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January 2017 - A new article with information about William Brereton (1631-1681), Brereton Hall, etc.

December 2016 - Moved some home page items to "Inquires" and to "Resources".

August 2016 - Added email from Richard Brereton Lee.

June 2016 - Reference to Faye Brereton's new histories was added (see breretonhistory.ca).

December 2015 - Added some updates to the genealogy research page.

October 2015 - Added an item from Daniel Comyn.

September 2015 - Added an item from Foster Brereton (on the main page).

August 2015 - Added an email from Kurt Brereton.

July 2015 - Added an email from Davie Stokoe.

January 2015 - Added an email from Anne Steele in the email section.

December 2015 - Meeting Murray Brereton in Picton, New Zealand

October2014 - Book about Barnard Castle in County Durham

September 2014 - added a link to REV JOSEPH LLOYD BRERETON AND RAILWAYS by Doug Watts and Michael Sandford

August 2014 - added a link to Jeanie Atkins' "The Breretons from Ireland" site.

July 2014 - updated the DNA link on this page.

July 2014 - Ahnentafel Chart for James BILLINGTON.

June 2014 - Faye Brereton-Goodwin just updated here book about "Brereton Irish History".

April 2014 - Here's a diagram of the DNA connections back to 1100 of 5 Brereton mails: DNA Research on the Brereton Surname Faye Brereton-Goodwin just updated here book about "Brereton Irish History".

March 2014 - Added a Brereton item from the Mocavo.com site

February 2014 - Here's a note from Clay Brewington

January 2014 - An interesting e-mail about Thomas Brereton, Virginia Gentelman

December 2013 - Added the book: "The Brereton Family of Bedford, England"

November 2013 - Added information about DNA testing

September 2013 - Added a note from Jennifer Franks

August 2013 - A note from Rebecca Mayfield about another line from Canada

July 2013 - Ashton Brereton's research of the Brereton surname in Trinidad

April 2013 - Added a picture of William Henry Brereton QC (from Rebecca Mayfield)

March 2013 - home page updates including Brereton Facebook group

February 2013 - more emails

January 2013 - A very interesting document about "Brereton Hall" by Faye Brereton-Goodwin. A saint connected to the Brereton family (from Rosemary Jewers). Added another document from Faye about "The Breretons of Cheshire".

December 2012 - Brereton Tapestry and added some more emails.

November 2012 - posted some interesting Brereton-Barrington research information.

October 2012 - an exciting email from Josephine Morris-Turner about Brereton genealogy.

September 2012 - Added 3 more emails to the email section.

July 2012 - Added book request for Roy Thomson.

May 2012- Added information about Rev. Joseph Lloyd Brereton.

March 2012- Added flyer for a Brereton Reunion (Click here)

February, March 2012- Added a note from Ken Brereton and a painting from Rosemary and added new emails.

January, 2012- Another book with over 360 Brereton entries: The history of the county Palatine and city of Chester, also added a new e-mail.

December, 2011- added information about Captain Brereton.

September, 2011 - Jude Mulvey is seeking information about James and Margaret Brereton (from about the 1790's). Here are more details.

August, 2011 - added inquire about the tartan from Dublin.

June, 2011 - posted Kenneth Brereton's email and also one from M. Dugan on the "inquires" page.

April, 2011 - posted an update to Rosemary Jewers's email.

March, 2011 - added an e-mail and an article about Irish Brereton History, the book: The Brereton's of Cheshire 1100-1904, and more information about the Brewington line

February, 2011 - email from Patricia Young.

December/January, 2011 -Added emails from November. Here's an email from Anthony O'Reilly (from Ireland).

November, 2010 -Added several new emails, posted an article about the Brereton School.

October, 2010 -Added new emails.

September, 2010 -Added a new email.

August, 2010 -Added several emails.

July, 2010 -Brereton records from Suffolk and other locations and updated email section with several emails.

June, 2010 - included the "Breton" quote that was on JFK's desk and information about a Brereton photo.

May, 2010 - added some e-mails.

March, 2010 - Brereton's from Chichester (pedigree chart from Dave Campbell).More information about Brereton's from Chichester.

February, 2010 - added a note from Peter Dale and Peter Clancy and Anthony Brereton.

December, 2009 - added a section about: Do you know any of these Brereton's?

November - added a link to the Brereton Blog.

October - added google ads.

September - added some more e-mails.

July, August - added some items on the inquiries page and made some changes to the home page.

May - added an e-mail from Rebecca Mayfield, a note about the Bruington name and an e-mail about the connection to the Canadian branch

April - updated some information on the "resources" page

March - added an e-mail from Andrew Davis

February - added an e-mail from Joan in Ontario

January - questions about John Brereton and his daughter Anna Dorothea Brereton

November - added a Brereton inquires section.

September/October - added more e-mails.

June - added information about Dermott Brereton.

May - added more e-mails.

March/April - added more e-mails and information about the Holt connection.

January/February - added more e-mails.

December - included shields sent by Bob Thornton.

October, November - added more e-mails.

September - added more e-mails and information about Ellis Island.

July - added more e-mails.

June - added information from Tipperary.

May - added another e-mail and updated the links section.

April - added information from Helen Favelle.

March - added more e-mails.

February - added more e-mails.

January 2007 - added a page about the Brereton Motto and my visit to Brereton, England.

December - added page about Brereton from Virginia and also the item about Mrs Elva Jean Masters. Also, updated the e-mail section

November - updated the e-mail section

September - added Country Life magazine articles and updated the e-mail section

April, May, June, July 2006 - updated the e-mail section

March 2006 - updated the e-mail section

February 2006 - added an item from Murray Brereton, updated the links and resources sections, and add more items to the e-mail section

January 2006 - updated the e-mail section

December 2005 - updated the e-mail section

November 2005 - updated the e-mail section and items about the Brereton/Brierton line from Frank Brierton

September 2005 - updated David Judd's e-mail address from the history section and updated the e-mail section.

August 2005 - added a link to the Brereton Farm in the "links" section and updated the e-mail section

July 2005 - included information about Brereton Hall and added updates to the e-mail section

June 2005 - added updates to the e-mail section

May 2005 - newspaper article of William Brereton memorial

May 2005 - added updates to the e-mail section

April 2005 - added a link on the home page from Ben Brereton in New Zealand

April 2005 - added updates to the e-mail section

March 2005 - added updates to the e-mail section

February 2005 - added updates to the e-mail section

January 2005 - An item from Bob Brereton

January 2005 - An item about St. Oswald's Church

January 2005 - added updates to the e-mail section

December 2004 - Some interesting items sent in by Steven Brereton

December 2004 - added updates to the e-mail section

December 2004 - Some interesting items sent in by Gilbert Brewington

November 2004 - added a new link in the "Links" section to some Brereton, UK photos. A SCRAP BOOK OF CHESHIRE ANTIQUITIES (submission from Duane Kirking)

October 2004 - added updates to the e-mail section

October 2004 - added updates to the e-mail section

September 2004 - updated some e-mail addresses

August 2004 - added updates to the e-mail section

July 2004 - added an item about the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA)

June 2004 - added a newspaper article from the 2001 Reunion (sent by Steven Brereton)

May 2004 - added updates to the e-mail section

April 2004 - added updates to the e-mail section

March 2004 - added updates to the e-mail section

February 2004 - added updates to the e-mail section

January 2004 - included the portrait of Sir William Brereton I

January 2004 - added updates to the e-mail section

January 2004 - updated the Thomas Brereton genealogy

January 2004 - added an e-mail section on the website

October 2003 - added an e-mail from someone that attended the Brereton Hall school

March 2003 - updated the link to Brereton Hall

December 2002 - added a new picture of a Brereton shield

August 2002 - some recent pictures taken at Brereton

July 2002 - added the Lecture on William Brereton and the Pork Barrel: Travails of Political Ascendancy by Professor Eric W. Ives

June 2002 - added the Lecture on Sir William Brereton of Handforth

May 2002 - L.H. Brereton orders: telegram/letter

April 2002 - e-mail from member of L.H. Brereton's crew

February 2002 - added Brereton website links

October 2001 - added Brereton misspellings

September 2001 - more on the Star Chamber proceedings

August 2001 - added information about the 2001 Brereton Reunion

March 28, 2001 - updated the Brereton Name section

February 12, 2001 - added information on Lewis Hyde Brereton

October 22, 2000 - added link to Hall For Sale listing

September 24, 2000 - updated address (listed on each page)

August 22, 2000 - added a link to Parishes at Brereton

June 25, 2000 - added Brereton Church at St. Oswald's

June 24, 2000 - added the Star Chamber proceedings

June 17, 2000 - added the Portrait of Sir William Brereton I

June 3, 2000 - added a "resources" page.

June 1, 2000 - converted the site to a new template (it allows for searching on every page and other features).

 
 
 

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