BUTLER

Personal Details

Name: BUTLER, George
Alias:
Convict Number(s): 90/4612
Year of Birth: 1827
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
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Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: ( 1 )- Hashemy, ( 2 ) - Nile
Ship Arrival Year: ( 1 )- 1850, ( 2 ) - 1858

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: ( 1 ) - 16/09/1854, ( 2 ) - 04/03/1859
Location: ( 2 )- Swan.

Conditional Pardon

Date:
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Certificate of Freedom

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British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Sail Maker/Servant
Literacy: Literate
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Place of Conviction: ( 1 )- Chelmsford, England, ( 2 )- St. Edmunds, England
Details of Crime: ( 1 ) - Larceny. Noted Previous Conviction. Sentenced to 15 years Transportation. ( 2 )- Absconding from Transportation. Re-sentenced to a further 20 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Guildford, Rottnest, Swan, Toodyay, Vasse, York.
Employment Types: Cook, General Servant.

Western Australian Re-Convictions

Date

Details of Crime

Sentence

20/08/1859
Absconding from service on a Pilot Boat.
3 Months Hard Labour at Fremantle Prison.
21/01/1860
Burglary at Vasse.
3 years at Fremantle Prison.

Additional Information

BUTLER had absconded from the Colony after approval of his first Ticket of Leave and was subsequently arrested in England in 1856. He was found guilty of returning to England prior to completing his full term of imprisonment. His sentence of 20 years for this crime, was commuted to 10 years on 18/10/1858. Refer Inquirer dated 18/01/1860. Please refer to Convict Biography by Irma WALTER on website - Harvey History Online.