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Oxford Diocesan Guild
Oxford, Oxfordshire
St Ebbe
Friday, 2 January 1953 in 2h 45 (4–3–19 in B♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1 Margaret L Tutt
2 William H B Wilkins
3 Walter F Judge (C)
4 Charles Coles
5 Edwin G Moore
6 Thomas S Bowles
7 A James Adams
8 Francis A White
Rung as an 82nd birthday compliment to William H. B. Wilkins.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Appleton, Berkshire
St Laurence
Saturday, 3 January 1953 in 2h 55 (14–2–19 in E)
5039 Grandsire Caters
Composed by George Holifield (sen)
1 Frederick J Absolom
2 Edwin Drewitt
3 Frederick C White
4 Richard White
5 Edwin G Moore
6 Frank White
7 Henry C White
8 George Holifield (Jun) (C)
9 Francis A White
10 Fred White
First of Caters: 1
Rung for a visit home from Eire of Mr F C White

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Sunningwell, Berkshire
St Leonard
Tuesday, 6 January 1953 in 2h 50
5040 Doubles (7m)
Comprising a 720 each of Union, St. Simon’s, St. Martin’s, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, Plain Bob, Reverse St. Bartholomew, Grandsire.
1 Linda R Binnington
2 Harry P Floyd
3 Douglas O Wilks
4 Bertram J Coggins
5 Alan R Pink (C)
6 William G Cudd
First peal of Doubles and in seven methods: 1
Rung for the feast of the Epiphany.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Cowley, Oxfordshire
St James
Thursday, 8 January 1953 in 2h 30 (5–3–3 in C)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven different extents.
1 Horace Mair
2 Walter Fern
3 Christine M Hall
4 A James Adams
5 Laurence H W Busby
6 Thomas S Bowles (C)
First peal: 1.
First peal inside: 2.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Lillingstone Lovell, Buckinghamshire
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 24 January 1953 in 2h 35 (6½)
5040 Doubles (4m)
Being six extents of St. Simon's and twelve each of Stedman, Plain Bob and Grandsire.
1 Doreen M Spokes
2 George W Holland
3 K Mary Cowley
4 Frederick Vickers
5 William Yates (C)
First peal of Doubles 1, 3, 4. First peal on the bells, recently augmented by Messrs. J. Taylor and Co.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Clewer, Berkshire
St Andrew
Tuesday, 27 January 1953 in 3h 6 (13–3–3 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 Monica M Howard
2 Derek W Stone
3 Anthony H Bates
4 James Brooks
5 Michael Hatchett
6 William Butler (C)
First peal inside : 2. First in the method : 3, 5. Rung half-muffled in memory of Miss Paget, a benefactor to this church, interred this day.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Clewer, Berkshire
St Andrew
Friday, 13 February 1953 in 2h 47 (14–2–25 in F)
5040 Minor
720 each of Double Bob; Cambridge; Double Oxford and Thelwall; Kent and Oxford T. B.; St Clements and Childwall; Plain Bob; Oxford Bob.
1 Frederick R Scott
2 Jeffery C Birt
3 John M Ellwood
4 Brian L Taylor
5 Michael Hatchett
6 William Butler (C)
First in ten methods by all the band. Rung for the birthday of Revd. C. Dymoke-Marr, Rector of Clewer.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Clewer, Berkshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 28 February 1953 in 2h 53 (14–2–25 in F)
5040 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
Composed by Ernest C. Turner
1 Allen D Rivers
2 Derek W Stone
3 Royston P Purchase
4 William Birmingham
5 William Butler (C)
6 Reginald L Sills
First peal of T. B. : 1, 2, 3. First of Oxford T. B. Minor : 4, 5, 6.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Appleton, Berkshire
St Laurence
Saturday, 7 March 1953 in 2h 59 (14–2–19 in E)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by John Cox
1 Reginald Holmes
2 Mrs P Lewington
3 William Hibbert
4 Frank White
5 Cyril Lewington
6 Charles Sangwin
7 Frederick A H Wilkins
8 George Holifield (Jun) (C)
9 Richard White
10 Fred White
Rung to celebrate the 135th anniversary of the opening of the bells

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Clewer, Berkshire
St Andrew
Tuesday, 17 March 1953 in 2h 47 (14–2–25 in F)
5040 Doubles
Ten extents each of Rev, Canterbury, Rev. St. Bartholemew, and Plain Bob and twelve extents of Grandsire.
1 Arthur J Bird
2 Monica M Howard
3 Frank T Blagrove
4 William Butler (C)
5 Royston P Purchase
6 Jeffrey C Birt
First peal : 1. First of Doubles : 6.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Oxford, Oxfordshire
10 Stockmore Street
Friday, 20 March 1953 in 1h 39 (11 in G)
5040 Minor (9m)
(1) College Bob and Wavertree College Bob, (2) St. Clement’s College Bob and Childwall College Bob, (3) Reverse Bob and Canterbury Pleasure, (4) Double Bob and Fulbeck Bob, (5), (6) and (7) Plain Bob.
1–2 William H Jackson
3–4 Robin G Turner (C)
5–6 R James Cook
First peal of Spliced Minor on handbells: 1-2.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Staines upon Thames, Middlesex
St Mary
Saturday, 21 March 1953 in 2h 59 (18)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Vicars'
1 Frank T Blagrove
2 Monica Howard
3 Brian Taylor
4 William Welling
5 Ronald I Shepherd
6 Michael Hatchett
7 William Butler (C)
8 Walter Lee
First peal on eight bells: 2
First peal in the method: 6
RW 1953 p229

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Clewer, Berkshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 28 March 1953 in 3h 10 (14–2–25 in F)
5040 Oxford and Cambridge Minor
4 extents of Cambridge, 3 extents of Oxford
1 Monica M Howard
2 James Brooks
3 William Butler (C)
4 William Birmingham
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Frank T Blagrove
First of T. B. : 1, 2. Half muffled in memoriam of H. M. Queen Mary. Note: This peal had been arranged especially for Boat Race Day, but owing to the death of Queen Mary, the footnote was not published.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Radley, Berkshire
St James the Great
Monday, 6 April 1953 in 2h 45 (6 in B)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven different extents.
1 Margaret R Paton
2 Hilary J Eason
3 Janet Eason
4 Ruth Paton
5 Anne Humfrey
6 Marie R Cross (C)
First peal: 1, 5.
First peal of Minor: 2, 3, 4.
Rung as a thankoffering for the restoration of the bells. First peal on the bells since their restoration and first peal of Minor by the Sunday service band. Rung also as a birthday compliment to Mrs. R. G. Cross.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Oxford, Oxfordshire
St Ebbe
Tuesday, 7 April 1953 in 2h 48 (4–3–19 in B♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J A Trollope (C.C.C. No. 119)
1 Linda R Binnington
2 William H B Wilkins
3 M Angela Carter
4 Douglas O Wilks
5 Charles Coles
6 Harry P Floyd
7 Bertram J Coggins
8 Alan R Pink (C)
First peal on eight bells: 1.
First peal of Major: 7.
Rung for the wedding of the Rev. Canon E. W. Kemp, Fellow and Chaplain of Exeter College, Oxford, and Miss L. P. Kirk, youngest daughter of the Bishop of Oxford.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Bletchley, Buckinghamshire
St Mary
Friday, 17 April 1953 in 2h 58 (15¼)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Johnson's Variation
1 Harry Sear
2 George E Green
3 Roger Cadamy
4 Reginald H Howson
5 William Yates
6 Roger Keeley
7 Joseph Marks
8 George W Holland (C)
First peal of Cambridge Surprise on the bells and the first peal of Surprise on them for 51 years. Rung to welcome the Rector back to the Rectory, damaged by fire a year ago.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Old Wolverton, Buckinghamshire
Holy Trinity
Friday, 22 May 1953 in 2h 42 (15½)
5040 Doubles (3m)
Being 14 extents each of St. Simon's, Plain Bob and Grandsire.
1 Reginald F Eales
2 Frederick C Case
3 Edwin R Lambert
4 George W Holland
5 William Yates (C)
6 Frederick Pateman
First peal 1. Rung as a wedding anniversary compliment to Mr. and Mrs. F. Pateman, who were married 32 years previously at this church.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Caversfield, Oxfordshire
St Laurence
Monday, 1 June 1953 in 2h 47 (4–3–16 in D♭)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
1 Frederick Sharpe (C)
2 George Gregory
3 William Baggett
4 Patricia J Ayris
5 Cyril H Kinch
First Peal 2 & 4
First Peal on the Bells.
(the RW has an incorrect surname for the 5th ringer)
Ringing World page reference: 2203.0389

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Clewer, Berkshire
St Andrew
Tuesday, 2 June 1953 in 2h 54 (14–2–25 in F)
5040 Doubles
8 extents each of Stedman, Rev Canterbury, Rev St Bartholemew and 9 extents of Plain Bob and Grandsire.
1 Monica M Howard
2 Arthur J Bird
3 Royston P Purchase
4 William Butler (C)
5 James Brooks
6 Gordon C Herd
First inside : 2. First in 5 methods : 3, 5. Rung for the Coronation of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II. The first by an entirely local band.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Oxford, Oxfordshire
St Ebbe
Friday, 12 June 1953 in 2h 28 (4–3–19 in B♭)
5024 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1 Peter C Wright
2 William H B Wilkins
3 Edgar J Smith
4 Douglas O Wilks
5 Charles Coles
6 Harry P Floyd
7 Cyril H Kinch
8 Peter Border (C)
First peal in the method: 4, 6, 7, 8.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Clewer, Berkshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 13 June 1953 in 2h 57 (14–2–25 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents
1 Leonard Stilwell
2 C Ann West
3 S Kathleen M Knight
4 William Birmingham
5 James Brooks
6 William Butler (C)
First of Minor : 2. Arranged and rung especially for the first arrival to the town of Windsor of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Headington, Oxfordshire
St Andrew
Tuesday, 30 June 1953 in 2h 39 (9)
5040 Doubles (2m)
Being twelve extents (four callings) of Plain Bob, 30 extents (10 callings) of Grandsire.
1 Malcolm Stone
2 Tony Otter
3 David Simms
4 Roger Coles
5 Tom Smith (C)
6 Reginald W Brown
First peal: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6.
First peal as conductor and his first of Doubles.
Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to Dave Simms and Reg Brown. First peal on the bells since 1927 [sic].

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Burnham, Buckinghamshire
St Peter
Saturday, 11 July 1953 in 3h 3 (12–3–13 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Parkers Twelve-part
1 Mrs C A Eele
2 Charles W Mortimer
3 Ronald I Shepherd
4 Mrs B C Castle
5 Charles A Eele
6 Laurie Hall
7 Bernard C Castle (C)
8 Frederick Hicks

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Burnham, Buckinghamshire
St Peter
Tuesday, 21 July 1953 in 2h 59 (12–3–13 in F♯)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by John Thorp
1 Anthony R Bates
2 C Edward Jeffries
3 William Butler
4 Ronald J Sharp
5 Derek W Stone
6 Cyril A Burgess
7 Ernest E Gosling
8 George Gilbert
First peal of Treble Bob: 1.
First in the Oxford Variation: 2 and 4.
First of Major in the method: 3 and 5.
Rung half-muffled as a mark of respect to Mr John Rance, chorister, and for many years Tower Captain at Binfield, Bucks.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Oxford, Oxfordshire
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 18 August 1953 in 2h 28 (7–2–8 in A)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Horace Mair
2 Malcolm Stone
3 David Simms
4 Tony Otter
5 Roger Coles
6 Tom Smith (C)
First peal of Minor: 2, 3, 4, 5.
First peal of Minor as conductor.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Bradfield, Berkshire
St Andrew
Wednesday, 9 September 1953 (12 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Reg Allum
2 Frank Brooks
3 John Butler (C)
4 E W C Reeves
5 G Keal
6 W Holloway
Half Muffled in memory of Clive Humphris a member of this band who died on the 1st September 1953 aged twenty. 1st Q 6

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Sunningwell, Berkshire
St Leonard
Monday, 21 September 1953 in 2h 43 (9)
5050 Minor (8m)
Comprising seven extents in eight methods, viz.: (1) Cambridge Surprise, (2) Oxford and Kent Treble Bob, (3) Double Oxford, (4) St. Clement’s, (5) Single Oxford, (6) Double Bob, (7) Plain Bob.
1 Linda R Binnington
2 Charles Coles
3 Douglas O Wilks
4 Harry P Floyd
5 Edgar J Smith
6 Alan R Pink (C)
First peal in eight methods: 1
A peal of welcome to the new Rector, Canon C. C. H. James.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cathedral Church of Christ
Saturday, 3 October 1953 in 3h 30 (31–0–23 in D)
5007 Stedman Cinques
Composed by J Carter
1 Walter F Judge (C)
2 William C Porter
3 Arthur D Barker
4 William Birmingham
5 William Butler
6 Philip Walker
7 Edwin G Moore
8 Charles Coles
9 Francis A White
10 Rev C Elliot Wigg
11 Frederick A H Wilkins
12 J Richard Chaundy

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Appleton, Berkshire
St Laurence
Saturday, 24 October 1953 in 2h 55 (14–2–19 in E)
5039 Grandsire Caters
Composed by George Holifield (sen)
1 William Hibbert
2 Edwin Drewitt
3 Mrs P Lewington
4 Richard White
5 Frederick A H Wilkins
6 Frank White
7 Henry C White
8 George Holifield (Jun) (C)
9 Francis A White
10 Fred White

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Cowley, Oxfordshire
St James
Thursday, 5 November 1953 in 2h 32 (5–3–3 in C)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being one extent each of Cambridge Surprise, Oxford Treble Bob, Kent Treble Bob, Double Oxford Bob, St. Clement's Bob, Double Bob and Plain Bob.
1 William H B Wilkins
2 M Angela Carter
3 Douglas O Wilks
4 Harry P Floyd
5 Charles Coles
6 Malcolm S Cloke (C)
25th peal as conductor.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Padbury, Buckinghamshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 21 November 1953 in 2h 42 (10½)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven different extents.
1 Victor G Phillips
2 W Charles Gough
3 Felix N Gregory
4 George W Holland
5 Frederick Vickers
6 William A Yates (C)
First peal 3.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Sonning on Thames, Berkshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 28 November 1953 in 3h 17 (20)
5024 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by James Topp
1 Allen D Rivers
2 Herbert H Alexander
3 Nancie E Swann
4 William Butler
5 George F Burton
6 Reginald W Rex
7 William Birmingham
8 Alan R Pink (C)
First peal in the method 1 3 4 5 & 7.
For the feast of St Andrew

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Oxford, Oxfordshire
St Thomas the Martyr
Wednesday, 16 December 1953 in 2h 52 (7–2–0)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents.
1 Brian Bladon
2 Horace Mair
3 Malcolm Cloke (C)
4 Douglas O Wilks
5 Tony Otter
6 Tom Smith
First inside: 2.
25th in the method: 3.
A 21st birthday compliment to Tony Otter.

Oxford Diocesan Guild
Oxford, Oxfordshire
St Thomas the Martyr
Monday, 21 December 1953 in 2h 46 (10)
5040 Minor (3m)
One extent Double Bob; two extents of Kent TB, four extents of Plain Bob.
1 Laurence H W Busby
2 Linda R Binnington
3 Douglas O Wilks
4 Brian Bladon
5 Harry P Floyd
6 Alan R Pink (C)
First in more than one method inside: 2.
For the Feast of St Thomas.