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THANK YOU !  To everybody who has helped with SAM’s Exhibition Space

  • The British Museum for the use of their copyright images and particularly all the help from Curator of Iron Age Julia Farley

  • David J. Illingworth for his painting of the Kirkburn Sword and permission to use his other images.

  • Imerys Minerals Ltd. Beverley, for donating chalk for the reconstructed grave.

  • Yvonne Inall, Hull University, for use of her spear posters and information.

  • Dr. Peter Halkon, Hull University for the use of his posters and information from his book ‘The Parisi’.

  • Silkeborg Museum, Denmark, for the use of their copyright image of the Tollund man.

  • James White, Butcher, Hutton Cranswick, for supplying the pig joints used as the reconstructed grave offerings.

  • SAM’s visitors whose kind donations funded the project.

  • SAM’s volunteers whose hard work and expertise brought the display to life.


SAM is grateful to the following organisations for their contributions to the ongoing success of the museum:

  • British Museum for the loan of the replica chariot and permission to use their copyright digital images.

  • BBC Active for providing the DVD of the Meet the Ancestors programme and permission to use it for educational purposes.

  • Castell Henllys for providing copyright digital images and allowing SAM to use them in our displays

  • DEFRA Rural Enterprise Scheme for funding purchase of display cabinets

  • Driffield Lions for funding support.

  • East Riding Archaeological Society for funding SAM’s leaflet production.

  • East Riding of Yorkshire County Council for funding purchase of spotlights, laminator and associated consumables,

  • Grassroots scheme for funding the purchase of projecting equipment etc.

  • J&R Howard Charitable Trust for contributing to the funding of the Wetwang chariot display.

  • JS & EC Rymer Charitable Trust for funding support.

  • JSR Farming Group for use and help with maintenance of the museum premises, the provision of a storage container and helping in so many ways.

  • LEADER Coast, Wolds, Wetlands & Waterways for funding conservation and display refurbishment 2011/12.

  • Middleton Fund for contributing to the funding of the chariot display.

  • National Lottery (Awards for All) for funding support

  • Sir James Reckitt Charity for contributing to the funding of the chariot display.

  • Yorkshire Forward for funding the purchase of IT equipment

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