Peal Record Performance

Winchester and Portsmouth D G

Southampton

Hampshire, 29 Hanley Road

On Saturday 2 April 1977, in 11 hours and 8 minutes

Tenor: 13

25,088 Plain Bob Major

Composed by William S Croft

1-2James S Croft
3-4John S Croft
5-6Edward J Futcher
7-8William S Croft (C)

The longest handbell peal yet rung, and the third longest peal ever.

Umpires

Christopher Newbold
Graham Nabb
Alan Elsmore
Kenneth Croft

Composition

40320 Plain Bob Major by William S Croft 23456 W M H ----------------- 62435 - 3* 36425 - 3 43562 - - ss 42365 2 - ----------------- 12 part, calling 3* as -S- in parts 1 and 7, and calling single for last bob Home in parts 3, 6, 9 and 12. In addition, call 3 bobs at 5ths in every course. For 25088, call 7 parts as above, then call 42356 W V M H ----------------- 34625 - 3 - 64523 3 - 54326 3 - 25346 - 3 23456 - 2 -----------------