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Thomas Williams of Tredegar Shopman
he and abiding at the house of Thomas Parry - abiding at the at Tredegar Ebbw Vale -
states - On Sunday Evening the 3rd November
I was at the Lamb Beer house at Ebbw Vale
kept by Wm Adams - My father lodges there -
He is blind - Between 6 & 7 that Evening about
20 or 30 men came into the house - they had some
beer & paid for it one of them told me if I did not hide * - they were armed with spears
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pikes & such like - they staid about 10 minutes -
About an hour after another party came had
beer & went away - they were also armed - I did
not hear any conversation-
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One of the first party told me if I did not hide
I should be forced to go with them I therefore
went with my father into an inner room, my
Grandfather & Grandmother, Richard Samuels & his
Wife were also there - & the Landlady locked us
in from the outside - My Father & myself
went to bed about 1/2 past 11 - When we had
been there about 1/2 an hour four men came
into the house & asked in Welsh whether there
were any men in the house & said they had authority

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