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The Register would not exist without the foresight and work of Dr Eva Crane, whose interest in traditional beekeeping structures continued for over 50 years, until her death on 6 September 2007.

Most of the records were sent in by local historians and house-owners, too numerous to list here, but they are named in the records. Their valuable contributions are gratefully acknowledged.

We also thank the following for their help with the Register database:

for grants towards the cost of the work:

for advice and other support:

for help with inputting and design :

for designing the web pages: