The surname Gorst was first found in Staffordshire where they acquired lands in 1130, after the Norman invasion.
Important Dates for the Gorst family
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Migration of the Gorst family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Gosse and his wife settled in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1631; Christopher Gosse settled in Virginia in 1637; John Gosse settled in Barbados in 1660.
Contemporary Notables of the name Gorst (post 1700)