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Heraldic and genealogical manuscripts compiled by Thomas Beckwith of York

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The archive comprises heraldic and genealogical manuscripts relating to noble and gentry families of England and Yorkshire

Dates

  • 1767-1785

Extent

0.75 Linear metres (5 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4782, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 4782-4786

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9910

Overview

Heraldic and genealogical manuscripts relating to noble and gentry families of England and Yorkshire, compiled by Thomas Beckwith of York, painter and antiquary, 1767-1785, mainly comprising family trees.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Beckwith was a painter and antiquary from Yorkshire.

Custodial History

Bookplates of Thomas Beckwith; Sotheby's, 14 Feb. 1938 (Clumber Park Sale), lots 1015-1019; bookplates of Fairfax of Cameron.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 14 Dec. 1993 (Fairfax sale), lot 455.
Title
Catalogue of Heraldic and genealogical manuscripts compiled by Thomas Beckwith of York, 1767-1785
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Michael Webb
Date
1994
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom