Heraldic and Antiquarian Collection Owned by David Askew

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 97-100, d. 101, e. 91-2, f. 36-8; Eng. hist. c. 185-6; Top. Northumberland e. 1; Top. Yorks. e. 6
  • Dates of Creation
      16th-19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      14 shelfmarks

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.

Access Information

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.