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William Butler

William Butler, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Butler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Adamant
Departure date: 26th March, 1821
Arrival date: 8th September, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 143 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 14
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

Maureen Withey on 19th August, 2020 wrote:

Sydney Gazette, 24 Dec 1827.

Police-OFFICE, WlNDSOR, 24th NOVEMBER, 1827.
WHEREAS, the undermentioned Persons, who enjoy the Indulgence of A TICKET OF LEAVE, have represented to me, that their TICKETS have been STOLEN from them, or otherwise that they have been lost or destroyed; viz. -

William Butler, Adamant, Berkshire, 37, Labourer, 5 feet 2 and a half inches high, ruddy, pock-pitted complexion, brown hair, hazle eyes, No. of Ticket 443,1917, 29th September, 1825.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 19th August, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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