Peterborough Diocesan Guild
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Wednesday 25 May, 2022 in 2h38 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(1 extent each Carlisle, Cunecastre, London, Annable's London, Rossendale, Westminster, Norwich)
  1 Timothy F W Samson
  2 Paul M Mason
  3 Helena M Thorpe
  4 Nicholas R Wilson
  5 James F Thorpe
  6 Richard I Allton (C)
Ringing World page ref: 5800.0603

Ancient Society of College Youths
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Tuesday 13 February, 2018 in 2h43 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
(One extent each Sandiacre, Carlisle, London, Bamborough, Norwich, York, Cambridge.)
  1 Ann White
  2 Stephanie J Warboys
  3 Murray A Coleman
  4 Susan E Marshall
  5 Simon J L Linford
  6 John S Warboys (C)
40th anniversary of first peal, rung on this bell: 2.
Ringing World page ref: 5575.0202

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Monday 4 December, 2017 in 2h42 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Ipswich Surprise Minor
Comp: Richard I Allton (No 2408)
  1 Peter M Fleckney
  2 Celia J K Wood
  3 Paul M Mason
  4 Simon J Dixon
  5 Michael J Dew
  6 Richard I Allton (C)
Circled tower: 3.
In memoriam Private 7096 Alfred Fleckney of Cranford, 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment who died in the service of his country at Ypres on 22nd October 1914.
Their name liveth for evermore.
Ringing World page ref: 5565.1274

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Tuesday 20 June, 2017 in 2h44 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor
(7m: 1 extent each London, Cranford, Surfleet, Berwick, Bourne, Cambridge, Norwich)
  1 Charlotte M Smith
  2 Richard I Allton (C)
  3 Simon J Dixon
  4 Anthony H Smith
  5 Paul M Mason
  6 Alan Regin
Rung in memory of Private Ben Saddington, a ringer at this tower. 10th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. He was wounded during the action at Messines Ridge, Belgium, and died on 14th June 1917. He is buried at Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France. On 13th February 1909, at the age of 14, he took part in a peal of Plain Bob Minor at Cranford which, at the time, was the youngest band to have rung a peal, average age 16⅔ years. Their name liveth for evermore.
Ringing World page ref: 5541.0676

Oxford Diocesan Guild
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Sunday 18 July, 1993 in 4h5 (9-1-2 in G)
7920 Surprise Minor (41m)
(1x5760 and 3 extents: 1 384 Bacup; 240 each Hull, Allendale ,Stamford, Westminster, Wooler; 216 each Wearmouth, Rossendale, Bamborough; 168 Lightfoot; 120 each Alnwick, Annable's London, Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Durham, Hexham, Ipswich, Kelso, Lincoln, London, Morpeth, Munden, Netherseale, Newcastle, Norfolk, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Surfleet, Wells, Whitley, York; 2 Warkworth; 3 Primrose; 4 Norwich; 77 com, atw. No 65s at backstroke.)
Comp: Richard A Pearce
  1 Richard J Tibbetts
  2 Martin J Whiteley
  3 Frank W Rivett
  4 Timothy G Pett
  5 Peter G C Ellis (C)
  6 Colin M Turner
This arrangement is the shortest length so far rung of all the standard 41 Surprise Minor methods including all-the-work.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Saturday 28 July, 1984 in 2h45 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Minor (3m)
(3m: four extents Plain Bob, two extents Double Oxford Bob, one extent St Clement's Bob)
  1 E Jane Sibson
  2 Nicola R Sibson
  3 Andrew D Sibson
  4 Peter M Fleckney
  5 Derek E Sibson (C)
  6 Christopher J Groome
2. First Peal.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Thursday 5 June, 1952 in 2h35 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Minor (7m)
(One extent each of St.Clement's, Double Oxford, Oxford Bob, Cambridge Surprise, Kent TB, Oxford TB, and Plain Bob)
  1 Patrick I Chapman
  2 Geoffrey E Watson
  3 Ronald C Noon
  4 Harry Wooding
  5 Eric Nobles
  6 C Edward Jeffries (C)
Rung in honour of HM the Queen`s Official Birthday, and for the Feast of St.Boniface.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Thursday 11 December, 1947 in 2h42 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Minor (7m)
(7m: 1 extent each Double Court B, Double Oxford B, St Clement’s CB, Single Oxford B, Oxford TB, Kent TB, Plain B)
  1 Leonard G Toseland
  2 Enid Walklake
  3 John Shatford
  4 Bernard J Saddington
  5 Burley P Morris
  6 Geoffrey E Watson (C)
First peal in 7 methods: 2, 3 & 6.

Peterborough Diocesan Guild
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Saturday 24 December, 1927 in h0 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Minor
(Being 720 each of Cambridge , Double Court , Double Oxford , Oxford Treble Bob Kent Treble Bob , Single Oxford and Plain Bob)
  1 Frederick J Tite
  2 John King
  3 Harry Baxter
  4 Frank Lewin
  5 John R Main
  6 Robert G Black (C)
100th peal 5 .

Central Northamptonshire Association
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Tuesday 9 June, 1908 in 2h55 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Minor (7m)
(7m: 1 extent each Double Court B, Double Oxford B, Woodbine D, Oxford TB, Kent TB, Single Oxford B, Plain B)
  1 Frank Lewin
  2 Isaac J Judd
  3 Joseph Saddington
  4 Bernard J Saddington
  5 John Lewin
  6 Arthur Smeathers (C)
First peal in 7 methods: 2 & 5.
First peal inside in 7 methods: 3 & 4.

Central Northamptonshire Association
CRANFORD ST JOHN, Northamptonshire, St John the Baptist
Saturday 16 November, 1907 in 2h55 (9-1-2 in G)
5040 Plain Bob Minor
  1 Frank Lewin
  2 John Lewin
  3 Arthur Smeathers
  4 Isaac J Judd
  5 Joseph Saddington
  6 Walter Perkins (C)
First peal: 1, 2 & 4.
First peal away from the treble: 5.