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Wigan Contest

Sat 21st Nov 1959

Test Piece: English Folk Song Suite
- Ralph Vaughan Williams arr. Frank Wright
Adjudicators: Harry Heyes
Venue: Drill Hall, Powell Street, Wigan

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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Skelmersdale Temperance William Lyon 20 193
2 Hade Edge Harold Swallow 7 191
3 Whaley Bridge J. T. Bamford 6 189
4 Hoggarths J. Eddowes 12 186
Golborne Prize James Mort 1
Linthwaite Silver John Willie Morley 2
Tyldesley Prize Fred Martland 3
Tintwistle Public Jim Belfield 4
Rolls Royce Works J. Hudier 5
North Ashton Les Naylor 8
Haydock Colliery E. Stirrup 9
Hepworth Silver George Kaye 10
Leigh Silver Harry Foxwell 11
Marsden Musical Institute Stuart Garside 13
Prescot Parish Church A. T. Cull 14
Holme Silver Harold Swallow 15
Blackrod Public E. Spibey 16
Lower Ince Temperance T. Morgan 17
Dove Holes Public E. Castledge 18
Crooke Miners Welfare Fred Moss 19
Bolton Borough J. R. Cannon 21
Hinchcliffe Mill Willie Kaye 22
Eagley Mills Ernie Appleyard 23
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Prizes -
1st £30 and trophy,
2nd £15 and trophy,
3rd £8 and trophy,
4th £4 and trophy
7th annual contest promoted by Haigh Band
23 bands competed.


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