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Richard Gotts: Rector of South Lynn died 1535
His name is engraved on the font cover at St George’s church in South Acre in Norfolk. See SNAPSHOTS 11
Charles Gotts: Bacton, died 1908
There is an official hero in the Bacton family, Charles, who saved a boy when a well they were digging collapsed and he died. He received the Carnegie Hero's Trust Medal for bravery: maybe YOU know where it is. See tree #034.
American Civil War
In 1861, August 7 there were Gottses in the Douglas County Home Guards, 75 men based in Vera Cruz, Indiana. William Gotts and John Gotts were listed as Union troops under General Lyons. They disbanded on 13 October 1861 and joined Colonel Phelps Missouri Volunteers at Rolla. See SNAPSHOTS 5
(source: Coonts family files www.angelfire.com/CoontsFamilyFiles/Coonts.html)
John B Gotts OBE
Rose through HMSO to become Assistant Controller:
(James Atkinson 373 in tree #040)
Played for Ashington, Brentford and Brighton & Hove Albion
Richard of Rybrough who was granted the Gottes Coat of Arms. Here are the links to details of the coat of arms and the family who obtained them.
Of living Gottses, Andy Gotts MBE must be the most well-known. His photos of famous people are dramatic and frequently seen in newspapers.
Other Gottses with a web presence are shown on the tab below: