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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Broad Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Broad Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Broad family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Broad

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Wikipedia Eli Broad (born June 6, 1933) a native of Detroit, Michigan is a American billionaire who presently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Wikipedia Brian Christopher "Chris" Broad (born 29 September 1957, Knowle, Bristol) is a former England Test cricketer and current Test official.
Wikipedia Stuart Christopher John Broad (born 24 June 1986 in Nottingham, England) is a cricketer who plays Test and One Day International cricket for England.
Wikipedia Joseph Broad (born August 24, 1982 in Bristol) is an English professional footballer.
Wikipedia Shepard Broad was born on July 8, 1906 in Pinsk, Belarus as Szmuel Bobrowice.
Wikipedia Neil Broad (born 20 November 1966 in Cape Town, South Africa) is a tennis player who represented Great Britain for most of his playing career.
Wikipedia Harrington Evans Broad (born 1844?December 8, 1927) was an English Liberal Party politician who represented the South Derbyshire constituency in the House of Commons between 1892 and 1895.
Wikipedia James Broad (May 9, 1814 ? December 27, 1888) was an English cricketer who played for Kent.
Wikipedia James "Jimmy" Broad (10 November 1891 ? 1963) was an English footballer who played as a forward for various Football League clubs in the 1910s and 1920s, including Oldham Athletic, Stoke City and Everton.
Wikipedia Stephen Broad (born 10 June 1980) is an English footballer, who played as a defender in the Football League for Southend United.
Wikipedia Thomas Higginson Broad (31 July 1887 ? 1966) was an English footballer who played at outside-right for various clubs in the first quarter of the twentieth century, spending the largest part of his career with Oldham Athletic and Bristol City.
Wikipedia Captain Hubert Standford Broad MBE AFC (1897-1975) was an English First World War aviator and notable test pilot.