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1955 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 21, 1955

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Rhapsody in Brass, Dean Goffin

Adjudicator(s):
Harry Mortimer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Markham Main CollieryE. Griffiths14182
2Marston ValleyG. Crossland8181
3Appleby-Frodingham WorksW. Kendall6180
4Hawick SaxhornJ. Amos10170
-Beswick PrizeA. Risby13-
-Blackhall CollieryG. Jacobs7-
-Crossley's Carpet WorksJ. Harrison9-
-Finedon OldA. Remmington12-
-Fisher & Ludlow WorksM. Clayton16-
-Irwell SpringsT. Walmsley2-
-Lindley PrizeP. Wadsworth4-
-Lockwood of HuddersfieldJ. E. Pearson1-
-Newmarket CollieryT. Atkinson11-
-Prince-Smith & Stells SilverkR. Lightfoot3-
-Slaithwaite BandN. Thorpe5-
-Wharncliffe SilkstoneE. Hoole15-

Prize:

1st: £75 Plus The Daily Express Challenge Shield
2nd: £50 Plus The Belle Vue 100 Guineas Challenge Trophy
3rd: £30
4th: £15 



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