I was having a trawl through the Australian Newspaper Archives a while ago and came across this article which relates to my Butcher ancestors from Hascombe Surrey. John Hunt Butcher had inherited the estate called Park Hatch at Hascombe Surrey. He sold the estate in 1814 and migrated to Tasmania with his family in 1821.
|The Lanceston Examiner (Tasmania)
Saturday, 6th April 1901
John Hunt Butcher died in Tasmania in 1839 and at the time of his demise he certainly had a substantial flock of sheep as you can see…
|Colonial Times 19th November 1839|