Ledsham Bank Nature Reserve

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the Trust's acquisition of the site, including copied leases, 1996-2000.
Further uncatalogued material includes management papers, tenure records and grazing licences 1999-2005.

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. Additional deposits were made in 2016 and 2017.


Further information on Ledsham Bank can be found thorugh the website of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust: http://www.ywt.org.uk/reserves/ledsham-bank-nature-reserve

Archivist's Note

Description excludes 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 files were 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 are expected.

Related Material

The site is associated with nearby Mad Banks, with more information contained in the YWT archive at the Borthwick Institute.

Additional Information