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Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk

Records for Travellers, Romany and Canal folk can be difficult to trace due to the inherent nature of this lifestyle. These records may cover barge workers and other itinerant workers too.

Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Genealogy Information and Records
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Genealogy Information and Records , Mainly Folkestone and Hythe Areas
Extra Info:Includes transcriptions of trade directories and newspaper cuttings.
Classification:Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Gypsy and Traveller Index
Link:http://www.leics.gov.uk/index/leisure_tourism/loca...
Description:Gypsy and Traveller Index
Classification:Photographs / Pictures, Journals / Diaries, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Gypsy Lore Society Collections
Link:http://www.liv.ac.uk/library/sca/colldescs/gypsy/
Description:Gypsy Lore Society Collections
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Gypsy Waggons and Gypsy Caravans
Link:http://gypsywaggons.co.uk/
Description:Gypsy Waggons and Gypsy Caravans
Extra Info:For the Preservation of the British Vardo, including details of some of the Vardo builders.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:London Canal Museum
Link:http://www.canalmuseum.org.uk/
Description:London Canal Museum
Extra Info:Education and History site about all things related to Canals. For details of Bantam tugs and their owners, click on section, then museum collections.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Lyme Regis Museum
Link:http://www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk/collection-catego...
Description:Lyme Regis Museum Collections and Research
Extra Info:Inlcudes many photographs, information about ethnic minorities in Dorset, people and places and more.
Classification:Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Northamptonshire Family History
Link:http://www.familyhistorynorthants.co.uk/
Description:Mercury Newspaper Index, Hospital Admission Register and much more.
Extra Info:Some items are free, others by purchase.
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Remembering our Family
Link:http://www.newforestromanygypsytraveller.co.uk
Description:Remembering our Family
Extra Info:A project that intends to collect as much information as possible from the local Gypsy/Traveller community that have settled at locations within the New Forest including Thorney Hill and Bransgore.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Romani Cymru: Welsh Gypsies
Link:http://www.valleystream.co.uk/romhome.htm
Description:Romani Cymru: Welsh Gypsies, Kale, Teulu Abram Wood, Gypsy Caravans
Extra Info:Includes a history of Vardos, including some Vardo builders.
Classification:Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Romany Genes 2 Website
Link:http://romanygenes2.webeden.co.uk/
Description:Romany Genes 2 Website
Classification:Newspapers, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Romany Genes Website
Link:http://romanygenes.com/
Description:Romany Genes Website
Extra Info:Many photographs and pictures of those with Romany genes and their homes.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Romany References and Records
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20091026134802/http://g...
Description:Romany References and Records
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer active, although most information still seems to be available.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Staffordshire Name Indexes
Link:http://www.staffsnameindexes.org.uk/
Description:Staffordshire Name Indexes
Extra Info:Calendars of prisoners at Staffordshire quarter sessions 1779-1880, police force registers index 1842-1920 and apprentices 1600-1900. Also includes some names from over the border in Worcestershire.
Classification:Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:The Gypsy Lore Society
Link:http://www.gypsyloresociety.org/
Description:The Gypsy Lore Society
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:The Scottish Gypsies
Link:http://www.scottishgypsies.co.uk/
Description:The Scottish Gypsies
Classification:Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Waterways of Stoke-on-Trent
Link:http://www.thepotteries.org/waterways/
Description:Waterways of Stoke-on-Trent
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