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xxiv. An Act to amend an Act of the Twelfth Year of the Reign
of King George the Third, for embanking, draining, and preserving certain Fen Lands and Low Grounds in the Parish of Ramsey in the County of Huntingdon, and in the Parishes of Doddington, March, Benwick, Wimblington, and Chatteris, within the Isle of Ely and County of Cambridge, so far as relates to the Lower or Fifth District, and to annex other Lands thereto.
Puge 726 xxv. An Act for amending an Act passed in the Tenth Year of
the Reign of Her present Majesty, for lighting with Gas and supplying with Water the Town of Hartlepool and the Neighbourhood thereof in the County of Durham.
727 xxvi. An Act for better supplying with Water the Borough of
Macclesfield in the County of Chester, and for other Purposes connected with the said Borough.
Ibid. xxvi. An Act for enabling the Leeds and Thirsk Railway Com
pany to raise a further Sum of Money for the Completion of their Railways, to guarantee Interest on certain Shares, and for other Purposes.
Ibid. xxviii. An act for making a short Railway to connect the Line of
the Reading, Guildford, and Reigate Railway with the Line of the London and South-western Railway; and for other Purposes.
Ibid. xxix. An Act to vest the Stainforth and Keadby-Canal in the
Company of Proprietors of the Navigation of the River Dun.
Ibid. XXX. An Act for enlarging, improving, and maintaining the Har
bour of Kirkcaldy in the County of Fife, for regulating the Petty Customs of the Burgh of Kirkcaldy, and for other Purposes relating to the said Harbour and Burgh.
Ibid. xxxi. An Act to amend “The Sunderland Dock Act, 1846," and for other Purposes.
Ibid. xxxii. An Act for defining the Boundaries of the Parishes of
Whittlesey Saint Mary and Whittlesey Saint Andrew in the Isle of Ely in the County of Cambridge for Ecclesiastical Purposes, for the Union of the said Parishes for other Purposes, and for better paving, lighting, watching, cleansing, and otherwise regulating and improving the Town of Whittlesey.
Ibid. xxxiii. An Act for extending the Powers of the London and South
western Railway Company for purchasing Lands for and completing the Works of the Railways from Basingstoke to Salisbury
and from Farnham to Alton ; and for other Purposes. 728 xxxiv. An Act for enabling the Windsor, Staines, and South
western (Richmond to Windsor) Railway Company to make an Extension of their Railway to the Town of New Windsor ; and for other Purposes.
Ibid. xxxv. An Act for the further Improvement of the Borough of Ashton-under-Lyne.
Ibid. xxxvi. An Act to extend the Provisions and enlarge the Powers
of the Staffordshire Potteries Waterworks Act, 1847. Ibid. xxxvii. Au Act, for granting further Powers to the London Gaslight Company.
Ibid. xxxviii. An
xxxviii. An Act to enable the Cockermouth and Workington Rail
way Company to make a Branch Railway to Bridgetoot; and for amending the Act relating to their Railway.
Page 728 xxxix. An Act for vesting the Edinburgh and Glasgow Union
Canal in the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway Company. Ibid. xl. An Act to confer certain Powers on the Railway Passengers Assurance Company.
Ibid. xli. An Act to enable the Chester and Holyhead Railway Company
to raise a further Sum of Money; and for other Purposes. 729 xlii. An Act for making the Parish of Richmond in the County of
Surrey a District Vicarage, by dividing the Vicarage of Kingstonupon Thames and Sheen otherwise Richmond into Two separate Vicarages, and for providing a Stipend and Residence for the Vicar of Richmond aforesaid, and for extinguishing the Vicarial Tithes in the Parish of Richmond, and for other Purposes relating to such Vicarages.
Ibid. xliii. An Act to authorize the Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Carlisle
Railway Company to alter the Alston Branch of their Railway, to make a Branch Bailway therefrom, and for other Purposes.
730 xliv. An Act for consolidating the Trusts of the Truro Turnpike
Roads and the Penryn and Redruth Turnpike Roads in the County of Cornwall, and for making a new Turnpike Road from Bosvigo Bridge to the Turnpike Road from Truro to Redruth, and for making the Road or Highway from Ferris Town to Bosvigo Bridge a Turnpike Road, and for maintaining all such Roads; and for other Purposes.
Ibid. xlv. An Act for amending an Act passed in the Thirty-fifth Year of
the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third for dividing and leasing or letting certain Commons or Waste Grounds within the Borough and Township of Congleton in the County of Chester, and for applying the Profits of Part of the same in aid of the Poor's Rate or other Taxes or public Expenses within the said Township.
Ibid. xlvi. An Act to facilitate the Prosecution of Criminal Offences
before Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in the County of Renfrew, and to simplify the Proceedings therein and lessen the Costs thereof.
Ibid. xlvii. An Act to alter and amend an Act passed in the Ninth
Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled An Act for more effectually amending the Road leading from the Stones End in Blackman Street in the Borough of Southwark in the County of Surrey to Highgate in the County of Sussex, and several other Roads therein mentioned, and for other Purposes relating thereto.
Ibid. xlviii. An Act for the Improvement of the Haven, Bridge, and
Navigation of Great Yarmouth in the County of Norfolk. Ibid. xlix. An Act for rendering valid certain Letters Patent granted
to Joshua Procter Westhead of Manchester, Manufacturer. 731 1. An Act to alter, amend, extend, and enlarge some of the Provi
sions of the several Acts relating to the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, and for making Extensions of some of the Branches of the said Railway, and for making other Provisions in relation
to the said Railway and to the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company.
Page 731 li. An Act for improving the Approaches to the Charing Cross
Bridge on the Surrey Side thereof, and for amending the Acts relating thereto; for authorizing the raising of a further Sum of Money, and for other Purposes.
Ibid. lii. An Act for extending the Time and Powers for making the Ely
and Huntingdon Railway, and for amending the Act relating to the East Anglian Railways.
Ibid. liii. An Act for the Dissolution of the East Lothian Central Rail.
way Company, and for the Abandonment of the Railway. Ibid. liv. An Act to consolidate the several Acts relating to the Stockton
and Darlington Railway Company, to enable the Company to alter their Line of Railway in the Parishes of Egglescliffe and Stockton-on-Tees, and to increase their Capital, and to vest in them the Middlesbrough Dock.
Ibid. ly. An Act to authorize the Shrewsbury and Chester Railway
Company to make certain Branches to the River Dee, with Wharfs and other Conveniences connected therewith, to enter into Agreements for a joint Station at Shrewsbury, and to sub
scribe towards the Shrewsbury and Hereford Railway. Ibid. lvi. An Act for regulating and maintaining Markets in the Town
of Torquay in the County of Devon, and for constructing convenient Market Places therein.
Ibid. Ivii. An Act for repairing the Road leading from Chatteris Ferry
to Wisbech, and from thence to Tid Gote in the Isle of Ely and to Downham Bridge in the County of Norfolk, and to autho. rize the Conversion of the Wisbech and March Low Road into Turnpike.
Ibid. lviii. An Act for enabling the York, Newcustle, and Berwick
Railway Company to make certain Branches in the Counties of Northumberland and Newcastle-upon-Tyne ; and for other Purposes.
732 lix. An Act to alter and amend the Provisions of the several
Acts relating to the Black Sluice Drainage, to extend the Time by “ The Black Sluice Drainage Act, 1846," limited for the Completion of the Works, to authorize the levying and raising of further Rates and Monies, to alter existing Rates and Tolls, and for other Purposes.
lid. Ix. An Act for enabling the York and North Midland Railway
Company to divert their Railways between Market Weighton and Beverley and Copmanthorpe and Tadcaster, all in the County of York; and for other Purposes.
Ibid. lxi. An Act for making a Branch from the Taff Vale Railway to Dowlais, and for other Purposes.
Ibid. lxii. An Act to amend the Acts relating to the Irish Southeastern Railway.
Ibid. lxiii. An Act for maintaining, improving, and keeping in repair
certain Roads in the County of Lanark to be called “ The East and West Lanarkshire Turnpike Roads."
Ibid. lxiv. An Act to extend the present Tinsley and Doncaster Turn
pike Road from Tinsley to Sheffield, and for other Pur. poses.
Ibid. Ixv. An
Ixv. An Act for more effectually managing and repairing the Road
leading from Flimwell Veni in the County of Sussex to the Town and Port of Hastings in the said County.
Page 733 Ixvi. An Act for continuing the Term of an Act passed in the
Third Year of the Reign of His Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled An Act for continuing certain Powers to the Trustees of the New North Road, leading from the South End of Highbury Place, Islington, to Haberdashers Walk in the Parish of Saint Leonard Shoreditch in the County of Middlesex, and for vesting the Management of the said Road in the Metropolis Roads Commissioners, for the Purpose of paying off the Debt due thereon.
hid. Ixvii. An Act to effect the Sale of the Wishaw and Coltness Rail. way to the Caledonian Railway Company.
Ibid. Ixviii. An Act to continue and amend the Powers of an Act for
repairing and improving the Roads from Dublin, by Ashbourne, to Slane and Drogheda.
Ibid. Ixix. An Act for enabling the Dock Company at Kingston-upon
Hull to raise a further Sum of Money; and for amending some of the Provisions of the Acts relating to such Company.
Ibid. Ixx. An Act for better enabling the Rock Life Assurance Com
pany to sue and be sued, and to alter certain Provisions of their Deed of Settlement, and to give further Powers to the Company.
Ibid. Ixxi. An Act to amend the Acts relating to the East Lancashire
Railway Company, and to enable the same Company to make certain Branches at Preston,
Ibid. Ixxii. An Act to authorize the Transfer of the Wilsontown, Morn
ingside, and Coltness Railway to, and to vest the same in, the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway Company.
734 Ixxii. An Act to extend the Time for the Purchase of Lands
required for the widening of the London and Blackwall Railway, and to amend the Acts relating to such Railway.
Ibid. Ixxiv. An Act for vesting in the Lancashire and Yorkshire Rail
way Company and the London and North-western Railway Company the Preston and Wyre Railway, Harbour, and Dock, and
all the Works, Property, and Effects belonging thereto. Ibid. Ixxv. An Act to transfer the Sheffield Canal to the Company of Proprietors of the Navigation of the River Dun.
Ibid. Ixxvi. An Act for more effectually repairing the Commercial Road,
and other Roads connected therewith, in the Counties of Middlesex and Esser.
Ibid. Ixxvii. An Act for confirming and carrying into effect an Arrange
ment made by the Court of Chancery coucerning the Proprietors of the Bowling Iron Company, and for granting certain Powers to the said Company.
Ibid. Ixxviii. An Act for regulating and improving the Markets and Fairs
in the Borough of Louth in the County of Lincoln. Ibid. Ixxix. An Act to enable the Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Company to construct a Low-water Pier and other Works at
Ixxx. An Act to incorporate the Governors of the Hospital for
Consumption and Diseases of the Chest, and to anthorize the Establishment of a Chapel in connexion with the said Hospital, and to enable the said Governors the better to carry on their charitable Designs.
Page 734 kixi. An Act to consolidate into One Act and to amend the Pro
visions of the several Railway and Dock Acts relating to the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway Company, and to amend their Canal Acts.
735 Ixxxii. An Act to amend and extend the Provisions of certain
Acts for inclosing Lands in the Parishes of Binbrooke Saint Mary and Binbrooke Saint Gabriel in the County of Lincoln, and to vary the Awards made thereunder, and to unite the said Parishes.
Ibid. lxxxiii. An Act to incorporate the Great Indian Peninsula Railway
Company, and for other Purposes connected therewith. Ibid. Issxiv. An Act to amend the Acts relating to the Great Northern
Railway, and to make a Diversion of such Railway at Bentleyteith-Arksey in the West Riding of Yorkshire, and to enlarge the
Boston, Lincoln, and London Stations of such Railway. Ibid. lxxxv. An Act to alter and amend some of the Powers and Provi
sions of the Shrewsbury and Birmingham Railway Acts, and to authorize the Formation of certain Branch Railways, a navigable Canal, and other Works connected with the same respectively ; and for other Purposes.
Ibid. lxxxvi. An Act to authorize a Deviation of the Branch Line of the
Stirling and Dunfermline Railway to Alloa Harbour, and the Diversion of certain Works; to extend the Time for the compul
sory Purchase of certain Lands; and for other Purposes. Ibid. Ixxxvii. An Act to amend the several Acts relating to the Lan.
caster and Preston Junction Railway Company, and to transfer the Management of the Railway to the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway Company.
Ibid. kxxxviii. An Act to amend and enlarge the Powers and Provisions
of the Acts relating to the Ardrossan Harbour and to the Glasgou, Kilmarnock, and Ardrossan Railway.
Ibid. Ixxxix. An Act to amend and extend and partly repeal the Provi
sions of an Act of Parliament for erecting the Town of Airdrie into a Burgh; to provide for the Municipal and Police Government of said Burgh, and for the better paving, watching, lighting, and cleansing, and for regulating the Police, and managing the Statute Labour of the said Burgh; for consolidating the Provi
sions of other Acts; and for other Purposes relating thereto. Ibid. xc. An Act to effectuate a Lease of the Glasgow, Barrhead, and
Neilston Direct Railway to the Caledonian Railway Company.
736 xci. An Act for the Incorporation of the General Land Drainage
and Improvement Company, and for facilitating the Execution of Land Drainage and other Improvements.
Ibid. xcii. An Act to amend the Acts relating to the Eastern Union Railway Company.
Ibid. xciii. An