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The ‘Brothwood.Name’ domain name it seems an obvious web address for all things Brothwood


Origins in the 1800’s Shropshire, Stafford in England, where there were Iron workings, you would find the name Brothwood. Amongst the 124 names listed in the 1881 British Censes, occupations included are Miners, Coal and Iron, Iron Puddlers, Nail makers and Bolt makers. By the 1901 British Census, listed are 136 Brothwood names.

Most family’s can still trace a connection back to the Shropshire and Stafford area of England, now the Brothwood name can be found across the UK and for that matter across the globe, as early as 1888 listed in an index of names which appear in the biographical volume of the Aldine Centennial History of New South Wales, published in 1888 a Harry Skarrat Brothwood living in Leichhardt, Sydney, Australia.

Pages of interest


Those bearing the Brothwood name listed in the 1881 Census


Those bearing the Brothwood name listed in the 1981 Census

James Francis Brothwood in Ireland by Susan Hughes

An Interesting History by Graham Brothwood

Genealogy Links  General Genealogy links of interest.

Historical Images

Wedding Group

Family wedding photo posted by Chris Brothwood, Walsall, West Midlands .


Jack Brothwood and Grandson, Posted by Colin Brothwood, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

Street Party

Fleet Street, , Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

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How Many Brothwood’s

1841 Census 3        

1851 Census 17

1861 Census 55

1871 Census 43

1881 Census 124

1891 Census 115

1901 Census 147