YLM Database

Chatteris Museum

14 Church Lane
PE16 6JA

Website: http://www.chatterismuseum.org.uk/

Parent Organisation:
Funded by:

Independent Charitable Trust

YLM Entry Submitted: Yes

How many human remains are in its collection, and how many of those are of ancient British provenance, pre-Christian or in other way Pagan?:

The museum holds three pieces, all probably RomanoBritish

Total: 3

How many of these human remains are well documented, with clear context of date and place of exhumation?:

There is no documentation – no information has ever been recorded.

Where there are ancestors in store, is there a history of use?:


Where there are ancestors in store, is there potential for use, in display, education or scientific analysis?


Does the museum have a disposal policy, and is it including HR with negligible potential in its discussions about disposal?:Yes

Yes, the museum has a disposal policy which addresses the issue of human remains.

What sources of information about these human remains are in the public domain and where?:

The three pieces are listed on the museum’s records, which are available for the visiting public to view.

Does the museum have ancestors (human remains) on display?:

Does the museum hold any iconic ancestors, ie. complete skeletons with a well documented story, or those considered of national or local importance, and are these on display?:


25 October, 2010