Captain Thomas Brereton

An Irish gentleman who settled in London but whose military profession brought him to Edinburgh, Thomas Brereton was a man of Great Britain.

Lived
1778-1846
Origin
Ash Park, Tipperary
Father
Thomas Brereton of Clonanchy
Mother
Anne Laurence of Ash Park
Profession
Captain in the Cambridgeshire militia
Story
Known as 'English Tom', of Berkeley Street, London.
Chapel connection
1812 (baptism)
Married
1810
Spouse
Maria Brereton Watson, his first cousin once removed.
Children
Honoria Anne (1812), Thomas (1814), Henry (1816), William (1818), Caroline (1820), Robert (1823)
Connections
Honoria Anne was born at Peebles suggesting Thomas was stationed there with Captain Sankey who had died the previous year.

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Burke's Irish Family Records (Burke's Peerage, London, 1976)

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