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Senior Trophy, 16th May 1953

Nelson Silver

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

Spring Festival History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Tyldesley Prize

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1926. Conductor at this contest is F. Martland.

Spring Festival History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • None

Askern Colliery Silver

Competed at this contest 11 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1932. Conductor at this contest is Ed Pearce.

Spring Festival History

1952 3rd Ed Pearce Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals
1951 (Class A) 2nd Jack Boddice Hinchingbrooke
1950 (Class B) 1st Jack Boddice Ballads of the Twentieth Century
1949 (Class B) Unknown Result Mirella [arr. Godfrey]
1948 (Class C Group 2) 5th R. D. Wilkinson Three Songs without Words
1947 (Class D Group 2) Unknown Result Wayside Scenes

Recent Form

Upton Colliery Workpeople's

Competed at this contest 5 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1944. Conductor at this contest is Joseph Stevens.

Spring Festival History

1952 2nd Joseph Stevens Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals
1951 (Class B) Unknown Result Indian Summer
1950 (Class C) Unknown Result Divertimento [Ball]
1949 (Class D Group 2) 4th Joseph Stevens Pride of the Forest
1944 (Class B & C) Unknown Result La Traviata [arr. Godfrey]

Recent Form

Altofts West Riding Colliery

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1931. Conductor at this contest is Cyril Wilkinson.

Spring Festival History

1948 (Class C Group 2) Unknown Result Three Songs without Words
1947 (Class C) Unknown Result Tales of Hoffmann

Recent Form

Banks

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1951. Conductor at this contest is William Haydock.

Spring Festival History

1952 (Junior Shield) Unknown Result Petite Suite de Ballet
1951 (Class C) 4th William Haydock The Viking [Greenwood]

Recent Form

Bentley Colliery Silver

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1950. Conductor at this contest is A. Barnett.

Spring Festival History

1952 (Junior Shield) Unknown Result Petite Suite de Ballet
1951 (Class B) 2nd Herbert Jones Indian Summer
1950 (Class C) Unknown Result Divertimento [Ball]

Recent Form

  • 18th Apr 1953: - Yorkshire Area (Third Section), conductor A. Barnett.
  • 8th Mar 1953: 4th - CISWO Yorkshire (2nd Section), conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 4th Oct 1952: 1st - West Riding Contest (3rd Section), conductor Unknown, do you know?

Chadderton and District

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1933. Conductor at this contest is William Orcher.

Spring Festival History

1948 (Class C Group 1) 5th William Orcher Three Songs without Words

Recent Form

  • None

Chapel en le Frith

Competed at this contest 8 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1928. Conductor at this contest is J. A. Cooke.

Spring Festival History

1952 (Junior Shield) 3rd Colin Waterhouse Petite Suite de Ballet
1947 (Class A) 1st Fred Moss Normandy
1946 (Class A) Unknown Result A Northern Rhapsody
1945 (Class A) Unknown Result Labour and Love

Recent Form

  • 11th Apr 1953: - North West Area (Third Section), conductor J. A. Cooke.
  • 20th Sep 1952: - National Championship of Great Britain (Fourth Section Final), conductor Unknown, do you know?

Clayton West Brass

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1939. Conductor at this contest is Milnes Wood.

Spring Festival History

1952 (Junior Cup) 1st George Hallas Mignonne
1947 (Class D Group 2) Unknown Result Wayside Scenes

Recent Form

Crewe Squadron ATC

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is Basil Stokes.

Spring Festival History

1949 (Class D Group 1) 2nd Basil Stokes Pride of the Forest
1946 (Class D) Unknown Result

Recent Form

Failsworth and District

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is Robert Dootson.

Spring Festival History

1952 Unknown Result Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals
1949 (Class D Group 1) Unknown Result Pride of the Forest

Recent Form

  • None

Gorton Silver

Competed at this contest 15 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1928. Conductor at this contest is Harry Mallinder.

Spring Festival History

1949 (Class B) Unknown Result Mirella [arr. Godfrey]
1947 (Class B) Unknown Result Divertimento [Ball]
1946 (Class B & C) Unknown Result Thanksgiving

Recent Form

Honley Silver Prize

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1937. Conductor at this contest is A. H. Beardsell.

Spring Festival History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 22nd Nov 1952: 2nd - Huddersfield & District BBA December Contest (Section A), conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 30th Aug 1952: 2nd - Huddersfield & District BBA September Contest (Section A), conductor Unknown, do you know?

Ind Coope and Allsopp Silver

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is K. Keates.

Spring Festival History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 7th Mar 1953: - Midlands Area (Fourth Section), conductor Unknown, do you know?

Kirkby Colliery

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1953, first recorded in 1927. Conductor at this contest is Fred Wilks.

Spring Festival History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

Laganvale Silver

Competed at this contest 2 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1951. Conductor at this contest is Robert Adair.

Spring Festival History

1952 (Senior Cup) Unknown Result Othello
1951 (Class B) Unknown Result Indian Summer

Recent Form

Pemberton Old

Competed at this contest 14 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1932. Conductor at this contest is James Fairhurst.

Spring Festival History

1952 (Junior Shield) 1st James Fairhurst Petite Suite de Ballet
1951 (Class A) Unknown Result Hinchingbrooke
1950 (Class A) 2nd James Fairhurst Academic Festival Overture
1949 (Class A) Unknown Result The Royal Water Music
1948 (Class A) 2nd James Fairhurst Overture for an Epic Occasion
1947 (Class A) 5th James Fairhurst Normandy
1946 (Class A) Unknown Result A Northern Rhapsody

Recent Form

Shirley Silver

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1953, first recorded in 1951. Conductor at this contest is R. Lugg.

Spring Festival History

1951 (Class B) Unknown Result Indian Summer

Recent Form

  • None

Thurlstone Brass

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1948. Conductor at this contest is Jack Fisher.

Spring Festival History

1952 (Junior Trophy) Unknown Result Wayside Scenes
1950 (Class D) Unknown Result O'er Hill and Dale
1948 (Class D) Unknown Result Knights of Old

Recent Form

Todmorden Old Brass

Competed at this contest 5 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1932. Conductor at this contest is J. Akroyd.

Spring Festival History

1952 (Junior Shield) Unknown Result Petite Suite de Ballet

Recent Form

Poynton Brass

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1931. Conductor at this contest is K. Smith.

Spring Festival History

1950 (Class C) Unknown Result Divertimento [Ball]
1949 (Class D Group 1) 4th J. R. Heap Pride of the Forest

Recent Form

  • None

Whitworth and Spennymoor

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is T. W. Hull.

Spring Festival History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

  • 22nd Mar 1953: 2nd - Durham League Contest (Section D), conductor Unknown, do you know?

York Railway Institute Silver

Competed at this contest 1 time prior to 1953, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is Harry Mileman.

Spring Festival History

1949 (Class C) 3rd G. Walker Mignonne

Recent Form

Yorkshire Woollen District Transport

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1953, first recorded in 1937. Conductor at this contest is C. A. Smith.

Spring Festival History

1952 4th C. A. Smith Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals
1949 (Class B) Unknown Result Mirella [arr. Godfrey]
1948 (Class C Group 2) 1st C. A. Smith Three Songs without Words

Recent Form

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Band Distance
Laganvale Silver 170.0 mi / 273.6 km
Whitworth and Spennymoor 88.7 mi / 142.8 km
Shirley Silver 75.0 mi / 120.7 km
York Railway Institute Silver 56.4 mi / 90.8 km
Kirkby Colliery 46.1 mi / 74.2 km
Askern Colliery Silver 44.0 mi / 70.8 km
Altofts West Riding Colliery 35.3 mi / 56.8 km
Banks 33.4 mi / 53.7 km
Yorkshire Woollen District Transport 27.9 mi / 44.9 km
Nelson Silver 27.0 mi / 43.4 km
Clayton West Brass 25.4 mi / 40.9 km
Thurlstone Brass 22.0 mi / 35.3 km
Pemberton Old 20.1 mi / 32.4 km
Honley Silver Prize 19.0 mi / 30.6 km
Todmorden Old Brass 17.9 mi / 28.8 km
Chapel en le Frith 15.1 mi / 24.3 km
Tyldesley Prize 11.8 mi / 18.9 km
Poynton Brass 8.6 mi / 13.8 km
Chadderton and District 7.0 mi / 11.3 km
Gorton Silver 0.6 mi / 0.9 km

Average distance: 37.6 mi / 60.5 km

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