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Leicester Diocesan Guild
Thurcaston, Leicestershire
All Saints
Wednesday, 9 January 1952 in 2h 50 (10–0–11 in F♯)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by F H Dexter
1 E Charles Turner
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 S Anthony Jesson
4 John R Smith
5 Harry G Wayne
6 Brian Austin
7 Peter J Staniforth
8 Fred T Bindley
First peal of Stedman Triples - 3. First peal of Stedman - 6. A birthday compliment to F. T. Bindley (local captain) and Herrick B. Bowley. A compliment to Eric Adnitt and Mrs. Adnitt on the birth of a daughter.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Monday, 21 January 1952 in 3h 33 (25–0–20 in D)
5040 Spliced Surprise Maximus (7m)
Being 672 each of Rutland, Pudsey, Lincolnshire, Cambridge, Yorkshire and Belgrave and 1008 Superlative with 97 changes of method.
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Jill Staniforth
2 Dorothy M Udale
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 John Hill
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 John R Smith
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 Harry G Wayne
9 Shirley Burton
10 Herrick B Bowley
11 William J Root
12 Harold J Poole (C)
First peal of Spliced Surprise Maximus to be rung in seven methods.
A compliment to Mr. and Mrs. J . H. Wayman, of Surfleet, on the birth of a son.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 23 January 1952 in 2h 38 (6–2–13 in B)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 Phyllis Poole
2 Ernest W Rawson
3 John R Smith
4 Elizabeth Smith
5 J Frederick Milner
6 Herrick B Bowley
7 E Alan Jacques
8 Harold J Poole (C)

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Enderby, Leicestershire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 26 January 1952 in 2h 38 (11–2–15 in G)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Frank Hansford
2 Elizabeth Smith
3 Winifred M Burton
4 Brian G Warwick
5 Norman Bagworth
6 Peter J Staniforth (C)
7 Herrick B Bowley
8 Alfred Ballard

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 30 January 1952 in 2h 25 (6–2–13 in B)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by H Dains
1 Jane M Hooke
2 Ernest W Rawson
3 J Frederick Milner
4 John R Smith
5 S Anthony Jesson
6 E Alan Jacques
7 Herrick B Bowley
8 Harold J Poole (C)
First peal of Bristol Surprise - 1. First peal of Bristol Surprise on a working bell - 5.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
St Mary de Castro
Friday, 15 February 1952 in 3h 4 (15–3–3 in E)
5040 Stedman Triples
1 E Charles Turner
2 Phyllis Poole
3 Harry Broughton
4 John Myott
5 John R Smith
6 J Richard Grant
7 Peter J Staniforth (C)
8 Ernest W Rawson
Rung half-muffled for the death of King George VI

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Friday, 15 February 1952 in 3h 48 (25–0–20 in D)
5019 Stedman Cinques
Composed by F H Dexter
1 Peter J Staniforth (C)
2 Dorothy M Udale
3 Elizabeth Smith
4 Jill Staniforth
5 John R Smith
6 Brian G Warwick
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 Harry G Wayne
9 Sidney O Cheney
10 John Hill
11 Herrick B Bowley
12 Arthur Debenham
Rung half muffled for the funeral of King George VI.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Thursday, 28 February 1952 in 3h 41 (25–0–20 in D)
5280 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by J W Parker
1 Harold J Poole (C)
2 Ronald H Dove
3 Phyllis Poole
4 Brian Austin
5 Jill Staniforth
6 Peter J Staniforth
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 Harry G Wayne
9 John Hill
10 Herrick B Bowley
11 Leonard Trevor
12 John R Smith
First peal of Surprise Maximus - 2, First peal on 12 bells - 4
A compliment to Mr. and Mrs. L Trevor on the birth of a son.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 5 March 1952 in 2h 28 (6–2–13 in B)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A Craven
1 John A Underwood
2 Ernest W Rawson
3 Phyllis Poole
4 Harold J Poole
5 Harry G Wayne
6 Herrick B Bowley
7 Donald C Price
8 John R Smith (C)
First peal of Surprise as conductor

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Claybrooke, Leicestershire
St Peter
Friday, 7 March 1952 in 2h 47 (13–3–10 in E♭)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by F H Dexter
1 Alfred Ballard
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 Michael E Brown
4 J Frederick Milner
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 Frank K Measures
7 John R Smith
8 John A L Thompson

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Thurcaston, Leicestershire
All Saints
Monday, 10 March 1952 in 2h 53 (10–0–11 in F♯)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
Being 1,440 each of London and Rutland, 800 Bristol and 480 each of Yorkshire, Superlative and Cambridge
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Phyllis Poole
2 Jill Staniforth
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 Harold J Poole
5 John Hill
6 John R Smith
7 Herrick B Bowley
8 Peter J Staniforth (C)
First peal in six Spliced Surprise Major methods by all and for the Guild.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 12 March 1952 in 2h 43 (6–2–13 in B)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 Ernest W Rawson
2 Harold J Poole
3 John R Smith
4 J Frederick Milner
5 Phyllis Poole
6 Alfred Ballard (C)
7 Harry G Wayne
8 Herrick B Bowley
9 Donald C Price
10 William J Root
First peal of Royal in the method - 9.
First peal of Royal as conductor.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 19 March 1952 in 2h 38 (6–2–13 in B)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 Phyllis Poole
2 Ernest W Rawson
3 Harold J Poole
4 John R Smith
5 J Frederick Milner
6 Herrick B Bowley
7 Donald C Price
8 Alfred Ballard (C)
First peal in the method - 7
First peal in the method as conductor. Rung on the 25th anniversary of the conductor's first peal.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Monday, 24 March 1952 in 3h 38 (25–0–20 in D)
5280 Buckingham Surprise Maximus
1 Phyllis Poole
2 Dorothy M Udale
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 Jill Staniforth
5 Harold J Poole (C)
6 Shirley Burton
7 John R Smith
8 Harry G Wayne
9 Sidney O Cheney
10 Herrick B Bowley
11 Peter J Staniforth
12 William J Root
200th peal together - 4, 11
300th peal - 11
A birthday compliment to Mrs H B Bowley. A wedding compliment to Yvonne Staniforth (sister of Peter J Staniforth) and Eric Barton.
First peal of Maximus to be rung in this method. All the ringers are members of the Sunday service band at the Cathedral.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 26 March 1952 in 2h 30 (6–2–13 in B)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by G R Pye
1 John A Underwood
2 Ernest W Rawson
3 Elizabeth Smith
4 J Frederick Milner
5 John R Smith
6 Herrick B Bowley
7 Donald C Price
8 Harold J Poole (C)
A compliment to Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Staniforth on their first wedding anniversary.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 2 April 1952 in 2h 28 (6–2–13 in B)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by G Baker
1 S Anthony Jesson
2 J Frederick Milner
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 Harold J Poole (C)
5 John A Underwood
6 John R Smith
7 Donald C Price
8 Herrick B Bowley
First peal in the method - 5, 7.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Gilmorton, Leicestershire
All Saints
Friday, 4 April 1952 in 2h 50 (10–2–9 in G)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by J W Washbrook
1 Jill Staniforth
2 Alfred Ballard
3 Michael E Brown
4 Frank K Measures
5 Harold J Poole (C)
6 Brian G Warwick
7 John R Smith
8 John A L Thompson
600th peal - 2. 50th peal - 3. First peal of London Surprise away from the treble - 6.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Monday, 21 April 1952 in 3h 39 (25–0–20 in D)
5280 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
1 William A Lacey
2 Derek G Goodman
3 Peter J Staniforth (C)
4 Redvers F Elkington
5 John Hill
6 Harry G Wayne
7 John R Smith
8 J Frederick Milner
9 Sidney O Cheney
10 Harold J Poole
11 Herrick B Bowley
12 William J Root
First peal of Maximus - 1. First peal of Maximus on an ‘inside’ bell - 2. The conductor’s 50th peal of Surprise Maximus on tower bells.
Rung as a birthday compliment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Wigston Magna, Leicestershire
All Saints
Friday, 25 April 1952 in 2h 40 (16–0–11 in E)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by F H Dexter
1 Harold J Poole (C)
2 John R Smith
3 Peter J Staniforth
4 Richard J Carter
5 Alfred Ballard
6 John Hill
7 Herrick B Bowley
8 T Edward Harrold
First peal of Stedman - 4. Rung in honour of the appointment of the Rev. G. H. West, M.A., Vicar of Wigston Magna, as honorary Canon of Leicester Cathedral.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 30 April 1952 in 2h 35 (6–2–13 in B)
5184 London Surprise Major
Composed by F Dench
1 John Hill
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 Brian Austin
4 Ernest W Rawson
5 John R Smith
6 J Frederick Milner
7 T Edward Harrold
8 Herrick B Bowley
First peal of London Surprise Major - 3. A compliment to Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Bowley on their wedding anniversary.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Gilmorton, Leicestershire
All Saints
Friday, 2 May 1952 in 2h 43 (10–2–9 in G)
5040 Stedman Triples
1 Ernest W Rawson
2 Peter J Staniforth (C)
3 Colin Golding
4 Phyllis Poole
5 Harold J Poole
6 S Anthony Jesson
7 John R Smith
8 Alfred Broughton

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 7 May 1952 in 2h 44 (6–2–13 in B)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 John Hill
2 Ernest W Rawson
3 Phyllis Poole
4 J Frederick Milner
5 Alfred Ballard
6 Harold J Poole (C)
7 Harry G Wayne
8 John R Smith
9 T Edward Harrold
10 Herrick B Bowley
200th peal together - 6, 10. First peal on ten bells - 9.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Friday, 9 May 1952 in 2h 36 (6–2–13 in B)
5056 London Surprise Major
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Paul L Taylor
2 J Frederick Milner
3 Peter J Staniforth (C)
4 John R Smith
5 Redvers F Elkington
6 Harold J Poole
7 Donald C Price
8 Harry Parks

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 14 May 1952 in 2h 40 (6–2–13 in B)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by J W Parker
1 Paul L Taylor
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 John R Smith
4 Ernest W Rawson
5 Phyllis Poole
6 Alfred Ballard
7 John Hill
8 J Frederick Milner
9 T Edward Harrold
10 Herrick B Bowley

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Whitwick, Leicestershire
St John the Baptist
Friday, 16 May 1952 in 2h 55 (11–3–12 in F)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C H Middleton
1 Richard E Manton
2 Harold J Poole
3 Michael E Brown
4 John A Underwood
5 James W Bowley
6 John R Smith
7 John B Bennett
8 Peter J Staniforth (C)
First peal of Surprise Major - 1, 5. A welcome home to John B. Bennett, who has returned from service with H.M. Forces in Germany.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
St Mary de Castro
Tuesday, 20 May 1952 in 2h 58 (15–3–3 in E)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by E W Tipler
1 John R Smith
2 Elizabeth Smith
3 Phyllis Poole
4 Redvers F Elkington
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 John B Bennett
7 Terence A Thornber
8 Harold J Poole (C)
Rung for the festival of St. Dunstan, patron saint of bellringers. First peal of Surprise on the bells.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 28 May 1952 in 2h 35 (6–2–13 in B)
5120 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by F H Dexter
1 Harold J Poole
2 J Frederick Milner
3 Paul L Taylor
4 Phyllis Poole
5 Ernest W Rawson
6 John R Smith
7 T Edward Harrold
8 Herrick B Bowley (C)
First peal in the method - 7. A birthday compliment to Frederick H. Dexter.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Whitwick, Leicestershire
St John the Baptist
Friday, 20 June 1952 in 2h 47 (11–3–12 in F)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by F H Dexter
1 Richard E Manton
2 John A Underwood
3 John R Smith
4 Rowland Beniston
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 J Frederick Milner
7 John B Bennett
8 Harold J Poole (C)
First peal in the method on the bells.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Thursday, 26 June 1952 in 3h 30 (25–0–20 in D)
5280 Buckinghamshire Surprise Maximus
1 Phyllis Poole
2 Dorothy M Udale
3 Redvers F Elkington
4 Jill Staniforth
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 Harold J Poole (C)
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 Harry G Wayne
9 E Alan Jacques
10 John R Smith
11 Herrick B Bowley
12 William J Root
First peal to be rung in this method. 50th peal of Surprise Maximus - 12. A compliment to Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Wayne on their silver wedding.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Thurcaston, Leicestershire
All Saints
Monday, 7 July 1952 in 2h 45 (10–0–11 in F♯)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
Being 2880 London, 864 Cambridge, 576 Superlative, 800 Bristol. 120 changes of method.
Composed by A J Pitman
1 John B Bennett
2 Redvers F Elkington
3 William J Root
4 J Frederick Milner
5 Harold J Poole
6 John R Smith
7 Herrick B Bowley
8 Peter J Staniforth (C)
First peal of Spliced Surprise Major - 2, 3.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
St Mary de Castro
Tuesday, 8 July 1952 in 2h 59 (16)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by Frederick H Dexter
1 Phyllis Poole
2 Peter J Staniforth
3 Brian G Warwick
4 S Anthony Jesson
5 Redvers F Elkington
6 John R Smith
7 E Alan Jacques
8 Harold J Poole (C)
First peal in the method on the bells. Rung as a compliment to Father J. R. Collins on the completion of 23 years as Vicar of St. Mary-de-Castro.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Whitwick, Leicestershire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 14 July 1952 in 2h 56 (11–3–12 in F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Composed by John R Pritchard
1 Rex Witham
2 Joseph W Cotton
3 Harold J Hazell
4 Samuel W Chapman
5 John A Underwood
6 Richard E Manton
7 Arthur E Rowley
8 Roland Beniston (C)
Original footnote reads: "Specially arranged for the ringer of the 3rd, a visitor from Enfield, Middlesex."
Source: The Ringing World, No. 2156, Vol. 48, 25 July 1952, p. 467.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Copt Oak, Leicestershire
St Peter
Friday, 18 July 1952 in 2h 27 (9–3–4 in A)
5040 Minor (7m)
"Being seven methods, viz.: two extents of Cambridge Surprise and one each of (1) Kent and Oxford, (2) Double Oxford, (3) Double Court, (4) Oxford Bob, (5) Plain Bob."
1 David S Harris
2 C William Hall
3 John A Underwood
4 Harold J Hazell
5 Horace O Over
6 Roland Beniston (C)
Original footnote reads: "First peal in seven methods: 5. Specially arranged for the ringer of the 4th, a visitor from Enfield."
Source: The Ringing World, No. 2156, Vol. 48, 25 July 1952, p. 469.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Thursday, 31 July 1952 in 3h (25–0–20 in D)
5184 Spliced Surprise Maximus (8m)
Being 576 York, Pudsey, Leicestershire, Buckinghamshire, Buckingham, Wigston, Yorkshire and 1,152 of Belgrave with 96 changes of method.
Composed by K Roe
1 John B Bennett
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 Jill Staniforth
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 Shirley Burton
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 Harry G Wayne
9 Sidney O Cheney
10 John R Smith
11 Herrick B Bowley
12 William J Root
50th peal of Surprise Maximus - 9. First peal of Spliced Maximus to be rung in eight methods. A birthday compliment to Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Wayne and Mrs. S. O. Cheney.
Rung to welcome home the Royal Leicestershire Regiment, which arrived in the city that day from Korea.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Thursday, 28 August 1952 in 3h 4 (25–0–20 in D)
5184 Spliced Surprise Maximus (8m)
Being 576 York, Pudsey, Leicestershire, Buckinghamshire, Buckingham, Wigston and Yorkshire and 1152 Belgrave with 96 changes of method.
1 John B Bennett
2 Harold J Poole
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 Jill Staniforth
5 Peter J Staniforth (C)
6 Shirley Burton
7 Harry Poyner
8 Harry G Wayne
9 Redvers F Elkington
10 John R Smith
11 E Alan Jacques
12 Herrick B Bowley
First peal of Surprise Maximus in eight methods - 7. First peal of Spliced Surprise Maximus - 9, 11. First peal of Surprise Maximus in eight methods as conductor.
A compliment to George Bailey and E. Sylvia Wise, of Melton Mowbray, both members of the Guild, on their engagement.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Hugglescote, Leicestershire
St John the Baptist
Friday, 29 August 1952 in 3h (16–1–4 in F)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by P Baker
1 Horace O Over
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 John E Underwood
4 Michael D Staniforth
5 John R Smith
6 Peter J Staniforth
7 Roland Beniston
8 John B Bennett
First peal in the method - 1, 3, 7.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 24 September 1952 in 2h 27 (6–2–13 in B)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by F H Dexter
1 E Alan Jacques
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 John R Smith
4 Phyllis Poole
5 S Anthony Jesson
6 Michael E Brown
7 Colin P Walker
8 John B Bennett
First peal in the method - 6, 7.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Thursday, 25 September 1952 in 3h 32 (25–0–20 in D)
5019 Stedman Cinques
Composed by F H Dexter
1 John R Smith
2 Winifred M Burton
3 Harry Poyner
4 Harold J Poole (C)
5 Ernest G Hibbins
6 William J Ridgman
7 John G Gipson
8 T Reginald Dennis
9 John B Bennett
10 J Frederick Milner
11 Peter J Staniforth
12 Colin P Walker
100th peal together - 5, 8.
First peal on twelve bells - 6, 7.
Specially arranged for Messrs. Hibbins, Ridgman, Gipson and Dennis, of Cambridge.
Ringing World page reference: 2167.0642

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Hugglescote, Leicestershire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 4 October 1952 in 3h 6 (16–1–4 in F)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Pitstow's
1 Betty M Vidler
2 Winifred M Burton
3 Phyllis Poole
4 Peter J Staniforth
5 John R Smith
6 Thomas E Sone
7 E Alan Jacques
8 A Patrick Cannon (C)
Rung as a wedding compliment to Owen Over, a ringer at the above church, and Joan Worth, of Anstey, who were married the same day.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 8 October 1952 in 2h 43 (6–2–13 in B)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by W Pye
1 John R Smith
2 John B Bennett
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 Harold J Poole
5 Phyllis Poole
6 Jill Staniforth (C)
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 John Hill
9 Herrick B Bowley
10 Peter J Staniforth
100th peal together - 1, 9. First peal of Cambridge Surprise Royal - 2. 300th peal - 5. First of Cambridge Surprise Royal as conductor.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 15 October 1952 in 2h 45 (6–2–13 in B)
5040 Metropolitan Surprise Royal
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 Phyllis Poole
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 Jill Staniforth
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 John R Smith
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 John Hill
9 E Alan Jacques
10 Herrick B Bowley
First peal to be rung in this method. All the above are members of the Leicester Cathedral Sunday Service band.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Gilmorton, Leicestershire
All Saints
Friday, 31 October 1952 in 2h 48 (10–2–9 in G)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 Brian G Warwick
2 Winifred M Burton
3 Wilfred G Saunders
4 Phyllis Poole
5 J Frederick Milner
6 Harold J Poole (C)
7 John R Smith
8 G Stedman Morris
First peal in the method - 3. Rung on the eve of the patronal festival.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Claybrooke, Leicestershire
St Peter
Wednesday, 5 November 1952 in 2h 50 (13–3–10 in E♭)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by F H Dexter
1 Phyllis Poole
2 John R Smith
3 S Anthony Jesson
4 Alfred Ballard
5 John Thompson
6 Harold J Poole (C)
7 John B Bennett
8 Terence A Thornber
Rung as a compliment to Mrs. B. Seal, donor of the bells, on her birthday and to Mr. and Mrs. J. A. L. Thompson on their 20th wedding anniversary.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Anstey, Leicestershire
St Mary
Sunday, 9 November 1952 (10–2–4 in G)
1260 Grandsire Triples
Grandsire Triples
1 Miss M Disney
2 W A Lacey
3 R Copson
4 Miss J M Simpsom
5 A Disney
6 R F Elkington (C)
7 D S Harris
8 Miss A Parker
Rung half-muffled for Remembrance Day. First quarter peal for Miss Margaret Disney (1), daughter of Alban Disney(5).
First Quarter Peal for Miss A Parker(8)

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Monday, 10 November 1952 in 3h 42 (25–0–20 in D)
5280 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
1 Harold J Poole
2 Jill Staniforth (C)
3 Phyllis Poole
4 Ernest W Rawson
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 Redvers F Elkington
7 Harry G Wayne
8 Harold G Jenney
9 Sidney O Cheney
10 John R Smith
11 Herrick B Bowley
12 William J Root
150th peal - 10.
A compliment to Mr. and Mrs. Harold J. Poole (ringers of 1 and 3) on the occasion of their silver wedding.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Friday, 21 November 1952 in 2h 28 (6–2–13 in B)
5056 Lyme Surprise Major
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 John B Bennett
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 Phyllis Poole
4 Ernest W Rawson
5 S Anthony Jesson
6 Peter J Staniforth
7 Redvers F Elkington
8 John R Smith

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bell Foundry Tower
Wednesday, 26 November 1952 in 2h 52 (6–2–13 in B)
5040 Metropolitan Surprise Royal
Composed by G Lindoff
1 Phyllis Poole
2 John B Bennett
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 Jill Staniforth
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 Harold J Poole (C)
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 J Frederick Milner
9 John R Smith
10 Herrick B Bowley
First peal in the method - 2, 8.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Gilmorton, Leicestershire
All Saints
Friday, 28 November 1952 in 2h 53 (10–2–9 in G)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Dexter's No 2
1 Phyllis Poole
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 Cecil H F Knight
4 Ernest W Rawson
5 John R Smith
6 J Richard Grant
7 John B Bennett
8 Alfred Ballard
First peal of Stedman on 'inside' bell - 3,

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Saturday, 29 November 1952 in 3h 50 (25–0–20 in D)
5280 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
1 Jill Staniforth
2 Peter J Staniforth
3 Phyllis Poole
4 Winifred M Burton
5 Colin Walker
6 John Bramley
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 Brian G Warwick
9 John B Bennett
10 John R Smith
11 E Alan Jacques
12 Harold J Poole (C)
First peal of Cambridge Surprise Maximus - 5 9.
Specially arranged for J. Bramley, a member of the local band, on embarkation leave from H.M. Forces.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cathedral Church of St Martin
Thursday, 11 December 1952 in 3h 28 (25–0–20 in D)
5040 Spliced Surprise Maximus (10m)
Being 1008 Belgrave, 576 of Leicestershire, Pudsey, Buckinghamshire, Buckingham and Wigston, 432 each of York and Yorkshire, 144 each of Lincolnshire and Lindsey with 96 changes of method.
1 Phyllis Poole
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 Jill Staniforth
5 Peter J Staniforth
6 John R Smith
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 Harry G Wayne
9 Sidney O Cheney
10 E Alan Jacques
11 Herrick B Bowley
12 William J Root
1000th peal - 2. 50th peal of Surprise Maximus - 11. First peal of Spliced Surprise Maximus to be rung in 10 methods. All the ringers are members of the Cathedral service band.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Wigston Magna, Leicestershire
All Saints
Monday, 15 December 1952 in 2h 52 (16–0–11 in E)
5050 Painswick Surprise Major
Composed by E W Tipler
1 Cecil H F Knight
2 Harold J Poole (C)
3 Phyllis Poole
4 Ernest W Rawson
5 S Anthony Jesson
6 Colin Walker
7 John R Smith
8 E Alan Jacques
First peal in the method by all the band.

Leicester Diocesan Guild
Loughborough, Leicestershire
All Saints
Saturday, 27 December 1952 in 3h 30 (30–2–0 in D♭)
5040 York Surprise Royal
Composed by F H Dexter
1 Paul L Taylor
2 Phyllis Poole
3 Ernest W Rawson
4 John Bramley
5 John R Smith
6 Brian G Warwick
7 S Anthony Jesson
8 John B Bennett
9 E Alan Jacques
10 Harold J Poole (C)
First peal in the method - 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.