THOMAS GOSTLING – Is he one of mine?

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St. Mary’s church, Diss, Norfolk – I spotted the above stone slab on the floor of the church vestibule, lying just inside the doorway. I recognised the surname as one which is

I recognised the surname as one which is within our family tree, but I wasn’t sure if the person himself was one of mine. As it turns out, he probably isn’t, and may not even be related to the woman with the same surname who had married into my Lait family at some point earlier. But no matter… I’m glad I found him in any case.

I was happy just to be a stranger who noticed the place where he now lies, and taking time to think about Thomas once again… bringing him back to life in my mind, for just a brief moment.

Wondering…. is he one of mine?

#familyhistory #dissnorfolk #stmaryschurch #thomasgostling

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