1882 Footpath Closure Yeadon
X203 Image courtesy of the British Newspaper Archives, research by Edwy
Notice is hereby given that on the 26th day of June next,
application will be made to Her Majesties Justices of the Peace assembled at
Quarter Sessions in and for the West Riding of the County of York, at Bradford
in the said riding for an order for STOPPING UP as unnecessary the FOOTPATH in
the township of Yeadon, in the said riding , commencing in the highway leading
from Otley to Leeds, at a point in a certain field belonging to Mr Jonathan
Peate, called or known as Footgate Close, one hundred yards south-eastwards of
Nunroyd Beck and passing through Footgate Close aforesaid to a field now
belonging to Mr George Foggitt and known as Swaine Hill Field and thence through
the last said mentioned field to the highway called or known as Swaine Hill and
leading from the town of Yeadon to the Otley and Leeds highway aforesaid and
which said footpath ends in Swaine Hill Road aforesaid at a point five yards
inwards of the fence dividing Swaine Hill Field aforesaid from the adjoining
hereditaments belonging to Mr Jonathan Watkinson.
And that the certificate of the two Justices in and for the said
riding having viewed the same footpath so proposed to be stopped up as
aforesaid, together with a plan of the said footpath will be lodged with the
Clerk of the Peace for the said riding on the 22nd day of May1882.
For and on behalf of the Yeadon Local Board , executing the office of
Surveyor of the Highways of the township of Yeadon aforesaid.
Chris J N O Newstead, Clerrk to the said Local Board"
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