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1863 British Open Championships

Monday, August 31, 1863

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
'Own Choice' plus Faust, Gounod

E. Stanton Jones, A. Phasey, M. Riviere

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsF. Galloway2-
2BacupJ. Lord5-
3Craven AmateurG. O'Brien6-
4PrestonJ. Norwood3-
5DewsburyJ. Peel8-
-Compstall BridgeH. Tymm4-
-Delph AmateurW. Hudson7-
-FoxhillS. Bentley1-


1st: £30
2nd: £14
3rd: £7
4th: £4.10
5th: £2 

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