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Travelling People / Re: HOLLAND gypsys
« on: Thursday 06 April 17 19:23 BST (UK)  »
I've spent years looking for my greatgrandmother ,she was married to Frederick Elliott the only clues i have found ,a Christening for one of her children Aaron Elliott giveing father name Fred and mothers name Emily and i fiound a newspaper report called ';'Gypsies Gold ''nameing mrs Emily Elliott Gypsy of East Retford I also found a marriage between Emily Holland and Frederick Elliott ,but not sure if its the correct one .My Elliott family were from Nottinghamshire ,lincs East Retford is a favoured place...Any clues would help ,i think the family diowned her ...i've spokento some of the older members and they know nothing !!  regards   Janey

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Travelling People / Re: How many Baptisms can one child have?
« on: Thursday 22 December 16 18:09 GMT (UK)  »
my brother was christened twice ,this was in the late 1930s ,he was a sickly baby and the family believed being baptised again would drive the sickness out ...my mams family were all Romany and this practice was common amongst them ...
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Travelling People / Re: Cooper - Yorkshire Are they a travelling family
« on: Friday 09 September 16 21:15 BST (UK)  »
''Skelly ''my mams cousin and Kitty used to come and visit my grandad ,''uncle Andra '' I can remember Jeanie who sang .i'm in touch with lots of the family down through great aunt Bella grandads sister ...and sister to Fanny and Violet .

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Travelling People / Re: Wilson
« on: Thursday 08 September 16 20:51 BST (UK)  »
Hi I have a lot of info photos of family Wilson and Foster and i'm in touch with descendants of Andrew Wilson Fannys brother and Bella Wilson Fannys sister .

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Travelling People / Re: Romany DNA - what would you expect to see?
« on: Sunday 29 May 16 22:38 BST (UK)  »
I have Asian .I'm Smith /Elliott /Gray /Wiltshire .Butler /Boswell paternal and Wilson /Burnside /Rhodes maternal .I have a small % which surprised me I thought i would have a lot more ,but it does not work that way .I'm glad i took the test ,found lots of distant cousins and several 3rd cousins ..

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Travelling People / Re: Nellie Davis
« on: Tuesday 05 April 16 00:28 BST (UK)  »
Hi  Vince Smith ,just been looking back and found this post ,my greatgrandad was John Smith ,son of Samuel Smith who was the son of John son of Wisdom son of Jasper .I also read Erics pages on Wisdom Smith and see it states there may also be a son Samuel married to Louise Fletcher .I found the marriage of Samuel to Louise Butler 1867 fathers name John Smith also married same day same place Sidney Smith to Fiance Smith father John Smith witness was Ansel Smith so I think its a good bet that  my Samuel and your Sidnall were brothers 

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Travelling People / Re: Smiths and Butlers
« on: Sunday 03 January 16 19:11 GMT (UK)  »
 Thanks for the reply ,I'm looking for info or where to find it for Romany  Butlers, i don't know the name amonst Romanies or travellers .
Where i wonder was their area ?,my mams family are from Yorkshire and the North and my dads from the Midlands .
thanks ...

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Travelling People / Smiths and Butlers
« on: Sunday 03 January 16 16:18 GMT (UK)  »
after 4 years of searching ,i have moved a step back ,in my Smith family tree ,and i'm now looking for info on the Butler family .Been down many dead ends but i'm finally on the right track [hopefully!] .  ...
.Thomas Butler   
Louisa Butler   
Samuel Smith   
John Smith      
this is 1867 marriage of my dads grandparents ,Louisa Butler and Samuel Smith ,Sms dad was John Smith and Louisas dad Thomas Butler .
Sam and louisa had --John Smith married to AnnJane Deadman daughter of Darrius Deadman and Helen Hodgkinson
John  and AnnJane had --my grandad Ben married to Jinny Elliott
they had my dad Jack 1907 .any info on the Butlers would be much apprieciated ,i have the 1901 census of Louisa and Sam with several of their children stopping in a yard behind St Marks Church in Leicester .I can remember going visiting family in the 1960s theystill used the yard and my dad was born there ...
thanks for any info ...

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Travelling People / Re: Brown and smith family lincolnshire
« on: Friday 15 May 15 14:33 BST (UK)  »
there is a lot of info in the publication ,The Descendants of John and Jemimina Elliott .Vivienne E Halton published by RTFHS Famous Families series .

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