Garbutt Wood Nature Reserve

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the stewardship and ecology of Garbutt Wood, including general correspondence 1963-1998 and site management plans 1975-1995.

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 further deposits made in 2017.


Further information on Garbutt Wood 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 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.

Related Material

The site forms part of the Gormire SSSI, alongside former YWT site Lake Gormire.

Additional Information