W&P COMPOSITIONS 1973

5024 Plain Bob Major

W S Croft
2346587  3  6
4253678  S
5462387  S
6534278  S
3625487  S
2346578  S
4253687  S
5462378  S
6534287  S
3625478  S
4236587  S  -
6-part
Start at backstroke with S
S for bob at 6 in part 3
Call the following instead of part 2
4236587  3  4  8
3452678  S
3426587     S  -
Southampton (handbells), 3.1.1973

5040 Plain Bob Royal

E B James
23456  W  M  H
64325  S  -  -
42365  2      
10-part
SW instead of 2 bobs in parts 5 and 10
Southampton (handbells), 4.1.1973

5600 Cambridge S Major

C Middleton
23456  M  W  H
35264  2  2  3
56342  2  2  3
64523  2  2  3
42635  2  2  3
23456  2  2  3
Hursley, 6.1.1973
Micheldever (handbells), 10.4.2012

5104 Little Bob Maximus

arr. W S Croft
23456  W  M  H
42635  -  -
52634     S
62435     -
42365  2     -
12-part
Bob for S except in parts 1 and 7
S for bob H in parts 3,6,9,12
Omit 3M in part 12
Southampton (handbells), 6.1.1973
Marblehead, Mass. (handbells), 27.3.2008

5120 Spliced Plain Major (6 methods)

K S B Croft (arr.)
23456  W  M  H
26435  -  -  2
32465  -     3
63425  -     3
23465  S     3
24635  -     2
32645  -     3
43625  -     3
23645  S     3
3-part
Omit one block of 3H
All courses rung WRDGLP
1024 Reverse Bob, Double Bob, Plain Bob;
768 Wellington Little Bob, Gainsborough
Little Bob; 512 Little Bob; 383 com
Southampton (handbells), 23.2.1973

5007 Stedman Cinques

J Carter
2314567890E  5  6  19
21645378E90    (a)
214356             2 
413256          -  2  |
312456          -  2  |
314256          S  2  | A
412356          -  2  |
213456          -  2  |
216354             -
612453          -  -
214365       -     2
213465          A    
2134658709E    (b)
214365          A    
(a) = 1.6.7.8.10.11.12.13.15.16.17 (20 sixes)
(b) = 2.13S.15S
Christchurch, 10.3.1973

5022 Winchester S Major

C Middleton (arr. R F B Speed)
(32456) M  W  H
 24356        2
 45263  2  2  3
 56432  2  2
 63524  2  2  3
 32645  2  2  3
 23456  2  2  S
Snap start
Bishopstoke, 20.3.1973
St Agatha, Portsmouth, 17.6.2015

5088 Knebworth S Major

J W Washbrook
23456  M  B  W
64523  -  3  2
25346  -     -
43652  -     -
56234  -     -
26435  -      
3-part
North Stoneham, 31.3.1973

5022 Zelah S Major

C Middleton (arr. R F B Speed)
(32456) M  W  H
 24356        2
 45263  2  2  3
 56432  2  2
 63524  2  2  3
 32645  2  2  3
 23456  2  2  S
Snap start
Bishopstoke, 3.4.1973

13440 Cambridge S Major

F T Blagrove [RW 1973 p.418]
2345678  1  3  4  6  7
3284756  -  -  -  -  S
2368547  -  -  -  -  S
2364785  -  -  -  -  -
3256847  -  -  -  -  S
3254768  -  -  -  -  -
2385647  -  -  -  -  S
3278456  -  -  -  -  S
3275684  -  -  -  -  -
2347856  -  -  -  -  S
3264578  -  -  -  -  S
6-part
S = 1236
East Tytherley, 7.4.1973

5088 Kent TB Major

W Hudson
23456  M  B  H
25463  2  3  2
42356     4   
3-part
Southampton (handbells), 11.4.1973
Romsey (handbells), 16.1.2005
Holybourne (handbells), 17.7.2008
Micheldever (handbells), 24.10.2009
Lundy Island (handbells), 19.2.2013
Rosemoor Grove, Chandler’s Ford (handbells), 15.12.2014 
Micheldever (handbells), 29.1.2016 
New Farm Road, New Alresford (handbells), 16.1.2017

5232 Spliced Plain Maximus (3 methods)

arr. W S Croft
23456  W  M       
42635  -  -  PLP
54623 (-) S  PLP
64325     -  PPGPP
26345  -     PPGPP
42365  -     PPGPP
12-part
Bob for S except in parts 1 and 7
S for (-) in parts 3,6,9,12
4608 Plain Bob, 432 Gainsborough
Little Bob, 192 Little Bob, 120 com
Southampton (handbells), 16.4.1973

5022 Ullesthorpe S Major

C Middleton (arr. R F B Speed)
(32456) M  W  H
 24356        2
 45263  2  2  3
 56432  2  2
 63524  2  2  3
 32645  2  2  3
 23456  2  2  S
Snap start
Soberton, 1.5.1973

5184 Plain Bob Major

J Carter
23456            B  M  H
34526  5ths/4ths    S  3
42365            1      
12-part
S halfway and end
Southampton (handbells), 12.7.1973
Rosemoor Grove, Chandler’s Ford (handbells), 19.11.2012

5022 Kenwyn S Major

C Middleton (arr. R F B Speed)
(32456) M  W  H
 24356        2
 45263  2  2  3
 56432  2  2
 63524  2  2  3
 32645  2  2  3
 23456  2  2  S
Snap start
West Meon, 17.7.1973

5022 Cambridge S Major

C Middleton (arr. R F B Speed)
(32456) M  W  H
 24356        2
 45263  2  2  3
 56432  2  2
 63524  2  2  3
 32645  2  2  3
 23456  2  2  S
Snap start
New Alresford, 18.7.1973  
East Tytherley, 7.8.1973  
Barrow Gurney, 23.3.1980 
Southampton (handbells), 10.4.1980

5184 Spliced Plain Maximus (2 methods)

arr. W S Croft
23456  W  M
43625  S  -
54632 (-) S
64235     -
34265  S   
12-part
S for (-) in parts 6 and 12
All courses rung PPGPP
4608 Plain Bob, 576 Gainsborough
Little Bob, 96 com
Southampton (handbells), 26.8.1973

5022 Yorkshire S Major

C Middleton (arr. R F B Speed)
(32456) M  W  H
 24356        2
 45263  2  2  3
 56432  2  2
 63524  2  2  3
 32645  2  2  3
 23456  2  2  S
Snap start
Bishopstoke, 29.8.1973

5000 Spliced Plain Royal (6 methods)

arr. W S Croft
2345678  Out W  M  H
6342587   S  S  S
23465        S     6 (BBSBBS)
53426        S  S
23456        S     6 (BBSBBS)
6432578   S  S  -  - | A
42365        2       |
23456       11 A    
Omit S Out except in first A
Add SH at end of sixth and twelfth A
All courses rung WRDGLLP
1000 Reverse Bob, Double Bob, Plain Bob;
800 Little Bob; 600 Wellington Little
Bob, Gainsborough Little Bob; 299 com
Southampton (handbells), 28.8.1973

5136 Spliced Plain Major (11 methods)

arr. W S Croft
23456  W  M  H         
46325  S  S  -  WRDGLP
34625        -  NCSL
63425        -  PLYBWG
43562  S  -     WRDGLP
53264     -     DPPPGLP
42365     -  -  DGPP   
12-part
S for bob halfway and end
1728 Plain Bob; 768 Double Bob; 720
Gainsborough Little Bob; 480 Little Bob;
432 Wellington Little Bob; 384 Reverse
Bob; 192 Crayford College Bob,
St Clement’s College Bob; 96 Lansdowne
Little Bob (N), Crayford Little Bob (Y);
48 Bastow Little Bob; 359 com
Southampton (handbells), 9.9.1973

5040 Plain Bob Royal

J A Trollope
23456  W  M  H
64235  -  -  -
24365  2     -
43265  3     2
4-part
S for bob halfway and end
Southampton (handbells), 15.9.1973

5040 Spliced Plain Major (14 methods)

W S Croft
23456  W  M  H        
46325  S (S) -  DDPGLP
34625        -  NCSL
63425        -  PLYBWG
45362  S  -  S  WRDGLP
43562        S  MBKL
53264     -     FPDGLP
42365     -  -  RLP   
12-part
Omit (S) except in parts 1,4,7,10
S for bob halfway and end
1344 Plain Bob; 768 Double Bob; 672
Little Bob; 576 Gainsborough Little
Bob; 384 Reverse Bob; 288 Wellington
Little Bob; 192 Crayford College Bob,
St Clement’s College Bob, Fulbeck
Bob; 96 Lansdowne Little Bob (N),
Crayford Little Bob (Y), Bastow
Little Bob, Cambray Little Bob (M);
48 Kent Little Bob; 407 com
Southampton (handbells), 21.9.1973

5135 Grandsire Maximus

W T Perrins [RW 1974 p.909]
 234567890ET  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11
 32465                      (a)
 43265        -  -  -  -  S  -  -  -  -  -  S |
 24365        -  -  -  -  S  -  -  -  -  -  S | A
 42365        -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  S |
 34265        -  -  -  -  S  -  -  -  -  -  S |
 432658790ET                (b)
 24365        -  -  -  -  S  -  -  -  -  -  S
 42365        -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  S
 34265        -  -  -  -  S  -  -  -  -  -  S
 23465        -  -  -  -  S  -  -  -  -  -  S
 324658709ET                (c)
 34265                       A               
 234658709TE                (d)
 42365        -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
(34265)       -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -   
(a) = 1.2.3.4.8S.14.15.16.17.18.19.20S
(b) = 1.2.3.4S.9S.13.14S
(c) = 1.2S.4S.11.12.13.14S
(d) = 1.2.3.4.5S.6.7.8S.9.10.11S
Christchurch, 22.9.1973

5154 Victoria S Major

S J Ivin (arr. A P Smith)
23456  W  M  H
24356 (x)    -
63245  -  -  - |
52634  -  -  - |
46523  -  -  - | A
35624     -  - |
46352  -  -  - |
23465  -  -  - |
54236  -  -  -
25436        -
24563     A
35246  -  -  -
23546        -
25364     A   
Round in 2 changes
(x) = S in 23 at 8th change
Highclere, 16.10.1973

5088 Kent TB Major

J Nicholl
23456  B  W
35264  -
56342  -
42563  -  2
26435  -
63254  -
35642  -
42356  -  2
3-part
Southampton (handbells), 15.12.1973

5184 Kent TB Major

A Knights
23456  M  B  W  H
62534     -  2  2
46325     -  2  2
42563     -  2  1
24365     -  1  2
23645  1  -  2  2
3-part
Southampton (handbells), 18.12.1973

5184 Spliced TB Major (2 methods)

E Timbrell (Ilkeston var.)
23456  M  W  H                         
53462     1  2  KK KK KO OK KK KK KK KK
63425     1  2  KK KK KO OK KK KK KK KK
25346           KK KK KO OK KK
43526  2        KK KK KK KK KO OK KK
24365  1        KK KK KK KO OK KK
64352     1  2  KK KK KO OK KK KK KK KK
52436           KK KK KO OK KK
34256  2        KK KK KK KK KO OK KK   
3-part
4416 Kent, 768 Oxford, 48 com
Southampton (handbells), 22.12.1973

5007 Stedman Cinques

F E Darby
2314567890E  6  19
21645378E90   (a)
214356           2
413256       -   2 |
312456       -   2 |
314256       S   2 | A
412356       -   2 |
213456       -   2 |
216354           -
2145638709E   (b)
213465           - |
314265       -   2 | B
412365       -   2 |
21456378E90   (c)
213465           -
214365         A  
4125638709E   (c)
214365         B  
(a) = 1.6.7.8.10.11.12.13.15.16.17 (20 sixes)
(b) = 2.5.13S.14.15.19
(c) = 2.6.13S.15S.19
Winchester Cathedral, 26.12.1973

5040 Kent TB Royal

J Wood
23456  M  W  H
54326     2  2
53246     1  2
52436     1  2
23564  2  2
32465  2     2
2-part
Southampton (handbells), 27.12.1973

5152 Yorkshire S Major

C P Starbuck
 23456  M  W  H
 64352  -     -
 43652     SS 2
(23456) 2      
 52436     -    | A
 42365  S  2  - |
 23456    5A   
Southampton (handbells), 31.12.1973
Southampton (handbells), 20.12.1974
Upham, 12.9.1981