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Sheffield Sacred Harp Singing Day

Our Lady and St. Thomas Church, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Saturday, October 10, 2009

The Sheffield Sacred Harp Singing Day was called to order by Carmel Wood leading 34b. Cath Tyler taught a short singing school including 47t and 107.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairperson—Carmel Wood; Secretary—Judy Whiting.


Carmel Wood called the class back to order by leading 31t. Leaders: Judy Whiting 512; Maria Wallace 168; Chris Brown 324; Jacqui Selby- MacLeod 29t; Ted Brown 49b; Sarah West 89; Richard Percival 155; Sharon Langridge 501; David Moore 236; Jenny Reid 504; Cath Tyler 53; Shelby Sampson 63; Carmel Wood 270; Judy Whiting 273; Maria Wallace 350; Chris Brown 354t; Jacqui Selby- MacLeod 128; Sarah West 370. Sharon Langridge gave thanks for the noon meal.


Sharon Langridge called the afternoon session to order leading 276. Leaders: Ted Brown 569b; Jenny Reid 99; Richard Percival 210; Helen Brown 503; Phil Tyler 82t; Shelby Sampson 183; David Moore 38t.

Chris Brown conducted the memorial lesson and led 475 in memory of Eric Mogensen, Jean Cousins (Lowestoft), Johnny Collins (London), Margaret Clay (Stockport), David Williams (Keighley), Trevor Sanderson (Ealing), Gladys Reid and Stan Shaw (Bolton).

Jenny Reid spoke for the sick and housebound and led 68b for David Percival, Betty Percival, Kathryn Beaton, Alan Jackson, John Plunkett, Paul Ruth, Neil Henderson, Glyn Roberts, Chris Wood, Kathy Armstrong, Leo McGuigan, and Maureen Gamlin.

Leaders: Carmel Wood 178; Jacqui Selby-MacLeod 274t; Richard Percival 313b; Judy Whiting 441; Sarah West 432; Cath Tyler 380.


Chris Brown called the class back together leading 390. Leaders: Sharon Langridge 481; Phil Tyler 513; Helen Davenport 47b; Shelby Sampson 358; Ted Brown 97; Jenny Reid 171; David Moore 365.

Carmel Wood led 323t as the closing song. Sharon Langridge offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairperson—Carmel Wood; Secretary—Judy Whiting