Dudley library

Brief description

From a local paper on Feb 5, 1908: “Town council approved a tender for the erection of the Carnegie Library”. The architect was George H Wenyon.

The librarian was Miss EJ Southall, who employed her sister, Miss EL Southall as her assistant.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Dudley council (2017)

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant: £7,500
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 16 September 1909, by the honourable John Hubert Ward

Photo of library today (2010):


Photo credit: Brian Clift and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Old photo of library (postcard):



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