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Wakefield and North of England Tulip Society Archive

  • WNETS
  • fonds
  • 1907-2014

Minute books, including press cuttings, articles, lists of members and subscribers, accounts, schedules of show prizes, lists of blooms and related papers, 1907-1954; oral history interviews, with consent forms and transcripts, 2011-2014.

Wakefield and North of England Tulip Society

Letters to and from Fanny Rollo Wilkinson, 1855-1951, landscape gardener

  • FWIL
  • fonds
  • 1878-1890

Five letters to and from Fanny Rollo Wilkinson. Three letters from Fanny to her mother, Mrs Edith Wilkinson, at Middlethorpe Estate, and two letters from Frances Bain to Fanny. Details of the letters are as follows:Letter from Fanny to her mothe...

Wilkinson, Fanny Rollo, 1855-1951, landscape gardener

Bee Farmers' Association Archive

  • BFA
  • fonds
  • [1950s]-2011

Includes Rules of the Association, 1950s; membership lists, 1960s-1996; Annual General Meeting minutes, 1955-2000 (with gaps); Spring Business Meeting minutes, 1956-2002 (with gaps); Year Books, 1997-2009 (with gaps); Bulletins, 1950s-2011 (with g...

Bee Farmers' Association

York Family Papers

  • YRK
  • fonds
  • 1579-1999

Personal papers of York family, comprising general correspondence, 1886-1979; papers of Whittell York, including commonplace book, correspondence, accounts, legal papers and notes, 1788-1816; papers of Richard York, including general correspondenc...

York family of Long Marston

Backhouse Nursery Archive

  • BN
  • fonds
  • c 1815 - 2011

Glass slides relating to the Backhouse Nursery, c.1815-c.1955; James Backhouse Erica Carnea Catalogue, 1911; wage slip for Miss V. Roberts (later Storr), Aug 1950; CD of oral history interview with Daphne Hamilton relating to the Backhouse Nurs...

Backhouse Plant Nursery, plant nursery, York

Shaw Papers

  • SHAW
  • fonds
  • 1582-1914

Family papers, including annotated pedigrees of the Skaife family and notes on genealogy, c.1864, probate documents, 1616-1894, school exercise books used by Thomas Skaife, 1822-1824, and a collection of poems and proverbs made by Elizabeth Skaife...

Skaife family of Braisty Woods and Kirkby Malzeard

James Hornby Archive

  • JHOR
  • fonds
  • 1854-2018

Personal papers of James Hornby 1870-1872; birth and death certificates for the Elton family; Letters, predominantly to Mary Hornby after James Hornby's death, 1896-1913; Press article 1900; Photographs of James Hornby, the Elton family and H...

Hornby, James, 1840-1902, horticulturalist

Bainton Deeds

  • BAI
  • fonds
  • 1669-1841

Surrender and four leases concerning property of the Archbishop of York in Pickering Lythe, 1669, 1690, 1705, 1711, 1749; declaration of merger of tithes for a farm in Thirtleby, parish of Swine, 1841; appointment of Thomas Bainton of Arram as a S...

Bainton, M. J., fl 1960

Records of James Leaf of Naburn

  • JL
  • fonds
  • 1883-1941

Account book, including rent from and expenses for houses in York, 1883-1898; fishing records, 1907-1916; farm and fishing accounts, 1911-1941.

Leaf family of Naburn, fishermen and farmers

Records of James Russell

  • JR
  • fonds
  • c 1939-1996

Files and rolled plans comprising correspondence, orders, quotations, invoices, confirmation and delivery notes, photographs, maps, plant lists and planting plans relating to work undertaken for individual clients, 1950-1992; Sunningdale Nurseries...

Russell, James Philip Cuming, 1920-1996, gardener and nurseryman

G. W. Gray Horticultural Papers

  • GHP
  • fonds
  • 1949-1957

Local horticultural show schedules, 1949-1957; records of the National Chrysanthemum Society, comprising catalogues of varieties and rules for judging, 1848-1954, schedules of prizes, 1951-1957, year books, 1953-1956, and Quarterly Bulletins, 1952...

Grey, G. W., fl 1949-1957

Records of the Ancient Society of York Florists

  • ASYF
  • fonds
  • 1700-2012

Constitution, 2002; committee books, 1768-1880, 1911-2008, including lists of members 1768, 1770-1824, 1826-1882, details of shows, 1768-1788, 1797-1826, and show accounts, 1770-1792, 1795, 1797-1798, 1804, 1806; agendas for annual general meetin...

Ancient Society of York Florists

Yorkshire Gardens Trust Archive

  • YKGT
  • fonds
  • 1952-2016

Records of Yorkshire Garden Trust (YGT), comprising minutes of preliminary meeting to establish YGT, 1995; Council of Management meeting minutes and related papers, 1996-2004, 2010-2014; Conservation Sub-Committee meeting minutes and related paper...

Yorkshire Gardens Trust

The Womersley Collection

  • WOM
  • fonds
  • 1679-1947

Family papers, including personal accounts of Lord Hawke, 1804-1807, two legal bills of Lady Hawke, 1754-1759, and account book of Anne Rosse, late 19th-early 20th century; records relating to Womersley Hall, estate and farm, including plans and s...

Hawke family, Barons Hawke of Womersley Park