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Port Sunlight Contest

Sat 15th Aug 1891

Format: Own Choice Test Piece Contest
Adjudicators: Joseph Owen Shepherd
Venue: Thornton Manor, Port Sunlight, Cheshire

Position Band Conductor Music Draw Points
1 Skelmersdale Old William Rimmer The Bohemian Girl (arr. Rimmer) 1 104
2 Widnes Wesleyan William Rimmer Linda di Chamounix [unknown arranger] 5 100
3 Gossages Soap Works J. Tomlinson The Bohemian Girl [unknown arranger] 2 99
4 Tranmere Good Templars George Allen The Bohemian Girl [unknown arranger] 3 94
5 Warrington Catholic T. Meredith Nonpareil 7 87
6 Birkenhead Borough W. J. Bryant Romeo and Juliet [unknown composer, unknown arranger] 1 72
7 Birkenhead Mission T. Jenkins Starry Crown of Heaven 6 62

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Contest organised at fete for employees of W.H.Lever of Port Sunlight Works. Held at Lever's home.
7 bands competed.

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