London Gazette (25/Nov/1881)

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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 for effecting the purposes, or some of the purposes following, that is to say:

To enable the Hull, Barnsley, and West Riding Junction Railway and Dock Company (who are in this Notice referred to as "the Company") to make and maintain the railways, public carriage road, dock, river wall or embankment, cut or canal, and other works hereinafter mentioned, or some of them, or some part or parts thereof respectively, that is to say:

A. The following railways, all in the West Riding of the County of York:

(1). A Railway, No. 1, commencing in the township of South Hiendley and parish of Felkirk, by a junction with the Railway No. 1, authorised by "The Hull, Barnsley, and West Riding Junction Railway and Dock Act, 1880" (in this Notice called "the Act of 1880"), at or near the west side of the bridge carrying Sandy Bridge Lane over the said railway as now in course of construction, and terminating in the township and parish of Huddersfield, at a point on the south-east side of Blacker Road North, at or near the junction therewith of St. John's Road.

(1a). A Railway, No. 1a, commencing in the township of Shafton and parish of Felkirk, by a junction with the Railway No. 1, authorised by the Act of 1880, at or near the point at which that railway is shown on the plans deposited for and referred to in t'he Act of 1880 (in this. Notice referred to as "the plans of 1880") as intended to cross the line of the authorised Midland Railway, Royston, and Darfield Branch, and terminating in the township of Havercoft-with-Cold-Hiendley in the said parish of Felkirk, by a junction with -Railway No. 1, to be authorised by the Bill, at or near the bridge carrying the Midland Railway over Lund Hill Lane.

(1b). A Railway, No. 1b, commencing in the township of Shafton and parish of Felkirk, by a junction with the said Railway No. 1, authorised by the Act of 1880, at a point 200 yards or thereabouts measuring along the line of the said railway as now in course of construction in a southerly direction from the point of commencement, as hereinbefore described, of Railway No. la, to be authorised by the Bill, and terminating in the township of Havercroft-with-Cold-Hiendley and parish of Felkirk by a junction with the sidings of Monckton Main Colliery at or near to the west side of Lund Hill Lane.

(1c.) A Railway, No. 1c, commencing in the township of Lepton and parish of Kirkheaton, and in the township and parish of Kirkburton, or one of the said townships, by a junction with Railway No. 1, to be authorised by the Bill, at or near a point on Beldon Brook, 200 yards or thereabouts west from the bridge carrying Lepton Lane over the said brook, and terminating in the said township of Lepton by a junction with the Kirkburton Branch Railway of the London and North Western Railway Company, at or near the occupation bridge over the said branch railway at the south end of Fenay Bridge, Station.

(2.) A Railway No. 2, commencing in the township and parish of Huddersfield by a junction with Railway No. 1, to be authorised by the Bill at or near its point of termination as hereinbefore described, and terminating in the township and parish of Halifax at a point on the south side of George Street 15 yards or thereabouts east of the entrance door to the Union Bank in that street.

(3.) A Railway No. 3, commencing in the township and parish of Huddersfield by a junction with Railway No. 1, to be authorised by the Bill, in the yard or enclosure belonging to the Folly Hall Grease Extracting Works at a point about 22 yards slightly west of north of the westernmost angle of the buildings belonging to Folly Hall Mills, and about 27 yards north-east of the north westernmost angle of Folly Hall Dye Works, and terminating in the township of Longwood, and parish of Huddersfield, by a junction with the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway of the London and North Western Railway Company at a point 75 yards or thereabouts, measuring along the said railway, in an easterly direction from the signal cabin marked Longwood No. 2, at or near the eastern end of Longwood Station.

The intended Railways Nos. 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, and 3, will be made or pass from, in, through, or into the parishes, townships, and places following, or some of them, that is to say:—

Felkirk, Shafton, South Hiendley, Havercroft-with-Cold-Hiendley, Havercroft, Royston (parish and township), Notton, Woolley, Chevet, Sandal-Magna, Crigglestoue, West Bretton, Silkstone, Thornhill Nether-Shitlington, Midgley Shitlington, Flockton, Emley (parish and township), Kirkburton (parish and township), Highburton, Kirkheaton, Lepton, Dalton, Almondbury (parish and township), North Crossland, Lockwood, Huddersfield (parish and township), Lindley-cum-Quarmby (detached), Longwood, Marsh, Fartown, Halifax, (parish and township), Fixby, Elland, Skircoat, Elland-cum-Greetland, Southowram, and Greetland.

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