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

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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 February Edit BBB | ||
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Year | Event | Reference |

1736 | An early peal of Grandsire Triples at St Martin-in-the-Fields, "Prickt and call'd by John Denmead". | nv |

1784 | The Trinity Youths rang a double length peal at Lewisham, Kent. Samuel Manley conducted 10,080 Plain Bob Major in 6 hours and 33 minutes. | TYPB |

1846 | William Snowdon born, the third son of the Revd John Snowdon, Vicar of Ilkley, Yorks. Like his brother, Jasper, he trained as an engineer and, later joined Jasper's practice as a consulting engineer. After Jasper's early death William took over his papers and continued his work on the theory and history of ringing, researching and publishing new titles as well as revising and updating the earlier books. He was a practical ringer but his great contribution to the Exercise was in the maintenance of The Snowdon Series of textbooks. See September 17, 1915. | nv |

1872 | Charles A Fox conducted 10,176 Kent Treble Bob Major at Earlsheaton, Yorks in 6 hours and 10 minutes. | BN1883/160 |

1877 | A gentleman by the name of George Harrison obtained a special injunction to prevent the bells of St Mark's, Philadelphia from being rung at any time other than the three Sunday services. | nv |

1912 | A handbell peal in ten Doubles methods was rung on this day by two brothers, John and Thomas Perry, the former ringing the treble, second and third. No conductor was given. Although no mention was made of it in “Odd Changes”, the two had rung a previous peal of Grandsire Doubles ten years earlier. See February 3, 1902. | RW1912/146 |

Birthdays for 24th February | ||

Happy Birthday, Katharine J Salter (Year of birth not given for living ringers) | ||

Happy Birthday, Sarah M Green (Year of birth not given for living ringers) | ||

Personal Milestones for 24th February | ||

1977 | 1000th peal rung by Muriel Reay | |

First pealers for 24th February | ||

1924 | First peal rung by William H Coles. Recorded peal total is 93. | |

1930 | First peal rung by Cyril J Watts. Recorded peal total is 19. | |

1945 | First peal rung by Dorothy E Osborne. Recorded peal total is 15. | |

1945 | First peal rung by Harold A May. Recorded peal total is 70. | |

1945 | First peal rung by Robert A Cochrane. Recorded peal total is 8. | |

1951 | First peal rung by Derek A Walsh. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1951 | First peal rung by Edgar Buxton. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1951 | First peal rung by Harry Rowlands. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1951 | First peal rung by James Webb (Great Dalby). Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1951 | First peal rung by Robin Thompson (Eastham). Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1951 | First peal rung by Roy Stevens. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1951 | First peal rung by William C Ward. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1953 | First peal rung by Arthur E Webb. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1953 | First peal rung by John Harris. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1953 | First peal rung by Leslie Maynard. Recorded peal total is 9. | |

1953 | First peal rung by Richard Harris. Recorded peal total is 39. | |

1953 | First peal rung by Rupert Stedman. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Michael C Carter. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Alan Edwards. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Angela J Smart. Recorded peal total is 15. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Eileen Meadows. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1960 | First peal rung by John F Oultram. Recorded peal total is 167. | |

1960 | First peal rung by John S Still. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1960 | First peal rung by June N E Chilton. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1961 | First peal rung by Frank W E Carter. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1961 | First peal rung by Kathleen M Exell. Recorded peal total is 18. | |

1962 | First peal rung by Barry Spring. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1962 | First peal rung by Christopher E J Rudderham. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1962 | First peal rung by David Breakspear. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1962 | First peal rung by James Martin. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1962 | First peal rung by Keith Young. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1962 | First peal rung by Leslie Burrow. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1962 | First peal rung by Robert Peers. Recorded peal total is 237. | |

1962 | First peal rung by Rodney A Yeates. Recorded peal total is 173. | |

1962 | First peal rung by Shirley Bolton. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1962 | First peal rung by Suzanne Fovargue. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1963 | First peal rung by Christopher J Head. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1963 | First peal rung by David J Etchells. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1963 | First peal rung by Philip J Daniel. Recorded peal total is 21. | |

1964 | First peal rung by Coleen Prictoe. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1964 | First peal rung by Sheila Taylor (Sydmonton). Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1966 | First peal rung by Anita E Kirkman. Recorded peal total is 70. | |

1966 | First peal rung by Julia M Sanders. Recorded peal total is 9. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Christopher C Clarke. Recorded peal total is 299. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Helen Spiller. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Margaret A Chennell-White. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Mary B Suthers. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Nicholas J R Fardon. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Paul S Gale. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Richard D Brain. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Ronald G Pike. Recorded peal total is 23. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Walter H Spiller. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Walter R Gilks. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1969 | First peal rung by Robert G Baldock. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1971 | First peal rung by David J Wooler. Recorded peal total is 25. | |

1973 | First peal rung by Colin Davies. Recorded peal total is 400. | |

1973 | First peal rung by Derek G Gordon. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1973 | First peal rung by Linda J Sager. Recorded peal total is 42. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Andrew King. Recorded peal total is 18. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Julian Morgan. Recorded peal total is 671. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Patrick L H Brooke. Recorded peal total is 609. | |

1976 | First peal rung by David Franklin. Recorded peal total is 228. | |

1977 | First peal rung by James W Mumford. Recorded peal total is 12. | |

1979 | First peal rung by Erica M Murray. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1979 | First peal rung by Graham R J Davis. Recorded peal total is 38. | |

1979 | First peal rung by J K Randolph Ellis. Recorded peal total is 7. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Paul Verney. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1984 | First peal rung by Helen L Phenix. Recorded peal total is 19. | |

1987 | First peal rung by David W R Stevenson. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1990 | First peal rung by Eric Chater. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1990 | First peal rung by Grahame Tucker. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1990 | First peal rung by Margaret Wortham. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1990 | First peal rung by Paul Timmel. Recorded peal total is 13. | |

1990 | First peal rung by Peter I Haslam. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1991 | First peal rung by A Paul White. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1991 | First peal rung by Christopher S Huxley. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1991 | First peal rung by Daniel P D Braddell. Recorded peal total is 8. | |

1992 | First peal rung by Helen J Cavanagh. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1996 | First peal rung by Ian W Rodrick. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1996 | First peal rung by Martin G R Pearson. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1996 | First peal rung by Robin G Smith. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2001 | First peal rung by Andrew P Thackeray. Recorded peal total is 288. | |

2001 | First peal rung by Joan Warren. Recorded peal total is 17. | |

2002 | First peal rung by Sarah A Taylor. Recorded peal total is 8. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Clive R Southgate. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Roberta T L Fairclough. Recorded peal total is 10. | |

2005 | First peal rung by Mark T Weaver. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

2007 | First peal rung by Emma R Greenhill. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2009 | First peal rung by Ian W Dodds. Recorded peal total is 1. |

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