Wednesday, 20 July 2016 in 50m
1320 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Gordon Rothwell
2 Barbara M Wheeler
3 Julie Bell
4 Stephen B Bell
5 Howard E J Smith (C)
Today the bells of this Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas were rung as part of “Ringing to Remember” the Durham & Newcastle Association of Church Bellringers First World War Ringing Commemoration.
On this day one hundred years ago a bellringer from St. Nicholas Church at Cramlington was killed. We ring to celebrate his life and the ultimate sacrifice that he made.
Ringer at St Nicholas, Cramlington. Enlisted with the 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, Service No. 14382. Died of wounds on 20th. July 1916 aged 33. Buried in La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Grave I. C. 69.
John Riseborough was born in 1883, the son of Mary Ann Rouse from Cramlington. He married Edith (née Endean) of Osborne Terrace, Cramlington, in 1912.
John Riseborough we have remembered you

This performance is linked to the event Durham & Newcastle Diocesan Association — Ringing to Remember.

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