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Thomas Bromhead Butt (1821 - 1877)

Colonel Thomas Bromhead Butt
Born in Trentham, Staffordshire, Englandmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 14 Jul 1852 in Trinity Chapel, Quebec, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in 5 Drummond Place, Edinburgh, Scotlandmap
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Colonel Thomas Bromhead Butt (1821-1877) was the son of Rev. Thomas Butt and Catherine Bromhead.
He was baptised on the 19th of August 1821 at Trentham, Staffordshire, England.
He married Geraldine May Sewell, daughter of William Smith Sewell and Mary Isabella Smith, on 14 July 1852 in Trinity Chapel, Québec, Canada
He died aged 65 on the 6th of August 1877 in 5 Drummond Place, Edinburgh and was buried Dean Cemetery,
Military carreer
Ensign, 3rd of April, 1840; lieutenant, 2nd of August, 1842; captain, 2nd of April, 1847; Major, 17th of July, 1857; lieutenant-colonel, 26th of April, 1859; colonel, 23rd of May, 1864; exchanged to the 86th regiment. He served in the Indian campaign of 1858-59, including the siege and capture of Lucknow, with the 79th Highlanders. (Brevet of lieutenant-colonel. Medal and clasp.)
On his son Edward Bormhead Butt's baptism record dated 1862 at Simla his occupation is given as "Inspector General of Musketry".
Colonel Thomas Bromhead Butt died aged 56 on 6 August 1877 at 5 Drummond Place, Edinburgh \nd was buried there in Dean Cemetery.


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Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 29 January 2020), memorial page for Colonel Thomas Broomhead Butt (3 Aug 1821–6 Aug 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 170857079, citing Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland ; Maintained by GariochGraver (contributor 47469430) .

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