York Children's Trust Archive

Scope and Content

Charity Commissioners' scheme for Blue and Grey Coat Schools and other children's charities in York, 1976; directors' minutes, 1977-1988; annual general meeting minutes, 1996; reports to committees, 1970-1976; annual reports, 1994, 1996; financial records, including insurance papers, 1987, and investments, 1981-1985; grant applications, 1977-2004, and continuing grants, 1990s-2004; correspondence, 1974-1975, 1981-1985.

Administrative / Biographical History

The York Children's Trust was established in 1976 through the amalgamation of the funds of York Charity Schools, St Stephen's Home, the William Richard Beckwith Fund, the Arthur Gill charity, the Matthew Rymer charity and the Ethel Crombie Memorial Fund. Its aim was the relief of needy children and young people up to the age of 25.

Today the Trust continues to provide financial support to children's and young people's groups based in and around York.

Conditions Governing Access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

Acquisition Information

The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute in 1988. Further additions were made to the archive in 1991, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2008.

Note

The York Children's Trust was established in 1976 through the amalgamation of the funds of York Charity Schools, St Stephen's Home, the William Richard Beckwith Fund, the Arthur Gill charity, the Matthew Rymer charity and the Ethel Crombie Memorial Fund. Its aim was the relief of needy children and young people up to the age of 25.

Today the Trust continues to provide financial support to children's and young people's groups based in and around York.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute. This includes all material received up to and including 1999. Later material has not yet been catalogued.

Archivist's Note

Created by S. A. Shearn, 09.06.15.

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. 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.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Additional Information

Published

GB 193