A peal can last for approximately 3 hours depending upon the method being rung and the speed at which the team rings. Peals are rung usually to commemorate particular events. At Stranton, since the 8 bells were erected in 1908, the following memorable peals have been rung:

  • July 11 1908 in 3 hours 7 minutes - a Peal of Grandisre Triples 5040 changes (Holt's Ten Part)

  • June 26 1909 in 3 hours 8 minutes - a Peal of Kent Treble Bob Major 5088 changes in Honour of the Birthday of King Edward VI

  • January 1 1910 in 3 hours - a Peal of Grandsire Triples 5040 changes. First Peal by the Parish Church Ringers

  • Friday May 20th 1910 in 3 hours 14 minutes - a Peal of Grandsire Triples 5040 changes. "Bells Deeply Muffled" as a token of respect to his late Majesty King Edward VII on the day of his burial

  • Thursday June 22 1911 in 3 hours - a Peal of Grandsire Triples 5040 changes. Rung in Honour of the Coronation of King George V

  • Saturday November 22 1947 in 2 hours 58 minutes - a Peal of Grandsire Triples 5040 changes. Rung in Honour of the Wedding of HRH Princess Elizabeth and HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on Thursday November 20 1947. This was the first peal on the bells in which lady ringers participated.

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