Eviction of Gipsies, Eccleshall,

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Date:1906

Description:In 1906 there were reports of 'German Gipsies' who had migrated from Prussia, who were travelling the country thieving and committing acts of violence. The police were forced to move them out.

In this postcard the gipsies are travelling along Stone Road.

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Image courtesy of: Harvey, Trevor

Donor ref:T. Harvey No., PT00050, img: 2017 (18/2459)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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