Romany & Traveller Family History Society

Links to Other Sites

Gypsies  
Gypsy Collections at the University of Liverpool Books, manuscripts, prints, photographs, sound recordings
Fred Shaw's Photographs at University of Liverpool Photographs dating from the 1890s to the 1940s - New
Gypsy Links from Cyndi's List Links to Gypsy-related sites
Gypsy Links from the Open Directory Project Links to Gypsy-related sites
Gypsy Lore Society Based in the USA
The Patrin Web Journal Romani Culture and History
Romani Language By Fergus Smith
Romani Linguistics  From the University of Manchester Romani Project
Romany Gypsy Photograph Collection By Barrie Law
Robert Dawson Gypsy and Traveller specialist - books - genealogy index
Romany Road  Recollections of Romany life
Romanygenes  By Sue Day - includes parish register entries
Chimney Sweeper Index By Amanda Ball
Gypsy Church - from Tin Tabernacles The Gypsy Church at Bramdean Hampshire
Gypsy Church - from Tin Tabernacles via Wyrdlight The Gypsy Church at Bramdean Hampshire
The Living Album - Hampshire's Gypsy Heritage  A project co-ordinated by Hampshire Record Office
A Visit to a Hampshire Hop Garden  Nineteenth century lantern slides depicting Gypsies
Gypsies in Dorset  From Lyme Regis Museum - includes photographs
Tracing Gypsy and Traveller Ancestors in Surrey  From Surrey History Centre - New
History of the Traveller Community in Sussex By John Cheves - downloadable booklet - New
Romani Cymru  Romany Wales Project
Travelling Ahead - New Website for young Gypsies and Travellers in Wales
The Scottish Gypsies Scottish Gypsy Families
Romany Roots  A selection of articles from BBC Kent
Gypsy Waggons  GypsyWaggons.co.uk
Remembering Our Family - New A project to research New Forest Gypsies
Leicester Record Office Gypsy Index 
Travellers from the Northants Baptism Index - New By Marilyn Ponting
Convict Transportation Database - New Registers of transportation to Australia 1787-1867
Yesterday's Journey  Settlements, Removals, etc, mostly from Derbyshire
Gordon Boswell Romany Museum At Spalding, Lincolnshire
South East Romany Museum  At Marden, Kent
Gypsy Families
Black and White Families Black/Blackney/Blackman and White in Berkshire
Scamp - The Genealogy of a Gypsy Family By Roger Baker
Loveridge Family By Sarah Henson
Family of Shadrack & Emily Smith By Sarah Henson
Reservoir Smith Reservoir Smith and her husband Edward Goodman
Families of Towcester, Northamptonshire By Mary Taylor - includes Loveridge, Smith, Fletcher
Gypsy References - Site closed Mostly Gray, Smith, Boss, Heron, but includes others
Fairgrounds, Circus, Theatre, Travellers  
National Fairground Archive At the University of Sheffield
Fairground Heritage Trust  Including the Fairground Museum in Devon
Showmen, Circus, and Fairground Travellers By Pauline Gashinski - includes census lists
Mailing Lists  
Romany Routes - for RTFHS Members Gypsy/Traveller genealogy and other Traveller topics
UK-Romani Gypsy genealogy in the UK
On-line Images of Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society
Old Series (1888-92) and New Series (1907-16) - New From the Hathi Trust - Also limited search of Third Series
Old Series Volume 1 1888-89 - another version - another version
Old Series Volume 2 1890-91
Old Series Volume 3 1891-92
New Series Volume 2 1908-09
New Series Volume 3 1909-10
New Series Volume 5 1911-12
New Series Volume 6 1912-13
New Series Volume 9 1915-16
On-line Images and Transcripts of Classic Books  
Romany Life (1915) By Frank Cuttriss
The Gypsies (1882) By Charles G Leland - 1888 version - another version
Gypsy Folk Tales (1899) By Francis Hindes Groome
The Dialect of the English Gypsies (1875) By Smart & Crofton - another version - another version
Gypsy Lore (1908) By R A Scott MacFie
The Tinkler Gypsies (1910) By Andrew McCormick
The Gypsy's Parson  By George Hall
Gipsy Smith: His Life and Work By Rodney (Gypsy) Smith
Lavengro By George Borrow
Romano Lavo-Lil By George Borrow
The Romany Rye By George Borrow
The Zincali - An Account of the Gypsies of Spain By George Borrow
The Bible in Spain By George Borrow
Genealogy sites providing links  
Genuki UK genealogy
Cyndi's List Worldwide genealogy
Organisations  
Federation of Family History Societies Advice, publications, links to member societies
Guild of One Name Studies Includes the register of One Name Studies
Record Repositories  
English Record Offices and Archives on the Web By Mark Howells. Includes links to Welsh & Scottish ROs
The National Archives News, catalogues, information leaflets
British Library Integrated Catalogue Searchable catalogue
British Library Newspaper Collections
Other Resources  
Family Search The IGI on line
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Searchable register of war graves
LDS Family History Library Catalogue Searchable catalogue

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