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Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hemington, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Wednesday, 12 January 1966 in 2h 55 (16–2–27 in F)
5040 Doubles (4m)
In four methods/variations, being 10 extents each of Reverse Canterbury Plain Bob and April Day, and 12 extents Grandsire.
1 Jennifer M Durston (C)
2 Sandra Weaver
3 Robert J Hawkins
4 Ronald E Weaver
5 Alan F Lee
6 Revd A E Durston
First peal in more than one method (1,2,3,4).
First away from cover bell (4).
First peal (6).
Rung as a Golden Wedding compliment to Mr and Mrs. W. T. Woodward, grandparents of the conductor and parents-in-law of the Tenor ringer.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Norton St Philip, Somerset
St Philip and St James
Wednesday, 19 January 1966 (8–2–10 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 K Angell
2 Alan F Lee
3 Julian E Newman (C)
4 Harry E Applegate
5 R F Phelps
6 C B Applegate
A farewell to Rev. and Mrs. N. O. W. Johnson.
First quarter (6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corfe, Somerset
St Nicholas
Saturday, 22 January 1966 in 2h 21 (6–1–15 in B♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents.
1 Nigel J Maggs
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 Keith E Beale
4 Arthur H Reed
5 Leslie H Arscott
6 Raymond F Arscott (C)
First peal (2). Believed to be the fastest peal for the Association, and the first peal of Minor on the bells since augmentation to six.
Rung for Christian Unity Week.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 23 January 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Michael J Hawkins
2 Shirley A Cox
3 John H Thompson
4 Alan F Lee
5 Robin L Coles (C)
6 D F Jefferies
Rung for Evensong, which was a combined service with local Methodist and Baptist Churches.
First as Conductor, aged 15.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Norton St Philip, Somerset
St Philip and St James
Saturday, 29 January 1966 in 2h 45 (8–2–10 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (12m/v)
In 12 methods/variations: (I-4) Reverse Canterbury. (5-6) Wychbold, (7-8) Reverse Canterbury. (9-10) Clifford's Pleasure. (11-12) Reverse Canterbury. .(13-14) St. Colomb, (15-16) Reverse Canterbury, (17-18) Southrepos, (19-20) Reverse Canterbury. (21-241 Plain Bob. (25-26) Dedworth (27-28) Plain Bob. (29-30) April Dav. (31-32) Plain Bob, (33-34) Old. (35-36) Norfolk. (37-38) Kennington (39-40) Plain Bob, (41-42) Grandsire (240 Morris’).
1 Harry E Applegate
2 Sandra Weaver
3 Alan F Lee (C)
4 Jennifer M Durston
5 Julian E Newman
6 Robert J Hawkins
Most methods to a peal for all except (C).
Treble ringer’s first peal for 30 years.
Rung as a farewell to the Rev and Mrs. N. O. W. Johnson, who have moved to Shipham and Rowberrow, Somerset.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 29 January 1966 in 2h 41 (6–3–14 in A)
5040 Minor (5m)
In five methods, being one extent each of Double Oxford, Oxford Treble Bob and Kent Treble Bob. and two each of Cambridge Surprise and Plain Bob.
1 Trevor E Marks
2 Gilbert W Rendell
3 Derek S Beaufoy
4 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
5 William E Turner
6 Trevor A Cross (C)
First peal of Minor in five methods.
First of Minor in five methods as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wiveliscombe, Somerset
St Andrew
Tuesday, 1 February 1966 (16–2–18 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 V Gunter
2 Herbert V Young
3 F Eggleton
4 Henry Purchase
5 George Sparkes (C)
6 William J Nurcombe
7 Fred Casley
8 Archibald C Gale
For the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Elliot. Mr. Elliot is the lay reader and a great friend of all ringers.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Backwell, Somerset
St Andrew
Saturday, 5 February 1966 in 3h 9 (17–3–9 in E♭)
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Gillian M Hussey
2 Richard W Sweet
3 Andrew F Howard
4 Alan J Tubb
5 D John Hunt (C)
6 John C Slater
7 John Brain
8 Revd Roger O Fry
First peal in method (2,3,7).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wootton Courtenay, Somerset
All Saints
Saturday, 19 February 1966 in 2h 50 (10 in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being 42 extents (10 callings).
1 Jean Lee
2 Alan F Lee (C)
3 Julian E Newman
4 Tom Court
5 William Middleton
6 Reginald Court
First peal for 14 years (4 & 6).
A thanksgiving peal for the restoration of the church roof.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 19 February 1966 in 2h 59 (19–1–6 in E♭)
5040 Minor (7m)
In seven methods, being one extent each of Single Oxford, Double Oxford, St. Clement's, Oxford T.B., Kent T.B., Cambridge Surprise and Plain Bob.
1 Eric C Wadman
2 Ronald G Beck
3 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
4 Derek S Beaufoy
5 Brian C Stirland
6 Trevor A Cross (C)
First peal of Minor in seven methods (4 & 5) and as (C).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Saturday, 26 February 1966 (8–1–4 in A)
1260 Doubles (2m)
120 Cliffords Pleasure, 1140 Grandsire.
1 Frederick C Arscott
2 Keith E Beale
3 John Cornelius (C)
4 Leslie H Arscott
5 Raymond F Arscott
6 Charles Gratton
A birthday compliment to K. Beale.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Maiden Newton, Dorset
St Mary
Saturday, 26 February 1966 (10¼ in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Keith E Beale
3 John Cornelius
4 Robert Parker
5 Leslie H Arscott
6 Raymond F Arscott (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Pitney, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 5 March 1966 (8–2–2 in A)
1260 Doubles (2m/2v)
120 Cliffords Pleasure, 240 each Plain Bob, April Day, 660 Grandsire.
1 Charles Gratton
2 Keith E Beale
3 John Cornelius (C)
4 Robert Parker
5 Raymond F Arscott
A birthday compliment to Mrs. Jean Arscott.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 6 March 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (3m)
7 & 8 covering.
1 David J Barnett
2 Shirley A Cox
3 Alan F Lee (C)
4 Robin L Coles
5 John R Hobbs
7 Michael J Hawkins
8 John H Thompson
For the Priesting of the Rev. Edwin Jones.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
St Peter and St Paul
Tuesday, 8 March 1966 (20–3–5 in D)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 P A Hancock
2 Sheila Y Hallett
3 Brenda H Boyce
4 John Sheppard
5 Christopher R Jenkins
6 Jonathan G Rose
7 Richard C Taylor (C)
8 Richard F Bowditch
First on eight (1 & 8).
First Triples (3).
First Triples inside (4).
First Triples as (C).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bath, Somerset
All Saints, Weston
Monday, 14 March 1966 (12–0–21 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
768 covering.
1 N V Wilshire
2 Mrs E Pothecary
3 K C Brain
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 Thomas W Harris
6 S Dolan
7 G Pothecary
8 M G Messer
First quarter (6, 7 and 8).
Rung half-muffled in memoriam Richard J. Cousins.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ruishton, Somerset
St George
Wednesday, 16 March 1966 (8–0–10 in A)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Sylvia M Arscott
2 Miss Marian Beale
3 Adrian F Arscott
4 Brenda M Bindon
5 Keith E Beale
6 Raymond F Arscott (C)
Rung as a 75th birthday compliment to George Coles, of Taunton.
First quarter (1) 9 years, and (3) 12 years, who are daughter and son of the conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 19 March 1966 in 2h 48 (13–1–7 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (8m/v)
Eight methods/var.: (1-5) Dedworth, (6-10) Plain Bob, (11-14) Grandsire,(15-18) Kennington, (19-22) Old, (23-26) April Day, (27-30) Grandsire, (31-34) Fortune, (35-38) Rev. St. Bartholomew, (39-42) Grandsire.
1 John H Thompson
2 Alan F Lee (C)
3 Shirley A Cox
4 Robin L Coles
5 Ian P Cox
6 Michael J Hawkins
Most methods to a peal for all except (C).
25th peal on the bells (2).
Rung by the local band with the bells open as a thanksgiving for the lives of Edmund King (died March 17th, aged 82) and Richard J. Cousins (died March 8th, aged 85).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
St George, Wilton
Saturday, 19 March 1966 in 2h 47 (8–1–18 in G)
5056 Cotswold Surprise Major
Composed by G H Cross
1 Richard W Sweet
2 Gillian M Hussey
3 Arthur H Reed
4 Andrew F Howard
5 Alan J Tubb
6 Trevor A Cross
7 John C Slater
8 D John Hunt (C)
First peal in the method for the Association,, on the bells and by all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bishops Lydeard, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 19 March 1966 in 3h 6 (23–2–19 in E♭)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by S J Ivin
1 Gillian M Hussey
2 Richard W Sweet
3 Alan J Tubb
4 Andrew F Howard
5 D John Hunt (C)
6 John C Slater
7 Frank D Mack
8 Revd Roger O Fry
First peal of Yorkshire (4).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ashwick, Somerset
St James
Saturday, 19 March 1966 (7 in B♭)
1260 Stedman Doubles
1 V G Roberts (C)
2 Richard C Taylor
3 Jonathan G Rose
4 Christopher R Jenkins
5 John Sheppard
6 Sheila Y Hallett
First of Stedman for all except Treble.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
St James
Saturday, 26 March 1966 (17½ in E)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Marian J Beale
3 James E Brewer
4 Arthur H Reed
5 Fred Avery
6 Keith E Beale
7 Henry Churchill
8 Raymond F Arscott (C)
A 21st birthday compliment to (2), and for the wedding this day of Rosemary Marsdon and Bernard Warren.
First of Major (1,2,6,8).
First as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Long Sutton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 26 March 1966 (16–2–19 in E♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 H Warr
2 V J Farthing
3 H E George Jeanes
4 G W Rendell
5 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
6 E T P Field (C)
Rung as a compliment to the conductor's son Alex, who, earlier in the day at Woking was married to Miss Violet Ridges.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 27 March 1966 (4–1–10 in E♭)
1272 Plain Bob Minimus
1 Miss L M Dade
2 Marian J Beale
3 Keith E Beale (C)
4 W Dennis Whatmore
5 Adrian K Whatmore
6 Miss S Hayes
5 and 6 covering.
First quarter peal (1,5,6) and for all in the method.
First quarter as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ruishton, Somerset
St George
Wednesday, 30 March 1966 (8–0–10 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Frank Mattravers
2 Miss Marian Beale
3 Brenda M Bindon
4 Arthur H Reed
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Raymond F Arscott
First in the method as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Drayton, Somerset
St Catherine
Saturday, 2 April 1966 in 3h 6 (16–1–1 in E)
5056 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by Philip G K Davies
1 D John Hunt (C)
2 Margaret A Bould
3 Andrew F Howard
4 Gillian M Hussey
5 Trevor A Cross
6 Alan J Tubb
7 John C Slater
8 Frank D Mack
First peal of Pudsey (2 & 3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Curry Rivel, Somerset
St Andrew
Saturday, 2 April 1966 in 3h 2 (18–0–21 in E)
5088 Harlow Surprise Major
Composed by S Jenner
1 Frank D Mack
2 Gillian M Hussey
3 Margaret A Bould
4 Alan J Tubb
5 Andrew F Howard
6 D John Hunt (C)
7 John C Slater
8 Revd Roger O Fry
First in the method for the Association, on the bells and by all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Tuesday, 12 April 1966 (4–1–10 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (6m)
1 Miss Marian Beale
2 L H Arscott
3 Arthur H Reed
4 Raymond F Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Mrs B Bindon
Rung for the Resurrection of Christ.
First of Doubles as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Tortworth, Gloucestershire
St Leonard
Saturday, 16 April 1966 in 2h 51 (12–2–25 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different extents.
1 Ian P Cox
2 Shirley A Cox
3 Leslie R G Taylor
4 David C Hawkins
5 Julian E Newman
6 Alan F Lee (C)
First peal of Minor (1 & 2).
The conductor’s 100th peal for the Association.
The first of Minor on the bells.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Kilmersdon, Somerset
St Peter and St Paul
Saturday, 30 April 1966 in 3h 2 (21–0–0 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Jennifer M Durston
2 Henley Hawkins
3 Gilbert R Pomeroy
4 Peter C Gould
5 Alan F Lee (C)
6 Robert J Hawkins
150th peal (5).
First peal on the bells for 15 years and since being rehung by John Taylor and Co.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 7 May 1966 in 2h 50 (13–1–7 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Triples
J. E. Groves’ Variation of J. J. Parker’s 12-Part.
1 John H Thompson
2 Julian E Newman
3 Robin L Coles
4 David A Burt
5 Ian P Cox
6 Thomas W Harris
7 Alan F Lee (C)
8 Michael J Hawkins
First peal on eight bells (1,3,5,8).
First of Grandsire Triples (4).
Rung as a farewell to the Rev. and Mrs. Russell Kinsey.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Harptree, Somerset
St Laurence
Saturday, 14 May 1966 in 3h 2 (14–0–18 in F)
5040 Doubles and Minor
In four methods/variations being five extents of Plain Bob. seven of Dedworth, 10 of Rev. St Bartholomew and 20 of Grandsire.
1 John H Thompson
2 Shirley A Cox
3 Alan F Lee (C)
4 Robin L Coles
5 Ian P Cox
6 Michael J Hawkins
First peal on the bells since April, 1930.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Long Sutton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Thursday, 19 May 1966 in 2h 55 (16–2–19 in E♭)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Trevor E Marks
2 Gilbert W Rendell
3 Frederick G Sandy
4 Derek S Beaufoy
5 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
6 Trevor A Cross (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 22 May 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (10m)
768 covering.
1 Kay Whittaker (13)
2 Shirley A Cox
3 Alan F Lee (C)
4 Robin L Coles
5 Ian P Cox
6 Erica Pankhurst (13)
7 John H Thompson
8 Michael J Hawkins
Most methods by all except conductor.
Average age 16 years.
First quarter (1 & 6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Milverton, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Monday, 23 May 1966 (17–2–12 in E)
1336 Stedman Triples
1 Arthur H Reed
2 Keith E Beale
3 Brenda M Bindon
4 Marian J Beale
5 Nigel J Maggs
6 Raymond F Arscott
7 William A J Knight (C)
8 R M B Cullen
A compliment to the conductor, who, 50 years ago was made a member of the Bath & Wells Association. He learned to ring a bell in 1905.
First of Stedman (3 & 4).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Langport, Somerset
All Saints
Friday, 27 May 1966 in 2h 33 (15 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Michael J Stone
2 Ronald D Short
3 Frederick Sandy
4 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
5 H E George Jeanes
6 William E Turner (C)
Rung on the 27th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. H.E.G. Jeanes.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wellington, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 28 May 1966 (19–1–5 in E)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Arthur H Reed
3 Marian J Beale
4 James E Brewer
5 Fred Avery
6 Keith E Beale
7 Raymond F Arscott (C)
8 R M B Cullen
First in method as conductor.
First in method (1,3,6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wambrook, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 28 May 1966 (9 in B♭)
1260 Doubles (2m)
660 Grandsire, 600 Plain Bob.
1 Miss Marian Beale
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 John Cornelius (C)
4 Keith E Beale
5 Raymond F Arscott

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Cotleigh, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 28 May 1966 (7½ in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 C Gratton
2 Keith E Beale
3 Mrs D Crocker
4 F Arscott
5 R Parker
6 Raymond F Arscott (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Somerton, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 2 June 1966 (20 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 M Eastment
2 Miss S Allen
3 H E George Jeanes
4 E T P Field (C)
5 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
6 T Bryant
A loyal tribute to H .M . the Queen and timed to ring as Her Majesty was passing through the town.
First away from cover, aged 15y (Treble).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Evercreech, Somerset
St Peter
Friday, 3 June 1966 in 3h 4 (21–0–10 in E♭)
5003 Grandsire Caters
Composed by Edgar C Shepherd (No 5)
1 Walter Ayre
2 Eric Naylor
3 Trevor A Cross
4 William A Theobald
5 Ronald G Beck
6 Edgar C Shepherd (C)
7 S Arthur Read
8 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
9 Rev Roger O Fry
10 H William Barrett
Rung as a welcome to H.M. The Queen, who visited the Bath and West Show on this day.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 5 June 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1440 Minor (2m)
Plain Bob and Grandsire Minor.
1 John H Thompson
2 Shirley A Cox
3 John R Hobbs
4 Robin L Coles
5 Ian P Cox
6 Alan F Lee (C)
First in two Minor methods (2, 3 and 5).
First of Minor (1), and Minor 'inside' (4).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Long Sutton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 5 June 1966 (16–2–19 in E♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 M Eastment
2 H E George Jeanes
3 V J Farthing
4 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
5 E T P Field (C)
6 A J Lewis
For the Patronal Festival.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chewton Mendip, Somerset
St Mary Magdalene
Saturday, 11 June 1966 in 3h 9 (24–1–1 in E♭)
5056 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by S J Ivin
1 Andrew F Howard
2 Gillian M Hussey
3 Trevor A Cross
4 John C Slater
5 John Brain
6 John W Smith
7 D John Hunt (C)
8 Revd Roger O Fry

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bridgwater, Somerset
St Mary
Saturday, 11 June 1966 (25–1–11 in D)
1428 Plain Bob Triples
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Keith E Beale
3 Leslie H Arscott
4 James E Brewer
5 Harry Churchill
6 Raymond F Arscott
7 Arthur H Reed (C)
8 R M B Cullen
Rung for H.M. the Queen's official birthday and Commonwealth Day.
First in method for all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Milborne Port, Somerset
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 18 June 1966 in 3h 20 (26–3–26 in D)
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Gillian M Hussey
2 Michael H Gregory
3 Richard W Sweet
4 Dennis A Chapman
5 Andrew F Howard
6 John C Slater
7 D John Hunt (C)
8 Ralph G Edwards
First peal of Surprise Major “ inside” (2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ruishton, Somerset
St George
Wednesday, 22 June 1966 (8–0–10 in A)
1260 Doubles (2m)
1 Sylvia M Arscott (age 10)
2 Marian J Beale
3 Adrian F Arscott (age 12)
4 Brenda M Bindon
5 Arthur H Reed (C)
6 Raymond F Arscott
First in two methods 1. 3 and 4.
A birthday compliment to ringer of 6. His son and daughter rang 3 and 1 respectively.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 26 June 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (3m)
6 & 8 covering.
1 Michael J Hawkins
2 Robin L Coles
3 John H Thompson
4 John R Hobbs
5 Alan F Lee (C)
6 Shirley A Cox
8 Ian P Cox
First in 3 methods 'inside' (3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dunkerton, Somerset
All Saints
Monday, 27 June 1966 in 2h 26 (5–0–18 in C)
5040 Grandsire Minor
Seven extents.
1 Stanley C Davis
2 Ian P Cox
3 Julian E Newman
4 Robin L Coles
5 William Lampard
6 Alan F Lee (C)
First of Minor (1 & 4).
First of Minor “ inside” (2)
First of Grandsire Minor by all, on the bells and for the Association.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
South Petherton, Somerset
St Peter and St Paul
Tuesday, 28 June 1966 (22–3–15 in D)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 F Sandy
2 Trevor A Cross (C)
3 B Rendell
4 Robert Parker
5 Roger Fox
6 Derek S Beaufoy
7 T Setter
8 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
For the Crewkerne Deanery Missionary Festival.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Staplegrove, Somerset
St John the Evangelist
Friday, 1 July 1966 (12½ in G)
1260 Doubles (2m)
Grandsire and Plain Bob.
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Adrian Arscott
3 Miss Marian Beale
4 Frederick C Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Raymond F Arscott
A 13th birthday compliment to (2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Glastonbury, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Friday, 8 July 1966 in 3h 18 (26–0–0 in E♭)
5056 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by C J Sedgley
1 Richard W Sweet
2 Gillian M Hussey
3 Derek S Beaufoy
4 D Paul Smith
5 Trevor A Cross
6 John C Slater
7 D John Hunt (C)
8 Ralph G Edwards
First peal of Pudsey - 3. First of Surprise on the bells.
As published in The Ringing World August 19, 1966 Page 545.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ruishton, Somerset
St George
Thursday, 14 July 1966 (8–0–10 in A)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Miss L M Dade
2 Mrs Whatmore
3 Miss M Norman
4 W Dennis Whatmore (C)
5 Marian J Beale
6 Keith E Beale
For St Swithin.
First in method (1 & 3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Maperton, Somerset
St Peter and St Paul
Saturday, 16 July 1966 in 2h 37 (6–1–14 in B♭)
5040 Old Bob Doubles
42 extents.
1 Michael J Hawkins
2 Leslie R G Taylor
3 Julian E Newman
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 Robin L Coles
6 John H Thompson
First away from cover bell (1).
First in the variation by all. on the bells and for the Association.
First on the bells since April, 1948.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wiveliscombe, Somerset
St Andrew
Sunday, 17 July 1966 (16–2–18 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 R V Gunter
2 William A J Knight
3 Henry Purchase
4 George Maidment
5 George Sparkes
6 William J Nurcombe
7 Fred Casley (C)
8 Archibald C Gale
To mark the retirement of the Vicar, the Rev. J.G.S. Chamberlain, and in appreciation of his services.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ashill, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 21 July 1966 (11–3–1 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (4m)
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Marian J Beale
3 Keith E Beale
4 Nigel J Maggs
5 Raymond F Arscott (C)
For Confirmation Service.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 24 July 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (4m)
768 cover.
1 John H Thompson
2 Robin L Coles
3 David J Barnett
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 John R Hobbs
6 R Mitchell
7 D F Jefferies
8 Erica Pankhurst
First quarter (6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 31 July 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (11m)
768 cover.
1 Percival R Young
2 Robin L Coles
3 David J Barnett
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 David A Burt
6 Cherry Stapleford
7 John H Thompson
8 D F Jefferies
For the 40th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Young, and the 30th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. W. Burt.
First quarter (6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dunkerton, Somerset
All Saints
Monday, 1 August 1966 in 2h 51 (5–0–18 in C)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being 40 extents and one of 240 (Morris).
1 Victor J Bowring
2 Stanley C Davis
3 Alan F Lee (C)
4 Julian E Newman
5 Stanley D Francis
6 Albert F Butt
Rung on the Tenor ringer's 71st birthday, and he has now completed 50 years as a ringer at Dunkerton.
First peal (1).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ruishton, Somerset
St George
Saturday, 6 August 1966 (8–0–10 in A)
1260 Doubles (3m)
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Miss Marian Beale
3 Frank Matravers
4 Keith E Beale
5 Raymond F Arscott (C)
6 W H Priddle
For the wedding this day of the Rector's daughter.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Lyng, Somerset
St Bartholomew
Saturday, 6 August 1966 in 3h 4 (15–3–9 in F)
5040 Doubles (15m/v)
In 15 methods/variations: (1-2) Stedman, (3-5) Reverse Canterbury, (6-8) Wychbold, (9-11) Clifford’s Pleasure, (12-14) St. Columb, (15-17) Southrepos, (18-20) Reverse St Bartholomew, (21-23) Fortune. (24-26) Plain Bob. (27-29) Kennington. (30-32) Dedworth. (33-35) April Day. (36-38) Old. (39-40) Norfolk. (41-42) Grandsire.
1 Robin L Coles
2 Jennifer M Durston
3 Robert J Hawkins
4 Julian E Newman
5 Alan F Lee (C)
Most methods by all the band.
First five-bell peal for all except conductor.
First in 15 methods for the Association.
First on the bells, which were rehung in 1954 by Mears and Stainbank.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Angersleigh, Somerset
St Michael
Friday, 12 August 1966 (12–0–5 in A♭)
1260 Doubles (3m)
1 Miss L M Dade
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 Miss Marian J Beale
4 Raymond F Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
A compliment to Miss M. Selway, 50 years organist of this Parish.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Butleigh, Somerset
St Leonard
Saturday, 13 August 1966 in 3h 8 (19–3–5 in E♭)
5040 Doubles (13m/v)
(1-3) Reverse St. Bartholomew, (4-6) Fortune, (7-9) Reverse Canterbury, (10-12) Southrepps, (13-15) Wychbold, (16-18) Clifford’s Pleasure (19-21) St. Columb, (22-24) Grandsire, (25-27) Plain Bob, (28-30) Kennington, (31-33) Old, (34-36) Dedworth, (37-39) April Day, (40-42) Reverse Canterbury.
1 Ian P Cox
2 Jennifer M Durston
3 Julian E Newman
4 William Lampard
5 Alan F Lee (C)
6 Robert J Hawkins
First in 13 methods by all and for the Association.
First on the bells, which have been a ring of six since 1878.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bathford, Somerset
St Swithun
Monday, 15 August 1966 in 2h 47 (8–1–15 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Doubles
42 extents (four callings).
1 Michael J C Cannon
2 Shirley A Cox
3 Julian E Newman
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 Ian P Cox
6 Geoffrey J Tayler
First peal attempt (6).
First of Bob Doubles for all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dunkerton, Somerset
All Saints
Monday, 22 August 1966 (5–0–18 in C)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 H W Barratt
2 Alan F Lee (C)
3 Alan C Perry
4 S W J Milverton
5 S Davis

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 25 August 1966 in 2h 50 (17–0–15 in E)
5040 Beverley Surprise Minor
Seven extents.
1 Trevor E Marks
2 Derek S Beaufoy
3 Frederick G Sandy
4 Peter S Muchlinski
5 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
6 Trevor A Cross (C)
First peal in the method (1,2,3,5).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 27 August 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Major
1 Ian P Cox
2 Shirley A Cox
3 David J Barnett
4 Charles Jones
5 Alan F Lee
6 Robert J Purnell
7 Terence J Milsom
8 David J Orledge (C)
First of Major (1 & 2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Coker, Somerset
St Martin of Tours
Saturday, 17 September 1966 in 3h 47 (12 in G)
5056 Higher Walton Surprise Major
Composed by A.J. Pitman
1 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
2 Gillian M Hussey
3 Richard W Sweet
4 Derek S Beaufoy
5 Dennis A Chapman
6 Philip M J Gray
7 D John Hunt (C)
8 Ralph G Edwards
First peal in the method for the Association, on the bells and by all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dunkerton, Somerset
All Saints
Thursday, 22 September 1966 in 2h 36 (5–0–18 in C)
5040 Doubles (6m/v)
Being six methods/variations: Four extents each of Plain Bob. Old Norfolk, Kennington and April Day and 20 extents and one 240 (Morris’s) Grandsire.
1 Victor J Bowring
2 Robin L Coles
3 Alan F Lee (C)
4 Stanley C Davis
5 Ian P Cox
6 Albert F Butt
Most methods to a peal (1 & 4).
Rung as birthday compliments to Mrs. Lucy Butt (88) and Stanley Davis (58), both on this day.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Minehead, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 24 September 1966 in 3h 14 (22–0–23 in E♭)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by Albert M Tyler
1 Edgar T Skipsey
2 Elisabeth A G Bowden
3 Richard J Bowden
4 Gwilym Salmon
5 Patrick J Bird (C)
6 John H Taylor
7 Alan J Tubb
8 Michael H Gregory
9 Brian J Wylde
10 Andrew F Howard
50th peal together (5 & 9).
First on ten (8).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hardington Mandeville, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 6 October 1966 in 2h 32 (8–0–4 in A♭)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Seven extents.
1 Trevor E Marks
2 Gilbert W Rendell
3 Gordon W Rendell
4 Sidney W White
5 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
6 Trevor A Cross (C)
Rung to celebrate 50 years' service as a ringer at Hardington Mandeville by Gilbert W. Rendell. Also a birthday compliment to Mrs G. W. Rendell, a ringer for 32 years at the same church.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Selworthy, Somerset
All Saints
Saturday, 15 October 1966 (12 in G)
5040 Minor (3m)
2 x 720 each Oxford T.B. and Kent T.B., and 3 x 720 Plain Bob.
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Marian J Beale
3 Arthur H Reed
4 Robert Parker
5 Keith E Beale
6 Raymond F Arscott (C)
First peal in 3 Minor methods (1,2,4,5), and as conductor.
Rung as a wedding compliment to Margaret Sladen, a ringer at this church, who was married this day.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 16 October 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (2m)
1 Shirley A Cox
2 Alan F Lee
3 John H Thompson
4 Robin L Coles
5 Ian P Cox (C)
6 D F Jefferies
With best wishes to the tenor ringer, entering hospital for an operation.
First as (C).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wiveliscombe, Somerset
St Andrew
Saturday, 22 October 1966 (16–2–18 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Archibald C Gale
2 Mrs E S Powell
3 Henry Purchase
4 George Maidment
5 George Sparkes (C)
6 William J Nurcombe
7 Fred Casley
8 V Gunter
Rung after the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. H.V. Young, with the best wishes of the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Halse, Somerset
St James the Less
Saturday, 22 October 1966 (10–0–22 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 L Wheller
2 A Cooke
3 Reginald E Colman
4 Ronald Trickey (C)
5 F Taylor
6 Harold Taylor
For the conductor's birthday.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Halse, Somerset
St James the Less
Saturday, 22 October 1966 (10–0–22 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 L Wheller
2 Alan Cooke
3 Reginald E Colman
4 Ronald Trickey (C)
5 F Taylor
6 H Taylor
For the conductor’s birthday.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ditcheat, Somerset
St Mary Magdalene
Saturday, 22 October 1966 in 2h 57 (24–0–4 in E♭)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by John R. Pritchard.
1 Raymond P Selway
2 Derek S Beaufoy
3 Trevor E Marks
4 Gilbert W Rendell
5 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
6 Frederick G Sandy
7 Albert W Dyer
8 William E Turner (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wiveliscombe, Somerset
St Andrew
Sunday, 23 October 1966 (16–2–18 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Mrs E S Powell
2 George Sparkes
3 F Eggleton
4 George Maidment
5 Henry Purchase
6 William J Nurcombe
7 Fred Casley (C)
8 Archibald C Gale
To welcome the Rev. F.H. Bently as Rector.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 23 October 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 John H Thompson
2 Alan F Lee (C)
3 John R Hobbs
4 Shirley A Cox
5 David J Barnett
6 Terence J Milsom
7 Ian P Cox
8 Robin L Coles
First of Major (1 & 8) and of Major 'inside' (7).
First of Major by a local band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Long Sutton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Thursday, 27 October 1966 (16–2–19 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (2m)
Plain Bob and Grandsire.
1 A J Lewis
2 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
3 Mrs P Cross
4 E T P Field (C)
5 T Cross
6 T Tulk
First quarter (6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Halse, Somerset
St James the Less
Wednesday, 2 November 1966 in 2h 46 (10–0–22 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
42 extents, 10 callings.
1 Arthur H Reed
2 Francis J Morris
3 Keith E Beale (C)
4 Raymond M B Cullen
5 Albert W Knight
6 Albert H Smith
First peal of Doubles inside (3 & 4), and first as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
High Ham, Somerset
St Andrew
Saturday, 5 November 1966 (17–1–2 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Mrs D Crocker
3 Miss Marian Beale
4 C Gratton
5 Robert Parker
A wedding anniversary compliment to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Reed.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wincanton, Somerset
St Peter and St Paul
Saturday, 12 November 1966 in 2h 54 (15–1–1 in F♯)
5024 London Surprise Major
Composed by J. Topp
1 Ronald G Beck
2 Adrian P Beck
3 Christopher Jenkins
4 Philip Jones
5 Brian C Stirland
6 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
7 David McKay
8 Edward J Chivers (C)
First peal of Major (2,3).
First of London S. Major (4,8).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Long Sutton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 19 November 1966 in 3h 9 (16–2–19 in E♭)
5040 Surprise Minor (4m)
720 London, 2 X 720 each of Beverley, Surfleet and Cambridge.
1 Eric C Wadman
2 Max Heymann
3 Derek S Beaufoy
4 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
5 Ronald G Beck
6 Trevor A Cross (C)
First peal of Surprise in 4 methods (2 & 3).
First of Surprise Minor as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wiveliscombe, Somerset
St Andrew
Monday, 21 November 1966 (16–2–18 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 V Gunter
2 Herbert V Young
3 F Eggleton
4 George Maidment
5 George Sparkes (C)
6 William J Nurcombe
7 Fred Casley
8 Archibald C Gale
Rung half-muffled in memory of Mrs. W. Hartnell, the wife of a ringer at St Andrew's, Wiveliscombe.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
High Ham, Somerset
St Andrew
Saturday, 26 November 1966 in 3h 3 (17–1–2 in E♭)
5040 Doubles (5m)
In five methods, being eight extents each of Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob six each of Clifford's Pleasure and April Day and 14 of Grandsire.
1 Leslie H Arscott
2 Marian J Beale
3 Keith E Beale
4 Robert Parker
5 Raymond F Arscott (C)
First peal on the Treble.
13th peal together, at the fourth attempt (1 & 5).
First peal in 5 methods for all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wellington, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 10 December 1966 in 3h 13 (19–1–5 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Pritchard's.
1 Arthur H Reed
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 Marian J Beale
4 Leslie H Arscott
5 Robert Parker
6 William A Riddle
7 Keith E Beale
8 Raymond F Arscott (C)
First peal of Major by all except Treble, and first of Major as Conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wanstrow, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 10 December 1966 (8–0–27 in G)
1440 Westminster Surprise Minor
1 George W Massey (C)
2 David G Massey
3 Adrian P Beck
4 R E J Baker
5 D R Orledge
6 D A Burt
Ringing World page reference: 2908.0022

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 11 December 1966 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 John H Thompson
2 Terence J Milsom
3 Alan F Lee (C)
4 Shirley A Cox
5 Ian P Cox
6 Robin L Coles
7 David J Barnett
8 David A Burt
Rung by the local band in memoriam Rev. Peter Howell, Curate at Twerton. 1957-60.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Fitzhead, Somerset
St James the Great
Monday, 12 December 1966 in 2h 39 (12–1–14 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (5m)
12 extents Reverse Canterbury, 6 each Clifford's Pleasure and Plain Bob, 3 of April Day, and 15 Grandsire (22 different callings).
1 Arthur H Reed
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 Brenda M Bindon
4 Marian J Beale
5 Leslie H Arscott
6 Raymond F Arscott (C)
First peal in 5 methods (1,3,5).
First peal, aged 13, son of conductor (2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Marston Bigot, Somerset
St Leonard
Saturday, 17 December 1966 in 2h 47 (7–0–21 in B)
5040 Single Court Bob Minor
Being seven differently called extents.
1 Robin L Coles
2 Peter J Devrell
3 Julian E Newman
4 Andrew Swatton
5 David C Hawkins
6 Alan F Lee (C)
First peal in the method by all the band, on the bells and for the Association.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Angersleigh, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 24 December 1966 (12–0–5 in A♭)
1260 Doubles (6m)
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Miss Marian Beale
3 G H Baldam
4 Arthur H Reed
5 Raymond F Arscott
For Christmas.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Monday, 26 December 1966 (17–0–15 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 R I Bowron
2 D Irwin
3 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
4 Robert Parker
5 Gordon W Rendell (C)
6 G W Parkin
For the wedding of Annette Jill Warr, daughter of the tower captain, to Richard Chant.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Berrow, Somerset
St Mary Magd
Tuesday, 27 December 1966 in 2h 40 (11)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
1 Geoffrey Marchant
2 Valerie J Stone
3 Cecil T Clarke
4 Graham Nabb
5 Michael J Stone (C)
6 Louis Pope
First Peal 2,4 & 6 First as Conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Whatley, Somerset
St George
Thursday, 29 December 1966 (11–3–25 in G)
1260 Hull Surprise Minor
1 Eunice D Overend
2 N T H Abbot
3 David G Massey
4 D G Brown
5 R E J Baker
6 George W Massey (C)
Ringing World page reference: 2908.0022

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Yeovil, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 31 December 1966 in 3h 32 (40–0–23 in C)
5183 Grandsire Caters
Composed by Christopher T. Osenton
1 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
2 Christopher T Osenton (C)
3 Trevor A Cross
4 Derek S Beaufoy
5 Gordon Gaylard
6 Bernard F L Groves
7 Frederick G Sandy
8 Harry J Gaylard
9 Thomas E Setter
10 Martin L Howe
First peal of caters (4).