Minutes Mon 19 Jul 1847

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Mon 19 Jul 1847


Isaac Allan Cooke claimed shares nos 156,152, will of George Wathen.
Mr N S Marling wished the alteration to the swing bridge to be deferred for the present.
Repairs to be made to the outside of the Ship Inn at Wallbridge.
Cellar and other alterations not costing more than £15 to be made to house at Stonehouse Wharf. Mr Hobbs to pay an additional rent of £1 per annum when completed.
Mr Waring agreed to a test of the new crane at Dudbridge with a 6 ton piece of timber.

Verbatim text

At a Meeting of the Committee of the Stroudwater Navigation held at the Committee Room at Wallbridge on Monday teh 19th day of July 1847
Present: M^R Hen^y Sikes, M^r Jn^o Holbrow Chairman, Dan Watts, Will^m Fryer, J H Warman, T C Croome, Rich^d Martin, G H A Beard.
Isaac Allan Cooke of Bristol Esquire one of the Trustees named and appointed by the late Will and Testament of George Wathen late of the Grange in the parish of Painswick in the County of Gloucester deceased, attended and made out his claim to Two Shares numbers 156 and 172 in the Stroudwater Navigation lately belonging and now standing in the name of the said George Wathen in the books of the Company of the Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation by producing the Probate of the Will of the said George Wathen dated the 29th day of October 1846 Whereby the said George Wathen appointed the said Isaac Allan Cooke together with John Stanton and George Christopher Hayward Trustees and Executors of his said Will and which was proved by the said Isaac Allan Cooke in the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury on the 11th day of June 1847 that said John Stanton and George Christopher Hayward having renounced the Probate and Executors thereof, and the claim of the said Isaac Allan Cooke to the said Shares is allowed accordingly.
M^r Driver reported that with respect to the Swing Bridge at Stonehouse Church, M^r N S Marling wishes the alteration to be deferred for the present.
Ordered that M^r Driver should direct the necessary repairs to be done to the outside of the Ship Inn at Wallbridge.
Ordered that the usual voyage of Inspection of the Canal do take place on thursday the 19th Aug^t next; the Boat to start from Wallbridge at 9 O'Clock in the Morning.
M^r Driver reported that there would be nothing for the Carpenters to do after the present week.
Ordered that they be discharged.
Ordered that M^r Driver do purchase on the best terms he can about 20 Oak poles for repairs at Framilode Pier.
Ordered that M^r Driver do cause the Boat to be put into a creditable state of repair.
Ordered that M^r Driver do expend not more than £15 in making a Cellar and alterations at Hobbs's house at Stonehouse Wharf, for which Hobbs is to pay an additional rent of one pound per annum.
M^r Waring attended relative to the Crane at Dudbridge Wharf, but after a long discussion as to its power no conclusion was arrived at; he consented to attend and test its power with a piece of Timber 6 Tons, when called upon.
Ordered that the Water be drawn out of the Upper Level of the Canal on Monday night July 19th Ins^t and put in again on thrusday night.
Ordered that the following Bills be paid:
Property & Income Tax: 86^£..19^s..-^d
Jn^o Burbidge 2 mos Salary: 10..-..-
D Hoskins Smiths Work: 1..18..10
Tho^s Gubb Smiths Work: 3..6..6
Jn^o Andrews Smiths Work: 5..1..7
Hen^y Howell Smiths Work: 11..2..9
Hen^y Dangerfield Nails & Ironmongery: 7..12..-
Cha^s Hooper & C^o Oil: 4..19..-
Ja^s Giles Masons Work: 8..9..8
Rich^d Coombes Stone: -..6..3
[Total] £139..15..7

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