Dr. Caroline Adams has a doctorate from the University of Chichester, on the significance of Elizabeth I’s progress in Hampshire, Sussex and Surrey in 1591. Until July 2014 she was Senior Archivist at West Sussex Record Office, and is now a freelance archivist and historian. She undertakes historical research for people, including house histories, teaches palaeography and about local and national archives and records, and gives talks on the same. She has run several HLF volunteer projects introducing participants to relevant archives and how to use them.
Caroline is author of a number of journal articles on Elizabeth I and 16th century West Sussex, a co-author of collaborative publications with the library service, and edited Who Are You? Family History Resources in West Sussex Record Office and Recipes from the Archives. She is currently editing an Elizabethan survey of Arundel property for the Sussex Record Society.