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1957 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 7, 1957

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Carnival, Helen Perkin

Adjudicator(s):
Frank Wright, Harold Hind

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsG. Willcocks15193
2Carlton Main Frickley CollieryJ. Atherton14191
3Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer7189
4Besses o' th' BarnW. Wood12188
5Rushden TemperanceW. Scholes6187
6Fairey AviationH. Mortimer16186
-Barrow ShipyardH. Sutcliffe8-
-Edge HillW. Yates3-
-Ferodo WorksG. Hespe9-
-Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson2-
-Leyland MotorsH. Moss10-
-Munn & FeltonsH. Mortimer1-
-Prescot CablesJ. Capper13-
-Ransome & MarlesE. Ball5-
-Sankey's Castle WorksT. F. Francis11-
-Wingates TemperanceH. Parry4-

Prizes:

1st: £150 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus 'Sunday Chronicle' Trophy.
2nd: £120 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £80
4th: £50
5th: £30
6th: £20

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The test piece was specially composed for the contest.

The Iles Medal was presented to Frank Wright. 



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