HL Deb 17 March 1837 vol 37 c617

Petitions presented. By Lords KENYON, REDESDALE, the Earls of BANDON, SHAFTESBURY, WITTON, the Archbishop of CANTERBURY, the Bishop of EXETER, and Viscount STRANGFORD, from various places, against the Abolition of Church-rates.—By the Duke of RUTLAND, from places in Leicestershire, praying their Lordships' to agree to no Proposition or Enactment, that may in any way impair the efficiency of the present Church Establishment, as connected with the Collection of the Church-rates.—By the Earl of RADNOR, Lords BROUGHAM and HATHERTON, from Dissenting Congregations, Tenterden, Chichester, and various other places, for the Abolition of Church-rates.—By Lord WHARNCLIFFE, from Newcastle, complaining that certain Hospitals in that Town, for the Benefit of Widows and Infirm Females, are to be abolished by the present Corporation; and praying your Lordships' to preserve these Hospitals, whether endowed or not.—By Viscount STRANGFORD, from the Guild of Merchants, in Dublin, praying that in any Act introduced for the Reform of Municipal Corporations (Ireland), their private property may be respected.