'Brerehaugh1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Brerehaugh of Mensington (Menston)

It appears that this family's name as spelt in various ways. Thoresby uses Brerehaughe twice in his pedigree but mostly just uses "Br.". He describes it as "the ancient Family of the Brerehays, or Brerehaghs, of Brearhaugh (near Harwood)" and identifies its arms as "Verry Argent and Sable, on a Canon Gules a Rose Or, barbed Vert".
Allan de Brerehaughe
1. Robert Brerehaugh
  m. Agnes Frank (dau/heir of Richard Frank of Burchden)
  A. Robert Brerehaugh
  m. Margaret Castleton (dau of Robert Castleton, m1. ??)
  i. William Brerehaugh
  m. Margery
  a. Robert Brerehaugh
  m. Alice Baxter (dau of Robert Baxter, m1. ??)
  (1) John Brerehaugh
  (A) William Brerehaugh of Selby (a 1437)
  ii. Adam Brerehaugh of Mensington
  a. William Brerehaugh of Mensington
m. ?? (a 1334)
  (1) Alexander Brerehaugh
  m. ?? (a 1347)
  (A) William Brerehaugh
  m. ?? (a 1352, 1384)
  (i) Richard Brerehaugh (a 1409, 1423)
  m. Alice Bradley, heiress of Kelbrooke (dau/heir of Robert Bradley)
  (a) William Brerehaughe
  m. Isold
  ((1)) Richard Brerehaughe - continued below
  m. Katherine
  ((2) ?? Brerehaughe
  ((A))+ issue - William (rector of Langworth in Derbyshire), Hugh of Basingham in Lincolnshire, Allan of Newark in Nottinghamshire



Richard Brerehaughe - continued above
m. Katherine
1. William Brerehaugh
  A. Richard Brerehaugh
  m. ?? Hawkwith (dau/sister of Stigand Hawkwith of Mensington)
  i. Percival Brerehaugh
  m1. _ Graw (dau/coheir of _ Graw of Mensington)
  a. Thomas Brerehaugh
m. Euphemia Thornhil (dau of Henry Thornhil)
  (1) John Brerehaugh 'of Menston' (d 19.10.1619)
  m1. Margaret Beckwith (dau/coheir of John Beckwith of Scoughe)
  (A) John Brerehaugh or Brerehay of Scoughe ('of Scow Hall & Menston')_) (dvp 1613)
  m. Elizabeth Murehouse (dau of Edmund Murehoiuse)
  (i) Mary Brerehaugh or Brerehay (bur 21.10.1657)
  m. Charles Fairfax 'of Mensington' (son of Lord Thomas)
  (ii)+ 6 son (d young)
  (B) Richard Brerehaugh
  m. Anne (widow of _ Greenwood)
  (C) William Brerehaugh
  m. Jane Thompson
  (D) Isabel Brerehaugh
m. _ Rodes
  (E) Anne Brerehaugh
  m. _ Turner
  (F) Elizabeth Brerehaugh
  m. _ Wayde
  (G)+ other issue (d infant) - Stephem, Francis, Thomas, Walter
  m2. (sp) Isabel Paslew (dau of William Paslew, widow of Robert Baildon of Baildon)
  (2) William Brerehaugh
  m. Margaret Pullein (dau of John Pullein)
  (3) Elizabeth Brerehaugh
  m. Ed. B(uyt?)
  (4)+ other issue - Nicohlas (b c1543, d 1642), Thomas of Gomersal, Alice (d unm?)
  b. (Christian?) Jane Brerehaugh
  m2. Johanna (widow of William Pullein of Pannel)
  c. son
  ii. William Brerehaugh
  a. Richard Brerehaugh in York (goldsmith)

Main source(s): 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p125+)
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