New Pembury Harbour Act 1825

Publication Date:January 01, 1825
 
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New Pembury Harbour Act 1825

(6 Geo. 4) c. cxv

An Act, for making and constructing a Harbour and other Works in the Parish of Pembrey in the County of Carmarthen; and for making a Canal and Railway from the said Harbour to the Kidwelly and Llanelly Canal in the said County.

[10 June 1825]

ANNO SEXTO GEORGE IV. REGIS. **************************************************** Cap. cxv. An Act for making and constructing a Harbour and other Works in the Parish of Pembrey hi the County of_ Carmarthen; and for making a Canal and Railway from the said Harbour to the Kidwelly and Llanelly Canal in the said County. [10th June 1825.] HEREAS.'the establishing a safe and commodious Harbour on the North Side of Burry River, upon the Sands and certain Commonable Land in the Parish .of Pembrey in the County of Carmarthen, sufficient for .the Accommodation, and'Safety of Vesstels resorting thereto, will be not only highly useful to the Proprietors ,of Estates and Collieries in the Neighbourhood thereof, but also of great Advantage to the Public in general: And whereas the several Persons hereinrafter named .are willing and desirous, at their own Expence, to form ,and complete such.a Harbour, ,with proper Quays, Piers, Wharfs, and other necessary and convenient Works thereto: And whereas the making-and (maintaining a Canal navigable for Barges, Boats,.and other Vessels, and a Railway or Tramroad for the Passage of Waggons and other Carriages,,from.such Harbour to the Line of.a certain Canal called %he Kidwelly.and -Llanelly Canal, passing, of,intended,fo pass, through the.said .Parish;,of Pem^ez/, and through the Parishes of Langendiern, Kidwelly, and Llanelli/, inthe said County of Carmarthen, will be of very beneficial Consequences to the Proprietors of the said Canal, and also to {Local.'] 32 B the 2858 6GEORGII IV. Cap.cxy. Proprietors. Company to be a Body Corporate, and have a Common Seat. the Proprietors of Estates, Collieries, and other Works in the Neighbourhood : But inasmuch as the beneficial Purposes aforesaid cannot be carried into execution without the Aid and 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 by the Authority of the same, That Sir Edward Banks, James Brogden, William Custance, Richard Eaton, Charles Hammond the younger, Francis Charles James Pemberton, Christopher Pemberlon, Edward Picton Clerk, Robert Sutton, Elizabeth Sutton, John Sutton, Sarah Sutton, and their several and respective Successors, Administrators, and Assigns, together with such other Person of Persons, Body or Bodies Politic, Corporate, or Collegiate, as shall at any Time hereafter be possessed of any Share or Shares of or in the said Harbour, Canal, Railway, or Tramroad, and the Pjers, Quays, Wharfs, and other Works to be constructed and made by virtue of or under the Authority of this Act, shall be and they are hereby united into and declared to be a Company, for the constructing, making, completing, maintaining, and supporting the said Harbour, Canal, and Railway, or Tramroad at Pe.rn.bret/ http://Pe.rn.bret/ aforesaid, and all Piers, Quays, Wharfs, Buildings, and such other Works, Requisites, Matters, and Things as shall or may be necessary for the constructing, completing, and maintaining of the same, for the Accommodation of the Vessels resorting to and using the same, and for the other Purposes of this Act, according to the Directions and subject to the several Provisions, Regulations, and Restrictions herein. after contained, and for the Purposes of this Act are and shall be One Body Politic and Corporate, by the Name and Style of "' The New "' Pembrey Harbour Company ;" and by that Name shall have perpetual Succession and a Common Seal, and by that Name shall and may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, at Law or in Equity, and shall and may prefer and prosecute any Bill or Bills of Indictment against any Person or Persons who shall commit any Felony, Misdemeanor, or other Offence indictable by the Laws of this Realm ; and by that Name and Description may and shall have full Power and Capacity to purchase,, take, have, hold, and enjoy any Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments whatsoever, to the Use of themselves and their Successors, for#the Purposes of this Act, without incurring any of the Penalties or Forfeitures of the Statutes of Mortmain, or any of them, and also to sell any of the Messuages, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments purchased for the Purposes aforesaid. Not to de- H. And whereas a Map or Plan describing the said intended Harbour, viate from Canal, and Railway or Tramroad, and the Land and Ground upon which the Line laid the same are intended to be made, together with a Paper containing an Ran" without Account of the Owners and Occupiers of such Land or Ground, has been Consent. lodged in the Office of the Clerk of the Peace for the County of Carmarthen) be it therefore enacted, That the Proprietors for the Time being of the said Harbour, Canal, and Railway or Tramroad shall not deviate more than One hundred Yards from the Line described in the said Map or Plan ; and the said Map or Plan shall remain in the Custody of the Clerk oT the Peace for the said County, to the end that all Persons niay at all seasonable Times have Liberty to inspect and peruse the same, r and (fGEORGII IV. Cap.cxy. 2859 and to take Copies thereof or Extracts therefrom at their Will and Pleasure, paying to the said Clerk of the Peace for the Time being the Sum of One Shilling for every such Inspection, and at the Rate of Sixpence for every One hundred Words of such Copies or Extracts; and the said Map or Plan, or any Copy or Copies thereof, certified by such Clerk of the Peace to be a true Copy or true Copies of such Map or Plan, shall be and is and are hereby declared to be good Evidence in all Courts of Law, and shall be admitted as such by and before all Judges, Justices, and others. III. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That if any of the Misnomers Land or Ground intended to be taken or used for the Purposes of this ,10t t0 Pre- Act shall happen not to be described in the said Map or Plan, or any of Execution the Owners or Occupiers of the same, or any of the Land or Ground 0f this Act. described in the said Map or Plan, or any Part thereof, shall happen to be omitted, misnamed, or inaccurately described in the said Paper, or either of them, such Omission,_ M is n o tne r, or J na.cc http://na.cc _u ra teJDese ript ion sha 11 n ot prevent or retard the Execution of this Act, but the Land or Ground and every Part thereof shall or may be taken and used for the Purposes of this Act as fully and effectually as if the Owners and Occupiers of the same had not been omitted, or were properly and accurately named, in case it shall appear to any Two or more Justices of the Peace of the County wherein such Land or Ground shall be situated, and be certified by Writing under their Hands, that such Omission, Misnomer, or inaccurate Description proceeded from Mistake only, or that the real Owners pi-Occupiers of such Land or Ground had Notice that the same would be wanted for the Purposes thereof, IV. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Company Company of Proprietors, and they are hereby authorized and empowered, ay j^U1'? by themselves, their Deputies, Agents, Officers, Workmen, Servants, and ^"a)^' ier?' .others, to make, construct, erect, build, and maintain, and from Time to Time support and keep in repair, on the Sands, Land, and Ground in ?Pembrey aforesaid in manner by this Act directed, such Quays, Piers, Wharfs, and other Works, Buildings, Matters, and Things as they shall deem necessary or expedient for the Formation of a commodious Harbour, and for making the same fit for the Reception, Accommodation, and Security of Ships, Barges, Boats, and other Vessels, and the Officers and Crews thereof, and for the more convenient loading and unloading of such Ships, Barges, Boats, and other Vessels, and also to erect and make, or cause to be erected and made, such Buildings and Warehouses for receiving of Goods and Merchandizes, and such Dwelling Houses and .Other Buildings, Accommodations, Matters, and Things, and in such .Manner as the said Company of Proprietors shall deem necessary or expedient; and also to make and maintain a Canal to be navigable and Canal and passable for Barges, Boats, and other Vessels, and also a Railway or Railway from Tramroad for the Passage of Waggons and other Carriages, from the said ttie H^our Harbour, to join the Line of the said Canal called The Kidwelly and weuy and " Llanelly Canal, all in the said Parish of Pembrey, at or near a Place called Llanelly Gors; and also to erect Shipping Places, Wharfs, and all other Con- Canal. veniences whatsoever, for the Purposes of loading and unloading Goods to and from the said Canal, Railway, or Tramroad. V. And mo Width of Canal, Rail- 6GEORGII IV. Cap.cxv. way and Towing Taths. , V. Arid be it further enacted, That the L'ands or Grounds to be taken or used for the Ca'nal, Railway, or Tramroad hereby authorized to be fhade, dn& for the Towing Paths; Banks, and Side Drains thereof respectively, arid the Ditches and Fences to separate such Towing Paths,-Banks, and Side Drains from the adjoining Lands, shall hot exceed Fifty Yards in Breadth, measured horizontally. For making Approaches to the Harbour or Canal; VI. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Company of Proprietors to make, maintain, and repair a public Carriage' Road or public Carriage Roads over the Common in the said Parish of Pembrey, for the Purpose of communicating with and making Approaches to and from the said Harbour, Canal, arid other Works. Power to purchase Lands, &c. VII. And be it further enacted...

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