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Irwell Bank

Also/previously known as: Irwell Bank Kearsley, Irwell Bank (Kearsley), Irwell Bank (Manchester)

This band no longer exists.
Region:North West
Years active:1875 - 1929

Contest Results



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Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
27th Apr 1929 Glazebury Contest A Souvenir of the Opera Unknown, do you know?
30th Mar 1929 Westhoughton Contest 1 A Souvenir of the Opera J. Moss
20th Oct 1928 Dawson (Warrington) Contest Recollections of Verdi Unknown, do you know?
12th May 1928 Skelmersdale Contest 2 Recollections of Verdi J. Moss
5th May 1928 Belle Vue May Contest Mirella [arr. Godfrey] Unknown, do you know?
28th Apr 1928 Glazebury Contest 1 Recollections of Verdi J. Moss
7th Apr 1928 Westhoughton Contest 1 Recollections of Verdi J. Moss
9th Jul 1927 Belle Vue July Contest W Carmen
23rd Apr 1927 Glazebury Contest 5 A Garland of Classics W. Wood
16th Apr 1927 Westhoughton Contest 1 A Garland of Classics Willie Wood
31st Jul 1926 Tideswell Contest Oberon [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
24th Apr 1926 Glazebury Contest 2 Melodious Gems W. Wood
2nd Apr 1926 Eccles Contest Melodious Gems Unknown, do you know?
27th Mar 1926 Royton Contest Melodious Gems Unknown, do you know?
15th Aug 1925 Cadishead Contest Echoes of the Opera Unknown, do you know?
23rd May 1925 Darwen Contest Echoes of the Opera or Der Wildschutz Unknown, do you know?
6th Sep 1924 Marple Contest Gems of Italian Opera Unknown, do you know?
6th Sep 1924 Reddish Contest D Gems of Italian Opera Unknown, do you know?
9th Aug 1924 Tideswell Contest 3 Gems of Italian Opera J. W. Hughes
4th Aug 1924 Knutsford Contest 3 Gems of Italian Opera J. W. Hughes
26th Jul 1924 Ashton-in-Makerfield Contest 5 Gems of Italian Opera J. W. Hughes
8th Mar 1924 Royton Contest Gems of Italian Opera Unknown, do you know?
28th Apr 1923 Glazebury Contest Sailor Songs [W. Rimmer] Unknown, do you know?
17th Aug 1912 Burnley Contest 6 Maritana [arr. Smith] 1 George Gittins
13th Jul 1912 Belle Vue July Contest (Second Division) Simon Boccanegra George Gittins
24th Sep 1910 Brierfield Contest 1 Weber's Works 2 Alexander Owen
20th Aug 1910 Burnley Contest 4 Weber's Works 3 Alexander Owen
13th Aug 1910 Nelson Contest 1 Weber's Works 2 Alexander Owen
26th Mar 1910 Barnoldswick Contest Weber's Works 9 William Halliwell
27th Nov 1909 Oldham Contest Old Favourites Unknown, do you know?
11th Sep 1909 Morecambe Contest 1 Old Favourites Alexander Owen
14th Aug 1909 Alderley Edge Contest 1 Old Favourites Alexander Owen
31st Jul 1909 Manchester Contest Verdi's Works [arr. W. Rimmer] Unknown, do you know?
22nd May 1909 Earby Contest 1 Old Favourites Alexander Owen
15th May 1909 Darwen Contest Verdi's Works [arr. W. Rimmer] Unknown, do you know?
10th Apr 1909 Brierfield Contest 1 Old Favourites Alexander Owen
12th Sep 1908 Matlock Contest 5 Rossini [arr. Round] 10 Alexander Owen
11th Jul 1908 Belle Vue July Contest The Taming of the Shrew 1 Alexander Owen
25th Jun 1908 Shrewsbury Contest 3 2 George Gittins
30th May 1908 Darwen Contest 4 Rossini's Works 9 George Gittins
29th Sep 1906 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Gems of Chopin [arr. Short] 13 William Rimmer
25th Aug 1906 Workington Contest 4 Spohr's Works 3 William Rimmer
30th Sep 1905 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Roland a Ronceveaux 7 Alexander Owen
26th Aug 1905 Workington Contest Donizetti [arr. Round] 9 Alexander Owen
27th May 1905 Blackburn Contest (Open Section) La Cenerentola Unknown, do you know?
20th May 1905 Darwen Contest La Cenerentola Unknown, do you know?
10th Sep 1904 Rhyl Contest 3 Le Domino Noir [arr. Swift] 3 Alexander Owen
27th Aug 1904 Workington Contest 2 Lortzing Unknown, do you know?
9th Jul 1904 Belle Vue July Contest The Creation [arr. C. Godfrey] 14 Alexander Owen
18th Jun 1904 New Brighton Contest Songs of Ireland 10 Alexander Owen
28th May 1904 Blackburn Contest Poliuto [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
24th May 1904 Nottingham Contest 2 Lortzing 1 Alexander Owen
4th Apr 1904 Kidsgrove Contest 3 Lortzing 8 Alexander Owen
22nd Aug 1903 Workington Contest 1 Mercadante 7 Alexander Owen
8th Aug 1903 Nelson Contest 4 Gems of British Song [arr. Round] 5 Alexander Owen
3rd Aug 1903 Barrow Contest 1 Heroic 2 Alexander Owen
25th Jul 1903 Rhos Contest 2 Mercadante 4 Edward Gittins
11th Jul 1903 Belle Vue July Contest 14 Idomeneo 5 Alexander Owen
27th Jun 1903 Morecambe Contest (Section 2) 3 Mercadante 2 Alexander Owen
27th Jun 1903 Morecambe Contest (Open Section) 4 Heroic 8 Alexander Owen
23rd May 1903 Blackburn Contest 7 Don Sebastiano [arr. Godfrey] 8 Alexander Owen
13th Apr 1903 Kidsgrove Contest 5 Mercadante 14 Alexander Owen
1st Sep 1902 Belle Vue September Contest 10 L'Ebreo [arr. Godfrey] 16 Alexander Owen
16th Aug 1902 Kirkcaldy Contest 6 Gems of British Song [arr. Round] 4 Alexander Owen
12th Jul 1902 Belle Vue July Contest 5 Tutti in Maschera [arr. Godfrey] Alexander Owen
14th Jun 1902 Millgate Contest 2 Songs of Shakespeare 5 Alexander Owen
28th Sep 1901 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Gems from Sullivan's Operas No. 3 1 Alexander Owen
10th Aug 1901 Rochdale Contest 3 Songs of Scotland 4 Alexander Owen
27th Jul 1901 Trawden Contest 3 Songs of Scotland 4 Alexander Owen
6th Jul 1901 Ashton-under-Lyne Contest 1 Songs of Scotland 7 E. Gittens
22nd Jun 1901 Dundee Contest 5 Tam O'Shanter [Round] 3 Alexander Owen
1st Jun 1901 Southport Contest Belisario [arr. Round] 8 Alexander Owen
29th Sep 1900 Newcastleton Contest 5 Songs of Scotland 2 Alexander Owen
8th Sep 1900 Dundee Contest 6 Songs of Scotland 10 Alexander Owen
30th Sep 1899 Newcastleton Contest 1 Songs of England [Round] Alexander Owen
26th Aug 1899 Buxton Contest W
19th Aug 1899 Kirkcaldy Contest Songs of England [Round] Unknown, do you know?
19th Aug 1899 Kirkcaldy Contest Songs of England [Round] 14 Alexander Owen
1st Apr 1899 Nelson Contest 2 Herold [arr. Round] Alexander Owen
20th Aug 1898 Kirkcaldy Contest Unknown, do you know?
6th Aug 1898 Buxton Contest W
18th Jun 1898 Matlock Contest 2 Heroic 1 Edward Gittins
14th May 1898 Bolton Contest Meyerbeer [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
28th Aug 1897 Honley Contest 1 Alexander Owen
1st May 1897 Harpurhey Contest 1 Alexander Owen
17th Apr 1897 Nelson Contest W Tannhäuser [unknown arranger]
1st Sep 1896 Hawarden Contest Halevy [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
15th Aug 1896 Kirkcaldy Contest 8 Tannhäuser [unknown arranger] 12 Alexander Owen
11th Jul 1896 Belle Vue July Contest Der Waffenschmeid (The Armourer) Unknown, do you know?
20th Jun 1896 Hardraw Scar W
13th Jun 1896 Heywood Contest Lucrezia Borgia [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
16th May 1896 Tyldesley Contest 2 Lucrezia Borgia [unknown arranger] 13 Alexander Owen
16th May 1896 Tyldesley Waltz Contest 13 Alexander Owen
2nd May 1896 Keighley Contest W Halevy [arr. Round]
25th Apr 1896 Rawtenstall Contest Lucrezia Borgia [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
4th Apr 1896 Nelson Contest Halevy [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
28th Sep 1895 Southport Contest 2 Lucrezia Borgia [arr. Gladney] Alexander Owen
17th Aug 1895 Kirkcaldy Contest 3 Tam O'Shanter [Round] Alexander Owen
5th Aug 1895 Blackpool Contest Halevy [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
2nd Aug 1895 Llanelly Contest W Schubert [arr. Round]
22nd Jun 1895 Lea Mills Contest 2 Edward Gittins
8th Jun 1895 Southport Contest Lohengrin [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
3rd Jun 1895 Llangollen Contest 2 Lohengrin [arr. Round] Edward Gittins
18th May 1895 Prestwich Contest 5 Lohengrin [arr. Round] Alexander Owen
27th Apr 1895 Batley Contest 7 Unknown, do you know?
13th Apr 1895 Colne Contest 1 Halevy [arr. Round] Edward Gittins
15th Sep 1894 Keighley Contest 3 Edward Gittins
25th Aug 1894 Darwen Contest 1 Edward Gittins
6th Aug 1894 Matlock Contest 1 Edward Gittins
21st Jul 1894 Horbury Own Choice Contest 1 Unknown, do you know?
21st Jul 1894 Brighouse Contest 3 Unknown, do you know?
7th Jul 1894 Belle Vue July Contest Don Sebastiano [arr. Godfrey] 4 Alexander Owen
30th Jun 1894 Lea Mills Contest 3 Bellini [arr. Round] Alexander Owen
16th Jun 1894 Bradford Contest 4 Alexander Owen
5th May 1894 Copley Contest 2 Alexander Owen
5th May 1894 Wyke Contest Elixir of Love Unknown, do you know?
24th Mar 1894 Colne Contest Bellini [arr. Round] Alexander Owen
2nd Sep 1893 Keighley Contest 3 Weber [arr. Round] 6 Alexander Owen
26th Aug 1893 Garswood Hall Contest 4 Marino Faliero [arr. Round] Edward Gittins
19th Aug 1893 Darwen Contest 1 Edward Gittins
7th Aug 1893 Barrow Contest 4 Alexander Owen
17th Jun 1893 Hardraw Scar W
10th Jun 1893 Stacksteads Contest Marino Faliero [arr. Round] 8 Unknown, do you know?
3rd Jun 1893 Boothfold Contest Marino Faliero [arr. Round] 4 Alexander Owen
29th Apr 1893 Newhallhey Contest Marino Faliero [arr. Round] 2 Unknown, do you know?
1st Apr 1893 Colne Contest Das Nachtlager in Granada Unknown, do you know?
9th Sep 1892 National Eisteddfod of Wales (Class A) W 'Worthy is the Lamb' from 'The Messiah' [unknown arranger]
20th Aug 1892 Ramsbottom Contest 4 Il Giuramento [arr. Godfrey] Unknown, do you know?
13th Aug 1892 Galashiels Contest 3 Joan of Arc [Round] 1 Unknown, do you know?
28th May 1892 Goodshaw Contest Il Giuramento [arr. Godfrey] Unknown, do you know?
16th Apr 1892 Colne Contest Il Giuramento [unknown arranger] Alexander Owen
19th Dec 1891 Bolton Contest Alexander Owen
7th Sep 1891 Belle Vue September Contest 10 Das Nachtlager in Granada 12 Alexander Owen
15th Aug 1891 Brinscall Contest 1 Weber [arr. Round] 5 E. Gittens
20th Jun 1891 Southport Contest 5 Don Pedro 8 Unknown, do you know?
13th Jun 1891 Hyde Contest 4 The Bohemian Girl [arr. Round] 7 Unknown, do you know?
2nd May 1891 Heap Bridge Contest 5 The Bohemian Girl [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
28th Mar 1891 Colne Contest 5 The Bohemian Girl [unknown arranger] 15 Alexander Owen
1st Sep 1890 Belle Vue September Contest Euryanthe [arr. Godfrey] 2 Alexander Owen
9th Aug 1890 Brinscall Contest 2 Unknown, do you know?
6th Aug 1890 Aberystwyth Contest W Tannhäuser [unknown arranger]
14th Jun 1890 Sale Contest 2 Nil Desperandum Unknown, do you know?
17th May 1890 Oldham Contest (1800s) 5 Nil Desperandum 6 Alexander Owen
10th May 1890 Heap Bridge Contest 3 Nil Desperandum 1 Alexander Owen
10th May 1890 Elland Contest W Nil Desperandum
3rd May 1890 Wyke Contest Nil Desperandum Unknown, do you know?
26th Apr 1890 Brighouse Contest Nil Desperandum 14 Unknown, do you know?
19th Apr 1890 Midgley Contest 3 Nil Desperandum 14 Unknown, do you know?
2nd Sep 1889 Belle Vue September Contest La Reine de Saba [arr. Godfrey] 16 Alexander Owen
10th Aug 1889 Hyde Contest 1 Romeo et Juliette [Gounod arr. Godfrey] 6 E. Gittens
15th Jun 1889 Conway Contest Great Britain 6 Edward Gittins
4th Sep 1888 Wrexham Contest 1 Cinq Mars [arr. Godfrey] 4 Alexander Owen
25th Aug 1888 Nelson Contest 2 Herculaneum Alexander Owen
17th Sep 1887 Newcastle Contest Stiffelio [unknown arranger] 4 Harry L. Holding
30th Jul 1887 Radcliffe Contest Bouquet of Beauties Unknown, do you know?
17th Sep 1886 Carnarvon Contest Rigoletto [arr. Round] John Gladney Jnr
14th Aug 1886 Queensbury Contest W
2nd Aug 1886 Merthyr Contest The Bohemian Girl [arr. Round] 8 John Gladney Jnr
19th Jul 1886 Northampton Contest 5 The Bohemian Girl [arr. Round] 3 John Gladney Jnr
5th Jul 1886 Kettering Contest W Wagner [arr. Round]
19th Jun 1886 Southport Contest 3 9 Unknown, do you know?
29th May 1886 Keighley Contest 2 Stiffelio [arr. Gladney] 6 John Gladney Jnr
7th Sep 1885 Belle Vue Brass Band Contest Nabucodonosor [arr. Godfrey] 23 John Gladney Jnr
8th Aug 1885 Chorley Contest 3 5 John Gladney Jnr
6th Jul 1885 Kettering Contest 5 Lyric Garland 5 John Gladney Jnr
25th May 1885 Merthyr Contest 1 Lucia di Lammermoor - Fantasia [arr. Round] 5 John Gladney Jnr
4th Apr 1885 Colne Contest Semiramide [unknown arranger] 3 Harry L. Holding
15th Sep 1884 Northwich Contest 1 Joan of Arc [Round] 1 John Gladney Jnr
4th Aug 1884 Manchester Contest Crispino [arr. Round] 3 Harry L. Holding
7th Jul 1884 Kettering Contest 4 Gems of Mozart [arr. T. Wright] 2 Harry L. Holding
7th Jun 1884 Southport Contest W Joan of Arc [Round]
2nd Jun 1884 Merthyr Contest 1 Moses in Egypt [arr. Hecker] 2 Harry L. Holding
17th May 1884 Newchurch Contest W The Heavens are Telling [unknown arranger]
10th May 1884 Bolton Contest 5 Hohenlinden 4 Harry L. Holding
26th Apr 1884 Kearsley Contest Hours of Beauty 10 Harry L. Holding
12th Apr 1884 Trawden Contest Gems of Mozart [arr. T. Wright] 7 Harry L. Holding
15th Sep 1883 Bolton Contest The Heavens are Telling [unknown arranger] 21 Harry L. Holding
7th Aug 1883 Caernarfon Contest The Forest Queen 1 Harry L. Holding
6th Aug 1883 Llanidloes Contest W
6th Aug 1883 Cardiff Contest W Rigoletto [arr. Round]
2nd Jul 1883 Kettering Contest 1 Hohenlinden 6 Harry L. Holding
26th May 1883 Southport Contest 3 1 Harry L. Holding
21st Apr 1883 Kearsley Contest Hallelujah Chorus [unknown arranger] 3 Harry L. Holding
24th Mar 1883 Blackrod Contest 5 4 Harry L. Holding
23rd Aug 1882 Denbigh Contest 1 Tannhäuser [unknown arranger] J. Ryder
5th Aug 1882 Glossop Contest W
15th Jul 1882 Pendleton Contest Kyrie and Gloria from Mozart's 12th Mass [arr. Frost] Unknown, do you know?
1st Jul 1882 Pendlebury Contest 2 Hohenlinden 4 H. Holden
22nd Apr 1882 Kersley Moor Contest Marion 6 H. Holden
8th Aug 1881 Pendlebury Contest 3 Unknown, do you know?
9th Jul 1881 Swinton Contest 3 Leisure Hour 1 Benjamin Howarth
Years Contest
1927 1928 1929 Westhoughton Contest

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Notes

Originally formed at Irwell Bank Congregational Church, Lower Kearsley.

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