Sebastopol Brass Band c1900

A Sebastopol Brass Band was formed in 1880 under bandmaster Sammy Prout.

 

Prior to that there is a report of the Sebastopol Brass Band playing at a Games day on Boxing Day 1870.

 

The photo includes Will Peart, John Peart, Samuel Prout and Arthur Prout.

 

It was presented to Councillor Dickinson who was a Councillor from 1864 to 1906 when he died. He was Mayor three times.

 

Thanks to Bob Pattie.

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Taken on November 7, 2010