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British Open, 5th Sep 1898

Wyke Temperance

Competed at this contest 10 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1886. Conductor at this contest is Edwin Swift.

British Open History

1897 19th Edwin Swift Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 5th Edwin Swift Gabriella
1895 2nd Edwin Swift Hänsel und Gretel [arr. Godfrey]
1894 4th Edwin Swift The Golden Web
1893 Unknown Result Elaine
1891 2nd Edwin Swift Das Nachtlager in Granada
1890 3rd Edwin Swift Euryanthe [arr. Godfrey]
1889 1st Edwin Swift La Reine de Saba [arr. Godfrey]
1888 1st Edwin Swift Der Fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) [arr. Godfrey]

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Hucknall Temperance

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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Lea Mills

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

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Batley Old

Competed at this contest 11 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1854. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

1897 3rd J. Wilkinson Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 3rd J. Wilkinson Gabriella
1895 11th John Gladney Jnr Hänsel und Gretel [arr. Godfrey]
1894 10th John Gladney Jnr The Golden Web
1893 4th Benjamin Jackson Elaine
1892 6th John Gladney Jnr Zaar und Zimmermann
1891 8th John Gladney Jnr Das Nachtlager in Granada
1890 1st John Gladney Jnr Euryanthe [arr. Godfrey]

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Kettering Rifles

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1893. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

1896 17th Alexander Owen Gabriella
1895 16th Alexander Owen Hänsel und Gretel [arr. Godfrey]
1894 11th Alexander Owen The Golden Web
1893 Unknown Result Elaine

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Crooke

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1898, first recorded in 1897. Conductor at this contest is William Rimmer.

British Open History

1897 20th William Rimmer Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]

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Irwell Springs

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is William Rimmer.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

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Kingston Mills

Competed at this contest 18 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1873. Conductor at this contest is William Rimmer.

British Open History

1897 2nd William Rimmer Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 2nd William Rimmer Gabriella
1895 7th Thomas German Hänsel und Gretel [arr. Godfrey]
1894 2nd John Gladney Jnr The Golden Web
1893 1st John Gladney Jnr Elaine
1892 2nd John Gladney Jnr Zaar und Zimmermann
1891 7th John Gladney Jnr Das Nachtlager in Granada
1890 6th John Gladney Jnr Euryanthe [arr. Godfrey]
1889 2nd John Gladney Jnr La Reine de Saba [arr. Godfrey]

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Luton Red Cross

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1896. Conductor at this contest is John Gladney Jnr.

British Open History

1897 6th John Gladney Jnr Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 11th John Gladney Jnr Gabriella

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Denton Original

Competed at this contest 14 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1865. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

1897 11th Alexander Owen Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 13th Alexander Owen Gabriella
1895 12th Alexander Owen Hänsel und Gretel [arr. Godfrey]
1894 12th Alexander Owen The Golden Web
1893 5th Alexander Owen Elaine

Recent Form

  • 9th Jul 1898: - Belle Vue July Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 4th Jun 1898: - Southport Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 9th Apr 1898: - Compstall Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Rochdale Old

Competed at this contest 7 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1885. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

1897 13th William Holdsworth Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 19th Squire Firth Gabriella
1894 17th Albert Whipp The Golden Web
1893 3rd Albert Whipp Elaine
1889 Unknown Result La Reine de Saba [arr. Godfrey]
1888 6th Alexander Owen Der Fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) [arr. Godfrey]

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Lindley

Competed at this contest 9 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1885. Conductor at this contest is J. Taylor.

British Open History

1897 4th William Holdsworth Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 4th William Holdsworth Gabriella
1895 5th J. Taylor Hänsel und Gretel [arr. Godfrey]
1894 16th Edwin Swift The Golden Web
1893 Unknown Result Elaine
1892 3rd Edwin Swift Zaar und Zimmermann
1891 5th Edwin Swift Das Nachtlager in Granada

Recent Form

  • 9th Apr 1898: - Nelson Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

West Hartlepool

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1894. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

1897 9th Alexander Owen Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 15th Alexander Owen Gabriella
1895 8th Alexander Owen Hänsel und Gretel [arr. Godfrey]
1894 7th Alexander Owen The Golden Web

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Pemberton Old

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1895. Conductor at this contest is William Rimmer.

British Open History

1897 4th William Rimmer Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 9th William Rimmer Gabriella
1895 9th William Rimmer Hänsel und Gretel [arr. Godfrey]

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Heywood Old

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1893. Conductor at this contest is William Rimmer.

British Open History

1896 12th William Rimmer Gabriella
1893 Unknown Result Elaine

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Burnley Temperance

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Christopher Smith.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

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Mossley

Competed at this contest 9 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1853. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

1897 1st Alexander Owen Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 7th Edwin Swift Gabriella
1895 6th Edwin Swift Hänsel und Gretel [arr. Godfrey]
1894 6th Edwin Swift The Golden Web

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Littleborough Public

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1882. Conductor at this contest is A. Brierley.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Whitewell Vale

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

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Norland

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1898, first recorded in 1897. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

1897 14th Alexander Owen Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]

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Oldham Rifles

Competed at this contest 11 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1878. Conductor at this contest is Alexander Owen.

British Open History

1897 11th Alexander Owen Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1893 Unknown Result Elaine
1892 5th Alexander Owen Zaar und Zimmermann
1889 Unknown Result La Reine de Saba [arr. Godfrey]
1888 5th Alexander Owen Der Fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

Silverdale Town

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1898, first recorded in 1888. Conductor at this contest is G. Turner.

British Open History

1897 17th G. Turner Moses in Egypt [arr. Godfrey]
1896 18th G. Turner Gabriella
1888 Unknown Result Der Fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

  • 28th Jul 1898: - Shrewsbury Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 11th Apr 1898: - Kidsgrove Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

More details and a map are available for this contest

Band Distance
Luton Red Cross 132.1 mi / 212.5 km
Kettering Rifles 95.4 mi / 153.6 km
West Hartlepool 93.2 mi / 150.0 km
Hucknall Temperance 50.4 mi / 81.1 km
Lea Mills 37.0 mi / 59.5 km
Batley Old 28.9 mi / 46.5 km
Wyke Temperance 25.8 mi / 41.5 km
Burnley Temperance 22.9 mi / 36.9 km
Crooke 21.3 mi / 34.3 km
Lindley 20.4 mi / 32.9 km
Norland 20.4 mi / 32.8 km
Pemberton Old 20.1 mi / 32.4 km
Irwell Springs 17.1 mi / 27.5 km
Whitewell Vale 16.6 mi / 26.7 km
Littleborough Public 13.0 mi / 20.9 km
Rochdale Old 10.6 mi / 17.1 km
Oldham Rifles 8.0 mi / 12.9 km
Mossley 7.2 mi / 11.6 km
Kingston Mills 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
Denton Original 3.2 mi / 5.2 km

Average distance: 32.4 mi / 52.2 km

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