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Nottingham stopping ground-Smiths Field? Help
« on: Friday 24 May 19 18:07 BST (UK) »
I have a question for people in the know...

A camp site has started to interest me...
I wondered if any one knows of the history of it.

Date 1900 -/+ 10 years, area Nottingham, name Smiths field meadow road?

I have censuses of great uncles and aunties being there in caravans, and now have the name turn up on a birth certificate for a cousin. I would love to hear about this place and its history.
Wilsher, Wilshire, Wilshaw, Wilcher, Wiltshire
Boyling, Boylin, Boilin
Woodward
Nelson
Winter, Winters
Gregory
Knight
Smith

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Re: Nottingham stopping ground-Smiths Field? Help
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 10 July 19 12:59 BST (UK) »
Hi,
Would you mind sharing the names of your relatives that were there at the time...  I have a lot relatives that were in Nottingham during the 1901 and 1911 census... 
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Smith, Plumb, Booth, Slater, Purdy, Clayton, Loveridge
Gray, Parker, Elliott, Wright, Towle, Wesseldine, Margot's, Bacon, Blankley, Goodwin, Stafford.

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Re: Nottingham stopping ground-Smiths Field? Help
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 10 July 19 13:10 BST (UK) »
The Meadows is an area of Nottingham south of the railway station. Wonder if that's the area.
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Re: Nottingham stopping ground-Smiths Field? Help
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 10 July 19 13:13 BST (UK) »
I'm sure it's the same area as my Smith/Bacon etc...  Hawthorne Rd, Cremone area??
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Smith, Plumb, Booth, Slater, Purdy, Clayton, Loveridge
Gray, Parker, Elliott, Wright, Towle, Wesseldine, Margot's, Bacon, Blankley, Goodwin, Stafford.

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Re: Nottingham stopping ground-Smiths Field? Help
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 10 July 19 13:18 BST (UK) »
Cremorne area is part of the Meadows
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Re: Nottingham stopping ground-Smiths Field? Help
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 10 July 19 18:09 BST (UK) »
A great many of my Wilsher family... my 3rd great grand parents and 4th great uncles and aunties, I am interested in the grounds....
Wilsher, Wilshire, Wilshaw, Wilcher, Wiltshire
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Re: Nottingham stopping ground-Smiths Field? Help
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 11 July 19 09:09 BST (UK) »
Our William Smith was in Watson's Yard Wilford Rd area with a William Wilshire, all in Vans...  Others members of the family were in some waste ground in Hawthorne Rd,  I've not heard it referred to as Smiths field...  I have heard though many years ago the the Miths own a field at Bobbers Mill where they over winter their vans.
Kazi
Smith, Plumb, Booth, Slater, Purdy, Clayton, Loveridge
Gray, Parker, Elliott, Wright, Towle, Wesseldine, Margot's, Bacon, Blankley, Goodwin, Stafford.

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Re: Nottingham stopping ground-Smiths Field? Help
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 11 July 19 09:48 BST (UK) »
Well the area I talk of is defo called Smith fields, kings meadow road Nottingham...

I have this on census records and birth certificates, the William you talk of, I believe to be my 4 th great uncle.

There is a case where he and his son also William were having a fight with the smith family in a caravan...
Wilsher, Wilshire, Wilshaw, Wilcher, Wiltshire
Boyling, Boylin, Boilin
Woodward
Nelson
Winter, Winters
Gregory
Knight
Smith

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Re: Nottingham stopping ground-Smiths Field? Help
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 11 July 19 10:31 BST (UK) »
I think I've found your Wm Wilshire in a newspaper report where our relatives attacked him in his caravan over a debt!!!  I'm away at the mo, but will dig it our when I'm back.
Kazi
Smith, Plumb, Booth, Slater, Purdy, Clayton, Loveridge
Gray, Parker, Elliott, Wright, Towle, Wesseldine, Margot's, Bacon, Blankley, Goodwin, Stafford.