Northern Gypsy Council
- United Kingdom. Est. 1992. Chairperson: William Nicholson. A regional association in the north of England.
Historical dictionary of the Gypsies . Donald Kenrick.
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Gypsy — (sometimes spelled Gipsy , Gipsey ) is a word used to name, as a blanket term, various unrelated ethnic groups or persons fitting the Gypsy stereotypes. It is usually intended to refer to members of the Roma people.EtymologyThe Oxford English… … Wikipedia
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England — Estimated Gypsy population: 100,000, including Irish Travelers. Some 50,000 live in caravans. The census figures for January 2005 show about 6,500 caravans on official council sites, more than 5,000 on authorized private sites, and 3,500 on… … Historical dictionary of the Gypsies
Doherty, Tommy — (1937 2003) Ireland. Political activist. Brought up in Northern Ireland, he founded the Society of Travelling People in 1959 in Dublin. After moving to England, he joined the Gypsy Council in 1966 and was for many years its chairperson. He… … Historical dictionary of the Gypsies
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