Huntsham - Peals & Quarter Peals

As far as we can tell, the following is a complete record of all the peals rung at Huntsham. The Felstead records show two earlier 'peals', neither of which can be accepted as a true peal.

Huntsham peal board

1. 2 February 1875 5040 Grandsire Triples (CB V 127)

A. Davy Treble
H. Payne 2
J. Norrish 3
C.A.W. Troyte 4
W. Chilcot 5
H. Tucker 6
J.E. Troyte 7 (Cond)
S. Davey 8

There is a peal board in the tower with the following footnote:
'. This is the first true and complete Peal rung on these bells .' There had been several previous attempts, one of which went full length but did not come round.

2. 29 March 1875 5120 Kent treble Bob Major (CB V 211)

J. Norrish Treble
H. Payne 2
W. Bannister 3 (Cond)
J. E. Troyte 4
W. Chilcott 5
W. Chave 6
H. Tucker 7
C.A.W. Troyte 8

3. 13 November 1875 5040 Grandsire Triples (CB V 617)

J. Chave Treble
H. Payne 2
A. Davey 3
H. Tucker 4
W. Chilcott 5
W. Chave 6
C.A.W. Troyte 7 (Cond)
T. Winsley 8

4. 5 February 1877 5040 Grandsire Triples (CB VII 135)

J. Chave Treble
H. Payne 2
W. Chave 3
A. Davey 4
W. Chilcott 5
H. Tucker 6
C.A.W. Troyte 7 (Cond)
S. Davey 8

5. 18 December 1877 5040 Grandsire Triples (CB VIII 39)

W. Heard Treble
H. Payne 2
H. Tucker 3
C. Daniel 4
W.B. Fulford 5
W. Chave 6
C.A.W. Troyte 7 (Cond)
H. Hippisle 8

18Dec1877 peal board

6. 20 August 1878 5056 Kent Treble Bob Major (CB VIII 459)

J. Field Treble
H. Payne 2
G. H. Phillott 3
R. Acland Troyte 4
J. Chave 5
C. Davies 6
C.A.W. Troyte 7
J.W. Snowdon 8 (Cond)

7. 19 August 1879 5040 Stedman Triples (CB IX 463)

H. Tucker Treble
H. Payne 2
W. S. Willett 3
C. Davies 4
J. Chave 5
J. Field 6 (Cond)
C.A.W. Troyte 7
G. Coleridge 8

8. 30 September 1880 5040 Grandsire Triples (CB X 733)

J. Heard Treble
J. Field 2 (Cond)
H. Tucker 3
H. Payne 4
W. Heard 5
G.F. Coleridge 6
W.B. Fulford 7
S. Herbert 8

9. 25 December 1883 5040 Grandsire Triples

J. Chave jun Treble
H. Payne 2
W. Heard 3
J. Chave sen 4
J. Heard 5
J. Davey 6
H. Tucker 7 (Cond)
B. Vickery 8

10. 15 September 1884 5040 Grandsire Triples

J. Chave jun Treble
H. Payne 2
W. Heard 3
H. Tucker 4 (Cond)
H. Redwood 5
J. Heard 6
E. Bishop 7 (a note says from Reading)
S. Davey 8

11. 9 August 1923 5040 Grandsire Triples (Parker's 6 part)

C. Knowles Treble
R. Grater 2
E. Richards 3
H. Page 4
F. Viney 5
J. Elsworthy 6
F. Chamberlain 7 (Cond)
J. Bowerman 8

12. 3 March 1945 5040 Grandsire Doubles

J. Davey Treble
W. Stevens 2
S. Bristow 3
C. Kelland 4
J. Kelland 5 (Cond)
T. Aldridge 6

13. 2 November 1946 5040 Grandsire Triples (Parker's 12 part)

S. Bristow Treble
A. Truman 2
H. Purchase 3
C. Stevens 4
C.W.J. Tarr 5
J. Kelland 6
A. H. Read 7 (Cond)
H. Commins 8

14. 7 August 1965 5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major (RW 65/566)

D. John Hunt Treble (Cond)
Gillian M. Hussey 2
Alan Tubb 3
Elisabeth A.B Bowden 4
Richard J. Bowden 5
Patrick J. Bird 6
Brian J. Wylde 7
Frank D. Mack 8

15. 1 October 1972 5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major (RW 72/999)

Jack L. Millhouse Treble
Arthur V. Pearson 2
Clifford Skidmore 3
Norman J. Goodman 4
Terry R. Hampton 5
George E. Fearn 6
Eric J. Gilbert 7
Stephen J. Ivin 8 (Cond)

16. 1 April 1975 5088 Lincolnshire Surprise Major (RW 75/489)

William A. Throw Treble
Richard J. Clifton 2
Robert Pepper 3
W. Ernest Rawson 4
Andrew Ball 5
Frank Chambers 6
David A. Hiorns 7
Derek P. Jones 8 (Cond)

17. 6 May 1979 5040 Grandsire Triples (RW 79/545)

John Hutchings Treble (Cond)
Pauline C. Champion 2
John N. Longridge 3
Alison K. Surry 4
Barry J. Fry 5
John P. Colliss 6
Roy Le Marechal 7
Michael E.C. Mears 8

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