The Butler Family Tree

              From Lincolnshire to Flintshire






This is the story of the Butler Family who started their lives in Burton upon Stather in Lincolnshire and moved to North Wales.

On the next  pages are the handwritten memories of William Morfin Butler (1875 to 1957).

It is a transcript of his life in Burton upon Stather and how he moved to Connahs Quay in Flintshire and spent his life on the River Dee building boats and lifeboats  ~ its facinating


The Beginning

Connahs Quay as a Port

The Depression 




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Eric Morfin

Alice May

William      Samual


Thomas John












William Morfin Butler

        1875 ~ 1957


Who lived at

1 Salisibury Street