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Mary is a Traveller who developed a love of education, which she has tried to instil in others. She talks in detail about her experience of being a Traveller and about the lives of older generations and the history of her community.
Mary was born in…

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Eileen Jones (b. 1931) was born in Millfield Cottages. When she was 4 years old her family moved to Welsh’s Lane in Blackpool; members of her extended family lived nearby. Her mother was born in 1896. Her father was a builder’s labourer.
There was…

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Brigid is a Traveller. She talks about her childhood within an extended family, and about Traveller heritage and culture.
Brigid talks about growing up quickly within an extended family. She describes adult life in a caravan and the difficulties of…
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