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Offline amandski

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Goodwin family - potters around Burslem
« on: Wednesday 06 March 19 13:50 GMT (UK) »
Hi all

I am researching my ancestors, who were potters around Stoke-on-Trent. Their birthplaces include Burslem, Tunstall and Wolstanton. The family name is Goodwin and I suspect they are Romany Gypsy travellers but cannot be certain as they are listed as potters, pot sellers, pot packers, pot transferers etc. I wondered if the Goodwin name rang a bell for anyone with family from around that area?

Many thanks,

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Re: Goodwin family - potters around Burslem
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 06 March 19 14:12 GMT (UK) »
What dates are you looking for & are you looking for anyone in particular?

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Re: Goodwin family - potters around Burslem
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 06 March 19 15:47 GMT (UK) »
Amandski; The Book Of Bob (Clicky) cites Goodwin as a name recorded as given my Gypsys, in the Midlands.

Sadly, in this rare instance, that's All he has  :-\
GAITES (Alverstoke / Bath Pre 1850)
CURTIS (Portsmouth & 1800's Berkshire).
BURGE (Dorset, Somerset and Hampshire)
HUNTLEY (Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex, 'Surroundings')