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Higham Ferrers - Band Club

Rushden Echo, 31st August 1900, transcribed by Kay Collins

The members of the Higham Town Band Club have purchased a handsome everlasting wreath for the grave of one of their late members, Mr Richard Houghton, who died at Rushden and was buried recently at Higham.

Rushden Echo, 1st January 1909, transcribed by Kay Collins

A Permanent Wreath has been placed by the Band Club on the grave of the late Mr Harry Stokes who was a member of the club. The wreath bears the following inscription:- “In deepest sympathy from the members of the Higham Ferrers Town Band Club.”

Rushden Echo, 8th October 1909, transcribed by Peter Brown

TOWN BAND CLUB – A whist tournament concluded last night. Result: - 1 H Robinson and H Barnes; 2 D Charles and J Charles; divided 3 G Smith and G Bird, F Shelton and F Robinson.

The Rushden Echo, 12th November 1909, transcribed by Kay Collins

Cribbage – A match in connection with the Club Union Cribbage League was played on Monday night at the Band Club, the visitors being from Higham Athletic. The Band Club won by 28 – 27.

The Rushden Echo, 12th November 1909, transcribed by Kay Collins

Dominoes – Higham Band Club and Rushden W.M.C. teams played at Rushden on Saturday for the possession of the “Old Fogey’s Cup.” The result was a draw of 15 – 15 and Higham, the holders, therefore retain possession.


Rushden Echo, 7th June 1912

Extract from a wedding report:
..... daughter of Mr. J. King Skinner, of Queen-street, Rushden, the conductor of the Higham Ferrers Town Band.


Rushden Echo, 28th January 1921, transcribed by Kay Collins

Cribbage—Playing at the Band Club in the Rushden and District Cribbage League on Monday, Higham Band Club beat Higham Athletic by 28-27.



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