Sarah-Joy Maddeaux

Address: Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6YT

Telephone: 03330132467


Role within the OHS:

·       Regional Networker for East of England (Essex)


Current professional role:

·       Sound Archivist



·       Essex Sound and Video Archive (Essex Record Office)


Current projects:

In my current role as Sound Archivist, I support local organisations to run oral history projects, providing training and adding the resulting recordings to our collections at the Essex Sound and Video Archive.


Previous projects:

·       Project Officer for Lottery Funded You Are Hear: sound and a sense of place project run by the Essex Record Office: cataloguing sound recordings including oral history interviews and encouraging engagement with them ( (2014-2018).

·       Collaborative Doctoral Award with the University of Bristol and Bristol Zoo, including recording oral history interviews with past employees, visitors, and trustees (2009-2013).



·       Archiving oral history interviews and managing both analogue and digital recordings.

·       Encouraging engagement with oral history interviews.

·       Conducting training on recording oral history interviews.


Contact email:



Professional qualifications:

·       MSc(Econ) in Archive Administration (Aberystwyth University)

·       Registered Member of the Archives and Records Association