Yorkshire Garland


The Yorkshire Garland Committee gratefully acknowledge the wide ranging support the Group has already received in the following areas:-

Sponsorship and General support

Nigel and Mary Hudleston (deceased), but for whose work this venture would never have started
Rose Wheeler, heiress of the Hudleston Estate
The Local Heritage Initiative and the Heritage Lottery Fund
The Board of Tension Technology International Ltd
Bob Watson MBE, Director, and the Yorkshire Waterways Museum and Sobriety Project 
The Borthwick Institute of York with whom we are discussing archiving facilities

Bid Preparation

John Gall of Beamish
Malcolm Taylor OBE of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library
Graham and Sam Pirt of Ethno England

Music Transcription, ABC text, Proofreading and Keyword allocation

Mark Ellison of Harrogate , Mary Garrison of York, Mick Pearce of Worksop, and Bill Sowerby of Hull

Provision of Photos, Illustrations, CDs, Slideshows

Vicki Appleyard of Goole 
North Yorkshire County Council Unnetie Digital Archive b & w images
Photographer John Patrick 
Photographer Phil Myers 
The Hebden Bridge Web 
The Craven Herald

Singers and Musicians recorded for The Yorkshire Garland Website

Fred Banks(dec), Mark Ellison of Harrogate, John Cocking of Holmfirth, George Collinson of Pembrokeshire. Norman Creaser(dec), Jim Eldon of Hull, Margaret Gardham of Hull, Maggie Graham of Hull, John Greaves of Littlebeck, Mick Haywood of Whitby, Roger Hinchliffe of Fulwood, Ken Hinchliffe of Devon , Geoff Lawes of Hull, Peter Meese of Pateley, Will Noble and John Cocking of Holme Valley, Jim Potter and Three Score and Ten of Barnsley, Hilary Simpson of West Morton, Bill Sowerby of Hull , Brian Thorp of Holmfirth and Richard Wastling of Hull

Collectors contributing recordings

Ruairidh Greig of Grimsby
Janet Topp Fargion of The British Library Sound Archive (for permission to publish the Steve Gardham collection)

Others who gave us technical support, advice and contacts

Johnny Adams of Ripponden : Hazel Bolton of Redcar, Dave Eyre of Sheffield, Pete Fletcher of Lockington, Howard Kaplan of Canada.

Support from other sources

ArtsAway, East Riding Dialect Society, Sheffield University Music Dept, Traditional Song Forum, Yorkshire Dales Workshops, Yorkshire Folk Arts and the organisers of the following folk festivals:- Barnsley, Bradfield TMW, Cleckheaton, Helmsley, Holmfirth, Saddleworth, Saltburn ,Sheffield, Shepley, Whitby.


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