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archivist

Robin Whittaker, British archivist. Registered archivist. Member Society Archivists, Worcestershire Archaeol. Society (chairman since 1994), Worcestershire History Society (council member since 1988)., Wordsworth-Coleridge Association.

Background

Whittaker, Robin was born on February 16, 1951 in Worcester, England. Son of Peter Frank and Dorothy Margaret (Hobday) Whittaker.

Education

Master of Arts, Keble College, Oxford University, England, 1972. Diploma in archive administration, University College Wales, Aberystwyth, 1975.

Career

Spares coordinator, Metal Box Company, Worcester, 1973;progress chaser, Metal Castings Doehler, Worcester, 1973-1974;senior committee administrator, Hereford and Worcester County Council, 1982-1987;senior assistant archivist, Hereford and Worcester Record Office, 1975-1982;assistant county archivist, Hereford and Worcester Record Office, 1987-1996;senior assistant county archivist, Hereford and Worcester Record Office, since 1996. Visiting lecturer U. Birmingham, England, since 1976.

Achievements

  • Registered archivist.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society, since 1983.

Membership

Member Society Archivists, Worcestershire Archaeol. Society (chairman since 1994), Worcestershire History Society (council member since 1988)., Wordsworth-Coleridge Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cricket, works of Coleridge, badminton, guitar, book collecting.

Connections

Married Sarah Jane Sealey, September 2, 1978. Children: Catherine Hannah, Thomas Aaron.

father:
Peter Frank Whittaker

mother:
Dorothy Margaret (Hobday) Whittaker

spouse:
Sarah Jane Sealey

children:
Catherine Hannah Whittaker

Thomas Aaron Whittaker