Alford Canal Act 1826

Publication Date:January 01, 1826
 
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Alford Canal Act 1826

(7 Geo. 4) c. xliv

An Act for making and constructing a Canal from the Town of Alford in the County of Lincoln, to the Sea, at or near the Village of Anderby in the same County, with a Basin, Harbour, and Piers

[05 May 1826]

ANN0 SEPTIMO GEORGII IV. REGIS. Cap. xliv. An Act for making and constructing a Canal from the Town of AEford in the County of Lincoln, to the Sea, at or near the Village of Anderby in the same County, with a Basin, Harbour, and Piers. [5th May 18261 HEREAS the making and constructing a Canal navigable for Boats, Barges, and other Vessels, from the Town of ALford in the Parts of Lindsey in the County of LincoZn, through the several Parishes, Townships, Hamlets, or Places of Aljord, Bilsby, Farlesthorpe, Thurl@, M2~rn4, Hutto$, and Ander@, to the Sea, at or near the Village of Anderby, all in the said Parts and County, with a Basin at or near to ALford aforesaid ; and the making and maintaining a Harbour for Ships or Vessels, Barges, and Boats, with a Pier or Piers, Jetty or Jetties, at or near to the Village of Ander@ aforesaid, and other necessary Works connected with such Canal, Basin, Harbour, and Pier, so as to open a complete Navigation from ALford aforesaid out to Sea, will afford a convenient Conveyance for Corn, Wool, and other Agricultural Produce from ALford and the several Villages and Places aforesaid, and the intermediate and neigh- bouring Parts of the Country, to London, and various Ports on the Eastern Coast of England, and will also facilitate the Supply of Coals, Goods, Wares, and Merchandize to AZJord and the several Villages and Places aforesaid, and the surroundmg Country, and will tend to the Improvement of the Estates and Property in the Vicinity of such [Local.] 13E Canal, I122 f" di E 0 lt G 1 1 I v. c/y. div. Canal, Basin, and Harbour, and will be of' great public Utility : And whereas the several Persons herein-after named are willing and desirous, at their own Costs and Charges, to make and maintain such Canal, Basin, Harbour, and Piers : May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it enacted by the King's most Excel- lent Ma'esty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritua 1' and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That Francis John Bateman Dashwood, George Manners, John Kipling, Charles Burrell Massingberd, Charles Godjey Mungy, Francis i!assi?zgberd Clerk, the Right Honourable Lord Yarborczgh, n'liktress Ma y Thoroton, Felix Laurent Clev', , TJiomns Hardy TaJjlor, William Wilson, Edmund Dawson Clcrk, John Henry Bourne, John an:zaA, Aizthony Portington, Joseph Young, John Muclrinder, William Morton, JoJrn Duckitt, Wil- liam Mountain, Thornas Cartwiglzt ,Johnson, ,John Frankish, John Pell, John Rinder, Francis Riggall, John Kirlrham, William Couiller, Thomas Brooks, Maclcley Browne, Michael Kirman, Robert GOSSO~, James Bradley, Robert Abbott junior, Beeley Abbott, Robert Cartwright, Joseph Couhm, Tierney Clark, William Wright, Tobias Cartwight, Robert Abbott, Robert Lucas, Thomas n!?ountaila, Joel Cartwight, Bennett Wood, Samuel White, William Searle, ?Villiam Charity, John Pinney, John FVilkinson, Charles Young, William Willcinson, Richard Braina, Sanauel Buclrnall, Robert Dawson, Robert John Nicholson, I-lenry Lucas, Shadrac?; Hodgsoiz, Robert Pinney, Robert Abbott (Grove), George Edman, William Emerson, RicJtard Young, John Young, Lesley Stephen- son, Willianz Darkins, CViiiianz Eobinson, John Stainton, Ft'illirrm CI*own, John Milns, Henry Foster, Thomas Artindale, Robert Betts, George William Paty, William Oddie Clerk, George Wilson Maddison, Ainz Gilby, May Wright, ,John Joseph Lister Clerk, William Lowther Sisson Clerk, Willium Parker, John Stephen Langton, William Robinson senior, Andrew Veitch Doctor of Medicine, Samuel Robinson, George Dover Place, John Emerson, James Quarmby Clerk, JoJzn -%lieson, Phebe Harphani, Thomas Willson, Ann Eslzrigg, Jane Eshyigg, William Houlden, Thomas , Tulian, John Rear, Richard Goodlas, John Charles Fieldsend, Henry &ycro$ Clerk, George Wright, Richard Wright, Sarah Holmes, Elizabeth Crow, James Scott, Samuel Stephenson, Thonzas Handsley, Thomas Robinson, Richard Stovin Maw, Anthony Hardokh Eyre, Tliomas HotcJilcin, Maria carnley, Rebecca GilZy, and all and every other Persons and Person who now are or who shall hereafter become a Subscriber or Subscribers to the Undertaking for making and maintaining the said Canal, Basin, and Harbour, Piers, and other Works, and their several and respective fhccessors, Executors, ,4 dministrators, and Assigns, shall be and hereby are united into a Company for making and maintaining the said Canal, Basin, and Harbour, and Piers, and other Works necessary to be connected therewith, consistently with the Rules, Orders, and Nanie of the Directions herein-after mentioned ; and for that Purpose shall be Con~P~nY. One Body Corporate by the Name and Style of '' The Arord Canal Company ;" add by that Name shall have perpetual Succession, and shall have a Common Seal, and by that Name shall and may sue and Be sued ; and the said Company shall have Power and Authority from Time to Time and at all Times to purchase and hold Lands and Hereditaments to them and their Successors and Assigns, for the Use of the said Undertaking and Works, and also to sell and dispose 6 of huiv-cribers 1123 of the said Lands and Hereditaments again, in manner by this Act directed, without incurring any of the Penalties or Forfeitures of the Statute of Mortmain. 11. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for Company the said Company, and they are hereby authorized and empowered, empowered to make the by themselves, their Deputies, Agents, Officers, Workmen, and , &c, Servarlts, to cut, make, and maintain a Canal for the Passage of Boats, Barges, and other Vessels, with Towing Paths on the Sides thereof, fiom or from near to the Town of A@rd aforesaid, in and through the said several Parishes, Townships, Hamlets, or Places of AZjord, Bilsby, Fbrlesthorpe, TJaurlby, Munaby, HuttoB, and Anderby, to the Sea, at or near to the Village of Anderby aforesaid ; and also to make, construct, and maintain a Basin for Boats, Barges, and other Vessels, with proper Quays, Wharfs, Landing Places, Warehouses, and other Buildings, Yards, and Conveniences for the Purposes of Navigation and Commerce on and near the Banks and Sides thereof, at Ayord aforesaid; and also to cut, make, and maintain a Harbour on or adjoining the Sea Shore at or near to the Village of Anderby aforesaid, with such proper Piers, Jetties, Breakwaters, Quays, Wharfs, Ware- houses and other Works within or adjoining thereto, as may be neces- sary for the Reception, Shelter, loading and unloading of Ships and Vessels resorting thereto and their Cargoes, and for the better enabling such Ships and V:- els to come into and go out of and pass through the same, and there to lie and continue; and also to make all such convenient Roads, Ways, and Passages of Communication with all Roads or Highways already made or to be made within One hundred Yards of the said Canal, Basin, and Harbour, or any of them, or at any greater Distance not exceeding Five hundred Yards, over any Commons or Waste Grounds, as may be requisite for giving necessary Access to the same, and the Conveyance of Goods and all other necessary Purposes at, in, and upon and to and from the same ; and it shall also be lawful for the said Company, in order to supply the Canal and Basin whilst making, and at all Times for ever after the same shall be made, with Water, to divert and take and use the Water of and froin a certain Drain or Stream called the Boy Grijit, and of and from a certain Spring and Brook called Ho[ywell Spring, and of and from any other Springs or Waters which shall be found in digging or making the said Canal and Basin, or either of them ; and it shall also be lawful for the said Company, and they are hereby authorized and empowered, by tli mselves and their Deputies, Agents, Officers, and Workmen, for the Purpose of feeding or supplying the said Basin and Canal, or any Part or Parts thereof, with Water, to make, put down, erect, and construct such Doors, Gates, and Tumbling Bays as they shall think proper, in or across the said Boy Grft, at or near to the Angle of the Boundaries of the several Parishes of Well, Farles- thorpe, and Willoughby with Mawthorpe, and to widen, deepen, straighten, and alter the Course of the Ditch or Drain, or to make a new Ditch, Drain, or Feeder from the said Angle to and into the said Basin or Canal in the Parish of Ayord, and also to widen and deepen the Channel of the said Spring or Brook called Holywell Spring, and to divert or alter the Course thereof, and to cut and make a new Channel or Feeder for receiving the Waters thereof, in, at, and from the ana, 1124 Power to enter Lands to take Sur- veys, &c. Power to take Lauds for making the Canal, &C. 1V. Cup. xliv. the Corner of a certain Field belongng to Samuel Dales in the said Parish of A&rd, to join the aforesaid Ditch, Drain, or Feeder near its Junction with the said Basin or Canal ; and also to make such and so many other Feeders, Aqueducts, Channels, and Tunnels as they shall think fit, for effectuating the Purposes of this Act. 111. And be it further enacted, That for the Purposes of this Act it shall and may be lawful for the said Company, their Deputies, Agents, Surveyors, Servants, and Workmen, and they are hereby authorized and empowered to enter into and upon the Lands and Grounds of any Person or Persons, Bodies Politic, Corporate, or Collegiate whatsoever, and to survey and take Levels of the same, or any Part or Parts thereof, and to ascertain and stake or set out such Part and Parts of the same Lands as shall be necessary for making and completing the said Canal, Basin, Harbour, and Works. IV. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful...

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