Brough Genealogies

Since 1969, the BFO has conducted extensive research on the genealogies of the ancestors and descendants of the Broughs of the British Isles. Genealogical information on many of the Brough families that lived between 1000's and 1900's in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand are available below:

Global Brough Database

The Global Brough Database is produced by the BFO Research Committee of the Brough Family Organization (BFO) and contains Brough-related families and ancestries located in Australia, the British Isles (England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales), Canada, Germany, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States. This database lists thousands of deceased individuals--most of whom were born before the early 1900's--and is available here and on Some of the individuals listed in this database may be listed more than once because they resided in more than one country. The BFO also maintains a large confidential database of living Brough-related individuals.

Brough One Name Study

The Brough One Name Study database is produced by Douglas W. Brough of Scotland and includes thousands of deceased Brough-related individuals of the United Kingdom and elsewhere throughout the world. Information about this database can be found on the Guild of One Name Studies website and on Douglas W. Brough's ONS website. The genealogies contained in this database are also available on

Other Brough-related Genealogy Databases

Bott Burials in Staffordshire, England

Bott Marriages in Staffordshire, England

Botts & Abbotts of Staffordshire, England

Brough Burials in Staffordshire, England

Brough Marriages in Staffordshire, England

Brough Military Database

Broughs of New Zealand

Broughs of Orkney, Scotland

Broughs of St. Peter Stoke, Staffordshire, England

English Ancestors of Brough Pioneers

Paterson & Watson Ancestry

Supported AQ Databases Housed by the BFO

Brough-related Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

Birth Certificates of the Broughs of England (compiled 2013)

Marriage Certificates of the Broughs of England (compiled 2013)

Death Certificates of the Broughs of England (compiled 2013)

BMD Certificates of the Broughs of England (compiled 2018)

Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates of the Broughs of New Zealand (compiled 2013)

Brough Pedigree Charts

Pedigree Charts of the Broughs of Staffordshire, England

Ancestors and Descendants of the Broughs of England, Down to Those Who Settled in Utah, Using Biblical, Mythological, Traditional, and Historical Sources