Connecting March to Spalding

Great Northern Railway. (Extension from Spalding to March.)

THE LONDON GAZETTE, NOVEMBER 21, 1862. p5587 In Parliament. - Session 1863.

"THE Great Northern Railway Company (who are hereinafter referred to as the Company) intend to apply to Parliament in the next Session thereof, for leave to bring in a Bill to enable them -

To make and maintain a Railway, with all necessary works, stations, approaches and conveniences connected therewith, commencing by a junction with the Loop Line, of the Great Northern Railway, at a point eighty yards, or thereabouts, to the southward of the spot at which the said Great Northern Railway crosses on the level the Bourn Turnpike Road, in the Town and Parish of Spalding, in the parts of Holland, in Lincolnshire, passing thence through or into the following parishes and places, or some of them (that is to say): Spalding, Cowbit, Peakhill, Deeping Saint Nicholas, Weston, otherwise Weston Saint Mary, Moulton Moulton Chapelry, Crowland, otherwise Cropland, Portland, Whaplode, Whaplode Drove, Chapeliy, Fleet, Holbeach, Gedney, Gedney Hill Chapelry, Long Sutton, otherwise Sutton Saint Mary, and Sutton Saint Edmunds, all in the said parts of Holland; Leverington, Parson Drove Chapelry, Thorney, otherwise Thorney Abbey, Wisbeach Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Wisbeach Saint Mary, Whittlesey, otherwise Whittlesea, Elm, Doddington, and March, all in the Isle of Ely, in the county of Cambridge; and terminating in the said parish of March, by a junction with the March and Wisbeach Line of the Great Eastern Railway, at a point about ten yards northward of the spot at which the said March and Wisbeach Line crosses a road called Norwood Side Grove, leading from Norwood Side to Estopher Farm. For the purposes of the said Railway, and the works connected therewith, it is intended by. The Bill to apply for power to cross, divert, alter, or stop up, whether temporarily or permanently, roads, tramways, drains, navigations, rivers, and canals; to purchase lands, houses, and other property compulsorily; .to levy tolls, rates, and charges, and to alter existing tolls, rates, and charges.

The Bill will also enable the Company to apply their existing funds, and any moneys which they have still power to raise, to the purposes of the said Railway and works, and for the same purposes to raise additional capital by shares or by stock, and by borrowing, and to attach to such shares or stock any preference or priority of dividend, and any other advantage which the Bill may define.

The Bill will incorporate with itself the necessary provisions of " The Companies Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845," "The Railways Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845," " The Lands Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845," and "The Lands Clauses Consolidation Acts Amendment Act, 1860;" and it will amend and enlarge the powers and provisions of the 9 and 10 Vict., caps. 71 and 88; 10 and 11 Vict., caps. 113, 125, 143, 146, 148, 272, 286, and 287 ; 11 and 12 Vict., caps. 62, 71, and 114; 12 and 13 Vict., cap. 84; 13 and 14 Vict., cap. 61; 14'and 15 Vict., caps. 45 and 114; 16 and 17 Vict., cap. 60; 18 and 19 Vict., cap. 124; 20 and 21 Vict., cap. 138; 21 and 22 Vict., cap. 113; 22 Vict., capp. 138; 21 and 22 Vict., cap. 113; 22 Vict., cap. 35; 23 and 24 Vict, cap. 168; 24 and 25 Vict., cap. 70; and the 25 and 26 Vict., cap. 1; and of any other Acts relating to the Company; and the Bill will alter and extinguish all existing rights and privileges which would interfere with any of its objects.

Duplicate plans and sections, describing the line, situation, and levels of the proposed railway, and the lands, houses, and other property in or through which it will be made, together with a Book of Reference to such plans, containing the names of the owners and lessees, or reputed owners and lessees, and of the occupiers of such lands, houses, and other property; also a published map, with the line of railway delineated thereon so as to show its general course and direction; and a copy of this notice will, before the 30th day of November instant, be deposited for public inspection with the Clerk of the Peace for the said Holland Division of Lincolnshire, at his office at Boston; with the Clerk of the Peace for the Isle of Ely, at his office at Wisbeach; and with the Clerk of the Peace for the county of Cambridge, at his office at Cambridge; and on or before the same day a copy of so much of the said plans, sections, and Book of Reference as relates to each parish in or through which the said Railway will be made, or in which any lands, houses, or other property to be taken are situate; and a copy of this notice will be deposited with the parish clerk of each such parish, at his residence, and in the case of any extra-parochial place with the clerk, of some parish immediately adjoining such extra-parochial" place," at his place of abode.

Printed copies of the proposed Bill will be deposited in the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons on or before the 23rd day of December next.

Dated this 1st day of November, 1862.

Johnston, Farquhar, and Leech, 65, Moorgate Street, Solicitors for the Bill.i