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Christopher John Pickford

Christopher John Pickford, British archivist. Fellow Society Antiquaries of London; member Society Archivists (council member 1991-1995, chairman public panel since 1996).

Background

  • Pickford, Christopher John was born on June 2, 1952 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. Son of Calvert Byron Arthur and Doreen Helen (Clarry) Pickford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, Leicester University, 1973. Diploma in archive studies, University College London, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant archivist Hereford (United Kingdom) & Worcester County Council, 1975-1978, Bedfordshire County Council, Bedford, United Kingdom, 1978-1986, county archivist United Kingdom, since 1986.

    Works

    • Author: Bedforshire Clock and Watchmaker's 1352-1800, Bellrames, 1993, Bedfordshire Churches Volunteer I, 1994, books on bells and bellframes, 1986-1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Anglican

    Membership

    Fellow Society Antiquaries of London. Member Society Archivists (council member 1991-1995, chairman public panel since 1996).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, walking, bicycling, travel, church bellringing.

    Connections

    • Married Rosemary Money, April 16, 1983 (divorced 1995).
    • father: Calvert Byron Arthur Pickford
    • mother: Doreen Helen (Clarry) Pickford
    • spouse: Rosemary Money
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    Born June 2, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Leicester University
    • 1975
      University College London
    • 1975 - 1978
      Assistant, archivist Hereford (United Kingdom) & Worcester County Council
    • 1978 - 1986
      Assistant, archivist Hereford (United Kingdom) & Worcester County Council
      Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    • 1986
      Assistant, archivist Hereford (United Kingdom) & Worcester County Council