Fordon Chalk Bank

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the stewardship and ecology of Fordon Chalk Banks, a former Yorkshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest in East Yorkshire. The records include tenure documents, management correspondence and biological records between 1968 and 1992.

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.

Archivist's Note

Three additional uncatalogued files in Acc 2017/004

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.


A further three files relating to this site were deposited in 2017.

Additional Information