|The Lanceston Examiner (Tasmania)|
Saturday, 6th April 1901
|Colonial Times 19th November 1839|
What I did find curious was the sale of the furniture. John's widow Sarah Butcher did remain in Tasmania, although she did return to England for a short time. Had her intention been to remain in England so selling her belongings was the only option, but at some point she changed her mind and returned to Tasmania?