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Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chipstable, Somerset
All Saints
Wednesday, 3 January 1968 (6–2–26 in A♭)
1260 Doubles (2m)
Stedman and Grandsire.
1 Edgar Quicke
2 Sidney Smith
3 Fred Casley
4 Henry Purchase
5 George Sparkes
6 Archibald C Gale
For the engagement of Miss Ruth Casley and Mr. Richard Purchase, both ringers.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 14 January 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1280 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J Reeves
1 Erica Pankhurst
2 John H Thompson
3 Kay Whittaker
4 David J Barnett
5 Ian P Cox
6 Alan F Lee (C)
7 David A Burt
8 Robin L Coles
For Evensong.
First of Major (1 & 3) and Major 'inside' (2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Puriton, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 20 January 1968 in 2h 40 (14)
5040 3m Doubles
Reverse Canterbury, Plain Bob & Grandsire
1 Geoffrey Marchant
2 Graham Nabb
3 Alan G Kent
4 Ronald D Short (C)
5 Michael J Stone
6 Edwin J Pope
Most methods - 2 Firs of doubles inside -3

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ditcheat, Somerset
St Mary Magdalene
Saturday, 20 January 1968 in 3h 13 (24–0–4 in E♭)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by J. Topp
1 Ronald G Beck
2 Eric Naylor
3 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
4 Frederick Savage
5 Philip H D Jones
6 David McKay
7 Adrian P Beck (C)
8 Edward J Chivers
25th peal (5), 75th peal (3), First in the method (6), and 150th for the Association (8).
First in method and touch as (C).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Batheaston, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Monday, 22 January 1968 (13–2–18 in F)
1280 Plain Bob Major
1 Michael J C Cannon
2 Beatrice M Dobbie
3 Jane M Dennis
4 John H D Taylor
5 Alan F Lee
6 Julian E Newman (C)
7 Ian P Cox
8 Martin Blanchard
First quarter of Major on the bells.
First of Major as (C).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 27 January 1968 in 2h 42 (10–3–16 in F)
5088 Aldenham Surprise Major
Composed by Arthur Craven.
1 George W Massey (C)
2 Peter J England
3 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
4 David J Orledge
5 Roy W Rice
6 Walter S Rice
7 David A Butt
8 David G Massey
First Peal in the method, on the bells and by all the band except the conductor. Quickest peal on the bells.
Rung for the 60th anniversary of the first peal on the bells, 5,040 Grandsire Triples on February 8th. 1908.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 4 February 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1320 Reverse St Bartholomew Doubles
768 cover.
1 Michael J Hawkins
2 John H Thompson
3 Erica Pankhurst
4 Alan F Lee
5 Robin L Coles (C)
6 Hilary Jacobs
7 Shirley A Cox
8 Valerie Thompson
First in method by all except (4).
14th birthday compliment to the Tenor ringer.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chewton Mendip, Somerset
St Mary Magdalene
Saturday, 10 February 1968 in 3h 4 (24–1–1 in E♭)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Dexter's No 2
1 Elisabeth A G Bowden
2 Alan Tubb
3 Edgar T Skipsey
4 John H Taylor
5 Bernard G North
6 Patrick J Bird (C)
7 Richard J Bowden
8 Rev Roger O Fry

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash Priors, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 10 February 1968 (9–1–17 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Francis J Morris
2 Rodney A C Cross
3 Albert W Knight
4 Richard Bartlett
5 William A J Knight (C)
6 Fred Pike
First quarter (4).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 24 February 1968 in 2h 50 (13–1–7 in F♯)
5040 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
Composed by Henry Hubbard's 10-part
1 Kay Whittaker
2 Peter J Devrell
3 Ian P Cox
4 Julian E Newman
5 Alan F Lee (C)
6 Robin L Coles
25th peal (all rung with the conductor) (3).
First peal of Triples in the method by all, on the bells and for the Association.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 10 March 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Erica Pankhurst
2 Alan F Lee (C)
3 Kay Whittaker
4 David J Barnett
5 Ian P Cox
6 Robin L Coles
For Evensong.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Long Sutton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 16 March 1968 (16–2–19 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 H E George Jeanes
2 Mrs M Godley
3 F Priddle
4 E T P Field (C)
5 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
6 I J Read
A compliment to Mr J R. Chick (local ringer) on his marriage to Miss V.D. Scriven.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
St George, Wilton
Saturday, 23 March 1968 (8–1–18 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Mervyn A Arscott
2 Raymond F Arscott
3 Brenda M Bindon
4 Miss Marian J Beale
5 Leslie H Arscott
6 Fred Avery
7 Keith E Beale (C)
8 Mervyn R Arscott
A birthday compliment to (1 & 4).
First quarter (1).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Marksbury, Somerset
St Peter
Saturday, 23 March 1968 in 2h 50 (9–0–9 in G)
5040 Doubles (18m/v)
In 18 methods variations: (1-3) Winchendon Place (4-6) St. Nicholas, (7-9) S: Martin (10-12) St Simon. (13-15) Rev Canterbury, (16—18) Southrepps, (19) St. Columb. (20) Clifford’s Pleasure, (21) Wychbold, (22-24) Plain Bob, (25-27) Kennington. (28-30) April Day (31) Old, (32) Norfo:k, (33) Dedworth, (34-36) Rev St Bartholomew, (37—39) Fortune (40) Grandsire. (41-42) Morris' 240 Grandsire.
1 Alan J Coombs
2 Peter J Devrell
3 Robert Perry
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 Robin L Coles
6 Henry J Coombs
Most methods in a peal (1,3,6).
First in 18 methods by all the band.
Rung as a wedding anniversary compliment to Mr and Mrs. H. J. Coombs and birthday compliments to their children, Alan and Susan.
All are local ringers

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 24 March 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Shirley A Cox
2 Julian E Newman
3 Roger I Kendrick
4 John H Thompson
5 Alan F Lee (C)
6 Ian P Cox
7 Robin L Coles
8 Michael J C Cannon
Rung in memoriam Harold L. Parfrey, Bath Branch Ringing Master, who rang his first and last peals in this tower.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Seavington St Mary, Somerset
St Mary
Saturday, 30 March 1968 in 2h 30 (6–2–21 in B)
5040 Minor (3m)
Seven extents in three methods, Two of Cambridge Surprise, one Kent Treble Bob, four Plain Bob.
1 H E George Jeanes
2 Raymond P Selway
3 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
4 Gilbert W Rendell
5 Frederick G Sandy
6 William E Turner (C)
Rung as a farewell to the Rector, the Rev. A T Budgett, on his appointment to the Vicarage of Somerton, and a compliment to Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Farthing on their 50th wedding anniversary.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hillfarrance, Somerset
Holy Cross
Saturday, 30 March 1968 (12 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Miss G Stevens
2 R Escott
3 D Escott
4 Richard Bartlett
5 Reginald E Colman (C)
6 Christopher G Barnes
For the marriage of Miss C.J. Beresford-Stooke and Mr. J.B. Henderson.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Batheaston, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Monday, 15 April 1968 (13–2–18 in F)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 David C Hawkins
2 Jane M Dennis
3 Alan F Lee
4 Peter J Devrell
5 Ian P Cox
6 George J Hawkins
7 Julian E Newman (C)
8 B Sarll
First Grandsire Triples as (C).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Pitminster, Somerset
St Mary and St Andrew
Saturday, 20 April 1968 in 2h 47 (11–0–26 in E)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents.
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 Graham Nabb
4 Rodney A C Cross
5 Leslie H Arscott
6 Robert Parker
First peal of Minor (2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Cullompton, Devon
St Andrew
Saturday, 20 April 1968 in 3h 8 (19–2–4 in D)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Composed by Albert M Tyler
1 Arthur H Reed
2 Elisabeth A G Bowden
3 David Heighton
4 Patrick J Bird
5 John H Taylor
6 Bernard G North
7 Alan Tubb
8 David J Orledge
9 Rev Roger O Fry (C)
10 Richard J Bowden
In memory of Harold L Parfrey.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
High Ham, Somerset
St Andrew
Saturday, 4 May 1968 (17–1–2 in E♭)
5040 Doubles (21m)
Being 42 extents in 21 methods/variations, two extents each of Stedman, Union, Stedman Slow Course, Plain Bob, April Day, Kennington, Southrepps, Clifford’s Pleasure, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, St. Simon, Eynsham, St. Albans, St. Martin, St. Leonard, St. Paul, St. Giles, Lapley, St. Nicholas, St. Miles, St. John, Winchendon.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Arthur H Reed
3 Robert Parker
4 Keith E Beale (C)
5 Raymond F Arscott
Most methods/variations by all the band.
Rung as a birthday compliment to F. Mills of Norton Fitzwarren.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash Priors, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Monday, 13 May 1968 (9–1–17 in G)
1260 Stedman Doubles
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 James E Brewer
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Rodney A C Cross
6 Mervyn R Arscott
Rung in memoriam Stanley Noah Bristow, former Association instructor for the Taunton Branch.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Fitzhead, Somerset
St James
Thursday, 16 May 1968 in 2h 49 (12–1–14 in F♯)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven different 720's.
1 Raymond F Arscott (C)
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 Mervyn R Arscott
4 Frederick C Arscott
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Leslie H Arscott
A family effort of three generations.
Father and son respectively (1 & 2 and 3 & 5).
Uncle and brother of conductor (4 & 6).
First peal of Minor (2).
Rung in memory of Stanley S. Bristow, one-time instructor and ringing Master of the Taunton Branch.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash Priors, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Monday, 20 May 1968 (9–1–17 in G)
1260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 Arthur H Reed
4 James E Brewer
5 Graham Nabb
6 Rodney A C Cross
First in the method by all the band.
Circled the tower to quarters (6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Buckland, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 23 May 1968 in 3h 10 (14–0–16 in E)
5040 Doubles (42m)
In 42 methods/variations, being 42 extents, one extent each of Stedman, Union, Stedman Slow Course, Coxwell Place, Grandsire, Reverse St. Bartholomew, Plain Bob, Kennington, Old, April Day, Seighford, May Day, Southrepps, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, St. Columb, Clitt'ord’s Pleasure, Little Aston, Royston, St. Simon, St. Albans, Cassington, Eynsham, Eltord. St. Ignatius, St. Martin, St. Paul, St. Peter, St. Leonard, Austrey, Churchill, St. Giles, St. Nicholas, St. Thomas, Lapley, Shareshill, Heyford, St. Miles, Winchendon Place. St. Luke, St. John, Ryton, Chilton.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Arthur H Reed
3 Robert Parker
4 Keith E Beale (C)
5 Raymond F Arscott
6 Leslie H Arscott
For Ascension Day.
25th peal together (5 & 6).
Most methods/variations to a peal by all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Guernsey, Guernsey
St Michel du Valle
Thursday, 23 May 1968 in 2h 36 (6–2–23 in B♭)
5040 Doubles (3m)
22 Grandsire, 10 reverse Canterbury & 10 Plain Bob
1 Geoffrey Marchant
2 Graham Nabb
3 Cecil T Clarke (C)
4 Ronald D Short
5 Alan G Kent
6 Edwin T Dibble

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 25 May 1968 (10–3–16 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Miss Sylvia Arscott (12yrs)
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 Adrian F Arscott (14yrs)
4 Frederick Welch
5 Keith E Beale
6 Reginald Welch
7 Robert J Dean (C)
8 John Cornelius
Rung in memoriam Henry Gummer, of Devizes, formerly of Seavington, Somerset.
First on eight bells (1 & 3).
First on eight as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 26 May 1968 (4–1–10 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Adrian K Whatmore
2 Mary E Norman
3 Miss Linda M Dade
4 W Dennis Whatmore
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Rodney A C Cross
Rung prior to the Civic Service.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Long Sutton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Monday, 3 June 1968 in 2h 51 (16–2–19 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
2 Gilbert W Rendell
3 H E George Jeanes
4 Derek S Beaufoy
5 Albert W Dyer
6 William E Turner (C)
Rung as a wedding anniversary compliment to Mr. and Mrs. H.E.G.Jeanes.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Long Sutton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 9 June 1968 (16–2–19 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 M Eastment
2 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
3 H E George Jeanes
4 E T P Field (C)
5 Herbert Warr
6 R J Hunt
For the Patronal Festival.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ruishton, Somerset
St George
Thursday, 20 June 1968 in 2h 36 (8–0–10 in A)
5040 Doubles (6m)
Rev. Canterbury. Rev. St. Bartholomew, Southrepps, Plain Bob, Kennington and Grandsire and three variations, Clifffford's Pleasure, April Day and Dedworth
1 David A Adams
2 Keith E Beale (C)
3 Adrian F Arscott
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Rodney A C Cross
6 Mervyn R Arscott
First peal (1).
First of Doubles inside (4).
Most methods/variations to a peal (3 & 5).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Batheaston, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 23 June 1968 in 3h 3 (13–2–18 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by Henry Hubbard
1 Jane M Dennis
2 Peter J Devrell
3 Roger I Kendrick
4 Horace D Taylor
5 David C Hawkins
6 Julian E Newman (C)
7 Alan F Lee
8 Brian Sarll
First peal on the bells.
Rung for the Patronal Festival and on the sixth birthday of Hugh J. G. Taylor, grandson of the ringer of the 4th, who has been a ringer in this tower for 59 years.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Martock, Somerset
All Saints
Monday, 24 June 1968 in 2h 50 (22–0–13 in D)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 Marian J Beale
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Robert Parker
6 Raymond F Arscott
7 Keith E Beale (C)
8 Albert W Dyer
A birthday compliment to (6).
First peal on eight (1 & 4).
First of Triples (2,3 7).
First of Triples inside (5).
25th peal, and for the Association (5 & 7).
First on eight as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Sampford Arundel, Somerset
Holy Cross
Friday, 28 June 1968 in 2h 6 (8–0–0 in G♯)
5040 Doubles (8m)
In 42 extents in eight methods Stedman, St. Simon (two). St. Martin, Rev. Canterbury Pleasure. Southrepps Plain. Rev. St. Bartholomew and Grandsire. and eight variations: Eynsham. St. Albans. St. Leonard, St. Paul, Clifford's Pleasure, Kennington, April Day. Dedworth
1 Raymond F Arscott
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 Adrian F Arscott
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Mervyn R Arscott
A birthday compliment to (3).
Most methods/variations to a peal (2,3,4).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 7 July 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Erica Pankhurst
2 John H Thompson
3 John R Hobbs
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 Ian P Cox
6 Robin E Coles
A farewell to the ringer of the 2nd as he starts a career in the Royal Navy.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Pitminster, Somerset
St Mary and St Andrew
Sunday, 7 July 1968 (11–0–26 in E)
1260 Doubles (21m/v)
120 each Union Bob & St Faiths Slow Course, Stedman Slow Course & Coxwell Place, St Simon & St Martin, St Alban & St Paul, Eynsham & St Leonard, Cassington & St Peter, St Giles & St Miles, St Nicholas & Winchendon Place, Lapley & St John, St Thomas & ST Luke, & 60 Plain Bob.
1 Mervyn A Arscott
2 Arthur H Reed
3 John Cornelius
4 Keith E Beale (C)
5 Raymond F Arscott
6 Rodney A C Cross
Most methods/variations by all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hemington, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 7 July 1968 (16–2–27 in F)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Robert J Hawkins
2 Jennifer M Durston
3 Henley Hawkins
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 Ian P Cox
6 Revd A E Durston
An engagement compliment to the ringers of (1 and 2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Coker, Somerset
St Martin of Tours
Saturday, 13 July 1968 in 3h 4 (12 in G)
5088 Plain Bob Major
Composed by F.A. Holden
1 Raymond P Selway
2 Gilbert W Rendell
3 Trevor E Marks
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Frederick G Sandy
6 Derek S Beaufoy
7 Revd Christopher J B Marshall
8 Keith E Beale (C)
Rung as a wedding compliment to Miss D.L.C. Legget, of West Coker, and Mr. Robert Parker of High Ham, married earlier at the church.
First peal of Major (4).
First of Major as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Barrington, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Monday, 15 July 1968 (15–3–2 in E)
1440 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 G H Baldam
5 Raymond F Arscott
6 Keith E Beale (C)
A wedding compliment to Mr. and Mrs. R. Parker.
First in method by all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Stoke St Mary, Somerset
St Mary
Thursday, 18 July 1968 (5¾ in B♭)
1320 Doubles (11m/v)
120 each Reverse St Bartholomew, Fortune, Northrepps, Southrepps, St Columb, Reverse Canterbury, Cliffords Pleasure, Plain Bob, Old, Kennington, April Day.
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Gordon H Baldam
5 John Cornelius
A wedding compliment to Mr. and Mrs. R. Parker.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Luccombe, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday, 19 July 1968 in 2h 35 (11–2–20 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Frederick C Arscott
3 Adrian F Arscott
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Leslie H Arscott
6 Keith E Beale (C)
First peal on the bells.
A wedding compliment to Mr. and Mrs. R. Parker.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Porlock, Somerset
St Dubricius
Saturday, 20 July 1968 in 2h 35 (9–3–23 in G)
5040 Doubles (10m)
Being 42 extents in 10 methods/variations: (1-3) Reverse St Bartholomew, (4-6) Northrepps, (7-10) Plain Bob. (11-13) April Day, (14-16) Kenmnglon. (17-21) April Dav. (22-25) Grandsire, (26-28) Southrepps. (29-31) Clifford's Pleasure," (32-42) Reverse Canterbury Pleasure.
1 Frederick C Arscott
2 Mrs D Lesley J Parker
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Robert Parker
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Mervyn R Arscott
Rung with the best wishes of all the band to Mr. and Mrs. R. Parker.
First peal (2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bath, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 20 July 1968 in 2h 52 (14–1–9 in E♭)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Alan J Tubb
2 Elisabeth A G Bowden
3 George J Hawkins
4 Alan F Lee
5 Richard J Bowden
6 Edgar T Skipsey
7 D John Hunt
8 Revd Roger O Fry (C)
First of Surprise on the bells.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 21 July 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
768 cover.
1 Hilary Jacobs
2 Kay Whittaker
3 Erica Pankhurst
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 Ian P Cox
6 R Miles
7 Christopher J Stillman
8 S Duckett
First quarter (6,7,8), away from cover (1), and 'inside' (3)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bradford on Tone, Somerset
St Giles
Thursday, 25 July 1968 (17–3–7 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (11m)
120 each Stedman, Reverse St Bartholomew, St Simon, St Martin, Winchendon Place, St Nicholas, Reverse Canterbury, Cliffords Pleasure, Plain Bob, April Day, 60 Grandsire
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Keith E Beale
5 Nigel J Maggs
6 Raymond F Arscott (C)
First in 11 m/v (1,2,3,5).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Curry Mallet, Somerset
All Saints
Saturday, 27 July 1968 in 2h 39 (10–3–1 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (18m)
Being in 18 methods—New Bob, Stedman, Union Bob, St. Faith S.C., Stedman S.C.. Coxwell Place. All Saints’, Rev. St. Bartholomew, Minster Bob, St. Simon, St. Martin, St. Nicholas, Winchendon, Plain Bob, Rev. Canterbury, Grandsire, Rev. Union Bob and Rev St. Faith Bob, 21 variations—Marchington, Fortune. St. Albans, St. Paul, Eynsham, St. Leonard, Elford, Austrey, St. Ignatius, Churchill, St. Giles, Lapley, Shareshill, St. Miles, Ryton, St. John, Chilton, Old, Kennington, Southrepps and St. Columb, and 13 spliced compositions— Northrepps, Cassington, St. Peter, St. Thomas, St. Luke, April Day. Seighford, May Day, Clifford’s Pleasure, Little Aston, Royston and Dedworth.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Arthur H Reed
3 John Cornelius
4 Raymond F Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Mervyn A Arscott
First peal (3).
Most methods/variations by all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 28 July 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Cherry I M Stapleford
2 Kay Whittaker
3 Hilary Jacobs
4 Alan F Lee
5 Robin L Coles (C)
6 Michael J Hawkins
For Evensong.
First 'inside' (3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wiveliscombe, Somerset
St Andrew
Thursday, 1 August 1968 (16–2–18 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 R V Gunter
2 Herbert V Young
3 William A J Knight
4 Henry Purchase
5 George Sparkes (C)
6 William G Hartnell (nephew)
7 Fred Casley
8 Archibald C Gale
For the Diamond Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hartnell. For 20 years Mr. Hartnell was local captain.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Barton St David, Somerset
St David
Friday, 2 August 1968 (9–3–10 in A♭)
1260 Doubles (9m)
1 Keith E Beale
2 Mrs D Lesley J Parker
3 John Cornelius (C)
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Robert Parker
6 David A Adams
A birthday compliment to Mr. William Evans of Devizes.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Stanton Drew, Somerset
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 3 August 1968 (13–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (5m)
1 Alan J Coombs
2 Robin L Coles
3 Ian P Cox
4 Alan F Lee
5 David C Hawkins
Each ringer conducted a different method.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shapwick, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 3 August 1968 in 2h 42 (11–1–8 in F)
5040 Doubles (14m)
Being three extents each of five methods—Stedman, Grandsire, Rev. St. Bartholomew. Plain Bob and Rev. Canterbury; five variations— Fortune. Old, Kennington, St. Columb and Southrepps; and four spliced compositions—Dedworth, Northrepps, April Day and Clifford’s Pleasure.
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Mrs D Lesley J Parker
3 Graham Nabb
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Robert Parker
6 Mervyn R Arscott
Rung in honour of the birthday of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
Most m/v to a peal (2 & 3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Merriott, Somerset
All Saints
Saturday, 10 August 1968 in 2h 38 (12–0–12 in G)
5040 Kent Treble Bob Minor
Seven extents.
1 Arthur H Reed
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Graham Nabb
5 Rodney A C Cross
6 Keith E Beale (C)
Rung in memoriam British Steam Locomotive, 1825-1968.
First of Treble Bob (2,4,5,6).
First of Minor (3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Freshford, Somerset
St Peter
Saturday, 10 August 1968 in 3h (11–2–11 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (4m)
In four methods, being 10 extents of Reverse St. Bartholomew. 12 extents each of Rev. Canterbury and Plain Bob and eight of Grandsire.
1 John C Sheppard
2 Kay Whittaker
3 Julian E Newman
4 Peter J Devrell
5 Alan F Lee (C)
First five-bell peal (1 & 2).
100th peal as conductor.
Rung half-muffled in memoriam Rev. Dr. Francis Pollard, Rector of Freshford 1955-67. and chairman of the Bath Branch of Bellringers.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 11 August 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1440 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Erica Pankhurst
2 Kay Whittaker
3 Shirley A Cox
4 Alan F Lee
5 John R Hobbs
6 Robin L Coles (C)
First of Surprise as conductor.
Rung in memoriam Rev. Dr. Francis Pollard, late chairman of the Bath Branch.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Halse, Somerset
St James the Less
Tuesday, 13 August 1968 (10–0–22 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Albert W Knight
5 Rodney A C Cross
6 A Cross
First quarter (6).
First of Plain Bob Doubles by all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
St George, Wilton
Wednesday, 14 August 1968 (8–1–18 in G)
1280 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Herbert V Young
2 Dudley F Sheldon
3 Brenda M Bindon
4 Deborah Bishop
5 A S Bishop
6 Arthur H Reed
7 Keith E Beale
8 Raymond F Arscott (C)
Rung with best wishes to the tower captain (2) and Mrs. Sheldon on their 36th wedding anniversary.
First of Cambridge (3,7,8).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dunkerton, Somerset
All Saints
Friday, 16 August 1968 in 2h 24 (5–0–18 in C)
5040 Doubles (2m)
Being 20 extents Plain Bob and 22 Grandsire.
1 Stanley C Davis
2 Victor J Bowring
3 Henry J Coombs
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 Alan J Coombs
6 Albert F Butt
First peal “inside’ (2 & 3).
Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to the ringer of the second.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ashbrittle, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 17 August 1968 in 2h 33 (8–0–21 in G)
5040 Doubles (42m)
In eight methods—All Saints’, Rev. St. Bartholomew, St. Simon, St. Martin, St. Nicholas. Winchendon, Plain Bob and Rev. Canterbury; 22 variations—Marchington, Fortune, Eynsham, St. Albans, Elford, St. Ignatius. St Paul, St. Leonard, Austrey, Churchill, St. Giles, Lapley, Shareshill, Heyford. St. Miles, St. John, Ryton, Chilton, Old, Kennington. Southrepps and St. Columb; and 12 spliced compositions— Rushall, Northrepps, Cassington, St. Peter, St. Thomas, St. Luke, April Day, Seighford, May Day, Clifford’s Pleasure, Little Aston and Royston.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Keith E Beale (C)
3 John Cornelius
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Robert Parker
6 Mrs D Lesley J Parker
25th peal, and for the Association (1).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 18 August 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Valerie Thompson
2 Alan F Lee
3 Hilary Jacobs
4 John H Thompson
5 Shirley A Cox (C)
6 Erica Pankhurst
For Evensong.
First as (C), and away from cover (1).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 25 August 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (2m)
1 Hilary Jacobs
2 Erica Pankhurst
3 Michael J Hawkins
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 John H Thompson
6 R Miles
First in more than one method by all except (4 and 5).
250th quarter (4).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Selworthy, Somerset
All Saints
Monday, 26 August 1968 (12 in G)
1260 Minor (2m)
Kent T.B. and St. Clement's.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Frederick C Arscott
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Leslie H Arscott
5 Raymond F Arscott
6 Keith E Beale (C)
A birthday compliment to (2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Exford, Somerset
St Mary Magdalene
Monday, 26 August 1968 in 2h 25 (10–2–2 in G)
5040 Doubles (10m)
Being 42 extents in 10 methods: Stedman, New Bob, Stedman Slow Course. Huntspill. St. Simon, St. Martin. Plain Bob, Rev. St. Bartholomew. Grandsire, Rev. Canterbury Pleasure
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Frederick C Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Leslie H Arscott
5 Gordon H Baldam
6 Mervyn R Arscott
A birthday compliment to (2).
First peal of Doubles (5).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Halse, Somerset
St James the Less
Wednesday, 28 August 1968 (10–0–22 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Fred Pike
2 Thomas Hancock
3 William A J Knight (C)
4 Frances Morris
5 Albert W Knight
6 A Smith
Rung half-muffled in memoriam Rear-Admiral R.F. Storrs C.B.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Long Sutton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Thursday, 29 August 1968 (16–2–19 in E♭)
1320 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Mervyn A Arscott
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Arthur H Reed
5 Raymond F Arscott
6 Keith E Beale (C)
First in method by all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Stanton Drew, Somerset
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 31 August 1968 in 2h 57 (13–1–8 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (13m/22v)
13 methods: Coxwell Place, Union, Stedman, Winchendon Place, St Nicholas, St Martin, St Simon, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, Plain Bob, Reverse St Bartholomew, Grandsire, Reverse St Faith, Reverse Union; 14 variations: St Miles, St John, St Giles, St Paul, St Leonard, St Albans, Eynsham, Southrepps, St Columb, Kennington, Old, Fortune, Norfolk, Lapley; eight spliced compositions: St Peter, St Luke, St Thomas, Cassington, Clifford's Pleasure, Wychbold, April Day, Dedworth.
1 Christine J Mitchell
2 Julian E Newman
3 Peter J Devrell
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 David A Burt
First five-bell peal: 1. Most methods, etc., in a peal by all the band.
First peal on the bells since restoration in 1962.
Ringing World page reference: 2998.0772

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Staplegrove, Somerset
St John the Evangelist
Tuesday, 3 September 1968 (12½ in G)
1260 Stedman Doubles
1 Arthur H Reed (C)
2 James E Brewer
3 John Cornelius
4 Rodney A C Cross
5 Keith E Beale
6 Mervyn R Arscott
A birthday compliment to Mrs. Sheila Arscott, wife of (6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Seavington St Mary, Somerset
St Mary
Wednesday, 11 September 1968 in 2h 30 (6–2–21 in B)
5040 Doubles (9m)
Stedman, St Simon, St Martin, Winchendon Place, St Nicholas, Reverse Canterbury, Plain Bob, Grandsire, Reverse St Bartholomew, with two spliced compositions.
1 Raymond F Arscott
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 Adrian F Arscott (C)
4 John Cornelius
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Mervyn R Arscott
First Peal as Conductor, aged 15.
Birthday Compliment to Brenda M Bindon.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 15 September 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1280 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Erica Pankhurst
2 Kay Whittaker
3 Robin L Coles
4 John R Hobbs
5 Shirley A Cox
6 David J Barnett
7 Ian P Cox
8 Alan F Lee (C)
First of Surprise Major by all except conductor, and first of Surprise Major on the bells by all-local ringers.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Wednesday, 18 September 1968 (4–1–10 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Miss Marian J Beale
3 Miss Linda M Dade
4 W Dennis Whatmore
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Adrian K Whatmore
Rung with the best wishes of the band to Miss M.E. Norman, on her departure to Portsmouth Training College.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Langford Budville, Somerset
St Peter
Friday, 20 September 1968 (11–0–8 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (10m)
120 Each Stedman, Kennington, Southrepps, Reverse St Bartholomew, April Day, Reverse Canterbury, Cliffords Pleasure, Dedworth, 240 Plain Bob, 60 Grandsire.
1 Gordon H Baldam
2 Miss M Lewis
3 Rodney A C Cross
4 John Cornelius
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Frederick Mills
Most methods (2 & 3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Thurloxton, Somerset
St Giles
Saturday, 21 September 1968 in 2h 40 (6–0–2 in B♭)
5400 Doubles (14m)
Being 45 extents in five methods — four Plain Bob, eight Rev. Canterbury Pleasure, three Rev. St. Bartholomew, three All Saints and two Grandsire: two variations—three Kennington. three Southrepps and seven spliced compositions — three April Day, three Seighford, three Clifford’s Pleasure, three Little Aston, three Northrepps. three Rushall and one Dedworth.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 Rodney A C Cross
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
First peal on five bells (3 & 4).
Most m/v to a peal (3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dunkerton, Somerset
All Saints
Saturday, 21 September 1968 in 2h 39 (5–0–18 in C)
5040 Doubles
Being 42 extents in two methods — Grandsire and Plain Bob, one variation — Kennington, and two spliced compositions — Wychbold and Dedworth.
1 Stanley C Davis
2 Jean Lee
3 Alan F Lee (C)
4 George J Hawkins
5 Julian E Newman
6 Albert F Butt
Rung as a 90th birthday compliment to Mrs. Lucy Butt, a 60th birthday compliment to Stanley Davis, and a wedding peal for David Barnett and Dawn Kendall, married at Twerton-on-Avon on this day.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 22 September 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1296 Surfleet Surprise Minor
1 Barbara Burt
2 Alan F Lee (C)
3 Shirley A Cox
4 Kay Whittaker
5 David A Burt
6 Robin L Coles
First in method by all the band.
Rung in memoriam Benita K. Sheppard (nee Whetherly), died September 19th (aged 29) in Singapore. She was the first girl to ring in the tower when the local band was formed 15 years ago.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Cothelstone, Somerset
St Thomas of Canterbury
Sunday, 22 September 1968 (18–1–25 in E)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Albert W Knight
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Rodney A C Cross

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Angersleigh, Somerset
St Michael
Friday, 27 September 1968 (12–0–5 in A♭)
1260 New Grandsire Doubles
1 Linda M Dade
2 Marian J Beale
3 John Cornelius
4 Rodney A C Cross
5 Keith E Beale (C)
For Harvest Festival.
First in the method for all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 29 September 1968 (4–1–10 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (5m)
1 Adrian K Whatmore
2 Keith E Beale (C)
3 Marian J Beale
4 W Dennis Whatmore
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Rodney A C Cross
Rung as a compliment to Rev. R.L. Lewis on the 30th anniversary of his first celebration of the Holy Communion.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 29 September 1968 (4–1–10 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (5m)
1 Adrian K Whatmore
2 Keith E Beale (C)
3 Marian J Beale
4 W Dennis Whatmore
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Rodney A C Cross
A compliment to the Vicar, Rev. R.L. Lewis, on the 30th anniversary of his first celebration of the Holy Communion.
Rung on Michaelmas Day.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 29 September 1968 (10–3–16 in F)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Kenneth Welch
2 Frederick Welch
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Keith E Beale
5 John Cornelius
6 Reginald Welch
7 Robert J Dean (C)
8 Rodney A C Cross
For the Patronal Festival.
First of Triples in method (3).
First on eight (8).
25th Quarter Peal on this Bell for John.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hinton St George, Somerset
St George
Sunday, 29 September 1968 (14–1–12 in E)
1272 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 John Cornelius
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Rodney A C Cross
6 Raymond F Arscott
For Harvest Festival, and a Birthday Compliment to Mr. R. Gillard, Tower Captain.
First in Method by All.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ilton, Somerset
St Peter
Monday, 30 September 1968 (12–0–18 in F)
1260 St Peter's Bob Doubles
1 Robert J Dean
2 Arthur H Reed
3 Rodney A C Cross
4 John Cornelius
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Roy Welch
First in method by all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corfe, Somerset
St Nicholas
Tuesday, 1 October 1968 (6–1–15 in B♭)
1260 St Nicholas Bob Doubles
1 Adrian F Arscott
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 John Cornelius
4 Keith E Beale (C)
5 Raymond F Arscott
6 Rodney A C Cross
First in method for all.
125th quarter (3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Langport, Somerset
All Saints
Wednesday, 2 October 1968 (15 in F♯)
1440 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1 Rodney A C Cross
2 Arthur H Reed
3 John Cornelius
4 Edwin Dibble
5 Cecil T Clarke
6 Keith E Beale (C)
First in method for all except (5).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Monkton, Somerset
St Augustine
Friday, 4 October 1968 (17–3–11 in D♯)
1260 Doubles (4m)
120 Thurlby & Plain Bob, 480 Old Hudibras, 600 Ready Money, 60 Plain Bob.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Keith E Beale (C)
3 John Cornelius
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Rodney A C Cross
6 Frederick Mills
Rung on the eve of the Golden Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L Arscott.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wootton Courtenay, Somerset
All Saints
Saturday, 5 October 1968 in 2h 38 (10 in G)
5040 Doubles (62m/v)
Being 42 extents in 12 methods — Rev. St. Bartholomew, All Saints’, New Bob, Huntspill, Plain Bob, Rev. Canterbury Pleasure Bob, St. Nicholas, Winchendon Place. St. Simon. St. Martin. Minster Bob and Grandsire; 40 variations—Thurlby, Fawley, Little Linford. Little Wyrley, Old Hudibras, Wootton Courtenay, Angersleigh, Thornfalcon, Courage, Oak and Acorn, Cothelstone. Bagborough, Ready Money. Woodhay, Curry Mallet. Barrington. Ruishton. Staplegrove, Flying Scotsman, Shepton Beauchamp, Southrepps. St. Giles, St. Miles, Kennington. St. Albans. St. Paul. Old, St. Columb, Lapley. Shareshill. Heyford, St. John, Ryton. Chilton, Eynsham. Elford. St. Ignatius. St. Leonard. Austrey and Churchill: eight spliced compositions — April Day, Seighford. May Day, Clifford's Pleasure, Little Aston. Royston, Northrepps and Dedworth.
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Arthur H Reed
3 John Cornelius
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Mervyn R Arscott
Most methods/variations to a peal by all.
Rung for the Golden Wedding this day of Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Arscott.
Ringing World page reference: 3002.0851

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Selworthy, Somerset
All Saints
Saturday, 5 October 1968 in 2h 42 (12 in G)
5040 Minor (2m)
3 Extents Reverse Canterbury, 4 Extents Plain Bob. (7 Different Callings)
1 Sylvia M Arscott
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 Charles H J Arscott
4 Frederick C Arscott
5 Leslie H Arscott
6 Raymond F Arscott (C)
First Peal 1.
A Family Peal rung to Celebrate the Golden Wedding Anniversary this day of Mr Harry Arscott, ringer for the past 60 Years & Mrs Arscott.
Ringers of 3, 5, 6, are sons, 4 a Brother, 1 & 2 Children of the Conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Coker, Somerset
St Martin of Tours
Sunday, 6 October 1968 (12 in G)
1264 Plain Bob Major
1 Charles H J Arscott
2 Marian J Beale
3 Adrian F Arscott
4 Brenda M Bindon
5 John Cornelius
6 Leslie H Arscott
7 Keith E Beale
8 Raymond F Arscott (C)
For the Golden Wedding of Mr & Mrs Harry Arscott.
First on Eight 1.
First of Major 3 & 6.
First on Inside Bell to Plain Bob Major 4.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 6 October 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1440 Duffield Major
Composed by Julian Newman
1 George W Massey
2 Roger I Kendrick
3 Alan F Lee
4 George J Hawkins
5 Julian E Newman (C)
6 Peter J Devrell
7 Robin L Coles
8 Raymond E J Baker
First of Duffield on the bells, for the Association, and by all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 13 October 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Stedman Doubles
768 cover.
1 Erica Pankhurst
2 Alan F Lee (C)
3 Kay Whittaker
4 Ian P Cox
5 Robin L Coles
6 Valerie Thompson
7 Hilary Jacobs
8 Michael J Hawkins
First Stedman an by all except conductor.
All are members of the church choir in which all four parts are represented.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Woolavington, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 19 October 1968 in 2h 45 (10–2–24 in F♯)
5040 Double Oxford Bob Minor
Seven different extents.
1 Mervyn A Arscott
2 Cecil T Clarke
3 John Cornelius
4 Raymond F Arscott
5 Edwin Dibble
6 Keith E Beale (C)
Rung on Association Dinner Day.
50th peal for the Association (2).
First in the method by all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Staplegrove, Somerset
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 20 October 1968 (12½ in G)
1260 Doubles (12m)
120 each St Hilary, Blackburn, Westminster II, St Vedast, New Bob, Huntspill, St Remigius, Winchendon Place, St Nicholas, St Simon/St Martin/St Osmund, 60 St Simon
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Arthur H Reed
3 John Cornelius
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Rodney A C Cross

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chipstable, Somerset
All Saints
Monday, 21 October 1968 (6–2–26 in A♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Edgar Quicke (C)
2 George Maidment
3 V Gunter
4 Henry Purchase
5 Fred Casley
6 Herbert V Young
For Confirmation Service.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wiveliscombe, Somerset
St Andrew
Tuesday, 22 October 1968 (16–2–18 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Edgar Quicke
2 Herbert V Young
3 Mrs P Bellamy
4 George Sparkes
5 Henry Purchase
6 William J Nurcombe
7 Fred Casley (C)
8 Mervyn H Bellamy
First quarter (8).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Trull, Somerset
All Saints
Thursday, 24 October 1968 (14–1–20 in E)
1260 Doubles (11m)
120 each Stedman, Reverse St Bartholomew, All Saints, St Simon, St Martin St Nocholas, Winchendon Place, Reverse Canterbury, Plain Bob, Old, 60 Grandsire
1 A Piggott
2 John Cornelius
3 Mervyn A Arscott (C)
4 Keith E Beale
5 Rodney A C Cross
6 Frederick Mills
For United Nations Day.
First as conductor.
First of Doubles (1).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Curry Mallet, Somerset
All Saints
Saturday, 26 October 1968 in 2h 50 (10–3–1 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (60m)
Being 42 extents: In 32 methods — Rev. Grandsire, Stedman, Union, St. Faith’s Slow Course, St. Julian, Grandsire, New Grandsire, New Antelope, Antelope. Stedman Slow Course. Coxwell Place. St. Botolph, St. Hilary, Westminster II. Blackburn Place. St. Vedast. New Bob. Huntspill, St. Remigius. St. Nicholas. Winchehdon. St. Osmund. St. Simon, St. Martin, Plain Bob, Rev. Canterbury, All Saints’, Rev. St. Bartholomew. Minster Bob. Rev. Union. Rev. St. Faith’s Slow Course. Rev. St. Julian. 21 variations — Eynsham. St. Ninian. St. Leonard. Elford. St. Felix. Austrey, St. Ignatius. Amersham , Churchill, Lapley, Horsley, St. John. Shareshill. St. Cleer, Ryton. Heyford, Sarratt. Chilton, St. Columb. Marchington, Fortune, 7 spliced compositions — May Day, St. Patrick, Cassington. St. Peter, Clifford's Pleasure, Little Aston. Royston.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Arthur H Reed
3 John Cornelius
4 Raymond F Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Leslie H Arscott
Most methods/variations to a peal (4 & 6).
Most methods to a peal of
Doubles on tower bells for the Association and all the band.
25th as conductor and 25th as conductor for the Association.
Rung as a 33rd wedding anniversary compliment to Mr. and Mrs.H. Cornelius, parents of the ringer of the third.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Angersleigh, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 27 October 1968 in 2h 48 (12–0–5 in A♭)
5040 Doubles (22m)
Being 22 methods/variations/spliced compositions, in 42 extents: Seven methods — Stedman, Plain Bob. Minster Bob, Grandsire, Rev. St. Bartholomew, All Saints, Rev. Canterbury Pleasure, six variations — Old, Kennington, Fortune. Marchington, St. Columb, Southrepps, nine spliced com positions — April Day. Seighford. May Day, Dedworth, Northrepps, Rushall. Clifford's Pleasure, Little Aston, Royston
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Rodney A C Cross
5 Keith E Beale (C)
For the Taunton Branch peal week.
First peal on the bells.
First on five bells (3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corfe, Somerset
St Nicholas
Monday, 28 October 1968 in 2h 25 (6–1–15 in B♭)
5040 Doubles (34m)
Being 34 methods/variations/spliced compositions, in 42 extents: 13 methods — Stedman. St. Simon, St. Martin, Winchendon Place, St. Nicholas, Grandsire. Rev. Union. Rev. St. Faith's Slow Course, All Saints’, Plain Bob, Minster Bob. Rev. St. Bartholomew, Rev. Canterbury Pleasure, 12 variations — St. Ignatius, Churchill, Chilton, Heyford, Fortune, Marchington. Eynsham, St. Leonard. St. John, Lapley, Old, St. Columb, nine spliced com positions — Cassington, St. Peter, St. Luke, St. Thomas, Rushall, May Day, Northrepps, April Day, Clifford ’s Pleasure.
1 Keith E Beale
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 Rodney A C Cross
4 John Cornelius
5 Raymond F Arscott (C)
6 Mervyn R Arscott
For the Taunton Branch peal week.
Most methods 'inside' (2).
Most methods as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Halse, Somerset
St James the Less
Tuesday, 29 October 1968 in 2h 45 (10–0–22 in F♯)
5280 Doubles (24m)
Being 24 methods/variations/spliced compositions in 44 extents: 12 methods — Stedman. Rev. St. Bartholomew, All Saints’. St. Simon, St. Martin. Rev. Union, Rev. St. Faith's Slow Course, St. Nicholas, Winchendon. Plain Bob. Rev. Canterbury Pleasure, Grandsire, six variations — Fortune, Marchington, Lapley, St. Giles, St. John, St. Miles, six spliced compositions — Rushall, Cassington, St. Peter, St. Thomas, April Day, Clifford's Pleasure.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 John Cornelius
3 Mervyn A Arscott (C)
4 Rodney A C Cross
5 Keith E Beale
6 Frederick H Mills
A 20th wedding anniversary compliment to Mervyn R. and Mrs. Arscott.
First peal, first attempt (6).
First peal as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Monkton, Somerset
St Augustine
Wednesday, 30 October 1968 (17–3–11 in D♯)
1680 Doubles (13m/v)
120 each Stedman, Norfolk, Plain Bob, Folke, Cadbury, St Simon, Reverse Canterbury, Southrepps, Cliffords Pleasure, Little Aston, All Saints, Reverse St Bartholomew, 240 Grandsire.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Keith E Beale (C)
5 Raymond F Arscott
6 Rodney A C Cross
A Peal Attempt Called Round Owing to Insufficient Time.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash Priors, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Thursday, 31 October 1968 in 2h 49 (9–1–17 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Seven extents.
1 Keith E Beale
2 Leslie H Arscott
3 Frederick C Arscott
4 Anthony Piggott
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Rodney A C Cross (C)
For the Taunton Branch peal week.
First peal (4).
First peal as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Fitzhead, Somerset
St James
Friday, 1 November 1968 in 2h 47 (12–1–14 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (50m/v)
Being 50 methods/variations/spliced com positions in 42 extents: 12 methods — Reverse Union, St. Simon. Rev. St. Faith's Slow Course. St. Martin, St. Nicholas. Winchendon Place, Rev. Canterbury, Minster Bob. Plain Bob. Rev. St. Bartholomew, All Saints’, Grandsire, 25 variations — St. Albans, Eynsham , Elford. St. Ignatius. St. Paul, St. Leonard, Austrey, Churchill. St. Giles, St. Miles, Lapley, Shareshill, Hevford. St. John. Ryton. Chilton, St. Columb, Southrepps. Cadbury, Old. Norfolk. Kennington. Fortune. Folke. 13 spliced com positions — Cassington. St. Peter. St. Thomas, St. Luke. Clifford's Pleasure, Little Aston. Royston, Dedworth, April Day, Seighford. May Day. Northrepps. Rushall.
1 Rodney A C Cross
2 Leslie H Arscott
3 Adrian F Arscott
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Frederick H Mills
For the Taunton Branch peal week.
Most methods to a peal: 1 & 3.
Most methods 'inside': 2.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Widcombe, Somerset
St Matthew
Saturday, 2 November 1968 (12 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Julian E Newman
2 Alan F Lee
3 Peter J W Hardwick
4 Robin L Coles
5 David C Hawkins (C)
6 Roger I Kendrick

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Swainswick, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 2 November 1968 (6–2–21 in A)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1 Roger I Kendrick
2 Peter J W Hardwick
3 Julian E Newman (C)
4 Robin L Coles
5 Alan F Lee
6 David C Hawkins
First in method by all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Newton St Loe, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 2 November 1968 (9–3–18 in F)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 George J Hawkins
2 Alan F Lee
3 Robin L Coles
4 Peter J W Hardwick
5 Julian E Newman (C)
6 Roger I Kendrick
First in method by all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bradford on Tone, Somerset
St Giles
Saturday, 2 November 1968 in 3h (17–3–7 in E♭)
5040 Doubles (41m)
Being 41 methods/variations/spliced compositions in 42 extents: 12 methods — Stedman, St. Simon. Rev. Union, St. Martin. Rev. St. Faith's Slow Course, Winchendon Place, All Saints’, Rev. St. Bartholomew, Grandsire, Rev. Canterbury, Minster Bob, Plain Bob, 19 variations — Flying Scotsman, Shepton Beauchamp, Eynsham, St. Ignatius, Elford, St. Leonard. Churchill. Austrey, St. John, Chilton, Ryton. Marchington, Fortune. St. Columb, Southrepps, Shardlow, Kennington, Old. Norfolk, 10 spliced compositions — Cassington, St. Peter, St. Luke, Rushall, Northrepps, Little Aston, Clifford’s Pleasure, May Day, Seighford, April Day.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 John Cornelius (C)
4 Rodney A C Cross
5 Keith E Beale
6 Albert W Knight
For the Taunton Branch peal week.
Most methods 'inside' (4).
First peal as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 3 November 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (2m)
1 Cherry I M Stapleford
2 Kay Whittaker (C)
3 Hilary Jacobs
4 Alan F Lee
5 Erica Pankhurst
6 Anne Ringham
For Evensong.
First quarter (6), in two methods 'inside' (3), and as (C).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Beckington, Somerset
St George
Saturday, 9 November 1968 in 2h 56 (16–2–25 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
J. E. Groves’ variation of J. J. Parker’s 12-part.
1 Paul Wareham
2 David T H Robertson
3 Douglas G Brown
4 Julian E Newman
5 Roger I Kendrick
6 Ernest E Bray
7 Alan F Lee (C)
8 Hugh Vennell
Rung for Armistice Day.
50th peal for the Association (6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 10 November 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Joanne F Fletcher
2 John R Hobbs
3 Kay Whittaker
4 Shirley A Cox
5 Alan F Lee (C)
6 Robin L Coles
7 Ian P Cox
8 Michael J Hawkins
For the 50th anniversary of Armistice Day.
Also in memoriam Ernest L. Cox, grandfather of the ringers of (4 and 7).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wiveliscombe, Somerset
St Andrew
Saturday, 16 November 1968 (16–2–18 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Kenneth G Lee
2 Herbert V Young
3 George Maidment
4 V Gunter
5 George Sparkes
6 William J Nurcombe
7 Fred Casley (C)
8 Archibald C Gale
Rung after the wedding of the grand-daughter of Lady Baden-Powell and the late Lord Baden-Powell.
First quarter, aged 11 yrs (1).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 16 November 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Hawkhurst Bob Triples
1 Thomas W Harris
2 Peter J W Hardwick
3 Kay Whittaker
4 David A Burt
5 Robin L Coles
6 Julian E Newman
7 Alan F Lee (C)
8 Henry J Coombs
First in the method by all the band, and on the bells.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bishop's Hull, Somerset
St Peter and St Paul
Saturday, 16 November 1968 in 2h 40 (10–0–21 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (62m/v)
Stedman Slow Course, Coxwell, St Botolph, Union, St Simon, St Martin, St Osmund, Reverse Union, Reverse St Faith, Reverse St Julian, St Nicholas, Winchendon Place, St Remigius, Minster, Plain, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, Reverse St Bartholomew, All Saints, Grandsire. Variations :- Eynsham, Elford, St Ignatius, St Leonard, Austrey, Churchill, St Albans, St Paul, St Ambrose, Lapley, Shareshill, Heyford, St John, Ryton, Chilton, St Giles, St Miles, Church Greasley, Norfolk, Old, Kennington, Shardlow, St Colomb, Southrepps, Fortune, Marchinmgton. with 15 spliced compositions.
1 Leslie H Arscott
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Mervyn R Arscott

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Buckland, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 23 November 1968 in 2h 56 (14–0–16 in E)
5040 Doubles (42m)
Being 42 methods in 42 extents: Reverse Grandsire, Stedman, Stedman Slow Course, Coxwell Place, St. Botolph, Union, St. Faith’s Slow Course, St. Julian. Uffington, Stowe Place, Grandsire, New Grandsire, Antelope, New Antelope, Rugby S.C., Slapton S.C., Merton S.C., Chesham S.C., Broughton S.C., Oakham S.C., Itchingfield S.C., Oakley S.C.. Chipstead S.C., Longford S.C., Thornborough S.C., Hascombe S.C.. St. Simon. St. Martin. St. Osmund, Westminster II. Blackburn Place St. Hilary, New Bob. Huntspill. St. Vedast. St. Nicholas, Winchendon St. Remigius, Plain Bob, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, All Saints, Reverse St. Bartholomew.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Arthur H Reed
3 John Cornelius
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Leslie H Arscott
Most Doubles on tower bells for the Association. Most methods for all the band.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash Priors, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 23 November 1968 (9–1–17 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 R Stone
2 F Pike
3 Thomas Hancock
4 Albert W Knight
5 Rodney A C Cross (C)
6 A F Cross
First quarter (1).
First as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Seavington St Mary, Somerset
St Mary
Thursday, 28 November 1968 in 2h 18 (6–2–21 in B)
5040 Doubles (61m)
Being 61 methods/variations/spliced compositions in 42 extents: 17 methods: Stedman, St. Simon, St. Osmund. Reverse Union, Reverse St. Julian, St. Martin. Reverse St. Faith's Slow Course, Winchendon Place, St. Remigius, St. Nicholas. Reverse St. Bartholomew. All Saints, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure. Plain Bob. Minster Bob, Reverse St. Sebastian and Grandsire; 28 variations and 16 spliced compositions.
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 John Cornelius (C)
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale
6 Mervyn R Arscott
Rung to welcome the Rev.R.J. Wood to the living of the Parish.
25th peal and for the Association.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Watchet, Somerset
St Decuman
Saturday, 30 November 1968 (16–0–0 in F)
1260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Brenda M Bindon
3 John Cornelius
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Leslie H Arscott
6 Raymond F Arscott
First in method by all except (C).
25th Together 3 & 4.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Stogumber, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 30 November 1968 (17–2–3 in E)
1440 Grandsire Minor
1 Frederick C Arscott
2 Herbert V Young
3 John Cornelius
4 Leslie H Arscott
5 Raymond F Arscott
6 Keith E Beale (C)
First in method by all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Oake, Somerset
St Bartholomew
Saturday, 30 November 1968 (8–3–8 in G)
1320 Reverse St Bartholomew Doubles
1 Frederick C Arscott
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 Adrian F Arscott
4 Leslie H Arscott
5 John Cornelius (C)
First in Method by All.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Huish Champflower, Somerset
St Peter
Saturday, 30 November 1968 (11–0–8 in F♯)
1320 Doubles (57m/v)
Union, St Faiths Slow Course, St Julian, Reverse St Bartholomew, Reverse St Sebastian, All Saints, Poyle Slow Course, Colne Slow Course, Colne Slow Course, Runemede, St Simon, St Martin, St Osmund,Reverse Union, Reverse St Faith, Reverse St Julian, Cassington, St Peter, St Patrick Westminster II Blackburn, St Hilary, Burton Joyce, Lillingstone, Brightwell, New Bob, Huntspill St Vedast, Hendred Radlett, St Brewood, Winchendon Place, St Nicholas St Remigius, St John, Lapley, Horsley, Plain Bob, Reverse Canterbury, Old, Kennington, Southrepps, St Collumb, Shardlow, EST Ninian, St Jude, ST Laurence, St Austell, St Ignatious, Churchill, Amersham, Elford, Austrey, St Felix, Grandsire, Dedworth, St Leonard.
Composed by Arr. Keith E Beale
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Raymond F Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Leslie H Arscott
Most m/v to a quarter by all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hillfarrance, Somerset
Holy Cross
Saturday, 30 November 1968 (12 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (8m/4v)
120 each Plain Bob, Grandsire, St Simon, St Martin, Cassington/Reverse Union, St Peter/Reverse St Faith, Winchendon Place, St John, Lapley, !80 St Nicholas.
1 Marian J Beale
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Leslie H Arscott
5 Mervyn A Arscott (C)
6 Keith E Beale

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chipstable, Somerset
All Saints
Saturday, 30 November 1968 (6–2–26 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Herbert V Young
2 Frederick C Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Leslie H Arscott
5 Keith E Beale
6 Raymond F Arscott (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash Priors, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 30 November 1968 (9–1–17 in G)
1260 Doubles (4m/v)
480 Plain Bob, !20 Each April Day, Kennington, 540 Grandsire.
1 Mervyn A Arscott
2 Frederick C Arscott
3 John Cornelius (C)
4 Leslie H Arscott
5 Rodney A C Cross
6 Ayliffe Cross

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bath, Somerset
Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul
Sunday, 1 December 1968 (33–0–25 in C)
1259 Grandsire Caters
1 David J Orledge
2 Peter J England
3 George J Hawkins (C)
4 S Arthur Read
5 Peter J W Hardwick
6 Julian E Newman
7 Roy W Rice
8 Walter S Rice
9 Alan F Lee
10 Roger I Kendrick
For Evensong on Advent Sunday.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Halse, Somerset
St James the Less
Wednesday, 11 December 1968 in 2h 37 (10–0–22 in F♯)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
34 120's and 4 240's, 11 different callings.
1 Raymond F Arscott (C)
2 Thomas Hancock
3 Francis J Morris
4 Albert W Knight
5 Rodney A C Cross
6 Albert H Smith
Rung for the Silver Wedding anniversary of Tower Captain Tom Hancock and Mrs. Hancock.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Batheaston, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Friday, 13 December 1968 (13–2–18 in F)
1280 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 George W Massey (C)
2 Julian E Newman
3 David A Burt
4 Alan F Lee
5 Peter J Devrell
6 Robin L Coles
7 Raymond E J Baker
8 Roger I Kendrick
First Surprise Major (2), and S.M. 'inside' (5).
Date ??

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash Priors, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Friday, 13 December 1968 (9–1–17 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Frances Gadd
2 F Morris
3 Albert W Knight
4 F Pike
5 Rodney A C Cross (C)
6 A Cross
A Silver Wedding anniversary compliment to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hancock.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Sampford Arundel, Somerset
Holy Cross
Saturday, 14 December 1968 in 2h 40 (8–0–0 in G♯)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being one extent each of Oxford Treble Bob. Kent Treble Bob, Grandsire. St. Clement's College Bob. Childwall College Bob. Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Bob and Plain Bob.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 Leslie H Arscott
4 Arthur H Reed
5 John Cornelius
6 Keith E Beale (C)
400th peal (4).
First in seven Minor methods by all except (4 & 6), and as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 21 December 1968 in 2h 41 (10–3–16 in F)
5040 Doubles (76m)
Being 76 methods/variations/spliced compositions in 42 extents; in 16 methods: St. Simon. St. Martin, St. Osmund, Reverse Union. Reverse St. Faith’s Slow Course, Reverse St. Julian. St. Nicholas. Winchendon Place, St. Remigius, Reverse St. Bartholomew, All Saints, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure. Minster Bob. Reverse St. Sebastian, Plain Bob and Grandsire; in 44 variations and 16 spliced compositions.
1 Adrian F Arscott
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 John Cornelius (C)
4 Raymond F Arscott
5 Keith E Beale
6 Leslie H Arscott
Most methods etc. by all the band, and for the Association.
Quickest on the bells.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Twerton on Avon, Somerset
St Michael
Sunday, 22 December 1968 (13–1–7 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (5m)
768 cover.
1 Christopher J Stillman
2 Kay Whittaker
3 John H Thompson
4 Alan F Lee (C)
5 Hilary Jacobs
6 Caroline Sutton
7 Michael J Hawkins
8 S Duckett
First quarter (6), and most methods (5).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Staplegrove, Somerset
St John the Evangelist
Sunday, 22 December 1968 (12½ in G)
1260 Doubles (2m)
600 Staplegrove and 660 St John's Doubles.
1 Harold T Thorne
2 Arthur H Reed
3 John Cornelius
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Frederick H Mills
A Birthday Compliment to John.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Angersleigh, Somerset
St Michael
Tuesday, 24 December 1968 (12–0–5 in A♭)
1260 Doubles (14m/v)
April Day, Reverse St Bartholomew, Norfolk, Old, Plain Bob, Kennington, May Day, Minster Bob, Seighford, All Saints, Dedworth, Grandsire, Litchurch, Reverse St Sebastian.
1 Richard T Smith
2 John Cornelius
3 Marian J Beale
4 Keith E Beale (C)
5 Mervyn A Arscott
A Birthday Compliment to Mervyn R Arscott.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Churchstanton, Somerset
St Peter and St Paul
Friday, 27 December 1968 (11–2–27 in F)
1440 Treble Bob Minor (2m)
720 each Kent, Oxford.
1 Mervyn R Arscott
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 John Cornelius
4 Raymond F Arscott
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Keith E Beale (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Batheaston, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 28 December 1968 in 2h 55 (13–2–18 in F)
5024 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J Barker
1 Jane M Dennis
2 David A Burt
3 George J Hawkins
4 Peter J Devrill
5 Julian E Newman
6 Alan F Lee (C)
7 Ian P Cox
8 Robin L Coles
First peal of Major (1).
First of Major on the bells.
Rung for the Christmas Festival.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Curry Mallet, Somerset
All Saints
Tuesday, 31 December 1968 in 2h 34 (10–3–1 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (46m)
Being 46 meth./var./spliced in 42 extents: 12 methods: Stedman, St. Simon, St. Martin. St. Nicholas, Winchendon, Rev. St. Bartholomew, All Saints. Rev. Canterbury Pleasure, Plain Bob. Grandsire, Minster Bob and Rev. St. Sebastian; 24 variations; 10 spliced compositions.
1 Brenda M Bindon
2 Adrian F Arscott
3 John Cornelius (C)
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale
6 Mervyn R Arscott
50th peal, and for the Association (5).
In memoriam 1968.