2007

Quarter Peals 2007

Hilary Term

1 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 14 January 2007 in 0h41 (11)
1260 Grandsire triples

1 James C Marchbank
2 Hugh JW Wilkinson
3 D Robert C Sworder
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Michael O'Hagan
6 Simon A Bond (C)
7 Nicholas J Balderson
8 Jennifer CE Lane

First triples as conductor.

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2 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 16 January 2007 in 0h41 (7)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Major

1 Hugh JW Wilkinson
2 Caroline H Lee
3 Jennifer CE Lane
4 Michael O'Hagan
5 Alexander J Dicks
6 Nicholas J Balderson (C)
7 Simon A Bond
8 James C Marchbank

First surprise: 5
First in method: 4

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3 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 21 January 2007 in 0h40 (11)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise major

1 James C Marchbank
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Hugh JW Wilkinson
5 Luke O Camden
6 Jennifer CE Lane (C)
7 Simon A Bond
8 Nicholas J Balderson

First on 8: 5
First of major as conductor
First in method: 2

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4 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Monday, 22 January 2007 in 0h44 (11)
1259 Grandsire caters

1 Claire L Thomson
2 James C Marchbank
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Jennifer CE Lane
5 Caroline H Lee
6 D Robert C Sworder
7 Nicholas J Balderson (C)
8 Hugh JW Wilkinson
9 Mark A Bell
10 Christopher J Backhouse

First as conductor on 10

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5 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 23 January 2007 in 0h41 (7)
1287 Stedman caters

1 Claire L Thomson
2 Michael A Williams
3 Jennifer CE Lane
4 Michael O'Hagan
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Mark A Bell (C)
7 Hugh JW Wilkinson
8 James C Marchbank
9 Simon A Bond
10 Nicholas J Balderson

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6 Oxford, Oxon
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 28 January 2007 in 0h42 (11)
1264 Plain bob major

1 Simon A Bond
2 Sian J Haseldine
3 D Robert C Sworder
4 Alexander J Dicks
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Luke O Camden
7 Hugh JW Wilkinson (C)
8 James C Marchbank

First on eight: 2.
Rung for the 175th anniversary of the birth of C Lutwidge Dodgson.

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7 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 30 January 2007 in 0h39 (7)
1280 Belfast Surprise Major

1 Jennifer CE Lane
2 Claire L Thomson
3 James C Marchbank
4 Hugh JW Wilkinson
5 Nicholas J Balderson
6 Simon A Bond
7 Mark A Bell (C)
8 Michael A Williams

First in method: 5

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8 Oxford, Oxon.
Carfax Tower
Friday, 2nd February 2007 in 0h42 (15)
1260 Double Oxford Bob Minor

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Jennifer CE Lane
3 Hugh JW Wilkinson
4 Mark A Bell
5 Simon A Bond (C)
6 James C Marchbank

Rung by a band of past and present OUS masters and librarians to mark the start of the OUSCR Annual Dinner weekend.

First in method - 3
First minor as C

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9 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Monday 5th February 2007 in 0h43 (11)
1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal

1 Claire L Thomson
2 James C Marchbank
3 Sarah A Taylor
4 Hugh JW Wilkinson
5 Jennifer CE Lane
6 Luke O Camden
7 Michael A Williams
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Mark A Bell
10 Nicholas J Balderson

First on 10 - 6 and as C
First blows in m - 5 & 6

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10 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 13 February 2007 in 0h41 (7)
1280 Superlative Surprise Major

1 Sian J Haseldine
2 Claire L Thomson
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Nicholas J Balderson
6 Luke O Camden
7 Simon A Bond
8 James C Marchbank (C)

First treble bob: 1
First Superlative: 6

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11 Marston, Oxon.
St Nicholas
Saturday, 17th February 2007 in 0h37 (5)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1 Caroline H Lee
2 Hugh JW Wilkinson
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Luke O Camden
5 Adam M Ellis
6 James C Marchbank (C)

First quarter peal: 5
Rung on OUSCR quarter peal day.

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12 Oxford, Oxon.
Keble College (Liddon 3809)
Saturday, 17th February 2007 in 0h38 (15 in C)
1264 Plain Bob Major

1-2 Mark A Bell (C)
3-4 Simon A Bond
5-6 Michael A Williams
7-8 Nicholas J Balderson

First on 8 in hand: 3-4 & 7-8.
Rung on OUSCR quarter peal day.
In memory of the broadcaster Sheridan Morley who died yesterday, educated at Merton College.

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13 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Monday 19th February 2007 in 0h43 (11)
1282 Swindon Surprise Royal

1 Claire L Thomson
2 Michael A Williams (C)
3 Sarah A Taylor
4 Jennifer CE Lane
5 Hugh JW Wilkinson
6 James C Marchbank
7 Simon A Bond
8 Jonathan Cresshull
9 Nicholas J Balderson
10 Mark A Bell

1st blows in m by all. 800th Quarter: 2.
A 60th birthday compliment to John Ascroft, tower captain of Penwortham, Lancashire.
With the band's best wishes to Katie Chambers and Chris Poole for their forthcoming wedding.

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14 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 25th February 2007 in 0h42 (11)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor

1 Sarah A Taylor
2 Stephen J Ivin
3 Hugh JW Wilkinson
4 Luke O Camden
5 James C Marchbank
6 Simon A Bond (C)

With the band's compliments to Chris Backhouse - hope we didn't disturb you.

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15 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 27 February 2007 in 0h40 (7)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Nicholas J Balderson
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Hugh JW Wilkinson
5 Alexander J Dicks
6 Luke O Camden
7 Jennifer CE Lane (C)
8 Simon A Bond

First in method:5
A birthday compliment to Nick Balderson

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Trinity Term

1 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 22 April 2007 in 0h42 (11)
1250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major

1 Stephen J Ivin
2 D Robert C Sworder
3 Sarah A Taylor
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Hugh JW Wilkinson
6 Luke O Camden
7 James C Marchbank
8 Simon A Bond (C)

A 20th birthday compliment to the ringer of the 2nd.
1st in m: 6.

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2 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen (Ringing Chamber)
Tuesday, 24 April 2007 in 0h48 (15 in C)
1440 Kent Treble Bob Royal

1-2 Simon A Bond
3-4 Mark A Bell (C)
5-6 Michael A Williams
7-8 Marika Pascovitch
9-10 Nicholas J Balderson

First on 10 in hand for all except 3-4, first of treble bob in hand - 1-2, 9-10

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3 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 24 April 2007 in 0h42 (7)
1250 Rutland Surprise Major

1 Simon A Bond
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Jennifer CE Lane
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Nicholas J Balderson
6 Luke O Camden
7 Hugh JW Wilkinson (C)
8 James C Marchbank

1st in m: 2,6.

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4 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas
Sunday, 29 April 2007 in 0h41 (11)
1320 London Surprise Minor

1 Luke O Camden
2 Christopher J Backhouse
3 Nicholas J Balderson
4 Hugh JW Wilkinson
5 Simon A Bond
6 James C Marchbank (C)

1st in m: 2

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5 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Monday, 30 April 2007 in 0h39 (7)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles

1 Sian A Haseldine
2 Sarah A Taylor
3 Jennifer CE Lane
4 Caroline H Lee (C)
5 Claire L Thomson
6 Marika Pascovitch

The OUS girly quarter

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6 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Monday 30 April 2007 in 0h45 (11)
1282 Yorkshire Surprise Royal

1 James C Marchbank
2 Simon A Bond
3 Nicholas J Balderson (C)
4 Michael A Williams
5 Hugh JW Wilkinson
6 Christopher J Backhouse
7 Oliver T Lomax
8 Luke O Camden
9 Jonathan Cresshull
10 Mark A Bell

Yorkshire - it's not for girls.

First in method: 8.
Circled the tower to 10-bell quarters: 4.
Circled the tower to quarters of Surprise Royal: 1.

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7 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 8 May 2007 in 0h45 (7)
1344 London Surprise Major

1 Luke O Camden
2 Claire L Thomson
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Simon A Bond
5 Hugh JW Wilkinson
6 Christopher J Backhouse
7 Nicholas J Balderson
8 James C Marchbank (C)

First of London: 3
Completes the standard 8 to quarters: 6

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8 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 13 May 2007 in 0h43 (11)
1260 Grandsire Triples

1 Christopher J Backhouse
2 D Robert C Sworder
3 Sarah A Taylor
4 Sian J Haseldine
5 Luke O Camden
6 James C Marchbank (C)
7 Simon A Bond
8 Hugh JW Wilkinson

First of triples: 4
First Grandsire as conductor
First as cover

100th quarter in Oxford city centre: 6
75th quarter in Oxford city centre: 7

A birthday compliment to Henry Coggill.
A Christening compliment to Arthur Peter Hall.
A finishing exams compliment to Sarah Taylor.

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9 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Monday 14 May 2007 in 0h45 (11)
1282 Spliced Cambridge and Yorkshire Surprise Royal

1 Claire L Thomson
2 Jennifer CE Lane
3 James C Marchbank
4 Mark A Bell (C)
5 Sarah A Taylor
6 Luke O Camden
7 Hugh JW Wilkinson
8 Simon A Bond
9 Nicholas J Balderson
10 Michael A Williams

First of spliced: 6. First of spliced royal: 2, 5 & 7. 50th together: 7 & 8.

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10 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen (Ringing Chamber)
Wednesday, 16 May 2007 in 0h49 (15 in C)
1440 Kent Treble Bob Royal

1-2 Mark A Bell (C)
3-4 Michael A Williams
5-6 Simon A Bond
7-8 Nicholas J Balderson
9-10 Marika Pascovitch

First without moving hands: 3-4. 50th together: 3-4 & 5-6.

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11 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 20 May 2007 in 0h42 (11)
1282 Spliced Surprise Major (2m: 640 Yorkshire, 642 Cambridge; 6 com)

1 Hugh JW Wilkinson
2 Alexander J Dicks
3 James C Marchbank
4 Sarah A Taylor
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Nicholas J Balderson
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)

Rung to welcome the Bishop of Ebbsfleet to St Thomas'.

First Spliced: 2 and as C
First Spliced Major: 7

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12 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 22 May 2007 in 0h44 (7)
1287 Stedman Caters

1 Mark A Bell (C)
2 Claire L Thomson
3 Hugh JW Wilkinson
4 James C Marchbank
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Michael O'Hagan
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond
9 Nicholas J Balderson
10 Alexander J Dicks

First of Stedman: 7.
A silver wedding anniversary compliment to Michael and Jacqueline Bond.

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13 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday 27 May 2007 in 0h43 (11)
1260 Plain Bob Royal

1 Simon A Bond
2 Jennifer CE Lane
3 Sarah D Franklin
4 D Robert C Sworder
5 Christopher J Backhouse
6 Luke O Camden
7 Hugh JW Wilkinson
8 Alexander J Dicks
9 Nicholas J Balderson (C)
10 James C Marchbank

A wedding compliment to Olly and Mary Cross.

First of Royal: 3, 4, 8.
First in method: 5, 6, 7, 9.
Circled the tower: 1.
75th quarter: 7.

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14 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 29 May 2007 in 0h43 (7)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major ( 5m: 480 Rutland, 320 Superlative, 160 each Cambridge, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire; 35 com. )

1 Alexander J Dicks
2 Claire L Thomson
3 Sarah A Taylor
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Mark A Bell
6 Nicholas J Balderson
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)

A birthday compliment to Caroline Lee, 21 yesterday.

Most spliced: 3, 4, 7 and as C

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15 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 5 June 2007 in 0h39 (7)
1280 London Surprise Major

1 Claire L Thomson
2 Nicholas J Balderson
3 Hugh JW Wilkinson
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 James C Marchbank
6 Luke O Camden
7 Mark A Bell (C)
8 Simon A Bond

1st in m: 6

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16 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Monday 11 June 2007 in 0h43 (11)
1296 Ashford Little Bob Caters

1 Jonathan Cresshull
2 Claire L Thomson
3 James C Marchbank
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Mark A Bell
6 Caroline H Lee
7 Michael O'Hagan
8 Simon A Bond
9 Michael A Williams (C)
10 Luke O Camden

First in m for all.

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17 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 12 June 2007 in 0h44 (7)
1296 Grandsire caters

1 Claire L Thomson
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Hugh JW Wilkinson
4 Lucy M Bricheno
5 Caroline H Lee
6 Nicholas J Balderson (C)
7 Christopher J Backhouse
8 Luke O Camden
9 Simon A Bond
10 Alexander J Dicks

Last towerbell quarter as an OUS resident: 6.

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18 Oxford, Oxon.
Christ Church (Ringing Chamber)
Tuesday, 19 June 2007 in 0h31 (11 in G)
1320 Kent Treble Bob Minor

1-2 Nicholas J Balderson
3-4 Simon A Bond
5-6 Mark A Bell (C)

Finally!!

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19 Oxford, Oxon.
Flat 2, 2A Lincoln Road
Tuesday, 21 August 2007 in 0h34 (15 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Christopher I Griggs
3-4 Marika Pascovitch
5-6 Michael A Williams (C)

1st in hand: 1-2.
1st minor on an inside bell: 2.

Believed to be the first in the house.
A silver wedding anniversary compliment to David and Hillarie Griggs.

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Michaelmas Term

1 Oxford, Oxon.
Flat D, 46 Richmond Road
Thursday, 4 October 2007 in 0h30 (15 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Lucy M Bricheno
3-4 Michael A Williams (C)
5-6 Luke O Camden

1st in hand: 5-6

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2 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen (Ringing Chamber)
Sunday, 7 October 2007 in 0h32 (15 in B)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Simon A Bond
3-4 Michael A Williams (C)
5-6 James C Marchbank

1st in hand on the mainland: 5-6.

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3 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 9 October 2007 in 0h42 (7)
1250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Claire L Bell
3 Stephen J D Dann
4 Hugh J W Wilkinson
5 Alexander J Dicks
6 Robert S Wallis
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond (C)

Rung prior to the first general practice of the academic year to welcome those ringers joining the OUS this term.

First Surprise Major: 3.
First with this surname: 2.

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4 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen (Ringing Chamber)
Thursday 11 October 2007 in 0h34 (14 in D)
1260 Plain Bob Minor

1-2 Christopher I Griggs
3-4 Michael A Williams
5-6 Simon A Bond (C)

First in hand as C.

To mark the 2nd anniversary (tomorrow) of Chris's first bell handling lesson in this tower. Also to build up a thirst for the Oxford beer festival.

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5 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Monday 15 October 2007 in 0h44 (11)
1282 Cambridge S Royal

1 Claire L Bell
2 Hugh JW Wilkinson
3 Lucy M Bricheno
4 Caroline H Lee
5 James C Marchbank (C)
6 Luke O Camden
7 Jennifer CE Lane
8 Michael A Williams
9 Mark A Bell
10 Simon A Bond

100th together: 5 and 10

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6 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 21 October 2007 in 0h42 (11)
1280 Yorkshire Surprise Major

1 Sian J Haseldine
2 Hugh J W Wilkinson
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Robert S Wallis
5 Caroline H Lee (C)
6 Stephen J D Dann
7 Luke O Camden
8 Simon A Bond

First in method: 6

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7 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen (Ringing Chamber)
Tuesday, 23 October 2007 in 0h52 (15 in G)
1440 Kent Treble Bob Royal

1-2 Mark A Bell (C)
3-4 Simon A Bond
5-6 Michael A Williams
7-8 Marika Pascovitch
9-10 Lucy M Bricheno

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8 Oxford, Oxon.
New College
Sunday 28 October 2007 in 0h45 (20)
1282 Yorkshire S Royal

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Jennifer CE Lane
3 Claire L Bell
4 Hugh JW Wilkinson
5 Simon L Edwards
6 Luke O Camden
7 Mark A Bell (C)
8 Simon A Bond
9 James C Marchbank
10 Michael A Williams

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9 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 30 October 2007 in 0h43 (7)
1260 Grandsire triples

1 Claire L Bell
2 Michael O'Hagan
3 Alexander J Dicks
4 Christopher I Griggs
5 Robert S Wallis
6 James C Marchbank (C)
7 Simon A Bond
8 Luke O Camden

First inside on 8: 4.
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10 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 4 November 2007 in 0h38 (11)
1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor

1 Robert S Wallis
2 Alexander J Dicks
3 Stephen J D Dann
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 Luke O Camden
6 James C Marchbank (C)
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11 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Tuesday 6 November 2007 in 0h44 (11)
1287 Stedman Caters

1 Claire L Bell
2 Michael A Williams
3 Michael O'Hagan
4 Marika Pascovitch
5 Mark A Bell (C)
6 Luke O Camden
7 Robert S Wallis
8 Simon A Bond
9 James C Marchbank
10 James A Haseldine

Rung immediately prior to the licensing service of Fr John Hunwicke as Priest-in-charge.

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12 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday, 11 November 2007 in 0h34 (11)
1260 Plain Bob Doubles

1 Sian A Haseldine
2 Michael O'Hagan (C)
3 Stephen J D Dann
4 Oliver T Lomax
5 Stuart T Nelson
6 Timothy Hele

Rung half muffled for Remembrance Sunday
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13 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Monday 12 November 2007 in 0h45 (11)
1296 Little Bob Royal

1 Claire L Bell
2 Caroline H Lee
3 Hugh JW Wilkinson
4 Alexander J Dicks
5 Stephen JD Dann
6 James C Marchbank
7 Oliver T Lomax
8 Simon A Bond (C)
9 Luke O Camden
10 Michael A Williams

In celebration of recent SUA success.

First on 10: 5.
First Little Bob: 3, 4, 9.
First Little Bob Royal: 8.

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14 Oxford, Oxon.
St Thomas the Martyr
Sunday 18 November 2007 in 0h43 (11)
1259 Grandsire caters

1 Michael O'Hagan
2 Jennifer CE Lane
3 Christopher J Backhouse
4 Stephen JD Dann
5 Alexander J Dicks
6 D Robert C Sworder
7 Simon A Bond (C)
8 Hugh JW Wilkinson
9 James C Marchbank
10 Luke O Camden

Rung in anticipation of Alex's impending hangover.

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15 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen (Ringing Chamber)
Thursday, 22 November 2007 in 0h4 (15 in C)
1260 Plain Bob Royal

1-2 Simon A Bond
3-4 Marika Pascovitch
5-6 Michael A Williams
7-8 Mark A Bell (C)
9-10 Lucy M Bricheno

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16 Oxford, Oxon.
St Mary Magdalen
Tuesday, 27 Novembery 2007 in 0h38 (7)
1280 Spliced Surprise Major ( 8m: 160 each Pudsey, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Rutland, Cambridge, London, Superlative, Bristol; 39 com )

1 Claire L Bell
2 Hugh JW Wilkinson
3 Michael A Williams
4 Christopher J Backhouse
5 James C Marchbank (C)
6 Luke O Camden
7 Simon A Bond
8 Mark A Bell

Most spliced: 4, 6.
First of spliced as conductor.
50th together: 7 & 8
Circled the tower to quarters: 3

With thanks to the outgoing OUS committee and wishing the incoming one a fruitful year in office

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