Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Legislature Reading Borough 1783 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1783 Sep 12, 1783 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Reading, Township of (Berks, defunct)
Dissolution
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, Borough of (defunct)
Creation
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, Township of (Berks, defunct)
Dissolution
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Alsace, Township of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Alsace, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, Borough of (defunct)
Creation
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Reading, Borough of (defunct) Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter)

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Reading, City of Berks County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Reading Borough 1783 Creation shape act westerly bank of the river Schuylkill opposite Lardner's lane of Hockley's out-lots

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of September 12, 1783 (11 Pa. Stat. at Large 124, Ch. 1031), §§ 1–45 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Montgomery 1886 Chapter XXV: Townships of Berks County. Alsace Township. 983
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 16
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 18 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940