House of Lords Journal Volume 29
April 1757, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 29: April 1757, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 29: 1756-1760 (1767-1830), pp. 122-124. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114426 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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April 1757, 11-20

DIE Martis, 19o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Bangor.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Temple.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Fauconberg.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Hyde.
Ds. Walpole.

PRAYERS.

E. of Caithness against Countess of Caithness.

The Answer of Margaret Countess of Caithness, to the Appeal of Alexander Earl of Caithness, was brought in.

North Mims and Northaw Boundaries, D of Leeds & al. Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to ascertain, establish, and confirm, the Boundaries of the Manors and Parishes of North Mims and Northaw, so far as the same (fn. 1) extend to and upon the several Commons called North Mims and Northaw Common, in the County of Hertford," 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.

Wakefield, Doncaster, and other Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers granted by Two several Acts passed in the Fourteenth Year of His present Majesty, the one for repairing the Roads from a Place called The Red-house near Doncaster to Wakefield, and through the said Town of Wakefield, by Dewsbury High Town and Lightcliffe, to the Town of Halifax in the West Riding of the County of York; and the other, for repairing the Road from Wakefield to Pontefract, and from thence to a Place called Wceland in the Township of Hensall, and from Pontefract to Wentbridge in the Township of Darrington in the West Riding of the County of York."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Alconbury Hill, and other Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending several Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Roads between a Place called The White Post on Alconbury Hill and Wansford Bridge in the County of Huntingdon, and between Norman Cross Hill in the said County and the City of Peterborough, with respect to the Elections of new Trustees, the Power of compelling Persons employed by the Trustees in the Execution of such Acts to deliver up such Books and Papers relating thereto as are in their Custody, and also to the Manner of summoning and holding the Meetings of the Trustees."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bishop Thornton Moor, Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing Thornton otherwise Bishop Thornton Moor, Stinted Pasture, or Common, within the Manor of Bishop Thornton with Bishopside, in the County of York."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Reading Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by Two Acts of Parliament, one passed in the Fourth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George, and the other in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Highways from Crown Corner in the Town of Reading, leading by and through the several Parishes of Shinfield and Heckfield, in the several Counties of Berks, Wilts, and Southampton, to Basingstoke in the County of Southampton."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Harris:

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

E. of Dartmouth, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of William Earl of Dartmouth and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Partition between William Earl of Dartmouth and Frances Catherine Countess of Dartmouth his Wife, and Sir William Maynard Baronet, of certain Estates, in the Counties of Bucks, Middlesex, Surry, Suffolk, and Hertford, and in the City of London; and for vesting and settling the entire Premises to the several Uses therein mentioned."

Guildford to Arundel, Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the North End of Dapdon Wharf in the Parish of Stoke next Guldeford, through Guldeford, to Andrew's Cross and to Alford Bars in the County of Surry, and from thence to St. Mary's Gate in Arundell in the County of Sussex;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bridge at Jeremy's Ferry, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for building a Bridge over the River Lea, at or near a Place called Jeremy's Ferry; and for making, repairing, and widening, Roads from thence into the great Roads at Snaresbrooke in the County of Essex, and at Clapton in the County of Middlesex;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Southwold Haven, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term, and amending and altering several Powers, granted by an Act made in the Twentieth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for opening, cleansing, repairing, and improving, the Haven of Southwold, in the County of Suffolk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were severally read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return Bagster's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Earl Verney and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Tithes and Hereditaments in The Isle of Wight, the Estate and Inheritance of Thomas Bagster Esquire, a Lunatick, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Loxley, Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open and Arable Meadow and Pasture Grounds, in the Parish of Loxley, in the County of Warwick;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return Nuthall's Divorce Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Thomas Nuthall Gentleman with Lucy Scott his now Wife; and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Petworth Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Roads leading from the Village of Milford in the County of Surry, through Petworth, to the Top of Dunckton Hill, and from Petworth to Stopham Bridge in the County of Sussex;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Causes removed.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein the Marquis of Tweeddale and His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland are Appellants, and John Dundas Esquire is Respondent, which stands appointed for To-morrow, be put off till Friday next; and that the other Causes be removed in Course.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 20o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Bangor.
Comes Granville, Præses.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Rutland, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Buckinghamsh.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Hertford.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Fauconberg.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Bolingbroke.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Talbot.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Fortescue.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Ravensworth.

PRAYERS.

North Mims and Northaw Boundaries, D. of Leeds & al. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to ascertain, establish, and confirm, the Boundaries of the Manors and Parishes of North Mims and Northaw, so far as the same (fn. 2) extend to and upon the several Commons called North Mims and Northaw Common, in the County of Hertford."

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 Mr. Waple and Mr. Harris:

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

Petworth Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Roads leading from the Village of Milford in the County of Surry, through Petworth, to the Top of Dunckton Hill, and from Petworth to Stopham Bridge in the County of Sussex."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
D. Leeds.
D. Bedford.
D. Argyll.
E. Warwick.
E. Peterborow.
E. Stamford.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Marchmont.
E. Hyndford.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Cornwallis.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Landaff.
L. B. Bangor.
Ld. Wentworth.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cathcart.
L. Foley.
L. Ducie.
L. Ravensworth.

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.

Bridge at Jeremy's Ferry, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for building a Bridge over the River Lea, at or near a Place called Jeremy's Ferry; and for making, repairing, and widening, Roads from thence into the great Roads at Snaresbrooke in the County of Essex, and at Clapton in the County of Middlesex."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet (fn. 3) on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Southwold Haven, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term, and amending and altering several Powers, granted by an Act made in the Twentieth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for opening, cleansing, repairing, and improving, the Haven of Southwould, in the County of Suffolk."

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 Tuesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Guildford to Arundell, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the North End of Dapdon Wharf in the Parish of Stoke next Guldeford, through Guldeford, to Andrew's Cross and to Alford Bars, in the County of Surry, and from thence to Saint Mary's Gate in Arundel in the County of Sussex."

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 Monday next, at the usual Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Militia Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ordering of the Militia Forces, in the several Counties of that Part of Great Britain called England:"

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

And it being moved, "To commit the Bill:"

After short Debate;

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, on this Day Sevennight; and the Lords to be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Origin, extends.
2 Origin. extends.
3 Origin. at.