We've just added many new dates to our Events calendar for 2017, ranging from fairs in Doncaster to Basingstoke. Check our Events page for details. And see you there.

What's new?

Meet the RTFHS this Saturday – 29 July 2017 – in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Posted Jul 26, 2017 By Web Master

Meet the RTFHS team at the Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day this Saturday – 29 July 2017. It’s on at Grange School, Wendover Way,

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Share your family’s memories of attending Gypsy/Traveller Fairs: oral history project Posted Jul 22, 2017 By Web Master

The RTFHS have been contacted by a team who want to collect people’s memories of attending Gypsy/Traveller fairs, in particular the Midsummer Fair in Cambridge,

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Free access to UK military records on Ancestry.co.uk until 24 July 2017 Posted Jul 22, 2017 By Web Master

Ancestry.co.uk is offering free access to its UK military holdings from now until Monday 24 July 2017. Ancestry say that the offer is to commemorate the

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Traditional Romany Gypsy music, song and stepping on show in Stowmarket, Suffolk, 2 September 2017 Posted Jul 22, 2017 By Web Master

There will be a day of traditional music at the Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket, Suffolk, on Saturday 2 September 2017, organised by

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A fond farewell to Alan McGowan Posted Jul 17, 2017 By Web Master

It is with deep regret that the Committee of the Romany and Traveller Family History Society announces the death of Alan McGowan who died on

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Meet the RTFHS at the Black Patch event in Smethwick, Sunday 9 July 2017 Posted Jul 06, 2017 By Web Master

Come and meet the RTFHS on Sunday 9 July when we take part in the annual Birmingham Romany Memorial event in Smethwick. This Open Day

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New ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ TV series starts on 6 July 2017 Posted Jun 30, 2017 By Web Master

We hear that a new series of the popular genealogy TV programme Who Do You Think You Are? starts on BBC1 on 6 July 2017.

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Free access to British and Irish records at Find My Past, 22 – 26 June 2017 Posted Jun 22, 2017 By Web Master

We understand that Find My Past are offering free access to their British and Irish record collections from today until 26 June 2017. Find out

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June 2017 events in New Milton, Hampshire, remember Gypsy life in the New Forest Posted Jun 02, 2017 By Web Master

In celebration of Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month this June, there are three events taking place at the Forest Arts Centre, Old Milton Road, New

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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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