Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Downingtown Borough 1946 Ordinance yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1946

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Caln, Township of
Reduction
Chester County
Part
PA
Part
Downingtown, Borough of
Expansion
Chester County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Downingtown Borough 1946 Ordinance shape ordinance 14.59 point on the south side of West Lancaster Avenue (formerly known as the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike) and a point on the west line of the Borough of Downingtown, said point being North six (6) degrees thirty-one (31) minutes West, a distance of one thousand nine hundred six and seven tenths feet (1906.7) from a stone which marks the southwesterly corner of the present Borough Limits and said stone being located in the present West Bradford Township line

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Chester County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Jun 1946 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Chester County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Nov 1946 direct

Law

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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Downingtown, Borough of Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Downingtown a portion of Caln Township, Chester County, Pa. Adjacent to and on the [NE] westerly side of said borough herein more particularly described Jun 3, 1946 p. 186–188

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Wagner, Edw. B. 17500450 -1 Aug 13, 1946 Received Aug 15, 1946
View 1950 Cns. Rep. Footnote 12 38-19
View Chester Cty. Misc. Q.Sess. Nov 6, 2007 Jan 4, 2011
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Caln Township School District, Downingtown Borough (Chester County), 1946-1953 (1 folder)