1850-1900

October 4th 1859
On Thursday evening the amateurs of the Noble art of Change Ringing in this town, were agreeably surprised at the high treat of hearing a complete peal of Kent Treble Bob Major consisting of 5088 changes rung upon the superlative bells of our Parish Church (light 8).
The peal was composed by Mr George Partrick of London in one course of bobs, and was performed in a masterly style in 3 Hours and 10 Minutes by the following artists:-

  J Kendall Treble
S Priestley 2
P Snowdon 3
W Pawson 4
S Leak 5
W Gawkrodger 6
C Iles 7
H Hubbard Tenor
bullet The peal was ably conducted by Mr Henry Hubbard, author of a treatise on the Art of Change Ringing, and formally a member of the Norwich Scholars.

 

Yorkshire Association, Established 1875
On Easter Monday Morning April 22nd 1878 twelve of the above Society, Rung in this Tower a true and Complete Peal of Kent Treble Bob Maximus, Consisting of 5040 Changes in 3 Hours and 50 Minutes this is supposed to be the first Peal of Maximus ever Rung with the Large Bells in the Tittums, the Peal was Composed by Hn Hubbard of Leeds and Conducted by T Lockwood.

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  Wm Pawson, Leeds Treble
Tom Lockwood, Do 2nd
James Lockwood, Do 3rd
Peter Snowdon, Do 4th
B A Dodson, Birstall 5th
Thos West, Holbeck 6th
Geo Barraclough, Armley 7th
John Whitaker, Leeds 8th
Wm Whitaker, Do 9th
Jasper W Snowdon, Ilkley 10th
Wm Walker, Leeds 11th
Geo Breed, York Tenor

 

On Easter Monday Morning April 18th, 1881 Nine of the St Peters Company assisted By Mr J W Snowdon Rang 5120 Oxford Treble Bob Royal in 3 Hours and 36 Minutes
Weight of Tenor 36 cwt.

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  1 Jas Lockwood
2 Wm Pawson
3 P Snowdon
4 J Hutchinson
5 Thos West
6 J Woodhead
7 W Whitaker
8 T Lockwood
9 Wm Walker
10 J W Snowdon
bullet the Peal with the Sixth the extent each way and in the Tittums was composed By James Lockwood and Conducted BY W Whitaker President of the Company

 

The Yorkshire Association
St Peter's Leeds Parish Church
On Easter Monday April 6th 1885 in Three Hours and Thirty nine Minutes A peal of Stedman Cators
5037 Changes Tenor 36 cwt in C.

 

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  Thomas West Treble
William Pawson 2
Harry Lockwood 3
Peter Snowden 4
William Walker 5
Henry Hubbard 6
Joseph Hutchinson 7
Tom Lockwood 8
Robert Binns 9
George Fothergill Tenor
bullet Composed by James Lockwood and conducted by his son Tom Lockwood
bullet The only peal of cators in this method rung since 1818 by a Leeds company

 

YACR No. 337
ST. PETER'S, LEEDS
On Saturday, October 24th, 1885, the Society rang 5000 KENT TREBLE BOB ROYAL In 3 hours and 33 minutes.
Weight of Tenor, 36cwt. Changes per minute, 23.47.

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  1 H Hubbard Leeds
2 W Pawson Leeds
3 R Tuke Bradford
4 M Tomlinson Leeds
5 W Walker Leeds
6 J Woodhead Leeds
7 W Firth Wakefield
8 T Lockwood Leeds
9 T West Leeds
10 R Binns Leeds

 

 

23456
M B W H
36452 1 1   2
34562   1 2
42563 1   2
45623   1 2
54326 2   2
46325 1   2
43265   1 2
35264 1   1
32654   1 2
23456 2 4ths & In 2

 

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  This peal, which was in the Tittum position, was found in the MSS. of Mr. Hubbard, after his death, and was no doubt intended for publication, along with many more peals in various methods and lengths.
bullet Composed by Henry Hubbard and conducted by Robert Binns.

 

Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers
On Saturday February 23rd 1889 A Peal of Kent Treble Bob Major
5088 Changes in 3 Hours and 8 Minutes on the light eight Tenor 12½ cwt.

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  H Hubbard Treble
T Lockwood 2
S Longstaff 3
J Hutchinson 4J Whitaker 5
R Binns 6
H W Needham 7
W Snowdon Tenor
bullet Composed by T Lockwood Conducted by H W Needham
bullet Rung in Honour of the Elevation of the Rev Canon Jayne DD Vicar of Leeds to the Bishopric of Chester.

 

Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers
On Saturday September 3th 1890 A Peal of Kent Treble Bob Major
5184 Changes in 3 Hours and 9 Minutes on the light eight Tenor 12½ cwt.

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  H Hubbard Treble
H W Needham 2
J Whitaker 3
W Child 4A Naylor 5
F Woodhaed 6
J M Chadwick 7
R Binns Tenor
bullet Composed by T Lockwood Conducted by H W Needham

 

Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers
On Saturday January 31st 1891 A Peal of Bob Royal
5040 Changes in 3 Hours and 42 Minutes

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  H Hubbard Treble
T Lockwood 2
H Lockwood 3
A Naylor 4
Wm Walker 5F Woodhead 6
H W Needham 7
W Snowdon 8
G Barraclough 9
R binns Tenor
bullet Composed by W Walker Conducted by T Lockwood
bullet First Peal rung in the Method by the Society
bullet The Above Peal was Rung in the Tittums Position

 

Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers
On Saturday November 21st 1891 A Peal of Kent Treble Bob Royal
5040 Changes in 3 Hours and 43 Minutes

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  A Windsor Treble
T Lockwood 2
H Lockwood 3
W Woodhead 4
W Walker 5
F Woodhead 6
A Naylor 7
W Snowdon 8
G Barraclough 9
H Smith Tenor
bullet Composed and Conducted by T Lockwood being his 100th Peal.

 

Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers
On Monday February 13th 1893 A Peal of Kent Treble Bob Major
5088 Changes in 3 Hours and 2 Minutes on the light eight Tenor 12½ cwt.

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  G Barraclough Treble
C O Johnstone 2
W Woodhead 3
T Lockwood 4F Woodhead 5
W Snowdon 6
H Smith 7
G Fothergill Tenor
bullet Composed and Conducted by T Lockwood.

 

YACR No. 699
Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers
On Monday April 2nd 1893 A Peal of Grandsire Caters
5075 Changes in 3 Hours and 25 Minutes

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  C O Johnstone Treble
T Lockwood 2
H Lockwood 3
M Tomlinson 4
G Barraclough 5
W Woodhead 6
J Woodhead 7
F Woodhead 8
R Binns 9
H Smith Tenor
bullet Composed and Conducted by T Lockwood.
bullet This Peal was found to be FALSE

 

Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers
On Thursday September 30th 1897 A Peal of Grandsire Caters
5039 Changes in 3 Hours and 18 Minutes

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  G Tingle Treble
R Christian 2
H Lockwood 3
A Windsor 4
W Walker 5
M Tomlinson 6
T Lockwood 7
G Barraclough 8
F Woodhead 9
H Smith Tenor
bullet Composed and Conducted by T Lockwood.