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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 U., 1970-1971;assistant archivist, Staffordshire (England) Record Office, 1972-1975;archivist-in-charge, West Yorkshire Archive Svc., Yorkshire Archaeol. Society, Leeds, England, 1976-1994;area manager, West Yorkshire Archive Svc., Wakefield, England, 1994-1997;county archivist, West Yorkshire Archive Svc., Wakefield, England, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: countryside, wildlife, music, local history.

Connections

Married Peter Joseph Thomas, July 29, 1972.

father:
Ronald Gill

mother:
Marjorie (Summerfield) Gill

spouse:
Peter Joseph Thomas