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Name of Library: William Salt Library

Address: Eastgate Street, Stafford. ST16 2LZ.

Town: Stafford

Telephone: 01785 278372

Fax: 01785 278414

E-mail: william.salt.library@staffordshire.gov.uk

Website: http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/archives

Alternative names


Mrs. D.M.A. Randall

Job Title


Purpose and main user community of the library

To preserve printed books, mss., pamphlets and illustrative material for future generations of

Terms of access

No appointment necessary. Visitors require a Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Readerís

Opening hours

Tu-Th 09.00-13,00, 14.00-17.00, F 09.30-13.00, 14.00-16.30, Sa (first in each month)


Disabled access

Restrictions in access to certain parts of the buildings.


No ILL. Loans only to institutions, depending on the merits of the petition.

See above.


Not possible to say

Periodicals - Back Issues

Not possible to say

Current Periodicals

Not possible to say


Mss., microfilms, maps, newspapers, ephemera, pamphlets, theses, photographs, postcards.

Volumes added per year

Not possible to say


Compton census 1676, C17-19 collection of sermons, Religious tracts, Ecclesiastical

volumes, Parish magazines, Diocesan directories (Lichfield).

Special Collections



Compton census 1676. Enumeration of Conformists, Non-conformists and Papists in

Archdiocese of Canterbury.

Research resource

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue

Other facilities

Restricted photocopying allowed depending on the condition of the item in question.

Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 2

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

The library will soon be having part of its catalogue available on-line at the address listed


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