Sat 15th Sep 1888
|I Played At This Contest|
|1||Rawtenstall Borough||Thomas German|
|2||Haslingden Temperance||Charles Woodcock|
|3||Radcliffe and Pilkington||Unknown, do you know?|
|4||Bredbury and Romiley||Unknown, do you know?|
|5||Stretford Village||Unknown, do you know?|
|Droylsden Village||Unknown, do you know?|
|Northwich||Unknown, do you know?|
|St James Gorton||Unknown, do you know?|
|Verdin Adelaide||Unknown, do you know?|
Prizes - 1st £12, 2nd £7.10s., 3rd £4, 4th £2, 5th £1.
The 4 withdrawals were owing to the darkness and unable to see their music.
9 bands competed.
16 bands entered