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Chester Diocesan Guild
New Mills, Derbyshire
St George
Saturday, 21 January 1905 in 4h 13 (13–1–0 in G♯)
7168 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by Arthur Craven
1 Revd A T Beeston (C)
2 James L Robinson
3 Alfred Barnes
4 William Lowery
5 Fred Holt
6 George D Warburton
7 William Marshall
8 Edward Reader
Rung on the eve of the anniversary of the King's Accession.
Longest peal in the method by the Guild.
Source: Bell News, Vol.23, no.1192, page 572.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 21 January 1905 in 2h 58 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Vicar's six-part
Composed by Vicar
1 Wilfred Matthews
2 Joseph Hankinson
3 Andrew B Lomas
4 Herbert Davenport
5 John M Davenport
6 Thomas Mottershead
7 Joseph Norbury (C)
8 Frank Stoneley
First peal : Andrew Lomas.
First peal of triples : Herbert Davenport.
First peal of Grandsire as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 11 February 1905 in 3h (12–2–0)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
1 Isaac Sidebotham (C)
2 John Harrop
3 Joseph Goddard
4 Robert Walker
5 Frank Hall
6 John J Pemberton
7 Samuel Hulme
8 Charles H Marsland
First peal: Joseph Goddard and Samuel Hulme.
First peal in the method: Robert Walker.
Source: Bell News, Vol.23, page 619.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 25 February 1905 in 3h 6 (14–1–25 in F)
5184 Single Canterbury Pleasure Bob Major
Composed by James Dillon
1 James Hough
2 Joseph Woods
3 Frank Jones
4 Joseph Cliffe
5 Thomas Hughes
6 James Dillon
7 William Briscoe
8 Edwin Breeze (C)
First peal in the method: 4,7 & 8
First peal of Major as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
New Mills, Derbyshire
St George
Saturday, 25 February 1905 in 4h 23 (13–1–0 in G♯)
7296 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Arthur Craven
1 Alfred Barnes
2 James L Robinson
3 William Lowery
4 Revd A T Beeston
5 David Brearley
6 John Flint
7 Fred Holt
8 Edward Reader (C)
Longest peal in the method by the Guild.
Source: Bell News, Vol.24, no.1197, page 8.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Alsager, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 4 March 1905 in 2h 50 (10–2–20 in G♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
1 George Kennerley
2 Frederick Edwards
3 George Cartwright
4 James Edwards
5 Thomas Edwards
6 William Cartwright (C)
7 Thomas Cartwright
8 Henry Mitford
Crewe Branch
1st peal: 1,3,5,8
First peal away from tenor: 4
First peal as conductor
First peal on the bells by a local band
First peal rung in the Crewe branch by a band who have learnt their ringing in the branch
Bell News March 25th 1905 No. 1199 Vol. XXIV page 31

Chester Diocesan Guild
Alsager, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 18 March 1905 in 3h (10–2–20 in G♯)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Annable’s three part
1 Frederick Edwards
2 Thomas Cartwright
3 William Cartwright
4 Joseph Kettle
5 Richard Langford
6 Richard T Holding jun
7 William T Holding
8 Richard T Holding (C)
Crewe Branch
First peal of Major by all except the ringers of the 5th and tenor
First peal of Major as conductor
First peal of Major by the above branch
Bell News March 25th 1905 No. 1199 Vol. XXIV page 33

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burbage, Derbyshire
Christ Church
Tuesday, 11 April 1905 in 2h 43 (9–0–2 in G)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being one 720 of Plain Bob and three each of Kent and Oxford Treble Bob
1 William Moss
2 Henry Kirk
3 Egbert Stamper
4 Alfred W Brighton (C)
5 Matthew G Bennett
6 William Longden
First peal 1,2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 29 April 1905 in 2h 57 (12–2–0)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Arthur Craven
1 Isaac Sidebotham
2 Egbert Stamper
3 J Goddard
4 Robert Walker
5 Frank Hall
6 J J Pemberton
7 Revd A T Beeston (C)
8 Charles Marsland
Source: Bell News: Vol.24, no.1205, page 196.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 29 April 1905 in 2h 42 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Holt's Ten-Part
1 James Henry Riding
2 Richard T Holding jun (C)
3 William Weatherby
4 George Harding
5 Richard Langford
6 John Dentith
7 Richard Thomas Holding
8 Joseph Kettle
Crewe Branch
This peal was arranged for Mr Weatherby, who hails from Market Drayton, Salop. It was also rung as a birthday compliment to the conductor, the ringers wishing him many happy returns.
Bell News May 6th 1905 No. 1205 Vol. XXIV page 106

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 3 May 1905 in 2h 53 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5184 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Frederick Thomas
2 George Jones
3 Richard Jones
4 Rowe Huxley
5 Henry W Wilde
6 Henry Dew
7 James Morgan
8 Alfred W Brighton (C)
First peal (aged 16): 1.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 10 June 1905 in 2h 50 (7–2–2)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (7m)
Being 720 each of Duke of York, Violet, Woodbine, New London Pleasure, Merchants' Return, Oxford and Kent
1 James Hallworth
2 James Fernley
3 William Lowery (C)
4 Revd A T Beeston
5 Samuel Fernley
6 George D Warburton

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Friday, 16 June 1905 in 2h 55 (14–0–0)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Holt's Ten-Part
1 Charles Davies
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 Edward Harrison
4 Frank Milton
5 James V Wright
6 James Moulton
7 Alexander White
8 Thomas Rowland
Rung with the bells half-muffled as a tribute of respect to the late Mr Joseph Nield, for fourteen years verger of this church.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bradbourne, Derbyshire
All Saints
Saturday, 17 June 1905 in 2h 47 (8–3–15 in G♯)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (7m)
Duke of York, Woodbine, Violet, New London Pleasure, Merchants' Return, Oxford, Kent
1 James L Robinson
2 Rev A T Beeson
3 Egbert Stamper
4 William Lowery (C)
5 Matthew Bennett
6 Fred Holt
Rung by Members of the Stockport and Bowden Branch.
First peal on the bells.
First peal in the method: 3, 5.
The ringers wish to tender their thanks to the Vicar for entertaining them to dinner after the peal.
BN Vol 24.189.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 15 July 1905 in 3h 6 (29–0–0 in C)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Holt's Ten-Part
1 Edward Harrison
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 Thomas J Bethell
4 Jas V Wright
5 Alfred J Redman
6 Alexander White
7 Jas Moulton
8 Charles Davis
  Thomas Rowland
This peal was kindly arranged by Mr. Bethell for the ringer of the 5th who was visiting this neighbourhood, and was elected a member of tbe Guild.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burbage, Derbyshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 2 September 1905 in 2h 58 (9–0–2 in G)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (6m)
Being 720 each of New London, Violet, Merchants’ Return, Woodbine, Kent, and two 720s of Oxford
1 Ernest Stamper
2 Henry Kirk
3 S Bennett
4 J Backhouse
5 M G Bennett (C)
6 William Longden
Rung as a birthday compliment to H Kirk, the ringers wishing him many happy returns.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 5 September 1905 in 2h 44 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (7m)
Being one extent each of New London, Duke of York, Violet, Woodbine, Oxford, Merchants' Return and Kent
1 William Walker
2 Ernest Bailey
3 Egbert Stamper
4 Rev A T Beeston (C)
5 Fred Holt
6 George D Warburton
First peal: 1 & 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 16 September 1905 in 3h 7 (20–0–0 in E)
5376 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Henry Johnson
1 Richard Langford
2 Richard T Holding jun
3 Joseph Kettle
4 Albert Crawley
5 Frederick T Spence
6 John Dentith
7 George Harding
8 Richard T Holding SEN (C)
First peal of Major: 4,6,7
Bell News September 23rd 1905 No. 1225 Vol. XXIV page 344

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 21 October 1905 in 2h 44 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Holt's Ten-Part
1 Richard T Holding jun
2 James Henry Riding
3 Joseph Kettle
4 Albert Crawley
5 Richard Langford
6 George Harding
7 Richard T Holding SEN (C)
8 Thomas A Williams Esq
First peal: 8
First peal with a bob bell: 2
Bell News October 28th 1905 No. 1230 Vol. XXIV page 406

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 28 October 1905 in 2h 52 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Day's Six-Part
1 Thomas Huxley
2 Charles Price
3 George Jones
4 Rowe Huxley
5 Henry W Wilde
6 James Morgan (C)
7 Richard Jones
8 William Thomas
First peal of Triples on the bells, and the first by the local company.

Chester Diocesan Guild
New Mills, Derbyshire
St George
Saturday, 28 October 1905 in 2h 55 (13–1–0 in G♯)
5088 Forward Major
Composed by John Carter
1 William Walker
2 William Lowery
3 Alfred Barnes
4 James Fernley
5 Revd A T Beeston
6 George D Warburton
7 Fred Holt
8 Edward Reader (C)
First peal in the method on the bells, by all the ringers, and by the Guild.
Rung by way of honouring a hard working member of the Exercise, Mr. William Pye, on the occasion of his marriage.
Source: Bell News, Vol.24, no 1131, page 417.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 4 November 1905 in 2h 59 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5152 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 George Jones
2 William Sconce
3 Robert Sperring
4 John Sconce
5 Edwin H Lewis
6 Henry Dew
7 Henry W Wilde (C)
8 James Morgan
First peal in the method: 1, 8.
First peal of Double Norwich on the bells.
[On page 423 of the 11 November 1905 edition of 'Bell News', under 'Notes to Peals' appears the following:
"The Peal of Double Norwich at Pulford, Cheshire: —
This peal, which was arranged for Mr. E. H. Lewis, of the Cambridge University Guild, is believed to be the third peal of Double Norwich ever rang in this locality, the first being rang at Cbristleton in September, 1844, the second at St. Mary’s Without-the-Walls, Chester, in December, 1902. The peal is a reduction of a 5376, containing all the combinations of 4-5-6 in 5-6." JDA]

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Tuesday, 7 November 1905 in 3h 17 (15–1–6)
5376 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Morris J Morriss
1 Arthur Haughton
2 Joseph Cook
3 Sam Bowker
4 Harry Norgrove
5 Thomas Bradley
6 William Wilde (C)
7 Morris J Morris
8 Albert Hough
First peal: 1, 2, 3 & 4. First peal as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stalybridge, Cheshire
Holy Trinity, Castlehall
Tuesday, 21 November 1905 in 3h 3 (14–3–14 in F)
5184 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Morris J Morris
1 Arthur Houghton
2 Joseph Cooke
3 Sam Bowker
4 Harry Norgrove
5 Albert Hough
6 Thomas Bradley
7 Morris J Morris (C)
8 James Shaw
This peal was rung by members of the St. George’s Society, Hyde, as a birthday compliment to their secretary, the ringer of the 4th.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 2 December 1905 in 3h 9 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5056 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H Dains
1 J Tomlinson
2 John Sconce
3 William T Pegler
4 James Dillon
5 Henry Dew
6 Ernest Smith
7 William Sconce (C)
8 Ernest Channell
A Wirral Branch peal
First peal in the method:4, 6, 8.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 9 December 1905 in 2h 56 (14–0–0)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Holt's Ten-Part Reversed
1 Charles Davies
2 J W Davies (C)
3 J Hatchwell
4 James V Wright
5 T E Hughes
6 James Moulton
7 A White
8 T Rowlands
First peal: 3, 5, 8.
First as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 14 December 1905 in 2h 47 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (7m)
1 Adam Marsland
2 Henry Kirk
3 Egbert Stamper
4 Rev A T Beeston
5 Ernest Bailey
6 Fred Holt (C)
First peal: 1. First peal in seven methods: 2.
Rung on the occasion of the marriage of S C Symonds Esq of Stockport and Miss Gladys L Slater of Disley.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Thursday, 21 December 1905 in 2h 53 (8–1–2 in G)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Taylor’s
1 Jacob Hancock
2 Edward Harper
3 James Wildblood
4 Irwin Massey
5 James Pierpoint
6 William Rigby (C)
7 John James
8 Walter Leeson
First peal on eight by all except the conductor
First peal on the bells since two trebles were added
Bell News January 6th 1906 No. 1240 Vol XXIV page 524