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1971 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 4, 1971

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Festival Music, Eric Ball

Adjudicator(s):
Drake Rimmer, D.A. Pope & Eric Ball

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley22197
2Black Dyke MillsG. Brand7196
3Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson19195
4FaireyK. Dennison21194
5Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves11193
6Morris ConcertC. Edmunds6192
-CWS (Manchester)A. Chappell5-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryR. Oughton4-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell8-
-CoryA. Kenney16-
-Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse17-
-Ever ReadyE. Cunningham12-
-Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer18-
-Hammonds Sauce WorksG. Whitham13-
-HanwellE. Bravington9-
-KibworthR. Newsome2-
-Mirrlees WorksJ. Atherton20-
-NewhallE. Woodhouse10-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell3-
-Thoresby CollieryW. Lippeatt1-
-Whitburn BurghA. Fleming15-
-Wingates TemperanceD. Smith14-

Prizes:

1st: £200 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus the W.D. & H.O. Wills Cup.
2nd: £125 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £100
4th: £60
5th: £40
6th: £25

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The Iles Medal was presented to Albert Coupe M.B.E. 



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