Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Downingtown Borough Ordinance of December 1952 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1952–1953

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 Ordinance of December 1952 shape ordinance 54.374 point in the original west line of the Downingtown Borough, being five hundred forty-six and twenty hundredths (546.20) feet North of the original southwest corner of the Downingtown Borough

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Chester County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 62 1952 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
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
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 Dec 1, 1952 Dec 2, 1952 p. 371–373

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Kenney, Robert H. W., Jr. (Manager) Feb 21, 1955
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 14 40-32
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)