Dear Sir,- In reply to a request by George Fry regarding "People who have rung two tower bells to a peal," the following list may be of assistance.
Under the names (which are, as far as I know, in the order that the persons rang their first double handed peal) I put any details that I know:
Sept. 16th, 1953, Cranford, Middx, 2-3, Bob Minor;
Nov. 26th, 1955, Hillingdon, Middx, 1-2, Grandsire Caters;
Dec. 3rd, 1955, Cranford, Middx, 2-3, Bob Minor (rung with F. T. Blagrove ringing and conducting from 4-5);
Oct. 13th, 1956, Beddington, Surrey, 1-2, Grandsire Caters;
Nov. 16th, 1957, Cranford, Middx, 2-3, two Minor methods (cond.);
Aug. 22nd, 1959, Grundisburgh, Suffolk, 9-10, Plain Bob Royal (cond.);
Dec. 3rd, 1960, Hillingdon, Middx, 3-4, Plain Bob Major (cond.);
April 29th, 1961, Preston Candover, Hants, 3-4, Plain Bob Minor (rung with A. R. Price ringing 1-2 and F. T. Blagrove (cond.) from 5-6);
Nov. 19th, 1961, Bishopstoke, Hants, 4-5, Plain Bob Major (rung with T. Chapman ringing and conducting from 2-3);
Nov. 25th, 1961, Hillingdon, Middx, 1-2, Grandsire Caters;
April 25th, 1963, Goring, Oxon, 2-3, Plain Bob Major (cond.);
May 11th, 1963, Hillingdon, Middx, 1-2, Cambridge S. Royal.
The following are in the process of ringing a four double-handed peal of Plain Bob Major. Two attempts have been unsuccessful: A. R. Price, F. C. Price, Tom Chapman, F. T. Blagrove.- Yours sincerely,
FRANK C. PRICE.
The Ringing World No. 2752, January 17, 1964, page 37