HC Deb 04 May 1848 vol 98 c602

New MEMBERS SWORN. For Bewdley, Viscount Mandeville.

PUBLIC BILLS.—Reported.—Poor Removal; Great Yarmouth Freemen Disfranchisement.

3½ and passed;—Jewish Disabilities.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Sir Joshua Walmsley, from Leicester, for Extension of the Elective Franchise.—By Mr. Clay, from Members of the Hull National Charter Association, respecting Alleged Forgery of Signatures.—By Lord H. Bentinck, from Sutton in Ashfield (Nottingham), for Alteration of the Law respecting Bishops.—By Mr. Gaskell, from Much Wenlock (Salop), and by Mr. Sheil, from Hardwick (Bucks.), in favour of the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Alderman Copeland, from Wesleyan Methodists of Hanley (Stafford), and by several Hon. Members, from a great Number of Places, for Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Gibson Craig, from the Parishes of Girthon and Amroth, in favour of the Places of Worship Sites (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. William Evans, from Alfreton and its Vicinity (Derby), and by Mr. Moody, from Crewkerne (Somerset), for Repeal of the Duty on Attorneys' Certificates.—By Mr. Ellice, from several Charitable Institutions at Coventry, and by Mr. Mackinnon, from the Committee of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, for Exemption of Charitable Bequests from Legacy Duties.—By Mr. Fox Maule, from the Town Council of Perth, for an Alteration of the Banking Law.—By Mr. Evelyn Denison, from several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, for an Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By Mr. Anderson, from the Commissioners of Supply (Orkney), for Inquiry into the Crown Lands of that Place.—By Mr. Masterman, from Members of the Congregation of the Church of St. Andrew, Bethnal Green, and by Mr. Wilson Patten, from the Parish of Tunstal (Lancaster), against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.—By Lord Robert Grosvenor, from Proprietors of Private Schools and Seminaries, in the Vicinity of Liverpool Road, St. Mary's, Islington, against Erection of the London Fever Hospital.—By Mr. Charles Buller, from the Guardians of the Eton Union (Buckingham), for Alteration of the Law respecting Mendicancy.—By Mr. Long, from Winsley-cum-Limpley, Stoke, Wilts, for Alteration of the Law of Parochial Assessments.—By the Marquess of Douro, from Norwich, and its Liberties, for Repeal or Alteration of the Poor Removal Act.—By Viscount Duncan, from the Council of Bath, and from Inhabitants of the City of Worcester, against, and by Mr. Willcox, from Southampton, for Alteration of, and by Mr. Cardwell, from Haggerstone, and several other Places, in favour of, the Public Health Bill.—By Sir henry Halford, from the Board of Guardians of the Blaby Union, for Alteration of the Law of Settlement.—By Mr. G. Hamilton, from Members of the Bath Church of England Lay Association, for Encouragement to Schools in Connexion with the Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Sir J. Hope, from Tenant Farmers, and Others, in the County of Edinburgh, respecting Assessment on Turnpike Roads (Scotland).—By Mr. Rutherford, from the Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Peebles, for Alteration of the Law of Prisons (Scotland).