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.
It’s also timely for the sort of appeal which appeals to the youthful of any age: a mysterious hoard of treasure has been found at Ackworth and Wakefield council needs £5,500 to help keep it in the district. Who was the fugitive or thief who took a brown clay pot, made locally in Wrenthorpe, and stashed it with 591 gold and silver coins before burying it, probably at the height of the English Civil War?
-Taken from Article
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