• Title
    David Scrivener Collection
  • Reference
    D DS
  • Production date
    1893 to 2007; undated
  • Scope and Content
    David Scrivener (1952 – 2015) was a committed and enthusiastic poultry-keeper. He earned a National Diploma in Poultry from Harper Adams Agricultural College in Shropshire. He utilised his expertise as a judge at various shows for the Poultry Club of Great Britain. David had a passion for rare breeds, particularly the Spanish, which he kept, and fulfilled various roles for the Rare Poultry Society, variously acting as Chairman, Honorary Historian and Patron. He was the author of several books on the subject including Starting with Bantams (2002), Exhibition Poultry Keeping (2005), Rare Poultry Breeds (2006) and Popular Poultry Breeds (2009).
  • Extent
    17 boxes, 13 oversize items
  • Level of description