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1962 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Saturday, May 26, 1962

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Grand Shield Carnival, Helen Perkin

Harry Mortimer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1SlaithwaiteR. Newsome10-
2LindleyP. Wadsworth5-
3MossleyD. Sanderson--
4Stretford OldH. Aldcroft--
-Dinnington Main CollieryJ. Armstrong7-
-Fisher & Ludlow WorksA. Harvey3-
-Leeds ModelP. Kitson4-
-Linthwaite SilverJ. W. Morley--
-1st Old Boys' Association SilverA. Burch6-
-West Bromwich BoroughG. Morris2-
-Whitwell Colliery Miners' WelfareJ. Bright--


1st: £75 Plus The Daily Express Challenge Shield
2nd: £50 Plus The Belle Vue 100 Guineas Challenge Shield
3rd: £30
4th: £15 

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Alan Fernie

Arranger, composer, adjudicator, conductor