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Rupert Potter

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Hyde, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Potter and Jessie Potter
Husband of Helen Leech Potter
Father of Beatrix Potter and Walter Bertram Potter

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
Last Updated:

About Rupert Potter

Rupert Potter, father of famous author Beatrix Potter, was born in 1833 at Manchester, Lancashire, England, the son of Edmund Potter and Jessie Crompton. He was a Unitarian, a practising barrister and an amateur photographer. He married Helen Leech, daughter of John Leech and Jane Ashton, in 1863 at Stockport, Cheshire, England. He died in 1914.

    

Children of Rupert Potter and Helen Leech:

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

Notes

  • Under English law, a solicitor prepares legal documents and cases and a barrister appears in court. In the U.S., an attorney can do both.

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Rupert Potter's Timeline

1833
1833
Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
1866
July 28, 1866
Age 33
South Kensington, England, London, United Kingdom
1872
March 14, 1872
Age 39
London, England, UK
1914
1914
Age 81
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Hyde, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom