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Religious Archives in the UK

Cardiff Catholic Archive -

Archdiocese's archives provides a guide to their records and a photo archive, with contacts.

Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Library & Archive

An independent library and archive situated in Armagh, the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland, housing a number of specialist collections of national and international importance.

The Clergy of the Church of England Database

Database aiming to document the careers of all Church of England clergymen between 1540 and 1835. Also contains diocesan information and general reference material.

Lambeth Palace Library

Library and records office for the history of the Church of England. Includes collections and digital resources and information for visitors.


Guide to more than four hundred collections of overseas missionary materials held in the UK and contains a collection-level description of each collection including valuable background information and a summary of contents.

The Parkes Library -

A guide to the Parkes Collections held at the University of Southampton which consist of archives concerning nineteenth and twentieth century Anglo-Jewry. ParkesInstitute

Religious Archives Group

An informal association of people interested in the administration and care of religious archives in the UK.

SOAS - Sources for Missionary and Church Archives

The School of Oriental and African Studies maintains a listing of general and regional missionary archives around the UK.

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