in Kilkenny, Ireland, the Butlers migrated to Essex, England
in the early 1500's.
In 1689 Richard and William left Braintree, Essex for
New Mass in the
Colonies, later settling in Hartford and Wethersfield,
the mid-1700's after the death of Captain George
Butler aboard his whaling vessel, the Welthea, his son
George, Jr. converted the ship for the purpose of carrying freight from
Bermuda to as far south as Antigua.
Butler family arrived in these Bahama Islands in 1790 from
Wethersfield, Connecticut via Sandy's Parish, Bermuda.
Aboard the schooner Welthea, George Butler and two
year old son Robert Butler, laden with liquor and foods
pulled up to Prince George Wharf in Nassau.
Two hundred and twenty years later, we still provide
the finest in specialty foods and liquor available in these
islands from Exuma to Grand Bahama.
pride ourselves in finding and importing quality products from all over Europe, Asia, and North
Personally, I have traveled and experienced life to
the fullest, tasting the finest cuisine that the best
culinary masters have to offer from Hong Kong to Cairo, from
Ireland to Hawaii. My
goal is to help these islands create a higher standard by
bringing the best of Europe, Asia, and North America to Freeport.
we don't have it, please ask for it and we will make every
effort to locate it for you.
B. Butler, Sr.