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Richard Butler, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 179 (91)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Tony Beale on 11th September, 2020 wrote:
17th September 1817
Reference Number: t18170917-179
Richard Butler b. 1792, 3 records
1286. RICHARD BUTLER was indicted for stealing, on the 4th of July , three asses, price 3l. , the property of John Tabrum .
THOMAS PHILPOT . I am servant to John Tabrum , who lives at Margretta-hall, Essex . On the 4th of July, I lost the asses out of a field there; I had seen them there the night before; I found them the next day in possession of the prisoner at Smithfield-he said they were his. I gave him in charge.
JAMES CARTER . I am a hog-dealer, and live in Vine-street, Liquorpond-street. The prosecutor told me his master had lost three asses; about three o’clock, I saw three that answered his description; I went up to the prisoner and asked him if they were his; he said they were. He said he bought them on the Rumford road.
JAMES STAPLE. I am an officer. The prisoner was given into my charge; he said the asses were his own, and he bought them at Romford-market; this was on a
Friday-the next day he said he bought them at the Red Lion, at Mile-end.
Prisoner’s Defence. I bought them at the Red Lion, of a man who bought them at Romford-market, and gave him 50s., for them.
GUILTY . Aged 25.
Transported for Seven Years .
London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.
New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851
1836 6/2/1836 Ann Tobin 31 bond 7 years per ship Andromeda to marry Richard Butler 38 free 7 yrs per ship Malabar Rev Corcoran Windsor
Convict Changes History
Tony Beale on 11th September, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime