Gypsy Roma Traveller Leeds
The permanent site of the Gypsy Roma Traveller Communities
Gypsies and Travellers in their own words compiled by the Gypsy Roma Traveller Achievement Service is a fantastic read, and gives amazing insights into the lives and times of Travellers in this country.
Unfortunately this book is no longer available.
The collection of stories and personal histories in this rich volume creates a vivid picture of life within the Gypsy and Traveller communities.
Lee Fair is the oldest chartered fair in the country dating from 1136. Gypsies first went to the fair in the 1540's and have been supporting it ever since.
The TES has a Huge Library of Historical Resources and Books. Over the years some of these have been reproduced as displays and reports, some which have been specially adapted for this website. It is our intention to keep adding to this area.
We invite visitors to this website to get in touch if they have any historical documents that they feel are important or interesting which we could consider to publish on this site.
Thanks to Freda Matthews, who worked for the Travellers Education Service from 1987 until her retirement in 1992. She researched Gypsy history and produced the work shown on this website.
The work on Gypsy Victims of the Holocaust is based on information provided by Donald Kenrick and "Nur wenige kamen Zuruck", K Fings & F Sparing, Cologne 1990.
Anti-Gypsy Laws before Hitler came to Power
After the Nazis came to power in 1933.
The German Occupation of Europe.