Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Topton Borough Ordinance 270 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1952 Apr 23, 1952 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court

Map

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Longswamp, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Topton, Borough of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Maxatawny, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Topton, Borough of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Topton Borough Ordinance 270: Deed 279-6 shape deed (recorded) 0.625 stone in a line of James Butz's land
View Topton Borough Ordinance 270: Tract shape ordinance 107.9126875 spike at the intersection of the public road, known as Callowhill Street, with the public road leading from Bowers to Topton, known in the Borough of Topton as Weis Street

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1606 1952 direct

Law

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

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Berks County Deed Book v. 1684, p. 578 Jan 20, 1976 reference
Berks County Deed Book v. 279, p. 6 Nov 5, 1900 reference
Berks County Charter Book v. 15, p. 15 Sec'y.St. 95391:1586–1588 May 12, 1948 reference
Berks County Charter Book v. 9, p. 607 Sec'y.St. 95389:2211–2213 Oct 8, 1924 reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Topton, Borough of Ordinance 270: Annexing to the Borough of Topton a section of Longswamp Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, immediately adjacent thereto, and being herein more fully bounded and described Feb 4, 1952 Feb 4, 1952

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Meck, Clifford I. (Secretary) May 28, 1958
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 6 40-31
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Longswamp Township School District (Berks County), 1952-1961 (1 folder)