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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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September 25 • Staines Brass are looking for , Soprano, and E flat Bass and B flat Bass players to join our ranks following the return to rehearsals. Our rehearsal nights are Thursday 8pm and we are based The Lammas Park, Staines, TW18 4XZ


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


               

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