Macquarie's reference to "Butcher" in his 1818 journal recording the trip to Newcastle is almost certainly to John Butcher who, "late of 73rd Regt.", received a land order in 1816 which was later confirmed in a grant of 40 acres near Penrith, parish of Londonderry, on 13 January 1818.
Statham, Pamela. (ed.) A Colonial Regiment: new sources relating to the New South Wales Corps. Canberra, P. Statham, 1992 p.260.
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