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Published by Dr. Williams"s Trust in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited for the trustees by John Creasey.
ContributionsCreasey, John., Dr. Williams"s Library.
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  Dr. Williams’ Library, located in London, England at 14 Gordon Square, has the largest and best collection of English Nonconformist material in the world. The library owes its origins to the rambling page will of Dr. Daniel Williams made in and proved in Dr. Williams’ estate was valued at 50, pounds (probably acquired at the death of his first wife). His books were left to. Rome2rio makes travelling from London to Dr Williams's Library easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from London to Dr Williams's Library right here. Dr Williams's Library Browse repositories. 14 Gordon Square London England WC1H 0AR View on map. Visit website Bank holidays, Christmas/New Year, Easter Book in advance; ARCHON code: If you are an archivist or custodian of this archive you can use the Body of Protestant Dissenting Ministers of the Three Denominations London. Dr Williams's Library is a research library and archive which specializes in the history of Protestant nonconformity. Its collections include about , titles from the earliest years of printing to the present, and many thousands of manuscripts from the thirteenth to the twenty-first century.

Questions, answers and general information about your family history research. Search Library Catalogue. Click here to search the printed catalogue. The library's cataloguers continue to add entries to the online catalogue. A card catalogue is available at Dr Williams's Library with a more complete record of the library's collections. Dr Williams’ Library in London is an essential resource for people who are researching the history of protestant nonconformity in England and Wales. But the library has also given its name to an important collection of registers and certificates which were once held there.   Stephen K. Jones, Dr Williams and his Library () (Inaugural Friends of Dr Williams’s Library lecture) Ernest A. Payne, A Venerable Dissenting Institution: Dr Williams’s Library, – () (33rd Friends of Dr Williams’s Library lecture) John Creasey, Dr Williams’s Library: The Last Fifty Years () (53rd Friends of Dr Williams’s Library lecture).

  The library was opened to the public 2 years later. Callamay, who was one of the trustees, arranged for the trustees to collect money from dissenters to help to build the Red cross street building; the original location of the library. This building became the Headquarters of dissenters in London. However, Dr Williams had left no room in his. Beside entrance. The library forms part of the charitable trust established under the will of Dr Daniel Williams. The Library, originally in Red Cross Street, Cripplegate moved to Bloomsbury in The strengths of the Library lie in books and manuscripts relating . Buy Catalogue of the Library in Red Cross Street, Cripplegate: Founded Pursuant to the Will of the Reverend Daniel Williams by Dr Williams Library (London) (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Dr Williams Library (London).   The Library was established by the will of Dr Daniel Williams, the leading London nonconformist minister of his day, who died in January He left instructions that his collection be housed as a public library which would be made available to nonconformist ministers, tutors and students in the City of London.