Kidwelly and Llanelly Canal and Tramroad Company Act 1812

Publication Date:January 01, 1812
 
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Kidwelly and Llanelly Canal and Tramroad Company Act 1812

(52 Geo. 3) c. clxxiii

An Act for the Improvement of the Harbour of Kidwelly, and for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal or Tramroads in Kidwelly and Llanelly, and other Parishes therein mentioned in the County of Carmarthen.

[20th june 1812]

ANNO QUINQUAGES1MO SECUNDO GEORGII III. REGIS. Cap. 173. An Act for the Improvement of the Harbour of Kidwelly, and for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal or Tramroads in Kidwelly and Llanelly, and other Parishes therein mentioned * in the County of Carmarthen. [20th June 1812.] W HEREAS the restoring) improving, and maintaining the Har" bour of Kidwelly in the County of Carmarthen, and the making and maintaining of a Canal for the Navigation of Boats, Barges* and other Vessels^ and the making and maintaining of a Railway or Tramroad for the Passage of Waggons and other Car riages, from a certain Canal already made in the Parish of Kidwelly in the County of Carmarthen, called Kymer's Canal, at or near a certain Bridge there called Spudder*s Bridge^ to or near to a Place called The Old Castle House, at or near the Town of Llanelly in the Parish of Llanelly in the said County of Carmarthen ? and the making and maintaining a Navigable Canal or Railway or Tramroad, or partly a Railway or Tramroad, to begin at or near the East or upper End of Kymer's CanalP at or near a certain Place called Pwll Llygod, in the Parish of Pembrey and County of Carmarthen, and to extend into the Parish of Llanarthney in the said County of Carmarthen to a Common there called The Great Mountain, at or near to a certain Tenement there called C%vm Gloe; and also for making and maintaining the following collateral Branches of Canal, Rail ways* or Tramroads, to communicate with and join such Canal3 Main Railway* or Tramroad, or Canal and Railways or Tram- road ; (that is to say,) a Branch to or from the several Tenements [Lqc* & Per."] 42 X following ; 3854 52GEORGII III. Cap.m. following; (that is to say,) a Tenement of Land, called Trimsarran, belonging to James Brogden Esquire; another, called Coed Evan ddu, occupied by John Hugh; another, called Syddin, occupied by Thomas William; another, called Brynhwthan, occupied by Mary David Widow ; anoth er, ca lied Bryndyas ; another, called Llettyrychenfaek, occupied by Robert Jenkin; and also to or from a certain Common called Craig-y-Cappel, and also to or from a certain other Common called Pembrey Mountain, all situated in the aforesaid Parish of Pembrey* and also a Branch to or from the several Tenements following \ (that is to say,) a Tenement called Carraway otherwise Carwed, occupied by David Thomas; another, called Gellygelynog^ occupied by David James, both situated in the Parishes of Langendeirn and Pembrey in the" said "County of Carmarthen; and also a Branch to or from the several Tenements of Land following ; (that is to say,) a Tenement called Hirwain Ole, occupied by Evan Howell; - another, called Blaen Hirwaen, occupied by Thomas Jones; another, called Llechyrodin, occupied by David Thomas ; another,1 called Llechyfedachy occupied by John Edward^ all situated in the Parish of Llanon in the said County of Carmarthen ; and also a Branch to or from a certain Garden adjoining a Cottage called Tynewydd, occupied by Jenkin Lewis in the Parish of Llanddarog in the said County of. Carman then; and also the altering, improving, enlarging, and repairing the said Canal called Kymer's Canal, with all its Bridges, Towing Paths, Drains, Feeders, Wastes, and Appurtenances; and also the making and maintaining of a Branch of Canal from the same, at or near the Shipping Place belonging to Kymer9s Canal, in a Direction towards the Bridge at Kidwelly ; and also a Branch to or from a certain Limestone Quarry, at a certain Place called Mynydd y Garreg, to the' said Kymer^s.Canal at or neara certain Bridge there called Pont Morris Cross ; and also another Branch.-to or from certain Tin' Mills called The Kid%velly Tin Mills 10 the said Kymer*s Canal at or near to the aforesaid Bridge called -Pont Morris Cross, all situated in the Parish of St. Mary in the Borough of Kidwelly aforesaid ; and the making and maintaining a Dock or Bason for Ships, Barges, and other Vessels, with the necessary Works from the said Railways or Tramroad, at or near the Place called Old Castle House aforesaid, and the Erection of Shipping Places, Wharfs, and other Conveniences for the Purpose of loading and unloading Goods to and from the said Canal; and the making and maintaining several Wharfs, .Ship-' ping Places, Drains, and other Conveniences at or near Old Castle House* aforesaid, will be of very great Kdwntage to several Collieries, Iron: Mines, and Iron Works, Limestone and other Quarries in the Neigh-. bourhood, by opening a cheap and easy Communication, for. the Convey-? ance of Coal, Iron, Lime, and other Goods, Wares, and Merchandizes, and will also greatly tend to the Improvement of the Country on the Line: of the said intended Canal; Railways, or Tramroads: And. whereas h appears from Surveys lately taken that the Waters of the Rivers called Great Gwendraeth and Little Gwendraeth, in the said County of Carmarthen, may be carried by a Cut to be made for that Purpose into the; River Towy in the said County of Carmarthen^ in such Manner as that' the Course of Navigation between the said Town of Kidwelly and the River Towy thereby will become more secure and permanent, and less: For appoint- liable to be obstructed by Sands and Shoals: And whereas the several* ing a Com- Persons herein-after named are desirous at their own Expence to make pany to carry an(j maintajn tfce s^ intended Canal and Cuts,; Railways, Tramroads/ '-.-.... and 52GEORGII III. Cap.173. 3855 and' other Works, but cannot, effect the same without the Aid and the Act into Authority of Parliament: May it therefore please Your Majesty that it execution. may be enacted; and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same. That the Honourable Edward Rice, Mrs. Mary Kymer, Mrs. Hester Kymer, Sir William Paxton Knight, Francis Charles James Pember ton, Christopher Pember ton, William Owen Brigs toeke, John Rees, James Brogden, Anthony Tatlow the elder, John Tatlow, Anthony Tatlow the younger, Thomas Lewis, Thomas Morris, William Custance, John Dugmore, their several and respective Successors, Administrators, and Assigns, together with such Person or Persons, Bodies Politic, Corporate, or Collegiate, as shall at any Time hereafter be possessed of any Share or Shares in the Undertaking hereby authorized to be carried into execution, are and shall be and they are hereby united into a Company for the better restoring, improving, and maintaining the said Harbour of Kidwelly, and for the better carrying on, making, completing, and maintaining the said intended Canal and Railways or Tramroads, and carrying on, making, completing, and maintaining such collateral Branches of Canal, Railways, or Tramroads, Wharfs, Shipping Places, Drains, and other Conveniences, as are herein mentioned, according to the Rules, Orders, and Directions herein-after expressed and laid down, and shall for that Purpose be One Body Politic and Corporate by the Name of " The Kidwelly and Llanelly Canal and Tramroad Company," and by that Name shall have perpetual Succession and a Common Seal, and by that Name shall and may sue and be sued, and also shall and may have Power and Authority, from and after the passing of this Act and at all Times thereafter, to purchase, hold, accept, and take Lands, Tenements^ and Hereditaments, to them and their Successors and Assigns, for the Use of the said Undertaking and the several Works hereby authorized to be made, and for the several Purposes herein mentioned, and also to sell any of the said Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments; purchased, accepted, or taken for the Purposes aforesaid, without incurring any of the Penalties or Forfeitures of the Statutes of Mortmain* II. And whereas Surveys have been made to ascertain the Practica- Plans and bility of restoring, improving, and maintaining the Harbour df Kidwelly, Books of Re-and of making a Canal, Reservoirs, Docks, Basins, Entrances, Quays, fer?e ^ be Wharfs, Railways, Tramroads, and other Works hereby authorized to the Surveyors be made ; and a Map or Plan, with a proper Book of Reference thereto, making them,, hath been drawn or prepared in .consequence thereof, in order to show the a"d given in intended Lines or Courses of such Works, and the Lands through which Ev,dence* the same are respectively proposed to be carried, and the Distance from Place to Place, so far as they affect the Property of each Individual through which they pass, and the Extents and Particulars of the whole; and a Duplicate or Copy of such Map or Plan and Book of Reference hath been deposited or left at the Office of the Clerk of the Peace for the said County of Carmarthen for public Inspection; be it therefore further enacted, That the said Map or Plan and the Book of Reference thereto shall continue to be deposited with the said Clerk of the Peace .for the said County of Carmarthen, and that another Part of the said Map or Plan and Book of Reference thereto shall be forthwith made and deposited with the Clerk of the Peace for the said Borough of Kidwelly, and that another Part 3856 52 GEORGII III. Cap.173. Part of the said Map or Plan and Book of Reference thereto shall be forthwith made and deposited with the Clerk to the said Company of Proprietors, to any of which Maps, Plans,, and Books of Reference all Persons shall at all seasonable Times have Liberty to resort, and examine the same as Occasion shall require, paying to the said respective Clerks for every such Search or Examination the Sum of Two Shillings, and also to bespeak and have Extracts or...

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