Article | Did Sussex bounty hunter dig up Captain Kidd’s treasure? Hunt for £12m haul of gold coins took charming chancer to hell and back

Published by Daily Mail On-line, written by GLENYS ROBERTS , Tuesday 20th November 2012 One of the most infamous pirates of all time, Captain Kidd was said to have amassed treasure worth £100,000 – a staggering £12 million now – before he was arrested for piracy and murder. He buried a cache somewhere on his travels and at…

Blog Post | Yorkshire’s hoard of mysterious silver and gold

Posted by Martin Wainwright, Thursday 15 November 2012. guardian.co.uk There’s a lot going off in Wakefield at the moment, in spite of hard times, with the Hepworth Wakefield doing consistently well, the Trinity Walk shopping centre adding commercial life and now a newly reorganised museum for the city. This last, along with its sister centre at Pontefract, is energising local young people – it’s included in…