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William Butler

William Butler, one of 262 convicts transported on the Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander, January 1787

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Butler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1767
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1787
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 6
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

mfenger on 2nd May, 2013 wrote:

Ship: HMS Scarborough (First Fleet) Arrived Jan 1788 (Sydney Cove 26 January 1788)

  Departed PORTSMOUTH May 13th 1787
  Arrived TENERIFFE June 3rd 1787
  Departed TENERIFFE June 10th 1787
  Arrived RIO de JANIERO Aug 7th 1787
  Departed RIO de JANIERO Sept 4th 1787
  Arrived CAPETOWN Oct 13th 1787
  Departed CAPETOWN Nov 12th 1787
  Arrived BOTANY BAY Jan 18th 1788

Convict Changes History

mfenger on 2nd May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, date of birth 1767, gender, crime

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