Robert Potts

Male 1797 - 1865  (68 years)


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  • Name Robert Potts 
    Born 1797  Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 26 Nov 1797  St John's Chapel, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • In 1749 the vicar of St John's Knaresborough, constructed St John's Chapel in Harrogate. It only seated 100, but was the first home of the Christian community there.

      The New church buildw was known as St John's Chapel because of its links with its mother church at Knareborough, but it was dedicated on 17 June 1749 as Christ church. The links with Knaresborough remained until 1852 when christ Church becam a parish in its own right and the right of appointing the vicar passed from the Rector of Knaresborough to the Bishop of ripon. [1]
    Yorkshire Baptisms, Knaresborough Parish, Yorkshire, England - Robert Potts.
    Yorkshire Baptisms, Knaresborough Parish, Yorkshire, England - Robert Potts.
    Robert Potts was baptised at St John's Chapel Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, 26th November 1797. St John's Chapel was part of the Knaresborough Anglican Parish.
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1819 
    Arrived in Australia 
    Cause of Death 10 Jun 1865  Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Decay of Nature 
    • Decay (Of Nature)
      Usually a euphemism for Old Age - Or, if the victim was not elderly it could mean - Premature senility - An undiagnosed fatal illness in someone who was expected to die young from a physical or mental handicap - The doctor was satisfied that the death was natural, but didn`t know the diagnosis and was confident that the registrar wouldn`t question it.
    Died 10 Jun 1865  Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Robert Potts Death Certificate
    Robert Potts Death Certificate
    Robert Potss died 10th June 1865 at Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
    Person ID I0116  Tucker Family Tree | The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2017 

    Father Robert Potts 
    Mother Elizabeth 
    Family ID F3562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Griffiths,   b. 07 Jul 1806, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1863, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1822  St Matthews Church, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Certificate - Robert Potts and Ann Griffiths
    Marriage Certificate - Robert Potts and Ann Griffiths
    Robert Potts married Ann Griffiths 23rd December 1822 at St Matthews Anglican Church, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
    St Matthews Anglican Church,Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
    St Matthews Anglican Church,Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
    St Matthew's Anglican Church at Windsor is the oldest Anglican Church in Australia (1886) and the second oldest of any denomination, after the small Uniting Church nearby at Ebenezer. Governor Macquarie who ordered the building to be erected believed that religion was an important element for all classes of people and for the betterment of the nation.
    St Matthews Anglican Church, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
    St Matthews Anglican Church, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
    St Matthew's Anglican Church at Windsor is the oldest Anglican Church in Australia and the second oldest of any denomination, after the small Uniting Church nearby at Ebenezer. Governor Macquarie who ordered the building to be erected believed that religion was an important element for all classes of people and for the betterment of the nation.
    Children 
    +1. H.A. Potts
    +2. James Potts,   b. 13 May 1826, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Rachael Potts,   b. 14 Jul 1828, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1899, Yarramundi, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +4. William Potts,   b. 09 Oct 1830, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1905, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. John Potts,   b. 24 Jun 1832, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Robert Potts,   b. 22 Aug 1835, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Potts,   b. Sep 1834, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Thomas Griffiths Potts,   b. 9 Oct 1837, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     9. Edward Potts,   b. 1839, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     10. Charles Potts,   b. 1842, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     11. Ann Potts,   b. 1844, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     12. Eliza J Potts,   b. 1846, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +13. Albert Potts,   b. 1850, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1924, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F0036  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Dec 1822 - St Matthews Church, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCause of Death - Decay of Nature - 10 Jun 1865 - Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jun 1865 - Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S426] Christ church High Harrogate - North Yorkshire England (Reliability: 3), 4 Jul 2016.
      A History of Christ Church High Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England

    2. [S425] North Yorkshire County Records Office, 262 (Reliability: 3), 26 Nov 1797.
      Yorkshire Baptisms, page 262, Baptisms at Harrogate Chapel 1797, Robert Potts baptised 26 Nov 1797

    3. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government, 375/1865 (Reliability: 3), 10 Jun 1865.
      See attached death certificate of Robert Potts

    4. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government, 375/1865 (Reliability: 3), 10 Jun 1865.
      See attached Death Certificate of Robert Potts, Death Registration No. 375/1865.


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