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British Open

Sat 5th Sep 1959

Test Piece: The Undaunted
- Eric Ball
Adjudicators: Eric Ball, Harold Hind, Frank Wright
Venue: Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK

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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Besses o' th' Barn Willie Wood 13 189
2 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Jack Atherton 16 187
3 Morris Motors Stanley Boddington 8 185
4 Fairey Aviation Leonard Lamb 2 182
5 Templemore Alfie Bell 14 180
6 Brighouse & Rastrick Trevor Walmsley 3 179
Leyland Motors Harry Oakes 1
Foden Motor Works Rex Mortimer 4
Rushden Temperance William Scholes 5
Grimethorpe Colliery George Thompson 6
Wingates Temperance Hugh Parry 7
Blackhall Colliery W. F. Buckley 9
Edge Hill William Yates 10
Agnes Street Ernest Ruddock 11
John Thompson Works Bram Gay 12
Eccles Borough Edward Buttress 15
W Scottish Gas Board
W Creswell Colliery
W Hammond's Sauce Works
W Ransome and Marles
W Munn & Felton's (Footwear)
W Yorkshire Imperial Metals
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Prizes:

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 Alex Mortimer.

Points and withdrawn bands found on contest programme at:
http://manchesterhistory.net/bellevue/brass/1959contest.html


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