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Quarter peals in 2018


Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints, 09/08/2018

Thursday, 9 August 2018 (7–1–12 in A)

1260 Doubles (3m: 360 each of Eynesbury and St. Martin's and 540 of St. Simon's)
1  Julia Brown
2  Ann-M Webb
3  Clare Grant
4  Betty Baines (C)
5  Katie Wright
6  Helen Lewis
First blows in Eynesbury and most methods for 3.
Rung by an Eastern District Ladies' Guild band as a 60th birthday compliment to David Webb
and for 100 years of women getting the vote.

1260 Stedman Doubles 
1  Sylvie Fawcett 
2  Ann-M Webb 
3  Kate Gill 
4  Betty Baines (C)
5  Katie Wright 
6  Rona Sporle 
First in method for 1 and 3.
Rung by an Eastern District Ladies' Guild band to celebrate Gale and Mike Hodgkinson's
Golden Wedding Anniversary and for 100 years of women getting the vote.

Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints, 02/08/2018

Thursday, 2 August 2018 (7–1–12 in A)

1260 Doubles (1m/1v: 600 of Southrepps and 660 of Plain Bob Doubles)
1  Ann-M Webb
2  Sarah Tasker
3  Kate Gill
4  Betty Baines (C)
5  Katie Wright
6  Rona Sporle
Rung by an Eastern District Ladies' Guild band in memory of Frederick Whiting
and to celebrate 100 years of women getting the vote

1320 Ipswich Surprise Minor 
1  Betty Baines 
2  Ann-M Webb 
3  Kate Gill 
4  Elisabeth Spry 
5  Rona Sporle 
6  Katie Wright (C)
First in method for 3, 4 and 5.
Rung by an Eastern District Ladies Guild band to celebrate 100 years of women getting the vote

Stoke Prior, Herefordshire, St Luke, 21/07/2018

Saturday, 21 July 2018 in 46m (6–3–13 in B♭)
1260 Mixed Doubles (60 Stedman, 360 each of April Day, Plain Bob Doubles, St Simon's & St Martin's)
1  Judith Edwards
2  Patricia Key
3  Elaine Wilkinson (C)
4  Sue Robinson
5  Rhiannon F Pugh
6  Anne Newman
For the 100 years of the first ladies getting the vote and also for the start of the Stoke Prior community week.

Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints, 19/07/2018

Thursday, 19 July 2018 (7–1–12 in A)

1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor
1  Margaret Skinner
2  Ann-M Webb
3  Rona Sporle
4  Helen Lewis
5  Betty Baines
6  Katie Wright (C)
Rung by an Eastern District Ladies Guild band to celebrate the 20th wedding anniversary of Ann-Malena and David Webb
and for 100 years of Women getting the Vote.

1260 Doubles (3m: 60 of Plain Bob Doubles and 600 each of St. Simon's and St. Martin's Doubles)
1  Rona Sporle 
2  Katie Wright 
3  Ann-M Webb 
4  Jane Palmer 
5  Betty Baines (C)
6  Hilary Stearn 
First of thirds and back for 4. Rung by an Eastern District Ladies Guild band as a birthday compliment to Muriel Blackman
and to celebrate 100 years of Women getting the Vote

Middleton, Greater Manchester, St Leonard, 19/07/2018

Thursday, 19 July 2018 in 46m (11–2–8 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1  Catherine Wilding
2  Elizabeth G Turner
3  Debra E Holmes
4  Christine Silkstone
5  Helen Knight
6  Jane Lynch (C)
7  Dawn R Neville
8  Joan Houghton
Commemorating the passing of the Representation of the People Act in 1918, and the 70th anniversary of the NHS.
Probably the first ladies band quarter rung in this tower.

Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints, 12/07/2019

Thursday, 12 July 2018 (7–1–12 in A)

1260 Doubles (2m/1v: 240 each of Reverse Canterbury Pleasure and Southrepps; 780 of Plain Bob)
1 Julia Brown
2 Sarah Tasker
3 Ann-M Webb
4 Katie Wright
5 Betty Baines (C)
6 Claire Willetts
Most methods/variations for 1 and 2.

1320 Beverley Surprise Minor 
1  Val Counter 
2  Ann-M Webb 
3  Claire Willetts 
4  Hilary Stearn 
5  Betty Baines 
6  Katie Wright (C)
First in method for 3. 

Both rung by an Eastern District Ladies' Guild band to celebrate 100 years since women got the vote

Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints, 05/07/2018

Thursday, 5 July 2018  (7–1–12 in A)

1260 Grandsire Doubles in 41 m

1 Katie Wright
2 Ann-M Webb
3 Clare Grant
4 Betty Baines
5 Rona Sporle (C)
6 Helen Lewis
First in method for 3. Rung by an Eastern District Ladies' Guild band for 70th anniversary of the NHS.
Margaret Skinner would like to be associated with this quarter.

1260 Plain Bob Minor in 42 m
1  Sarah Tasker 
2  Ann-M Webb 
3  Rona Sporle 
4  Helen Lewis 
5  Betty Baines 
6  Katie Wright (C)
First quarter of minor for 1. Rung by an Eastern District Ladies Guild band for the 70th anniversary of the NHS

Greens Norton, Northamptonshire, St Bartholomew 02/07/2018

Monday, 2 July 2018 in 46m (10–1–22 in A♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1  Sue McCouaig
2  Heather Bletchly
3  Elaine Woolward
4  Margaret Ingman
5  Elizabeth A Smith (C)
6  Rosemary K Hemmings
First quarter for the Ladies Guild for 3. Rung on the 90th anniversary of the passing of the Equal Franchise Act, giving women equal voting rights to men. By members of the South Midlands District of the Ladies Guild.
In ringing order from left to right

Chawton and Holybourne, Hampshire 27/06/2018

Wednesday 27 June

Chawton, Hampshire, St Nicholas (6–0–26 in B)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor 
1  Patricia Davidson 
2  Rosemary Rogers 
3  Polly Osborne 
4  Judith Williamson 
5  Teresa Brown 
6  Christine Hill (C)
Remembering Mary Knight, who lies buried in the churchyard here.
She was the mother of John Williamson who passed away earlier this year, husband of Judith, 4.
Rung by members of the Ladies Guild, Southern District.

Holybourne, Hampshire, Holy Rood (6–3–16 in B)
1264 Plain Bob Major 
1  Elizabeth Davey 
2  Patricia Davidson 
3  Maureen Hanney 
4  Polly Osborne 
5  Rosemary Rogers 
6  Judith Williamson 
7  Teresa Brown 
8  Christine Hill (C)
Rung by members of the Ladies Guild, Southern District in the centenary year
of 'Votes for Women'

Theberton, Suffolk, St Peter, 21/06/2018

Thursday, 21 June 2018 (6–2–9 in B♭)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Angela Packer
2 Hilary Stearn
3 Julia Brown
4 Rona Sporle
5 Betty Baines (C)
6 Jane Palmer
Rung by an Eastern District Ladies' Guild band for Suffolk day.
First quarter for the Ladies' Guild for 2 and 3.

Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints, 10/06/2018

Sunday, 10 June 2018 (7–1–12 in A)
1260 Doubles (60 of Stedman, 240 each of Churchill, St. Martin's,
St. Osmond's, Eynesbury and St. Simons)
1 Sylvie Fawcett
2 Ann-M Webb
3 Katie Wright
4 Michelle Clutton
5 Betty Baines (C)
6 Rona Sporle
Rung as a 90th Birthday Compliment to Monica Churchill

Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, St Peter ad Vincula, 30/05/2018

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 in 45 m (7–0–14 in B♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Elizabeth Davey
2 Helen Parkin
3 Judith Williamson
4 Vicki L Rowse
5 Polly Osborne (C)
6 Rosemary Pegrum
First quarter as cover and for the Ladies Guild 6, this quarter enables Rosemary to 
complete level 3 of the ART Learning the Ropes Scheme.

Barton, Cambridgeshire, St Peter, 02/05/2018

Wednesday, 2 May 2018 (10 in A♭)
1260 Mixed Doubles (1v/4m: May Day, Plain Bob, St Martin's, St Simon's and Grandsire
1 Annemarie Adams
2 Sally Mew
3 JoAnne Rutter
4 Vanessa E Webster
5 Janet Garnett (C)
6 Marina Warner
Birthday compliment to Dominic Rumball, son of 4, and to Ely District ringers Dee Smith and Will Scheilling.
Remembering Helen Tomlinson, mother of the conductor, whose birthday was also 2nd May.

Southern District Quarter Peal Day, 25/04/2018

Wednesday 25th April

Minstead, Hampshire, All Saints
1320 April Day Doubles
1 Caroline Barnes
2 Helen Parkin
3 Carol Higgins
4 Teresa Brown
5 Polly Osborne (C)
6 Valerie Williams
First in method 2 and 3 and as Conductor.
To celebrate the birth of the new Prince to Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Eling, Hampshire, St Mary
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Sally Jenkins
2 Nicki Tinkler
3 Vicki Rowse
4 Mary Melbourne
5 Rosemary Rogers
6 Judith Williamson
7 Christine Hill (C)
8 Elizabeth Davey
Rung in loving memory of Valerie Keel. Val, as she was affectionatly known, lost her battle with a long illness on April 3rd. She had been a member of the Ladies Guild for many years and had also served terms as both District Secretary and latterly District Treasurer.  First inside to Triples, 2.
 
L to R Mary, Rosemary, Vicki, Judith, Christine, Nicki, Liz, Sally

Brockenhurst, Hampshire, St Nicholas
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Caroline Barnes
2 Sally Jenkins (C)
3 Polly Osborne
4 Patricia Davidson
5 Nicki Tinkler
6 Christine Hill
Rung on Anzac Day by members of the Ladies Guild, Southern District on their Quarter Peal Day.
With fond memories for Hilary Hemingway married here 60 years ago in 1958 listening outside with Stephanie Robertson ( her Bridesmaid on the day)
350th Quarter, 2
 
L to R Christine, Nicki, Pat, Polly, Sally, Caroline

Fawley, Hampshire, All Saints
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Helen Parkin
2 Julia Russell
3 Elizabeth Davey
4 Rosemary Rogers (C)
5 Teresa Brown
6 Mary Melbourne

L to R Helen, Mary,Teresa, Liz, Julia, Rosemary
 

Hinton Admiral, Hampshire, St Michael and All Angels
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Gillian Wilson
2 Judith Williamson
3 Patricia Davidson (C)
4 Vicki Rowse
5 Jenny Watson
Rung in loving memory of Valerie Keel. Val, as she was affectionatly known, lost her battle with a long illness on April 3rd. She had been a member of the Ladies Guild for many years and had also served terms as both District Secretary and latterly District Treasurer.

L to R Gill, Judith, Pat, Jenny, Vicki
 

Sopley, Hampshire, St Michael and All Angels
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1  Carol Higgins
2  Nicki Tinkler
3  Julia Russell
4  Jenny Watson
5  Rosemary Rogers (C)
6  Helen Parkin
For 100th Anniversary of 'Votes for Women'

L to R Helen, Rosemary, Jenny, Julia, Nicki, Carol
 

Flore and Nether Heyford, Northamptonshire 07/04/2018

Saturday, 7 April 2018

Flore, All Saints (12–2–27 in F♯)
1260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles  in 47 mins
1 Elizabeth A Smith (C)
2 Bo Hollingshurst
3 Margaret Ingman
4 Pam M Bailey
5 Shirley Waterhouse
6 Sue McCouaig
Rung by members of the South Midlands District of the Ladies Guild to commemorate,
on 1st April 2018, the Centenary of the Royal Air Force.

Nether Heyford, SS Peter and Paul (7–3–7 in G♯)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 46 mins
1 Margaret Ingman
2 Sue McCouaig
3 Brenda Day
4 Pam M Bailey
5 Shirley Waterhouse (C)
6 Elizabeth A Smith
Rung by members of the South Midlands District of the Ladies Guild as a 93rd birthday compliment
to Hilda Collins, a Ladies Guild member and long-term ringer at this church.
Photo shows the band in ringing order, left to right.
 

Fovant, Wiltshire, St George, 23/03/2018

Friday, 23 March 2018 in 45 minutes (8–3–5 in A)
1260 Pain Bob Doubles
1 Judith Williamson
2 Mary Melbourne (C)
3 Margaret A Romano
4 Tilly Cooper
5 Polly Osborne (C)
6 Vicki Rowse
First Quarter Peal inside at first attempt 4. By members of the Ladies Guild Southern District and a friend,
in the centenary year of women's suffrage.
A retirement compliment to Dr Andy Hall, Fovant GP who hangs up his stethoscope at Easter.

Wormingford, Essex, St Andrew, 13/03/2018

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 (8–0–0)
1260 Doubles (660 Grandsire, 600 Plain Bob)
1 Margaret Roberts
2 Evelyn Reeve
3 Wendy Godden (C)
4 Lynda Lee
5 Valerie Banwell
6 Vicky De-Vries
Rung in Memory of Ann Williams, long-standing member of the Ladies Guild (Eastern District)
who died on 15th February 2018. Margaret Harvey and Pauline Millatt wish to be associated with this quarter peal.
First quarter after long illness (2) First as cover (6).

Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire, St Andrew, 10/03/2018

Saturday, 10 March 2018 (3–1–17 in E♭)
1260 Doubles (2m: 480 Grandsire, 780 Plain Bob)
1 Polly Osborne
2 June Buffery
3 Patricia Davidson (C)
4 Liz Davey
5 Vicki Rowse
6 Judith Williamson
Rung for International Women's Day by members of the Ladies Guild, Southern District following the
District ADM held here earlier today. First in more than one method, 2.

Thornham Magna, Suffolk, St Mary Magdalene, 22/02.2018

Thursday, 22 February 2018 (9½ in A♭)
1260 doubles (3m: 240 Reverse St Bartholomew, 480 Grandsire, 540 Plain Bob Doubles) 
1 Angela Packer
2 Margaret Skinner
3 Sylvie Fawcett
4 Jane Palmer
5 Betty Baines (C)
6 Helen Lewis
Rung by an Eastern District Ladies' Guild band to celebrate Sylvie Fawcett's British Citizenship

West Wratting, Cambridgeshire, St Andrew, 17/02/2018

Saturday, 17 February 2018 (7–1–6 in G)
1260 Single Canterbury Pleasure Bob Minor 
Alwyn Brock 
Wendy Godden 
Linda Bullough 
JoAnne Rutter 
Janet Garnett (C)
Marina Warner 
Rung by members of the Ladies Guild, Eastern District to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passing of the
Representation of the People Act on 6th February 1918 by which women in the United Kingdom first got the right to vote.
1st in m. 2, 3 & 4.

Lighthorne, Warwickshire, St Laurence, 06/02/2018

Tuesday, 6 February 2018 in 42 mins (5–2–6 in B)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1  Ann Cubitt
2  Sue Roderick (C)
3  Brenda Day
4  Margaret Ingman
5  Susan Bacon
6  Elizabeth A Smith
Rung on the centenary of the passing of the Representation of the People Act, giving some women in this country the right to vote for the first time. By members of the South Midlands District of the Ladies Guild.
Photo shows the band in ringing order from left to right.
 

Alton, Hampshire, All Saints, 03/02/2018

Saturday, 3 February 2018 in 41 mins (6–0–4 in B)
1260 Plain Bob Minor  (Composed by Glenn A A Taylor )
1  Judith Williamson
2  Nicki Tinkler
3  Polly Osborne
4  Jenny Watson
5  Patricia Davidson
6  Maureen Hanney (C)
Rung by members of the Ladies Guild Southern District in memory of John Williamson,
who passed away on 17 January, husband of our Vice-President Judith.
Teresa Brown wishes to be associated with this quarter peal. The first on the bells by a ladies band.

Chalk, Kent, St Mary, 03/02/2018

Saturday, 3 February 2018 in 43 mins
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1  Clare Bellis
2  Sue Childs
3  Elizabeth M Shearman
4  Susan Bailey
5  Helen Webb (C)
6  Emma Tilston
Rung by members of the South Eastern District of the Ladies Guild to celebrate the 100th anniversary
 of the passing of the Representation of the People Act on 6th February 1918 by which women in the
 United Kingdom first got the right to vote

Westminster, Greater London, St Clement Danes, 27/01/2018

Saturday, 27 January 2018  (21–1–23 in E)

1296 Plain Bob Caters in 49 minutes
1 Elaine Wilkinson (Marches)
2 Sally Jenkins (Southern)
3 Mary Gilbert (Western)
4 Lorna E Swan (Western)
5 Janet K Wyatt (Western)
6 Janet Garnett (Eastern)
7 Rosemary K Hemmings (South Midlands)
8 Helen Webb (South Eastern)
9 Alison R Williams (Unattached) (C)
10 Rhiannon Pugh (Marches)

1296 Plain Bob Caters in 50 minutes
1 Christine Silkstone (North Western)
2 Elaine Wilkinson (Marches)
3 Lorna E Swan (Western)
4 Elizabeth A Smith (South Midlands)
5 Sue Roderick (South Midlands)
6 Janet Garnett (Eastern) (C)
7 Shirley Waterhouse (South Midlands)
8 Rosemary K Tuhey (Western)
9 Tosh Arscott (Western)
10 Rhiannon Pugh (Marches)

Both rung to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passing of the
Representation of the People Act on 6th February 1918 by which
women in the United Kingdom first got the right to vote.
More details of the day, and a group photo of all the ringers, here.

Rayne and Stisted, Essex, 20/01/2018

Saturday, 20 January 2018
Rayne, Essex, All Saints (6–2–5 in B♭) 
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Rhiannon Atkins
2 Lynda Lee
3 Wendy Godden
4 Valerie Banwell
5 Janet Garnett (C)
6 Marina Warner
Rung by the Ladies Guild, Eastern District, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote,
and also to congratulate Charmane May, Ladies Guild member, on her engagement.
First quarter for the Ladies Guild: 1.

Stisted, Essex, All Saints (9–1–20 in A♭)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Lyn Clackson
2 Jackie Latham
3 JoAnne Rutter
4 Kay Lucas
5 David Steed
6 Lesley Steed (C)
Rung by members of the Ladies Guild and friend, after one of the Ladies Guild Eastern District Christmas lunches!

Gislingham, Suffolk, St Mary, 18/01/2018

Thursday, 18 January 2018 in 42 (14–1–23 in E)
1260 Doubles (4 m: 180 Grandsire, 360 St Martin's, 360 St Simon's, 360 Plain Bob).
1 Angela Packer
2 Sylvie Fawcett
3 Alison Daniels
4 Betty Baines
5 Kay Lucas (C)
6 Helen Lewis
Rung to celebrate the 90th birthday, yesterday, of Ken Cocksedge, father of the conductor.
Most methods as conductor.
Rung by members of the Ladies Guild,who were not put off by the 70 mph winds!

Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints, 16/01/2018

Tuesday, 16 January 2018  (7–1–12 in A)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor in 42 minutes
1 Rona Sporle
2 Katie Wright
3 Ann-M Webb (C)
4 Kate Gill
5 Betty Baines
6 Alison Daniels
First quarter of surprise and first quarter for the Ladies' Guild for the ringer of the 4th bell.

1320 Bourne Surprise Minor in 41 minutes
1 Kate Gill
2 Rona Sporle
3 Ann-M Webb
4 Betty Baines
5 Alison Daniels
6 Katie Wright (C)
Rung by a Ladies' Guild band to celebrate women getting the vote

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, St Martin in the Fields, 15/01/2018

Monday, 15 January 2018 (4–2–8 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Minor in 40 mins
1 Beverly Faber
2 Madeline Reeder
3 Eileen Joy Butler
4 Eve Gentieu
5 Lian von Wantoch
6 Meredith A Morris (C)
Birthday compliments to the treble ringer.

Thornham Magna, Suffolk, St Mary Magdalene, 11/01/2017

Thursday, 11 January 2018 (9½ in A♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Angela Packer
2 Sylvie Fawcett
3 Kay Lucas
4 Helen Lewis
5 Betty Baines (C)
6 Margaret Skinner
First quarter away from a working bell for tenor ringer. Rung by a Ladies' Guild Eastern District band to celebrate the 88th birthday of Fr. Ralph Marcini, a much loved priest at Dumfries, Galloway.