A member of the Lock family of Romany Gypsies who lived on Biddulph Moor.

A member of the Lock family of Romany Gypsies who lived on Biddulph Moor.

A member of the Lock family of Romany Gypsies who lived on Biddulph Moor.

A member of the Lock family of Romany Gypsies who lived on Biddulph Moor.

Sophie Locke

Sophie Locke

This is Sophie Locke, the transvestite tinker of Biddulph Moor.

Traveller lady

Traveller lady

This image entitled 'Gypsy Smith's wife' comes courtesy of Staffordshire Past Track photographic archive. We are keen to know if anyone has any information about who these people are and where they are stopping. Please use our contact page to pass on information. Photo credit: Mr Jamie Flunder The image can be viewed at Staffordshire Past Track by following the link below.

A Gypsy gentleman eating breakfast

A Gypsy gentleman eating breakfast

This image entitled 'Gypsy Smith' comes courtesy of Staffordshire Past Track photographic archive. We are keen to know if anyone has any information about who these people are and where they are stopping. Please use our contact page to pass on information. Photo credit: Mr Jamie Flunder The image can be viewed at Staffordshire Past Track by following the link below.

A Gypsy Traveller family somewhere in Staffordshire

A Gypsy Traveller family somewhere in Staffordshire

This image comes courtesy of Staffordshire Past Track photographic archive. We are keen to know if anyone has any information about who these people are and where they are stopping. Please use our contact page to pass on information. Photo credit: Mr Jamie Flunder The image can be viewed at Staffordshire Past Track by following the link below.

Sinti Gypsy Group

Sinti Gypsy Group

The three men (back row, second, third and forth from the right) are the same men that appear in a photograph of 'German Gypsies' at Leek Horse Fair. Here they are in Malton, Yorkshire.

Elias Boswell's mother Jane

Elias Boswell's mother Jane

Sinti Gypsy family

Sinti Gypsy family

This is an image of the Sinti group of Gypsy Travellers who passed through the South West Peak Park area in around 1905.

A Sinti Gypsy family

A Sinti Gypsy family

A group of Sinti Gypsies travelled across Derbyshire and the Staffordshire Moorlands in 1904/5.

Bartley Gorman

Bartley Gorman

Bartley Gorman, King of the Gypsies, was a well-known Traveller and boxer. One of our contributors confirmed that Bartley liked to travel around the Staffordshire Moorlands and was always sure of a free drink in any pub.

Happy Boswell

Happy Boswell

This is Happy Boswell aka Appy Boz'll. In the 1861 census he was recorded as camping at Blackshaw Moor with his family. Image - Fred Shaw

Timmy Ray

Timmy Ray

Timmy Ray was a Travelling Showman who visited Hartington every year. This is one of his roundabouts.

Lias Boswell

Lias Boswell

Baptised at Earl Sterndale

Oseri & Caroline Boswell

Oseri & Caroline Boswell

Photo taken while they were living in a barn in Bakewell