When Susanna Broadbent was born on 17 October 1736, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jonathan Broadbent, was 35 and her mother, Ann Battison, was 31.
English (northern): habitational name from a minor place in Lancashire, near Oldham, named Broadbent, from Old English brād ‘broad’ (see Broad ) + beonet ‘bent grass’.
English: occasionally a variant of B roadbelt, from Middle English brod, brad ‘wide, broad’ + belt ‘belt, girdle’, used for a stout man, i.e. someone who wore a ‘broad belt’.
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