James Parry – 1909

Evening Express August 20th 1909

James Parry, Black Beech Farm at Usk County Court on Thursday sued Edwin Baker, Ynys-y-Pwcca for claim to growing wheat.

Mr Hayward, Abergavenny, represented the plaintiff and Mr Everett, Pontypool, defended.

It was said the defendant’s cattle broke into the growing wheat in May and did a lot of damage. defendant suggested the damaged was caused by rabbits from the wood.

Several witnesses were called including Mr Montague Harris, valuer, Abergavenny, Mr Pitten, auctioneer and valuer, Pontypool.

His Honour gave judgement for £5 5s damages.


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