PEALS RUNG AT ST MARY THE VIRGIN, PENZANCE


1
The Devonshire Guild
Monday 4 June 1883
in 3 hours and 17 minutes
5040 GRANDSIRE TRIPLES
Taylor's 6-part
5040 changes (the first ever accomplished
in Cornwall) was rung in this Steeple by the
following Members of St Mary's Band of Ringers:
1 George Sellers
2 Charles Boase
3 John Hodder
4 Wm H Dale
5 John J Richards
6 Thomas Hicks
7 John Symons MRCS (C)
8 Rev Aubrey B Berry MA

2
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 63)
Easter Monday 17 April 1933
in 3 hours and 13 minutes
5040 GRANDSIRE TRIPLES
Parker's 12-part (7th Obs)
1 Henry Williams
2 Miss Eileen Symons
3 William Wood
4 Philip J Hitchens
5 Miss E Jessie C Angwin
6 John Wood
7 Arthur S Roberts (C)
8 William H Sleeman
Rung to commemorate the jubilee of the first
peal rung in this tower and also to mark
the centenary of the Oxford Movement.

3
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 79)
Friday 21 September 1934
in 3 hours and 25 minutes
5056 CAMBRIDGE SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by C Middleton
1 Rev Ernest V Cox
2 Charles E Lawson
3 George R Pye (C)
4 Richard T Hibbert
5 William J G Brown
6 Leslie W G Morris
7 Alfred J House
8 Edward P Duffield
First peal of Major on the bells.

4
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 86)
Saturday 31 August 1935
in 3 hours and 15 minutes
5040 GRANDSIRE TRIPLES
Groves Transposition of Parker's 12-part
1 William H Southeard
2 Arthur S Roberts
3 Miss E Jessie C Angwin
4 Philip J Hitchens
5 Cyril E Laxon
6 William H Sleeman
7 Frederick E Collins (C)
8 Edward Sanders
Rung as a token of respect to the Rev Basil
Jellicoe, founder of the St Pancras Housing Scheme,
who died in the previous week.

5
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 133)
Friday 6 September 1946
in 3 hours and 10 minutes
5040 PLAIN BOB MAJOR
Composed by H Howell
1 Leonard Trevor
2 Marie R Cross (C)
3 Mrs A S Roberts
4 Rev A S Roberts
5 Geoffrey W Taysom
6 R Gordon Cross
7 Rev M C C Melville
8 Thomas G Myers
First peal in the method on the bells.

6
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 149)
Friday 29 August 1947
in 3 hours and 13 minutes
5056 PLAIN BOB MAJOR
Composed by C W Roberts
1 Mrs P A Corby
2 Mrs J Thomas
3 Rev A S Roberts
4 Mrs T J Lock
5 John Thomas
6 Mrs A S Roberts
7 Thomas J Lock
8 Philip A Corby (C)

7
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 438)
Saturday 23 January 1965
in 3 hours and 17 minutes
5056 PLAIN BOB MAJOR
Composed by J E Burton
1 Frances M Rickard
2 Douglas Burnett
3 Anthony J Davidson
4 Anthony Locke
5 William A Theobald
6 Alan Carveth (C)
7 D Roy Bould
8 Robert A Southwood

8
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 606)
Saturday 5 December 1970
in 3 hours and 17 minutes
5152 PLAIN BOB MAJOR
Composed by R G Green
1 Claudia A Critchley
2 Timothy J Bell (C)
3 F Malcolm Bowers
4 Anthony Locke
5 Canon A S Roberts
6 G William Critchley
7 Anthony J Davidson
8 Alan Carveth
Sponsored peal in the aid of new ropes and
church restoration appeal.

9
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 656)
Saturday 11 September 1971
in 3 hours and 1 minute
5040 PLAIN BOB MAJOR
Composed by J Carter
1 F Malcolm Bowers (C)
2 Robert Peel Pearce
3 T Neil Hitchens
4 Geoffrey W Taysom
5 W Reginald Curtis
6 Anthony Locke
7 Timothy J Bell
8 Anthony J Davidson
Rung for the Parish Feast and also as a welcome
back to this country to Sir Geoffrey Jackson,
Ambassador in Uruguay.

10
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 707)
Saturday 9 September 1972
in 3 hours and 7 minutes
5040 GRANDSIRE TRIPLES
Parker's 12-part (7th Obs)
1 Anthony Locke
2 Robert A Currell
3 Geoffrey W Taysom
4 W Reginald Curtis
5 Robert J Perry
6 F Malcolm Bowers
7 Anthony J Davidson (C)
8 Harry J Cowling
First on eight: 5.
Rung for Feast.

11
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 780)
Saturday 14 September 1974
in 3 hours and 6 minutes
5024 DOUBLE NORWICH COURT BOB MAJOR
Composed by Sir A P Heywood
1 J Hilary Dash
2 David J W Bath
3 Canon A S Roberts
4 Anthony Locke
5 W Reginald Curtis
6 Timothy J Bell
7 F Malcolm Bowers
8 Anthony J Davidson (C)
First in the method: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7.
First in the method by a resident Truro Guild band.
For Parish Feast.

12
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 782)
Saturday 26 October 1974
in 2 hours and 50 minutes
5040 GRANDSIRE TRIPLES
Parker's 12-part (7th Obs)
1 Timothy J Bell (C)
2 Geoffrey W Taysom
3 W Reginald Curtis
4 J Hilary Dash
5 Anthony Locke
6 F Malcolm Bowers
7 Anthony J Davidson
8 Wilfred C Boucher
150th peal: 1.
Thanksgiving for the life and work of Arthur
Charles Williams, Vicar of St Mary's 1945-1962,
and Archdeacon of Bodmin 1962-1969.

13
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 828)
Saturday 6 September 1975
in 3 hours and 4 minutes
5040 GRANDSIRE TRIPLES
J J Parker's one-part
1 F Malcolm Bowers (C)
2 W Reginald Curtis
3 Robert J Perry
4 David J W Bath
5 Anthony Locke
6 Alec R Jones
7 Anthony J Davidson
8 Timothy J Bell

14
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 872)
Saturday 11 September 1976
in 3 hours and 6 minutes
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Heywood's variation of Thurston's four-part
1 Geoffrey W Taysom
2 W Reginald Curtis
3 J Hilary Dash
4 Anthony J Davidson
5 David J W Bath
6 Robert J Perry
7 F Malcolm Bowers (C)
8 Alec R Jones
First Stedman Triples: 3.
First of Stedman Triples inside: 5.

15
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 888)
Saturday 15 January 1977
in 3 hours and 10 minutes
5024 CAMBRIDGE SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by A J Pitman
1 W Reginald Curtis
2 J Hilary Dash
3 Timothy J Collins (C)
4 Margaret P Byrne
5 F Malcolm Bowers
6 Anthony J Davidson
7 Michael J Thomas
8 John N Longridge

16
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 902)
Saturday 16 April 1977
in 3 hours and 34 minutes
5120 SUPERLATIVE SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by A J Cox
1 A Patrick Cannon
2 F Malcolm Bowers
3 Barry J Fry
4 John P Colliss
5 George E Bonham
6 Michael J Church
7 John A Dodd
8 Roy Le Marechal (C)
First blows in the method: 2.
For the Diocesan Centenary Year.

17
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1127)
Saturday 10 December 1983
in 3 hours and 16 minutes
5040 GRANDSIRE TRIPLES
Parker's 12-part (7th Obs)
1 Carol Friggens
2 Anthony J Davidson
3 Canon A S Roberts
4 Robert A Currell
5 W Reginald Curtis
6 Alan Carveth
7 Robert J Perry (C)
8 Rev F Malcolm Bowers
In the centenary year of the first peal in this tower
(and the first to be rung in Cornwall),
5040 Grandsire Triples, rung on 4th June 1883.

18
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1552)
Saturday 5 June 1993
in 3 hours and 10 minutes
5024 BRISTOL SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by Stanley Jenner
1 Christopher J Pickford
2 Robert J Perry
3 Julian T Watson
4 Alan H Champion
5 Pauline C Champion
6 T Neil Hitchens
7 Christopher J Venn
8 Reginald T McKenzie (C)
First of Bristol: 6.
For the 40th Anniversary of the Coronation of
H.M. the Queen.

19
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1591)
Saturday 24 December 1994
in 3 hours and 17 minutes
5152 YORKSHIRE SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by C P Starbuck
1 Jane M Hitchens
2 Claire J Sweetman
3 Alan Sharples
4 T Neil Hitchens
5 Trystan M Hitchens
6 Colin J B Taylor
7 Christopher J Venn
8 Christopher J Pickford (C)
First of major: 5. First in method: 2.
First of Yorkshire on the bells.
In thanksgiving for the life of Jim Prior.

20
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1603)
Monday 8 May 1995
in 3 hours and 13 minutes
5184 SUPERLATIVE SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by A J Cox
1 Vivienne M Rigby
2 Jane M Hitchens
3 Pauline C Champion
4 Robert J Perry
5 Michael J Stone
6 Robert Perry
7 Reginald T McKenzie (C)
8 Christopher J Venn
Rung for the anniversary of VE Day.

21
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1624)
Saturday 25 November 1995
in 3 hours and 16 minutes
5088 LONDON SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by S J Ivin
1 Michael C Bryant
2 Mark Regan (C)
3 Trystan M Hitchens
4 Ian Roulstone
5 T Neil Hitchens
6 David C Brown
7 Christopher J Venn
8 Alison K Regan
First of London: 3.
First of London on the bells.

22
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1626)
Saturday 23 December 1995
in 3 hours and 12 minutes
5184 SUPERLATIVE SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by A J Cox
1 Anthony J Davidson
2 Alan Sharples
3 Colin J B Taylor
4 Trystan M Hitchens
5 Alastair J Hopkins
6 Christopher J Venn
7 Christopher J Pickford
8 Robert J Perry (C)
First in the method: 4.

23
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1637)
Saturday 25 May 1996
in 3 hours and 1 minute
5024 RUTLAND SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by N Smith
1 Jane M Hitchens
2 Trystan M Hitchens
3 William E Thompsett
4 Christopher J Venn
5 Alan Sharples
6 Reginald T McKenzie
7 Pauline C Champion (C)
8 Michael J Stone
First peal in the method: 2.

24
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1654)
Saturday 23 November 1996
in 3 hours and 7 minutes
5152 4-SPLICED SURPRISE MAJOR
(1568 Cambridge; 1312 Bristol; 1280 London;
992 Superlative: 112 changes of method, all the work)
Composed by A J Pitman
1 Trevor N J Bailey
2 Susan M Colborne
3 Trystan M Hitchens
4 Frank C Price
5 Christopher J Pickford
6 Michael G Elson
7 Robert J Perry
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
First of Spliced: 3.

25
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1657)
Thursday 24 December 1996
in 3 hours and 1 minute
5088 LINCOLNSHIRE SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by W Barton
1 Alan Sharples
2 Michael G Elson
3 Jane M Hitchens
4 Christopher J Pickford
5 T Neil Hitchens
6 Alastair J Hopkins (C)
7 Trystan M Hitchens
8 Christopher J Venn
First in the method: 7. First of Lincolnshire on the bells.

26
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1668)
Monday 26 May 1997
in 3 hours and 2 minutes
5056 BRISTOL SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by A J Cox
1 Michael J Stone
2 Jacqueline Massey
3 Elisabeth A G Bowden
4 David G Massey
5 Jenny M A Astridge
6 Pauline C Champion
7 Christopher J Venn
8 Reginald T McKenzie (C)
Birthday compliment to Chris Venn.

27
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1700)
Monday 25 May 1998
in 3 hours and 15 minutes
5184 CORNWALL SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by S Jenner
1 Michael J Stone
2 Jacqueline Massey
3 David G Massey
4 Pauline C Champion
5 Christopher J Venn
6 Michael G Elson
7 Andrew R Climo-Thompson
8 Reginald T McKenzie (C)
First in the method: 2, 5, 7.
Rung for the Rev J Whitlock on his appointment
as an Honorary Canon of Truro Cathedral.

28
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1726)
Saturday 21 November 1998
in 3 hours and 4 minutes
5024 BRISTOL SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by S Jenner
1 Robert J Perry
2 Pauline C Champion
3 Christopher J Venn
4 Michael C Bryant
5 Samuel R Nankervis
6 Trystan M Hitchens
7 Michael G Elson
8 Reginald T McKenzie (C)

29
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1729)
Thursday 24 December 1998
in 3 hours and 5 minutes
5120 6-SPLICED SURPRISE MAJOR
(1120 Rutland; 896 Superlative; 800 Pudsey;
768 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire,
Yorkshire: 98 changes of method, all the work)
Composed by M C W Sherwood
1 Jane M Hitchens
2 Alan Sharples
3 Christine H Northeast
4 Robert J Perry
5 Trystan M Hitchens
6 Michael G Elson
7 Alastair J Hopkins (C)
8 Christopher J Venn
First of 6-spliced: 5.
A birthday compliment to Revd F M Bowers.

30
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1747)
Saturday 29 May 1999
in 2 hours and 59 minutes
5088 UXBRIDGE SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by S Jenner
1 Elizabeth Day
2 Carolyn J Colgan
3 Christine H Northeast
4 Alan Sharples
5 Christopher J Venn
6 Christopher J Pickford
7 Michael G Elson (C)
8 Christopher J Woodruffe
First of Surprise and first blows in method: 2. First in method: 3, 4.
Birthday compliment to 2, 5 and 6.

31
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1767)
Saturday 20 November 1999
in 3 hours and 3 minutes
5088 CRAY SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by G A C John
1 Christine H Northeast
2 Susan L Apter
3 Christopher J Venn
4 Alan D Flood
5 Christopher J Woodruffe
6 Norman R Mattingley
7 Michael G Elson (C)
8 Christopher J Pickford
First in method for all the band. For Western District Dinner Day.

32
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1789)
Saturday 27 May 2000
in 3 hours and 6 minutes
5024 LESSNESS SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by M A Coleman
1 Elizabeth C Day
2 Carolyn J Colgan
3 Christine H Northeast
4 Alan Sharples
5 Jane M Hitchens
6 Christopher J Venn
7 Michael G Elson (C)
8 Norman R Mattingley
First in the method for all except 8. Birthday compliment to 2 and 6.

33
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1813)
Saturday 18 November 2000
in 3 hours and 12 minutes
5184 8-SPLICED SURPRISE MAJOR
Bristol, London, Cambridge, Yorkshire,
Pudsey, Superlative, Rutland, Lincolnshire
Composed by M Coleman
1 Stella James
2 Christopher J Venn
3 Michael C Bryant
4 David W Parkin
5 Neil Garrard
6 Norman R Mattingley
7 Michael G Elson (C)
8 Robert J Perry
First 8-spliced on the bells.
On Western District Dinner Day.

34
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1825)
Saturday 26 May 2001
in 3 hours and 12 minutes
5184 BELFAST SURPRISE MAJOR
1 Stella James
2 Alan Sharples
3 Michael G Elson
4 Pauline Champion
5 David W Parkin
6 T Neil Hitchens
7 Christopher J Venn
8 Reginald T McKenzie (C)
A birthday compliment to Chris Venn.

35
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1842)
Saturday 27 October 2001
in 3 hours and 22 minutes
5056 BRISTOL SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by A J Cox
1 Russell A Brown
2 Richard M Hobbs
3 C Michael H Brady
4 David W Parkin
5 Linda M Garton
6 Ian G Mills
7 David J Garton
8 John P Loveless (C)

36
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1844)
Saturday 24 November 2001
in 3 hours and 1 minute
5088 GLASGOW SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by J R Mayne
1 Jane M Hitchens
2 Robert J Perry
3 David W Parkin
4 David C Brown (C)
5 Michael Elson
6 T Neil Hitchens
7 Christopher J Woodruffe
8 Christopher J Venn
First in method: 6, 8.
On Western District Dinner Day.

37
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1846)
Monday 24 December 2001
in 3 hours and 13 minutes
5376 PUDSEY SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by B Burrows
1 Christopher J Venn
2 T Neil Hitchens
3 Alan Sharples
4 Trystan N Hitchens
5 David W Parkin
6 Michael G Elson
7 Christopher J Pickford
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)
Completes Standard 10 to peals on the bells.
Completes Standard 8 to peals: 4.
Circled tower: 1.

38
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1859)
Saturday 1 June 2002
in 3 hours and 8 minutes
5088 BRISTOL SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by D F Morrison
1 Neil R Garrard
2 David W Parkin
3 Jane M Hitchens
4 Alan Sharples
5 Anthony J Davidson
6 T Neil Hitchens
7 Christopher J Venn
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)
A tribute to Michael G Elson who was to have conducted this peal.
First Bristol: 3, 5.
50th together: 4 and 5.
Circled tower to peals and completes standard 8: 5.
50th birthday compliment: 7.
To celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee.

39
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1874)
Saturday 20 July 2002
in 3 hours and 14 minutes
5088 RUTLAND SURPRISE MAJOR
Composed by T Hooley
1 Stephanie O Mattingley
2 Jane M Hitchens
3 Carolyn J Colgan
4 Alan Sharples
5 Christopher J Venn
6 Robert J Perry
7 T Neil Hitchens
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)
First in method: 3.
50th together: 4 and 5.
Completes standard 8: 2.
A retirement compliment to Jane Hitchens.

40
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1881)
Saturday 12 October 2002
in 3 hours and 5 minutes
5184 EALING SURPRISE MAJOR
Gen. BYROC
1 Jennifer Ridley
2 David W Parkin
3 Jane M Hitchens
4 Samuel R Nankervis
5 Christopher J Venn
6 T Neil Hitchens
7 Robert J Perry
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)
First in method for all the band except the Conductor.
A compliment to Jenny Ridley on her 60th birthday.

41
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1908)
Saturday 26 April 2003
in 3 hours and 17 minutes
5120 BRISTOL SURPRISE MAJOR
Comp. Anthony J Cox
1 Simon J Davies
2 Linda M Garton
3 Martin J Whiteley
4 Rebecca J Cox
5 David R Mitchell
6 Ian G Campbell
7 Anthony J Cox (C)
8 John P Loveless

42
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1924)
Monday 29 December 2003
in 3 hours and 9 minutes
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Arranged by J Pladdys (No. 7)
1 Elisabeth A G Bowden
2 Charlotte Everett
3 John Pladdys (C)
4 Alban D Forster
5 N David Lane
6 Fergus M S Stracey
7 Clive Holloway
8 John Hyden
Has now called a peal of Stedman Triples on all 45 Cornish eights: 3.

43
Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers (No. 1933)
Saturday 13 March 2004
in 3 hours
5088 YORKSHIRE SURPRISE MAJOR
1 T Neil Hitchens
2 Claire Sowden
3 Jane M Hitchens
4 David W Parkin
5 Sam Nankervis
6 Robert J Perry
7 Chris Davies
8 Norman Mattingley (C)
Rung for David's birthday.

44
Oxford Diocesan Guild of Ringers
Saturday 29 May 2004
in 3 hours and 6 minutes
5024 SPLICED SURPRISE MAJOR (10 methods)
W T Perrins arrangement of R J Parker
1 Nicola J Turner
2 Joanne R Fielding
3 Ian R Fielding
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Colin M Turner
6 Bernard F L Groves
7 Claire F Edwards
8 Donald B Carter (C)
With the best wishes of the band to Richard Stevens.

45
Truro Diocesan Guild (No. 1981)
Saturday 25 September 2004
in 3 hours and 9 minutes
5024 BRISTOL SURPRISE MAJOR
Comp. S J Ivin
1 David J Llewellyn
2 Tudor P Edwards
3 Paul McNutt
4 David W Parkin
5 Philip J Rothera
6 John H Fielden
7 J Alan Ainsworth
8 Frederick Shallcross (C)
100th peal of Bristol on "Around" Tours.

46
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 19 March 2005
5088 SPLICED SURPRISE MAJOR (8m)
in 2 hours 53 minutes
(736 Superlative; 704 London, Rutland; 608 Cambridge, Lincolnshire,
Pudsey; 576 Bristol; 544 Yorkshire; 121 com, atw)
Comp. N J Diserens
1 Norman R Mattingley
2 Susan E Smith
3 Felicity S Warwick
4 David W Parkin
5 Sam Nankervis
6 David A Warwick (C)
7 Chris Davies
8 Robert J Perry
A birthday compliment to David Parkin.

47
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 9 July 2005
in 3 hours 2 minutes
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Arranged by John Pladdys (No. 14)
1 Elisabeth A G Bowden
2 John Pladdys (C)
3 Alban D Forster
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Robert J Crocker
6 Fergus M S Stracey
7 R Kingsley Mason
8 Michael E C Mears

48
Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Saturday 13 August 2005
in 3 hours and 19 minutes
5056 BRISTOL SURPRISE MAJOR
Comp. A J Cox
1 Jane Johnston
2 Pauline Champion
3 William Butler
4 Matthew J Hilling (C)
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 Reginald T McKenzie
8 John A Foster

49
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 19 November 2005
5152 YORKSHIRE SURPRISE MAJOR
in 3 hours and 8 minutes
Comp. W J Couperthwaite
1 Elizabeth C Day
2 David J Mattingley
3 David W Parkin
4 Norman R Mattingley
5 Mark G H Hood
6 Christopher Davis
7 Robert J Perry (C)
8 T Neil Hitchens
Rung on Western District Dinner Day.
A compliment to Margaret Wilson, a member of this church,
celebrating her 90th birthday at this time.
Circled the tower: 8.

50
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 24 December 2005
5184 2-SPLICED SURPRISE MAJOR
in 3 hours and 2 minutes
(2688 Pudsey; 2496 Yorkshire)
Comp. D F Morrison
1 Jane M Hitchens
2 Alan Sharples
3 Trystan M Hitchens
4 Christopher Davis
5 Peter H Sharp
6 T Neil Hitchens
7 David J Mattingley
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)
For Christmas and in memory of John Longridge.

51
Truro Diocesan Guild (No. 2049)
Monday 17 April 2006
in 2 hours and 48 minutes
5040 GRANDSIRE TRIPLES
Taylor's 6-part
1 Nick D Merrick
2 Alan Sharples
3 Jane M Hitchens
4 J Hilary Davis
5 David J Mattingley
6 Norman R Mattingley (C)
7 David W Parkin
8 Christopher Davis
50th peal on the bells, the method and composition being the same as the first peal in the tower which was also the first peal in Cornwall.
First peal away from the tenor on a working bell: 1.

52
Truro Diocesan Guild (No. 2072)
Saturday 22 July 2006
in 2 hours and 55 minutes
5184 RUTLAND S MAJOR
Comp. R R Horton
1 Jane M Hitchens
2 Alan Sharples
3 T Neil Hitchens
4 David J Mattingley
5 David W Parkin
6 Robert J Perry
7 Christopher Davis (C)
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)

53
Southwell Diocesan Guild
Saturday 28 October 2006
in 3 hours and 17 minutes
5072 DOUBLE NORWICH CB MAJOR
Comp. I Butters (no. 160)
1 Andrew B Mills
2 Ruth Curtis
3 Peter J England
4 Peter L R Hayward
5 Peter S Lacy
6 Paul F Curtis
7 Richard I Allton
8 Ian Butters (C)

54
Ancient Society of College Youths
Saturday 25 November 2006
in 3 hours and 15 minutes
5156 CORNWALL S MAJOR
Comp. D F Morrison (No.9)
1 Jane M Hitchens
2 Philip Bosworth
3 Robert J Perry
4 T Neil Hitchens
5 David J Mattingley
6 Norman R Mattingley
7 Christopher Davis
8 Robert C Kippin (C)

55
Truro Diocesan Guild
Friday 29 December 2006
in 2 hours and 56 minutes
5040 GRANDSIRE TRIPLES
Comp. J J Parker (12 part)
1 Nick Merrick
2 Jane M Hitchens
3 Elizabeth C Day
4 Martin C Spittle
5 David J Mattingley
6 Peter A Sharp
7 Robert J Perry (C)
8 David W Parkin
First peal on eight: 4.
Rung on the fiftieth anniversary of Elizabeth C Day's first peal:
Grandsire Triples at Spalding, Lincolnshire

56
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 24 November 2007
in 3 hours and 5 minutes
5184 DOUBLE OXFORD BOB MAJOR
Comp. D F Morrison (No.3)
1 Jane M Hitchens
2 Stella James
3 D John Hunt
4 Neil Garrard
5 A C John Davis
6 David W Parkin
7 Norman R Mattingley (C)
8 David J Mattingley
Rung on the Western District Annual Dinner Day at Penzance.

57
Truro Diocesan Guild
Monday 24 December 2007
in 3 hours and 5 minutes
5058 LINCOLNSHIRE SURPRISE MAJOR
Comp. D F Morrison (No.3)
1 Trystan M Hitchens
2 Alan Sharples
3 Jane M Hitchens
4 Peter A Sharp
5 David Ralls
6 David J Mattingley
7 T Neil Hitchens
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)
Rung for Christmas.

58
Cambridge University Guild
Monday 18 August 2008
in 3 hours and 1 minute
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Comp. F H Dexter (No.2 var of Thurstans')
1 Nicola D Bright (Selwyn)
2 Richard L Underwood (Peterhouse)
3 Andrew Johnson (Trinity Hall)
4 Philip A B Saddleton (Trinity)
5 Martin J Bright (Clare)
6 S Clarke Walters (Pembroke)
7 Christopher H Rogers (Emmanuel) (C)
8 J Roderick N Lebon (Selwyn) (C)

59
Truro Diocesan Guild (No. 2179)
Wednesday 24 December 2008
in 3 hours and 9 minutes
5058 YORKSHIRE SURPRISE MAJOR
Comp. Donald F Morrison (No.3562)
1 Alan Sharples
2 Helena J Mattingley
3 Jane M Hitchens
4 Alastair J Hopkins
5 Robert J Perry
6 T Neil Hitchens
7 Peter A Sharp
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)
Rung for Christmas.

60
Truro Diocesan Guild (No. 2198)
Saturday 28 March 2009
in 3 hours and 10 minutes
5184 LONDON SURPRISE MAJOR
Comp. Donald F Morrison (No.809)
1 David W Parkin
2 Jane M Hitchens
3 David J Mattingley
4 Robert J Perry
5 T Neil Hitchens
6 Peter A Sharp
7 Phill J Payne
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)
Circled tower: 1.

61
Truro Diocesan Guild (No. 2208)
Monday 6 July 2009
in 3 hours and 2 minutes
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Comp. Arr. John Pladdys (No.25)
1 Ian R Fielding
2 Robert J Perry
3 Ian V J Smith
4 John Pladdys (C)
5 John H Napper
6 Adam R Crocker
7 Robert J Crocker
8 Simon R Holden
Circled tower: 1.

62
Truro Diocesan Guild (No. 2220)
Saturday 1 August 2009
in 2 hours and 56 minutes
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Arr. John Pladdys (No.8)
1 John Pladdys (C)
2 Edward R Venn
3 Peter A Sharp
4 David W Parkin
5 David Ralls
6 John H Napper
7 Fergus M S Stracey
8 Robert J Perry

63
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 30 January 2010
in 2 hours and 52 minutes
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Comp. Heywood's Transposition
1 Edward R Venn
2 Michael R Rose
3 David Ralls
4 Sam Nankervis
5 John Pladdys
6 David W Parkin (C)
7 William R Carew
8 Nick Merrick
First Stedman Triples as Conductor.

64
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 20 March 2010
in 3 hours and 0 minutes
5120 SPLICED SURPRISE MAJOR
(1440 Lincolnshire; 1280 Cambridge, Yorkshire;
1120 Rutland. 74 changes of method, all the work)
Comp. J S Warboys
1 Martin C Spittle
2 David W Parkin
3 Edward R Venn
4 Samuel R Nankervis
5 Robert J Perry
6 David Ralls
7 Christopher Davis
8 Norman R Mattingley (C)

65
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 29 May 2010
in 2 hours and 57 minutes
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Arranged by John Pladdys (No 2)
1 David W Parkin
2 John Pladdys (C)
3 John W T Hibbert
4 Edward R Venn
5 John H Napper
6 Ian V J Smith
7 Fergus M S Stracey
8 David J Mattingley

66
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 24 July 2010
in 3 hours and 10 minutes
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Arranged by John Pladdys (No 1)
1 Jane M Hitchens
2 Alan Sharples (C)
3 John Pladdys (C)
4 A C John Davis
5 Robert J Perry
6 T Neil Hitchens
7 Norman R Mattingley
8 Nick D Merrick
Golden wedding compliment to Alan and Barbara Sharples.

67
Truro Diocesan Guild
Saturday 2 October 2010
in 2 hours and 58 minutes
5040 STEDMAN TRIPLES
Arranged by John Pladdys (No. 20)
1 Edward R Venn
2 John Pladdys (C)
3 Peter A Sharp
4 Robert J Perry
5 David W Parkin
6 William P Carew
7 Fergus M Stracey
8 Nick D Merrick

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