Mexborough and Swinton Times August 6, 1897
Success of a New Conisborough Musician
It is with pleasure that we announce that Mr Ben Wilson (pupil of Mr M. Soar, of Mexborough), 14 years of age, and who has been leading violinist in the Denaby Main Orchestral Society of some time, has passed his examinations for graduate of the College of Violinists, held at Rotherham on July 14, he having obtained 89 marks.
We understand he intends going in for the honours. Mr Wilson is to be congratulated.