Born into an ecclesiastical family, Bromby was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge and ordained in 1864 He was Canon of St David's Cathedral, Hobart from 1865 to 1868, and 1870 to 1877; incumbent of St. Johns, Hobart, from 1868 to 1873; incumbent of the cathedral parish of Hobart from 1873 to 1884; and Dean until his return to England, where he was Vicar of St Peter, Coggeshall then St. John the Evangelist, Bethnal Green (also Rural Dean of Spitalfields) and finally Vicar of All Saints, Clifton.
He died on 20 December 1911. he is buried in the churchyard of St George Easton In Gordano his grave is marked by a cross with a figure of jesus.
- Photo of Bromby
- Canon H. B. Bromby. The Times (London, England), Friday, Dec 22, 1911; pg. 9; Issue 39775
- Tasmanian Anglican
- His father was a future Bishop of Tasmania
- UNIVERSITY AND CLERICAL INTELLIGENCE Jackson's Oxford Journal (Oxford, England), Saturday, May 28, 1864; Issue 5796
- District News The Essex Standard, West Suffolk Gazette, and Eastern Counties' Advertiser (Colchester, England), Saturday, February 21, 1885; pg. 2; Issue 2828
- The Pulpit The Bristol Mercury and Daily Post (Bristol, England), Saturday, April 11, 1896; Issue 14951
- Court Circular. The Times (London, England), Saturday, Oct 26, 1907; pg. 6; Issue 38474
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