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Gouldsmith Early Origins



The surname Gouldsmith was first found in Essex and Norfolk, during the 1200's but was preponderantly Scottish, and was found in Dumbarton and in the border county of Roxburgh. The Goldsmith family became involved in the border conflicts in the 13th century.

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Gouldsmith Spelling Variations


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Gouldsmith Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goldsmith, Goldsmyth and others.

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Gouldsmith Early History


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Gouldsmith Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gouldsmith research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1342, 1426 and 1453 are included under the topic Early Gouldsmith History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gouldsmith Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gouldsmith Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gouldsmith Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gouldsmith In Ireland


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Gouldsmith In Ireland



Some of the Gouldsmith family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Gouldsmith Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Arthur Gouldsmith, who landed in Virginia in 1623
  • Nicholas Gouldsmith, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1624
  • John Gouldsmith, who arrived in Maryland in 1650
  • Elizabeth Gouldsmith, who arrived in Maryland in 1661
  • George Gouldsmith, who landed in Maryland in 1661
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gouldsmith Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard Gouldsmith, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1821

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gouldsmith (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gouldsmith (post 1700)



  • Lieutenant Leonard Frank Gouldsmith (1890-1915), Canadian soldier killed in action at Somme, France, recipient of the Croix de Guerre and the Military Medal
  • Harriet Gouldsmith (1787-1863), English landscape painter and etcher

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gouldsmith Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gouldsmith 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 20 August 2014 at 18:25.

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