'Pottinger1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Pottinger of Burghfield (Potenger of Burfield), Pottinger of Mount Pottinger

Richard Pottinger of Burghfield (Potenger of Burfield) (a 1615)
m. (1595) Margaret Butts or Buttes (a 1615, relict of John Holloway of Pangbourne)
1. Richard Pottinger of Burghfield (d 1659)
m. Mary Browne (dau of John Browne of Burclere)
  A. Richard Pottinger of Burghfield (b c1636, a 1686)
  VCH (Berkshire, vol 3, Parishes: Pangbourne) reports that either this Richard or his successor was (still) at Burghfield in 1716.
  B. Walter Pottinger (4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Greenaway of Midgham
  C. Sarah Pottinger
  m. John Sedgwick
  D. Katherine Pottinger
  m. Hopkin Vaughan of Calicut (Caldicut)
  E.+ other issue - John, Henry, James, Daniell, Mary, Hester, Anne, Elizabeth
2. 'Rev.' John Pottinger 'of Sadlers'
  m. Anne Withers (dau of William Withers of Manydowne)
3. Mary Pottinger
  m. William Turner of Reading



Commoners reports that the following family "is a branch of the Pottingers of Berkshire, seated in that county since the conquest, and members of which frequently sat in parliament for Reading, in the seventeenth century."
Thomas Pottinger of Mount Pottinger (a 1661, "first sovereign of Belfast")
1. Thomas Pottinger of Mount Pottinger (sovereign & Sheriff of Belfast)
m. (1685) _ Eccles of Feintonah
  A. Joseph Pottinger
  m. Mary (dau of Mary Dunlop, dau of Earl of Dundonald)
  i. Thomas Pottinger
  m. (1752) Frances Curwen (dau of Eldred Curwen of Workington Hall)
  a. Eldred Pottinger of Mount Pottinger, Downshire
  m. (1779) Anne Gordon (dau of Robert Gordon of Florida House)
  (1) Thomas Pottinger of Kilbride House, Kildare had issue
  m. _ Fulton
(2) Henry Pottinger (Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. _ Cooke
  (3) Isabella Curwen Pottinger (d 05.01.1842)
  m. (20.11.1819) Sir Lionel Smith, Governor General & CIC of Jamaica (Lt. General)
  (4)+ other issue - William, Alicia, Frances
  b. Henry Pottinger (dsp)
  m. _ Birkett of Cumberland
c. Frances Pottinger
  m. William Chambers of co. Derry (Lt. Colonel)
  B.+ other issue - Edward, daughter
2. Edward Pottinger ('Captain')
  m. Margaret Strickland (dau of Sir William Strickland, Bart of Boynton)
  Commoners reports that Edward & Margaret had 3 daughters: the eldest married Sir Patrick Butler, Bart of Garryhunden, the 2nd daughter married Vesey of Lucan, and the 3rd married Leslie of Glaslough. There seems not to have been a Sir Patrick Butler, Bart of Garryhunden, but Jane, dau of Captain Edward Pottinger and wife of Agmondisham Vesey of Lucan, is known to have been previously married John Reynolds then Sir Thomas Butler, Bart of Garryhunden, as shown below.
  A. (Jane) Pottinger (d 1746)
  m1. John Reynolds of Killabride
  m2. (07.1700) Sir Thomas Butler, Bart of Garryhunden (d 1703)
  m3. (Agmondisham) Vesey of Lucan (d before 07.05.1739)
  B. daughter
  m. _ Leslie of Glaslough
  The following Mary is described as dau & coheir of Capt. Edward Pottinger of Belfast. It is our presumption that she fits here.
  C. Mary Pottinger (d 28.09.1763)
  m. (18.03.1720) Sir Walter Dixon Borrowes of Gilltown & Colverstown, 4th Bart (d 09.06.1741)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Berkshire, 1665-6, Potenger of Burfield)
(2) For lower section : Commoners (vol 4, Pottinger of Mount Pottinger)
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