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Ringers at All Saints

The current band & officers 

Famous ringers at All Saints 

All Saints band over the years 

Former ringers and officers 

Did you know? : Eddie Whittingham rang literally to the end of his life, dying in the tower during a practice on 20th May 1968.

Some of the band

Ringers in 2002  

Tower officers

Jane Mellor
Tower Foreman
Kristin Futch
Deputy Foreman
Nigel Mellor 
Ringing Master
Jon Tutcher
 Deputy Ringing Master
Steve Bates

Angela Lazda
John Harrison
Steeple Keeper

Details and contact information for the current officers  

 Famous All Saints ringers 

  F E RobinsonReverend F E Robinson is buried in All Saints churchyard. He was a prolific ringer, being the first person ever to ring 1000 peals. He was also a reformer, helping to found the Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers, and serving as its first master for 30 years until his death.
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 Gilbert ThurlowReverend Gilbert Thurlow rang in Cambridge as an undergraduate and after ordination came to All Saints as a curate in the 1930s. He subsequently went on to become a President of the Central Council of Church Bellringers and Dean of Gloucester Cathedral. Click for more details.

All Saints band over the years

What did former ringers look like? We have pictures going back a century.

Coronation of Edward VII 1902
1923 peal at St Paul's
1936 quarter peal in memory of King George V
Whittingham & Wigmore 1960s?
Training course 1978
Presentation to Walter Pearce 1980
Handbell tune-ringing band 1982
Handbell tune-ringers 1982 
Ringers in 1983 
Peal band in 1986
Ringing in 1990 
Band that rang an 1881 to mark the 125th anniversary of Sonning Deanery Society
Peal attempt 2009 
Band that attempted a peal in 2009
Bird's eye view of a practice in April 2011
Celebrating ringing 100 different methods in 2011
Band that rang a 300 for the tercentenary of Fabian Stedman's death in 2015
Band that rang a quarter peal for the 75th anniversary of VE Day
Dinner day peal band in 2019
Ringing handbells for service during Covid-19 pandemic

Former ringers and officers

Did you ever ring at All Saints?
Do you know anyone who did?
We would love to hear from you. See contact .

Click to see a list of: Known ringers from 1882 to present ... or ... Tower officers from 1880 to present

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