HC Deb 20 May 1847 vol 92 c1100

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Newfoundland Government.

2° Herring Fishery (Scotland); Copyhold Commission; Turnpike Acts Continuance; Loan Societies.

3° and passed:—Transference of Lands (Scotland); Heritable Securities for Debt (Scotland); Burgage Tenure (Scotland); Crown Charters (Scotland).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. From William Summers, Pencil Manufacturer, of No. 8, Calthorpe Place, Gray's Inn Road, London, for the Adoption of Voting by Ballot.—By Mr. S. Herbert, from Edward Dyke Poore, of Figheldean (Wilts), for Alteration of the Law respecting Church Leases.—From Ratepayers of the Parish of Kensington, for Inquiry relative to the Notting Hill District Church.—By Mr. Farnham, from Woodville, against the Roman Catholic Relief Bill By Mr. B. Cabbell and other hon. Members, from several places, in favour of the Agricultural Tenant-Right Bill.—From Inhabitants of Leeds, for Inquiry respecting the Anatomy Act.—By Mr. G. Hope, from Southampton, for Alteration of the Bankruptcy Act.—By Captain Berkeley, from Gloucester, for the Better Regulation of Charitable Trusts.—By several hon. Members, from a great many places, for Regulating the Qualification of Chemists and Druggists.—By Mr. R. Yorke, from Solicitors of Her Majesty's High Court of Chancery, residing in the City of York, for Inquiry.—From Commissioners of Supply of the County of Renfrew, for Alteration of the Law for the Prosecution and Maintenance of Criminals; and the Law relative to Parish Roads.—By Mr. Ferrand, from John Dawson, of Moreton Banks, Bingley (Yorkshire), for Inquiry into the Case of Mary Dawson.—By Mr. Trelawny, from Tavistoek, for Comprehensive Measures of Relief.—By Viscount Adare, from Protestant Dissenters, of Dinas Colliery (Glamorganshire), against, and from Aberdare and Ashby-de-la-Zouch, in favour of, the proposed Plan of Education; and from a great many Roman Catholics, for Alteration of the same.—By several hon. Members, from numerous places, in favour of the Health of Towns Bill.—By Mr. Dennistoun, from several places, in favour of the Heritable Securities for Debt (Scotland); Transference of Land (Scotland); Burgage Tenure (Scotland); Service of Heirs (Scotland); and Crown Charters (Scotland) Bills.—By Viscount Adare, from Owners and Occupiers of Land in the Neighbourhood of Cardiff, for Alteration of the Highways Bill.—By Mr. Dennistoun, from Members of the Glasgow Emancipation Society, respecting Coloured Passengers on Mail Packets.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from John M'Donald, late Boatswain of H. M. Revenue Cruiser "Albatross," Liverpool, for Redress.—By many hon. Members, from a great number of places, in favour of the Medical Registration and Medical Law Amendment Bill.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from a great many Colliers, for the Better Regulation of Mines and Collieries.—By Mr. E. Stanley, from Workington, against the Repeal of the Navigation Laws—By Mr. Henley, from Henley upon Thames and Watlington, for Repeal or Alteration of the Poor Removal Act.—By Sir R. Ferguson, from Guardians of the Poor of the Londonderry Union, against the Poor Removal (England and Scotland) Bill.—By Lord R. Grosvenor, from Protestant Dissenters, Enfield Highway, for the Suppression of Promiscuous Intercourse.—By Mr. Tower, from Guardians of the Poor of the Eton Union, for Alteration of the Law of Settlement.—By Mr. R. Yorke, from the York United Gas Light Company, against the Towns Improvement Clauses Bill.—By Mr. Aldam, from Leeds, and Lord R. Grosvenor, from Members of the Society for the Promotion of Permanent and Universal Peace, for referring National Disputes to Arbitration.