Thomas Brereton

???? - 1846

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Of Boulogne, claimant, apparently unsuccessful, for the compensation for the enslaved people on the Peter Hall estate in British Guiana, and executor of William Brereton jun. (q.v.), whose will (although he died in 1822) was not proved until 30/11/1837.

  1. Identified in a genealogical source as Captain Thomas Brereton (1778-1846), son of Thomas Brereton of Ash Park (Riverstown) Co. Tipperary. In a codicil to the will of William Brereton jun., Captain Thomas Brereton is shown as of Berkeley Street, Berkeley Square.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana no. 629; will of 'William Brereton of Demerara South America' PROB 11/1886/513. The various parties in this claim have not yet been disentangled, but it appears that William Brereton jun. died c. 1822.

  1. Brereton Families of Ireland: in search of my Irish ancestors by Faye Brereton-Goodwin, Canada.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Maria Anna Watson
Occupation
Soldier

Associated Claims (1)

£9,256 18S 4D
Unsuccessful claimant (Executor or executrix)