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Joseph Disney, Commoner of Christ Church ...

Latin Text:

JOSEPHUS DISNEY ex Æde Christi Commensalis, venerandæ Antiquitatis amantissimus, Typum Arcis, Pontefractensis Anno 1648, quo eam obsidione premebant Perduelles, delineatum, in hoc Museo conservandum D.


Joseph Disney, Commoner of Christ Church and a devoted antiquary, gave the museum a drawing of Pontefract Castle from the time when it was under enemy siege in 1648.

Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of this object is unknown.

Year:MDCCXVII (1717);  Page Number:21 (recto)

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