Railway Times (13/Jun/1846) - Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company

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HUDDERSFIELD AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY AND CANAL COMPANY.

At a special general meeting of the shareholders of the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company, held within the Guildhall at Huddersfield, on Thursday, the 4th day of June, 1846,

WILLIAM ALDAM, Jun., Esq., M.P., of Frickley Hall, in the Chair,

It was resolved unanimously—

1. That this meeting approves of the draft Bill now submitted to it, entitled, “A Bill, for enabling the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company to divert their main line of railway in Huddersfield and to make a branch therefrom near Cooper Bridge, in the township of Huddersfield.”

2. That this meeting approves of the draft Bill now submitted to it, entitled, “A Bill for enabling the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company to make a branch railway from their main line of railway to Oldham.” It was proposed by William Aldam, jun., Esq., seconded by Joseph Shaw, Esq., of Huddersfield, and agreed to by the following majority, viz.:—

Parties in favour, holding 8,224 shares and representing 3,394 votes.
Parties against, holding 323 shares and representing 60 votes.
Majority in favour, holding 7,901 shares and representing 3,334 votes.

3. That this meeting approves of the draft Bill now submitted to it, entitled, “A Bill for enabling the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company to make a branch railway from their main line of railway to Bradford.”

It was moved by William Leigh Brook, Esq., of Meltham Hall, seconded by James Lees, Esq., of Delph Lodge, Saddleworth, and carried by acclamation —

That the thanks of this meeting be given to Mr. Aldam, for his conduct in the chair.

WILLIAM ALDAM, Jun., Chairman.
Huddersfield, June 4, 1846.

Railway Times (13/Jun/1846) - Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal Company

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