House of Lords Journal Volume 64
9 March 1832

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 9 March 1832', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 64: 1831-1832, pp. 90-91. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=19280 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Veneris, 9° Martii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Armacan.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Laonen, &c.
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Ds. Gower.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Plunket.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wallace.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Chaworth.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Poltimore.
Ds. Dinorben.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Ds. Durham, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Wellington.
March. Queensberry.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bute.
March. Thomond.
March. Cholmondeley.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Charleville.
Comes Grey.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Beresford,
Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Teynham.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Shaftesbury sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Berners Peerage E. of Albemarle sworn to give Evidence on.

The Earl of Albermarle was sworn, at the Table, by The Lord Speaker, in order to give Evidence before the Committee for Privileges to whom the Petition of Robert Wilson of Didlington and of Ashwellthorpe, in the County of Norfolk, Esquire, One of the Co-heirs and eldest Representative of the ancient Barony of Berners, to His Majesty; praying, "That His Majesty will be graciously pleased to admit and allow his Claim as One of the right Heirs to the said Barony of Berners, and to terminate the Abeyance by issuing to the Petitioner a Writ of Summons to the Parliament of the United Kingdom;" together with His Majesty's Reference thereof to this House, and the Report of The Attorney General thereunto annexed, stands referred.

Downham Market Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Downham Market to Barton, and to a Place called the Devil's Ditch, all in the County of Norfolk."

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.

Saltash Floating Bridge Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing a Floating Bridge over the River Tamar, at or near Saltash Ferry, in the County of Cornwall."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Monmouth (Newport) Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for diverting, altering, repairing, maintaining and improving the several Turnpike Roads within the District of Newport, in the County of Monmouth."

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 2 preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Wingfield and Mr. Farrer;

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

St. Helens, &c. Gas Light Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for lighting with Gas the Town of Saint Helens, the Hamlet of Hardshaw-cum-Windle, and the several Townships of Windle, Parr, Eccleston and Sutton, all in the Parish of Prescot, in the County Palatine of Lancaster," 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."

Clayton's Divorce Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of William Robert Clayton Esquire with Alice Hugh Massy his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes," be read a Second Time on Monday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Baird v. Ross.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein William Baird is Appellant, and Robert Ross is Respondent, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Monday next.

Tithes (Ireland,) Petitions for Abolition of: (Graige, &c:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders of the United Parishes of Graige, Ullard and Powerstown, in the County of Kilkenny, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take Measures for the total and immediate Abolition of Tithes and Church Rates in Ireland:"

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

Myross:

Upon reading the Petition of the Tithe Payers in the Parish of Myross, in the Barony of West Carbery, in the County of Cork, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to abolish every compulsory Tax upon Agricultural Produce (the Staple Commodity of Ireland) in the Shape of Tithe, or any other Impost beneficial to Individuals only, (and in the particular Instance of the Petitioners exacted with the greatest Rigour,) taking Precedence of even the natural Claims of Landlords, and deteriorating from the Means, and in many Instances perhaps utterly destroying the Capabilities, to answer the Claims of State Necessities and National Demands:"

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

Cashel.

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Cashel, in the County of Longford, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "totally to abolish Tithes, which have become and are daily becoming more odious in Ireland; and their Lordships will, by those Means, preserve Peace in that Country, and restore to the Poor the Rights of which they have so long been unjustly deprived:"

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

Mutiny Continuing Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act passed in the First Year of His present Majesty, for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Marine Mutiny Continuing Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act passed in the First Year of His present Majesty, for the Regulation of His Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on Shore;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Little Yarmouth Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Berens and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Little Yarmouth to Blythburgh, and from Brampton to Halesworth, in the County of Suffolk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were, severally, read the First Time.

Mills & Factories Petitions from Great Farringdon & Hemel Hempsted for regulating the Hours of Labour in.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Great Farringdon, in the County of Berks, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass a Bill with as little Delay as possible, enacting that no Children under Nine Years of Age be employed in the Woollen, Cotton, Worsted, Flax and Silk Mills and Factories of this Kingdom; and that the Labour of Children so employed shall not exceed Ten Hours per Day, with a Half Holiday on Wednesday in every Week:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Hemel Hempsted, in the County of Hertford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to restrict the actual working of Children in all the Mills and Factories of the United Kingdom to Ten Hours per Day for Five Days, and Eight in the remaining Day; and to prevent any Child under Nine Years of Age being worked in any Factory or Mill in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland:"

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

Beer Act, Petition from Burslem for Alteration of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Chief Constable, the Clergy, Dissenting Ministers, Churchwardens and other principal Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Burslem, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to repeal so much of the Act for permitting the general Sale of Beer and Cyder by Retail as permits the Beer to be drunk on the Premises where sold, the Petitioners being fully assured that all Regulations short of this will avail little to remedy or to prevent those Evils which the Petitioners have witnessed during the last Sixteen Months with so much Pain:"

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

Foreign Gloves, Petition from Worcester against Importation of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Operatives belonging to the Glove Trade in the City and Suburbs of Worcester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to extend to them the same Protection the Legislature affords to other Classes of their Fellow Subjects; to place the Landed and Commercial Interests upon one and the same Footing, give to the Artisan cheap Bread, or close the Ports against any future Importation of Foreign Gloves:"

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

Glove Trade, Motion for a Com ee to enquire into, Negatived.

The Order of the Day being read for the Lords to be summoned;

It was moved, "That a Select Committee be appointed to enquire into the present distressed State of the British Glove Trade."

Which being objected to:

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Berners Peerage, Evidence to be printed.

Ordered, That the Evidence taken before the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of Robert Wilson of Didlington and of Ashwellthorpe, in the County of Norfolk, Esquire, One of the Co-heirs and eldest Representative of the ancient Barony of Berners, to His Majesty; praying, "That His Majesty will be graciously pleased to admit and allow his Claim as One of the right Heirs to the said Barony of Berners, and to terminate the Abeyance by issuing to the Petitioner a Writ of Summons to the Parliament of the United Kingdom;" together with His Majesty's Reference thereof to this House, and the Report of The Attorney General thereunto annexed, stands referred, be printed.

Report on the General Penitentiary delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. May, from the General Penitentiary at Millbank, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

"Report of the Committee of the General Penitentiary at Millbank, for the Reception of Convicts."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Adjourn.

Comes Shaftesbury declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, duodecimum diem instantis Martii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.