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British Open

Sat 1st Sep 1956

Test Piece: Tam O'Shanter's Ride [Wright]
- Denis Wright
Adjudicators: Frank Wright, Thomas James Powell, Denis Wright
Venue: Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK

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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Fairey Aviation Harry Mortimer 13 192
2 CWS (Manchester) Alex Mortimer 8 191
3 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Jack Atherton 12 187
4 Ferodo Works George Hespe 9 184
5 Besses o' th' Barn Willie Wood 5 180
6 Creswell Colliery George Thompson 7 177
John White Footwear George Thompson 1
Ransome & Marles Eric Ball 2
Leyland Motors Harold Moss 3
CWS (Glasgow) Elgar Clayton 4
Yorkshire Copperworks Bernard Burns 6
Wingates Temperance Hugh Parry 10
Edge Hill William Yates 11
Sankey's Castle Works Tom Francis 14
Crossley's Carpet Works Willie Wood 15
Rushden Temperance William Scholes 16
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1st: 150 plus 2,000 Gold Trophy plus 'Sunday Chronicle' Trophy.
2nd: 120 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: 80
4th: 50
5th: 30
6th: 20

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The test piece was specially composed for the contest.

The Iles Medal was presented to Denis Wright OBE.

(Courtesy of www.4barsrest.com)

British Open and Qualifying

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