On This Day - 21 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 21st July

YearEventReference
1914Roland, the largest of the bells at Ghent, and said originally to have been cast in 1314, was ringing on this day when a twenty-two inch crack suddenly appeared in the bell, changing its note considerably!nv
1923Members of the Chester Diocesan Guild rang 17,280 Kent Treble Bob Major at Over in ten hours. J W Parker composed the peal, and Robert Sperring conducted it from the treble. See April 18, 1927.RW1923/467

Birthdays for 21st July

First pealers for 21st July

1906First peal rung by William G Bennett. Recorded peal total is 3.
1906First peal rung by James [Abbots Leigh] Knight. Recorded peal total is 2.
1906First peal rung by Charles Symes. Recorded peal total is 2.
1909First peal rung by Walter S Inwood. Recorded peal total is 34.
1909First peal rung by Arthur W [Aldenham] Mansfield. Recorded peal total is 2.
1909First peal rung by William J Simpson. Recorded peal total is 2.
1910First peal rung by William [Hyde] Shaw. Recorded peal total is 11.
1910First peal rung by James [Blackburn] Ashton. Recorded peal total is 10.
1914First peal rung by Harold B Ditchburn. Recorded peal total is 54.
1917First peal rung by W Haberly. Recorded peal total is 2.
1919First peal rung by John [Ordsall] Atkinson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1919First peal rung by Arthur Beardsall. Recorded peal total is 1.
1919First peal rung by Sydney Blagg. Recorded peal total is 1.
1919First peal rung by Harry [Ordsall] Hurst. Recorded peal total is 1.
1900First peal rung by Charles Rogers. Recorded peal total is 3.
1923First peal rung by William H Dale. Recorded peal total is 49.
1923First peal rung by George W Mills. Recorded peal total is 29.
1923First peal rung by William [Edenham] Mills. Recorded peal total is 1.
1923First peal rung by Arthur Cryer. Recorded peal total is 3.
1923First peal rung by Frank Hatfield. Recorded peal total is 3.
1924First peal rung by George F Sperring. Recorded peal total is 182.
1925First peal rung by Frederick Miles. Recorded peal total is 13.
1927First peal rung by Norman Hemmington. Recorded peal total is 20.
1928First peal rung by George S Diplock. Recorded peal total is 3.
1934First peal rung by Leslie D J Whitehead. Recorded peal total is 3.
1934First peal rung by Donald L Cockings. Recorded peal total is 42.
1937First peal rung by Frederick A Munday. Recorded peal total is 371.
1938First peal rung by Robert J Lear. Recorded peal total is 1.
1938First peal rung by Eric Sharp. Recorded peal total is 10.
1945First peal rung by Evelyn Tyler. Recorded peal total is 1.
1945First peal rung by Joyce Woodgate. Recorded peal total is 3.
1945First peal rung by Edgar Liversedge. Recorded peal total is 1.
1947First peal rung by Jean Burton. Recorded peal total is 1.
1947First peal rung by Margaret M Hitchcock. Recorded peal total is 1.
1947First peal rung by Tom E Prichard. Recorded peal total is 1.
1948First peal rung by Graham Carpenter. Recorded peal total is 1.
1949First peal rung by Kenneth Everett. Recorded peal total is 2.
1951First peal rung by Derick W Longman. Recorded peal total is 1.
1951First peal rung by Isla G Richmond. Recorded peal total is 1.
1951First peal rung by Jeanne Pilkington. Recorded peal total is 1.
1951First peal rung by Elise Brentnall. Recorded peal total is 3.
1951First peal rung by Sylvia Cain. Recorded peal total is 2.
1951First peal rung by Frank Birkett. Recorded peal total is 29.
1951First peal rung by Jean E Shellard. Recorded peal total is 3.
1951First peal rung by Wilfred E Taylor. Recorded peal total is 2.
1951First peal rung by Gerald J Virgo. Recorded peal total is 2.
1953First peal rung by Ronald W Adams. Recorded peal total is 15.
1953First peal rung by Freda Dumbell. Recorded peal total is 2.
1956First peal rung by John N D Chaddock. Recorded peal total is 255.
1956First peal rung by Susan Chaddock. Recorded peal total is 58.
1956First peal rung by Peter G Bellamy-Knights. Recorded peal total is 1823.
1956First peal rung by John J Benfield. Recorded peal total is 4.
1956First peal rung by Phillip F Coombes. Recorded peal total is 3.
1956First peal rung by L Graham Pittaway. Recorded peal total is 2.
1956First peal rung by Sydney S Pulker. Recorded peal total is 2.
1956First peal rung by John T Mannering. Recorded peal total is 7.
1956First peal rung by Percy M Town. Recorded peal total is 4.
1956First peal rung by Patrick J Bird. Recorded peal total is 662.
1961First peal rung by A John Roden. Recorded peal total is 2.
1961First peal rung by C Roger Tandy. Recorded peal total is 9.
1961First peal rung by Brian L Wootton. Recorded peal total is 9.
1962First peal rung by Brendon R Bartlett. Recorded peal total is 2.
1962First peal rung by Malcolm S Loveday. Recorded peal total is 149.
1962First peal rung by John Skipsey. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by Linda Skipsey. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by John F S Eborall. Recorded peal total is 25.
1962First peal rung by Margaret A Youngman. Recorded peal total is 1.
1962First peal rung by Philip H D Jones. Recorded peal total is 127.
1962First peal rung by John V Clark. Recorded peal total is 7.
1962First peal rung by Simon Fish. Recorded peal total is 1.
1963First peal rung by Olivia A Marshall. Recorded peal total is 12.
1966First peal rung by Wilfred F G Frayling. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by David W Hacker. Recorded peal total is 176.
1966First peal rung by Cyril Hussey. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Edward A Spearey. Recorded peal total is 3.
1966First peal rung by Graham R Hills. Recorded peal total is 14.
1968First peal rung by Desmond Evans. Recorded peal total is 1.
1970First peal rung by Tony F Crawford. Recorded peal total is 86.
1970First peal rung by John E Elsworth. Recorded peal total is 2.
1971First peal rung by Christine A Glading. Recorded peal total is 1.
1973First peal rung by John R Aronson. Recorded peal total is 16.
1973First peal rung by Paul R Bestwick. Recorded peal total is 22.
1973First peal rung by John A Kerr. Recorded peal total is 72.
1973First peal rung by Dorothy M Edwards. Recorded peal total is 5.
1973First peal rung by Stephen J Smith. Recorded peal total is 12.
1973First peal rung by Ron Wilson. Recorded peal total is 2.
1973First peal rung by Margaret E Gushing. Recorded peal total is 5.
1974First peal rung by John J Charlton. Recorded peal total is 1.
1974First peal rung by Linda A Moores. Recorded peal total is 19.
1974First peal rung by Alan W Nash. Recorded peal total is 1.
1974First peal rung by Stephen M Sharp. Recorded peal total is 8.
1976First peal rung by David Lumley. Recorded peal total is 2.
1976First peal rung by David [Durham] Oliver. Recorded peal total is 1.
1976First peal rung by Brian Rutherford. Recorded peal total is 1.
1978First peal rung by David C Coleman. Recorded peal total is 4.
1978First peal rung by Timothy J Taylor. Recorded peal total is 2.
1979First peal rung by Stephen B Yates. Recorded peal total is 32.
1979First peal rung by Caroline A Buxton. Recorded peal total is 24.
1979First peal rung by W Jackie Spratt. Recorded peal total is 65.
1980First peal rung by Louise M Cornwall. Recorded peal total is 7.
1984First peal rung by June Simmonds. Recorded peal total is 1.
1984First peal rung by Paul W White. Recorded peal total is 3.
1984First peal rung by Janet Pritchard. Recorded peal total is 7.
1984First peal rung by Andre D Purchase. Recorded peal total is 6.
1984First peal rung by Margaret J Grewcock. Recorded peal total is 9.
1984First peal rung by Edward W C Whitaker. Recorded peal total is 4.
1984First peal rung by Judith M Noble. Recorded peal total is 3.
1984First peal rung by Anthea C Davison. Recorded peal total is 1.
1985First peal rung by Wendy A Hoar. Recorded peal total is 8.
1986First peal rung by Elizabeth M Tyler. Recorded peal total is 9.
1989First peal rung by Karen H Woods. Recorded peal total is 4.
1990First peal rung by Adrian Bellew. Recorded peal total is 1.
1991First peal rung by Simon D Harrison. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Kelly Bishop. Recorded peal total is 8.
1994First peal rung by Diana B Grice. Recorded peal total is 1.
1995First peal rung by Hannah L Taylor. Recorded peal total is 157.
1996First peal rung by Graham D Busfield. Recorded peal total is 1.
1996First peal rung by Evelyn M Taylor. Recorded peal total is 1.
2001First peal rung by Stuart D Willmott. Recorded peal total is 6.
2001First peal rung by Paul J Williams. Recorded peal total is 1.
2019First peal rung by Ioan B G Normington. Recorded peal total is 4.

First peals in towers for 21st July

1778First peal on the bells at Walthamstow, St Mary, Essex. Recorded peal total is 236.
1877First peal on the bells at Uxbridge, St Andrew, Middlesex. Recorded peal total is 154.
1897First peal on the bells at Curry Rivel, St Andrew, Somerset. Recorded peal total is 95.
1900First peal on the bells at Christchurch, Christ Church, South Island. Recorded peal total is 47.
1900First peal on the bells at Feering, All Saints, Essex. Recorded peal total is 88.
1906First peal on the bells at Abbots Leigh, Holy Trinity, Somerset. Recorded peal total is 29.
1928First peal on the bells at Kempsey, St Mary the Virgin, Worcestershire. Recorded peal total is 38.
1937First peal on the bells at Bishopsteignton, St John the Baptist, Devon. Recorded peal total is 4.
1945First peal on the bells at Marchington, St Peter, Staffordshire. Recorded peal total is 45.
1956First peal on the bells at Hatherleigh, St John the Baptist, Devon. Recorded peal total is 9.
1968First peal on the bells at Great Coxwell, St Giles, Berkshire. Recorded peal total is 1.
1973First peal on the bells at Brafferton, St Peter, Yorkshire. Recorded peal total is 3.
1984First peal on the bells at Ringsfield, All Saints, Suffolk. Recorded peal total is 8.
2007First peal on the bells at Hackthorn, St Michael & All Angels, Lincolnshire. Recorded peal total is 6.

First peals in method for 21st July

1928First tower bell peal of Gainsborough Little Bob Major. Recorded peal total is 41.
1934First tower bell peal of Oxhey Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 9.
1956First tower bell peal of Gadebridge Bob Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1958First tower bell peal of Wye Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 3.
1962First tower bell peal of Grangemouth Bob Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1970First tower bell peal of Kettering Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 18.
1973First tower bell peal of Tewin Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 5.
1978First tower bell peal of Clapton Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 4.
1979First tower bell peal of Blestium Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1979First tower bell peal of Camp David Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1980First tower bell peal of Champion Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1983First tower bell peal of Aberhonddu Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1984First tower bell peal of Elaine Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1986First tower bell peal of Stanton-on-the-Wolds Surprise Minor. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First tower bell peal of Delaford Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1989First tower bell peal of Vaudey Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 2.
1990First tower bell peal of Tolly Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1993First tower bell peal of Lapwing Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 4.
1995First tower bell peal of Crookes Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1995First tower bell peal of MI Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1995First tower bell peal of Navesberie Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1996First tower bell peal of Eves Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1997First tower bell peal of Minster Abbey Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1999First tower bell peal of Gweal Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 3.
1999First tower bell peal of Rakops Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2000First tower bell peal of Ismay Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2001First tower bell peal of Hexham Priory Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 3.
2002First tower bell peal of Percy's Tea Strainer Treble Place Royal. Recorded peal total is 3.
2003First tower bell peal of Gharb Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2003First tower bell peal of Headingley Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 1.
2005First tower bell peal of Jay Pisa Delight Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
2006First tower bell peal of Kingsland St Michael Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2007First tower bell peal of Leary Delight Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
2011First tower bell peal of Brighton Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2012First tower bell peal of Karen's Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2012First tower bell peal of Welbourn Alliance Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2015First tower bell peal of Yeo Yeo Alliance Major. Recorded peal total is 1.