Durham & Newcastle Diocesan Association
Friday, 1 July 2016 in 55m (17–0–16)
1264 Plain Bob Major
Composed by B Constant
1 J Michael Procter
2 Julie Bell
3 Joanne Ayre
4 Barbara M Wheeler
5 Alan M Barber
6 Richard Grainger
7 Stephen B, Bell
8 Howard E J Smith (C)
Today, 1st.July 2016, the bells of this Cathedral Church were rung to remember the fallen from many countries that died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme one hundred years ago.
In particular we remember three bell ringers from the local ringing association that died on this day.
Private Thomas Henry Smith
Lanchester – St. Mary
Second Lieutenant Alfred George Shorter
Consett – Christ Church
Lieutenant Robert Whitfield Falconer
Gosforth – All Saints
Thomas Smith
Alfred Shorter
Robert Falconer
We have remembered you

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

The Weekly Journal for Church Bell Ringers since 1911