On This Day - 16th September

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 16th September Edit BBB
YearEventReference
1755The first recorded peal in Birmingham was rung on this day at St Philip's; 5040 Bob Major.nv
1861William H. Fussell was born in Upton-cum-Chalvey, Buckinghamshire. He learned to ring at Slough in 1878, and soon became a capable ringer. He joined the Cumberland Youths in 1881 but initially spent much time with his local association, The West Middlesex Association, ringing in their first peal in 1882. He was a founder member of the Oxford Diocesan Guild and rang 1151 peals, including one in every county in England and Wales. He was the twelfth ringer to ring one thousand peals. He organised many ringing tours, including Great Adventure I in 1934. He was a frequent contributor to the Bell News and The Ringing World. He died on August 28, 1944.PPR
1869A new ring of five was installed at Yass, New South Wales.nv
1896Issue Number 1 of Campanology, a short-lived weekly publication for ringers appeared, owned and edited by William Bedwell of Lewisham. The last issue was number 26 on March 10, 1897.nv
1922George Williams became the fifth man to achieve one thousand peals. See May 7, 1857, January 28, 1949 and January 17, 1884.PPR
1980Two mothers and their daughters rang a quarter peal of Bob Minor at St. Mary, Asbury.nv
 
Birthdays for 16th September
1881William J Robinson born
1931Bryan Williams born
Happy Birthday, Roger J Lumley (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth A Orme (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
 
First pealers for 16th September
1919First peal rung by Christopher W Woolley. Recorded peal total is 795.
1922First peal rung by George W Jeffs. Recorded peal total is 6.
1944First peal rung by John H Hunt. Recorded peal total is 235.
1944First peal rung by Richard Newton (Willesborough). Recorded peal total is 1.
1944First peal rung by Tom Page. Recorded peal total is 769.
1948First peal rung by Frederick A H Cattell. Recorded peal total is 29.
1948First peal rung by Gerald Bridger. Recorded peal total is 2.
1949First peal rung by M Elizabeth Brown. Recorded peal total is 46.
1950First peal rung by N C Weight. Recorded peal total is 1.
1950First peal rung by Rhys Morris. Recorded peal total is 1.
1950First peal rung by Roy Hallett. Recorded peal total is 7.
1952First peal rung by Colin Roynan. Recorded peal total is 1.
1953First peal rung by Kenneth Walker. Recorded peal total is 1.
1955First peal rung by Henry J Mee. Recorded peal total is 2.
1955First peal rung by Robert G T Bennett. Recorded peal total is 30.
1961First peal rung by Donald G Murray. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by Dorothy Mason. Recorded peal total is 22.
1967First peal rung by Martin Smith. Recorded peal total is 9.
1967First peal rung by Muriel Riddsdale. Recorded peal total is 1.
1969First peal rung by Martin Barrett. Recorded peal total is 3.
1970First peal rung by Dawn Cockayne. Recorded peal total is 188.
1972First peal rung by Alan G C Smith. Recorded peal total is 60.
1972First peal rung by C Ivor Moon. Recorded peal total is 1.
1972First peal rung by Christopher J Frye. Recorded peal total is 225.
1972First peal rung by Clive H Pattison. Recorded peal total is 6.
1972First peal rung by Philip G Langford. Recorded peal total is 7.
1973First peal rung by Debra E Nutter. Recorded peal total is 4.
1974First peal rung by Geoffrey L K Dann. Recorded peal total is 12.
1977First peal rung by David K Palfrey. Recorded peal total is 7.
1977First peal rung by Janet E Donaldson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Jenny E M Palfrey. Recorded peal total is 5.
1977First peal rung by Nicola Marchant. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First peal rung by Christine Richardson. Recorded peal total is 550.
1983First peal rung by Christopher J Wright (Gargrave). Recorded peal total is 33.
1983First peal rung by Susan Wilkinson. Recorded peal total is 3.
1984First peal rung by Alan F Hegarty. Recorded peal total is 14.
1984First peal rung by Jocelyn E Drew. Recorded peal total is 2.
1987First peal rung by Margaret S Corrigan. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First peal rung by David Hunt. Recorded peal total is 2.
1989First peal rung by Derek Hughes. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First peal rung by Geoffrey M Waine. Recorded peal total is 2.
1989First peal rung by Mark E C Whatson. Recorded peal total is 3.
1989First peal rung by Raymond E Tew. Recorded peal total is 2.
1989First peal rung by Sharon Kelly. Recorded peal total is 1.
1990First peal rung by Gareth L M Lawson. Recorded peal total is 163.
1992First peal rung by Oliver H J Bird. Recorded peal total is 1.
1995First peal rung by Colin S Joce. Recorded peal total is 5.
1995First peal rung by Peter Murfet. Recorded peal total is 9.
1995First peal rung by William E Crouch. Recorded peal total is 15.
2000First peal rung by Danielle Brotherston. Recorded peal total is 1.
2000First peal rung by Faith A Newell. Recorded peal total is 3.
2000First peal rung by Michael J Lilley. Recorded peal total is 294.
2006First peal rung by Jonathan A Ratcliffe. Recorded peal total is 41.
2006First peal rung by Patricia Jopling. Recorded peal total is 1.
2006First peal rung by Philip S Gorman. Recorded peal total is 18.
2015First peal rung by Matthew P Sheasby. Recorded peal total is 1.

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