George Slade Butler

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George Slade Butler (1821-1882) was an English lawyer and antiquary.

Life[edit]

Butler was the son of Richard Weeden Butler, a surgeon in practice at Rye, Sussex, by his third wife, Rhoda Jane, only daughter of Daniel Slade, of London and Rye. Born at Rye on 4 March 1821, he was educated at a private school at Brighton. He was admitted a solicitor in Hilary term, 1843. He was in business in Rye, where he held the town-clerkship and the registrarship of the county court.

He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in March 1862, and died in Rye on 11 April 1882.

Works[edit]

Butler's Topographica Sussexiana originally appeared in the Collections of the Sussex Archaeological Society, and was later reprinted in one volume; it is a bibliography listing of the publications relating to the county of Sussex. He also contributed papers on the antiquities of Rye to the same journal.

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Attribution

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Butler, George Slade". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.