The class was called to order by Hannah Land leading the opening prayer
and leading 111b. The class were agreed that the singing school would be
held later in the 1st or 2nd session to allow
time for more new singers to arrive.
Leaders: Sarah West 370, Chris Brown 324, Ruth Steggles 171, Michael
Walker 138b, Maria Wallace 183, Cath Tyler 460, Helen Brown 349. Richard
Percival 313b, Ted Brown 49b, Ruth Steggles 198, Hannah Land 142, Cath
Tyler 430, Michael Walker 210, Sarah West 498, Chris Brown 38b.
Hannah Land called the class to order and introduced Michael Walker who
taught a short singing school during which the class received instruction
on the history and culture of sacred harp singing, shape note system,
major and minor scales, modes of time. The following songs were led
during the singing school; 101t, 162, 128, 155, 231t, 176t. Leaders:
Wood 344, Judy Whiting 182. Hannah Land led the grace.
Carmel Wood called the class to order leading 344. Leaders: Helen Brown
392, Anna and Connie Baldini 146, Richard Percival 365, Judy Whiting 384,
Cath Tyler 250, Chris Brown 102, Hannah Land 415, Maria Wallace 212, Ted
Brown 290, Michael Walker 404, Sarah West 421, Ruth Steggles 569b, Hannah
Land 535, Anna Baldini 40, Carmel Wood 323.
Ted and Helen Brown conducted the memorial and sick and housebound lesson
is honour of the following deceased; Bob Meek, George Seiler, Joyce Over,
Glyn Roberts, Valerie Munday, Linda Champ, Jessie, Gloria, Canon Gordon
Geddies, John Victor Budd, Kathleen Dunne. The names of the following
sick and housebound were read out; Maggie Watson, Dr John Sawyer, Dwight
Diller, Gary N, Lonnie Rogers, David Daykin, May Stabler, Lauren Stabler,
John Culf, Debbie Culf, Kathy Armstrong, Max Werner, John Dunne, Derek
Harrop, Maureen Gamlin, Daphne Causey. Helen Brown led 426t and closed
the lesson with a prayer. Leaders: Cath Tyler 503, Judy Whiting 475.
Helen Brown called the class back to order leading 345. Leaders: Richard
Percival 43, Chris Brown 42, Maria Wallace 445, Ted Brown 81t, Michael
Walker 319, Sarah West 88t, Ruth Steggles 84, Carmel Wood 31t, Helen Brown
432, Richard Percival 163b, Maria Wallace 209, Hannah Land 203, Cath Tyler
70b, Ted Brown 225t, Chris Brown 229, Sarah West 224, Judy Whiting 72b.
Notices were given and Hannah Land led 62 as the closing song. John
Hopkinson led the closing prayer.
Chair - Hannah Land; Secretary –
Chris Brown and Judy Whiting.