Lessness Surprise Major

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Don Morrison's Peals of Lessness Surprise Major

5,056 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 374)
234567  M    B    W  H
42356             3  -
35264      sT,sV  -
52364       I,V
36245        2    -
432756       sV   -
324657      I,sV
63254   -  sT,sV
32654       I,V
25346   -  sT,sV     -
32546   -    -    -  -
Repeat.

Contains all 144 combination rollups and 12 each 7468s, 7568s and 5678s off the front.
Also true to Uxbridge, Aintree, Beer, Crewkerne, Ely, Ewen, Greybury, Harlow, Idle, Liskeard, Over, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung at Lymm on 25 January 2003, conducted by Andrew D Sibson.

5,056 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2173)
234567  M    B    W  H
35264        -
56342   -  sT,sV     -
64235      sT,sV     -
36452   -  sT,sV
374526      sV
432657     sF,B
32465       I,V
56234   -  sT,sV  -
64352   -  sT,sV  -  -
35642             -  -
56423   -   I,V   -  2
24365   -         -   
Repeat.

Contains 182 runs of four or more consecutive bells at either the back or the front, all 24 each 56s and 65s, back rounds and all 7 near misses.
Also true to Uxbridge, Beer, Ely, Greybury, Liskeard, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung at Peel on 1 May 2011, conducted by Anthony P Cotton.

5,059 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2211)
(235476)  M    B    W  H
 253476                s
 465327       sT
 23564    -         -  -
 62345    -    2
 46253    -  sT,sV
 472536   3   sV
 532467   3   sF    3  -
 56342         -    -  -
 26543         -    -
 24365         -    2  -
 32465    -    -    -  -
 43265    -    -    -  -
 56234    -         -  -
 63254    -    -
 23456    -            3
Start at backstroke with rounds at the handstroke snap, the
initial sH taking effect three blows after the start.

Contains no backstroke 87s.
Also true to Uxbridge.
Especially suitable for a 59th birthday or similar anniversary.

Rung at Willesden on 25 June 2005, conducted by Michael J Trimm.

5,056 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2709)
23456  M  I/V  W  H
42356             -
26354  -          2
52364  3       -
63425  -   3   -
43526  -       3  3
65324  -          -
32654          -  -
34256  2          -
23456  3       3  -

Also true to Uxbridge, Aintree, Beer, Crewkerne, Ely, Ewen, Greybury, Harlow, Idle, Liskeard, Over, Platinum, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung at Pittsburgh on 3 June 2006, conducted by Donald F Morrison.

5,088 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2939)
23456  M  B  W  H
26354  s  -  -  s
52364        -
45623  s  -  s  -
36524  -        -
62345     -
25346  -        2
42356        -   
Repeat twice.

Contains 18 each 56s, 5678s off the front and 8765s off the front, 9 each 6578s off the front and 8756s off the front, tittums and back rounds.
Also true to Uxbridge, Aintree, Beer, Crewkerne, Ely, Ewen, Greybury, Harlow, Idle, Liskeard, Over, Platinum, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli, and Urchfont.

Rung at Northfleet on 7 December 2007, conducted by Nicholas D Soames.
Rung in hand at Bretton, Peterborough (The Vicarage) on 6 November 2016, conducted by William S Croft.
Rung in hand to Greybury at Tilehurst (15 Lytham End) on 8 October 2009, conducted by Bernard F L Groves.

5,088 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2940)
234567  M   B   W  H
54632   -       -
54326       -      -
63425   s          s
32465   -   -
32654       -      -
674235  -   V
356427    sF,B  s  -
34256   s   -   s   
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 18 each 5678s off the front and 8765s off the front, 9 each 6578s off the front and 8756s off the front, back rounds, and all 7 near misses.
Also true to Uxbridge, Beer, Ely, Greybury, Liskeard, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung at Farnborough on 6 June 2009, conducted by W John Couperthwaite.
Rung to Martin Surprise at Birmingham (St Paul) on 10 January 2007, conducted by Martin J Whiteley.

5,088 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2941)
234567  M       W  H
576423  -  sV   s
542637     sF   -  s
472536      V   s
243657    sF,B
472635     B,V
652437    sB,sF    -
42356   -       -   
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 each 56s, 65s, 8765s and 8756s, 18 each 5678s off the front and 8765s off the front, 9 each 6578s off the front and 8756s off the front, and back rounds.
Also true to Uxbridge, Beer, Ely, Greybury, Liskeard, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung at Oldham on 29 December 2006, conducted by Peter C Randall.

5,088 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2970)
23456  M  I  V  H
42356           -
34256  -     x  -
43526  -  x  x  -
46325        x  -
56423        x
26354     x  x  2
32654  -     x  -
23564  -  x  x  -
Repeat twice.
- = 14, x = 16.

Contains all 144 combination rollups and all 7 near misses, with no 82s, and is strictly tenors together throughout.
Also true to Uxbridge, Aintree, Beer, Crewkerne, Ely, Ewen, Greybury, Harlow, Idle, Liskeard, Over, Platinum, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

5,024 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3542)
23456  M  B  W
54632  -  a  -
35642     5  -
42356     -  2
Repeat twice, adding sF,sT
at a in any one part.

If preferred, instead of the insertion at a: sT,sF may be added to the third course of any one part; or ssV may be added to the fourth course of any one part.
Each of these three arrangments contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 12 5678s off the front, and all 7 near misses. With the insertion at a it also contains 12 8765s off the front; and with the alternative insertions 14 8765s off the front, as well as 6 8765s.
If the insertion is sT,sF in the third course of the last part, back rounds is added.
Each is also true to Uxbridge, Aintree, Beer, Crewkerne, Ely, Ewen, Greybury, Harlow, Idle, Liskeard, Over, Platinum, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung at Burnley on 28 December 2008, conducted by Simon D Woof.
Rung to Uxbridge at Gaddesby on 31 July 2008, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.
Rung to Greybury at Chalfont St Giles on 5 September 2008, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.
Rung to Idle at Edinbourgh (St Cuthbert) on 5 March 2009, conducted by Michael J Clay.
Rung to Crewkerne at Great Chart on 17 August 2009, conducted by Robert Perry.
Rung to Harlow at Loughborough (Bell Foundry) on 9 November 2009, conducted by Andrew F Alldrick.
Rung to Beer at Histon on 16 March 2013, conducted by Michael G Purday.
Rung to Ewen at Bovey Tracey on 18 November 2014, conducted by Michael E C Mears.
Rung to Liskeard Surprise at St Mawgan in Pydar on 6 May 2018, conducted by John R Martin.

5,024 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3678)
23456  M   B   V   W   H
26534  s   -       s   s
64325  s   -           s
62543  s   -       s
42563 [ss]         s
32465      -       -
35624      -   ss  s   -
42356      -       s    
Repeat twice, omitting [ss] from
the second and third parts.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 18 8765s, 14 8765s off the front, 12 5678s off the front, back rounds and all 7 near misses.
Also true to Uxbridge, Beer, Ely, Greybury, Liskeard, Platinum, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung to Uxbridge at Liverpool (St Peter, Much Woolton) on 18 February 2010, conducted by Paul B Hunter.
Rung to Lessness at York (St Lawrence) on 27 February 2014, conducted by Neil Donovan.

5,056 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6373)
234567   M    B    W   H
52436              -    
43265       sT,sV  -     |
324756      In,sV        |
472536        a          |A
325467       sF          |
24653       sT,sV      - |
42356         b    -     |
35426              -   -
35264         -        -
64523       sT,sV
34256    -    A
53246              -
23456         A         
a = In,sF,sF,sB,sV;
b = In,F,B,V.

Contains all 24 each 56s, 65s and 7568s, 18 each 8765s, 5678s off the front and 8765s off the front, 12 6578s off the front, 42 little bell rollups at the back, 53 little bell rollups off the front, tittums, back rounds, and all 7 near misses, with no backstroke 87s.
Also true to Uxbridge, Beer, Ely, Greybury, Liskeard, Platinum, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung to Beer at Heywood on 16 August 2014, conducted by Andrew D Sibson.
Rung to Lessness at Heywood on 3 October 2014, conducted by David C Brown.

5,088 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6648)
234567  M                        W  H
524763  -     In,sF,sB,F,B,V     s  -
736425  -     In,F,sB,sF,B,sV    -  -
432657  s     In,F,sB,F,B,sV     s [-]
53462   -          sT,sV         s  s
647325  -  In,sF,sB,sF,sB,F,B,V  s  s
546327  s          sT,V          s  s
42356   -          sT,sV         - [-]
Repeat twice.

Contains a call at every lead, all 24 each 56s and 65s, 18 8765s, and 12 each 5678s off the front and 8765s off the front, with no backstroke 87s.
If preferred both bracketed bobs may be omitted from every part.
Also true to Uxbridge, Beer, Ely, Greybury, Liskeard, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung to Ely at Church Lawford on 8 February 2014, conducted by Christopher C P Woodcock.

5,024 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6766)
23456  M    B    W   H
35264       -
56342  -  sT,sV      -
35642  -    -    -   -
52436  -  sT,sV  -   -
24365     sT,sV  -   -
54263       -    -     |
65432       -        2 |A
34256  -         -   * |
32465       A*
42356       A
43265       A*
23456       A         
A* = A, with an additional - at *.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 9 each 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, 52 little bell rollups at the back, and 43 little bell rollups at the front.
Also true to Uxbridge, Aintree, Beer, Crewkerne, Ely, Ewen, Greybury, Harlow, Idle, Liskeard, Over, Platinum, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung at Sidbury on 12 July 2014, conducted by John R Martin.

5,056 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6767)
23456  M    B    W   H
26354       -    -   -
24653       -    -   -
64523  -    -        -
52436     sT,sV  -
24365     sT,sV  -   -
25463       -    -   - |
23564       -    -   - |
65432  -         -     |A
34256  -         -   * |
32465       A*
42356       A
43265       A*
23456       A         
A* = A, with an additional - at *.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 9 each 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, 44 little bell rollups at the back, and 52 little bell rollups at the front.
Also true to Uxbridge, Aintree, Beer, Crewkerne, Ely, Ewen, Greybury, Harlow, Idle, Liskeard, Over, Platinum, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli and Urchfont.

Rung to Tivoli Surprise Major at Pinhoe on 30 May 2017, conducted by John R Martin.

5,184 Lessness Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 7899)
23456  M   B   W   H
53642  -       s
43265  -       s
56324  -       s   -
35624          ss  -
35246      -       -
64352      -   s
34256  -            
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, and 12 5678s off the front.
Also true to Uxbridge, Beer, Ely, Greybury, Liskeard, Platinum, Porton, Roma, Tillingham, Tivoli, and Urchfont.

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