David E Davy (Biographical details)

David E Davy (British; Male; 1769 - 1851)

Also known as

Davy, David Elisha


The Grove, Yoxford


Suffolk antiquary and collector. After his death his collections of manuscripts relating to Suffolk were purchased by the BM. They are now Mss Add 19077 to 19207 in the BL. To these other manuscripts were later added. A large group of portraits he had formed of persons linked with Suffolk was transferred to to Prints & Drawings in 1853 (1853,0112.1338 to 2335).