Groome, Francis Hindes (1851–1902), scholar of Gypsy life and writer, was born at the rectory of Monk Soham, Suffolk, on 30 August 1851, the second son of Robert Hindes Groome (1810–1889), archdeacon of Suffolk, and Mary Jackson, daughter of the rector of Swanage...
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F. H. Groome
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Hoyland, John (1750–1831), writer on Gypsy culture, is variously designated as 'of Sheffield, Yorkshire', and as 'formerly of York', although details of his parentage and upbringing are unknown, aside from his being a Quaker. It was, however, in the counties of ...
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Sampson, John (1862–1931), librarian and Romani scholar, was born on 25 February 1862 at Schull, co. Cork, the eldest son and third of the six children of James Sampson (1813–1871), a chemist and mining engineer of Cornish stock, and his wife, Sarah Anne Macdermott (1829–1907)...