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1967 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 2, 1967

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Comedy, John Ireland

Adjudicator(s):
Drake Rimmer, Eric Bravington & Douglas Pope

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson7194
2FaireyL. Lamb9192
3Wingates TemperanceH. Parry14191
4Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley10190
5Morris MotorsC. Edmunds2185
6CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer5180
-Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce6-
-Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves15-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryJ. Atherton12-
-Cowpen & Croften WorkmansJ. Carr4-
-Craghead CollieryE. Cunningham13-
-Crossley's CarpetsJ. Harrison1-
-Edge HillC. Marriott16-
-Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer17-
-LindleyP. Wadsworth18-
-Markham MainA. Street8-
-Ransome & MarlesD. Masters11-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell3-

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 winning conductor received an engraved solid silver ashtray.

The principal cornet of the winning band received a silver trophy.

The Iles Medal was presented to Geoffrey Brand. 



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