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5120 Bristol Surprise Major
5760/5152 Bristol Surprise Major
5088 Bristol Surprise Major
5152 Bristol Surprise Major
5600 Bristol Surprise Major
5152 Bristol Surprise Major
5376/5248/5120/5024 Bristol Surprise Major
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
5312 Bristol Surprise Major
5056 Bristol Surprise Major
5280 Bristol Surprise Major
5184 Bristol Surprise Major
5280 Bristol Surprise Major
5376 London Surprise Major
5184 London Surprise Major
5056 London Surprise Major
13440 London Surprise Major
5088 Pudsey Surprise Major
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
5184 Rutland Surprise Major
5376 Yorkshire Surprise Major
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
8064 Yorkshire Surprise Major
5280/5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
5058 Yorkshire Surprise Major
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
5376/5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
5824/5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major

5120 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 1970

 23456    M  B  W  H
----------------------
 36452    1        2
 34562    1  -  2  2
 35642          1  2
----------------------
5 part. 77 cru's.
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5760/5152 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 1970

 23456    M  B  W  H
----------------------
 23564       -     1
 25634          1  2
 26354          1  2
 52364          1
----------------------
5 part. 98 cru's.
For 5152 call one part B W H W.
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5088 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 1973.

 23456    M  B  W  H
----------------------
 43526          2  1
 25346          2  2
 56342    2  -  1  2
 52643    2        1
 23645    1        2
----------------------
3 part. 144 cru's.
For 5024 call third course of one part M 2H.
Now recognised as a reversed transposition of Ivin's.
First rung at Hedon 21st July 1973. (Self)
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5152 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2008.

 23456     5  W  H   
--------------------
 34256           2  
 725364    2  s  s  
 4567823   -     -  
--------------------
7 part. 8 2468s. 16 87s at backstroke.
Over 300 runs of 4 or more bells, forwards or backwards 
within or at the end of the change .
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5600 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2008.

 23456     5  W  H   
--------------------
 34256           2  
 725364    2  2  2  
 4567823   -     -  
--------------------
7 part. 12 2468s. 16 87s at backstroke.
Over 300 runs of 4 or more bells, forwards or backwards 
within or at the end of the change .
To shorten to 5152 by adding Rutland see section on Spliced (2 methods).
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5152 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2008

  12345678 
  --------
  14263857 
  16482735 
  18674523 
- 17864523 
- 16784523 
s 16874523 
- 17684523 
- 18764523 
  16857342 
s 16587342 
  18635274 
- 13865274 
  16328457 
  12643785 
- 14263785 
  16472538 
s 16742538 
  14657823 
- 15467823 
- 16547823 
s 16457823 
- 15647823 
- 14567823
  --------
7 part.
Contains 24 each 2345, 3456, 4567, 5678, 8765, 7654, 6543, 5432 
and 12 4321 at the back
and 8 each 4321, 1234, 2345, 3456, 4567, 5678, 8765, 7654, 6543, 5432
off the front with no 87s at backstroke.
 First rung at Beckenham 5th October 2008 ( I R Fielding) 
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If the basic 7 part above is formatted thus:- 5152 Bristol Surprise Major Obs Bell H M In 5ths W H 12345678 ----------------------------------- 3 5 s 1 1 s 5 14567823 5 5 s 1 1 s 5 16782345 7 5 s 1 1 s 5 18234567 2 5 s 1 1 s 5 13456782 4 5 s 1 1 s 5 15678234 6 5 s 1 1 s 5 17823456 8 5 s 1 1 s 5 12345678 ----------------------------------- Then the following variation can be rung:-

5376/5248/5120/5024 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2008

Obs Bell H M In 5ths W H 12345678 ----------------------------------- 3 5 s 1 1 s s 14567823 5 5 s 1 1 s 5 16782345 7 s 5 4 1 s 5 18234567 2 s s 1 1 s s 13456782 4 5 s 1 4 s s 15678234 6 5 s 1 1 s 4* 17842635 8 1 1 5 14236578 8 s 1 16532478 8 s 1 5 12345678 ----------------------------------- 5=BBSBB 4=SBBS 4*=BBSB Note the 4 at In are s3rds,4ths,In,s2nds for the obs bell (7th). 24 each 5432,7654,6543,8765,2345,4567,5678,7468,6578. 20 each 2468,3456 12 4321 plus 86 4 bell runs off the front. No 87s at backstroke. May be reduced to 5248 by replacing any one block of 5 with a Single May be reduced to 5120 by replacing any two blocks of 5 with a Single May be reduced to 5024 by replacing any two blocks of 5 with a Single and any block of 4 (but not 4*) with a Bob Top of page
 

5056 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2019.

 23456    M  4/I  I/O/V/V  W  H   
-------------------------------
 56342               X        
 36245        3          2  2  
 65324        x          2  2  
 52364                   2     
 24536        x          2  2  
 32465    2              2  2  
-------------------------------
2 part. 114 cru's.
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5312 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2019.

 23456    M  W  H   
-------------------
 52364    2  2  2  
 65243    2  2  2  
 54632    2  2     
 43526    2  2     
 24365    2  2  2  
 46253    2  2     
 65432    2  2     
-------------------
2 part. 104 cru's.
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5056 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2019.

 23456    M  W  H   
-------------------
 35426       2     
 52364    2  2     
 26543    2  2     
 62345    2     2  
 46253    2  2  2  
 54632    2  2  2  
 45236    2     2  
-------------------
2 part. 74 cru's.
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5280 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2019.

 23456    M  W  H   
-------------------
 35264    2  2     
 56342    2  2     
 64523    2  2     
 42635    2  2     
 24536    2     2  
-------------------
3 part. 84 cru's.
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5184 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2019.

 23456    M  W  H   
-------------------
 52364    2  2  2  
 65243    2  2  2  
 54632    2  2     
 43526    2  2     
 24365    2  2  2  
 46253    2  2     
 64352    2     2  
 45362       2     
 56423    2  2     
 25634    2  2  2  
 32546    2  2  2  
 23645    2     2  
 34625       2     
 23456    2  2  2  
-------------------
109 cru's, inc 24 each 56, 65, 45.
288 combinations of 5678 in 5678.
130 runs of 4 or more bells at front or back.
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5280 Bristol Surprise Major

Produced in 2018.

 23456    M  4/I  W   H   
-----------------------
 35426            2
 64235        2
 46532    2          2  
-----------------------
5 part. 68 cru's.
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5376 London Surprise Major

Produced in 1972.

 23456    M  W  H
-------------------
 64352    -     -
 53246    -  -
 64235    -  -  -
 23645       -  -
 56342    -     -
 34562       -  -
 65243    -  -
 34256    -  -  -
-------------------
3 part. 59 cru's.
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5184 London Surprise Major

Produced in 1972.

 23456    M  I/V  B  W  H
---------------------------
 45236               -  -
 26354    -          -  2
 32654    -       -  -  -
 56423    -          -
 26543        x      -
 23645    2             -
---------------------------
3 part. 75 cru's.
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5056 London Surprise Major

Produced in 1977. RW 1978 p552.

 23456    M  3/5  B  W  H
---------------------------
 35426    -       -
 24653    -          -
 25346            -  2  -
 32546    -       -  -  -
 53246    -       -  -  -
 45362    - (ss)
 62534      (ss)
 23645   (3)     (-)
---------------------------
3 part. 100 cru's.
Omit bracketed calls in 2nd and 3rd parts.
Rung at Charlton Kings 19th March 1978. (Self)
Also produced by Stephen Ivin.
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13440 London Surprise Major

Produced in 1996.

 23456    M  B  V  W  H
-------------------------
 346725   -     -  -
 537246      ss s
 736425         s* -
 476325      ss    -
 43652          2
 35264    -        2  3
-------------------------
5 part. s=1256.
Note at s* the tenor makes 6ths.
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5088 Pudsey Surprise Major

Produced in 1979.

 23456    B  M  W  H
----------------------
 43652       -
 42356    -     -  -
 63254       -     -
 45236       -  -  -
 46532       2     -
 23564       -  -  -
----------------------
3 part. 66 cru's.
Also true to Lincoln and Dorchester.
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5184 Rutland Surprise Major

Produced in 1972.

 23456    M  B  W  H
----------------------
 26354       -  -  -
 32654    -  -  -  -
 63254    -  -  -  -
 63542       -     -
 34625       -
 42635    -  -
 62345    -  -     -
 36245    -  -  -  -
 23645    -  -  -  -
----------------------
3 part. 126 cru's, Tittums.
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5184 Rutland Surprise Major

Produced in 1973.

 23456    M  B  W  H
----------------------
 42356    -  -  -  -
 34256    -  -  -  -
 24536    -  -     -
 52436    -  -  -  -
 56234       -  -  -
 26354    -  -     -
 32654    -  -  -  -
 63254    -  -  -  -
 23564    -  -     -
----------------------
3 part. 126 cru's, Tittums.
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5184 Rutland Surprise Major

Produced in 1977. RW 1978 p552.

 23456    M  B  W  H
----------------------
 26354       -  -  -
 32654    -  -  -  -
 63254    -  -  -  -
 64352       -  -  -
 52364       3     -
 35264    -  -  -  -
 23564    -  -  -  -
----------------------
3 part. 126 cru's, Tittums.
First rung at Heckington 30th July 1977. (Self)
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5376 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 1972.

 23456    M  W  H
-------------------
 34256          2
 62453    s     s
 52463       s  3
 63245    -  s  s
 25346    s     -
-------------------
3 part. 98 cru's, Tittums.
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5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 1972.

 23456    M  W  H
-------------------
 43652    -  ss
 53264    -  s  ss
 63254       s  3
 52436    -  -
 46235    s     -
 34265       -  3
 63245       -  3
 62435       -  2
 35426    s  -  3
 23456       -  3
-------------------
97 cru's, Tittums. 14 cce's.
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8064 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 1972.

 23456    M  3^ W  H
-----------------------
 23465       s
 52436       s  -
 45263    s  s  s  -
 24563             -
 24536       s
 65432    s        s
 64532             s
 52463    s  s     -
 62453          s
 62435       s
 35426    s     -
 42356          -  -
-----------------------
3 part. 104 cru's.
^= a call at the following half lead.
Half lead singles in 3-4.
Believed to be the extent with tenors together.
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5280/5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 1973.

 23456    B  M  W  H
----------------------
 52436          -
 24635       s     2
 63245          -  -
 26345       2s    -
 42365          -  3
 53264       -     -
 32564          2s 2
 52463       -     3
 32645       -  2  -
 62543       -
 62435    -        -
 23456       s  2  3
----------------------
98 cru's, Tittums.
For 5056 omit one block of 2s.
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5058 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 1974.

 23456    M  W  H
-------------------
 64352    -     -
 53246    -  -
 34265    s  2 
-------------------
6 part. 80 cru's.
Replace the 2W with sW in the last part.
First rung at Hull 28th December 1974. (Self)
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5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 1988. RW 2007 p641.

 23456     V  B  M  W  H
-------------------------
 34256                 2
 432756    -  s     -  3
 34265     -        -  3
 26345              -  -
 753246          4ths  -
 375246             3  -
 537246             3  -
 32564             In  3
 63245        -        2
 23456           s  2  -
--------------------------
78 cru's (inc 16 5678, 19 4578, 19 6478, 20 6578)
19 2468, 16 7568, 14 7468, 14 5432, 10 3468,
9 5468, 8 2345, 6 8765.
Queens, Kings, Whittingtons, Tittums.
First rung at Shoreditch 27th June 2006. (Stephen A Wheeler)
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5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 1988.

 23456    V  B  M  W  H
-------------------------
 34256                2
 432756   -  s     -  3
 34265    -        -  3
 26345             -  -
 753246         4ths  -
 273546            -
 537246         3  2  2
 32564            In  3
 63245       -        2
 23456          s  2  -
-------------------------
78 cru's, 19 2468, 16 7568, 
18 8765, Queens, Tittums.
First rung at Kirk Ella 22nd October 1988. (Self)
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5376/5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 1989. RW 1992 p759.

 23456    V  B  M  W  H
-------------------------
 432756   -  s     -  -
 243756      2s       -
 324756      2s       -
 23465    -        -  3
 63542          -  s  2s
 32546          -     2
-------------------------
2 part. 66 cru's, 10 2468, 19 7468,
19 7568, Queens, Tittums.
For 5152 omit one block of 2s.
First rung at Hollesley 19th August 1994. (Self)
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5824/5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 2002.

 23456    V  B  M  W  H   
-------------------------
 432756   -  s     -  -  
 243756      2s*   3* -  
 324756      2s       -  
 23465    -        -  3  
 63542          -  s     
 32546          -     2  
-------------------------
2 part. Omit 2s* and 3* in first part.
64 cru's,  16 2468, 19 7468
18 7568, Queens, Tittums
and a course of 8765's.
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5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major

Produced in 2010.

 23456    5  B  I  M  W  H   
----------------------------
 432756   -  s        -  -  
 34265    -           -  3  
 324756   -           -  2  
 523746      -     3  -  3  
 753246               -  3  
 52463       -  -        -  
 62453                s     
 34256             -  3  -  
 23456                3  -  
----------------------------
43crus, 13 2345s, 18 2468s, 20 7468s, 15 7568s, 18 8765s.
Queens.
First rung at St Mary Peterborough 17th July 2010. (Self)
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