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Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Monday, 2 January 2017 in 42m (7–1–0)
1260 Stedman Doubles
1 Anne Newcombe
2 Tony Fuller
3 Elaine Wilkinson
4 Joe Thompson
5 Mark Pugh (C)
6 Gavin Simpson
Welcoming the start of 2017

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Glasbury-on-Wye, Brycheiniog
SS Cynidr and Peter
Monday, 2 January 2017 in 40m (11–2–23)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Alison C Alcock
2 Colin A Lewis (C)
3 C Martin Foster
4 Nick Cooper Tomkins
5 Halisi Drysdale
6 Alec Edwards
In memory of Hugh David Davies, 1935-2016, last conductor of the Glasbury Hand Bell Ringers who toured large houses and pubs between Llansteffan and Hereford at Christmas tide, ringing and collecting for good causes. Two of his grandchildren were taught to ring at Glasbury.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 5 January 2017 in 2h 37 (4–1–27 in D)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (16m)
448 Ashtead, Cambridge, Ipswich, Lincolnshire, Rutland, Uxbridge, Yorkshire; 224 Bristol, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Double Dublin, Lindum, London, Pudsey, Superlative; 153 com atw
Composed by N. Smith
1 Ashley C Fortey
2 Daniel Jones (C)
3 James Clatworthy
4 Roman E Sadowski
5 Craig P Homewood
6 John R Ridley
7 Neil Bennett
8 Frederick Shallcross
Ringing World page reference: 5518.0080

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Abbeydore, Herefordshire
Holy Trinity and St Mary Dore Abbey
Friday, 6 January 2017 in 44m
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Amaryllis Bell
2 Vicky Rees
3 Colin Lewis
4 Barney Bell
5 C Martin Foster (C)
6 Nick Cooper-Tomkins
Rung for the Abbey Epiphany Service

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 8 January 2017 in 41m (7–1–0 in B♭)
1260 Spliced Minor (3m)
St Clements College Bob Minor, Lakesend Bob Minor & Badgeworth Bob Minor
1 Jessica A Sawyers
2 Anne Newcombe
3 Robert Walker
4 Tony Fuller
5 Joe Thompson
6 Mark Pugh (C)
Wishing Dot Turner a speedy recovery.
Rung prior to Choral Evensong

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Ethelbert
Sunday, 8 January 2017 in 47m (13–2–19)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Martin Foster
2 Martin Kirk
3 Jo Hall
4 Barbara Fox
5 Nicky Aubrey (C)
6 Jacob Morrison
First quarter peal for Jacob
Rung before the Epiphany Carol Service

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Canon Pyon, Herefordshire
St Lawrence
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 in 43m (10–3–2 in G)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor
4m: 360 Cambridge, Ipswich; 288 Beverley, Surfleet. 14 com
Composed by Lynn Scales
1 David J Thompson
2 Rosie B Roberts
3 Karen M Powell
4 Martin J Kirk
5 David C Powell
6 David R Carter (C)
Most spliced surprise minor: 2, 3, 5 and 6.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 15 January 2017 in 42m (7–1–0 in B♭)
1260 Mixed Doubles
60 Changes of Plain Bob, 240 Changes of April Day and 120s’ of Kennington, Litchurch, May Day, St Saviour, Seighford, Wollaston, Hilmorton & Windrush
1 Rhiannon F Pugh
2 Robert Walker
3 Elaine Wilkinson
4 Gavin Simpson
5 Mark Pugh (C)
6 Kieran Bland
Rung prior to Evening. Remembering with fondness Dot Turner, wife to Alan Turner, a past ringer at Leominster. First inside to a method for No 4.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eardisland, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 26 January 2017 in 3h 3 (12–2–26 in G)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (13m)
448 each of Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, London, Lindum, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Rutland, Uxbridge, Yorkshire. 224 each of Ashtead, Cornwall, Superlative. 139 Com, atw
Composed by N. Smith
1 Darran Ricks
2 Richard J Clements
3 Tom R Childs
4 Daniel Jones (C)
5 Andrew V Brown
6 John R Ridley
7 Neil Bennett
8 Ashley C Fortey
Ringing World page reference: 5522.0177

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Withington, Herefordshire
St Peter
Friday, 27 January 2017 in 3h (16–0–10 in F)
5040 Surprise Minor
7 methods:London, Ipswich, York, Bourne, Beverley, Norwich, Cambridge.
1 Colin M Turner
2 Martin J Kirk
3 Nicola J Turner
4 Christopher J Pickford
5 Darran Ricks (C)
6 Peter G C Ellis
Rung in remembrance of the fifteen Withington men who lost their lives in WW1:
2nd Lt. Thomas W Abbott, Pte. William Corbett, AB Thomas Elsmore, Corp. A Jack Hall, AB George L Lane, Rflmn. H John Mason, Cadet W Ernest Mauvan, Pte. Cuthbert Napper, Pte. James Phillips, Rflmn. William F Reynolds, AB Albert W Scandrett, Pte. Philip Williams, Pte. William C Williams, Capt. Haywood W Yeomans, and 2nd Lt. Walter JG Yeomans
Ringing World page reference: 5520.0131

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Coddington, Herefordshire
All Saints
Friday, 27 January 2017 in 2h 52 (10–1–20 in G)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(1-3) Carlisle, Northumberland, Whitley, Sandiacre, Wooler, Newcastle, Morpeth, Alnwick, Canterbury, Chester, Munden, London, Kelso, Lincoln, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Wells (4-7) Cambridge, Primrose, Ipswich, Norfolk, Bourne, Hull, York, Durham, Beverley, Berwick, Surfleet, Hexham, Norwich, Warkworth, Netherseale, Annable's London, Lightfoot, Rossendale, Wearmouth, Stamford, Westminster, Allendale, Bamborough, Bacup.
Composed by J S Warboys (SU0308, SU0403)
1 Christopher J Pickford
2 Nicola J Turner
3 Colin M Turner
4 Darran Ricks
5 Peter G C Ellis (C)
6 Ashley C Fortey
Ringing World page reference: 5521.0154

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire
St Mary The Virgin
Sunday, 29 January 2017 in 46m (12cwt)
1272 Plain Bob Minor
1 Christopher Walker
2 Elizabeth Walker
3 Alec Osbaldiston
4 Rev David Eve
5 Matthew Duley
6 Edward Lupton (C)
Rung to mark the presentation this day of the Rev'd Ashley Buck to the Prebendal stall of Huntington in Hereford Cathedral

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Stoke Prior, Herefordshire
St Luke
Monday, 30 January 2017 in 37m (6–3–13 in B♭)
1272 London Surprise Minor
1 George E Carter
2 Rosie B Roberts
3 Karen M Powell
4 Martin J Kirk
5 David C Powell
6 David R Carter (C)
Rung in celebration of the life of Anthony Shuker, friend of 3 and 5. 1st in method: 2. 49th together: 4 and 6 (sorry Martin...)

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 in 2h 24 (15 in C)
5056 Ashton-Under-Lyne Surprise Major
Composed by J. E. Harrold
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Ringing World page reference: 5522.0179

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bredwardine, Herefordshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 4 February 2017 in 38m (9–2–1 in B♭)
1380 Doubles (12 M)
Fifield Bob, Plain Bob, St Simon's Bob, St Martin's Bob, St Osmund Bob, Eynesbury Bob, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, St Nicholas Bob, Winchendon Place, St Remigius Bob, Huntley Place, Grandsire.
1 Alison C Alcock
2 C Martin Foster
3 Rebecca Drysdale
4 Colin A Lewis (C)
5 Halisi Drysdale
6 David Katz
For the 75th birthday of 4, whose first peal as conductor was on these bells in 1961.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bromyard, Herefordshire
St Peter
Sunday, 5 February 2017 in 42m (7–0–5)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Jo Hall
2 Nick Cronin
3 Madeleine Johnson
4 Rachel Coates
5 Linda Taylor (C)
6 Richard Coghlan

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Cradley, Herefordshire
St James
Monday, 6 February 2017 in 43m (13–2–20 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Chris Roberts
2 Sarah Macdonell
3 Anne Toussaint
4 Neil Toussaint
5 Frank Seabright (C)
6 Colin Ward
As a birthday treat for Sarah, we rang 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

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 7 February 2017 in 2h 25 (15 in C)
5056 Bottesford Surprise Major
Composed by C. Middleton (rotated by Johnson)
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells and first peal in the method for the guild.
Ringing World page reference: 5522.0179

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eardisland, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 in 46m (12–2–26 in G)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by David Beard
1 Rosie B Roberts
2 Karen M Powell
3 George E Carter
4 Frances D Watkins
5 Martin J Kirk
6 David C Powell (C)
7 Andrew J Watkins
8 David R Carter
Birthday compliments to Karen Powell, David Carter and Jan Harrisson for yesterday. Also Bronwen Hyde (Goddaughter of 2) 14 today. 1st blows in m - 3. 1st Treble Bob on 8 - 1. 1st in m as C. 350th Q - 2 & 6. 75th together - 6 & 8. 50th together - 5 & 8.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 9 February 2017 in 2h 32 (4–1–27 in D)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (16m)
448 Ashtead, Cambridge, Ipswich, Lincolnshire, Rutland, Uxbridge, Yorkshire; 224 Bristol, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Double Dublin, Lindum, London, Pudsey, Superlative; 153 com atw
Composed by N. Smith
1 Roman E Sadowski
2 James Clatworthy
3 Neil Bennett
4 Tom R Childs
5 John R Ridley
6 Ashley C Fortey
7 Daniel Jones (C)
8 Frederick Shallcross
The 50th peal on the bells.
Circled the tower twice: 1
300th peal together: 6 & 7
Ringing World page reference: 5522.0177

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Little Comberton, Worcestershire
St Peter
Friday, 10 February 2017 in 2h 50 (13–1–18 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
1) London, 2) Carlisle, 3) Ipswich, 4) York, 5) Surfleet, 6) Norwich, 7) Cambridge
1 Christopher J Pickford
2 Nicola J Turner
3 Colin M Turner
4 Adam R Crocker
5 Darran Ricks (C)
6 Ashley C Fortey
Ringing World page reference: 5523.0201

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Inkberrow, Worcestershire
St Peter
Friday, 10 February 2017 in 2h 41 (10–2–4 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
One extent each: Chester, Wells, Durham, Westminster, Bourne, Norwich and Cambridge.
1 Nicola J Turner
2 Colin M Turner
3 Ashley C Fortey
4 Darran Ricks
5 Christopher J Pickford
6 Adam R Crocker (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5528.0322

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Stoke Edith, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 11 February 2017 in 45m (14–2–14 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Fran Watkins
2 Barbara Fox
3 Jo Hall
4 Andrew Watkins (C)
5 Nick Cooper-Tomkins
6 Pat Gilbert
Rung in memory of 2nd Lieutenant Tom Onslow KSLI. Killed in action near Arras, France on the 6th January 1917. Age 19 years. Tom's brother, Captain RN Richard F J Onslow of HMS Hermes was killed on 9th April 1942 aged 46 years, when his ship was sunk by the Japanese near Trincomalee.
First quarter on the bells since restoration of the bells.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bredwardine, Herefordshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 11 February 2017 (9–2–1 in B♭)
1260 Doubles
Grandsire & Plain Bob
1 Roger Bowen
2 Aine Widdicombe
3 Alison Alcock
4 John Downing
5 Diane Pritchard (C)
6 John W Hope
In memory of Ray Blandford aged 89.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 12 February 2017 in 43m (7–1–0 in B♭)
1260 Doubles (11v)
120s’ of Valentine, Windrush, Up to you, Litchurch, I don't mind, May Day, Whatever you want, Wollaston, Fortune, Marchington & 60 changes of April Day.
1 Rhiannon F Pugh
2 Judith Edwards
3 Elaine Wilkinson
4 Joe Thompson
5 Mark Pugh (C)
6 Gavin Simpson
Rung prior to evensong, A Valentine's celebration of marriage.
Believed to be the first extent's rung in the variations of; (1 uy/g) Up to you, (1 uy/f) I don't mind & (1 uy/h) Whatever you want.
Finally producing doubles for those who are indecisive.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5056 Dereham Surprise Major
Composed by C. Middleton (rotated by Johnson)
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells and on handbells for the guild.
Rung on our WDI.
Ringing World page reference: 5523.0203

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 in 2h 25 (15 in C)
5056 Christchurch Surprise Major
Composed by C. Middleton (rotated by Johnson)
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross (C)
7–8 Daniel Jones
The first peal in the method on handbells and for the guild.
Rung on our WELSH DAY IN.
Ringing World page reference: 5523.0203

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Worcester, Worcestershire
St Martin in the Cornmarket
Thursday, 23 February 2017 in 2h 52 (6–2–17 in B)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (13m)
448 each of Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, London, Lindum, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Rutland, Uxbridge, Yorkshire. 224 each of Ashtead, Cornwall, Superlative. 139 Com, atw
Composed by N. Smith
1 William M Regan
2 James Clatworthy
3 Daniel Jones (C)
4 Tim D Hollinghurst
5 Tom R Childs
6 John R Ridley
7 Ashley C Fortey
8 Roman E Sadowski
Ringing World page reference: 5524.0227

Hereford Diocesan Guild
The Lye, West Midlands
Christ Church
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 40m (3)
1344 Yorkshire Surprise Major
WHW x3
1 Jan Greatrex
2 Tony Greatrex
3 Helen Sharpe
4 Alex Sharpe
5 David Struckett
6 Henry Lewis
7 Helen Priest
8 Richard Bracher (C)
for Tony and Jans 37th Wedding Anniversary.
For England beating Italy in the Rugby!!

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 26 February 2017 in 43m (7–1–0 in B♭)
1260 Doubles (11v)
120s’ of What ever you want, Eye of the storm, Doris, Gone with the wind, Wind in the Willows, I don't mind, Up to you, St Saviour, May Day, Windrush & 60 changes of Kennington. Calling arrangement ssdbpdpbdssp (d=old single)
1 Judith Edwards
2 Elaine Wilkinson
3 Tony Fuller
4 Joe Thompson
5 Mark Pugh (C)
6 Gavin Simpson
Rung prior to evensong, saying farewell to Storm Doris.
Believed to be the first extent's rung in the variations of; (1 g/d/uy) Eye of the storm, (1 c/d/uy) Doris, (1 h/d/uy) Gone with the wind & (1 f/d/uy) Wind in the Willows.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 in 2h 40 (15 in C)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Composed by J E Harrold
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 David Jenkins
5–6 John E Harrold
7–8 Frederick Shallcross (C)
9–10 Daniel Jones
Ringing World page reference: 5526.0278

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Little Dewchurch, Herefordshire
St David
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 in 43m (7–3–10 in A)
1272 St David Surprise Minor
1 George E Carter
2 Karen M Powell
3 Martin J Kirk
4 David J Thompson
5 David C Powell
6 David R Carter (C)
For St David's Day. Also for the birthday of Mrs Glenys Williams, mother of 2. 50th together: 2 and 3.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bredwardine, Herefordshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 4 March 2017 in 44m (9–2–1 in B♭)
1260 Doubles
2m2v, Rev Canterbury Pleasure Place, Clifford's Pleasure, Southrepps, Plain Bob
1 John W Hope
2 Patricia Key
3 Alison C Alcock
4 Colin A Lewis (C)
5 Ian Price
6 Geoff Cowling
In Honour of St David.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ledbury, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 5 March 2017 in 48m (22–0–27 in E♭)
1260 Stedman Triples
1 Sarah Macdonell
2 Alan Bagworth
3 Nicky Seabright
4 Andrew Kett
5 David R Carter
6 Frank Seabright
7 Roy Williams (C)
8 Neil Toussaint
Rung to celebrate the life of Charlie Smith, aged 87, prior to his funeral on 6th March. Charlie was one of the builders involved in the restoration and rehanging of St Michael's bells in 1951. His name is inscribed for posterity in the concrete used to install the new steel frame.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bromyard, Herefordshire
St Peter
Sunday, 5 March 2017 in 42m (7–0–5)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Linda Taylor
2 Anthony Ellis
3 Nick Cronin
4 Lindsay Bousfield
5 Andrew Hodgson (C)
6 Jo Hall
For Prince Rupert 2nd at his new home in Snowdonia.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 in 2h 29 (15 in C)
5152 Erdington Surprise Major
Composed by J E Harrold
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross (C)
7–8 Daniel Jones
First peal in the method on handbells and for the Guild.
Rung in memory of Audrey Harrold, John's Mum, who died 1st. March, 2017.
Ringing World page reference: 5530.0374

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 12 March 2017 in 44m (7–1–0 in B♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Elaine Wilkinson
2 Judith Edwards
3 Jessica Pugh
4 Rhiannon F Pugh
5 Mark Pugh (C)
6 Gavin Simpson
First Inside to a method for No 3.
Rung prior to Evensong.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5152 Fluorine Surprise Major
Composed by J. E. Harrold
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells and for the guild.
Ringing World page reference: 5532.0462

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bodenham, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 19 March 2017 in 45m (12–1–20 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Nancy Hemmings
2 Sue Hack
3 Lilian Tomlinson
4 Jo Beavan
5 Nicky Aubrey (C)
6 Peter Tomlinson
Rung to celebrate the birth of Francesca Korjakins, granddaughter of 2.
Also to celebrate the wedding anniversary of Jenny & Bob Merry

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Mathon, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 20 March 2017 in 45m (7–2–23 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Colin Ward
2 Anne Toussaint
3 Roy Barnes
4 Sarah Macdonell
5 Frank Seabright (C)
6 Kevin Gent
1st inside for the 3rd for over 30 yrs

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holme Lacy, Herefordshire
St Cuthbert
Thursday, 23 March 2017 in 3h 6 (18 in E)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (16m)
448 Ashtead, Cambridge, Ipswich, Lincolnshire, Rutland, Uxbridge, Yorkshire; 224 Bristol, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Double Dublin, Lindum, London, Pudsey, Superlative; 153 com atw.
Composed by N. Smith
1 Neil Bennett
2 Daniel Jones (C)
3 Frederick Shallcross
4 John R Ridley
5 Andrew V Brown
6 Craig P Homewood
7 Roman E Sadowski
8 Ashley C Fortey
750th peal: 2
Ringing World page reference: 5532.0460

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Friday, 24 March 2017 (4–1–27 in D)
56 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by Jack R Pease previously Bernard H Taylor previously James Clatworthy circa 1420
1 Craig P Homewood (C)
2 Alex L Payne
3 Tom R Childs
4 Aaron T Magee
5 Stephen W Barton
6 George J Vant
7 Andrew V Brown
8 William M Regan
Celebrating Ashley Fortey's election as Church Warden of THE Minster and Craig's promotion to Hon. Secretary of the Society of Fabian Stedman Ringers.
First blows of Bob Triples at the Minster with Ashley present.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Coddington, Herefordshire
All Saints
Friday, 24 March 2017 in 45m (10–1–20 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Elspeth Jones
2 Celia Walters
3 Margaret Smith
4 Anne Toussaint
5 Robin Riches
6 Chris Jones
First Quarter for Chris Jones

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Llangarron, Herefordshire
St Deinst
Sunday, 26 March 2017 (9–3–26 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Robin Harris
2 Nick Cooper-Tomkins
3 Deborah Cockburn
4 Pauline Leggate
5 Francesca Cinderey (C)
6 John Furnival
First quarter peal: 3
Rung to welcome the Rev. Ben Bentham to the parish.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 26 March 2017 in 49m (22¾ in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
Composed by R William Willans
1 Jessica A Sawyers
2 Judith Edwards
3 Elaine Wilkinson
4 Robert Walker
5 Rhiannon F Pugh
6 Tony Fuller
7 Mark Pugh (C)
8 Gavin Simpson
Prior to evensong on Mothering Sunday.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Clifford, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 26 March 2017 in 43m (12–1–14 in G)
1320 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Patricia Key
2 Ellie Williams
3 Alison C Alcock
4 Colin A Lewis (C)
5 Geoffrey Cowling
6 Alec Edwards
For Mothering Sunday

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 in 2h 39 (15 in C)
5040 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal
Composed by J E Harrold
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 David Jenkins
5–6 John E Harrold
7–8 Frederick Shallcross (C)
9–10 Daniel Jones
First handbell peal of royal in the method: 3-4 & 9-10.
Ringing World page reference: 5530.0374

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Woolhope, Herefordshire
St George
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 in 45m (13¼ in F)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Nick Cooper-Tomkins
2 Jenny M Lawrence
3 Karen M Powell
4 Sarah A Macdonell
5 Colin H Ward
6 David C Powell (C)
Rung by a band of CAMRA members before the meeting at the Butchers Arms.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Colwall, Herefordshire
St James the Great
Friday, 31 March 2017 (10–1–5 in G)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Jenny Lawrence
2 Sarah Macdonell
3 Nicky Seabright
4 Colin Ward
5 Rachel Coates
6 Matt Sim
7 Frank Seabright
8 Roy D Mills (C)

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Martley, Worcestershire
St Peter
Saturday, 1 April 2017 in 2h 48 (12–0–22 in F)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
(1-3) Carlisle, Northumberland, Whitley, Sandiacre, Wooler, Newcastle, Morpeth, Alnwick, Canterbury, Chester, Munden, London, Kelso, Lincoln, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Wells (4-7) Cambridge, Primrose, Ipswich, Norfolk, Bourne, Hull, York, Durham, Beverley, Berwick, Surfleet, Hexham, Norwich, Warkworth, Netherseale, Annable's London, Lightfoot, Rossendale, Wearmouth, Stamford, Westminster, Allendale, Bamborough, Bacup.
Composed by J S Warboys (SU0308, SU0403)
1 Ashley C Fortey
2 Nicola J Turner
3 Colin M Turner
4 Craig P Homewood
5 Peter G C Ellis (C)
6 Adam R Crocker
Birthday compliments to Swaz Apter, Mark Regan and Anne Renshaw. Also golden wedding anniversary compliment to Joyce and Steve Barton.
Ringing World page reference: 5530.0372

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 2 April 2017 in 43m (7–1–0 in B♭)
1260 Doubles
120s' of April Day, Plain Bob, Kennington, Reverse St Bartholomew & 780 changes of Grandsire.
1 Mary Bartholomew
2 Jessica A Sawyers
3 Rhiannon F Pugh
4 Tony Fuller
5 Mark Pugh (C)
6 Luca Sinclair
First Quarter for No 6. Rung prior to Choral Evensong

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holmer, Herefordshire
St Bartholomew
Sunday, 2 April 2017 in 42m (10–1–12 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 David C Powell (C)
2 Karen M Powell
3 Hayley Clarke
4 Mike E Jefferis
5 Ken Clutterbuck
6 Alexandra Gibbon
1st quarter at 1st attempt - 6. Literally Actually! 25th together 2 & 5. 75th as C in tower.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holmer, Herefordshire
St Bartholomew
Monday, 3 April 2017 in 45m (10–1–12 in G)
1272 Bourne Surprise Minor
1 Rosie B Roberts
2 Karen M Powell
3 David C Powell
4 Martin J Kirk
5 George E Carter
6 David R Carter (C)
For the wedding anniversary of David and Barbara Carter. 1st in method by all.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Church Stretton, Shropshire
St Laurence
Tuesday, 4 April 2017 (11–0–5 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 John Knowles
2 E Anne Hone (C)
3 Barbara Parnell
4 Ruth Holmes
5 Andy Wilson
6 Joanna F Heathorn
Congratulations to Andrew Chapman on passing his cricket umpire's exam

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 6 April 2017 in 2h 27 (4–1–27 in D)
5088 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Charles H Kippin
1 Daniel Jones
2 William M Regan
3 John R Ridley
4 James Clatworthy
5 Neil Bennett
6 Ashley C Fortey
7 Darran Ricks (C)
8 Mark Regan
First Surprise inside: 2.
Circled the tower: 1.
Ringing World page reference: 5531.0395

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Llanandras (Presteigne), Powys
St Andrew
Friday, 7 April 2017 in 45m (13–2–21)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Jan Greatrex
2 Peter Mackley
3 Serena F Jopson
4 Barney Bell
5 Tony Greatrex
6 Alex Sharpe
7 John Turney
8 Tim D Hollinghurst (C)
With the congratulations of the band and the Presteigne and Knighton team of ringers to Roy Stickling on reaching his 90th birthday this week.
Birthday compliments also to Helen Tutt, daughter of Jan and Tony Greatrex.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Tarrington, Herefordshire
SS Philip and James
Sunday, 9 April 2017 in 43m (11–0–27 in F)
1260 Doubles (2m and 4v)
1 Hannah West
2 Madeleine Johnson
3 Martin Kirk (C)
4 Rachel Coates
5 Robert Hodges
6 Steve Maddox
Rung half muffled in memory of Private William Bowen of Tarrington on the 100th anniversary of his death, the 9th April 1917.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 in 2h 26 (15 in C)
5152 Grantchester Surprise Major
Composed by J. E. Harrold
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Daniel Jones
7–8 Frederick Shallcross (C)
Rung on our Welsh day in.
The first peal in the method on handbells and for the guild.
Ringing World page reference: 5532.0462

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Ethelbert
Sunday, 16 April 2017 (33–3–21 in C♯)
5 Minutes Of Rounds For The Bbc
1 Martin Foster
2 Martin Kirk
3 Jacob Morrison
4 Barbara Fox
5 Madeleine Johnson
6 Pat Gilbert
7 Rachel Coates
8 Ken Hollett
9 Nicky Aubrey
10 Steve Maddox
Rung prior to the Easter Sunday Eucharist being broadcast live on BBC One at 10am
Happy Easter from all at Hereford!

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Canon Pyon, Herefordshire
St Lawrence
Monday, 17 April 2017 in 44m (10–3–2 in G)
1320 Doubles (2m/9v)
One extent each of Plain Bob, Kennington, April Day, Seighford, Litchurch, May Day, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, Southrepps, Cliffords Pleasure, St David & Royston
1 Fran Watkins
2 Kris Perruzza
3 Nicky Aubrey (C)
4 Andrew Watkins
5 Jason M Walker
6 Abby Stiles
First quarter for Abby!

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 in 2h 26 (15 in C)
5056 Harpenden Surprise Major
Composed by A. J. Pitman (rotated)
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Ringing World page reference: 5532.0462

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eye, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 in 45m (8–1–0 Ab)
1260 Doubles (1p and 10v)
60 changes of April Day, 120’s of Stedman, ST Helen, Newborough, Longparish, Clifford's Pleasure, Salwarpe, Little Aston, Litchurch, Windrush & Seighford.
1 Anne Newcombe
2 Mary Bartholomew
3 Robert Walker
4 Mark Pugh (C)
5 William M Regan
6 Abigail Pugh
With best wishes to The Rev’d Elizabeth Brown for a full recovery after her recent emergency admission to hospital.
First of multi doubles for No 5.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Stoke Prior, Herefordshire
St Luke
Thursday, 20 April 2017 in 44m (6–3–13 in B♭)
1296 Plain Bob Minor
Donald F Morrison (No 2297)
1 Jessica Pugh
2 Judith Edwards
3 Elaine Wilkinson
4 Tony Fuller
5 Mark Pugh
6 William M Regan (C)
With all Leominster Tower members wishing The Rev’d Elizabeth Brown for a full recovery after her recent emergency operation.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eardisley, Herefordshire
St Mary Magdalene
Monday, 24 April 2017 (8–1–27 in G♯)
1320 Grandsire Doubles
1 Patricia Key
2 Alison C Alcock
3 John Downing
4 Brian Holdaway
5 Ian Price (C)
6 Geoff Cowling
The first of monthly Quarter Peals to be rung on the simulator

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
St Bridget
Thursday, 27 April 2017 in 2h 52 (8–3–19 in A♭)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (19m)
448 each Cambridge, Cassiobury, Lincolnshire, Rutland; 224 each Ashtead, Bristol, Cornwall, Cray, Double Dublin, Glasgow, Ipswich, Lindum, London, Pudsey, Superlative, Uxbridge, Whalley, Wembley, Yorkshire; 153 com. atw.
Composed by N. Smith
1 Frederick Shallcross
2 Andrew V Brown
3 Richard J Clements
4 Neil Bennett
5 Craig P Homewood
6 Daniel Jones (C)
7 Roman E Sadowski
8 Ashley C Fortey
Ringing World page reference: 5537.0577

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Stone, Worcestershire
Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday, 28 April 2017 in 2h 20 (5–2–18 in B)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
1) Wells, 2) Carlisle, 3) Beverley, 4) Westminster, 5) Norwich, 6) Bourne, 7) Cambridge.
1 Ashley C Fortey
2 Christopher J Pickford
3 Nicola J Turner
4 Colin M Turner
5 Darran Ricks (C)
6 Craig P Homewood
Ringing World page reference: 5533.0483

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Kentchurch, Herefordshire
St Mary
Saturday, 29 April 2017 in 36m (7–2–5 in B♭)
1260 Doubles (3m and 8v)
Reverse Canterbury, Southrepps, Clifford's Pleasure, Campion, Royston, Plain Bob, Kennington, April Day, Hudibras, May Day and 60 of Grandsire.
1 Alison Alcock
2 Nick Jones
3 Martin Kirk (C)
4 Colin Lewis
5 Nicky Aubrey
6 Nick Cooper-Tomkins
Rung as a farewell to the Rev'd and Mrs. Ashley Evans and their dog Molly, leaving the Ewyas Harold group of Parishes after 10 years and heading for Ticehurst in Sussex.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Ethelbert
Sunday, 30 April 2017 in 47m (13–2–19)
1260 Doubles (5m/6v)
One extent each of St Simon's Bob, Eynsham, St Martin's Bob, St Leonard, St Paul, Plain Bob, April Day, Kennington, Southrepps, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place and 60 of Grandsire
1 Fran Watkins
2 Andrew Watkins
3 Jo Hall
4 Barbara Fox
5 Nicky Aubrey (C)
6 Jacob Morrison
Rung before Evensong.
Wishing Hereford good luck in it's bid to become City of Culture 2021!!

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Linton, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 1 May 2017 in 40m (8–1–20 in A)
1260 Doubles (8m/v/p)
60 Stedman, 480 Grandsire, 120 each Plain Bob, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure, Kennington, April Day, Southrepps, Cliffords Pleasure.
1 Pauline Leggate
2 Rebecaa Utting-Bateson
3 Mike Williams (C)
4 Francesca Cinderey
5 Mike Tunnicliff
6 Ann Kerswell
Rung to celebrate the launch of Linton Churchyard Trail and to celebrate the birth of Rory Owen Williams, grandson to the 3rd.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 2 May 2017 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5152 Iridium Surprise Major
Composed by J. E. Harrold
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Ringing World page reference: 5537.0578

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bredwardine, Herefordshire
St Andrew
Tuesday, 2 May 2017 in 44m (9–2–1 in B♭)
1272 York Surprise Minor
1 George E Carter
2 Karen M Powell
3 Martin J Kirk
4 Nicky Aubrey
5 David C Powell
6 David R Carter (C)
To celebrate Rosie B Roberts' birthday. 1st quarter in method: 2, 3 and 5.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 4 May 2017 in 2h 29 (4–1–27 in D)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8m: 768 Rutland, 736 London, 640 Bristol, 576 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, 132 com
Composed by Robert W Lee
1 James Clatworthy
2 Ashley C Fortey
3 Neil Bennett
4 Daniel Jones
5 Andrew V Brown
6 John R Ridley
7 Darran Ricks (C)
8 Stephen W Barton
Dedicated to the memory of Eric Sutton.
Ringing World page reference: 5555.1023

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ledbury, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 7 May 2017 in 49m (22–0–27 in E♭)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Nicky Seabright
2 Ian Panton
3 David R Carter
4 Rachel Coates
5 Frank Seabright
6 Neil Toussaint
7 Roy D Mills (C)
8 Colin Ward
Rang for the Evensong Service also to mark the anniversary of the act of military surrender on 7 May in Reims, France 1945 which led to the cessation of fighting in Europe. First in method, 6.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Upton Bishop, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 8 May 2017 in 43m (10 in G)
1272 Durham Surprise Minor
1 Sarah A Macdonell
2 Karen M Powell
3 David C Powell
4 Martin J Kirk
5 George E Carter
6 David R Carter (C)
1st quarter in the method by all. 75th quarter: 5.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Friday, 12 May 2017 in 41m (4–1–27 in D)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Craig P Homewood
1 William M Regan
2 Ashley C Fortey
3 Andrew V Brown (C)
4 Alan E M Bagworth
5 Robert Gurney
6 Geoffrey M Brewin
7 Craig P Homewood
8 Tom R Childs
First of Yorkshire - 5

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eardisland, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 12 May 2017 in 47m (12–2–26 in G)
1260 Grandsire Triples
Composed by R William Willans
1 Rhiannon F Pugh
2 Elaine Wilkinson
3 Geoff Cowling
4 Tim D Hollinghurst
5 Tony Fuller
6 Richard Bracher
7 Mark Pugh (C)
8 Gavin Simpson

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Worcester, Herefordshire
39 Church Road
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 in 172m (Big)
120 Plain Bob Doubles
Composed by Jack R Pease
1–2 Ashley C Fortey
3–4 Craig P Homewood
5–6 Darran Ricks (C)
From a tiny acorn, a mighty oak does grow.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Kentchurch, Herefordshire
St Mary
Friday, 19 May 2017 (7–2–5 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Philip Watkins
2 Vicky Rees
3 Dianne B Foster
4 C Martin Foster
5 Nick Cooper-Tomkins (C)
6 Eddie Smith
First Quarter for Eddie Smith (Father of the groom)
Wedding compliment to Nick Smith & Cheryl Conant getting married here on 20 May 2017

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bromyard, Herefordshire
St Peter
Friday, 19 May 2017 in 2h 24 (7–0–5 in C)
5040 Doubles
Six methods - 720 blocks of 1. Plain Bob, 2. St Martin's, 3 and 5 Grandsire, 4. St Simon's, 6. Winchendon Place, 7. Reverse Canterbury
1 Karen Parker
2 Alison R Williams
3 Adam R Crocker
4 David C Parker
5 Christopher J Pickford (C)
6 Nicholas C R Cronin
First peal on the light six.
Rung to offer Nick best wishes as he begins treatment.
Ringing World page reference: 5536.0555

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Pipe cum Lyde, Herefordshire
St Peter
Saturday, 20 May 2017 in 41m (10 in A♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Jason M Walker
2 Anne Newman
3 Kris Perruzza
4 Fran Watkins
5 Nicky Aubrey (C)
6 Andrew Watkins
Rung to celebrate the removal of the twigs!!

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Kington, Herefordshire
St Mary
Sunday, 21 May 2017 in 42m (11–0–23 in F)
1260 Doubles (7m/2v)
One extent each of St.Simon's Bob, St Martin's Bob, St.Martin's Bob and St. Osmund Bob, St.Martin's Bob and Eynesbury Bob, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, Cliffords Pleasure, Plain Bob, April Day, 300 of Grandsire.
1 John Clayton
2 Fran Watkins
3 John Downing
4 Serena Jopson
5 Andrew Watkins (C)
6 Nicholas A Cooke
Rung to celebrate the achievement of Bryan Giddings, 70 years ringing at this tower.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 in 2h 20 (15 in C)
5058 Johannesburg Surprise Major
Composed by D.F. Morrison (No. 3560 arranged by D.J.)
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
For Manchester.
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Ringing World page reference: 5537.0578

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eardisland, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 25 May 2017 in 2h 52 (12–2–26 in G)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23m)
23m: 224 each Ashtead, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cray, Cornwall, Double Dublin, Glasgow, Ipswich, Jersey, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Preston, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Tavistock, Uxbridge, Watford, Wembley, Whalley, Yorkshire 160 com atw.
Composed by N. Smith (The classic)
1 Penny J Salisbury
2 Mark Regan
3 John R Ridley
4 Daniel Jones (C)
5 Neil Bennett
6 Frederick Shallcross
7 Roman E Sadowski
8 Ashley C Fortey
Birthday compliments to Ashley.
Ringing World page reference: 5537.0577

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Canon Pyon, Herefordshire
St Lawrence
Sunday, 28 May 2017 in 41m (10–3–2 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Nicky Aubrey (C)
2 Liz Donovan
3 Andrew Watkins
4 Fran Watkins
5 Jason M Walker
6 Abby Stiles
Rung half-muffled before Evensong remembering those caught up in the tragic events at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bromyard, Herefordshire
St Peter
Sunday, 28 May 2017 in 42m (7–0–5)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Jo Hall
2 Alan Bagworth
3 Nick Cronin
4 Madeleine Johnson
5 Linda Taylor (C)
6 Rachel Coates

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bosbury, Herefordshire
Holy Trinity
Sunday, 28 May 2017 in 47m (15–1–6 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Kevin Gent
2 Jenny Lawrence
3 Nicky Seabright
4 Neil Toussaint
5 Frank Seabright (C)
6 Francis Grey
For Evensong
First on Treble for Kevin

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Stoke Prior, Herefordshire
St Luke
Monday, 29 May 2017 in 43m (6–3–13 in B♭)
1260 Mixed Doubles
60 Grandsire, 120 Reverse Canterbury, 120 Plain Bob, 120 April Day, 120 Kennington, 120 St Simon's, 120 Eynsham, 120 St Alban, 120 St Martin's, 120 St Leonard, 120 St Paul
1 Jessica Pugh
2 Anne Newcombe
3 Elaine Wilkinson
4 David Banks (C)
5 Rhiannon F Pugh
6 Gavin Simpson
Welcome to David Banks to Herefordshire. We look forward to many more visits.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Llangarron, Herefordshire
St Deinst
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 (9–3–26 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Rebecca Utting-Bateson
2 Robin Harris
3 Mike Tunnicliff
4 Will Ruck
5 Francesca Cinderey (C)
6 Nick Cooper-Tomkins
First quarter inside: 2

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 1 June 2017 in 2h 32 (4–1–27 in D)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23m)
In 23 methods being 224 each Yorkshire, Uxbridge, Cornwall, Double Dublin, Bristol, Whalley, Watford, London, Tavistock, Glasgow, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Lindum, Superlative, Wembley, Rutland, Jersey, Preston, Ipswich, Cray, Ashtead, Lincolnshire & Pudsey. 160 com. atw.
Composed by Norman Smith
1 Martin J Kirk
2 Roman E Sadowski
3 Ashley C Fortey
4 Frederick Shallcross (C)
5 John R Ridley
6 Andrew V Brown
7 Neil Bennett
8 Mark Regan
First peal of Smith's 23 atw: 6.
100th peal of 23 atw spliced surprise major: 4.
Ringing World page reference: 5538.0601

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Pembridge, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 1 June 2017 in 2h 47 (16 in F♯)
5040 Doubles (3m/38v)
Scrumpy, Waynefleet, New Lyng, Richard Huish, Allestree, St Quintin, St Frideswide, St Lucy, St Helen, Grandsire, Longparish, Newborough, Keysoe, Ladbrooke, Pinks, Zennor, St Anne, Daffodil, two extents Middleton Stoney, Kennington, Litchurch, Hilmorton, April Day, Windrush, May Day, St Saviour, Seighford, Wollaston, Derwent, Plain Bob, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, St David, Alveley, Clifford's Pleasure, Salwarpe, Royston, Aberteifi, Little Aston, Oldswindford, Southrepps & Monster's Pleasure.
1 William M Regan
2 Daniel Jones
3 Craig P Homewood
4 Mark Pugh (C)
5 Tom R Childs
Rung to mark the retirement from ringing of Brian R. Jones, long-standing Honorary Ringing Member of the Guild.
Ringing World page reference: 5538.0601

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ledbury, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 4 June 2017 in 46m (22–0–27 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Anne Toussaint
2 Alan Bagworth
3 Ian Panton
4 Andrew Kett
5 Neil Toussaint
6 David R Carter
7 Colin Ward (C)
8 Sarah Macdonell
For Evensong and Pentecost. Also to celebrate John Upton's 90th Birthday tomorrow, 5th June. John was a ringer in the Ledbury district for many years before he moved to the Shrewsbury area a few years ago.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Mathon, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 5 June 2017 in 43m (7–2–23 in A♭)
1260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
1 Madeleine Johnson
2 Colin Ward
3 Jenny Lawrence
4 Rachel Coates
5 Neil Toussaint
6 Frank Seabright (C)
1st in Method for 5 & 6
90th Birthday compliment to John Upton a ringer for many years in the Ledbury District. Best wishes from all the band

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eye, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Tuesday, 6 June 2017 in 41m (8)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Jan Greatrex
2 Helen Sharpe
3 Lesley Harling
4 Helen Priest
5 Richard Bracher (C)
6 Alex Sharpe
First of Grandsire for 3
Birthday Compliment to Dave Thompson

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday, 6 June 2017 in 43m (6–2–12 in A)
1260 Doubles (4m)
300 Grandsire, 240 St Simons Bob, 240 St Martins Bob and 480 Plain Bob.
1 Karen M Powell
2 David R Carter
3 Hayley Clarke
4 Martin J Kirk
5 David C Powell (C)
6 Alexandra Gibbon
Birthday compliment to Hayley - 30 on Friday. Also to celebrate the birth of Benjamin Charles Roberts born 20 May 2017.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
St Nicholas
Sunday, 11 June 2017 in 41m (9–3–26 in G)
1260 Doubles (2m/8v)
One extent each of Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place; Southrepps; Cliffords Pleasure; Royston; St David; Kennington; Plain Bob; April Day; May Day; Litchurch and 60 of Plain Bob
1 Jacob Morrison
2 Nicky Aubrey (C)
3 Anne Newman
4 Fran Watkins
5 Jason M Walker
6 Andrew Watkins
First quarter away from cover for Jacob.
Rung before Evensong to congratulate Chris North and Paul Mc Gurk on their recent engagement.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Abbey Dore, Herefordshire
St Mary
Sunday, 11 June 2017 (8–0–21 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Colin Lewis
2 C Martin Foster (C)
3 Alison Allcock
4 Nick Cooper-Tomkins
5 Francesca Cinderey
6 Philip Watkins
Rung for Patronal Choral Sevice

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Mathon
Thursday, 15 June 2017
General Ringing Including Call Changes
General ringing including Call Changes,, stedman and of course grandsire doubles. Part of the BBC music day
1 Colin Ward
2 Chris Roberts
3 Frank Seabright
4 Richard Collins
5 Peter Noel
6 Tony Stapleton
7 Anne Dex
8 Geoffrey Dex
9 Mary Harling
10 Jenny Lawrence
11 Neil Toussaint

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 15 June 2017 in 46m (12–0–0 in F♯)
1260 Doubles
240 each of St. Martins, St. Simons, 360 Plain Bob and 420 Grandsire
1 Edward Purslow
2 Elizabeth Walker
3 Alec Osbaldiston
4 Rev David Eve
5 Matthew Duley (C)
6 George Castledine
Rung as part of BBC Music Day.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bodenham, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Monday, 19 June 2017 in 45m (12–1–20 in G)
1296 Norfolk Surprise Minor
1 Rosie B Roberts
2 Karen M Powell
3 Sarah A Macdonell
4 Martin J Kirk
5 David C Powell
6 David R Carter (C)
Birthday compliments to Tom Carter, son of the conductor, and to Malcolm Williams, father of 2, 70 yesterday. 1st quarter since birth of her son, Ben: 1. 1st in method as C. 1st blows in method: 2, 3, 4 and 5. 400th recorded quarter: 4.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 in 2h 24 (15 in C)
5056 Kinver Surprise Major
Composed by A. J. Pitman arr DJ
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
450th handbell peal: 3-4
With belated birthday compliments to Chris Pickford.
Ringing World page reference: 5544.0750

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Worcester, Worcestershire
St Martin in the Cornmarket
Thursday, 22 June 2017 in 2h 43 (6–2–17 in B)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23m)
23 methods: 224 each Ashtead, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Double Dublin, Glasgow, Ipswich, Jersey, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Preston, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Tavistock, Uxbridge, Watford, Wembley, Whalley and Yorkshire, with 160 changes of method, and all the work of every method for every working bell.
Composed by N. Smith
1 Penny J Salisbury
2 Mark Regan
3 Craig P Homewood
4 Andrew V Brown
5 Daniel Jones (C)
6 Roman E Sadowski
7 Frederick Shallcross
8 Neil Bennett
First of 23 atw: 3
Ringing World page reference: 5544.0746

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Clun, Shropshire
St George
Saturday, 24 June 2017 (13–2–1 in F)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Jan Greatrex
2 Tim D Hollinghurst
3 Ruth Holmes
4 Barney Bell
5 Tony Greatrex
6 Alex Sharpe
7 Martin Scott
8 Lynn Scales (C)
Rung for Clun Gardens Open Weekend.
First quarter of Yorkshire: 3

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Canon Pyon, Herefordshire
St Lawrence
Sunday, 25 June 2017 in 43m (10–3–2 in G)
1320 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Liz Donovan
2 Kris Perruzza
3 Fran Watkins
4 Jason M Walker
5 Andrew Watkins
6 Nicky Aubrey (C)
Rung for Evensong
150th as conductor

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 in 2h 26 (15 in C)
5056 Langley Surprise Major
Composed by C. Middleton
1–2 John E Harrold
3–4 Richard J Clements
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
100th different surprise major method to a handbell peal: 5-6
Ringing World page reference: 5544.0750

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Canon Pyon, Herefordshire
St Lawrence
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 in 43m (10–3–2 in G)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Kris Perruzza
2 Jason M Walker
3 Jake Saer
4 Fran Watkins
5 Nicky Aubrey (C)
6 Andrew Watkins

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hopton Heath, Shropshire
The Marches Teaching Belfry
Thursday, 29 June 2017 (Sim)
1344 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
224 Lincolnshire, 224 Cambridge, 448 Rutland and 448 of Yorkshire. With 41 com and atw.
Composed by Arr A J Watkins
1 Jan Greatrex
2 John Turney
3 Tim D Hollinghurst
4 Fran Watkins
5 Tony Greatrex
6 Jan Herraty
7 Dave Thompson
8 Andrew Watkins (C)

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Winstone, Gloucestershire
St Bartholomew
Friday, 30 June 2017 in 2h 34 (10–0–3 in A♭)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
1) Wells, 2) Chester, 3) York, 4) Westminster, 5) Surfleet, 6) Norwich, 7) Cambridge.
1 Nicola J Turner
2 Ashley C Fortey
3 Colin M Turner
4 Christopher J Pickford
5 Darran Ricks (C)
6 Craig P Homewood
200th peal: 6
Ringing World page reference: 5543.0723

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Wellington, Herefordshire
St Margaret of Antioch
Sunday, 2 July 2017 in 46m (17–0–15 in F)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Fran Watkins
2 Andrew Watkins
3 Nicky Aubrey
4 George E Carter
5 Jake Saer
6 David R Carter (C)
For the 25th wedding anniversary of Emyr and Kim Saer, parents of 5.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holmer, Herefordshire
St Bartholomew
Sunday, 2 July 2017 in 44m (10–1–12 in G)
1260 Doubles (2m)
720 Grandsire 540 Plain Bob
1 David C Powell
2 David R Carter (C)
3 Hayley Clarke
4 Mike E Jefferis
5 Ken Clutterbuck
6 Ian L Thornewell
Rung before the service taken by Rob Oram, first service after his Ordination at Hereford Cathedral yesterday. 1st Q - 6. 150th recorded Q in the Tower. Birthday compliments to Lisa Powell, 7 on Friday, niece of 1.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire
St David
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 in 41m (8–1–18 in G)
1320 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Fran Watkins
2 Jason M Walker
3 Dave Thompson
4 Andrew Watkins
5 Nicky Aubrey (C)
6 Kris Perruzza
Rung in memory of John Smith.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eardisland, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Thursday, 13 July 2017 in 2h 59 (12–2–26 in G)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
In 8 methods being 896 each Cambridge, Pudsey & Superlative; 672 Rutland; 448 each of Bristol, Lincolnshire, London & Yorkshire: 126 com: atw: cyclic.
Composed by D F Morrison No. 6087
1 Penny J Salisbury
2 Richard J Clements
3 Neil Bennett
4 Frederick Shallcross (C)
5 Robert C Kippin
6 Darran Ricks
7 Daniel Jones
8 Ashley C Fortey
Ringing World page reference: 5544.0746

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Withington, Herefordshire
St Peter
Saturday, 15 July 2017 (16–0–10 in F)
1272 Durham Surprise Minor
1 Serena F Jopson
2 Laura Childs
3 Lynn Scales
4 Barbara Fewster
5 David Childs
6 Tim D Hollinghurst (C)

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Pipe and Lyde, Herefordshire
St Peter
Saturday, 15 July 2017 (10 in A♭)
1320 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Barbara Fewster
2 Laura Childs
3 Serena F Jopson
4 Lynn Scales
5 David Childs
6 Tim D Hollinghurst (C)
50th quarter together: Tim & Barbara

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ewyas Harold, Hereford
St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 in 45m
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Philip Watkins
2 Vicky Rees
3 C Martin Foster (C)
4 Dianne Foster
5 Nick Cooper-Tomkins
6 Eddie Smith
Rung for Vicky Rees 60th Birthday

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 in 2h 24 (15 in C)
5152 Meldreth Surprise Major
Composed by J. E. Harrold
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
For the birth of Neave Betty Olivia Collett, the first grandchild for John Harrold.
100th handbell peal: 7-8
Ringing World page reference: 5547.0820

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eaton Bishop, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 in 43m (11–3–4 in F♯)
1272 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Jason M Walker
2 Kris Perruzza
3 Andrew Watkins
4 Fran Watkins
5 Jake Saer
6 Nicky Aubrey (C)
Rung for the District Quarter Peal Festival.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Tugford, Shropshire
St Catherine
Thursday, 20 July 2017 (6–0–22 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Denise Fletcher
2 Margaret Oakley
3 Ruth Holmes
4 Joanie Richards
5 Graham Fletcher
6 Henry Lewis (C)
First quarter inside to Minor, 4.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Woolhope, Herefordshire
St George
Friday, 21 July 2017 in 44m (13¼ in F)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Pat Gilbert
2 Sylvia Brewer
3 Barbara Fox
4 Fran Watkins
5 Martin J Kirk
6 David R Carter (C)
Farewell compliment to George Carter, moving to Hertfordshire, and birthday compliment to Sylvia.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Lyonshall, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 22 July 2017 in 45m (12 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Kit Hughes
2 Pat Key
3 John Downing
4 Fran Watkins
5 Andrew Watkins (C)
6 Ian Price
Rung half muffled after the funeral of Michael David East (Wizard) aged 69 years.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Little Dewchurch, Herefordshire
St David
Saturday, 22 July 2017 in 42m (7–3–10 in A)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Robert Hodges
2 Hayley Clarke
3 Ruth D'Avanzo
4 Anne Newman
5 Nicky Aubrey (C)
6 Michael D'Avanzo
First quarter peal for Michael
First quarter peal for several years Ruth
Rung for the Hereford District Quarter Peal Festival

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Ethelbert
Saturday, 22 July 2017 in 50m (33–3–21 in C♯)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Robert Hodges
2 Caroline Priestley
3 Madeleine Johnson
4 Rachel Coates
5 Nicky Aubrey (C)
6 Jacob Morrison
7 Steve Maddox
First Plain Bob inside for Caroline
Rung on 3,4,5,6,7,8 & 10 two covers
Rung as part of the Quarter Peal Festival

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Stoke Edith, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 23 July 2017 in 43m (14–2–14 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Caroline Priestley
2 Sylvia Brewer
3 Jo Hall
4 Fran Watkins
5 Andrew Watkins (C)
6 Paul Gilbert
Rung for Service.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Ethelbert
Sunday, 23 July 2017 in 52m (33–3–21 in C♯)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Jacob Morrison
2 Martin Kirk
3 Martin Foster
4 Kris Perruzza
5 Jason M Walker
6 Dan Jones
7 Nicky Aubrey (C)
8 Steve Maddox
First on eight for Jacob
Rung before Evensong wishing Andy Wynn-Mackenzie, verger at the Cathedral, all the best for the future on his next adventure in life

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Canon Pyon, Herefordshire
St Lawrence
Sunday, 23 July 2017 in 43m (10–3–2 in G)
1260 Doubles
120 each of Plain Bob, Hudibras, April Day, May Day, Litchurch, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, Campion, Cliffords Pleasure, Royston, St David and 60 of Gransire.
1 Nicky Aubrey
2 Kris Perruzza
3 Fran Watkins
4 Jason M Walker (C)
5 Andrew Watkins
Rung on the back five before Evensong as part of the Hereford District Quarter Peal Festival and to celebrate the return of the Striking Competition Sheild for the 3rd year on the trot.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Whitney on Wye, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 in 40m (9 in A♭)
1260 Doubles (41 M/V)
One extent each of St. Simon's Bob, St. Martin's Bob, St. Osmund Bob, Eynesbury Bob; Eynsham, St. Leonard, St. Ninian, St. John Baptist; St. Ignatius, Churchill, St. John Divine, Amersham; St. Jude, St. Laurence, St. Stephen, St. Austell; Somerville, Magdalen, St. Deborah, St. Werburgh; St. Alban, St. Paul, St. Ambrose, St. John Evangelist; Lapley, St. John, Horsley, Obediah; Heyford, Chilton, Sarratt, Dummer; St. Mary, St. Crsipin, St. Cecelia, Laverstoke; Nuffield, Wadham, St. Richard, Palmer; and 60 of Grandsire
1 Jason M Walker
2 Fran Watkins
3 Andrew Watkins
4 Kris Perruzza (C)
5 Nicky Aubrey
Rung as part of the Hereford District Quarter Peal Festival.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bodenham, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 in 43m (12–1–20 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Pete Beavan
2 Sue Hack
3 Jo Beavan
4 Nicky Aubrey (C)
5 David R Carter
6 Richard Collins
Rung to celebrate the Golden Wedding Anniversary of Peter & Lilian Tomlinson.
Also a 60th birthday compliment to Sue.
First away from cover for Pete.
50th together 4 & 5.
Rung as part of the Hereford District Quarter Peal Festival.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bodenham
St Michael and All Angels
Wednesday, 2 August 2017 in 43m (12–1–20 in G)
1320 Surprise Minor
720 Surfleet & 600 Beverley
1 Fran Watkins
2 Andrew Watkins
3 Jake Saer
4 Jason M Walker
5 Nicky Aubrey
6 Tim D Hollinghurst (C)
Rung as a birthday compliment to Pat Gilbert
First blows in both methods (3)

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ledbury, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 6 August 2017 in 49m (22–0–27 in E♭)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Anne Toussaint
2 Frank Seabright
3 Tim Keyes
4 Rachel Coates
5 Nicky Seabright
6 Neil Toussaint
7 Alan Bagworth (C)
8 Colin Ward
For the Sunday Evensong service. Also to celebrate today's licensing of Mary Anne Keyes, a ringer at Ledbury, as a Reader of the Hereford Diocese.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 6 August 2017 in 47m (12–0–0 in F♯)
1320 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Chris Walker
2 Liz Walker
3 Alec Osbaldiston
4 Sarah Lupton
5 Edward C W Lupton
6 Chris Kippin (C)
For 1100 service, and to congratulate Ed Purslow, member of our local band, on being awarded his Duke of Edinburgh's Award gold badge. First of Kent TB Minor: 2.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Allensmore, Herefordshire
St Andrew
Monday, 7 August 2017 (10–3–18 in G)
Call Changes
Call changes 60 on 3rds
1 Carol Williams
2 Diana Tricklebank
3 Nick Cooper-Tomkins (C)
4 Mike Mason
5 Stephen Williams
6 David Myhill
Rung in memorial Bombadier Ben Taylor, a ringer at this church, killed in action at Paschendaele 7th August 1917

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holmer, Herefordshire
St Bartholomew
Tuesday, 8 August 2017 (10–1–12 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 David C Powell
2 Martin E Harrisson
3 Hayley Clarke
4 Ken Clutterbuck
5 David R Carter (C)
6 Alexandra Gibbon
Rung half-muffled in memory of John Smith, ringer and tower captain at this tower for many years.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 8 August 2017 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5120 Nicaragua Surprise Major
Composed by H. Poyner
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Ringing World page reference: 5550.0891

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 10 August 2017 in 2h 38 (4–1–27 in D)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23m)
In 23 methods being 224 each Yorkshire, Uxbridge, Cornwall, Double Dublin, Bristol, Whalley, Watford, London, Tavistock, Glasgow, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Lindum, Superlative, Wembley, Rutland, Jersey, Preston, Ipswich, Cray, Ashtead, Lincolnshire & Pudsey. 160com. atw.
Composed by N Smith
1 Martin J Kirk
2 Richard J Clements
3 Frederick Shallcross (C)
4 Neil Bennett
5 John R Ridley
6 Craig P Homewood
7 Roman E Sadowski
8 Ashley C Fortey
Ringing World page reference: 5552.0942

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holmer, Herefordshire
St Bartholomew
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 in 46m (10–1–12 in G)
1260 Grandsire and Plain Bob Doubles
1 Pamela M Owen
2 Wendy M Davies
3 Karen M Powell
4 Mike E Jefferis
5 David C Powell (C)
6 Paul H Smith
Rung in memory of John Smith, ringer and Tower Captain of this tower for many years.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 17 August 2017 in 2h 39 (4–1–27 in D)
5088 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by Donald F Morrison (no. 6108)
1 Stephen J Bedford
2 Ashley C Fortey
3 Alan E M Bagworth
4 Craig P Homewood
5 Martin J Kirk
6 Geoffrey M Brewin
7 Darran Ricks (C)
8 Tom R Childs
100th together: 2 & 6.
Ringing World page reference: 5549.0869

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 in 2h 26 (15 in C)
5056 Oswaldtwistle Surprise Major
Composed by C. Middleton
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Ringing World page reference: 5550.0891

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 24 August 2017 in 2h 37 (4–1–27 in D)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23m)
Contains 224 each Ashtead, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Double Dublin, Glasgow, Ipswich, Jersey, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Preston, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Tavistock, Uxbridge, Watford, Wembley, Whalley and Yorkshire, with 160 com, atw and cyclical part ends.
Composed by D. F. Morrison No. 7471b
1 Penny J Salisbury
2 Neil Bennett
3 Craig P Homewood
4 Daniel Jones (C)
5 Darran Ricks
6 John R Ridley
7 Roman E Sadowski
8 Ashley C Fortey
To mark the engagement of Tanya Sadowski and Jonny Thomson.
Also rung as a birthday compliment to John E Harrold.
150th peal together: 4 & 7
Ringing World page reference: 5551.0919

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holmer, Herefordshire
St Bartholomew
Thursday, 24 August 2017 in 47m (10–1–12 in G)
1440 Surprise Minor
720 York; 720 Bourne
1 Fran Watkins
2 Karen M Powell
3 Martin J Kirk
4 David C Powell
5 Andrew Watkins
6 David R Carter (C)
For the feast of St Bartholomew

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holmer, Herefordshire
St Bartholomew
Thursday, 24 August 2017 in 46m (10–1–12 in G)
1440 Surprise Minor
720 London; 720 Ipswich
1 Fran Watkins
2 Karen M Powell
3 Martin J Kirk
4 David C Powell
5 Andrew Watkins
6 David R Carter (C)
For St Bartholomew's Day.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Clun, Shropshire
St George
Friday, 25 August 2017 (13–2–1 in F)
1260 Doubles (5m)
240 St Simon's Bob; 240 St Martin's Bob, 240 Eynesbury Bob; 240 St Osmund's Bob; 300 Grandsire
1 Ros Barker
2 Helen Sharpe
3 Ruth Holmes
4 Lynn Scales
5 Alex Sharpe (C)
6 Lesley Harling
First quarter as cover: 6

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bredenbury, Herefordshire
St Andrew
Sunday, 27 August 2017 in 39m (8–3–3 in A)
1260 Mixed Doubles
60 Grandsire, 480 Plain Bob, 360 St Simon's, 360 St Martin's
1 Patricia Key
2 Judith Edwards
3 Elaine Wilkinson (C)
4 Tim D Hollinghurst
5 Robert Walker
6 Tony Fuller
On the centenary of the death of Private Charles Ernest Cheshire, Bredenbury, Hereford Diocesan (27/08/1917). Welsh Regiment 16th Bn. Service No.285169. Son of Charles Cheshire and Emma Elizabeth Cheshire of Winslow, Herefordshire. Following the QP the tenor bell was tolled 19 times for his age at death.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 in 2h 27 (15 in C)
5184 Palgrave Surprise Major
Composed by D. F. Morrison No. 3998
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
600th peal together: 3-4 & 5-6
Also rung to celebrate Carole and Rick's Golden wedding anniversary.
Ringing World page reference: 5551.0920

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Peterchurch, Herefordshire
St Peter
Saturday, 2 September 2017 in 45m (9–3–1 in G)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Karen M Powell
2 Andrew Watkins
3 Martin J Kirk
4 David R Carter
5 David C Powell
6 Fran Watkins (C)
2/3

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Kentchurch, Herefordshire
St Mary
Saturday, 2 September 2017 in 43m (7–2–5 in B♭)
1320 Bourne Surprise Minor
1 Fran Watkins
2 Karen M Powell
3 Andrew Watkins
4 Martin J Kirk
5 David R Carter
6 David C Powell (C)
65th birthday compliment to Jane Mason.
1/3

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eardisley, Herefordshire
St Mary Magdalene
Saturday, 2 September 2017 in 41m (8–1–27 in G♯)
1272 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1 Martin J Kirk
2 Karen M Powell
3 Andrew Watkins
4 Fran Watkins
5 David C Powell
6 David R Carter (C)
3/3

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bromyard, Herefordshire
St Peter
Sunday, 3 September 2017 in 39m (7–0–5 in C)
1260 Doubles
1 Principle, 7 Methods/Variations
1 Jo Hall
2 Nick Cronin
3 Anthony Ellis (C)
4 Madeleine Johnson
5 Rachel Coates
6 Richard Coghlan
Most methods/principles/variations as conductor.
Rung for 1st birthday of Poppy Sewell, granddaughter of 6.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Fownhope, Herefordshire
St Mary
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 in 43m (11–2–4 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Fran Watkins
2 Barbara Fox
3 Caroline Priestley
4 Nicky Aubrey (C)
5 Andrew Watkins
6 Pat Gilbert
Caroline's first quarter of Grandsire rung proper like and to celebrate her 60th birthday!!

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Ethelbert
Saturday, 9 September 2017 in 3h 51 (33–3–21 in C♯)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23m)
In 23 methods being 224 each of Yorkshire, Uxbridge, Cornwall, Double Dublin, Bristol, Whalley, Watford, London, Tavistock, Glasgow, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Lindum, Superlative, Wembley, Rutland, Jersey, Preston, Ipswich, Cray, Ashtead, Lincolnshire & Pudsey: 160 com: atw.
Composed by N Smith
1 Nicholas D Brown
2 James Clatworthy
3 Neil Bennett
4 John R Ridley
5 Frederick Shallcross (C)
6 Roman E Sadowski
7 Mark Regan
8 Daniel Jones
A 28th birthday compliment to Dan Jones.
Also remembering Frederick R Harris of Eardisland who died 31st August 2017 aged 89yrs.
Ringing World page reference: 5552.0942

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 10 September 2017 in 46m (22¾ in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
Composed by R William Willans
1 Anne Newcombe
2 Clare Bellis
3 William N Evans
4 Tony Fuller
5 Rhiannon F Pugh
6 Andrew Mitchell
7 Mark Pugh (C)
8 Ashley Fuller
Remembering with fondness the late Frederick R Harris of Eardisland who died 31st August 2017. Rung prior to Evensong
(Bob, no Single, no Bob)

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5056 Quernmore Surprise Major
Composed by D. F. Morrison No. 1
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Remembering Frederick R Harris of Eardisland who died 31st August 2017.
800th peal: 7-8
Ringing World page reference: 5554.0990

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Rushbury, Shropshire
St Peter
Thursday, 14 September 2017 in 42m (5–3–4 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Andrew H Chapman
2 Chris Slater
3 Geoff Lowe
4 John H Croxton
5 Andy Wilson (C)
6 E Anne Hone
Rung in memory of Tom Humphreys a good friend of this tower
100th Quarter - 5

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Holme Lacy, Herefordshire
St Cuthbert
Thursday, 14 September 2017 in 2h 46 (18 in E)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by D. F. Morrison No. 4
1 Craig P Homewood
2 Penny J Salisbury
3 Andrew V Brown
4 Frederick Shallcross
5 John R Ridley
6 Daniel Jones (C)
7 Roman E Sadowski
8 Ashley C Fortey
Remembering Andrew's close friend Nathan, who sadly died today.
Ringing World page reference: 5554.0988

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
St Nicholas
Friday, 15 September 2017 in 43m (9–3–26 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
Rung with 768 cover
1 Liz Tompkins
2 Jason M Walker
3 Barbara Fox
4 Roger Gosling
5 Nicky Aubrey (C)
6 Anne Newman
7 Andy Lewis
8 Jacob Morrison
Rung to welcome visitors to the cheese and wine evening commencing St Nicholas' flower festival celebrating the 175th anniversary of the church

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Thursday, 21 September 2017 in 5m (7–1–0 in B♭)
240 Grandsire Doubles
1 Sara Cummins
2 Elaine Wilkinson
3 Rhiannon F Pugh
4 Tony Fuller
5 Mark Pugh (C)
6 Gavin Simpson
Remembering with great affection Duncan Sykes, who sadly passed away on Wednesday.
A big supporter to Leominster Tower and ringers.
Rung half muffled at the start of practice followed by 6, 8 & 10 bell half muffled practice.
The whole Leominster band and supporters including Henry Webb wish to be associated with this event.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
The Lye, West Midlands
Christ Church
Sunday, 24 September 2017 in 35m (3–0–27 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Jan Greatrex
2 Helen Sharpe
3 Ruth Holmes
4 Tony Greatrex
5 Richard Bracher (C)
6 Alex Sharpe
7 Denise Fletcher
8 Graham Fletcher
5th Birthday Compliment to Megan. (granddaughter to Denise and Graham)
First Grandsire Triples For 3.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Lyonshall, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 24 September 2017 in 43m
1260 Doubles
360 April Day, 360 Kennington, 540 Plain Bob
1 Sue Burgoyne
2 Patricia Key
3 John Downing
4 John Clayton
5 Lynn Scales (C)
6 Geoff Cowling
First Quarter Treble.
Rung for Evening Service and thanks to Bromley O'Hare, Blacksmith, for repairs to the rope guides.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
St Weonards, Herefordshire
St Weonards
Monday, 25 September 2017 in 44m (10–0–24 in G)
1272 Primrose Surprise Minor
1 Karen M Powell
2 Rosie B Roberts
3 Fran Watkins
4 Andrew Watkins
5 David C Powell
6 David R Carter (C)
To celebrate the life of Duncan Sykes of Hereford. Martin Kirk and Hayley Clarke would like to be associated with this quarter peal.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 in 2h 26 (15 in C)
5152 Ross - on - Wye Surprise Major
Composed by J. E. Harrold
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Ringing World page reference: 5555.1015

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
St Bridget
Thursday, 28 September 2017 in 2h 48 (8–3–19 in A♭)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Contains 1,024 Superlative, 768 each Lincolnshire and Yorkshire and 512 each Bristol, Cambridge, London, Pudsey and Rutland, with 143 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, including the treble.
Composed by D. F. Morrison No.6380
1 Neil Bennett
2 David F Moore
3 Craig P Homewood
4 Daniel Jones (C)
5 Darran Ricks
6 John R Ridley
7 Frederick Shallcross
8 Ashley C Fortey
Ringing World page reference: 5555.1013

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eardisland, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 29 September 2017 in 2h 52 (12–2–26 in G)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
In 8 methods being 832 Rutland, 768 Pudsey, 640 Superlative, 576 each Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire and London, and 512 Yorkshire, with 122 changes of method.
Composed by D F Morrison No.3
1 Mark Pugh
2 Frederick Shallcross (C)
3 Neil Bennett
4 Roy D Mills
5 Lynn S Scales
6 Andrew V Brown
7 Craig P Homewood
8 Ashley C Fortey
Remembering the late Fred Harris who was the organist and a member of the Sunday Service band at Eardisland.
Ringing World page reference: 5558.1088

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 5 October 2017 in 2h 32 (4–1–27 in D)
5088 London Surprise Major
Composed by Stephen Ivin
1 Darran Ricks
2 Ashley C Fortey
3 John R Ridley
4 Roman E Sadowski
5 Daniel Jones
6 Mark Regan (C)
7 Craig P Homewood
8 Stephen W Barton
With best wishes to Steve Barton on his birthday.
Ringing World page reference: 5556.1039

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Hereford, Herefordshire
St Nicholas
Sunday, 15 October 2017 in 48m (9–3–26 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Liz Tompkins
2 Elaine Wilkinson
3 Emily Rogers
4 Anne Newman
5 Roger Gosling
6 Paul Tompkins
7 David R Carter (C)
8 Gavin Simpson
In celebration of the life of Duncan Sykes, ringer at this church.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire
St David
Monday, 16 October 2017 in 60m (8–1–18 in G)
1800 60 M/V Doubles (8m/52v)
St Giles, St Miles, Church Gresley, Ezneih, St Nicholas, Winchendon, St Remigius, Huntley, Lapley, St John, Horsley, Obediah, Heyford, Chilton, Sarratt, Dummer, St Mary, St Crispin, St Cecelia, Laverstoke, Thelnetham, Vennington, Westhorpe, Market Weston, Hunston, Great Ashfield, Watisfield, Hepworth, St Simon's, St Martin's, St Osmund, Eynesbury, St Alban, St Paul, St Ambrose, St John Evangelist, Eynsham, St Leonard, St Ninian, St John Baptist, Elford, Austrey, St Felix, St Wenceslas, St Ignatius, Churchill, Amersham, St John Divine, St Jude, St Laurence, St Austell, St Stephen, Haughley, Zizania, Old Newton, Fornham All Saints, Pakenham, Thurston, Great Livermere, Ingham
1 Wendy M Davies
2 Frances D Watkins
3 Karen M Powell
4 Andrew J Watkins
5 David C Powell (C)
6 Patrick D Gilbert
60th birthday compliment to Janice Densham of Fairbanks, Alaska, by 6 of her ringing friends. Most m/v as C.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Eye, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Thursday, 19 October 2017 (8–1–0 in A♭)
1260 Doubles
Stedman (240), Grandsire (360), Reverse Canterbury (240), Plain bob (420)
1 Margaret Oakley
2 Joanie Richards
3 Sue Rees
4 Martin Scott
5 Henry Lewis (C)
6 Ashley Smith
First quarter 6. Most methods 2.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bredwardine, Herefordshire
St Andrew
Saturday, 21 October 2017 in 2h 42 (9–2–1 in B♭)
5040 Doubles (8m/13v)
two extents each of: Grandsire, St Augustine, Northrepps, Plain Bob, April Day, Kennington, St Simon's Bob, Eynsham, St Alban, St Martin's Bob, St Leonard, St Paul, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, Clifford's Pleasure, Southrepps, St Nicholas Bob, Lapley, St Giles, Winchendon Place, St John, St Miles.
1 Ellie R Williams
2 Patricia C Key
3 Alison C Alcock
4 Colin A Lewis (C)
5 Geoffrey Cowling
6 Nick Cooper Tomkins
First off cover 1, first of Doubles 5.
Ringing World page reference: 5558.1088

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 in 2h 26 (15 in C)
5120 Samarium Surprise Major
Composed by D. F. Morrison No. 4051
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Rung on our Welsh day in.
Ringing World page reference: 5561.1163

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Kingstone, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Thursday, 26 October 2017 in 3h 2 (12–0–22 in G)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (11m)
Contains: 768 each Ashtead, Rutland and Yorkshire, 512 each Essex, Lincolnshire and London and 256 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Pudsey and Superlative, with 151 changes of method and atw for all 8 bells with cyclic part ends.
Composed by D. F. Morrison No.4950
1 Ashley C Fortey
2 Craig P Homewood
3 Neil Bennett
4 John R Ridley
5 Daniel Jones (C)
6 Roman E Sadowski
7 Andrew V Brown
8 Frederick Shallcross
To mark the death earlier this week of Anna Cunningham (nee Sadowska), former Master of the Reading University Society in 1968-9.
The composition is rung for the first time.
100th peal together: 1 & 2
Ringing World page reference: 5560.1138

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bromyard, Herefordshire
St Peter
Saturday, 28 October 2017 in 3h 10 (13–3–13 in F)
5040 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by A. J. Cox
1 Penny J Salisbury
2 Richard J Clements
3 Hilda C Ridley
4 James Clatworthy
5 Neil Bennett
6 Mark Regan
7 John R Ridley
8 Frederick Shallcross (C)
9 Ashley C Fortey
10 Daniel Jones
Ringing World page reference: 5560.1138

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Wellington, Herefordshire
St Margaret of Antioch
Sunday, 29 October 2017 in 43m (17–0–15 in F)
1260 Doubles
(1p/10m): 60 Stedman: 120 each Rev Canterbury, Winchendon Place, St Nicholas, Eynesbury Place, St Remigius, Plain Bob, Huntley Place, St Osmund, St Martins, St Simons
1 Jake Saer
2 Jason M Walker
3 David R Carter (C)
4 Nicky Aubrey
5 Paul J Lewis
6 Keith Brimley
Prior to the retirement service of Rev. Preb. Michael Cluett, incumbent of Burley, Canon Pyon, King's Pyon,Ledgemoor, Wellington and Westhope. 300th QP in Herefordshire: 3.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 29 October 2017 (7–1–0 in B♭)
1260 Mixed Doubles
120's of Hudibras, April Day, May Day, Litchurch, Salwarpe, Seighford, Kennington & 420 changes Grandsire.
1 Judith Edwards
2 Mary Bartholomew
3 Sue Robinson
4 Tony Fuller
5 Mark Pugh (C)
6 Luca Sinclair
Rung prior to the Saint Edfrith Evensong Service. Also marking the retirement of Rev. Preb. Michael Cluett, of the Leominster Deanery and fellow ringer.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5120 Truro Surprise Major
Composed by H. Poyner
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
In memoriam Private Harry Harmer Marklove of Foy. Herefordshire Regiment 1st Bn 236052 killed in action 6th November 1917 age 24.
Ringing World page reference: 5560.1140

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leominster, Herefordshire
SS Peter and Paul
Sunday, 5 November 2017 in 40m (7–1–0 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
540 & 720 changes
1 Sue Robinson
2 Mary Bartholomew
3 Judith Edwards
4 Tony Fuller
5 Robert Walker
6 Mark Pugh (C)
Rung prior to Choral Evensong.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Mathon, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Monday, 6 November 2017 in 45m (7–2–23 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Jenny Lawrence
2 Mary Harling
3 Chris Jones
4 Colin Ward
5 Frank Seabright (C)
6 Chris Roberts
First quarter inside for Chris Jones. Learning the Ropes Level 4

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Leintwardine, Herefordshire
St Mary Magdalene
Monday, 6 November 2017 in 43m (13½ in F♯)
1250 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
640 Yorkshire, 610 Cambridge. 12 com atw
Composed by A G Parry
1 John Turney
2 Karen M Powell
3 Martin J Kirk
4 Andrew Watkins
5 Fran Watkins
6 David R Carter (C)
7 David C Powell
8 David J Thompson
For the 60th wedding anniversary of Clive and Maisie Watkins, parents of 4. 1st spliced surprise Major: 7. 1st spliced surprise Major as C.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 7 November 2017 in 2h 26 (15 in C)
5152 Upchurch Surprise Major
Composed by J. E. Harrold
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Birthday compliments to Norm.
Ringing World page reference: 5562.1189

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Abbey Dore, Herefordshire
St Mary
Saturday, 11 November 2017 (8–0–21 in G)
1260 Doubles (2 Methods)
1 Carol Williams
2 Vicky Rees
3 C Martin Foster
4 Philip Watkins
5 Nick Cooper-Tomkins (C)
6 Steve Williams
Rung 1/2 muffled for The Abbeydore Service of Remembrance. Also in memorium of Val Price of Allensmore

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 in 2h 26 (15 in C)
5056 Velindre Surprise Major
Composed by D. F. Morrison No. 1
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
150th peal as conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 5562.1190

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Clifford, Herefordshire
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 20 November 2017 in 48m (12–1–14 in G)
1250 Platinum Surprise Major
1 Rebecca Drysdale
2 Karen M Powell
3 Martin J Kirk
4 Andrew Watkins
5 Fran Watkins
6 David J Thompson
7 David R Carter (C)
8 David C Powell
For the 70th wedding anniversary of HM, Queen Elizabeth II and HRH, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
1st blows in the method by all. 650th quarter and 375th as conductor: 7.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Church Stretton, Shropshire
St Laurence
Monday, 20 November 2017 in 45m (11–0–5 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Ken Davis
2 E Anne Hone
3 Andrew H Chapman
4 Chris Slater
5 Andy Wilson (C)
6 John Knowles
To celebrate the 70th wedding anniversary of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke Of Edinburgh

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 in 2h 24 (15 in C)
5120 Welshpool Surprise Major
Composed by D. F. Morrison No. 4051
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
With get well compliments to Neil Bennett.
Ringing World page reference: 5564.1235

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Friday, 24 November 2017 in 46m (6–2–12 in A)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Jane Mogridge
2 Vicky Rees (C)
3 Olivia M Richardson
4 Nick Cooper-Tomkins
5 Philip Watkins
6 Eddie Smith
Rung for and to celebrate Maggie Marples (Ewyas Harold resident)100th birthday today.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Upton Bishop, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 25 November 2017 (10 in G)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Milly Matthews
2 Francesca Cinderey
3 Pauline Leggate (C)
4 Will Ruck
5 Mike Tunnicliff
6 Mel Jones
First away from cover: 1
First as cover: 6
First in method as conductor:3

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ledbury, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Saturday, 25 November 2017 in 3h 6 (22–0–27 in E♭)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by DF Morrison (No.1068)
1 Sarah Macdonell
2 Alan EM Bagworth
3 Jane E Mason
4 Roy D Mills
5 Timothy H Keyes
6 Geoffrey M Brewin
7 Richard J Clements (C)
8 Colin H Ward
Rung to celebrate the 70th wedding anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip
Ringing World page reference: 5567.0015

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Lyonshall, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 26 November 2017 in 42m (11–0–0)
1260 Doubles (4m/V)
480 Grandsire, 240 April Day, 240 Kennington, 300 Plain Bob
1 John Downing
2 Patricia Key
3 Lynn Scales (C)
4 John Clayton
5 Ian Price
6 Martin E Harrisson
Rung for evening service

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Stoke Prior, Herefordshire
St Luke
Monday, 27 November 2017 in 36m (6–3–13)
1260 Doubles (1m/40v)
(1) Lapley, St John, Horsley, Obediah;(2) St Mary, St Crispin, St Cecilia, Laverstoke;(3) Heyford, Chilton, Sarratt, Dummer;(4) Thelnetham, Vennington, Westhorpe, Market Weston;(5) Hunston, Great Ashfield, Wattisfield, Hepworth;(6) Eynsham, St Leonard, St Ninian, St John Baptist;(7) St Jude, St Laurence, St Austell, St Stephen;(8) St Ignatius, Churchill, Amersham, St John Divine;(9) Haughley, Zizania, Old Newton, Fornham All Saints;(10) Pakenham, Thurston, Great Livermere, Ingham; and 60 changes of Plain Bob.
1 Sarah Newman
2 Fran Watkins
3 Nicky Aubrey
4 Dave Thompson
5 Andrew Watkins (C)
6 Joe Thompson
Rung to celebrate Molly Firth being presented with the Order of St Ethelbert in a service at Hereford Cathedral. The awards mark their great contributions in the life of the diocese and reflect the courage, self-giving and perseverance of St Ethelbert the King, one of the Hereford Cathedral’s patrons. The Bishop of Hereford Presented each recipient with a lapel pin depicting the three crowns from the shield of St Ethelbert, as well as a certificate signed by both the Bishop and the Dean.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Monday, 27 November 2017 in 2h 24 (15 in C)
5120 Xeranthemum Surprise Major
Composed by H. Poyner
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Rung on the 50th anniversary of John Harrold's first peal.
600th handbell peal: 5-6
Ringing World page reference: 5564.1235

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 in 2h 23 (15 in C)
5152 Yarkhill Surprise Major
Composed by C. Middleton
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
50th handbell peal as conductor: 7-8
Ringing World page reference: 5564.1236

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Clunbury, Shropshire
St Swithin
Thursday, 30 November 2017 (10–0–23 in A)
1260 Doubles (5m)
180 Stedman; 240 Grandsire; 240 St.Martin's; 240 St.Simon's; 360 Plain Bob
1 Ruth Holmes
2 Roger Webb
3 Helen Sharpe (C)
4 Lynn Scales
5 Alex Sharpe
6 John Croxton
Rung in memory of a former Clunbury ringer, Private William Paddock, who died 30/11/1917, age 24, killed-in-action by shell fire. King's Shropshire Light Infantry 6th Bn. Service No.26569. Commemorated at Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France, Panel 8 and 9. Born 1893. Son of William Paddock and Margaret Paddock (née Roberts) of Yew Trees, Bagley, Ellesmere, Shropshire. In 1911, he was a dairy farmer’s groom, living at Birch Hall Farm, Ellesmere, Shropshire and later he worked at Clunbury Hall for Mr Morris. He enlisted when war broke out and left for France in 1916, he saw much active service (he was on one occasion buried alive for 48 hours). He was invalided home with trench foot earlier in 1917 but later returned to the front.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Staunton on Arrow, Herefordshire
St Peter
Sunday, 3 December 2017 in 40m (6–1–16 in B♭)
1260 Doubles (2m)
660 Grandsire and 600 Plain Bob
1 Geoff Cowling
2 Patricia C Key
3 Brian Holdaway
4 Ian Price
5 Martin E Harrisson (C)
6 Nicholas Price
First Quarter 6 (Grandson of 4)
In Memory of Richard Bowen, Churchwarden of St Peter, who died last week.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Ledbury, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Sunday, 3 December 2017 in 51m (22–0–27 in E♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Jenny Lawrence
2 Anne Toussaint
3 Alan Bagworth
4 Neil Toussaint
5 Colin Ward (C)
6 Paul X Lewis
For the Evensong Service on Advent Sunday. Also to mark the Light up a Life Service for St Michael's Hospice.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Yarkhill, Herefordshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 7 December 2017 in 2h 8 (4–1–27 in D)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
1) London, 2) Carlisle, 3) Westminster, 4) Bourne, 5) Surfleet, 6) Norwich, 7) Cambridge.
1 Alan E M Bagworth
2 Craig P Homewood
3 Roman E Sadowski
4 Nicholas D Brown
5 Darran Ricks (C)
6 Peter G C Ellis
Marking the 377th anniversary of the baptism of Fabian Stedman in this church.
Ringing World page reference: 5568.0033

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Presteigne, Powys
St Andrew
Saturday, 9 December 2017 in 2h 53 (13–2–21 in F)
5040 St Andrew Bob Triples
Composed by Don Morrison (10-part)
1 Geoff Cowling
2 David A Childs
3 C Anthony Greatrex
4 Halisi Drysdale
5 S Barnaby Bell
6 Tim D Hollinghurst
7 Lynn S Scales (C)
8 Keith T Hatfield
Rung for the 300th anniversary of the casting of bells 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 by Abraham Rudhall of Gloucester.
First on 8 - 1.
First triples as conductor.
First peal in method by all.
The band would like to associate Barbara Fewster with this peal, who would have been ringing if the weather forecast had been more favourable.
Ringing World page reference: 5565.1272

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bridstow, Herefordshire
4 Bannutree Cottages
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 in 2h 28 (15 in C)
5152 Zverinogolovskoye Surprise Major
Composed by C. Middleton
1–2 Richard J Clements
3–4 John E Harrold
5–6 Frederick Shallcross
7–8 Daniel Jones (C)
The first peal in the method on handbells.
Completes the surprise major alphabet to first performances on handbells by the same band within a calendar year.
Ringing World page reference: 5567.0010

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Preston on Wye, Herefordshire
St Lawrence
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 in 45m (12–2–5 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Pam Parry
2 Wendy M Davies
3 Karen M Powell
4 Mike E Jefferis
5 David C Powell (C)
6 Aimee Parry
1st on treble - 1. 1st away from treble - 6. Rung in anticipation of the wedding of Aimee Parry and Tom Mitchell on Friday in this church. Rung with an audience of flower ladies, the brides father, Pip, grandmother, Rhian and Keith! Best wishes Aimee and Tom. 375th Q - 5.

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Bodenham, Herefordshire
St Michael and All Angels
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 in 2h 44 (12–1–20 in G)
5040 Grandsire Doubles
7 x 240 (3 x Morris's, 4 x Price's No.2) & 28 extents
1 Joanna C Beavan
2 Nicola J Aubrey (C)
3 Colin H Ward
4 Susan Hack
5 David R Carter
6 Mark Pugh
For Christmas
Ringing World page reference: 5569.0057

Hereford Diocesan Guild
Tarrington, Herefordshire
SS Philip and James
Thursday, 28 December 2017 in 43m (11–0–27 in F)
1320 Doubles (40 M/V)
(1) Lapley, St John, Horsley, Obediah;(2) St Mary, St Crispin, St Cecilia, Laverstoke;(3) Heyford, Chilton, Sarratt, Dummer;(4) St Nicholas Place, Winchendon Place, St Remigius Place, Huntley Place;(5) St Giles, St Miles, Church Gresley, Ezneih; (6) Eynsham, St Leonard, St Ninian, St John Baptist; (7) St Jude, St Laurence, St Austell, St Stephen; (8) St Ignatius, Churchill, Amersham, St John Divine; (9) Elford, Austrey, St Felix, St Wenceslas; (10 and 11) St Simon's Bob, St Martin's Bob, St Osmund Bob, Eynesbury Bob.
1 Robert Hodges
2 Madeleine Johnson
3 Fran Watkins
4 Rachel Coates
5 Andrew Watkins (C)
6 Steve Maddox
40th Birthday compliment to Hannah West.