[Bell Historians] Re: 1962

David Bagley david at 1IyPczJE-3gAOnbf8-N-nnnJM1BxJkp45mX202sw0YNjR6uI2zFmVD2FSi-eWEpzGdkaD0nZ_asj807VnAqZlDaG.yahoo.invalid
Sun Jan 15 13:54:27 GMT 2012

There was in fact an earlier RAF National Service peal at Broad Hinton :-

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Broad Hinton Wilts S. Peter ad Vincula.
Monday 10th May 1948 in 3hrs 55 mins.
A Peal of Minor  Three methods  5040 changes.
Tenor  10 cwt.
Geoffrey C. Bagley  (treble)
Frederick Jackson    2nd
Eric A Dench         3rd
David Cox            4th
Richard E Manton     5th
Alan Rogers          (Tenor)

Conductor  Eric A Dench
First peal  - treble
First of minor  - 4th
First of minor for conductor/

3 extents Plain Bob,  two each of Oxford and Kent TB minor.


> --- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
> <mailto:bellhistorians%40yahoogroups.com> , "Dennis Powney"
> <dennis.powney at ...> wrote:
>> Please can anyone access the details of a peal of Grandsire Doubles rung
> at
>> Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, on 27 October 1962 and let me know who the
> ringers
>> were. I know that it was conducted by the late George Pluckrose and I
>> believe that it was the first peal for the rest of the band. As you can
> see
>> the 50th anniversary is fast approaching.
>> Thanks,
>> Dennis Powney.

> Thanks to all who replied, so quickly, to my request. The ringers of 2 and
> 5
> are now deceased. I know not of the whereabouts of the tenor ringer
> Geoffrey
> E White. He was in the R A F doing his National Service at the time,
> stationed at R A F Yatesbury; his home was in East Anglia. I wonder if he
> still rings? Anyone know?
> Dennis Powney.


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