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1938 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, September 24, 1938

Venue:
Alexandra Palace, London

Test piece:
An Epic Symphony, Percy Fletcher

Adjudicator(s):
Herbert Bennett, Frank Wright

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Fodens Motor WorksF. Mortimer15-
2Bickershaw CollieryW. Haydock18-
3Black Dyke MillsW. Halliwell9-
4Besses o' th BarnW. Wood19-
5Blackhall CollieryN. Thorpe17-
6LutonF. Mortimer12-
-BaxcendalesF. Mortimer4-
-Carlisle St. StephensW. Lowes8-
-Creswell CollieryH. Moss3-
-Crystal PalaceD. Wright16-
-EnfieldE. S. Carter13-
-HanwellJ. C. Dyson5-
-Harton CollieryW. Lowes1-
-Irwell SpringsJ. Jennings11-
-Metropolitan WorksH. Heyes10-
-Morris MotorsS. V. Wood2-
-Munn & Feltons W. Halliwell20-
-Rushden TemperanceT. Young14-
-Scottish CWSJ. Greenwood6-
-Sheffield TransportG. Hespe7-

Henry Geehl was appointed referee.

This was the last year that the famous One Thousand Guinea Trophy was presented to the winning band.

Prizes:

1st: 50 Pounds
2nd: 40 Pounds and Daily Telegraph Challenge Cup
3rd: 30 Pounds and the W W Grant Memorial Trophy
4th: 25 Pounds
5th: 20 Pounds 



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John Durrant

MA LLCM TD CertEd (Dist)
Conductor, Band Trainer, Composer, Trumpet and Cornet Soloist, Arranger, Adjudicator


               

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