At a Meeting of the Select Committee held here this day, pursuant to adjournment
Resolved, (amongst other things) That as the next Meeting may possibly be the last before the petition will be presented to Parliament, and as it is the earnest wish and determination of the Committee to accommodate the wishes of such individuals, whose property may be affected by the Line of the Canal, to the very utmost of their power, they will be happy to attend to every representation at their next meeting, and request the attendance of all persons interested in this consideration.
That the next Meeting of the Select Committee be held at the Crown Inn, in Swindon, on Monday the 19th day of January next, at noon.
Resolved, That the Thanks of this Meeting be given to him for his great attention to the business of the day.
Mon 15 Sept, 1794
Notice is hereby given, that application is intended to be made to Parliament, in the next session, for leave to bring in a bill and to obtain an act for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal and communication for boats, barges and other vessels (with proper towing paths) from the river Thames or Isis, at or near the town of Abingdon, in the county of Berks, to join or communicate with the intended Kennet and Avon Canal, at or near the town of Trowbridge, in the county of Wilts; and also for making and maintaining a navigable cut to branch out of and from the mentioned canal in or near a field called or known by the name of The Breach Field, in the Hamlet of Grove, in the parish of Wantage, in the said county of Berks, and also for making and maintaining another navigable cut or branch out of and from the same canal in or near a field called or known by the name of The Ploughed Ground, in the parish of Brimhill, in the said county of Wilts; in the occupation of Jacob Gaby, to or near the town of Calne, in the said county of Wilts; and also for making and maintaining another navigable Cut, or Breach out of and from the same Canal, at and in the close or ground in the parish of Chippenham in the said county of Wilts, called or known by the name of The Little Middle Ground, in the occupation of John Lawes, to or near the town of Chippenham, in the said county of Wilts; which said Canal and Cuts, or Branches there from, are intended to pass into or through the several parishes of Sutton Courtney, Drayton, Steventon, West Hendred, East Lockinge, Ardington, Wantage, Letcomb Regis, Sparsholt, Childrey, Uffington, Compton Beauchamp, Shrivenham, and Ashbury, in the County of Berks; and the several townships, hamlets, tithings or places of Sutton Wick, West Lockinge, Charlton, Grove, East Challow, West CHallow, Wellcott, Kingstone Lisle, Farlow, Woolstone, Knighton, Longcot, Becket, and Bourton, in the said county of Berks; and the several parishes of Highworth, Stanton Fitzwarren, Stratton Saint Margaretts, Swindon, Wroughton, Liddiars Treygooze, Wootton Bassett, Tockenham, Dauntsey, Brinkworth, Christian Malford, Brimhill, Avon, Calne, Chippenham, Laycock, Melksham, Steeple Ashton, Waddon, Hilperton, Trowbridge, and Bradford, in the county of Wilts; and the several townships, hamlets, tithings or places of South Marston, Swindon, Eastcott, Oakhouse, Westlecott, Wroughton, Elcomb, Salthrop, Midghall, Binknoll, Woodshaw, Greenhill, Tockenham Wick, Grittenham,, Cadenham, Foxham, Spirthill, Studley, Stanley, Pewsham otherwise Pewsham Forest, Semington, Steventon, and Great Trowle, in the said county of Wilts.
Ralph and Crowdy, Solicitors.
Sept 10, 1794