Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Downingtown Borough 1948 Ordinance yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1948

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 1948 Ordinance shape ordinance 5.93 point marked by an iron pin, said point being in the present Borough line and being in the present Borough line and being the northwest corner of a tract of 14.59 acres annexed to the Borough of Downingtown by certain proceedings filed in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Chester County, Pa., on June 17, 1946

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Chester County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Oct 1948 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Chester County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Jan 1949 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
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
Downingtown, Borough of Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Downingtown a portion of Caln Township, Chester County, Pa., adjacent to and on the westerly side of said borough herein more particularly described Aug 2, 1948 p. 226–228

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Wagner, Edwin B. 17500450 -1 Sep 23, 1948 Received Sep 24, 1948
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)