The Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers

The Association currently has a number of Honorary Life Members, elected at an Annual General Meeting after proposal by one of the branches. Such Members are honoured after exceptional service to the aims and objectives of the Association.

NameBranchTowerElected
Richard BowdenBristolWestbury-on-Trym2006
Frank ByrneWotton-under-EdgeDursley2001
Anthony CoxChippenham2008
H T FerrisBristol RuralWesterleigh1999
Mrs Eileen GodwinCirencesterFairford1982
D HaskinsBristol RuralAlmondsbury2000
Peter HoldenCirencesterCirencester2001
T J JefferiesBristol RuralWinterbourne1995
Mrs Frances MulveyGloucesterBarnwood2005
Mike MulveyGloucesterBarnwood2005
Prof A NewingStroudPainswick1996
John NichollsNorth CotswoldChipping Campden1996
Joyce TuckerCirencesterFairford1998

Past Honorary Life Members are listed below, including a link to their obituaries, if available.

NameTower(s)ElectedYear of Death / Obituary
John AdamsChippenham19911993
Peter BakerBishop's Cleeve20012011
Terry BakerStroud20002005
Leslie BarryGloucester19731984
Albert BennetBristol19651975
Tom BorehamLeckhampton, Cheltenham and Gloucester19731978
Edwin BrownBristol19691975
The Rev Bill BurltonCromhall19772009
Frank CanterMinchinhampton19771980
Dick ChewDymock19841994
Geoff ClarkBourton-on-the-Water20042014
Wilf CocksKnowle19931998
Gilbert CollinsAlveston19771983
William CookWesterleigh19741982
Fred DixonSt James Bristol19691986
Len EdwardsGloucester Cathedral19942002
Edwin GeorgeWestbury-on-Trym19972003
Bill GodwinFairford19821982
Mrs J GouldHenbury19631970
Elizabeth HobbsSlimbridge19641979
Les JoynesLongborough19721978
F KingBerkeley19671974
Francis LewisCirencester19651973
Richard LovelockLacock19931996
Dick MalpassStone19711975
E Norman MartinDursley19792007
Hubert MatthewsStonehouse19922009
George MizenAbson19741984
Trevor NewburyEckington and formerly of Cheltenham19661993
Leslie PearceSt James, Bristol19802002
Bernard PhillipsBourton on the Water19681975
Alan PidgeonChipping Sodbury20012013
Ted PlayerMalmesbury19691994
Stanley PooleThornbury19761981
William PritchardStroud19711975
Charlie RousePrestbury19771996
Mary RouseChurchdown19772014
Ralph ShailesPurton19631981
William ShottLittledean19761983
Frank SimmondsMinchinhampton19762004
Llewellyn (Llew) SlyNorthleach19972008
Gilbert SprulesAbson19741979
John SprulesAbson19741984
David StrongSherston20032013
Eric SuttonSwindon20092017
Walter TruemanBroad Blunsdon19752002
Fred TurnerNewent19841986
Alfred VernallWestbury on Severn19721976
Jack VincentBlunsdon19601978
Ray WilliamsCoalpit Heath19781994
Dudley WilsonRedmarley19781994
Tom WittsStroud19711977
Walter WrightBisley19972001