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Collection Level Description: Heraldic and Antiquarian Collection Owned by David Askew

Reference: 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
Title: Heraldic and Antiquarian Collection Owned by David Askew
Dates of Creation: 16th-19th cent.
Extent: 14 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

David Askew of Pallinsburn, Northumberland.

Scope and Content

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

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

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.

Access Points


Askew | David | fl. 1800-1899 | of Pallinsburn, Northumberland

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