HC Deb 11 June 1840 vol 54 c1046

Bills. Read a first time:—Isle of Man; Timber Duties.

Petitions presented. By Mr. T. Duncombe, Sir G. Strickland, and Sir William Molesworth, from York, Leeds, and other places, for a Mitigation of the Sentence of Mr. F. O'Connor.—By Mr. H. Berkeley, from a Dissenting Congregation in Bristol, against Grants for Church Ex-tension.—By Sir E. Filmer, from Gravesend, against Grants to Maynooth College.—By Mr. Gillon, from Perth, against Church Rates.—By Mr. Villiers, from several districts in the Metropolis, for the Repeal of the Corn-laws. —By Mr. Clay, from Spitalfields, against the Poor-law Amendment Bill.—By Lord Clements, Mr. Litton, and Lord Stanley, from Wigan, Wicklow, Stratherne, and other places, in favour of Lord Stanley's Irish Registration Bill.—By Mr. Litton, from Ballyrowan, against further Grant to Maynooth.—By Mr. Kemble, from the district of St. Mary's Chapel, Lambeth, for Church Extension.—By Mr. A. White, from the Corporation of Sunderland, against Church Rates.—By General Lygon, from a place in Worcestershire, against Trading on the Canals on the Sabbath; from the Archdeaconry of Worcester, against the Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues Bill—By Mr. Goulburn, from Residents in Cambridge University, for Abolishing the use of Climbing Boys.—By Sir W. Molesworth, from places in York, for the Abolition of Church Rates, and Ecclesiastical Courts.—By Sir G. Clerk, from a Parish in Rutland, against any Grant to tile College of Maynooth, and against Roman Catholics having Seats in Parliament; and from Stamford, for the removal of the Law Courts to more convenient situations.