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1947 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, November 1, 1947

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Freedom, Hubert Bath

Adjudicator(s):
Herbert Bennett, John Greenwood

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsH. Mortimer15194
2Fairey AviationH. Mortimer10192
3Fodens Motor WorksF. Mortimer11190
4Munn & FeltonsS. Boddington1180
5Parc & DareH. Bebb6-
6Harton CollieryJ. Atherton16-
-Brighouse & RastrickE. Ball2-
-CamborneA. W. Parker9-
-Creswell CollieryH. Moss4-
-EnfieldE. S. Carter13-
-LutonA. Coupe3-
-MelingriffithT. J. Powell8-
-North SeatonW. S. Bond7-
-Parkhead ForgeG. Hawkins5-
-West Calder PublicC. Telfer12-
-Yorkshire Copper WorksJ. Elliott14-

Frank Wright was appointed referee.

Prizes:

1st: 200 Guineas
2nd: 150 Guineas
3rd: 75 Guineas
4th: 50 Guineas

The awards were made at the evening Festival Concert.
The contest started at 12.00 noon.
The programme cost 6d and all proceeds went to the Printers Pension Almhouse and Orphan Asylum. 



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October 19 • As one of our young players is leaving to further his Education in America, we are looking for a Sop player. We also have Vacancies for Principle and assistant Solo Cornet, for B-flat and E-flat Basses and a Tuned Percussionist.


Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)


               

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