The University of Sheffield
Sheffield Universities' Guild of Change Ringers (SUGCR)
Sheffield Hallam University

40th Anniversary Celebrations

The Guild spent time over 1998-1999 period ringing quarter peals and peals in celebration of the 40th Anniversary. Bands from all decades have been involved in this ringing and the following records [this selection compiled by Lesley Taylor] show the ringers, and the era during which they were full members of the Guild.

In celebration of the first meeting of SUGCR

Christ Church
Dore
9th October 1998
1,300 Doubles
(280 Southrepps, 1020 Plain Bob)
  1. Gillian Codd (96-Current)
  2. Fiona Addie (94-current)
  3. Lesley Taylor (c) (91-99)
  4. Adrian Grant (Associate)
  5. Erica Oram (85-91)
  6. Stephen Oram (Associate)
St. Peter
St. Albans
9th October 1998
1,280 Cambridge Surprise Major
  1. Caroline Bailey, (71-75)
  2. Judith A. Mack (82-86)
  3. John S. Rank (58-61)
  4. Simon P. A. Wilmot (80-83)
  5. Justin M. Baker (84-87)
  6. Richard J. W. Tibbetts (64-67)
  7. Barry D. Mack (82-85)
  8. Martin J. Whiteley (c) (73-76)
The band included the first secretary, (3),
four masters, (1, 6, 7, 8),
and a number of other officers.

Quarter peals rung by current Guild members

St. James'
Norton
5th December 1998
1,260 Plain Bob Triples
  1. Fiona Addie
  2. Lesley Taylor
  3. Emily Horler
  4. Erica Oram
  5. Adrian Grant
  6. Gillian Bolton
  7. Judith Metcalf (c)
  8. Stephen Oram
First as conductor on Eight
First on eight; 3
100th Quarter Peal; 2
St. Marie's Cathedral
Sheffield
6th December 1998
1,260 Plain Bob Doubles
  1. Sarah Dawson
  2. Lesley Taylor
  3. Paul Ward
  4. Adrian Grant (c)
  5. Judith Metcalf
First as conductor
St. Marie's Cathedral
Sheffield
24th January 1999
1,260 Grandsire Doubles
  1. Sarah Dawson
  2. Lesley Taylor (c)
  3. Emily Horler
  4. Judith Metcalf
  5. Ben Farnsworth
  6. David Bailey
Christ Church
Dore
29th January 1999
1,260 Southrepps Doubles
  1. Emily Horler
  2. Sarah Dawson
  3. Lesley Taylor (c)
  4. Adrian Grant
  5. Judith Metcalf
  6. Philip Medlock
First Quarter Peal; 6
St. John's
Ranmoor
30th January 1999
1,260 Plain Bob Doubles
  1. Jo Dowsett
  2. Lesley Taylor (c)
  3. Sarah Dawson
  4. Emily Horler
  5. Jane Boyle
  6. Judith Metcalf
St. Marie's Cathedral
Sheffield
24th January 1999
1,260 Doubles
(480 St. Martin's, 480 St. Simon's, 360 Plain Bob)
  1. Jacqueline Hoole
  2. Lesley Taylor (c)
  3. Sarah Dawson
  4. Judith Metcalf
  5. Erica Oram
  6. Stephen Oram
50th Quarter Peal; 3
St Marie's Cathedral
Sheffield
7th February 1999
1,260 Plain Bob Doubles (6, 7, 8 cover)
  1. Gillian Codd
  2. Lesley Taylor (c)
  3. Sarah Dawson
  4. Emily Horler
  5. Adrian Grant
  6. Philip Medlock
  7. Fiona Addie
  8. Judith Metcalf
Christ Church
Dore
12th February 1999
1,308 Plain Bob Minor
  1. Emily Horler
  2. Lesley Taylor (c)
  3. Fiona Addie
  4. Erica Oram
  5. Judith Metcalf
  6. Jane Boyle

Quarter peals rung by Guild members from the 90s

Ockbrook
7th November 1998
1320 Norwich Surprise Minor
  1. Sarah Archdeacon
  2. Caroline Carter
  3. Julia Blatchford
  4. Angela Gardner
  5. Simon Smith
  6. Andrew Simpson (c)
Spondon
7th November 1998
1,260 Mixed Doubles
(Plain Bob, Grandsire, Stedman,
St. Simon's, St. Martin's)
  1. Julian Beaney
  2. Heather Greenan
  3. John Cookson
  4. John Walton
  5. Alistair Smith (c)
Long Eaton
7th November 1998
1,250 Cambridge Surprise Major
  1. Sally Atkinson
  2. Andrew Simpson
  3. Angela Gardner
  4. Julia Blatchford
  5. John Walton
  6. Judith Metcalf
  7. Simon Smith (c)
  8. Caroline Carter
Stanford on Soar
7th November 1998
1,322 Stedman Triples
  1. Caroline Carter
  2. Andrew Simpson
  3. Julia Blatchford
  4. Erica Oram
  5. Alex Wall
  6. Alistair Smith
  7. William Haynes (c)
  8. Julian Beaney
Hickling
7th November 1998
Method
  1. Sally Atkinson
  2. Sarah Archdeacon
  3. Angela Gardner
  4. John Cookson
  5. Judith Metcalf (c)
  6. Heather Greenan
First as conductor
Willoughby on the Wolds
7th November 1998
1, 260 Grandsire Doubles
  1. Sally Atkinson
  2. Sarah Archdeacon
  3. Judith Metcalf
  4. John Cookson
  5. Andrew Simpson
St. Paul
Woodhouse Eaves
30th January 1999
1,260 Doubles
(300 Stedman, 600 Grandsire,
360 Plain Bob)
  1. Caroline Carter
  2. Alistair Smith
  3. Julia Blatchford
  4. John Cookson
  5. Simon Smith (c)
St. Peter
Copt Oak
30th January 1999
1,260 Plain Bob Minor
  1. Simon Smith
  2. Julia Blatchford
  3. Heather Greenan
  4. John Cookson
  5. Caroline Carter
  6. Andrew Simpson (c)
St. Mary & St. John
Rothley
30th January 1999
1,260 Cambridge Surprise Minor
  1. John Cookson
  2. Caroline Carter
  3. Julia Blatchford
  4. Andrew Simpson
  5. Simon Smith
  6. Alistair Smith (c)
First Treble Bob; 1
First Surprise as conductor
250th Quarter

Quarter peals rung by Guild members from the 60s

St. John the Baptist
Hillmorton
13th December 1998
Cambridge Surprise Major
  1. Keith Abbott
  2. John Rank
  3. John Hartley
  4. John Perrett
  5. Jeffrey Kershaw
  6. Dennis Pearson (c)
Founder members of the
Guild : 1, 2, 3 & 4
St. Andrew's
Rugby
13th December 1998
Yorkshire Surprise Major
  1. George Dawson
  2. Carole Pullin
  3. Patricia Hitchins
  4. John E Chapman
  5. John D Cooper
  6. Philip J Simmonds
  7. Alan Friskey
  8. Richard Tibbetts (c)
St. Giles
Northampton
13th December 1998
Stedman

  1. Richard Tibbetts (c)
  2. Patricia Hitchins
  3. Keith Abbott
  4. John D Cooper
  5. John Hartley
  6. Jeffrey Kershaw
  7. John Rank
  8. George A Dawson

Quarter peals rung by Guild members from mixed eras

St. Peter's
St. Albans
13th November 1998
1,344 Yorkshire Surprise Major
  1. Justin M Baker
  2. Jill Joyce
  3. Judith A Mack
  4. Simon P A Wilmot
  5. John Rank
  6. Richard J W Tibbetts
  7. Barry D Mack
  8. Martin J Whiteley (c)
St. Mary
Dalham
24th January 1999
1,280 Plain Bob Major
  1. Richard Johs
  2. Deborah Blumfield
  3. Margery Copson
  4. Patricia Hitchins
  5. John Rank
  6. Robin Copson
  7. Trevor Elliot
  8. Martin Whiteley (c)

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