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 18th October Edit BBB | ||
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Year | Event | Reference |

1612 | The oldest ringing society still in existence today is the Cathedral company of Lincoln, which was formed on this day. “The Ordinances of the Society of Ringers of S Hugh of Lincoln”, are preserved amongst the Muniments of the Cathedral. | CBLi546 |

1843 | Thomas Tolladay died. A former boat-builder from Windsor, he moved to London in search of better ringing. Through his abilities he made the St James' Society one of the principal ringing societies of the day. | nv |

1876 | John Taylor and Co cast The Great Clock Bell of Manchester Town Hall. It was seven foot five inches in diameter and weighed 6 tons 9 cwt. See May 20, 1880. | nv |

1980 | A peal of Grandsire Cinques rung at Christchurch Cathedral was the first 12-bell peal to be rung in New Zealand. | nv |

Birthdays for 18th October | ||

1916 | John Shepheard-Walwyn born | |

1936 | Vernon J Beddoes born | |

First pealers for 18th October | ||

1930 | First peal rung by Harry Mortemore. Recorded peal total is 14. | |

1930 | First peal rung by Walter Brown. Recorded peal total is 8. | |

1947 | First peal rung by Bruce Dunbar. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1947 | First peal rung by George E Williamson. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1947 | First peal rung by James Rich. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1947 | First peal rung by John E Cooper. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1947 | First peal rung by Leonard Healey. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1947 | First peal rung by Reginald G Pearce. Recorded peal total is 10. | |

1947 | First peal rung by Thomas Howell. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1948 | First peal rung by Stanley R Wilson. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1952 | First peal rung by Angela M Willes. Recorded peal total is 15. | |

1952 | First peal rung by Denis J Woodhams. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1952 | First peal rung by Douglas Burnett. Recorded peal total is 39. | |

1952 | First peal rung by George Johnson (Stevenage). Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1952 | First peal rung by John M Nash. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1952 | First peal rung by John N Diserens. Recorded peal total is 293. | |

1952 | First peal rung by Kitty Bryan. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1952 | First peal rung by Malcolm Franklin. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1952 | First peal rung by Richard S Holland. Recorded peal total is 9. | |

1952 | First peal rung by Sheila I Smith. Recorded peal total is 62. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Anthony Gooding. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1954 | First peal rung by Derek Gooding. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1954 | First peal rung by James Gooding. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1954 | First peal rung by June Gooding. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1955 | First peal rung by Tom Harris. Recorded peal total is 651. | |

1957 | First peal rung by David C Pitts. Recorded peal total is 8. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Brynley A Shackleton. Recorded peal total is 314. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Harry Lloyd. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1958 | First peal rung by John Turner (Tring). Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1958 | First peal rung by June F Carter. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1958 | First peal rung by June M Key. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Owen Green. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Peter Davies (Duffield). Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1958 | First peal rung by William J Sale. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1959 | First peal rung by John H Fryer. Recorded peal total is 350. | |

1959 | First peal rung by Robert J Klima. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1959 | First peal rung by William D Watson. Recorded peal total is 26. | |

1961 | First peal rung by Arthur C Berry. Recorded peal total is 610. | |

1961 | First peal rung by Kenneth W Thorne. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1962 | First peal rung by Adrian Knights. Recorded peal total is 1054. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Michael J Thomas. Recorded peal total is 452. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Peter Fenton. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1965 | First peal rung by Roger J Amos. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1969 | First peal rung by Andrew W Guthrie. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1969 | First peal rung by Anne E Deebank. Recorded peal total is 107. | |

1969 | First peal rung by David Hird. Recorded peal total is 3111. | |

1969 | First peal rung by David M Draper. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1969 | First peal rung by Judy Brough. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1969 | First peal rung by Martin E Buckman. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1969 | First peal rung by Peter A Rose. Recorded peal total is 15. | |

1969 | First peal rung by Sandra Ettles. Recorded peal total is 18. | |

1969 | First peal rung by Susan M Heath. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1972 | First peal rung by James E Benner. Recorded peal total is 503. | |

1973 | First peal rung by Julie Stableford. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1975 | First peal rung by David R Pryce. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1975 | First peal rung by Keith M Watts. Recorded peal total is 19. | |

1975 | First peal rung by Kenneth Jones. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1975 | First peal rung by Philip K Parker. Recorded peal total is 15. | |

1975 | First peal rung by Wendy E Simon. Recorded peal total is 20. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Richard J Webber. Recorded peal total is 74. | |

1976 | First peal rung by Stephen P Haynes. Recorded peal total is 49. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Ann F Eyles. Recorded peal total is 34. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Catherine Buddle. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1980 | First peal rung by David C Polly. Recorded peal total is 44. | |

1980 | First peal rung by David Minchin. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1980 | First peal rung by David Westlake. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1980 | First peal rung by E Kathryn Gilmour. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Frances C Caley. Recorded peal total is 12. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Gillian F Francis. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Jacqueline A O'Hagan. Recorded peal total is 8. | |

1980 | First peal rung by John Comer. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Kevin A M Paine. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Nicola E Jones. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Peter J Seward. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Rosemary Ball. Recorded peal total is 14. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Sarah Comer. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Susan L Ellis. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Tim R Salmon. Recorded peal total is 9. | |

1984 | First peal rung by Paul J Hancock. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1984 | First peal rung by Penny Martin. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Angela M Hemming. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Duncan L C Hyde. Recorded peal total is 173. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Graham K Bingham. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Jacqueline Cox. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Rachel A O'Connor. Recorded peal total is 11. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Sarah L Bufton. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1987 | First peal rung by Richard Jackson. Recorded peal total is 7. | |

1991 | First peal rung by Clare L Wareham. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1992 | First peal rung by Celia J Burd. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1992 | First peal rung by Rowan M Cooper. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1997 | First peal rung by David A Jones. Recorded peal total is 75. | |

1997 | First peal rung by Jenny Jenkins. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1997 | First peal rung by Roger Kerslake. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1998 | First peal rung by Alison J Moreton. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

2003 | First peal rung by Adam D M Todd. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2003 | First peal rung by Jillian Laken. Recorded peal total is 19. | |

2003 | First peal rung by Jonathan J F Stokoe. Recorded peal total is 289. | |

2003 | First peal rung by Tony E Hawksworth. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2007 | First peal rung by Richard H Bourne. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

2008 | First peal rung by Chloe N Guyatt. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2008 | First peal rung by Lucy J Collie. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

2008 | First peal rung by Peter H Bayliss. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

2015 | First peal rung by Struan Maclean. Recorded peal total is 1. |

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