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From: "Martin Briscoe" <>
Subject: Re: [LAN] Gypsy encampments
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 12:12:16 -0000
I did come across a lot of family groups in Yorkshire villages in some
censuses where every member was "N.K." for name, age, occupation, place of
>From some who gave their place of birth they appeared to be Irish itinerant
workers (living in tents I seem to remember).
You could try searching for names like that as I suspect that some of the
Gypsies might be similarly suspicious of authority.
M&LFHS | Gwynedd FHS
> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Christopher Gleave
> Sent: 01 February 2007 12:04
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> Subject: [LAN] Gypsy encampments
> Can anyone tell me if there were ever any Gypsy encampments
> in the Stockport and surrounding areas.
> Many Thanks, Chris
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