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1913 Electoral Roll - BUTLER & BURTINSHAW


Loyal Member
Staff member
District of Lyndhurst - Cowra
BUTLER James Henry

District of Lismore - ?


District of Lyndhurst - Cowra
BUTLER James Henry

The only James Butler [x2] in Lyndhurst have different middle names.. Quite a popular name, so could be anywhere, if you have an occ?

There is this about 100 miles or so SW of Cowra..

NSW E/R 1913 Murrumbidgee - Ardlethan
James Henry Butler
District: Murrumbidgee
[On his own. Labourer. Ardlethan]

Thanks Geoff.

BUTLER Margaret, off Vanx-street, domestic duties

James Henry was a saddler.

Following Geoff’s post #2 for 1913 ER for Lismore, Lily is Lily Robina Burtinshaw

Her death
Name: Lily Robina Burtinshaw
Death Age: 76
Event Type: Burial
Birth Date: abt 1891
Death Date: abt 1967
Burial Date: 25 Jul 1967
Burial Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parish as it Appears: ST. JAMES, TURRAMURRA

Ryerson has:
BURTINSHAW Lily Riobina Death notice 23JUL1967 Death at Mater Private Hospital Sydney Morning Herald 24 JUL 1967

Her birth
Name: Lily R Burtinshaw
Birth Date: 1892
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1892
Registration Place: Petersham, New South Wales, Australia
Father: John B Burtinshaw
Mother: Elizabeth
Registration Number: 29478

William Spencer Burtinshaw is Lily’s brother b 1886 NSW – died 1981 NSW – married Amelia J Orton 1916 Petersham NSW (she died 20 April 1944 ) -

SMH Wed 19 April 1944
BURTINSHAW.-April 18, 1944 (suddenly),at a private hospital, Lewisham, Amelia (Mill), dearly loved wife of William S. Burtinshaw, of 189 Old Canterbury Road, Dulwich Hill.
BURTINSHAW.-April 18, 1944 (suddenly),Amelia (Mill) Burtinshaw, beloved sister of Ethel, Mary (Mrs. Heriot), Florrie (Mrs.Johnson), Elma, and Will.

BURTINSHAW William Spencer Death notice 17SEP1981 Death 95 at Port Macquarie, formerly of Turramurra Sydney Morning Herald 19SEP1981

BURTINSHAW William Spencer Probate notice 03MAR1982 Publication late of Port Macquarie, formerly of Pymble Port Macquarie News 03MAR1982
1913 ER for Ardlethan – that James henry Butler was a labourer.

Gov Gazette – Wed 1 April 1908
IN BANKRUPTCY. - Re .James Henry Butler, of Cowra, saddler.
NOTICE is hereby given that a Sequestration Order has this clay been made against the above-named Bankrupt, on the petition of Lukey and Nicklin, Ltd.— Dated at Sydney, this 30th day of March, 1908.F. H. SALISBURY, Acting Registrar in Bankruptcy. Official Assignee—Charles Fairfax Waterloo Lloyd.

Did he marry a Margaret Whittaker in 1900 Cowra ?

James W Butler 1901 – Cowra – died 1987 NSW
Alma M Butler 1903 Cowra
Hilda A Butler 1905 Cowra
Stanley A Butler 1907 Cowra
James W Butler 1901 – Cowra – married Jane Mary Reed 1927 NSW - died 1987 NSW

Alma M Butler 1903 Cowra – married Rupert S Moore 1925 Paddington – died 21 April 1988

Hilda Anne Butler 1905 Cowra – married Stanley T E Powell 1924 Paddington – died 27 Dec 1988

Stanley A Butler 1907 Cowra – married Amy Veronica Carmody 21 Dec 1929, Marriage online has Stanley was 22 yrs – his father James Butler dec a Saddler Mum was Margaret Whittaker and Amy was 25, father Patrick Carmody dec a farmer and Mum Sarah Connell – Centennial Park Paddington St Matthias.

Margaret’s death
Name: Margaret Butler
Death Age: 54
Birth Date: abt 1879
Death Date: 8 Mar 1933
Death Location: St Vincent's Hospital Darlinghurst
Cemetery: Cowra Church of England
Cemetery Location: New South Wales

Trees have James Henry Butler’s 1918 Lake Cargelligo NSW - not sourced, can't see on BMD
BUTLER Margaret, off Vanx-street, domestic duties

James Henry was a saddler.

Yeah, the one in post #3 was a labourer so not the right one.

The saddler is easy to find up to 1909.

James Butler
Year: 1909
District: Cowra
Page No: 24B
[Image just has Saddler, Cowra]

He looks to have died by 1927, son William James' marriage has him deceased.

If the trees are correct there is this, no confidence as trees also say birth year = 1866..

James Butler
Death Age: 65
Birth Date: abt 1853
Death Date: 1918
Cemetery: Lake Cargelligo District
Cemetery Location: Lake Cargelligo, New South Wales

There are possible Inquests, but nothing leaping out :rolleyes:

found this off a tree...
James Henry Butler and Margaret Whittaker were married on 13 June 1900. Their marriage certificate lists the parents of James Henry Butler as being Denis Butler and unknown wife (deceased).

• There is no record of a James Henry Butler born to a Denis Butler in the period 1860 –1870 in either NSW or Victoria.

• There is a Denis Butler (22yo) who married a Mary Jane Brett (18yo) on 18 November 1862, in Bathurst.

• Denis Butler and Mary Jane Brett had six children

o Michael James, approx. 1864
o John Thomas, born 21 May 1867 Mount Pleasant, Bathurst.
o Denis, approx. 1870
o Bernard, approx. 1871
o Catherine Ann, approx. 1873
o William, born 4 January 1875 Generals Gate, Bathurst.

• Mary Jane Butler died of a post-partum haemorrhage on 18 January 1875
after giving birth to William on 4 January 1875

Birth of James Henry Butler
• The births of all the children, except for Michael James, are recorded on the NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages. However, there is no record of a James Henry Butler being born to Denis Butler or Mary Jane Brett.

• On Mary Jane’s death certificate, her first born son is recorded as Michael James, 10yo, in January 1875.
Thanks Val.

Thanks Geoff.

From an older thread there was mention of another tree that had his death in 1922 but no source.

Also this:

A death certificate was found for a James Butler, rabbiter, about 60 yo, deceased on 17 July 1918 at Boorabil, Cargeillco. It does not list any marriage or children but records place of birth as Bathurst, NSW.


If that is the right James Henry and then even if age is 5 years overstated it does not seem that Denis and Mary Jane could be his parents.

Birth 1864 BUTLER Michael James - Denis Mary Jane BRETT b. Ashbourne, Vic. #2472

If James Henry was born 1866 Vic or in NSW as the family moved to Bathurst, but no birth reg, then age for the 1918 James would rule that death out.
It's looking like a birth around 1866 making him the 2nd son.

Even at age 60 the 1918 one can't fit.

So no confirmed death.