Heraldic and Antiquarian Collection Owned by David Askew

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous collection of heraldic and antiquarian manuscripts, owned by David Askew in the 19th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Askew of Pallinsburn, Northumberland.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The collection was bought from Anderson and Garland, Newcastle, in 1920.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 43488-501.