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Chester Diocesan Guild
Wybunbury, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 5 January 1929 in 2h 55 (14–0–8 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 John H Parker
2 John Brassington
3 Harold G Smith
4 Arthur Allman
5 Albert Crawley
6 Harry Parker (C)
Ringing World January 18th 1929 No. 930 Vol. XXIV page 37

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Tuesday, 8 January 1929 in 3h 6 (18–0–11 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by W Berry
1 Gilbert Halfpenny
2 William Shaw
3 William Blackhurst
4 Harry Norgrove
5 John Brierley
6 Samuel Bowker
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 Albert Hough
First peal: 1.
Rung with the bells muffled as a token of esteem and respect for the late Mr. W. Garside Phillips, of Ansley Hall, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, who, previous to leaving Hyde, was a prominent worker for St. George's Church and schools, and had ever since been a generous supporter of the same.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Haughton, Greater Manchester
St Anne, Denton
Saturday, 19 January 1929 in 3h 3 (15–0–12)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being 720 each of Duke of Norfolk, College Exercise, Norbury, Sandal, London Scholars', Kingston and Oxford
1 Alfred Barnes
2 Tom Wilde
3 Harry Bardsley
4 Wilfred Wilde
5 James Fernley (C)
6 Walter W Wolstencroft
Rung muffled as a tribute to the mlemory of the late Mr. Joseph Heckingbottom, a member of the local band from 1905 to 1924
Ringing world: 0931.0053

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Thursday, 24 January 1929 in 3h 1 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by J S Wilde
1 Richard E Jones
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: 1 & 5.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Cheadle, Greater Manchester
St Mary
Saturday, 2 February 1929 in 3h 9 (13–2–19)
5040 Grandsire Triples
First peal: 1, 8. First peal of Grandsire Triples: 4
1 Thomas Jones
2 William Pearce
3 John Hartley
4 Ernest Bennett
5 Charles Ollier
6 Alfred Frost
7 Walter W Wolstencroft (C)
8 Arthur Carr
Ringing world: 0933.0084

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Saturday, 2 February 1929 in 2h 55 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5040 Little Bob Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 James F Smith
2 Thomas A Rogers
3 G Ronald Edwards
4 Ralph G Edwards
5 Lester L Gray
6 John Breeze
7 John Cooke
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of Major: 2
50th peal: 7
First peal in the method by all the band.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 9 February 1929 in 3h 7 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 George R Jones
2 Robert Sperring
3 Edward V Rodenhurst
4 John Hayes
5 Henry W Wilde
6 James Swindley
7 James H Riding (C)
8 Arthur E Pegler
Rung as a birthday compliment to Mr A E Pegler and Mr H W Wilde
Ringing World page reference: 934.0100

Chester Diocesan Guild
Farndon, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 16 February 1929 in 2h 47 (12–1–22 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's twelve part
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 Harold Edwards
3 Ronald G Jones
4 Geoffrey Milton
5 Arthur Pritchard
6 Edward V Rodenhurst
7 George R Jones
8 James H Riding
Quickest peal on the bells
Ringing World page reference: 935.0115

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Monday, 18 February 1929 in 3h 1 (14–1–25 in F)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by F Dench
1 G Ronald Edwards
2 Ralph G Edwards
3 Walter J Battle
4 George R Newton
5 John Breeze
6 John Cooke
7 Joseph Goddard
8 James C E Simpson (C)
This peal was arranged and rung as a farewell to the Rev. R. W. T. Middleton, B.A., who is leaving Port Sunlight for Birmingham, and who has always allowed free use of the bells on numerous occasions.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Cheshire
St Barnabas
Saturday, 23 February 1929 in 3h 6 (23–1–5 in E♭)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worlsey
1 Thomas Birch
2 Walter J Battle
3 Ralph G Edwards
4 G Ronald Edwards
5 Herbet Ludkin
6 John Breeze
7 James C E Simpson
8 Edward Jenkins (C)
First surprise peal: 1, 3 & 4
First surprise Peal and quickest peal of Major on the bells

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 23 February 1929 in 2h 54 (13–1–14 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Parker’s twelve part
1 Eric B Allman
2 Harry Parker
3 John H Parker
4 John Matthews
5 John Brassington
6 Albert Crawley (C)
7 Arthur Allman
8 Albert Astbury
First peal of Triples inside: 3
Messrs A Allman and J Brassington 50th peal together
Ringing World March 1st 1929 No. 936 Vol. XXIV page 131

Chester Diocesan Guild
Farndon, Cheshire
St Chad
Monday, 25 February 1929 in 3h 15 (12–1–22 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's twelve part
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 Edward Harrison
3 Henry W Wilde
4 Walter Thomas
5 Albert E Richards
6 James Morgan
7 George R Jones
8 Reginald L Ince
Rung with the bells half-muffled for Sir Harry Barnston, M.P. for Eddisbury Division, who was buried in the family vault on this day. He had been Rector's warden at this church for the past 27 years. The whole pull and stand was also rung 58 times
Ringing World page reference: 938.0163

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Saturday, 16 March 1929 in 3h 9 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5088 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1 Gwen F Storer
2 John Gorst
3 G Ronald Edwards
4 Walter J Battle
5 Thomas A Rogers
6 John Cooke
7 John Breeze
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal and first attempt: 1
First peal of Major: 2
First peal in the method: 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 13 April 1929 in 2h 57 (14–1–25 in F)
5008 Double Oxford Bob Major
Composed by James C E Simpson
1 Walter J Battle
2 Lester L Gray
3 John Cooke
4 Ralph G Edwards
5 Thomas Rogers
6 John Breeze
7 G Ronald Edwards
8 James C E Simpson
First peal in the method on the bells and by all the band.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Manchester
16 Lime Grove
Thursday, 18 April 1929 in 2h 23 (18 in G)
5024 Plain Bob Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1–2 William Jackson
3–4 Harold Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Peter Laflin
First peal in the method: 1-2
50th peal: 3-4
Ringing World April 26th 1929 No. 944 Vo. XXIV page 261
Ringing World page reference: 944.0261

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 20 April 1929 in 3h 5 (13–3–8 in F)
5088 Plain Bob Major
Composed by F Hopgood
1 George F Sperring
2 Robert Sperring
3 Samuel Jones, Jun
4 Edward Harrison
5 Arthur Pritchard
6 James Swindley
7 Percy Swindley
8 Edward V Rodenhurst (C)
First peal of Major: 7
First peal of Major as conductor
Ringing World page reference: 944.0259

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Saturday, 27 April 1929 in 3h 3 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5408 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by James C E Simpson
1 John Gorst
2 John Cooke
3 Lester L Gray
4 John Bagley
5 Thomas A Rogers
6 G Ronald Edwards
7 John Breese
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of treble bob: 1
First peal of Major away from the treble: 4
First peal in the method: 5
This was Mr John Breese's 25th peal, in all of which the conductor has had the pleasure of taking part.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Monday, 6 May 1929 in 2h 55 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Samuel Wood
1 Ernest Bennett (C)
2 James Fernley sen
3 James Fernley jun
4 William Fernley
5 Richard E Jones
6 Lionel Clough
7 Tom Wilde
8 John W Hartley
First peal in the method away from the treble: 5. First peal as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
81 Beech Road
Thursday, 16 May 1929 in 2h 43 (17 in B)
5067 Stedman Caters
Composed by G Lindoff
1–2 Frederick Page
3–4 Harold Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Alfred Barnes
9–10 William Jackson
Referee: Morris J. Morris (Birmingham)
First peal of Stedman in hand: 9-10
First peal of Stedman Caters on handbells in the county and by the Guild
Ringing World May 24th 1929 No. 949 Vol. XXIV page 325
Ringing World page reference: 948.0325

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Wirral
St Mary
Saturday, 18 May 1929 in 3h 7 (16–2–2 in F)
5056 Loughborough Bob Major
Composed by J W Parker
1 David Hughes
2 Lester L Gray
3 John Breeze
4 G Ronald Edwards
5 Eric H Lloyd
6 John Cooke
7 Thomas A Rogers
8 James C E Simpson (C)
This is the first peal rung in the method, and the first touch in the method by all the band. The method is. No. 34, and the composition No. 16, of the Central Council's Collection.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Saturday, 25 May 1929 in 3h 7 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5120 Plain Bob Major
Composed by G H Cross
1 Doris Leatham
2 Walter Battle
3 Lester L Gray
4 Thomas A Rogers
5 Walter J Battle
6 G Ronald Edwards
7 John Breese
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal and first attempt: 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 1 June 1929 in 3h 8 (18–0–11 in E)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by J W Parker reverse
1 John Brierley
2 William Bibby
3 Tom Wilde
4 Thomas B Worsley
5 Edward Jenkins (C)
6 Titus Barlow
7 Allen F Bailey
8 Peter Laflin
First peal of Surprise: 1. First peal of Cambridge on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Monday, 3 June 1929 in 3h 4 (14–0–0)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
1 Frank L Ronan
2 Arthur Challinor
3 Wilfred Stevenson
4 Jack Tipper
5 John Worth (C)
6 Jack Waumsley
First peal and first attempt by all. Rung by six of the Sunday Service ringers. Average age 18 years, age of the conductor - 19 years.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 8 June 1929 in 2h 56 (14–1–25 in F)
5056 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1 John Gorst
2 Thomas Birch
3 Walter J Battle
4 John Bagley
5 G Ronald Edwards
6 John Cooke
7 John Breese
8 James C E Simpson
Quickest peal of Major on the bells. Arranged for, and rung on, the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 15 June 1929 in 2h 57 (13–3–8 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Robert Sperring
2 George F Sperring
3 Ronald G Jones
4 Edward Harrison
5 Geoffrey Milton
6 George R Jones (C)
7 Samuel Jones, Jun
8 Harry Pye
Rung to commemorate the visit of Princess Mary to the city
Ringing World page reference: 953.0402

Chester Diocesan Guild
Neston, Cheshire
St Mary and St Helen
Saturday, 22 June 1929 in 2h 54 (14–2–24 in G)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 John Gorst
2 Thomas Birch
3 Walter J Battle
4 John Bagley
5 G Ronald Edwards
6 John Breeze
7 John Cooke
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of Oxford: 1, 2 & 4
This peal convinced all the band that these bells are sadly in need of the ministrations of a bell hanger.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 22 June 1929 in 3h 8 (14¾ in F)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1 George R Jones
2 Robert Sperring
3 Harry F Holding
4 James H Riding
5 Richard T Holding
6 Arthur Pritchard
7 Harold Edwards
8 Edward V Rodenhurst (C)
First peal of Treble Bob as conductor.
RW 0953.0403

Chester Diocesan Guild
Manchester
16 Lime Grove
Thursday, 27 June 1929 in 2h 43 (18 in G)
5055 Stedman Caters
Composed by Edgar Bennett
1–2 Frederick Page
3–4 Harold Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 William Jackson
9–10 Peter Laflin
Rung as a birthday compliment to Mrs A. Barnes
Ringing World July 5th 1929 No. 954 Vol. XXIV page 420
Ringing World page reference: 954.0420

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stalybridge, Cheshire
Holy Trinity, Castlehall
Sunday, 7 July 1929 in 3h (15–0–8 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by John Carter
1 Robert Lee
2 John Simister
3 Frank Hodge
4 Arthur Jackson
5 Giles E Shaw
6 Alfred Roberts
7 Walter W Wolstencroft (C)
8 Percy Walton
Rung as part of the national thanksgiving to Almighty God for his good Providence whereby our Most Gracious Sovereign has been delivered from severe illness
The 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th, and tenor ringers are from St. Paul's, Stalybridge, the 3rd and 4th are local.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Monday, 8 July 1929 in 3h 2 (14–1–25 in F)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by A J Pitman
1 John Bagley
2 Lester L Gray
3 Alfred K Leatham
4 John Breese
5 John Cooke
6 G Ronald Edwards
7 Thomas Rogers
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of Surprise: 1 and 3.
First peal of Surprise Major inside: 7

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Thursday, 11 July 1929 in 2h 44 (8–1–2 in G)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Taylor's Six-part
1 Reginald Harper
2 George Biddulph
3 Robert Arrowsmith
4 Edward Harper
5 Thomas Arrowsmith
6 William Rigby (C)
7 Walter Longman
8 Robert Major
First peal away from tenor: 1
First peal inside: 3
First peal: 8
G Biddulph’s 25th peal for the Guild
First peal by a Sunday service band at this church since 1905
Rung in connection with the National Thanksgiving for the King’s recovery
Ringing World July 19th 1929 No. 956 Vol. XXIV page 452

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 13 July 1929 in 2h 55 (14 in F)
5040 Minor (3 Methods)
3 x 720 Plain Bob, 2 x 720 Oxford Treble Bob, 2 x 720 Kent Treble Bob
1 Harold G Smith
2 George H Crawley
3 David Smith
4 Albert H Booth
5 Harry W Howard
6 Albert Crawley (C)
Rung to celebrate the completion by Cannon GR Sanders of 25 years as Rector of Davenham

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 20 July 1929 in 2h 57 (13–3–8 in F)
5056 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Joseph W Parker
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 George R Jones
3 John Hayes
4 Harry F Holding
5 Edward V Rodenhurst
6 James Swindley
7 Samuel Jones, Jun
8 James H Riding
Rung on the 6th anniversary of the 17,280 of Kent Treble Bob Major at Over, by the same band
Ringing World page reference: 957.0467

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Tuesday, 30 July 1929 in 2h 14 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
1 Thomas A Rogers
2 James C E Simpson
3 James F Smith
4 Harry Rogers
5 John Breeze
6 Ralph G Edwards
First peal of Oxford Treble Bob Minor by all the band and on the bells.
Quickest peal on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Oxton, Wirral
St Saviour
Saturday, 3 August 1929 in 3h 9 (20–1–16 in E)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by J W Parker
1 John Bagley
2 Walter J Battle
3 Lester L Gray
4 G Ronald Edwards
5 John Cooke
6 John Breeze
7 Thomas A Rogers
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of Surprise on the bells.
Rung to mark the occasion of the Boy Scouts' Jamboree at Arrowe Park. The thanks of the band are due to Mr. A. H. Heal, for so kindly providing tea after the peal.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Monday, 5 August 1929 in 3h 4 (11–2–6 in F)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by J S Wilde
1 John Bagley
2 G Ronald Edwards
3 Lester L Gray
4 John Brown
5 John Cooke
6 Thomas Rogers
7 John C Breese
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of major and first of surprise - 4.
First peal on the bells since they were rehung by Messrs J Taylor & Co

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Wednesday, 14 August 1929 in 3h 4 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Harry Rogers
2 John Breeze
3 Lester L Gray
4 George R Newton
5 John Cooke
6 John Brown
7 Thomas A Rogers
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of Major: 1
Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to the conductor.
The ringer of the 5th has now completed the circle in this tower.
the ringer of the 2nd rang his bells with only one arm, an accident having temporarily deprived him of the use of the other.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Rock Ferry, Wirral
St Peter
Thursday, 15 August 1929 in 2h 57 (10–0–8 in G)
5040 Minor (5m)
Being 720 each of Cambridge Surprise, Oxford Bob and Plain Bob, and two 720's each of Oxford and Kent Treble Bob all called differently.
1 Elsie Cooke
2 Marjorie Cooke
3 John Cooke
4 Joseph Leslie
5 William Dean
6 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal and first attempt: 1
First peal away from treble: 2
First peal for the Guild in which a father and two daughters have taken part, the peal being specially arranged to enable the Misses E. and M. Cooke and Mr J Cooke to score a peal together.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Wirral
St Mary
Saturday, 17 August 1929 in 3h 1 (16–2–2 in F)
5120 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 John Gorst
2 John Breese
3 Walter J Battle
4 Lester L Gray
5 John Cooke
6 G Ronald Edwards
7 Thomas A Rogers
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of Surprise: 1
First peal of Surprise on the bells.
A birthday compliment to Mr John Breese.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 24 August 1929 in 3h 15 (14–0–0)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different 720s.
1 Wilfred Stevenson
2 Arthur Challinor
3 Frank L Ronan
4 Jack Tipper
5 John Worth (C)
6 William Gayes
First peal of minor for all the band.
First peal away from the treble : Frank Ronan.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 7 September 1929 in 2h 42 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thurstans's Four-Part
1 Thomas Butler
2 George R Jones
3 Robert Sperring
4 Percy Swindley
5 James C E Simpson
6 Thomas R Butler
7 John Hayes (C)
8 John E Randles
First peal in the method as conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 965.0594

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 14 September 1929 in 3h 5 (14–1–25 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by James C E Simpson
1 William Bailey
2 William Jago
3 Joseph Leslie
4 G Ronald Edwards
5 John Bagley
6 Lester L Gray
7 James C E Simpson
8 John Breese (C)
First peal and first attempt: 1 and 2.
First peal as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 21 September 1929 in 3h 38 (29–0–0 in C)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1 James H Shepherd
2 George Williams (C)
3 George Martin
4 William H Fussell
5 Edward V Rodenhurst
6 Gabriel Lindoff
7 James C E Simpson
8 Edward Jenkins
The ringers of Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 6 were provisionally elected members of the Diocesan Guild before starting the peal.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 23 September 1929 in 3h 22 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Edward V Rodenhurst
2 George Williams (C)
3 Gabriel Lindoff
4 William H Fussell
5 Harry W Wilde
6 George Martin
7 James C E Simpson
8 James H Shepherd
By the courtesy of Mr. E. K . Willett, the band were kindly permitted to look over Eaton Hall, the residence of His Grace the Duke of Westminster.
Ringing World page reference: 968.0645

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Monday, 23 September 1929 in 3h 9 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 Gabriel George Lindoff
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 William H Fussell
4 George Martin
5 James H Shepherd
6 Gabriel Lindoff
7 James C E Simpson
8 Edward V Rodenhurst
Ringing World page reference: 968.0645

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gawsworth, Cheshire
St James
Thursday, 26 September 1929 in 3h 15 (11–1–9 in G)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Matthews' 12 part No 2
1 Frank Yates
2 Arthur Challinor
3 Frank L Ronan
4 Wilfred Matthews (C)
5 Wilfred Stevenson
6 Harold Dean
7 John Worth
8 William Gayes
First peal: 1. First peal on 8 bells: 2, 3, 5 & 7.
The treble and 6th men hail from St. Michael's, Macclesfield, the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, and 8th from Christ Church, Macclesfield, and the conductor from St. James' Sutton. The band wish to take this opportunity of thanking the Rector for the use of the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 28 September 1929 in 3h 7 (14–1–25 in F)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 John Breese
2 Joseph Leslie
3 G Ronald Edwards
4 Walter J Battle
5 John Bagley
6 Lester L Gray
7 John Cooke
8 Herbert Ludkin
The band would like to thank the local ringers for their kind hospitality after the peal, which was very much appreciated by all.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
81 Beech Road
Thursday, 3 October 1929 in 2h 43 (17 in A)
5017 Stedman Caters
Composed by J Carter
1–2 Frederick Page
3–4 Harold Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 William Jackson
9–10 Peter Laflin
Ringing World October 11th 1929 No. 968 Vol. XXIV page 645
Ringing World page reference: 968.0645

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 5 October 1929 in 3h 8 (13–3–8 in F)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 John Hayes
3 George R Jones
4 Henry W Wilde
5 Percy Swindley
6 James Swindley
7 James H Riding
8 Samuel Jones, Jun
First peal of Surprise: 5
Ringing World page reference: 968.0643

Chester Diocesan Guild
Lymm, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 12 October 1929 in 3h 10 (30–0–00 in D♭)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Parker's Reverse
1 John Bagley
2 Robert Sperring
3 Lester L Gray
4 Henry W Wilde
5 G Ronald Edwards
6 George R Jones
7 Thomas Rogers
8 James C E Simpson (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 19 October 1929 in 2h 58 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Arthur Knights
1 Richard E Jones
2 Ernest Bennett
3 James Fernley jun
4 Peter Laflin
5 William Fernley
6 James Fernley sen
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 John W Hartley
Rung to celebrate the anniversary of the dedication of the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Saturday, 19 October 1929 in 3h 7 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Middleton’s
1 G Ronald Edwards
2 William Bibby
3 Lester L Grey
4 James C E Simpson
5 Thomas Hammond
6 Herbert Ludkin
7 George R Newton (C)
8 Edward Caunce
Also rung for the Lancashire Association
Ringing World October 25th 1929 Vol. XXIV No. 970 page 676
Ringing World page reference: 970.0676

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 26 October 1929 in 3h 24 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by E Jenkins
1 Harry F Holding
2 Robert Sperring
3 Richard T Holding
4 Richard D Langford
5 Harold Edwards
6 Harry Overton
7 Edward V Rodenhurst
8 William Weatherby
9 William Edge
10 James H Riding (C)
First peal of Bob Royal: 4,6,9 and first peal of Bob Royal on the bells
A birthday compliment to William Edge
Ringing World November 1st 1929 No. 971 Vol. XXIV page 690

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Monday, 28 October 1929 in 3h 3 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven differenet 720's
1 William Gayes
2 Arther Challinor
3 Frank L Ronan
4 Wilfred Stevenson
5 John Worth (C)
6 Jack Waumsley
First peal inside 4, First peal of Minor 6. All the band are from Christ Church, Macclesfield, and their thanks are expressed to the Vicar for the use of the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Monday, 28 October 1929 in 2h 55 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parkers 12 Part
1 Richard E Jones
2 James Fernley sen
3 James Fernley jun
4 Tom Wilde
5 William Fernley
6 John W Hartley
7 Walter W Wolstencroft (C)
8 Samuel Potts
First peal in the method: 1, 3 & 8. First peal of Triples on the bells. Rung after meeting short for Bristol Surprise Major.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 2 November 1929 in 3h 10 (14–0–0)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Minor
Seven different 720s.
1 Frank L Ronan
2 Arthur Challinor
3 Wilfred Stevenson
4 Jack Tipper
5 John Worth (C)
6 William Gayes
First peal in the method on the bells and by all the band.
Rung on the eve of the Christ Church Day School Festival by "Old Boys" of the school.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stalybridge, Greater Manchester
St Paul, Stayley
Sunday, 3 November 1929 in 3h 20 (17–3–10 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Holt's 10-part
1 Harold Hinchliffe
2 John Simister
3 Albert Hodgson
4 Samuel Fielding
5 Giles E Shaw
6 Charles Wood
7 Alfred Roberts (C)
8 Percy Walton
First peal: 1 & 3. First peal as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 8 November 1929 in 2h 53 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Middleton's
1 Bruce Berrington
2 Oswald Claybrook
3 Norah M Bibby
4 John E Bibby (C)
5 Cyril Valentine
6 Arthur Berrington
7 William Bibby
8 Francis Bibby
A remembrance peal. Rung by the local band.
First peal in the method; 1.
First peal of Cambridge inside; 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Wirral
St Mary
Monday, 11 November 1929 in 3h 18 (16–2–2 in F)
5056 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 J Norman Benson
2 John Bagley
3 John Breese
4 Lester L Gray
5 Harry Rogers
6 Thomas A Rogers
7 John Hughes
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal and first attempt: 1.
First peal of Major away from the treble: 5.
First peal of Oxford: 7.
Rung with half-muffled clappers on this, the 11th anniversary of Armistice Day, as a tribute to those who fell during the Great War.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Monday, 25 November 1929 in 2h 54 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by H Dains
1 Richard E Jones
2 Ernest Bennett
3 James Fernley jun
4 James Fernley sen
5 William Fernley
6 Walter W Wolstencroft
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 John W Hartley
First peal in the method by all the band except the conductor. First peal of Bristol as conductor. First peal of Bristol on the bells. The band wish to associate the name of Harry Langley with this peal. He was prevented from ringing by illness. He was in two previous attempts, each of which was lost in the last course, once through the breaking of a rope, and once through the failure of the 'human element.'

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Tuesday, 26 November 1929 in 2h 20 (17 in A)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by J W Washbrook
1–2 Harold Jackson
3–4 William Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Peter Laflin
First attempt for a peal of Stedman Triples on handbells: 3-4
Ringing World December 6th 1929 No. 976 Vol. XXIV page 774
Ringing World page reference: 976.0774

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Thursday, 28 November 1929 in 2h 34 (20 in E)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by J W Washbrook
1–2 Alfred Barnes
3–4 William Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey
7–8 Frederick Page (C)
9–10 Peter Laflin
Umpire: Harold Jackson
First peal of Grandsire Caters: 3-4
Ringing World December 6th 1929 No. 976 Vol. XXIV page 774
Ringing World page reference: 976.0774

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Saturday, 30 November 1929 in 3h 4 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by G Williams
1 William Bibby
2 Thomas Hammond
3 G Ronald Edwards
4 John Brown
5 George R Newton (C)
6 Lester L Grey
7 Harry Smale
8 Edward Caunce
Also rung for The Lancashire Association
First peal in the method: 3,4
Rung as a birthday compliment to the ringers of 2nd, 3rd and 5th
The ringers of 5th and tenor have now rung 200 peals together
Mr Smale hails from Harlow Common
Ringing World December 6th 1929 Vol. XXIV No. 976 page 772
Ringing World page reference: 976.0772

Chester Diocesan Guild
Reddish, Cheshire
St Elizabeth
Tuesday, 3 December 1929 in 3h 3 (12½)
5120 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Edward Jenkins
1 Alfred Barnes
2 Harold Jackson
3 Peter Laflin
4 Frederick Page
5 William Jackson
6 Charles H Ollier
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 Allen F Bailey
First touch of Double Norwich: 6
Rung on the twenty-first anniversary of the dedication of the daughter church of St. Agries.
It was also a birthday com plirnent to the Rev. A. T. Beeston, the ringers of the treble and third, and the youngest daughter of the ringer of the sixth.
Ringing world: 977.0787

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Thursday, 12 December 1929 in 2h 12 (17 in A)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by J W Washbrook
1–2 Harold Jackson
3–4 Frederick Page
5–6 Allen F Bailey
7–8 Morris J Morris
Witness: Peter Laflin
Ringing World December 20th 1929 No. 978 Vol. XXIV page 806
Ringing World page reference: 978.0806

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stalybridge, Greater Manchester
St Paul, Stayley
Thursday, 12 December 1929 in 3h 2 (17–3–10 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Banks' No 1
1 Robert Lees
2 John Simister
3 Albert Hodgson
4 Samuel Fielding
5 Giles E Shaw
6 Charles Wood
7 Walter W Wolstencroft (C)
8 Alfred Roberts

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Greater Manchester
St George
Saturday, 14 December 1929 in 3h 39 (29¼)
5079 Stedman Caters
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Harold Jackson
2 Thomas Ball Worsley
3 Tom Wilde
4 Albert J Hughes
5 William Horan
6 Edward Jenkins (C)
7 Titus Barlow
8 Allen F Bailey
9 Arthur E Pegler
10 Peter Laflin
Arra.nged and rung as a 78th birthday compliment to Mrs. Laflin, mother of the ringer of the tenor
Ringing world: 0978.0802

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 14 December 1929 in 3h 9 (17–2–15)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parkers 12 Part
1 James Bowers
2 Arthur Challinor
3 Frank L Ronan
4 Wilfred Stevenson
5 Jack Tipper
6 John Worth (C)
7 William Gayes
8 Jack Waumsley
1st peal: 1. First peal of Triples: 5 & 8. First peal of Triples as conductor. Treble ringer was elected a member before starting.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 14 December 1929 in 3h 15 (20–0–0 in E)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 William Saunders
2 Harry F Holding
3 Harry Overton
4 Harold Edwards
5 Richard T Holding
6 Edward V Rodenhurst
7 William Edge
8 James H Riding (C)
H F Holding’s 100th peal, 83 of which have been rung with the conductor
Ringing World December 20th 1929 No. 978 Vol. XXIV page 804

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Wirral
St Mary
Wednesday, 18 December 1929 in 3h 2 (16–2–2 in F)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Craven
1 J Henry Pulford
2 David Hughes
3 William Jago
4 John H Dodd
5 John Breese
6 John Hughes
7 Frank Winstanley
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of Treble Bob and first attempt: 1 and 4.
First peal away from the treble: 3.
This peal was rung as a welcome to the Rev. H. R. Tomlinson, late Rector of Narborough, Leicester, on the eve of his institution and induction as Vicar of St. Mary's, Liscard. All the above are regular Sunday service ringers at the church, and this is the first eight bell peal to be rung in Wirral by a band all of whom are regular Sunday ringers at the same church.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Thursday, 19 December 1929 in 2h 34 (17 in A)
5079 Stedman Caters
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1–2 Harold Jackson
3–4 Frederick Page
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Alfred Barnes
9–10 Peter Laflin
Ringing World December 27th 1929 No. 979 Vol. XXIV page 819
Ringing World page reference: 979.0819

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Monday, 30 December 1929 in 2h 59 (14–2–0)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
Seven different 720s.
1 John Worth (C)
2 Arthur Challinor
3 Frank L Ronan
4 Jack Tipper
5 Wilfred Stevenson
6 William Gayes
First peal in the method by all the band and on the bells.