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1885 British Open Championships

Date:
Monday, September 7, 1885

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Nabucodonesor, Verdi arr C. Godfrey

Adjudicator(s):
Charles Godfrey, J. Hartmann, F. Vetter

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Kingston MillsJ. Gladney17-
2Littleborough PublicE. Swift22-
3Besses o' th' BarnA. Owen9-
4Oldham RiflesA. Owen10-
5HonleyF. Renshaw5-
6AccringtonJ. Gladney24-
-Barnsley VolunteersA. Owen3-
-Batley VictoriaR. Clayton4-
-Black Dyke MillsA. Owen11-
-BurslemR. Sowerbutts19-
-Bury BoroughA. Owen16-
-Dewsbury OldW. Lee29-
-EarbyG. F. Birkinshaw27-
-Farnworth OldE. Swift20-
-Great HortonG. F. Birkinshaw18-
-Heywood BoroughW. Wood2-
-Heywood RiflesJ. Gladney12-
-HeptoustallA. Owen25-
-Imwell Bank KearsleyJ. Gladney23-
-LindleyE. Swift26-
-LinthwaiteJ. Gladney14-
-Radcliffe TemperanceH. W. Dowdell6-
-Radcliffe OldA. Owen7-
-RawtenstallE. Swift13-
-Rochdale AmateurE. Swift28-
-South Notts TempG. Hannen30-
-Southport RiflesThos Rimmer15-
-Stalybridge BoroughA. Owen8-
-StocksbridgeE. Swift1-
-Vayrol N. WalesW. Lingwood31-
-Workington AnalineW. Williams21-

Prizes:

1st: £30
2nd: £20
3rd: £15
4th: £12
5th: £10
6th: £8 



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Essex Police Band

May 11 • Percussionist required. Preferably with experience playing in Brass Band, Wind Band or Orchestra. We do not contest but play to a good standard and play a variety of contempory and historical music.


Essex Police Band

May 11 • Musical Director required. We are a friendly band, based in Chelmsford Essex with a core of competent players and perform at a variety of events across Essex and in surrounding areas. We rehearse every Wednesday evening at Police HQ Chelmsford


St Dennis Band

May 10 • The St Dennis Band - Cornwall (Championship Section/Grand Shield) invites expressions of interest for the position of PRINCIPAL CORNET. Based in Mid Cornwall and just 5 minutes off the A30, the band rehearses every Monday and Thursday at 19:45.


Martin Heartfield

GGSM, ARCM, PGCE
Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist


               

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