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Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 4 January 1964 in 2h 45 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (12m)
In 12 methods, being 960 each of London and Rutland. 320 each of Bristol, Cambridge, Cray, Eastcote, Lincolnshire, New Gloucester, Pudsey, Superlative, Wembley and Yorkshire: with 139 changes of method
Composed by A J Pitman (rev)
1 Alan A Potts
2 Harold C Lonyon
3 Basil Jones (C)
4 C Kenneth Lewis
5 Robert J Warrilow
6 John Worth
7 J David Atkinson
8 Frank Osbaldiston
First Peal of 12-Spliced Surprise Major 2,5,7,8
Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to Miss Eileen M Fearn

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 4 January 1964 in 3h 10 (18–0–11 in E)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen Ivin
1 F John Nelson
2 Neil Bennett (C)
3 Ivor Jenkins
4 Sidney Hough jun
5 Derek A Ashton
6 Denis Mottershead
7 John Robinson
8 Frederick Shallcross
150th peal: 1. 300th peal: 6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Birkenhead, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 4 January 1964 in 2h 48 (20–1–16 in E)
5040 Doubles (7m/v)
In seven methods, being six extents each of Grandsire, Plain Bob, April Day, Reverse Canterbury, Clifford’s Pleasure, St. Martin and St. Leonard.
1 Frank B Frost
2 R Harry Davies
3 F Leslie Coventry
4 Robert Peers
5 Alexander J Martin (C)
6 David A White
First peal attempt: 1 & 6
First peal inside: 2
First of Doubles: 3
First in seven methods: 4
A wedding compliment to Mr. Stephen Ash and Miss D. Jones, married at St. Paul's Tranmere, this day.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 11 January 1964 in 2h 58 (14¾ in F)
5040 Little Bob Major
Composed by H Dains
1 Roy Worrall
2 Victor Stonier
3 Harold Dowler
4 John Ryder
5 Michael Thomson
6 Harold Worrall
7 Frank Morton
8 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal of Little Bob Major: 2 & 3.
RW 2754.0083

Chester Diocesan Guild
Disley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 18 January 1964 in 2h 32 (7–1–8 in A)
5040 Minor (6m)
Being six methods in seven extents: (1) Capel T.B., (2) Kingston T.B., (3) London Scholars’ Pleasure T.B., (4) Sandal T.B., (5) Cambridge Surprise, (6 and 7) Plain Bob.
1 Mary Worth
2 Harold Lonyon
3 Derek F Yates
4 Basil Jones
5 Robert B Smith (C)
6 Frank Osbaldiston
100th peal: 2. The ringer of the tenor has now ‘circled the tower’ to peals.
Rung before a service at Manchester Cathedral for the dedication of a bookcase in memory of Derek Ogden.

Chester Diocesan Guild
New Mills, Derbyshire
36 Parkland Avenue
Tuesday, 21 January 1964 in 1h 58 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven extents (five different callings)
1–2 Barrie Hendry
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Neil Bennett
First peal on handbells: 1-2
Ringing World February 14th 1964 No. 2756 Vol LX page 116
Ringing World page reference: 2756.0116

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 25 January 1964 in 3h 5 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by John Reeves
1 James S Baker
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Raymond J Ballard
4 Paul J Atkins
5 Frank R Morton
6 Walter Sherratt
7 Roy Worrall
8 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal on eight bells for the treble.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Wednesday, 5 February 1964 in 2h 56 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Doubles (4m/1v)
Being 960 each of Rev. Canterbury Pleasure, Plain Bob, April Day, Rev. St. Bartholomew and 1,200 Grandsire.
1 David Harradine
2 F George Forrester
3 Robert Barratt
4 Brian Schofield
5 Ernest Pimlott (C)
6 George Barber
25th peal together: 4 & 5.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 8 February 1964 in 3h 4 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 J David Atkinson
2 Harold C Lonyon
3 Frank Osbaldiston
4 Robert J Warrilow
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 John Worth
7 Edward Jenkins
8 Alan A Potts
9 Basil Jones
10 Robert B Smith

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Saturday, 8 February 1964 in 3h 26 (20–2–4 in D)
5056 Wembley Surprise Major
Composed by C W Roberts
1 Sidney Hough (Jun)
2 Tudor P Edwards
3 Neil Bennett
4 Derek A Ashton (C)
5 Alan Sharples
6 John Robinson
7 Denis Mottershead
8 Frederick Shallcross
First peal in the method: 4 & 5
RW 2758.0146

Chester Diocesan Guild
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Saturday, 29 February 1964 in 3h 19 (24–0–7)
5040 Little Bob Royal
Composed by F W Grocott
1 David Vincent
2 Bernard Moss
3 Norman Tompkins
4 Victor Neal
5 John Ryder
6 Sydney G Osbourne
7 Harold Worrall (C)
8 Michael Thompson
9 Christopher Jones
10 Harry W Howard
First peal of Little Bob Royal: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ringing world: 2767.0297
Ringing World page reference: 2767.0297

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 29 February 1964 in 2h 45 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
In four methods, being 2,560 Bristol, 1,600 London, 448 Cambridge and 448 Superlative; with 115 changes of method.
Composed by James Topp
1 Basil Jones
2 Edward Jenkins
3 Harold C Lonyon
4 Alan A Potts
5 John Worth
6 A Peter Whitehead
7 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
8 J David Atkinson
Rung in honour of the birth of a son to H.R.H. Princess Alexandra and Mr. Angus Ogilvy

Chester Diocesan Guild
Birkenhead, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 29 February 1964 in 2h 38 (11–0–9)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (2m)
Being three extents of Oxford and four of Kent.
1 Anthony P Foster
2 Michael Pilgrim
3 V David Jenner
4 F Leslie Coventry
5 Alexander J Martin (C)
6 Brian D Threlfall
First peal attempt: 1
First of Minor: 2
First of Minor inside: 3
First of Treble Bob: 4

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
20 Tytherington Court
Sunday, 8 March 1964 in 2h 9 (12 in F)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Nathan J Pitstow
1–2 Frederick Shallcross
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Peter J Staniforth
7–8 Robert B Smith (C)
First peal of Surprise on handbells: 1-2 and 3-4
First of Surprise on handbells for the Guild
Ringing World March 27th 1964 No. 2762 Vol. LX page 213
Ringing World page reference: 2762.0213

Chester Diocesan Guild
New Mills, Derbyshire
36 Parkland Avenue
Tuesday, 10 March 1964 in 2h 18
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Harry Hendry
3–4 Robert B Smith
5–6 Neil Bennett
7–8 Derek A Ashton (C)
First handbell peal on eight: 1-2
First handbell peal as conductor
Ringing World May 1st 1964 No. 2767 Vol. LX page 301
Ringing World page reference: 2767.0301

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Friday, 13 March 1964 in 2h 44 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Consisting of seven different 720’s
1 Robert Barratt
2 Ernest Pimlott
3 F George Forrester
4 Brian Schofield
5 Harry W Howard (C)
6 Peter W Horn
25th peal together: 1, 2 & 3. 25th peal together: 2 & 5.
Rung in honour of the birth of a third son to H.M. the Queen and H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Wednesday, 18 March 1964 in 3h 2 (13–0–0)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (25m)
(1) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal, St. Werburgh and Abbeyville Delight; (2) Willesden, Newdigate, College Bob IV, Old Oxford and Marple Delight; (3) College Exercise, Norbury, Ockley, Duke of Norfolk and Morning Star Treble B o b ; (4) Charlwood, Neasden, St. Albans, Wragby and Braintree Delight; (5) Capel, Sandal, London Scholars’ Pleasure and Kingston Treble B o b ; (6) Oxford, (7) Morning Star.
1 David Vincent
2 Sidney Hough Jnr
3 Ernest Pimlott
4 Alan Sharples
5 John Robinson
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
1st Peal in 25 methods (3 & 5)
Peal rung in honour of the birth of a third son to H.M. the Queen and H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 21 March 1964 in 2h 53 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5280 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by E A Barnett
1 C Kenneth Lewis
2 Edward Jenkins
3 Eileen M Fearn
4 Carol Fernley
5 Robert J Warrilow
6 A Peter Whitehead
7 Basil Jones (C)
8 Robert B Smith

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bollington, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 22 March 1964 in 2h 42 (16–3–6)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Derek F Yates
2 Edward F Potts
3 John Worth (C)
4 Edmund Shuttleworth
5 Alan McFall
6 Basil Jones
7 Alan A Potts
8 Robert B Smith
Rung fully-muffled in memoriam John Moss (96), who for over 70 years was a ringer at this tower and leader for 62 years.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Astbury, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 28 March 1964 in 2h 40 (12–0–20 in G♯)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
Being seven extents in seven methods: (1) Bourne (2) Ipswich (3) Durham (4) York (5) Beverley (6) Surfleet (7) Cambridge
1 Christine Birks
2 Norman Sherratt (C)
3 Harold Dowler
4 Walter Sherratt
5 Charles A S Webb
6 Roy Worrall
First peal: 1
First of seven Surprise Minor: 3
Ringing World April 17th 1964 No. 2765 Vol. LX page 260

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 3 April 1964 in 2h 58 (8–1–2 in G)
5280 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Norman Sherratt
2 Frank R Morton
3 Dennis Latham
4 Walter Sherratt
5 Richard Wharton
6 Barry Corbishley
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First peal of Surprise inside: 2
First peal: 5
100th peal: 8
Ringing World April 17th 1964 No. 2764 Vol. LX page 259

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 4 April 1964 in 3h 19 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Belgrave Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Derek F Yates
2 Harold C Lonyon
3 Basil Jones (C)
4 Alan McFall
5 Robert J Warrilow
6 John Worth
7 Edward Jenkins
8 C Kenneth Lewis
9 Alan A Potts
10 Robert B Smith
First peal of Surprise Royal : Treble and 4.
First peal of Belgrave Surprise Royal : 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 4 April 1964 in 2h 32 (6 in B♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Consisting of seven different extents
1 Brian Schofield
2 Roger H Steer
3 Ernest Pimlott
4 Douglas F Welch
5 Victor Neal
6 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal away from treble: 2
First peal: 4
A farewell peal to the Rev Canon W H Bolton, F.Ph.S., who is leaving the parish after 34 years
Ringing World April 24th 1964 No. 2766 Vol LX page 282

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 7 April 1964 in 2h 46 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Derek F Yates
2 Ernest Pimlott
3 Eileen M Fearn
4 Carol Fernley
5 Brian Schofield
6 Alan McFall
7 Robert J Warrilow
8 Robert B Smith (C)
First peal of Surprise ‘inside’: 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 11 April 1964 in 2h 52 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Heywood's variation
1 Barry Corbishley
2 Ivor R Nichols
3 Walter Sherratt
4 Norman Sherratt
5 E Marion Key
6 Roy Worrall
7 Barnabas G Key (C)
8 Brian Schofield

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 14 April 1964 in 2h 48 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5152 Derby Surprise Major
1 Kathleen Pilsbury
2 Eileen M Fearn
3 Basil Jones (C)
4 Carol Fernley
5 Derek F Yates
6 Robert B Smith
7 Alan McFall
8 William H Dowse
In memoriam Sidney Hough, interred this day at Knutsford.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 15 April 1964 in 2h 58 (16–1–5 in E)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Johnson's Variation
1 Michael Thomson
2 John Ryder
3 David Vincent
4 Margaret E Fort
5 Harold Worrall
6 Bernard Moss
7 Harry W Howard
8 John Ashcroft (C)
First peal of Surprise: 1
In memoriam Sydney Hough, sen.
Ringing World May 1st 1964 No. 2767 Vol. LX page 299

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 18 April 1964 in 2h 46 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5152 London Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Harold Lonyon
2 Alan Sharples
3 John Worth (C)
4 Alan McFall
5 Robert J Warrilow
6 A Peter Whitehead
7 Basil Jones
8 Robert B Smith
A 21st birthday compliment to Bernard F. L. Groves.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 18 April 1964 in 2h 53 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (14m)
In 14 methods: (1) Kent Treble Bob, (2) London Surprise, (3) Norwich Surprise, (4) Cambridge Surprise, (5) Morning Star Treble Bob, (6) Ockley, Duke of Norfolk, College Exercise and Norbury Treble Bob, (7) Oxford, Capel, Sandal, London Scholars’ Pleasure and Kingston Treble Bob.
1 John A Booth
2 Sidney Hough jun
3 Neil D Lomas
4 Denis Mottershead
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 John Robinson
In memoriam Sidney Hough, for over 60 years ringer at this church and life member of the Chester Guild.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
20 Tytherington Court
Tuesday, 21 April 1964 in 2h 9 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by E M Atkins
1–2 Neil Bennett
3–4 Robert B Smith
5–6 Giles B Thompson (C)
7–8 Derek A Ashton
A 21st birthday compliment to Bernard F L Groves
Ringing World May 22nd 1964 No. 2770 Vol. LX page 349
Ringing World page reference: 2770.0349

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
20 Tytherington Court
Wednesday, 29 April 1964 in 2h 23 (18 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by H Francis
1–2 Alan A Potts
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith
7–8 Neil Bennett
9–10 John Worth (C)
Ringing World May 29th 1964 No. 2771 Vol. LX page 365
Ringing World page reference: 2771.0365

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 2 May 1964 in 2h 48 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
In four methods, being one extent of St. Clement’s Bob and two each of Cambridge Surprise, Oxford Treble Bob and Plain Bob.
1 David Vincent
2 Denis Mottershead
3 Sidney Hough jun
4 Christopher J Jones
5 Alan Sharples
6 John Robinson (C)
Christopher Jones has now ‘circled the tower.’
Rung for the Knutsford Royal May Day Centenary Festival.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gawsworth, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 2 May 1964 in 3h 9 (11–1–9 in G)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Chas J Sedgley
1 John Robinson
2 David Vincent
3 Peter J Malloch
4 John A Booth
5 Ivor Jenkins
6 Neil D Lomas
7 Derek A Ashton (C)
8 Denis Mottershead
First peal in the method: 4

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 12 May 1964 in 2h 51 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5120 Worcestershire Surprise Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1 Alan McFall
2 William H Dowse
3 Kathleen Pilsbury
4 Derek F Yates
5 Carol Fernley
6 Robert J Warrilow
7 Basil Jones (C)
8 Robert B Smith
First peal in the method by all the band, on the bells, and for the Guild.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Minshull, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Saturday, 16 May 1964 in 2h 28 (10 in G)
5040 Doubles (2m/2v)
In four methods, being ten extents each of Reverse Canterbury, Southrepps and Kennington, and 12 of Plain Bob
1 Howard G Flynn
2 Terence E Trickett
3 James S Baker
4 Anthony R Trickett
5 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal inside: 2
First of Doubles: 3
25th peal for the Guild: 4
Ringing World May 29th 1964 No. 2771 Vol. LX page 365

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 16 May 1964 in 3h 2 (13–3–8 in F)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 John W Griffiths (C)
2 David E Collins
3 Frederick R Evans
4 Trevor Holmes
5 Dennis H B Millward
6 Philip J Evans
7 John S Dean
8 Geoffrey Parting
First peal of Oxford Treble Bob Major: 2,4,7,8
Ringing World page reference: 2771.0363

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 20 May 1964 in 2h 48 (8–1–2 in G)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
2880 Yorkshire, 2176 Cambridge with 90 changes of method
Composed by C Middleton
1 Paul J Atkins
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Harold Dowler
4 Walter Sherratt
5 Richard Wharton
6 Barry Corbishley
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First peal of spliced: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
First of Spliced as conductor
First of Spliced on the bells
For the induction of the Rev T.W. Tate (Rector)
Ringing World June 5th 1964 No. 2772 Vol LX page 384

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 23 May 1964 in 3h (14¾ in F)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Robert Warrilow
2 C Kenneth Lewis
3 Harold C Lonyon
4 Frank Osbaldiston
5 David Atkinson
6 John Worth (C)
7 Alan A Potts
8 Basil Jones
First peal in the method: 5.
RW 2774.0421

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
20 Tytherington Court
Wednesday, 10 June 1964 in 2h 18 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 David Atkinson
3–4 Alan A Potts
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 John Worth
First peal of Plain Bob Major, and first on eight handbells: 1-2
Ringing World June 26th 1964 No. 2775 Vol. LX page 440
Ringing World page reference: 2775.0440

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 13 June 1964 in 3h 43 (26–0–21 in D)
5280 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Alan A Potts
2 Derek F Yates
3 Basil Jones
4 Alan McFall
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 John Worth
7 Richard J Warrilow
8 Harold C Lonyon
9 Frank Osbaldiston
10 Edward Jenkins
11 A Peter Whitehead
12 Robert B Smith
An engagement compliment to the ringer of the fourth.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Wednesday, 17 June 1964 in 2h 50 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Tudor P Edwards (C)
2 Hazel A Arrowsmith
3 Malcolm A Philips
4 Christopher K Cooper
5 Richard S Starkie
6 Thomas W Hesketh
7 John H Fielden
8 John R Bibby
First peal of Stedman ‘inside’; 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 20 June 1964 in 3h 10 (20–0–0 in E)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 Harold Dowler
2 Norman Sherratt
3 F Hector Bennett
4 Brian A Tomlinson
5 Walter Sherratt
6 Barry Corbishley
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First peal in the method: 1,2,4,5,7,8
Rung as a compliment to Cynthia and Roy Worrall on the birth of a daughter
Ringing World July 3rd 1964 No. 2776 Vol. LX page 454

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Tuesday, 30 June 1964 in 2h 9 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Arranged from Pritchard’s
1–2 Derek A Ashton
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Frederick Shallcross
First peal in hand away from tenors: 1-2
A 21st Birthday compliment to William H Dowse of Marple
Ringing World July 17th 1964 No. 2778 Vol. LX page 488
Ringing World page reference: 2778.0488

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
20 Tytherington Court
Tuesday, 14 July 1964 in 2h 7 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven extents
1–2 Derek F Yates
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Alan McFall
First peal on handbells: 1-2
Ringing World July 31st 1964 No. 2780 Vol. LX page 520
Ringing World page reference: 2780.0520

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 25 July 1964 in 3h 8 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 A Peter Whitehead
2 Frank Osbaldiston
3 Derek F Yates
4 Alan McFall
5 Harold C Lonyon
6 Edward Jenkins
7 John Worth (C)
8 William H Dowse
9 Basil Jones
10 Alan A Potts

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 29 July 1964 in 2h 57 (8–1–2 in G)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Denis Heapy
2 Harold Dowler
3 Frank R Morton
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Barry Corbishley
6 Philip G K Davies
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First peal in the method: 1,2,3,4,5,7
Ringing World August 14th 1964 No. 2782 Vol. LX page 550

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 1 August 1964 in 3h 1 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J Carter
1 James S Baker
2 A Doreen Edwards
3 John E Brough (C)
4 George A Packer
5 Ivor R Nichols
6 Frederick S Sutton
7 Roy Worrall
8 Frank R Morton
First peal of Tripkes: 1
First peal of Grandsire Triples: 5
Rung to celebrate the birth of a grandson to George A Packer (4th ringer)
Ringing World August 14th 1964 No. 2782 Vol. LX page 550

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Monday, 3 August 1964 (8–1–13 in A♭)
2528 Plain Bob Major
1 G S Beecroft
2 Alan L Coventry
3 A M Tinkler
4 Robert Peers
5 J D Heron
6 F Leslie Coventry
7 Randle T J Tinkler
8 Alexander J Martin (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 15 August 1964 in 2h 48 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 Derek Yates
2 C Kenneth Lewis
3 Robert Warrilow
4 Harold C Lonyon
5 Alan McFall
6 John Worth (C)
7 John Robinson
8 A Peter Whitehead

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
20 Tytherington Court
Tuesday, 25 August 1964 in 2h 25 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Nicholl
1–2 Alan A Potts
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 John Worth
7–8 Peter T Dale
First peal of Treble Bob on handbells: 1-2 and 7-8
Ringing World September 11th 1964 No. 2786 Vol. LX page 624
Ringing World page reference: 2786.0624

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 29 August 1964 in 3h 39 (26–0–21 in D)
5280 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by Adapted from compositions of G Lindoff and F Dench
1 Sidney Hough
2 Tudor P Edwards
3 Richard S Starkie
4 John Robinson
5 Derek A Ashton
6 Giles B Thompson
7 Neil D Lomas
8 Kenneth J Hesketh
9 F John Nelson
10 Denis Mottershead (C)
11 Geoff D Fearnehough
12 Frederick Shallcross
First peal of Surprise Maximus : Sidney Hough, Richard Starkie, and Giles Thompson.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
At the Church of St Peter
Wednesday, 2 September 1964 in 2h 25 (16 in B♭)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Nicholl
1–2 A Peter Whitehead
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Derek A Ashton
100th peal on handbells: 5-6
Ringing World September 18th 1964 No. 2787 Vol. LX page 640
Ringing World page reference: 2787.0640

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Tuesday, 8 September 1964 in 2h 53 (13–0–0)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Plain Bob Min or (7 extents)
1 John A Creer
2 Carol Fernley
3 Derek F Yates
4 Giles B Thompson
5 Basil Jones
6 Robert B Smith (C)
First Peal (1)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gawsworth, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 19 September 1964 in 2h 57 (11–1–9 in G)
5088 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by W Barton
1 Frank R Morton
2 Barry Corbishley
3 Harold Dowler
4 Paul J Atkins
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 Roy Worrall
7 Robert B Smith
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First peal in the method: 1, 4, 5 & 8

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Saturday, 19 September 1964 in 2h 54 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Leslie N S Smith
2 Alan L Coventry
3 Graham S Beecroft
4 Anthony P Foster
5 Donald Peers
6 F Leslie Coventry
7 James M Pemberton
8 Alexander J Martin (C)
First peal of Major: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
First peal: 3
Rung to welcome Rev. R. J. Johnston to the parish.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 22 September 1964 in 2h 47 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Anne P Smith
2 Shelagh M Coyne
3 Robert B Smith
4 Derek F Yates
5 Revd Christopher J Rees
6 Frank Osbaldiston
7 Edmund Shuttleworth
8 Basil Jones (C)
First peal: 2. 50th of Plain Bob Major: 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Taxal, Derbyshire
St James
Saturday, 26 September 1964 in 2h 41
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 Shelagh M Coyne
2 Anne P Smith
3 Anne Harris
4 Derek F Yates
5 Edmund Shuttleworth (C)
6 John A Harrison
First peal of Minor 1.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Monday, 5 October 1964 in 2h 56 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Doubles (4m/4v)
Being 42 extents: Five each of Reverse Canterbury, Southrepps Pleasure, Clifford’s Pleasure, Kennington, Plain Bob, April Day, and Reverse St. Bartholomew, and seven of Grandsire.
1 David Harradine
2 Leonard Copnall
3 Robert Barratt
4 Brian Schofield
5 Ernest Pimlott (C)
6 Michael Todd
First peal: 6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 10 October 1964 in 3h 16 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Derek F Yates
2 Harold C Lonyon
3 Basil Jones
4 Robert J Warrilow
5 Alan McFall
6 John Worth (C)
7 Frank Osbaldiston
8 Alan A Potts
9 William H Dowse
10 Robert B Smith
First peal in the method : treble and 5.
Rung for the wedding of Mr. William King, a service ringer at this church, to Mrs. M Edge, who is also a member of this church.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 17 October 1964 in 2h 45 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Neil Bennett
2 Derek F Yates
3 Robert J Warrilow
4 John Worth
5 Robert B Smith
6 Alan McFall
7 Basil Jones (C)
8 Frank Osbaldiston

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
St Hilary of Poitiers
Saturday, 24 October 1964 in 2h 42 (8–2–17 in G)
5040 Minor (5m)
Being one extent each of Cambridge Surprise, Kent Treble Bob and Oxford Treble Bob, and two extents each of Oxford Bob and Plain Bob
1 John V P Lochner
2 Joan M Pemberton
3 Marjorie E Webster
4 Vivian T O Boase
5 Charles B Pemberton
6 T Roy Humphreys (C)
First peal attempt: 1
First as conductor
Rung as a farewell to Canon L R Healey on his retirement as Rector

Chester Diocesan Guild
Runcorn, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 24 October 1964 in 2h 53 (15–3–15 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Denis Maddock
2 Harry W Howard
3 John S Dean
4 Cynthia Woods
5 John Ryder
6 Geoffrey Graham
7 Harold Worrall (C)
8 Geoffrey Parting
RW 2795.0765

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 24 October 1964 in 3h 23 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Pudsey Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 William H Dowse
2 Derek F Yates
3 Basil Jones (C)
4 Harold C Lonyon
5 Robert J Warrilow
6 C Kenneth Lewis
7 Robert B Smith
8 Alan McFall
9 Frank Osbaldiston
10 A Peter Whitehead
Rung as a wedding compliment to Mary Worth and John Kerby who were married at Christ Church this day.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
At the Church of All Saints
Sunday, 25 October 1964 in 1h 54 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven extents
1–2 William H Dowse
3–4 Robert B Smith
5–6 Alan McFall (C)
First peal as conductor on handbells
Ringing World November 20th 1964 No. 2796 Vol. LX page 790
Ringing World page reference: 2796.0790

Chester Diocesan Guild
Astbury, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 31 October 1964 in 2h 35 (12–0–20 in G♯)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
In seven methods, being one extent each of London, Wells, Bourne, Beverley, Surfleet, Cambridge and Norwich
1 Norman Sherratt
2 Harold Dowler
3 Barry Corbishley
4 Paul J Atkins
5 Walter Sherratt
6 Roy Worrall (C)
First peal of seven Surprise Minor: 3,4
Ringing World November 20th 1964 No. 2796 Vol. LX page 785

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 3 November 1964 in 2h 51 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Ullesthorpe Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Basil Jones (C)
2 Eileen M Fearn
3 Kathleen Pilsbury
4 Carol Fernley
5 Derek F Yates
6 David L Wilcox
7 Alan McFall
8 Robert B Smith
Rung with the bells half-muffled in memoriam Dr. E. Gwyn Thomas.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Weaverham, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 7 November 1964 in 2h 48 (9–0–00 in A♭)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being two extents, each of Oxford Treble Bob and Kent Treble Bob, and three of Plain Bob.
1 Sidney Hough
2 Rev Christopher J Rees
3 Brian Schofield
4 Douglas F Welch
5 Denis Mottershead
6 John Robinson (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Saturday, 7 November 1964 in 3h 9 (11–0–7 in G)
5152 London Surprise Major
Composed by J W Parker
1 Rosemary Eccleston
2 Sidney Hough
3 Ivor Jenkins
4 John A Booth
5 Dennis Latham
6 Neil D Lomas
7 John Robinson
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
First peal in the method: 4
Ringing World page reference: 2797.0805

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 7 November 1964 in 3h 3 (16–1–5 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Burton's
1 Cynthia Woods
2 John Ryder
3 David Vincent
4 Henry Parker
5 Harold Worrall (C)
6 Peter Horne
7 Harry W Howard
8 Roy Forster
First peal in the method: 1,2,8
Rung half-muffled to commemorate Remembrance Day
Ringing World November 20th 1964 No. 2796 Vol. LX page 785

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 7 November 1964 in 2h 45 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being 16 240’s and ten 120’s
1 Sister Marian Forrester, Palatine Lodge (Blackburn)
2 Bro Eric Roughley, Prov G M Benevolent Lodge
3 Bro Thomas D Roughley, P G, Benevolent Lodge (Rainford)
4 Bro Harry Callwood, Dixon Lodge (Chelford)
5 Bro Ernest Pimlott, P P G M, Dixon Lodge (C)
6 Bro Thomas P Barlow, P P G M, Hope of the Village Lodge
Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity Friendly Society.
Rung as a compliment to Bro. Eric Roughley, during his year of office as Provincial Grand Master of the St. Helens District.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 14 November 1964 in 2h 54 (13–2–17 in F♯)
5040 Minor (3m)
(1 & 2) Oxford TB; (3 & 4) Kent TB; (5-7) Plain Bob.
1 Roger Steer
2 Christopher H Jenkins
3 Rosemary Eccleston
4 Douglas Welch
5 Sidney Hough jun
6 Ivor Jenkins (C)
First peal (age 13): 2. Rung half-muffled for Mr G C Verney (organist), died November 9th, 1964.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 14 November 1964 in 2h 58 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5280 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
In six methods, comprising 960 London, 928 Watford, 896 Bristol and 832 each Cambridge, Pudsey and Superlative, with 127 changes of method and all the work of each method, for every bell.
Composed by Albert J Pitman
1 Derek F Yates
2 John Worth
3 A Peter Whitehead
4 Robert J Warrilow
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Alan McFall
7 William H Dowse
8 Frank Osbaldiston

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marbury, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 14 November 1964 in 2h 49 (7–2–22 in A♯)
5100 Grandsire Doubles
Being six 240’s, thirty 120’s (ten callings) and one sixty
1 Frank R Morton (C)
2 George A Packer
3 John E Brough
4 Terence E Trickett
5 James S Baker
6 Thomas P Barlow
50th peal: 1
First of Grandsire: 4,5
Rung half muffled in memory of William T Holding of Crewe
Ringing World November 27th 1964 No. 2797 Vol. LX page 805

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 21 November 1964 in 3h 23 (13–2–12 in F)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 Paul J Atkins
2 Harold Dowler
3 Norman Sherratt
4 Dennis Latham
5 Barry Corbishley
6 Walter Sherratt
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First of Bristol: 2 and 4. 50th tower for a peal: 5.
Ringing World page reference: 2798.0821

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Tuesday, 24 November 1964 in 2h 30 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 John Worth
First peal of Major in hand: 1-2
50th of Major in hand: 5-6
Ringing World December 18th 1964 No. 2800 Vol. LX page 857
Ringing World page reference: 2800.0857

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Wirral
St Mary
Saturday, 28 November 1964 in 2h 56 (16–2–2 in F)
5024 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by C W Roberts
1 Lester L Gray
2 John H Fielden (C)
3 Hazel A Arrowsmith
4 David G Wilford
5 Thomas W Hesketh
6 Christopher K Cooper
7 Richard S Starkie
8 Tudor P Edwards
Rung in honour of the 90th birthday of Sir Winston Spencer Churchill, K.G. (30/11/1964)
Also as an 82nd birthday compliment to Mr. Lester L. Gray.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 28 November 1964 in 3h 9 (20–0–0 in E)
5039 Grandsire Caters
Composed by G Hayward
1 James S Baker
2 Yvonne Hughes
3 Paul J Atkins
4 Ivor R Nichols
5 Gerald Parsons
6 A Doreen Edwards
7 George A Packer (C)
8 Frank R Morton
9 Roy Worrall
10 Clifford A Thomas
First peal on ten bells: 1,5
Rung as a 30th birthday compliment to Clifford A Thomas
Ringing World December 11th 1964 No. 2799 Vol. LX page 838

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 1 December 1964 in 2h 47 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Inverness-Shire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 David L Wilcox
2 Carol Fernley
3 Eileen M Fearn
4 Derek F Yates
5 Basil Jones (C)
6 William H Dowse
7 Alan McFall
8 Robert B Smith

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 5 December 1964 in 2h 58 (18–0–11 in E)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen Ivin
1 Malcolm A Phillips
2 John H Fielding (C)
3 Richard S Starkie
4 Christopher K Cooper
5 John Robinson
6 Kenneth J Hesketh
7 Jeffrey J Fox
8 Tudor P Edwards
First peal of Bristol: 4 & 7.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 11 December 1964 in 2h 56 (8–1–2 in G)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (3m)
Being 1728 each of Cambridge, Yorkshire and 1600 of Superlative, with 107 changes of method and all the work of each method for every bell Middleton’s
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Frank R Morton
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Harold Dowler
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Walter Sherratt
6 Barry Corbishley
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First peal of three spliced by all the band
Ringing World December 25th 1964 No. 2801 Vol LX page 869

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 26 December 1964 in 3h 43 (26–0–21 in D)
5280 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Frank Osbaldiston
2 Derek F Yates
3 William H Dowse
4 Harold C Lonyon
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 John Worth
7 Alan McFall
8 Basil Jones
9 Ernest Bennett
10 Brian J Woodruffe
11 A Peter Whitehead
12 Robert B Smith

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Monday, 28 December 1964 in 2h 25 (7–1–12)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Being seven extents
1 Alec Osbaldiston
2 Derek F Yates
3 Frank Osbaldiston
4 William H Dowse
5 Alan McFall
6 Basil Jones (C)
Derek F. Yates has now completed the Cambridge ‘family’.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 28 December 1964 in 3h 9 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Alan J Brown
1 David Vincent
2 Barbara M Bangham
3 John O Freeman
4 David Hogg
5 Brian Gibson
6 T Michael Freeman
7 Allen Twyman
8 Alan J Brown (C)
First peal on the bells, which were dedicated on December 12th.
Rung by the local band.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Wednesday, 30 December 1964 in 2h 40 (19 in F)
5280 Treble Bob Major (2m)
Worcester variation
Composed by Ernest Morris
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Robert B Smith
5–6 Brian J Woodruffe (C)
7–8 Giles B Thompson
First peal of Treble Bob on handbells: 1-2
First of Kent and Oxford TB Major on handbells by all
Ringing World January 22nd 1965 No. 2805 Vol. LXI page 68
Ringing World page reference: 2805.0068