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Norwich Diocesan Association
Norwich, Norfolk
St John de Sepulchre
Saturday, 5 January 1957 in 3h 10 (9½ in G)
5216 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Trevor N J Bailey
2 Edwin T Chapman
3 William Love
4 Stanley W Copling
5 F Nolan Golden (C)
6 Arthur G Bason
7 George Sayer
8 H William Barrett
First peal of Major - 1.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hingham, Norfolk
St Andrew
Wednesday, 16 January 1957 (16¼ in F)
5040 St Stephen Bob Triples
Composed by F Nolan Golden (Arranged)
1 H William Barrett
2 Arthur G Bason
3 John S Barnes
4 F Nolan Golden (C)
5 George Sayer
6 George P Adams
7 Bert Gogle
8 Allan C Haines
The method, rung for the first time, is No. 3 in F. T. Blagrove's list in the 'R.W.' of August 17th, 1956.
Rung in honour of the birth of Stephen Thurlow.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Saturday, 19 January 1957 in 2h 48 (9–2–21 in G)
5120 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Raymond G Lofty
2 Stanley W Copling
3 F Nolan Golden (C)
4 Robert E Lester
5 George Sayer
6 William B Duncan
7 Arthur G Bason
8 H William Barrett
In honour of the birth of Stephen Thurlow.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Northrepps, Norfolk
In the Belfry of the Church of St Mary
Tuesday, 22 January 1957 in 2h 5
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Raymond W Balls
3–4 John R Smith (C)
5–6 Cyril Pooley
A 66th birthday compliment to Cyril Pooley.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Norwich, Norfolk
St Peter Mancroft
Tuesday, 29 January 1957 in 3h 24 (37–3–15 in B)
5077 Stedman Caters
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Doris E Lidbetter
2 George P Adams
3 Stanley W Copling
4 Arthur G Bason
5 George Sayer
6 John S Barnes
7 Joe E G Roast
8 H William Barrett
9 F Nolan Golden (C)
10 Bert Gogle
First peal of Stedman Caters - 6, 7.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Wednesday, 30 January 1957 in 2h 49 (9–2–21 in G)
5184 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
Being 2,880 changes of Superlative and 2,304 of Cambridge, with 126 changes of method.
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Charles H Moore
2 George Sayer
3 William Clover
4 F Nolan Golden (C)
5 H William Barrett
6 Arthur G Bason
7 Rev A Gilbert G Thurlow
8 Bert Gogle
First peal of Spliced Surprise Major - 3, 7.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Marsham, Norfolk
All Saints
Saturday, 2 February 1957 in 2h 52 (7–3–15 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Gillian Pooley
2 Mrs H F Carter
3 John R Smith
4 William R Catchpole
5 Hanbury F Carter (C)
6 Rev H G Lillingston
First peal - 1
Rung in honour of the Feast of the Purification.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Friday, 15 February 1957 in 2h 36 (9–2–21 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven different extents.
1 Harold Blake
2 Stanley W Copling
3 F Nolan Golden (C)
4 Raymond G Lofty
5 H William Barrett
6 George Sayer
First peal - 1.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Northrepps, Norfolk
St Mary
Saturday, 16 February 1957 in 2h 55 (11–1–0 in F♯)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being two extents each of Oxford Treble Bob and Kent Treble Bob and three extents of Plain Bob.
1 Derick W Pardon
2 John R Smith (C)
3 Leslie H Risebrow
4 Raymond W Balls
5 William H Holdom
6 William R Catchpole
First peal in three methods - 1, 3

Norwich Diocesan Association
Coltishall, Norfolk
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 23 February 1957 in 2h 38 (10–0–25 in G)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being one extent each of Cambridge Surprise, Double Oxford, St. Clements, Kent Treble Bob, Double Court, Oxford Treble Bob and Plain Bob.
1 William H Holdom
2 John R Smith (C)
3 George Sayer
4 Arthur S Brothers
5 William R Catchpole
6 F Nolan Golden
First peal in seven methods - 1, 4, 5. 25th peal as conductor.
A wedding compliment to Beryl A Saunders and Terence M Cole-Wilkin, married this day at New Buckenham.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Loddon, Norfolk
Holy Trinity
Wednesday, 27 February 1957 in 2h 44 (11 in G)
5008 Spliced Major (3m)
Being 3,072 Double Oxford, 1,936 St. Clement’s and 80 Crayford College Bob, with 101 changes of method.
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 F Nolan Golden (C)
2 H William Barrett
3 George Sayer
4 Godfrey G Walpole
5 Stanley W Copling
6 John S Barnes
7 Arthur G Bason
8 Bert Gogle
Rung in honour of the 85th birthday of Mr. Ronald Browne, and the birth of Nigel John Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Moore, now of Leicester.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Monday, 4 March 1957 in 2h 46 (9–2–21 in G)
5088 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 F Nolan Golden (C)
2 Raymond G Lofty
3 Charles H Moore
4 H William Barrett
5 Arthur G Bason
6 William Love
7 George Sayer
8 Bert Gogle
Rung as a compliment to Nigel John Moore, with best wishes from the members of the Diocesan Association and the local band in particular.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Buxton, Norfolk
St Andrew
Monday, 4 March 1957 in 2h 35 (12)
5040 Minor (4m)
Being one extent of St. Clements and two extents each of Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and Plain Bob.
1 Arthur C Wells
2 Walter C Medler
3 Raymond W Balls
4 Derick W Pardon
5 John R Smith (C)
6 William R Catchpole
First peal in four methods - 1, 4

Norwich Diocesan Association
Norwich, Norfolk
20, Elm Grove Lane
Wednesday, 13 March 1957 in 2h 30 (15 in C)
5120 Plain Bob Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1–2 George P Adams
3–4 F Nolan Golden (C)
5–6 Bert Gogle
7–8 Arthur G Bason
First peal of Major 'in hand': 1-2

Norwich Diocesan Association
Norwich, Norfolk
St Peter Mancroft
Thursday, 21 March 1957 in 3h 38 (37–3–15 in B)
5040 Stedman Triples
Heywood’s Transposition of Thurstans’ Four-part.
1 William Love
2 Arthur G Bason
3 F Charles Goodman
4 George Sayer
5 Clifford Bird
6 H William Barrett
7 Bert Gogle
8 F Nolan Golden (C)
Rung half-muffled in memoriam John Edward Burton.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 26 March 1957 in 2h 48 (8 in G)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (3m)
Composed by A P Heywood
1 Thomas R Simmons
2 George Sayer
3 Arthur G Bason
4 H William Barrett
5 David Heighton
6 F Nolan Golden (C)
7 John S Barnes
8 Bert Gogle
First peal of Spliced Surprise - 5. First peal in three Spliced Surprise - 7.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Buxton, Norfolk
St Andrew
Tuesday, 26 March 1957 in 2h 37 (10–2–1 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Herbert G Smithson
2 Ivan Smithson
3 Walter C Medler
4 John R Smith
5 D E Rust Andrews
6 William R Catchpole (C)
25th peal on the bells - 6. First peal as conductor.
Rung as a compliment to Walter C Medler, who took part in the first peal on these bells in 1911 and has now completed 50 years as a member of the Norwich Diocesan Association.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Horsham St Faith, Norfolk
St Mary and St Andrew
Saturday, 13 April 1957 in 2h 36 (8 in A)
5040 Minor (4m)
Being seven extents in four methods, viz: Two extents each of Double Court, Double Oxford, St. Clements and one extent of Plain Bob.
1 John E Fiddy
2 Walter C Medler
3 Raymond W Balls
4 Derick W Pardon
5 John R Smith
6 William R Catchpole (C)
First peal other than Plain Bob - 1. First peal in four methods as conductor.
Rung as a welcome to the Rev Arthur F Roberts, on his appointment as Vicar to the vacant living of Horsham St. Faith.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Saxthorpe, Norfolk
St Andrew
Saturday, 27 April 1957 in 2h 29 (2–3–10 in E)
5040 Minor (10m)
Being seven extents in ten methods: Oxford Bob, Single Court, Spliced Double Oxford and St. Clement’s, Cambridge Surprise, combined Kent and Oxford Treble Bob, Double Court, Spliced Plain Bob and Double Bob, 42 changes of method.
1 F Nolan Golden (C)
2 Rev A Gilbert G Thurlow
3 George Sayer
4 John S Barnes
5 Godfrey G Walpole
6 H William Barrett
The first peal on the bells, believed to be the lightest ring of six in any church.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Coltishall, Norfolk
St John the Baptist
Tuesday, 30 April 1957 in 2h 43 (10–0–25 in G)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 T Daniel Phillips
2 Rev H G Lillingston
3 N John A Pumphrey
4 William R Catchpole
5 John R Smith (C)
6 George Sayer
First peal of Surprise - 1, 4. First peal of Surprise 'inside' 2. First peal of Cambridge - 3

Norwich Diocesan Association
Gressenhall, Norfolk
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Wednesday, 8 May 1957 in 2h 54 (10 in G)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Sidney Marshall
2 Arthur G Bason
3 George Sayer
4 H William Barrett
5 F Nolan Golden (C)
6 John S Barnes
7 George P Adams
8 Bert Gogle
First peal in the method - 7. First peal in the method on the bells.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Horsham St Faith, Norfolk
St Mary and St Andrew
Thursday, 9 May 1957 in 2h 37 (8 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Adrian A Blyth
2 John R Smith
3 Arthur C Wells
4 Derick W Pardon
5 Walter C Medler
6 William R Catchpole (C)
First peal - 1. First peal 'inside' - 3. 25th peal together - 5, 6.
Rung for the institution of the Rev. A F Roberts to this living by the Bishop of Norwich.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Wednesday, 15 May 1957 in 2h 43 (9–2–21 in G)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Clifford Bird
2 H William Barrett
3 Arthur G Bason
4 George Sayer
5 John S Barnes
6 Bert Gogle
7 George P Adams
8 F Nolan Golden (C)
First peal in the method on the bells: the only other peal in the method in the tower was in 1914, conducted by Frank Bennett.
A compliment to Susan Harrison, of Diss.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Wroxham, Norfolk
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 20 May 1957 in 2h 50 (9½ in A)
5040 Minor (4m)
Being two 720's each of Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob, and Plain Bob and one 720 of St. Clements.
1 John D Dowe
2 John R Smith (C)
3 A Frederick Boyce
4 Horace V Lubbock
5 Walter C Medler
6 William R Catchpole
First peal - 1

Norwich Diocesan Association
Norwich, Norfolk
St Peter Mancroft
Tuesday, 21 May 1957 in 3h 28 (37–3–15 in B)
5043 Stedman Caters
Composed by Cornelius Charge
1 William Love
2 F Nolan Golden (C)
3 George Sayer
4 F Charles Goodman
5 Arthur G Bason
6 John S Barnes
7 George P Adams
8 H William Barrett
9 Clifford Bird
10 Bert Gogle
First peal of Stedman Caters - 1, 4, 9.
A compliment to Mr. Tom Eaton, a member of the church, on his election as Lord Mayor.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hingham, Norfolk
St Andrew
Wednesday, 29 May 1957 in 3h 4 (16¼ in F)
5040 Paston Bob Triples
A variation of Annable's Six-part.
1 Edwin T Chapman
2 F Nolan Golden (C)
3 George Sayer
4 John S Barnes
5 H William Barrett
6 J Frederick Milner
7 Bert Gogle
8 Allan C Haines
The first peal in the method. No. 15 'R.W.' August 17th, 1956, page 524.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Friday, 31 May 1957 in 2h 54 (9–2–21 in G)
5088 Plain Bob Major
A variation of J. A. Trollope's Six-part (C.C. No. 9, p. 148) with 2nd at home at 4th and 8th courses of each part.
1 Harold Blake
2 Arthur G Bason
3 Charles H Moore
4 Raymond G Lofty
5 A Spencer Brothers
6 George Sayer
7 F Nolan Golden (C)
8 Clifford Bird
First peal of Major - 1.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Norwich, Norfolk
St Peter Mancroft
Tuesday, 4 June 1957 in 3h 4 (19 in F)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
On the 'Gabriel' 8.
1 H William Barrett
2 George Sayer
3 F Charles Goodman
4 Arthur G Bason
5 F Nolan Golden (C)
6 Cyril A Wratten
7 Alan Carveth
8 Bert Gogle
First peal in the method - 7.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Salle, Norfolk
St Peter and St Paul
Sunday, 23 June 1957 in 3h 5 (18 in E♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by E Taylor
1 Wilfred G Saunders
2 Frank C J Arnold
3 C Frank W Phillippo
4 Herbert F Laskey
5 William R Catchpole
6 John R Smith (C)
7 Walter J Ford
8 Derick W Pardon
First peal of Grandsire Triples - 1, 2, 3, 5, 8. 50th peal together - 1, 2. First peal in the method as conductor.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Diss, Norfolk
St Mary
Wednesday, 26 June 1957 in 2h 9 (22–2–17 in D)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Dexter's No 2
1 Leonard E Last
2 Frederick C Roper
3 Wilfred G Saunders
4 Albert G Harrison
5 Tom Ford
6 John R Smith (C)
7 F Nolan Golden
8 Charles R Catchpole
First peal in the method - 2

Norwich Diocesan Association
Cromer, Norfolk
St Peter and St Paul
Thursday, 27 June 1957 in 3h 2 (11–1–9 in F♯)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being four 720's of Plain Bob, two of Oxford Treble Bob and one of Kent Treble Bob.
1 John R Smith (C)
2 Raymond W Balls
3 N John A Pumphrey
4 Derick W Pardon
5 William R Catchpole
6 William H Holdom
50th peal - 5
Rung for the Patronal Festival and for the tenth anniversary of the induction of the Vicar, the Rev D T Dick.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Fakenham, Norfolk
St Peter and St Paul
Sunday, 30 June 1957 in 3h 8 (19½ in E♭)
5008 Plain Bob Major
Composed by F H Dexter
1 John R Smith (C)
2 Walter J Ford
3 Herbert F Laskey
4 Cecil V Ebberson
5 George A Cooke
6 William R Catchpole
7 John E Couzens
8 Tony Owen
First peal of Major - 7
Rung for the Patronal Festival.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Northrepps, Norfolk
St Mary
Saturday, 6 July 1957 in 2h 52 (11–1–0 in F♯)
5040 Minor (10m)
Being one extent each of London Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, St. Clements and Childwall, Double Oxford and Thelwall, Kent and Oxford Treble Bob, Double Court, Plain Bob
1 William H Holdom
2 Frank C J Arnold
3 Wilfred G Saunders
4 C Frank W Phillippo
5 George Sayer
6 John R Smith (C)

Norwich Diocesan Association
Buxton, Norfolk
St Andrew
Saturday, 6 July 1957 in 2h 45 (12¼ in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven different extents
1 Herbert G Smithson
2 Walter C Medler
3 Peggy Williamson
4 Derick W Pardon
5 Douglas E Rust Andrews
6 William R Catchpole (C)
First peal of Minor - 3.
Rung as a wedding compliment to Brian E. Mason (local ringer) and Silvia E. Norton, married this day at St. Boltolph's church, Hevingham.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hingham, Norfolk
St Andrew
Wednesday, 17 July 1957 (16¼ in F)
5040 Stedman Triples
Cave's transposition of Washbrook's.
1 F Nolan Golden (C)
2 Eileen Hudson
3 John S Barnes
4 George Sayer
5 Philip J H Hudson
6 H William Barrett
7 Bert Gogle
8 Allan C Haines
First peal of Stedman (from Rochdale) - 2, 5.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Marsham, Norfolk
All Saints
Monday, 22 July 1957 in 3h (7–3–15 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Major
Composed by H Hubbard
1 Gillian Pasley
2 Hanbury F Carter
3 John R Smith
4 William R Catchpole
5 Mrs Hanbury F Carter
6 N John A Pumphrey
7 Rev H G Lillingston
8 Walter C Medler (C)
First peal of Major (age 14) - 1.
Rung in honour of the Feast of St Mary Magdalen; also to commemorate the conductor's 50 years' membership of the Association.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Norwich, Norfolk
St Peter Mancroft
Tuesday, 23 July 1957 in 3h 19 (37–3–15 in B)
5075 Grandsire Caters
Composed by F N Golden
1 Doris E Lidbetter
2 Eileen Hudson
3 John R Smith
4 Arthur G Bason
5 Philip J H Hudson
6 Clifford Bird
7 Bert Gogle
8 George Sayer
9 H William Barrett
10 F Nolan Golden (C)
First peal on ten bells - 2

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Wednesday, 24 July 1957 in 2h 53 (9–2–21 in G)
5088 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by Nolan Golden
1 Raymond G Lofty
2 Arthur G Bason
3 George Sayer
4 Eileen Hudson
5 F Nolan Golden (C)
6 Philip J H Hudson
7 John Moore
8 Bert Gogle
First peal in the method - 4.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Ranworth, Norfolk
St Helen
Thursday, 25 July 1957 in 2h 55 (12–0–0 in F♯)
5040 Minor (5m)
Being one extent each of Double Court, St. Clements, Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and three extents of Plain Bob
1 Cyril Pooley
2 John R Smith (C)
3 A Frederick Boyce
4 Derick W Pardon
5 Horace V Lubbock
6 William R Catchpole
First peal five methods - 4
A 70th birthday compliment to the mother of the tenor ringer.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Scottow, Norfolk
All Saints
Saturday, 27 July 1957 in 2h 56 (10¼ in G)
5040 Minor (2m)
Being three extents of St. Clement's and four extents of Plain Bob.
1 Herbert G Smithson
2 Hanbury F Carter
3 Mrs Hanbury F Carter
4 Derick W Pardon
5 Walter C Medler
6 William R Catchpole (C)
Rung half-muffled for Mr. Arthur S. Currall, churchwarden at this church for 14 years, whose funeral took place during the week.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hingham, Norfolk
St Andrew
Wednesday, 31 July 1957 in 3h 18 (16¼ in F)
5152 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 John S Barnes
2 Arthur G Bason
3 Arthur G Mason
4 George P Adams
5 F Nolan Golden (C)
6 George Sayer
7 H William Barrett
8 Bert Gogle

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Saturday, 10 August 1957 in 2h 53 (9–2–21 in G)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Trevor N J Bailey
2 Lionel S Woods
3 Arthur G Mason
4 Redvers F Elkington
5 Richard F B Speed
6 F Nolan Golden (C)
7 John S Barnes
8 George Sayer
First peal in the method - 2, 5.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Saxthorpe, Norfolk
St Andrew
Friday, 16 August 1957 (2–3–10 in E)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being extents of Double Oxford, Double Court, Double Plain Bob, St. Clement's, Single Court, Reverse Bob and Plain Bob.
1 Sydney Flint
2 F Nolan Golden (C)
3 Arthur G Bason
4 Stanley W Copling
5 H William Barrett
6 George Sayer
Mr. Flint is from Maghull, Lancs.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Wells next the Sea, Norfolk
St Nicholas
Sunday, 18 August 1957 in 3h 15 (16–3–16 in F♯)
5152 Plain Bob Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 F Nolan Golden (C)
2 Tony Owen
3 Cecil V Ebberson
4 Walter C Medler
5 Walter J Ford
6 William R Catchpole
7 Albert J Coote
8 Bert Gogle
First peal of Major - 7. Composition contains 6th extent in 5-6 without 2nd and 3rd in 6ths and the 7568's at course ends.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Aylsham, Norfolk
St Michael
Tuesday, 20 August 1957 (8 in B)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven extents
1 Arthur C Wells
2 Mrs Hanbury F Carter
3 Roy E Cullington
4 Derick W Pardon
5 N John A Pumphrey (C)
6 Hanbury F Carter
First peal - 3. First peal as conductor on tower bells.
Rung as a welcome to the new Vicar (Rev. F. B. Evans) by a band all resident in the parish.

Norwich Diocesan Association
New Buckenham, Norfolk
St Martin
Saturday, 24 August 1957 in 2h 47 (11–0–7 in G)
5040 London Surprise Minor
1 C Frank W Phillippo
2 William Clover
3 Frank C J Arnold
4 John R Smith (C)
5 Wilfred G Saunders
6 George Sayer
First peal in the method as conductor. Frank C J Arnold has now 'circled the tower'

Norwich Diocesan Association
Redenhall, Norfolk
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 29 August 1957 in 3h 6 (24 in D)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J J Parker's Twelve-part
1 H William Barrett
2 Jack Pilgrim
3 Edwin T Chapman
4 C Jack Gibson
5 Peter S Bedford
6 John W Blythe
7 Frank B Lufkin (C)
8 L Edward Etheridge

Norwich Diocesan Association
Holkham, Norfolk
St Withburga
Sunday, 15 September 1957 in 3h 7 (19–2–0 in F)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being two extents each of Oxford and Kent Treble Bob and three of Plain Bob.
1 Cecil V Ebberson
2 Herbert F Laskey
3 John R Smith (C)
4 Tony Owen
5 Walter J Ford
6 William R Catchpole
25th together - 1, 4
Rung for Battle Of Britain Sunday.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 21 September 1957 in 2h 53 (7–3–27 in A)
5184 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Thomas R Simmons
2 Stanley W Copling
3 Arthur G Bason
4 F Nolan Golden (C)
5 George Sayer
6 H William Barrett
7 Kenneth R Dunstan
8 Henry Tooke

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Sunday, 22 September 1957 in 2h 55 (9–2–21 in G)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Harold Blake
2 Henry Tooke
3 F Nolan Golden (C)
4 William Clover
5 Raymond G Lofty
6 Thomas E Spight
7 Arthur G Bason
8 Kenneth R Dunstan
Rung to mark the ordination of the rector's son, Alan Richard Heawood, who was ordained deacon by the Lord Bishop of Manchester in his cathedral church that day.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Buxton, Norfolk
St Andrew
Tuesday, 24 September 1957 in 2h 43 (12 in F)
5040 Minor (4m)
Being one extent of St. Clements, two each of Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and Plain Bob.
1 Herbert G Smithson
2 Walter C Medler
3 John R Smith
4 Arthur S Brothers
5 A Frederick Boyce
6 William R Catchpole (C)
First peal in four methods - 1
Rung to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the hanging of the first four bells in this church. The precise date in 1657 is not known.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Pulham Market, Norfolk
St Mary Magdalene
Wednesday, 25 September 1957 in 2h 49 (13–1–22 in F)
5120 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Trevor N J Bailey
2 Stanley W Copling
3 F Nolan Golden (C)
4 Arthur G Bason
5 H William Barrett
6 Ernest Whiting
7 Thomas R Simmons
8 George Sayer

Norwich Diocesan Association
Northrepps, Norfolk
St Mary
Saturday, 28 September 1957 in 2h 50 (11–1–0 in F♯)
5040 Minor (5m)
Being one extent of Double Court, St. Clements and Oxford Treble Bob and two each of Kent Treble Bob and Plain Bob.
1 Herbert G Smithson
2 Wilfred G Saunders
3 Raymond W Balls
4 Derick W Pardon
5 John R Smith
6 William R Catchpole (C)
First peal in five methods - 1. First peal in five methods as conductor.
Rung as a wedding compliment to Mr John W Richardson (ringer at this tower) and Miss June M Coleby, married at Southrepps this day.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Wednesday, 2 October 1957 in 2h 44 (9–2–21 in G)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Raymond G Lofty
2 George Sayer
3 William Clover
4 Arthur G Bason
5 H William Barrett
6 F Nolan Golden (C)
7 Bert Gogle
8 J Frederick Milner
Rung in honour of the 80th birthday of Mrs. Lofty (mother of the treble ringer), whose birthday is on St. Remigius's Day.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Ranworth, Norfolk
St Helen
Thursday, 17 October 1957 in 2h 47 (12–0–0 in F♯)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being one extent each of College Single Reverse, Double Court, Double Oxford, St. Clements, Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and Plain Bob.
1 Ernest G Benton
2 A Frederick Boyce
3 N John A Pumphrey
4 Derick W Pardon
5 John R Smith
6 William R Catchpole (C)
First peal in seven methods - 1, 4. First peal in seven methods as conductor.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Bunwell, Norfolk
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 20 October 1957 in 2h 49 (10 in A♭)
5040 London Surprise Minor
1 William Love
2 Frank C J Arnold
3 John R Smith
4 William Clover
5 F Charles Goodman
6 C Frank W Phillippo (C)

Norwich Diocesan Association
Wymondham, Norfolk
Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin and St Thomas a Becket
Tuesday, 22 October 1957 in 3h 10 (25 in D)
5040 Stedman Triples
Dexter’s No. 2 variation of Thurstans’ Four-part.
1 William Love
2 F Nolan Golden (C)
3 George Sayer
4 Arthur G Bason
5 F Charles Goodman
6 Clifford Bird
7 H William Barrett
8 Bert Gogle
Rung by members of the St. Peter Mancroft Guild, to commemorate the 850th anniversary of the founding of the priory by William d'Albini.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Reepham, Norfolk
St Michael and All Angels, Whitwell
Sunday, 27 October 1957 in 2h 39 (8–3–22 in A)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being two extents each of Oxford Treble Bob and Kent Treble Bob and three extents of Plain Bob.
1 Tony Owen
2 Herbert F Laskey
3 John R Smith (C)
4 Cecil V Ebberson
5 William R Catchpole
6 Walter J Ford

Norwich Diocesan Association
Gressenhall, Norfolk
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Wednesday, 30 October 1957 in 2h 52 (10 in G)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by Henry W Wilde
1 George P Adams
2 Miriam A Higdon
3 F Nolan Golden (C)
4 Arthur G Bason
5 Sidney Marshall
6 Bert Gogle
7 George Sayer
8 H William Barrett
First peal in the method -2. First peal in the method on the bells.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Loddon, Norfolk
Holy Trinity
Wednesday, 6 November 1957 in 2h 51 (11 in G)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Arthur G Bason
2 F Nolan Golden (C)
3 William Love
4 F Charles Goodman
5 H William Barrett
6 Stanley W Copling
7 George Sayer
8 Bert Gogle
A diamond wedding compliment to Mr. and Mrs. George Reeve, parishioners for 48 years.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Acle, Norfolk
St Edmund
Saturday, 9 November 1957 in 2h 42 (9–1–14 in G)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being extents of Double Oxford. St. Clement's, College Bob. Oxford Bob, Double Court, Double Plain Bob and Plain Bob.
1 Herbert W Lidbetter
2 H William Barrett
3 Doris E Lidbetter
4 F Nolan Golden (C)
5 George Sayer
6 Arthur G Bason
Rung in honour of Mr. Herbert W. Lidbetter's 85th birthday.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Yaxham, Norfolk
St Peter
Sunday, 10 November 1957 in 2h 43 (12–1–14 in F♯)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Sidney Marshall
2 F Nolan Golden
3 Arthur G Bason
4 George P Adams
5 H William Barrett
6 Bert Gogle (C)
First peal ever rung at this tower.
The bells have just been retuned and rehung by John Taylor and Co. and a new treble added, the gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Gogle as a memorial to their parents.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Northrepps, Norfolk
St Mary
Saturday, 16 November 1957 in 2h 52 (11–1–0 in F♯)
5040 Minor (8m)
Being 720 each of combined Oxford Treble Bob and Kent Treble Bob, Cambridge Surprise, College Single Reverse, Double Court, Double Oxford, St. Clements and Plain Bob.
1 William H Holdom
2 N John A Pumphrey
3 Raymond W Balls
4 Derick W Pardon
5 John R Smith (C)
6 William R Catchpole
First peal in eight methods - 4, 6. 25th peal together - 5, 6. The conductor's 350th peal.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hingham, Norfolk
St Andrew
Wednesday, 20 November 1957 in 3h (16¼ in F)
5056 Oxfordshire Surprise Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 A Spencer Brothers
2 H William Barrett
3 George P Adams
4 John S Barnes
5 Arthur G Bason
6 George Sayer
7 Bert Gogle
8 F Nolan Golden (C)
First peal in the method by all, on the bells and for the Association.
In honour of the tenth anniversary of the Queen's wedding.

Norwich Diocesan Association
East Dereham, Norfolk
St Nicholas
Saturday, 23 November 1957 in 3h 21 (23 in D)
5024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Sidney Marshall
2 William Clover
3 Stanley W Copling
4 F Charles Goodman
5 William Love
6 Arthur G Bason
7 H William Barrett
8 F Nolan Golden (C)
Rung half-muffled immediately following the memorial service to Major John Wormald, a Deputy Lieutenant for Norfolk, magistrate, former county cricketer, and vicar’s warden for 12 years. His name is on the new tenor bell, and the recent rehanging of the bells was keenly supported by him.
Composition contains all the 7468’s, 7568's, 65, 56, 64 and 4678’s with 6th 18 course-ends home.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Wymondham, Norfolk
Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin and St Thomas a Becket
Sunday, 24 November 1957 in 3h 16 (26–2–2 in D)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by B Annable
1 William Clover (C)
2 John R Smith
3 C Frank W Phillippo
4 Thomas E Spight
5 Frank C J Arnold
6 George P Adams
7 Henry Tooke
8 Reuben Appleton
60th peal on the bells - 6. First peal in the method by all except the ringers of the third and fifth. First in the method on the bells.
Rung for the closing of the 850th anniversary year.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Hethersett, Norfolk
St Remigius
Saturday, 30 November 1957 in 2h 53 (9–2–21 in G)
5056 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Composed by F H Dexter
1 Wilfred G Saunders
2 Herbert F Laskey
3 Thomas E Spight
4 Frank C J Arnold
5 William Clover
6 John R Smith (C)
7 William R Catchpole
8 Henry Tooke
First peal in the method 'inside' - 4, 7. First peal in the method as conductor.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Saxthorpe, Norfolk
St Andrew
Friday, 6 December 1957 in 2h 23 (2–3–10 in E)
5040 Minor (3m)
Being two extents each Oxford Treble Bob and Kent Treble Bob and three extents of Plain Bob.
1 Wilfred G Saunders
2 John R Smith (C)
3 Herbert F Laskey
4 William R Catchpole
5 Raymond W Balls
6 Derick W Pardon

Norwich Diocesan Association
Paston, Norfolk
St Margaret
Saturday, 7 December 1957 in 2h 44 (11–2–3 in G)
5040 Minor (4m)
Being one extent of Oxford Treble Bob and two extents each of Kent Treble Bob, St. Clements and Plain Bob.
1 Roy E Cullington
2 John R Smith
3 William H Holdom
4 William R Catchpole
5 Derick W Pardon
6 Wilfred G Saunders (C)
First peal in four methods - 1, 3

Norwich Diocesan Association
Buxton, Norfolk
St Andrew
Saturday, 14 December 1957 in 2h 40 (12)
5040 Minor (6m)
Being one extent each of Double Court, Double Oxford, St. Clements, Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob and two extents of Plain Bob.
1 Herbert G Smithson
2 Mrs Hanbury F Carter
3 Hanbury F Carter
4 John R Smith
5 Walter C Medler
6 William R Catchpole (C)
First peal in six methods by all except the ringer of the fifth.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Long Stratton, Norfolk
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 24 December 1957 in 2h 44 (9–3–27 in G♯)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being one extent each of Cambridge Surprise, Double Oxford, Oxford Treble Bob, Double Court, Kent Treble Bob, St. Clement’s and Plain Bob.
1 Wilfred G Saunders
2 Betty Syrett
3 H William Barrett
4 F Charles Goodman
5 Frank C J Arnold
6 C Frank W Phillippo (C)
First peal in 7 methods - 2.

Norwich Diocesan Association
East Dereham, Norfolk
St Nicholas
Friday, 27 December 1957 in 3h 10 (23 in E♭)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by Henry Dains
1 Sidney Marshall
2 George P Adams
3 F Nolan Golden (C)
4 Cecil V Ebberson
5 David Heighton
6 John S Barnes
7 Norman V Harding
8 Bert Gogle
300th peal for the Association - 8. The peals include 31 first performances by the Association.

Norwich Diocesan Association
Heydon, Norfolk
St Peter and St Paul
Saturday, 28 December 1957 in 2h 43 (6½ in B)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven different extents.
1 Herbert G Smithson
2 Roy E Cullington
3 Derick W Pardon
4 Herbert F Laskey
5 Walter C Medler
6 William R Catchpole (C)

Norwich Diocesan Association
Buxton, Norfolk
St Andrew
Tuesday, 31 December 1957 in 2h 44 (12¼)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven different extents
1 Herbert G Smithson
2 Mrs Hanbury F Carter
3 Hanbury F Carter
4 Derick W Pardon
5 Walter C Medler
6 William R Catchpole (C)
50th peal on the bells. Rung for the passing of the old year.