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Goodacre Early Origins



The surname Goodacre was first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1206 when Adam, son of Godboldi held estates in that shire.

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Goodacre Spelling Variations


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Goodacre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Godbold, Goodbold, Godbald, Godball, Goodball, Gobat, Godbolt, Goodbolt, Goodbow and many more.

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Goodacre Early History


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Goodacre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goodacre research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1210, 1242, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Goodacre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goodacre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goodacre Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Goodacre 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:

Goodacre Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Goodacre, aged 22, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Anglia" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtml

Goodacre Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Alfred R. Goodacre, aged 45, a shoemaker, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Mary A. Goodacre, aged 50, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Frederick Goodacre, aged 20, a shoemaker, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Mary Goodacre, aged 21, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Hal Goodacre, aged 18, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goodacre (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goodacre (post 1700)



  • James Goodacre, American politician, Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1894 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Goodacre Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtml
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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The Goodacre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goodacre 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.

This page was last modified on 9 October 2015 at 10:23.

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