Minutes Tue 18 Aug 1896

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Tue 18 Aug 1896


Notices prohibiting bathing posted at Lodgemore. Police communicated with. Nuisance abated.
Messrs Apperly, Curtis & Co willing to pay £15 p.a. for right to take 15,000 gallons of water from canal daily and to attach suitable automatic ball valves to supply pipes to prevent overflowing and wasting water.

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Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday the 18^th August 1896
Present: Sir W H Marling Bart Chairman, Mr H H Mills Solicitor, Mr W J Stanton, Mr E P Little Director, Mr W Davies.
The Minutes of the previous Meeting were read and signed.
The Clerk reported that notes prohibiting bathing at Lodgemore has been posted and the Police communicated with, & the nuisance had in consequence been abated.
The Clerk produced plans of the water tanks Messrs Apperly Curtis & C^o Ltd propose to erect, and stated that Messrs Apperly Curtis & C^o Ltd were willing to pay £15 per annum for the right to take from the Canal daily 15,000 gall^s of water.
Resolved that Mr Mills prepare an agreement between the Stroudwater C^o and Apperly Curtis & C^o Ltd on the above basis, similar in other respected to the existing "Agreement" between the Stroudwater C^o and Messrs Hooper & C^o, but providing that Messrs Apperly Curtis & C^o Ltd should attach suitable Automatic Ball Valves to the supply pips of their tanks, so as to prevent them from overflowing and wasting the Canal water.
Cheque drawn:
T Mortimer: £5..8..10
Memo:- No Meeting was held in September but the following cheques were drawn (viz):
Mr T Mortimer: 47..4..0
W J Snape: 37..10..0
W^m Fredericks: 6..10..0
[Total] £91..4..0

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