Leeds Mercury (26/Nov/1836) - Notices

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NOTICE is hereby given, That Application is intended to be made to Parliament in the ensuing session, for Leave to bring in a Bill and to obtain an Act for making and maintaining several Reservoirs (hereinafter particularised) for collecting and holding Waters for the better Supply of the Mills, Factories, and other Premises, situate within the Limits hereinafter also mentioned, in the West-Riding of the County of York, that is to say, a Reservoir and an Embankment across the Stream or Fall of Water called Ramsden Dyke, at or near Ramsden, in the Townships of Cartworth and Holme, and Parishes of Kirkburton and Almondbury, which said stream or Dyke flows or falls into the River Holme, at or near Bright Hill, in the said Township of Cartworth, and Parish or Kirkburton, also a Reservoir and Embankment across the said River Holme, at or near Nedderly, in the Townships of Cartworth and Holme, and Parishes of Kirkburton and Almondbury, for the Purpose of affording a more regular and better Supply of Water to the Mills, Factories, and other Premises, situate below the Sites of the said intended Reservoirs, and on or near the Line of the said River Holme, and also on or near the Line of the River Colne, from the Junction of the said River Holme with the said River Colne, at or near Rashcliffe, in the Township of Lockwood, in the said Parish of Almondbury to the Junction of the said River Colne with the River Calder at or near Colne Bridge, in the several Townships and Parishes of Huddersfield and Kirkheaton, and which said Mills, Factories, and other Premises are situate in the several Townships of Cartworth, Holme, Austonley, Upperthong, Wooldale, Netherthong, Thurstonland, Honley, South Crosland, Almondbury, Lockwood, Huddersfield, Dalton, and Kirkheaton, in the several Parishes of Kirkburton, Almondbury, Huddersfield, and Kirkheaton, together with all such Cuts, Aqueducts, Feeders, Dams, Sluices, and other Works in the said Townships of Cartworth and Holme, and Parishes of Kirkburton and Almondbury, as shall be required or convenient for conducting and conveying into the said Reservoirs, and for collecting, impounding, and penning up the Waters of the said Stream and River, and all Flood and other Waters usually arising or flowing near to the Sites of the said intended Reservoirs, or which may be diverted into the same, and for regulating the flowing of such Waters out of such Reservoirs for the Purposes aforesaid ; also a Reservoir and an Embankment across the stream in Issues Clough, at or near Issues Sheepfold, in the Township of Upperthong, and Parish of Almondbury, which said Stream flows or falls into the Rivulet or Brook called Diglee, at or near Howbroom, in the Township of Austonley, and Parish of Almondbury, and also a Reservoir and an Embankment across the said Rivulet or Brook called Diglee, at or near Bilberry Mill, in the said Township of Austonley, and Parish of Almondbury, for the Purpose of affording a more regular and better Supply off Water to the Mills, Factories, and other Premises, situate below the Sites of the said intended Reservoirs, and on or near the Line of the said Rivulet or Brook called Diglee, in the several Townships of Austonley and Holme, and Parish of Almondbury, and to the Mills, Factories, and other Premises, situate on or near the Line of the said River Holme, below the Junction of the said Rivulet or Brook called Diglee with the said River Holme ; and also on or near the Line of the said River Colne from the Junction of the said River Holme, with the said River Colne at or near Rashcliffe, in the Township of Lockwood, and Parish of Almondbury, to the Junction of the said River Colne with the River Calder at or near Colne Bridge, in the several Townships and Parishes of Huddersfield and Kirkheaton, and which said last-mentioned Mills, Factories, and other Premises are situate in the several Townships of Austonley, Upperthong, Cartworth, Wooldale, Netherthong, Thurstonland, Honley, South Crosland, Almondbury, Lockwood, Huddersfield, Dalton, and Kirkheaton, and Parishes of Kirkburton, Almondbury, Huddersfield, and Kirkheaton, together with all such Cuts, Aqueducts, Feeders, Dams, Sluices, and other Works in the said Townships of Upperthong and Austonley, and Parish of Almondbury as shall be requisite or convenient for conducting and conveying into the said Reservoirs, and for collecting, impounding, and penning up the Waters of the said Stream and Rivulet or Brook, and all Flood and other Waters usually arising or flowing near to the Sites of the said Intended Reservoirs, or which may be diverted into the same, and for regulating the flowing or such Waters out of such Reservoirs for the Purposes aforesaid : also a Reservoir and an Embankment across the Stream, Rivulet, or Brook called Ribbleden otherwise Rivleden Rivulet or Brook, at Long Ing, being at or near the Head or Source of the said Stream, Rivulet, or Brook, in the said Township of Wooldale, and Parish of Kirkburton; and also a Reservoir and an Embankment across the said Stream, Rivulet, or Brook called Ribbleden otherwise Rivleden Rivulet, or Brook, near to and above Holme Styes Mill in the several Townships of Cartworth, and Wooldale, and Parish of Kirkburton, for the Purpose of affording a more regular and bettor supply of Water to the said Mills, Factories, and other Premises, situate below the Sites of the said Intended Reservoirs, and on or near the Line of the said Stream, Rivulet, or Brook, called Ribbleden, otherwise Rivleden Rivulet or Brook, in the several Townships of Cartworth and Wooldale, and Parish of Kirkburton, and to the Mills, Factories, and other Premises, situate on or near the Line of the said River Holme, below the Junction of the said Stream, Rivulet, or Brook, called Ribbleden otherwise Rivleden Rivulet or Brook, with the said River Holme ; and also on or near the Line of the said River Colne, from the Junction of the said River Holme with the said River Colne, at or near Rashcliffe, in the Township of Lockwood, and Parish of Almondbury, and the Junction of the said River Colne with the River Calder, at or near Colne Bridge, in the several Townships and Parishes of Huddersfield and Kirkheaton; and which said last-mentioned Mills, Factories, and other Premises, are situate In the several Townships of Wooldale, Upperthong, Netherthong, Thurstonland, Honley, South Crosland, Almondbury, Lockwood, Huddersfield, Dalton, and Kirkheaton, and Parishes of Kirkburton, Almondbury, Huddersfield and Kirkheaton ; together with all such Cuts, Aqueducts, Feeders, Dams, Sluices, and other Works, in the said Townships of Cartworth and Wooldale, and Parish of Kirkburton, as shall be requisite or convenient for conducting and conveying into the said Reservoirs, and for collecting, impounding, and penning up the Waters of the said Stream, Rivulet, or Brook, and all flood and other Waters usually arising or flowing near to the Sites of the said intended Reservoirs, or which may be diverted into the same, and for regulating the flowing of such Waters out of such Reservoirs, for the Purposes aforesaid. Also a Reservoir, and an Embankment across the stream, called Upperhouse Dyke, at Boshaw Whams, in the Township of Cartworth, and Parish of Kirkburton. And also a Reservoir, and an Embankment across the Stream called Strines Dyke, at or near Field Heads, in the Townships of Hepworth and Cartworth, and Parish of Kirkburton, which said Streams unite and flow or fall into the New Mill Rivulet or Brook, at Jackson Bridge, in the Township of Hepworth, and Parish of Kirkburton, for the purpose of affording a more regular and better Supply of Water to the Mills, Factories, and other Premises, situate below the sites of the said intended Reservoirs, and on or near the Line of the said Rivulet or Brook, called New Mill Rivulet or Brook, in the several Townships of Cartworth, Hepworth, Wooldale, Fulstone, otherwise Foolstone, otherwise Foulstone, and Thurstonland, and Parish of Kirkburton ; and to the Mills, Factories, and other Premises, situate on or near the Line of the said River Holme, below the Junction of the said New Mill Rivulet or Brook with the said River Holme ; and also on or near the Line of the said River Colne, from the Junction of the said River Holme with the said River Colne, at or near Rashcliffe, in the Township of Lockwood, and Parish of Almondbury, and the Junction of the said River Colne with the River Calder at or near Colne Bridge, in the several Townships and Parishes of Huddersfield and Kirkheaton, and which said last-mentioned Mills, Factories, and other Premises are situate in the several Townships of Honley, South Crosland, Almondbury, Lockwood, Huddersfield, Dalton, and Kirkheaton, and Parishes of Almondbury, Huddersfield and Kirkheaton ; together with all such Cuts, Aqueducts, Feeders, Dams, Sluices, and other Works, in the said Townships of Cartworth and Hepworth, and Parish of Kirkburton, as shall be requisite or convenient for conducting or conveying into the said Reservoirs, and for collecting, impounding, and penning up the Waters of the said Streams, and all flood and other Waters usually arising or flowing near to the Sites of the said intended Reservoirs, or which may be diverted into the same, and for regulating the flowing of such Waters out of such Reservoirs for the Purposes aforesaid. Also a Reservoir and an Embankment across the Rivulet or Brook, called Brow Grains Rivulet or Brook, at or near Scope, in the Township of Meltham, and Parish of Almondbury. Also another Reservoir and an Embankment across the said Rivulet or Brook, called Brow Grains Rivulet or Brook, at or near Uppershore, in the said Township of Meltham and Parish of Almondbury. And also another Reservoir and an Embankment across the said Rivulet or Brook, called Brows Grains Rivulet or Brook, at or near Grange Ash, in the said Township of Meltham, and Parish of Almondbury, for the Purpose of affording a more regular and better Supply of Water to the Mills, Factories, and other Premises, situate below the Sites of the said intended Reservoirs, and on or near the Line of the said Rivulet or Brook, called Brow Grains Rivulet or Brook, in the several Townships of Meltham, South Crosland, and Honley, and Parish of Almondbury and to the Mills, Factories, and other Premises situate on or near the Line of the said River Holme, below the Junction of the said Rivulet or Brook, called Brow Grains Rivulet or Brook, with the said River Holme ; and also, on or near the line of the said River Colne, from the Junction of the said River Holme with the said River Colne, at or near Rashcliffe, in the Township of Lockwood, and Parish of Almondbury, and the Junction of the said River Colne, with the River Calder, at or near Colne Bridge, in the several Townships and Parishes of Huddersfield and Kirkheaton ; and which last mentioned Mills, Factories, and other Premises, are situate in the several Townships of Honley, South Crosland, Almondbury, Lockwood, Huddersfield, Dalton, and Kirkheaton, and Parishes of Almondbury, Huddersfield, and Kirkheaton ; together with all such Cuts, Aqueducts, Feeders, Dams, Sluices, and other Works in the said Township of Meltham, and Parish of Almondbury, as shall be requisite or convenient for conducting and conveying into the said Reservoirs, and for collecting, impounding, and penning up of the Waters of the said Stream, Rivulet, or Brook, and all flood and other Waters usually arising or flowing near the Sites of the intended Reservoirs, or which may be diverted into the same, for regulating the flowing of such Waters out of such Reservoirs for the Purposes aforesaid : And for the Purposes aforesaid, it is also intended to apply for Power in such Bill and Act, to stop up Part of a certain Bridle Way or Road, leading from Ramsden aforesaid, to the Village of Holme, in the Townships of Cartworth and Holme, and Parishes of Kirkburton and Almondbury, and for setting out and making a new Bridle Way of Road in lieu thereof, the said several Townships of Cartworth and Holme ; and Parishes of Kirkburton and Almondbury ; and also stop up Part of an Occupation Road leading from Howbroom Bank to Goodbent, in the several Townships of Austonley and Upperthong, and Parish of Almondbury, and for setting out and making a new Occupation Road in lieu thereof, in the said Townships of Austonley and Upperthong, and Parish of Almondbury ; and also, for Powers to take and use Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the Townships of Holme, Cartworth, Austonley, Upperthong, Wooldale, Hepworth, and Meltham, and Parishes of Kirkburton and Almondbury, for making such several Reservoirs, Aqueducts, Cuts, and Works aforesaid ; and for the Purpose of raising Money, for paying the interest of any Moneys to be advanced for making such Reservoirs and Works aforesaid, and for maintaining and supporting the same, and all other Costs, Charges, and Expenses in anywise arising therefrom, or incidental thereto ; and finally, paying off all Moneys advanced or borrowed for the Purposes aforesaid, it is intended to obtain Powers by such Bill and Act for rating and assessing all Mills, Factories, and other Premises, and Works, or the respective Owners and Occupiers therefor, receiving any Benefit or Advantage from the making and maintaining of such Reservoirs and Works aforesaid, according and in Proportion to the Benefit and Advantage so received by them respectively, such Mills, Factories, and other Premises, and Works to be rated and assessed being situate in the Townships of Cartworth, Holme, Austonley, Upperthong, Wooldale, Nethrthong, Hepworth, Fulstone, otherwise Foolstone, otherwise Foulstone, Thurstonland, Meltham, Honley, South Crosland, Almondbury, Lockwood, Huddersfield, Dalton, and Kirkheaton, and Parishes of Kirkburton, Almondbury, Huddersfield, and Kirkheaton aforesaid, and on or near the Lines of the Streams, Rivers, and Rivulets or Brooks aforesaid, below the said several Reservoirs respectively, to the junction of the said River Colne, with the River Calder, at or near Colne Bridge, in the several Townships and Parishes of Huddersfield and Kirkheaton aforesaid.

Dated this Tenth Day of November, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Six.

W. and S. STEPHENSON.
Solicitors for the Bill.