This project has been the culmination of the efforts of many people and organisations and we would like to record our heartfelt appreciation to them. We thank the people of Thirsk and Sowerby for their participation and we hope that they enjoy this gift for many years to come.

Thanks to :-

The FUNDERS

Castle Garth
• Thirsk Regeneration Initiative
• English Heritage

The Rest
• Local Heritage Initiative which was a partnership between the Heritage Lottery Fund, Nationwide Building Society and the Countryside Agency
• Thirsk Town Council
• Sowerby Parish Council

The SIGNS, PLAQUES, AND INTERPRETATION BOARDS WORKING PARTY
• Janet Watson
• Steve Hoyland
• David Shields
• Jan Marshall

The HISTORIAN
• Cooper Harding

The ARTISTS
• Bob Anderton (for Castle Garth)
At Rural Arts
• Angela Hall
• J. Howes
• Sahra Wye

The SCHOOLS
Children and Staff
• Carton Miniott Community Primary School
• South Kilvington Church of England Primary School
• Sowerby Community Primary School
• Thirsk Community Primary School
• Thirsk School

Thirsk CLOCK
• Young people and staff

The WRITING GROUP
• Ted Marchal
• Lindy Davidson
• Pauline Graham
• Sue Stephenson

The ASSISTANCE
• John Bell
• Yorkshire Museum
• Keith Emerick, English Heritage
• Jan Marshall and Thirsk Museum for postcards
• Ordnance Survey for use of their map

The LANDOWNERS
Who have very kindly allowed us to place the boards on their land
• Hambleton District Council
• John Bell
• John Potter
• North Yorkshire County Council
• Roland Norris
• Sowerby Parish Council
• Thirsk and Sowerby Flatts Preservation Trust
• Thirsk Town Council

The VERY VALUABLE SECRETARIAL ASSISTANCE
• Julie Harron
• Elaine Coulson

The WEB DESIGNER
• Alan Pratt

The MANUFACTURER OF THE BOARDS
• Pryor Signs
(who were very tolerant)

The PRINTERS
Of the leaflet and the postcards
• G Smith of Easingwold

 

The Signs, Plaques and Interpretation Boards working party apologise for any omissions in the above list. All help from everyone was much appreciated.