HC Deb 30 March 1841 vol 57 c703

Bills, Read a first time;—Madhouses (Scotland); Court of Chancery (Ireland): Silk Factories; South Australia.

Petitions presented. By Mr. Byng, from the Inhabitants of the Kingsland-road, in favour of the proposition for throwing open Southwark and Waterloo Bridges.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Shepperton, Mr. Ainsworth, from Edgworth, and Mr. Wakley, from Jackson's-bridge, near Merthyr Tydvil, Glamorganshire, against the Poor-law Amendment Bill.—By Mr. A eland, from several places in Somersetshire, Mr. Baines, from Leeds, Mr. Mackinnon, from the Medical Practitioners of Bristol, Lord Norreys, from Henley, and Mr. Barnard, from Greenwich, for Alterations in the Poor-law Amendment Rill.—By Mr. Mark Philips, from certain members of a sect called the Rational Religionists, praying Inquiry into their Principles.—By Mr. Mark Philips, and Mr. Hume, from the Town-council of Manchester, Dunfermline, and other places, for an Alteration of the Import Duties.—By Mr. Hume, from Parishes in Westminster, in favour of Universal Suffrage, and of the Liberation of Mr. Feargus O'Connor.—By Mr. Wakley, from a town in Ayrshire, and from Finsbury, for the Liberation of Robert Peddie.—By Mr. Goddard, from Swindon, Mr. T. B. Estcourt, from Warwick, and other places, General Lygon, from Wolverhampton, Colonel Rolleston, from Nottingham, and Mr. W. Duncombe, from York, in favour of Church Extension.—By Mr. Fox Maule, from places in Scotland, for the Abolition of Church Patronage, in favour of the Small Debts Bill, and in opposition to Railways being permitted to run on Sundays.—By Viscount Castlereagh, from places in Downshire, praying for the Abolition of Church Patronage.—By Mr. Hume, from Galway, for Lord Morpeth's Registration Bill,—By Mr. Hume, praying for some Alterations in the Law with respect to Imprisonment for Debt, from fifty-five Prisoners in the Queen's Bench Prison,—By Mr. Hume, from the Hawkers and Pedlars in the neighbourhood of Durham, for an Alteration in the Law relating to the granting of Licenses to them; and from King's Lynn, in favour of the County Courts Bill.—By Lord San dun, from the Merchants of Liverpool, for an Inquiry into the Administration of the Colony of Newfoundland.—By Mr. Gladstone from St. John's, Newfoundland, complaining of the Conduct of the Messenger of the Legislative Assembly in the Colony.—By Mr. Hodges, from 300 Inhabitants of Brayling, and from the Chairman of the Tunbridge Board of Guardians against the working of the New Poor-law.—By Lord Morpeth, from Huddersfield, complaining of the Injury done to the Rights of Conscience by compelling Paupers to attend the Service of the Established Church in Unions; from Ovendon, in the West Hiding of Yorkshire, complaining generally of the Enactments of the Poor-law Bill; from the Rate-payers of several Parishes in the city of Dublin, praying that the Poor-law Valuation may be adopted as the basis of that for Municipal Taxes; from Medical Practitioners in Ireland, against the Bill for regulating Medical Charities; and from Cumber, county of Derry, and Killaloe, in Ireland, against Lord Stanley's Registration Bill, and in favour of Lord Morpeth's.