Goold baronets

The Goold Baronetcy, of Old Court in the County of Cork, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 8 August 1801 for Francis Goold, with remainder to the heirs male of his father Henry Michael Goold, who gave valuable service to the government of King George III. The Goold family descends from William Gould, who served as Mayor of Cork during the reign of King Henry VII. His descendant George Gould changed the spelling of the surname to Goold. He was the father of Henry Michael Goold and the grandfather of the first Baronet.


The Goold Baronetcy, of Old Court in the County of Cork, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 8 August 1801 for Francis Goold, with remainder to the heirs male of his father Henry Michael Goold, who gave valuable service to the government of King George III. The Goold family descends from William Gould, who served as Mayor of Cork during the reign of King Henry VII. His descendant George Gould changed the spelling of the surname to Goold. He was the father of Henry Michael Goold and the grandfather of the first Baronet.
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