Tinkers come round in carts or caravans and go from town to town selling baskets and mats.Some of the names are - Murphy, Doran, Cash, Connors, Byrne.
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Tinkers come to the houses in twos and threes begging and trying to sell things made of tin, mats or lace. The [sic] travel in spring-drays or caravans and camp beside the roads. They usually come before a fair and the same families come every time. The [sic] steal things often.