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1972 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 2, 1972

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Sovereign Heritage, Jack Beaver

Adjudicator(s):
Eric Ball, Eric Bravington & James Howe

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsG. Brand7192
2Carlton Main Frickley CollieryR. Oughton16190
3CoryA. Kenney15189
4Grimethorpe CollieryE. Howarth3185
5Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer14184
6Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley13183
-Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce10-
-Brighouse & RastrickH. S. Brennand4-
-CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer8-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell1-
-Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse2-
-Ever ReadyE. Cunningham5-
-FaireyK. Dennison9-
-Hammonds Sauce WorksG. Whitham6-
-StanshaweW. Hargreaves11-
-Wingates TemperanceD. Smith12-

Prizes:

1st: £350 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus the W.D. & H.O. Wills Cup.
2nd: £150 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £125
4th: £70
5th: £50
6th: £25

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The Iles Medal was not awarded. 



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