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1962 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 20, 1962

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
The Force of Destiny, Verdi arr. F Wright

Adjudicator(s):
Frank Wright, Eric Ball, Walter Hargreaves, Ernest Hall

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer23195
2Crossley's Carpet WorksJ. Harrison18193
3Ransome & MarlesG. Hespe15191
4Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson16190
5FaireyL. Lamb12189
6Brighouse & RastrickJ. Atherton24188
7Fodens Motor WorksR. Mortimer9187
8Black Dyke MillsL. Lucas3186
11GUS (Footwear)S. Boddington1-
13Morris MotorsS. Boddington13-
-Blackhall CollieryH. Strong22-
-CamborneF. Roberts13-
-CinderfordC. L. Chappell12-
-CoryW. Scholes5-
-Cowpen & Croften J. Carr6-
-HanwellE. Bavington17-
-Horden CollieryJ. D. Scoins4-
-Kinneil CollieryD. Rimmer14-
-LangleyD. Masters10-
-LutonA. Coupe19-
-St. DennisE. Williams20-
-Scottish CWSW. Crozier2-
-Treorchy YouthI. Morgan8-
-383 Field Regt. (TA)A. Davies11-

Prizes:

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

The Baton of Honour was given to Harry Heyes.
The Diploma of Honour was given to Tom Powell. 



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