Strensall Common Nature Reserve

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the stewardship of Strensall Common Nature Reserve, including general management correspondence 1970-1999 and access permits 1971-1997.

Access Information

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

Acquisition Information

Deposited with the Borthwick Institute by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in 2014.


Further information on Strensall Common can be found on the website of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust:

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Appraisal Information

The file was weeded for duplicates by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust staff prior to deposit. Material of insufficient archival value has been removed and returned to the Trust's record store in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.


Further accruals are expected.

Related Material

An 1872 volume of watercolour paintings of wildflowers on Strensall Common can be seen in the archive of The Mount School, held by the Borthwick Institute.
A nineteenth century account book in the archive of Flaxton parish includes reference to Strensall Common and a survey of the road between the common and Flaxton.

Additional Information