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|Tower Foreman||John Harrison||0118 9785520||Foreman (at) AllSaintsWokinghambells.org.uk||* Talks, group visits, school projects, website|
|Deputy Foreman||Jon Tutcher||0118 973 3835|
|Ringing Master||Nigel Mellor||0118 979 2037||* Runs the ringing|
|Secretary||Jane Mellor||0118 979 2037||Secretary (at) AllSaintsWokinghambells.org.uk||* Other enquiries|
|Treasurer||Jon Tutcher||0118 973 3835|
|Steeple Keeper||Kristin Fitch||0118 978 0596||*The hardware & flag flying|
grew up in Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire where he learnt to ring in 1959. He was tower captain briefly before studying
and ringing for three years in Cambridge. He married and moved to Wokingham in 1967. He has held most tower offices at All
Saints, and is also active in the wider world of ringing training, running courses at Deanery, Diocesan and national level.
He is a member of the Central Council of Church Bellringers, served on its Education Committee for 14 years (as chairman
from 2000-2007) and is currently chairman of both its Public Relations and Biographies Committees. He is Chairman for Sonning
Deanery and was Training Co-ordinator for many years, and also chairman of the Oxford Diocesan Guild Education Committee.
From 1999-2007, he wrote a monthly column on training in The Ringing World, now published in four volumes. He has
written four other books for ringers, as well as a book for non-ringers on the history
of ringing in Wokingham . He received a Civic Award from the Mayor of Wokingham in 2006, for services to the community
Jon grew up
in Somerset and learnt to ring in Ilminster (23cwt 8) in 1967 (ringing lots of Grandsire Triples and call changes!) He studied
at London University where he rang for a couple of years as a ULSCR member. Jon moved to Wokingham in 1977 and started ringing
with the All Saints band in 1980, becoming a member in 1981. He has previously held all tower offices: Foreman and Secretary
(twice each) and Deputy Foreman and Steeple keeper
has been a bellringer for over 35 years, having been trained by the choir master of St Mary's Church Scarborough. Singing
and ringing have played a major part in his social life, and he was a member of All Saints choir for 5 years and before
being formally elected a member of All Saints' Bellringers when his family moved to Wokingham in 1996. He served as Deputy
Foreman from 2000 - 2002.
is just in the blood. She was taught by her father Ian Thompson at All Saints Allesley in Coventry. She has been a bell
ringer for 40 years. Not only does Jane's whole family ring but she has an ancestor back in the 1800s who was a bell ringer.
When Jane left home to train she joined the Leeds University Society of Church Bellringers with whom she still meets up
regularly for weekends of ringing and social events. Through this society she met Nigel (current Ringing Master at All Saints).
Bellringing is a healthy hobby for Jane but she rings to welcome people to church to the Glory of God.
Jon grew up in Somerset and learnt to ring in Ilminster (23cwt 8) in 1967 (ringing lots of Grandsire Triples and call changes!) He studied at London University where he rang for a couple of years as a ULSCR member. Jon moved to Wokingham in 1977 and started ringing with the All Saints band in 1980, becoming a member in 1981. He has previously held all tower offices: Foreman and Secretary (twice each) and Deputy Foreman and Steeple keeper.
up in Toledo, Ohio, making her an American transplant as well as a fairly new bellringer. She began ringing at All Saints
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