Roads from Mead Brook (Gloucestershire) to Christian Malford Bridge (Wiltshire) Act 1809

Publication Date:January 01, 1809
 
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Roads from Mead Brook (Gloucestershire) to Christian Malford Bridge (Wiltshire) Act 1809

(49 Geo. 3) c. clxi

An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of several Acts of His late and present Majesty, for repairing the Roads from Mead Brook in the County of Gloucester, to Christian Malford Bridge in the County of Wilts, and other Places therein mentioned ; and for extending the said Road to the Centre of Christian Malford Bridge.

[10th June 1809]

ANNO QUADRAGESIMO NONO ^.******#ft*!.s**#**a%*#*#*****#*********^K******iMi*** Cap. 161. An Aft for enlarging the Term and Powers of feveral Ads of His late and prefent Majefty, for repairing the Roads from Mead Brook in the County of Gloucefter, to Chrijiian Malford Bridge in the County of Wilts, and other Places therein mentioned ; and for extending the faid Road to the Centre of Chrijiian Malford Bridge, [ roth * 1809.] W HEREAS an Aft was made in the Twenty-nintli Year of the Reign of His late Majefty, intituled, An Aft for amending and %$G*%t* $6. keeping in Repair the Roads leading from Mead Brook, which di vides the Pariflm of Pucklechurch and Mangotsfield in the County of Glou cester., to Chrtftian Malford Bridge in the County of Wilts; and alfo from Pucklechurch aforefaid to certain Coal Mines in the faid Parijh: And whereas another A£t was made in the Second Year of the Reign of His prefent Majeity, intituled, An Aft to amend and render more effeftual an Aft, % G. 3. c. 740 smade in the Twenty-ninth Tear of the Reign of His late Majefty^ intituled^ ?' An Aft for amending and keeping in Repair the Roads leading from Mead 6 Brook, which divides the Parifhes of Pucklechurch and Mangotsfield in x the County of Gloucefter, to Christian Malford Bridge in the County of Wilts ; and alfo from Pucklechurch aforefaid to certain Coal Mines in the 6 faid Parifh :* And whereas another Aft was made in the Twenty-feventh Year of the Reign of His prefent Majefty, intituled, An Aft for more effec* 270.3.0.68* dually repairing the Roads leading from Mead Brook., which divides the Pa* \Lac. ?& Per.2 37 D rifhes 33^6 490GEORGII HI. G$.i6t. rijhes 0/Tucklechurch. and Mangotsfield in the County of Gloucester, i$ Chriflian Malford Bridge in the County of Wilts; and from Pucklechurch aforefaid to certain Coal Mines in the faid Parifot And whereas the Truf-tees appointed by and inpurfuance of the faid recited Afts have made great Progrefs in the Repair of the faid Roads, and for that Purpofe have borrowed the Sum of Three thoufand four hundred and eighty Pounds upon the Credit of the Tolls authorized to be taken upon the faid Roads, which ftill remains due, with a confiderable Arrear of Iiltereft, and the fame cannot be repaid, nor the faid Roads effeftually amended and kept in Repair, unlefs the Term granted by the faid Afts be continued, and the Powers and Provisions thereof altered, enlarged, and rendered more effeftual: And whereas, although the faid Roads were not in and by the faid recited Ads declared to be Two diftinft Diftrifts of Road, the faldTruftees have, always deemed them to be fo, and have kept the Accounts of Money borrowed, and the Tolls received thereupon, feparate and diftinft from each other, and fettled in and by their Accounts that the Sum of Three thoufand and eighty Pounds, Part of the faid Sum of Three thoufand four hundred and eighty Pounds was due and owing, and charged on the Tolls arifing on that Part of the feid Road deemed the Lower or Pucklechurch Diftrift, and the remaining Siim of Four hundred Pounds in like Manner, qn the other Part of the faid Road which they deemed the Upper or Dray cot Diftrift; and it would be more convenient to the laid Truftees if fuch Diftrifts were directed to be made feparate by this Aft : And whereas if the faid Road was extended to the Centre of Chrflian Malford Bridge, it would be an Accommodation to the Public: May it therefore pleafe Your Majefty that it may be eriafted; and be it enafted by the King's moft Excellent Majefty, by and with the Advice and Confent of thd Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this prefent Parliament afferabled, and by the'Authority-of, the lame, That the faid Road fhali be oxtaitd&l to the Centre of Chriflian Malford Bridge ; and that the faid recited Afts, and all the Claufes, Power$, Authorities, Provifions, Penalties, Forfeitures, Matters, and Things therein contained (except fuch Parts thereof as relate to Exemptions from Stamp Duties, and alfo fuch as are hereby varied, altered, or repealed),* fhall be and remain in full Force and Effeft, and fhall be executed for and during the Term herein-after mentioned, as fully and effectually, to all Intents and Purpofe?, as if the fame were repeated and xe-enafted in the Body of this Aft, and as if the faid Road to the Centre of Chriflian Malford Bridge aforefaid had been Part of the R&ad included in the laid Afta, but fubjeft neverthelefs to the Alterations and Amendments herein contained ; and that this Aft fhall commence and take Effect upon the palling thereof; and the Term and Powers hereby granted fhall be and are hpreby declared to be fubjeft and liable to the Payment of all Sums of Money now due and owing on the Credit of the faid recited Ads, and of fuch other Sums of Money as fhall or may hereafter be borrowed upon the Credit thereof and of this Aft, and f all Intereft due and to grow due thereon refpeftively, in Manner herein-after mentioned. Additional il And be it further enafted, That Robert AJhe Clerk, Thomas Brooke Fitzherbert Brooke, James Browning, Jofeph Baldwin, John Baldwin, George Biffett Clerk, William Powell Bendry, WUiia?n Coleman, John Dark9 Stephen George, Francis Triboudet Demainbray Clerk, Abraham Lloyd Edridge, Thomas Edridge % Jfaac Sadler Gale, Ralph Gaby, Hooper Cletk, John Heath, Jones Clerkj Matthew frlarjh Clerk, Nicholas 49*GEORGII HI.- Gap.16'1. $327 Nicholas Clerk-, Philip Prothor&e, John Perris9 Thomas Pyke, John Parjloe, John Reeks, William Smith, , Ifaac Underwood, thfe Honourable Henry Wind/or, John Chapman Wallace, and-Henry\Wightnjoick file:///Wightnjoick Clerk, (beingqualified according to the Diredions of the faid recited Ads) (hall be and are hereby added to and joined with the furviving and remaining Truftees ap* pointed by or in pursuance of the faid recited Aas for putting the faid recited A&s and this A& into Execution, and fliali have the like Powers for jhat Purpofe as if they had been named and appointed Truftees in or by .virtue of the faid recited Ads, or either of them: Provided ri6verthelef$i that all A&s and Proceedings of any Perfon or Perfons who have aGM as a Truftee or Truftees in the Execution of the faid recited Ads,j or who fhall act as a Truftee or Truftees in the Execution of this Adj though not duly qualified previous to his or their being convided of the faid Offence, fhalfnotwithftanding fuch Convidion be as good, valid, and effeduali a* if fuch Perfon or Perfons had been qualified according to the Dire&ioris of the faid fir-ft recited Aft : Provided alfo, that all Matters and Things'to fee done by the faid Truftees fhaii and may be done front the paiHng of this Aft by any Five or more of them prefent at any Meeting to be held under this Ad; any Thing in the faid recited Afls contained to the contrary thereof notwithftanding* III. And be it further enaded, That from and after the paffing of this Roadsdivided Ad, the faid feveral Roads fhall be divided into Two Diftrias, that is to intoDiftriai. fay, the Road leading from Mead Brook, which divides the Parifhes of Pucklechurch and Mnngoisf eld in the County of Gloucejier, to the Salutation Inn in the Parifh of Cajile Coomb in the County of Wilts, and from PucBe-church aforefaid to certain Coal Mines in the faid Parifh mentioned in the faid recited Ads^fhali be theFirft Diftrid, and be called or known Ky the Name and Diftindion of " The Pucklechurch 01; Lower DijlriSl" and the Road from, the faid Salutation Inn to the Centre of Chrijiian Malford Bridge, fliali be .called the Second Diftrid, by the Name and Diftin&ibn of " The Draycot or Upper Dijlriar IV. Provided always, and be it further .enaded, That every Perfon who Perfons pay* ihall pay Toll, at any [Turnpike or Turnpikes, Side-Bar or Side-Bar^ fal- inS Tlh at ready crcifted, or which, by virtue of this Aa fliali be ereaed on any Part of fuaJ £o?gh the Roads in the faid Draycot or Upper Diftrid, (hall be permitted to pafs other Gate* Toll-free on the fame Day through every other Turnpike or Side-Bar that Toll-free, is or (hall be^re^ed oa. the faid Road called the Draycot or Upper Diftrid, on producing taNote or Ticket to the Colledor or Colledors of fuch Tolls, denoting fuch Payment, which Notes or Tickets fuch Coiledor or Collectors are hereby required to give on Receipt of the Tolls; and if any Per* fori fliali fraudulently take the Benefit of fuch Exemption, fuch Perfon fhall for every, fuch Offence forfeit and pay any Sum not exceeding Forty ^Shillings, V. And be it further enaded, That the faid Truftees may and are Exemption hereby authorized and empowered to demand and take/by the refpedive Perfons who are and fhall ba appointed for that Purpofe in and by the faid Ads or this Ad, the feveral Tolls direded t be received and taken by the faid recited Ad of the Twenty feventh Year of the Reign of His prefent Majefty, befdre any Horfc or other Cattle fhall*be permitted to pafs through any Turnpike or Side-Bar ereded or to be ereded on the faid Roads, except 3328 49*GEORGII III. Cap. 161. cept as herein-before mentioned, and alfo except for any Horfe, Cattle, or Beaft herein-after mentioned, for which no Toll fhall be demanded or. taken, (that is to fay) for any Horfe, Cattle, or Beaft employedin carrying or conveying, or going to carry or convey, or returning from carrying or conveying, having been employed only in carrying or conveying on the fame Day any Stones, Bricks, Timber, Wood, Gravel, or other Materials for repairing the fa id Roads, or any of the...

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