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Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 1 January 1982 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Jane D Johnston
2 Andrew J Jobson
3 Helen S Mitchell
4 Martyn N Tickner
5 P A Richardson
6 J Denis Maddock
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 John R Bibby
First in method: 5
Ringing World page reference: 3692.0095

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Wednesday, 6 January 1982 in 2h 30 (15)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1–2 Brian Harris
3–4 Neil D Lomas
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
Ringing World January 29th 1982 No. 3692 Vol. LXXVIII page 93
Ringing World page reference: 3692.0093

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Thursday, 7 January 1982 (25–2–6 in E♭)
1250 Bristol Surprise Major
1 J Robert Jervis
2 John F Oultram
3 Helen M Capper
4 Malcolm Murphy
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Graeme A Littler
8 Michael Thomson (C)
First Bristol -3; circled the tower -4; birthday compliment to Helen Foster.
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 9 January 1982 in 2h 52 (14–1–25 in F)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A Craven
1 Gavin E Price
2 Ernest W Runciman
3 John E Heaton (C)
4 John D Sherwood
5 Peter D Hughes
6 John S T Willasey
7 Peter L Furniss
8 Lenard J Mitchell
150th peal: 3

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday, 12 January 1982 (20–0–20 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 George H Bailey
2 Rebecca R Hunt
3 Shirley A Davies
4 Gordon Garnett
5 Stephen Bailey
6 Mervyn J Harrison (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Tuesday, 12 January 1982 in 2h 33 (15)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Brian Harris
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Alan F Scholfield (C)
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis
First in method in hand: 1-2
Ringing World February 26th 1982 No. 3696 Vol. LXXVIII page 175
Ringing World page reference: 3696.0175

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Thursday, 14 January 1982 in 2h 25 (13)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A Craven
1–2 Andrew C D Mayes (C)
3–4 Neil D Lomas
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World February 12th 1982 No. 3694 Vol. LXXVIII page 135
Ringing World page reference: 3694.0135

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tilston, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 16 January 1982 in 2h 40 (9–1–12 in B♭)
5040 Minor (7m)
1 extent each Cambridge S, Oxford T.B., Kent T.B., Double Oxford, Single Oxford. St Clements, Plain Bob
1 Simon R Ripley
2 Phillip J Boote
3 Andrew J Bradshaw
4 Malcolm Clarke
5 Frank R Morton
6 John R Scott (C)
Ringing World page reference: 3693.0113

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 16 January 1982 in 3h 9 (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by E Bennett
1 Shirley Harris
2 Alan J Brown
3 Alan G Foster
4 Cynthia Warrilow
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Colin Davies
7 Brian Harris
8 F John Keddie
First in method: 3.
Birthday compliment to Mrs Foster

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 21 January 1982 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Jane D Johnston
2 C W Simpson
3 Helen S Mitchell
4 Diana M Mounsey
5 P A Richardson
6 John R Bibby
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Martyn N Tickner
First in method: 5
Ringing World page reference: 3695.0156

Chester Diocesan Guild
Dodleston, Cheshire
St Mary
Tuesday, 26 January 1982 (8–0–0 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Colin Mitchell
2 John W Griffiths
3 Helen S Mitchell
4 George Case
5 D Clays
6 George E Morrall (C)
Half-muffled in memoriam John T Tilston, a local ringer who died on January 22nd
Ringing World page reference: 3696.0176

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Thursday, 28 January 1982 in 2h 41 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
1–2 J David Atkinson (C)
3–4 Neil D Lomas
5–6 Andrew C D Mayes
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis
9–10 Martin J Kirk
First TB Royal on handbells: 9-10
Ringing World February 19th 1982 No. 3695 Vol. LXXVIII page 155
Ringing World page reference: 3695.0155

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Friday, 29 January 1982 in 1h 42 (10)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World February 19th 1982 No. 3695 Vol. LXXVIII page 155
Ringing World page reference: 3695.0155

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 2 February 1982 in 2h 20 (11)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1440 Yorkshire, 1280 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, 1120 Rutland, 69 changes of method, all the work
Composed by P G K Davies
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Alan F Scholfield
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
Ringing World February 26th 1982 No. 3696 Vol. LXXVIII page 175
Ringing World page reference: 3696.0175

Chester Diocesan Guild
Over, Cheshire
St Chad
Thursday, 4 February 1982 (13–2–15 in F♯)
1344 Queensbridge Delight Major
1 Linda M Capper
2 J Robert Jervis
3 Graeme A Littler
4 Michael Thomson
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 John F Oultram
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Andrew J Jobson (C)
First in the method for all except 7
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 4 February 1982 in 2h 25
5120 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by W Harrison
1–2 David W Friend
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Giles B Thompson
7–8 Martin J Kirk
Ringing World February 26th 1982 No. 3696 Vol. LXXVIII page 175
Ringing World page reference: 3696.0175

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 6 February 1982 in 2h 42 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Rosemary Spencer
2 James Swallow
3 Stuart Holroyd
4 Roger Bugler
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Frank Osbaldiston
The second attempt at 4 simultaneous peals of Cambridge Surprise in Macclesfield by the East Cheshire Branch

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 6 February 1982 in 3h 22 (26–0–21 in D)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by Roderick W Pipe
1 Denis Mottershead
2 Janet House
3 Geoffrey R Gardner
4 David W Friend (C)
5 Peter Dyson
6 J David Atkinson
7 Peter Broadbent
8 William H Dowse
9 F John Keddie
10 Richard S Starkie
11 Brian Harris
12 Neil D Lomas

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 6 February 1982 in 3h 6 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by Andrew C D Mayes
1 Shirley Harris
2 Sue Barrett
3 Cynthia Warrilow
4 Alan G Foster
5 W J Charles Seddon
6 Simon Lomas
7 Clive R Calton
8 Martin J Kirk
9 Colin Davies
10 Andrew C D Mayes (C)
Rung as part of the East Cheshire Branch Minor to Maximus evening.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 7 February 1982 (24–3–0 in D)
1252 Pudsey Surprise Major
1 Ashley C P Pugh
2 Mary E McCulloch
3 Pam Thomson
4 Linda M Capper
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Andrew F Eccles
7 Graeme A Littler
8 Michael Thomson (C)
For evensong; first in the method - 2,3,4,6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Thursday, 11 February 1982 in 2h 41 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson (No. 3)
1–2 J David Atkinson (C)
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Andrew C D Mayes
7–8 Neil D Lomas
9–10 Martin J Kirk
Ringing World March 5th 1982 No. 3697 Vol. LXXVIII page 195
Ringing World page reference: 3697.0195

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Saturday, 13 February 1982 in 2h 43 (8–0–9 in B♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by F Bennett
1 John D Sherwood
2 Kathleen E Ford
3 Gavin E Price
4 Nicholas Thomson
5 Ernest W Runciman
6 Peter L Furniss
7 Lenard J Mitchell
8 John S T Willasey (C)
First on 8: 2
First Major as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
62 Manor Park South
Tuesday, 16 February 1982 in 2h 19 (15)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A Craven
1–2 Brian Harris
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Neil D Lomas
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
Ringing World March 19th 1982 No. 3699 Vol. LXXVIII page 238
Ringing World page reference: 3699.0238

Chester Diocesan Guild
Acton, Cheshire
St Mary
Tuesday, 16 February 1982 in 2h 51 (13–0–8 in F)
5040 Surprise Minor (9m)
(1) London, Wells (2) York, Durham (3) Norwich (4) Beverley (5) Surfleet (6) Ipswich (7) Cambridge
1 Phillip J Boote
2 C Paul Cheshire
3 Geoffrey A Edwards
4 Malcolm Clarke
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 Frederick S Sutton
Ringing World March 12th 1982 No. 3698 Vol LXXVIII page 215

Chester Diocesan Guild
Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester
St John
Thursday, 18 February 1982 (12–1–8 in G)
1250 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Linda M Capper
3 Pam Thomson
4 Ashley C P Pugh
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First in the method - 2,3,4
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
Holmes Farm Cottage
Friday, 19 February 1982 in 1h 46 (10)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
650th peal as conductor
Ringing World March 12th 1982 No. 3698 Vol. LXXVIII page 218
Ringing World page reference: 3698.0218

Chester Diocesan Guild
Witton (Northwich), Cheshire
St Helen
Saturday, 20 February 1982 (14–0–0 in F)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Linda M Capper
2 Andrew J Jobson
3 Michael Thomson
4 Ashley Pugh
5 Edward C Gorton
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
1st in method: 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 20 February 1982 in 3h 37 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by S J Ivin
1 Martin J Kirk
2 J David Atkinson
3 Ivor R Nicholls
4 Brian Harris
5 Frank R Morton
6 Neil D Lomas
7 Andrew CD Mayes
8 David W Friend (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hartford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 21 February 1982 (12–0–20 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Linda M Capper
2 Elizabeth Sephton
3 Pam Thomson
4 Robert Divall
5 E Edward Sephton
6 J Robert Jervis (C)
First minor - 2 & 4

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Thursday, 25 February 1982 in 2h 17 (11)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Giles B Thompson
350th peal as conductor
Ringing World March 19th 1982 No. 3699 Vol. LXXVIII page 238
Ringing World page reference: 3699.0238

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Thursday, 25 February 1982 in 2h 22 (13)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J E Burton
1–2 Martin J Kirk
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Andrew C D Mayes
7–8 Simon Lomas
Ringing World March 19th 1982 No. 3699 Vol. LXXVIII page 238
Ringing World page reference: 3699.0238

Chester Diocesan Guild
Oxton, Wirral
St Saviour
Saturday, 27 February 1982 in 3h 16 (20–1–16 in E)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by A M Tyler
1 Albert M Tyler (C)
2 Ralph G Edwards
3 Ruth M Border
4 John G Gipson
5 Tudor P Edwards
6 Kenneth J Hesketh
7 Alan F Scholfield
8 Peter Border
9 Philip J Rothera
10 Frank D Mack

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 27 February 1982 in 3h 14 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
1 Frank D Mack
2 Tudor P Edwards
3 D Robert Pettifor
4 Ruth M Border
5 Alan F Scholfield
6 John P Gipson
7 Kenneth J Hesketh
8 Philip J Rothera
9 Peter Border (C)
10 R Kingsley Mason

Chester Diocesan Guild
Duffield, Derbyshire
St Alkmund
Saturday, 27 February 1982 in 3h 1 (17–2–11 in E)
5040 Daresbury Surprise Royal
Composed by H J Tucker
1 Eric Hotine
2 Roland H Cook
3 Raymond J Ballard
4 Andrew N Stubbs
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 F John Keddie
7 David J Bates
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
9 Clive Calton
10 Simon Humphrey
RW 1982.0297.
Published as Dodlestone but not an extension of Dodleston S Major. (Felstead Database).

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 27 February 1982 in 3h (18–0–6 in E)
5058 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1 Alan J Brown
2 Shirley Harris
3 Cynthia Warrilow
4 Alan G Foster
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Malcolm Murphy
7 Colin Davies
8 Brian Harris

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Wednesday, 3 March 1982 in 2h 20 (11)
5056 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by J N Longridge
1–2 David W Friend
3–4 Alan F Scholfield
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World March 26th 1982 No. 3700 Vol. LXXVIII page 257
Ringing World page reference: 3700.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Wednesday, 10 March 1982 in 2h 30 (15)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
1–2 J David Atkinson (C)
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Peter C Randall
7–8 Neil D Lomas
9–10 Brian Harris
Ringing World April 2nd 1982 No. 3701 Vol. LXXVIII page 279
Ringing World page reference: 3701.0279

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Thursday, 11 March 1982 (11–0–7 in G)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
256 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire - variable hunt all the work, including the hunt.
1 Ian W Taylor
2 J Robert Jervis
3 Malcolm Murphy
4 Graeme A Littler
5 Michael Thomson
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 John F Oultram
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First spliced as conductor
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Wednesday, 17 March 1982 in 1h 40 (10)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
For St Patrick’s Day
Ringing World April 9th 1982 No. 3702 Vol. LXXVIII page 300
Ringing World page reference: 3702.0300

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Greater Manchester
St George
Saturday, 20 March 1982 in 3h 6 (18–0–11 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Nicholas Woods
2 Peter Coxall
3 Roger Bugler
4 John M C Lysons
5 J Derek Smith
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
7 C Kenneth Lewis
8 Peter Dyson
First on eight bells: 1.
In memoriam Tom Wilde

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bosley, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 20 March 1982 in 2h 43 (5–2–22 in A)
5280 Doubles (66m/v)
(1) Rev St Bartholomew. Rushall. St Mathias; (2) Northrepps, All Saints, St Philip; (3) Fortune, Marchington, St Guthlac; (4) St Augustine, St Hilda, St Polycarp; (5) Kirkby, Zeus, St James; (6) Grandsire; (7) St Helen; (8) Newborough; (9) St Quintin; (10) Allestree; (11) St Lucy; (12) Daffodil; (13) St Anne; (14) Bluebell; (15) St John, St Crispin, Ryton; (16) St Miles; (17) Winchendon Place; (18) St George; (19) Wadham; (20) Lapley, St Mary, Shareshill; (21) St Giles; (22) St Nicholas; (23) St Thomas: (24) Nuffield; (25) Clifford's Pleasure, St David, Little Aston; (26) Southrepps; (27) Rev. Canterbury; (28) St Columb; (29) Campion, (30) Eynsham, St Jude, Elford; (31) St Simon, (32) St Alban; (33) Cassington; (34) Somerville; (35) St Leonard, St Laurence, Austrey; (36) St Martin; (37) St Paul; (38) St Peter; (39) Magdalen; (40) April Day, Litchurch, Seighford; (41) Hudibras, (42) Old; (43) Kennington; (44) Plain Bob
1 John Booth
2 W J Charles Seddon
3 Martin J Kirk (C)
4 Barry Corbishley
5 Ivor R Nichols
6 Donald Pearson
First in 66 methods/variations by all
Ringing World page reference: 3702.0297

Chester Diocesan Guild
Weaverham, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 21 March 1982 (9–0–23 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Richard K Parkin
2 Kate Hewitt
3 Alison Witton
4 Pauline Taylor
5 Pam Thomson (C)
6 Linda M Capper
First attempt - 1. For Mothering Sunday. 1st birthday compliment to Claire Louise Thomson

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Wednesday, 24 March 1982 in 2h 34 (17)
5000 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by B Annable
1–2 Brian Harris
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Neil D Lomas
7–8 Andrew C D Mayes
9–10 J David Atkinson (C)
Ringing World April 16th 1982 No. 3703 Vol. LXXVIII page 322
Ringing World page reference: 3703.0322

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wrexham, Wrexham
St Giles
Thursday, 25 March 1982 (24 in D)
1299 Stedman Caters
1 John W Griffiths
2 Norah M Randles
3 A C Bennett
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 George E Morrall
6 John F Oultram
7 S A Elwell Sutton
8 David T Andrews
9 Martyn N Tickner (C)
10 E C Webster
First Stedman Caters: 4,5,6 and 8
"For two Chester Branch bell(e)s tied on March 25th" was how one ringer suggested we dedicate the quarter peal of Stedman Caters at Wrexham. However, to describe our chairman thus, who is more noted for bell-hanging and beer drinking than ballet dancing, might stretch the imagination a little, and therefore we elected to offer our congratulations and best wishes to Chris Roberts and Jackie Duffield on cementing their long-standing relationship
Ringing World page reference: 3707.0412

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 27 March 1982 in 3h 4 (18–0–6 in E)
5152 Belgrave Surprise Major
Composed by L F Bailey
1 Shirley Harris
2 Ivor R Nichols
3 Stuart C W Hutchieson
4 Denis Maddock
5 John F Mulvey
6 Andrew E Else
7 Colin Davies
8 Brian Harris (C)
First in method: 4, 5 & 7. First in method inside: 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
62 Manor Park South
Tuesday, 30 March 1982 in 2h 15 (14)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Caroline M Greenwood
3–4 Brian Harris
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7–8 Martin J Kirk
First in hand: 1-2
Ringing World April 30th 1982 No. 3705 Vol. LXXVIII page 360
Ringing World page reference: 3705.0360

Chester Diocesan Guild
Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester
St John
Thursday, 1 April 1982 (12–1–8 in G)
1250 All Fools' Surprise Major
1 Joseph Thornley
2 Graeme A Littler
3 Christopher A Bradshaw
4 Linda M Capper
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 John E Heaton
7 Michael Thomson (C)
8 Ian W Taylor
First in the method for all

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 3 April 1982 in 3h 1 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5040 Oakham Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Shirley Harris
2 Martin J Kirk
3 Derek J Barrett
4 Peter Broadbent
5 J David Atkinson
6 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
7 David W Friend
8 Clive R Calton
9 Frank R Morton
10 Brian Harris
Circled the tower : Martin J Kirk.
First in the method by all the band and on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gawsworth, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 3 April 1982 in 2h 57 (11–1–9 in G)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Frank Osbaldiston
2 Simon Lomas
3 Martin J Kirk
4 Denis Mottershead
5 Brian Harris
6 Peter Dyson
7 Neil D Lomas
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First London: 2 & 6.
Compliment to the Archdeacon of Macclesfield and Rector of Gawsworth, the Venerable Rennie Simpson, on his appointment as Chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Tuesday, 6 April 1982 in 2h 20 (12)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Brian Harris
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Neil D Lomas
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
Ringing World April 30th 1982 No. 3705 Vol. LXXVIII page 360
Ringing World page reference: 3705.0360

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Tuesday, 13 April 1982 in 2h 20 (11)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by H Law James
1–2 David W Friend
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Neil D Lomas
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
Ringing World May 14th 1982 No. 3707 Vol. LXXVIII page 405
Ringing World page reference: 3707.0405

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gresford, Wrexham
All Saints
Friday, 16 April 1982
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 D R Maxwell
2 Jackie Roberts
3 Norah M Randles
4 Diana M Mounsey
5 Robert Peers
6 Christopher Roberts
7 Denis Maddock
8 Geoffrey Parting (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 22 April 1982 (18–0–6 in E)
1280 Cornwall Surprise Major
1 Linda M Capper
2 Malcolm Murphy
3 J Robert Jervis
4 Graeme A Littler
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Michael Thomson
First in the method for all except 2.
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Friday, 23 April 1982 in 2h 32 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Norwich Surprise Minor
(2x2160 and 1x720)
1 Frederick S Sutton
2 Frank R Morton (C)
3 Phillip J Boote
4 John R Scott
5 Andrew P Simcox
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
Circled tower eight times: 2.
First in method: 4, 5, 6.
For St. George's Day.
Ringing World page reference: 3707.0403

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Saturday, 24 April 1982 (12–0–23 in G)
1344 Plain Bob Triples
1 John Hyden
2 Lucy Wall
3 Heather Veysey
4 Ruth M Harrison
5 Eric R Jones
6 William Harrison
7 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
8 M J Davies
First Quarter: 8
To celebrate the wedding of Edwina Gilmour to Mr. Gerald Roberts at Heswall on this day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
St Nicholas
Saturday, 24 April 1982 (16–2–20 in E)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
2 Marjorie E Boote
3 Alexander T Wall
4 John E Howarth
5 William A Boote
6 Peter M F Searles
7 Eric R Jones
8 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
To celebrate the wedding of Edwina Gilmour to Mr. Gerald Roberts at Heswall on this day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Runcorn, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 24 April 1982 (15–3–15 in E)
1280 London Surprise Major
1 Helen S Mitchell
2 Geoffrey Parting
3 Diana M Mounsey
4 C W Simpson
5 G V Graham
6 J H Wilton
7 W Allman
8 J Denis Maddock (C)
For Chester D.G. Quarter Peal week
Ringing World page reference: 3709.0453

Chester Diocesan Guild
Over, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 24 April 1982 in 2h 52 (13–2–15 in F♯)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire
Composed by Noel J Diserens
1 John R Bibby
2 Diana M Mounsey
3 Clive W Simpson
4 John F Oultram
5 David J Dearnley
6 Martyn N Tickner
7 Paul N Mounsey (C)
8 Denis Maddock

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Saturday, 24 April 1982 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Gavin E Price
2 Gillian Caulfield
3 Robert Peers
4 Catherine Parr
5 John S T Willasey (C)
6 Christopher R Sutton
7 John G Lifton
8 P Ian Pentin
To celebrate the wedding of Edwina Gilmour to Mr. Gerald Roberts at Heswall on this day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Saturday, 24 April 1982 (20–2–4 in D)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 Adrian J Bowen
2 Linda M Capper
3 D Ian Chalmers
4 Ashley C P Pugh
5 Graeme A Littler
6 Douglas A Stewart
7 Michael Thomson (C)
8 J Robert Jervis

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 24 April 1982 in 2h 58 (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Alan J Brown
1 Shirley Harris
2 Cynthia Warrilow
3 Alan J Brown
4 Alan G Foster
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Colin Davies
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Brian Harris
Golden Wedding compliment to Mr and Mrs A J Brown of Bowdon

Chester Diocesan Guild
Weaverham, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 25 April 1982 (9–0–23 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Kate Hewitt
2 Alison Witton (C)
3 Richard K Parkin
4 Pam Thomson
5 Jayne Barlow
6 Linda M Capper
First inside - 3; first as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hartford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 25 April 1982 (12–0–20 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Elizabeth Sephton
2 Linda M Capper
3 Andrew Johnson
4 E Edward Sephton
5 J Robert Jervis (C)
6 Charles H Smith

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stretton, Cheshire
St Matthew
Wednesday, 28 April 1982 (8–3–18 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Catherine James
2 R Neil Houghton
3 Alison Witton
4 Edward C Gorton
5 Linda M Capper
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First minor - 1; first minor inside -2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 29 April 1982 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1 P A Richardson
2 Diana M Mounsey
3 Helen S Mitchell
4 J Denis Maddock
5 George E Morrall
6 C W Simpson
7 Andrew J Jobson
8 John F Oultram (C)
First spliced: 1
First 4-spliced: 3
For Chester D.G. Quarter Peal week
Ringing World page reference: 3709.0453

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 29 April 1982 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
1 J Denis Maddock
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Diana M Mounsey
4 C W Simpson
5 George E Morrall
6 P A Richardson
7 Andrew J Jobson
8 John F Oultram (C)
First in method: 6
For Chester D.G. Quarter Peal week
Ringing World page reference: 3709.0453

Chester Diocesan Guild
Lymm, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 1 May 1982 (29–3–8 in D)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Graeme A Littler (C)
2 Linda M Capper
3 Malcolm Murphy
4 Edward C Gorton
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Christopher A Bradshaw
7 Robert J Fearnett
8 David G Ogden
Rung prior to the wedding of Andrew Eccles and Mary McCulloch

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burton, Cheshire
St Nicholas
Saturday, 1 May 1982 in 2h 38 (7–0–7 in B♭)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
London, Wells, York, Durham, Norwich, Ipswich, Cambridge
1 Andrew Gaskin
2 Mervyn J Harrison
3 Malcolm Clarke
4 Philip J Boote
5 Frederick S Sutton
6 Frank R Morton (C)
First Surprise Minor: 2
950th peal for the Guild: 6
Birthday compliment to Andrew Gaskin

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Thursday, 6 May 1982 in 2h 19 (11)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
1120 Rutland, 800 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, 104 changes of method
Composed by S D Chandler
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Alan F Scholfield
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
Ringing World May 28th 1982 No. 3709 Vol. LXXVIII page 449
Ringing World page reference: 3709.0449

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Sunday, 9 May 1982 (25–2–6 in E♭)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Caroline Wright
2 Nicholas Thomson (C)
3 Linda M Capper
4 Edward C Gorton
5 Graeme A Littler
6 Christopher A Bradshaw
7 Neil M Thomas
8 Michael Thomson
First on eight -1; first Cambridge Major -3

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 13 May 1982 (20–0–20 in E)
1260 Stedman Triples
1 Andrew J Jobson
2 J Robert Jervis
3 John F Oultram
4 Michael Thomson
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Malcolm Murphy
7 Ian W Taylor (C)
8 Graeme A Littler
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 18 May 1982 in 2h 24 (11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
768 London, Rutland, 640 Bristol, 576 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, 142 changes of method
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Alan F Scholfield
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
Ringing World June 11th 1982 No. 3711 Vol. LXXVIII page 490
Ringing World page reference: 3711.0490

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
62 Manor Park South
Tuesday, 18 May 1982 in 2h 20 (15)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 David W Friend
3–4 Martin J Kirk
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 Brian Harris
First on an inside pair: 3-4
Ringing World June 25th 1982 No. 3713 Vol. LXXVIII page 537
Ringing World page reference: 3713.0537

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 25 May 1982 in 2h 31 (15)
5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by B Annable
1–2 J David Atkinson (C)
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis
5–6 Neil D Lomas
7–8 Peter C Randall
9–10 Brian Harris
Ringing World June 18th 1982 No. 3712 Vol. LXXVIII page 513
Ringing World page reference: 3712.0513

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Monday, 31 May 1982 in 2h 57 (10)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 John G Lifton
2 Ruth M Harrison
3 John E Buckley
4 Eric R Jones
5 Robert Peers
6 John D Sherwood
7 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
8 John S T Willasey
First Attempt: 2.
First Surprise: 3 & 4
Birthday compliment to (number of years not disclosed) John Willasey

Chester Diocesan Guild
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Town Hall
Saturday, 5 June 1982 in 3h 47 (42–2–25)
5137 Stedman Cinques
Composed by T Hooley
1 John Cornock
2 Peter C Randall (C)
3 Christine Andrew
4 Jeffrey Brannan
5 Alan F Scholfield
6 Lenard J Mitchell
7 Andrew C D Mayes
8 Neil D Lomas
9 Peter L Furniss
10 Richard S Starkie
11 George H Campling
12 Derek J Thomas
100th peal together: 5,7
Ringing world: .0534
Ringing World page reference: 3713.0534

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 5 June 1982 in 3h 6 (18–0–6 in E)
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Alan J Brown
2 Shirley Harris
3 Cynthia Warrilow
4 Alan G Foster
5 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
6 Malcolm Murphy
7 Colin Davies
8 Rev Brian Harris
First in method inside: 2 & 4.
18th Birthday compliment to Judith Warrilow (31st May).

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 8 June 1982 in 2h 16 (11)
5088 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by D Knox
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis
Ringing World July 2nd 1982 No. 3714 page 556
Ringing World page reference: 3714.0556

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 10 June 1982 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1252 Superlative Surprise Major
Variable hunt
1 Ian W Taylor
2 Michael Thomson
3 John F Oultram (C)
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Graeme A Littler
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Nicholas Thomson
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Saturday, 12 June 1982 in 2h 36 (8–0–9 in B♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Bruerton (12 part)
1 Sandra Hedderick
2 Sue Wallace
3 Michael J Clay
4 John G Lifton
5 John S T Willasey (C)
6 John E Heaton
7 Lenard J Mitchell
8 Peter L Furniss
First triples: 1 & 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Rock Ferry, Wirral
St Peter
Sunday, 13 June 1982 (10–0–8 in G)
1320 Minor (2m)
1 Robert Peers
2 John D Sherwood
3 Eric R Jones
4 Christopher R Sutton
5 Peter M F Searles
6 John S T Willasey (C)
For Morning Service

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gresford, Wrexham
All Saints
Tuesday, 15 June 1982 (24–0–3 in D)
1342 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 John W Griffiths
2 Norah M Randles
3 Katherine A Skinner
4 Sally P Wright
5 Helen S Mitchell
6 David T Andrews
7 J David Adams
8 Martyn N Tickner (C)
To mark the cessation of hostilities in the South Atlantic
Ringing World page reference: 3715.0577

Chester Diocesan Guild
Dodleston, Cheshire
St Mary
Tuesday, 22 June 1982 (8–0–0 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Helen S Mitchell
2 Colin Mitchell
3 Irene James
4 Brian S Boyd
5 George E Morrall (C)
6 John W Griffiths
First inside: 2
Ringing World page reference: 3717.0618

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
St George
Wednesday, 23 June 1982 in 2h 53 (13–2–17 in F♯)
5040 Minor (7m)
(1) Cambridge Surprise; (2) Kingston TB; (3) London Scholars’ Pleasure TB; (4) Sandal TB; (5) Oxford TB; (6) Kent TB; (7) Plain Bob.
1 Sidney Hough
2 Elspeth J Friend
3 Rosemary S Spencer
4 J Wilfred Scarrott
5 David W Friend
6 Peter Dyson (C)
By Sunday service band. To celebrate the birth of Prince William.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 24 June 1982 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Andrew J Jobson
2 Martyn N Tickner
3 Diana M Mounsey
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 C W Simpson
6 P A Richardson
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 John R Bibby
Engagement compliment to Diana Mounsey and Robert G Anderson
Ringing World page reference: 3717.0618

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 26 June 1982 in 2h 44 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
(Seven different extents)
1 Helen C Daniels
2 Phillip J Boote
3 Keith Daniels
4 Frank R Morton (C)
5 Andrew Gaskin
6 Frederick S Sutton
Ringing World page reference: 3717.0613

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hartford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 26 June 1982 (12–0–20 in G)
1320 Surfleet Surprise Minor
1 Belinda Bridson-Jones
2 Linda M Capper
3 Malcolm Murphy
4 Robert J Fearnett
5 Michael Thomson
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
Wedding compliment to Steve Owen and Alison Witton, married later this day at Weaverham.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 27 June 1982 in 3h 5 (18–0–6 in E)
5152 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by J S Wilde (No 6)
1 Valerie W Foster
2 Shirley Harris
3 Judith Warrilow
4 Alan J Brown
5 Cynthia Warrilow
6 Alan G Foster
7 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
8 Rev Brian Harris
To celebrate the birth of Prince William

Chester Diocesan Guild
Gresford, Clwyd
Dunholme, Pant Lane
Thursday, 1 July 1982 in 2h 51 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by Bob Smith's
1–2 Norah M Randles
3–4 Martyn N Tickner
5–6 S Elwell-Sutton (C)
7–8 Robert Peers
9–10 Diana M Mounsey
First on handbells: 9-10
To celebrate the engagement of Miss Diana Mounsey to Robert G Anderson
Ringing World July 30th 1982 No. 3718 page 641
Ringing World page reference: 3718.0641

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Thursday, 1 July 1982 (20–2–4 in D)
1440 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
800 Glasgow, 640 Belfast, 20 com
1 Michael Thomson
2 Graeme A Littler
3 J Robert Jervis
4 John F Oultram
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Ian W Taylor (C)
First in the methods spliced for all

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Friday, 2 July 1982 (25–2–6 in E♭)
1344 Plain Bob Major
1 Barbara Lythgoe
2 Alison Owen
3 Linda M Capper
4 Michael Timmins
5 Raymond L Poole
6 D Ian Chalmers
7 Brian Merrill
8 Graeme A Littler (C)
First Major - 1
Wedding compliment to Edward and Shirley Gould

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 2 July 1982 in 2h 51 (12–1–3 in F♯)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Pamela J Hancock
2 Nicola J Hollinshead
3 G Mary Cox
4 Jane D Johnston
5 Andy J Jobson
6 Philip A Richardson
7 John F Oultram
8 John R Bibby (C)
First peal, first attempt; 1.
First in the method 'inside'; 2.
For the Consecration of Preb. Michael Baughen as Bishop of Chester at York Minster on June 29, 1982 by Stuart Ebor, Archbishop of York.
Also to celebrate the birth of Prince William of Wales on June 21, 1982.
Rung by the Sunday service band.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Minshull, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Friday, 2 July 1982 in 2h 39 (10 in G)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Frank R Morton (C)
2 John R Scott
3 John R Bradshaw
4 C Paul Cheshire
5 Phillip J Boote
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
First on the recently augmented bells, dedicated on June 30th by Rev P Gains, the new treble being given by an anonymous donor
Ringing World July 30th 1982 No. 3718 page 637

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 3 July 1982 in 2h 43 (11–3–15 in G)
5040 Spliced Treble Bob Minor (58m)
7 extents. 103 changes of method: (1) Newdigate, Charlwood, Old Oxford, Neasden, College Bob IV, St Albans, Willesden, Wragby, Marple, Braintree, Taxal, Humber, Elston, Clarence Delight, Morning Star Treble Bob; (2) Surfleet, Hexham, Beverley, Berwick, Cambridge, Primrose Surprise; (3) Leasowe, Beeston, Peveril, Melandra, Castleton, Bucknall Delight; (4) Bogedone, Knutsford, Wilmslow, Rostherne, Ely Delight, Bourne Surprise; (5) Fotheringay, Skipton, Balmoral, Chepstow, Dover Delight, Hull Surprise. (6) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal, St Werburgh, Abbeyville, Canterbury Delight; (7) Ockley, Capel, Duke of Norfolk, Sandal, College Exercise, London Scholars' Pleasure, Norbury, Kingston, Oxford T.B and Donottar, Carisbrooke, Pontefract, W ath Delight
1 Sidney Hough
2 Simon Lomas
3 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
4 Denis Mottershead
5 Neil D Lomas
6 Peter Dyson
First peal in 58 methods by all except the conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 3 July 1982 in 2h 50 (14–1–25 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Brereton's 12-part
1 Ruth Harrison
2 Gavin E Price
3 Robert Peers
4 Eric R Jones
5 John S T Willasey (C)
6 John D Sherwood
7 John Hyden
8 John G Lifton

Chester Diocesan Guild
Mottram in Longdendale, Greater Manchester
St Michael
Saturday, 10 July 1982 in 3h (15–1–16 in F)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Ronald F Andrew
2 Sidney Hough
3 John Lysons
4 J Derek Smith
5 Alan Foster
6 David Adams
7 Denis Mottershead (C)
8 Dennis Maddock
Source: RW, 1982, page 698.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 10 July 1982 in 2h 54 (13–2–12 in F)
5040 (39) Methods Spliced Treble Bob Minor
7 extents. 63 changes of method) (1) Fotheringay, Skipton, Balmoral, Chepstow, Dover Delight (2) Bogdedone, Wilmslow. Rostherne,Ely Delight (3) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal, St Werburgh, Abbeyville, Canterbury Delight(4) Newdigte, Old Oxford, College Bob(iv), Marple, Taxal Delight (5) Charlwood. Neasden, St Albans, Wragby, Braintree, Humber Delight (6) Ockley, Duke of Norfolk, College Exercise, Norbury, Morning Star T.B (7) Capel, Sandal, London Scholars, London Scholars'Pleasure, Kingston, Oxford T.B.
1 Rosemary Spencer
2 Simon Lomas
3 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
4 Neil D Lomas
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Peter Dyson
The thanks of the band are due to the ringer of the 5th who stood in at the last moment

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 11 July 1982 (24–3–0 in D)
1259 Grandsire Caters
1 Joyce S Bode
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Julie Dodd
4 Diana J Thomas
5 Colin T Graham (C)
6 Timothy M W Stansfeld
7 J David Adams
8 George E Morrall
9 Martyn N Tickner
10 Robin H Parry
First on ten: 3,4 and 10
21st birthday compliment and first on ten as conductor
Ringing World page reference: 3731.0909

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Tuesday, 20 July 1982 in 2h 14 (11)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Thorp
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Martin J Kirk
Farewell peal for Martin Kirk, leaving for Oxfordshire
Ringing World August 13th 1982 No. 3720 page 680
Ringing World page reference: 3720.0680

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Greater Manchester
St Mary
Thursday, 22 July 1982 (23–3–16 in E♭)
1284 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
1 Peter Dyson
2 John F Oultram
3 J Robert Jervis
4 Graeme A Littler
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Denis Maddock
7 Michael Thomson (C)
8 Nicholas Thomson
9 Malcolm Murphy
10 Ian W Taylor
First Lincolnshire Royal for all except 9 & 10.
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Waverton, Cheshire
St Peter
Tuesday, 3 August 1982 (8–0–10 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Nicky Dromgoole
2 Martyn N Tickner
3 Helen S Mitchell
4 Sally P Wright
5 D T Owen
6 George E Morrall (C)
First quarter peal: 1
Ringing World page reference: 3724.0763

Chester Diocesan Guild
New Mills, Derbyshire
St George
Tuesday, 3 August 1982 in 2h 49 (13–1–0 in G♯)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by R Baldwin
1 Geoffrey W Randall
2 Ruth M Border
3 Josephine A Brown
4 D Robert Pettifor
5 Keith W Brown
6 Peter Border (C)
7 James L Towler
8 Peter G Brown
Source: RW, 1982, page 738.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
62 Manor Park South
Tuesday, 3 August 1982 in 2h 20 (11)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Judith Warrilow
3–4 Brian Harris
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 J David Atkinson (C)
First Major on handbells: 1-2
Ringing World August 27th 1982 No. 3722 page 721
Ringing World page reference: 3722.0721

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 5 August 1982 (26–3–3 in E♭)
1296 Eryri Surprise Major
1 Ian W Taylor
2 J Robert Jervis
3 John F Oultram
4 Graeme A Littler
5 Malcolm Murphy
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Michael Thomson
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First in the method for all. A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter.
For the christening of Prince William of Wales.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 7 August 1982 in 3h 1 (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 Cynthia Warrilow
2 Judith Warrilow
3 Julia Davies
4 Alan J Brown
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 C Kenneth Lewis
7 Colin Davies (C)
8 Rev'd Brian Harris
First Surprise major - 2.
To welcome Paul Stuart Davies, born 24th June

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Wednesday, 11 August 1982 (19–3–12 in E♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 John W Griffiths
2 Colin Mitchell
3 D T Owen
4 Brian Blakey
5 Sally P Wright
6 George E Morrall (C)
First Minor: 2
Ringing World page reference: 3724.0761

Chester Diocesan Guild
Rock Ferry, Wirral
St Peter
Saturday, 14 August 1982 in 2h 43 (10–0–8 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 Russell Dumphries
2 C Paul Cheshire
3 Phillip J Boote
4 Derek Parry
5 Leonard Colley
6 Frank R Morton (C)
625th as conductor for the Guild
First peal on the bells for 44 years

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hoole, Cheshire
All Saints
Tuesday, 17 August 1982 (7½ in B)
1260 Minor (2m)
1 N H Jones
2 John W Griffiths (C)
3 Brian Blakey
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Colin T Graham
6 Martyn N Tickner
First quarter peal: 1
Ringing World page reference: 3724.0761

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 17 August 1982 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Stedman Triples
1 John G Lifton
2 Margaret K S Allin
3 Kate Parr
4 Eric R Jones
5 S J Flockton
6 John S T Willasey (C)
7 Peter D Hughes (C)
8 Christopher R Sutton
First Stedman as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Friday, 27 August 1982 in 2h 34 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
(Seven different extents)
1 Russell Dumphreys
2 A Doreen Edwards
3 Phillip J Boote
4 Leonard Colley
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 Frederick S Sutton
21st Birthday compliment to Russell Dumphreys.
Ringing World page reference: 3725.0778

Chester Diocesan Guild
Llandaff, Cardiff
Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul
Saturday, 28 August 1982 in 3h 14 (20–1–0 in E)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by R W Pipe
1 John Hyden
2 R Brian Mills
3 Elisabeth A G Bowden
4 Anthony J Crabtree
5 Eric Nixon
6 Richard J Bowden
7 Andrew B Mills
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
9 Timothy M Davis
10 David W Friend

Chester Diocesan Guild
Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire
St Nicholas
Saturday, 28 August 1982 in 2h 42 (11–1–5 in G)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Arthur Craven
1 Shirley Harris
2 John W Griffiths
3 John F Mulvey
4 Eric E Speake
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Stuart C W Hutchieson
7 P Gordon Corby
8 Brian Harris (Cheshire) (C)
Brian Harris's 1000th peal.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Radyr, Cardiff
Christ Church
Monday, 30 August 1982 in 2h 50 (12–0–15 in G)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Caroline R Pettit
2 John Hyden
3 R Brian Mills
4 Eric Nixon
5 David W Friend
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
7 Andrew B Mills
8 Timothy M Davis

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Monday, 30 August 1982 in 3h 37 (24–3–0 in D)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by A S Hudson
1 Ruth Blackwell
2 Sheila A Wellen
3 Alan D Flood
4 David J Dearnley
5 Nigel C Smith
6 Frederick T Scott
7 Timothy J Wellen
8 Alan F Scholfield
9 Nigel Thompson
10 Jeffrey Brannan
11 Peter L Furniss
12 George H Campling (C)
Ringing World page reference: 3726.0798

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Tuesday, 31 August 1982 in 2h 15 (11)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1–2 Rev Brian Harris
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Giles B Thompson
Ringing World September 24th 1982 No. 3726 page 803
Ringing World page reference: 3726.0803

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Thursday, 2 September 1982 (11–0–7 in G)
1376 Spliced Surprise Major (13m)
288 Ashtead, 256 London, 128 Cambridge, Pudsey, Rutland, Yorkshire, 96 Bristol, 64 Superlative, 32 Calthorpe, Kingsbury, Lincolnshire, Uxbridge, Warnham.
1 Michael Thomson (C)
2 John F Oultram
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Ian W Taylor
Most methods for all except 7.
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 5 September 1982 (24–3–0 in D)
1344 Kent Treble Bob Maximus
1 Nicholas Thomson
2 Michael Thomson
3 Mary E Eccles
4 Linda M Capper
5 Andrew F Eccles
6 John F Oultram
7 Robert J Fearnett
8 Clive W Simpson
9 Andrew J Jobson
10 Denis Maddock
11 Graeme A Littler
12 Malcolm Murphy (C)
First on 12 - 3,4,5,6,7,8,11; first Maximus - 9,10; first on 12 as conductor.
For the installation and enthronement as the Bishop of Chester of Rev'd Michael Baughen

Chester Diocesan Guild
Weaverham, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 7 September 1982 (9–0–23 in A♭)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Richard K Parkin
2 Alison Owen
3 Pauline Taylor
4 Linda M Capper
5 Pam Thomson
6 Robert J Fearnett (C)
First Treble Bob - 1
To mark the installation and enthronement of the Right Reverend Michael Baughen as Bishop of Chester

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Wednesday, 8 September 1982 (20–0–20 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Deborah Brearley
2 George H Bailey
3 Gordon Garnett
4 Rebecca R Hunt
5 Ian W Taylor (C)
6 Peter J Cox
First Quarter 1
Rung on the occasion of the Enthronement of The Bishop of Chester

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Wednesday, 8 September 1982 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Catherine James
2 Bridget Carroll
3 Caroline Wright
4 Bernard J Ongley
5 Edward C Gorton
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
For the installation and enthronement as Bishop of Chester of the Rev'd Michael Baughen

Chester Diocesan Guild
Lymm, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 9 September 1982 (14–0–14 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 John Birks
2 Nicholas Thomson (C)
3 Graeme A Littler
4 Edward C Gorton
5 Douglas W Kirkpatrick
6 Robert F Harris
First attempt - 1.
For the installation and enthronement as Bishop of Chester of Rev'd Michael Baughen

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 9 September 1982 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1250 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1 P A Richardson
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Sally P Wright
4 Malcolm Murphy
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 C W Simpson
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 John R Bibby
To mark the installation and enthronement of The Right Reverend Michael Baughen as Bishop of Chester
Ringing World page reference: 3730.0881

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Friday, 10 September 1982 in 2h 50 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Prichard
1 Kevin Rogers
2 Jane E Powell
3 Angela Pearson
4 Donald Pearson
5 Carol A Davenport
6 Barry Corbishley
7 Ivor R Nichols
8 W J Charles Seddon (C)
First peal 2; First on eight 1; First as conductor.
Rung to mark the installation and enthronement of The Right Reverend Michael Baughen as Bishop of Chester

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 11 September 1982 in 2h 59 (14–2–8 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Sue Barrett
2 Jane E Powell
3 Bridget Entwistle
4 Andree Ellis
5 Guy N Rutty
6 W J Charles Seddon
7 Derek J Barrett
8 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First peal: 3 & 4. First on eight: 5.
To mark the installation and enthronement of The Right Reverend Michael Baughen as Bishop of Chester.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
St George
Saturday, 11 September 1982 in 2h 48 (13–2–17 in F♯)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (42m)
(1) Dover, Chepstow, Fotheringay, Balmoral, Skipton Delight, Hull Surprise; (2) Ely, Bogedone, Knutsford, Wilmslow, Rostherne Delight, Bourne Surprise; (3) Crowland, Combermere, Vale Royal, St Werburgh, Abbeyville, Canterbury Delight; (4) Willesden, Old Oxford, Newdigate, Marple, College Bob IV, Taxal Delight; (5) Charlwood, Neasden, Wragby, St Albans, Braintree, Humber Delight; (6) Ockley, Duke of Norfolk, College Exercise, Norbury, Morning Star TB, Disley Delight; (7) Oxford, Kingston, London Scholars’ Pleasure, Sandal, Overton TB, Wath Delight.
1 Rosemary S Spencer
2 Peter Dyson
3 C Kenneth Lewis
4 Roger Bugler
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Neil D Lomas (C)
First in 42 methods: 4 & 5. First in 42 methods as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hartford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 11 September 1982 in 2h 45 (12–0–20 in G)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
(1 x 2160 and 4 extents)
1 Malcolm Murphy
2 Michael Thomson
3 John F Oultram
4 Belinda J F Bridson-Jones
5 Clive W Simpson
6 J Robert Jervis (C)
First in method: 4.
21st Birthday compliment to Belinda Bridson-Jones.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Saturday, 11 September 1982 (20–2–4 in D)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 David J Houghton
2 Caroline Wright
3 Ashley C P Pugh
4 D Ian Chalmers
5 Douglas Stewart
6 Edward C Gorton
7 Andrew J Jobson
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First on eight - 1; first major inside - 2.
For the installation and enthronement as Bishop of Chester of Rev'd Michael Baughen.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 12 September 1982 in 2h 56 (20–0–20 in E)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
1216 Cambridge, 1120 Rutland, 1056 Lincolnshire, 864 Superlative and Yorkshire, 85 com
Composed by Philip G K Davies
1 Linda M Capper
2 Michael Thomson
3 Andrew J Jobson
4 Denis Maddock
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Graeme A Littler
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Malcolm Murphy
First Major - 1; First 5 spliced as conductor. By Mid Cheshire ringers for the installation and enthronement of the Rev Michael Baughen as Bishop of Chester

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Thursday, 16 September 1982 (20–2–4 in D)
1250 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Nicholas Thomson (C)
2 Nicholas J Titterington
3 J Robert Jervis
4 Robert J Fearnett
5 Edward C Gorton
6 Christopher A Bradshaw
7 Graeme A Littler
8 Malcolm Murphy
100th as conductor and circled the tower - 1; first Superlative 2,4,5, 6; 250th Quarter - 8.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 18 September 1982 in 2h 45 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Minor (3m)
2 extents Cambridge; 1 extent Kent; 4 Plain Bob
1 Carol J Owen
2 David Hunns
3 Hilary A Skinner
4 David Whipp
5 Christopher J Jones
6 Revd Brian Harris (C)
First peal: 1. First in 3 methods: 3 & 4.
By members of the local band to welcome the Rev M W Walters, B.Sc, as Vicar of this parish, and his family.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 21 September 1982 in 1h 55 (11)
5040 Spliced Treble Bob Minor (24m)
(1) Taxal, Marple, College Bob IV Delight, (2) Newdigate, Old Oxford, Willesden Delight, (3) Humber, Braintree, St Albans Delight, (4) Charlwood, Neasden, Wragby Delight, (5) College Exercise, Morning Star TB, Disley Delight, (6) Ockley, Duke of Norfolk, Norbury TB, (7) Oxford, Capel, Sandal, London Scholars Pleasure, Kingston TB, Wath Delight; 67 changes of method
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World October 22nd 1982 No. 3730 page 885
Ringing World page reference: 3730.0885

Chester Diocesan Guild
Over, Cheshire
St Chad
Thursday, 23 September 1982 (13–2–15 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (17m)
224 London, 192 Pudsey, 160 Ashtead, 128 Cambridge, 96 Bristol, Rutland, 64 Superlative, 32 Bognor, Calthorpe, Crayford, Falmouth, Holmwood, Kingsbury, Lincolnshire, Uxbridge, Warnham, Yorkshire
1 John F Oultram (C)
2 Michael Thomson
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Ian W Taylor
Most methods for all except 7.
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Friday, 24 September 1982 (12–0–23 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Pat Randles
2 Margaret K S Allin
3 Chris Sutton
4 Mike Hannor
5 John Lifton
6 John S T Willasey
7 Eric R Jones (C)
8 Gregory P Buckridge
First quarter for Pat. First as Conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Friday, 24 September 1982 in 2h 31 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Treble Dodging Minor (8m)
(1) York S.; (2) Ipswich S.; (3) Norwich S.; (4) Beverley S., Surfleet S., (5) Cambridge S.; (6) Oxford T.B; (7) (Kent T.B
1 A Doreen Edwards
2 Phillip J Boote
3 Malcolm Clarke
4 John R Scott
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
150th peal together as a trio: 2, 5, 6.
Birthday compliment to Doreen Edwards.
Ringing World page reference: 3730.0881

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 26 September 1982 in 2h 32 (11–1–6 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 Bernard J Ongley
2 Bridget Carroll
3 Caroline Wright
4 Edward C Gorton
5 Michael Thomson
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First peal 2 & 3. By a local band to mark the retirement of the Rector, Canon Leslie J Foster.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Tuesday, 28 September 1982 in 2h 13 (11)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1–2 Rev Brian Harris
3–4 Neil D Lomas
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
Ringing World October 29th 1982 No. 3731 page 906
Ringing World page reference: 3731.0906

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarvin, Cheshire
St Andrew
Thursday, 30 September 1982 (8–1–8 in G♯)
1440 Treble Bob Minor (2m)
1 Hilary Cook
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 P J Turner
4 D N Owen
5 Sally P Wright (C)
6 Andrew N Bowmer
First Treble Bob as conductor
For the Harvest Thanksgiving Service
Ringing World page reference: 3731.0911

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 2 October 1982 in 2h 53 (20–0–20 in E)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by P G K Davies
1 Shirley Harris
2 Frank R Morton
3 Roland W Morant
4 Ian W Taylor
5 Neil Bennett (C)
6 Colin Davies
7 John R Scott
8 Rev Brian Harris
For the Patronal Festival

Chester Diocesan Guild
Crewe, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 2 October 1982 in 3h 10 (20–0–0 in E)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by J R Mayne
1 Sally P Wright
2 John W Griffiths
3 Diana M Mounsey
4 Peter Dyson
5 Eric Hotine
6 Christopher C Roberts
7 John H Wilton
8 Denis Maddock
9 Roy Worrall
10 Ivor R Nichols (C)
First Royal: 1 & 7. First Yorkshire Royal: 3 & 4

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stretton, Cheshire
St Matthew
Sunday, 3 October 1982 (8–3–18 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Gillian Homer
2 David J Houghton
3 Catherine M Rowlands
4 Edward C Gorton
5 R Neil Houghton
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First quarter - 1. Rung prior to a special service to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Scout movement

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 5 October 1982 in 2h 34 (15)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
1–2 J David Atkinson (C)
3–4 Peter C Randall
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 Neil D Lomas
9–10 Brian Harris
Ringing World October 29th 1982 No. 3731 page 906
Ringing World page reference: 3731.0906

Chester Diocesan Guild
Woodchurch, Wirral
Holy Cross
Saturday, 9 October 1982 (3–3–27 in D)
1280 Rutland Surprise Major
1 Alison Braithwaite
2 Charles B Pemberton
3 John Hyden
4 Alexander J Martin
5 Robert Peers
6 Eric R Jones
7 John S T Willasey
8 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
First in method: 2 and 6.
For Branch Quarter Peal Day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Oxton, Wirral
St Saviour
Saturday, 9 October 1982 (20–1–16 in E)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Gillian Caulfield
2 Ruth Harrison
3 William Harrison
4 Gavin E Price
5 Christopher J Eden
6 Alexander J Martin
7 John Hyden
8 Anthony P Foster (C)
First in method: 3
For Branch Quarter Peal Day. Also a farewell compliment to Tony Foster,
leaving to take up an appointment in the north-east.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Neston, Cheshire
St Mary and St Helen
Saturday, 9 October 1982 (14–2–24 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Lousie Huyton
2 Lucy Wall
3 Vivienne Jones
4 Lisa K Jones
5 Susan E Wallace
6 Gavin E Price
7 John S T Willasey (C)
8 Clarence G Brown
First Quarter: 1.
For Branch Quarter Peal Day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Neston, Cheshire
St Mary and St Helen
Saturday, 9 October 1982 (14–2–24 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Louise Huyton
2 Lucy Wall
3 Vivienne Jones
4 Lisa K Jones
5 Susan E Wallace
6 Gavin E Price
7 John S T Willasey (C)
8 C Brown
First Quarter: 1
Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Saturday, 9 October 1982 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 John G Lifton
2 Ian M Robertson
3 Carol Parr
4 Susan E Wallace (C)
5 D Powall
6 Margaret K S Allin
7 John S T Willasey
8 P Ian Pentin
First Grandsire as conductor
For Branch Quarter Peal Day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eastham, Wirral
St Mary the Blessed Virgin
Saturday, 9 October 1982 (12–0–25 in G)
1320 Plain Bob Doubles
1 M Hall
2 K Crawford
3 Susan Hulse
4 Robert Peers
5 James M Pemberton
First Quarter: 1.
For Branch Quarter Peal Day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Saturday, 9 October 1982 (23–1–5 in E♭)
1344 Plain Bob Triples
1 James M Pemberton
2 Robert Peers
3 Debbie Jones
4 Lisa K Jones
5 David M Pemberton
6 Eric R Jones
7 Ian Stringer (C)
8 K Roberts
First quarter: 3 and as C
For Branch Quarter Peal Day

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 10 October 1982 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Catherine James
2 Caroline Wright
3 Bernard J Ongley
4 Edward C Gorton
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Michael Thomson (C)
For the festival of St Wilfrid (October 12th).

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 10 October 1982 (24–3–0 in D)
1259 Grandsire Caters
1 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
2 Susan E Wallace
3 Margaret K S Allin
4 Lisa K Jones
5 Gavin E Price
6 Robert Peers
7 Eric R Jones
8 John Hyden
9 John S T Willasey
10 John G Lifton
First Caters: 2
For Branch Quarter Peal Day.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 12 October 1982 in 2h 36 (11)
5040 Spliced Plain Royal (2m)
3600 Plain Bob, 1440 Little Bob, 16 changes of method
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 C Kenneth Lewis
7–8 J David Atkinson
9–10 Rev Brian Harris
100th peal on the bells
Ringing World November 12th 1982 No. 3733 page 948
Ringing World page reference: 3733.0948

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 12 October 1982 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Margaret K S Allin
2 Eric R Jones
3 Jenny Coe
4 Susan E Wallace
5 Robert Peers
6 Nicholas Willasey
7 John S T Willasey (C)
8 John G Lifton
First Triples inside: 3

Chester Diocesan Guild
Flixton, Greater Manchester
St Michael
Thursday, 14 October 1982 (13–3–1 in F)
1312 Spliced Surprise Major (20m)
224 Ashtead, 192 London, 128 Pudsey, Rutland, 96 Cambridge, 64 Bristol, Superlative, 32 Belgrave, Bognor, Calthorpe, Crayford, Falmouth, Felixstowe, Holmwood, Hulcote, Kingsbury, Lincolnshire, Simonstone, Uxbridge, Warnham.
1 Nicholas Thomson (C)
2 Michael Thomson
3 John F Oultram
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Ian W Taylor
Most methods for all except 7
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Greater Manchester
St George
Saturday, 16 October 1982 in 3h 4 (18–0–11 in E)
5184 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen Ivin
1 Shirley Harris
2 Mary W Ogier
3 Giles B Thompson
4 William H Dowse
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Frank Osbaldiston
7 John F Mulvey
8 Revd Brian Harris (C)
First Pudsey: 2.
For the 150th anniversary of the consecration of this church, which took place on 30th October. 1832.
Ringing World page reference: 3735.0989

Chester Diocesan Guild
Knutsford, Cheshire
62 Manor Park South
Tuesday, 19 October 1982 in 1h 40 (14)
5040 Minor (3m)
2 extents Oxford TB, 2 Kent TB, 3 Plain Bob
1–2 Rev Brian Harris
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Giles B Thompson
Ringing World November 19th 1982 No. 3734 page 972
Ringing World page reference: 3734.0972

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 21 October 1982 (18–0–6 in E)
1250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
1 Christopher A Bradshaw
2 Nicholas J Titterington
3 Graeme A Littler
4 Robert J Fearnett
5 Edward C Gorton
6 J Robert Jervis
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First Lincolnshire - 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Acton, Cheshire
St Mary
Tuesday, 26 October 1982 in 2h 47 (13–0–8 in F)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
Bourne, London, Norwich, York, Beverley, Ipswich, Cambridge
1 A Doreen Edwards
2 Malcolm Clarke
3 Phillip J Boote
4 Christopher L D Munday
5 Frederick S Sutton
6 Frank R Morton (C)
250th peal: 3
On the eve of the wedding of two local ringers at this church. Heather Murrell (Acton) and Stephen Newton (Nantwich) with best wishes from the band
Ringing World November 26th 1982 No. 3735 page 989

Chester Diocesan Guild
Weaverham, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 31 October 1982 (9–0–23 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Gary Johnson
2 Alison Owen
3 Linda M Capper
4 Richard K Parkin
5 Pauline Taylor (C)
6 Pam Thomson
Rung before the Festival of Saints service, at which the Bishop of Chester preached.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 31 October 1982 (24–3–0 in D)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal
1 Helen S Mitchell
2 John W Griffiths
3 Sally P Wright
4 Jacqueline Roberts
5 Denis Mottershead
6 David T Andrews
7 Roy Worrall
8 Martyn N Tickner
9 Eric Hotine
10 Ivor R Nichols (C)
Ringing World page reference: 3736.1016

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 31 October 1982 in 3h 4 (18–0–6 in E)
5090 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by B D Price
1 Alan J Brown
2 Shirley Harris
3 Cynthia Warrilow
4 Alan G Foster
5 C Kenneth Lewis
6 Malcolm Murphy
7 Colin Davies
8 Rev Brian Harris (C)
To celebrate the marriage of Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Brian and Shirley Harris, to Brian Hayward, which took place at St Lawrence, Over Peover, on the previous day.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 4 November 1982 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Rutland Surprise Major
1 J Denis Maddock
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Sally P Wright
4 C W Simpson
5 Diana Mounsey
6 P A Richardson
7 Martyn N Tickner
8 John F Oultram (C)
First in method: 6
Ringing World page reference: 3736.1016

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warmingham, Cheshire
St Leonard
Saturday, 6 November 1982 in 2h 35 (10–0–11 in G♯)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Composed by Rev E Bankes James
1 Keith Daniels
2 Julia Johnson
3 Phillip J Boote
4 Geoffrey A Edwards
5 John R Scott
6 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal: 2
For Patronal Festival
Ringing World December 10th 1982 No. 3737 page 1033

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 11 November 1982 (20–0–20 in E)
1376 Spliced Surprise Major (25m)
256 Ashtead, 160 London, Rutland, 96 Pudsey, 64 Superlative, 32 Belgrave, Bognor, Bristol, Calthorpe, Cambridge, Crayford, Devon, Durobrivae, Falmouth, Felixstowe, Gateshead, Holmwood, Hulcote, Kingsbury, Lincolnshire, Simonstone, Uxbridge, Warnham, Whitbourne, Yorkshire
1 Ian W Taylor (C)
2 Michael Thomson
3 John F Oultram
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Nicholas Thomson
Most methods for all
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Waverton, Cheshire
St Peter
Saturday, 13 November 1982 (8–0–10 in G)
1275 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Helen S Mitchell
2 Katherine A Skinner
3 Jean Blundell
4 John W Griffiths
5 Robin H Parry
6 J David Adams (C)
First in method: 2 and 3
To mark 400 years of Parish Records 1582-1982
Ringing World page reference: 3739.1093

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hartford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 13 November 1982 in 2h 37 (12–0–20 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
7 methods - Chester, London, Norwich, Ipswich, Beverley, Surfleet and Cambridge
1 John R Scott
2 Linda M Capper
3 Phillip J Boote
4 Nicholas Thomson
5 Malcolm Murphy
6 Frank R Morton (C)
First inside - 2; 500th peal - 1; 250th for the Guild - 3; 100th for the Guild -4; 400th peal -5; 250th together 3 & 6; Wedding Day compliment to Lynne Owen and Clive Bloxham, married at Witton.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 13 November 1982 in 3h 11 (18–0–6 in E)
5024 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1 Guy Leyland
2 Shirley Harris
3 Alan J Brown
4 Jean C leyland
5 Cynthia Warrilow
6 Alan J Brown
7 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
8 Rev Brian Harris
First peal: 1. The ringers of 1,3 and 4 make up three generations: No. 1 is the son of No. 4 who is the daughter of No. 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 14 November 1982 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1272 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Bridget Carroll
2 Bernard J Ongley
3 Caroline Wright
4 Nicholas Thomson
5 Edward C Gorton
6 Michael Thomson (C)
First Kent - 3; for evensong on Remembrance Sunday

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 18 November 1982 (18–0–6 in E)
1792 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
224 each Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire; atw.
1 J Robert Jervis (C)
2 John F Oultram
3 Malcolm Murphy
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 Robert J Fearnett
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Michael Thomson
First spliced major - 5; most methods as conductor.
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Saturday, 20 November 1982 in 2h 49 (11–0–7 in G)
5056 Vancouver Surprise Major
Composed by W Barton
1 Derek Parry
2 Roland W Morant
3 Andrew P Simcox
4 Colin Davies
5 J Denis Maddock
6 Frank R Morton (C)
7 Geoffrey A Edwards
8 John R Scott
First in method: 1,3,5,7,8
First Major: 3
Ringing World page reference: 3737.1034

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Friday, 26 November 1982 in 1h 47 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
425th together as a trio
675th as conductor
Ringing World January 14th 1983 No. 3742 page 33
Ringing World page reference: 3742.0033

Chester Diocesan Guild
Altrincham, Cheshire
52 Wellington Road
Tuesday, 30 November 1982 in 2h 10 (11)
5024 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
5–6 Rev Brian Harris
7–8 J David Atkinson
To mark the attainment of 40 years resident membership of the Chester Guild by Mrs C Lewis and thus qualifying for Life Membership - the first Lady to do so
Ringing World January 7th 1983 No. 3741 page 12
Ringing World page reference: 3741.0012

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Thursday, 2 December 1982 in 2h 38 (7–2–22 in B♭)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Sir A P Heywood
1 Donald Pearson
2 Sue Barrett
3 Barry Corbishley
4 Sidney Hough
5 Richard S Starkie
6 W J Charles Seddon
7 J David Atkinson
8 Frank R Morton (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 4 December 1982 (11–3–15 in G)
1440 Spliced Treble Dodging Minor (14m)
720-Kentish, Berkeley, Edinburgh, Pembrooke, Oswald, Barnham D; 720-Capel, Sandal, London Scholars Pleasure, Kingston, Oxford T.B. Wath D
1 S Hough
2 N D Lomas
3 C Kenenth Lewis (C)
4 D Mottershead
5 G Gardner
6 P Dyson
Rung in memory of Millicent Lawton (nee Fethers) who died on 12th November. She rang 41 peals at Sutton, was the first woman to ring a peal on the bells and the only person (as at 2021) to have circled the tower twice including ringing the Tenor in to Plain Bob Minor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Oxton, Wirral
St Saviour
Saturday, 4 December 1982 in 2h 54 (20–1–16 in E)
5039 Grandsire Caters
Composed by A M Tyler
1 Sandra Hedderick
2 Ernest T Carvell
3 Alexander J Martin
4 Robin A Emley
5 Robert Peers
6 John E Heaton
7 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
8 John G Lifton
9 John S T Willasey
10 Lenard J Mitchell
First on 10: 1
First Caters and circled the tower: 2
First on 10 inside: 4
Birthday compliment to Ernie Carvell

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Monday, 6 December 1982 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Catherine James
2 Graeme A Littler
3 Pam Thomson
4 Bridget Carroll
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Edward C Gorton
7 Michael Thomson (C)
8 Nicholas Thomson
First on eight -1; first PB Triples - 6; 50th on the bells - 8.
Prior to the induction of Rev'd Fred Lapham as Rector of Grappenhall by the Bishop of Chester

Chester Diocesan Guild
Runcorn, Cheshire
All Saints
Tuesday, 7 December 1982 (15–3–15 in E)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 C Ward
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Martyn N Tickner
4 Diana M Mounsey
5 Sally P Wright
6 John F Oultram
7 C W Simpson
8 Geoffrey Parting (C)
Ringing World page reference: 3742.0035

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
33 Sandringham Road
Tuesday, 7 December 1982 in 2h 12 (11)
5088 Spliced Treble Bob Major (2m)
30 changes of method: 1920 Kent, 3168 Oxford
Composed by T B Worsley
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Neil D Lomas
5–6 David W Friend
7–8 C Kenneth Lewis (C)
Ringing World January 7th 1983 No. 3741 page 12
Ringing World page reference: 3741.0012

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Thursday, 9 December 1982 (25–2–6 in E♭)
1312 Spliced Surprise Major (29m)
256 Ashtead, 96 London, Rutland, 64 Superlative, 32 Belgrave, Bognor, Bristol, Calthorpe, Cambridge, Crayford, Derwent, Devon, Durobrivae, Falmouth, Felixstowe, Gateshead, Holmwood, Hulcote, Kingsbury, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Sapcote, Simonstone, Uxbridge, Victoria, Wranham, Whitbourne, Wigston, Yorkshire
1 Michael Thomson (C)
2 Ian W Taylor
3 John F Oultram
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Nicholas Thomson
Most methods for all
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 11 December 1982 in 2h 34 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Surprise Minor (8m)
(8m: York, Durham, Primrose, Norwich, Surfleet, Ipswich, Beverley, Cambridge)
1 Andrea Hotine
2 Mervyn J Harrison
3 Phillip J Boote
4 Andrew P Simcox
5 John R Scott
6 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal in more than 2 Surprise Minor methods: 4
90th Birthday compliment to Thomas P Barlow of Marbury,
Ringing World page reference: 3742.0031

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hartford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 12 December 1982 (12–0–20 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Margaret Hollins
2 Elizabeth Sephton
3 Linda M Capper
4 E Edward Sephton
5 J Robert Jervis (C)
6 Charles H Smith
First quarter - 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Woodchurch, Wirral
Holy Cross
Monday, 13 December 1982 in 2h 39 (3–3–27 in D)
5120 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by Traditional
1 John Hyden (C)
2 Charles B Pemberton
3 Ruth Harrison
4 Thomas E Howarth
5 Robert Peers
6 Eric R Jones
7 Peter D Hughes
8 Ernest W Runciman

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 14 December 1982 in 2h 15 (11)
5090 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by B D Price
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Neil D Lomas
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 Rev Brian Harris
Ringing World January 14th 1983 No. 3742 page 33
Ringing World page reference: 3742.0033

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Tuesday, 14 December 1982 (19–3–12 in E♭)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Christopher C Roberts
2 Norah M Randles
3 Helen S Mitchell
4 George E Morrall (C)
5 Sally P Wright
6 John W Griffiths
7 David T Andrews
8 Martyn N Tickner
For confirmation and a welcome to the new Bishop of Chester to the parish
Ringing World page reference: 3743.0060

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 18 December 1982 in 3h 4 (18–0–6 in E)
5088 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J A Trollope
1 Shirley Harris
2 Julia Davies
3 Ruth Murdie
4 Alan J Brown
5 Peter G Bellamy-Knights
6 Alan G Foster
7 C Kenneth Lewis
8 Rev Brian Harris (C)
First peal: 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 21 December 1982 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1280 Grandsire Major
1 Susan E Wallace
2 Robert Peers
3 Eric R Jones
4 Kate Parr
5 John S T Willasey (C)
6 Margaret K S Allin
7 Ernest T Carvell
8 Peter D Hughes

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Wednesday, 22 December 1982 (11–3–15 in G)
1320 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Christine Osbaldiston
2 Frank Osbaldiston (C)
3 D Lewis
4 J Warrilow
5 C K Lewis
6 S Hough
First Quarter 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 23 December 1982 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1312 Frodsham Surprise Major
1 Malcolm Murphy
2 John F Oultram
3 Michael Thomson
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Ian W Taylor
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Graeme A Littler (C)
First in method - 1,5,6,8
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Friday, 24 December 1982 (20–2–4 in D)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Triples
1 Linda M Capper
2 Pam Thomson
3 J Robert Jervis (C)
4 Malcolm Murphy
5 John F Oultram
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Andrew J Jobson
First in method for all

Chester Diocesan Guild
New Mills, Derbyshire
St George
Monday, 27 December 1982 in 2h 44 (13–1–0 in G♯)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Eric Hotine
2 Eric Nixon
3 Andrew J Jobson
4 Paul Maddock
5 David G Butler
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
7 Peter Dyson
8 Timothy M Davis

Chester Diocesan Guild
Lymm, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 27 December 1982 (29–3–8 in D)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Edward C Gorton
2 Linda M Capper
3 Graeme A Littler
4 Ian W Taylor
5 Michael Thomson
6 J Robert Jervis
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First Bristol, and completes the standard eight - 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hartford, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 27 December 1982 (12–0–20 in G)
1272 London Surprise Minor
1 J Robert Jervis
2 Linda M Capper
3 Belinda Bridson-Jones
4 Nicholas Thomson
5 Malcolm Murphy
6 Graeme A Littler (C)
First in the method - 3 & 6.
Engagement compliment to Belinda Bridson-Jones and Alan Rossiter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 28 December 1982 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1264 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
1 Gillian M Devall
2 Peter D Hughes
3 Jane Cubley
4 Kate Parr
5 John G Lifton
6 Susan E Wallace
7 Margaret K S Allin
8 John S T Willasey (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Greater Manchester
All Saints
Wednesday, 29 December 1982 in 3h 12 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Sidney Hough
2 David W Friend
3 Sarah S Spencer
4 Elspeth J Friend
5 Heather A Scarrott
6 Rosemary Spencer
7 J Wilfred Scarrott
8 Peter Dyson (C)
First peal 3,5. First of Major 4. By Poynton Sunday Service Band

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Wednesday, 29 December 1982 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1250 Rutland Surprise Major
1 Malcolm Murphy
2 Andrew J Jobson
3 Michael Thomson
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Edward C Gorton
6 Graeme A Littler
7 John F Oultram
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First Rutland - 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Thursday, 30 December 1982 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1259 Plain Bob Triples
1 Catherine James
2 Michael Thomson
3 Caroline Wright
4 Bridget Carroll
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Edward C Gorton
7 Nicholas Thomson (C)
8 John Birks
First on eight - 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Friday, 31 December 1982 (25–2–6 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Graeme A Littler
2 Linda M Capper
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 Edward C Gorton
5 John F Oultram
6 Michael Thomson
7 Malcolm Murphy (C)
8 J Robert Jervis
First Grandsire - 2; circled the tower - 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Friday, 31 December 1982 in 2h 35 (8–0–9 in B♭)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Alan D Flood
2 Peter D Hughes
3 Anne M Anthony
4 John G Lifton
5 Lenard J Mitchell
6 Peter L Furniss
7 John R Ridley (C)
8 Ruth Blackwell
650th peal: 6