Shetlanders in Australia.

Matthew POTTINGER

Male 1843 - 1912  (68 years)


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  • Name Matthew POTTINGER 
    Born 15 Nov 1843  Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Apr 1912  Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Papil Cemetery, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I56704  John Charles Christie
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2018 

    Father William POTTINGER,   b. 1815, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1884, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Catherine HUMPHRAY,   b. 1821, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1875, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F17731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Cecilia GOODLAD,   b. 14 Sep 1848, Gussigarth, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1893, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1871  Lerwick, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth POTTINGER,   b. 26 Apr 1873, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1905, Geosetter, Dunrossness, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     2. Johan POTTINGER,   b. 8 Sep 1874, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1939, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. Catherine Grace POTTINGER,   b. 5 Mar 1876, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1954, Glenorie, NSW, AUS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +4. Margaret POTTINGER,   b. 3 Jun 1877, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1966, Hornsby Hospital, Hornsby, NSW, AUS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Barbara POTTINGER,   b. 20 Sep 1879, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1881, Meal, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Matthew POTTINGER,   b. 6 Jul 1881, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1916, Knightswood Hospital, Anniesland, Glasgow, LKS, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +7. William Arthur POTTINGER,   b. 28 Dec 1883, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1977  (Age 93 years)
    +8. Cecilia Barbara POTTINGER,   b. 23 Jan 1889, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1970, Southerhouse, Hamnavoe, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     9. Ophelia POTTINGER,   b. 29 Sep 1889, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
    +10. Ophelia POTTINGER,   b. 29 Sep 1890, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1971, 11 Meadowfield Crescent, Scalloway, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     11. ? POTTINGER,   b. 9 Oct 1893, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1893, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F17875  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Andrina SLATER,   b. 1843, Meal, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1904, Branchiclate, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 16 May 1895  Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F17876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S269] Burra OPR.

    2. [S26] Death certificate, 1912’6, registered by Matthew Pottinger, son.

    3. [S27] Marriage Certificate, 71’14.