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1955 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 29, 1955

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Blackfriars, Edric Cundell, arr. F. Wright

Adjudicator(s):
D. McBain, Harold Moss, Drake Rimmer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Munn & FeltonsH. Mortimer19190
2Ransome & MarlesE. Ball12187
3CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer3183
4Creswell CollieryG. Thompson11182
5Black Dyke MillsH. Mortimer8181
6Morris MotorsH. Mortimer18180
-Clayton AnilineE. Buttress15-
-Crossley's CarpetsW. Wood17-
-EasingtonC. Peacock7-
-Fairey AviationH. Mortimer6-
-FalmouthA. G. Richards4-
-Fodens Motor WorksH. Mortimer5-
-Forfar InstrumentalE. Clayton1-
-Hazells Printing WorksG. Crossland9-
-Horden CollieryW. Lowes2-
-LarkhallC. Telfer10-
-MelingriffithT. J. Powell13-
-Parc & DareH. Heyes14-
-St. DennisJ. Harrison16-

Edric Cundell was the appointed referee.

Prizes:

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

At 3.15pm on the day the BBC had a 'live' pickup from the contest itself for the results. 



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Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Rath clinician, conductor, teacher, adjudicator, editor


               

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