London Grand Junction Railway Act 1836

Publication Date:January 01, 1836
 
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London Grand Junction Railway Act 1836

(6 & 7 Will. 4) c. civ

An Act for making a Railway to join the London and Birmingham Railway at or near the Regent's Canal in the Parish of Saint Pancras in the County of Middlesex, and proceed from thence to Skinner Street in the City of London, to be called "The London Grand Junction Railway.

[04th July 1836]

ANNO SEXTO & SEPTIMO GULIELMI IV. REGIS. ****#**#**********************#******************#* Cap. civ. An Act for making a Railway to join the London and Birmingham Railway at or near the Regent's Canal in the Parish of Saint Pancras in the County of Middlesex, and proceed from thence to Skinner Street in the City of London, to be called "The London Grand Junction Railway." [4th July 1836.] W HEREAS an Act was passed in the Third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act for making 3 W. a c. 30. a Railway from London to Birmingham : And whereas the Railway authorized to be made by the said Act, and by an Act passed in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of His present Ma jesty, intituled An Act to enable the London and Birmingham Raikcay 5 & fi W. 1. Company to extend and alter the Line qf such Railway, and for other c- 56- Purposes relating thereto, has been commenced, and is now in pro gress : And whereas the making a Railway commencing at or near the Line of and to form a Junction with the said London and Bir mingham Railway at or near the Regent's Canal, and terminating at or near Skinner Street in the Parishes of St. Andrew Holborn and Saint Sepulchre in the City of London, will be of great public Advan tage, by opening an additional, cheap, certain, and expeditious Com munication between the City of London and Camden Town, Hampslead, Jlighgate, and adjoining Places, and also, by forming such Junction as aforesaid with the said London and Birmingham Railway, will facilitate the Conveyance of Persons, Goods, and Merchandize be- [Local.'] 45 N tween 4098 6&7GULIELMI IV. Cap.dv. tween the City of London and the Towns of Liverpool, Birmingham, and Manchester, and the several intermediate and adjacent Places: And whereas the several Persons herein-after named are willing at their own Costs and Charges to carry into execution the said Undertaking ; but the same cannot be effected without the Authority of Parliament: May it therefore please Your Majesty that it 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 Proprietors by the Authority of the same, That John Annandalc, Charles Henry incorporated, ^ghky, William Wright Bampton, Harry Barker, Thomas Bonner, George Alexander Bi-own, Charles Henry Clay, Richard Cheesewright, William Cash, William Campbell, William George Clifton, John Copland, Samuel Button, William Fenxvick, John fir amp ton, Charles Eraser,' William Griffith, 'Thomas Smith Goode, Christopher Groves, 'Thomas Griper, Charles Gunston, Denny Gardner, George Greenjell, John Hodgson, Jeroh Harpur, Richard Hocking, William Hargrcave, James Dudley Hart, John Jackson, James Johnston, Charles Henry Knox, Henry Kirk, William Krauss, John King, Henry Lamb, F. W. and R. S. Lemon, Lieutenant Colonel Mills, Captain Henry Moore, Josiah Merrick, Lieutenant Colonel George Netlhorpe, Joseph Owen, William Archer Price, Joseph Price, Richard Preston, Richard John Pickmere, Buckley Price, John Pohvarth, Arthur J. Robinson, Thomas Rake, Daniel Higley Richardson, Lieutenant Colonel John Roll, Captain William Read, William Rothery, Edward Richardson, James Richardson, John Cross Richardson, William Richardson, Joseph Raleigh, Samuel Hodgson Smythe, William Scott, George Smith, John. Ashley Saunders, John Strickland, Jonathan 'Thorp, Thomas 'Turner, George Edward Toxvey, Samuel Thorp, Thomas Tetley, John 'Thorp, William IViorp, Rowland Unxvin, Charles Whitchurfih, James Hutchinson Waugh, George Wright, John Whit taker, Malthexo Wells, William Wallace, William Watson, Robert Samuel Weakley, Samuel Waring, Lieutenant Colonel Henry While, and every other Person and Corporation that has subscribed or shall hereafter subscribe towards the said Undertaking, and their several and respective Successors, Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, shall be and they are hereby united into a Company for making and maintaining the said Railway and other Works by this Act authorized, and for other the Purposes herein declared, according to the Provisions and Restrictions herein-after mentioned, and for that Purpose shall be One Body Corporate by the Name and Style of " The London Grand Junction Railway 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 have Power and Authority, from and after the passing of this Act and at all Times thereafter, to purchase, hold, and sell Lands for the Use and Benefit of the said Undertaking without incurring any Penalties or Forfeitures of the Statute of Mortmain or otherwise, and shall have and exercise all other Powers and Authorities which are herein-after given or mentioned. Uuies tor the 11. And be it further enacted, That where in this Act any Word Interpret*- sna|i ^e use(j jmpOIting the Singular Number or the Masculine Gen-uono tns der only, such Word shall be understood to include several Matters 12 as 6&7GULIELMI IV. Cap.cW. 4099 as well as one Matter, several Persons as well as one Person, and Females as well as Males; and where'the Word " Lands" shall be used . the same shall be understood to include Tenements and Hereditaments ; and where the Word " Corporation" shall be used the same shall be understood to mean any Body Politic, Corporate, or Collegiate, Civil or Ecclesiastical, Aggregate or Sole, unless in any of the Cases aforesaid it be otherwise specially provided, or there be something in the Subject or Context repugnant to such Construction. III. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Proprietors Company to raise amongst themselves any Sum of Money for making may raise and maintaining the said Railway and other Works by this Act Money authorized, not exceeding in the whole the Sum of Six hundred themselves thousand Pounds, the whole to be divided into Shares of Fifty Pounds for the Un- each; and such Shares shall be numbered, beginning with Number eJertaking, # One, in arithmetical Progression, and every such Share shall be dis- coo^aa!'1'"*'' tinguished by the Number 10 be applied to the same ; and-the said be divided Shares shall be and arc hereby vested in 4he several Parties taking into Shares the same, and their several and respective Successors, Executors* of Ml. each. Administrators, and Assigns, to their proper Use and Benefit, pro portionally to the Sum they shall severally contribute; and every Person and Corporation, and their several and respective Successors* Executors, Administrator*, and Assigns, who have subscribed or shall severally subscribe for One or more Share or Shares, or such Sum or Sums as shall be demanded in lieu thereof, towards the said . Undertaking, and other the Purposes of the said Subscription, shall be entitled to and receive in proportionable Parts, according to the respective Sums so by them respectively paid, the net Profits and Advantages which shall arise or accrue from or by the Rates, Tolls, and other Sums of Money to be received by the said Company as and when the same shall be divided by the Authority of this Act. IV. And be it further enacted, That the Money to be raised by the Application said Company by virtue of this Act shall be laid out and applied, in f.f,M"*f ,0 the first place, in paying and discharging all Costs and Expeiices incurred in applying for, obtaining, and passing this Act, and all other Expences preparatory or relating thereto; and (he Remainder of such Money shall be applied in and towards purchasing Lands, and making and maintaining the said Railway and other Works, and in otherwise carrying this Act into execution. V. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful'for the said Company Company and thev are hereby empowered to make and maintain the emlK"vcrcl1 n m i ? i". i i n u, , , -, to make the Railway herein-after mentioned, with all proper Works and Conve- Kailwav. nierices connected therewith, in the Line or Course, and upon, across, under, or over the Lands delineated on the Plan and described in the Book of Reference deposited with the Clerks of the Peace for the County of Middlesex and the City of London respectively; (that is to say,) commencing at or near and forming a Junction with the Line of the said intended Railway from London to Birmingham at or near the Regent's Canal in the Parish of Saint Paricras in the County of Middlesex, and passing from, in, through, and into the several Parishes,Townships, Hamlets, or Places of Saint Pancras, Sai?il Man/ Islington, 4100 Plans and Books of Reference deposited with the Clerks of the Veace to remain there, and to be - open to inspection. Unintentional Errors in Act or Plans or Books of Reference not to prevent Execution of Act. 6 & 7 GULIELMI IV. Cap.cW. Islington, Saint Andrew Holborn above Bars, Saint James Clerkenwell, Saint Andrew Holborn, and Saint Sepulchre, or some of them, in the said County of Middlesex, Saint Andrew Holborn and Saint Sepulchre in the City of London, and terminating at Cock Lane near Skinner Street in the said Parish of Saint Sepulchre in the said City of London. VI. And whereas Maps or Plans and Sections describing the Line of the said Railway, and the Lands upon, across, under, or over which the said Railway and the Works connected therewith were intended to be carried and made, together with Books of Re ference containing a List of the Names of the Owners and Occupiers of such Lands, have been deposited in the Offices of the respective Clerks of the Peace for the County of Middlesex and the City of...

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