Bolton-on-Swale Lake Nature Reserve

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the stewardship and ecology of Bolton on Swale Lake nature reserve, including acquisition papers 1974-1993, tenancy agreements 1989-1991, management correspondence 1985-2001, site management plans 1990-1995 and biological records 1985-1991.
Further uncatalogued material, deposited in 2017, comprises an additional file of biological records from 1996.

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 deposits made in 2017.


Further information on Bolton on Swale Lakes Nature Reserve in available through 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 the Trust's record store in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.


Further accruals are expected.

Additional Information