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Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Saturday, 1 January 1927 in 3h 1 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Thomas W Gilmour
2 William Bibby
3 Edward Jenkins (C)
4 John Wilkinson
5 John E Bibby
6 James Martin
7 Henry W Wilde
8 Harry Chapman
First peal of London; 1,4,6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Congleton, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 1 January 1927 in 3h 4 (13–1–2 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Groves' variation of Parker's
1 Harold G Smith
2 John Brassington
3 Arthur Allman
4 John S Royle
5 Harry Parker
6 Charles Mason
7 Albert Crawley (C)
8 Frank Barnard
First peal of Triples: 4
Ringing World 7th January 1927 No. 824 Vol. XXII page 5
Ringing World page reference: 824.0005

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 15 January 1927 in 3h (13–3–8 in F)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 Walter Thomas
2 Robert Sperring
3 Albert J Hughes
4 John Hayes
5 Samuel Jones, Jun
6 George R Jones
7 William T Pegler
8 James H Riding (C)
A birthday compliment to Samuel Jones, Jun
Arranged for W T Pegler, who hails from Bangor
Ringing World page reference: 827.0051

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 22 January 1927 in 2h 58 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 Albert Hughes, Junr
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 Harry F Holding
4 Harold Edwards
5 John Hayes
6 James Swindley
7 Albert J Hughes
8 George R Jones
First peal, and proposed a member of the Chester Guild: 1.
First peal in the method: 4.
Ringing World page reference: 827.0053

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 29 January 1927 in 3h 10 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 John Hayes
3 Albert J Hughes
4 George R Jones
5 James Swindley
6 Henry W Wilde
7 James Morgan
8 Samuel Jones, Junr
Ringing World page reference: 828.0068

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 4 February 1927 in 2h 55 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C.C.C. No. 48
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 George Cooke
3 John E Bibby (C)
4 Cyril Valentine
5 Henry C Collyer
6 William Bibby
7 George H Randles
8 Francis Bibby
First peal; 1,2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 5 February 1927 in 2h 57 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5184 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 George R Jones
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 Harry F Holding
4 Harold Edwards
5 John Hayes
6 James Swindley
7 Samuel Jones, Junr
8 James H Riding
Ringing World page reference: 832.0131

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Monday, 7 February 1927 in 2h 58 (13–3–8 in F)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 John Hayes
3 George R Jones
4 Albert J Hughes
5 James Swindley
6 Henry W Wilde
7 James Morgan
8 Samuel Jones, Jun
First in the method on the bells
Ringing World page reference: 830.0099

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 12 February 1927 in 3h 25 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 Robert Sperring
2 Henry W Wilde (C)
3 John Hayes
4 Albert J Hughes
5 James Swindley
6 George R Jones
7 James Morgan
8 Samuel Jones, Junr
First in the method: 7.
100th peal: 5.
First as conductor in the method.
First in the method on the bells.
Rung as a birthday compliment to Mr T. Lewis Jones and Arthur E. Peglar,
Ringing World page reference: 830.0100

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Saturday, 19 February 1927 in 3h (10–0–10)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by T Pollitt
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 John W Davies
3 John Hayes
4 James H Riding
5 George R Jones
6 Henry W Wilde
7 James Morgan
8 Samuel Jones, Jun
First peal in the method: 2,4
First peal in the method by a resident band
First peal in the method on the bells
Ringing World page reference: 832.0131

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 26 February 1927 in 2h 51 (8–1–2 in G)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Taylor's Six-part
1 Robert Arrowsmith
2 Joseph A Cook
3 Walter Longman
4 Thomas Arrowsmith
5 John Booth
6 William Rigby (C)
7 George Biddulph
8 Alec Booth
First peal on eight: 1
Rung for the dedication of the war memorial, which takes the form of a new porch at the church; also in memory of Donald Booth and Thomas Rigby, ringers at the above church, who fell in the war.
A Booth was made a member previous to starting the peal
Ringing World March 4th 1927 No. 832 Vol XXII page 132

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Saturday, 26 February 1927 in 2h 37 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Minor (6m)
Being 720 each of Beverley and Cambridge Surprise, Oxford and Kent Treble Bob, Oxford Bob and two of Plain Bob.
1 Ralph G Edwards
2 G Ronald Edwards
3 Thomas Birch
4 Frederick C Amos
5 William Dean
6 John Cooke (C)
First peal: 1&2
The ringer of the treble is only 12 years of age.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 5 March 1927 in 3h 4 (14¾ in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Robert Sperring
2 Samuel Jones (Jun)
3 Richard T Holding
4 Harold Edwards
5 Harry F Holding
6 George R Jones
7 Harry Woodward
8 James H Riding (C)
First peal in the method: 4. First peal on the bells since being rehung in ball bearings by Messrs. Mears and Stainbank.
RW0833.0147

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Monday, 7 March 1927 in 3h 6 (13–3–8 in F)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 Henry W Wilde
3 John Hayes
4 Albert J Hughes
5 James Swindley
6 George R Jones
7 James Morgan
8 Samuel Jones, Jun
150th peal: 4
Ringing World page reference: 834.0163

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 12 March 1927 in 3h 7 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 Harry F Holding
2 Henry W Wilde
3 Albert J Hughes
4 James H Riding
5 George R Jones
6 John Hayes
7 Robert Sperring (C)
8 Samuel Jones, Junr
First peal in the method: 1.
First peal in the method on the bells.
Ringing World page reference: 834.0165

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Tuesday, 15 March 1927 in 2h 55 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5152 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by E Morris
1 Harry Parker
2 Cyril Valentine
3 William Bibby
4 Henry C Collyer
5 John E Bibby
6 Francis Bibby
7 Edward Jenkins (C)
8 Cecil Raddon
First peal of Double Norwich; 1,2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hayfield, Derbyshire
St Matthew
Saturday, 26 March 1927 in 2h 55 (10–2–21 in A♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 John Whitehead
2 Alfred Frost
3 John Brierley
4 Tom Wilde (C)
5 Herbert W Bradley
6 Sidney Hough
First peal and first attempt: 1. First peal of Minor: 5. First peal of Minor away from treble: 2 & 3. First peal of Minor as conductor.
Rung as a birthday compliment to the treble ringer. Treble ringer belongs to local band, 2nd to Didsbury, 3rd and 4th to Hyde, 5th to Glossop, tenor to Knutsford

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 26 March 1927 in 2h 49 (8–1–2 in G)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Groves' Transposition of Parker's
1 Harold G Smith
2 Frederick H Crawley
3 Harry Parker
4 Thomas W Arrowsmith
5 George W Biddulph
6 Frank Barnard
7 Albert Crawley (C)
8 Reginald Harper
First peal away from the tenor: 6
First peal: 8
Ringing World April 1st 1927 No. 836 Vol. XXII page 195

Chester Diocesan Guild
Alsager, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 26 March 1927 in 2h 53 (10–2–20 in G♯)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
1 J William Edge
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 Harry F Holding
4 Horace Edwards
5 Richard T Holding
6 George R Jones
7 Harry Overton
8 James H Riding
First peal in the method: 1 and on the bells
Ringing World April 8th 1927 No. 837 Vol. XXII page 211

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 2 April 1927 in 3h 1 (14–1–25 in F)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry W Wilde
1 Walter J Battle
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 Harry F Holding
4 Henry W Wilde
5 James Swindley
6 George R Jones
7 James Morgan
8 James H Riding
The band wjsh to thank the Rector for the use of the bells, and Mr. Battle for making the arrangements.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
81 Beech Road
Tuesday, 5 April 1927 in 2h 25
5040 Grandsire Triples
1–2 William Jackson
3–4 Harold Jackson
5–6 Morris J Morris (C)
7–8 Edward A Jackson
Ringing World April 15th 1927 No. 888 Vol. XXII page 228
Ringing World page reference: 838.0228

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 9 April 1927 in 3h (9–3–6 in A♭)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 George R Jones
3 Harry F Holding
4 Albert J Hughes
5 Harold Edwards
6 James Swindley
7 Samuel Jones, Junr
8 James H Riding
First peal in the method: 5.
Ringing World page reference: 838.0227

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stretton, Cheshire
St Matthew
Wednesday, 20 April 1927 in 2h 33 (9–2–0 in A)
5040 Minor (4m)
Woodbine, Kent, Oxford Treble Bob; Plain Bob
1 John H Davenport
2 Albert Booth
3 Harry W Howard
4 Edward Jenkins
5 George Vernon
6 Harry Parker
First peal in 4 methods - 2 & 3; circled the tower - 1.
(No conductor noted)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 30 April 1927 in 3h 3 (16–1–5 in E)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Revd C A Clements
2 Cyril Valentine
3 John E Bibby
4 William Bibby
5 Francis Bibby
6 Edward Jenkins (C)
7 John Wilkinson
8 James H Riding
Ringing World May 13th 1927 No. 842 Vol. XXII page 291

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 30 April 1927 in 2h 56 (7–1–25 in A)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Eric B Allman
2 John Brassington
3 Albert Crawley
4 Thomas Hurd
5 Albert Booth
6 George Addison
7 Arthur Allman
8 Harry Parker (C)
First peal on eight bells: 1
Rung as an 81st birthday compliment to the mother of the ringer of the third
Ringing World May 13th 1927 No. 842 Vol XXII page 291

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 7 May 1927 in 2h 48 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5008 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 George R Jones
2 Robert Sperring
3 Samuel Jones, Junr
4 Richard T Holding
5 Harold Edwards
6 Edward V Rodenhurst
7 Albert J Hughes
8 James H Riding (C)
Ringing World page reference: 842.0292

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 14 May 1927 in 3h 48 (26–0–21 in D)
5007 Stedman Cinques
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1 Alfred Barnes
2 Benjamin Thorpe
3 John Wilkinson
4 Edward Jenkins (C)
5 Tom Wilde
6 Thomas B Worsley
7 Titus Barlow
8 Richard T Holding
9 James H Riding
10 Peter Laflin
11 Harry Chapman
12 Joseph Norbury

Chester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Saturday, 14 May 1927 in 2h 27 (6)
5040 Minor (4m)
4 methods: 2 extents Double Oxford, Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob; 1 extent Plain Bob
1 Walter Thomas
2 Albert E Richards
3 Henry W Wilde
4 George Jones
5 J William Clarke
6 James Morgan (C)
This is the first peal for the Guild in Leicestershire.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Monday, 16 May 1927 in 3h 4 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by J S Wilde (No 1)
1 Lionel Clough
2 James Fernley jun
3 James Fernley sen
4 Harry Langley
5 William Fernley
6 Walter W Wolstencroft
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 John W Hartley
First peal in the method on the bells, and also by all the band.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stretton, Cheshire
St Matthew
Wednesday, 18 May 1927 in 2h 17 (9–2–0 in A)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 George Vernon
2 John H Davenport
3 John S Royle
4 Harry Parker
5 Edward Jenkins (C)
6 Cecil Raddon
First peal of Kent by all. The conductor has called Oxford and Kent on 6, 8, 10 and 12 bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 21 May 1927 in 3h 4 (14¾ in F)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 George R Jones
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 John Hayes
4 Samuel Jones (Jun)
5 Edward V Rodenhurst
6 Albert J Hughes
7 James Swindley
8 James H Riding
RW 0844.0324

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hartford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 6 June 1927 in 2h 45 (12–0–00 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents
1 Ernest Moore
2 Arthur Moore
3 George Vernon
4 Cyril Valentine
5 Harry Parker
6 John S Royle (C)
First peal as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Wednesday, 22 June 1927 in 2h 45 (14 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 David Smith
2 Harry W Howard
3 Arthur Hann
4 Harry Eyres
5 Harry Parker (C)
6 Albert H Booth
1st peal : David Smith aged 14 years of age
1st peal inside : Arthur Hann

Chester Diocesan Guild
Over, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 30 July 1927 in 3h 2 (13–2–15 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Groves' Transposition of Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Harold G Smith
2 Albert Booth
3 Frederick H Crawley
4 Harry Parker
5 Samuel Moore senr
6 Joseph Ashmole
7 Albert Crawley (C)
8 William G Oakes
First peal, and elected a member before starting: 8

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Wirral
St Mary
Saturday, 30 July 1927 in 3h 20 (16–2–2 in F)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1 Fred R Evans
2 David Hughes
3 Thomas Cathrall
4 William Cathrall
5 John Breese
6 John Hughes
7 Frank Winstanley
8 James C E Simpson
First peal in the method: 2 and 6.
First peal and first attempt: 5.
First peal as conductor.
Ringers of 1st, 3rd, and 4th from Wrexham, remainder belong to local band.
First peal on the bells since rehanging at Whitsuntide, 1927, by Messrs. J. Taylor and Co.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wrexham, Wrexham
St Giles
Thursday, 4 August 1927 in 3h 35 (25 in D)
5043 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Carter
1 Robert Sperring
2 William Saunders
3 George R Pye (C)
4 William H Fussell
5 Frank Bennett
6 Albert J Hughes
7 James Swinley
8 James Morgan
9 James H Riding
10 George R Jones
First peal of Stedman Caters: 7
Arranged by Mr Sperring for the Irish tourists on their way home.
Ringing World page reference: 855.0502

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Monday, 8 August 1927 in 3h 9 (13–3–8 in F)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 Edward Harrison
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 William H Fussell
4 Albert J Hughes
5 John Hayes
6 James Swindley
7 George R Jones
8 Arthur E Pegler
Arranged for Mr W H Fussell of Slough and Mr A E Pegler of Bangor
Ringing World page reference: 856.0515

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Tuesday, 30 August 1927 in 2h 40 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Minor (5m)
Being 720 each of Cambridge Surprise, Oxford and Kent Treble Bob, and two each of Oxford Bob and Plain Bob.
1 James F Smith
2 William J Jones
3 G Ronald Edwards
4 Ralph G Edwards
5 James C E Simpson
6 John Cooke (C)
First peal and first 720 of Cambridge: 1 & 2
First peal away from the treble: 4
First peal of Minor: 5
The ringers of 2nd and 4th are only 13 years of age.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 9 September 1927 in 2h 47 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J S Wilde
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 Arthur Berrington
3 Norah M Bibby
4 George Cooke
5 John E Bibby (C)
6 Cyril Valentine
7 William Bibby
8 Francis Bibby
First peal in the method; 1,4.
First peal, and made a member be­fore starting; 2.
All the above are regular Sunday service ringers at Frodsham.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 10 September 1927 in 3h 10 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 William Shaw
2 William Fernley
3 John Brierley
4 Harry Langley
5 Lionel Clough
6 James Fernley sen
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 Albert Hough
First peal in the method: 1, 3 & 8. First peal away from the treble: 5. Ringers of 1st, 3rd, 7th and 8th from Hyde, 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th belong to the local band.
Rung with the bells half-muffled as a last mark of respect to the memory of George David Warburton for many years a ringer at this church, and, latterly, at St. George's, Stockport who was interred on the 8th inst., aged 64 years.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 10 September 1927 in 3h 30 (20–0–0 in E)
5019 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Carter
1 Robert Sperring
2 Frederick White
3 Edward Jenkins
4 Harry F Holding
5 Fed Lambeth
6 George R Jones
7 James H Riding (C)
8 Albert J Hughes
9 Richard T Holding
10 Harry Overton
Rung on the occasion of the wedding of Miss K Parbery and Mr E J Holloway, a member of the local band. Mr F White hails from Cranbrook, Kent, and was elected a member of the Guild before the peal. Mrs F Lambert hails from Chippenham, Wilts, and this was his first peal of Stedman Caters. Mrs R T Holding’s 100th peal for the Guild.
Ringing World September 16th 1927 No. 860 Vol. XXII page 578

Chester Diocesan Guild
Congleton, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 10 September 1927 in 3h 12 (13–1–2 in F)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1 Charles H Page
2 Albert Crawley
3 Thomas Hurd
4 John S Royle
5 Frederick H Crawley
6 Arthur W Hall
7 Harry Parker (C)
8 Albert H Booth
First peal of Treble Bob Major:4
First peal of Treble Bob Major as conductor
Ringing World 23rd September 1927 No. 861 Vol. XXII page 595
Ringing World page reference: 861.0595

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 1 October 1927 in 3h 1 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by F Bennett
1 James Fernley sen
2 Walter W Wolstencroft
3 Harry Langley
4 Harry Norgrove
5 Peter Crook
6 William Horan
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 Herbert Davenport
First peal in the method: 4. Rung on the eve of the harvest festival.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Monday, 3 October 1927 in 3h 5 (13–3–8 in F)
5184 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Walter Thomas
2 Robert Sperring
3 Albert J Hughes
4 John Hayes
5 James Swindley
6 George R Jones
7 Henry W Wilde
8 Arthur E Pegler (C)
Arranged for Mr A E Pegler of Bangor, North Wales
Ringing World page reference: 864.0643

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Tuesday, 4 October 1927 in 3h 12 (18–0–11 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Henry W Wilde
1 John Whitehead
2 Peter Laflin
3 William Blackhurst
4 Walter W Wolstencroft
5 Thomas Jones
6 John Brierley
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 Fred Page
First peal on eight: 1. First peal in the method and first away from the treble: 3

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
All Saints, Hoole
Tuesday, 4 October 1927 in 2h 55 (7½ in B)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
7 Different 720's
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 George R Jones
3 John Benyon sen
4 William Weetman
5 Arthur E Pegler
6 John Benyon jun
First peal 3.
Ringing World page reference: 864.0645

Chester Diocesan Guild
Alsager, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 8 October 1927 in 3h 8 (10–2–20 in G♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Groves transposition of Parker’s
1 Harold G Smith
2 Frederick H Crawley
3 John Brassington
4 Frank Barnard
5 Thomas Hurd
6 Arthur Allman
7 Albert Crawley (C)
8 Albert Astbury
Rung on the eve of the Harvest Festival
Ringing World October 14th 1927 No. 864 Vol. XXII page 644

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 15 October 1927 in 2h 56 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Robert Sperring
2 Ronald G Jones
3 George Sperring
4 William Roberts
5 George Lea
6 George R Jones (C)
7 George Williams
8 Harry Pye
First peal: 2, 8.
First peal with a bob bell: 5.
The ringer of the 2nd is the son of the conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 866.0675

Chester Diocesan Guild
Christleton, Cheshire
St James
Sunday, 16 October 1927 in 2h 42 (10)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Joseph J Parker
1 Ernest Fleet
2 Thomas Griffiths
3 Robert Sperring (C)
4 George R Jones
5 William Astle
6 Walter Thomas
7 William Griffiths
8 Norman Collins
First peal: 8.
Rung for evening service.
This was the last peal on these bells, which are shortly going to be recast and rehung by Messrs Taylor and Co, of Loughborough.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Farndon, Cheshire
St Chad
Wednesday, 26 October 1927 in 2h 59 (12–1–22 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's twelve part
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 Albert E Richards
3 Henry W Wilde
4 George Jones
5 Walter Thomas
6 James Morgan
7 J William Clarke
8 Reginald L Ince
First peal on the bells since rehanging and tuning
Ringing World page reference: 867.0692

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Saturday, 29 October 1927 in 2h 55 (10)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry W Wilde
1 Walter Thomas
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 Harry F Holding
4 Harold Edwards
5 Richard T Holding
6 Albert J Hughes
7 Edward V Rodenhurst
8 James H Riding
400th peal: 2.
Ringing World page reference: 867.0693

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 12 November 1927 in 3h 12 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by H Rostron
1 John Hayes (C)
2 Robert Sperring
3 James Swainson
4 Henry W Wilde
5 George R Jones
6 Walter Thomas
7 James Swindley
8 Samuel Jones, Junr
First peal as conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 869.0725

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 26 November 1927 in 3h 30 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 New Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Harold Edwards
2 Robert Sperring
3 Richard D Langford
4 Edward Jenkins (C)
5 Harry F Holding
6 Harry Overton
7 George R Jones
8 Sam Jones jun
9 Richard T Holding
10 James H Riding
First peal of Surprise: 1
First peal of Surprise Royal: 7
First peal of New Cambridge Royal in the county, by the Guild and by all the band
Ringing World December 2nd 1927 No. 871 Vol. XXII page 754

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 10 December 1927 in 3h 5 (7–1–25 in A)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Grove’s transposition of Parker’s twelve part
1 Eric B Allman
2 John Brassington
3 Frederick H Crawley
4 Walter Longman
5 George W Biddulph
6 Arthur Allman
7 Albert Crawley (C)
8 Albert Astbury
First peal of Triples: 1
50th peal: 6
Ringing World December 16th 1927 No. 873 Vol. XXII page 789

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Wirral
St Mary
Tuesday, 13 December 1927 in 3h 17 (16–2–2 in F)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 George Woosnam
2 David Hughes
3 John Greasley
4 Henry Martin
5 John Breese
6 John Hughes
7 Frank Winstanley
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal and first attempt: 1.
First peal of Kent Major: 3.
First peal of Major: 4.
This peal was rung to mark the jubilee of the consecration of the church, which took place on December 13th, 1877. All the band are Sunday service 'ringers at the church, with the exception of ringers of 3rd and 4th.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Tuesday, 20 December 1927 in 2h 52 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
1 Miss N M Bibby
2 Arthur Berrington
3 Oswald Claybrook
4 George Cooke
5 John E Bibby (C)
6 Cyril Valentine
7 William Bibby
8 Francis Bibby
First peal of Kent Treble Bob inside; 3.
Rung on the eve of the 2nd ringer’s 19th birthday.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Thurstaston, Merseyside
St Bartholomew
Saturday, 24 December 1927 in 2h 38 (6–2–15 in B♭)
5040 Plain Bob Doubles
First 1440 conducted by 2 , 2nd 1440 conducted by 3 , 3rd 1440 conducted by 4 , 4th 1440 conducted by 5
1 J Lee
2 W J Jones
3 J F Smith
4 Ralph G Edwards
5 G Ronald Edwards
First peal 1 . Ringers of 2 & 4 are aged 13 years , and all are under 21 years .
Ringing World page reference: 4790.0153

Chester Diocesan Guild
Rostherne, Cheshire
St Mary
Monday, 26 December 1927 in 2h 59 (20–0–0 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Reginald Worrall
2 John S Royal
3 Walter Longman
4 Harry Parker (C)
5 George W Biddulph
6 Albert H Booth
First peal treble and first peal on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Merseyside
St Mary
Monday, 26 December 1927 in 3h 17 (16–2–2 in F)
5024 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Sir A P Heywood
1 David Hughes
2 James Smith
3 G Ronald Edwards
4 Ralph G Edwards
5 Henry Martin
6 John Breese
7 Frank Winstanley
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of Major 2,3, and 4 .5,6,7,and tenor first peal of Bob Major. Ringer of 4th is only thirteen years old . The composition, a two part has the 6th the full extent 'right'. Ringers of 2,3,and 4 from Bidston , 5th from Woodchurch , the remainder local band .The peal was rung in honour of the marriage (which took place the same day ) ofMiss Esther Carrol to Mr.William A T Woosnam late captain of the local band , and cousin of the ringer of the 6th.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Monday, 26 December 1927 in 3h 10 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 William E Fletcher
2 William Bibby
3 Edward Jenkins (C)
4 George R Jones
5 James Swindley
6 Albert J Hughes
7 Sam Jones , Jun
8 James H Riding
First peal of Surprise 1 . First peal of Cambridge inside 5 .
Ringing World page reference: 877.0019

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wistaston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 31 December 1927 in 2h 40 (5–3–24 in B)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Albert Thomas
2 Frederick H Crawley
3 Harold G Smith
4 Charles V Sandland
5 Jesse Bayley
6 Albert Crawley (C)
1: First peal of minor.
3: First peal inside.
4: First peal.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 31 December 1927 in 2h 55 (16–1–5 in E)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by E.Barnett
1 Cyril Valentine
2 Miss N M Bibby
3 Henry C Collier
4 John E Bibby
5 Edward Jenkins (C)
6 William Bibby
7 George R Jones
8 James H Riding
First peal of DNCBM by 2 . A compliment to Mr.Thomas Houghton on completing 61 years service as a ringer at this church .