A quarterly meeting of the Southampton District was held at Dibden on Saturday, July 18th. Touches of Grandsire and Stedman Triples and Bob Major were rung on the bells. Service was conducted by the Rector, Rev. G. T. Tritton, who also gave a short address, after which tea and the business meeting took place in the Old School. The Rector presided, supported by Mr. Geo. Williams (vice-president), Commander Hamilton and Mr. Geo. Pullinger.

Commander Hamilton and Mrs. Geo. Pullinger were elected as hon. members. Five ringers were elected members, two from Bishopstoke, two from Dibden and one from North Stoneham.

The towers represented were Dibden, Bishopstoke, St. Mary’s Southampton, Lymington, King’s Somborne, and North Stoneham. It was decided to hold a combined practice at Southampton in the evening of Tuesday, August 18th.

The next meeting of the district will be held, if possible, at Sherfield English on Saturday, October 17th, notice of which will be given in ‘The Ringing World.’

The Ringing World No. 1062, July 31st, 1931, page 497