Nora Potts Ireland Scotland

Biography of Nora Potts

Nora Potts was born in Rathfriland, County Down, in 1893. Her father, Joseph, was a clergyman. When she came to Glasgow in 1911 to study in the Faculty of Arts, she lived on Daruley Road in Pollokshields. Nora studied a variety of subjects, including Latin, Roman History, French, Political Economy, Logic and Geology, graduating on 21 June 1915.

On 28 October 1921, Potts married William Hendry Baird, an optician in Glasgow.


Archival Materials

  • R3/1/1 Register of dates of birth of graduates Vols.I-III 1881-1915
  • R4/1/9 Schedules of Graduates in Arts (MA) 1915


Nora Potts
Born 26 December 1893.
GU Degree: MA, 1915; Arts ,
University Link: Graduate
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1915
Record last updated: 24th Feb 2014

Country Associations

Ireland Ireland, County Down, Rathfriland
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow

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