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Name: POTTER, Charles Harold

Birth Date: 1884 Carlisle, bapt 1 Sep in Stanwix

Death Date: 1 May 1954 Mombasa

First Date: 1929

Profession: Joiner

Married: In Pretoria 15 Mar 1913 Anne McLeod Campbell Gillies b. 1878 Glasgow, d. 6 July 1940 Nairobi (prev. m. Malcolm Campbell with whom she had a dau and 2 sons)

Children: Charles Harold (5 Sep 1918 Pretoria-18 Nov 1985 Australia); Hugh Jackson (16 Dec 1919 Pretoria-5 Sep 1968 UK)

General Information:

Emigrated to S Africa, worked in Pretoria prison.
Mary Potter: Met and married in S. Africa. When his wife died he settled in Mombasa c. 1929. Both his sons worked for EAR&H until they left Kenya for UK - Hugh left in 1966. He was a Senior Electrical Inspector, and his brother Charles was in charge of cranes in Kilindini Harbour.
Ancestry Passenger list Southampton-Natal 7 July 1896 on Dunluce Castle - C.H. Potter aged 21, Joiner
Barnes Mbaraki Cemetery, Mombasa Charles Harold Potter Death: 1 May 1954 , Place of Death: European Hospital  AGED: YR: 73 Date of Burial: 2 May 1954 Cause of Death: Abdominal obstruction, peritonitis

Wife buried in Forest Rd cemetery, Nairobi

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