Joseph Broad

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Broad was born in 1782, in Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Broad, was 26 and his mother, Mary Strange, was 31. He married Sarah Hencock on 6 October 1805, in Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died about September 1866, in Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire, England, at the age of 84, and was buried in Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire, England.

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Joseph Broad
Sarah Hencock
Marriage: 6 October 1805
Mary Broad
Thomas Broad
Henry Broad
Lucy Broad
Elizabeth Broad
Ann Broad
Thomas Broad
Eliza Broad

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  • Joseph Broad, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Joseph Broad, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Broad, "England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, Marriages, 1537-1930"

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1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a stout or large person, from Middle English brod(e) ‘wide, broad’ (Old English brād).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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