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England, England : Classification : 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.

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Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Circus Historical Society
Link:https://circushistory.org/
Description:Circus Historical Society - 250 years of circus.
Extra Info:A major resource for the history of the circus, although it mainly covers the US.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:National Fairground and Circus Archive
Link:https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/nfca
Description:Collections at the National Fairground and Circus Archive
Extra Info:The NFCA collection is one of the leading repositories in the world for material relating to all aspects of travelling popular entertainment. The Archive holds 150,000 photographic images, 4,000 books and journals and over 20,000 items of ephemera.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:The Free Encyclopedia of the International Circus
Link:http://www.circopedia.org/Main_Page
Description:A unique ongoing historical archive of the art form of the circus and its development over the past 250 years of its history.

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