[r-t] Double Treble-Bob Maximus Methods

Simon Gay Simon.Gay at glasgow.ac.uk
Wed Sep 29 19:06:42 BST 2021

On 29/09/2021 18:32, Andrew Johnson wrote:
> After the band had rung
> the first peal of a new method - suggested by Rev.E.Bankes James
> in a Bell News of 1897 - they wanted to call it Brighton Surprise
> but found that such a method had already been rung [its first peal
> was in 1913]. So they named it Bristol, the place next after
> Brighton in an alphabetical list that someone had!

Fascinating - I wish I had known that when I recorded my video about the 
history of Bristol and its extensions:


Simon Gay

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