Shetlanders in Australia.

Laurence POTTINGER

Male 1798 - 1887  (89 years)


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  • Name Laurence POTTINGER 
    Born 1798  Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Nov 1887  Whiteness, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I72959  John Charles Christie
    Last Modified 23 May 2010 

    Father James POTTINGER,   b. 1777, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851-1855  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Barbara TAYLOR,   b. 1776, Whiteness, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843-1851  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1797  Tingwall, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara POTTINGER,   b. 1805, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1885, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 24 May 1827  Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. John POTTINGER,   b. 8 Jul 1827, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
    +2. Christina POTTINGER,   b. 10 Dec 1829, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1885, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +3. Elizabeth POTTINGER,   b. 11 Jul 1836, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1906, North Ustaness, Whiteness, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +4. Arthur POTTINGER,   b. 8 Jan 1840, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1924, Lower Road, Hamnavoe, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. George POTTINGER,   b. 27 Sep 1842, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
     6. Margaret POTTINGER,   b. 27 Apr 1846, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1859, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     7. Jean POTTINGER,   b. 28 Aug 1849, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F22184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SC 12/6/1840/221 Petition. 13:10:1840
      Pursuer : PF.
      Defenders : Laurence Pottinger, Branchyclett, Burra, John Pottomger res. there, William Pottinger res. there, James Wards res. there and Robert Duncan, res, in Setter there.
      Items : 3

      SC 12/6/1841/146 Petition (for letters of intimation against PF.) 26:08:1841
      Pursuers : John Duncan, tenant in Meal, Robert Duncan, tenant in Breck, and Laurence Pottinger in Branchaclett, all from Burra, presently prisoners in the jail of Fort Charlotte.
      Items : 2
      Note : Anent offence of stealing fish from Burra and Trondra.
      443

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] Death certificate, Registered by John Pottinger, son-in-law.

    2. [S269] Burra OPR.