Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Dissolution Municipality Esplen Borough-Pittsburgh City 1906 Merger yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1905–1906 Jan 1, 1906 Final Decree - Listed Effective Date

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Esplen, Borough of (defunct)
Dissolution
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Pittsburgh, City of
Expansion
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Pittsburgh, City of Allegheny County PA

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 40 Mar 1905 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 28, 1903 (Pa. Laws 332, No. 260), §§ 1–6 indirect
View Act of April 19, 1905 (Pa. Laws 216, No. 158), § 1 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Pittsburgh, City of Ordinance 93: Giving the consent of the City of Pittsburgh to the proposed annexation to said City of the Borough of Esplen, Allegheny County Jul 10, 1905 Jul 11, 1905 Ordinance Book v. 17, p. 103; Municipal Record Appendix v. 38, p. 36
Allegheny, County of Election: [For or against the annexation of the Borough of Esplen to the City of Pittsburgh] Nov 7, 1905
View Pittsburgh, City of Ordinance 397: Erecting the territory heretofore known as Esplen Borough, Allegheny County, into a ward of the City of Pittsburgh, to be known as numbered as the Fortieth ward Feb 26, 1906 Mar 2, 1906 Ordinance Book v. 17, p. 375; Municipal Record Appendix v. 38, p. 142

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1910 Cns. Rep. Footnote 2 533
View 1910 Cns. Rep. Footnote 7 534
View 1910 Cns. Rep. 612
View 1920 Cns. Rep. Footnote 2 587
View Allegheny Hist. Form. BOROUGHS 20
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. City of Pittsburgh: Territorial Growth of Pittsburgh (in Allegheny County folder) 132 Dec 31, 1981
View Pitts. Press (No. 93.) AN ORDINANCE-Giving the consent of the city of Pittsburgh to the proposed annexation to said city of the borough of Esplen, Allegheny county. 7 Jul 25, 1905
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Received Aug 26, 1905
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Failey, Chas. A. (Superintendent of Surveys) Received Apr 26, 1906