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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 Broster surname or get a copy of the Broster family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"BROSTER. An old spelling of BKEWSTEH, q.v., which has become a separate surname. D. K. Broster is author of several novels on Scottish themes. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Broster Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Broster 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 below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. 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 Broster family tree.

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