Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.
"Whitwell Butler, of Bellville"
in a list of Kerry jurors
Tralee Mercury, July 27, 1831.
Whitwell Butler, of Bellville, is listed in Record Panel for Spring Assizes, in Kerry Evening Post, February 28, 1835.
He is in the List of Justices of the Peace, 1844. Says he presides at Cahirciveen petty sessions, and at Waterville petty sessions. Living Bellville.
"Whitwell Butler, Bellville" is in a list of Kerry jurors in Kerry Evening Post, July 23, 1845.
He retired from Navy with rank of Commander, 27 Oct 1845.
He is listed among the Magistrates of Co.Kerry in [Thom's, 1847, p.478]. Living "Bellville". From here.
Died unmarried, 1849:
His will dated 28 Mar 1849. His will mentions no wife or children.
He died Mar-Apr 1849.
His will is discussed in Waterford Evening News, April 13, 1849.
See will and probate in [NA.UK]. Proved 21 Nov 1850. He is described as Whitwell Butler of Belleville, near Cahersiveen, Commander in the Royal Navy. It says he is a "bachelor without lawful issue". It says his brother James is the "only next of kin".
Front of a book, William Blennerhassett, "tenants in account with Whitwell Butler" (the younger, agent for Blennerhassett), commencing 25 Mar 1839.
Book lists tenants in Belville/Portmagee area.
William Blennerhassett is unidentified. This could be Whitwell's 1st cousin William Blennerhassett of Blennerville.
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Capt. Whitwell Butler,
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