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1972 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Saturday, October 14, 1972

Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
A Kensington Concerto, Eric Ball

Eric Ball, Havelock Nelson, Vilem Tausky

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsG. Brand796
2G.U.S.S. Boddington1593
3Grimethorpe CollieryE. Howarth1491
4Hammonds SauceG. Whitham1689
5CoryA. Kenney888
6Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse1287
7Wingates TemperanceD. Smith1185
8Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves1784
9City of CoventryA. Chappell2083
10HanwellE. Bravington582
11Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce1381
12RochdaleJ. Scott680
13St. AustellF. Roberts2179
14CamborneD. Johnston2478
15FaireyK. Dennison177
16DalmellingtonA. Street2576
17Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley2275
18Ever ReadyE. Cunningham1974
19Fodens Motor WorksR. Mortimer1873
20C.W.S. (Manchester)A. Mortimer371
21Morris ConcertW. Hargreaves270
22Whitburn BurghA. Fleming969
23RogerstoneC. Buckley468
24Patchogue PlymouthC. Peacock2365
25British Ropes ExcelsiorH. White1064


1st: £500
2nd: £200
3rd: £100
4th: £75

A Baton of Honour was presented to the winning conductor.
The Insignia of Honour was awarded to Norman Ashcroft. 

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Dave Collins

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) I, FSCO
Composer and Arranger