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Goldstone Early Origins



The surname Goldstone was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1273 when Hugh, Michael and Ralph Goldstone held estates in that shire.

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Goldstone Spelling Variations


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Goldstone Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gouldston, Goulston, Goldston, Goulston, Goulson, Gouldson, Goldson, Golstone, Gouldstone, Gulston, Guldston, Gulson, Gulderson, Goolston and many more.

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Goldstone Early History


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Goldstone Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goldstone research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1455, 1487, 1636, 1684, 1679, 1760, 1816, 1808, 1816 and 1812 are included under the topic Early Goldstone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goldstone Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goldstone Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goldstone Notables 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 were:

Goldstone Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Goldstone, who landed in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1638
  • Rich Goldstone, who arrived in Virginia in 1664

Goldstone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lowis Goldstone, who landed in New York in 1845
  • Hyman Goldstone, who arrived in Texas in 1893

Goldstone Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Goldstone arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855
  • William Goldstone, aged 39, a soldier, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Ellen Goldstone, aged 28, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Louisa Goldstone, aged 7, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Emily Goldstone, aged 5, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goldstone (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goldstone (post 1700)



  • George Goldstone, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1948
  • Jack A. Goldstone, American political scientist and sociologist
  • James Goldstone (1931-1999), American film director
  • Jeffrey Goldstone (b. 1933), British theoretical physicist, faculty at MIT Center for Theoretical Physics
  • Richard J. Goldstone (b. 1938), South African judge and international war crimes prosecutor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Goldstone Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goldstone 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 7 January 2016 at 12:41.

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