HL Deb 18 April 1845 vol 79 c931

BILLS. Public.—1a. Elective Franchise Extension.

Reported.—Sheriffs (Wales).

3a. and passed:—Bastardy.

Private. — 3a. and passsed:—Birkenhead Commissioners Dock; Thames Navigation Debt.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Bishop of Bangor, Duke of Richmond, Bishop of Hereford and Earl Powis, from Boystone, and several other places, against the Union of St. Asaph and Bangor.—From Clergy and others of St. David's and several other places, against the Union of St, Asaph and Bangor, but in favour of the Appointment of a Bishop of Manchester.—By Bishop of Durham, Dukes of Rutland, and Richmond, Earls of Bandon, and Wicklow, Marquess of Breadalbane, and Lords Campbell, and Braybrooke, from Glasgow, and numerous other places, against Increase of Grant to Maynooth.—By Duke of Cleveland, from Inhabitants of Ballymoodan, and Bandon, for Inquiry into the course of Instruction adopted at Maynooth College.—By Earl of Bandon, from Cork and several other places, for Encouragement of Schools in connexion with Church Education Society (Ireland).—From Waltham Agricultural Society, for Repeal of Malt Tax.—By Duke of Rutland, from Landowners of Leicester, and from the Leicestershire Agricultural Society, for Protection to the Agricultural Interest.—By Lord Campbell, and Bishop of Durham, from Inhabitants of Rhymney Iron Works, and 2 other places, for the Suppression of lntemperance—By Duke of Richmond, from Merchants and others of Forres, against any alteration of Law relating to the present system of Banking (Scotland).—From Presbytery of Jedburgh, for Improving the Condition of Schoolmasters (Scotland).—By Earl of Mounteashell, from Guardians of Fermoy Union, for Alteration of Poor Law (Ireland) Act.