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Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Saturday, 2 January 1932 in 2h 57 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 Thomas Hammond
3 George R Newton
4 George R Jones
5 Ronald G Edwards
6 John E Bibby (C)
7 Edward V Rodenhurst
8 James C E Simpson

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 16 January 1932 in 3h 9 (18–0–11 in E)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J S Wilde
1 William Blackhurst
2 Harry Langley
3 John H Brierley
4 Harry Norgrove
5 Arthur Haughton
6 Benjamin Thorp
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 Albert Hough
Rung with the bells muffled as a token of respect to the memory of Mr. James Shaw, 'father' of the local band.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 23 January 1932 in 3h 6 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 James Fernley sen
2 Harold Jackson
3 Peter Laflin
4 William Fernley
5 Walter W Wolstencroft
6 Allen F Bailey
7 Ernest Bennett (C)
8 Arthur Pegler
First peal in the method: 2. First peal in the method as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Tuesday, 26 January 1932 in 3h 7 (18–0–11 in E)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by William Harrison
1 Gilbert Halfpenny
2 John H Brierley
3 Edward F Mawby
4 Harry Norgrove
5 Charles Ollier
6 John Fearnhead
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 Albert Hough
First peal of Treble Bob: 1. First peal of Major: 3.
Rung as a birthday compliment to Mrs. Ollier, wife of the ringer of the fifth.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Dodleston, Cheshire
St Mary
Tuesday, 26 January 1932 in 2h 48 (8–0–0 in A)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being two 720s of Kent Treble Bob and Oxford Treble Bob and three 720s of Plain Bob
1 Herbert Roberts
2 George Case
3 John Hughes
4 Charles Dryland
5 John Tilston
6 Thomas Guest (C)
Ringing World page reference: 1089.0085

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Thursday, 28 January 1932 in 2h 29 (15 in C)
5043 Stedman Caters
Composed by J Carter
1–2 Frederick Page
3–4 Allen F Bailey (C)
5–6 Harold Jackson
7–8 Alfred Barnes
9–10 Ernest Bennett
Ringing World February 5th 1931 No. 1089 Vo. XXVII page 86
Ringing World page reference: 1089.0086

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 6 February 1932 in 3h 8 (13–1–14 in E)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by W Hudson
1 John Brassington
2 Frederick H Crawley
3 Harry Parker
4 Edward V Rodenhurst
5 Thomas Hurd
6 Charles H Page
7 Arthur Allman
8 Albert Crawley (C)
First peal in the method: 1,7
First peal in the method as conductor
First peal in the method on the bells
Ringing World February 19th 1932 No. 1091 Vol. XXVII page 115

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Greater Manchester
St George
Saturday, 13 February 1932 in 3h 38 (29¼)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by J A Burford
1 Edward Jenkins (C)
2 Herbert Davenport
3 Richard D Langford
4 James H Riding
5 William Horan
6 Thomas Ball Worsley
7 Titus Barlow
8 Leslie W G Morris
9 James C E Simpson
10 Peter Laflin
First peal of Surprise Royal.: 2
Rung as a 60th birthday complimlent to Mr. A. E. Peglar
Ringing world: 1091.0115
Ringing World page reference: 1091.0115

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Thursday, 25 February 1932 in 3h 1 (18 in C)
5035 Stedman Cinques
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1–2 Frederick Page
3–4 Allen F Bailey (C)
5–6 Harold Jackson
7–8 Alfred Barnes
9–10 Ernest Bennett
11–12 Peter Laflin
Ringing World March 4th 1932 No. 1083 Vol. XXVII page 150
Ringing World page reference: 1093.0150

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Monday, 29 February 1932 in 2h 33 (15 in C)
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by John Thorpe
1–2 Harold Jackson
3–4 Allen F Bailey (C)
5–6 Frederick Page
7–8 Peter Laflin
9–10 Alfred Barnes
Rung as a birthday compliment to Miss Edna Laflin
Ringing World March 11th 1932 No. 1084 Vol. XXVII page 166
Ringing World page reference: 1094.0165

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Monday, 28 March 1932 in 3h 10 (20–2–4 in D)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Groves' Transposition of Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Reginald W Worrall
2 Ernest Bennett
3 Albert H Booth
4 John S Royle
5 Edward V Rodenhurst
6 Harry Parker
7 Albert Crawley (C)
8 Kenneth E Birtles
First peal of Triples: 1. First peal: 8. Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to Miss L. Royle, daughter of the ringer of the 4th.
RW 1097.0212

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 2 April 1932 in 3h 3 (13–1–14 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Harold Astbury
2 George H Crawley
3 Frederick H Crawley
4 Eric B Allman
5 John Brassington
6 Charles H Page
7 Arthur Allman
8 Albert Crawley (C)
First peal of Major: 1
First peal of Major away from the treble: 4
Mr C H Page’s 90th peal and Messrs A and G H Crawley’s 70th peal together
Ringing World April 8th 1932 No. 1098 Vol XXVII page 229

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Thursday, 7 April 1932 in 3h 3 (8–1–2 in G)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Taylor's Six-part
1 Reg Harper
2 Edward Harper
3 Walter Longman
4 George Biddulph
5 James Wildblood
6 William Rigby (C)
7 Thomas Arrowsmith
8 Robert Arrowsmith
Rung in honour of the 70th birthday of W. Rigby, for 50 years a ringer
Ringing World April 15th 1932 No. 1099 Vol. XXVII page 251

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gawsworth, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 9 April 1932 in 2h 49 (11–1–9 in G)
5008 Plain Bob Major
Composed by F E W Meadows
1 Stanley Noble
2 Thomas Potts
3 William Gayes
4 Albert V Rees
5 Wilfred Stevenson
6 Jack Tipper
7 John Worth (C)
8 Jack Waumsley
First peal of major on the bells

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 9 April 1932 in 3h 9 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by William Wilson
1 J William Edge
2 Harry Overton
3 Harry F Holding
4 R Thomas Holding
5 George Packer
6 James H Riding (C)
7 Charles H Page
8 Walter Longman
9 Richard D Langford
10 Edward V Rodenhurst
First peal and first attempt: 4,5
First peal of Bob Royal: 8
Ringing World April 15th 1932 No. 1099 Vol. XXVII page 250

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 16 April 1932 in 3h 2 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 David Gosling
2 William Fernley
3 James Fernley jun
4 Harry Langley
5 James A Milner
6 Lionel Clough
7 James Fernley sen
8 Tom Wilde (C)
First peal of Surprise: 5.
Rung as a birthday compliment to the ringer of the treble.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wybunbury, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 30 April 1932 in 2h 49 (14–0–8 in E)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being 42 six-scores
1 George Astbury
2 John Brassington
3 John Timmis
4 Eric B Allman
5 Arthur Allman (C)
6 Albert Timmis
First peal: 6
Ringing World June 10th 1932 No. 1107 Vol. XXVII page 385

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 30 April 1932 in 2h 56 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Arthur Knights (167)
1 Edward Jenkins (C)
2 Thomas B Worsley
3 James Fernley sen
4 James H Riding
5 William Fernley
6 Christopher Gudgeon
7 William Horan
8 James C E Simpson
First peal in the method: 6 & 7.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burbage, Derbyshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 30 April 1932 in 2h 40 (9–0–2 in G)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (14m)
Seven 720's in 14 methods, viz.: (1) Kent and Oxford, (2) Duke of Norfolk, (3) College Exercise and Norbury, (4) Old Oxford, (5) Bocking and Willesden, (6) Wragby, Neasden, and College Bob IV., and (7) Sandal, London Scholars' Pleasure and Kingston.
1 William Gayes
2 Jack Tipper
3 James A Milner
4 Wilfred Stevenson
5 Tom Wild
6 John Worth (C)
First peal in 14 methods 5. First peal in 14 methods as conductor.
Arranged and rung as a birthday compliment to Mr. J. A. Milner, of Disley.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 7 May 1932 in 3h 9 (17–2–15)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1 William Gayes
2 Arthur Challinor
3 Wilfred Stevenson
4 Albert V Rees
5 James A Milner
6 Jack Tipper
7 John Worth (C)
8 Jack Waumsley
First peal in the method: 2, 4, 5, 6 & 8. First peal in the method on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 28 May 1932 in 3h 47 (26–0–21 in D)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by John Reeves
1 Edward Jenkins (C)
2 Jack Tipper
3 John Holman
4 Tom Wilde
5 John Brierley
6 Harry Norgrove
7 Leslie W G Morris
8 Albert J Hughes
9 Wilfred Matthews
10 Wilfred Stevenson
11 John Worth
12 Frederick Seager
First in the method: Edward Jenkins and Tom Wilde.
First peal in the method in the County.
Wilfred Matthews has now rung peals of Plain Bob on six to twelve bells.
Rung in honour of the birth of a son to Mr and Mrs W Stevenson and as a 22nd birthday compliment to Albert H Hughes, son of Mr. and Mrs A J Hughes.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 28 May 1932 in 3h 9 (14¾ in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Six-Part
1 Robert Sperring
2 Harry F Holding
3 R Thomas Holding
4 George Packer
5 Harry Overton
6 J William Edge
7 Edward V Rodenhurst (C)
8 Harry Woodward
First peal of Triples and first in the method: 3 & 4. First peal in the method away from tenor: 6.
RW 1107.0385

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 4 June 1932 in 3h 15 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1 George Lee
2 Harry Lewis
3 Robert Sperring
4 John Hayes
5 James Swindley
6 George R Jones
7 Samuel Jones, Junr
8 Percy Swindley (C)
First peal in the method: 1.
First peal in the method as conductor.
Rung for the birthday of the King and 5.
Ringing World page reference: 1108.0400

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 4 June 1932 in 2h 55 (13–1–14 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents
1 Harold Astbury
2 Bryan Fernyhough
3 George H Crawley
4 John Brassington
5 Eric B Allman
6 Arthur Allman (C)
7 Robert Moseley
First peal: 7
Rung for the King’s birthday after meeting short for Triples
Ringing World June 24th 1932 No. 1109 Vol. XXVII page 417

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
St Hilary of Poitiers
Tuesday, 14 June 1932 in 2h 56 (8–2–17 in G)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 J Collingwood
2 W Strong
3 D Webster
4 E Webster
5 H Rogers
6 T Rogers (C)
First peal: 1,2 and 3
First peal as conductor
First peal of Kent for all the band, and first peal of Kent on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 14 July 1932 in 3h 10 (26)
5040 Spliced Triples (2m)
2 methods: Grandsire, New Grandsire
Composed by Holt's Ten-part (arranged by H W Wilde)
1 Walter Thomas
2 Robert Sperring
3 Henry W Wilde (C)
4 Albert E Richards
5 James Morgan
6 J William Clarke
7 James Swindley
8 Percy Swindley
200th peal: 5.
Rung as a farewell peal to the Lord Bishop of Chester, who has resigned from the diocese.
First peal of Spliced Triples by all the band and in the county of Cheshire.
The first half of this peal was rung as New Grandsire. This is the first time that Holt's Ten-part has been rung with all parts called alike, and with ordinary Grandsire singles half-way and end.
Ringing World page reference: 1114.0494

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 23 July 1932 in 2h 56 (8–1–2 in G)
5088 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Ernest Bennett
1 William Rigby
2 John E Wheeldon
3 Wilfred Stevenson
4 Thomas Hurd
5 Walter Longman
6 George W Biddulph
7 Ernest Bennett
8 John Worth (C)
First peal in the method: 1,2,5
First peal in the method as conductor
Arranged and rung as a welcome to the Rev. C. W. England, who was inducted on Thursday July 7th, when a peal was attempted but came to grief; also as a birthday compliment to the ringers of 1st, 2nd and 6th bells. Mr W Stevenson’s 50th peal, all of which have been rung with the conductor. This composition is now rung for the first time, and contains the extent with the sixth and fourth as 7th and 6th place bells respectively
Ringing World July 29th 1932 No. 1114 Vol. XXVII page 495

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 30 July 1932 in 2h 49 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Minor (3m)
Consisting of 720 of Oxford and Kent spliced and two 720’s each of Oxford, Kent and Plain Bob.
1 John W L Slack
2 Jack Tipper
3 William Gayes
4 Stanley Noble
5 John Worth (C)
6 James Manifould
First peal in three methods and Sunday service ringers at this
church 1,4,6. The rest are from Christ Church. Macclesfield. It is thirty
years since the tenor man last rang a peal.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 30 July 1932 in 3h 2 (18–0–11 in E)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 William Blackhurst
2 John H Brierley
3 Arthur Haughton
4 Harry Norgrove
5 Ben W Bradley
6 Charles Ollier
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 Albert Hough
First peal: 5.
Rung to welcome home the Vicar, Rev. F. C. Sellar, M.A., and his bride.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 13 August 1932 in 3h (16–1–5 in E)
5024 London Surprise Major
Composed by J Pigott
1 Wilfred Halliwell
2 George R Newton
3 William Bibby
4 Thomas B Worsley
5 John E Bibby
6 Christopher Gudgeon
7 Willian Horan
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of London as conductor
Ringing World August 19th 1932 No. 1117 Vol. XXVII page 544

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bollington, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 13 August 1932 in 3h (16–3–6)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by B Annable
1 Tom Wilde
2 Edward F Mawby
3 James A Milner
4 Harry Norgrove
5 John Worth (C)
6 Wilfred Stevenson
7 George W Biddulph
8 Ernest Bennett
First peal in the method: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 10 September 1932 in 2h 43 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (21m)
Being seven spliced extents in 21 methods, viz: (1) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal and St. Werburg; (2) Trowell, Duke of Norfolk, College Exercise and Norbury; (3) Poynton and Old Oxford; (4) Bocking and Willesden; (5) Grove Deljght and Neasden; (6) College Bob IV. and Wragby; (7) Oxford, Overton, Sandal, London Scholars' Pleasure and Kingston.
1 James Fernley sen
2 William Fernley
3 James A Milner
4 Harry Langley
5 Walter W Wolstencroft
6 Ernest Bennett (C)
First peal in 21 methods: 3 & 6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Thursday, 29 September 1932 in 2h 32 (17 in A)
5099 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 Peter Laflin
Rung as a birthday compliment to Miss Winifred B. Laflin
Ringing World October 7th 1932 No. 1124 Vol. XXVII page 658
Ringing World page reference: 1124.0658

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Thursday, 29 September 1932 in 3h 4 (13–3–8 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Leonard Morgan
2 Ernest Waring
3 Cyril Jones
4 Robert Sperring (C)
5 Ronald G Jones
6 George F Sperring
7 George R Jones
8 Joseph Leatherbarrow
First peal away from tenor: 1
First peal of Triples: 2,3
First peal: 8
All are Sunday service ringers at this Church. Rung in honour of the occasion of the enthronement of the new Bishop of Chester, the Right Rev Geoffrey Francis Fisher, which took place at the evening service at the Cathedral
Incorrectly published as Stedman - correction RW 1125.0676
Ringing World page reference: 1124.0656

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Saturday, 1 October 1932 in 2h 55 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Bennett
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 William Bibby
3 William Fernley, jun
4 George R Jones
5 John E Bibby
6 James H Riding
7 John Worth
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of London; 7.
The band represent six branches of the above Guild, and the peal was arranged and rung in houour of the enthronement at Chester Cathedral on September 29th of the new Lord Bishop of the diocese, the Rev. Geoffrey Francis Fisher, late headmaster of Repton.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Farndon, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 8 October 1932 in 2h 57 (12–1–22 in F)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Wilde's Transposition of Thurstans' four-part
1 Percy Swindley
2 Reginald Kynaston
3 William B Kynaston
4 Robert Sperring (C)
5 James Swindley
6 James Morgan
7 Samuel Jones, Jun
8 George F Sperring
First peal of Stedman Triples: 2,8
Arranged for the brothers Kynaston of Oswestry and Swindon
Ringing World page reference: 1125.0673

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 8 October 1932 in 3h 15 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J Wood
1 Harry F Holding
2 R Thomas Holding
3 George A Packer
4 James H Riding (C)
5 Edward V Rodenhurst
6 Harry Overton
7 Charles H Page
8 George H Crawley
9 J William Edge
10 Richard D Langford
First peal of Kent Royal: 2,3,8
Ringing World October 14th 1932 No. 1125 Vol. XXVII page 671

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 8 October 1932 in 3h 27 (8–1–2 in G)
6080 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by S Wood
1 William Gayes
2 William Rigby
3 Reginald Worrall
4 Harry Parker
5 James A Milner
6 Wilfred Stevenson
7 John Worth (C)
8 Ernest Bennett
80th peal: 4
Arranged and rung in honour of the wedding of Mr Robert J Arrowsmith to Miss Eva Daniels, which took place previous to the peal. Mr Arrowsmith is a member of the local band.
Longest length by all the band and on the bells
Ringing World October 14th 1932 No. 1125 Vol. XXVII page 672

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Thursday, 20 October 1932 in 2h 6 (17 in A)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Heywood’s Transposition of Thurstans’ Four-Part
1–2 Frederick Page
3–4 Harold Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Alfred Barnes
Ringing World October 28th 1932 No. 1127 Vol. XXVII page 705
Ringing World page reference: 1127.0705

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bollington, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 22 October 1932 in 2h 57 (16–3–6)
5152 Norfolk Surprise Major
Composed by G R Newton
1 Alan D Steel
2 Wilfred Stevenson
3 James Fernley jun
4 James A Milner
5 George W Biddulph
6 Charles H Page
7 Ernest Bennett
8 John Worth (C)
First peal in the method by all the band and rung at the first attempt. Also believed to be first in the county and by the Guild

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wrenbury, Cheshire
St Margaret
Saturday, 29 October 1932 in 2h 43 (11–3–4 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being 42 six-scores, called differently
1 M Boyer
2 J Boyer
3 W C Sutton (C)
4 A Jervis
5 F Barnard
6 Alex J King
First peal: 1,2,4,6
First peal as conductor
Arranged for A J King, who met with a serious accident which deprived him of his eyesight. He is a regular ringer at the above Church on Sundays
Ringing World November 4th 1932 No. 1128 Vol XXVII page 722

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 29 October 1932 in 2h 56 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5152 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by J S Wilde
1 James Fernley jun
2 James Fernley sen
3 William Fernley
4 James A Milner
5 Wilfred Stevenson
6 Lionel Clough
7 Walter W Wolstencroft
8 John Worth (C)
Rung to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the dedication of the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 29 October 1932 in 2h 53 (18–0–11 in E)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Washbrook's variation of Thurstans' four part
1 William Blackhurst
2 Hiram Meakin
3 Frank Twigg
4 John Brierley
5 Peter Laflin
6 Tom Wilde
7 Allen F Bailey (C)
8 Harold Jackson
First peal of Stedman: 1. 100th peal: 8.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 5 November 1932 in 2h 55 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Arthur Knights
1 Richard E Jones
2 James Fernley sen
3 James Fernley jun
4 Harry Langley
5 Lionel Clough
6 William Fernley
7 Tom Wilde (C)
8 John W Hartley
Rung with the bells half-muffled in grateful memory of Mrs. Cawley Roberts a generous donor and worker for the Parish Church who was called to rest October 29th.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 5 November 1932 in 2h 57 (13–1–14 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Grove’s transposition of Parker’s twelve part
1 Harold Astbury
2 Bryan Fernyhough
3 John Brassington
4 John Timmis
5 Douglas R Whalley
6 Eric B Allman
7 Arthur Allman (C)
8 George Astbury
First peal of Triples: 2
First peal: 5
Rung on the eve of Armistice Sunday
Ringing World November 11th 1932 No. 1129 Vol. XXVII page 736

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Greater Manchester
St Mary
Wednesday, 9 November 1932 in 3h 30 (23–3–16)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by Arthur Knights
1 Allen G Clarke
2 Alfred Barnes
3 H Meakin
4 Edward A Jackson
5 W Wright
6 Walter Shaw
7 J Allan Gordon
8 William Gordon
9 Benjamin Thorpe (C)
10 A Sharpe
First peal on tower bells: 4
First peal: 5, 6, 7, 10
Rung on the election of Councillor George Gill as Mayor of Stockport
Ringing world: 1130.0750
Ringing World page reference: 1130.0750

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 12 November 1932 in 2h 55 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being three 720's of Plain Bob and two each of Kent and Oxford Treble Bob.
1 Ernest Bennett (C)
2 Stanley Ardern
3 Adam Marsland
4 Henry Haythorn
5 Sidney Hough sen
6 James A Milner
First attempt for a peal: 2. The band wish to express their thanks to Mr. and Mrs. W. Ardern for their kind hospitality after the peal.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Saturday, 19 November 1932 in 2h 30 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Minor (4m)
Consisting of two extents each of Oxford and Kent Treble Bob and Oxford Bob and one of Plain Bob.
1 Smith Wood
2 Frank Tickle
3 Frederick W Davies
4 Mrs G R Edwards
5 G Ronald Edwards
6 James F Smith (C)
First peal: 3
First peal inside: 2
First peal as conductor to whom it was rung as a birthday compliment.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Alsager, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 19 November 1932 in 2h 58 (10–2–20 in G♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Groves transposition of Parker’s twelve part
1 Edgar Peake
2 Reginald Harper
3 Douglas R Whalley
4 Bryan Fernyhough
5 Eric B Allman
6 John Brassington
7 Arthur Allman (C)
8 Robert Moseley
First peal: 1
70th peal together: 6,7
First of Triples: 7
First peal on the bells since they were rehung on ball bearings by John Taylor and Co
Ringing World December 2nd 1932 No. 1132 Vol. XXVII page 784

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Wednesday, 30 November 1932 in 2h 47 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J Pritchard
1 William Bibby
2 Norah M Bibby
3 Oswald Claybrook
4 John E Bibby (C)
5 Thomas Lightfoot
6 Bertram Butler
7 George H Randles
8 Francis Bibby
Rung on the 50th anniversary of the reopening of the church after restoration.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 3 December 1932 in 3h (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Arthur Knights
1 James Fernley sen
2 James Fernley jun
3 William Fernley
4 Harry Langley
5 Lionel Clough
6 Herbert Davenport
7 William Horan
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First touch in the method: 6. First peal in the method as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 3 December 1932 in 3h 14 (20–0–0 in E)
5043 Stedman Caters
Composed by A Knights
1 Richard D Langford
2 Harry F Holding
3 Gilbert H Harding
4 William Weatherby
5 William J Chester
6 Wilfred Stevenson
7 Charles H Page
8 James H Riding (C)
9 John Worth
10 Harry Overton
First peal of Stedman Caters: 5
First peal in the method: 6,9
Mr Page’s 100th peal. The treble and the 8th ringers have now completed the circle in this tower
Ringing World December 9th 1932 No. 1133 Vol. XXVII page 798

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
23 Greek Street
Thursday, 8 December 1932 in 2h 12 (17 in A)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1–2 Harold Jackson
3–4 Allen F Bailey (C)
5–6 Frederick Page
7–8 Peter Laflin
Umpire: Alfred Barnes
First peal in the method on handbells by all, also first in the county and for the Guild
Rung as a birthday compliment to Mr and Mrs P Laflin
Ringing World December 16th 1932 No. 1134 Vol. XXVII page 819
Ringing World page reference: 1134.0819

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gawsworth, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 10 December 1932 in 2h 48 (11–1–9 in G)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Matthews' 12 part No 2
1 Stanley Nobbs
2 William Gayes
3 Wilfred Stevenson
4 James A Milner
5 Alan D Steel
6 Harold Dean
7 John Worth (C)
8 Jack Waumsley
First peal in the method: 5.
Rung in honour of the engagement of Mr. J. Waumsley to Miss M. Cotton. It was also a birthday compliment to Mr. A. V. Rees; a service ringer at Christ Church, Macclesfield.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Greater Manchester
St Mary
Monday, 26 December 1932 in 3h 30 (23–3–16)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by J W Parker
1 Edward Jenkins (C)
2 Charles E Lawson
3 David Vincent
4 Herbert Davenport
5 Christopher Gudgeon
6 William Horan
7 Laurence J Williams
8 James C E Simpson
9 Leslie W G Morris
10 James H Riding
First peal of Cambridge Royal: 4, 7
First peal of Royal: 5
First peal of Surprise on the bells.
Rung as a complimen t to Mr. and Mr . A. J. Hughes, of Low Moor, Bradford, on attaining, their silver wedding.
Ringing world: 1137.0002
Ringing World page reference: 1137.0002

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Greater Manchester
St George
Monday, 26 December 1932 in 3h 34 (29¼)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by G H Symonds
1 Christopher Gudgeon
2 James H Riding
3 Charles E Lawson
4 Laurence J Williams
5 Herbert Davenport
6 David Vincent
7 William Horan
8 Leslie W G Morris
9 Edward Jenkins
10 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of Cambridge Royal as conductor
Ringing world: 1137.0002
Ringing World page reference: 1137.0002

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hayfield, Derbyshire
St Matthew
Tuesday, 27 December 1932 in 2h 29 (10–2–21 in A♭)
5040 Minor (21m)
Being seven spliced extents in 21 methods, viz.: (1) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal and St. Werburg; (2) Trowell and Duke of Norfolk (3) College Exercise and Norbury; (4) Poynton and Old Oxford; (5) Bocking and Willesden; (6) Grove Delight, Neasden, College Bob IV. and Wragby; (7) Overton, Oxford, Sandal, London Scholars' Pleasure and Kingston.
1 Stanley Ardern
2 James Fernley jun
3 James A Milner
4 Wilfred Stevenson
5 John Worth
6 Ernest Bennett (C)
First attempt for a peal in 21 methods: 1, 4 & 5.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Alsager, Cheshire
Christ Church
Tuesday, 27 December 1932 in 2h 58 (10–2–20 in G♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Groves transposition of Parker’s twelve part
1 John Brassington
2 William E Fletcher
3 Harry Parker
4 Harold E Houson
5 Reginald W Worrall
6 Arthur Allman
7 Albert Crawley (C)
8 Norman G Leech
First peal: 4
Ringing World January 13th 1933 No, 1138 Vol. XXVIII page 19

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Wednesday, 28 December 1932 in 3h 1 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Arthur E Pegler, Junr
2 Harry Lewis
3 George R Jones
4 James Swindley
5 James Morgan
6 Samuel Jones, Junr (C)
7 Arthur E Pegler, Senr
8 Percy Swindley
Ringing World page reference: 1138.0019