Heraldic and genealogical manuscripts compiled by Thomas Beckwith of York
The archive comprises heraldic and genealogical manuscripts relating to noble and gentry families of England and Yorkshire
0.75 Linear metres (5 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4782, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. c. 4782-4786
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 9910
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.
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.
- Catalogue of Heraldic and genealogical manuscripts compiled by Thomas Beckwith of York, 1767-1785
- Finding aid prepared by Michael Webb
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation