Gotts Family History


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This website is about the family history for all families with the surname GOTTS, which originated in Norfolk, England in the 1300's.

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About the Name

Origins of the name and where they lived

Known Families

Lists all the families I am aware of


Crimes, Military records, Occupations such as mariners


Insights into Gotts lives

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The site is maintained by me, Ian Gotts of St Albans, with contributions from many researchers into Gotts families.

I have registered the name in the UK's Guild of

One-name Studies, and have many records. Any reference numbers attached to names belong to my index of 3500 Gottses who are connected to trees.

This site has been designed for the digital age, using websafe fonts, and it allows a good display on smart-phones, tablets and computers. Documents are in pdf form.

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