Railway Times (06/Mar/1847) - Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal

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HUDDERSFIELD AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY AND CANAL.

At the Half-yearly ordinary Meeting of shareholders of the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company, held within the Guildhall, Huddersfield, on Saturday, the 27th day of February, 1847,

WILLIAM ALDAM, Jun., Esq., M.P., in the Chair: The common seal of the Company having been affixed to the register of Proprietors, in presence of the Meeting.

It was moved by the Chairman, seconded Joseph Brook, Esq., of Greenhead, and resolved unanimously—

“1. That the balance-sheet of income and expenditure, and the Reports of the Directors and Engineer now read, be received and adopted.”

It was moved by the Chairman, seconded by, George Armitage, Esq., of Edgerton Lodge, and resolved unanimously—

“2. That the following gentlemen who have gone out of office be, and are hereby re-elected, Directors of this Company, viz.:— James Lees, Esq., of Delph Lodge, Saddleworth; William Leigh Brook, Esq., of Meltham Hall, near Huddersfield; Thomas Firth, Esq., of Toothill, near Huddersfield; William Bayley, Esq., of Stamford Lodge, Stalybridge.”

It is moved by Joseph Brook, Esq., of Greenhead, seconded by William Leigh Brook, Esq., of Meltham Hall, and resolved unanimously—

“3. That Mr. Samuel Oakes, who has gone out of office, be, and is hereby re-elected one of the Auditors of this Company.”

It was moved by the Chairman, seconded by Joseph Brook, Esq., and resolved unanimously&mhdash;

“4. That the declaration of forfeiture of the undermentioned Shares, made by the Directors of this Company, on the 23rd December last, be, and the same is hereby confirmed, viz.:— five Shares, numbered 2,489, 2,490, 2,491, 2,492, 2,493; two Shares, numbered 27,836 and 27,837; seventeen Shares, numbered 4,112, 4,113, 4,114, 4,115, 4,116, 4,117, 4,118, 4,119, 4,120, 4,121, 20,442, 20,443, 20,444, 20,445, 20,446, 20,447, 20,448.”

WILLIAM ALDAM, Jun., chairman,

At a special Meeting of the shareholders of the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company, held in the Guildhall, Huddersfield, immediately after the above Meeting.

WILLIAM ALDAM, Jun., Esq., M.P., in the Chair,

The draft of the proposed Bill for incorporating the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company, and the Leeds, Dewsbury, and Manchester Railway Company with the London and North-Western Company, having been read by the Company's Solicitors,

It was moved by the Chairman, seconded by James Lees, Esq., of Delph Lodge, and seconded unanimously—

“That the draft of the Bill now read, intituled ‘A Bill to incorporate the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company and the Leeds, Dewsbury, and Manchester Railway Company with the London and North-Western Railway Company’ be, and the same is hereby approved of.”

WILLIAM ALDAM, Jun., Chairman.

It was moved by Joseph Brook, Esq., of Greenhead, seconded by T.A. Peaps, Esq., Huddersfield, and agreed to unanimously,—

“That the thanks of the Meeting be given to Mr. Aldam, for his able conduct in the chair.”

WILLIAM GILMER, Secretary.

Railway Times (06/Mar/1847) - Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal

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