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Goldthorpe Early Origins



The surname Goldthorpe 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." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Goldthorpe Spelling Variations


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Goldthorpe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goldthorp, Goldsthrop, Goldsthorp, Goldthorpe, Goldthrop, Goldthrupp, Goldsthrup, Goldsthrupp and many more.

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Goldthorpe Early History


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Goldthorpe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goldthorpe research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goldthorpe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goldthorpe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goldthorpe Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goldthorpe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goldthorpe (post 1700)



  • William H. Goldthorpe (b. 1880), American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Grant County 1st District, 1935-46
  • P. J. Goldthorpe, American politician, Mayor of Lorain, Ohio, 1930-32
  • Albert Goldthorpe (1871-1943), English rugby footballer
  • John Harry Goldthorpe (b. 1935), British sociologist, emeritus of Nuffield College, Oxford, elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1984
  • Noel Goldthorpe (b. 1969), Australian rugby league footballer
  • Bill "Goldie" Goldthorpe (b. 1953), Canadian NHL ice hockey player

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Goldthorpe Historic Events


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Goldthorpe Historic Events




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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