London Surprise Major

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5,056 London Surprise Major

Richard I Allton
23456    M  3/5 B  W  H 
35426    -      -
23645       ss  -  -  -
62345    -      -  -  -
32465    -      -     -
43265    -      -  -  -
24365    -      -  -  -
34625    -      -     -
42356    -  ss        -
34256    -      -  -  -
45623       ss        -
56234       ss     -  -
32546    -  ss  -  -  - 
2 part.

124 cru's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,090 London Surprise Major

Richard I Allton
 234567   M  I  B  F  W  H
 42356                   -
 35426                -  -
 43526    -     -     -  -
 43265          -        -
 24365    -     -     -  -
 32465    -     -     -  -
 42635    -     -        -
 34625                -
 56423    -              -
 62453    -     -
 257364            2     -
 532467      -
 53462          -        -
 52364          -     -  -
 32654    -     -        -
 34256          -     -  -
 24536    -     -        -
 54326    -     -        -
 23645    -           -
 56342    -              -
 45362                -
 25634    2     -        -
 63254                -  -
(43256)   s               

Contains 82 combination rollups, 17 56s, 20 65s, 7 2468s at the back, and 15 combination rollups, 4 56s, 1 65s, 7 8765s at the front, with Queens, Tittums, Backrounds.

5,090 London Surprise Major

Richard I Allton (No 2271)
 23456   M  B  W  H
 23564      -     -
 23645      -     -
 34256      -
 45236   -  -
 25346   -  -     -
 35426   -  -     -
 52436   -  -
 42356   -  -     -
 32546   -  -     -
 53246   -  -  -  -
 34562      -
 54632   -  -     -
 24536      -  -
 24365      -     -
 32465   -  -  -  -
 43265   -  -  -  -
 53462      -  -
 52364      -  -  -
 26354   -  -
 64523   -  2  -  -
 26543         -
 45362   -     -
 56423      -
 63254   -  2  -  -
(43256)  s         

Contains 94 combination rollups, 16 56s, 21 65s at the back, and 14 combination rollups, 1 56s, 3 65s at the front, with Tittums.

5,280 London Surprise Major

Roger Baldwin
23456    M   B  W  H
35426    -   -
63254    I/F/B/V   -
26354    -   -  -  -
32654    -   -  -  -
25634    -   -
42356    I/F/B/V   -
34256    -   -  -  -
25463    s3/sV  -
23564        -  -  -
3 part.

129 cru's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,376 London Surprise Major

Roger Baldwin
23456    M  3/5 B  W  H 
35426    -      -
52364    -  ss        -
32654    -      -     - 
25634    -      -        |
53246    -  ss        -  |
25346    -      -  -  -  |A
34562       ss     -     |
32465           -  -  -  |
32546        A          
24536    -      -
43265    -  ss        -
24365    -      -  -  -
36452       ss     -
65324           -
26543    -  ss
23645           -  -  - 
23456      2A           

130 cru's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,088 London Surprise Major

Roger Baldwin
23456    M  T/V  B  W  H
35426    -       -
62453    -          -  -
25634            -
53246    -  ss         -
25346    -       -  -  -
34562       ss      -
32465            -  -  -
35264            -  -  -
23564    -       -  -  -
Repeat twice.

Some bands may prefer the following reversal,
which contains 22 56s instead of 19.

23456  M    B    W  H
35426  -    -
52364  -  sT,sV     -
35264  -    -    -  -
26543     sT,sV  -
26435       -       -
34562  -         -
32465       -    -  -
43265  -    -    -  -
23645  -    -       -
Repeat twice.
 

Both arrangements contain 123 combination rollups.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966) and A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,056 London Surprise Major

Roger Baldwin
23456    M  3/5 B  W  H 
35426    -      -        |
52364    -  ss        -  |A
35264    -      -  -  -  |
23564    -      -  -  -  |
23645        A          
34625    -      -
46253       ss     -  -
54632    -  ss
43265       ss        -
24365    -      -  -  -
32465    -      -  -  - 
2 part.

128 cru's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,024 London Surprise Major

Roger Baldwin
23456  M     B     W  H
43526  -     -        -
65324  -              -
63254  -  I,F,B,V     -
25346  -    I,V    -  -
32546  -     -     -  -
24536  -     -          |
62345     I,F,B,V     - |
36245  -     -     -  - |A
23645  -     -     -  - |
34625  -     -          |
53246     I,F,B,V     - |
24365  -    I,V    -  - |B
32465  -     -     -  - |
23564        A         
32654        B         
23456        A         

Contains 111 combination rollups.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Roger Baldwin
23456   M  T  B  V  W  H
26354         -     -  -
65324   -     -
42563   -  s     s  -
26435         -
53462   -           -  -
52364         -     -  -
35264   -     -     -  -
26543      s     s  -
23645         -     -  -
3 part.

Contains 117 Combination rollups, 21 56s, 18 65s at the back, and 2 56s, 3 65s, 3 8765s at the front, with Tittums.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Roger Baldwin
23456   M  T  B  V  W  H
26354         -     -  -
32654   -     -     -  -
25634   -     -         
43652   -           -  -   |
35426         -            |A
42563      s     s  -      |
26435         -            |
24536          A
63542   -           -  -
34625         -
42356   -  s     s     -
34256   -     -     -  -
25463      s     s  -
23564         -     -  -
24365         -     -  -   |
32465   -     -     -  -   |
35264         -     -  -   |B
26543      s     s  -      |
23645         -     -  -   |
23456          B        

Contains 119 Combination rollups, 22 56s, 19 65s at the back, and 2 56s, 2 65s, 4 8765s at the front, with Tittums.

Rung at Watford (Handbells) on 2 April 1980.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Roger Baldwin
23456   M  T  B  V  W  H
26354         -     -  -
65324   -     -
42563   -  s     s  -   
26435         -          |
53462   -           -  - |A
36524         -          |
52643      s     s  -    |
62453          A
25634         -
43652   -           -  -
42356         -     -  -
34256   -     -     -  -
25463      s     s  -
23564         -     -  -
24365         -     -  -   |
32465   -     -     -  -   |
35264         -     -  -   |B
26543      s     s  -      |
23645         -     -  -   |
23456          B        

Contains 117 combination rollups, 21 56s, 19 65s.

Rung at Limerick (Cathedral) on 31 July 1991.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Roger Baldwin and Donald F Morrison
23456  M    B    W  H
35426  -    -
52364  -  sT,sV     -
35264  -    -    -  -
36452    I,F,B,V
32654       -    -  -
25634  -    -         |
53246  -  sT,sV     - |
25346  -    -    -  - |A
32546  -    -    -  - |
32465       A
26435  -    -
63254  -  sT,sV     -
26354  -    -    -  -
35642     sT,sV  -
54326  -  sT,sV     -
25463  -  sT,sV
23564       -    -  -
23456      2A        

Contains 128 combination rollups including 21 each 56s, 65s, 45s and 46s, and is all the work.

Rung at Whilton on 18 December 2003, conducted by Roger Baldwin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison and Roger Baldwin (no. 14a)
234567  M  B  W  H
34256            2
45362      -  3  3
56423   3  -
62534   2     2
42635      -  -
234756     In    3
372546     -
236457  3  F  2
23456      -     -

Contains 9 each 56s, 8765s, 7568s, 5678s off the front and 8756s off the front, 8 8765s off the front, 7 65s, 6 6578s off the front, back rounds, 40 little bell rollups at the back, and 34 little bell rollups at the front.
True to all BDKcdfZ.

Rung at Hughenden on 17 March 2010, conducted by Roger Baldwin.
Rung to Cheshunt Delight at Cheshunt on 10 August 2015, conducted by Roger Baldwin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison and Roger Baldwin (no. 14a rearranged)
234567  M  B  W  H
34256            2
45362      -  3  3
56423   3  -
62534   2     2
42635      -  -
234756     In
372546     -
346257     F  -
423756     In
274536     -
236457     F  -
342756     In
473526     -
234567    F,B    -

Contains 9 each 56s, 8765s, 7568s, 5678s off the front and 8756s off the front, 8 8765s off the front, 7 65s, 6 6578s off the front, back rounds, 40 little bell rollups at the back, and 34 little bell rollups at the front.
True to all BDKcdfZ.

Rung at Bushey on 18 February 2013, conducted by Roger Baldwin.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Roderick W Pipe and Roger Baldwin (arr)
234567   M  I  F  B  W  H
647253         -
426357      -        3
423756      -           -
234756   -        -  -  2
527346            -  2  2
352647      -           2
23564    3              -
36245             -
752346         -        -
372546               -
342567   3     -  -     2
23456    -        -  -  -

Contains 44 combination rollups, 12 56s, 12 7568s, 9 8765s, 47 468s at the back, and 8 8765s at the front, with Backrounds.

Rung at Bushey on 16 May 2011, conducted by Roger Baldwin.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Thomas B Worsley and Roger Baldwin (arr)
234567   M  I  B  F  V  W  H
372546         -     -     3
235647   3           2     -
35264    -     -        -  2
427365   3        -     3
524367      -           -
42635    -              3
34256    2              2  2
23456    -     -        -  -

Contains 15 56s, 9 7568s, 11 8765s at the back, and 10 56s, 9 8765s at the front, with Backrounds.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Frank Bennett
23456    M  B  W  H
35426          2  3
64235    2  3  -  3
43265          2
43652       -     -
26354    -        -
52364          -  3
42563    2     3
65324    -     -
23456    -     -   

62 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

14,336 London Surprise Major

Peter Border
234567   M  In   B 4ths  W   H
325764       -               s
652734   s                   s
573824   s       -
372654   -               3
524367   2           -   -    
243756   -   -               s |
534726   s                   s |
372546   s       -             | A
274536   -               3     |
346257   2           -   -     |
632547            3A
352647                   2   3
563427   2               2   3
645237   2               2   3
426357   2               2   3
234567   2               2   3
Published in The Compositions of Peter Border (2001).

5,152 London Surprise Major

Nicholas D Brown
23456   M  W  H
54632   -  -  3
43652      2
34256   2     2
53246      -
64325   -  s  -
65423   2     -
45263      2  -
23564   s     -
56324      s  -
56243   2  2  -
23645   s     -
23456   2  2  -

Contains 59 combination rollups, 14 56s, 10 65s at the back, and 7 8765s at the front, with Backrounds.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Robert D S Brown
 234567   M  T  B  F  V  H
 43526    -     -        -
 243756   -  s        -
 724635   -  s        -
(736452)  -        s
 423657         s  s  -  -
6 part.

Contains 58 Combination rollups, 21 56s, 21 65s, 6 7568s, 15 8765s at the back, and 6 56s, 6 65s, 6 8765s at the front.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Robert D S Brown
 234567   M  T  B  F  V  H
 43526    -     -        -
 243756   -  s        -
 724635   -  s        -
(736452)  -        s
 423657         s  s  -  -
6 part.

Contains 21 56s, 21 65s, 6 7568s, 15 8765s at the back, and 6 8765s at the front.

5,056 London Surprise Major

Robert D S Brown
234567   M  I  T  B  F  V  W  H
42356    -        -        -  -
274536            -     -
473526   -  -           -     -
372546   -  -           -     -
742536   -  -           -
346257               -  -
342756      -                 -
234756   -        -        -  -
423756   -        -        -  -
425637   2              -  -  -
42635             -           -
63254          s        s  -
52436    -                 -
56234             -        -  -
35264                      -
34562             -        -  -
46325             -
23564    -                 -
64352             2
53246    -                 -
34256    2     s        s     -
23456    -        -        -  -

Contains 61 combination rollups, 19 56s, 15 65s, 16 7568s, 19 8765s at the back, and 8 8765s at the front.

5,088 London Surprise Major

H Earle Bulwer
23456    M  B  W  H
35426          2
32654    2     -  -
56342    -  3  -  -
23645    -        -
3 part.

66 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,184 London Surprise Major

Harold G Cashmore
23456    M  I/V  W  H
45236            -  -
35426        x   -
45623    -   x      -
26354    -       -  3
52364            -
24365    -   x
43265        x
32465        x   3
25463    -   x
54263        x
42563        x   3
65324    -       -
34256    -   x   2  -
54326        x   -
53246        x   2  -
43526        x   -
23456        x   -   

54 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,184 London Surprise Major

Steven D Chandler
23456   M  3/5  B  W  H
35426   -       -
63254     I/F/B/V     -
26354   -       -  -  -
32654   -       -  -  -
25634   -       -
53246   -  ss         -
25346   -       -  -  -
54632      ss         -
43265      ss         -
24365   -       -  -  -
32465   -       -  -  -
26435   -       -
35642      ss
32546           -  -  -
2 part.

128 cru's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,056 London Surprise Major

Benjamin D Constant
234567   M  I  T  B  V  W  H
64352          s     s  2
53246    -              -
34625    2        -
52436    -     s     s  -
423756   -  -              -
342756   -        -     -  -
234756   -        -     -  -
372546            -
274536   -  -        -     -
473526   -  -        -     -
357246   -  -        -  -  -
235647      -              2
36245             -
42563    -              -
42635             -        -
36524    -              -
62453    -              2
35426    -              -  -
42356                   -  -
34256    -        -     -  -
23456    -        -     -  -

Contains 63 combination rollups, 22 56s, 10 65s, 15 7568s, 19 8765s at the back, and 21 combination rollups, 6 56s, 2 65s, 9 8765s at the front, with Queens, Backrounds.

5,056 London Surprise Major

Anthony J Cox
234567  M  B  W  H
64352   -        -
53246   -     -
342756  -  In
473526     -
426357     F  -
234756     In
372546     -
362457     F  2  2
23645   -  -  -  -
56342   -        -
43265   -     -
35264   -        2
23564   -  -  -  -
45362   -        -
63254   -     -
34256   -     3  2
23456   -  -  -  -

5,280 London Surprise Major

W Eric Critchley
23456    M  B  W  H
52436          -
36245    -     2  2
64352    -  2     -
237654      4ths
23645     In      -
3 part.

63 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,760 (5,024) London Surprise Major

Henry Dains
23456    B  W  H 
45236    5  -  -
34256    5  -    
3 part.

72 cru's.
For 5,024 omit one block of 5.
Also true to Ealing, Lessness, Rutland, Uxbridge, Whalley.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,088 London Surprise Major

Henry Dains
23456  M  B  W  H
52643  -  3     -
34625  -     -  -
56423  -        -
62453        2
42356  -         
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 56s, 12 8765s off the front, and back rounds.

Published in The Bell News (1895, page 251).
Reversal rung at Bishopstoke (Bishopstoke Campanile) on 2 April 2007, conducted by Roy LeMarechal.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Frederick Dench
23456    M  B  W  H 
64235       4     -
53246    -  5  -  - 
3 part.

70 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966) and A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,184 London Surprise Major

Frederick Dench
23456    I/V  B  W
63254         -  -
56234     3      -
35264     3      -
23564     2       
3 part.

69 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966) and A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,120 London Surprise Major

Frederick Dench
23456   M  B  W  H
45623   2  3  -  2
Repeat four times.

Some bands may prefer the reverse:

23456  M  B  W  H
45623  -  3  2  2
Repeat four times.
 

If preferred, may be rotated to start with one bob Home, resulting in the possibly more familiar part heads 56342, etc.
Note also that while this composition is true, the reductions originally published with it in The Bell News on 3 June 1905 are all false.

Published in The Bell News (1905).

5,056 London Surprise Major

Paul J Flavell
23456    M  B  W  H 
35426    -  -
52436    -  -
423756   -  I     -
342756   -  -  -  -
234756   -  -  -  -
253746      -  -  -
325746   -  -  -  -
532746   -  -  -  -
23564       V  -  -
52364    -  -  -  -
35264    -  -  -  -
34562       -  -  -
32465       -  -  -
43265    -  -  -  -
24365    -  -  -  -
54263       -  -
53462       -  -  -
45362    -  -  -  -
45623       -     -
36524    -        -
53624    -  -  -  -
53246       -     -
25346    -  -  -  -
32546    -  -  -  -
34256      I/V -  -
23456    -  -  -  - 

71 cru's. 20 7468, 15 7568.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,184 London Surprise Major

Paul J Flavell
2345678  M  I  T  B  V  H
43526    -        -     -
24365    -     s     s
45362    -  -        -
2345867 (-)              
9 part, calling (-) in parts 3, 6 and 9 only.

53 cru's.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Paul J Flavell
234567   M  I  T  B  V  W  H
274365   -        -  s  s
26435             s  s
63254    -     s     s     -
26354    -        -     -  -
32654    -        -     -  -
52643    -  -        -  -
62345    -  -        -     -
36245    -        -     -  -
23645    -        -     -  -
3 part.

114 cru's, and Whittingtons.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Paul J Flavell
234567   M  I  F  B  V  W  H
43526    -        -        -
52364       sT       s  -
24365    -  -        -
34625    -        -        -
436725   s  -  -  s  s  -
234765            -     -
732465      -        -  -
64352    -  sT          -
42356    -  -        -      
3 part.

Contains 68 combination rollups including 24 each 56s and 65s, and 24 7658.

Rung at Limehouse on 19 May 2001.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Christopher Forster
23456    M       B  W  H
25346       I/V     -  -
32546    -       -  -  -
54263            2  -
34562            -  -
46325            -
25634       s3/sV
43652    -          -  -
42356            -  -  -
3 part.

86 cru's. 24 56's, 65's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,088 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456   M  3/5  B  W  H
35426   -       -
45236   -       -     -
56342   -  ss      -  -
52643           -  -  -
53246           -  -  -
25346   -       -  -  -
32546   -       -  -  -
36245           -  -  -
23645   -       -  -  -
3 part.

117 cru's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,056 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
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 2 parts.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,088 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456    M  B  W  H 
45236          -  -
25346    -  -     -
32546    -  -  -  -
52436    -  -     -
35426          -
24653    -     -
56342    -     -
23645    -        - 
3 part.

69 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966) and A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,088 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456    M  B  W  H
42356    -  -  -  - |
34256    -  -  -  - |
25346          -  - |A
32546    -  -  -  - |
53246    -  -  -  - |
42635    -     -
36524    -     -
25463    -     -
23564       -  -  -
52364    -  -  -  -
54263       -  -  -
34562       -  -
32465       -  -  -
62345       A      
54326    -     -  -
35426    -  -  -  -
43526    -  -  -  -
25634    -     -
36452    -     -
24653    -        -
23456       -  -  -

98 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,120 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456    M  B  W  H
43526    -  -     -
24536          -
35642    -     -
46253    -     -
52364    -     -
43265    -        -
24365    -  -  -  -
32465    -  -  -  -
42635    -  -     -
23645          2
46532    -     -
35264    -     -
62453    -     -
32654       -  -
25346       -
35426    -  -     -
64523    -        -
26543          -
45362    -     -
63254    -     -
34256    -        2
23456    -  -  -  -

86 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,088 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456    M  B  I/V  W  H
35264       -
36524           x   -  -
42563    -          -  -
64523               -
25346    -          - (-)
53246           x
32546           x
62345       -       -
23645           x        
3 part. In one part call (-)
and omit the next 2 courses.

86 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,024 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
42356  -  -  -  -
35426        -  -
43526  -  -  -  -
25634  -     -
43652  -     -  -
64352  -  -  -  -
25346  -     -  -
53246  -  -  -  2
42635  -     -
36524  -     -
25463  -     -
34562  -        -
32465     -  -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
24365  -  -  -  -
36245        -  -
23645  -  -  -  -
46532  -     -
35264  -     -
62453  -     -
32654     -  -
34256     -  -  -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 90 combination rollups including 22 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Mary Magdalen) on 24 January 2004, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  I  B  V  W  H
42356  -     -     -  -
25463        -
62534  -     2
63254     -     -  -  -
26354  -     -     -  -
32654  -     -     -  -
35264     -     -  -  -
23564  -     -     -  -
Repeat twice.

Contains 93 combination rollups.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 18 August 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,056 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
43526  -  -     -
24536        -
35642  -     -
26543  -        -
34562  -     -  -
53462  -  -  -  -
52364     -  -  -
43265  -        -
24365  -  -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
42635  -  -     -
23645        2
46532  -     -
32654  -     2  2
25346     -
35426  -  -     -
45236  -  -     -
63254  -     -  -
34256  -        2
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 88 combination rollups including 22 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 16 August 2004, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
52436  -  -
34625  -     -
26543  -     -
45362  -     -
26354  -     -  -
53462  -     -
23564     -  -
24365     -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
64235        -
35642  2     -
24653  -     -  -
45236     -
25346  -  -     -
32546  -  -  -  -
45623  -     -
32654  -     -  -
63254  -  -  -  -
42356  -        -
23456  -  -  -  2

Contains 88 combination rollups including 22 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 5 July 2004, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
42356  -  -  -  -
25346  -  -
35426  -  -     -
43526  -  -  -  -
25634  -     -
43652  -     -  -
64352  -  -  -  -
53246  -     -
42635  -     -
36524  -     -
42563  -     -  -
54263  -  -  -  -
34562     -  -
32465     -  -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
24365  -  -  -  -
62345        -
54326  -     -  -
23645  -     -
46532  -     -
35264  -     -
62453  -     -
34256  -        -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 82 combination rollups including 22 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 9 August 2004, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,056 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
24653  -     -
45236     -
25346  -  -     -
32546  -  -  -  -
64523  -     -  -
26543        -
45362  -     -
26354  -     -  -
53462  -     -
23564     -  -
24365     -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
64235        -
53246  -     -  -
42635  -     -
36524  -     -
45623  -        -
32654  -     -  -
63254  -  -  -  -
42356  -        -
23456  -  -  -  2

Contains 93 combination rollups including 22 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 28 June 2004, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
42356  -  -  -  -
54326        -
23645  -     -
46532  -     -
35264  -     -
46253  -     -  -
25463        -  -
34562  -        -
32465     -  -  -
64523  -     -
25346  -     -
43652  -     -
56234  -     -
43265  -     -  -
24365  -  -  -  -
62345        -
53246  -        -
42635  -     -
53624  -     -  -
32654        2
23456     -  -  2

Contains 81 combination rollups including 20 65s and 17 56s.

Rung at Amersham on 30 October 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  I  B  V  W  H
23564        -        -
52364  -     -     -  -
35264  -     -     -  -
25634  2     2        2
63542  -  -     -  -  -
23645        -     -
34256        -
45236  -     -
53246  -     -
32546     -     -      
Repeat.

Contains 102 combination rollups including 20 65s and 18 56s.

Rung at Islip on 5 September 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
52436  -  -
34625  -     -
26543  -     -
34562  -     -  -
53462  -  -  -  -
52364     -  -  -
23564  -  -  -  2
24365     -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
32654     2  -  -
63254  -  -  -  -
42356  -        -
34256  -  -  -  -
45236  -  -
25346  -  -     -
32546  -  -  -  -
65243  -        -
53246     2  2  -
23456  -  -     -

Alternative arrangement:
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
45236  -  -     -
24536  -  -  -  -
53246        -  -
25346  -  -  -  -
32546  -  -  -  -
65243  -        -
52436     2  -  -
34625  -     -
26543  -     -
34562  -     -  -
53462  -  -  -  -
52364     -  -  -
23564  -  -  -  2
24365     -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
32654     2  -  -
63254  -  -  -  -
42356  -        -
34256  -  -  -  -
23456  -  -  -  -
 

Contains 98 combination rollups including 21 56s and 20 65s.
Rung at Oxford (St Mary Magdalene) on 19th August 2003, conducted by Stepehen J Ivin.
The alternative arrangement contains exactly the same rows, but bobs two additional Q-sets to defer the 65 and 56 courses until later in the peal.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
45236  -  -     -
63254  -     -  -
42356  -        -
25346  -  -
54326  -  -
23645  -     -
56342  -        -
45362        -
26354  -     -  -
35264        -  -
23564  -  -  -  -
52364  -  -  -  -
43265  -        -
24365  -  -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
42635  -  -     -
63425        -  -
24536  -     -
35642  -     -
24653  -     -  -
62453  -  -  -  -
34256  -        -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 90 combination rollups including 22 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 12 August 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
45236  -  -     -
53246  -  -
34256  -  -
24536  -  -     -
52436  -  -  -  -
34625  -     -
26543  -     -
45362  -     -
62453     -  2
25346  2  -
54326  -  -
23645  -     -
46532  -     -
23564  -     -  -
52364  -  -  -  -
42563     -  -
43265     -  -  -
24365  -  -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
35264     -  -  -
63254        -
23456  -         

Contains 94 combination rollups including 23 56s and 19 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 4 August 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
52436  -  -
34625  -     -
26543  -     -
45362  -     -
42563     -  -  -
24365     -  -  2
32465  -  -  -  -
23564     -  -  2
36245     -
64235  -  -
53246  -     -  -
25346  -  -  -  -
32546  -  -  -  -
45623  -     -
26354  -     -
43652  -        -
64352  -  -  -  -
62453     -  -  -
63254     -  -  -
42356  -        -
34256  -  -  -  -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 99 combination rollups including 21 each 56s and 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Mary Magdalen) on 7 October 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
45236  -  -     -
24536  -  -  -  -
52436  -  -  -  -
34625  -     -
26543  -     -
34562  -     -  -
53462  -  -  -  -
23564     -  -
24365     -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
52364     -  -
42563     -  -
43265     -  -  -
64235        -
53246  -     -  -
25346  -  -  -  -
32546  -  -  -  -
45623  -     -
26354  -     -
45362  -     -  -
63254  -     -
42356  -        -
34256  -  -  -  -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 94 combination rollups including 21 each 56s and 65s.

Rung at Thatcham on 3 November 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,056 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
45236  -  -     -
24536  -  -  -  -
52436  -  -  -  -
64235  -        -
53246  -     -  -
25346  -  -  -  -
32546  -  -  -  -
64523  -     -  -
26543        -
34562  -     -  -
53462  -  -  -  -
52364     -  -  -
23564  -  -  -  2
24365     -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
45362     -  -  -
45623     -     -
32654  -     -  -
63254  -  -  -  -
42356  -        -
34256  -  -  -  -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 96 combination rollups including 21 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Mary Magdalen) on 29 November 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
43526  -  -     -
24536        -
35642  -     -
46253  -     -
52364  -     -
43265  -        -
24365  -  -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
42635  -  -     -
34625        -
26543  -     -
45362  -     -
63254  -     -
42356  -        -
54326        -
23645  -     -
46532  -     -
25634  -        -
25346     -     -
64352  -     -  -
62453     -  -  -
32654     -  -
34256     -  -  -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 81 combination rollups including 22 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Mary Magdalen) on 23 December 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
54632  -     -
36245  -     -
42563  -     -
35264  -        -
53624  2  2  -  -
53246     -     -
25346  -  -  -  -
32546  -  -  -  -
32465     -     -
43265  -  -  -  -
24365  -  -  -  -
24653     -     -
42356  -  2  2  -
54326        -
23645  -     -
46532  -     -
23564  -     -  -
52364  -  -  -  -
32654  -  -     -
34256     -  -  -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 96 combination rollups including 21 56 and 16 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 22 March 2004, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,056 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
42356  -  -  -  -
53624  -     -
42635  -     -  -
36524  -     -
25463  -     -
64352  -     -
25346  -     -  -
32546  -  -  -  -
53246  -  -  -  -
64235  -     -  -
24365  -  -     -
32465  -  -  -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
45362     -  -  -
26354  -     -  -
32654  -  -  -  -
63254  -  -  -  -
52436  -     -
34625  -     -
26543  -     -
34562  -     -  -
65243  -     -
34256  -     -  -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 81 combination rollups including 22 56s and 15 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 25 March 2004, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
45236  -  -     -
24536  -  -  -  -
35642  -     -
24653  -     -  -
62453  -  -  -  -
54326  -     -
23645  -     -
46532  -     -
23564  -     -  -
52364  -  -  -  -
43265  -        -
24365  -  -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
42635  -  -     -
34625        -
26543  -     -
45362  -     -
32654  -     -  2
63254  -  -  -  -
42356  -        -
34256  -  -  -  -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 85 combination rollups including 22 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Mary Magdalen) on 13 April 2004, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -       |
24653  -     -    |
56342  -     -    |
24365  -     -  - |
32465  -  -  -  - |A
43265  -  -  -  - |
62534  -     -    |
45236  -        - |
25346  -  -     - |
24536      A
65432  -        -
36452        -
54263  -     -
62345  -     -
53246  -        -
23456  -  -     -

Contains 87 combination rollups including 21 65s and 15 56s.

Rung at Oxford (St Mary Magdalen) on 28 May 2004, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
42356  -  -  -  -
25346  -  -
35426  -  -     -
43526  -  -  -  -
25634  -     -
36452  -     -
54263  -     -
36245  -     -  -
23645  -  -  -  -
46532  -     -
35264  -     -
42563  -        -
43265     -  -  -
24365  -  -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
32654     -     -
63254  -  -  -  -
64352     -  -  -
62453     -  -  -
34256  -        -
24536  -  -     -
54326  -  -     -
62345  -     -  -
53246  -        -
23456  -  -     -

Contains 99 combination rollups including 21 each 56s and 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 21 July 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
45236        -  -
24536  -  -  -  -
35642  -     -
46253  -     -
35264  -     -  -
62453  -     -
32654     -  -
25346     -
54326  -  -
23645  -     -
46532  -     -
23564  -     -  -
52364  -  -  -  -
43265  -        -
24365  -  -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
26435  -  -
63425  -  -
25634  2     -
43652  -     -  -
34256     -  -  2
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 87 combination rollups including 22 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Milton, Oxfordshire on 10 August 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,056 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
54632  -     -
36245  -     -
42563  -     -
26435     -
53462  -     -  -
35264     -  -  2
46253  -     -  -
65324     2     -
34256  -     -  2
24536  -  -     -
35642  -     -
54326     -
23645  -     -
46532  -     -
23564  -     -  -
32465     -  -  2
32654     -     -
53246     -     2
23456  -  -     -

Contains 94 combination rollups including 21 56s and 15 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Mary Magdalen) on 17 July 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
54326  -  -     2
35426  -  -  -  -
45236  -  -     -
25346  -  -     -
32546  -  -  -  -
24536  -  -
63542  -     -  -
34625     -
26543  -     -
35642  -        -
24653  -     -  -
62453  -  -  -  -
63254     -  -  -
26354  -  -  -  -
35264        -  -
23564  -  -  -  -
52364  -  -  -  -
43265  -        -
24365  -  -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
42635  -  -     -
42356     -     -
34256  -  -  -  -
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 96 combination rollups including 21 56s and 20 65s.

Rung at Oxford (St Mary Magdalen) on 5 August 2003, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,312 (5,152) London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
54632  -    [-
36245  -     -
54263  -]    -  -
53462     -  -  -
35264     -  -  2
45362     -  -
45623     -     -
52436     -
34256  -  -     2
24536  -  -     -
54326  -  -     -
Repeat.

Reduce to 5152 by replacing the bracketed calls by V,F in the first part only.
Either length contains 10 course heads each of the 6 in 6ths and in 5ths.

Rung at Meldreth on 16 July 2005, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,312 (5,088) London Surprise Major

Stephen J Ivin
23456  M  B  W  H
64352  -        -
36452  -  - [-  -
45362        -  -]
62345     3     -
32465  -  -     -
43265  -  -  -  -
23645        2  -
34256     -
24536  -  -     -
32546        -   
Repeat.

Reduce to 5,088 by omitted bracketed bobs from one part.

Rung at Oxford (St Thomas) on 25 July 2005, conducted by Stephen J Ivin.

5,024 London Surprise Major

H Law James
23456    M  B  W  H 
35264    2     2  3
56342    3  -     3
64523    3  -     3
42635    3  -     3
23456    3  -     3 

54 cru's. Omit one block of 3.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,088 London Surprise Major

John R Ketteringham (no 58)
234567  M  I/V  W  H
53246       x   -
234756  -   In     -
324657      V   -
24365       x
64352   -   x   -
43652       x
53624   -   x   -
532746      In     -
562347      V
62534       x
32546   -   x   -
24536       2   -  -
65432   -   2
35426   -   x   -
54326       x
34625   -   3
64523   -   x      -
43526   -   x
432765      In     -
342567      V   -
23456       2       
Published in The Ringing World (1980, page 592) and Composition 501 (1984, page 31).

5,024 London Surprise Major

Gabriel Lindoff
23456    M  B  W  H 
45236          -  -
36524    -     2  2
24365       -  2  3
46253    2     2
23564    -     -  2
53624    -  -     -
42635    -     -  -
63425          -  -
32546    -     2  3
23456    2  2  -  - 

69 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966) and A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,088 London Surprise Major

Gabriel Lindoff
23456    M  B  W  H
23564       -     -
24365    -  2  2  3
46253    2     2
35264    -     -  -
52643       2  -  -
45236    -  2
53624    -     2
32546    2     2  3
64523    -     -  -
23456       2      

66 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,024 London Surprise Major

Gabriel Lindoff
23456    M  B  W  H
43526    -  -     -
42635    2     -  -
56234    -        -
32465    -     -  3
64235    2  2
53246    -     -  -
62345    -        -
35426    -     -  2
26354       -  2  3
65243    2     2
23456    -     -  2

69 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,184 London Surprise Major

Michael Maughan
23456    M  3/5 B  W  H 
42356    -      -  -  -
26543    -  ss     -  -
42635    -  ss
25346   [-] ss     -  -
32546    -      -  -  - 
6 part. Omit [-] in alternate parts.

90 cru's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 10)
23456    M     B     W  H
25346         I,V    -  -
53462        sT,sV   -  -
43265    -    I,V       -
23645    -     -        -
524736   -  sF,sB,V  -
234756   -    I,V
734652   -    B,V    -
342567      I,F,F,B  -   
Repeat twice.

Contains 24 each 5678s, 6578s and 7568s with no backstroke 87s.

Published in The Ringing World (2000, page 424) and A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001, page 40).
Rung at Hendersonville on 9 December 1999, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 14)
234567  M  B  W  H
35264      -  3  3
56342      -
64523   2     2
42635      -  3  3
234756     In    3
372546     -
234567  3  F,B   3

Contains 10 each 65s and 8756s off the front, 9 each 56s, 8765s and 7568s, 7 5678s off the front, 6 each 6578s off the front and 8765s off the front, back rounds, 26 little bell rollups at the back, and 25 little bell rollups at the front.
True to all BDKcdfZ.

Rung at Hickling, Notts on 28 July 2002, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.
Rung, rotated to start with 2 Homes, at Burnley on 8 May 2008, conducted by Peter C Randall.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 17)
234567  M  B  W  H
56234      -  2  3
35264         -
25463   -        3
34562   -        -
63542         -
34625   3  -     3
234756     In    2
426357     V     -
42356      -     -
23456         3  2

True to all BDcdfZ.

Rung at Willesden on 20 January 2003, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 27)
234567  M  B  W  H
35426   -  -
56423   -        2
42563         -  -
42635      -     -
234756     In
372546     -
423567    F,B    -
Repeat twice.

Some bands may prefer the rearrangement:
234567  M  B  W  H
35426   -  -
56423   -        2
42563         -  -
42635      -     -
234756    (In    3
372546     -
423567  3 F),B   -
Repeat twice, omitting parenthesized calls.
 

Contains 21 56s, 15 65s, 9 each 8765s and 7568s, 27 678s off the front and 24 876s.

Rung at Bledlow on 17 November 2005, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.
Alternate version rung at Chelsfield on 22 October 2010, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 29)
23456  M    B    W  H
45236            -  -
24536  -    -    -  -
32465  -  sT,sV
26543     sT,sV     -
34562  -         -  -
34625       -       -
62453     sT,sV  -
32654       -    -
42356       -    -   
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 9 8765s off the front, and back rounds.

Rung, rotated, at St Kea on 21 September 2004, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.
Rung at Broadclyst on 19 April 2006, conducted by Matthew J Hilling.
Rung, reversed at Thorverton on 14 July 2008, conducted by Michael E C Mears.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 204)
23456  M     B     W  H
35264        -
53462     I/F/O/V  -
36524        -
62345  -   sT/sV      -
36245  -     -     -  -
26435  -     -        -
32654  -   sT/sV
32546        -        -
43265  -   sT/sV
46325       I/V    -  -
24653  -   sT/sV
34256        -     -
42563      sT/sV   -  -
32465        -     -   
Repeat.

Contains 112 crus, including all 24 each 56s and 65s, and is all the work.

Rung at Bushey Heath on 30 June 2001, conducted by Roger Baldwin.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 205)
23456  M    B    W  H
63254       -    -
32654      I/V
32546       -       -
53246  -    -    -  -
25346  -    -    -  -
35426  -    -       -
25463  -   I/V   -
35264       -    -
53462    I/F/B/V -
34562      I/V
24365       -    -
42563    I/F/B/V -
32465       -    -   
Repeat.

Contains 116 combination rollups, believed to be more than any other bobs only composition yet published.

Rung at Bushey on 5 July 2001, conducted by Roger Baldwin.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 379)
234567   M         W  H
45236              -  -
53462    -  sT,sV     -
32465    -   I,V
324756   -   B,sV  -
426357   -   B,sV     -
236745   -    I
523746   s  sT,V   s
423567   -    a    -   
Repeat twice. a = sB,sF,F,sF,B.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 21 7568s, 15 8765s, and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.

Rung at London (St Lawrence, Jewry) on 11 May 2002, conducted by Paul Needham.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 380)
234567   M         W  H
534762   -   B,V   -
437256   -    I       -
475362   -   I,F       
637452   -  sT,sV  -    |
657423   -   F,B      - |A
264357   -    a         |
64352       sT,sV  -  -
42356    -   I,V       
Repeat twice. a = I,F,sB,sF,B.

Variant A block:
475362   M    B   W  H
657342   -           -
243657   -    a   -
26435        I,V  -  -
 

As given, contains all 24 56s, 18 8765s, 15 each 65s and 5678s off the front, 9 7568s, ande 8 7468s, with no backstroke 87s.
If the A block is replaced by the variant version, contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 15 8765s, 12 5678s off the front, and 9 7568s, with no backstroke 87s.
The same version of the A block must be used in all three parts.

Rung, using the variant A block, at Clifton, Nottinghamshire (St Mary the Virgin) on 7 October 2009, conducted by Ian Butters.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 510)
234567  M  B  V  W  H
273564     a  -
542736     -  -  s
243756  -  In -     -
347256  -  -        -
423657     In
32564      sT s  s  s
23645      -        s
34256      -         
Repeat twice. a = F,sF,sF,B.

Contains all 24 each 56s, 65s and 7568s, 15 8765s, 12 8765s off the front including back rounds, and 9 each 6578s off the front and 8756s off the front, with no backstroke 87s.

Rung at Great Waltham on 27 July 2002, conducted by Stephen A Wheeler.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 713)
234567  M   B   W  H
23564       -      -
52364   -   -   -  -
243756  -  I,sV
432657     I,sV
23645   -   -      -
43652   -  I,V  -
35426       -
52436   -   -
42356   -   -      -
Repeat twice.

Contains 82 combination rollups including all 24 each 56s and 65s.

Rung at Barton Seagrave on 25 October 2003, conducted by Ian Butters.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 809)
23456  M    B    W  H
34562     sT,sV  -  -
46325       -
25634     sT,sV
53624  -    -
32465     sT,sV    [-]
Repeat five times, omitting [-] from alternate parts.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s.
For a related version that is all the work see no. 810.

Rung at Penzance on 28 March 2009, conducted by Norman R Mattingley.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 810)
23456  M    B    W  H
34562     sT,sV  -  -
46325       -
25634     sT,sV
54632  -   I,V
43265     sT,sV    [-]
Repeat five times, omitting [-] from alternate parts.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, and is all the work.

Rung at Terling on 15 April 2007, conducted by Alan P Mayle.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1197)
23456  M    B    W  H
35426  -    -         |
52364  -  sT,sV     - |
35264  -    -    -  - |A
23564  -    -    -  - |
56342  -   I,V   -  - |
54632      I,V   -  - |
43265     sT,sV     - |B
24365  -    -    -  - |
32465  -    -    -  - |
32546      2A
23645       B
34625  -    -
62453  -   I,V   -  -
42356  -   I,V      -
34256  -    -    -  -
23456  -    -    -  -

Contains 117 combination rollups including 22 56s and 21 65s, and is all the work.

Rung at Shoreditch on 4 October 2003, conducted by John P Loveless.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1198)
23456  M    B    W  H
35426  -    -
25463  -   I,V   -
25634       -       -
53246  -  sT,sV     -
25346  -    -    -  -
53462     sT,sV  -  -
52364       -    -  -
26354  -    -
35642     sT,sV  -
32546       -    -  -
24536  -    -
43265  -  sT,sV     -
24365  -    -    -  -
32465  -    -    -  -
Repeat.

Contains 126 combination rollups including 21 each 56s and 65s and 22 each 45s and 46s, and is all the work.

Rung at East Farleigh on 14 October 2003, conducted by John B Keeler.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1238)
234567   M   B   W   H
574362   -  B,V  s
326754  [-]  a   -   s
623457       V   -   -
32465    -   -       -
Repeat five times, omitting [-] from alternate parts.
a = sB,F,B,sV.

Contains 114 combination rollups with no backstroke 87s, and is all the work

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1590)
23456  M    B    W  H
56342     sT,sV
26543       -    -
26435       -       -
23645  2  sT,sV  -
34256       -
45623     sT,sV     -
52364     sT,sV     -
32654  -    -       -
32546       -       -
43265  -  sT,sV
36245  -    -
62453     sT,sV  -  -
25634       -        
53462     sT,sV     - |
43652  -    -       - |
43526       -       - |
24365  -  sT,sV       |A
34625  -    -       - |
42356       -         |
56234     sT,sV
35642  -  sT,sV
23456       A        

Contains all 24 56s and 65s, and is all the work.

Rung at London (St Lawrence, Jewry) on 9 May 2009, conducted by Stephen A Wheeler.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1591)
234567  M    B    W  H
42356                -
34256   -    -    -  -
65432   -  sT,sV  -
43526      sT,sV  -
243756  -  sT,V
432756      I,V
324756      I,V
352647      B,sV  -  -
23564   -    -    -  -
53624   -    -       -
32654   -    -
62534   -    -       -
23645        -
54326   -    2    -
42635      sT,sV     -
352746     sT,V
523746      I,V
235746      I,V
243657      B,sV  -  -
63542   -         -
32465   -  sT,sV  -  -
25634   -  sT,sV  -  -
25346        -       -
32546   -    -    -  -
53246   -    -    -  -
23456   -    -       -
Rung at Limehouse on 7 February 2004, conducted by Stephen A Wheeler.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1592)
23456  M    B    W  H
35426  -    -
52364  -  sT,sV     -
35264  -    -    -  -
36452    I,F,B,V
32654       -    -  -
26543  -    -       x
26435       -       -
63254  -  sT,sV     -
23564  -    -       -
Repeat twice. x = 123456.

Contains 126 combination rollups including 22 56s.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1593)
234567  M         W  H
534762  -   B,V   -
437256  -    I       -
657423  -    a       -
634257  -    b    2
56324   -  sT,sV  s
63254   s  sT,sV  -  -
34256   -   I,V       
Repeat twice.
a = I,F,F,B,V;
b = I,F,sB,sF,B.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 15 5678s off the front, 9 7568s and 8 7468s.

Rung at Clifton, Nottinghamshire (St Mary) on 24 February 2010, conducted by Ian Butters.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2089)
23456  M  B  W  H
64352  -        -
34562  -  -     -
34265  s  -  -
52643  s     -  2
34625  -     -  -
35426     -  -  -
42356        -  -
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 56s and 18 65s.

Rung at Newcastle under Lyme (St Luke) on 29 December 2005, conducted by Kristopher King.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2090)
23456  M   B   W  H
35426  -   -
56423  -  I,V
62534      -
63254     I,V  -  -
23564  -   -      -
43265      -   -
46325     I,V  -  -
34625  -   -   -  -
42356      -       
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s.

Rung at Henlow on 18 September 2006, conducted by Michael J Trimm.

5,184 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2250)
23456  M    B    W  H
56342  -         s  s
26543  -  sT,sV  s  s
54263            -  -
53462       -    -  -
35264       -    -  2
45362       -    -
45623       -       -
52436       -
34256  -    -       2
24536  -    -       -
54326  -    -       -
Repeat.

Based on a 5,312 by Stephen J Ivin.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2251)
23456  M    B    W  H
46352  -            s
54632  s  sT,sV
36245  -         -
54263  -         -  -
53462       -    -  - |
35264       -    -  2 |
45362       -    -    |
45623       -       - |
52436       -         |A
34256  -    -       2 |
24536  -    -       - |
54326  -    -       - |
23564  -  sF,sB  -  -
23456       A        

Based on a 5,312 by Stephen J Ivin.

Rung at Islip, Oxfordshire on 15 December 2005, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2252)
23456  M    B    W  H
56342  -         s  s
36245     sT,sV  s  s
26543     sT,sV  s  s
54263            -  -
53462       -    -  - |
35264       -    -  2 |
45362       -    -    |
45623       -       - |
52436       -         |A
34256  -    -       2 |
24536  -    -       - |
54326  -    -       - |
23564  -  sF,sB  -  -
23456       A         

Based on a 5,312 by Stephen J Ivin.

Rung at Clitheroe on 23 July 2005, conducted by John P Loveless.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2280)
23456  M  B  W  H
23564     -     -
46532  -  5  -  -
26543     4  -  -
54263        -  -
54632     -     -
35264  -  3     -
42635  3  3  3
23456     -     3

Contains all 24 56s, and 14 8765s off the front including back rounds.

Rung (rotated) at Walkden on 24 February 2006, conducted by Peter C Randall.
Rung at Bridstow on 16 March 2012, conducted by Ashley C Fortey.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2281)
23456  M  B  W  H
52436        -
56234  2        -
56342     -     -
34562        -  -
32465     -  -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
23645  -  -     -
34625  -  -
56423  -        -
25463        -
63254     -  2
43652     -  -
42356     -  -  -
62453     -  -    |
32654     -  -    |
25346     -       |A
54326  -  -       |
34256  -  -     - |
23456     A      

Contains 86 combination rollups including all 24 56s and 17 65s.

Rung at Walkden on 3 December 2014, conducted by Ian Butters.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2282)
23456  M  B  W  H
43526  -  -     -
24536        -
56342  -     -  2
45362        -
26354  -     -  -
35264        -  -
62453  -     -
32654     -  -
25346     -
54326  -  -
26543  2     -
26435     -     -
23564  2     -  -
52364  -  -  -  -
43265  -        -
24365  -  -  -  -
32465  -  -  -  -
42635  -  -     -
34256     -     2
23456  -  -  -  -

Contains 93 combination rollups including 21 56s and 20 65s, back rounds and tittums.

Rung at Texarkana on 7 December 2005, conducted by John P Loveless.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2283)
 234567   M  sT/sV  W  H
 36254    -    x    s  -
 62534    s    x    -  -
 25364    s    x    -  -
 53264    s    x    s  -
 34562    -    x    s  -
 467253   s    a    -  s
 632457   s  sT,V   -  -
 542736   -    b    s  s
 527364   s    c    s  -
 245367   s  sT,V   s  -
 45236    s    x    s  -
 65342    -    x    -  s
 52643    -    x    s  -
 32546    -    x    s  s
Repeat.
a = I,sF,sB,F,B,sV;
b = I,sF,sB,sF,B,sV;
c = I,sF,B,sV.

Contains a call at every lead, and is all the work.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2538)
23456  M  B  W  H
42356  -  -  -  -
53246        s  s
42635  -     -
36524  -     -
25463  -     -
56342     2     -
23645  -        -
Repeat twice.
Rung at Dore on 10 June 2009, conducted by Richard F Knights.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2539)
23456  M  B  W  H
42356  -  -  -  -
53246        s  s
34625  -     2
25463  -     s  s
56342     2     -
23645  -        -
Repeat twice.
Rung at Hanbury on 26 October 2010, conducted by Robert C Kippin.

5,184 (5,026) London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2540)
23456  M   B   W  H
43652  -  I,V     -
54326  -   2
43526     I,V
52364  -  I,V  -  -
24365  -  I,V
62453  -   2
42356  -  I,V     -
Repeat twice.

For 5,026 replace the last course by one called sM, coming round at the snap two blows after the single.

Rung at Wandsworth (Holy Trinity) on 10 September 2007, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3094)
23456  M     B     W  H
42356                 -
32546  -     -        -
65243  -              -
25346  -    I,V       -
34562  -    I,V    -  -
24365        -     -
26435       I,V    -  -
43652  -    I,V    -  -
35426        -
42563  -    I,V    -  -
32465        -     -
36245       I,V    -  -
46253  -    I,V    -
36452     I,F,B,V  -  -
26354     I,F,B,V  -  -
62453     I,F,B,V  -
34256  -              -
45236  -     -
23564  -    I,V    -  -
43265        -     -
46325       I,V    -  -
32654  -    I,V    -  -
63254  -     -     -  -
64352        -     -  -
23456  -              -

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, and back rounds.

Rung at Shalford on 17 August 2016, conducted by Julian Morgan.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3161)
23456  M    B    H
26543  -    3
64352     sT,sV  -
34256  -    5     
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 56s, 9 8765s off the front and 6 5678s off the front.
True to all BabcdYZ.
Warning: not all the work.

Rung at Chalfont St Giles on 16 April 2010, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.
Rung in hand at Longthorpe on 14 December 2014, conducted by William S Croft.

5,152 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3162)
  2345678
  4263857
  6482735
- 7864523
  6758342
  5637284
  3526478
  2345867
  4283756
- 7842635
  4768523
  6457382
  5634278
  3526847
  2385764
  8273456
- 4782635
  8467523
- 5684372
- 3856247
  5328764
- 7253486
  5742638
  4567823
Repeat six times.

Contains no backstroke 87s.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3163)
23456  M  B  W
62354  -  2  s
54326  s     -
42635  2  -   
Repeat four times.

True to all BcfXYZ.

Rung at Keele (Woodlands) on 16 January 2013, conducted by Michael Wilshaw.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3164)
23456  M  B  W  H
35426  -  -
54236  -  -     s
32465  s     s  s
34625  -  -  s  s
64523  -         
Repeat four times.

5,120 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3165)
23456  B  W  H
52436     -
36245  sT,sV
56342  -  -  3
Repeat four times.

True to all BacZ.

Rung at Longthorpe on 28 June 2015, conducted by William S Croft.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3166)
234567  M       B      W  H
342765        In,sV
637452     In,sF,B,V      -
674352  -       -      s  s
657423  -     F,B,V       -
634257  -    In,F,F    -
327465         sT         -
342567  s  In,F,F,F,B  -   
Repeat twice.

Contains 21 each 56s and 5678s off the front, and 18 each 7658s and 876s, with no backstroke 87s.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3167)
234567  M              W  H
437265  -     B,sV        -
567423  -  In,sF,F,B,V    s
627354  s      V       -
326754       In,V      -
254736       sT,V      2  -
234765       sB,sV
342567       In,sV         
Repeat twice.

Contains 21 each 56s and 5678s off the front, 9 8765s, and 30 876s, with no backstroke 87s.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3168)
23456  M     B     W  H
35426  -     -          |
52364  -   sT,sV      - |
24365  -   In,V         |A
46325  -     -          |
62453  -   sT,sV      - |
42356  -
64352        A
45623  -   sT,sV      -
65243  2   sT,sV      2
65432  -   sT,sV      2
53624  -   sT,sV      -
25634              -
53246  -   sT,sV      -
34256  -     -
63254        A
23456  -               

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, and back rounds.

Rung at Maidstone (St Michael and All Angels) on 27 November 2007, conducted by John B Keeler.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 4803)
23456  M    B    W  H
35426  -    -
56423  -   In,V
53624       -    -  -
25634            -
46532  -            -
56234  -
26435  -   In,V     -
46325  -    -       -
52364  -         -  -
24365  -   In,V     
34625  -    -       -  |
62453  -   In,V  -  -  |A
42356  -    *          |
43265       A*
34256       A
32465       A*
23456       A        
A* = A, adding In,V at *.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, and back rounds.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6481)
234567  M     B    W   H
423765        a    -
275364  s    sT        -
372654  -   sT,sV      s
423756  -  In,F,B  -
524637       B,sV  -
23465   -   In,V
34625   -     -        s
42356         -         
Repeat twice.
a = F,sF,sF,B,sV

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 21 7568s, 15 8765s, and back rounds.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6661)
23456  M  B  W  H
52436        -
32465  s     s
43625  -  -  s  -
65324  s        -
32564        s  -
62453  -     s
32654     -  -
42356     -  -   
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 56s, 18 65s, 9 8765s off the front, and back rounds.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6661a)
23456  M  B  W  H
52436        -
43625  s     -  -
65324  s        -
32564        s  -
32465  s  -  -
62453  s     s
32654     -  -
42356     -  -   
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 56s, 18 65s, 9 8765s off the front, and back rounds.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6661b)
23456  M  B  W  H
52436        -
43625  s     -  -
25634  s     -
43562  -     s  -
43265  s  -  -
63254  s     s
43652     -  -
42356     -  -  -
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 56s, 18 65s, 9 8765s off the front, and back rounds.

5,056 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6779)
 23456   M    B    W   H
 35264        -        x
 56423      sT,sV      -
 62345      sT,sV      -
 24365   -    -        x
 43652      sT,sV  -   -
 42356      xF,B   -   -
 35426     xIn,xV  -   -
 56234   -  sT,sV  -   -
 23564      xF,xB  -   -
(23564)  -    -    -
 36245   x    -        x
 23645   -    -    -   -
 56342   -    x    x   -
 24653   -  sT,sV  -
 24536      xF,B   x   -
 32465   -  sT,sV      x
Repeat.
x = 18.

Contains 124 combination rollups, including all 24 each 56s and 65s, tittums and back rounds, and is all the work.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6965)
23456  M  sT/sV  W  H
54632  -         - [3]
35642            -
54263       x       -
42635       x    -  -
63254       x    -
45236  -         -  -
34256            -   
Repeat twice, omitting [3]
from any one part.

Contains all 24 56s, 12 8765s off the front, and back rounds.

Rung at Caythorpe on 3 August 2015, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 8059)
234567  M     B    W   H
45236              -   -
253746       sT    -   s
324765       F,B
524637  -   In,sV  -
23465   -   In,V
36425   -     -
567243  -    sT    s   s
423567  s  sF,F,B  -    
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 12 5678s off the front, 6 each 7658s and 8765s off the front, 36 little bell rollups at the back, 35 little bell rollups at the front, and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.

5,088 London Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 8060)
234567  M    B    W  H
43652      sT,sV  s  s
43526        -       -
52364      sT,sV  -
24365   -  In,V
46325   -    -
567234  -   sT    s  s
352746  s    a       s
342765     sB,sV
423567     In,sV      
Repeat twice.
a = In,sF,B,sV.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 15 5678s off the front, 9 7658s, 6 each 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, 35 little bell rollups at the back, and 32 little bell rollups at the front, with no backstroke 87s.

5,024 London Surprise Major

Nigel J Newton
23456  M  B  W  H
42356           -
54326        -
23645  -     -
42635  3     -
34625  3     -
43265  2  2  -  -
45362  -  2  2
35264  -     3
25463  -     3
64352  -     -
23456  -        -

Contains 57 combination rollups. A palindrome suitable for handbells.

Published in The Ringing World (2000, page 1086).

5,056 London Surprise Major

Roderick W Pipe
23456    M  I/V  B  W  H
42356    -       -  -  - |
45236        x      -  - |
63542    -   x   -       |A
64352        x      -  - |
35426    -   x      -  - |
62453    -          -  -
63254            -  -  - |
23564    -       -     - |B
24365            -  -  - |
32465    -       -  -  - |
26435       A           
23645        x      -  -
25346            -  -  -
32546    -       -  -  -
36245            -  -  -
53462      I/F/B/V     -
23456        B          

100 cru's. 24 56's, 65's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,152 London Surprise Major

Roderick W Pipe
23456    M   B  W  H
42635     F/I   3
234756     I       3
527346       -  2  2
35264      I       2
23564    3         -
36245        -
752346     F       -
372546          -
23456      F -  3  3

47 cru's. 11 7468.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,248 London Surprise Major

Roderick W Pipe
23456    M  3/5 B  W  H 
35426    -      -
54263       ss     -  -
65432    -  ss
53246       ss        -
25346    -      -  -  -
32546    -      -  -  -
64235    -  ss     -
53462    -  ss     -
32654    -  ss     -  -
63254    -      -  -  -
26354    -      -  -  -
54632       ss
43265       ss        -
24365    -      -  -  -
32465    -      -  -  - 
2 part.

112 cru's. 24 56's, 65's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,376 London Surprise Major

Roderick W Pipe
23456    M  3/5  B  W  H
35426    -       -
52364    -  ss         -
35264    -       -  -  -
26543       ss      -
2364587          s  -  -
6 part.

132 cru's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,184 London Surprise Major

Nathan J Pitstow
23456    M  B  W  H
43526    -  -     -
54326       5     -
23564    -  3  -  -
3 part.

75 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,184 London Surprise Major

Nathan J Pitstow
23456    M  B  W  H
64352    -        -
34256       2  2  2
53246          -
64235    -     -  -
23645          -  -
3 part.

69 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,088 London Surprise Major

Nathan J Pitstow
  23456    M  B  W  H
  26354       -  -  -
A 43652    -        -
B 25634    -     -  -
C 32654          -
D 45623    -     -  -
  36524    -        -
  62534    -  -
E 23564    -  -      
3 part.
Alternative versions of this
composition may be obtained by
varying the lettered courses as
below. Courses A, B, C, D to be
called M,W and course E to be
called Before.
2(a) A B C D E
2(b) A B C E
2(c) A B C D
2(d) B C D E
2(e) B C
2(f) A D E
2(g) A
2(h) D
2(j) E

69 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).

5,216 London Surprise Major

Andrew N Tyler
23456    M  3/5 B  W  H 
35426    -      -
52364    -  ss        -
35264    -      -  -  -
52643       ss     -  - 
24536   [-]     -        |
43265    -  ss        -  |
24365    -      -  -  -  |A
36452       ss     -     |
32654           -  -  -  |
32546       2A          
36245           -  -  -
23645    -      -  -  - 
23564        A          
36524    -      -
24653       ss
23456           -  -  - 

129 cru's. Omit [-] in first A block.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,184 London Surprise Major

John S Warboys
23456    M  3/5 B  W  H 
35426    -      -
23645       ss  -  -  -
62345    -      -  -  -
36245    -      -  -  -
56423       ss        2
64235       ss     -  -
53462    -  ss     -
52364           -  -  -
35264    -      -  -  -
23564    -      -  -  -
24365           -  -  -
32465    -      -  -  - 
2 part.

122 cru's.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,088 London Surprise Major

James W Washbrook
23456    M  B  W  H 
35426          2
24653    -     -
23564       3  -  3 
3 part.

72 cru's. Also true to Ealing, Lessness, Rutland, Wembley, Whalley, Uxbridge.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966) and A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).

5,152 London Surprise Major

Thomas B Worsley
23456         M  V  W  H
372546   Out     -     3
352647           2  3  3
427365   4ths          3
524367   In         -
42635         -     3  3
23456         2     2  3

51 cru's.

Published in Collection of Compositions in the Popular Major Methods (1966).
See also:
5,184 Atomic Delight Major by Donald F Morrison
5,056 Cambridge Surprise Major by Charles Middleton and Henry Johnson (arr)
5,088 Londinium Delight Major by Donald F Morrison
5,184 Londinium Delight Major by Donald F Morrison