Free records

Searching for information about your Gypsy, Traveller or Fairground ancestors? Perhaps our free records can help. We’re building up collections of extracts from parish registers, birth, marriage and death certificates and other sources that we’ll add regularly to this page. So please check back soon. And if you have any to share, please contact us.

Records from across the UK

The RTFHS Baptism/Birth Index

The RTFHS Marriage Index

The RTFHS Burial/Death Index

Records from individual English counties


The Berkshire Travellers Parish Register Collection


The Lincolnshire Travellers Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates and Parish Register Collection


 The Oxfordshire Travellers Parish Register Collection


The Wiltshire Travellers Parish Register Collection

Census records for large encampments of Gypsies and Travellers in English counties

Census transcriptions – large encampments

Just starting out in family history research? Our 8-step guide can show you the way.

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This page last updated: 7 January 2018.