HC Deb 21 August 1846 vol 88 cc928-9

PUBLIC BILLS.—2°. Patent Commissions; Waste Lands (Australia(; Pawnbrokers.

Reported. Constabulary (Ireland); Public Works (Ireland) (No. 4); Public Works (Ireland) (No. 5); Consolidated Fund (Appropriation); Poor Employment (Ireland); Ecclesiastical Patronage; Private Bills; Leases (Ireland).

. and passed. Court of Exchequer (Ireland).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Disraeli, from Charles Miller, M.A., Clerk, for Repeal or Alteration of the Tithes Commutation Act.—By Mr. Greene, from Chemists and Druggists, part being Members of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, residing at Stamford, in the County of Lincoln; and by Mr. Villiers, from Chemists and Druggists residing at Wolverhampton, praying that the Spirit Licenses and Duties Bill may not pass into a Law.—By Mr. Disraeli, from the Inhabitants of Bradford, for an Investigation into the Working of the Anatomy Act, with a view to its Repeal.—By Mr. Disraeli, from Woolsorters employed at Messrs. Walkers and Co., in the Parish of Bradford, in the West Riding of the County of York, praying the House to pass without Delay an efficient Ten Hours' Bill for Women and Young Persons employed in Factories.—By Mr. Wakley, from General Inhabitants of Newark, in the County of Nottingham, for the Abolition of the Punishment of Flogging in the Army and Navy.—By Sir William Somerville, from Guardians of the Poor of the Poor Law Union of Navan, in the County of Meath, Henry Murdyth, Chairman of the Board, for Alteration of the Law respecting Grand Jury Presentments (Ireland).—By Sir George Grey, from Members of the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association, assembled at Norwich, on Wednesday the 19th of August, 1846, the said Association comprehending One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty-six Medical Practitioners, in favour of the Medical Practitioners Bill.—By Sir De Lacy Evans, Mr. Hawes, and Mr. Wakley, from Journeymen Pawnbrokers of the Parishes of St. Ann, Soho, St. George's, Hanover Square, Saint Martin's in the Fields, St. Mary, Newington, St. Luke's, Old Street, St. Giles's, Cripplegate, St. Mary and Christ Church, Lambeth, and Marylebone, from Inhabitants of Clerkenwell, and from Master Pawnbrokers of the City of London and its Vicinity, in favour of the Pawnbrokers Bill.—By Mr. Alderman Humphery, from Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, in the County of Surrey, respecting the Operation of the Poor Law in the said Parish.—By Dr. Bow- ring, from Guardians of the Poor of the Parish of Ilfracombe, in the Barnstaple Union, against the System of contracting Marriages in Union Workhouses.—By Sir W. Somerville, from Merchants, Residents, and Traders of and in the Vicinity of Dockhead and Rotherhithe, in the County of Surrey, and by Sir Thomas Troubridge, from Manufacturers, Wholesale and Retail Traders, and other Inhabitants of and in the Vicinity of St. Pancras Road, in the County of Middlesex, for the Adoption of Measures for Redeeming and Extinguishing the Tolls upon Waterloo, Southwark, and Vauxhall Bridges.