[r-t] Fulbourn Surprise Minor

Ted Steele bells at tedsteele.plus.com
Mon Jun 6 16:33:53 UTC 2016

On 06/06/2016 17:20, Philip Earis wrote:
> Richard: "On 7 Dec 1789, "after a great number of unsuccessful attempts
> by professors of the art in various parts of the kingdom", the Cambridge
> Youths rang a 720 of "Fulbourn Surprize" at St Edwards, Cambridge.  Can
> anyone help identify this method?  The 720 was described as having 154
> bobs and 2 singles"
> Ted: "Mr Charles Dawson was the author of the complete peal of Plain Bob
> called "The Fulbourn Surprise" with 154 bobs and 2 singles and 720 changes"
There is also this:


which says that "the author of the method was a school master in the 
village". Of course Method could refer to composition in modern terms.


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