HC Deb 25 June 1846 vol 87 cc964-5

PUBLIC BILLS. 1o. Commons Inclosure (No. 2); Rateable Property (Ireland); Newfoundland; Exclusive Privilege of Trading Abolition (Ireland).

2o. Clerks of the Crown, &c. (Ireland).

Reported. Bankruptcy and Insolvency; Coroners (Ireland).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Fox Maule, and Mr. Bouverie, from an immense number of places, complaining of the Refusal of Proprietors of Land to grant Sites for the Erection of Free Churches (Scotland), and praying that Means may be devised for enabling Congregations to rent or purchase Ground on Reasonable Conditions.—By Mr. Bright, from Inhabitants of Carville, Earl's Colne, Rugeley, and Wootton Bassett, and from Members of the Independent Church, Tonbridge, for the Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Bailey, from Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Hereford, and by Sir Stephen Glynne, from Incumbent, Churchwardens, and other Inhabitants of the Township of Nerquis, against the Union of the Sees of St Asaph and Bangor, but at the same time providing for the Immediate Appointment of a Bishop to the newly erected See of Manchester.—By Viscount Sandon, from Refiners of Sugar and Molasses at the Port of Liverpool, for the Adoption of Measures for securing an Adequate Supply of Sugar.—From Merchants, Shipowners, Copper Smelters, and others, of Liverpool, for the Repeal of the Duty on Copper.—By Mr. Bright, from Messrs. Ricketts, Wills, and Co. Manufacturers of Tobacco and Snuff, in ths City of Bristol, for Reduction of Duty on Tobacco.—By Mr. Bright, from Inhabitants of Street and Sibford, and from Minister and Members of the Congregation worshipping at the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Mansfield, praying the House not to sanction, by Votes of Money, or otherwise, any further Embarkation of Troops from the United Kingdom to Foreign or Colonial Countries.—From President and Council of the Liverpool Academy of Painting, in favour of the Art Unions Bill.—By Mr. Hutt, from Inhabitants of the Borough of Gateshead, for promoting the Establishment of Baths and Washhouses.—By Mr. Muntz, from Francis Clark, J.P., Birmingham, and others, for opening the Royal Mint.—From Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Liverpool, praying that Means may be devised for the Reformation of both Juvenile and Adult Criminals, and for their Restoration to the Ranks of the Respectable Portion of the People.—By Mr. Williams, from Inhabitants of the Parishes of Kilgerran and Llanfynydd, for the Promotion of Education in Wales.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Richard Ellison, of Worsbrough Common, Linen Weaver, complaining of unjust Imprisonment, and praying for Inquiry.—By Colonel T. Wood, from Benjamin Lewis, of No. 10, Cumberland Place, New Road, Regent's Park, for Alteration of Law respecting Executors.—By Viscount Sandon, from Operative Ropemakers and Twine Spinners employed in the Ropeworks of Liverpool, where Steam Power is used, for exempting Ropeworks from Factories Acts. — By Viscount Sandon, from Wool Staplers in the Parish of Huddersfield, and from Factory Workers in the employ of Mr. Soman, in the Township of Bolton, for limiting the Hours of Labour in Factories to Ten in the Day for Five Days in the Week, and Eight on the Saturday.—By Mr. Lascelles, from Owners and Occupiers of Rateable Property, in the Hamlet of Clifton, Yorkshire, against the Highways Bill.—By Mr. Allix, Mr. Bramston, Mr. Christie, Mr. J. H. Vivian, and Mr. Curteis, from a number of places, for Repeal of the Lunatics Act and Lunatic Asylums and Pauper Lunatics Act.—By Colonel Rolleston, from Jas. Nicholson and others, Officers connected with the Administration of the Poor Laws, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—By the O'Conor Don, from Guardians of the Poor of Mohill Union, for Relief from Repayment of Loan granted for the Building of their Workhouse.—By Mr. Ainsworth, from the Guardians of the Poor of the Bolton Union; by Colonel Rolleston, from Owners and Occupiers of Land in the Parish of Ruddington; and by Colonel Thomas Wood, from the Board of Guardians of the Brentford Union, for Alteration of the Poor Removal Bill.—From Members of the Congregation of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, High Street, Gosport, praying that Trading in Prostitution may be made a Penal Offence.—By Mr. Hindley, from Inhabitants of Ashton under Lyne, against the Protection of Life, &c. (Ireland) Bill.—By Mr. Bright, from Inhabitants of Reading, and from Minister and Members of the Remonstrant Presbyterian Congregation of Bainbridge, for the Total Abolition of the Punishment of Death.—From Frederick Rosenborg, of 47, Savill Street, Hull, Surveyor and Engineer, praying that a Clerk may be authorized to attend a Trial at Guildhall, and produce for the Court and Jury the Plans and Sections deposited in the Private Bill Office of the Rugby, Swindon, and Weymouth Direct Junction Railway Company.—By Mr. Bright, from Inhabitants of Thorpe and Trowse, for the insertion of a Clause in all International Treaties binding the Parties to refer all Disputes that may arise to Arbitration.—By Mr. Bankes, from John Cree, Esquire, Justice of the Peace for the County of Dorset, and other Ratepayers, for Inquiry into the Weymouth Union.