Minutes Tue 15 May 1888

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Tue 15 May 1888


Douglas William Parish claimed share nos.168,169,170, will of Walter John Coney.
Chairman reported on the sub-committee’s inspection of Thames & Severn Canal Cirencester to Brimscombe. Portion from Cirencester to Lechlade to be inspected also.
Company Seal applied to Grant to Stroud Water Company.
Erection by Mr Knight of building at Dudbridge with windows facing canal reported. Nominal charge to prevent right of way suggested. Consideration postponed.
Mr Kimmins offer of £5 for Company to undertake piling at Ryeford accepted.
Oak planking to be bought.

Verbatim text

Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday the 15^th day of May 1888 @ 3,o,clock pm
Present: Mr E C Little Chairman, Mr H H Mills, Mr W^m Davies junr, Mr A J M Ball (late),
Mr W J Stanton, Major Fisher, Mr C H Hooper, Mr G H A Beard, Mr E P Little, Mr E F Gyde..
[35] Henry Hamilton Mills of Stroud in the County of Gloucester Solicitor attended on behalf of and under a written Authority from Douglas William Parish Labalmondrere of No 29 Eaton Square in the County of Middlesex Lieutenant Colonel in Her Majestys Army Administrator of the Personal Estate of Walter John Coney late of Braywick Grove near Maidenhead in the County of Berks Esquire deceased (who died on the 17^th day of January 1888) and who at the time of his death held three shares of the Undertaking of the Stroudwater Navigation, numbered respectively 168, 169 and 170 and made out his claim to the said three shares now standing in the name of the said three shares now standing in the name of the said Walter John Coney in the Books of the Company of Proprietors of the said Navigation by producing the tickets or titles to the said three shares and the letters of administration of the Personal Estate of the said Walter John Coney granted by Her Majesty's High Court of Justive at the Principal Registry of the Probate Division thereof on the 28^th day of March 1888.
And the claim was admitted accordingly and new tickets or titles ordered to be made out on the tickets of titles of the said Walter John Coney being delivered up.
[49] The Chairman alluded to the inspection he with the members of the sub-Committee appointed for the purpose had made of the Thames & Severn Canal from Cirencester along the summit level to Brimscombe, and dwelt upon the state generally as it occurred to him of that part of the Canal in which he was followed by Mr Hooper, whereupon a discussion ensued which resulted in a proposal being made and adopted that the sub-Committee should take an early opportunity of inspecting the other portion of the Canal (viz) from Cirencester to Lechlade.
[37] The Grant to the Stroud Water Company was produced with the seal of the said Company affixed to it.
[7] The erection by Mr Knight of a building at Dudbridge with 6 Windows in it facing the Canal was reported by the Clerk and a nominal charge to prevent the right being established was suggested. Consideration of it was postponed.
[7] The Clerk reported that Mr Kimmins had offered £5 for the Company to undertake the piling, etc, at Ryeford, and it was resolved to accept it - some oak planking was ordered to be brought for executing the work.

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