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Gamaliel and Sarah Butler and Family
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1816
End Date:
31 Dec 1989
Gamaliel and Sarah (nee Paine) Butler, arrived in Van Diemen's Land in 1824 with 10 of their 16 children. Gamaliel founded the Hobart legal firm which was later known as Butler, McIntyre and Butler. Gamaliel's son Charles Butler (1820 - 1909) was also a lawyer, as was his son Charles William Butler (1854 - 1937). 
Henry Butler (1821 - 1885), surgeon and politician, was the third son and with 5 other children remained in England in the care of relations. After training as a surgeon in London and Paris, he arrived in Tasmania as the Surgeon Superintendent in 1849 per William Jardine. In 1853 he married Catherine Penelope Smith. They subsequently had 10 children and lived first in Lampton Farm, Glenorchy later moving to the family home Stowell at Battery Point. Henry also had a country home, Shene, at Bagdad.
Information Sources:
Australian Dictionary of Biography.;;;;The Shadow of the Guns by Joan Harvey (nee Joan Mary Temple Cox 1884 - 1965 - edited by Jim Harvey (Blackburn, Victoria 2003) - relates to Butler family
Bisdee Family (NG1420)01 Jan 182031 Dec 1990

Travers Family (NG2224)01 Jan 184531 Dec 1890

William Harvey Buckland (NG2225)27 Mar 185831 Jan 1929

Leonard Stewart Wall and Family (NG796)01 Jan 187308 Jul 1936

Allardyce Family (NG2226)09 Jul 188901 Mar 1983

Ida S. Mcaulay (NG374)08 Sep 189808 Jun 1989
Series Created By Agency:
NS2112 Legal Documents relating to Various Matters.31 Jul 181621 Dec 1903

NS2100 Miscellaneous Butler Family Record Books.01 Sep 181630 Sep 1826

NS2111 Legal Documents re Land Transactions31 Oct 182029 Jul 1921

NS2215 Miscellaneous Genealogical Information relating to the Allardyce and Greene Family.01 Jan 182631 Dec 1985

NS2122 Information Folders relating to Tasmanian Subjects of Historical Interest.01 Jan 183031 Dec 1940

NS2118 Miscellaneous Documents relating Mainly to the Genealogy of the Butler Family.03 Sep 183031 Dec 1961

NS2114 Legal Documents relating Mainly to Wills and Power of Attorney.02 Jun 183731 Dec 1921

NS2110 Miscellaneous Maritime Documents from the Legal Firm of Butler, Mcintyre & Butler.25 Jul 183710 May 1854

NS2217 Butler Family Photographs.01 Jan 184031 Dec 1979

NS2099 Butler Family - Miscellaneous Letters from Relatives and Friends.23 Apr 184223 Oct 1964

NS2253 Album of Sketches and Poetry, Darbyshire Family, England (?)01 Jan 185031 Dec 1855

NS2117 Fragment of Document by Charles Butler.01 Jan 185231 Dec 1852

NS2116 Miscellaneous Copies of Certifications of Birth, Death & Marriage.17 Jan 185409 Jan 1862

NS2115 'deed Book No 2' - Register of Deeds Held in Trust21 Mar 185416 Jul 1856

NS2123 Extracts from the Journal of Louisa Travers (Nee Darbyshire)25 Dec 185601 Oct 1876

NS2128 Correspondence and Genealogical Information relating to the Travers Family.01 Jan 186031 Dec 2000

NS2252 Photograph Album of Keva Allardyce (?)01 Jan 186401 Apr 1883

NS2113 Correspondence re Estate of George Carr Clark, Ellinthorpe Hall, re Shipment of Wool Per 'Suffolk'.07 May 186416 Sep 1864

NS2126 Letterbook of Roderick Travers Written from Sheep Property in Queensland.13 May 186630 Jan 1867

NS2125 Letterbook of Samuel Smith Travers relating to his Rural Business Affairs in Queensland.22 Nov 186603 May 1868

NS740 Butler Family Photographs01 Jan 187031 Dec 1950

NS2127 Account Book of Traver's Sheep Property at Gordon Downs, Queensland.27 Jan 187014 Mar 1883

NS4309 Correspondence - Henry Butler05 Aug 187019 Aug 1885

NS4308 Newspaper Cuttings relating to Henry Butler01 Jan 187131 Dec 1885

NS2084 Diaries of Charles William Butler01 Jan 187231 Dec 1936

NS2085 Diary of Francis Leicester Butler15 Oct 187523 Oct 1876

NS2124 Letterbook of Louisa Travers (Nee Darbyshire)13 Aug 187621 Oct 1877

NS2089 Diaries of Beatrice Butler (Nee Travers) ?01 Jan 187813 Oct 1880

NS2091 Letters to Charles William Butler and Beatrice Butler (Nee Travers) on their Honeymoon.01 Jul 188201 Sep 1882

NS2090 Letters from Beatrice Butler (Nee Travers).02 Nov 188331 Dec 1940

NS2250 Photograph Album of 'the Gaiety Amateur Dramatic Society', Hobart.01 Jan 188831 Dec 1888

NS2092 Letters of Charles William Butler15 Apr 188831 Dec 1936

NS2214 Miscellaneous Personal Papers of William Lamond Allardyce.09 Jul 188931 Dec 1929

NS2101 School Examination Exercise Books of Marjorie Travers Butler01 Dec 189001 Dec 1893

NS2251 Miscellaneous Watercolor Art Works.29 Apr 189331 Dec 1918

CRO56 Terence Campbell Butler - Family Photographs01 Jan 190001 Jan 1969

NS2207 Falkland Island Photographs of William Lamond Allardyce01 Jan 190431 Dec 1929

NS2208 Visitors Book of William Lamond Allardyce 'his Excellency the Governor', Falkland Islands.01 Sep 190424 Mar 1915

NS2211 Correspondence of William Lamond Allardyce while Governor of the Falkland Islands.01 Jan 190531 Dec 1915

NS2087 Diaries of Beatrice Travers Butler01 Jan 190531 Dec 1965

NS2094 Letters of Marjorie Travers Butler03 Apr 190528 May 1972

NS2097 Letters of Geoffrey Travers Butler03 Sep 190613 Nov 1938

NS2098 Letters of Beatrice Travers Butler12 Nov 190801 Jan 1940

NS2204 Falkland Island Papers of William Lamond Allardyce.01 Jan 190901 Mar 1983

NS1269 Pages from a Notebook of Charles William Butler01 Jan 190931 Dec 1936

NS2209 Correspondence between William Lamond Allardyce, Falkland Islands and Colonial Office.30 Oct 191115 Jul 1914

NS2254 Miscellaneous Postcards.01 Jan 191431 Dec 1938

NS220/6 Photographs relating to World War 101 Jan 191431 Dec 1915

NS220 Papers of Dr Harry Nairn Butler16 Sep 191430 Nov 1924

NS2095 Letters of Charles Travers Butler17 Jun 191514 Apr 1975

NS2096 Letters of Leicester (Sam) Travers Butler27 Jun 191502 Oct 1921

NS2093 Letters of James Montagu Travers Butler11 Aug 191601 Jan 1950

NS2086 Diaries of James Montagu Travers Butler01 Jan 191831 Dec 1921

ALL38 Charles W. Butler Letters27 Jun 192427 Jun 1924

NS2088 Diaries of Marjorie Travers Butler01 Jan 193830 Jun 1954

NS2255 Letterbooks of Charles Christopher Allardyce Butler.06 Dec 195329 Aug 1978

NS2212 Correspondence from Henry R. Heyburn, Louisville, Kentucky to Viti Mabutt (Nee Allardyce),u.K.17 Dec 197329 Jan 1986

NS2213 Articles by Henry R. Heyburn on William Lamond Allardyce23 Jul 197610 Apr 1984