A quarterly meeting of the Southampton District was held at Upham on Saturday, October 12th. The bells (six) were available during the afternoon and evening. Tea and business meeting took place at the Brushmaker’s Arms, the Rector of Upham presiding, supported by Mr. G. Williams (vice-president), Mr. Geo. Pullinger (general secretary), and Canon Ridout, of Johannesburg, and members from Titchfield, Bishop’s Waltham, Shedfield, North Stoneham, King’s Somborne, Hursley, Portsmouth, Winchester, and the local band.

The Rector of Upham was elected an hon. member, and Canon Ridout a compounding member.

The methods rung on the tower bells were Grandsire and Stedman Doubles, Grandsire, Bob, Double Court, Oxford, Kent and Cambridge Surprise Minor.

Thanks were accorded to the Rector for the use of the bells, and for presiding. The annual meeting is fixed for January 18th at Southampton, notice of which will be given in ‘The Ringing World.’

The Ringing World No. 970, October 25th, 1929, page 683