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's Blog for 26th June Edit BBB | ||
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Year | Event | Reference |

1879 | The Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild was formed at Basingstoke. Fifty-two ringers from ten towers joined. | nv |

1888 | The first peal for the Chester Guild was one of Kent Treble Bob Major at Mottram-in-Longdendale. Also on this date the first true peal of Cambridge Surprise Major in London was rung by the Society of Cumberland Youths at St Ann, Highgate, conducted by George Newson. Earlier peals in the method rung by the London Youths in the eighteenth century all proved to be false. | nv |

1901 | The first peal of Surprise to be rung on handbells was one of Superlative Surprise Major, rung for the Ancient Society of College Youths and conducted by H R Pasmore. | nv |

1926 | The first lecture to be broadcast on Bells and Ringing was given by W Roughton, of the Ancient Society of College Youths. He illustrated the lecture with examples of ringing from St Mary-le-Bow. | nv |

Birthdays for 26th June | ||

1916 | Harry R Appleton born | |

First pealers for 26th June | ||

1926 | First peal rung by Thomas Mogg. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1947 | First peal rung by Harry Plumb. Recorded peal total is 16. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Leslie E Parris. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Richard J Bowden. Recorded peal total is 592. | |

1948 | First peal rung by William H Ware. Recorded peal total is 13. | |

1951 | First peal rung by Alfred H Coote. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Donald Govan. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Dorothy G Smith. Recorded peal total is 8. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Edward L Reece. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Geoffrey Thackray. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Margaret Barker. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Maureen Stokes. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Maurice Holgate. Recorded peal total is 12. | |

1955 | First peal rung by Gillian Wright. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1955 | First peal rung by Jean M Egerton. Recorded peal total is 9. | |

1955 | First peal rung by Stephen J Chamberlain. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Donald J Roberts. Recorded peal total is 34. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Peter J S Shipp. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1959 | First peal rung by James L Towler. Recorded peal total is 2379. | |

1959 | First peal rung by Raymond Woodward. Recorded peal total is 7. | |

1961 | First peal rung by Derek Slater. Recorded peal total is 154. | |

1961 | First peal rung by Jack Leppard. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1963 | First peal rung by Roger J Tingley. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Albert Simpson. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Anne Horsford. Recorded peal total is 18. | |

1965 | First peal rung by David G Franklin. Recorded peal total is 563. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Heather A Kippin. Recorded peal total is 1038. | |

1965 | First peal rung by John Brown (Earl's Croome). Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Kenneth O'Beirne. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Royston J M Grosvenor. Recorded peal total is 14. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Sara R Goodbody. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Stephen B Thompson. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Stephen Pouncey. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Christopher J Morey. Recorded peal total is 18. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Leona C Robinson. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1970 | First peal rung by David Cooper (Kingham). Recorded peal total is 73. | |

1970 | First peal rung by John F Hocking. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1970 | First peal rung by Margaret Jones. Recorded peal total is 394. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Alison C L Read. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Gillian M Barter. Recorded peal total is 20. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Mary R W Salmon. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Nicholas Wilkins. Recorded peal total is 295. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Stephen P Smith. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Terry J Riggs. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1971 | First peal rung by Timothy P T Soanes. Recorded peal total is 136. | |

1971 | First peal rung by William A M Barter. Recorded peal total is 201. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Denis Crowe. Recorded peal total is 195. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Andrew Giles. Recorded peal total is 227. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Hilary Jones. Recorded peal total is 10. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Ian C Watkins. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Neville P Vine. Recorded peal total is 16. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Sara E Pollard. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Wilfred E Richards. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1977 | First peal rung by Tymothy G M Jones. Recorded peal total is 80. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Michael B Taylor. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Peter R Hildebrand. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1981 | First peal rung by Matthew C Coppard. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1981 | First peal rung by Miles L Tucker. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1981 | First peal rung by Paul Widgery. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Alison J Lewis. Recorded peal total is 108. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Andrew C John. Recorded peal total is 607. | |

1982 | First peal rung by David M Dewar. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Evan Kozakiewicz. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Helen J Loader. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Hilary A Moss. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Ian J White. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Irene K Jergensen. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1982 | First peal rung by James Congdon. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Julia Ibbotson. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Louise J Cole. Recorded peal total is 40. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Mandy Staley. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1983 | First peal rung by Paul D Hallam. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1985 | First peal rung by Graham R Button. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1987 | First peal rung by Andrew C Ray. Recorded peal total is 66. | |

1988 | First peal rung by Anthony M Duggins. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1988 | First peal rung by Helen J Herbert. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1988 | First peal rung by Julie Hooper. Recorded peal total is 41. | |

1990 | First peal rung by Iain J Muir. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1993 | First peal rung by Peter M Tiffitt. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1993 | First peal rung by W Nigel G Proctor. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1994 | First peal rung by Camilla L F Haggett. Recorded peal total is 22. | |

1994 | First peal rung by K Whitehead. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1999 | First peal rung by David G Maynard. Recorded peal total is 838. | |

1999 | First peal rung by Felicity Hayden. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1999 | First peal rung by John Bury. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1999 | First peal rung by Sarah Haynes. Recorded peal total is 16. | |

2002 | First peal rung by Amy Young. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Kim J Adams. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Verity Charlesworth. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2010 | First peal rung by Alistair J Cherry. Recorded peal total is 131. | |

2010 | First peal rung by Niamh W Hickey. Recorded peal total is 14. | |

2010 | First peal rung by Rhodri G Thomas. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2011 | First peal rung by Julia Pentelow. Recorded peal total is 14. | |

First peals in towers for 26th June | ||

1771 | First peal on the bells at Holbeach, All Saints, Lincolnshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 46. | |

1895 | First peal on the bells at Wenhaston, S Peter, Suffolk. Recorded tower bell peal total is 95. | |

1897 | First peal on the bells at Thurleigh, S Peter, Bedfordshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 24. | |

1898 | First peal on the bells at Monks Eleigh, S Peter, Suffolk. Recorded tower bell peal total is 20. | |

1909 | First peal on the bells at Cogenhoe, S Peter, Northamptonshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 51. | |

1912 | First peal on the bells at Newton in the Isle, S James, Cambridgeshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 22. | |

1926 | First peal on the bells at Wrenbury, S Margaret, Cheshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 28. | |

1929 | First peal on the bells at Sulgrave, S James the Less, Northamptonshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 28. | |

1935 | First peal on the bells at Wiveton, S Mary the Virgin, Norfolk. Recorded tower bell peal total is 26. | |

1937 | First peal on the bells at Burton Hastings, S Botolph, Warwickshire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 16. | |

1952 | First peal on the bells at Edith Weston, S Mary, Rutland. Recorded tower bell peal total is 24. | |

1976 | First peal on the bells at Broadway, Sydney, S Benedict, New South Wales, Australia. Recorded tower bell peal total is 13. | |

1988 | First peal on the bells at Bishop's Tawton, S John the Baptist, Devon. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2. | |

1994 | First peal on the bells at Malvern Wells, Campanile, Worcestershire. Recorded tower bell peal total is 3. | |

First towerbell peals in methods for 26th June | ||

1952 | First tower bell peal of Buckinghamshire Surprise Maximus. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2. | |

1954 | First tower bell peal of Twickenham Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2. | |

1964 | First tower bell peal of Fawsley Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 4. | |

1965 | First tower bell peal of Kippen Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 7. | |

1976 | First tower bell peal of Follifoot Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

1976 | First tower bell peal of Lydney Little Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

1982 | First tower bell peal of Upsilon Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 3. | |

1983 | First tower bell peal of Limerick Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

1984 | First tower bell peal of Meridian Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

1988 | First tower bell peal of Bishops Tawton Surprise Minor. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

1992 | First tower bell peal of Argentina Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 4. | |

1993 | First tower bell peal of Voliba Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

1994 | First tower bell peal of Steel City Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

1995 | First tower bell peal of Croyland Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

1995 | First tower bell peal of Edlesborough Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

1995 | First tower bell peal of Teguise Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 2. | |

1996 | First tower bell peal of Guatisea Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2000 | First tower bell peal of Guildford Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2001 | First tower bell peal of Double Coslany Court Bob Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2001 | First tower bell peal of Xapuri Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2002 | First tower bell peal of Watermill Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2007 | First tower bell peal of Colwall Surprise Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2007 | First tower bell peal of Swanfield Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2007 | First tower bell peal of Xerethorpe Delight Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2008 | First tower bell peal of Wight Delight Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2008 | First tower bell peal of Xagar Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2010 | First tower bell peal of Brighouse Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2010 | First tower bell peal of Chiddingly Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2010 | First tower bell peal of Duffell Delight Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2012 | First tower bell peal of Redshore Alliance Royal. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2013 | First tower bell peal of Albatross Bob Triples. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2013 | First tower bell peal of Stonesby Alliance Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2014 | First tower bell peal of Cryers Hill Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. | |

2014 | First tower bell peal of No 5029 Nunney Castle Surprise Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 3. | |

2015 | First tower bell peal of Waterloo Alliance Major. Recorded tower bell peal total is 1. |

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