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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

James William Butler (1840-1928)

From Graces Guide

James William Butler (1840-1928), wine merchant, of Hedges and Butler, brother of Frank Hedges Butler, balloonist.

Possibly this was the James William Butler who was a founding member of the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain

1840 Born in Westminster son of James Butler and his wife Frances Mary (nee Hedges)[1]

1861 James Butler 49, wine merchant, lived in Golden Square, Westminster with Frances M Butler 41, James Wm Butler 20, Fanny Butler 19, Mary Ann Butler 18, George Kelinworth Butler 16, F R Butler 12, F H Butler 6, Alice Butler 3, Samuel Butler 7 months[2]

1867 Living at Wimbledon Park when he married Phoebe Alice Browne[3]

1871 James William Butler 30, wine merchant, lived in Golden Square, with Phoebe Alice Butler 26, James Alfred Butler 2[4]

1881 Jas.W. Butler 40, wine merchant, lived in Belgrave, London, with Phoebe A. Butler 34, Mabel A. Butler 9, Wm. A. Butler 8[5]

1901 James W Butler 60, wine merchant, lived in Pimlico with Phoebe A Butler 50[6]

1909 James Butler was the only founding member of the Aeronautical Society to live to meet the Wright Brothers during their visit to London in May 1909.

1928 Died in London[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1861 census
  3. Parich records
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1881 census
  6. 1901 census
  7. national probate calendar