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 | ||
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Year | Event | Reference |

1774 | An 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 |

1893 | The first name peal of Stedman Triples was rung at Southover, Sussex, conducted by George Williams. | BN1893/684 |

1906 | William 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 |

1944 | H B Walters died. See April 6, 1867. | nv |

1989 | John 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 | ||

1889 | Stedman H Symonds born | |

1898 | Florence K West born | |

1907 | John T Locke born | |

1922 | Peter 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 | ||

1971 | 1000th peal rung by Alan R Pink | |

First pealers for 24th April | ||

1926 | First peal rung by Bernard H Swinson. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1944 | First peal rung by John D Rock. Recorded peal total is 176. | |

1944 | First peal rung by John D Rock. Recorded peal total is 176. | |

1945 | First peal rung by John W Bramley. Recorded peal total is 437. | |

1945 | First peal rung by John W Bramley. Recorded peal total is 437. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Audrey M Short. Recorded peal total is 42. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Eileen Bracey. Recorded peal total is 22. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Eileen Bracey. Recorded peal total is 22. | |

1949 | First peal rung by Roy E Wood. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1953 | First peal rung by Charles M Cloeys. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Dorothy K Saunders. Recorded peal total is 35. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Geoffrey Bowcutt. Recorded peal total is 32. | |

1955 | First peal rung by Marcus C Darby. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1957 | First peal rung by Neville W Price. Recorded peal total is 19. | |

1959 | First peal rung by Hazel Way. Recorded peal total is 202. | |

1959 | First peal rung by John Matthews (Neath). Recorded peal total is 8. | |

1959 | First peal rung by Nigel Ryder. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1963 | First peal rung by Arthur W Sage. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1963 | First peal rung by Brian M Baverstock. Recorded peal total is 89. | |

1963 | First peal rung by John G Mitchell. Recorded peal total is 69. | |

1963 | First peal rung by John Scattergood. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1963 | First peal rung by Mary Sage. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1964 | First peal rung by R William Willans. Recorded peal total is 185. | |

1965 | First peal rung by David C Hawkins. Recorded peal total is 31. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Judith M Squirrell. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Michael J Warren. Recorded peal total is 13. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Pamela White. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1965 | First peal rung by R Anthony Vere Hodge. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Raymond Hemingray. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Reginald F Jones. Recorded peal total is 16. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Stuart Harker. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Susan Jones. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1966 | First peal rung by Penny Hughes. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Annette Petch. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Ian D Harris. Recorded peal total is 448. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Lewis Hallows. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Margaret J King. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Richard M Nalliah. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1972 | First peal rung by Martin J Foulds. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1973 | First peal rung by Angela M Colley. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1973 | First peal rung by Colleen L Turner. Recorded peal total is 9. | |

1973 | First peal rung by Sandra G Bradfield. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Charlotte K Colliss. Recorded peal total is 197. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Alan R Smith (Tarrant Keyneston). Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Dennis Kiddy. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Meg Ward. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1977 | First peal rung by Hazel A East. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1979 | First peal rung by Susan W Pascall. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1981 | First peal rung by Angela Burgess. Recorded peal total is 62. | |

1981 | First peal rung by Gillian A Gladman. Recorded peal total is 38. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Joanna Evetts. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Marion Webber. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Peter M Brown. Recorded peal total is 45. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Philip Fawcett. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Stephen G Askew. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1983 | First peal rung by Cliff E Barfield. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1983 | First peal rung by Sarah J Titford. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Mike Davies. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1989 | First peal rung by Susan J Adams. Recorded peal total is 13. | |

1989 | First peal rung by Sylvia V Johns. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1993 | First peal rung by Michael Gwynne-Patrick. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1993 | First peal rung by Sarah P Clements. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1994 | First peal rung by David R Moore. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1994 | First peal rung by Gregory W Johnson. Recorded peal total is 11. | |

1994 | First peal rung by Kathryn F Almy. Recorded peal total is 35. | |

1994 | First peal rung by Kelly Dunsford. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1994 | First peal rung by Michael Ridgway. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1994 | First peal rung by Philip T Denwood. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1994 | First peal rung by Sonja Morris. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1999 | First peal rung by Jemma V Rhodes. Recorded peal total is 56. | |

2000 | First peal rung by Sarah A Palmer. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Anthea Ames. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Bryn C Kipling. Recorded peal total is 40. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Ian Fisher. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Mick Mears. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Nicholas A M MacMahon. Recorded peal total is 35. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Philippa R Gullett. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Richard S Waters. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2005 | First peal rung by Thomas B Mack. Recorded peal total is 223. | |

2010 | First peal rung by Robin S Wickenden. Recorded peal total is 1. |

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