Papers and press cuttings relating to the Trust's involvement with the Walton Hall site in West Yorkshire. The hall was the ancestral home of Charles Waterton who, in the 1820s, constructed the world's first nature reserve in its grounds.
Walton Hall and Park
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- ReferenceGB 193 YWT/5/8
- Dates of Creation1959-1977
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file
Scope and Content
Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.
Deposited with the Borthwick Institute by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in 2014.
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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.
No further accruals expected.