Alfred Augustus POTTER

Male 1849 - 1921  (71 years)


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  • Name Alfred Augustus POTTER 
    Born 30 Apr 1849  Cavan, Yass, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jan 1921  Temora, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post (NSW : 1900 - 1925), Friday 21 January 1921, page 2

      Mr. Alfred A. Potter, of Newtown, Tumut, died at Temora Hospital last week, after a short illness. He was on a visit to his daughter, Mrs. Edward Lynch, and was admitted to the Temora Hospital to be operated on for an internal growth, succumbing after the operation. Deceased was 72 years of age and came to Tumut 40 years ago from Yass, where he was born. Of late years he has been resident in Sydney. A few weeks ago he returned to Tumut, and went from here to Temora. A widow and five daughters and three sons survive him. His widow and several members of the family were present at the funeral, which took place yesterday week, the remains being laid to rest in the Church of England portion of the Temora cemetery, Rev. G. Hirst officiating.
    Buried 13 Jan 1921  Temora, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Obituary 31 Jan 1921  Yass, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Yass Courier 


    • Yass Courier (NSW : 1857 - 1929), Monday 31 January 1921, page 3

      Death of Mr. Alfred Potter

      The death of Mr Alfred Augustus Potter, late of Tumut, took place on 12th January at Temora Hospital. Deceased was on a visit to his daughter, Mrs. E. Lynch, when he was overcome with a serious illness which required an operation, internal growth being the trouble. He was the youngest son of the late Captain Potter, 28th Reg. and grandson of the late Major Lockyer 57th Reg. He was a native of Yass, and was born at Cavan, near Yass, on April 30, 1849, which left him 71 years at his death. He leaves behind him a widow and five daughters and three sons viz.. Mrs. E. Lynch, Temora ; Mrs A. J. Day, Sydney; Arthur, Sydney; George, Tumut; Nicholas, Sydney; and Miss Edie, Tumut: Mrs. W. McDonald, Tumut; and the youngest being Mrs. George Butler, of Gilmore, Tumut; also there are two brothers, Messrs Charles G. Potter, hotel-keeper, Melbourne, and Mr. N. Potter, Sydney, and five sisters : Mrs. Jones, Sydney; Mrs. Brown, Sydney; Mrs Kullelea, Butterworth, Bondi, and Miss Martha, Snowden, Sydney. He also was a nephew of Mr. Nicholas Lockyer, just retired from the Customs. Deceased carried on farming and carrying. He married Martha, the second daughter of the late Harry Hoad. He also leaves 11 grandchildren. His remains were enclosed in a polished cedar coffin and laid to rest in the Church of England portion of the cemetery at Temora. Messrs Pratt Bros were the undertakers, and the Rev. Hirst, C. of E., read the service. His widow and several members of his family were present at the funeral.
    Person ID I10207  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2018 

    Father Captain George Thomas POTTER,   b. 8 Feb 1810, Ilchester, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1849, Cavan, Yass, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Emily Catherine Jersey LOCKYER,   b. 10 Dec 1819, Elizabeth Castle, St Aubins Bay, St Helier, Isle Of Jersey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1906, Tumut, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1836  Ermington, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha HOAD,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F6400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Apr 1849 - Cavan, Yass, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1921 - Temora, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Jan 1921 - Temora, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Yass Courier - 31 Jan 1921 - Yass, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au), 1770/1849 V18491770 35.

    2. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1921 'Death of Mr. Alfred Potter', The Yass Courier (NSW : 1857 - 1929), 31 January, p. 3. , viewed 24 Jul 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article249780920.

    3. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1921 'LOCAL AND GENERAL', Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post (NSW : 1900 - 1925), 21 January, p. 2. , viewed 21 Jan 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115924916.