Biography and Notes
Baptised 14 September 1870 at St. Helen's, Abingdon. Educated at Radley College, 1885-8, matric. at Oxford (Magdalen College) 1888, BA 1892. Buried at Clifton Hampden.
Partner 1903 in Ingle Holmes Son & Pott (now Holmes Son & Pott) Solicitors in the City of London. Member of the Council of the Law Society from 1925. Governor of the Foundling Hospital from 1926.
President of The Law Society 1943. Knight Bachelor 1944.
Two sons, Robin and John. Robin was killed in action in WWII.
John Antony Pott (born 21 February 1924) married Cynthia Margaret Guillaume on 23 October 1956. John followed his father into the family law firm in London until his death from cancer on 19 October 1983. Cynthia died on 8 March 1995. They had two children: Francis John Pott, born on 25 August 1957, and Charles Antony Pott, born on 19 June 1960.
Francis married Virginia Straker on 19 September 1992 in Winchester Cathedral and they have two children: Christopher (born 8 August 1995) and Isabel (born 9 December 1999).
Charles married Jacqueline Parr on 27 July 1985 in St. John's College Chapel, Cambridge. They have two children: Catherine Anne Pott (born 23 July 1990) and Alexander James Pott (born 8 December 1992). Catherine is due to marry Christopher Butterworth in Royston Parish Church on 25 July 2015.