Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court West Bethlehem Borough 1886 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1886 Sep 16, 1886 Oct 25, 1886 Charter - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Hanover, Township of (Lehigh)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
West Bethlehem, Borough of (defunct)
Creation
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
West Bethlehem, Borough of (defunct) Borough (Title 8)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View West Bethlehem Borough 1886 Creation shape decree (recorded) point in the county line between the said County of Lehigh and the County of Northampton the said point being in or near the bed of Monocacy Creek at the intersection of the said County line and the middle line of a certain street running eastwardly through the adjoining Borough of Bethlehem and known as Fairview Street

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Sessions Jun 1886 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 21–26 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 28–29 indirect
View Act of April 1, 1863 (Pa. Laws 200, No. 211), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 2, 1871 (Pa. Laws 283, No. 264), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lehigh County Charter Book v. 3, p. 338 Sec'y.St. 95360:1221–1225 Oct 25, 1886 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1890 Cns. Rep. Footnote h 298
View 1890 Cns. Rep. Footnote i 298