Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Catasauqua Borough 1853 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1852–1853 Feb 1, 1853 Feb 19, 1853 Charter - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Hanover, Township of (Lehigh)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Catasauqua, Borough of
Creation
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Catasauqua, Borough of Borough (Title 8)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Catasauqua Borough 1853 Creation shape decree (recorded) point in the river Lehigh at low water mark

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Sessions Jan 1853 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 21–26 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 28–29 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lehigh County Miscellaneous Book v. 5, p. 200 Feb 19, 1853 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Catasauqua, Borough of Minute: [Charter] Mar 22, 1853 p. 1–2

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Mathews & Hungerford 1884 Chapter XXII: Borough of Catasauqua 236
View Mathews & Hungerford 1884 Comparative tabular statement of Lehigh County schools, 1855 to 1883 75
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 84
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 4 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940