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1947 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Saturday, May 10, 1947

Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Normandy, Henry Geehl

Frank Wright, A. W. Parker

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Chapel-en-le Frith TownF. Moss9171
2Burnage & DistrictE. Clayton16169
3Manvers & BarnburghA. Varnett7164
4B.I. SilverJ. Greenwood1160
5Pemberton OldJ. Fairhurst21158
-Abercarn Welfare SilverT. Morgan2-
-Appleby-Frodingham WorksW. Kendall20-
-Barton Hall WorksO. Howarth15-
-Bradford CityH. Howard5-
-Bradford VictoriaT. Atkinson13-
-ButterleyJ. Webster14-
-Cheetham Hill PublicF. Bonelli24-
-Darnall W.M.C. SilverJ. T. Dyson18-
-GoodshawE. Kershaw23-
-I.C.I.A. Mortimer3-
-Leeds ModelH. Tomkins6-
-Leek British LegionE. Clayton12-
-L.M.S.S. Carr17-
-L.N.E.R. SilverG. J. Benson4-
-Scapegoat HillF. Berry8-
-StanleyP. Holgate22-
-Stretford OldL. Davies10-
-Thorne Colliery SilverT. Richards19-
-Tweedales & SmalleyC. Jones11-


1st: £25
2nd: £15
3rd: £10
4th: £ 6
5th: £ 4 

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James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor