HC Deb 19 May 1846 vol 86 cc871-2

PUBLIC BILLS.—2°. Superintendent of Convicts.

Reported. Viscount Hardinge's Annuity (No.2); Viscount Hardinge's Annuity; Lord Gough's Annuity; Explosive Substances.

. and passed. Customs Duties.

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. Fox Maule, from Members of the Synod of Angus and Mearns, of the Free Church of Scotland, and by the Earl of Arundel and Surrey, from Inhabitants of the Town of Lowestoftt, for the Adoption of Measures for promoting the Due Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Sir James Duke, from Secular Clergymen and Laymen of the Town of Boston and its Vicinity, professing the Roman Catholic Religion, and by Mr. Dugdale, from Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Parishes of Nuneaton and Chilvers Coton, in favour of the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. Pole Carew, from the Clergy of the Deanery of Trigg Major, in Cornwall, and by Sir Robert Harry Inglis, from Archdeacon and Clergy of the Deanery of Powder, 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. Baine, from Merchants, Shipowners, Manufacturers, and other Inhabitants of the Town of Greenock, and by Mr. Bannerman, from Members of the Aberdeen 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. Baine, from the Chamber of Commerce of Greenock, incorporated by Royal Charter, for Alteration of Sugar Duties.—From Joseph Hodgson, F.R.S., the President of the Birmingham Philosophical Institution, in favour of the Corresponding Societies and Lecture Rooms Bill.—By Mr. Muntz, from Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Birmingham, respecting the Employment and Reformation of Discharged Prisoners.—By Mr. William Williams, from Inhabitants of the Town of Presteigh, and from Mayor, Aldermen, Common Councillors, Clergy, and other Inhabitants of the Borough of Cardigan, for Extension of Education in Wales.—By Mr. Cowper, from Inhabitants of Somers Town, Stratford, Lambeth, and Islington, and by Mr. Fox Maule, from Members of the Free Presbytery of Arbroath, 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. Liddell, from Ratepayers of Sherburn and Crawcrook, for Repeal or Alteration of the Lunatics Act and Lunatic Asylums and Pauper Lunatics Act.—By Mr. Burroughes, from Officers of the Blofield Union, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—By Mr. George William Hope, from Members of the Religious Society of Friends, and others of their Persuasion, residing in and near Southampton, for the Abolition of Capital Punishments.—By Sir George Grey, from Passengers travelling between Birmingham and Bristol by Railway, on the 18th of May, complaining of Break of Gauge on Railways.