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Name of Library: Strict Baptist Historical Society Library
Address: Dunstable Baptist Chapel, St. Mary’s Gate, Dunstable, Beds.,

LU6 3SW.
Town: Dunstable
Telephone: 01582-602 242
E-mail: see website
Website: http://www.strictbaptisthistory.org.uk
Alternative names
SBHS Library
Secretary/Chairman K. Dix, 38 Frenchs Ave., Dunstable, Beds., LU6 1BH, or Librarian D. J. Woodruff, 10 Priory Road, Dunstable, Beds., LU5 4HR
Job Title
Purpose and main user community of the library
Those interested in Strict and Particular Baptist History, especially members of the Society
Terms of access
By appointment
Opening hours
As required; by agreement
Disabled access
Stair access only
None; members only

Periodicals - Back Issues

5 complete sets; many incomplete
Current Periodicals
Over 350 church minute books, account books, etc. from over 100 churches; cassette tapes
of SBHS Annual Lectures; small number of microfilms/microfiche of foreign
Volumes added per year
Related to Baptist theology - both Particular Baptist and Strict Baptist
Special Collections
Minute books, deeds, account books, member lists for a number of Strict/Particular Baptist
churches - some closed, remainder still in existence.
Research resource
Baptist (especially Strict/Particular)
Catalogue Type
URL of catalogue
Not applicable
Other facilities
Photocopying; microfiche reader
Full Time Staff nil
Part Time Staff nil
Voluntary Staff Up to 4
Future plans
Just started on computer based catalogue

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