Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Quakertown Borough Ordinance 353 and 509 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1947 Mar 12, 1947 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court after Service upon County Commissioners

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Richland, Township of (Bucks)
Reduction
Bucks County
Part
PA
Part
Quakertown, Borough of
Expansion
Bucks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Quakertown Borough Ordinance 353 and 509: 353, Tract 1 shape ordinance 105.43 point for a corner in Traffic Route No. 309 and the Trumbauersville Pike; said point being a corner of the present Borough line
View Quakertown Borough Ordinance 353 and 509: 353, Tract 2 shape ordinance 40.75 point for a corner in the northwardly borough line

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1947 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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Quakertown, Borough of Ordinance 353: Annexing to the Borough of Quakertown a certain section of Richland Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to said Borough and herein more specifically described Feb 5, 1947 p. 7
Quakertown, Borough of Ordinance 509: Attaching certain territory annexed by Ordinances Nos. 353 and 354 of the Borough of Quakertown to the first, second, third and fourth wards of the Borough of Quakertown, directing the filing thereof in the Court of Quarter Sessions, and notices given in accordance with the law Apr 7, 1954 Apr 7, 1954 p. 20

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Freed, H. B. (Secretary) 17500450 -1 Jul 10, 1947
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. 17500450 -1 Apr 15, 1949
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. 17500450 -1 Through 1947
View 1950-1960 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Yanish, Ralph L. Nov 5, 1953
View 1950 Cns. Rep. Footnote 8 38-18
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Quakertown Borough School District, 1947-1956 (1 folder)