10th November 2016

Peal Record Performance

Birmingham Amalgamated Society

Birmingham

Warwickshire, The Hope and Anchor, Fisher Street

On Tuesday 16 October 1883, in 4 hours and 55 minutes

Tenor: 15

10,176 Grandsire Major

Composed by John Carter

1-2Thomas Russam
3-4John Carter (C)
5-6Thomas Miller
7-8Joseph W Cattle

This is the longest peal ever rung upon handbells, likewise in the method.

Umpires

A Jones
H Bastable
J Buffery
T Reynolds
J Perry
R Hackley
A Hackley
J Callaghan
W Baldwin

Composition

10176 Grandsire Major by John Carter

23456 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 --------------------------- 34625 s - - - - - | 46235 s - | 62435 - |A 43265 - - | 35246 s s - - - - | --------------------------- 54326 A --------------------------- 43652 s - - - - - | 36542 s - | 65342 - |B 34562 - - | 24536 s s | --------------------------- 34256 B --------------------------- 6 part, calling bob for last single in parts 3 and 6. Contains 120 course ends.

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