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Lancashire Association
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Friday, 3 January 1997 in 3h (24–0–7)
5000 Spliced Surprise Royal (10m)
10m: 720 Clifton, 680 Bristol, 560 London No.3, 520 each Cambridge, Rutland; 400 each Albanian, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative No.2, Yorkshire: 70 com.atw.
Composed by R R Horton
1 James E Andrews
2 Gail L Randall
3 Geoffrey R Gardner
4 John Cornock
5 Peter C Randall (C)
6 Geoffrey Fothergill
7 Michael H Tompsett
8 Derek J Thomas
9 Richard S Starkie
10 George H Campling
Ringing world: 4478.0193
Ringing World page reference: 4478.0193

Lancashire Association
Southport, Lancashire
Emmanuel
Saturday, 4 January 1997 in 3h 4 (12)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23 Methods)
224 each Ashtead, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Double Dublin, Glasgow, Ipswich, Jersey, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Preston, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Tavistock, Uxbridge, Watford, Wembley, Whalley, Yorkshire; 160 com, atw
Composed by N Smith
1 Susan P Meyer
2 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
3 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
4 Stephen N Whittleton
5 Susan D Sparling
6 George H Campling
7 Peter D Hughes (C)
8 Simon S Meyer
First 23-spliced Surprise Major - 2,3,5,7,8.
To celebrate the engagement of Christopher Pitman and Helen Foster.
Ringing World page reference: 4476.0143

Lancashire Association
Liverpool, Merseyside
Our Lady and St Nicholas, Pier Head
Sunday, 5 January 1997 in 3h 32 (41–3–15 in C)
5040 Bristol Surprise Maximus
Composed by Peter C Randall
1 Lenard J Mitchell
2 Geoffrey R Gardner
3 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
4 Stephen N Whittleton
5 John Cornock
6 Peter C Randall (C)
7 Colin Woods
8 Peter D Hughes
9 Simon S Meyer
10 Richard S Starkie
11 Jeffrey Brannan
12 George H Campling
First peal of Maximus inside and 100th peal: 3. First of Bristol Surprise Maximus: 9.
Ringing World page reference: 4478.0194

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Greater Manchester
St Leonard
Friday, 10 January 1997 in 2h 44 (11–2–8)
5088 Yttrium Surprise Major
Composed by R F B Speed
1 Joseph Thornley
2 John P Partington
3 Gail L Randall
4 Peter C Randall (C)
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Alan McNutt
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
400th different Surprise Major method: 2; 100th together: 1,2, 4,7 & 8.
A 106th birthday complimen t (8/1/1897) to Mrs David Vincent.
Ringing world: 4478.0193
Ringing World page reference: 4478.0193

Lancashire Association
Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester
St John
Wednesday, 15 January 1997 in 2h 45 (12–1–8 in G)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
1120 Rutland; 896 Superlative; 800 Pudsey; 768 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 98 com. atw.
Composed by M C W Sherwood
1 Barbara M Shallcross
2 Jean Barnes
3 Lindsay F Smith
4 Ian S Bennett
5 John B Shallcross
6 Geoffrey H Smith
7 Ian Smith
8 James E Andrews (C)
First 6 Spliced: 5.
First for the Association: 4.
To celebrate the foundation of the Diocese of Manchester; also to welcome Nicholas Devereux, first child of Jenny Whiting & Barry Hale born 8/12-96.
RW 1997/218.
Ringing World page reference: 4479.0218

Lancashire Association
Accrington, Lancashire
St James
Sunday, 19 January 1997 in 2h 55 (11–1–14 in G)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal (21m)
(240 each Abingdon, Albanian, Banbury, Cambridge, Christchurch, Feltham, Goldsborough, Horsleydown, Langley, Lincolnshire, Lindsey, London No.3, Oakham, Prittlewell, Pudsey, Ranmoor, Rutland, Superlative No.2, Swindon, Vermuyden, Yorkshire: 125 com)
Composed by Colin Woods
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Paul McNutt
3 Diana J Handley
4 Geoffrey Fothergill
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 Geoffrey R Gardner
7 Cyril Crossthwaite
8 Walter E Wilkinson
9 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
10 Colin Woods (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4480.0242

Lancashire Association
Burnley, Lancashire
St Peter
Sunday, 26 January 1997 in 3h 7 (18–0–8)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major
2m: 2688 Belfast, 2400 Belfast: 48 com.atw
Composed by John M Goldthorpe
1 Joseph Thornley
2 John Cornock
3 Geoffrey R Gardner
4 C James Hustler
5 Jeffrey Kershaw
6 George H Campling (C)
7 Richard S Starkie
8 Terry M Astill
Ringing world: 4480.0243
Ringing World page reference: 4480.0243

Lancashire Association
Burnley, Lancashire
St Peter
Friday, 31 January 1997 in 3h 5 (18–0–8)
5056 Vienna Delight Major
Composed by John M Goldthorpe
1 Richard J Parker
2 Angela Beardow
3 Gordon Rothwell
4 James E Andrews
5 Terry M Astill
6 Geoffrey R Gardner
7 Peter C Randall
8 George H Campling (C)
Ringing world: 4480.0243
Ringing World page reference: 4480.0243

Lancashire Association
Westhoughton, Greater Manchester
St Bartholomew
Saturday, 1 February 1997 in 2h 46 (14–1–2 in F♯)
5184 Pytchley Surprise Major
Composed by John Warboys
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Colin Woods
3 Barbara M Shallcross
4 Alan McNutt
5 John B Shallcross
6 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 James E Andrews
First peal in the method for all the band.
Ringing World page reference: 4480.0243

Lancashire Association
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Friday, 7 February 1997 in 3h 3 (24–0–7)
5000 Spliced Surprise Royal
(11m: 680 Bristol; 520 Cambridge, 480 each Clifton, London No 3; 440 Rutland; 400 each Albanian, Clyde, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative No 2, Yorkshire; 67 com, atw)
Composed by R R Horton
1 John Cornock
2 Geoffrey R Gardner
3 Stephen N Whittleton
4 Peter C Randall (C)
5 Geoffrey Fothergill
6 Michael H Tompsett
7 James E Andrews
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
9 Richard S Starkie
10 George H Campling
Ringing world: 4484.0343
Ringing World page reference: 4484.0343

Lancashire Association
Walkden, Lancashire
St Paul
Saturday, 8 February 1997 in 2h 56 (18–2–1)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by P J Flavell
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Lindsay F Smith
3 Jean Barnes
4 Jeffrey Brannan
5 Geoffrey H Smith
6 Ian Smith
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 James E Andrews (C)
First in the method and completes the "Standard 8": 3.
First in the method as conductor.
A birthday compliment to Barbara Shallcross (first 2 digits significant!).
Ringing world: 4481.0268

Lancashire Association
Bolton, Greater Manchester
St Peter
Sunday, 9 February 1997 in 3h 15 (19–2–10 in E)
5042 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by Roderick W Pipe
1 Ian Smith
2 James E Andrews
3 John Cornock
4 Peter D Hughes
5 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
6 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
7 Stephen N Whittleton
8 Geoffrey Fothergill
9 Barry Hale
10 Simon S Meyer (C)
11 Colin Woods
12 Peter M Fleckney
First Maximus: 1 & as conductor. First Yorkshire Maximus: 9. Condolences to the family of Ian Howgego, colleague of 10, following his sudden death.
Ringing World page reference: 4481.0268

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Greater Manchester
St Leonard
Friday, 14 February 1997 in 2h 42 (11–2–8)
5056 Beryllium Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Joseph Thornley
2 John P Partington
3 Peter C Randall (C)
4 Geoffrey R Gardner
5 Andrew J Webster
6 Alan McNutt
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing world: 4484.0343
Ringing World page reference: 4484.0343

Lancashire Association
Bolton, Greater Manchester
St Peter
Saturday, 15 February 1997 in 3h 8 (19–2–10 in E)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by J Reeves
1 Jean Barnes
2 Linda Mort
3 Geoffrey Fothergill
4 Lindsay F Smith
5 James E Andrews (C)
6 Barbara M Shallcross
7 Keith M Taylor
8 Raymond J Clayton
9 Stephen Mort
10 John B Shallcross
11 Geoffrey H Smith
12 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4481.0268

Lancashire Association
Blackburn, Lancashire
Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 16 February 1997 in 3h 8 (25–1–14 in D)
5003 Grandsire Caters
Composed by Mark C Liebenrood
1 Frank N G Anderton
2 Lindsay F Smith
3 Jean Barnes
4 Ian S Bennett
5 John Hartley
6 Geoffrey H Smith
7 James E Andrews (C)
8 Malcolm Murphy
9 Ian Smith
10 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4481.0268

Lancashire Association
Accrington, Lancashire
St James
Sunday, 16 February 1997 in 2h 55 (11–1–14 in G)
5040 Rutland Surprise Royal
Composed by Roderick R Horton
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Walter E Wilkinson
3 Paul A Thompson
4 Diana J Handley
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 Cyril Crossthwaite
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
9 Paul McNutt
10 Colin Woods (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4485.0370

Lancashire Association
Liverpool, Merseyside
St Michael, Garston
Sunday, 2 March 1997 in 2h 42 (10–0–7 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Graham K Austin
2 Samuel M Austin
3 Barry S Lewis
4 Louise S Price
5 Nicholas C Willasey
6 Peter L Furniss (C)
First peal: 2 (aged 11) and 3.
Ringing World page reference: 4484.0343

Lancashire Association
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Friday, 7 March 1997 in 3h (24–0–7)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal
6m: 880 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Metropolitan; 800 Ipsfield, Oakham, Yorkshire: 113 com. atw.
Composed by C Adams (Arr. P C Randall)
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Geoffrey R Gardner
3 John Cornock
4 Stephen N Whittleton
5 Geoffrey Fothergill
6 Peter C Randall (C)
7 James E Andrews
8 Michael H Tompsett
9 Richard S Starkie
10 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing world: 4484.0454
Ringing World page reference: 4488.0454

Lancashire Association
Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire
St Chad
Saturday, 8 March 1997 in 2h 53 (9 in B♭)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by H J Howlett
1 Val A Glen
2 Joseph Thornley
3 Graham Snape
4 John Birks
5 Stuart F Newton
6 Sidney P Lloyd
7 Gordon R Birks
8 James E Andrews (C)
First peal: 5.
Ringing World page reference: 4494.0612

Lancashire Association
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Sunday, 9 March 1997 in 3h 20 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5042 Bristol Surprise Royal
Composed by David G Hull
1 Bryan J McCahey
2 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
3 John Cornock
4 Stephen N Whittleton
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Colin Woods
7 Simon S Meyer
8 Peter C Randall
9 Richard S Starkie
10 George H Campling (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4485.0370

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Greater Manchester
St Leonard
Friday, 14 March 1997 in 2h 44 (11–2–8)
5088 Osmium Surprise Major
Composed by S J Ivin
1 Joseph Thornley
2 John P Partington
3 Peter C Randall
4 John Cornock (C)
5 Alan McNutt
6 Geoffrey R Gardner
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing world: 4488.0454
Ringing World page reference: 4488.0454

Lancashire Association
Accrington, Lancashire
St James
Sunday, 16 March 1997 in 2h 55 (11–1–14 in G)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal (21m)
(240 each Abingdon, Albanian, Banbury, Cambridge, Christchurch, Feltham, Goldsborough, Horsleydown, Langley, Lincolnshire, Lindsey, London No.3, Oakham, Prittlewell, Pudsey, Ranmoor, Rutland, Superlative No.2, Swindon, Vermuyden, Yorkshire: 125 com)
Composed by Colin Woods
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Paul McNutt
3 Diana J Handley
4 Geoffrey Fothergill
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 Geoffrey R Gardner
7 Cyril Crossthwaite
8 Walter E Wilkinson
9 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
10 Colin Woods (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4487.0427

Lancashire Association
Blackburn, Lancashire
Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 22 March 1997 in 3h 8 (25–1–14 in D)
5007 Stedman Caters
Composed by R E J Dennis
1 Cyril Crossthwaite (C)
2 Barbara D Murray
3 Jean Barnes
4 James E Andrews
5 Frank N G Anderton
6 Jeffrey Kershaw
7 Ian S Bennett
8 Ian Smith
9 Geoffrey Fothergill
10 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4487.0427

Lancashire Association
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Friday, 4 April 1997 in 3h 1 (24–0–7 in D)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal (3m)
(1920 London No.3; 1840 Ashby; 1280 Zeist: 71 com, atw)
Composed by Roderick R Horton (Arranged Peter C Randall)
1 Colin Woods
2 James E Andrews
3 John Cornock
4 Geoffrey R Gardner
5 Geoffrey Fothergill
6 Peter C Randall (C)
7 Michael H Tompsett
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
9 Richard S Starkie
10 Ian G Campbell
Ringing World page reference: 4492.0562

Lancashire Association
St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire
St Hippolytus
Saturday, 5 April 1997 in 2h 47 (12–3–6 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
One extent each of London, Bourne, Ipswich, Norwich, Beverley, Surfleet, Cambridge
1 Andrew J Holland
2 Susan Buckingham
3 Andrew P Warboys (C)
4 Alison J Britliff
5 Robert W Lee
6 Keith N Buckingham
Ringing World page reference: 4491.0540

Lancashire Association
Potton, Bedfordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 5 April 1997 in 2h 32 (7–0–0 in A)
5040 Minor (7m)
1 extent each Cambridge S, Double Oxford B, Single Oxford B, Kent TB, St Clement's CB, Oxford TB, Plain B.
1 Marion A Robinson
2 Jane Holland
3 Rachel D Gordon
4 Rev Kevin M Price (C)
5 L Martin Daniels
6 Andrew W Gordon

Lancashire Association
Sudbury, Suffolk
St Gregory
Sunday, 6 April 1997 in 3h 10 (16 in E)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by S Humphrey
1 Marion Robinson
2 Robert W Lee
3 Andrew J Holland
4 Andrew P Warboys
5 John M Goldthorpe
6 Ian K Bushell
7 Rev Kevin M Price (C)
8 Michael G Purday
Ringing World page reference: 4491.0540

Lancashire Association
Framsden, Suffolk
St Mary
Monday, 7 April 1997 in 2h 45 (16–2–3 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
1 Jane Holland
2 Sue Buckingham
3 Keith N Buckingham
4 L Martin Daniels
5 John J Proudfoot
6 Kevin M Price (C)
7 Andrew W Gordon
8 Robert W Lee
Ringing World page reference: 4491.0540

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Greater Manchester
St Leonard
Friday, 11 April 1997 in 2h 45 (11–2–8)
5151 Quarkonium Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Joseph Thornley
2 John P Partington
3 John Cornock
4 Peter C Randall (C)
5 Alan McNutt
6 James E Andrews
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Completes the.... ium S. Major alphabet: 2,4.
Ringing world: 4492.0562
Ringing World page reference: 4492.0562

Lancashire Association
Southill, Bedfordshire
All Saints
Saturday, 12 April 1997 in 2h 43 (11–3–3 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Sue Buckingham
2 Elizabeth C Day
3 Jane Holland
4 John J Proudfoot
5 Keith N Buckingham
6 Robert W Lee (C)

Lancashire Association
Henlow, Bedfordshire
St Mary
Saturday, 12 April 1997 in 2h 45 (14½ in F♯)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by S Humphrey
1 Jane Holland
2 Sue Buckingham
3 Alison J Brittliff
4 David H Sansum
5 L Martin Daniels
6 Keith N Buckingham
7 Rev Kevin M Price (C)
8 Robert W Lee

Lancashire Association
Clifton, Bedfordshire
All Saints
Saturday, 12 April 1997 in 3h 1 (10–0–6 in A♭)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Sir A P Heywood
1 Owen A Davis
2 Rachel D Gordon
3 David H Sansum
4 Geoffrey Pearson
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 L Martin Daniels
7 Rev Kevin M Price (C)
8 Andrew W Gordon
In memoriam Dennis Cadman (schoolteacher / historian) and Michael Keeping (retained firefighter) who both gave many years service to the local community. R.I.P.

Lancashire Association
Burnley, Lancashire
St Peter
Sunday, 13 April 1997 in 3h 5 (18–0–8 in E)
5152 Ytterbium Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Pauline Campling
2 Jeffrey Kershaw
3 Gordon Rothwell
4 Paul Male
5 C James Hustler
6 Peter C Randall
7 Richard S Starkie
8 George H Campling (C)
A compliment to Alan Scholfield on the birth of his first grandchild (April 12) and his 50th birthday (April 13).

Lancashire Association
Bolton, Greater Manchester
St Peter
Sunday, 13 April 1997 in 3h 10 (19–2–10 in E)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
2 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
3 James E Andrews
4 Geoffrey Fothergill
5 John Cornock
6 Stephen N Whittleton
7 Geoffrey R Gardner
8 Peter M Fleckney
9 Peter L Furniss
10 Colin Woods (C)
850 peal: 9.
Ringing World page reference: 4492.0562

Lancashire Association
Walkden, Lancashire
St Paul
Saturday, 19 April 1997 in 2h 57 (18–2–1 in E)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Jean Barnes
2 Barbara D Murray
3 Val A Glen
4 Derek Sanderson
5 Ian Smith
6 Geoffrey Fothergill
7 James E Andrews (C)
8 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4494.0612

Lancashire Association
Accrington, Lancashire
St James
Sunday, 20 April 1997 in 2h 58 (11–1–14 in G)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal (24m)
(120 each Christchurch, Lindsey, Ludgate, Pontefract, Pudsey, Warwickshire; 240 each Abingdon, Albanian, Banbury, Cambridge, Feltham, Goldsborough, Horsleydown, Langley, Lincolnshire, London No.3, Oakham, Prittlewell, Ranmoor, Rutland, Superlative No.2, Swindon, Vermuyden, Yorkshire: 125 com)
Composed by Colin Woods
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Paul A Thompson
3 Diana J Handley
4 Paul McNutt
5 Geoffrey Fothergill
6 Alison J Brittliff
7 Cyril Crossthwaite
8 Walter E Wilkinson
9 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
10 Colin Woods (C)
100th together: 5 & 8. 72nd birthday compliment to the treble ringer. Rung on the eve of Her Majesty's birthday.
Ringing World page reference: 4492.0562

Lancashire Association
Heptonstall, West Yorkshire
St Thomas the Apostle
Monday, 21 April 1997 in 3h 6 (18–1–3)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major
7m: 832 Uxbridge, 800 Rutland, 704 Yorkshire, 672 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative: 135 com, atw
Composed by G A C John
1 James E Andrews
2 Gordon Rothwell
3 George H Campling (C)
4 J Colin Ashworth
5 Jeffrey Kershaw
6 Connie A Rayner
7 Andrew D Sibson
8 Ian G Campbell
100th peal together: 3,7

Lancashire Association
Heywood, Lancashire
St Luke
Friday, 25 April 1997 in 3h 2 (21–3–9 in E♭)
5120 Xanthium Surprise Major
Composed by W Eric Critcley
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Alan McNutt
3 Michael H Tompsett
4 John P Partington
5 Ian Smith
6 Gordon R Birks
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4493.0590

Lancashire Association
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Minster Church of All Saints
Sunday, 11 May 1997 in 3h 18 (34–3–0 in D♭)
5040 Bristol Surprise Maximus
Composed by David G Hull
1 Richard S Starkie
2 Peter C Randall (C)
3 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
4 John Cornock
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Stephen N Whittleton
7 Peter M Fleckney
8 James E Andrews
9 Colin Woods
10 Jeffrey Brannan
11 George H Campling
12 Ian G Campbell
Ringing World page reference: 4496.0659

Lancashire Association
Heywood, Lancashire
St Luke
Friday, 16 May 1997 in 2h 53 (21–3–9 in E♭)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by James W Washbrook
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Jill F Bartlett
3 Derek Sanderson
4 John P Partington
5 Gordon R Birks
6 Ian Smith
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4495.0634

Lancashire Association
Accrington, Lancashire
St James
Sunday, 18 May 1997 in 2h 56 (11–1–14 in G)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal (27m)
(120 each Albanian, Arbury, Metropolitan, Christchurch, Goldsborough, Lindsey, London No.3, Ludgate, Pontefract, Pudsey, Warwickshire, Woodspring; 240 each Abingdon, Banbury, Cambridge, Feltham, Horsleydown, Langley, Lincolnshire, Oakham, Prittlewell, Ranmoor, Rutland, Superlative No.2, Swindon, Vermuyden, Yorkshire: 125 com)
Composed by Colin Woods
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Paul A Thompson
3 Diana J Handley
4 Geoffrey Fothergill
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 Paul McNutt
7 Cyril Crossthwaite
8 Walter E Wilkinson
9 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
10 Colin Woods (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4495.0634

Lancashire Association
Walkden, Lancashire
St Paul
Saturday, 24 May 1997 in 2h 52 (18–2–1 in E)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1344 Superlative; 1248 each of Cambridge, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire; 119 com. atw.
Composed by E A Barnett
1 Barbara D Murray
2 Ian Smith
3 Jean Barnes
4 Derek Sanderson
5 James E Andrews
6 Frank N G Anderton
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4499.0730

Lancashire Association
Liverpool, Merseyside
St Michael, Garston
Saturday, 24 May 1997 in 2h 42 (10–0–7 in F♯)
5088 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by William Barton
1 Colin Woods
2 John S Hopwood
3 Janet M Betton
4 Eric R Jones
5 Barry Hale
6 L Martin Daniels
7 Peter L Furniss (C)
8 Lenard J Mitchell
Circled tower: 1. First of Lincolnshire: 3. Completes the standard 8 as conductor. Engagement compliment to Nicholas McKeown and Helen Underwood.
Ringing World page reference: 4495.0634

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Greater Manchester
St Leonard
Friday, 30 May 1997 in 2h 43 (11–2–8)
5088 Whalley Surprise Major
Composed by BYROC
1 Joseph Thornley
2 John P Partington
3 Gail L Randall
4 Peter C Randall (C)
5 Alan McNutt
6 Michael H Tompsett
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing world: 4496.0659
Ringing World page reference: 4496.0659

Lancashire Association
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Cath and Parish Ch of St Mary, St Denys, & St George
Saturday, 31 May 1997 in 3h 22 (27–3–6)
5000 Bristol Surprise Royal
Composed by A J Cox
1 Jean Barnes
2 Alison J Brittliff
3 Diana J Handley
4 Simon D Woof
5 Stephen N Whittleton
6 Andrew M Farmer
7 Ian Smith
8 Paul McNutt
9 James E Andrews (C)
10 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
First of Bristol Surprise Royal: 7, and as conductor.
Ringing world: 4499.0731

Lancashire Association
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Friday, 6 June 1997 in 3h 8 (24–0–7)
5120 Spliced Surprise Royal
(5m: 1440 Zeist; 1080 Henleaze; 840 Ashby, London No 3; 800 Bristol: 82 com, atw)
Composed by R R Horton (arr P C Randall)
1 Geoffrey Fothergill
2 Michael H Tompsett
3 John Cornock
4 Richard S Starkie
5 Stephen N Whittleton
6 Peter C Randall (C)
7 James E Andrews
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
9 Ian G Campbell
10 George H Campling
Ringing world: 4500.0755
Ringing World page reference: 4500.0755

Lancashire Association
Walkden, Greater Manchester
St Paul
Sunday, 8 June 1997 in 3h (18–2–1 in E)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (3m)
(1728 Rutland, Uxbridge; 1632 Lindum: 114 com, atw)
Composed by Andrew N Tyler
1 Peter C Randall
2 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
3 Stephen N Whittleton
4 Ian Smith
5 George H Campling (C)
6 Colin Woods
7 Richard S Starkie
8 Ian G Campbell
Ringing World page reference: 4497.0687

Lancashire Association
Heywood, Lancashire
St Luke
Sunday, 8 June 1997 in 2h 58 (21–3–9 in E♭)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
3 Jean Barnes
4 John P Partington
5 John A Smith
6 Derek Sanderson
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4499.0731

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Greater Manchester
St Leonard
Friday, 13 June 1997 in 2h 47 (11–2–8)
5120 Xenon Surprise Major
Composed by BYROC
1 Joseph Thornley
2 John P Partington
3 Gail L Randall
4 Peter C Randall (C)
5 Andrew J Webster
6 Alan McNutt
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing world: 4500.0755
Ringing World page reference: 4500.0755

Lancashire Association
Heptonstall, West Yorkshire
St Thomas the Apostle
Saturday, 14 June 1997 in 2h 55 (18–1–3)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major
23m: 224 each Ashtead, Aurum, Bristol, Brockley, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Double Dublin, Glasgow, Holbeach, Ipswich, Jersey, Lindum, London, Londonderry, Otley, Preston, Pudsey, Superlative, Tavistock, Uxbridge, Watford, Wembley and Whalley, with 160 com, atw and each lead different
Composed by N Smith (arr G H Campling)
1 J Colin Ashworth
2 Alison K Regan
3 Stephen N Whittleton
4 John Cornock
5 Michael H Tompsett
6 Andrew D Sibson
7 George H Campling (C)
8 Mark W Regan
350th peal and 300th for the Association: 1
Rung for the Heptonstall Village Festival

Lancashire Association
Accrington, Lancashire
St James
Sunday, 15 June 1997 in 2h 54 (11–1–14 in G)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by Andrew N Tyler
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Geoffrey Fothergill
3 Cyril Crossthwaite
4 Diana J Handley
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 Ian Smith
7 Paul McNutt
8 Gordon R Birks
9 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
10 Colin Woods (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4499.0730

Lancashire Association
Lymm, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 21 June 1997 in 3h 11 (29–3–8 in D)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Johnson’s variation of Middleton’s
1 John Birks
2 George W Smith
3 Gordon R Birks
4 Ian S Bennett
5 Barry Hale
6 Lenard J Mitchell
7 Colin Woods (C)
8 Jeffrey Brannan
Ringing World page reference: 4500.0755

Lancashire Association
Halsall, Lancashire
St Cuthbert
Monday, 30 June 1997 in 2h 32 (10–3–19 in A)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(1 extent each Cambridge, London, Wells, York, Durham, Beverley, Surfleet)
1 Barry S Lewis
2 Colin Woods
3 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
4 L Martin Daniels
5 Lenard J Mitchell
6 Peter L Furniss (C)
First of Treble Bob: 1.
Ringing World page reference: 4500.0755

Lancashire Association
Bristol, Bristol
St Mary the Virgin, Redcliffe
Saturday, 5 July 1997 in 3h 51 (50–2–21 in B)
5042 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by John Worth
1 John E Heaton
2 Stephen N Whittleton
3 Richard J Andrew
4 Andrew P Warboys
5 David F Moore
6 Colin Woods (C)
7 Timothy J Peverett
8 Richard R Moore
9 Peter L Furniss
10 Richard S Starkie
11 Lenard J Mitchell
12 Richard I Allton
First of Yorkshire Surprise Maximus: 3 & 8.
Ringing World page reference: 4502.0802

Lancashire Association
Heptonstall, West Yorkshire
St Thomas the Apostle
Monday, 7 July 1997 in 2h 55 (18–1–3)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major
10m: 896 Rutland; 768 Bristol; 672 Cambridge; Lincolnshire; 448 Pudsey, Superlative and Yorkshire, 224 Ashtead, London, Uxbridge; 128 com, atw
Composed by R J Parker
1 John P Partington
2 J Colin Ashworth
3 George H Campling (C)
4 Jeffrey Kershaw
5 Geoffrey Cheetham
6 Connie A Rayner
7 Richard J Parker
8 James E Andrews

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Greater Manchester
St Leonard
Friday, 11 July 1997 in 2h 45 (11–2–8)
5088 Graphite Surprise Major
1 Joseph Thornley
2 John P Partington
3 Gail L Randall
4 Peter C Randall (C)
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Alan McNutt
7 James E Andrews
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Rung upon the Feast of St Benedict.
Ringing world: 4504.0850
Ringing World page reference: 4504.0850

Lancashire Association
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Brookfield Unitarian Church, Gorton
Saturday, 12 July 1997 in 2h 52 (13–2–0)
5056 Mr Rusty Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Fr L Martin Daniels
2 Sue Buckingham
3 Keith N Buckingham
4 Rachel D Gordon
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 Robert W Lee
7 Kevin M Price (C)
8 Andrew W Gordon
Circled the tower and 400th peal for the Association: 5.
To mark the 307th anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne
Ringing world: 4503.0827

Lancashire Association
Accrington, Lancashire
St James
Sunday, 20 July 1997 in 2h 57 (11–1–14 in G)
5040 Anglia Surprise Royal
Composed by C W Roberts
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Paul A Thompson
3 Diana J Handley
4 Simon D Woof
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 Walter E Wilkinson
7 Colin Woods
8 Ian Smith
9 Gordon R Birks
10 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4515.1122

Lancashire Association
Clitheroe, Lancashire
St Mary Magdalene
Saturday, 26 July 1997 in 2h 59 (18–0–18 in E)
5152 Macclesfield Surprise Major
Composed by 27 course block reduced
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Jean Barnes
3 Walter E Wilkinson
4 Paul McNutt
5 Ian Smith
6 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Church, Lancashire
St James
Saturday, 26 July 1997 in 2h 47 (13–0–3 in F)
5056 Natrium Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen H Wood
1 Walter E Wilkinson
2 Gordon R Birks
3 Gail L Randall
4 Jean Barnes
5 Ian Smith
6 Paul McNutt
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Blackburn, Lancashire
Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 27 July 1997 in 3h 9 (25–1–14 in D)
5040 Midsomer Norton Surprise Royal
Composed by Colin Woods
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Jean Barnes
3 Ian Smith
4 Walter E Wilkinson
5 Geoffrey Fothergill
6 Alan McNutt
7 Gordon R Birks
8 Colin Woods (C)
9 Paul McNutt
10 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Hoghton, Lancashire
Holy Trinity
Monday, 28 July 1997 in 3h 4 (13 in G)
5056 Mauretania Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Stephen R T Pocock
3 Derek Sanderson
4 Colin Woods
5 Gordon R Birks
6 Paul McNutt
7 Ian Smith
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Hensingham, Cumbria
St John
Tuesday, 29 July 1997 in 2h 50 (13–2–23 in F♯)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
(1344 Lincolnshire; 1280 each Cambridge, Yorkshire; 1152 Rutland: 74 com, atw.)
Composed by John S Warboys
1 Diana J Handley
2 Karen F Hindley
3 Alison J Brittiff
4 Ian Smith
5 Gordon R Birks
6 Peter H Gardner
7 Colin Woods (C)
8 Stephen R T Pocock
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Arlecdon, Cumbria
St Michael
Tuesday, 29 July 1997 in 2h 52 (14–1–7 in F♯)
5184 Minsmere Surprise Major
Composed by John S Warboys
1 Jo Keogh
2 Diana J Handley
3 Colin Woods (C)
4 Ian Smith
5 Peter H Gardner
6 Alison J Brittliff
7 Gordon R Birks
8 Stephen R T Pocock
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Radcliffe, Greater Manchester
St Mary
Wednesday, 30 July 1997 in 2h 50 (15–0–6 in F♯)
5056 Oxygen Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen H Wood
1 Geoffrey Fothergill
2 Colin Woods
3 Jean Barnes
4 Stephen R T Pocock
5 Gordon R Birks
6 Ian Smith
7 Paul McNutt (C)
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Liverpool, Merseyside
Our Lady and St Nicholas, Pier Head
Wednesday, 30 July 1997 in 3h (16–3–19 in F)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen J Ivin
1 L Martin Daniels
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Simon S Meyer (C)
4 Anthony P Foster
5 Ernest W Runciman
6 Peter L Furniss
7 Geoffrey C Sparling
8 Lenard J Mitchell
On the middle eight as a golden wedding compliment to Betty and Dr John Spice, who were married at Liverpool Parish Church on 30 July 1947

Lancashire Association
Burnley, Lancashire
St Peter
Wednesday, 30 July 1997 in 2h 55 (18–0–8 in E)
5088 Newark Surprise Major
Composed by E W Tipler
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Gail L Randall
3 John P Partington
4 Stephen R T Pocock
5 Paul McNutt
6 Ian Smith
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Gordon R Birks

Lancashire Association
Stalybridge, Greater Manchester
St Paul, Stayley
Thursday, 31 July 1997 in 2h 57 (17–3–10 in E)
5056 Oswestry Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen J Ivin
1 Gordon R Birks
2 Gail L Randall
3 Diana J Handley
4 Alison J Brittliff
5 Ian Smith
6 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Stephen R T Pocock

Lancashire Association
Farnworth and Kearsley, Lancashire
St John
Thursday, 31 July 1997 in 2h 40 (12–1–8 in G)
5088 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by A Craven
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Ian Smith
3 Alison J Brittliff
4 Stephen R T Pocock
5 Gordon R Birks
6 Diana J Handley
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Standish, Greater Manchester
St Wilfrid
Friday, 1 August 1997 in 2h 47 (12–0–23 in G)
5152 Nicaragua Surprise Major
Composed by 29 course block reduced
1 Geoffrey Fothergill
2 Ann S Thompson
3 Paul A Thompson
4 Stephen R T Pocock
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 Ian Smith
7 Gordon R Birks
8 Colin Woods (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Walkden, Lancashire
St Paul
Saturday, 2 August 1997 in 3h 5 (18–2–1 in E)
5088 Netherstreet Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Ian Smith
2 John P Partington
3 John Cornock
4 Stephen R T Pocock
5 Simon D Woof
6 Gordon R Birks
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Cathedral and Parish Church of St Mary, St Denys, and St George
Saturday, 2 August 1997 in 3h 21 (27–3–6 in D)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by R Baldwin
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
3 Stephen R T Pocock
4 John Cornock
5 Alan McNutt
6 Ian Smith
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Gordon R Birks
9 Simon D Woof
10 Simon J Poole
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0952

Lancashire Association
Blackburn, Lancashire
Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 16 August 1997 in 3h 9 (25–1–14 in D)
5039 Grandsire Caters
Composed by T Hooley
1 Geoffrey Fothergill
2 Val A Glen
3 Lindsay F Smith
4 Barbara D Murray
5 Geoffrey H Smith
6 Ron A Wright
7 James E Andrews (C)
8 Keith M Taylor
9 Gordon R Birks
10 Ian Smith
Ringing World page reference: 4508.0951

Lancashire Association
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cathedral Church of Christ
Sunday, 17 August 1997 (82–0–11 in A♭)
1440 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
1 L Martin Daniels
2 Andrew P Warboys
3 Celia F Hughes D'Aeth
4 Susan P Meyer
5 Ernest W Runciman
6 Barry Hale
7 Richard R Moore
8 Simon S Meyer
9 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
10 Peter M Fleckney
  Stephanie J Pattenden
For Evensong

Lancashire Association
Leck, Lancashire
St Peter
Sunday, 17 August 1997 in 2h 46 (12–1–15 in G)
5040 Doubles
(4m: 10 extents of each Stedman, Grandsire, Plain Bob, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure; 1 x 240 Grandsire
1 Alison J Brittliff
2 John J Proudfoot
3 John M Goldthorpe
4 Robert W Lee
5 Rev Kevin M Price (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4512.1050

Lancashire Association
Farnworth and Kearsley, Lancashire
St John
Friday, 22 August 1997 in 2h 42 (12–1–8 in G)
5056 Matabeleland Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen H Wood
1 Joseph Thornley
2 James E Andrews
3 John P Partington
4 Gordon R Birks
5 Derek Sanderson
6 Alan McNutt
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Ian Smith
Ringing World page reference: 4510.1003

Lancashire Association
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 30 August 1997 in 3h 5 (20–0–20 in E)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by A Knights
1 John Birks
2 Ian S Bennett
3 Jean Barnes
4 Roy E Taylor
5 Alan McNutt
6 Gordon R Birks
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4510.1003

Lancashire Association
Heywood, Lancashire
St Luke
Wednesday, 3 September 1997 in 3h 1 (21–3–9 in E♭)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by Simon Humphrey
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Christine Andrew
3 Lindsay F Smith
4 John P Partington
5 Gordon R Birks
6 Geoffrey H Smith
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4509.0976

Lancashire Association
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Friday, 5 September 1997 in 3h 4 (24–0–7)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal
6m: 880 each Bristol, London No.3; 840 each Henleaze, Yorkshire; 800 each Anglia, Cambridge: 82 com.atw.
Composed by A J Cox
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Gail L Randall
3 Geoffrey R Gardner
4 Geoffrey Fothergill
5 Stephen N Whittleton
6 Peter C Randall (C)
7 James E Andrews
8 Ian Smith
9 Richard S Starkie
10 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Half-muffled.
Ringing world: 4509.0976
Ringing World page reference: 4509.0976

Lancashire Association
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Town Hall
Sunday, 7 September 1997 in 3h 51 (42–2–25)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by J Brannan
1 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
2 Christine Andrew
3 John Robinson
4 D Robert Pettifor
5 Jeffrey P Ladd
6 Simon S Meyer
7 Peter H Gardner
8 Andrew R Aspland
9 Trevor W Marchbank
10 C Michael Orme
11 Malcolm S Turner
12 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
Half-muffled
Ringing world: 4509.0977

Lancashire Association
Walkden, Greater Manchester
St Paul
Wednesday, 10 September 1997 in 2h 58 (18–2–1 in E)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Lindsay F Smith
2 Keith M Taylor
3 Jean Barnes
4 Geoffrey H Smith
5 Ian Smith
6 Ian S Bennett
7 John M Preston
8 James E Andrews (C)
First peal int he method: 2, 6 & 7.
A wedding compliment to Capt Mike Preston & Carol Frost, married on 16/8/21997.
RW 1997/1026.
Ringing World page reference: 4511.1026

Lancashire Association
Farnworth, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 13 September 1997 (10–0–7 in A)
1260 Doubles (3m)
180 Stedman, 480 Plain Bob, 600 Grandsire
1 Graham Austin
2 Valerie M Hodkin
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 Nigel P A Goulding
5 John H Wilton (C)
6 Colin Hodkin
Compliment to Margaret Hodkin on completing 20 years ringing.

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Lancashire
St Leonard
Friday, 19 September 1997 in 2h 38 (11–2–8 in F♯)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Gordon R Birks
2 John P Partington
3 Derek Sanderson
4 Peter C Randall (C)
5 Philip J H Hudson
6 Alan McNutt
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4514.1098

Lancashire Association
Westhoughton, Lancashire
St Bartholomew
Sunday, 21 September 1997 in 2h 50 (14–1–2 in F♯)
5088 Belfast Surprise Major
Composed by Steven D Chandler
1 Geoffrey Fothergill
2 Ann S Thompson
3 Colin Woods (C)
4 Diana J Handley
5 Alison J Brittliff
6 Gordon R Birks
7 Paul A Thompson
8 Paul McNutt
Ringing World page reference: 4512.1050

Lancashire Association
Newton le Willows, Merseyside
St Peter
Saturday, 27 September 1997 in 3h 10 (24–2–5 in E♭)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by R W Pipe
1 P Sue Clare
2 Carol L Dawes
3 George W Smith
4 Trevor R Fox
5 Barry Hale
6 Gordon R Birks
7 Ian S Bennett
8 Simon S Meyer (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4513.1074

Lancashire Association
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Friday, 3 October 1997 in 3h 3 (24–0–7)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal
(7m: 760 each Bristol, London (no 3); 720 each Frenchay, Henleaze, Yorkshire; 680 each Anglia, Cambridge; 102 com, atw)
Composed by A J Cox
1 Ian Smith
2 Geoffrey R Gardner
3 Michael H Tompsett
4 Stephen N Whittleton
5 Geoffrey Fothergill
6 Peter C Randall (C)
7 James E Andrews
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
9 Richard S Starkie
10 George H Campling
Ringing world: 4517.1169
Ringing World page reference: 4517.1169

Lancashire Association
Liverpool, Merseyside
St Michael, Garston
Sunday, 5 October 1997 in 2h 53 (10–0–7 in F♯)
5184 Bishop David Delight Major
Composed by Edwin A Barnett
1 John Hyden
2 Ernest W Runciman
3 L Martin Daniels
4 Barry Hale
5 Peter L Furniss
6 Colin Woods (C)
7 Geoffrey K Dodd
8 Lenard J Mitchell
A compliment to Bishop David Shepherd on his retirement as Bishop of Liverpool. Circled the tower twice: 5.
Ringing World page reference: 4515.1122

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Greater Manchester
St Leonard
Friday, 10 October 1997 in 2h 44 (11–2–8)
5088 Baildon Surprise Major
Composed by BYROC
1 Derek Sanderson
2 John P Partington
3 Gail L Randall
4 Peter C Randall (C)
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Alan McNutt
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing world: 4517.1170
Ringing World page reference: 4517.1170

Lancashire Association
Bolton, Greater Manchester
St Peter
Sunday, 12 October 1997 in 3h 12 (19–2–10 in E)
5042 Superlative Surprise Maximus
Composed by Colin Woods
1 Susan P Meyer
2 Stephen N Whittleton
3 John Cornock
4 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
5 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
6 Barry Hale
7 Andrew D Sibson
8 Colin Woods (C)
9 Ian Smith
10 Geoffrey Fothergill
11 James E Andrews
12 Simon S Meyer
150th peal: 4. 550th peal: 7. First peal of Superlative Surprise Maximus by all except 2,3,8,10. First on 12: 1.
Ringing World page reference: 4517.1169

Lancashire Association
Sefton, Merseyside
St Helen
Monday, 13 October 1997 in 2h 44 (11–2–11 in F)
5056 London Surprise Major
Composed by R Baldwin
1 L Martin Daniels
2 John S Hopwood
3 Janet M Betton
4 Eric R Jones
5 Peter D Hughes (C)
6 Raymond D Helliwell
7 Jeffrey Brannan
8 Peter L Furniss

Lancashire Association
Heptonstall, West Yorkshire
St Thomas the Apostle
Monday, 13 October 1997 in 2h 57 (18–1–3)
5120 Cornwall Surprise Major
Composed by R R Horton
1 Pauline Campling
2 Gordon Rothwell
3 Connie A Rayner
4 Jeffrey Kershaw
5 Richard J Parker
6 Geoffrey Cheetham
7 James E Andrews
8 George H Campling (C)

Lancashire Association
Newport, Newport
Cathedral Church of St Woolos
Saturday, 25 October 1997 in 3h 13 (21–2–20 in D)
5042 Spliced Surprise Maximus (4m)
(1296 Cambridge; 1250 Yorkshire; 1248 Lincolnshire, Superlative: 17 com, atw)
1 Jennifer R Sparling
2 John E Heaton
3 Katrina A Lenton
4 Stephen N Whittleton
5 David F Moore
6 Andrew P Warboys
7 Christopher K Cooper
8 Peter S Bennett
9 Colin Woods
10 Richard I Allton (C)
11 Lenard J Mitchell
12 Marc Hart
First Spliced Surprise Maximus: 7 & 8 and as conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 4516.1149

Lancashire Association
Blackburn, Lancashire
Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 29 October 1997 in 3h 2 (25–1–14 in D)
5040 Swindon Surprise Royal
Composed by trad
1 Val A Glen
2 Barbara D Murray
3 Jean Barnes
4 Ian Smith
5 Ron A Wright
6 Geoffrey H Smith
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 Walter E Wilkinson
9 James E Andrews (C)
10 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4523.0010

Lancashire Association
Liverpool, Merseyside
Our Lady and St Nicholas, Pier Head
Monday, 3 November 1997 (41–3–15 in C)
1346 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
1 Bryan J McCahey
2 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
3 Susan P Meyer
4 Ernest W Runciman
5 George W Smith
6 Simon S Meyer (C)
7 Eric R Jones
8 R E Taylor
9 Barry Hale
10 Anthony P Foster
11 Raymond D Helliwell
12 Lenard J Mitchell
Congratulations to Bobby Ross (great uncle of 12) who will be 99 on 8th November

Lancashire Association
Heptonstall, West Yorkshire
St Thomas the Apostle
Wednesday, 5 November 1997 in 3h 1 (18–1–3)
5088 Rhodium Surprise Major
Composed by BYROC
1 Andrew D Sibson
2 Brian Bladon
3 Richard J Parker
4 William Butler (C)
5 Jeffrey Kershaw
6 James E Andrews
7 J Alan Ainsworth
8 Peter Bridle

Lancashire Association
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Friday, 7 November 1997 in 2h 57 (24–0–7)
5000 Spliced Surprise Royal
8m: 640 each Bristol, Lincolnshire, London No.3, Pudsey, Yorkshire; 600 each Cambridge, Rutland, Superlative: 52 com. atw
Composed by M Maughan
1 Stephen N Whittleton
2 James E Andrews
3 Gail L Randall
4 Geoffrey Fothergill
5 Peter C Randall (C)
6 Michael H Tompsett
7 Ian Smith
8 Geoffrey R Gardner
9 Richard S Starkie
10 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
100th peal together: 4,7.
Ringing world: 4524.0034
Ringing World page reference: 4524.0034

Lancashire Association
East Crompton, Lancashire
St James
Sunday, 9 November 1997 in 2h 41 (9–3–15 in A♭)
5088 Johannesburg Surprise Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
2 Barbara M Shallcross
3 Lindsay F Smith
4 Geoffrey H Smith
5 John B Shallcross
6 Derek Sanderson
7 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
8 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4520.1243

Lancashire Association
Coppull, Lancashire
St John
Saturday, 15 November 1997 in 2h 47 (16–0–13 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Shirley A Snape
2 John Birks
3 Lindsay F Smith
4 Graham Snape
5 Geoffrey H Smith
6 Gordon R Birks (C)
First peal as conductor
Ringing World page reference: 4521.1281

Lancashire Association
Accrington, Lancashire
St James
Sunday, 16 November 1997 in 2h 30 (11–1–14 in G)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Alan McNutt
2 Cyril Crossthwaite
3 Paul McNutt
4 Walter E Wilkinson
5 Gordon R Birks
6 Malcolm Murphy
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 James E Andrews
Ringing World page reference: 4521.1281

Lancashire Association
Southport, Merseyside
Emmanuel
Saturday, 22 November 1997 in 2h 56 (12–1–16 in A♭)
5120 Glasgow Surprise Major
Composed by Roderick R Horton
1 Raymond Woods
2 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
3 Peter D Hughes
4 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
5 Stephen N Whittleton
6 Peter M Fleckney
7 Simon S Meyer (C)
8 Colin Woods
To celebrate 25 years of ringing: 4, 7 and Kay Townes; Also 30 years at this tower: 2; Also 30 years as a member of the Lancashire Association: 1; And belatedly 50 years ring at Newton-le-Willows; Ken Edwards. Following the wedding of John Pritchard & Alice Mary Frank.
Ringing World page reference: 4525.0059

Lancashire Association
Middleton, Lancashire
St Leonard
Friday, 28 November 1997 in 2h 41 (11–2–8 in F♯)
5056 Zanzibar Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen H Wood
1 Gordon R Birks
2 John P Partington
3 Gail L Randall
4 John B Shallcross
5 Alan McNutt
6 Ian Smith
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
Ringing World page reference: 4524.0034

Lancashire Association
Bolton, Greater Manchester
St Peter
Saturday, 29 November 1997 in 3h 3 (19–2–10 in E)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Maximus
Composed by R C Kippin
1 James E Andrews (C)
2 Jean Barnes
3 Lindsay F Smith
4 Stephen T Metcalfe
5 Barbara M Shallcross
6 John B Shallcross
7 Gordon R Birks
8 Geoffrey H Smith
9 Martin E Snape
10 Ian S Bennett
11 Ian Smith
12 Thomas F Metcalfe
Ringing World page reference: 4525.0059

Lancashire Association
Farnworth and Kearsley, Lancashire
St John
Friday, 12 December 1997 in 2h 40 (12–1–8 in G)
5088 Arklow Surprise Major
Composed by BYROC
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Jill F Bartlett
3 Ian Smith
4 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
5 John B Shallcross
6 Alan McNutt
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4526.0085

Lancashire Association
Walkden, Lancashire
St Paul
Saturday, 13 December 1997 in 3h 4 (18–2–1 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J J Parker
1 David R Forsythe
2 Geoffrey Fothergill
3 Lindsay F Smith
4 Derek Sanderson
5 Gordon R Birks
6 Geoffrey H Smith
7 James E Andrews (C)
8 Caroline Collier
Ringing World page reference: 4528.0135

Lancashire Association
Bolton, Greater Manchester
St Peter
Sunday, 14 December 1997 in 3h 11 (19–2–10 in E)
5040 Bristol Surprise Royal
Composed by Traditional
1 D Robert Pettifor
2 Stephen N Whittleton
3 John Cornock
4 Jeffrey Kershaw
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Ian Smith
7 Colin Woods (C)
8 Barry Hale
9 Geoffrey Fothergill
10 James E Andrews
First of Bristol Surprise Royal: 8.
Ringing World page reference: 4526.0085

Lancashire Association
Blackburn, Lancashire
Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 20 December 1997 in 3h 5 (25–1–14 in D)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal (3m)
1680 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire; 42 com. atw.
Composed by M Maughan
1 Gordon R Birks
2 Jeffrey Kershaw
3 Lindsay F Smith
4 Jean Barnes
5 Stephen T Metcalfe
6 Geoffrey H Smith
7 Ian Smith
8 Andrew D Sibson
9 Thomas F Metcalfe
10 James E Andrews (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4528.0135

Lancashire Association
Sedburgh, Cumbria
St Andrew
Sunday, 21 December 1997 in 2h 45 (15–1–25 in F)
5184 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Barbara D Murray
2 Lindsay F Smith
3 J Andrew Pollock
4 Stephen T Metcalfe
5 Geoffrey H Smith
6 Ian S Bennett
7 James E Andrews
8 Thomas F Metcalfe (C)
100th peal this year: 7.
RW 1998/0135.

Lancashire Association
Farnworth and Kearsley, Lancashire
St John
Tuesday, 23 December 1997 in 2h 28 (12–1–8 in G)
5056 Brislington Surprise Major
Composed by Alan M Barber
1 Ian Smith
2 Lindsay F Smith
3 Gail L Randall
4 Peter C Randall (C)
5 Gordon R Birks
6 Geoffrey H Smith
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 James E Andrews
Ringing World page reference: 4527.0106

Lancashire Association
Blackburn, Lancashire
Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 28 December 1997 in 3h 1 (25–1–14 in D)
5003 Grandsire Caters
Composed by M C Liebenrood
1 Jean Barnes
2 Barbara D Murray
3 Ian Smith
4 Frank N G Anderton
5 John Hartley
6 Geoffrey Fothergill
7 James E Andrews (C)
8 Ian S Bennett
9 Raymond J Clayton
10 Paul McNutt
For Evensong.
Also a birthday compliment to Sarah K Hartley, daughter of the 5th ringer.
RW 1998/0135.
Ringing World page reference: 4528.0135

Lancashire Association
Worsley, Lancashire
St Mark
Monday, 29 December 1997 in 2h 55 (24–0–7 in D)
5039 Grandsire Caters
Composed by A M Tyler
1 Geoffrey Fothergill
2 Paul McNutt
3 Jean Barnes
4 Ian S Bennett
5 John B Shallcross
6 Geoffrey H Smith
7 James E Andrews (C)
8 Ian Smith
9 Gordon R Birks
10 David R Forsythe
Ringing World page reference: 4528.0135

Lancashire Association
Bolton, Greater Manchester
St Peter
Monday, 29 December 1997 in 2h 41 (6–3–1 in B)
5088 Bolton Surprise Major
Composed by BYROC
1 Gordon R Birks
2 Peter C Randall (C)
3 Jean Barnes
4 Paul McNutt
5 Ian Smith
6 Geoffrey H Smith
7 Geoffrey Fothergill
8 James E Andrews
Ringing World page reference: 4528.0135

Lancashire Association
Walkden, Lancashire
St Paul
Tuesday, 30 December 1997 in 2h 56 (18–2–1 in E)
5152 Cassiobury Surprise Major
Composed by 27 course block reduced
1 Gordon R Birks
2 Geoffrey Fothergill
3 Alan McNutt
4 Paul McNutt
5 Geoffrey H Smith
6 Ian S Bennett
7 Ian Smith
8 James E Andrews (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4528.0135

Lancashire Association
Farnworth and Kearsley, Lancashire
St John
Tuesday, 30 December 1997 in 2h 43 (12–1–8 in G)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by T G Pett
1 John B Shallcross
2 Keith M Taylor
3 Gordon R Birks
4 Ian Smith
5 Geoffrey H Smith
6 Ian S Bennett
7 Geoffrey Fothergill (C)
8 Paul McNutt
Ringing World page reference: 4528.0135

Lancashire Association
Burnley, Lancashire
St Peter
Wednesday, 31 December 1997 in 2h 57 (18–0–8 in E)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
Being 2784 Yorkshire and 2304 Lancashire; 60 com. atw
Composed by J M Goldthorpe
1 Gordon R Birks
2 Gail L Randall
3 Peter C Randall
4 Anne E Pettifor
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 D Robert Pettifor
7 James E Andrews
8 George H Campling (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4526.0085