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Item 2017-03-27-09 - Bradford Citizens' Brass Band

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CA BWGPL LHC-BraPh-BW1906-2017-03-27-09


Bradford Citizens' Brass Band


  • 1906 (Creation)

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Edmund Garrett

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The article accompanying this photograph mentions the Brass Band of Bradford, organized in 1870 and directed by John H. Hockridge. It became the 35th Battalion band in 1874, organized by William A. Armstrong.
In this photograph are (named with their instruments): solo B-clarinet, H. Shelson; 1st B-clarinet, D. Sutherland; 2nd B-clarinet, George Simpkins; solo E-clarinet, Thomas Hall; solo B-cornet, William Armstrong (Bandmaster); solo B-cornet, S. Oldham; 1st B-cornet, H. Armstrong; 1st B-cornet, W. Martin; 2nd B-cornet, Robert Faris; solo E-alto, J. Davis; 1st tenor, N. McKinstry; 2nd tenor, W.J. Sutton; solo trombone, John Armstrong; baritone, W. Moore; B-bass, F. Moore (secretary); E-bass, S. Armstrong; E-bass, F. Archer ; bass drum, A. McKinstry; snare drum, W. Turner; cymbals, Fred Stevenson; triangle, Fred Hall.

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  • English

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See Local History Room: LH 071.13Bra Page 16 for more information

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