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National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final)

Sat 17th Oct 1953

Test Piece: Diadem of Gold
- George Bailey arr. Frank Wright
Adjudicators: Thomas James Powell, J. A. Greenwood
Venue: Empress Hall, Earl's Court, County of London, England, UK

National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final) 1953
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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Fodens Motor Works Harry Mortimer 10 190
2 CWS (Manchester) Jack Atherton 3 187
3 Creswell Colliery George Hespe 17 185
4 Rushden Temperance William Scholes 15 184
5 Ransome & Marles David Aspinall 9 183
6 Fairey Aviation Harry Mortimer 6 182
7 Govan Burgh Gregor Grant 18
Crookhall Colliery William Lowes 1
Tullis Russell Drake Rimmer 2
Harton Colliery Norman Piper 6
Morris Motors Harry Mortimer 7
Black Dyke Mills Alex Mortimer 8
Hanwell Eric Bravington 8
Parc & Dare William Scholes 11
Woodfalls Sydney Clarke 12
Brighouse & Rastrick Eric Ball 13
Wallsend Shipyard Walter B. Hargreaves 14
Camborne Fred Roberts 16
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Frank Wright was the appointed referee.


1st: 200 Guineas
2nd: 150 Guineas
3rd: 75 Guineas
4th: 50 Guineas

The youngest player, and only girl at the contest was 10 year old Mary Bailey with the Woodfalls Band.

At 4.45pm the announcement of the results and the winning band playing a piece of its own choice was played on BBC Radio.

1953 was the second year in succession that the contest took place at the Empress Hall, Earl's Court.

The contest started at 10.30am

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Printed from https://brassbandresults.co.uk/