View our map of cathedral libraries and archives in Great Britain and Ireland.

Bath Abbey Library and Archives

Blackburn Cathedral

Bristol Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral Library and Archives

Chelmsford Cathedral Library and Archives

Chichester Cathedral Library

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Library and Archives

Durham Cathedral Library and Archives

Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives

Gloucester Cathedral Archives and Library

Guildford Cathedral Library and Archives

Hereford Cathedral Library and Archives

Lambeth Palace Library

Lichfield Cathedral Library

Lincoln Cathedral Library

Liverpool Cathedral Archives and Library

Manchester Cathedral Archives

Norwich Cathedral Library

Oxford – Christ Church Cathedral Library

Peterborough Cathedral Library and Archives

Portsmouth Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral Library and Archives

St Alban’s Cathedral Archives and Library

St Andrew’s Cathedral, Inverness

St George’s Chapel, Windsor, Archives and Chapter Library

St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh

St. Paul’s Cathedral Collections

Southwell Minster Library

Wells Cathedral Library and Archives

Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room

Winchester Cathedral Library

Worcester Cathedral Library

York Minster Historic Collections

Other Links

The Archives of the Province of York are held at the Borthwick Institute at York University.

Many diocesan archives are held in local record offices. The National Archives Discovery catalogue is a good starting point for searching out these and this link takes you to their corporate name search page. To search for diocesan archives enter the name e.g. ely diocese

The website of the  Religious Archives Group of the Archives and Recrods Association provides useful information and guidance  for those working in this area.

The CCB Library, based at Church House, Westminster, is the most important single collection in the UK of books and other material dedicated solely to ecclesiastical architecture, art, design and liturgy.