at Goldthorpe, a village within the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, but originally part of the West Riding of
. Dating back to the
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
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of this family name include: Goldthorp, Goldsthrop, Goldsthorp, Goldthorpe, Goldthrop, Goldthrupp, Goldsthrup, Goldsthrupp and many more.
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..