Early Guild Reports


The guild was formed in 1923 and its first report covered the period 1923 to 1932. This contains a wealth of information on towers, members, rules, competitions, accounts and peals and can be read by clicking here. The second report (1932 to 1938) can be found here.

Guild Minute Books

Click here for the first guild minute book covering the period 28th October 1923 to 22nd June 1957.

Early Reports in The Ringing World

The Ringing World reported the formation of the guild at a meeting in Brecon on 27th October 1923. In its pages can also be found reports of events and activities such as meetings, visits, peals and ringing in guild towers, providing a valuable source of historical information. The list of links below will be expanded to cover many of these items.

Index to Guild Area Items in The Ringing World

The index below covers references between 1911 and 1914 to what are now Guild towers. In time it will be expanded to include later years. 'Ringing' refers to reports of ringing other than peals, quarter peals and half peals. 'Ringers' covers references to events such as outings and competitions.

Some references are linked to images of the Ringing World articles which can be displayed by clicking the page number. To see the others you will need access to the early copies of the journal. The first ninety years of The Ringing World (1911 to 2000) are now available on DVD. Details can be found HERE and an order form can be found HERE.

             
SubjectRW reference - Year(1st or 2nd half, for two volume years)/Page
Brecon (St Mary)
- Handbell ringing1914(2)/331
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1913(2)/268
- Quarter peals1912(1)/62; 1913(2)/170
- Ringers1912(1)/393; 1913(1)/402; 1914(1)/78,414; 1914(2)/251,275
- Ringing1914(1)/196,237; 1914(2)/331
Builth Wells
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1912(1)/42
- Quarter peals1911/31,302,569; 1912(2)/65; 1914(1)/33; 1914(2)/95,252
- Ringers1911/475; 1912(1)/140,393; 1913(1)/402
- Ringing1911/552; 1914(2)/95,252
Cefn Coed
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1912(1)/78,95
- Quarter peals1914(1)/196
- Ringers1912(1)/85; 1914(1)/328
Defynnog
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1913(2)/72
Glasbury
- Competition1912(1)/393; 1913(1)/133,390,402; 1913(2)/12,170,211,299; 1914(1)/414
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1911/473; 1912(1)/41; 1912(2)/5,54; 1913(1)/245; 1913(2)/5,169; 1914(1)/287,424
- Quarter peals1911/78; 1912(1)/187; 1912(2)/270; 1913(1)/321; 1913(2)/170
- Ringers1911/342; 1912(1)/50,140,393; 1913(1)/402; 1914(2)/263
- Ringing1911/78; 1914(2)/271
Knighton1914(2)/279
- Handbell ringing1914(2)/279
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1914(2)/263,279
- Ringers1914(2)/279
- Ringing1914(2)/279
Llanbadarn Fawr1912(1)/140
- Ringing1912(1)/140
Llandefaelog Fach
- Competition1914(1)/78
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1913(1)/93; 1913(2)/56
- Quarter peals1913(2)/147
- Ringing1914(1)/78,196
Llanelly
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1914(2)/5
- Ringers1914(1)/414
Llangattock
- Ringers1912(1)/393; 1913(1)/402; 1914(1)/414
Peals (Non-S&BDG)
- Brecon (St Mary)1913(2)/268
- Builth Wells1912(1)/42
- Cefn Coed1912(1)/78,95
- Defynnog1913(2)/72
- Glasbury1911/473; 1912(1)/41; 1912(2)/5,54; 1913(1)/245; 1913(2)/5,169; 1914(1)/287,424
- Knighton1914(2)/263
- Llandefaelog Fach1913(1)/93; 1913(2)/56
- Llanelly1914(2)/5
- Sketty1912(2)/292,352
- Swansea (St Mary)1912(1)/309
- Talgarth1912(1)/78; 1912(2)/37,42
Sketty
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1912(2)/292,352
- Ringers1912(1)/230; 1912(2)/22,297
Swansea (St Mary)
- Half peals1912(1)/358
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1912(1)/309
- Quarter peals1912(1)/217; 1913(1)/202; 1914(1)/348
- Ringers1912(1)/230; 1912(2)/22,297; 1913(2)/183; 1914(2)/335
- Ringing1912(1)/284,358; 1912(2)/147; 1913(1)/202
Talgarth
- Peals (Non-S&BDG)1912(1)/78; 1912(2)/37,42
- Ringers1912(1)/393; 1913(1)/402
- Situations Vacant1913(1)/39
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