Minutes Tue 18 Feb 1896

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Tue 18 Feb 1896


Sir William Marling reported on meeting of T&S Trust Committee to consider financial arrangements necessary to provide £7000 for payments of Debentures and other calls on Canal Trust and to receive reports of engineers on progress of canal repairs.
Edmund Broderip claimed shares nos.3,31,32,33,34,35,67,74,148,196, will of Edmund Greenhill Broderip.

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Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday the 18^th day of February 1896 @ 3,o,clock pm
Present: Mr E C Little Chairman, Mr H H Mills Solicitor, Mr C H Hooper, Mr E P Little, Mr A B Hooper, Mr W J Stanton, Mr W^m Davies, Sir W H Marling Bart.
The Canal House at Eastington being still unlet the Clerk was instructed to advertise in the Gloucester Chronicle, The Citizen and Echo newspapers.
The position of affairs relating to the Thames and Severn Canal Trust formed the subject of discussions and Sir W^m Henry Marling intimated that a Meeting would shortly be held of the Trust Committee to consider the financial arrangements that would be necessary to provide the £7000 for payment of the Debentures and other calls upon the Canal Trust, and to receive the Reports of the Engineers as to the progress of the repairs of the Canal.
Mr Henry Hamilton Mills of Stroud in the County of Gloucester Solicitor, attended for and on behalf of and under a written authority from Edmund Broderip of Cassington Manor in the County of Somerset Esquire, surviving Executor of the Will of Edmund Greenhill Broderip late of Cassington Manor aforesaid deceased (who died on the twenty fifth day of September 1895) and who at the time of his death held ten shares in the Undertaking of the Stroudwater Navigation numbered respectively 3, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 67, 74, 148 and 196 and made out his claim to the said ten shares now standing in the name of the said Edmund Greenhill Broderip in the Books of the Company of Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation by producing the tickets or titles to the said ten shares and the Probate of the Will of the said Edmund Greenhill Broderip deceased the said Will bearing date the 25^th December 1876 and proved by the said Executor in the principal Probate Registry of Her Majesty's High Court of Justice on the 13^th day of November one thousand eight hundred and ninety five.
And the claim was admitted accordingly & new tickets or titles ordered to be made out on the tickets or titles of the said Edmund Greenhill Broderip being delivered up.
Cheques drawn: £ s d
Mr B Cannon Taxes: 15..10..6
Thos Boulton: 18..11..3
[Total} £34..11..3

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