Inspire Tutor - Alexandra Medcalf

Alexandra Medcalf (MA) is a graduate of the University of York’s History Department. She has worked as an Archives Assistant at the Borthwick Institute for Archives since 2008. She specialises in the history of York during the long nineteenth century, particularly the history of mental health, and is currently engaged in a project to index the poor law records for the city parishes. Alexandra is committed to public engagement with archives and has co-ordinated workshops on various subjects, including the Rowntree family and WW1 conscientious objection.

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