Romney Marsh & District Guild [Est. c1900]
At the Parish Church of St Nicholas
Sunday, 17 May 2009 in 43m (15 cwt)
1260 Grandsire Triples
Taken from "The Original" [John Holt; 1751]
1 Benjamin D Kipling
2 Simon J O Head
3 Alan Phipps
4 Christopher J Cooper (C)
5 Ian N Wiltshire
6 Halisi Drysdale
7 John E Hearn
8 Philip C Mills
Especially arranged and rung (commencing 1:15pm) as a hearty congratulation to our New Romney Bellringers' Secretary, Miss Rebecca S. Dearing who had just arrived back in the Parish having been (along with two friends, Emma & Pat, plus approx 15,000 other walkers!) walking the 26.2 mile long "Moonwalk" along the London Marathon Route all the preceding night, beginning 12 midnight and finishing approx 10am. Between the girls, they have raised several thousand pounds for the cause of Breast Cancer research, and later a splendid party was held to congratulate them all heartily on their success at the pub of which Miss Dearing is Landlady, the "Prince of Wales", Fairfield Road, New Romney.
Also a Compliment to S.J. Russell Esq. of Leeds Kent who today completes 76 years as Verger of that Parish.