On This Day - 24th April

At one time The Ringing World had a feature called On This Day where notable events from the past were listed.

Unfortunately, the events weren't related to ringing. This web page is a ringing version of On This Day.

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Bill Butler has agreed to supply his collection of events that happened on this day. These complement the automated extracts from PealBase.


Bill Butler's Blog for 24th April Edit BBB
YearEventReference
1774An old tablet records that on this Sunday the Hammersmith Youths rang 5040 changes of Plain Bob Minor in 3 hours and 25 minutes at Hammersmith. This is the first recorded peal of Plain Bob Minor.H&A/366
1893The first name peal of Stedman Triples was rung at Southover, Sussex, conducted by George Williams.BN1893/684
1906William Wakley died, aged 53. He was the treasurer of the Midland Counties Guild from its inception and also a founding member of the Central Council of Church Bellringers. See February 12, 1853.BN1906/63
1944H B Walters died. See April 6, 1867.nv
1989John R Mayne conducted a peal of 5120 Bristol Surprise Major at Meldreth, Cambs by a band, all of whom had rung over two thousand peals.RW1989/459
 
Birthdays for 24th April
1889Stedman H Symonds born
1898Florence K West born
1907John T Locke born
1922Peter N Bond born
Happy Birthday, Philip Belstone Stevens (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
Happy Birthday, Matthew D Dawson (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
 
Personal Milestones for 24th April
19711000th peal rung by Alan R Pink
 
First pealers for 24th April
1926First peal rung by Bernard H Swinson. Recorded peal total is 2.
1944First peal rung by John D Rock. Recorded peal total is 176.
1944First peal rung by John D Rock. Recorded peal total is 176.
1945First peal rung by John W Bramley. Recorded peal total is 437.
1945First peal rung by John W Bramley. Recorded peal total is 437.
1948First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42.
1948First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42.
1948First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42.
1948First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42.
1948First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42.
1948First peal rung by Eileen Bracey. Recorded peal total is 22.
1948First peal rung by Eileen Bracey. Recorded peal total is 22.
1949First peal rung by Roy E Wood. Recorded peal total is 5.
1953First peal rung by Charles M Cloeys. Recorded peal total is 1.
1954First peal rung by Dorothy K Saunders. Recorded peal total is 35.
1954First peal rung by Geoffrey Bowcutt. Recorded peal total is 32.
1955First peal rung by Marcus C Darby. Recorded peal total is 2.
1957First peal rung by Neville W Price. Recorded peal total is 19.
1959First peal rung by Hazel Way. Recorded peal total is 202.
1959First peal rung by John Matthews (Neath). Recorded peal total is 8.
1959First peal rung by Nigel Ryder. Recorded peal total is 1.
1963First peal rung by Arthur W Sage. Recorded peal total is 2.
1963First peal rung by Brian M Baverstock. Recorded peal total is 89.
1963First peal rung by John G Mitchell. Recorded peal total is 69.
1963First peal rung by John Scattergood. Recorded peal total is 2.
1963First peal rung by Mary Sage. Recorded peal total is 1.
1964First peal rung by R William Willans. Recorded peal total is 185.
1965First peal rung by David C Hawkins. Recorded peal total is 31.
1965First peal rung by Judith M Squirrell. Recorded peal total is 2.
1965First peal rung by Michael J Warren. Recorded peal total is 13.
1965First peal rung by Pamela White. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by R Anthony Vere Hodge. Recorded peal total is 2.
1965First peal rung by Raymond Hemingray. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by Reginald F Jones. Recorded peal total is 16.
1965First peal rung by Stuart Harker. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by Susan Jones. Recorded peal total is 5.
1966First peal rung by Penny Hughes. Recorded peal total is 1.
1971First peal rung by Annette Petch. Recorded peal total is 1.
1971First peal rung by Ian D Harris. Recorded peal total is 448.
1971First peal rung by Lewis Hallows. Recorded peal total is 2.
1971First peal rung by Margaret J King. Recorded peal total is 1.
1971First peal rung by Richard M Nalliah. Recorded peal total is 4.
1972First peal rung by Martin J Foulds. Recorded peal total is 1.
1973First peal rung by Angela M Colley. Recorded peal total is 2.
1973First peal rung by Colleen L Turner. Recorded peal total is 9.
1973First peal rung by Sandra G Bradfield. Recorded peal total is 2.
1974First peal rung by Charlotte K Colliss. Recorded peal total is 197.
1976First peal rung by Alan R Smith (Tarrant Keyneston). Recorded peal total is 1.
1976First peal rung by Dennis Kiddy. Recorded peal total is 3.
1976First peal rung by Meg Ward. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Hazel A East. Recorded peal total is 1.
1979First peal rung by Susan W Pascall. Recorded peal total is 5.
1981First peal rung by Angela Burgess. Recorded peal total is 62.
1981First peal rung by Gillian A Gladman. Recorded peal total is 38.
1982First peal rung by Joanna Evetts. Recorded peal total is 1.
1982First peal rung by Marion Webber. Recorded peal total is 1.
1982First peal rung by Peter M Brown. Recorded peal total is 45.
1982First peal rung by Philip Fawcett. Recorded peal total is 3.
1982First peal rung by Stephen G Askew. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First peal rung by Cliff E Barfield. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First peal rung by Sarah J Titford. Recorded peal total is 2.
1986First peal rung by Mike Davies. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First peal rung by Susan J Adams. Recorded peal total is 13.
1989First peal rung by Sylvia V Johns. Recorded peal total is 1.
1993First peal rung by Michael Gwynne-Patrick. Recorded peal total is 1.
1993First peal rung by Sarah P Clements. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by David R Moore. Recorded peal total is 4.
1994First peal rung by Gregory W Johnson. Recorded peal total is 11.
1994First peal rung by Kathryn F Almy. Recorded peal total is 35.
1994First peal rung by Kelly Dunsford. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Michael Ridgway. Recorded peal total is 6.
1994First peal rung by Philip T Denwood. Recorded peal total is 3.
1994First peal rung by Sonja Morris. Recorded peal total is 1.
1999First peal rung by Jemma V Rhodes. Recorded peal total is 56.
2000First peal rung by Sarah A Palmer. Recorded peal total is 1.
2004First peal rung by Anthea Ames. Recorded peal total is 4.
2004First peal rung by Bryn C Kipling. Recorded peal total is 40.
2004First peal rung by Ian Fisher. Recorded peal total is 2.
2004First peal rung by Mick Mears. Recorded peal total is 1.
2004First peal rung by Nicholas A M MacMahon. Recorded peal total is 35.
2004First peal rung by Philippa R Gullett. Recorded peal total is 1.
2004First peal rung by Richard S Waters. Recorded peal total is 1.
2005First peal rung by Thomas B Mack. Recorded peal total is 223.
2010First peal rung by Robin S Wickenden. Recorded peal total is 1.

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