Metes and Bounds Description Detail

Detail

Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Tullytown Borough 1892 Creation shape decree (recorded) A point on the Southerly side of the low water mark of Martins Creek

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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 across said creek along the line of lands of William Leigh on the west and A. B. Headley on the East (magnetic bearings) N 22.25° W 1300.86 ft. Point in the middle of the Frankford and Bristol Turnpike Road
2 Along the middle of said Frankford and Bristol Turnpike Road N 63° E 898.26 ft. Another point in the middle of said Turnpike road
3 Along the line between John Burton on the west and J + D White and James Specknagle on the east across the Pa. R. R. N 21.25° W 1251.69 ft. Southerly edge of the Low path of Delaware Division of the Penna. Canal
4 Along the southerly edge of the low path of said Canal the following three courses N 53.75° E 279.84 ft. Post at a tree a corner
5 2 N 46.6666666666667° E 318.78 ft. Corner
6 3 N 40.5833333333333° E 363.33 ft. Point a corner on the western side of the Canal Bridge in the middle line of the Oxford Road extended across said bridge
7 Along the middle of said Oxford Road N 21.5° W 2482.26 ft. Point a corner between lands of W. C. Bloomfield and Lizzie Burton
8 Along the line of lands of Lizzie Burton on the north and W. C. Bloomfield on the South N 67.8333333333333° E 2011.68 ft. Stone a corner of lands of Martha Rittenhouse
9 Along the line of lands of Martha Rittenhouse and Lizzie Burton the following courses and distances N 23.5° W 953.7 ft. Stone corner
10 [Same] S 71.75° W 513.48 ft. Stone a corner
11 [Along the same] N 23.5° W 818.565 ft. Stone a corner in line of lands of Joseph S. Hibbs
12 Along the line of lands of said Joseph S. Hibbs and said Rittenhouse the following courses and distances N 69.5° E 503.91 ft. Stone a corner
13 [Along the same] N 23.5° W 658.02 ft. Stone a corner
14 [Along the same] S 87.75° E 1452 ft. Stone a corner of Mrs. Wm. Smith
15 Along the line of lands between said Mrs. Wm. Smith and said Rittenhouse S 12.5° W 442.365 ft. Stone a corner
16 [Along the same] S 88° E 594 ft. Stone a corner in the middle of the Falls Road between lands of said Martha Rittenhouse and W. H. Bloomfield on the west and Jos. V. Peck on the east
17 S 14.25° W 2062.5 ft. Point a corner in the middle of said Falls Road and also the corner between lands of Jos. V. Peck and Chas. Ashton
18 Along the line of lands of Jos. V. Peck on the north and Chas Ashton on the south across the Del. Div. of the Penna. Canal S 75° E 991.32 ft. Point a corner on the southerly edge of the tow path of the said Delaware Division of the Penna. Canal
19 Along the southerly edge of the Tow Path of said canal the following courses and distances N 27.5° E 219.12 ft. Point a corner
20 [Along the same] N 25.75° E 803.88 ft. Point a corner on the southerly edge of said Tow Path in line between Jos A. Miller and James Fabian
21 Along the line of said Jos A Miller on the west and James Fabian on the west the two following courses and distances S 82.25° E 357.72 ft. Point a corner
22 2 S 63° E 679.8 ft. Point a corner in the middle of the Rail road Bridge approach of the Frankford and Bristol Turnpike Road
23 Along the said Bridge approach of the Frankford and Bristol Turnpike S 38° W 269.28 ft. Point a corner in the middle of said Road on the north part of the Penna. R. R. Bridge
24 Straight line across said Penna R. R. Bridge across said Frankford and Bristol Turnpike S 0.75° W 274.89 ft. Point a corner on the southerly edge of the western bridge approach of said Turnpike Road
25 from said southerly edge of said Bridge approach along the middle of said Turnpike S 47.75° W 639.54 ft. Point a corner in the middle of the said Frankford and Bristol Turnpike ROad as it formerly existed
26 Along the middle of said Turnpike Road S 32.25° W 1004.52 ft. Corner
27 Along the line of lands of Amos Briggs on the west and the Cemetery of Christian Church on the East S 28.5° E 557.37 ft. Point a corner in the middle of the Bordentown Road
28 Along the middle of the Bordentown Road along the line of the cemetery lot and land of Amos Briggs S 76.75° W 249.81 ft. Corner a stone in said Bordentown Road
29 Along the line between lands of Amos Briggs and Samuel Henry on the East and lands of Michael Brennan and Doctor Wm. Tallman on the west S 3° W 5874 ft. Point in the line of low water mark of the Delaware River
30 Along the various courses and distances of the low water mark line of the River Delaware and the Southerly low water mark line of the said Martins creek along lands of William Tallman and John Burton Place of beginning

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Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Tullytown Borough 1892 Creation yes Jan 7, 1892