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The Information of Ebenezer Vaughan Jenkins
of Newport in the County of Monmouth taken on Oath
before us two of her Majestys Justices of the Peace
for the County of Monmouth this 19 day of November
1839
Ebenezer Vaughan Jenkins saith I reside in
Newport - at Mr Williams' Druggist in
Commercial Street - I was in Newport
all day on Sunday the third November
instant - about half past ten o'Clock
on Sunday night I went with Mr Lewis
Edwards
to his House in company with
several others in order to protect it
against the Chartists who it had been
rumoured were coming to Newport
I remained at Mr [L.]Edwards' House
until half past seven on the following
Monday Morning - I then left Mr
Edwards'
and proceeded home to Mr Williams'
I informed him that the Chartists were
expected in Newport and that all the
Shops were to be closed - I left Mr Williams
and informed my Father in order to his
being prepared for the Chartists - I
went from my father's house towards
Mr Lewis Edwards' again - I got so
far as Stow Turnpike - - a little the other
side of it when I heard shouting in the
direction of Tredegar Park - I returned
back through the Turnpike and went
so far as the Friars where I remained
a few minutes and listened aga to hear
the Shouting again - I again heard
the Shouting - I then went into a field
near Mr Morgan's House
- I heard
continued Shouting - I went to the
bottom of the Field into the Cardiff
Road
- I asked two men who were
standing on a Wall in the near road
whether they saw any thing - one of
them said ["] The Chartists are coming

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