Performances report

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Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Moreton Hampstead, Devon
St Andrew
Tuesday, 1 January 2008 in 2h 52 (15–0–7)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown (No 3)
1 Pauline Champion
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ann Smith
4 Michael R Rose
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Robert D S Brown
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5047.0061

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Petrockstowe, Devon
The Old Rectory
Wednesday, 2 January 2008 in 2h 36 (12F)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J R Pritchard
1–2 Peter Beresford
3–4 Thomas J Waterson
5–6 Dennis Beresford (C)
7–8 Alison C Waterson
First peal in hand: 3-4, 7-8.
First in method: 3-4.
Ringing World page reference: 5049.0140

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 3 January 2008 in 2h 49 (10–0–19)
5184 Radyr Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (no 7)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Michael R Rose
5 Pauline Champion
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5049.0138

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ide, Devon
St Ida
Friday, 4 January 2008 in 42m (8–0–24)
1260 Tirley Bob Minor
1 Don Roberts
2 Cathy Civill
3 Nigel Birt
4 Lynne Hughes
5 Tim Bayton (C)
6 Sue Sawyer

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Buckfast, Devon
Abbey of St Mary
Saturday, 5 January 2008 in 3h 38 (41–1–3)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by J S Warboys
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 Pauline Champion
3 Ann Smith
4 Matthew J Hilling
5 Andrew P Digby
6 Lester J Yeo
7 Ian W Avery
8 Ian L C Campbell
9 John A Foster
10 Ian V J Smith
11 Peter L Bill
12 Michael E C Mears (C)
For the 70th anniversary of Fr Paulinus Angold becoming a Priest
700th peal for the Guild: 1
Ringing World page reference: 5049.0138

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Michael, Heavitree
Tuesday, 8 January 2008 in 50m (25–3–2)
1280 Belfast Surprise Major
1 Lesley Tucker
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Janet Coles
5 Nigel Birt
6 Graham Tucker
7 Ian Campbell
8 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Harrison Building, Exeter University
Tuesday, 8 January 2008 in 2h 17 (15)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
(4m: 1440 Yorkshire; 1280 Cambridge, Lincolnshire; 1120 Rutland; 69com, atw)
Composed by PGK Davies
1–2 Andrew P Digby
3–4 Thomas J Hinks
5–6 Matthew J Hilling (C)
7–8 Norman R Mattingley
Ringing World page reference: 5049.0140

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Wednesday, 9 January 2008 in 30m (10lbs)
1272 London Surprise Minor
1 Lee Avery
2 James Grant
3 Tim Bayton
4 Elaine Grant
5 Michael Mears
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method as conductor.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 10 January 2008 in 2h 51 (15–0–4)
5040 Xyts Surprise Royal
Composed by A J Cox
1 Ann Smith
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Peter L Bill
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 Ian W Avery
7 Michael R Rose
8 Pauline Champion
9 Ian V J Smith
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
500th peal in Devon: 8
Ringing World page reference: 5050.0162

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Doddiscombsleigh, Devon
St Michael
Thursday, 10 January 2008 in 41m (10–2–14)
1272 Carlisle Surprise Minor
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Tim Bayton
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Graham Tucker
5 Roger King
6 Nigel Birt (C)
Rung open in fond memory of Barbera Dodd, friend and ringer at Teignmouth, Devon whose funeral took place earlier today.
Circled tower to quarters - 1

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Inwardleigh, Devon
Friday, 11 January 2008 in 45m
1272 Beverley Surprise Minor
1 Mary Beresford
2 Thomas Waterson
3 Michael Brady
4 Stephen Cowlard
5 Christopher Lock
6 Alison Waterson (C)
In memoriam Sir Edmund Hillary
First in method:4,5.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Buckland in the Moor, Devon
St Peter
Friday, 11 January 2008 in 2h 39 (7)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J J Parker (12 part)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Richard C Shere
4 Robert D S Brown
5 Janet M Coles
6 Pauline Champion
7 Michael E C Mears (C)
8 Graham H Pascoe
A 60th Birthday compliment to Graham -
rung on the bells where he learnt to ring.
600th Peal of Grandsire Triples for the Guild.
Ringing World page reference: 5051.0189

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
The Frank Mack Garage Ring
Saturday, 12 January 2008 in 1h 59 (1Ib9 5oz)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(Durham, Bourne, York, Surfleet, Ipswich, Beverley, Cambridge)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Pauline Champion
4 James Grant
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5050.0162

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Saturday, 12 January 2008 in 1h 51 (10 Ib)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(Ting-Tong, Bacup, Stamford, Warkworth, Rossendale, Annable's London, Norwich)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Pauline Champion
3 James Grant
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ting-Tong S Minor:
x36x14x56x36.14x34.56 (le 16)
Ringing World page reference: 5050.0162

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Saturday, 12 January 2008 in 1h 44 (10 Ib)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(Newcastle, Alnwick, Northumberland, Munden. Sandiacre, Chester, Carlisle)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 James Grant
4 Lester J Yeo
5 Pauline Champion
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5050.0162

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Saturday, 12 January 2008 in 1h 47 (10 Ib)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(Morpeth, Canterbury, Whitley, Wooler, Hexham, Hull, Berwick)
1 Ian W Avery
2 James Grant
3 Lester J Yeo
4 Pauline Champion
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5050.0162

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Sunday, 13 January 2008 in 41m (16–3–11)
1260 Doubles (2m)
1 Harry Kennar
2 Lee Avery
3 Nigel Birt
4 Ian Avery
5 Michael Mears (C)
6 Colin Avery
Rung for Evensong; also as a birthday compliment to Harry Kennar, who rang the treble to a quarter for the first time in over 40 years.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Inwardleigh, Devon
Sunday, 13 January 2008 in 43m
1260 Stedman Doubles
1 Mary Beresford
2 John Orchard
3 Thomas Waterson (C)
4 Michael Brady
5 Christopher Lock
6 Alison Waterson
For Plough Sunday.
With best wishes to Charlie Taylor following his operation.
First in method: 5
First in method as conductor.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter (Heavitree), Devon
Sunday, 13 January 2008 in 46m
1278 January Surprise Major
1 Robert Franklin
2 Tim Bayton
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Hilary Beresford
5 Neil Williams
6 Neil Deem
7 Janet Coles
8 Donald Carter (C)
First in method 2, 4, 5, & 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ideford, Devon
St Mary
Monday, 14 January 2008 in 38m (7)
1272 Chester Surprise Minor
1 Hilary Beresford
2 Tim Bayton
3 Ian Avery
4 Cathy Civill
5 Donald Carter
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method - 3

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
17 East Cliff Road
Tuesday, 15 January 2008 in 43m (15)
1250 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by D F Morrison
1–2 Lynne P Hughes
3–4 Susan M Sawyer
5–6 Timothy M Bayton
7–8 John R Martin (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
17 East Cliff Road
Tuesday, 15 January 2008 in 37m (15)
1264 Plain Bob Major
Composed by M F Schulte
1–2 Susan M Sawyer
3–4 Timothy M Bayton
5–6 Lynne P Hughes
7–8 John R Martin (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Wednesday, 16 January 2008 in 2h 53 (15)
5120 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Ann Smith
4 Alison C Waterson
5 Pauline Champion
6 Michael C Hansford
7 Michael E C Mears
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5051.0189

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 17 January 2008 in 2h 47 (15–0–4)
5056 Eardisland Delight Major
Composed by D F Morrison
1 Michael R Rose
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Ian W Avery
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
In memory of Bill Ware-Guild Vice President.
Ringing World page reference: 5051.0189

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Brampford Speke, Devon
St Peter
Thursday, 17 January 2008 in 39m (6–1–16)
1272 Munden Surprise Minor
1 Graham Tucker
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Cathy Civill
5 Tim Bayton
6 Nigel Birt (C)
100th quarter as conductor.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Petrockstowe, (The Old Rectory), Devon
Friday, 18 January 2008 in 37m
1260 Stedman Doubles
1–2 Thomas Waterson
3–4 Dennis Beresford (C)
5–6 Alison Waterson
First in method in hand: 1-2, 5-6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Newton St Cyres, Devon
St Cyr and Juletta
Friday, 18 January 2008 in 42m (12–3–22)
1296 St Clement's Cb Major
1 Cathy Civill
2 Tim Bayton (C)
3 Nigel Birt
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Lynne Hughes
6 Don Roberts
7 Graham Tucker
8 Hilary Beresford
1st major in method for all except 3 & 4

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadhempston, Devon
SS Peter and Paul
Friday, 18 January 2008 in 42m (12)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1 Graham Pascoe
2 Mike Hatchett
3 Pauline Champion
4 Phil Stevens
5 Robert Brown
6 Paul Pascoe (C)
A 60th Birthday compliment to Graham -
rung at his home tower.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kenn, Devon
St Andrew
Saturday, 19 January 2008 in 47m (13–1–25)
1272 Allendale Surprise Minor
1 Cathy Civill
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Graham Tucker
4 Lynne Hughes
5 Tim Bayton
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method as cond.
100th together - 1 & 4

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ide, Devon
St Ida
Saturday, 19 January 2008 in 38m (8–0–24)
1272 Westminster Surprise Minor
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Cathy Civill
3 Tim Bayton
4 Lynne Hughes
5 Graham Tucker
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method as cond.
Circled tower to quarters - 1

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Saturday, 19 January 2008 in 2h 51 (12–1–19)
5040 Stranton Delight Royal
Composed by D G Hull
1 Elisabeth A G Bowden
2 Pauline Champion
3 Lester J Yeo
4 David J Mattingley
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Ian L C Campbell
7 John Pladdys
8 D John Hunt
9 Matthew J Hilling (C)
10 Michael E C Mears
1st peal in the method:
x30x14x12x16x34x50x14x10x12x90 (le 12)
Ringing World page reference: 5051.0189

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Petrockstowe, (The Old Rectory), Devon
Sunday, 20 January 2008 (12F)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1–2 Thomas Waterson
3–4 Dennis Beresford (C)
5–6 Alison Waterson
First Surprise in hand: 1-2, 5-6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 22 January 2008 in 1h 56 (10 Ib)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (42m)
(Angelus, Northern Star, Wath, Kelso, Daphne, Edmund Halley, Hamerton, Walter Churchman, Stifford, Annable's London, Surfleet, Primrose, Wells, Netherseale, Newcastle, Berwick, Cambridge, Cunecastre, Lightfoot, Whitley, White Roding, Stamford, Allendale, Morpeth, Ipswich, Hull, Lincoln, Wearmouth, Sandiacre, Hexham, Bourne, Coldstream, Clipsham, Bacup, Northumberland, Rossendale, Bamborough, Wooler, Beverley, Norfolk, London, Westminster; 41 com, atw)
Composed by R A Pearce
1 Ian W Avery
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Pauline Champion
4 Matthew J Hilling
5 James Grant
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5051.0189

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John Evan
Thursday, 24 January 2008 in 3h 12 (17–2–6)
5042 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by J Clatworthy
1 Pauline Champion
2 Elisabeth A G Bowden
3 Ann Smith
4 Ian W Avery
5 Jill M Hansford
6 Ian R Fielding
7 Michael R Rose
8 Ian V J Smith
9 John Hill
10 Paul J Pascoe
11 John A Foster
12 Michael E C Mears (C)
100th peal of Yorkshire: 9
Ringing World page reference: 5052.0215

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clyst St George, Devon
St George
Thursday, 24 January 2008 in 2h 39 (10–2–21)
5040 Surprise Minor (14m)
(1) London, Wells (2) Carlisle (3) Westminster, Allendale (4) Annable's London (5) Durham, York, Beverley, Surfleet (6) Norwich (7) Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge
1 Ian W Avery
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ian R Fielding
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Pauline Champion
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5052.0215

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tawstock, Devon
St Peter
Friday, 25 January 2008 (16)
1280 London Surprise Major
1 Alison Waterson
2 Louise James
3 Hilary Beresford
4 Bruce Hicks
5 David Willis
6 Michael Rose
7 James Clarke
8 Donald Carter (C)
1st London Major 5.
Rung by the St Brannock's Society

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Doddiscombsleigh, Devon
St Michael
Friday, 25 January 2008 in 2h 35 (10–2–14)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(Wells, Annable's London, Norfolk, Ipswich, Westminster, York, Bourne)
1 Ian R Fielding (C)
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Pauline Champion
6 Michael E C Mears
Ringing World page reference: 5052.0215

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Coffinswell, Devon
St Bartholomew
Friday, 25 January 2008 in 2h 48 (11–0–5)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(1-6)Chester, Carlisle, Morpeth, Wooler, Whitley, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Canterbury, Newcastle, Alnwick, Munden, Coldstream, Lincoln, London, Kelso, Cunecastre, Wells, Cambridge, Surfleet, Hexham, Beverley, Norfolk, Primrose, Berwick, Hull, Bourne, Ipswich, Durham, York, Norwich, Warkworth, Annable's London, Rossendale, Bacup, Stamford, Bamborough, Netherseale, Lightfoot, Wearmouth, Westminster, Allendale; (7) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne
Composed by (1-6) P A B Saddleton; arr J S Warboys
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Ian R Fielding
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 Pauline Champion
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Most methods: 5
Ringing World page reference: 5052.0215

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Plymouth, Devon
St Andrew
Sunday, 27 January 2008 in 3h 16 (30)
5100 Stedman Caters
Composed by John Pladdys
1 Clare L Stagg
2 Alena J Wardle
3 John Pladdys (C)
4 Lester J Yeo
5 John M Body
6 Robert D S Brown
7 Robert J Perry
8 Fergus M S Stracey
9 Michael E C Mears
10 Christopher H Wardle
To celebrate the life of A William Myers
1st Stedman Caters 1, 2
Ringing World page reference: 5078.0891

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Cathedral
Sunday, 27 January 2008 in 64m (72)
1346 Lincolnshire Surprise Maximus
1 Ann Smith
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Lester Yeo
4 Peter Bill
5 Lynne Hughes
6 Janet Coles
7 Ian Avery
8 James Kirkcaldy
9 Paul Pascoe
10 Ian Campbell
11 Ian Smith
12 Matthew Hilling (C)
Rung immediately following Evensong.
First of Lincolnshire S Maximus: 6.
Birthday compliment to Ann Smith.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 29 January 2008 in 1h 50 (10 Ib)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (42m)
(Angelus, Northern Star, Wath, Kelso, Daphne, Edmund Halley, Hamerton, Walter Churchman, Stifford, Annable's London, Surfleet, Primrose, Wells, Netherseale, Newcastle, Berwick, Cambridge, Cunecastre, Lightfoot, Whitley, White Roding, Stamford, Allendale, Morpeth, Ipswich, Hull, Lincoln, Wearmouth, Sandiacre, Hexham, Bourne, Coldstream, Clipsham, Bacup, Northumberland, Rossendale, Bamborough, Wooler, Beverley, Norfolk, London, Westminster; 41 com, atw)
Composed by R A Pearce
1 Ian W Avery
2 Lester J Yeo
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 Pauline Champion
5 Matthew J Hilling
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5052.0215

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clayhidon, Devon
St Andrew
Friday, 1 February 2008 in 44m (11–2–27)
1260 Umbrage Over Upton Bob Minor
1 Cathy Civill
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Graham Tucker
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Nigel Birt
6 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 3 February 2008 in 46m (9)
1288 Little Bob Major
1 Brian Horrell
2 Mary Mack
3 Robert Perry
4 Helen Hitchins
5 Catherine Civill
6 David Wills
7 Roger King
8 John A Foster (C)
First of Little Bob - 4
For morning service

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Wolborough, Devon
St Mary
Thursday, 7 February 2008 in 2h 55 (15–2–7)
5152 Giotto Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 John Hill
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ann Smith
4 Ian W Avery
5 Jill M Hansford
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
In memory of Christopher Dalton
Ringing World page reference: 5061.0444

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Thursday, 7 February 2008 in 43m (11–2–21)
1296 Lightfoot Surprise Minor
1 Lesley Tucker
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Roger King
4 Lynne Hughes
5 Graham Tucker
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method as cond.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Yealmpton, Devon
St Bartholomew
Saturday, 9 February 2008 in 41m (10–2–9 in F♯)
1296 Newcastle Surprise Minor
1 Tim Bayton
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Nigel Birt
4 Cathy Civill
5 Hilary Beresford
6 Donald Carter (C)
1st in method - 4,5

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
South Petherton, Somerset
SS Peter and Paul
Saturday, 9 February 2008 in 3h 15 (22–3–15)
5008 Spliced Maximus (3m)
(3m: 1920 Bristol S; 1728 Littleport Little S; 1360 Maypole A; 107 com, atw)
Composed by J S Warboys
1 Ian W Avery
2 Howard W Egglestone
3 Pauline Champion
4 Ann Smith
5 Andrew P Digby
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Ian L C Campbell
8 John A Foster
9 Matthew J Hilling (C)
10 Peter W J Sheppard
11 Paul J Pascoe
12 Michael E C Mears
To celebrate the birth of Jessica Lucy Huggins, born on Thursday 7 Feb, a daughter for Sarah and Andrew.
Ringing World page reference: 5054.0265

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
South Brent, Devon
St Petroc
Saturday, 9 February 2008 in 43m (13–2–12 in F)
1296 Northumberland Surprise Minor
1 Cathy Civill
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Hilary Beresford
4 Nigel Birt
5 Donald Carter
6 Tim Bayton (C)
1st in method - 3

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Newton Ferrers, Devon
Holy Cross
Saturday, 9 February 2008 in 41m (10–3–15 in G)
1296 Alnwick Surprise Minor
1 Donald Carter
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Cathy Civill
4 Hilary Beresford
5 Nigel Birt
6 Tim Bayton (C)
1st in method - 3,4
75th together - 1,2 & 4,5

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Holbeton, Devon
All Saints
Saturday, 9 February 2008 in 44m (13–3–5 in F)
1296 Canterbury Surprise Minor
1 Lynne Hughes
2 Cathy Civill
3 Hilary Beresford
4 Nigel Birt
5 Donald Carter
6 Tim Bayton (C)
1st in method - 2,3
1300th tower for a quarter - 5

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ermington, Devon
St Peter and St Paul
Saturday, 9 February 2008 in 43m (14–1–13 in F♯)
1296 Morpeth Surprise Minor
1 Nigel Birt
2 Cathy Civill
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Tim Bayton
5 Hilary Beresford
6 Donald Carter (C)
1st in method - 2,5
250th surprise minor - 1
200th Devon tower as conductor

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 10 February 2008 in 45m (9)
1320 Minor (3m)
(120 Kent TB, 480 Little Bob, 720 PLain Bob)
1 Brian Horrell
2 Mary Mack
3 Helen Hitchins
4 David Wills
5 Roger King
6 John A Foster (C)
7 Robert Perry (tenor cover)
66th birthday compliment to Roger King

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Sunday, 10 February 2008 in 2h 48 (15–0–4)
5088 Xenolite Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 4)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Lester J Yeo
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Janet M Coles
6 Pauline Champion
7 Matthew J Hilling
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Birthday compliment to Roger King.
Completes the calendar: 6
Ringing World page reference: 5054.0265

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Okehampton, Devon
All Saints
Monday, 11 February 2008 in 2h 56 (16–2–13)
5088 High Willhays Surprise Major
Composed by D G Hull
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 John Hill
3 Ann Smith
4 Pauline Champion
5 Michael R Rose
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Michael E C Mears
8 Matthew J Hilling (C)
Birthday compliment to Matthew Waterson.
500th peal for the Guild: 4.
First peal in the method:
x58x14.58x12.38x12x58x56x18-18
Ringing World page reference: 5054.0265

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Tuesday, 12 February 2008 in 46m (16–3–11)
1250 Glasgow Surprise Major
1 Ian Avery
2 Graham Tucker
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Lynne Hughes
5 Roger King
6 Janet Coles
7 Nigel Birt
8 Tim Bayton (C)
1st in method - 5 & 7 and as conductor.
Birthday compliment to Nigel Birt.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 14 February 2008 in 2h 57 (15–0–4)
5022 Grandsire Caters
Composed by F Nolan Golden
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Ann Smith
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Ian W Avery
6 E William Ford
7 Michael R Rose
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Michael E C Mears (C)
10 Pauline Champion
Birthday compliments to Emily Aird(87), Bill Ford (81) and Ian Campbell (catching up fast!!)
Ringing World page reference: 5055.0289

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ideford, Devon
St Mary
Friday, 15 February 2008 in 39m (7–3–9)
1260 Junction Bob Minor
1 Don Roberts
2 Richard Shere
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Nigel Birt
5 Graham Tucker
6 Tim Bayton (C)
1st in method for all except 5
350th together - 3 & 4

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Worcester, Worcestershire
All Saints
Saturday, 16 February 2008 in 3h 10 (20)
5040 Spliced Maximus (4m)
(4m: 1344 Avon D, Ariel S; 1248 Bristol S; 1104 Strathclyde S; 83 com, atw)
Composed by J S Warboys
1 Matthew J Hilling (C)
2 Howard W Egglestone
3 Andrea B Beaumont
4 Ann Smith
5 Oliver Coldrick
6 Ian R Fielding
7 Anthony J Cox
8 Paul J Pascoe
9 Joseph St J Beaumont
10 Ian V J Smith
11 Alan G Reading
12 Michael E C Mears
Ringing World page reference: 5055.0289

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Trusham, Devon
St Michael
Monday, 18 February 2008 in 39m (6)
1296 Wearmouth Surprise Minor
1 Graham Tucker
2 Lesley Tucker
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Lynne Hughes
5 Tim Bayton
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method as cond.
450th together - 3 & 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Stratton, Cornwall
St Andrew
Monday, 18 February 2008 in 53m
1312 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Mary Beresford
2 Louise James
3 Michael Brady
4 Thomas Waterson
5 Peter Beresford
6 Alison Waterson
7 Michael Rose
8 Ian Smith (C)
1st in method 4.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tavistock, Devon
St Eustachius
Tuesday, 19 February 2008 in 44m (7)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Donna Baker
2 Sheila Williams
3 Kate Jennings
4 David Pike
5 Edwin Davis
6 Ian Smith (C)
First of Cambridge Minor: 5.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Petrock
Tuesday, 19 February 2008 in 36m (6)
1272 Wells Surprise Minor
1 Lee Avery
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Wendy Campbell
4 Donald Carter
5 Hilary Beresford
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method as cond.
200th together - 4 & 5

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 19 February 2008 in 1h 49 (10 Ib)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
1-6)Chester, Carlisle, Morpeth, Wooler, Whitley, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Canterbury, Newcastle, Alnwick, Munden, Coldstream, Lincoln, London, Kelso, Cunecastre, Wells, Cambridge, Surfleet, Hexham, Beverley, Norfolk, Primrose, Berwick, Hull, Bourne, Ipswich, Durham, York, Norwich, Warkworth, Annable's London, Rossendale, Bacup, Stamford, Bamborough, Netherseale, Lightfoot, Wearmouth, Westminster, Allendale; (7) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne
Composed by (1-6)P A B Saddleton arr J S Warboys
1 Ian W Avery
2 Matthew J Hilling
3 Pauline Champion
4 Lester J Yeo
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5056.0313

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 21 February 2008 in 2h 51 (10–0–19)
5088 Americium Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 3)
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 D John Hunt
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Michael R Rose
5 Pauline Champion
6 Ian V J Smith
7 John Hill
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5056.0313

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Holcombe Burnell, Devon
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 21 February 2008 in 43m (11–0–27)
1296 Lincoln Surprise Minor
1 Lynne Hughes
2 Graham Tucker
3 Cathy Civill
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Neil Williams
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method - 3 and as cond.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Harrison Building, Exeter University
Friday, 22 February 2008 in 2h 22 (15)
5056 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by A Knights
1–2 Lynne P Hughes
3–4 Margaret E L Chapman
5–6 Andrew P Digby
7–8 Matthew J Hilling (C)
First peal of TB in hand: 1-2.
Ringing World page reference: 5056.0317

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Coffinswell, Devon
St Bartholomew
Friday, 22 February 2008 in 43m (11–0–5)
1296 Coldstream Surprise Minor
1 Phil Hughes
2 Donald Carter
3 Hilary Beresford
4 Philip Stevens
5 Tim Bayton
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method - 3,4 and as cond.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Saturday, 23 February 2008 in 2h 52 (12–1–19)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by D F Morrison (No.30)
1 Brian Bladon
2 Ian W Avery
3 David F Moore
4 Janet M Coles
5 Andrew P Digby
6 Timothy M Payne
7 D John Hunt
8 John Hill
9 Charles P Quartley
10 Matthew J Hilling (C)
Circled tower (since augmentation) as conductor in 10 peals: 10.
Birthday compliment to Janet Coles.
Ringing World page reference: 5056.0313

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
17 East Cliff Road
Sunday, 24 February 2008 in 29m (11 in G)
1272 Plain Bob Minimus
1–2 Nigel Birt (C)
3–4 Lynne Hughes
1st minimus in hand and 1st in hand
as conductor : 1-2

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 28 February 2008 in 2h 49 (15–0–4)
5024 Fiskerton Delight Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 3)
1 Elisabeth A G Bowden
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Pauline Champion
5 Ian W Avery
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Birthday compliments to Jill Hansford and Mark Regan
Ringing World page reference: 5057.0337

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Feniton, Devon
St Andrew
Friday, 29 February 2008 in 2h 34 (9)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(7m: Carlisle, London, Beverley, Norwich, Bourne, Ipswich, Cambridge)
1 Ann Smith
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Pauline Champion
5 D John Hunt
6 Paul J Pascoe (C)
Specially arranged and rung on 'Ladies Day'.
Ringing World page reference: 5057.0337

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadclyst, Devon
St John the Baptist
Friday, 29 February 2008 in 45m (21–0–25)
1296 Scholfield Bob Major
1 Nigel Birt
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Cathy Civill
5 Philip Stevens
6 Don Roberts
7 Graham Tucker
8 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Hursley, Hampshire
All Saints
Saturday, 1 March 2008 in 3h 11 (14)
5040 Lincolnshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by J Clatworthy
1 Ann Smith
2 Ian W Avery
3 Peter W J Sheppard
4 Roy LeMarechal
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Ian L C Campbell
7 Pauline Champion
8 John A Foster
9 Paul J Pascoe
10 Ian V J Smith
11 Michael E C Mears
12 Matthew J Hilling (C)
To celebrate the birth of Kate Lilian Kirkman, another grandchild for Peter and Carol Bill.
Ringing World page reference: 5058.0361

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Sunday, 2 March 2008 in 43m (16–3–11)
1280 March Surprise Major
1 Nigel Birt
2 Tim Bayton
3 Neil Williams
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Janet Coles
6 Hilary Beresford
7 Neil Deem
8 Donald Carter (C)
Rung for Evensong on Mothering Sunday.
1st in method - 2,3,6,7.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Wolborough, Devon
St Mary
Thursday, 6 March 2008 in 2h 56 (15–2–7)
5088 Fluorine Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison
1 Pauline Champion
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ian W Avery
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Michael R Rose
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Michael E C Mears (C)
8 Paul J Pascoe
Birthday compliments to James and Elaine Grant
Ringing World page reference: 5058.0361

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Friday, 7 March 2008 in 43m
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Maureen Hawkins
2 Susan Sturdy
3 John Langabeer
4 Derek Hawkins
5 Roger King
6 John Foster (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Friday, 7 March 2008 in 2h 54 (15)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by D W Beard
1 Brian V Mountjoy
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ann Smith
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Pauline Champion
6 Michael E C Mears
7 Ian L C Campbell
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5058.0361

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Doddiscombsleigh, Devon
St Michael
Friday, 7 March 2008 in 2h 38 (10–2–14)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(1-6)Chester, Carlisle, Morpeth, Wooler, Whitley, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Canterbury, Newcastle, Alnwick, Munden, Coldstream, Lincoln, London, Kelso, Cunecastre, Wells, Cambridge, Surfleet, Hexham, Beverley, Norfolk, Primrose, Berwick, Hull, Bourne, Ipswich, Durham, York, Norwich, Warkworth, Annable's London, Rossendale, Bacup, Stamford, Bamborough, Netherseale, Lightfoot, Wearmouth, Westminster, Allendale; (7) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne
Composed by (1-6) P A B Saddleton; arr J S Warboys
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Brian V Mountjoy
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5058.0361

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Cattistock, Dorset
SS Peter and Paul
Saturday, 8 March 2008 in 2h 50 (13–3–13)
5120 Glasgow Surprise Major
Composed by R R Horton
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 Ann Smith
3 Ian P Hill
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Martin J Whiteley
6 Pauline Champion
7 D John Hunt
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5058.0361

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Beaminster, Dorset
St Mary of the Annunciation
Saturday, 8 March 2008 in 3h 6 (22–1–27)
5040 Xenolite Surprise Royal
Composed by D G Hull (No.2)
1 Ann Smith
2 Martin J Whiteley
3 Lester J Yeo
4 Pauline Champion
5 D John Hunt
6 Ian P Hill
7 Paul J Pascoe
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Michael E C Mears
10 Matthew J Hilling (C)
Completes Surprise Royal alphabet: 2.
Ringing World page reference: 5058.0361

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Michael, Heavitree
Tuesday, 11 March 2008 in 50m (25–3–2)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (12m)
Uxbridge, Lincolnshire, Ashtead, Pudsey, Glasgow, Cambridge, Yorkshire, Bristol, Belfast, Rutland, Superlative, London, 38 c.o.m.
1 Ian Avery
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Graham Tucker
5 Janet Coles
6 Roger King
7 Nigel Birt
8 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
84 Whipton Village Road
Tuesday, 11 March 2008 in 2h 19 (15)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (no. 24)
1–2 Andrew P Digby
3–4 Norman R Mattingley
5–6 Thomas J Hinks (C)
7–8 Ian L C Campbell
100th peal: 5-6
Ringing World page reference: 5059.0388

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Wednesday, 12 March 2008 in 26m (10lbs)
1320 Ting-Tong Surprise Minor
1 Thomas Grant
2 Michael Mears
3 Tim Bayton
4 Nigel Birt
5 Elaine Grant
6 James Grant (C)
1st in method and 500th together - 3 & 4

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 13 March 2008 in 2h 54 (15–0–4)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by R Baldwin
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Ann Smith
5 Michael R Rose
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Paul J Pascoe
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
In memory of Margaret Hilling
Ringing World page reference: 5059.0387

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whitestone, Devon
St Catherine
Friday, 14 March 2008 in 42m (11)
1260 Ysbyty-Ystwyth Bob Minor
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Don Roberts
4 Nigel Birt
5 Graham Tucker
6 Tim Bayton (C)
Completes the plain minor alphabet - 4

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kilmington, Devon
St Giles
Saturday, 15 March 2008 in 2h 44 (10)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(7m: Carlisle, Wells, Beverley, Norwich, Bourne, Ipswich, Cambridge)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Ian V J Smith
3 Pauline Champion
4 Robert D S Brown
5 Reginald T McKenzie
6 Paul J Pascoe (C)
Wishing that Peggy had not been so friendly during the 5th extent...
800th Peal of Surprise: 6.
Ringing World page reference: 5059.0387

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Brampford Speke, Devon
St Peter
Saturday, 15 March 2008 in 2h 38 (6)
5040 Surprise Minor (15m)
(15m: (1) Chester, Munden (2) London, Wells (3) Durham, York (4) Norwich (5) Allendale, Fryerning, Westminster (6) Beverley, Surfleet (7) Bourne, Cambridge, Ipswich)
1 Ian V J Smith
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Robert D S Brown
4 Pauline Champion
5 Barrie Hendry
6 Paul J Pascoe (C)
Welcoming Barry back to ringing.
Ringing World page reference: 5059.0387

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 16 March 2008 in 44m (7 cwt)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Mary Mack
2 Robert Perry
3 Catherine Civill
4 Neil Deem
5 David Wills
6 John Foster (C)
For Palm Sunday
Get well soon to Helen Hitchins and Anne Horrell
500th quarter - 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Sunday, 16 March 2008 in 42m (11)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Gill Hardy
2 Tim Bayton
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Phil Hughes
5 Lynne Hughes
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st touch of minor - 1
Rung for Evensong on Palm Sunday and as a birthday compliment to Lynne Hughes.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Buckfastleigh, Devon
Holy Trinity
Wednesday, 19 March 2008 in 2h 49 (15–3–14)
5280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1536 Cambridge, Glasgow; 1248 Superlative, 960 Bristol; 86 com; atw
Composed by G A A Taylor
1 Ian W Avery
2 Ann Smith
3 John Hill
4 Matthew J Hilling
5 Pauline Champion
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 D John Hunt
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5059.0389

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Wednesday, 19 March 2008 in 31m (10lbs)
1260 Doubles (2m)
660 Grandsire, 600 Plain Bob.
1 Elaine Grant
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Thomas Grant
4 James Grant
5 Nigel Birt (C)
6 Harry Kennar
Most methods inside - 3

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
Long Barton
Friday, 21 March 2008 in 30m (15 in D)
1272 Reverse Bob Minimus
1–2 Nigel Birt
3–4 Lynne Hughes (C)
1st in method : 1-2
1st minimus as conductor.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tawstock, Devon
St Peter
Sunday, 23 March 2008 in 3h 5 (17)
5056 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by Alan G Reading
1 Louise A M James
2 C Michael H Brady
3 Thomas J Waterson
4 Barrie Hendy
5 Alison C Waterson
6 A Stephen Taylor
7 Paul J Pascoe
8 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
1st in method - 3
For Easter
Stephen Taylor's Father rang a peal here, for the ASCY, in 1939.
Ringing World page reference: 5059.0389

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 27 March 2008 in 2h 48 (15–0–4)
5184 Hearts Delight Delight Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 2954)
1 Michael R Rose
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ian V J Smith
4 John Hill
5 Ian W Avery
6 Pauline Champion
7 Paul J Pascoe
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
To celebrate the 54th wedding anniversary of Bill and Ena Ford. Also birthday compliments to Mary Mears and Bill Avery.
1900th peal as Conductor for the Guild.
Ringing World page reference: 5060.0415

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dunchideock, Devon
St Michael
Thursday, 27 March 2008 in 45m (7)
1260 Grandsire Singles
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Tim Bayton (C)
3 Lynne Hughes
750th quarter and completes Grandsire family on odd numbers (singles to cinques): 3.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Doddiscombsleigh, Devon
St Michael
Thursday, 27 March 2008 in 41m (10–2–14)
1296 Northumberland Surprise Minor
1 Lynne Hughes
2 Roger King
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Tim Bayton
5 Graham Tucker
6 Nigel Birt (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tawstock, Devon
St Peter
Friday, 28 March 2008 (16)
1344 Cornwall Surprise Major
1 Rachel Taylor
2 Ruth Reeves
3 Louise James
4 Stephen Taylor
5 Hilary Beresford
6 Alison Waterson
7 Andrew Reeves
8 Michael Rose (C)
To welcome Steve and Rachel to Devon
Rung by the St Brannock's Society.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kenn, Devon
St Andrew
Friday, 28 March 2008 in 46m (13)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (3m)
(3m: 720 Beverley, Cambridge, Surfleet; 576 Beverley, Surfleet)
1 Graham Pascoe
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Janet Coles
4 Robert Brown
5 Philip Stevens
6 Paul Pascoe (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clyst St George, Devon
St George
Friday, 28 March 2008 in 42m (10)
1272 Surprise Minor (3m)
(3m: 720 Westminster; 552 Allendale, Fryerning, Westminster)
1 Graham Pascoe
2 Janet Coles
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Robert Brown
5 Philip Stevens
6 Paul Pascoe (C)
First of Treble Bob: 1.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Inwardleigh, Devon
Saturday, 29 March 2008 in 43m
1250 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Mary Beresford
2 John Orchard
3 Thomas Waterson
4 Michael Brady
5 Christopher Lock
6 Alison Waterson (C)
Rung For Ann and Morley Valances' Golden Wedding Anniversiary.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Georgeham, Devon
St George
Saturday, 29 March 2008 (10)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Val Hicks
2 Rachel Taylor
3 Michael Squire
4 Stephen Taylor
5 John Barnes
6 Bruce Hicks
7 David Willis (C)
8 Kevin Brooks
1st inside 5.
Part of St Brannock's Society quarter peal day

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Martin, Devon
St Peter ad Vincular
Saturday, 29 March 2008 (10)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Val Hicks
2 Kevin Brooks
3 Rachel Taylor
4 Stephen Taylor
5 Michael Squire
6 Bruce Hicks
7 David Willis (C)
8 John Barnes
Part of St Brannock's Society quarter peal day

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Sunday, 30 March 2008 in 46m (16–3–11)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Thomas Grant
2 Ian Avery
3 Elaine Grant
4 Nigel Birt
5 Tim Bayton
6 James Grant
7 Michael Mears (C)
8 Harry Kennar
Rung for Evensong, by a Sunday service band, as a farewell compliment to Father Christopher Benson, Rector of Kingsteignton for the past 18 years, who is moving to Great Longstone, Derbyshire.
1st of Triples - 1
1400th quarter - 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Cathedral Church of St Peter
Sunday, 30 March 2008 in 65m (72)
1346 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
1 Ann Smith
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Howard Egglestone
4 John Hill
5 Michael Cannon
6 Paul Pascoe (C)
7 Janet Coles
8 Pauline Champion
9 Andrew Palk
10 Andrew Digby
11 Ian Smith
12 Reg McKenzie
Rung immediately following Evensong.
First of Maximus: 5.
First of Cambridge S Maximus: 7.
First of Maximus as Conductor.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Monday, 31 March 2008 in 2h 50 (12–1–19)
5002 Sgurr A'Chaorachain Surprise Royal
Composed by D G Hull
1 Ian L C Campbell
2 John A Foster
3 Andrew P Digby
4 Howard W Egglestone
5 Ann Smith
6 Pauline Champion
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Paul J Pascoe
9 Michael E C Mears
10 Matthew J Hilling (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5060.0415

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Chudleigh, Devon
43 Fore Street
Monday, 31 March 2008 in 41m (11)
1280 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by M F Schulte
1–2 Lynne P Hughes
3–4 Susan M Sawyer
5–6 Timothy M Bayton
7–8 John R Martin (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Chudleigh, Devon
43 Fore Street
Monday, 31 March 2008 in 38m (11)
1288 Little Bob Major
1–2 Lynne P Hughes
3–4 Susan M Sawyer
5–6 Timothy M Bayton
7–8 John R Martin (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
St Stephen in Brannell, Cornwall
St Stephen
Tuesday, 1 April 2008 in 2h 56 (13)
5024 Lessness Surprise Major
Composed by I V J Smith
1 Ann Smith
2 Ruth E Reeves
3 C Michael H Brady
4 Roger King
5 Barrie Hendry
6 Michael R Rose
7 Fergus M S Stracey
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5060.0415

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Thursday, 3 April 2008 in 3h 14 (17)
5088 Ariel Surprise Maximus
Composed by J S Warboys
1 Ian W Avery
2 Matthew J Hilling (C)
3 Andrew P Digby
4 Ann Smith
5 Howard W Egglestone
6 Lester J Yeo
7 Ian V J Smith
8 John A Foster
9 Pauline Champion
10 Paul J Pascoe
11 Reginald T McKenzie
12 Michael E C Mears
Birthday compliments to John Foster.
Ringing World page reference: 5061.0441

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Inwardleigh, Devon
Thursday, 3 April 2008 in 40m
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Mary Beresford
2 John Orchard
3 Thomas Waterson
4 Michael Brady
5 Christopher Lock
6 Alison Waterson (C)
Rung as a 60th Birthday compliment to Bridget Orchard

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Poltimore, Devon
St Mary
Friday, 4 April 2008 in 45m (10cwt)
1260 Great Barr Bob Minor
1 Don Roberts
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Nigel Birt
5 Graham Tucker
6 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Sunday, 6 April 2008 in 41m (11)
1280 April Surprise Major
1 Nigel Birt
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Janet Coles
4 Hilary Beresford
5 Neil Williams
6 Neil Deem
7 Tim Bayton
8 Donald Carter (C)
In memory of Ena Ford
1st in method for all except 2 & 8

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Tuesday, 8 April 2008 in 2h 51 (15–0–4)
5088 Swervin' Mervyn's Delight Major
Composed by R D S Brown (No 4)
1 Pauline Champion
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Robert D S Brown
6 Michael C Hansford
7 Philip Stevens
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
70th Birthday compliment to Mervyn Way
First peal in the method:
x38x14x56x16x12x18.3456x3456.18 le 12(b)
Ringing World page reference: 5061.0441

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Moretonhampstead, Devon
St Andrew
Tuesday, 8 April 2008 in 44m (15–0–7)
1280 Cornwall Surprise Major
1 Lee Avery
2 Janet Coles
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Nigel Birt
5 Roger King
6 Lester Yeo
7 Hilary Beresford
8 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 10 April 2008 in 2h 57 (15–0–4)
5076 Grandsire Caters
Composed by P J Sanderson
1 Mervyn C Way
2 John Hill
3 Lester J Yeo
4 Pauline Champion
5 Ian W Avery
6 Jill M Hansford
7 Michael R Rose
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Michael E C Mears (C)
10 Paul J Pascoe
Rung open to celebrate the life of Ena Ford.
Ringing World page reference: 5062.0497

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ilsington, Devon
St Michael
Friday, 11 April 2008 in 43m (10)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (9m)
(9m: 576 Bourne, Cambridge, Hull, Ipswich, Norfolk, Primrose; 720 Allendale, Fryerning, Westminster)
1 Graham Pascoe
2 Robert Brown
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Philip Stevens
5 Janet Coles
6 Paul Pascoe (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bickington, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 11 April 2008 in 43m (7)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (5m)
(5m: 576 Beverley, Surfleet; 720 Allendale, Fryerning, Westminster)
1 Graham Pascoe
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Philip Stevens
4 Janet Coles
5 Robert Brown
6 Paul Pascoe (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset
St Candida and Holy Cross
Saturday, 12 April 2008 in 50m (16)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Standard 8
1 David Willis
2 Susan Sawyer
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Thomas Waterson
5 Nigel Birt
6 Andrew Palk
7 Alison Waterson
8 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 12 April 2008 in 2h 40 (10–0–19)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 62)
1 Ian R Fielding
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Janet M Coles
5 Ian L C Campbell
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 Reginald T McKenzie
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Rung to celebrate the life of Ena Ford.
Ringing World page reference: 5062.0497

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Lyme Regis, Dorset
St Michael the Archangel
Saturday, 12 April 2008 in 41m (10)
1282 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
1 Joanna Welborne
2 Graham Tucker
3 Susan Sawyer
4 Nigel Birt
5 Thomas Waterson
6 Andrew Palk
7 Alison Waterson
8 David Willis
9 Andrew Smith
10 Tim Bayton (C)
1st of Lincolnshire Royal, 8

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadwindsor, Dorset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 12 April 2008 in 44m (14–2–16 in F)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (12m)
1 Joanna Wenborne
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Graham Tucker
4 Nigel Birt
5 Andrew Smith
6 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Axminster, Devon
St Mary
Saturday, 12 April 2008 in 53m (23)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal
1 Nigel Birt
2 Joanna Welborne
3 Alison Waterson
4 Susan Sawyer
5 Thomas Waterson
6 Graham Tucker
7 David Willis
8 Andrew Smith
9 Tim Bayton (C)
10 Andrew Palk
1st Cambridge Royal , 7

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Sunday, 13 April 2008 in 42m (11)
1272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Sophie Hughes
2 Nigel Birt
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Phil Hughes
5 Lynne Hughes
6 Tim Bayton (C)
Rung for Evensong
1st Treble Bob : 1
Circled tower for 5th time - 2

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Staverton, Devon
St Paul
Monday, 14 April 2008 in 2h 57 (19–2–14)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
Staverton Bridge, London, York, Norwich, Surfleet, Beverley, Cambridge
1 Graham H Pascoe
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Peter L Bill
4 Pauline Champion
5 Matthew J Hilling
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Rung to celebrate Peter Bill's 60th birthday
1st Treble Bob: 1
Staverton Bridge S: x36x1456x12x1236x14x56-le16
Ringing World page reference: 5063.0521

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
The Frank Mack Garage Ring
Wednesday, 16 April 2008 in 28m (1lb-10oz)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Thomas Grant
2 Elaine Grant
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Ian Avery
5 James Grant
6 Nigel Birt (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 17 April 2008 in 2h 51 (15–0–4)
5040 Old Bill Delight Royal
Composed by J Clatworthy
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Ann Smith
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 Peter L Bill
5 Ian W Avery
6 Jill M Hansford
7 Michael R Rose
8 Pauline Champion
9 Ian V J Smith
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
To celebrate Peter Bill's 60th birthday.
2000th peal: 9.
First peal in the method:
56x56.10.56x56.10x12x30x14x50x16x90 (b)
Ringing World page reference: 5063.0521

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bovey Tracey, Devon
St Peter, Paul and Thomas
Friday, 18 April 2008 in 48m (14–2–26)
1296 Fishwick Bob Major
1 Graham Tucker
2 Tim Bayton (C)
3 Cathy Civill
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Lynne Hughes
6 Don Roberts
7 Nigel Birt
8 Andrew Digby
1st in method for all.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
West Worlington, Devon
St Mary
Saturday, 19 April 2008 in 42m (8)
1329 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Wendy Campbell
2 Helen Hitchins
3 Janet Coles
4 Catherine Civill
5 John A Foster
6 Ian Campbell (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tiverton, Devon
St Paul
Saturday, 19 April 2008 in 42m (9)
1320 Spliced Surprise Minor (3m)
1 Helen Hitchins
2 Wendy Campbell
3 Catherine Civill
4 Janet Coles
5 Neil Deem
6 John A Foster (C)
(Beverley, Surfleet, Cambridge)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Rose Ash, Devon
St Peter
Saturday, 19 April 2008 in 42m (9 cwt)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Catherine Civill
2 Helen Hitchins
3 Wendy Campbell
4 Janet Coles
5 Ian Campbell
6 John A Foster (C)
200th as conductor

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
East Worlington, Devon
St Mary
Saturday, 19 April 2008 in 40m (5)
1296 Ipswich Surprise Minor
1 Neil Deem
2 Helen Hitchins
3 Catherine Civill
4 Ian Campbell
5 Wendy Campbell
6 John A Foster (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Calverleigh, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 19 April 2008 in 40m (5)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1 Catherine Civill
2 Helen Hitchins
3 Ian Campbell
4 John A Foster
5 Wendy Campbell
6 Neil Deem (C)
First Double Oxford - 2 & 4
1900th Quarter - 5

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Littleham (Exmouth), Devon
Sunday, 20 April 2008
1260 3 Double Methods
1 Margaret I Elms
2 Catherine J Civill
3 Brian Horrell
4 Janet M Coles
5 Neil E Deem (C)
6 Federick W Williams
A Birthday Compliment to HM Queen Elizabeth ll.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Sunday, 20 April 2008 in 43m (11)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Lynne P Hughes
2 Hannah R Martin
3 John R Martin (C)
4 Erica M Martin
5 Nigel G Birt
6 Phil A Hughes
First quarter, rung at the first attempt - 2.
For Evensong.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingskerswell, Devon
St Mary
Tuesday, 22 April 2008 in 2h 31 (8–0–0)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
London, Norfolk, York, Annable's London, Beverley, Norwich, Cambridge
1 Robert D S Brown
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Lynne P Hughes
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Philip Stevens
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
In anticipation of Phil Stevens' 65th birthday (24/4). Also birthday compliment to Mo Stevens and Pauline Lawrence.
Ringing World page reference: 5063.0521

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tedburn St Mary, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 23 April 2008 (10–0–6)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Colin N Wroth
2 Christine M Clarke
3 John Clifton
4 John M Clarke
5 Howard W Egglestone (C)
6 Sidney Gardner
For St. Georges Day and as a 65th birthday and retirement compliment to Colin Wroth.
First quarter at first attempt. 1.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 24 April 2008 in 2h 49 (15–0–4)
5056 Kilburn Delight Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 2786)
1 John Hill
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Michael R Rose
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
37th wedding anniversary compliment to Graham & Jean Pascoe.
Also rung in anticipation of son Paul's 37th birthday (next year)
Ringing World page reference: 5064.0545

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Brampford Speke, Devon
St Peter
Thursday, 24 April 2008 in 37m (6–1–16)
1296 Netherseale Surprise Minor
1 Tim Bayton
2 Lesley Tucker
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Lynne Hughes
5 Graham Tucker
6 Nigel Birt (C)
15th birthday compliment to Roxanne Hughes and wedding anniversary compliment to Mr & Mrs Bayton

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whatley, Somerset
St George
Friday, 25 April 2008 in 2h 45 (11–3–25)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
Beverley, Carlisle, York, Ipswich, Westminster, Bourne, Norwich
1 Pauline Champion
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Brian V Mountjoy
4 Ian R Fielding (C)
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Michael E C Mears
Ringing World page reference: 5064.0545

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Wanstrow, Somerset
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 25 April 2008 in 2h 33 (10–0–0)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (24m)
(1) Canterbury, Morpeth (2) Coldstream, Lincoln (3)London, Wells, Cunecastre (4) Northumberland, Carlisle, Sandiacre (5) Bacup, Bamborough (6) Lightfoot, Wearmouth, Rossendale, Annable's London, Stamford, Netherseale (7) cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Ian R Fielding
3 Pauline Champion
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Brian V Mountjoy
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5064.0545

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tawstock, Devon
St Peter
Friday, 25 April 2008 (16)
1344 Plain Bob Major
1 Val Hicks
2 John Conduct
3 Michael Dodson
4 Louise James
5 Michael Brady
6 Bruce Hicks
7 David Willis
8 Michael Rose (C)
Rung by the St Brannock's Society.
Birthday compliments to Heather Shorter, Don Lawson and John Ross.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Milverton, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 26 April 2008 in 3h 5 (17–2–12)
5056 Glasgow Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 1849)
1 Brian V Mountjoy
2 Lester J Yeo
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Timothy M Payne
5 Michael R Rose
6 Pauline Champion
7 Ian R Fielding
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
First Glasgow & 1000th peal: 5
Ringing World page reference: 5064.0545

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Cathedral
Sunday, 27 April 2008 in 63m (72)
1272 Spliced Maximus
2m: 864 Yorkshire S; 408 Little Bob; 15 com, atw.
Composed by I V J Smith
1 Ian Avery
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Peter Bill
4 Lester Yeo
5 Janet Coles
6 Pauline Champion
7 Andrew Digby
8 Ian Smith (C)
9 James Kirkcaldy
10 Ian Campbell
11 Paul Pascoe
12 Ian Fielding
Rung immediately after Evensong.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Brampford Speke, Devon
St Peter
Sunday, 27 April 2008 in 2h 32 (6)
5040 Minor (7m)
(7m: Old Oxford D, London S, Durham S, Fryerning S, Annable's London S, Rossendale S, Taxal D)
1 Robert D S Brown
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Janet M Coles
4 Pauline Champion
5 Ian R Fielding
6 Paul J Pascoe (C)
Rung as an acrostic Peal on the conductor's birthday.
200th 6 bell Peal: 6.
Ringing World page reference: 5064.0545

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadclyst, Devon
St John the Baptist
Monday, 28 April 2008 in 3h 4 (20)
5088 Broadclyst Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No. 857)
1 Ian V J Smith
2 Pauline Champion
3 John Hill
4 Peter L Bill
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Ian L C Campbell
7 Paul J Pascoe (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
Circled the tower to Peals: 1.
Ringing World page reference: 5064.0545

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 29 April 2008 in 1h 47 (10 Ib)
5040 Treble Dodging Minor (37m)
(1)Pontefract D, Donottar D, Wath D, Carisbrooke D, Westminster S, Allendale S (2) Pembroke D, Barham D, Edinburgh D, Berkeley D, Oswald D, Kentish D (3) Munden S, Alnwick S, Newcastle S, Chester S (4) London S, Wells S, Cunecastre S (5) Lightfoot S, Wearmouth S, Rossendale S, Annable's London S, Stamford S, Netherseale S (6) Beverley S, Berwick S, Surfleet S, Durham S, York S, Hexham S, (7) Cambridge S, Norfolk S, Ipswich S, Hull S, Primrose S, Bourne S.
1 Ian W Avery
2 Pauline Champion
3 James Grant
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Matthew J Hilling
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5065.0569

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 1 May 2008 in 2h 54 (15–0–4)
5040 Derwent Delight Royal
Composed by J Clatworthy
1 Elisabeth A G Bowden
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Simon D Woof
6 Ian W Avery
7 Michael R Rose
8 Pauline Champion
9 Ian V J Smith
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5065.0569

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Thursday, 1 May 2008 in 47m (16–3–11)
1296 Alnwick Surprise Minor
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Tim Bayton
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Donald Carter
5 Graham Tucker
6 Nigel Birt (C)
Rung following Ascension Day evening service.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
St John the Baptist
Friday, 2 May 2008 in 45m (10–1–24)
1260 Ubley Bob Minor
1 Don Roberts
2 Nigel Birt
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Hilary Beresford
6 Tim Bayton (C)
1st (and last!) in method for all

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Saturday, 3 May 2008 in 2h 47 (12)
5088 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by R J Parker
1 Lester J Yeo
2 Ann Smith
3 Pauline Champion
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Neil E Deem
6 Janet M Coles
7 Fergus M S Stracey
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
Completes the Standard 8 to peals: 6.
Ringing World page reference: 5065.0569

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Newton St Cyres, Devon
SS Cyr and Julitta
Tuesday, 6 May 2008 in 2h 45 (13)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major
4m: 1440 Yorkshire; 1280 Cambridge, Lincolnshire; 1120 Rutland; 69 com, atw.
Composed by P G K Davies
1 Louise A M James
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Lynne P Hughes
4 A Stephen Taylor
5 C Michael H Brady
6 Michael R Rose
7 Barrie Hendry (C)
8 Ian V J Smith
With the best wishes of the band to Bob Coates of the local band, recovering after a triple heart bypass operation.
Ringing World page reference: 5065.0569

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Tuesday, 6 May 2008 in 2h 51 (16–3–11)
5150 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 3552)
1 Pauline Champion
2 Lee D Avery
3 Ian W Avery
4 Michael Hatchett
5 Timothy M Bayton
6 Robert D S Brown
7 Philip Stevens
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
50th Birthday compliment to Sandra Coombes
1400th peal: 1
1st Surprise Major inside: 2
Ringing World page reference: 5066.0593

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 8 May 2008 in 2h 41 (10–0–19)
5056 Impney Hall Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 2618)
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Ian W Avery
5 Jill M Hansford
6 Michael R Rose
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
750th for the Guild: 1
Ringing World page reference: 5066.0593

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clyst Honiton, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 8 May 2008 in 48m (18–2–11)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Glasgow, London, Cambridge, Superlative, Cornwall, Cassiobury, Lessness, Bristol
1 Alison Waterson
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan
5 Graham Tucker
6 Andrew Palk
7 Nigel Birt
8 Tim Bayton (C)
1st of 'Nottingham 8' for all.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bridgerule, Devon
St Bridget
Thursday, 8 May 2008 in 2h 47 (10)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by 27-course block reduced
1 C Michael H Brady
2 Louise A M James
3 Ruth E Reeves
4 Robert J Corney
5 Bruce Hicks
6 Alison C Waterson
7 James M Clarke
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
First on 8, and of Surprise: 4.
60th birthday compliment to Robert Corney.
Ringing World page reference: 5066.0593

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ideford, Devon
St Mary
Friday, 9 May 2008 in 40m (7–3–9)
1296 Newcastle Surprise Minor
1 Janet Coles
2 Graham Tucker
3 Tim Bayton
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Lynne Hughes
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method as cond.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Moretonhampstead, Devon
St Andrew
Saturday, 10 May 2008 in 2h 56 (15–0–7)
5184 Quito Delight Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Ian W Avery
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Pauline Champion
4 D John Hunt
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 Robert D S Brown
8 Michael E C Meras (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5066.0593

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tavistock, Devon
St Eustachius
Sunday, 11 May 2008 in 51m (24)
1277 Grandsire Caters
Composed by George Francis
1 Geoffrey Hill
2 Donna Baker
3 Kate Jennings
4 Sheila Williams
5 Ann Smith
6 Edwin Davis
7 George Mudge
8 David Pike
9 Ian Smith (C)
10 Colin Kneebone
To celebrate the birth of Thomas Adrian Pike (31/03/08), a son for David and Sara.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Sunday, 11 May 2008 in 41m (11)
1250 Quedgeley Surprise Major
1 Philip Hughes
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Donald Carter
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Hilary Beresford
6 John Martin
7 Nigel Birt
8 Tim Bayton (C)
Rung for United Evening Service held at
Dawlish Methodist Church.
Also a birthday compliment to Tim's dad
for tomorrow.
Circled tower - 3

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Monday, 12 May 2008 in 29m (0–0–10)
1320 Bishops' Delight Minor
1 Ian W Avery
2 Alan J Sinden
3 Nigel G Birt
4 Susan M Sawyer
5 Graham P Tucker
6 James Grant (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Monday, 12 May 2008 in 31m (0–0–10)
1260 St Clements College Bob Minor
1 Susan M Sawyer
2 Thomas L Grant
3 Nigel G Birt
4 Elaine Grant
5 Graham P Tucker
6 Alan J Sinden (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Harrison Building, Exeter University
Tuesday, 13 May 2008 in 2h 21 (15)
5024 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by G A C John
1–2 Ian L C Campbell
3–4 Andrew P Digby
5–6 Thomas J Hinks (C)
7–8 David J Mattingley
Rung as a birthday compliment to Sue Digby.
Ringing World page reference: 5071.0723

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
17 East Cliff Road
Tuesday, 13 May 2008 in 44m (15)
1312 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by R Bailey
1–2 Lynne P Hughes
3–4 Susan M Sawyer
5–6 Timothy M Bayton
7–8 John R Martin (C)
First of two quarter peals, rung back to back.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
17 East Cliff Road
Tuesday, 13 May 2008 in 41m (15)
1312 Kent Treble Bob Major
1–2 Lynne P Hughes
3–4 Susan M Sawyer
5–6 Timothy M Bayton
7–8 John R Martin (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 13 May 2008 in 1h 52 (10 Ib)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (26m)
(1) London, Wells, Cunecastre (2) Chester, Carlisle, Munden (3) Westminster, Allendale (4) Netherseale, Lightfoot, Wearmouth (5) Annable's London, Rossendale, Stamford (6) Beverley, Berwick, Surfleet, Durham, York, Hexham (7) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 John A Foster
4 James Grant
5 Pauline Champion
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5067.0621

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 15 May 2008 in 2h 52 (15–0–4)
5057 Grandsire Caters
Composed by B V Mountjoy (No 33)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Ian W Avery
6 E William Ford
7 D John Hunt
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Michael E C Mears (C)
10 Roger King
For the 38th East Devon Arts Festival
Ringing World page reference: 5067.0621

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ottery St Mary, Devon
St Mary
Friday, 16 May 2008 in 49m (18–2–14)
1296 Blackley Bob Major
1 Cathy Civill
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Lester Yeo
5 Graham Tucker
6 Don Roberts
7 Nigel Birt
8 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingskerswell, Devon
St Mary
Saturday, 17 May 2008 in 41m (8)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Don Roberts
2 Neil Williams
3 Rowena Mansley
4 Richard Shere
5 Martin Mansley
6 Nigel Birt (C)
Wedding compliment to Peter Phillips and
Autumn Kelly , married today at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 18 May 2008 in 44m (9 cwt)
1260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Bob Triples
1 Brian Horrell
2 Mary Mack
3 David Wills
4 Catherine Civill
5 Helen Hitchins
6 Roger King
7 John A Foster (C)
8 Robert Perry
80th birthday compliment to Fred Williams, local ringer

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
St Mary V
Tuesday, 20 May 2008 in 3h 3 (21–3–6)
5120 Aluminium Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Ian W Avery
2 Pauline Champion
3 Ann Smith
4 Lester J Yeo
5 Peter L Bill
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Paul J Pascoe
8 Matthew J Hilling (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5067.0621

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Buckfastleigh, Devon
Holy Trinity
Thursday, 22 May 2008 in 2h 56 (15–3–14)
5056 Yelling Delight Major
Composed by A J Cox, arr. R I Allton/I V J Smith
1 Lee D Avery
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Ian W Avery
4 Ann Smith
5 Jill M Hansford
6 Pauline Champion
7 Paul J Pascoe
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
400th together: 7,8.
Ringing World page reference: 5068.0649

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Petrockstowe, (The Old Rectory), Devon
Sunday, 25 May 2008 in 38m (12F)
1272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1–2 Thomas Waterson (C)
3–4 Dennis Beresford
5–6 Alison Waterson
First at first attempt as Conductor in Hand.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Braunton, Devon
St Brannock
Monday, 26 May 2008 in 3h 3 (16–0–25)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by P J Flavell
1 C Michael H Brady
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Ann Smith
4 Thomas J Waterson
5 Michael C Hansford
6 Jill M Hansford
7 Michael R Rose
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
First of Bristol: 4.
Ringing World page reference: 5068.0649

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 29 May 2008 in 2h 53 (15)
5088 Jersey Surprise Major
Composed by D W Beard
1 E William Ford
2 Mervyn C Way
3 John Hill
4 Ian W Avery
5 Jill M Hansford
6 Michael R Rose
7 D John Hunt
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5069.0673

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tawstock, Devon
St Peter
Friday, 30 May 2008 (16)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Alison Waterson
2 Rachel Taylor
3 Stephen Taylor
4 Bruce Hicks
5 Louise James
6 Andrew Lancey
7 Hilary Beresford
8 Donald Carter (C)
1st in the method 6.
Birthday compliment to Rachel.
Rung by the St Brannock's Society

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Soucé, France
Lé Petit Beffroi
Friday, 30 May 2008 in 2h 4 (16lbs)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J J Parker (12 part 7th obs)
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 Peter L Bill
3 Matthew J Hilling
4 Graham P Tucker
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Richard A M Newman
7 Brian V Mountjoy (C)
8 Peter J Sawyer
Believed to be the first peal of Triples in mainland Europe.
25th together: 4 & 8.
400th for the Guild: 7.
Ringing World page reference: 5080.0944

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Soucé, France
Lé Petit Beffroi
Friday, 30 May 2008 in 2h 8 (16lbs)
5184 Chatto Chesnaie Surprise Major
Composed by D G Hull
1 Margaret E L Chapman
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Lester J Yeo
4 Peter L Bill
5 P Wendy Campbell
6 Simon A Rudd
7 Ian L C Campbell
8 Matthew J Hilling (C)
First peal on the bells.
First peal in the method.
Chatto Chesnaie S Major: x58x14x56x36x14x123458x14x58-12
Ringing World page reference: 5080.0944

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadhembury, Devon
St Andrew
Saturday, 31 May 2008 in 3h 10 (20)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Composed by seven extents
1 Pauline Champion
2 Barrie Hendry
3 Richard C Shere
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Andrew J Palk
6 Reginald T McKenzie (C)
Rung immediately prior to the wedding of David Summerfield and Alison Sumner.
Ringing World page reference: 5069.0673

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 1 June 2008 in 44m (7)
1288 Middlesex Bob Triples
Composed by R W Willans
1 Mary Mack
2 Brian Horrell
3 David Wills
4 Helen Hitchins
5 Catherine Civill
6 Roger King
7 John A Foster (C)
8 Robert Perry
In memory of Frank D Mack.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Weare Gifford, devon
Holy Trinity
Wednesday, 4 June 2008 (7)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Louise James
2 Rachel Taylor
3 Stephen Taylor
4 Bruce Hicks
5 Gordon Smith
6 Andrew Lancey (C)
Rung by the St Brannock's Society

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 5 June 2008 in 2h 52 (15–0–04)
5088 Yiewsley Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (N0 1786)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Peter L Bill
4 Michael R Rose
5 Pauline Champion
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5070.0697

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
East Budleigh, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 5 June 2008 in 45m (9)
1288 Middlesex Bob Triples
Composed by R W Willans
1 Susan Sawyer
2 Catherine Civill
3 Maureen Hawkins
4 Brian Horrell
5 Janet Coles
6 Donald Carter
7 John A Foster (C)
8 Derek Hawkins
49th Wedding anniversary compliment to Brian and Anne Horrell, married this day in this church. Here's to the 50th!

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bridford, Devon
St Thomas a Becket
Friday, 6 June 2008 in 41m (9)
1260 Vaynol Hall Bob Minor
1 Nigel Birt
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Graham Tucker
5 Don Roberts
6 Tim Bayton (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Stoke in Hartland, Devon
St Nectan
Saturday, 7 June 2008 in 3h 8 (17–2–08)
5040 Surprise Minor
in 7 extents: Annable's London, Norwich, Cunecastre, Durham, Wells, Beverley & Cambridge.
1 Clare Stagg
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Thomas J Waterson
4 C Michael H Brady
5 Barrie Hendry
6 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
A birthday compliment to John Body & Thos. Waterson
Ringing World page reference: 5089.1159

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Reading, Berkshire
St Laurence
Saturday, 7 June 2008 in 3h 16 (23)
5090 Zanussi Surprise Maximus
Composed by M P A Wilby
1 Ian L C Campbell
2 Matthew J Hilling (C)
3 David F Moore
4 Ann Smith
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Anthony J Cox
7 Pauline Champion
8 Rebecca J Cox
9 Paul J Pascoe
10 John A Foster
11 Ian V J Smith
12 Michael E C Mears
3400th peal: 12.
Ringing World page reference: 5070.0697

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 12 June 2008 in 2h 49 (15–0–4)
5088 Rhodium Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 3116)
1 Philip Stevens
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Michael R Rose
4 Ann Smith
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5071.0721

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
Frank Mack Garage Ring
Thursday, 12 June 2008 in 1h 55 (1lb 9oz)
5040 Surprise Minor
7m: Hull, Berwick, Primrose, Bourne, Beverley, Surfleet, Cambridge
1 Peter L Bill
2 Brian V Mountjoy
3 John A Foster
4 Margaret E L Chapman
5 Matthew J Hilling (C)
6 Lester J Yeo
In fond memory of Frank D Mack
Ringing World page reference: 5071.0721

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 19 June 2008 in 2h 57 (15–0–4)
5152 Rowlands Gill Delight Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 John Hill
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Richard C Shere
5 Janet M Coles
6 Pauline Champion
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Birthday compliment to Daniel Sampson (nephew of 4)
Ringing World page reference: 5072.0745

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Thursday, 19 June 2008 in 2h 59 (12–2–27)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
896 Rutland; 704 Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 640 Cambridge; 576 London, Pudsey, Superlative; 448 Bristol. 87 com. atw.
Composed by P G K Davies
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Andrew J Palk
3 Thomas J Waterson
4 Lynne P Hughes
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Timothy M Payne
7 Nigel R Woodruff
8 Timothy M Bayton (C)
1st Spliced Major: 3 and as conductor. 21st birthday compliment to Simeon Bayton for yesterday.
Ringing World page reference: 5072.0745

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Harrison Building, Exeter University
Thursday, 19 June 2008 in 2h 13 (15)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
(6m: 1120 Rutland; 896 Superlative; 800 Pudsey; 768 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 98 com, atw)
Composed by M C W Sherwood
1–2 Andrew P Digby
3–4 Thomas J Hinks
5–6 Matthew J Hilling (C)
7–8 Norman R Mattingley
Most spliced in hand: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 and for the Guild. 700th peal: 5-6.
Ringing World page reference: 5072.0748

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pilton, Devon
SMV
Friday, 20 June 2008 (23)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Louise James
2 Rachel Taylor
3 Alison Waterson
4 Tom Waterson
5 Michael Brady
6 Stephen Taylor
7 Michael Rose (C)
8 John Barnes
Rung by the St Brannock's Society within earshot of Heather Shorter's hospital bed.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Plymouth, Devon
St Andrew, Stoke Damerel
Monday, 23 June 2008 in 2h 15 (4–2–12)
5056 Fluorine Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Lester J Yeo
2 Peter L Bill
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Ann Smith
6 Pauline Champion
7 Ian L C Campbell
8 Matthew J Hilling (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5072.0745

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 24 June 2008 in 1h 45 (10 Ib)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (31m)
((1) Whitley, Northumberland, Carlisle, Wooler (2) Chester, Alnwick, Newcastle, Munden (3) London, Wells, Cunecastre (4) Bacup, Bamborough (5) Lightfoot, Wearmouth, Rossendale, Annable's London, Stamford, Netherseale (6) Beverley, Berwick, Surfleet, Durham, York, Hexham (7) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne)
1 Ian W Avery
2 James Grant
3 Matthew J Hilling
4 Pauline Champion
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
500th peal: 2
Ringing World page reference: 5072.0745

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Wednesday, 25 June 2008 in 30m (10lbs)
1272 Sandiacre Surprise Minor
1 Elaine Grant
2 Ian Avery
3 Sue Sawyer
4 James Grant
5 Michael Mears
6 Nigel Birt (C)
1st in method as cond.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Cruwys Morchard, Devon
Holy Cross
Friday, 27 June 2008 in 2h 48 (14)
5040 Surprise Minor (14m)
(14m: (1) London, Wells (2) Chester, Munden (3) Durham, York (4) Annable's London (5) Allendale, Fryerning, Westminster (6) Beverley, Surfleet (7) Bourne, Cambridge, Ipswich)
1 Thomas J Hinks
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Robert D S Brown
4 Pauline Champion
5 D John Hunt
6 Paul J Pascoe (C)
First Peal not to be inside: 1.
Ringing World page reference: 5073.0769

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Enmore, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 28 June 2008 in 3h (19–3–14)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(London, Norfolk, York, Annable's London, Beverley, Norwich, Cambridge)
1 Brian V Mountjoy
2 Michael C Hansford
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Robert D S Brown
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
A wedding compliment to Lara Elizabeth Whitwam and Michael Jack Hesketh (40 Commando, Royal Marines; recently returned from Afghanistan)-married immediately after the peal.
Ringing World page reference: 5073.0769

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Sunday, 29 June 2008 in 44m (16–3–11)
1260 Stedman Triples
1 Hilary Beresford
2 Donald Carter (C)
3 Neil Williams
4 Don Roberts
5 Tim Bayton
6 Neil Deem
7 Nigel Birt
8 Colin Avery
Rung for Evensong
50th on the bells - 7
200th in a principle on all numbers - 2

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Monday, 30 June 2008 in 43m (15–0–4)
1296 Erin Caters
1 Tim Bayton
2 Wendy Campbell
3 Lesley Tucker
4 Ian Campbell
5 Sue Sawyer
6 Hilary Beresford
7 Nigel Birt
8 Janet Coles
9 Donald Carter (C)
10 Graham Tucker

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Monday, 30 June 2008 in 2h 43 (10–0–19)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (11m)
(512 Rutland, Uxbridge; 480 Superlative; 448 Ashtead, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, London, Pudsey, Yorkshire; 416 Belfast, Bristol; 138 c.o.m; atw)
Composed by G A C John
1 Ian W Avery
2 Matthew J Hilling
3 Pauline Champion
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Ann Smith
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 Reginald T McKenzie
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
2300th peal for the Guild: 8
Ringing World page reference: 5073.0769

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clyst Honiton, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday, 1 July 2008 in 3h (18–2–11)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton, arr D F Morrison
1 Louise A M James
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Thomas J Waterson
4 Michael Hatchett
5 Michael R Rose
6 Barrie Hendry
7 Richard A M Newman
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
First of Cambridge: 3.
Ringing World page reference: 5073.0769