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"BROOM. Local. There are places so named near Hawick, and in the shires of Ayr, Dumfries, Clackmannan, and Banff. John Brume was one of the burgesses of Stirling who attacked the cruives and fishings of the abbot and convent of Cambuskenneth, 1366 ( (Cambus., 55). Marion Brwme resigned a tenement in Glasgow in favor of her Kinsman Robert Brwne, 1549 (Protocols, i). Five of the name are in the Edinburgh Marriage Register from 1627 onward. William Broom, farmer in Mulravenside, 1771 (Stirling). In Galloway the name appears in 1684 as McKbroome. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Broom Family Tree

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Some Famous People with the surname of Broom

Wikipedia Professor Robert Broom (November 30, 1866, Paisley ? April 6, 1951) was a South African doctor and paleontologist.
Wikipedia James Madison Broom (1776 ? January 15, 1850) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware.
Wikipedia Jacob Broom (July 25, 1808 ? November 28, 1864) was an American Party member of the U.
Wikipedia Romell Broom (born 4 June 1956) is an American convicted of murder, kidnap and rape.