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1995 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 9, 1995

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Revelation, Philip Wilby

Adjudicator(s):
David Read, John Iveson, James Williams

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black DykeJ. Watson15197
2Williams FaireyJ. Gourlay11196
3Yorkshire Building SocietyD. King18195
4Rigid Containers GroupJ. Berryman8193
5Grimethorpe CollieryP. Parkes19192
6Brighouse and RastrickA. Withington4191
7Sellers EngineeringP. McCann9190
8Britannia Building Society FodensH. Snell22189
9Besses o' th' BarnA. Briggs7188
10CWS GlasgowF. Violet20187
11MarpleD. Broadbent14186
12WhitburnC. Houlding16185
13=TredegarN. Childs2184
13=CoryM. Antrobus21184
15StocksbridgeG. O'Conner3183
16Yorkshire ImperialA. Exley17182
17Sun LifeR. Newsome13181
18Desford CollieryR. Farr5180
19BNFL LeylandR. Evans1179
20DodworthJ. Roberts12178
21WingatesJ. Hudson6177
22William Davis ConstructionK. Wilkinson10176

Prizes:

1st: £2,500 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy and the Belle Vue Challenge Cup.
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 Howard Snell.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Nigel Boddice.

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

The Best Soloist, Sheona White, horn, Yorkshire Building Society won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Dodworth and Stockbridge were relegated. 



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