Hutton Potts, George Collection
George Frederick Cumming Hutton Potts (1864-1937) was a successful business man in Shanghai and Hong Kong. He was born in Bedale, Yorkshire, England on 16 April 1864 and died in Shantou, Guangdong, China on 4 January 1937. George Hutton Potts was a stock broker and one of the founders of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, later becoming the Chairman. He played many sports, owned race horses and volunteered in the Shanghai Mounted Scouts and Hong Kong Volunteer Maxim-Gun Corps. George Hutton Potts married Esme “Dolly” Stuart Wallace in Shanghai in 1906, and the couple had three children (George Ronald Hutton Potts, Reginald Hutton Potts, Jack Yuan Hutton Potts). See Po01-082, a portrait of George Frederick Cumming Hutton Potts as a young man. There are 96 images in the George Hutton Potts Collection, from an album, largely uncaptioned therein. HPC ref: Po01.