Samuel James Butler

Author: D Clow
Date published: 02/02/2022

Samuel James Butler was born at Crookham, near Thatcham in 1849, the son of Robert and Ruth Butler.

In the 1861 census he was still living at home, aged 13, and employed as an agricultural labourer, as was his father.
By the 1871 census he was in Marylebone, London, employed as a footman in the household of William Beach, MP.
He died 4 July 1873 aged 23 years. "Killed at Kings Cross".  By this time he was a railway porter.

See full report of inquest

BMD Birth Samuel James Butler Sept Q 1849 Newbury 6 207 Death Sept Q 1873 aged 23 Pancras 16 39


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