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British Open, 3rd Sep 1923

Wingates Temperance

Competed at this contest 21 times prior to 1923, first recorded in 1901. Conductor at this contest is William Halliwell.

British Open History

1922 4th William Halliwell Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone]
1921 1st William Halliwell Maritana [arr. Godfrey]
1920 2nd William Halliwell I Lombardi
1919 2nd William Halliwell The Lily of Killarney [arr. Godfrey]
1918 1st William Halliwell Il Bravo [arr. Godfrey]
1917 Unknown Result Le Pre-aux-Clercs [arr. Godfrey]
1916 5th J. A. Greenwood La Traviata [arr. Godfrey]
1915 Unknown Result Il Furioso [arr. Godfrey]
1914 2nd J. A. Greenwood Joseph und seine Brüder [arr. Godfrey]
1913 4th J. A. Greenwood A Souvenir of Gounod [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

Cresswell Colliery

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is J. A. Greenwood.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 21st Jul 1923: 2nd - Shirebrook Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 14th Oct 1922: - Southport Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Besses o' th' Barn

Competed at this contest 27 times prior to 1923, first recorded in 1869. Conductor at this contest is H. Barlow.

British Open History

1922 3rd Willie Wood Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone]
1921 Unknown Result Maritana [arr. Godfrey]
1920 1st Willie Wood I Lombardi
1919 Unknown Result The Lily of Killarney [arr. Godfrey]
1918 3rd Alexander Owen Il Bravo [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

  • 30th Jun 1923: - Halifax Brass Band Festival, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 14th Oct 1922: - Southport Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Perfection Soap Works

Competed at this contest 10 times prior to 1923, first recorded in 1906. Conductor at this contest is Fred Rogan.

British Open History

1922 5th Fred Rogan Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone]
1914 Unknown Result Joseph und seine Brüder [arr. Godfrey]
1913 5th William Halliwell A Souvenir of Gounod [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

  • 14th Oct 1922: - Southport Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Gwauncaegurwen

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1923, first recorded in 1921. Conductor at this contest is T. J. Rees.

British Open History

1922 6th T. J. Rees Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone]
1921 6th T. J. Rees Maritana [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

  • None

South Elmsall & Frickley Colliery

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1923, first recorded in 1921. Conductor at this contest is Noel Thorpe.

British Open History

1922 1st Noel Thorpe Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone]
1921 Unknown Result Maritana [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

  • 21st Jul 1923: 1st - Shirebrook Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 2nd Jun 1923: - Hardraw Scar, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 14th Oct 1922: 3rd - Southport Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Abram Colliery

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

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 14th Jul 1923: 3rd - Belle Vue July Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Dick Kerr English Electric

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1923, first recorded in 1919. Conductor at this contest is J. A. Greenwood.

British Open History

1921 Unknown Result Maritana [arr. Godfrey]
1920 Unknown Result I Lombardi
1919 Unknown Result The Lily of Killarney [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

  • None

Eccles Borough

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1923, first recorded in 1919. Conductor at this contest is J. Dow.

British Open History

1922 Unknown Result Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone]
1921 Unknown Result Maritana [arr. Godfrey]
1919 Unknown Result The Lily of Killarney [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

  • 14th Jul 1923: 1st - Belle Vue July Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 23rd Jun 1923: 4th - Lowerhouse Mills Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 14th Oct 1922: - Southport Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Irwell Springs

Competed at this contest 24 times prior to 1923, first recorded in 1898. Conductor at this contest is William Halliwell.

British Open History

1922 Unknown Result Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone]
1921 Unknown Result Maritana [arr. Godfrey]
1920 Unknown Result I Lombardi
1919 Unknown Result The Lily of Killarney [arr. Godfrey]
1918 2nd Walter Nuttall Il Bravo [arr. Godfrey]
1917 Unknown Result Le Pre-aux-Clercs [arr. Godfrey]
1916 6th William Halliwell La Traviata [arr. Godfrey]
1915 4th William Halliwell Il Furioso [arr. Godfrey]
1914 5th William Halliwell Joseph und seine Brüder [arr. Godfrey]
1913 3rd William Halliwell A Souvenir of Gounod [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

Mansfield Colliery

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1923, first recorded in 1913. Conductor at this contest is George Hawkins.

British Open History

1913 Unknown Result A Souvenir of Gounod [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

  • 14th Jul 1923: 2nd - Belle Vue July Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

Nelson Old

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1923, first recorded in 1880. Conductor at this contest is William Halliwell.

British Open History

1920 Unknown Result I Lombardi
1915 6th William Halliwell Il Furioso [arr. Godfrey]
1914 Unknown Result Joseph und seine Brüder [arr. Godfrey]
1913 Unknown Result A Souvenir of Gounod [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

Read & Simonstone

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is W. Pollard.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

Workington Discharged Sailors

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is J. J. Fisher.

British Open History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 30th Sep 1922: 2nd - Maryport Contest, conductor Unknown, do you know?

More details and a map are available for this contest

Band Distance
Gwauncaegurwen 135.8 mi / 218.5 km
Workington Discharged Sailors 98.7 mi / 158.9 km
Mansfield Colliery 46.4 mi / 74.7 km
Cresswell Colliery 40.4 mi / 65.0 km
South Elmsall & Frickley Colliery 37.9 mi / 60.9 km
Dick Kerr English Electric 29.6 mi / 47.6 km
Nelson Old 25.8 mi / 41.5 km
Read & Simonstone 24.7 mi / 39.8 km
Perfection Soap Works 17.2 mi / 27.7 km
Irwell Springs 17.1 mi / 27.5 km
Abram Colliery 16.2 mi / 26.0 km
Wingates Temperance 15.3 mi / 24.6 km
Besses o' th' Barn 7.2 mi / 11.6 km
Eccles Borough 6.3 mi / 10.1 km

Average distance: 37.0 mi / 59.6 km

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