Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Brecknock Township-Cumru Township 1843 Annexation yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1842–1843 Jan 2, 1843 Final Decree - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Brecknock, Township of (Berks)
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Cumru, Township of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Brecknock Township-Cumru Township 1843 Annexation shape report of commissioners (docket) white oak marked tree forty three perches westward from Jacob Spatz Junr? on the northern side of the public Road Leading from Reading to Adamstown

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Road 1842 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 15, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 537, No. 247), §§ 13–14 indirect

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Montgomery 1886 Chapter XXV: Townships of Berks County. Brecknock Township. 1181