Family History Notebook

Francis Butler

Son of Daniel Butler and Jane Dives, baptised on the 29th of July 1833 at St. Sepulchre, London

Married Mary Ann Sarah ? (born c1843 Lambeth) 2


Sarah Jane, born on the 12th of December 1863, baptised on the 8th of June 1864 at St Sepulchre
Marion, born on the 14th of April 1865, baptised on the 2nd of January 1866 at St Andrew's, Holborn
Gilbert, born on the 2nd of December 1866, baptised on the 5th of September 1867 at St Andrew's
Frank Raynor, born 1868 in Lewisham (FreeBMD Q3 1d 780)
Lionel George, born 1870 in Lewisham (FreeBMD Q2 1d 828) died 1871 in Lewisham (FreeBMD Q2 1d 556)

Died on the 16th of February 1909 1

Followed his father's trade as an undertaker, in Farringdon Street, then in South London (Lee) then Chelsea then Kensington.


1    Information from Hall/Hale family trees on The death of Francis Butler aged 76 was registered in the first quarter of 1909 in Kensington (FreeBMD 1a 167) - but occurred in Clapham Park, Surrey according to the family tree.

1851 census. 1871 census, 1881 census, 1891 census, 1901 census.
Not found in 1841 or 1861.

2    Marriage not found in FreeBMD 1858 - 1870 nor in IGI. Mary is found in 1871 census with Francis (as Marianne) but not in 1881 or 1901 though Francis describes himself as married rather than widowed.  In 1881 Francis has a housekeeper.

4    Witness at his sister's wedding in 1870.