Performances report

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There were 319 matching performances. The top 200 are listed below.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 4 January 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal
1 John S T Willasey
2 Peter D Hughes (C)
3 John Hyden
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Robert Peers
6 George W Phillips
7 Susan D Sparling
8 Steven W Hughes
9 Mark A Humphreys
10 Anthony P Foster
Rung to congratulate C Kenneth Lewis on being awarded the MBE.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Tuesday, 6 January 1998 (11–0–7 in G)
1280 January Surprise Major
1 Christopher Roberts
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 Robert Peers
6 Simon Christian
7 John Oultram (C)
8 Brian Heys
1st in method by all except 7.
Ringing World page reference: 4534.0291

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Tuesday, 6 January 1998 in 2h 15 (16)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 John F Murfin
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal in the method on handbells: 5-6
600th peal of Major: 7-8
Ringing World February 6th 1998 No. 4528 page 141
Ringing World page reference: 4528.0141

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 8 January 1998 (20–0–20 in E)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (10m)
96 each Belfast, Cambridge, Pudsey; 128 each Bristol, London, Rutland, Yorkshire; 160 each Glasgow, Lincolnshire, Superlative.
Composed by A J Jobson (one part)
1 Andrew J Jobson
2 John Oultram
3 Michael Thomson
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Stephen R Knight
6 Raymond D Helliwell
7 Ian W Taylor
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
Congratulations to C Kenneth Lewis on being awarded the MBE
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 9 January 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1250 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1 John F Oultram (C)
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Janet M Betton
4 Rachel Tickner
5 Martyn Tickner
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 Eric R Jones
8 John Bibby

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Friday, 9 January 1998 in 1h 45 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1–2 Christine Johnson
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
1350th peal as conductor
Ringing World February 6th 1998 No. 4528 page 141
Ringing World page reference: 4528.0141

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 10 January 1998 in 3h 10 (26–0–21 in D)
5042 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by John Worth
1 Peter Dyson
2 Ivor R Nichols (C)
3 Clive R Calton
4 Neil D Lomas
5 J David Atkinson
6 William H Dowse
7 Roland W Morant
8 Raymond H Daw
9 Frank Osbaldiston
10 James R Gibb
11 Richard S Starkie
12 C Michael Orme
25th peal in the method: Michael Orme.
A compliment to Mr C. Kenneth Lewis on being awarded the M.B.E.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Goostrey, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 10 January 1998 in 2h 20 (6 in B♭)
5040 Bourne Surprise Minor
2 x 2160; 1 x 720
1 David N Young
2 David J Phillips
3 John R Scott
4 Michael C E Hodge
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 Geoffrey A Edwards
1st peal in the method by all the band and for the Guild
Ringing World February 6th 1998 No. 4528 page 137

Chester Diocesan Guild
Belper, Derbyshire
St Peter
Saturday, 10 January 1998 in 2h 55 (14–0–26 in F♯)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Stephen R Zientek
2 E Alan Jacques
3 Rev Canon David H Sansum
4 David Beacham
5 Philip J H Hudson
6 David G Franklin
7 H Geoffrey Wells
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
To mark the imminent completion of the full-time ministry of the 3rd ringer.
Ringing World page reference: 4529.0163

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 13 January 1998 in 2h 11 (11)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
A compliment to Ken Lewis on being awarded the MBE
1800th peal: 7-8
Ringing World January 30th 1998 No. 4527 page 110
Ringing World page reference: 4527.0110

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Wednesday, 14 January 1998 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Thomas A Morgan
2 Lindsey C Bryant
3 Susan E Costello
4 Brian Shone
5 Peter M S Newton
6 Randle T J Tinkler (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Thursday, 15 January 1998 (11–0–7 in G)
1280 Rutland Surprise Major
1 Alison Collins
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Michael Thomson
4 John F Oultram
5 Simon Christian
6 Stephen R Knight
7 Andrew J Jobson
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
To celebrate 25 consecutive years entry in the Good Beer Guide for The Rising Sun, Tarporley

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 16 January 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major
8 spliced
1 Robert Peers
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Brian Heys
5 Simon Christian
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 John Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby
Ringing World page reference: 4534.0291

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 20 January 1998 in 2h 57 (15)
5360 Spliced Surprise Royal (8m)
1000 Lincolnshire, 880 Bristol, Yorkshire, 800 Rutland, 720 Pudsey, 360 Cambridge, London No. 3, Superlative No. 2, 31 changes of method, all the work
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 John Cornock
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World February 27th 1998 No. 4531 page 213
Ringing World page reference: 4531.0213

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 20 January 1998 in 2h 38 (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 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 John F Murfin
Ringing World February 20th 1998 No. 4530 page 188
Ringing World page reference: 4530.0188

Chester Diocesan Guild
Over, Cheshire
St Chad
Saturday, 24 January 1998 in 3h 2 (13–2–15 in F♯)
5088 Hera Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Christine Johnson
2 Rosemary A Maddocks
3 Roland W Morant
4 Malcolm Clarke
5 Peter C Maddocks
6 C Paul Cheshire
7 Geoffrey A Edwards
8 Frank R Morton (C)
100th peal for the Guild: 4, First in the method by all the band and for the Guild

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 25 January 1998 (7–0–12 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 John Stevenson
2 Anne Stevenson
3 Michael Thomson
4 Linda M Thomson
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First minor -1; for evensong on the front six.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 27 January 1998 in 2h 45 (15)
5080 Spliced Surprise Royal (8m)
960 Lincolnshire, 920 Rutland, 760 Yorkshire, 720 Pudsey, 640 Bristol, 360 Cambridge, London No. 3, Superlative No. 2, 31 changes of method, all the work
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 John Cornock
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World February 27th 1998 No. 4531 page 213
Ringing World page reference: 4531.0213

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Thursday, 29 January 1998 in 1h 49 (11)
5040 Minor (3m)
(1,2) Oxford TB (3,4) Kent TB (5,6,7) Plain Bob
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World February 13th 1998 No. 4529 page 166
Ringing World page reference: 4529.0166

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 29 January 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1260 Stedman Triples
1 John F Oultram
2 Raymond D Helliwell
3 Michael Thomson
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Stephen R Knight
6 Nicholas Thomson
7 Ian W Taylor (C)
8 John Bibby
A 23rd birthday compliment to Alison K Bibby (29/01/98)
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Friday, 30 January 1998 in 1h 45 (15)
5040 Minor (2m)
3 extents Oxford TB, 4 extents Plain Bob
1–2 Christine Johnson
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
300th handbell peal: 3-4
Ringing World March 6th 1998 No. 4532 page 236
Ringing World page reference: 4532.0236

Chester Diocesan Guild
Liscard, Wirral
St Mary
Saturday, 31 January 1998 (16–2–2 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Brian Shone
2 Peter M S Newton
3 Lindsey C Bryant
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Steven W Hughes (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 1 February 1998 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1280 Pudsey Surprise Major
1 Alison K C Collins
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Michael Thomson
4 Graeme A Littler
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Raymond D Helliwell
7 David J Pigg
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
For evensong

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Tuesday, 3 February 1998 (11–0–7 in G)
1280 February Surprise Major
1st in the the method by all except 2&8
1 Robert Jarvis
2 John Oultram
3 Brian Heys
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Jennifer M Christian
6 George Morrall
7 Simon Christian
8 Andrew J Jobson (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4535.0318

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Wednesday, 4 February 1998 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Brian Shone
2 Lindsey C Bryant
3 Ian M Robertson
4 Susan E Costello
5 Peter M S Newton
6 Joanne L Hendy
7 Randle T J Tinkler (C)
8 Anne Travers
First as cover:8.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 5 February 1998 in 2h 13 (11)
5088 Oxford 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 March 6th 1998 No. 4532 page 236
Ringing World page reference: 4532.0236

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 6 February 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Std 8
1 Geoffrey Parting
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Jenny Christian
4 Janet M Betton
5 Robert Peers
6 Eric R Jones
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Friday, 6 February 1998 in 1h 41 (15)
5040 Minor (3m)
2 extents each Kent TB, Oxford TB, 3 extents Plain Bob
1–2 Christine Johnson
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World March 6th 1998 No. 4532 page 236
Ringing World page reference: 4532.0236

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 10 February 1998 in 2h 39 (15)
5080 Spliced Surprise Royal (8m)
960 Lincolnshire, 920 Rutland, 760 Yorkshire, 720 Pudsey, 640 Bristol, 360 Cambridge, London No. 3, Superlative No. 2, 31 changes of method, all the work
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 John Cornock
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World March 13th 1998 No. 4533 page 261
Ringing World page reference: 4533.0261

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 10 February 1998 in 2h 45 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
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
100th peal of Royal: 7-8
Ringing World February 27th 1998 No. 4531 page 213
Ringing World page reference: 4531.0213

Chester Diocesan Guild
Little Budworth, Cheshire
St Peter
Friday, 13 February 1998 (6–2–1 in B♭)
1300 Plain Doubles
13 Methods
1 Jennifer M Christian
2 Ray Worrall
3 Simon Christian
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 Robert Jarvis (C)
For Friday 13th

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Christ Church
Saturday, 14 February 1998 in 3h 10 (23–2–3 in E♭)
5000 Spliced Surprise Royal (4m)
(1280 Yorkshire; 1240 Bristol, Cambride, London No.3: 101 com, atw)
Composed by Robert C Kippin
1 Mark A Humphreys
2 Stephen N Whittleton
3 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
4 Colin Woods
5 James E Andrews
6 Simon S Meyer
7 David W Friend
8 Peter D Hughes (C)
9 Peter M Fleckney
10 C Michael Orme
First Spliced Royal: 3, and as conductor. 100th together: 3 & 9.
Ringing World page reference: 4532.0233

Chester Diocesan Guild
Thurstaston, Merseyside
St Bartholomew
Monday, 16 February 1998 in 2h 38 (6–2–15 in B♭)
5040 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Helen A Stansfield
2 Clare M Edwards
3 Randle T J Tinkler
4 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
5 Peter D Hughes (C)
First peal: 2
Ringing World page reference: 4533.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 17 February 1998 in 2h 43 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John F Murfin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 David N Young
Ringing World May 15th 1998 No. 4542 page 484
Ringing World page reference: 4542.0484

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eastham, Wirral
St Mary the Blessed Virgin
Thursday, 19 February 1998 (12–0–25 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Sharon E Williams
2 Lindsey C Bryant
3 Robert Peers
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Steven W Hughes (C)
6 Paul J Williams
First qtr: 1 & 6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 20 February 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Douglas Lowe
2 Peter Storey
3 Janet M Betton
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 John Bibby
6 Eric R Jones
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Geoffrey Parting
First in method: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Merseyside
St Oswald
Saturday, 21 February 1998 in 2h 33 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Minor (7m)
(7m: London S, Beverley S, Oxford TB, Kent TB, Single Oxford Bob, Plain Bob, Cambridge S)
1 Steven W Hughes
2 Alexander J Martin
3 Charles B Pemberton
4 Peter D Hughes (C)
5 Anthony P Foster
6 Mark A Humphreys
Rung to mark the 50th anniversary of Banky Pemberton's first peal, at St Mary Birkenhead on 5th February 1948, in the same 7 methods.
Ringing World page reference: 4533.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Merseyside
St Peter
Sunday, 22 February 1998 in 2h 35 (8–0–9 in B♭)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Donald R Marshall
2 John R Scott
3 Lindsay C Bryant
4 Brian Heys
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 Kenneth W Price
7 Gordon R Birks
8 Mark A Humphreys (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4532.0233

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Monday, 23 February 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Michael Thomson
2 John F Oultram
3 Stephen R Knight
4 Raymond D Helliwell
5 Ian W Taylor
6 Gordon Birks
7 John Bibby
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Thursday, 26 February 1998 (16–1–5 in E)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (10m)
96 Belfast, Cambridge, Pudsey; 128 Bristol, London, Rutland, Yorkshire; 160 Glasgow, Lincolnshire, Superlative.
1 Nicholas Thomson
2 Michael Thomson
3 Andrew J Jobson
4 J Robert Jervis
5 Ian W Taylor
6 Raymond D Helliwell
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Martyn N Tickner
Farewell compliment to Martyn and Rachel Tickner, leaving for Italy.
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Thursday, 26 February 1998 in 2h 15 (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 March 27th 1998 No. 4535 page 314
Ringing World page reference: 4535.0314

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Friday, 27 February 1998 in 1h 52 (15)
5040 Minor (7m)
(1) Oxford TB (2) Kent TB (3) St Clement’s (4) St Nicholas (5) Reverse Canterbury Pleasure (6) Single Oxford (7) Plain Bob
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World March 27th 1998 No. 4535 page 314
Ringing World page reference: 4535.0314

Chester Diocesan Guild
Upton by Birkenhead, Merseyside
St Mary
Saturday, 28 February 1998 in 2h 50 (9–2–8 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Thomas E Howarth
2 David W Wilkinson
3 Randle T J Tinkler
4 Steven W Hughes
5 Peter D Hughes (C)
First peal: 2
Ringing World page reference: 4533.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Merseyside
Christ Church
Saturday, 28 February 1998 in 2h 41 (14–1–25 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Bruerton's 12 part
1 David J Hocker
2 Victoria C Hocker
3 Heather E Philips
4 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
5 Peter D Hughes (C)
6 George W Phillips
7 Mark A Humphreys
8 John Hyden
First Grandsire: 2,3 & 6
Ringing World page reference: 4533.0257

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 1 March 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Royal
1 Janet Mills
2 Joanne L Hendy
3 William Harrision
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Robert Peers
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 Steven W Hughes
8 Christopher J Eden
9 Mark A Humphreys
10 Anthony P Foster (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Tuesday, 3 March 1998 in 3h 12 (15)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John F Murfin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 David N Young
9–10 Frank R Morton (C)
11–12 John R Scott
Ringing World April 3rd 1998 No. 4536 page 339
Ringing World page reference: 4536.0339

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Wednesday, 4 March 1998 in 1h 54 (15)
5040 Minor (10m)
(1) Oxford TB (2) Kent TB (3) St Clement’s, Childwall (4) St Nicholas, Heatherslade (5) Reverse Canterbury (6) Single Oxford, Nicholaston (7) Plain Bob
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World April 3rd 1998 No. 4536 page 340
Ringing World page reference: 4536.0340

Chester Diocesan Guild
Christleton, Cheshire
St James
Thursday, 5 March 1998 (12–1–26 in F♯)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 John F Oultram (C)
2 Stephen R Knight
3 Michael Thomson
4 Nicholas Thomson
5 Raymond D Helliwell
6 Peter Wilkinson
7 Gordon Birks
8 Ian W Taylor
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Saturday, 7 March 1998 in 2h 33 (8–0–9 in B♭)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1344 Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 1248 Cambridge; 1152 Rutland; 98 com atw
Composed by M C W Sherwood
1 Gavin E Price
2 Janet M Betton
3 Susan E Costello
4 Eric R Jones
5 Peter D Hughes (C)
6 Mark A Humphreys
7 Anthony P Foster
8 John S T Wikllasey
First spliced: 3
To welcome Rev. Dr. John & Mrs Toni Gibbs to the parish.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 10 March 1998 in 2h 3 (11)
5040 Minor (7m)
1 extent each Norwich, Bourne, Ipswich, Cambridge, Oxford TB, Kent TB, Plain Bob
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World May 1st 1998 No. 4540 page 441
Ringing World page reference: 4540.0441

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Tuesday, 10 March 1998 in 2h 38 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 David N Young
A birthday compliment to Dr C P Gibbons, son of Bill Gibbons
Ringing World April 10th 1998 No. 4547 page 360
Ringing World page reference: 4537.0360

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Wednesday, 11 March 1998 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Alexander J Martin (C)
2 Robert Peers
3 Susan E Costello
4 Brian Shone
5 Graham Carter
6 Lindsey C Bryant

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Wednesday, 11 March 1998 in 1h 56 (15)
5040 Minor (13m)
(1) Oxford TB (2) Kent TB (3) St Nicholas, Gower, Heatherslade, Reverse Canterbury (4) St Clement’s, Buxton, Childwall (5) Single Oxford, Wight (6) Single Oxford, Nicholaston (7) Plain Bob
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World April 10th 1998 No. 4547 page 360
Ringing World page reference: 4537.0360

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Friday, 13 March 1998 in 2h 35 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(7m: 1 extent each London, Beverley, Surfleet, Bourne, Norwich, Ipswich, Cambridge)
1 C Paul Cheshire
2 Jacqueline H A Thompson
3 Christine M Johnson
4 Frank R Morton (C)
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 John R Scott
Ringing World page reference: 4537.0357

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 13 March 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
320 each Bristol, London, Rutland; 64 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire
1 Janet Betton
2 John F Oultram
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 Robert Peers
6 Eric R Jones
7 Nicholas Thomson (C)
8 John R Bibby

Chester Diocesan Guild
Burton, Cheshire
St Nicholas
Friday, 13 March 1998 (7–0–7 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Susan E Costello
2 Thomas A Morgan
3 Victoria C Hocker
4 David J Hocker
5 Steven W Hughes
6 Randle T J Tinkler (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
High Ercall, Shropshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 14 March 1998 in 3h (10–2–8 in F♯)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Gabriel Lindoff
1 Jacqueline H A Thompson
2 Rosemary A Maddocks
3 Roland W Morant
4 Frank Beech
5 Nicholas J Green
6 C Paul Cheshire
7 Frank R Morton (C)
8 Geoffrey A Edwards
First peal on eight bells: 1
Last peal on the bells as a ground floor ring prior to the installation of a ringing gallery.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Duffield, Derbyshire
St Alkmund
Saturday, 14 March 1998 in 3h 8 (17–2–11 in E)
5040 Wolstanton Surprise Royal
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 E Alan Jacques
2 Roland H Cook
3 Timothy M Davis (C)
4 Brian Bladon
5 Raymond J Ballard
6 David Beacham
7 David G Franklin
8 Denis Mottershead
9 Ian Friend
10 Simon Humphrey
RW 1998.0357.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
35 Croft Avenue
Saturday, 14 March 1998 in 2h 16 (15)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Ruth Blackwell
3–4 Geoffrey C Sparling
5–6 Robert Peers
7–8 Richard A Pearce (C)
To mark the 25th anniversary of Ruth Blackwell's first peal, using the same composition, also on handbells on 16/3/73. The ringers of 1-2 and 5-6 took part in the original peal, ringing the same pairs in this peal. Also rung as a birthday compliment to 3-4 and 5-6.
Ringing World page reference: 4537.0360

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 15 March 1998 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Linda M Thomson
2 Alison K C Collins
3 Elizabeth A Helliwell
4 Bernard J Ongley
5 Christopher A Bradshaw
6 Michael Thomson
7 David J Pigg
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
First Yorkshire -2; for evensong

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 15 March 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1287 Stedman Caters
1 Ian W Taylor (C)
2 John F Oultram
3 Helen Brown
4 Wendy Daw
5 Nicholas Thomson
6 Michael Thomson
7 Raymond D Helliwell
8 Kenneth J Brown
9 Raymond H Daw
10 J Robert Jervis
For evensong.
90th birthday compliment to John Griffiths, loyal Chester ringer

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 17 March 1998 in 2h 25 (11)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1344 each Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, 1248 Cambridge, 1152 Rutland, 98 changes of method, all the work
Composed by M C W Sherwood
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 Peter C Randall (C)
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World May 1st 1998 No. 4540 page 441
Ringing World page reference: 4540.0441

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Tuesday, 17 March 1998 in 2h 36 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
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
For St Patrick’s Day
Ringing World April 17th 1998 No. 4538 page 388
Ringing World page reference: 4538.0388

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Peter
Thursday, 19 March 1998 (7–2–22 in B♭)
1280 Antigua Surprise Major
1 Malcolm Murphy
2 John F Oultram
3 J Robert Jervis
4 Stephen R Knight
5 Peter Wilkinson
6 Michael Thomson
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Ian W Taylor (C)
1st in method by all
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Friday, 20 March 1998 in 2h 15 (15)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 David N Young
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
1300th peal as conductor for the Guild
Ringing World April 17th 1998 No. 4538 page 388
Ringing World page reference: 4538.0388

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 24 March 1998 in 2h 27 (11)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 John Cornock
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World May 1st 1998 No. 4540 page 441
Ringing World page reference: 4540.0441

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Tuesday, 24 March 1998 in 1h 47 (11)
5040 Minor (3m)
(1,2) Oxford TB (3,4) Kent TB (5,6,7) Plain Bob
1–2 David N Young
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World April 24th 1998 No. 4539 page 416
Ringing World page reference: 4539.0416

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 24 March 1998 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1256 Little Bob Major
1 Brian Shone
2 Lindsey C Bryant
3 Anne Travers
4 Janet Mills
5 Margaret K S Allin
6 Susan E Costello
7 Steven W Hughes
8 John S T Willasey (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 26 March 1998 in 2h 16 (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 April 24th 1998 No. 4539 page 416
Ringing World page reference: 4539.0416

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Friday, 27 March 1998 in 1h 49 (11)
5040 Minor (7m)
(1) Oxford TB (2) Kent TB (3) St Clement’s (4) St Nicholas (5) Reverse Canterbury (6) Single Oxford (7) Plain Bob
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World April 24th 1998 No. 4539 page 416
Ringing World page reference: 4539.0416

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 29 March 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Diane Lane
2 Claire L Thomson
3 Helen S Mitchell
4 Michael Thomson
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 George E Morrall
7 John H Gibb
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
For evensong on the light eight

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 30 March 1998
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Lindsey C Bryant
2 Stewart Atkin
3 Steven W Hughes
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Randle T J Tinkler (C)
6 Robert Peers
First inside: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 31 March 1998 in 2h 26 (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 May 1st 1998 No. 4540 page 441
Ringing World page reference: 4540.0441

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 2 April 1998 in 2h 39 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 John F Murfin
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 David N Young
A golden wedding compliment to Mary & Kenneth Lewis of Altrincham
Ringing World May 1st 1998 No. 4540 page 441
Ringing World page reference: 4540.0441

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Friday, 3 April 1998 in 2h 7 (5)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 David N Young
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
A golden wedding anniversary compliment to Mary & Kenneth Lewis of Altrincham
Ringing World May 1st 1998 No. 4540 page 441
Ringing World page reference: 4540.0441

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Saturday, 4 April 1998 (12–0–23 in G)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Anthony Power
2 Janet M Betton
3 Margaret A Left
4 David J Left
5 Robert Peers
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 Steven W Hughes (C)
8 Eric R Jones

Chester Diocesan Guild
Church Lawton, Cheshire
All Saints
Saturday, 4 April 1998 in 2h 47 (8–1–2 in G)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J J Parker
1 Stephen Stoker
2 Norman Sherratt
3 K Peter Jones
4 Ralph B Mitchell
5 Paul J Atkins
6 Christopher P Rice
7 Harold Dowler (C)
8 Charles A S Webb
First peal on eight: 3
A birthday compliment to Ralph Mitchell
For Easter
Ringing World May 1st 1998 No. 4550 page 433

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 5 April 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Royal
1 Janet M Betton
2 Margaret A Left
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 David J Left
5 Robert Peers
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 George W Phillips
8 Mark A Humphreys
9 Eric R Jones
10 Steven W Hughes (C)
1st Royal: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 7 April 1998 in 2h 37 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
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
Ringing World May 15th 1998 No. 4542 page 484
Ringing World page reference: 4542.0484

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Thursday, 9 April 1998 in 2h 2 (5)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World May 15th 1998 No. 4542 page 484
Ringing World page reference: 4542.0484

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tilston, Cheshire
St Mary
Thursday, 9 April 1998 in 2h 38 (9–1–12 in B♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Victoria J M Halliwell
2 Helen A Stansfield
3 Heather A Phillips
4 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
5 Peter D Hughes
6 Mark A Humphreys (C)
1st peal:1
50th peal:6
50th for the Guild:4
Ringing World page reference: 4540.0433

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 14 April 1998 in 2h 45 (15)
5056 Littleport Little Surprise Royal
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 John Cornock
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World May 22nd 1998 No. 4543 page 510
Ringing World page reference: 4543.0510

Chester Diocesan Guild
Cranage, Cheshire
Briarwood, Goostrey Lane
Tuesday, 14 April 1998 in 2h 5 (5)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 John F Murfin
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World May 15th 1998 No. 4542 page 484
Ringing World page reference: 4542.0484

Chester Diocesan Guild
Pott Shrigley, Cheshire
St Christopher
Thursday, 16 April 1998 in 2h 47 (10–3–21 in F♯)
5040 Minor (5m)
1 Beverley S; 2 Surfleet S; 3 Cambridge S; 4 Kent TB; 5,6,7 Plain B
1 Brian Schofield
2 Helen Foster
3 Richard A M Turner
4 Ivor R Nichols
5 Richard S Starkie
6 Kristopher King (C)
200th for the Guild: 1.
For Easter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eastham, Wirral
St Mary the Blessed Virgin
Thursday, 16 April 1998 (12–0–25 in G)
1272 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Stewart Atkin
2 Steven W Hughes
3 Janet M Betton
4 Eric R Jones
5 Robert Peers
6 Colin J Hughes (C)
First TB: 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Duffield, Derbyshire
St Alkmund
Saturday, 18 April 1998 in 3h 2 (17–2–11 in E)
5120 Bristol Surprise Royal
Composed by C Woods
1 John E Heaton
2 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
3 Michael H Tompsett
4 Anthony P Cotton
5 Ian Smith
6 Richard I Allton
7 Peter D Hughes (C)
8 David W Friend
9 C Michael Orme
10 Peter M Fleckney
750th peal: 3.
800th peal: 6.
RW 1998.0457.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bowdon, Greater Manchester
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 18 April 1998 in 3h 7 (18–0–6 in E)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Timothy M Davis
2 Ivor R Nichols
3 Diana J Handley
4 Peter Broadbent
5 Robert Peers
6 Ian Friend
7 Denis Mottershead (C)
8 H Geoffrey Wells
A 92nd birthday compliment to Alan J Brown who was formerly an active member of the local band.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 21 April 1998 in 2h 22 (11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
768 each London, Rutland, 640 Bristol, 576 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, 142 changes of method
Composed by N Smith
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World May 22nd 1998 No. 4543 page 510
Ringing World page reference: 4543.0510

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Thursday, 23 April 1998 in 2h 44 (14–1–25 in F)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(8m: 896 Rutland; 704 Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 640 Cambridge; 576 London, Pudsey, Superlative; 448 Bristol; 87 com, atw)
Composed by P G K Davies
1 John Hyden
2 Christina D A Hassard-Jones
3 Janet M Betton
4 Eric R Jones
5 Robert Peers
6 Susan D Sparling
7 John S T Willasey
8 Peter D Hughes (C)
First 8-Spliced: 3.
Rung by a Wirral Branch band with best wishes to Christina Hassard-Jones and Peter Fleckney on their forthcoming wedding.
Also a belated welcome to Kristin Brigid McGarel, niece of the 2nd ringer.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 23 April 1998 in 2h 38 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
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 R Scott
For St George’s Day
Ringing World May 22nd 1998 No. 4543 page 510
Ringing World page reference: 4543.0510

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 24 April 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1312 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
288 each Bristol, London; 320 Superlative; 416 Cambridge
1 Peter Storey
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 John F Oultram
4 Simon Christian
5 Robert Peers
6 Geoffrey A Parting
7 Nicholas Thomson (C)
8 John R Bibby

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 26 April 1998 (7–0–12 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Joanne Helliwell
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Nicholas Thomson
4 Raymond D Helliwell
5 Michael Thomson (C)
6 J Mark Stevenson
First quarter at first attempt - 1; for evensong on the front six.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 26 April 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1320 Stedman Cinques
1 Jennifer M Christian (C)
2 Zoe Roberts
3 Helen S Mitchell
4 John Oultram
5 George Morrall
6 David Friend
7 Donald Marshall
8–9 Andrew J Jobson
10 Simon Christian
11 Christopher Roberts
12 David Stockton
For evensong.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Sunday, 26 April 1998 (23–1–5 in E♭)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 James M Pemberton
2 Lindsey C Bryant
3 Donald Peers
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Robert Peers
6 Ralph Mauidsley
7 Randle T J Tinkler
8 Steven W Hughes (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 28 April 1998 in 2h 42 (15)
5056 Littleport Little Surprise Royal
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 John Cornock
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World May 22nd 1998 No. 4543 page 511
Ringing World page reference: 4543.0511

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 28 April 1998 in 2h 38 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
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
A birthday compliment to John Scott
Also, a Silver Wedding anniversary compliment to Arthur and Barbara Yorke of Sandbach
Ringing World May 22nd 1998 No. 4543 page 511
Ringing World page reference: 4543.0511

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Tuesday, 28 April 1998 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1287 Grandsire Triples
1 Gillian M Devall
2 Susan E Costello
3 Lindsey C Jones
4 Brian Shone
5 Peter M S Newton
6 Margaret K S Allin
7 John S T Willasey (C)
8 Anne Travers
In thanksgiving for the life of Marie Luxon, mother of 8, who died 14 April 1998.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Friday, 1 May 1998 in 2h 16 (15)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World June 12th 1998 No. 4546 page 581
Ringing World page reference: 4546.0581

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 1 May 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Belfast Surprise Major
1 John Bibby
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Janet M Betton
4 Eric R Jones
5 Robert Peers
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Geoffrey Parting

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bidston, Wirral
St Oswald
Saturday, 2 May 1998 in 2h 39 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Katharine E Collett
2 Victoria J M Halliwell
3 Benjamin J Willetts
4 Helen A Stansfield
5 Peter D Hughes
6 Mark A Humphreys (C)
First peal: 1 & 3
First inside: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 3 May 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1296 Plain Bob Caters
1 Eric R Jones
2 Victoria C Hocker
3 Janet M Betton
4 Ralph Maudsley
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 Susan D Sparling
7 George W Phillips
8 Steven W Hughes (C)
9 Ernest W Runciman
10 David J Hocker
First on 10: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 5 May 1998 in 2h 5 (11)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
Netherseale, Westminster, Allendale, Norwich, Bourne, Ipswich, Cambridge
1–2 J David Atkinson
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 Neil D Lomas
Ringing World June 19th 1998 No. 4547 page 604
Ringing World page reference: 4547.0604

Chester Diocesan Guild
Middlewich, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 7 May 1998 (20–0–20 in E)
1280 Bahamas Surprise Major
1 John Oultram
2 Michael Thomson
3 J Robert Jervis
4 Stephen R Knight
5 Raymond D Helliwell
6 Simon Christian
7 Ian W Taylor
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
1st in method by all
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 8 May 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Alloa Surprise Major
1 Brian Heys
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Simon Christian
5 Robert Peers
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 John Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby
33rd Wedding anniversary compliment to Nancy and Geoff Parting (8/5).Birthday compliments to Doug Lowe (4/5) and Helen Jeavons (9/5)
1st in method by all.
Ringing World page reference: 4549.0654

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarvin, Cheshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 9 May 1998 in 2h 40 (8–1–8 in G♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Peter D Hughes
2 Steven W Hughes
3 Victoria C Hocker
4 David J Hocker
5 George W Philips
6 Mark A Humphreys (C)
First inside: 4
Ringing World page reference: 4543.0505

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stretton, Cheshire
St Matthew
Saturday, 9 May 1998 in 2h 31 (9–2–0 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Eric R Jones
2 Jen M Darling
3 Christopher Booth
4 Janet M Betton
5 Peter Storey
6 John F Oultram (C)
First peal at first attempt - 3

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 10 May 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1282 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
1 Zoe Roberts
2 Jennifer M Christian
3 Simon Christian
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Donald Marshall
6 Christopher Roberts
7 George Morrall (C)
8 John Oultram
9 Brian Heys
10 Andrew J Jobson
For evensong.
Ringing World page reference: 4549.0655

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Tuesday, 12 May 1998 (11–0–7 in G)
1280 May Surprise Major
1 Christopher Roberts
2 Andrew J Jobson
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Simon Christian
6 George Morrall
7 John Oultram (C)
8 Brian Heys
1st in method by all except 2 & 7.
Ringing World page reference: 4548.0636

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
2 Adlington Close
Tuesday, 12 May 1998 in 2h 19 (11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (10m)
576 each Ashtead, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, 448 Bristol, 384 each London, Rutland, Uxbridge, 130 changes of method
Composed by N Smith
1–2 John Cornock
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World June 19th 1998 No. 4547 page 604
Ringing World page reference: 4547.0604

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Tuesday, 12 May 1998 in 3h 7 (15)
5016 Plain Bob Maximus
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John F Murfin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 David N Young
9–10 Frank R Morton (C)
11–12 William H Dowse
Ringing World June 12th 1998 No. 4546 page 581
Ringing World page reference: 4546.0581

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marbury, Cheshire
St Michael
Friday, 15 May 1998 in 2h 32 (7–2–22 in A♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
7 different extents
1 Paul G Stubbs
2 Christopher J Heshall
3 Frank R Morton (C)
4 David A Elsworth
5 Geoffrey A Edwards
6 John R Scott
For the completion of the 1998 Marbury Merry Days Festival
Ringing World June 12th 1998 No. 4546 page 578

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eastham, Merseyside
St Mary the Blessed Virgin
Saturday, 16 May 1998 in 2h 45 (12–0–25 in G)
5040 London Surprise Minor
1 John Hyden
2 Mark A Humphreys
3 Steven W Hughes
4 Bryan J McCahey
5 Peter D Hughes (C)
6 Peter L Furniss
Rung half-muffled in memory of John Stott, a ringer at this church, who died on 15th May 1998. First peal on the bells since 1974.
Ringing World page reference: 4544.0529

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 21 May 1998 in 2h 38 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John F Murfin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 David N Young
Ringing World June 19th 1998 No. 4547 page 604
Ringing World page reference: 4547.0604

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 22 May 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Birchington-On-Sea Surprise Major
1 Robert Peers
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Janet M Betton
4 Brian Heys
5 Eric R Jones
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby
First in method for all
Ringing World page reference: 4548.0635

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Tuesday, 26 May 1998 (11–0–7 in G)
1316 Rutland Surprise Major
1 John Oultram
2 Zoe Roberts
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Robert Peers
6 Robert Jarvis
7 Christopher Roberts
8 Simon Christian (C)
1st blows in the method 2.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Wednesday, 27 May 1998 (14–1–25 in F)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Robert Peers
2 Mark A Humphreys
3 Janet M Betton
4 Steven W Hughes
5 George W Phillips
6 Peter D Hughes (C)
7 Eric R Jones
8 Simon S Meyer
Completes Std 8: 4

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tushingham, Cheshire
St Chad
Friday, 29 May 1998 in 2h 38 (11–1–7 in G♯)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(7m: 1 extent each London, York, Durham, Norwich, Bourne, Ipswich, Cambridge)
1 Geoffrey A Edwards
2 Jacqueline H A Thompson
3 Christine M Johnson
4 John R Scott
5 Frank R Morton (C)
6 C Paul Cheshire
Circled the tower twice: 6.
Ringing World page reference: 4548.0626

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 29 May 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1250 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Midge Harvey
2 Janet M Betton
3 Eric R Jones
4 Helen S Mitchell
5 Robert Peers
6 Douglas Lowe
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby

Chester Diocesan Guild
Macclesfield, Cheshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 30 May 1998 in 3h 20 (26–0–21 in D)
5103 Grandsire Cinques
Composed by R F Deal
1 Kevin J Rogers
2 Rosemary A Maddocks
3 Helen Foster
4 Emma L Arnold
5 Clive R Calton
6 John H Gibb
7 Ivor R Nichols (C)
8 Harold Dowler
9 Peter C Maddocks
10 James R Gibb
11 C Michael Orme
12 Gordon R Birks
Ringing World page reference: 4548.0626

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 2 June 1998 in 2h 42 (15)
5040 Pudsey Surprise Royal
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 J David Atkinson
5–6 John Cornock
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World July 24th 1998 No. 4552 page 725
Ringing World page reference: 4552.0725

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Thursday, 4 June 1998 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1250 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
322 Cambridge, 288 each Lincolnshire, Rutland, 352 Yorkshire
1 Anne Stevenson
2 Linda M Thomson
3 Michael Thomson
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 Malcolm Murphy
6 Peter Wilkinson
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Nicholas Thomson
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 5 June 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Covingham Surprise Major
1 Andrew J Jobson
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Jenny Christian
4 Janet M Betton
5 Eric R Jones
6 Geoffrey Partin
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby
First in method for all

Chester Diocesan Guild
Buerton, Cheshire
4 Windmill Close
Friday, 5 June 1998 in 2h 20 (15)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Christine Johnson
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
7–8 Geoffrey A Edwards
Ringing World July 3rd 1998 No. 4549 page 652
Ringing World page reference: 4549.0652

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 7 June 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal
1 Benjamin J Willetts
2 Joanne L Hendy
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Alexander J Martin
5 Robert Peers
6 George W Phillips
7 Randle T J Tinkler
8 Colin J Hughes
9 Steven W Hughes
10 Anthony P Foster (C)
1st on 10: 1;
1st TB: 1;
For Evensong

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Tuesday, 9 June 1998 in 2h 38 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 John F Murfin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 John R Scott
300th handbell peal: 5-6
Ringing World July 10th 1998 No. 4550 page 675
Ringing World page reference: 4550.0675

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
2 Adlington Close
Tuesday, 9 June 1998 in 2h 24 (11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (11m)
576 each Cambridge, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, 448 Bristol, 384 each Ashtead, Cassiobury, Lincolnshire, London, Rutland, Uxbridge, 124 changes of method
Composed by N Smith
1–2 John Cornock
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World July 24th 1998 No. 4552 page 725
Ringing World page reference: 4552.0725

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Wednesday, 10 June 1998 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1264 Spliced Plain and Little Bob Major
1 Brian Shone
2 Anne Travers
3 Susan E Costello
4 Lindsey C Bryant
5 Robert Peers
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 Peter M S Newton
8 Steven W Hughes (C)
In celebration of the life of Glynne Blakeley from West Kirby, Wirral and latterly Combe St. Nicholas, Somerset.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eastham, Wirral
St Mary the Blessed Virgin
Thursday, 11 June 1998 (12–0–25 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Cheryl Williams
2 Steven W Hughes (C)
3 Brian Shone
4 Ralph Maudsley
5 Robert Peers
6 Paul J Williams
First Qtr: 1
A birthday compliment to the C

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Cheshire
St Barnabas
Saturday, 13 June 1998 in 2h 57 (23–1–5 in E♭)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Frederick Dexters No. 2
1 Peter D Hughes
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Janet M Betton
4 Eric R Jones
5 Steven W Hughes
6 Mark A Humphreys
7 Geoffrey C Sparling (C)
8 John Hyden
First peal of Stedman: 3 & 5;
First peal of Stedman Triples: 2;
Engagement compliment to Jenny Sparling and Andrew Warboys
Ringing World page reference: 4549.0649

Chester Diocesan Guild
Sutton, Cheshire
St James
Sunday, 14 June 1998 (11–3–15 in G)
1260 Doubles (2m)
1 Tony Greenham
2 Frank Osbaldiston (C)
3 William H Dowse
4 Frank Moss
5 K Rogers
6 Erwin Barber
In memory of Charles Lawton, a ringer for over 50 years, who died on 3rd June 1998 on his 82nd birthday. Charles had been a previous Tower Captain at St James for 22 years.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
2 Adlington Close
Tuesday, 16 June 1998 in 2h 23 (11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (13m)
448 Bristol, 384 each Ashtead, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cray, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Uxbridge, Yorkshire, 124 changes of method
Composed by N Smith
1–2 John Cornock
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World July 24th 1998 No. 4552 page 725
Ringing World page reference: 4552.0725

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 19 June 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Dublin Surprise Major
1 Douglas Lowe
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Janet M Betton
4 Eric R Jones
5 Robert Peers
6 Geoffrey Partin
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby
First in method for all

Chester Diocesan Guild
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
St Mary
Saturday, 20 June 1998 in 3h 25 (25–0–18 in D)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 Brian Bladon
2 Timothy M Davis
3 Bernard F L Groves (C)
4 Frances Dodds
5 Clive Caton
6 Andrew N Stubbs
7 Raymond J Ballard
8 Denis Mottershead
9 Ian Friend
10 Geoffrey Wells
Ringing World page reference: 4552.0721

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Sunday, 21 June 1998 (14–1–25 in F)
1280 Pudsey Surprise Major
1 Heather E Phillips
2 Janet M Betton
3 John Hyden
4 Steven W Hughes
5 Robert Peers
6 Peter D Hughes
7 George W Phillips
8 Mark A Humphreys (C)
First TB: 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Monday, 22 June 1998 in 2h 20 (11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (9m)
576 each Ashtead, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire, 448 changes of method
Composed by N Smith
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World July 24th 1998 No. 4552 page 725
Ringing World page reference: 4552.0725

Chester Diocesan Guild
Cranage, Cheshire
Briarwood, Goostrey Lane
Tuesday, 23 June 1998 in 2h 8 (15)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1–2 John F Murfin
3–4 John R Scott
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World July 24th 1998 No. 4552 page 725
Ringing World page reference: 4552.0725

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Wednesday, 24 June 1998 (14–1–25 in F)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Helen A Stansfield
2 Victoria J M Halliwell
3 Peter D Hughes (C)
4 Ernest T Carvell
5 Susan D Sparling
6 George W Phillips
7 Steven W Hughes
8 Mark A Humphreys
1st Surprise: 2
250th on the bells: 8

Chester Diocesan Guild
Kidsgrove, Staffordshire
St Thomas
Thursday, 25 June 1998 (11–0–4 in G)
1312 Barbados Surprise Major
1 Stephen R Knight
2 Andrew J Jobson
3 J Robert Jervis
4 John F Oultram
5 Raymond D Helliwell
6 Simon Christian
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Ian W Taylor (C)
1st in method by all. A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter
To welcome Rebekah Catharine Laura Knight, born 22 May 1998, a daughter for Helen & Stephen Knight
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 26 June 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Douglas Lowe
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Janet M Betton
4 John Bibby
5 Robert Peers
6 William Bibby
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Eric R Jones
Birthday compliments to John Bibby (24/6) and Peter Okaj (26/6).

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 28 June 1998 (7–0–12 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Anne Stevenson
2 John Stevenson
3 Graeme A Littler
4 Linda M Thomson
5 Nicholas Thomson (C)
6 Bernard J Ongley
Compliment to Beth Stevenson, selected as Rose Bud for the 1998 Parish Walking Day.
Rung before joint evensong with the Grappenhall Independent Methodist Church. On the front six

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 29 June 1998
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Janet Mills
2 Paul J Williams
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 Robert Peers
5 Steven W Hughes (C)
Rung for the Ordination of Rev'd Mark Hart, curate of this parish.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 2 July 1998 in 2h 27 (11)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 Frank R Morton
5–6 Michael C E Hodge (C)
7–8 C Paul Cheshire
Ringing World July 17th 1998 No. 4551 page 700
Ringing World page reference: 4551.0700

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 3 July 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Std 8
1 John F Oultram
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Janet M Betton
4 Eric R Jones
5 Robert Peers (C)
6 Andrew J Jobson
7 Brian Heys
8 John Bibby
A 10th birthday compliment to Rhia Thomas, local ringer (30.6.98).
Ringing World page reference: 4553.0758

Chester Diocesan Guild
Neston, Cheshire
St Mary and St Helen
Saturday, 4 July 1998 in 2h 47 (14–2–24 in G)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Kathleen E Collett
2 Joanne L Hendy
3 Susan E Costello
4 Victoria J M Halliwell
5 Peter D Hughes
6 Gavin E Price
7 Mark A Humphreys (C)
8 Peter L Furniss
First peal: 2
First on 8: 1 & 4
50th for the Guild: 7
Ringing World page reference: 4551.0697

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
St Luke
Saturday, 4 July 1998 in 2h 34 (11 in F♯)
5040 Minor
(1) London (2) Cambridge S. (3) Oxford T.B. (4) Kent T.B. (5) St Clement's (6) Single Oxford (7) Plain
1 Peter Schofield
2 Frank R Morton (C)
3 Richard Pendlebury
4 David J Phillips
5 Mervyn J Harrison
6 John F Murfin
First peal - 1,3
Circled Tower to Peals - 2
Compliment to David Phillips, 40 years a ringer at this tower

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eastham, Wirral
St Mary the Blessed Virgin
Saturday, 4 July 1998 (12–0–25 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Jean Patterson-Barclay
2 Colin J Hughes
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 David J Hocker
5 Steven W Hughes (C)
6 Vyvyan Barclay
First qtr: 1 & 6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Christleton, Cheshire
St James
Saturday, 4 July 1998 (12–1–26 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J J Parker
1 Trevor Holmes
2 Ian J Braithwaite
3 Michael T Phillips
4 The Reverend William G Wilson
5 The Reverend David S Fisher
6 Steven G Everett
7 The Reverend Brian Harris (C)
8 Roy Fisher
Rung to mark the occasion of the Ordination to the Diaconate on 28 June 1998 of the Reverend David S Fisher.
First Peal - 3, 8
Ringing World page reference: 4556.0821

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Saturday, 4 July 1998
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 James M Pemberton
2 Robert Peers
3 Colin J Hughes (C)
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Steven W Hughes
6 Craig J W Lambert
Rung on the 10th anniversary of the first qtr of 3, 5 and 6.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Chester, Cheshire
Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 5 July 1998 (24–3–0 in D)
1259 Grandsire Caters
1 Ernest T Carvell
2 Alexander J Martin
3 Randle T J Tinkler
4 William Harrison
5 Victoria C Hocker
6 Brian Shone
7 John S T Willasey (C)
8 George W Phillips
9 Steven W Hughes
10 David J Hocker
1st Grandsire Caters: 5&6

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 7 July 1998 in 2h 45 (15)
5080 Superlative No. 2 Surprise Royal
Composed by P C Randall
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 John Cornock
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 Peter C Randall (C)
9–10 David W Friend
Ringing World August 14th 1998 No. 4555 page 800
Ringing World page reference: 4555.0800

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Tuesday, 7 July 1998 (11–0–7 in G)
1280 July Surprise Major
1 Christopher Roberts
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 Brian Heys
6 George Morrall
7 John Oultram (C)
8 Simon Christian
1st in method by all except 4&7
Ringing World page reference: 4556.0827

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 10 July 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 London Surprise Major
1 William G Bibby
2 Andrew J Jobson
3 Simon Christian
4 Peter Story
5 Robert Peers
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 John Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby

Chester Diocesan Guild
West Kirby, Wirral
St Bridget
Sunday, 12 July 1998 (12–0–23 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 David Lamont
2 Paul Harrison
3 James Bench-Capon
4 Janet M Betton
5 Anthony J Power
6 Randle T J Tinkler
7 Eric R Jones (C)
8 Gregory P Buckridge
Rung on the middle six
Prior to Morning Service, in thanksgiving for the Ministry of Revd. Don Ferriday,
Rector for over 20 years, retiring this day.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Tuesday, 14 July 1998 in 1h 35 (11)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Minor
Seven extents
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World August 14th 1998 No. 4555 page 800
Ringing World page reference: 4555.0800

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Tuesday, 14 July 1998 in 1h 35 (11)
5040 Minor (2m)
3 extents Single Oxford, 4 extents Oxford TB
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
175th together: 1-2 and 3-4
Ringing World August 14th 1998 No. 4555 page 800
Ringing World page reference: 4555.0800

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 16 July 1998 in 2h 30 (15)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by J D Atkinson
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John F Murfin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
9–10 David N Young
Ringing World August 14th 1998 No. 4555 page 800
Ringing World page reference: 4555.0800

Chester Diocesan Guild
Daresbury, Cheshire
All Saints
Thursday, 16 July 1998 (16–1–5 in E)
1280 Cayman Surprise Major
1 Andrew J Jobson
2 Jennifer Christian
3 Stephen R Knight
4 Michael Thomson
5 Simon Christian
6 Ian W Taylor
7 John Oultram
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
1st in method by all

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 17 July 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 William Bibby
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Janet M Betton
4 Eric R Jones
5 Robert Peers
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 John Bibby
Congratulations to Evelyn Oultram, churchwarden, on her 80th birthday (17 July).

Chester Diocesan Guild
Stockport, Greater Manchester
St Mary
Saturday, 18 July 1998 in 3h 17 (23–3–16)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 Clive Calton
2 Ivor R Nichols
3 Bernard F L Groves
4 Timothy M Davis
5 Andrew N Stubbs
6 Peter Broadbent
7 Brian Bladon
8 Denis Mottershead (C)
9 Ian Friend
10 Simon Humphrey
To mark the 160th anniversary year of Robinson's Brewery.
Ringing world: 4557.0845
Ringing World page reference: 4557.0845

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Monday, 20 July 1998 in 2h 57 (14–1–25 in F)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by S Humphrey
1 Victoria C Hocker
2 Peter D Hughes (C)
3 John Hyden
4 Christopher J Eden
5 Bryan J McCahey
6 Lenard J Mitchell
7 Peter L Furniss
8 Mark A Humphreys
First Treble Bob: 1.
Completes the Standard Eight on the bells.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 21 July 1998 in 2h 22 (11)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by G M Bradshaw
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 John Cornock
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend (C)
Ringing World August 21st 1998 No. 4556 page 825
Ringing World page reference: 4556.0825

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Tuesday, 21 July 1998 (11–0–7 in G)
1280 Rutland Surprise Major
1 David Stockton
2 Zoe Roberts
3 Andrew J Jobson
4 John Oultram
5 Robert Peers
6 Brian Heys
7 Christopher Roberts
8 Simon Christian (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4556.0827

Chester Diocesan Guild
Eastham, Wirral
St Mary the Blessed Virgin
Thursday, 23 July 1998 (12–0–25 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Sharon W Williams
2 Ralph Maudsley
3 Randle T J Tinkler
4 Susan Garrigan
5 Steven W Hughes (C)
6 Robert Peers
1st inside for 17 years
To mark the birth of Menga Sassous on 20th July.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Thursday, 23 July 1998 in 1h 34 (11)
5040 Single Oxford Bob Minor
Seven extents
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal in the method: 1-2 and 3-4
140th peal as conductor
Ringing World August 21st 1998 No. 4556 page 825
Ringing World page reference: 4556.0825

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Thursday, 23 July 1998 in 1h 27 (11)
5040 Minor (3m)
2 extents each Oxford TB, Kent TB, 3 extents Plain Bob
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World August 21st 1998 No. 4556 page 825
Ringing World page reference: 4556.0825

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Merseyside
St Peter
Sunday, 26 July 1998 in 2h 38 (8–0–9 in B♭)
5184 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by S D Chandler
1 Helen A Stansfield
2 Victoria J M Halliwell
3 Susan E Costello
4 Steven W Hughes
5 Susan D Sparling
6 Peter D Hughes (C)
7 Gavin E Price
8 Mark A Humphreys
First treble bob: 1
First surprise: 2
350th peal: 6
Birthday compliment to Gavin Price.
Ringing World page reference: 4555.0797

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 27 July 1998 (23–1–5 in E♭)
1274 Plain Bob Triples
1 Sharon Williams
2 Joanne L Hendy
3 James M Pemberton
4 Ralph Maudsley
5 Robert Peers
6 Ernest T Carvell
7 Steven W Hughes (C)
8 David J Hocker
First on 8 bells: 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire
28 Mardale Court
Thursday, 30 July 1998 in 2h 29 (15)
5040 Plain Bob Caters
Comp. adapted from CK Lewis’s Plain Bob Royal
1–2 William F Gibbons
3–4 John F Murfin
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 David N Young
9–10 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal of Bob Caters by all the band
Ringing World August 28th 1998 No. 4557 page 849
Ringing World page reference: 4557.0849

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Friday, 31 July 1998 in 1h 39 (11)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
Seven extents
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World August 28th 1998 No. 4557 page 849
Ringing World page reference: 4557.0849

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wallasey, Merseyside
St Nicholas
Saturday, 1 August 1998 in 2h 53 (16–2–20 in E)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(Std 8: 896 Rutland; 704 each Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 640 Cambridge; 576 each London, Pudsey, Superlative; 448 Bristol. 87 com atw)
Composed by P G K Davies
1 Steven W Hughes
2 Celia F Hughes-D'Aeth
3 Jennifer R Sparling
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Geoffrey C Sparling
6 Eric R Jones
7 Andrew P Warboys (C)
8 Peter D Hughes
First 8 spliced; 3
Circled the tower: 8
Ringing World page reference: 4557.0845

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Sunday, 2 August 1998 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1274 Plain Bob Triples
1 Bernard J Ongley
2 Alison K C Collins
3 Heather Foy
4 Linda M Thomson
5 Raymond D Helliwell
6 Michael Thomson
7 Nicholas Thomson (C)
8 Paul Thomson
For evensong. 250th quarter on the bells since rehanging in 1966

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 4 August 1998 in 2h 24 (11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (12m)
576 each Ashtead, Lincolnshire, 448 Bristol, 384 each Cambridge, Cray, Lindum, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Uxbridge, Yorkshire, 130 changes of method, all the work
Composed by N Smith
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World September 25th 1998 No. 4561 page 946
Ringing World page reference: 4561.0946

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Friday, 7 August 1998 in 2h 15 (15)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Michael C E Hodge
7–8 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World September 4th 1998 No. 4558 page 872
Ringing World page reference: 4558.0872

Chester Diocesan Guild
Ruabon, Wrexham
St Mary
Friday, 7 August 1998 in 2h 56 (11–2–16 in F♯)
5040 Minor (3m)
3m: 2 extents each Kent TB, Plain Bob; 3 Cambridge S
1 Helen A Stansfield
2 Victoria J M Halliwell
3 Kenneth W Price
4 Robert Peers
5 Peter D Hughes (C)
6 Mark A Humphreys
First in more than one method: 2.
Last peal on the bells before re-hanging.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wistaston, Cheshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 8 August 1998 in 2h 35 (5–3–24 in B)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Frank R Morton (C)
2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3 Michael Thomson
4 Raymond D Helliwell
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Roland Morant
7 Nicholas Thomson
8 Raymond H Daw
850th together - 1 & 2.
For the 50th anniversary of Bernard's first peal at Wistaston, 6th August 1948.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 11 August 1998 in 2h 20 (11)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World September 25th 1998 No. 4561 page 946
Ringing World page reference: 4561.0946

Chester Diocesan Guild
Tarporley, Cheshire
St Helen
Tuesday, 11 August 1998 (11–0–7 in G)
1280 August Surprise Major
1 Christopher Roberts
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Jennifer M Christian
4 Simon Christian
5 Robert Peers
6 Brian Heys
7 John Oultram (C)
8 Andrew J Jobson
1st in ,method by all except 7&8
Ringing World page reference: 4562.0970

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Tuesday, 11 August 1998 in 1h 55 (11)
5040 St Clement's College Bob Minor
Seven extents
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal of St Clement’s Minor by all the band
Ringing World September 11th 1998 No. 4559 page 897
Ringing World page reference: 4559.0897

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Thursday, 13 August 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Cuba Surprise Major
1 J Robert Jervis
2 Stephen R Knight
3 Michael Thomson
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 Ian W Taylor
6 Raymond D Helliwell
7 John F Oultram (C)
8 Nicholas Thomson
1st in method by all
A Mid Cheshire Thursday Night Quarter Peal Band Quarter

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Friday, 14 August 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1280 Glasgow Surprise Major
1 John F Oultram (C)
2 Helen S Mitchell
3 Michael Thomson
4 Janet M Betton
5 Robert Peers
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 Eric R Jones
8 Andrew J Jobson

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 15 August 1998 (14–1–25 in F)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Robert Peers
2 Victoria J M Halliwell
3 Helen V Floyd
4 Benjamin J Willetts
5 Randle T J Tinkler
6 Steven W Hughes
7 Ernest T Carvell
8 Mark A Humphreys (C)
First in m: 2
1st surprise inside: 4
A birthday compliment to Amy Sparling

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Saturday, 15 August 1998 (14–1–25 in F)
1250 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Victoria J M Halliwell
2 Helen V Floyd
3 Benjamin J Willetts
4 Randle T J Tinkler
5 Robert Peers
6 Ernest T Carvell
7 Steven W Hughes
8 Mark A Humphreys (C)
Wedding compliment to Bryan McCahey & Helen Jackson

Chester Diocesan Guild
Marple, Greater Manchester
All Saints
Saturday, 15 August 1998 in 2h 58 (13–2–12 in F)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Pamela Andrew
2 John C Shonfield
3 Ruth H Smith
4 Alan McFall
5 Frank Osbaldiston
6 William H Dowse
7 Gordon R Birks
8 Robert B Smith (C)
Ringing World page reference: 4559.0896

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Sunday, 16 August 1998 in 2h 32 (15)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by C K Lewis
1–2 Geoffrey A Edwards
3–4 David N Young
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
7–8 C Paul Cheshire
Ringing World September 11th 1998 No. 4559 page 897
Ringing World page reference: 4559.0897

Chester Diocesan Guild
Willaston, Cheshire
14 Park Road
Monday, 17 August 1998 in 1h 42 (11)
5040 Minor (4m)
(1) Single Oxford (2,3) Plain Bob (4,5) Oxford TB (6,7) Kent TB
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
Ringing World September 11th 1998 No. 4559 page 897
Ringing World page reference: 4559.0897

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Monday, 17 August 1998 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1263 Stedman Triples
1 Margaret Hawkins
2 Isabel Rivers
3 Geoffrey Drew
4 Judy M Frostwick
5 Kenneth E Frostwick
6 Peter Adcock
7 Neil Jones (C)
8 Derek Hawkins
First Stedman - 2. Rung by ringers from Norfolk.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Wilmslow, Cheshire
9 Hawthorn Lane
Tuesday, 18 August 1998 in 2h 20 (11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (14m)
448 Bristol, 384 each Ashtead, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Uxbridge, Yorkshire, 192 each Cornwall, Cray, 130 changes of method
Composed by N Smith
1–2 Neil D Lomas
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 John Cornock
Ringing World September 25th 1998 No. 4561 page 946
Ringing World page reference: 4561.0946

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Tuesday, 18 August 1998 in 1h 45 (11)
5040 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Bob Minor
Seven extents
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal in the method by all the band
Ringing World September 11th 1998 No. 4559 page 897
Ringing World page reference: 4559.0897

Chester Diocesan Guild
Blackden, Cheshire
Galey Cottage
Tuesday, 18 August 1998 in 1h 44 (11)
5040 St Nicholas College Bob Minor
Seven extents
1–2 David N Young
3–4 Michael C E Hodge
5–6 Frank R Morton (C)
First peal in the method by all the band
300th together: 3-4 and 5-6
Ringing World September 11th 1998 No. 4559 page 897
Ringing World page reference: 4559.0897

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Wednesday, 19 August 1998 (14–1–25 in F)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Victoria J M Halliwell
2 Victoria C Hocker
3 Ernest T Carvell
4 Steven W Hughes
5 Peter D Hughes
6 Mark A Humphreys (C)
First Surprise inside: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Grappenhall, Cheshire
St Wilfrid
Thursday, 20 August 1998 (11–1–6 in F♯)
1288 Little Bob Major
1 Linda M Thomson
2 Heather Foy
3 Alison K C Collins
4 Claire L Thomson
5 Bernard J Ongley
6 Michael Thomson
7 David J Pigg
8 Nicholas Thomson (C)
For the 75th anniversary of the Women's Institute in Grappenhall

Chester Diocesan Guild
Warburton, Greater Manchester
St Werburgh
Saturday, 22 August 1998 in 3h 10 (25–2–6 in E♭)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by J S Warboys
1 John Hyden
2 Victoria J M Halliwell
3 Christina D A Fleckney
4 Steven W Hughes
5 Mark A Humphreys
6 Andrew D Sibson
7 Peter D Hughes (C)
8 Peter M Fleckney
First blows of Rutland: 2
First peal of Rutland: 4
150th for the Guild: 7
Ringing World page reference: 4558.0869

Chester Diocesan Guild
Frodsham, Cheshire
St Lawrence
Sunday, 23 August 1998 (12–1–3 in F♯)
1320 London Surprise Minor
1 John Bibby
2 Janet M Betton
3 Robert Peers
4 Andrew J Jobson
5 Eric R Jones
6 John F Oultram (C)
For Evensong.
Last single quarter: 2

Chester Diocesan Guild
Bromborough, Wirral
St Barnabas
Monday, 24 August 1998 (23–1–5 in E♭)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 Sharon Williams
2 Victoria C Hocker
3 Alison Carpenter
4 David J Hocker
5 Robert Peers
6 Ernest T Carvell
7 John F Oultram
8 Steven W Hughes (C)
First Major: 1

Chester Diocesan Guild
Poynton, Cheshire
2 Adlington Close
Tuesday, 25 August 1998 in 2h 23 (11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (15m)
448 Bristol, 384 each Ashtead, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Uxbridge, 192 each Cornwall, Cray, Ospringe, Yorkshire, 130 changes of method
Composed by N Smith
1–2 John Cornock
3–4 Peter C Randall (C)
5–6 J David Atkinson
7–8 David W Friend
Ringing World September 25th 1998 No. 4561 page 946
Ringing World page reference: 4561.0946

Chester Diocesan Guild
Port Sunlight, Wirral
Christ Church
Thursday, 27 August 1998 in 3h 3 (14–1–25 in F)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by S J Ivin
1 Giles R Blundell
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Andrew J Jobson
4 Eric R Jones
5 Robert Peers
6 Geoffrey Parting
7 John S T Willasey
8 Peter D Hughes (C)
With the best wishes of the band to Eric Jones and Janet Betton, to be married at West Kirby on 5th Sept.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Ticknall, Derbyshire
St George
Saturday, 29 August 1998 in 2h 55 (9–1–26 in A)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by P Border
1 C Michael Orme
2 Christina D A Fleckney
3 Celia F Hughes D'Ath
4 Penelope J V Sharpe
5 Anthony P Cotton
6 Mark A Humphreys
7 Peter D Hughes (C)
8 James E Andrews
9 Richard S Starkie
10 Peter M Fleckney
50th of Cambridge S Royal: 1.
RW 1998/0893.

Chester Diocesan Guild
Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire
St Ystyffan
Saturday, 29 August 1998 in 3h 9 (12–2–2 in F♯)
5152 Eardley Surprise Major
Composed by J Reeves
1 Timothy M Davis
2 R Brian Mills
3 Christine L J Mills
4 Ian P Hill
5 Clive Calton
6 John Hill
7 Andrew B Mills
8 Denis Mottershead (C)

Chester Diocesan Guild
Derby, Derbyshire
Cathedral Church of All Saints
Saturday, 29 August 1998 in 3h 9 (19–0–1 in D♭)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by C Kenneth Lewis
1 Christina D A Fleckney
2 John E Heaton
3 Penelope J V Sharpe
4 Celia F Hughes D'Aeth
5 Clive W Longden
6 James E Andrews
7 Peter M Fleckney
8 Peter D Hughes (C)
9 Richard S Starkie
10 C Michael Orme
Ringing World page reference: 4559.0893

Chester Diocesan Guild
Heswall, Wirral
St Peter
Sunday, 30 August 1998 (8–0–9 in B♭)
1260 Minor (4m)
1 Brian Shone
2 John S T Willasey (C)
3 Robert Peers (C)
4 Margaret K S Allin
5 Peter M S Newton (C)
6 Steven W Hughes (C)
Jointly conducted
Rung for Evensong on the Eve of the 1st Anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales