Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Hanover Township-Ashley Borough 1898 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1898 May 31, 1898 Jun 17, 1898 Final Decree - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Hanover, Township of (Luzerne)
Reduction
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part
Ashley, Borough of
Expansion
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Hanover Township-Ashley Borough 1898 Annexation shape petition (recorded) main line of the Lehigh Valley Railroad in line dividing Lots Nos. 8 and 9 of the 1st division of the certified Township of Hanover

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Sessions 712 Apr 1898 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
View Act of June 1, 1887 (Pa. Laws 285, No. 170), §§ 1–5 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Luzerne County Map Book v. 1, p. 66 direct
Luzerne County Charter Book v. 5, p. 125 Sec'y.St. 95331:769–775 Jun 17, 1898 direct