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Chester Diocesan Guild
Woodchurch, Wirral
Holy Cross
Wednesday, 4 January 1967 in 2h 28 (9–1–3)
5040 Doubles (10m/v)
Being four extents each of St. Simon, Eynsham. St. Andrew, St. Martin, St. Leonard, St John. Plain Bob, April Day, Clifford’s Pleasure and six extents of Grandsire.
1 Alan G Glass
2 Ronald F Cleaver
3 William Hall
4 Andrew P Wilkinson
5 Alexander J Martin (C)
6 Duncan J Anderson
First peal: 1,2 and 6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 14 January 1967 in 2h 31 (11 in F♯)
5040 Minor
3 Extents Kent T.B., 4 Extents Plain Bob
1 Keith W Eaton
2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3 Leon A Perry
4 John E Brough
5 John R Scott
6 Frank R Morton (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Tuesday, 17 January 1967 in 2h 11 (15 in C)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 Frank Osbaldiston
3–4 Gerald Moorhouse
5–6 Alan McFall
7–8 Robert B Smith (C)
First peal of Treble Bob on an inside pair: 5-6
Ringing World February 24th 1967 No. 2914 Vol LXIII page 140
Ringing World page reference: 2914.0140

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 21 January 1967 in 2h 57 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5007 Stedman Caters
Composed by Shirley Burton (CCC 40)
1 Derek F Yates
2 Derek Butterworth
3 Harold C Lonyon
4 Gerald Moorhouse
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 John Worth
7 Robert B Smith (C)
8 Alan McFall
9 Edward Jenkins
10 E Vivian Williams
First peal on ten on tower bells : 4
Rung as a welcome to a son (David Martin) for Mr. and Mrs. Ivor Nichols.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 21 January 1967 in 2h 54 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being 30 120’s (10 callings) and six 240’s
1 Carole Street
2 Robert Barratt
3 Ernest Pimlott (C)
4 Denis N Heapy
5 Barry Corbishley
6 Philip Widdows
First peal: 1 & 6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Astbury, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 21 January 1967 in 2h 40 (12–0–20 in G♯)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
In seven methods, being one extent each of London, Wells, Durham, York, Beverley, Cambridge and Norwich
1 Philip A Beckett
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Geoffrey Gardner
4 Harold Dowler
5 Dennis Latham (C)
6 Roy Worrall
Rung as a compliment to Rosalie and Ivor Nichols on the birth of a son, David Martin
Ringing World February 10th 1967 No. 2912 Vol LXIII page 101

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 24 January 1967 in 2h 54 (15 in C)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Alan A Potts
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Robert B Smith
7–8 Alan McFall
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
11–12 John Worth (C)
First peal on 12 handbells as conductor
Ringing World February 24th 1967 No. 2914 Vol. LXIII page 140
Ringing World page reference: 2914.0140

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 28 January 1967 in 2h 54 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J.R. Pritchard
1 Robert B Smith
2 John Jessup
3 Gerald Moorhouse
4 Derek F Yates
5 Alan B Rothwell
6 Arthur E Whiting
7 Alan McFall (C)
8 Frank Osbaldiston
1st peal for 2. 1st peal of Major for 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Tuesday, 31 January 1967 in 2h 43 (15 in C)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 Frank Osbaldiston
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Alan McFall
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
First peal of Oxford Treble Bob Royal on handbells: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8
Ringing World March 10th 1967 No. 2916 Vol. LXIII page 173
Ringing World page reference: 2916.0173

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wrenbury, Cheshire
St Margaret
Saturday, 4 February 1967 in 2h 41 (11–3–4 in F♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
Bring one extent Single Oxford and two each of Kent TB, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob
1 John E Brough
2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3 Leon A Perry
4 Keith W Eaton
5 John R Scott
6 Frank R Morton (C)
50th peal together: 1,6
25th peal together: 2,3
25th peal: 3
25th peal together: 3,6
The treble ringer has now circled the tower
Ringing World March 3rd 1967 No. 2915 Vol. LXIII page 153

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 4 February 1967 in 2h 46 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Derek Estcourt
2 David A Godfrey
3 Brian Schofield
4 Adrian Hough
5 Geoffrey Green
6 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal of Minor: 1.
Rung as a birthday compliment to the wife of the conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 4 February 1967 in 3h (11–1–6 in F♯)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton
1 Clifford W Shaw
2 Christopher J Jones
3 John E Bibby
4 Michael Thomson
5 John Moore
6 Harold Worrall
7 John R Bibby
8 Walter Allman (C)
First peal on the bells since being re-hung in 1966

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 4 February 1967 in 3h 10 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Alan J Brown
1 Morris E Brundrett
2 Eileen Moore
3 Derek Cormell
4 David Hogg
5 Geoffrey O Sanders
6 Douglas Kirkpatrick
7 Alan J Brown (C)
8 Allen Twyman
First peal: 1, 3 & 5.
Rung as a compliment to the Rev. Julian A. Cliff and Olive Ann Viggars, who were married at the Church of St. George, Stockport, on the previous Saturday.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 11 February 1967 in 3h 3 (14¾ in F)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by H Dains
1 Keith W Eaton
2 Herbert Sutton
3 John E Brough
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 John R Scott
6 George A Packer
7 Frederick S Sutton
8 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal of Treble Bob Major: 1, 4, 5. First of Treble Bob Major as conductor.
RW 2914.0136

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 14 February 1967 in 3h (15 in C)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Frank Osbaldiston
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Robert B Smith
7–8 Alan McFall
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
11–12 Herbert Heaton
First peal of Maximus: 11-12
Ringing World March 31st 1967 No. 2919 Vol. LXIII page 225
Ringing World page reference: 2919.0225

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cathedral Church of Christ
Saturday, 18 February 1967 in 4h 30 (82–0–11 in A♭)
5042 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
1 Edward Jenkins
2 Alan McFall
3 John Worth (C)
4 Alexander J Martin
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Derek Butterworth
7 Jeffrey Brannan
8 Neil D Lomas
9 Neil Bennett
10 Brian J Woodruffe
11 Robert B Smith
12 Brian Harris
  Basil Jones

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 18 February 1967 in 2h 52 (8–1–2 in G)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Ian M Holland
1 Raymond J Ballard
2 Norman Sherratt (C)
3 Felicity Webber
4 Hilary F Pardoe
5 Gerald Parsons
6 David Midgley
7 Harold Dowler
8 Roy Worrall
100th peal: 1
First in the method: 4
100th peal for the Chester Guild: 8
Ringing World March 10th 1967 No. 2916 Vol. LXIII page 169

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 25 February 1967 in 2h 51 (6 in B♭)
5040 Doubles (2m/3v)
Being ten extents of Grandsire and eight extents each of Plain Bob, April Day, Clifford’s Pleasure and Southrepps
1 Carole Street
2 Denis N Heapy
3 Brian Schofield
4 Ernest Pimlott
5 Barry Corbishley (C)
6 Philip Widdows
First of Doubles as conductor
Ringing World March 17th 1967 No. 2917 Vol LXIII page 187

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bunbury, Cheshire
St Boniface
Saturday, 25 February 1967 in 2h 55 (14¾ in F)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Thomas B Worsley
1 Mrs G H Randles
2 Christopher J Jones
3 Harold Worrall
4 John W Griffiths
5 George H Randles
6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7 Michael Thomson
8 Harry W Howard
Rung as a birthday compliment to H. W. Howard.
RW 2918.0205

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Tuesday, 28 February 1967 in 3h (13–0–0)
5040 Minor (5m)
(1) London Surprise. (2) Kent Treble Bob. (3 and 4) Cambridge Surprise, (5) Oxford Treble B6b. (6 and 7) Plain Bob
1 Peter S Oliver
2 Christine Hale
3 Neil D Lomas
4 Sidney Hough
5 Alan Sharples
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
First peal (2)
Rung with the bells half-muffled in memory of John Worth. Master of the Chester Diocesan Guild

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Tuesday, 28 February 1967 in 2h 53 (15 in C)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Maximus
Composed by John Worth
1–2 Frank Osbaldiston
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Neil Bennett
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 David F Moore
11–12 Alan McFall
First peal of Treble Bob Maximus on handbells: 1-2 and 9-10
Rung in memoriam John Worth, Master of the Chester Guild who died suddenly on February 25th.
He is remembered with affection
Ringing World March 31st 1967 No. 2919 Vol. LXIII page 225
Ringing World page reference: 2919.0225

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Thursday, 2 March 1967 in 3h 15 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5000 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by John Reeves
1 Basil Jones
2 Wilfred Stevenson
3 J David Atkinson
4 Ernest Bennett
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Gerald Farrer
7 Brian Harris
8 Edward Jenkins
9 Hedley Wood
10 Robert B Smith
Rung in memoriam John Worth after the funeral service at this church.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Friday, 3 March 1967 in 2h 35 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 Gordon Wilcox
2 Frank R Morton (C)
3 Keith W Eaton
4 Leon A Perry
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 John R Scott
First peal: 1.
Rung in memoriam Mr. John Worth, Master of the Chester Diocesan Guild.
Ringing World page reference: 2917.0187

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 4 March 1967 in 2h 23 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Robert J Warrilow
2 Christopher J Jones
3 J Anthony Beaumont
4 Michael Thomson
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Alan McFall
Rung in memoriam John Worth after meeting short for Major.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Monday, 6 March 1967 in 2h 58 (14 in F)
5040 Minor (4 Methods)
Being one extent each of Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob, St Clements and four of Plain Bob
1 Olwen Evans
2 A Gordon Lawrence
3 David A Godfrey
4 Victor Neal
5 Reginald W Worrall
6 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal of Treble Bob: 1
Rung half-muffled in memoriam John Worth, Master of the Chester Diocesan Guild

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Tuesday, 7 March 1967 in 2h 27 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Susan Wilcox
2 E Millicent P Lawton
3 Charles W Lawton (C)
4 Hilary L Horn
5 Anthony W Lawton
6 Peter W Horn
First peal 1, Rung fully muffled in memoriam Mr. John Worth, Master of the Chester Diocesan Guild and chairman of the Macclesfield Branch. The ringer of the 2 has now circled the tower twice.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 7 March 1967 in 2h 47 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 Gerald Moorhouse
2 Cynthia Warrilow
3 Frank Osbaldiston
4 Derek F Yates
5 Alan McFall
6 William H Dowse
7 Basil Jones (C)
8 Robert B Smith
First peal of Bristol: 1 & 2.
Rung in memory of John Worth, Master of the Chester Guild, who rang many peals at Norbury.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Tuesday, 7 March 1967 in 2h 50 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being 42 120’s.
1 Carole Street
2 Robert Barratt
3 Ernest Pimlott (C)
4 Harry Callwood
5 David Harradine
6 John Capps
First peal: 6.
Rung half-muffled by the local band in memoriam John Worth, Master of the Chester Diocesan Guild.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
71 Woodville Drive
Tuesday, 14 March 1967 in 2h 56 (15 in C)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Frank Osbaldiston
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith
7–8 Alan McFall (C)
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
11–12 Herbert M Heaton
First peal on 12 bells as conductor
Ringing World May 12th 1967 No. 2925 Vol. LXIII page 332
Ringing World page reference: 2925.0332

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
St James the Great
Friday, 17 March 1967 in 2h 35 (8–3–19 in A)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Minor
Being seven different extents
1 Frank R Morton (C)
2 Christine Johnson
3 Leon A Perry
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 Keith W Eaton
6 John R Scott
First peal in the method: 3
The conductor has now conducted a peal off each bell
The ringer of the third has also circled the tower
Rung as a welcome to the new Vicar, the Rev A.C. Gould
Ringing World April 7th 1967 No. 2920 Vol. LXIII page 237

Chester Diocesan Guild
Waverton, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 18 March 1967 in 2h 33 (8–0–10 in G)
5040 Doubles (4m/10v)
360 each of Grandsire, Reverse St. Bartholomew, Northrepps, Fortune, Reverse Canterbury, Wychbold, Clifford's Pleasure, St. Columb, Southrepps, Plain Bob, Dedworth, April Day, Old and Kennington
1 Gordon K Green
2 Frank R Morton (C)
3 John R Scott
4 Keith W Eaton
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 David Allman
First away from cover: 1
Ringing World page reference: 2920.0237

Chester Diocesan Guild
Rostherne, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 18 March 1967 in 3h 8 (19½ in E♭)
5040 Minor (6m)
One extent Cambridge Surprise, Double Oxford, St Clement's and Plain Bob, Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and Plain Bob.
1 David A Godfrey
2 Christopher J Jones
3 Michael Thomson
4 Brian Schofield
5 John Moore
6 Harry W Howard (C)
Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to the daughter of the conductor, and an 85th birthday compliment to Albert H. Booth, of Davenham.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Congleton, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 18 March 1967 in 2h 52 (13–1–2 in F)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by R W Pipe (2)
1 Philip C Kimber
2 Philip A Beckett
3 T Felicity Webber
4 Norman Sherratt
5 Paul J Atkins
6 Gerald Parsons
7 Raymond J Ballard (C)
8 Roy Worrall
First peal of Surprise Major inside: 2
First peal of Surprise as conductor
Ringing World April 7th 1967 No. 2920 Vol. LXIII page 237
Ringing World page reference: 2920.0237

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 18 March 1967 in 3h 8 (18–0–6 in E)
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Norman Smith
1 G Richard King
2 Sidney Hough
3 Alan J Brown
4 Geoffrey R Gardner
5 Denis Mottershead
6 F John Nelson
7 Dennis Latham (C)
8 Neil D Lomas

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 21 March 1967 in 2h 15 (15 in C)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Bruerton’s 12-part
1–2 A Alan Potts
3–4 Gerald Moorhouse
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 J David Atkinson
First peal of Triples in hand: 1-2
First of Triples: 7-8
Rung in memory of John Worth, whose last peal attempt was on these handbells at the above address on February 21st 1967
Ringing World April 21st 1967 No. 2922 Vol. LXIII page 276
Ringing World page reference: 2922.0276

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Monday, 27 March 1967 in 2h 30
5007 Stedman Caters
Composed by Andrew S Hudson
1–2 Mrs P J Staniforth
3–4 Peter J Staniforth
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Alan McFall
First peal of Stedman in hand: 9-10
First of Stedman in hand as conductor
Rung on the eve of the wedding of Anne P Smith and Edmund R Wilkinson, both ringers at Marple
Ringing World April 21st 1967 No. 2922 Vol. LXIII page 276
Ringing World page reference: 2922.0276

Chester Diocesan Guild
Birkenhead, Cheshire
St Mary
Tuesday, 28 March 1967 in 2h 50 (11–0–9)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (3m)
Being two extents each of Kent Treble Bob and Cambridge Surprise and three extents of Oxford Treble Bob.
1 William Harrison
2 Stephen W J Pasterfield
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 Robert Peers
5 Alexander J Martin (C)
6 Anthony P Foster
First peal of minor: 1 & 2
First of Minor inside: 4
Rung for the birth of Ruth Harrison

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 1 April 1967 in 3h 10 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Alan J Brown (C)
2 Heather Cottrell
3 Jane Reynolds
4 John Moore
5 Allen Twyman
6 David Hogg
7 Dennis H McCormick
8 John O Freeman
First peal: 2. First in method 'inside' and 25th peal: 3. 25th peal for the Guild : 5. Ringers of treble and fifth have “circled the tower.”
Rung as a wedding compliment to Robert Topham (ringer) and Elizabeth Martin.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 7 April 1967 in 2h 39 (8–1–2 in G)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen Ivin
1 Norman Sherratt
2 T Felicity Webber
3 Derek F Yates
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Roy Worrall
6 William H Dowse
7 Basil Jones (C)
8 Brian Harris
Ringing World May 5th 1967 No. 2924 Vol. LXIII page 307

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 8 April 1967 in 2h 47 (13–2–12 in F)
5088 Painswick Surprise Major
Composed by C.C,C, No 23
1 Giles B Thompson
2 Derek F Yates
3 David Salter
4 Christopher Movley
5 Robert B Smith (C)
6 William H Dowse
7 Frank Osbaldiston
8 Richard Inglis
First peal in the method by all the band and on the bells

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
71 Woodville Drive
Saturday, 8 April 1967 in 2h 34 (15 in C)
5000 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Alan F Scholfield
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Richard Inglis
First peal of Royal on an inside pair: 3-4
First on ten handbells: 9-10
100th handbell peal as conductor
Ringing World April 28th 1967 No. 2923 Vol. LXIII page 292
Ringing World page reference: 2923.0292

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Saturday, 8 April 1967 in 3h 15 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5056 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by Arthur Knights
1 Sidney Hough
2 G Richard King
3 Brian Schofield
4 Derrick A Davenport
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Eric Roughley
7 Denis Mottershead
8 Neil D Lomas (C)
First peal in the method; 2,4,5,6.
First in the method as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Sunday, 9 April 1967 (12–0–23 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Susan Wallace
2 Elizabeth Tann
3 Charles F Pocock
4 D J Jukes
5 Margaret K S Newton
6 Christopher J Eden (C)
First quarter: 2
For the christening of Christine Robertson, daughter of the tower captain.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Cheadle, Greater Manchester
St Mary
Sunday, 9 April 1967 in 3h (13–2–19)
5120 Plain Bob Major
Composed by G R Newton
1 Alexander Richardson
2 G Richard King
3 Joyce Grainger
4 Geoffrey R Gardner
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Sidney Hough
7 F John Nelson (C)
8 Neil D Lomas
Ringing world: 2963.0087

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Tuesday, 11 April 1967 in 3h (15 in C)
5004 Kent Treble Bob Maximus
Granta variation
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Frank Osbaldiston
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Alan McFall
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
11–12 Herbert M Heaton
First peal of Treble Bob on handbells: 11-12
First peal of Maximus in the variation by all the band and for the Guild
Ringing World April 28th 1967 No. 2923 Vol LXIII page 292
Ringing World page reference: 2923.0292

Chester Diocesan Guild
Shotwick, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 15 April 1967 in 2h 39 (8–3–0 in F♯)
5040 Plain Minor (7m)
Being extents in seven methods. Double Bob, Childwall Bob, Thelwall Bob, St. Clement's Bob, Double Oxford Bob, Single Oxford Bob and Plain Bob
1 Gale M Starkie
2 John W Griffiths (C)
3 David N Collins
4 Michael H Hodgkinson
5 Dennis H B Millward
6 Geoffrey Parting
First peal at first attempt: 1
Rung to celebrate the birth of a daughter, Ann to Nancy and Geoffrey Parting.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Tuesday, 18 April 1967 in 2h 40 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5152 York Surprise Major
Composed by Albert J Pitman
1 Cynthia Warrilow
2 Derek F Yates
3 Basil Salter
4 Basil Jones
5 Robert B Smith (C)
6 William H Dowse
7 Alan McFall
8 Frank Osbaldiston
First peal of York Major on tower bells: 5. First of York Major on the bells and by all the band except the conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Friday, 28 April 1967 in 2h 19 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Doubles (4m/10v)
In 14 methods/variations, being 360 each of Grandsire, Reverse St. Bartholomew, Northrepps, Fortune, Reverse Canterbury, Wychhbold, Clifford’s Pleasure, St. Columb, Southrepps, Plain Bob, Dedworth, April Day. Old and Kennington
1 R John Burrell
2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3 Frank R Morton (C)
4 Leon E Perry
5 John R Scott
6 Gordon K Green
Quickest peal on the bells.
Ringing World page reference: 2926.0345

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 2 May 1967 in 2h 15 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by A J Corrigan
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Gerald Moorhouse
5–6 Alan McFall
7–8 Robert B Smith (C)
First peal of Treble Bob on handbells: 1-2
Ringing World June 2nd 1967 No. 2928 Vol. LXIII page 384
Ringing World page reference: 2928.0384

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tattenhall, Cheshire
St Alban
Saturday, 6 May 1967 in 2h 30 (12–0–17 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (4m/17v)
Being 240 each of Grandsire, Reverse St Bartholomew, Northrepps, Fortune, Moira, Reverse Canterbury, Cliffords Pleasure, Southrepps, St Columb, Wychbold, Marston, Salwarpe, Broadwas, Plain Bob, April Day, Kennington, Old, Dedworth, Tichborne, Windrush and Norfolk
1 Stephen P Newton
2 John R Scott
3 Keith W Eaton
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 Gordon K Green
Ringing World page reference: 2927.0363

Chester Diocesan Guild
Inveraray, Argyll and Bute
All Saints
Saturday, 6 May 1967 in 4h 7 (41–2–8 in C)
5040 London Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Derek F Yates
2 Frank Osbaldiston
3 Neil Bennett
4 Alan McFall
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Cyril Crosthwaite
7 Michael W Crowder
8 Jeffrey Brannan
9 Brian Harris
10 Robert B Smith
First peal in the method on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Saturday, 6 May 1967 in 3h 18 (20–2–4 in D)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by J A Trollope
1 Brian Schofield
2 Michael Thomson
3 Christopher J Jones
4 John Moore
5 Ernest Pimlott
6 Harold Worrall
7 Harry W Howard (C)
8 Stuart W Bracegirdle
First peal of Plain Bob Triples: 1. First of Triples: 5
RW 2927.0363

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
71 Woodville Drive
Tuesday, 16 May 1967 in 2h 18 (12 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 David Salter
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Alan McFall
7–8 Alan Burbidge
Ringing World June 23rd 1967 No. 2931 Vol LXIII page 442
Ringing World page reference: 2931.0442

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Tuesday, 16 May 1967 in 2h 7 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 William H Dowse
Ringing World June 9th 1967 No. 2929 Vol LXIII page 400

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 19 May 1967 in 2h 40 (8–1–2 in G)
5088 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Christine Johnson
2 Norman Sherratt (C)
3 Felicity Webber
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Dennis Latham
6 David J Midgley
7 Gerald Parsons
8 Roy Worrall
First peal in the method: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Ringing World June 9th 1967 No. 2929 Vol. LXIII page 397

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Cheshire
14 Highcroft Avenue
Friday, 19 May 1967 in 2h 17 (12 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by E M Atkins
1–2 John A Roberts
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 David F Moore (C)
7–8 F Leslie Coventry
First peal: 1-2
First of Major on handbells: 3-4
First handbell peal: 7-8
Ringing World June 9th 1967 No. 2929 Vol LXIII page 400
Ringing World page reference: 2929.0400

Chester Diocesan Guild
Waverton, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 20 May 1967 in 2h 28 (8–0–10 in G)
5040 Doubles (4m/10v)
360 each of Grandsire, Reverse St. Bartholomew, Northrepps, Fortune, Reverse Canterbury, Wychbold, Clifford's Pleasure, St. Columb, Southrepps, Plain Bob, Dedworth, April Day, Old and Kennington
1 R John Burrell
2 John E Brough
3 Geoffrey A Edwards
4 Frank R Morton (C)
5 John R Scott
6 Gordon K Green
Ringing World page reference: 2928.0381

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 20 May 1967 in 3h 4 (13–1–14 in E)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
Comprising 1824 Bristol, 1440 Cambridge, 1056 Superlative and 768 London with 98 changes of method
Composed by H Cashmore
1 Paul J Atkins
2 T Felicity Webber
3 Harold Dowler
4 Gerald Parsons
5 Norman Sherratt (C)
6 Dennis Latham
7 Raymond J Ballard
8 David J Midgley
50th peal: 4
Ringing World July 14th 1967 No. 2934 Vol. LXIII page 499

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Tuesday, 6 June 1967 in 2h 16 (11 in G)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Frederick Shallcross
First peal of Surprise Major on handbells: 1-2
Ringing World June 23rd 1967 No. 2931 Vol. LXIII page 442
Ringing World page reference: 2931.0442

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 9 June 1967 in 2h 42 (8–1–2 in G)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 Phillip A Beckett
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Felicity Webber
4 Harold Dowler
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 David J Midgley
7 Roy Worrall
8 Dennis Latham (C)
First in the method as conductor
Ringing World June 30th 1967 No. 2932 Vol. LXIII page 459

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 13 June 1967 in 2h 38 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by John W Moorhouse
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Robert B Smith (C)
9–10 Herbert M Heaton
Ringing World July 7th 1967 No. 2933 Vol. LXIII page 482
Ringing World page reference: 2933.0482

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 17 June 1967 in 2h 46 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by E Bennett
1 Derek F Yates
2 Jeffrey Kershaw
3 J Colin Ashworth
4 David V Hodgson
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 William H Dowse
7 John H Fielding
8 Edward Jenkins
Rung in honour of the wedding of Carol Fernley, of the local band, which took place earlier in the day.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 29 June 1967 in 2h 34 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Robert B Smith (C)
3–4 Herbert M Heaton
5–6 Alan McFall
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Giles B Thompson
First peal of Royal on an inside pair: 3-4
Rung after meeting with two too many for a peal of Minor!
Ringing World July 21st 1967 No. 2935 Vol. LXIII page 522
Ringing World page reference: 2935.0522

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 30 June 1967 in 2h 50 (8–1–2 in G)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
In four methods, comprising 1824 Bristol, 1440 Cambridge, 1056 Superlative and 768 London with 98 changes of method
Composed by H G Cashmore
1 Joyce Grainger
2 Felicity Webber
3 Geoffrey Gardner
4 Gerald Parsons
5 Norman Sherratt (C)
6 David J Midgley
7 Raymond J Ballard
8 Roy Worrall
Ringing World August 11th 1967 No. 2938 Vol. LXIII page 573

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
In the Belfry of All Saints’ Church
Saturday, 1 July 1967 in 2h 13 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Neil Bennett
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
Ringing World July 21st 1967 No. 2935 Vol. LXIII page 522
Ringing World page reference: 2935.0522

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
St James the Great
Saturday, 1 July 1967 in 2h 18 (8–3–19 in A)
5040 Doubles (3m/11v)
In 14 methods, being three extents each of Cambridge, Reverse St Bartholomew, Northrepps, Fortune, Reverse Canterbury, Clifford’s Pleasure, St Columb, Southrepps, Wychbold, Plain Bob, April Day, Old, Kennington and Dedworth
1 David Allman
2 Frank R Morton
3 Geoffrey A Edwards
4 Leon A Perry
5 John R Scott (C)
6 Gordon K Green
First peal as conductor
Fastest peal on the bells
Ringing World July 21st 1967 No. 2935 Vol. LXIII page 519

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 8 July 1967 in 2h 55 (15–1–16 in F)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Frank Osbaldiston
2 Derek F Yates
3 Robert J Warrilow
4 Alan McFall
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 William H Dowse
7 Basil Jones
8 Edward Jenkins
Rung in honour of the wedding of E. Christine Townend, of the local band, and David C File, which took place earlier in the day.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 11 July 1967 in 3h 3 (15 in C)
5081 Grandsire Cinques
Composed by Arthur Knights
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Alan A Potts
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Alan F Scholfield
11–12 J David Atkinson
First peal of Grandsire Cinques: 1-2, 7-8 and 9-10
First on 12 handbells: 9-10
First of Cinques: 11-12
First of Cinques on handbells by all the band except the ringer of 7-8
The conductor has now completed peals of Grandsire from Doubles to Cinques on handbells
Ringing World August 11th 1967 No. 2938 Vol. LXIII page 576
Ringing World page reference: 2938.0576

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 15 July 1967 in 2h 58 (13–2–12 in F)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by F.H Dexter (No 1)
1 Alan F Scholfield
2 Alan McFall
3 Robert J Warrilow
4 J David Atkinson
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Gerald Moorhouse
7 Robert B Smith (C)
8 Derek F Yates
First peal of Stedman for 4. First peal os Stedman for 8. Completing peals of Stedman from Doubles to Maximus. First peal in the method on the bells

Chester Diocesan Guild
Malpas, Cheshire
St Oswald
Saturday, 15 July 1967 in 3h 2 (15–3–6 in E)
5040 Spliced Plain Major (2m)
In two methods, comprising 3360 Plain Bob and 1680 Little Bob, with 35 com
1 Rachel Williams
2 Frederick R Evans
3 David N Collins
4 Peter K Goodhew
5 Michael H Hodgkinson
6 Dennis H B Millward
7 John W Griffiths (C)
8 Geoffrey Parting
First peal: 1
Rung to inaugurate the church's sexcentenary celebrations
CCC Peal No. 39(a)
Ringing World page reference: 2936.0539

Chester Diocesan Guild
Birkenhead, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 15 July 1967 in 2h 55 (11–0–9)
5040 Minor (2m)
Being one extent of Kent Treble Bob and six different extents of Plain Bob
1 Thomas E Howarth
2 John V P Lochner
3 Robert Peers
4 Richard A Hutchings
5 H Lyndon Hatfield (C)
6 Terence M Fitzgerald
First peal: 1
First of Minor: 4
Rung as a compliment to the tower captain (Tony Fox) and his wife on the birth of a daughter.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
71 Woodville Drive
Saturday, 22 July 1967 in 2h 42 (15 in C)
5064 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Granta variation
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Alan F Scholfield
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Alan McFall
9–10 Richard Inglis
First peal of Treble Bob Royal on handbells: 1-2
First of Treble Bob on handbells: 9-10
Rung in thanks for the birth of a daughter, Lisa Jill, to May and Bob Smith
Ringing World August 11th 1967 No. 2938 Vol. LXIII page 576
Ringing World page reference: 2938.0576

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Tuesday, 25 July 1967 in 2h 30 (15 in C)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Frederick Shallcross
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
First peal of Oxford Treble Bob Royal on handbells: 3-4 and 7-8
Rung in thanks for the birth of a daughter (Lisa Jill) to May and Bob Smith
Ringing World August 18th 1967 No. 2939 Vol LXIII page 592
Ringing World page reference: 2939.0592

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 29 July 1967 in 3h 19 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Basil Jones
2 John Jessup
3 Derek F Yates
4 Michael J Platt
5 Robert B Smith
6 Peter Malloch
7 Alan McFall
8 Jeffrey Brannan (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Sunday, 30 July 1967 in 2h 50 (18–0–11 in E)
5088 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by W Barton
1 Basil Jones
2 Derek F Yates
3 Margaret P Booth
4 Philip G K Davies
5 John A Booth
6 William H Dowse
7 Alan F Scholfield
8 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
Rung as a farewell to John and Margaret Booth and family

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 1 August 1967 in 2h 43 (15 in C)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J Shaw
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Robert B Smith
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Herbert M Heaton
First peal of Treble Bob Royal on handbells: 1-2
First of Treble Bob Royal on handbells as conductor
Ringing World August 18th 1967 No. 2939 Vol. LXIII page 592
Ringing World page reference: 2939.0592

Chester Diocesan Guild
Waverton, Cheshire
St Peter
Friday, 4 August 1967 in 2h 29 (8–0–10 in G)
5040 Minor (4m)
Being one extent of Single Oxford Bob, two each of Kent TB, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob
1 Keith W Eaton
2 A Doreen Edwards
3 Leon A Perry
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 John R Scott
Ringing World page reference: 2939.0589

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Saturday, 5 August 1967 in 2h 45 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by E W Tipler
1 Margaret Wright
2 John Jessup
3 Robert B Smith
4 Michael J Platt
5 Derek F Yates
6 Basil Jones (C)
7 Jeffrey Brannan
8 Alan F Scholfield
First peal in the method: 2.
Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to Jeffrey Brannan.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 5 August 1967 in 2h 28 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Surprise Minor (10m)
Being seven extents in ten methods, viz.: (1) Ipswich and Cambridge, (2) London and Wells, (3) York and Durham, (4) Beverley, (5) Surfleet, (6) Chester, (7) Carlisle.
1 Caroline Stewart
2 Harold Dowler
3 Charles A S Webb
4 David J Midgley
5 Norman Sherratt
6 Roy Worrall (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Derby, Derbyshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 12 August 1967 in 3h 10 (18–2–23)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by Giles B Thompson
1 Basil Jones
2 Alan McFall
3 Derek F Yates
4 Robert J Warrilow
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Robert B Smith (C)
7 J David Atkinson
8 William H Dowse
9 Frank Osbaldiston
10 Jeffrey Brannan
150th peal of Royal: 6.
1st peal of Cambridge Royal "inside": 7.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
71 Woodville Drive
Tuesday, 15 August 1967 in 2h 18 (15 in C)
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by Samuel Wood
1–2 Alan F Scholfield
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Alan McFall
First peal in the method in hand: 1-2
Ringing World September 15th 1967 No. 2943 Vol. LXIII page 662
Ringing World page reference: 2943.0662

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Tuesday, 15 August 1967 in 2h 54 (14 in F)
5040 Minor (4m)
Being one extent Cambridge Surprise, two extents Kent Treble Bob, one extent Oxford Treble Bob and three extents Plain Bob
1 Diane Bentley
2 Reginald W Worrall
3 David A Godfrey
4 Christopher J Jones
5 Harry W Howard (C)
6 A Gordon Lawrence (C)
1st peal of Minor: 1
Conducted by A Gordon Lawrence, except the 7th extent by Harry W Howard
Rung as a wedding compliment to Pamela, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs Harry W Howard and Roy Griffiths, who were married at this church on Saturday 12th August 1967

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Tuesday, 22 August 1967 (12–0–23 in G)
1260 Minor (2m)
Kent T.B. & Plain Bob
1 Thomas E Howarth
2 Margaret K S Newton
3 Susan E Wallace
4 Christopher J Eden
5 Robert Peers
6 D J Jukes (C)
7 Eric R Jones
First quarter: 1 and 7
Rung half-muffled in memory of Arthur Hughes, verger at this church

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Tuesday, 22 August 1967 in 2h 43 (15 in C)
5160 Spliced Surprise Royal (2m)
In two methods, comprising 3440 Rutland and 1720 Yorkshire; with 86 changes of method
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Frederick Shallcross
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
100th peal, first of Surprise Royal and first of Surprise on handbells: 9-10
First of Surprise Royal on handbells for the Guild and by all the band except the conductor
First of Spliced Surprise Royal as conductor
Ringing World September 8th 1967 No. 2942 Vol. LXIII page 642
Ringing World page reference: 2942.0642

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 26 August 1967 in 2h 59 (18–0–11 in E)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen Ivin
1 Wilfred Williams
2 Maryl R Fielding
3 Cyril Crossthwaite
4 George E Thoday
5 David E Rothera
6 Tudor P Edwards
7 A Patrick Cannon
8 Peter Border (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Acton, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 26 August 1967 in 2h 50 (13–0–8 in F)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being two extents Kent TB, two Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and three Plain Bob
1 Frank R Morton
2 John E Brough (C)
3 A Doreen Edwards
4 Leon A Perry
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 John R Scott
Has now completed the circle to peals: 1
Rung for the birthday of Mrs Scott, mother of the tenor ringer
Ringing World September 15th 1967 No. 2943 Vol. LXIII page 660

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 31 August 1967 in 2h 12 (15 in C)
5152 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Alan F Scholfield
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Alan F Scholfield (C)
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World September 29th 1967 No. 2945 Vol. LXIII page 704
Ringing World page reference: 2945.0704

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 2 September 1967 in 2h 50 (13–2–17 in F♯)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (27m)
(1) Oxford, London Scholars’ Pleasure, Kingston, Sandal and Capel TB; (2) Braintree, Wragby, Charlwood, Neasden and St Albans Delight; (3) Abbeyville. St Werburgh, Crowland, Combermere and Vale Royal Delight; (3) Willesden, College Bob IV, Old Oxford, Marple and Newdigate Delight; (5) Morning Star, College Exercise, Norbury, Duke of Norfolk and Ockley TB; (6) Cambridge Surprise; (7) London Surprise.
1 Geoffrey R Gardner
2 F John Nelson
3 Sidney Hough
4 Denis Mottershead
5 Alan Sharples
6 Neil D Lomas (C)
First peal in 27 minor methods: 2. 400th true peal: 4. First peal in 27 methods as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wrenbury, Cheshire
St Margaret
Saturday, 9 September 1967 in 2h 45 (11–3–4 in F♯)
5040 Minor (9m)
In nine methods: (1) Single Oxford (2) London (3) Oxford Treble Bob (4) Kingston and Sandal (5) London Scholars Pleasure and Capel (6) Cambridge (7) Plain Bob
1 Sidney Hough
2 Timothy Wylie
3 J Derek Smith
4 Geoffrey Gardner
5 Neil D Lomas
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
Ringing World October 6th 1967 No. 2946 Vol. LXIII page 721

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 12 September 1967 in 2h 56 (15 in C)
5126 Grandsire Cinques
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Alan A Potts
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Alan F Scholfield
11–12 J David Atkinson
Ringing World October 13th 1967 No. 2947 Vol. LXIII page 742
Ringing World page reference: 2947.0742

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 16 September 1967 in 2h 50 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Minor (2m)
Consisting of two extents of Kent Treble Bob and five extents of Plain Bob.
1 Geoffrey Green
2 Norman Hough
3 David A Godfrey
4 Adrian Hough
5 Brian Schofield
6 Harry W Howard
Rung with the best wishes of the band as a wedding compliment to Christopher J. Jones and Diana Bentley, both ringers at this church, where they were married before the peal attempt.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
71 Woodville Drive
Saturday, 30 September 1967 in 2h 16 (11 in G)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
27 course block reduced
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Bernard F L Groves
First peal in the method on handbells: 7-8
Ringing World October 20th 1967 No. 2948 Vol. LXIII page 762
Ringing World page reference: 2948.0762

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 5 October 1967 in 3h 2 (15 in C)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
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 Brian Harris
11–12 Herbert M Keaton
50th peal of Plain Bob: 9-10
First peal on 12 handbells completing peals of Plain Bob from Minor to Maximus and in hand
Ringing World October 20th 1967 No. 2948 Vol. LXIII page 762
Ringing World page reference: 2948.0762

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 6 October 1967 in 2h 34 (8–1–2 in G)
5056 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by C D Sedgley
1 Geoffrey A Edwards
2 Norman Sherratt
3 T Felicity Ashford
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 David J Midgley
6 Frank R Morton
7 Roy Worrall
8 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
First peal of Surprise: 1
150th peal: 2
First of Lincolnshire inside: 6
Fastest peal on the bells
Rung for the induction of the Rev. Mr Lewis as Rector
Ringing World October 27th 1967 No. 2949 Vol. LXIII page 779

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Cheshire
St Barnabas
Saturday, 7 October 1967 in 3h 8 (23–1–5 in E♭)
5040 Little Bob Major
Composed by H Hubbard
1 Herbet Sutton
2 John E Brough
3 Frederick S Sutton
4 A Doreen Edwards
5 William F Gibbons
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
7 John R Scott
8 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal of Little bob Major: 5, 6 & 7 and as C.
Rung as a birthday compliment to Harold Dowler of Church Lawton.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Tuesday, 10 October 1967 in 2h 35 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Doubles (7m/v)
Comprising six extents each of the following: Plain Bob, Old Bob, Kennington, St. Albans, St Paul, St. Simon and St. Martin.
1 H Amanda Barnes
2 Thomas E Howarth
3 Donald Peers
4 Charles B Pemberton
5 Timothy R Marsh (C)
6 J Richard Roberts
First peal: 1 & 6
First away from treble: 2
First in these methods: 3
First peal as conductor.
Rung as a wedding compliment to David G. Marsh and Miss Ann J. Cole, both being ringers at this church, who were married on Saturday, October 7th, 1967,

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 12 October 1967 in 2h 9 (15 in C)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
In two methods, containing 3392 Rutland and 1696 Yorkshire with 106 changes of method
Composed by Harold G Cashmore
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
First peal of Spliced Surprise Major: 7-8
First of Spliced Surprise Major on handbells by all the band and for the Guild
Ringing World November 10th 1967 No. 2951 Vol. LXIII page 822
Ringing World page reference: 2951.0822

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 14 October 1967 in 2h 54 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by J R Parker
1 David Allman
2 Rosemary White
3 Frank R Morton
4 A Doreen Edwards
5 William F Gibbons
6 George A Packer
7 John E Brough
8 Geoffrey A Edwards
9 John R Scott
10 Brian Harris (C)
First peal on ten bells: 1,2,8
First of Royal inside: 9
Ringing World November 3rd 1967 No. 2950 Vol. LXIII page 799

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
71 Woodville Drive
Thursday, 19 October 1967 in 2h 23 (11 in G)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Alan McFall (C)
3–4 Robert B Smith
5–6 Herbert M Heaton
7–8 Barry Corbishley
200th peal on handbells: 3-4
First of Major on an inside pair: 5-6
Ringing World November 17th 1967 No. 2952 Vol. LXIII page 842
Ringing World page reference: 2952.0842

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 21 October 1967 in 2h 46 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
In four methods, being one extent each of Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob, St. Clement’s, and four extents of Plain Bob.
1 Brian Schofield
2 John Moore
3 Harold Worrall
4 Edward V Rodenhurst
5 Reginald W Worrall
6 Harry W Howard (C)
Rung as a wedding compliment to Mr. Geoffrey Gardner and Miss Joyce Grainger, who were married at St. Mary’s, Stockport, on October 14th.
Ringing World page reference: 2951.0819

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 21 October 1967 in 2h 54 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by S.J.Ivin
1 Margaret Wright
2 Ann Hardman
3 C Kenneth Lewis (Conductor
4 Derek Yates
5 Frank Osbaldiston
6 Edward Jenkins
7 Jeffrey Brannan
8 Basil Jones (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Witton (Northwich), Cheshire
St Helen
Sunday, 22 October 1967 in 3h 14 (14–0–0 in F)
5184 Spliced Major
3072 Plain Bob & 2112 Little Bob with 95 changes of method
Composed by C K Lewis
1 Christopher J Jones
2 David A Godfrey
3 A Gordon Lawrence
4 Reginald W Worrall
5 John Scott
6 Ashley Pugh
7 Geoffrey Green
8 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal of spliced Plain and Little Bob: 2,3,4,5,6
Rung half muffled in memoriam Harry Parker, tower captain at Witton, who died in hospital on Monday 9th October 1967

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Tuesday, 24 October 1967 in 2h 45 (8–1–2 in G)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Edward Taylor
1 Rosemary A Spicer
2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3 Sandra C Spooner
4 Rosemary E White
5 John R Scott
6 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
7 Frank R Morton
8 Keith Rowley
First peal attempt: 3
First in the method: 4,6
150th for the Guild: 7
First on eight bells: 8
Ringing World November 24th 1967 No. 2953 Vol. LXIII page 859

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 26 October 1967 in 2h 9 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Alan A Potts
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World November 17th 1967 No. 2952 Vol LXIII page 842
Ringing World page reference: 2952.0842

Chester Diocesan Guild
Waverton, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 28 October 1967 in 2h 44 (8–0–10 in G)
5040 Minor (4m)
Being one extent of Single Oxford Bob, two each of Kent TB, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob
1 David Allman
2 John R Scott
3 Frank R Morton (C)
4 A Doreen Edwards
5 Edward V Rodenhurst
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
725th peal: 5
Rung in memory of the Rector, the Rev E H Christopher who had been the incumbent at this church since 1955
Ringing World page reference: 2951.0819

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 28 October 1967 in 2h 48 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5120 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Henry Dains
1 G Richard King
2 Sidney Hough
3 Raymond J Ballard
4 Timothy Wylie
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Denis Mottershead
7 Philip G K Davies
8 Neil D Lomas (C)
First peal in the method as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 3 November 1967 in 2h 40 (8–1–2 in G)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
27 course block reduced
1 Felicity Ashford
2 Raymond J Ballard
3 Derek Yates
4 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
5 David Midgley
6 Roy Worrall
7 William H Dowse
8 Frank R Morton
Has now circled the tower to peals: 8
Ringing World November 24th 1967 No. 2953 Vol. LXIII page 859

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 9 November 1967 in 2h 13 (15 in C)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by J W Moorhouse
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World December 1st 1967 No. 2954 Vol. LXIII page 883
Ringing World page reference: 2954.0883

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 16 November 1967 in 2h 20 (15 in C)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
First peal in the method on handbells:7-8
Ringing World December 1st 1967 No. 2954 Vol. LXIII page 883
Ringing World page reference: 2954.0883

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 18 November 1967 in 3h 14 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by H J Tucker
1 David Allman
2 William F Gibbons
3 John E Brough
4 Rosemary E White
5 A Doreen Edwards
6 Frederick S Sutton
7 Barry Corbishley
8 Geoffrey A Edwards
9 John R Scott
10 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal of Royal as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 18 November 1967 in 3h 3 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Christopher M Movley
2 Derek F Yates
3 Basil Jones (C)
4 Gerald Moorhouse
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Edward Jenkins
7 William H Dowse
8 Robert B Smith
First peal in the method: 4.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline
Saturday, 25 November 1967 in 2h 45 (13–1–14 in E)
5088 New Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Nathan J Pitstow
1 Rosemary A Spicer
2 Rosemary E White
3 Richard C L Brown (C)
4 Norman P J Cossey
5 Frank R Morton
6 J Barry Pickup
7 Basil Jones
8 Brian Harris
First peal in the method and on the bells: 1,2,3,4,5
First of Surprise Major: 2
Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to Rosemary Spicer
Ringing World December 15th 1967 No. 2956 Vol. LXIII page 919

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Tuesday, 28 November 1967 in 2h 54 (14 in F)
5040 Minor (4 Methods)
Being one extent St Clements, two extents each of Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and Plain Bob
1 Victor Neal
2 A Gordon Lawrence
3 David A Godfrey
4 Ashley Pugh
5 Stuart W Bracegirdle
6 Harry W Howard (C)
Rung half-muffled in memoriam Albert H Booth, for many years tower captain at Davenham, who died on November 10th 1967

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
St James the Great
Saturday, 2 December 1967 in 2h 29 (8–3–19 in A)
5040 Doubles (9m/12v)
In 21 methods/variations: two extents each of St Simon, St Martin, St Nicholas, Winchendon Place, All Saints, Rushall, Marchington, Grandsire, Reverse St Bartholomew, Northrepps, Fortune, Reverse Canterbury, Clifford’s Pleasure, St Columb, Southrepps, Wychbold, Plain Bob, April Day, Old, Kennington and Dedworth
1 David Allman
2 Leon A Perry
3 John R Scott (C)
4 Frank R Morton
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 William Watkin
Rung as a birthday compliment to Geoffrey A Edwards
Ringing World December 15th 1967 No. 2956 Vol. LXIII page 919

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 7 December 1967 in 2h 9 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
Ringing World January 26th 1968 No. 2962 Vol. LXIV page 69
Ringing World page reference: 2962.0069

Chester Diocesan Guild
Neston, Cheshire
St Mary and St Helen
Friday, 8 December 1967 in 2h 47 (14–2–24 in G)
5040 Doubles (3m/v)
12 extents of April Day; 15 extents each of Grandsire and Plain Bob
1 Derek L M Williams
2 Rona M Cameron
3 Elizabeth L Williams
4 T Henry Norman
5 Alexander J Martin (C)
6 Donald Peers
First peal: 1 & 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 9 December 1967 in 2h 52 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by H J Tucker
1 Roland W Morant
2 Frederick Sutton
3 George A Packer
4 T Felicity Ashford
5 Rosemary E White
6 Ivor R Nichols
7 Frank R Morton
8 Richard C L Brown
9 Gerald Parsons (C)
10 Roy Worrall
First peal as conductor
Rung to celebrate the 21st birthday of Miss Christine Johnson and also her engagement to Mr G Parsons
Ringing World January 5th 1968 No. 2959 Vol LXIV page 9

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 14 December 1967 in 2h 23
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
In five methods, comprising 3392 Rutland, 672 Yorkshire, 480 Cambridge, 416 Lincolnshire and 128 Superlative with 106 changes of method
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
400th peal for the Guild: 5-6
First peal of five spliced: 7-8
First peal of Spliced Surprise in five methods on handbells by all the band and for the Guild
Ringing World January 5th 1968 No. 2959 Vol. LXIV page 12
Ringing World page reference: 2959.0012

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 16 December 1967 in 2h 35 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Thorp
1 Barry Corbishley
2 A Doreen Edwards
3 John E Brough
4 Frederick S Sutton
5 William F Gibbons
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
7 John R Scott
8 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal in the method 5.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 16 December 1967 in 3h 7 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Madeleine McCallion
2 Caroline Stewart
3 Norman Sherratt
4 Gerald Parsons
5 T Felicity Ashford
6 Paul J Atkins
7 Harold Dowler
8 Raymond J Ballard (C)
9 David J Midgley
10 Roy Worrall
First peal of Surprise Royal : Caroline Stewart.
100th peal : T Felicity Ashworth and Harold Dowler.
First of Surprise Royal as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Saturday, 16 December 1967 in 2h 45
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Robert S Morrison
2 Michael P Benson
3 John G Lifton
4 Gilliam M Morrison
5 John B Andrew
6 Alexander J Martin (C)
First peal: 1
First peal of Minor: 2, 3, 4 and 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
At the Church of St James the Great
Thursday, 21 December 1967 in 1h 52 (20 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Doubles
Being 42 extents (four callings)
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
50th peal this year: 3-4
First peal in hand for all
Ringing World January 12th 1968 No. 2960 Vol. LXIV page 31
Ringing World page reference: 2960.0031

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 23 December 1967 in 2h 37 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 R John Burrell
2 David Allman
3 John R Scott
4 Frank R Morton (C)
5 Edward V Rodenhurst
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
Ringing World page reference: 2960.0027

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury (Hazel Grove), Cheshire
In the Belfry of the Church of St. Thomas
Saturday, 23 December 1967 in 10h 32 (15 in C)
19620 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Brian J Woodruffe
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Brian J Woodruffe (C)
5–6 Neil Bennett
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Robert B Smith
The greatest number of changes rung to a peal of Royal and the longest peal in time to be rung on handbells
Ringing World January 19th 1968 No. 2961 Vol. LXIV page 47
Ringing World page reference: 2961.0047

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 23 December 1967 in 2h 27 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Minor (6m)
Comprising one extent each of Norwich, London. Kent T.B.. Cambridge, Oxford T.B. and two of Plain Bob.
1 F John Nelson
2 Christopher J Jones
3 Philip G K Davies
4 Timothy Wylie
5 John Robinson
6 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Cheshire
St Barnabas
Wednesday, 27 December 1967 in 3h 7 (23–1–5 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by J A Trollope
1 Gillian M Morrison
2 Anthony Salisbury
3 James M Pemberton
4 John G Lifton
5 Robert Peers
6 Anthony P Foster
7 Alexander J Martin (C)
8 Donald Peers
First peal of triples: 1 & 4;
First peal inside: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
24 Ridge Crescent, Hawk Green
Thursday, 28 December 1967 in 2h 36 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by James Shaw
1–2 Alan F Scholfield
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Alan McFall
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Robert B Smith
Ringing World January 26th 1968 2962 Vol. LXIV page 69
Ringing World page reference: 2962.0069

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 30 December 1967 in 2h 56 (18–0–11 in E)
5024 London Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Jeffrey Brannan
2 Derek F Yates
3 Michael J Platt
4 Basil Jones
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Alan F Scholfield
7 Frank Osbaldiston
8 J Barry Pickup
Rung as a wedding compliment to Rosemary Eccleston, late of the Poynton band, and Peter Weimer, of Zurich, married this day at Bramhall, Cheshire.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Acton, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 30 December 1967 in 2h 37 (13–0–8 in F)
5040 Minor (4m)
Bring one extent of Oxford TB and two extents each of Kent TB, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob
1 David Allman
2 A Doreen Edwards
3 Leon A Perry
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 John R Scott
6 Frank R Morton (C)
50th peal together: 3,5
Believed to be the quickest peal of Minor on the bells
Ringing World January 19th 1968 No. 2961 Vol. LXIV page 48

Chester Diocesan Guild
Upton by Birkenhead, Wirral
St Mary
Sunday, 31 December 1967 (9–2–8 in G)
1320 Plain Bob Doubles
1 M Wendy H Jones
2 Donald Peers
3 Charles B Pemberton
4 A Wilkinson
5 Thomas E Howarth (C)
First quarter: 1 and as C
Rung to herald 1968, the centenary year of the church and bells.