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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

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Goodacre Family Crest Products


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See Also


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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

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  11. ...

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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