Mary Broadbent

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Broadbent was christened on 29 June 1788, in Saddleworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Broadbent, was 62 and her mother, Sarah Whitehead, was 42.

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Family Time Line

James Broadbent
1726–1820
Sarah Whitehead
1746–1822
Benjamin Broadbent
1768–
Ralph Broadbent
1774–1805
Billey Broadbent
–1778
Robert Broadbent
1769–
Hannah Broadbent
1770–
James Broadbent
1772–
Miss Broadbent
1773–
William Broadbent
1779–
Abraham Broadbent
1782–1783
Abraham Broadbent
1784–
Mary Broadbent
1788–

Sources (1)

  • Mary Broadbent, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1815

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

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.

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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