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Goosnay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Goosnay family


The surname Goosnay was first found in Suffolk 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 13th century.

Early History of the Goosnay family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goosnay research.
Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1447, 1455, 1487, 1571, 1607, 1507, 1554, 1547, 1553, 1172, 1560 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Goosnay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Goosnay Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gosnold, Gosney, Gosnall, Gossney, Gossnold, Goosney, Goozney, Goozeney, Goozenay, Gosnolde, Goznall and many more.

Early Notables of the Goosnay family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Bartholomew Gosnold (1571-1607), an English lawyer, explorer, and privateer who was instrumental in founding the Virginia Company of London, and Jamestown in colonial America. He led the first recorded European expedition...
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Migration of the Goosnay family to Ireland


Some of the Goosnay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Goosnay family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Goosnay Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James Goosnay, aged 25, who settled in America, in 1921

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