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1956 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 27, 1956

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Festival of Music, Eric Ball

Adjudicator(s):
Harold Moss, S. Rhodes, Frank Wright

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Fairey AviationG. Wilcocks15194
2CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer12192
3Munn & FeltonsS. Boddington5190
4Brighouse & RastrickW. Wood7188
5Fodens Motor WorksR. Mortimer16187
6Black Dyke MillsJ. Emmott3186
7Morris MotorsS. Boddington19185
-Barry Ostlere & ShepherdJ. Faulds9-
-CamborneF. Roberts8-
-Clydebank BurghJ. Hoggans18-
-CoryE. S .Brown2-
-Creswell CollieryG. Thompson1-
-Crookhall CollieryR. Mortimer10-
-Harton CollieryG. Thompson13-
-Hazells Printing WorksG. Crossland11-
-Lewis MerthyrO. Jones6-
-Ransome & MarlesD. Aspinall4-
-Rushden TemperanceW. Scholes14-
-Yorkshire Copper WorksB. Burns17-

Prizes:

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



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Rob Nesbitt

BSc, PG Cert. Ed.
Cartoonist , illustrator, writer