Catalogues and Newsletters
The Cathedral Archives & Library hold an extraordinarily rich and varied collection dating from the 8th century to the present day. Please see the What we Hold page for a fuller summary of our holdings.
The Archives Catalogue Web Interface allows you to search the catalogues. The Help Page gives details how to use the search functions.
For the collections of Canterbury Cathedral Library, please see the Library’s catalogue, hosted by the University of Kent.
For information on the history and provenance of the Library collection, see the wiki by Dr David Shaw.
Parish registers from our collections are available on Find My Past.
Catalogue entries are also included in The National Archives’ ‘Discovery’ and the Archives Hub.
Manorial documents in the collection relating to Kent and to other English counties are included in the online Manorial Documents Register.
For detailed information on medieval books and medieval book fragments in the Archives collection, see the Medieval Libraries of Great Britain online resource.
Our Anglo-Saxon charters are included in the Electronic Sawyer.
For information on some of our music holdings, see RISM and the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music.
For the collections of Kent County Council’s archives service, please see its online catalogue.
If you encounter any difficulties or have any comments or queries, please email us.
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 59 – Summer 2019
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 58 – Winter 2018
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 57 – Winter 2017
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 56 – Spring 2017
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 55 – Autumn 2015
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 54 – Summer 2015
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 53 – Autumn 2014
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 52- February 2014
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 51 – Autumn 2012
Archives & Library Newsletter Issue 50 – Winter 2011