Biography and Notes
Son of Charles Pott, merchant of London, by Anne, daughter of Samuel Compton Cox, Master in Chancery. Baptised 1 April 1823 at St. George's, Bloomsbury. Educated at Eton College 1836-41, matric. at Oxford 15 December. 1840 (Balliol College), 2nd Class Classics 1843, BA 1844, MA 1847, BD 1854. Demy of Magdalen College, 1843-53. Fellow thereof 1853. Buried 3 March 1908 at Clifton Hampden. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there and Memorial window in the Church. Memorial Inscription in Sonning Church, Berkshire. Will dated 2 February 1903. Proved 19 March 1908.
Deacon 1845; Priest 1846. Curate of Cuddesdon, co. Oxon.; Vicar thereof and Principal of the Theological College there 1852-7; Rector of East Hendred, Berks., 1857; Vicar of Abingdon, Berks., 1867; Archdeacon of Berks. 1869-1903. Vicar of Clifton Hampden 1875-82 (presented by Henry H. Gibbs). His parsonage there is now the Manor House. Vicar of Sonning, Berks., 1882-99. His Life is in the Dictionary National Biography.
Portrait by Sir W. B. Richmond in last possession of his son The Rev. Alfred Pott.