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James Buttry

James Buttry, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Buttry
Aliases: Bultry, Buttery, Battry
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 266
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

D Wong on 10th February, 2016 wrote:

James Buttry was 27 years old and came from Drypool, Yorkshire. 

Lincolnshire. Gov. has him listed on their website, but no crime was listed.

1836: TOL District/Georgiana
1841: TOL Goulburn
1/10/1842: CP

12/2/1848 Sydney Chronicle:
GOULBURN CIRCUIT COURT.(From our Correspondent )- Monday February 7.

CATTLE STEALING.James Battry, late of Goulburn, was indicted for stealing a cow, on the 20th July. 1846, at Grabengullen, the property of Alexander Turner.

The trial was lengthy – James Battry had about 30 head of cattle that he owned and said it was one of his own – The Jury found him Not Guilty and he was discharged.

Nothing found on the BDM, and no further references to him found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th February, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Bultry, alias2: Buttery, alias3: Battry, date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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