Fen Bog Nature Reserve

Scope and Content

Papers concerning the stewardship, ecology and attributes of Fen Bog Nature Reserve, including committee minutes, 1965-1995; Chairman's papers, 1965-1994; biological records 1965-2000 and hydrological records 1990-1996. The files also document the Trust's relationship with the North York Moors railway both preceding and immediately following a large fire at the site.

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, with an additional deposit in 2016.


Further information on Fen Bog Nature Reserve can be found on the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust website: http://www.ywt.org.uk/reserves/fen-bog-nature-reserve

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 files were weeded for duplicates by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust staff prior to deposit. Material of insufficient archival value has been removed and returned to Wakefield.


Further accruals are expected.

Additional Information