Butler's Party

 

Shipping Lists and Details

1820 Settler Ship : Fanny

Ship 

Fanny 

Scheme 

the Government Settler Scheme 

Tonnage 

c 400 

Departure Port 

Cork 

Parties 

Butler, Ingram, Synnot 

Number on Board 

112 

Departure Date 

12th February 1820 

Landfall Port 

Simon's Bay 

Landfall Date 

1st May 1820 

Final Port 

Saldhana Bay 

 1820 Settler: Thomas Butler

Settler ID 

1149 

Ship 

Fanny 

Party 

Butler 

Gender 

Age in 1820 

43 

Occupation 

Capt, Dublin Militia 

Date or Year of Birth 

1776 

Spouse 

Elizabeth 

1820 Settler Party : Butler

Party 

Butler 

Leader 

Capt. Thomas Butler 

Number in the Party 

27 

Area Party originated from 

Wicklow, Ireland 

Area allocated to the party 

Originally to Clanwilliam, then to the Assegai Bush River, Alban 

Ship 

Fanny 

Surnames in party 

Butler, Byrne, Devine, Dougherty, Fowler, Goss, Harrington, Healey, Mageer, Montgomery, Mulhall, Murray, Sadler, Toole, Unknown, Walsh, Whelan

Notes 

A party of 27 from Wicklow led by Captain Thomas BUTLER, Dublin Militia, sailed in "Fanny". They were located in Jan Dissels Valley, Western Cape. Most of them were shortly transferred to "East Indian", for re-location on the Assegai Bush River.

 

1820 Butler's Party

The list below contains details of the members of the above party which formed part of the British government-assisted emigration scheme to the Cape Colony, South Africa.

The settler's age in 1820 in years is reflected in brackets.   Where no age is given it is either unknown or less than one year in the case of children.

Surname

Name

Spouse,
if applicable

Children,
if applicable

Occupation/
Other

Butler Thomas (43) Elizabeth (35) Joseph (11)

James (6)

Matilda (1)

Captain, Dublin Militia
Byrne Murtagh (33) Jane (30) Patrick (13)

William (7)

Labourer
Devine James (36) Margaret (26) William (11)

Ellen (4)

Labourer
Fowler Thomas (36)

 

 

Carpenter
Goss Michael (21)

 

 

Labourer
Harrington James (22) Frances (20)

 

Labourer
Healey John (21)

 

 

Labourer
Mageer William (36)

 

Thomas (8) Labourer
Montgomery John (16)

 

 

Listed as 'John Fowler'
Murray Edward (21) Jane (19) *a daughter Labourer
Toole Michael (21) Honora (20)

 

Labourer
Walsh Laurence (40)

 

Elizabeth (8)

James (7)

Labourer
Whelan John (21)

 

 

Labourer