Golston History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Golston family
The surname Golston 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 Golston family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Golston 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 Golston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Golston 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 Golston 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...
Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Golston Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
In the United States, the name Golston is the 18,207th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Migration of the Golston 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 Golston (post 1700) +
- Roy D. Golston, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1940 
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)
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html