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What is a rully?

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What is a rully?

Posted: 27 Nov 2012 11:07AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Nov 2012 11:09AM GMT
Surnames: Winn
Hoping someone can help me, I have found a newspaper report date 1857 about the death of one of my ggg uncles (George Winn) in Hull, yorkshire, england. The report says that he was crushed to death at a railway goods yard between a rully which was laden with 3 tons of manganese, and the platform. Unfortunately despite their being a surgeon attending him almost immediately he died about 15 minutes after the accident. He was 10 years old.

My question is, what is a rully?

Thank you,
Debbie.
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lander17 27 Nov 2012 6:07PM GMT 
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