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Dry Drayton Family History


Here we can post family history items connected with Dry Drayton - please send us your photographs and information.


A Village Will from 1648 - here is an image and a transcript of the will of Thomas Northroppe of Dry Drayton written in 1648. Fred Northrop (probably no relation) would like to know if anyone can link Thomas and his will with any later Dry Drayton residents.


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Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Old Cambridgeshire Photographers


Looking for photos of your ancestors who lived in Dry Drayton?


This link will take you to information about the Post Office Terrace Studio in Cambridge. http://www.fadingimages.uk/POT1.asp. This was a popular studio for portraits with clientelle from both in and around Cambridge. Many negatives from this studio have survived and are in the Cambridgeshire Collection. The following is a list of Dry Drayton names in the indices of these negatives. You can buy prints from these negatives from the Cambridgeshire Collection.


E.T.Hooley, Dry Drayton

E.T.Hooley, Dry Drayton, WW1


Armstrong, C.H.A. The Rectory 5.2.1943
Armstrong, T Dry Drayton 17.6.1959
Binge E two children, Dry Drayton

Blake, Mrs S.W. Favonius, Dry Drayton 7.9.1967
Blake, S.W. Park Lane Dry Drayton 17.11.1965
Brackley, G. 6 Oak Crescent, wedding 8.6.1968
Bullen, J.J. Duck End 26.11.1949

Crisp, Miss Dry Drayton 1890s

Davies, Mrs J.J. The school house Childerley, Dry Drayton 16.8.1946

Dilley, N.W.H. Rectory Cottage, Dry Drayton 10.4.1943
Doyle, J The Old Rectory
Hewitt, C.K. Dry Drayton, Red Cross Nurse

Hooley, E.T. Dry Drayton
Hooley, Mrs Dry Drayton
Kidman, John Dry Drayton 1890s

Trohock, Mrs. Child, Dry Drayton