Minutes Mon 15 May 1893

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Mon 15 May 1893


Death of Mr James Webb, tenant of stable at Wallbridge occupied by Mr Charles Lambert.
Francis Holmes, Frederick Winterbotham and James Watkin Lewis claimed share no.173, will of James Watkins Lewis.

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Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday the 15^th day of May 1893 @ 3pm
Present: Mr E C Little Chairman, Mr H H Mills Solicitor, Mr W^m Davies, Mr E P Little, Sir W H Marling Bart, Mr A J M Ball, Mr E F Gyde, Mr Jno Howard.
In consequence of the death of Mr James Webb tenant of the Stable at Wallbridge (which for some years has been in the occupation of Mr Charles Lambert) a new Agreement has become necessary. The matter was left to the Chairman & Mr Snape to consider whether an increase in rent might reasonably and prudently asked of Mr Lambert for it.
The yearly inspection of the Canal by the Committee was fixed for Monday the 5^th June.
Charles Baily of Stroud in the County of Gloucester Clerk attended on behalf of and under a written authority from Francis Holmes Woollen cloth Salesman Frederick Winterbotham, Solicitor and James Watkins Lewis Draper all of Stroud in the County of Gloucester being the executors and trustees of the Will of James Watkins Lewis late of The Woodlands Stroud in the County of Gloucester deceased (who dies on the Twentieth day of December 1892) and who at the time of his death held one share numbered 173 and made out their claim to the said one share of the Undertaking of the Stroudwater Navigation and now standing in the name of the said James Watkins Lewis deceased in the Books of the Company of Proprietors of the said Navigation by producing the ticket or title to the said one share and the Probate of the Will of the said James Watkins Lewis deceased the said Will bearing date the second day of August 1890 and proved by the said executors and Trustees in the District Probate Registry of Her Majesty's High Court of Justice in Gloucester on the 5^th day of May 1893.
And the claim was admitted accordingly and a new ticket or title ordered to be made out.

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