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1961 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Saturday, October 28, 1961

Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Les Francs Juges, Berlioz arr. F. Wright

Frank Wright, Gilbert Vinter, Jack Mackintosh

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsG. Willcocks13193
2CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer5191
3Crossley's Carpet WorksJ. Harrison27190
4Munn & FeltonsS. Boddington19188
5Crookhall CollieryW. Hargreaves26187
6Fodens Motor WorksR. Mortimer22186
-Brighouse & RastrickT. Walmsley11-
-CoryT. J. Powell16-
-Cowpen & CroftonJ. Carr18-
-Easington CollieryC. Peacock9-
-Edge HillW. Yates1-
-FishpondsA. G. Lloyd!7-
-HanwellE. Bravington2-
-Hawick SaxhornJ. Amos4-
-Kinneil CollieryJ. Kirkwood24-
-LangleyD. Masters3-
-LutonA. Coupe12-
-Mid RhonddaF. Prior14-
-Morris MotorsS. Boddington10-
-Parc & DareH. Nuttall23-
-Ransome & MarlesG. Hespe6-
-Rushden TemperanceW. Scholes7-
-St.DennisE. Williams15-
-Scottish CWSJ. Atherton20-
-Wallsend ShipyardG. Lee21-
-383 Field Regt. RA.A. Davies8-


1st: 200 Guineas
2nd: 150 Guineas
3rd: 75 Guineas
4th: 50 Guineas

The Baton of Honour was given to Water Hargreaves.
The Diploma of Honour was given to A.J. Molinari. 

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