Competition results archive

London District Devonshire Cup

First held in 1923.

Key to results:
Companies listed alongside each other indicate a combined team for the competition.
Companies with separate listings but the same placing indicate they were tied.
* indicates an incomplete result.

1923 competition - held on Wednesday 2nd May 1923 at Royal Albert Hall *

Test piece: Bugler. Judge: Drum-Major J Winter. Trophy presented by Sir James Devonshire, London District President.

1st: 76th London BB

1924 competition *

Test piece: Joffre

1st: 76th London BB

1925 competition *

Test piece: Freedom

1st: 1st Enfield BB

1926 competition *

Test piece: Jellicoe

1st: 8th South Essex BB

1927 competition *

Test piece: St George

1st: 58th London BB

1928 competition *

Test piece: Liberty

1st: 1st London BB

1929 competition *

Test piece: Advance

1st: 58th London BB

1930 competition *

Test piece: Raleigh

1st: 1st London BB

1931 competition *

Test piece: St Andrew

1st: 1st London BB

1932 competition *

Test piece: Subaltern

1st: 6th London BB

1933 competition *

Test piece: Boys' Brigade Jubilee March

1st: 58th London BB

1934 competition *

Test piece: The Second Half Century

1st: 76th London BB

1935 competition *

Test piece: Devonshire

1st: 1st London BB

1936 competition *

Test piece: Roxburgh

1st: 2nd West Kent BB

1937 competition *

Test piece: The Chief

1st: 76th London BB

1938 competition *

Test piece: Drum Major

1st: 6th London BB

1939 competition *

Test piece: Caledonia

1st: 58th London BB

1940 competition *

Test piece: Carden

1st: 58th London BB

1942 competition *

Test piece: Caledonia

1st: 62nd London BB

1943 competition *

Test piece: Bugler

1st: 6th London BB

1944 competition *

Test piece: King's Own

1st: 92nd London BB

1945 competition *

Test piece: Valentine

1st: 6th London BB

1946 competition *

Test piece: British Boys

1st: 6th London BB

1947 competition *

Test piece: Ypres

1st: 4th London BB

1948 competition *

Test piece: Gurkha Rifles

1st: 92nd London BB

1949 competition *

Test piece: Joffre

1st: 6th London BB

1950 competition *

Test piece: Freedom

1st: 21st London BB

1951 competition *

Test piece: Jubilee

1st: 1st Slough BB

1952 competition *

Test piece: Drum Major

1st: 5th London BB

1953 competition *

Test piece: Lensidern

1st: 1st Enfield BB

1954 competition *

Test piece: St George

1st: 21st London BB

1955 competition *

Test piece: Jellicoe

1st: 6th London BB

1956 competition *

Test piece: Royal Albert Hall

1st: 3rd Enfield BB

1957 competition *

Test piece: Sangate

1st: 127th London BB

1958 competition *

Test piece: Essex Boys

1st: 7th Mid Surrey BB

1959 competition *

Test piece: British Boys

1st: 1st Ruislip BB

1960 competition *

Test piece: Roxburgh

1st: 79th London BB

1961 competition *

Test piece: Felden

1st: 1st Kenton BB

1962 competition *

Test piece: Beatty

1st: 11th East Surrey BB

1963 competition *

Test piece: Joffre

1st: 11th East Surrey BB

1964 competition *

Test piece: Diamond

1st: 11th East Surrey BB

1965 competition *

Test piece: New London

1st: 73rd London BB

1966 competition *

Test piece: Carronvale

1st: 73rd London BB

1967 competition *

Companies were allowed to choose their own test piece.

1st: 73rd London BB

1968 competition *

Test piece: Parsons Green

1st: 73rd London BB

1969 competition *

Test piece: Monty

1st: 73rd London BB

1970 competition *

Companies were allowed to choose their own test piece. The 73rd London BB performed Parsons Green.

1st: 73rd London BB

1971 competition *

Test piece: Larbert

1st: 4th London BB

1972 competition *

Test piece: Royal Albert Hall

1st: 3rd Enfield BB

1973 competition *

Test piece: Devonshire

1st: 1st Enfield BB

1974 competition *

Test piece: Falkland

1st: 13th Bromley BB

1975 competition *

Test piece: Officer Cadet

1st: 13th Bromley BB

1976 competition *

Test piece: Valentine

1st: 4th London BB

1977 competition *

Test piece: Jubilee

1st: 1st Enfield BB

1978 competition *

Test piece: Thames Valley

1st: 3rd Enfield BB

1979 competition *

Test piece: Diamond

1st: 3rd Enfield BB

1980 competition *

Test piece: Guildhall

1st: 14th West Kent BB

1981 competition *

Test piece: Shamrock

1st: 14th West Kent BB

1982 competition *

Test piece: Felden

1st: 3rd Enfield BB

1983 competition - not held

1984 competition *

1st: 4th Sutton BB

1985 competition *

1st: 4th Sutton BB

1986 competition *

1st: 5th Mid Surrey BB

1987 competition *

1st: 5th Mid Surrey BB

1988 competition *

1st: 11th Kingston and Merton BB

1989 competition *

1st: 5th Mid Surrey BB

1990 competition *

1st: 5th Mid Surrey BB

1991 competition *

1st: 5th Mid Surrey BB

1992 competition *

1st: 5th Mid Surrey BB

1993 competition *

1st: 14th West Kent BB

1994 competition *

1st: 5th Mid Surrey BB

1995 competition *

1st: 5th Mid Surrey BB

1996 competition *

1st: 10th Ealing BB

1997 competition *

1st: 10th Ealing BB

1998 competition *

1st: East Zone

1999 competition *

1st: East Zone

2000 competition - held on Saturday 15th April 2000 at Archbishop Michael Ramsey School, Camberwell

1st: 1st Warley BB/1st Cranham BB/17th Waltham Forest BB (126.5 points)
2nd: 1st Warley BB (121.5 points)
3rd: 6th West Kent BB/GA (120.3 points)
4th: 6th West Kent BB (96 points)

2001 competition *

1st: 1st Warley BB/1st Cranham BB

2002 competition *

1st: 1st Warley BB/1st Cranham BB/17th Waltham Forest BB

2003 competition - held on Saturday 5th April 2003 at Archbishop Michael Ramsey School, Camberwell

1st: 1st Hillingdon BB/2nd Uxbridge GB (171 points)
2nd: 1st Warley BB/1st Cranham BB (167 points)
3rd: 1st Hillingdon BB (165.5 points)
4th: 3rd Bromley BB (162.5 points)
5th: 1st Barnet BB (158.5 points)
6th: 1st Barnet BB/GA (158.25 points)
7th: 1st Enfield BB/Amicus/3rd Enfield BB (157.5 points)
8th: 6th West Kent BB/GA (155.5 points)
9th: 1st Enfield BB (151 points)
10th: 6th West Kent BB (150.25 points)

2004 competition - not held

2005 competition *

1st: 1st Cranham BB/1st Cranham GB

2006 competition - held on Saturday 1st April 2006 at Archbishop Michael Ramsey School, Camberwell

1st: 1st Enfield BB/Amicus/3rd Enfield BB
2nd: 1st Cranham BB/1st Warley BB
3rd: 1st Enfield BB
4th: 3rd Bromley BB

2007 competition - held on Saturday 21st April 2007 at Kemnal Technology College, Sidcup

1st: 1st Enfield BB (180 points)
2nd: 1st Enfield BB/Amicus/3rd Enfield BB (168.5 points)
3rd: 3rd Bromley BB (167.5 points)
4th: 1st Warley BB (161 points)

2008 competition - held on Saturday 19th April 2008 at Kemnal Technology College, Sidcup *

1st: 1st Enfield BB/Amicus/3rd Enfield BB

2009 competition - held on Saturday 14th March 2009 at Lancaster Road URC (1st Enfield HQ)

1st: 3rd Bromley BB (61.5 points)
2nd: 1st Enfield BB/Amicus/3rd Enfield BB (57.5 points)

2010 competition - held on Saturday 13th March 2010 at Oasis Academy Enfield

1st: 10th Ealing BB (86.75 points)
2nd: 3rd Bromley BB (78 points)
3rd: 1st Enfield BB/Amicus/3rd Enfield BB (74.5 points)
4th: 14th West Kent BB/GA (74 points)
5th: 1st Orpington GB (72.5 points)
6th: 2nd West Kent BB (71.5 points)

2011 competition - held on Saturday 2nd April 2011 at Darrick Wood Academy, Orpington

1st: 10th Ealing BB (95.5 points)
2nd: 1st Orpington GB (89 points)
3rd: 3rd Bromley BB (88.5 points)
4th: 14th West Kent BB/GA (77.5 points)

2012 competition - not held

2013 competition - held on Saturday 23rd March 2013 at Oasis Academy Enfield

1st: 3rd Bromley BB (178 points)
2nd: 10th Ealing BB (174 points)
3rd: Kingston, Merton and Mid-Surrey Battalion (157 points)

2014 competition - held on Saturday 29th March 2014 at Christ Church Bexleyheath (14th West Kent HQ)

1st: 2nd West Kent BB/14th West Kent BB/GA (75 points)
1st: 10th Ealing BB (75 points)
3rd: 1st Orpington GB (71 points)
4th: 3rd Bromley BB (70 points)
5th: Kingston, Merton and Mid-Surrey Battalion (55 points)

2015 competition - held on Saturday 18th April 2015 at Bishop Ramsey School, Ruislip

Test piece: Stedfast

1st: 10th Ealing BB (73 points)
2nd: 2nd West Kent BB/14th West Kent BB/GA (72 points)
3rd: 1st Hillingdon BB/GA (70 points)
4th: 1st Enfield BB/Amicus/3rd Enfield BB (61 points)

2016 competition - held on Saturday 30th April 2016 at Oasis Academy Enfield

Test piece: Larbert

1st: 10th Ealing BB (78 points)
2nd: 3rd Bromley BB/1st Orpington GB (67 points)
3rd: 1st Hillingdon BB/GA (57 points)
3rd: 2nd West Kent BB/7th West Kent BB/GA/14th West Kent BB/GA (57 points)

2017 competition - held on Saturday 25th March 2017 at Oasis Academy Enfield

Test piece: First for Boys

1st: 3rd Bromley BB/1st Orpington GB (73 points)
2nd: 2nd West Kent BB/7th West Kent BB/GA/14th West Kent BB/GA (72 points)
3rd: 1st Barnet BB/GA (47 points)

2018 competition - held on Saturday 14th July 2018 at Christ Church Bexleyheath (14th West Kent HQ)

1st: 2nd West Kent BB/14th West Kent BB/GA (88.5 points)
2nd: 3rd Bromley BB/1st Orpington GB (86.5 points)

2019 competition - held on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at Bishop Ramsey School, Ruislip

1st: 2nd West Kent BB/14th West Kent BB/GA (74.33 points)
2nd: 4th Ealing BB/10th Ealing BB (74 points) Competed as 'The Mark Myhan Band'
3rd: 3rd Bromley BB/1st Orpington GB (64 points)

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