Q: (By a Lord) When was it?
A: In January last
Mr. Paget: Were there a great number of rate payers there?
A: A great number, 500 or 600
Q: And I believe a petition was entrusted to the members of the Borough, and also presented to the House of Peers
A: It was
Q: In what state was the Borough of Sunderland with regards to its sewerage at present time?
A: It is exceedingly defective. In fact there is little or no sewerage worth the name
Q: In what part of Sunderland do you reside
A: In Fawcett Street
The witness points out the position of the same to the Committee