Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New City Legislature Reading City 1847 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1847 Mar 26, 1847 Act of Legislature - Listed Effective Date

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Reading, Borough of (defunct)
Old Name
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
New Name
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Reading, City of City (Special Charter)

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of March 16, 1847 (Pa. Laws 409, No. 344), §§ 1–35 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