House of Lords Journal Volume 33
April 1771, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 33: April 1771, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 33: 1770-1773 (1767-1830), pp. 147-151. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113547 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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Die Martis, 9o Aprilis 1771.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Abergavenny.
Epus. Eliens.Comes Gower, Præes.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Roffen.Dux Portland.Ds. King.
Epus. Cicestrien.Dux Manchester.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Lincoln.Comes Sandwich.Ds. Ravensworth.
Epus. Meneven.Comes Carlisle.Ds. Beaulieu.
Epus. Asaphen.Comes Rochford.Ds. Camden.
Epus. Petriburg.Comes Coventry.
Epus. Cestrien.Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Halifax.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Falmouth.

PRAYERS

Blake against Dickenson and Blake.

The Answer of Patrick Blake Esquire to the Appeal of John Dickson the Younger, Merchant, and Walter Blake Gentleman, was this day brought in.

E. Sandwich takes the Oaths.

John Earl of Sandwich took the Oaths and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes, his Lordship having first at the Table produced a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament; to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Justus and Blanckenhagen, for a Nat Bill:

Upon reading the Petition, of Jacob Matthias Justus and Theophilus Christian Blanckenhagen, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for their Naturalization:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Bill read.

Accordingly, the Earl of Marchmont presented to the House a Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Jacob Matthias Justus and Theophilus Christian Blanckenhagen.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Tweed Fishery Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for regulating and improving the Fisheries in the River Tweed, and the Rivers and Streams running into the same, and also within the Mouth or Entrance of the said River.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

Ld. President.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Abergavenny.
D. Portland.L. Bp. Ely.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Manchester.L. Bp. Rochester.L. King.
E. Sandwich.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Sandys.
E. Carlisle.L. Bp. Lincoln.L. Ravensworth.
E. Rochford.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Beaulieu.
E. Coventry.L. Bp. St. Asaph.L. Camden.
E. Abercorn.L. Bp. Peterborough.
E. Marchmont.L. Bp. Chester.
E. Halifax.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Falmouth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet Tomorrow, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Manchester to Saddleworth, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term contained in Two several Acts of Parliament, and to repair, widen, and amend, the Road from the Guide Post at the Westerly End of Newton Lane, within the Township of Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, to Austerlands, in the Parish of Saddleworth, in the County of York.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Alconbury Hill, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of several Acts, made for repairing and amending that Part of the Road leading from a certain Place called the White Post, on Alconbury Hill, in the County of Huntingdon, to Wandsford Bridge, in the said County, called the North Division of the North Road, and for repairing the Road leading from Stilton, in the said County of Huntingdon, to the City of Peterborough, in the County of Northampton.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their lordships, or any Five of them, to meet Tomorrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Skirbeck Quarter Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen belonging to Skirbeck Quarter, in the Parish of Skirbeck, in the County of Lincoln.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Sheriffhales, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled,. “Act for dividing and enclosing Sheriffhales Common in the County of Stafford.

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Algarkirke cum Fosdyke Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Parcels of Fen Land within the Parish of Algarkirke cum Fosdyke, in the Parts of Holland, in the County of Lincoln.

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Great Faringdon to Burford, Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, turning, and altering, the Road from the Market House, in the Town of Great Farringdon, in the County of Berks, to Burford, in the County of Oxford.

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

London Bridge Tolls Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for further continuing the Tolls upon London Bridge, for the Purposes therein mentioned; and for empowering the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons, of the City of London, in Common Council assembled, in certain Cases, to grant Licences to Persons possessed of Terms for Years of and in Houses described in an Act of the Seventh Year of His present Majesty, to build upon and enclose Part of the Ground and Soil of the Streets in the Front of their said Houses.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Four preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr.Holford and Mr. Browning:

To acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the said Bills, without any Amendment.

Ubly Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Brickdale and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Ubly, in the County of Somerset;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Market Harborough, &c. Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Medley and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual Two Acts passed in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the First, and the Nineteenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Market Harborough to Loughborough, in the County of Leicester; and for repairing, widening, turning, and altering, the Road branching out of the aforesaid Road at a Place called Filling Gate, to a Road called the Foss Road, and from thence to the Turnpike Road leading from Melton Mowbray to the Guide Post in St. Margaret’s Field, Leicester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stretton under Fosse Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Skipwith and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields of Stretton under Fosse, in the Parish of Monks Kirby, in the County of Warwick;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wem, &c. Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Kynaston and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Went, in the County of Salop, to the Lime Rocks at Bron y Garth and several other Roads in the Counties of Salop and Denbigh;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Knightcot and Northend Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Skipwith and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and Common Fields, Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Grounds, Lammas Grounds, and Commonable Lands, within the Hamlets and Liberties of Knightcot and Northend, in the Parish of Burton Dassett, in the County of Warwick;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ladus Fen Drainage Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Sampson Gideon and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for draining and preserving certain Fen Lands and Low Grounds in Ladus Fen, in the Isle of Ely;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Six Bills were severally read the First Time.

Ubly Enclosure Bill; The King’s Consent signified to it.

The Earl of Rochford acquainted the House, “That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Ubly, in the County of Somerset,” was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned) that their lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

Boston West Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen belonging to Boston West, in the County of Lincoln.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Mercurii, 10o Aprilis 1771.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Cicestrien.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Glouceseter.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Lincoln.Comes Suffolk, C. P. SDs. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Asaphen.Dux Athol.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Landaven.Dux Portland.Ds. Ravensworth.
Epus. Cestrien.Dux Bridgewater.Ds. Walpole.
Comes Sandwich.Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Carlisle.Ds. Sondes.
Comes Scarbrough.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Boston.
Comes Marchmont.Ds. Camden.
Comes Oxford.Ds. Sundridge.
Comes Hardwicke.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.

PRAYERS.

Tweed Fishery Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for regulating and improving the Fisheries in the River Tweed, and the Rivers and Streams running into the same, and also within the Mouth or Entrance of the said River,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Alconbury Hill, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Boston made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of several Acts made for repairing and amending that Part of the Road leading from a certain Place called the White Post, on Alconbury Hill, in the County of Huntingdon, to Wandsford Bridge, in the said County, called the North Division of the North Road, and for repairing the Road leading from Stilton, in the said County of Huntingdon, to the City of Peterborough, in the County of Northampton,” was committed.

E. Scarbrough’s Estate Bill.

The Lord Boston also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for discharging the Manor of Coldheseldon, and divers Messages, Lands, and Hereditaments, Part of the Estate of Richard Earl of Scarbrough, from the Uses, Estates, and Trusts, declared concerning the same, by the Settlement executed previous to his Marriage with Barbara Countess of Scarbrough, his Wife, and by a certain Act of Parliament which passed in the Seventh Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, and for settling another Manor and other Lands and Hereditaments, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof, to the like Uses,” was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Swaliffe Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say &Sele made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, in the Parish of Swalcliffe, in the County of Oxford,” was committed.

Exchequer Loans Bill

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Whitworth and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy-one;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Hackney Coaches Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Whitworth and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for licensing an additional Number of Hackney Coaches, and applying the Monies arising thereby;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Bradford Canal Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Cecil Wray and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for making a navigable Cut or Canal from Bradford, to join the Leeds and Liverpoole Canal at Windhill, in the Township of Idle, in the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return E. Rosebery’s Estate Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Advocate for Scotland and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for empowering the Judges of the Court of Session in Scotland to sell certain Parts and Portions of the Estate and Barony of Carrington, in the County of Edinburgh, which formerly belonged to Hugh Lord Viscount Primrose deceased, and now to Neil Earl of Rosebery, for Payment of the Debts of the said Viscount;” And to acquaint this House, “That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.”

Peebles Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Advocate for Scotland and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the Town of Peebles to The Kings Eatedge, and to Gatehope, Knowburnfoot, and to the Top of Minchmoor, and to Lockhead, in the County of Peebles;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Hampstead Norreys Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and dividing and enclosing the several Open and Common Fields, Commonable Lands, and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Hampstead Norreys, in the Parish of Hampstead Norreys, in the County of Berks.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

Ld. President.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Harwich.
Ld. Privy Seal.L. Bp. Gloucester.L. Willoughby Br.
D. Athol.L. Bp. Lincoln.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Portland.L. Bp. St. Asaph.L. Sandys.
D. Bridgewater.L. Bp. Landaff.L. Ravensworth.
E. Sandwich.L. Bp. Chester.L. Walpole.
E. Carlisle.L. Lyttelton.
E. Scarbrough.L. Sondes.
E. Abercorn.L. Scarsdale.
E. Marchmont.L. Boston.
E. Oxford.L. Camden.
E. Hardwicke.L. Sundridge.
V. Montague.
V. Say & Sele
V. Weymouth.
V. Falmouth.

Their Lordships, or, any Five of them, to meet on Tuesday next, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Sebraham Tithes Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for discharging from Tithe certain Lands in the Parish of Sebraham, otherwise Sebragham, in the County of Cumberland, and for making Compensation to the Curate of the said Parish for the same.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Friday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Sir John Gibbons to shut up Foot Paths, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Gascoigne and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower Sir John Gibbons to shut up the Foot Paths over certain Lands in the Parish of Stanwell, in the County of Middlesex; and to extinguish all Claims and Right of Common in and over the said Lands; and to oblige the said Sir John Gibbons to make and keep in Repair a Foot Path in lieu thereof; and to vest certain Premises and a Sum of Money in Trustees, for the Use of the Poor of the said Parish;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ladus Fen Drainage Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for draining and preserving certain Fen Lands and Low Grounds in Ladus Fen, in the Isle of Ely.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Friday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Ross and Ross against Ross.

After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of Elizabeth Ross, and Hugh Ross Esquire Merchant in London, her Husband, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 23d of December 1769 and 27th of January 1770; and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the 2d of March and 13th of July 1770; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, or that the Appellants might have such Relief in the Premises as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;” as also upon the Answer of David Ross put in to the said Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause.

Interlocutors affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby affirmed.

Exchequer Loans Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy-one”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill Tomorrow.

Hackney Coaches Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for licensing an additional Number of Hackney Coaches, and applying the Monies arising thereby.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill Tomorrow.

Perrott’s Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for veiling a Messuage, called Highfield House, and divers Lands, with the Appurtenances, in the County of Gloucester, the Settled Estates of Benjamin Jason Perrott Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed as therein mentioned, and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments to be settled to the like Uses,” stands committed, be revived, and meet on Monday next.

Sir Booth Williams’s Estate Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for veiling the Manor, Capital Messuage, Barton Farm, and Demesne Lands, of Cadhay, situate in Ottery Saint Mary, in the County of Devon, Part of the Settled Estate of Sir Booth Williams Baronet, in Trustees, to be sold, and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same uses which are now subsisting with regard to the said Settled Estate,” stands committed, be revived, and meet on Monday next.

Harrand for a Nat. Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Francis Harrand, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Naturalization:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Accordingly, the Earl of Marchmont presented to Bill read the House, a Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Francis Harrand.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Adjourn

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, undecimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.