Felstead Peal Ref: 27

YAOCR Ref: 1798


Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers

Sheffield District and Old East Derbyshire Society

St John the Evangelist,
Ranmoor, Sheffield, Yorks

The First True Peal of
Original Major

that was ever rung was one of 5000 changes,

rung on the bells in this tower on

Wednesday Aug 26th 1908

In 2 hours & 57 minutes

 

The Ringers on this occasion were

 

Joseph Atkin

 

Treble

 

Charles Haynes

 

5th

Francis Ward

 

2nd

 

William Biggin

 

6th

Maurice Ward

 *

3rd

 

William S. Plant

 

7th

Leond Charlesworth

 

4th

 

Sam Thomas

 

Tenor

The peal was composed and conducted by Sam Thomas

 

This is believed to be the first true peal of Original Major.

* - 1st peal: 3

BN27:1379:319

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