Manchester and Leeds Railway Act 1839

Publication Date:January 01, 1839
 
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Manchester and Leeds Railway Act 1839

(2 & 3 Vict.) c. lv

An Act for extending and for altering the Line of the Manchester and Leeds Railway, and for making Branches therefrom; and for amending the Acts relating thereto.

[1st July 1839]

ANNO SECUNDO & TERTIO VICTORLE * Cap. 1 v. An Act for extending and for altering the Line of the Manchester and Leeds Railway, and for making Branches therefrom; and for amending [1st July 1839.] the Acts relating thereto. HEREAS an Act was passed in the Sixth and Seventh Year of the Reign of His late,Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled An Act for making a Railway from Man- 6&7W.4. Chester to Leeds; and certain Persons were thereby incorporated c ill. under the Name of " The Manchester and Leeds Railway Company,w with Power to make a Railway to be called "The Manchester and Leeds Railway :" And whereas another Act was passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty, intituled An Act for 7W.41 enabling the Manchester and Leeds Railway Company to vary the Line 1 Vict, c-2*' of such Railway; and for amending and enlarging the Powers and Provisions qf the Act relating thereto : And whereas it is expedient that a Portion herein-after mentioned of the Line of the said Rail- r way should be altered, and that the said Company should be em? powered to make the Extension of the said Railway and the Branches therefrom herein-after mentioned, and that a Diversion of the River Colder should be made ; and that the said Company should also be gpipowered to provide additional and enlarged Stations, Yards, Ware^ [Local] HP houses, 1202 2 & 3 VICTORIA, Cap.hr http://Cap.hr . it may Excellent houses, and other Conveniences in the Town of Manchester; and; it is also expedient that some of the Provisions of the said Acts should be altered, extended, and enlarged: And whereas the several Purposes aforesaid cannot be carried into effect without the'Authority of Parliament: May it therefore please Your Majesty that be enacted \ and be it enacted by the Queen's most Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal,, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, Provisions of and by the Authority of the same, That all the Powers, Authorities, recited Acts Provisions, Directions, Regulations, Rules, Restrictions, Limitations, f£teT^d t0 Exemptions, Remedies, Penalties, Clauses, Matters, and Things contained in the said recited Acts or either of them (except such of them or such Parts thereof respectively as are by the lastly-recited Act or by this Act, or by any General Act of Parliament hereafter to be passed, repealed, altered, or otherwise provided for,) shall extend and be construed to extend to this Act, and to the several Works, Acts, Deeds, Matters, and Things hereby authorized or required to be made or done, and shall operate and be in force in respect to the Objects and Purposes of this Act, as fully and effectually* to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever, as if the same Powers, Authorities, Provisions, Directions, Regulations, Rules, Restrictions, Limita-tions3 Exemptions, Remedies, Penalties, Clauses, Matters, and Things were repeated and re-enacted in this Act. Power to make an Extension of said Railway, and Branches -therefrom, and Alteration thereof, II. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Company and they are hereby authorized and empowered to make and maintain the Extension of the Line of the said Railway, and also the Alteration in the Line thereof, and the Branches therefrom, herein-after respectively mentioned, (together with all Stations, Wharfs, Warehouses, Yards, Offices, Sheds, Works, and other Conveniences requisite and proper for the same respectively,) and to and to make make the Diversion of the River Colder herein-after also mentioned, all requisite in the respective Lines or Courses, and upon, across, under, or over Stations. the several Lands delineated on the respective Plans and referred to in the respective Books of Reference thereto deposited as herein-after mentioned with the respective Clerks of the Peace for the County Palatine of Lancaster and for the West Riding of the County of Extension. York; (that is to "say,) to make and maintain an Extension of the Oldham Branch. Line of the said Railway, commencing in a Piece .of Land intended for an Engine Station, in the Township and Parish of Manchester in the said County Palatine of Lancaster, belonging to the said Man^ Chester and Leeds Railway Company, numbered Four on a Plan of the said Railway deposited with the Clerk of the Peace for the said County Palatine on the Thirtieth Day of November One thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, and near the End of the Viaduct there, and there to'unite with a Branch now staked out. and about to be formed from the said Manchester and Leeds Railway into the said Station, and the said Extension hereby authorized terminating in or near a Piece of Land near to Hunts Bank in the Township and Parish of Manchester, and passing in, through, or into the several Townships of Cheetham and Manchester in the said Parish of Manchester; and to make and maintain a Branch from and out of the said Manchester and Leeds Railway to Oldham, commencing in or 5 near 2 & 3 VICTORIA, Cbjo.lv http://Cbjo.lv ; 1203 near a certain Field in the Township of Chadderton, in the Parish of Prestwich otherwise Prestwich-cum-Oldham in the said County Palatine of Lancaster, which, in a Plan of the said Manchester and Leeds Railway deposited with the Clerk of the Peace for the same County on the Thirtieth Day of November One thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, is numbered Thirty-six, in the said Township of Chadderton, and terminating, at Mumps within the Township of Oldham in the same Parish, in a Piece of open Ground on the South Side of and adjoining or near to the Turnpike Road leading from Oldham to Austerlands, according to a certain Plan of the said Branch deposited with the Clerk of the Peace for the said County Palatine on the Thirty-first Day of March One thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, with such Alterations and Deviations from the same Plan as are shown in another Plan deposited with the same Clerk of the Peace on the Thirtieth Day of. November One thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, the said Branch Railway, with such Alterations as aforesaid, being made from, in, through, or into the several Townships or Extra-parochial Places of Oldham and Chadderton, or some of them, all in the said Parish of Prestwich otherwise Prestwich cum Oldham in the said County Palatine of Lancaster ; and t6 make and maintain another Branch from and out of the said Halifax Manchester and Leeds Railway to Halifax, commencing in or near to Branch. a certain Wood in the Township of Elland cum Greetland in the West Riding of the County of York which, in a Plan of the Manchester and Leeds Railway deposited with the Clerk of the Peace for the said West Riding on the Thirtieth Day of November One thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, is numbered One, in the said Township of Elland cum Greetland, and terminating in a Nursery Garden or Piece of Land belonging or reputed to belong to Ann Walker, and in the Occupation of William Throp, situate at or near the Westerly End of a certain Highway in the Township of Halifax in the said West Riding called Water Lane, such last-mentioned Branch being made from, in, through, or into the several Townships or Extra-parochial Places of Elland cum Greetland, Southowram, Skircoat, and Halifax, or some of them, all in the Parish of Halifax aforesaid and in-the said West Riding of the County of York ; and Alteration. to make an Alteration in the Line of the said Railway near to the Hamlet of Kirkthorpe in the Parish of Warmfield in the said West Riding, commencing at or near the Eastern Bank of the River Calder, and near to the Boundary Line there dividing the Township of Warm-feld cum Heath in the said Parish of Warmfield and'the Township of Stanley cum Wrenthorpe in the Parish'of Wakefield in the said West Riding, at a Place nearly opposite the East End of a Fence dividing Two Fields in the said last-mentioned Township, numbered respectively 44- and 45 In'a-Plan-of the said Manchester and Leeds Railway deposited with the Clerk of the Peace for the said West Riding on the Thirtieth Day of November One thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, and terminating in or near a Field in-the said Township of Warmfield cum Heath numbered 8 in the same Plan,, such altered Line of Railway being made and passing in, into, or-through the several Parishes, Townships, Hamlets, or Places of Wakefield, Wamtfteld, Kirkthorpe, Stanley cum, Wrenthorpe, and Warmfield cum Heath, in the said West Riding, or One of them j and also, 1204 2 & 3 VICTORIA, Cap.hr http://Cap.hr . Diversion of also, subject to the Provisions and Restrictions herein-after contained, IliverCalder. t0 raa]ce a Diversion in the Course of the River Calder near a Place called the Broad Reach, commencing in a Part of the said River lying on the East Side of a Cut or Canal now forming from the said River Calder, and at or near a Field numbered 53m in the said last-mentioned Plan of the said Railway, and terminating in another Part of the said River lying between Kirkthorpe Cut and Kirkthorpe Dam, and passing in, through, or into the several Parishes, Townships, Hamlets, or Places of Wakefield, Warnifield, Stanley cum Wrenthorpe,- Kirkthorpe, Warmfield cum Heath, or some of them; and also to stop up so much of the Navigation of the said River Calder as lies between the said Two Points of Diversion, and to divert into the said altered Course the; Water from the said River* and to change the TowingPath thereto adjoining, and to execute all Works necessary and proper for making the same Diversion of the said River. Plans, &c. to HI, And whereas several Maps or Plans and Sections respectively remain m the describing the respective Lines of the said...

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