BUTT – Samuel 75th and 91st Regiment

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Name BUTT – Samuel
Regiment (s) 75th and 91st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 712 / 1897
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
(75th) 20th March 1829 / 18 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Cotton Dresser
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fair / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Cape of Good Hope – 17 years 8 months
Length of Service 21 years  57 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 14th May 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Glasgow  Scotland
Pension Districts 1850 2nd Glasgow
1852 Ballymena
1853-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853  London England via Cork and Rio de Janeiro
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL 19th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth c1811 Strathnorla near Donegal  Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Fanny (Frances?)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Greenough lots G17 and G18
33 acres one rood 16 perches
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Inquirer  17th April 1872 Fanny – Funding donations for a Geraldton Church
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial c1868 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or Probate 1876/517 Probate issued for Samuel Butt to Fanny
Further Information 1853 wife signed letter of thanks to Ships Surgeon
1876-8 Butt shown as a farmer in Greenough (Victoria District)