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1876 Peal 1877

1876 - 1st peal at the tower on eight bells.
5040 Grandsire triples
75 bobs, 170 singles - 3 hrs. 5 min

1877 - 'Peal' of Grandsire Minor
Tynemouth Amateur Change Ringing Society
720 changes - 27 minutes

And on the back in pencil:
William Walter Richardson, John Rossiter (Joiner)
put cleading around this Belfry
In the year of our Lord, 1879 Feb 7th

Peal 1878 New Year 1884

1878 - 1st Peal by the newly formed  Durham Association
5040 Grandsire Triples - 2 hrs. 58 m
(Certificate on the next page)

1884 - A New Year's Day peal
This should 'ring bells'  with anyone who has read  "The Nine Taylors" a murder mystery by Dorothy L Sayers.