History of Hathern Band to 1890
This article by Dave Neville summarises the various newspaper references made to bands in Hathern from 1856. The first mention of Hathern Band seems to be in 1860. The history takes us up to 1890 when a dipute between members led to a court case and the formation of 2 separate Hathern bands. Note that in the Gallery of photos you can see 3 photos of the band from this period.