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218. To enable the London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway Company to make new lines of railway to Mitcham, Sutton, and Tooting, in Surrey, and to connect the same with other railways.
220. To authorise the construction of a railway in the county of Northampton, to be called the Northampton and Banbury Junction Railway.
221. To enable the North-Eastern Railway Company to construct branch railways at Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Starbeck.
222. For making a railway from Peterborough to Thorney, Wisbeach, and Sutton.
223. To vest the undertaking of the Dundee and Perth and Aberdeen Railway Junction Company, and their interest in the Dundee and Newtyle Railway, in the Scottish Central Railway Company.
224. To enable the Waterford and Passage Railway Company to extend their railway to the south-west shore of the estuary of the river Suir at Passage, and in connection therewith to establish, make, and maintain ferries on or across the said estuary.
225. To authorise the Great Eastern Railway Company to run steam vessels between Harwich and certain foreign ports.
226. To authorise the North British Railway Company to run steam vessels between Port Carlisle and Silloth and Belfast.
227. To confer further powers on the London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway Company with reference to the widening and improvement of the Pimlico Railway.
229. To authorise the construction of a railway from Newry to Carlingford Lough, and of a pier and other works in connection therewith.
230. For making a railway from the West Cornwall Railway at or near Saint Erth to the town of Saint Ives in Cornwall.
231. To unite and amalgamate the undertaking of the Dundee and Arbroath Railway Company with the undertaking of the Scottish North-Eastern Railway Company, and to regulate the management of and confer additional powers on the united Company.
232. For changing the name of the Isle of Wight Eastern Section Railway Company, and for authorising them to make and maintain railways (the central lines) in extension of their authorised railways (the eastern lines), and to raise moneys for the purpose, and to make arrangements with other companies.
233. For making a railway from the Irish North-Western Railway at Dundalk to Greenore in the county of Louth.
234. For incorporating a company for making a railway from the Sidmouth Railway, near Tipton, to Budleigh-Salterton.
235. For making railways in the county of Northumberland from the Wansbeck Railway in the parish of Hartburn to the parish of Ford, and thence to the Berwick and Kelso branch of the North-Eastern Railway.
236. To empower the Irish North-Western Railway Company to extend their railway along the quays of Dundalk.
237. To authorise the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway Company to make a railway to South Queensferry, with subsidiary branches and works.
238. To enable the North-Eastern Railway Company to construct a railway from the Hull and Selby Railway at Staddlethorpe to the authorised line of the South Yorkshire Railway near Thorne, with two branches therefrom; and to raise additional capital.
V. NAVIGATION :
Rivers :—100. For the improvement by the Coleraine Town Commissioners of the navigation of the river Bann.
184. To enable the trustees of Newhaven Harbour and Ouse Lower Navigation to form a new cut for diverting the channel of the river Ouse, and to construct a road, tramway, and other works for the improvement of the said harbour and navigation.
Docks, &c.:-16. To enable William Earl of Lonsdale to make and maintain a wet dock at Workington, and a railway therefrom to join the Whitehaven Junction Railway, in lieu of the dock or tidal basin and railway authorised by The Workington Dock Act, 1861.
49. To amend the acts relating to the Wear Navigation and Sunderland Docks, and to authorise the making of additional works.
54. To enable the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board to extend the North River wall at Liverpool, and to raise a further sum of money.
89. For vesting the harbour of Barrow in Lancashire in the Furness Railway Company; for enabling the said Company to construct a dock and other works at Barrow, and to raise further capital.
102. For authorising the Company of Proprietors of the Southampton and Itchen Floating Bridge and Roads to improve their present works, and to establish a new floating jetty, and to raise further moneys.
111. To authorise the construction of docks at Tranmere Pool in Cheshire.
119. For the consolidation of the acts relating to the port and harbour of Southampton, and of the acts relating to the Southampton Pier, and for constituting one united body or harbour board for such port, harbour, and pier, with further powers.
219. For authorising the construction of a dock and railways and other works upon or near Neyland Pill at Milford Haven.
228. To incorporate a company for constructing docks, warehouses, and other works in the parish of Saint Mary, Battersea, in the county of Surrey.
VI. PRIVATE REGULATION :The eight acts under this head are all relating to private estates. Of one of these Private Acts, that for Regulating the Traffic in the City of London (No. 206), a short notice may be given. It empowers the Lord Mayor and the Court of Aldermen to make Bye-laws “ for regulating the several routes to be followed, and the particular streets or portions of streets to be used, by all or any of the Omnibuses, Metropolitan Stage Carriages, Vans, and other Carriages licensed for the conveyance of passengers at separate fares, and for preventing unreasonable obstructions in such streets in any case where the same may be thronged or liable to be obstructed by reason of the amount or nature of the traffic: For regulating the height and width to which Carts, Waggons, Drays, and other Vehicles for the conveyance of goods, wares, and merchandise using the Streets of the City between the Hours of 9 A.M. and 6 P.M. may be laden, and for regulating the breadth between the outsides of the wheels of any such vehicle ; provided that no vehicle in use at the time of the passing of this Act shall be required to be altered : For determining the period of the day and night during which Carts, Waggons, or other Vehicles wholly or partially laden with timber, scaffolding and other poles, logs of wood, masts, spars, and other articles and things, whether consisting of wood, metal, or any other material exceeding 25 feet in length,
or 8 feet 6 inches in breadth, may, by reason of the amount of traffic in the streets, be allowed to pass or be prohibited from passing: For regulating the mode in which Cabs or Hackney Carriages shall be distinguished when empty and when actually plying for hire : For determining the period of the day during which coals may be delivered into cellars through openings in the streets : For appointing places at which Street Shoeblacks may stand to exercise their calling, and for determining the number of shoeblacks who may stand at each of such places, and for preventing unreasonable obstructions at such places.' Any infringement of these Bye-laws subjects the offender to a penalty of not more than 40s. for each offence, and to imprisonment in case of non-payment. The Bye-laws are not to come into operation until one month from their having received the approval of the Secretary of State, and a month's public notice is to be given of the intention to apply for such removal. The Bye-laws are to be printed, to be publicly exhibited, and to be supplied to the public at a price not exceeding one penny, "[The Lord Mayor and Aldermen on Oct. 20 issued the Bye-laws that are to be acted on after the necessary interyal for approval and notice.]
XIII.-SUMMARY OF PUBLIC PETITIONS.
Session 26 & 27 Victoriæ.
under Seal. Petitions on Parliamentary Subjects
No. of Signatures.
Opening on Sunday.
In Favour of Opening on Sunday
- Bill - Against
Against Interference with Present
quiry into Law of Assignment Established Church (Ireland)-For Inquiry Intoxicating Liquors For Prohibiting
Sale on Sunday
Deceased Wife's Sister
Total on Ecclesiastical Subjects
Epping or Waltham Forest—For Inquiry
into Sale of Crown Rights and In
closures. Fisheries-For Inquiry into Causes of De
crease of Fish
in Certain Cases
ation of Law
ation of Law Metropolis Turnpike Roads Acts Amend
ment Bill-Against .
Force Amalgamation-Against .
Alteration of Law
Children)-For Inquiry into Alleged