Tuesday, the 19th of July, 1653.
Kingston upon Thames Petition.
THE humble Petition of divers of the well-affected
People of the Town of Kingston upon Thames, in
the County of Surrey, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to Mr. Vincent,
Mr. Gold, Mr. Horton, Mr. John Blackwell the younger,
and Mr. Sleigh, Justices of the Peace for the County of
Surrey, or any Three of them, to call before them the
Parties on both Sides; and to examine the Business; and
to settle the same as they shall think fit.
The House, this Day, resumed the Debate touching
That the Propriety of Incumbents in Tythes be taken
The Question being put, That the Consideration of
the Propriety of Incumbents in Tythes be referred to a
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Sir Gilbert Pickering,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir Anth. Ashley Cooper,
||With the Yeas,
Major Gen. Harrison,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes:
So it was Resolved, That the Consideration of the Propriety of Incumbents in Tythes be referred to a Committee; viz. To Major General Harrison, Mr. Sadler,
Sir Anth. Ashley Cooper, Colonel Barton, Mr.
Barebone, Colonel Blunt, Mr. Highland, Alderman Titchborne, Major General Desborow, Colonel Clark, Mr.
Strickland, Colonel Sidenham, Colonel Danvers, Sir
Wm. Roberts, Mr. Squib, Major Woolmer, Colonel West,
Colonel Kenrick, Mr. Freer, Captain Stone, Mr. Taylor,
Mr. Wingfield, Colonel Rous, Mr. Moyer, Major Horseman, Mr. Plumsted, Mr. Herring, Mr. Courtney, Mr.
Jefferies, Mr. Gill, Mr. Spence, Mr. Swinton.
This Committee is to take into Consideration the Propriety of Incumbents in Tythes; with Power to send for
Persons, Papers, Records; and all that come to have
Voices: And the Care hereof is especially committed to
Mr. Sadler, Mr. Taylor, and Colonel West; And this
Committee are to meet in the Exchequer-Chamber on
Friday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Resolved, That this Committee do sit constantly Two
Days in each Week, that is to say, Wednesday and Friday:
And this Committee are also to consider of the Propriety
of Rectors, and all Possessors of Donatives, or propriate
Tythes; and to make their Report to the House.