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Gotts Surname Family History


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John 209 of Bacton

John 209 was born about 1786 and is first recorded in his marriage to Ann 172 Marshall in Bacton in 1809. Her name Marshall has been used as the first name for a number of their descendents.

The Question is: where is John from and when was he baptised?

James 278

James 278 married Susannah 652 Walker in 1834 in Bacton. Their family include:

West Derby Union workhouse - Walton on the Hill

This was a large workhouse for 1200 inmates from Liverpool, rebuilt in 1890’s.

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Ernest Alfred 1288 & Frederick Henry 1289- in charge of workhouses

Ernest Alfred 1288 b 1871 married Grace Eliza/Emily 3651 Howard in Prescot, Liverpool in 1904. In 1891 he was the clerk to his uncle Edward Livock the Superintendent of Chase Farms Schools belonging to Edmonton Union, Ridgeway Road, Enfield. In 1901 aged 30 he was the Master of West Derby Union workhouse in Liverpool, where he stayed. He clearly followed his uncle. He was a Freemason in 1904-1910. In 1914 they were put in charge of Alder Hey hospital and Grace was awarded the Royal Red Cross Medal for Nursing.

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Wayland Union workhouse

This workhouse was built for 250 inmates

Henry Frederick 1289

Henry Frederick 1289 was a brewer’s clerk in 1891, but in 1901 aged 27 he was Master of the Wayland Workhouse at Rockland All Saints, Attleborough where he was also found in 1911.

He was a Freemason in 1920.

Their children, all born in Bacton, are:

034 - John 209 Gotts of Bacton

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