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Dry Drayton Family History Francis and Clements Families


John Mills from Sussex writes, trying to find details of local ancestors:


Dear Webmaster,


I am trying to trace my family history and have reached back to a marriage in 1798 at Madingley Parish Church. The couple were Woodley Francis and Mary Clements. Woodley Francis came from Dry Drayton and was a farmer. Mary Clements came from Madingley. I am therefore looking for any information relating to the Francis or Clements families.


I have used the services of Cambridgeshire Archives Service to get this far but they cannot find the origins of Woodley Francis.

Kind regards,


John Mills


P.S. I live in Sussex so am not local. I am considering visiting Dry Drayton if I can find any leads worth following.


If you can offer John any assistance please contact him via webmaster@drydrayton.net