St Oswald
Monday, 24 April 1893 in 2h 41 (5–1–24 in C)
5040 Plain Minor (4m)
Being two 720s each of the following: Canterbury Pleasure, Plain Bob, and Oxford Single; and one of Grandsire.
1 John Walter
2 Stanley Strong
3 George R Rogers
4 James Dillon
5 William Wilcox (C)
6 John R Pritchard
This is the first 5040 on the bells, and first in four methods by all the band, also the first in four methods by the Guild. These are the first 720's of Canterbury by James Dillon. All the above are members of the Chester Guild, with the exception of J. R. Pritchard. Messrs. Strong and Rogers hail from Wallasey; Dillon from Bromborough; Pritchard from Liscard; the others belong to Bidston.
Church Bellhangers of Distinction