St Mary
Sunday, 23 October 1988 in 3h 59 (8–0–6 in A♭)
7200 Surprise Minor (41m)
(1) Carlisle, Northumberland, Whitley, Wooler; (2) Stamford, Rossendale, Lightfoot, Wearmouth, Warkworth; (3-4) York, Durham, Beverley, Surfleet, Berwick, Hexham, Morpeth, Canterbury, Chester, Munden, Newcastle, Alnwick; (5) Norwich, Netherseale, Annable’s London, Westminster, Allendale, Sandiacre; (6) Bacup, Bamborough; (7) Kelso; (8) Lincoln, Coldstream; (9) Cambridge, Ipswich, Norfolk, Primrose, Hull, Bourne; (10) London, Wells, Cunecastre.
1 David L Sparling
2 Amanda M Whiting
3 Simon A Rudd
4 Adrian Knights
5 Brian E Whiting
6 James A Smith (C)
Most Surprise by all and for the Guild. Longest length by all except 4. Contains all 41 regular Surprise Minor methods, whole-lead spliced, in what is believed to be the minimum possible length, believed now rung for the first time.