Sarah Broadbent

Female26 October 1808–

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Broadbent was born on 26 October 1808, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Broadbent, was 25 and her mother, Jane France, was 27.

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William Broadbent
Jane France
Hannah Broadbent
Sarah Broadbent
Jonathan Broadbent
Jane Broadbent
William Broadbent
Mary Broadbent
Henry Broadbent
Jane Broadbent
Eliza Jane Broadbent
Ann Elizabeth Broadbent

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Broadbent, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Broadbent, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"
  • Sarah Broadbent, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

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World Events (8)


Age 7

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 13

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Age 35

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

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’.

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

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