10th November 2016

Peal Record Performance

Bath & Wells Diocesan Association

Marston Bigot

Somerset, Pig-le-Tower

On Sunday 29 September 2002, in 4 hours and 54 minutes

Tenor: 20lbs

12,768 Somerset Surprise Major

Composed by Anthony J Cox

1Brian J Woodruffe (C)
2Jenny M A Astridge
3Adrian P Beck
4Jane D Johnston
5Christopher R Field
6Robert E Beck
7Ceri J Dodd
8Andrew J Palk

The longest peal in the method. Completes the Surprise Major Alphabet to peals of more than 10000 changes: 8. The Surprise Major Alphabet has now been rung on these bells to Record Length peals

Umpires

Margaret E L Chapman
Sheila Matthews

Composition

12768 Somerset Surprise Major by Anthony J Cox

234567 4 M 5 I W B H ----------------------------------- 52436 - (52436) - - - 764253 - - 2 476253 ss - 374562 - - 436752 - - 346275 - - s 25463 s3rds ss 34625 s s 45362 - 2 34256 - - 23645 - - ----------------------------------- 3 part. 72 cru's.

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