Working with the world's falconry clubs through the International Association for Falconry
Supporting regional archives of falconry artefacts
Ensuring that irreplaceable items and records are not lost
Linking falconers in 60 countries.
An information hub for world falconry, conservation and breeding
Ensuring a good image for world falconry
Promoting access to physical archives
Linking all physical archives and promoting access
Providing source material for the media.
How will it work?
Artefacts can be physically gifted to the Trust
Alternatively they may remain with the owners or their heirs, but will be recorded by the Trust, copied or photographed for posterity
Artefacts may be gifted to the Trust on death of the owner
The website will be the sole method of accessing the archive
Physical access may be available at the discretion of the trustees, and the owner
Items will be added regionally through a committee of editors
Access to the Falconry Heritage Trust website will be free but downloading of archive material may attract a usage charge or subscription.
What will be on the Trust website?
Historical material - manuscripts, texts, art
Images of physical items - hoods, bells, gloves etc
Educational material for modern falconry
The Falconry Heritage Trust will provide links to items in independent collections such as:
National and regional falconry clubs
Other national collections
The Falconry Heritage Trust is inviting applications for grants and scholarships. More details are in News section.
Company registration number: 05401103; Registered Charity Number 1125033
Did you know...?
In the famous book by Susanne Hart "Life with Daktari" (Two vets in East Africa) Book of the Month Cluib, London, 1969 on plate 13 John Savidge and his sparrow hawk [Chapter 9) is shown on the black-white photo. Bird is very large.
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Falconry Heritage Trust
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Phone: within the UK (01267) 233864
and from abroad +44 1267 233864
Fax: within the UK (01267) 233864