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archivist

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;assistant archivist, Bedfordshire County Council, Bedford, United Kingdom, 1978-1986;county archivist, Bedfordshire County Council, Bedford, United Kingdom, since 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, walking, cycling, 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