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To prove
that Witness was pressed by an armed party of men at Cros-y-
Cylog
, about 8 a.m. on Monday 4th Novr saw Prisoner William
Jones
with them at Malpas, he directed them up a lane which
leads into the road to Risca. There they were stopped by the
report of a Collier that they had been worsted at Newport - On
hearing this the prisoner William Jones said "then we are done"
at that time there were about 2000 on the road - Witness saw
Aust there who had a Gun. _____________________Call

To prove
that Witness was at breakfast between 8 and 9 a.m. Monday
4th Novr at Mr. Prothero's at Malpas. Heard a noise in the
Stable Yard. On going out Witness saw the Mob forcing the
Coachman and they collared him - some were armed, one with
a Hatchet. Witness heard the Mob ask where Jones was
and saw prisoner come forward - Witness saw Aust among
them with a Gun. At Malpas Turnpike Gate the Mob turned
up a lane across the Canal, Witness saw prisoner in the lane
with them - After going a long way up the lane saw a dozen or
more coming in the direction from Newport - Witness heard that
the Soldiers had fired - and that several were dead. Witness saw the
prisoner at that time consulting with the Mob. __________ Call

To prove
that Witness heard prisoner lecture at Sirhowy and tell the
Chartists what they ought to have - Witness saw prisoner on
Monday 4th between 11 and 12 at High Cross Public House which
is on the Turnpike Road from Risca to Newport - Witness saw
saw him come up a field on the side of the canal and over a
stile into the high road with about 50 or 60 armed men - others
who appeared to be coming in the direction from Newport were
running - Prisoner enquired why they were running away and
said that Dr Price was coming to meet him with 7 pieces
of Cannon - He said that if the men did not stand true
he should be hanged and the other ringleaders
_____ Call

To prove
that on the 7th Novr Witness assisted in apprehending the
prisoner who was armed with a loaded pistol and had fled
into a wood at Crumlin - Powder, Balls, and Copper Caps
were found upon him. ________________________ Call

To prove
that he assisted in apprehending and searching the prisoner

[l. margin]
pressed Jones

Jones
Aust

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Jones

[r. margin]
Christopher Kidner
of LLanfrechfa
Butcher
42.


John Mathews
Gardener to
Mr Prothero
43.


Edward Dorey
Carpenter Risca
44.


William Evans
of Crumlin
Coal Master
45

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