On This Day - 17th February

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 17th February Edit BBB
YearEventReference
1727The College Youths rang the first peal of Union Triples at St Lawrence Jewry. The method was derived from the attempts of Robert Baldwin, a member of the Union Scholars, to obtain a true peal of Grandsire Triples.CY12
1800The Soham Youths rang 5,152 Imperial the Third Major, a notable performance for a small country village. It was the second peal to be rung in the method.H&A/236
1801The Society of Cumberland Youths rang at Hackney the first peal of William Shipway's new method, Place Triples.nv
1836Boys cooking in the ringing room of Christ Church, Spitalfields started a fire, which destroyed the ring of twelve, tenor 44 cwt. The metal was salvaged and a ring of eight cast with a tenor of 34 cwt.TB16
1856The first peal of Stedman on an even number of bells was one of Stedman Major, rung at Aston and conducted by Henry Johnson.nv
 
Birthdays for 17th February
1894James S Eastwood born
1916Henry Ivings born
1934Michael D Marshall born
Happy Birthday, Philip Rogers (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
Happy Birthday, Paul R Scofield (Year of birth not given for living ringers)
 
First pealers for 17th February
1938First peal rung by Harry G Wayne. Recorded peal total is 46.
1938First peal rung by William J Nurcombe. Recorded peal total is 5.
1939First peal rung by Nesta Smith. Recorded peal total is 8.
1945First peal rung by G William Critchley. Recorded peal total is 926.
1945First peal rung by W Ralph Winterton. Recorded peal total is 3.
1948First peal rung by George Darlington. Recorded peal total is 2.
1951First peal rung by Arthur Hillier. Recorded peal total is 1.
1951First peal rung by Edward Townsend. Recorded peal total is 1.
1951First peal rung by Reginald P Crump. Recorded peal total is 5.
1951First peal rung by William H Watkin. Recorded peal total is 165.
1952First peal rung by Howard W Egglestone. Recorded peal total is 1408.
1952First peal rung by James Sheppard. Recorded peal total is 1.
1952First peal rung by William Gerrard. Recorded peal total is 7.
1955First peal rung by Richard J Coles. Recorded peal total is 4.
1958First peal rung by Pamela M Gill. Recorded peal total is 3.
1958First peal rung by Teresa Jones. Recorded peal total is 3.
1960First peal rung by Audrey Evans. Recorded peal total is 5.
1960First peal rung by Hubert Naylor. Recorded peal total is 2.
1960First peal rung by Paul Mills. Recorded peal total is 4.
1960First peal rung by Rachel Rose. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by David S Parry. Recorded peal total is 14.
1962First peal rung by Derek F Wood. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by Geoffrey A Carter. Recorded peal total is 6.
1962First peal rung by George B Hemming. Recorded peal total is 7.
1962First peal rung by John N Dunn. Recorded peal total is 15.
1962First peal rung by Juliet Finn. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by Michael J Trenoweth. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by Peter A Ford. Recorded peal total is 8.
1962First peal rung by Peter J Munday. Recorded peal total is 604.
1962First peal rung by Reginald Chatterton. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by Roderick Gunstone. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by Ruth E Stickland. Recorded peal total is 306.
1962First peal rung by Sally Parrott. Recorded peal total is 6.
1964First peal rung by Ronald J Stephens. Recorded peal total is 15.
1965First peal rung by D N Gabe Thomas. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by David K Barrington. Recorded peal total is 116.
1965First peal rung by John Alexander (Baglan). Recorded peal total is 5.
1965First peal rung by Terry G Williams. Recorded peal total is 52.
1968First peal rung by Alan Spivey. Recorded peal total is 2.
1968First peal rung by Avril Walton. Recorded peal total is 1.
1968First peal rung by Frederic W Smith. Recorded peal total is 1.
1968First peal rung by Ian L Dollins. Recorded peal total is 1.
1968First peal rung by Irene Mayfield. Recorded peal total is 3.
1968First peal rung by J Richard F Parkin. Recorded peal total is 1.
1968First peal rung by John P Loveless. Recorded peal total is 3919.
1968First peal rung by Leonard A Huckstep. Recorded peal total is 60.
1968First peal rung by Randle T J Tinkler. Recorded peal total is 97.
1972First peal rung by Jill C Kirby. Recorded peal total is 3.
1973First peal rung by Andre R Gren. Recorded peal total is 19.
1973First peal rung by Berice Large. Recorded peal total is 4.
1973First peal rung by Deborah A Knewstub. Recorded peal total is 3.
1973First peal rung by Denis Woodley. Recorded peal total is 1.
1973First peal rung by John D Birch. Recorded peal total is 8.
1973First peal rung by Julie D Panton. Recorded peal total is 11.
1973First peal rung by Richard J Barron. Recorded peal total is 5.
1973First peal rung by Russell J Jordan. Recorded peal total is 18.
1973First peal rung by Simon B H Everett. Recorded peal total is 7.
1973First peal rung by Stephen D Russell. Recorded peal total is 2.
1973First peal rung by William H Davis. Recorded peal total is 41.
1974First peal rung by Elizabeth James. Recorded peal total is 18.
1974First peal rung by Janet E John. Recorded peal total is 154.
1974First peal rung by Kimberley A Oxley. Recorded peal total is 9.
1974First peal rung by Leslie Cheeseman. Recorded peal total is 1.
1974First peal rung by Stephen R Diserens. Recorded peal total is 30.
1978First peal rung by Rosina M Baxter. Recorded peal total is 44.
1979First peal rung by Alan Morris. Recorded peal total is 6.
1979First peal rung by Anthony F House. Recorded peal total is 1.
1979First peal rung by Catherine A Meads. Recorded peal total is 11.
1979First peal rung by David A Strong. Recorded peal total is 159.
1979First peal rung by Douglas W Nichols. Recorded peal total is 73.
1979First peal rung by Howard J Wastling. Recorded peal total is 223.
1979First peal rung by Jeremy T Carter. Recorded peal total is 2.
1979First peal rung by Margaret Woodville. Recorded peal total is 2.
1979First peal rung by Robert D Law. Recorded peal total is 5.
1979First peal rung by T David Smith. Recorded peal total is 16.
1983First peal rung by Alexandra S L Walker. Recorded peal total is 7.
1984First peal rung by Jacky Boorman. Recorded peal total is 5.
1985First peal rung by Fiona S McClenaghan. Recorded peal total is 4.
1990First peal rung by Anthony J Fisher. Recorded peal total is 82.
1990First peal rung by Iona A E McLachlan. Recorded peal total is 22.
1990First peal rung by Keith Cashmore. Recorded peal total is 1.
1990First peal rung by Stuart D Armes. Recorded peal total is 2.
1996First peal rung by Alan J Gull. Recorded peal total is 2.
1996First peal rung by D Ian Wilson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1996First peal rung by Eliza L Spencer. Recorded peal total is 9.
1996First peal rung by Howard F Kimber. Recorded peal total is 1.
1996First peal rung by James L Boulton. Recorded peal total is 3.
1996First peal rung by Linda Mort. Recorded peal total is 3.
1996First peal rung by Stephen R Warren. Recorded peal total is 5.
2001First peal rung by Hilary J Brooks. Recorded peal total is 1.
2001First peal rung by Michael De Jacquier. Recorded peal total is 1.
2001First peal rung by Walter Koscielniak. Recorded peal total is 1.
2002First peal rung by Helen E Green. Recorded peal total is 32.
2003First peal rung by Alan A Brown (Widecombe). Recorded peal total is 1.
2005First peal rung by Stephanie J Rueff. Recorded peal total is 56.
2007First peal rung by Ann Quilton. Recorded peal total is 2.
2007First peal rung by Helen L Marshall. Recorded peal total is 25.
2007First peal rung by Marisa A Hayes. Recorded peal total is 98.
2007First peal rung by Rebecca A Cullen. Recorded peal total is 23.
2010First peal rung by George M Salter. Recorded peal total is 439.
2014First peal rung by Samuel C Jopp. Recorded peal total is 1.
2015First peal rung by Rebecca J Harrison. Recorded peal total is 9.

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