Wesley Historical Society Library

Scope and Content

The Wesley and Methodist Studies Centre holds the Wesley Historical Society Library which covers primarily the history and beliefs of the Methodist Church in Britain through its different branches, as well as related topics and world Methodism.

Administrative / Biographical History

Wesley Historical Society Library.

Access Information

The WMSC collection is available for reference by prior arrangement Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. General reference material in the WMSC collection is on open access, though most is in reserved stacks, and is available on request.

Other Finding Aids

Library OPAC. There is also a card catalogue for the WMSC collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Items in the WMSC collection of a fragile nature may not be suitable for copying.

Custodial History

The Wesley Historical Society Library has been located at the WMSC since 1992, and was previously at Southlands College, London and City Road, London.


The WMSC aims to extend all areas of the current collection.