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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 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
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) G Tomlinson 21 Flag
Templemore Jack Burch 8 Flag
Thoresby Colliery Welfare William Lippeatt 18 Flag
Webb Ivory (Newhall) Ernest Woodhouse 4 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