Minutes Sat 27 Feb 1864

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Sat 27 Feb 1864


Adjourned Committee Meeting.
Subcommittee still negotiating with Messrs. Ford and Mr S S Marling.
No alteration made in tonnage at Wallbridge but considering competition caused by Great Western Railway Company tonnage on Bullo Pill house coal reduced to 6d per ton at Dudbridge and Downfield.

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At an adjourned Meeting of the Committee of the Stroudwater Navigation held at the Committee Room at Wallbridge on Saturday the 27^th day of February 1864
Present: M^r J H Warman, M^r J T Fisher Chairman, C Hooper, W W Kearsey, G H A Beard, T M Croome.
The SubCommittee reported that they were still negotiating with Mess^rs Ford and M^r S S Marling and will report progress at the next Committee Meeting with respect to the application of Mess^rs Ford for the Pen at Ryeford now in the occupation of M^r S S Marling.
The subject of the reduction of the rates of Tonnage on Bullo household Coals carried on the Canal was again discussed and it was Resolved that not any alteration should be made on the Tonnage at Wallbridge but considering the great competition caused by the Great Western Railway Company the Committee determined that the Tonnage on Bullo Pill House Coal should be reduced to sixpence per Ton at Dudbridge and Downfield until further notice.

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