On This Day - 15th March

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 15th March Edit BBB
YearEventReference
1728The College Youths exceeded the record peal of Grandsire Cinques set the previous day by the London Scholars, with one of 6,312 changes. It was conducted by Benjamin Annable, and rung at St Martin-in-the-Fields in five and a quarter hours.JAT35
1737An extract from the parish registers of St Martin, Birmingham relates to the duplication of ringing on State Days and Holidays, and orders that ringing should only be at one church per day, starting first at St Martin's and then at St Phillips's.CBW117
1927The lightest peal ever rung was one of Stedman Triples on handbells, conducted by W P Whitehead. The tenor weighed only three ounces, or 84 grams, whilst the weight of all the bells only came to 21 ounces.RW1927/181
1930A peal of Double Norwich Court Bob Major, 8,096 changes, was rung at Quidenham, Norfolk, composed and conducted by Nolan Golden. It was the longest length by all on eight bells, on the bells and in the method in the county.RW1930/179
1961On this day members of the Guildford Diocesan Guild went to the Whitechapel Bell Foundry to see “the Alfred Pulling Memorial Bell” cast as one of the new ring of ten for Guildford Cathedral. Five more bells were cast on December 17, 1965.RW1961/237
 
Birthdays for 15th March
1911Cuthbert W H Powell born
 
First pealers for 15th March
1919First peal rung by Colin Harrison. Recorded peal total is 45.
1927First peal rung by William Halford. Recorded peal total is 1.
1938First peal rung by Cecil W Poole. Recorded peal total is 3.
1938First peal rung by Charles H Lathey. Recorded peal total is 1.
1947First peal rung by Clifford A Barron. Recorded peal total is 1309.
1947First peal rung by Harry G Timms. Recorded peal total is 7.
1948First peal rung by Cyril Byard. Recorded peal total is 8.
1951First peal rung by Douglas Elwick. Recorded peal total is 127.
1952First peal rung by John P Crawley. Recorded peal total is 11.
1952First peal rung by Keith Davis. Recorded peal total is 1.
1952First peal rung by Peter Chambers. Recorded peal total is 5.
1952First peal rung by William F Rickwood. Recorded peal total is 8.
1954First peal rung by Brian R Coleman. Recorded peal total is 1.
1955First peal rung by Geoffrey P Green. Recorded peal total is 44.
1956First peal rung by Michael Solley. Recorded peal total is 22.
1957First peal rung by D John Poole. Recorded peal total is 7.
1957First peal rung by June E Nelson. Recorded peal total is 2.
1957First peal rung by Roger J H Veysey. Recorded peal total is 1.
1957First peal rung by Vera M Nelson. Recorded peal total is 5.
1958First peal rung by Bryan A Brislane. Recorded peal total is 2.
1958First peal rung by John A Cobb. Recorded peal total is 5.
1958First peal rung by Noel R Waite. Recorded peal total is 56.
1958First peal rung by Sheila Wallace (Hughenden). Recorded peal total is 16.
1964First peal rung by Gillian Sims. Recorded peal total is 17.
1964First peal rung by Louise G Pink. Recorded peal total is 586.
1967First peal rung by Hazel J Nichols. Recorded peal total is 58.
1968First peal rung by Jill Leppard. Recorded peal total is 1.
1969First peal rung by Richard D Holland. Recorded peal total is 1.
1971First peal rung by Matthew L Dobson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1975First peal rung by Alison Ridd. Recorded peal total is 6.
1975First peal rung by Cedric W J Hockin. Recorded peal total is 1.
1975First peal rung by Charlotte Kirwan. Recorded peal total is 7.
1975First peal rung by E B Kim Duffy. Recorded peal total is 1.
1975First peal rung by Karen M Preston. Recorded peal total is 10.
1975First peal rung by Lois Kelly. Recorded peal total is 6.
1975First peal rung by Michael D Prescott. Recorded peal total is 7.
1975First peal rung by Nicholas D Hughes. Recorded peal total is 138.
1975First peal rung by Peter J Turner. Recorded peal total is 5.
1975First peal rung by Stephen Crocker. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Guy W L Morgan. Recorded peal total is 5.
1977First peal rung by Nigel C Bosanko. Recorded peal total is 2.
1977First peal rung by Richard D Minnard. Recorded peal total is 6.
1978First peal rung by Janet Sumner. Recorded peal total is 11.
1978First peal rung by Martin C Jones (Gainsborough). Recorded peal total is 1.
1980First peal rung by Mark W Langtry. Recorded peal total is 2.
1980First peal rung by Melvyn J Freeman. Recorded peal total is 70.
1980First peal rung by Rosalind J Keech. Recorded peal total is 541.
1980First peal rung by Simon J Grover. Recorded peal total is 7.
1981First peal rung by Alison P Tilleard. Recorded peal total is 40.
1981First peal rung by Catherine L M Hewitt. Recorded peal total is 8.
1981First peal rung by Darren N Avey. Recorded peal total is 22.
1981First peal rung by Ian N Robinson. Recorded peal total is 936.
1981First peal rung by Jonathan M P Anstey. Recorded peal total is 1.
1981First peal rung by Paul R Graupner. Recorded peal total is 140.
1981First peal rung by Stuart W Anderson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1982First peal rung by Trevor B Elliott. Recorded peal total is 127.
1986First peal rung by Christine Clare. Recorded peal total is 22.
1986First peal rung by Frank W Simkin. Recorded peal total is 1.
1986First peal rung by Geoffrey B Robinson. Recorded peal total is 4.
1986First peal rung by Mary Simkin. Recorded peal total is 2.
1986First peal rung by Rupert M Burgess. Recorded peal total is 89.
1987First peal rung by Elizabeth J Parker. Recorded peal total is 6.
1987First peal rung by Stephen White. Recorded peal total is 6.
1992First peal rung by Julie Burlinson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by John A Fraser. Recorded peal total is 1.
1995First peal rung by Robert L Burchett. Recorded peal total is 1.
1997First peal rung by Gordon S Taylor. Recorded peal total is 3.
1997First peal rung by Stephen N J Hands. Recorded peal total is 1.
1998First peal rung by Jane C Garner. Recorded peal total is 4.
1998First peal rung by Nicole L Jones. Recorded peal total is 2.
2000First peal rung by Elizabeth Ford. Recorded peal total is 1.
2000First peal rung by Sebastian B Lucas. Recorded peal total is 29.
2002First peal rung by Jonathan R Westlake. Recorded peal total is 2.
2002First peal rung by Richard P G Hayhoe. Recorded peal total is 2.
2003First peal rung by Andrew L Smith. Recorded peal total is 31.
2003First peal rung by Matthew J Jones (Brighton). Recorded peal total is 197.
2003First peal rung by Stuart J Dawes. Recorded peal total is 2.
2003First peal rung by Stuart L Butler. Recorded peal total is 17.
2013First peal rung by Samantha Keable. Recorded peal total is 1.

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