Thirsk and Masham Road Act 1821

Publication Date:January 01, 1821
 
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Thirsk and Masham Road Act 1821

(1 & 2 Geo. 4) c. vii

An Act for amending and repairing the Road from Thirsk, over Skipton Bridge, to Hutton Moor, and through Ainderby-Quernhow and Nosterfield, to Masham, in the North Riding of the County of York

[24 March 1821]

ANN0 PRIM0 & SECUND0 GEORGII IV. REGIS. Cap. vii. An Act for amending and repairing the Road &om T&irsk, over Sk+ton Bridge, to Hutton Moor, and through Ainderby- Quernhow and Nostereld, to Masham, in the North Riding of the County of York. 124th March 182 1 .] HEREAS an Act was passed in the Twenty-eighth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, intituled An 28G,2,c,51. Act for repairing and widening the Road from Thirsk, over Skipton Bridge, through Baldersby to Baldersby Gate adjoining to Hutt,on Moor in the Way to Ripon, and through Ainderby-Quernhow md Nosterfield, by Well Flashes Gate, to Masham, in the Coun& of York j and likewise for removing the YbZZ House and Turnpike Gates at Busby Stobb, in the said County, to some other convenient Place in the Road leading from Boroughbridge to the City of Durhani : And whereas an Act was passed in the hineteenth Year of the Reign of His late Mdjesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for en- 196.3.c.80. kzrgin. the 7'ek and Powers ofan Act made in the Twenty-eighth Year Of the Reign // His Majesty King George the Second, intituled ` An ` Act for repairing and widening the Road from Thirsk, over Skipton Bridge, through Bddersby to Baldersby Gate, agjoining to Hutton [Local.] RT- ' Moor, 15Q 1" 8i 2' GEORGII IV. Cap.vii. Moor, in the Way to Ripon, and through Ainderby-Quernhow and ' Nosterfield, by Well Flashes Gate, to Mmhain, in the Cout?ty of York ; derby-Quernhow and Nosterfield, to Masham, in the North Riding of the County of York : And whereas the Trustees appointed in or by virtue of the* said seyeralr+cts proceeded to put the same into Execution, and d@fc$- that f'p pc&q borrow aud @ke ut, at Interest several ccensider- said Acts authorized to be collected upon the said Road, for repair- ing and widening the same, which still remain due and owing, and the subsisting Term of the said several Acts is near expiring : And whereas the said Road cannot be sufficiently amended, widened; im- proved, and kept in Repair, nor can the Money so borrowed be repaid or the Interest thereon be discharged, unless the Term and Powers of the said several Acts are enlarged, and the Tolls increased : And whereas It would facilitate the Execution of the Purposes aforesaid if the said Acts were repealed, and if such of th Powers and Pro- visions of the said several Acts relating to the said Road, as shall be qitinued ,or amended, 'Were corisolidated and comprised in One kt, and if further Powers and Provisioris were granted and made Fhyat therefore please your Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be enacted by k& King's IIIOE~ Excellent Majesty, by and with the idvice ad, CoprTent. of the Lords Spiritual and 'I'empmal, and Corn- ihof~~ in* this present ,Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of Former Acts thb$afde, That the sa.M several recited Acts of the Twenty-eighth Year repealed. of the Reign of' King George the Second, and of the Nineteenth and $'qtx-first ,.Years 03 the Aeign of His late Majesty King George the Thb& shall be md the same are hereby declared to be repealed ; apd thqt, this Act shdl chinmenbe and take effect, and be ut in Exe- repairing; @mwdinkF;, widening, altering, im roving, and @@toiv&&geh and frdm then& though Belder&y to BaZde%By GNi. adjq&@g $9 +HWon Moor $.the way t6+ Ripon, And hough A@~$?Y-&~Qw and Nosterfield, by Web? Flashes Gate, to ilfushuy, iq the No&h Riding of %he C6unty of' York ;a atld this Act and the IJloUs hefiby gkaixted shall be and the she are hereby made sulqjecf and bble .to the Payment of dl Monies which are now due qnd owing on,the Credit af the Tolls authorized to be taken bj, the q+id several Akts, or any of: them, on the said Iload, and of all Interest due and to grbw due thereon, as fully and effectually to all Intents and Purposes, as if such Monies had been borrowed and 1 become &e %ds 6f id on&+ on the Credit and Security of' the Tolls by the ptios for, and dDrixig $he Term herein-afier mentioned, P or the Pur- ing in Repair the said Road fro& the lown o P ?'him& 0,i.a lo & P GEORGII 1V. Cip. vii. 159 ,hemme due on the Credit of this Act, or of the Tolls hereby mtho- rized to be collected. 11. And be it further enacted, That all His Majesty's Justices of Appointment the Peace mting tbr the North Eliding of the County of York, together of Trustees. with Sir Thomas Frankland, Sir Beltingham Reghald Graham, Sir Edward Smith, Sir John Beresfoord, Baronets ; Sir John Croft Knight, John Haddon Askwith, John Aaa'nes, William Baines Clerk, Christopher Bethell Doctor in Divinity, Henry Bolland, Roger Bolland, Joseph Burrill Clerk, Matthew Butterzick, Archibald Campbell, Edward Ckter, John Edward Carter, Charles Chaplin, Christopher Clarke, John C'lnridyre, John. Coutes, Peter Consett, Thomas Coore, Thomds Foster Coore, Samuel Crom@on, George Ford Clarke Clerk, John Dalton, John Dalton the younger, William Danby, William Dawson, 2'omnyris Dichins, Frederick Dodsworth Doctor in Divinity, Thomas Docleray Clerk, Robert Dent, Gregory Elsley, Heneage Elsley Clerk, Charle8 Heneap Elsley, James Ewbank, Thomas Eeks, Robert Frank- bd, Henry Gale, William Glaister Clerk, William Giaister the ysunges, Clerk, John Green Clerk, John Wallcer Harrison Clerk, Charles Harrison, Charles Hawison the younger, George Escourt Harrison, Marmaduke Hodgson, Jonathan Holmes Clerk, Tinlothp Hqtton, James Henry Darcy Hutton, JohR Raper Hunton, Willidm Heslington, William Raper Janson, . Valentine Kitchiqman, Si% Lascelks, John Li@, William Lawson Clerk, William Lambert, John Ace, Rohert Bell Livesey, John Thomas Maddison, Mark Milhtznk, Williani Morton, Harcozart Morioq Coqers Norton, William X&. mwz Clerk, CJidrles OxZeyt Hmry Pierst?, Cooper Preston, George Augustzts Peters, Henry Prest, John Charks Ramsden, Thomas Rob- sdn, James Robson, Edward Rhodes, Thomas Richardson, ,700h.n Rich ardsolz Clerk, Simon Thomas Scroope, Siwon Scroope, Thomas Xi& ingrnan Staueley, Richard Strangwayes, Richard Purchase Stranpayes, Thomas Thrush, Henry Trumper, Marmaduke Theahston Clerk, William FVelbank, Xhomas Stubbs Walker, Robert Ward, Matthew Wilson, Samuel lrrather, Thomas Wrather, Jonah Wasse, Jonah Wasse the younger, Doctbr df Medicine, Christopher Wyvill Clerk, and Henry Yarburgh, and their Successors, to be elected as hereis- after mentioned, shall be and they are hereby appointed Trustees for repairing, amending, widening, altering, improving, and maintain. ing in Repair the said Road, and for otherwise putting this Act in execution. 111. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Power to ap. '"'''- Trustees, or any Seven or more of them, and they are hereby autho- poillt add;- riqed and empowered, at any of their Meetings to be holden in pur- suance of this Act, to elect any additional Number of fit and proper Persons, residing within the County of York, not exceeding Ten in the whole, to be Trustees for the Purposes of this Act; and such Trustees so elected, and being duly qualified as herein-after mentioned, shall be and are hereby invested with the same Powers and Authorities for executing this Act, as ifthey had been herein named. IV. And be it further enacted, That when and so often as any of On Death or the Trustees hereby named or appointed, (except the Justices of the Refusaltu.w othkr Triiq- Peace 160 tees to ba chosen. Qualification .of Trustees. Trustees Oath or ABirmation. 1" & 2" GEORGII IV. Cap. vii. Peaoe acting for the North Riding of the County of York), or to be appointed by virtue of this Act, shall die or become disqualified, or by Writing under his or their Hand or Hands delivered to the Clerk to the Trustees of the said Road, refuse to act, it shall be lawful for the surviving or remaining Trustees, or any Seven or more of them, and they are hereby authorized and empowered to elect and appoint some other Person or Persons, residing in the said County of York, to be .a Trustee or Trustees, in the Room of any Trustee or Trustees so dying, or becoming disqualified, or refusing to act; and Notice of the Time and Place of Meeting for every such Election shall be given by Two or more of the said Trustees, or by the Clerk to the said Trustees, in Writing, under the Hands or Hand of such Trustees or Clerk, and fixed at or on all the Turnpike Gates on the said Road ; and such Notice shall also be inserted in One or more public News- papers printed at York, and circulated in the North Riding of the said County of York, at least Seven Days previous to every such Meeting; and all and every Person and Persons who shall be so elected and appointed, shall immediately upon such Election and Appointment, be a Trustee or Trustees for the Purposes of this Act, and having taken the Oath or Affirmation hereby prescribed, shall be vested with the same Powers and Authorities for carrying this Act into Execution, as any Trustee or Trustees hereby nominated and appointed is or are vested with. V. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That no Person shall be capable of acting as a Trustee in the Execution of' this Act, in any case wherein he shall be personally interested otherwise than as a Creditor, nor while he holds any Place of Profit under this Act, or while being a Victualler, or while he shall be a Vendor of any Ale, Beer, or Wine, or Spirituous Liquors by Retail, or who shall be in- terested or concerned in any Contract or Contracts, or who shall be Lessee or Farmer 0f the Tolls or any Part or Parts thereof under this Act ; nor shall any Person be qualified to act as a Trustee, unless at the Time of his acting he shall be a Resident of the County of York, and shall be in his own Right, or in the Right of his Wife, in the actual Possession and Enjoyment of...

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