SECOND MEMORIAL

ON THE 26/07/2015 WE REPLACED THE OLD MEMORIAL THAT THAT HAD BEEN MOVED INTO THE GROUNDS OF THE SOHO FOUNDRY TAVERN WITH THIS NEW INDIAN GRANITE STONE.

ETCHED ON THE NEW MEMORIAL IS A SCENE OF THE BLACK PATCH ROMANY GYPSY CAMP

ETCHED ON THE NEW MEMORIAL IS A SCENE OF THE BLACK PATCH ROMANY GYPSY CAMP

Michael Chaplin eldest son of Charlie Chaplin came over from the south of France to unveil the monument. Michael and some members of the Chaplin family have visited our group meeting for a number of years investigating a claim that Charlie was born in the queens caravan on the Black Patch, the story is on the Charlie Chaplin page.

                           MICHAEL CHAPLIN 26/07/15 WITH A PHOTO OF HIS DAD CHARLIE INSERTED

                           MICHAEL CHAPLIN 26/07/15 WITH A PHOTO OF HIS DAD CHARLIE INSERTED

MICHAEL CHAPLIN AND TED RUDGE ON THE BRIDGE AT BLACK PATCH PARK

MICHAEL CHAPLAIN  AND HIS SON IN LAW ASH BHALA  

TWO DISPLAYS IN THE MARQUE OUR GROUP DISPLAY AND THE ROMANY ROUTES DISPLAY OF GYPSY BOOKS AND FAMILY HISTORY INFORMATION.

JOSIE TOMBS WITH HER ROMANY RESEARCH DISPLAYED AND A MODEL VARDER (CARAVAN) BELONGING TO HER HUSBAND BILL

INSIDE THE SOHO FOUNDRY TAVERN

ASH BHALA, MICHAEL CHAPLIN, TED RUDGE AND SUSAN ARTHUR

BEVERLEY WALKER, MICHAEL CHAPLIN AND JOSIE TOMBS.

            CAROL BROADHURST AND MICHAEL CHAPLIN.                                                         

TED RUDGE AND JOHN LOVERIDGE

 

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