On This Day - 5 March

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 5th March

YearEventReference
1773A band from the local area rang 13,440 changes of Plain Bob Major at Leeds, Kent in 7 hours and 36 minutes.nv
1888Members of the Oxford Diocesan Guild rang 12,041 Stedman Caters at Appleton, Berks in 7 hours and 26 minutes. James W Washbrook composed the peal and conducted it from the 9th. It was the longest length in the method at the time, but the record only stood for two months. See December 8,1883 and May 21, 1888.BN1888/606
1944The Oxford University Society rang the first peal of spliced Plain Bob and Kent Treble Bob Major on handbells at Oxford.nv
1963The church of St Mary, Eastwood was gutted by fire, although the eight bells were saved.nv

Birthdays for 5th March

1903Alderman G Ling born
1908William T [Taunton] Clark born
1911Charles E G Banham born
1914J Dennis Holden born
1914Edric J Franklin born
1919Frederick W Lawson born
1920Frank [Appleton] White born
1924Albert H Wiseman born
1934Colin A Johnson born
1934Geoffrey R Parker born
1941Clare Higby born
1962Neil A McPherson born

First pealers for 5th March

1898First peal rung by Alfred Potter_sen. Recorded peal total is 49.
1907First peal rung by F Elles. Recorded peal total is 1.
1907First peal rung by William Farral. Recorded peal total is 2.
1907First peal rung by James [Port Sunlight] Orme. Recorded peal total is 3.
1907First peal rung by R Pearl. Recorded peal total is 2.
1907First peal rung by F Small. Recorded peal total is 2.
1907First peal rung by W Toft. Recorded peal total is 2.
1910First peal rung by Frederick C Hicks. Recorded peal total is 1.
1910First peal rung by Charles Mungeam. Recorded peal total is 2.
1910First peal rung by Charles E J Norris. Recorded peal total is 185.
1910First peal rung by George W Riordan. Recorded peal total is 3.
1910First peal rung by Stanley J T Shellock. Recorded peal total is 52.
1910First peal rung by Albert C Springate. Recorded peal total is 1.
1912First peal rung by George E Lawrence. Recorded peal total is 3.
1921First peal rung by Harry [Rolvenden] Parkes. Recorded peal total is 502.
1921First peal rung by John Stanford. Recorded peal total is 3.
1921First peal rung by John Scarratt. Recorded peal total is 2.
1921First peal rung by George Cherry. Recorded peal total is 59.
1921First peal rung by James A Milner. Recorded peal total is 348.
1922First peal rung by Bertram Proctor. Recorded peal total is 1.
1925First peal rung by Stanley W Hasnip. Recorded peal total is 1.
1927First peal rung by George Hain. Recorded peal total is 3.
1927First peal rung by Philip J Hitchens. Recorded peal total is 16.
1927First peal rung by Bertie Pascoe. Recorded peal total is 3.
1927First peal rung by Arthur S Roberts. Recorded peal total is 421.
1927First peal rung by William H Southeard. Recorded peal total is 26.
1927First peal rung by William T Teague. Recorded peal total is 3.
1927First peal rung by Thomas R Sharman. Recorded peal total is 6.
1928First peal rung by Alfred Hobbis. Recorded peal total is 1.
1928First peal rung by Fred Hobbis. Recorded peal total is 1.
1928First peal rung by Alex Howe. Recorded peal total is 2.
1928First peal rung by Cyril Tudor. Recorded peal total is 1.
1928First peal rung by H James Turner. Recorded peal total is 180.
1930First peal rung by Leonard C Offord. Recorded peal total is 9.
1932First peal rung by Frederick W Hall. Recorded peal total is 1.
1932First peal rung by F Bernard Martin. Recorded peal total is 4.
1932First peal rung by Richard E G Luton. Recorded peal total is 16.
1932First peal rung by Harry Nagington. Recorded peal total is 1.
1932First peal rung by Hazel Hodgson. Recorded peal total is 3.
1932First peal rung by James [Batley] Hodgson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1932First peal rung by Gilbert Jones. Recorded peal total is 2.
1932First peal rung by Milton Ackroyd. Recorded peal total is 2.
1932First peal rung by Robert Hides. Recorded peal total is 1.
1932First peal rung by Allan Lord. Recorded peal total is 1.
1932First peal rung by Harry Lord. Recorded peal total is 1.
1932First peal rung by Cecil Rothwell. Recorded peal total is 3.
1932First peal rung by Margaret Pack. Recorded peal total is 24.
1936First peal rung by Alan J Brown. Recorded peal total is 350.
1936First peal rung by Herbert McKinnell. Recorded peal total is 23.
1936First peal rung by Frank L Start. Recorded peal total is 2.
1938First peal rung by Peter J H Small. Recorded peal total is 12.
1938First peal rung by Edward J Boffey. Recorded peal total is 53.
1938First peal rung by Thomas W Lamb. Recorded peal total is 10.
1938First peal rung by Robert H Robinson. Recorded peal total is 6.
1938First peal rung by Harold J B Jaine. Recorded peal total is 1.
1938First peal rung by William E Mountford. Recorded peal total is 2.
1938First peal rung by James Holloway. Recorded peal total is 6.
1938First peal rung by Hubert Bassett. Recorded peal total is 1.
1938First peal rung by Leonard Bills. Recorded peal total is 1.
1943First peal rung by Derek P Jones. Recorded peal total is 1003.
1949First peal rung by Douglas Wray. Recorded peal total is 2.
1949First peal rung by A Pamela Warren. Recorded peal total is 17.
1949First peal rung by Raymond G Bywaters. Recorded peal total is 2.
1950First peal rung by Thomas Skerratt. Recorded peal total is 1.
1950First peal rung by Frederic Windsor. Recorded peal total is 3.
1955First peal rung by Sheila M Schofield. Recorded peal total is 29.
1955First peal rung by Douglas Rucklidge. Recorded peal total is 2.
1955First peal rung by Alan Thornton. Recorded peal total is 8.
1955First peal rung by Ronald Daniels. Recorded peal total is 5.
1960First peal rung by Anthony K Fortin. Recorded peal total is 265.
1960First peal rung by Mary F Carr. Recorded peal total is 5.
1960First peal rung by Jennifer Tomkinson. Recorded peal total is 139.
1960First peal rung by Quinton Burslem. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by Sona G Feakin. Recorded peal total is 2.
1960First peal rung by Colin Borman. Recorded peal total is 1.
1960First peal rung by James N Thorp. Recorded peal total is 1.
1961First peal rung by W Richard Roberts. Recorded peal total is 1.
1965First peal rung by James H Pannett. Recorded peal total is 38.
1966First peal rung by Roger FitzGeorge. Recorded peal total is 3.
1966First peal rung by Cedric Royle. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Raymond S Gaylor. Recorded peal total is 5.
1966First peal rung by Valerie A [Cheddington] Hall. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Edward W Houghton. Recorded peal total is 185.
1966First peal rung by James Burton. Recorded peal total is 7.
1966First peal rung by Pauline Kent. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Mabel E Lovett. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Peter Williamson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1966First peal rung by Heather M Semken. Recorded peal total is 58.
1966First peal rung by Roy [Ardleigh] Stephenson. Recorded peal total is 3.
1966First peal rung by David W Grimwood. Recorded peal total is 1080.
1966First peal rung by John B Keeler. Recorded peal total is 2968.
1966First peal rung by Dawn V A Offen. Recorded peal total is 104.
1966First peal rung by Philip G Chambers. Recorded peal total is 10.
1966First peal rung by Paul [Thurcaston] Smith. Recorded peal total is 1.
1970First peal rung by Jennifer A Orchard. Recorded peal total is 112.
1977First peal rung by Steven J Field. Recorded peal total is 94.
1977First peal rung by Caroline Daniels. Recorded peal total is 35.
1977First peal rung by Michael J Kirby. Recorded peal total is 1.
1977First peal rung by Timothy D Wainwright. Recorded peal total is 12.
1980First peal rung by Angela Beardow. Recorded peal total is 901.
1980First peal rung by Andrew J Heading. Recorded peal total is 3.
1980First peal rung by James Heading. Recorded peal total is 186.
1982First peal rung by Mark L Temple. Recorded peal total is 10.
1983First peal rung by Paul V M Parkes. Recorded peal total is 25.
1983First peal rung by Valerie A Trinkwon. Recorded peal total is 2.
1983First peal rung by James R [Brighton] Simpson. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First peal rung by J Michael Sowden. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First peal rung by Rosemary Baker. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First peal rung by Selena A Willis. Recorded peal total is 3.
1988First peal rung by Daryn Jones. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First peal rung by Philip J Roberts. Recorded peal total is 5.
1988First peal rung by Mark J Harris. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First peal rung by Christopher M Randles. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First peal rung by Anne E Oke. Recorded peal total is 9.
1989First peal rung by Rebecca L E Grewcock. Recorded peal total is 6.
1989First peal rung by Sean W Hamilton. Recorded peal total is 5.
1992First peal rung by Claire L Williams. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Thomas E Hinton. Recorded peal total is 67.
1994First peal rung by John R Dodd. Recorded peal total is 7.
1994First peal rung by Laurence Ashworth. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Anthony James. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Robert [Studley] Young. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Rachel C Billinge. Recorded peal total is 96.
1994First peal rung by Timothy I Briggs. Recorded peal total is 1.
1994First peal rung by Adam J Beaumont. Recorded peal total is 9.
1994First peal rung by Sally M Thomas. Recorded peal total is 18.
1994First peal rung by Sarah E Lupton. Recorded peal total is 27.
1994First peal rung by Debbie J Turner. Recorded peal total is 115.
1995First peal rung by Albert H Wiseman. Recorded peal total is 1.
1995First peal rung by Lawrence Bruce. Recorded peal total is 1.
1999First peal rung by Robert S Austin. Recorded peal total is 1.
1999First peal rung by Richard Bimson. Recorded peal total is 60.
2000First peal rung by Roger M Smith. Recorded peal total is 1.
2004First peal rung by Abby L Antrobus. Recorded peal total is 49.
2004First peal rung by Megan L Gooch. Recorded peal total is 1.
2005First peal rung by Roger Thomas. Recorded peal total is 2.
2006First peal rung by David N Kelly. Recorded peal total is 1.
2007First peal rung by Susi Collins Howgill. Recorded peal total is 1.
2016First peal rung by Terri Arman. Recorded peal total is 2.
2016First peal rung by Gillian H Greef. Recorded peal total is 4.
2017First peal rung by Jennifer A Graham. Recorded peal total is 1.

First peals in towers for 5th March

1779First peal on the bells at Bury St Edmunds, St Mary, Suffolk. Recorded peal total is 25.
1855First peal on the bells at Appleton, St Laurence, Berkshire. Recorded peal total is 521.
1892First peal on the bells at Clifton, SS Philip & James, Yorkshire. Recorded peal total is 10.
1892First peal on the bells at East Ardsley, St Michael, Yorkshire. Recorded peal total is 25.
1898First peal on the bells at Childs Wickham, St Mary the Virgin, Worcestershire. Recorded peal total is 25.
1898First peal on the bells at Eccleston, St Helens, St Thomas, Lancashire. Recorded peal total is 14.
1938First peal on the bells at Goodworth Clatford, St Peter, Hampshire. Recorded peal total is 53.
1955First peal on the bells at Brightwell Baldwin, St Bartholomew, Oxfordshire. Recorded peal total is 16.
1955First peal on the bells at Georgeham, St George, Devon. Recorded peal total is 18.
1960First peal on the bells at Coryton, St Andrew, Devon. Recorded peal total is 3.
1960First peal on the bells at Dinton, SS Peter & Paul, Buckinghamshire. Recorded peal total is 10.
1971First peal on the bells at Gussage All Saints, All Saints, Dorset. Recorded peal total is 3.
2015First peal on the bells at Gorran, St Goranus (10), Cornwall. Recorded peal total is 11.

First peals in method for 5th March

1927First tower bell peal of London Bob Triples. Recorded peal total is 4.
1932First tower bell peal of Warwickshire Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 143.
1955First tower bell peal of Burnaby Delight Minor. Recorded peal total is 10.
1955First tower bell peal of Feering Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 18.
1959First tower bell peal of Cardiff Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 12.
1960First tower bell peal of Blunsdon Surprise Minor. Recorded peal total is 3.
1960First tower bell peal of Holland Bob Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
1960First tower bell peal of Unstone Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1977First tower bell peal of Ickford Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.
1977First tower bell peal of Kenilworth Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 6.
1977First tower bell peal of Lugovalium Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First tower bell peal of Arlesey Bob Minor. Recorded peal total is 1.
1983First tower bell peal of Kimpton Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 5.
1983First tower bell peal of Maidford Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
1985First tower bell peal of Elcombe Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 5.
1987First tower bell peal of Luigi Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First tower bell peal of Daneholme Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
1988First tower bell peal of Dunum Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1990First tower bell peal of Sipora Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1992First tower bell peal of Orion Maximus. Recorded peal total is 4.
1994First tower bell peal of Maeatae Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1996First tower bell peal of Hathern Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
1997First tower bell peal of Ramleaze Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 1.
1998First tower bell peal of Impney Hall Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 7.
2001First tower bell peal of Annie's Fancy Hybrid Minor. Recorded peal total is 1.
2001First tower bell peal of Fairbourne Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
2001First tower bell peal of Fulford Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 1.
2001First tower bell peal of Quebec Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2001First tower bell peal of Saiph Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 3.
2002First tower bell peal of Burcroft Delight Royal. Recorded peal total is 1.
2008First tower bell peal of Orsett Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 2.
2011First tower bell peal of Angela Bass Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2011First tower bell peal of Northamptonshire Hybrid Minor. Recorded peal total is 1.
2011First tower bell peal of Yapton Marsh Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2014First tower bell peal of Monk Bretton Treble Bob Minor. Recorded peal total is 1.
2015First tower bell peal of Earl Of Dunraven Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2015First tower bell peal of Kernow Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1.
2016First tower bell peal of Mendip Hills Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3.