Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Bryn Athyn Borough Ordinance 163 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1948–1949 May 14, 1948 Service upon Board of Elections


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Lower Moreland, Township of
Montgomery County
Bryn Athyn, Borough of
Montgomery County

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Bryn Athyn, Borough of Montgomery County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Bryn Athyn Borough Ordinance 163: After whole final filed pleading a point, the intersection of the middle line of the Fox Chase and Huntingdon Turnpike Road with the middle line of a Road leading from the said Turnpike Road to Bryn Athyn Station on the Philadelphia, Newtown, and New York Railroad; thence to Terwood, formerly known as the Mill Road, and now known as Alden Road
View Bryn Athyn Borough Ordinance 163: Tract shape ordinance 68.875 the point of intersection of the center lines of Buck Road and Byberry Road in the Township of Lower Moreland, County of Montgomery, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Election 412 1948 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Election 413 1948 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Bryn Athyn, Borough of Ordinance 163: Annexing to the Borough of Bryn Athyn a Section of Lower Moreland Township, Pennsylvania, herein described, adjacent to and Northeast of said Borough Apr 5, 1948 Apr 10, 1948


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Walter, Harry C. (Secretary) 17500451 -1 Jan 24, 1949 Received Jan 26, 1949
View 1950.Cns.Rep. Footnote 35 38-23
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Bryn Athyn Borough School District, 1943, 1948-1949 (1 folder)
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Lower Moreland School District (Montgomery County), 1943-1949 (1 folder)