Harriet Potter

about 1846–15 May 1931 (Age 85)
Icklesham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Potter was born about 1846, in Icklesham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Potter, was 21 and her mother, Harriet Sargent, was 31. She married John Eldridge on 23 November 1874, in Icklesham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 15 May 1931, in Rye, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John Eldridge
1846–1924
Harriet Potter
1846–1931
Marriage: 23 November 1874
Harriet Eldridge
1876–
Mary Eldridge
1877–
Sarah Eldridge
1878–
Annie Eldridge
1884–
Elizabeth Eldridge
1886–
John Eldridge
1879–1953
William Eldridge
1881–
Ellen Eldridge
1887–1965
Thomas Eldridge
1889–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 November 1874
Icklesham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Harriet Eldridge

    Female1876–Female

    Mary Eldridge

    Female1877–Female

    Sarah Eldridge

    Female1878–Female

    Male1879–1953Male

    William Eldridge

    Male1881–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Potter

    Male1825–Male

    Harriet Sargent

    Female1815–Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1846–1931Female

    Elizabeth Potter

    Female1846–Female

    James Potter

    Male1851–Male

    George Potter

    Male1853–Male

    William Herbert Potter

    Male1856–1942Male

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 8

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 34

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 38

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harriett Potter in household of James Potter, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Harriet Potter, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Harriett Eldridge in household of John Eldridge, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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