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Sylvia Thomas

archivist

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Countryside, wildlife, music, local history.

Connections

Married Peter Joseph Thomas, July 29, 1972.