Skip to main content
Hide Articles List

9 articles on this Page

Jtavliamentarg -©cttug* 1

News
Cite
Share

Jtavliamentarg SOUTII WALES RAILWAY. NOTICE is hereby given, that application is intended to be made to Parliament in the ensuing session, for an Act or Acts to authorize and empower the South "Wales Railway Company to make, construct, and main- tain certain lines of railway hereinafter described, or some of them, or some part or parts thereof, with all proper approaches, wharfs, landing-places, and other works and conveniences connected therewith, that is to say, a railway, commencing by a junction with the Chel- tenham branch of the Great Western Railway, formerly known as the Cheltenham and Great Western Union Railway, at or near the point where the same crosses the turnpike road from Gloucester to Stroud, at Standish, in the county of Gloucester, and terminating by a junction with the line of the South Wales Railway as at present authorized to be made, at or near to the town of Chepstow, in the county of Monmouth which said intended rail- way, and the works connected therewith, will pass from, in, through, or into, or be situate within the several parishes, townships, and extra-parochial or other places following, or some of them, that is to say, Standish, Oxlinch, Randwick, Standish-house, Haresfield, Slim- bridge, Hurstsages, Stonehouse, Eastington, Frami!ode, Upper Framilode, Forge, Moreton Valence, Whitminster otherwise Wheatenhurst, Upper Whitminster, Framp- ton-on-Severn, Saul, Epney, Longney, Arlingham, Overton, Fretherne, Westbury-on-Severn, Stantway, Bollon otherwise Bollow, Chaxley otherwise Chaxhill, Jiower Lay otherwise Leigh, Upper Lay otherwise Leigh, Northcot, Rodtey, Newnham, Ruddle otherwise Rudhall, Awie, Blakeney, Bledisloe, Hagloe, Etloe otherwise Etloeduchy, Gibbs Hall, Lydney, Allaston, Nass, Ne- warne, Purton, Aylberton, Alvington, Woolaston, Upper AVoolaston, Lower Woolaston, Woolaston-grange, Ash- well-grange, Blaisdon, Tidenham, Beachley, Sedbury, Bishton, Church-end, Webden, Stoat, and Lancaut, in the county of Gloucester; Chepstow, Hardwick, Chep- stow Castle and Wood, Saint Arvans, and Mounton, in the county of Monmouth another railway commencing in the hamlet of Wotton Saint Mary, in the parish of Saint Mary de Lode, in the county of Gloucester, at a point adjoining or near to a lane caUed the Asylum Lane, near where the rails of the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway and of the said Cheltenham Branch of the Great "Western Railway cross such line,by a junction with the said Cheltenham Branch Railway, or by an independent ter- minus there, and to terminate bjra junction with the line of the Monmouth and Hereford Railway, as no" autho- rized to be made, according to the plan thereof deposited with the Clerk of the Peace for the county of Gloucester, in the parishes of Westbury-upon-Severn, and Blaisdon, in the said county of Gloucester, or orJe of them, and near to the boundary between sufh two parishes as defined on the said plan and a branch railway leading from and out of the last-mentioned intended raiiway, at a point on 01 near the west bsnk of the river Severn, and near to the bridge across the said tiver called Over Bridge, in the said county of Gloucester, and terminating in a close uf ground called Sizes, in the South Hamlet, in the said county of Gloucester, adjoining or lying near to the Gloucester and Berkeley Canal and another railway in extension of the said intended railway from Gloucester to the Monmouth and Hereford Railway, commencing at a point on the said last-mentioned intended railway, at or near the Grange otherwise Grange Court, in the parish of WTestbury-upon-Severn, in the said county of Gloucester, and passing thence to or near the line of the Forest of Dean Railway at Bullo Pill, in the parish of IS ewnham, in the said county of Gloucester, and termi- nating in the parish of Awre, in the said county of Gloucester, at or near a place called Hagloe Farm which said two last-mentioned intended railways and branch railway will pass and be made from, in, through, or into the several parishes, townships, extra-parochial and other places next hereinafter mentioned, or some of them, that is to say. Saint Catherine, Saint Oswald, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Aldate, Saint Mary de Lode, Saint Mary de Crypt, Saint Michael, the South Hamlet, Barton Saint Michael, Barton Saint Mary, Wotton Saint Mary, Vili of Wotton, Wotton Saint Catherine, Longford Saint Mary, Longford Saint Catherine, the North Hamlet, the Town Ham, the Precincts of the Mace, Poole-Meadow, Saint Nicholas, Saint Owens, and Littleworth, all in the city of Gloucester and county of the same city; the South Hamlet, the North Hamlet, the Town Ham, Poole Meadow, Saint Mary de Lode, Saint Catherine, Saint Oswald, Saint Nicholas, Saint Michael, Barton St. Mary, Barton St. Michael, Till of Wotton, Wotton Saint Mary, Wotton Saint Cathe- rine, Longfoid Saint Mary, Longford Saint Catherine, Kingsholm Saint Mary, Kingsholm Saint Catherine, Barnwood, Hempstead, Tuflley, rpton Saint Leonards, aisemoie, Over, Highnam, and Linton, Churcham, Lassington, Huntley, Minsterworth, Blaisdon, Longhope, Westbuiy-npon-Sevem, Adsett, Elton, Rodley, Broad- oak, Flaxley, Abintrhall, Cleeve, Northwood, Stantway, Bollow otherwise Bolloe, Chaxhill, Lower Ley otherwise Loitrh, Upper Ley otherwise Leigh, Northcot, Newnham. Ruddle, Haydon-green, Awre, Blakeney, Bledisloe, Etloe- duchy, Nibley, Nctherall, Hagloe, Gibbs-Hall, Newland, the Lea Bailey, the Lea Hamld, and East Dean all in the county of Gloucester; also certain branch railways leading from and out of the said first-mentioned iutended line of railway at or near to a place called Brims Pill, on the west bank of the river Severn, in the county of Gloucester, and also at or near to the village of Lydney, in the same county, to the southern extremity of the Forest of Dean branch of the said Monmouth and Here- ford Railway, to communicate with certain collieries and worki6, in the Forest of Dean, and it is pro- poeed to take powers to alter the levels, and to divert, widen, and improve the lines of the railways, or tramways, known as the Forest of Dean Railway, and the Severn and Wye Railway, and to abandon certain portions of the said two last-mentioned rail- ways or tramways, and to make a new railway or railways, in lieu thereof; which said intended branch railways, alteiations, diversions, and improvements will pass from, in, through, or into, or be situate within the several parishes, townships, and extra- parochial or other places following, or some of them, that is to say, Lydney, Allaston, Nass, Newarne, Purton, Aylberton, Awre, Blakeney, Bledisloe, Ilagloe, Etloe otherwise Etloeduchy, Gibbs-hall, Newn- ham, Alvington, Hewelsfield, Bream, Saint Paul, East Veall, Her Majesty's Forest of Dean, Saint Briavels, West Dean, Whitcroft, Blakeney Walk, Ruardean Walk, Little Dean Walk, Worcester Walk, York otherwise Park-end Walk, Runrdean, Lea, Newland, Little Dean, Mitcheldean, Christchurch, Miery Stock, Brierly. Mose- ley-green, Saint John's, Ayleford, Cinderford, Bilsom, Holy Trinity, Abinghall, Flaxley, Longhope Upper and Lower, and B!aisdon, in the county of Gloucester; also certain branch railways from and out of the main line of the South Wales Railway as now authorized to be made, that is to say, a branch railway from or near the 67! mile of the said railway, as marked on the plans and sections thereof, deposited with the Clerks of the Peace for the counties of Gloucester, Monmouth, Glamorgan, Carmar- then, and Pembroke, to or near to a certain piece of ground called the Pottery Field, in or near to the town pf Swansea, and in the paiish of Swansea and also to or ne £ r to a point on the Oysterflaouth Railway or tram- way, at or riear a place known as the brewery premises adjoining the highway called the Strand, in the said town of Swansea, and passing from, in, through, or into, or being within the several parishes, townships, and ex- tra-parochial or other places following, or some of them, that is to say, Llangefelach, Clase Higher, Clase Lower, Penderry Higher, Penderry Lower, Parcel Mawr Higher, Parcel Mawr Lower, Morriston, Lansamlet, Lansamlet Higher, Lansamlet Lower, Swansea, Swansea Higher Division, Swansea Lower Division, Swansea Town and Franchise, St. Thomas, and St. John's juxta Swansea, in the county of Glamorgan also two branch railways from between the 57th and 58th miles of the South Wales Railway, as marked on the plans and sections thereof, deposited as aforesaid, to communicate with the works called the Llanelly Copper Works, which last-mentioned branch railways will be wholly situate within the borough hamlet of the parish of HaneHy, in the county of Car- marthen also a branch railway from or from near the 14th mile of the South Wales Railway, as marked on the plans and sections thereof, deposited as aforesaid, to or near to the town of Haverfordwest, and in the parishes of Uzmaston and Prendergast or one of them, and passing from, in, through, or into, or being situate within the •everal parishes, townships, and extra-parochial or other places following, or some of them, that is to say, Walton East, Clarbeston, Spittal, Wiston, Rudbaxton, Camrose, Prendergast, Uzmaston, Slebech, Haroldstone St. Isseis, Haverfordwest, St. Mary, St. Thomas, St. Martin, North St. Thomas, South St. Thomas, Furzy Park, and Poor- field otherwise Portfield, in the county of Pembroke, and the town and county of the town of Haverfordwest. And also a branch railway from or near the 137th mile of the South Wales Railway, as marked on the plans and sections thereof, deposited as aforesaid, to the north side of the New Passage Ferry across the River Severn, in the county of Monmouth, and passing from, in, through, or into or being within the several parishes, townships, and extra-parochial or other places following, or gome of them, that is to say, Portskewet, Saint Pierre, and Sand- brook otherwise Sudbrook, in the county of Monmouth. And it is intended, in and by the said Act or Acts, to apply for powers to enable the South Wales Rallway Company to make and maintain one or more dock or docks, and basin or basins, with all necessary wharfs, works, and conveniences conncted therewith, on certain lands, being part of the said close of ground called Sizes, and part of a close or piece of ground called the Cogging both in the South Hamlet, in the said county of Gloucester; and to supply the same with water from the river Severn, and from the Gloucester and Berkeley Canal, or one of them, the waters of which said canal are supplied from the river Severn, the river Frome, and the Stroud-water Canal. And it is also intended, by the said Act or Acts, to authorize and empower the South AVales Railway Com- pany to abandon the formation of certain portions of their said railway, and the branch railway therefrom, as at present authorized to be made, and to make other and new lines of railway in lieu thereof; one portion of such railway so to be abandoned, and of such new railway so to be made in lieu thereof, commencing at or near to the Stst mile on the South Wales Railway, as marked on the plans and sections, deposited a. aforesaid, and termi paling at or near to the 99th mile on the said plans and •actions and which new and substituted line of railway will pass from, in, through, or into, or be situate within the several parishes, townships, and extra-parochial or other places following, or some of them, that is to say, Lantiissaint, Caergawanaf, Miskin, Town otherwise G<ilivwi.9P, LlfUWW- ran, Llandyfodwg otherwise Eglws Gljn Ogw » J church otherwise Egwls Llangrallo, Cojcnurch Hi Covchurch Lower, Pencoed, Peterston-super-Montem, otherwise Capel Lanbad, Llangeinor, Saint Brides Minor otherwise Llansaintfred, Ynisawdre, Coyty, Coyty Higher, Covtv Lower otherwise Oldcastle, Bridgend, Trenewydd otherwise Newcastle, Trenewydd Upper, Trenewjdd l ower. Bettws, Bettws Upper, Bettws Lower, Lale- stone Lalestone Higher, Lalestone Lower, Tythegeston, Tythegston Higher, Tythegston Lower, Newton Not- tage Newton, Pyle, Kenfig otherwise Mawdlam, Skerr, Margam, Hafod-y-poth, Brombil, Trissaint, Llangonoyd otherwise Llangynwyd, Llangonoyd Higher, Llangonoyd Middle Llangonoyd Lower, Cwmdu and Baidan, in the county of Glamorgan another portion of such rail- way so to be abandoned, and of such new railway so to be substituted, commencing at or near to the 62nd mile of the South Wales Railway, as marked on the plans and sections thereof, deposited as aforesaid, and terminating at or near the 68th mile on the said plans and sections; and which new and substituted line of railway will pass from, in, through, or into, or be situate within the several parishes, townships, and extra-paro- chial or other places following, or some of them, that is to sav Swansea, Swansea Higher Divison, Swansea Lower Division, Swansea Town and Franchise, Saint Thomas, Saint John's juxta Swansea, Llangefelach, Clase Higher Clase Lower, Penderry Higher, Penderry Lower, Parcel Mawr Higher, Parcel Mawr Lower, Morriston, Lansamlet, Lansamlet Higher, Lansamlet Lower, and Castel Llwchwr otherwise Lougher, in the county of Glamorgan another portion of such railway so to be abandoned, and of such new railway so to be substituted commencing at or near to the 405 mile on the South Wales Railway, as marked on the plans and sec- tions thereof, deposited as aforesaid, and terminating at or near to the 49th mile on the said plans and sections; and which new and substituted line of railway will puss from in through, or into, or to be situated within the several parishes, townships, and extra-parochial or other places following, or some of them, that is to say, Kid- welly, Saint Mary, Saint Thomas, Saint Michael, Maes- gwenllyan, Kidplwydd, Cilfeithy, Pengwrm, Lechdunny, Forenin", Llangadog, Penbre otherwise Pembrey, Capel Llandurry, Llan, Pendryn, Llangyndeyrn, Blyne, Ter- racoed, Cilcraw, Glyn, Gwempha,Llan Ishmael otherwise Saint Ishmael, Llan Saint, Iscoed, Treforris, Ystrad, Broadley, Hall, Llanstephan, Llangain, Llandyfaelog, Cilymarch, Iscoed, Kidplwydd, Yscyborfawr, Llan- deveylog, Molfre, Yddole, Cloygin, Llangynor, Upper Dangynor, Lower Llangynor, Llandre, Velindre, Coed- gaing, Penycum, and Penddaylun, Carmarthen, Saint Peter, Saint David, and Hanllwch, in the county of Carmarthen; Saint Peter and New Church, otherwise Castle Green, in the county of the borough of Car- marthen; another portion of such railway so to be abandoned, and of such new railway so to be substituted, commencing at or near the 3.g mile on the South Wales Railway, as marked on the plans and sections thereof depo- sited as aforesaid, and terminating at or near the 36th mile on the said plans and sections and which new and substi- tuted line of railway will pass from, in, through, or into, or be situate within the several parishes, townships, and extra- parochial, or other places following, or some of them, that istosav, Mydrim, Merthyr, Llanrihangel Abercyw-yn, and Llangynog, in the county of Carmarthen. And another portion of such railway so to be abandoned, and of such railway so to be substituted, commencing at or near the 14th mile on the Monmouth branch of the South Wales Railway, as marked on the plans and sections thereof, deposited as aforesaid, and terminating at the 16th mile on the said plans and sections and which new and substituted line of railway will pass from, in, through, or into, or be situated within the several parishes, townships, and extra-parochial or other places following, or some of them, that is to say, Landenny, Usk, Gwerhelog, Langeview, Llanllowel, Llanttisaint, Lanbaddock, Langibby, and Tredonock, in the county of Monmouth. And it is also iutended, by such Act or Acts, to take power to alter, or divert, or stop up all turnpike and other roads, railways, tramways, aqueducts, canals, streams, and rivers within the aforesaid parishes, town- ships, and extra-parochial or other places, or any of them, with which it may be necessary to inter- fere in the construction of the intended works herein- btfore referred to. And it is also intended, by such Act or Acts, to take powers for the purchase of land and houses, by compul- sion or agreement, for the purposes of the said intended works, and for levying tolb, rates, and duties in respect of the use thereof, and to grant such exemptions from such tolls, rates, and duties as to the South Wales Rail- way Company may seem meet. And it is further intended, by such Act or Acts, to vary, repeal, or extinguish all existing rights or privileges in any manner connected with the lands proposed to be purchased or taken, or which would in any manner im- pede or interfere with the construction, maintenance, or use of the said intended works, and to confer other rights and privileges. And, by the said intended Act or Acts, it is further proposed to enable the Forest of Dean Railway Company to sell or let to the South Wales Railway Company the said Forest of Dean Railway, or any part thereof, and all or any of the works, property, rights, powers, and privileges of the Forest of Dean Railway Company in connection therewith, upon such terms as may be mu- tually agreed on; and to enable the South Wales Rail- way Company to purchase or rent, and to use, exercise, and enjoy the same; and also to alter or increase the tolls, rates, and duties now payable upon or in respect of the said Forest of Dean Railway, anù to vary or extin- guish all existing rights and privileges connected with or arising out of the same, as well as all claims, if any, to a participation in the tolls, rates, duties, profits, or ad- vantages arising thereout or therefrom, or connected therewith, and for the purposes aforesaid, it is also pro- posed to alter, amend, and repeal, so far as may be necessary, the powers and provisions of an Act passed in the seventh year of the reign of King George theFou- th, intituled "An Act for maintaining an existing public railway from the summit of the hill above Churchway Engine, in the Forest of Dean, to Cinderford-bridge, and for making public a private railway from thence to the river Severn, at or near Bullo Pill, in the county of Gloucester, and for amending an Act of his late Majesty relating to ths said railways." And, by the said intended Act or Acts, it is further proposed to enable the Severn and Wye Railway and Canal Company to sell or let. to the South Wales Railway Company the Severn and Wye Railway and Canal, or any part thereof, and all or any of the works, property, rights, powers, and privileges of the said Severn and Wye Railway and Canal Company in connection there- with, upon such terms as may be mutually agreed on and to enable the South Wales Railway Company to pur- chase or rent, and to use, exercise, and enjoy the same, as well as all claims, if any, to a participation in the tolls, rates, duties, profits or advantages arising thereout or therefrom, or connected therewith, and also to alter or increase the tolls, rates, and duties now payable upon or in respect of the said Severn and Wye Railway and Canal, and to vary or extinguish all existing rights and privileges connected with or arising out of the same and for the purposes aforesaid, it is also proposed to alter and amend, so far as may be nesessary, the powers and provisions of several Acts passed respectively, in the 49th, 50th, 51st, and 04th years of the reign of King George the Third, and in the 3rd year of the reign of King George the Fourth, relating to the said Severn and Wye Railway and Canal Company, or some of them. And it is also intended, by such Act or Acts, to enable the South Wales Railway Company to purchase or take a lease of a railway or railways intended to be made from Tenby and Saundersfoot to the South Whales Rail- way, and also from Milford-haven and Haverfordwest to the South Wrales Railway, and also from, or from near the town of Neath to or near to the town of Merthyr Tydfil, and also from or from neai Hereford to join the last-mentioned intended railway at or near Methyr Tydfil aforesaid, and also from the city of Gloucester to the Forest of Dean, and to join the said hereinbefore first-mentioned intended railway, and also from, or from near the Llynvi Iron and Coal Works to the South Wales Railway, and also the Duffryn Llynvi and Porth Cawl Railway, or any or either of them, or any part there- of, and to raise and contribute funds for or towards the construction & maintenance thereof, and to exercise such powers as may be deemed expedient in relation thereto and also to enable the company or companies, who are or may be incorporated for the purposes of executing such last-mentioned railway or intended railways respectively, or any part thereof, so to sell or let the same to the South Wales Railway Company. And it is further intended, by such Act or Acts, to enable the South Wales Railway Company to sell, or let, and transfer all or any of the railways, branch railways, and works hereinbefore-mentioned, or any part or parts thereof, and all or any powers of such company in con- nection therewith, or in relation thereto, to the Great Western Railway Company, or any other company or companies or persons, and also to sell, or let, and transfer the dock or docks, basin or basins, and the works connected therewith, or any of them, or any part thereof, with all or any powers of the said company in con- nection therewith, or in relation thereto to the Gloucester and Berkeley Canal Company, and to enable the said Glou- cester and Berkeley Canal Company to purchase, or rent, or construct the works which may be so sold, or let, or transferred to them, and to exercise such powers, or any of them, and also to raise and contribute funds for or towards the construction, maintenance, and use of the said intended works, and generally to enable the said companies respectively to enter into, confirm, and carry into effect such arrangements in reference thereto as may be, or have been, mutually agreed on between them. And it is intended, by the said Act or Acts, to extend the powers and provisions, or some of them, contained in the several Acts of Parliament passed for making and maintaining the said Gloucester and Berkeley Canal to the docks, basins, and works connected therewith proposed to be made as aforesaid. And it is further intended, for the purposes aforesaid, to alter, amend, and enlarge, so far as may be necessary, the provisions of the following Acts passed in the several sessions of Parliament after-mentioned, relating to the said Gloucester and Berkeley Canal, namely, an Act passed in the thirty-third year of the reign of King George the Third, an Act passed in the thirty-seventh year of the same reign, an Act passed in the forty-fifth year of the same reign, an Act passed in the fifty-eighth year of the same reign, an Act passed in the third jea, of the reig., of King George the Fourth, an Act passed in the sixtn year of the same reign, an Act passed m the second and third years of King William the Foul th, and an Act passed in the fourth year of the same reign; and also of the following Acts relatiug to the said Duffryn Llynvi and Porth Cawl Railway, that is to say An Act passed in the sixth year of the reign of King George the Fourth, Act pwwd in Jte '9Itb yW t&f ,W»f rei?n, and another Act passed in the third year of the reign of her present Majesty. And it is also intended, by such Act or Acts, to repeal, alter, vary, extend, and enlarge the powers aud provi- sions of the South Wales Railway Act, 1845. And notice is hereby further given, that maps or plans and sections of the said iutended railways and branch railways deviations, alterations, docks, basins, and other works hereinbefore referred to, and of the lands proposed tr> be taken for the purposes thereof, together with books of reference to such plans, containing the names of the reputed owners, lessees, and occupiers of such lands, will be deposited, on or before the thirtieth day of November instant, with the Clerk of the Peace for the county of Gloucester, at his office in Gloucester and with the Clerk of the Peace for the city of Gloucester, and county of the same city, at his office in Gloucester and with the Clerk of the Peace for the county of Monmouth, at his office in Usk; and with the Clerk of the Peace for the county of Glamoigan, at his office in Cardiff; and with the Clerk of the Peace for the county of Car- marthen, at his office in llandovery; and with the Clerk of the l'eawe for the county of the borough of Carmarthen, at his office in Carmarthen; and with the Clerk of the Peace for the county of Pembroke, at his office in Havefordwest; and with the Clerk of the Peace, for the town and county of the town of Haverfordwest, at his office in Haverfonhvest; aud that a copy of so much of the said maps or plans, sections and books of reference, as relates to each of the parishes in or through which the said intended railways, and other works hereinbefore mentioned, are intended to be made, will be deposited, on or before the thirty-first day of December in the pre- sent year, with the parish clerk of each ot such parishes, at his residence. W. O. and W. HUNT. 10, Whitehall, November, 1845.

taffIale railway.

Glamorgan Centra! Imerai IMlway,…

PJioMcla and Ely Yalleys Juiidlou

THE OGMORES AND GARW VALES…

Hereford and Merthyr Tidvil…

llynvi Valley and South Wales…

lilynvi Valley and South Wales…

Worcester, Warwick, and Rugby…