Performances report

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There were 217 matching performances. The top 200 are listed below.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
St Bartholomew
Monday, 1 January 1996 in 2h 48 (13½ in F♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
(2 extents each London S, Cambridge S; 1 extent Oxford TB; 2 extents Plain B)
1 Mary E Keen
2 Robert D Keen
3 J Derek Smith
4 Christine Piinnington
5 Roger Bugler
6 Neil D Lomas (C)
First peal: 2. [Time not given in RW, and so estimated.] JDA

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Merseyside
St Peter
Monday, 1 January 1996 in 2h 51 (8–0–9 in B♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Janet Roxburgh
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Susan E Costello
4 Margaret K S Allin
5 Ralph Maudsley
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 Anthony P Foster
8 Steven W Hughes (C)
First 8 bell peal: 1 & 2
A birthday compliment to the ringer of the 2nd.
Ringing World page reference: 4424.0148

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 4 January 1996 (20–0–20 in E)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Standard eight
1 J Robert Jervis
2 Michael Thomson
3 John Oultram
4 Stephen R Knight
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Martyn Tickner
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Ian Taylor
Silent and unconducted
Names were drawn from a hat immediately prior to ringing
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Friday, 5 January 1996 in 2h (15)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Christine Johnson
3–4 John R Scott (C)
5–6 Geoffrey A Edwards
Ringing World March 8th 1996 No. 4428 page 251
Ringing World page reference: 4428.0251

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 6 January 1996 in 3h 20 (26–0–21 in D)
5042 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by John Worth
1 Clive R Calton
2 Norman Sherratt
3 David W Friend (C)
4 Frank Osbaldiston
5 Raymond H Daw
6 Harold Dowler
7 James R Gibb
8 Neil D Lomas
9 Richard S Starkie
10 William H Dowse
11 Ivor R Nichols
12 C Michael Orme
First peal of Surprise Maximus : Raymond Daw.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Sunday, 7 January 1996 in 43m (20–2–4 in D)
1280 Plain Bob Major
1 Andrew Jobson
2 Ashley Chaloner
3 John Birks
4 Alan Dewar
5 Ashley Pugh
6 Douglas Lowe
7 Adrian Malton (C)
8 Gordon R Birks
First inside - 4; circled tower - 8; for morning service and to mark the 25th anniversary of the Mid Cheshire branch of the Chester D G

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 7 January 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Linda M Thomson
2 Claire L Thomson (G)
3 Heather Powell
4 Bernard J Ongley
5 Edward C Gorton
6 Nicholas Thomson
7 Michael Thomson (C)
8 Paul Thomson
For evensong. For the 25th anniversary of the formation of the Mid Cheshire Branch, 1st January 1971

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wistaston, Cheshire
St Mary’s Belfry
Tuesday, 9 January 1996 in 2h 14 (11)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 William F Gibbons
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
800th peal together: 1-2 and 7-8
Ringing World February 9th 1996 No. 4424 page 152
Ringing World page reference: 4424.0152

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 9 January 1996 in 2h 36 (15)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 Simon J Poole
7–8 David W Friend
9–10 J David Atkinson
Ringing World March 8th 1996 No. 4428 page 251
Ringing World page reference: 4428.0251

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
St James’ Belfry
Friday, 12 January 1996 in 1h 50 (10)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Christine Johnson
3–4 John R Scott (C)
5–6 Geoffrey A Edwards
Ringing World March 8th 1996 No. 4428 page 251
Ringing World page reference: 4428.0251

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prees, Shropshire
St Chad
Saturday, 13 January 1996 in 2h 45 (11–2–18 in F♯)
5040 Minor (7m)
(1 extent each Northumberland S, London S, Ipswich S, Kent TB, Cambridge S, Oxford TB, Plain Bob)
1 J Derek Smith
2 Robert D Keen
3 Roger Bugler
4 Clive Calton
5 Geoffrey R Gardener
6 Denis Mottershead (C)
First peal in 7 methods: 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Monday, 15 January 1996 (25–2–6 in E♭)
1280 Pudsey Surprise Major
1 Ian W Taylor (C)
2 John F Oultram
3 Andrew J Jobson
4 Gordon R Birks
5 Martyn N Tickner
6 John R Bibby
7 Peter Wilkinson
8 Nicholas Thomson
In memory of Denis Maddock of Runcorn, who died 12th January

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 16 January 1996 in 2h 35 (15)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 Simon J Poole
7–8 J David Atkinson
9–10 John Cornock
Ringing World March 8th 1996 No. 4428 page 251
Ringing World page reference: 4428.0251

Chester Diocesan Guild
Cranage, Cheshire
Briarwood, Goostrey Lane
Tuesday, 16 January 1996 in 2h 9 (4)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Frank R Morton (C)
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 William H Dowse
Ringing World February 16th 1996 No. 4425 page 178
Ringing World page reference: 4425.0178

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 20 January 1996 in 2h 19 (6 in B♭)
5040 Chester Surprise Minor
1 William F Gibbons
2 Mervyn J Harrison
3 David N Young
4 Ivor R Nichols
5 Michael C E Hodge
6 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal in the method: 2,3,5
Ringing World February 16th 1996 No. 4425 page 175

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 23 January 1996 in 2h 57 (15)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Simon J Poole
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 J David Atkinson
9–10 David W Friend
11–12 John Cornock
Ringing World March 8th 1996 No. 4428 page 252
Ringing World page reference: 4428.0252

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday, 23 January 1996 (14–0–0 in F)
1280 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 John Oultram (C)
2 Helen Knight
3 Michael Thomson
4 Stephen R Knight
5 Raymond Helliwell
6 Ian W Taylor
7 Peter Wilkinson
8 Martyn Tickner
In fond memory of J Denis Maddock, by some of his many friends

Chester Diocesan Guild
Meole Brace, Shropshire
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 27 January 1996 in 2h 52 (7–1–7 in B♭)
5184 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Richard F B Speed
1 Roland W Morant
2 Jonathan A Howell
3 Penny J Salisbury
4 Desmond Ferguson
5 John R Scott
6 Nicholas J Green
7 Geoffrey A Edwards
8 Frank R Morton (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liverpool, Merseyside
Our Lady and St Nicholas, Pier Head
Sunday, 28 January 1996 (41–3–15 in C)
1344 Bristol Surprise Maximus
1 Celia F Hughes D'Aeth
2 Jennifer M Christian
3 Christina Hassard-Jones
4 Susan Sparling
5 Colin Wood
6 Simon Meyer (C)
7 Bryan J McCahey
8 Martyn Tickner
9 Geoffrey Sparling
10 Simon Christian
11 Lenard J Mitchell
12 Peter Furniss
1st in method.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 28 January 1996 (24–3–0 in D)
1346 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
1 Christopher C Roberts
2 Fiona Harrison
3 John F Oultram (C)
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Sally P Wright
6 John Maddams
7 Andrew J Jobson
8 Brian Heys
9 George E Morrall
10 Peter W H Barker
11 Geoffrey Parting
12 Eric R Jones
First in method: 4,7,11
First Maximus: 6
First Surprise Maximus: 2,5,8,10
For Evensong
Ringing World page reference: 4429.0280

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 29 January 1996
1320 Minor (2m)
720 Cambridge & 540 Plain Bob
1 James M Pemberton
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Steven W Hughes (C)
6 Anthony P Foster
Rung on the back 6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 30 January 1996 in 2h 10 (11)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 David N Young
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
350th peal in hand: 7-8
Ringing World March 8th 1996 No. 4428 page 252
Ringing World page reference: 4428.0252

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Thursday, 1 February 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Linda M Thomson
2 Elizabeth A Helliwell
3 Michael Thomson
4 Bernard J Ongley
5 Edward C Gorton
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
"Date Touch" (rung on 1/2/96)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 4 February 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
1 Michael Thomson
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Raymond D Helliwell
4 Elizabeth A Helliwell
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Edward C Gorton
7 David J Pigg
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
For evensong.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 5 February 1996 (26–3–3 in E♭)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Martyn Tickner (C)
2 Michael Thomson
3 Helen Knight
4 Stephen R Knight
5 Gordon Birks
6 Peter Wilkinson
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Ian W Taylor
As the snow grew deeper

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Thursday, 8 February 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Standard 8
1 John Oultram
2 J Robert Jervis
3 Martyn Tickner
4 Nicholas Thomson
5 Ian W Taylor
6 Stephen R Knight
7 Michael Thomson
8 Andrew J Jobson
Silent and unconducted
Bells drawn for immediately prior to quarter
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Sunday, 11 February 1996 in 3h 14 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5000 Spliced Surprise Royal (4m)
Comprising 1280 Yorkshire and 1240 each of Bristol, Cambridge and London (No 3). 101 changes of method, all the work.
Composed by R C Kippin
1 Jeffrey Brannan
2 Stephen N Whittleton
3 Geoffrey R Gardner
4 D Robert Pettifor
5 John Cornock
6 David W Friend
7 C Michael Orme
8 Simon J Poole (C)
9 Richard S Starkie
10 Michael P A Wilby

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 13 February 1996 in 2h 18 (11)
5090 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by B D Price
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 David W Friend
5–6 Peter C Randall
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World March 22nd 1996 No. 4430 page 303
Ringing World page reference: 4430.0303

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 13 February 1996 in 2h 13 (11)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World March 15th 1996 No. 4429 page 277
Ringing World page reference: 4429.0277

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 15 February 1996 in 50m (20–0–20 in E)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Christopher C Roberts
2 Jennifer M Christian
3 Helen S Mitchell
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Sally P Wright
6 George E Morrall (C)
7 Simon Christian
8 John K Maddams

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 17 February 1996 in 3h 16 (26–0–21 in D)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by John Reeves
1 Brian Schofield
2 C Kenneth Lewis
3 Rorick Houghton
4 David W Friend
5 Clive R Calton
6 Frank Osbaldiston
7 Tom Chalmers
8 Alec Osbaldiston
9 Kenneth G Lee
10 Ian W Taylor
11 Raymond H Daw
12 William H Dowse (C)
First peal on 12 bells : Brian Schofield (aged 71), Rorick Houghton, and Alec Osbaldiston.
A 52nd birthday compliment to Frank Osbaldiston.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 20 February 1996 in 2h 42 (15)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by R W Pipe
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Simon J Poole
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 David W Friend
9–10 John Cornock
Ringing World March 22nd 1996 No. 4430 page 303
Ringing World page reference: 4430.0303

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 20 February 1996 in 2h 17 (11)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
1250th peal as conductor
Ringing World March 22nd 1996 No. 4430 page 303
Ringing World page reference: 4430.0303

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 24 February 1996 in 2h 38 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Minor (5m)
(5m: (1) Oxford T.B.; (2) Kent T. B.; (3,4) Cambridge S.; (5) St Clement's College Bob; (6,7) Plain Bob.)
1 Roland W Morant
2 Peter C Maddocks
3 Rosemary A Maddocks
4 Frank Beech
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
Ringing World page reference: 4430.0297

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 25 February 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Gordon R Birks
2 Anne Stevenson
3 Linda M Thomson
4 Graeme A Littler
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Michael Thomson (C)
8 John D Prytherch
Before evensong, to celebrate the reopening and rededication of the Large Room/ Parish Centre

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stretton, Cheshire
St Matthew
Monday, 26 February 1996 (8–3–18 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Nicholas Thomson
2 Jen M Darling
3 Christopher Booth
4 David P Booth
5 David J Houghton (C)
6 Reginald Smith
First Quarter - 6.
To celebrate 25 years of the vicar, Reverend Robert Rowlands

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 26 February 1996
1320 Plain Bob Doubles
1 James M Pemberton
2 Lindsey C Jones (C)
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Steven W Hughes
First as C
After meeting short

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 27 February 1996 in 2h 57 (15)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Simon J Poole
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 J David Atkinson
9–10 David W Friend
11–12 John Cornock
Ringing World March 22nd 1996 No. 4430 page 303
Ringing World page reference: 4430.0303

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 27 February 1996 in 2h 33 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 David N Young
9–10 Frank R Morton (C)
250th peal for the Guild: 1-2
200th together: 5-6 and 9-10
Ringing World March 22nd 1996 No. 4430 page 303
Ringing World page reference: 4430.0303

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 27 February 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Brian Shone
2 Margaret K S Allin
3 Janet Roxburgh
4 Lindsey C Jones
5 Clive A Devall
6 John S T Willasey
7 Peter M S Newton (C)
8 Ralph Maudsley
In celebration of the life of John (Jack) Hughes.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Over, Cheshire
St Chad
Thursday, 29 February 1996 (13–2–15 in F♯)
1280 Ealing Surprise Major
1 Ian Simpson
2 Raymond Helliwell
3 J Robert Jervis
4 Stephen R Knight
5 Adrian Bowen
6 Michael Thomson
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Ian W Taylor (C)
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bollington, Cheshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 2 March 1996 (16–3–6)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Lilian Hughes
2 Jeanette F Jenkins
3 Christine Kettlety
4 Neil R Taylor
5 Graham Jenkins (C)
6 Peter White
Rung in thanksgiving for the life and work of Barbara A White.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liverpool, Merseyside
Our Lady and St Nicholas, Pier Head
Sunday, 3 March 1996 (41–3–15 in C)
1311 Stedman Cinques
1 Stephen N Whittleton
2 Celia F Hughes D'Aeth
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Bryan J McAchey
5 Colin Wood
6 Barry Hale
7 Nick C Willasey
8 Simon Christian
9 G C Sparling (C)
10 J S T Willasey
11 S S Mayer
12 Lenard J Mitchell

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 3 March 1996 (24–3–0 in D)
1288 Plain Bob Triples
1 Susan E Costell
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Janet Roxburgh
4 Alexander J Martin
5 Graham Carter
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 Steven W Hughes (C)
8 David J Hocker

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 7 March 1996 (20–0–20 in E)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Andrew Jobson (C)
2 Michael Thomson
3 Stephen R Knight
4 John F Oultram
5 Raymond Helliwell
6 Ian W Taylor
7 Peter Wilkinson
8 Nicholas Thomson
To better our striking
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 10 March 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Nicholas Thomson (C)
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Michael Thomson
4 Bernard J Ongley
5 Edward C Gorton
6 David J Pigg
7 Gordon R Birks
8 Raymond D Helliwell
For evensong

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Sunday, 10 March 1996
1296 Plain Bob Major
1 James M Pemberton
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Donald Peers
4 Ian L Cobb
5 Robert Peers
6 Ralph Maudsley
7 Randle T J Tinkler
8 Steven W Hughes (C)
Rung prior to the Youth Service

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 12 March 1996 in 2h 37 (15)
5040 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
Composed by J Clatworthy
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 David W Friend
9–10 John Cornock
Ringing World May 3rd 1996 No. 4436 page 468
Ringing World page reference: 4436.0468

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Saturday, 16 March 1996 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 John F Oultram
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Michael Thomson
4 Bernard J Ongley
5 Graeme A Littler
6 Christopher A Bradshaw
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Raymond D Helliwell (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 17 March 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Edward C Gorton
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Bernard J Ongley
4 Graeme A Littler
5 Michael Thomson
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
Rung half muffled, in memory of the victims of the Dunblane shooting, 13th March 1996

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chelford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 17 March 1996 in 2h 26 (8–2–3 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Iona K E Taylor
2 Keith M Taylor
3 Michelle C Taylor
4 Roy E Taylor
5 Richard J Taylor
6 Ian W Taylor (C)
First peal: 1.
For the christening of Benjamin James Taylor, son of the 2nd ringer.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 19 March 1996 in 2h 36 (15)
5040 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend
9–10 John Cornock
Ringing World May 3rd 1996 No. 4436 page 468
Ringing World page reference: 4436.0468

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 19 March 1996 in 3h 15 (15)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 David N Young
9–10 Frank R Morton (C)
11–12 William H Dowse
First peal of Maximus in hand by all except 11-12
Ringing World April 26th 1996 No. 4435 page 444
Ringing World page reference: 4435.0444

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 26 March 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Lindsey C Jones
2 Steven W Hughes
3 Susan E Costello
4 Nicholas C Willasey
5 Bryan J McCahey
6 Clive Devall
7 Peter M S Newton
8 John S T Willasey (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 28 March 1996 in 1h 49 (11)
5040 Minor (4m)
(1) Single Oxford (2,3) Plain Bob (4,5) Kent TB (6,7) Oxford TB
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World May 3rd 1996 No. 4436 page 468
Ringing World page reference: 4436.0468

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 29 March 1996 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Marjorie E Harvey
2 Diana M Anderson
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 William G Bibby
5 John R Bibby
6 Geoffrey A Parting
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Andrew J Jobson
Ruby Wedding anniversary compliment to Midge and Jim Harvey, 31st March.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Weaverham, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 30 March 1996 (9–0–23 in A♭)
1320 Beverley Surprise Minor
1 Raymond D Helliwell
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Bernard J Ongley
4 Edward C Gorton
5 Nicholas Thomson (C)
6 Michael Thomson

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 31 March 1996 (10–0–24 in G)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 David W Friend
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Nicholas Thomson (C)
4 John H Gibb
5 Peter Wilkinson
6 C Michael Orme
For evensong on the back 6 of the light 8. Circled the tower twice - 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 2 April 1996 in 1h 48 (11)
5040 Minor (7m)
(1) St Clement’s, Childwall, Buxton (2) Plain Bob (3) Single Oxford (4) Plain Bob (5) Kent TB (6,7) Oxford TB
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World May 3rd 1996 No. 4436 page 468
Ringing World page reference: 4436.0468

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 7 April 1996 (24–3–0 in D)
1263 Stedman Caters
1 Will Harrison
2 Alison Carpenter
3 Lindsey C Jones
4 Alexander J Martin
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 Hugh Hassard-Jones
7 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
8 Susan D Sparling
9 Steven W Hughes
10 David J Hocker
To mark the appointment of the Rev G J Poulter as an Honoarary Canon of the Cathedral.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
9 Derby Street
Tuesday, 9 April 1996 in 2h 35 (15)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by A M Barber
1–2 David W Friend
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John Cornock
9–10 Simon J Poole
Ringing World May 24th 1996 No. 4439 page 543
Ringing World page reference: 4439.0543

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 13 April 1996 in 3h (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by M J Platt
1 Timothy M Davis
2 Clive R Calton
3 Peter Broadbent
4 Diana J Handley
5 C Richard Lycett
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Denis Mottershead (C)
8 Ian Friend
A 90th birthday compliment to Alan J Brown, of the local band.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 16 April 1996 in 2h 37 (15)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 John Cornock
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World May 24th 1996 No. 4439 page 543
Ringing World page reference: 4439.0543

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Sunday, 21 April 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 Ralph Maudsley
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Susan E Costello
4 Margaret K S Allin
5 Robert Peers
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 Peter M S Newton
8 John S T Willasey (C)
To celebrate the 70th birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 21 April 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1274 Plain Bob Triples
1 Linda M Thomson
2 Anne Stevenson
3 Heather Powell
4 Michael Thomson
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Edward C Gorton
7 Nicholas Thomson (C)
8 Paul Thomson
Before evensong, as a tribute to Her Majesty the Queen, on her 70th birthday.
200th on the bells -7.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Sunday, 21 April 1996 in 2h 35 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
1 extent each Carlisle, Chester, Munden, Alnwick, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sandiacre
1 Susan Meyer
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
4 Anthony P Foster
5 Peter D Hughes (C)
6 Simon S Meyer
To celebrate the 70th birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 23 April 1996 in 2h 37 (15)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by H Poyner
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John Cornock
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World May 24th 1996 No. 4439 page 543
Ringing World page reference: 4439.0543

Chester Diocesan Guild
Flixton, Greater Manchester
St Michael
Thursday, 25 April 1996 (13–3–1 in F)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (10m)
64 Ealing; 128 Ashtead, Bristol, Lincolnshire, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire, 192 Cambridge
1 Adrian Bowen
2 Stephen R Knight
3 J Robert Jervis
4 John F Oultram
5 Michael Thomson
6 Martyn Tickner
7 Ian W Taylor
8 Nicholas Thomson
Silent and unconducted
The inside bells were drawn for immediately prior to the quarter
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 26 April 1996 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
Pitman's 4
1 John F Oultram (C)
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Rachel E Tickner
4 Brian Heys
5 Robert Peers
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 Peter W H Barker
8 John R Bibby
Ringing World page reference: 4441.0591

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hayfield, Derbyshire
St Matthew
Saturday, 27 April 1996 in 2h 35 (10–2–21 in A♭)
5088 Uxbridge Surprise Major
Composed by S Jenner
1 Jonathon A Howell
2 Elizabeth A Betts
3 Roland W Morant
4 C Michael Orme
5 Philip J H Hudson
6 C Paul Cheshire
7 David Kingman
8 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal in the method: 2 & 6.
A birthday compliment to Wilf Kerr, the South Branch President.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 30 April 1996 in 2h 16 (11)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Frank R Morton (C)
3–4 William F Gibbons
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 William H Dowse
Ringing World May 31st 1996 No. 4440 page 566
Ringing World page reference: 4440.0566

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 30 April 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1296 Little Bob Major
1 Steven W Hughes
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Clive Devall
4 Graham Carter
5 Ralph Maudsley
6 Margaret K S Allin
7 Gavin E Price
8 John S T Willasey (C)
To celebrate the engagement of Janet Roxburgh to Keith Mills

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 3 May 1996 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
LBGF
1 Douglas Lowe
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Simon Christian
5 Robert Peers
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 John Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Saturday, 4 May 1996 in 2h 47 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
(2m: 3104 Superlative, 1952 Cambridge: 92 com.)
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
2 Charles B Pemberton
3 Alexander J Martin
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Robert Peers
6 Brian D Threlfall
7 Anthony P Foster
8 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
First peal of spliced Surprise as conductor.
On the 50th anniversary of the election of Alex J Martin as acting Secretary & Treasurer of the Wirral Branch; also to mark the 60th anniversary of his
election as a Guild Member at the Bebington Meeting on 4/4/36.
The first peal of spliced Surprise Major by members of the Wirral Branch of the Chester D G was also rung at Bebington in 1949. The ringers of 2, 3,
4 & 6 in the present peal also participated in the former peal using the same composition.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 7 May 1996 in 2h 21 (11)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Frank R Morton (C)
3–4 William F Gibbons
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 John F Murfin
First peal in hand on eight bells: 7-8
Ringing World June 7th 1996 No. 4441 page 589
Ringing World page reference: 4441.0589

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Greater Manchester
All Saints
Saturday, 11 May 1996 (13–2–12 in F)
1250 Marple Surprise Major
1 Pam Thomson
2 Ian W Taylor
3 Claire L Thomson
4 Adrian Bowen
5 J Robert Jervis
6 Ian R F Simpson
7 Malcolm Murphy
8 Peter Wilkinson (C)
First in the method 3,4,6,8

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 14 May 1996 in 2h 23 (11)
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by M Maughan
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World June 28th 1996 No. 4444 page 661
Ringing World page reference: 4444.0661

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 16 May 1996 in 48m (20–0–20 in E)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (12m)
64 Bristol, Belfast, Ealing, G;asgow; 128 Ashtead, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire.
1 Helen Knight
2 Stephen R Knight
3 Martyn Tickner
4 Michael Thomson
5 J Robert Jervis
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Ian W Taylor
Silent & unconducted - bells drawn for prior to the quarter
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 20 May 1996 (23–1–5 in E♭)
1279 Plain Bob Major
1 James M Pemberton
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Donald Peers
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Robert Peers
6 Peter M S Newton
7 Randle T J Tinkler
8 Steven W Hughes (C)
To congratulate on their marriage, Sue Walker and Ian Cobb, former tower captain.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tilston, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 1 June 1996 (9–1–12 in B♭)
1320 Thelwall Bob Doubles
1 Andy Jobson (C)
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 David Stockton
4 Simon McNulty
5 Pat Wheeler
6 Chris E Roberts
1st in method: 3,4 & 5

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 4 June 1996 in 2h 42 (15)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 John Cornock
5–6 Peter C Randall
7–8 J David Atkinson
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World August 2nd 1996 No. 4449 page 784
Ringing World page reference: 4449.0784

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 4 June 1996 in 2h 52 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 John F Murfin
First handbell peal of Royal: 9-10
Ringing World July 5th 1996 No. 4445 page 685
Ringing World page reference: 4445.0685

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 10 June 1996
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Donald Peers
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 Robert Peers
5 Steven W Hughes
6 Randle T J Tinkler (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 11 June 1996 in 1h 55 (11)
5040 Minor (4m)
2 extents each Cambridge Surprise, Kent TB, Oxford TB, 1 extent Plain Bob
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World August 2nd 1996 No. 4449 page 784
Ringing World page reference: 4449.0784

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Tuesday, 11 June 1996 in 2h 30 (4)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Frank R Morton (C)
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Ivor R Nichols
First peal in hand: 7-8
Ringing World July 12th 1996 No. 4446 page 710
Ringing World page reference: 4446.0710

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pott Shrigley, Cheshire
St Christopher
Saturday, 15 June 1996 in 2h 43 (10–3–21 in F♯)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
London, Wells, York, Durham, Beverley, Surfleet, Cambridge
1 Brian Schofield
2 Raymond H Daw
3 Michael C E Hodge
4 Frank Osbaldiston
5 William H Dowse
6 Ivor R Nichols (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 18 June 1996 in 1h 56 (11)
5040 Minor (7m)
1 extent each Cambridge Surprise, Sandal, Bourne Surprise, Norwich Surprise, Kent TB, Oxford TB, Plain Bob
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World August 2nd 1996 No. 4449 page 784
Ringing World page reference: 4449.0784

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 18 June 1996 in 2h 51 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 John F Martin
Ringing World July 19th 1996 No. 4447 page 739
Ringing World page reference: 4447.0739

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tattenhall, Cheshire
St Alban
Saturday, 22 June 1996 (12–0–17 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Peter Greenbank
2 Ann Daines
3 David Stockton
4 David Russell
5 Simon M McNullty
6 Simon Christian (C)
1st minor inside 4.1st minor as conductor.
For the Flower Festival,22/23 June.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
9 Derby Street
Tuesday, 25 June 1996 in 1h 54 (11)
5040 Minor (3m)
3 extents Cambridge Surprise, Oxford TB, 1 extent Kent TB
1–2 John Cornock
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 Simon J Poole
Ringing World August 2nd 1996 No. 4449 page 784
Ringing World page reference: 4449.0784

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 25 June 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Gillian M Devall
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Margaret K S Allin
4 Steven W Hughes
5 Gavin E Price
6 Peter D Hughes
7 John S T Willasey
8 Peter M S Newton (C)
First Surprise as C

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eccleston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 29 June 1996 in 3h 10 (26–3–3 in E♭)
5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Henry W Wilde
1 Trevor Holmes
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Christopher C Roberts
4 J David Adams
5 Stefan R Zientek
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Ivor R Nichols (C)
8 Geoffrey Parting
Rung to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Eaton Railway (1896-1947) designed and built by Arthur P Heywood and run - until his death in 1932 - by Henry W Wilde, former tower captain at this church.
Ringing World page reference: 4450.0806

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Saturday, 29 June 1996 in 1h 54 (15)
5040 Minor (10m)
(1) Oxford TB (2) Kent TB (3) Plain Bob (4) St Clement’s, Childwall, Buxton (5) Single Oxford, Wight (6) Reverse Canterbury Pleasure (7) Plain Bob
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World August 2nd 1996 No. 4449 page 784
Ringing World page reference: 4449.0784

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 30 June 1996 (7–0–12 in A)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Heather Powell
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Elizabeth A Helliwell
4 Michael Thomson
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First Treble Bob - 1. Rung on the front six to mark the 21st anniversary of the ordination of the Rector, Reverend Malcolm Kelly.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Cheshire
9 Derby Street
Tuesday, 2 July 1996 in 2h 15 (11)
5090 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by A N Tyler
1–2 John Cornock
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 Simon J Poole
Ringing World September 6th 1996 No. 4454 page 911
Ringing World page reference: 4454.0911

Chester Diocesan Guild
Christleton, Cheshire
St James
Thursday, 4 July 1996 (12–1–26 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (12m)
1 Martyn Tickner
2 Stephen R Knight
3 Andrew J Jobson
4 John F Oultram
5 Ian W Taylor
6 Michael Thomson
7 J Robert Jervis
8 Nicholas Thomson
Silent and unconducted, bells drawn for prior to quarter
Compliment to Richard A Jobson on his graduation.
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Saturday, 6 July 1996 (12–0–23 in G)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 Christopher Roberts
2 Susan E Costello
3 Lindsey C Jones
4 George W Phillips
5 Ray Watkins
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 Richard Moore
8 Steven W Hughes (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 7 July 1996 (24–3–0 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Royal
1 Alison Carpenter
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 Brian Heys
5 John Hyden
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 Gavin E Price
8 Steven W Hughes (C)
9 Geoffrey C Sparling
10 Simon Christian
1st Royal: 2 and as C
Ringing World page reference: 4455.0942

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 9 July 1996 in 2h 22 (11)
5024 London Surprise Major
Composed by H Dains
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World September 6th 1996 No. 4454 page 911
Ringing World page reference: 4454.0911

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Tuesday, 9 July 1996 (11–3–15 in G)
1440 Treble Bob Minor (2m)
1 P C Maddocks
2 B Schofield
3 R S Starkie
4 Barry Corbishley
5 J D Atkinson
6 Raymond H Daw (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 9 July 1996 in 2h 44 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John F Martin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 David N Young
First peal on an inside pair: 3-4
300th peal: 5-6
Ringing World August 16th 1996 No. 4451 page 831
Ringing World page reference: 4451.0831

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Thursday, 11 July 1996 (5–1–24 in C)
1272 Minor (3m)
1 Lindsey C Jones
2 Janet Roxburgh
3 Margaret K S Allin
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Peter M S Newton
6 Steven W Hughes (C)
A get well compliment to Tommy Morgan

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 16 July 1996 in 2h 40 (15)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 John Cornock
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 J David Atkinson
9–10 Simon J Poole
Ringing World September 6th 1996 No. 4454 page 911
Ringing World page reference: 4454.0911

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 16 July 1996 in 2h 45
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 William H Dowse
Ringing World August 23rd 1996 No. 4452 page 859
Ringing World page reference: 4452.0859

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Wednesday, 17 July 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1274 Plain Bob Triples
1 Michael Thomson
2 Graeme A Littler
3 Heather Powell
4 Linda M Thomson
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Raymond D Helliwell
7 Nicholas Thomson (C)
8 J Mark Stevenson
To mark the 150th anniversary of St Wilfrid's school occupying the present site. Ringers 1,3 and 7 are former pupils, ringer 8 a parent and member of the Friends of St Wilfrid's School

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
St James the Great
Sunday, 21 July 1996 in 2h 32 (8–3–19 in A)
5040 Treble Bob Minor (7m)
1 extent each York Surprise, Beverley Surprise, Surfleet Surprise, Ipswich Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Oxford TB, Kent TB
1 John R Scott (C)
2 Michael Carding
3 Christine Johnson
4 Jacqueline H A Thompson
5 Christopher D Hughes
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
Circled the tower: 1 (after 31 years!)
To celebrate the visit by the Bishop of Stockport, the Patronal Festival and the start of a week of events to mark the 700th anniversary of the granting of a Market Charter to Audlem
Ringing World August 23rd 1996 No. 4452 page 853

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 22 July 1996 (23–1–5 in E♭)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 Donald Peers
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 James M Pemberton
4 Ralph Maudsley
5 Robert Peers
6 Steven W Hughes
7 Randle T J Tinkler
8 Colin J Hughes (C)
To mark the retirement of David Beel as organist/choirmaster after 49 years service due to ill health.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 23 July 1996 in 3h 13 (15)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John T Murtin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 David N Young
9–10 Frank R Morton (C)
11–12 William H Dowse
First peal of Maximus in hand: 3-4
Ringing World August 23rd 1996 No. 4452 page 859
Ringing World page reference: 4452.0859

Chester Diocesan Guild
Woodchurch, Merseyside
Holy Cross
Saturday, 27 July 1996 in 2h 45 (3–3–27 in D)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by J A Trollope
1 Peter D Hughes (C)
2 John Hyden
3 Charles B Pemberton
4 Lindsey C Jones
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 George W Phillips
7 Steven W Hughes
8 Brenda D Humphreys
Rung half-muffled in memory of Canon R E Tostevin, Rector of Woodchurch 1971-85, who died on 1st July 1996; also of Canon R S Wilkinson, Rector of Woodchurch 1961-71, who died on 30th October 1995.
Ringing World page reference: 4457.0981

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 30 July 1996 in 2h 30 (11)
5376 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World September 6th 1996 No. 4454 page 911
Ringing World page reference: 4454.0911

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 30 July 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Steven W Hughes
2 Ralph Maudsley
3 Lindsey C Jones
4 Peter M S Newton
5 Anthony P Foster
6 John S T Willasey (C)
7 Margaret K S Allin
8 Brian Shone
To celebrate the birth of Holly Samantha to Samantha Allin & Stuart Middleton

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
St Nicholas
Wednesday, 31 July 1996 (16–2–20 in E)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Ralph Maudsley
2 Lindsey C Bryant
3 Colin J Hughes
4 Anthony P Foster
5 Robert Peers
6 Steven W Hughes
7 Ernest E Runciman
8 Randle T J Tinkler (C)
Congratulations to Dawn Tinkler on obtaining her B.EFF (Hons)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 3 August 1996
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Charlotte Roberts
2 Simon McInulty
3 Zoe Roberts
4 Jackie Roberts
5 Patricia Wheeler
6 Christopher C Roberts (C)
First quarter: 1
Wedding compliment to Peter Barker and Melanie Fildes, married on 2/8/96
Ringing World page reference: 4466.1199

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 5 August 1996 (23–1–5 in E♭)
1280 Medway Surprise Major
1 Lindsey C Jones
2 Janet M Betton
3 Randle T J Tinkler
4 Colin J Hughes
5 Robert Peers
6 Steven W Hughes
7 Peter D Hughes (C)
8 Eric R Jones
First in method: 3 & 4

Chester Diocesan Guild
Prestbury, Cheshire
St Peter
Wednesday, 7 August 1996 (14–2–8 in F)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 Tom Chalmers
2 Kevin J Rogers
3 Graham Jenkins
4 Melanie Daw
5 Alastair Roberts
6 John Gill
7 Nicholas Sturgess
8 David Atkinson (C)
By members of Zeneca Plc to mark the retirement of 6 & 8

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 9 August 1996 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1250 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1 Irene James
2 William E Court
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Robert Peers
6 Brian Heys
7 John Oultram (C)
8 Geoffrey Parting
Congratulations to Peter Barker and Melanie Fildes on the occasion of their marriage (2.8.96)
Ringing World page reference: 4460.1059

Chester Diocesan Guild
Rainhill, Merseyside
St Ann
Saturday, 10 August 1996 (1–3–16 in G)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Raymond D Helliwell
2 Christopher A Bradshaw
3 Linda M Thomson
4 Bernard J Ongley
5 Michael Thomson
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First of Surprise on the bells

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pott Shrigley, Cheshire
St Christopher
Sunday, 11 August 1996 (10–3–21 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Muriel E Schofield
2 J Bell
3 Graham Jenkins
4 Brian Schofield
5 Andrew R Mays (C)
6 Kathleen M Matheson
In thanksgiving for the life of Ursula Mary Higgins who for many years served on St. Christopher's church council

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 13 August 1996 in 2h 20 (11)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World October 25th 1996 No. 4461 page 1083
Ringing World page reference: 4461.1083

Chester Diocesan Guild
Waverton, Cheshire
St Peter
Tuesday, 13 August 1996 (8–0–10 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 June Hargreaves
2 Martin Speed
3 Joan Bray
4 Carol F Ferris
5 Robin Ferris (C)
6 David T Andrews
To mark the retirement of the Bishop of Chester
Ringing World page reference: 4472.0038

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 17 August 1996 in 49m (20–0–20 in E)
1344 London Surprise Major
1 J Robert Jervis
2 Claire L Thomson
3 Sarah J Archdeacon
4 Pam Thomson
5 Adrian Bowen
6 Ian R F Simpson
7 Ian W Taylor
8 Peter Wilkinson (C)
First blows in the method 2,3

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 22 August 1996 in 2h 9 (11)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
1200th peal as conductor for the Guild
Ringing World September 27th 1996 No. 4457 page 985
Ringing World page reference: 4457.0985

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 23 August 1996 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Belfast Surprise Major
1 Douglas Lowe
2 William Court
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Robert Peers
6 Simon Christian
7 John Oultram
8 Andrew J Jobson (C)
A 75th Birthday compliment to Bill Court ,24.8.96

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Monday, 26 August 1996 in 3h 30 (24–3–0 in D)
5079 Stedman Caters
Composed by R A G Inglis
1 David W Friend (C)
2 Cynthia Warrilow
3 Norman Sherratt
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Ivor R Nichols
6 Mark A Humphreys
7 Harold Dowler
8 Rorick Houghton
9 Kenneth G Lee
10 Frank Osbaldiston
Arranged and rung to mark the retirement, at the end of August, of the Bishop of Chester, the Rt. Revd. Michael Baughen.
Ringing World page reference: 4457.0981

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Tuesday, 27 August 1996 in 2h 27 (18)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 Frank R Morton (C)
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 John F Murfin
First peal of Treble Bob in hand: 7-8
Ringing World September 27th 1996 No. 4457 page 985
Ringing World page reference: 4457.0985

Chester Diocesan Guild
Rock Ferry, Wirral
St Peter
Saturday, 31 August 1996 (10–0–8 in G)
1260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
1 Lindsey C Jones
2 Ernest T Carvell
3 Peter D Hughes (C)
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Peter F Humphreys
6 Steven W Hughes
Rung for the retirement of The Rt Rev'd Michael Baughan, Bishop of Chester

Chester Diocesan Guild
Oxton, Wirral
St Saviour
Saturday, 31 August 1996 (20–1–16 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Royal
1 Charmian D G Eastwood
2 Alison Carpenter
3 Ralph Maudsley
4 Charles B Pemberton
5 William Harrison
6 Christopher W Neale
7 Ernest T Carvell
8 Alexander J Martin (C)
9 Christopher J Eden
10 Randle T J Tinkler
To mark the retirement of The Rt. Revd Michael A Baughan, Bishop of
Chester, on 31st August 1996.
Also for the birth of Olivia Grace Carvell, grand-daughter of 7th ringer.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Nether Alderley, Cheshire
St Mary
Saturday, 31 August 1996 in 2h 49 (11–1–24 in F♯)
5040 Minor (4m)
(1) Cambridge S, (2-3) Oxford TB, (4-5) Kent TB, (6-7) Plain Bob
1 Brian Schofield
2 William H Dowse
3 Geoffrey A Edwards
4 Peter Broadbent
5 Michael C E Hodge (C)
6 Frank Osbaldiston
For the retirement of the Bishop of Chester

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burton, Cheshire
St Nicholas
Saturday, 31 August 1996 (7–0–7 in B♭)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Gavin E Price
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Susan E Costello
4 Charmian D G Eastwood
5 Steven W Hughes
6 Anthony P Foster (C)
1st in m: 3&4
Rung for the retirement of The Rt Rev'd Michael Baughan, Bishop of Chester

Chester Diocesan Guild
Backford, Cheshire
St Oswald
Saturday, 31 August 1996 (10–0–12 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Desmond Wright
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 Steven W Hughes
5 Colin J Hughes
6 Randle T J Tinkler (C)
Rung for the retirement of The Rt Rev'd Michael Baughan, Bishop of Chester

Chester Diocesan Guild
Christleton, Cheshire
St James
Sunday, 1 September 1996 (12–1–26 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Steven G Everett
2 Peter A Bridges
3 Philip Parkinson
4 David Andrews
5 David S Fisher (C)
6 Michael T Phillips
For Evensong and as a retirement compliment to the Rt Revd Michael Baughan, Lord Bishop of Chester 1982-96.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 1 September 1996 (24–3–0 in D)
1346 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
1 Janet M Betton
2 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
3 Peter D Hughes (C)
4 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
5 John Hyden
6 Steven W Hughes
7 Eric R Jones
8 Susan D Sparling
9 Nicholas Thomson
10 Bryan J McCahey
11 Simon S Meyer
12 Geoffrey C Sparling
1st Surprise Max inside: 6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Sunday, 1 September 1996
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Steven W Hughes
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 James M Pemberton
4 Donald Peers
5 Robert Peers
6 Colin J Hughes (C)
To mark the retirement of Right Rev'd Michael A Baughan, Lord Bishop of Chester on 31st August.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Upton by Birkenhead, Wirral
St Mary
Monday, 2 September 1996 (9–2–8 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Alice Pettit
2 David Wilkinson
3 Alexander J Martin
4 Thomas E Howarth (C)
5 Randle T J Tinkler
First attempt: 1
To mark the retirement of The Rt. Revd Michael A Baughan, Bishop of
Chester, on 31st August 1996.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Thurstaston, Wirral
St Bartholomew
Monday, 2 September 1996 (6–2–15 in B♭)
1260 Doubles (2m)
1 Charmian D G Eastwood
2 Janet Roxburgh
3 Gavin E Price
4 Lindsey C Jones
5 Randle T J Tinkler (C)
To mark the retirement of The Rt. Revd Michael A Baughan, Bishop of
Chester, on 31st August 1996.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 3 September 1996 in 2h 19 (11)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1–2 John Cornock
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World October 25th 1996 No. 4461 page 1083
Ringing World page reference: 4461.1083

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 3 September 1996 in 2h 40 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 David N Young
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 John F Murfin
Ringing World October 4th 1996 No. 4458 page 1011
Ringing World page reference: 4458.1011

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 9 September 1996 (23–1–5 in E♭)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 James M Pemberton
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Robert Peers
6 Steven W Hughes
7 Colin J Hughes (C)
8 Donald Peers

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 10 September 1996 in 2h 38 (15)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by J H Fielden
1–2 John Cornock
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 David W Friend
9–10 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World October 25th 1996 No. 4461 page 1083
Ringing World page reference: 4461.1083

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 10 September 1996 in 2h 37 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 David N Young
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 Michael C E Hodge
Ringing World October 18th 1996 No. 4460 page 1056
Ringing World page reference: 4460.1056

Chester Diocesan Guild
Hyde, Greater Manchester
St George
Thursday, 12 September 1996 in 45m (18–0–11 in E)
1280 Glasgow Surprise Major
1 Stephen R Knight
2 Michael Thomson
3 Helen Knight
4 Adrian Bowen
5 J Robert Jervis
6 Peter Wilkinson
7 John Oultram (C)
8 Ian Taylor
1st blows in the method: 3
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Saturday, 14 September 1996 (11–0–7 in G)
1260 Stedman Triples
1 Peter Wilkinson
2 Pam Thomson
3 Adrian Bowen
4 Claire L Thomson
5 Ian R F Simpson
6 Ian W Taylor
7 J Robert Jervis (C)
8 Gerald Bowen
First Stedman Triples 5
To welcome the tenor ringer back to quarter peal ringing

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 17 September 1996 in 2h 12 (11)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 John F Murfin
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World October 18th 1996 No. 4460 page 1056
Ringing World page reference: 4460.1056

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 21 September 1996 in 3h 15 (26–0–21 in D)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by Roderick W Pipe
1 C Michael Orme
2 Norman Sherratt
3 Clive R Calton
4 Harold Dowler
5 Geoffrey R Gardner
6 Ivor R Nichols (C)
7 Roland W Morant
8 William H Dowse
9 Raymond H Daw
10 James R Gibb
11 David W Friend
12 Trevor W Marchbank
Rung to mark the conductor's 70th birthday.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tilston, Cheshire
St Mary
Tuesday, 24 September 1996 (9–1–12 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Christopher C Roberts (C)
2 Zoe E Roberts
3 David Stockton
4 Colin Mitchell
5 Graham Carter
6 Simon McNulty
By St Mary's Society of Change Ringers in memory & thanksgiving for the life of
Hubert Willett of Bank Farm, Tilston

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
2 Adlington Close
Tuesday, 24 September 1996 in 2h 21 (11)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 John Cornock
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World October 25th 1996 No. 4461 page 1083
Ringing World page reference: 4461.1083

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Friday, 27 September 1996
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Steven W Hughes
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Donald Peers
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Robert Peers
6 Randle T J Tinkler (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 28 September 1996 in 2h 35 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(7m: 1 extent each York, Durham, Bourne, Beverley, Surfleet, Ipswich, Cambridge)
1 Jonathan A Howell
2 Roland W Morant
3 Christine M Johnson
4 John R Scott
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 Frank R Morton (C)
500th peal for the Guild: 2.
First peal of 7-Surprise Minor: 3.
A birthday compliment to the conductor; also a Ruby Wedding compliment to Gerald & Mair Mothershaw of Hodnet.
Ringing World page reference: 4462.1103

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 1 October 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Gillian M Devall
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Brian Shone
4 Alexander J Martin
5 John S T Willasey (C)
6 Margaret K S Allin
7 Peter M S Newton
8 Ernest T Carvell
To celebrate the wedding of our ringers Janet Roxburgh & Keith Mills.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 5 October 1996 in 3h (23–2–3 in E♭)
5007 Stedman Caters
Composed by Andrew S Hudson
1 Ivor R Nichols
2 John H Gibb
3 Clive R Calton
4 Richard A M Turner
5 Helen Foster
6 Kevin J Rogers
7 Matthew J L Durham (C)
8 Peter C Maddocks
9 Richard S Starkie
10 C Michael Orme
First peal in the method : 2,4,5 and 6. First in the method as conductor.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 8 October 1996 in 2h (11)
5040 Minor (7m)
1 extent each Ipswich Surprise, Westminster Surprise, Bourne Surprise, Norwich Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Oxford TB, Kent TB
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World November 29th 1996 No. 4466 page 1199
Ringing World page reference: 4466.1199

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 8 October 1996 in 2h 37 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 William H Dowse
A 21st birthday compliment (October 9th) to Emma Hodge, daughter of Mike Hodge
Ringing World November 8th 1996 No. 4463 page 1131
Ringing World page reference: 4463.1131

Chester Diocesan Guild
Alsager, Cheshire
Christ Church
Thursday, 10 October 1996 (10–2–20 in G♯)
1250 Bristol Surprise Major
1 John F Oultram
2 Michael Thomson
3 J Robert Jervis
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 Stephen R Knight
6 Ian W Taylor
7 Martyn Tickner
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Shotwick, Cheshire
St Michael
Sunday, 13 October 1996 (8–3–0 in F♯)
1260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
1 Charmian D G Eastwood
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Robert Peers
4 Steven W Hughes
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 Anthony P Foster (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Tuesday, 15 October 1996 (11–0–7 in G)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major
2 methods.
1 Alison Bibby
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Sally Wright
5 Brian Heys
6 George Morrall
7 John Oultram (C)
8 Simon Christian
Ringing World page reference: 4469.1287

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 15 October 1996 in 2h 44 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John F Murfin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 John R Scott
Ringing World November 15th 1996 No. 4464 page 1153
Ringing World page reference: 4464.1153

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Tuesday, 15 October 1996 (20–2–4 in D)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Colin S Joce
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Bryan J McCahey
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 John Birks
6 Ian W Taylor
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Gordon R Birks (C)
First on the bells since re-hanging.
First Surprise Major inside - 5; first Surprise Major as conductor

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Sunday, 20 October 1996 (14–1–25 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Suzanne C Lacey
2 Anna Hambleton
3 Michelle C Taylor
4 Victoria C Hocker (C)
5 Peter F Humphreys
6 David J Hocker
First as conductor.
For Harvest Thanksgiving.
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Wirral
St Nicholas
Monday, 21 October 1996 (16–2–20 in E)
1260 Doubles (2m)
1 David Williams
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Hazel Bailey
4 Hugh Hassard-Jones
5 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
6 Peter Charnley
First quarter: 6.
First away from cover: 1.
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 22 October 1996 in 2h 24 (11)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World November 29th 1996 No. 4466 page 1199
Ringing World page reference: 4466.1199

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Tuesday, 22 October 1996 (12–0–23 in G)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Anthony J Power
2 James Bench-Capon
3 Janet M Betton
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Robert Peers
6 Eric R Jones (C)
First quarter: 2
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 22 October 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1274 Plain Bob Triples
1 Marianne Travers
2 Janet Mills
3 Brian Shone
4 Alexander J Martin
5 Peter F Humphreys
6 Anthony P Foster
7 John S T Willasey (C)
8 Peter M S Newton
First quarter: 1.
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 22 October 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1274 Plain Bob Triples
1 Marianne Travers
2 Janet Roxburgh
3 Brian Shone
4 Alexander J Martin
5 Peter F Humphreys
6 Anthony P Foster
7 John S T Willasey (C)
8 Peter M S Newton

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Wednesday, 23 October 1996
1440 Plain Bob Minor
1 Heather E Phillips
2 Brenda D Humphreys
3 Michelle C Taylor
4 George W Phillips
5 Anna Hambleton (C)
6 Peter F Humphreys
First as conductor.
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burton, Cheshire
St Nicholas
Thursday, 24 October 1996 (7–0–7 in B♭)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Janet M Betton
2 Robert Peers
3 Lindsey C Jones
4 Eric R Jones
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 Steven W Hughes (C)
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week

Chester Diocesan Guild
Neston, Cheshire
St Mary and St Helen
Friday, 25 October 1996 (14–2–24 in G)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Peter D Hughes
2 Susan E Costello
3 Charmian D G Eastwood
4 Alexander J Martin
5 Lindsey C Jones
6 Peter M S Newton
7 Anthony P Foster (C)
8 Randle T J Tinkler
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burghill, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 26 October 1996 in 2h 52 (10–0–20 in G)
5056 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by William Barton
1 Frank Beech
2 Jonathan A Howell
3 Jennifer M Beech
4 Roland W Morant
5 Timothy Wylie
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
7 Nicholas J Green
8 Frank R Morton (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Upton by Birkenhead, Wirral
St Mary
Sunday, 27 October 1996 (9–2–8 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Alexander J Martin
2 Alice Pettit
3 James Wilkinson
4 M Wendy H Jones
5 Randle T J Tinkler (C)
To welcome Joshua Martin, born in Monaco 21/10/96, first great grandchild of Alex and Min Martin.
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Sunday, 27 October 1996 (14–1–25 in F)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Victoria C Hocker
2 Peter F Humphreys
3 Heather E Phillips (C)
4 Michelle C Taylor
5 George W Phillips
6 Sylvia Richards
First as conductor.
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Sunday, 27 October 1996 (5–1–24 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 J S Dawson
2 Alexander J Martin
3 Lindsey C Jones
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 Peter D Hughes (C)
Half-muffled for the annual bereavement service, also in memory of David Hughes, uncle of conductor, and of Mrs Gemmill, Grandmother of 3.
For Wirral Branch Quarter Peal Week.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 29 October 1996 in 2h 37 (15)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by K J Walpole
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend
9–10 John Cornock
Ringing World November 29th 1986 No. 4466 page 1199
Ringing World page reference: 4466.1199

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 29 October 1996 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Major
1 Gillian M Devall
2 Janet Mills
3 Lindsey C Jones
4 Brian Shone
5 Margaret K S Allin
6 Ralph Maudsley
7 Gavin E Price
8 Peter M S Newton (C)
First in method as conductor.
To celebrate the life of Elizabeth Gombill, grandmother to 3.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Taxal, Derbyshire
St James
Saturday, 2 November 1996 in 2h 43 (11–0–23 in G)
5040 Minor (7m)
((1)Northumberland S; (2) London S; (3) Ipswich S; (4) Kent TB; (5) Cambridge S; (6) Oxford TB; (7) Plain Bob)
1 Brian Schofield
2 Robert D Keen
3 Ivor R Nichols
4 Clive Calton
5 Roger Bugler
6 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 3 November 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 J Mark Stevenson
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Elizabeth A Helliwell
4 Michael Thomson (C)
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Graeme A Littler
For the confirmation of John Stevenson

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 3 November 1996 (24–3–0 in D)
1272 Minor (3m)
1 Janet Mills
2 Lindsey C Jones
3 Janet M Betton
4 Peter M S Newton
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 Steven W Hughes (C)
50th qtr this year: 2;
175th qtr: 6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 5 November 1996 in 2h 17 (11)
5024 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by J S Warboys
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World January 10th 1997 No. 4472 page 38
Ringing World page reference: 4472.0038

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 5 November 1996 in 2h 20 (11)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World November 22nd 1996 No. 4465 page 1178
Ringing World page reference: 4465.1178

Chester Diocesan Guild
Great Budworth, Cheshire
St Mary and All Saints
Tuesday, 5 November 1996 (20–2–4 in D)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Linda M Thomson
2 Lindsay F Smith
3 Jean Barnes
4 Geoffrey Smith
5 John Birks
6 Nicholas Thomson
7 Martyn N Tickner
8 Gordon R Birks (C)
100th Quarter - 8

Chester Diocesan Guild
Witton (Northwich), Cheshire
St Helen
Saturday, 9 November 1996 in 40m (14–0–0 in F)
1280 London Surprise Major
1 Helen Knight
2 Martyn Tickner
3 John Oultram
4 Michael Thomson
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Stephen R Knight
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Ian Taylor (C)
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 9 November 1996 in 45m (11–1–6 in F♯)
1250 Bristol Surprise Major
1 John Oultram
2 Ian W Taylor
3 Michael Thomson
4 Helen Knight
5 Stephen R Knight
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Martyn Tickner
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Saturday, 9 November 1996 in 41m (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Glasgow Surprise Major
1 Helen Knight
2 Michael Thomson
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 Stephen R Knight
5 Martyn Tickner
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 John Oultram (C)
8 Ian Taylor
For Mid Cheshire Branch Quarter Peal Fortnight
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 9 November 1996 in 41m (16–1–5 in E)
1280 Belfast Surprise Major
1 Michael Thomson
2 Helen Knight
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 Stephen R Knight
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Ian W Taylor
7 John F Oultram
8 Martyn Tickner (C)
1st quarter peal on the bells after being rehung
1st blows in the method: 2
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bebington, Wirral
St Andrew
Saturday, 9 November 1996 in 2h 48 (8–1–13 in A♭)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (10m)
(10m: 608 London; 576 Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire; 544 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey; 480 Glasgow; 320 Belfast; 288 Bristol: 127 com. atw.)
Composed by G A C John
1 Randle T J Tinkler
2 Susan D Sparling
3 John S T Willasey
4 Eric R Jones
5 Robert Peers
6 Anthony P Foster
7 Peter D Hughes (C)
8 Geoffrey C Sparling
Most spliced surprise major: 3,4,5,6 and by a resident Wirral Branch band.
100th peal; 6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Neston, Cheshire
St Mary and St Helen
Sunday, 10 November 1996 (14–2–24 in G)
1280 London Surprise Major
1 Gavin E Price
2 Susan E Costello
3 Charles B Pemberton
4 Alexander J Martin
5 Peter D Hughes (C)
6 Robert Peers
7 Steven W Hughes
8 Anthony P Foster
Half-muffled for Remembrance Sunday

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 10 November 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1296 Surprise Minor (3m)
360 each Beverley, Surfleet; 576 Cambridge
1 Anne Stevenson
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Elizabeth A Helliwell
4 Michael Thomson
5 David J Pigg
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
For evensong

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 12 November 1996 in 2h 25 (11)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by C H Hattersley
1–2 John Cornock
3–4 Neil D Lomas
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend (C)
Ringing World February 7th 1997 No. 4476 page 148
Ringing World page reference: 4476.0148

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Friday, 15 November 1996 in 1h 51 (15)
5040 Minor (4m)
(1) St Clement’s (2,3) Single Oxford (4,5) Reverse Canterbury (6,7) Plain Bob
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
150th handbell peal of minor: 5-6
In memory of Mrs Mabel Sutton of Acton, aunt of John Scott
Ringing World December 20/27th 1996 No. 4469/70 page 1285
Ringing World page reference: 4469.1285

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 17 November 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1250 Rutland Surprise Major
1 Bernard J Ongley
2 Elizabeth A Helliwell
3 Michael Thomson
4 Linda M Thomson
5 Edward C Gorton
6 Graeme A Littler
7 Raymond D Helliwell
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
For evensong

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 19 November 1996 in 2h 35 (15)
5040 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
Composed by M A Coleman
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend
9–10 John Cornock
Ringing World January 10th 1997 No. 4472 page 38
Ringing World page reference: 4472.0038

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 23 November 1996 in 2h 58 (20–0–20 in E)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by James W Washbrook
1 John F Oultram
2 Stephen R Knight
3 Helen Knight
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Andrew J Jobson
6 Harold Dowler
7 Gordon R Birks
8 Ian W Taylor (C)
1st Peal in method: 3 and 7
To welcome Rev Stanley Howarth and his family to the parish of Middlewich & Byley-cum-Lees,
Also for the 25th anniversary of the formation of the Mid Cheshire Branch of the Chester DG
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE CORRECT PLACEMENT OF RINGERS AS THE ORIGINAL RINGING WORLD SUBMISSION WAS INCORRECT
Ringing World page reference: 4472.0033

Chester Diocesan Guild
Darley Dale, Derbyshire
St Helen
Saturday, 23 November 1996 in 2h 46 (15–2–2 in F)
5088 Llanfair P G Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Johnathan A Howell
2 Philip J H Hudson
3 David Kingman
4 Elizabeth A Betts
5 Roland W Morant
6 C Paul Cheshire
7 John R Scott
8 Frank R Morton (C)
RW 4469.1280.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 26 November 1996 in 2h 22 (11)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
1120 Rutland, 800 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, 104 changes of method
Composed by S F Chandler
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World January 10th 1997 No. 4472 page 38
Ringing World page reference: 4472.0038

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Friday, 29 November 1996 in 2h 16 (11)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 John F Murfin
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World December 20/27th 1996 No. 4469/70 page 1285
Ringing World page reference: 4469.1285

Chester Diocesan Guild
Solihull, West Midlands
St Alphege
Saturday, 30 November 1996 in 3h 27 (21–1–11 in E♭)
5088 Redland Surprise Maximus
Composed by C H Hattersley
1 Alan J Frost
2 Elisabeth A G Bowden
3 Bernard F L Groves
4 Clive Calton
5 Brian Bladon
6 Roland H Cook
7 Andrew N Stubbs
8 Maurice F Edwards
9 Peter Bridle
10 Denis Mottershead (C)
11 Geoffrey R Gardner
12 Simon Humphrey
First peal in the method.
Probably the most musical Maximus method yet rung.
Ringing World page reference: 4475.0124

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Saturday, 30 November 1996 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Linda M Thomson
2 Gordon R Birks
3 John F Oultram
4 Christopher A Bradshaw
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Michael Thomson
7 Graeme A Littler
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 3 December 1996 in 2h 22 (11)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1440 Lincolnshire, 1280 each Cambridge, Yorkshire, 1120 Rutland, 74 changes of method, all the work
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World January 31st 1997 No. 4475 page 125
Ringing World page reference: 4475.0125

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 3 December 1996 in 2h 40 (15)
5040 Little Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 John R Scott
First peal in the method in hand by all the band
In memory of Charles Andrew Bridgnorth, brother in law of David Young
Ringing World January 17th 1997 No. 4473 page 62
Ringing World page reference: 4473.0062

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Thursday, 5 December 1996 in 50m (25–2–6 in E♭)
1280 Cornwall Surprise Major
1 John F Oultram
2 Michael Thomson
3 Helen Knight
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Stephen R Knight
6 Nicholas Thomson
7 Martyn Tickner
8 Andrew J Jobson (C)
1st in method: 3
A 36th birthday compliment to Stephen Knight
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Audlem, Cheshire
St James the Great
Thursday, 5 December 1996 in 2h 27 (8–3–19 in A)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
1 extent each Durham, York, Beverley, Surfleet, Bourne, Cambridge, Ipswich
1 Christine M Johnson
2 John R Scott
3 Christopher D Hughes
4 Jacqueline H A Thompson
5 Andrew J Bradshaw (C)
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
First of 7 Surprise by an Audlem local band and as conductor
A birthday compliment from all the Audlem ringers to Geoff Edwards, who throughout the last 32 years has encouraged the band to make progress
Ringing World January 24th 1997 No. 4474 page 90

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
St Mary without the Walls, Handbridge
Saturday, 7 December 1996 in 3h 3 (19–3–12 in E♭)
5024 Belgrave Surprise Major
Composed by H W Wilde
1 David Stockton
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Frank Beech
4 Jennifer M Beech
5 Brian Heys
6 Roger King
7 Ivor R Nichols (C)
8 J David Adams
First peal: 1
First peal in the method by all, except 7
Belgrave Surprise Major, named after a district near Chester, was first rung to a peal at the church of St Mary-within-the-Walls, Chester in 1926, using this composition
Ringing World page reference: 4473.0057