Maltby Low Common Nature Reserve

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the stewardship and ecology of Maltby Low Common, including management committee minutes 1971-2002, leases and legal agreements 1972-1993, management correspondence 1967-1998 and biological records 1972-1987.

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 Maltby Low 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 expected.

Related Material

Link to Brockadale
The site is leased to YWT from the Earl of Scarbrough who owns and manages the surrounding landscape as part of his Sandbeck estate . The Borthwick Institute holds further papers of contemporary landscape changes elsewhere on the Sandbeck Estate in the archive of the horticulturalist James Russell.

Additional Information