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John Broderick, William Brodie, Andrew Brodribb, Benjamin Brokenshire, James Brokenshire,
John Brolly, Johan Emil Broman, Joseph John Bromell,


John Broderick

John Broderick and Rose Anna Wickington (Whittington) 1842 - 1898 #8269 aged 56, daughter of Cath and John Whittington, came from Dublin c1861 to Victoria with their first two children, John and Emily.
John Broderick 1828 - 1904, died at Garvoc, where his son Joseph also died in 1903 aged 25
13 children 1. John Broderick 1859 - 1946 #12541 aged 87
2. Emily Broderick 1860 - 1929 #4736
3. Sarah Ann Broderick 1862 #17 born at 'Alla' in Victoria
4. William John Broderick 1863 #23352 - 1864 died at Terang
5. Catherine Broderick 1865 #19068 - 1866
6. John Joseph Broderick 1867 #11508 - 1903 aged 25 registered at Terang
7. Elizabeth Broderick 1869 #17726 registered at Panmure
8. Mary Jane Broderick 1871 #9106
9. Georgiana Broderick 1873 #9401
10. Catherine Broderick 1875 #9237 born at Gavorc
11. Rose Anne Broderick 1878 #9217
12. William James (John) Broderick 1880 #2701 - 1949 #22311 aged 69
13. Francis John Broderick 1881 - 1940 #12645 aged 59
1. John Broderick 1859 - 1946 #12541 aged 87, born in Dublin and died in Elstenwick, Victoria, wed 1879 #3919 to Rose Ann Evans 1854 - 1923 #10417 aged 69, daughter of Mary Malone and William Evans born in Dublin, and lived in South Melbourne
8 Children 1. Ellen Lillian Broderick 1880 #22370 - 1971 #23408 aged 86 died at Healesville
2. Rose Louisa Broderick 1882 #2381 - 1948 #1646 aged 63, died at Kew
3. Edward Thomas Broderick 1883 #24865 - 1970 #22367 aged 86 died at Healesville
4. William Henry Broderick 1885 #19466 - 1958 #9961 aged 73
5. Julia Georgina Broderick 1887 #4957 - 1971 #20240 aged 84 died at Healesville
6. John Louis Broderick 1889 #5423 lived 5 months
7. Marion Clara Broderick 1891 #14886 - 1913 #5544 aged 22
8. Ada Rebecca Broderick 1893 #54 - 1977 #15291 aged 83 died at Healesville
John Broderick wed 1911 #3960 to Alice Dignan 1867 #20891 - 1926 #12053 aged 50, dau of Annie OBrien and John Dignan, died at Terang. The children were born at Garvoc, with Annie born at Camperdown
11 children 1. John Broderick 1897 #11203
2. William (Francis) Broderick 1898 #11196 - 1974 #12113 aged 76
3. Nita Rosanne Broderick 1899 #26750
4. Kate Broderick 1900 #26757 - 1900 #12944 lived 1 day
5. Richard Stanley Broderick 1902 #10591
6. Alan Thomas Broderick 1903 #10650 - 1972 #22989 aged 69
7. Leonard Joseph Broderick 1905 #3188 - 1980 #3251 aged 75
8. Mary (Irene) Broderick 1906 #26870
9. Edward (Paul) Broderick 1908 #27135
10. Alice (Carmel) Broderick 1911 #3581
11. Annie (Imelda Dolores) Broderick 1913 #28958
2. Rose Louisa Broderick 1882 #2381 - 1948 #1646 aged 63, died at Kew, wed 1909 #4875 to Wm Shaw and lived at Footscray
4 children 1. Agnes Dorothy Shaw 1910 - 1913 #9421 lived 3 years
2. Mary Olive Vera Shaw 1912 #20413
3. Wm Lyall Shaw 1917 #28990
4. Sylvia Adelaide Shaw 1919 #27567
4. William Henry Broderick 1885 #19466 - 1958 #9961 aged 73, wed 1916 #9493 to Cath McNeill 1887 - 1978 #10298 aged 91, which suggests she was Catherine Stella McNeill 1887 #24640 born at Walhalla, and lived at Footscray
2 children 1. Kathleen Broderick 1917 #23755
2. Isabel Roma Broderick 1920 #12545
2. Emily (Emma Theresa) Broderick 1860 - 1929 #4736 wed 1883 #2392 at Drysdale to Thomas Chiller, 4 Children, daughter Susan Frances Victoria Chiller 1888 - 1972, wed John McCullagh (Hitchcock line)
3. Sarah Ann Broderick 1862 #17 born in Victoria wed 1882 #927 to Duncan McPherson from Scotland and lived at Camperdown
9 children 1. Rose Ann McPherson 1883 #7426
2. Sarah McPherson 1886 #1088
3. Alexander McPherson 1887 #17575
4. Robt McPherson 1889 #19349
5. Georgina McPherson 1891 #10145
6. Katie McPherson 1895 #18923
7. Mary McPherson 1897 #17331
8. Frank McPherson 1899 #16649
9. Eliza McPherson 1901 #17229
5. Elizabeth Broderick 1869 #17726 - 1942 #13251 aged 74, wed 1903 #2986 to John Symons and lived in Garvoc
3 Children 1. Robt Fran Symons 1904 #10449
2. Rosanne Symons 1907 #27037
3. Mary Elizth Symons 1912 #6174
6. Mary Jane Broderick 1871 #9106 - 1938 #8582 aged 66, died at St Kilda, wed 1899 #3038 to Edward Morris and lived at Camperdown
3 Children 1. Rose Ann Morris 1900 #24821
2. Cath Morris 1902 #16509
3. Eileen Morris 1907 #16811
7. Georgiana Broderick 1873 #9401 - 1947 #5406 aged 74, wed 1913 #11063 to Wm Jenner, no known children. William appears to be Wm Jenner 1862 - 1934 #636 aged 72, son of Elizth Miller and John Jenner not born in Victoria, died at Fitzroy
8. Catherine Broderick 1875 #9237 - 1939 #10298 aged 63, wed 1907 #5633 to Robt Chas Carman 1877 #13627 born at Camperdown, 4 Children
9. Rose Anne Broderick 1878 #9217 - 1949 #16657 aged 70 died at Edenhope, wed 1908 #5493 to Alfd Wm Ernt Carman 1879 #14263 born at Camperdown, 5 Children
10. William James Broderick 1880 #2701 wed 1906 #8413R to Carol Markham from Tasmania
11. Francis John Broderick 1881 - 1940 #12645 aged 59 wed 1911 #2619R to Marion Medley 1879 #14300 - 1950 #6254 aged 72, born at Carlton
3 Children 1. Francis Leonard Broderick 1912 #20171 lived 1 month
2. Reginald Alan Broderick 1913 #30999
3. Francis Geoffrey Broderick 1915 #30248

William Brodie

William Brodie wed 1874 #123 to Margaret Jane Wilson and lived at Woodford
7 Children 1. Richard Thomas Brodie 1875 #26728
2. Mary Jane Brodie 1877 #25934
3. William Brodie 1880 #5822
4. Susanna Brodie 1882 #6298
5. Benjamin Brodie 1884 #13815
6. James Brodie 1886 #14904
7. Margaret Simpson Brodie 1888 #34518
4. Susan Brodie 1882 #6298 - 1962 #1763 aged 78 wed 1910 #111 to Arthur Robert Trigg 1883 #6116 - 1956 #17616 aged 73

Andrew Brodribb

Andrew Brodribb (or Broadribb) 1852 - 1935 #17435 aged 83, son of Sarah Sherbourne and William Brodribb, wed 19 Oct 1875 #635 to Jane Howlett 16 Aug 1858 #1895 - 1928 #13155 aged 70, she aged 17, he aged 22, lived at Lucknow then Swan Reach, both died at Bairnsdale
8 Children 1. Sylvia Sarah Blanche Broadribb 1878 #20433
2. Arthur John Brodribb 1881 #144 - 1953 #21348 aged 72
3. Sarah Coplen Brodribb 1883 #6536
4. Emily Jane Broadribb January 1885 lived 1 day
4. Henry Alfred Brodribb 1885 #14008 - 1969 #7874 aged 84
6. Frederick George Broadribb 1887 #32413
7. Louisa Alice Broadribb 1890 #8128
6. Mary Olive Brodribb 1892 #27758 lived 1 month

Benjamin Brokenshire

Cornwall 1851, Folio 183 Page 11 and 12, Civil Parish of Tywardreath
45,,Richard Netherton,Head,M,50,,Lab,Fowey Cornwall,, ,,Jane Netherton,Wife,M,,44,,St Blazey Cornwall,, ,,William Netherton,Son,,10,,Scholar,Tywardreath Cornwall,, ,,Richard Netherton,Son,,5,,Scholar,Tywardreath Cornwall,, ,,Sarah J. Netherton,Dau,,,7m,,Tywardreath Cornwall,, ,,Cathrine Brokenshire,Mtrlaw,W,,75,Bed Layer Pauper,Luxullion Cornwall,, ,,Benjamin Brokenshire,Brolaw,U,26,,Lab,St Blazey Cornwall,,
Benjmn 38 came Sep 1866 on the Suffolk
Benjmn Brokenshire 38 (Benjamin Brokenshire joined by Elizabeth Yelland, son James 1858 #3361 at Maldon)

James and Elizabeth Brokenshire

James Brokenshire aged 45 came Sep 1857 as Unassisted Immigrants on the Marco Polo with Elizabeth Brokenshire aged 45, W Brokenshire aged 16, Ann Brokenshire aged 16 and Jas Brokenshire aged 12
James Brokenshire 1812 - 1870 #6137 aged 58, son of Ann and Thomas Brokenshire from Cornwall, wed Jul-Sep 1840 to Elizabeth Hill in the district of Wolverhampton, it spans the boundaries of the counties of Shropshire, Staffordshire and West Midlands.
Abt 1812 in Worcestershire or Cornwall?, England? Christening: 5 May 1811 ? Egloshayle, Cornwall?
Death: Aug 1897 (age 85?) in Ballarat, Victoria, dau of Nancy Davies and William Hill
James (Job?) Brokenshire b: Abt 1812 in Luxulyan?, Cornwall, UK d: 1870 age 58 in Ballarat?, Victoria, Australia
Elizabeth Brokenshire b: Abt 1819 in St Dennis, Cornwall, UK d: 1881 #5810 age 61 in Bendigo, Victoria, wed Williams
3 children 1. Ann 'Annie' Brokenshire b: 6 Apr 1839 in Dudley?, Worcestershire, England d: Dec 1907 age 58 in Ballarat East, Victoria, Australia
2. William Brokenshire b: 10 Oct 1840 in Wolverhampton, chr 25 Dec 1846 in St Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England d: in ?
3. James Brokenshire b: 16 Sep 1845 in Dudley?, Worcestershire, England c: 25 Dec 1846 in St Thomas, Dudley, 1939 #12176 aged 94
1. Anne Brokenshire 1839 - 1907 #10988 aged 58 dau of Elizabeth Hill and James Brokenshire wed 1865 #2355 to Richard Hammer 1832 - 1914 aged 82 years, son of Maria Tonkin and Richard Hammer, and lived at Ballarat
Richard Hammer wed July-Sep 1840 to Maria Tonkin, in Cornwall
12 children 1. Mary Elizabeth Hammer 1866 #20993 - 1871 lived 4 years
2. Mary Jane Hammer 1869 #6422 - 1954 aged 84, wed William George Lonnie 1866 - 1943 aged 77 son of Isabel McCarther and William Lonnie, were in New Sealand
3. James Brokenshire Hammer 1871 #6840 - 1952 aged 81, wed 1895 #4126 to Clara Cutler - 1953 aged 79
4. Elizth Ann Hammer 1873 #7152 - 1948 wed 1902 #3972 to James Ian Morrow
5. Thomas Hammer 1875 #6739 - 1875 #5639 lived 1 day
6. Rhoda Maria Hammer 1876 #20686 - 1934 aged 58, wed 1900 #2642 to David Robertson
7. Richard Hammer 1879 #274 - 1941 aged 64, wed 1904 #596 to Amelia Jane Bartle 1878 #21663 - 1929 #262 aged 50 dau of Emma Richards 1840 - 1881 #9854 aged 40 dau of Rebecca Ingram and James Richards, and Thomas Bartle
8. William Quick Hammer 1881 #6799 - 1940 aged 59, wed 1906 #2792 to Alice Bertha Hauser 1881 - 1959 #123 aged 78 dau of Christina Haub wed 1859 #4734 to Conrad Hauser
9. Phillip John Hammer 1883 #14009 - 1883 #7237 lived 4 months
10. Louisa May Hammer 1884 #22235 - 1925 aged 40, wed 1907 #5786 to Walter Hewett Nicholls 1887 #8247 son of Mary Hewett from Berwickshire wed 1870 #3032 to Robert Uriah Nicholls from Devonshire
11. Sydney Gardner Hammer 1888 #17484 - 1889 lived 9 months
12. Kate Sophia Hammer 1889 - 1889 lived 8 weeks

1851 Cornwall census, Civil Parish of St. Austell, Eccl. District of Charlestown
157,Fatwork Downs,Richard Hammer,Head,M,29, Copper Miner,St. Mewan Cornwall,
Maria Hammer,Wife,M, 28, Tavistock Devon, Mary J. Hammer,Dau, 10, St. Austell Cornwall, Richard Hammer,Son, 8, Tin Ore Dresser,St. Austell Cornwall, John Hammer,Son, 6, Sunday Scholar,St. Austell Cornwall, Elizabeth Hammer,Dau, 5,Sunday Scholar,St. Austell Cornwall, William Hammer,Son, 4, Sunday Scholar,St. Austell Cornwall, Christianna Hammer,Dau, 3, St. Austell Cornwall, Phillip H. Hammer,Son, 1, St. Austell Cornwall,
Folio 107 Page 48
Rhoda M. Hammer,Dau, 4d, St. Austell Cornwall, Elizabeth L. Tonkin,Sislaw, 14, St. Austell Cornwall, 1. Anne Brokenshire 1839
2. William Brokenshire wed 1862 #3456 to Louisa Clark
1 child 1. Joseph Charles Brokenshire 1863 #450 - 1863 #304 lived 2 weeks
3. James Job Brockenshire/ Brokenshire 1845 wed 1877 #2833 to Jane Catherine Phillips 1854 - 1880 #3326 aged 26, dau of Jane Veal and Wm Phillips from London,
James Job Brokenshire wed 1883 #3862 to Jane Downing from Worcestershire
Jane BROKENSHIRE (nee DOWNING) was born to Henry DOWNING and Elizabeth ROSKELLY at Ballarat in 1858.
In 1883 she married James Job BROKENSHIRE. Their children – William Phillip abt. 1879-1956, Phoebe 1884-1971, James Downing 1886-1942, Alice (TAYLOR) 1888-1969, Harry Stanley 1889-1956, Victor 1899-1964, Nellie Elizabeth (BASSETT) 1891-1942, Campbell 1894-1958 and David Raskilly 1897-1955.
Jane Downing 1858 #16813 - 12 Apr 1932 #4058 aged 73 years and was buried in Ballarat New Cemetery on 13.04.1932
James Job Brokenshire 7 Mar 1939 #12176 aged 86 was buried with Jane on 08.03.1939. Their daughter Phoebe was buried with them on 16.11.1971. Headstone – Brokenshire/Brokenshire/mother/father and Phoebe.
BROKENSHIRE. —On the 7th March, 1939, at private hospital Ballarat, James J. Brokenshire, of 219 Ligar street, Ballarat, beloved husband of the late Jane, and loving father of Mabel, Will, Phoebe, Jim, Alice, Stan (ex- A.I.F.), Nell, Cam (ex. A.I.F.), Dave (ex A.I.F.), and Vic., in his 87th year. —Peacefully sleeping.
1890-91 Niven’s Directory P. 19 & 57: BROKENSHIRE, J J., Auctioneer, 26 Ligar Street, Ballarat.
1894 Webb’s Directory P. 110 & 110: BROKENSHIRE, J J., Auctioneer, 26 Ligar Street, Ballarat. (updated 15 March 2011)
James Job Brokenshire, b: 27 Jul 1852 in Dudley?, Worcestershire, England d: 1939 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Jane Downing 1858 #16813 - 1932 #4058 aged 74 died at Ballarat, dau of Elizth Roskilly/Roskelly and Henry Downing
2 children 1. Mabel Brokenshire 1878 #13273
2. Wm Phillips Brokenshire 1880 #6339
8 children 3. Phoebe Brokenshire 1884 #22125 (father called Joseph Job)
4. James Downing Brokenshire 1886 #7710
5. Alice Brokenshire 1888 #343
6. Harry Stanley Brokenshire 1889 #28375
7. Nellie Ellen Brokenshire 1891 #29574 - 13 Dec 1941 aged 50, wed
8. Campbell Brokenshire 1894 #17414
9. David Raskilly Brokenshire 1897 #513
10. Victor Brokenshire 1899
1. Mabel Brokenshire 1878 #13273 - 1965 #12901 aged 87, wed 1903 #2488 to Andrew Christopher Curnow 1875 #21056 - 1941 #15142 aged 64, son of Sarah Willis wed 1869 #3898 to Andrew Christopher Curnow
Senior Andrew Christopher Curnow 1834 - 1904 #11251 aged 70 son of Jane Christopher wed 26 Sept 1829 by banns to William Curnow of Morvah, from the transcript of Uny Lelant Marriage Register 1813–1837 provided by Linda Fowler
1841 Census Cornwall, for Civil Parish of St. Ives, Book 6 Folio 26 Page 15
Fore Street,1,William Curnow,30, Butcher, Jane Curnow 30, William Curnow,4, James Curnow,1, and Jane Blight 10,Female Servant. all born In county,
Jane Christopher died 1799 - 1891 #13143 aged 92, dau of Phyllis unknown and Andrew Christopher
6. Harry Stanley Brokenshire 31 Oct 1889 - 21 Oct 1953, wed 7 Oct 1920 to Florence Irene Bassett 1890 - 1976, one child, Lance Brokenshire
7. Nellie Elizabeth Brokenshire 1 Oct 1891 #29574 - 13 Dec 1941 wed 7 Nov 1917 to Lancelot Leslie Bassett 1 May 1892 - 5 Sep 1978

John Brolly

John Brolly aged 31 in 1863, 1832 - 1868 #5744 aged 36 son of Rebecca Stanson and Patrick Brolly from County Londonderry (David born at Templemoyle Derry), came June 1863 on the Royal Dane with Mary Jackson 35, Rebecca Brolly aged 11, John Brolly aged 9, David Brolly aged 7, Francis Brolly aged 5, Elizth Brolly aged 2, Infany Brolly born at Sea and moved to Wangaratta
Mary Brolly nee Jackson wed 1870 #260 to Charles Bewsey from Somerset, whose wife Sarah Oram 1822 - 1869 #2327 aged 47 dau of William Oram
8 Children 1. Rebecca Brolly 11, c1851
2. John Brolly 9, c1853
3. David Brolly 7, c1855
4. Francis Brolly 5, c1857
5. Elizth Brolly 2, c1861
6. infant Brolly c1863 is Robert Brolly 1894 #15254 died aged 32
7. James Brolly 1866 - 1868 #9977 lived 13 months
8. Mary Brolly 1867 #25230
1. Rebecca Brolly c1852 - 1883 #6973 aged 30, wed 1873 #4616 to Andrew McAliece from Ballymina, 3 Children
2. John Brolly c1854 wed 1875 #4603 to Catherine Gibson and lived at Wangaratta
1st Child 1. John Brolly 887 #24685 - 1888 #4158 lived 4 months
3. David Brolly 1855 - 1891 #18362 aged 36 wed 1889 #5909 to Sarah Jane Woods Shanks 1862 #18052 born at Oxley, and lived at Wangaratta
Sarah Jane Woods Brolly nee Shanks wed 1897 #862 to Herbert Wm Mylrea 1870 #3508 born in Melbourne
2 Children 1. Ernest Victor Brolly 1890 #37232 - 1891 #8452 lived 7 months
2. David Brolly 1892 #18218
4. Francis Brolly c1859 wed 1888 #1225 to Helen Mailer Black 1864 #14077 born at Clunes
1st Child 1. Jessie Osweld Brolly 1889 #4291
5. Elizabeth Brolly c1861 wed 1883 #2820 to Samuel Dowey from Scotland, 8 chn
8. Mary Ann Brolly 1867 #25230 wed 1900 #7261R to Robt Burns Thomson


Johan Emil Broman

Johan Emil Broman, born in Sweden, wed 1894 to Mary Ellen McLean c1875 - 1950, daughter of Sophia Wetherall and David McLean, born at Windsor. They registered Victor Omilius Broman 1895 - 1982. Emil John Broman died 1898, son of Peter and Marie Broman. He appears to be Carl's cousin, if Carl's father's name was correctly recorded.

Carl Gustaf Broman 1867 - 30 July 1952 #8636, son of Gustaff, born in Stockholm, wed 1895 to Elizabeth Emma Tarbat.
Carl Gustaf Broman senior died as husband of Sarah, and stepfather of George, May, Norman and Les (Patching). He is buried at Brighton Cemetery. Family details were first gathered from the details published in the Sun Newspaper, adjusted March 2000.

9 children 1. John Ryno Broman 1896 - 1978 aged 82, wed 1915 to Doris Ann Refester (Dot) and children Jack, Alby, Doris and Valda.
2. Amalia Gladys (Malia) Broman 1898 - 1971 wed 1917 to (1) Stanley McMillan, and (2) ? Jones
3. Albert Broman 1900 lived 1 day
4. Carl Rudolf Broman 1901 lived 1 day
5. Eric Broman 1903 (dec),
6. Carl Gustaf Broman 1904 - 20 April 195 #4894
5. Jean Broman 1905 wed 1920 to John Albert Weeks,
6. Olive Elizabeth Broman 1906,
7. Ivy Octavia Broman 1908 - 1968, wed ? Eldred, children Arthur and Thelma, and grandchildren Susan and Peter.
8. Albert Ronald Broman 1910
9. Sydney Horace Broman 1916 - 1970
Carl senior's second Wife
Sarah Broman died in Sept 1955, the surname Patching is in brackets, aged 84 and buried at Coburg Cemetery. The Death Index gives her parents as George William Gay and Sarah Ellen Williams.
Sarah Ellen Gay 1871 #1791 wed 1888 to John Albert Patching.
Carl Gustaf Broman junior 1904 - 20 April 1952 wed 1924 #1495 to Theresa Guscetti Hitchcock born 1903 #11561, at Kyabram, died 1948 #6460 of Breast Cancer, at Heidelberg. Their children are Gwenda and Lois

Carl Gustaf Broman junior, died as husband of Winifred, father of Gwenda, Lois and Bert, and father-in-law of Ray. Buried at Springvale Crematorium.
Note - Bert was the son of second wife Winifred.

Joseph John Bromell

Joseph John Bromell aged 20 came Nov 1857 on the Carrier Dove and wed 1864 #1508 to Amelia Mary Ann Glenfield - only one of this surname, aged 14 came Apr 1857 on the Sabrina, and lived at Ashby near Geelong.
7 Children 1. William Bromell 1865 #2426 lived 3 days
2. Louisa Jane Bromell 1866 #2379
3. Alfred Bromell 1869 #2587
4. Arthur Albert Bromell 1872 #9164 lived 4 months
5. Geo Edgar Bromell 1875 - 1942 #1619 aged 67
6. Alice Maud Bromell 77 #1880 - 1957 #17671 aged 77
7. Charles Kensell Bromell 1885 #25773 - 1964 #2261 aged 79 wed Mabel Gregory
2. Louisa Jane Bromell 1866 #2379 - 1940 #1422 aged 74, wed 1886 #6934 to James Sutch 1859 - 1937 #1406 aged 78, lived at Sandhurst, 8 children



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