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Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Occupation: School Student
Place of Death: Yarri
Date of Death: 28 December 1919
Date of Burial:30 December 1919
Age:15 years, 3 months
Cause of Death:Heart Failure
OGM Ref#: 1999


Known as Dolly. The cause of death of this young lady was determined by a post-mortem carried out by Dr E.P. Thurston.

Her father, Thomas High Potts, was born in New Zealand 27 January 1867. His wife, Eleanor, known as Ellen, was born in 1871 in Mt Rouse, Victoria. The couple married on 1 October 1903 at St George's Cathedral, Perth. 'Dolly" was the eldest of their four children. Her siblings were Thomas Ambrose, born 28 December 1908 at Yarri; Henry Edward Murray born Perth, 1910; Walter Freeman born Fremantle, 1916. The children's father died 2 August 1934 at Yarri. Their mother died in 1957, aged 84 years at Kalgoorlie.

Parents:Ellen (nee MURRAY) and Thomas Hugh POTTS (Mail Contractor)
Birth Details:1904, Kalgoorlie; Birth Registration 735/1904
Death Certificate:1/1920, North Coolgardie