Team

Fossils Galore International Team


Meet the Volunteers that make Fossils Galore what it is today:

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Jamie Jordan

(Founder/Curator)

Favourite Fossil: Big Fish Skeleton (New Species)
Favourite Mineral: Opal
Favourite Geological Epoch: Jurassic
First Find: Cretaceous Bird Footprint
First Location Hunted: Skegness Beach
Small Bio: I started fossil hunting and collecting at the age of 4, I was dinosaur mad and have taken my interest further, opening a one of its kind educational activity centre where people of all ages can learn about what lies beneath our feet.

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Sarah Moore

(Manager)

Favourite Fossil: Orthoceras
Favourite Mineral: Topaz
Favourite Geological Epoch: Plesitocene
First Find: Belemnite
First Location Hunted: Hunstanton Beach

Small Bio: I started with shell collecting and then I found a belemnite fossil on the beach and this intrigued me to start a fossil collection, I stumbled across Fossils Galore on my way home from collage and decided to volunteer so I could learn more about fossils and minerals

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Gary Jordan

(Maintenance)

Favourite Fossil: Belemnite
Favourite Mineral: Diamond
Favourite Geological Epoch: Jurassic
First Find: Ichthyosaur scapular
First Location Hunted: Skegness

Small Bio: I started fossils hunting when my son showed an interest in fossils, I continued to be interested in fossils to help encourage my son to follow his dreams

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Lorraine Jordan

(Tea Shop/Birthday Party Organizer)

Favourite Fossil: Ammonite
Favourite Mineral: Diamond
Favourite Geological Epoch: Jurassic
First Find: Belemnite
First Location Hunted: Kings Dyke

Small Bio: I started fossil hunting when I found out my son was interested in the subject. I went fossil hunting to encourage him in his dream.

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Kirsty Millar-kent

(Educational Advisor)

Favourite Fossil: Ammonite
Favourite Mineral: Amethyst
Favourite Geological Epoch: Precambrian
First Find: Belemnite
First Location Hunted: llangatock Quarry

Small Bio: I found Fossils Galore through my daughters interests. I would really like to learn more and share the knowledge I already have.

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Rachel Mellor

(Gift Shop Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Ammonite
Favourite Mineral: Silicon Carbide
Favourite Geological Epoch: Cretaceous
First Find: Belemnite
First Location Hunted: Dorset

Small Bio: I started with the interest after my Daughter saw a Dinosaur programme on TV and then became fascinated with them. My daughter who was a big fan of Nigel Marven saw that he was going to be at Fossils Galore and this is how I come across Fossils Galore. I then got talking with staff members about becoming a volunteer. I would learn more about the minerals from around the world.

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Tim Naylor

(Preparation Laboratory Technician)

Favourite Fossil: Ammonite
Favourite Mineral: Pyrite
Favourite Geological Epoch: Pleistocene
First Find: Crinoid
First Location Hunted: Yaxley

Small Bio: Coming into Fossils Galore gave me the Impetus to go find fossils for myself, So I searched for areas locally to explore. I would like to learn more about what lies beneath my feet.

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Sian Jones

(Activities Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Ammonite
Favourite Mineral: Amethyst
Favourite Geological Epoch: Carboniferous
First Find: Ammonite
First Location Hunted: Hunstanton 

Small Bio: My interest started when I brought a book on Fossils and Minerals, this led me to start my own collection. I heard about Fossils Galore and decided this would be a good place for me to learn more.

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Abi

(Activity Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Belemnite
Favourite Mineral: Aragonite sputnik
Favourite Geological Epoch: Carboniferous
First Find: Fern Fossil
First Location Hunted: Hunstanton Beach

Small Bio: I have always had an interest in Archaeology and fossils. I would like to find out as much as possible about the different fossils from around the world.

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Lotte

(Activity Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Ammonite
Favourite Mineral: Amethyst
Favourite Geological Epoch: Cretaceous
First Find: Devils Toenail (Bivalve)
First Location Hunted: Hunstanton Beach

Small Bio: I have always had an interest in fossils. I would like to find out as much as possible about the different fossils from around the world.

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Bethany

(Activity Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Sarcosuchus Tooth
Favourite Mineral: Amethyst
Favourite Geological Epoch: Cretaceous
First Find: Ammonite
First Location Hunted: Dorset

Small Bio: I watched Nigel Marvens Walking with Dinosaurs Special and became very interest in Fossils and Dinosaurs. I then discovered Fossils Galore with my Mum and fell in love with being able to learn all about what lies beneath my feet. My goal is to expand my knowledge on Fossils and Minerals, I would love to become a Palaeontologist one day.

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Laura

( Maintenance and General Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Trilobite
Favourite Mineral: Tourmaline
Favourite Geological Epoch: Jurassic
First Find: Ammonite
First Location Hunted: Skegness Beach
Small Bio: My interest in gemstones led me to Fossils Galore. This has developed into a broader interest in Minerals. rocks, crystals and Fossils

 

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George

( Activities Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Shark Teeth
Favourite Mineral: Quartz Geode
Favourite Geological Epoch: Jurassic
First Find: Belemnite
First Location Hunted: Hunstanton Beach
Small Bio: I find it fun to collect and learn all about fossils and crystals. I came to Fossils Galore looking for a volunteering job where I could learn more about the rocks I was collecting

 

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Willow

( Tea Shop Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Trilobite
Favourite Mineral: Sunstone
Favourite Geological Epoch: Jurassic
First Find: Bivalve
First Location Hunted: Hunstanton Beach
Small Bio: I have a large collection of crystals and minerals which is growing every day, I first came into Fossils Galore with my granddaughter as she had also developed an interest in crystals.

 

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Eve

( Preparation Laboratory Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Dinosaur Vertebrae
Favourite Mineral: Amethyst
Favourite Geological Epoch: Jurassic
First Find: Sea Urchin
First Location Hunted: West Runton
Small Bio: I have always had an interest in Fossils and wanted to learn more about them, I saw on Facebook that Fossils Galore were looking for volunteers and decided to get in contact as I was looking for a way to expand my knowledge.

 

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Jamie

( Preparation Laboratory Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Ammonite
Favourite Mineral: Jade
Favourite Geological Epoch: Triassic
First Find: Ammonite
First Location Hunted: Grafham Water
Small Bio: I recently go interested in fossils through a friend who collects different fossils. I found Fossils Galore on facebook and through this would be a great way to learn more about fossils and collecting them.

 

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Morgain

( Activity Volunteer)

Favourite Fossil: Megalodon Tooth
Favourite Mineral: Blue Lace Agate
Favourite Geological Epoch: Jurassic
First Find: Bivalve, (Devils Toe Nail)
First Location Hunted: Hunstanton
Small Bio: I first got interested in fossils from learing about them in school. I got interested in crystals as my nanny collects crystals and showed me her collection. I came to Fossils Galore with nanny, after looking round we both decided to volunteer. I really wanted to learn more about fossils