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1904 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Saturday, October 1, 1904

Crystal Palace, London

Test piece:
Grand Selection: Mendelssohn, arr. C. Godfrey

Charles Godfrey, Walter Reynolds, Jesse Manley

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Hebburn CollieryA. Holden15-
2Wingates TemperanceW. Rimmer23-
3Irwell SpringsW. Rimmer7-
4Rushden TemperanceA. Owen20-
5Abertillery SilverL. Allison10-
6Black Dyke MillsJ. Gladney22-
-Besses o' th BarnA. Owen13-
-Cleckheaton VictoriaA. Holden2-
-Dannemora Steel WorksR. Richards16-
-FerndaleS. Radcliffe1-
-Hebden BridgeW. Heap19-
-Kettering RiflesA. Owen18-
-Kettering TownR. Ryan8-
-Kirkby-in-AshfieldJ. Gladney21-
-Lee MountA. Owen12-
-LindleyB. Lodge6-
-LinthwaiteA. Gray11-
-Luton Red CrossA. Holder9-
-Pemberton OldA. Gray3-
-Raunds TemperanceC. H. Baker14-
-Rise Carr Rolling MillsW. Heap5-
-WykeA. Gray4-
-3rd V. B. Welsh RegimentJ. Griffiths17-


1st: 40 Pounds plus 1000 Guinea Trophy (Total prize valued at £1,142.10s)
2nd: 30 Pounds plus Daily Telegraph cup
3rd: 20 Pounds plus 'Proteano' cornet
4th: 16 Pounds plus cornet valued at £17 175
5th: 12 Pounds plus 'Imperial Supreme Class' trombone
6th: 10 Pounds plus 'Class A' Cornet
7th: 5 Pounds plus 'Buffet' tenor horn
8th: Set of band caps valued at £10 105
9th: 24 Staff caps valued at £10 105
10th: 26 Volumes of music valued at £10 105  

Black Dyke Band - Mirfield Parish Church

Thursday 22 March • Mirfield Parish Church, 38 Church Lane, Mirfield WF14 9HX

The Fairey Band - Ensembles from Bramhall High School

Friday 23 March • Bramhall High School. Seal Road. Stockport SK72JT

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Brass Band

Friday 23 March • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - Boobs & Brass at Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 24 March • Huddersfield Town Hall. Corporation St,. Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Croydon Citadel Band - The International Staff Band of The Salvation Army

Saturday 24 March • The Salvation Army. Booth Rd. Croydon. CR0 1XY CR0 1XY

Hitchin Band

March 20 • BASS TROMBONE VACANCY - Hitchin Band (promoted to Championship as of 2019) are looking for a bass trombone player to fill our vacancy. We are a friendly and sociable band with a busy and varied concert programme throughout the year.

Milnrow Band

March 20 • 2nd EUPHONIUM and 2 FIRST CLASS CORNET PLAYERS. We have immediate vacancies for a 2nd Euphonium & 2 Cornet players (positions negotiable). We rehearse Mon/Thur 8pm-10pm in our own bandroom in Milnrow, situated just off J21 M62 and accessible via Metrolink.

Amesbury Town Band

March 20 • Players of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. We don't contest, so feel free to drop in, even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument.

Martin Heartfield

Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist