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1902 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, September 27, 1902

Venue:
Crystal Palace, London

Test piece:
Hiawatha, Coleridge Taylor arr. C. Godfrey

Adjudicator(s):
G. T. Seddon, R. Stead

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsJ. Gladney18140
2WykeE. Swift16135
3Luton Red CrossA. Holder15128
4King CrossJ. Gladney14125
5Irwell SpringsA. Gray3120
6Lee MountW. Singler12117
-AberamanH. Bentley8-
-Denton OriginalJ. Locker11-
-FerndaleS. Radcliffe12-
-FulhamJ. Pemberton17-
-Hebburn CollieryW. Heap9-
-Kettering RiflesT. Seddon20-
-Kingston MillsT. Hill10-
-Rise CarrW. H. Crowther1-
-Rochdale PublicJ. Gladney2-
-Rushden TemperanceW. Reynolds19-
-WalthmamstowJ. Reay6-
-West Hartlepool OldA. Cornforth7-
-Wingates TemperanceA. Gray5-

Prizes:

1st: 40 Pounds plus 1000 Guinea Trophy (Total prize valued at £1,118)
2nd: 30 Pounds plus 'Excelsior Sonorous' trombone valued at £14 145
3rd: 20 Pounds plus 'Echo' cornet valued at 25 guineas
4th: 18 Pounds plus 'Class A' cornet valued at £995
5th: 16 Pounds plus 'Boffet' cornet valued at £12 125
6th: 12 Pounds plus set of band caps valued at £665
7th: 10 Pounds plus 26 band volumes of the British Bandsman valued £6

The 1902 contest was billed as the 'Coronation Band Festival'. 



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