On This Day - 24th June

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 June Edit BBB
YearEventReference
1610The Parish Registers of Helpringham, Lincs state that on this day: “being midsummer day the greate bell fell down as the people were ringing. & brake through the high bell chamber &strucke thorow the stone floor into the ground 3 quarters of a yard; which was “throwe one of her yudyrons breaking and had no hurt at all to her.”CBLi453
1745The local company at Harrietsham, Kent rang their second peal of Bob Triples, having rung their first about a year earlier.nv
1808A famous ringing match took place on this day between the Mottram and Ashton-under-Lyne bands at Flixton, Lancs.RW1976/727
1922The first peal on more than twelve bells was rung on this day when Albert Walker conducted 5055 Stedman Sextuples on handbells in St Martin's Belfry in Birmingham.RW1922/405
1924Samuel Thomas of Sheffield died.nv
1939The Lincolnshire ringers extended the Minor record by ringing a peal of 102 methods at Leadenham, Lincs, conducted by George E Feirn. See June 16 and July 19, 1939.nv
1942Late this night St Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, the largest parish church in England, was gutted by fire from incendiary bombs. It would be sixteen years before the bells were heard again.nv
2007With a peal of Honey Delight Major at his home tower of St Blaise, Milton, Oxon, Colin M Turner achieved his five thousandth peal, being the first ringer ever to ring this number.PB
 
Birthdays for 24th June
 
First pealers for 24th June
1901First peal rung by George H Spice. Recorded peal total is 6.
1908First peal rung by Tom Wilde. Recorded peal total is 2.
1922First peal rung by Sidney T Price. Recorded peal total is 2.
1926First peal rung by Cecil Hinton. Recorded peal total is 10.
1939First peal rung by Ernest W Brown. Recorded peal total is 23.
1944First peal rung by Dennis Dodson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1944First peal rung by Peter J Staniforth. Recorded peal total is 945.
1950First peal rung by A Ronald Pocklington. Recorded peal total is 27.
1950First peal rung by Albert Gillings. Recorded peal total is 1.
1950First peal rung by Blanche M Hunt. Recorded peal total is 97.
1950First peal rung by Geoffrey Schofield. Recorded peal total is 2.
1950First peal rung by Henry Taysom. Recorded peal total is 260.
1950First peal rung by Ronald Willan. Recorded peal total is 1.
1950First peal rung by Thomas Singleton. Recorded peal total is 3.
1951First peal rung by Maurice Stevens. Recorded peal total is 1.
1952First peal rung by E Cyril Crewe. Recorded peal total is 3.
1952First peal rung by Freda M Burbridge. Recorded peal total is 2.
1952First peal rung by L Kenneth Dawe. Recorded peal total is 19.
1952First peal rung by Mark H Couchman. Recorded peal total is 5.
1952First peal rung by Mary Tapley. Recorded peal total is 5.
1959First peal rung by Donald Wyatt. Recorded peal total is 4.
1959First peal rung by John A Ford. Recorded peal total is 2.
1959First peal rung by Malcolm P Phipps. Recorded peal total is 182.
1961First peal rung by Arthur Bashforth. Recorded peal total is 4.
1961First peal rung by Carol L Norman. Recorded peal total is 4.
1961First peal rung by Elsdon W Metcalfe. Recorded peal total is 8.
1961First peal rung by Glyn F Jenkins. Recorded peal total is 40.
1961First peal rung by Keith H Mildred. Recorded peal total is 58.
1961First peal rung by Nigel F Bearne. Recorded peal total is 16.
1963First peal rung by Patricia A Drew. Recorded peal total is 2.
1964First peal rung by C Richard Miles. Recorded peal total is 24.
1965First peal rung by David W Bailey. Recorded peal total is 2.
1965First peal rung by Doreen Land. Recorded peal total is 3.
1965First peal rung by Eric Gregory. Recorded peal total is 4.
1965First peal rung by Muriel J Mason. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by Veronica Walters. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by Vivian Cheetham. Recorded peal total is 3.
1967First peal rung by Ann V Salvage. Recorded peal total is 3.
1967First peal rung by Anthony Curtin. Recorded peal total is 3.
1967First peal rung by David M Wilkins. Recorded peal total is 3.
1967First peal rung by Philip M Talbot. Recorded peal total is 26.
1969First peal rung by Alan H Jiggins. Recorded peal total is 3.
1972First peal rung by D A Callow. Recorded peal total is 1.
1972First peal rung by P A Callow. Recorded peal total is 1.
1972First peal rung by Stephen M Brown. Recorded peal total is 5.
1973First peal rung by Andrew Ball. Recorded peal total is 85.
1974First peal rung by J Alexander Phillips. Recorded peal total is 59.
1974First peal rung by John P Phillips. Recorded peal total is 48.
1974First peal rung by Margaret Butterfield. Recorded peal total is 1.
1974First peal rung by Maureen E Daniels. Recorded peal total is 2.
1974First peal rung by Patricia A Ackling. Recorded peal total is 3.
1975First peal rung by A Ronald Petchey. Recorded peal total is 4.
1975First peal rung by Richard Watts (Essex). Recorded peal total is 1.
1978First peal rung by Catherine F Inder. Recorded peal total is 10.
1979First peal rung by Royston J Fox. Recorded peal total is 3.
1982First peal rung by David N Emerson. Recorded peal total is 2.
1982First peal rung by Ian K J A Bushell. Recorded peal total is 1733.
1982First peal rung by John R Soanes. Recorded peal total is 2.
1982First peal rung by Simon J Pilkington. Recorded peal total is 7.
1985First peal rung by Julie Howatson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1985First peal rung by Michael Gudgeon. Recorded peal total is 1.
1985First peal rung by Ronald Gudgeon. Recorded peal total is 3.
1986First peal rung by Peter W Cornford. Recorded peal total is 1.
1987First peal rung by Peter W J Heale. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First peal rung by Ann Young (West Wycombe). Recorded peal total is 2.
1989First peal rung by Bernard J Wilson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First peal rung by Brian A Martin. Recorded peal total is 4.
1989First peal rung by Elizabeth M Bibilo. Recorded peal total is 70.
1989First peal rung by Geoffrey W Walker. Recorded peal total is 2.
1990First peal rung by Margaret Boosey. Recorded peal total is 3.
1994First peal rung by Bernard H L Moore. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by David A Harris. Recorded peal total is 2.
1995First peal rung by Patrick Tyrrell. Recorded peal total is 1.
2000First peal rung by Mary E Gilbert. Recorded peal total is 1.
2003First peal rung by Thomas J Paul. Recorded peal total is 5.
2007First peal rung by Richard E Coe. Recorded peal total is 1.
2012First peal rung by Ian Rowe. Recorded peal total is 1.
 
First peals in towers for 24th June
1882First peal on the bells at Tottenham, All Hallows, Middlesex. Recorded tower bell peal total is 121.
1901First peal on the bells at Wroxham, S Mary the Virgin, Norfolk. Recorded tower bell peal total is 76.
1916First peal on the bells at Woodston, S Augustine of Canterbury, Huntingdonshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 24.
1922First peal on the bells at Hatherop, S Nicholas, Gloucestershire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 19.
1947First peal on the bells at Dodford, S Mary the Virgin, Northamptonshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 6.
1950First peal on the bells at Paul, S Pol de Leon, Cornwall. Recorded tower bell peal total is 23.
1950First peal on the bells at Rostrevor, S Bronach, Down, Northern Ireland. Recorded tower bell peal total is 12.
1962First peal on the bells at Dorney, S James the Less, Buckinghamshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 95.
1967First peal on the bells at Withypool, S Andrew, Somerset. Recorded tower bell peal total is 4.
1982First peal on the bells at Pampisford, S John the Baptist, Cambridgeshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 21.
1989First peal on the bells at Holcombe Burnell, S John the Baptist, Devon. Recorded tower bell peal total is 7.
1995First peal on the bells at Grasby, All Saints, Lincolnshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 12.
2006First peal on the bells at Bolton by Bowland, SS Peter & Paul, Yorkshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 4.
2009First peal on the bells at Morville, S Gregory, Shropshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 18.
 
First towerbell peals in methods for 24th June
1933First tower bell peal of Wigston Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 12.
1939First tower bell peal of Fulbeck Bob Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
1960First tower bell peal of Nelson Bob Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
1964First tower bell peal of Mancetter Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
1965First tower bell peal of Alford Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
1969First tower bell peal of Mr Rusty Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 7.
1971First tower bell peal of Cray Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 17.
1972First tower bell peal of Fowlmere Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
1973First tower bell peal of Zaporozhye Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 8.
1977First tower bell peal of Festalban Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
1978First tower bell peal of Olenacum Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
1981First tower bell peal of Slartibartfast Treble Bob Minor. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
1981First tower bell peal of Thorium Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 7.
1983First tower bell peal of Knuston Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
1987First tower bell peal of Furbarn Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 5.
1989First tower bell peal of Hartspring Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
1990First tower bell peal of Restoration Delight Maximus. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
1992First tower bell peal of Little Rock Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
1992First tower bell peal of Skipton Delight Minor. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
1994First tower bell peal of Warmington Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 3.
1995First tower bell peal of Glyncorrwg Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
1995First tower bell peal of Hoy Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
1996First tower bell peal of Knottingley Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 5.
1997First tower bell peal of Rottnest Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
1998First tower bell peal of Eadburgebyrig Surprise Minor. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
1998First tower bell peal of Zoisite Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 3.
2000First tower bell peal of Ashington Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 3.
2002First tower bell peal of Hunter Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
2003First tower bell peal of Thimbleby Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2004First tower bell peal of Hamstall Ridware Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2004First tower bell peal of Quoit at Cross Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2006First tower bell peal of Knoyle Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2.
2006First tower bell peal of Valiant Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2007First tower bell peal of Centenary of Scouting Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2007First tower bell peal of Honey Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2008First tower bell peal of Ashmere Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2009First tower bell peal of Morville Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 5.
2010First tower bell peal of Aonach Eagach Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2014First tower bell peal of Votta Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2015First tower bell peal of Burnopfield Alliance Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.
2015First tower bell peal of Kingsey Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1.

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