St Mary Abbots
Saturday, 15 October 2016 in 3h 29 (32cwt)
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal (8 Methods)
720 London No.3 and Rutland, 600 each Albanian, Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Yorkshire. 125 COM
Composed by John H. Fielden (Arr. Samuel C Cave)
1 Peter J Blight
2 Penelope J V Sharpe
3 Elizabeth A Hibbert
4 Stephanie J Pattenden
5 Ruth E R Corney
6 James W Belshaw
7 Samuel C Cave (C)
8 David Holdridge
9 Peter W Emery
10 Philip R Goodyer
Rung by a Sunday Service Band in celebration of the 756th anniversary of the foundation of the parish.
Also to mark the 40th anniversary of the first peal of spliced surprise royal in the tower, in which 4 and 6 also rang. The same methods were rung today as in the 1976 peal.