Gypsy Fiddle

  • Posted on March 1, 2018 at 3:51 AM

The wanderings of Gypsies around Wales can be traced through court records and Welsh literature. At the same time Gypsies were depicted in bawdy verses:  one poet wrote of a burly Gypsy in an alehouse at Gypsy Fiddle Asaph, another mentioned a Lord of the Gypsies and his band who roved into Wrexham. England about 1730 and were probably the first tribe to be based solely in Wales.

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