The previous spelling of the surname was Brereton before the Civil War of 1611. The name changed as a result of two factions; one in support of the King and his government, the others rebelling under the same.
The last known locale for those carrying the surname of Bruorton was Middlesex, England, around the early 1800s. Any names, dates of birth, death, and spousal information is requested. Even occupations would be useful.