Golstein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Golstein family
The surname Golstein was first found in the Domesday Book of 1086 where there are two listings of the family: Goldstan in Kent, and Goilstan in Essex. 
These two counties figured prominently for the family. Wulfric filius Goldston was listed in the Pipe Rolls for Kent in 1180, Richard Golstan was a Knights Templar in Essex in 1185, and John de Goldeston was in the Feet of Fines for Essex in 1312.
The Assize Rolls for Bedfordshire including a listing of Walter Goldstan in 1202 and later the Curia Regis Rolls had another listing of the same person in 1214. In Devon, Robert Goldstone was listed there in 1312. 
According to the voice of tradition, the family held Goldstone Manor at Ash, Kent but records of that manor have been lost.
Early History of the Golstein family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Golstein research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1524, 1523, 1733, 1797, 1572, 1632, 1636, 1684, 1679, 1760, 1816, 1808, 1816 and 1812 are included under the topic Early Golstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Golstein 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.
Early Notables of the Golstein family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Theodore Goulston or Gulston (1572-1632), English physician, son of William Goulston, rector of Wymondham, Leicestershire.
William Gulston (1636-1684), was an English clergyman, Bishop of Bristol from 1679; and...
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Migration of the Golstein family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mary Gouldson, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1634; Henery Gouldson and his wife Anne Gouldston, who arrived in New England in 1634 aboard the ".
Contemporary Notables of the name Golstein (post 1700) +
- Herbert Golstein, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964 
Related Stories +
- ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
- ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html