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1992 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 5, 1992

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Cloudcatcher Fells, John McCabe

Adjudicator(s):
Philip Jones, David Read, Denis Carr

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black DykeJ. Watson11193
2BNFL LeylandR. Evans12192
3Williams FaireyP. Parkes2191
4MarpleG. Cutt5188
5Grimethorpe CollieryF. Renton19187
6Sun LifeR. Newsome7185
7Britannia Building Society FodensH. Snell17184
8DodworthG. O'Conner8183
9Desford CollieryS. Roberts14181
10CWS GlasgowS. Sykes10180
11StocksbridgeC. Houlding16179
12Besses o' th' BarnP. Hindmarsh6178
13Yorkshire ImperialJ. Scott4177
14Sellers EngineeringP. McCann20176
15Brighouse and RastrickA. Withington3175
16Stalybridge OldD. Broadbent1174
17WingatesJ. Hudson15173
18Kennedy SwintonK. Bolton18172
19Hammonds SauceG. Whitham13171
20City of CoventryB. Pope9170

Prizes:

1st: £2,500 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy.
2nd: £2,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,500 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £1,000 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £500
6th: £400

The Iles Medal was awarded to Bram Gray.

The winning conductor, James Watson was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Darryl Hobbins, soprano, Desford Colliery, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

City of Coventry and Kennedy Swinton were relegated. 



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