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Butterworth, James (1815–1882)

James Butterworth was sentenced to 14 years' transportation on a charge of larceny from a person. He arrived in Sydney aboard the Captain Cook in 1833. His trade was given as errand boy. He was granted a ticket of leave in 1841.

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'Butterworth, James (1815–1882)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/butterworth-james-24694/text33345, accessed 27 July 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

14 March 1815
London, Middlesex, England

Death

15 October 1882
North Shore, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

stroke

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 14 years