Peal to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme

Bellboard entry:

Friday, 1 July 2016 in 4h 2m (48)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by James Clatworthy
1 Robert C Kippin
2 David Jenkins
3 Susan L Apter
4 Craig P Homewood
5 Darran Ricks
6 James Clatworthy (C)
7 Bernard H Taylor
8 Frederick Shallcross
9 Christopher J Pickford
10 Ashley C Fortey
11 Nicholas D Brown
12 Mark Regan
Rung before a service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. In memory of all those who died in the Great War. The bells were half muffled at handstroke.


The 11th has the inscription: “In memory of the men of Worcestershire who gave their lives in the Great War”. The bells were recast in 1928 and first rung on Armistice Day that year.