Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New County Legislature Berks County 1752 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1752–1753 Mar 11, 1752 Act of Legislature - Date Enacted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
East Nantmeal, Township of (Chester)
Part
Chester County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
East Nantmeal, Township of (Chester)
Part
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Coventry, Township of (Chester, defunct)
Part
Chester County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Coventry, Township of (Chester, defunct)
Part
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Caernarvon, Township of (Lancaster)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Caernarvon, Township of (Berks)
Creation
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Colebrookdale, Township of
Whole
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Colebrookdale, Township of
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Amity, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Amity, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Douglass, Township of (Montgomery)
Reduction
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Douglass, Township of (Berks)
Creation
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Brecknock, Township of (Lancaster)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Brecknock, Township of (Berks)
Creation
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Bethel, Township of (Dauphin, defunct)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Bethel, Township of (Berks)
Creation
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Tulpehocken, Township of (defunct)
Internal
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Tulpehocken, Township of (defunct)
Internal
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Heidelberg, Township of (Lebanon)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Heidelberg, Township of (Berks)
Creation
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Cumru, Township of
Internal
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Cumru, Township of
Internal
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Robeson, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Robeson, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Bern, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Bern, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Exeter, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Exeter, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Alsace, Township of
Whole
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Alsace, Township of
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Maidencreek, Township of
Whole
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Maidencreek, Township of
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Oley, Township of
Whole
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Oley, Township of
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Maxatawny, Township of
Whole
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Maxatawny, Township of
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Richmond, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Richmond, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Windsor, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Windsor, Township of (Berks)
Whole
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Unorganized (placeholder)
Part
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Unorganized (placeholder)
Part
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Unorganized (placeholder)
Part
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Unorganized (placeholder)
Part
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Upper Hanover, Township of
Part
Philadelphia County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Upper Hanover, Township of
Part
Berks County
Creation
PA-P
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Berks, County of County
Bethel, Township of (Berks) Township
Brecknock, Township of (Berks) Township
Caernarvon, Township of (Berks) Township
Douglass, Township of (Berks) Township
Heidelberg, Township of (Berks) Township

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of March 11, 1752 (5 Pa. Stat. at Large 133, Ch. 392), §§ 1–14 direct

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Pennsylvania Survey Book v. C105, p. 191 Feb 11, 1741 include
Pennsylvania Survey Book v. C115, p. 239 Jun 25, 1752 include

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Futhey & Cope 1881 Townships and Boroughs, etc. 207
View Hist. Rev. Berks Cty. The Evolution of Berks County Hummel, William W. LIX, no. 3 115–123 1994
View Hist. Rev. Berks Cty. The Evolution of Berks County Hummel, William W. LIX, no. 3 140–148 1994
View Hist. Rev. Berks Cty. The Formation of Berks County Gertney, Kenneth XXXVII, no. 3 101–109 1972
View Hist. Rev. Berks Cty. The Formation of Berks County Gertney, Kenneth XXXVII, no. 3 88–89 1972
View Montgomery 1886 Chapter XXV: Townships of Berks County. Bethel Township. 1141
View Montgomery 1886 Chapter XXV: Townships of Berks County. Caernarvon Township. 1157
View Montgomery 1886 Chapter XXV: Townships of Berks County. Brecknock Township. 1181
View Montgomery 1886 Chapter XXV: Townships of Berks County. 928
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 17
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 17
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 17
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 18
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 18