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From: Charani <>
Subject: Re: [CORNISH] baptismal records, C. of E., after 1850 & IVEY
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2006 07:58:11 +0000
> There was also an occupation of "(gypsy) brush maker". Would that
> have been a Romany, or did it just mean the man traveled?
That would have been a Romany, not a gypsy in the modern sense where
the word is frequently wrongly used to describe diddicoys, Irish
tinkers, "New Age" travellers and similar.