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British Open, 8th Sep 1873

Test Piece: Dinorah [arr. Godfrey]
- Giacomo Meyerbeer arr. Charles Godfrey Jnr
Adjudicators: Charles (jr) Godfrey, William Winterbottom, John Oakden (Snr)
Venue: Belle Vue, Manchester

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Position Band Conductor Draw
1 Meltham Mills John Gladney Jnr 10
2 Robin Hood Rifles H. Leverton 1
3 Black Dyke Mills Samuel Longbottom 26
4 Linthwaite Edwin Swift 19
5 Bury Borough John Briggs 7
Briercliffe Unknown, do you know? 20
Elland Unknown, do you know? 24
Golcar Unknown, do you know? 17
Holme Brass Unknown, do you know? 14
Leeds Model Unknown, do you know? 4
Shrewsbury Amateur Promenade Unknown, do you know? 16
Stalybridge Old A. O. Pine 2
Tottington Unknown, do you know? 15
Trawden Unknown, do you know? 23
Compstall Mills Alfred Gilmer 12
Nelson O. Holdsworth 6
Newchurch O. Holdsworth 8
Kingston Mills John Gladney Jnr 21
Stalybridge Borough Unknown, do you know? 18
Saltaire Unknown, do you know? 5
Wyke Unknown, do you know? 11
Denton Old Unknown, do you know? 13
Derwent Unknown, do you know? 22
New Mills Unknown, do you know? 25
Altrincham Borough Unknown, do you know? 9
Besses o' th' Barn William Arkell 3
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Prizes: 1st: £30 2nd: £20 3rd: £12 4th: £7 5th: £5

Musical instrument prizes offered for best soloists:

Cornet: Robin Hood Band
Soprano, trombone and euphonium: Black Dyke

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Meltham Mills

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1858. Conductor at this contest is John Gladney Jnr.

British Open History

1872 3rd John Gladney Jnr Souvenir de Mozart
1871 Unknown Result Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]
1869 Unknown Result Le Prophete [arr. Winterbottom]
1868 4th John Berry Robert le Diable [arr. Waterson]
1867 Unknown Result Der Freischütz [arr. Winterbottom]

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Robin Hood Rifles

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1871. Conductor at this contest is H. Leverton.

British Open History

1872 1st H. Leverton Souvenir de Mozart
1871 4th H. Leverton Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]

Recent Form

  • 9th Aug 1873: W - Meltham Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Black Dyke Mills

Competed at this contest 9 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1856. Conductor at this contest is Samuel Longbottom.

British Open History

1871 1st Samuel Longbottom Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]
1869 Unknown Result Le Prophete [arr. Winterbottom]
1868 3rd Samuel Longbottom Robert le Diable [arr. Waterson]
1865 Disqualified Un Ballo in Maschera [arr. Melling]
1864 5th William Rushworth Reminiscences of Auber
1863 1st Frank Galloway Faust [Gounod, unknown arranger]

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Linthwaite

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1868. Conductor at this contest is Edwin Swift.

British Open History

1872 Unknown Result Souvenir de Mozart
1871 Unknown Result Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]
1869 5th Edwin Swift Le Prophete [arr. Winterbottom]
1868 Unknown Result Robert le Diable [arr. Waterson]

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Bury Borough

Competed at this contest 5 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1853. Conductor at this contest is John Briggs.

British Open History

1872 5th John Briggs Souvenir de Mozart
1871 2nd John Briggs Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]
1870 Unknown Result Ernani [arr. Winterbottom]

Recent Form

Altrincham Borough

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1873, first recorded in 1872. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

British Open History

1872 Unknown Result Souvenir de Mozart

Recent Form

  • None

Besses o' th' Barn

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1869. Conductor at this contest is William Arkell.

British Open History

1872 4th William Arkell Souvenir de Mozart
1871 Unknown Result Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]
1870 4th James Melling Ernani [arr. Winterbottom]
1869 4th Walter Chapman Le Prophete [arr. Winterbottom]

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Briercliffe

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

British Open History

None in last 10 years

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Compstall Mills

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1862. Conductor at this contest is Alfred Gilmer.

British Open History

1870 Unknown Result Ernani [arr. Winterbottom]
1869 Unknown Result Le Prophete [arr. Winterbottom]
1868 Unknown Result Robert le Diable [arr. Waterson]
1867 3rd H. Tymm Der Freischütz [arr. Winterbottom]
1863 Unknown Result Faust [Gounod, unknown arranger]

Recent Form

Denton Old

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1865. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

British Open History

1869 Unknown Result Le Prophete [arr. Winterbottom]
1867 Unknown Result Der Freischütz [arr. Winterbottom]
1866 Unknown Result L'Africaine [arr. Grosse]
1865 Disqualified Un Ballo in Maschera [arr. Melling]

Recent Form

  • None

Derwent

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

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Elland

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1873, first recorded in 1871. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

British Open History

1871 Unknown Result Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]

Recent Form

Golcar

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1873, first recorded in 1871. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

British Open History

1871 Unknown Result Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]

Recent Form

Holme Brass

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

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Kingston Mills

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is John Gladney Jnr.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

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Nelson

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1871. Conductor at this contest is O. Holdsworth.

British Open History

1872 Unknown Result Souvenir de Mozart
1871 Unknown Result Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]

Recent Form

New Mills

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

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Newchurch

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1873, first recorded in 1871. Conductor at this contest is O. Holdsworth.

British Open History

1871 Unknown Result Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]

Recent Form

Saltaire

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1871. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

British Open History

1872 2nd John Gladney Jnr Souvenir de Mozart
1871 Unknown Result Il Barbiere [arr. Winterbottom]

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Shrewsbury Amateur Promenade

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

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Stalybridge Borough

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1873, first recorded in 1872. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

British Open History

1872 Unknown Result Souvenir de Mozart

Recent Form

  • 23rd Jun 1873: 7th - Burslem Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Stalybridge Old

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1864. Conductor at this contest is A. O. Pine.

British Open History

1872 Unknown Result Souvenir de Mozart
1870 Unknown Result Ernani [arr. Winterbottom]
1869 Unknown Result Le Prophete [arr. Winterbottom]
1868 Unknown Result Robert le Diable [arr. Waterson]
1865 4th G. Nicholls Un Ballo in Maschera [arr. Melling]
1864 2nd Unknown, do you know? Reminiscences of Auber

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Tottington

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

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

Trawden

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1873, first recorded in 1866. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

British Open History

1866 Unknown Result L'Africaine [arr. Grosse]

Recent Form

Wyke

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1873, first recorded in 1866. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

British Open History

1866 Unknown Result L'Africaine [arr. Grosse]

Recent Form

  • None

Leeds Model

Competed at this contest 5 times prior to 1873, first recorded in 1856. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

British Open History

1872 Unknown Result Souvenir de Mozart
1864 3rd Richard Smith Reminiscences of Auber

Recent Form

More details and a map are available for this contest

Band Distance
Robin Hood Rifles 55.6 mi / 89.5 km
Leeds Model 35.2 mi / 56.6 km
Saltaire 30.8 mi / 49.5 km
Nelson 27.0 mi / 43.4 km
Trawden 26.4 mi / 42.6 km
Black Dyke Mills 26.0 mi / 41.9 km
Wyke 25.8 mi / 41.5 km
Briercliffe 24.3 mi / 39.0 km
Elland 21.3 mi / 34.3 km
Golcar 18.4 mi / 29.5 km
Linthwaite 17.7 mi / 28.5 km
Holme Brass 16.7 mi / 26.8 km
Meltham Mills 16.6 mi / 26.7 km
Newchurch 16.4 mi / 26.4 km
Tottington 12.2 mi / 19.7 km
New Mills 10.2 mi / 16.4 km
Bury Borough 10.1 mi / 16.2 km
Besses o' th' Barn 7.2 mi / 11.6 km
Compstall Mills 6.4 mi / 10.4 km
Stalybridge Borough 5.9 mi / 9.4 km
Stalybridge Old 5.7 mi / 9.2 km
Kingston Mills 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
Denton Old 3.2 mi / 5.2 km

Average distance: 18.4 mi / 29.6 km

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