Minutes Wed 24 Apr 1907

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Wed 24 Apr 1907


General Half Yearly Meeting. Tonnage since 1 October 1906 £743 11s 8d. After wages, etc, balance £290 0s 7d. Dividend of £1 5s declared.
General Half Yearly Meeting. Tonnage £743 11s 8d. Balance £869 12s 8d. Dividend £1 5s.

Verbatim text

[1907 April 24 1907] At a General Half Yearly Meeting of the Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation held at their Office at Wallbridge on Wednesday the 24^th day of April 1907 @ 4.45pm
Mr C H Hooper Chairman.
It appears that the sum of £743..11..8 has been received from the 1^st day of October 1906 to the 1^st day of April 1907, and a balance brought forward of £126..1..0 from last Half Year (after payment of Dividend) making a total of £869..12..8 of which sum £579..12..1 has been applied towards the payment of wages disbursements, etc, (including a sum of £152..13..11 paid towards the deficit of the Revenur of the Thames & Severn Canal, "Act 1895") and there remains in the hands of the Treasurer the sum of £290..0..7 available for Dividend.
Ordered that a Dividend of £1..5..0 per share be declared payable on the 1^st day of May next free of Income Tax carrying forward a balance of £40..0..7 to the next Half-years accounts.
The sum of £37..11.3 in the hands of the Chancery Lane Safe Deposit & Offices C^o Ltd, and £500 in Cape of Good Hope 3½% Inscribed Stock costing £520..1..0 stands to the credit of the Reserve Fund making a total of £557..12..3.
It was resolved that the following Gentlemen form the Committee for the year next following or until another Committee be appointed viz:
Mr C H Hooper Chairman, Mr H Hamilton Mills Vice-Chairman, Sir W H Marling Bart, Mr W J Stanton, Mr W Davies, Mr A J M Ball, Mr E Palling Little, Mr S S Marling, Mr A B Hooper, Mr P J Evans and Mr F A Little.
It was Resolved that the sum of £16..0..0 paid from the Revenue in the last Half year, for the setting of the new Weighbridge at Stonehouse Wharf be replaced from the Reserve Fund, in addition to the £46 paid from that Fund last Half year.


Notice for meeting pasted onto page.

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