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South Yorkshire Sacred Harp Singing Day
Sixth Singing Day
Wesley Reform Chapel
South Yorkshire
Saturday, 21 February 2009

The annual South Yorkshire Sacred Harp singing day was held at the Wesleyan Reform Chapel, Oughtibridge, on 21 February.  The class was called to order by Ian West leading 101t and Ruth Steggles gave the opening prayer.  Leaders: Hannah Land 515; David Richardson 48t; Maria Wallace 171; Margaret Gillanders 36b; Aaron Kahn 107; Judy Whiting 391; Sharon Langridge 350; Michael Walker 134; Ruth Steggles 147t; Ted Brown 176b; Sarah West 370; Rosalind Oldham 32t; Chris Brown 34b; Jacqui Selby-Macleod 314; Phil Tyler 160b; Richard Percival 441; Benny Ross 330t; Hannah Land 501.


Ian West brought the class back leading 445.  Leaders: Steve Fletcher 108b; Maria Wallace 106; Aaron Kahn 168; Jenny Reid 178; Michael Walker 442; Margaret Gillanders 270; Judy Whiting 556; Ted Brown 77t; Sharon Langridge 481. Hannah Land conducted the memorial lesson and led 50t in memory of David Little, Rabbi Arnold Wolfe, Mary Germaine, Ian Fergusson, Florence Mellor, Ann Cox, Angela Lee, Mrs Tieger, Jim Oss, Jean Cousins, Lorna Know, Stan Shaw, Trevor Sanderson, Deirdre Powell, Gladys Buchanan, Orla Machin and Brian Cheetham.  Chris Brown gave the lesson for sick and housebound, leading 159 for David Daykin, Sue Briggs, Alex Fox, Dorothy Williams, David George, Betty Hine, Bob Morgan, Stef Puchalka, Peter Ogden, Edwin Macadam, David Lee (of Essex).  Bill Craven, Joan Swift and Kathy Armstrong.  Ruth Steggles offered a prayer to close the memorial lesson.  Leaders: David Richardson 473; Sarah West 405; Jacqui Selby-Macleod 457; Cath Tyler 367; Ruth Steggles 198.  Michael Walker said grace for the midday meal.


Phil Tyler began the afternoon session with 274t.  Leaders: Steve Fletcher 383; Benny Ross 474; Jenny Reid 68b; Rosalind Oldham 480; Anna Baldini 146; Richard Percival 38b; Helen Brown 534; Aaron Kahn 284; Maria Wallace 155; Ian West 500; Hannah Land 185; Michael Walker 89; Margaret Gillanders 182; Ted Brown 43; Judy Whiting 373; David Richardson 153; Sharon Langridge 35.


Sarah West called the class to order leading 324.  Leaders: Chris Brown 211; Jacqui Selby-Macleod 100; Phil Tyler 477; Helen Brown 426b; Benny Ross 142; Ruth Steggles 454; Steve Fletcher 269; Richard Percival 66; Jenny Reid 99; Rosalind Oldham 299; Michael Walker 406; Cath Tyler 378b; Margaret Gillanders 475; Ted Brown 569b; Judy Whiting 546; Aaron Kahn 183; Hannah Land 472; David Richardson 496.  Following announcements, Ian West and Sharon Langridge led 56t and Sharon Langridge gave the closing prayer. 

Chairman--Ian West;
Vice-Chair--Sharon Langridge;
Secretary--Margaret Gillanders.


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