Bedfordshire Association
Abbey Church of St Mary and St Helena
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 in 2h 32 (8–2–0)
5040 Minor (7 Methods)
One extent each of London Surprise, Ipswich Surprise, Bourne Surprise, St Clements Bob, Oxford Treble Bob, Norwich Surprise, Cambridge Surprise.
1 Martin Major
2 Anthony H Smith
3 Philippa M Whittington
4 Martyn J Marriott
5 Frank W Rivett (C)
6 Stephen H Stanford
2,000th peal - 5.
Rung on the same bell on the 50th anniversary of first peal, also 1,000th peal on a tenor or n-1 (tenor: 550, n-1: 450).
The band would like to associate this peal with Stephen Ivin who conducted Frank's first peal on 16th December 1959.