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date: 28 February 2020

Potter [married name Heelis], (Helen) Beatrixfree

  • Judy Taylor


Potter [married name Heelis], (Helen) Beatrix (1866–1943), artist, children's writer, and sheep breeder, was born on 28 July 1866 at 2 Bolton Gardens, South Kensington, London, the elder child and only daughter of Rupert William Potter (1832–1914), a lawyer specializing as equity draftsman and conveyancer until he inherited a large fortune in 1883. A close friend of ...

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