2020 Quarter Peals

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

Virtual Butterwick, Lincolnshire

40 Plain Bob Doubles

  1. Christine Payne
  2. Tess Rowland
  3. Thomas J Freeston
  4. Joanne French
  5. Sam W Napper (C)
  6. Colin Simpson
Rung in loving memory of Bill Brotherton, beloved member of the Eastern Branch of the Lincoln Diocesan Guild.
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Friday, 20 March 2020

Hemingby, St Margaret

1320 Union Bob Singles in 45m (6 in B)

55 extents of 24
  1. Ian D G B Ansell
  2. Luke Tobin
  3. Anthony D Walker (C)
Rung to celebrate the 335th Birthday of the Master of music, Johann Sebastian Bach, on the 21st March 2020.

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Freiston, St James

1260 Plain Bob Minor in 46m (14-1-4 in E)

  1. Ian D G B Ansell
  2. Sam W Napper
  3. Caroline E Beach
  4. Simon Pearson
  5. Greg Harrison
  6. Joanne French (C)
1st minor as conductor
300th quarter- 6
100th quarter- 2
Circled tower to quarters - 1 and 6
70th together - 1 and 3

Thursday, 5 March 2020

Frampton, St Mary

1260 Single Oxford Bob Minor in 43m (12-2-26 in F#)

  1. Alan D H Bird
  2. Joanne French
  3. Sylvia M Taylor
  4. Claire Holbrook
  5. Greg Harrison
  6. Ian D G Ansell (C)

Sutterton, St Mary the Blessed Virgin

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 44m (12-1-19 in F)

Rung Silent and Unconducted
  1. Joanne French
  2. Ian D G Ansell
  3. Claire Holbrook
  4. Alan D H Bird
  5. Greg Harrison
  6. Sylvia M Taylor
First silent and un-conducted for 1,2,3 & 5 1st quarter as cover for 6

Wigtoft, St Peter and St Paul

1260 Cambridge Surprise Minor in 42m (7-2-17 in A#)

  1. Alan D H Bird
  2. Sylvia M Taylor
  3. Claire Holbrook
  4. Joanne French
  5. Ian D G Ansell
  6. Greg Harrison (C)
1st ringing that has been possible on the bells for 2 days short of a year.

Saturday, 29 February 2020

Butterwick, St Andrew

1260 Grandsire Doubles in 41m (9-3-12 in G)

  1. Sam W Napper
  2. Colin Simpson
  3. Joanne French
  4. Caroline E Beach
  5. Michael J Smith (C)
  6. Simon Pearson
First in method - 2
Rung by a local band who all play a significant role in teaching, helping and encouraging new and learning ringers in the local area.
A very enjoyable quarter rung on a cold, windy night! Probably the first quarter on Feb 29th for most.

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Horncastle, St Mary the Virgin

5040 Minor (7m) in 3h 1 (16-0-12)

(being one extent each: 1. York S; 2. Stanstead B; 3. Bourne S; 4. Double Oxford B; 5. Norwich S; 6. St Clement’s College B; 7. Oxford TB; each called differently.)
  1. Lynda M Lazzerini
  2. Philip R Wild
  3. Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
  4. Peter A Limage
  5. Colin Aked
  6. Christopher P Turner
Rung as a birthday compliment to the ringer of the fourth for yesterday (25th Feb).
100th peal: 4
50th peal for the Guild: 4
Circled the tower to peals: 4
First peal on the bells for over 20 years.
Rung on Ash Wednesday to mark the start of Lent and also rung to mark the 70th anniversary of the first peal on the bells (26th Dec 1949).
Rung also remembering Gordon ‘Baz’ Lound, friend of the ringer of the fourth, whose funeral took place today at Alford Crem.
With special thanks to Lynda for standing in at very short notice.

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Alford, St Wilfrid

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 43m (12-1-24 in F#)

  1. Sally J Sivil
  2. Valerie S Wild
  3. Helen M Brotherton
  4. Richard D Willoughby
  5. Caitlin A Meyer (C)
  6. Philip W Ford
Rung to celebrate the marriage of Benjamin Meyer and Jemma Mills who were married at St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside on 8th February 2020. Ben was a local ringer at Alford for many years.

Candlesby, St Benedict

1260 Doubles (6m) (6-0-24 in B)

New Bob, Huntspill Bob, St Simons, St Martin, Eynesbury, Plain Bob
  1. Robert J Ingamells
  2. Caroline E Beach
  3. Joanne French
  4. Sam W Napper
  5. Ian D G B Ansell (C)
Congratulating Billie Eilish on winning Best International Female at last night's Brit awards. First blows of Huntspill - all First blows in New Bob - 5

Freiston, St James

1280 Doubles (11m) (14-1-4 in E)

St Hilary, St Vedast, St Osmund, Eynesbury, St Simon, St Martin, Winchendon Place, Reverse Canterbury, Plain Bob, Grandsire, St Nicholas
  1. Robert J Ingamells
  2. Caroline E Beach
  3. Joanne French
  4. Sam W Napper
  5. Ian D G B Ansell (C)
  6. Louis Watson
PROPER ringing! This is doubles country... Excellent achievement by a proper local band. Most methods to a quarter - 2. Most quarters in a day - 1. Most methods to a LDG quarter in 2020. Welcoming Olivia, new landlady of the Bull and Dog.

Gunby, St Peter

1320 Doubles (3m)(6-2-21 in D)

Westminster II Bob, Blackburn Place, Dragon Place
  1. Robert J Ingamells
  2. Caroline E Beach
  3. Joanne French
  4. Sam W Napper
  5. Ian D G B Ansell (C)
Rung after breaking and entering with the permission and supervision of the churchwarden! Congratulating Billie Eilish on winning Best International Female at last night's Brit awards. First blows in Blackburn and Dragon - 2, 3, 4

Sunday, 16 February 2020

Alford, St Wilfrid

1260 Doubles (2m) in 39m (12-1-24 in F#)

780 Grandsire Doubles, 480 Plain Bob Doubles.
  1. Jan J Clark
  2. Helen M Brotherton<
  3. Tracey K Goldsmith<
  4. Richard D Willoughby
  5. Caitlin A Meyer (C)
  6. Edward Vear
Rung to celebrate the marriage of Benjamin Meyer and Jemma Mills who were married at St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside on 8th February 2020. Ben was a local ringer at Alford for many years and helped teach Jan and Tracey to ring.

Saturday, 15 February 2020

Freiston, St James

1260 Single Oxford Bob Minor in 49m (14-1-4 in E)

  1. Caroline E Beach
  2. Sylvia M Taylor
  3. Alan D H Bird
  4. Joanne French
  5. Simon Pearson
  6. Ian D G B Ansell (C)
1st full quarter of Single Oxford -5 To mark the installation of the new emergency lighting in the ringing room. Funds kindly donated by the ringer of the 5th The band would like to associate the quarter with Robert Ingamells and thank the treble ringer for stepping in at the last minute

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Freiston, St James

1260 Plain Bob Doubles in 46m (14-1-4 in E)

from 5: MMM (60), IOM BBB MIO repeated twice (1080), MIO (120).
  1. Sam W Napper
  2. Colin Simpson
  3. Caroline E Beach
  4. Ian D G B Ansell
  5. Joanne French (C)
  6. Robert J Ingamells
First quarter peal as conductor - 5. Very well done Jo! A great quarter all round.
Specially organised to congratulate Christopher Teasdale of Morpeth, good friend of the treble ringer, on starting his role as assistant editor of The Ringing World. Chris is a published author on the subject of his home tower of Morpeth Clock Tower. We wish him much success and enjoyment in his role pushing forward The Ringing World!

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Butterwick, St Andrew

1289 Grandsire Doubles in 43m (9-3-12 in G)

  1. Caroline E Beach
  2. Ian D G B Ansell (C)
  3. Yvonne I Smith
  4. Thomas J Freeston
  5. Joanne French
  6. Sam W Napper
Rung to celebrate the Diamond wedding anniversary of Janet and Tom Freeston, the latter the ringer of the fourth.
Tom and Janet were married at the Stump on January 23rd, 1960. Tom has been a regular practice night and Sunday morning ringer in the Boston area, without lapse, since the late 1940s - when he learned to ring at the Stump.
The band wish to associate with this quarter peal all of those so fortunate to have received the friendship of Tom and Janet during the three-score years of their marriage elapsed so far.
The ancient and historic method of Grandsire Doubles was chosen by Tom as his favourite!

Saturday, 4 January 2020

Butterwick, St Andrew

1300 Plain Bob Doubles (9-3-12 in G)

  1. Louis Watson
  2. Thomas J Freeston
  3. Caroline E Beach
  4. Joanne French
  5. S William Napper (C)
  6. Richard Pickwell
Rung to wish a happy birthday to Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist.
Congratulating Richard on his second-ever quarter peal, and first for over a year!
Also the first quarter peal of 2020 for the BOBAF grouping!