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Chester Diocesan Guild
Shotwick, Cheshire
St Michael
Friday, 2 January 1970 in 2h 52 (8–3–0 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (3m)
12 extents Plain Bob, 16 extents April Day, 14 extents Grandsire
1 David J Horrocks
2 John P Horrocks
3 Thomas E Howarth
4 John Hyden
5 Alexander J Martin (C)
6 James E Howarth
First peal attempt: 1 (12 yrs), 2 (14 yrs)
Ringing World page reference: 3066.0077

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 3 January 1970 in 2h 52 (13–2–17 in F♯)
5040 Minor (6m)
(1) Norwich Surprise; (2) London Surprise; (3) Kent TB; (4) Oxford TB; (5) Cambridge Surprise; (6 & 7) Plain Bob.
1 David Vincent
2 Sidney Hough
3 Timothy Wylie
4 Michael J Platt
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
New Mills, Derbyshire
St George
Saturday, 3 January 1970 in 2h 55 (13–1–0 in G♯)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by H J Howlett
1 Michael Foulds
2 John D Broadbent
3 Peter Broadbent
4 Brian S B Kear
5 Arthur E Whiting
6 Brian S Schofield
7 Alan F Scholfield
8 Stuart I Bamforth (C)
First inside and first of major: John D Broadbent.
To celebrate the birth of a daughter, Rachel Elizabeth, to Jenny and Alan F Scholfield.
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Ringing World page reference: 3067.0097

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
35 Church Street
Monday, 5 January 1970 in 2h 35 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Gerald Moorhouse
3–4 Arthur E Whiting
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 Robert B Smith (C)
First on handbells: 3-4
50th of Plain Bob Major on handbells: 7-8
Ringing World February 13th 1970 No. 3068 Vol. LXVI page 118
Ringing World page reference: 3068.0118

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 8 January 1970 in 2h 12 (14 in D)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 John Gander
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7–8 Frank R Morton
To welcome Rachel Elisabeth, daughter of Alan and Jenny Scholfield
Ringing World February 27th 1970 No.3070 Vol. LXVI page 157
Ringing World page reference: 3070.0157

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 9 January 1970 in 2h 24 (8–1–2 in G)
5056 Ipswich Surprise Major
Composed by Ian M Holland
1 William H Dowse
2 Derek F Yates
3 Frank R Morton
4 Roland W Morant
5 Ivor R Nichols
6 Roy Worrall
7 Raymond J Ballard
8 Ian M Holland (C)
First in method by all except the conductor
Ringing World February 6th 1970 No. 3067 Vol. LXVI page 97

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Thursday, 15 January 1970 in 2h 52 (13–0–0)
5040 Minor (5m)
one each Wilmslow Delight, Cambridge S., Kent T.B., Oxford T.B. and three Plain Bob)
1 Patricia Bates
2 Linda Merrall
3 Denis Mottershead
4 Sidney Hough
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Neil D Lomas (C)
First Peal (1 & 2)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Friday, 16 January 1970 in 2h 9 (6 in B♭)
5040 London Surprise Minor
7 extents
1 Frank R Morton
2 Derek F Yates
3 Raymond J Ballard
4 Roland W Morant
5 Roy Worrall
6 Ian M Holland (C)
First of London Minor:1,3,4
Ringing World February 13th 1970 No. 3068 Vol LXVI page 114

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burbage, Derbyshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 17 January 1970 in 2h 34 (9–0–2 in G)
5040 Spliced Treble Bob Minor (35m)
7 extents, 35 methods: (1) Dover, Fotheringay, Chepstow, Balmoral and Skipton Delight: (2) Ely, Wilmslow, Bogdone, Knutsford and Rostherne Delight: (3) Neasden, St. Albans, Wragby, Braintree and Charlwood Delight: (4) Abbevville, St Werburgh, Vale Roval, Comhermere and Crowland Delight: (5) Duke of Norfolk Okley, Morning Star, College Exercise and Norbury Treble Bob: (6) College Bob IV, Old Oxford, Newdigate, Willesden and Marple Delight: (7) Oxford, London Scholars’ Pleasure, Kingston, Capel and Sandal T.B.
1 John Bell
2 Geoffrey R Gardner
3 Denis Mottershead
4 Timothy Wylie
5 F John Nelson
6 Neil D Lomas (C)
First in 35 methods 1,2,4; First of Minor in 35 methods 5.
Farewell to Rev. C. J. Rees curate and ringer at this church for the past 8 years.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 20 January 1970 in 2h 42 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Alan F Scholfield
1–2 Alan A Potts
3–4 Alan F Scholfield (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Robert B Smith
9–10 Peter Broadbent
First on ten handbells: 9-10
Ringing World February 20th 1970 No. 3069 Vol. LXVI page 137
Ringing World page reference: 3069.0137

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 21 January 1970 in 2h 45 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by Willaim Barton
1 Ronald F Andrew
2 Brian S B Kear
3 Lynda M Deebank
4 Hamish M McNaughton
5 Paul Reading
6 Michael Foulds
7 Richard S Starkie
8 Robert B Smith (C)
First peal in the method for 2,4,6 ringers. A welcome to the new vicar Rev J.L.M. Farmborough M.A

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
10 Eden Drive
Thursday, 22 January 1970 in 2h 35 (14 in D)
5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by B Annable
1–2 David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 John Gander
9–10 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World February 27th 1970 No.3070 Vol. LXVI page 157
Ringing World page reference: 3070.0157

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
14 Highcroft Avenue
Friday, 23 January 1970 in 2h 10 (13 in E)
5184 Double Bob Major
Composed by Robert Peers
1–2 Charles F Pocock
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Robert Peers
7–8 F Leslie Coventry (C)
First in the method on handbells by all.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wrenbury, Cheshire
St Margaret
Saturday, 24 January 1970 in 2h 44 (11–3–4 in F♯)
5040 Minor (6m)
St Clements, Childwall, Oxford TB, Kent TB, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and 3 Plain Bob
1 Gordon K Green
2 John R Scott
3 Roland W Morant
4 Frank R Morton (C)
5 Harry W Howard
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
Ringing World February 13th 1970 No. 3068 Vol. LXVI page 114

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
14 Highcroft Avenue
Saturday, 24 January 1970 in 2h 35 (17 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Robert Peers
1–2 Charles F Pocock
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 F Leslie Coventry
7–8 Robert Peers (C)
9–10 Alexander J Martin
First attempt of Royal on handbells: 9-10

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Sunday, 25 January 1970 in 2h 8 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
7 extents
1–2 Ronald F Andrew
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Peter Broadbent
First Minor on handbells: 1-2 and 5-6
Ringing World February 20th 1970 No. 3069 Vol. LXVI page 137
Ringing World page reference: 3069.0137

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Saturday, 31 January 1970 in 1h 59 (15 in C)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Nicholl
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Alan F Scholfield
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World February 27th 1970 No. 3070 Vol. LXVI page 157
Ringing World page reference: 3070.0157

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Cheshire
14 Highcroft Avenue
Wednesday, 4 February 1970 in 2h 2
5040 Plain Bob Minor
7 extents
1–2 Charles F Pocock
3–4 Leslie Coventry
5–6 Eric J Gilbert (C)
Completes Minor to Maximus in hand in the method: 1-2 and 3-4
Ringing World February 27th 1970 No.3070 Vol. LXVI page 157
Ringing World page reference: 3070.0157

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Thursday, 5 February 1970 in 2h (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
The bells were held in the order in which they were drawn out from under a jacket
Ringing World February 27th 1970 Vol. LXVI No. 3070 page 157

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 5 February 1970 in 2h 7 (14 in D)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 John Gander
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7–8 Frank R Morton
Ringing World March 6th 1970 No. 3071 Vol. LXVI page 177
Ringing World page reference: 3071.0177

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 7 February 1970 in 3h (18–0–6 in E)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1280 London, Cambridge, Superlative, 1312 Bristol, with all the work, 113 changes of method.
Composed by Albert J Pitman
1 Peter Broadbent
2 Giles B Thompson
3 Alan J Brown
4 Robert B Smith
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Frank Osbaldiston
7 Basil Jones
8 Alan F Scholfield

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Sunday, 8 February 1970 in 2h 15 (15 in C)
5008 Plain Bob Major
Composed by John A Acres
1–2 Gerald Moorhouse
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Alan McFall
7–8 Peter Broadbent
Ringing World February 27th 1970 No. 3070 Vol. LXVI page 157
Ringing World page reference: 3070.0157

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 18 February 1970 in 2h 50 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by H G Cashmore
1 Ronald F Andrew
2 Brain S B Kear
3 Lynda M Deebank
4 Paul Reading
5 Hamish M McNaughton
6 William M Taylor
7 Robert B Smith (C)
8 Richard S Starkie

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 19 February 1970 in 2h 40 (14 in D)
5152 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Mrs C K Lewis
3–4 John Gander
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7–8 Mrs J Gander
First of Major on handbells: 1-2 and 7-8
Ringing World March 27th 1970 No. 3074 Vol. LXVI page 237
Ringing World page reference: 3074.0237

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 21 February 1970 in 2h 58 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen Ivin
1 Paul J Atkins
2 Norman Sherratt (C)
3 Mandy McCallion
4 Harold Dowler
5 Roy Worrall
6 Walter Sherratt
7 Raymond J Ballard
8 Charles A S Webb

Chester Diocesan Guild
Runcorn, Cheshire
All Saints
Tuesday, 24 February 1970 in 3h (15–3–15 in E)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Oswald Claybrook
2 John E Bibby
3 Mrs Elizabeth Lowe
4 John F Oultram
5 John R Bibby
6 William E Allman
7 Douglas Lowe
8 Walter Allman (C)
First in the method: 3,7
Birthday compliment to John E Bibby (69) and Walter Allman (60)
Ringing World March 13th 1970 Vol LXVI No. 3072 page 194
Ringing World page reference: 3072.0194

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 24 February 1970 in 2h 27 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Gerald Moorhouse
3–4 Neil D Lomas
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7–8 Peter Broadbent
First on an inside pair: 3-4
Ringing World March 27th 1970 No. 3074 Vol. LXVI page 237
Ringing World page reference: 3074.0237

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
10 Eden Drive
Thursday, 26 February 1970 in 2h 33 (15 in C)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal (2m)
2 methods, 3360 Rutland and 1680 Cambridge, with 84 changes of method
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Alan F Scholfield
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
200th of Royal: 3-4
First of Surprise on a working pair: 5-6
In memory of John Worth (February 25, 1967)
Ringing World April 3rd 1970 No. 3075 Vol. LXVI page 257
Ringing World page reference: 3075.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Saturday, 28 February 1970 in 2h 12 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by E Timbrell
1–2 Gerald Moorhouse
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Giles B Thompson
Ringing World April 3rd 1970 No. 3075 Vol. LXVI page 257
Ringing World page reference: 3075.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 28 February 1970 in 2h 36 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Minor (4m)
1 St. Clement’s, 2 Oxford T.B. Kent T.B and Plain Bob
1 Geoffrey A Edwards
2 David A Godfrey
3 Harry W Howard
4 Ernest Pimlott
5 John Moore
6 Frank R Morton (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Woodchurch, Wirral
Holy Cross
Sunday, 1 March 1970 in 2h 35 (9–1–3)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 John Hyden
2 David C Simpson
3 Nigel P A Goulding
4 Jeremy P Richardson
5 Robert Peers
6 Keith J Walpole (C)
First of treble dodging: 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Tuesday, 3 March 1970 in 2h 42 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by E Francis
1–2 John Gander
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 John R Scott
9–10 Frank R Morton
First on 10 handbells: 7-8 and 9-10
Ringing World March 27th 1970 No. 3074 Vol. LXVI page 237
Ringing World page reference: 3074.0237

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Thursday, 5 March 1970 in 2h 32 (15 in C)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by W E Critchley
1–2 Alan F Scholfield
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 J David Atkinson
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
First of Cambridge Royal on handbells: 1-2
Ringing World April 3rd 1970 No. 3075 Vol. LXVI page 257
Ringing World page reference: 3075.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 11 March 1970 in 2h 44
5056 Plain Bob Major
1 William H Dowse
2 Paul Reading
3 Peter Broadbent
4 Michael Foulds
5 Brian S B Kear
6 S Nicholas Harrop
7 Ronald F Andrew
8 Alan F Scholfield (Arr &Cond)
1st peal for the ringer of the 6th

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Thursday, 12 March 1970 in 2h 42 (15 in C)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by Robert B Smith
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
11–12 John W Gander
50th peal on 12 handbells: 5-6
Ringing World April 3rd 1970 No. 3075 Vol. LXVI page 257
Ringing World page reference: 3075.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 14 March 1970 in 2h 50 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
1 of St. Clement’s, Oxford T.B., 2 of Kent T.B., 3 of Plain Bob
1 David A Godfrey
2 Valerie Jamson
3 John Moore
4 Christopher J Jones
5 Geoffrey Green
6 Harry W Howard (C)
To celebrate the birth of a grandson, Paul Howard Griffiths, to the conductor. (Born during the peal).

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Sunday, 15 March 1970 in 2h 17 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Alan F Scholfield
1–2 Alan F Scholfield (C)
3–4 Gerald Moorhouse
5–6 Robert B Smith
7–8 Peter Broadbent
300th handbell peal: 5-6
Ringing World April 3rd 1970 No. 3075 Vol. LXVI page 257
Ringing World page reference: 3075.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Wednesday, 18 March 1970 in 2h 45 (17)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Robert Peers
1–2 Susan D Cowen
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 F Leslie Coventry
7–8 Robert Peers
9–10 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
First as conductor: 9-10

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Friday, 20 March 1970 in 1h 52 (15 in C)
5040 Minor (3m)
3 methods: 2 Kent TB, 2 Oxford TB and 3 Plain Bob
1–2 Robert B Smith
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World April 24th 1970 No. 3078 Vol. LXVI page 317
Ringing World page reference: 3078.0317

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 21 March 1970 in 2h 58 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by Robert B Smith
1 Ronald F Andrew
2 Brian S B Kear
3 Basil Jones
4 Trevor A Cross
5 William H Dowse
6 Gerald Moorhouse
7 Richard S Starkie
8 M Jack Pryor
9 Alan F Scholfield
10 Robert B Smith (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 21 March 1970 in 2h 50 (20–0–0 in E)
5003 Grandsire Caters
Composed by E C Shepherd
1 Roy Worrall
2 William F Gibbons
3 A Doreen Edwards
4 Derek F Yates
5 Frank R Morton
6 Frederick S Sutton
7 Ivor R Nichols (C)
8 Geoffrey A Edwards
9 John R Scott
10 Roland W Morant
First of Grandsire Caters: 2,8,9
First of Grandsire as conductor
A wedding compliment to John Gibbons and Susan Battersby
Ringing World April 10th 1970 No. 3076 Vol LXVI page 274

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Saturday, 28 March 1970 in 2h 12 (15 in C)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1–2 David Atkinson
3–4 Neil Bennett (C)
5–6 Robert B Smith
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
First of Surprise on handbells as conductor
Ringing World April 17th 1970 No. 3077 Vol. LXVI page 297
Ringing World page reference: 3077.0297

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 2 April 1970 in 2h 25 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by A F Scholfield
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Alan F Scholfield (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Peter Broadbent
Ringing World June 5th 1970 No. 3084 Vol. LXVI page 440
Ringing World page reference: 3084.0440

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 4 April 1970 in 2h 42 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
(St. Clements, Oxford T.B., Kent T.B., Plain Bob, Kent T.B., Plain Bob).
1 Gordon K Green
2 Valerie Jamson
3 Edward V Rodenhurst
4 Frank R Morton
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 Harry W Howard (C)
Circled the tower three times: 4.
Ringing World page reference: 3078.0314

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hayfield, Derbyshire
St Matthew
Saturday, 4 April 1970 in 2h 42 (10–2–21 in A♭)
5040 Minor (7m)
Norwich S., London S., Single Oxford Bob, Kent T.B., Cambridge S., Oxford T.B., Plain Bob.
1 Linda Merrall
2 Eric Roughley
3 Sidney Hough
4 Michael J Platt
5 Philip G K Davies
6 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Tuesday, 7 April 1970 in 2h 30 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Mrs C K Lewis
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 John Gander
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World June 12th 1970 No. 3085 Vol. LXVI page 462
Ringing World page reference: 3085.0462

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Thursday, 9 April 1970 in 2h 59 (15 in C)
5280 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by P Border
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
9–10 J David Atkinson
11–12 Gerald Moorhouse
Completes Minor to Maximus of Cambridge Surprise on handbells: 1-2
First of Cambridge Surprise Maximus: 9-10 and 11-12
First of Cambridge Surprise Maximus on handbells for the Guild and by all except the conductor
Ringing World May 1st 1970 No. 3079 Vol l LXVI page 339
Ringing World page reference: 3079.0339

Chester Diocesan Guild
Fairfield, Derbyshire
St Peter
Saturday, 11 April 1970 in 2h 40 (12–0–10 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Michael Foulds
2 Elizabeth A Hibbert
3 Robert B Smith
4 Gerald Moorhouse
5 Peter Broadbent
6 Brian S B Kear (C)
First peal and at first attempt: 2.
First peal of Minor on tower bells: 5.
First peal of Minor as conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 3080.0358

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Thursday, 16 April 1970 in 2h 44 (14)
5040 Minor (4m)
One extent each Kent Treble Bob, Cambridge Surprise, Oxford Treble Bob; 4 extents Plain Bob.
1 Neil D Lomas
2 Christine Pinnington
3 Linda Merrall
4 Michael Foulds
5 Dennis Latham
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
In appreciation of the work of Rev. F E Smith, who recently retired.
Ringing World page reference: 3084.0437

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 16 April 1970 in 2h 17 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 Frank R Morton
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7–8 John Gander
Ringing World June 12th 1970 No. 3085 Vol. LXVI page 462
Ringing World page reference: 3085.0462

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
6 Ashwood Crescent
Tuesday, 21 April 1970 in 2h 15 (15 in C)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by J W Moorhouse
1–2 John W Gander
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
First of Double Norwich on handbells: 1-2 and 7-8
Ringing World May 22nd 1970 No. 3082 Vol. LXVI page 402
Ringing World page reference: 3082.0402

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Wednesday, 22 April 1970 in 2h 50 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by S Ivin
1 John E Bibby
2 John R Bibby
3 John F Oultram
4 Martin E Snape
5 Jeremy P Richardson
6 Robert Peers
7 Eric J Gilbert
8 Walter Allman (C)
First in the method: 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 23 April 1970 in 2h 32 (15 in C)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by H W Wilde
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World May 22nd 1970 No. 3082 Vol. LXVI page 402
Ringing World page reference: 3082.0402

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 25 April 1970 in 2h 52 (13–2–12)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Robert B Smith
2 Paul Reading
3 Derek F Yates
4 Ronald F Andrews
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Michael Foulds
7 Alan F Scholfield
8 Basil Jones (C)
20th peal Alan F. Schofield

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 25 April 1970 in 2h 40 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5184 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by C W Roberts
1 Ruth Fairbrother
2 Sidney Hough
3 Brian Schofield
4 Denis Mottershead
5 Edward Fairbrother
6 Timothy Wylie
7 F John Nelson
8 Neil D Lomas (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Saturday, 25 April 1970 in 3h 15 (20–2–4 in D)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C. Middleton
1 John E Bibby
2 John R Bibby
3 Mrs Elisabeth Lowe
4 John Oultram
5 Douglas Lowe
6 William E Allman
7 John Moore
8 Walter Allman (C)
RW 3082.0397

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
315 Windlehurst Road
Tuesday, 28 April 1970 in 2h 4 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
7 extents
1–2 Ronald F Andrew
3–4 Robert B Smith (C)
5–6 Michael Foulds
First on handbells: 5-6
Ringing World June 19th 1970 No. 3086 Vol. LXVI page 481
Ringing World page reference: 3086.0481

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Wednesday, 29 April 1970 in 2h 59 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by TB Worsley
1 Alan F Scholfield
2 Joyce Gardner
3 Paul Reading
4 Peter Broadbent
5 R Paul Smith
6 Robert B Smith
7 Brian S B Kear (C)
8 Ronald F Andrew
8th 6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
10 Eden Drive
Thursday, 30 April 1970 in 2h 14 (14 in D)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1–2 John Gander
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 David Atkinson
7–8 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World June 12th 1970 No. 3085 Vol. LXVI page 462
Ringing World page reference: 3085.0462

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 2 May 1970 in 2h 25 (6 in B♭)
5040 Minor (4m)
1 extent Cambridge Surprise, 2 Oxford TB, Kent TB and Plain Bob
1 Brian F Trueman
2 Peter Broadbent
3 Ronald F Andrew
4 Brian S B Kear
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Michael Foulds (C)
First away from cover: 1
First in four methods: 1,2,3,4
With best wishes to Bob and May Smith, gone to live in Leicester
Ringing World May 29th 1970 No. 3083 Vol. LXVI page 417

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
14 Highcroft Avenue
Friday, 8 May 1970 in 2h 50 (17 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Robert Peers
1–2 Charles F Pocock
3–4 Eric J Gilbert (C)
5–6 F Leslie Coventry
7–8 Robert Peers
9–10 Thomas R Butler
First on handbells in the method and of Royal: 9-10.
Wedding compliment to Barry and Carol Edwards, of West Kirby, Cheshire.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 14 May 1970 in 2h 47 (15 in C)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by Alan F Scholfield
1–2 John Gander
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Alan F Scholfield (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 J David Atkinson
11–12 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World June 26th 1970 No. 3087 Vol. LXVI page 500
Ringing World page reference: 3087.0500

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 16 May 1970 in 3h 10 (18–0–11 in E)
5280 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
1120 London, 1088 Superlative, 1024 Bristol, Cambridge, Pudsey, all the work.
Composed by Albert J Pitman
1 Sylvia Smith
2 Derek F Yates
3 Roland W Morant
4 Norman Sherratt
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 Ivor R Nichols
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ian M Holland (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Reddish, Greater Manchester
St Elisabeth
Sunday, 17 May 1970 in 2h 36 (11–3–25)
5040 Minor (7m)
1 each London S., Kent T.B., Norwich S., Cambridge S., Oxford T.B., Plain Bob, Cambridge S
1 John Robinson
2 Alan F Scholfield
3 E C Gareth Higgs
4 Geoffrey R Gardner
5 Denis Mottershead
6 C Barrie Dove (C)
Rung during Whit Sunday parish procession, to mark the retirement of the Rev. B. Timmins (25 years rector)
Ringing world: 3085.0457

Chester Diocesan Guild
Runcorn, Cheshire
All Saints
Thursday, 21 May 1970 in 2h 55 (15–3–15 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 William Allman, jun
2 Linda Jones
3 William Allman
4 John E Bibby
5 John F Oultram
6 William E Allman
7 Douglas Lowe
8 John R Bibby (C)
First inside: 2
Ringing World July 17th 1970 Vol. LXVI No. 3090 page 558
Ringing World page reference: 3090.0558

Chester Diocesan Guild
Over, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 23 May 1970 in 2h 45 (13–2–15 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
1 Michael Thomson
2 David Godfrey
3 Mrs Elizabeth Lowe
4 Geoffrey Edwards
5 Christopher J Jones
6 Harry W Howard
7 Geoffrey Green (C)
8 Douglas Lowe
100th peal; 1.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Monday, 25 May 1970 in 2h 19 (15 in C)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Bruerton’s 12-part
1–2 Gerald Moorhouse
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Peter Broadbent
Ringing World June 19th 1970 No. 3086 Vol. LXVI page 481
Ringing World page reference: 3086.0481

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
10 Eden Drive
Thursday, 28 May 1970 in 2h 24 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 David Atkinson
3–4 Neil D Lomas
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7–8 John Gander
9–10 Peter Broadbent
Ringing World July 3rd 1970 No. 3088 Vol. LXVI page 521
Ringing World page reference: 3088.0521

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Thursday, 28 May 1970 in 1h 45 (18 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
7 extents
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World June 19th 1970 No. 3086 Vol. LXVI page 481
Ringing World page reference: 3086.0481

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 30 May 1970 in 2h 58 (15–1–16 in F)
5024 London Surprise Major
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1 F John Nelson
2 Sidney Hough
3 Alan Scholfield
4 Brian Mills
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Philip G K Davies
7 Geoffrey R Gardner
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
Wedding compliment to Mr and Mrs Brian Holt, the bride being a member of the local band.
Source: RW 1970, page 696.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 30 May 1970 in 3h 11 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by H J Tucker
1 Brian Schofield
2 Peter Dyson
3 Ernest Pimlott
4 John Moore
5 Paul Reading
6 C Kenneth Lewis
7 Peter Broadbent
8 Brian S B Kear (C)
9 Ronald F Andrew
10 Michael Foulds
50th peal: 9.
First on 10 as conductor: 8.
[Ringing World Vol. LXVI, No. 3086, June 19, 1970, p477]

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 30 May 1970 in 3h 15 (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Ian Holland
1 Paul J Atkins
2 Norman Sherratt (C)
3 Mandy McCallion
4 Derek F Yates
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 Harold Dowler
7 Walter Sherratt
8 William H Dowse

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Monday, 1 June 1970 in 2h 42 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8 methods: 768 London and Rutland, 640 Bristol, 576 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative and Yorkshire, 142 changes of method
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Mandy McCallion
2 Christopher L D Munday
3 Margaret P Booth
4 Neil Bennett (C)
5 Marcus C W Sherwood
6 Raymond J Ballard
7 Richard S Starkie
8 Jeffrey Brannan

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
43 Leigh Avenue
Thursday, 4 June 1970 in 2h 9 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis (1942)
1–2 C Kenneth Lewis
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Alan F Scholfield (C)
7–8 Michael Foulds
First on eight handbells: 7-8
Ringing World June 26th 1970 No. 3087 Vol. LXVI page 500
Ringing World page reference: 3087.0500

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Thursday, 4 June 1970 in 1h 40 (18 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
7 extents
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World July 3rd 1970 No. 3088 Vol. LXVI page 521
Ringing World page reference: 3088.0521

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burbage, Derbyshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 6 June 1970 in 2h 40 (9–0–2 in G)
5040 Minor (4m)
3 extents Cambridge Surprise, 1 each St Clements and Oxford T.B. and 2 of Plain Bob.
1 Timothy Wylie
2 Paul Smith
3 Joyce Gardner
4 John Bell
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 13 June 1970 in 3h (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Catherine M Kay
2 Paul Reading
3 Peter Broadbent
4 Herbert M Heaton
5 Brian S B Kear
6 Peter Dyson
7 Ronald F Andrew (C)
8 Michael Foulds
First as conductor: 7.
[Ringing World Vol. LXVI No. 3088, July 3, 1970, p518]

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Thursday, 18 June 1970 in 2h 46 (8–1–2 in G)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by Roger Baldwin
1 Roland W Morant
2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3 Paul J Atkins
4 Frank R Morton
5 Frederick S Sutton
6 Ivor R Nichols
7 Raymond J Ballard (C)
8 Roy Worrall
First in the method: 2,5
Ringing World August 7th 1970 No. 3093 Vol. LXVI page 618

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 20 June 1970 in 2h 33 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Minor (7m)
(7 extents, viz.: Single Oxford, Double Oxford, St. Clements, Oxford T.B., Rev. Canterbury, Kent T.B. and Plain Bob).
1 Harry W Howard
2 Edward V Rodenhurst
3 John R Scott
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 Roland W Morant
6 Frank R Morton (C)
Circled the tower: 1.
250th peal: 4.
Ringing World page reference: 3089.0538

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 25 June 1970 in 2h 38 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Alan F Scholfield
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Peter Broadbent
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 Alan F Scholfield (C)
9–10 John Gander
First on an inside pair: 3-4
Ringing World July 31st 1970 No. 3092 Vol. LXVI page 601
Ringing World page reference: 3092.0601

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Greater Manchester
St George
Saturday, 27 June 1970 in 3h 31 (29¼)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by J A Trollope
1 Margaret P Booth
2 Joyce Gardner
3 Sidney Hough
4 Kenneth Davenport
5 John Bell
6 Eric Roughley
7 Timothy Wylie
8 John Robinson
9 Geoffrey R Gardner (C)
10 Denis Mottershead
First peal of Royal: 2, 5
To mark the 750th anniversary of the granting of the Charter to Stockport.
Ringing world: 3090.0558
Ringing World page reference: 3090.0558

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 27 June 1970 in 3h 32 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Middleton's
1 John Hyden
2 Charles F Pocock
3 Charles B Pemberton
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Robert Peers
6 Eric J Gilbert
7 Geoffrey C Sparling
8 Jeffrey J Fox (C)
A 25th wedding anniversary compliment for Mr. Alexander Martin (Guild Secretary).
Ringing World page reference: 3090.0558

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Monday, 29 June 1970 in 2h 53 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Uxbridge Surprise Major
Composed by S Jenner
1 Richard S Starkie
2 Mandy McCallion
3 Margaret P Booth
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Giles B Thompson
6 Neil Bennett
7 Jeffrey Brannan (C)
8 Ian M Holland
50th peal: 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Monday, 6 July 1970 in 2h 48 (14 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 D Andrew Carter
2 Pamela Hough
3 Paul Maddock
4 P Graham Walters
5 J Robert Jervis
6 Harry W Howard (C)
First peal: 1,2,4,5
Average age of 1-5 17 years

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 11 July 1970 in 3h 41 (26–0–21 in D)
5280 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
1 Eric Roughley
2 F John Nelson
3 John Robinson
4 Geoffrey R Gardner
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 J Henry Fielden
7 Michael J Platt
8 Peter Gardner
9 Richard S Starkie
10 Alan F Scholfield
11 C Barrie Dove
12 Denis Mottershead (C)
First on 12 : Eric Roughley.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
St Peter
Wednesday, 15 July 1970 in 2h 59 (14–2–8 in F)
5184 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by J W Moorhouse
1 Basil Jones
2 Alan A Potts
3 Harold Lonyon
4 Herbert M Heaton
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Gerald Moorhouse
7 William H Dowse
8 Alan F Scholfield
To mark the completion this day of 20 years as vicar by Rev. H. W. Rogers.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
71 Woodville Drive
Thursday, 16 July 1970 in 2h 42 (15 in C)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Maximus
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Neil Bennett
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 David Atkinson
11–12 Alan F Scholfield
Ringing World August 21st 1970 No. 3095 Vol. LXVI page 661
Ringing World page reference: 3095.0661

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
All Saints, Hoole
Saturday, 18 July 1970 in 2h 33 (7½ in B)
5040 Minor (3m)
2 Extents of Kent Treble Bob; 1 extent of Reverse Canterbury; 3 extents of Plain Bob.
1 A Doreen Edwards
2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3 John R Scott
4 Harry W Howard
5 Paul Maddock
6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World page reference: 3093.0618

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 18 July 1970 in 3h 5 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 Michael Thomson
2 Susan Davis
3 Eric Roughley
4 Peter Watson
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Michael J Platt
7 Geoffrey R Gardner (C)
8 Denis Mottershead
First in the method: 2 & 4.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Aldford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 18 July 1970 in 2h 32 (12–3–20 in E)
5040 Doubles (11m/14v)
11 methods: St Simon, St Martin, St Osmund, St Nicholas, Winchendon Place, St Remigius, Grandsire, Rev St Bartholomew, All Saints, Rev Canterbury and Plain Bob, also 12 variations and 2 spliced compositions
1 Harry W Howard
2 A Doreen Edwards
3 John R Scott (C)
4 Frank R Morton
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 Paul Maddock
225th peal: 3
First of Doubles: 6
A welcome to David John, son of Margaret and John Scott
Ringing World page reference: 3093.0618

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Cheshire
St Barnabas
Tuesday, 21 July 1970 in 3h 6 (23–1–5 in E♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 James M Pemberton
2 Ernest T Carvell
3 Donald Peers
4 John E Elsworth
5 Robert Peers
6 John Hyden
7 Alexander J Martin (C)
8 Eric J Gilbert
First peal: 4
A farewell to ringer of 4 moving to Wokingham

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Wednesday, 22 July 1970 in 2h 47 (13–0–0)
5040 Minor (10m)
Norwich Surprise, London Surprise, Capel, Sandal, London Scholars Pleasure, Kingston TB, Kent TB, Cambridge Surprise, Oxford TB, Plain Bob
1 Susan Davis
2 C Kenneth Lewis
3 Stuart Couts
4 Michael Platt
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
Half muffled in memoriam of Canon E D Reeman (Rector 1945-68)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 23 July 1970 in 2h 27 (15 in C)
5000 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by John Worth
1–2 Alan F Scholfield
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 David Atkinson
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 John Gander
Ringing World August 21st 1970 No. 3095 Vol. LXVI page 661
Ringing World page reference: 3095.0651

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
10 Eden Drive
Thursday, 6 August 1970 in 2h 57 (15 in C)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Maximus
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Alan F Scholfield (C)
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 John Gander
11–12 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World September 4th 1970 No. 3097 Vol. LXVI page 699
Ringing World page reference: 3097.0699

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 8 August 1970 in 2h 40 (14 in F)
5040 Minor (7 Methods)
Cambridge Surprise, Single Oxford, Double Oxford, St Clements, Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob, Plain Bob
1 Gordon K Green
2 David A Godfrey
3 Harry W Howard
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 John Moore
6 Frank R Morton (C)
50th for the Guild: 1
For the centenary of the birth of William Pye

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 13 August 1970 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by A F Scholfield
1–2 Alan F Scholfield (C)
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 J David Atkinson
9–10 William H Dowse
First of Treble Bob Royal in hand: 9-10
Ringing World September 4th 1970 No. 3097 Vol. LXVI page 699
Ringing World page reference: 3097.0699

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Friday, 14 August 1970
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Charles F Pocock
3–4 Eric J Gilbert (C)
5–6 Robert Peers
7–8 Thomas R Butler

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 15 August 1970 in 3h 44 (26–0–21 in D)
5081 Grandsire Cinques
Composed by Arthur Knights
1 John W Griffiths
2 Mrs G H Randles
3 Christopher J Jones
4 Roger Green
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Robert Peers
7 Alan J Brown
8 Michael J Platt
9 George H Randles
10 Eric J Gilbert
11 Geoffrey Sparling
12 Michael Thomson
First on 12 bells : Christopher Jones, Roger Green, and Michael Thomson.
First in the method : Robert Peers.
First of cinques : Eric Gilbert.
First of cinques as conductor.
Christopher Jones has now completed the Grandsire family.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tenby, Pembrokeshire
St Mary
Wednesday, 19 August 1970 in 2h 47 (12–2–14 in F)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
768 London, Rutland; 640 Bristol; 576 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire
Composed by Norman Smith
1 John Bell
2 Neil Bennett (C)
3 Christine Andrew
4 Giles B Thompson
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Michael D Fishwick
7 Frank Osbaldiston
8 Richard S Starkie

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 22 August 1970 in 3h 19 (15–1–16 in F)
5280 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
Comprising 960 London; 928 Watford; 896 Bristol; 832 each Cambridge, Superlative and Pudsey. 127 changes of method, all the work.
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Peter Broadbent
2 Derek F Yates
3 Norman Sherratt
4 Roland W Morant
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 Ivor R Nichols
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ian M Holland (C)
First of 6-spliced for all.
Source: RW 1970, page 717.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Tuesday, 25 August 1970 in 2h 52 (13–2–12 in F)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by P J Nicholls
1 Paul Reading
2 William Birmingham, jun
3 Peter Dyson
4 Paul Boucher
5 Peter Broadbent
6 Ronald F Andrew
7 Brian S B Kear (C)
8 Christopher L D Munday
First of Treble Bob as conductor: 7.
A farewell to the Rev. D. A. Mitchell.
[Ringing World Vol. LXVI No. 3099, September 18, 1970, p738]

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 27 August 1970 in 2h (14 in C)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 John Gander
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Mrs C K Lewis’s first peal (August 25)
Ringing World September 25th 2970 No. 3200 Vol. LXVI page 762
Ringing World page reference: 3100.0762

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gawsworth, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 29 August 1970 in 2h 56 (11–1–9 in G)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by R F B Speed
1 William H Dowse
2 Derek F Yates
3 Roland W Morant
4 Ian M Holland
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 John R Scott
7 Raymond J Ballard (C)
8 Frank R Morton
First Surprise Major inside: 6. 350th for the Guild: 8

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
43 Leigh Avenue
Tuesday, 1 September 1970 in 2h 33
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by M C W Sherwood
1–2 Ron F Andrew
3–4 Alan F Scholfield
5–6 Christopher L D Munday (C)
7–8 Peter Broadbent
Ringing World September 25th 1970 No. 3200 Vol. LXVI page 762
Ringing World page reference: 3100.0762

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
St George
Friday, 4 September 1970 in 2h 40 (13–2–17 in F♯)
5040 Minor (11m)
Single Oxford, Cambridge Surprise, Double Oxford, Thelwall, Pinehurst, St. Clements, Childwall, Buxton, Oxford TB, Kent TB and Plain Bob.
1 John E Brough
2 Roland W Morant
3 Ian M Holland
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 Frank R Morton (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Friday, 4 September 1970 in 2h 31 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by M S Bruce
1 Geoffrey A Edwards
2 Derek Yates
3 Roland W Morant
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Michael J Platt
6 Ian M Holland
7 Frank R Morton
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 5 September 1970 in 3h 2 (14–2–8 in F)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 John Bell
2 Sidney Hough
3 Susan Davis
4 Eric Roughley
5 Timothy Wylie
6 F John Nelson
7 Geoffrey R Gardner (C)
8 Denis Mottershead

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
10 Eden Drive
Thursday, 10 September 1970 in 2h 32 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Alan F Scholfield
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Dan S Pont
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 Alan F Scholfield (C)
9–10 Peter Broadbent
Ringing World October 23rd 1970 No. 3204 Vol. LXVI page 841
Ringing World page reference: 3104.0841

Chester Diocesan Guild
Rostherne, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 12 September 1970 in 2h 58 (19½ in E♭)
5040 Minor (12m)
St. Nicholas, Heatherslade, Gower, Rev. Canterbury, Cambridge S., St. Clements, Childwall, Buxton, Single Oxford, Oxford T.B., Kent T.B. and Plain Bob)
1 Paul Maddock
2 David A Godfrey
3 Harry W Howard
4 Frederick S Sutton
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 Frank R Morton (C)
225th as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 17 September 1970 in 2h 11 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Nicholl
1–2 Alan F Scholfield
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse (C)
7–8 William H Dowse
250th peal: 5-6
Ringing World October 23rd 1970 No. 3204 Vol. LXVI page 841
Ringing World page reference: 3104.0841

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 19 September 1970 in 2h 45 (15–1–16 in F)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Arthur Knights
1 Michael Foulds (C)
2 Linda Merrall
3 Brian Schofield
4 William Birmingham, jnr
5 Peter Broadbent
6 Ronald F Andrew
7 Peter G Bellamy Knights
8 Stuart I Bamforth
First of major: Linda Merrall.
Source: RW 1979, page 797.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 19 September 1970 in 3h 9 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by Charles J Sedgeley
1 John Bell
2 R Brian Mills
3 Susan Davis
4 Eric Roughley
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Raymond J Ballard
7 Dennis Latham
8 Frank Osbaldiston
9 Alan F Scholfield
10 Denis Mottershead (C)
RW 3117,0078

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Greater Manchester
All Saints
Tuesday, 22 September 1970 in 2h 45 (13–2–12 in F)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Stuart I Bamforth (C)
2 Brian S B Kear
3 Ronald F Andrew
4 Peter Dyson
5 Paul Boucher
6 William Birmingham, jun
7 Paul Reading
8 Michael Foulds
First Treble Bob as conductor: 1.
[Ringing World Vol. LXVI No. 3104, October 23, 1970, p838]

Chester Diocesan Guild
Congleton, Cheshire
St Peter
Friday, 25 September 1970 in 2h 37 (13–1–2 in F)
5056 Dorchester Surprise Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 Paul J Atkins
2 Derek F Yates
3 Roland W Morant
4 Frank R Morton
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 Basil Jones
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ian M Holland (C)
First in the method for the Guild and by all except the conductor
Ringing World October 23rd 1970 No. 3104 Vol. LXVI page 838
Ringing World page reference: 3104.0838

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 26 September 1970 in 2h 35 (6 in B♭)
5040 Vale Royal Delight Minor
1 Ronald F Andrew
2 Stuart I Bamforth
3 J Stuart Coutts
4 Arthur E Whiting
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Michael Foulds
25th peal: 2
First in the method
Ringing World October 23rd 1970 No. 3104 Vol. LXVI page 838

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 27 September 1970 in 2h 47 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
1 Linda E Milligan
2 Roger Green
3 Hilary A Skinner
4 Jenny A Green
5 Christopher J Jones (C)
6 Nigel Davies
First peal: 1 & 3. First of Doubles: 2. First of doubles and of Grandsire: 4 & 6.
All are local ringers. Believed to be first peal by resident ringers since 1912.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire
15 Horderns Road
Friday, 2 October 1970 in 2h 17 (18 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Elizabeth A Hibbert
3–4 Stuart I Bamforth
5–6 Michael Foulds (C)
First on handbells: 1-2 and 3-4
First on handbells as conductor
Ringing World October 23rd 1970 No. 3204 Vol. LXVI page 841
Ringing World page reference: 3104.0841

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 3 October 1970 in 3h 26 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5120 Watford Surprise Major
Composed by M Hodgson
1 Raymond J Ballard
2 Derek F Yates
3 Norman Sherratt
4 Ivor J Nichols
5 Roland W Morant
6 Roy Worrall
7 Frank R Morton
8 Ian M Holland (C)
First in the method by all except the conductor.
50th together: 5, 7.
Ringing World page reference: 3104.0838

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 3 October 1970 in 3h 9 (18–0–6 in E)
5152 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Eric Roughley
2 John Bell
3 Brian Schofield
4 Sidney Hough
5 Peter Watson
6 F John Nelson
7 Denis Mottershead (C)
8 Geoffrey R Gardner
First of Surprise inside: 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Davenham, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Thursday, 8 October 1970 in 2h 50 (14 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 A Gordon Lawrence
2 Frank R Morton (C)
3 Victor Neal
4 Ashley Pugh
5 Paul Maddock
6 Christopher J Jones
Half muffled in memoriam Harry W Howard, ringer at this church for 48 years and local captain

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Wednesday, 14 October 1970 in 2h 7 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
7 extents
1–2 Mrs C K Lewis
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J Anthony Beaumont
Ringing World November 13th 1970 No. 3107 Vol. LXVI page 901
Ringing World page reference: 3107.0901

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
43 Leigh Avenue
Thursday, 15 October 1970 in 2h 1 (15 in C)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 Alan McFall
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
To welcome Jennifer Hilary Atkinson, born October 8th 1970
Ringing World November 13th 1970 No. 3107 Vol. LXVI page 901
Ringing World page reference: 3107.0901

Chester Diocesan Guild
Walkden, Greater Manchester
St Paul
Saturday, 17 October 1970 in 3h 15 (18–2–1 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Ronald F Andrew
2 Peter Dyson
3 Elizabeth A Hibbert
4 Brian Schofield
5 Paul Reading
6 Brian S B Kear
7 Peter Broadbent
8 Michael Foulds (C)
*First peal of Major: 3.
[Ringing World Vol. LXVI No. 3106, November 6, 1970, p878]

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
At the Church of St James the Great
Thursday, 22 October 1970 in 1h 39 (18 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
125th of Minor: 3-4
Ringing World November 20th 2970 No. 3208 Vol. LXVI page 922
Ringing World page reference: 3108.0922

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Friday, 23 October 1970 in 2h 28 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5024 Belgrave Surprise Major
Composed by Ian Holland
1 William H Dowse
2 Derek F Yates
3 Roland W Morant
4 Frank R Morton
5 Ian M Holland
6 Basil Jones
7 Raymond J Ballard (C)
8 Roy Worrall
First in the method: 2, 3 & 4. 200th peal: 3. First in method as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 29 October 1970 in 2h 10 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Eric J Gilbert
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Peter Broadbent
Ringing World December 11th 1970 No. 3111 Vol. LXVI page 981
Ringing World page reference: 3111.0981

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 31 October 1970 in 3h 11 (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Christopher J Jones
2 Michael Thomson
3 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
4 David Hogg
5 Alan J Brown
6 Sidney Hough
7 Giles B Thompson
8 Allen Twyman
100th peal in the tower. The ringers of 3 and 5 were in the first peal (June 16, 1937)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Acton, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 31 October 1970 in 2h 40 (13–0–8 in F)
5040 Minor (15m)
Cambridge S, St Nicholas, Gower, Heatherslade, Reverse Canterbury, Double Oxford, Thelwall, Pinehurst, St Clement’s, Childwall, Buxton, Oxford TB, Kent TB, Single Oxford and Plain Bob
1 Herbert Sutton
2 David A Godfrey
3 John R Scott
4 Frederick S Sutton
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 Frank R Morton (C)
First 15 minor: 1,3,4,5
In memoriam Mr J A Sadler, many years church warden at this church
Ringing World November 20th 1970 No. 3108 Vol. LXVI page 918

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Wednesday, 4 November 1970 in 2h 49 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
1 George Barber
2 David Watkins
3 Carole Street
4 Len Copnall
5 Ernest Pimlott (C)
6 John Capps
First Peal - 2; First away from the Tenor - 1.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 6 November 1970 (18–0–6 in E)
1296 Plain Bob Major
1 Pauline Tallis
2 Felicity Ashworth
3 Kirsty R Fisher
4 Peter Dyson
5 Catherine M Kay
6 Paul Boucher
7 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
8 S Nicholas Harrop (C)
Rung on St. Matthew's Eve.
[Ringing World Vol. LXVI No. 3106, November 6, 1970, p875]

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 7 November 1970 in 3h 7 (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 John R Bibby
2 Harold Lonyon
3 Alexander J Martin
4 John E Bibby
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Walter Allman
7 Eric J Gilbert
8 Denis Mottershead
For 20th anniversary of the 21600 Bristol (November 4) in which ringers of 4, 5 and 6 took part. The composition was taken from the peal.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 12 November 1970 in 2h 9 (15 in C)
5088 Spliced Treble Bob Major (2m)
3168 Oxford and 1920 Kent, 30 changes of method. Changes of method at lead-end
Composed by T B Worsley
1–2 Gerald Moorhouse
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 David Atkinson
7–8 John Gander
100th in hand: 5-6
Ringing World December 11th 1970 No. 3111 Vol. LXVI page 981
Ringing World page reference: 3111.0981

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
4 Coppice Road
Saturday, 14 November 1970 in 1h 49 (18 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
To mark the 130th anniversary of the casting of these bells by William Dunn
Ringing World December 4th 1970 No. 3110 Vol. LXVI page 961
Ringing World page reference: 3110.0961

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tattenhall, Cheshire
St Alban
Saturday, 14 November 1970 in 2h 50 (12–0–17 in F♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
Two extents each Cambridge Surprise, Kent Treble Bob, Oxford Treble Bob and one of Plain Bob
1 Brian Trueman
2 Michael Foulds
3 Brian S B Kear
4 Arthur E Whiting
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Christopher J Jones
For the centenary of the church
Ringing World page reference: 3111.0977

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
43 Leigh Avenue
Thursday, 19 November 1970 in 2h 38 (15 in C)
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J Shaw
1–2 Neil Bennett
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 David Atkinson
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World January 22nd 1971 No. 3117 Vol. LXVII page 83
Ringing World page reference: 3117.0083

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tattenhall, Cheshire
St Alban
Saturday, 21 November 1970 in 2h 55 (12–0–17 in F♯)
5040 Treble Dodging Minor (3m)
3 extents Cambridge Surprise, 2 extents Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob
1 John P Horrocks
2 Thomas E Howarth
3 Charles F Pocock
4 Edwin Jones
5 Alexander J Martin (C)
6 Eric J Gilbert
First of minor, 1
First of minor on tower bells, 3
To mark the centenary of the restoration of the church
Ringing World page reference: 3118.0097

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 21 November 1970 in 2h 41 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A Craven
1 Geoffrey R Gardner
2 Andrew R Queen
3 David Vincent
4 Michael Foulds
5 Roland H Cook (C)
6 Timothy Wylie
7 Denis Mottershead
8 Raymond J Ballard
74th birthday compliment to Mr. David Vincent.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 24 November 1970 in 2h 17 (15 in C)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1–2 David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World January 22nd 1970 No. 3117 Vol. LXVII page 83
Ringing World page reference: 3117.0083

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Greater Manchester
All Saints
Saturday, 28 November 1970 in 2h 56 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by G H Cross
1 Sidney Hough
2 Joyce Gardner
3 John Bell
4 James Swallow
5 Michael Folds
6 Eric Roughley
7 Geoffrey R Gardner (C)
8 Alan F Schofield
First peal 4

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
Churchfields
Saturday, 28 November 1970 in 1h 41 (18 in G)
5040 Doubles (17m/v)
5 methods: Grandsire, Reverse St Bartholomew, All Saints, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob, and also 12 variations and 4 spliced compositions
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott (C)
5–6 Frank R Morton
Ringing World January 1st 1971 No. 3114 Vol. LXVII page 15
Ringing World page reference: 3114.0015

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 3 December 1970 in 2h 38 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by E Francis
1–2 Gerald Moorhouse
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 David Atkinson
7–8 Peter Broadbent
9–10 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World January 22nd 1970 No. 3117 Vol. LXVII page 83
Ringing World page reference: 3117.0083

Chester Diocesan Guild
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Saturday, 5 December 1970 in 3h 15 (24–0–7 in D)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by H J Tucker
1 C Kenneth Lewis
2 Alan J Brown
3 Peter Dyson
4 Elizabeth A Hibbert
5 Peter Broadbent
6 Paul Reading
7 Paul Boucher
8 Brian S B Kear (C)
9 Ronald F Andrew
10 Michael Foulds
First on 10: 4

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 5 December 1970 in 2h 42 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Minor (5m)
(1 Oxford T.B., Single Oxford, Kent T.B. and Rev. Canterbury, 3 of Plain Bob).
1 Gordon K Green
2 Edward V Rodenhurst
3 A Doreen Edwards
4 Frank R Morton (C)
5 John R Scott
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
Birthday compliment to Geoffrey A. Edwards.
Ringing World page reference: 3114.0011

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Tuesday, 8 December 1970 in 2h 5 (11 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 J Anthony Beaumont
3–4 F Hector Bennett
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
Ringing World January 22nd 1970 No. 3117 Vol. LXVII page 83
Ringing World page reference: 3117.0083

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
4 Coppice Road
Thursday, 17 December 1970 in 1h 42 (18 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
225th together as a trio
Ringing World January 15th 1970 No. 3116 Vol. LXVII page 59
Ringing World page reference: 3116.0059

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Friday, 18 December 1970 in 2h 18 (6 in B♭)
5040 Minor (7m)
Cambridge S, Oxford TB, Kent TB, Single Oxford, Double Oxford, St Clement’s and Plain Bob
1 Derek F Yates
2 Frank R Morton
3 Raymond J Ballard
4 Ian M Holland (C)
5 Roy Worrall
6 Roland W Morant
400th peal: 2
50th for the Guild: 6
Ringing World January 15th 1971 No. 3116 Vol. LXVII page 52

Chester Diocesan Guild
Worsley, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Saturday, 19 December 1970 in 3h 10 (24–0–7)
5040 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 Andrew R Queen
2 Eric Roughley
3 Sidney Hough
4 F John Nelson
5 Roland H Cook
6 Timothy Wylie
7 Michael J Platt
8 Raymond J Ballard
9 Neil D Lomas
10 Denis Mottershead (C)
Ringing world: 3119.0117
Ringing World page reference: 3119.0117

Chester Diocesan Guild
Astbury, Cheshire
St Mary
Thursday, 24 December 1970 in 2h 30 (12–0–20 in G♯)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
London, York, Wells, Durham, Beverley, Surfleet, Cambridge
1 Frank R Morton
2 Derek F Yates
3 Roland W Morant
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Ian M Holland (C)
6 Roy Worrall
Ringing World January 29th 1971 No. 3118 Vol. LXVII page 97

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hayfield, Derbyshire
St Matthew
Saturday, 26 December 1970 in 2h 46 (10–2–21 in A♭)
5056 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by P G K Davies
1 G Richard King
2 C Kenneth Lewis
3 Sidney Hough
4 Andrew R Queen
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Michael J Platt
7 Philip G K Davies
8 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Monday, 28 December 1970 in 2h 54 (16–1–5 in E)
5024 Springvale Surprise Major
Composed by J R Mayne
1 John Bell
2 Sidney Hough
3 Andrew R Queen
4 Timothy Wylie
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 Michael J Platt
7 Philip G K Davies
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
First in the method for the Guild and by all
Ringing World February 5th 1971 No. 3119 Vol LXVII page 118
Ringing World page reference: 3119.0118

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Tuesday, 29 December 1970 in 2h 33 (15 in C)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by Frederick Dench
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Neil Bennett
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World January 29th 1970 No. 3118 Vol. LXVII page 101
Ringing World page reference: 3118.0101