Minutes Tue 17 Jun 1902

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Tue 17 Jun 1902


Reappointment of Mr Hooper to Gloucester Harbour Board. £6 contribution from Company.
Application from Messrs Braithwaite to take water from canal for mixing concrete during construction of tanks at Ebley. Granted on payment of £1 1s.
Laying of sewage pipes under Ebley Pound in progress.
47 square yards of land at Newtown retained as Company’s property.
Mr Vick of Cambridge applied for erection of gate of towing path, completing fence across field near Stonepits Bridge. Gate to be found and fixed by Mr Vick at own expense. Trespass rent 2s 6d p.a.
Notice from Messrs Ball Smith & Co, Solicitors to scheme for Light Railway crossing canal bridge at Dudbridge. Clerk to see plan and watch progress.
Mr Lambert, coal merchant of Stroud has complained to Chairman that difference in rates prevented him bringing coal to Stroud Brewery by water.

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[1902 June] Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday the 17^th day of June 1902 @ 3 o'clock pm
Present: Mr C H Hooper Chairman, Mr H Hamilton Mills, Mr S S Marling, Mr F A Little, Mr A B Hooper, Mr E P Little, Mr P J Evans, Sir W H Marling Bart, Mr W Davies, Mr W J Stanton.
[G Harb Board] A letter from the Clerk of the Gloucester Harbour Board was read, acknowledging the re-appointment of Mr Hooper (the Chairman) as member of the Board and asking for the £6 contribution from the Company in accordance with letter of 7^th June 1902.
[Braithwaite & Co Water] An application from Messrs Braithwait & Coy for permission to take water from the Canal for mixing concrete, during construction of tanks at Ebley, was granted, on payment of £1..1..0.
[Sewerage pipes, Ebley] The Clerk reported that the laying of the Sewage pipes under the Canal in Ebley pound was in progress, the water having been drawn off since the night of Sunday the 15^th inst.
[Newtown Lock] The small area (47 square yards) of Land at 'Newtown' was again referred to, and it was decided to retain it as the Company's property for the present, repairing the wall as required.
[Mr Vick, gate path 'Stonepits Bridge'] Mr Vick of Cambridge having applied for the erection of a gate on the towing path, in completion of a fence he was erecting across a field near Stonepits Bridge, a proposal by the Clerk was confirmed to find a gate, if Mr Vick would fix it at his own expense, and pay a trespass rent of 2/6 per year this arrangement to be subject to termination by 6 months notice on either side.
[Light Railway Dudbridge] A Notice from Messrs Ball Smith & C^oy, Solicitors to the scheme for a Light Railway in the district was read, with reference to such railway crossing the Canal Bridge at Dudbridge. The Clerk was instructed to see a plan of the works, and watch their progress at this point.
[Mr Lambert Coal Rates] Mr Lambert, Coal Merchant of Stroud, had represented to the Chairman, prior to the Meeting, the difference in rates against the Company, which prevented his bringing Coal to the Stroud Brewery by water. It was postponed to the next Meeting to enquire whether or not any means were open to meet the obstacle to this business.
Cheques drawn:
W J Snape: 37..10..0
W Fredericks: 6..10..0
Messrs C Hooper & C^o: 2..6..1
R J Lugg: 2..3..10

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