksire, Cambridge, Superlative, Rutland, Lincolnshire and Bristol

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

24 March 2003

2hr 44mins

5152  Glasgow Surprise Major

1 Jonathan C. Hetherington

2 Philip J. Earis

3 Rhiannon J. Matthews

4 Andrew J.W. Tibbetts

5 James A. Haseldine

6 Martin J. Turner

7 Lee Pinnington

8 Oliver R. Hall

Conducted by Jonathan C. Hetherington

Composition 27 course block, reduced

First peal of Glasgow: 2,3,7,8.

First peal of Glasgow as conductor.

First peal of Glasgow on the bells.

Oxford Diocesan Guild

01 April 2003

2hr 47mins

5088 Runnymede Surprise Major

1 Beryl R. Norris

2 Bobbie May

3 M. Ann Bethell

4 Dianna M. Bridle

5 Canon Bary J Fry

6 William Butler

7 John C. Sheppard

8 Peter Bridle

Conducted by William Butler

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