Winchester Diocesan Guild
St Michael
Wednesday, 12 February 1896 in 2h 57 (14–1–10 in F)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Holt's Original
1 Alice White
2 John E Ballard
3 Harry Lawes
4 Thomas Blackbourn
5 Frederick G Wilson
6 William W Gifford
7 Henry White (C)
8 William Coldrey
First peal: 1
First peal with a bob bell: 3
This peal was arranged for the ringer of the treble, Miss Alice White, aged 15, eldest daughter of the conductor, and is the first peal on church bells in which a lady has taken part. Messrs. Blackbourn and Gifford hail from Salisbury; the rest belong to the local band.
Bell News vol14 p463
The Weekly Journal for Church Bell Ringers since 1911