'Gibbs03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gibbs of Ballynora, Gibbes of Barbados, Gibbs of Bristol, Gibbs of Derry
[This page was launched as Gibbs02. It was renamed Gibbs03 on 19.11.23 as part of a review of the Gibbs family which led to the preparation of a new Gibbs02.]

(1) Those bits of the following that came from BP1934 were originally shown in a Temporary page on 06.07.11 when it was introduced with the following: "There are 3 sections on Gibbes families within Visitation (Somerset & Bristol, 1672) but we are not able to connect the following family with any of them even though it does look as though there was probably a connection with at least 2 of them." The first of those sections was on 'Gibbes of Bath' (no arms shown), the second on 'Gibbes of Bristol' (mentioned below), the third on another 'Gibbes of Bristol' (mentioned below). We reviewed & expanded that on 12.02.21 using some data on MGH (NS1, vol 4, see below) and launched this page, speculating on how the 2nd section fitted into the family. We reviewed that again on 15.03.21 when we used MGH (NS2, vol 1) which pulled the family together, covering the 3rd Visitation section and showing that our speculation on the 2nd Visitation section had been correct. The 1st section ('Gibbes of Bath') remains uncovered.
(2) Visitation (section 2, see above) identifies the arms for those Gibbes of Bristol as "Arg., three battle-axes sa." BP1934 identifies that branch's arms as "Per fess arg.and arm., three battle-axes sa.". Visitation (section 3) identifies the arms for those Gibbes of Bristol as "Arg., three halberds sa." As shown on Gibbs02, earlier members of the family used battle axes rather than halberds so using the latter is probably a means of differentiating the arms, implying that their's was a junior branch rather than a senior one.
William Gibbes of Bedminster, Somerset (d 1603)
m. Elizabeth Buckland (d before 17.04.1606, widow)
1. George Gibbes of Bristol (b c1572, d 19.02.1650-1, brewer)
  m. (08.07.1599) Mary Cox of Chelwood (a 16494)
  A. George Gibbes (d before 21.03.1681)
  m1. Anne Bate (a 1649, dau of Thomas Bate of Kenver)
  i. Susanna Gibbes
  m. _ Codner
  ii.+ other issue - George, Thomas, Henry of Bristol (d unm 1728), Mary (d young), Anne (bur 1717)
  m2. Mary Birkin (dau of Mathew Birkin of Bristol)
  vii. John Gibbes
  a. George Gibbes
  viii.+ other issue - Matthew of Bristol (a 1728), Bumphrey, Mary, Elizabeth
  m3. Frances Hartwell (dau of George Hartwell of Bristol)
  B. Matthew Gibbes (bpt 19.11.1610, d before 1649, 4th son)
  i.+ issue - George, Thomas
  C. Mary Gibbes (bpt 07.08.1600)
  m. (10.08.1617) Thomas Alford
  D. Cicely Gibbes (bpt 04.08.1601)
  m1. (20.05.0619) William Caldwell
  m2. William Davis
  E. Judith Gibbes (bpt 01.10.1602)
  m. (18.06.1621) Walter Deyos of Eardisland
  F. Joane Gibbes (bpt 17.03.1605)
  m. (08.05.1624) Thomas Heathcott
  G. Anne Gibbes (bpt 10.02.1614)
  m. Richard (or George) Whittington of Breme
  H.+ other issue - William (bpt 22.01.1604, d young), William (b 23.10.1609, a 1649 in Barbadoes), Margery (bpt 04.06.1609, bur 20.04.1609), Joyce (bpt 05.03.1611, bur 13.08.1614), Elizabeth (bpt 18.07.1613_
2. Henry Gibbes, Mayor of Bristol (b 1563, d 19.05.1636)
  m. Anne Packer (d 15.12.1631, dau of Thomas Packer, cousin of Sir Thomas White)
  A. William Gibbes (d by 1634)
  m. Anne Bird
  i.+ issue - Wlliam (a 1666), Henry (a 1634)
  B. Henry Gibbes, Sheriff & Mayor of Bristol (d before 10.1667) this branch supported by Visitation (Somerset & Bristol, section 2)
  m1. Jane Meredith (dau of Owen Meredith)
  i. William Gibbes of Southwark, London (b c1630, a 1672)
  m. Sarah Clissold (dau of Roger Clissold or Clissard of Bristol)
  a.+ issue (a 1672) - William (b c1660), Jonathan (b c1664), Jane, Sarah, Mercy, Hannad
  ii. John Gibbes of London (a 1666)
m. Elizabeth Grant (dau of William Grant of London)
  a.+ issue (a 1672) - John (b c1666), William (b c1669), Henry (b c1671)
  iii. Henry Gibbes of Bristol (b c1641, a 1695) this branch partly supported/contradicted by MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), p101)
  m1. Elizabeth Bowdich (a 1672, dau of Robert Bowdich of Lyme Regis)
  m2. Elizabeth Harington (d 12.10.1723, dau/coheir of John Harington of Kelston by Mary Specott)
  a. John Gibbes of London & Instow (Derbyshire) (a 1737, 2nd son)
  (1) Elizabeth Gibbes (b 1727, d 1780)
  m. Humphry Sibthorp (b 1710-1, d 17.05.1797, Professor of Botany, m1. Sarah Waldo)
  (2) Dionis Gibbes
  b. Jane Gibbes
  m. Thomas Taylor (minister of Congresbury)
  c. Anne Gibbes
  m. Jeremy Innys
  (1)+ issue - Elizabeth, Dionis
  d. Hellena Gibbes
  m. (?) _ Knight
  e. Eliuzabeth Gibbes
  m. _ Leigh (d by 1746)
  (1)+ 3 daughters?
  f.+ other issue - Henry Long of Kingston in Jamaica (d by 1720), Harington (b 1682, d unm 07.10.1732), Dionis (bur unm 11.08.1753), Hannah of Bath (d unm 27.10.1763)
  iv. Anne Gibbes (d before 1678)
  m. Richard Stephens
  a.+ issue - Henry, Richard, Hannah, Anne, Jane, Sarah, Hester, Mary
  v. Margaret Gibbes (d 03.01.1667)
  m. (c1663) Thomas Wadsworth (widower)
  a. Josiah Wadsworth (b 1666)
  vi. Sarah Gibbes
  m. Thomas Walter
  vii. Alice Gibbes (a 1714)
  m. Abraham Edwards
  viii. Elizabeth Gibbes
  m. (after 1666) _ Lloyd
  ix. Mary Gibbes (d 1678)
  m. _ Walter (d by 1666)
  x.+ other issue - Esther, Hannah, Martha (d unm 1714)
  m2. Mary (a 1666)
  C. Philip Gibbes in Barbados (d 1648) this branch supported by BP1934
  i. Philip Gibbes of Barbados (d 07.1697)
  a. Philip Gibbes of Barbados (d 06.10.1726)
  (1) Philip Gibbes of Barbados (d 12.1763)
  m. Elizabeth Harris (dau of John Harris)
(A) Sir Philip Gibbes, 1st Bart of Springfield (Barbados) & Faikely (Oxfordshire) (b 07.03.1730, d 06.1815)
  m. (01.02.1758) Agnes Osborne (d 01.1813, dau/heir of Samuel Osborne of Barbados)
  (i) Philip Gibbes (dvpsp 14.12.1812)
  m. (19.05.1807) Maria Knipe (dau of Robert Knipe of New Lodge)
  (ii) Samuel Osborne Gibbes (dvp 01.1807)
  m. _ Bishop of Exeter (d 30.08.1804)
  (a) Sir Samuel Gibbes, later Osborne-Gibbes, 2nd Bart (b 27.08.1803, d 13.11.1874) had issue
  m1. (28.09.1825) Margaret Moore (d 20.01.1847, dau of Henry Moore of Cremorgan, niece of John, 1st Earl of Clonmel)
  m2. (1848) Anne Penny (d 1918, dau of Richard Penny of Dorset)
  (iii) Elizabeth Gibbes (d 10.06.1847)
  m. (29.12.1796) Charles Abbot, Lord Colchester (d 08.05.1829)
  b.+ other issue
  D. Margaret Gibbes (a 1634, 1678)
  m. _ Byrde
  E. Elizabeth Gibbes (a 1634)
  m. Thomas Lloyd (a 1634)
  i. Thomas Lloyd (a 1634)
  ii. Mary Lloyd (a 1634)
  m. Richard Neathwaite
  F. daughter (d before 1634)
  m. Walter Stevens
  i.+ issue (a 1634) - Henry, Walter, John
3. Philip Gibbes (d 12.1626)
  m. Joyce
  A. Marie Gibbes
  m. Samuel Woodward
4. Susan Gibbes (a 1602)
  m. Petre Blackborrow
5. Mary Gibbes (a 1602)
  m. Matthew Warren of Bristol (clothier)
  A. Martha Warren
  m. _ Tomlinson
  B. Judith Warren
  m. _ Elliott
  C. Ellin Warren
  m. _ Woodward
  D.+ other issue - Matthew, William, George
6. Margaret Gibbes
  m1. _ Bush (d before 1626)
  A.+ issue - Philip, Margery
  m2. _ Llewellen or Fluellen
7. Alice Gibbes (a 1626)
  m. Thomas Wakeley
  A. Phillippe Wakeley
8. daughter
  m. William Lloyd or Floyd
  A. William Lloyd
  i.+ issue (a 1626) - William, Margaret, Elizabeth, Mary, Judeth (a 1602)
  B. Richard Lloyd



BLG1886 identifies the arms of the following family, quartered with those of Bennett & Ffrench, as "arg., three battle-axes erect sa." and reports that it "descended, it is stated, from the family of Gibbs of Devon".
Daniel Gibbes of Cork & Derry (co. Cork)
1. John Gibbes of Derry (dsp)
2. Daniel Gibbes of Derry (d before 04.01.1764)
m. Frances Bennett (dau/coheir of George Bennett, Alderman of Cork (by Lucy, dau/coheir of Edmond ffrench, Alderman of Cork), half-sister of Justice John Bennett)
  A. Daniel Gibbes or Gibbs of Derry (Colonel)
  m. (20.02.1778) Mary Warren (d 27.08.1807, dau of Sir Robert Warren of Warrenscourt, Bart)
  i. Daniel Robert Gibbs (b 10.09.1782, d unm 25.01.1799)
  ii. John Bennett Gibbs (b 14.06.1787, dsp)
  m. Sarah Gibbs (dau of Rev. John Gibbs of Inchigeelach) @@ below
  iii. Robert Warren Gibbs of Derry & Van Dieman's Land (b 13.04.1790, d 30.10.1853) had issue
  m. Maria Cross (dau of Abraham Cross of Shandy Hall by Mary, dau of Sir Emanuel Moore, Bart)
  iv. Anne Gibbs
  m. (17.04.1804) Richard Nevill Nettles of Nettleville (d 1850)
  v. Frances Gibbs
  m. Wiliam Crooke of Derreen
  vi. Mary Gibbs
m. Henry Cross
  B. John Gibbs of Inchigeelach & Ballynora, co. Cork (d 03.04.1806)
  m1. (1779) Frances Browne (dau of Richard Browne of Coolcower by Sarah, dau of Col. Mitchell of Horville)
  i. John Gibbs of Ballynora (d 1818, Captain) had issue
  m. (05.09.1810) Louisa Anne Cary (dau of Rev. Edward Cary of Munfin (by Mary, dau of Sir Edward Loftus, Bart), son of Rev. Oliver of Munfin by Frances Southwell, niece of Thomas, Lord Southwell)
  ii. Richard Browne Gibbs (d 08.10.1839) had issue
  m. (02.08.1821) Martha Pierie (dau of William Pierie)
  iii. Albert Gibbs (dsp 15.01.1850, youngest son)
  m. (12.10.1837) Elizabeth Douthat (dau/coheir of Henry Douthat of Cork)
  iv. Sarah Gibbs
  m1. John Bennett Gibbs of Derry (dsp) @@ above
  m2. John George Pyne of Ballynacarriga
  v.+ other issue - Daniel Henry (d 1832), George Bennett (d unm)
  m2. (sp) Isabella Connell
3. Catherine Gibbes
  m. John Norcott of Ballygarret
4. Sarah Gibbes
  m. Joseph ffranklyn of Brittas
5.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Judith (d 1783), Mary

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : MGH (NS2, vol 1 (1886), 'Pedigree of Gibbes of Bedminster and Bristol', p3+), BP1934 ('Osborne-Gibbes')
(2) For lower section : BLG1886 ('Gibbs of Derry')
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