Surprise Major Compositions


5024 Ayston Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.33)
M         B   W   H   23456
---------------------------
                  2   34256
          -   2       56342
-                 -   23645
     IN               3427568
      X               4237568
2     X           -   5247368
-     X               2347568
          -           3725468
-     X           -   2745368
-    4th      3   2   36245
-    4/I          -   35264
-         -   -   -   23564
-         -   -   -   52364
     2SS              35426
-         -       -   45236
              -   -   23456
---------------------------
X = In/5ths   SS = S3/S5
66 crus, Queens, Tittums
18 x ....5678
18 x ....7568
12 x ....8765
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 10th May 2005
5024 Cambridge Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.32)
B   M   W   4   H   23456
-------------------------
                2   34256
-               3   45362
    2   2       -   45623
            X   -   64523
            X   -   56423
    2   2       -   56234
            X   -   25634
            X   -   62534
    2   2       3   23645
    -           -   56342
        -   -       2374658
IN              -   23456
-------------------------
X = S5 SB M SW S4
59 crus inc 18 x 56s
206 x 4-bell runs, including 38 x 5-bell runs
1 course of 7568s inc 12347568
Also true omitting the X calls (5152)
Rung at Haselbech on 28th February 2009
Rung at Titchmarsh on 29th April 2011
Rung at Church Lawford, Plantagenet Ring on 14th November 2015
5056 Cambridge Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.81)
B   M   W  4th  H   23456
-------------------------
    2   2   3   3   35264
-------------------------
    -           -   42563    }
        -  4/I  3   56342    } A
-               3   64523    }
-------------------------
        A           23456
-------------------------
Tittums, 45 crus
245 x 4-bell runs including:
59 x 5-bell runs
18 x ....5678
16 x ....5432
18 x ....3456
10 x ....6543
8  x ....2345
9  x 4321....
6  x 5678....
6  x ....7568
Rung at Long Buckby to Kimmeridge S Major on 2nd January 2016
Rung at Brackley on 15th January 2016
Rung at Byfield to Byfield S Major on 7th October 2017
Rung at Feckenham to Kimmeridge S Major on 10th October 2017
5088 Didcot Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.34)
M   B   5   W   H   23456
-------------------------
S           -   S   54632
SS              S   56432
-           -       34265
        -   -       4327568
    -               3745268
      S3/S5     -   7524368
-   S       -   -   34256
-------------------------
3-part
56 crus, Queens, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
18 x ....7568
18 x ....8765
9  x 8765....
9  x 5678....
Rung at Milton on 26th December 2007

5152 Edgecombe Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.83)

B  M  W       H  23456

----------------------

      3   X   -  42356

   s  s       -  35264

   3          2  52364

   s  s       2  23645

      3   IN  3  342756

-                4735268

   3     4th  -  62345

   s  s       2  23456

----------------------

X = In, Out, 4ths

Queens, Tittums, Backrounds

72 crus inc 24 x 56s

24 x ....7568

24 x ....8765

16 x ....5432

18 x 5678....

14 x 8765....

13 x 2345....

Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 1st July 2003

Rung at Aldeburgh on 13th March 2005

5024 Evdomida Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.35)
 M   5   W   H   23456
----------------------
     S   S       36245 (3-lead course)
     X           62345
 -      (3)  2   25346
(3)          -   32546
 2   X           23645
----------------------
3-part   S = 1256   X = In/5th
Call (3W) in part 1 only & (3M) in part 3 only
104 crus, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
12 x ....8765
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 14th December 2004
5088 Firebolt Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.52)
5  B  M  W       H   23456
--------------------------
         -           52436
      -  -           34625
      -  -  4th      3572468
         -   IN  3   35264
   -                 56342
      -          -   23645
             IN  3   3427568
   -                 4735268
      3     4th  2   36245
      -  2   IN      4267358
-                -   64523
   2             3   23456
--------------------------
62 crus, Queens, Tittums
18 x ....8765
18 x ....7568
Also true to Quedgeley S Major
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 19th October 2004
Rung at Coventry, Stoke on 20th June 2016
5024 Gracefulness Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.36)
M   B   5   W   H   23456
-------------------------
            S       53426   }
    SS      -       42365   }
        -   -   -   3247568 }
    -               2735468 } A
-      4ths         24635   }
-               -   56432   }
-   -               63452   }
    SS      S       42356   }
-------------------------
        A           34256
-------------------------
            S       54236
    SS      -       23465
        -   -   -   4327568
    -               3745268
-   SS              5372468
        IN     SS   32564
    SS              64253
    SS      S       23456
-------------------------
SS (in the B column) = S3/S5
80 crus, Queens, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
18 x ....7568
18 x ....8765
15 x 8765....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 17th July 2007

5056 Griffydam Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.101)

M 3/5 In  B  5  W   H  23456

----------------------------

                S      53426

   SS           -   3  42365

             -  -   3  2437568

          -            4725368

3  SS               3  5372468

       -           SS  32564

  2SS           S   2  34256

                -  SS  53246

                -      45236

          X     -   -  23456

----------------------------

X = O/4/I

Queens & Backrounds

80 crus inc 24 each 56s & 65s

Off the back:

18 x 8765

18 x 7568

18 x 2468

18 x 2345

14 x 5432

Off the front:

14 x 8765

8  x 5678

15 x 2345 (inc 5 x 23456)

13 x 5432

Rung at Warsop on 22nd Sept 2016

5088 Griffydam Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.37)
B   5   W   H   23456
---------------------
        S       53426
SS      -       42365
    -   -       2437568
-               4725368
SS              5372468
IN         SS   32564
2xSS    S   -   42356
---------------------
3-part
SS (in 1st column) = S3/S5
80 crus, Queens, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
18 x ....7568
18 x ....8765
18 x 8765....
12 x 5678....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 20th November 2007
5120 Hampton Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.38)
5  B  M  W      H  23456
--------------------------
      -         3  43652
   -            -  43526
            S3     2735468
SS    -            3745268
   -        IN     5276438
-               -  7532468
         -  S4  2  35426
         -      -  42356
--------------------------
      -            32654   }
   -            -  32546   }
            S3     4725368 } A
SS          S4  2  25346   }
         -      -  34256   }
--------------------------
         A         23456
--------------------------
Omit all the singles in the last part.
58 crus, Queens, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
22 x ....8765
9  x ....2468
15 x 8765....
7  x 5678....
Rung at Claybrooke on 20th November 2006
5120 Hooch Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.39)
M  I  B  4  W   H  23456
------------------------
2               S  62354
            2   S  23564
2           2   S  32645
   -               2437568
      -            4725368
-           S   S  5372468
-     -     -   S  5732468
            S      2735468
2        -      S  36245
            -  SS  43265
-               S  25364
            -   S  63254
-               S  24356
            -  SS  52346
            2   S  23456
------------------------
96 crus, Queens, Tittums, Backrounds
18 x ....8765
12 x ....2468
16 x 8765....
12 x 5678....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 31st August 2004
5024 Jelly Legs Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.40)
M   B   3       W   H   23456
-----------------------------
                    2   34256
                    Q   23465
            X   -   -   26345
-   -           -   -   32645
           IN       -   3247568
    S   S           Q   7352468
                    2   3572468
-   -           -   S   3574268
    S   S           -   4327568
-   -           -   -   2437568
    -                   4725368
3         4th       -   63245
                -   -   24635
           X    -       34265
           X            42365
-         3X            32564
-          X        -   52463
-          X        S   23456
-----------------------------
X = In/5ths   S = 1256   Q = 1456
96 crus, Queens, Tittums
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
18 x ....8765
18 x ....7568
20 x ....2468
12 x 5678....
12 x 8765....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 12th October 2004

5024 Lesslessness Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.105)

3/5   B       W   H  23456

--------------------------

          X   -      53246

SS            -      24365

SS            -      36452

         S5  (SS)    3745268

  S4  -  S5/S4       52643

SS            -      64235

SS            -   -  42356

--------------------------

3 - part

X = In/5ths

Call (SS) in part 2 only (gives 2468s)

72 crus inc 24 each 56s & 65s

18 x ....8765

12 x 8765....

12 x 5678....

Also true to Lessness & Uxbridge
Rung at Spitalfields on 29th December 2016
5024 Lessness Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.43)
M        W   H   23456
----------------------
-        -       54632
    SS           32465
    IN  S4       5372468
    S3  5ths     24365
     X           43265
-   3X           23564
----------------------
-        -       65432
    SS   2       24536
    S3           3745268
    S4   -       32546
    2X           53246
-   3X           23645
----------------------
-        -       46532
    SS           32654
    2X           63254
-            3   23456
----------------------
SS = S3/S5  X = I/5
144 crus  Queens, Tittums, Backrounds & all 7 near misses
10 x 5678....
Also true to Uxbridge S Major
Rung at Edinburgh, SS Andrew & George on 24th March 2008
Rung at Downham Market on 20th November 2011
5024 Lessness Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.41)
 M  B        W  H  23456
------------------------
 -     X     -     53462
 -              -  24365
(-  -        -  -) 32465
 -  -        -  -  43265
 -     3X          23564
------------------------
3-part
Replace (brackets) with the following in the last part only
 M        5     H  26354
--------------------------
          S        2735468
 -    X         -  3745268
 -        SS       4725368
 -        S     -  32654
--------------------------
X = In/5ths
144 crus, Tittums
18 x ....8765
Also true to Uxbridge S Major
Rung at Market Deeping to Uxbridge S on 20th March 2004

5024 Lessness Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.91)

M        W   H   23456

----------------------

-        -       54632

    SS           32465

    2X           43265

-            3   23564

----------------------

-    A   -       65432

    SS   2       24536

    S3           3745268

3   S4   -   -   53246

-   3X           23645

----------------------

-        -       46532

    SS       -   63254

-            3   23456

----------------------

SS = S3/S5   X = I/5   A = 4th/In/Out

112 crus inc 24 each 56s & 65s

Tittums, Backrounds & all 7 near misses

11 x 5678....

11 x 8765....

18 x ....8765

18 x ....2345

14 x ....5432

Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 29th September 2015


5024 Lessness Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.92)

M        W   H   23456

----------------------

-        -       54632

    SS           32465

    2X           43265

-   3X           23564

----------------------

-    A   -       65432

    SS   3       32546

    2X           53246

-   3X           23645

----------------------

-        -       46532

    SS           32654

    2X           63254

-            3   23456

----------------------

SS = S3/S5   X = In/5ths   A = 4th/In/Out

144 crus, Tittums & all 7 near misses

10 x 5678....

10 x ....5432

18 x ....2345

13 x 5432....

9  x 2345....

Rung at Belper on 6th October 2015

Rung at Pakefield on 23rd October 2016

Rung at Rothwell, Northants to Bovey Tracy S on 17th March 2017


Same comp, alternative layout:


M        W   23456

------------------

-    A   -   54632

    SS   3   32465

    2X       43265

-   3X       23564

------------------

3-part

A = 4th/In/Out   SS = S3/S5   X = In/5ths

Call A and 3W in part 2 only.

Replace 3X with 3 Homes in last part only.

5024 Lessness Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.93)

M     5  W  H  23456

--------------------

2  X     3*    32654

      S  S     24365 (3-lead course)

3* X           43265

-           3  23564

--------------------

3-part   S = 1256   X = In/5ths

Call 3W* & 3M* in last part only

144 crus & Tittums

16 x 5678....

10 x 8765....

Also true to Uxbridge S Major

Rung at Creswell on 22nd September 2017 

5056 Lessness Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.42)
 M  3/5  5   W   H   23456
--------------------------
 -  2SS      -       36245
 -   SS              43652
 -               -   26354
(3       S           2735468
 3       S)      -   32654
 -           -       56423
     SS              23645
--------------------------
3 part, calling (brackets) in part 1 only
120 crus, Tittums, Backrounds
18 x ....8765
12 x 8765....
6  x 5678....
Also true to Uxbridge S Major
Rung at Alloa to Uxbridge S on 16th April 2005
5120 Lessness Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.44)
 M      B     W  H  23456
-------------------------
    2x              42356
 -               2  26354
(-      -     -  -) 32654
 -            -     56423
    SS              23645
-------------------------
3-part
Replace (brackets) with the following in part 1 only
 M      B  5  W  H  26354
-------------------------
           S        2735468
 2         S  -     54263
 -      -  S        4725368
 -         S     -  32654
-------------------------
X = In/5ths   SS = S3/S5
144 crus, Tittums, Backrounds
18 x ....8765
12 x 8765....
6  x 5678....
Also true to Uxbridge S Major
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 21st September 2004
Rung at Sproxton to Uxbridge S on 7th November 2007
5152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.45) from Simon Humphrey
M     W     H   23456
---------------------
-          SS   43652
-           S   62354
    S3/S4   S   63254
-           S   24356
      -     S   53246
-           S   26345
      -     S   43265
-          SS   23564
---------------------
-          SS   53462  }
-           S   42365  } A
      -    SS   64325  }
      -     S   23645  }
---------------------
      A         23456
---------------------
83 crus, Tittums, Backrounds
Rung at Dundee, Old Steeple on 16th April 2005
Rung at Haselbech on 17th March 2006
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 21st March 2006
Rung at Mavesyn Ridware on 5th March 2016
Rung at Brancepeth on 15th Oct 2016
5152 Long Buckby Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.46)
B   M   W      H   23456
------------------------
        3   X  -   42356
    S   S      -   35264
    3          -   23564
------------------------
               -   52364
    S   S      2   23645
------------------------
        3  IN  3   3427568
-   3     4th  -   62345
    S   S      2   23456
------------------------
X = In Out 4ths
72 crus, Queens, Tittums, Backrounds
15 x ....8765
15 x ....7568
18 x 5678....
14 x 8765....
Rung at Long Buckby on 27th June 2003

Morning Dew Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason



See Thurncourt Surprise Major (below) 

5024 Muggles Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.47)
5   B   M   W   H   23456
-------------------------
                2   34256
            -       53246
        -       -   62345
            S   -   34265
-           -   2   3247568
    -               2735468
        3   -       5237468
        -       -   4327568
-       -   -       32564
-               -   5372468
   IN   -           52463
    -               26534
        2   -   -   23465
    -               36254
            -       53264
        -       -   42365
    2               65234
        S   -   -   23456
-------------------------
76 crus, Queens
21 x ....5678
18 x ....6578
18 x ....8765
14 x ....7568
10 x ....2468
Rung at Aldeburgh on 12th March 2006
5058 Muggles Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.48)
5  B  M  W   4  H  23456
-------------------------
                2  34256
      -  -  IN     2457368
-            -     3572468
            IN  2  23564
-        -         3257468
-        -      -  52364
   -            -  52643
      -         2  23645
            IN  3  3427568
   -               4735268
      3      -  -  62345
S            S     53462
         -         65432
      -     IN     5347628
-        S        (32456)
-------------------------
62 crus, Queens, Tittums
18 x ....8765
18 x ....7568
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 26th October 2004
5024 Neverthelessness Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.49)
M    B    W    H   23456
------------------------
               -   42356
2    X         -   62453
-              -   34256
          -        53246
-              -   62345
          S    3   42365
   5ths   -    3   2437568
     -             4725368
3    SS        -   7532468
-    -    -    -   3752468
-    -    -    -   5372468
     IN        2   25364
-    -    -    -   32564
-    SS   -        46235
-    X             65234
S         -    -   23456
------------------------
X = In/5ths  SS = S3/S5
96 crus, Queens, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
18 x ....8765
18 x ....7568
18 x ....2468
14 x 5678....
8  x 8765....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 17th April 2007
Rung at Claybrooke on 16th July 2007
5024 Pointlessness Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.50)
M    B   5   W   H   23456
--------------------------
S            -       56432
-            -   -   23465
-    X           -   43562
2                -   42365
             -   -   36425
     X       2   -   34265
         -   -       4327568
    2X               2437568
     -               4725368
3   SS               5372468
    IN               32564
     X       -   -   36254
     X       -       56324
     X               63524
-            S   2   34256
             3   -   23456
--------------------------
X = In/5ths    SS = S3/S5
88 crus, Queens, Tittums, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
18 x ....8765
18 x ....7568
14 x 8765....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 15th May 2007
Rung at Rayleigh on 10th November 2007
5184 Pudsey Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.51)
5  B  M  W  IN  H  23456
------------------------
      - (3)  -     3547268
-               -  43652
   -            -  43526
             -     3247658
-    (3) -      -  42356
------------------------
3-part
Call (3W) in part 2, call (3M) in parts 1 & 2
54 crus inc 24 x 56s & Backrounds
12 x 5678....
18 x 8765....
Rung at Catherington on 21st July 2005
Rung at Milton on 26th December 2006
Rung at Holybourne on 19th February 2012
5152 Quedgeley Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.53)
5   B   M   W   4   H   23456
-----------------------------
            3       2   34256
        -   -           52643
        -           2   23645
           IN       3   3427568
    -                   4735268
        3       -   -   62345
    -                   24653
-               -       36524
            -       -   52364
-                   -   3572468
           IN       2   23564
        -           -   45362
            -           64352
        -           -   23456
-----------------------------
63 crus, Queens, Tittums
18 x ....8765
18 x ....7568
11 x ....2468
10 x 8765....
Rung at Coventry, Stoke on 27th January 2007
5024 Quietus Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.54)
M   B   5   W   H   23456
-------------------------
                2   34256
                Q   23465
-   -       -   -   42365
-               3   32564
-   X           -   52463
-       -   -   3   2437568
    -               4725368
-           2   3   7532468
            -       2735468
2     4th       2   26345
-   -       -   -   32645
    X       -   -   34265
-   -       -   Q   23456
-------------------------
Q = 1456    X = In/5ths
96 crus, Queens, Tittums
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
24 x ....8765
24 x ....7568
24 x ....2468
10 x 8765....
8  x 5678....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 9th November 2004
5056 Ridlington Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.55)
5   B   M   W   H   23456
-------------------------
                -   42356
        S   S   3   52364
-               -   3572468
   IN   S   S   3   62345
        S   S   -   34256
S   S   -   3       2745368
        2   -       5327468
        S       3   4327568
        S   2       3725468
    S   SS          3725648
S               -   23456
-------------------------
72 crus, Queens, Tittums
18 x ....5678
18 x ....8765
18 x ....7568
16 x ....2468
Rung at Uppingham on 17th June 2005
Rung at Claybrooke on 15th May 2017

5024 Rutland Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.94)

M         W   H   23456

-----------------------

          3   2   34256

3         -       53246

    I/5   -       43526

   S3/S4  -       24536

   S3/S4  -       32546

   S3/S5          46253

-         3   3   26354

2   Out           65432

-  O/4/I  -   -   23456

-----------------------

67 crus & Tittums

193 x 4-bell runs including:

30 x 5-bell runs

24 x ....5678

18 x ....8765

18 x ....2345

Rung at Whitwick on 16th December 2015

Rung at Holborn, Greater London on 25th November 2017 

5120 Rutland Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.95)

M         W   H   23456

-----------------------

          3   2   34256

3         -       53246

    I/5   -       43526

   S3/S4  -       24536

   S3/S4  -       32546

   S3/S4         (32546)

   S4/SB  -       36452

2             3   26354

-         2   -   46532 

-   Out   -   -   54632

-   Out   -   -   65432

-         -   -   23456

-----------------------

61 crus

235 x 4-bell runs including:

35 x 5-bell runs

24 x ....5678

24 x ....8765

12 x ....2345

12 x ....5432 

5024 Somme Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.100)

3  B  4  5  W   23456

---------------------

            -   52436

 S3/S5      -   43265

         -  -   3427568

   -            4735268

      -         23645

S               4736258

   S  -     2   34256

---------------------

            -   53246   }

 S3/S5      -   24365   }

         -  -   4237568 }

   -            2745368 }

      -         34625   } A

S               2746358 }

   S     S  S   63425   }

 S3/S5      -   42356   }

---------------------

      A         23456

---------------------

Crus: 24 each 56s & 65s

Off the back:

24 x 8765

12 x 7568

12 x 7658

12 x 5768

8  x 5432 (inc 4 x 65432)

Off the front:

18 x 8765 (inc backrounds)

18 x 5678

11 x 5432

7  x 2345

Rung at Packwood on 19th September 2016

5120 Superlative Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.56)
5  B  M  W  4  H  23456
-----------------------
               2  34256
         -     3  53246
      -  3     3  23645
-           -     56423
      3  -        25463
      2  S  4/I   26453
S     2           3725468
SS    -           2745368
S  -              65234
      S  -     -  23456
-----------------------
Queens  Backrounds
46 crus inc 16 x 56s
16 x 5678....
16 x 8765....
14 x ....8765
12 x ....7568
12 x 7568....
(Note: 6 x 87s at backstroke)
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 18th July 2006
Rung at Tarleton on 11th June 2011
Rung at Mavesyn Ridware on 6th October 2012
Rung at Dordrecht on 1st October 2017

5024 Thurncourt Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.90)

M   4   B   5   W   23456

-------------------------

                S   53426

        SS      -   42365

            -   -   2437568

        -           4725368

    -              (32645)

    S   S           56432

-      4xSS     S   42356

-------------------------

                S   52346

        SS      -   34265

            -   -   4327568

        -           3745268

    -              (24635)

    S   S           56324

-       SS          25643

        -       S   34256

-------------------------

                S   54236

        SS      -   23465

            -   -   3247568

        -           2735468

    -              (43625)

    S   S          (56243)

    -           -   5372468

        IN          32564

       2xSS     S   23456

-------------------------

SS = S3/S5

Queens, Backrounds

64 crus inc 24 each 56s & 65s

24 x 8765....

18 x ....8765

18 x ....7568

Rung at Thurnby on 16th January 2015

Rung at Church Lawford, Plantagenet to Morning Dew S on 28th January 2015

Rung at Okehampton to Morning Dew S on 26th May 2015

Rung at Claybrooke to Zopf S on 18th July 2016


5056 Timelessness Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.57)
M   B        W   H   23456
--------------------------
                 2   34256
             -       53246
-                -   62345
             S   3   42365
       5ths  -   3   2437568
    -                4725368
3      S3/S5         5372468
        IN           32564
       S3/S5     -   26453
       5ths          2746358
3      5ths  -       7245368
-       S3   S   S   32654
    -                25346
       I/5   2   -   23456
--------------------------
88 crus, Queens, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
24 x 5678....
24 x 8765....
24 x ....8765
18 x ....7568
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 21st August 2007
Rung at Bretforton on 8th December 2007
5152 Trelawney Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.82)
B   M   W      H   23456
------------------------
           IN      3527648
-              3   5736248
          4th  -   42356
    S   S      2   23564
------------------------
           IN  3   3627458
-         4th  -   52364
    S   S      2   23645
------------------------
           IN  3   3427568
-   3     4th  -   62345
    S   S      2   23456
------------------------
Queens, Tittums, 72 crus
24 x ....8765
24 x ....7568
8  x ....2468
16 x ....5432
10 x 5678....
8  x 8765....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 15th July 2003

5152 Umbridge Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.58)
W   M   H   23456
-----------------
S  (SS)     53426
S       -   42356
SS  S       62354
S   S   3   42365
SS  S       52364
S   S   -   34256
        S   32456
-----------------
2-part, calling (SS) in 1 part only
105 crus, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
12 x 8765....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 8th July 2003
5024 Upton Hellions Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.59)
M   B   W   H   23456
---------------------
            -   42356
        -       54326
   SS       -   42635
   IN           2347568
   2X       S   4327568
   3X       S   4237568
    -           2745368
6  4th          34625
    X   -   3   24365
        -       62345
   SS           45236
-   -       -   25346
        -   2   23456
---------------------
6 = --S--S   SS = S3/S5   X = In/5th
64 crus, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
24 x ....8765
24 x ....7568
24 x 5678....
24 x 8765....
Rung at Milton on 22nd May 2005
Uxbridge Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason

See compositions of Lessness S Major (above)

5056 Warwickshire Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.102)

5  B  M  W  I  4  H  23456

--------------------------

   -                 35264

      3        -     4273658

         3  -       (23456)

      S  -           56432

      -  -        3  34265

      -  S     X  3  64523

      -           -  35426

         -        2  34256

      -              24653

   -       S3     -  5372468

               -     4765238

S                 -  64352

      -           -  23456

--------------------------

X = 4ths,In,Out

24 each 56s & 65s, and Queens

24 x ....7568

24 x ....5432

24 x ....3456

14 x ....6543 (inc 6 x 76543)

6  x ....2345

5 each 5678 & 8765 off the front

Rung at Rothwell, Northants on 18th November 2016

Rung at Dordrecht on 15th April 2017

5056 Warwickshire Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.104)

B   M   W       H   23456

-------------------------

-                   35264

X          4/I     (23456)

    S   -           56432

    -   -           34265

    -   S           64523

    -           -   35426

        -       -   42356

-------------------------

3-part

X = 5,H,I (call in part 1 only)

64 crus, 24 each 56s & 65s

24 x ....5432

24 x ....7568

5088 Whitwick Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.60)
5   B   M   W   H   23456
-------------------------
    -           -   23564
            3   -   52364
-               -   3572468
    IN      -       65324
        -       3   35426
    -           -   35264
            -   -   26354
S       3           2735468
S       2       3   46253
        -       2   63254
        -       3   23456
-------------------------
Queens, Tittums, Backrounds
61 crus inc 20 x 56s
20 x ....5678
22 x ....8765
13 x 8765....
7  x 5678....
Rung at Packwood on 15th March 2010

5088 Whitwick Surprise Major

by Paul M Mason (no.84)

5   B   M   W     H   23456

---------------------------

                  -   42354

        -         -   63254

            2  IN     5637428

-                 -   35264

            -     -   26354

S       3             2735468

S       3         -   32654

        2   -  IN     4257638

-                 -   54326

            -         25346

-                 -   3275648

       IN   -     -   34256

3                 -   23456

---------------------------

Queens, Whittingtons, Tittums, Backrounds

61 crus inc 22 x 56s

22 x ....8765

11 x 8765....

6  x 5678....

Rung at Sproxton on 4th June 2003

5056 Xepri Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.61)
 M   B   5   W   H   23456
--------------------------
             -       52436
 -           -   -   63425
             S   -   42365
(-              SS   32564
 -   IN  -       -   52463
 -)      -   -       2437568
     -               4725368
       S3/S5     -   7532468
 -   S       -   -   42356
--------------------------
3-part, calling (brackets) in part 1 only
80 crus, Queens, Backrounds
24 x ....5678
24 x ....6578
18 x ....7568
18 x ....8765
16 x 8765....
10 x 5678....
Rung at Long Buckby on 1st November 2007
Rung at Cholsey on 13th March 2008
5024 Yorkshire Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.62)
5   B   M   W   H   23456
-------------------------
        -           43652  }
    2               52364  } A
       SS   -       65324  }
        -   -   -   42356  }
-------------------------
        -       2   26354
S       3   S  SS   5732468
            S       2735468
S               -   32654
    2               54263
       SS   -       65243
        -   -   -   34256
-------------------------
         A          23456
-------------------------
69 crus, Queens, Tittums
19 x ....5678
18 x ....6578
19 x ....8765
13 x ....2468
Rung at Moulton on 20th January 2007
Rung at Philadelphia on 22nd May 2009
Rung at Dawlish on 27th December 2012
5024 Yorkshire Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.63)
B   M   W   H   23456
---------------------
    -   3   3   43652
2               52364
    S   S       62345
    3   S       42365
    S   -       65324
    -   -   -   42356
---------------------
    -           32654  }
2               54263  } A
   SS   -       65243  }
    -   -   -   34256  }
---------------------
      A         23456
---------------------
72 crus, Tittums
20 x ....5678
18 x ....6578
Rung at Rugby on 30th December 2007
Rung at Eaton Socon on 14th November 2010
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.64)
5   M   W  IN   H   23456
-------------------------
                -   42356
    S   2       -   32564
-               -   5372468
            -   -   53264
    -           2   34265
-               3   3724568
2               -   23465
    2           -   25364
        -      SS   62354
    S           -   34256
        -       3   53246
        2       -   23456
-------------------------
91 crus inc 19 each 56s 65s 46s 64s & all 7 near misses
Queens, Tittums, Backrounds
18 x ....4568
11 x ....2468
11 x 8765....
Rung at London, St Lawrence Jewry on 14th January 2006
5056 Yorkshire Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.65)
5   M   W   H   23456
---------------------
    2      SS   63254
    -   3   -   42356
        -       54326
    S   2   3   42365
    -       3   32564
-           -   5372468
IN  2   -       64325
    S   2   -   34256
        3   -   23456
---------------------
93 crus, Queens, Tittums, Backrounds
12 x 8765....
Rung at Moulton on 19th February 2005
5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.66)
5   M   W   H   23456
---------------------
            -   42356
        2   2   53246
    S   2   2   42365
    -       2   25364
-   3       -   3275468
IN          -   32564
-           -   5372468
IN  2       -   34265
        -       63245
    S       -   25346
-           -   3275648
IN      -   2   23456
---------------------
85 crus inc 19 each 56s 65s 46s 64s
Queens, Tittums, Whittingtons, Kings, Backrounds & all 7 near misses
17 x ....8765
10 x ....2468
17 x 5678....
10 x 8765....
7  x 5678....
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 5th August 2003
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 9th February 2005
Rung at Norton sub Hamdon on 19th February 2005
Rung at Terling on 20th November 2011
5152 Yorkshire Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.67)
5   M   W   H   23456
---------------------
            -   42356
    S   2   -   32564
-           S   3572468
        S   S   2753468
S       -   -   53264
    -       -   42365
        3   -   34265
-       -   -   2437568
       OUT      4725368
    3  4/I  2   4327568
-       -   -   23465
    2       -   25364
        -       62354
    S       2   23456
---------------------
76 crus, Queens, Kings, Whittingtons, Tittums, Backrounds
18 x ....5678
18 x ....6578
18 x ....8765
16 x ....7568
9  x 8765....
6  x 5678....
Rung at Milton on 18th September 2005
5184 Yorkshire Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.68)
5   B   M   W   H   23456
-------------------------
           SS   -   42356
        -       -   63254
            S   S   52364
-               -   3572468
   IN   S   3   3   42365
        S       S   53264
            S   -   26354
S       3  4/I  3   3247568
    -               2735468
S               -   32654
    -               25346
            -   2   23456
-------------------------
84 crus, Queens, Tittums, Backrounds
19 x ....5678
19 x ....6578
19 x ....8765
18 x ....7568
10 x ....2468
8  x 8765....
7  x 5678....
Rung at Haselbech on 20th January 2006
5152 Zonko Surprise Major
by Paul M Mason (no.69)
5     M   W     H  23456
------------------------
         SS     -  42356
     SS  S         52346
      S  S         42365
      S         3  52364
-               3  5732468
2     S  S      2  23645
  IN           SS  3427568
 OUT  3  SS 4th -  62345
      S  S      2  23456
------------------------
96 crus, Queens, Tittums
20 x ....5678
18 x ....8765
12 x ....7568
20 x ....2468
Rung at Loughborough, Bellfoundry on 2nd December 2003
Rung at Meldreth on 28th November 2007
Rung at Pinhoe on 29th March 2012

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