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Name of Library: Thomas Plume's Library

Address: Market Hill, Maldon, Essex CM9 4PZ

Town: Maldon

Telephone: 01621 854850


E-mail: info@thomasplumeslibrary.co.uk

Website: http://www.thomasplumeslibrary.co.uk

Alternative names


Erica Wylie

Job Title


Purpose and main user community of the library

Research in C16 and C17 British and European intellectual history

Terms of access

Walk in

Opening hours

Tu-Th: 14.00-16.00; Sa 10.00-12.00

Disabled access

Upper floor, access via spiral staircase






Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals



Volumes added per year

Very few


Patristics, liturgies, church history (especially Byzantine), controversial publications (esp C17),

published sermons

Special Collections


Research resource

C17 Anglican and Presbyterian thought; European Calvinist and Catholic literature and

theology; the Tithe controversy in C17 England

Catalogue Type

Computer, card, printed

URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Full Time Staff

Part Time Staff 2

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

A heritage lottery bid is being constructed by the Trustees of the Library partly to enhance the

facilities which the Library can provide and thus increase the electronic accessibility of the

collection but so far no specific developments are disclosable.


To add the post Plume catalogue and manuscript collection to the OPAC.

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