Association Peal Record 2017


Welshpool (St Mary of the Salutation), Powys
Wednesday 1st March 2017 in 2 hours and 54 minutes (12-0-12)
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major (Composed by D Morrison no.1947)

1. Alwyn R Lewis
2. Helen Phillips (C)
3. Andrew C John
4. Peter L Furniss
5. Ian P Hastilow
6. Barry J Hayman
7. Neil Bennett
8. Andrew J Phillips

For St. David's Day.

Porthmadog (St John the Divine), Gwynedd
Friday, 12 May 2017 in 2 hrs 47 mins (11–2–19 in G)
5056 Plain Bob Major (Composed by John Pritchard)

1. Beverley J Furniss
2. Alan Regin
3. Martin J Brown
4. Peter J Thomson
5. Antony P Diserens
6. Gavin E Price
7. Thomas D Miles
8. Peter L Furniss (C)

Rung to commemorate the death of Third Engineer Idris Percy Thomas on the 12th May 1917. 
Idris was the only casualty when his ship, the SS Wirral, was torpedoed by the U-19 in the Norwegian Sea. 
He was a ringer at this tower ringing two peals on these bells.
Also in memory of Bill Kitchen for many years Tower Captain at Porthmadog, who died on April 26th

Chirk (St Mary), Wrexham
Thursday, 25 May 2017 in 2 hours 46 mins (7–2–8 in A♭)
5040 Plain Bob Minor 7 different extents.

1Beverley J Furniss
2Christopher D Parker
3Christopher Cawood
4Peter J Woollam
5Peter L Furniss (C)
6Thomas D Miles

Rung immediately following the minute`s silence in memory of the victims of the Manchester bombing. 
To celebrate Ascension Day. "In Christ shall all be made alive".
First of Minor - 3.

Chirk (St Mary), Wrexham
Saturday, 26 August 2017 in 2h 39m (7–2–8 in A♭)
5040 Minor (3m) Two extents each of Cambridge S and Kent T.B. and three of Plain Bob.

1Nicola J Galton
2Jack R Bendrey
3Beverley J Furniss
4David T G Jones
5Peter J Thomson
6Peter L Furniss (C)

Most methods - 5.