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1948 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 16, 1948

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
On the Cornish Coast, Henry Geehl

Adjudicator(s):
Herbert Bennett, John Greenwood

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsH. Mortimer12195
2CoryW. Hargreaves14193
3Brighouse & RastrickE. Ball8191
4City of CoventryE. Ball5183
5LutonA. Coupe7-
6Harton CollireyJ. Atherton11-
-Blackhall CollieryH. Laycock15-
-CamborneA. W. Parker3-
-Fairey AviationH. Mortimer2-
-Forfar InstrumentalH. Mortimer10-
-Morris MotorsH. Mortimer1-
-Parc & DareH. Bebb9-
-Rushden TemperanceW. Scholes4-
-Scottish CWSF. Mortimer13-
-Wingates TemperanceJ. Eckersley6-

Henry Geehl was appointed referee.

Prizes:

1st: 200 Guineas
2nd: 150 Guineas
3rd: 75 Guineas
4th: 50 Guineas

The awards were made at the evening Festival Concert.
The contest started at 12.00 noon 



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ARMCM ARNCM
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