Minutes Thu 22 Apr 1847

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Thu 22 Apr 1847


Half-yearly meeting of proprietors.
Tonnage since 30 September 1846 £2955 18s 5d. After paying wages, etc, £2409 18s profit. Dividend of £12 declared. 10 member committee appointed for next year.

Verbatim text

At a Half Yearly Meeting of the Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation held at the Committee Room at Wallbridge on Thursday the 22nd day of April 1847
M^r Jn^o Holbrow In the Chair.
The Minutes of the last General Half yearly Meeting were read and confirmed.
The Several Books and Accounts were produced as directed by the Act of Parliament and were examined and passed.
It appears that the sum of £2955..18..5 has been received for Tonnage, etc, from the 30th day of September last to the 31st day of March 1847 a part of which has been applied towards the payment of Wages, Disbursements, etc, and that there remains in the Treasurer's hand after paying the last dividend the sum of £2409..18..-.
Ordered that a Dividend of £12..-..- on each Share be declared.
Proposed by M^r Warman and seconded by M^r Watts that the Committee for the ensuing year should consist of ten Members, which was carried unaninously.
The following Gentlemen were chosen on the Committee for the ensuing year:
M^r R Martin, W^m Fryer, Fred Eycott, Jn^o H Warman, Hen^y Sikes, Jn^o Holbrow, W^m J Wood, Geo Wathen, G H A Beard, Dan Watts.

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