Family: Henry Scott / Matilda Griffiths Potts (F3898)  [1, 2, 3

m. 8 Oct 1907


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  • Father | Male
    Henry Scott

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Married  8 Oct 1907  [4, 5]  Redfern, New South Wales, Australia  [4, 5] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father   
    Mother   

    Matilda Griffiths PottsMother | Female
    Matilda Griffiths Potts

    Born  26 Sep 1860  Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Sep 1931  Auburn, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  24 Sep 1931  Catholic Cemetery, Rookwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  James Henry Strachan | F3857 
    Married  9 Jul 1881  St Matthews, C of E, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Ernest John Needham | F3856 
    Married     
    Other Spouse  Thomas Dillon | F3855 
    Married  10 Aug 1912  Redfern, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  James Potts | F3809 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret Miller | F3809 Group Sheet 

  • Notes 
    • Henry Scott said that when he married Matilda Potts he did not know she was previously married. He found out sometime later, at the markets, that she was Married, so he left her. It was after Matilda filed a warrant against him for wife desertion,that he filed the Bigamy charge against her.

      There were no children born to this marriage. [6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 (Reliability: 3), 11 Dec 1908.
      Henry Scott said that when he married Matilda Potts he did not know she was previously married. He found out sometime later, at the markets, that she was Married, so he left her. It was after Matilda filed a warrant against him for wife desertion,that he filed the Bigamy charge against her.

    2. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 3).
      There were no children born to this marriage

    3. [S472] Nina Moxham (n. Dillon) (Reliability: 3).
      There were no children born to this marriage.

    4. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government, 4672/1907 (Reliability: 3), 1907.
      Matilda Potts married Henry Scott,1907,District: Redfern, New South Wales, Australia.

    5. [S207] State Archives of New South Wales, 448/1908 (Reliability: 3), 16 Dec 1908.
      See Attached copy of New South Wales Police Gazette and weekly record of crime,NO. 51,Wednesday, 16 December 1908, Bigamy, Redfern, Matilda Strachan.

    6. [S94] The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 (Reliability: 3), 11Dec 1908.


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