Performances report

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Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Seend, Wiltshire
Holy Cross
Sunday, 1 January 2017 in 45m (14–2–5 in F)
1260 Doubles (2m)
6.5 Grandsire Doubles & 4 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Julia Russell
2 Jane Ridgwell
3 Laura Amor
4 Ruth Beavin
5 Andrew K Woolley (C)
6 Len Murray (TC)
To commemorate the last Service given by Rev'd Maureen Allchin, Rector of the Benefice of Seend, Poulshot & Bulkington.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wincanton, Somerset
SS Peter and Paul
Monday, 2 January 2017 in 2h 43 (15–1–1 in F♯)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by S. Thurstan (Dexter's No.2 variation)
1 Robert J Wellen
2 Patricia M Hitchins
3 Judith J Williamson
4 Felicity S Warwick
5 Thomas R Garrett
6 Graham A Duke
7 David A Warwick (C)
8 Nigel R Woodruff
Rung to celebrate the 40th anniversary this month of Robert Wellen learning to ring.
First peal of Stedman Triples - 1; 600th peal - 5; 150th peal for the Guild as conductor - 7.
Ringing World page reference: 5517.0059

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Melksham, Wiltshire
St Michael and All Angels
Wednesday, 4 January 2017 in 47m (18–0–7 in E)
1280 Grandsire Major
Composed by Owen T Northwood
1 Clive Hancock
2 Brian Coward
3 David Orledge
4 Patsy Thorn
5 David Hacker
6 Peter Baker
7 Philip Gaisford
8 Bob Purnell (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Friday, 6 January 2017 in 2h 45 (5–3–27 in A)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Graham A Duke
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Nigel R Woodruff
4 Susan E Smith
5 Robert J Wellen
6 Robert D Crighton
7 Thomas R Garrett
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Rung to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of the crowning of King Canute as king of England.
Ringing World page reference: 5517.0059

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Stoke Abbott, Dorset
St Mary
Saturday, 7 January 2017 in 47m (14–0–21 in F)
1260 St Augustine Bob Doubles
1 Tim E Rose (C)
2 Sas Watson
3 Malcolm J Penney
4 Robert J Wellen
5 Eleanor G W Wallace
Rung to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Private Wilfred John Swaffield of Stoke Abbott, a ringer at this church. Died 04/02/1917 age 23 fighting for our country during the Great War.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Netherbury, Dorset
St Mary
Saturday, 7 January 2017 in 48m (18–2–0 in E)
1260 Minor (2m)
720 Reverse Canterbury, 540 Plain Bob
1 Malcolm J Penney
2 Eleanor G W Wallace
3 Sas Watson
4 Robert J Wellen
5 Ian D Tucker
6 Tim E Rose (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Maiden Newton, Dorset
St Mary
Saturday, 7 January 2017 in 44m (10¼ in G)
1260 Wainfleet Place Doubles
1 Ian D Tucker
2 Sas Watson
3 Eleanor G W Wallace
4 Malcolm J Penney
5 Tim E Rose (C)
6 Matthew Pike

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Askerswell, Dorset
St Michael
Saturday, 7 January 2017 in 43m (8–2–23 in G♯)
1320 Old Oxford Delight Minor
1 Malcolm J Penney
2 Sas Watson
3 Ian D Tucker
4 Matthew Pike
5 Tim E Rose (C)
6 Eleanor G W Wallace
Rung in celebration of the life of James Morrison Wallace (Eleanor's Uncle Jim).

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wareham, Dorset
Lady St Mary
Sunday, 8 January 2017 in 50m (17–1–20 in E)
1440 Plain Bob Minor
Composed by Traditional
1 Paul J Tyson
2 Stella Y Warren
3 Marisa P G Bartlett
4 Edward W G Warren
5 Matthew Pike
6 Jack R Pease (C)
Rung on the back six for Epiphany Sunday and in memory of Christopher P K Smithies, former branch assistant ringing master and great friend to many ringers all over the region. Chris passed away on 30th December 2016, aged 63.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Spetisbury, Dorset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 8 January 2017 in 42m (17 in E)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Helen Day
2 Vernon Hunt
3 Sian Richardson
4 Phil Charlston
5 Angie Jasper (C)
6 Mike Jasper
1st of Grandsire: 3
Rung in memory of our dear friend Christopher P K Smithies who was a loyal practice night ringer at this tower and who died on 30th December 2016.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wool, Dorset
Holy Rood
Monday, 9 January 2017 in 43m (11–0–24 in G)
1260 Doubles (2 methods)
Grandsire - 600 Plain Bob - 660
1 Jane Wilkins
2 Bini Miles
3 Anthony Burt
4 Alan Brown
5 Phil Miles (C)
6 Adrian Standfield
Rung as a tribute to the late Edward Lionel Williams aged 87 years,
Master Baker of Wool, a bellringer for over 70 years and a Churchwarden
for 33 years. A highly respected member of the community in which he
was born.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Margaret Marsh, Dorset
St Margaret
Monday, 9 January 2017 in 2h 31 (3–3–3)
5040 Doubles (7 Methods)
4 extents each of Winchendon Place, St Nicholas, St Martin's and St Simon's, 10 extents of Grandsire and 8 extents each of Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob.
1 Robert J Purnell
2 Thomas R Garrett
3 Graham W Elmes
4 Robert J Wellen
5 Timothy F Collins (C)
First peal on the bells since augmentation to 5.
The conductor has "yet again" rung and conducted a peal on all the peals of "5 or more" bells in Dorset.
Ringing World page reference: 5528.0322

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
St Mary
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 (18–0–23 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (2 Methods)
(600 Winchendon Place; 660 Reverse Canterbury)
1 Robert Wellen
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Christopher Sykes
4 Judith Williamson
5 Ross Robertson (C)
6 Malcolm Penney
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Spetisbury, Dorset
St John the Baptist
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 47m (17 in E)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Neil Skelton
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Judith Williamson
4 Malcolm Penney
5 Nigel Orchard
6 Robert Wellen (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. Marking the 40th anniversary this month of Robert Wellen starting to ring (this was his first home tower).

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Shillingstone, Dorset
Holy Rood
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 45m (15–2–9 in E)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Patricia Garrett
2 Christopher Sykes
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Robert Wellen
5 Tom Garrett
6 Malcolm Penney (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Preston, Dorset
St Andrew
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 44m (12–1–9 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Christopher M White
3 Susan E West
4 Richard W Ellis
5 D John Passam
6 Rev Christopher Renyard
7 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
8 Thomas R Garrett

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Fontmell Magna, Dorset
St Andrew
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 41m (13–3–2 in F)
1260 Doubles (3 Methods/ 4 Variations)
(240 Plain Bob, 120 April Day, 240 each: Kennington, Reverse Canterbury, 120 each: Clifford's Pleasure, Southrepps, 180 Grandsire)
1 Chris Bellers
2 Judith Williamson
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Robert Wellen
5 Malcolm Penney (C)
6 Christopher Sykes
Dedicated to the memory of Lance Serjeant Sydney Shute, a ringer at this church, who died on 11/01/1917, aged 18. He served in the Dorsetshire Regiment 5th Bn and his name is commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, France.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Durweston, Dorset
St Nicholas
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 41m (9–3–12 in F♯)
1296 Beverley Surprise Minor
1 Patricia Davidson
2 Patricia Garrett
3 Neil Skelton
4 Robert Wellen
5 Nigel Orchard
6 Tom Garrett (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. Marking the 40th anniversary this month of Robert Wellen learning to handle a bell at this tower.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Pulham, Dorset
Puddleducks
Friday, 13 January 2017 (15 in C)
1296 Spliced Little and Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Pam Marshall
3–4 Phil Miles
5–6 David Marshall (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Friday, 13 January 2017 in 40m (8–1–4 in A)
1272 Warkworth Surprise Minor
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Susan E Smith
4 Thomas R Garrett
5 Graham A Duke
6 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
First of Warkworth, 2.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Kingston, Dorset
St James
Friday, 13 January 2017 in 61m (26–3–16 in D)
1440 Swindon Surprise Royal
Arranged by Jack R Pease (no. 29)
1 Katie L Child
2 Linda D E Jasper
3 Andrew G Smith
4 Thomas R Garrett
5 Graham A Duke
6 Tim M Martin
7 Jack R Pease (C)
8 Matthew Pike
9 Angie M E Jasper
10 Eleanor G W Wallace
First in the method for all except 5. First on 10: 1
Rung open in memory of Christopher P K Smithies, former branch assistant ringing master, and great friend to many. Chris passed away aged 62 after a long and brave battle with cancer on December 30th 2016. The method was chosen to produce the maximum amount of firsts (9!) to give thanks for all the firsts Chris achieved and helped countless others achieve, not just here in the Salisbury Guild, but with the Winchester and Portsmouth Guild and nationally with the Guild of St Agatha.
Chris is survived by his wife, Joan, who was outside listening to the quarter peal and is pictured with the band below.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Winterborne Kingston, Dorset
St Nicholas
Saturday, 14 January 2017 in 43m (9–1–19 in G)
1260 Doubles (2m, 1p)
3 ext each Stedman & Grandsire, rest PB.
1 Rosemary Duke
2 Hilary Child
3 Susan E Smith
4 Robert Child
5 Graham Duke (C)
6 John Close
Rung in memory of Tony Pollard and Roy Fox immediately before the memorial service for Tony. Both were great supporters of the church in this village.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wilton, Wiltshire
SS Mary and Nicholas
Sunday, 15 January 2017 (8–0–7 in A)
1260 Doubles
120 Stedman, 360 Grandsire, 120 Clifford's Pleasure, 120 Southrepps, 120 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, 120 All saints, 120 April Day, 120 Kennington and 60 Plain Bob
1 Christopher W Woodget
2 Nicki Tinkler
3 Vicki L Rowse
4 Joanne L C Woodget
5 Malcolm J Penney (C)
6 Michael J Golden

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 15 January 2017 in 48m (18–0–23 in E♭)
1260 Stedman Doubles
5 different extents
1 Stella Y Warren
2 Angie M E Jasper
3 Mike L Jasper
4 Edward W G Warren
5 Jack R Pease (C)
6 Mike F Stickley
First of Stedman: 1
Rung to celebrate the visit of the Rt Reverend Karen Gorham, Bishop of Sherborne, after her service at St Mary's this morning.
70th birthday compliments to Mike Jasper.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Kingston, Dorset
St James
Sunday, 15 January 2017 in 48m (26–3–16 in D)
1259 Grandsire Caters
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1 Susan E Smith
2 Rosemary Duke
3 Hilary Child
4 Robert Child
5 Margaret Romano
6 Andrew G Smith
7 Graham Duke (C)
8 Thomas Garrett
9 Nigel Woodruff
10 Harry Blamire

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bournemouth, Dorset
Sacred Heart
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 in 38m (3–2–6 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Linda Jasper (C)
2 Anthony P Matthews
3 Kim Matthews
4 Alastair J Simpson
5 Mike L Jasper
6 Angie Jasper
Rung half-muffled following the Requiem Mass for Christopher P K Smithies.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bournemouth, Dorset
Sacred Heart
Friday, 20 January 2017 in 39m (3–2–6 in E♭)
1272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Ross A Bradley
2 Angie M E Jasper
3 Linda D E Jasper
4 Michael L Jasper
5 Laurence H Turner
6 Thomas R Harris (C)
Rung open by the Hampreston Alphabet Band to celebrate the life of Christopher P K Smithies who rung with us in all the Alphabet quarter peals.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Hampreston, Dorset
All Saints
Saturday, 21 January 2017 in 44m (10–0–1 in G)
1300 St Simon's Bob Doubles
1 Pauline A Reynolds
2 Thomas R Harris
3 Shirley Brown
4 Richard Picker
5 Jack R Pease (C)
6 David Bond
Rung in memory of Christopher Smithies, a long serving member of our practice night band, by his friends at Hampreston.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wimborne Minster, Dorset
St Cuthberga
Sunday, 22 January 2017 in 56m (29–2–20 in D)
1320 Plain Bob Cinques
1 Gill Curlett
2 Sue Riley
3 Kathy Bentley
4 Hilary Child
5 Susan E Smith
6 Trish Hitchins
7 Alan Bentley
8 John Riley
9 Graham Duke (C)
10 Harry Blamire
11 Robert Child
12 Philip Rioch
For Evensong. First on 12: 1; First of Plain Bob Cinques for all; completes the Plain Bob family to Quarters from Doubles to Maximus: 9. 200th Quarter Peal: 11

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Swanage, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 22 January 2017 in 50m (22–0–24)
1344 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Eddie Dicken
2 Tricia Stephens
3 Sally Jenkins
4 Gill Loyd
5 Linda Hough
6 Phil Stephens
7 Angie Jasper (C)
8 Richard Loyd
Rung for Choral Evensong and to celebrate the 12th birthday today of Elsie Browning, granddaughter of 2 & 6.
First quarter peal of Yorkshire Surprise Major: 2
First quarter peal of Yorkshire Surprise Major as Conductor: 7

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 22 January 2017 in 46m (18–0–23 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (1m/2v)
60 Grandsire; 600 each of Clifford's Pleasure and April Day
1 Richard Picker
2 Stella Y Warren
3 Shirley Brown
4 Mike F Stickley
5 Jack R Pease (C)
6 Edward W G Warren
First blows in Clifford's Pleasure: 3

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Tisbury, Wiltshire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 23 January 2017 in 45m (16–0–9 in D)
1280 Amersham Alliance Minor
1 Paul J Tyson
2 Sally Jenkins
3 Angie M E Jasper
4 Mike L Jasper
5 Edward W G Warren
6 Jack R Pease (C)
First blows in the method for all.
First of Alliance: 1, 2, 5, 6
First of Alliance as conductor: 6
Rung for Hampreston Quarter Peal Day and in memory of Christopher P K Smithies, a regular member of this quarter peal group and helped us achieve many great things.
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Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 23 January 2017 in 41m (6–0–6 in A)
1260 Clifford's Pleasure Doubles
Reverse Canterbury with a Grandsire Single
1 Tricia Stephens
2 Mike Jenkins
3 Edward W G Warren
4 Phil Stephens
5 Jack R Pease (C)
First blows in the variation: 2
First as conductor on five bells: 5
Rung for Hampreston Quarter Peal Day.
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Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Tisbury, Wiltshire
St John the Baptist
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 in 3h 3 (16–0–9 in D)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
(7 Extents)
1 Richard V Hoey
2 Robert J Purnell
3 Judith J Williamson
4 David W Hacker
5 Robert J Wellen
6 Timothy F Collins (C)
First peal: 1. A farewell compliment to the Reverend Andrew Staley who will take his last service at Tisbury on 29th January and a birthday compliment to the father of the tower correspondent (Anthony Lovell-Wood) who was 100 on 10th January.
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0130

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Canford Magna, Dorset
Saturday, 28 January 2017 in 44m (9–2–24 in F♯)
1260 Canford Doubles
1 Mike Jasper
2 Kathryn Tyson
3 Marisa Bartlett
4 Angie Jasper (C)
5 Paul Tyson
6 Joe Baldwin
First in the variation: 3
Rung in memory of Chris Smithies, a great friend and supporter of the Canford Magna band.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
All Cannings, Wiltshire
All Saints
Saturday, 28 January 2017 in 46m
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Jane M Ridgwell
2 Rosie Lock
3 Sophie Leary
4 John Mead
5 Andrew Woolley (C)
6 Peter Griffin
Rung as an 80th Birthday compliment to John Mead.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
St Mary
Sunday, 29 January 2017 in 47m (18–0–23 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (3m)
Reverse Canterbury, Plain Bob & Grandsire
1 Neil O Skelton
2 Tim E Rose (C)
3 Sas Watson
4 Ian D Tucker
5 Phill J Payne
6 David A Haysom

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Corfe Mullen, Dorset
St Hubert
Sunday, 29 January 2017 in 42m (11–3–26 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Sas Watson
2 Tim E Rose (C)
3 Ian D Tucker
4 David A Haysom
5 Neil O Skelton
6 Phill J Payne

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Broadwindsor, Dorset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 29 January 2017 in 46m (14–2–16 in F)
1260 Doubles (3 Methods)
(480 Plain Bob, 360 Reverse Canterbury, 420 Grandsire)
1 Robert Wellen
2 Judith Williamson
3 Susan M Carter
4 Mark D Symonds
5 Gareth R Evans (C)
6 Robin Carter
Dedicated to the memory of Private George Smith, a ringer at this church and a member of the Salisbury DG, died 23/01/1917, age 39. Served in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 6th Bn and commemorated at Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bere Regis, Dorset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 29 January 2017 in 47m (17–2–0 in D)
1296 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1 David A Haysom
2 Sas Watson
3 Robert J Wellen
4 Ian D Tucker
5 Phill J Payne
6 Tim E Rose (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Seend, Wiltshire
Holy Cross
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 in 44m (14–2–5 in f)
1260 Doubles (4m)
60 Stedman, 720 Grandsire, 240 Reverse Canterbury & 240 Plain Bob.
1 Laura Amor
2 Linda M Drummond-Harris
3 Richard Heath
4 David W Hacker
5 Andrew K Woolley (C)
6 Len Murray (TC)
In celebration of the life of Patricia Hicks of Seend village on the occasion of her funeral. Snowdrops were in bloom and the sun shone down on one and all.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Fovant, Wiltshire
St George
Friday, 3 February 2017 in 44m (8–3–5 in A)
1260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
1 Patricia Davidson
2 Kathy Matthews
3 Ross Robertson
4 Valerie Stone (C)
5 Robert Wellen
6 Ian Davidson

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
St John the Baptist
Friday, 3 February 2017 in 42m (6–0–6 in A)
1260 Doubles (1 Principle/ 2 Methods)
(60 Stedman; 600 each: Grandsire, Plain Bob)
1 Patricia Davidson
2 Kathy Matthews
3 Valerie Stone
4 Neil Skelton
5 Robert Wellen (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire
St Michael
Friday, 3 February 2017 in 40m (6–3–5 in B♭)
1260 Doubles (7 Methods)
(240 each: St Nicholas, Winchendon Place; 120 each: Reverse Canterbury, Plain Bob; 240 each: St Simon, St Martin; 60 Grandsire)
1 Valerie Stone
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Ian Davidson
4 Neil Skelton
5 Ross Robertson (C)
6 Robert Wellen

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bowerchalke, Wiltshire
Holy Trinity
Friday, 3 February 2017 in 42m (11–3–25 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (3 Methods)
(420 Grandsire; 360 Reverse Canterbury; 480 Plain Bob)
1 Valerie Stone
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Neil Skelton
4 Ross Robertson (C)
5 Robert Wellen

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wimborne Minster, Dorset
St Cuthberga
Sunday, 5 February 2017 in 50m (8–1–19 in A)
1274 Plain Bob Triples
1 Rosemary Duke
2 Mary Garrard
3 Hilary Child
4 Alan Bentley
5 Robert Child
6 David Coates
7 Graham Duke (C)
8 Katie Child
For Evensong, and a welcome to Zoey Clare Palmer, granddaughter of Alan and Kathy Bentley, born in Harare on 23rd January. Also with best wishes from all the Wimborne band to David Warwick for a full recovery. Katie's first on a tenor.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 5 February 2017 in 48m (18–0–23 in E♭)
1265 Doubles and Minor (2m)
276 Plain Bob Minor; 989 Grandsire Doubles
1 Richard Picker
2 Stella Y Warren
3 Helen F Day
4 Mike F Stickley
5 Jack R Pease (C)
6 Edward W G Warren
First of Doubles and Minor for all.
Length arranged by the conductor to celebrate HM Queen Elizabeth's 65th year on the throne (Blue Sapphire Jubilee).

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bromham, Wiltshire
St Nicholas
Sunday, 5 February 2017 (15–1–12 in E)
1260 Mixed Doubles
Stedman, Grandsire and St Simon's
1 Richard Iles
2 Linda Drummond-Harris
3 Laura Amor
4 Russell Chamberlain
5 David Hacker (C)
6 Stephen Pardoe
Rung for evensong and to mark the Sapphire Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen. Also in thanksgiving for the life of David Tyler.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 6 February 2017 (9–1–10 in G)
1300 Mixed Doubles
580 Grandsire, 120 Southrepps, 120 Cliffords Pleasure, 120 Reverse Canterbury, 120 April Day, 120 Kennington, 120 Plain Bob
1 Hazel Hinchley
2 Judith Williamson
3 Robert Wellen
4 Malcolm Penney (C)
5 Roy Jeans
6 Christopher Sykes
To celebrate HM The Queen's Blue Sapphire Jubilee.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bryanston, Dorset
St Martin (School Chapel)
Tuesday, 7 February 2017 in 47m (16–3–27 in E♭)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Patricia Garrett
2 Susan E Smith
3 Rosemary Duke
4 Trish Hitchins
5 Robert Crighton
6 Graham Duke (C)
7 Bill Day
8 Thomas Garrett
A 70th birthday compliment to the conductor.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Weymouth, Dorset
St Andrew, Preston
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 2h 58 (12–1–9 in F♯)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by Simon Humphrey
1 Susan E Smith
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Rosemary J Duke
4 Patricia M Hitchins
5 Timothy F Collins
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 Nigel R Woodruff
8 Graham A Duke (C)
Rung to mark the 65th anniversary of H.M. the Queen's Accession to the throne. Also a 70th birthday compliment, today, to the conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 5523.0203

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Mere, Wiltshire
St Michael Archangel
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 50m (23 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Neil Skelton
2 Ruth Beavin
3 Judith Williamson
4 Patricia Davidson
5 Richard Ellis
6 Nigel Orchard
7 Robert Wellen (C)
8 Malcolm Penney
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. 150th quarter together: 7 & 8.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Chilmark, Wiltshire
St Margaret of Antioch
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 53m (12–3–24 in F)
1296 Beverley Surprise Minor
1 Robert Wellen
2 Judith Williamson
3 Ruth Beavin
4 Neil Skelton
5 Nigel Orchard
6 Malcolm Penney (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. A 60th birthday compliment to Ruth Beavin. First in method: 3. First in method as conductor. Circled tower to quarters: 1.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Cattistock, Dorset
SS Peter and Paul
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 44m (13–3–13 in F)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
Composed by A J Cox
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Thomas R Garrett
3 Gareth R Evans
4 William R H Haydock
5 Teresa J Dunstone
6 Mervyn G Buckley
7 John R Schmidt
8 Nigel R Woodruff (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bourton, Dorset
St George
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 45m (12–1–6 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Richard Ellis
2 Ruth Beavin
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Simon Tremewan
5 Robert Wellen
6 Ross Robertson (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. A birthday compliment to Beryl Curtis, 90 today.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Lyme Regis, Dorset
St Michael Archangel
Friday, 10 February 2017 in 42m (10–3–18 in G)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Lin Horrocks
2 Sue Barrance
3 Linda Nicholson
4 Simon Kewley
5 John Horrocks
6 David Barrance (C)
First in method, 2 & 4.
Rung for the 100th Anniversary of the fall of Private Samuel Nathan Crane, 5th Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 11 January 1917. Ringer at Lyme Regis

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Friday, 10 February 2017 in 41m (5–3–27 in A)
1250 Glasgow Surprise Major
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Patricia M Hitchins
3 Thomas R Garrett
4 Susan E Smith
5 Angela M E Jasper
6 Phil Miles
7 Timothy F Collins
8 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
First of Glasgow, 2 and as conductor.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Swanage, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 12 February 2017 in 47m (22–0–24)
1260 Hunslet Bob Triples
1 Gill Loyd
2 Sally Jenkins (C)
3 Tricia Stephens
4 Rachael Rutter
5 Adrian Rutter
6 Phil Stephens
7 Matthew Pike
8 Richard Loyd
For Choral Evensong
First blows in method: 3
First in method: 2, 5, 6 and as Conductor

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Devizes, Wiltshire
St John
Sunday, 12 February 2017 in 50m (19–1–6 in D)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Clive Hancock
2 Ruth Beavin
3 Christine Purnell
4 Bob Purnell
5 Julian Hemper
6 Jenny Hancock
7 David Hacker
8 Julian Ferrar (C)
A birthday compliment to Julian H

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Heddington, Wiltshire
St Andrew
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 in 42m
1260 Stedman Doubles
1 Linda Drummond-Harris
2 Philip Hacker
3 Andrew K Woolley
4 David Hacker (C)
5 Edward A Spearey
6 Ken Webb
In thanksgiving for the life of David Tyler (1943 - 2017), rung on his birthday.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Pulham, Dorset
Puddleducks
Thursday, 16 February 2017 (11 in G)
1344 Spliced Plain Minor (3m)
Double, Little and Plain
1–2 Pam Marshall
3–4 Phil Miles
5–6 David Marshall (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Thursday, 16 February 2017 in 41m (5–3–27 in A)
1250 Spliced Surprise Major
290 Superlative and 320 each of Cambridge, Bristol and London
Composed by John M Goldthorpe
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Joanna Wenborne
3 Michael R Spencer
4 Jane C Spencer
5 Lesley A Knipe
6 Rev Christopher Renyard
7 Jeffrey Knipe
8 Thomas R Garrett (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Corfe Castle, Dorset
St Edward, King and Martyr
Saturday, 18 February 2017 in 43m (11–2–11 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Susan Jessop
2 Carole Dean
3 Lyn Higgens
4 Angie Jasper (C)
5 Brian Dean
6 Mike Pitman
First QP at first attempt - 1.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wimborne St Giles, Dorset
St Giles
Sunday, 19 February 2017 in 48m (14–1–5 in F)
1288 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Jack R Pease (no. 130)
1 David Snelling
2 Caroline N C Barnes
3 Deborah Snelling
4 Mike L Jasper
5 Malcolm J Penney
6 Angie M E Jasper
7 Jack R Pease (C)
8 Michael Penny
First on 8 away from cover (age 18): 1
18th birthday compliments from December to David
60th birthday compliments to Caroline
65th birthday compliments to Caroline's husband, Nigel, steeple keeper of this tower.
70th birthday compliments to Mike Jasper from January.
Rung for Evensong.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wimborne Minster, Dorset
St Cuthberga
Sunday, 19 February 2017 in 57m (29–2–20 in D)
1346 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
1 Susan E Smith
2 Katie Child
3 Trish Hitchins
4 Rosemary Duke
5 Hilary Child
6 Lucy Warwick
7 Keith Fleming
8 Flick Warwick
9 John Riley
10 Graham Duke
11 Rob Child
12 Harry Blamire (C)
For Evensong and in memory of Michael J Hobbs, former ringer at Wimborne Minster. First of Surprise inside - 2.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Tisbury, Wiltshire
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 19 February 2017 in 50m (16–0–9 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Judith Williamson
2 Linda Jones
3 Anthony Lovell-Wood (C)
4 Richard Hoey
5 Robert Wellen
6 Roger Standingford
Rung by Mere Branch members to record Anthony's 70th birthday in December.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Swanage, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 19 February 2017 in 45m (22–0–24)
1260 Julie McDonnell New Bob Triples
1 Marisa Bartlett
2 Mike Jenkins
3 Sally Jenkins
4 Linda Hough
5 Eddie Dicken
6 Matthew Pike
7 Phil Miles (C)
8 Mike Pitman
Rung for Choral Evensong and in support of the Bellringers Strike Back Against Blood Cancer Campaign.
First in method for all, first blows in method for 2 & 7

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Kingston, Dorset
St James
Monday, 20 February 2017 in 48m (26–3–16 in D)
1296 Middlesex Bob Caters
1 Carole M Dean
2 Angie M E Jasper
3 Edward Warren
4 Jack R Pease
5 Ian D Tucker
6 Eddie Dicken
7 Eleanor G W Wallace
8 Graham A Duke
9 Tim E Rose (C)
10 Mike Pitman

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in 44m (5–3–27 in A)
1344 Lessness Surprise Major
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Graham A Duke
3 Felicity S Warwick
4 Susan E Smith
5 Robert Wellen
6 Phil Miles
7 Thomas R Garrett
8 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
First of Lessness, 5.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Thursday, 23 February 2017 in 42m (8–1–4 in A)
1296 Beverley Surprise Minor
1 Andy Waring
2 David J Marshall
3 Jonathan Godfrey
4 Jan Keohane
5 Nick Baker
6 Tim Phillips (C)
1st touch in Method: 3.
1st in Method: 4 & 5.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Winterborne Kingston, Dorset
St Nicholas
Friday, 24 February 2017 in 43m (9–1–19 in G)
1320 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Kate Brice
2 Mike Jenkins
3 Angie Jasper (C)
4 Marisa Bartlett
5 Ed Warren
6 Jack R Pease
First of Kent: 2
Rung for Hampreston Quarter Peal Day and to celebrate Jack's 18th Birthday today.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Milborne St Andrew, Dorset
St Andrew
Friday, 24 February 2017 in 44m (8–3–18)
1260 St Clements Bob Minor
1 Kathryn Tyson
2 Michael L Jasper
3 Trish Stephens
4 Paul Tyson
5 Phil Stephens
6 Thomas R Harris (C)
First of St Clements 4.
Rung for Hampreston Quarter Peal day.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Friday, 24 February 2017 in 42m (8–1–4 in A)
1296 Bacup Surprise Minor
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Graham A Duke
4 Robert J Wellen
5 Nigel R Woodruff
6 Thomas R Garrett (C)
1st in the method 2,4.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Gillingham, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 25 February 2017 in 49m (24–1–12 in D♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Judith Williamson
2 Neil O Skelton
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Ruth Plumridge
5 David W Hacker
6 Michael Dillistone
7 Graham Duke (C)
8 Robert Wellen
Rung by members of the Guild Executive committee prior to their meeting.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wyke Regis, Dorset
All Saints
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 50m (16–2–20 in F)
1260 Middlesex Bob Triples
Composed by Tim E Rose
1 Neil O Skelton
2 Robert J Wellen
3 Sas Watson
4 Michael Dillistone
5 Ian D Tucker
6 Phill J Payne
7 Tim E Rose (C)
8 Mike Pitman

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Swanage, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 47m (22–0–24 in E)
1260 St Simon's Bob Triples
Composed by S Austin
1 Tricia Stephens
2 Marisa Bartlett
3 Phil Miles
4 Eddie Dicken
5 Phil Stephens
6 Mike Jasper
7 Angie Jasper (C)
8 David Haysom
First of St Simon's Bob Triples: 2
Rung for Choral Evensong

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 41m (8–1–4 in A)
1260 Double Bob Minor
1 Ian D Tucker
2 Sas Watson
3 Neil O Skelton
4 Tim E Rose (C)
5 Phill J Payne
6 Robert J Wellen

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Long Bredy, Dorset
St Peter
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 43m (8–2–9 in G)
1320 New Bob Doubles
1 Tim E Rose (C)
2 Sas Watson
3 Robert J Wellen
4 Ian D Tucker
5 Phill J Payne

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Calne, Wiltshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 48m (23–2–19 in D)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Jane M Ridgwell
2 Edward A Spearey
3 Jenny Moore
4 Michael Moore
5 Andrew Woolley (C)
6 Christopher Bush
7 Morley Bray
8 Bob Mustow
For Choral Evensong with the Chapel Choir of St Edmund Hall, Oxford.
3: 150th Quarter peal.
7: Circled tower to quarter peals.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Swanage, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 in 48m (22–0–24)
1260 Middlesex Bob Triples
1 Martin Wickham
2 Mike Jenkins
3 Rachael Rutter
4 Eddie Dicken
5 Adrian Rutter
6 Matthew Pike
7 Eleanor Wallace (C)
8 David Haysom
Rung for the Ash Wednesday service.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Pulham, Dorset
Puddleducks
Thursday, 2 March 2017 (15 in C)
1260 Spliced Plain Minor (2m)
St Clement's College and Plain Bob
1–2 Pam Marshall
3–4 Phil Miles
5–6 David Marshall (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Friday, 3 March 2017 in 2h 35 (5–3–27 in A)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Susan E Smith
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Timothy F Collins
4 Felicity S Warwick
5 Thomas R Garrett
6 David A Warwick
7 Graham A Duke (C)
8 Nigel R Woodruff
Ringing World page reference: 5525.0252

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wareham, Dorset
Lady St Mary
Saturday, 4 March 2017 in 3h 9 (17–1–20 in E)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major
8m: 736 Superlative, 704 London and Rutland, 608 Cambridge, Lincolnshire and Pudsey, 576 Bristol, 544 Yorkshire with 120 com and atw.
Composed by N J Diserens
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Rosemary J Duke
3 Patricia M Hitchins
4 Felicity S Warwick
5 David A Warwick (C)
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 Graham A Duke
8 Harry E Blamire
Ringing World page reference: 5525.0252

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Swanage, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 5 March 2017 in 47m (22–0–24)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Rachael Rutter
2 Tricia Stephens
3 Linda Hough
4 Mike Jenkins
5 Eddie Dicken
6 Matthew Pike
7 Phil Stephens (C)
8 Martin Wickham
For Choral Evensong, and also rung to wish a very happy birthday to Rachael.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Sherborne, Dorset
Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 5 March 2017 in 53m (46–0–5 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Joyce Sturgess
2 Jan Keohane
3 John Cawood
4 David Fifield
5 George Tomlin
6 Tim Phillips
7 Nick Baker (C)
8 Andy Waring
For Evensong

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire
St Bartholomew and All Saints
Sunday, 5 March 2017 in 47m (19¼ in E)
1260 Stedman Triples
1 Julian J Hemper
2 Ruth Beavin
3 Jenny Hancock
4 Jenny Moore
5 Andrew K Woolley
6 Ruth Plumridge
7 Julian Ferrar (C)
8 David J Whipp
Evensong
1st in method 4
500th quarter peal in Wiltshire 5

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wareham, Dorset
Lady St Mary
Monday, 6 March 2017 in 46m (17–1–20 in E)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
720 (WHW x3); 600 (WWW, HHH)
Composed by Traditional
1 Stella Y Warren
2 Tricia Stephens
3 Edward W G Warren
4 Phil Stephens
5 Jack R Pease
6 Angie M E Jasper (C)
First of Treble Bob Minor: 1
Rung on the back six to mark the 30th anniversary of the capsize of the Herald of Free Enterprise, which capsized 1 mile outside Zeebrugge Harbour, Belgium, en-route to Dover, 30 years ago tonight. 193 die in the worst maritime accident since the Titanic.
Rung after meeting short for Triples; the band wishes to thank Marisa for stepping down.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Abbotsbury, Dorset
St Nicholas
Monday, 6 March 2017 in 2h 51 (9–3–1)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
One extent each of London, York, Beverley, Norwich, Bourne, Ipswich and Cambridge.
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Graham A Duke
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Nigel R Woodruff
5 Thomas R Garrett
6 Timothy F Collins (C)
Remembering Harry Ford, the tower captain at Abbotsbury for many years, a year after his death.
Ringing World page reference: 5534.0508

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Compton Abbas, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 (8–0–26 in A♭)
1260 Doubles (2 Methods)
780 Grandsire, 480 Plain Bob
1 Jean H Kennard
2 Susan M Bosworth
3 Ann Corry
4 Malcolm K Trowbridge
5 Malcolm H Corry (C)
Rung as a compliment to Henry Moule who leaves the village after 45 years as a ringer there.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire
Whiteheads Lane
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 in 23m (8C)
1272 Plain Bob Minimus
1–2 Sarah J Quintin
3–4 Harriet Feilding (C)
First quarter as conductor 3-4.
First quarter of minimus on handbells for both.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire
St Andrew
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 in 41m (3–1–17 in E♭)
1296 Surfleet Surprise Minor
1 Patricia Garrett
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Ruth Beavin
4 Neil Skelton
5 Robert Wellen
6 Tom Garrett (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. First in method: 3.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Mildenhall, Wiltshire
St John the Baptist
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 in 40m (7–0–26 in B♭)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1 Nigel Orchard
2 Judith Williamson
3 Neil Skelton
4 Malcolm Penney
5 Ruth Beavin
6 Robert Wellen (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. First in method: 5. First in method as conductor. 50th together: 1 & 6.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Marlborough, Wiltshire
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 in 50m (16–2–23 in E♭)
1288 Grandsire Triples
1 Patricia Garrett
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Judith Williamson
4 Neil Skelton
5 Malcolm Penney
6 Tom Garrett
7 Nigel Orchard (C)
8 Robert Wellen
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Beaminster, Dorset
St Mary of the Annunciation
Thursday, 9 March 2017 in 52m (22–1–27 in D)
1296 Plain Bob Caters
1 Mark D Symonds
2 Susan M Carter
3 Jill Parr
4 Tim Phillips
5 R Nicholas Lawrence
6 William R H Haydock
7 Harry Murley
8 Nick Baker
9 Gareth R Evans (C)
10 Andy Waring
First quarter since completion of the work on the bells earlier this year.
First Caters 1 & 10. First Plain Bob Caters 7.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Leigh, Dorset
St Andrew
Friday, 10 March 2017 in 43m (9–3–5)
1296 Surfleet Surprise Minor
1 Andy Waring
2 David J Marshall
3 Jonathan Godfrey
4 Jan Keohane
5 Nick Baker
6 Tim Phillips (C)
First touch in method: 3 & 4.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Kingston, Dorset
St James
Friday, 10 March 2017 in 42m (8–0–2)
1260 Doubles (1p, 5m)
Stedman, Reverse Canterbury, St Simons, St Martins, Plain Bob, Grandsire.
1 Carole M Dean
2 Sas Watson
3 Eddie Dicken
4 Eleanor G W Wallace
5 Tim E Rose (C)
Rung for National Pie Week.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Marlborough, Wiltshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 12 March 2017 in 48m (16–2–23 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Karen Dobie
2 Dorothy Blythe
3 David Close
4 Colin Woodley
5 Mark Robins (C)
6 Ian Wyld
Rung half-muffled in memory of Donald Lee, who died 9th March 2017. Don was Tower Captain at St Mary's from 1967 to 2006 and past Ringing Master of the Branch. He was also Vice President of the Salisbury Guild.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Sunday, 12 March 2017 in 2h 32 (5–3–27 in A)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major
5m: 1120 London, 1088 Superlative, 1024 Cambridge and Pudsey, 832 Bristol with 104 com and atw.
Composed by Albert J Pitman
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Graham A Duke
3 Felicity S Warwick
4 Susan E Smith
5 David A Warwick (C)
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 Harry E Blamire
8 Nigel R Woodruff
Ringing World page reference: 5526.0277

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Monday, 13 March 2017 in 43m (5–3–27 in A)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Nigel R Woodruff
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Timothy F Collins
4 Richard W Ellis
5 Phil Miles
6 Rev Christopher Renyard
7 R Nicholas Lawrence
8 Thomas R Garrett (C)
First in method and completes quarter peals in the Standard 8 Surprise Major methods, 2.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Pulham, Dorset
Puddleducks
Thursday, 16 March 2017 (15 in C)
1284 Spliced Plain Minor (4m)
Little, Reverse, Double and Plain Bob
1–2 Pam Marshall
3–4 Phil Miles
5–6 David Marshall (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Friday, 17 March 2017 in 42m (8–1–4 in A)
1320 Bamborough Surprise Minor
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Susan E Smith
4 Robert Wellen
5 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
6 Thomas R Garrett
First of Bamborough, 2,4.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Stourpaine, Dorset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 19 March 2017 in 43m (12–2–4 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Richard W Owen
2 Susan M Bosworth
3 Ann Corry
4 Frederick G Frostwick
5 Philip A L Rioch (C)
6 Malcolm H Corry
Rung for Evensong and as a birthday compliment to the conductor

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wareham, Dorset
Lady St Mary
Monday, 20 March 2017 in 47m (17–1–20 in E)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Don Morrison
1 Michael L Jasper
2 Laurence H Turner
3 Felicity S Warwick
4 Angie M E Jasper
5 Jack R Pease
6 Eddie Dicken
7 Linda D E Jasper
8 Thomas R Harris (C)
First quarter of Bristol Surprise Major 2 & 5.
First of Surprise Major as conductor.
Rung to celebrate the 400th quarter for 8.
£10

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Kingston, Dorset
St James
Monday, 20 March 2017 in 51m (26–3–16 in D)
1344 Golden Gate Bob Triples
Composed by Jack R Pease (no. 1b)
1 Stella Y Warren
2 Marisa P G Bartlett
3 Linda D E Jasper
4 Edward W G Warren
5 Eleanor G W Wallace
6 Angie M E Jasper
7 Jack R Pease (C)
8 Mike F Stickley
First blows in the method for all.
Rung and named "Golden Gate" to wish Marisa best of luck in San Francisco when she leaves this week for a well deserved break!
This method is believed to have been rung for the first time:-
Golden Gate Bob Triples
5.1.7.3.347.3.7,125 LH 1426753

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wimborne Minster, Dorset
St Cuthberga
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 in 55m (29–2–20 in D)
1311 Stedman Cinques
1 Trish Hitchins
2 Flick Warwick
3 Jennifer Herriott
4 Thomas Garrett
5 Nigel Herriott (C)
6 Keith Fleming
7 Alan Bentley
8 Jack R Pease
9 David Warwick
10 Harry Blamire
11 Nigel Woodruff
12 David Coates
A birthday compliment to Hilary Child.
First inside on twelve - 8

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 in 52m (5–3–27 in A)
1344 Lessness Surprise Major
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Patricia M Hitchins
4 Felicity S Warwick
5 Robert J Wellen
6 David J Marshall
7 Nigel R Woodruff
8 Thomas R Garrett (C)
First in the method 2,3.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Thornford, Dorset
St Mary Magdalene
Friday, 24 March 2017 in 45m (8–2–22)
1272 York Surprise Minor
1 Andrea Jacob
2 David J Marshall
3 Jonathan Godfrey
4 Jan Keohane
5 Nick Baker
6 Tim Phillips (C)
First in Method: 3 & 4

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Margaret Marsh, Dorset
St Margaret
Friday, 24 March 2017 in 40m (3–3–3 in C♯)
1279 Grandsire Doubles
1 Neil Skelton
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Ross Robertson
4 Valerie Stone
5 Robert Wellen (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Kingston, Dorset
St James
Friday, 24 March 2017 in 55m (26–3–16 in D)
1344 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by Traditional
1 Carole M Dean
2 Thomas R Garrett
3 Felicity S Warwick
4 Eddie Dicken
5 Jack R Pease (C)
6 Harry E Blamire
7 Angie M E Jasper
8 Eleanor G W Wallace
First of Superlative; first of Superlative as conductor and first of Surprise Major as conductor: 5
Rung open in memory of all those who lost their lives in Westminster on Wednesday afternoon.
Afterwards, the back 8 bells were rung in diminishing rounds leaving the tenor, rung by the conductor, tolling 10 times; one blow for each nationality that lost someone that day.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Iwerne Minster, Dorset
St Mary
Friday, 24 March 2017 in 46m (14–1–12 in E♭)
1260 Shipway Place Doubles
1 Judith Williamson
2 Valerie Stone
3 Robert Wellen
4 Neil Skelton
5 Ross Robertson (C)
6 Kathy Matthews

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Fontmell Magna, Dorset
St Andrew
Friday, 24 March 2017 in 44m (13–3–2 in F)
1260 Doubles (3 Methods)
(4 extents each: St Simon, St Martin (alternate); 300 Plain Bob)
1 Judith Williamson
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Valerie Stone (C)
4 Kathy Matthews
5 Ross Robertson
6 Robert Wellen
1200th quarter: 6.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Compton Abbas, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 24 March 2017 in 39m (8–0–26 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Kathy Matthews
2 Patricia Davidson (C)
3 Neil Skelton
4 Judith Williamson
5 Robert Wellen
550th quarter of doubles: 5.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Hampreston, Dorset
All Saints
Saturday, 25 March 2017 in 46m (10–0–1 in G)
1260 Smithies Bob Minor
Composed by Traditional
1 Joan Smithies
2 Sally Jenkins
3 Edward W G Warren
4 Mike L Jasper
5 Angie M E Jasper
6 Jack R Pease (C)
First in the method for all.
This method is believed to have been rung for the first time, and is named and created by the conductor to mark what would have been Joan and Chris Smithies' 39th Wedding Anniversary.
Smithies Bob Minor:-
-16-36.34.36,12 LH 142563

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Swanage, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 26 March 2017 in 44m (22–0–24)
1260 Single Oxford Bob Triples
1 Sally Jenkins
2 Linda Jasper
3 Mike Jenkins
4 Eddie Dicken
5 Mike Jasper
6 Angie Jasper (C)
7 Harry Blamire
8 Mike Pitman
Rung for Choral Evensong and for mothers everywhere on Mothering Sunday

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wareham, Dorset
Lady St Mary
Monday, 27 March 2017 in 48m (17–1–20 in E)
1280 Spliced Plain Major
896 Plain Bob, 384 Little Bob, 36 com
Arranged by Tim E Rose
1 Tricia Stephens
2 Jack R Pease
3 Bill Day
4 Mike Jenkins
5 Eleanor G W Wallace
6 Phil Stephens
7 Angie M E Jasper
8 Tim E Rose (C)
First spliced: 4

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Fordingbridge, Hampshire
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 31 March 2017 in 42m (13–2–1 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Malcolm J Penney
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Roger King
4 Mary Melbourne
5 Revd Canon Gary Philbrick (C)
6 Ian Davidson
Congratulations to David and Mary Melbourne for their Ruby Wedding Anniversary and to Ian and Patricia Davidson for their 42nd Wedding Anniversary.
£3.00

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Friday, 31 March 2017 in 2h 36 (5–3–27 in A)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by T. Thurstan (Dexter's No. 2 var)
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Timothy F Collins
3 Patricia M Hitchins
4 Felicity S Warwick
5 Graham A Duke
6 David A Warwick (C)
7 Nigel R Woodruff
8 Thomas R Garrett
First of Stedman - 1; circled tower three times - 8; 200th peal together - 6 & 7.
A birthday compliment to Thomas Garrett.
Ringing World page reference: 5529.0344

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Silton, Dorset
St Nicholas
Saturday, 1 April 2017 in 41m (9–0–10 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (9m, 12v)
Elford, Austrey, St Felix, St Wenceslas, Eynsham, St Leonard, St Ninian, St John Baptist, St Simon's, St Martin's, St Osmund, Eynesbury, Lapley, St John, Horsley, Obediah, St Nicholas, Winchendon, St Remigius, Huntley, Reverse Canterbury
1 Ian D Tucker
2 Tim E Rose (C)
3 Malcolm J Penney
4 Eleanor G W Wallace
5 Phill J Payne
6 Robert J Wellen

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Penselwood, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 1 April 2017 in 43m (7½ in A)
1320 Bourne Surprise Minor
1 Malcolm J Penney
2 Ian D Tucker
3 Eleanor G W Wallace
4 Phill J Payne
5 Robert J Wellen
6 Tim E Rose (C)
Rung in loving memory of Eleanor's chicken Freya.
Also rung in appreciation of KFC.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Gillingham, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 1 April 2017 in 47m (24–1–12 in D♭)
1260 Kent Treble Place Triples
1 Malcolm J Penney
2 Sas Watson
3 Tim E Rose (C)
4 Eleanor G W Wallace
5 Robert J Wellen
6 Ian D Tucker
7 Phill J Payne
8 Robin J Mears

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire
Whiteheads Lane
Saturday, 1 April 2017 in 23m (8C)
1272 Reverse Bob Minimus
1–2 Sarah J Quintin (C)
3–4 Harriet Feilding
First in method for both.
First as conductor on handbells.
A birthday compliment to David W H Godwin.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bourton, Dorset
St George
Saturday, 1 April 2017 in 43m (12–1–6 in G)
1260 Spliced Plain Minor (3m)
St Nicholas, Reverse Canterbury, Little Canterbury
1 Robert J Wellen
2 Sas Watson
3 Malcolm J Penney
4 Eleanor G W Wallace
5 Ian D Tucker
6 Tim E Rose (C)
Are you still in bed Mr Payne??
400th Quarter: 5

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Sherborne, Dorset
Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 2 April 2017 (22–1–4)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Joyce Sturgess
2 Jan Keohane
3 Lewis Hurry
4 Tim Phillips
5 Nick Baker (C)
6 Roger Read
First quarter inside 3.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire
St Bartholomew and All Saints
Sunday, 2 April 2017 in 45m (19¼ in E)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Ruth Beavin
2 Julian J Hemper
3 Jenny Hancock
4 Ruth Plumridge
5 Steve Bucknell
6 Chris Bush
7 Julian Ferrar (C)
8 Roger Haydock
Rung for Evensong
Also to welcome Emily, grand-daughter for David Hacker. Franklin, grandson for Roger Haydock and Grayson, grandson for Ruth Plumridge.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Marden, Wiltshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 in 42m (12 in F♯)
1260 Double Bob Minor
1 Andrew Woolley
2 Ruth Beavin
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Judith Williamson
5 Robert Wellen
6 Malcolm Penney (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. First blows in method: 2 & 4.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Devizes, Wiltshire
St John
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 in 50m (19–1–6 in D)
1288 Middlesex Bob Triples
1 Patricia Garrett
2 Judith Williamson
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Ruth Beavin
5 Malcolm Penney
6 Tom Garrett
7 Robert Wellen (C)
8 Robert Purnell
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. 100th quarter of triples: 7. First in method as conductor. 200th quarter together: 3 & 5.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Cattistock, Dorset
SS Peter and Paul
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 in 45m (13–3–13 in F)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
View composition
1 Michael J Dillistone
2 Susan M Carter
3 Teresa J Dunstone
4 Gareth R Evans
5 Pip Dillistone
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 John R Schmidt
8 Nigel R Woodruff (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Avebury, Wiltshire
St James
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 in 42m (4–2–20 in D)
1260 April Day Bob Triples
Composed by Sean Smith
1 Brian Coward
2 Christine Purnell
3 Ruth Beavin
4 Philip Gaisford
5 Andrew K Woolley
6 Peter Baker
7 Bob Purnell (C)
8 Ken Webb
A complement to Naomi and Richard Dickens on the birth of their Daughter Emily 1st Granddaughter for David and Beryl Hacker

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
All Cannings, Wiltshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 in 42m (14–0–23 in E)
1260 Single Canterbury Pleasure Bob Minor
1 Robert Wellen
2 Ruth Beavin
3 Judith Williamson
4 Patricia Davidson
5 Malcolm Penney
6 Ross Robertson (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter. First in method: 2, 3 & 4.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Preshute, Wiltshire
St George
Thursday, 6 April 2017 in 44m (9–1–10 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 David Moore
2 Colin Woodley (C)
3 Lewis F Cobb
4 Collin Wilkins
5 Ian Wyld
6 Richard Metters
!st on Treble - 1
Rung open in memory of Donald Edward Lee, who died 9th March 2017.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Corfe Mullen, Dorset
St Hubert
Friday, 7 April 2017 in 2h 49 (11–3–26 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (10 Methods)
7 extents: (1) London and Wells, (2) Durham and York, (3) Beverley and Surfleet, (4) Norwich, (5) Bourne, (6) Ipswich, (7) Cambridge.
1 Felicity S Warwick
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Graham A Duke
4 Thomas R Garrett
5 Nigel R Woodruff
6 Timothy F Collins (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5534.0508

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bromham, Wiltshire
St Nicholas
Sunday, 9 April 2017 (15–1–12 in E)
1260 Mixed Doubles
Stedman, Plain Bob, Grandsire
1 Linda Drummond-Harris
2 Laura Amor
3 Ruth Beavin
4 Bob Mustow
5 Chris Jenkins (C)
6 Stephen Pardoe
Rung for the Palm Sunday Service and to welcome our new Priest, Rev Ruth Scholfield, to the Parish.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Shaftesbury, Dorset
School Chapel Arts Centre, Cann
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 in 42m (6–2–22 in B)
1272 Plain Bob Minimus
1 Matthew Pike
2 Robin J Mears
3 Tim E Rose (C)
4 Eleanor G W Wallace
First minimus on tower bells: 4
Circled the tower to quarters: 3
In memory of the poor little screws decapitated by Eleanor during the quarter and well done for managing the last 20 extents with a badly behaved bell.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Shaftesbury, Dorset
School Chapel Arts Centre, Cann
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 in 40m (6–2–22 in B)
1272 Plain Bob Minimus
1 Robert Purnell
2 Chris Jenkins
3 Ross Robertson (C)
4 Robert Wellen
Ross has now rung a quarter in all Dorset towers with four bells or more.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 14 April 2017 in 46m (13–2–3 in F)
1260 April Day Doubles
1 Jack R Pease (C)
2 Stella Y Warren
3 Tricia Stephens
4 Edward W G Warren
5 Mike F Stickley
Rung half muffled on the Aeolian (front) five for Good Friday and to remember PC Keith Palmer, who was kiled in the line of duty in London and his funeral was held at Southwark Cathedral earlier this week.
Also rung to mark 100 years since the death of the following Sturminster Marshall residents in the Great War:
SWYERS, HC - Pte Harry Charles Swyers 2 Bn Wiltshire Regiment. Killed in action on 11th March 1917.
VATER, W E - L/Cpl William Edward Vater 2 Bn Northamptonshire Regiment - was kiled in action on 3rd April 1917.
PEARCE, F G - Pte Frederick George Pearce 1 Bn Dorset Regiment. Frederick was born in Wimborne and resided in Sturminster Marshall. He died exactly 100 years ago today on 14th April 1917.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Hamworthy, Dorset
The Cock Ring
Friday, 14 April 2017 in 42m (6¼oz in D♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Paul R Smith
2 Eleanor G W Wallace
3 Sas Watson
4 Matthew Pike
5–6 Tim E Rose (C)
Rung to mark STD awareness month. "A time to get yourself tested". Matthew has collected the set.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wimborne Minster, Dorset
St Cuthberga
Monday, 17 April 2017 in 3h 33 (29–2–20 in D)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by R W Pipe
1 Rosemary J Duke
2 Patricia M Hitchins
3 Lucy S Warwick
4 Felicity S Warwick
5 Graham A Duke
6 Alan R Bentley
7 Philip A L Rioch
8 Andrew G Smith
9 Thomas R Garrett
10 Douglas J Beaumont
11 Harry E Blamire
12 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
Rung to celebrate Easter.
First of Maximus, 6.
300th peal together, 1 and 5.
First on 12 as conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 5532.0461

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Preston, Dorset, Dorset
St Andrew, Preston
Monday, 17 April 2017 (12–1–9 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Graham A Duke
3 Richard W Ellis
4 Rev Christopher Renyard
5 Alan N Frost
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
8 Mike Pitman
Rung to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of local soldier Private Henry (Harry) Arthur Miller, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1st Battalion. Harry was also a bellringer at this church.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bournemouth, Dorset
Civic and Parish Church of Saint Peter
Monday, 17 April 2017 in 3h 16 (20–2–7 in E)
5040 St Peter Bob Triples
Composed by Roger Bailey (No. 1)
1 Marisa P G Bartlett
2 Judith J Williamson
3 Paul R Smith
4 James A Hodkin
5 David L Thomas
6 Stephen J Bateman
7 Jack R Pease (C)
8 John A Dodd
First blows in the method for all, first peal in method in the tower and first peal in the method for the Guild.
St Peter Bob Triples rang to celebrate Easter at St Peter's, the 80th anniversary of the casting of these fine bells, which were cast by John Taylor & Co in Loughborough in 1937, and the launch of the 'Church Development Project'.
Ringing World page reference: 5532.0461

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Thursday, 20 April 2017 in 43m (5–3–27 in A)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Joanna Wenborne
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Richard W Ellis
6 Rev Christopher Renyard
7 Andrew G Smith
8 Thomas R Garrett (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Friday, 21 April 2017 in 44m (8–1–4 in A)
1320 Berwick Surprise Minor
1 Alan N Frost
2 Trish Garrett
3 Tim Collins
4 Tom Garrett
5 Nigel Woodruff
6 Graham Duke (C)
Rung on Queen Elizabeth II's birthday today.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford on Avon, WIltshire
Trowbridge Road
Saturday, 22 April 2017 in 20m (12F)
1272 Double Bob Minimus
1–2 Sarah J Quintin (C)
3–4 Harriet Feilding (C)
Joint conducted.
First in method: 3-4.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bowerchalke, Wiltshire
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 22 April 2017 in 2h 53 (11–3–25 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (7m/p)
18x 120 Grandsire (5 callings) 4x Stedman, St Simons, St Martins, St Osmund, Eynesbury & Plain Bob (4 callings of each)
1 Judith J Williamson
2 Malcolm J Penney
3 David W Hacker
4 Robert J Wellen
5 Christopher D Jenkins (C)
First peal on the bells.
First peal in a 5 bell tower -2
Rung as a 91st Birthday compliment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Also Rung as a farewell compliment to the Reverend Rick Williams of this benefice.
Rung in the SDGR firsts week.
Ringing World page reference: 5535.0531

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bishop's Cannings, Wiltshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 22 April 2017 in 43m (15–0–21 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (3 methods)
60 Stedman; 480 Plain Bob; 720 Grandsire
1 Laura J Amor
2 Ruth Beavin
3 Becky Holloway
4 Richard Heath
5 Lewis F Cobb (C)
6 David Close
Rung following the wedding of Daniel Wakefield and Alanna Harris.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wimborne Minster, Dorset
St Cuthberga
Sunday, 23 April 2017 in 55m (29–2–20 in D)
1344 Bristol Surprise Maximus
1 Hilary Child
2 Trish Hitchins
3 Jennifer Herriott
4 Nigel Herriott
5 Lucy Warwick
6 Flick Warwick
7 Bill Perrins
8 Margaret Whiteley
9 Martin Whiteley
10 Harry Blamire
11 Rob Child
12 David Warwick (C)
Rung for Evensong on St. George's Day.
First of Bristol Maximus - 11.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Hampreston, Dorset
All Saints
Sunday, 23 April 2017 in 46m (10–0–1 in G)
1260 St George's and Dragon Doubles
720 St George's and 540 Dragon Place Doubles
1 Mike Jasper
2 Richard Picker
3 Kathryn Tyson
4 Angie Jasper (C)
5 Jack R Pease
6 Paul Tyson
Rung for St George's Day and as a birthday compliment to HRH Queen Elizabeth II

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Corfe Castle, Dorset
St Edward, King and Martyr
Sunday, 23 April 2017 in 42m (11–2–11 in F)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Stella Warren
2 Carole Dean
3 Lyn Higgens
4 Ed Warren
5 Brian Dean (C)
6 Mike Pitman
Rung for St George's Day.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Weymouth, Dorset
All Saints, Wyke Regis
Monday, 24 April 2017 in 49m (16–2–20 in F)
1288 Hunslet Bob Triples
Composed by Jack R Pease (no. 311)
1 Tony Fisher
2 Aila M Peacock
3 Alan R Bentley
4 David J Barrance
5 Angie M E Jasper
6 Paul J Tyson
7 Jack R Pease (C)
8 Mike L Jasper
First in the method: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Rung by a Hampreston Quarter Peal Day band to wish the founder of the group, Ross Bradley, a speedy recovery from his injuries.
Also rung for the Salisbury Diocesan Guild 'Firsts' Week.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Upper Chute, Wiltshire
St Nicolas
Monday, 24 April 2017 in 40m (6–1–25)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 David Close
2 Andrew Channon
3 Laura Amor
4 Mark Robins
5 Mike Winterbourne (C)
6 Lewis F Cobb
Rung half muffled in memory of, and to mark the centenary of the death of Albert Hawkins of Chute, who died aged 40 on 24th April 1917 at Salonika Greece

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Buckland Newton, Dorset
Holy Rood
Monday, 24 April 2017 in 47m (15–1–26 in E)
1320 Plain Bob Doubles
1 John Cawood
2 Jan Keohane
3 Nick Baker
4 Gareth R Evans
5 Mark D Symonds (C)
6 Lynda G Evans
First as conductor (5)
Rung by members of the West Dorset Branch for SDGR Firsts week

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Beaminster, Dorset
St Mary of the Annunciation
Monday, 24 April 2017 in 42m (8cwt)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Helen Day
2 Susan M Carter
3 Jill P Parr
4 Sylvia Fowler
5 Harry Murley (C)
6 Lewis R Hurry
First Quarter at first attempt (1)
First Quarter as cover (6)
For SDGR Firsts Week

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Spetisbury, Dorset
St John the Baptist
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in 44m (17–0–0 in E)
1259 Plain Bob Minor
Composed by Donald F Morrison (No. 2298)
1 Richard Picker
2 Angie M E Jasper
3 Phil Charlston
4 Sian M Richardson
5 Jack R Pease
6 R Mark Shearn (C)
Rung prior to practice night.
25th quarter peal this year: 5

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in 42m (5–3–27 in A)
1250 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Timothy Collins
2 Patricia Garrett
3 Robert Crighton
4 Flick Warwick
5 Thomas Garrett
6 David Warwick (C)
7 Graham Duke
8 Nigel Woodruff

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Beaminster, Dorset
St Mary of the Annunciation
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 in 43m (8cwt)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Mark D Symonds
2 Lewis R Hurry
3 Gareth R Evans
4 Andy Waring
5 Harry Murley (C)
6 Roger Read

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Maiden Newton, Dorset
St Mary
Thursday, 27 April 2017 (10¼ in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Susan Carter
2 Lewis Hurry (C)
3 David Barrance
4 Sylvia Fowler
5 Robert Wellen
6 Roger Read
First as conductor (aged 14 years)
For SDGR Firsts Week

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
North Tidworth, Wiltshire
Holy Trinity
Friday, 28 April 2017 in 41m (9–0–18 in G)
1260 New Bob Doubles
1 Neil Skelton
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Valerie Stone (C)
4 Robert Wellen
5 Chris Jenkins
6 David Close
First quarter in method: 2 & 5 - for SDGR Firsts Week.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Ludgershall, Wiltshire
St James
Friday, 28 April 2017 in 43m (6–3–1 in G)
1260 April Day Doubles
1 Patricia Davidson
2 Neil Skelton
3 Ross Robertson (C)
4 David Close
5 Chris Jenkins
6 Robert Wellen
First quarter in variation: 2 & 5 - for SDGR Firsts Week.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Fordingbridge, Hampshire
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 28 April 2017 (13–2–1 in F)
1260 Doubles (2m)
180 Grandsire, 1080 Plain Bob
1 Roger King
2 Polly Osborne (C)
3 Mary Melbourne (C)
4 Ian Davidson (C)
5 Revd Canon Gary Philbrick (C)
6 Mike Ireland
60th Birthday Compliment to Revd Canon Gary Philbrick (April 19th)
First Grandsire as Conductor, 3 - for SDGR Firsts Week.
£3

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire
St Mary
Friday, 28 April 2017 in 48m (19–0–11 in E)
1260 Doubles (1 Principle/ 5 Methods)
(60 Stedman; 240 each: Grandsire, Reverse Canterbury, St Simon, St Martin, Plain Bob)
1 Valerie Stone
2 Kathy Matthews
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Neil Skelton
5 Robert Wellen (C)
6 Chris Jenkins

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Collingbourne Ducis, Wiltshire
St Andrew
Friday, 28 April 2017 in 42m (11–3–4 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (4 Methods)
(420 St Simon; 360 St Martin; 240 each: St Osmund, Eynesbury)
1 Chris Jenkins (C)
2 Valerie Stone
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Ross Robertson
5 Robert Wellen
6 Kathy Matthews

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Rampisham, Dorset
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 44m (13–0–17 in F)
1260 All Saints Place Doubles
1 James A Hodkin
2 Sas Watson
3 Robert J Wellen
4 Tim E Rose (C)
5 Ian D Tucker

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Preshute, Wiltshire
St George
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 2h 37 (9–1–10 in A)
5040 Stedman Doubles
42 extents in 7 callings
1 Christopher D Jenkins (C)
2 Nicki J Lang
3 Robert J Purnell
4 David W Hacker
5 Robert Perry
6 Julian J Hemper
First peal of Stedman Doubles - 1
First peal of Stedman Doubles on the bells.
Rung in the SDGR firsts week
Ringing World page reference: 5533.0485

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Lacock, Wiltshire
St Cyriac
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 43m (12–2–14 in F)
1260 Grandsire and Plain Bob Doubles
1 Helen Barker
2 Patsy Thorn
3 Christine Purnell
4 Ruth Beavin
5 Jenny Hancock (C)
6 Karen McGrane
Arranged and rang to celebrate 60 years of bell-ringing for Chris Purnell by her daughters and friends

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Kingston, Dorset
St James
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 3h 11 (26–3–16 in D)
5000 Stedman Caters
Composed by Shirley Burton (No.17)
1 Patricia M Hitchins
2 Christopher H Rogers
3 Graham A Duke
4 Eleanor G W Wallace
5 Felicity S Warwick
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 Jack R Pease
8 David A Warwick (C)
9 Nigel R Woodruff
10 Harry E Blamire
A 25th birthday compliment to Anna and Lucy Warwick.
First of Stedman and on ten - 7.
Ringing World page reference: 5533.0485

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Hampreston, Dorset
All Saints
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 41m (10–0–1 in G)
1260 April Day Doubles
1 David Bond
2 Shirley Brown
3 Richard Picker
4 Angie Jasper (C)
5 Mike Jasper
6 Linda Jasper
1st away from cover: 1
1st of April Day: 2 and 3
Rung for SDGR firsts week and as a birthday compliment to the treble ringer for today.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Halstock, Dorset
St Mary
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 41m (7–3–23 in G)
1260 Doubles (11m)
St Simons, St Martins, St Osmund, Eynesbury, Plain Bob, Reverse Canterbury, St Nicholas, Winchendon, St Remigius, Huntley, Grandsire
1 James A Hodkin
2 Sas Watson
3 Robert J Wellen
4 Ian D Tucker
5 Tim E Rose (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Frampton, Dorset
St Mary
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 45m (16–0–14 in E)
1260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
1 Tim E Rose (C)
2 Sas Watson
3 Richard W Ellis
4 Johan Nash-Smith
5 Ian D Tucker
6 James A Hodkin

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Evershot, Dorset
St Osmond
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 43m (7–1–4 in A)
1260 Stanstead Bob Minor
1 Johan Nash-Smith
2 Sas Watson
3 Tim E Rose (C)
4 James A Hodkin
5 Richard W Ellis
6 Ian D Tucker

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Avebury, Wiltshire
St James
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 39m (4–2–20 in D)
1260 Doubles (1p/2m)
60 Stedman; 720 Grandsire; 480 Plain Bob
1 Ken A Webb
2 Christopher Bush
3 Linda Drummond-Harris
4 Jane M Ridgwell
5 Andrew K Woolley (C)
6 Jonathan Stubbs
Wishing David Davidge, tower captain of Avebury, a speedy recovery.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Marlborough, Wiltshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 30 April 2017 in 46m (16–2–23 in E♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Karen Dobie
2 Dorothy Blythe
3 David Close
4 Ian Wyld
5 Colin Woodley (C)
6 Mike Clark
Rung half-muffled in Memory of Nancy Ramsden, a ringer from Mildenhall, who died on the 22 April, 2017

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 30 April 2017 in 51m (29–2–26 in D♭)
1288 Middlesex Bob Triples
Composed by R.W.Willans
1 Laura Amor
2 Jane Mann
3 Rachel Walters
4 Harriet Feilding
5 Sarah J Quintin
6 David W H Godwin
7 John A Sealy (C)
8 Philip Gaisford
For Evensong.
First in method: 2, 4 and 5

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Preston, Dorset, Dorset
St Andrew
Wednesday, 3 May 2017 in 45m (12–1–9 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Lynda Clegg
2 Beryl M Shuttleworth
3 Patricia M Garrett
4 William R H Haydock
5 Richard W Ellis
6 Thomas R Garrett (C)
7 Nigel R Woodruff
8 Timothy F Collins
Rung to congratulate the Rev Tim West, rector of this parish, on being appointed a non-residentary canon of Salisbury Cathedral.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Stratford sub Castle, Wiltshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 4 May 2017 in 44m (5–3–6 in C)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Ian Davidson
2 Mary Melbourne
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Neil Skelton
5 Andrew Howes (C)
6 Daniel Barter
Rung following the family committal and prior to the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of David James Todd (HLM) ringer and Tower Captain here since the installation of the bells in 1998

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Pulham, Dorset
Puddleducks
Thursday, 4 May 2017 (15 in C)
1272 Spliced Plain Minor (5m)
Crayford Little, Reverse, Double, Little and Plain Bob
1–2 Pam Marshall
3–4 Phil Miles
5–6 David Marshall (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Friday, 5 May 2017 in 41m (8–1–4 in A)
1272 Hexham Surprise Minor
1 Graham A Duke
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Nigel R Woodruff
4 Robert D Crighton
5 Timothy F Collins
6 Thomas R Garrett (C)
First in the method, 2.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bourton, Dorset
St George
Friday, 5 May 2017 in 44m (12–1–6 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Ian Davidson
2 Patricia Davidson
3 Christopher Sykes
4 Judith Williamson
5 Ross Robertson
6 Robert Wellen (C)
Dedicated to the memory of Private Louis Jukes, a ringer at this church and a member of the Salisbury DG, who died on 03/05/1917, aged 42. Royal Sussex Regiment 7th Bn. Commemorated at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France. 650th quarter together: 5 & 6.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire
St Bartholomew and All Saints
Sunday, 7 May 2017 in 45m (19¼ in E)
1260 St Simon's Bob Triples
1 Jane Ridgwell
2 Julian Ferrar
3 Jenny Hancock
4 Ruth Plumridge
5 Daniel Knight
6 Ruth Beavin
7 Andrew K Woolley (C)
8 Roger Haydock
1st in method : 6
Rung to celebrate the forthcoming institution of The Rev'd Canon Jane Curtis as Vicar of Royal Wootton Bassett and the Commissioning as Rural Dean of Calne

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Marlborough, Wiltshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 7 May 2017 in 50m (16–2–23 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
Composed by MR
1 Dorothy Blythe
2 Julie Miles
3 Colin Wilkins
4 Ruth Beavin
5 Mark Robins (C)
6 David Close
7 Mike Winterbourne
8 Ian Wyld
Rung to say farewell to the Rev Dr Janneka Blokland, Curate of the Marlborough Anglican Team.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Seend, Wiltshire
Holy Cross
Monday, 8 May 2017 in 2h 59 (14–2–5 in F)
5040 Stedman Doubles
1 Judith J Williamson
2 Ruth R Beavin
3 Philip S Gaisford
4 Robert J Purnell (C)
5 Robert J Wellen
6 Michael J Moore
First Peal Stedman Doubles 2 & 3 (Completes the Stedman family Doubles to Cinques 3)
Wishing a full and speedy recovery to Ursula Osmond
Ringing World page reference: 5535.0530

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Calne, Wiltshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 8 May 2017 in 46m
1260 Doubles (1p, 2m)
60 Stedman, 720 Grandsire, 480 Plain Bob
1 Linda Drummond-Harris
2 Jane M Ridgwell
3 Morley Bray
4 Edward A Spearey
5 Andrew K Woolley (C)
6 Ken A Webb
Rung to mark the investment of Councillor Tony Trotman as Calne Town Mayor for 2017/2018 at the Annual Mayor Making ceremony on Monday 8th May.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Worth Matravers, Dorset
St Nicholas
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 in 41m (6–0–6 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Patricia Davidson
2 Patricia Garrett
3 Judith Williamson
4 Tom Garrett
5 Christopher Sykes
6 Robert Wellen (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Swanage, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 in 49m (22–0–24 in E)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Sally Jenkins
2 Christopher Sykes
3 Patricia Davidson
4 Judith Williamson
5 Ross Robertson
6 Richard Ellis
7 Robert Wellen (C)
8 Ruth Beavin
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 in 41m (8–1–4 in A)
1272 Carlisle Surprise Minor
1 Susan M Carter
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Teresa J Dunstone
4 Thomas R Garrett
5 John R Schmidt
6 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
Marking the 70th anniversary of the installation of the bells on 13 February 1947.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Corfe Castle, Dorset
St Edward the Martyr
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 in 47m (11–2–11 in F)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Robert Wellen
2 Patricia Garrett
3 Ruth Beavin
4 Christopher Sykes
5 Richard Ellis
6 Tom Garrett (C)
A Second Wednesday Group Quarter.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 14 May 2017 in 45m (15–1–21 in E♭)
1260 Stedman Triples
1 Brian Bladon (Christchurch, Swindon)
2 Timothy F Collins (Bradford Peverell)
3 Katheryn L Carter (Bristol Cathedral)
4 Raymond Haines (Chilcompton)
5 Lewis F Cobb (Bishops Cannings)
6 Mark D Robins (Hungerford)
7 Charles H P Pipe-Wolferstan (Burnham-on-Sea) (C)
8 Julian J Hemper (Devizes)
To celebrate the Golden Wedding Anniversary of Elizabeth and Lewis Cobb, married at The Church of St Thomas, Lymington, Hants on 13th May 1967.
Also for Lewis to mark 65 years of bellringing.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Puddletown, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 15 May 2017 in 51m (16–1–18 in E)
1300 May Day Doubles
Plain Bob with a Pinks Single
1 Mike L Jasper
2 Marisa P G Bartlett
3 Tricia Stephens
4 Paul J Tyson
5 Jack R Pease (C)
6 Phil Stephens
First blows in May Day: 2, 4
Rung for Hampreston Quarter Peal Day
2/4

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Dorchester, Dorset
St Peter
Monday, 15 May 2017 in 49m (20–3–0 in E)
1288 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Jack R Pease (no. 130)
1 Marisa P G Bartlett
2 Kate M Brice
3 Edward W G Warren
4 Richard Picker
5 David J Barrance
6 Angie M E Jasper
7 Jack R Pease (C)
8 Paul J Tyson
First of Grandsire Triples inside: 4
Rung for Hampreston Quarter Peal Day.
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Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Cerne Abbas, Dorset
St Mary
Monday, 15 May 2017 in 45m (13–0–8 in F)
1260 Bluebell Doubles
Grandsire Doubles with Wallflower bobs and singles
1 Mike Jenkins
2 Kate Brice
3 Angie Jasper (C)
4 Sally Jenkins
5 Ed Warren
6 Richard Picker
First in the variation for all and first blows for 2, 4 and 5
Rung for Hampreston Quarter Peal Day
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Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Buckland Newton, Dorset
Holy Rood
Monday, 15 May 2017 in 46m (15–1–26)
1320 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Tricia Stephens
2 Mike Jenkins
3 Sally Jenkins (C)
4 Mike Jasper
5 Phil Stephens
6 Angie Jasper
For Hampreston QP Day
First of Kent as Conductor: 3

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wimborne, Dorset
45 Beaucroft Lane
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 in 44m (15 in C)
1280 Plain Bob Major
Composed by David Warwick (for handbells)
1–2 Trish Hitchins
3–4 Kathy Bentley
5–6 David Warwick (C)
7–8 Alan Bentley

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 in 41m (5–3–27 in A)
1280 London Surprise Major
Composed by Roger Baldwin
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Felicity S Warwick
4 Graham A Duke
5 Phil Miles
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 David A Warwick
8 Nigel R Woodruff (C)

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Pulham, Dorset
Puddleducks
Thursday, 18 May 2017 (15 in C)
1264 Spliced Plain Minor (6m)
Plain, Reverse, Double, Crayford Little, Little and Bastow Little Bob
1–2 Pam Marshall
3–4 Phil Miles
5–6 David Marshall (C)
Remembering Mary Horsley (nee Marshall) who died on the 9th May 2017, after a short illness. Mary learnt to ring nearly sixty years ago with her brother David, ringing her first peal at Ravensthorpe in 1960 with fellow Daventry Grammar School pupils. She continued to ring and teach ringing throughout her lifetime as she travelled around the UK with her husband the Rev Canon Dr Alan Horsley.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Preston, Dorset
St Andrew
Friday, 19 May 2017 in 41m (12–1–9 in F♯)
1250 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Bini Miles
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Felicity S Warwick
4 Graham A Duke
5 Phil Miles
6 Michael R Spencer
7 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
8 David A Warwick
Rung in memory, and prior to the service of thanksgiving, for the life of Patricia King, mother of local ringer Sue West.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Corsley, Wiltshire
St Margaret of Antioch
Friday, 19 May 2017 (12–2–0 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Marion Moldon
2 Judith Williamson (C)
3 Laura Amor
4 Peter Baker
5 Richard Heath
6 Brian Coward
First quarter peal for Marion Moldon £3.50

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Wimborne Minster, Dorset
St Cuthberga
Sunday, 21 May 2017 in 53m (29–2–20 in D)
1253 Grandsire Cinques
1 Katie Child
2 Trish Hitchins
3 Gill Richards
4 Hilary Child
5 Keith Fleming
6 Alan Bentley
7 Graham Duke
8 Flick Warwick
9 David Warwick (C)
10 Robert Child
11 Harry Blamire
12 John Riley
Rung for Evensong. Also, a compliment to Jim Sexton (88) who retired after 70 years of ringing, the last 47 at Wimborne Minster. Also, congratulations to Reverend Vanessa Herrick, Rector, who has been appointed Archdeacon of Harlow, and best wishes to Francis Vine, Churchwarden, on being invited to Buckingham Palace for services to the community.
First quarter on twelve - 3.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Stourpaine, Dorset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 21 May 2017 in 47m (12–2–4 in G)
1260 Doubles (6 Methods)
240 each St Nicholas, Winchenden Place, St Simon, St Martin; 120 Plain Bob; 180 Grandsire
1 Ann Corry
2 Malcolm H Corry
3 Maureen C Gardiner
4 Robert D Crighton
5 Philip A L Rioch (C)
6 Michael W M Warren
Rung for Evensong

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire
Whiteheads Lane
Sunday, 21 May 2017 in 23m (8C)
1272 Minimus (3m)
360 Double Bob, 360 Reverse Bob, 552 Plain Bob
1–2 Sarah J Quintin (C)
3–4 Harriet Feilding (C)
Joint conducted

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Kingston, Dorset
St James
Friday, 26 May 2017 in 55m (26–3–16 in D)
1440 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Arranged by Jack R Pease (no. 29)
1 Paul R Smith
2 Felicity S Warwick
3 Thomas R Harris
4 David A Warwick
5 Sas Watson
6 Eddie Dicken
7 Jack R Pease (C)
8 Tim E Rose
9 Eleanor G W Wallace
10 Nigel R Woodruff
First of Yorkshire Royal: 3, 7
First of Yorkshire as conductor: 7
Previously arranged, but the band would like to dedicate to this to the victims of the Manchester Arena attack on Monday evening, and stand in solidarity with them.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Bradpole, Dorset
Holy Trinity
Friday, 26 May 2017 in 2h 55 (15–1–0 in F♯)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by Giles B Thompson
1 Judith J Williamson
2 Felicity S Warwick
3 David W Hacker
4 Angie M E Jasper
5 Robert J Wellen
6 Christopher D Jenkins
7 Timothy F Collins
8 Nigel R Woodruff (C)
An 80th birthday compliment to our friend Ivan Andrews, Vice-President (and former President) of the Guild and a lifelong ringer at this church. Also love and best wishes to his wife, Wendy. First peal in method: 6.
Ringing World page reference: 5539.0628

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Kingston, Dorset
St James
Saturday, 27 May 2017 in 3h 11 (26–3–16 in D)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by Don Morrison
1 David A Warwick (C)
2 Lucy S Warwick
3 Felicity S Warwick
4 Philip A L Rioch
5 Eleanor G W Wallace
6 Robert D Crighton
7 Robert T Child
8 Harry E Blamire
9 Nigel R Woodruff
10 Stephen J Bateman
Rung to celebrate the wedding today of John Beauchamp and Martin Rowell, ringers at this church and members of the Corfe Castle Band.
First of Cambridge Royal - 2.
Ringing World page reference: 5537.0578