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1951 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 1, 1951

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
The Conquerors, Eric Ball

Adjudicator(s):
Harold Hind, Alfred Ashpole & J. A. Greenwood

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Ransome & MarlesE. Ball6190
2Prescot CablesJ.Capper10187
3CWS (Manchester)E. Ball13186
4CoryW. Hargreaves11185
5Rushden TemperanceW. Scholes12184
6Fairey AviationH. Mortimer2183
-Appleby - FrodinghamW. Kendall5-
-Butterfield Tank WorksB. Burns1-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryG. Hespe9-
-Clayton AnilineE. Buttress14-
-Edge HillN. Jones8-
-Markham Main CollieryE. Griffiths7-
-Wingates TemperanceJ. Eckersley4-
-Yorkshire CopperworksA. H. Whitehead3-

Prizes:

1st: £75 Plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus 'Sunday Chronicle' Trophy plus Festival of Britain Trophy.
2nd: £40
3rd: £30
4th: £25
5th: £15
6th: £10

Gwauncaegurwen, Leyland Motors and YEWCO Works were printed in the programme, but did not attend.

At the conclusion of the presentation the winning band performed the hymn tune 'Sandon' in memory of H.F.B.Iles who died this year. 



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