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 12th October Edit BBB | ||
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Year | Event | Reference |

1754 | Holt's Ten-part peal was rung for the first time at St Leonard, Shoreditch by the Cumberland Youths. George Partrick “call'd bobs”. For many years this remained the standard composition of Grandsire Triples and was only displaced by Parker's Twelve-Part after its publication in 1892. | CuY22 |

1775 | The Chapel Youths from Stourbridge rang at Walsall “single-handed the first true peal of 5040 Bob Majors in 3 hours and 10 minutes to the Great Satisfaction of the Inhabitants.” The bells were a new ring by Rudhall and had just been opened by several bands from the Birmingham area. See November 8, 1773. | RW1940/328 |

1878 | Bertram Prewitt was born in Hampstead, Middlesex. After Watford Grammar School and King's College, London he joined the Civil Service. Learnt to ring at Bushey and rang his first peal in March 1898, ringing nearly a thousand before his death in action twenty years later. See August 31, 1918. | |

1907 | At the eighth attempt, Herbert Knight conducted Thurstan's One-Part peal of Stedman Triples whilst blindfolded, becoming the first person to accomplish this feat. See February 21, 1908. | BN1907/368 |

1912 | Hilda F Willson rang her first peal. The daughter of William Willson, a well-known Leicestershire ringer and columnist in the Ringing World, she was, at thirteen years old, the youngest member of her sex to ring a tower-bell peal. | RW1912/258 |

1945 | The University of London Society was formed at Imperial College. | nv |

1946 | The first peal of Major with a cover bell was rung at Basingstoke, conducted by C. Kippen. It raised an enormous controversy that dragged on for nearly thirty years. See February 15, 1946. | RW1946/514 |

1980 | Cecil W. Pipe (Jim) died, aged 74. An excellent striker and all-round ringer, he rang 1018 peals and was well liked by all for his cheerful personality. | PPR |

1984 | 11,520 London Surprise Minor at Binsted, Hampshire, was rung in 6 hours and 19 minutes conducted by B. J. Woodruffe. This was the longest peal rung of London Surprise Minor. | nv |

Birthdays for 12th October | ||

1898 | K Gladys Whatmore born | |

1899 | Hanbury F Carter born | |

1904 | William H Saunders born | |

1948 | James Attwood_jun born | |

First pealers for 12th October | ||

1935 | First peal rung by Robert H Eady. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1946 | First peal rung by David J Charnley. Recorded peal total is 12. | |

1946 | First peal rung by Kenneth B Sissons. Recorded peal total is 190. | |

1946 | First peal rung by Margaret E L Chapman. Recorded peal total is 1532. | |

1951 | First peal rung by Audrey C Digby. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1951 | First peal rung by H George Balls. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1953 | First peal rung by F Smith. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1955 | First peal rung by Harry Edwards. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1955 | First peal rung by Pamela C James. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1957 | First peal rung by Ian R Panton. Recorded peal total is 192. | |

1957 | First peal rung by Laurence E Wear. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1957 | First peal rung by Marion Nobes. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1957 | First peal rung by William S Wills. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1958 | First peal rung by Norman Cross. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1963 | First peal rung by Judy M Bowen. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Christine M Clarke. Recorded peal total is 8. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Christopher Davis. Recorded peal total is 343. | |

1968 | First peal rung by Christopher J Bell. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1970 | First peal rung by Michael S Haighton. Recorded peal total is 11. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Gordon H Edwards. Recorded peal total is 9. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Margaret J Bignell. Recorded peal total is 5. | |

1974 | First peal rung by McKey Winston. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Nial P Ledingham. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Susan V Whipp. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1974 | First peal rung by Timothy J Butler. Recorded peal total is 7. | |

1978 | First peal rung by Linda J Underwood. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Christopher P Wilton. Recorded peal total is 229. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Diane L Lyle. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Martin E Wheeler. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Michael D Tucker. Recorded peal total is 11. | |

1980 | First peal rung by Reginald J Brissenden. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1982 | First peal rung by Margaret Collins. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1983 | First peal rung by George F Wheeler. Recorded peal total is 25. | |

1985 | First peal rung by F Jane M West. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1985 | First peal rung by Jane C Shuttleworth. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

1985 | First peal rung by John R Evans. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1985 | First peal rung by Sheila D Baker. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1985 | First peal rung by Susan A Horton. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Catherine J Lonsdale. Recorded peal total is 14. | |

1986 | First peal rung by E Alyson Kerr. Recorded peal total is 385. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Ella M Collard. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Lucy Owen. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Mark R I Roberts. Recorded peal total is 20. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Martin Grundy. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1986 | First peal rung by Robert Thompson. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1991 | First peal rung by Claire Chase. Recorded peal total is 3. | |

1991 | First peal rung by Vincent G Morris. Recorded peal total is 6. | |

1996 | First peal rung by Colin R Abel. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1996 | First peal rung by John J Cowburn. Recorded peal total is 23. | |

1996 | First peal rung by Lisa J Allison. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1996 | First peal rung by Peter Jefferson Smith. Recorded peal total is 2. | |

1996 | First peal rung by Stephen J Chambers (Stogursey). Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1996 | First peal rung by William J Hallett. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1997 | First peal rung by Pat Chapman. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

1998 | First peal rung by Rebecca L Cansdale. Recorded peal total is 87. | |

2002 | First peal rung by Kate Telford. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

2002 | First peal rung by Samuel A Clements. Recorded peal total is 7. | |

2004 | First peal rung by Brenda Tingley. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2007 | First peal rung by Mandy R Salter. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

2008 | First peal rung by Rebecca J Pagdin. Recorded peal total is 4. | |

2011 | First peal rung by Ruth Darton. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2012 | First peal rung by Janet Kirtley. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2014 | First peal rung by Julie Watkinson. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2014 | First peal rung by Robert H Harvey. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2014 | First peal rung by Roger Franks. Recorded peal total is 1. | |

2014 | First peal rung by Ryan J Glymond. Recorded peal total is 1. |

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