Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Reading City Ordinance 45-1914 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1914 Dec 28, 1914 Appeal - Date Withdrawn

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Cumru, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Reading City Ordinance 45-1914 shape ordinance (municipal journal) point on the west side of the Schuylkill River, said point being a corner in the southern property line of the Metropolitan Electric Company and in the division line between properties of the said Metropolitan Electric Company and the Pennsylvania Railroad Company

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Common Pleas of Berks County, Pennsylvania Appearance 53 Oct 1914 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 683 1914 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 762 1915 reference
View Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - Eastern District Appeal 26 Jan 1915 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 27, 1913 (Pa. Laws 568, No. 367), art. 3, § 1 indirect
View Act of June 27, 1913 (Pa. Laws 568, No. 367), art. 3, §§ 2–3 indirect
View Act of June 27, 1913 (Pa. Laws 568, No. 367), art. 3, §§ 5–6 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Berks County Miscellaneous Book v. 83, p. 264 Jul 31, 1917 reference*

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Reading, City of Appendix Journal 49, 1914: Petition for the annexation of a portion of the Township of Cumru, in the County of Berks and State of Pennsylvania, to the City of Reading, in the said County of Berks and State of Pennsylvania Jun 2, 1914 p. 68–79
Reading, City of Journal, 1914 Jun 3, 1914 p. 106
Reading, City of Journal, 1914 Jul 8, 1914 p. 159
Reading, City of Journal, 1914 Sep 16, 1914 p. 233
Reading, City of Appendix Journal, 1914: [Ordinance No. 45] Sep 16, 1914 p. 360–363
Reading, City of Ordinance 45, 1914: Providing for the annexation to the City of Reading of a portion of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjoining said city on the south and southwest, beginning at a point on the west side of the Schuylkill River, containing 1,114.5 acres, more or less Sep 16, 1914
Reading, City of Appendix Journal 63, 1915: Communication from committee in 18th Ward, relative to annexation. 1915 p. 86–87
Reading, City of Journal, 1915 May 3, 1915 p. 96

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1920 Cns. Rep. Footnote 5 588
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Snyder, George D. (Secretary, Office of the Mayor) Received May 19, 1915