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The Library has temporarily moved to 5 The College, in the close on the south side of the Durham Cathedral. This is in preparation for capital work for Durham Cathedral
For further information about the move and access restrictions, please see their website

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Collections information

Persons (56)

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (4)

  • NRA 32991 Durham Cathedral Library: MS collections
  • NRA 28047 Herbert Hensley Henson, bishop of Durham: journals, corresp and papers
  • NRA 28624 Joseph Barber Lightfoot, bishop of Durham: corresp and papers
  • NRA 32990 Alwyn Terrell Petre Williams, bishop of Winchester: papers


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