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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