Ralph Potter

Male 1808 - 1887  (78 years)


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  • Name Ralph Potter 
    Born 15 Jun 1808  South Biddick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 28 Aug 1808  All Saints, Penshaw, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation coal miner 
    _UID CAE3E49FE63DDB4BAB0D624E3DE9D0532A37 
    Died 1887  Houghton le Spring reg dist, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2768  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2010 

    Father William Potter,   b. 1763, Biddick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1815, Shiney Row, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Jane Liddel,   b. Abt 1766,   d. 1842, Shiney Row, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 15 May 1785  Penshaw, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Naisbett,   b. Abt 1810, Black Fell, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, Houghton le Spring reg dist, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1832  Penshaw, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 18 Feb 1832 Ralph Potter married Mary Naisbett at Penshaw

      1841 Census
      Pottar, Ralph [sic]
      HOUGHTON LE SPRING, Durham (Shiney Row, Penshaw)
      HO107 piece 312 folio 19/23 page 9
      Ralph Potter 32 coal miner
      Mary Potter 30
      Jane Potter 6
      Isabella Potter 4
      William Potter 1
      all born in Durham

      1851 Census
      dist 5b Shiney Row Penshaw hh 134 HO107 piece 2393 folio 89 pg 33 GSU Roll 87071
      Ralph Potter 42 miner born South Biddick
      Mary Potter 40 born Washington
      Isabella Potter 14 born Penshaw (all children are born Penshaw)
      William Potter 11 miner
      Ann Potter 8 scholar
      James Potter 6 scholar
      Ralph Potter 3
      Mary Potter 11 m

      1861 Census: Shiney Row Painshaw Houghton Le Spring
      RG09 piece 3754 folio 12 page 18 hh 98
      Ralph Potter 52 born Biddick Durham coal miner
      Mary Potter 50 born Durham Portabella
      Isabella Potter 24 general servant (all children born Shiney Row)
      William Potter 21 coal miner
      Ann Potter 18
      James Potter 16 mason
      Ralph Potter Jr 13 coal miner
      Mary Potter 10 scholar
      Isabella Cowper niece 2 born Spennymoor, Durham

      1871 Census
      HOUGHTON LE SPRING, Durham Shiney Row Penshaw
      RG10 piece 4981 folio 41 page 8 household 39
      Ralph Potter 62 coal miner born Penshaw
      Mary Potter 60 born ditto
      Ralph Potter 23 engine driver
      Mary Potter 20 dressmaker
      Isabella Naisbet mother in law widow 84 born Gateshead

      1881 Census
      Ralph POTTER Head M Male 72 So Biddick, Durham, England Coal Miner (Retired)
      Mary POTTER Wife M Female 70 Black Fell, Durham, England
      Dwelling 167 Chapel Row
      Census Place Penshaw, Durham, England
      Family History Library Film 1342196
      Public Records Office Reference RG11
      Piece / Folio 4973 / 143
      Page Number 20

      Deaths Dec 1887 Potter Ralph 79 Houghton 10a 248