Performances report

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Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Torquay, Devon
Babbacombe, All Saints
Saturday, 3 January 2015 in 2h 53 (13)
5024 New Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Charlotte A Boyce
2 Hannah R Martin
3 Hilary A Beresford
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Michael H Tompsett
6 Martin G Mansley
7 John R Martin (C)
8 David Hird
Ringing World page reference: 5413.0089

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Cullompton, Devon
St Andrew
Saturday, 3 January 2015 in 3h 19 (19–2–4)
5000 Bristol Surprise Royal
Composed by I R Fielding
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jennifer R Sparling
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Lester J Yeo
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 Ian V J Smith
8 David J Garton
9 Michael E C Mears (C)
10 Thomas J Waterson
500th peal: 1.
Ringing World page reference: 5419.0233

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 8 January 2015 in 2h 58 (15–0–4)
5088 Pointon Fen Delight Major
Composed by R D S Brown (No 3)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Alison C Waterson
4 Pauline Champion
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Ian W Avery
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5413.0089

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Woodbury, Devon
St Swithun
Saturday, 10 January 2015 in 3h 21 (24)
5056 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Susan D Sparling
2 Peter G Brown
3 Charlotte A Boyce
4 Lynne P Hughes
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Ian V J Smith
7 John R Martin (C)
8 David Hird
200th for the Guild - 8.
Ringing World page reference: 5415.0137

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 11 January 2015 in 50m (17)
1346 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
1 Alison Waterson
2 Sue Sparling
3 Tim Bayton
4 Clare Griffiths
5 Roger King
6 Janet Coles
7 Nick Waterson
8 Peter Brown
9 Andrew Digby
10 Pauline Champion
11 Oliver Coldrick
12 Geoff Sparling (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Plymouth, Devon
Emmanuel
Sunday, 11 January 2015 in 44m (20cwt)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Natalya M Davie
2 Christopher H Wardle
3 Harry J Andrews
4 Joseph Q Peck
5 Alena J Wardle (C)
6 Benjamin T G Smith
First QP: 1
In celebration of the life of Peggy Walters, long standing member of the Emmanuel congregation. Rung by members of the 19th Plymouth Scout Group, of which Peggy was treasurer for many years.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 15 January 2015 in 3h (15–0–4)
5040 Bynack More Surprise Royal
Composed by R W Lee
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Ian W Avery
5 Alison C Waterson
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 John Hill
8 Ian V J Smith
9 John A Foster
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
First peal in the method:
x30x14x50x16x1270x18x14x30x125678x90. le12(b)
Ringing World page reference: 5414.0112

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Shobrooke, Devon
St Swithin
Saturday, 17 January 2015 in 2h 49 (12–2–10)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (18m)
( (1) London, Wells (2) Westminster, Allendale (3) Surfleet, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham (4, 5) Annable's London, Norwich (6) Beverley, Berwick, Surfleet, Durham, York, Hexham (7) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne)
1 Pauline Champion
2 Michael H Tompsett
3 Susan D Sparling
4 James Kirkcaldy
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Welcoming Thomas Joseph Partridge, born 12th January 2015, son of Charlotte and Richard and Grandson for Hilary and Mike Tompsett.
Most methods: 4.
Ringing World page reference: 5414.0112

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Monday, 19 January 2015 in 2h 49 (10)
5024 Cassiobury Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 6375)
1 Donald B Carter
2 John A Foster
3 Sarah E Chadburn
4 Lester J Yeo
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Richard H Johnston
7 John R Martin (C)
8 James Kirkcaldy
1,400th peal - 4.
Circled tower - 8.
25th together - 1,6.
Ringing World page reference: 5416.0161

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kelly, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 in 2h 36 (8)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
10 different callings
1 Geoffrey C Hill
2 Donald J Roberts
3 Michael Hatchett
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
6 George E Mudge
To commemorate the first recorded touch of Grandsire Doubles in the County of Devon in this tower on 21 January 1865
Ringing World page reference: 5415.0137

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Wolborough, Devon
St Mary
Saturday, 24 January 2015 in 3h 4 (15–3–27)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (no 6900)
1 Robert J Corney
2 Lynne P Hughes
3 Michael H Tompsett
4 Richard C Shere
5 Jonathan G Rose
6 Russell C Chamberlain
7 Martin G Mansley
8 John R Martin (C)
First in method - 6.
Specially arranged and rung as a compliment to Russell on his forthcoming retirement as Rector of Wolborough and Ogwell.
Ringing World page reference: 5417.0185

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bradpole, Dorset
Holy Trinity
Monday, 26 January 2015 in 2h 43 (15–1–0)
5056 Earl of Powis Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Pauline Champion
5 Martin G Mansley
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
Remembering Castle Class locomotive no 5056 Earl of Powis. Originally built as Ogmore Castle, June 1936. First shed allocation Old Oak Common. Renamed September 1937. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted October 1960. Last shed allocation Wolverhampton Oxley. Withdrawn November 1964.
First Peal in the method - Earl of Powis Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x2x3x4x567x456x3x2x6x5x4x3x Le 12 (B) (Non-palindromic)
40/100
Ringing World page reference: 5416.0161

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 in 1h 38 (10 lb)
5040 Treble Dodging Minor (7m)
( Old Oxford D, College Bob IV D, Ipswich S, Surfleet S, Bourne S, Beverley S, Cambridge S)
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 Ian W Avery
3 Nigel G Birt
4 Pauline Champion
5 Michael E C Mears (C)
6 John A Foster
21st birthday compliment to Kate Avery
Ringing World page reference: 5416.0161

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Highweek, Devon
All Saints
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 in 2h 51 (11–1–11)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
(1568 Cambridge, 1312 Bristol, 1280 London, 992 Superlative; 106 com; atw)
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Ian W Avery
2 Ann Smith
3 P Wendy Campbell
4 Lester J Yeo
5 Ian L C Campbell
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Robert D S Brown
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
With best wishes to Ann Smith, celebrating her 70th birthday today.
Ringing World page reference: 5416.0161

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 29 January 2015 in 2h 56 (15–0–4)
5040 New Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by A J Cox
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Timothy M Bayton
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Ian W Avery
7 Roger King
8 Pauline Champion
9 Ian V J Smith
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5416.0161

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Friday, 30 January 2015 in 45m (16–3–11)
1250 Omega Surprise Major
1 Tim Bayton
2 Lesley Tucker
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Hilary Beresford
5 Donald Carter
6 Graham Tucker
7 Ian Avery
8 Nigel Birt (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 31 January 2015 in 3h 17 (10–3–16)
5136 Spliced Surprise Maximus (4m)
(1392 Bristol; 1248 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 31 com; atw)
Composed by A J Cox/M J Hilling
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Clare J Griffiths
4 Jennifer R Sparling
5 Susan D Sparling
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Timothy M Payne
8 Richard Harrison
9 Pauline Champion
10 David Hird
11 Geoffrey C Sparling
12 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5416.0161

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Heavitree, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 31 January 2015 in 3h 14 (26 cwt)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by A.J. Cox
1 Ann Smith
2 Susan M Sawyer
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Jennifer R Sparling
5 Hilary A Beresford
6 Alison C Waterson
7 P Wendy Campbell
8 Pauline Champion (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5416.0161

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Stoke Damerel, Devon
St Andrew
Sunday, 1 February 2015 in 2h 38 (4–2–12)
5152 Amsterdam Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Michael Hatchett
2 David J Crocker
3 Christopher H Wardle
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Peter A Sharp
6 David Ralls
7 Hilary A Beresford
8 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5416.0161

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Tuesday, 3 February 2015 in 2h 51 (16–3–11)
5056 Kingsteignton Delight Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Geoffrey C Hill
2 Michael H Tompsett
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Ian W Avery
6 Robert D S Brown
7 David J Garton
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Remembering Edward James Hill (Great grandfather of Geoff).
First peal in the method:
x38x14x12x18x14x18x34.12.78. le 12 (b)
Ringing World page reference: 5417.0185

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 5 February 2015 in 2h 59 (15–0–4)
5002 Bristol Surprise Royal
Composed by D F Morrison (No 1239)
1 Jill M Hansford
2 Pauline Champion
3 Ruth Curtis
4 Alison C Waterson
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Paul F Curtis
8 John R Martin
9 John A Foster
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5417.0185

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Buckfastleigh, Devon
Ruined Church of Holy Trinity
Friday, 6 February 2015 in 2h 51 (15–2–21)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(672 London, Rutland; 640 Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative; 608 Bristol; 576 Cambridge, Yorkshire; 129 changes of method; all the work)
Composed by N R Aspland
1 Robert D S Brown
2 Ruth Curtis
3 Pauline Champion
4 Michael H Tompsett
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Paul F Curtis
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5417.0185

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
South Petherton, Somerset
SS Peter and Paul
Saturday, 7 February 2015 in 3h 22 (23)
5040 Bristol Surprise Maximus
Composed by R Malthouse
1 John Hill
2 Ann Smith
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Jennifer R Sparling
5 P Wendy Campbell
6 Lynne P Hughes
7 Alison C Waterson
8 Michael H Tompsett
9 James Kirkcaldy
10 John R Martin (C)
11 Ian V J Smith
12 Michael E C Mears
First Bristol Surprise Maximus - 6.
Ringing World page reference: 5419.0233

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 12 February 2015 in 2h 54 (15–0–4)
5040 Carn A' Mhaim Surprise Royal
Composed by D F Morrison (No 1467)
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Pauline Champion
3 Timothy M Bayton
4 Jill M Hansford
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Ian W Avery
7 John Hill
8 Ian V J Smith
9 David Hird
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
First Peal in the method:
x30x14x50x16x70x1238x12x30.78.16x90. le 12 (b)
Birthday compliments to Bill Ford and Ian Campbell OAP (both on 14th Feb)
Ringing World page reference: 5418.0209

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 12 February 2015 in 2h 37 (5–0–27)
5040 Spliced Delight Minor (35m)
( Combermere, Southwark, Vale Royal, Canterbury, Crowland, St Werburgh, Abbeyville, Tewkesbury, Sherborne, Melrose, Evesham, Tintern, Glastonbury, Fountains, Neasden, Humber, Braintree, Old Oxford, Marple, Taxal, College Bob IV, Newdigate, Willesden, St Albans, Wragby, Merton, Bedford, Charlwood, London Victory, Elston, Burnaby, Waltham, Kirkstall, Clarence, Burslem)
Composed by J S Warboys (4D0701)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
600th Peal: 4.
Birthday compliments to Roger King and Nigel Birt.
Ringing World page reference: 5418.0209

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Marwood, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 12 February 2015 (13–2–12)
1440 Plain Bob Minor
1 David Clark
2 Christine Harris
3 Rachel Taylor
4 Michael Rose
5 Stephen Taylor
6 David Willis (C)
1st of Minor 1.
Rung by the St Brannock's Society as 1st peal training for treble.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Penzance, Cornwall
St Mary V
Saturday, 14 February 2015 in 3h 26 (24)
5088 Cornwall Surprise Major
Composed by R I Allton
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Jennifer R Sparling
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 Katharine A Hill
6 Thomas J Waterson
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Fergus M S Stracey
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Cathedral
Sunday, 15 February 2015 in 71m (72)
1488 Spliced Surprise Maximus
[3 methods : 912 Bristol; 288 each Cambridge, Yorkshire; 19 com]
Composed by D G Hull
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Susan M Sawyer
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Clare J Griffiths
5 Jennifer R Sparling
6 Pauline Champion
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Paul J Pascoe
10 Katharine A Hill
11 David Hird
12 Thomas J Waterson
Rung for Choral Evensong.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Monday, 16 February 2015 in 3h 22 (17–1–10 in E♭)
5136 Spliced Surprise Maximus (3m)
(2496 Bristol; 1344 Cambridge, 1296 Yorkshire; 20 com; atw)
Composed by P W J Sheppard
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Pauline Champion
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Clare J Griffiths
5 P Wendy Campbell
6 Timothy M Bayton
7 Ian R Fielding
8 James Kirkcaldy
9 Richard Harrison
10 John A Foster
11 David Hird
12 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5418.0209

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Okehampton, Devon
All Saints
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 in 3h 4 (16–2–13 in F)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Pauline Champion
3 Rebecca J Harrison
4 Nicholas O Waterson
5 Richard Harrison
6 John R Martin
7 Thomas J Waterson (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
First peal at first attempt, aged 14: 3
Ringing World page reference: 5422.0305

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 19 February 2015 in 2h 52 (15–0–4 in F)
5024 Diamond Delight Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 4345)
1 James Kirkcaldy
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Michael C Hansford
5 Ian W Avery
6 Ian R Fielding
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
With best wishes to Brian and Maureen Drake, celebrating their Diamond wedding anniversary today (Brian is President of the Devonshire Association)
Ringing World page reference: 5419.0233

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
South Perrott, Dorset
St Mary
Thursday, 19 February 2015 in 2h 47 (6–2–7 in B♭)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
1. London, 2. Durham, 3. Beverly, 4. Norwich, 5. Bourne, 6. Ipswich, 7. Cambridge
1 Lesley A Knipe
2 Richard H Johnston
3 Michael Hatchett
4 David Hird
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Robert D S Brown (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5419.0233

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Friday, 20 February 2015 in 2h 54 (12)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by T Hooley
1 Ian L C Campbell
2 Roger King
3 Michael H Thompsett
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Peter G Brown
6 Raymond Haines
7 Graham P Tucker
8 David Hird (C)
Rung in memory of H.W. (Bill) Brown 1920 - 2015, father of Peter & Keith.
Ringing World page reference: 5419.0233

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bovey Tracey, Devon
Wobbly Bobs Campanile
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 in 1h 58 (10lb 7oz)
5088 Tockenham Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No. 2056)
1 Ian W Avery
2 James Kirkcaldy
3 Ian L C Campbell
4 Robert D S Brown
5 P Wendy Campbell
6 Charlotte A Boyce
7 Lester J Yeo
8 Paul J Pascoe (C)
First on a mini-ring: 2 & 6.
Circled the tower to Peals: 8.
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 in 1h 40 (10 lb)
5040 Annable's London Surprise Minor
1 Philip Stevens
2 David Hird
3 Pauline Champion
4 Nigel G Birt
5 John A Foster
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Phil Stevens has now rung peals in 56 consecutive years.
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 26 February 2015 in 2h 55 (15–0–4 in F)
5024 Lessness Surprise Major
Composed by B D Constant
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Ian W Avery
6 Pauline Champion
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 26 February 2015 in 2h 29 (5–0–27)
5040 Treble Dodging Minor (76m)
( Wells S, London S, Kelso S, Lincoln S, Combermere D, Vale Royal D, Crowland D, St Werburgh D, Southwark D, Coldstream S, Cunecastre S, Abbeyville D, Canterbury D, Chester S, Whitley S, Sandiacre S, Glastonbury D, Sherborne D, Tewkesbury D, Canterbury S, Munden S, Evesham D, Tintern D, Alnwick S, Wooler S, Northumberland S, Carlisle S, Melrose D, Morpeth S, Fountains D, Newcastle S, Wearmouth S, Westminster S, Lightfoot S, Bamborough S, Warkworth S, Norwich S, Rossendale S, Netherseale S, Annable's London S, Stamford S, Old Oxford D, Bacup S, Merton D, Neasden D, College Bob IV D, St Albans D, Braintree D, Humber D, Allendale S, Newdigate D, Charlwood D, Hull S, Berwick S, Clarence D, Norfolk S, Durham S, Burnaby D, Burslem D, York S, Kirkstall D, Beverley S, Surfleet S, Ipswich S, Bourne S, Hexham S, Primrose S, Elston D, London Victory D, Waltham D, Cambridge S, Marple D, Taxal D, Wragby D, Willesden D, Bedford D)
Composed by J S Warboys (TD0702)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Most Minor methods for the Guild.
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset
St Candida and Holy Cross
Friday, 27 February 2015 in 49m (16–3–26 in D)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Kathie Matthews
2 Lin Horrocks
3 Susan M Carter
4 Linda Nicholson
5 Anne Bailey
6 Delie Perry
7 David Barrance
8 John Horrocks (C)
First of Surprise Major, 6
Rung in memory of Peter Ritterman, husband of Janet

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Chepstow, Monmouthshire
St Mary
Friday, 27 February 2015 in 3h 7 (16–1–24 in E♭)
5040 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
Composed by R W Lee
1 Robert D S Brown
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Andrea B Beaumont
5 Pauline Champion
6 Nicholas O Waterson
7 Ian W Avery
8 Richard Harrison
9 Joseph St J Beaumont
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 28 February 2015 in 3h 24 (19–1–6 in E♭)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by John Fielden
1 Raymond Haines
2 W Nigel G Herriott (C)
3 Lester J Yeo
4 Clare J Griffiths
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Jennifer M Herriott
7 P Wendy Campbell
8 Brian V Mountjoy
9 Fergus M S Stracey
10 James Kirkcaldy
11 John P Horrocks
12 John A Foster
Celebrating 40 years of peal ringing by the ringer of the 3rd
40th anniversary of the conductor's first as conductor
First of Cambridge Max - 5
1250th peal - 8
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Cardiff, Cardiff
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 28 February 2015 in 3h 20 (25–0–23 in D)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by J Clatworthy
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Pauline Champion
3 Andrea B Beaumont
4 Ian W Avery
5 Joseph St J Beaumont
6 Nicholas O Waterson
7 Robert D S Brown
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Richard Harrison
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Caerphilly, Caerphilly
St Martin
Saturday, 28 February 2015 in 2h 55 (13–0–1 in F)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 62)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Ian V J Smith
3 Ian P Hill
4 Alison C Waterson
5 Richard Harrison
6 Robert D S Brown
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
St David's, Pembrokeshire
Cathedral Church of St David
Sunday, 1 March 2015 in 3h 16 (24–3–25 in D)
5040 Dewi Sant Delight Royal
Composed by D F Morrison (No 1467)
1 Nicholas O Waterson
2 Andrea B Beaumont
3 Alison C Waterson
4 Ian W Avery
5 Pauline Champion
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Robert D S Brown
8 Joseph St J Beaumont
9 Richard Harrison
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
First peal in the method:
x30x14x50x36x1470x58x16x10x3456x90. le12 (b)
For St David's day.
Ringing World page reference: 5420.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 5 March 2015 in 2h 57 (15–0–4 in F)
5152 Ruthenium Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Alison C Waterson
4 Pauline Champion
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Ian W Avery
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5421.0283

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Saturday, 7 March 2015 in 2h 57 (15–0–4)
5000 Bristol Surprise Royal
Composed by A J Cox
1 Lesley A Tucker
2 Lester J Yeo
3 P Wendy Campbell
4 Clare J Griffiths
5 Alison C Waterson
6 Susan D Sparling
7 Ian L C Campbell
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Pauline Champion
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
60th birthday compliment to Pat Yeo
Ringing World page reference: 5421.0283

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Shirwell, Devon
St Peter
Saturday, 7 March 2015 (11–2–20 in G)
1320 Plain Bob Minor
1 Pete Byass
2 Val Hicks
3 Ken Edwards
4 Bruce Hicks
5 Andrew Vincent
6 David Willis (C)
A welcome to Revd Rosie Austin to this team Ministry.
Rung by the St Brannock's Society as peal training for Pete.
100th as conductor

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 8 March 2015 in 48m (17–1–10 in E♭)
1251 Erin Cinques
Composed by James Kirkcaldy (Erin 6)
1 Lester Yeo
2 Wendy Campbell
3 Andrew Digby
4 Clare Griffiths
5 Janet Coles
6 Rachel Taylor
7 Peter Brown
8 Stephen Taylor
9 James Kirkcaldy (C)
10 Ian Campbell
11 Oliver Coldrick
12 Roger King
Rung prior to Evensong as an engagement compliment to Janet Coles and Neil Deem.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 in 1h 55 (10 lb)
5040 Treble Dodging Minor (7m)
(Edinburgh D, Jarrom S, Glastonbury D, Rossendale S, Allendale S, Norwich S, Taxal D)
1 Ian W Avery
2 P Wendy Campbell
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 John A Foster
5 Pauline Champion
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
50th birthday compliments to Elaine and James Grant.
Ringing World page reference: 5422.0305

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 12 March 2015 in 2h 54 (15–0–4 in F)
5040 Beinn A' Chaorainn Surprise Royal
Composed by M E C Mears
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Timothy M Bayton
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Ian W Avery
6 Richard H Johnston
7 James Kirkcaldy
8 Pauline Champion
9 Ian V J Smith
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
First peal in the method:
x30x14x50x16x1270x18x14x30x123478x90 le12(b)
Ringing World page reference: 5422.0305

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 12 March 2015 in 2h 32 (5–0–27)
5040 Spliced Treble Dodging Minor (87m)
( Hull S, Elston D, York S, Bourne S, Flamstead S, Norfolk S, Primrose S, Cambridge S, Berwick S, Beverley S, Burnaby D, London Victory D, Surfleet S, Ipswich S, Burslem D, Durham S, Caithness S, Clarence D, Kirkstall D, Waltham D, Hexham S, Cranford S, Lightfoot S, Norwich S, Annable's London S, Stamford S, Bacup S, Wearmouth S, Westminster S, Merton D, Rossendale S, Netherseale S, Neasden D, St Albans D, Hathern S, Warkworth S, Sedlescombe S, Allendale S, Glastonbury D, Canterbury S, Blunsdon S, Morpeth S, Sandiacre S, Langleybury S, Northumberland S, Carlisle S, Chester S, Newcastle S, Wooler S, Alnwick S, Evesham D, Sherborne D, Fountains D, Melrose D, Tintern D, Tewkesbury D, Munden S, Brentford S, Whitley S, Combermere D, Cunecastre S, London S, Lincoln S, Abbeyville D, Kelso S, Southwark D, Vale Royal D, Canterbury D, Crowland D, Offley S, Coldstream S, St Werburgh D, Wells S, Redbourn S, Bamborough S, Fryerning S, Bedford D, Charlwood D, Old Oxford D, Humber D, College Bob IV D, Newdigate D, Marple D, Wragby D, Braintree D, Willesden D, Taxal D)
Composed by J S Warboys (TD0709)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Most Minor methods for the Guild.
Birthday compliment to Geoff Sparling (the number of methods has no relevance)
Ringing World page reference: 5422.0305

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Lifton, Devon
St Mary
Saturday, 14 March 2015 in 3h 7 (21)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Jennifer R Sparling
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Charlotte A Boyce
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Peter G Brown
6 Fergus M S Stracey
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Richard Harrison
75th peal - 3.
Ringing World page reference: 5424.0355

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Monday, 16 March 2015 in 3h 2 (15)
5000 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by A J Cox
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Charlotte A Boyce
4 Pauline Champion
5 Peter G Brown
6 Ian V J Smith
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Fergus M S Stracey
9 David Hird
10 Michael E C Mears
First in method - 3.
Ringing World page reference: 5424.0355

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Thursday, 19 March 2015 in 3h 18 (17–1–10 in E♭)
5090 Spliced Surprise Maximus (4m)
(1536 Bristol, 1250 Cambridge, 1152 Newgate, Yorkshire; 20 C.O.M: A.T.W)
Composed by A J Cox
1 Ian W Avery
2 Pauline Champion
3 Clare J Griffiths
4 Alison C Waterson
5 Jennifer R Sparling
6 Susan D Sparling
7 Peter G C Ellis
8 Timothy M Payne
9 Ian V J Smith
10 Richard Harrison
11 Paul J Pascoe
12 Michael E C Mears (C)
With best wishes to Janet Coles and Neil Deem on their engagement.
Ringing World page reference: 5423.0330

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sourton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Friday, 20 March 2015 in 2h 52 (7–1–25 in A♭)
5040 Doubles (11m)
(1-6) Grandsire, (7-10) St Nicholas, (11-14) Winchendon, (15-18) St Remigius, (19-22) Huntley, (23-26) St Simon's, (27-30) St Martin's, (31-34) St Osmund, (35-38) Eynesbury, (39-40) Reverse Canterbury, (41-42) Plain.
1 Michael E C Mears
2 Pauline C Champion
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Robert D S Brown
5 Peter G C Ellis (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5424.0355

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exbourne, Devon
St Mary the Blessed Virgin
Friday, 20 March 2015 in 2h 47 (8–2–14)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(Carlisle, Wooler, Whitley, Newcastle, Chester, Northumberland, Morpeth, Sandiacre, Canterbury, Munden, Alnwick, London, Kelso, Lincoln, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Wells, Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge, York, Durham, Hull, Primrose, Norfolk, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham, Surfleet, Norwich, Netherseale, Westminster, Allendale, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Lightfoot, Bamborough, Annable's London, Rossendale, Stamford, Bacup)
Composed by J S Warboys (SUO309;SUO403)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Robert D S Brown
4 Pauline Champion
5 Peter G C Ellis
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
In memory of Sue Rothera
Ringing World page reference: 5428.0484

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Topsham, Devon
St Margaret
Saturday, 21 March 2015 in 42m (10–0–23 in F♯)
1272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Composed by Glenn A A Taylor
1 John Langabeer
2 Maureen Hawkins
3 Sue Sturdy
4 Roger King
5 Rob Franklin
6 James Kirkcaldy (C)
Rung, with the best wishes of the band to Matthew Pym and Claire Newman, prior to their Wedding at this Church.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 in 3h 1 (16–3–11 in F)
5184 Old Rydon Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Ian W Avery
2 Lester J Yeo
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Nigel G Birt
5 Michael R Rose
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Birthday compliments to Bill Avery (95 on 29th March), Mary Mears (65 on 25th March), Elaine Grant (50 on 4th March), James Grant (50 on 9th March) and Graham Sharland (50 on 22nd March)-all members of the local band.
First peal in the method:
x38x14x1256x16x12x3458x16x18. le 12 (c)
Ringing World page reference: 5424.0355

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 26 March 2015 in 2h 57 (15–0–4 in F)
5040 Beinn Bhreac Delight Royal
Composed by R W Lee
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Alison C Waterson
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Ian W Avery
7 Timothy M Bayton
8 Ian V J Smith
9 John A Foster
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
For the reburial of King Richard III in Leicester Cathedral today.
First peal in the method:
x30x14x50x36x1470x58x16x10x78.56.90. le12 (b)
Ringing World page reference: 5426.0404

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 26 March 2015 in 2h 34 (5–0–27)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(Norwich, Newcastle, Cunecastre, Durham, Northumberland, Berwick, Rossendale, Norfolk, Stamford, Kelso, Ipswich, Lincoln, Chester, Wearmouth, Carlisle, Alnwick, Wooler, Whitley, Hull, Bamborough, Surfleet, Warkworth, Canterbury, Coldstream, Cambridge, Wells, Netherseale, Beverley, Munden, Lightfoot, Sandiacre, Annable's London, Hexham, Allendale, Bourne, London, Westminster, Morpeth, Primrose, Bacup, York )
Composed by J S Warboys (SUO718)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Pauline Champion
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Susan D Sparling
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Birthday compliment to Peter Bill
Ringing World page reference: 5424.0355

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Friday, 27 March 2015 in 3h 1 (12)
5040 New Gainsborough Surprise Royal
Composed by D F Morrison
1 John Hill
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Lesley A Tucker
4 P Wendy Campbell
5 Michael H Tompsett
6 Pauline Champion
7 Ian L C Campbell
8 Raymond Haines
9 Ian V J Smith
10 David Hird (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5424.0355

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Newton Abbot, Devon
St Leonard's Tower
Thursday, 2 April 2015 in 2h 43 (8)
5088 Birthday Delight Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 4275)
1 Hannah R Martin
2 Alison C Waterson
3 David Hird
4 Peter G Brown
5 Pauline Champion
6 Fergus M S Stracey
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
25th peal - 1.
Rung as a birthday compliment to Peter Brown (29th March) and the Conductor (today).
Also a birthday compliment to John Foster (today) who strangely preferred the bright lights of Hong Kong to Newton Abbot!
Ringing World page reference: 5428.0481

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 24m (10 lbs)
1272 Rossendale Surprise Minor
1 David Hird
2 Paul Pascoe
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Hilary Beresford
5 Nigel Birt
6 Donald Carter (C)
450th on a Friday - 6
4/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 24m (10 lbs)
1296 Netherseale Surprise Minor
1 Paul Pascoe
2 Hilary Beresford
3 Nigel Birt
4 David Hird
5 Sue Sawyer
6 Donald Carter (C)
Circled the tower today - 4
150th together 1 & 6
7/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 26m (10 lbs)
1272 Stamford Surprise Minor
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Hilary Beresford
3 Nigel Birt
4 Donald Carter
5 David Hird
6 Paul Pascoe (C)
Circled the tower - 5
Circled the tower for the 3rd time - 6
Circled the tower today (in 6 quarters) - 1,3,4 & 6 (& the stool)
125th quarter on the bells - 3
6/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 25m (10 lbs)
1296 Wearmouth Surprise Minor
1 Nigel Birt
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Donald Carter
4 Paul Pascoe
5 Hilary Beresford
6 David Hird (C)
300th on an April day - 3
5/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 25m (10 lbs)
1296 Lightfoot Surprise Minor
1 Hilary Beresford
2 Donald Carter
3 David Hird
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Paul Pascoe (C)
6 Nigel Birt
Circled the tower for the 2nd time - 2
Circled the tower for the 15th time - 6
3/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 25m (10 lbs)
1272 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Donald Carter
3 David Hird
4 Nigel Birt
5 Paul Pascoe (C)
6 Hilary Beresford
Circled the tower today - 6
9/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 24m (10 lbs)
1272 Allendale Surprise Minor
1 Donald Carter
2 Nigel Birt
3 Paul Pascoe
4 Hilary Beresford
5 Sue Sawyer
6 David Hird (C)
50th in the tower - 1
2/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 24m (10 lbs)
1320 Annable's London Surprise Minor
1 Hilary Beresford
2 Nigel Birt
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Donald Carter
5 Paul Pascoe
6 David Hird (C)
8/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 23m (10 lbs)
1272 Westminster Surprise Minor
1 Paul Pascoe
2 David Hird
3 Hilary Beresford
4 Nigel Birt
5 Donald Carter
6 Sue Sawyer (C)
Circled the tower for the 15th time - 6.
1/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Friday, 3 April 2015 in 27m (10 lbs)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor (9 Methods)
Westminster, Allendale, Lightfoot, Rossendale, Wearmouth, Stamford, Netherseale, Annable's London, Norwich
1 Nigel Birt
2 Hilary Beresford
3 Paul Pascoe
4 Sue Sawyer
5 David Hird
6 Donald Carter (C)
25th this year as conductor
10/10

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Monday, 6 April 2015 in 2h 51 (15)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by D F Morrison (No 6297)
1 Robert H Newton
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Lynne P Hughes
4 Patricia M Newton
5 Alison C Waterson
6 Hannah R Martin
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Pauline Champion
9 Thomas J Waterson
10 Michael E C Mears
First Surprise Royal - 6.
1,500th for the Guild - 8.
Specially arranged and rung as a 21st birthday compliment (9th April) to Hannah.
Ringing World page reference: 5429.0505

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bristol, Bristol
St Mary the Virgin, Redcliffe
Monday, 6 April 2015 in 3h 55 (50–2–21 in B)
5040 Bristol Surprise Maximus
Composed by I R Fielding
1 Ian W Avery
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Alison C Waterson
4 Alan G Reading
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Gabrielle L Cowcill
7 Katharine A Hill
8 Edward P D Colliss
9 Christopher J Pickford
10 Ian R Fielding (C)
11 Thomas J Waterson
12 Michael E C Mears
Ringing World page reference: 5426.0401

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 9 April 2015 in 2h 45 (10–0–19 in G♯)
5088 Avril Delight Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 326)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Alison C Waterson
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Ian W Avery
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
In memory of David Trist
Ringing World page reference: 5426.0401

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Sunday, 12 April 2015 in 40m (11 cwt)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Liz Wood
2 Hannah Martin
3 Fiona Rock-Evans
4 Phil Hughes
5 Lynne Hughes (C)
6 Jenny Clark
1st covering: 6. 21st birthday compliments to Hannah from the rest of the band, for 9th April.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 in 1h 36 (10 lb)
5040 Bamborough Surprise Minor
1 Ian W Avery
2 Robert D S Brown
3 Pauline Champion
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 David Hird
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
2900th as Conductor
Ringing World page reference: 5427.0457

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadclyst, Devon
St John the Baptist
Friday, 17 April 2015 in 43m (10–3–10)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Glenis Petrilli
2 Richard Winnall
3 Sue Sturdy
4 Roger King
5 James Kirkcaldy (C)
6 John Langabeer
First Quarter of Grandsire- 1, 2.
Rung on the front six by those who turned up for practice.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Plymouth, Devon
Minster Church of St Andrew
Sunday, 19 April 2015 in 56m (30–3–6 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by M B Davies
1 Trevor C F Vercoe
2 Josephine A K Maddick
3 E Anne Body
4 Clare L Stagg
5 Alena J Wardle
6 John M Body
7 Peter A Sharp
8 Matthew W Thewsey
9 Christopher H Wardle
10 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
1st on 10 - 1, 2, 8
For the installation of Nicholas McKinnell as Bishop of Plymouth

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 23 April 2015 in 2h 56 (15–0–4 in F)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(672 London, Rutland; 640 Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative; 608 Bristol; 576 Cambridge, Yorkshire; 129 changes of method; all the work)
Composed by N R Aspland
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Alison C Waterson
4 Roger King
5 Pauline Champion
6 Timothy M Bayton
7 John A Foster
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5428.0481

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory the Great
Thursday, 23 April 2015 in 45m (12)
1296 London Surprise Minor
1 John R Martin (C)
2 Fiona L Rock-Evans
3 Lynne P Hughes
4 Peter L Bill
5 Peter G Brown
6 Nigel G Birt
First in method - 2.
100th in tower - 3.
Rung for St George's Day.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clyst St George, Devon
St George
Thursday, 23 April 2015 in 44m (10–2–21)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Janet Coles
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Robert Franklin
4 David Wills
5 Richard Winnall
6 Neil Deem (C)
1st of minor 5. Rung for St George's Day.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Friday, 24 April 2015 in 2h 54 (12)
5002 Danetre Surprise Royal
Composed by L F Bailey
1 John Hill
2 Susan D Sparling
3 P Wendy Campbell
4 Raymond Haines
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Peter L Bill
7 Peter G Brown
8 Ian L C Campbell
9 Michael E C Mears
10 David Hird (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5428.0481

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
17 East Cliff Road
Friday, 24 April 2015 in 2h 40 (15 C)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Royal
Composed by R J Angrave (No. 2)
1–2 Andrew P Digby
3–4 Susan D Sparling
5–6 Timothy M Bayton (C)
7–8 Lynne P Hughes
9–10 Susan M Sawyer
1st on 10 in hand: 7-8, 9-10, as conductor, and on the bells.
Ringing World page reference: 5429.0506

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Highweek, Devon
All Saints
Monday, 27 April 2015 in 2h 45 (11)
5040 Heckington Fen Alliance Major
Composed by M Maughan
1 Pauline Champion
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Clare J Griffiths
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Fergus M S Stracey
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
Ringing World page reference: 5430.0529

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 in 1h 37 (10 lb)
5040 Willesden Delight Minor
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 John A Foster
3 Nigel G Birt
4 Ian W Avery
5 Philip Stevens
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5429.0505

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 30 April 2015 in 2h 55 (15–0–4 in F)
5184 Cheddar Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 2829)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Alison C Waterson
4 James Kirkcaldy
5 Michael C Hansford
6 Pauline Champion
7 Ian W Avery
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5429.0505

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
The Lye, West Midlands
Christ Church
Saturday, 2 May 2015 in 2h 35 (3–0–27 in E♭)
5056 Lye Delight Major
Composed by D W Beard; arr B V Mountjoy
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Lester J Yeo
3 David Hird
4 Pauline Champion
5 Craig P Homewood
6 John A Foster
7 Thomas J Waterson
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
With best wishes to Carol Bill for a speedy recovery.
Ringing World page reference: 5429.0505

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadclyst, Devon
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 2 May 2015 in 3h 9 (20–0–25 in E♭)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison
1 Lynne P Hughes
2 Sarah E Chadburn
3 James P Allen
4 Nigel G Birt
5 P Wendy Campbell
6 Peter G Brown
7 James Kirkcaldy (C)
8 Ian L C Campbell
First peal at first attempt - 3.
Especially arranged to mark the 300th anniversary of the first recorded peal.
Ringing World page reference: 5435.0651

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Amblecote, West Midlands
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 2 May 2015 in 2h 31 (7–0–3 in B)
5024 Lessness Surprise Major
Composed by B D Constant
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Lester J Yeo
3 Craig P Homewood
4 Thomas J Waterson
5 Pauline Champion
6 John A Foster
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
For the birth of the new Princess.
Rung on the 300th anniversary of the first recorded peal.
Ringing World page reference: 5452.1057

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tavistock, Devon
St Eustachius
Sunday, 3 May 2015 in 3h 15 (24–0–5 in D)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J J Parker - 12-part (7th obs)
1 Philip M Dunn
2 Clare L Stagg
3 Hellen V Williams
4 Edwin C Davis
5 Robert D S Brown
6 Christopher H Wardle
7 Ian V J Smith (C)
8 David A Pike
First of Triples and of Grandsire: 3. First on 8: 4, 8.
Arranged and rung to mark the 300th anniversary of the first recorded peal, rung at St Peter Mancroft, Norwich, on 2 May 1715; also celebrating the birth of a daughter to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Ringing World page reference: 5431.0555

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Monday, 4 May 2015 in 2h 57 (15)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by D G Hull, arr D F Morrison
1 Jennifer R Sparling
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Timothy M Bayton
4 P Wendy Campbell
5 Alison C Waterson
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Fergus M S Stracey
9 David Hird
10 Michael E C Mears
Rung as a compliment to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of a daughter, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.
2/2
Ringing World page reference: 5432.0580

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Monday, 4 May 2015 in 3h (12)
5040 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
Composed by D F Morrison (No 4089)
1 Josephine A Brown
2 Clare J Griffiths
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Michael H Tompsett
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Richard H Johnston
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Peter G Brown
9 David Hird
10 Richard Harrison
First in method - 5.
Rung as a compliment to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of a daughter, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.
1/2
Ringing World page reference: 5432.0580

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Buckland in the Moor, Devon
St Peter
Friday, 8 May 2015 in 2h 31 (7–0–17 in B♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J J Parker (12 part)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Peter L Bill
4 Michael H Tompsett
5 Robert D S Brown
6 David Hird
7 Michael E C Mears (C)
8 Paul Hext
With best wishes to Paul Hext and Becky Major for their wedding tomorrow.
Ringing World page reference: 5430.0529

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Torquay, Devon
St Mary the Virgin, St Marychurch
Saturday, 9 May 2015 in 46m (6 cwts)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Rowena Mansley
2 Michael Tompsett
3 Tim King
4 Hilary Tompsett
5 Rodney Horder
6 Martin Mansley (C)
To mark the 70th Anniversary of VE day and also to congratulate Tom and Bernice Sagar parents of 4 on their 70th wedding anniversary.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sidbury, Devon
SS Peter and Giles
Saturday, 9 May 2015 in 3h 9 (16–1–23 in E)
5120 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Alan G Reading
1 Sheila C Matthews
2 Robert W Sanders
3 Richard H Johnston
4 Peter A Sharp
5 Ian V J Smith
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 David Hird
8 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of VE Day
Ringing World page reference: 5463.0033

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Saturday, 9 May 2015 in 1h 41 (10lb)
5040 Surprise Minor
(5m: (1) Bourne, Cambridge, Ipswich (2) Bourne (3) Ipswich (4) Cambridge (5) Beverley (6) Beverley, Cambridge, Surfleet (7) Surfleet)
1 Peter L Bill
2 Ian W Avery
3 P Wendy Campbell
4 Nigel G Birt
5 Ian L C Campbell
6 Paul J Pascoe (C)
Rung for the 70th Anniversary of VE Day.
Ringing World page reference: 5433.0602

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 10 May 2015 in 50m (17–1–10 in E♭)
1311 Stedman Cinques
Composed by Daniel Brady
1 Wendy Campbell
2 Andrew Digby
3 Clare Griffiths
4 Janet Coles
5 Lesley Tucker
6 Ian Campbell
7 Richard Johnston
8 Graham Tucker
9 James Kirkcaldy (C)
10 Oliver Coldrick
11 David Hird
12 Nigel Birt
First Stedman Cinques - 5.
Rung prior to Evensong.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Plymouth, Devon
Minster Church of St Andrew
Sunday, 10 May 2015 (30–3–6 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Royal
1 Clare L Stagg
2 Andy Mead
3 Charlotte A Boyce
4 Claire O'Mahony
5 George E Wyatt
6 Mervyn A Arscott
7 Gerald V Skelly
8 Christopher H Wardle
9 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
10 Andrew H Ball
To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of VE Day

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Coffinswell, Devon
St Bartholomew
Monday, 11 May 2015 in 50m (11–0–5 in F)
1440 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Rodney Horder
2 Janet Ritterman
3 Madeline Reeder
4 Philip Stevens
5 Andrew Evans
6 Martin Mansley (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Feniton, Devon
St Andrew
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 in 47m (9 cwt)
1260 Doubles (4m/V)
Stedman, April Day, Grandsire, Plain Bob
1 Maureen Davey
2 Lisa Clarke
3 Kathy Matthews (C)
4 Anne Bailey
5 Delie Perry
6 Janet Ritterman
Birthday compliment to Delie.
Most methods - 2; First as cover - 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 14 May 2015 in 2h 51 (15–0–4 in F)
5088 Misbourne Delight Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 7056)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Alison C Waterson
3 James Kirkcaldy
4 John Hill
5 Roger King
6 Pauline Champion
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Rung during the 45th East Devon Arts Festival.
Also in memory of Paul Williamson
Ringing World page reference: 5436.0674

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Sunday, 17 May 2015 in 45m (11 cwt)
1280 Rutland Surprise Major
1 Fiona Rock-Evans
2 Hilary Beresford
3 Mo Hawkins
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Lynne Hughes
6 Derek Hawkins
7 Nigel Birt
8 Donald Carter (C)
For evensong, and for Mo's birthday which was on 15th May.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 21 May 2015 in 3h 2 (15–0–4 in F)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by J Clatworthy
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Timothy M Bayton
4 Jill M Hansford
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Richard H Johnston
7 Michael C Hansford
8 John A Foster
9 David Hird
10 Ian V J Smith (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5432.0577

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Westpoint Showground
Friday, 22 May 2015 in 28m (8 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Margaret Chapman
3–4 Ian Campbell
5–6 Lynne Hughes (C)
By the ringers' stand at the Devon County Show

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sidmouth, Devon
St Nicholas and St Giles
Sunday, 24 May 2015 in 41m (18 cwt)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
Plain Bob Doubles
1 Ed Morris*
2 Anne Bailey
3 Jeff Bailey (C)
4 Graham Baker
5 Andrew Harris
6 John Mason
*1st on treble
For Pentecost
To congratulate Nikki Sibley and James Harris on their engagement

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Okehampton, Devon
All Saints
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 in 3h 2 (17)
5024 Morning Dew Surprise Major
Composed by P M Mason (No 90)
1 Lester J Yeo
2 Hilary A Beresford
3 P Wendy Campbell
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 Peter L Bill
6 Barrie Hendry
7 James Kirkcaldy
8 John R Martin (C)
1,100th peal - 5.
Rung in memory of David Trist on the day of his funeral.
Ringing World page reference: 5434.0626

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Feniton, Devon
St Andrew
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 in 47m (9 cwt)
1260 Doubles (3 M/V)
1 Lisa Clarke
2 Maureen Davey
3 Janet Ritterman
4 Kathy Matthews
5 Delie Perry (C)
6 Anne Bailey
1st multi methods inside - 3
Most methods as conductor
Wedding anniversary compliment to Lisa and Laurence Clarke

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 28 May 2015 in 2h 58 (15–0–4 in F)
5024 New Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Alison C Waterson
6 Ian W Avery
7 Ian V J Smith (C)
8 John A Foster
Ringing World page reference: 5433.0599

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Stokeinteignhead, Devon
St Andrew
Thursday, 28 May 2015 in 46m (10)
1292 Minor (3 Methods)
572 Plain Bob, Little Bob; 720 Cambridge Surprise
1 John R Martin (C)
2 Janet E Ritterman
3 Fiona L Rock-Evans
4 Robert Sanders
5 Martin G Mansley
6 Philip Stevens

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John Evangelist
Friday, 29 May 2015 in 3h 13 (17)
5042 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Composed by O Austin
1 Peter L Bill
2 Lester J Yeo
3 Richard H Johnston
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Lynne P Hughes
6 Michael H Thompsett
7 Raymond Haines
8 Roger King
9 Timothy M Bayton
10 Robert D S Brown
11 Ian V J Smith
12 David Hird (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5433.0599

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ilfracombe, Devon
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 31 May 2015 in 45m (12–0–20 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by /Arr Michael Rose
1 Val Hicks
2 Christine Harris
3 Donald Lawson
4 Bruce Hicks
5 Michael Rose
6 Andrew Vincent
7 David Willis (C)
8 Michael Squire
Rung by the St Brannock's Society for Trinity Sunday, and a birthday compliment to Rev Robert Harris. Welcome return of Don Lawson to quarter peal ringing.
50th as conductor for the society.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Buckfast, Devon
Abbey Church of St Mary
Monday, 1 June 2015 in 60m (41–1–3 in C)
1259 Grandsire Caters
1 Peter Bill
2 Ann Smith
3 Wendy Campbell
4 Philip Stevens
5 Martin Mansley
6 Don Roberts
7 Ian Smith (C)
8 Ian Campbell
9 David Hird
10 James Kirkcaldy
Rung prior to midday Mass.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 4 June 2015 in 2h 37 (5–0–27)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(Norwich, Newcastle, Cunecastre, Durham, Northumberland, Berwick, Rossendale, Norfolk, Stamford, Kelso, Ipswich, Lincoln, Chester, Wearmouth, Carlisle, Alnwick, Wooler, Whitley, Hull, Bamborough, Surfleet, Warkworth, Canterbury, Coldstream, Cambridge, Wells, Netherseale, Beverley, Munden, Lightfoot, Sandiacre, Annable's London, Hexham, Allendale, Bourne, London, Westminster, Morpeth, Primrose, Bacup, York )
Composed by J S Warboys (SUO718)
1 John A Foster
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill Hansford
4 Timothy M Bayton
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5434.0626

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 4 June 2015 in 2h 56 (15–0–4 in F)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by J Clatworthy
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Alison C Waterson
4 Jill M Hansford
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 John Hill
7 Ian W Avery
8 Pauline Champion
9 Ian V J Smith
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5434.0626

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 6 June 2015 in 2h 47 (10–0–19)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Michael H Tompsett
3 Susan D Sparling
4 John R Martin
5 Alison C Waterson
6 David J Garton
7 Reginald T McKenzie
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5434.0626

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Monday, 8 June 2015 in 2h 31 (5–0–27)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (21m)
( Warkworth, Carlisle, London, Berwick, Morpeth, Bacup, Cunecastre, Primrose, Westminster, York, Lightfoot, Whitley, Cambridge, Chester, Northumberland, Hexham, Norfolk, Allendale, Netherseale, Ipswich, Munden; 41 com; atw)
Composed by P G C Ellis
1 Martin G Mansley
2 Pauline Champion
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Richard H Johnston
5 David Hird
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5434.0626

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 9 June 2015 in 1h 46 (10lb)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(Carlisle, Wooler, Whitley, Newcastle, Chester, Northumberland, Morpeth, Sandiacre, Canterbury, Munden, Alnwick, London, Kelso, Lincoln, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Wells, Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge, York, Durham, Hull, Primrose, Norfolk, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham, Surfleet, Norwich, Netherseale, Westminster, Allendale, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Lightfoot, Bamborough, Annable's London, Rossendale, Stamford, Bacup)
Composed by J S Warboys (SUO309;SUO403)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Pauline Champion
3 Robert D S Brown
4 Lynne P Hughes
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
1500th Peal: 1
Ringing World page reference: 5435.0651

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Stoke Damerel, Devon
St Andrew
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 in 42m (4–2–12 in D)
1260 Grandsire and Plain Bob Doubles
1 Billy E Moore
2 John F Steere
3 Robyn D F Owen
4 Mark F Williams
5 John C Mitchelmore (C)
6 Katy E E Owen
First on a changing bell(1). In memoriam Kathleen Browning 11/12/1919 - 28/3/2015, stalwart of Stoke Damerel all her life.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 11 June 2015 in 2h 55 (15–0–4 in F)
5040 Cruach Ardrain Surprise Royal
Composed by M E C Mears
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Timothy M Bayton
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Ian W Avery
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 Michael C Hansford
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Ian R Fielding
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
400th Peal: 6.
First peal in the method:
x30x14x50x16x1270x18x14x30x123456x90. le 12(b)
Ringing World page reference: 5435.0651

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Inwardleigh, Devon
St Petroc
Friday, 12 June 2015 in 2h 30 (6–3–4 in A)
5040 Surprise Minor (15m)
15m: 1. Cunecastre, London, Wells 2 & 3 Beverley, Berwick, Bourne, Cambridge, Durham, Hexham, Hull, Ipswich, Norfolk, Primrose, Surfleet, York 4 Cambridge, Beverley, Surfleet 5 Cambridge, Beverley, Surfleet 6 Cambridge 7 Cambridge
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Rebecca J Harrison
4 Richard Harrison
5 Pauline Champion
6 Thomas J Waterson (C)
15th Birthday compliments to Becca Harrison.
First on 6: 3
Most methods: 3 & as C
Most Minor: 4
Ringing World page reference: 5439.0746

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadclyst, Devon
St John the Baptist
Friday, 12 June 2015 in 3h 8 (20–0–25 in E♭)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (6990)
1 Hilary A Beresford
2 James Kirkcaldy (C)
3 Pauline Champion
4 Graham P Tucker
5 Susan D Sparling
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Michael E C Mears
8 David Hird
Rung to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta.
Ringing World page reference: 5438.0723

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Newton St Cyres, Devon
St Cyr and St Julitta
Saturday, 13 June 2015 in 2h 50 (13)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (10 Methods)
672 each Claybrooke, London, Northampton, Richmond; 448 each Chesterfield, Huddersfield, Newcastle, Pudsey, Whalley; 224 Newlyn; 132 com; atw.
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Pauline Champion
4 Timothy M Bayton
5 Ian V J Smith
6 John R Martin (C)
7 Thomas J Waterson
8 Michael E C Mears
1/2.
Ringing World page reference: 5437.0697

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Sunday, 14 June 2015 in 28m
800 Grandsire Doubles
1 x 80, 6 x 120
1 Trevor Hitchcock
2 Kathie Matthews
3 Lisa Clarke (C)
4 Bob Broom
5 Paddy Priscott
6 Richard Howe
Rung to mark the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exmouth, Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 14 June 2015 in 49m (17)
1311 Stedman Cinques
1 John R Martin (C)
2 Susan M Sawyer
3 Clare J Griffiths
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Lester J Yeo
6 Rachel M J Taylor
7 A Stephen Taylor
8 Roger King
9 James Kirkcaldy
10 Andrew P Digby
11 Pauline Champion
12 Richard H Johnston
Rung for Evensong and to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta.
First Stedman Cinques as Conductor.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory the Great
Sunday, 14 June 2015 in 42m (12)
1260 Minor (2 Methods)
720 Cambridge Surprise; 540 Plain Bob
1 Cath J Chappell
2 Fiona L Rock-Evans
3 Lynne P Hughes
4 Phil Hughes
5 John R Martin (C)
6 Martin Dodd
First Treble Bob - 1.
Rung for Evensong and to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
East Budleigh, Devon
All Saints
Monday, 15 June 2015 in 2h 52 (10)
5100 Rowlands Gill Alliance Major
Composed by M Maughan
1 Charlotte A Boyce
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Michael E C Mears
5 Fergus M S Stracey
6 David Hird
7 John R Martin (C)
8 John A Foster
Rung as a compliment to Guild Vice President Don Roberts on being awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen's birthday honours list.
Ringing World page reference: 5438.0721

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Monday, 15 June 2015 in 24m (10lb)
1320 Rhyl Surprise Minor
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Ian Avery
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Graham Tucker
5 Nigel Birt
6 Paul Pascoe (C)
Congratulating Don Roberts on receiving the British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Monday, 15 June 2015 in 25m (10lb)
1320 Ecclesfield Treble Bob Minor
1 Ian Avery
2 Graham Tucker
3 Nigel Birt
4 Lynne Hughes
5 Sue Sawyer
6 Paul Pascoe (C)
Rung to celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bovey Tracey, Devon
Wobbly Bobs Campanile
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 in 1h 56 (10 lbs)
5120 Oakie Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Ian W Avery
2 Charlotte A Boyce
3 James Kirkcaldy
4 Peter L Bill
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 David Hird
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Lester J Yeo
First Peal in the Method
Oakie Surprise Major
x3x4x25x6x2x23x34.2.3 le 2 [f] fch BCD
Birthday Compliment to Clare Griffiths
Ringing World page reference: 5438.0721

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 in 48m (8–0–27 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
Plain Bob Doubles
1 Pat Hatchett
2 Ann Barrow
3 Sheila Scofield
4 Brian Samuels
5 Michael Hatchett (C)
6 Mandy Burnett
First Quarter Peal for Mandy Burnett (6)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Cotleigh, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 in 43m (7½ in B♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Janet Ritterman
2 Maureen Davey
3 Lisa Clarke (C)
4 Anne Bailey
5 Kathie Matthews
6 Delie Perry

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Thursday, 18 June 2015 in 3h 18 (17–1–10 in E♭)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by D F Morrison (No 41)
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Ian W Avery
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Peter L Bill
5 Jill M Hansford
6 Pauline Champion
7 James Kirkcaldy
8 Timothy M Bayton
9 Ian V J Smith
10 John A Foster
11 Michael E C Mears (C)
12 David Hird
Remembering Frank Mack who died on 1st June 2000.
Ringing World page reference: 5436.0673

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sidbury, Devon
SS Peter and Giles
Friday, 19 June 2015 in 47m (16–1–23 in E)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Kathie Matthews
2 Jeff Bailey
3 Sue Carter
4 Lin Horrocks
5 Anne Bailey
6 Delie Perry
7 David Barrance
8 John Horrocks (C)
First in the method, 4 and 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Friday, 19 June 2015 in 2h 53 (12)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by P J Sheppard
1 Lesley A Tucker
2 Ian L C Campbell
3 Peter L Bill
4 P Wendy Campbell
5 Susan D Sparling
6 Pauline Champion
7 Graham P Tucker
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Michael E C Mears
10 David Hird (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5436.0673

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Highweek, Devon
All saints
Saturday, 20 June 2015 in 2h 39 (11–1–11)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(672 London, Rutland; 640 Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative; 608 Bristol; 576 Cambridge, Yorkshire; 129 changes of method; all the work)
Composed by N R Aspland
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Timothy M Bayton
4 Michael H Tompsett
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Michael C Hansford
7 Robert D S Brown
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
For the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.
Ringing World page reference: 5439.0748

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Wellington, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Monday, 22 June 2015 in 3h 6 (19–1–5 in E)
5056 Wellesley Delight Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 John Hill
2 Ruth Curtis
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Pauline Champion
5 Raymond Haines
6 Paul F Curtis
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
For the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.
First peal in the method:
x38x14x12x18x12x1458x34.12.58. le12(d)
Method named after Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), 1st Duke of Wellington.
Ringing World page reference: 5439.0748

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 in 3h 2 (15–0–4 in F)
5148 Chester Alliance Royal
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Lynne P Hughes
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Peter L Bill
4 Pauline Champion
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Graham P Tucker
7 Roger King
8 Robert D S Brown
9 David Hird
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
With best wishes to Margaret Chapman, celebrating her 80th birthday today. Also remembering Chester Cat-Chapman.
Ringing World page reference: 5437.0697

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 25 June 2015 in 2h 48 (10–0–19 in G♯)
5090 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton & R D S Brown
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Alison C Waterson
3 Roger King
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Pauline Champion
6 Ian W Avery
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5437.0697

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Lyme Regis, Dorset
St Michael Archangel
Saturday, 27 June 2015 in 43m (10–3–18 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Maureen Davey
2 Trevor Hitchcock
3 Lin Horrocks
4 Phil Clarke
5 John Horrocks (C)
6 Delie Perry

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Plympton St Maurice, Devon
St Maurice
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 in 2h 57 (16–0–2 in F)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(672 London, Rutland; 640 Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative; 608 Bristol; 576 Cambridge, Yorkshire; 129 changes of method; all the work)
Composed by N R Aspland
1 Ian V J Smith
2 Ann Smith
3 Susan D Sparling
4 P Wendy Campbell
5 Michael H Tompsett
6 Graham P Tucker
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
On the 50th anniversary of Wendy first learning to handle a bell. Also 60th birthday compliment to Alan Sinden.
Ringing World page reference: 5438.0721

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 in 1h 43 (10 lb)
5040 Edith Weston Surprise Minor
1 Philip Stevens
2 Peter L Bill
3 John A Foster
4 Ian W Avery
5 Nigel G Birt
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5438.0721

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Hardington Mandeville, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 4 July 2015 in 2h 38 (8–0–4 in A♭)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(672 London, Rutland; 640 Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative; 608 Bristol; 576 Cambridge, Yorkshire; 129 changes of method; all the work)
Composed by N R Aspland
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Ian V J Smith
3 John R Martin
4 Pauline Champion
5 Adam A Brady
6 Richard Harrison
7 Thomas J Waterson
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5438.0721

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Sunday, 5 July 2015 in 2h 57 (15–0–4 in F)
5080 Bristol Surprise Royal
Composed by I R Fielding
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Jennifer R Sparling
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Pauline Champion
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 Adam A Brady
8 John R Martin
9 Michael E C Mears (C)
10 Thomas J Waterson
35th wedding anniversary compliment to Mike and Mary Mears
Ringing World page reference: 5438.0721

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Cathedral
Sunday, 5 July 2015 in 54m (28)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal
1 Susan M Sawyer
2 Andrew P Digby
3 Clare J Griffiths
4 Hannah R Martin
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Robert Cater
7 James Kirkcaldy
8 Oliver Coldrick
9 John R Martin (C)
10 David Hird
For Choral Eucharist; also to mark the retirement of Andrew Millington, Director of Music at the Cathedral.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Petrock
Monday, 6 July 2015 in 41m (5–0–0 in B)
1272 Bacup Surprise Minor
1 Wendy Campbell
2 Graham Tucker
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Richard Johnston
5 Ian Campbell
6 James Kirkcaldy (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 9 July 2015 in 2h 55 (15–0–4 in F)
5040 Beinn Alligin Surprise Royal
Composed by D F Morrison (No 1467)
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Pauline Champion
3 Timothy M Bayton
4 Ian V J Smith
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 John Hill
7 Roger King
8 John A Foster
9 Michael E C Mears (C)
10 John R Martin
To congratulate Hannah Martin on obtaining her BSc in Maths and Music.
First peal in the method:
x30x14x50x16x70x1238x12x30.78.16.78.90. le12(b)
Ringing World page reference: 5439.0746

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 9 July 2015 in 45m (10–0–19 in G♯)
1280 Havant Surprise Major
1 Hilary Beresford
2 Maureen Hawkins
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Sue Sturdy
5 Janet Coles
6 Derek Hawkins
7 Robert Franklin
8 Neil Deem (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Saturday, 11 July 2015 in 2h 58 (15–0–4 in F)
5120 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Brian V Mountjoy
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Alison C Waterson
5 Michael C Hansford
6 Peter L Bill
7 James Kirkcaldy
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
In memory of W Henry Trewin
Ringing World page reference: 5439.0746

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Shobrooke, Devon
St Swithin
Saturday, 11 July 2015 in 2h 42 (12–2–10 in F)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (21m)
( (1) London, Wells (2) Chetser, Carlisle, Munden (3) Westminster, Allendale (4, 5) Annable's London, Norwich (6) Beverley, Berwick, Surfleet, Durham, York, Hexham (7) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne)
1 Alison C Waterson
2 James Kirkcaldy
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Michael C Hansford
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Most methods: 2.
Ringing World page reference: 5439.0746

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Monday, 13 July 2015 in 2h 29 (5–0–27)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (32m)
( (1) Coldstream, Lincoln (2) Chester, Alnwick, Newcastle, Munden (3) Wooler, Sandiacre (4-7) Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge, York, Durham, Hull, Primrose, Norfolk, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham, Surfleet, Norwich, Netherseale, Westminster, Allendale, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Lightfoot, Bamborough, Annable's London, Rossendale, Stamford, Bacup)
Composed by (4-7) J S Warboys (SUO 403)
1 Martin G Mansley
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Richard H Johnston
5 David Hird
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Most methods: 4.
Ringing World page reference: 5439.0746

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Hartland, Devon
St Nectan
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 in 45m (17–2–8 in E)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Val Hicks
2 Bruce Hicks
3 Michael Squire
4 Jenny Sparling
5 David Willis (C)
6 John Ross
Rung by the St Brannock's Society in support of the village annual music festival.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clyst St George, Devon
St George
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 in 42m (10–2–21)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 John Langbeer
2 Roger King
3 Sue Sturdy
4 Tony Williams
5 David Wills (C)
6 Robert Franklin
In memoriam Gerry Bray (1927 - 2015), former ringer at this tower.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 in 1h 41 (10 lb)
5040 Treble Dodging Minor (7m)
(Primrose S, London S, Alnwick S, Donottar D, Durham S, York S, Surfleet S)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 P Wendy Campbell
4 Pauline Champion
5 David Hird
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
With best wishes to John Pladdys for his 70th birthday on 21st July.
Ringing World page reference: 5440.0770

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Topsham, Devon
St Margaret
Thursday, 16 July 2015 in 40m
1260 Doubles (5 Methods)
St Martins, St Simons, Plain Bob, Reverse Canterbury, Grandsire
1 Harry Fowler
2 Maureen Hawkins
3 Janet Coles
4 Matthew Pym
5 Neil Deem (C)
6 Derek Hawkins
1st quarter peal - 1.
Rung in celebration of Roy Berry's 62 years as tower captain. Also to mark the church's Patronal Festival this week.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 16 July 2015 in 2h 53 (15–0–4)
5003 Grandsire Caters
Composed by R M Kilby (No 16)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Ian W Avery
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Alison C Waterson
7 Nigel G Birt
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Michael E C Mears (C)
10 John A Foster
Pauline's birthday treat
Ringing World page reference: 5440.0770

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Luppitt, Devon
St Mary
Monday, 20 July 2015 in 2h 49 (11)
5056 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No 6899)
1 Charlotte A Boyce
2 Hannah R Martin
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Pauline Champion
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Peter G Brown
7 John R Martin (C)
8 David Hird
First in method - 2.
Ringing World page reference: 5443.0844

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 in 2h 45 (10–0–19)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Michael Hatchett
3 Jane D Bull
4 Hilary A Beresford
5 Hilda C Ridley
6 Richard H Johnston
7 John R Ridley
8 Donald B Carter (C)
50th peal this year - 3, 8
25th together - 5 & 8
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0891

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bovey Tracey, Devon
Wobbly Bobs Campanile
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 in 1h 52 (10 lbs)
5000 Yeo Yeo Alliance Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Ian W Avery
2 Peter L Bill
3 P Wendy Campbell
4 James Kirkcaldy
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 John A Foster
7 David Hird
8 Robert D S Brown (C)
Rung as an early 60th Birthday Compliment to Lester Yeo
First Peal in the method
Yeo Yeo Alliance Major
x3x4x5x6x234x34x3x4.56x56.7 le 2 [b] fch BDEac
Ringing World page reference: 5441.0793

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 23 July 2015 in 3h 3 (15–0–4 in F)
5148 Netherexe A Royal
Composed by "BYROC"
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Pauline Champion
3 Peter L Bill
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Alison C Waterson
6 Michael C Hansford
7 John Hill
8 James Kirkcaldy
9 Ian V J Smith (C)
10 David Hird
First peal in the method.
x30x14x1250x36x1470x58x16x70x18x56x90 LE12 B
Ringing World page reference: 5441.0793

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 23 July 2015 in 42m (8–0–27 in A♭)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Mervyn C Way
3 Richard W Ellis
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Jeffrey Knipe
7 Richard H Johnston
8 Robert D S Brown (C)
Rung in memory of Barbera Wiffin of Huntsham whose funeral is today at Bampton.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
St Budeaux, Devon
St Budeaux
Sunday, 26 July 2015 in 3h 5 (12–0–25 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (7m/V)
1-6 Reverse Canterbury, 7-12 Southrepps, 13-18 Cliffords Pleasure, 19-24 Plain Bob, 25-30 Kennington, 31-36 April Day, 37-42 Grandsire
1 Clare L Stagg
2 Josephine A K Maddick
3 John F Steere
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
6 Billy E Moore
1st Peal - 6, 1st inside - 2
In Memory of Anne Moore, mother of Tenor ringer on what would have her 81st birthday
Ringing World page reference: 5441.0793

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Shobrooke, Devon
St Swithin
Sunday, 26 July 2015 in 48m (12–2–10)
1300 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Brian Dowle
2 Lynette Costello (C)
3 Sheila Scofield
4 Nellie Croft
5 Richard Barker
6 Mark Heritage
To celebrate the Golden Wedding Anniversary this weekend of Sue and Robin Lavery, ringers at this church.
On St Anne's day.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Friday, 31 July 2015 in 47m (16–3–11 in F)
1250 Urquhart Surprise Major
1 Ian Avery
2 Lesley Tucker
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Graham Tucker
5 Hilary Beresford
6 Donald Carter
7 Tim Bayton
8 Nigel Birt (C)
1st quarter on the bells since re-hanging.
1st in the method for all.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Cathedral
Sunday, 2 August 2015 in 53m (28)
1282 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
1 P Wendy Campbell
2 Peter L Bill
3 Clare J Griffiths
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Hannah R Martin
7 James Kirkcaldy
8 John R Martin (C)
9 Ian L C Campbell
10 David Hird
Rung for Choral Eucharist.
First in method - 6.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Michael and All Angels, Pinhoe
Friday, 7 August 2015 in 2h 44 (10)
5088 Cornwall Surprise Major
Composed by R E J Dennis
1 P Wendy Campbell
2 Raymond Haines
3 Ian L C Campbell
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Graham P Tucker
6 Susan D Sparling
7 Michael E C Mears
8 David Hird (C)
4500th peal - 7.
Ringing World page reference: 5443.0845

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Wilton, Somerset
St George
Saturday, 8 August 2015 in 2h 41 (8–1–18 in G)
5040 Bristol Surprise Royal
Composed by P W J Sheppard
1 Lester J Yeo
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Jennifer R Sparling
4 Timothy M Bayton
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Ian V J Smith
7 John R Martin (C)
8 James Kirkcaldy
9 Timothy M Payne
10 Michael E C Mears
First in method - 5.
Rung to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Charlotte's first quarter peal (rung in this tower).
Also as a belated 60th birthday compliment to Lester.
Ringing World page reference: 5446.0913

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Monday, 10 August 2015 (5–0–27)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(Carlisle, Wooler, Whitley, Newcastle, Chester, Northumberland, Morpeth, Sandiacre, Canterbury, Munden, Alnwick, London, Kelso, Lincoln, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Wells, Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge, York, Durham, Hull, Primrose, Norfolk, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham, Surfleet, Norwich, Netherseale, Westminster, Allendale, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Lightfoot, Bamborough, Annable's London, Rossendale, Stamford, Bacup)
Composed by J S Warboys (SUO309;SUO403)
1 Martin G Mansley
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Richard H Johnston
5 David Hird
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
First 41 S Minor: 4.
Ringing World page reference: 5443.0844

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 in 1h 38 (10 lb)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(Carlisle, Wooler, Whitley, Newcastle, Chester, Northumberland, Morpeth, Sandiacre, Canterbury, Munden, Alnwick, London, Kelso, Lincoln, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Wells, Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge, York, Durham, Hull, Primrose, Norfolk, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham, Surfleet, Norwich, Netherseale, Westminster, Allendale, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Lightfoot, Bamborough, Annable's London, Rossendale, Stamford, Bacup)
Composed by J S Warboys (SUO 309;SUO 403)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Robert D S Brown
4 Pauline Champion
5 David Hird
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5444.0865

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Pinhoe, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 13 August 2015 in 43m (10–0–19 in G♯)
1320 Beverley Surprise Minor
1 Maureen Hawkins
2 Sue Sturdy
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Janet Coles
5 Robert Franklin
6 Neil Deem (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Thursday, 13 August 2015 in 2h 55 (16–3–11)
5024 Zelah Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Ian W Avery
4 James Kirkcaldy
5 Nigel G Birt
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
First peal on the bells since refurbishment.
Ringing World page reference: 5444.0865

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Doddiscombsleigh, Devon
St Michael
Thursday, 13 August 2015 in 2h 35 (10–2–14)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
One extent each :- Ipswich, Bourne, York, Durham, Beverley, Surfleet, Cambridge
1 Lynette M Costello
2 Hilary A Beresford
3 Sarah E Chadburn
4 Lynne P Hughes
5 Susan D Sparling
6 Donald B Carter (C)
First peal - 1
Rung to congratulate Jasper Hughes on his A level results (3 A* and 1 A)
Ringing World page reference: 5444.0865

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ottery St Mary, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 15 August 2015 in 3h 12 (18–2–14 in E)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Raymond Haines
3 Charlotte A Boyce
4 James Kirkcaldy
5 John R Martin
6 Pauline Champion
7 Ian V J Smith (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
To mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0892

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
East Budleigh, Devon
All saints
Saturday, 15 August 2015 in 2h 43 (10–0–16)
5024 Lessness Surprise Major
Composed by B D Constant
1 Pauline Champion
2 Lester J Yeo
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Peter L Bill
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Fergus M S Stracey
7 John A Foster
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
600th peal for the Guild: 7
Ringing World page reference: 5444.0865

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Plymouth, Devon
Emmanuel
Sunday, 16 August 2015 in 42m
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Trevor A Smith
2 Natalya M Davie
3 Benjamin T G Smith
4 Josephine A K Maddick (C)
5 Christopher H Wardle
6 Alena J Wardle
First inside: 2
First as C: 4
For Evensong and to mark the 70th Anniversary of VJ Day.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Sunday, 16 August 2015 in 42m (11 cwt)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Nicola Twibill
2 Janet Ritterman
3 Mo Hawkins
4 Sophie Hughes
5 Lynne Hughes (C)
6 Derek Hawkins
Arranged to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day on 15th August. The grandfather of 4 (Tom Hughes, merchant navy) was on the last ship out of Singapore before the Japanese invasion.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Silverton, Devon
St Mary
Monday, 17 August 2015 in 2h 51 (16–0–11 in F)
5056 Cornwall Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison(No701)
1 Lesley A Knipe
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Ian L C Campbell
4 Jeffrey Knipe
5 Robert D S Brown
6 David Hird
7 Michael E C Mears (C)
8 John A Foster
1700th peal: 4.
Ringing World page reference: 5444.0865

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadclyst, Devon
St John the Baptist
Monday, 17 August 2015 in 3h 2 (20–0–25 )
5120 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by A.J. Cox
1 Susan D Sparling
2 Peter L Bill
3 David Hird
4 Robert D S Brown
5 John A Foster
6 Reginald T McKenzie
7 Pauline Champion (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
Birthday compliments to Reg.
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0889

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Highweek, Devon
All Saints
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 in 2h 52 (11)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by T Hooley
1 Ian V J Smith
2 Lesley A Knipe
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Richard A M Newman
5 Pauline Champion
6 Peter L Bill
7 Michael E C Mears
8 David Hird (C)
100th for the Guild - 3.
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0889

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Buckland Monachorum, Devon
St Andrew
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 in 2h 56 (15–3–5 in E)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by T B Worsley
1 Ian L C Campbell
2 Pauline Champion
3 David Hird
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 John A Foster
6 Jeffrey Knipe
7 Ian V J Smith (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0889

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ilfracombe, Devon
Holy Trinity
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 in 2h 51 (12–0–20 )
5184 Turramurra Surprise Major
Composed by R.D.S. Brown
1 James Kirkcaldy
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Michael E C Mears
6 John A Foster
7 Jeffrey Knipe
8 Pauline Champion (C)
Rung for the 70th anniversary of VJ Day.
2600th peal: 8
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0892

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Hatherleigh, Devon
St John Bapt
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 in 2h 55 (14)
5024 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by P J Flavell
1 Jeffrey Knipe
2 Lesley A Knipe
3 Pauline Champion
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Richard A M Newman
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Michael E C Mears
8 David Hird (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0889

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John Evan
Thursday, 20 August 2015 in 2h 58 (8–3–13)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (N0 62)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Raymond Haines
3 Susan D Sparling
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 Ian V J Smith
6 John A Foster
7 Pauline Champion
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0889

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 20 August 2015 in 2h 58 (15–0–4 in F)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by J S Warboys
1 Alison C Waterson
2 Pauline Champion
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Ian V J Smith
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 John Hill
7 Ian W Avery
8 John A Foster
9 Thomas J Waterson
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
In memory of Terry Hampton
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0889

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tolland, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Friday, 21 August 2015 in 2h 32 (2)
5152 Somerset Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Robert D S Brown
2 Charlotte A Boyce
3 Lester J Yeo
4 P Wendy Campbell
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Ian L C Campbell
7 John R Martin (C)
8 John A Foster
Ringing World page reference: 5447.0937

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Highbridge, Somerset
St John the Evangelist
Friday, 21 August 2015 in 2h 23 (2–3–17 in F)
5056 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by I V J Smith
1 Lester J Yeo
2 John R Martin
3 P Wendy Campbell
4 Ian L C Campbell
5 Robert D S Brown
6 Richard A M Newman
7 John A Foster
8 Ian V J Smith (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0889

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Topsham, Devon
St Margaret
Saturday, 22 August 2015 in 2h 40 (10–0–23)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(Carlisle, Wooler, Whitley, Newcastle, Chester, Northumberland, Morpeth, Sandiacre, Canterbury, Munden, Alnwick, London, Kelso, Lincoln, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Wells, Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge, York, Durham, Hull, Primrose, Norfolk, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham, Surfleet, Norwich, Netherseale, Westminster, Allendale, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Lightfoot, Bamborough, Annable's London, Rossendale, Stamford, Bacup)
Composed by J S Warboys (SUO 309; SUO 403)
1 John A Foster
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Pauline Champion
5 Robert D S Brown
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5445.0889

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
St Mary
Saturday, 22 August 2015 in 47m (16–3–0)
1280 Xenomania Surprise Major
1 Graham Tucker
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Lesley Tucker
4 Wendy Campbell
5 Charlotte Boyce
6 Neil Williams
7 Ian Campbell
8 Tim Bayton (C)
1st in method for all

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
St Paul
Saturday, 22 August 2015 in 45m (11–0–8)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Graham Tucker
3 Lesley Tucker
4 Wendy Campbell
5 Neil Williams
6 Charlotte Boyce
7 Tim Bayton
8 Ian Campbell (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Chippenham, Wiltshire
St Paul
Saturday, 22 August 2015 in 47m (13–2–20)
1250 Virginstow Surprise Major
1 Tim Bayton
2 Lesley Tucker
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Wendy Campbell
5 Ian Campbell
6 Neil Williams
7 Charlotte Boyce
8 Graham Tucker (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Chippenham, Wiltshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 22 August 2015 in 45m (18–1–5)
1280 Yedingham Surprise Major
1 Neil Williams
2 Charlotte Boyce
3 Lesley Tucker
4 Wendy Campbell
5 Sue Sawyer
6 Graham Tucker
7 Ian Campbell
8 Tim Bayton (C)
1st in method for all.
Completes 9th S Major alphabet for quarters 5.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bath, Somerset
Christ Church
Saturday, 22 August 2015 in 44m (13–0–4)
1250 Zyzzyva Surprise Major
1 Lesley Tucker
2 Tim Bayton
3 Charlotte Boyce
4 Wendy Campbell
5 Sue Sawyer
6 Graham Tucker
7 Ian Campbell
8 Neil Williams (C)
1st in method for all.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dawlish, Devon
St Gregory
Sunday, 23 August 2015 in 46m (11–2–21 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Mo Hawkins
2 Janet Ritterman
3 Lynne Hughes (C)
4 Sophie Hughes
5 Phil Hughes
Specially arranged to mark the 100th anniversary, (24th August), of Stanley Crook in the First World War: a ringer at this tower.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Monday, 24 August 2015 in 28m (10lbs)
1320 David Hird's Wallet Surprise Minor
1 Ian Avery
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Lynne Hughes
4 Nigel Birt
5 Charlotte Boyce
6 Michael Mears (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Monday, 24 August 2015 in 28m (10lbs)
1320 Churchdown Surprise Minor
1 Sue Sawyer
2 Lynne Hughes
3 Charlotte Boyce
4 Michael Mears
5 Ian Avery
6 Nigel Birt (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bovey Tracey, Devon
Wobbly Bobs Campanile
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 in 1h 52 (10 lb 7 oz)
5088 Winchester Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 Ian W Avery
3 Robert D S Brown
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Lester J Yeo
7 Peter L Bill
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Birthday compliment to Ian Fielding
Ringing World page reference: 5446.0913

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury
Thursday, 27 August 2015 in 2h 54 (15–0–4 in F)
5040 Sparkling Surprise Royal
Composed by D F Morrison (No 1467)
1 Mervyn C Way
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Jennifer R Sparling
4 Pauline Champion
5 Ian W Avery
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 Ian V J Smith
8 John A Foster
9 Thomas J Waterson
10 Michael E C Mears (C)
With best wishes to Jenny Spar(k)ling, celebrating her 40th birthday on Saturday 29th August.
First peal in the method:
x30x14x50x16x70x1238x12x30x16.78.90. le12(b)
Ringing World page reference: 5446.0913

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Tuesday, 1 September 2015 in 2h 54 (13)
5088 Turramurra Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Ian W Avery
2 Charlotte A Boyce
3 Timothy M Bayton
4 Timothy M Payne
5 Philip Stevens
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 John R Martin (C)
8 John A Foster
Ringing World page reference: 5448.0961

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Cotleigh, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday, 1 September 2015 in 47m (7½ in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Trevor Hitchcock
2 Lisa Clarke (C)
3 Maureen Davey
4 Delie Perry
5 Anne Bailey
6 Ruth Hitchcock
First QP: 6. Rung to celebrate the Golden Wedding Anniversary of 1 & 6 on 30th September, also birthday compliments to 6 (2nd) and 3 (3rd).

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ideford, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 2 September 2015 in 2h 28 (7–3–9 in B♭)
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 Michael H Tompsett
2 Brian V Mountjoy
3 Michael J Wigney
4 Susan D Sparling
5 Robert D S Brown
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5447.0937

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clyst St George, Devon
St George
Saturday, 5 September 2015 in 2h 33 (10–2–21 in A♭)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (16m)
(1) London, Wells (2) York, Durham (3, 4) Annable's London, Norwich (5) Surfleet, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham (6) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne (7) Beverley, Berwick, Surfleet, Durham, York, Hexham)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Susan D Sparling
3 Susan E Marsden
4 Nicholas A Elks
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
With best wishes to Anne Willmington for her 80th birthday.
Ringing World page reference: 5447.0937