Roads to and from Bridport Act 1819

Publication Date:January 01, 1819
Roads to and from Bridport Act 1819

(59 Geo. 3) c. lxxxviii

An Act for repairing, widening, improving, and maintaining in Repair the several Roads leading to and from the Town of Bridport, and for making a new Line of Road to communicate with the same.

[14th June 1819]

ANNO QUINQUAGESIMO NONO GEORGII III. REGIS. 4*****#******###4i**************# Cap. lxxxviii. An AcT: for repairing, widening, improving, and maintaining in Repair the feveral Roads leading to and from the Town of Bridport, and for making a new Line of Road to communicate with the fame. [14th June 1819.] W HEREAS an Act was paffed in the Twenty-feventh Year of the Reign of King George the Second, intituled An Ail for repair- a^G.u.cja. ing and widening- the Road from a certain Intrenchment on Alkerfwell Hill, oppoftte to Chilcombe Farm, through the Town ^Bridport, to Penn Inn, and from Bridport aforefaid to the Town o^Beaminfter, in the County o/"Dorfet; and alfo the Road from Penn Inn aforefaid, through the Town of Axminfter, to the Workhoufe at the Eajl End of the Town of Honiton, in the County of Devon: And whereas an A& was patted in the Fifth Tear of the Reign of His prefent Majefty, intituled An Ail for en- s 0.3. c 75. larging the Term and Powers of fo much of an Ait made in the Twenty- JeventhTear of His late MajeJly,for repairing feveral Roads in the Counties ^/"Dorfet and Devon, as relates to the Road from Penn Inn, in the County of Dorfet, to the Workhoufe at the Eafl End of the Town /" Honiton, in the County of Devon, and to the Road from the Intrenchment on Aflcerwell Hill to Penn Inn, and from Bridport to Beaminfter; and for repairing and amending.feveral other Roads therein mentioned, in the Counties o/\Dorfet and Devon : And whereas another A& was pafled in the Thirty-ninth Year of the Reign of His prefent Majefty, intituled An Ail to continue for ^Q.^.q. 33. Twenty-one tears, and from thence to the End of the then next Sejfton of [Locai.J 26 M Parliament. 2346 59GEORGII III. Cty.lxxxviii. Parliament, the Term, and to alterv. enlarge, and .tgpealfome of the Provi- fions of Two Afts pdffed in the TndefSpfeventh Tear 'of the Reign of King George the Second, and in the Fifth Tear vf the Reign of His, prefent Majefty, fo far ai the faid Acls relate fa the repairing of the Roads, from an Intrenthmint on Afkerwell Hill through ^nd]p6ri to Venn Inn, from Brid- porj io Beaminfter, from the North End of the South Street of Bridport to Bfidj^grt HarbouTj, from the North Turnpike Gate at Beaminfter to Beamin- fter X^Tood, oiterwife Wood Common, and to Lenham's' "Watery ill in the County of"Dotiet': And whereas by the faid recited A& of the Twenty- feventh Year of the Reign of King George the Second, the Road leading from a certain Lanchet or Intrenchment on Afkerfwell Hill, oppofite to Chilcombe Farm, through the Town of Bridport, to a Houfe called Penn Inn, in the PanQv of fflhitechurch Canonieorum ; and alfo the Road leading from the faid Town of Bridport through the Parifhes of Bradpole and Netherbury to the Town of Beaminfter, in the County of Dorfet, were directed to be amended and repaired: And whereas by the faid recited Aft of the Fifth Year of the Reign of His prefent Majefty, the faid Roads* and alfo the Road leading from the North End ot the South Street of Bridport to Bridport Harbour; and alfo the Road from the North Turn pike Gate at the South End of the Town of Beaminfter to the Entrance into the Common called Beaminfter Wood, otherwife Wood Common, and. to Lenhams Water, in the-faid County 6f -Dorfe'f, were' :dire£fed"to be amended and repaired: And whereas by the faid recited Aft of the Thirty-ninth Year of the Reign of His prefent Majefty, it was (after reciting that the faid feveral Roads were by the faid recited A£ts divided into Two feparate Diftri&s, the one comprizing the Roads from Afkerfwell Hill to Penn Inn, and from Bridport aforefaid to Bridport Harbour, called &e!iFir^P'iftrf6t-, afi(i the' o"fihe cotnprizi'%-the' RoVds Wdxti 'Brtfport to Beaviinfyr, aforefaid, and. (ron\*Beamin/lerX y,.BeaminJlet~WoVS} tftlierwife Wood Common,. and "to Lenham's Water, called the Second Di'ftri'^: j -and ffiat Doubts "were -entertained as'to the'ex'acYLifie of Boundary between theljfaidi^wo Dijlrrcts; of Roads) erfacVetf arid cfeclafed-,that'- the,; Nbrth. End pf, a Houfe called The Nezu Meeting Houfe, in Stake Lam,\ hl the Town of Bridport aforefaid1, mould be the Boundary between the faid Two. DiftriSs of Roads called the Firft Diftrict and the Second £)iftric , and that the Road'from the South End of the faid Lane called Stake Lane, to the North- End1 of the' faid Houfei'called! .T^ New Meeting Houfe, being Fifty Yards'in Length or thereabouts, ihould frotm thenceforth be deemed and'taken to be Part' of trie Roads comprized in the-faid Firft Djftriftcr Arid whereas cbnfiderable Sums, of Money have been borrowed^, on thd Credit of theyTbils'authorized to be collected'upon the laid refpe^Kve ibiftricTls of the faid Roads, which ftill remain Jiup and owing.:..And! whereas it would be'of Advantage to the faid Roads, and of great publi'd' Utility, if Po'wer yvere given t£ , widen certain. Parts of- the.fajd Rcjadsj-andS alfo tb'rnake a hew; Line of Turnpike Road in the SeqQn.d.Piftrift^O lead\ fr'brh; the'Sbiith End of",trie late Common called Beaminfter Wood,- other* wife Wood Common, in the Vjwnla.'olBeamin/fer*. through; part.,of tfyefaid Pa'rifli'bf Beaminfterfmd.z\io\t\ie Parifhes of Bro^d-ivinfor and, M^/iertori^ iri the faid ebun'ty of Dorfet, to the .Rivulet or, Lake called Cole Brookl Water? otheVwife: Mifter'tdn Plater, in the Parish[-^ ,Mi^erton^!ux'the^ Cduntjr of Somerfet:' And whereas the Sums borrowed on the Credit'.of thie faid Tolls cannot be repaid, nor can the faid Roads, be effectually: arheridedi widened, altered, diverted; made, improved,, and.-mamtainedviri 10 Repair, £ff4gEORGf-l III. 6^.kbtfiii. ^347 Repair,';tirilefstfiePqwers arid Provifioris'/of the laid'Afts, loTar'as thisy ;Matetb'the-Roads; within, the faid Diftrifts called the Firft and Second Biftfifts, be amended .arid enlarged, and the Tolls iricreafed:. And .whereas it-will: facilitate^ :the Execution of the Purpbfes'aforefaid, if fuch 'of .jtKe ?Powers and Provifioris, of the faid Afts as fh'all'be'continued or amended, iind'HtHe ne'ceflaryadditional Powers aridPrqvjfions, were to bevc.orif6h'datea 'M& comprized' in one Aft :'rMay rttfierefofe pleaie Your Majefty.that, it may be^eriaifted';, and be it ehafted by the King's rhbft Excellent Maje^y, 'by-arid with the Advice arid Cprifent of the'Lords Spiritual and Teniporaj, 'arVd'Gorriiriohs, in this preferit Parliament afiembled, arid by_ the Authority 'of-the farn'e, That from arid afte'r the paffing of this Act, the faid recited Former Ads A&s of the Twerity-feventfi Yea? of the Reign of. His late Majefty jting repealed. ?George the Second^ arid ;of the" Fifth arid Thirty-ninth, Years of the Reign ?of^His" prefent Majefty, fo far as the fame relate'to the Roaclsi comprized wjtnin the' Firft and Second'Eiiftrifts, mall be arid the fame are hereby ?repealed-;- arid that this Aft Khali frorri thenceforth corrimence and take EffecT:, arid be put in Execution for and during the Term herein-after mentioned, for the Purpofe of making, amending, widening, altering, ira-prbving,-arid maintaining in Repair the Roads herein-after defcribed'; arid this Afl; arid the Tolls hereby granted fliall be and the fame are hereby rriade fubjecl: arid ? liable to the Payment bf all Monies which are now due.and owing on the Credit of the'.Tolls authorized to be,taken by the faid frec'ited Afts, or any bf them, on the faid refpeftive Diftrifts of. Roads, and of all Intereft due arid to grow due thereon, as fully and effectually to, all Intents'arid Purpofes as if fuch Monies had been borrowed arid become due ori the Credit of this Aft, of of the Tolls hereby authorized to be Goll'efted; IIV Arid' be it further eriafted, That all His Majefty'^s Juftices of the Appointment Pe&e afting in and for the County of Dorfet, the Honourable Stephen. ^^Rrft DigHy Fox Sirangways, Sir William Oglander Baronet, Sir Thomas Buckler Diftri&-hethbridge. Baronet, Sir Evan Nepean Baronet, Jofeph Gundry the elder, Jofeph Gundry the younger, Samuel Gundry., Samuel Bowden Gundry,\ Nathaniel Downe, David Williams'Clerk, William Brookland Clerk, Gregory^ Raymond Clerk, John Colmer Clerk, James Templer, Walter Gundry, Daniel ? D'owne, John Gundry Downe, Charles Read, John Golding, Thomas Colfoxv WiUiatn Coif ox, George Browne, Simon Davie Robinfon, Griffith Lloyd, Wil-, lidmHotinfell, ThomasHounfell, Jofeph Stone, John Saltren Clerk, William Stej{ p'h'enS, William Fowler the elder, Jofhua Carter, Thomas Gordon, Robert Strong,' JohH George Downe, Richard Symes Cox Clerk, John.Bitfield, Henry Fo* Clerk, Richard Shepherd, Edwin Nicholetts, John Tomlyns, Thomas Swain, William Swain, Hollis Bull Way, Harvey Way, William Good, William Bat-tifcombi, Thomas Tucker the elder, George Tucker, Charles Murly, Williapt Jennings, James- Hodder, John Golding the younger, George Golding, Humphry Weld, Richard Knight, Thomas Hodges Clerk, William Burnard, Nicholas Ingram, John Chilcott, Robert Graves Doftor of Medicine, William Jewfon; Jofeph Hounfell, John Ludd Fenner, John Ewens, William, Coppock,' Jofeph- Ewens, Molineaux Nepean, Evan Nepean,, William .Byle Taunton, Robert Knight, John Michol, Henry Combe Compton, Robert Bats tijfcombl,George1 Gray,'John Taunton, Jofeph Tucker of Chideock, JohnAdney^ Samuef Fitizherbert Clerk, Gilbert Henry Ldngdon Clerk, Henry Hqllett, Jofeph 'Hallett,J Samuel Bartleti Jerrard, 'William Drewe, John Puddicombe Clensi Samuel Cox, John' Thbytes, John Warren, Thomas Bitfield^ John Banger *343 S9GEORGII III. G^.lxxxviii. Banger Ruffell, Thomas Fox, Thomas Fox Clerk, Marker, and E Feyle Clerk, and their Succeffors, to be elefted in Manner herein-after mentioned, fhall be and they are hereby appointed Truftees for making...

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