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British Open

Sat 6th Sep 1958

Test Piece: Sunset Rhapsody
- Eric Ball
Adjudicators: Thomas James Powell, Harry Heyes, Denis Wright
Venue: Belle Vue (Kings Hall), Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK

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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Jack Atherton 8 193
2 Besses o' th' Barn Willie Wood 13 188
3 Black Dyke Mills George Willcocks 16 187
4 Foden Motor Works Rex Mortimer 17 185
5 Morris Motors Stanley Boddington 3 183
6 Creswell Colliery George Thompson 14
Vickers Armstrong (Barrow Shipyard) Herbert Sutcliffe 1
Scottish Gas Board Dugald MacBrayne 2
Templemore Alfie Bell 4
Lewis Merthyr Oliver Jones 5
Leyland Motors Harry Oakes 6
Ransome & Marles George Hespe 7
Prescot Cables John Capper 9
Edge Hill William Yates 10
Rushden Temperance William Scholes 11
Irwell Springs Harry Cheshire 12
Grimethorpe Colliery George Thompson 15
W CWS (Manchester)
W Finedon Old Prize
W Wingates Temperance
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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 T.J. Powell.

The contest was split into two rounds. After all the bands performed, the top six in merit played a second time before the final placings were announced. In the second round Fodens played first, followed by Black Dyke Mills, Besses o' th' Barn, Morris Motors, Carlton Main Frickley Colliery and Creswell Colliey.


British Open and Qualifying

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