Romany and Traveller Family History

Travellers on the Downs
Travellers on the Downs
Image courtesy of Bourne Hall Museum

These sites may help you in your search for your ancestors.


General information

Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month www.grthm.co.uk Details about events and news

Romany and Traveller Family History Society

Romany and Traveller Family History Society www.rtfhs.org.uk

Romany Genes

Romany Genes http://romanygenes.webeden.co.uk/ This is the original site it has information on census returns and Births , Marriages and Deaths.

RomaniesReunited (aka Romany Genes 2)

RomaniesReunited www.romanygenes2.webeden.co.uk Census and other information, it is an extension of the original Romany Genes site (see above)

UKGDL

UKGDLwww.ukgdl.org.uk/index.php?county=2147483648&form_action=main A genealogical directory with lists of sites. (If problems opening the site try typing UKGDL + gypsies into Google.)

Local pictures

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/surrey/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_8719000/8719836.stm A group of photos showing gypsy life on Epsom Downs in the 20th century. (If problems opening the site try typing Epsom Dowms + gypsies into Google.)

Surrey History Centre

www.surreycc.gov.uk/surreyhistoryservice At Woking. Has general and more detailed information about gypsies.

Local Records

See our main Family History Page

Lady Berkeley
Lady Berkeley
Rooths House
Rooth's House
Singeing Beard
Singeing Beard
Chamiers of Epsom
Chamiers Epsom
Woodcote Park
Woodcote Park
Rev. Boucher
Rev. Boucher
Rev. Parkhurst
Rev. Parkhurst