Hidden photographs of a Hidden people

A photographic history of the traveller community in Sussex

By John Cheves

This fascinating booklet investigates the history of traveller communities in Sussex through the photographic work of Hubert C. Visick, Frank Hinkins, Dr Habberton Lulham, and J.V. Haswell.

The booklet was produced by WRVS Heritage Plus and researched and edited by Janet Keet-Black, a local Romany historian in collaboration with WRVS Heritage Plus project co-ordinator, Hamish MacGillivray.

You can download a full copy of the booklet as a pdf file by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.

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Comments about this page

Thanks for such a beautifull booklet. It has made me feel less isolated to know that what is happenning in Australia is also happening in the UK

By Kat.
On 15/08/2011

Re: The Story of "The Missionaries in the Hop Gardens" if you go to the "Romany Road" website and click on "Australian Stories" You will see a photo of a bright yellow wagon which was used by to Catholic Nuns to take the Gosple to the Romany folk. It was imported to Western Australia to become a show piece of a museum. But since the museum has closed it has been in a house yard deteeriating. Kat

By Kat
On 15/08/2011

Thank you for such a wonderful book with delightful pictures and all for free thank u

By Jacqui
On 21/08/2012

hi on page 16 of this booklet, is my my great granny and grandfarther, and i was wondering if could get any copys of both those pictures ? thanks

By Lila Gumble
On 21/08/2012

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