Canford Magna

Quarter Peal Day Friday 31st January 2014

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To see the quarter peal on Bellboard, click the name of the tower

Friday, 31 January 2014 Canford Magna, Dorset 1292 Plain Minor
Friday, 31 January 2014 Lytchett Matravers (St Mary the Virgin), Dorset 1260 St Martin’s Bob Doubles
Friday, 31 January 2014 Lytchett Minster (Dedication Unknown), Dorset 1260 Grandsire Doubles

Another enjoyable day out superby organised by Ross including a very good lunch at The Coventry Arms. Well done to Richard, Paul and Rosalind who all achieved firsts and to Sally who very nearly called her first quarter of Stedman. Thanks too to everyone who came and helped. Next quarter peal day will be on Friday 21st February.  AJ

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Birthday Quarter Peal for Paul Tyson

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Quarter Peal Band Paul Tyson Birthday

Paul Tyson, Tower Captain at Canford Magna, celebrated his 60th birthday on 29th October with a well struck quarter peal of Canford doubles at his home tower. It was the first quarter peal of Canford for Paul, Kathryn and Chris and included three of the Canford Magna local band. The Campanophile Entry is reproduced below:

Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Canford Magna, Dorset
Tuesday 29 October 2013 in 44 min (9-2-24)
1260 Canford Doubles

1   Mike Jasper
2   Angie Jasper (C)
3   Kathryn Tyson
4   Paul Tyson
5   Christopher P K Smithies
6   Joseph Baldwin

60th birthday compliments today to Tower Captain Paul Tyson and Canford ringer David Bishton.
1st in the variation: 3,4 and 5.
Circled the tower to quarters: 2