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An archive of photographs of past and present members.

To aid identification, there are numbered versions of the group photographs here.

1924 First peal rung for the Guild

Photograph of the band taken prior to the unveiling of the peal board in Desborough belfry on September 20, 1924

Back row:  3 Frank Rollings,  4 Robert Black, 5 Arthur Manning, 6 Thomas Law   Front row:  2 Matthias Hobbs, 1 Bertie Soden, 8  Harry Baxter (Conductor), 7 Samuel Burditt

 

1927 AGM at Finedon

 

Does anyone have an original print of this photo published in The Ringing World please? If so please let the webmaster know.

1949 (25th) AGM Group Photograph at Peterborough Cathedral

Left to right:  21 Hilda Smith (now Collins), 22 Bill Collins, 52 Vic Perry, 66 Ted (EC) Garrett, 70 Fred Hutt, 74 The Bishop, 82 Ven John Grimes (President), 106 Ernie Orland, 108 Jack Hancock, 112 George Hancock, 119 Fred Hancock, 120, Cyril Hancock, 131 dog?

1974 (January 5) Presentation of Fifty Year Membership Certificates at Wellingborough

Left to right: 9 Arthur Mansfield (Greens Norton), 10 Tom Humphries (Culworth), 11 Revd Ernie Orland (President), 12 A E York (Rothwell), 13 Bill Chester (Helmdon), 16 (no glasses) George Clarke (Weekley)

The photo shows 20 out of the 29 listed below as receiving a certificate.  Please let the webmaster know of those you can identify, counting left to right.

The Founder members were: F Benfield, A Bigley, R G Black, T Branson, R T Buswell, W R Butcher, B O Butler, F C Case, W J Chester, G W Clarke, J Collins, D W Deighton, P Foster, H Goakes, C Green, C Hinton, A T Humphries, Mrs A Loake, A W Mansfield, G W Mansfield, W Mayes, F Parsons, H Richardson, D T Robinson, B O Soden, Mrs A Storey, W E Walker, H Wooding and A E York.

1974 (50th) AGM Group Photo at Peterborough Cathedral

Left to right:  1 Peter Westerman, 2 Bill Shanks, 4 Dorothy Westerman, 7 Felicity Thistlewaite, 8 Dick Speed, 12 Christine Parker, 13 Virginia Hall, 14 Michael Fiander, 16 Sue Whiteley (now Parker), 19 Stan Ruddlesden?, 20 Joan Parker, 22 David Clark, 24 Russell Charlton, 26 Ted Buckby, 27 Kay Webster, 30 John Holmes, 31 Pam Blackith, 32 Diane Buckby, 36 Alan Marks, 37 Melanie Daw, 38 Wendy Daw, 40 Julia, 41 Mrs Baughan, 42 Ray Henman, 43 Brenda Dixon, 44 David Gadd, 45 Ray Daw, 47 Chris Stephenson, 48 Maurice Baughan, 52 Len Hallifax, 53 George Bush, 54 Christopher Groome, 57 Jim Mitchell, 58 Ann Henman, 59 John Riley, 61, Jack Bluff, 62 Tim Webster, 63 John David, 64 Murray Coleman, 65 Nicky Reynard (now David), 66 Mary Coleman, 67 Norman Twiddle, 68 John Cooper, 69 Malcolm Tyler, 70 Andrew Parker, 72 Tich (Alcide), 73 Sally Diamond (now Munnings), 75 Chris Eyers, 79 Nick Parsons, 82 Revd Ernie Orland, 83 Les Perry, 88 Pam (now Bailey), 89 The Bishop, 93 Ian Ruddlesden, 94 Tom Humphries, 95 Vic Perry, 96 Julian Ferrar, 99 Eric Billings, 104 David Robinson, 105 John Mitchell, 106 Revd Canon Bernard Fernihough (Cathedral), 108 Martin Rowling, 112 Fred Atwell (blind), 114 Dick Webster, 115 Jim Mossop, 116 Geoff Watson, 117 Enid Watson, 118 Richard Yates, 122 Herbert Goakes, 123 Claire Batchelor (now Yates), 127 Alf Waller, 130 Jim Spraggett, 135 Bernard Branston, 139 Jim Linnell, 141 Burley Morris, 142 Betty Linnell, 143 Denis Pearson, 144 Geoff Davis, 146 Sue Pearson, 151 Ron Noon, 156 John Weaver, 157 Ted (EC) Garrett, 164 Jenny Loxston, 165 Paul Loxston, 167 Canon Elcock (St Johns) non-ringer, 168 Bill Collins, 171 Arthur Mansfield, 173 Pat Teal.

In the 1974 Report, each branch provided a Group Photograph:

Culworth

Left to right: 1 Mrs Humphries, 3 Maurice Baughan, 4 Mrs Baughan, 7 Ian Ruddlesden,  9 Graham Pratt, 11 Leslie Perry, 12 Martin Rowling, 13 Gerald Wade, 14 Stan Ruddlesden, 15 Phyllis Wade, 18 Lynda Crosland, 25 Vic Perry

Daventry

Left to right: 1 Albert Chown, 2 Eric Bates, 4 Sheila Rowley, 6 Jim Spraggett 7 Bill Collins, 8 June Bates, 9 Molly Spraggett?, 10 Fred Hutt, 11 Alison Collins (now Willgress), 13 (front) Gregory Speed, 15 iris Webb, 16 Richard (Dick) Speed, 17 Hilda Collins, 18 Janet Collins, 19 Anne Speed, 20 Jonathan Speed, 21 Catherine Speed (now Jack).

Guilsborough

Left to right: 3 John Goddard,  4 Mary Goddard,  6 Peter Westerman, 7 Steve? Westerman, 11 Derek Griffin

Kettering

Left to right: 4 Bill Hulme, 7 Albert York, 14 Ernie Orland, 25 Enid Watson, 29 Chris Stephenson, 31 Helen Coleman on lap (now Churchman), 32 Mary Coleman, 36 Jim Mossop, 40 Murray Coleman, 45 Geoff Watson

Northampton

Left to right: 4 Rita Roome, 6 Alan Jones, 8 Mr Eldridge (St Giles), 10 Ray Henman (back with glasses),  12 Fred Atwell, 14 Eric Billings, 18 The Revd C J W Faulkner (Harlestone), 19 Barry Care, 20 Nick Parsons, 24 Denis Pearson (back with glasses), 28 Jackie Downing, 31 George Roome, 33 Jim Rainbow.  

Oundle (no longer in existence)

Left to right: 1 Mr Clark, 2 Anne Stauntson, 3  Penny Bird, 4   ?, 5  Mike Ling, 6  Kay Webster, 7  Derek Jones, 8   Mrs Clark, 9   ?, 10  Kay Webster, 11  Sue Jones, 12  Dick Newby, 13  Sue Whitley (now Parker), 14  Dick Webster, 15  Chris Eyres, 16  Sandra Whitlam, 17 Miss Starsmore ?, 18  Tim Webster, 19  Miss Morrison?

Peterborough

Left to right: 1 David Clark, 2 Colin Boon, 3 Earl Miller (visitor from USA), 4 John Taylor, 5 Virginia Hall, 6 Herbert Goakes, 7 Steve ?Bampton (Glinton), 8 Malcolm Tyler, 9 Joan Parker, 10 Alf Waller, 11 Nicky Renyard (now David), 12 Michael King, 13 John David, 14 Liz Munsey, 15 George Bush, 16  John Riley, 17 Christine Parker, 18  Diana King (now Street), 19 David Teal, 20  ?, 21 Katie Teal, 22 Pat Teal, 23  ?, 24 Jack Bluff, 25 Andrew Parker, 26 Tony Daw, 27 Mick Parker, 28 Robin Daw, 29 Melanie Daw, 30 Ray Daw

Rutland

Left to right: 5 Chris Groome (back glasses), 12 Paul Loxston

Thrapston

 Left to right: 1 Revd Hugh Williams, 7 Len Hallifax, 8 Sally Diamond (now Munnings), 17 Len Stapleton,  18 Diane (now Buckby), 19 Alan Marks, 20 Ted Buckby, 

Towcester

Left to right: 1 Percy Foster, 2 Mrs Foster, 3 Roy Bull, 4 Lee Webster, 5 Peter Aslett, 6 Stephen Golsby, 7 Bill Yates, 8 Hilary Aslett, 9 George Walker, 10 Christopher Aslett, 11 Gerald Kingston, 12 Sarah Batchelor (now Saving), 13 Lilian Parish, 14 Sarah Yates (now Drage), 15 Claire Batchelor (now Yates), 16 George Shellard, 17 Richard Yates, 18 Jack Francis, 19 Susan Holloway (now McGowan), 20 Julie Osborne (married name unknown), 21 Revd George Hales (Branch Chairman), 22 Anne Holloway (now Henson), 23 Betty Linnell, 24 Betty Holloway, 25 Doug Holloway, 26 Jim Lambert, 27 Jim Linnell, 28 Audry Lambert, 29 Albert Hinton, 30 Richard (Dick) Hinton, 31 Arthur Mansfield, 32 Bill Chester, 33 Jane Wills (now Sawbridge), 34 Cecil Hinton, 35 Teresa Dove (married name unknown).

Wellingborough

Left to right: 2 Brian Hodgkin, 3 Val Collins (Now Hodgkin), 9 Brenda Dixon, 11 Bob Whitworth, 13 Rev Michael Wilson, 17 Pam Underwood (now Bailey), 19 Colin Parker, 20 John Holmes, 23 Rex Line, 27 Chris Hill