Minutes Tue 19 Apr 1887

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Tue 19 Apr 1887


Chairman’s letter to Lord Bathhurst and his reply touching insertion of clause in New Railway Manual and Canal Act.
Letter from Mr Sibly of Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, re alteration in position of bathing stage in Canal near Bridgend. Matter left to Mr Davies.
Removal and sale of loppings of withy trees illegally lopped by Messrs Webb & Spring near Ryeford.
Oak timber, value £20, to be bought.

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Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday the 19^th day of April 1887 @ 3,o,clock pm
Present: Mr E C Little Chairman, Mr H H Mills, Mr E F Gyde, Sir W H Marling Bart, W^m Davies jun, Mr E P Little, Mr G H A Beard
The various accounts, books and vouchers signed by Mr F Sturge the Auditor and certified to be correct were produced and passed.
The Treasurers Book was produced, examined and signed by the Chairman.
[20] The Clerks reply to Mr Waddy of the Gloucester & Berkley Canal (as approved by the Chairman) was read - also correspondence [50] between Mr Hooper & the Chairman with reference to the supply of water from the Canal to the tanks the former had erected at Bond's Mill, of which the Committee approved as well as to the terms on which the water in future was to be supplied.
[54]The Chairman's letter to Lord Bathurst & his reply touching the insertion of a clause in the New Railway & Canal Act were also read.
[6] A letter to the Chairman from Mr Sibly of Wycliffe College Stonehouse suggesting an alteration in the position of the bathing stage on the Canal near Bridgend was considered & the matter left to Mr Davies to ---manage--- arrange.
[7] An order was given to the Clerk for the removal & sale of the loppings of certain withy trees illegally lopped by Messrs Webb & Spring near Ryeford.
[7] Some oak timber to the value of £20 or thereabout was ordered to be bought.
Cheques drawn:
Mr H H Mills: 7..10..0
Mr F Sturge: 5..5..0

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