Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Chalfont Borough Ordinance 44A yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1959 May 20, 1959 Final Decree - Listed Effective Date


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
New Britain, Township of
Bucks County
Chalfont, Borough of
Bucks County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Chalfont Borough Ordinance 44A: Before whole before exhibit (docket) 985.724 point formerly marked by a brass plug in the concrete paving of State Highway Route 178 leading from Doylestown to Montgomeryville
View Chalfont Borough Ordinance 44A: Tract 1 shape ordinance 9.55 iron pin in the bed of Sellersville Road, also known as West Hillcrest Avenue (33 feet wide), being the most westerly corner of lands of Myers on said road
View Chalfont Borough Ordinance 44A: Tract 2 shape ordinance 17.41 point situate in the intersection of Sunset Avenue and Westview Avenue, being the most southerly corner of lands of L. Fred Guthrie and Mary E. Guthrie
View Chalfont Borough Ordinance 44A: Tract 3 shape ordinance 41.69 point in a public road (abandoned) in line of lands of William E. Deknatel


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 242 1959 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
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Chalfont, Borough of Minute Feb 18, 1959 p. 179
Chalfont, Borough of Ordinance 44A: Annexing to the Borough of Chalfont three sections of the Township of New Britain, County of Bucks and State of Pennsylvania, adjacent to the westerly boundary line of said borough owned by the Estate of George H. Myers, L. Fred Guthrie and Mary E. Guthrie and J. Clyde Derstine and Joan B. Derstine Feb 18, 1959 Feb 21, 1959


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 8 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) New Britain Township School District (Bucks County), 1959 (1 folder)