Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: NG2170
Title: GAMALIEL AND SARAH BUTLER AND FAMILY
Start Date: 01 Jan 1816
End Date: 31 Dec 1989
Description:

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

Legislation Administered:

Legislation Creating:

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
34 FAMILY ARCHIVES
30 TASMANIAN BUSINESSES
Related Agencies:
NG1420 BISDEE FAMILY 01 Jan 1820 31 Dec 1990
NG2224 TRAVERS FAMILY 01 Jan 1845 31 Dec 1890
NG2225 WILLIAM HARVEY BUCKLAND 27 Mar 1858 31 Jan 1929
NG2226 ALLARDYCE FAMILY 09 Jul 1889 01 Mar 1983
NG374 IDA S. MCAULAY 01 Jan 1898 06 Jun 1989
Series Created By Agency:
NS2112   LEGAL DOCUMENTS RELATING TO VARIOUS MATTERS. 31 Jul 1816 21 Dec 1903
NS2100  MISCELLANEOUS BUTLER FAMILY RECORD BOOKS. 01 Sep 1816 30 Sep 1826
NS2111   LEGAL DOCUMENTS RE LAND TRANSACTIONS 31 Oct 1820 29 Jul 1921
NS2215  MISCELLANEOUS GENEALOGICAL INFORMATION RELATING TO THE ALLARDYCE AND GREENE FAMILY. 01 Jan 1826 31 Dec 1985
NS2122  INFORMATION FOLDERS RELATING TO TASMANIAN SUBJECTS OF HISTORICAL INTEREST. 01 Jan 1830 31 Dec 1940
NS2118  MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS RELATING MAINLY TO THE GENEALOGY OF THE BUTLER FAMILY. 03 Sep 1830 31 Dec 1961
NS2114  LEGAL DOCUMENTS RELATING MAINLY TO WILLS AND POWER OF ATTORNEY. 02 Jun 1837 31 Dec 1921
NS2110  MISCELLANEOUS MARITIME DOCUMENTS FROM THE LEGAL FIRM OF BUTLER, MCINTYRE & BUTLER. 25 Jul 1837 10 May 1854
NS2217  BUTLER FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS. 01 Jan 1840 31 Dec 1979
NS2099  BUTLER FAMILY - MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS FROM RELATIVES AND FRIENDS. 23 Apr 1842 23 Oct 1964
NS2253  ALBUM OF SKETCHES AND POETRY, DARBYSHIRE FAMILY, ENGLAND (?) 01 Jan 1850 31 Dec 1855
NS2117  FRAGMENT OF DOCUMENT BY CHARLES BUTLER. 01 Jan 1852 31 Dec 1852
NS2116  MISCELLANEOUS COPIES OF CERTIFICATIONS OF BIRTH, DEATH & MARRIAGE. 17 Jan 1854 09 Jan 1862
NS2115  'DEED BOOK NO 2' - REGISTER OF DEEDS HELD IN TRUST 21 Mar 1854 16 Jul 1856
NS2123  EXTRACTS FROM THE JOURNAL OF LOUISA TRAVERS (NEE DARBYSHIRE) 25 Dec 1856 01 Oct 1876
NS2128  CORRESPONDENCE AND GENEALOGICAL INFORMATION RELATING TO THE TRAVERS FAMILY. 01 Jan 1860 31 Dec 1936
NS2252  PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM OF KEVA ALLARDYCE (?) 01 Jan 1864 01 Apr 1883
NS2113  CORRESPONDENCE RE ESTATE OF GEORGE CARR CLARK, ELLINTHORPE HALL, RE SHIPMENT OF WOOL PER 'SUFFOLK'. 07 May 1864 16 Sep 1864
NS2126  LETTERBOOK OF RODERICK TRAVERS WRITTEN FROM SHEEP PROPERTY IN QUEENSLAND. 13 May 1866 30 Jan 1867
NS2125  LETTERBOOK OF SAMUEL SMITH TRAVERS RELATING TO HIS RURAL BUSINESS AFFAIRS IN QUEENSLAND. 22 Nov 1866 03 May 1868
NS740  BUTLER FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS 01 Jan 1870 31 Dec 1950
NS2127  ACCOUNT BOOK OF TRAVER'S SHEEP PROPERTY AT GORDON DOWNS, QUEENSLAND. 27 Jan 1870 14 Mar 1883
NS4309  CORRESPONDENCE - HENRY BUTLER 05 Aug 1870 19 Aug 1885
NS4308  NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS RELATING TO HENRY BUTLER 01 Jan 1871 31 Dec 1885
NS2084  DIARIES OF CHARLES WILLIAM BUTLER 01 Jan 1872 31 Dec 1936
NS2085  DIARY OF FRANCIS LEICESTER BUTLER 15 Oct 1875 23 Oct 1876
NS2124  JOURNAL OF LOUISA TRAVERS (NEE DARBYSHIRE) 13 Aug 1876 21 Oct 1877
NS2089  DIARIES OF BEATRICE BUTLER (NEE TRAVERS) ? 01 Jan 1878 13 Oct 1880
NS2091  LETTERS TO CHARLES WILLIAM BUTLER AND BEATRICE BUTLER (NEE TRAVERS) ON THEIR HONEYMOON. 01 Jul 1882 01 Sep 1882
NS2090  LETTERS FROM BEATRICE BUTLER (NEE TRAVERS). 02 Nov 1883 31 Dec 1940
NS2250  PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM OF 'THE GAIETY AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY', HOBART. 01 Jan 1888 31 Dec 1888
NS2092  LETTERS OF CHARLES WILLIAM BUTLER 15 Apr 1888 31 Dec 1936
NS2214  MISCELLANEOUS PERSONAL PAPERS OF WILLIAM LAMOND ALLARDYCE. 09 Jul 1889 31 Dec 1929
NS2101  SCHOOL EXAMINATION EXERCISE BOOKS OF MARJORIE TRAVERS BUTLER 01 Dec 1890 01 Dec 1893
NS2251  MISCELLANEOUS WATERCOLOR ART WORKS. 29 Apr 1893 31 Dec 1918
NS2207  FALKLAND ISLAND PHOTOGRAPHS OF WILLIAM LAMOND ALLARDYCE 01 Jan 1904 31 Dec 1929
NS2208  VISITORS BOOK OF WILLIAM LAMOND ALLARDYCE 'HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR', FALKLAND ISLANDS. 01 Sep 1904 24 Mar 1915
NS2087  DIARIES OF BEATRICE TRAVERS BUTLER 01 Jan 1905 31 Dec 1965
NS2211  CORRESPONDENCE OF WILLIAM LAMOND ALLARDYCE WHILE GOVERNOR OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS. 01 Jan 1905 31 Dec 1915
NS2094  LETTERS OF MARJORIE TRAVERS BUTLER 03 Apr 1905 28 May 1972
NS2097  LETTERS OF GEOFFREY TRAVERS BUTLER 03 Sep 1906 13 Nov 1938
NS2098  LETTERS OF BEATRICE TRAVERS BUTLER 12 Nov 1908 01 Jan 1940
NS2204  FALKLAND ISLAND PAPERS OF WILLIAM LAMOND ALLARDYCE. 01 Jan 1909 01 Mar 1983
NS1269  PAGES FROM A NOTEBOOK OF CHARLES WILLIAM BUTLER 01 Jan 1909 31 Dec 1936
NS2209  CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN WILLIAM LAMOND ALLARDYCE, FALKLAND ISLANDS AND COLONIAL OFFICE. 30 Oct 1911 15 Jul 1914
NS2254  MISCELLANEOUS POSTCARDS. 01 Jan 1914 31 Dec 1938
NS220/6  PHOTOGRAPHS RELATING TO WORLD WAR 1 01 Jan 1914 31 Dec 1915
NS220  PAPERS OF DR HARRY NAIRN BUTLER 16 Sep 1914 30 Nov 1924
NS2095  LETTERS OF CHARLES TRAVERS BUTLER 17 Jun 1915 14 Apr 1975
NS2096  LETTERS OF LEICESTER (SAM) TRAVERS BUTLER 27 Jun 1915 02 Oct 1921
NS2093  LETTERS OF JAMES MONTAGU TRAVERS BUTLER 11 Aug 1916 01 Jan 1950
NS2086  DIARIES OF JAMES MONTAGU TRAVERS BUTLER 01 Jan 1918 31 Dec 1921
NS2088  DIARIES OF MARJORIE TRAVERS BUTLER 01 Jan 1938 30 Jun 1954
NS2255  LETTERBOOKS OF CHARLES CHRISTOPHER ALLARDYCE BUTLER. 06 Dec 1953 29 Aug 1978
NS2212  CORRESPONDENCE FROM HENRY R. HEYBURN, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY TO VITI MABUTT (NEE ALLARDYCE),U.K. 17 Dec 1973 29 Jan 1986
NS2213  ARTICLES BY HENRY R. HEYBURN ON WILLIAM LAMOND ALLARDYCE 23 Jul 1976 10 Apr 1984