Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5552 (September 22 2017) and in the two preceding issues


KIMBER. We regret to announce the passing of Jean Kimber of Beddington, Surrey, on 29th August following a short illness. The funeral will be held on 22nd September at Croydon Crematorium at 10:45, followed by a service at St Mary’s Beddington at noon (ringing from 11:30). Further details from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Nick and Chris Kimber.     [6071]

JOHN SANSOM 1929 – 2017 died peacefully in his sleep on 4th September. He learnt to ring in 1943 at Norwood Green in Middlesex and later rang at Heston, Berkhamsted and Aston Clinton. He was elected to the Ancient Society of College Youths in April 1947. For many years, he was a member of the Middlesex and Hertfordshire Associations. The funeral service is at Chilterns Crematorium on Monday 25th September at 11.45am.   [6070]

FREDERICK R. HARRIS. Fred Harris, former ringer and organist at Eardisland and longstanding peal ringer for the Herefordshire Guild, died on August 31st. Enquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .[6067]

PEMBLETON. Fred passed away Monday 4th September 2017             [6068]

Funeral Announcements

The funeral of FRED PEMBLETON, Bellhanger of Glapwell, Derbyshire, will take place at St John the Baptist, Ault Hucknall (S44 5QH) on Friday 29th September at 10.30am and then at Mansfield & District Crematorium, Derby Road, Mansfield (NG18 5BJ) at 11.45am. After the crematorium, there will be a reception at “The Shoulder” at Hardstoft S45 8AF to which all are invited. All friends welcome.              [6074]

MIRIAM CLARK. Miriam’s funeral is Tues 26th September at 2pm at Elstow Abbey. S. Stanford.               [6072]

Change of Address


For sale / wanted

Set of 8 J Shaw Son & Co Ltd HANDBELLS. Tenor 17 in G. Excellent condition. Offers invited. Further information contact 07759 139317.         [6073]

WHITECHAPEL HANDBELLS. Boxed 56No. (plus 8No.) Bells – Essex.Whitechapel 4½ chromatic octaves 29C to 04G (Octaves 3 4 5 6 and Part 7) 12No. Bells – 29C to 23B in two Newman Cases. 44 No. Bells – 22C to O1G in four Whitechapel Cases. 8No. Bells – 15C (x2) 15C# 12F# (x2) 11G (x2). Excellent condition. Offers above £10,000. Contact: Andy Belcham 07946 343687 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.           [6065]

University Announcements

Guild / Association Announcements

Long Length Attempts

I wish to give notice of an attempt to ring 25,200 SPLICED TREBLE DODGING MINOR (in 210 methods, all the work), on Saturday 30th September at St Paul’s, Birmingham, starting at 8am. Simon Linford.   [6069]

I wish to give notice of an attempt to ring 10360 NOVA DELIGHT ROYAL at Basingstoke (All Saints), Hampshire on Saturday 23/09/2017 starting at 10:00. Ian Fielding.            [6066]

Weekday Meetings and Practices

NORTHANTS MIDWEK GROUP. Wednesday 4th October at Ringstead (NN14 4DH) 2-4pm. Method Norwich Surprise Minor. All abilities welcome.   [3075]

TAW TORRIDGE & TAMAR MIDWEEK GROUP. Thursday 28th September. 11.30am Bodmin, 2.30pm Lanivet. All welcome.     3072

Meetings on Saturday September 9

ST DAVID’S GUILD. Monthly Practice for September is a Joint Practice with Swansea & Brecon, Llandaff & Monmouth Guild of Bellringers. 09 September 2017, Llandaff Cathedral, 2.30-4.30pm. All ringers welcome, all standards will be accommodated.            [3061]

Meetings on Saturday September 16

CHESTER D.G. Wirral Branch. Combined Practice. St Francis Xavier (L3 8DR) 10am - 12, followed by ROCK FERRY (CH42 1PY) 2-4 pm. Lunch at The Refreshment Rooms (Rock Ferry) 12.30pm. For food & further details please contact Randle 07854-633185.         [3062]

DERBY D.A. Peak District. Saturday 16 September. Meeting at Brackenfield (6) 5.45-6.45pm and Ashover (10) 7-8.30pm. All welcome.             [3063]

DERBY D.A. Southern District. Meeting at Alvaston (6) 7pm until 8.30pm. All welcome.   [3064]

SDGR. Calne Branch. Practice and Games Evening on 16th September at Compton Bassett. Ringing at 15:30, Service at 16:30. Bring and Share tea followed by games evening in Compton Bassett Village Hall. All welcome.              [3065]

Meetings on Saturday September 23

SALISBURY DIOCESAN GUILD OF RINGERS. Mere Branch. A Quarterly Meeting will be held on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at Silton, Dorset. Ringing at St Nicholas’s Church from 2.30pm to 4pm. This will be followed by a service at 4pm in the church and then the tea and meeting at the village hall. (Church postcode SP8 5PR, hall: SP8 5PN.) Parking available near the church at Manor Farm and at the Village Hall. The Mere Branch Striking Competition will follow the meeting and be held at St Nicholas.         [3073]

S&NDG. Mansfield District. Evening Meeting, Mansfield, Saturday 23rd September, 7pm.               [3074]

BEDFORDSHIRE ASSOCIATION. Luton District. Evening Ringing Meeting at Totternhoe (8) 7-8.30pm. All welcome.     [3068]

LACR. Fylde Branch. St Joseph, Ansdell (8), NB 4-6pm.      [3069]

PDG. Culworth Branch. Practice will be on Saturday 23rd Sept at Greatworth from 7.30 to 9pm. All are welcome.    [3070]

CHESTER DIOCESAN GUILD. Saturday 23rd September 2017.AGM and 6 bell Striking Competition at Poynton. Draw at 2pm followed by competition ringing. Service 4pm followed by tea and meeting. Names for tea to Rosemary Spencer 01625 874223 by Tuesday 19th Sept. Evening ringing to be announced at the meeting.              [3066]

Meetings on Saturday September 30

LADIES’ GUILD. Central District. Meeting 30 September 2017. St Giles, Chalfont St Giles HP8 4QF 10-11am. St Peter, Chalfont St Peter SL9 9SS 11.30am-12.30pm. Lunch at a pub in Denham. St Mary’s, Denham UB9 5BH 2.15-3.15pm. Please confirm if coming to lunch to C. Carpenter 01753 643887, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . All welcome.[3076]

PDG. Culworth Branch. 8bell Practice will be on Saturday 30th September from 7.30 to 9pm at Kings Sutton. All are welcome.    [3077]

SOCIETY OF SHERWOOD YOUTHS. Outing to Warwickshire. 1st tower Coleshill – 13:00, etc. All welcome. For full details see            [3078]

LADIES’ GUILD. Marches District. 10:00-11:00 Allensmore, HR2 9AG. 11:30-12:30 Abbey Dore, HR2 0AA. Lunch, The Bullring, Kingstone, HR2 9HE. 14:30-16:00 Kingstone, HR2 9EZ.         [3071]

Meetings on Saturday October 14

OSWY STREET MEMORIAL CUP an Open Contest on six bells, Saturday 14th October, at East Drayton, 2.30pm start. Names of teams and names for tea to Nick Parkes 01777 248507, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , by Friday 6th October. Rules available               [3067]

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