In February 2018 we'll be publishing a new book about the early Boswells and associated families such as the Scamps, Blewitts and Lovells. Look out for more news soon.

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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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Free access to military records with Find My Past until 12 November 2017 Posted Nov 10, 2017 By Web Master

To mark Remembrance weekend, we understand that Find My Past are making all of their military record collections available free to everyone until midnight on

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New GRO pilot scheme offers PDF birth and death certificates for £6.00 each Posted Oct 15, 2017 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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Come and say ‘hello’ to the RTFHS Team in Doncaster on Saturday 14 October 2017 Posted Oct 04, 2017 By Web Master

The RTFHS team is heading to Doncaster on Saturday 14 October 2017 when we’ll attend a family history and local history fair hosted by the

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Boswell ancestors? This new RTFHS book is your essential reading Posted Oct 01, 2017 By Web Master

We’re delighted to announce the publication of a new RTFHS publication: The Early Boswells: A Family History 1650-1810 – Part 1: The Early Boswells and

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Meet the RTFHS team in Basingstoke on Sunday 8 October 2017 Posted Oct 01, 2017 By Web Master

Come along and say ‘hello’ to the RTFHS team at the Hampshire Genealogical Society family history fair in Basingstoke, Hampshire, this Sunday, 8  October 2017.

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Say ‘hello’ to the RTFHS team in Woodstock on Saturday 7 October 2017 Posted Oct 01, 2017 By Web Master

Meet the team from the RTFHS at the Oxfordshire Family History Society event in Woodstock this Saturday, 7  October 2017. We’ll be selling RTFHS publications

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Family links to the Romany community at Bohemia Estate, Eastwood, Essex? Posted Sep 20, 2017 By Web Master

There’s a meeting on Sunday 1 October 2017 at Eastwood, Essex, for everyone who’s interested in the many Gypsy families who used to live on

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Over 2 million Buckinghamshire parish register entries released online by FindMyPast.co.uk Posted Aug 20, 2017 By Web Master

Find My Past have just released a new collection of parish register transcriptions online for the county of Buckinghamshire. They include: 840,00 baptisms 485,000 marriages

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