Thomas Broughton

1868–

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Broughton was born in 1868, his father, John [ James] Broughton, was 34 and his mother, Jane Whitaker, was 34. He lived in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

John [ James] Broughton
1834–
Jane Whitaker
1834–
Samuel Broughton
1861–
James Broughton
1874–
Ada Broughton
1863–
Sarah Ann Broughton
1865–
John Broughton
1866–
Thomas Broughton
1868–
Elizabeth Ellen Broughton
1870–1927

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Samuel Broughton

    Male1861–Male

    Ada Broughton

    Female1863–Female

    Sarah Ann Broughton

    Female1865–Female

    Male1866–Male

    Male1868–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 12

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 40

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places in all parts of England called Broughton. The first element is variously Old English brōc ‘brook’, burh ‘fortress’, or beorg ‘hill’, ‘mound’; the second is in all cases Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Broughton in household of James Broughton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Broughton in household of James Broughton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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