Four Shires Guild of Bell Ringers
From the Archives (100 yrs ago)
The Old FSG Minute Book records the following for the period 1st
April to 31st June 1911:-
27th April 1911
The Third (Spring) Meeting of the Guild took place at Todenham on Thursday 27th April 1911. The Attendance was not so good as previously owing to the wet weather. Competitions commenced at 2pm and 4 towers entered, viz:- Shipston; Campden; Blockley and Longborough: In each part Shipston easily won. The order was as follows:-
| ||Rising & Sinking||Marks|| || ||Round Ringing|| |
|1||Shipston||30 || ||1||Shipston||42|
|2||Longborough||12 || ||2||Campden||38|
|3||Campden||4 || ||3||Longborough||34|
|4||Blockley||-8 || ||4||Blockley||32|
| ||Call Changes|| || || ||Method Ringing|| |
|1||Shipston||42 || ||1||Shipston||44|
|2||Blockley||38 || ||2||Longborough||35|
|3||Longborough||34 || ||3||- -|| |
|4||Campden||32 || ||4||- -|| |
Tea was held in the Farrier's Arms, to which about 50 sat down.
A special Service was held, the preacher being Canon Houghton, Vicar of Blockley and Chairman & President of the Guild.
After tea the Treasurer's account was passed and signed & Certificates awarded. Ringing continued till 9pm.
Messrs F A Case & W Large were the Judges in the Competitions.