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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 22 June 1832

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 64, 1831-1832. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, [n.d.].

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Die Veneris, 22° Junii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Brougham
& Vaux,
Cancellarius.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Hereford.
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Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. King.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Wellington.
March. Bute.
March. Thomond.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Morton.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Charleville.
Comes Grey.
Comes Minto.
Comes Howe.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Gordon.

PRAYERS.

Flowerdew v. The Dundee, &c. Shipping Co.

After hearing Counsel fully in the Cause wherein William Allen Flowerdew is Appellant, and The Dundee, Perth and London Shipping Company are Respondents:

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Earl of Shaftesbury, who sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Three Commotts Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better maintaining certain Roads within the County of Carmarthen called "The Three Commotts District of Roads;" and for making several Branches, Diversions and Extensions from such Roads."

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. Trower and Mr. Wingfield;

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

Exeter Improvement Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better paving, lighting, watching, cleansing and otherwise improving the City of Exeter and County of the same City."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with Amendments to it.

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

To return the said Bill, and acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the same, with several Amendments, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Inverness Court House, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for erecting and maintaining a new Court House and Public Offices for the County of Inverness."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords present this Day:

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

Jamaica, Return respecting delivered, & referred to Com ee on West India Colonies.

The Earl of Shaftesbury laid before the House, pursuant to an Order of the 17th of April last,

"A Return of the Civil, Ecclesiastical and Military Establishments of Jamaica, the Expences of which are defrayed by any Revenue raised in that Island; the Annual Amount of such Expences, and of any other Expenditure incurred, and which is defrayed by a Revenue raised in that Island; and of the Annual Ways and Means for raising such Revenue, during the last Ten Years."

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Return do lie on the Table.

Ordered, That the said Return be referred to the Select Committee on the State of the West India Colonies.

Sunderland Dock Bill, Petition against, referred to the Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of the several Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being the whole of the Wharfingers at Sunderland near the Sea, in the County of Durham; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Wet Dock on the North Side of the River Wear, at or near the Entrance of the Port of Sunderland, in the County Palatine of Durham;" and praying their Lordships, "That the same may not pass into a Law as it now stands, but that the Petitioners may be heard by their Counsel, Agents and Witnesses against such Parts of the said Bill as may affect them:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, and that the Petitioners be at liberty to be heard by their Counsel, Agents and Witnesses against the same, as desired.

London & Birmingham Railway Bill read 2 a, & committed:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making a Railway from London to Birmingham."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords present this Day:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Wednesday next, at One o'Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Petitions against it, referred to the Com ee:

Upon reading the Petition of the Trustees for executing the Acts passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third and in the Fourth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from the South End of Sparrows Herne on Bushey Heath, through the Market Towns of Watford, Berkhamsted Saint Peter and Tring, in the County of Hertford, by Pettipher's Elms, to the Turnpike Road at Walton, near Aylesbury, in the County of Buckingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Mortgagees of the Tolls on the Roads named in the last-mentioned Petition, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying their Lordships, "That they may be heard by themselves, their Counsel, Agents and Witnesses, against so much of the Preamble of the Bill as affects them, and such of the Provisions by which they are aggrieved, and that the same may not pass into a Law as it now stands:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petitions be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, and that the Petitioners be at liberty to be heard by themselves, their Counsel, Agents and Witnesses, against the same, as desired; and that Counsel be heard for the Bill at the same Time, if they think fit.

All Lords added to the Com ee:

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been or shall be present this Session, and are not named of the Committee to whom the last-mentioned Bill stands committed, be added thereto.

Com ee to appoint a Chairman.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed do appoint their own Chairman.

Reform of Parliament, Petition from Kilcoman & Robin in favor of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Kilcoman and Robin, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the same Measure of Reform of Parliament be extended to Ireland as is now happily granted to England and Scotland:"

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

Education, (Ireland,) Petition from Kilcoman & Robin in favor of proposed Plan.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Kilcoman and Robin, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to confirm by legal Enactments the new System of Education of the Poor in Ireland, and put a final Extinguisher to the Kildare Place System:"

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

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petitions for Abolition of: (Garristown & Bellemadun:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Garristown and Bellemadun, situate in County Dublin, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take into their serious Consideration the Necessity of totally abolishing Tithes in Ireland, for the Purpose of relieving an injured and long-oppressed People:"

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

Political Union, Edramine:

A Petition of the Members of the Political Union of Edramine, in the County of Wexford, Ireland, was presented and read; praying their Lordships "to abolish the Law by which the Inhabitants of this Realm are compelled to pay Tithes and Church Rates, and to resume the Church Lands, and to dispose of them for Objects common to all the Inhabitants of this Realm:"

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "John O'Connor Chairman," who only has signed it.

Aglis.

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders of the Parish of Aglis, in the Diocese of Cork, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to abolish Tithes and all compulsory Church Taxation; and first of all to reject the Bill for advancing £60,000 of the Public Money to the hereditary Oppressors of the People, and to hand over that Sum to be applied in arresting the Progress of the Asiatic Cholera in the Petitioners oppressed Country:"

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

Rebellion in Jamaica, Address for Report respecting.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, "The Report of the Committee of the House of Assembly in Jamaica appointed to enquire into the Cause of and the Injury sustained by the recent Rebellion in that Colony; together with the Examinations on Oath, Confessions and other Documents thereto annexed."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

London & Birmingham Railway Bill, Petitions against, referred to the Com ee:

Upon reading the Petition of the Trustees of the Turnpike Road leading from Hockliffe, in the County of Bedford, to Tickford Bridge, in Newport Pagnel, in the County of Buckingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Trustees of Hockliffe Road; and of Sparrows Herne Road:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Trustees for executing the Acts passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third and in the Fourth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from the South End of Sparrows Herne on Bushey Heath, through the Market Towns of Watford, Berkhamsted Saint Peter and Tring, in the County of Hertford, by Pettipher's Elms, to the Turnpike Road at Walton, near Aylesbury, in the County of Buckingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Mortgagees of last-mentioned Road:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Mortgagees of the Tolls on the Roads named in the last-mentioned Petition, whose Names are thereunto subscribed.

Inhabts of Stanmore:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Great Stanmore and Edgware, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Owners, &c. of Lands in Herts & Bucks;

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Earl of Essex, The Earl of Clarendon, The Earl Brownlow, The Countess of Bridgewater, and the several other Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Owners and Occupiers of Lands in the Counties of Hertford and Buckingham:

in Bucks & Bedford;

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers of Lands in the Counties of Buckingham and Bedford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

and in Middlesex & Herts.

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the several Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Owners and Occupiers of Lands in the Counties of Middlesex and Hertford; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for making a Railway from London to Birmingham;" and severally praying their Lordships, "That the same may not pass into a Law:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petitions be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Thornhill et al. v. Hall, Respondent's Petition to dismiss Appeal unless good Security is given for Costs, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Frederick Hall, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which Richard Badham Thornhill, and others, are Appellants; praying their Lordships, "That this Petition of Appeal may be dismissed unless the Appellants shall, within One Month from the Date hereof, or within such other Time as their Lordships shall please to appoint, give good Security to the Clerk of the Parliaments, by Recognizance to be entered into by themselves or a sufficient Surety, to pay such Costs to the Respondent as their Lordships shall think fit to order upon the Hearing of the said Appeal, or by any other Order made in the Matter of the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Appeal Committee.

Sunderland Dock Bill, Petition in favor of, referred to the Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of the several Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Ship Owners and Merchants of the Port of Sunderland; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Wet Dock on the North Side of the River Wear, at or near the Entrance of the Port of Sunderland, in the County Palatine of Durham;" and praying their Lordships, "That the Bill for a Dock not exceeding Twelve Acres, and imposing Rates and Duties on the Shipping and Merchandize of the Port Half the Amount of those intended to have been imposed by the Bill for a South Dock in this Port, may pass into a Law:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed.

King's County Assizes Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for holding the Assizes for the King's County, in Ireland, Twice in every Year, at Tullamoore, instead of Philipstown;"

The said Bill was accordingly read the Third Time.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with an Amendment to it.

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

To return the said Bill, and acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Beer Act Amendment Bill presented.

The Lord Redesdale presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and render effectual the Provisions of an Act, intituled, "An Act to permit the general Sale of Beer and Cyder by Retail in England."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petitions for Abolition of: (Kilbeheny:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Kilbeheny, in the County of Limerick, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships totally to abolish the Payment of Tithes in Ireland, and apply the Church Lands to provide an ample and decent Maintenance for the Hierarchy and working Clergy of the Establishment, proportioned to the Amount of Labour and Duty they have to discharge in the Instruction and Spiritual Care of about Half a Million of Protestants; and that the Residue or Overplus of the immense Revenues accruing from these Church Lands may be appropriated and applied to the Uses and Purposes for which these Endowments were granted by the pious and charitable Donors, namely, as a Provision for the aged, the sick and the poor, and the building of Churches, Hospitals and Schools:"

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

Kilbrogan & Ballymoodan:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Kilbrogan and Ballymoodan, otherwise of the Town of Bandon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to remove the unjust and grinding Impost of Tithes:"

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

Kilcock & Cloncurry.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Kilcock and Cloncurry, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to relieve the Petitioners from the vexatious and intolerable Burden of Tithes, and render thereby Ireland a happy and contented Country, making her what she has been emphatically called by a modern Historian, and what under proper Treatment she will inevitably prove herself to be, the Right Arm of the British Empire:"

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

Com ee on West India Colonies, Witnesses to attend.

Ordered, That Mr. Bustred and Colonel Freemantle do attend this House on Monday next, to be sworn, in order to their being examined as Witnesses before the Select Committee on the State of the West India Colonies.

Contempts in Equity Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act of the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for altering and amending the Law regarding Commitments by Courts of Equity for Contempts, and the taking Bills pro Confesso; and to explain certain Parts thereof."

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

It is 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 the former Messengers;

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

Education, (Ireland,) Petitions against proposed Plan: (Arva:) Foxford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Perpetual Cure of Arva, in the County of Cavan, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of the Parish of Foxford, in the County of Mayo, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Anna:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of the Parish of Anna, in the County of Cavan, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to provide that all Grants of Public Money for National Education in Ireland be applied only to the Support of Systems of Instruction which are founded upon the entire Word of God, and which encourage the free and general Use of the Holy Scriptures amongst all Descriptions of Persons; and further, to provide that in the Application of such Money no unholy Compromise be made with the Church of Rome, and no Support or Countenance whatever given to those who would substitute a Part for the Whole of God's Word, or who would teach for Doctrines the Commandments of Men:"

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

Easkey.

Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of the Parish of Easkey, in the County of Sligo, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to withdraw their Sanction from the System of Education for Ireland which proposes to exclude the Bible from the Schools for united Education, which will eventually (if persevered in) introduce Infidelity and subvert the Principles of true Christianity:"

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

Roman Catholic Relief Act, Petition from Longford for Repeal of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestants of the County of Longford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to repeal that Measure miscalled the Roman Catholic Relief Bill, and thus reform the Parliament of the United Kingdom by the Expulsion of Papists from her Protestant Councils:"

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

Standing Order No. 153 to be considered.

Ordered, That the Standing Order, No. 153, concerning Bills for selling Lands in Scotland, and purchasing others to be settled in lieu thereof, be taken into Consideration on Monday next, in order to its being amended; and that the Lords be summoned.

Education (Ireland,) Paper respecting, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "A Copy of the Regulations or Conditions on which the Board of Education in Ireland grants its Aid; together with a Document explanatory of some of the said Conditions, which, having been drawn up by the Commissioners, has received the Approbation and Sanction of His Majesty's Government."

Churches, Vaults, &c. Returns respecting, delivered.

The Lord Melbourne laid before the House, pursuant to an Address to His Majesty of the 14th of this instant June,

"Copies of Three Returns of Churches, Vaults and Burial Grounds visited by the Medical Officers attached to the Central Board of Health, referred to in the Report of the Central Board of Health to His Majesty's Most Honorable Privy Council."

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Papers do lie on the Table.

Education, (Ireland,) Account respecting, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House "An Account of the Amount of all Sums granted by the new Board of Education in Ireland, distinguishing the Sum on each Application."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, vicesimum tertium diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.