Global Brough Database

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John Maitland Brough

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the death certificate of "John Maitland Brough" from New Zealand, which stated that he died on 13 October 1917 in Taoroa (Wanganui, North Island, New Zealand); that he died of "Chronic Endocarditis"at the age of 71 years old (born about 1846); that he was born "At Sea" and had lived in New Zealand for "71 years; that his parents were Thomas Brough, a Farmer, and Sarah Carroll; that he was married in Wanganui (North Island, New Zealand) when he was 29 years old (so married in about 1875) to Elizabeth Wallace--who was a widow and "61" years old in 1917 (so she was born about 1856); and that he was the father of 8 living children (in 1917): 6 males--ages 41 (born about 1876), 39 (born about 1878), 37 (born about 1880) , 33 (born about 1884), 31 (born about 1886), 25 (born about 1892); and 2 females--ages 35 (born about 1882), and 19 (born about 1898).

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of birth certificate of John Stewart Brough from New Zealand, which stated that he was born on 3 July 1884 in Kaikokopu (on the North Island of New Zealand), and that his father was "John Brough", a Dairyman, 39 years old (born about 1845), who was born "at sea"; and that his mother was "Elizabeth Brough formerly Wallace", 29 years old (born about 1855), who was born in Wanganui (on the North Island of New Zealand); and that John Brough and Elizabeth Brough were married on 12 August 1875 in Wanganui (on the North Island of New Zealand).

Information on this individual was obtained from New Family Search (Feb.2011).

Information on this individual was obtained from Ancestry.com (Feb.2011).


Elizabeth Wallace

Person listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).

Individual listed in the  IGI or New Family Search (Feb 2011).

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of birth certificate of John Stewart Brough from New Zealand, which stated that he was born on 3 July 1884 in Kaikokopu (on the North Island of New Zealand), and that his father was "John Brough", a Dairyman, 39 years old (born about 1845), who was born "at sea"; and that his mother was "Elizabeth Brough formerly Wallace", 29 years old (born about 1855), who was born in Wanganui (on the North Island of New Zealand); and that his John Brough and Elizabeth Brough were married on 12 August 1875 in Wanganui (on the North Island of New Zealand).


Marriage Notes for John Maitland Brough and Elizabeth Wallace-17402

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the marriage certificate of "John Brough" and "Elizabeth Wallace" from New Zealand, which stated that they were married on 12 August 1875 in "St. Mary's Church, Wanganui" (North Island, New Zealand), and that "John Brough" was "29" years old (born about 1846), a "Bachelor" and "Labourer"; and that "Elizabeth Wallace" was "19" years old (born about 1856), and a "Spinster".  The marriage was witnessed by John Wallace [a] Blacksmith [of] Wanganui; and Margaret Coakley [a] Teacher [of] Wanganui.


William Brough

In April 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the birth certificate of William Brough from New Zealand, which stated that he was born on 3 September 1878 in Wanganui (North Island, New Zealand); that his parents were John Brough, a Labourer, who had been born "At Sea" and was 32 years old in 1878 (so born about 1848); that his mother was Elizabeth Brough "formerly Wallace", who had been born in Wanganui and was 21 years old in 1878 (so born about 1857); and that the Informant at the time William Brough was his father, John Brough.

The death of William Brough is listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that he died in 1947 at 69 yeras old (born about 1878).


Sarah Teresa Brough

In April 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the birth certificate of Sarah Teresa Brough from New Zealand, which stated that she was born on 5 August 1882 in Kaikokopu, Wanganui (North Island, New Zealand); that her father was John Brough, a Milkman, who was born "At Sea" and was 36 years old in 1882 (so born about 1846); that her mother was Elizabeth Brough "formerly Wallace", who was born in Wanganui and was 27 years old in 1882 (so born about 1855); that her parents were married on 12 August 1875 in Wanganui; and that the Informant at the time of her birth was her father, John Brough, of Wanganui.

Information on Sarah Teresa Brough is listed in New Family Search (Feb.2011).


John Stewart Brough

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of birth certificate of John Stewart Brough from New Zealand, which stated that he was born on 3 July 1884 in Kaikokopu (on the North Island of New Zealand), and that his father was John Brough, a Dairyman, 39 years old (born about 1845), who was born "at sea"; and that his mother was Elizabeth Brough "formerly Wallace", 29 years old (born about 1855), who was born in Wanganui (on the North Island of New Zealand); and that his John Brough and Elizabeth Brough were married on 12 August 1875 in Wanganui (on the North Island of New Zealand).

The birth of John Stewart Brough is listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which lists his birth year as 1884 and his parents as John Brough and Elizabeth.

The death of John Stuart Brough is listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that he died in 1956 at 72 years old (born about 1884).

John Stewart Brough is listed in New Family Search (Feb 2011).


Lavinia Marsh

Person listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).

Death listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (2011, which states that Lavinia Brough died in 1968 at 79 years old (born about 1889).

Information on this individual was obtained from New Family Search (Feb.2011).


Marriage Notes for John Stewart Brough and Lavinia Marsh-17445

Marriage listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that John Stuart Brough and Lavinia Marsh were married in 1909.


Irene Stella Mary Brough

Individual listed in the IGI or New Family Search (Feb 2011).

Information on this individual was obtained from New Family Search (Feb.2011).


Esau Allen John Brough

Death listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which lists this individual's name, year of death, and age at time of death (which was used to calculate an approximate birthdate).

Information on this individual was obtained from New Family Search (Feb.2011).


Carl Julius Ekdahl

Birth listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).


Ella Mary Brough

In April 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the birth certificate of Ella Mary Brough from New Zealand, which stated that she was born on 19 August 1898 in Hawera (Taranaki, North Island, New Zealand); that her father was John Brough, a "Boarding House Keeper", who was born "At Sea" and was 52 years old in 1898 (so born about 1846); that her mother was Elizabeth Brough "formerly Wallace", who was born in Wanganui and was 43 years old in 1898 (so born in about 1855); that John Brough and Elizabeth Wallace were married on 21 August 1865 (which was a mistake as they were married on 12 August 1875) in Wanganui; and that the Informant at the time of her birth was her father, John Brough, of Hawera.


Marriage Notes for Carl Julius Ekdahl and Ella Mary Brough-17404

Marriage listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).


Richard Wallace Brough

In April 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the birth certificate of Richard Wallace Brough from New Zealand, which states that he was born on 21 November 1876 in Barrys Bay (South Island, New Zealand); that his father was John Brough, a Farmer, who was born in England and was 30 years old in 1876 (born about 1846); and that his mother was "Elizabeth Brough formerly Wallace", who was born in Wanganui, New Zealand, and was 21 years old in 1876 (born about 1855); that John Brough and Elizabeth Wallace were married on 12 August 1875 in Wanganui, New Zealand; and that the Informant at the time of Richard Wallace Brough's birth was his father, John Brough.

The death of Richard Wallace Brough is listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that he died in 1956 at 79 years old (born about 1877).

Research Note:  New Family Search lists the parents of Richard Wallace Brough as John Maitland Brough and Ella Mary.


Louisa Harriett Olsen

Birth listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).


Marriage Notes for Richard Wallace Brough and Louisa Harriett Olsen-17457

Marriage listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that Richard Wallace Brough married Louisa Harriett Olsen in 1910.


Arthur Peter Brough

In April 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the birth certificate of Arthur Peter Brough from New Zealand, which stated that he was born on 21 November 1880 in Kaikokopu, Wanganui (North Island, New Zealand); that his father was John Brough, a Farmer, who was born "At Sea" and was 34 years old in 1880 (so born about 1846); that his mother was Elizabeth Brough "formerly Wallace", who was born in Wanganui, and was 24 years old in 1880 (so born about 1856); that his parents, John Brough and Elizabeth Wallace were married on 12 August 1865 in Wanganui; and that the Informant at the time of his birth was his father, John Brough, of Kaikokopu, Wanganui (North Island, New Zealand).

The death of Arthur Peter Brough is listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that he died in 1953 at 73 years old (born about 1880).


Annie Ethel Hogg

Person listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).


Marriage Notes for Arthur Peter Brough and Annie Ethel Hogg-17408

Marriage listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that Arthur Peter Brough and Annie Ethel Hogg were married in 1906.


Walter Richard Brough

Birth listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).

Death listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that Walter Richard Brough died in 1936 at 26 years old (born about 1910).


William John Brough

Birth listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).

Death listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that William John Brough was born on 22 January 1911 and died in 1991.


Arthur Charles Brough

Birth listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).

Death listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that Arthur Charles Brough was born on 24 October 1906 and died in 1978.


Thomas Brough

In May 2011, Anne Modistach of New South Wales, Australia, provided the RBFO with a copy of the military discharge of Thomas Broe, which stated the following: "65th Regiment of Foot. These are to certify that No. 1900, Thomas Broe, Private, born in the Parish of Round Town, in or near the city of Dublin in the County of Dublin was enlisted at Dublin for the 65th Regiment on the 12th March 1842 at the Age of 17 9/12 Years.  That he has served in the Army for Fourteen Years and 250 Days [and] Was in Australia Ten 10/12 Years.  That he is discharged to consequence of Receiving a free Discharge and Twelve months Pay agreeably to the Royal Warrant of 10th July 1848 with a view of Settling in the Australian Colonies.  Dated: Wellington, New Zealand, 28 February 1857. Character: Good and he wears one good conduct badge with pay."

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the death certificate of Thomas Brough from New Zealand, which stated that he died on 18 July 1876 of "First, Gangrene" and "Second, Phetisis" and was buried on 23 July 1876 in Wanganui Cemetery (on North Island, New Zealand).  The death certificate also stated that Thomas Brough was born in "Dublin, Ireland"; that his father was "John Brough", a "Coach Proprietor"; that his mother was "Elizabeth Brough formerly Brown"; that he was the father of "seven boys and one girl"; that he had lived in New Zealand for "about 30 years"; and that he was "First [married] at 18 years [old]" in "Dublin, Ireland" (which took place in about 1844) and "second [married] at 47 years [old]" in "New Zealand" to "Mary Tozer" (which took place in 1873--so Thomas Brough was born in about 1826).  The "Informant" at the time of Thomas Brough's death was "John Anderson, Undertaker".

In May 2011, Anne Modistach of New South Wales, Australia, informed the RBFO of the following about John Broe and Thomas Brough: "I have a copy of Thomas Broe's certificate of discharge as attached which states that Thomas was born in the Parish of Roundtown in or near the city of Dublin and that he enlisted in the 65th Regiment of Foot on the 12th March 1842 aged 17 yrs 9 mths.  That he served in the army 14 years and 260 days and was in the Australian Colonies (which at that time included New Zealand) ten years and ten months. ...Thomas' army records state he was one of around 100 Irish recruits to the regiment in 1842 and was enlisted in the Dublin district.  His father is described as a "miller" in some records by other family members and the John Broe of Rathfarnham was a sawmiller who had mills in the Dublin area.  Two of his sons followed the same trade."

Research Note:  Ancestry.com (Feb.2011), lists his birth as 12 March 1824 in Rathfamham, Dublin, Ireland, and his parents as John Brough Broe and Elizabeth Brown--although no source is listed for this Ireland birthdate or birth place.

In May 2011, Anne Modistach of New South Wales, Australia, informed the RBFO that: "I have had Thomas' army records researched and during 1844 Thomas was attached to part of his regiment in Carrick-on-Shannon and marched to Dublin in January of that year then marched back to Mullingar in June of that year.  He was there until October when he was relocated to Castlebar and then Loughrea and then was on leave until January 1845.  His first child was born on ship in 1846 after his regiment embarked for Van Diemans Land on May 5, 1846."  Subsequently, Anne Modistach stated: "Thomas arrived in New Zealand on 26 January 1847, as the ships muster books show him paid up in Sydney, [New South Wales, Australia] on the 25 January 1847 and from that date onwards paid in New Zealand.

In May 2011, Peter Allen Brough of Perth, Australia, informed the RBFO that: "Thomas Brough came to New Zealand in 1824 with the 65th Regiment to fight in the New Zealand wars.  He travelled to Australia on the 'Maitland'--a convict ship--as an army guard with his pregnant wife Sarah Jane [Carroll].  Sarah gave birth to a son on the voyage who they named John Maitland Brough after the ship--as was the custom.  They were stationed at Hobart, Tasmania, for several months and then travelled with his regiment aboard the HMS Inflexible to New Zealand.  After his discahrge from the army he stayed on in New Zealand and settled."


Sarah Carroll

The birth and christening of "Jane Carroll" is listed in the online IrishGenealogy.ie website, which states that she was born and christened (or "baptized") in "1816" in the "Roman Catholic" church of "Rathfarnham, Dublin", Ireland, and that her parents were "John Carroll" and "Cath".

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the death certificate of Sarah Brough from New Zealand, which stated that she died on 21 January 1873 at "57 yes" [years] old (born about 1816) of "Haematemesis [and] Excessive loss of blood by the bowels", and that the "Informant" at the time of her death was "Thomas Brough the Husband" of "Duvauchelle Bay" (on South Island, New Zealand).

The burial (and photo of the headstone) of Sarah Brough is listed and shown on Ancestry.com.  The headstone reads: "Sarah wife of Thomas Brough who departed this life January 21st 1873 aged 51 years" (born about 1822).

Sarah Jane Carroll is listed in New Family Search (Feb.2011; PI# 9V7G-X3G) with her husband and children.


Marriage Notes for Thomas Brough and Sarah Carroll-17486

The marriage entry of "Thomas Brough" and "Sarah Carroll" states that it took place on 21 June 1844 in St. Paul's, Arran Quay, Dublin, Ireland, and that their "Denomination" was "Roman Catholic".  The marriage was witnessed by James Geoghegan and Maryann Lee.  (This marriage information was provided to the RBFO in May 2011 by Anne Modistach, who had located it on the Roots Ireland website.  The transcription of the marriage entry was originally produced by the Swords Historical Society of Dublin, Ireland.)

In May 2011, Anne Modistach of New South Wales, Australia, informed the RBFO of the following about Thomas Brough's marriage to Sarah Carroll: "Thomas' marriage record clearly shows that he was at least 20 and that Sarah was 22.  Sarah died in January 1873 and Thomas married again that year to Mary Tozer and had two more children: Charles Patrick, born 1876, and Sarah Ann, in 1875."

Research Note:  According to a submission on Ancestry.com (Feb.2011), Thomas Brough and Sarah Jane Carroll were supposedly married in "1839" in "Dublin, Ireland" when Thomas Brough was about "15" years old.  However, according to the website "Irish Genealogy" (www.irishgenealogy.ie) this marriage actually took place on 9 April 1839 between a "John Carill" and a "Jane Brough" of St. Audoen, Dublin, Ireland.


Theresa Brough

Information on this individual was obtained from New Family Search (Feb.2011).

Information on this individual was obtained from Ancestry.com (Feb.2011).


Peter Brough

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the death certificate of "Peter Brough" from New Zealand, which stated that he was a "Labourer" and that he died of an "Abcess in the bladder" on 31 May 1882 at the age of 29 years old (born about 1853) at Wanganui Hospital (Wellington, North Island, New Zealand); that his father was "Thomas Brough", a Farmer, and that his mother was "Sarah Brough formerly Carroll", that he was buried on 2 June 1882 in Wanganui Cemetery; that he was born in Dublin, Ireland (which apparently was a mistake by the informant--who was the Undertaker); that he had lived in New Zealand for 29 years; and that he was never married and had no living issue.

Information on this individual was obtained from Ancestry.com (Feb.2011).


Joseph Brough

Information on this individual was obtained from New Family Search (Feb.2011).


William Brough

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the birth certificate of William Brough from New Zealand, which stated that he was born on 25 January 1858 at Akaroa, Colony of Canterbury (South Island, New Zealand); that his father was Thomas Brough, a Lawyer; and that his mother was "Sarah Brough fromerly Carroll".  His birth was registered by Thomas Brough of "German Bay".

In March 2011, the RBFO obtained a copy of the death certificate of William Brough, a "Laborer", from New Zealand, which stated that he died on 27 October 1904 in Whanganui Hospital (Wanganui, North Island, New Zealand) at the age of 47 years (born about 1857) of "Phthisis and Asthenia"; that he was buried on 28 October 1904 in the Whanganui Roman Catholic Cemetery; that he was born in New Zealand and had lived in the country for 47 years; and that he was "unmarried" with no living "issue".

Geographical Note:  From the online The Cyclopedia of New Zealand: "German Bay is in the county of Akaroa [Canterbury Provincial District, South Island, New Zealand], and is about seventeen miles from Little River, with which, as with Pigeon Bay, it is connected by a coach service. Akaroa is only a mile or two distant. There are about 220 inhabitasts at German Bay, which has a public school, a dairy factory, a local post office, and a telephone service. Cheesemaking is carried on as an industry, and the district generally is devoted to dairying and the cultivation of grass seed. The country around is hilly, and through there a few large farms, most of the holdings are of medium size. The Germans, about six in number, who came out with the French settlers, formed a settlement in what is now known as German Bay, and thus the place received its name."

Information on this individual was obtained from Ancestry.com (Feb.2011).


Luke Edward Coral Brough

Birth listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).

Death listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that Luke Edward Coral Brough was born on 30 January 1901 and died in 1982.


Roberta Eva Mary Wood

Birth listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).


Marriage Notes for Luke Edward Coral Brough and Roberta Eva Mary Wood-17460

Marriage listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that Luke Edward Coral Brough married Roberta Eva Mary Wood in 1925.


Caroline Sarah Brough

Birth listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).

Information on this individual was obtained from New Family Search (Feb.2011).


Marriage Notes for Daniel Mackey and Caroline Sarah Brough-17416

Marriage listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).


Joseph Patrick Brough

Birth listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011).

Information on this individual was obtained from New Family Search (Feb.2011).


Marriage Notes for Joseph Patrick Brough and Jane Bell-17452

Marriage listed in the online New Zealand BDM Historical Records (Feb 2, 2011), which states that Joseph Patrick Brough married Jane Bell in 1914.