Southwell and Nottingham Diocesan Guild
St Peter and St Paul
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 in 2h 55 (16–0–11)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
(5 part, being: 1344 Yorkshire, 1280 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, 1152 Rutland. 69 com, all the work.)
Composed by Philip G K Davies
1 Jane A Aked
2 Lynda M Lazzerini
3 G William Shanks
4 Philip R Wild
5 J Stuart Brown
6 John P Ottaway
7 Colin Aked
8 Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
Specially arranged and rung in memory of Arthur James Brown who died 8th May 1979, marking the 40th anniversary of his passing, father of J Stuart Brown ringer of the fifth.
Arthur was Tower Captain at neighbouring Mansfield Woodhouse for over 25 years and was a regular ringer at the Thursday night Practices here at Mansfield for many years.
Also marking the 70th anniversary of the first peal rung on the bells (19th April 1949) after being completely recast in 1948 by John Taylor & Co of Loughborough.