Goble History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Goble family

The surname Goble was first found in the Domesday Book of 1086 where Godeboldus was the first record of the family. [1]

Later, Adara filius Goboldi was listed in Essex and later again, William Godebald was listed in the Curia Regis Rolls for Bedfordshire in 1206 . Early Devon records include Henry Gobaud, Gubaut there in 1242 and later, John Gobaut was listed in Wales in 1316. A year later, back in Essex, John Godebold was listed in the Feet of Fines in 1317. [2]

Early History of the Goble family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goble research. Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1210, 1242, 1455, 1487, 1721, 1778, 1759, 1648, 1604, 1611, 1627, 1636, 1647, 1553, 1548 and 1549 are included under the topic Early Goble History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Goble Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Godbold, Goodbold, Godbald, Godball, Goodball, Gobat, Godbolt, Goodbolt, Goodbow and many more.

Early Notables of the Goble family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Robert Goadby (1721-1778), English printer and compiler, of Sherborne, Dorsetshire. "He was an indefatigable bookmaker. His greatest production was the ‘Illustration of the Holy Scriptures,’ in three large folio volumes (1759). Goadby also compiled and printed a popular book entitled ‘The Christian's Instructor and Pocket Companion, extracted from the Holy Scriptures,’ which was approved by Bishop Sherlock. [3] John Godbolt (d. 1648), was an English judge from a family settled at Toddington, Suffolk. ". He was admitted a member of Barnard's Inn on 2 May, and of Gray's Inn 16 Nov., 1604, and was called to...
Another 105 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goble Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Goble Ranking

In the United States, the name Goble is the 3,574th most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. [4]

Canada Goble migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Goble Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Peter Goble, who arrived in Canada in 1830
  • William L Goble, who landed in Canada in 1830
  • Jacob Goble, who landed in Canada in 1831

Australia Goble migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Goble Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • James Goble, English convict from Sussex, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on July 3, 1822, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [5]
  • Amelia Goble, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Eden" in 1838 [6]
  • Charles Goble, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Eden" in 1838 [6]
  • George Goble, aged 18, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Amazon" [7]
  • James Goble, aged 23, a cordwainer, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Epaminondas" [8]

Contemporary Notables of the name Goble (post 1700) +

  • Paul A. Goble (b. 1949), American analyst, writer and columnist
  • George H. Goble, American staff member at Purdue Univeristy, 1996 Ig Nobel Prize winner
  • Woodrow Goble, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Washtenaw County 2nd District, 1948 [9]
  • Jabez G. Goble, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Essex County, 1847-48 [9]
  • J. S. Goble, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Ocean County, 1875, 1887-89 [9]
  • Charles Goble, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Maceió, 1897-98 [9]
  • Paul Goble (1933-2017), English Caldecott Medal winning writer and illustrator of children's books
  • Warwick Goble (1862-1943), Victorian illustrator of children's books
  • Steven Goble (b. 1960), retired English footballer
  • Robert Goble (1903-1991), English harpsichord builder
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Suggested Readings for the name Goble +

  • The Goble Family: Descendants from Thomas Goble of Charlestown, Massachusetts: Genealogy from 1634 by Norma Goble Boykiw.

  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print
  4. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  5. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822
  6. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) EDEN 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Eden.htm
  7. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AMAZON 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/amazon1852.shtml
  8. ^ South Australian Register Monday 26th December 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Epaminondas 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/epaminondas1853.shtml.
  9. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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