Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Monday 13 May, 2024 in 3h4 (18-0-17 in E)
5058 Spliced Surprise Major (3m)
(3m: 1826 Lincolnshire; 1632 Yorkshire; 1600 Cambridge. 113 com, all the work.)
Comp: Richard I Allton (No 2006)
  1 Simon J Dixon
  2 Paul M Mason
  3 Catherine E Hemmington
  4 Thomas Coulter-Brophy
  5 B Douglas Hird
  6 Alistair M Donaldson
  7 James F Thorpe
  8 Richard I Allton (C)
400th peal: 6.
First Major: 3&4.
Rung to celebrate Cat`s birthday, on the 25th anniversary of her first peal.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Tuesday 30 January, 2024 in 2h56 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 Uxbridge Surprise Major
Comp: Benjamin D Constant
  1 Paul M Mason
  2 Robert M Wood
  3 Alistair M Donaldson
  4 Julie A Tarling
  5 Simon J Dixon
  6 Nicholas R Wilson
  7 Richard I Allton (C)
  8 Alan Regin
With best wishes to Jim Bence for a speedy recovery.
Ringing World page ref: 5887.0168

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Tuesday 31 October, 2023 in 3h2 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Qipro Delight Major
Comp: Richard I Allton (No 2933)
  1 Susan E Marsden
  2 Helena M Thorpe
  3 Simon J Dixon
  4 Robert M Wood
  5 Nicholas R Wilson
  6 Paul M Mason
  7 James F Thorpe
  8 Richard I Allton (C)
1100th peal as conductor.
First peal in the method.
Qipro Delight Major: 38-38.14-12-1238-12-18-12-78. Group a.
Ringing World page ref: 5874.1143

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Thursday 2 June, 2022 in 2h57 (18-0-17 in E)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Comp: Richard I Allton
  1 Simon J Dixon
  2 James M Bence
  3 Helena M Thorpe
  4 Keith W Brown
  5 Paul M Mason
  6 James F Thorpe
  7 Richard I Allton
  8 Toby A Bence (C)
First of Bristol - 8.
Rung to celebrate the platinum jubilee of H.M Queen Elizabeth II
Ringing World page ref: 5799.0529

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Tuesday 4 January, 2022 in 3h3 (18-0-17 in E)
5090 Moreton Surprise Major
Comp: Richard I Allton (No 2710)
  1 Michael H D O'Callaghan
  2 Helena M Thorpe
  3 Julie A Tarling
  4 Nicholas R Wilson
  5 Robert M Wood
  6 Simon J Dixon
  7 Paul M Mason
  8 Richard I Allton (C)
A 90th birthday compliment to Michael Moreton.
Ringing World page ref: 5778.0061

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Thursday 27 February, 2020 in 3h4 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 February Surprise Major
Comp: Donald F Morrison (No. 2033)
  1 Michael H D O'Callaghan
  2 Simon J Dixon
  3 Philippa M Whittington
  4 Paul M Mason
  5 Nicholas R Wilson
  6 A John Stanworth
  7 Frank W Rivett
  8 Richard I Allton (C)
Ringing World page ref: 5682.0291

Ancient Society of College Youths
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 6 January, 2018 in 3h1 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major
(8m: 640 Bristol, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative; 608 Cambridge, London, Yorkshire. 156 changes of method, all the work.)
Comp: Graham A C John
  1 Celia J K Wood
  2 Ann White
  3 Christopher E Bulleid
  4 James F Thorpe
  5 Paul McNutt
  6 A John Stanworth
  7 Richard I Allton (C)
  8 John I White
First 8-spliced: 6.
Ringing World page ref: 5570.0084

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Tuesday 30 July, 2013 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5058 Spliced Surprise Major (3m)
(1794 Yorkshire, 1664 Lincolnshire, 1600 Cambridge. 112 com. atw.)
Comp: R D S Brown
  1 Michael D Fiander
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Ruth Stokes
  5 Christopher M Pearson
  6 Robert Dennis
  7 Murray A Coleman (C)
  8 Christopher C Stokes
Completes the calendar - 7.
A Golden Wedding Anniversary compliment to Brenda and John Dixon.
Ringing World page ref: 5338.0830

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 27 November, 2011 in 3h1 (18cwt)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Comp: S Humphrey (No 14)
  1 Barbara J Woplin
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Simon J Dixon
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Robert Dennis
  7 Murray A Coleman (C)
  8 James M Bence
For Advent Sunday, by some of his many friends, in memory of Bob Whitworth, a long-serving tower captain at Rushden. Bob would have been 76 this weekend.
Ringing World page ref: 5251.1266

Society of Royal Cumberland Youths
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 3 October, 2010 in 2h54 (18cwt)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(8m: 704 each Lincolnshire, Superlative; 672 Rutland; 608 each Cambridge, Pudsey, Yorkshire; 576 each Bristol, London; 139 com, atw)
Comp: A N Tyler
  1 E Jane Sibson
  2 Philippa M Whittington
  3 Nicholas D Brown
  4 Peter J Waterfield
  5 Christopher M Pearson
  6 Derek E Sibson (C)
  7 Frank W Rivett
  8 John P Loveless
25th peal and first peal of 8-Spliced: 3.
Ringing World page ref: 5192.1085

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 6 September, 2009 in 3h6 (18)
5056 Rushden Surprise Major
Comp: Richard I Allton
  1 Richard W Yates
  2 Paul M Mason
  3 Ruth Stokes
  4 Susan E Marshall
  5 Christopher C Stokes
  6 Paul McNutt
  7 Richard I Allton (C)
  8 Ian Butters
Ringing World page ref: 5136.0998

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 31 May, 2009 in 2h58 (18-0-17 in E)
5120 Rutland Surprise Major
Comp: M.A. Coleman
  1 Murray A Coleman (C)
  2 Pam M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Barbara J Woplin
  5 Simon J Dixon
  6 John E Vintiner
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Alan J Marks
Rung to welcome the Rev. Stephen K Prior as Rector of St Marys Rushden with St Peters Newton Bromswold.
75th Peal on the Bells.
1-Circled the tower as conductor to peals.
Ringing World page ref: 5121.0636

Saint James' Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 18 November, 2007 in 3h0 (18)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23 Methods)
(224 each Belfast, Bristol, Buckfastleigh, Caterham, Chertsey, Chesterfield, Claybrooke, Colnbrook, Essex, Glasgow, London, Malpas, Moulton, Newcastle, Newlyn, Northampton, Pudsey, Richmond, Sonning, Sussex, Whalley, Willesden, Yeading; 160 changes of method, all the work, each lead different)
Comp: Donald F Morrison
  1 Philippa M Whittington
  2 Jennifer E Butler
  3 George Unsworth
  4 Michael J Trimm (C)
  5 Philip J Earis
  6 Margaret Whiteley
  7 Frank W Rivett
  8 Martin J Whiteley
Ringing World page ref: 5041.1218

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 3 December, 2006 in 3h6 (18cwt)
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
Comp: D F Morrison
  1 Brenda M Dixon
  2 Julie A Haseldine
  3 John E Vintiner
  4 Murray A Coleman
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Alan J Marks
  7 Andrew Haseldine (C)
  8 Christopher C Stokes
For Advent, and for the switching on of the Rushden Christmas lights.
Ringing World page ref: 4991.1227

Around Ringers
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 30 July, 2006 in 2h54 (18 cwt)
5088 Rushden Surprise Major
Comp: SMC 32
  1 Ruth Curtis
  2 Tudor P Edwards
  3 Peter S Bennett
  4 Christopher C Stokes
  5 Bernard H Taylor (C)
  6 Paul McNutt
  7 David J Llewellyn
  8 Paul F Curtis
3 - 250th peal on `Around` tours.
Ringing World page ref: 4974.0816

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 27 November, 2005 in 3h0 (18cwt)
5088 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Comp: W Barton
  1 Brenda M Dixon
  2 Ruth Stokes
  3 Robin H Rogers
  4 John E Vintiner
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Robin Wilson
  7 Alan J Marks
  8 Christopher C Stokes (C)
Rung to celebrate the 70th birthday of Bob Whitworth, Tower Captain of this church.
£5
Ringing World page ref: 4938.1221

Society of Royal Cumberland Youths
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 10 April, 2005 in 2h53 (18cwt)
5024 Rushden Surprise Major
Comp: D W Beard
  1 Simon J Davies
  2 Anne P Cook
  3 E Jane Sibson
  4 Emma J Southerington
  5 Michael H D O'Callaghan
  6 Derek E Sibson (C)
  7 Graham A Duke
  8 Peter M Fleckney
First peal in the method by all the band.
Ringing World page ref: 4906.0428

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 28 November, 2004 in 2h55 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Toolern Vale Surprise Major
Comp: D W Beard
  1 Brenda M Dixon
  2 E Jane Sibson
  3 Robin Wilson
  4 Alan J Marks
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Derek E Sibson (C)
  7 Peter M Fleckney
  8 Murray A Coleman
1000th peal - 5. On Advent Sunday to celebrate the life of Amy Sansom, Cranford, originally from Toolern vale. First peal in the method.
Ringing World page ref: 4886.1219

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 18 July, 2004 in 3h3 (18)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Comp: AJ Pitman
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Pam M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Barbara Woplin
  5 Simon J Dixon (C)
  6 John E Vintiner
  7 Alan J Marks
  8 Anthony D Sansom
By a Sunday Service Band as a Silver Wedding compliment to Pam and Paul Bailey
Ringing World page ref: 4871.0855

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 13 June, 2004 in 2h59 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Comp: M Hodgson
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 John E Vintiner
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Thomas R Sharp
  5 Denis G Pearson
  6 Murray A Coleman (C)
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Alan J Marks
Ringing World page ref: 4862.0638

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 27 March, 2004 in 2h57 (18)
5152 Rushden Delight Major
Comp: P M Mason (Arr)
  1 Sally A Mason
  2 Nicholas A Churchman
  3 Victoria Samson
  4 David P Westerman
  5 Michael D Fiander
  6 Denis G Pearson
  7 Paul M Mason (C)
  8 Robin Wilson
First peal in the method.
Rushden Delight Major:
b -3-456-56-1-2-1.3456-3456.7 (fch Ba)
Ringing World page ref: 4851.0375

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 20 December, 2003 in 2h55 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Comp: C H Middleton
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Murray A Coleman
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Simon J Dixon (C)
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 John E Vintiner
  7 David R Raggett
  8 Alan J Marks
For the 50th anniversary of the first peal on the octave. Same method and composition.
300th eight bell peal - 1.
Ringing World page ref: 4837.0034

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 27 September, 2003 in 3h1 (18)
5120 Superlative Surprise Major
Comp: A J Cox
  1 Anne P Cook
  2 Rosemary K Hemmings
  3 Raymond Watkin
  4 Richard F Waddy
  5 Brian J W Foley
  6 Alan J Marks
  7 John R Fisher
  8 Michael Chester (C)
Ringing World page ref: 4825.0998

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 31 May, 2003 in 2h57 (18-0-17 in E)
5050 Spliced Major (2m)
(26 Rushden Little A, 5024 Rushden S, 1 com)
Comp: M A Coleman
  1 Roger Coley
  2 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  3 James Hedgcock
  4 John E Vintiner
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Simon J Dixon
  7 Murray A Coleman
  8 E Alan Jacques
To celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the restoration and augmentation of these bells, carried out in 1953 to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Ringing World page ref: 4809.0611

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Wednesday 6 February, 2002 in 2h55 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Comp: D W Beard
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 John E Vintiner
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 David R Raggett
  8 Alan J Marks
For the 50th anniversary of the Queen`s Accession.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 1 December, 2001 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Comp: Robert Dennis
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Anne P Cook
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Judith M Rogers
  5 Robert Dennis (C)
  6 John E Vintiner
  7 Murray A Coleman
  8 Alan J Marks
For Advent.
Ringing World page ref: 4730.1272

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 24 June, 2001 in 2h59 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(8m: 928 Rutland; 736 Bristol; 576 Cambridge, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire; 544 Lincolnshire, London; 152 com)
Comp: Murray A Coleman
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Barry R Care
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 John E Vintiner
  5 Denis G Pearson
  6 Robert Dennis (C)
  7 Murray A Coleman
  8 Alan J Marks
First peal of 8-Spliced: 4.
The annual Les Priestley Memorial Peal.
Also a compliment to John & Ann Beal on their Ruby Wedding Anniversary today, and a compliment to David Vintiner and Claire Saunders, married on 16th June.
Ringing World page ref: 4707.0709

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 25 November, 2000 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Comp: D W Beard
  1 Timothy F W Samson
  2 James Hedgcock
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 John E Vintiner
  5 Alan J Marks
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Denis G Pearson (C)
  8 Terry G Smith
For Advent and the switching on of the Town Lights.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Friday 4 August, 2000 in 3h6 (18-0-17 in E)
5184 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp: Robert Dennis
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Terry G Smith
  3 Denis G Pearson
  4 Robert Dennis (C)
  5 John E Vintiner
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Nicholas A Churchman
  8 Paul M Mason
Rung to celebrate the 100th birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
Ringing World page ref: 4663.0891

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 25 June, 2000 in 2h57 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Uxbridge Surprise Major
Comp: Murray A Coleman
  1 Murray A Coleman (C)
  2 James Hedgcock
  3 Robert Dennis
  4 John E Vintiner
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Alan J Marks
  8 Paul M Mason
The annual Les Priestly memorial peal.
Ringing World page ref: 4655.0693

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 9 April, 2000 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
(1152 Rutland; 1056 Cambridge; 864 each Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 576 each Pudsey, Superlative; 140 com)
Comp: Composed by Murray A Coleman
  1 Brenda M Dixon
  2 Robert Dennis (C)
  3 James Hedgcock
  4 John E Vintiner
  5 Simon J Dixon
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Alan J Marks
First peal since 1981: 4.
Rung for the 115th anniversary of the first peal on the bells.
Rung by a Rushden band.
Ringing World page ref: 4646.0479

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 1 January, 2000 in 2h59 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp: D G Pearson
  1 Timothy F W Samson
  2 Victoria Samson
  3 Robert E J Dennis
  4 Anthony D Sansom
  5 James Hedgcock
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Denis G Pearson (C)
  8 Alan J Marks
Rung in the Millennium Year.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 27 November, 1999 in 3h1 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Newton Bromswold Surprise Major
Comp: BYROC
  1 Bob Whitworth
  2 Denis G Pearson
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Simon J Dixon
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  7 Alan J Marks
  8 Murray A Coleman
First peal in the method. For Advent, switching on of the Christmas lights and a birthday compliment to the treble ringer.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 19 September, 1999 in 3h2 (18-0-17 in E)
5184 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
Comp: G Lindoff
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Murray A Coleman
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  8 Alan J Marks
In thanksgiving for the life of Bishop Bill Westwood.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 20 June, 1999 in 2h55 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 London Surprise Major
Comp: R Baldwin
  1 Timothy F W Samson
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Anthony D Sansom
  5 Alan J Marks
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Murray A Coleman (C)
  8 Jeremy W Spiller
50th peal - 2. First peal of London and completes the Standard eight - 2, 6. The annual Les Priestly memorial peal and for the wedding of Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 6 March, 1999 in 2h56 (18-0-17 in E)
5088 Rutland Surprise Major
Comp: R E J Dennis
  1 Victoria Samson
  2 James Hedgcock
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Denis G Pearson
  8 Alan J Marks
For the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Guild.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 14 June, 1998 in 3h1 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Comp: BYROC
  1 Pamela M Bailey
  2 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Denis G Pearson
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Alan J Marks
  8 Murray A Coleman
1st Bristol - 6. 50th peal in the Tower. The annual Les Priestly memorial peal.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Tuesday 21 April, 1998 in 2h57 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 Risedene Surprise Major
Comp: P G K Davies
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Murray A Coleman
  8 Alan J Marks
First peal in the method. To welcome the new Rector.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 23 November, 1997 in 3h1 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 XXXXX Surprise Major
Comp: G A A Taylor
  1 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Denis G Pearson
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Murray A Coleman
  8 Alan J Marks
For the Golden wedding of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. First peal in the method.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Friday 5 September, 1997 in 2h58 (18-0-17 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Comp: J J Parker
  1 Brenda M Dixon
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Alan J Marks
  4 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  5 James Hedgcock
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Terry G Smith
Half muffled for Diana, Princess of Wales

Oxford Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 30 August, 1997 in 2h53 (18-0-17 in E)
5152 Zululand Surprise Major
Comp: A J Cox
  1 Nicola J Crighton
  2 S Kathleen M Baldwin
  3 Colin M Turner
  4 Andrew M Farmer
  5 Peter G C Ellis
  6 Roger Baldwin
  7 Robert J Crocker
  8 Donald B Carter (C)

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 22 June, 1997 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp: R E J Dennis
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Michael Dennis
  4 Bob Whitworth
  5 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  6 Murray A Coleman
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Alan J Marks
First Surprise Major - 3.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 16 March, 1997 in 2h50 (18-0-17 in E)
5088 Urandangie Surprise Major
Comp: R E J Dennis
  1 Anne P Cook
  2 W Eric Critchley
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Alan J Marks
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  7 Robin H Rogers
  8 David Kingman
25th on the bells - 5. Circled tower - 6. 850th peal - 7. First peal in the method.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 30 November, 1996 in 3h1 (18-0-17)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
(1152 Yorkshire; 1056 Cambridge & Lincolnshire; 864 London & Rutland. 81 com, atw.)
Comp: Philip G K Davies
  1 Stanley M Ruddlesden
  2 Pam Bailey
  3 Jennie Paul
  4 R Owen Battye
  5 Andrew Spencer
  6 B Douglas Hird
  7 Richard Yates
  8 G Nigel Williams (C)
Ringing World page ref: 4472.0036

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Tuesday 9 April, 1996 in 2h54 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
(Rushden, Higham Ferrers)
Comp: D W Beard
  1 Bob Whitworth
  2 Robin H Rogers
  3 Sarah M Smith
  4 Terry G Smith
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Brian Harris
  7 Murray A Coleman (C)
  8 James M Bence
For the marriage of Sarah M Smith (Rushden) and James Bence (Higham Ferrers) on 13/4/1996.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 28 January, 1996 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(Cambridge, Yorkshire, Superlative, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Rutland, London, Bristol.)
Comp: M A Coleman
  1 Bob Whitworth
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 W Eric Critchley
  4 Brenda M Dixon
  5 Alan J Marks
  6 Anthony D Sansom
  7 Murray A Coleman (C)
  8 W John Riley
40th birthday compliment to 2 by a band of over 40s. 1st 8-Spliced - 2.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 25 November, 1995 in 3h4 (18-0-17 in E)
5152 Denfield Park Surprise Major
Comp: S Humphrey
  1 Matthew C Whitworth
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Wendy Piercy
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  8 Terry G Smith
For the 60th birthday of 6, retired head of Denfield Park School. 1st peal in the method.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 11 June, 1995 in 2h55 (18-0-17 in E)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
(Cambridge, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Rutland)
Comp: P G K Davies
  1 Matthew C Whitworth
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Alan J Marks
  5 John E Skerritt
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  8 James M Bence
The annual Les Priestley Memorial Peal. 100th peal - 3. 1st spliced - 5, 1st 4-Spliced - 6.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Monday 8 May, 1995 in 2h59 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 Rushden Surprise Major
Comp: R E J Dennis
  1 Alan J Marks
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 James Hedgcock
  5 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Terry G Smith
By a Sunday Service band on V E Day.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 7 August, 1994 in 3h6 (18-0-17 in E)
5152 Mysocanthi Surprise Major
Comp: M A Coleman
  1 Alan J Marks
  2 Susan J Riley
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Robin Wilson
  5 Simon J Dixon
  6 W John Riley
  7 Murray A Coleman (C)
  8 Neil W Jones
For the marriage of Simon Dixon and Cathy Axford on 13/8/1994. 1st peal in the method.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Friday 5 August, 1994 in 2h58 (18-0-17 in E)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp: N J Pitstow
  1 Matthew C Whitworth
  2 Anthony D Sansom
  3 Sarah M Smith
  4 Christopher N Stephenson
  5 Susan J Riley
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 W John Riley
  8 Terry G Smith (C)
For the marriage of Kate Smith and Bradley Culpepper on 6/8/1994. 100th peal - 8.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 19 June, 1994 in 2h58 (18-0-17 in E)
5024 Rutland Surprise Major
Comp: P G K Davies
  1 Alan J Marks
  2 Pamela M Bailey
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Anthony D Sansom
  5 James Hedgcock
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Murray A Coleman (C)
  8 James M Bence
The annual Les Priestley Memorial peal.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 19 December, 1993 in 3h1 (18-0-17 in E)
5152 Superlative Surprise Major
Comp: R E J Dennis
  1 Matthew C Whitworth
  2 Anthony D Sansom
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  5 Simon J Dixon
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Alan J Marks
  8 James M Bence
1st in method - 6. 40th anniversary of the first peal. Celebrating Bob Whitworth`s 25 years as Tower Captain.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 13 June, 1993 in 2h52 (18-0-17 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Comp: J J Parker
  1 Pamela M Bailey
  2 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 James Hedgcock
  5 Alan J Marks
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Ian N Willgress
  8 Anthony D Sansom
By the local band to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Queen`s Accession.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 14 February, 1993 in 3h4 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Boeing 747 Surprise Major
Comp: A J Cox
  1 E Jane Sibson
  2 W Eric Critchley
  3 Robert E J Dennis (C)
  4 George E Bonham
  5 Ian N Willgress
  6 Derek E Sibson
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Murray A Coleman
1st peal in the method. The conductor`s 747th peal.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 9 February, 1992 in 2h56 (18-0-17 in E)
5040 Stedman Triples
Comp: J Pladdys
  1 John R Smith
  2 James Hedgcock
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 John Pladdys (C)
  5 Frank E Coales
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Ian N Willgress
  8 Anthony D Sansom

Ancient Society of College Youths
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 9 December, 1990 in 2h57 (18-0-17 in E)
5040 Stedman Triples
Comp: J Pladdys
  1 Robert Dennis
  2 John R Smith
  3 John Pladdys (C)
  4 Christopher N Stephenson
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Murray A Coleman
  8 Christopher J Pickford
First Stedman - 6. First Stedman Triples - 4.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 21 October, 1990 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp: A Craven
  1 Helen Colman
  2 Alison R Willgress
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Andrew C Ray
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Ian N Willgress (C)
  8 Murray A Coleman
For St. Luke`s tide. Rung as a 21st birthday compliment to the ringer of 2.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 28 January, 1990 in 2h54 (18-0-17 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Comp: A J Pitman
  1 Bob Whitworth
  2 Alan J Marks
  3 Anthony D Sansom
  4 Brenda M Dixon
  5 Murray A Coleman (C)
  6 John E Skerritt
  7 Robert E J Dennis
  8 Terry G Smith
Rung half muffled as a tribute to the life of A Leslie Priestly.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 24 December, 1989 in 2h54 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Pudsey Surprise Major
Comp: A J Cox
  1 V Richard Meads
  2 John L Snawdon
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Simon J Dixon
  5 Bob Whitworth
  6 Terry G Smith
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Robert E J Dennis (C)
For Christmas Eve Evensong. 1st of Pudsey - 5. Circled tower - 6. Compliment to Rev A Smith on his Australian sabbatical.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 22 July, 1989 in 3h1 (18-0-17 in E)
5088 Cambridge Surprise Major
Comp: C J Sedgley (No 3)
  1 Brenda M Dixon
  2 Alan J Marks
  3 Terry G Smith
  4 Matthew C Whitworth
  5 Roger L Coley
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Murray A Coleman (C)
1st Cambridge - 4, 6. Silver wedding compliment to Bob and Ann Whitworth. 25th on the 8 bells. 25th peal - 5.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Sunday 26 March, 1989 in 3h2 (18-0-17 in E)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Comp: G B Thompson
  1 Alison R Willgress
  2 Terry G Smith
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Matthew C Whitworth
  5 Simon J Dixon
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Ian N Willgress
1st inside - 4. 1st Surprise as Conductor. For the Easter Carol Service and sponsored in aid of the church roof fund.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 23 July, 1988 in 2h58 (18-0-17 in E)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp: M A Coleman
  1 Matthew C Whitworth
  2 Alison R Willgress
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Simon J Dixon (C)
  5 Terry G Smith
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Ian N Willgress
1st peal - 1. By a Rushden band as a Silver wedding compliment to John and Brenda Dixon.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Monday 28 December, 1987 in 2h53 (18-0-17 in E)
5120 Twywell Surprise Major
Comp: I N Holland
  1 Murray A Coleman
  2 David P Westerman
  3 Andrew D Sibson
  4 David Garton
  5 Ian N Willgress
  6 Derek E Sibson (C)
  7 Stephen J Westerman
  8 Peter Fleckney
1st peal in the method (Previously rung in Spliced).

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 27 December, 1986 in 2h56 (18-0-17 in E)
5088 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Comp: W Barton
  1 Anthony D Sansom
  2 Alison R Willgress
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Freda P Willgress
  5 Alan J Marks
  6 Simon J Dixon (C)
  7 Ian N Willgress
  8 Terry G Smith
1st Lincolnshire - 2. 1st Surprise as conductor. 150th peal - 1. By a Sunday Service band.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 5 April, 1986 in 2h55 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(768 Rutland, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, Pudsey; 576 Cambridge, Superlative; 448 Bristol, 384 London. 141 changes of method.)
Comp: M Sherwood
  1 Stephen J Westerman
  2 Simon J Dixon
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Gillian H Page
  5 David P Westerman
  6 Alan J Marks
  7 Robin Wilson
  8 Murray A Coleman (C)
1st 8 spliced and most methods - 3, 4. 100th for the Guild - 5.
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Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 9 November, 1985 in 2h45 (18-0-17 in E)
5040 Stedman Triples
Comp: J Pladdys
  1 James Hedgcock
  2 Jayne M Spencer
  3 Anne C Orme
  4 John Pladdys (C)
  5 Robin Wilson
  6 Michael D Fiander
  7 C Michael Orme
  8 J Michael Roberts

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 8 December, 1984 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp: N J Pitstow
  1 Ian N Willgress
  2 Freda P Willgress
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Paul F Muncey
  5 Glyn J Muncey
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Anthony D Sansom
  8 Terry G Smith (C)
1st peal of Yorkshire - 4, 5, 6. 1st Yorkshire as conductor. For the 18th birthday of 4 and the Guild Diamond Jubilee. The first peal of Surprise Major rung by a Rushden Sunday Service band.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 7 May, 1983 in 2h57 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp: M A Coleman
  1 Alan J Marks
  2 Freda P Willgress
  3 Simon J Dixon
  4 Ian N Willgress
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Leonard Hallifax
  7 Terry G Smith
  8 Murray A Coleman (C)
1st peal - 3. 1st in method - 4. 75th peal - 1. 18th birthday compliment to ringer of the 3rd.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Friday 4 February, 1983 in 2h57 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Comp: F Bennett
  1 Alison R Willgress
  2 Freda P Willgress
  3 Paul F Muncey
  4 Glyn J Muncey
  5 Bob Whitworth
  6 Anthony D Sansom
  7 Ian N Willgress
  8 Terry G Smith (C)
First peal at first attempt - 1,3. First Plain Bob - 7. 50th for the Guild - 8. By a Sunday Service band as a farewell to Canon M Wilson

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 25 September, 1982 in 2h55 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Superlative Surprise Major
Comp: A J Cox
  1 Ann M St John Smith
  2 Susan M Jones
  3 Murray A Coleman (C)
  4 Terry G Smith
  5 Anthony D Sansom
  6 Peter Fleckney
  7 Burley P Morris
  8 David Kingman
For Patronal Festival

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 27 March, 1982 in 2h54 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Comp: C H Middleton
  1 Kilby R Holtom
  2 Anthony D Sansom
  3 David Garton
  4 Glyn J Muncey
  5 John Weaver
  6 Murray A Coleman
  7 Peter Fleckney
  8 Terry G Smith (C)
1st Surprise - 4. 1st Cambridge - 5. 1st Surprise as conductor.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Monday 16 April, 1979 in 2h55 (18-0-17 in E)
5025 Dursley Surprise Major
Comp: S Jenner
  1 Stephanie J Kenton
  2 Dorothea M Robotham
  3 W Eric Critchley
  4 Jonathan R B Speed
  5 Christopher C J Groome
  6 Derek E Sibson (C)
  7 Richard F B Speed
  8 John R Mayne
1st in method by all.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 30 December, 1978 in 2h52 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Comp: J Pritchard
  1 James M Bence
  2 Colin A Parker
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Anthony D Sansom
  5 Glyn J Muncey
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Christopher J Hill
  8 Terry G Smith (C)
1st peal (age 14) - 1. 1st major - 5. First major as conductor. By a Sunday Service Band in the 25th year after rehanging.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 3 December, 1977 in 3h5 (18-0-17 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Comp: Rev C D P Davies
  1 Terry G Smith
  2 Murray A Coleman (C)
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Colin A Parker
  5 Glyn J Muncey
  6 Bob Whitworth
  7 Christopher J Hill
  8 Brian Hodgkin
1st peal - 5, 7. For the Queen`s Silver Jubilee Year.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 16 July, 1977 in 2h59 (18-0-17 in E)
5040 Stedman Triples
Comp: F H Dexter
  1 Ruth H Parker
  2 Susan H Pearson
  3 Winifred M Warwick
  4 Denis G Pearson
  5 B Stedman Payne
  6 Burley P Morris
  7 Robert B Smith (C)
  8 David A Warwick

Universities Association
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 22 January, 1977 in 3h5 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
(768 Rutland, 704 London, 640 Yorkshire, Superlative; 576 Lincolnshire, Bristol, Pudsey, Cambridge. 121 changes of method, ATW.)
Comp: P G K Davies
  1 Susan E Gray (Oxford)
  2 Graham R D Lay (Cambridge)
  3 Julian L Morgan (Oxford)
  4 Bernard H Taylor (Cambridge) (C)
  5 Robert J Crocker (Oxford)
  6 Brian G Meads (Cambridge)
  7 David A Warwick (Oxford)
  8 Thomas Hooley (Cambridge)
Rung on the annual joint outing of CUGCR & OUS.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 31 March, 1973 in 3h2 (18-0-17 in E)
5090 Spliced Surprise Major (3m)
(1826 Yorkshire, 1696 Cambridge, 1568 Superlative. 119 changes of method, ATW.)
Comp: M A Coleman
  1 Peter J Blight
  2 Alan J Marks
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Murray A Coleman (C)
  5 Leonard Hallifax
  6 Christopher J Groome
  7 Eric Billings
  8 David J Attley
1st surprise - 3. 1st spliced - 5. 50th together - 2, 4.

Ely Diocesan Association
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 23 September, 1972 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Baldock Delight Major
Comp: A M Barber
  1 Robin Palmer
  2 Donald F Murfet
  3 Georgina C M Barber
  4 R Ian West
  5 Alan M Barber (C)
  6 Brian J Willett
  7 Jack S Dear
  8 George E Thoday
1st peal in the method. Birthday compliment to Mr J S Dear.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Monday 9 August, 1971 in 3h14 (18-0-17 in E)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
(London, Bristol, Cambridge, Superlative. 106 changes of method, ATW)
Comp: A J Pitman
  1 Malcolm S Turner
  2 Ian North
  3 Patricia North
  4 Richard Tibbetts
  5 M Alec Beaumont
  6 J Henry Fielden (C)
  7 Ronald Warford
  8 Richard E Price
Rung by Yorkshire Peal Tour ringers.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 25 October, 1969 in 3h4 (18-0-17 in E)
5184 Rushden Surprise Major
Comp: M A Coleman
  1 Alan J Marks
  2 J Malcolm Tyler
  3 Barry R Care
  4 Edward C Buckby
  5 John G Mitchell
  6 Raymond H Daw
  7 Richard J Cowley
  8 Murray A Coleman (C)
First peal in the method.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 11 May, 1968 in 2h56 (18-0-17 in E)
5022 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Comp: S Humphrey
  1 Bob Whitworth
  2 Graham C Paul
  3 Barry E Saunders
  4 Alan A Paul
  5 Stanley M Ruddlesden
  6 Roger L Coley
  7 A Patrick Cannon
  8 Barrie Hendry (C)
1st treble bob - 1. 1st in method - 6.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 25 July, 1964 in 3h3 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Comp: M A Coleman
  1 Mary R Bloxam
  2 Ann E Chettle
  3 Brenda M Dixon
  4 Roger L Coley
  5 Harry J Richardson
  6 A Leslie Priestley
  7 Murray A Coleman (C)
  8 Arthur Gibbs
1st peal - 4. 1st major - 3. Rung as a compliment to Ann Newbury and Bob Whitworth on their wedding this day.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 25 October, 1958 in 3h6 (18-0-17 in E)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Comp: Taylor's six part
  1 Patrick I Chapman
  2 Diana Lawless
  3 Shelagh R Collins
  4 Murray A Coleman
  5 William J Whitmore
  6 Geofrey E Watson (C)
  7 Arthur Gibbs
  8 Harry J Richardson
1st peal of triples - 2, 4. Rung half muffled as a tribute of respect to David Priestley.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Saturday 19 December, 1953 in 3h0 (18-0-17 in E)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Comp: C H Middleton
  1 Albert J Wilson
  2 Arthur Gibbs
  3 William J Whitmore
  4 Harry J Richardson
  5 John E Skerritt
  6 Leslie Groome
  7 Ernest E Whitmore (C)
  8 Patrick I Chapman
1st in method - 1,6. 1st in method as conductor. 1st on bells since augmentation. Rung as a compliment to the Rev E A Green upon his appointment as Canon.


RUSHDEN, Northamptonshire, St Mary
Monday 2 February, 1885 in 3h2 (20)
5040 Plain Bob Doubles
  1 H Clayton
  2 J Baker
  3 W Hall
  4 A Martin
  5 C Baker
  6 J Barley
First peal by all except W Hall. First peal ever known to have been rung at Rushden. Rung on the 10th Anniversary of the (re) opening of the Church after restoration.
(Conductor and Association missing from records)