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Samuel is the earliest known person in this tree. He was born in 1801 in Oulton to Susannah Bramble. It is not yet established who Samuel’s father was, but presumably was a Mr Gotts. The name Bramble crops up in several of the records for Samuel & his children.
Barbara Adams has considered that his father may have been a LUKE GOTTS, sometime resident in Aylsham and Heydon who died about the time that Samuel started using the Gotts name.
Any further ideas or information to help resolve this will be welcome!
Thomas married Elizabeth 1498 Hart in 1852 in Cromer. Their children in Cromer were:
According to the cards held in Cromer Museum, Thomas 1497 Gotts was a verger at Cromer Parish Church 1890-1914, though he was dead by 1909.
Samuel married Ann 1797 Keeler in 1827 in Oulton. Their children were:
One story handed down through the family is that a Mr Bramble had a German Gotts family living with him, and he liked them so much he decided to call himself Gotts!