Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Bristol Borough 1922 Ordinance yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1922 May 17, 1922 Final Decree - Listed Effective Date

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Bristol, Township of (Bucks)
Reduction
Bucks County
Part
PA
Part
Bristol, Borough of
Expansion
Bucks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Bristol Borough 1922 Ordinance shape ordinance point in the River Delaware where stream of water commonly called Adams' Hollow Creek empties into the same

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1922 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 14, 1915 (Pa. Laws 312, No. 192), ch. 3, art. 1, §§ 18–19 indirect
View Act of May 25, 1921 (Pa. Laws 1142, No. 424), § 1 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Bristol, Borough of Ordinance: Providing for and declaring the annexation to and admission into the Borough of Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, of certain adjacent land, situate in the Township of Bristol, county and state aforesaid, upon the petition of a majority of the freeholders of said adjacent territory, and extending the limits of the said Borough of Bristol so as to include and annex the said territory adjacent to the said borough, the said adjacent territory so annexed comprising a section of land in Bristol Township, aforesaid, adjacent to the said Borough of Bristol, with a collection of houses, buildings and structures thereon erected, collocated after a regular plan in regard to streets and lanes, and said territory being described in the petition of a majority of the freeholders thereof; presented to the Borough of Bristol and Town Council thereof, on April 10, 1922; and directing a certified copy of this ordinance, together with description and plot showing the courses and distances of the boundaries of said borough before and after such annexation to be filed in the Court of Quarter Sessions of the County of Bucks, and notice of such filing also to be filed in the office of the County Commissioners of the said county Apr 14, 1922 Apr 17, 1922

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1930 Cns. Rep. Footnote 8 940
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. 17500449 -1 Received Jan 24, 1949
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Through Jul 1, 1922