Oldbury's HadleysThe development of this site was born out of one initially starting an ancestry tree. On investigating the Hadley mainline it was noticed that the sister of an ancestor had married another Hadley. On researching another line another Hadley emerged. On realising that the Hadley’s did not move out of the vicinity for over 300 years curiosity got the better. The site is definitely in its infancy and it is anticipated that it will be ongoing as more information is collected or amended. It is hoped it will be a site for everyone connected to the names and locations. It therefore goes without saying that contributions or corrections to any theories or facts will be well received.
Here are some facts about the 1500’s and probably earlier! Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still smelled pretty good by June.. However, since they were starting to smell, brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor. Hence the custom today of carrying a […]