Minutes Tue 17 Sep 1889

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Tue 17 Sep 1889


Zaccheus Whiting of Eastington paid £3 p.a. for new stable and 4s 2d a month for piece of land near canal yard.
New bottom gates at the Dock Lock at Eastington.
Mr Scarborough to pay 2s 6d p.a. for doorway in his wall at Ryeford. £5 down on arrangement in case he walled up doorway declined by Committee.
Reference to water taken from canal by James Malpass at Newtown, Eastington, Clerk to make list of all persons habitually taking water from canal with view to adopting definite principle in charge to be made.
Sir W H Marling to meet Mr Knowles at locus in quo to settle price of land at Stonehouse.

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Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday the 17^th day of September 1889 @ 3,o,clock pm
Present: Mr E C Little Chairman, Mr H H Mills, Mr E P Little, Mr W^m Davies, Mr C H Hooper, Sir W H Marling Bart, Mr G H A Beard.
[31 & 7] The Clerk stated that agreements had been signed by Zaccheus Whiting of Eastington for taking the new Stable there from the 24^th June at £3 per year & for the piece of land near the Canal Yard from the 1^st August at a monthly rent of 4/2 & that the new bottom gates had bee put in at the Dock Lock Eastington and completed.
[31] He informed the Committee that Mr Scarborough had consented to pay 2/6 a year (& had paid for the first year) for the doorway he had made in his wall at Ryeford opening upon the Towing path of the Canal & that he wished to pay £5 down upon a arrangement being made in case he walled up the doorway for the return to him of such part of the £5 as would not be payable at the time of such closing, but the Committee declined to entertain the proposal.
[50] With reference to the water taken from the Canal by James Malpass of Newtown Eastington the Clerk was directed to make out a list of all persons who habitually take water from the Canal, with a view to adopting some definite principle in the charge that should be made for their doing so.
[11] Letters were read from the County Council Surveyor, Mr Scarborough and the Stroud Sanitary Authority as to the Ebley Culvert.
[23] The form of mode of reference to Mr Knowles for the valuation of the piece of land at Stonehouse belonging to the Trustees of the Stonehouse Court Estate having been discussed, it was arranged that the Chairman & Sir W Marling should meet Mr Knowles at the Locus in quo with a view to settling the price that should be given by this Co for it.
[46] Mrs Linart's complaint was again considered and it was left in the hands of the Clerk to see Messrs Dangerfield & Co on the subject.
Cheques drawn: £ s d
Messrs Webb & Spring: 36..18..0
W^m James Snape: 37..10..0
M N Peyton: 10..8..0
[Total] £84..16..0

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