2017 Quarter Peals

11 Jul 17 – the following quarter peals were rung in EB towers for BSBABC – Bellringers Strike Back Against Blood Cancer – tour organised by Sylvia M Taylor.

Coningsby – St Michael & All Angels

1272 Oxford Treble Bob Minor in 45 min (10-1-3 in G)

  1. Helen Brotherton
  2. Alan D H Bird
  3. Philip R Wild
  4. Sylvia M Taylor
  5. Anthony D Walker
  6. Bill Brotherton(C)

Raithby By Spilsby – Holy Trinity

1260 Doubles (2 methods: 3.5 extents of Grandsire & 7 of Plain Bob) in 47 min (9 in Ab)

  1. Alan D H Bird
  2. Sylvia M Taylor
  3. Philip R Wild
  4. Greg Harrison (C)
  5. Bryan Ward
  6. Anthony D Walker

Sibsey – St Margaret

1344 Hunslet Bob Triples in 48 min (14-1-24 in Eb).

  1. Alan D H Bird (C)
  2. Helen Brotherton
  3. Sylvia M Taylor
  4. Ian D B G Ansell
  5. Bill Brotherton
  6. Philip R Wild
  7. Greg Harrison
  8. Anthony D Walker
In support of BSBABC. No. 5 of Sylvia's quarter peal week. Rung as a birthday compliment to Derick Smith Tower Captain of Sibsey whose birthday was yesterday (Monday), aged 90.

Fri 7 Jul 17

Wigtoft – SS Peter and Paul

1320 Caithness Surprise Minor in 44 min (7-2-17 in A#).

  1. John Bennett
  2. Ian D G B Ansell
  3. Joanne French
  4. Ian Dawson
  5. Mark Mumby
  6. Anthony D Walker (C)
A pre-birthday compliment to Derick Smith Tower Captain of Sibsey for many years celebrating his 90th birthday this coming Monday, best wishes to him.
First in method – 3.

Sun 25 Jun 17

Alford – St Wilfrid

1260 Plain Bob Doubles and Grandsires Doubles. 660 of Grandsire Doubles and 600 of Plain Bob Doubles in 41 mins (12-1-24 in F#).

  1. Sally J Sivil
  2. Caitlin A Meyer
  3. Gemma L Evans
  4. Richard D Willoughby
  5. Bill Brotherton (C)
  6. Edward Vear
Rung in celebration of the birth of Theo Shaw, son of Tom and Donna friends of the 3rd ringer and the 72nd birthday of John, husband of the treble ringer.
First quarter peal – treble.

Fri 16 Jun 17

Frampton – St Mary

1320 Bourne Surprise Minor in 48 mins (12-2-26 in F#)

  1. John Bennett
  2. Mark Mumby
  3. Joanne French
  4. Ian Dawson
  5. Ian D G B Ansell
  6. Anthony D Walker (C)
First touch and quarter in method – 3.
Remembering those who died in the Grenfell Tower, Kensington fire and all those who are affected by this appalling tragedy. Also remembering Jo Cox who was murdered whilst going about her constituency business. Jo was Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen on the first anniversary of her death. May they all rest in peace.
The best wishes for a speedy recovery to Brian Bunting (of Pinchbeck) also ringer at this church.

Sat 20 May 17

Fishtoft – St Guthlacs

1260 Plain Bob Minor in 45 mins (12-2-9 in F#)

  1. James A Barker
  2. David Bennett
  3. Thomas J Freeston
  4. Tony W Barker
  5. Michael Smith (C)
  6. William Daubney
To celebrate the restoration of these bells to ringing order, work in the tower carried out by the members of this band. Rung during Fishtoft Church Summer Fair.

Fri 28 Apr 17

Sutterton – St Mary the Blessed Virgin

1280 Cambridge Surprise Major in 47 mins (12-1-19 F) composed by Matthew J L Durham.

  1. Alan Bird
  2. Sylvia Taylor
  3. Michael Stracey
  4. Betty Stracey
  5. Anthony D Walker
  6. Greg Harrison
  7. Phil Mason
  8. David Fox (C)
For Sutterton Flower Festival.

Tue 25 Apr 17

Friskney – All Saints

1260 Plain Bob Minor (9-0-0 in A)

  1. James A Barker
  2. Clare E Barker
  3. Isabel Barker
  4. Helen Brotherton
  5. Bill Brotherton
  6. Tony W Barker (C)
In Thanksgiving for the lives of Valerie Jane Pickering and John Pickering, lifelong supporters of this church, both recently departed. Mother and Father of 3. Nanny and Grandad of 1 & 2. Mother and Father-in-law of 6.

Sat 22 Apr 17

Gunby – St Peter’s

5040 Doubles (12 methods) in 2 hrs 37 min (6-2-21 in D). All Saints, Reverse Canterbury, St Nicholas, Winchendon Place, St Remigius, Huntley, Eynesbury, St Osmund, St Martin, St Simon, Plain, Grandsire.

  1. Stephen L Clarke
  2. Janet M Clarke
  3. Ian Butters
  4. Philip R Wild
  5. Christopher P Turner (c)
Rugby wedding anniversary compliment to Janet and Stephen.

Thu 20 Apr 17

Sibsey – St Margaret’s

1272 Single Court Place Minimus in 48 mins (14-1-24). Rung on bells 1,2,3,4 with 6&8 covering, bells 5&7 omitted.

  1. Anne Hardwick
  2. Janet M Risdale
  3. Janet Crafer
  4. Yvonne A Woodcock
  5. -
  6. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  7. -
  8. Bob Hardwick
Specially arranged and rung prior to the funeral of Alistair James Binks, friend of the treble ringer.

Mon 17 Apr 17

Langton-by-Partney – St Peter & St Paul

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 39 mins (8-3-23)

  1. Anne Hardwick
  2. Janet Crafer
  3. Yvonne A Woodcock
  4. Janet M Risdale
  5. Bob Hardwick
  6. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
Rung by Coningsby Ringers and Friends to celebrate the 85th birthday of local Coningsby Ringer Joan Simpson. Many happy returns Joan. Joan joined us for lunch and sat and listened to this quarter in the Church.

Mon 17 Apr 17

Old Bolingbroke – St Peter & St Paul

1330 April Day, Plain Bob and Original Doubles in 45 mins (12-2-23)

480 April Day – 4 extents, 840 Plain Bob – 7 extents and 10 changes of Original.

  1. Janet Crafer
  2. Bob Hardwick
  3. Janet M Risdale
  4. Yvonne A Woodcock
  5. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  6. Paul Sharp
Specially arranged and rung to mark the 650th anniversary of King Henry IV born at Bolingbroke Castle on 15 Apr 1367.
The first of 2 quarter peals rung here today, resulting in 2,650 changes being rung on the bells at Old Bolingbroke.

1320 April Day and Plain Bob Doubles

Being 480 April Day – 4 extents, 840 Plain Bob – 7 extents.

  1. Anne Hardwick
  2. Robert H Harvey
  3. Yvonne A Woodcock
  4. Paul Sharp
  5. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  6. Bob Hardwick
These performances are linked to the event Lincoln Diocesan Guild – 650th Anniversary of the birth of King Henry IV.

Sat 7 Apr 17

Butterwick – St Andrew

1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor in 45 min (9-3-12 in G)

  1. Ian D G B Ansell
  2. Mark Mumby
  3. Jo French
  4. Ian Dawson
  5. Greg Harrison
  6. Anthony D Walker (C)
First surprise major inside – 3. Well done Jo.

Sat 1 Apr 17

Candlesby – St Benedict

1320 April Day Doubles in 39 min (6-0-24 in B)

  1. John Turner
  2. Sylvia M Taylor
  3. Alan D H Bird (C)
  4. Helen Brotherton
  5. Bill Brotherton
First in the variation for 1, 3, 4 & 5.

Sat 1 Apr 17

Croft – All Saints

1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor in 44 min (10-0-16 in F)

  1. John Turner
  2. Helen M Brotherton
  3. Sylvia M Taylor
  4. Bill Brotherton
  5. Alan D H Bird
  6. Greg Harrison (C)

Tue 21 Mar 17

Willoughby – St Helen

1400 Doubles and Minor

1080 Plain Bob Minor; 320 Plain Bob Doubles in 48 min (8-1-2 in A).

  1. James A Barker
  2. Clare E Barker
  3. Gemma L Evans
  4. Helen M Brotherton
  5. Isabel Barker
  6. Bill Brotherton (C)
Rung especially for the 400th Anniversary of burial of Pocahontas, friend of Captain John Smith who was born in the village in the 1500's.
First mixed doubles and minor for majority of the band.
First doubles inside – 2.

Thur 2 Mar 17

Coningsby – St Michaels & All Angels

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 43 min (10-1-3)

  1. Anne Hardwick
  2. Bob Hardwick
  3. Janet Crafer
  4. Tess Rowland
  5. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  6. Yvonne A Woodcock
Specially arranged and rung in memory of Jim Sutherland, Tower Captain at All Saints Wragby Lincs for 30 years and Honorary Life Member of the Guild, on the evening of his funeral. A stalwart of the Guild and a good friend to many ringers, he will be greatly missed. Rest in peace dear friend.
Jim was good friends with the late Alan Brader who was Tower Captain here.
The band wish to associate local ringers Joan Simpson & Russell Green with this quarter peal.

Thur 2 Mar 17

Horncastle – St Marys

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 46 min (16-0-12)

  1. Janet Crafer
  2. Bob Hardwick
  3. Yvonne A Woodcock
  4. Tess Rowland
  5. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  6. Luke Busby-Smith
Specially arranged and rung in memory of Jim Sutherland, Tower Captain at All Saints Wragby Lincs for 30 years and Honorary Life Member of the Guild, on the evening of his funeral. A stalwart of the Guild and a good friend to many ringers, he will be greatly missed. Rest in peace dear friend.
Jim learnt a lot of his early method ringing here at Horncastle under the guidance of Tower Captain Horace Bennett.
The band wish to associate local ringer Don Hare with this quarter peal.
Heaviest bell rung to a quarter: 6.

Fri 10 Feb 17

Wigtoft – SS Peter & Paul

1260 Armitage-is-the-Name Bob Minor in 42 min (7-3-21 in A#)

  1. Ian D G B Ansell
  2. Mark Mumby
  3. Ian Dawson
  4. David Collin
  5. Greg Harrison
  6. Anthony D Walker (C)
Rung in memoriam for the life and work of Geoffrey Armitage of Husbands Bosworth who died 20th December, 2016 aged 73.

Wed – 1 Feb 17

Willoughby – St Helen

1260 Doubles (4 Methods) Grandsire, St Simons, St Martins, Plain Bob in 43 minutes - (8–1–2 in A)

  1. Clare E Barker
  2. Helen M Brotherton
  3. Gemma L Evans
  4. Bill Brotherton
  5. Greg Harrison (C)
  6. James A Barker
The ringers would like to wish Tony Barker (Hop-Along), a speedy recovery.

Fri – 13 Jan 17

Swineshead – St Marys

1260 Julie McDonnell New Bob Triples in 49 mins (16-2-10 in F)

  1. Mandy Dawson
  2. John Bennett
  3. Mark Mumby
  4. Ian Dawson
  5. Ian D G B Ansell
  6. David Collin
  7. Anthony D Walker (C)
  8. Greg Harrison
First in method 1 & 4
Remembering Graham Taylor, former football manager of Lincoln, Watford, Aston Villa, Wolves and England who died suddenly yesterday aged 72.

Mon 2 Jan 17

Coningsby – St Michaels

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 45 mins (10-1-3)

  1. Luke Busby-Smith
  2. Janet Crafer
  3. Tess Rowland
  4. Yvonne A Woodcock
  5. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  6. Bob Hardwick
Coningsby & Friends New Year Quarter Peal Day Out in the EB.
First quarter on the treble (away from cover) at first attempt for 1 (only his second quarter peal ever). (No 1 of 5).

Mon 2 Jan 17

Old Bolingbroke – SS Peter & Paul

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 43 mins (12-2-23)

  1. Anne Hardwick
  2. Janet Crafer
  3. Janet M Risdale
  4. Yvonne A Woodcock
  5. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  6. Bob Hardwick
Coningsby & Friends New Year Quarter Peal Day Out in the EB.
First quarter standing on top of a cupboard; 5. (No 2 of 5).

Mon 2 Jan 17

Spilsby – St James

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 43 mins (11-2-17)

  1. Luke Busby-Smith
  2. Bob Hardwick
  3. Janet M Risdale
  4. Tess Rowland
  5. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  6. Yvonne A Woodcock
Coningsby & Friends New Year Quarter Peal Day Out in the EB.
Marking the 230th anniversary of the first peal to be rung on the bells (New Years Eve 1786). (No 3 of 5).

Mon 2 Jan 17

Langton-by-Partney – SS Peter & Paul

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 43 mins (8-3-23)

  1. Anne Hardwick
  2. Bob Hardwick
  3. Janet Crafer
  4. Janet M Risdale
  5. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  6. Luke Busby-Smith
Coningsby & Friends New Year Quarter Peal Day Out in the EB.
Remembering John Ketteringham who was very proud to see these bells rehung and made ringable again in 2008.
Most quarters (3) rung on a single day for 6 (well done Luke). Most quarters (2) rung on a single day for 1 (well done Anne). (No 4 of 5).

Mon 2 Jan 17

Horncastle – St Mary the Virgin

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 44 mins (16-0-12); 9 x 120 & 180

  1. Janet Crafer
  2. Bob Hardwick
  3. Tess Rowland
  4. Yvonne A Woodcock
  5. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  6. Don F Hare
Coningsby & Friends New Year Quarter Peal Day Out in the EB.
Rung as a birthday compliment to India Hare, who is 12 today, granddaughter of Don.
Most quarters (5) rung on a single day for 2 (well done Bob). Most quarters (3) rung on a single day for 3 (well done Tess). (No 5 of 5).

Sun 1 Jan 17

Harrington – St Marys

1260 Plain Bob Singles in 35 mins (2-3-17)

  1. Ian B Evans
  2. Gemma L Evans (C)
  3. Thomas J Evans
90th Quarter 2.