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South Yorkshire Sacred Harp Singing Day
Fourth Singing Day
Memorial Hall
South Yorkshire
Saturday, 24 February 2007

The annual South Yorkshire Sacred Harp singing day was held at the Memorial Hall, Worrall, near Sheffield, on 24 February.  Singers were welcomed by Ian West and David Elliott. The class was called to order by Ian West leading 31b and Helen Brown gave the opening prayer.  Leaders: Carmel Wood 171; Helen Brown 186; Dave Richardson 48t; Margaret Gillanders 36b; Cath Tyler 131b; Mandy Townsend 148; Ted Brown 49b; Sarah Pinney 47b; Chris Brown 441; Ruth Steggles 163b; Judy Whiting 273; Dave Townsend 236; Hannah Land 209; Phil Tyler 176b; Anna and Connie Baldini 276.


Ian West brought the class back leading 566.  Leaders: Benny Ross 106; Carmel Wood 457; Peter Knudssen 178; Helen Brown 66; Margaret Gillanders 475; David Moore 32t; Mandy Townsend 318. Cath Tyler conducted the memorial lesson and led 143. Ted Brown gave the lesson for sick and housebound, leading 68b. Helen Brown offered a prayer to close the memorial lesson.  Leaders: Dave Richardson 350; Sarah Pinney 155; Chris Brown 128; Hannah Land 501; Judy Whiting 474; Dave Townsend 196; Ruth Steggles 198. Ruth Steggles led grace for the mid-day meal.

Lunch Recess

Phil Tyler began the afternoon session with 270.  Leaders: Anna and Connie Baldini 159; Benny Ross 117; Carmel Wood 274t; Dave Richardson 496; Margaret Gillanders 150; Ian West and David Elliott 268; Helen Brown 217; Peter Knudssen 452b; Mandy Townsend 480; David Moore 189; Cath Tyler 430; Ted Brown 228; Sarah Pinney 481; Chris Brown 211; Hannah Land 300; Judy Whiting 222; Dave Townsend 147t; Ruth Steggles 200; Phil Tyler 442.


Ian West called the class to order leading 324.  Leaders: Anna Baldini 299; Dave Richardson 77t; Carmel Wood 365; Benny Ross 107; Margaret Gillanders 142; Peter Knudssen 407; Helen Brown 542; David Moore 288; Mandy Townsend 546; Ted Brown 99; Cath Tyler 362; Dave Townsend 112; Sarah Pinney 504, Chris Brown 503.  Following announcements, Ian West and Carmel led 323t and Hannah Land gave the closing prayer. 

Chairman--Ian West
Vice-Chair--Carmel Wood
Secretary--Margaret Gillanders


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