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Sylvia Thomas

Sylvia Thomas, British archivist. Member Association Chief Archivists, Yorkshire Archaeol. Society (member council since 1976), Society Archivists.

Background

  • Thomas, Sylvia was born on October 18, 1947 in Harpenden, England. Daughter of Ronald and Marjorie (Summerfield) Gill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Classics with honors, Newnham College, Cambridge, England, 1970. Master of Arts, Newnham College, Cambridge, England, 1974. Diploma in records/archive administration, University Liverpool, England, 1972.

    Career

    • Library. trainee Queen Mary College, London University, 1970-1971. Assistant archivist Staffordshire (England) Record Office, 1972-1975. Archivist-in-charge West Yorkshire Archive Service, Yorkshire Archaeol.

      Society, Leeds, England, 1976-1994. Area manager West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield, England, 1994-1997, county archivist England, since 1997.

    Works

    • Honorary general editor book series Yorkshire Archaeological Society Record Series, 1987-1998.

    Membership

    Member Association Chief Archivists, Yorkshire Archaeol. Society (member council since 1976), Society Archivists.

    Personality

    Interests

    Countryside, wildlife, music, local history.

    Connections

    • Married Peter Joseph Thomas, July 29, 1972.
    • father: Ronald Gill
    • mother: Marjorie (Summerfield) Gill
    • spouse: Peter Joseph Thomas
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    Born October 18, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Newnham College
    • 1974
      Newnham College
    • 1972
      University Liverpool
    • 1970 - 1971
      Library trainee, Queen Mary College
    • 1972 - 1975
      assistant, archivist Staffordshire (England) Record Office
    • 1976 - 1994
      archivist-in-charge West Yorkshire Archive Service
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1994 - 1997
      area manager, West Yorkshire Archive Service
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1997
      area manager, West Yorkshire Archive Service