HC Deb 10 June 1846 vol 87 c196

PUBLIC BILLS.—1°. Erection and Repair of Churches in Consolidated Ecclesiastical Districts.

Reported. Railway Companies Dissolution; Administration of Criminal Justice; Poor Removal.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By several hon. Members, from an immense number of places, complaining of Refusal to grant Sites for the Erection of Churches for the Free Church of Scotland—By Mr. Duncan, from Inhabitants of the Town of Dundee, for the Adoption of Measures for promoting the Due Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. James Kelly, from Secular Clergymen and Laymen of the City of Limerick and its Vicinity, professing the Roman Catholic Religion, and by Mr. Ricardo, from Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Village of Cow-bridge, in favour of the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. Blakemore, from Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Wells, against the Union of the Sees of St. Asaph and Bangor, but in favour of the Immediate Appointment of a Bishop to the newly erected See of Manchester—By Mr. P. Stewart, from Merchants, Shipowners, Manufacturers, and other Inhabitants of the Port of Lerwick, and from Members of the Norfolk Steam Navigation Company, praying that all Expenses for the Erection and Maintenance of Lighthouses, Floating Buoys, and Beacons on the Coasts of the United Kingdom, should be henceforth defrayed out of the Public Revenue—By Mr. Bramston, from Ratepayers of Navestock and Little Warley, for Repeal or Alteration of the Lunatics Act and Lunatic Asylums and Pauper Lunatics Act.—By Sir James Graham, from Officers of the Longtown Union, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers. By Mr. Muntz and Mr. Ord, from Members of several Religious Societies, and others, for the Abolition of Capital Punishments.