KNOTTINGLEY SILVER BAND
by TERRY SPENCER B.A. (Hons), Ph D.
Dedicated to the memory of my adoptive mother
For all her selfless love and sacrifice.
“No occasion, gay or solemn, was without the attendance
of the Silver Prize Band from its foundation outwards.”
John Hargrave, Pontefract & Castleford Express, 1977.
Origin & Early History: circa 1860 - 1900
Chapter Two: The Early
Twentieth Century: 1901 - 1920
Chapter Three: The Mid
Twentieth Century: 1921 - 1945
Chapter Four. The Post War Period: 1945 - 1960
Chapter Five. Decades of Change: 1961 - 1980
Chapter Six. The Late Twentieth Century: 1981 - 2000
Chapter Seven. A New Era: 2001 - 2005
Subsequent chapters will be made available in due course.