Peal Compositions of Spliced Triples and Major

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In the second half of 2020 The Ringing World is planning to publish a series of articles by Mark Eccleston on Spliced Triples and Major peal compositions. The thirty-seven peal compositions that will be cited in those articles are gathered here for convenient reference. They also all appear in their natural places in the main body of this collection of peal compositions.

5,012 Spliced Triples and Major (2 methods)

Anthony J Cox
 23456   V   M   W   F   T   H
1372456          -       s      Yorkshire Surprise Major
1372564                      -  Birmingham Carter Triples
 53246   s       -              Yorkshire Surprise Major
 62345       s               s
 42365           s           3
 63245           s           s
 34256       s   2
 62534   s           s
 43526       -   -           -
 374526          -       s
 36452   s   3
 24536   s           s
 54326           2           -
 35426           3           -
 23456           -            

Contains 4,928 Yorkshire Surprise Major and 84 Birmingham Carter Triples, with 2 changes of method.

Run at Barrow Gurney on 13 September 1995, conducted by Anthony J Cox.

5,028 Variable Cover Spliced Triples and Major (2 methods)

Mark R Eccleston
2345678   Stedman Triples   Bristol Surprise Major                        .
2745368          a
8234567                     V,sV,V,V,sV,sW,I,sW,sH,H,H,sH,H
8634257          a
7823456                     V,sV,V,V,sV,sW,I,sW,sH,H,H,sH,H
7523846          a
6782345                     V,sV,V,V,sV,sW,I,sW,sH,H,H,sH,H
6482735          a
5678234                     V,sV,V,V,sV,sW,I,sW,sH,H,H,sH,H
5378624          a
4567823                     sV,V,sV,sW,I,sW,sH,H,sH
4267583          a
3456782                     sV,V,sV,sW,I,sW,sH,H,sH
3856472          a
2345678                     sV,V,sV,sW,I,sW,sH,H,H,sH,H    
a = 3.5.6.7.8.9.10 (10 sixes)
All Stedman starts are full slow sixes.
Calling positions in the Bristol refer to the 8ths place bell at the end of the part.

Contains 4,608 Bristol Surprise Major and 420 Stedman Triples, with 13 changes of method, all 24 each 8765s, 6543s and 5432s, and 21 each 2345s, 3456s, 4567s and 5678s.

Rung at Edgbaston on 9 September 2009, conducted by Mark R Eccleston.

5,006 Spliced Triples and Major (2 methods)

Mark R Eccleston
         Bristol Surprise Major      Stedman Triples
12345678      M   F/In   W       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10
1372645                                s  s  -  -        s      ╮
1573426                             s  -  -  -  -        s      │ A
4572613                             s        -  -  s  -  -      ╯
2675143                             s          A              
5176423                             s          A              
6471253                             s          A              
6374512                             s  s  s  -  -        s
6273145                             s  -  -  -  -        s
6253471                             -  s  -  -  -  -  s     s
12635478                         -           -  -  -  -     - 
13452678      2     2    3*
16532478      s     a    s                                    
1623475                             -  s  –  s  -  -  s     -
1674253                          -     s     s  -     -  s  s
1634257                          -  -  s  -  -  -  -  -     -
1674235                          -  s  s  -  -  -  -  s     s
3674251                          -  -     -  s  s  s  -  -  s
5374216                          -  -     -  -  -  s     s  s
5371246                          s  -  -  -  -  s     -  -  s
5476213                          -  -  -  -  -  s        -  -
5473216                          -  -  -  -  -  -  -  s  –
5173246                          -  -  -  -     -  -  -  -  s
5174263                          -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -  -
6173245                          -  -  -  -  -        s  -  -
6174523                          -  s  -     -  -  -  -  -
6124537                          -  -  -  -  -  s  –  s     -
6124573                          -     -  -     s  -        -
3174562                          -        -  s  s  s  s  s  -
2176534                          -  s     -  -  -     -  -  -
3176542                          -  -  -  -  -     -  -  -  -
3274516                          s  s  -  -  -  s  -     -
3574162                             s  s  s  -  -  -     -  -
3576142                          -  -  -  s  –  s     -  s  -
3176425                             s  -  -     -  s  s  -  -
16453278                         s    :                       (2 sixes)
12465378       2*   b    1                                    
1246357                             -  s  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
1253746                          -  -  s     s  s  s  s       
Round with two further changes of Stedman.
3* = - - s;
2* = - s.
a = F,In,F,In,F,In,F,F,In,F,F,sT;
b = F,In,F,In,F,In,F,In,F,F,In,F,In,F,B.
Stedman starts with a full slow six.
Unless otherwise indicated Stedman courses are 10 sixes long.

Contains 2,592 Bristol Surprise Major and 2,414 Stedman Triples, with 4 changes of method, queens, kings, Whittingtons and back rounds (twice).

Rung at Edgbaston on 17 May 2019, conducted by Mark R Eccleston.

5,048 Variable Cover Spliced Triples and Major (2 methods)

David G Hull
12345678    Stedman    Bristol              .
15736248       a
13456782               M,F,In,M,M,B,sF,sB,B,H
16847352       a
14567823               M,F,In,M,M,B,sF,sB,B,H
17258463       a
15678234               M,F,In,M,M,B,sF,sB,B,H
18362574       a
16782345               M,F,In,M,M,B,sF,sB,B,H
12473685       a
17823456               M,F,In,M,M,H
13584726       a
18234567               M,W,W,sW,H,H,sH,H
14625837       a
12345678               M,W,sH,H,H,sH        .
a = s2.s3.s5.s10.11 (12 sixes).
All Stedman starts are full slow sixes.
Calling positions in the Bristol refer to the 8ths place bell at the end of the part.

Contains 4,544 Bristol Surprise Major and 504 Stedman Triples, with 13 changes of method.

Rung at York (St Lawrence) on 20 November 2002, conducted by David G Hull.

5,146 Spliced Triples and Major (2 methods)

Stephen J A Ollerton
12345678     Stedman     Bristol
14235678                 -
1735246         a
15678234                 -p-pp-ppp-ps--sppp[-sps-]
Repeat six times, calling p
for [-sps-] in any three parts.
a = 2 (4 sixes).
Stedman starts at the fourth row of a quick six, and ends at the second row of a quick six.

Contains 4,992 Bristol Surprise Major and 154 Stedman Triples, with 14 changes of method.

Rung at Swillington on 10 January 2009, conducted by Stephen J A Ollerton.

5,095 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Albert J Pitman
23456   W   M   H  Plain Bob Major
45236   -       -
24536   3       -
52436   3       - ╮
42356   2       - │ A
25346   2         ╯
43256   -       s
42536   -       2
45326       A    .
32456   -       -
46235   -   s     *

* Produced by ringing the last four changes Single Oxford Bob Triples as follows:

36217485
63124758  Single Oxford Bob Triples
61342578
16432758
14623578

 462357
 254736  4
 362754  1
 543762  1
 745362  5
 237456  3  ╮
 432756  5  │
 564732  1  │ B
 325764  1  │
 723564  5  ╯
 647523  1
 236547  1
 752364  3
 437526  3  ╮
 372465  2  │
 523746  3  │ C
 465723  1  │
 234765  1  │
 732465  5  ╯
 742563  C
 732564  B
 725463  C
 734562  B
 754263  C
 724365  C
 753462  B
 743265  C
 527436  3
 425736  5
 364725  1
 253764  1
 532647  2
(325476) 2
Round at hand.

Contains 2,572 Plain Bob Major and 2,523 Single Oxford Bob Triples, with on change of method.

Rung at Bridgend on 6 October 1926.

5,055 Spliced Triples and Major (2 methods)

Albert J Pitman
23456   W   B   M   H
43526   2           -  ╮
53246   2           -  │
32456   2           s  │ A
34526   -           2  │
35246   -           2  ╯
43256   -
35426       A
52364   -   -       2
24365           -   2
23465               s

Ring another course to row 21346578 then change to Stedman Triples, starting with a full slow six:

213465   1  3  4  7  10  12  13
316425      s  -  s      -   -
416532   s  -  -  s  s   -   - 
216543   s  -  -  s      -   -  ╮   ╮
316524   s  -  -  s      -   -  │B  │
516234      -  -  s  s   -   -  ╯   │C
216354      -  -  s  s   -   -      │
416253           2B                 ╯
316245   s  -  -  s      -   -
216534   s  -  -  s  s   -   -
214356            C*           
Round at handstroke with a single at 1.

C* = C omitting final bob at 13.

Contains 3,038 Plain Bob Major and 2,017 Stedman Triples, with one change of method.

Rung at Northfleet on 7 December 1927, conducted by John H Cheesman.

5,011 Spliced Triples and Major (2 methods)

Richard B Pullin (no. 5)
Start Plain Bob Major:
23456   W   V   B   M   H
34562           1   3*  -
45362               3   2
32564               -   s
35264               ss  3+
427365          F
523746  s   s  sT   -   3
324756              -   4
425736              -
357462         sF
327465      s
243567  s       In      s
3* = s - s;
3+ = - s -;
4 = - s - s.

Then change to Grandsire Triples:
   243567
s  572643  1
s  635472  1
   246735  1
   572346  1
   465237  2
   724365  1
   657432  2
   246357  1
   572634  2
   465372  1
p  436257  1
a  574623  2  ╮
   365274  1  │
   653274  4  │
   746325  2  │
b  537246  1  │
   375246  4  │
   463527  2  │ A, replacing a and d with s--s
c  754263  1  │
   637425  2  │
   546237  1  │
d  375624  2  │
   463275  1  │
p  426537  1  ╯
   456237  A, replacing a with s--s and b with a single
   426357  A
   436527  A, replacing a with s-s--ss and c with s--s
   456327  A, replacing b with a single and d with s--s
   274635  2
   562374  1
   625374  4
   576243  3
  (325476) 1

Contains 2,688 Plain Bob Major and 2,323 Grandsire Triples, with one change of method, queens, tittums, kings, Whittingtons and back rounds.

Rung at Great Hampton on 16 November 2019, conducted by Richard B Pullin.

5,028 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 930)
234567  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8
746352  -                       Triples   (3 leads)
436257        -  -              Major     (5)
574623     -           -  -     Major     (7)
374526  -                       Major     (5)
245637  -        -  -           Triples   (6)
45263               -           Major     (5)
42653               -       (-) Triples   (8)
62354         -                 Triples   (4)
46253   -  -                    Major     (5)
34256   -  -     -  -           Triples   (8)
Repeat five times, calling s for (-) in parts 3 and 6.

Contains 2,592 Grandsire Major and 2,436 Grandsire Triples with 36 changes of method, 126 combination rollups including all 24 each 56s and 65s, all 24 8765s, 7568s and 5678s off the front, Queens, Whittingtons and Tittums, with no backstroke 87s.

Published in A Collection of Grandsire Compositions (2004).
Rung at Ashill, Norfolk on 27 December 2009, conducted by Christian M Peckham.

5,044 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

William T Perrins
   234567  Grandsire Triples
s* 572634  1
s  645372  1
   726534  2
   457326  1
   264735  2
   572364  1
   265743  3
   372465  1
   653247  2
   726453  1
   537642  2
   265437  1
s  732546  2
   657432  1
s  426357  1
s  374526  1
   653274  1
   746325  2
   257634  2
   462357  1
   574236  2
s  265374  1
s  342765  1

3-part, calling bob for s* in parts 2 and 3. Change to Grandsire Major at the end of the 25th lead in part 3.

  6453278
s 2564837  4
  3427586  1
  8736452  1
  5682743  1
s 2453678  1

24536   1  2  3  4  5  6  7
52436   -  -  s  -  -  -  -
43256   -  -  s  s  -  -  -
25346   -  -  s  s  -  -  -
32546   -  -  s  -  -  -  -
53246   -  -  s  -  -  -  -
24356   -  -  s  s  -  -  -
35426   -  -  s  s  -  -  -
43526   -  -  s  -  -  -  -
54326   -  -  s  -  -  -  -
32456   -  -  s  s  -  -  -

Repeat the whole.

Contains 2,596 Grandsire Major and 2,548 Grandsire Triples, with 3 changes of method.

Run at Aldermaston on 8 June 1984, conducted by William Butler.

5,184 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Joseph J Parker (Qualis on 8)
  234567
  752634   1
  237546   3
s 562437   1
  375246   2
  753246   4
  627453   1
  276453   4
  762453   4
  537246   2
  625437   1
  376542   2
  423657   2
Repeat five times.

Each “lead” comprises six changes of Grandsire Triples, followed by twenty changes of Plain Bob Major, followed by six more changes of Grandsire: 3.1.7.1.7.1x1x1x1x1x2x1x1x1x1x1.7.1.7.1.7.1:
12345678
21354768
23145678
32416578
34261758
43627158
46372518
64735281
67453821
76548312
75684132
57861423
58716243
85172634
81527364
18253746
18527364
81253746
82135476
28314567
23841657
32486175
34268715
43627851
46372581
64735218
67453128
76541328
75614238
57162438
51726348
15273648
12537468

Calls are made as in Grandsire.

Contains 3,240 Plain Bob Major and 1,944 Grandsire Triples, with 324 changes of method.

5,096 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Albert J Pitman (no. 1)
23456   W   M   H  Plain Bob Major
45236   -       -
24536   3       -
54326   2       -
43526   3       2
52436   -       -
43256   s       -
54236   -       3
52346   -       2
45326   -       3
35246   2       -
32654   -   -   - *

* Produced by ringing the last four changes Grandsire Triples as follows:

  32517684
  23156748  Grandsire Triples
  21365478
- 12356748
  13265478

then, continuing Grandsire Triples

326547
643275  3
756324  2   ╮
437256  1   │
234675  5   │ A
632547  5   │
756432  1   │
637524  3   ╯
246753  2
742365  5
657234  2   ╮
426357  1   │
324765  5   │ B
723546  5   │
657423  1   │
726534  3   ╯
457326  1
724563  3
746352  B
527634  2
625473  5
657342  A
236457  1
Repeat calling as from 3265478, finishing the peal by calling singles instead of last two bobs.

Contains 2,524 Grandsire Triples and 2,572 Plain Bob Major, with 1 change of method.

Rung at Bridgend on 1 September 1926.

5,107 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Albert J Pitman (no. 2)
23456   W   H  Plain Bob Major
34256       2
32546   -   2
43526   -   3
35246   2   s
25436   2   -
54236       2
52346   -   2
45326   -   3
53246   2   s
32456   2   -
Then call Single Wrong, producing 16485723 5 leads after the above course head, from which ring 10 changes of Plain Bob Major and continue with Grandsire Triples as follows:

52431768  Grandsire Triples
54213678
45126378
41562738
14657238
16475328

then continuing Grandsire Triples:

647532
736425  3
257643  2
432765  2
264357  3
642357  4
736542  1
427653  2
364527  1
563742  5
275463  1
562734  3
475362  1
374256  5
453762  3
624375  2
756432  2
637524  3
726345  3
647253  3
326547  1
473652  2
264573  1
562347  5
365724  5
473265  1
274536  5
652374  1
746235  2
637452  3
246537  1
372654  2
463572  1
374625  3
563274  1
745326  2
637245  1
746352  3*
657423  3
Repeat from 647532 calling a single at * followed by a bob.

Contains 2,554 Plain Bob Major and 2,553 Grandsire Triples, with 1 change of method.

Rung at Nottingham (St Peter) on 14 October 1926, conducted by Ernest Morris.

5,152 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Albert J Pitman (no. 3)
23456   W   M   H
52436   -
43256   s       -
53246   s
34256   2
54236   s       3
52346   -       2
53426   -       2
54326           s
43526   3       2
45326   3       s
35246   2       -
32654   -   -   - *

* Produced by ringing the last four changes Grandsire Triples as follows:

  32517684
  23156748  Grandsire Triples
- 21365478
  12356748
  13265478

then continuing Grandsire Triples:

326547
473652  2  ╮
264573  1  │ A
472635  3  ╯
564372  1
726453  A
537642  2
265437  1  ╮ B
462753  5  ╯
573246  B
275634  5
462375  1
756243  A
647532  3
736425  3
257643  2  ╮
432765  2  │ C
264357  3  ╯
362745  5
573462  1
365724  3
274536  B
652374  1
746235  2
527346  1
275346  4
627435  C
736254  3
657342  3
236457  1
Repeat calling as from 3265478, finishing the peal by calling singles instead of last two bobs.

Contains 2,580 Grandsire Triples and 2,572 Plain Bob Major, with 1 change of method.

Rung at Barwell on 27 November 1926, conducted by Ernest Morris.

5,050 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Peter J Sanderson
23456       B   M   H            .
43652           -      PPPPPP.P
34256   x              G.G.G.
24653           -      PPPPPP.P
42356   x              G.G.G.
32654           -      PPPPPP.P
62453           -      PPPPPP.P
26354   x              G.G.G.
36452           -      PPPPPP.P
63254   x              G.G.G.
35642       -          PPPP.PPPP
53246   x              G.G.G.
62345           s   s  PPPPPP.P.
5-part
x = 1,s2,s3.

Contains 4,000 Plain Bob Major and 1,050 Grandsire Triples, with 50 changes of method.

Rung at Maidstone (St Michael and All Angels) on 20 August 1991, conducted by Roland Beniston.

5,020 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Maurice J Thurmott
234567   Grandsire Triples
752634 1
237546 3
742365 3
657234 2
346725 2
743562 5
547236 5
735462 3
247635 1
732456 3
647532 1
476532 4
254376 1
542376 4
635742 1
546327 3
345762 5
273645 1
452367 2
734652 1
457326 3
634257 1
576423 2
345276 1
573462 3
245673 1
732564 2
537426 5
645237 1
376524 2
453276 1
254637 5
372465 2
543672 1
375426 3
643275 1
756324 2
437256 1
374256 4
743256 4
357462 3
243657 1
572364 2
435672 1
354672 4
473526 3
574632 5
435726 3
674235 1
436752 3
274536 1
742536 4
657342 1
746523 3
547362 5
475362 4
234675 1
752463 2
347652 1
473652 4
354726 3
753642 5
347526 3
653247 1
536247 4
645372 3
236745 1
642357 3
736542 1
537264 5
524367 x
x = 14567 as the treble leads full (Holt's Plain Single)

524367   W  V  F  B  I  M  H  Plain Bob Major
674325   -     -           s
763524   s           -
372654   -              -
472635            s     s
352647      s           s
56342             -
237456   s     -           ss
237465            s
423567   2           -
637452         -
346257               -
34562             2     -  -
64325    s        -        -
35462    s              s  -
32546    s        2
45362    s        -     s  -
54623    s        -
36452       s  -
53426    s        -     -
23456    s                  .

Contains 2,528 Plain Bob Major and 2,492 Grandsire Triples, with one change of method.
Comprises the first 178 leads of Holt’s one part (“Original”), ending with a Plain Single, followed by Plain Bob Major.

Run at London (St Sepulchre) on 20 April 1992, conducted by D Paul Smith.

5,096 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Frank T Blagrove
23456   M   W   H
64352   -       -   St Simon's Bob Triples
24653   2   3
36425   -       -
36524   2   2   -
25364       -   s
36254       -   -   St Clement's College Bob Major
65234       2  [3]
62354       -   2
23564       2   s
Repeat twice, omitting [2]
from any two parts.
Start Simon's Bob Triples, and change methods at every single.

Contains 2,576 St Clement's College Bob Major and 2,520 St Simon's Bob Triples, with 5 changes of method.

Rung at Windsor (St John) on 10 September 1995, conducted by Frank T Blagrove.

5,050 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Roger Bailey
23456   W   B   M   H
35264       -       3   Plain Bob Major
52634   s           2
62435           -   3   Plain Bob Triples
56234       -       2
Repeat four times.

Contains 2,880 Plain Bob Major and 2,170 Plain Bob Triples, with 9 changes of method.

Rung at Kingsbury, Middlesex on 4 May 2002, conducted by Roger Bailey.

5,096 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Frank T Blagrove (arr)
23456   W   M   H
42635   -  [-]  3   M.MMMMM.M. TTTTTT. TTTTTT.
32645   s       *   M.MMMMMM
12-part, calling s for [-] in parts 6 and 12.
Add 3 Homes at * in parts 3 and 12, ringing
the extra two courses as TTTTTT. MMMMMMM.

Contains 2,912 Plain Bob Major_(M) and 2,184 Plain Bob Triples_(T), with 28 changes of methods

Run at Windsor (St John) on 3 April 1988, conducted by Frank T Blagrove.

5,040 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Frank T Blagrove
23456   W   I   B   M   H
24536   -               2   Plain Bob Triples
64532               s   3   Plain Bob Major
36425           -       2
62345       -           3   Plain Bob Triples
Repeat four times.

Contains 2,800 Plain Bob Major and 2,170 Plain Bob Triples, with 10 changes of method.

Rung at Windsor (St John) on 2 June 2002, conducted by Frank T Blagrove.

5,096 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Murray A Coleman
23456   W   M   H
43625   S   -   3
24635   -       3
32645   -       3
Repeat five times, omitting
one block of three homes.
Ring courses alternative Plain Bob
Major and Plain Bob Triples.

Contains 2,912 Plain Bob Major and 2,184 Plain Bob Triples, with 51 changes of method.

Rung at Woodbridge on 20 March 1994, conducted by David G Salter.

5,050 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (2 methods)

Adrian M Moreton
23456   W   B   M   H
45326   s           -     Major
52436       In            Triples
24356   s           2     Major
52364       -   -   2
43265           s   s
42365               s
35264           s   -
Repeat four times.

Contains 4560 Plain Bob Major and 490 Plain Bob Triples, with 10 changes of method, queens and tittums.

Rung at Barnsley on 24 January 2014, conducted by Brian A Sanders.

5,032 Spliced Place Triples and Major (2 methods)

Stephen D Pettman
Start with Major:
2345678   1   2/4   5   6   7
34256                   s   s
52346     s             s   s
23546                   s   s
36245               s   s   s     ╮
42365     s             s   s     │ A
23465                   s   s     ╯
23654           A
36254                   s   s
52364     s             s   s
23564                   s   s
23645           A
35246               s   s   s
4237856   s   ss        s   s
2347856                 s   s
3427856                 s   s
4235678       ss        s   s
53426     s             s   s
Change to Triples:
53426     6   7
34526     s   s
54326     s
43526     s   s
35426     s   s
45326     s    
Change to Major:
45326     1   6
32456     s   s
Repeat the whole.

Contains 4,312 Little Little Little Little Penultimus Little Place Major and 720 Little Little Little Little Little Penultimus Little Place Triples, with 4 changes of method.

Rung at Hollesley on 19 September 2004, conducted by Stephen D Pettman.

5,040 Variable Cover Spliced Triples and Major (3 methods)

Mark R Eccleston
12345678     Major       Stedman Triples   
13264857     B(s)B
18264357                 1.2.3.4.s6.7.8.9.10   (10 sixes)
12345687                 1.3.s6.8.9            (10)
17864523     DB(s)
16784523     DDDDD-
17658342     B-B(s)B-B
15863742                 1.s2.4.5.7.10.s11     (12)
16758234     BB-B(s)B-
15678234     DDDDD-                        
Repeat six times.
Stedman starts are with a full slow six.

Contains 2,464 Bristol Surprise Major, 1,344 Stedman Triples and 1,232 Double Norwich Court Bob Major, with 62 changes of method, all 24 each 5678s, 8765s, 4567s, 7654s, 3456s, 6543s, 2345s and 5432s, queens, kings, Whittingtons and back rounds.

Rung at Edgbaston on 19 May 2019, conducted by Mark R Eccleston.

5,040 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (3 methods)

Frank T Blagrove
Start Little Bob Major:
23456   W   M   H
26435   -   -   2
32465   -       3
34625   -       2
23645   -       3
Repeat twice, calling single for final bob Home to bring up 32456.
Change to Plain Bob Triples:
32456   W   M   H
42653       -   3
46523   -       2
56324       -   3
36425       -   3
54623       -   -
25643   -       3
62354   -   -   3
24356       -   2
Change to Plain Bob Major:
24356   W   B   M   H
23546   -           2
42536   -           3
52346   2           -
25364   2   -   -   3
45263           2
23456      F,In     s

Contains 1,680 each Little Bob Major, Plain Bob Triples and Plain Bob Major, with 2 changes of method.

Rung at Windsor (St John) on 22 March 1998, conducted by Frank T Blagrove.

5,040 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (3 methods)

Frank T Blagrove
Start with St Clement's College Bob Major:
23456   M   B   W   H
35264       -       3
24536   3  4/I  -   2
32546           -   3
52436           2   -
42356           2   -
Then St Simon's Triples:
42356   M   W   H
36524   -   -   2
56423   -       3
46325   -       3
53624   -       -
25634       -   3
32654       -   3
62453   -       3
32456   -       2*
Then Plain Bob Major:
32456   W   M   H
43625   -   -
53426   3   2
42536   -       -
23546   2       3
25436   -       2
23456   -       3*
2* = - s;
3* = - - s.

Contains 1,600 each St Clement's Collect Bob Major, St Simon's Bob Triples andPlain Bob Major, with 2 changes of method.

Rung at Windsor (St John) on 10 May 1998, conducted by Frank T Blagrove.

5,040 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (3 methods)

Frank T Blagrove
Start St Clement's College Bob Major:
23456   M   W   H
52436       -
42635   -   3
43526   2   -   -
32546       2   3
35426       -   2
32456       -   3*
Then Plain Bob Major:
32456   W   M   H
42653       -   3
46523   -       2
56324       -   3
36425       -   3
54623       -   -
25643   -       3
62354   -   -   3
24356       -   2
Then Plain Bob Triples:
24356   W   B   M   H
23546   -           2
25436   -           2
25364       -       -
53264           3   2
42536      F,In     -
52346       2       -
23456       2       s
3* = - - s.

Contains 1,060 each St Clement's Collect Bob Major, Plain Bob Major and Plain Bob Triples.

Rung at Windsor (St John) on 25 March 2001, conducted by Frank T Blagrove.

5,012 Spliced Bob Triples and Major (4 methods)

Frank T Blagrove
The basic courses:

a:
23456   O   I
36254   -       PPP.SS

b:
23456   O   I
35246       -   SS.PPP


The composition:

23456           H
65324   a b     3
23465   a b a   3
65342   b a     3
54236   b a     -
54326   b       -
62453   a b     3
35264   a b     3
62435   a b a   3
35246   b a     3
43526   b       2
36425   a       3
25643   b a     3
36452   b a b   3
25634   a b     3
42536   a       2
23456   b       3
For the extra courses added by blocks of 2 or 3 Homes, add whole courses of St Clement's College Bob Major
when the blocks immediately follow an `a' course, and of Plain Bob Major when they immediately follow
a `b' course.

Contains 1,456 each Plain Bob Major and St Clement's College Bob Major, 1,260 Plain Bob Triples (P) and 840 St Simon's Bob Triples} (S), with 58 changes of method.

Run at Windsor (St John) on 26 November 1995, conducted by Frank T Blagrove.

5,006 Spliced Triples and Major (7 methods)

Maurice J Thurmott
234567   ½  V  B  F  I  M  W  H
65423          -        -  s     YH.BSS.C.L
24563                      s  s  CHSC.L.
56243          ss          -  -  CS.B.HY.L.
46235                   s  s     YHS.Y.L
342765      s  -  s  -     -     Y.S.B.B.SC.L
43256       -  ss          -     Y.S.B.HC.L
56324                   -  s  s  YHH.Y.L.
357246      s  ss             -  C.S.B.HCL.
237546   -     ss                YH.B.SCL
632754   -     -  s  -  -  s  -  YS.B.B.S.C.L.
732465         s        s  s     YH.H.C.L

Then change to Grandsire Triples:

  732465
  267354  3
s 342567  1
  753642  4
  347526  3
  653247  1
  536247  4
  645372  3
  236745  1
  642357  3
  736542  1
  537264  5
  375264  4
  273456  5
  642573  1
  736254  2
  547623  2
  235764  2
  472635  1
  354267  2
  673425  2
  546273  1
  735624  2
  247563  2
  352647  1
  473265  2
  734265  4
  657423  2
  346257  1
  573624  2
  245367  2
  672534  2
  456372  1
  674523  3
  356274  1
  743625  2
  437625  4
  634572  5
  256734  1
  632547  3
  756432  1
  457263  5
  634725  2
  256473  2
  342756  1
  253467  3
  672345  2
  246753  3
  372546  1
  243765  3
  572643  1
  675324  5
  436275  1
  754623  2
  237465  2
  652743  2
  376452  1
  653724  3
  476253  1
  534627  2
  345627  4
  643752  5
  276543  1
  432657  2
  574263  2
  635427  2
  746235  1
  637452  3
  246537  1
  372654  2
  253746  3
  532746  4
  675432  1
  536724  3
  475236  1
  274653  5
  532467  2
  675243  2
  276354  5
  432576  1
  274365  3
  532674  1
  275346  3
  542763  3
  745326  5
  637245  1
  236574  5
  452736  1
s 324567  3
  753624  1
  467253  1
s 234567  1

Contains 2,926 Grandsire Triples, 384 Superlative Surprise Major 352 each Cambridge Surprise Major, Huddersfield Surprise Major, London Surprise Major and Yorkshire Surprise Major, and 288 Bristol Surprise Major, with 60 changes of method.
The peal concludes with the final 205 leads of Holt’s one part (“Original”).

Rung at Staveley on 30 October 1994, conducted by D Paul Smith.

5,002 Spliced Triples and Major (7 methods)

Maurice J Thurmott
Start Stedman Triples:
2314567   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  0  1  2  3  4
6125347   s  -  -  -  -  -     -  -     -  -  -  -
5672134   -  -     -  -     -  -     -     -  -
2743615   -  -     -  -     -  -  -  -     -  -
3421756      -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -
1237456   -  -     -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -
7354261   -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -        -
3672145   -     -  -     -     -  -     -  -  -  -
2741653   -  -        -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -
1536742   -           -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -
6342517   -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -
2461375      -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -
1623475   -  -     -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -
3274651   -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -        -
2536714   -     -  -     -  -     -     -  -  -  -
6341572   -  -     -  -     -  -  -  -     -  -
1467325      -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -
5673421   -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -     -  -     -
3471265      -  -        -  -        -  -        -
1736524   -  -  -  -     -  -     -  -     -  -
1265473   -     -  -           -  -     -  -     -
5614273   -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -     -  -
4752316   -  -  -  -     -  -        -  -     -  -
2541637   -  -  -  -     -  -     -  -     -  -
1426537   -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -     -  -
6215437   -  -     -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -
5467312      -  -        -  -        -  -     -  -
7653241   -  -  -  -     -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -
3571462      -  -        -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -
1732546      -     -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -
2314765      -  -     -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -   
Then change to surprise major:
234765   V  B  F  I  M  W  H
234756      s                  YS.SCL
534627   -  ss       -  -  -   Y.H.B.H.C.L.
453627      ss             -   CH.B.HCL.
652347               -  s      YSS.C.L
326547      ss          -  s   CS.B.HY.L.
536724   s  s           -      Y.S.HC.L
324657   -           -  s  s   Y.HS.C.L.
642357      -  -  -     s  s   YS.B.B.HC.L.
532467      -  -  -  -  -  -   YH.B.B.S.C.L.
564237      -        s  s  -   YS.BSH.Y.L.
245637                  -  s   YHSC.L.
275463   -  s                  Y.S.HCL
Then back to Stedman Triples, starting with a bob and a full slow six:
1275463  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  0  1  2
2547163  -        -        -        -  -   :
5374261  -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -        -:
6417532  -  -  -  -  -  -  -     -  -     -:
2314567  -  -  -  -           -  -  -:     

Contains 2,794 Stedman Triples, 416 Superlative Surprise Major, 384 each Cambridge Surprise Major, Huddersfield Surprise Major, London Surprise Major and Yorkshire Surprise Major, and 256 Bristol Surprise Major, with 67 changes of method.

Rung at Trumpington on 18 December 2005, conducted by David C Brown.

5,010 Spliced Triples and Major (8 methods)

Mark R Eccleston
              Major                  Stedman Triples
12345678                             1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10
1372546                              s     -  -  -  -        s
1673425                                 -  s  -  -  -        s
4672513                                 s        -  -  -  -  s    
4376125                                 s  -  -  -  -        s     ╮
4573261                                 s  -  -  -  -        s     │ A
2576143                                 s        -  -  -  -  s     ╯
5471263                                          2A
5374612                                 s  -  -  -  -        s
5273146                                 s  -  -  -  -        s
1253647                                 s        -  -  -  -     - 
14536278      DY(s)P
145326        PPSS-CC-LP-PPY(s)CLD-
132456        YDC-L-
134256        SD(s)
153246        YDY-L
124356        P(s)PD-                                             
5276413                                          -  -  -  -  s
1675243                                          4A
1376452                                 s  -  -  -  -        s
1264537                                 s  -  -  -  -           - 
16452378      CDDB(s)BB(s)S(s)P
134526        CSPP(s)P
124653        P(s)YD-DBB-BS-BD-
163452        CCS-L(s)B(s)Y(s)
142365        CL(s)CLDB(s)CL-
152364        YYPP(s)YL                                           
6574213                                          -  -  -  -  s
5172643                                          2A
5371426                                   s  -  -  -  -        s
5673214                                   s  -  -  -  -        s
2671453                                   s        -  -  s  s  s
2673541                                   s  -  -  -  -  -  -  s
1465327                                         s  -  -:           (6 sixes)
15463278      YD-
165432        PPD-
124635        DB-BSS-C-L.
163425        P-B.PPD-PD-
12537486      SS-PS-B.Y                                           
Round with two changes of Yorkshire.
Stedman starts are with a full slow six.
Unless otherwise indicated Stedman courses are 10 sixes long.

Contains 2,496 Stedman Triples, 416 Bristol Surprise Major, 386 Yorkshire Surprise Major, 384 each Cambridge Surprise Major and Superlative Surprise Major, 352 Plain Bob Major 320 London Surprise Major and 272 Double Norwich Court Bob Major, with 75 changes of method, queens, tittums and back rounds (twice).

Run at Birmingham (St Paul) on 4 October 2019, conducted by Mark R Eccleston.

5,028 Variable Cover Spliced Triples and Major (9 methods)

Graham M Bradshaw
2345678   Stedman Triples   Major              
6745238   2.9 (10 sixes)
3824567                     [BLR-]
2384567                     LRY-
8263547                     NY{-B-C
8234567                     S(s)B(s)PNR-}CYNSP-
Repeat six times, with the following
substitutions:

In the second part replace [BLR-] by
5634827
6354827  B-CRL-
6253847  S-RR
2783456  S-C-LR(s)B(s)C-R-

and in the sixth part omit the leads and calls in { curly braces }.

The Stedman Triples courses all start and end with the fourth row of a quick six.

Contains 768 Rutland Surprise Major, 672 Yorkshire Surprise Major 640 each Bristol Surprise Major and Lincolnshire Surprise Major (N), 512 Cambridge Surprise Major, 480 each London Surprise Major and Superlative Surprise Major 420 Stedman Triples, and 416 Pudsey Surprise Major, with 149 changes of method.

Rung at Darlington (St Cuthbert) on 6 July 2009, conducted by Andrew J Graham.

5,012 Variable Cover Spliced Triples and Major (9 methods)

Graham M Bradshaw
2345678   Stedman Triples   Major      
6745238          a
3824567                     BLR-
2384567                     LRY-
8263547                     NY-B-C
8234567                     SPNR-CYNSP-
Repeat six times.
a = 2.3.4.5.7.8.s9.11.13.14.15.s16 (18 sixes)
The Stedman Triples courses all start and end with the fourth row of a quick six.

Contains 756 Stedman Triples, 672 each Lincolnshire Surprise Major (N), Rutland Surprise Major and Yorkshire Surprise Major, 448 each Bristol Surprise Major, Cambridge Surprise Major, London Surprise Major, Pudsey Surprise Major, and Superlative Surprise Major, with 139 changes of method.

Rung at Edgbaston on 12 August 2009, conducted by Mark R Eccleston.

5,044 Variable Cover Spliced Triples and Major (9 methods)

Graham M Bradshaw
2345678   Stedman Triples  Major         
6745238          a
3824567                    BLR-
2384567                    LRY-
8263547                    NY-B-C
8234567                    S.B.PNR-CYNSP-
Repeat six times.
In parts 1 and 2: a = 2.3.4.5.s8.s9.s11.13.14.15.s16 (18 sixes);
in part 3: a = 2.3.4.5.7.8.s9.11.13.14.15.s16 (18);
in parts 4, 5, 6 and 7: a = 2.9 (10).
The Stedman Triples courses all start and end with the fourth row of a quick six.

Contains 672 each Bristol Surprise Major, Lincolnshire Surprise Major (N), Rutland Surprise Major and Yorkshire Surprise Major, 564 Stedman Triples, and 448 each Cambridge Surprise Major, London Surprise Major, Pudsey Surprise Major and Superlative Surprise Major, with 146 changes of method.

Run at Kilburn, Greater London (St Augustine) on 16 August 2009, conducted by Andrew J Graham.

5,140 Spliced Triples and Major (9 methods)

Graham M Bradshaw
2345678   Stedman Triples   Major        
6745238          a
3824567                     BLR-
2384567                     LRY-
8263547                     NY-B-C
8234567                     S[(s)B(s)]PNR-CYNSP-
Repeat six times, omitting [bracketed] calls and lead
of Bristol from parts 5, 6 and 7.
a = 2.3.4.5.s8.s9.s11.13.14.15.s16 (18 sixes)
The Stedman Triples courses all start and end with the fourth row of a quick six.

Contains 756 Stedman Triples, 672 each Lincolnshire Surprise Major (N), Rutland Surprise Major and Yorkshire Surprise Major, 576 Bristol Surprise Major, and 448 each Cambridge Surprise Major, London Surprise Major, Pudsey Surprise Major and Superlative Surprise Major, with 143 changes of method.

Rung at Greenwich on 19 September 2009, conducted by Andrew J Graham.

5,028 Variable Cover Spliced Triples and Major (9 methods)

Graham M Bradshaw
2345678  Stedman Triples   Major               
6745238   2.9 (10 sixes)
3824567                    BLR-
2384567                   [LRY-]
8263547                    NY-B-C
8234567                    S(s)B(s)PNR-C[Y]NSP-
Repeat six times, in the last part
replacing [LRY-] with Y(s)B(s)CL(s)B(s)PY-
and {Y} with N.
The Stedman Triples courses all start and end with the
 fourth row of a quick six.

Contains 736 Bristol Surprise Major, 704 Lincolnshire Surprise Major (N), 672 Yorkshire Surprise Major, 640 Rutland Surprise Major, 480 each Cambridge Surprise Major and Pudsey Surprise Major, 448 each London Surprise Major and Superlative Surprise Major and 420 Stedman Triples, with 149 changes of method.

Rung at Kineton on 2 July 2017, conducted by Mark R Eccleston.

5,124 Variable Cover Spliced Triples and Major (22 methods)

John M Goldthorpe
  2345678 Stedman (p-pppppp-p)
  6745238 Bristol
  4627853 Ipswich
  3852746 London
  5378624 Tavistock
  2486375 Uxbridge
- 3824567 Ashtead
  7562438 Cray
  4687352 Whalley
  8436275 Wembley
- 2384567 Cornwall
- 5823746 Double Dublin
- 2583746 Lincolnshire
  3456278 Cambridge
  6748325 Lindum
  4637582 Preston
  7862453 Superlative
- 8253746 Cassiobury
  4637258 Yorkshire
  7568423 Rutland
  6745382 Pudsey
  5872634 Glasgow
- 8234567
Repeat six times.
Stedman starts and ends at the fourth row of a quick six.

Contains 420 Stedman Triples and 224 each Bristol Surprise Major, Ipswich Surprise Major, London Surprise Major, Tavistock Surprise Major, Uxbridge Surprise Major, Ashtead Surprise Major, Cray Surprise Major, Whalley Surprise Major, Wembley Surprise Major, Cornwall Surprise Major, Double Dublin Surprise Major, Lincolnshire Surprise Major, Cambridge Surprise Major, Lindum Surprise Major, Preston Surprise Major, Superlative Surprise Major, Cassiobury Surprise Major, Yorkshire Surprise Major, Rutland Surprise Major, Pudsey Surprise Major and Glasgow Surprise Major, with 153 changes of method.

Rung at Pimlico on 13 February 2009, conducted by Andrew J Graham.