Percy George Broom

Hornsey, Middlesex, England

The Life of Percy George

When Percy George Broom was born in 1889, in Hornsey, Middlesex, England, his father, Francis Broom, was 41 and his mother, Kate Robinson, was 38. He married Dorothy May Orchard in January 1921, in Hungerford, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Isleworth, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Heston, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1939.

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Percy George Broom
Dorothy May Orchard
Marriage: January 1921

Spouse and Children

January 1921
Hungerford, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 15

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 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 32

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

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)

  • George P Broom in household of Francis Broom, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Percy George Broom in household of Kate Broom, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Broom, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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