His parents were Charles and Jane Butler.
She died in February 1878 in Ravenfield and was buried at St James Church, Ravenfield on 6th February 1878.
The following are details of Matthew and Fanny and their family from the 19th century censuses.
Matthew Butler 43 years Ag Lab. Y
Fanny Butler 40 years N
Elizabeth 9 years Y
Dinah 5 years Y
George 3 years Y
Matthew 1 year Y
Charles 15 years Y May have lived next door.
Matthew Butler Head Marr 51 years Farm lab b. Yorks Thrybergh
Fanny Butler Wife 50 years b. Oldcoats
George Son 13 years b. Ravenfield
Matthew Son 11 years b. Ravenfield
William Son 9 years b. Ravenfield
James Son 6 years b. Ravenfield
Ann Daughter 4 years b. Ravenfield
Matthew Butler Head Marr 73 years Lab b. Thrybergh
Fanny Butler Wife 74 years b. Oldcoats