10th November 2016

Peal Record Performance

Leicester Diocesan Guild


Leicestershire, 150 Narborough Road South

On Sunday 28 September 1947, in 3 hours and 20 minutes

Tenor: 15

5,280 Cambridge Surprise Maximus

Composed by Joseph W Parker

1-2Peter J Staniforth
3-4Jill Poole
5-6Harold J Poole (C)
7-8Walter P Whitehead
9-10Alfred Ballard
11-12Edward R Whitehead

This is the first peal of Surprise Maximus ever to be accomplished on handbells, and the coursing order of the bells was checked throughout by the umpire.


Joseph S Carter

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