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Butson's Cottage

14 Crandon St

The Butson family were a Fremantle-based, musically active family. Ernest E. Butson (1872-1951) was the conductor of the Fremantle Orchestral Society, 1917-1940, and a founding member of the WA Music Teachers Association. He served on the Association Council for three terms. His son, Ivan E. Butson (1899-1969), was Deputy Conductor of the Fremantle Orchestral Society in 1940. Butson’s daughter Ruth was the first almoner at Fremantle Hospital in the 1920s. FHC.

References and Links

Peta O'Sullivan, article in Fremantle, the newsletter of the Fremantle Society: November 2007, pp. 3-4.


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