[Bell Historians] Date touch history

John Harrison john at jaharrison.me.uk
Fri Jan 6 20:00:11 GMT 2023

In article <129428109.12819071.1673034447931 at mail.yahoo.com>,
   Andrew Aspland via Bell-historians
<bell-historians at lists.ringingworld.co.uk> wrote:
>  The Leeds ringers (Yorkshire) were ringing date touches in the late
>  1700s and early 1800s. 

Thank you.  So in round terms, date touches have been round for centuries
not decades.

It would be interesting to know what sort of compositions they were using
in those early days.  Did they pick and choose the 'easy years' or did
they produce the awkward lengths as well.

John Harrison
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