From Hooves to Highways

W. J. Butcher, Esq

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1906 Humber owned by William James Burchell Butcher, MLA for Gascoyne, driven by his chauffeur, William Best, who was also chauffeur to Neil McNeil. They are outside the Butcher’s home, Garden Hill, in Guildford.

In September 1908 William’s daughter Margaret (14) failed to wake from a simple operation performed by Dr Mitchell Stewart (see his page), under chloroform administered by Dr Frank Andrew (see his page).