Superlative Surprise Major

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1,250 Superlative Surprise Major

23456  B   M   H
35264  -
25463      -   ss
35462      s
25364      2    
round in two blows

1,344 Superlative Surprise Major

23456   H
23456   6
6 = s - - s - -

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

Richard I Allton (arr)
23456   B  M  W  H
42356            -
25463   -
23564      2     -
62534         -
23456   2        -

Contains 10 56s, 2 7568s, 8 8765s, 2 2468s, 22 four bell runs at the back, and 4 56s, 6 8765s, 14 four bell runs at the front, with Queens.

1,250 Superlative Surprise Major

Richard I Allton
23456   V  B  M  F  H
42356               -
25463      -
34625   -        -
34256      -        -
45362      -
25364         -     2*
2*=bs.

Contains 21 combination rollups, 11 56s, 10 8765s, 18 four bell runs at the back, and 6 combination rollups, 2 56s, 18 four bell runs at the front, with queens, back rounds.

1,250 Superlative Surprise Major

Richard I Allton
234567   V  B  W  F  T  H
64523    -        -
357246         -  -
425367   -  -        s
23465       -           ss
36254       -
25364          -        -

Contains 18 combination rollups, 1 56s, 8 65s, 2 four bell runs at the back, and 2 65s, 6 four bell runs at the front, with Queens.

1,250 Superlative Surprise Major

Keith D Anderson
23456   B  M  H
35264   -
25463      -  ss
25364      3*  
3*=sbb.

Contains 15 combination rollups, 9 56s, 10 8765s at the back, and 10 combination rollups, 8 56s, 8 8765s at the front, with Tittums, Backrounds.

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

Richard J Angrave
(25364) X  M  W
 32546  x     2
 35264  x     s
(25364)    3*  
start and finish at the treble's backstroke snap
X = s at 1, bob at 1%.
3* = - - S

1,346 Superlative Surprise Major

Simon A Bond
23456   M  W  H
46532   -  -  2
34562      -
25463   -     -
25364   2*     
2*=bs.

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

Benjamin D Constant
23456   B  W  H
45236      -  -
34562   -     2
34625   -     -
42635      2
23456   -      

Contains 16 combination rollups, 8 56s, 8 8765s, 26 little bell at the back, and 6 56s, 8 8765s, 14 little bell at the front, with Queens, Backrounds and the full mega-tittums course.

1,282 Superlative Surprise Major

Benjamin D Constant
23456   B  M  W  H
45236         -  -
34562   -        2
63425   -        2
52436      -  -  -
25364   -        s

Contains 15 combination rollups, 5 56s, 26 little bell at the back, and 4 56s, 6 8765s, 20 little bell at the front, with Queens, Backrounds and the full mega-tittums course.

Rung at Basingstoke (All Saints) on 5 February 2012.

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

Mark B Davies
23456  B  M  W  H
24356           s
45263  -
35264     s
64523     -  s  s
42635  -
32645        s
23456  -        s

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

Ian R Fielding
23456   B  M  W  H
52436         -
23564   -
34562      -     2
34625   -        -
23456   -        2

Contains 16 combination rollups, 6 56s, 32 little bell at the back, and 6 8765s, 20 little bell at the front, with Queens, Backrounds and the full mega-tittums course.

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

Paul J Flavell
234567   V  B  M  W  F  H
35264       -
234675         -  s  s  -
453627   s  s  -
42635    -     -     -
526374            -  s  s
236457   -  s  s  -
23456       -           -

Contains 10 56s, 10 8765s at the back, and 12 56s, 12 8765s at the front, with Tittums, Backrounds.

1,440 Superlative Surprise Major

Paul J Flavell
234567   V  B  M  W  F  H
35264       -
234675         -  s  s  -
423675   s  s  -  s  s  -
426375   s  s  -     s
526374      s     -  s  s
546273   -  s  s  -  s  s
426357   -  s  s  -
23456       -            

Contains 10 combination rollups, 6 56s, 11 little bell at the back, and 22 combination rollups, 20 56s, 20 8765s, 12 little bell at the front, with Tittums, Backrounds.

1,310 Superlative Surprise Major

Paul J Flavell
(253647)  V  B  M  W  F  I  T  H
 423675            s  s        s
(564723)  s  s           -
(236475)        s  s        s
(342576)                 -
(475632)        s  s     -
 453627         s  s  s
 342576      s  s  s        ss
 234567      s                 -
Start from treble backstroke snap.

Approximately 125 runs of four or more bells front back and across the change. Only two leads out of 41 do not contain at least one run of four or more bells, with Tittums, Whittingtons, Backrounds.

1,342 Superlative Surprise Major

Paul J Flavell
(253647)  V  B  M  W  F
 432675            s  s
 324675   s  s     s  s
 243675   s  s     s  s
 236457   -     s  -  -
 45362       2
 42635    -     -     -
 23456       -         
Start from treble backstroke snap.

Contains 17 combination rollups, 11 56s, 8 8765s at the back, and 12 combination rollups, 12 56s, 12 8765s at the front, with Tittums, Backrounds.

1,344 Superlative Surprise Major

Paul J Flavell (arr)
23456   V  B  F  H
35264      -
42635   -     -
42356      -     -
3 part.

Contains 26 combination rollups, 18 56s, 18 8765s.

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

Thomas J Hinks
23456   B  M  H
42356         -
25463   -
23564      2  -
64352   2
23456      -  -

2,018 Superlative Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison
23456  M   W   H
34256  3       2
45362  2   2
25364  -       2*
Rounds at the treble’s backstroke
snap two blows after the single.
2* = - s.

2,018 Superlative Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison
23456  M   W   H
52436      -
42635  -   4
35264  -   s   s
25364  ss      2*
Rounds at the treble’s backstroke snap
two blows after the final single Home.
4 = s - s -;
2* = - s.

Contains 13 56s, 12 each 8765s and 5678s off the front, 14 8765s off the front, queens and back rounds.

1,344 Superlative Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2328)
(25364) M  W 
 35462  -
 25463  s  ss
two part
snap start and finish

especially suitable for handbells (3-4 and 5-6 course throughout)

2,017 Superlative Surprise Major

Robert Oakeshott
(132547)  B  M  W  H
 124365   2*
 145362      s  2+
 154263      2+    2*
 164253         s
 123456      -     s
Start with rounds as the 32nd change of the lead. 2*=sb, 2+=bs.

Contains 25 combination rollups, 7 56s, 4 65s, 6 8765s at the back, and 16 combination rollups, 4 56s, 2 65s, 8 8765s at the front, with Queens, Backrounds.

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

Thomas Perrins
23456   B  W  H
45236      -  -
34562   -     2
63542      -
23456   2     2

Contains 14 combination rollups, 8 56s, 32 little bell at the back, and 6 8765s, 20 little bell at the front, with Queens, Backrounds and the full mega-tittums course.

1,376 Superlative Surprise Major

Richard B Pullin
23456   B  M  W
54632      -  -
34625      s  s
25463   2
65324      2* s
23456      -  -
2*=bs.

Contains 10 56s, 6 8765s, 24 little bell at the back, and 6 8765s, 26 little bell at the front, with Tittums, Backrounds.

1,376 Superlative Surprise Major

Richard B Pullin
23456   B  M  H
42356         -
32654      -  ss
23546   -     s
2 part, calling ss in one part only.

Contains 24 combination rollups, 6 56s, 4 65s, 24 four bell runs at the back, and 10 combination rollups, 2 56s, 4 65s, 21 four bell runs at the front, with Queens, Backrounds.

2,018 Superlative Surprise Major

Richard B Pullin
23456   M  W  H
42356         -
35264   s  s  -
46253   -  -  -
25463      -  -
23564   2     -
63542   s  s
43526   s  s
25364   s  s  s

Contains 23 combination rollups, 9 56s, 4 65s, 34 four bell runs at the back, and 14 combination rollups, 6 56s, 4 65s, 8 8765s, 36 four bell runs at the front, with Queens, Backrounds.

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

James P Ramsbottom
23456   B  M  W  H
54326         s  s
32546         -  -
65432   3
23456      s  2*  
2*=sb.
Rung at Highworth on 4 April 2013.

1,344 Superlative Surprise Major

Andrew J Rawlinson
23456   M  W  H
53426      s
63425   -     2*
23456   s  3*  
2*=bs, 3*=bsb.

1,344 Superlative Surprise Major

Andrew J Rawlinson
23456   M  W  H
65432   -  -  -
35462      s
42563   s     -
35264   -     -
63254      -
23456   -      

Contains 12 combination rollups, 6 56s at the back, and 4 56s, 6 8765s at the front, with Queens, Backrounds.

1,250 Superlative Surprise Major

Philip A B Saddleton
23456  B  M  W  H
24356           s
45263  -
26453     ss -  -
25364     2  -  -
round two blows later

1,280 Superlative Surprise Major

SMC32 (gen)
23456   B  W  H
45236      -  -
34562   -     2
34625   -     -
42635      2
23456   -      

Contains 8 56s, 8 8765s, 50 four bell runs at the back, and 6 56s, 8 8765s, 34 four bell runs at the front, with queens, back rounds.

See also:
2,016 Cambridge Surprise Major by Andrew N Tyler (arr)
1,280 Dereham Surprise Major by Donald F Morrison
1,280 Dereham Surprise Major by Donald F Morrison
1,344 London Surprise Major by Graham A C John
1,344 Pudsey Surprise Major by Andrew J Rawlinson
1,344 Yorkshire Surprise Major by Donald F Morrison