Minutes Tue 15 Aug 1893

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Tue 15 Aug 1893


Mr Richard Townsend to take upper floor of Wallbridge warehouse and ¾ of lower floor, at present occupied by Messrs Buckler & Co at rent of £18 4s p.a.
Supply of water to Messrs Strachan & Co at £15 p.a. agreed.
Weighbridge at Stroud condemned by Inspector of Weights and Measures. Inspection by Mr Stanton. Messrs Bartlett & Son of Bristol or Messrs Avery & Co of Birmingham to supply new one.
Mr James Stewart of Chalford applied for reduction of tonnage on grain from Avonmouth, Portishead and Bristol Docks to Stratford flour mill. Allowance of 1d per ton.
Stroud Brewery Co built on a garden wall of Canal Company at or near Wallbridge office. Nominal rent of 1s p.a.

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Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday the 15^th day of August 1893 @ 3,o,clock pm
Present: Mr E C Little Chairman, Mr H H Mills Solicitor, Mr E P Little, Mr C H Hooper, Sir W H Marling Bart, Mr Jno Howard, Mr W J Stanton, Mr W^m Davies.
The tenancy of the Upper floor of Wallbridge Warehouse by Messrs Buckler & Co having terminated by notice from them the Clerk informed the Committee that Mr R^d Townsend would take the same as well as ¾^ths or the Lower floot at present occupied by them, at a rent of £18..4..0, the tenancy to commence on the 29^th September. This arrangement was approved of & the necessary agreement was ordered to be prepared for such letting.
The application from Messrs Strachan & Co for taking a supply of Canal Water was again considered, and the Clerk was instructed to inform them that the supply (see Minute of June 20^th 1893) would be consented to as an annual charge of £15 subject to the necessary conditions.
The Weighbridge at Dudbridge having been condemned by the Inspector of Weights and Measures and no longer allowed to be use in its present stated the Committee discussed the advisability of having a new one for which some correspondence had passed with Messrs Bartlett & Son of Bristol. Mr Stanton Kindly undertook to see the old Weighbridge and in case he should be of the opinion it was past repair a new one was decided upon to be supplied either by Messrs Bartlett & Son or Messrs Amery & Co of Birmingham, according to the tenders they might make to the Clerk.
Mr James Smart of Chalford having applied for a reduction of tonnage on grain carried by him from Avonmouth, Portishead and Bristol Docks to the Stratford flour Mill. It was resolved that no reduction of tonnage should be made but that an allowance of 1^d per ton should be made to him in the grain so carried to the Stratford Flour Mills.
The Stroud Brewery Co having built upon a Garden Wall of the Canal Company at or near Wallbridge office;
It was resolved that a nominal rent of 1/- a year be required in respect of it.

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