On This Day - 22 August

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 22nd August

YearEventReference
1752William Dixon called Holt's Original at St Michael Coslany, Norwich. This was the first time this difficult composition had been called by a conductor taking part in the ringing. He called it again later that year on October 22, 1752. See also December 25, 1753.RW1940/596
1897The first ten-bell peal in Ireland was 5000 Kent Treble Bob Royal on the newly installed ring at St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. James Washbrook called it, and there were subsequent allegations that the composition was not true.nv
1964The first peal of Major on tower bells by only four ringers was rung at Balcombe, Sussex, with a tenor of 9 cwt. Tom Chapman rang the two trebles, Frank C Price rang 3-4, Frank T Blagrove rang 5-6 and Tony Price the two tenors.nv
1984The members of the St Thomas Society touring Norway rang a handbell peal of spliced Minor in 53 methods at Tromso. This was the greatest number of methods rung to a peal outside the British Isles.nv

Birthdays for 22nd August

1882John Thomas born
1884Frederick Precey born
1887Albert J Pitman born
1906Norman H Coombs born
1911William J Flatt born
1930Patrick Harris born
1950Robin L Coles born

First pealers for 22nd August

1945First peal rung by Anthony Higgins. Recorded peal total is 3.
1945First peal rung by Margaret L M Smith. Recorded peal total is 2.
1947First peal rung by Thomas H J Prince. Recorded peal total is 1.
1911First peal rung by Elsie L Hairs. Recorded peal total is 44.
1931First peal rung by Thomas C Jaine. Recorded peal total is 1.
1952First peal rung by A Courtney Thorne. Recorded peal total is 5.
1955First peal rung by John F W Read. Recorded peal total is 15.
1957First peal rung by Stanley Palmer. Recorded peal total is 1.
1959First peal rung by Patricia Heap. Recorded peal total is 1.
1959First peal rung by Nadine Price. Recorded peal total is 1.
1950First peal rung by Cyril F Low. Recorded peal total is 53.
1963First peal rung by Anthony W Bridges. Recorded peal total is 2.
1964First peal rung by Raymond J Fordham. Recorded peal total is 11.
1964First peal rung by Robert D Bellamy. Recorded peal total is 115.
1965First peal rung by Allan R Greenhill. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by Marion Adcock. Recorded peal total is 1.
1968First peal rung by Kathryn Lawson. Recorded peal total is 4.
1970First peal rung by Walter Seward. Recorded peal total is 2.
1970First peal rung by Louise Hogarth. Recorded peal total is 1.
1970First peal rung by Gerald F H Allen. Recorded peal total is 11.
1970First peal rung by Frank Preston. Recorded peal total is 19.
1970First peal rung by Leslie G Smith. Recorded peal total is 88.
1970First peal rung by David G Salter. Recorded peal total is 3576.
1970First peal rung by Michael J Seagrave. Recorded peal total is 350.
1970First peal rung by Elizabeth Hutton. Recorded peal total is 4.
1972First peal rung by Lesley Toone. Recorded peal total is 4.
1972First peal rung by Christopher Birkby. Recorded peal total is 239.
1974First peal rung by Richard Abbott. Recorded peal total is 2.
1974First peal rung by Stephen Burrows. Recorded peal total is 3.
1974First peal rung by Elizabeth Knight. Recorded peal total is 1.
1975First peal rung by Jane Shephard. Recorded peal total is 1.
1974First peal rung by Angela J Allen. Recorded peal total is 10.
1977First peal rung by Laurel E Hill. Recorded peal total is 1.
1959First peal rung by Janice E Higgins. Recorded peal total is 280.
1979First peal rung by Susan E Marsden. Recorded peal total is 1170.
1981First peal rung by Martin S Hartfield. Recorded peal total is 29.
1981First peal rung by David W Lyle. Recorded peal total is 10.
1981First peal rung by Nicholas R Fox. Recorded peal total is 9.
1981First peal rung by W Margaret Smith. Recorded peal total is 4.
1981First peal rung by Hilary J Poyner. Recorded peal total is 4.
1986First peal rung by Denis Parfoot. Recorded peal total is 1.
1986First peal rung by Alex C Sharpe. Recorded peal total is 12.
1987First peal rung by Michael J Colquhoun. Recorded peal total is 1.
1987First peal rung by Alan Beard. Recorded peal total is 1.
1987First peal rung by Colin I J MacKay. Recorded peal total is 1.
1987First peal rung by Diana F Day. Recorded peal total is 4.
1987First peal rung by Juliet Keer. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First peal rung by Vanessa L Baker. Recorded peal total is 49.
1993First peal rung by Chris Oliver. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Kate Hammond. Recorded peal total is 1.
1987First peal rung by Margaret E Downer. Recorded peal total is 35.
1964First peal rung by Stella G Bianco. Recorded peal total is 11.
1998First peal rung by Ronald G Cordell. Recorded peal total is 1.
1998First peal rung by Rosemary C Hogan. Recorded peal total is 1.
1998First peal rung by Naomi A Laredo. Recorded peal total is 9.
1999First peal rung by Stephen G Hughes. Recorded peal total is 5.
1969First peal rung by E Lesley Barclay. Recorded peal total is 90.
1973First peal rung by Rosemary R Mason. Recorded peal total is 5.
2003First peal rung by Susan K Fautsch. Recorded peal total is 14.
2003First peal rung by Kristine K Fowler. Recorded peal total is 66.
2004First peal rung by Matthew H Knights. Recorded peal total is 6.
2004First peal rung by Emma Hadfield. Recorded peal total is 2.
2004First peal rung by John [Lismore] Hadfield. Recorded peal total is 3.
2004First peal rung by Simon C McMillan. Recorded peal total is 1.
2008First peal rung by Robert C Beavis. Recorded peal total is 177.
1970First peal rung by Jane A Aked. Recorded peal total is 165.
2015First peal rung by Charlotte Dollery. Recorded peal total is 1.
2017First peal rung by Matthew N Jerome. Recorded peal total is 14.

First peals in towers for 22nd August

1889First peal on the bells at Walcot, Bath, Christ Church, Somerset. Recorded peal total is 7.
1903First peal on the bells at Harrington, SS Peter & Paul, Northamptonshire. Recorded peal total is 3.
1908First peal on the bells at Carlton in Cleveland, St Botolph, Yorkshire. Recorded peal total is 21.
1943First peal on the bells at Bere Regis, St John the Baptist, Dorset. Recorded peal total is 7.
1947First peal on the bells at Taynton, St John the Evangelist, Oxfordshire. Recorded peal total is 5.
1952First peal on the bells at Guildford, St Mary, Surrey. Recorded peal total is 31.
1968First peal on the bells at St Giles in the Wood, St Giles, Devon. Recorded peal total is 6.
2004First peal on the bells at Lismore, St Andrew, New South Wales. Recorded peal total is 4.
2008First peal on the bells at Kingsbridge, St Edmund King & Martyr, Devon. Recorded peal total is 5.

First peals in method for 22nd August

1934First tower bell peal of Runnymede Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 18.
1972First tower bell peal of Bellfoundry Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 4.
1976First tower bell peal of Blackburn Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
1981First tower bell peal of Tripontium Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
1984First tower bell peal of Midsomer Norton Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 3.
1990First tower bell peal of Didymium Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1992First tower bell peal of Benedict Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1992First tower bell peal of Calunio Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First tower bell peal of Vaughan Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 3.
1994First tower bell peal of Zorro Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 2.
1995First tower bell peal of Woollahra Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1996First tower bell peal of Dingley Hall Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 3.
1996First tower bell peal of Reverse Erin Minimus. Recorded peal total is 2.
2001First tower bell peal of Loopylil Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
2005First tower bell peal of Keresley Alliance Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2006First tower bell peal of Southfields Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2007First tower bell peal of Carmignano Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
2012First tower bell peal of St Leonard Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2012First tower bell peal of Thurlby Fen Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2015First tower bell peal of Henry Tudor Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.