English Travellers

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The term English Travellers refers to itinerant groups, and may mean:

  • Romanichal Travellers, or more commonly referred to as English Travellers or English Gypsies, who are a Romani ethnic group with Romani origin.
  • British Showman, commonly referred to as Funfair Travellers, who are occupational Travellers and members of the Showman's Guild of Great Britain who make money from their funfairs. They are entirely native to Britain.
  • New Age travellers (Van Dwellers) who are commonly referred to as hippy travellers, who were hippies who lived in converted vans, trucks and buses in Britain in the 1980s and 1990s.
  • Bargee Travellers (Boat Dwellers) who are people who live in narrowboats (house-boats) in Britain’s canals and rivers.

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