News:2009:Bath & Wells 1100th Anniversary

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Thanks to everyone who took part in ringing for the anniversary of the Bath & Wells Diocese on Saturday (10th Jan 2009). The branch rang at Widcombe, Bathwick, Bath St Michael and Lansdown simultaneously at 4pm to coincide with the end of the service at the Abbey that begins the year's celebrations in the diocese. In addition a peal was rung at the Abbey by a representative band from around the Association.

Quarter Peals

As part of the ringing, the following quarter peals were rung:

St Matthew, Widcombe
Saturday, 10 January 2009 in 45 mins
1279 Grandsire Doubles
1 Maggie Willans
2 David A Huxford (C)
3 Molly S Waterson
4 Phill Butler
5 Robert D Bell
6 Ian Hay Davison

2: Circled Tower

St Mary the Virgin, Bathwick
Saturday, 10 January 2009 in 42 mins
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Paul D Clewett
2 Peter J Devrell
3 Matthew A Skues
4 David P Hÿtch
5 Michael W Day (C)
6 Roger C Button

St Stephen, Lansdown
Saturday, 10 January 2009
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Mary Kelly
2 Bob Purnell
3 Morley Bray
4 Christine Purnell
5 Dave Kelly (C)
6 Alex Thomson

6: First QP attempt. Alex is the first locally trained ringer to ring a QP.

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