Performances report

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Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Sunday, 1 January 2017 (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Lakesend Bob Minor
1 Becky Boorman
2 Judy Aplin
3 Ray Jones
4 John Parsons
5 John Boorman
6 Clifford Nicholls (C)
For Morning Service on New Years Day

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
North Cheriton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 1 January 2017 in 43m (8¾)
1260 Doubles (8m/V)
360 Grandsire, 180 Plain Bob, 120 each: Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, Southrepps Pleasure, Clifford's Pleasure, Reverse St. Bartholemew, April Day, Dedworth.
1 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
2 Mike Wigney
3 Jim Shepard
4 Terry Nicholls
5 Simon Tremewan

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chewton Mendip, Somerset
St Mary Magdalene
Monday, 2 January 2017 in 3h 15 (24–1–1 in E♭)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Andrew H Ball
2 Raymond Haines
3 Jennifer C M Hancock
4 Robert E Beck
5 Julian F Back
6 George E Wyatt
7 Julian N Ferrar (C)
8 David C J Marshall
Rung on the 90th birthday of Mrs C de Tracy Reade, Reader Emeritus of this church. First in method 5 and 6.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Backwell, Somerset
St Andrew
Monday, 2 January 2017 in 48m (17–3–9 in E♭)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 M Susan Threlfall
2 Jennifer M Taylor
3 J Ann Taylor
4 Richard O Humphries
5 Anthony J Cox
6 Glenn A A Taylor
7 Rebecca J Cox
8 David M W Threlfall (C)
Rung in memory of Joan Gray, ringer and chorister at St Andrews, who died on 31 December 2016 aged 92. RIP

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
South Cadbury, Somerset
St Thomas a Becket
Tuesday, 3 January 2017 (13–1–22 in F)
1260 Doubles (1p/4m)
60 Stedman, 120 Union, 240 Reverse Canterbury, 480 Plain Bob, 360 Grandsire.
1 Tracey Diment
2 Stanley J Redmond
3 Geoffrey Batson
4 Paul A Reeves (C)
5 Kevin L W Newport
6 Edward P Reeves
Rung in memory of Arthur Diment a former ringer at Shillingstone Dorset.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Tuesday, 3 January 2017 in 1h 57 (21lb 9oz in D)
5040 Surprise Minor
(12m: (1) Carlisle (2) Chester, Munden (3) Allendale, Westminter (4) York, Durham (5) Beverley, Surfleet (6) Cambridge, Ipswich (7) Bourne)
1 Michael R Spencer
2 Michael Hatchett
3 Marion Newman
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Richard A M Newman (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5517.0057

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Wednesday, 4 January 2017 in 43m (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Tilney All Saints Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Valerie Stone
4 John Parsons
5 Giles R Morley
6 Martin J Blazey (C)
First in method by all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Kewstoke, Somerset
St Paul
Wednesday, 4 January 2017 in 46m (9¾ in G)
1260 Primrose Hall Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 John Parsons
4 Valerie Stone
5 Martin J Blazey
6 Giles R Morley (C)
An 18th birthday compliment to Edward Williams, Grandson of the Treble ringer.
First in method for all. 2,500th Q (6).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dowlish Wake, Somerset
St Andrew
Wednesday, 4 January 2017 in 2h 41 (7–3–10 in A♭)
5056 Raunds Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Christopher R Field
2 Pauline Campling
3 Rebecca J Cox
4 Pauline McKenzie
5 Richard O Humphries
6 George H Campling
7 Anthony J Cox (C)
8 David Hird
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0129

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Winford, Somerset
The Blessed Virgin Mary and St Peter
Thursday, 5 January 2017 in 44m (13–3–26 in E)
1260 Doubles (1p/5m/5v)
60 Stedman, 120 each St Nicholas, Lapley, Winchendon Place, St John, St Remigius, Horsley, Huntley Place, Obediah, Plain Bob & April Day
1 Lorna E Swan
2 Teresa J Humphrey
3 Gerald V Skelly
4 Andrew H Ball
5 A Roy Shallish (C)
6 Mervyn A Arscott
Rung on the back 6

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
St Michael
Thursday, 5 January 2017 in 2h 54 (10–3–16 in F)
5088 Glasgow Surprise Major
Composed by Daniel Brady
1 Donald B Carter
2 Barrie Hendry
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Hilary A Beresford
5 Susan M Stott
6 Jeffrey Knipe
7 Nigel R Woodruff
8 Joseph St J Beaumont (C)
Birthday wishes to Sue Stott and Andee Beaumont
Ringing World page reference: 5518.0080

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Milverton, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 5 January 2017 in 52m (17–2–12 in E)
1372 Grandsire Triples
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Heather E Davis
3 Margaret A Taylor
4 Margaret R Laver
5 Mark G C Kent
6 Andrew F Howard
7 Giles R Morley
8 Preb Christopher J B Marshall
Rung as a Diamond Wedding compliment to the Tenor ringer and Felicity Marshall, also a birthday compliment to the ringer of the 5th.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bishop's Hull, Somerset
SS Peter and Paul
Friday, 6 January 2017 in 40m (10–0–21 in F♯)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Rosemary K Tuhey
2 Margaret A Taylor
3 Keith E Beale
4 Andrew F Howard
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Giles R Morley (C)
Rung to celebrate the life of Arthur Norris, much loved uncle of Ringer No. 2, who died unexpectedly on 1st January. John ch. 14 v 1-6. R.I.P. and rise in glory.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
SS Peter and Paul
Saturday, 7 January 2017 (20–3–5 in D)
1344 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Sheila C Matthews
2 Alison Wickson
3 Terry Nicholls
4 Sarah L Buckley
5 Dee J Urch
6 Peter N Felton
7 Julian F Back
8 Mervyn G Buckley (C)
First in method - 2
Get well compliment to Audry Truan
Compliments to Andy Mead for a significant birthday

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wells, Somerset
Cathedral Church of St Andrew
Sunday, 8 January 2017 in 54m (56–1–14 in C)
1259 Grandsire Caters
1 Peter Felton
2 Annabelle F Frost
3 Elizabeth A Evans
4 Rebecca J Cox
5 Helen Brown
6 Penelope I Hooper
7 Anthony J Cox (C)
8 Ken Brown
9 Matthew C Gardiner
10 Andrew P Deamer
For Evensong

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Durleigh, Somerset
St Hugh
Sunday, 8 January 2017 in 42m (10–0–4 in G)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Charles H P Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
2 Valerie Stone
3 Kay Smith
4 Michael Howes
5 Bill Wilkinson
6 Paul D Forbes-Harper
For Evensong.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 8 January 2017 in 3h 12 (19–1–6 in E♭)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by Giles B Thompson
1 Mervyn G Buckley
2 Raymond Haines
3 Andrew H Ball
4 Christopher R Field
5 Dee Urch
6 Claire O'Mahony
7 Barrie Hendry (C)
8 Robert E Beck
9 Tom E Mayes
10 David C J Marshall
Rung to celebrate the Diamond Wedding of PREB C.J.B. and Mrs F. Marshall
Ringing World page reference: 5517.0057

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Winford, Somerset
The Blessed Virgin Mary and St Peter
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 in 2h 57 (13–3–26 in E)
5088 Grafton Delight Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Raymond Haines
2 Christopher R Field
3 Rebecca J Cox
4 Richard O Humphries
5 Andrew H Ball
6 Stephen J Bateman
7 Anthony J Cox (C)
8 Bernard G North
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0129

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Quantoxhead, Somerset
St Etheldreda
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 in 47m (10 in G)
1440 St Etheldreda Surprise Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Michael Hatchett
3 Mark Philipson
4 Revd Jonathan G Rose
5 Martin J Blazey
6 Giles R Morley
900th Q. together (5&6).
First in method for all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
North Wootton, Somerset
Great Orchard Campanile
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 in 2h 30 (2–0–9 in F♯)
5088 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 David P Hammonds
2 Michael R Spencer
3 Jane C Spencer
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Lesley A Knipe
6 Jeffrey Knipe
7 Beverley Perry
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Rung to celebrate the birth of Chloe Knipe, latest granddaughter of Lesley and Jeffrey Knipe.
Ringing World page reference: 5534.0507

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Lympsham, Somerset
St Christopher
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 42m (11–0–7 in F♯)
1260 Salems Towers Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Valerie Stone
3 John Parsons
4 Ray Jones
5 Martin J Blazey
6 Giles R Morley (C)
Rung in memory of Pam Jenkins, ringer at Creech St Michael, on the day of her funeral. R.I.P.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Creech St Michael, Somerset
St Michael
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 43m (14 Cwt)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Helen M Hood
2 Rosemary Ball
3 Mark Philipson
4 David C Polly
5 Melvyn Freeman (C)
6 Mark G H Hood
Rung Half Muffled in memory of Pamela M Jenkins, Tower Captain in this church from 1974 - 1997.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Creech St Michael, Somerset
St Michael
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 43m (14 Cwt)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Dave Lock
2 David C Polly
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Paul D Forbes-Harper
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 V John Lock
Rung Half Muffled in memory of Pamela M. Jenkins, Tower Captain in this church from 1974 - 1997

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chewton Mendip, Somerset
St Mary Magdalene
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 50m (24–1–1 in E♭)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Roy Shallish
2 Andrew Ball
3 Teresa J Humphrey
4 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
5 Tim Hawkings
6 Barrie Hendry
7 Bernard North
8 David C J Marshall

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bleadon, Somerset
SS Peter and Paul
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 44m (8¾ in F♯)
1260 Salters Lode Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 John Parsons
3 Valerie Stone
4 Ray Jones
5 Giles R Morley
6 Martin J Blazey (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in 41m (6–1–20 in B)
1272 Primrose Surprise Minor
1 David P Hammonds
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Cathy Civill
4 David Ledger
5 Patrick Tucker
6 Michael R Spencer (C)
First in method -2

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wedmore, Somerset
The Bakery Tower, The Laurels
Thursday, 12 January 2017 in 1h 43 (8 lbs)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
One extent each:- London, Westminster, Bourne, Ipswich, Durham, Surfleet, Cambridge
1 Marion Newman
2 Barrie Hendry
3 Maryl R Chambers
4 Clifford R Nicholls
5 Nigel R Woodruff
6 Donald B Carter (C)
Rung in memory of Pam Jenkins
Ringing World page reference: 5518.0080

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Queen Camel, Somerset
St Barnabas
Thursday, 12 January 2017 in 55m (36–3–7 in C)
1260 Doubles (3m/2v)
Plain Bob, April Day, Reverse Canterbury, Clifford's Pleasure & Grandsire
1 Teresa J Humphrey
2 Terry Nicholls
3 Johan Nash-Smith (C)
4 Mark Drew
5 A Roy Shallish
6 Gerald V Skelly
With best wishes to Henry Taysom for a happy 82nd birthday tomorrow from all of the band

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Marston Magna, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 12 January 2017 in 40m (13–1–22 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Terry Nicholls
2 Teresa J Humphrey
3 Johan Nash-Smith
4 Mark Drew
5 Gerald V Skelly
6 A Roy Shallish (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wells, Somerset
St Cuthbert
Friday, 13 January 2017 in 54m (27–1–2 in D♭)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Peter N Felton (C)
2 Alison Wickson
3 Annabelle F Frost
4 Helen Brown
5 Paul Wotton
6 Ken Brown
7 Graham A Darke
8 Matthew C Gardiner
Rung prior to WABS AGM.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wedmore, Somerset
St Mary
Saturday, 14 January 2017 in 3h 29 (30–0–5 in D♭)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Jane D Bull
2 Hilary A Beresford
3 Barrie Hendry
4 Andrew M Bull
5 Andrew H Ball
6 Anthony J Cox (C)
7 Rebecca J Cox
8 Nigel R Woodruff
In memory of the seven men of Wedmore who died during World War I between 1st October 1916 and 21st March 1917: Private George Harris, Gunner Ernest Banwell, Private Edgar Capel, Private Bert Wall, Private Ernest Champney, Private Charles Tucker and Private Francis Stead
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0131

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Cranmore, Somerset
St Bartholomew
Saturday, 14 January 2017 (8–1–12 in A)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Jane Hooker
2 Alison Wickson
3 Peter Felton (C)
4 Graham A Darke
5 Chris Cawood
6 Mark Uphill
Rung following the Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving for the life of David Dixon, Cranmore Church organist for many years.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bradpole, Dorset
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 14 January 2017 in 3h 3 (15–1–0 in F♯)
5152 Johannesburg Surprise Major
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1 Lesley A Knipe
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Jane C Spencer
4 R Nicholas Lawrence
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 David P Hammonds
8 Michael R Spencer (C)
1st in method for 3,5,6,7,8 and as conductor
Ringing World page reference: 5519.0104

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Sunday, 15 January 2017 (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Badgeworth Bob Minor
1 Frank Jordan
2 Jenny Spence
3 Ray Jones
4 John Boorman
5 Alan Castell
6 Clifford Nicholls (C)
For Morning Service. Also to congratulate Joanne and Neil Berrill on the birth of their three daughters, Caitlin Jennifer, Isla Marie and Lilia Willow on Saturday 7th January 2017.Best Wishes to the Grandparents Jim and Jenny Spence and Jen Berrill. Also love to Kieran on the birth of his three sisters. Jenny, Joanne and Neil are members of our of our Tower

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Newton St Loe, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 15 January 2017 (9–3–18 in F)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Alan J Coombs
2 Nicholas C Field
3 Josh D P Jones
4 Phill Butler
5 Nicki J Lang
6 Robert Perry (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Kelston, Somerset
St Nicholas
Sunday, 15 January 2017 in 39m (10–2–24 in F♯)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Phill Butler
2 Nicki J Lang
3 Nicholas C Field
4 Josh D P Jones
5 Robert Perry (C)
6 Alan J Coombs

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corston, Somerset
All Saints
Sunday, 15 January 2017 (9–2–25 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Julie E Doman
2 Philippa M Parfrey
3 Robert Perry (C)
4 Debbie C Parfrey
5 Nicki J Lang
6 Helena G Parfrey
First inside - 2

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 15 January 2017 in 49m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal
1 Raymond Haines
2 Sarah L Buckley
3 Mervyn G Buckley
4 Sarah J Quintin
5 Adrian P Beck (C)
6 Julian Back
7 Robert E Beck
8 Claire O'Mahony
9 Thomas E Mayes
10 David C J Marshall
For Evensong
Birthday compliment to Jane Mann

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bath, Somerset
Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul
Sunday, 15 January 2017 in 55m (33–0–25 in C)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Richard Sweet
2 Nicki J Lang
3 Nicholas C Field
4 Jody A Wood
5 Phill Butler
6 Michael J Stubbs
7 Josh D P Jones
8 Robert Perry (C)
Rung before evening service.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Axbridge, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Monday, 16 January 2017 (14–3–26 in F)
1260 Doubles (4m)
360 St Simons, 240 Reverse Canterbury, 240 Grandsire, 420 Plain Bob
1 John Dunstone
2 Harry Dudden
3 Jude Akhurst
4 Tim Hawkings (C)
5 Roy Shallish

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Seavington St Mary, Somerset
St Mary
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 in 41m (6–2–21 in B)
1272 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Cathy Civill
2 Michael R Spencer
3 David Ledger
4 David Neal
5 Jane C Spencer
6 Patrick Tucker (C)
First Quarter Peal in the method - 4

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 in 48m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1344 Cornwall Surprise Major
1 Nicki J Lang
2 Andy Mead
3 Mervyn G Buckley
4 Robert E Beck
5 Raymond Haines
6 Tom E Mayes
7 Adrian P Beck (C)
8 David C J Marshall
The bands best wishes to David Massey

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Winford, Somerset
The Blessed Virgin Mary and St Peter
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 in 46m (13–3–26 in E)
1260 Winford Bob Triples
Composed by E W Martin
1 Susan P E Bateman
2 Andrew H Ball
3 Mervyn G Buckley
4 Leslie E Perry
5 Penelope I Hooper
6 Stephen J Bateman
7 Brian V Mountjoy (C)
8 Beverley Perry
First quarter in the method - 3.1.7.3.7.3.7.1.7.1.5.1.5.1. Circled the tower 5 times since augmentation - 8

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Selworthy, Somerset
All Saints
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 in 43m (12 in G)
1260 Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalene Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Valerie Stone
4 John Parsons
5 Martin J Blazey
6 Giles R Morley (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Marston Bigot, Somerset
Pig-le-Tower
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 in 1h 55 (20lb 11oz in D)
5152 Whitbourne Surprise Major
Composed by D W Beard
1 Brian V Mountjoy (C)
2 Raymond Haines
3 Anna M P Joyce
4 D John Hunt
5 Christopher R Field
6 Barrie Hendry
7 Stephen J Bateman
8 Adrian P Beck
Ringing World page reference: 5519.0104

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Brent Knoll, Somerset
St Michael
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 (20–3–0 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Ella Caulfield
2 Melvyn J Freeman (C)
3 Mo Sweet
4 Annabelle F Frost
5 Charles H P Pipe-Wolferstan
6 Daniel Anderson
Rung half muffled in memory of Sapper Walter Stone, died 18/01/1917 age 36, Royal Engineers Inland Waterways and Docks. Commemorated and buried in Brent Knoll Churchyard, he lived in Brent Knoll and was a ringer at Bleadon.
First quarter away from cover and first since losing her sight 1. Well done Ella.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Thursday, 19 January 2017 in 1h 59 (21lb 9oz)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by Simon Humphrey
1 Lesley A Knipe
2 Susan M Stott
3 Hilary A Beresford
4 Jane C Spencer
5 Michael R Spencer
6 Jeffrey Knipe
7 Richard A M Newman
8 Donald B Carter (C)
Rung as an 80th birthday compliment to Jean Stott
Ringing World page reference: 5519.0104

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Cheddar, Somerset
St Andrew
Thursday, 19 January 2017 in 3h 12 (22–0–26 in D)
5024 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Andrew H Ball
2 Ian P Hill
3 Robert E Beck
4 Brian V Mountjoy
5 Raymond Haines
6 Anthony J Cox (C)
7 Stephen J Bateman
8 Rebecca J Cox
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0129

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Evercreech, Somerset
St Peter
Friday, 20 January 2017 in 46m (21–0–10 in E♭)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal
1 Beverley Perry
2 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
3 Sheila Matthews
4 Dee Urch
5 Julian Back
6 Helen Brown
7 Robert E Beck
8 Phill Butler
9 Ken Brown
10 Matthew Higby

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Brent, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday, 20 January 2017 (16–0–25 in E)
1272 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Teresa J Dunstone
2 Annabelle F Frost
3 Mo Sweet
4 Melvyn J Freeman
5 John R Schmidt
6 Matthew C Gardiner (C)
First in method 2 and as conductor.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corston, Somerset
All Saints
Friday, 20 January 2017 in 42m (9–2–25 in A♭)
1288 Grandsire Triples
Composed by RW Willans
1 Philippa M Parfrey
2 Nicki J Lang
3 Debbie C Parfrey
4 Tom Cook
5 Jonathan D Storey
6 Robert Perry (C)
7 David L Parfrey
8 Helena G Parfrey
1st on 8, 1 & 8. 25th birthday compliment to Emma Cook.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Rode, Somerset
St Lawrence
Saturday, 21 January 2017 in 2h 52 (11–1–10 in F)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
1 Sally J Pickett
2 Christopher R Field
3 Graham J Wright
4 Claire O'Mahony
5 Roy LeMarechal (C)
6 Adrian P Beck
Rung to mark Radley Wheeler's 17 years as churchwarden and his retirement from the job. Sally is his successor.
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0129

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Saturday, 21 January 2017 in 2h (21lb 9oz in D)
5152 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by Anthony J Cox
1 Marion Newman
2 Lesley A Knipe
3 Ally Grieveson
4 Caroline Hunt
5 Susan M Stott
6 Jeffrey Knipe
7 Alex Hunt
8 Richard A M Newman (C)
1000th peal: 8
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0129

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Nempnett Thrubwell, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 22 January 2017 in 41m (9 in G)
1260 Doubles
720 Grandsire Doubles, 540 Plain Bob.
1 John L Sewart
2 Rodney J Gay
3 Judith M Green
4 Tish Jeffery
5 Andrew H Ball (C)
6 Paul J Wedlake
For Evensong.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 22 January 2017 in 50m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1344 London Surprise Major
1 Dee Urch
2 Adrian P Beck
3 Christine Thomas
4 Claire O'Mahony
5 Robert E Beck
6 Raymond Haines
7 David C J Marshall
8 Andy Mead (C)
First in method for Christine

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 in 42m (6–1–20 in B)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor (5 Methods)
216 each Berwick and Hexham, 288 Primrose; 360 each Ipswich and Cambridge; 33 COM.
1 David Ledger
2 Patrick Tucker
3 Cathy Civill
4 Jane C Spencer
5 David P Hammonds
6 Michael R Spencer (C)
A birthday compliment - 5

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Puckington, Somerset
St Andrew
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 in 43m (13 in F♯)
1260 Little Stukeley Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Valerie Stone
3 Ray Jones
4 Giles R Morley
5 John Boorman
6 Martin J Blazey (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 in 1h 59 (21lb 9oz in D)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor
(15m: (1) Carlisle, Northumberland, Sandiacre (2) Chester, Munden (3) Allendale, Westminster (4) London, Wells (5) York, Durham (6) Beverley, Surfleet (7) Cambridge, Ipswich)
1 Lesley A Knipe
2 Michael Hatchett
3 Marion Newman
4 Michael R Spencer
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Richard A M Newman (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0129

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Barrington, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 in 43m (15–3–2 in E)
1260 Parson Drove Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Valerie Stone
4 John Boorman
5 Martin J Blazey
6 Giles R Morley (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Glastonbury, Somerset
St Benedict
Thursday, 26 January 2017 in 42m (11–1–11 in F♯)
1272 Warkworth Surprise Minor
1 John R Dunford
2 Mervyn G Buckley
3 Penelope I Hooper
4 Beverley Perry
5 Leslie E Perry
6 Brian V Mountjoy (C)
A Thanksgiving for the life of Andrew Reeves

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Halse, Somerset
St James the Less
Friday, 27 January 2017 (10–0–22 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (3m)
St Simon's, Plain Bob, Grandsire.
1 Preb Christopher J B Marshall
2 Giles R Morley
3 Margaret A Taylor
4 Timothy M Payne
5 Keith E Beale (C)
6 Jonathan E Banton
Rung for the funeral of Charles Grimwade, past Churchwarden here.
100th Q together (2&3).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Midsomer Norton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 28 January 2017 in 3h 10 (21–1–15)
5042 Spliced Surprise Maximus (2 Methods)
2640 Yorkshire, 2402 Cambridge, 9 changes of method, all the work.
Composed by D W Beard (arrangement D B Carter)
1 Donald B Carter (C)
2 Mervyn G Buckley
3 Andrew H Ball
4 Hilary A Beresford
5 Georgina Barratt
6 Christopher R Field
7 Barrie Hendry
8 Robert E Beck
9 Thomas E Mayes
10 Robert Perry
11 Andy Mead
12 Adrian P Beck
First of Spliced Surprise Maximus - 3
100th peal - 2
500th peal together - 6 & 12
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0129

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Brent Knoll, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 28 January 2017 in 53m (20–3–0 in D)
1440 2m Surprise Minor
720 London, 720 Wells
1 Alex Hunt
2 Annabelle F Frost
3 Mo Sweet
4 Matthew C Gardiner
5 David C Polly
6 Melvyn J Freeman (C)
Rung in memory of Sue Frost, a ringer at this tower and mother of 2 who died on 28th January 2002.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bishop's Hull, Somerset
SS Peter and Paul
Saturday, 28 January 2017 (10–0–21 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (2m)
Grandsire, Plain Bob.
1 Pamela J Boulton
2 Keith E Beale (C)
3 Margaret A Taylor
4 Rachel S Davies
5 Giles R Morley
6 Michael J W Taylor
Rung by members of the Sunday service and practice night bands in memory of Jen Lander, daughter of Bishops Hull ringer Frances Waddy. May she rest in peace.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Backwell, Somerset
St Andrew
Saturday, 28 January 2017 in 3h 10 (17–3–9 in E♭)
5152 Adelaide Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Heather A Kippin
2 Christine Andrew
3 Richard O Humphries
4 Robert H Newton
5 Rebecca J Cox
6 Ian P Hill
7 Anthony J Cox (C)
8 Robert C Kippin
1100th peal: 2. 750th together: 6 & 7. 150th for the Association: 6.
Rung in memory of Joan Gray, a chorister and ringer at backwell for many years, and to mark the 90th birthday of Philip M J Gray
Ringing World page reference: 5541.0674

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Sunday, 29 January 2017 (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (5 Methods)
1 Nick Sparks
2 Ray Jones (C)
3 Jim Lambard
4 Yvonne Criddle
5 John Boorman
6 Judy Aplin
For Morning Service

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Portishead, Somerset
St Peter
Sunday, 29 January 2017 in 44m (15 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
rung with 3 covering tenors 7,6,8
1 Carolyn Dawson
2 Mary Gilbert
3 Angela Venn
4 Veronica Johnstone
5 Janet K Wyatt (C)
6 Les Curwood
7 George E Wyatt
8 David Colston
Rung in thanksgiving for the life of Tony Power a ringer in this tower and our friend.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corston, Somerset
All Saints
Sunday, 29 January 2017 in 39m (9–2–25 in A♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Julie E Doman
2 Lorna E Swan
3 Nicki J Lang (C)
4 Robert Perry
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Philippa M Parfrey
In memory of Alice Martindale, mother of Julie Doman

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 29 January 2017 in 55m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1408 London Surprise Major
Composed by Traditional
1 Andy Mead (C)
2 Sheila Matthews
3 Dee Urch
4 Adrian P Beck
5 Robert E Beck
6 Julian Back
7 Matthew R T Higby
8 David C J Marshall
First in method for Julian

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bath, Somerset
Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul
Sunday, 29 January 2017 (33–0–25 in C)
1295 Erin Caters
1 Nicki J Lang
2 Michael J Stubbs
3 Phill A Butler
4 Jody A Wood
5 A Roy Shallish
6 Robert Perry (C)
7 Mervyn A Arscott
8 Dave Kelly
9 Simon D G Webb
10 Paul Feast
First Erin Caters as conductor
First of Erin - 8

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wanstrow, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Monday, 30 January 2017 in 44m (8–0–27 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Karen Bold
2 Helen Parkin
3 John Davis
4 Mike Singer
5 Terry Nicholls (C)
6 Margaret Glasgow
First quarter treble.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ruishton, Somerset
St George
Monday, 30 January 2017 in 40m (8–0–10 in A)
1296 Minor (2m)
576 Cambridge Surprise, 720 St Clement's College Bob.
1 Margaret A Taylor
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 A Elizabeth Lane
4 Giles R Morley
5 Paul D Forbes-Harper
6 Keith E Beale (C)
42nd birthday compliment to Philip, son of Paul Forbes-Harper.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Broadway, Somerset
St Aldhelm and St Eadburga
Monday, 30 January 2017 in 42m (11–0–9 in F)
1260 Mixed Doubles
60 Stedman. 120 St Simons. 120 St Martins. 240 Plain Bob. 120 April Day. 240 Reverse Canterbury. 120 Cliffords Pleasure.240 Grandsire
1 Tricia Cox
2 Lynne Smith
3 Liz Rendell
4 Bob Parker
5 Johan Nash-Smith (C)
6 Graham Everitt

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Seavington St Mary, Somerset
St Mary
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 in 41m (6–2–21 in B)
1274 Spliced Surprise Minor (5 Methods)
240 each Carlisle, Chester and Munden; 312 York and 242 Durham;25 COM.
1 David P Hammonds
2 Cathy Civill
3 David Ledger
4 Jane C Spencer
5 Patrick C Tucker
6 Michael R Spencer (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 in 2h 7 (21lb 9oz)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by K W Scudamore
1 Jane C Spencer
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Maryl R Chambers
4 Barrie Hendry
5 Lesley A Knipe
6 Susan M Stott
7 Michael R Spencer
8 Clifford R Nicholls
9 Hilary A Beresford
10 Donald B Carter (C)
75th in the tower - 10
Specially arranged and rung as a birthday compliment to Richard Newman
Ringing World page reference: 5521.0153

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 in 60m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1584 Newgate Surprise Maximus
1 Thomas E Mayes
2 Nicki J Lang
3 Christine Andrew
4 Robert Perry
5 Andrew H Ball
6 Christopher R Field
7 Georgina Barratt
8 Claire O'Mahony
9 Andy Mead
10 Robert E Beck
11 Adrian P Beck (C)
12 David C J Marshall
In thanksgiving for the life of Eric Naylor

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Winford, Somerset
The Blessed Virgin Mary and St Peter
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 (13–3–26 in E)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
R,S,Y,C,L
1 Mervyn A Arscott
2 Matthew C Gardiner
3 Melvyn Freeman
4 Annabelle F Frost
5 Andrew H Ball
6 Tim Hawkings
7 David C J Marshall
8 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
4 & 6: Most spliced Surprise methods

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
North Wootton, Somerset
Great Orchard Campanile
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 in 38m (2–0–9 in F♯)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major
1 Katherine J Cobb
2 Mervyn G Buckley
3 Brian V Mountjoy
4 Leslie E Perry (C)
5 Penelope I Hooper
6 Helen Brown
7 Ken Brown
8 Beverley Perry
Birthday compliment to Pen.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash in Martock, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 in 39m (6–1–20 in B)
1260 Oxwich Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Giles R Morley
4 Valerie Stone
5 Martin J Blazey
6 John Boorman (C)
To wish Stuart, son of the Conductor, a rapid recovery from surgery.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Aller, Somerset
St Andrew
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 in 44m (6–3–14 in G)
1260 Wethereds Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Valerie Stone
4 John Boorman
5 Giles R Morley
6 Martin J Blazey (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wembdon, Somerset
St George
Thursday, 2 February 2017 in 43m (12½ in F♯)
1260 11 Doubles
Stedman, Reverse Canterbury 5 and Plain Bob 5.
1 Leslie E Perry
2 Beverley Perry (C)
3 Teresa J Humphrey
4 Mark Drew
5 A Roy Shallish
6 Gerald V Skelly
With best wishes to Terry Nicholls

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
North Curry, Somerset
SS Peter and Paul
Thursday, 2 February 2017 in 46m (16–3–24 in F)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Triples
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Carolyn J Crawley
3 Rosemary K Tuhey
4 V John Lock
5 Giles R Morley
6 Preb Christopher J B Marshall
7 Andrew F Howard
8 Mark G C Kent
For Candlemas.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire
Holy Trinity
Thursday, 2 February 2017 in 53m (29–2–26 in D♭)
1250 Surprise Major (2m)
Cambridge, Yorkshire
1 Adrian P Beck
2 Jane Mann
3 Claire O'Mahony
4 Sarah J Quintin
5 Nicki J Lang
6 Robert Perry (C)
7 John A Sealy
8 David C J Marshall
Rung as a celebration of the life of Tricia McLeod.
First of spliced: 2.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Quantoxhead, Somerset
St Etheldreda
Friday, 3 February 2017 in 41m (10 in G)
1320 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Keith Beale
2 Michael Hatchett
3 Giles R Morley
4 Martin Blazey
5 Alex Hunt
6 Mark Philipson (C)
21st Birthday Compliment to Lauren Eloise Eggington. Specially requested by her father Nicholas, a ringer from the Bishops Hull Band of the 1970s and '80s along with 1, 3, 5 & 6.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wanstrow, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday, 3 February 2017 in 42m (8–0–27 in G)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Ken Brown
2 Dee Urch
3 Sheila Matthews
4 Helen Brown
5 Peter Felton
6 Julian Back (C)
1 - circled the tower.
Best wishes to Terry Nicholls.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corston, Somerset
All Saints
Friday, 3 February 2017 in 45m (9–2–25 in A♭)
1288 Grandsire Triples
Composed by RW Willans
1 Helena G Parfrey
2 Robert Perry
3 Debbie C Parfrey
4 Nicki J Lang
5 Tom Cook
6 Jonathan D Storey
7 David L Parfrey (C)
8 Philippa M Parfrey
Rung open in celebration of the life Eric Naylor

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
SS Peter and Paul
Saturday, 4 February 2017 in 58m (20–3–5 in D)
1408 Quedgeley Surprise Major
Composed by Jack R Pease
1 Andy Mead (C)
2 Alison Wickson
3 Sheila Matthews
4 Dee Urch
5 Helen Brown
6 Julian Back
7 Peter Felton
8 Ken Brown
In Celebration of the life of David Massey

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 5 February 2017 (4–1–9 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (1p/2m)
1 Margaret R Laver
2 Rosemary K Tuhey
3 Penelope I Hooper
4 Keith A C Petersen
5 Frederick J Sage (C)
6 Maureen R Taylor
Rung in memory of C/Sjt William A Fowler, 2nd Battalion Royal Marine Light Infantry, one time ringer at Taunton St Mary’s & a member of the Bath & Wells DACR. He was killed in action aged 30 on 5th February 1917 & is buried in Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval. He is one of 4 St Mary’s ringers killed in WW1, commemorated on the old Treble bell and a tablet over the tower door.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Stowey, Somerset
St Nicholas and the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 5 February 2017 in 43m (6–2–4 in A)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Lorna E Swan
2 Sue Heathman
3 Dawn Wells
4 Steve Rogers
5 Peter Rogers (C)
6 Paul Feast
For Evensong. In memory of Helen Heathman.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Monday, 6 February 2017 (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (4 Methods)
1 Jill Burtenshaw
2 Judy Aplin
3 Ray Jones
4 Yvonne Criddle
5 John Boorman (C)
6 Jenny Spence
To celebrate the 65th Anniversary of the Accession of H.M.Queen Elizabeth 11. 200th Quarter together 2 & 5

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Newton St Loe, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Monday, 6 February 2017 in 43m (9–3–18 in F)
1260 Doubles
660 New Bob, 600 Huntspill
1 Philippa M Parfrey
2 Debbie C Parfrey
3 Nicki J Lang
4 Robert Perry (C)
5 Jonathan D Storey
6 Helena G Parfrey
For the Queen's Sapphire Jubilee
First in methods - 2

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hardington Mandeville, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Monday, 6 February 2017 in 43m (8–0–4 in A♭)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 Methods)
480 Rutland, 320 each Cambridge and Lincolnshire, 160 Yorkshire. (35 com)
1 Jan Sapiezynski
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Cathy Civill
4 David P Hammonds
5 Mike Blissett
6 David Ledger
7 Michael R Spencer
8 Patrick Tucker (C)
Most Spliced Surprise Major - 6
To commemorate the 65th anniversary of the accession of HM Queen Elizabeth II to the throne upon the death of her father, King George VI

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Creech St Michael, Somerset
St Michael
Monday, 6 February 2017 in 46m (14 in E)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Mervyn A Arscott
2 Margaret A Taylor
3 Patrick Tucker
4 Martin J Blazey
5 Paul D Forbes-Harper
6 Giles R Morley (C)
Rung for the 65th anniversary of the Accession to the Throne by the then Princess Elizabeth whilst holidaying at "Tree Tops" in Kenya, upon the death of her father, King George VI.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Timsbury, Somerset
The Pig Sty
Tuesday, 7 February 2017 in 2h 4 (0–1–15 in G)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Michael J Pomeroy (arr)
1 Brian J Woodruffe
2 Robert E Beck
3 Robert D S Brown
4 Adrian P Beck
5 Christopher R Field
6 Martin J E Daniels
7 Matthew R T Higby (C)
8 Brian V Mountjoy
100th peal as Conductor.
In memory of David G Massey.
Ringing World page reference: 5529.0343

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Tuesday, 7 February 2017 in 1h 58 (21lb 9oz in D)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor
(18m: (1) Northumberland, Carlisle, Sandiacre (2) Chester, Munden (3) Allendale, Westminster (4) London, Wells (5) York, Durham (6) Beverley, Surfleet, Berwick, Hexham (7) Ipswich, Cambridge, Bourne)
1 Marion Newman
2 Michael Hatchett
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Michael R Spencer
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Richard A M Newman (C)
250th peal on the bells.
In memory of David Massey
Ringing World page reference: 5522.0177

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Oake, Somerset
St Bartholomew
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 40m (8–3–8 in G)
1260 Doubles (6 Methods)
60 Stedman, 240 each Plain Bob, St Simons, St Martins, St Osmund, Eynesbury
1 Claire O'Mahony
2 Beverley Perry (C)
3 Nicki J Lang
4 Robert Perry
5 Paul D Forbes-Harper
3/4

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hillfarrance, Somerset
Holy Cross
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 45m (12 in F♯)
1320 Surprise Minor (2 Methods)
720 Beverley, 600 Surfleet
1 Nicki J Lang (C)
2 Claire O'Mahony
3 Paul D Forbes-Harper
4 Beverley Perry
5 Robert Perry
6 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan
In celebration of the life of David Massey
1/4

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Heathfield, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 39m (7–0–16 in B)
1260 Doubles (6 Methods)
60 of Stedman, 240 of Reverse Canterbury, St Nicholas, Winchendon Place, St Remegius, Huntley Place
1 Claire O'Mahony
2 Nicki J Lang
3 Robert Perry (C)
4 Paul D Forbes-Harper
5 Beverley Perry
4/4

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Fiddington, Somerset
St Martin
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 44m (7–3–4 in G)
1260 Old Bedford River Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Valerie Stone
4 John Parsons
5 Martin J Blazey
6 Giles R Morley (C)
Wishing Carole's fractured wrist,(belonging to the Conductor's wife), a rapid recovery.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bradford on Tone, Somerset
St Giles
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 47m (17–3–7 in E♭)
1272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Beverley Perry
2 Claire O'Mahony
3 Nicki J Lang
4 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
5 Paul D Forbes-Harper
6 Robert Perry
2/4

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
St Michael
Thursday, 9 February 2017 in 3h 3 (10–3–16)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal (3 Methods)
2160 Lincolnshire; 1440 Cambridge, Yorkshire; 13 com atw
Composed by M Maughan Arr D B Carter
1 Hilary A Beresford
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Susan M Stott
4 Jane C Spencer
5 Lesley A Knipe
6 Richard H Johnston
7 Michael R Spencer
8 Thomas R Garrett
9 Nigel R Woodruff
10 Donald B Carter (C)
First of Spliced Surprise Royal - 4
Specially arranged and rung as a birthday compliment to Jeffrey Knipe
Ringing World page reference: 5522.0177

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Milverton, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 9 February 2017 in 47m (17–2–12 in E)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Margaret R Laver
3 Carolyn J Crawley
4 Rosemary K Tuhey
5 Giles R Morley
6 Mark G C Kent
7 Andrew F Howard
8 Stephen J Crawley
Rung for the sapphire anniversary of the accession to the Throne by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II.
1st Q of Surprise Major (2).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Mark, Somerset
Holy Cross
Thursday, 9 February 2017 in 3h (19 cwt in E)
5024 Mark Delight Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Anthony J Cox (C)
2 Adrian P Beck
3 Christopher R Field
4 Raymond Haines
5 Richard O Humphries
6 Joseph St J Beaumont
7 Stephen J Bateman
8 Rebecca J Cox
First peal in the method. Rung to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Accession of HM the Queen and to mark local ringer John Creber's 80 years as a member of the Bath and Wells Association. Also a 70th birthday compliment to Sally K Lawrence.
Mark Delight Major
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Ringing World page reference: 5524.0226

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Limington, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 9 February 2017 in 43m (11–1–27 in G)
1272 Warkworth Surprise Minor
1 Terry Nicholls
2 Cathy Civill
3 Helen Brown
4 Leslie E Perry
5 Ken Brown
6 Beverley Perry (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Cranmore, Somerset
St Bartholomew
Friday, 10 February 2017 in 44m (8–1–12 in A)
1320 Julie McDonnell Delight Minor
1 Alison Wickson
2 Peter Felton
3 Helen Brown
4 Terry Nicholls
5 Ken Brown
6 Julian Back (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Longburton, Dorset
St James
Friday, 10 February 2017 in 43m (7–3–26 in A♭)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Mark D Symonds
2 Jonathan Godfrey
3 Andy Waring
4 David Marshall
5 Nick Baker
6 Tim Phillips (C)
First touch of Surprise: 3

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Friday, 10 February 2017 in 46m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1260 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thurstons Block
1 John R Schmidt
2 Dee Urch
3 Jane C Spencer
4 Teresa Dunstone
5 Adrian P Beck
6 Michael R Spencer
7 Raymond Haines (C)
8 David C J Marshall
In thanksgiving for the life of David Massey

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Frome, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 11 February 2017 in 50m (27–1–19 in C♯)
1344 Rutland Surprise Major
1 Robert E Beck
2 Claire O'Mahony
3 Robert Perry
4 Nicki J Lang
5 Raymond Haines
6 Elizabeth A Evans
7 Adrian P Beck
8 Andy Mead (C)
Dedicated to David Massey rung at his home Tower
In thanksgiving for the life of Mick Hobbs

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Fiddington, Somerset
St Martin
Saturday, 11 February 2017 (7–3–4 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Sue Campbell
2 Mary Gardner
3 Kay Smith
4 Marion Newman
5 John Parsons
6 Richard Newman (C)
For the Somerset Cuckoos particularly remembering Sheila Baker former secretary

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Brent, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 11 February 2017 in 44m (16–0–25 in E)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Margaret R Laver
3 Carolyn J Crawley
4 Rosemary K Tuhey
5 Giles R Morley
6 Stephen J Crawley
Rung before an un-supported traverse of Brent Knoll, without supplemental oxygen, to the village of Brent Knoll, where a second quarter peal was rung.
First in method 2.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Durleigh, Somerset
St Hugh
Saturday, 11 February 2017 (10–0–4 in G)
1260 Doubles
7 methods
1 Sue Campbell
2 Mary Gardner
3 Marion Newman
4 Richard Newman
5 John Parsons (C)
6 Kay Smith
For Somerset Cuckoos

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Brent Knoll, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 11 February 2017 in 49m (20–3–0 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Margaret R Laver
2 Rosemary K Tuhey
3 Carolyn J Crawley
4 Keith E Beale
5 Giles R Morley
6 Stephen J Crawley (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Sunday, 12 February 2017 (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (11 Methods)
1 Jill Burtenshaw
2 Judy Aplin
3 Jim Lambard
4 John Boorman
5 John Parsons (C)
6 Frank Jordan
For Morning Service. 100th Quarter together 3 & 5

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Westerleigh, Gloucestershire
St James the Great
Sunday, 12 February 2017 in 50m (20–2–1 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (4m)
300 New Bob, 360 Huntspill, 360 St Vedast, 240 Blaisdon
1 Gareth L M Lawson
2 Nicki J Lang
3 Nicholas C Field
4 Robert Perry (C)
5 Jonathan D Storey
6 Josh D P Jones
3/4

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Siston, Gloucestershire
St Anne Mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 12 February 2017 in 38m (9–2–12 in G)
1260 Doubles (2m)
660 St Simon's, 600 St Martin's
1 Jonathan D Storey
2 Robert Perry
3 Alan J Coombs
4 Nicholas C Field (C)
5 Josh D P Jones
6 Nicki J Lang
4/4

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire
St Thomas a Becket
Sunday, 12 February 2017 in 45m (12–1–14 in E♭)
1272 Ipswich Surprise Minor
1 Nicki J Lang
2 Josh D P Jones
3 Nicholas C Field
4 Jonathan D Storey
5 Robert Perry (C)
6 Gareth L M Lawson
2/4

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Durleigh, Somerset
St Hugh
Sunday, 12 February 2017 in 41m (10–0–4 in G)
1260 Buxton Bob Minor
1 Kay Smith
2 Valerie Stone
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
5 Michael T Howes
6 Paul D Forbes-Harper
For Evensong

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 12 February 2017 in 3h 13 (19–1–6 in E♭)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
C, Y, N, P, S, R
Composed by P.G.K. Davies / S.D. Chandler
1 Robert E Beck
2 Sheila C Matthews
3 Dee Urch
4 Julian F Back
5 Christopher R Field
6 Raymond Haines
7 David C J Marshall
8 Adrian P Beck (C)
In thanksgiving for the lives of Mick Hobbs and David Massey
First peal of spliced for Dee and Julian
Ringing World page reference: 5522.0177

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bath, Somerset
SMV, Bathwick
Sunday, 12 February 2017 in 3h 10 (18–3–20 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Royal
Composed by M J Stubbs
1 Thomas N Longridge
2 Molly S Waterson
3 Maggie F Willans
4 David P Sworder
5 Thomas E Mayes
6 Matthew J Butler
7 Thomas GA Wareing
8 Michael W Day
9 Georgina Barratt
10 Michael J Stubbs (C)
To mark the 30th anniversary of the augmentation and re-dedication of the bells.
Also remembering our friend Eric Naylor.
9 - circled the tower
Ringing World page reference: 5522.0177

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Lympsham, Somerset
St Christopher
Monday, 13 February 2017 in 43m (11–0–7 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Melissa G Hunt
2 Olivia T Hunt
3 Marion Newman
4 Richard A M Newman
5 Alex Hunt (C)
6 Caroline Hunt
First quarter peal: 1
50th together: 5, 6
An all family quarter
Ringing World page reference: 5524.0229

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Backwell, Somerset
St Andrew
Monday, 13 February 2017 in 48m (17–3–9 in E♭)
1272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Christine Andrew
2 Ben McGurrell
3 Glenn A A Taylor (C)
4 Rebecca J Cox
5 Anthony J Cox
6 Bernard G North
First surprise: 2

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 in 48m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1280 Deva Surprise Major
1 Sarah J Quintin
2 Mervyn G Buckley
3 Andrew H Ball
4 Andy Mead
5 Robert E Beck
6 David C J Marshall
7 Raymond Haines
8 Adrian P Beck (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash Priors, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 in 40m (9–1–17 in G)
1320 Ash Priors Treble Bob Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Michael Hatchett
3 Giles R Morley
4 Martin J Blazey
5 Revd Jonathan G Rose
6 Neil A Williams
Wishing John Taylor, Deputy Churchwarden of this church, a speedy recovery after surgery.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
North Wootton, Somerset
Great Orchard Campanile
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 in 56m (2–0–9 in F♯)
2017 Yorkshire Surprise Major
View composition
1 Brian V Mountjoy (C)
2 Stephen J Bateman
3 Penelope I Hooper
4 Leslie E Perry
5 Susan P E Bateman
6 Beverley Perry
7 Andrew H Ball
8 Mervyn G Buckley

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Marston Bigot, Somerset
Pig-le-Tower
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 in 1h 54 (20lb 11oz in D)
5088 Xenia Surprise Major
Composed by D W Beard
1 Brian V Mountjoy (C)
2 Stephen J Bateman
3 Anna M P Joyce
4 Raymond Haines
5 Adrian P Beck
6 D John Hunt
7 Barrie Hendry
8 Christopher R Field
Ringing World page reference: 5523.0201

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ash, Somerset
Holy Trinity
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 in 41m (6–1–20 in B)
1274 Spliced Surprise Minor (5 Methods)
240 each Carlisle, Chester and Munden; 312 York and 242 Durham;25 COM.
1 Jane C Spencer
2 Cathy Civill
3 David Ledger
4 Patrick C Tucker
5 David P Hammonds
6 Michael R Spencer (C)
Most spliced surprise minor - 5

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Portbury, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 16 February 2017 in 46m (21 in E♭)
1272 Ipswich Surprise Minor
1 A Roy Shallish
2 Teresa J Humphrey
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 George E Wyatt
5 Gerald V Skelly
6 Andrew H Ball (C)
Rung in memory of Mick Hobbs

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
35 Jaycroft Road
Thursday, 16 February 2017 in 2h 25 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Roger Baldwin
1–2 Christopher R Field
3–4 Peter N Felton
5–6 Timothy M Payne (C)
7–8 Alex Hunt
Dedicated to the memory of Mick Hobbs and David Massey
Ringing World page reference: 5533.0492

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Evercreech, Somerset
St Peter
Saturday, 18 February 2017 in 48m (21–0–10 in E♭)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
1 Andy Mead (C)
2 Robert E Beck
3 Dee Urch
4 Sheila C Matthews
5 Helen Brown
6 Peter N Felton
7 Phill Butler
8 Julian Back
9 Ken Brown
10 Adrian P Beck

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Sunday, 19 February 2017 (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Armitage-Is-The-Name Bob Minor
1 Ray Jones
2 Judy Aplin
3 Jenny Spence
4 Alan Castell
5 John Boorman
6 Clifford Nicholls (C)
For Morning Serice

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corston, Somerset
All Saints
Sunday, 19 February 2017 in 41m (9–2–25 in A♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Julie E Doman
2 Robert Perry (C)
3 Philippa M Parfrey
4 Deborah C Parfrey
5 Nicki J Lang
6 Helena G Parfrey
3 First 1/4 peal of Grandsire Doubles
Rung to celebrate the birthday of Jenny Burton (Tower Master at Corston)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 19 February 2017 in 49m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal
1 Andy Mead (C)
2 Nicki J Lang
3 Sarah L Buckley
4 Robert Perry
5 Dee Urch
6 Robert E Beck
7 Mervyn G Buckley
8 Adrian P Beck
9 Claire O'Mahony
10 David C J Marshall

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bovey Tracey, Devon
Wobbly Bob's Campanile
Sunday, 19 February 2017 in 1h 48 (10lb 7oz in F♯)
5088 Ghost Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Michael R Spencer
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Jane C Spencer
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Hilary A Beresford
7 Donald B Carter
8 Robert D S Brown (C)
Rung in memory of Ghost loyal companion to the Conductor and family passed away 21st January 2017 greatly missed.
500th together 4 and 8
First peal in the method Ghost Surprise Major
Place notation-38-14-58-16-12-38.56.1456-5678-1456-38-12-16-58-14-38-12
Leadhead b 15738264
FCH Groups BDc
Ringing World page reference: 5525.0251

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Coker, Somerset
St Martin of Tours
Monday, 20 February 2017 in 49m (12 in G)
1344 Spliced Surprise Major (3 Methods)
448 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire; 5 COM.
1 Yvonne Nicholls
2 Margaret J Bignell
3 Lawrence C Bignell
4 Jane C Spencer
5 Patrick C Tucker
6 David Ledger
7 David P Hammonds
8 Michael R Spencer (C)
First of spliced surprise major - 2

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Churchill, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Monday, 20 February 2017 in 45m (14–1–22 in F)
1260 Doubles (6m)
120 each Westminster II Bob, Blackburn Place, St Hilary Bob & Dragon Place; 480 Plain Bob; 300 Grandsire
1 Harry Dudden
2 Tim Hawkings
3 Teresa J Humphrey
4 Mark Drew
5 A Roy Shallish (C)
6 Andy Rains
Rung to wish Harry Dudden a happy birthday and also as a compliment to George Padgett-Chandler, sometime resident of Churchill, on his 100th birthday.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Taunton, Somerset
St Andrew, Rowbarton
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 in 2h 8 (2–1–2 in G)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (20m)
(1) London, Wells (2) Chester, Carlisle, Munden (3) Westminster, Allendale (4) Netherseale, Lightfoot, Waermouth (5) York, Durham (6) Surfleet, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham (7) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Primrose
1 Frederick J Sage
2 Michael C Hansford
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Brian V Mountjoy
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5524.0226

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Seavington St Mary, Somerset
St Mary
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in 42m (6–2–21 in B)
1260 Carlisle Kingmoor Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Charles H P Pipe-Wolferstan
4 Valerie Stone
5 Martin J Blazey
6 Giles R Morley (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
North Wootton, Somerset
Great Orchard Campanile
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in 38m (2–0–9 in F♯)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Teresa J Humphrey
2 Katherine J Cobb
3 Cathy Civill
4 Leslie E Perry
5 Brian V Mountjoy
6 Penelope I Hooper
7 Beverley Perry (C)
8 Andrew H Ball

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
North Wootton, Somerset
Great Orchard Campanile
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in 37m (2–0–9 in F♯)
1260 Oxford Bob Triples
1 Katherine J Cobb
2 Beverley Perry
3 Penelope I Hooper
4 Cathy Civill
5 Teresa J Humphrey
6 Leslie E Perry
7 Andrew H Ball (C)
8 Brian V Mountjoy
Circled tower nine times - 2.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in 33m (21lb 9oz in D)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor
(6m: London, Wells, Cunecastre, Allendale, Fryerning, Westminster)
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Michael R Spencer
3 Marion Newman
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Richard A M Newman (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chaffcombe, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 in 45m (10–2–6 in F)
1260 Evison Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Martin J Blazey
4 Valerie Stone
5 Charles H P Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
6 Giles R Morley

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Portbury, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 23 February 2017 in 48m (21 in E♭)
1272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Lorna E Swan
2 George E Wyatt
3 Teresa J Humphrey
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 A Roy Shallish
6 Andrew H Ball (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Milverton, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 23 February 2017 in 49m (17–2–12 in E)
1344 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
Lessness, Rutland.
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Rosemary K Tuhey
3 V John Lock
4 Giles R Morley
5 Preb Christopher J B Marshall
6 Mark G C Kent
7 Andrew F Howard
8 Timothy M Payne
Rung in memory of Malcolm (Joe) Chinn whose funeral was today, brother-in-law of Margaret Taylor, ringer at this tower.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Glastonbury, Somerset
St Benedict
Thursday, 23 February 2017 in 42m (11–1–11 in F♯)
1272 Red Rose Delight Minor
1 John R Dunford
2 Mervyn G Buckley
3 Penelope I Hooper
4 Beverley Perry
5 Leslie E Perry
6 Brian V Mountjoy (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Thursday, 23 February 2017 in 2h 5 (21lb 9oz in D)
5040 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
Composed by Peter Border
1 Donald B Carter
2 Barrie Hendry
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Hilary A Beresford
5 Lesley A Knipe
6 Jane C Spencer
7 Susan M Stott
8 Michael R Spencer
9 Clifford R Nicholls
10 Richard A M Newman (C)
150th on the bells as conductor
Ringing World page reference: 5524.0226

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corston, Somerset
All Saints
Thursday, 23 February 2017 (9–2–25 in A♭)
1288 Grandsire Triples
1 Beverley Perry
2 Terry Nicholls
3 A Roy Shallish
4 Mark Drew
5 Teresa J Humphrey
6 Johan Nash-Smith
7 R Will Willans (C)
8 Gerald V Skelly

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bitton, Gloucestershire
St Mary
Thursday, 23 February 2017 in 50m (14–1–4 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Terry Nicholls
2 Teresa J Humphrey
3 Beverley Perry
4 R Will Willans
5 Johan Nash-Smith
6 A Roy Shallish
7 Gerald V Skelly (C)
8 Mark Drew

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Widcombe, Somerset
St Matthew
Friday, 24 February 2017 in 45m (12 in F♯)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Nicholas C Field
2 Phill A Butler
3 Sarah J Quintin
4 Josh D P Jones
5 Matthew J Butler
6 Thomas G A Wareing (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Quantoxhead, Somerset
St Etheldreda
Friday, 24 February 2017 in 38m (10 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Kay Smith
2 Valerie Stone
3 Jan Swan
4 Tom Mitchell
5 Stephen Campbell
6 Mark Philipson (C)
Rung after the Wedding of Kate Adams and Charlie Kirkpatrick.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dordrecht, Netherlands
't Klockhuys
Friday, 24 February 2017 in 43m (1–2–7 in G)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Adrian P Beck
2 Susan A Haines
3 Matthew R T Higby (C)
4 Christine Thomas
5 Sarah L Buckley
6 David J Purnell
7 Peter N Felton
8 Mervyn G Buckley

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dordrecht, Netherlands
't Klockhuys
Friday, 24 February 2017 in 44m (1–2–7 in G)
1344 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Adrian P Beck (C)
2 Andrew H Ball
3 Christine Andrew
4 Matthew R T Higby
5 Raymond Haines
6 Christopher R Field
7 George Wyatt
8 Claire O'Mahony

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
West Coker, Somerset
St Martin of Tours
Saturday, 25 February 2017 in 44m (12 in G)
1260 St Simon's Bob Triples
1 Phill Butler
2 Josh D P Jones
3 Debbie C Parfrey
4 Nicki J Lang
5 Nicholas C Field
6 David L Parfrey
7 Robert Perry (C)
8 Philippa M Parfrey
1st in method 2, 3 & 5

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Thurloxton, Somerset
St Giles
Saturday, 25 February 2017 in 38m (6–0–2 in B♭)
1320 St Giles Bob Doubles
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Carolyn J Crawley
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Giles R Morley
5 Stephen J Crawley
Birthday compliments to Keith Beale (today) and Stephen Crawley (22nd).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Stoke St Gregory, Somerset
St Gregory
Saturday, 25 February 2017 in 44m (17½ in E)
1260 St Gregory Bob Doubles
1 Stephen J Crawley
2 Carolyn J Crawley
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Giles R Morley
5 Keith E Beale (C)
Birthday compliments to Keith Beale (today) and Stephen Crawley (22nd).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 25 February 2017 in 3h 9 (10–3–16 in F)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by C Middleton
1 Jeffrey Knipe
2 Richard W Ellis
3 Jane C Spencer
4 R Nicholas Lawrence
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 Michael R Spencer
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Rung as a birthday compliment to Lesley Knipe.
Ringing World page reference: 5534.0507

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Othery, Somerset
St Michael
Saturday, 25 February 2017 in 55m (18–1–6 in E)
1260 St Michael Bob Doubles
1 Stephen J Crawley
2 Carolyn J Crawley
3 Giles R Morley
4 Mervyn A Arscott
5 Keith E Beale (C)
Birthday compliments to Keith Beale (today) and Stephen Crawley (22nd).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Mells, Somerset
St Andrew
Saturday, 25 February 2017 in 48m (26–2–23 in C♯)
1260 Julie McDonnell New Bob Triples
Arranged by J Brannan
1 Terry Nicholls
2 Sheila Matthews
3 Alison Wickson
4 Dee Urch
5 Helen Brown
6 Ken Brown
7 Julian Back (C)
8 Ian Tucker
First in method for all.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hardington Mandeville, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday, 25 February 2017 in 41m (8–0–4 in A♭)
1260 Erin Triples
1 Phill Butler
2 David L Parfrey
3 Nicholas C Field
4 Nicki J Lang
5 Josh D P Jones
6 Debbie C Parfrey
7 Robert Perry (C)
8 Philippa M Parfrey
1st in method 2, 3, 5 & 6

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Coker, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 25 February 2017 in 43m (10 in G)
1288 Grandsire Triples
Composed by RW Willans
1 Philippa M Parfrey
2 Nicki J Lang
3 Josh D P Jones
4 Debbie C Parfrey
5 Robert Perry
6 Nicholas C Field
7 David L Parfrey (C)
8 Phill Butler

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Sunday, 26 February 2017 (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Stedman Doubles
1 Clifford Nicholls
2 Ray Jones (C)
3 John Parsons
4 Yvonne Criddle
5 John Boorman
6 Jenny Spence
For Morning Service. 1st in Principle as conductor

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Queen Camel, Somerset
St Barnabas
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 54m (36–3–7 in C)
1260 Doubles (1p,2m)
60 Stedman, 480 Plain Bob, 720 Grandsire
1 Stuart J Reeves
2 Stanley J Redmond
3 Kevin L W Newport
4 Paul A Reeves (C)
5 Matthew Salthouse
6 Edward P Reeves
For morning service and to celebrate Paul Reeves 70th Birthday

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Pitcombe, Somerset
St Leonard
Sunday, 26 February 2017 (9–0–23 in G)
1260 Doubles (4 Methods)
Stedman (60), St Simon's (240), Plain Bob (480), Grandsire (480).
1 Jenny Alderson
2 Julie Humphrey
3 Leslie E Perry
4 Beverley Perry (C)
5 Terry Nicholls
6 Peter Alderson
For Evensong

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Nempnett Thrubwell, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 44m (9 in G)
1260 Doubles (3m)
600 Plain Bob, 360 Reverse Canterbury & 300 Grandsire
1 Martin R Sperring
2 Rodney J Gay
3 Anthea Ames
4 Judith M Green
5 Teresa J Humphrey (C)
6 Paul J Wedlake
For evening service

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Durleigh, Somerset
St Hugh
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 42m (10–0–4 in G)
1260 Armitage-Is-The-Name Bob Minor
1 Valerie Stone
2 Kay Smith
3 Michael Howes
4 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
5 Bill Wilkinson
6 Mervyn A Arscott
For evensong

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dordrecht, Netherlands
't Klockhuys
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 2h 21 (1–2–7 in G)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Michael J Pomeroy (arr)
1 Mervyn G Buckley
2 Christine Andrew
3 Andrew H Ball
4 Adrian P Beck
5 Christopher R Field
6 Raymond Haines
7 George E Wyatt
8 Matthew R T Higby (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5536.0555

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Dordrecht, Netherlands
't Klockhuys
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 2h 28 (1–2–7 in G)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
768 Rutland, 704 London, 640 Pudsey and Superlative, 576 Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. 119 com, atw.
Composed by P G K Davies
1 Peter Felton
2 Paul M de Kok
3 Christine Andrew
4 Christopher R Field
5 Harm Jan A de Kok
6 Claire O'Mahony
7 Matthew R T Higby
8 Adrian P Beck (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5536.0555

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 52m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal
1 Andy Mead
2 Dee Urch
3 Robert E Beck
4 Sheila C Matthews
5 Elizabeth A Evans
6 Helen Brown
7 Julian Back
8 Ken Brown
9 Tom E Mayes (C)
10 David C J Marshall
For 'Messy Church'
First of Royal as Conductor

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bath, Somerset
Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 52m (33–0–25 in C)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Richard W Sweet
2 Fiona A Hartley
3 Phill Butler
4 Nicki J Lang
5 Nicholas C Field
6 Robert Perry (C)
7 Roger Haynes
8 Josh D P Jones
Rung for evening service.
Also for the birthdays of Jayne Bryan and Charlotte Bryan, aunt and cousin of Josh.
Heaviest bell rung into method: 8.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Axbridge, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 48m (19–3–14 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (1p/5m)
60 Stedman and 240 each New Bob, Westminster II Bob, Grandsire, Plain Bob & St Simons
1 Peter Hughes-Caley
2 Liz Lane
3 Teresa J Humphrey
4 Marcus T Ham (C)
5 A Roy Shallish
6 Harry Dudden
Rung for the Axbridge Civic Service

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Nynehead, Somerset
All Saints
Monday, 27 February 2017 in 45m (13–2–6 in F)
1260 Go Next Time Bob Minor
1 Bryan Williams
2 Kay Smith
3 Valerie Stone
4 Ray Jones
5 John Parsons
6 John Boorman (C)
Birthday compliments to Martin Blazey. 400th together 5 and 6

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Fivehead, Somerset
St Martin
Monday, 27 February 2017 in 43m (12–2–16 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Lynne Smith
2 Liz Rendell
3 Chris Cox
4 Bob Parker
5 Johan Nash-Smith
6 Patrick Rendell (C)
Forthcoming Birthday Wishes For Liz Rendell, Thurs 2nd March :-)))))))

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Corfe, Somerset
St Nicholas
Monday, 27 February 2017 in 42m (6–1–15 in B♭)
1260 Chapel Of Ease Bob Minor
1 Bryan Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Kay Smith
4 Valerie Stone
5 John Parsons
6 John Boorman (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Ruishton, Somerset
St George
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 in 42m (8–0–10 in A)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Carolyn J Crawley
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Martin J Blazey
5 Morley Bray
6 Paul D Forbes-Harper

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
North Petherton, Somerset
Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 in 55m (19–0–23 in E♭)
1272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Carolyn J Crawley
2 Morley Bray
3 Martin J Blazey
4 Paul D Forbes-Harper
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Keith E Beale (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Musbury, Devon
St Michael
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 in 44m (14 in G♭)
1260 Orkney Bob Minor
1 Bryan G Williams
2 Ray Jones
3 Valerie Stone
4 Charles H P Pipe-Wolferstan
5 Giles R Morley
6 Martin J Blazey (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wraxall, Somerset
All Saints
Thursday, 2 March 2017 in 47m (22–3–1 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (11m)
120 each Eaglethorpe Bob, Thurning Place, Wigsthorpe Bob, Armston Place, St Simons, St Martins, Plain Bob, Reverse Canterbury, St Nicholas & Winchendon Place; 60 Grandsire
1 George E Wyatt
2 Teresa J Humphrey
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 A Roy Shallish
5 Andrew H Ball (C)
6 Gerald V Skelly
Rung on the back 6 to mark 5 years of ministry of Frances Trickey, associate minister of Wraxall and Failand.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Burnham on Sea, Somerset
35 Jaycroft Road
Thursday, 2 March 2017 in 2h 16 (15 in C)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Mark B Davies
1–2 Christopher R Field
3–4 Peter N Felton
5–6 Timothy M Payne (C)
7–8 Alex Hunt
Ringing World page reference: 5525.0253

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Rowberrow, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Friday, 3 March 2017 in 41m (7 in B♭)
1260 Doubles (8m)
180 Stedman, 120 Reverse Canterbury, St Simon's, St Martin's, St Osmund's, Aynesbury, 240 Plain Bob, 240 Grandsire
1 Jenny Spence
2 Teresa J Humphrey
3 Roy Shallish
4 John Boorman
5 Tim Hawkings (C)
6 Adrian Adams
Rung on the eve of the 65th Wedding Anniversary of Denis and Vera Hawkings, parents of 5, with 65 calls

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Saturday, 4 March 2017 (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Celebration Doubles
1 Jill Burtenshaw
2 Jenny Spence
3 Yvonne Criddle
4 John Boorman
5 Clifford Nicholls (C)
6 Frank Jordan
Rung to Celebrate today the 65th Wedding Anniversary of Denis & Vera Hawkings. Denis has been a member of our Band for many years. 50th Quarter together 4 & 6

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Frome, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 4 March 2017 in 51m (27–1–19 in C♯)
1250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
1 Sheila C Matthews
2 Dee Urch
3 Helen Brown
4 Claire O'Mahony
5 Sarah J Quintin
6 Elizabeth A Evans
7 Andrew H Ball (C)
8 Andy Mead
4,900th quarter, 7.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Cullompton, Devon
St Andrew
Saturday, 4 March 2017 (19–2–4 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Yuka Jones
2 Elizabeth Lane
3 Nellie Calascione
4 David Lock
5 John Lock
6 Keith Petersen
7 Frederick J Sage (C)
8 Maureen R Taylor
First quarter on 8 1.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Worle, Somerset
St Martin
Sunday, 5 March 2017 (9–1–8 in F♯)
1260 Hempstead Bob Minor
1 Frank Jordan
2 Judy Aplin
3 Jenny Spence
4 Yvonne Criddle
5 John Boorman
6 Clifford Nicholls (C)
For Morning Service.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Seavington St Mary, Somerset
St Mary
Monday, 6 March 2017 in 44m (6–2–21 in B)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor (5 Methods)
1) 432 London and 288 Wells; 2) 288 Ipswich and Cambridge, 144 Bourne; 36 COM
1 Margaret J Bignell
2 David P Hammonds
3 Jane C Spencer
4 David Ledger
5 Patrick C Tucker
6 Michael R Spencer (C)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shap, Cumbria
St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 in 41m (7–2–19 in G)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Margaret R Laver
2 Rosemary K Tuhey
3 Carolyn J Crawley
4 Preb Christopher J B Marshall
5 David C J Marshall
6 Keith E Beale (C)
For the licensing and installation yesterday of Alun Hurd as Vicar of the parishes in the High Westmorland Benefice.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Greystoke, Cumbria
St Andrew
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 in 50m (7–0–26 in A)
1320 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Carolyn J Crawley
3 Rosemary K Tuhey
4 Preb Christopher J B Marshall
5 Giles R Morley
6 David C J Marshall

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Great Salkeld, Cumbria
St Cuthbert
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 in 49m (11–3–22 in A♭)
1320 Plain Bob Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Margaret R Laver
3 Rosemary K Tuhey
4 Carolyn J Crawley
5 Giles R Morley
6 David C J Marshall

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Wedmore, Somerset
St Mary
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 in 53m (30–0–5 in D♭)
1280 Pudsey Surprise Major
1 Barrie Hendry
2 Annabelle F Frost
3 Charles Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
4 Andrew H Ball
5 A Roy Shallish
6 Tim Hawkings
7 Matthew C Gardiner
8 Bernard G North
Rung in thanksgiving for the life of Mick Hobbs, whose funeral takes place on Friday

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 in 1h 57 (21lb 9oz in D)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor
(20m: (1) Northumberland, Carlisle, Sandiacre (2) Chester, Munden (3) Allendale, Fryerning, Westminster (4) London, Wells, Cunecastre (5) York, Durham (6) Beverley, Surfleet, Berwick, Hexham (7) Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge)
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Michael R Spencer
3 Marion Newman
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Richard A M Newman (C)
In memory of Mick Hobbs
Ringing World page reference: 5533.0492

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
St Michael
Thursday, 9 March 2017 in 2h 51 (10–3–16 in F)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
896 Pudsey;672 Cambridge,Lincolnshire,Rutland,Superlative, & Yorkshire;448 Bristol & London. 146 com atw. Cyclical 7 part.
Composed by D F Morrison
1 Lesley A Knipe
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Hilary A Beresford
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Barrie Hendry
6 Nigel R Woodruff
7 Donald B Carter
8 Joseph St J Beaumont (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5526.0276

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Milnthorpe, Cumbria
St Thomas
Friday, 10 March 2017 (11–0–14 in G)
1260 Spliced Minor (2 M, 1 Com)
St Clement's College, Plain)
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Margaret R Laver
3 Rosemary K Tuhey
4 Carolyn J Crawley
5 Giles R Morley
6 David C J Marshall
Rung on memory of Bob Comins, ringer and lifetime resident of Fitzhead, Somerset, whose funeral was today.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Millom, Cumbria
St George
Friday, 10 March 2017 in 48m (13–1–9 in F)
1320 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Rosemary K Tuhey
3 Carolyn J Crawley
4 Preb Christopher J B Marshall
5 Giles R Morley
6 David C J Marshall
A birthday compliment to Kate Morley, daughter of (5).

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Bath, Somerset
St Matthew, Widcombe
Friday, 10 March 2017 in 42m (12 in F♯)
1260 Doubles (3m)
360 St Simon's, 360 St Martin's, 540, Plain Bob.
1 Thomas G A Wareing
2 Sarah J Quintin
3 Phill Butler
4 Matthew J Butler
5 Nicholas C Field (C)
6 Josh D P Jones
Circled the tower: 6

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Queen Camel, Somerset
St Barnabas
Saturday, 11 March 2017 in 54m (36–3–7 in C)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Stuart J Reeves
2 Christopher J Reeves
3 Edward P Reeves
4 Paul A Reeves (C)
5 Frederick C Reeves
6 Arthur G Reeves
To celebrate at least 110 years of bell ringing in this tower by the Reeves family. Rung by direct descendants of Robert Reeves who was a bell ringer when the bells were rehung in 1907. Robert was Grandfather of 1 & 4, Great Grandfather of 2,3,5 & 6.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Pitminster, Somerset
St Mary and St Andrew
Saturday, 11 March 2017 in 3h 11 (11–0–26 in E)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Lesley A Knipe
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Richard H Johnston
4 Jeffrey Knipe
5 R Nicholas Lawrence
6 David P Hammonds
7 Thomas R Garrett
8 Michael R Spencer (C)
Rung in memory of Jan Haque a former ringer and chorister at Pitminster.
100th peal of Yorkshire Surprise Major - 4
750th peal - 8
Ringing World page reference: 5528.0321

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Marston Bigot, Somerset
St Leonard
Saturday, 11 March 2017 in 2h 37 (7–0–21 in B)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Nicki J Lang
2 Thomas G A Wareing
3 Dee Urch
4 Claire O'Mahony
5 Robert Perry
6 Sarah J Quintin (C)
First peal as conductor
First peal of minor for 3 and 6
First peal of Cambridge Surprise Minor for 2
Ringing World page reference: 5526.0276

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Durleigh, Somerset
St Hugh
Sunday, 12 March 2017 in 42m (10–0–4 in G)
1260 Badgeworth Bob Minor
1 Valerie Stone
2 Kay Smith
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Charles H P Pipe-Wolferstan (C)
5 Bill Wilkinson
6 Michael Howes
For Evensong.
A 70th birthday compliment to Paul Forbes-Harper, and best wishes to the tenor ringer for his
forthcoming operation.
1st in method 6.

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 12 March 2017 in 3h 5 (19–1–6 in E♭)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by Donald F Morrison
1 Hilary A Beresford
2 Andrew H Ball
3 Barrie Hendry
4 Mervyn G Buckley
5 Christopher R Field
6 Claire O'Mahony
7 Robert E Beck
8 Timothy M Payne (C)
9 Raymond Haines
10 Michael J Stubbs
Ringing World page reference: 5526.0276

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Hillfarrance, Somerset
Holy Cross
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 in 44m (12 in F♯)
1320 Hillfarrance Bob Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Valerie Stone
3 Revd Jonathan G Rose
4 Martin J Blazey
5 Giles R Morley
6 Neil A Williams
Believed to be the first Q in the method. PMM301 (X1456.1256.16.34.56-12)

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
East Huntspill, Somerset
The Little Orchard Tower
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 in 2h 8 (21lb 9oz)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by K W Scudamore
1 Marion Newman
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Maryl R Chambers
4 Susan M Stott
5 Brian V Mountjoy
6 Michael R Spencer
7 Clifford R Nicholls
8 Nigel R Woodruff
9 Richard A M Newman
10 Donald B Carter (C)
150th peal - 2
Ringing World page reference: 5527.0299

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association
Chilcompton, Somerset
St John the Baptist
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 in 49m (19–1–6 in E♭)
1280 Bristol Surprise Royal
1 Nicki J Lang
2 Andrew H Ball
3 Raymond Haines
4 Christopher R Field
5 Mervyn G Buckley
6 Robert Perry (C)
7 Robert E Beck
8 Claire O'Mahony
9 Andy Mead
10 David C J Marshall
Birthday compliments to Nicki Lang for today