Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, of Great Britain, Derived from Original and Parliamentary Documents in the Possession of J. Priestley (Google eBook)

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Page 210 - ... an act passed in the thirty-sixth year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Third, intituled " An Act for repealing certain duties on legacies and shares of personal estates, and for granting other duties thereon in certain cases.
Page 115 - An Act for making and maintaining a Railway or Tramroad from the Town of Swansea, into the Parish of Oystermouth in the County of Glamorgan.
Page 637 - An act to enable the mayor and commonalty and citizens of the city of London...
Page 247 - ' An Act ' for making and maintaining a navigable canal from the city of ' Coventry, to communicate upon Tradley Heath, in the county ' of Stafford, with a canal now making between the rivers Trent
Page 15 - The British North America Act, 1867," it is amongst other things enacted, that it shall be lawful for Us...
Page 479 - Act passed in the seventh and eighth years of the reign of his present majesty, for improving the outfall of the river Nene, and the drainage of the lands discharging their waters into the Wisbech river, and the navigation of the said Wisbech river from the upper end of Kinderley's Cut to the sea, and for embanking the salt marshes and bare sands lying between the said cut and the sea.
Page 90 - An Act to enable the Most Noble Francis, Duke of Bridgewater, to make a navigable Cut or Canal from a certain place in the township of Salford, to or near Worsley Mill and Middlewood in the manor of Worsley, and to or near Hollin Ferry in the county palatine of Lancaster.
Page 428 - Manchester railway to alter the line of the said railway, and for amending and enlarging the powers and provisions of the several Acts relating thereto.
Page 553 - Navigation at or near Sowerby Bridge Wharf, ' in the parish of Halifax, in the West Riding of the county of ' York, to join the Canal of his Grace the Duke of Bridgewater, in ' the parish of Manchester, in the county palatine of Lancaster ; and ' also certain Cuts from the said intended Canal;' whereby certain persons were incorporated as " The Company of Proprietors of u the Rochdale Canal,
Page 631 - Act passed in the session held in the sixth and seventh years of the reign of his late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled An Act to facilitate the Conveyance of Sites for School-rooms...

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