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Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Friday, 1 January 1965 in 3h 14 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen J Ivin
1 Richard S Starkie
2 Philip G K Davies
3 John Worth
4 Anthony D Sansom
5 Tudor P Edwards
6 Derek Butterworth
7 John Robinson
8 Denis Mottershead

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 9 January 1965 in 2h 55 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5376 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1 John P Fidler
2 Derek F Yates
3 Robert J Warrilow
4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5 Frank Osbaldiston
6 Alan McFall
7 Basil Jones
8 A Peter Whitehead

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bollington, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 9 January 1965 in 3h 2 (16–3–6)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 Neil D Lomas
2 Margaret Booth
3 Brian Schofield
4 Alan F Scholfield
5 John Booth
6 Alan Sharples
7 Denis Mottershead (C)
8 John Robinson
First peal of Surprise: 4.
A wedding compliment to Miss Kathleen Bailey and Mr. James Thornhill, who were married the same afternoon at St. Christopher’s, Pott Shrigley.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 16 January 1965 in 3h 9 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5007 Stedman Caters
Composed by Andrew S Hudson
1 Robert B Smith (C)
2 Peter J Staniforth
3 Derek F Yates
4 Harold C Lonyon
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 John Worth
7 A Peter Whitehead
8 Alan McFall
9 Alan A Potts
10 Basil Jones
First peal of Stedman Caters away from tenor : 3
First of Stedman Caters : 7 and 8.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 23 January 1965 in 3h 8 (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by W E Critchley
1 Harold Lonyon
2 Alan J Brown
3 Robert J Warrilow
4 Basil Jones (C)
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 William H Dowse
7 Robert B Smith
8 John Worth
A birthday compliment to Miss Kathleen M. Lewis

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Monday, 25 January 1965 in 2h 54 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Christine Johnson
2 Eileen M Fearn
3 Kathleen Pilsbury
4 Carol Fernley
5 Cynthia Warrilow
6 John R Gilden
7 Robert J Warrilow (C)
8 Basil Jones
Rung half-muffled In Memoriam Sir Winston Spencer Churchill K.G.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Tuesday, 26 January 1965 in 3h 2 (14 in F)
5040 Minor (4 Methods)
Being one extent Cambridge Surprise, two extents of Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and Plain Bob
1 Ashley Pugh
2 Reginald W Worrall
3 A Gordon Lawrence
4 Victor Neal
5 John Scott
6 Harry W Howard (C)
Rung half-muffled in memoriam Sir Winston Churchill, KG

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Wednesday, 27 January 1965 in 2h 50 (13–0–0)
5040 Minor (6m)
(1) St. Clement's, (2) London Surprise, (3) Kent T.B. (4) Cambridge Surprise ( 5) Oxford TB (6&7), Plain Bob
1 Peter S Oliver
2 Rev Christopher J Rees
3 Alan Sharples
4 John Robinson
5 Neil D Lomas
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
Rung Half muffled
IN MEMORIAM SIR WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL, K.G. Peal expressing the Nation's Sympathy and Gratitude to a Great Leader Born November 30th, 1874; Died January 24th, 1965

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Friday, 29 January 1965 in 3h 1 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 David Vincent
2 Adrian Hough
3 Norman Hough
4 A Doreen Edwards
5 Christopher J Jones
6 Harry W Howard (C)
Rung half-muffled In Memoriam Sir Winston Spencer Churchill, K.G.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 30 January 1965 in 2h 37 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
1 Peter W Horn (C)
2 Denis Heapy
3 Charles W Lawton
4 Hilary L Horn
5 E Millicent P Lawton
6 Anthony W Lawton
First peal as conductor. Rung half-muffled.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Oxton, Wirral
St Saviour
Saturday, 30 January 1965 in 3h 12 (20–1–16 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by J A Trollope
1 Stephen W S Pasterfield
2 Elizabeth J Land
3 Minnie Martin
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 William A Boote
6 John D Heron
7 Alexander J Martin (C)
8 Derek Hobbs
First peal: 1,3 and 8.
Rung half-muffled by members of the Sunday Service Band.
In memoriam of Sir Winston Spencer Churchill, K.G. born November 30th 1874, died January 24th 1965.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 30 January 1965 in 3h 10 (13–2–12 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Bruerton's 12 part
1 Pamela C Baker
2 Derek F Yates
3 William H Dowse
4 Frank Osbaldiston
5 Alan B Rothwell
6 Robert B Smith (C)
7 Alan McFall
8 Anne P Smith
First peal for treble. First inside for 5. First peal of triples for 8

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 30 January 1965 in 3h 15 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by H J Tucker
1 John Cartledge
2 Edward F Potts
3 John Worth (C)
4 Stephen Chapman
5 Harold C Lonyon
6 J David Atkinson
7 Basil Jones
8 Donald Pearson
9 A Hedley Wood
10 Alan A Potts
In memoriam Sir Winston Churchill, K.G. Born November 30th 1874; died January 24th 1965.
Rung half-muffled.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 30 January 1965 in 3h 12 (16–1–5 in E)
5956 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Frank Brayendale
2 Ashley Pugh
3 Brian Schofield
4 Cynthia Woods
5 Harry W Howard
6 Roy Foster
7 John Ryder
8 Harold Worrall (C)
Rung half-muffled in memoriam Sir Winston Spencer Churchill, KG
Ringing World February 12th 1965 No. 2808 Vol. LXI page 118

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 30 January 1965 in 3h 31 (18–0–6 in E)
5280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by E A Barnett
1 David Hogg
2 Frances Fairbank
3 Derek F Yates
4 Allen Twyman
5 Alan J Brown
6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7 John Robinson
8 Denis Mottershead
Rung half muffled In Memoriam Sir Winston Spencer Churchill KG

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Tuesday, 2 February 1965 in 2h 42 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being 2 extents St. Clement’s Bob and 3 each Plain Bob and Kent Treble Bob.
1 Philip H Lockwood
2 Susan E Jukes
3 David Marsh
4 Charles B Pemberton
5 G Martin Roscamp
6 Alexander J Martin (C)
First peal of Minor: 2
Rung half-muffled in memoriam of Sir Winston Spencer Churchill, K.G.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 13 February 1965 in 3h 5 (18–0–11 in E)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 William H Dowse
2 Derek F Yates
3 Harold Lonyon
4 Robert J Warrilow
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 A Peter Whitehead (C)
7 Alan McFall
8 Robert B Smith

Chester Diocesan Guild
Acton, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 13 February 1965 in 2h 50 (13–0–8 in F)
5040 Doubles (4m/3v)
Bring 42 extents in seven methods: six each of Reverse Canterbury, Southrepps, Kennington, Plain Bob, April Day, Reverse St Bartholomew and Grandsire
1 James S Baker
2 Herbert Sutton
3 Gerald Parsons
4 A Doreen Edwards
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 Thomas P Barlow
First peal of Doubles: 3
Ringing World March 5th 1965 No. 2811 Vol LXI page 170

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 27 February 1965 in 3h 28 (26–0–21 in D)
5280 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by F Dench
1 Derek F Yates
2 Harold C Lonyon
3 Basil Jones
4 Frank Osbaldiston
5 Robert J Warrilow
6 John Worth
7 Bernard F L Groves (C)
8 Martin L Howe
9 Alan McFall
10 Ernest Bennett
11 William H Dowse
12 Robert B Smith
250th peal : Martin Howe.
600th peal : Robert Smith.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Fairfield, Derbyshire
St Peter
Saturday, 13 March 1965 in 2h 57 (12–0–10 in F♯)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by W Thornley
1 Geoffrey Gardner
2 Sidney Hough
3 John Robinson
4 Alex Richardson
5 John Booth
6 Peter Wycherley
7 Neil Lomas
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
Ringing World page reference: 2815.0233

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 13 March 1965 in 3h 8 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by George Baker
1 Frank Osbaldiston
2 Derek F Yates
3 John Worth
4 Harold Lonyon
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Alan McFall
7 J David Atkinson
8 Robert B Smith (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 20 March 1965 in 3h 8 (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 (C)
4 Robert J Warrilow
5 William H Dowse
6 John Worth
7 Alan McFall
8 Michael W Crowder
9 A Peter Whitehead
10 Robert B Smith
First peal of London Royal for Michael Crowder.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Wednesday, 24 March 1965 in 2h 15 (12 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Bruerton’s Twelve-Part
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Derek Butterworth
First peal of Triples on handbells by all the band except the conductor
First peal of Triples on handbells as conductor
A birthday compliment to Derek Butterworth
Ringing World April 16th 1965 No. 2817 Vol. LXI page 268
Ringing World page reference: 2817.0269

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 26 March 1965 in 2h 46 (8–1–2 in G)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Arthur Craven
1 Dennis Latham
2 Norman Sherratt (C)
3 Raymond J Ballard
4 Frank R Morton
5 Richard Wharton
6 Ivor R Nichols
7 Barry Corbishley
8 Roy Worrall
First peal in the method: 4
Ringing World April 9th 1965 No. 2816 Vol. LXI page 249

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sandbach, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 3 April 1965 in 2h 47 (13–1–5 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven different extents
1 Howard G Flynn
2 A Doreen Edwards
3 Terence E Trickett
4 James S Baker
5 Gerald Parsons
6 Frank R Morton (C)
Rung on the back six
Ringing World April 16th 1965 No. 2817 Vol. LXI page 265

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 10 April 1965 in 3h 37 (26–0–21 in D)
5280 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1 Derek F Yates
2 Harold C Lonyon
3 Robert J Warrilow
4 Edmund Shuttleworth
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 John Worth (C)
7 Roger J Lumley
8 A Barry Sullivan
9 Leonard Goodall
10 Basil Jones
11 William H Dowse
12 A Peter Whitehead
Rung fully muffled in memoriam the Archdeacon of Macclesfield, The Ven. Tom Clarke, Vicar of St Michael's, Macclesfield, who died April 4th 1965.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 10 April 1965 in 3h 18 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by Charles J Sedgeley
1 John Booth
2 Neil D Lomas
3 Philip Davies
4 Brian Tomlinson
5 Dennis Latham
6 Charles A S Webb
7 Alan Sharples
8 John Robinson
9 Neil Bennett
10 Denis Mottershead (C)
In memoriam the Ven. Tom Clarke, Archdeacon of Macclesfield, died 4th April 1965.
First peal of London Royal : 4,5 and 7

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Wednesday, 14 April 1965 in 2h 19 (15 in C)
5152 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Robert B Smith (C)
3–4 Derek Butterworth
5–6 Alan McFall
7–8 Neil Bennett
First peal on an inside pair: 3-4
First peal of Major on an inside pair: 5-6
Ringing World May 7th 1965 No. 2820 Vol. XLI page 317
Ringing World page reference: 2820.0317

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Wednesday, 21 April 1965 in 2h 6 (12 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Frank Osbaldiston
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Giles B Thompson
7–8 Alan McFall
Ringing World May 14th 1965 No. 2821 Vol LXI page 336
Ringing World page reference: 2821.0336

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 24 April 1965 in 3h (15–1–16 in F)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by P I Chapman
1 Robert B Smith
2 Robert J Warrilow
3 Harold C Lonyon
4 Derek F Yates
5 Alan McFall
6 Frank Osbaldiston
7 Basil Jones (C)
8 William H Dowse
100th pal: Alan McFall.
Source: RW 1965, page 331.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 24 April 1965 in 3h 23 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Philip G K Davies
1 Judith M Corby
2 Lucile M Corby
3 Hilary F Martin
4 Ann Jenner
5 Robert W Hinde
6 Andrew J Corby
7 Stanley Jenner (C)
8 Philip A Corby
Ringing World page reference: 2821.0331

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Wednesday, 28 April 1965 in 2h 39 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by H J Tucker
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith
7–8 Neil Bennett
9–10 John Worth (C)
First on 10 handbells: 1-2
Ringing World May 28th 1965 No. 2823 Vol LXI page 369
Ringing World page reference: 2823.0369

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 1 May 1965 in 3h 15 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Harold C Lonyon
2 Derek F Yates
3 Basil Jones
4 Robert J Warrilow
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 John Worth
7 Derek Butterworth
8 Alan A Potts
9 Alan McFall
10 A Peter Whitehead

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 1 May 1965 in 2h 46 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Consisting of seven different extents.
1 John F Gibbons
2 Brian Schofield
3 Ashley C P Pugh
4 Ernest Pimlott
5 William F Gibbons
6 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal: 1. First since 1948: 5.
A welcome to the new Vicar, the Rev. J. B. Henry.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Wednesday, 5 May 1965 in 3h 2 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5024 London Surprise Major
Composed by Rev H Law James
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 John R Bibby
3 John Oultram
4 John E Bibby (C)
5 Fred Jackson
6 Cyril Valentine
7 Walter Allman
8 Francis Bibby
First peal in the method 'inside'; 2.
Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to John Oultram.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Sunday, 9 May 1965 in 1h 58 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven extents
1–2 David Wilcox
3–4 Robert B Smith
5–6 Alan McFall (C)
First peal in hand: 1-2
Ringing World June 11th 1965 No. 2825 Vol. LXI page 400
Ringing World page reference: 2825.0400

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tattenhall, Cheshire
St Alban
Saturday, 15 May 1965 in 2h 51 (12–0–17 in F♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
Consisting of one extent Cambridge Surprise, two each of Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and Plain Bob
1 Ernest Pimlott
2 Brian Schofield
3 Michael Thomson
4 Harold Worrall
5 Christopher J Jones
6 Harry W Howard (C)
A farewell peal to the Rev J S Gamon, Vicar of Tattenhall
Ringing World page reference: 2823.0365

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 21 May 1965 in 2h 55 (8–1–2 in G)
5024 London Surprise Major
Composed by Rev H Law James
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 in the method: 3,4
50th peal: 4
First in the method as conductor
Ringing World June 4th 1965 No. 2824 Vol. LXI page 381

Chester Diocesan Guild
Runcorn, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 22 May 1965 in 2h 47 (15–3–15 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Keith Dutton
2 Denis Maddock
3 John Oultram
4 Geoffrey Graham
5 John R Bibby
6 William E Allman
7 Charles ward
8 Walter Allman (C)
First peal: 1
RW 2826.0415

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Tuesday, 25 May 1965 in 2h 44 (14 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Olwen Evans
2 Victor Neal
3 David A Godfrey
4 Christopher J Jones
5 Harold Worrall
6 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal attempt aged 14: 1
400th Peal: 6
Rung as a welcome to the Rev J E Richardson, who was inducted as Rector of Davenham the previous evening

Chester Diocesan Guild
Christleton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 29 May 1965 in 3h 2 (12–1–26 in F♯)
5152 Sedbergh Surprise Major
Composed by 29-course block reduced
1 Sidney Hough
2 Allen Twyman
3 Peter Malloch
4 Neil Lomas
5 Jeffrey Brannan
6 Peter Wycherley
7 John Robinson
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
First peal in the method for the Guild, on the bells and by all the band except the treble and tenor ringers.
Ringing World page reference: 2826.0415

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 29 May 1965 in 3h 10 (18–0–6 in E)
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Norman Sherratt
2 Harold Dowler
3 Walter Sherratt
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Barry Corbishley
6 Roy Worrall
7 Dennis Latham
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First peal in the method: 2 & 4. First in the method as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Wednesday, 2 June 1965 in 2h 55 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 John R Bibby
3 John Oultram
4 John E Bibby (C)
5 Frederick Jackson
6 Cyril Valentine
7 Walter Allman
8 Francis Bibby
First peal in the method; 2,3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Wednesday, 9 June 1965 in 1h 58 (15 in C)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
Being seven extents
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
First peal of Oxford TB on handbells: 1-2
First of Oxford TB Minor on handbells: 3-4
100th peal together: 3-4 and 5-6
Ringing World July 16th 1965 No. 2830 Vol. LXI page 488
Ringing World page reference: 2830.0488

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 12 June 1965 in 3h 7 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 C Kenneth Lewis
2 Harold C Lonyon
3 Derek Yates
4 John Worth (C)
5 Robert J Warrilow
6 Alan McFall
7 A Peter Whitehead
8 Robert B Smith
Rung as a welcome to the new Rector, the Rev Winston Hurlow
Ringing World page reference: 2828.0453

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Monday, 14 June 1965 in 2h 45 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being sixteen 240’s and ten 120’s.
1 Harry Callwood
2 Harry W Howard
3 Robert Barratt
4 Brian Schofield
5 Ernest Pimlott (C)
6 David Harradine
100th peal: 4 & 5.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Wednesday, 16 June 1965 in 2h 56 (13–0–0)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being seven extents, viz.: 1 St. Clement’s Bob, 2 Double Oxford Bob, 3 London Surprise, 4 Kent Treble Bob, 5 Plain Bob, 6 Oxford Treble Bob, 7 Cambridge Surprise.
1 Peter S Oliver
2 Sidney Hough
3 J Derek Smith
4 Alan Sharples
5 Denis Mottershead
6 Neil D Lomas (C)
Rung half-muffled in memory of Mr.John Wheadon, until recently a ringer at this church and formerly of Kent, who died on June 11th, 1965, aged 93 years

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stretton, Cheshire
St Matthew
Wednesday, 16 June 1965 in 2h 50 (9–2–0 in A)
5040 Minor (7m)
Single Oxford, Double Oxford, St Clement's, Plain Bob, Cambridge Surprise, Kent TB and Oxford TB
1 David Vincent
2 Victor Neal
3 Harry W Howard
4 Ashley C P Pugh
5 Harold Worrall (C)
6 John Ashcroft

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 18 June 1965 in 2h 37 (8–1–2 in G)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 Barry Corbishley
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Raymond J Ballard
4 Dennis Latham
5 Frank R Morton
6 Walter Sherratt
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
100th peal: 1
First peal in the method: 4
Quickest peal on the bells
Ringing World July 2nd 1965 No. 2828 Vol. LXI page 453

Chester Diocesan Guild
Astbury, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 19 June 1965 in 2h 45 (12–0–20 in G♯)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (7m)
In seven methods, being one extent each of (1) London (2) Wells (3) Ipswich (4) Cambridge (5) Norwich (6) Oxford TB (7) Kent TB
1 Dennis Latham
2 Dorothy Mason
3 Harold Dowler
4 Norman Sherratt
5 Philip Mason
6 Roy Worrall (C)
First peal in seven methods: 2
Ringing World July 2nd 1965 No. 2828 Vol LXI page 453

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Wednesday, 23 June 1965 in 2h 15 (15 in C)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Brian J Woodruffe
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Derek Butterworth
First peal of Kent TB on handbells: 1-2
100th peal for the Guild: 3-4
First of TB on handbells: 7-8
Ringing World July 16th 1965 No. 2830 Vol LXI page 488
Ringing World page reference: 2830.0488

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sandbach, Cheshire
St Mary
Thursday, 24 June 1965 in 3h 12 (13–1–5 in F)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
H G Cashmore (CCC No. 2)
1 Geoffrey Gardner
2 Allen Twyman
3 Derek Smith
4 Dennis Latham
5 Alan Sharples
6 Neil D Lomas
7 Denis Mottershead (C)
8 John Robinson
First peal of Surprise Major: 3
Rung to mark the ordination to the priesthood of the Rev Christopher Rees, curate and ringer at St Bartholomew’s, Wilmslow
Ringing World July 9th 1965 No. 2829 Vol. LXI page 469

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Friday, 25 June 1965 in 2h 15 (15 in C)
5008 Plain Bob Major
Composed by E M Atkins
1–2 Derek Butterworth
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Alan McFall
7–8 Michael W Crowder
Ringing World July 16th 1965 No. 2830 Vol. LXI page 488
Ringing World page reference: 2830.0488

Chester Diocesan Guild
Runcorn, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 3 July 1965 in 2h 40 (15–3–15 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by H Hubbard
1 Peter Hall
2 John Oultram
3 Denis Maddock
4 Walter Allman (C)
5 Geoffrey Graham
6 William E Allman
7 John R Bibby
8 John Hayes
First peal: 1. Rung for the 61st birthday of Harold Hayes, local ringer and father of the tenor ringer.
RW 2831.0501

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints' Church
Wednesday, 7 July 1965 in 2h 9 (19 in F)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Brian J Woodruffe (C)
5–6 Robert B Smith
First peal of Surprise on handbells: 1-2 and 3-4
First of Surprise Minor on handbells for the Guild
Ringing World July 30th 1965 No. 2832 Vol. LXI page 520
Ringing World page reference: 2832.0520

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 10 July 1965 in 3h 7 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5000 Primrose Surprise Royal
Rung with a fourths place bob.
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 William H Dowse
2 Robert J Warrilow
3 Derek F Yates
4 Frank Osbaldiston
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Alexander J Martin
7 Robert B Smith
8 John Worth
9 Alan McFall
10 A Peter Whitehead
First peal in the method.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 10 July 1965 in 3h 15 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by W Barton
1 Joyce Grainger
2 Sidney Hough
3 Allen Twyman
4 Alan J Brown
5 Peter J Wycherley
6 Jeffrey Brannan
7 John Robinson (C)
8 Giles B Thompson

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Wednesday, 21 July 1965 in 2h 20 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Giles B Thompson
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
First peal for 35 years: 7-8
Ringing World August 6th 1965 No. 2833 Vol. LXI page 536
Ringing World page reference: 2833.0536

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 24 July 1965 in 3h (15–1–16 in F)
5184 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by arr Peter J Wycherley
1 David Vincent
2 Allen Twyman
3 Brian A Tomlinson
4 Philip G K Davies
5 Jeffrey Brannan
6 Peter J Wycherley (C)
7 Neil D Lomas
8 John Robinson
First peal as conductor.
Source: RW 1965, page 550.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 24 July 1965 in 3h 32 (26–0–21 in D)
5280 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Derek F Yates
2 Alan A Potts
3 Basil Jones
4 Harold C Lonyon
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 John Worth (C)
7 Geoffrey Goodall
8 Alan McFall
9 Roger J Lumley
10 A Barry Sullivan
11 Leonard Goodall
12 A Peter Whitehead

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 24 July 1965 in 3h 4 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Gerald Parsons
2 Harold Dowler
3 Norman Sherratt (C)
4 Hilary F Pardoe
5 F Hector Bennett
6 Raymond J Ballard
7 Richard Wharton
8 Barry Corbishley
9 Roy Worrall
10 Charles A S Webb
First peal as conductor on 10 bells.
A wedding anniversary compliment to Mr. and Mrs. B Corbishley.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 27 July 1965 in 3h (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Philip R Johnson
2 Derek F Yates
3 Kenneth R Davenport
4 Basil Jones (C)
5 Giles B Thompson
6 Philip G K Davies
7 Alan McFall
8 John Robinson

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 31 July 1965 in 2h 38 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Michael S Bruce
1 Christine Birks
2 Norman Sherratt (C)
3 Walter Sherratt
4 Charles A S Webb
5 F Hector Bennett
6 Raymond J Ballard
7 Richard Wharton
8 Roy Worrall

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 31 July 1965 in 3h 15 (16–1–5 in E)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1 Alan Twyman
2 Christine Andrew
3 John Booth
4 Neil D Lomas
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Dennis Latham
7 Denis Mottershead
8 Jeffrey Brannan
Ringing World September 10th 1965 No. 2838 Vol. LXI page 613

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Saturday, 31 July 1965 in 2h 50 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Doubles (15m/v)
Being 42 extents in 15 methods: Two extents each of St. Andrew’s, St. Nicholas, St. Giles; three extents each of Clifford’s Pleasure, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, Southrepps, St. Leonard’s, St. Paul’s, St. Martin’s, Eynsham, St. Albans, St. Simon’s, April Day, Kennington, Plain Bob.
1 R Harry Davies
2 Charles B Pemberton (C)
3 Frank B Frost
4 J Fraser Clift
5 Edwin Jones
6 Anthony Fox
First peal “inside.”: 3
First peal in 15 methods: 5
First peal: 6
A wedding compliment to Martin Roscamp (ringer at this church) and Ann Davis, married earlier in the day at Bidston.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 14 August 1965 in 2h 46 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by T Thurstans (Heywood's Variation)
1 Alan McFall
2 Cynthia Warrilow
3 Robert J Warrilow
4 Harold Lonyon
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Robert B Smith
7 John Worth (C)
8 Basil Jones

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Wednesday, 18 August 1965 in 2h 21 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Nicholl
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerard Moorhouse
7–8 Derek Butterworth
Rung as a compliment to Joan Massey, of Macclesfield, and William H Dowse of Marple, on their engagement
Ringing World September 10th 1965 No. 2838 Vol LXI page 617
Ringing World page reference: 2838.0617

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 21 August 1965 in 2h 58 (13–2–12 in F)
5152 Eastcote Surprise Major
27 course block reduced
1 Derek F Yates
2 Robert J Warrilow
3 Robert B Smith
4 Harold C Lonyon
5 Basil Jones (C)
6 Alan Mc Fall
7 Derek Butterworth
8 Frank Osbaldiston
First in the method on the bells and by all the band except the ringer of the 3rd
Rung as a compliment to Joan Massey of Macclesfield and William H. Dowse of Marple on their engagement

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 24 August 1965 in 2h 47 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by W Barton
1 Robert J Warrilow
2 Derek F Yates
3 Kenneth R Davenport
4 John L Shenton
5 Philip G K Davies
6 Basil Jones (C)
7 Giles B Thompson
8 John Robinson

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Wednesday, 1 September 1965 in 1h 53 (15 in C)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Minor
Being seven extents
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
First peal of Kent TB in hand and 100th peal together: 1-2 and 3-4
First peal of Minor in hand: 5-6
Ringing World September 17th 1965 No. 2839 Vol. LXI page 633
Ringing World page reference: 2839.0633

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
St James the Great
Friday, 3 September 1965 in 2h 25 (8–3–19 in A)
5040 Doubles (2m)
Being 42 extents in two methods: 20 of Grandsire and 22 of Plain Bob
1 Leon A Perry
2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3 Frank R Morton (C)
4 John R Scott
5 Terence E Trickett
6 Leonard J Meredith
First peal and first attempt: 1,2,4,6
Quickest peal on the bells
A birthday compliment to Gerald Parsons (Sandbach)
Ringing World September 17th 1965 No. 2839 Vol. LXI page 629

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 4 September 1965 in 3h 8 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5000 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by Robert B Smith
1 Brian J Woodruffe
2 Neil Bennett
3 Basil Jones
4 Harold C Lonyon
5 John Robinson
6 John H Fielden
7 John C Eisel
8 Frederick Shallcross
9 A Peter Whitehead
10 Robert B Smith (C)
Rung after meeting short, Mr Harold Lonyon standing in at very short notice.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 11 September 1965 in 3h 9 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by John R. Pritchard
1 Christine Andrew
2 Joyce Grainger
3 G Richard King
4 Derrick A Davenport
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 John A Booth
7 John Robinson (C)
8 Jeffrey Brannan
First peal for 3rd. A 21st birthday compliment to Geoffrey R. Gardner

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 14 September 1965 in 3h 8 (18–0–6 in E)
5152 York Surprise Major
Composed by 23 course block
1 Reginald M Edwards
2 Neil Bennett (C)
3 David Vincent
4 Christine Andrew
5 David J Baker
6 Edward Jenkins
7 Jeffrey Brannan
8 Derek Butterworth
First peal in the method: 3, 4, 5 & 7.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 23 September 1965 in 2h 18 (15 in C)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Fredek. Dench (CCC No 20)
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Giles B Thompson
650th peal: 3-4
Rung as an engagement compliment to Miss Valerie White and Bernard F L Groves of Maidstone
Ringing World October 22nd 1965 No. 2844 Vol. LXI page 713
Ringing World page reference: 2844.0713

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 1 October 1965 in 3h 8 (16–1–5 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Frank Brazendale
2 David Vincent
3 Michael Thomson
4 John R Bibby
5 Harry W Howard
6 Roy Forster
7 John Ryder
8 Harold Worrall (C)
Rung for the wedding of Mr John D Whitley, Vicar’s warden, and Miss Winifred W Cunningham
Ringing World October 22nd 1965 No. 2844 Vol. LXI page 708

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 2 October 1965 in 2h 48 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being 42 extents (five callings).
1 Diana Bentley
2 Harry W Howard
3 Ernest Pimlott
4 Geoffrey Green
5 Christopher J Jones (C)
6 Brian Schofield
First peal: 1. First as conductor.
Rung for the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels : also a 21st birthday compliment to Adrian Hough, a ringer at this church.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Fairfield, Derbyshire
St Peter
Saturday, 2 October 1965 in 2h 59 (12–0–10 in F♯)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen J Ivin
1 Kenneth R Davenport
2 Sidney Hough
3 Allen Twyman
4 Denis Mottershead (C)
5 Alex Richardson
6 Neil D Lomas
7 John Robinson
8 Jeffrey Brannan
Ringing World page reference: 2846.0749

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Wednesday, 6 October 1965 in 2h 55 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by H N Pitstow
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 John R Bibby
3 John Oultram
4 Fred Jackson
5 John E Bibby
6 Cyril Valentine
7 Walter Allman (C)
8 Francis Bibby
First peal in the method; 2,3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sandbach, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 9 October 1965 in 3h (13–1–5 in F)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Middleton’s
1 A Doreen Edwards
2 Harold Dowler
3 Gerald Parsons
4 Frederick S Sutton
5 John E Brough
6 George A Packer
7 Ivor R Nichols (C)
8 Frank R Morton
First peal of Surprise inside: 3
Ringing World October 22nd 1965 No. 2844 Vol. LXI page 709

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 14 October 1965 in 2h 59 (15 in C)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Neil Bennett
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
11–12 Giles B Thompson
First peal on 12 handbell, completing Plain Bob from Minor to Maximus in hand: 1-2, 3-4 and 11-12
First peal of Maximus: 9-10
Ringing World November 5th 1965 No. 2846 Vol. LXI page 752
Ringing World page reference: 2846.0752

Chester Diocesan Guild
Brereton, Cheshire
St Oswald
Friday, 15 October 1965 in 2h 45 (10½ in F)
5040 Doubles (9m)
In nine methods, being two extents of Clifford's Pleasure, and five extents each of Reverse Canterbury, Southrepps, Kennington, Plain Bob, April Day, Reverse St Bartholomew, Northrepps and Grandsire.
1 James S Baker
2 A Doreen Edwards
3 Terence Trickett
4 Gerald Parsons
5 Frank R Morton (C)
RW 2845.0731

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 16 October 1965 in 3h 23 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by F Barratt
1 Derek Yates
2 Basil Jones
3 Harold C Lonyon
4 Robert J Warrilow
5 Frank Osbaldiston
6 John Worth (C)
7 A Peter Whitehead
8 Robert B Smith
600th peal as conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 2846.0749

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 21 October 1965 in 2h 38 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Robert B Smith
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Giles B Thompson
Ringing World November 26th 1965 No. 2849 Vol LXI page 806
Ringing World page reference: 2849.0806

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 23 October 1965 in 3h 15 (15–1–16 in F)
5152 Sedbergh Surprise Major
29 course block reduced
1 Christine Andrew
2 Philip G K Davies
3 Kenneth Davenport
4 Sidney Hough
5 Denis Mottershead
6 Peter J Wycherley
7 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
8 Neil D Lomas
Source: RW 1965, page 781.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 23 October 1965 in 3h 2 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1 Frank R Morton
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Harold Dowler
4 Paul Atkins
5 Barry Corbishley
6 George A Packer
7 Ivor R Nichols (C)
8 Raymond J Ballard
9 Dennis Latham
10 Charles A S Webb
First peal of Cambridge Royal inside: 3,4,8
First of Cambridge Royal as conductor
Quickest peal of Royal on the bells
Ringing World November 5th 1965 No. 2846 Vol. LXI page 749

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Wednesday, 27 October 1965 in 2h 50 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 John E Bibby (C)
3 Cyril Valentine
4 Fred Jackson
5 John Oultram
6 Walter Allman
7 John R Bibby
8 Francis Bibby
Rung to welcome the birth of a daughter to Pauline and William G. Bibby, a member of the local band.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Wednesday, 3 November 1965 in 2h 44 (13–0–0)
5040 Minor (3m)
Two extents of Single Oxford, two extents Cambridge Surprise, three extents Plain Bob
1 Margaret Whitehead
2 A Stephen Taylor
3 Andrew Harrison
4 Geofrey R Gardner
5 Alan Sharples
6 John W Gander (C)
Rung to congratulate Margaret Whitehead and Ron Warford, also Jean Allen and John Hallett, on their recent engagements.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 6 November 1965 in 2h 57 (14–1–25 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Donald Peers
2 Edwin Jones
3 P Ann Freeman
4 R Fraser Mack
5 Robert Peers
6 David F Moore
7 Alexander J Martin (C)
8 H Stewart Bailey
First peal of Major: 2 and 5.
First peal in the method inside: 3.
Rung to welcome the newly inducted minister, Rev. D. A. Douglass.
Also for the consecration of the first Bishop of Birkenhead and the new Bishop of Stockport.

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Sunday, 7 November 1965 (12–0–23 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 D J Jukes
2 Margaret K S Newton
3 Charles F Pocock
4 Christopher J Eden
5 Susan Jukes
6 Ian M Robertson (C)
7 K G Boyce
First quarter peal: 3 & 4
To mark the consecration of the first Bishop of Birkenhead and the new Bishop of Stockport in Chester Cathedral this day.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Sunday, 7 November 1965 in 2h 37 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Anthony W Lawton
2 Harold C Lonyon
3 Charles W Lawton (C)
4 Hilary L Horn
5 E Millicent P Lawton
6 Peter W Horn
First peal in the method 1,4,6; Circled the tower 1; Rung Kent from Minor to Maximus 2; Rung to mark the consecration in Chester Cathedral this day of the Rt.Rev. Eric Mercer as Bishop of Birkenhead, and teh Rt. Rev. Gordon Strutt as Bishop of Stockport.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Sunday, 7 November 1965 in 2h 58 (13–3–8 in F)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Michael Thomson
2 Geoffrey Graham
3 John F Oultram
4 Harold Worrall
5 Denis Maddock
6 William E Allman
7 John R Bibby
8 Walter Allman (C)
First peal of Surprise: 2
Rung by the Grappenhall Branch for the consecration of the Bishops of Stockport and Birkenhead, which had taken place earlier in the day in Chester Cathedral
Ringing World page reference: 2849.0801

Chester Diocesan Guild
Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire
18 Hill Top Avenue
Thursday, 11 November 1965 in 2h 58 (15 in C)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Neil Bennett
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
11–12 Giles B Thompson
Rung as a compliment to Anne Moorhouse (daughter of the ringer of 9-10) and John B Withers, who were married on October 30th at Cheadle Hulme Parish Church
Ringing World November 26th 1965 No. 2849 Vol. LXI page 806
Ringing World page reference: 2849.0806

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 13 November 1965 in 2h 54 (13–2–12 in F)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Philip G.K. Davies
1 Basil Jones
2 Derek F Yates
3 Frank Osbaldiston
4 Robert B Smith (C)
5 Alan McFall
6 Brian J Woodruffe
7 A Peter Whitehead
8 Michael W Crowder
Rung as a compliment to Joan Massey of Macclesfield and William H. Dowse of Marple who were married at this church earlier the same day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 13 November 1965 in 2h 42 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 Kenneth Davenport
2 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
3 Harold C Lonyon
4 Robert J Warrilow
5 Alan A Potts
6 Edward Jenkins
7 John Worth
8 J David Atkinson
Rung for the wedding of William H. Dowse of Marple to Joan Massey of Macclesfield, which took place earlier in the day at Marple.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 18 November 1965 in 2h 14 (15 in C)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by Joseph W Parker (CCC No 6)
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Giles B Thompson
First peal of Oxford TB Major on handbells: 1-2 and 7-8
25th in hand: 1-2
Ringing World December 17th 1965 No. 2852 Vol. LXI page 856
Ringing World page reference: 2852.0856

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 20 November 1965 in 2h 25
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 A Peter Whitehead

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Wednesday, 24 November 1965 in 3h (12–1–3 in F♯)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1,280 London, 1,280 Cambridge, 1,280 Superlative and 1,312 Bristol; all the work of each method for each bell.
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 John R Bibby
3 John Oultram
4 John E Bibby
5 Fred Jackson
6 Cyril Valentine
7 Walter Allman (C)
8 Francis Bibby
First peal of Spliced; 2,3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 25 November 1965 in 3h (15 in C)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Giles B Thompson
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7–8 Robert B Smith
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
11–12 John Worth
Ringing World January 7th 1966 No. 2855 Vol. LXII page 13
Ringing World page reference: 2855.0013

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 26 November 1965 in 2h 47 (8–1–2 in G)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Frank R Morton
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Raymond J Ballard
4 Barry Corbishley
5 Harold Dowler
6 Dennis Latham
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
Ringing World December 10th 1965 No. 2851 Vol. LXI page 837

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Friday, 26 November 1965 (5–1–24 in C)
1440 Doubles (12m)
1 Robert Peers
2 T R Marsh
3 T Roy Humphreys
4 F Leslie Coventry
5 Charles B Pemberton (C)
A 21st birthday compliment for Sonja Singleton

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 27 November 1965 in 2h 34 (11 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
7 Different Extents
1 Andrew Morrey
2 Iain D Edmunds
3 John E Brough (C)
4 Terence E Trickett
5 Gerald Parsons
6 Frank R Morton
First peal - 1
First inside - 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 27 November 1965 in 3h (13–1–14 in E)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Richard J Parker
1 Joyce Grainger
2 Norman Sherratt (C)
3 Felicity Webber
4 Geoffrey Gardner
5 Harold Dowler
6 Denis Latham
7 Paul J Atkins
8 Roy Worrall
First peal of Surprise Major on the bells
Ringing World December 17th 1965 No. 2852 Vol. LXI page 853

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 2 December 1965 in 1h 49 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven extents
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
First peal of Plain Bob Minor, completing Plain Bob from Minor to Maximus in hand: 5-6
Ringing World December 31st 1965 No. 2854 Vol. LXI page 889
Ringing World page reference: 2854.0889

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 4 December 1965 in 3h 3 (14¾ in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Bruerton's Twelve-Part
1 Leon A Perry
2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3 John R Scott
4 Gerald Parsons
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 John E Brough
7 Frederick S Sutton
8 Leonard J Meredith
First peal on eight bells: 1, 2, 3 and 8. First of Grandsire Triples: 4. First of Triples as conductor.
RW 2853.0869

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Wednesday, 8 December 1965 in 2h 44 (13–0–0)
5040 Minor (4m)
Three extents Cambridge Surprise, one extent each Oxford & Kent Treble Bob, & two extents Plain Bob.
1 Brian Schofield
2 Peter S Oliver
3 Sidney Hough
4 Alan Sharples
5 Denis Mottershead
6 Neil D Lomas (C)
First peal away from treble (2). Rung to mark the completion of 20 years as Rector of Wilmslow by Canon E.D. Reeman

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Saturday, 11 December 1965 in 2h 6 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Joseph W Parker (CCC No 6)
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Giles B Thompson
A 21st birthday compliment to Mrs Pamela McFall, and also for the birthdays of May Smith, Peter J Staniforth and Alfred Ballard
Ringing World January 7th 1966 No. 2855 Vol. LXII page 13
Ringing World page reference: 2855.0013

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 11 December 1965 in 2h 36 (6 in B♭)
5040 Minor (4m)
Being one extent of Cambridge Surprise, two each of Oxford TB, Kent TB and Plain Bob
1 F Hector Bennett (C)
2 John F Gibbons
3 Brian Schofield
4 Gerald Parsons
5 William F Gibbons
6 Frank Morton
First peal inside: 2
Rung for the Silver Wedding of the Vicar and Mrs A A Hughes
Ringing World January 14th 1966 No. 2856 Vol. LXII page 30

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 11 December 1965 in 3h 12 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 Allen Twyman
2 Christine Andrew
3 Sidney Hough
4 Ken Davenport
5 John Freeman
6 Alan J Brown
7 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
8 Neil D Lomas

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 18 December 1965 in 3h 6 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by Charles J Sedgeley
1 Fred J Atkins
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Felicity Webster
4 Harold Dowler
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 Barry Corbishley
7 Dennis Latham
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
9 Roy Worrall
10 Charles A S Webb
First peal of Royal for Felicity Webster.
First of Yorkshire Royal as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 18 December 1965 in 2h 55 (14 in F)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (26 Methods)
(1) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal, St Werburgh & Abbeyville Delight (2) Charlwood, Neasden, St Albans, Wragby & Braintree Delight (3) College Exercise, Norbury, Ockley & Duke of Norfolk (4) Morning Star Treble Bob (5) Willesden, Newdigate, College Bob IV, Old Oxford & Marple Delight (6) Capel, Sandal, London Scholars' Pleasure, Kingston & Oxford Treble Bob (7) Cambridge Surprise
1 Christine Andrew
2 Sidney Hough
3 Brian Schofield
4 Alexander Richardson
5 Neil D Lomas
6 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Monday, 27 December 1965 in 3h 33 (26–0–21 in D)
5280 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Derek F Yates
2 Richard S Starkie
3 Basil Jones
4 Harold C Lonyon
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 John Worth
7 J Barry Pickup
8 Edward Jenkins
9 Alan McFall
10 Derek Butterworth
11 Robert B Smith
12 Peter Border
An engagement compliment to Miss Eileen M Fearn and Mr. James R Castledine; also to Miss Kathleen Pilsbury and Mr. Peter Whitehead.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire
18 Hill Top Avenue
Thursday, 30 December 1965 in 2h 35 (15 in C)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Brian J Woodruffe
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Giles B Thompson
First peal of TB Royal in hand: 1-2
25th peal of Royal in hand: 5-6
Rung as an engagement compliment to Miss Kathleen Pilsbury and A Peter Whitehead, also for Miss Eileen Fearn and J Richard Castledine
Ringing World January 21st 1966 No. 2857 Vol. LXII page 53
Ringing World page reference: 2857.0053

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Thursday, 30 December 1965 in 2h 47 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Plain Minor (3m)
Being two extents each of St. Clement's and Oxford Single, and three of Plain Bob
1 Sonja Singleton
2 Timothy R Marsh
3 Charles B Pemberton (C)
4 J Fraser Clift
5 David Marsh
6 T Roy Humphreys
First peal: 1 & 2
Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to Miss Sonja Singleton and Mr. J. Fraser Clift.