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Re: Major Boswell
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 02 October 11 16:57 BST (UK) »

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Re: Major Boswell
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 25 October 11 00:16 BST (UK) »
I am related to boswells that are of romany decent,i will ask them for you and if they may have any information i will pass it on through pm
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Re: Major Boswell
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 02 November 11 07:38 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Rab C... that would be great! :-)

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Re: Major Boswell
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 03 November 11 15:55 GMT (UK) »
Im terrible for not keeping track of where I pick up notes - it may have come from the JGLS or one of the old books like "Gypsies of Britain" or "Gypsies Parson" but I have a note saying Mary Linyans mother was a Matilda Boswell. That may or may not be useful and remember its only reputed- not fact until you find a reliable ref for it. :)

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Re: Major Boswell
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 03 April 19 19:24 BST (UK) »
I have a question was there another Major Boswell I found some records.

There is this Major Boswell b 1844 -died 1885 Chorlton Lancashire aged 41

1871 Census Marthall cum Warford Cheshire this Major has a mother with him Delilah b 1800 Birmingham

John Boswell 17 Jun 1862
Baptism Place:   Packwood, Warwickshire,  Major & Eliza ( tinker)

OConnor Boswell 12 Jul 1867
Baptism Place:   Mobberley,Cheshire,England Major Eliza

Closier Wall Boswell 28 Jan 1873 ( female)
Baptism Place:   Bowdon, Cheshire, England - Major & Eliza

Expenena Boswell 1 Oct 1878
Baptism Place:   West Gorton, All Saints, Lancashire, England to Major and Eliza, his occupation is given as Chairbottomer maker.

It cannot be same Major Boswell who died/ buried 1870 in Stone, Staffordshire, England

Any help please
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Re: Major Boswell
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 14 April 19 18:46 BST (UK) »
This could be an earler Major there is the later Major in  Perthshire Advertiser 26th May 1870, or they could be the same person

Saturday 11 March 1837
 Leicester Chronicle
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MARY LINION, and EDINGAL, ALFRED, and MAJOR BOSWELL, gipsies, were indicted for fraudulently obtaining half-a-dozen silver tea-spoons, the property of Mr. Thomas Shepherd, of Barrow-upon- Soar, on the Ist of April, 1835 ; but the case was not brought into Court.

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Re: Major Boswell
« Reply #15 on: Monday 15 April 19 06:57 BST (UK) »
There was certainly more than one Major Boswell.
The early one b1780 Bloxham Ox to John & Sarah married Lucy Boswell and Mary Linyon who’s mother was reputedly a Boswell.
The later one was son of Delere (1881 census Cheshire), or Delilah (1871 Cheshire). I believe this is Deleta widow of Clark Boswell.

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Re: Major Boswell
« Reply #16 on: Monday 15 April 19 16:13 BST (UK) »
Thank you both for replies, I am not sure its Deleta wife of Clark who is mother of this Major, as she died in 1844 Risbridge Suffolk according to records if correct,so would not be living in 1871. I think Deliah is in 1880  USA Oakland, Alameda, California, as sister of Josiah Boswell b 1823 England and he appears to be the son of Edward Boswell and Phillis Lee. ( known as Devonshire Boswells)
Delia Boswell was baptised 5 Feb 1808 :Paignton,Devon,England > Edward and Phillie.

It seems she then returned to UK to be found in 1881 Derbyshire Tinknall living alone.I have not located a death though.
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Re: Major Boswell
« Reply #17 on: Sunday 21 April 19 08:48 BST (UK) »
There was certainly more than one Major Boswell.
The early one b1780 Bloxham Ox to John & Sarah married Lucy Boswell and Mary Linyon who’s mother was reputedly a Boswell.
The later one was son of Delere (1881 census Cheshire), or Delilah (1871 Cheshire). I believe this is Deleta widow of Clark Boswell.

Mary Linyon and Major Boswell's elopement is mentioned in the chapter "Henry Boswell 'King of the Gypsies'" in part 1 of Richard Edmund's "The Early Romany Boswells a Family History 1650-1810"

There are 15 references for the given name Major and 5 for the surname Linyan or Linian in part 2.

Gypsy DRAPERs, children of Billy and Mary - Ellen,Darnity,Spencer,Billy Jnr,Kisby,Ellick
Descendants of Fred and Esther (Garrett) WHITLOCK - Wavendon, Woburn Sands area
Descendants of George and Barbara (Willis) SUTTON - Earls Barton and Nether Heyford
BISSELL - Hanslope, New Bradwell, Bucks and Aston, Birmingham area
Lavinia DRAPER died 1840 Cranfield
Gypsies in the Bow Brickhill and Beds/Bucks border areas