On This Day - 16 July

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 16th July

YearEventReference
1938The Cheshire band achieved a new record with a peal of 84 Minor methods at Disley, Cheshire, conducted by C Kenneth Lewis. See December 4, 1937 and June 16, 1939.nv
1983A peal in 74 methods set a new record for the number of Treble Bob Minor methods to be spliced into seven extents. The previous record was 73 achieved on June 12, 1937.nv

Birthdays for 16th July

First pealers for 16th July

1913First peal rung by W A Fletcher. Recorded peal total is 2.
1913First peal rung by J [Llandefaelog Fach] Williams. Recorded peal total is 1.
1913First peal rung by Herbert Howe. Recorded peal total is 1.
1892First peal rung by Charles H Belton. Recorded peal total is 12.
1913First peal rung by Herbert Howl. Recorded peal total is 9.
1917First peal rung by Arthur Newell. Recorded peal total is 86.
1917First peal rung by Harry Overton. Recorded peal total is 107.
1919First peal rung by Francis E Taylor. Recorded peal total is 197.
1919First peal rung by Robert Devey. Recorded peal total is 1.
1919First peal rung by Arthur [Wombourne] Piper. Recorded peal total is 1.
1921First peal rung by J Langford Jones. Recorded peal total is 2.
1921First peal rung by Thomas Jones. Recorded peal total is 48.
1927First peal rung by A Edward Leggett. Recorded peal total is 45.
1927First peal rung by Nicholas M Newby. Recorded peal total is 213.
1927First peal rung by Fred [Broughton In Furness] Walker. Recorded peal total is 3.
1927First peal rung by William Statham. Recorded peal total is 1.
1927First peal rung by Hubert Ellis. Recorded peal total is 7.
1930First peal rung by Harry Howarth. Recorded peal total is 2.
1930First peal rung by Alexander T Weeks. Recorded peal total is 12.
1932First peal rung by Ernest L Shelton. Recorded peal total is 6.
1938First peal rung by Ronald Wright. Recorded peal total is 9.
1938First peal rung by James Crossley. Recorded peal total is 1.
1938First peal rung by Wilfred Johnson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1939First peal rung by Eric A Case. Recorded peal total is 1.
1939First peal rung by Douglas W Dadson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1939First peal rung by Edward J Heath. Recorded peal total is 1.
1947First peal rung by David G Gallop. Recorded peal total is 28.
1949First peal rung by Gerald C Hemming. Recorded peal total is 2056.
1949First peal rung by Ronald Barlow. Recorded peal total is 100.
1950First peal rung by John E Couzens. Recorded peal total is 31.
1952First peal rung by A Roy Barrett. Recorded peal total is 3.
1953First peal rung by Barrie Hendry. Recorded peal total is 3100.
1955First peal rung by Stanley Jenner. Recorded peal total is 1654.
1955First peal rung by Martin Cubitt. Recorded peal total is 508.
1956First peal rung by Arthur C Beadle. Recorded peal total is 2.
1956First peal rung by Rosemary Ann Heath. Recorded peal total is 1.
1956First peal rung by Dennis Shepheard. Recorded peal total is 3.
1956First peal rung by E Mary Wells. Recorded peal total is 1.
1957First peal rung by David J Dickinson. Recorded peal total is 2.
1958First peal rung by Peter E Cumberland. Recorded peal total is 3.
1958First peal rung by Brian P Mogg. Recorded peal total is 4.
1958First peal rung by James W P Lyons. Recorded peal total is 6.
1960First peal rung by M Fernyhough. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by Albert Hatherall. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by Peter F Clayton. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by John Meads. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by Peter [Oswestry] Hughes. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by John R C Tiley. Recorded peal total is 6.
1961First peal rung by D Howard Thomas. Recorded peal total is 3.
1961First peal rung by Michael R Thomas. Recorded peal total is 249.
1962First peal rung by Mark C Laughton. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Janet M [Dublin] Brown. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Victor H Scott. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by David H T Taylor. Recorded peal total is 3.
1966First peal rung by Lance G Hill. Recorded peal total is 67.
1966First peal rung by Tim Pendlebury. Recorded peal total is 1.
1972First peal rung by Lynne D Ablitt. Recorded peal total is 1.
1973First peal rung by Janice R Davies. Recorded peal total is 280.
1975First peal rung by Barry Hale. Recorded peal total is 94.
1975First peal rung by Brenda Maxfield. Recorded peal total is 60.
1976First peal rung by Helen M Capper. Recorded peal total is 28.
1976First peal rung by Mary Cox. Recorded peal total is 5.
1976First peal rung by Sonia E Jukes. Recorded peal total is 39.
1977First peal rung by Andrew G Vernon. Recorded peal total is 100.
1977First peal rung by Rebecca J Cox. Recorded peal total is 2526.
1977First peal rung by Bonnie B Armstrong. Recorded peal total is 7.
1977First peal rung by Linda C Woodford. Recorded peal total is 294.
1977First peal rung by Edward D Surman. Recorded peal total is 3.
1977First peal rung by Stephen Tyce. Recorded peal total is 6.
1978First peal rung by Heather Fothergill. Recorded peal total is 1.
1982First peal rung by Christopher A Leese. Recorded peal total is 97.
1983First peal rung by Andre Rzym. Recorded peal total is 5.
1983First peal rung by Christopher J Brundritt. Recorded peal total is 3.
1983First peal rung by Edward A Hibbs. Recorded peal total is 6.
1983First peal rung by John Rosser. Recorded peal total is 2.
1983First peal rung by John R Reeds. Recorded peal total is 2.
1987First peal rung by Colin J Avery. Recorded peal total is 6.
1988First peal rung by Keith J Marsh. Recorded peal total is 2.
1988First peal rung by Emma Smith. Recorded peal total is 2.
1988First peal rung by Christopher J Rogers. Recorded peal total is 7.
1988First peal rung by Nicholas H Wheeler. Recorded peal total is 2.
1989First peal rung by Catherine S White. Recorded peal total is 36.
1989First peal rung by Colin H Wilkinson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Peter R Fay. Recorded peal total is 4.
1999First peal rung by Joseph M Sutch. Recorded peal total is 3.
2008First peal rung by Frank Wyer. Recorded peal total is 1.
2016First peal rung by Pamela M Holland. Recorded peal total is 1.
2016First peal rung by Callan Ordoyne. Recorded peal total is 6.
2019First peal rung by Svetlana Sokolova. Recorded peal total is 10.

First peals in towers for 16th July

1849First peal on the bells at Darwen, St Peter, Lancashire. Recorded peal total is 4.
1932First peal on the bells at Hope, St Peter, Derbyshire. Recorded peal total is 35.
1987First peal on the bells at Abbotskerswell, Blessed Virgin Mary, Devon. Recorded peal total is 9.
1987First peal on the bells at Shirwell, St Peter, Devon. Recorded peal total is 6.
1990First peal on the bells at Mattersey, All Saints, Nottinghamshire. Recorded peal total is 4.
1992First peal on the bells at Dartmouth, St Petrox, Devon. Recorded peal total is 3.
2008First peal on the bells at Kirkby Underwood, St Mary & All Saints, Lincolnshire. Recorded peal total is 2.
2014First peal on the bells at Pitcombe, St Leonard, Somerset. Recorded peal total is 5.

First peals in method for 16th July

1937First tower bell peal of Painswick College Bob Major. Recorded peal total is 8.
1948First tower bell peal of Stanton Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1951First tower bell peal of Disley Delight Minor. Recorded peal total is 3.
1953First tower bell peal of Shalford Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 6.
1966First tower bell peal of Old Doubles. Recorded peal total is 1.
1971First tower bell peal of Oaks-in-Charnwood Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 9.
1971First tower bell peal of Tillingham Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 13.
1976First tower bell peal of Icklesham Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 7.
1977First tower bell peal of Burton Latimer Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1977First tower bell peal of Sheppey Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 8.
1978First tower bell peal of Dewi Sant Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 7.
1983First tower bell peal of Congavata Aballava Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First tower bell peal of Derngate Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 2.
1987First tower bell peal of Hackpen Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1987First tower bell peal of Shirwell Surprise Minor. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First tower bell peal of Frensham Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 6.
1990First tower bell peal of Aipe Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1992First tower bell peal of Volcanello Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
1993First tower bell peal of Brazil Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1993First tower bell peal of Milston Little Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First tower bell peal of Pennclose Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
1997First tower bell peal of The Moon Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 9.
1997First tower bell peal of Tregoze Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 1.
1999First tower bell peal of Verbena Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
2000First tower bell peal of Millwall Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
2001First tower bell peal of Truro Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
2003First tower bell peal of Rook and Gaskill Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 5.
2009First tower bell peal of Champion Dragon Delight Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
2009First tower bell peal of Lake Garda Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2009First tower bell peal of Yorkshire Alliance Major. Recorded peal total is 5.
2011First tower bell peal of Naiad Delight Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
2015First tower bell peal of El Pueblo De Nuestra Senora La Reina De Los Angeles De Porciuncula Alliance Major. Recorded peal total is 1.