Alfred Thomas Broom

Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alfred Thomas

When Alfred Thomas Broom was born in 1882, in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Curtis Broom, was 37 and his mother, Eleanor White, was 31. He married Jean Coltart on 8 October 1908, in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Alfred Thomas Broom
Jean Coltart
Marriage: 8 October 1908
Eleanor Broom

Spouse and Children

8 October 1908
Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


    Eleanor Broom


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 22

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 32

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Broom(e) or Brome, from Old English brōm ‘broom’, ‘gorse’. There are such places in Bedfordshire, County Durham, Norfolk, Shropshire, Suffolk, Worcestershire, and elsewhere.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred Thomas Broom in household of John Curtis Broom, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Alfred Broom, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Thomas Broom in household of John Broom, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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