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Hereford Diocesan Guild
Allensmore, Herefordshire
St Andrew
Sunday, 4 January 1914 in 2h 45 (10–3–18 in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
1 B Taylor
2 G Taylor
3 J Taylor
4 A Kitson
5 G Harris (C)
6 J Smith
Rung as a farewell to the conductor, who was leaving for Wolverhampton, and who carries with him the best wishes of the band for his success in his new sphere.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridgnorth, Shropshire
St Leonard
Saturday, 10 January 1914 in 2h 58 (18–0–18 in D)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thurstans' Four - Part
1 John Overton
2 Walter Hayward
3 George Case
4 John Elcock
5 Bertram Head
6 Wilfred Overton (C)
7 Horace W Overton
8 Ernest Foxall
First peal in the method 2. Rung as a birthday compliment to the conductor. The tenor and treble of the above peal have just been rehung by Messrs. Barwell, of Birmingham, and both bells give every satisfaction.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Coddington, Herefordshire
All Saints
Sunday, 11 January 1914 in 2h 48 (10–1–20 in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
1 Henry Webley
2 William Webley
3 Richard Thomas
4 Charles Webley (C)
5 Walter Greening
6 Fred Price
Rung, with best wishes, on the day of the baptism in Burma of Denis Paul Bulkeley, grandson of Canon and Mrs. Bulkelev, the Vicar of Coddington.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
St Weonards, Herefordshire
St Weonards
Saturday, 24 January 1914 in 3h 2 (10–0–24 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
Being seven 720’s, called differently.
1 Revd V A Creswell
2 Allen Gwynne
3 John Clark
4 Frank Voyce
5 Campbell Kings
6 William Poston (C)
First peal of Minor for the Vicar; and the first on the bells since Messrs. Barwell, of Birmingham, rehung the treble and second last autumn.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Stoke Edith, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 25 January 1914 in 2h 50 (14–2–14 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (3m)
(Being 16 Six-Scores each of Canterbury and Plain Bob. and 10 of Grandsire.)
1 Richard Griffiths
2 William Short (C)
3 William H Williams
4 Walter Taylor
5 Henry Taylor
6 Samuel Hill
First peal 6. Also first peal in three methods by all except the conductor. Rung after meeting one short for Minor, the tenor-man making up the band.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
St Bridget
Tuesday, 27 January 1914 in 2h 54 (8–3–19 in A♭)
5040 Minor (12m)
Being 720 each o f Double and Single Court, Double and Single Oxford, Double and Plain Bob, College Single and Canterbury Pleasure, and 360 each of Oxford and Kent Treble Bob, St.Clement's, and Grandsire.
1 John Bevan
2 Allen Gwynne
3 James Blake
4 John Gwynne
5 Edward Summers
6 William Poston (C)
First peal in twelve methods by the Hereford Diocesan Guild. Rung as a birthday compliment to J. Blake.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ross on Wye, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 29 January 1914 in 3h 7 (20–1–4 in E♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Groves' Variation of Parker's Twelve Part
1 Charles Sparkes
2 Arthur J Williams
3 Thomas Napper
4 William Short (C)
5 John Clark
6 Henry Kemp
7 Henry Taylor
8 Charles L Sadler
First peal of Triples 1. First peal 2. First peal away from tenor in Triples 7.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Mathon, Worcestershire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 5 February 1914 in 2h 49 (7–2–23 in A♭)
5040 Minor (7m)
(Being 720 each of Woodbine, Oxford and Kent Treble Bob, College Single, Oxford Bob, Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob.)
1 Charles A Layton
2 Charles Layton
3 Charles Powell
4 Christopher Bowers
5 Andrew Layton (C)
6 George Jordan
First peal 1. First peal with a bob bell 3.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridgnorth, Shropshire
St Leonard
Saturday, 7 February 1914 in 3h 4 (18–0–18 in D)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by J. R. Pritchard
1 John Overton
2 Walter Hayward
3 George Case
4 John Elcock
5 Bertram Head
6 Ernest Foxall
7 Wilfred Overton (C)
8 Horace W Overton
First peal of Major 2. First peal of Major as conductor. First peal of Plain Bob major by all the band and on the bells.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Lugwardine, Herefordshire
St Peter
Sunday, 8 February 1914 in 2h 57 (12–1–20 in F)
5040 Doubles (3m)
(Being 16 Six-Scores each of Plain Bob and Canterbury Pleasure, and 10 of Grandsire.)
1 Jasper Emerson
2 William H Williams (C)
3 Charles Clifford
4 James P Hyett
5 Walter Taylor
6 Edmund Brookes
First peal 1. Rung for evening service.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Kington, Herefordshire
St Mary
Friday, 13 February 1914 in 2h 50 (11–0–23 in F)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
(Ten different callings.)
1 Edwin J Gregory
2 William Short (C)
3 Edgar Price
4 Harley Smith
5 William Powell
6 Thomas Powell
First peal by all except the conductor. It was rung at the fifth attempt after four ropes had broken.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Coalbrookdale, Shropshire
Holy Trinity
Saturday, 14 February 1914 in 3h (18–3–27 in E♭)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by John Carter
1 John Overton
2 Joseph Hanley
3 Jack Garbett
4 Arthur Garbett
5 Charles L Lilley
6 William Short
7 William Saunders (C)
8 Frank Parker
First peal 8. First peal with a bob bell 3 and 4. Also first peal of Stedman on the bells with a local conductor.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bodenham, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 15 February 1914 in 3h 6 (12–1–20 in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
1 J Naylor
2 A Downes
3 W J Bullock
4 J K Armstrong
5 J E Lewis (C)
6 H Barber
First peal on the bells by an entirely local band, rung as a farewell peal to H, Barber.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Woolhope, Herefordshire
St George
Sunday, 22 February 1914 in 2h 55 (13¼ in F)
5040 Doubles (3m)
(Consisting of Canterbury, Plain Bob and Grandsire.)
1 Richard Griffiths
2 Charles L Sadler
3 William H Williams (C)
4 Walter Taylor
5 Henry J Taylor
6 Joseph Morris
First peal 6. First peal on the bells and rung for evening service.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
St Bridget
Tuesday, 24 February 1914 in 2h 58 (8–3–19 in A♭)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being 720 each of Double Oxford, Kent Treble Bob, College Single, Oxford Bob, Grandsire, Canterbury Pleasure and Plain Bob.
1 William Llewellyn
2 John Beavan
3 John Gwynne
4 Allen Gwynne
5 Edward Summers
6 William Poston (C)
First peal 1.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
All Saints
Thursday, 26 February 1914 in 3h 7 (17–2–19 in E)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
(Being 42 Six-Scores with ten different callings.)
1 Charles L Sadler
2 Albert E Hurcome
3 Henry Symonds
4 Charles H Sparks
5 Henry J Taylor (C)
6 Richard Powell
First peal on the bells.
Note. Claimed (wrongly) as first on the bells. Rung on the middle six.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Allensmore, Herefordshire
St Andrew
Friday, 20 March 1914 in 2h 54 (10–3–18 in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
1 Ben Taylor, Junr
2 William H Williams (C)
3 James Taylor
4 Alfred Kitson
5 George Harris
6 John Smith
Rung as a farewell peal to the Rev. J. E. Grasett on his retirement from the parish after 46 years as Vicar. The ringers, with others, were entertained to a substantial tea by the Vicar after the peal.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holmer, Herefordshire
St Bartholomew
Sunday, 12 April 1914 in 2h 57 (10–1–12 in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
42 Six-scores, 10 different callings
1 Charles H Sparkes
2 Albert E Hurcomb
3 Henry Symonds
4 James P Hyett
5 Henry J Taylor (C)
First Peal on the Bells

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Claverley, Shropshire
All Saints
Sunday, 12 April 1914 in 3h 5 (15–1–7 in F)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
(Ten different callings.)
1 Joseph Marsh
2 George Thomas
3 Cyril Boucher
4 Denis J Boucher
5 Ernest Drew (C)
6 William Owen
First peal 1. First peal away from the treble 5. Rung as a birthday compliment to W. Owen and as a farewell to J. Marsh and D.J. Boucher. All the band are local men.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Wellington, Herefordshire
St Margaret of Antioch
Monday, 13 April 1914 in 3h 5 (17–0–15 in F)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
(Being 42 Six-Scores, ten different callings.)
1 William H Williams (C)
2 Albert E Hurcome
3 Henry Symonds
4 Charles H Sparks
5 Henry J Taylor
Rung as a wedding compliment to Mr. C. Middleton (foreman of the local band), who was married on the above date.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
St Weonards, Herefordshire
St Weonards
Wednesday, 15 April 1914 in 3h 1 (10–0–24 in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
(Being 42 Six-Scores with ten different callings.)
1 Samuel F Williams
2 William Poston (C)
3 Alfred Brewer
4 Thomas Rowley
5 Revd V A Creswell
6 Francis A Oakley
First peal 2,3 and 4.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Glasbury on Wye, Powys
St Peter
Sunday, 19 April 1914 in 3h 8 (11–2–23 in F)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Ten different callings.
1 Edward Pugh
2 Robert E Sparkes
3 Charles Powell
4 Edgar R Jones
5 William Fletcher
6 Thomas Dixon
7 James P Hyett (C)
8 Thomas Vaughan
Arranged and rung in honour of the wedding of the treble ringer. Also as a birthday compliment to Thomas Turner, who was unavoidably prevented from taking part in the peal. Both are members of the local band.
Rung with 4, 6 and 8 covering.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Stretton Grandison, Herefordshire
St Laurence
Sunday, 26 April 1914 in 2h 55 (10–2–26 in A♭)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
(Being 42 Six-Scores called in ten different ways.)
1 Richard Powell
2 Albert E Hurcomb
3 Henry Symonds
4 Charles H Sparks
5 Henry J Taylor (C)
6 Richard Chamberlain
First peal on the bells and rung as a compliment to the new Vicar (the Rev. C. W . Randle) who kindly entertained the ringers to tea after the peal.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
St Bridget
Saturday, 2 May 1914 in 2h 55 (8–3–19 in A♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
(Seven different 720's.)
1 William Llewellyn
2 Allen Gwynne
3 John Clark
4 Campbell Kings
5 Henry Kemp
6 William Poston (C)

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
St Bridget
Saturday, 23 May 1914 in 2h 45 (8–3–19 in A♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
(Seven different 720's.)
1 Ex-Sergt J Williams
2 William Poston
3 Albert Martin
4 John Clark
5 Campbell Kings
6 Joseph T Dyke (C)
Elected a member before starting 3. Rung as a birthday compliment to J. Clark.
Illness near Ross church made it inadvisable to ring there, but a last minute application for Bridstow bells was made, and, by the kindness of the Vicar, was granted.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Whitbourne, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Sunday, 31 May 1914 in 2h 54 (11½ in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
Being 42 Six-scores called differently
1 H Warman
2 G Soley
3 G Jones
4 W Poston
5 James P Hyett (C)
6 W Morris
This peal was arranged for J. P. Hyett who hails from Hay, Hereford. The others being members of the local band. The Rector kindly entertained the ringers to tea at the Rectory after the peal.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Welshpool, Montgomeryshire
St Mary
Saturday, 13 June 1914 in 2h 58 (12–0–12 in F♯)
5040 Stedman Triples
Composed by Thurstans' Four - Part
1 Thomas Meredith
2 James E Groves
3 Herbert Shepherd
4 William Maddox
5 Charles Williams
6 William Short (C)
7 Alfred Grice
8 Joseph Beedles
First peal 1,5 and 8. First peal of Stedman 3,4 and 7.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Glasbury on Wye, Powys
St Peter
Sunday, 14 June 1914 in 2h 48 (11–2–23 in F)
5040 Doubles (3m)
Eight Six-Scores of Plain Bob, twelve of Canterbury Pleasure, and twenty-two of Grandsire; nineteen different callings.
1 Thomas Vaughan
2 Edgar R Jones
3 James P Hyett
4 John H Rackham
5 Sidney T Rackham (C)
6 Ivor Doman
First peal - 6. First peal away from the tenor - 1. The ringers wish to heartily thank Mr and Mrs Jones, of Great House, for entertaining them to tea after the peal.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Llanelly, Monmouthshire
St Elli
Sunday, 21 June 1914 in 2h 59 (10 in G)
5280 Doubles (3m)
Being 12 Six-Scores of Plain Bob, 12 of Canterbury Pleasure and 20 of Grandsire with 22 different callings.
1 Ivor Doman
2 John H Rackham
3 Sidney T Rackham
4 James P Hyett
5 Edgar R Jones (C)
6 Thomas Vaughan
First peal away from the tenor 1.
The ringers wish to thank Mr and Mrs S.T. Rackham for kindly inviting them to tea after the peal.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
St Weonards, Herefordshire
St Weonards
Wednesday, 24 June 1914 in 2h 49 (10–0–24 in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
(Being 42 Six-scores with ten different callings.)
1 Arthur Brewer
2 Alfred Brewer
3 William Poston (C)
4 Francis A Oakley
5 Samuel F Williams
6 Thomas W Rowley
First peal 1. Rung in honour of St. John the Baptist's Day.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Tarrington, Herefordshire
St Philip and St James
Monday, 3 August 1914 in 2h 54 (11–0–27 in F)
5040 Minor (7m)
Being 720 each of Woodbine, Oxford and Kent Treble Bob, Canterbury Pleasure, College Single, Oxford Bob and Plain Bob.
1 Charles Powell
2 William Ranford
3 Charles Layton (C)
4 E William Turner
5 Andrew Layton
6 George Jordan
The first peal of Minor on the bells. The band wish through the 'Ringing World" to thank the Rev. A. E. Green-Price for use of bells.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Knighton, Radnorshire
St Edward
Friday, 6 November 1914 in 2h 56 (9–3–26 in A♭)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Groves' Variation of Parker's twelve-part
1 Rev V A Creswell
2 James H Shepherd
3 William Short (C)
4 James George
5 Charles L Sadler
6 Samuel Grove
7 James E Groves
8 Samuel Roberts
First peal on eight bells and first attempt - 1.
This peal was rung after the Dedication Service of the new treble and tenor by Messrs. Barwell, of Birmingham.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Llanelly, Monmouthshire
St Elli
Saturday, 21 November 1914 in 2h 47 (10 in G)
5040 Doubles (2m)
Twenty-one 6-scores of Grandsire, and twenty-one 6-scores of Plain Bob.
1 R Stevens
2 A Edwards
3 H J Rackham
4 I Doman
5 A Rackham (C)
6 T J Rackham
First peal - 1, aged 14. who is believed to be the youngest ringer to score a peal in the Hereford Guild, and great credit is due to him for the way in which he handled his bell. First peal with an inside bell - 4. First peal in two methods - 5. Rung with the bells half-muffled as a token of respect to the late Lord Roberts, V.C., and to those who have fallen during the War.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Coddington, Herefordshire
All Saints
Sunday, 6 December 1914 in 2h 50 (10–1–20 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
(Being seven 72o's, each called differently)
1 Henry Thomas
2 Charles Thomas
3 James Thomas
4 Thomas Hodges
5 Richard Thomas
6 Charlie Webley (C)
First peal 1. Rung, with the bells muffled, as a last tribute of respect to Pte. James Webley, of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, killed in action in France on October 25th, 1914. He was a brother of the conductor.