This title tells the story of the Romany Gypsies in Britain. Where they came from, how they arrived. It explores their travelling way of life and their traditional occupations, including harvesting, making baskets, dealing in horses, fortune telling and rat catching to royalty. Their impact on traditional museum dancing. It reveals their service as preachers and soldiers and their continuing contribution to life in Britain today.
Table of Contents
Introduction Travelling Groups in Britain Travelling Patterns and Abodes Earning a Living Evangelism and War Work The Twenty-First Century Further Information Index