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Goodison Early Origins



The surname Goodison 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 1086 when Goodsoune was recorded in the Domesday Book.

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Goodison Spelling Variations


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Goodison Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goodson, Goodison, Gooderson, Goodisson, Goodsone, Godson, Godison, Goderson, Godisson, Gudgeon and many more.

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Goodison Early History


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Goodison Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goodison research. Another 403 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1839 and 1840 are included under the topic Early Goodison History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goodison Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goodison Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goodison 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:

Goodison Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Raymond Goodison, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1607

Goodison Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John W. Goodison, aged 29, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Earl Granville" in 1880
  • Elizabeth Goodison, aged 18, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Earl Granville" in 1880
  • Ethel L. Goodison, aged 4, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Earl Granville" in 1880

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Goodison Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goodison 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 24 February 2016 at 15:13.

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