Church of England Record Centre

Last updated 15th January 2009
Name of library  Church of England Record Centre
Address  15 Galleywall Road, Bermondsey, London SE16 3PB
Telephone 020 7898 1030 
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Purpose & main user community of the library  Supports the current administration of National institutions of the Church of England. Users are primarily general public, family historians, academics.
Terms of access  Access via Lambeth Palace Library reading room, five working days notice needed for production of files to the reading room.
Opening hours  M-F 10.00-17.00, limited production 12.00-14.00, 10 days closure at Christmas and Easter
Disabled access  Historic building; disabled access is possible, but please telephone in advance to discuss arrangements.
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Coverage  The archival collection encompasses the central bodies of the Church of England.
Special Collections  The archives of the National church institutions – the Church Commissioners; The Archbishops’ Council; The National Society. Archives of the Church Assembly and General Synod
Research resource  The archives of the Church Assembly and General Synod are key sources for theological debates, discussions and decisions of the Church of England since 1919.
Catalogue Type  Computer/Card
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Full Time Staff  8
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