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1969 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 11, 1969

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
High Peak, Eric Ball

Adjudicator(s):
Eric Ball, Herbert Howells, Frank Wright

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves11194
2Black Dyke MillsG. Brand24192
3C.W.S. (Manchester)A. Mortimer10190
4Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson6188
5G.U.S.S. Boddington23187
6Cammell LairdJ. Scott19186
-British Ropes ExcelsiorD. Thomas8-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell14-
-Clydebank BurghA. Clucas22-
-Ever ReadyE. Cunningham16-
-Excelsior (Holland)J. Den Toonder3-
-Hammonds SauceG. Whitham1-
-Harton & WestoeJ. Nightingale5-
-HaydockH. Oakes21-
-Hemel HempsteadM. Robertson13-
-KibworthW. Scholes18-
-Kinnell CollieryJ. Kirkwood7-
-Lewis MerthyrS. Williams15-
-LutonA. Coupe9-
-Mid-RhonddaF. Prior20-
-MirrleesJ. Atherton2-
-NewhamC. Suckling12-
-Shaftesbury CrusadeA. W. Golding17-
-St. DennisE. Williams4-

Prizes:

1st: £200
2nd: £150
3rd: £75
4th: £50

The winning band was declared World Champions as well as National Champions of Great Britain.

Each player in the winning band received an inscribed medal.
The winning conductor was given a Baton of Honour.

The Spotlight on Service was given to Alexander Thain.
The Insignia of Honour was awarded to Derek Garside.

The Excelsior Band came from Kloetinge in Holland.  



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