Metal detecting holidays in England

with the Worlds most successful metal detecting club

Twinned with Midwest Historical Research Society USA

 

 
 
In memory of great friends and members that are no longer with us

Sad news that an old member Texas Jim lost his battle with cancer and has passed away recently. Great hunter who will be sadly missed

 

 

22nd Nov 2008

I got some sad news from Chicago Ron yesterday that one of our senior members has passed away. He will sadly missed by the members.

'Chicago Lloyd past away this morning. He was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer in Jan.
I will always remember his friendship, love of life and love of detecting!
He was a good friend and a great man.
Chicago Ron

One of our club members fell in action on the 26th March 2008 while digging his last hole. Greg was great guy and a dedicated detectorist to the end still clutching his spade. A memorial to Greg is being placed by the field in which he fell. He 'died with his boots on' which is fitting end to any detectorist. The members salute you.

Greg (left) with his team

Vancouver Mac 2006 - Wis Wayne 2005

Van Mac was one of our first and oldest members and at 84 put all the younger members to shame with his dedication. Even with failing health you could not get him to stop swinging till dusk !!

Wis Wayne - Just a great fun guy that showed all the attributes that makes a great detectorist.

The Wayne Otto Memorial cup is presented each year for the detectorist with these best attributes during the season

Alaskan Zeke 2006

Zeke was loved by all the guys that hunted with him for his great humour even while getting skunked. I remember the day Zeke got his first hammered silver an hour before the end of the hunt !!

 

All these guys will be sadly missed by the members that had the privilege to hunt with them