Minutes Thu 11 Nov 1784

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Thu 11 Nov 1784


Mr Samuel King produced account for settling of damages; allowed for all except damages of meadow called Thatcher’s. Mr John Smith of Painswick to examine it and fix rent.
Clerk to write to Mr Jepson desiring him to attend meeting at Gloucester on 29 November.
Coals imported to Wallbridge to be landed free of wharfage till further orders.
As soon as Thames & Severn Canal is opened to Brimscombe, bounty of 3d per ton on coals landed at Wallbridge to be discontinued.
Messrs Lane and Jepson to inform the Rev Mr Yate of our opportunity to give him equal quantity of adjoining land in exchange for land taken from Fretherne Glebe.
Ground on wharf at Wallbridge from quoin of brewhouse to quoin of stable let to Mr B Grazebrook. 10 shillings per annum. Area may be fenced off from wharf.

Verbatim text

At a Meeting of the Committee held by Adjournment at the George Inn at Stroud on Thursday the 11^th of November 1784
Present: Joseph Wathen, Thomas Baylis, John Hollings. Fream Arundell, James Dallaway, Ben^n Grazebrook.
Read the Minutes of the Committee Meetings of the 11^th and 12^th of October last.
M^r Samuel King attended and produced his account of Damages etc which is allowed, all except the Damages of the Meadow call'd Thatchers, for settling which M^r King agrees that M^r John Smith of Painswick be desired to View and determine it, and also to fix a Rent on the Land of the Companys in his posession. Ordered that M^r Smith be desired to attend for that purpose when convenient, and that our Clerk do give M^r King Norice when M^r Smith will attend.
Ordered that our Clerk do write to M^r Jepson to desire him to attend the Meeting at Glocester the 29^th Instant to form his own observations thereon.
Ordered that all Coals Imported to Walbridge be landed free of any Wharfage till further orders.
Ordered that as soon as the Thames & Severn Canal is opened to Brimscombe the Bounty of 3^d per Ton (now allowed) on Coals landed upon the Wharf at Walbridge be discontinued.
Ordered that our Clerk do write to Mess^rs Lane & Jepson and desire them to inform the Rev^d M^r Yate, that as we apprehend he have it not in his power to make a Title to the Land taken from Frethorn Glebe, We have an opportunity of giving him an equal quantity adjoining it in exchange, and to desire his answer.
Agreed to Lett the bit of Ground on the Wharf at Walbridge strait from the Quoin of the Brewhouse, to the Quoin of the Stable to M^r B: Grazebrook at the Sum of Ten Shillings per Annum with power for him to fence off the same from the Wharf.
Drawn a Bill on the Treasurer for the Sum of Seven hundred & three pound Sixteen Shilling and one penny half penny for the use of the Navigation.
Adjourn'd this Meeting to Thursday the 16^th of December next at Twelve O'Clock at the George Inn at Stroud.

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