[Bell Historians] Peal details needed please
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Sat Jun 9 07:43:44 BST 2012
--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, Sue Marsden <erincaters at ...> wrote:
> It might have been added very recently to Felstead and Pealbase as the PDG
> Branch Website says 'According to Felstead there is no peal data for
> I have emailed the Felstead Webmaster and I dare say Drew will also pick it
> up and will be able to explain.
> On 8 June 2012 20:04, Andrew Cairns <anycairns at ...> wrote:
> > It is a very difficult period to read although the layout improves later
> > that year. I went right to the end of '77 and also looked for late peals in
> > QP format to no avail. I also went through June-Aug twice. Perhaps it
> > appeared after '77 and perhaps it had no county given??
> > Andrew
> > On 8 June 2012 20:01, Chris Pickford <c.j.pickford.t21 at ...>wrote:
> >> **
> >> As Sue has mentioned, I've been hunting for this one and can't find it
> >> in 1977 (June-Sept) RW.
> >> But if, as David says, it was a six-bell peal then it must have been at
> >> Grendon, Warwickshire (actually in Birmingham Diocese and St.Martin's
> >> Guild territory, but most of the peals around that time were for the
> >> Midland Counties Guild). Most of the band listed were Coventry Guild
> >> regulars (except Michael Allsop).
> >> I wonder if it was published very late (and in small print). Also, at
> >> that time, Non Association peals were sometimes printed under "N" in the
> >> listings, and at other times at the end (after "Yorkshire". There was
> >> much experimenting with typefaces, and the Jubilee peals were published
> >> by date in the "blue" commemorative issue, and afterwards in blocks. Not
> >> an easy period to search, so I may have missed it.
> >> Clearly there's an error on Felstead to be corrected here (wrong tower),
> >> but it would be good to have chapter and verse before submitting a
> >> correction. Further assistance welcome!
> >> --
> >> Chris Pickford
> >> E-mail: c.j.pickford at ... or (interchangeably)
> >> c.j.pickford.t21 at ...
> >There has not been a peal rung at Grendon, Northants. The late Harry Wooding told me that there had not been a peal on the old five. Since their restoration,augmentation and the benefit of a substantial Guild grant, the locals have declined to allow peals even though there is sound control installed. Not an unusual situation where ringers themselves are the problem!> >
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