Name: BUTLER, George
Convict Number(s): 90/4612
Year of Birth: 1827
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Cause of Death:
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.
Certificate of Freedom
Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Sail Maker/Servant
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
Details of Crime
Absconding from service on a Pilot Boat.
3 Months Hard Labour at Fremantle Prison.
Burglary at Vasse.
3 years at Fremantle Prison.
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.