Sloper Potts

Male 1861 - 1935  (74 years)


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  • Name Sloper Potts 
    Born 1861  Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1904  Mudgee, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Sloper Potts was employed for 29 year by the Cudgegong Shire Council (which was later amalgamated with the Mudgee Council)as a Road Maintenance Worker. He remained with the council rising to a leading hand and at the age of 71 he retired from the council. See the attached newspaper article, printed in the Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative Newspaper Monday 17 July 1933 announcing Slopers retirement from Council. 
    Electoral Roll 1930  Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1930 Australian Electoral Roll for: Commonwealth - Robertson, State Mudgee, Subdivision of Mudgee. Roll No. 2986 Sloper Potts 
    1930 Australian Electoral Roll for the Subdivision of Mudgee, New South Wales.
    1930 Australian Electoral Roll for the Subdivision of Mudgee, New South Wales.
    Sloper Potts appears under Line 2986, Page 51 of the 1930 Australian Electoral roll for the Subdivision of Mudgee.
    Residence 1930  Avisford, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    The Home of Sloper and Elizabeth Ann Potts (n. Herbert)
    The Home of Sloper and Elizabeth Ann Potts (n. Herbert)
    Sloper and Elizabeth Ann Potts Home was located at Avisford, New South Wales, Australia
    Electoral Roll 1932  Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1932 Australian Electoral Roll for Commonwealth - Robertson, State - Mudgee, Subdivision of Mudgee. Roll No.3304 Sloper Potts  
    1932 Australian Electoral Roll for the Subdivision of Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia.
    1932 Australian Electoral Roll for the Subdivision of Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia.
    Sloper Potts appears on line 3304, Page 56 of the 1932 Australian Electoral roll for the Subdivision of Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia
    Retired 15 Jul 1933  Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    After completing 29 years of service with the Cudgegong Shire Council (amalgamated into Mudgee Shire), Sloper, aged 71years, retired on 15 July 1933. He was presented with a engraved clock, a pipe and an official testimonial to his ability at a farewell given him by Councillors and employees of the Cudgegong Shire on on Saturday 15 Jul 1933. His Testimonial was published in the Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Newspaper, Monday 17 July 1933, page 2. 
    Testimonal - Sloper Potts
    Testimonal - Sloper Potts
    Councillors and employees of the Cudgegong Shire Council (amalgamated into Mudgee Shire Council), on Saturday 15 Jul 1933, Presented Sloper aged 71 with an Engraved Clock, a Pipe and an Official Testimonial to his ability at a farewell. The Occasion was reported in the Mudgee Guardian and North Western Representative Newspaper, Monday 17 July 1933, Page 2.
    Retirement - Sloper Potts
    Retirement - Sloper Potts
    Cudgegong Shire Council received the resignation of Mr Sloper Potts, a Maintenance man of 29 Years Standing. The resignation was reported in the Mudgee guardian and North Western Representative Newspaper, Thursday 13 July 1933, page 3.
    Died 13 Aug 1935  Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Obituary 15 Aug 1935  Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Obituary of Sloper Potts, published Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative Newspaper, Thursday 15 August 1935, Page 3 
    Obituary Sloper Potts
    Obituary Sloper Potts
    Sloper Potts Obituary was published in the Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative Newspaper, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia, Thursday 15 August 1935 on Page 3.
    Buried 15 Aug 1935  Mudgee General Cemetery, Ulan Rd Mudgee New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    Burial Sloper Potts
    Burial Sloper Potts
    Sloper Potts died 13 Aug 1935, aged 74y, and is buried at Mudgee General Cemetery, Anglican section row K. This is an extract of the Mudgee General Cemetery Burial Register
    Head Stone of Sloper and Elizabeth Ann Potts
    Head Stone of Sloper and Elizabeth Ann Potts
    Sloper and Elizabeth Lay side by side at the Mudgee General Cemetery, Mudgee, New South Wales. Their grave is located in the Anglican Section, Row K.
    Plot: Portion: Anglican, Row K
    Person ID I6396  Tucker Family Tree | The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2015 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Mary Ann Kennedy,   b. 11 May 1830, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1918, Lue, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 02 Oct 1850  St Peters Church of England, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Wedding Certificate of William Potts and Mary Ann Kennedy
    Wedding Certificate of William Potts and Mary Ann Kennedy
    Family ID F0035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Ann Herbert,   d. 12 May 1960, Picnic Point, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1888  Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    Children 
    +1. Sloper Charles Potts,   b. 9 Dec 1889, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1956, Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +2. Nicholas Paget Potts,   b. 1893, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1978, Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
     3. Dorothy M Potts,   b. 1899, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Abel Tyson Clarence Potts,   b. 1903, Rylstone, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1990, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     5. Ivy Irene Potts,   b. 1908, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1999, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Leo William Potts,   b. 12 Nov 1911, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1992, Mudgee General Hospital, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2012 
    Family ID F3548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1861 - Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1888 - Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sloper Potts was employed for 29 year by the Cudgegong Shire Council (which was later amalgamated with the Mudgee Council)as a Road Maintenance Worker. He remained with the council rising to a leading hand and at the age of 71 he retired from the council. See the attached newspaper article, printed in the Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative Newspaper Monday 17 July 1933 announcing Slopers retirement from Council. - 1904 - Mudgee, New South Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - 1930 Australian Electoral Roll for: Commonwealth - Robertson, State Mudgee, Subdivision of Mudgee. Roll No. 2986 Sloper Potts - 1930 - Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Avisford, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - 1932 Australian Electoral Roll for Commonwealth - Robertson, State - Mudgee, Subdivision of Mudgee. Roll No.3304 Sloper Potts - 1932 - Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - After completing 29 years of service with the Cudgegong Shire Council (amalgamated into Mudgee Shire), Sloper, aged 71years, retired on 15 July 1933. He was presented with a engraved clock, a pipe and an official testimonial to his ability at a farewell given him by Councillors and employees of the Cudgegong Shire on on Saturday 15 Jul 1933. His Testimonial was published in the Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Newspaper, Monday 17 July 1933, page 2. - 15 Jul 1933 - Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1935 - Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Obituary of Sloper Potts, published Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative Newspaper, Thursday 15 August 1935, Page 3 - 15 Aug 1935 - Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Aug 1935 - Mudgee General Cemetery, Ulan Rd Mudgee New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    The Rate Payers Worry - A Poem about Sloper Potts
    The Rate Payers Worry - A Poem about Sloper Potts
    The Rate Payers Worry, a poem about Sloper Potts, was published in the Mudgee Guardian and North Western Representative Newspaper, Thursday 16 June 1932

  • Sources 
    1. [S184] Australian Electoral Commission, 50 (Reliability: 3), 1930.
      See attached 1930 Australian Electoral Roll for the Subdivision of Mudgee.

    2. [S184] Australian Electoral Commission (Reliability: 3), 1932.
      See attached 1932 Australian Electoral Roll for the Sub division of Mudgee, New South Wales.

    3. [S184] Australian Electoral Commission, 51 (Reliability: 3), 1930.
      1930 Australian Electoral Roll for : Commonwealth - Robertson, State - Mudgee, Subdivision of Mudgee. See attached 1932 Electoral for the Subdivision of Mudgee, Roll No. 2986 Sloper Potts

    4. [S184] Australian Electoral Commission, 51 (Reliability: 3), 1930.
      See attached 1930 Australian Electoral Roll for the Subdivision of Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia.

    5. [S184] Australian Electoral Commission, 56 (Reliability: 3), 1932.
      See attached 1932 Australian Electoral Roll for the Sub-Division of Mudgee, New South Wales.

    6. [S184] Australian Electoral Commission, 56 (Reliability: 3), 1932.
      Australian Electoral Roll 1932 - Commonwealth - Robertson, State - Mudgee, Subdivision of Mudgee. Sloper Potts is located on Page 56, Roll No. 3304. see attached 1932 Electoral Roll.

    7. [S278] Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative Newspaper, 2 (Reliability: 3), 17 Jul 1933.
      See attached testimonial published in the Mudgee Guardian and North Western Representative Newspaper, Monday 17 Jul 1933, Page 2.

    8. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 2), 1935.
      Death, registration Number 18219/1935, last Name Potts, Given Names Sloper, gathers given Names William, Mothers Given names Mary A, District Mudgee

    9. [S101] Headstone Inscription (Reliability: 2), 13 Aug 1935.
      Sloper Potts Died 13th Aug 1935 Aged 74 Years

    10. [S278] Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative Newspaper, 3 (Reliability: 3), 15 Aug 1935.
      See attached Obituary published in the Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative Newspaper, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia, Thursday 15 August 1935, Page 3

    11. [S60] Australian Cemeteries Index, http://www.australiancemeteries.com/ (Reliability: 2), 13 Aug 1935.
      Inscription for Sloper Potts
      Cemetery: Mudgee General
      Family Name: Potts, given Names: Sloper
      Death Date 13 Aug 1935
      Age 74 Years
      Remarks Husband/Elizabeth Ann; father
      Portion: Anglican
      row K

    12. [S278] Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative Newspaper, 3 (Reliability: 3), 15 Aug 1935.
      Sloper Potts was buried at the Church of England portion of the Mudgee Cemetery on 15 Aug 1935. See attached Obituary which was published in the Mudgee Guardian and North Western Representative Newspaper, Thursday 15 August 1935.

    13. [S150] Mudgee General Cemetery (Reliability: 3), 15 Aug 1935.
      See attached extract of the Mudgee General Cemetery Burial Register

    14. [S2] A history of the Potts Family, Geoffrey William Potts, 87 (Reliability: 2), 9 Oct 1830.

    15. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 2), 1888.
      Event Marriage, Surname Potts, Given names Sloper, Sex Male, Index Year 1888, Spouse Surname Herbert, Spouse Given Names Elizabeth A, Spouse Sex Female, Place of Registration Mudgee, Registration Year 1888, Registration Number 5991.

    16. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 2), 1888.
      Event Marriage, Surname Potts, Given Name Sloper, Sex Male, Index Year 1888, Spouse Surname Herbert, Spouse given Names Elizabeth A, Spouse Sex Female, Place of Registration Mainland West, Registration year 1888, Registration Number 5791.
      It appears that Sloper and Elizabeth registered their marriage twice, In Maitland West and Mudgee.


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