|About The Mellor/Brough/Brown/Capewell and related Families
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This site is actually more about the Brown / Brough family. Both my late parents, unbeknown to them, were related sharing the same G.G.G. grandparents, Solomon Brown and Sarah Brough. Sarah Brough, in particular, has an extensive recorded ancestry and it is through Sarah, my 'double' Great, Great, Great, Great Grandmother, that I have been able to trace the line back to medieval times and beyond. Dukes and Earls, Generals and Politicians - even Her Majesty the Queen, along with deaths in battle, medieval executions and, more recently, two hangings at Stafford prison. On a sportier theme there is an International Footballer in Stoke-on-Trent. No-one can claim that we are a dull lot! My thanks must go to friends and members of my family whose memories of the Mellor/Brown/Boon families filled many gaps in my own endeavors and especially my fifth cousin, Dennis Wood, for his help and encouragement with the Brown family from the very start. Also thanks to the Richard Brough Family Organization of Utah for their database which has proven to be such a valuable reference tool. The information has been compiled in good faith but, especially as the 'tree' has grown so much in size, there may be the odd mistake - if so, my apologies!