Collections Held at Lambeth Palace Library
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Archbishop Frederick Temple (Print XVI-17A)

Research Guides

Downloadable guides to primary and secondary sources held at Lambeth Palace Library and the Church of England Record Centre, relating to popular research topics such as Anglican clergy and family history.

Archbishop William Laud (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Archbishops' Archives

Papers relating to the role and work of the Archbishops of Canterbury. 
Gutenberg Bible (MS 15 f.46r)


The manuscripts series contains a broad range of material accumulated by Archbishops of Canterbury and the Library.
Patriarch Abdallah (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Churchmen and Societies

Includes papers of Bishops of London, Bishop George Bell and various Anglican societies.
Titus Oates (Prints XI-240)

Printed Books

The Library holds over 120,000 books, 40,000 pamphlets and 100 current periodicals relating mainly to the history of the Church of England.

Sion College Library

Manuscripts, pre-1850 printed books and pamphlets that came to the Library in 1996 from Sion College Library.
Queen Anne's Bounty First Charter (1704)

Church of England Record Centre collections

The Church of England Record Centre holds the archives of the central institutions of the Church of England including the Church Commissioners and the General Synod and their predecessor organisations.