Helen Leech Potter

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Helen Leech

Birthplace: Dukenfield, Cheshire, England, UK
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
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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


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Helen Leech Potter's Timeline

June 1839
Dukenfield, Cheshire, England, UK
July 28, 1866
Age 27
South Kensington, England, London, United Kingdom
March 14, 1872
Age 32
London, England, UK
Hyde, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom