Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Quakertown Borough Ordinance 539 and 562 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1954–1956 Apr 13, 1956 Final Decree - Date Granted

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 539 and 562: 539 shape ordinance 29.042 iron pin for a corner being also the southeast property corner of the Howard Strawsnyder property fronting on West Broad Street

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 28 1954 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 53 1956 reference

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 20, 1953 (Pa. Laws 550, No. 145), §§ 1–9 indirect
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 reference
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] reference
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] reference
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Quakertown, Borough of Ordinance 539: Annexing to the Borough of Quakertown a certain section of Richland Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to said Borough and herein more specifically described Oct 6, 1954 Oct 6, 1954
Quakertown, Borough of Ordinance 562: Attaching certain territory annexed by Ordinance No. 539 of the Borough of Quakertown to the First Ward of the Borough of Quakertown, directing the filing thereof in the Court of Quarter Sessions, and notices given in accordance with the law Jul 11, 1956 Jul 11, 1956 p. 84

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Yanish, Ralph L. (Manager) Jun 23, 1958
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 8 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Quakertown Borough School District, 1947-1956 (1 folder)