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Gotts Surname Family History


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Norfolk: East Ruston, Hevingham, Stratton Strawless, Brumstead, Gt Yarmouth

Northumberland: Seaton Delaval, Newcastle


USA: New York State

William was born around 1725, supposedly in Stratton Strawless. The first record is his marriage to Margaret 738 Baldwin on 3 Jun 1745 at St Michael at Plea, Norwich. Following the birth of two girls, Margaret presumably died and William married Elizabeth 194 Burrage on 1 May 1757 at Hevingham.


Norfolk: Oulton, Holt

Kent: Pluckley, Ashford, Bromley

Scotland: Glasgow, Edinburgh

George 3875 was born in Oulton 1746, married Ann Rump and had George 2396 in 1778. He and his wife Pleasance 2225 raised their family in Pluckley near Ashford in Kent. Most of their family died there without issue except for Henry Johnson Gotts, whose children lived in Bromley and also flourished in Glasgow.


Norfolk: Cawston, Berks: Aldermaston,

Herts: Bushey,

London: Hackney, Haggerston, Bethnal Green, Uxbridge, West Ham

Essex: Chelmsford Colchester


John 556 was born about 1757, but the location is unknown. He married Anne 557 Vout in Cawston, Norfolk, in 1779. As John and his sons were Excise officers they moved round the country regularly. Hence we see locations including Aldermaston, Hertford, Rochester


Norfolk: Oulton, Cromer, Erpingham

Gloucs: Bristol

Samuel Gotts/Bramble 1496 born about 1801 in Oulton, whose son Thomas married Elizabeth Hart and lived in Cromer. His mother was Susannah Bramble, though his father is not known.


Essex: Bulphan, Orsett, South Wheal

Mark Gotts and Esther are the top of this family, born probably early 1700s. Their child was born in 1781, but we don’t have Mark & Hannah’s marriage or Mark’s parents. We don’t yet know how they came to be in that area, but there are other early Gottses around Great Warley.


London: Bethnal Green, Hackney, Mile End, Stepney, West Ham

Essex: Southend

Samuel 2397 Elizabeth 2398 Green 1780 in Bethnal Green. The licence it has Samuel Gotts of the parish of All Hallows the Less 22 years and upwards marrying Elizabeth Green of the parish of Hornchurch Essex. We don’t have his birth or parents

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