Reports of Peals and Quarters

From the footnotes

Wednesday 2nd July. A quarter peal was rung at Wisbech, for the Wisbech Rose Fair. This was a first quarter on more than 6 bells for David Appleby.

Thursday 9th January. A quarter peal was rung at Shouldham in memory of Betty Matthews (95), long-serving parishioner, PCC member and a former ringer whose funeral took place here on 8th January.


Sunday 29th December. A quarter peal was rung at St Wendreda, March to welcome the new priest in charge, Rev Clifford Stocking, and also to celebrate the birth of Eva Jennifer Gayford

Monday 17th June. Congratulations to John Anderson on ringing his first quarter peal away from cover at Denver. The quarter was rung as a get-well compliment to Brenda Holland.

Sunday 2nd June: A quarter peal was rung at Walpole St Peter in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II; also on the day of the Licensing of Fr. Neil Batcock as Priest in Charge of this Parish and S. Mary's, West Walton; and to give thanks for yet another wonderful flower festival in this church.

The Downham Market peal band,
Saturday 1st June: A peal was rung at Downham Market by mainly local members of the Society of Royal Cumberland Youths to mark the Golden Wedding anniversary of Janet and Philip Waterfield.

Monday 25th Feb: Congratulations to James Richardson of March on ringing his first quarter peal at Chatteris. This was a practice night quarter with a 50/50 band of Chatteris and March ringers as the March ringers are visiting Chatteris while their church is closed for works on the heating.


Thursday 6th Dec 2012: Congratulations to Ted Smith on ringing his first quarter peal at Shouldham.

Monday 4th June 2012: A quarter peal of Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Bob Doubles was rung at Wisbech St Mary, for the Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II. It was conducted by Pauline O'Neill and was a first quarter for the rest of the band - Jeanette Cox, Bob Cox, David Appleby, Roger Embling and Alan Pateman. Congratulations to all.