10th November 2016

Peal Record Performance

Chester Diocesan Guild


Leicestershire, Bellfoundry

On Saturday 20 April 1968, in 9 hours and 10 minutes

Tenor: 6½

18,000 Cambridge Surprise Royal

Composed by Robert B Smith

1Brian J Woodruffe
2Geoffrey R Parker
3Jeffrey Brannan
4Simon Humphrey
5Richard S Starkie
6Michael W Crowder
7Alan F Schofield
8Basil Jones
9Brian Harris
10Robert B Smith (C)

This is the greatest number of changes ever rung to a peal of Surprise Royal, to a peal of Royal on tower bells, and to Cambridge Surprise.


Lawrence J Haines

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