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10 October 1831

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 10 October 1831', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 63: 1830-1831, pp. 1075-1077. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17141 Date accessed: 29 August 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 10 °Octobris 1831.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Ds. Brougham
& Vaux,
Cancellarius.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cicestrien.
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Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum
Secretariorum.
Ds. De Clifford.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Arundell of Wardour.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. King.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Dawnay.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Bayning.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Ribblesdale.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Barham.
Ds. Erskine.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Lynedoch.
Ds. Meldrum.
Ds. Prudhoe.
Ds. Ker.
Ds. Maryborough.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Forester.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Lyndhurst.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Plunket.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Cowley.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Rossie.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Kenlis.
Ds. Chaworth.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Oakley.
Ds. Poltimore.
Ds. Mostyn.
Ds. Segrave.
Ds. Templemore.
Ds. Dinorben.
Ds. Cloncurry.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Brandon.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Wellington.
March. Winchester.
March. Queensberry.
March. Bath.
March. Bute.
March. Thomond.
March. Camden.
March. Cholmondeley.
March. Hastings.
March. Westmeath.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
March. Westminster.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Beverley.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Mount Cashell.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Lonsdale.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Minto.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes St. Germans.
Comes Morley.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Dudley.
Comes Cawdor.
Comes Munster.
Comes Camperdown.
Comes Lichfield.
Vicecom. Arbuthnott.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Goderich.

PRAYERS.

Maccabe v. Hussey & Maccabe.

After hearing Counsel fully in the Cause wherein Jennings Patrick Maccabe Esquire is Appellant, and Catherine Hussey and Edward Maccabe are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Consideration of the said Cause be put off sine Die.

Harris v. Kemble et al.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Henry Harris is Appellant, and Charles Kemble, and others, are Respondents, be further heard by Counsel at the Bar on Wednesday next, at Ten o'Clock.

Galway Elective Franchise, Petitions for Extension of: Cara Brown:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Freemen of the Corporation of Galway, residing in the Parish of Cara Brown, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Rahoon: (2 Petitions.)

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Freemen of the Corporation of Galway, residing in the Parish of Rahoon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Land Owners, Merchants, Freemen and Freeholders of the Vicarage of Rahoon, Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Maree.

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Land Owners, Merchants, Freemen and Freeholders of the Vicarage of Maree, Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying, "That their Lordships will be graciously pleased to equalize Civil Rights in Galway, by extending to the Roman Catholic Mercantile and Trading Classes the Elective Franchise in as full and ample a Manner as the same is now enjoyed by Protestants:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petitions do lie on the Table.

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions in favor of: Thurnham & Debtling:

Upon reading the Petition of the Yeomanry, Freeholders and Inhabitants of the adjoining Parishes of Thurnham and Debtling, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Batley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Batley, agreed upon at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Fishguard:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Fishguard, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Beverley:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor and others the Inhabitants of the Borough of Beverley, in the East Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill lately depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales;" and severally praying their Lordships, "That the same may be passed into a Law:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petitions do lie on the Table.

Masham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Masham, in the North Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same, thereby ensuring to their Lordships, as well as to the Country at large, the best Safeguard for their Prosperity, which can alone be found in the Existence of a proper Understanding betwixt the King and His Nobles, and an unalterable Attachment of the People to both:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Stockton-upon-Tees:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Stocktonupon-Tees, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships may concur with the Commons House of Parliament, by giving their Sanction to the same, and thereby ensure the Peace and Safety of the Nation:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

New Shoreham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of New Shoreham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same into a Law with as little Delay as possible, as a Measure fraught with Advantages to the Country, and called for by the Voice of a loyal, free and united People:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Horsham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Bailiffs and Inhabitants of the Borough of Horsham, in the County of Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to give their Sanction with as little Delay as possible, and without any Alteration in its Clauses, to the same, as nothing short of such a Change can possibly restore the Nation to Prosperity and Peace:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Haslingden:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Haslingden, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "favorably to receive the same, and speedily pass it through this House, and thus avert the calamitous Evils which the Petitioners conscientiously believe must inevitably follow its Rejection:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Clonoulty & Rossmore:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Clonoulty and Rossmore, in the County of Tipperary, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to bestow on the same that kind Attention and lend to it that liberal Encouragement which it has so lately received from The Honorable The House of Commons, which Bill will purify the present System of Representation from all its Corruption; and their Lordships will thereby restore to themselves that Influence in Society to which, under a well-regulated Government, they are by Rank and Fortune entitled, while they give to the Acts and Wishes of the Third Estate of the Realm that kind Consideration to which they have an undoubted Right by the British Constitution:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Sileby.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Sileby and its Vicinity, in the County of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "to pass the same as it now stands with as little Delay as possible, considering that on this depends the Peace, Welfare and Happiness of the Country:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Reform (England) Bill, Time for signing Protest against not agreeing to 2d Reading, extended.

Ordered, That the Time limited for signing the Protest against not agreeing to the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales," be extended 'till the Rising of the House this Day.

Yeomanry Corps, (Ireland,) Petition from Killegny, &c. for disbanding.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Union of Killegny and Chapel, County of Wexford, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to disband and disarm the Yeomanry of the County of Wexford, who, by long Experience, have been proved, in Cases of Emergency, totally insufficient to maintain Tranquillity, and only remarkable for their Cruelty and Cowardice:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Ministers Money, (Ireland,) Petition from Dublin respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Dublin, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; complaining of the Grievances which they suffer by the Taxation denominated Ministers Money; and praying their Lordships "to enact that the Collection of Arrears thereof shall be limited to a Period of Two or Three Years, or such other reasonable Time as their Lordships may deem meet; and that further Relief may be extended to Petitioners by making it Law that they may not be mulcted for Arrears due by those who may be insolvent; and that as all those Taxes are for the general Good of the City, that such Taxes may be levied equitably on the Citizens, and not on Petitioners locally or parochially:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Causes Rehearing Bill presented:

The Lord Chancellor presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled to re-hear Two Causes therein mentioned."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Standing Orders 26 & 155 to be considered on it.

Ordered, That the Standing Orders No. 26 and No. 155, relative to Bills not being read or proceeded in Twice the same Day, be taken into Consideration To-morrow, in order to their being dispensed with on the last-mentioned Bill; and that the Lords be summoned.

Vestries Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of Vestries, and for the Appointment of Auditors of Accounts, in certain Parishes of England and Wales," be read a Second Time To-morrow; and that the Lords be summoned.

Whiteboy Offences (Ireland) Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act passed in the Parliament of Ireland in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Years of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, intituled, "An Act to prevent and punish tumultuous Risings of Persons within this Kingdom, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," be read a Second Time To-morrow; and that the Lords be summoned.

Public Works (Ireland) Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Extension and Promotion of Public Works in Ireland;"

The said Bill was accordingly read the Third Time.

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 it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Wingfield and Mr. Roupell;

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

Reform (England) Bill, Petition from Kingsbridge against.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Kingsbridge and its Vicinity, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill lately depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales;" and praying, "That their Lordships will (should they not, in the Exercise of their Wisdom, reject the same,) propose such Alterations and Modifications therein as they may deem best calculated to preserve inviolate the Altar, to ensure a permanent Stability to the Throne, and secure the Honor, Happiness and Prosperity of the British Nation:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Baking Trade (Ireland) Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to regulate the Baking Trade in Ireland."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers;

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Warrington, &c. Railway Bill, Petition that the Comee may proceed, to be considered.

Ordered, That the Petition of the several Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Shareholders in the Warrington and Newton Railway Company, and Directors thereof, presented to the House on Thursday the 22d of September last; praying their Lordships, "That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Company of Proprietors of the Warrington and Newton Railway to extend the said Railway from the Termination thereof at Bank Quay, in the Parish of Warrington, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, to Norton, in the County Palatine of Chester," stands committed, be instructed to proceed in the Consideration of the Clauses of the same, or that, if necessary, the Bill may be reported, and re-committed with such Directions as in their Lordships Judgment may seem right," be taken into Consideration on Wednesday next.

Cruelty to Animals, Petition from Marylebone, &c. respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Marylebone and in the Parish of Paddington, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will pass a Law to include the Bull within the powerful and humane Protection afforded to other Cattle by the Act passed in the Third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty to prevent the cruel and improper Treatment of Cattle:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Molasses, Petition from Banff against Use of, in Breweries, &c.

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders of the County of Banff, praying their Lordships "not to pass any Legislative Measure sanctioning the Introduction of Molasses to be used in Brewing or Distillation in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Galway Franchise Bill.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act passed in Ireland in the Fourth Year of King George the First, for the better regulating the Town of Galway, and for strengthening the Protestant Interest therein, as limits the Franchise created by the said Act to Protestants only," on Thursday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Cotton Factories Bill reported:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal the Laws relating to Apprentices and other young Persons employed in Cotton Factories and in Cotton Mills, and to make further Provisions in lieu thereof."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Order for 3a.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Customs Management Bill reported:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act for the Management of the Customs as allows certain Fees to be taken by Officers of the Customs, and to make further Regulations in respect thereof."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Order for 3a.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, undecimum diem instantis Octobris, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.