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Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
Long Barton
Monday, 1 January 2024 in 3m 35s (14 in D)
150 Singles and Minimus (4m)
6 Original Singles, 48 each Plain Bob, Reverse Bob, Double Bob Minimus
1–2 Debbie Birt
3–4 Nigel Birt (C)
Rung to mark the start of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers 150th Anniversary year. The Guild was founded in 1874 and is thus the oldest territorial ringing society in the world.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Highweek, Devon
All Saints
Monday, 1 January 2024 in 2h 53 (11–1–11 in F♯)
5152 Richmont Castle Delight Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Robert D S Brown
2 James Kirkcaldy
3 Peter L Bill
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Michael H Tompsett
6 Michael C Hansford
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
In memory of Jeremy Howell, churchwarden at Highweek.
Also wishing Pauline McKenzie and Roger King a happy new year.
Ringing World page reference: 5882.0057

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bratton Fleming, Devon
St Peter
Monday, 1 January 2024 (14–2–0 in F)
General Ringing
Rounds, call changes and tolling at midnight.
Norman Dallyn
Liam Dickson
Julie Iredale
John Maxfield
Sue Maxfield
Roy Ridd-Jones
Jenny Sparling
Ros Wilson
Ringing in the New Year.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Torquay, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 2 January 2024 (6)
150 Doubles and Minor (2m)
30 Erin Doubles and 120 Plain Bob Minor
1 Martin G Mansley (C)
2 Janet Ritterman
3 Michael H Tompsett
4 Rowena Mansley
5 Robert Law
6 Tim King
Durin practice to mark the 150 anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
62 Well Oak Park
Tuesday, 2 January 2024 (11 in G)
1440 St Clement's College Bob Minor
Composed by trad
1–2 Martin G Mansley
3–4 Michael H Tompsett
5–6 Peter L Bill (C)
Longest length by this band
Ringing World page reference: 5882.0063

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dalwood, Devon
St Peter
Tuesday, 2 January 2024 (7–2–3 in A♭)
720 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Anne Burn
2 Maureen Davey
3 Sue Barrance
4 Crispin Denny
5 Patricia Slade
6 David Barrance (C)
First 720 of Cambridge for Maureen, hopefully a QP next.
Ringing World page reference: 5882.0060

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 3 January 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
150 Spliced Minor (2m)
6 Un-Saiph Little Bob and 144 Plain Bob
1 Susan King
2 Anne Burn
3 Kathie Matthews
4 Derek Ballard
5 Theo Millard
6 Ian Rees (C)
First of Un-Saiph by all the Band. For the Guild 150th Anniversary

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Compton Gifford, Devon
Emmanuel
Thursday, 4 January 2024 in 6m (19–3–14 in E♭)
150 Grandsire Doubles
SBSPPx3
1 Barbara M Hocke
2 Elena L Brake
3 Harry J Andrews
4 John Bowler
5 Alena J Wardle (C)
6 Trevor C F Vercoe
Rung at the start of the first practice of the year to mark the start of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers 150th year, also to send birthday greetings to Daniel Calvert

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bickleigh, Devon
St Mary
Thursday, 4 January 2024 in 2h 45 (8–1–14 in A)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
1 extent each - Carlisle, London, Norwich, Bourne, York, Beverley, Cambridge
1 Robert D S Brown
2 Peter L Bill
3 Ian V J Smith
4 John A Foster
5 Michael E C Mears
6 David Hird (C)
Circled tower - 1.
Ringing World page reference: 5882.0057

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whimple, Devon
17 Bramley Gardens
Saturday, 6 January 2024 in 2h 25 (15 in C)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8 methods: 832 Rutland; 704 Lincolnshire (N), Yorkshire; 640 Cambridge; 576 London, Pudsey, Superlative; 512 Bristol; 90 com; atw.
Composed by P G K Davies (Op. Reversed)
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Matthew J Hilling
5–6 Oliver C Bates (C)
7–8 Oliver Coldrick
Ringing World page reference: 5882.0059

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Stoke Canon, Devon
St Mary Magdalene
Saturday, 6 January 2024 in 45m (9–3–19 in G)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Richard Barker
2 Sheila J Scofield
3 Fergus Kettleborough
4 Matthew H Weighell
5 Mark Heritage
6 John R Martin (C)
First in method - 3.
Ringing World page reference: 5887.0173

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Highweek, Devon
All Saints
Saturday, 6 January 2024 in 3m (11–1–11 in F♯)
150 Plain Bob Doubles
PPPBS
Composed by Guild 150 Comps
1 Emma Manley
2 Katie Law
3 Mike Wigney
4 Robert D Law
5 Robert D S Brown (C)
6 Sarah McIntyre
to mark the commencement of the Guilds 150th year

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Denbury, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 6 January 2024 (8–3–12 in A)
150 Grandsire Doubles
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Philip Stevens
2 Nigel Birt
3 Don Roberts
4 Rowena Mansley
5 Martin G Mansley (C)
6 Bob Saunders
During the Mid Devon Branch practice to celebrate the 150 anniversary year of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers. Un-Saiph Little Bob lives to fight another day!

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Sunday, 7 January 2024 (21–3–6 in D)
150 Rows Of Called Changes
Composed by Arr J R Martin
1 Richard H Johnston
2 Sofie Emmens
3 John R Martin (C)
4 Gordon Milne
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Tony Lane

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Monday, 8 January 2024 in 38m (11 in G)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
Rutland, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridge
1–2 Jill Wigney
3–4 Mike Wigney
5–6 Tim Bayton (C)
7–8 Sue Sawyer
Ringing World page reference: 5883.0088

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Tuesday, 9 January 2024 in 37m (11 in G)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
Cambridge, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Superlative, Rutland, Pudsey
1–2 Jill Wigney
3–4 Sue Sparling
5–6 Tim Bayton (C)
7–8 Sue Sawyer
Ringing World page reference: 5883.0088

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Seaton, Devon
St Gregory
Wednesday, 10 January 2024 in 2h 50 (11–0–4 in F♯)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1344 Rutland; 1248 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 90 changes of method; all the work
Composed by P G K Davies
1 John A Foster
2 Peter L Bill
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Robert D Crighton
5 Revd Christopher Renyard
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 Michael E C Mears (C)
8 David Hird
1999th peal on a tenor: 8. (Goodness me, he must be a strong chap).
Ringing World page reference: 5883.0082

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 10 January 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
120 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Maureen Davey
2 Derek Ballard
3 Anne Burn
4 Theo Millard
5 Kathie Matthews
6 Ian Rees (C)
1st course of Norwich inside - 3

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 11 January 2024 in 2h 47 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed by Middletons
1 Michael Hatchett
2 R Nicholas Lawrence
3 Robert D Law
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Lesley A Knipe
6 Ian J Rees
7 Revd Christopher Renyard
8 Robert D S Brown (C)
Method rung as the conductor manged to learn a different method from the rest of the band , neccesitating a change of plan!!!
Guild 150th Anniversary Peal
Ringing World page reference: 5883.0082

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Compton Gifford, Devon
Emmanuel
Thursday, 11 January 2024 in 7m (19–3–14 in E♭)
150 Plain Bob Doubles
PPPBSx3
1 Sheila J Reynolds
2 Kerry Vaughan
3 Mark Williams
4 Glenn Francis
5 Daniel T Calvert (C)
6 Jonathan Gale
Rung during practice for the Guild of Devonshire Ringers 150th year

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Wolborough, Devon
St Mary
Friday, 12 January 2024 (15–3–27 in F)
150 Grandsire Doubles
1 Alison Wills
2 Robert Law
3 Tim King
4 David Witchell
5 Martin Mansley (C)
6 Richard Wills
During practice to mark the 150th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishop's Nympton, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 13 January 2024 in 44m (10–1–10 in A♭)
1320 Beverley Surprise Minor
1 Emily Watts
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Patricia Slade
4 Andrew Alford
5 Janet Deem (C)
6 Neil Deem
1st in method 4.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St David
Sunday, 14 January 2024 in 44m (11–2–23 in G)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Graham Tucker
2 Wendy Campbell
3 Taihei Baker
4 Steph Hills
5 Lesley Tucker
6 David Hird
7 Ian Campbell (C)
8 Richard Johnson
3: First Triples inside.
Rung prior to evening service, and also celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
Ringing World page reference: 5885.0128

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whitestone, Devon
St Catherine
Tuesday, 16 January 2024 in 48m (11½ in G)
1500 Doubles (15m/v)
St. Nicholas, Winchendon, St.Remigius, Huntley, St. Alban, St. Paul, St. Ambrose, St. John Evangelist, St. Simon's, St. Martin's, St. Osmund, Eynesbury, Plain Bob, Rev Canterbury Place and Grandsire
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Kathie Matthews
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Revd Jonathan G Rose
5 Mervyn A Arscott
6 Ian Rees
To mark the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Conceived by Sue arranged by Keith

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tedburn St Mary, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 16 January 2024 in 42m (10–0–6 in F)
1320 Minor (2m)
600 Norwich Surprise 720 Plain Bob
1 Mervyn A Arscott
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Revd Jonathan G Rose
4 Kathie Matthews
5 Ian Rees
6 Keith E Beale (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Holcombe Burnell, Devon
St John the Baptist
Tuesday, 16 January 2024 in 43m (11–0–27 in A♭)
1283 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1 Keith E Beale (C)
2 Mervyn A Arscott
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Kathie Matthews
5 Ian Rees
6 Revd Jonathan G Rose

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Cheriton Bishop, Devon
St Mary
Tuesday, 16 January 2024 in 45m (14 in F)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Keith E Beale
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Mervyn A Arscott
4 Kathie Matthews
5 Ian Rees
6 Revd Jonathan G Rose (C)
Rung to congratulate Holly Davis on completing the Spine Pennine 112 mile race

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Compton Gifford, Devon
Emmanuel
Thursday, 18 January 2024 in 6m (19–3–14 in E♭)
150 Grandsire Doubles
Plain courses
1 Liza K Crewe
2 Barbara M Hocke
3 Sheila J Reynolds
4 Trevor C F Vercoe
5 Alena J Wardle (C)
6 Daniel T Calvert
Rung on practice night for the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Newton St Cyres, Devon
St Cyr and St Julitta
Saturday, 20 January 2024 in 2h 48 (12–3–22 in F♯)
5184 Turramurra Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Martin G Mansley
2 Charlotte A Boyce
3 Alena J Wardle
4 Robert D Law
5 Ian V J Smith
6 David Hird
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
Rung by members of the Guild General Committee on the morning of the annual Committee meeting.
Ringing World page reference: 5889.0214

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 24 January 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
120 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Richard Down
2 Maureen Davey
3 Kathie Matthews
4 Crispin Denny
5 Theo Millard
6 Ian Rees (C)
First Course of Norwich - 2

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Hardington Mandeville, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Wednesday, 24 January 2024 in 2h 39 (8–0–4 in A♭)
5056 Hartfield Castle Delight Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Ian W Avery
2 Robert D Crighton
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Michael C Hansford
5 Revd Christopher Renyard
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5885.0126

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 26 January 2024 in 37m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 Plain Bob Major
1 Lesley Tucker
2 Andrew M Alford
3 Graham Tucker
4 Susan M Sawyer
5 John R Martin (C)
6 Emily Watts
7 Janet M Deem
8 Neil E Deem
First Bob Major and first on a mini-ring - 6.
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0263

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 26 January 2024 in 36m (20lb 10oz in D)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Andrew M Alford
2 Neil E Deem
3 Emily Watts
4 Susan M Sawyer
5 Lesley Tucker
6 Charlotte A Boyce
7 Graham Tucker
8 Janet M Deem (C)
First Surprise Major - 3.
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0263

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Friday, 26 January 2024 in 3h 5 (12–1–19 in F♯)
5040 Devonshire Surprise Royal
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Wendy Gill
2 Peter L Bill
3 James Kirkcaldy
4 Patricia Slade
5 Jill M Hansford
6 Michael C Hansford
7 Revd Jonathan G Rose
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Michael E C Mears
10 David Hird (C)
1st peal in the method - x30x14x50x16x1270x18x34x50.34.16.34.90 l.e. 2nds. Rung for the 150th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers. 50th peal - 4.
Ringing World page reference: 5885.0126

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
11 Ashley Road
Saturday, 27 January 2024 in 40m (11)
1312 Kent Treble Bob Major
1–2 Peter L Bill
3–4 Ian L C Campbell
5–6 John R Martin (C)
7–8 Charlotte A Boyce
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0264

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bridgwater, Somerset
St Mary
Saturday, 27 January 2024 in 3h 30 (25–1–1 in D)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by R J Angrave
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 Alison C Waterson
3 David P Hilling
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 Timothy M Payne
6 Peter J Williamson
7 Ian V J Smith
8 John R Martin
9 Richard Harrison
10 Andrew P Digby
11 David Hird
12 Matthew J Hilling (C)
500th peal: 4.
100th twelve bell tower: 6.
Ringing World page reference: 5886.0146

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Monday, 29 January 2024 in 39m (11 in G)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major
1–2 Jill Wigney
3–4 Sue Sparling
5–6 Tim Bayton (C)
7–8 Sue Sawyer
Ringing World page reference: 5886.0152

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Axminster, Devon
St Mary
Monday, 29 January 2024 in 44m (23–1–15 in C♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
Included Morris’ 240
1 Maureen Davey
2 Anne Burn
3 Simon Kewley
4 Ian Rees
5 Peter Simpson (C)
6 Graham Walmsley
First QP 6 - in a series of ‘Firsts’ for the
150th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
Ringing World page reference: 5886.0149

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whimple, Devon
17 Bramley Gardens
Tuesday, 30 January 2024 in 2h 29 (15 in C)
5184 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
1344 Rutland; 1152 Cambridge, Yorkshire; 960 Lincolnshire; 576 Bristol; 114 com.
Composed by Donald F Morrison (Arr Peter R King)
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Peter M C Crawley
5–6 Matthew J Hilling (C)
7–8 Oliver Coldrick
Most Spliced Major in hand: 3-4.
Ringing World page reference: 5887.0169

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 30 January 2024 in 1h 47 (10lb 0oz in G)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (20m)
(1) London, Wells (2) Chester, Carlisle, Munden (3) Westminster, Allendale (4,5) Annable's London, Norwich (6) Durham, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham, Surfleet (7) Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne
1 Ian W Avery
2 P Wendy Campbell
3 Ian R Fielding
4 Peter L Bill
5 David Hird
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Birthday compliment to Ann Smith (Glint says its the thought that counts).
Ringing World page reference: 5887.0167

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 1 February 2024 in 2h 49 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5152 Zebrina Delight Major
Composed by Michael Maughan
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Lesley A Knipe
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Robert D Law
6 Revd Christopher Renyard
7 Michael E C Mears
8 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
For the Guild 150th Anniversary
Ringing World page reference: 5887.0167

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Buckfast, Devon
Abbey Church of St Mary
Friday, 2 February 2024 in 59m (41–1–3 in C)
1259 Grandsire Caters
1 Wendy Campbell
2 Lesley Tucker
3 Wendy Gill
4 Peter Bill
5 Graham Tucker
6 Ian Smith
7 Ian Campbell
8 James Kirkcaldy
9 Michael Mears (C)
10 David Hird
Rung Prior to Mass on the Feast of the Presentation of The Lord.
Ringing World page reference: 5886.0150

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 3 February 2024 (9–0–25 in A♭)
150 Spliced Minor (2m)
30 Unsaiph, 120 Plain Bob Minor
1 Nicola Jones
2 Rowena Mansley
3 Philip Stevens
4 Nigel Birt
5 Rodney Horder
6 Martin Mansley (C)
During the Mid Devon Branch Training morning and to mark the 150 th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire ringers

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sidmouth, Devon
St Giles and St Nicholas
Sunday, 4 February 2024 (6–1–10 in B)
720 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Kathie Matthews
2 Elisabeth Robertson
3 Clare Griffiths
4 Paul V M Parkes
5 Ian Rees
6 Revd Jonathan G Rose (C)
Rung on the front six for Evening Prayer and in memory of Richard Swann, beloved husband of Ruth Swann, a much loved and long-standing member of the Parish Church congregation, following his recent death.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whimple, Devon
17 Bramley Gardens
Tuesday, 6 February 2024 in 2h 25 (15 in C)
5088 Kent Treble Bob Major
Composed by R W Lee
1–2 Peter L Bill
3–4 Ian L C Campbell
5–6 Matthew J Hilling (C)
7–8 Jill M Wigney
Ringing World page reference: 5889.0215

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Tuesday, 6 February 2024 in 39m (11 in G)
1344 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
Yorkshire, Pudsey, Superlative, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Rutland
1–2 Jill Wigney
3–4 Sue Sparling
5–6 Tim Bayton (C)
7–8 Sue Sawyer
Ringing World page reference: 5888.0193

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 8 February 2024 in 2h 52 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5152 Lockheed Hudson Surprise Major
Composed by A J Cox
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Lesley A Knipe
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Ian J Rees
6 Martin G Mansley
7 Revd Christopher Renyard
8 John R Martin (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5893.0300

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sidbury, Devon
St Giles and St Peter
Saturday, 10 February 2024 (16–1–23 in E)
140 Plain Hunt Triples
1 Rose Lynn
2 Sue Barrance
3 Wendy Gill
4 Tim Bayton
5 Kathie Matthews
6 David Barrance
7 Ian Rees (C)
8 Susan A King
First blows of Plain Hunt Triples (1). Rung at the East Devon Branch AGM.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Holcombe Rogus, Devon
All Saints
Saturday, 10 February 2024 in 49m (13–1–16 in E)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Richard Barker
2 Eddie Grabke
3 Richard C Shere
4 John E Buckley
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 John R Martin (C)
First Minor inside - 2.
Ringing World page reference: 5893.0304

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Cathedral Church of St Peter
Saturday, 10 February 2024 in 4h 11 (72–2–2 in B♭)
5088 Spliced Surprise Maximus (4m)
1296 Bristol, Zanussi, 1248 Cambridge, Yorkshire; 22 changes of method; all the work.
Composed by D F Morrison (6997a)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Oliver Coldrick
3 Graham G Firman
4 Ian V J Smith
5 Stephanie E Hills
6 Kevin J Skillings
7 David M W Threlfall
8 Jonathan F Young
9 Richard Harrison
10 Peter W J Sheppard
11 Michael E C Mears (C)
12 Paul J Pascoe
  Matthew J Hilling
Ringing World page reference: 5887.0167

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadclyst, Devon
St John the Baptist
Saturday, 10 February 2024 (20–0–25 in E♭)
168 Stedman Triples
1 Wendy Gill
2 Anne Burn
3 Elisabeth Robertson
4 Patricia Slade
5 Susan Illing
6 Anne E Bailey
7 Andrew Digby (C)
8 Tom Clarke
First touch of Stedman Triples (2) - rung during a Guild Stedman Triples training session

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 13 February 2024 in 1h 48 (10lb 0oz in G)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (14m)
Cambridge, Norfolk, Ipswich, Hull, Primrose, Bourne, Cunecastre, Carlisle, Chester, Westminster, Durham, York, Munden, Allendale
Composed by P G C Ellis
1 Ian W Avery
2 Charlotte A Boyce
3 John R Martin
4 Ian R Fielding
5 James Grant
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5888.0189

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bickington, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 13 February 2024 in 42m (7)
1320 Degves Penn-Bloodh Ha Peswar-Ugens Delight Minor
Arranged by A J Beer
1 Dominic Beer
2 Robert D S Brown
3 Catherine Crawley
4 Mike Wigney
5 Peter Crawley
6 Adam Beer (C)
First quarter in the method. Degves Penn-bloodh ha Peswar-ugens Delight: -36-14-12-16.12.34-1236,12. Degves penn-bloodh ha peswar-ugens lowen (Happy 90th birthday) to Katherine Beer, mother of 1 and 6.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 14 February 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
108 Spliced Plain Minor (2m)
72 Little Bob and 36 Plain Bob
1 Maureen Davey
2 Kathie Matthews
3 David G Brewer
4 Susan A King
5 Theo Millard
6 Ian J Rees (C)
First touch of Spliced Plain Minor inside - 4

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Wednesday, 14 February 2024 in 2h 35 (8–2–3 in B♭)
5040 Doubles (11m)
Two extents Grandsire; four extents each St Nicholas, Winchendon Place, St Remigius, Huntley, Reverse Canterbury, St Simon's, St Martin's. St Osmund, Eynesbury, Plain Bob
1 Jill M Hansford
2 Robert D S Brown
3 Michael C Hansford
4 Robert D Crighton
5 Michael E C Mears (C)
Birthday compliment to Ian (L C) Campbell.
Ringing World page reference: 5888.0189

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Compton Gifford, Devon
Emmanuel
Thursday, 15 February 2024 in 6m (19–3–14 in E♭)
150 Grandsire Doubles
SBSPPx3
1 Peter H Lake
2 Glenn Francis
3 Barbara M Hocke
4 Daniel T Calvert
5 Harry J Andrews (C)
6 Roger Compton
Rung during practice

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Lanlivery, Cornwall
St Brevita
Friday, 16 February 2024 in 47m (16–2–0 in F)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 Lesley Tucker
2 Wendy Campbell
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Patricia Slade
5 Graham Tucker
6 Neil Williams
7 Ian Campbell (C)
8 David Hird
Completes quarters on all Cornwall towers with 4 or more bells - 3

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Lanivet, Cornwall
Friday, 16 February 2024 in 46m (13–1–7 in F)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major
1 Patricia Slade
2 Wendy Campbell
3 Lesley Tucker
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Ian Campbell
6 David Hird
7 Neil Williams
8 Graham Tucker (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bodmin, Cornwall
St Petroc
Friday, 16 February 2024 in 48m (17–0–11 in F)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
Cambridge, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Rutland
1 Neil Williams
2 Wendy Campbell
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Lesley Tucker
5 Patricia Slade
6 Graham Tucker
7 Ian Campbell
8 David Hird (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Altarnun, Cornwall
St Nonna
Friday, 16 February 2024 in 49m (11–1–19 in F♯)
1250 Bamford Surprise Major
1 Ian Campbell
2 Wendy Campbell
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Lesley Tucker
5 Patricia Slade
6 Graham Tucker
7 David Hird
8 Neil Williams (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Feniton, Devon
St Andrew
Saturday, 17 February 2024
80 Plain Hunt Doubles
1 Janice Hodge
2 Kathie Matthews
3 Rose Lynn
4 Anne E Bailey (C)
5 Anne Burn
6 Sarah Clinton
First blows Plain Hunt Doubles - 1 - rung during an East Devon Branch Plain Hunt training session

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Feniton, Devon
St Andrew
Saturday, 17 February 2024
90 Grandsire Doubles
1 Jill Medcalf
2 Rose Lynn
3 Kathie Matthews (C)
4 Lesley Houghton
5 Anne Burn
6 Sarah Clinton
First blows ringing a plain course of Grandsire Doubles on the treble - 1. Rung during an East Devon Branch Plain Hunt training session

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tavistock, Devon
St Eustachius
Sunday, 18 February 2024 in 45m (7–3–5)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Elizabeth Field
2 Bill Thirtle
3 Ian Smith
4 Peter Hinton
5 Phil Dunn (C)
6 Chris Walke
For Evening Service.
First Quarter: 1
Ringing World page reference: 5890.0241

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dalwood, Devon
St Peter
Monday, 19 February 2024 in 44m (7–2–3 in A♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 John Bass
2 Maureen Davey
3 Lisa Clarke (C)
4 Crispin Denny
5 Patricia Slade
6 Keith Smith
Congratulations to John Bass, who rang his first quarter peal on the treble to celebrate his 75th birthday.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Axminster, Devon
St Mary's
Monday, 19 February 2024
30 Plain Hunt Doubles
Plain Hunt Doubles
1 Anne Burn (C)
2 Heather White
3 Sue Willis
4 Roger Willis
5 Sarah Clinton
6 Simon Kewley
First Plain Hunt on 2

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whimple, Devon
17 Bramley Gardens
Tuesday, 20 February 2024 in 2h 22 (15 in C)
5088 Ealing Surprise Major
Composed by Donald F Morrison (No.1976)
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Andrew P Digby
5–6 Matthew J Hilling (C)
7–8 Oliver Coldrick
Ringing World page reference: 5889.0215

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Tuesday, 20 February 2024 in 2h 5 (20lb 10oz in D)
5152 Swine Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Peter L Bill
2 Ian W Avery
3 Michael E C Mears
4 P Wendy Campbell
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 David Hird
7 John R Martin (C)
8 James Kirkcaldy
Completes the circle at this location and second circle of these bells - 8.
The tenor ringer's last in sixties and three figures.
The 800th peal rung on these bells.
Ringing World page reference: 5894.0322

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Paignton, Devon
65 Winsu Avenue
Tuesday, 20 February 2024 (11 in G)
1260 Double Bob Minor
1–2 Martin G Mansley
3–4 Michael H Tompsett
5–6 Peter L Bill (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5889.0219

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bourton, Dorset
St George
Wednesday, 21 February 2024 in 2h 45 (12–1–6 in G)
5040 Surprise Minor (17m)
(1) London, Wells, Cunecastre (2) Westminster, Allendale (3) Primrose, Berwick, Hexham (4) Annable's London (5) Durham, Beverley, York, Surfleet (6) Norwich (7) Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge
1 Michael C Hansford
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Robert D S Brown
4 Robert D Crighton
5 David Hird
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Dedicated to Rev Dr Graham Southgate, licenced as Rector on 25th January 2024.
Ringing World page reference: 5889.0214

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 23 February 2024 in 33m (20lb 10oz in D)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Charlotte A Boyce
2 Mandy Burnett
3 Robert A Neal
4 Sheila J Scofield
5 John R Martin (C)
6 Leslie E Boyce
First on a mini-ring - 2,3.
Remembering Pat and Gareth Evans on the first anniversary of their tragic death in a road accident.
Ringing World page reference: 5894.0324

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Friday, 23 February 2024 in 3h (12–1–19 in F♯)
5040 Swindon Surprise Royal
Composed by D F Morrison
1 Ian L C Campbell
2 Peter L Bill
3 Patricia Slade
4 P Wendy Campbell
5 Vanessa V Mitchell
6 Jill M Hansford
7 Michael C Hansford
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Michael E C Mears
10 David Hird (C)
1st on 10 and of Royal - 5. 100th peal on the bells - 2.
Ringing World page reference: 5889.0214

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
84 Whipton Village Road
Saturday, 24 February 2024 in 42m (11)
1312 Kent Treble Bob Major
1–2 Peter L Bill
3–4 Ian L C Campbell
5–6 John R Martin (C)
7–8 Charlotte A Boyce
Ringing World page reference: 5894.0327

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Denbury, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 24 February 2024 in 46m (8–3–12 in A)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Donald J Roberts
2 Rowena G Mansley
3 Robert Law
4 Simon K Glanfield
5 Michael Barnicott-White
6 Martin G Mansley (C)
92 Birthday compliments to Gerald Pierce Father of 2
A Devon Guild 150 quarter peal
Ringing World page reference: 5889.0217

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Saturday, 24 February 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
Call Changes and Plain Hunt Doubles
1 Lisa Clarke (C)
2 Sally Church
3 Stan Thompson
4 Rose Lynn
5 Mark Moran
6 Beccy Hawley
Rung to mark the second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Also to mark the upcoming 10th anniversary of the annexation of Crimea. On 27/02/2014 Russian forces without insignias seized strategic sites in Crimea. A pro-Russian government was subsequently installed and Crimea was formally annexed on 18/03/2014. First attempt at covering to Plain Hunt Doubles (6).

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Lamerton, Devon
St Peter
Sunday, 25 February 2024 in 2h 50 (11–1–26 in A♭)
5040 Surprise Minor (4m)
1 extent each London, Primrose, Norwich and 4 extents of Cambridge
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Lesley A Knipe
3 Paul R Wotton
4 Harry J Andrews
5 Christopher H Wardle
6 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
5 - 100th peal
4 - most methods
A Guild 150th Anniversary peal
Ringing World page reference: 5890.0239

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 28 February 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
240 Norwich Surprise Minor
1 Kathie Matthews
2 David G Brewer
3 Anne Burn
4 Theo Millard
5 Derek Ballard
6 Ian J Rees (C)
First touch of Norwich "inside" - 3

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 28 February 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
150 Grandsire Doubles
PSSSS x 3
1 Richard Down
2 Theo Millard
3 Sarah Clinton
4 Kathie Matthews
5 Ian J Rees (C)
6 David G Brewer
First touch of Grandsire with singles - 3

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 28 February 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
84 Stedman Triples
1 Richard Down
2 David G Brewer
3 Anne Burn
4 Derek Ballard
5 Kathie Matthews
6 Theo Millard
7 Ian J Rees (C)
8 Sarah Clinton
First course of Stedman Triples - 2

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Broadclyst, Devon
St John the Baptist
Wednesday, 28 February 2024 in 3h 11 (20–0–25 in E♭)
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by D F Morrison (No7619)
1 Ian W Avery
2 Peter L Bill
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Michael C Hansford
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 John R Martin
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
1000th peal and first in his eighth decade for birthday boy on the 5th.
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0259

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Thursday, 29 February 2024 in 29m (0–0–10)
1272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Ian Avery
2 Elaine Grant
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Nigel Birt
5 James Grant
6 Donald Carter (C)
9,999th quarter - 3
4,600th quarter and 100th on the bells in this location - 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Thursday, 29 February 2024 in 30m (0–0–10)
1296 Bourne Surprise Minor
1 Elaine Grant
2 Ian Avery
3 Nigel Birt
4 James Grant
5 Sue Sawyer
6 Donald Carter (C)
Celebrating 40 years of ringing quarter-peals together for Ian and Nigel. Their first together was Grandsire Triples at Kingsteignton on 15th February 1984 and was Ian's 1st quarter-peal. It was conducted by Peter Bill and the band included Ian's father Bill making a rare foray into method ringing. Total together currently stands at 353.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ottery St Mary, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Friday, 1 March 2024 (18–2–14 in E)
504 Grandsire Triples
1 Patricia Slade
2 Anne Bailey
3 Kathie Matthews
4 Revd Jonathan G Rose
5 Theo Millard
6 Peter G Simpson
7 Ian J Rees (C)
8 Andy Jarvis
Rung in memory of Wilf Reynolds, former ringer at this tower and Serving Clerk at Exeter Cathedral

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Friday, 1 March 2024 in 45m (12–1–19 in F♯)
1282 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
1 Donald B Carter (C)
2 P Wendy Campbell
3 Janet M Deem
4 Lesley Tucker
5 Susan M Sawyer
6 Neil A Williams
7 Timothy M Bayton
8 Ian L C Campbell
9 Graham Tucker
10 David Hird
Sue's 10,000th quarter peal, rung in the same tower and on the same bell as her first. Rung with her eight leading quarter peal ringers plus the Master of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
Ringing World page reference: 5889.0209

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Friday, 1 March 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
40 Little Bob Minor
1 Charles Boyce
2 Sarah Clinton
3 Anne Burn
4 Lisa Clarke
5 Derek Ballard (C)
6 Richard Coley
First blows in method (2). Rung during the Friday Group practice.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Woodbury, Devon
St Swithun
Saturday, 2 March 2024 in 50m (23–0–3 in D)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
1 Susan M Sawyer
2 Emily Watts
3 Mike Wigney
4 Robert Law
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Janet Deem
7 Andrew Alford (C)
8 Neil Deem
First Surprise major on 'real' bells: 2
Remembering Wilf Reynolds (1949-2024) who learned to ring at East Budleigh and met his future wife Judith in Woodbury ringing chamber. They were married in Woodbury in 1978 and started ringing at Ottery St Mary in 1982. RIP.
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0261

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Wolborough, Devon
St Mary
Saturday, 2 March 2024 in 2h 55 (15–3–27 in F)
5024 Lessness Surprise Major
Composed by A G Reading (No 5)
1 Ian W Avery
2 William P Carew
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Peter L Bill
5 Michael C Hansford
6 Kevin J Skillings
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
For the christening of Isla Doris Carew (at Kingsteignton on 03/03/2024)
Ringing World page reference: 5890.0239

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Withycombe Raleigh, Devon
St John the Evangelist
Saturday, 2 March 2024 in 51m (17–1–10 in D♯)
1320 Grandsire Cinques
1 Andrew Alford
2 Susan M Sawyer
3 James Kirkcaldy
4 Patricia Slade
5 Mike Wigney (C)
6 Catherine Crawley
7 Neil Deem
8 Janet Deem
9 Robert Law
10 Peter Crawley
11 David Hird
12 Tony Williams
First on 12: 9 and 12. First blows in any method on 12 bells beyond plain hunt: 9
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0264

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Littleham, Devon
St Margaret
Saturday, 2 March 2024 in 40m (7–2–11 in G)
1260 Stedman Triples
1 Andrew Alford
2 Emily Watts
3 Susan M Sawyer
4 Neil Deem
5 Patricia Slade
6 Robert Law
7 Mike Wigney (C)
8 James Kirkcaldy
First q in method: 2
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0263

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
East Budleigh, Devon
All Saints
Saturday, 2 March 2024 (10–0–16 in A♭)
1280 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
1 Emily Watts
2 Patricia Slade
3 Susan M Sawyer
4 Andrew Alford
5 Mike Wigney
6 Robert Law
7 Neil Deem
8 James Kirkcaldy (C)
Wilf Reynolds (1949-2024) learned to ring at East Budleigh and met his future wife Judith in Woodbury ringing chamber. They were married in Woodbury in 1978 and started ringing at Ottery St Mary in 1982. RIP.
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0261

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Cruwys Morchard, Devon
Holy Cross
Saturday, 2 March 2024 in 43m (12–0–24 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Mark Heritage
2 Eddie Grabke
3 Sheila J Scofield
4 Richard C Shere
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 John R Martin (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5896.0376

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clyst St George, Devon
St George
Saturday, 2 March 2024 in 41m (10–2–21 in A♭)
1272 Wells Surprise Minor
1 Mike Wigney
2 Susan M Sawyer
3 Neil Deem
4 Janet Deem
5 Robert Law
6 James Kirkcaldy (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Sunday, 3 March 2024 in 2h 4 (20lb 10oz in D)
5088 Gdr Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Charlotte A Boyce
2 Lesley A Knipe
3 Robert D S Brown
4 Melissa G Hunt
5 P Wendy Campbell
6 Peter L Bill
7 John R Martin (C)
8 John A Foster
Ringing World page reference: 5896.0372

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tavistock, Devon
St Eustachius
Sunday, 3 March 2024 in 49m (24–0–5 in D)
1260 Grandsire Triples
1 katherine Hayes
2 Sarah Hinton
3 Phil Dunn
4 Jane Dunn
5 William Thirtle
6 Peter Hinton (C)
7 David Pike
8 Chris Walke
Rung for Evensong
First quarter of Triples: 1
To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
Also to remember Ashley Pike (David's father) RIP 7th March 2023.
Ringing World page reference: 5892.0282

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sidmouth, Devon
St Nicholas
Sunday, 3 March 2024 in 52m (18–2–12 in E)
1260 Grandsire Caters
Composed by P J Flavell
1 Janet Deem
2 Mike Wigney
3 Susan M Sawyer
4 Robert Law
5 Catherine Crawley
6 Peter Crawley (C)
7 Andrew Alford
8 Revd Jonathan G Rose
9 Neil Deem
10 Patricia Slade
For Evensong.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Stokeinteignhead, Devon
St Andrew
Monday, 4 March 2024 (10–0–3 in G)
120 March Doubles
1 Nicola Jones
2 Rowena Mansley
3 Martin Mansley (C)
4 Simon Glanfield
5 Geraint Thomas
6 Hugh McCormick
Ringing World Method of the month to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers which was formed in March 1874

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Monday, 4 March 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
200 Plain Hunt Minimus
1 Sally Church (C)
2 Janet Reynolds
3 Charles Boyce
4 Stan Thompson
5 Philip Couch
6 Claire Kemp
Rung during the practice on a particularly stormy afternoon to mark the 200th anniversary of the founding of the RNLI. (6) - First ringing anything other than straight rounds.
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0270

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whimple, Devon
17 Bramley Gardens
Tuesday, 5 March 2024 in 2h 21 (15 in C)
5088 Oxford Treble Bob Major
Composed by James W Holdsworth
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Ian L C Campbell
5–6 Matthew J Hilling (C)
7–8 Timothy M Payne
First in method in hand: 7-8
First in method in hand on inside pair: 3-4
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0260

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Paignton, Devon
65 Winsu Avenue
Thursday, 7 March 2024 (11 in G)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1–2 Peter L Bill
3–4 Martin G Mansley
5–6 Michael H Tompsett (C)
Remembering Peter Sawyer, who rang handbells in this room.
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0261

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Friday, 8 March 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
120 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Sarah Clinton
2 Derek Ballard (C)
3 Annie Ashton
4 Charles Boyce
5 Richard Coley
6 Anne Burn
First touch of Bob Doubles (3). Rung during the Friday Group practice on International Women's Day.
Ringing World page reference: 5890.0234

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Woodbury, Devon
St Swithun
Saturday, 9 March 2024 in 3h 25 (23–0–3 in D)
5150 Revd Langdon Fulford Delight Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Lester J Yeo (Past President)
2 Charlotte A Boyce (Treasurer & C C Representative)
3 Timothy M Bayton (President)
4 James Kirkcaldy (Quarter Peal Secretary & C C Representative)
5 Ian V J Smith (Tower & Bells Advisor & Vice President)
6 David Hird (Guild Master)
7 John R Martin (Secretary) (C)
8 Michael E C Mears (Peal Secretary & Vice President)
First peal in the method.
Rev Langdon Fulford Delight Major
b -38-14-12-18-14-18-3456.56.78
Rung by Guild Officers to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Guild.
To commemorate the Rev J L Langdon Fulford MA, formerly Assistant Curate of this parish, first Secretary of the Guild, propser of its foundation, composer of the Guild rules.
"The Originator of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers"
1,200th peal with the Guild - 1.
Ringing World page reference: 5898.0418

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Feniton, Devon
St Andrew
Saturday, 9 March 2024 in 40m (9 in G)
1260 Doubles (2m)
720 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, 540 Plain Bob.
1 Barbara Hemsley
2 Sue Sturdy
3 Tim Bayton (C)
4 Sheila Scofield
5 Kathie Matthews
6 Susan A King
First quarter peal: 1.
Ringing World page reference: 5891.0261

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Sunday, 10 March 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
150 Grandsire Doubles
1 Derek Ballard
2 Anne Burn
3 Susan A King
4 Theo Millard
5 Ian J Rees (C)
6 Kathie Matthews
Rung before morning Eucharist.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Offwell, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Monday, 11 March 2024 (7–3–9 in A♭)
120 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1 Sarah Clinton
2 Anne Burn
3 Crispin Denny
4 Christopher King
5 Peter G Simpson
6 Ian J Rees (C)
First Treble Bob to a method - 1

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Tuesday, 12 March 2024 in 2h 5 (20lb 10oz in D)
5088 Zebrina Delight Major
Composed by S Jenner
1 Ian W Avery
2 John A Foster
3 Peter M C Crawley
4 P Wendy Campbell
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Robert D S Brown
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Michael E C Mears
Rung as a birthday compliment to the ringer of the third.
Ringing World page reference: 5898.0418

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sidmouth, Devon
St Giles and St Nicholas
Tuesday, 12 March 2024 in 2½ (18–2–12 in E)
Rounds on 10
1 Annie Ashton
2 Denise Thomas
3 Cheryl Watson
4 Anne E Bailey
5 Elisabeth Robertson
6 Phoebe Thomas
7 Lesley Houghton
8 Margot Le Vesconte
9 Virginia Budd
10 Susan A King
Rounds on 10 rung by Sidmouth Ladies including 3 ringers who have learnt to ring in the last year. Many thanks to the two visiting ladies who joined us. Rung for 150 seconds for the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 12 March 2024 in 32m (0–0–10)
1320 Loch Awe Surprise Minor
1 Nigel Birt
2 James Grant
3 Lesley Tucker
4 Sue Sawyer
5 Graham Tucker
6 Donald Carter (C)
Rung in memory of Alan F Lee.
29th circle - 1

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 12 March 2024 in 31m (0–0–10)
1320 Loch Beag Surprise Minor
1 Lesley Tucker
2 Nigel Birt
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Graham Tucker
5 James Grant
6 Donald Carter (C)
Possibly 1st quarter-peal in the method, first rung in spliced
100th together - 5 & 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 14 March 2024 in 2h 49 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5152 Malling Abbey Surprise Major
Composed by Alan G Reading
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Jane C Spencer
3 Robert D Law
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Lesley A Knipe
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 Revd Christopher Renyard
8 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
The 7th ringer is linked to the Pilsdon Community at Malling Abbey in West Malling, Kent
Ringing World page reference: 5893.0300

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Friday, 15 March 2024 in 44m (12–2–27 in F♯)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Sarah Clinton
2 Anne Burn
3 Theo Millard
4 David G Brewer
5 Ian J Rees (C)
6 Kathie Matthews
First of Grandsire Doubles - 4
First of Grandsire Doubles as conductor for 45 years - 5
Rung on Guild 150th Anniversary Dinner day, as a compliment to Gloria Trencham on her 80th Birthday today. She visited the ringing chamber and met the ringers before the quarter.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Friday, 15 March 2024 in 2h 54 (12–1–19 in F♯)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
1344 Rutland; 1248 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 90 changes of method; all the work
Composed by P G K Davies
1 David Hird
2 Patricia Slade
3 Jill M Hansford
4 Michael C Hansford
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Revd Jonathan G Rose
7 James Kirkcaldy
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
100th peal on the bells: 5.
In memory of Preb Christopher Marshall.
On the the day of the dinner to mark the 150th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
Hoping David will soon be back in good voice.
Ringing World page reference: 5900.0480

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Devon Hotel, Regency Suite
Friday, 15 March 2024 in 5m (15 in C)
150 Spliced Major (3m)
62 Yorkshire Surprise, 24 Little Bob, 64 Plain Bob
Composed by Robert D S Brown
1–2 Jill Wigney
3–4 Oliver Coldrick
5–6 Tim Bayton (C)
7–8 Ian Campbell
Rung at the celebration dinner to mark the 150th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Friday, 15 March 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
120 Grandsire Doubles
1 Sarah Clinton
2 Anne Burn
3 Kathryn Lambert
4 Derek Ballard (C)
5 Anne E Bailey
6 Susan A King
3 - First touch “flying solo”

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Friday, 15 March 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
120 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Trevor Hitchcock
2 Anne Burn
3 Annie Ashton
4 Janet Reynolds
5 Susan A King (C)
6 Roger Willis
5 - First touch in method as conductor

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Friday, 15 March 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
120 Grandsire Doubles
1 Trevor Hitchcock
2 Janet Reynolds
3 Susan A King (C)
4 Derek Ballard
5 Anne E Bailey
6 Roger Willis
3 - First in method as conductor

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Tiverton, Devon
St Peter
Saturday, 16 March 2024 in 3h 24 (25–2–18 in D)
5040 Plain Bob Triples
Composed by D R Finch
1 Leslie E Boyce
2 Sheila J Scofield
3 Thomas W Mitchell
4 Richard C Shere
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Matthew H Weighell
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Mark Heritage
First on 8 - 3.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
To mark the centenary of the dedication of the bells and to celebrate the completion of the overhaul work by Taylor's.
Ringing World page reference: 5899.0446

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Manaton, Devon
St Winifred
Saturday, 16 March 2024 (8–0–14 in B♭)
1380 Doubles (5m)
5m: Stedman, Grandsire, Plain Bob, St Simon's Bob and St Martin's Bob.
1 Robert D S Brown
2 Mike Wigney
3 Peter M C Crawley
4 Charles Blummers
5 Catherine Crawley (C)
6 Seymour Street
Arranged to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
Ringing World page reference: 5893.0305

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Highweek, Devon
All Saints
Saturday, 16 March 2024 (11–1–11 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Peter Harris
2 Robert Law
3 Mike Wigney
4 Martin Mansley
5 Robert D S Brown (C)
6 Richard Thomas
First Quarter Peal: 1 and 6.
Arranged to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
Ringing World page reference: 5893.0302

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bovey Tracey, Devon
St Peter, St Paul, and St Thomas of Canterbury
Saturday, 16 March 2024 (14–2–26 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Mike Wigney (C)
2 Anne James
3 Catherine Crawley
4 Robert D S Brown
5 Martin Mansley
6 John Westlake
First Quarter Peal: 6.
Arranged to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
Rung with thoughts and prayers for Wendy Harvey.
Ringing World page reference: 5893.0302

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bickington, Devon
St Mary the Virgin
Saturday, 16 March 2024 (7–1–24 in B)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Robert D S Brown
2 Charles Blummers
3 Mike Wigney
4 Alison Archer-Lock
5 Robert Law (C)
6 Jon Grimes
First Quarter Peal: 6.
Arranged to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers.
Ringing World page reference: 5893.0302

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Tuesday, 19 March 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
40 Plain Hunt Doubles
1 Rose Lynn (C)
2 Anne Burn
3 John Bass
4 Janice Hodge
5 Lisa Clarke
6 Janice Burrough
First blows on the 4th (4), and first covering to plain hunt (6).

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Tuesday, 19 March 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
100 Plain Hunt Doubles
1 John Bass (C)
2 Anne Burn
3 Lisa Clarke
4 Rose Lynn
5 Janice Hodge
6 Janice Burrough
First blows on the 5th (5).

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 19 March 2024 in 1h 49 (10lb 0oz in G)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (25m)
(1) London, Wells, Cunecastre (2) Northumberland, Carlisle, Sandiacre (3) Chester, Munden (4) Westminster, Allendale (5) Netherseale, Lightfoot, Wearmouth (6,7) Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge, York, Durham, Hull, Primrose, Norfolk, Beverley, Berwick, Hexham, Surfleet
Composed by J S Warboys (6,7)
1 James Kirkcaldy
2 James Grant
3 John R Martin
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 John A Foster
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
60th birthday compliment to Lynne Hughes
Ringing World page reference: 5893.0300

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 20 March 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
160 Little Bob Major
1 Crispin Denny
2 Richard Down
3 Anne Burn
4 David G Brewer
5 Roger S Algate
6 Theo Millard
7 Derek Ballard
8 Ian J Rees (C)
First course of Little Bob Major, 3,4, & 5
Rung during Practice Night

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Topsham, Devon
St Margaret
Thursday, 21 March 2024 (10–0–23 in F♯)
150 Grandsire Doubles
Plain course x 5
1 Vicky Brady
2 Matthew Pym
3 Lily Neal
4 Daniel Copestake
5 Keith Copestake (C)
6 Hugh Lodder
Rung by the Topsham band on practice night to mark the 150th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers, founded on this day in 1874

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Topsham, Devon
St Margaret
Thursday, 21 March 2024 (10–0–23 in F♯)
150 Grandsire Doubles
PPSBSx3
1 Lily Neal
2 Peter Jupp
3 Matthew Pym
4 Sue Sturdy
5 Keith Copestake (C)
6 Daniel Copestake
Rung on practice night to mark the 150th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers, founded on this day in 1874
Special thanks to Peter, visiting from Scotland, who was a regular ringer at Topsham in the 1950s and 60s

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Friday, 22 March 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
120 April Day Doubles
1 Janet Reynolds
2 Lisa Clarke
3 Sarah Clinton
4 Anne Burn
5 Derek Ballard (C)
6 Roger Willis
First blows of April Day (3). Well done, Sarah. Rung during the Friday Group practice.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Plymouth, Devon
Minster Church of St Andrew
Sunday, 24 March 2024 in 48m (9–2–0 in G)
1260 Doubles (7m/v)
1-3 Reverse Canterbury, 4 Southrepps, 5 Clifford's Pleasure, 6 & 7 Plain Bob, 8 Kennington, 9 April Day, 10 Grandsire + 60 of Grandsire
1 Lauren Cook
2 Christopher H Wardle
3 John C Mitchelmore
4 John F Steere
5 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
6 Esther Lupton
For Palm Sunday
Ringing World page reference: 5894.0326

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Axminster, Devon
Sunday, 24 March 2024
30 Grandsire Doubles
1 Heather White
2 Sue Willis
3 Sarah Clinton
4 Anne Burn
5 Peter Simpson (C)
6 Roger Willis
First treble to a method. 1

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Highweek, Devon
All Saints
Monday, 25 March 2024 in 2h 52 (11–1–11 in F♯)
5088 Highweek Dragon Delight Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Ian W Avery
2 Peter L Bill
3 James Kirkcaldy
4 Ian V J Smith
5 John A Foster
6 Michael H Tompsett
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Birthday compliment to Mary Mears and another tick on the calendar for John.
600th peal for the Guild: 3.
Ringing World page reference: 5894.0322

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 28 March 2024 in 2h 53 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5184 Wye Surprise Major
Composed by H Poyner
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Michael R Spencer
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Jane C Spencer
6 Ian J Rees
7 James Kirkcaldy
8 David Hird (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5894.0322

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 31m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major
1 John R Martin
2 Melissa G Hunt
3 Susan M Sawyer
4 Ian R Fielding (C)
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Alex Hunt
7 Paul J Pascoe
8 David Hird

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 32m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 London Surprise Major
1 Melissa G Hunt
2 Ian R Fielding
3 John R Martin
4 Susan M Sawyer
5 Alex Hunt
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 Charlotte A Boyce
8 David Hird (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 32m (20lb 10oz in D)
1250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
1 Ian R Fielding
2 David Hird
3 Melissa G Hunt
4 Alex Hunt
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 John R Martin
7 Susan M Sawyer
8 Charlotte A Boyce (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 32m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 Apple Delight Major
Arranged by C C Nicholson
1 Alex Hunt
2 Charlotte A Boyce
3 Susan M Sawyer
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 David Hird
6 Melissa G Hunt
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Ian R Fielding

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 31m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by Matthew R Johnson
1 Charlotte A Boyce
2 John R Martin
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 David Hird
5 Melissa G Hunt
6 Susan M Sawyer
7 Ian R Fielding
8 Alex Hunt (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 32m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 Ealing Surprise Major
1 Alex Hunt
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Charlotte A Boyce
4 Melissa G Hunt
5 John R Martin
6 Ian R Fielding (C)
7 David Hird
8 Susan M Sawyer

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 33m (20lb 10oz in D)
1250 Bristol Surprise Major
1 David Hird
2 Susan M Sawyer
3 Ian R Fielding
4 John R Martin
5 Melissa G Hunt
6 Charlotte A Boyce
7 Alex Hunt
8 Paul J Pascoe (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 31m (20lb 10oz in D)
1250 Cassiobury Surprise Major
View composition
1 Alex Hunt
2 Paul J Pascoe
3 Susan M Sawyer
4 Melissa G Hunt
5 Ian R Fielding
6 Charlotte A Boyce
7 John R Martin (C)
8 David Hird

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 30m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 Cornwall Surprise Major
Arranged by D F Morrison
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 Alex Hunt
3 Ian R Fielding
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 Susan M Sawyer
6 David Hird
7 Melissa G Hunt
8 John R Martin (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 32m (20lb 10oz in D)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major
View composition
1 Susan M Sawyer
2 David Hird
3 Alex Hunt
4 Ian R Fielding
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 John R Martin
7 Paul J Pascoe
8 Melissa G Hunt (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 33m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire
1 David Hird
2 Susan M Sawyer
3 Charlotte A Boyce
4 Alex Hunt
5 John R Martin
6 Paul J Pascoe
7 Ian R Fielding (C)
8 Melissa G Hunt
First 8 Spliced - 8.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 31m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 Lessness Surprise Major
1 Alex Hunt
2 Charlotte A Boyce
3 Ian R Fielding
4 Susan M Sawyer
5 Paul J Pascoe
6 Melissa G Hunt
7 John R Martin
8 David Hird (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 30m (20lb 10oz in D)
1280 Rutland Surprise Major
View composition
1 John R Martin
2 Melissa G Hunt
3 Susan M Sawyer
4 Paul J Pascoe
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Ian R Fielding
7 David Hird
8 Alex Hunt (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 31m (20lb 10oz in D)
1314 Gdr Surprise Major
View composition
1 Alex Hunt
2 Susan M Sawyer
3 Paul J Pascoe
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 Ian R Fielding
6 David Hird
7 Melissa G Hunt
8 John R Martin (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 29 March 2024 in 32m (20lb 10oz in D)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 John R Martin
3 David Hird
4 Melissa G Hunt
5 Charlotte A Boyce
6 Ian R Fielding
7 Alex Hunt
8 Susan M Sawyer (C)
100th quarter - 4.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whimple, Devon
17 Bramley Gardens
Saturday, 30 March 2024 in 2h 45 (15 in C)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Composed by R O Hall
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Oliver C Bates
5–6 Matthew J Hilling (C)
7–8 Oliver Coldrick
9–10 Michael J Wigney
First blows in the method in hand: 9-10.
Ringing World page reference: 5898.0419

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Sunday, 31 March 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
150 Grandsire Doubles
1 Derek Ballard
2 Kathie Matthews
3 Susan A King
4 Theo Millard
5 Ian J Rees (C)
6 David G Brewer
Rung before Easter Eucharistic

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Cathedral Church of St Peter
Sunday, 31 March 2024 in 65m (72–2–2 in B♭)
1313 Stedman Cinques
Composed by M R Eccleston
Arranged by O C Bates
1 Paul J Pascoe
2 Oliver C Bates (C)
3 Susan M Sawyer
4 Joanna C Franklin
5 James Kirkcaldy
6 Rebecca J Harrison
7 Kevin J Skillings
8 Oliver Coldrick
9 Richard Harrison
10 David Hird
11 Matthew J Hilling
12 Andrew P Digby
100th Quarter Peal: 6
Rung for Choral Eucharist on Easter Sunday.
Ringing World page reference: 5895.0349

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingsteignton, Devon
St Michael
Monday, 1 April 2024 in 2h 58 (16–3–11 in F)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (7m)
1024 Cornwall, 992 Lessness, 736 Superlative, 704 Bristol, 576 Yorkshire, 512 Cambridge, 480 London; 123 changes of method; all the work
Composed by M B Davies & A G Reading
1 Ian W Avery
2 Ian V J Smith
3 Peter L Bill
4 Vanessa V Mitchell
5 Michael H Tompsett
6 John R Martin
7 David Hird
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
Last peal as a fifty something: 6.
Ringing World page reference: 5895.0346

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Axminster, Devon
St Mary
Monday, 1 April 2024 in 43m (23–1–15 in C♯)
1260 April Day Doubles
1 Sarah Clinton
2 Anne Burn
3 Crispin Denny
4 Patricia Slade
5 Peter Simpson (C)
6 Roger Willis
6 - First Quarter Peal in 15 years

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whimple, Devon
17 Bramley Gardens
Tuesday, 2 April 2024 in 40m (15 in C)
1344 London Surprise Major
WHW x3
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Matthew J Hilling
5–6 Oliver C Bates (C)
7–8 Peter M C Crawley
First in the method on handbells: 7-8
Ringing World page reference: 5895.0351

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sidbury, Devon
St Giles and St Peter
Tuesday, 2 April 2024 (16–1–23 in E)
60 Plain Hunt Doubles
1 Grace Bass
2 Anne Burn (C)
3 Janice Hodge
4 Rose Lynn
5 Crispin Denny
6 Delie Perry
7 Chris Bass
8 John Bass
First Plain Hunt Doubles with three cover bells (1, 3 and 4).

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Penzance, Cornwall
St Mary the Virgin
Tuesday, 2 April 2024 in 3h 29 (23–3–23 in D)
5184 Cornwall Surprise Major
Composed by J F Young
1 John A Foster
2 Peter L Bill
3 James Kirkcaldy
4 Charlotte A Boyce
5 Ian V J Smith
6 Toby Arkless
7 Michael E C Mears
8 John R Martin (C)
1450th peal - 2.
Rung as birthday compliments to the treble ringer (70 today) and the tenor ringer (60 today).

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Tuesday, 2 April 2024 in 45m (5–2–19 in B)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Rose Lynn
2 Kirsten Hawkins
3 Lisa Clarke (C)
4 Anne Burn
5 Patricia Slade
6 Janice Hodge
Congratulations to Janice on her first quarter peal and to Rose for her first on the treble. This quarter completes Level 3 of Learning the Ropes for Rose.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Thursday, 4 April 2024 in 40m (11 in G)
1282 Bristol Surprise Major
Composed by R J Angrave (Op. 2)
1–2 Susan D Sparling
3–4 Timothy M Bayton
5–6 Oliver C Bates (C)
7–8 Susan M Sawyer
Ringing World page reference: 5895.0351

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Thursday, 4 April 2024 in 37m (11 in G)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (6m)
6 methods: 384 Rutland; 192 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Superlative, Yorkshire; 128 Pudsey; 33 com.
Composed by S C Theobald
1–2 Susan D Sparling
3–4 Timothy M Bayton (C)
5–6 Oliver C Bates
7–8 Susan M Sawyer
Ringing World page reference: 5895.0351

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Saturday, 6 April 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
84 Grandsire Triples
1 David G Brewer (C)
2 Anne Bailey
3 Huw Davies
4 Lisa Clarke
5 Ian J Rees
6 Anne Burn
7 Tom Clarke
8 Patricia Slade
First touch of Grandsire Triples as Conductor - 1
Rung during a Branch Grandsire Triples Training afternoon

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Saturday, 6 April 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
168 Grandsire Triples
1 Lisa Clarke
2 Anne Bailey
3 Richard Barker
4 David G Brewer
5 Anne Burn
6 Patricia Slade (C)
7 Ian J Rees
8 Tom Clarke
First touch of Grandsire Triples as Conductor - 6
Rung during the Branch Grandsire Triples Training afternoon

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Sunday, 7 April 2024 in 1h 58 (20lb 10oz in D)
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed by R B Pullin
1 Robert D S Brown
2 Michael J Stone
3 Peter L Bill
4 Robert Perry
5 Richard A M Newman
6 Alex Hunt
7 Charlotte A Boyce
8 John R Martin (C)
Rung as an early 86th birthday compliment to the ringer of the second.
Also wishing John Foster well in his "steps" to a speedy recovery.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Sunday, 7 April 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
150 Grandsire Doubles
1 Derek Ballard
2 Anne Burn
3 Kirsten Hawkins
4 Theo Millard
5 Ian J Rees (C)
6 David G Brewer
For Guild 150th Anniversary
Rung prior to Morning Eucharist

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
Cathedral Church of St Peter
Sunday, 7 April 2024 in 62m (28–0–4)
1440 London No. 3 Surprise Royal
Composed by S J Gay
1 Susan M Sawyer
2 Oliver C Bates (C)
3 Kirsten J Hawkins
4 Kevin J Skillings
5 Patricia Slade
6 James Kirkcaldy
7 Philip M Dunn
8 Ian V J Smith
9 Andrew P Digby
10 Oliver Coldrick
Rung for Choral Eucharist.
First blows in the method: 3
Ringing World page reference: 5896.0376

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Torquay, Devon
Bartcombe, Jack's Lane
Monday, 8 April 2024 in 36m (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1–2 Michael J Stone
3–4 Martin G Mansley
5–6 Peter L Bill (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5896.0377

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Colyton, Devon
St Andrew
Monday, 8 April 2024 in 60m (24–3–16 in D)
Rounds and Call Changes
Queens, King's, Tittums and Reverse Rounds
Maureen Davey
Sarah Clinton
Andrea Young
Elizabeth Robertson
Delie Perry
Kathy Matthews
Patricia Slade (C)
Clare Oastler
Rung prior to the Lady Day Service - The Feast of Annunciation.
The first time the locals are aware of that a local all-ladies band has rung on all 8 bells.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Tuesday, 9 April 2024 in 2h 27 (11 in G)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8 methods: 832 Rutland; 704 Lincolnshire, Yorkshire; 640 Cambridge; 576 London, Pudsey, Superlative; 512 Bristol; 90 com; atw.
Composed by P G K Davies (Op. Reversed)
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Timothy M Bayton
5–6 Oliver C Bates (C)
7–8 Ian R Fielding
Ringing World page reference: 5896.0374

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 9 April 2024 in 31m (0–0–10)
1320 Loch Cam Surprise Minor
1 Graham Tucker
2 Sue Sawyer
3 Nigel Birt
4 Lesley Tucker
5 James Grant
6 Donald Carter (C)
With the bands congratulations to Stenhousemuir FC on securing the first league title in their 140 year history, making them Scottish League 2 champions.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Bishopsteignton, Devon
Bishops-Ting-Tong
Tuesday, 9 April 2024 in 32m (0–0–10)
1320 Loch Dearg Surprise Minor
1 Lesley Tucker
2 James Grant
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Nigel Birt
5 Graham Tucker
6 Donald Carter (C)

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Wednesday, 10 April 2024 in 44m (8–0–27 in A♭)
1320 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Richard Barker
2 Sheila Scofield
3 Simon Trott
4 Richard Shere
5 Mark Heritage
6 Leslie Boyce (C)
Rung in memory of Peter Walter, former Tower Captain of Burlescombe for over 30 years and North East Branch Assistant Secretary, 1986-1992 & Secretary 1993-97. Also for the 150th Anniversary of the Guild. First inside of Kent (3); First as conductor of Treble Bob Minor (6).
Ringing World page reference: 5896.0375

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 10 April 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
112 Little Bob Major
1 Janine Orchard
2 Richard Down
3 Derek Ballard
4 Andrea Young
5 Theo Millard
6 David G Brewer
7 Kathie Matthews
8 Ian J Rees (C)
First touch of Little Bob Major - 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sidbury, Devon
St Giles and St Peter
Thursday, 11 April 2024 (16–1–23 in E)
120 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Grace Bass
2 Brenda Eastell
3 Andrea Young
4 Richard Coley (C)
5 Derek Ballard
6 John Bass
First attempt at trebling to any method. Well done, Grace (aged 13). Rung during the Branch Plain Hunt practice.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 11 April 2024 in 2h 49 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5152 Bedwardine Surprise Major
Composed by M Maughan from R Baldwin
1 Michael Hatchett
2 James Kirkcaldy
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Christopher H Wardle
6 Martin G Mansley
7 Revd Christopher Renyard
8 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
Rung in thanksgiving for the lives of Ruth E Reeves who died yesterday evening, & Peter Walter of Burlescombe

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Burlescombe, Devon
St Mary
Sunday, 14 April 2024 in 47m (15–0–1 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Minor
1 Leslie Boyce
2 Sheila Scofield
3 Richard Shere
4 Charlotte Boyce
5 John Martin
6 Matthew Weighell (C)
Rung to celebrate the Golden Wedding of David and Pam Sprague of Burlescombe . Also in memory of Peter Walter , former captain of this tower for 30 years , assistant secretary of the North East Branch 1986-1992 and secretary 1993-1997 .
Ringing World page reference: 5897.0396

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Axminster, Devon
St Mary's
Monday, 15 April 2024
120 Plain Bob Doubles
1 Anne Double
2 Susie Willis
3 Sarah Clinton
4 Anne Burn
5 Peter Simpson (C)
6 Roger Willis
1 first touch of Bob Doubles

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whimple, Devon
17 Bramley Gardens
Tuesday, 16 April 2024 in 2h 40 (15 in C)
5040 Swindon Surprise Royal
Composed by Richard I Allton
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Oliver C Bates
5–6 Matthew J Hilling (C)
7–8 Oliver Coldrick
9–10 Andrew P Digby
First in method in hand for all.
Ringing World page reference: 5898.0419

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Tuesday, 16 April 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
34 Chardstock Call Changes
1 Delie Perry
2 Rose Lynn
3 Janice Burrough
4 Dee Hearne
5 Anne Burn
6 Grace Bass
First tenoring. Well done, Grace (aged 13).

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
St Mary
Wednesday, 17 April 2024 in 3h 18 (18–0–23 in E♭)
5040 Surprise Minor (11m)
(1) London, Wells (2) Primrose (3) York, Durham (4) Annable's London (5) Beverley, Surfleet (6) Norwich (7) Cambridge, Ipswich
1 David Hird
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Robert D Crighton
4 Michael C Hansford
5 Robert D S Brown
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Ringing World page reference: 5897.0394

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 17 April 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
112 Little Bob Major
1 Susan A King
2 Anne Burn
3 Richard Down
4 Kathie Matthews
5 Derek Ballard
6 David G Brewer
7 Theo Millard
8 Ian J Rees (C)
First touch of Little Bob Major - 2

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Clyst Hydon, Devon
St Andrew
Wednesday, 17 April 2024 (11 in A♭)
72 Plain Bob Minor
1 Maureen Davey
2 Wendy Cornell
3 Judith Reynolds
4 Anne Burn (C)
5 Andrea Young
6 Kathie Matthews
4 First as Conductor .
Rung during East Devon Ladies Morning.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 18 April 2024 in 2h 52 (8–0–27 in A♭)
5088 Jonah Surprise Major
Composed by R I Allton, arr P M Mason
1 Michael Hatchett
2 Jane C Spencer
3 R Nicholas Lawrence
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Ian J Rees
6 Revd Christopher Renyard
7 James Kirkcaldy
8 John R Martin (C)
Rung to celebrate the life of Mervyn G Buckley.
Lesley Knipe wishes to be associated with this peal.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Thursday, 18 April 2024 in 39m (11 in G)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (3m)
3 methods: 448 Bristol, Cambridge; 384 Superlative; 28 com.
Composed by R C Offen
1–2 Susan D Sparling
3–4 Oliver C Bates
5–6 Timothy M Bayton (C)
7–8 Susan M Sawyer
Ringing World page reference: 5897.0399

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Thursday, 18 April 2024 in 40m (11 in G)
1344 Lessness Surprise Major
Composed by J O Howes
1–2 Susan D Sparling
3–4 Timothy M Bayton
5–6 Oliver C Bates (C)
7–8 Susan M Sawyer
Ringing World page reference: 5897.0399

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Friday, 19 April 2024 in 2h 56 (12–1–19 in F♯)
5000 Oakham Surprise Royal
Composed by A G Reading
1 John A Foster
2 Alex Hunt
3 Ian V J Smith
4 Jill M Hansford
5 Peter L Bill
6 Michael C Hansford
7 Revd Jonathan G Rose
8 Oliver C Bates
9 Michael E C Mears
10 David Hird (C)
A diamond wedding anniversary compliment to Michael and Elizabeth Rose.
Also an 18th birthday compliment to Melissa Hunt.
Ringing World page reference: 5897.0394

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Friday, 19 April 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
120 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Charles Boyce
2 Anne Burn
3 Derek Ballard (C)
4 Lisa Clarke
5 Susan A King
6 Richard Coley
First blows in method (5). Rung during the Friday Group practice.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Stoke Damerel, Devon
St Andrew
Sunday, 21 April 2024 in 42m (4–2–12 in D)
1260 Doubles (11m/v)
60 changes of Stedman, 120 changes each of Reverse Canterbury, Southrepps, Clifford's Pleasure, St Simon's Bob, St Alban, Eynsham, Plain Bob, Kennington, April Day, Grandsire
1 Robyn D F Owen
2 John C Mitchelmore
3 John F Steere
4 Christopher H Wardle
5 Fergus M S Stracey (C)
6 Andrew C W Kenyon
1st quarter at 1st attempt - 6
30th birthday compliment to Robyn
Get well compliment to Paul Jones
Ringing World page reference: 5898.0421

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St Mark
Sunday, 21 April 2024 in 47m (12–1–19 in F♯)
1282 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
1 Wendy Gill
2 Sue Sparling
3 Sue Sawyer
4 Patricia Slade
5 Lesley Tucker
6 Charlotte Boyce
7 Stephanie Hills
8 Janet Deem (C)
9 Wendy Campbell
10 Jenny Sparling
Specially arranged and rung for the 150th anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers by an all ladies band. 1st of surprise royal as conductor.
Ringing World page reference: 5898.0423

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
St David
Sunday, 21 April 2024 in 42m (11–2–23 in G)
1260 Doubles (3m)
Stedman Doubles (60), Grandsire Doubles (240), Plain Bob Doubles (960)
1 James Kerslake
2 Alice J Holden
3 Maff Glover
4 Richard Johnson
5 Steph Hills (C)
6 Esme Kerslake
First quarter peal: 6

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Whimple, Devon
17 Bramley Gardens
Monday, 22 April 2024 in 2h 23 (15 in C)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (7m)
7 methods: 864 Cambridge, Cornwall, Lessness; 768 Bristol; 672 Yorkshire; 576 Superlative; 480 London; 129 com.
Composed by M B Davies (Op. 3)
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Matthew J Hilling
5–6 Oliver C Bates (C)
7–8 David A Warwick
Ringing World page reference: 5898.0419

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Thrushelton, Devon
St George
Monday, 22 April 2024 in 2h 40 (7 in G♯)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (15m)
(1) London, Wells (2) Chester, Munden (3) Netherseale, Lightfoot (4) Westminster, Allendale (5) York, Durham (6) Beverley, Surfleet (7) Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge
1 Ian V J Smith
2 Jill M Hansford
3 Michael C Hansford
4 John A Foster
5 David Hird
6 Michael E C Mears (C)
Another tick on John's calendar.
Ringing World page reference: 5898.0418

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Seaton, Devon
St Gregory
Monday, 22 April 2024 (11–0–4 in F♯)
72 Kent Treble Bob Minor
1 Brenda Eastell
2 Anne Burn
3 Lisa Clarke
4 Christopher King
5 Kathie Matthews
6 Ian Rees (C)
First touch of Kent inside - 2
Rung during the East Branch General Minor Practice.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Seaton, Devon
St Gregory
Monday, 22 April 2024 (11–0–4 in F♯)
72 Treble Bob Minor (1m)
3 courses of Treble Bob Hunting (1m)
1 Huw Davies
2 Andrea Young
3 Lisa Clarke
4 Christopher King
5 Nigel Smith
6 Ian Rees (C)
First attempt at Treble Bob hunting - 1
Rung during East Branch General Minor Practice

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Combe Raleigh, Devon
St Nicholas
Monday, 22 April 2024 (5–2–19 in B)
120 Plain Hunt Doubles
1 Rose Lynn
2 Sally Church
3 Lisa Clarke (C)
4 Mark Moran
5 Charles Boyce
6 Beccy Hawley
First tenoring to anything other than call changes. Well done, Beccy.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Exeter, Devon
64 Mount Pleasant Road
Tuesday, 23 April 2024 in 2h 24 (11 in G)
5024 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
4 methods: 1280 Cambridge, London, Superlative; 1184 Bristol; 110 com; atw.
Composed by A J Pitman
1–2 Jill M Wigney
3–4 Timothy M Bayton
5–6 Oliver C Bates (C)
7–8 Ian R Fielding
Ringing World page reference: 5898.0419

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dalwood, Devon
St Peter
Tuesday, 23 April 2024 in 24m (7–2–3 in A♭)
150 Gdr 150th Anniversary Doubles Call Changes Peal
Composed by Owen J Borlase
1 Anne Burn
2 Lisa Clarke
3 Rose Lynn
4 Janice Burrough
5 John Bass
6 Delie Perry
Called by Lindsay Smitham. Longest peal (4). Rung in celebration of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers' 150th Anniversary and St George's Day.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dalwood, Devon
St Peter
Tuesday, 23 April 2024 in 32m (7–2–3 in A♭)
150 Gdr 150th Anniversary Doubles Call Changes Peal
Composed by Owen J Borlase
1 John Bass
2 Maureen Davey
3 Janice Hodge
4 Dee Hearne
5 Anne Burn
6 Lindsay Smitham
Called by Rose Lynn. Rung in celebration of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers' 150th Anniversary and St George's Day.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 24 April 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
60 Grandsire Doubles
1 Anne Burn (C)
2 Huw Davies
3 Kathie Matthews
4 Theo Millard
5 Ian J Rees
6 David G Brewer
First of Grandsire as Conductor - 1

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Honiton, Devon
St Paul
Wednesday, 24 April 2024 (12–2–27 in F♯)
60 Grandsire Doubles
1 Maureen Davey (C)
2 Anne Burn
3 Kathie Matthews
4 Ian J Rees
5 David G Brewer
6 Theo Millard
First of Grandsire as Conductor - 1

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 26 April 2024 in 34m (20lb 10oz in D)
1260 Grandsire Triples
Composed by R W Willans
1 Charlotte A Boyce
2 Susan M Sawyer
3 Lesley Tucker
4 David Hird
5 Wendy Gill
6 Patricia Slade
7 John R Martin (C)
8 Graham Tucker
First on a mini-ring - 5.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Uffculme, Devon
The Piglet Ring
Friday, 26 April 2024 in 35m (20lb 10oz in D)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Wendy Gill
2 Patricia Slade
3 Susan M Sawyer
4 John R Martin
5 Graham Tucker
6 Lesley Tucker
7 Charlotte A Boyce
8 David Hird (C)
Wendy's night "on the tiles" in Uffculme.

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Kingskerswell, Devon
St Mary
Saturday, 27 April 2024 in 2h 38 (7–0–3 in G♯)
5088 Criccieth Castle Surprise Major
Composed by R D S Brown
1 Philip Stevens
2 Michael C Hansford
3 Michael H Tompsett
4 Peter L Bill
5 Martin G Mansley
6 Kevin J Skillings
7 Ian V J Smith
8 Michael E C Mears (C)
80th birthday compliment to Mo Stevens and Pauline Lawrence, and 81st birthday compliment to Phil Stevens (all on 24th April).
Treble ringer has now rung a peal for the 65th consecutive year.
Ringing World page reference: 5899.0446

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Teignmouth, Devon
St James the Less, West Teignmouth
Sunday, 28 April 2024 (12–2–17 in F♯)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles
1 John Stern
2 Julia Brett
3 Fiona Rock-Evans
4 Roger Treweek
5 Richard Barter (C)
6 Madeline Brett
By a Sunday Service band to celebrate the 150 anniversary of the Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ringing World page reference: 5899.0450

Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Lewtrenchard, Devon
St Peter
Sunday, 28 April 2024 in 44m (8 in B♭)
1260 Grandsire Doubles
1 Carol Sargent
2 Andrew Clark
3 Jane Dunn
4 Kathy Hayes
5 Phil Dunn (C)
6 Chris Walke
Rung following the morning service to celebrate the centenary of the death of Sabine Baring-Gould, Lord of the manor, priest, hagiographer, antiquarian, novelist, folk song collector and eclectic scholar.