HL Deb 17 March 1845 vol 78 cc945-6

BILLS. Public.—1a. Bastard Children; Post Office Offences Act Amendment; Bastardy.

2a. Property Tax; Pauper Lunatics (Ireland).

Reported,—Companies Clauses Consolidation (Scotland).

3a. and passed:—Consolidated Fund.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By the Bishops of Chester and St. Davids, from Altrincham, and numerous other places, for adopting Measures for the Suppression of Intemperance, especially on the Sabbath.—From Females of Baptist Church, and Society of Friends, Reading, for adopting Measures for Suppressing Seduction and Prostitution.—From Ruislip, for Alteration of Game Laws.—From Justices of the Peace, for the Counties of Berkshire and Wiltshire, for Alteration of Bastardy Clauses in Poor Law Amendment Act.—From Lisburne, for Encouragement of Schools in connexion with Church Education Society (Ireland).—By the Earl of Minto, from Presbytery of Perth, and several other places, for Improving the Condition of Schoolmasters (Scotland).—From Grand Jury of Montgomery, against the Union of St. Asaph and Bangor, and in favour of the Appointment of a Bishop to the See of Manchester.