Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court East Rockhill Township-Perkasie Borough 1896 Annexation (2nd) yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1896 Aug 24, 1896 Aug 24, 1896 Final Decree - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
East Rockhill, Township of
Reduction
Bucks County
Part
PA
Part
Perkasie, Borough of
Expansion
Bucks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View East Rockhill Township-Perkasie Borough 1896 Annexation (2nd) shape petition (recorded) point a corner in the borough line of Perkasie Borough in the middle of Sellersville Avenue now Fifth Street

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1896 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 11, 1879 (Pa. Laws 150, No. 159), §§ 1–4 indirect
View Act of May 17, 1883 (Pa. Laws 36, No. 27), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Bucks County Miscellaneous Book v. 29, p. 614 Aug 24, 1896 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 1 334
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 13 333