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About our collection

The historic Library of the Dean and Chapter dates from the 16th century. Our archives go back to the tenth century, when the Abbey was founded as a monastery.

Contact us

Westminster Abbey Library
East Cloister
London
SW1P 3PA

[email protected]

+44 (0)20 7654 4830


Our staff

Head of Abbey Collection and Librarian – Dr Tony Trowles

Curator – Dr Susan Jenkins

Keeper of the Muniments – Matthew Payne

Assistant Keeper of the Muniments – Christine Reynolds

You are surrounded by history at the Abbey, not like a museum where it’s just displayed, but here you are standing where history has happened.

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Gerlinde - Abbey Marshal

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