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Chairman Celebrates Anniversary
Same day, tower, bell, method and composition.....50 years on

Winston Girling rang the second at Stowmarket to a peal of Plain Bob Major, exactly 50 years after his first peal on 11th August 1956. This time Winston conducted the peal and was the only member of the original band. A celebratory party was held in the tower following the peal.

Picture of Winston's peal band

11th August 2006
St Mary and St Peter, Stowmarket
5056 Plain Bob Major in 3hr 15min
comp J. R. Pritchard

1 Mary E. Dunbavin 5 John L. Girt
2 Winston S. Girling (C) 6 Neville F. Whittell
3 Cherril C. Thompson 7 David R. McLean
4 Roger L. K. Whittell Tenor Alan P. Mayle
60th peal on the bells 2

Mary Garner