Bristol Scholars
Christ Church
Saturday, 26 December 1812 in 3h 17 (20 in D)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by Holt's 10-part
"A few days ago was completely rung at Christ Church, in the city of Bristol, on the hind eight bells of the ring of ten, Mr. John Holt’s ten-course peal of grandsire triples, containing 5040 harmonious changes, which was brought round in three hours and seventeen minutes, by eight of the Society of Bristol Scholars."
Sun, Saturday 3 April 1813; also Pilot, Thursday 25 March 1813.
(Sourced from Order and Disorder in the Early Nineteenth Century by John Eisel.)