Brockadale Nature Reserve

Scope and Content

Papers concerning the stewardship and ecology of Brockadale Nature Reserve, including tenure records 1966-1998, committee minutes, 1966-1999 general management correspondence, 1965-1999, management plans, 1979-1993 and biological records, 1972-1996.
Uncatalogued material includes further scientific and biological data, tenure records and felling licences, 1965-2016.

Access Information

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws. 24 hours' notice is required to access photographic material.

Acquisition Information

Deposited with the Borthwick Institute by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in 2014, with additional uncatalogued material deposited in 2016.


Further information on Brockadale Nature Reserve can be found on the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust website:

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