Updated 27 Oct 2006
WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900
Descendants of BUTLER-1
This Pedigree was sent by:
Stuart Flint of Wirksworth
BUTLER family history
From: STUART FLINT
Subject: The Butler family connections with Buckley
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 18:48:28 +0100 (BST)
The following is a pedigree of the family of Butler my wifes kin and
my own via Shaws Flint Slack Allen Wheatcroft Collinson and Brookes
The Butler family in the late 1680s came from Ible..By 1730 some lived
at Bolehill as Farmers and Lead Miners
Edward Butler was born at Ible in 1699 His son Henry had a son Edward
who married Anne Allen in 1772 daughter of John and Mary Allen nee Wright
and a daughter Anne Butler who married Thomas Collinson Barmaster and
Innkeeper..Thomas Collinson was of my Wheatcroft kin..
Edward and Anne Butler and Thomas and Anne Collinson were brother /sister
in law to my 5XUncle Matthew Flint who married Ellen Allen daughter of
John and Mary Allen
Ellen and Anne were Grandaughters of my 7XGrandparents William and
Mary Wheatcroft nee Wragg (Ragg)
Children of Edward and Anne Butler nee Allen
- Samuel Butler born 1776 married Silence Shaw daughter of James and
Hannah Shaw nee Roper of Bolehill James my 6XUncle his sister Anne Shaw
married Isaac Hoades they my 5XGrandparents on my mothers side of the
family This Shaw family the forebares of the Shaw's who founded quarries
at Colehills, Matlock Dale and Middle Peak..
Children of Samuel and Silence Butler nee Shaw
- 1.John Butler born 1797 married Millicent Brookes of Middleton 1818
On Johns demise Millicent married George Buckley 1834 see Buckley family
- 2.Joseph Butler born 1807 married Elizabeth Godbehere 1831 dau of
Samuel Godbehere My wife and my sister in law on Flint fore bare..
- 3.William born 1803 married Anne Spencer
- 5.Nancy married William Slack
- 6.Samuel born 1813 married Pheobe 1839
- 7.Isaac born 1823
- 8.Herbert born 1805
- 9.Elizabeth born 1816
- 10.Anne Butler born 1819 married Samuel Boden (spelt on records
Bowden) Their marriage witnesses were Joseph Butler and Catherine Walker..
Catherine my Gr Gr Aunt who married William Wesley Tailor of Coldwell
Ann widow Boden nee Butler on Samuels demise married William Marsden
Ironmonger son of Henry Marsden Ironmonger of Market Place Wirksworth
Henry son of Godfrey Marsden. Anne Marsden widow Boden nee Butler was
sister in law to Catherine Wesley nee Walker my Gr Gr Aunt..(Catherine
sister to my Grt Grandfather Joseph Walker born 1815 married 3 times
his 3rd wife my Grt Grandmother )
Daniel Marsden Director of Marsdens Ironmongers / Braziers /Churn Makers
married Ellen Wesley sister to William Wesley.
Children of John and Millicent Butler nee Brookes
- 1.Mary Anne Butler married William Cooke
- 2.Sarah born 1825 married George Slack son of Samuel and
Sarah Slack nee Land.. Sarah my Gr Gr Grandmother Hannah Smith nee
- 3.Emma married Isaac Chip of Mansfield Woodhouse Gentlemans Butler
- 4.Francis Butler born 1826 married Mary Anne ....
Francis was at one time Maitre dom (Master of the Hall) to the Hurt
family of Alderwasley Hall then was Landlord of The Old Noahs Ark Inn
Wigwell after my 4XGrandfather Thomas Hodgkinson..
Children of William and Anne Butler nee Spencer
- 1.Richard Butler born 1833 married Charlotte Wayne of Parwich 1855
(in some records it states Charlotte as being Georgina..Richard's
second wife on the demise of Charlotte in the 1870s was Martha Brookes
widow of John Brookes of my kin, Martha's maiden name being Slack
daughter of Josiah Slack of Middleton Josiah my / my wifes kinsman.
- 2.William Butler born 1838 in the 1861 census working as a Groom for Walthalls at Alton Manor near Wirksworth
- 3.Anne born 1834
- 4.Elizabeth born 1835
- 5.Isaac born 1837 married Sarah Anne Brookes 1878 sister to
Martha Brookes who married Isaacs brother Richard Martha and Sarah
Anne daughters of Samuel Brookes of my distant kin..
Children of Richard and Charlotte Butler nee Wayne
- 1.William Butler born 1860 married Isabella Spencer 1880 daughter of
Daniel and Hannah Spencer nee Slack. Daniel and Hannah Spencer's daughter
Grace Spencer married George Else they parents of my Uncle George Else
who married Millicent Flint my father's sister.. George and Millicent
lived at Hunlocke Road Pit Cottages Bolsover where Uncle George Else
was a coal miner at the Colliery..
Friends / Relations of both my wife and my own family today at Middleton
are direct kin of these Butler / Spencer heirs..
- 2.Anne Butler born 1861
- 3.Richard Butler born 1867
- 4.Mary Elizabeth Butler born 1870 married John William Fearn
from Hartington Station Master son of George and Frances Fearn nee
Slack.. Frances sister to my wife's 2XGrandmother Mary Evans nee Slack
and their sister Esther who married George Birley Monumental Mason of
Middleton.. This Fearn family were co founders / trustees with my
Grandparents John and Annie Walker of Mount Zion Methodist Church
Middleton Green and William Butler and his wife built by my Walker
family in 1905/6
- 5.Robert Butler born 1875 he son of Martha Butler Richards 2nd wife
- 6.Isaac Butler born 1876 ditto
This Butler family produced a son Frank Holmes Butler who was son of my
wifes Grt Grandmother Sarah Anne Holmes.. Sarah Anne then married
Joseph Evans her 3rd husband they parents of Herbert Evans of Middleton
who married Sarah Jane Hall they my wifes Grandparents Sarah Anne
Holmes's 1st husband was Joseph Evans's brother William Evans Frank
Holmes Butler was a Farmer at Long Lode Farm at the head of Bonsall
Wood Middleton also Landlord at The Duke of Wellington Inn Middleton..
He married Sally Slack of my wifes fore bare kin..
Regards Stuart G Flint
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