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Chester Diocesan Guild
Walkden, Lancashire
St Paul
Saturday, 1 January 1972 in 3h (18–2–1)
5040 Minor (11m)
11 methods: (1) Capel, Sandal, London Scholars’ Pleasure and Kingston T.B., (2) College Exercise, Norbury, Ockley and Duke of No rfo lk T.B., (3 and 4) Cambridge S., (5) Oxford T.B., (6 and 7) Plain Bob
1 Philip G K Davies
2 Andrew R Queen
3 Peter Broadbent
4 F John Nelson
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
Ringing world: 3175.0179

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 1 January 1972 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Pam Hough
2 Nicholas Thomson
3 Edward J Gould
4 John Moore
5 Peter Wilkinson
6 Michael Thomson (C)
First quarter - 3; to welcome the New Year

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Saturday, 1 January 1972 in 2h 40 (16 in B)
5200 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by C I Rowson
1–2 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Lucy P A Hopkins
7–8 Robert Peers
9–10 Keith J Walpole
First of Kent on handbells: 1-2 and 5-6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hayfield, Derbyshire
St Matthew
Monday, 3 January 1972 in 2h 48 (10–2–21 in A♭)
5120 Battersea Surprise Major
Composed by P G K Davies
1 Peter Broadbent
2 Alan F Scholfield
3 Stuart I Bamforth
4 F John Nelson
5 Andrew R Queen
6 Timothy Wylie
7 Geoffrey R Gardner (C)
8 Denis Mottershead

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church Belfry
Wednesday, 5 January 1972 in 1h 45 (15 in C)
5040 Minor (3m)
Single Oxford, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World February 4th 1972 No. 3271 Vol. LXVIII page 106
Ringing World page reference: 3171.0106

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 6 January 1972 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by H J Tucker
1–2 Ronald F Andrew
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 William H Dowse
Ringing World March 17th 1972 No. 3177 Vol. LXVIII page 223
Ringing World page reference: 3177.0223

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 7 January 1972 in 2h 34 (8–1–2 in G)
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Eric Hotine
2 Basil Jones
3 Roy Worrall
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 Peter Broadbent
6 Roland W Morant
7 Frank R Morton
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First in method: 5
Ringing World February 4th 1972 No. 3161 Vol. LXVIII page 103

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church Belfry
Wednesday, 12 January 1972 in 1h 37 (11 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World February 4th 1972 No. 3171 Vol. LXVIII page 106
Ringing World page reference: 3171.0106

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
43 Leigh Avenue
Thursday, 13 January 1972 in 2h 27 (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 J David Atkinson
7–8 Frederick Shallcross
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
In memoriam J William Clark, a past master of the Guild
Ringing World February 11th 1972 No. 3172 Vol. LXVIII page 124
Ringing World page reference: 3172.0124

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Saturday, 15 January 1972 in 2h 54 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Sir A P Heywood
1 Fiona G Finlayson
2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3 Graham S Beecroft
4 Charles F Pocock
5 Christopher J Eden
6 Eric J Gilbert
7 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
8 F Leslie Coventry
First peal: 1
First in method: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8.
First as conductor on tower bells.
A 21st birthday compliment to Helen Coventry (daughter of the tenor ringer).

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 20 January 1972 in 2h 19 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J E Burton
1–2 Peter Broadbent
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Ronald F Andrew
Ringing World March 17th 1972 No. 3177 Vol. LXVIII page 223
Ringing World page reference: 3177.0223

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 27 January 1972 in 2h 35 (15 in C)
5000 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by B Annable
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World March 17th 1972 No. 3177 Vol. LXVIII page 223
Ringing World page reference: 3177.0223

Chester Diocesan Guild
Witton (Northwich), Cheshire
St Helen
Saturday, 29 January 1972 in 2h 49 (14–0–0 in F)
5184 Spliced Surprise Major (8 Methods)
768 each Bristol, London, Rutland. 576 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire with 144 changes of method
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Eric Hotine
2 Margaret P Booth
3 Frank R Morton
4 Michael J Platt
5 Roland W Morant
6 Raymond J Ballard
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First peal of 8 spliced and 100th tower for Peal : 3
First of 8 spliced as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Wednesday, 2 February 1972 in 2h 40 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Denis Heapy
2 Barry Corbishley
3 Brian Schofield
4 Harold C Lonyon
5 Sidney Hough
6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7 Christopher J Jones
8 J David Atkinson
Half-muffled in memoriam Mr. Fred Horsfield.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church Belfry
Wednesday, 2 February 1972 in 1h 40 (15 in C)
5040 Minor (2m)
Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
300th together: 1-2 and 5-6
250th as conductor for the Guild
Ringing World March 3rd 1972 No. 3175 Vol. LXVIII page 182
Ringing World page reference: 3175.0182

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Thursday, 3 February 1972 in 1h 45 (15 in C)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
Seven extents
1–2 Alan F Scholfield (C)
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
First of Oxford TB Minor by all, completing Minor to Maximus
Ringing World March 31st 1972 No. 3179 Vol. LXVIII page 263
Ringing World page reference: 3179.0263

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 5 February 1972 in 3h 6 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5080 Triple Sandbach Court Royal
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1 Eric Roughley
2 Gerald Moorhouse
3 Ronald F Andrew
4 Stephen T Yates
5 Philip G K Davies
6 R Brian Mills
7 Timothy Wylie
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
9 Neil D Lomas
10 Geoffrey R Gardner
First peal in the method.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Friday, 11 February 1972 in 2h 2 (13)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Charles F Pocock
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Robert Peers
7–8 Elizabeth R Mullett (C)
First as conductor.
Rung by candlelight

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 12 February 1972 in 2h 43 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
(Seven extents)
1 Frank R Morton (C)
2 Margaret E Gaskin
3 Edward V Rodenhurst
4 Andrew Gaskin
5 Geoffrey Edwards
6 John R Scott
First of Minor: 2 & 4.
Ringing World page reference: 3176.0199

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Saturday, 12 February 1972 in 2h 47
5040 Treble Dodging Minor (3m)
Three extents of Cambridge Surprise and two each of Kent and Oxford Treble Bob
1 Fiona G Finlayson
2 Gilliam M Lifton
3 Geoffrey C Sparling
4 Charles F Pocock
5 Alexander J Martin (C)
6 John G Lifton
First peal of Minor: 1
50th peal: 4
Retirement compliment to Mr. T. Siddell (verger for 42 years) and to Mr. A. B. Faill (organist for 15 years), also to congratulate Mr. and Mrs. P. I. Pentin on the birth of a daughter, Claire Louise.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 12 February 1972 in 2h 59 (16–1–5 in E)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Sydney Hough
2 Peter Broadbent
3 Pam Hough
4 Nicholas Thomson
5 Eric Roughley
6 Clive W Simpson
7 Michael Thomson
8 Philip G K Davies (C)
First of Surprise - 3; first Surprise inside - 4.
In memoriam J William Clarke, a past master of the Guild.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Friday, 18 February 1972 in 2h 19 (6 in B♭)
5040 Spliced Minor (21m)
21 methods: Cambridge S, Double Oxford, Thelwall, Pinehurst, Andover, Winchester, Alton, Basingstoke, St Nicholas, Heatherslade, Gower, Reverse Canterbury, St Clement’s, Childwall, Buxton, Single Oxford, Wight, Nicholaston, Oxford TB, Plain Bob and Kent TB
1 William F Gibbons
2 Roy Worrall
3 Roland W Morant
4 David A Godfrey
5 Eric Hotine
6 Frank R Morton (C)
First of 21 Minor: 5
Ringing World March 17th 1972 No. 3177 Vol. LXVIII page 219

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Saturday, 19 February 1972 in 2h 20 (15 in C)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Robert B Smith (C)
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World March 24th 1972 No. 3278 Vol. LXVIII page 242
Ringing World page reference: 3178.0242

Chester Diocesan Guild
Neston, Cheshire
St Mary and St Helen
Saturday, 19 February 1972 in 3h (14–2–24 in G)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Arthur Craven
1 Graham S Beecroft
2 Elisabeth R Mullett
3 Charles F Pocock
4 John P Horrocks
5 Robert Peers
6 Christopher J Eden
7 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
8 Eric J Gilbert
First of Surprise; 2,4
First in the method, 6
A compliment to the Rector of Neston on the birth of his first grandchild

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 24 February 1972 in 2h 24 (15 in C)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
Ringing World March 24th 1972 No. 3278 Vol. LXVIII page 242
Ringing World page reference: 3178.0242

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Friday, 25 February 1972 in 3h 15 (26–0–21 in D)
5007 Stedman Cinques
Composed by F E Darby
1 Tudor P Edwards (C)
2 Yvonne A Towler
3 Basil Jones
4 John S Mason
5 Frederick Shallcross
6 David E Rothera
7 Frank D Mack
8 John G Gipson
9 James L Towler
10 Timothy F Collins
11 Ralph G Edwards
12 Wilfred Williams

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Greater Manchester
St George
Saturday, 26 February 1972 in 3h 18 (29¼)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by E Francis
1 Eric Roughley
2 Ronald F Andrew
3 James Swallow
4 John Bell
5 Paul Smith
6 Timothy Wylie
7 Charles Bell
8 Denis Mottershead
9 Alan F Scholfield
10 Geoffrey R Gardner (C)
First of Royal: 3, 5, 7
For 75th anniversary of the consecration of the church.
Ringing world: 3178.0239
Ringing World page reference: 3178.0239

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 2 March 1972 in 2h 40 (15 in C)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J Wood
1–2 Ronald F Andrew
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World April 21st 1972 No. 3282 Vol. LXVIII page 322
Ringing World page reference: 3182.0322

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
Claremount Road
Friday, 3 March 1972 in 2h 10
5184 Double Bob Major
Composed by Robert Peers
1–2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Charles F Pocock
7–8 Robert Peers (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 4 March 1972 in 3h 7 (20–0–20 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Major
1 Christopher J Jones
2 Pamela Hough
3 Roy Worrall
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Paul Maddock
6 Peter Wilkinson
7 Frank R Morton (C)
8 George H Bailey
Rung as 21st birthday compliment to Paul Maddock

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 4 March 1972 in 3h 10 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by J W Parker
1 Felicity Ashworth
2 Robert J Warrilow
3 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
4 F Hector Bennett
5 J Anthony Beaumont
6 Reginald H Newton
7 Alan J Brown
8 Basil Jones

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Friday, 10 March 1972 in 2h 35
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Robert Peers
1–2 Eric J Gilbert
3–4 Robert Peers
5–6 Elizabeth R Mullett (C)
7–8 F Leslie Coventry
9–10 Charles F Pocock

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 11 March 1972 in 2h 43 (13–2–12 in F)
5024 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by C.W. Roberts
1 Basil Jones
2 Sidney Hough
3 C Kenneth Lewis (Conductor
4 Peter Broadbent
5 Brian S B Kear
6 Gerald Moorhouse
7 William H Dowse
8 Frank Osbaldiston

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 11 March 1972 in 2h 41 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
1152 each of Bristol and Yorkshire, 960 each of Cambridge and Lincolnshire and 864 of Rutland, all the work
Composed by P G K Davies
1 David J Midgley
2 F John Nelson
3 Michael J Platt
4 Timothy Wylie
5 Michael D Fishwick
6 Ralph Mitchell
7 Geoffrey Gardner
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
First of Spliced Surprise 6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Cheshire
5 The Willows
Monday, 13 March 1972 in 2h 15
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Nicholl
1–2 Charles F Pocock (C)
3–4 Elizabeth R Mullett
5–6 Eric J Gilbert
7–8 Vivian T O Boase
First Treble Bob on handbells: 7-8
First as conductor of Treble Bob
Ringing World April 7th 1972 No. 3280 Vol. LXVIII page 284
Ringing World page reference: 3180.0284

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 16 March 1972 in 2h 15 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 John R Scott
Ringing World April 21st 1972 No. 3182 Vol. LXVIII page 322
Ringing World page reference: 3182.0322

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
5 the Willows
Monday, 20 March 1972 in 2h 38 (14 in D)
5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by Robert Peers
1–2 Linda M Davies
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Elizabeth R Mullett
7–8 Robert Peers (C)
9–10 Vivian T O Boase
First Treble Bob in hand: 1-2.
First Treble: 9-10.
Bob Royal.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 25 March 1972 in 3h 38 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by S Armeson (arr)
1 Pam Hough
2 Nicholas Thomson
3 Nigel P A Goulding
4 Michael Thomson
5 Jeremy P Richardson
6 Martin E Snape
7 John R Ridley (C)
8 David J Bennett
First in the method inside - 2; first in the method as conductor.
Wedding compliment to David Burgess, of Newton-le-Willows, and June Harrison.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
4 Meadway
Friday, 31 March 1972 in 2h 35
5040 Spliced Plain Royal (2m)
(2 methods: equal parts of Plain and Double Bob, with 168 changes of method).
Composed by Keith J Walpole
1–2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Robert Peers
7–8 Charles F Pocock
9–10 F Leslie Coventry (C)
25th handbell peal: 7-8.
First of spliced in hand by all.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Woodchurch, Wirral
Holy Cross
Monday, 3 April 1972 in 2h 40 (3–3–27 in D)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Charles F Pocock
2 Eric J Gilbert
3 Elizabeth R Mullett
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Fiona G Finlayson
6 Christopher J Eden
7 John Hyden
8 Clarissa J E Caroe (C)
First inside: 5
First as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Weaverham, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 3 April 1972 in 2h 45 (9–2–0 in A♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 Pamela Thomson
2 Jean Simpson
3 Thomas Smith
4 Clive W Simpson
5 P Graham Walters
6 Peter Wilkinson (C)
First peal on tower bells: 2. First peal attempt: 3. First peal as conductor. Believed to be the first peal by an all Weaverham band. For Easter.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Thursday, 6 April 1972 in 2h 12 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1–2 Peter Broadbent
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Ronald F Andrew
To welcome Rebecca Clare and Catherine Jane, twin daughters of Mr and Mrs A F Scholfield, born this day
Ringing World June 2nd 1972 No. 3188 Vol. LXVIII page 442
Ringing World page reference: 3188.0442

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sandbach, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 8 April 1972 in 2h 57 (13–1–5 in F)
5056 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by P G K Davies
1 Sidney Hough
2 Eric Roughley
3 Denis Mottershead
4 Ralph Mitchell
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 Michael J Platt
7 Geoffrey Gardner
8 Philip G K Davies (C)
Ringing World May 19th 1972 No. 3186 Vol. LXVIII page 399

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 8 April 1972 in 3h 2 (18–0–6 in E)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by R G Green (arr)
1 Alan J Brown
2 Norah M Randles
3 Christopher J Jones
4 C Kenneth Lewis
5 George H Randles
6 Michael Thomson
7 Roger G Green
8 Allen Twyman

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 15 April 1972 in 3h (9–3–6 in A♭)
5024 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Arthur P Heywood
1 Robert Nightingale
2 John W Griffiths (C)
3 James B Dutton
4 Jonathan D Shanklin
5 J David Adams
6 Dennis H B Millward
7 David N Collins
8 John G Hallett
First peal: 1, 3, 4.
Ringing World page reference: 3185.0379

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Cheshire
5 The Willows
Monday, 17 April 1972 in 3h 5 (14)
5200 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by Christopher I Rowson
1–2 Lynda M Davies
3–4 Elizabeth R Mullett
5–6 Eric J Gilbert (C)
7–8 Charles F Pocock
9–10 Vivian T O Boase
Wedding anniversary compliment to Geoff and Sue Sparling
Ringing World May 19th 1972 No. 3186 Vol. LXVIII page 404
Ringing World page reference: 3186.0404

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 20 April 1972 in 2h 25 (15 in C)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J Wood
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Eric J Gilbert
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Charles F Pocock
Ringing World June 2nd 1972 No. 3188 Vol. LXVIII page 442
Ringing World page reference: 3188.0442

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Friday, 21 April 1972 in 2h 45 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Margaret E Gaskin
2 Roland W Morant
3 Basil Jones (C)
4 Peter Broadbent
5 Frank R Morton
6 Ralph Mitchell
7 Eric Hotine
8 Roy Worrall
First in method: 7. 200th for Guild: 8.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 22 April 1972 in 3h 6 (14–1–25 in F)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
(2752 Superlative, 2304 Cambridge, with 114 changes of method).
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Charles F Pocock
2 Ernest T Carvell
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Geoffrey C Sparling
5 Christopher J Eden
6 Eric J Gilbert
7 Alexander J Martin (C)
8 Anthony P Foster
First Spliced Surprise: 1 and 3.
First Spliced Surprise inside: 2
In memoriam Miss Ruth Lever, J.P., sister of Viscount Leverhulme.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 22 April 1972 in 2h 35 (6 in B♭)
5040 Minor (2m)
3 extents Kent TB, 4 Plain Bob
1 Peter Broadbent
2 Fiona G Trueman
3 R S Curtis Twitchell
4 Stuart Holroyd
5 Ronald F Andrew
6 Michael Foulds (C)
First attempt: 2,4
Ringing World May 19th 1972 No. 3186 Vol. LXVIII page 400

Chester Diocesan Guild
Capenhurst, Cheshire
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 22 April 1972 in 2h 32 (11–0–22 in G)
5040 Minor (4m)
1 extent each of Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Bob and 4 of Plain Bob
1 John R Scott
2 Andrew Gaskin
3 Roland W Morant
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 Paul Maddock
6 Frank R Morton
First in 4 minor methods: 2
25th peal (all with the conductor): 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 22 April 1972 in 3h 8 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Arthur Knights
1 Rosemary Ashworth
2 Alan J Brown
3 Catherine M Kay
4 Andrew Ellis
5 Peter Dyson
6 Ian Smith
7 Roland F Eccles
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights (C)
First peal: 1. First of T.B.: 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Wednesday, 26 April 1972 in 2h 31 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Spliced Minor (35m)
(35 methods: Stanstead, Ewenny, Newton, Oxwich, Rhossili, Bishopston, Rosenhill, Hanney, Radley, Double Oxford, Thelwall, Pinehurst, Andover, Basingstoke, Alton, Winchester, Christchurch, Portsmouth, Hereward, Limeslade, Langdale, St. Clements, Childwall, Buxton, Cambridge S., St. Nicholas, Heatherslade, Gower, Rev. Canterbury, Oxford and Kent T.B., Single Oxford, Wight, Nicholaston and Plain Bob).
1 Margaret E Gaskin
2 Frederick S Sutton
3 Roland W Morant
4 Eric Hotine
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 Frank R Morton (C)
First of 35-Minor by all.
Ringing World page reference: 3186.0400

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
4 Meadway
Friday, 28 April 1972 in 2h 43 (17 in A)
5200 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by Christopher I Rowson
1–2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Charles F Pocock
7–8 Robert Peers (C)
9–10 F Leslie Coventry
First in method: 1-2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Congleton, Cheshire
St Peter
Friday, 5 May 1972 in 2h 40 (13–1–2 in F)
5056 Fordcombe Surprise Major
Composed by E W Tipler
1 Eric Hotine
2 Peter Broadbent
3 Paul J Atkins
4 Frank R Morton
5 Roy Worrall
6 Roland W Morant
7 Ralph Mitchell
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First in the method by all and for the Guild
To celebrate the visit to Congleton by HM Queen Elizabeth II on the 70th anniversary of the granting of the borough charter
Ringing World June 2nd 1972 No. 3188 Vol. LXVIII page 439

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 6 May 1972 in 2h 58 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5000 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by John Reeves
1 Oneta M Wilson
2 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
3 John A Booth
4 Peter Dyson
5 Ian Smith
6 Frank Osbaldiston
7 Brian S B Kear
8 Peter G Bellamy Knights
9 Ronald F Andrew
10 Michael Foulds

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
43 Leigh Avenue
Thursday, 11 May 1972 in 2h 11 (15 in C)
5184 Treble Bob Major (2m)
672 Oxford, 4512 Kent, 42 changes of method Ilkeston variation
Composed by E Timbrell
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Frederick R Shallcross
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
Ringing World June 23rd 1972 No. 3191 Vol. LXVIII page 503
Ringing World page reference: 3191.0503

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 18 May 1972 in 2h 20 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Ronald F Andrew
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7–8 J David Atkinson
Ringing World June 23rd 1972 No. 3291 Vol. LXVIII page 503
Ringing World page reference: 3191.0503

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 20 May 1972 in 2h 56 (13–2–12 in F)
5120 Plain Bob Major
Composed by George R. Newton
1 John A Booth
2 Timothy L Mallett
3 Neil Bennett (C)
4 Stephen C Proctor
5 R S Curtis Twitchell
6 John Bell
7 S Nicholas Harrop
8 Geoffrey R Gardner
First peal for 2 and 4. First on 8 for 5.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gawsworth, Cheshire
St James
Wednesday, 24 May 1972 in 2h 41 (11–1–9 in G)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Andrew Gaskin
2 Margaret E Gaskin
3 Paul Maddock
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 Frank R Morton
6 Peter Broadbent
7 Roland W Morant
8 John R Scott (C)
First on 8 as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Saturday, 27 May 1972 in 2h 38 (17)
5200 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by Christopher I Rowson
1–2 Celia F H D'Aeth
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Elizabeth R Mullett
7–8 Robert Peers (C)
9–10 Charles F Pocock

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Monday, 29 May 1972 in 3h 1 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Little Bob Royal
Composed by G Ronald Edwards
1 Paul Maddock
2 Margaret E Gaskin
3 Andrew Gaskin
4 Roy Worrall
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 Eric Hotine
7 Roland W Morant
8 Peter Broadbent
9 Ivor R Nichols (C)
10 Frank R Morton
First of Royal: 1,6
First of Little Bob Royal: 2,3,7,8
Ringing World June 23rd 1962 No. 3191 Vol. LXVIII page 499

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Thursday, 1 June 1972 in 2h 16 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Peter Broadbent
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
First on an inside pair: 5-6
Ringing World June 30th 1972 No. 3292 Vol. LXVIII page 523
Ringing World page reference: 3192.0523

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 8 June 1972 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by James Shaw
1–2 Alan F Scholfield
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 David Atkinson
Ringing World July 7th 1972 No. 3193 Vol. LXVIII page 542
Ringing World page reference: 3193.0542

Chester Diocesan Guild
Usk, Monmouthshire
St Mary
Saturday, 10 June 1972 in 2h 55 (14–1–7 in F♯)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (10m)
576 Cambridge, Superlative, York­shire, Pudsey, Lincolnshire, Ashtead, 512 Bristol, 384 London, Rutland, Uxbridge, 131 changes of method
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Geoffrey A Edwards
2 Peter G Holden
3 Roland W Morant
4 Basil Jones
5 Ian M Holland (C)
6 Raymond J Ballard
7 Frank R Morton
8 Roy Worrall
First 10-spliced: 2, 7. 100th for guild: 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Cheshire
5 The Willows
Monday, 12 June 1972 in 2h 2
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Lynda M Davies
3–4 Elizabeth R Mullett
5–6 Eric J Gilbert (C)
7–8 Vivian T O Boase
Wedding compliment to William Boote and Marjorie Webster
Ringing World July 14th 1972 No. 3194 Vol. LXVIII page 564
Ringing World page reference: 3194.0564

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Wednesday, 14 June 1972 in 2h 35 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Minor (7m)
Oxford T.B., Kent T.B., Single Oxford, Wight, Nicholaston, Rev. Canterbury and Plain Bob.
1 Frank R Morton (C)
2 Roland W Morant
3 Margaret E Gaskin
4 Eric Hotine
5 Andrew Gaskin
6 Paul Maddock
First 7-Minor inside: 3, 5 & 6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 15 June 1972 in 2h 2 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Ronald F Andrew
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John R Scott
Ringing World July 28th 1972 No. 3196 Vol. LXVIII page 602
Ringing World page reference: 3196.0602

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Wirral
St Mary
Saturday, 17 June 1972 in 3h 10 (16–2–2 in F)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Nicholl
1 Ernest T Carvell
2 Fiona G Finlayson
3 Elizabeth R Mullett
4 Ian M Robertson
5 Eric J Gilbert
6 John G Lifton
7 Thomas E Howarth
8 Charles F Pocock (C)
First Treble Bob inside: 2, 4 and 6.
Wedding compliment to Marjorie Webster and William Boote; also compliment to Chris and Ruth Eden on the birth of a daughter (Kathryn Anne); and birthday compliment to Audrey Grimsditch.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Friday, 23 June 1972 in 2h 55 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5184 Wordsworth Surprise Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1 Margaret E Gaskin
2 Raymond J Ballard
3 Peter Broadbent
4 Ralph Mitchell
5 Roland W Morant
6 Paul J Atkins
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
Circled tower: 5. First in method by all and for the Guild

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire
Ashdene, The Horderns
Friday, 23 June 1972 in 2h 15 (14)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents called differently
1–2 Michael Foulds
3–4 Elizabeth Hibbert
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
Ringing World July 28th 1972 No. 3296 Vol. LXVIII page 602
Ringing World page reference: 3196.0602

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Friday, 30 June 1972 in 3h 5 (17)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by Robert Peers
1–2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Charles F Pocock
7–8 Geoffrey C Sparling
9–10 Robert Peers (C)
11–12 Thomas R Butler
First of Maximus: 1-2
First of Maximus on handbells: 7-8, 11-12
A Coral wedding anniversary compliment to Mr and Mrs Thomas R Butler

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 1 July 1972 in 3h 13 (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Oneta M Wilson
2 Pauline Tallis
3 Christopher J Jones
4 Alan F Scholfield
5 Alan J Brown
6 Peter Dyson
7 Eric J Gilbert
8 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
25th peal: 6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Congleton, Cheshire
St Peter
Friday, 7 July 1972 in 2h 52 (13–1–2 in F)
5152 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by Giles B Thompson
1 Margaret E Gaskin
2 Andrew Gaskin
3 David J Midgley
4 Roland W Morant
5 Roy Worrall
6 Ivor R Nichols (C)
7 Eric Hotine
8 Ralph Mitchell
1st of Pudsey: 1,2,7,8
Ringing World August 4th 1972 No. 3197 Vol. LXVIII page 619

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stalybridge, Greater Manchester
St Paul, Stayley
Saturday, 8 July 1972 in 2h 49 (17–3–10 in E)
5056 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by H Dains
1 Ralph Mitchell
2 Sidney Hough
3 Elizabeth A Hibbert
4 Paul Maddock
5 John Bell
6 Frank Osbaldiston
7 Timothy Wylie
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
First of T.B. Major inside: 3 & 4.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Cheshire
4 Meadway
Friday, 14 July 1972 in 2h 32 (17 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by H J Tucker
1–2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Charles F Pocock (C)
7–8 F Leslie Coventry
9–10 Thomas R Butler
25th peal: 1-2
Ringing World August 11th 1972 No. 3198 Vol. LXVIII page 642
Ringing World page reference: 3198.0642

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bredbury, Greater Manchester
St Mark
Sunday, 16 July 1972 in 2h 48 (11–2–7 in G)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis (1942)
1 Michael Foulds (C)
2 Margaret Booth
3 John A Booth
4 Brian F Trueman
5 Fiona G Trueman
6 Stuart Holroyd
7 R S Curtis Twitchell
8 Stuart I Bamforth
First on 8: 4, 5 & 6. First inside: 4.
First on the bells by a local band. To welcome the new vicar (Rev. Alan J. Poulter).

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Friday, 21 July 1972 in 2h 45 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (12m)
12 methods: 960 London and Rutland and 320 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cray, Eastcote, Lincolnshire, New Gloucester, Pudsey, Superlative, Wembley and Yorkshire, with 139 changes of method.
Composed by Albert J Pitman
1 Frank R Morton
2 Roland W Morant
3 Michael J Platt
4 Basil Jones
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Raymond J Ballard
7 Ivor R Nichols
8 Roy Worrall
First of 12-spliced for all except 4th and 5th ringers.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
4 Meadway
Friday, 21 July 1972 in 3h 28 (18 in G)
5096 Plain Bob Fourteen
Composed by Robert Peers
1–2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3–4 Charles F Pocock
5–6 Eric J Gilbert
7–8 Susan D Sparling
9–10 Robert Peers
11–12 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
13–14 F Leslie Coventry
First of Fourteen for all and the first of Plain Bob Fourteen for the Guild. Rung at first attempt.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 22 July 1972 in 2h 35 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Minor (5m)
1 extent each Kent Treble Bob, St Clements, Oxford Treble Bob, 2 extents each Cambridge, Plain Bob
1 Christopher H Jenkins
2 Sidney Hough
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 Andrew R Queen
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 22 July 1972 in 2h 56 (13–3–8 in F)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Thomas B Worsley
1 Jonathan D Shanklin
2 John W Griffiths
3 Christopher J Jones
4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5 J David Adams
6 Dennis H B Millward
7 John G Hallett
8 Geoffrey Parting
On the occasion of the wedding of Frederick W Kelly (local tower keeper) and Vanessa E Lee, which took place prior to the peal
Ringing World page reference: 3199.0659

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Saturday, 22 July 1972 in 3h (8–1–13 in A♭)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Lynda M Davies
2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Charles F Pocock
5 Robert Peers
6 Eric J Gilbert
7 Geoffrey C Sparling
8 Walter Allman (C)
First of London: 1 and 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
West Pines, Dale Brow
Thursday, 27 July 1972 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Ronald F Andrew
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World August 25th 1972 No. 3200 Vol. LXVIII page 683
Ringing World page reference: 3200.0683

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Friday, 28 July 1972 in 2h 34 (8–1–2 in G)
5056 Gainsborough Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Roy Worrall
2 Basil Jones (C)
3 Frank R Morton
4 Raymond J Ballard
5 David J Midgley
6 Eric Hotine
7 Ralph Mitchell
8 Roland W Morant
First in the method: 3,5,6,7,8
Ringing World August 25th 1962 No. 3200 Vol. LXVIII page 679

Chester Diocesan Guild
Over, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 29 July 1972 (13–2–15 in F♯)
1380 Minor (2m)
Plain Bob, Kent Treble Bob
1 Thomas Smith
2 Lynne E Owen
3 Andrew Gaskin
4 Nicholas Thomson
5 Peter Wilkinson
6 Frank R Morton (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 12 August 1972 in 2h 44 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Helen Crossley
2 Stuart Bamforth
3 Elizabeth Hibbert
4 Peter Watson
5 Michael Platt
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
7 Timothy Wylie
8 Alan F Schofield
First on eight 1; First Surprise Major inside 3.
Wedding compliment to Raymond and Ann Ballard.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 13 August 1972 in 2h 58 (20–0–20 in E)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by J W Washbrook's variation of Thurston's 4-Part
1 Vivienne West
2 George H Bailey
3 Christopher J Jones
4 Harold F Gibson
5 George H Randles
6 Geoffrey R Parkes
7 Jack L Millhouse (C)
8 Paul Maddock
Birthday compliment to Vivienne West

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Wednesday, 16 August 1972 in 2h 32 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Minor (18m)
(18 methods: Double Oxford, Thelwall, Pinehurst, Andover, Basingstoke, Alton, Winchester, Christchurch, Portsmouth, Single Oxford, Wight, Nicholaston, St. Clements, Childwall, Buxton, Kent T.B, Rev. Canterbury and Plain Bob)
1 John R Scott
2 Frank R Morton (C)
3 Margaret E Gaskin
4 Roland W Morant
5 Andrew Gaskin
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
Most Minor methods inside: 3 & 5.
Circled tower four times: 2.
Ringing World page reference: 3202.0719

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Greater Manchester
All Saints
Saturday, 19 August 1972 in 2h 49 (13–2–12 in F)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by W E Critchley
1 Basil Jones
2 Wilfred Williams
3 Brian D A Woolley
4 William A Theobald
5 Robert Dennis (C)
6 J Barry Pickup
7 Frederick Shallcross
8 Ralph G Edwards

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 19 August 1972 in 3h 11 (18–0–6 in E)
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Norman Smith
1 John S Mason
2 Rev Giles C Galley
3 Timothy F Collins (C)
4 Richard J Tibbetts
5 David E Rothera
6 John G Gipson
7 George E Thoday
8 A Patrick Cannon

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 24 August 1972 in 2h 36 (25 in C)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by John Reeves
1–2 Gerald Moorhouse
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John Gander
9–10 Ronald F Andrew
Ringing World September 29th 1972 No. 3305 Vol. LXVIII page 784
Ringing World page reference: 3205.0784

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Minshull, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Saturday, 26 August 1972 in 2h 23 (10 in G)
5040 Doubles (5m/16v)
Grandsire, Reverse St Bartholomew, All Saints, Plain Bob, Reverse Canterbury; 12 var; 4 spliced composition
1 Frank R Morton (C)
2 Eric Hotine
3 Paul Maddock
4 John R Scott
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
For Patronal Festival
Ringing World September 15th 1972 No. 3203 Vol LXVIII page 739

Chester Diocesan Guild
Oxton, Wirral
St Saviour
Monday, 28 August 1972 in 3h (20–1–16 in E)
5088 New Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Alexander J Martin
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Thomas E Howarth
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Christopher J Eden
6 Charles F Pocock
7 Geoffrey C Sparling
8 Anthony P Foster (C)
First in method by all and for the branch.
Engagement compliment to Barbara H. Martin and Stephen Lang.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Shotwick, Cheshire
St Michael
Saturday, 2 September 1972 in 2h 52 (8–3–0 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 John W Griffiths (C)
2 Ann Daines
3 Pamela Hough
4 James B Dutton
5 Jonathan D Shanklin
6 John G Hallett

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Friday, 8 September 1972 in 2h 38 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
(1 extent Oxford T.B., Rev. Canterbury, Kent T.B., 4 Plain Bob)
1 Frank R Morton (C)
2 David A Godfrey
3 Andrew Gaskin
4 Margaret E Gaskin
5 Peter Wilkinson
6 Paul Maddock
Ringing World page reference: 3205.0779

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Friday, 8 September 1972 in 2h 20 (13)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by E M Atkins
1–2 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
3–4 Charles F Pocock
5–6 Robert Peers
7–8 Thomas R Butler
First major in hand: 1-2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Waverton, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 9 September 1972 in 2h 45 (8–0–10 in G)
5040 Minor (3m)
1 extent Kent TB, 2 Oxford TB, 4 Plain Bob
1 Elizabeth A Hibbert
2 Timothy Wylie
3 James Swallow
4 Nicholas Woods
5 Jonathan D Shanklin
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
First peal: 4
Ringing World page reference: 3212.0920

Chester Diocesan Guild
Shotwick, Cheshire
St Michael
Sunday, 10 September 1972 (8–3–0 in F♯)
1260 Minor (2m)
Plain Bob & Kent Treble Bob
1 Charles F Pocock (C)
2 Fiona G Finlayson
3 John P Horrocks
4 Donald Peers
5 John Hyden
6 Christopher J Eden
A compliment to Canon J. R. Alford, leaving the parish. For Evensong

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Friday, 15 September 1972 in 2h 43 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen Ivin
1 Peter Broadbent
2 Ralph B Mitchell
3 Frank R Morton
4 Roland W Morant
5 Roy Worrall
6 Raymond J Ballard
7 Basil Jones
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
Wedding compliment to E. Ann Lilley and Raymond J. Ballard.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Tuesday, 19 September 1972 in 3h 20 (14–1–25 in F)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
2880 London; 800 Bristol; 864 Cambridge; 576 Superlative. 120 com
Composed by Albert J Pitman
1 Fiona G Finlayson
2 Elisabeth R Mullett
3 John P Horrocks
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Geoffrey C Sparling
6 Anthony P Foster
7 Alexander J Martin (C)
8 Charles F Pocock
First spliced surprise; 1,2,3,8
On the 121st anniversary of the birth of the first Viscount Leverhulme, founder of Port Sunlight

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Thursday, 21 September 1972 in 2h 20 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Gerald Moorhouse
7–8 J David Atkinson
Ringing World November 3rd 1972 No. 3210 Vol. LXVIII page 882
Ringing World page reference: 3210.0882

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Wednesday, 27 September 1972 in 2h 33 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents called differently.
1 James R D Allison
2 Ernest Pimlott
3 Hilary A Skinner
4 Christopher L D Munday
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Christopher J Jones
First attempt: 1.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 28 September 1972 in 1h 55 (15 in C)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Minor
Seven extents
1–2 Ronald F Andrew
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
Completes Kent family from Minor to Maximus in hand: 5-6
Ringing World November 3rd 1972 No. 3210 Vol. LXVIII page 882
Ringing World page reference: 3210.0882

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 30 September 1972 in 2h 50 (13–2–12 in F)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by A.J. Pitman
1 Brian S B Kear
2 Elizabeth Hibbert
3 Eric Hotine
4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5 Michael Foulds
6 Stuart J Bamforth
7 Ronald F Andrew
8 Frank Osbaldiston
Compliment to the tenor ringer on his M.Sc.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 7 October 1972 in 2h 43 (13–2–17 in F♯)
5040 Minor (5m)
(1 & 2) Cambridge Surprise; (3 & 4) Plain Bob; (5) Norwich Surprise; (6) Kent TB; (7) Oxford TB.
1 Sidney Hough
2 Brian Schofield
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 Eric Roughley
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
4 Coppice Road
Wednesday, 11 October 1972 in 1h 40 (15 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
325th together: 1-2 and 5-6
Ringing World November 10th 1972 No. 3211 Vol. LXVIII page 903
Ringing World page reference: 3211.0903

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
4 Coppice Road
Wednesday, 18 October 1972 in 1h 50 (18 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 Frank R Morton
5–6 John R Scott (C)
Ringing World November 17th 1972 No. 3212 Vol. LXVIII page 924
Ringing World page reference: 3212.0924

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Friday, 20 October 1972 in 2h 50 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5184 Spliced Surprise Major (10m)
10 methods: 576 each Ashtead, Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, 384 London, Rutland and Uxbridge.
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Peter Broadbent
2 Frank R Morton
3 Ralph B Mitchell
4 Roland W Morant
5 Basil Jones
6 David J Midgley
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First 10-spliced: 3 & 6. First 10-spliced as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Neston, Cheshire
St Mary and St Helen
Saturday, 21 October 1972 in 2h 48 (14–2–24 in G)
5088 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by W Barton
1 Fiona G Finlayson
2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Charles F Pocock
5 Geoffrey C Sparling
6 Christopher J Eden
7 Eric J Gilbert
8 Anthony P Foster (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hayfield, Derbyshire
St Matthew
Saturday, 21 October 1972 in 2h 52 (10–2–21 in A♭)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Arthur Craven
1 Roland Jenkins
2 Eric Roughley
3 Neil D Lomas
4 David Midgley
5 Peter Broadbent
6 Ralph Mitchell
7 Timothy Wylie
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
First peal: 1.
A welcome to the new vicar (Rev. R. Castle).

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Wednesday, 25 October 1972 in 2h 20 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
(Seven different extents)
1 Eric Hotine
2 Valerie A Mayhew
3 Margaret E Gaskin
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 John R Scott
6 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal inside: 2.
Ringing World page reference: 3213.0940

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Thursday, 26 October 1972 in 2h 33 (15 in C)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J Wood
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Alan F Scholfield
7–8 Gerald Moorhouse
9–10 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World December 8th 1972 No. 3215 Vol. LXVIII page 985
Ringing World page reference: 3215.0985

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Friday, 27 October 1972 in 2h 43 (17)
5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by Arr Robert Peers
1–2 Elizabeth R Mullett
3–4 Eric J Gilbert
5–6 Charles F Pocock
7–8 Robert Peers (C)
9–10 David J Horrocks
First on 10 and on handbells: 9-10

Chester Diocesan Guild
Woodchurch, Merseyside
Holy Cross
Saturday, 28 October 1972 in 2h 36 (3–3–27 in D)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Nicholl
1 Rosemary J Finlayson
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Fiona G Finlayson
4 Donald Peers
5 Robert Peers
6 John P Horrocks
7 Eric J Gilbert
8 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
First peal, 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Congleton, Cheshire
St Peter
Friday, 3 November 1972 in 2h 37 (13–1–2 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J Bruerton
1 Valerie A Mayhew
2 Margaret E Gaskin
3 Roy Worrall
4 Eric Hotine
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 Peter Broadbent
7 David J Midgley
8 Roland W Morant
First on eight: 1
Ringing World December 1st 1972 No. 3214 Vol. LXVIII page 959

Chester Diocesan Guild
Solihull, Warwickshire
St Alphege
Saturday, 4 November 1972 in 3h 31 (21–1–11 in E♭)
5280 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by F Dench
1 Eric Roughley
2 Susan Smith
3 Christine Mills
4 R Brian Mills
5 J Henry Fielden
6 Roland H Cook
7 Timothy Wylie
8 Michael Platt
9 Cyril Crossthwaite
10 John Robinson
11 C Barrie Dove
12 Denis Mottershead (C)
3: First on 12.
Ringing World page reference: 3220.0027

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 4 November 1972 in 2h 53 (13–2–12 in F)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by C. K. Lewis
1 Peter Dyson
2 Ronald F Andrew
3 Margaret Booth
4 Peter Broadbent
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Brian S B Kear
7 Sidney Hough
8 John Booth
First in the method 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 9 November 1972 in 2h 50 (15 in C)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Maximus
Composed by J David Atkinson
1–2 Elizabeth Mullett
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Eric J Gilbert
9–10 Gerald Moorhouse
11–12 Charles F Pocock
First in method in hand: 7-8
Ringing World December 8th 1972 No. 3215 Vol. LXVIII page 985
Ringing World page reference: 3215.0985

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pulford, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 11 November 1972 in 2h 53 (9–3–6 in A♭)
5088 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by A Craven
1 Donald Peers
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Elizabeth R Mullett
4 Charles F Pocock
5 Robert Peers
6 Eric J Gilbert
7 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
8 Anthony P Foster
50th on Tower Bells: 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
4 Coppice Road
Monday, 13 November 1972 in 1h 34 (18 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
100th of Plain Bob: 3-4
Ringing World December 15th 1972 No. 3216 Vol. LXVIII page 1004
Ringing World page reference: 3216.1004

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burton, Cheshire
St Nicholas
Saturday, 18 November 1972 in 2h 45 (7–0–7 in B♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Christopher J Eden
2 Susan L Webster
3 Andrew Grant
4 R Spike Burston
5 Edwin Jones
6 Charles F Pocock (C)
First peal and first attempt: 2, 3 and 4
First peal of Minor: 1 and as conductor.
Rung for the Silver Wedding Anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth and HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

Chester Diocesan Guild
Thurstaston, Wirral
St Bartholomew
Sunday, 19 November 1972 in 2h 30 (6–2–15 in B♭)
5040 Doubles (19m/v)
2 extents each of St. Simon's, St. Alban's, Eynsham, St. Nicholas, St. Giles, St. Andrew, St. Martin's, St. Paul, St, Leonard, Winchendon Place Bob, St. Miles, St. John, Reverse Canterbury, Southrepps, Clifford's Pleasure; 3 extents each of Plain Bob, Kennington, April Day and Grandsire.
1 Richard G Turner
2 Charles F Pocock
3 Charles B Pemberton
4 Alexander J Martin (C)
5 Anthony P Foster
First attempt: 1
First doubles: 5
Most methods/variations: 2 & 5
Rung to mark the Silver Wedding Anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth and HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinbugh

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
4 Coppice Road
Monday, 20 November 1972 in 1h 42 (18 in G)
5040 Minor (2m)
2 extents Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, 5 Plain Bob
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World January 5th 1973 No. 3219 Vol. LXIX page 12
Ringing World page reference: 3219.0012

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
St Hilary of Poitiers
Monday, 20 November 1972 in 2h 40 (8–2–17 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (4m)
One extent London, two each of Cambridge, Beverley and Surfleet
1 Margaret F Webster
2 Lynda M Davies
3 Elizabeth R Mullett
4 D Anthony Wainwright
5 Vivian T O Boase
6 John McCulloch (C)
First peal: 1 and 4
First of Minor: 3
Rung to mark the Silver Wedding Anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth and HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Monday, 20 November 1972 in 2h 50 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J. Pritchard
1 Basil Jones
2 Sheila Nolan
3 Alan F Schofield
4 Brian S B Kear
5 Frank Osbaldiston
6 Ronald F Andrew
7 Alan McFall
8 Peter Broadbent (C)
First peal 2. By Sunday Service Band

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Monday, 20 November 1972 (8–1–13 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Derek Parry
2 Paul A Irvine
3 Ian M Robertson
4 Robert Peers
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 F Leslie Coventry
First quarter: 1 & 2
For the Silver Wedding Anniversary of HM The Queen and HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
43 Leigh Avenue
Thursday, 23 November 1972 in 2h 17 (15 in C)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Alan F Scholfield
Ringing World January 26th 1973 No. 3222 Vol. LXIX page 73
Ringing World page reference: 3222.0073

Chester Diocesan Guild
Norbury, Cheshire
St Thomas
Friday, 24 November 1972 in 2h 53 (14–1–22 in F♯)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
4 methods:1440 Yorkshire, 1280 Cambridge and Lincolnshire, 1120 Rutland, with 69 changes of method and all the work.
Composed by P G K Davies
1 Ralph B Mitchell
2 Michael J Platt
3 Peter Broadbent
4 Frank R Morton
5 Eric Hotine
6 Roland W Morant
7 Roy Worrall
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First Spliced S. Major: 3 & 5.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 25 November 1972 in 2h 45 (11–1–6 in F♯)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Clive W Simpson
2 Anne E Thompson
3 David A Godfrey
4 Sydney Hough
5 Michael Thomson
6 Nicholas Thomson
7 Denis Mottershead (C)
8 Andrew C D Mayes
First in the method 1,3 and 6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 25 November 1972 in 3h 35 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Fiona G Finlayson
2 Thomas E Howarth
3 Charles F Pocock
4 Geoffrey C Sparling
5 Eric J Gilbert
6 Christopher J Eden
7 Alexander J Martin (C)
8 Anthony P Foster
First peal of Bristol: 1, 2, 3 & 6.
First Bristol by the [Wirral] Branch.
Ringing World page reference: 3217.1049

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary within the Walls
Saturday, 25 November 1972 in 3h 3 (13–3–8 in F)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 David N Collins
2 Rachel J Elliott
3 J David Adams
4 Robin J Elliot
5 Dennis H B Millward
6 Jonathan D Shanklin
7 John W Griffiths (C)
8 John G Hallett
First in method: 6
A thanksgiving peal for the witness and work of this church through the centuries, prior to its closure on November 30th
Ringing World page reference: 3219.0008

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 2 December 1972 in 2h 32 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Minor (3m)
(Rev. Canterbury, Kent T.B. and Plain Bob).
1 Andrew Gaskin
2 Margaret E Gaskin
3 Valerie A Mayhew
4 Frank R Morton (C)
5 Peter Wilkinson
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
First peal of three Minor methods: 3
A birthday compliment to Geoffrey A. Edwards.
Ringing World page reference: 3220.0027

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Friday, 8 December 1972 in 3h 31 (26–0–21 in D)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by Peter Border
1 Geoffrey R Gardner
2 Peter C Randall
3 Neil Bennett (C)
4 David Baker
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Keith Brown
7 Timothy Wylie
8 Peter Brown
9 Michael D Fishwick
10 Richard S Starkie
11 Derek Butterworth
12 Frederick Shallcross

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 9 December 1972 in 2h 36 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by J H Fielden
1 Alan F Schofield
2 Donald F Murfet
3 Keith W Brown
4 John F Thorne
5 David E Rothera
6 John H Fielden (C)
7 Richard S Starkie
8 Peter G Brown

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tattenhall, Cheshire
St Alban
Saturday, 16 December 1972 in 2h 50 (12–0–17 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 Richard R Nightingale
2 Paul Asher
3 Robert Nightingale
4 Philip Nightingale
5 John W Griffiths (C)
6 John G Hallett
First peal: 1,2 and 4
First inside: 3
Ringing World page reference: 3222.0067

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 23 December 1972 in 2h 53 (13–2–12 in F)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by A. Knights
1 Peter Broadbent
2 Eric Roughley
3 Sidney Hough
4 Denis Mottershead
5 Andrew Queen
6 David Midgley
7 Timothy Wylie
8 Frank Osbaldiston

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Wednesday, 27 December 1972 in 3h 3 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by Peter Border
1 Sidney Hough
2 David C Vincent
3 Frank R Morton
4 Timothy Wylie
5 Geoffrey Fothergill
6 Michael Platt
7 John Ashcroft
8 Richard S Starkie
9 Frederick Shallcross
10 Peter Border (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 28 December 1972 (20–0–20 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Gordon Garnett
2 Christine Garnett
3 Mrs Sylvia Bailey
4 Shirley Garnett
5 Stephen Bailey
6 George H Bailey (C)