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1974 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 7, 1974

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
James Cook - Circumnavigator, Gilbert Vinter

Adjudicator(s):
E. Bravington, W. Relton & T. Sharpe

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsR. Newsome16194
2StanshaweW. Hargreaves23192
3GUS FootwearS. Boddington22190
4Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley17188
5CoryA. Kenney24186
6City of CoventryA. Chappell13184
-Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce21-
-Brighouse & RastrickJ. Scott4-
-CWS (Manchester)D. Gartside18-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryR. Oughton1-
-Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse20-
-Ever ReadyE. Cunningham14-
-FaireyK. Dennison12-
-Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer3-
-Grimethorpe CollieryE. Howarth7-
-Hammonds Sauce WorksG. Whitham10-
-HanwellB. Tovey19-
-LindleyJ. Harrison5-
-Morris ConcertW. Rees11-
-Patchogue PlymouthC. Barrett15-
-Ransome Hoffman & PollardG. Thompson2-
-TemplemoreW. Hylands25-
-Thoresby CollieryW. Lippeatt9-
-Wingates TemperanceJ. Harrison6-
-WoodfallsC. Bosanko8-

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 Albert Chappell.

Black Dyke hat tricks of wins meant they would not be allowed to compete at the 1975 contest. 



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