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British Open, 7th Sep 1868

Burnley

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1868, first recorded in 1866. Conductor at this contest is J. Ford.

British Open History

1867 Unknown Result Der Freischütz [arr. Winterbottom]
1866 Unknown Result L'Africaine [arr. Grosse]

Recent Form

  • 5th Sep 1868: 2nd - Brierfield Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 31st Aug 1868: 5th - Blackpool Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 2nd May 1868: 2nd - Newchurch Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 11th Apr 1868: 2nd - Accrington Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Heckmondwyke Albion

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1868, first recorded in 1854. Conductor at this contest is John Brooke.

British Open History

1867 Unknown Result Der Freischütz [arr. Winterbottom]
1866 Unknown Result L'Africaine [arr. Grosse]
1864 Unknown Result Reminiscences of Auber
1862 Unknown Result La Muette de Portici (Masaniello) [unknown arranger]
1860 5th John Brooke Zampa [unknown arranger]

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Black Dyke Mills

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1868, first recorded in 1856. Conductor at this contest is Samuel Longbottom.

British Open History

1865 Disqualified Un Ballo in Maschera [arr. Melling]
1864 5th William Rushworth Reminiscences of Auber
1863 1st Frank Galloway Faust [Gounod, unknown arranger]
1862 1st Frank Galloway La Muette de Portici (Masaniello) [unknown arranger]
1859 Withdrawn

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Meltham Mills

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1868, first recorded in 1858. Conductor at this contest is John Berry.

British Open History

1867 Unknown Result Der Freischütz [arr. Winterbottom]
1858 5th H. Hartley "On Thee Each Living Soul Awaits" from "The Creation"

Recent Form

  • None

Matlock Volunteer Rifles

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1868, first recorded in 1864. Conductor at this contest is John Naylor.

British Open History

1866 2nd John Naylor L'Africaine [arr. Grosse]
1865 3rd John Naylor Un Ballo in Maschera [arr. Melling]
1864 4th G. Knowles Reminiscences of Auber

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Barnsley

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1868, first recorded in 1854. Conductor at this contest is George Wray.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 5th Sep 1868: 2nd - Wakefield Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Compstall Bridge

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1868, first recorded in 1862. Conductor at this contest is J. Conroy.

British Open History

1867 3rd H. Tymm Der Freischütz [arr. Winterbottom]
1863 Unknown Result Faust [Gounod, unknown arranger]
1862 5th H. Tymm La Muette de Portici (Masaniello) [unknown arranger]

Recent Form

  • 22nd Aug 1868: 4th - Greenhill (Rochdale) Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 3rd Aug 1868: 2nd - Heywood Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 5th Oct 1867: - Preston Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Dewsbury Old

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1868, first recorded in 1866. Conductor at this contest is J. W. Tidswell.

British Open History

1866 1st John Peel L'Africaine [arr. Grosse]

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Linthwaite

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Edwin Swift.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Liverpool Amateur

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1868, first recorded in 1864. Conductor at this contest is E. Armitage.

British Open History

1866 Unknown Result L'Africaine [arr. Grosse]
1865 6th E. Armitage Un Ballo in Maschera [arr. Melling]
1864 Unknown Result Reminiscences of Auber

Recent Form

  • None

Stalybridge Old

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1868, first recorded in 1864. Conductor at this contest is G. Nicholls.

British Open History

1865 4th G. Nicholls Un Ballo in Maschera [arr. Melling]
1864 2nd Unknown, do you know? Reminiscences of Auber

Recent Form

More details and a map are available for this contest

Band Distance
Matlock Volunteer Rifles 34.4 mi / 55.4 km
Dewsbury Old 27.9 mi / 44.9 km
Heckmondwyke Albion 27.2 mi / 43.8 km
Black Dyke Mills 26.0 mi / 41.9 km
Burnley 22.9 mi / 36.9 km
Linthwaite 17.7 mi / 28.5 km
Meltham Mills 16.6 mi / 26.7 km
Compstall Bridge 6.4 mi / 10.4 km
Stalybridge Old 5.7 mi / 9.2 km

Average distance: 20.5 mi / 33.1 km

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