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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Broadwood surname or get a copy of the Broadwood family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"BROADWOOD. The English spelling of BRAIDWOOD, q.v. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Broadwood Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Broadwood 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 Broadwood family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Broadwood

Wikipedia Lucy Etheldred Broadwood (August 9, 1858 ? August 22, 1929) was principally an English folksong collector and researcher during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Wikipedia James Shudi Broadwood (20 December 1772 ? 8 August 1851) was a piano maker in Middlesex and a magistrate in Surrey.