Elizabeth Potter1

F, #5001, b. 9 February 1823, d. 29 August 1843
FatherPeter Potter2 b. 9 Jun 1793, d. 3 Nov 1864
MotherJane Sinden2 b. 26 Aug 1789, d. 21 Sep 1871
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Keith Graham Bassett
ChartsAncestors of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited12 Feb 2019
Baptism*9 February 1823 St Thomas, Lewes, Sussex;
When Baptied: Feby. 9 1823
Child's Christian Name: Elizabeth Daughter of
Parents names: Peter & Jane Potter
Abode: Cliffe
Quality, Trade or Profession: Blacksmith
By whom the Ceremony ws performed: J. Lupton Rector3 
Immigration*24 August 1839 "Somersetshire", Port Adelaide, SA, Australia;
Elizabeth Potter, 16, servant4 
News-Arct*31 August 1839 "The South Australian Register", Adelaide, SA, Australia;
August 24 - The barque Somersetshire, 600 tons, Jackson, Commander, from London, April 20, with passengers, emigrants, and British merchandise.5 
Marriage*25 December 1840 Holy Trinity Church, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA, Australia;James Milgate of Light Square, Adelaide and late of Deal, Kent, England
Elizabeth Potter of Hindley Street, Adelaide, late of Lewes, Sussex, England
Witnesses John & Jane McIntyre;Groom=James Milgate6 
Married Name25 December 1840 Milgate6 
Death*29 August 1843 Hindmarsh, SA, Australia;
When Died: August 29 1843
Name and Surname: Elizabeth Melgate
Sex: Female
Age: Twenty Two Years
Cause of Death: Decline
Rank or Profession: Wife of James Melgate of Hindmarsh
Signature, Description and Residence of Informant: Thos Jones, Weymouth Street, Builder7 


James Milgate b. 6 Jul 1817, d. 27 Apr 1896


  1. [S1292] South Australia Pre-Civil Registration Births.
  2. [S1309] Family History South Australia.
  3. [S1528] Sussex Family History Group, online http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, baptism Elizabeth Potter 1823.
  4. [S1694] Findmypast Emigrants Seeking Free Passage to South Australia 1836-1841, online http://www.findmypast.com/, Elizabeth Potter 1839.
  5. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, The South Australian Register, Saturday, August 31, 1839.
  6. [S1410] James Milgate William Newell 1839-1893 Pioneers.
  7. [S1556] South Australian Death Registrations transcript (Keith Bassett), Elizabeth Melgate 1843.