A History of STOKE GIFFORD & Nearby Parishes
Edited by Adrian Kerton
Ros Broomhead writes: There were no houses in Gypsy Patch Lane, which was a favourite site for gypsies to camp. Gypsies had been camping on the roadside for many years and that is in fact, how it got its name of Gypsy Patch Lane.
This photo was not taken at Gypsy Patch lane but is typical of the time.