Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Quakertown Borough Ordinance 489 and 504 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1953 May 20, 1953 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Richland, Township of (Bucks)
Bucks County
Quakertown, Borough of
Bucks County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Quakertown Borough Ordinance 489 and 504: 489 shape ordinance 93.846 point for a corner being a concrete monument located sixty-six feet, more or less, in an Easterly direction from the East curb line of South Third Street


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1953 direct


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
Quakertown, Borough of Ordinance 489: Annexing to the Borough of Quakertown a certain section of Richland Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to said Borough and herein more specifically described May 6, 1953 May 6, 1953 p. 189
Quakertown, Borough of Ordinance 504: Attaching certain territory annexed by Ordinance No. 489 of the Borough of Quakertown to the first, second, 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 Jan 6, 1954 Jan 6, 1954 p. 13


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Yanish, Ralph L. (Manager) Mar 2, 1955
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 8 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Richland Township School District (Bucks County), 1957-1962 (1 folder)