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Alloa Contest, 30th May 1885

Format:Own Choice Test Piece Contest
Adjudicators: Frank Gray, Richard Marsden
Venue: Alloa Park, Alloa, Clackmannanshire

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Position Band Conductor Test Piece
1 Besses-o'-the-Barn Unknown, do you know? Rossini's Works / Rossini Fantasia / Reminiscences of Rossini [arr. Owen]
2 Oldham Unknown, do you know?
3 Honley Unknown, do you know?
4 Linthwaite Unknown, do you know?
Kirkcaldy Trades Unknown, do you know?
Portobello Unknown, do you know?
Alloa Colliery Unknown, do you know?
Tillicoultry Unknown, do you know?
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Source:
The Dundee Courier & Argus and Northern Warder (Dundee, Scotland), Tuesday, June 02, 1885; pg. 7; Issue 9949.

8 bands played.

Hampson's book calls this "Championships of Great Britain" - the original report describes it as "open to the United Kingdom".

Prizes:
1: £40, 2: £30, 3: £14, [4: £6? 4th prize is not given in the original report where one would expect to see it, but the total prize fund of £95 would be completed by this amount]

Quickstep contest:
1 Besses, £2
2 Oldham, £1.10.0
3 Linthwaite, £1
4 Honley, 10s

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Besses-o'-the-Barn

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Alloa Contest History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 4th Apr 1885: 1st - Colne Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Oldham

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Alloa Contest History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Honley

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Alloa Contest History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Linthwaite

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Alloa Contest History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 4th Apr 1885: 3rd - Colne Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 23rd Aug 1884: - Barnsley Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Alloa Colliery

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Alloa Contest History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Kirkcaldy Trades

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Alloa Contest History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Portobello

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1885, first recorded in 1884. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Alloa Contest History

1884 4th Unknown, do you know?

Recent Form

  • None

Tillicoultry

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Alloa Contest History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 2nd May 1885: - Airdrie Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

More details and a map are available for this contest

Band Distance
Honley 191.3 mi / 307.8 km
Oldham 189.0 mi / 304.2 km
Linthwaite 188.9 mi / 304.0 km
Besses-o'-the-Barn 187.6 mi / 302.0 km
Portobello 28.0 mi / 45.1 km
Kirkcaldy Trades 23.6 mi / 37.9 km
Tillicoultry 2.2 mi / 3.6 km
Alloa Colliery 0.4 mi / 0.6 km

Average distance: 101.4 mi / 163.1 km

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