St Michael and All Angels, Coslany
Monday, 14 November 1768 in 6h 45 (14½ in F)
10192 Plain Bob Major
1 John Chamberlin (C)
2 John Peek
3 John Heavers
4 John Dixon
5 James Watling
6 Simon Watling
7 John Dye
8 James Vines
(Advert in Norwich Mercury, Sat. 19 Nov. 1768; newspaper extract kindly provided by John Eisel)
ON MONDAY November 14, 1768, was rung at St. Michael's at Coslany, in this City, a compleat Peal called Bob Major: the Number of Changes were 10,192, which was performed in six Hours, forty-five Minutes, without Changes alike, or Bells out of Course; and is allowed by all Ringers and Judges to be the most authentic and the best ringing that ever was heard before.
The Peal was rung by eight Norwich Ringers, whose Names are undermentioned:
John Chamberlin Treble, and call'd the Peal.
John Peek 2
John Heavers 3
John Dixon 4
James Watling 5
Simon Watling 6
John Dye 7
James Vines Tenor.