WELCOME TO THE BIRMINGHAM ROMANY MEMORIAL REVIEW GROUP

First photo is the first memorial in Black Patch Park, second photo is of the stone removed from Black Patch Park into the new position in the grounds of the Soho Foundry Tavern. Third and fourth photos are of the replacement monument located on the bridge over the Hockley and Boundary Brook in Black Patch park

BOTH  MEMORIALS ABOVE HAVE BEEN ERECTED IN MEMORY OF THE BLACK PATCH ROMANY GYPSIES  1850 TO 1905 BY THE BIRMINGHAM ROMANY MEMORIAL REVIEW GROUP. THE MAIN AIMS OF THE GROUP ARE TO RAISE FUNDS TO PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN THE MEMORIALS OF THE BIRMINGHAM ROMANY GYPSY AND THEIR CULTURE.                                                                                              Below is the latest memorial provided by the "Birmingham Romany Memorial Review" group. 

This memorial located in the churchyard at St Mary's Church Handsworth was dedicated on 4th September 2016 to the known 35 Romany Gypsies that are buried there without any headstone.

 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN US PLEASE CONTACT TED.RUDGE@VIRGINMEDIA.COM
 FOR  MEMBERSHIP DETAILS.

 EVERYONE WELCOME
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