Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Township Court Reading Township 1761 Creation yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1761 1761 Final Decree - Most Probable Year Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Alsace, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA-P
Part
Reading, Township of (Berks, defunct)
Creation
Berks County
Part
PA-P
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Reading, Township of (Berks, defunct) Township

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 Township 1761 Creation shape plan (docket) [Beech tree on Schuylkill River (name not given)]

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Road 1761 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Order of April 9, 1690 (1 Pa. Prov. Cnl 289, No. ___), § 1 indirect

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 Montgomery 1909 FIRST ASSESSMENT, 1754 1 8