On This Day - 1st March

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 1st March Edit BBB
YearEventReference
1731The Painswick Youths rang their second peal of Grandsire Triples. See February 19, 1731 and March 26, 1731.nv
1734The Painswick Youths rang the first of their long peals with one of 8,064 Grandsire Caters. A board in Painswick church records that the peal took 4 hours and 45 minutes. This was the longest length in the method at the time, supplanting a 6012 rung by the City Scholars on November 12, 1732. See March 1, 1735.nv
1735The Painswick Youths exceeded their record, set up a year before, with a peal of 10,080 Grandsire Caters in 6 hours and 27 minutes. See March 29, 1762.nv
1881At Heckington, Lincs the bells were rededicated by the Bishop of Nottingham after the old six were rehung and two new trebles added. The cost of rehanging was borne by excess funds accumulated by the Heckington Flower Show!CBLi451
1889H H Chandler conducted 13,440 Canterbury Pleasure Major at Warnham, Sussex in 7 hours and 45 minutes. The peal, composed by A Knights, gives the extent with the tenors together. Henry Burstow arrived to umpire the peal, but was conscripted into ringing as one of the band did not turn up!BN1889/619
 
Birthdays for 1st March
Happy Birthday, H David Harrison (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
1916Robert W R Percy born
Happy Birthday, Andrew E Crowe (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
1931Renee L Armstrong born
Happy Birthday, Philippa M S MacLellan (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
Happy Birthday, Robert E Havard (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
Happy Birthday, Rona M Joiner (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
 
First pealers for 1st March
1927First peal rung by Thomas Culver. Recorded peal total is 1.
1930First peal rung by Albert E Beaney. Recorded peal total is 16.
1930First peal rung by Charles Wilkinson. Recorded peal total is 5.
1930First peal rung by Clement W A Bottomly. Recorded peal total is 6.
1930First peal rung by Ernest Wilson (Claines). Recorded peal total is 9.
1947First peal rung by David W Lamb. Recorded peal total is 3.
1950First peal rung by H David Harrison. Recorded peal total is 7.
1950First peal rung by John L Woodward. Recorded peal total is 2.
1952First peal rung by Bryan D Giddings. Recorded peal total is 28.
1952First peal rung by Edward F Fosberry. Recorded peal total is 34.
1952First peal rung by Frank F Brooks. Recorded peal total is 6.
1952First peal rung by Granville Vann. Recorded peal total is 1.
1952First peal rung by Harold Stevenson. Recorded peal total is 111.
1952First peal rung by Harold Evans (Radnor). Recorded peal total is 2.
1952First peal rung by Ivan J M Saunders. Recorded peal total is 128.
1952First peal rung by James H R Johns. Recorded peal total is 1.
1952First peal rung by Marian Skinner. Recorded peal total is 14.
1952First peal rung by Peter G Tregelles. Recorded peal total is 1.
1952First peal rung by Robert E Brown. Recorded peal total is 1.
1952First peal rung by Roy Hall. Recorded peal total is 9.
1953First peal rung by Stanley C Williams. Recorded peal total is 4.
1955First peal rung by Allan R Jones. Recorded peal total is 62.
1955First peal rung by Michael D Goodman. Recorded peal total is 10.
1956First peal rung by M John Halliwell. Recorded peal total is 110.
1958First peal rung by Francis P G Flack. Recorded peal total is 132.
1958First peal rung by Frederick Derry. Recorded peal total is 203.
1958First peal rung by G Colin Jackson. Recorded peal total is 14.
1958First peal rung by J Edward Brown. Recorded peal total is 108.
1960First peal rung by J Vernon Hepworth. Recorded peal total is 4.
1963First peal rung by David W Sweet. Recorded peal total is 6.
1963First peal rung by Delphine J Fuller. Recorded peal total is 3.
1969First peal rung by David R Clayton. Recorded peal total is 2.
1969First peal rung by E Thomas Pilsbury. Recorded peal total is 8.
1969First peal rung by Henry J Wingrove. Recorded peal total is 1.
1969First peal rung by James Green. Recorded peal total is 32.
1969First peal rung by John H Dudley. Recorded peal total is 12.
1969First peal rung by Michael F Gee. Recorded peal total is 1.
1969First peal rung by Michael J Hunter. Recorded peal total is 3.
1969First peal rung by Michael Symonds. Recorded peal total is 1.
1969First peal rung by Richard C Lee. Recorded peal total is 1.
1969First peal rung by Robert Williamson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1970First peal rung by Ronald S Barclay. Recorded peal total is 111.
1971First peal rung by Roy A Thorpe. Recorded peal total is 20.
1972First peal rung by Barbara Langcake. Recorded peal total is 1.
1974First peal rung by Gillian D Housden. Recorded peal total is 3.
1975First peal rung by Barry J Hayman. Recorded peal total is 294.
1975First peal rung by C Anita Blundell. Recorded peal total is 327.
1975First peal rung by Christine Holmes. Recorded peal total is 5.
1975First peal rung by Lester J Yeo. Recorded peal total is 1520.
1975First peal rung by William D Barnes. Recorded peal total is 115.
1980First peal rung by Chesney G Birch. Recorded peal total is 1.
1980First peal rung by Jane Orchard. Recorded peal total is 6.
1980First peal rung by Janet Stenton. Recorded peal total is 1.
1980First peal rung by Kim D Logan. Recorded peal total is 3.
1980First peal rung by Martin B Cowley. Recorded peal total is 30.
1980First peal rung by Stephen P Barnes. Recorded peal total is 19.
1980First peal rung by Stuart E Warstat. Recorded peal total is 1.
1981First peal rung by Mary J Brown. Recorded peal total is 1.
1984First peal rung by Patricia M Everett. Recorded peal total is 2.
1984First peal rung by Richard D James. Recorded peal total is 2.
1986First peal rung by Adrian N Whitaker. Recorded peal total is 2.
1986First peal rung by Allison Boyes. Recorded peal total is 6.
1986First peal rung by Clare Carpenter. Recorded peal total is 8.
1986First peal rung by Daniel A White. Recorded peal total is 1.
1986First peal rung by Eric Martin (Cranford). Recorded peal total is 3.
1986First peal rung by Guy R Wilkinson. Recorded peal total is 33.
1986First peal rung by Jonathan L Fry. Recorded peal total is 3.
1986First peal rung by Susan C Rance. Recorded peal total is 6.
1986First peal rung by Sylvia Davies. Recorded peal total is 6.
1987First peal rung by Kathleen M Rebbeck. Recorded peal total is 2.
1987First peal rung by Richard M Crooks. Recorded peal total is 10.
1990First peal rung by Katherine A Whitaker. Recorded peal total is 50.
1990First peal rung by Peta C Cloete. Recorded peal total is 2.
1997First peal rung by Christine James. Recorded peal total is 1.
1997First peal rung by Jonathan C Twinley. Recorded peal total is 1.
1997First peal rung by Sarah E Barrett. Recorded peal total is 17.
1998First peal rung by Chantal Meloscia. Recorded peal total is 3.
1998First peal rung by Erica J Carr. Recorded peal total is 1.
2000First peal rung by E Jane Latham. Recorded peal total is 1.
2003First peal rung by Gail Lilley. Recorded peal total is 36.
2003First peal rung by Jo A Rontree. Recorded peal total is 1.
2004First peal rung by Graham Drabble. Recorded peal total is 24.
2008First peal rung by Keith R Murphy. Recorded peal total is 11.
2008First peal rung by Saskia E Palmer. Recorded peal total is 36.
2014First peal rung by Joshua D P Jones. Recorded peal total is 23.

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