Marian Aird, MA (Cantab) MA

Location: France

Membership Grade: Advanced Professional Member

Contact Info

Phone: 0033 (0)385 546515
Mobile: 00 33 (0)6 21 43 94 90

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General Experience

I am an experienced indexer, specialising in biography and the arts, and in commercial publications.  I have degrees in English Literature and Library and Information Science.  As a librarian I worked at the BBC and at Trinity College of Music before working as a freelance indexer.


English Literature

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Cultural Studies

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History (All Areas)

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Religious History

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Classical Studies

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Other skills

Recent indexes include

Robert Lacey,

The Crown

, Blink Publishing
Gareth Stedman Jones,

Kalr Marx: Greatness and Illusion

, Allen Lane
Roy Hattersley,

The Catholics

, Vintage
Roger Tomlin,

Britannia Romana

, Oxbow Books
Gregory Claeys,

Pelican Guide to Marx & Marxism

Stephen Clarke,

The French Revolution and What Went Wrong

, Cornerstone Publishing
David Lodge,

Writers’ Luck

, Allen Lane

Clients Include

Penguin Random House
Folio Society
British Library
Royal Society

Special Publication Type

Biographies/ Autobiographies

Biographies include Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion (Gareth Stedman Jones), The Young Eliot (Robert Crawford), Dirty Bertie (Stephen Clarke). Also autobiographies of David Jason, Harriet Harman, Chris Patten and David Lodge.


Germany: Memories of a Nation (catalogue of the British Museum exhibition)
The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt(National Portrait Gallery exhibition)
Emma Hamilton: Seduction & Celebrity (National Maritime Museum exhibition)

Diaries And Letters

My Beloved Man (personal correspondence of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears)
Darling Pol (personal correspondence of Mary Wesley and husband Eric Siepmann)

Directories And Yearbooks

Royal Society Yearbook (2016)

In-House Documents

London Underground Design Idiom (guide for design in new developments)
Health and Safety documents for the Construction Industry
Sustainability guides for the Construction Industry
Catalogue for Rolls Royce