Oxford Diocesan Guild and Oxford Society
Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul
Sunday, 4 February 1951 in 3h 20 (16)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (25m)
Comprising 480 London, 320 each of Bristol, Wordsworth, Yorkshire, Cambridge and Lincolnshire, and 160 each Of Eastcote, Langley, Heathcote, New Gloucester, Hereford, Rutland, Pudsey, Watford, Claybrooke, Hitchin, Uxbridge, Norfolk, Superlative, Acton, Framley, Ripon, Edinburgh, Lindum and Wembley, with 149 changes of method.
A J Pitman
1 Marie R Cross
2 Victor J F Bennett
3 Margaret L Tutt
4 Alan R Pink
5 Richard F B Speed
6 Wilfrid F Moreton
7 Frederick A H Wilkins
8 Walter F Judge (C)
This is the greatest number (25) of Surprise Major methods yet rung to a peal. Rung at the first attempt.
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