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Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 7 January 2016 in 2h 50 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5098 Clifford Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Frederick J Sage
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Michael Hatchett
5 Richard H Johnston
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive No 5098 Clifford Castle. Built May 1946. First shed allocation Swansea Landore. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted January 1959. Last shed allocation Wolverhampton Oxley. Withdrawn June 1964 and scrapped.
Also wishing Mervyn Way a speedy recovery.
First Peal in the Method
Clifford Castle Surprise Major
x3x4x5x236x4x5x6.34.7.34.6x5x4x36x25x4x3x2 [b]
Non Palindromic.
63/100
Ringing World page reference: 5466.0105

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 21 January 2016 in 2h 51 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5055 Turgid Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Michael R Spencer
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Richard H Johnston
7 R Nicholas Lawrence
8 Robert D S Brown (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5468.0153

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Wednesday, 3 February 2016 in 43m (5–3–27 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 D John Knight
2 Janet M Collins
3 Peter Hallewell
4 Robin J Mears
5 Howard Bowering
6 Timothy F Collins (C)
24th Birthday Compliment to Ashley David Mears today, Son of Robin, Also in memory of the deer that wrote off Robin's car on Monday

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 4 February 2016 in 2h 51 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5055 Earl Of Eldon Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Thomas R Garrett
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Richard H Johnston
8 Robert D S Brown (C)
Remembering Great Western Castle Class locomotive 5055 Earl of Eldon. Originally built as Lydford Castle, June 1936. First shed allocation Old Oak Common. Renamed August 1937. Last shed allocation Gloucester. Withdrawn October 1964 and scrapped.
First peal in the method
Earl of Eldon Surprise Major
x3x4x256x6x2x5.2x34.5 le 2 [f] fch Ba
64/100
Ringing World page reference: 5477.0372

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday, 5 February 2016 in 2h 45 (5–3–27)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Jennifer E Elmes
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Graham W Elmes
7 Thomas R Garrett
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
550th peal- 7. 50th peal together 2,7. 2750th peal as conductor- 8.
The conductor's final peal as Ringing Master of the Association.
Ringing World page reference: 5491.0755

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 11 February 2016 in 65m (5–3–27)
1952 Pudsey Surprise Major
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Thomas R Garrett
5 Lesley A Knipe
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Richard H Johnston
8 Timothy F Collins (C)

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
Assumption Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 18 February 2016 in 2h 51 (5–3–27)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Johnson's Variation of Middletons
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Thomas R Garrett
5 Richard W Ellis
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Richard H Johnston
8 Michael R Spencer (C)
Wishing Timothy Collins a speedy recovery from recent surgery
Ringing World page reference: 5472.0251

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 24 March 2016 in 2h 55 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5086 Viscount Horne Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive No 5086 Viscount Horne. Re-built from 'Star' class engine 4066 Viscount Horne, December 1937. First shed allocation Wolverhampton, Stafford Road. Last shed allocation Worcester. Withdrawn November 1958 and scrapped.
First Peal in the method
Viscount Horne Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x2x3x4x7.56.456x3x2x6x5x4x3x2 [b] Non Palindromic
Also welcoming the treble ringer back to peal ringing after his serious accident. He has agreed to refrain from walking in front of fast moving White Vans.
65/100
Ringing World page reference: 5477.0372

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 31 March 2016 in 2h 51 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5033 Broughton Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5033 Broughton Castle. Built May 1935. First shed allocation Wolverhampton, Stafford Road. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted October 1960. March 1959 and last shed allocation Oxford. Withdrawn September 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Great Bridge.
First Peal in the Method
Broughton Castle Surprise Major
x3x4x5x236x4x5x6x7x6x5x47x2367x5x4x3x2 [b]
Non Palindromic
Also rung as a 90th Brithday Compliment to Margaret Joan Brown mother of the conductor.
66/100
Ringing World page reference: 5479.0417

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 14 April 2016 in 2h 52 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5094 Tretower Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5094 Tretower Castle. Built June 1939. First shed allocation Newton Abbot. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted June 1960. Last shed allocation Bristol, St. Philip's Marsh. Withdrawn September 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Newport.
First Peal in the Method
Tretower Castle Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x2x3x456.56.7x4x3x2x6x5x4x3x2 [b]
Non Palindromic
67/100
Ringing World page reference: 5480.0441

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 21 April 2016 in 2h 55 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5087 Tintern Abbey Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Richard H Johnston
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5087 Tintern Abbey. Re-built from 'Star' class engine 4067 Tintern Abbey, November 1940. First shed allocation Old Oak Common. Last shed allocation Llanelly. Withdrawn August 1963 and scrapped.
First Peal in the Method
Tintern Abbey Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x2x3x456.56.7x456.56.3x2x6x5x4x3x2 [b] Non Palindromic
Also rung for the Queens 90th Birthday
68/100
Ringing World page reference: 5485.0595

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 28 April 2016 in 2h 55 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5093 Upton Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Richard H Johnston
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive No 5093 Upton Castle. Built June 1939. First shed allocation Old Oak Common. Last shed allocation Old Oak Common. Withdrawn September 1963 and scrapped.
First Peal in the Method
Upton Castle Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x4x5x36x7.2.36.2.5x4x6x5x4x3x2 [b] Non Palindromic
69/100
Ringing World page reference: 5482.0521

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Thursday, 5 May 2016 in 2h 40 (5–3–27 in A)
5036 Lyonshall Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Richard W Ellis
5 Richard H Johnston
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Timothy F Collins
8 Robert D S Brown (C)
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5036 Lyonshall Castle. Built May 1935. First shed allocation Cardiff Canton. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted December 1960. Last shed allocation Old Oak Common. Withdrawn September 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Great Bridge.
First Peal in the method
Lyonshall Castle Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x2x3.56.456.56.7x456x3x2x6x5x4x3x2 [b] Non Palindromic
70/100
Ringing World page reference: 5483.0545

Dorset County Association
Thornbury, Gloucestershire
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 in 3h 11 (18–2–19)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Jennifer E Elmes
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Graham W Elmes
5 R Nicholas Lawrence
6 Jeffrey Knipe
7 Thomas R Garrett
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
To mark the birthday of the ringer of the 2nd bell, Jenny Elmes, nee Bell, and 50 years since she learnt to ring in this tower.
Ringing World page reference: 5491.0755

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 26 May 2016 in 2h 40 (8–0–27)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 Lesley A Knipe
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Michael Hatchett
5 Thomas R Garrett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Richard H Johnston
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5491.0755

Dorset County Association
Brockenhurst, Hampshire
St Nicholas
Sunday, 29 May 2016 in 2h 39 (4–1–12 in B)
5090 Neath Abbey Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Graham W Elmes
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael R Spencer
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Castle Class Locomotive 5090 Neath Abbey. Re-built from 'Star' class engine 4070 Neath Abbey, April 1939. First shed allocation Plymouth Laira. Last shed allocation Old Oak Common. Withdrawn May 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Newport.
First Peal in the method
Neath Abbey Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x2x3.56.4.56.7x456.56.3x2x6x5x4x3x2 [b]
Non Palindromic
71/100
Also remembering the Battle of Jutland between the British Royal Navy's Grand Fleet under Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, against the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet under Vice-Admiral Reinhard Scheer 31st may 1916 - 1st June 1916
Ringing World page reference: 5486.0625

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 2 June 2016 in 2h 40 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5035 Coity Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Thomas R Garrett
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5035 Coity Castle. Built May 1935. First shed allocation Cardiff Canton. August 1950 and March 1959 shed allocations Old Oak Common. Last shed allocation Swindon. Withdrawn May 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Newport.
First Peal in the Method
Coity Castle Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x2x3.56.456x7.56.4.56.3x2x6x5x4x3x Le12, (b)
Non Palindromic
72/100
Ringing World page reference: 5486.0625

Dorset County Association
Puddletown, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 4 June 2016 (16–1–18 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Janet M Collins
2 Robin J Mears
3 Ellen R A Smith
4 Howard Bowering
5 Ian D Tucker
6 Andrew G Smith (C)
Rung for the Golden Wedding Anniversay Today of David & Jean Jeffreys,
Jean was former Churchwarden of St Mary's

Dorset County Association
Plymtree, Devon
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 4 June 2016 in 2h 55 (11–0–8 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
1. Carlisle S, 2. Chester S, 3. Norwich S, 4.York S, 5. Ipswich S, 6. Surfleet S, 7. Cambridge S
1 Patricia M Garrett
2 Lesley A Knipe
3 Richard H Johnston
4 Thomas R Garrett
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Robert D S Brown (C)
Rung as part of the Plymtree Flower Festival celebrations marking the Queens 90th Birthday.
Ringing World page reference: 5494.0827

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 9 June 2016 in 2h 47 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5067 St Fagans Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Richard H Johnston
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5067 St Fagans Castle. Built July 1937. First shed allocation Old Oak Common. Last shed allocation Reading. Withdrawn July 1962 and scrapped.
First peal in the method
x3x4x5x6x2x3x456.56.567.56.456.56.3x2x6x5x4x3x2 [b]
Non Palindromic
73/100
(Because we can, and somebody had to!!)
Ringing World page reference: 5490.0730

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 16 June 2016 in 2h 47 (8–0–27)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by S J Ivin
1 D John Knight
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Jeffrey Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Richard H Johnston
7 R Nicholas Lawrence
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5491.0755

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 23 June 2016 in 2h 52 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5038 Morlais Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Richard H Johnston
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5038 Morlais Castle. Built June 1935. First and August 1950 shed allocations Old Oak Common. March 1959 shed allocation Shrewsbury. Last shed allocation Reading. Withdrawn September 1963 and scrapped.
First Peal in the Method
Morlais Castle Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x2x3x456x567.56.456x3x2x6x5x4x3x2 [b]
Non Palindromic
74/100
In anticipation of Independence Day
Ringing World page reference: 5490.0730

Dorset County Association
East Coker, Somerset
St Michael and All Angels
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 in 3h 2 (10cwt)
5024 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Jane C Spencer
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Graham W Elmes
6 Michael R Spencer
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
A Queens Birthday Peal
also Wedding Anniversary Compliment to Mike and Jane Spencer Ringers of 3 and 6
Ringing World page reference: 5494.0827

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 30 June 2016 in 2h 52 (5–3–27)
5120 London Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton
1 D John Knight
2 Michael R Spencer
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Jane C Spencer
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Lesley A Knipe
7 Thomas R Garrett
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5491.0755

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday, 1 July 2016 in 2h 39 (5–3–27)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton
1 Susan E Smith
2 Patricia M Garrett
3 Felicity S Warwick
4 Thomas R Garrett
5 Graham W Elmes
6 Michael R Spencer
7 Nigel R Woodruff
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Completes the ringing of a peal on each of the 366 different dates of the calendar- 5.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the Battle of the Somme, in memory of all those who paid the ultimate price.
Ringing World page reference: 5491.0757

Dorset County Association
Frampton, Dorset
St Mary
Sunday, 3 July 2016 in 45m (16–0–14)
1260 Doubles (3 methods)
240 Reverse Canterbury, 480 Grandsire, 540 Plain Bob
1 D John Knight
2 Howard Bowering
3 Andrew G Smith
4 Timothy F Collins
5 Ian D Tucker (C)
6 Robin J Mears
Rung before the opening of Frampton church fete.
Also to congratulate Steve Tucker (son of the conductor) on graduating with a 2.1 BSc (Hons) in Sport Development from Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 7 July 2016 in 2h 54 (8–0–27)
5039 Rhuddlan Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Graham W Elmes
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Richard H Johnston
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class locomotive 5039 Rhuddlan Castle. Built June 1935. First and August 1950 shed allocations Old Oak Common. March 1959 shed allocation Swansea Landore. Last shed allocation Reading. Withdrawn June 1964 and scrapped.
First Peal in the method
Rhuddlan Castle Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x4x5.2.36.2.7x36x5x4x6x5x4x3x,12 (b) Non Palindromic
75/100
Ringing World page reference: 5494.0825

Dorset County Association
Seavington St Mary, Somerset
St Mary
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 in 2h 43 (6–2–21)
5040 Surprise Minor (4 Methods)
In 7 extents: (1) London, (2,3) Surfleet, (4,5) Beverley, (6,7) Cambridge.
1 D John Knight
2 Richard W Ellis
3 Sheila C Matthews
4 Robert J Walters
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Timothy F Collins (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5494.0825

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 28 July 2016 in 2h 48 (8–0–27)
5068 Beverston Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Robert J Walters
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Richard H Johnston
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive No 5068 Beverston Castle. Built June 1938. First shed allocation Bristol, Bath Road. August 1950 and March 1959 shed allocations Swindon. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted July 1959. Last shed allocation Oxford. Withdrawn September 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Great Bridge
First Peal in the Method
Beverston Castle Surprise Major
-38-14-58-16-14-1238-1234-18-34-38-14-16-58-14-38-12 F Fch BLace
Non Palindromic
300th Peal 3
76/100
Ringing World page reference: 5494.0825

Dorset County Association
Thornford, Dorset
St Mary Magdalene
Monday, 1 August 2016 in 2h 51 (8–2–22)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
1 Barry F Peachey
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Michael R Spencer
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Timothy F Collins (C)
First peal on the bells since their relatively recent rehanging.
Ringing World page reference: 5500.0969

Dorset County Association
Clyst Honiton, Devon
St Michael and All Angels
Tuesday, 2 August 2016 in 3h 12 (18–2–11)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton
1 D John Knight
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Barry F Peachey
5 Richard H Johnston
6 Jeffrey Knipe
7 Michael R Spencer
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5500.0969

Dorset County Association
Aylesbeare, Devon
Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday, 5 August 2016 in 2h 57 (11–2–0)
5040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
One extent each of London, York, Beverley, Norwich, Bourne, Ipswich and Cambridge.
1 D John Knight
2 Barry F Peachey
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Michael Hatchett
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 Timothy F Collins (C)
700th peal together- 1,6.
Ringing World page reference: 5500.0969

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 1 September 2016 in 2h 45 (8–0–27)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton
1 D John Knight
2 Robert D S Brown
3 Michael R Spencer
4 Jeffrey Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Lesley A Knipe
7 R Nicholas Lawrence
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
On the occasion of Janet and Tim"s 37th wedding anniversary
Ringing World page reference: 5499.0945

Dorset County Association
Hannington, Wiltshire
St John the Baptist
Thursday, 22 September 2016 in 2h 59 (10–1–15)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
3 720's, 2 1440's.
1 D John Knight
2 Graham W Elmes
3 Rev Christopher Renyard
4 Richard W Ellis
5 R Nicholas Lawrence
6 Timothy F Collins (C)
To welcome the first day of Autumn.
Ringing World page reference: 5511.1242

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 29 September 2016 in 2h 52 (8–0–27)
5096 Bridgwater Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Michael R Spencer
8 Robert D S Brown (C)
First Peal in the method
Bridgwater Castle Surprise Major
x3x4x5x36.2.34.2.3x6x7 le 2 [b] fch BGcY
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5096 Bridgwater Castle. Built June 1939. First and August 1950 shed allocations Bristol, Bath Road. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted January 1959. March 1959 shed allocation Bristol, Bath Road. Transferred from Cardiff Canton to Cardiff East Dock shed September 1962. Last shed allocation Worcester. Withdrawn June 1964 and scrapped.
100th together 4 and 7
Wedding Anniversary Compliment to Jeff and Lesley
For Michaelmas
Ringing World page reference: 5503.1054

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary
Monday, 3 October 2016 in 2h 49 (5–3–27)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton
1 D John Knight
2 Michael Hatchett
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Jane C Spencer
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Michael R Spencer
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Rung on the 50th anniversary of the last service train that officially called at Bradford Peverell and Stratton Halt. The platforms still stand to this day.
Also, on exactly the same day, Nick joined the RAF.
Ringing World page reference: 5511.1242

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 6 October 2016 in 2h 49 (8–0–27)
5047 Earl Of Dartmouth Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Rev Christopher Renyard
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Richard W Ellis
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
First peal in the method
Earl of Dartmouth Surprise Major
x3x4x5x6x2x3.56.456.56.7.56.4x3x2x6x5x4x3x2 [b]
Non Palindromic
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5047 Earl of Dartmouth. Originally built as Compton Castle, April 1936. First shed allocation Swansea Landore. Renamed August 1937. August 1950 shed allocation Newton Abbot. Last shed allocation Wolverhampton, Stafford Road. Withdrawn September 1962 and scrapped.
78/100
Ringing World page reference: 5505.1096

Dorset County Association
Puddletown, Dorset
St Mary
Sunday, 16 October 2016 in 48m (16/1/18 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Jane Pridmore
2 Howard Bowering
3 Anthony J L Burt
4 Timothy F Collins
5 R Nicholas Lawrence (C)
6 Robin J Mears
Rung after the service of dedication by the Bishop of Salisbury to bless the recent work on the Church, Bishop Nicholas rang with us before the service.

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 3 November 2016 in 2h 53 (8–0–27)
5064 Bishop's Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Thomas R Garrett
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
First peal in the method
Bishop's Castle Surprise Major
-38-14-58-16-14-38-34-18-1234-1238-14-16-58-14-38-12
Leadhead f 14263857 BLace Non Palindromic
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive No 5064 Bishop's Castle. Originally built as Tretower Castle, June 1937. First shed allocation Newton Abbot. Renamed September 1937. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted September 1958.. Last shed allocation Gloucester. Withdrawn September 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Newport
79/100
Ringing World page reference: 5509.1193

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Wednesday, 9 November 2016 in 40m (5–3–27)
1260 Julie McDonnell New Bob Triples
View composition
1 Robert Walters
2 Joanna Wenborne
3 Janet M Collins
4 Richard W Ellis
5 R Nicholas Lawrence
6 Ian D Tucker
7 Andrew G Smith (C)
8 Niall M Simpson
1st in method for all. £BD.

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 10 November 2016 in 2h 50 (8–0–27)
5049 Earl Of Plymouth Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Robert J Walters
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class locomotive 5049 Earl of Plymouth. Originally built as Denbigh Castle, April 1936. First shed allocation Worcester. Renamed August 1937. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted September 1959. Last shed allocation Bristol, Saint Philip's Marsh. Withdrawn March 1963 and scrapped.
First Peal in the method - Earl of Plymouth Surprise Major
Place notation
-38-14-58-16-12-38.56.14-5678.56.1456-38-12-16-58-14-38-12
Leadhead
15738264
FCH Groups
BDc
Non Palindromic
80/100
Ringing World page reference: 5511.1242

Dorset County Association
Buckfastleigh, Devon
Ruined Church of Holy Trinity
Saturday, 12 November 2016 in 3h 15 (15–2–21)
5088 Lessness Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 Timothy F Collins
2 Robert J Walters
3 Richard H Johnston
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Jeffrey Knipe
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Fergus M S Stracey
Rung in remembrance of all those who gave their lives in the First Great War and in particular Arthur Robert Henry Joyner who gave his life on the 4th December 1916, aged 22 he was member of the AIF Engineers, 4th Division Signal Company, and died near the Montauban area at Pommier Redoubt. He is buried in the Commonwealth War Graves at Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval.
Arthur Joyner was a ringer at at St Mark's Church Darling Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and came from several generations of ringers. The ringer of the second learnt to ring at Darling Point in 1965; and was Ringing Master from 2004 to 2011.
Ringing World page reference: 5511.1245

Dorset County Association
Puddletown, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 13 November 2016 (16–1–18)
1260 Doubles
720 Grandsire & 540 Plain Bob
1 Jane Pridmore
2 Rev Christopher Renyard
3 Howard Bowering
4 Ian D Tucker
5 Robert Walters (C)
6 Robin J Mears
Rung Half-Muffled before the Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance,
The Service was Officiated by Rev Christopher Renyard.
50th Q/P this year 5

Dorset County Association
Martinstown, Dorset
St Martin
Sunday, 13 November 2016 in 42m (8–1–4)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 D John Knight
2 Robin J Mears
3 Howard J Bowering
4 Robert Walters
5 Timothy F Collins (C)
6 Mike Pitman
Rung half-muffled for Remembrance Sunday on bells which are the village war memorial.
R.I.P. Albert Edwin Haim, Private in the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, grandfather of the tenor ringer, who died on the Somme 100 years ago.

Dorset County Association
Frampton, Dorset
St Mary
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 in 3h 6 (16–0–14)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Composed by Roger Bailey (No 3)
1 D John Knight
2 Robert J Walters
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Richard W Ellis
5 Jeffrey Knipe (C)
6 Timothy F Collins
Rung on the 100th anniversary of the death of Captain Charles Lloyd Sanctuary, M.C., of Frampton. He was the eldest son of Rev. C. Llloyd Sanctuary, Canon of Salisbury and Mrs Sanctuary.
The tenor bell was cast in 1920 by John Taylor and Co. in his memory.
Ringing World page reference: 5511.1245

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 in 47m (5–3–27 in A)
1440 Julie McDonnell Bob Doubles
1 Robert Walters
2 Joanna Wenborne
3 Janet M Collins
4 R Nicholas Lawrence
5 Andrew G Smith (C)
6 Robin J Mears
1st in variation for all. £BD.

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 17 November 2016 in 2h 53 (8–0–27)
5152 Rutland Surprise Major
Composed by Charles Middleton
1 D John Knight
2 Michael Hatchett
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Robert J Walters
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Richard H Johnston
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5511.1242

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Thursday, 17 November 2016 in 40m (5–3–27 in A)
1260 Julie McDonnell Bob Doubles
1 Jane Pridmore
2 Joanna Wenborne
3 Richard W Ellis
4 R Nicholas Lawrence
5 Andrew G Smith (C)
6 Niall M Simpson
1st in variation 1,3 & 6.

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 24 November 2016 in 2h 49 (8–0–27)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 D John Knight
2 Richard H Johnston
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Thomas R Garrett
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Lesley A Knipe
7 R Nicholas Lawrence
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Completes the circle twice- 2.
Ringing World page reference: 5547.0818

Dorset County Association
Piddlehinton, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 25 November 2016 in 45m (12–0–14 in G)
1260 Julie McDonnell Bob Doubles
1 Jane Pridmore
2 Richard W Ellis
3 Michael J Dillistone
4 R Nicholas Lawrence
5 Andrew G Smith (C)
6 Niall M Simpson
1st in variation 3.

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 1 December 2016 in 2h 54 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5099 Compton Castle Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Lesley A Knipe
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Richard H Johnston
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
First Peal in the Method
Compton Castle Surprise Major
Place notation
-38-14-58-16-12-38.56.1456-5678.56.14-38-12-16-58-14-38-12
Leadhead
b 15738264
FCH Groups
BDc
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5099 Compton Castle. Built May 1946. First shed allocation Old Oak Common. August 1950 and March 1959 shed allocations Cardiff Canton. Last shed allocation Gloucester. Withdrawn February 1963. Scrapped at A. King & Son, Norwich.
Ringing World page reference: 5515.0009

Dorset County Association
Puddletown, Dorset
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 3 December 2016 in 48m (16–1–18 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Jane Pridmore
2 Janet M Collins
3 Howard Bowering
4 Robin J Mears
5 Ian D Tucker
6 Timothy F Collins (C)
Rung after the Wedding of Christopher George Bumby to Helen Louise Howell

Dorset County Association
Piddletrenthide, Dorset
All Saints
Saturday, 3 December 2016 in 51m (19–0–4 in E)
1260 Julie McDonnell Bob Doubles
1 Janet M Collins
2 Michael J Dillistone
3 Richard W Ellis
4 R Nicholas Lawrence
5 Andrew G Smith (C)
6 Niall M Simpson

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 15 December 2016 in 2h 56 (8–0–27)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Composed by N J Pitstow
1 D John Knight
2 Lesley A Knipe
3 Jeffrey Knipe
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Michael Hatchett
6 Thomas R Garrett
7 Richard W Ellis
8 Timothy F Collins (C)

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 22 December 2016 in 2h 51 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5078 Beaufort Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5078 Beaufort. Originally built as Lamphey Castle, May 1939. First shed allocation Plymouth Laira. Renamed January 1941. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted December 1961. Last shed allocation Neath. Withdrawn November 1962 and scrapped.
First Peal in the Method
Beaufort Surprise Major
Place notation-38-14-58-123678-1478-58-16-78-16-58-14-1236-58-14-38-
Leadhead b 15738264
FCH Groups BEcde
Non Palindromic
Birthday Compliment to John Cornelius as he begins his 78th year
300th together 1&2
1,900th Peal 2
84/100
Ringing World page reference: 5517.0057

Dorset County Association
Bradford Peverell, Dorset
The Assumption
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 in 42m (5–3–27 in A)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Maureen E Frost
2 Ellen R A Smith
3 Susan M Smith
4 Howard J Bowering
5 Robin J Mears
6 Andrew G Smith (C)
21st birthday compliment to Evelyn Smith, daughter of 3 & 6, sister of 2.

Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 29 December 2016 in 2h 49 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5073 No 5073 Blenheim Surprise Major
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Timothy F Collins
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5073 Blenheim Originally built as Cranbrook Castle, July 1938. First shed allocation Plymouth Laira. Renamed January 1941. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted July 1959. Transferred from Cardiff Canton to Cardiff East Dock shed September 1962. Last shed allocation Cardiff East Dock. Withdrawn March 1964 and scrapped.
First Peal in the method
No 5073 Blenheim Surprise Major
Place notation-38-14-1256-16-1234-1258-34-58,12
Leadhead14263857
FCH GroupsBDa
85/100
Ringing World page reference: 5517.0057