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British Open

Date: 6 Sep 1975
Venue: King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester
Adjudicator(s): William Relton, Roy Newsome, Elgar Howarth
Test piece: Fireworks (Elgar Howarth)

Pos Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Wingates Temperance Richard Evans 22 193 Flag
2 Fairey Kenneth Dennison 14 191 Flag
3 Yorkshire Imperial Metals Trevor Walmsley 3 190 Flag
4 Cory Major H Arthur Kenney 17 189 Flag
5 Skellerup Woolston Mervyn Waters 6 188 Flag
6 Stanshawe (Bristol) Walter Hargreaves 5 186 Flag
Besses o' th' Barn Ifor James 13 Flag
Brighouse & Rastrick James Scott 9 Flag
Burton Constructional (Newhall) Ernest Woodhouse 4 Flag
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Robert Oughton 19 Flag
City of Coventry Albert Chappell 7 Flag
Coventry School of Music Leonard Pepper 10 Flag
Desford Colliery Welfare Robert Mandell 2 Flag
Ever Ready (GB) Eric Cunningham 1 Flag
Hammonds Sauce Works Geoffrey Whitham 12 Flag
Lindley John Harrison 16 Flag
Morris Concert Walter Rees 15 Flag
Patchogue Plymouth Peter Kitson 11 Flag
RHP (Newark) Geoff Tomlinson 21 Flag
Templemore Jack Burch 8 Flag
Thoresby Colliery Welfare (DOSCO) William Lippeatt 18 Flag
Whitburn Burgh Derek Broadbent 20 Flag
Woodfalls Courtney Bosanko 23 Flag

Black Dyke Mills barred from competing owing to their hat-trick in the preceding three years

Grimethorpe Colliery also barred due to the association with Elgar Howarth, composer of the test piece