Trevor Austin RIP

22nd February 2016 — 18 Comments


I regret to report that Trevor Austin, General Secretary of the National Council for Metal Detecting (NCMD), passed away earlier this evening (22nd February). I send condolences to his family, who don’t wish to be approached at this time.




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18 responses to Trevor Austin RIP

  1. Met Trevor several times ,a lovely man ,who always wanted the best deal ,he could get for all detectorist ,RIP Trevor you will be sadly missed

  2. No, lovely kind natured bloke. With a passion for the hobby and a realistic feel for how it fitted with the rules around it.

  3. R.I.P Trevor, you were a lovely genuine man to know and a credit and great loss to the metal detecting fraternity.
    Condolences to Sue and all his family.

  4. My condolences to his family John… I have never met the man; but from what I have heard, he was a credit to our small community.

  5. R.I.P Trevor, I had the pleasure of knowing Trevor, Sue. No one worked harder for
    the hobby and the NCMD.

    A great loss to the hobby.

  6. Lost for words, as so many are passing over of late.

    Trevor did so much for our hobby.

    Rest in Peace Trevor.

  7. A very sad day indeed for the hobby. We need more like Trevor, he leaves a huge gap that will take some filling, RIP and condolences to his family, Liam

  8. Remember Trevor from the NCMD meetings years ago in the midlands and at rally’s over the years sought his advice when at world council meeting in USA with the late Gerald Costello talked about Malta with him last time we met all the best Trevor , Dave dickinson

  9. Another one of the early detectorists has done his last dig! Volunteers are hard to come by and Trevor will be greatly missed!

  10. Never met Trevor but when I spoke on the ‘phone he was incredibly helpful and had a wealth of knowledge about the detecting hobby. Thinking of his family at this very sad time. RIP lovely man.

  11. Met Trevor a few times at rallys, he will be sadly missed. RIP Trev

  12. mid devon detectors club 23rd February 2016 at 5:46 PM

    very helpful man on the phone credit to the hobby

  13. R.I.P Trevor it was a privilege to have known you, in my humble opinion nobody worked as hard in the early days to promote this fantastic hobby in a good light. My condolences to Sue and all family

  14. “I am shocked and saddened on hearing of Trevor’s passing.
    My sincere condolences to his wife Sue and Trevor’s family
    You will be missed Trevor for sure”
    Desi Dunne

  15. Very sorry to read this sad news. He will be remembered, together with Gerald Costello, for his constant hard work in formalising our great hobby. So much so that we became respected by many of the Academics who initially sought to get the hobby banned. RIP

  16. Love you Trevor R.I.P Condolences Sue x

  17. RIP Trevor , another sad loss too the hobby , Del (coinshooter)

  18. I cannot believe it as I have only just got back into metal detecting. I have dealt with Trevor for many years and he will be sadly missed.

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