genfairfor a whole lot of "Willey" info.
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Old Dolly was the first heavy horse I worked with, a Welsh Cob, a glutton for work with a hair trigger.
The family [Family history snippits 840 to date] to my mind as a youngster growing up in the country seemed a never ending timeless unit. [An introducton and some historical details of the Willeys's plus genealogical data 899 to the 1700's]
While each member put a different meaning to their own part within the family history.this page soon filled and this is the way to go [Genealogical data 1700's to 1800's]
The Village's part in this feeling of history made it a good place to be. [Genealogical data 1900 to date]
For the American connection see for information about family members who fought with Cornwallis in 1781 at Yorktown.
for a look at the family's history in the U.S.A from 1750 onwards.
More back ground information
A B C listings includes some info for "Willey's"
Leicestershire information of interest to the "Willey's"
Leicestershire and Rutland family history society for a whole lot of help and support in chasing family roots [including "Willey's"]
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