Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Matilda Augusta BUTTAge: 9218411933

Name
Matilda Augusta BUTT
Given names
Matilda Augusta
Surname
BUTT
Married name
Matilda Augusta WHITE
Birth calculated 1841 45 34
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"

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Note: It was noted that Matilda was 16 years of age at the time of her arrival in NSW in 1857.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary WHITE
yes

Birth of a brotherArthur BUTT
calculated 1843 (Age 2)
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"

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Note: The immigration record of when Arthur arrived on the "Washington Irving" in 1857, included the information that he was 14 years of age.
Birth of a sisterMaria GREEN
between 1849 and 1850 (Age 8)
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"

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Citation details: 7 April 2015
Text:

In part:

"I don’t have a copy as such of Henry and Maria’s marriage, but can tell you that they married at the home of George Lancelot Butt at Taree on the 14 April 1875 (Maria’s name was listed as Maria Butt Gadding) his brother Arthur and his wife were the witnesses and parents listed as John and Augusta. Henry John was Baptised 2 Oct 1839 along with his sister Harriett at Broughton Hampshire, what is strange is that none of John and Augusta’s children can be found on Free BDM I can see a transcription of the baptisms but can’t view the parish register as I wanted to see if it gives their birthdates as Arthur, Matilda Augusta and Maria were all baptised at Southampton on 10 June 1857 just before heading to Australia. Henry was the informant when Augusta died, I also can’t find out when he came to Australia or on the 41 or 51 census. Henry died 28 Oct 1922 at Redfern and Maria died 18 Feb 1933 at Chatswood and it says that she was born at Margate Kent in 1849 so there is no mistaking her for anybody but the Maria Green on the 51 census with John and Augusta."

Citation details: 1851 England Census Class: HO107; Piece: 1669; Folio: 223; Page: 38; GSU roll: 193576-193577
Text:

Name: John Butt Age: 54 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1797 Relation: Head Spouse's Name: Augusta Butt Gender: Male Where born: Haughton, Hampshire, England Civil Parish: Southampton St Mary County/Island: Hampshire Country: England Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability:

View image Registration district: Southampton Sub-registration district: Southampton ED, institution, or vessel: 1k Neighbors: View others on page Household schedule number: 182 Piece: 1669 Folio: 223 Page Number: 38 Household Members: Name Age John Butt 54 Augusta Butt 42 George Butt 15 Harriett Butt 11 Matilda Butt 9 Arthur Butt 7 Maria Green 1

Butt - John, Augusta and Family - 1851 Census
Butt - John, Augusta and Family - 1851 Census

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Note: It was noted that Maria was 8 years of age at the time of her arrival in NSW in 1857 and that she was 1 year old in the 1851 census.
Residence 1851 (Age 10)
Citation details: 1851 England Census Class: HO107; Piece: 1669; Folio: 223; Page: 38; GSU roll: 193576-193577
Text:

Name: John Butt Age: 54 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1797 Relation: Head Spouse's Name: Augusta Butt Gender: Male Where born: Haughton, Hampshire, England Civil Parish: Southampton St Mary County/Island: Hampshire Country: England Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability:

View image Registration district: Southampton Sub-registration district: Southampton ED, institution, or vessel: 1k Neighbors: View others on page Household schedule number: 182 Piece: 1669 Folio: 223 Page Number: 38 Household Members: Name Age John Butt 54 Augusta Butt 42 George Butt 15 Harriett Butt 11 Matilda Butt 9 Arthur Butt 7 Maria Green 1

Butt - John, Augusta and Family - 1851 Census
Butt - John, Augusta and Family - 1851 Census

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Immigration 29 September 1857 (Age 16)
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"

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Note: John and Augusta with their children George, Harriet, Matilda and Arthur arrived on board the "Washington Irving". There is a child named Maria included in this record, but it would seem that her name was Maria Green. There was a Maria Green residing with John and Augusta in 1851 and she was shown as a visitor. Refer to her residence event.
Marriage of a siblingGeorge Laucett BUTTMary Jane MACCONNELLView this family
about 1861 (Age 20)
Citation details: 502/1861 BUTT GEORGE LAUCETT MACCONNELL MARY J SYDNEY
MarriageLouis Martin Gustavus Adolf De OTTWAYHarriett BUTTView this family
22 April 1862 (Age 21)
Marriage of a siblingLouis Martin Gustavus Adolf De OTTWAYHarriett BUTTView this family
Type: Religious marriage
22 April 1862 (Age 21)
Address: Presbyterian - By Rev. James Fullerton Elizabeth Street
Citation details: 300/1862 OTTWA LOUIS BUTT HARRIETTE SYDNEY
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1842 - 1954
Citation details: 5 May 1862, page 1.
De Ottway - Louis M G A and Butt - Harriet
De Ottway - Louis M G A and Butt - Harriet

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Marriage Certificate - De Ottway - Louis - Butt - Harriett
Marriage Certificate - De Ottway - Louis - Butt - Harriett

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Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1842 - 1954
Citation details: 21 May 1862, page 8
De Ottway - Louis M G A and Butt - Harriet
De Ottway - Louis M G A and Butt - Harriet

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Note: The information on the marriage certificate includes that Louis was a bachelor and a painter by occupation, whilst Harriett was a spinster with no occupation.
MarriageWilliam WHITEView this family
about 1865 (Age 24)
Citation details: 325/1865 WHITE WILLIAM BUTT MATILDA SYDNEY
Birth of a daughter
#2
Augusta WHITE
about 1866 (Age 25)
Citation details: 583/1866 WHITE AUGUSTA WILLIAM MATILDA SYDNEY
Marriage of a siblingArthur BUTTMary Jane BISHOPView this family
about 1867 (Age 26)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 98
Citation details: 2292/1867 BUTT ARTHUR BISHOP MARY J MANNING RIVER
Death of a daughterMary WHITE
about 1868 (Age 27)
Citation details: 505/1868 WHITE MARY WILLIAM MATILDA A SYDNEY
Birth of a daughter
#3
Alice J WHITE
about 1869 (Age 28)
Citation details: 2919/1869 WHITE ALICE J WILLIAM MATILDA BALMAIN
Birth of a son
#4
William John WHITE
about 1870 (Age 29)
Citation details: 2800/1870 WHITE WILLIAM JOHN WILLIAM MATILDA A SYDNEY
Birth of a son
#5
David WHITE
about 1872 (Age 31)
Citation details: 1046/1872 WHITE DAVID WILLIAM MATILDA A SYDNEY
Birth of a son
#6
Charles L WHITE
about 1873 (Age 32)
Citation details: 3013/1873 WHITE CHARLES L WILLIAM MATILDA SYDNEY
Birth of a daughter
#7
Harriett F WHITE
about 1875 (Age 34)
Citation details: 704/1875 WHITE HARRIETT F WILLIAM MATILDA A SYDNEY
Death of a sisterHarriett BUTT
about 1875 (Age 34)
Citation details: 10664/1875 DE OTTWAY HARRIET JOHN AUGUSTA YOUNG
Burial of a sisterHarriett BUTT
9 January 1875 (Age 34)
Marriage of a siblingHenry John BUTTMaria GREENView this family
14 April 1875 (Age 34)
Address: At the residence of his brother, Arthur.
Citation details: 7 April 2015
Text:

In part:

"I don’t have a copy as such of Henry and Maria’s marriage, but can tell you that they married at the home of George Lancelot Butt at Taree on the 14 April 1875 (Maria’s name was listed as Maria Butt Gadding) his brother Arthur and his wife were the witnesses and parents listed as John and Augusta. Henry John was Baptised 2 Oct 1839 along with his sister Harriett at Broughton Hampshire, what is strange is that none of John and Augusta’s children can be found on Free BDM I can see a transcription of the baptisms but can’t view the parish register as I wanted to see if it gives their birthdates as Arthur, Matilda Augusta and Maria were all baptised at Southampton on 10 June 1857 just before heading to Australia. Henry was the informant when Augusta died, I also can’t find out when he came to Australia or on the 41 or 51 census. Henry died 28 Oct 1922 at Redfern and Maria died 18 Feb 1933 at Chatswood and it says that she was born at Margate Kent in 1849 so there is no mistaking her for anybody but the Maria Green on the 51 census with John and Augusta."

Citation details: 3073/1875 BUTT HENRY JOHN GADDING MARIA BUTT MANNING RIVER
Marriage of a siblingHenry John BUTTMaria GREENView this family
14 April 1875 (Age 34)
Address: At the residence of his brother, Arthur.
Citation details: 7 April 2015
Text:

In part:

"I don’t have a copy as such of Henry and Maria’s marriage, but can tell you that they married at the home of George Lancelot Butt at Taree on the 14 April 1875 (Maria’s name was listed as Maria Butt Gadding) his brother Arthur and his wife were the witnesses and parents listed as John and Augusta. Henry John was Baptised 2 Oct 1839 along with his sister Harriett at Broughton Hampshire, what is strange is that none of John and Augusta’s children can be found on Free BDM I can see a transcription of the baptisms but can’t view the parish register as I wanted to see if it gives their birthdates as Arthur, Matilda Augusta and Maria were all baptised at Southampton on 10 June 1857 just before heading to Australia. Henry was the informant when Augusta died, I also can’t find out when he came to Australia or on the 41 or 51 census. Henry died 28 Oct 1922 at Redfern and Maria died 18 Feb 1933 at Chatswood and it says that she was born at Margate Kent in 1849 so there is no mistaking her for anybody but the Maria Green on the 51 census with John and Augusta."

Citation details: 3073/1875 BUTT HENRY JOHN GADDING MARIA BUTT MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#8
Henry WHITE
about 1876 (Age 35)
Citation details: 1570/1876 WHITE HENRY WILLIAM MATILDA AUGUSTA SYDNEY
Death of a sonHenry WHITE
about 1876 (Age 35)
Citation details: 2286/1876 WHITE HENRY WILLIAM MATILDA SYDNEY
Birth of a son
#9
Victor WHITE
about 1877 (Age 36)
Citation details: 1817/1877 WHITE VICTOR WILLIAM MATILDA A SYDNEY
Birth of a daughter
#10
Isabel Matilda WHITE
about 1878 (Age 37)
Citation details: 2498/1878 WHITE ISABEL MATILDA WILLIAM MATILDA AUGUSTA SYDNEY
Birth of a son
#11
Paul Fred B WHITE
about 1879 (Age 38)
Citation details: 3268/1879 WHITE PAUL FRED B WILLIAM MATILDA AGUSTA SYDNEY
Birth of a daughter
#12
Hilda Ethel WHITE
about 1881 (Age 40)
Citation details: 724/1881 WHITE HILDA ETHEL WILLIAM MATILDA AUGUSTA SYDNEY
Death of a fatherJohn BUTT
4 August 1881 (Age 40)
Citation details: 7775/1881 BUTT JOHN JAMES JANE WINGHAM
Butt - John
Butt - John

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Birth of a daughter
#13
Eunice May WHITE
about 1882 (Age 41)
Citation details: 8283/1882 WHITE EUNICE MAY WILLIAM MATILDA A REDFERN
Death of a daughterEunice May WHITE
about 1883 (Age 42)
Citation details: 4270/1883 WHITE EUNICE M WILLIAM MATILDA REDFERN
Death of a sonCharles L WHITE
about 1886 (Age 45)
Citation details: 2113/1886 WHITE CHARLES L WILLIAM MATIDLDA A SYDNEY
Marriage of a childJohn J MALONEYAugusta WHITEView this family
about 1887 (Age 46)
Citation details: 3181/1887 MALONEY JOHN J WHITE AUGUSTA REDFERN
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Ethel Matilda A MALONEY
about 1889 (Age 48)
Citation details: 3181/1887 MALONEY JOHN J WHITE AUGUSTA REDFERN
Death of a brotherGeorge Laucett BUTT
28 May 1896 (Age 55)
Citation details: 8105/1896 BUTT GEORGE L JOHN AUGUSTA TAREE
Publication: PDF file kindly provided by Jeffrey Gallagher.
Death of a motherAugusta ANDREWS
about 1901 (Age 60)
Citation details: 11087/1901 BUTT AUGUSTA REDFERN
Marriage of a grandchildRobert G McCARRONEthel Matilda A MALONEYView this family
about 1916 (Age 75)
Citation details: 1219/1916 MCCARRON ROBERT G MALONEY ETHEL M A PETERSHAM
Death of a brotherHenry John BUTT
28 October 1922 (Age 81)
Address: At his residence: 30 Abercrombie Street
Citation details: 7 April 2015
Text:

In part:

"I don’t have a copy as such of Henry and Maria’s marriage, but can tell you that they married at the home of George Lancelot Butt at Taree on the 14 April 1875 (Maria’s name was listed as Maria Butt Gadding) his brother Arthur and his wife were the witnesses and parents listed as John and Augusta. Henry John was Baptised 2 Oct 1839 along with his sister Harriett at Broughton Hampshire, what is strange is that none of John and Augusta’s children can be found on Free BDM I can see a transcription of the baptisms but can’t view the parish register as I wanted to see if it gives their birthdates as Arthur, Matilda Augusta and Maria were all baptised at Southampton on 10 June 1857 just before heading to Australia. Henry was the informant when Augusta died, I also can’t find out when he came to Australia or on the 41 or 51 census. Henry died 28 Oct 1922 at Redfern and Maria died 18 Feb 1933 at Chatswood and it says that she was born at Margate Kent in 1849 so there is no mistaking her for anybody but the Maria Green on the 51 census with John and Augusta."

Citation details: 15014/1922 BUTT HENRY J JOHN ANGUSTA REDFERN
Publication: Sydney, NSW, Australia. Fairfax Ltd.
Citation details: Monday 30 October 1922, page 8
Butt - Henry John - Death Notice
Butt - Henry John - Death Notice

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Burial of a brotherHenry John BUTT
30 October 1922 (Age 81)
Address: Church of England portion
Cemetery: Rookwood Necropolis
Citation details: Monday 30 October 1922, page 7
Butt - Henry John - Funeral Notice
Butt - Henry John - Funeral Notice

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Death of a sonDavid WHITE
about 1924 (Age 83)
Citation details: 6220/1924 WHITE DAVID WILLIAM J MATILDA A PETERSHAM
Death of a brotherArthur BUTT
1928 (Age 87)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 13642/1928 BUTT ARTHUR JOHN AUGUSTA LISMORE
Death of a sonWilliam John WHITE
about 1930 (Age 89)
Citation details: 18755/1930 WHITE WILLIAM J WILLIAM MATILDA A MARRICKVILLE
Death of a sisterMaria GREEN
18 February 1933 (Age 92)
Address: 7 Tryon Street
Citation details: 648/1933 BUTT MARIA 54 YRS CHATSWOOD CHATSWOOD
Publication: Sydney, NSW, Australia. Fairfax Ltd.
Citation details: Monday 20 February 1933, page 8
Butt - Maria - Death Notice
Butt - Maria - Death Notice

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Citation details: 7 April 2015
Text:

In part:

"I don’t have a copy as such of Henry and Maria’s marriage, but can tell you that they married at the home of George Lancelot Butt at Taree on the 14 April 1875 (Maria’s name was listed as Maria Butt Gadding) his brother Arthur and his wife were the witnesses and parents listed as John and Augusta. Henry John was Baptised 2 Oct 1839 along with his sister Harriett at Broughton Hampshire, what is strange is that none of John and Augusta’s children can be found on Free BDM I can see a transcription of the baptisms but can’t view the parish register as I wanted to see if it gives their birthdates as Arthur, Matilda Augusta and Maria were all baptised at Southampton on 10 June 1857 just before heading to Australia. Henry was the informant when Augusta died, I also can’t find out when he came to Australia or on the 41 or 51 census. Henry died 28 Oct 1922 at Redfern and Maria died 18 Feb 1933 at Chatswood and it says that she was born at Margate Kent in 1849 so there is no mistaking her for anybody but the Maria Green on the 51 census with John and Augusta."

Note: There is a transcription error in her age at death in her death registration.
Burial of a sisterMaria GREEN
20 February 1933 (Age 92)
Address: Church of England portion.
Cemetery: Rookwood Necropolis
Citation details: Monday 20 February 1933, page 7
Butt - Maria - Funeral Notice
Butt - Maria - Funeral Notice

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Death about 1933 (Age 92)
Citation details: 383/1933 WHITE MATILDA A JOHN AUGUSTA ANNANDALE
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 15 May 1833England, United Kingdom
-7 months
elder brother
Henry John BUTT
Birth: before 28 October 1832 36 25Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: 28 October 1922Redfern, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
3 years
younger brother
8 years
younger sister
Maria GREEN
Birth: between 1849 and 1850 53 42Margate, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: 18 February 1933Chatswood, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with William WHITE - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1865Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
daughter
daughter
2 years
son
William John WHITE
Birth: about 1870 29Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1930Marrickville, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
David WHITE
Birth: about 1872 31Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1924Petersham, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
Charles L WHITE
Birth: about 1873 32Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1886Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
2 years
son
Henry WHITE
Birth: about 1876 35Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1876Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
Victor WHITE
Birth: about 1877 36Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1957Rockdale, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
3 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
Eunice May WHITE
Birth: about 1882 41Redfern, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1883Redfern, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthWashington Irving - Butt - Family
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"

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ResidenceWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: 1851 England Census Class: HO107; Piece: 1669; Folio: 223; Page: 38; GSU roll: 193576-193577
Text:

Name: John Butt Age: 54 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1797 Relation: Head Spouse's Name: Augusta Butt Gender: Male Where born: Haughton, Hampshire, England Civil Parish: Southampton St Mary County/Island: Hampshire Country: England Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability:

View image Registration district: Southampton Sub-registration district: Southampton ED, institution, or vessel: 1k Neighbors: View others on page Household schedule number: 182 Piece: 1669 Folio: 223 Page Number: 38 Household Members: Name Age John Butt 54 Augusta Butt 42 George Butt 15 Harriett Butt 11 Matilda Butt 9 Arthur Butt 7 Maria Green 1

Butt - John, Augusta and Family - 1851 Census
Butt - John, Augusta and Family - 1851 Census

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ImmigrationWashington Irving - Butt - Family
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"
Butt - Family - Arrived on board the "Washington Irving"

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MarriageW - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 325/1865 WHITE WILLIAM BUTT MATILDA SYDNEY
DeathW - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 383/1933 WHITE MATILDA A JOHN AUGUSTA ANNANDALE