Peal Records for All Saints, Huntsham, Devon 2017
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Dorset County Association
January 5th 2017
5084
Reading Abbey Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 54 min
 
 
Peal Number 451 (RW 5517.0057)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5084 Reading Abbey. Re-built from 'Star' class engine 4064 Reading Abbey, April 1937. First shed allocation Weymouth. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted October 1958. March 1959 and last shed allocation Old Oak Common. Withdrawn July 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Great Bridge.

First Peal in the Method
Reading Abbey Surprise Major -38-14-1256-16-12-123458-34-58,12 Leadhead f 14263857 FCH Groups Ba 86/100

 
Dorset County Association
January 12th 2017
5074
Hampden Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 54 min
 
 
Peal Number 452 (RW 5519.0104)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive No 5074 Hampden. Originally built as Denbigh Castle, July 1938. First shed allocation Old Oak Common. Renamed January 1941. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted September 1961. Last shed allocation Bristol, St. Philip's Marsh. Withdrawn May 1964. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Great Bridge.

First Peal in the Method
Hampden Surprise Major
38-14-1256-16-12-3458-1234-58 Leadhead 14263857 (F) FCH Groups BD 87/100

Unbelievably the 50th Peal on the bells - 6

 
Dorset County Association
January 19th 2017
5071
Spitfire Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours ?? min
 
 
Peal Number 453 (RW 5521.0154)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive No 5071 Spitfire. Originally built as Clifford Castle, June 1938. First shed allocation Newton Abbot. Renamed September 1940. Double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted June 1959. Last shed allocation Bristol, St. Philip's Marsh. Withdrawn October 1963. Scrapped at Cooper Metals, Sharpness.

First Peal in the Method
Spitfire Surprise Major
-38-14-1256-16-1234-3458-1234-58,12 Leadhead f 14263857 FCH Groups BD 88/100

 
Dorset County Association
January 26th 2017
5079
Lysander Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 54 min
 
 
Peal Number 454 (RW 5521.0154)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5079 Lysander. Originally built as Lydford Castle, May 1939. 1st shed allocation Old Oak Common. Last shed allocation Old Oak Common. Renamed November 1940. Withdrawn May 1960 and scrapped.

First Peal in the Method
Lysander Surprise Major
-38-14-1256-16-1234-123458-1234-58,12 Lh f 14263857 BD  89/100

 
Dorset County Association
February 2nd 2017
5077
Fairey Battle Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 52 min
 
 
Peal Number 455 (RW 5523.0201)

Remembering Castle Class Locomotive 5077 Fairey Battle. Originally built as Eastnor Castle, August 1938. 1st shed allocation Old Oak Common. Renamed October 1940. Last shed allocation Llanelly. Withdrawn July 1962 and scrapped.

First Peal in the Method
Fairey Battle Surprise Major
-38-14-1256-16-12-123458-1234-58,12 lh f 14263857 fch BD  90/100

 
Dorset County Association
February 9th 2017
5076
Gladiator Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 52 min
 
 
Peal Number 456 (RW 5523.0201)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5076 Gladiator. Originally built as Drysllwyn Castle, August 1938. 1st shed allocation Exeter. Renamed January 1941. August 1950 and March 1959 shed allocations Bristol, Bath Road. Last shed allocation Southall. Withdrawn September 1964 and scrapped.

Also happy birthday to 2.

First Peal in the Method
Gladiator Surprise Major
-38-14-58-16-12-38-1456-5678-1456.56.38-12-16-58-14-38-12 Lh b 15738264 fch BDc  91/100

 
Dorset County Association
February 16th 2017
5088
Superlative Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Richard H Johnston 6 Jane C Spencer
  3 Michael R Spencer 7 Jeffrey Knipe
  4 R Nicholas Lawrence 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: N J Pitstow
Conducted: Timothy F Collins
2 hours 50 min
 
 
Peal Number 457 (RW not yet published)

Circled the tower twice- 2.

 
Dorset County Association
February 23rd 2017
5120
Spliced Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Jane C Spencer 7 Jeffrey Knipe
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: P.G.K.Davies
Conducted: Timothy F Collins
2 hours 53 min
 
 
Peal Number 458 (RW not yet published)

4 methods - being 1440 changes of Yorkshire, 1280 changes each of Cambridge and Lincolnshire and 1120 changes of Rutland, with 120 changes of method and a.t.w.

2800th peal as conductor.

 
Dorset County Association
March 2nd 2017
5082
Swordfish Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 52 min
 
 
Peal Number 459 (RW 5526.0276)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive Number 5082 Swordfish. Originally built as Powis Castle, June 1939. First shed allocation Bristol, Bath Road. Renamed January 1941. August 1950 shed allocation Bristol, Bath Road. March 1959 and last shed allocation Old Oak Common. Withdrawn July 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Great Bridge.

First Peal in the Method
Swordfish Surprise Major
-38-14-58-16-12-38.56.14-5678.56.14.56.38-12-16-58-14-38-12
Leadhead b 15738264
FCH Groups BDc   92/100

 
Dorset County Association
March 9th 2017
5040
Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 4 R Nicholas Lawrence
  2 Lesley A Knipe 5 Jeffrey Knipe
  3 Michael Hatchett 6 Timothy F Collins
     
 
Conducted: Timothy F Collins
2 hours 44 min
 
 
Peal Number 460 (RW 5534.0508)

One extent each of London, York, Beverley, Norwich, Bourne, Ipswich and Cambridge.

With gratitude to Richard Johnston for standing down when one other ringer was delayed by a serious road accident.

 
Dorset County Association
March 16th 2017
5052
Earl Of Radnor Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 52 min
 
 
Peal Number 461 (RW 5528.0321)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive No 5052 Earl of Radnor. Originally built as Eastnor Castle, May 1936. First shed allocation Cardiff Canton. Renamed July 1937. August 1950 shed allocation Cardiff Canton. March 1959 shed allocation Old Oak Common. Last shed allocation Bristol, St. Philip's Marsh. Withdrawn September 1962.

First Peal in the Method
Earl of Radnor Surprise Major
-38-14-58-16-14.1234.3458-1236-78
Leadhead b 15738264
FCH Groups BDace  94/100

 
Dorset County Association
March 30th 2017
5056
Criccieth Castle Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Lesley A Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Jeffrey Knipe 7 Michael R Spencer
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Charles Middleton
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 45 min
 
 
Peal Number 462 (RW 5534.0508)

 
Dorset County Association
April 6th 2017
5072
Hurricane Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 48 min
 
 
Peal Number 463 (RW 5531.0395)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5072 Hurricane. Originally built as Compton Castle, June 1938. 1st shed allocation Newton Abbot. Renamed November 1940. August 1950 shed allocation Swansea Landore. March 1959 and last shed allocation Wolverhampton, Stafford Road. Withdrawn October 1962. Scrapped at Bird's, Swansea.

Also to mark 50 years of peal ringing by 1.
150th peal together: 6 & 8.
200th peal on the bells: 7.

First Peal in the Method
Hurricane Surprise Major:
-38-14-58-16-12-38.56.14.56.5678-1456-38-12-16-58-14-38- Lh b 15738264 FCH BDc  95/100

 
Dorset County Association
April 13th 2017
5051
Earl Bathurst Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 47 min
 
 
Peal Number 464 (RW 5532.0460)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5051 Earl Bathurst. Originally built as Drysllwyn Castle, May 1936. 1st shed allocation Swansea Landore. Renamed August 1937. August 1950 & March 1959 shed allocations Swansea Landore. Moved to Neath shed in April 1961 before its final move to Llanelly in February 1963. Withdrawn May 1963 after completing 1,300,000 miles. Acquired by Woodham's, Barry October 1963. Sold to GWS, Didcot & left as the 4th departure from Barry March 1969. Restored 1979 & renamed as Drysllwyn Castle although it occasionally carries the name of Earl Bathurst.

First Peal in the Method
Earl Bathurst Surprise Major:
-38-14-58-16-12-38.56.14.56.5678-14.56.38-12-16-58-14-38-12 non-palindromic Lh b 15738264 FCH BDc 96/100

 
Dorset County Association
April 20th 2017
5080
Defiant Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Michael R Spencer
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 50 min
 
 
Peal Number 465 (RW 5532.0460)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5080 Defiant. Originally built as Ogmore Castle, May 1939. 1st shed allocation Old Oak Common. Renamed January 1941. August 1950 shed allocation Cardiff Canton. March 1959 shed allocation Carmarthen. Last shed allocation Llanelly. Withdrawn April 1963. Acquired by Woodham's, Barry October 1963. Sold to the Standard Steam Gauge Trust (now named as Birmingham Railway Museum) initially for spare parts for 7029 Clun Castle, and left as the 62nd departure from Barry in August 1974. Restoration completed in June 1988.

First Peal in the Method
Defiant Surprise Major:
-38-14-1258-16-34-38-36.12.58 Lh f 14263857 FCH BDde 97/100

 
Dorset County Association
April 13th 2017
5075
No. 5075 Wellington Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 50 min
 
 
Peal Number 466 (RW 5538.0601)

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive No. 5075 Wellington. Originally built as Devizes Castle, August 1938. 1st shed allocation Wolverhampton, Stafford Road. Renamed October 1940. August 1950 shed allocation Chester. March 1959 shed allocation Plymouth Laira. Last shed allocation Bristol, St Philip's Marsh. Withdrawn September 1962. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Newport.

First Peal in the Method
No. 5075 Wellington Surprise Major:
-38-14-58-16-12-38-1456.56.5678-1456-38-12-16-58-14-38-12 Lh b 15738264 FCH BDc 98/100

 
Dorset County Association
May 18th 2017
5083
Bath Abbey Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 49 min
 
 
Peal Number 467 (RW 5538.0601)

In memory of Lesley's Dad who passed away a year today.

Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5083 Bath Abbey. Re-built from 'Star' class engine 4063 Bath Abbey, June 1937. 1st shed allocation Swansea Landore. August 1950 shed allocation Swindon. Last shed allocation Worcester. Withdrawn January 1959 & scrapped.

First Peal in the Method
Bath Abbey Surprise Major:
-38-14-58-16-12-38-1456-78.56.1456.56.38-12-16-58-14-38-12 Lh b 15738264 FCH BDc 99/100

 
Dorset County Association
June 15th 2017
5088
Yorkshire Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 Richard H Johnston
  3 R Nicholas Lawrence 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Lesley A Knipe 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 48 min
 
 
Peal Number 468 (RW 5541. 675)

Remembering all those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

 
Dorset County Association
June 22nd 2017
5152
Bridgwater Castle Surprise Major
 
  1 Timothy F Collins 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jane C Spencer 6 Jeffrey Knipe
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Michael R Spencer
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Robert D S Brown
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 52 min
 
 
Peal Number 469 (RW 5541. 675)

 
Dorset County Association
July 13th 2017
5032
Millom Alliance Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Lesley A Knipe 6 Jeffrey Knipe
  3 Thomas R Garrett 7 Robert D S Brown
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: See below
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 43 min
 
 
Peal Number 470 (RW 5545.0769)

With the best wishes of the band to mark 60 years of ringing by Donald G Lawson who first picked a rope up at Millom in 1957.

Composed by Robert D S Brown from C Midleton

First peal in the method
Millom Alliance Major:
-38-14-58-1236-14-58-16-34.78,12 Leadhead b 15738264 FCH Groups BDEce

 
Dorset County Association
July 20th 2017
5088
Whittington Castle Surprise Major
 
  1 Timothy F Collins 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Michael R Spencer
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Robert D S Brown
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 45 min
 
 
Peal Number 471 (RW 5546.0794)
 

 
Dorset County Association
July 27th 2017
5136
Earl Cawdor Surprise Major
 
  1 Timothy F Collins 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Michael R Spencer
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Robert D S Brown
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 48 min
 
 
Peal Number 472 (RW 5547.0818)
 

 
Dorset County Association
August 10th 2017
5056
Shrewsbury Castle  Surprise Major
 
  1 Timothy F Collins 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Jeffrey Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Lesley A Knipe 7 Michael R Spencer
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Robert D S Brown
Composed by: Robert D S Brown
Conducted: Robert D S Brown
2 hours 55 min
 
 
Peal Number 473 (RW not yet published)

400th together 2 and 4

 
Dorset County Association
August 24th 2017
5056
Cambridge Surprise Major
 
  1 D John Knight 5 Michael Hatchett
  2 Lesley A Knipe 6 R Nicholas Lawrence
  3 Jane C Spencer 7 Jeffrey Knipe
  4 Richard H Johnston 8 Timothy F Collins
Composed by: Charles Middleton
Conducted: Timothy F Collins
2 hours 48 min
 
 
Peal Number 474 (RW not yet published)

100th peal in the method- 7.

 

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