Cambridge Surprise Maximus

  • Adjacent
  • Identity
  • Jump
  • Static
  • Dynamic
Hunt bells
  • Principle
  • Hunter
    • One
    • Multiple
    • All
Working bell cycles
  • Monocyclic
  • Isocyclic
  • Differential
Hunter classes
  • Plain
    • Place
    • Bob
    • Single
  • Treble Dodging
    • Treble Bob
    • Delight
    • Surprise
  • Alliance
  • Treble Place
  • Hybrid
  • Little
  • Asymmetric
  • Palindromic
  • Double
  • Rotational
  • Offset
  • Plain Bob
  • Grandsire
  • Original
  • Cyclic
  • Rounds
Course properties
  • True plain course
  • True leads
  • Right place
  • Uneven parity
  • Layered
Place notation
b 157392E4T608
Default calls
Method above
Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Method below
Cambridge Surprise Maximus
FCH Groups
Extension construction
Compositions designed for this method
Leads in course
Lead length
Plain course length
Hunt bells
Working bells
Stationary bells
Maximum blows in one place
Relationship Method(s)
Leadend/halflead variant Primrose Surprise Maximus
Extension path
Cambridge Surprise Minor, Major, Royal, Fourteen, Sixteen, [Unnamed] Surprise Eighteen, Twenty, Twenty-two, Twenty-four
EP3-10HI/8DE [Unnamed] Surprise Fourteen
EP3-10IJ/11CD [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen
EP3-10IJKL/11BC [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen
EP3-10JK/10BC [Unnamed] Surprise Fourteen, Sixteen, Eighteen
EP3-10JK/1DE Pudsey Surprise Fourteen, [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Eighteen, Twenty, Twenty-two, Twenty-four
EP3-10JK/4EFGHIJKL [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-10JK/6CDEFGHIJ [Unnamed] Delight Twenty
EP3-10JK/6EFGH [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-10JK/7DEFGHI [Unnamed] Surprise Eighteen
EP3-10JK/8CDEF [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, [Unnamed] Delight Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-10JK/9DE [Unnamed] Surprise Fourteen
EP3-1AB/10BC Yorkshire Surprise Fourteen, [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Eighteen, Twenty, Twenty-two, Twenty-four
EP3-1AB/4EFGHIJKL [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-1AB/6CDEFGHIJ [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-1AB/6EFGH [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-1AB/7DEFGHI [Unnamed] Surprise Eighteen
EP3-1AB/8CDEF [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-1AB/9DE Winchester Surprise Fourteen
EP3-1IJ/10LM [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty-two
EP3-1JK/11LM [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty-two
EP3-1JK/8DE [Unnamed] Surprise Fourteen
EP3-4HIJK/1DE [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-4HIJK/4EFGHIJKL [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-4HIJK/6CDEFGHIJ [Unnamed] Delight Twenty
EP3-4HIJK/6EFGH [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-4HIJK/8CDEF [Unnamed] Delight Twenty
EP3-4JK/6DE [Unnamed] Surprise Fourteen
EP3-6BCDEFGHI/10BC [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-6BCDEFGHI/1DE [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-6BCDEFGHI/4EFGHIJKL [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-6BCDEFGHI/6CDEFGHIJ [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-6BCDEFGHI/6EFGH [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-6BCDEFGHI/8CDEF [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-6DEFG/10BC [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-6DEFG/1DE [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-6DEFG/4EFGHIJKL [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-6DEFG/6CDEFGHIJ [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-6DEFG/6EFGH [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-6DEFG/8CDEF [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-6JK/4DE [Unnamed] Surprise Fourteen
EP3-8FGHI/10BC [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-8FGHI/1DE [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty-four, Sixteen, Twenty
EP3-8FGHI/4EFGHIJKL [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-8FGHI/6CDEFGHIJ [Unnamed] Surprise Twenty
EP3-8FGHI/6EFGH [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-8FGHI/8CDEF [Unnamed] Surprise Sixteen, Twenty, Twenty-four
EP3-8HI/9KL [Unnamed] Surprise Fourteen
EP3-8JK/2DE [Unnamed] Surprise Fourteen
Method Place Notation
Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru Surprise Maximus -3T-14-125T-36-147T-58-169T-70-18-9T-10.34.ET,12
Havant Surprise Maximus -3T-14-125T-36-147T-58-169T-70-18-9T-10.78.ET,12
I Can't Believe It's Not Cambridge Surprise Maximus -3T-14-125T-36-147T-58-169T-70ET-18ET-9T-10-ET,12
I Can't Believe It's Not Havant Surprise Maximus -3T-14-125T-36-147T-58-169T-70ET-18ET-9T-10.78.ET,12
I Can't Believe It's Not New Cambridge Surprise Maximus -3T-14-5T-1236-147T-58-169T-70ET-18ET-9T-10-ET,12
New Cambridge Surprise Maximus -3T-14-5T-1236-147T-58-169T-70-18-9T-10-ET,12
Putney Surprise Maximus -3T-14-5T-1236-147T-58-169T-70-18-9T-10.78.ET,12
Southwell Surprise Maximus -3T-14-5T.12.36-147T-58-169T-70-18-9T-10-ET,12
Date Type Details
Sat 15 Aug 1908 First peal on towerbells Cambridge Surprise Maximus at St Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich by the Norwich Diocesan Association at St Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich
Mon 5 Aug 1929 Long Length on towerbells 15312 Cambridge Surprise Maximus by the Lancashire Association at St Michael and All Angels, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, conducted by William Pye
Sun 28 Sep 1947 First peal on handbells Cambridge Surprise Maximus by the Leicester Diocesan Guild at The Wayside, Leicester, Leics
Sat 15 May 1965 Long Length on towerbells 16368 Cambridge Surprise Maximus by the St Martin's Guild at The Cathedral Church of St Philip, Birmingham, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth
Fri 15 Jun 2012 Long Length on handbells 10032 Cambridge Surprise Maximus by the Society of Cambridge Youths at University Church of St Mary the Great, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, conducted by David J Pipe
Sat 17 Oct 2015 Long Length on towerbells 21216 Cambridge Surprise Maximus by the Bath & Wells Diocesan Association at SS Peter and Paul, South Petherton, Somerset, conducted by Matthew J Hilling
Method Id
Created on
Thu 17-May-12 19:32 by Method Importer
Modified on
Mon 02-Nov-20 23:09 by Graham A C John