Minute Book

A meeting of the Band was held this evening in the Band Room. Members present: F Spicer, W Tarbuck, John Redding and G Ward. It was agreed that the band play through the streets on Christmas Eve after 9 or 10 O’clock. And also on Boxing Day commencing 9am. Taking…

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Minute Book

This evening W Tarbuck laid a charge of breaking the Band pledge on a certain occasion against H Tibbles and John Redding. But as the charge could not be proved, it fell to the ground. During investigation both H Tibbles and John Redding voluntarily stated that they had on another…

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Sunday School Treat

The teachers and children attending the Lower Baptist Chapel had their annual treat on Tuesday 28th instant. The scholars met at the school at one o’clock and marched through the town with banners and flags, headed by the Amersham Temperance Brass Band, under the conductorship of Mr G Ward, to…

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Sons of Temperance

Thursday, May 26th will be remembered as a red letter day in the minds of the local division of the above order, owing to the fact that by the kind consent of T.T. Drake Esq., the Town Hall was granted for the purpose of a social tea and gathering of…

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Entertainment

An instruction was given in the Friends meeting House on Thursday March 19th by Cadets of Temperance (Amersham Division) assisted by the Amersham Temperance Band. Mr F J Ward presided and conducted the proceedings, which consisted of dialogue, recitals, solos, duets etc by the Cadets, the whole of which, without…

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Minute Book

As the Sons of Temperance seriously requests the Band to reconsider its decision to sever its connection from the Sons. The Band meet in committee this evening when a communication from Mr A Smith W.P. Chesham Div. Sons of Temperance was read expressing deep regret and earnestly requesting the Band…

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Minute Book

After practice this evening a little discussion arose as to whether this Band should retain its connection with the Sons of Temperance Benefit Society. And it was unanimous resolved that this Band forthwith sever all connection from the Sons of Temperance Benefit Society. And be worked as a ‘Bonafide’ Amersham…

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Minute Book

After practice this evening the secretary said he had inquired and found that by subscribing at once for the ‘Amateur Brass Band Journal’ the whole of the back numbers for this year would be sent without extra charge. It was then resolved that the band at once subscribe for above,…

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Sons of Temperance, Amersham Branch

A public meeting was held in the Town Hall on Tuesday, the 18th inst., under the auspices of the above order, for the purpose of hearing and the address, as previously announced, from Mrs Jennie Walker, the ‘Yorkshire Nightingale’. The Town Hall was again crowded to its utmost capacity, many…

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Minutes of the Amersham Temperance Brass Band

The band was set up as part of the Amersham Division of the ‘Sons of Temperance’ entitling themselves as Amersham Sons of Temperance Brass Band. Initial Members George Ward – Bandmaster Bb Cornet 1st F Spicer Bb Cornet 1st H Tibbles – Chairman Bb Cornet 1st O Edgington Bb Fife…

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