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1973 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 1, 1973

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
The Accursed Huntsman (Cesar Franck, arr. E. Siebert)

Adjudicator(s):
Eric Ball, James Howe & Enoch Jackson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsRoy Newsome15197
2Grimethorpe CollieryElgar Howarth12195
3Brighouse & RastrickJames Scott5193
4Yorkshire ImperialTrevor Walmsley9192
5Hammonds Sauce WorksGeoffrey Whitham21191
6StanshaweWalter Hargreaves19190
7Carlton Main Frickley CollieryRobert Oughton8-
8City of CoventryAlbert Chappell1-
9CWS (Manchester)Derek Garside6-
10CoryArthur Kenney11-
-Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse14-
-Ever ReadyE. Cunningham20-
-Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer2-
-HanwellA. Birchall4-
-Morris ConcertW. Rees13-
-Patchogue PlymouthC. Peacock7-
-Ransome Hoffman & PollardD. Masters3-
-TemplemoreW. Hylands18-
-Thoresby CollieryW. Lippeatt10-
-Whitburn BurghG. Bragg16-
-Wingates TemperanceE. Howarth17-

Prizes:

1st: '200 plus '2,000 Gold Challenge Trophy.
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 Iles Medal was awarded to Trevor Walmsley D.F.C.

The W.D. and H.O. Wills was no longer presented to the winning band. 



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