Meet the Archivists

Christine Hughes

began her career in information management in 1985 when she joined the staff of the Chiswick District Library.This was followed by a post at Richmond College Library, and later at Richmond Reference Library.  From there she moved to the City of Westminster Archives Centre.She further broadened her experience by taking a post at the library and technical records archive of British Maritime Technology Ltd.Over a period of some
twenty years Christine has gained a wide range of experience in library and archive work.In 1999 she was awarded an Open University Batchelor of Arts honours degree in music and religious studes. In 2003 Christine was appointed Assistant Archivist at the Generalate of the Sisters of Nazareth at Nazareth House, Hammersmith.In January 2011 she was promoted to the post of General Archivist.

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Dr Hughes

had already been involved in archive work in a voluntary capacity for 15 years, when he embarked on a full-time career as a self-employed independent archivist in 1989. He is a member of the Society of Archivists, the British Records Association, the Catholic Archives Society, and the Church of England Record Society. At the Church of England Record Centre he was responsible for the archive of the Liturgical Commission, and historical records relating to dioceses and bishops. He has arranged three generalate archives and two provincial archives of five catholic women’s congregations, as well as those of two anglican religious societies. He has acted as archives consultant for several religious congregations, for the secretariat of an African bishops’ conference, and for an African diocese. Dr. Hughes was the General Archivist of the Sisters of Nazareth from 1993 to 2010.  He now holds a supportive post as  Archives Consultant which includes a particular responsibility for the history of the Congregation and its foundress, Victoire Larmenier