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Could I be gypsy
« on: Thursday 26 July 18 20:18 BST (UK) »
Hello there,
I am requesting some help today please as I could not find anything like this on the internet. I am looking to find out whether I am gypsy or if not what the proper name for my type of family could be. Basically, my grandad used to go into the closest city with other family members and other local gypsy and fairground kids starting fights with people. My grandad also used to have a lot of fights with people and apparently mostly won. My dad and uncle lived in a caravan for a bit of time, I think they travelled a bit Iím not sure though. I also have a massive family who all live close to me, and we are all very close to each other and family is very important to us. We have lived on farms and countrysides for ages and we owned a lot of horses and used to have a racehorse. Apparently my surname is a gypsy surname but not everyone with my surname could be related though. My dad also allows me to drink a bit around family. I donít think I have gypsy blood but Iím not sure so I would like help please. Thanks

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Re: Could I be gypsy
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 26 July 18 20:52 BST (UK) »
Welcome to rootschat. crazyshotgug69.

Is your grandfather still alive?
If he has died could you give some information about him, such as full name and where and when he died, and was born?

You have said in another post that you are from near Romsey, is that where you believe your family has always lived?

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Re: Could I be gypsy
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 26 July 18 20:59 BST (UK) »
Welcome to rootschat. crazyshotgug69.

Is your grandfather still alive?
If he has died could you give some information about him, such as full name and where and when he died, and was born?

You have said in another post that you are from near Romsey, is that where you believe your family has always lived?
Hello thank you for helping.
My grandfather is not here anymore, his name was Barry Webb, I believe he died between January 2012 and January 2017, not sure when he was born. And yes we have have lived in the countryside area around romsey for as far as I can think of, mostly around areas such as Carters Clay, Lockerley, Awbridge and most areas around there.
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« Reply #3 on: Thursday 26 July 18 21:04 BST (UK) »
Approximate age at death?

Has his wife died, and any details for her if so?


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Re: Could I be gypsy
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 26 July 18 21:05 BST (UK) »
Welcome to rootschat. crazyshotgug69.

Is your grandfather still alive?
If he has died could you give some information about him, such as full name and where and when he died, and was born?

You have said in another post that you are from near Romsey, is that where you believe your family has always lived?
Also if it may help anymore, my dad has always been interested in buying a caravan, and my family is very gypsy-like. Also I feel I get on better with a gypsy family near me than most people.

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« Reply #5 on: Thursday 26 July 18 21:07 BST (UK) »
There was a Barry N Webb living at Carters Clay Farm in 2006 - your grandfather, or  father or uncle?

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« Reply #6 on: Thursday 26 July 18 21:09 BST (UK) »
Barry Norman Webb died in 2014 in Salisbury hospital - your grandfather?


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Re: Could I be gypsy
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 26 July 18 21:10 BST (UK) »
Approximate age at death?

Has his wife died, and any details for her if so?
His wife has not died, and his approximate age of death I cannot work out but his wife is 70 this year and they were in the same year at school so he would of been around 70 this year.

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« Reply #8 on: Thursday 26 July 18 21:10 BST (UK) »
Barry Norman Webb died in 2014 in Salisbury hospital - your grandfather?
Yes thatís him