A Riot at Bangor.

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For North Wales Weekly News. Refers to the time of the construction of the Chester and Holyhead Railway in the 1840s with ill-feeling having arisen between the Welshmen working on the contract and the Irish labourers also working on the contract who were willing to work for less wages . Magistrates had to read the Riot Act and call for the aid of the military.