Simon Bond's Ringing Records

Main Stats · View All · New Towerbell Performance · New Handbell Performance · Amend Performance
View for:

Total 678744 changes in 64 peals and 271 quarter peals

PENWORTHAM, S Mary, Lancs
Sun 19th December 2004 in 39 mins (8-2-6)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles

1 Phillip D Bond
2 John M Ascroft
3 Victor H Criddle
4 Richard Palmer
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Jacob A Vart

1st Quarter: 1, 6. 1st as Conductor. For the Carol Service and Nine Lessons.

PENWORTHAM, S Mary, Lancs
Sun 6th February 2005 in 39 mins (8-2-6)
1280 Plain Bob Doubles

1 Phillip D Bond
2 John M Ascroft
3 Robert V Criddle
4 Victor H Criddle
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Jacob A Vart

For Evensong and as a 15th birthday compliment to the treble ringer.

PENWORTHAM, S Mary, Lancs
Sun 3rd April 2005 in 40 mins (8-2-6)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles

1 Jacob A Vart
2 John M Ascroft
3 Robert V Criddle
4 Victor H Criddle
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Phillip D Bond

Rung open to celebrate the life and ministry of Pope John Paul II. 1st away from tenor: 1 1st away from treble: 6

PENWORTHAM, S Mary, Lancs
Sun 25th September 2005 in 37 mins (8-2-6)
1299 Grandsire Doubles

1 Jacob A Vart
2 John M Ascroft
3 Robert V Criddle
4 Victor H Criddle
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Phillip D Bond

A farewell compliment to Robert Criddle and Simon Bond on their depature to University. First Grandsire as C.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 28th February 2006 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major

1 Caroline H Lee
2 Graham Drabble
3 Oliver T Lomax
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Claire L Thomson
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Nicholas J Balderson
8 James C Marchbank

In memory of Raymond Balderson, grandfather of the ringer of the 7, who died on Thursday. First Surprise and on 8 as C.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 25th April 2006 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Cambridge Surprise Major

1 Oliver T Lomax
2 Claire L Thomson
3 Jennifer C E Lane
4 Hugh J W Wilkinson
5 Caroline H Lee
6 Graham Drabble
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 James C Marchbank

1st in m: 4 and as C.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 8th October 2006 in 40 mins (11-2-6)
1250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major

1 Caroline H Lee
2 Jennifer C E Lane
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 D Robert C Sworder
5 Oliver T Lomax
6 Hugh J W Wilkinson
7 James C Marchbank
8 Simon A Bond (C)

Rung to mark the start of the new academic year and to welcome those ringers joining the OUS this term. Also as a 60th birthday compliment to John Lawley of Kinver. First in method: 4. 50th Quarter this year: 8.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 14th January 2007 in 41 mins (11-2-6)
1260 Grandsire Triples

1 James C Marchbank
2 Hugh J W Wilkinson
3 D Robert C Sworder
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Nicholas J Balderson
8 Jennifer C E Lane

First triples as C. First as tenor lady. Not rung as a birthday compliment to James Marchbank.

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Fri 2nd February 2007 in 42 mins (15-0-22)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Jennifer C E Lane
3 Hugh J W Wilkinson
4 Mark A Bell
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 James C Marchbank

Rung by a band of past and present OUS masters and librarians to mark the start of the OUSCR annual Dinner weekend. First in method: 3. First minor as C.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 5th February 2007 in 44 mins (11-2-6)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal

1 Claire L Thomson
2 James C Marchbank
3 Sarah A Taylor
4 Hugh J W Wilkinson
5 Jennifer C E Lane
6 Luke O Camden
7 Michael A Williams
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Mark A Bell
10 Nicholas J Balderson

First on 10: 6 and as C First blows in m: 5 & 6

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 25th February 2007 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor

1 Sarah A Taylor
2 Stephen J Ivin
3 Hugh J W Wilkinson
4 Luke O Camden
5 James C Marchbank
6 Simon A Bond (C)

With the band's compliments to Chris Backhouse - hope we didn't disturb you.

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Thu 29th March 2007 in 37 mins (5-1-19)
1273 Plain Bob Minor

1 James C Marchbank
2 Michael A Williams
3 Jennifer C E Lane
4 Jonathan Cresshull
5 Matthew D Dawson
6 Simon A Bond (C)

1st variable hunt for all except 2. 150th tower bell quarter: 1. Circled tower: 1. Circled tower twice: 2.

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Sat 31st March 2007 in 47 mins (13-1-18)
1296 Grandsire Caters

1 James C Marchbank
2 Michael A Williams
3 Jennifer C E Lane
4 Katherine Parker
5 Maarit Kivilo
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Alexander J Dicks
8 Simon L Edwards
9 Matthew D Dawson
10 Keith D Anderson

1st on 10: 5. 1st on 10 away from cover: 7. 1st Caters as C. To celebrate the cancellation of the sailing of the MS Oldenburg.

OXFORD, S Ebbe, Oxon
Sat 21st April 2007 in 36 mins (4-3-19)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major

1 Jonathan Cresshull
2 Claire L Thomson
3 Sarah A Taylor
4 Hugh J W Wilkinson
5 Luke O Camden
6 Nicholas J Balderson
7 Michael A Williams
8 Simon A Bond (C)

To mark the 81st birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The ringer of the 7 has now rung quarter peals in all 13 of the Oxford city centre towers.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 22nd April 2007 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major

1 Stephen J Ivin
2 D Robert C Sworder
3 Sarah A Taylor
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Hugh J W Wilkinson
6 Luke O Camden
7 James C Marchbank
8 Simon A Bond (C)

A 20th birthday compliment to the ringer of the 2nd. 1st in m: 6.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 20th May 2007 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1282 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
2m: 672 Yorkshire, 642 Cambridge; 6 com

1 Hugh J W Wilkinson
2 Alexander J Dicks
3 James C Marchbank
4 Sarah A Taylor
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Nicholas J Balderson
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)

Rung to welcome the Bishop of Ebbsfleet to St Thomas'. First Spliced: 2 and as C. First Spliced Major: 7. First Spliced on a Sunday morning for all. A wedding compliment to James Marchbank.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 29th May 2007 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
5m: 480 Rutland, 320 Superlative, 160 each Cambridge, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire; 35 com.

1 Alexander J Dicks
2 Claire L Thomson
3 Sarah A Taylor
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Mark A Bell
6 Nicholas J Balderson
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)

A birthday compliment to Caroline Lee, 21 yesterday. Most spliced: 3, 4, 7 and as C.

PENWORTHAM, S Mary, Lancs
Thu 26th July 2007 in 37 mins (8-2-6)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1 John M Ascroft
2 Phillip D Bond
3 Victor H Criddle
4 Ashley B Wilson
5 Robert V Criddle
6 Simon A Bond (C)

First of minor and first inside: 2. With the conductor's condolences to those underwater in Oxford.

BLACKBURN, Cath Ch of S Mary V, Lancs
Sun 12th August 2007 in 53 mins (25-1-14)
1287 Grandsire Triples

1 Phillip D Bond
2 Jan Reeves
3 Jean Barnes
4 Donna Jones
5 Matthew D Warburton
6 Raymond D Clayton
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Frank N G Anderton

First on 8: 1

CHURCH ENSTONE, S Kenelm, Oxon
Sat 18th August 2007 in 45 mins (10-2-14)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (2m)
2m: 720 London, 576 Cambridge; 18 com; atw.

1 Giles M Hudson
2 Michael A Williams
3 Alexandra J Hajok
4 Andrew Haseldine
5 James C Marchbank
6 Simon A Bond (C)

KIRKHAM, S John Ev, Lancs
Mon 20th August 2007 in 42 mins (14-2-22)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor

1 Ashley B Wilson
2 Elizabeth G Turner
3 Val A Andrews
4 James E Andrews
5 Graham C Turner
6 Simon A Bond (C)

Rung open in celebration of the life of Ted Cowperthwaite of Preston Minster who died on Wednesday 15th August, 2007. First in method: 2 & 5.

PRESTON, Minster Ch of S John Ev, Lancs
Mon 10th September 2007 in 47 mins (17-1-10)
1260 Grandsire Triples

1 Elizabeth Palmer
2 Joanne E Diamond
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Richard Palmer
5 Philip G Wilson
6 Victor H Criddle
7 Robert V Criddle
8 Ashley B Wilson

Rung in celebration of the life of Ted Cowperthwaite, 67 years a ringer at Preston. Adrian D Hanks was unable to ring and would like to be associated with this quarter.

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION
PENWORTHAM, S Mary, Lancs
Sun 23rd September 2007 in 2h54 (8-2-6)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Comp. J R Pritchard

1 Ashley B Wilson
2 Elizabeth G Turner
3 Jan Reeves
4 Jean Barnes
5 John M Ascroft
6 Frank N G Anderton
7 Robert V Criddle
8 Simon A Bond (C)

The 100th Peal Rung in the Tower. First Peal: 3. First Peal as Conductor.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 9th October 2007 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Claire L Bell
3 Stephen J D Dann
4 Hugh J W Wilkinson
5 Alexander J Dicks
6 Robert S Wallis
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)

Rung prior to the first general practice of the academic year to welcome those ringers joining the OUS this term. First Surprise Major: 3. First with this surname: 2.

OXFORD, St Mary Magdalen, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Thu 11th October 2007 in 34 mins (14 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Christopher I Griggs
3-4 Michael A Williams
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

First in hand as C. To mark the 2nd anniversary (tomorrow) of Chris's first bell handling lesson in this tower. Also to build up a thirst for the Oxford beer festival.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 12th November 2007 in 45 mins (11-2-6)
1296 Little Bob Royal

1 Claire L Bell
2 Caroline H Lee
3 Hugh J W Wilkinson
4 Alexander J Dicks
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 James C Marchbank
7 Oliver T Lomax
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Luke O Camden
10 Michael A Williams

In celebration of recent SUA success. First on 10: 5. First Little Bob: 3, 4, 9. First Little Bob Royal: 8.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 18th November 2007 in 43 mins (11-2-6)
1259 Grandsire Caters

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Jennifer C E Lane
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Alexander J Dicks
6 D Robert C Sworder
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Hugh J W Wilkinson
9 James C Marchbank
10 Luke O Camden

Rung in anticipation of Alex's impending hangover.

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Tue 4th December 2007 in 45 mins (13-1-18)
1280 Plain Bob Major

1 Joanne C Lovell
2 Charlotte Everett
3 Clare E F Dyer
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Clive Holloway
6 Luke O Camden
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Simon A Bond (C)

First of Major: 4. Circled the tower to quarter peals: 8.

LUNDY ISLAND, The Barn, Bristol Channel
Sat 8th December 2007 in 29 mins (15 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Luke O Camden
3-4 William T Bosworth
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

To celebrate the current (and temporary) lull in illness in the Barn.

OXFORD, Keble College, ARCO 305, Oxon
Tue 8th January 2008 in 31 mins (15 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Michael A Williams
3-4 Luke O Camden
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

Circles the pairs to minor: 3-4. First quarter in the building.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 15th January 2008 in 41 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Plain Bob Major

1 Claire L Bell
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Lucy M Bricheno
4 James C Marchbank
5 Hugh J W Wilkinson
6 Robert S Wallis
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Luke O Camden

First variable hunt for all except 4 & 7. First variable hunt major: 4 & 7. 50th together: 1 & 7.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 27th January 2008 in 40 mins (11-2-6)
1256 Spliced Plain Triples and Major (2m)
2m: 616 Grandsire Triples, 640 Plain Bob Major; 7 com.

1 D Robert C Sworder
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Lucy M Bricheno
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Hugh J W Wilkinson
6 Robert S Wallis
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Luke O Camden

First spliced across two stages for all. Rung to mess up conductor's quarter peal database.

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Sun 27th January 2008 in 45 mins (15-0-22)
1272 Chester Surprise Minor

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Robert S Wallis
3 Hugh J W Wilkinson
4 Luke O Camden
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Michael A Williams

200th Quarter Peal: 5. The ringers of 4 and 5 enjoyed the largest carvery of their lives earlier today and wish to dedicate this quarter to the staff of the Red Lion, Wolvercote.

OXFORD, S Aldate, Oxon
Fri 1st February 2008 in 43 mins (11-1-12)
1260 Spliced Plain Minor (3m)
3m: 720 Plain Bob, 360 Double Oxford Bob, 180 St Clement's College Bob; 17 com.

1 Jonathan Cresshull
2 Alexander J Dicks
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Luke O Camden
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Michael A Williams

To mark the start of the OUSCR Annual Dinner weekend. Also as a 19th birthday compliment to Bob Wallis. Circled the Tower: 6. Most Spliced: 2.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 19th February 2008 in 38 mins (7-1-12)
1250 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
2m: 640 Yorkshire, 610 Cambridge; 12 com; atw.

1 Stephen J D Dann
2 Robert S Wallis
3 Lucy M Bricheno
4 Michael O'Hagan
5 Luke O Camden
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 James C Marchbank

First Spliced Surprise Major: 2, 3 & 4. 50th Together: 5 & 6.

OXFORD, 97F Eynsham Road, Oxon
Sun 24th February 2008 in 37 mins (11 in G)
1344 Plain Bob Major

1-2 Jonathan Cresshull
3-4 Michael A Williams
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)
7-8 Luke O Camden

First on eight in hand: 7-8 and as conductor

OXFORD, S Giles, Oxon
Sat 1st March 2008 in 42 mins (14-0-20)
1260 Grandsire Triples

1 Jonathan Cresshull
2 Robert S Wallis
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Hugh J W Wilkinson
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 James C Marchbank
8 Luke O Camden

For OUSCR Quarter Peal Day. Completes the city centre to quarters: 6 (anything for a grab).

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 13th May 2008 in 35 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Grandsire Triples

1 Lucy M Bricheno
2 Stephen J D Dann
3 Alexander J Dicks
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Luke O Camden
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 James C Marchbank
8 Robert S Wallis

Thraped round as a 27th birthday compliment to Henry D Coggill after discovering that Superlativeshire isn't a county. The conductor would like to put the success of this quarter down to the go-faster haircuts of the ringers of 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8. First Thraped: 1, 2, 4, 5 and 8. Also as a 27th birthday compliment to Brich for tomorrow. Superfluous footnotes: 50th in the tower: 7. Coming of age (21st) quarter: 4. 20th of Triples: 6.

KIDLINGTON, St Mary V, Oxon
Sat 24th May 2008 in 44 mins (21-1-27)
1287 Grandsire Triples

1 Simon L Edwards
2 Hugh J W Wilkinson
3 Halisi Drysdale
4 Richard J Verrall
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Luke O Camden

On OUSCR Quarter Peal Weekend.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sat 24th May 2008 in 50 mins (20cwt)
1296 Grandsire Caters

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Frederick W Ellis
3 Hugh J W Wilkinson
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Luke O Camden
8 Robert S Wallis
9 James C Marchbank
10 Halisi Drysdale

First on 10: 10. On OUSCR Quarter Peal Weekend.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 27th May 2008 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1250 Cassiobury Surprise Major

1 Lucy M Bricheno
2 Robert S Wallis
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Luke O Camden
5 Hugh J W Wilkinson
6 Mark A Bell
7 James C Marchbank
8 Simon A Bond (C)

First blows in method for all except 6. No further footnotes were considered necessary.

OXFORD, Keble College, ARCO 305, Oxon
Wed 11th June 2008 in 30 mins (15 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Michael O'Hagan
3-4 Luke O Camden
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

First Minor in Hand: 1-2. Celebrating the end of another successful academic year.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Thu 26th June 2008 in 32 mins (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Christopher I Griggs
3-4 Marika Pascovitch
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

Probably the first OUS quarter consisting entirely of employees of one company.

OXFORD, S Cross or Holywell, Oxon
Wed 13th August 2008 in 43 mins (9-2-22)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor

1 Lucy M Bricheno
2 Alexander J Dicks
3 Christopher I Griggs
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 D Robert C Sworder
6 Simon A Bond (C)

In memory of John Scott, who died of cancer last Sunday, aged 35.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Sat 16th August 2008 in 40 mins (7-1-12)
1287 Grandsire Triples

1 Simon L Edwards
2 Lucy M Bricheno
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 D Robert C Sworder
5 Michael A Williams
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Luke O Camden
8 Alexander J Dicks

A compliment to Lizzie Belcher, ringer at this tower, and Constantine Sandis on the day of their wedding.

OXFORD, S Cross or Holywell, Oxon
Wed 27th August 2008 in 42 mins (9-2-22)
1273 Plain Bob Minor

1 Christopher I Griggs
2 Lucy M Bricheno
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 D Robert C Sworder
5 Alexander J Dicks
6 Simon A Bond (C)

First variable hunt: 1, 3, 4, & 5. First variable hunt minor: 2. The band would like to thank Bob "Single" Wallis for the inspiration for the name of the change of hunt call.

OXFORD, Headington, S Andrew, Oxon
Sat 30th August 2008 in 40 mins (7-3-0)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (2m)
2m: 720 London, 576 Cambridge; 18 com; atw.

1 Christopher I Griggs
2 Caroline H Lomax
3 Marika Pascovitch
4 Oliver T Lomax
5 James A Haseldine
6 Simon A Bond (C)

A wedding compliment to Tim Thorpe and Kate Warner, married today at Headington Baptist Church.

SAINT THOMAS SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Thu 11th September 2008 in 2h37 (7-1-12)
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp. C P Starbuck

1 Stuart T Nelson
2 Katherine R Poole
3 Christopher I Griggs
4 Helen C Mansley
5 Luke O Camden
6 Mark A Bell
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Jonathan Cresshull

Chris's official first peal. A birthday compliment to Oliver T Lomax. First inside: 3. First Surprise as C.

OXFORD, 18a Vicarage Road, Oxon
Mon 15th September 2008 in 26 mins (15 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Luke O Camden
3-4 Michael A Williams
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

Believed to be the first at the address. To celebrate the life of Richard Wright of Pink Floyd who died earlier today.

OXFORD, S Cross or Holywell, Oxon
Wed 24th September 2008 in 44 mins (9-2-22)
1320 Norwich Surprise Minor

1 Lucy M Bricheno
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Alexander J Dicks
4 Michael A Williams
5 Luke O Camden
6 Michael T Childs

First in method: 3. Celebrating Alex's otherwise unmarked circling of the tower on 27th August.

OXFORD, St Mary Magdalen, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Thu 9th October 2008 in 27 mins (15 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Lucy M Bricheno
3-4 Luke O Camden
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

A pre-quarter-quarter to make sure that the numbers are right.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Thu 9th October 2008 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1250 Cambridge Surprise Major

1 Claire L Bell
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Lucy M Bricheno
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Alexander J Dicks
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Robert S Wallis
8 Simon A Bond (C)

250th quarter, 50th as Conductor and 50th on the bells: 8. 50th birthday compliment to the Old Man??? It would all be too perfect. "I could call a 1250, what a good idea." SAB

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 20th October 2008 in 41 mins (11-2-6)
1296 Little Bob Royal

1 Lucy M Bricheno
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 D Robert C Sworder
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 Alexander J Dicks
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Mark A Bell
10 Michael A Williams

50th on the Bells: 8.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Thu 23rd October 2008 in 26 mins (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Michael O'Hagan
3-4 Luke O Camden
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

Containing bobs, as it turned out that only singles was going to be a problem. Rung in anticipation of an exciting Oxford Society meeting and with apologies to Bernard Stone for locking the door to the tower. Apologies for absence were received from the following: L O Camden.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 28th October 2008 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Lucy M Bricheno
3 Luke O Camden
4 Alexander J Dicks
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Robert S Wallis
8 Simon A Bond (C)

READING, S Laurence, Berks
Thu 30th October 2008 in 53 mins (23-0-20)
1346 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Claire L Bell
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Simon L Edwards
5 Giles M Hudson
6 Luke O Camden
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Michael A Williams
9 Martin J Cansdale
10 Robert H Newton
11 Mark A Bell
12 Adam S Greenley

"Praise Him upon the loud cymbals." Ps. 150. First on Twelve: 3 and as C. First Yorkshire Maximus: 4, 5 & 6.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 3rd November 2008 in 40 mins (11-2-6)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Lucy M Bricheno
3 D Robert C Sworder
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Michael A Williams
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)

In sadness at the passing of Magdalen College tenor clapper.

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Sun 9th November 2008 in 44 mins (15-0-22)
1269 Grandsire Doubles

1 Claire L Bell
2 Michael A Williams
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Mark A Bell
6 Robert S Wallis

Half muffled for Remembrance Sunday. Luke Camden would like to be associated with this performance.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 2nd December 2008 in 37 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Rutland Surprise Major

1 Lucy M Bricheno
2 Robert S Wallis
3 D Robert C Sworder
4 Michael O'Hagan
5 Michael A Williams
6 Alexander J Dicks
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Luke O Camden

With thanks to the outgoing OUS committee and wishing the incoming one a fruitful year in office. First in method: 2, 3 & 6. 50th together: 4 & 7. First since titular augmentation: 1. Last as a non-member of The Society: 5.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Wed 3rd December 2008 in 29 mins (11 in G)
1320 Kent Treble Bob Minor

1-2 Michael A Williams
3-4 Mark A Bell
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

Because A is the best middle initial.

OXFORD, Lincoln College, Oxon
Sat 6th December 2008 in 39 mins (7-2-4)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Claire L Bell
3 Lucy M Bricheno
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Michael A Williams
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)

Birthday compliments to Michaels Williams and Trimm.

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Sun 14th December 2008 in 42 mins (13-1-18)
1259 Grandsire Caters

1 Adam S Greenley
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Michael A Williams
4 Lucy M Bricheno
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Alexander J Dicks
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Luke O Camden
9 Nicholas J Balderson
10 Robert S Wallis

First of Caters: 5. The 400th recorded tower bell quarter peal to be rung on the island.

OXFORD, S Ebbe, Oxon
Sat 31st January 2009 in 34 mins (4-3-19)
1287 Grandsire Triples

1 Simon L Edwards
2 Christopher J Backhouse
3 Luke O Camden
4 D Robert C Sworder
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Michael A Williams
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Bernard J Stone

For the wedding of Caroline Watkins and Christopher McCabe.

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Fri 6th February 2009 in 45 mins (15-0-22)
1320 Oxford Delight Minor

1 Christopher J Backhouse
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 D Robert C Sworder
4 Robert S Wallis
5 Luke O Camden
6 Simon A Bond (C)

Rung by a resident band of past and present members of the OUS committee to mark the start of the OUSCR Annual Dinner weekend.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 10th February 2009 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1296 Double Norwich Court Bob Major

1 Maarit Kivilo
2 Alexander J Dicks
3 D Robert C Sworder
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Michael O'Hagan
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)

First in Method: 2, 3, 4 and as C. 50th Together: 5 & 8. Celebrating the return of the south side tower clock after 2½ years out of action.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 17th February 2009 in 38 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Spliced Major (5m)
5m: 320 each of Oxford Treble Bob, Uxbridge Surprise, Superlative Surprise; 160 each of Cambridge Surprise, Rutland Surprise; 35 com.

1 Lucy M Bricheno
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Marika Haseldine
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Luke O Camden
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Mark A Bell

In memory of Mary Criddle and with deepest sympathy to the Criddle family.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 2nd March 2009 in 2h45 (11-2-6)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Comp. M C W Sherwood

1 Andrew N Stubbs
2 Christine C Darby
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 John G Pusey
5 D Robert C Sworder
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Nigel R D Orchard
9 Peter G Giles
10 Luke O Camden

First Peal: 6. First on 10: 5 and as C.

ADDERBURY, St Mary, Oxon
Sat 7th March 2009 in 52 mins (24-0-14)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major

1 Kirsty K Monk
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Luke O Camden
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Mark B Place

Rung for, and to mark the start of, the Oxford University Society of Change Ringers termly quarter peal day for Hilary term 2009, a Michael O'Hagan production. First in method: 4. The conductor would like to associate the change 43215678 with this performance and wish Luke Camden an enjoyable third blow in fifths place.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Fri 15th May 2009 in 28 mins (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Michael O'Hagan
3-4 Lucy M Bricheno
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

A compliment to Catrin Littlejohn, a member of this society, and James Morgan ahead of their wedding tomorrow. 50th together: 3-4 & 5-6. First ringing a bell numbered 3 this year: 3-4.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 18th May 2009 in 41 mins (11-2-6)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8m: 160 each Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire; 39 com.

1 Lucy M Bricheno
2 D Robert C Sworder
3 Michael A Williams
4 Michael O'Hagan
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Robert S Wallis
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Luke O Camden

First including London, Pudsey or Bristol: 2. Most spliced: 2 and as C.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Fri 22nd May 2009 in 26 mins (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Michael O'Hagan
3-4 Luke O Camden
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Fri 29th May 2009 in 29 mins (11 in G)
1440 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Michael O'Hagan
3-4 Luke O Camden
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

NON ASSOCIATION
KIRTLINGTON, S Mary V, Oxon
Sat 30th May 2009 in 2h56 (16-1-19)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Comp. J R Pritchard

1 Halisi Drysdale
2 Simon L Edwards
3 Ryan S Noble
4 Maarit Kivilo
5 Roderic K Bickerton
6 Luke O Camden
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 James A Haseldine

A compliment to Christian Burrell and Alice Myerson on the day of their wedding. First peal: 4. First inside: 3.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 7th June 2009 in 40 mins (11-2-6)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Maarit Kivilo
3 Andrew R Freer
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Luke O Camden

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Thu 18th June 2009 in 25 mins (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Lucy M Bricheno
3-4 Mark A Bell
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

Marking the end of another academic year.

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Sun 19th July 2009 in 40 mins (13-1-18)
1260 Stedman Triples

1 Ben Hockenhull
2 Luke O Camden
3 James C Marchbank
4 Alexander J Dicks
5 Nicholas J Balderson
6 Michael O'Hagan
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Mark B Place

A compliment to Kate Everett of Wootton and Rob Austin of this island on their first full day of married life. First Stedman Triples: 4. First Stedman as Conductor. 250th tower bell quarter: 3. 50th Together: 4 & 7.

LUNDY ISLAND, Bramble Villa West, Bristol Channel
Fri 24th July 2009 in 37 mins (7 in Eb)
1344 Plain Bob Major

1-2 Luke O Camden
3-4 Nicholas J Balderson
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)
7-8 Michael O'Hagan

First quarter on Simon's bells. First mixolydian quarter for all (conductor error).

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Fri 24th July 2009 in 41 mins (13-1-18)
1344 London Surprise Major

1 Alexander J Dicks
2 Christopher I Griggs
3 Mark B Place
4 Ben Hockenhull
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Nicholas J Balderson
7 Luke O Camden
8 James C Marchbank

"First" of London Major: 2 & 4.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Tue 1st September 2009 in 45 mins (11-2-6)
1330 Grandsire Triples

1 Kirsty K Monk
2 Lucy M Bricheno
3 Alexander J Dicks
4 Katy A Routh
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Andrew J Dyer

A compliment (under Robin Hall rules) to Jonathan Cresshull on his 30th birthday. First triples inside: 4.

OXFORD, Christ Church (Charmborough Ring, Peckwater Quad), Oxon
Sat 12th September 2009 in 32 mins (0-3-10)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1 Claire L Bell
2 D Robert C Sworder
3 Michael A Williams
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Maarit Kivilo
6 Simon A Bond (C)

Rung (with a large and ever-changing audience) during Christ Church open day. 50th this year: 6. The following footnotes apply to various subsets of the band: First outside. First on small bells. Windiest quarter.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 20th October 2009 in 40 mins (7-1-12)
1279 Doubles (2m)
2m: 1x 240, 3x 120, 1x 79 Grandsire; 5x 120 Plain Bob.

1 Jessica A Glaisher
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Timothy Hele
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 David E Giles

First in more than one method: 3. First outside the M25: 1. First with Grandsire Doubles: 5. Incidentally rung on the birthday of Lizzie Sandis, member of this society.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 27th October 2009 in 36 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor

1 David E Giles
2 Kirsty K Monk
3 Stephen J D Dann
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Robert S Wallis

First in method for all except 5. Yorkshire Places practice for 2.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Sun 15th November 2009 in 28 mins (12 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Lucy M Bricheno
3-4 Simon A Percy
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

At the end of the 2009 SUA in Oxford.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 1st December 2009 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1259 Grandsire Caters

1 Hannah Guggiari
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Kirsty K Monk
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Maarit Kivilo
7 Stephen J D Dann
8 Christopher J Backhouse
9 Michael A Williams
10 Timothy Hele

With thanks to the outgoing OUS committee and wishing the incoming one a fruitful year in office. First on 10: 1 & 10.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 10th December 2009 in 44 mins (11-2-6)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal

1 Harry Winter
2 Andrew J Dyer
3 Michele Ellender
4 Jennifer A Dyer
5 Catherine M A Lane
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 N David Lane
9 Michael J Harrison
10 Robert S Wallis

First in method: 2.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 13th December 2009 in 57 mins (31-0-23)
1346 Cambridge Surprise Maximus

1 Claire L Bell
2 Zoë E Roberts
3 Michele Ellender
4 Charlotte Everett
5 Colin M Lee
6 Michael A Williams
7 Keith D Anderson
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 David K Barrington
10 Clive Holloway
11 Bernard J Stone
12 Jonathan Cresshull

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Sun 31st January 2010 in 45 mins (13-1-18)
1331 Grandsire Caters

1 Stephanie J Warboys
2 Robert Caton
3 Jillian E Galloway
4 Colin M Parker
5 Martin C Faulkes
6 Philip R Goodyer
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Martin J Cansdale
9 Michael A Williams
10 Andrew W R Wilby

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Fri 5th February 2010 in 44 mins (15-0-22)
1272 Carfax Delight Minor

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Christopher J Backhouse
3 Stephen J D Dann
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Simon A Bond (C)

To mark the start of the OUSCR annual dinner weekend. This method rung for the first time: Carfax D x36x14x12x16x34.1234.56 le16

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 16th February 2010 in 36 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 David E Giles
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Robert S Wallis

On the 100th anniversary of the death of Rev. F E Robinson, first master of the Oxford Diocesan Guild. A get well compliment to Bob's hand and Michael Williams' shoulder.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Wed 14th April 2010 in 30 mins (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Christopher I Griggs
3-4 Marika Haseldine
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

Birthday compliments to Dave Griggs and Robert Criddle

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 11th May 2010 in 41 mins (7-1-12)
1282 Lincolnshire Surprise Major

1 Hannah Guggiari
2 Christopher I Griggs
3 Claire L Bell
4 Kirsty K Monk
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Robert S Wallis
8 Michael O'Hagan

First in method: 4. Marking the end of the tenor ringer's DPhil.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 7th June 2010 in 2h40 (11-2-6)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8m: 896 Rutland, 704 Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, 640 Cambridge, 576 London, Pudsey, Superlative, 448 Bristol; 87 com; atw.
Comp. P G K Davies

1 Henry D Coggill
2 Christopher J Backhouse
3 D Robert C Sworder
4 Nigel R D Orchard
5 John G Pusey
6 Mark A Bell
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 W Nigel G Herriott

First of Spliced: 2, 3 and as C.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 15th June 2010 in 41 mins (7-1-12)
1320 Kent Treble Bob Minor

1 Claire L Bell
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 David E Giles
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Michael O'Hagan

First in method: 2 & 3. Congratulating Kirsty Monk, David Giles and Michael O'Hagan on completing their undergraduate studies in Oxford.

OXFORD, 18 Holywell Street, Oxon
Mon 28th June 2010 in 29 mins (11 in G#)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Michael O'Hagan
3-4 Michael A Williams
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

100th together: 1-2 & 5-6. On the 9th anniversary of the conductor's first ringing lesson.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 6th July 2010 in 2h37 (7-1-12)
5058 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
4m: 1312 Superlative, 1280 Yorkshire, 1250 Cambridge, 1216 Lincolnshire; 124 com; atw.
Comp. D F Morrison (No. 57)

1 Owen H Winter
2 Catherine M A Lane
3 Michele Ellender
4 Harry Winter
5 John G Pusey
6 Christopher J Backhouse
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Clive Holloway

Congratulations to Chris and Katie Poole on the birth of Evie Rose. 400th Peal: 5.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 19th July 2010 in 2h42 (11-2-6)
5024 Bristol Surprise Major
Comp. S J Ivin

1 Owen H Winter
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Keith D Anderson
4 Andrew N Stubbs
5 Peter G Giles
6 Alan D Flood
7 Clive Holloway
8 Edgar T Skipsey

Circled the tower to peals: 8. With best wishes to Clive's grandson, aged 4, after being brutally assaulted by his grandfather earlier today. Also best wishes to Clive's forehead, which came out worse off.

ANCIENT SOCIETY OF COLLEGE YOUTHS
OXFORD, Lincoln College, Oxon
Sun 19th September 2010 in 2h41 (7-2-4)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Comp. S J Ivin

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Michael A Williams
4 John G Pusey
5 Michael O Esbester
6 Henry D Coggill
7 Clive Holloway
8 Andrew W R Wilby

For Society peal weekend. Stephen Ivin was instrumental in rehanging these bells twenty years ago.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 12th October 2010 in 40 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Cambridge Surprise Major

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Simon D Roberts
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Robert S Wallis
8 Michael O'Hagan

Rung before the first practice of the academic year to welcome those ringers joining the OUS this year. First Surprise Major: 2.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 14th November 2010 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1299 Grandsire Doubles

1 Sean Whitton
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Kirsty K Monk
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 Jessica Pumphrey

Half muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 23rd November 2010 in 37 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Doubles (11m)
11m: 1 extent each Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, St Nicholas Bob, Winchendon Place, St Remigius Bob, Huntley Place, Plain Bob, St Simon's Bob, St Martin's Bob, St Osmund Bob, Eynesbury Bob; 60 Grandsire

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Christopher J Backhouse
3 Simon D Roberts
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Hannah Guggiari

Most methods: 2, 3, 4 & 5. First as tenor lady.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 30th November 2010 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1277 Grandsire Caters

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Michael A Williams
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Hannah Guggiari
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Simon D Roberts
8 Christopher I Griggs
9 Robert S Wallis
10 Kirsty K Monk

First on 10 inside: 5. 50th together: 4 & 6. First by fairylight for all except 2 & 6. With thanks to the outgoing OUS committee and wishing the incoming one a fruitful year in office. The conductor would like to associate Robin Hall with courses six and seven of this performance.

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Tue 14th December 2010 in 43 mins (13-1-18)
1259 Grandsire Caters

1 Jillian E Galloway
2 D Robert C Sworder
3 Michael A Williams
4 Ann Evans
5 Henry D Coggill
6 Alexander J Dicks
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Luke O Camden
9 Colin M Parker
10 Robert S Wallis

The 500th recorded towerbell quarter rung on the island. Rung on the 2nd anniversary of the 400th quarter in which ringers of 3, 6, 7, 8 and 10 rang the same bells. Circled the tower: 9.

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Mon 20th December 2010 in 41 mins (5-1-19)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 David E Giles
3 Henry D Coggill
4 Robert S Wallis
5 Ann Evans
6 Jillian E Galloway

First of Surprise: 2.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 18th January 2011 in 37 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Spliced Minor (3m)
3m: 720 Cambridge Surprise, 324 Plain Bob, 216 Little Bob; 36 com; atw.

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Robert S Wallis
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Simon D Roberts
6 Christopher J Backhouse

First Spliced: 2.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 30th January 2011 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1320 Grandsire Cinques

1 Michael A Williams
2 Keith D Anderson
3 Robert S Wallis
4 Charlotte Everett
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Katherine A Stonham
7 Colin M Lee
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Simon L Edwards
10 Clive Holloway
11 Bernard J Stone
12 David K Barrington

First on 12: 6.

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Fri 4th February 2011 in 43 mins (15-0-22)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor

1 Hannah Guggiari
2 Simon D Roberts
3 Stephen J D Dann
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Robert S Wallis

First in method: 2. Marking the start of OUS Dinner weekend.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 8th February 2011 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1320 Woodfine Treble Place Minor

1 Hannah Guggiari
2 Simon D Roberts
3 Stephen J D Dann
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Robert S Wallis

A compliment to David Woodfine of Harris Manchester College after the successful execution of yet another OUS dinner. Woodfine Treble Place Minor: -34-14-16-1236-16-36 le12

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 13th March 2011 in 53 mins (31-0-23)
1296 Bristol Surprise Maximus

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Mark A Bell
3 Michele Ellender
4 Zoë E Roberts
5 Adam S Greenley
6 Jonathan Cresshull
7 Keith D Anderson
8 Christopher I Griggs
9 Simon A Bond (C)
10 Colin M Lee
11 Michael A Williams
12 Benjamin D Constant

A 60th birthday compliment to Ian Greenley. 400th quarter and 100th as conductor: 9.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 14th March 2011 in 2h43 (11-2-6)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8m: 896 Rutland, 704 Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, 640 Cambridge, 576 London, Pudsey, Superlative, 448 Bristol; 87 com; atw.
Comp. P G K Davies

1 Christine C Darby
2 Christopher J Backhouse
3 John G Pusey
4 Peter G Giles
5 Henry D Coggill
6 Nigel R D Orchard
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Douglas J Beaumont

150th Peal: 7. Last peal for the Society as a resident member: 2.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 24th March 2011 in 1h3 (11-2-6)
1911 Spliced Caters and Royal (2m)
2m: 4 Windsor Little Bob Royal, 1907 Grandsire Caters; 1com

1 Michael A Williams
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Robert S Wallis
4 Katherine A Stonham
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 Simon D Roberts
9 Bernard J Stone
10 Michael O'Hagan

Celebrating the centenary of the Ringing World, first published this day in 1911.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 3rd April 2011 in 57 mins (31-0-23)
1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Mary C Friskney
3 Keith D Anderson
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Jonathan Cresshull
6 Michael A Williams

100th together: 4 & 5. After meeting short for Pudsey Maximus. Dedicated to our mothers.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Wed 6th April 2011 in 30 mins (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Christopher I Griggs
3-4 Marika Haseldine
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

50th together: 3-4 & 5-6. In memory of Harry Winter.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 16th May 2011 in 38 mins (11-2-6)
1280 Doubles (4m)
4m: 3 extents Grandsire; 2 extents each Plain Bob, St Simon's Bob, St Martin's Bob; 200 Plain Bob

1 Helen V Matthews
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Christopher I Griggs
4 Robert S Wallis
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Emma Stanford

First quarter: 6. Birthday compliment to Simon 'Big Man' Roberts.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 31st May 2011 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major

1 Canna H Whyte
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Heather C Banyard
4 Simon D Roberts
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Hannah Guggiari
7 Stephen J D Dann
8 Robert S Wallis

First in method: 3 & 6.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 26th June 2011 in 40 mins (11-2-6)
1299 Doubles (5m)
5m: 2 extents each Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, St Martin's Bob, St Simon's Bob, Grandsire, Plain Bob; 99 Grandsire

1 Emma Stanford
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Simon D Roberts
6 Edmund H Mottershead

First quarter: 6. First away from cover: 1. A birthday compliment to Douglas Stanford, brother of 1. Also an engagement compliment to 1 & 5.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Tue 28th June 2011 in 31 mins (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Robert S Wallis
3-4 Simon D Roberts
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

First in hand: 1-2. On the tenth anniversary of the conductor's first (towerbell) ringing lesson.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 21st August 2011 in 3h11 (20cwt)
5057 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Michele Winter
2 Richard H Youdale
3 Michael A Williams
4 Simon L Edwards
5 Keith D Anderson
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Colin M Lee
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Bernard J Stone
10 Simon D Roberts

A compliment to Mike and Nicki Cooper-Esbester-Harvey, married yesterday at Oxford Town Hall.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Tue 23rd August 2011 in 39 mins (11-2-6)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles

1 Helen V Matthews
2 Emma Stanford
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Simon D Roberts
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Kirsty K Monk

First inside: 2. A farewell to Emma, returning to Americaland after an extremely productive year with the OUS. "Sonorous metal blowing martial sounds: At which the universal host up sent A shout that tore hell's concave, and beyond Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night." J Milton

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Thu 29th September 2011 in 47 mins (13-1-18)
1313 Grandsire Caters

1 Michele Winter
2 Henry D Coggill
3 Alexander J Dicks
4 Katherine A Stonham
5 Stuart T Nelson
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Matthew D Dawson
9 Bernard J Stone
10 Mark D Tarrant

LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Sat 1st October 2011 in 38 mins (13-1-18)
1260 Doubles (4m)
4m: 3 extents each Plain Bob, St Simon's Bob; 2 extents St Martin's Bob; 2½ extents Grandsire

1 Helen V Matthews
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Helen C Mansley
4 Matthew D Dawson
5 Mark D Tarrant
6 Christopher I Griggs

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 23rd October 2011 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1319 Grandsire Cinques

1 Michele Winter
2 Mary C Friskney
3 Michael A Williams
4 Mark D Tarrant
5 Katherine A Stonham
6 Roger Barnes
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Malcolm Fairbairn
9 Christopher I Griggs
10 Keith D Anderson
11 Bernard J Stone
12 Jonathan Cresshull

First Grandsire without going into the hunt: 5.

OXFORD, 5 School Place, Oxon
Sun 30th October 2011 in 27 mins (11 in G#)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Alice A Longden
3-4 Michael A Williams
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

On the 200th anniversary of the first handbell peal. First at this address.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 13th November 2011 in 51 mins (20cwt)
1277 Grandsire Caters

1 Claire L Bell
2 Katherine A Stonham
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Hannah Guggiari
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Mark A Bell
8 Christopher I Griggs
9 Michael A Williams
10 Michael O'Hagan

Half muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 12th December 2011 in 2h37 (11-2-6)
5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8m: 896 Lincolnshire, 864 Cambridge, 800 Yorkshire, 644 Superlative, 608 Bristol, Rutland, 416 London, 224 Pudsey; 150 com; atw.
Comp. R W Lee

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Brian Bladon
3 Keith D Anderson
4 Andrew N Stubbs
5 Darran Ricks
6 Peter G Giles
7 Edgar T Skipsey
8 Alan D Flood

On the 282nd anniversary of a peal believed to have been rung at New College, being the first complete peal rung in Oxford.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 3rd January 2012 in 2h45 (7-1-12)
5040 Cambridge Surprise Royal
Comp. J Clatworthy

1 Michele Winter
2 Keith D Anderson
3 Andrew N Stubbs
4 Simon L Edwards
5 Edgar T Skipsey
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Owen H Winter
9 Darran Ricks
10 Claire F Roulstone

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 22nd January 2012 in 1h5 (31-0-23)
1584 Barford Surprise Maximus

1 Adam S Greenley
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Mark A Bell
4 Benjamin D Constant
5 Mary C Friskney
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Michael A Williams
8 Stuart F Gibson
9 Keith D Anderson
10 Simon A Bond (C)
11 Jonathan Cresshull
12 Colin M Lee

First in method for most of the band.

CUDDINGTON, S Nicholas, Bucks
Fri 27th January 2012 in 40 mins (9-2-3)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8m: 416 Superlative, 288 Bristol, 256 Yorkshire, 160 Cambridge, 64 London, 32 each Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Rutland; 26 com.

1 Caroline B Stonham
2 Claire L Bell
3 Mark A Bell
4 Michael A Williams
5 Katherine A Stonham
6 Mark D Tarrant
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Michael O'Hagan

Most Spliced: 5.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 31st January 2012 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Cambridge Surprise Major

1 Kirsty K Monk
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Andrew R Freer
4 Hannah Guggiari
5 Rosalind F Roberts
6 Alice A Longden
7 Stephen J D Dann
8 Mark D Tarrant

First Surprise Major: 3 & 5.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Thu 16th February 2012 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1346 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus

1 Mary C Friskney
2 Keith D Anderson
3 Michele Winter
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Simon L Edwards
7 Michael O'Hagan
8 Nicholas J Hartley
9 David K Barrington
10 Jonathan Cresshull
11 Bernard J Stone
12 Colin M Lee

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Tue 28th February 2012 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michele Winter
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Stuart F Gibson
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Simon L Edwards
7 Michael A Williams
8 Keith D Anderson
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Mark A Bell

Annual commemoration of benefactors of this tower. 100th together: 3 & 5. 50th together: 5 & 7.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Sun 25th March 2012 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1313 Grandsire Caters

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Michele Winter
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Katherine A Stonham
7 Nicholas J Hartley
8 Stephen J D Dann
9 Michael O'Hagan
10 Mark D Tarrant

Welcoming Catherine Garsed and Moses Tutesigensi to Oxford as they cycle and run from Edinburgh to London raising awareness for Christian Aid's Climate Justice Campaign.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 24th April 2012 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1260 St Clement's College Bob Minor

1 Wilfred J M Lewis
2 Kirsty K Monk
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Nicholas J Hartley
5 Rosalind F Roberts
6 Stephen J D Dann

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 7th May 2012 in 44 mins (11-2-6)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor (6m)
6m: Bourne, Cambridge, Hull, Ipswich, Norfolk, Primrose

1 Stephen J D Dann
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Rosalind F Roberts
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Mark D Tarrant

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 21st May 2012 in 41 mins (11-2-6)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major

1 Andrew R Freer
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Dorothy G Hall
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 John G Pusey
7 Michael A Williams
8 Michael O'Hagan

First in method: 2. In celebration of the life of Stephen Nicholson, member of this Society.

OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Mon 4th June 2012 in 50 mins (17-1-7)
1260 Spliced Royal (2m)
2m: 20 Regina Bob, 1240 Cambridge Surprise; 1 com

1 Michele Winter
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Anne S Pratt
4 Keith D Anderson
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Jeremy R Pratt
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Michael A Williams

Rung immediately after the College's Elizabethan Festal Evensong to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. First quarter peal on the bells since the rehanging and retuning. 450th quarter: 7.

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION
PENWORTHAM, S Mary, Lancs
Sun 1st July 2012 in 2h43 (8-2-6)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Comp. J J Parker (12-part, 7th obs)

1 Jeffery J Bailey
2 Steven P Kelly
3 Anne E Bailey
4 Robert V Criddle
5 W John Couperthwaite
6 Jeffrey D Simcox
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Philip G Wilson

By a band of current and former Penwortham ringers in celebration of 300 years of ringing at St Mary's. Also welcoming Rebecca Crowe to the curacy following her ordination yesterday at Blackburn Cathedral. ABR : RUDHALL CAST US ALL ANNO DOM. 1712

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Sun 15th July 2012 in 27 mins (12 in F)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Michael O'Hagan
3-4 Lucy M Bricheno
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

Congratulating Chris Griggs on finally getting round to graduating, the lazy badger.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 15th July 2012 in 55 mins (31-0-23)
1346 Cambridge Surprise Maximus

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Keith D Anderson
3 Robert W Lee
4 Mary C Friskney
5 Leon G Thompson
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 John G Pusey
9 Mark D Tarrant
10 Michael O'Hagan
11 Jonathan Cresshull
12 Colin M Lee

First of Maximus: 9.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 5th August 2012 in 40 mins (9-2-4)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Helen V Matthews
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Robert S Wallis
6 Leon G Thompson

First inside: 2. During the flood of Oxford; RIP the Royal Blenheim carpet.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 6th August 2012 in 2h51 (11-2-6)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Comp. M J Cansdale

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Alan D Flood
3 Michele Winter
4 Owen H Winter
5 Kenneth R Davenport
6 Andrew N Stubbs
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 John G Pusey
9 Christopher I Griggs
10 Edgar T Skipsey

A compliment to Alison Yearsley and Nigel Orchard, married in Salisbury at the weekend. The band sends its best wishes to Peter Giles and Clive Holloway.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 3rd September 2012 in 44 mins (11-2-6)
1277 Grandsire Caters

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Michael A Williams
3 Susan E M Read
4 Mary C Friskney
5 Brian J Read
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Malcolm Fairbairn
8 Michael J Harrison
9 Bernard J Stone
10 Stuart F Gibson

Half-muffled in memory of Clive Holloway, President of the Society. Rung on the bells of his leading peal tower and where he was leading peal ringer.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Fri 7th September 2012 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1277 Grandsire Caters

1 Robin O Hall
2 Simon L Edwards
3 Alice A Longden
4 Robert S Wallis
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Stuart T Nelson
8 Keith D Anderson
9 John G Pusey
10 Mark A Bell

Half-muffled in memory of Clive Holloway, President of the Society, whose funeral took place yesterday. Clive is the leading peal ringer at this tower and was responsible for ringing here for a number of years.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 11th November 2012 in 57 mins (31-0-23)
1298 Grandsire Cinques

1 Mark A Bell
2 Robin O Hall
3 Michele Winter
4 Charlotte Everett
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Simon L Edwards
8 Richard H Youdale
9 Michael A Williams
10 Jonathan Cresshull
11 Bernard J Stone
12 Leon G Thompson

Half-muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 11th November 2012 in 52 mins (20cwt)
1277 Grandsire Caters

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Katherine A Stonham
3 Michael A Williams
4 Hannah Guggiari
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 Peter M Jasper
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 Courtney J Spoerer
9 Robert S Wallis
10 Mark D Tarrant

Half-muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 3rd December 2012 in 40 mins (11-2-6)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (12m)
12m: Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Durham, Hexham, Hull, Ipswich, Norfolk, Primrose, Surfleet, York

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Courtney J Spoerer
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Mark D Tarrant

Most methods: 2, 4 & 6.

LITTLE COMPTON, Rigside Farmhouse, Warks
Sat 29th December 2012 in 26 mins (11 in G#)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Nicholas J Hartley
3-4 Lucy M Bricheno
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

In the sure a certain hope of the return of Luke Camden, last seen in Stow on the Wold.

OXFORD, Christ Church, Ringing Chamber, Oxon
Fri 22nd February 2013 in 30 mins (11 in G)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Edmund H Mottershead
3-4 Matthew R Johnson
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

First in hand and of minor: 1-2. First in hand without Courtney Spoerer: 3-4. Long live the OUS handbell renaissance.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 28th February 2013 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1295 Grandsire Caters

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Jeremy R Pratt
3 Henry V Bettinson
4 Courtney J Spoerer
5 Hannah Guggiari
6 Lorna Curtis
7 John G Pusey
8 Christopher I Griggs
9 Michael O'Hagan
10 Bernard J Stone

The annual commemoration of benefactors of this tower.

OXFORD, Cowley, S James, Oxon
Sat 2nd March 2013 in 37 mins (5-3-3)
1272 Spliced Surprise Minor (4m)
4m: Lincoln, Coldstream, London, Wells

1 S L Catrin Morgan
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Rosalind F Roberts
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Courtney J Spoerer
6 Peter M Jasper

First in some of these methods for some of the band. On OUSCR quarter peal day.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 5th March 2013 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Doubles (4m)
4m: 3 extents each Plain Bob, St Simon's Bob; 2 extents St Martin's Bob; 2½ extents Grandsire.

1 Rachel E Prior
2 S L Catrin Morgan
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Hannah Guggiari
6 Edmund H Mottershead

First away from cover: 1. Celebrating the arrival of Spring and associated appearance of Edmund's short trousers.

OXFORD, S Mary V, Oxon
Fri 8th March 2013 in 50 mins (26-2-9)
1260 Grandsire Doubles

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Rosalind F Roberts
3 Stuart F Gibson
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Bernard J Stone

Immediately prior to the Grand Launch of the University Church Development Project attended by HRH the Duke of Gloucester. Rung by representatives of the OS, OUS and ODG who helped to make the rehanging of these bells possible.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 16th April 2013 in 38 mins (7-1-12)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (3m)
3m: Beverley, Cambridge, Surfleet

1 Wilfred J M Lewis
2 S L Catrin Morgan
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Nicholas J Hartley

A compliment to Bob Wallis and Kirsty Monk, now engaged to be spliced.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 23rd April 2013 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (5m)
5m: Cunecastre, London, Wells; Coldstream, Lincoln

1 Andrew R Freer
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Peter M Jasper
6 Mark D Tarrant

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 28th April 2013 in 55 mins (31-0-23)
1346 Cambridge Surprise Maximus

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Michele Winter
4 Jonathan Cresshull
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 Mary C Friskney
7 Robin O Hall
8 John G Pusey
9 Leon G Thompson
10 Christopher I Griggs
11 Colin M Lee
12 Michael O'Hagan

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 7th May 2013 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1259 Grandsire Caters

1 S L Catrin Morgan
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Peter M Jasper
4 Kirsty K Monk
5 Courtney J Spoerer
6 Rosalind F Roberts
7 Nicholas J Hartley
8 Wilfred J M Lewis
9 Mark D Tarrant
10 Edmund H Mottershead

First on 10: 6, 8 & 10.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Sat 18th May 2013 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1295 Grandsire Caters

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Michael A Williams
4 Katherine A Stonham
5 Hannah Guggiari
6 Rosalind F Roberts
7 Courtney J Spoerer
8 Nicholas J Hartley
9 Mark D Tarrant
10 Helen V Matthews

First on 10: 10. 100th quarter: 7. 100th on the bells and circled the tower as conductor: 1.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 19th May 2013 in 43 mins (11-2-6)
1296 Spliced Surprise Minor (12m)
12m: Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Durham, Hexham, Hull, Ipswich, Norfolk, Primrose, Surfleet, York

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Dorothy G Hall
3 Hazel M Rothera
4 Samuel Press
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Mark D Tarrant

A compliment to Alistair and Esme Bell on the day of their Christening.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 19th May 2013 in 51 mins (31-0-23)
1344 Bristol Surprise Maximus

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michael A Williams
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Leon G Thompson
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 Katherine A Stonham
7 Benjamin D Constant
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Mark D Tarrant
10 Colin M Lee
11 Adam S Greenley
12 Robin O Hall

First Bristol Maximus: 6. A compliment to Esme and Alistair Bell immediately before their Christening in the Cathedral.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 3rd June 2013 in 43 mins (11-2-6)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 John G Pusey
3 S L Catrin Morgan
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 Alexander J Dicks
7 Douglas J Beaumont
8 Nicholas J Hartley

First Yorkshire: 4. First Lancashire: 6. A compliment to the A34.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 4th June 2013 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1296 Stedman Triples

1 Nicholas J Hartley
2 Courtney J Spoerer
3 Peter M Jasper
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Wilfred J M Lewis
6 Edmund H Mottershead
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 S L Catrin Morgan

First Stedman: 2, 5 & 6. Congratulating Canna, Hannah and Wilf on finishing their exams today.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Sat 15th June 2013 in 2h36 (7-1-12)
5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8m: 896 Rutland, 704 Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, 640 Cambridge, 576 London, Pudsey, Superlative, 448 Bristol; 87 com; all the work
Comp. P G K Davies

1 Rosalind F Roberts
2 Mark A Bell
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Courtney J Spoerer
5 Michael A Williams
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Michael O'Hagan

First Peal: 1 & 3. First on tower bells: 4. Most methods: 6.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 4th August 2013 in 1h3 (31-0-23)
1584 Tritone Delight Maximus

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Jeremy R Pratt
3 Michael A Williams
4 Patricia M Newton
5 Jillian E Galloway
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Christopher I Griggs
9 Mark D Tarrant
10 Robert H Newton
11 Robin O Hall
12 Colin M Lee

First in method for all. Welcoming Revd Dr Edmund Newey, installed as Sub Dean yesterday.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Fri 9th August 2013 in 39 mins (7-1-12)
1344 Plain Bob Major

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 S L Catrin Morgan
4 Samuel Press
5 Edmund H Mottershead
6 Michael O'Hagan
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 Leon G Thompson

Oomph swish. First of Major inside: 5. 150th together: 1 & 6.

OXFORD, Lincoln College, Oxon
Thu 26th September 2013 in 39 mins (7-2-4)
1344 Zeals Knoll Delight Major

1 Robin O Hall
2 Michael A Williams
3 Christopher I Griggs
4 Stuart F Gibson
5 Leon G Thompson
6 Ryan Mills
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Michael O'Hagan

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Fri 18th October 2013 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1280 Cambridge Surprise Major

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Courtney J Spoerer
3 Matthew R Johnson
4 S L Catrin Morgan
5 Edmund H Mottershead
6 J James G Morgan
7 Katherine A Stonham
8 Leon G Thompson

First surprise: 5. 150th as conductor.

OXFORD, 5 Hodges Court, Oxon
Fri 25th October 2013 in 32 mins (11 in G#)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Emma Stanford
3-4 Courtney J Spoerer
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

First in hand and of minor: 1-2.

OXFORD, 5 Hodges Court, Oxon
Fri 1st November 2013 in 39 mins (11 in G#)
1264 Plain Bob Major

1-2 Edmund H Mottershead
3-4 Matthew R Johnson
5-6 Robert J Hornby
7-8 Simon A Bond (C)

First in hand on eight: 1-2.

SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL SOCIETY
LONDON, Gresham Street, S Lawrence Jewry,
Sat 2nd November 2013 in 3h31 (24-3-2)
5120 Bristol Surprise Major
Comp. A G Reading arr. G M Bradshaw

1 Saskia E Palmer
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Ryan S Noble
4 Jonathan R Slack
5 Henry D Coggill
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Daniel J Smith
8 Andrew P F Bradford

On the morning of the ASCY 376th Anniversary Dinner.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 10th November 2013 in 59 mins (31-0-23)
1298 Grandsire Cinques

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michael A Williams
3 Simon L Edwards
4 Charlotte Everett
5 Catherine M A Lane
6 Katherine A Stonham
7 Stuart F Gibson
8 Nicholas J Hartley
9 John G Pusey
10 Jonathan Cresshull
11 Simon A Bond (C)
12 Leon G Thompson

Half-muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 10th November 2013 in 54 mins (20cwt)
1314 Grandsire Caters

1 Michael A Williams
2 Katherine A Stonham
3 Courtney J Spoerer
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 Edmund H Mottershead
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Wilfred J M Lewis
9 Mark D Tarrant
10 Nicholas J Hartley

Half-muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Sat 16th November 2013 in 38 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Stedman Doubles

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Rachel E Prior
3 Nicholas J Hartley
4 Andrew R Freer
5 Matthew R Johnson
6 Isobel L Fray

First of Stedman: 2 & 5. On OUS quarter peal day to mark the 300th anniversary of the burial of Fabian Stedman.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 25th November 2013 in 2h52 (11-2-6)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp. G A C John

1 Nicholas J Hartley
2 Christine C Darby
3 Andrew N Stubbs
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Andrew R Freer
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Nigel R D Orchard

First inside: 4. First Surprise: 5.

LUNDY ISLAND SOCIETY
LUNDY ISLAND, S Helen, Devon
Sun 1st December 2013 in 2h55 (13-1-18)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Hannah L Wilby
2 Michael A Williams
3 Edward N Hughes-D'Aeth
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Alexander J Dicks
6 Robert Caton
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Ryan Mills
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Andrew W R Wilby

To mark the day that St Helen's church becomes the parish church of the newly created parish of Lundy within the Diocese of Exeter. "The kingdom of Heaven rejoiceth!"

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 8th December 2013 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1360 Triton Delight Royal

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Michele Winter
4 Ryan Mills
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 Mark A Bell
9 Colin M Lee
10 Robin O Hall

First in method: 4 & 6.

OXFORD, S Ebbe, Oxon
Sat 4th January 2014 in 39 mins (4-3-19)
1344 Zeals Knoll Delight Major

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Ryan Mills
3 Leon G Thompson
4 Michael A Williams
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Mark D Tarrant
8 Michael O'Hagan

A 65th birthday compliment to David Barrington, some time Tower Captain of St Ebbe's. Rung by a Lincoln College practice night band. First quarter peal on the bells for five years.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sat 4th January 2014 in 52 mins (31-0-23)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
8m: 192 Bristol, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire, 128 Cambridge, Lincolnshire, London, Pudsey; 37 com.

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michael A Williams
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Courtney J Spoerer
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 Mark D Tarrant
7 Leon G Thompson
8 Simon A Bond (C)

Circled the tower as conductor. A 26th birthday compliment to Katherine Stonham, lover of spliced surprise major. Rung by a Lincoln College practice night band.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sat 18th January 2014 in 43 mins (11-2-6)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Major

1 Michael A Williams
2 Rosalind F Roberts
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Matthew R Johnson
5 Wilfred J M Lewis
6 Stephen J Turrell
7 Robert J Hornby
8 Michael O'Hagan

First Surprise Major: 5.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 28th January 2014 in 40 mins (7-1-12)
1272 Spliced Surprise Minor (4m)
4m: Cambridge, Ipswich, Norfolk, Primrose

1 Emma Stanford
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Matthew R Johnson
5 Robert J Hornby
6 Courtney J Spoerer

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 9th February 2014 in 55 mins (31-0-23)
1344 Bristol Surprise Maximus

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Elizabeth C Frye
3 Michele Winter
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Ryan Mills
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Michael A Williams
8 Courtney J Spoerer
9 Leon G Thompson
10 Michael O'Hagan
11 Simon A Bond (C)
12 Mark A Bell

First Maximus: 8. A birthday compliment to Jennie Williams, Michael's mum.

OXFORD, S Ebbe, Oxon
Thu 13th February 2014 in 37 mins (4-3-19)
1280 Blenheim Surprise Major

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Katherine A Stonham
3 Michael A Williams
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Leon G Thompson
6 Robin O Hall
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Mark D Tarrant

With the Society's best wishes to Ian and Sara Liddle as they leave Oxford after five years running the Royal Blenheim.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 3rd March 2014 in 44 mins (11-2-6)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major

1 Wilfred J M Lewis
2 John G Pusey
3 Nigel R D Orchard
4 Douglas J Beaumont
5 Edmund H Mottershead
6 Nicholas J Hartley
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Michael O'Hagan

First in method: 5.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 9th March 2014 in 53 mins (31-0-23)
1320 Grandsire Cinques

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Nicholas J Hartley
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 Frederick R W M Manners
7 Matthew R Johnson
8 Robert J Hornby
9 Wilfred J M Lewis
10 Robert S Wallis
11 Jonathan Cresshull
12 Ryan Mills

First on twelve: 4, 5, 7, 8 & 9. Before the Christening of the Dean's grandson in the Cathedral. A birthday compliment to Courtney Spoerer who was unable to ring today.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 18th March 2014 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1270 Spliced Caters (2m)
2m: 100 Little Grandsire, 1170 Grandsire; 1 com

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Michael A Williams
3 Robin O Hall
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Hannah Guggiari
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Rosalind F Roberts
8 Nicholas J Hartley
9 Mark D Tarrant
10 Courtney J Spoerer

Part of the conductor's 27th birthday celebrations.

ADDERBURY, St Mary, Oxon
Sat 29th March 2014 in 46 mins (24-0-14)
1260 Spliced Triples (4m)
4m: 588 Double Court Bob, 252 Grandsire, 210 Hereward Bob, Double Oxford Bob; 24 com.

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Colin M Lee
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Ryan Mills
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Michael A Williams
7 Robin O Hall
8 Harry Gibson

First successful foray into spliced pure triples for all, probably.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sun 13th April 2014 in 3h25 (17-1-7)
5039 Grandsire Caters
Comp. A M Tyler 'All the music'

1 Charlotte Everett
2 Jeremy R Pratt
3 Mark A Bell
4 Anne S Pratt
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Ryan Mills
7 Bernard J Stone
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Robin O Hall
10 Richard H Youdale

For the thirtieth anniversary of Charlotte's first peal, rung on 14th April 1984 on the same bell and to the same composition.

OXFORD SOCIETY
WORCESTER, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM, Worcs
Fri 18th April 2014 in 3h45 (34-3-4)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond (5021 #2)

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Michele Winter
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Michael A Williams
5 Bernard J Stone
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Mark A Bell
8 Robin O Hall
9 Colin M Lee
10 Peter L Furniss

Half-muffled on the harmonic minor ten as part of the Cathedral's Good Friday liturgy. 100th peal for the Society: 6.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 20th April 2014 in 3h26 (31-0-23)
5042 Bristol Surprise Maximus
Comp. M B Davies (no. 3)

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michele Winter
3 Jillian E Galloway
4 Michael O'Hagan
5 Katherine E Young
6 Michael A Williams
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 Ryan Mills
9 Leon G Thompson
10 Simon A Bond (C)
11 Richard I Allton
12 Robin O Hall

For Easter. First Bristol Maximus: 8 & 9. First on twelve as conductor.

OXFORD, Merton College, Oxon
Sun 27th April 2014 in 55 mins (25-1-10)
1264 Plain Bob Major

1 Michele Winter
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Christopher I Griggs
4 Simon L Edwards
5 Ryan Mills
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Michael A Williams
8 Leon G Thompson

Following Choral Evensong during which the new chapel organ was dedicated by the Bishop of Oxford. Part of the celebrations marking 750 years since the foundation of the college in 1264 by Walter de Merton.

OXFORD, 5 Hodges Court, Oxon
Fri 2nd May 2014 in 38 mins (11 in G#)
1280 Oxford Treble Bob Major

1-2 Nicholas J Hartley
3-4 Matthew R Johnson
5-6 Robert J Hornby
7-8 Simon A Bond (C)

First Oxford Major for all.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sat 17th May 2014 in 43 mins (11-2-6)
1283 Erin Caters

1 Hannah Guggiari
2 Courtney J Spoerer
3 Matthew R Johnson
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Wilfred J M Lewis
6 Frederick R W M Manners
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Robert J Hornby
9 Nicholas J Hartley
10 Emma Stanford

First Erin for all except 7 and as conductor. First of Caters: 8. 100th on the bells: 7. A compliment to Duncan McBurnie and Katy Idle on the day of their wedding, with the band's apologies for their absence.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
MARCHAM, All Saints, Oxon
Mon 26th May 2014 in 2h38 (8-1-4)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (18m)
18m: (1) London, Wells (2) Lincoln, Coldstream (3) Westminster, Allendale (4) York, Durham (5) Beverley, Berwick, Surfleet, Hexham (6) Norfolk, Primrose, Hull (7) Ipswich, Bourne, Cambridge.

1 Wilfred J M Lewis
2 Nicholas J Hartley
3 Matthew R Johnson
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Michael O'Hagan

First spliced: 3 & 4. Most methods: 2. Rung in memory of Paul Robertson, friend and labmate of 4, who always seemed to enjoy her ramblings about bells.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 5th June 2014 in 2h47 (11-2-6)
5040 Spliced Triples (11m)
11m: 840 Double Grandsire; 504 London Bob; 420 Double Court Bob, Double Oxford Bob, Grandsire, Hereward Bob, Reverse Grandsire, Single Court Bob, Single Oxford Bob, St Clement's College Bob; 336 College Bob; 203 com.
Comp. P A B Saddleton

1 Stuart F Gibson
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Michael A Williams
4 Ryan Mills
5 Robin O Hall
6 Mark A Bell
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Bernard J Stone

First Spliced Triples for all and for the Society. The band would like to associate Colin Lee with this peal.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 22nd June 2014 in 50 mins (20cwt)
1280 Bristol Surprise Royal

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Claire L Bell
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Michael A Williams
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Michael O'Hagan
8 Mark D Tarrant
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Robin O Hall

Following a service in chapel to mark the retirement of Edward Higginbottom, Director of Music at New College since 1976.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 8th July 2014 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
2m: 640 each Cambridge, Yorkshire; 24 com; atw.

1 Emma Stanford
2 Clare E F Dyer
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 S L Catrin Morgan
6 Samuel Press
7 Wilfred J M Lewis
8 Michael O'Hagan

First Spliced Major: 6 & 7. Congratulating Wilf on a successful viva and the completion of his MChem. Umpire: Bronwen Stanford.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 13th July 2014 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michael A Williams
3 Katherine A Stonham
4 Samuel Press
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Stuart F Gibson
8 Mark D Tarrant

100th together: 1 & 6. A compliment to Bernard Evans, grandfather of 6, in anticipation of his 80th birthday.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 31st August 2014 in 52 mins (31-0-23)
1276 Grandsire Cinques

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Robin O Hall
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Mary C Friskney
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 S L Catrin Morgan
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Katherine A Stonham
9 Christopher I Griggs
10 Colin M Lee
11 Mark D Tarrant
12 David K Barrington

First on 12 without David Hull: 6.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 16th September 2014 in 41 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (5m)
5m: 512 Yorkshire, 304 Superlative, 192 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, 80 Bristol; 41 changes of method; 30 changes of hunt bell.

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Michael A Williams
3 Simon L Edwards
4 Katherine A Stonham
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Mark D Tarrant

Variable hunt. Probably the first quarter peal rung on this plan. A get well compliment to Bernard Evans, grandfather of 7, following surgery yesterday.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 23rd September 2014 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1344 Yorkshire Surprise Major

1 Christopher I Griggs
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Robin O Hall
4 Michael O'Hagan
5 Katherine A Stonham
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Mark D Tarrant
8 Michael A Williams

Variable hunt. First with no bobs or singles: 4, and probably others. A compliment to David Hull, who we guess did this in the nineties.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 5th October 2014 in 3h30 (31-0-23)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Comp. A F Byrne

1 Michele Winter
2 Bernard J Stone
3 Jeremy R Pratt
4 Elizabeth C Frye
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Simon L Edwards
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Richard H Youdale
10 Robin O Hall
11 Jonathan Cresshull
12 Colin M Lee

Welcoming the Very Reverend Professor Martyn Percy, installed as Dean of Christ Church yesterday. Circled the tower to peals: 2.

OXFORD, Merton College, Oxon
Sun 9th November 2014 in 55 mins (25-1-10)
1287 Grandsire Triples

1 Michele Winter
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Stuart F Gibson
4 Edmund H Mottershead
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Jonathan Cresshull
7 Bernard J Stone
8 Mark D Tarrant

Half-muffled following the College's Act of Remembrance.

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Sun 9th November 2014 in 45 mins (15-0-22)
1269 Doubles (5m)
5m: Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, St Simon's Bob, St Martin's Bob, Plain Bob, Grandsire

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Courtney J Spoerer
5 Mark D Tarrant
6 Katherine A Stonham

Half-muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 9th November 2014 in 49 mins (20cwt)
1260 Grandsire Caters

1 Katherine A Stonham
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Courtney J Spoerer
4 Stephen J D Dann
5 Rosalind F Roberts
6 Robert J Hornby
7 Nicholas J Hartley
8 Matthew R Johnson
9 Simon A Bond (C)
10 Mark D Tarrant

Half-muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD, S Ebbe, Oxon
Fri 21st November 2014 in 38 mins (4-3-19)
1260 Grandsire Triples

1 Courtney J Spoerer
2 Stephen J Turrell
3 S L Catrin Morgan
4 Hannah Guggiari
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Matthew R Johnson
8 Wilfred J M Lewis

Before a carol service as part of Oxford Christmas Light Festival. 50th together: 1 & 7.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sat 6th December 2014 in 46 mins (11-2-6)
1295 Grandsire Caters

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Stephen J D Dann
6 Andrew R Freer
7 Wilfred J M Lewis
8 Nicholas J Hartley
9 Matthew R Johnson
10 Courtney J Spoerer

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 14th December 2014 in 38 mins (11-2-6)
1272 Spliced Surprise Minor (6m)
6m: Allendale, Lightfoot, Rossendale, Stamford, Wearmouth, Westminster.

1 Nicholas J Hartley
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Rosalind F Roberts
4 Matthew R Johnson
5 Courtney J Spoerer
6 Simon A Bond (C)

First in some of these methods for some of the band. On the tenth anniversary of the tenor ringer's Oxford interviews. With the band's best wishes to Michael O'Hagan, currently suffering from the lurgy, and with thanks to Nick for stepping in at short notice.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sat 10th January 2015 in 40 mins (11-2-6)
1272 Spliced Surprise Minor (6m)
6m: Coldstream, Cunecastre, Lincoln, London, Kelso, Wells

1 Emma Stanford
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Rosalind F Roberts
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Mark D Tarrant

50th together: 2 & 4.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 11th January 2015 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1294 Cambridge Surprise Maximus

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michael A Williams
3 Robin O Hall
4 Stuart F Gibson
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Hannah Guggiari
7 Katherine A Stonham
8 Nicholas J Hartley
9 David K Barrington
10 Michael O'Hagan
11 Simon A Bond (C)
12 Mark D Tarrant

OXFORD, S Giles, Oxon
Sat 17th January 2015 in 47 mins (14-0-1)
1344 Grandsire Triples

1 Lucy M Bricheno
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Marika Haseldine
4 Nicholas J Hartley
5 Michael A Williams
6 Jonathan Cresshull
7 Michael O'Hagan
8 Luke O Camden

Remembering Roger Bailey on ULSCR quarter peal weekend. A compliment to Chris Griggs on (well, near) the thirtieth anniversary of his birth.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sat 17th January 2015 in 45 mins (11-2-6)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor (9m)
9m: Allendale, Annable's London, Lightfoot, Netherseale, Norwich, Rossendale, Stamford, Wearmouth, Westminster.

1 Wilfred J M Lewis
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Rosalind F Roberts
4 Matthew R Johnson
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Michael O'Hagan

In memory of Griggs's twenties.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 27th January 2015 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Japanese Delight Major

1 Wilfred J M Lewis
2 Courtney J Spoerer
3 Robert J Hornby
4 Hannah Guggiari
5 Matthew R Johnson
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Nicholas J Hartley

A farewell to the tenor ringer, leaving Oxford to take up a post-doc position in Japan.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 1st February 2015 in 44 mins (11-2-6)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor (7m)
7m: Alnwick, Carlisle, Chester, Munden, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sandiacre

1 Constance A Young
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Mark D Tarrant

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 10th February 2015 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor (10m)
10m: Allendale, Annable's London, Bacup, Lightfoot, Netherseale, Rossendale, Stamford, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Westminster.

1 Isobel L Fray
2 S L Catrin Morgan
3 Rosalind F Roberts
4 Courtney J Spoerer
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Matthew R Johnson

DURHAM & NEWCASTLE DIOCESAN ASSOCIATION
BRANCEPETH, S Brandon, Durham
Sat 14th February 2015 in 2h58 (14-1-13)
5028 Spliced Variable Cover Triples and Major (2m)
2m: 420 Stedman Triples, 4608 Bristol S Major; 13 com/p
Comp, M R Eccleston

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Matthew J Jones
3 Kristopher King
4 Alexander T G Pym
5 Richard Bimson
6 Robert V Criddle
7 Andrew G Enzor
8 Stephen A Croxall

Rung by men. In memory of Rob's freedom, soon to be replaced by an expanding waistline.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 16th February 2015 in 39 mins (11-2-6)
1272 Spliced Surprise Minor (11m)
11m: Alnwick, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester, Morpeth, Munden, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Whitley, Wooler

1 Wilfred J M Lewis
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Rosalind F Roberts
4 Matthew R Johnson
5 Mark D Tarrant
6 Simon A Bond (C)

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sun 1st March 2015 in 1h9 (11-2-6)
2160 Spliced Surprise Minor (17m)
17m: Alnwick, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Kelso, Lincoln, London, Morpeth, Munden, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Wells, Wooler, Whitley

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Dorothy G Hall
3 Rosalind F Roberts
4 Hannah Guggiari
5 Michael A Williams
6 Mark D Tarrant

An unwelcome return to solo ringing for the conductor's right hand.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 23rd March 2015 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1272 Spliced Surprise Minor (12m)
12m: Coldstream, Cunecastre, Kelso, Lincoln, London, Wells; Annable's London, Lightfoot, Netherseale, Rossendale, Stamford, Wearmouth

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Michael A Williams
6 Mark D Tarrant

Special thanks to the ringer of the second for turning up.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Fri 27th March 2015 in 45 mins (7-1-12)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor (23m)
23m: Alnwick, Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester Durham, Hexham, Hull, Ipswich, Morpeth, Munden, Newcastle, Norfolk, Northumberland, Primrose, Sandiacre, Surfleet, Whitley, Wooler

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Dorothy G Hall
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Michael A Williams

Most methods: 3 & 4. After meeting an available ring of bells short at St Thos and with thanks to Mary Mag for stepping in at short notice.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Mon 13th April 2015 in 2h27 (7-1-12)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
41m: (1-3) Alnwick, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Kelso, Lincoln, London, Morpeth, Munden, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Whitley, Wells; (4-7) Allendale, Annable's London, Bamborough, Bacup, Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Durham, Hexham, Ipswich, Hull, Lightfoot, Netherseale, Norfolk, Norwich, Primrose, Rossendale, Stamford, Surfleet, Wooler, York, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Westminster
Comp. J S Warboys (SU0309 & SU0403)

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Michael A Williams
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Rosalind F Roberts
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Richard A Pearce

Most methods: 3, 4 and as conductor. First on six: 3. First of 41 Surprise Minor by the Society. Fewest hands to a peal: 1.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 28th April 2015 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Grandsire Caters

1 Courtney J Spoerer
2 Matthew R Johnson
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 S L Catrin Morgan
5 Emma Stanford
6 Wilfred J M Lewis
7 Stephen J D Dann
8 Robert J Hornby
9 Rosalind F Roberts
10 Hannah Guggiari

A farewell to Rozzy, leaving Oxford to take up a post-doc position in Montreal. 50th quarter and first inside on 10: 5.

LITTLEMORE, 4 Marlborough Close, Oxon
Fri 22nd May 2015 in 40 mins (11 in G#)
1280 Oxford Treble Bob Major

1-2 Robert J Hornby
3-4 Emma Stanford
5-6 Matthew R Johnson
7-8 Simon A Bond (C)

600th quarter peal: 7-8. First on eight in hand and first outside the Oxford ringroad: 3-4. First at this address. A 33rd wedding anniversary compliment to Michael and Jacqueline Bond.

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Fri 29th May 2015 in 54 mins (15-0-22)
1440 Spliced Surprise Minor (12m)
12m: Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Durham, Hexham, Hull, Ipswich, Norfolk, Primrose, Surfleet, York.

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Matthew R Johnson
4 Michael A Williams
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Stuart F Gibson

A compliment to Constance Young and Mark Tarrant on the eve of their wedding. 100th on towerbells: 3

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sat 30th May 2015 in 46 mins (11-2-6)
1313 Grandsire Caters

1 Michael A Williams
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Courtney J Spoerer
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Hannah Guggiari
6 S L Catrin Morgan
7 J James G Morgan
8 Robert S Wallis
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Katherine A Stonham

A compliment to Constance Young and Mark Tarrant on the morning of their wedding. Circled the tower as conductor.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 7th June 2015 in 53 mins (31-0-23)
1298 Grandsire Cinques

1 Jonathan Cresshull
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Matthew R Johnson
5 Isobel L Fray
6 Emma Stanford
7 Stephen J D Dann
8 Wilfred J M Lewis
9 Robert J Hornby
10 Robert S Wallis
11 Christopher I Griggs
12 Courtney J Spoerer

First on twelve: 5 & 6.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Wed 24th June 2015 in 41 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
4m: 384 Superlative, 320 Yorkshire, 288 Cambridge, Lincolnshire; 27 com.

1 S L Catrin Morgan
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Emma Stanford
4 Isobel L Fray
5 Wilfred J M Lewis
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Robert J Hornby
8 Andrew R Freer

First Spliced Surprise Major: 4 & 8. Most Spliced Surprise Major: 3 & 5. 50th quarter: 4.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 14th July 2015 in 41 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major

1 Wilfred J M Lewis
2 S L Catrin Morgan
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Emma Stanford
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Nicholas J Hartley
8 Christopher I Griggs

First in method: 4.

OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sat 8th August 2015 in 52 mins (17-1-7)
1277 Grandsire Caters

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Katherine A Stonham
4 Michael A Williams
5 Robert V Criddle
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Robert S Wallis
8 Luke O Camden
9 Robin O Hall
10 Mark D Tarrant

The conductor's treat on the morning of his wedding to Helen Matthews. 200th quarter as conductor. 150th quarter: 3.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 22nd September 2015 in 2h43 (7-1-12)
5088 Superlative Surprise Major
Comp. S A Bond

1 Jonathan Cresshull
2 Simon L Edwards
3 S L Catrin Morgan
4 Isobel L Fray
5 Emma Stanford
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 Ryan Mills

First peal: 5. First on eight: 4. By a Lincoln College practice night band.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sun 27th September 2015 in 3h28 (17-1-7)
5080 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Comp. R O Hall

1 Christopher I Griggs
2 Timothy G Pett
3 Nicholas J Balderson
4 Simon L Edwards
5 Leon G Thompson
6 John G Pusey
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Stephen M Jones
9 Robin O Hall
10 Jonathan Cresshull

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 4th October 2015 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1296 Grandsire Caters

1 Stuart F Gibson
2 Simon L Edwards
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Isobel L Fray
5 Emma Stanford
6 Stuart T Nelson
7 John G Pusey
8 Ryan Mills
9 Christopher I Griggs
10 Leon G Thompson

First on 10: 4.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 1st November 2015 in 52 mins (31-0-23)
1276 Grandsire Cinques

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Jennifer C E Lane
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Lucy M Bricheno
5 D Robert C Sworder
6 David E Giles
7 Stephen J D Dann
8 Alexander J Dicks
9 Robert S Wallis
10 Simon D Roberts
11 James C Marchbank
12 Luke O Camden

First on twelve: 6 & 8. A compliment to Stephen Dann, following his recent DPhil viva, from eleven newly-created badgers. Claire Bell, Chris Backhouse, Sîan Moorhouse, Hugh Wilkinson and Caroline Lomax, also newly-badgered, would probably like to be associated with this performance. Also rung with best wishes and congratulations to Kirsty and Bob Wallis on the birth of Chloe Felicity Wallis on Friday.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 22nd November 2015 in 55 mins (31-0-23)
1299 Stedman Cinques

1 Michael A Williams
2 Katherine A Stonham
3 Michele Winter
4 Charlotte Everett
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Matthew R Johnson
8 Stuart F Gibson
9 David K Barrington
10 Jonathan Cresshull
11 Bernard J Stone
12 Stephen M Jones

First Stedman Cinques: 7 and as conductor.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 12th January 2016 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1272 Oxford Treble Bob Major

1 Jeremy R Pratt
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Isobel L Fray
4 S L Catrin Morgan
5 Frederick R W M Manners
6 Emma Stanford
7 Wilfred J M Lewis
8 Simon A Bond (C)

Celebrating the admission, earlier today, of Prof. Louise Richardson as the 272nd Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford. First Oxford TB Major: 2, 3, 4, 5 & 7.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Sat 16th January 2016 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1259 Grandsire Caters

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Courtney J Spoerer
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Harriet J M A Armitage
5 Isobel L Fray
6 Helen V Bond
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Robert J Hornby
9 Christopher I Griggs
10 Katherine A Stonham

First on 10 inside: 6. 200th quarter: 2. 150th quarter: 3.

OXFORD, Lincoln College, Oxon
Sat 16th January 2016 in 40 mins (7-2-4)
1280 Glasgow Surprise Major

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Stuart F Gibson
3 Katherine A Stonham
4 Matthew R Johnson
5 Ryan Mills
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Michael A Williams

By a practice night band. First in method: 3 & 5.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 31st January 2016 in 56 mins (31-0-23)
1261 Spliced Cinques and Maximus (3m)
3m: 541 Stedman Cinques, 432 Zanussi Surprise Maximus, 288 Bristol Surprise Maximus; 14 com.

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Elizabeth C Frye
3 Stephen M Jones
4 Ryan Mills
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Katherine A Stonham
7 Hazel M Rothera
8 Stuart F Gibson
9 Jeremy R Pratt
10 Christopher I Griggs
11 Mark D Tarrant
12 Jonathan Cresshull

First in burlesque attire: 6. With best wishes from the conductor to the Society for their support during his Mastership.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 7th February 2016 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1344 Bristol Surprise Maximus

1 Elizabeth A Barnes
2 Phillip R J Barnes
3 P Quentin Armitage
4 Martin J Cansdale
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Courtney J Spoerer
8 D Robert C Sworder
9 Luke O Camden
10 Paul N Mounsey
11 Mark A Bell
12 James C Marchbank

On Society Dinner weekend.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 7th February 2016 in 50 mins (20cwt)
1296 Grandsire Caters

1 Hannah Guggiari
2 Harriet J M A Armitage
3 Robert J Hornby
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Andrew R Freer
6 Frederick R W M Manners
7 Matthew R Johnson
8 Wilfred J M Lewis
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Katherine A Stonham

50th together: 7 & 8. Circled the tower: 4. Dinner: done.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 6th March 2016 in 55 mins (31-0-23)
1276 Grandsire Cinques

1 Michele Winter
2 Harriet J M A Armitage
3 Michael A Williams
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Emma Stanford
6 Isobel L Fray
7 Stuart F Gibson
8 Hannah Guggiari
9 Matthew R Johnson
10 Leon G Thompson
11 Jonathan Cresshull
12 Christopher I Griggs

First "just a quarter" of Cinques: 2.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 14th March 2016 in 2h56 (11-2-6)
5129 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Christine C Darby
2 Harriet J M A Armitage
3 John G Pusey
4 Nigel R D Orchard
5 Isobel L Fray
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Robert J Hornby
8 Andrew R Freer
9 Matthew R Johnson
10 Christopher I Griggs

First on 10: 5, 7 & 9. First on 10 tower bells and of Caters: 2. First Grandsire Caters: 8. 50th peal: 10. In anticipation of the conductor's 29th birthday.

FULHAM, All Saints, London
Sun 27th March 2016 in 47 mins (18-2-22)
1260 Single Oxford Bob Triples

1 Edmund H Mottershead
2 Harriet J M A Armitage
3 Matthew R Johnson
4 Isobel L Fray
5 Wilfred J M Lewis
6 Robert J Hornby
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Simon D Roberts

During the 2016 Boat Races. Rung simultaneously with a CUG quarter at the other end of the bridge. First in method: 3, 4, 5, 6.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 2nd May 2016 in 38 mins (11-2-6)
1260 Grandsire Doubles

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Robert J Hornby
3 Isobel L Fray
4 Harriet J M A Armitage
5 Matthew R Johnson

Variable hunt.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 8th May 2016 in 56 mins (31-0-23)
1280 Glasgow Surprise Major

1 Harriet J M A Armitage
2 Charlotte Everett
3 Michael A Williams
4 Matthew R Johnson
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Robin O Hall

Bye bye Dan.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 6th June 2016 in 43 mins (11-2-6)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Major

1 Hannah Guggiari
2 Emma Stanford
3 Wilfred J M Lewis
4 Harriet J M A Armitage
5 Rosalind F Roberts
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Matthew R Johnson
8 Robert J Hornby

A graduation compliment to Rozzy.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Lincoln College, Oxon
Sun 26th June 2016 in 2h34 (7-2-4)
5024 Belfast Surprise Major
Comp. G A C John arr. S A Bond

1 Christopher I Griggs
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Matthew R Johnson
4 Stuart F Gibson
5 Robin O Hall
6 Ryan Mills
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Michael A Williams

First in method: 3 & 6. In support of Strike Back Against Blood Cancer.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 3rd July 2016 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1296 Spliced Surprise Maximus (3m)
3m: 432 each Bristol, Cambridge, Yorkshire; 23 com.

1 Michael A Williams
2 Stephen M Jones
3 Michele Winter
4 Courtney J Spoerer
5 Robin O Hall
6 Elizabeth C Frye
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Stuart F Gibson
9 Ryan Mills
10 Mark D Tarrant
11 Jonathan Cresshull
12 Colin M Lee

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the ordination to the priesthood of the Very Revd Prof Martyn Percy, Dean of Christ Church.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 5th July 2016 in 38 mins (7-1-12)
1272 Spliced Surprise Minor (11m)
11m: Alnwick, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester, Morpeth, Munden, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Whitley, Wooler

1 Rosanna Cretney
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Dorothy G Hall
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Simon A Bond (C)

OXFORD, S Giles, Oxon
Sun 31st July 2016 in 45 mins (14-0-1)
1260 Grandsire Triples

1 Caillan Crowe-McAuliffe
2 Rosanna Cretney
3 Catherine M A Lane
4 John G Pusey
5 Jonathan Cresshull
6 Wilfred J M Lewis
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Andrew R Freer

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sun 14th August 2016 in 3h16 (17-1-7)
5040 Spliced Treble Dodging Royal (3m)
3m: 1920 Triton D, 1600 Bristol S, 1520 Cambridge S; 61 com; atw.
Comp. A G Reading & M B Davies

1 Joanna E Knight
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Elizabeth C Frye
4 Jeremy R Pratt
5 Katherine A Stonham
6 Ryan Mills
7 Michael O'Hagan
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Stephen M Jones
10 Michael A Williams

First of Royal: 5.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 22nd August 2016 in 2h33 (11-2-6)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
41m: (1-3) Alnwick, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Kelso, Lincoln, London, Morpeth, Munden, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Whitley, Wells, Wooler; (4-7) Allendale, Annable's London, Bamborough, Bacup, Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Durham, Hexham, Ipswich, Hull, Lightfoot, Netherseale, Norfolk, Norwich, Primrose, Rossendale, Stamford, Surfleet, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Westminster, York
Comp. J S Warboys

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Dorothy G Hall
3 Stuart F Gibson
4 Mark A Bell
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Mark D Tarrant

Most methods: 2 & 6. Newest rope to a peal: 1 & 6.

OXFORD SOCIETY
DORDRECHT, 't Klockhuys, Netherlands
Sat 27th August 2016 in 2h35 (1-2-7)
5120 Bristol Surprise Major
Comp. A G Reading, arr. G M Bradshaw

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michele Winter
3 Michael A Williams
4 Ryan Mills
5 Robin O Hall
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Jonathan Cresshull

First outside the UK: 3, 4, 7 & 8.

OXFORD, S Mary V, Oxon
Sun 4th September 2016 in 54 mins (26-2-9)
1350 London Surprise Minor

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Isobel L Fray
3 Ryan Mills
4 Emma Stanford
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Mark D Tarrant

Marking the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Tue 6th September 2016 in 50 mins (11-2-6)
1440 Remus Surprise Royal

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michael A Williams
3 Elizabeth C Frye
4 Stephen M Jones
5 Ryan Mills
6 Mark D Tarrant
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Christopher I Griggs
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Robin O Hall

Most contiguous changes rung in the method. Moist: 10.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 20th September 2016 in 2h48 (7-1-12)
5075 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond (5075 #2)

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Jeremy R Pratt
3 Robin O Hall
4 Joanna E Knight
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Emma Stanford
7 Stuart F Gibson
8 Ryan Mills
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Leon G Thompson

First on 10: 6. Celebrating, very belatedly, the conductor's engagement and wedding.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 2nd October 2016 in 53 mins (31-0-23)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major

1 Isobel L Fray
2 John G Pusey
3 Simon L Edwards
4 Leon G Thompson
5 Emma Stanford
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Ryan Mills
8 Jonathan Cresshull

Most regretted wardrobe decision: 8.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 16th October 2016 in 55 mins (31-0-23)
1346 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Michele Winter
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Hannah Guggiari
6 Katherine A Stonham
7 John G Pusey
8 Simon L Edwards
9 Courtney J Spoerer
10 Mark D Tarrant
11 Robin O Hall
12 Ryan Mills

First in method: 5.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sat 22nd October 2016 in 2h40 (11-2-6)
5072 Spliced Major (2m)
2m: 16 Double Coslany Court Bob, 5056 Bristol Surprise; 1 com.
Comp. A G Reading

1 Andrew R Freer
2 Elizabeth A Barnes
3 Jeremy R Pratt
4 John G Pusey
5 P Quentin Armitage
6 Nigel R D Orchard
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 Simon A Bond (C)

In memory of John E Camp, 1944-2016, OUSCR Master 1963, Vice-President 1971-1999 & 2009-2016, President 1999-2009.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 10th November 2016 in 49 mins (11-2-6)
1476 Spliced Royal (3m)
3m: 864 Littleport Little Surprise; 540 Plain Bob; 72 Bastow Little Bob; 35 com; atw.

1 Michael A Williams
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Elizabeth C Frye
4 Ryan Mills
5 Katherine A Stonham
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Mark D Tarrant
9 Stephen M Jones
10 Robin O Hall

Cycled: all but 7.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 13th November 2016 in 49 mins (20cwt)
1259 Grandsire Caters

1 Leon G Thompson
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Connie M Tongue
4 Andrew R Freer
5 Craig M Robertson
6 Cameron A Waters
7 Wilfred J M Lewis
8 Emma Stanford
9 Ryan Mills
10 Rosanna Cretney

Half-muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Sat 19th November 2016 in 1h12 (11-2-6)
2016 Grandsire Caters

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michael A Williams
3 Charlotte Everett
4 Ryan Mills
5 John G Pusey
6 Cameron A Waters
7 David C Ockwell
8 Michael J Harrison
9 Simon A Bond (C)
10 Simon L Edwards

OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sat 19th November 2016 in 1h19 (17-1-7)
2016 Spliced Royal (2m)
2m: 1920 Cambridge Surprise; 96 Little Bob; 8 com; atw.

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Elizabeth C Frye
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Ryan Mills
6 Cameron A Waters
7 Leon G Thompson
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Stephen M Jones
10 Robin O Hall

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 22nd November 2016 in 40 mins (7-1-12)
1273 Grandsire Triples

1 Hannah Guggiari
2 Wilfred J M Lewis
3 Isobel C Patterson
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Rosanna Cretney
6 Leon G Thompson
7 Emma Stanford
8 Jennifer C Willis

Bomb-proof. First Grandsire Triples: 3. Was resplendent: 7.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Thu 8th December 2016 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1287 Spliced Caters and Royal (2m)
2m: 647 Grandsire Caters, 640 Bristol Surprise Royal; 3com.

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Robin O Hall
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Katherine A Stonham
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Elizabeth C Frye
9 Ryan Mills
10 Michael A Williams

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 11th December 2016 in 53 mins (31-0-23)
1287 Stedman Cinques

1 Elizabeth C Frye
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Michele Winter
4 Joanna E Knight
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Isobel L Fray
7 Stuart F Gibson
8 Katherine A Stonham
9 Stephen M Jones
10 Robin O Hall
11 Mark D Tarrant
12 Bernard J Stone

NON ASSOCIATION
SWINDON, Christ Church, Wilts
Sat 17th December 2016 in 3h9 (21-3-9)
5075 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Edward R Mack
2 Michael A Williams
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Cameron A Waters
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Brian Harris
7 Gareth L M Lawson
8 Stephen M Jones
9 Robin O Hall
10 Jonathan D Storey

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sun 18th December 2016 in 3h (17-1-7)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
41m: (1-3) Alnwick, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Kelso, Lincoln, London, Morpeth, Munden, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Whitley, Wells, Wooler; (4-7) Allendale, Annable's London, Bamborough, Bacup, Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Durham, Hexham, Ipswich, Hull, Lightfoot, Netherseale, Norfolk, Norwich, Primrose, Rossendale, Stamford, Surfleet, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Westminster, York
Comp. J S Warboys (SU0309 & SU0403)

1 Michael A Williams
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Mark D Tarrant
5 Jonathan Cresshull
6 Robin O Hall

In anticipation of Christmas. The first six-bell peal in the tower's 275 year peal-ringing history.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 12th January 2017 in 46 mins (11-2-6)
1400 Spliced Treble Dodging Royal (4m)
4m: 480 Bristol Surprise, 440 Triton Delight, 240 each Cambridge Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise; 23 com.

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Michael A Williams
4 Katherine A Stonham
5 Elizabeth C Frye
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Stuart F Gibson
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Ryan Mills
10 Robin O Hall

200th together: 2 & 8.

OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sat 4th February 2017 in 52 mins (17-1-7)
1313 Grandsire Caters

1 Hannah Guggiari
2 Jennifer M Herriott
3 Courtney J Spoerer
4 D Robert C Sworder
5 Connie M Tongue
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Lynn S Scales
8 Emma Stanford
9 W Nigel G Herriott
10 Lindsay Powell

On Society Dinner Day.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 5th February 2017 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1344 Bristol Surprise Maximus

1 Michael A Williams
2 Harriet J M A Armitage
3 James C Marchbank
4 D Robert C Sworder
5 Simon D Roberts
6 S L Catrin Morgan
7 Cameron A Waters
8 James R A Dann
9 J James G Morgan
10 Luke O Camden
11 Simon A Bond (C)
12 Michael O'Hagan

On Society Dinner Weekend. First in method: 2. First with place bells 4, 0, 9 & 3: 6. Can still ring big bells (take note, Glint): 12.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 13th February 2017 in 2h37 (11-2-6)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
7m: Beverley, Primrose, Hexham, Bourne, Berwick, Cambridge, Surfleet.

1 Lindsay Powell
2 Lester J Yeo
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Rosanna Cretney
5 Wilfred J M Lewis
6 Matthew R Johnson

Most methods: 5.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 14th March 2017 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1330 Spliced Major (7m)
7m: 288 Superlative Surprise, 256 Bristol Surprise, 226 Cambridge Surprise, 224 Yorkshire Surprise, 192 Lincolnshire Surprise, 128 Rutland Surprise, 16 Plain Bob; 32 com.

1 Robin O Hall
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Helen V Bond
4 Stuart F Gibson
5 Emma Stanford
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Cameron A Waters
8 Mark D Tarrant

Most methods: 3. In anticipation of the conductor's 30th birthday.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 7th May 2017 in 53 mins (31-0-23)
1280 Bristol Surprise Royal

1 Clare E F Dyer
2 Michele Winter
3 Ryan Mills
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Hannah Guggiari
6 Katherine A Stonham
7 Stuart F Gibson
8 Mark D Tarrant
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Robin O Hall

First Bristol Royal: 5.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 7th May 2017 in 50 mins (20cwt)
1296 Grandsire Caters

1 Isobel C Patterson
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Alan M Eyles
5 Jonathan D Wright
6 Craig M Robertson
7 Isobel L Fray
8 Adam D Rebick
9 Ryan Mills
10 David S Phillips

First on 10: 8.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 11th May 2017 in 42 mins (11-2-6)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal

1 Robin O Hall
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Katherine A Stonham
4 Helen V Bond
5 Cameron A Waters
6 Adam D Rebick
7 Isobel L Fray
8 Stuart F Gibson
9 Michael A Williams
10 Mark D Tarrant

First of Royal: 4 & 6.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 23rd May 2017 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Grandsire Caters

1 Isobel L Fray
2 Hannah Guggiari
3 David S Phillips
4 Emma Stanford
5 Craig M Robertson
6 Isobel C Patterson
7 Jonathan D Wright
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Rosanna Cretney
10 Rachel Croft

First on 10: 10. First inside on 10: 6.

LONDON, Gresham Street, S Lawrence Jewry,
Sat 24th June 2017 in 50 mins (24-3-2)
1280 Bristol Surprise Major

1 Katherine A Stonham
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Debbie J Turner
4 Matthew S Turner
5 Jonathan Cresshull
6 Joanna E Knight
7 Mark D Tarrant
8 Robin O Hall

1000th quarter: 4. A farewell to Matthew's thirties and a liver preservation exercise on 12-Bell Final day.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sun 9th July 2017 in 3h16 (17-1-7)
5058 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Michele Winter
2 Stuart F Gibson
3 Cameron A Waters
4 Lucy H Eyles
5 Alan M Eyles
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Emma Stanford
8 Ryan Mills
9 Robin O Hall
10 Christopher I Griggs

First in workplace: 5.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 18th July 2017 in 2h40 (7-1-12)
5040 Woodspring Surprise Royal
Comp. R O Hall

1 Joanna E Knight
2 Jeremy R Pratt
3 Michele Winter
4 Jonathan Cresshull
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 David L Thomas
7 Christopher I Griggs
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Robin O Hall
10 Michael A Williams

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 10th August 2017 in 43 mins (11-2-6)
1288 Passchendaele Alliance Major

1 Helen V Bond
2 Robin O Hall
3 Katherine A Stonham
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 Emma Stanford
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Mark D Tarrant

On the centenary of the death of Private James Braithwaite Bond of the 13th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, great-great-uncle of the conductor, who died on 10th August 1917 during the Battle of Passchendaele.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 20th August 2017 in 54 mins (31-0-23)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Royal

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Charlotte Everett
3 Simon L Edwards
4 Hazel M Rothera
5 Matthew A Child
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 David K Barrington
8 Colin M Turner
9 Ryan Mills
10 Mark D Tarrant

With the Society's compliments to Freddie Frye following his first visit to the tower this morning.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 22nd August 2017 in 35 mins (7-1-12)
1272 Spliced Surprise Minor (12m)
12m: Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Durham, Hexham, Hull, Ipswich, Norfolk, Primrose, Surfleet, York

1 Stuart F Gibson
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Ryan Mills
4 Rosanna Cretney
5 Katherine A Stonham
6 Mark D Tarrant

Most methods to a true quarter peal: 3.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 12th September 2017 in 40 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (10m)
10m: 128 each Rutland, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Superlative, Belfast, Cambridge, Pudsey, Glasgow, London, Bristol; 39 com.

1 Helen V Bond
2 Stuart F Gibson
3 Rosanna Cretney
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Katherine A Stonham
6 Emma Stanford
7 Michael A Williams
8 Mark D Tarrant

First Spliced Surprise Major: 3. Most Spliced Surprise Major: 5, 6, 7, 8 and as conductor.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 12th October 2017 in 43 mins (11-2-6)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
4m: 320 each Glasgow, Bristol, Belfast, London; 24 com.

1 Helen V Bond
2 Michael A Williams
3 Katherine A Stonham
4 Emma Stanford
5 Stuart F Gibson
6 Rosanna Cretney
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Mark D Tarrant

A 30th birthday compliment to the tenor ringer, rung by a Lincoln College practice night band. Katherine Stonham would like everyone to know that this was really quite good.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Cowley, S James, Oxon
Sat 21st October 2017 in 2h13 (5-3-3)
5040 Spliced Surprise Minor (41m)
41m: (1-3) Alnwick, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester, Coldstream, Cunecastre, Kelso, Lincoln, London, Morpeth, Munden, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sandiacre, Whitley, Wells, Wooler; (4-7) Allendale, Annable's London, Bamborough, Bacup, Berwick, Beverley, Bourne, Cambridge, Durham, Hexham, Ipswich, Hull, Lightfoot, Netherseale, Norfolk, Norwich, Primrose, Rossendale, Stamford, Surfleet, Warkworth, Wearmouth, Westminster, York
Comp. J S Warboys (SU0309 & SU0403)

1 Lindsay Powell
2 Emma Stanford
3 Matthew R Johnson
4 Rosanna Cretney
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Robin O Hall

Most methods: 4. First of Minor on towerbells: 2.

APPLETON SOCIETY
APPLETON, S Lawrence, Oxon
Sat 11th November 2017 in 2h54 (13-0-10)
5039 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Michele Winter
2 Michael A Williams
3 Julie A Haseldine
4 Andrew J Dyer
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Peter H M Day
8 John H Napper
9 Andrew Haseldine
10 Bernard J Stone

Half-muffled in memory of the fallen. Remembering in particular Lieutenant Victor Augustus Stone, 8th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment), great-uncle of Bernard Stone, died 10th November 1917 aged 31.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 12th November 2017 in 53 mins (20cwt)
1260 Grandsire Caters

1 Katherine A Stonham
2 Rosanna Cretney
3 David S Phillips
4 Connie M Tongue
5 Jonathan D Wright
6 Craig M Robertson
7 Wilfred J M Lewis
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Cameron A Waters
10 Lindsay Powell

Half-muffled for Remembrance.

OXFORD, S Ebbe, Oxon
Fri 17th November 2017 in 35 mins (4-3-19)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major

1 Michael A Williams
2 Katherine A Stonham
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Isobel L Fray
5 Emma Stanford
6 Stuart F Gibson
7 David S Phillips
8 Cameron A Waters

Before a carol service as part of Oxford Christmas Light Festival. The first ringing on the bells since reopening of the church after building of a new gallery.

OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sat 6th January 2018 in 1h3 (17-1-7)
1588 Spliced Caters (2m)
2m: 40 Little Grandsire, 1548 Grandsire; 1com.

1 Caroline B Stonham
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Sarah E Chadburn
4 James M Stonham
5 Kathryn M Nye
6 Joanna C Franklin
7 Brian N Spurling
8 Katherine A Stonham
9 Paul R Trueman
10 Joseph J Stonham

By family and friends of Katherine Stonham, born 5/1/88 (other date formats are available) to mark her 30th birthday.

OXFORD, S Giles, Oxon
Sat 6th January 2018 in 45 mins (14-0-1)
1280 Plain Bob Major

1 Felicity C Goldrick
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Caroline B Stonham
4 John M Goldrick
5 Gail Lilley
6 James M Stonham
7 Michael J Lilley
8 Paul R Trueman

Celebrating Katherine Stonham's 30th birthday.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 11th January 2018 in 44 mins (11-2-6)
1260 Spliced Royal (3m)
3m: 648 Biggles Little Surprise; 540 Plain Bob; 72 Bastow Little Bob; 35 com; atw.

1 Isobel L Fray
2 Michael A Williams
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 Katherine A Stonham
5 Christopher I Griggs
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Alan M Eyles
8 Joanna E Knight
9 Mark D Tarrant
10 Robin O Hall

Cycled: all but 7 & 8. Biggles Little Surprise: -50-14.50.12-36-34-16 le10

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 21st January 2018 in 55 mins (31-0-23)
1344 Bristol Surprise Maximus

1 Emma Stanford
2 Cameron A Waters
3 Hannah Guggiari
4 Katherine A Stonham
5 Mark D Tarrant
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Stuart F Gibson
8 Christopher J Backhouse
9 Michael O'Hagan
10 Luke O Camden
11 Simon A Bond (C)
12 Jonathan Cresshull

All twelve members of this band rang their first quarter peal of Bristol Maximus on these bells. The band is placed from most recent (June 2017) on the treble to least recent (June 2006) on the tenor. We would like to associate Jenny Lane, Courtney Spoerer and Harriet Armitage, who also qualify for this band, with this performance. 200th together: 9 & 11.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Thu 25th January 2018 in 1h11 (11-2-6)
1997 Grandsire Caters

1 Michael A Williams
2 Robin O Hall
3 Simon L Edwards
4 Stuart F Gibson
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Ann F Eyles
7 Connie M Tongue
8 Alan M Eyles
9 Ryan Mills
10 Katherine A Stonham

A 21st birthday treat for Alan, born this day in 1997. 300th quarter together: 1 & 5.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 6th March 2018 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal

1 Nicholas J Hartley
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Cameron A Waters
4 David S Phillips
5 Connie M Tongue
6 Isobel L Fray
7 Craig M Robertson
8 Wilfred J M Lewis
9 Emma Stanford
10 Alan M Eyles

A compliment to Stephen Cameron, Senior Member of the OUS, ahead of his 60th birthday this weekend. First of Royal: 7. First of Surprise Royal: 8. 250th as conductor. Since the arranger had given 22 days notice of this attempt, not even 21 members of Congregation could prevent it from taking place.

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Thu 8th March 2018 in 46 mins (15-0-22)
1330 Spliced Minor (9m)
9m: 610 Berwick S, Hexham S, Millennial A, Primrose S; 720 Bourne S, Cambridge S, Hull S, Ipswich S, Norfolk S, Primrose S.

1 Helen V Bond
2 Elizabeth C Frye
3 Katherine A Stonham
4 Joanna E Knight
5 Mark D Tarrant
6 Simon A Bond (C)

By a band of 30 year olds placed in age order. First as a 30 year old: 1. Probably last as a 30 year old: 6. Most minor methods: 2. Millennial A: -3-4-2-3-4.5 le 16

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 13th March 2018 in 2h51 (7-1-12)
5057 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Jonathan Cresshull
2 Robin O Hall
3 Alan M Eyles
4 Stuart F Gibson
5 Connie M Tongue
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 John H Napper
8 William M Regan
9 Joanna E Knight
10 Bernard J Stone

First of Grandsire and of Caters: 5.

OXFORD, S Mary V, Oxon
Sat 17th March 2018 in 49 mins (26-2-9)
1331 Doubles (11m)
11m: 11 Plain Bob followed by one extent each Plain Bob, St Simon's Bob, St Martin's Bob, St Osmund Bob, Eynesbury Bob, Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, St Nicholas Bob, Winchendon Place, St Remigius Bob, Huntley Place, Grandsire.

1 Helen V Bond
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Michael A Williams
5 Mark D Tarrant
6 Joanna E Knight

On the conductor's 31st birthday. Circled the tower: 3.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 19th March 2018 in 2h50 (11-2-6)
5031 Spliced Caters and Royal (2m)
2m: 2591 Grandsire Caters, 2440 Bristol Surprise Royal; 9 com; atw
Comp. S A Bond

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Robin O Hall
3 Jeremy R Pratt
4 Cameron A Waters
5 Joanna E Knight
6 Jonathan Cresshull
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Alan M Eyles
9 Mark A Bell
10 Michael A Williams

Part of the conductor's (extended) 31st birthday celebrations. First performance including Bristol Royal: 5 & 8. Circled the tower "properly": 10. Stonham's loss.

OXFORD SOCIETY
WHEATLEY, Leigh End, Oxon
Sun 22nd April 2018 in 2h15 (0-2-8)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Comp. J Clatworthy

1 Jonathan Cresshull
2 David L Thomas
3 Christopher I Griggs
4 Mark J Walker
5 Sophie L Martin
6 Matthew A Child
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Joanna E Knight

Smallest towerbell to a peal for all except 4. Particular kudos to the tenor ringer for successfully catching her sally 2544 times.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 6th May 2018 in 1h1 (31-0-23)
1488 Phobos Surprise Maximus

1 David A Jackson
2 Michele Winter
3 Stephen M Jones
4 Cameron A Waters
5 Hazel M Rothera
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 David L Thomas
8 Emma Stanford
9 Joanna E Knight
10 Mark D Tarrant
11 Jonathan Cresshull
12 Robin O Hall

First in method: 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11. Boltorelegocampanophobia: the irrational fear of Bolton being relegated while you're ringing a quarter peal.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 8th May 2018 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1260 Grandsire Triples

1 Jonathan D Wright
2 Cameron A Waters
3 Isobel L Fray
4 David S Phillips
5 Craig M Robertson
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Wilfred J M Lewis

Practising for Saturday.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Giles, Oxon
Sat 12th May 2018 in 2h55 (14-0-1)
5040 Grandsire Triples
Comp. J J Parker

1 Adam D Rebick
2 Cameron A Waters
3 Isobel L Fray
4 David S Phillips
5 Craig M Robertson
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Wilfred J M Lewis

With congratulations and best wishes to Andrew Freer, Deputy Tower Captain of St Giles and member of this Society, and Ali Pickford on the occasion of their wedding in this church immediately before the peal. First of Triples: 1, 3, 5 & 8.

OXFORD, New College, Oxon
Sun 13th May 2018 in 48 mins (20cwt)
1277 Grandsire Caters

1 Matthew A Child
2 David S Phillips
3 Cameron A Waters
4 Hannah Guggiari
5 Craig M Robertson
6 Jonathan D Wright
7 Connie M Tongue
8 Rosanna Cretney
9 Wilfred J M Lewis
10 Simon A Bond (C)

Circled the tower to quarter peals of Grandsire Caters as conductor. Probably need a hobby.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Lincoln College, Oxon
Sun 15th July 2018 in 2h44 (7-2-4)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (7m)
7m: 864 Cambridge, Cornwall, Lessness; 768 Bristol; 672 Yorkshire; 576 Superlative; 480 London; 129 com.
Comp. M B Davies

1 Cameron A Waters
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Dorothy G Hall
4 David A Jackson
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Joanna E Knight
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Alan M Eyles

The first peal of the Project Pickled Egg Starter Seven. Vive la révolution.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 24th July 2018 in 45 mins (7-1-12)
1360 Triton Delight Royal

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Michele Winter
3 Michael A Williams
4 Stuart F Gibson
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Alan M Eyles
7 Emma Stanford
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Joanna E Knight

First in method: 5, 6, 7 & 10.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 31st July 2018 in 42 mins (7-1-12)
1344 Cooktown Orchid Delight Major

1 Alan M Eyles
2 Michele Winter
3 Simon L Edwards
4 Rosanna Cretney
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Christopher I Griggs
7 Ryan Mills
8 Michael A Williams

Continuing our PPE education.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 7th August 2018 in 43 mins (7-1-12)
1278 Grandsire Caters

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Alan M Eyles
3 Michele Winter
4 Rebecca Gingell
5 Robin O Hall
6 Simon L Edwards
7 Katherine A Stonham
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Stuart F Gibson
10 Christopher I Griggs

With best wishes to Charlotte Everett on the occasion of her 78th birthday.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 21st August 2018 in 40 mins (7-1-12)
1280 Deva Surprise Major

1 Lindsay Powell
2 Dorothy G Hall
3 Rebecca Gingell
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Craig M Robertson
6 David L Thomas
7 Alan M Eyles
8 Robin O Hall

OXFORD, Lincoln College, Oxon
Sun 26th August 2018 in 44 mins (7-2-4)
1344 Lessness Surprise Major

1 Lindsay Powell
2 Charlotte Everett
3 Helen V Bond
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Craig M Robertson
7 David A Jackson
8 Ryan Mills

First in method: 3 & 6. Circled the tower to quarters: 4. 1/2: Pickling.

OXFORD, Lincoln College, Oxon
Sun 26th August 2018 in 42 mins (7-2-4)
1280 Cornwall Surprise Major

1 Lindsay Powell
2 Charlotte Everett
3 David A Jackson
4 Helen V Bond
5 Ryan Mills
6 Simon L Edwards
7 Craig M Robertson
8 Simon A Bond (C)

First in method: 4, 5 & 7. 2/2: Pickled.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 28th August 2018 in 44 mins (7-1-12)
1296 Grandsire Caters

1 David A Jackson
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Charlotte Everett
4 Helen V Bond
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Craig M Robertson
7 Rebecca Gingell
8 John G Pusey
9 Emma Stanford
10 Kitty Gingell

Remembering Clive.

GLOUCESTER & BRISTOL DIOCESAN ASSOCIATION
SWINDON, Christ Church, Wilts
Sat 6th October 2018 in 3h15 (21-3-9)
5057 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Alan M Eyles
2 Daniel P Knight
3 Cynthia E Howell
4 Rosanna Cretney
5 Jeremy A H Samson
6 Brian Harris
7 David C Ockwell
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Stephen H Stanford
10 Valia E Battat

First on ten: 10. Rung on, and to mark, the twentieth anniversary of the induction of the Reverend Simon Stevenette as vicar of Christ Church with St Mary's. The ringers of 3, 5, & 6 rang the same bells to the peal of Swindon Surprise Royal on 6th October 1998.

OXFORD, Magdalen College, Oxon
Sun 11th November 2018 in 55 mins (17-1-7)
1278 Grandsire Caters

1 Katherine A Stonham
2 Charlotte Everett
3 David A Jackson
4 Dorothy G Hall
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Simon L Edwards
7 Hazel M Rothera
8 David C Ockwell
9 Mark D Tarrant
10 David K Barrington

Half-muffled on Remembrance Sunday.

NON ASSOCIATION
WELLS, Cath Ch of S Andrew, Som
Sat 24th November 2018 in 3h41 (56-1-14)
5057 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Craig P Homewood
3 W Nigel G Herriott
4 Annabelle F Frost
5 Paul R Wotton
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Alex Hunt
8 Nigel R Woodruff
9 Andrew P Deamer
10 Matthew C Gardiner

50th peal: 4. 50th together: 1 & 6. For the feast of St Andrew.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Thu 13th December 2018 in 2h55 (7-1-12)
5075 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Michael A Williams
2 Alan M Eyles
3 Jonathan Cresshull
4 David C Ockwell
5 Jeremy R Pratt
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Stuart F Gibson
8 Robin O Hall
9 Bernard J Stone
10 Joanna E Knight

100th peal: 10. 50th as conductor. 50th together: 1 & 9. A belated 75th birthday compliment to Bernard.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 18th December 2018 in 2h41 (7-1-12)
5088 Spliced Surprise Major (4m)
4m: 1632 Cornwall; 1440 Bristol; 1056 Deva; 960 Lessness; 111 com.
Comp. M B Davies

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Stuart F Gibson
3 Simon L Edwards
4 Alan M Eyles
5 Rebecca Gingell
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 J Chapman Knott
8 Stephen M Jones

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Fri 4th January 2019 in 2h53 (15-0-22)
5040 Surprise Minor (7m)
7m: Durham, Lightfoot, Westminster, Bourne, Beverley, Norwich, Cambridge

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Joanna E Knight
3 David C Ockwell
4 Alan M Eyles
5 Robin O Hall
6 Jonathan Cresshull

First on six: 2.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Fri 25th January 2019 in 2h55 (11-2-6)
5022 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Nicola J Turner
2 Alan M Eyles
3 Simon L Edwards
4 David A Jackson
5 Connie M Tongue
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Cameron A Waters
8 Joanna E Knight
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Bernard J Stone

A compliment to Alan on the occasion of his 22nd birthday.

SAINT THOMAS SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 11th February 2019 in 2h42 (11-2-6)
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
Comp. C Middleton & A J Cox

1 Cameron White-Spunner
2 John G Pusey
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Ben White-Horne
5 Rachel Croft
6 Adam D Rebick
7 Dorothy G Hall
8 Joanna E Knight

First peal: 5. First inside: 4. 350th peal: 3. 850th peal in the tower.

CUDDINGTON, S Nicholas, Bucks
Sat 9th March 2019 in 41 mins (9-2-3)
1260 Prattinum Alliance Major

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Patricia M Newton
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Adam D Rebick
5 Christine C Darby
6 Katherine A Stonham
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 Robert H Newton

A 70th birthday compliment to Jeremy Pratt. Get well wishes to Jo Knight, due to be ringing with us this morning, and kudos to Adam for stepping in at the last moment and learning the method. Prattinum A: -36-4-5-6-2-5-6.7 le12

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 12th March 2019 in 47 mins (7-1-12)
1472 Spliced Major (13m)
13m: 192 Bristol Surprise; 128 Cambridge Surprise, Cornwall Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Lancashire Surprise, Lessness Surprise, London Surprise, Superlative Surprise; 96 Double Norwich Court Bob, Yorkshire Surprise; 64 Cooktown Orchid Delight, Deva Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise; 44 com.

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Dorothy G Hall
4 Jonathan Cresshull
5 Rebecca Gingell
6 Alan M Eyles
7 Joanna E Knight
8 J Chapman Knott

Most Spliced: 5. Most Spliced Major: 4 & 6. A farewell compliment to David Jackson, our reserve for this evening's, umm, peal attempt.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 18th March 2019 in 2h49 (11-2-6)
5032 Spliced Surprise Royal (3m)
3m: 1880 Yorkshire; 1680 Bristol; 1472 Littleport Little; 39 com; atw.
Comp. S A Bond & M B Davies

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Alan M Eyles
4 Rebecca Gingell
5 Katherine A Stonham
6 J Chapman Knott
7 Stephen M Jones
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Joanna E Knight
10 Robin O Hall

Celebrating the conductor's 32nd birthday.

BRISTOL SOCIETY
ABINGDON, S Helen, Oxon
Sat 30th March 2019 in 3h15 (16-0-0)
5042 Bristol Surprise Royal
Comp. J M Thurman

1 Ian P Hill
2 Julian O Howes
3 Cameron A Waters
4 Philip D Moyse
5 George M Salter
6 Peter L R Hayward
7 Jonathan D Storey
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Matthew D Dawson
10 Gareth L M Lawson

A 60th birthday compliment to Rebecca Cox.

OXFORD, Cath Ch of Christ, Oxon
Sun 31st March 2019 in 57 mins (31-0-23)
1344 Bristol Surprise Maximus

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Alan M Eyles
3 Rebecca Gingell
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Claire L Pearson
6 David C Ockwell
7 Adam D Rebick
8 David S Phillips
9 Joanna E Knight
10 Christopher I Griggs
11 Mark D Tarrant
12 Jonathan Cresshull

Believed not to be first in method: 6. Dedicated to mothers everywhere, especially Alan's.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Sat 6th April 2019 in 44 mins (7-1-12)
1295 Grandsire Caters

1 Matthew R Johnson
2 Adam D Rebick
3 Simon A Bond (C)
4 Craig M Robertson
5 Claire L Pearson
6 Connie M Tongue
7 Isobel L Fray
8 James R A Dann
9 D Robert C Sworder
10 Harriet J M A Armitage

Circled the tower: 1. 50th of Grandsire Caters: 3. A compliment to Hannah Guggiari and Courtney Spoerer, members of this society, on the occasion of their wedding in Merton College Chapel later today. You're next: 8 & 10.

OXFORD, Carfax Tower, Oxon
Fri 19th April 2019 in 46 mins (15-0-22)
1260 Grandsire Doubles

1 Simon A Bond (C)
2 Christopher I Griggs
3 Helen V Bond
4 Alan M Eyles
5 Robin O Hall
6 Mark D Tarrant

On Good Friday, the bells fully muffled with the tenor open at backstroke.

OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 23rd April 2019 in 48 mins (7-1-12)
1504 Spliced Major (13m)
13m: 192 Bristol Surprise, 160 Lessness Surprise, 128 Cambridge Surprise, Cornwall Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Lancashire Surprise, London Surprise, Superlative Surprise, 96 Deva Surprise, Double Norwich Court Bob, 64 Cooktown Orchid Delight, Kenninghall Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise; 45 com.

1 Joanna E Knight
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 David C Ockwell
4 Dorothy G Hall
5 J Chapman Knott
6 Rebecca Gingell
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Alan M Eyles

Circled the back eight to quarter peals (no, really): 8. Continuing our education.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Tue 30th April 2019 in 2h42 (11-2-6)
5040 Spliced Major (13m)
13m: 672 Bristol Surprise, 448 Cambridge Surprise, Cornwall Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Lancashire Surprise, Lessness Surprise, London Surprise, Superlative Surprise, 336 Double Norwich Court Bob, 224 Cooktown Orchid Delight, Deva Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise; 153 com; atw.
Comp. D F Morrison (No. 8265)

1 Dorothy G Hall
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 David C Ockwell
4 Joanna E Knight
5 Rebecca Gingell
6 J Chapman Knott
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Alan M Eyles

Most Spliced: 5 & 8. Most Spliced Major: 2 and as conductor. In anticipation of a short night's sleep.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Mon 27th May 2019 in 43 mins (11-2-6)
1344 Spliced Surprise Major (7m)
7m: 192 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cornwall, Lessness, London, Superlative, Yorkshire; 39 com.

1 Jonathan D Wright
2 Adam D Rebick
3 Craig M Robertson
4 David S Phillips
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Jonathan C Mills
7 Emma Stanford
8 Alan M Eyles

"Most methods ever": 4. First Core Seven: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Tue 28th May 2019 in 2h44 (11-2-6)
5040 Spliced Major (16m)
16m: 672 Lessness S, 448 Cornwall S, Kenninghall S, London S, Superlative S Ytterbium S, 224 Bristol S, Cambridge S, Cooktown Orchid D, Deva S, Glasgow S, Lancashire S, Venusium S, York S, Yorkshire S, 112 Double Norwich Court B; 153 com; atw.
Comp. D F Morrison (No. 8265)

1 Rebecca Gingell
2 Jonathan Cresshull
3 Alan M Eyles
4 Simon A Bond (C)
5 Dorothy G Hall
6 David C Ockwell
7 Joanna E Knight
8 J Chapman Knott

200th peal: 2. Most Spliced: 3. Most Spliced Major: 2 and as Conductor.

OXFORD, S Thomas M, Oxon
Tue 4th June 2019 in 45 mins (11-2-6)
1344 Spliced Major (17m)
17m: 288 Ealing S; 256 Jovium S; 96 Lessness S, London S, Superlative S, Yorkshire S; 64 Cooktown Orchid D, Cornwall S; 32 Bristol S, Deva S, Double Norwich Court B, Glasgow S, Kenninghall S, Lancashire S, Venusium S, York S, Ytterbium S; 32 com.

1 Katherine A Stonham
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Alan M Eyles
4 Dorothy G Hall
5 Rebecca Gingell
6 David C Ockwell
7 Jonathan Cresshull
8 J Chapman Knott

The state visit of the Society's Commander-in-Chief to our peal band. An "old enough to drive" compliment to Ewan Hull.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 16th July 2019 in 2h48 (7-1-12)
5057 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Michele Winter
2 Stuart F Gibson
3 Timothy G Pett
4 Alan M Eyles
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 John H Napper
7 Claire L Pearson
8 John G Pusey
9 David L Thomas
10 Bernard J Stone

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 30th July 2019 in 2h45 (7-1-12)
5021 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond (5,021 #3 "La Parisienne")

1 Michele Winter
2 Joanna E Knight
3 David L Thomas
4 John H Napper
5 Jonathan Cresshull
6 Alan M Eyles
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Robin O Hall
9 Simon L Edwards
10 Bernard J Stone

Circled the tower: 6.

OXFORD SOCIETY
BAMPTON, S Mary, Oxon
Sat 3rd August 2019 in 3h11 (23-0-4)
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Comp. A G Reading

1 Cynthia E Howell
2 Cameron A Waters
3 Rebecca Gingell
4 Alan M Eyles
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 Jonathan Cresshull
7 Joanna E Knight
8 Mark D Tarrant

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 6th August 2019 in 2h41 (7-1-12)
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Comp. R O Hall (#4)

1 Bernard J Stone
2 Simon A Bond (C)
3 Stuart F Gibson
4 Michele Winter
5 Claire L Pearson
6 John G Pusey
7 Jack E Page
8 Simon L Edwards
9 Alan M Eyles
10 J Chapman Knott

First in method: 5. Circled the tower: 3. 50th on the bells: 2.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 13th August 2019 in 2h33 (7-1-12)
5040 Spliced Major (19m)
19m: 448 Cornwall S, Lessness S, London S, Superlative S; 224 Bristol S, Cambridge S, Cooktown Orchid D, Deva S, Ealing S, Glasgow S, Jovium S, Kenninghall S, Lancashire S, Rook and Gaskill S, Venusium S, York S, Yorkshire S, Ytterbium S; 112 Double Norwich Court B; 153 com; atw.
Comp. D F Morrison (No. 8265)

1 Jonathan Cresshull
2 Joanna E Knight
3 Dorothy G Hall
4 Rebecca Gingell
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 David C Ockwell
7 J Chapman Knott
8 Alan M Eyles

Most Spliced: 4 & 8. Most Spliced Major as conductor. Fewest methods this week: 3. Sustained focus. Belated birthday compliments to Sarah Ockwell.

OXFORD SOCIETY
OXFORD, S Mary Magd, Oxon
Tue 20th August 2019 in 2h43 (7-1-12)
5022 Grandsire Caters
Comp. S A Bond

1 Michele Winter
2 David L Thomas
3 David C Ockwell
4 Alan M Eyles
5 Josie S Irving
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Craig M Robertson
8 Stuart F Gibson
9 Robin O Hall
10 John G Pusey

The 500th towerbell peal in the tower. Circled the tower: 10. First of Caters: 7. With best wishes to all Bernards, wherever they may be, on the Feast of St Bernard.

Page loaded in 0.024 seconds.