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Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 2 January 1937 in 2h 50 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Spliced Treble Bob Minor (35m)
Being seven extents in 35 methods, viz. :— (1) Chepstow, Balmoral, Fotheringay, Skipton and Dover Delight. (2) Rostherne, Wilmslow, Bogedone, Knutsford and Ely Delight. (3) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal, St. Werburgh and Abbeyville Delight. (4) Newdigate, Old Oxford, College Bob IV., Willesden and Marple Delight. (5) Charlwood, Neasden, St. Albans, Wragby and Braintree Delight. (6) Ockley, Duke of Norfolk, College Exercise, Norbury and Morning Star Treble Bob. (7) Capel, Sandal, London Scholars’ Pleasure. Kingston and Oxford Treble Bob.
1 James A Milner
2 Kenneth Lewis
3 Thomas Taylor
4 Wilfred Stevenson
5 Walter W Wolstencroft
6 John Worth (C)
50th peal 2, First peal in 35 methods 3. There were 52 changes of method.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Saturday, 2 January 1937 in 2h 59 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by A Knights
1 William Bibby
2 Miss Norah M Bibby
3 George R Newton
4 Edwin C Birkett
5 Frank Varty
6 Lester L Gray
7 John E Bibby
8 James C E Simpson (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
St Hilary of Poitiers
Saturday, 9 January 1937 in 2h 40 (8–2–17 in G)
5040 Plain Minor (2m)
1 Douglas Watson Snr
2 William Strong
3 David Hughes
4 Frank Varty
5 John Greasley
6 Thomas A Rogers (C)
First peal of Minor: 3
Rung with the bells half-muffled as a last token of respect to the late Mr. Stanley Strong, who was a ringer for 40 years at the above church.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 16 January 1937 in 3h 17 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5600 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Joseph W Whittaker
2 James Fernley
3 Alan D Steele
4 C Kenneth Lewis
5 James A Milner
6 Lionel Clough
7 William Fernley
8 John Worth (C)
First peal in the method away from treble: 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 23 January 1937 in 3h 20 (29–0–0 in C)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Dexter's Variation of Thurstans'
1 Percy Swindley
2 Robert Sperring
3 Richard T Holding
4 J William Clarke
5 Richard D Langford
6 George R Newton
7 Samuel Jones, Junr (C)
8 John Griffiths
A birthday compliment to the conductor and to Mr. R. D. Langford. The band, in company with the Cathedral ringers, was kindly entertained to tea by the Dean and Mrs. Bennett before the peal.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 30 January 1937 in 2h 50 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (4m)
Being two extents each of Sandal, London Scholars', Kingston, and one extent of Oxford
1 Arthur Hibbert
2 Henry Haythorn
3 Stanley Ardern
4 Albert T Bancroft
5 Ernest Bennett
6 James A Milner (C)
First peal: 4.
Rung with the bells fully muffled as a token of respect to the late Mr. A. T. Marsland, who was a ringer at the above Tower for over 30 years.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bollington, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 6 February 1937 in 3h 15 (16–3–6)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J C E Simpson
1 Stanley Nobles
2 William Gayes
3 James A Milner
4 Thomas Potts
5 Wilfred Stevenson
6 Jack Tipper
7 John Worth (C)
8 Jack Waumsley
Fiirst peal of major: 1, 3 & 4. First peal in the method: 6 & 8. First peal on the bells since they were rehung by Messrs. J. Taylor and Co. in a new iron frame and ball bearings. Rung as a compliment to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Johnson, of Gawsworth, on their golden wedding day.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 12 February 1937 in 3h 7 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 William Bibby
2 Joseph Littler
3 George R Newton (C)
4 John W Jones
5 Alfred W Heath
6 Stanley J Harrison
7 Frank Varty
8 Cecil Raddon

Chester Diocesan Guild
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Cath and Parish Ch of St Mary, St Denys, & St George
Saturday, 20 February 1937 in 3h 29 (27–3–6)
5080 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by A Knights (290)
1 C Kenneth Lewis
2 William Fernley
3 James Fernley
4 James A Milner
5 Harry Parker
6 Lionel Clough
7 David Vincent
8 John Worth (C)
9 Walter W Wolstencroft
10 Charles H Page
This compposition is now rung for the first time.
Arranged for the conductor's 27th birthday'
Ringing world: 1353.0130

Chester Diocesan Guild
Christleton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 20 February 1937 in 2h 57 (12–1–26 in F♯)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Harry Pye
2 Fred Hartman
3 Robert Sperring
4 J William Clarke
5 John Griffiths
6 James Swindley
7 Samuel Jones, Junr
8 Percy Swindley (C)
First peal in the method: 1, 2.
Ringing World page reference: 1353.0132

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 27 February 1937 in 2h 45 (14 in F)
5040 Minor (2m)
3 x 720 Kent Treble Bob, 4 x 720 Plain Bob
1 Harry W Howard
2 Reginald W Worrall
3 Stanley Harrison
4 Harry Thelwell
5 Harry Parker (C)
6 Cecil Raddon
First peal 'inside' containing Treble Bob: Harry Thelwall
Rung as a birthday compliment to HW Howard and to K Parker, son of the conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 27 February 1937 in 3h 16 (20–0–0 in E)
5067 Stedman Caters
Composed by J E Groves
1 Richard D Langford
2 Harry F Holding
3 R Thomas Holding
4 George Packer
5 Wilfred Stevenson
6 Harry Overton
7 Lionel Clough
8 John Worth (C)
9 George W Biddulph
10 William Edge
First peal of Stedman Caters: 3,4,7,9
First peal of Stedman Caters as conductor
Ringing World March 5th 1937 No. 1854 Vol. XXXII page 146

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
20 Aberdeen Crescent, Edgeley
Wednesday, 3 March 1937 in 2h 22 (17 in B♭)
5000 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by G Lindoff
1–2 Alfred Barnes
3–4 James W Washbrook
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Peter Laflin
9–10 Harold Jackson
Witness: Harry Ashton and Mrs A F Bailey
Ringing World March 12th 1937 No. 1355 Vol. XXXII page 165
Ringing World page reference: 1355.0165

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 6 March 1937 in 2h 59 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5184 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by W Sottanstall
1 James Fernley
2 C Kenneth Lewis
3 Revd Frank Bonner
4 William Fernley
5 James A Milner
6 Walter W Wolstencroft
7 Lionel Clough
8 John Worth (C)
First peal of Kent Major: 2. First peal and rung at first attempt: 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 6 March 1937 in 2h 55 (13–3–8 in F)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 George F Sperring
2 Robert Sperring
3 Richard T Holding
4 George Packer
5 Richard D Langford
6 James Swindley
7 Samuel Jones, Jun (C)
8 Percy Swindley
First peal in the method: 1,4
Ringing World page reference: 1355.0163

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
20 Aberdeen Crescent, Edgeley
Wednesday, 10 March 1937 in 2h 29 (17 in B♭)
5005 Stedman Caters
Composed by Carter’s Broadsheet No. 132
1–2 James W Washbrook
3–4 Harold Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Alfred Barnes
9–10 Harry Ashton
Umpire: Peter Laflin
Witness: Mrs A F Bailey
First peal of Stedman and first on ten bells: 9-10
Rung as a birthday compliment to Mr Hiram Meakin, who attained the age of 70 on the 8th inst.
Ringing World March 19th 1937 No. 1356 Vol. XXXII page 180
Ringing World page reference: 1356.0180

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 13 March 1937 in 2h 48 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Spliced Treble Bob Minor (25m)
Being seven extents in 25 methods, viz.:— (1) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal, St. Werburgh and Abbeyville Delight. (2) Newdigate, Old Oxford, College Bob IV., Willesden and Marple Delight. 3) Charlwood and Braintree Delight. 4) Neasden, St. Albans and Wragby Delight. 5) Ockley, Duke of Norfolk, College Exercise, Norbury and Morning Star Treble Bob. (6) Capel, Kingston and Oxford Treble Bob. (7) Sandal, London Scholars’ Pleasure and Oxford Treble Bob
1 Joseph W Whittaker
2 John Worth
3 Thomas Taylor
4 Wilfred Stevenson
5 Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 James A Milner
There were 54 changes of method. Rungs as a birthday compliment to the ringer of the treble. First peal in 25 methods as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 13 March 1937 in 2h 59 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Minor (3m)
Two extents of Kent Treble Bob, two of Oxford Treble Bob and three of Plain Bob.
1 John Hassell
2 Norman Hough
3 Joseph Saunders
4 Herbert McKinnel
5 Frank Reynolds
6 Alan J Brown (C)
First peal: 1 & 3. First peal of Minor: 4 & 5. First peal as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Saturday, 13 March 1937 in 2h 19 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being one extent each of Beverley and Cambridge Surprise, Oxford and Kent Treble Bob, St. Clement's, Oxford and Plain Bob.
1 Joseph Smith
2 James F Smith
3 Douglas Watson Jnr
4 Frederick W Davies
5 Frank Varty (C)
6 Thomas A Rogers
First peal in seven methods: 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 27 March 1937 in 3h 2 (17–0–0 in F)
5040 (7) Plain Bob Minor
1 extent each of College, St Clements, Double Bob, Reverse Bob, Canterbury Pleasure Bob, Fulbeck Bob and Plain Bob
1 Eric Wigley
2 Arthur Hibbert
3 Alan J Brown
4 Arthur E Whiting
5 Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 James A Milner
First peal-1; First peal in seven methodsl away from treble-2; First peal in seven methods-3. Rung on the occasion of the wedding of Mr Costigan, a member of the local band, which took place at this church prior to the peal

Chester Diocesan Guild
Runcorn, Cheshire
All Saints
Monday, 29 March 1937 in 3h 10 (15–3–15 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 George Sperring
3 Robert B Hulse
4 John Best
5 Thomas H Mather
6 Harry Pye
7 Percy Swindley
8 Samuel Booth
First peal of Triples: 3, 4, 5, 8. First peal of Triples on a working bell: 6. First peal on the bells since rehanging.
RW 1359.0228

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Monday, 29 March 1937 in 3h 10 (16–1–5 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Robert Sperring
2 George Sperring
3 Robert B Hulse
4 Thomas H Mather
5 John Best
6 Harold Worrall
7 Harry Pye
8 Percy Swindley (C)
First peal: 2,3,6
First peal of Major: 5
Ringing World April 9th 1937 No. 1359 Vol. XXXII page 228

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Saturday, 3 April 1937 in 3h 19 (26–2–0)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
A Knights (61)
1 Joseph Whitaker
2 James Fernley
3 Kenneth Lewis
4 William Fernley
5 James A Milner
6 Walter W Wolstencroft
7 Lionel Clough
8 John Worth (C)
First peal in the method: 1. First peal of Major on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Acton, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 3 April 1937 in 2h 45 (13–0–8 in F)
5040 Minor (2m)
Being two extents of Oxford Bob and five of Plain Bob
1 Herbert Sutton
2 George H Crawley
3 Albert Thomas
4 Harry Thelwell
5 Harry W Howard
6 Harry Parker (C)
First peal and first attempt: 1
Rung on the anniversary of the wedding of H W Howard’s parents and as a birthday compliment to H Thelwell’s father
Ringing World April 16th 1937 No. 1360 Vol. XXXII page 245

Chester Diocesan Guild
Farndon, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 10 April 1937 (12–1–22 in F)
5040 Spliced Plain Major (4m)
1472 Double Norwich Court Bob, 1008 Double Oxford Bob, 1680 Plain Bob and 840 Little Bob with 20 com
Composed by James Morgan
1 George F Sperring
2 Robert Sperring
3 Fred Hartman
4 John W Griffiths
5 James Swindley
6 James Morgan
7 Samuel Jones, Jun
8 Percy Swindley (C)
First peal in four plain Major methods by all the band, the first in the county and rung at the first attempt.
The conductor's 100th peal
Ringing World page reference: 1361.0259

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
20 Aberdeen Crescent, Edgeley
Wednesday, 14 April 1937 in 2h 25 (17 in B♭)
5007 Stedman Caters
Composed by Carter’s Broadsheet No. 493
1–2 James W Washbrook
3–4 Harold Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Alfred Barnes
9–10 Peter Laflin
Umpire: Harry Ashton
Witness: Mrs A F Bailey
Rung for the 50th anniversary of Mr A Barnes’ first peal, which was rung at St. ALbans Cathedral, April 11th 1887
Ringing World April 23rd 1936 No. 1361 Vol. XXXII page 262
Ringing World page reference: 1361.0262

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Thursday, 15 April 1937 in 2h 58 (12–0–23 in G)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T. B. Worsley
1 Ralph G Edwards
2 Lester L Grey
3 George R Newton
4 George Ledsham
5 Percival W Cave
6 Arnold Brunton
7 James Morgan
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First Peal of Surprise Major on an inside bell.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 17 April 1937 in 3h 2 (13–3–8 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Samuel Jones, Jun
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 Frank Postons
4 Sergeant Barker
5 James Morgan
6 Percy Swindley
7 Thomas Griffiths
8 Edward Price
First on an inside bell: 3,4
Ringing World page reference: 1362.0280

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 24 April 1937 in 3h (19–3–12 in E♭)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thurstan's Four-Part
1 Thomas R Butler (C)
2 Thomas Butler, Sen
3 Robert Sperring
4 Percy Swindley
5 George R Newton
6 Samuel Jones, Jun
7 Percival W Cave
8 Edward T Price
The conductor's 100th peal and also the 50th peal for this father, the ringer of the 2nd.
A birthday compliment to the tenor ringer, this being his first peal in the method and first attempt
Ringing World page reference: 1362.0280

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 8 May 1937 in 2h 55 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Wilfred Stevenson
2 Revd Frank Bonner
3 James Fernley
4 Walter W Wolstencroft
5 James A Milner
6 C Kenneth Lewis
7 William Fernley
8 John Worth (C)
First peal of Surprise and first attempt: 2.
Rung in honour of the Coronation.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Saturday, 8 May 1937 in 3h 15 (20–2–4 in D)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Christopher Gudgeon (C)
2 Reginald Worrall
3 Frederick Neale
4 Harry W Howard
5 Harold Warrill
6 Stanley R Harrison
7 Harry Parker
8 Cecil Raddon
Rung in honour of the Coronation
RW 1364.0311

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Tuesday, 11 May 1937 in 2h 40 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Minor (4m)
Consisting of 720 London Scholars' Pleasure and two 720's each of Oxford, Kent and Plain Bob.
1 James Manifould
2 Norman Meakin
3 Wilfred Stevenson
4 Miss E Millicent P Fethers
5 Joseph W Whittaker
6 John Worth (C)
First peal in four methods 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 12 May 1937 in 3h 5 (17–0–0 in F)
5040 (2 Methods) Doubles
30 six-scores of Grandsire and 12 six-scores of Plain Bob with 14 callings
1 Mrs F Osbaldiston
2 Samuel Graham
3 Eric Wigley
4 Kenneth Lewis
5 Arthur E Whiting (C)
6 Frank Osbaldiston
First peal and rung at first attempt 1 and 6. First peal as conductor. First peal of doubles by all the band. This is the first peal rung by an entirely local band

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 12 May 1937 in 2h 50 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (5m)
Seven extents in five methods, viz, : (1) Capel and Kingston; (2) Capel and London Scholars' Pleasure; (3) Capel and Sandal; (4) Sandal; (5) London Scholars' Pleasure; (6) Kingston; (7) Oxford.
1 William Atkinson
2 Arthur Hibbert
3 C Kenneth Lewis
4 Albert T Bancroft
5 Thomas Ramsey
6 James A Milner (C)
First peal in five methods: 4 & 5.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Wednesday, 12 May 1937 in 3h 14 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
1 Arthur B Close
2 Harry Lewis
3 John Hayes
4 John W Best
5 James Swindley
6 William Hopwood
7 Thomas Mather
8 Percy Swindley (C)
First peal: 1
First peal of Treble Bob: 4
Ringing World page reference: 1366.0349

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 14 May 1937 in 3h 15 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Frank Jones
2 George Jones
3 William Hopwood
4 Thomas Pugh
5 Percy Swindley
6 Samuel Jones, Junr (C)
7 Harry Thomas
8 Edward Price
Ringing World page reference: 1366.0350

Chester Diocesan Guild
Reddish, Cheshire
St Elizabeth
Saturday, 15 May 1937 in 3h 10 (12½)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by J S Wilde
1 Alfred Barnes
2 James Fernley
3 Stanley Noble
4 Joseph Whittaker
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Alan J Brown
7 James A Milner
8 William Fernley
First peal of Major away from treble: 3.
Ringing world: 1367.0367

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 15 May 1937 in 2h 55 (13–3–8 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Alfred Barker
2 Ernest Waring
3 Ronald G Jones
4 Robert Sperring (C)
5 James Morgan
6 James Swindley
7 Percy Swindley
8 Edward Price
Ringing World page reference: 1367.0368

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Monday, 17 May 1937 in 2h 30 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Minor (4m)
Consisting of one extent of Oxford Treble Bob, two of Kent Treble Bob, two of Oxford Bob and two of Plain Bob.
1 George Clough
2 Douglas Watson Snr
3 Douglas Watson Jnr
4 William Wilcox
5 Smith Wood
6 James F Smith (C)
First peal and first attempt: 1
First peal inside: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Farndon, Cheshire
St Chad
Tuesday, 18 May 1937 in 3h 6 (12–1–22 in F)
5184 Spliced Treble Bob Major (2m)
Kent and Oxford Treble Bob
Composed by James Morgan
1 Walter Thomas
2 J William Clarke
3 James Swindley
4 Robert Sperring
5 James Morgan
6 Albert E Richards
7 John W Griffiths
8 Percy Swindley (C)
200th peal: 3
Ringing World page reference: 1368.0386

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Friday, 21 May 1937 in 2h 50 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being three extents each of Kent and Oxford Treble Bob and one of Plain Bob.
1 David Vincent
2 John Hassell
3 Norman Hough
4 Frank Reynolds
5 Alan J Brown
6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
First peal in three methods away from the treble: 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
20 Aberdeen Crescent, Edgeley
Wednesday, 2 June 1937 in 2h 21 (17 in B♭)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Ernest Morris
1–2 Alfred Barnes
3–4 James W Washbrook
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Peter Laflin
9–10 Harry Ashton
First peal of Royal: 9-10
Ringing World July 2nd 1937 No. 1871 Vol. XXXII page 437
Ringing World page reference: 1371.0437

Chester Diocesan Guild
Fairfield, Derbyshire
St Peter
Saturday, 12 June 1937 in 2h 54 (12–0–10 in F♯)
5040 Spliced Treble Bob Minor (73m)
Being seven extents in 73 methods, viz.:— (1) Kentish, Berkeley, Edinburgh, Pembroke, Oswald, Barham, Melandra, Beeston, Chelsea, Peveril and Leasowe Delight, and Waterford and Berwyn Treble Bob. (2) Chepstow, Rostherne, Balmoral, Wilmslow, Skipton, Knutsford, Fotheringay, Bogedone, Ely Delight, Hull and Bourne Surprise and Nelson Treble Bob. (3) Charlwood, Newdigate, Neasden, Old Oxford, St. Albans, College Bob IV., Wragby, Willesden, Braintree, Marple, Humber, Taxal, Clarence, Elston Delight and Morning Star Treble Bob. (4) Capel, Ockley, Sandal, Duke of Norfolk, London Scholars' Pleasure, College Exercise, Kingston, Norbury, Oxford Treble Bob and Carisbrooke, Donottar, Wath and Pontefract Delight. (5) Hexham, Surfleet, Berwick, Beverley, Primrose, Cambridge Surprise and Waltham and Burslem Delight. (6) Rossendale, Lightfoot, Stamford , Wearmouth, Annable's London and Netherrseale Surprise. (7) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal, St. Werburgh , Abbeyville and Canterbury Delight
1 James A Milner
2 James Fernley
3 Kenneth Lewis (C)
4 Wilfred Stevenson
5 Walter W Wolstencroft
6 John Worth
One hundred and forty-two changes of method. This is the greatest number of methods yet rung in seven true and complete extents, and is also the maximum number of Treble Bob methods which can be spliced into seven extents.
Ringing World page reference: 1370.0422

Chester Diocesan Guild
Acton, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 12 June 1937 in 2h 53 (13–0–8 in F)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Forty two six scores, with ten callings
1 Harry Thelwell
2 Herbert Sutton
3 Richard T Holding
4 Stanley Sutton
5 Albert Crawley (C)
6 Thomas E Roberts
First peal of Doubles: 1,2
First peal: 4,6
Ringing World July 2nd 1937 No. 1871 Vol. XXXII page 436

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 16 June 1937 in 3h 31 (14–1–26)
5056 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Lockwood
1 David Vincent
2 John Hassall
3 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
4 Frank Reynolds
5 Herbert McKinnel
6 Sidney Hough sen
7 Alan J Brown
8 William H Shuker
First peal of Major: 2. The first peal on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 19 June 1937 in 2h 47 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (9m)
Being seven extents in nine methods, viz. : (1) Charlwood, Neasden and St. Albans Delight; (2) St. Albans, Wragby and Charlwood Delight; (3) Capel Treble Bob; (4) Sandal Treble Bob; (5) London Scholars' Pleasure Treble Bob; (6) Kingston Treble Bob ; (7) Oxford Treble Bob.
1 William Atkinson
2 Rev Frank Bonner
3 C Kenneth Lewis
4 Albert T Bancroft
5 Eric Ellison
6 James A Milner (C)
First peal in nine methods: 2 & 4. Nine changes of methods.
Rung to commemorate the centenary of the installation of the present peal of bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 19 June 1937 in 3h 20 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 George Lee
2 John Hayes
3 Harry Lewis
4 William E Fletcher
5 James Swindley
6 Gilbert Gerrard
7 Samuel Jones, Jun
8 Percy Swindley (C)
Rung for the Golden Jubilee of the church. All the band are Sunday service ringers at this church
Ringing World page reference: 1371.0435

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 26 June 1937 in 3h 3 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5120 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J S Wilde
1 James Fernley
2 Mrs J Fernley
3 Revd Frank Bonner
4 C Kenneth Lewis
5 Joseph W Whittaker
6 Walter W Wolstencroft
7 James A Milner
8 John Worth (C)
First peal and first attempt: 2. First peal in the method: 3, 4 & 5.
Rung as a birthday compliment to the Rev. F. Bonner, Mrs. Fernley taking a rope at short notice

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stretton, Cheshire
St Matthew
Monday, 5 July 1937 in 2h 32 (9–2–0 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Charles Shaw
2 Cecil Raddon
3 Reginald W Worrall
4 Harry W Howard
5 Stanley N Harrison
6 Albert Crawley (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 10 July 1937 in 2h 59 (17–2–15)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Matthews' 12 part No 2
1 Joseph W Whittaker
2 James Fernley
3 Thomas Potts
4 Walter W Wolstencroft
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 James A Milner
7 John Worth (C)
8 Wilfred Stevenson
First peal in the method: 1 & 5.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 24 July 1937 in 3h 8 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 William E Fletcher
2 Harry Lewis
3 John Hayes
4 Samuel Jones, Jun
5 James Swindley
6 Percy Swindley (C)
7 Harry Pye
8 Edward Price
Rung as a compliment to Miss Florence Lilian Minus and Mr Eric Hopkinson on the occasion of their marriage, which took place earlier in the day at Chester Cathedral. All the above ringers are regular Sunday service ringers
Ringing World page reference: 1375.0499

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Tuesday, 27 July 1937 in 3h 17 (16–1–5 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by CCC No. 88
1 Noah Smith
2 Robert B Hulse
3 Stanley W Booth
4 Harold Worrall
5 John E Bibby (C)
6 Stanley Harrison
7 Cyril Valentine
8 Cecil Raddon
First peal: 1,3
Rung half-muffled as a token of respect to the late Joseph Littler, a highly respected member of the Daresbury tower
Ringing World August 6th 1937 No. 1876 Vol. XXXII page 515

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 31 July 1937 in 3h 12 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by J Carter
1 George H Edge
2 Robert Sperring
3 Fred Hartman
4 George Packer
5 Harry F Holding
6 Harry Overton
7 James H Riding
8 Percy Swindley
9 William Edge
10 Richard D Langford (C)
First peal: 1
First peal of Bob Royal: 3,8
First peal as conductor in the method
A birthday treat for Mr Percy Swindley
Ringing World August 13th 1937 No. 1377 Vol. XXXII page 530

Chester Diocesan Guild
Birkenhead, Cheshire
St Mary
Wednesday, 4 August 1937 in 2h 45 (11–0–9)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Composed by Rev E Bankes James
1 Douglas Watson Jnr
2 Lester L Gray
3 George R Newton
4 James Blair
5 Ralph G Edwards
6 Frank Varty (C)
First peal of Surprise Minor: 2 & 5
First peal of Surprise as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Saturday, 7 August 1937 in 3h 17 (20–2–4 in D)
5184 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Heywood's variation of Middleton's
1 Joseph Whittaker
2 Revd Frank Bonner
3 James Fernley
4 C Kenneth Lewis
5 Harry Parker
6 Wilfred Stevenson
7 James A Milner
8 John Worth (C)
First peal of Surprise: 5. First peal of Surprise on the bells.
[Great Beedworth in RW]
RW 1378.0547

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 14 August 1937 in 3h (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Revd Frank Bonner
2 Thomas B Worsley (C)
3 James Fernley
4 C Kenneth Lewis
5 Walter W Wolstencroft
6 William Fernley
7 James A Milner
8 John Worth
First peal in the method: 1. First peal in the method as conductor.
A birthday compliment to Miss Ethel Fernley.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Backford, Cheshire
St Oswald
Saturday, 14 August 1937 in 2h 37 (10–0–12 in G)
5040 Minor (5m)
Being two extents each of Cambridge Surprise and Oxford Treble Bob and one each of Kent Treble Bob, Oxford Bob and Plain Bob.
1 William E Fletcher
2 Lester L Gray
3 Fred Hartman
4 Percy Swindley
5 Ralph G Edwards
6 Frank Varty (C)
First peal in 5 methods: 3

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 21 August 1937 in 2h 44 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Spliced Treble Bob Minor (19m)
Being seven extents in 19 methods, viz.: (1) Ockley, Duke of Norfolk, College Exercise and Norbury Treble Bob; (2) Newdigate and Old Oxford Delight; (3) College Bob IV., Willesden and Marple Delight; (4) Charlwood and Neasden Delight; (5) St. Albans, Wragby and Braintree Delight; (6) Capel and Sandal Treble Bob; (7) Sandal, London Scholars' Pleasure, Kingston and Oxford Treble Bob.
1 Revd Frank Bonner
2 John Worth
3 Joseph W Whittaker
4 Albert T Bancroft
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 James A Milner (C)
First peal in 19 methods: 1 & 4. First peal in 19 methods as conductor. Twenty-one changes of method.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 4 September 1937 in 3h 6 (14¾ in F)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by James Morgan
1 William Saunders
2 William E Fletcher
3 Arthur Prince
4 James Swindley
5 Edward V Rodenhurst
6 Samuel Jones (Jun)
7 Harry Pye
8 Percy Swindley (C)
First peal of Kent 'inside': 7.
RW 1381.0595

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
20 Aberdeen Crescent, Edgeley
Thursday, 9 September 1937 in 2h 2 (17 in B♭)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights (No. 368)
1–2 Alfred Barnes
3–4 Allen F Bailey (C)
5–6 James W Washbrook
7–8 Harry Ashton
Rung as a compliment to Mr H Ashton and Miss J. Stevens on the occasion of their marriage at St George’s Church, Stockport on August 21st
Ringing World September 17th 1937 No. 1382 Vol. XXXII page 612
Ringing World page reference: 1382.0612

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Saturday, 11 September 1937 in 3h 10 (22–0–0 in E♭)
5024 London Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Lester L Gray
2 Arthur Brunton
3 Frank Varty
4 George R Newton
5 James A Milner
6 Wilfred Stevenson
7 John Worth
8 James C E Simpson (C)
First peal of London: 3. (Tenor weight states "probably" PW)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 11 September 1937 in 3h 9 (20)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Mrs R Richardson
2 Leslie C Wightman
3 Frank Bennett
4 George R Pye
5 Charles T Coles (C)
6 Ernest C S Turner
7 Leslie W G Morris
8 Rupert Richardson
650th peal : 8
Source - G Pye peal book
Ringing World page reference: 1383.0629

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 12 September 1937 in 3h 50 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 James H Shepherd
2 Mrs R Richardson
3 George R Pye
4 Frank Bennett
5 Gabriel Lindoff
6 Charles T Coles
7 William J G Brown
8 Rupert Richardson
Source - G Pye peal book

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 13 September 1937 in 3h 19 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 James H Shepherd
2 George R Pye
3 Leslie C Wightman
4 Frank Bennett
5 Ernest C S Turner
6 William J G Brown
7 Leslie W G Morris
8 James C E Simpson (C)
Source - G Pye peal book

Chester Diocesan Guild
Christleton, Cheshire
St James
Monday, 13 September 1937 in 2h 51 (12–1–26 in F♯)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Charles T Coles
2 Gabriel Lindoff
3 Leslie C Wightman
4 Mrs R Richardson
5 George R Pye (C)
6 Leslie W G Morris
7 Rev C Elliot Wigg
8 Rupert Richardson
Source - G Pye peal book

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 18 September 1937 in 3h 2 (8–1–2 in G)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Walter Longman
2 Rev Frank Bonner
3 C Kenneth Lewis
4 James Fernley
5 William Fernley
6 James A Milner
7 Lionel Clough
8 John Worth (C)
First peal in the method: 1
First peal in the method on the bells
Rung in honour of the wedding, earlier in the day, of Mr G Biddulph, a member of the local band
Ringing World September 24th 1937 No. 1383 Vol. XXXII page 628

Chester Diocesan Guild
Capenhurst, Cheshire
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 18 September 1937 in 2h 45 (11–0–22 in G)
5040 London Surprise Minor
1 William E Fletcher
2 Fred Hartman
3 Lester L Gray
4 Frank Varty (C)
5 Percy Swindley
6 Thomas A Rogers
First peal of London Surprise Minor by all the band and by the Guild.
(It was also first blows in the method by: 2)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tilston, Cheshire
St Mary
Monday, 20 September 1937 in 2h 45 (9–1–12 in B♭)
5040 Plain Minor (2m)
Being three extents of Oxford Bob and four of Plain Bob
1 Miss Hilda M Wintle
2 Robert Sperring
3 Albert E Richards
4 George Jones
5 J William Clarke
6 James Morgan (C)
First peal: 1
50th peal: 5
Rung on the eve of St Matthew's Day
Ringing World page reference: 1384.0645

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 25 September 1937 in 2h 50 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5024 London Surprise Major
Composed by H Law James
1 James Fernley
2 James A Milner
3 Revd Frank Bonner
4 William Fernley
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Walter W Wolstencroft
7 Lionel Clough
8 John Worth (C)
First peal in the method: 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 25 September 1937 in 3h 12 (20–0–0 in E)
5079 Stedman Caters
Composed by C W Roberts
1 Robert Sperring
2 James H Riding (C)
3 Fred Hartman
4 Harry F Holding
5 George A Packer
6 Harry Overton
7 Richard D Langford
8 Samuel Jones jun
9 Percy Swindley
10 John R Price
First peal in the method: 3
First peal: 10
S Jones 200th peal
Ringing World October 1st 1937 No. 1384 Vol. XXXII page 643

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Tuesday, 28 September 1937 in 3h 2 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Albert Gorringe
2 Edwin Breeze
3 George R Newton (C)
4 Thomas W Hammond
5 Thomas W Gilmour
6 James Meldrum
7 James Martin
8 Edward Caunce
Rung in honour of the presentation of the Charter of Incorporation to Bebington by Sir W. Bromley Devonport Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Aldford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 2 October 1937 in 3h 3 (12–3–20 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents, five different callings
1 Thomas Snell
2 Fred Hartman
3 John Thomas
4 William E Fletcher
5 Harry Pye
6 Percy Swindley (C)
First peal: 1
First peal of Minor: 5
Ringing World page reference: 1386.0681

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 9 October 1937 in 3h (13–2–17 in F♯)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (17m)
(1) Ockley and Norbury TB; (2) Duke of Norfolk and College Exercise TB; (3) Old Oxford and College Bob IV Delight; (4) Newdigate and Willesden Delight; (5) Charlwood and Wragby Delight; (6) Neasden and St Albans Delight; (7) Capel, Sandal, London Scholars' Pleasure, Kingston and Oxford TB. 42 changes of method.
1 Arthur Hibbert
2 Rev Frank Bonner
3 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
4 Albert T Bancroft
5 Eric Ellison
6 James A Milner
First peal in 17 methods away from the treble: 2. First peal in 17 methods: 5. First peal on the bells

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bosley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 9 October 1937 in 2h 42 (5–2–22 in A)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (7m)
Wragby, Neasden, St. Albans, Sandal, London Scholars' Pleasure, Kingston and Oxford Treble Bob
1 Miss E Millicent P Fethers
2 John Worth
3 Thomas Taylor
4 Alan Brown
5 Albert V Rees
6 Joseph Whittaker (C)
First peal as conductor at first attempt

Chester Diocesan Guild
Alsager, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 9 October 1937 in 3h 5 (10–2–20 in G♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Parker’s twelve part
1 Bryan Fernyhough
2 Richard D Langford (C)
3 Edward Fernyhough
4 Harry F Holding
5 George A Packer
6 John Brassington
7 Douglas R Whalley
8 Robert Moseley
Rung on the eve of Harvest Festival
First peal in the method as conductor
Ringing World October 22nd 1937 No. 1387 Vol. XXXII page 695

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 16 October 1937 in 2h 56 (15–1–16 in F)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by J S Wilde
1 William Fernley
2 James Fernley
3 Revd Frank Bonner
4 John J L Gilbert
5 Walter W Wolstencroft
6 James A Milner
7 Lionel Clough
8 John Worth (C)
First peal in the method: John Gilbert.
First peal in the method on the bells.
Rung in honour of Mr. and Mrs. Wolstencroft, of Ashton-under-Lyne, who were the recipients of long-service medals (for Sunday School and parochial church work) at the cathedral, Manchester, the same day.
Source: RW 1937, page 696.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 18 October 1937 in 2h 33 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Spliced Treble Bob Minor (23m)
Being seven extents in 23 methods, viz.: (1) Norbury, Morning Star Treble Bob and Disley Delight; (2) Ockley, Duke of Norfolk and College Exercise Treble Bob; (3) Marple, Taxal and Willesden Delight; (4) Old Oxford, College Bob IV. and Newdigate Delight; (5) Braintree, Humber and Wragby Delight; (6) Neasden, St. Albans and Charlwood Delight; (7) Oxford, Capel, Sandal, London Scholars' Pleasure and Kingston Treble Bob.
1 James Fernley
2 Rev Frank Bonner
3 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
4 Albert T Bancroft
5 John Worth
6 James A Milner
Seventy-two changes of method. First peal in 23 methods: 2 & 4.
Rung fully muffled as a last token of respect and esteem for Mr. H. Haythorn, a valued member of the local band and of the Guild.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
20 Aberdeen Crescent, Edgeley
Thursday, 21 October 1937 in 2h 30 (15 in C)
5079 Stedman Caters
Composed by C W Roberts
1–2 James W Washbrook
3–4 Harold Jackson
5–6 Allen F Bailey (C)
7–8 Alfred Barnes
9–10 Peter Laflin
Witness: Mrs A F Bailey
Ringing World October 29th 1937 No. 1388 Vol. XXXII page 714
Ringing World page reference: 1388.0714

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 23 October 1937 in 2h 57 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Heywood's Transposition of Thurstans' Four-part
1 James Fernley
2 Revd Frank Bonner
3 C Kenneth Lewis
4 William Fernley
5 James A Milner
6 Lionel Clough
7 John Worth (C)
8 Joseph W Whittaker

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 23 October 1937 in 2h 55 (13–3–8 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 George F Sperring
3 Ronald G Jones
4 Albert E Richards
5 James Morgan
6 J William Clarke
7 Arthur Newell
8 Edward Price
Mr R Sperring's 550th peal
Ringing World page reference: 1388.0712

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Saturday, 30 October 1937 in 2h 59 (11–0–7 in G)
5184 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 William E Fletcher
2 Lester L Gray
3 Samuel Jones, Jun
4 James Swindley
5 Edward V Rodenhurst
6 Ralph G Edwards
7 Frank Varty
8 Percy Swindley (C)
Ringing World page reference: 1390.0747

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 11 November 1937 in 3h 7 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Morris's Transposition of Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Ex-Corporal Frank Fox (Tank Corps)
2 Ex-Private Harry Lewis (1/5 (E of C)) Bn, Cheshire Regt)
3 Ex-Sapper Martin Harris (RE)
4 Ex-Private Percy Swindley (MGC)
5 Ex-Private William Griffiths (1/5 (E of C) Bn, Cheshire Regt)
6 Ex-PO Samuel Jones, (RND,Hood)
7 Ex-QMS William Fletcher (RWF) (C)
8 Ex-Gunner Edward Price (RFA)
Rung as a Remembrance peal with the bells half-muffled, all the ringers having served overseas.
Ringing World page reference: 1391.0767

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
St Nicholas
Wednesday, 24 November 1937 in 2h 54 (16–2–20 in E)
5040 London Surprise Minor
1 John Greasley
2 George Ledsham
3 Frank Varty (C)
4 Arthur Howard
5 Harry Rogers
6 Thomas Rogers
First peal in the method: 1, 2, 4 and 5
Rung with the bells half-muffled as a memorial peal to Thomas Alfred Rogers, a ringer at the above church for 26 years.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Wednesday, 1 December 1937 in 2h 48 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (7m)
Being seven 720’s, viz.: Willesden, College Bob IV., St. Albans and Wragby Delight, and London Scholars' Pleasure, Kingston and Oxford
1 John W L Slack
2 Jack Tipper
3 Thomas Taylor
4 John Worth (C)
5 Stanley Noble
6 Joseph W Whittaker
First peal in seven methods 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 11 December 1937 in 2h 45 (14 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Cecil Raddon
2 Robert Hulse
3 Walter Allman
4 Reginald W Worrall
5 Albert H Booth
6 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal: 2
First peal of minor: 3

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 11 December 1937 in 3h 24 (29–0–0 in C)
5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by John Carter
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 Walter J Battle
3 C Kenneth Lewis
4 Harry Parker
5 John E Bibby
6 John Cook
7 James Morgan
8 Richard D Langford
9 George W Biddulph
10 John Worth
First peal on the bells since they were augmented to ten by the Guild in celebration of its jubilee.
First peal of Royal: 2.
250th peal: 7.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Waverton, Cheshire
St Peter
Tuesday, 14 December 1937 in 2h 44 (8–0–10 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents each called differently
1 Robert Sperring
2 J William Clarke
3 Albert E Richards
4 Walter Thomas
5 John W Griffiths
6 James Morgan (C)
Rung to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a peal of Bob Minor at Pulford on December 12th 1887, in which J. Morgan and W. Thomas both rang their first peal.
Ringing World page reference: 1396.0850

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 27 December 1937 in 2h 57 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Robert Sperring (C)
2 Harry Lewis
3 Fred Hartman
4 Thomas H Mather
5 James Swindley
6 William E Fletcher
7 Harry Pye
8 Frank Fox
Rung as a tribute to the late Mr. Joseph J. Parker, in appreciation of his services to ringing.
Ringing World page reference: 1398.0004

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Friday, 31 December 1937 in 3h 7 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Holt's Ten-Part
1 George Lee
2 John Hayes
3 Harry Lewis
4 John W Best
5 James Swindley
6 William E Fletcher (C)
7 Percy Swindley
8 Edward Price
Rung with the bells half-muffled at the close of the old year. All the band are Sunday service ringers
Ringing World page reference: 1399.0020

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Friday, 31 December 1937 in 3h 4 (13–3–8 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Parker's Twelve-Part
1 Alfred E Barker
2 Robert Sperring (C)
3 Ernest J Waring
4 George F Sperring
5 Ronald G Jones
6 Frank Fox
7 George R Jones
8 Arthur Newell
Rung with the bells half-muffled for the departure of the old year
Ringing World page reference: 1400.0038