Early Origins of the Goldsthrop family
The surname Goldsthrop was first found in South Yorkshire
at Goldthorpe, a village within the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, but originally part of the West Riding of Yorkshire
. Dating back to the Domesday Book
of 1086, Goldthorpe was under the Manor of Bolton upon Dearne which was once owned by Roger de Busli. The place name literally means "outlying farmstead or hamlet of a man called Golda," having derived from the Old English personal name
+ "thorpe." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early History of the Goldsthrop family
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Goldsthrop Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Goldthorp, Goldsthrop, Goldsthorp, Goldthorpe, Goldthrop, Goldthrupp, Goldsthrup, Goldsthrupp and many more.
Early Notables of the Goldsthrop family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Goldsthrop family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..