Hebden Parish Historical Data

Page 1 of the Entitlements from the 1857 Hebden Enclosure Map

This is the first page of the Hebden 1867 enclosure entitlements. You should be able to use your mouse to zoom in and out and pan round the image. A transcription of the page is provided below the image, and also a link to the next page. For more details about the Enclosure please see here.

Transcription

To all to whom these presents shall come I Ralph Lodge of Bishopdale in the Parish of Aysgarth in the County of York Land Agent send greeting.

Whereas the Inclosure of Hebden Moor situate in the Township of Hebden and the Parish of Linton in the County of York has been duly authorised under the provision of The Acts for the Inclosure Exchange and Improvement of Land

And whereas I the said Ralph Lodge have been appointed the Valuer in the matter of the said Inclosure and having made the Declaration required by the said Acts have duly held all necessary Meetings and drawn up and sent to the Inclosure Commission for England and Wales my Report in writing in the matter of the said Inclosure with a Map thereunto annexed and in all other respects complied with the provision of the said Acts

And whereas all such objections as have been made to my said Report having been heard and all such inquiries having been made in relation thereto as the said Inclosure Commissioners have thought fit the said Inclosure Commissioners have authorised and directed me to cause to be drawn up and engrossed on parchment my Award in the matter of such Inclosure

And whereas the said Inclosure Commissioners have by an Order under their Seal by virtue of the power vested in them in that behalf by the said Acts directed that the Lands in respect of which Allotments are hereby made shall not be comprised or shewn on the Map hereunto annexed

Now Know Ye that in pursuance of the provisions of the said Acts and by virtue of the powers and authorities in me vested I the said Ralph Lodge the Valuer as aforesaid Do make and declare this to be my Award in the matter of the said Inclosure and to this my Award I have annexed the Map referred to by my said Report

And I further declare that I have set out and appointed and do hereby set out and appoint the following Private Carriage and Occupation Roads that is to say

One private Carriage Drift and Occupation Road of the width of Thirty feet to be called the Turf Road commencing at a point marked C on the said map and extending thence in a Northwardly direction to and terminating at a point marked D on the said Map which said Road is set out for the use of the Owners and Occupiers for the time being of Lands and Tenements in the Township of Hebden

And I direct and appoint the the expense of maintaining and repairing the said Private Carriage Drift and Occupation Road shall for ever hereafter be raised by rates to be levied on the Lands and Tenements in the Township of Hebden in such proportions as the same be rate to the Repairs of the Highways of the said Township

One other Private Carriage Drift and Occupation Road of the width of Thirty feet to be called the Blea Gill Road commencing at a point marked D on the said map and extending thence in a Northwardly direction to and terminating at a point marked E on the said map and from thence a point marked F on the said map (as an Open Road) which said Roads are set out for the use of the persons interested for the time being in the Allotments numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12

And I direct and appoint that the said Private Carriage Drift and Occupation Roads shall for ever hereafter be maintained and repaired by the Owners and Proprietors of the Allotments numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 in equal proportions

One other private Carriage Drift and Occupation Road of the width of Thirty feet to be called the Quarry Road commencing at a point marked G on the said Map and extending thence in a Northwardly direction to and terminating at a point marked H on the said Map which said Road is set out for the use of the Owners and Proprietors interested for the time being in the Lands and Tenements in the Township of Hebden

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