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Last Update: November 2016

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This web site is designed to be a resource to help you find interesting facts about Brereton history and genealogy.  For example:
    - information about the Brereton surname and the Motto
    - different ways to spell Brereton
    - the Brereton History, the Brereton Coat of Arms, other Brereton sites

Rosemary Jewers nee Brereton has setup a website: to publish articles, research, excerpts, and news that could be interesting and useful to members of Brereton families.


Faye Brereton has just completed two new histories:
1) Cloudesley Brereton of Norfolk, England and Ontario, Canada
2) William Henry Brereton of Dublin and Hong Kong.

Earlier this year a history of a Malpas Brereton line was added – the Breretons of Burrosham, Wales. There are now 11 separate histories on the site:




If you would like, join our "Brereton Family" or "Brereton Family Genealogy" Facebook groups.

Here's an item from Foster Brereton: The British Library recently released a large collection of documents online. One of them is a poetry book by one Jane Brereton (1685-1740), wife of Thomas, son of William. The book includes several pages of her life's history, as well as correspondence and poetry.





- Book about Barnard Castle in County Durham
- Here's Jeanie Atkins' "The Breretons from Ireland" site.

Books about Brereton's sent in from Rosemary Jewers:
  - The Brereton's of Cheshire 1100-1904
  - The Story of Brereton Hall Cheshire
  - The history of the county Palatine and city of Chester
A book from Elva Masters.
E-mails from other Breretons around the world. If you have any information about Brereton's, please send us an e-mail, so we can include it on the web site. Also, here's a link to My Trip to Brereton, England 







From Bruce Brereton (website editor): I've been living in New Zealand for the last 6 months and my wife and I decided to visit Picton for the holidays. We got off the ferry and saw this sign:
Then we found this "Brereton Jeweller" and it was Murray Brereton. Murry has send us several emails about Brereton's (that are on this website) and has completed the DNA test. Click here for more information about Murray and his "Brereton Blue Pearls".

For information concerning this site:
  -Email: Bruce Brereton or
Bruce Brereton, 314 Curtris Drive, Anacortes, WA 98221