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Their Day Has Passed

Gypsies in Victorian and Edwardian Surrey



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This book throws fresh light on the experiences of Gypsies in Surrey and South London at the dawn of the modern era. It uses a wide range of records to paint a detailed picture of people who left few written records themselves. It shows how external forces including enclosure, urban expansion, changing economic circumstances and ever-intrusive legislation, increasingly challenged their way of life. The parallel struggles of local communities and institutions to respond effectively and the development of perceptions and prejudices have a contemporary resonance that should interest the general reader as well as academics and local and family historians.

Product code: 9781786239730

ISBN 9781786239730
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H229xW152xS18
No. Of Pages 310
Publisher Grosvenor House Publishing Ltd
This in-depth study exposes the tensions and conflicts at a local level between Gypsies and travellers and the host community in pre-First World War Surrey.