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Richard Report 7 Jan 2013 10:14

Hi Janet,

Thank you for your reply.

The document does appear to read the 46th year of George's reign... so all numbers point toward 1806.

I would love to know who Samual Hoottell? is on the document. I know of a few family trees that contain the Abigail Knight and they all list her parents. I will look into her to a greater depth sometime soon. All my research is based around Robert Potts and Abigail Knight so she is next on my list!

I have a 4 or 5 images of headstones I took at Little Budworth of the knight family so hopefully that will put some illumination on the situation!

Thank you for all the responses... I didn't expect to get so many!

If anyone could shed light on how this Potts line relates to the line in Chester that holds the prominent names of Charles (x2), Henry and Arthur (all gentlemen of the city, JP, clerks of the peace, personal friends of Thomas Harrison and R L Stevenson, George Stevenson, dwellers of Hoole Hall, Upper Upton Hall, Watergate House, prominent solicitors, locomotive builders which now lie peace in Chester Cathedral blah blah blah) I would be much obliged.
I know we must be related somehow because my grandfathers cousin warranted a state procession funeral (black horse drawn carriage through the streets of Chester) at the Cathedral.

Being almost the last surviving male Potts of our line in Chester I would really like to piece it all together! But its no easy task!