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BROXTON FAMILY

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Billy and Betty
Photo: TOM WALSH
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Item #: 21047
Billy and Betty Broxton meet a young Tony Blair at Downing Street 1988

Comment by: sandra aspinall on 13th July 2012 at 17:41

Thomas, dad was very proud to have been asked to attend Downing Street and would have been pleased to see this photo on Wigan world. Thanks

Comment by: rita worthington barnes on 19th February 2015 at 02:23

i have looked at this picture before of billy broxton n im not sure if this could possibly be,my deceased mothers uncle billy whom was a jp justice peace/i know its a long shot her fathers name was thomas broxton from ince i do have links with many members of the broxton family and relatives i found in usa if so im almost sure there is a family link im on facebook via my married namerita barnes would be nice to know ? if im right

Comment by: rita barnes on 20th March 2015 at 02:43

THANKS FOR UR EMAIL REPLY ON THE 16TH MARCH AKNOWLEDGED I UNDERSTAND BRIEFLY YOUR FATHER WAS STEPBROTHER TO WILLIAM /BILLY AND THOMAS IM STILL A LITTLE CONFUSED AS TO WHETHER MY MOTHER WHO WAS BORN 1916 SAID HE WERE AN UNCLE R A COUSIN THE AGES DONT TIE IN VERY WELL HER FATHER THOMAS WAS BORN IN 1883 THERE WAS A FAMILY OF 9 N 2 LOST HIS WIFE DIED IN CHILDBIRTH ALSO AT 43 IN 1927 WITH WAT WOULD AV BEEN AN 11TH EARLY MISCARRIED,SHE LOST ANOTHER YOUNG BABY NAMED JAMES AND HER ELDEST SON WILLIAM DIED EARLY 20S FROM TB LIVING THERE WAS THOMAS ELIZABETH MARY ROBERTELLEN MY MUM AND HER TWIN ALICE DORIS WHO EMIGRATED TO USA MARRIED A YANK IN WAR YRS BLOEMKER IS THEIR NAMES THIS IS THE FAMILY IVE GOT IN TOUCH WITH THEM JAMES THE 2ND HE IS STILL LIVING THE ONLY ONE LIVES IN IPSWICH HE HAS TWO SONS BROXTON AND DAUGHTER HE IS NRLY 90 THEY LIVED IN HIGHER INCE N WENT TO ROSE BRIDGE SCHOOL IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DIG DEEPER INTO THIS IM SURE THERES GOT TO BE A LINK THE NAMES ALONE OF THE MEN R A BIG COINCIDENCE I AM ON FACEBOOK AS RITA BARNES THEIR R PHOTOS OF SOME OF THE BROXTON FAMILY ON THEIR IF NOT I DONT KNOW WERE I CAN SEND A REPLY E MAIL ?THANKS AGAIN FOR UR INPUT

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