ROMANY GYPSY TRAILERS

A good turnout...........1930. Eccles trailer, square tent for living, note the tall stovepipe to prevent hot ashes landing on the canvas, smart car too! Does anybody know who these people are?
photo thanks to Davy Jones.

1933. Interior of an Eccles 'showmans'. Sumptuous living! unkn

Davy Jones Grandfathers turnout, a great period photo. 1940's photo D.Jones

  moving on a few years..........
left is a picture of a 1956 Fairholme 22', popular with Travellers as was the Siddal shown below, this one a 1957 van. Although not 'showmans' proper, you can see
the appeal. Immediately below 1959 Vickers Lunedale.

59 Lunedale 20'

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1957 Siddal 'Torbay'

left. The very popular
Eccles Traveller,often
known as the 'threepenny-bit' Eccles due to the bay windows.

photo Davy Jones.

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A 1936 V8 Woody and a 1936 Winchester Royal on Brough Hill fair.
photo from Mr. Alan Boswell who says in its day it would have been known as a 'good yoke'

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