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Gypsies of Yetholm

William Brockie

Gypsies of Yetholm

historical, traditional, philological and humorous.

by William Brockie

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Published by J. & J.H. Rutherfurd in Kelso .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yetholm (Scotland),
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Romanies -- Scotland.,
    • Yetholm (Scotland)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 189-192.

      StatementCollected, arranged, and edited by William Brockie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDX215 .B7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6937903M
      LC Control Number04006454
      OCLC/WorldCa4610607

        The first recorded Gypsy King in Yetholm, was Patrick Faa, whose ‘rule’ spanned the s and ’40s. His Queen was a formidable six foot tall woman called Jean Gordon and it’s believed that she was the inspiration for Sir Walter Scott’s character of Meg Merrilees in the novel ‘Guy Mannering’. Yetholm itself offers a variety of facilities and places of interest for those who wish to have a holiday without the stress of travelling hither and thither. There is a village shop, butchers, post office, garage, campsite, two pubs as well as a number of B&B's and self-catering cottages.

      The Lowland Gypsies speak a mixed language of Scots and Romani called Scottish Cant (Also known as Scots-Romani or Scotch-Romani) which includes many words of Romani origin, mostly Angloromani origin words. Up to 50% of Scottish Cant originates from Romani-derived lexicon. Music and song. The Raggle Taggle Gypsies (); Donnie Munro's "Where the Roses" and "Queen of the Hill", from the . The name is well documented amongst the Yetholm gypsies and Robert gives his place of birth as Yetholm on several census returns. There is no sign of the child Robert Robertson with parents in .

      The Yetholm history of the gypsies. [Joseph Lucas] -- An in-depth look at the history and culture of the Gypsies in the Scottish Borders region of Yetholm. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ;. The Yetholm History of the Gypsies. Kelso: J. & J.H. Rutherfurd, Octavo, original green cloth. First edition, with an original mounted albumen photograph of Esther faa-Blyth, Queen of the Gypsies. An inquiry into the origins of Gypsies, with chapters on linguistic comparisons and historical events. Early owner signature. Marginal pencil.


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0 Reviews. Preview this book» What people are. Title: The Yetholm history of the Gypsies. [With an introductory note signed: "E. de Bunsen."] Publisher: British Gypsies of Yetholm book, Historical Print Editions The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

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by William Brockie (Author) See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: William Brockie. There's a couple of Yetholm mentions here to do with my family and Book of Dust, the novel - / In Issue 73 of Jewish Socialist magazine, Ross Bradshaw explores Romany lives, past, present, and those cut short by the Nazis, in the context of his own family’s history.

Linda Lennen, a direct descendant of Charles Faa Blyth, has written Scotland's Other Royal Family to illuminate the lives and unique culture of the Yetholm gypsies who were granted privileges by Author: Alison Campsie. Most of the gypsies settled permanently in Kirk Yetholm when the laird built houses and a school for the community during the s.

The last true King of the Gypsies died in Kirk Yetholm inthough in an early attempt to boost the local economy through tourism, a ceremonial Gypsy Coronation took place as. Title: The Gypsies of Yetholm, her: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps. Situated in the Scottish Borders at the most northerly point of the Pennine Way, the small village of Kirk Yetholm has been regarded as the home of the gypsies of Scotland and Northern England for over years; Gypsy Palace is famous the world over as the royal residence of both Queen Esther and her son and heir, King Charles Faa Blythe.

If you haven’t yet read Graeme Watson’s books on local smuggling The Song of the Smugglers, or on the redoubtable Andrew Blythe, who was born a gypsy but became a respected teacher in a remote Cheviot valley and who paid for the magnificent windows in Yetholm Kirk, Andrew Blythe and the Yetholm Kirk Windows, they are both available in the.

Barter Books; Brockie, William; ; The Gypsies of Yetholm: Historical, Philologocal, and Humorous. The last king of the Gypsies, Charles Faa Blyth, was crowned in and the Gypsies have been integrated and are no longer a separate ethnic minority.

A memorial stone can be found on the village green. A song referring to Kirk Yetholm called ‘Yetholm Day’ was written and composed by. This stone monument on Kirk Yetholm green is dedicated to the gypsy tribe which lived there in the 17th century. On the right is the memorial plaque which is attached to the monument: it reads, “This memorial reminds us of the Gypsy tribe who inhabited this village from the 17th century onwards.

The Kirk Yetholm Gypsies by A V Tokely is printed in hardback by Buccleuch Printers, Hawick with support from Hawick Archeological : Evening Chronicle. Kirk Yetholm, a small conservation village set in the Scottish Borders, was regarded as the home of the gypsies of Scotland and Northern England for over years and Gypsy Palace is famous the world over as the home of the Gypsy Kings and Queens and is known as the ‘Smallest Palace in the world’.

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Book description (from the back cover): In the past, Town Yetholm was a self-sufficient community and Kirk Yetholm was famous as the home of Gypsy kings and queens.

Buy The Kirk Yetholm Gypsies by Tokely, A V (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : A V Tokely.What all the authorities agree upon is that the first properly recorded Gypsy King of Yetholm, William I (Glee’d-Neckit Wull) floruit in the eighteenth century.

It was his prerogative to wear the tin crown, to carry the gypsy sword of office (in the picture of queen Esther below) and, if later ritual was respected, he would have been made king with a hare tied around his neck (to represent his poaching ways) and a .Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brockie, William, Gypsies of Yetholm.

Kelso, J. & J.H. Rutherfurd, (OCoLC) Document Type.