June and July are our busiest months for attending fairs and other events. So if you're an RTFHS member and you're going along to one of them, please come and say 'hello' and perhaps lend a hand on our bookstall.

What's new?

New book from the RTFHS gives a fresh perspective on British Gypsy and Traveller life Posted May 26, 2017 By Web Master

Believed to be the first publication of its kind, the latest book from the RTFHS is a pioneering study of the works created by artists

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Meet the RTFHS in Swindon and Dorchester on Saturday 10 June 2017 Posted May 25, 2017 By Web Master

If you’re in or around Swindon or Dorchester on Saturday 10 June 2017, why not come along and say ‘hello’ to the RTFHS team? We’re

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Ancestry.co.uk launch digitised parish registers for Wiltshire Posted May 24, 2017 By Web Master

Ancestors in Wiltshire? Now you can see the original parish registers from your armchair with the help of Ancestry. They have just released a collection

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Meet the RTFHS team in Shrewsbury and Chesterfield, Saturday 3 June 2017 Posted May 24, 2017 By Web Master

In or around Shrewsbury or Chesterfield on Saturday 3 June 2017? Why not come along and say ‘hello’ to the RTFHS team? We’re attending two

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Chobham Museum celebrates local Gypsy life, 3 June to 4 July 2017 Posted May 16, 2017 By Web Master

Interested in the Romany people who lived in or around Chobham in Surrey? Then head to Chobham Museum between Saturday 3 June and 4 July

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Celebrate Gypsy art and crafts at Pitlochry event, 11 June 2017 Posted May 16, 2017 By Web Master

We understand that there is a day of talks and activities celebrating Gypsy art and crafts at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, Scotland, on Sunday

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Travelling ancestors in Oxfordshire? Check the RTFHS’s new parish register collection Posted May 06, 2017 By Web Master

Looking for ancestors in Oxfordshire? Perhaps our new online Oxfordshire Travellers Parish Register Collection can help. It’s been inspired by the work of RTFHS-member Anne

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Travelling ancestors in Wiltshire? Check the RTFHS’s new parish register collection Posted Apr 29, 2017 By Web Master

Looking for ancestors in Wiltshire? Perhaps our new online Wiltshire Travellers Parish Register Collection can help. It’s been inspired by the work of RTFHS-member Anne

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Findmypast.co.uk offer free access to BMD and census records until Monday 1 May 2017 Posted Apr 28, 2017 By Web Master

We understand that Findmypast.co.uk are offering free access to all of their global 1.9 billion birth, marriage and death records and census records from now

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Travelling ancestors in Berkshire? Check the RTFHS’s new parish register collection Posted Apr 24, 2017 By Web Master

Looking for ancestors in Berkshire? Perhaps the new online Berkshire Travellers Parish Register Collection from the RTFHS can help. It’s been inspired by the work

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Ancestry offers free access to UK, Ireland and Commonwealth records until 17 April Posted Apr 16, 2017 By Web Master

We understand that Ancestry.co.uk is offering free access to its UK, Ireland and Commonwealth record collections between now and Monday 17 April 2017. More details

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Wiltshire parish register indexes go online at FindMyPast Posted Apr 08, 2017 By Web Master

Findmypast.co.uk, the commercial genealogy website, have just launched a large collection of parish register entries for the county of Wiltshire. They comprise transcriptions of baptisms,

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