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Goldthwait Early Origins



The surname Goldthwait 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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Goldthwait Spelling Variations


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Goldthwait Spelling Variations



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

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Goldthwait Early History


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Goldthwait Early History



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

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Goldthwait Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goldthwait Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Goldthwait 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:

Goldthwait Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Goldthwait, who arrived in Salem, Massachusetts in 1634

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goldthwait (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goldthwait (post 1700)



  • Christopher E. Goldthwait (b. 1949), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Chad, 1999

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Goldthwait Family Crest Products


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See Also


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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. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  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. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Goldthwait Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goldthwait 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.

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