First I would like to thank Suzie Thomas and Stuart Campbell for their support, as well as the opportunity to speak at the Newcastle conference and publish elements of my doctoral research in this special issue. Special thanks are also due to those I have worked with who have contributed a great deal to my research; they include: John Andrews, Jon Pettet, Tom Lucking, Mick Brown and Jock Graham. Thanks should also go to James Crombie, David Booth and Steven Hunt. I would also like to thank my doctoral supervisor, Dr Tony Pollard, for his continual support and for sharing his thoughts on metal detecting.


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