Bookings are now open to everyone for the RTFHS Society Day on Saturday 12 May 2018 in Hook, Hampshire. See our Events page to find out more and reserve your place.

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Fairgrounds, Inquests and a Gypsy Countess – don’t miss this year’s RTFHS family history conference: Saturday 12 May 2018 in Hook, Hampshire Posted Apr 15, 2018 By Web Master

Be sure to be with us on Saturday 12 May 2018 at the Raven Hotel in Hook, Hampshire, where we are holding the RTFHS annual

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‘Family Tree’ magazine launches a week of free online activities for family historians: Monday 16 April to 22 April 2018 Posted Apr 15, 2018 By Web Master

On Monday 16 April 2018 the UK genealogy magazine Family Tree launches a week of free online family research activities to help you to find

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Can you identify Mills family members in Battersea, South London? Posted Mar 28, 2018 By Web Master

Do you know anything about the Romany Gypsy Mills family who used to live in a yard in Cabul Road, Battersea, South London? If so,

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Come and meet the RTFHS team in Poole on Saturday 24 March 2018 Posted Mar 03, 2018 By Web Master

Meet the RTFHS at the Dorset FHS Family History Day in Poole, Dorset on Saturday 24 March 2018, organised by the Dorset Family History Society to celebrate

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Gypsy history exhibition now open in Leeds, Yorkshire, plus talks on 6 March and 5 April 2018 Posted Mar 03, 2018 By Web Master

There’s a new free exhibition in the Brotherton Gallery at the University of Leeds called ‘Rights and Romance: Representing Gypsy Lives’ with displays of items

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Travelling Showmen and the First World War: new exhibition plus publication from the Fairground Heritage Centre in Devon Posted Feb 26, 2018 By Web Master

Did your Fairground people serve in World War 1? If so, head to Devon from March 2018 onwards to see a new exhibition at Dingles

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Free access to UK and Ireland records at Ancestry.co.uk from 23 until 25 February 2018 Posted Feb 23, 2018 By Web Master

We hear that you can get free access to UK and Ireland records on Ancestry.co.uk this weekend. The offer ends on Sunday 25 February at

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Looking for Boswell baptisms, marriages, burials and other sightings before 1810? Our latest publication has just what you need Posted Feb 22, 2018 By Web Master

Just launched by the RTFHS is an essential reference work for anyone who has Romany Boswell ancestors or whose people intermarried with or travelled with

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“Searching for the Travelling People” – new documentary being screened on 26 February 2018 in Hereford Posted Jan 28, 2018 By Web Master

We’ve been contacted by Travellers’ Times to let us know that there will be a screening of a new documentary about Gypsy/Traveller life on Monday

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English and Welsh birth and death certificates for £6.00 each – GRO extends pilot scheme until June 2018 Posted Jan 28, 2018 By Web Master

If you’re thinking about ordering an English or Welsh birth certificate or a death certificate from the Government’s GRO site, now is a good time

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BBC TV programme features British Gypsies’ contribution to war effort in WW2 Posted Dec 11, 2017 By Web Master

The BBC 2 TV series Wartime Farm – which shows how a farm in Hampshire operated during the Second World War – has recently been repeated

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RTFHS march to honour the Gypsies and Travellers who have served in the Armed Forces Posted Nov 26, 2017 By Web Master

At this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in London, a contingent of RTFHS members and friends led by RTFHS Vice President Janet Keet-Black

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