Groome, Francis Hindes

   Miscellaneous writer, s. of a clergyman, wrote for various encyclopædias, etc. He was a student of the gipsies and their language, and pub. In Gypsy Tents (1880), Gypsy Folk Tales (1899), and an ed. of Borrow's Lavengro (1900). Other works were A Short Border History (1887), Kriegspiel (1896), a novel, and Two Suffolk Friends (his f. and Edward Fitzgerald, q.v.).

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  • Groome, Francis Hindes — (1851 1902)    England. Writer and scholar. Possibly related to George Borrow. He left university without taking a degree and lived with Gypsies in England and Europe, including an English Romany named Esmeralda Locke whom he later wed, although… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Francis Hindes Groome — (1851, Monkton Soham, Suffolk 1902), miscellaneous writer, son of a clergyman, wrote for various encyclopaedias, etc. He was a student of the Gypsies and their language, and published In Gypsy Tents (1880), Gypsy Folk Tales (1899), and an editor… …   Wikipedia

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  • Netherley House — is a mansion built by Alexander Silver in the late 18th century in Netherley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is situated near the northerly flowing drainage of Crynoch Burn (Groome, 1885). The home was sold to Horatio Ross by James Silver, son of… …   Wikipedia

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