On this page





+44 (0)1382 385543


Alexander du Toit is currently an Archive Cataloguer at Special Collections at Goldsmiths' College, University of London. Previously he was Archivist for the Lochaber Archives (2008-2016), an Assistant Archivist at the main Highland Archives offices in Inverness (2005-2008); an Archives Assistant at Glasgow University Archives Service (2005-2005) and Archivist at the Natal Archives Depot (1990-1991). Alex holds a PhD in English/History entitled ‘Patriotism, Presbyterianism, Liberty and Empire: An Alternative View of the Historical Writing of William Robertson’ from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. As well as having numerous publications to his name he was also an extensive contributor to the new Dictionary of National Biography, (Oxford, 2004), for which he wrote or revised articles on seventeenth-and eighteenth-century subjects (mainly Scottish).