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Goldsmorthy Early Origins



The surname Goldsmorthy was first found in Essex and Norfolk, during the 1200's but was preponderantly Scottish, and was found in Dumbarton and in the border county of Roxburgh. The Goldsmith family became involved in the border conflicts in the 13th century.

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Goldsmorthy Spelling Variations


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Goldsmorthy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goldsmith, Goldsmyth and others.

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Goldsmorthy Early History


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Goldsmorthy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goldsmorthy research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1342, 1426 and 1453 are included under the topic Early Goldsmorthy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goldsmorthy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goldsmorthy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Goldsmorthy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goldsmorthy In Ireland


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Goldsmorthy In Ireland



Some of the Goldsmorthy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Arthur Goldsmith who purchased land and settled in Virginia in 1618; William settled in Barbados in 1654; Richard, Lewis, Joseph, Henry and Morris all settled in Philadelphia between 1822 and 1878.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Goldsmorthy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goldsmorthy Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 December 2013 at 09:20.

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