Alice Butcher

from 1782 to 1786–20 April 1867
Cambridgeshire, England

The Life of Alice

When Alice Butcher was born from 1782 to 1786, in Cambridgeshire, England, her father, John Butcher, was 58 and her mother, Elizabeth Empey, was 35. She married John Fisher on 22 April 1805, in Over, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Graveley, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She was buried in Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Fisher
Alice Butcher
Marriage: 22 April 1805
John Fisher
Elizabeth Fisher
Alice Fisher
Ann Fisher
William Fisher
Robert Fisher
Mary Fisher
Susan Fisher

Spouse and Children

22 April 1805
Over, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 5

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 19

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 26

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, Middle English bo(u)cher (Old French bouchier, a derivative of bouc ‘ram’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Fisher in household of John Fisher, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Alice Fisher, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Alice Fisher in entry for William Fisher, "England, Cambridge Parish Registers, 1538-1983 "

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