They also maintain ancient traditions and a societal structure revolving entirely around the family.By contrast, fairy tales and Hollywood churn out images of Gypsies as romantic nomads and cunning thieves: aimless wanderers with not a care for the past and no plans for the future; just read a fortune, steal a chicken and move on to the next town.To be of Gypsy or Traveler background is something special, something to be treasured along with the language, customs, and cultural values embodied in a unique way of life.If you want to learn more about your family and your ethnic group, whether you be of Cale, Hungarian-Slovak, Ludar, Rom, Romnichel or Sinti Gypsy or American (Roader), English, German, Irish or Scotch Traveler background we will provide you with an interactive forum for asking questions, finding lost relatives, guidance to accurate sources, exchanging information as well as just keeping in touch with your own kind.Good sized doors and windows waggon on 9ft x 5ft dray in great condition.Nice swan neck shafts, nicely shaped swooped steps, good sized bed spot, (6ft 6 inch x 2ft 4inch closed and 6'6" x 4ft when fully pulled out), good wheels and springs, opening back sash window, good sheet, pan box, two drawers under the bed spot with two cupboards under them, nicely painted no rot anywhere. Ideal for holiday homes, extremely fashionable for spare rooms, horse fairs, vintage rallies, garden parties etc, just a step back in the past. Ireland 07802392463 or 07849881936 Bought as a restoration project, but now being reluctantly sold due to lack of time and a change in circumstance. Currently being kept in the Midlands on the Warwickshire / Leicestershire border. Beautifully balanced,and runs like a silver cross pram!Newspaper headlines talk of being "gypped" and police officers declare themselves experts on "Gypsy Crime" (just imagine a "Jewish Crime" specialist! They get away with it because most people think that "Gypsy" describes anyone who fits the popular traveler fantasy.
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The names used by the gypsies are usually the same as those of the people in the country they are residing.
One exclusive feature of the Roma Gypsies is that they are not particular to gender or styling when selecting a name, and can go by the whim. Vadoma is probably the Romany feminine form of the Russian name Vadim.
This site pledges to correct such misinformation and to present an accurate and unbiased view of traveling life as it has unfolded since the your ancestors first set foot in the New World.
Preservation of your ethnic heritage and pride in your own ethnic identity are some of the most valuable assets that any parents can leave to their children and grandchildren.