James Brough

28 January 1780–
Caputh, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Brough was born on 28 January 1780, in Caputh, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Brough, was 30 and his mother, Agnes Chalmers, was 26.

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Family Time Line

William Brough
1750–1823
Agnes Chalmers
1754–1823
Amelia Or Emily Brough
1776–1832
John Brough
1777–
George Brough
1779–
James Brough
1780–
Joseph Brough
1780–
Elspet Brough
1785–
James Brough
1787–
Child Brough
1789–
Mary Brough
1791–1864
John Brough
1794–
Agnes Brough
1795–1868

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 22

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 35

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 43

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places called Brough, of which there are several in Yorkshire and Derbyshire as well as elsewhere. The place name is from Old English burh ‘fortress’ and in most cases these are the sites of Roman fortifications. The pronunciation is usually ‘bruff’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Brauch .

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

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