Helen Leech Potter

Is your surname Leech?

Connect to 4,245 Leech profiles on Geni

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Helen Potter (Leech)

Birthplace: Dukenfield, Cheshire, England, UK
Death: December 20, 1932 (93)
Place of Burial: Hyde, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Leech and Jane Ashton Leech
Wife of Rupert Potter
Mother of Beatrix Potter and Walter Bertram Potter
Sister of Jane Leech; Harriet Leech; John Leech; William Leech and Elizabeth Leech

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About Helen Leech Potter

Helen Leech was born in June 1839 at Dukinfield, Cheshire, England. She was the daughter of John Leech and Jane Ashton. She married Rupert Potter, son of Edmund Potter and Jessie Crompton, in 1863 at Stockport, Cheshire, England.

Children of Helen Leech and Rupert Potter:

  1. Helen Beatrix Potter b. 28 Jul 1866, d. 22 Dec 1943
  2. Walter Bertram Potter b. 1872, d. 1918


  • Mother of Beatrix Potter, author of Peter Rabbit
  • Unitarian


view all

Helen Leech Potter's Timeline

June 1839
Dukenfield, Cheshire, England, UK
July 28, 1866
2 Bolton Gardens, South Kensington, England, London, United Kingdom
March 14, 1872
2 Bolton Gardens, Kensington, London, England, UK
December 20, 1932
Age 93
Hyde Chapel, Gee Cross, Hyde, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom