Potten End is a small village located 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Berkhamsted, on the edge of the Ashridge Estate. It is a picturesque location, surrounded by forests and farmland, with a village green and Martin’s Pond at its centre. The Parish Church of Holy Trinity Potten End was originally built in 1868 as a chapel of ease to St Peter’s Berkhamsted.
Several burials in Rectory Lane Cemetery have connections with Potten End, notably:
- Katherine Finch and her husband Lt-General the Hon.John Finch, who founded a school for poor children in Potten End and donated generously to the education of children in the village’
- Frederick Norris, a dedicated bellringer at St Peter’s Church in Berrkhamsted, who was the first baby to be Christened at Potten End Church
- The architect Charles Henry Rew, who designed several houses in the village
What's connected with this location
10 burials in Rectory Lane Cemetery are linked with Potten End — click on a burial below to find out more about the historical connections: