The Essex Association of Change Ringers   President: The Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Chelmsford

Things to Ring For

If you are looking for a reason to ring something in your area here are some ideas of anniversaries across the Association

Date Year Event District
1901 Formation of 4 districts NW, NE, SE & SW
1925 First Life Memberships
1925 Bell Restoration Fund launched
1961 First Association Striking Competition
1967 First "all ladies" peal for the Association.
1969 Formation of Southern District S
27 Mar 1971 First peal at Rochford S
April 1991 Essex Ringing Course began
25 Apr 1931 First peal at Ingrave S
7 May 1888 First long length peal for the Association at Foxearth,
10,176 Kent Treble Bob Major in 5hrs 53 mins
16 May 1914 First peal on the 12 at Chelmsford Cathedral SE
2 Jun 1879 Formation of the Essex Association of Change Ringers at Writtle
15 Jul 1933 Hilda Snowden, first lady peal conductor for the Association.
5040 Treble Bob Minor (2m) at Colne Engaine 2hrs 57mins
22 Jul 1922 First peal on bells at Shenfield S
23 Jul 1921 First peal at South Weald S
2 Aug 1879 First peal for the Association at Waltham Abbey,
5040 Grandsire Triples in 2hrs 56min
27 Sep 1913 Dedication of the new 12 at Chelmsford Cathedral SE
9 Oct 1954 First Annual Dinner
31 Oct 1891 Anniversary of the first peal of Stedman Triples at Brentwood S
15 Nov 1919 Formation of Northern District N
26 Nov 1921 First peal at Rettendon S

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