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Spencer BUTLER & Harriet ?

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Immigration Date 27 Sep 1839 NSW
Volume 22
Ship 'Neptune'
BUTLER Spencer Quarryman Prot 33 R Castles, Sussex
Father: BUTLER George Bricklayer South Conlig ?
Mother: Sarah (same place)
Wife: BUTLER Harriet House Serv. Prot 29 R Castles, Sussex
Father - Thomas Labr (same place)
Mother: Maria
Children
Thankful (F) 16 mths died on voyage
Mary Anne 10y
Harriet 8y
Maria 4y
Spencer 16 mths died on voyage
Note: Only one child died, not clear if it was Thankful or Spencer
 

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NSW Death 9077/1883 BUTLER SPENCER - GEORGE - SARAH - WEST MAITLAND

The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW) - Tue 20 Feb 1883 p.1
DEATH
BUTLER.-On the 17th February, 1883, at his residence, Church-street, West Maitland, Spencer Butler ; aged 77 years.

NSW Death 10101/1887 BUTLER HARRIETT - THOMAS - MARIA C - WEST MAITLAND

The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW) - Sat 25 Jun 1887 p.1
DEATHS
BUTLER.-Wednesday, 22nd June, 1887, at her residence, Church-street, West Maitland, Harriet, relict of the late Spencer Butler, in her 77th year.
 

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I can't find a birth reg for a Spencer Butler.

Births Mar Qtr 1838
BUTLER Thankful Hastings 7 325

BUTLER, THANKFUL BUTLER - CHAPMAN
GRO Reference: 1838 M Quarter in THE HASTINGS UNION Volume 07 Page 325

Shipping record has Thankful as female and GRO as male.
 
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I can't find baptisms for Spencer Butler and Harriet Chapman on FS, FreeREG or The Weald.


Don't know if this is correct.

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County Sussex
Place Guestling Green
Church name St Laurence
Register type Parish Register
Register entry number 137
Marriage date 07 Jul 1801
Groom forename George
Groom surname BUTLER
Groom parish Guestling
Groom condition bachelor
Bride forename Sarah
Bride surname SELDEN
Bride parish Guestling
Bride condition spinster
Witness1 Robert RUSSELL
Witness2 John PADGHAM
Transcribed by Jennifer Litton
File line number 137
 
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If Castles, Sussex on the shipping record is St Mary in the Castle Hastings then I can't find a George or Sarah Butler or a Thomas or Maria Chapman in 1841.
 

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Spencer Butler baptised 17 Nov 1805 Hollington Sussex – George Butler & Sarah nee Selden
George Butler marriage 7 July 1801 Gustling Sussex to Sarah Selden

Spencer married 23 May 1830 Hastings to Harriet Chapman (1810-1887) – trees have both Thankful & Spencer died 3 Aug 1839 onboard β€œNeptune”.

Harriet b Aug 1810 Sussex – Thomas Burgess Chapman & Maria Thankful
 

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Thanks Val.

NSW Bap V18401591 24A/1840 BUTLER HANNAH - SPENCER - HARRIET - CT= CofE Black Creek; Bulwarra; Cloden; East Maitland; Hinton; Hunter District; Maitland; Morpeth; West Maitland

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Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of W Maitland in the County of Northumberland in the Year 1840
No. 204 When Baptised: Novr. 8 When Born: Sepr. 24th 1840 Hannah - Spencer & Harriett Butler Abode: Quarryman Quality or Profession: District of Maitland By whom the Ceremony was performed: W Stack

Transcribed as per image.
 
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National archives UK

Medical and surgical journal of the Government Emigrant ship Neptune

Folios 6-8: Spencer Butlin's child, Thankful Butlin, aged 16 months; disease or hurt, acute phrenitis. Put on sick list, 3 August 1839, at sea. Died, 3 August 1839. Brought to the hospital in the morning by his mother to show an eruption on the surface of his body which had appeared some days previously. He had also been very much purged but had continued to be playful and move about. The cutaneous affection was of a papular character and several of the papulae on the breast were 'in a state of imperfect suppuration'. He was given calomel, put in a warm bath, his head was shaved and a blister applied, the temples were cupped and synapisms applied to the soles of the feet. At 10pm he died. His body was examined the following day and 'there was much turgessence in the brain and its membranes and venous congestion to a considerable degree in the ventrales with about three ounces of a fluid resembling water in the base of the brain and commencement of the spinal cord'.

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C4107024
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Thanks gibbo.

Good find.

NSW Marriage 2287/1862 PORTUS HENRY D - BUTLER HANNAH - MAITLAND

The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW) - Sat 18 Oct 1862 p.1
MARRIAGE
At St. Mary's Church, West Maitland, on the 16th instant, by the Rev. Robert Chapman, Henry Dumaresq, fifth son of the late Mr. John Portus, Morpeth, to Hannah, fourth daughter of Mr. Spencer Butler, West Maitland.

Twins but not on film so I can't get an image at the library.

Bap V1842399 162A/1842 PORTUS ELIZABETH - JOHN - ELIZABETH - PC= Presbyterian Derbie; Hunter District; Maitland; Morpeth; Paterson; Singleton
Bap V1842400 162A/1842 PORTUS HENRY D - JOHN - ELIZABETH - PC= Presbyterian Derbie; Hunter District; Maitland; Morpeth; Paterson; Singleton
 
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Findagrave – John & Elizabeth Porteous
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49482371/john-o-portus

John’s Orbit and family info
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/18677006?searchTerm=john portus
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/60502414?searchTerm=john portus
John Porteous b 1 Nov 1798 Edrom Berwick Scotland – Ronald Porteous & Margaret Waite – they married 1 Jan 1798 Duns, Berwick

Elizabeth – Oct 1873
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/18777953?searchTerm=elizabeth portus

daughter Elizabeth b 1842 married 1866 to William Walker
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/63242218?searchTerm=walker - porter
she died Aug 1913 Qld
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/150588154?searchTerm=elizabeth walker
 

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PORTEOUS RONALD
MARGARET WAITE/FR1241
01/01/1798
735
50 / 5
DUNS

I can find the baptism.

01/11/1798 PORTEOUS JOHN - RONALD PORTEOUS/MARGARET WAIT FR204 M 738 10 / 190 EDROM

John b. 1 Nov 1798 Edrom, Berwick, Scotland
Ronald Porteous & Margaret Wait
FHL Film 1067896 Ref ID: 2:15XP606

1824 marriage ?? Scotland or England ??

Says he married before leaving for Australia.

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW) - Thu 7 Apr 1825 p.2
Shipping Intelligence.
On Sunday night last arrived from England, the ship Hugh Crawford, Captain Langdon, with a cargo of valuable merchandise. She sailed from London the 11th December.
Passengers ... Mr. and Mrs. Porteous ; ..
 
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