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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Viney Hill, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Funeral service of Romany Gypsy Royalty - Xavier Petulengro.

    LS Coffin of being carried into church for service. GV Church, people in foreground. MS Gypsy people walking towards camera carrying flowers and playing musical instruments. Various shots of funeral service at graveside showing four Gypsy musicians, Petulengro's sister and large crowd of sightseers. VS of graveside and flowers. GV Crowd outside cottage at Viney Hill, where Petulengro's best friend lived.

    (Orig.Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 21/06/1957.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    83386
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2878.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:56:00 / 01:21:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 2978 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2978 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Romanies Gloucestershire
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Gypsy Petulengro's name was Xavier Petulengro.

    On the wreath seen at 01:38, "Lavanya" was his sister.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the first name. Nice to add it to our description.

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