Brereton may refer to:


* Brereton, Barbados
* Brereton, Staffordshire
* Brereton, Cheshire


* Alexander Picton Brereton (1892-1976), a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross
* Cuthbert A. Brereton (1850-1910), a British civil engineer
* Dan Brereton, a professional artist and illustrator
* Dermott Brereton (b.1964), an Australian rules football player
* John Brereton (1571/72? - 1632?), a British explorer and writer
* John Le Gay Brereton (1871-1933), an Australian poet
* Joseph Lloyd Brereton (1822-1901), an English educational reformer and writer
* Kevin Brereton (b.1972), a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer
* Laurie Brereton (b.1946), an Australian politician
* Lewis H. Brereton (1890-1967), an American military aviation pioneer
* Patrick Brereton, an author and academic at Dublin City University
* Robert Maitland Brereton (1834–1911), an English railway engineer
* Robert Pearson Brereton (1818-1894), a British engineer and colleague of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
* Thomas Brereton (1782-1831), Irish soldier
* William Brereton refers to several people:
** William Brereton (d.1536), groom of the privy chamber to Henry VIII
** Sir William Brereton, 1st Baronet (1604-1661), an English soldier, politician, and writer
** William Brereton, 2nd Baron Brereton (1611-1664), of Leighlin (or Laghlin) in County Carlow, Ireland


* Baron Brereton, a title in the Peerage of Ireland
* Brereton Social F.C., a football club based in Brereton in Rugeley, Staffordshire, England
* Lord Brereton, a style of the Lord of Laghlin

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  • Brereton, Barbados — Brereton is a village in Saint Philip Parish in Barbados …   Wikipedia

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