short history of the YHA. by Bernard Trayner

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History: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Trayner; Youth Hostels Association (England and Wales). YHA is a charitable organisation, registered with the Charity Commission, providing youth hostel accommodation in England and Wales.

It is a member of the Hostelling International federation. Youth Hostels Association YHA logo AbbreviationYHA Formation10 April TypeVoluntary sector Legal statusCompany limited by guarantee PurposeYouth accommodation and Abbreviation: YHA (England & Wales).

Later in the history of activities a silent movie film was made (this was forwarded to the National Film Archive for preservation by the then Secretary/Manager in the late 's or early 's). A copy was unfortunately not transferred to video. (In the following section many names of people involved with YHA are listed.

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