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and some a shilling some 6d and some 3 pence - Jack
Barrill
collected that - that to form a fund for to clear
them that was in Prison - it was called the defence fund
William Williams a Collier at Pentwynmawr was very
active, he had some weapon in his hand - I saw him first
on the Tram road at Gelly grose - He ordered the men to
fall in. I saw him in the Park, he was ordering there, he
was one of the leading men, he walked abreast of the 10th
man - Williams the Shoemaker of Blackwood had a
Pike - I saw him first at Gelly grose , he was a leading
man. He came down all the way - I saw him come
through the Machine Gate out of the Park - I saw
John Batten's two sons - I saw them at Gelly grose , one
had a cleaver, it was Bill had a cleaver and the other had
some weapon - I saw them in the Park - I saw them
coming out of the Park through the Gate - I saw them
at Pye Corner and I saw them at the Welsh Oak and I saw
them at the Waterloo - they were very active - Fisher
carried a mandril - when we came to Risca Haynes had
one of the handles of the mandrill - they were very active
_____________________(signed) Israel Furman

[in l. margin]

Wm Williams

Williams
Blackwood

Bill Jno Batten }
a cleaver}
Query 3 sons
John [Batten] }
Thos [Batten] }
Bill[Batten] }

Fisher a }
Mandrill }
Haynes
Mandrill Handle}
active}

Taken before us on oath
this 10th November1839.
signed} James Coles}
______Octavius Morgan }
Two of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace
for the County of Monmouth

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