Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameRobert Broughton
Birth1798, Butley
FatherJohn BROUGHTON (1768-1826)
MotherAnn BUGG (1776-1869)
Birth1800, Edgefield
MarriageMar 1821, Edgefield
ChildrenDaniel (1821-1851)
 James (1822-)
 Robert (1824-)
 Elizabeth (1826-)
 Robert (1832-)
 James (1834-1909)
 Mary Ann (1836-)
 Maria (1837-1838)
 Emily (1841-)
 Eliza (1841-)
 Caroline (1844-1900)
 William (1846-1902)
Notes for Robert Broughton
Robert Broughton was born around 1798 and christened in Butley on 13th January 1798. He was the son of John Broughton (1768) and Ann Bugg. He became a blacksmith and a farmer and married Sarah Woodyard in Edgefield in March or April 1821. They had twelve children. From 1836 to 1854, Robert was described as a blacksmith in trades directories. In 1841 he was living at Cross Green, Edgefield and described as a journeyman. In 1851 he was listed as a farmer of 30 acres in the census, and was described as a Senior Farmer living at The Green in Edgefield. In 1861 he was described as a farmer of 23 acres and living at Cross Road, Edgefield.

• 1. Ralph Broughton's Data. From Butley parish register: "Broughton, Robert, son of John Broughton and Anne his wife was baptised 13 January 1798". • 2. Ralph Broughton's Data. Robert Broughton married Sarah Woodyard at Edgefield March/April 1821. They had 12 children and remained in Edgefield. • 3. Ralph Broughton's Data. Robert Broughton was known to be a blacksmith. • 4. 1851 Census. Edgefield. Robert Broughton. Head. Age 53. Farmer of 30 Acres. Born Edgefield. • 5. White's Norfolk Directory, 1836. Robert Broughton, Blacksmith in Edgefield. • 6. White's Norfolk Directory, 1846. Robert Broughton, Blacksmith at Edgefield. • 7. White's Norfolk Directory, 1854. Robert Broughton, Blacksmith, "The Green", Edgefield. • 8. Kelly's Directory of Norfolk, 1864. Robert Broughton, Senior Farmer, "The Green", Edgefield. • 9. 1861 Census. Cross Road, Edgefield. Robert Broughton. Head. Age 63. Farmer 23 acres. Born Butler [sic]. • 10. 1841 Census. Cross Green, Edgefield. Robert Broughton. Age 44. Journeyman. Born Norfolk.
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