On This Day - 10 December

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 Events for 10th December

YearEventReference
1770The Cumberland Youths rang the first peal of “Real” Double Grandsire Caters at St. Magnus the Martyr, London Bridge. George Gross called the bobs.CuY67
1787Robert Porter, aged 17, called “Holt's Grandsire Trebles” at Kingston-on-Thames.nv
1881The first peal was rung at St. Paul's Cathedral, London. James Pettit called Henry Haley's 5,014 of Stedman Cinques in 4 hours and 17 minutes. The Bell News, just completing its first year of publication, commented: “taking into consideration their calibre, the tenor being 62 cwt., it really must be considered a very creditable performance, especially, as from personal knowledge, we can bear testimony to the excellence of the striking.”nv
1898Arthur Charman rang his one-hundredth peal in the tower of Warnham, Sussex, and claimed to be the first person to ring one hundred peals in any tower.nv

Birthdays for 10th December

1912A Geoffrey Dalton born
1913George R L Eve born
1914Kenneth G Ford born

First pealers for 10th December

1922First peal rung by Wilfred Williams. Recorded peal total is 804.
1932First peal rung by George E Feirn. Recorded peal total is 538.
1947First peal rung by Vera Draper. Recorded peal total is 22.
1949First peal rung by Robert Barratt. Recorded peal total is 43.
1949First peal rung by John [Chelfrod] Lawrence. Recorded peal total is 1.
1949First peal rung by Arthur Street. Recorded peal total is 6.
1949First peal rung by Peter Parry. Recorded peal total is 1.
1949First peal rung by Brenda Rowe. Recorded peal total is 1.
1949First peal rung by Eileen Mounfield. Recorded peal total is 8.
1949First peal rung by David Peters. Recorded peal total is 10.
1949First peal rung by Jose Turner. Recorded peal total is 8.
1949First peal rung by J Neville Haile. Recorded peal total is 26.
1955First peal rung by Royston T Escott. Recorded peal total is 4.
1955First peal rung by Mary Worth. Recorded peal total is 6.
1955First peal rung by Shelagh Whitehouse. Recorded peal total is 1.
1955First peal rung by John A Blachford. Recorded peal total is 1.
1955First peal rung by Judith Williams. Recorded peal total is 3.
1955First peal rung by Arthur Atkinson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1955First peal rung by Leslie Blackburn. Recorded peal total is 2.
1955First peal rung by Joseph Holdsworth. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by John Harman. Recorded peal total is 2.
1960First peal rung by Brian G Brown. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by Harry Flanders. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by Roger G Eggins. Recorded peal total is 5.
1960First peal rung by Christopher L Bell. Recorded peal total is 148.
1960First peal rung by Malcolm Phillips. Recorded peal total is 2.
1960First peal rung by David Michell. Recorded peal total is 2.
1962First peal rung by Susan Cantwell. Recorded peal total is 4.
1964First peal rung by William F Gladman. Recorded peal total is 1.
1964First peal rung by Terry J Greaves. Recorded peal total is 9.
1964First peal rung by Diane M Street. Recorded peal total is 4.
1965First peal rung by Elizabeth M Barber. Recorded peal total is 98.
1965First peal rung by Keith Coleman. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by John W Elkington. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by Robert E Smalley. Recorded peal total is 3.
1965First peal rung by Michael J Woods. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Philip J Gibson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Helen E Gilbert. Recorded peal total is 4.
1966First peal rung by Lester P Halling. Recorded peal total is 8.
1966First peal rung by Jonathan R Rowson. Recorded peal total is 30.
1966First peal rung by John B Andrew. Recorded peal total is 2.
1966First peal rung by Ann Parsons. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Leslie H Bennett. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Lynn B Hollingsbee. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Jean [Coddington] Moore. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Janet E Crane. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Michael P Benson. Recorded peal total is 2.
1969First peal rung by Margaret [Edgbaston] Jones. Recorded peal total is 1.
1970First peal rung by Rosamund J Ayre. Recorded peal total is 14.
1970First peal rung by Leonard Bird. Recorded peal total is 39.
1966First peal rung by Claudia Sherwood. Recorded peal total is 8.
1966First peal rung by Beryl M Glover. Recorded peal total is 13.
1966First peal rung by Gillian Lifton. Recorded peal total is 11.
1966First peal rung by Anne M Davis. Recorded peal total is 5.
1976First peal rung by Anne H Matthews. Recorded peal total is 58.
1977First peal rung by Josephine C Earp. Recorded peal total is 6.
1977First peal rung by Mark Phillott. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Sally A Swift. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Alan Dyson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Charlotte A Gould. Recorded peal total is 84.
1977First peal rung by Timothy J Peverett. Recorded peal total is 1126.
1977First peal rung by Anthony C F Perry. Recorded peal total is 259.
1977First peal rung by Caroline M P Perry. Recorded peal total is 7.
1977First peal rung by Stephanie R Kendall. Recorded peal total is 5.
1977First peal rung by Sandra J Perkins. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Karen E Simmonds. Recorded peal total is 2.
1977First peal rung by Paula E Simmonds. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Timothy G Haslam. Recorded peal total is 88.
1977First peal rung by Geoffrey S Parsons. Recorded peal total is 50.
1977First peal rung by Glenn J Poyntz. Recorded peal total is 416.
1980First peal rung by John Reed. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First peal rung by Graham Knowles. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First peal rung by Malcolm Knowles. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First peal rung by John A Freaney. Recorded peal total is 4.
1983First peal rung by Pamela J Fisher. Recorded peal total is 136.
1983First peal rung by Michael Lee. Recorded peal total is 5.
1983First peal rung by Harold Collyer. Recorded peal total is 3.
1983First peal rung by Prue A Duncan. Recorded peal total is 3.
1983First peal rung by Hannah M Musgrove. Recorded peal total is 11.
1983First peal rung by Christine L Thomason. Recorded peal total is 2.
1983First peal rung by David E Collins. Recorded peal total is 13.
1983First peal rung by William Galer. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First peal rung by John Hilton. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First peal rung by Sue Townsend. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Sue Sharpe. Recorded peal total is 44.
1985First peal rung by Daniel R Brownbill. Recorded peal total is 1.
1949First peal rung by Sylvia Bailey. Recorded peal total is 14.
1988First peal rung by Heather R Warford. Recorded peal total is 3.
1988First peal rung by Stephen J Donovan. Recorded peal total is 108.
1988First peal rung by Robert D Savill. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First peal rung by Stephen L Jones. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First peal rung by Cathryn Carson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First peal rung by Ann E Pierce. Recorded peal total is 6.
1989First peal rung by Peter A Ellwood. Recorded peal total is 2.
1989First peal rung by Ann E [Langleybury] Windsor. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First peal rung by Rebecca M R Bertram. Recorded peal total is 4.
1969First peal rung by M Ann Bethell. Recorded peal total is 686.
1993First peal rung by Jane E Kysow. Recorded peal total is 10.
1994First peal rung by Michael C Barker. Recorded peal total is 2.
1994First peal rung by Neville H Gibbings. Recorded peal total is 5.
1994First peal rung by Helen A Boocock. Recorded peal total is 11.
1994First peal rung by David J [Meldreth] Griffiths. Recorded peal total is 49.
1994First peal rung by David Milne. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Helen Stanworth. Recorded peal total is 2.
1994First peal rung by Neil Harland. Recorded peal total is 3.
1994First peal rung by Edward C Westlake. Recorded peal total is 72.
1980First peal rung by Suzanne M J Stevens. Recorded peal total is 54.
2004First peal rung by Iris A Lewis. Recorded peal total is 1.
2005First peal rung by Helen M Peberdy. Recorded peal total is 1.
2011First peal rung by Roger A Beaman. Recorded peal total is 1.
2011First peal rung by Michael C Fuller. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Joanne M Ayre. Recorded peal total is 27.
2013First peal rung by Heather Nuttall. Recorded peal total is 2.
2016First peal rung by Henry Francis. Recorded peal total is 2.
2016First peal rung by Marianne A Fisher. Recorded peal total is 5.
2016First peal rung by Duncan J Barnard. Recorded peal total is 1.
2017First peal rung by Andrew T Baxter. Recorded peal total is 1.

First peals in towers for 10th December

1815First peal on the bells at Folkestone, SS Mary & Eanswythe, Kent. Recorded peal total is 62.
1881First peal on the bells at London, St Paul, Middlesex. Recorded peal total is 115.
1887First peal on the bells at Hulme, Manchester, Holy Trinity, Lancashire. Recorded peal total is 3.
1896First peal on the bells at Penge, St John the Evangelist, Kent. Recorded peal total is 15.
1904First peal on the bells at Harpenden, St Nicholas, Hertfordshire. Recorded peal total is 265.
1904First peal on the bells at Huntspill, St Peter, Somerset. Recorded peal total is 8.
1916First peal on the bells at Ewhurst Green, St James the Great, Sussex. Recorded peal total is 14.
1922First peal on the bells at Quinton, St Swithin, Warwickshire. Recorded peal total is 12.
1927First peal on the bells at North Kilworth, St Andrew, Leicestershire. Recorded peal total is 10.
1927First peal on the bells at Tyberton, St Mary, Herefordshire. Recorded peal total is 19.
1927First peal on the bells at Walkern, St Mary, Hertfordshire. Recorded peal total is 15.
1962First peal on the bells at Exeter, St Petrock, Devon. Recorded peal total is 19.
1965First peal on the bells at Long Crichel, St Mary the Virgin, Dorset. Recorded peal total is 3.
1966First peal on the bells at Thursby, St Andrew, Cumberland. Recorded peal total is 19.
1988First peal on the bells at Marwood, St Michael & All Angels, Devon. Recorded peal total is 3.
2008First peal on the bells at North Wootton, Great Orchard Campanile, Somerset. Recorded peal total is 50.

First peals in method for 10th December

1770First tower bell peal of Real Double Cumberland Caters. Recorded peal total is 1.
1958First tower bell peal of Earlham Bob Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1959First tower bell peal of Romford Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 5.
1960First tower bell peal of Derbyshire Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 17.
1960First tower bell peal of Tyrone Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
1966First tower bell peal of Tonbridge Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1971First tower bell peal of Fanybedwell Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 5.
1983First tower bell peal of Ullapool Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 2.
1986First tower bell peal of Vigornia Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First tower bell peal of Amnesty Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First tower bell peal of Whernside Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
1991First tower bell peal of Australis Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First tower bell peal of Belgae Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1997First tower bell peal of Raxxan Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
2001First tower bell peal of Ickles Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 2.
2001First tower bell peal of Zouch Surprise Minor. Recorded peal total is 1.
2002First tower bell peal of Lyveden Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
2004First tower bell peal of Corby Glen Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 3.
2005First tower bell peal of Larissa Delight Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
2005First tower bell peal of Ullcombe Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2006First tower bell peal of Bulford Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2009First tower bell peal of Redstock Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2011First tower bell peal of Minehead Delight Royal. Recorded peal total is 2.
2014First tower bell peal of Xanxene Doubles. Recorded peal total is 1.
2015First tower bell peal of Earl Cairns Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.