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on Saturday by Mr Pontin & am going to
England. I neither met any nor
passed any between Risca & this place

George Evans I am a single man
a Collier I am a banker [*] at present
at Mr Thomas Pontins who manages the
place work for Mr Prothero - left his fathers
house about 7 or 8 o'clock the ev[en]ing his father
lives at Pontaberpengam . We came from
Pontaperpengam to Gellygross & from Gellygross
by the tramroad to Risca & from Risca along
the turnpike road to Newport. Neither of
us had any arms. We got to Gellygross
between 8 & 9 & to Risca about 11 or 12. We
came with about a couple of hundred men.
when we started from home & came in with

[ * i.e. banker/ banksman/ of coals]



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