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Families covered: Gilbert of Bodmin Priory, Gilbert of Compton, Gilbert of Sandridge

Thomas Gilbert of Devon
m. Amy
1. Geoffrey Gilbert of Compton, Devon (d by 1345)
  m. (before 1329) Joan de Compton (dau/heir of William de Compton)
  A. William Gilbert of Compton (d before 06.07.1380)
  m. Elizabeth Champernowne (dau/coheir of Otho Champernowne of Clist Champernowne by Egelin, dau/coheir of Hugh Valetort of Tamerton)
  i. William Gilbert of Compton (a 1428)
  m. Isabel Gambon (dau of Walter Gambon of Moreton or Mooreton)
a. Otho Gilbert of Compton, Sheriff of Devon (b 1417, d 02.02.1494)
  m1. Alice Mules (dau/coheir of John Mules of Ernsborough)
  (1) William Gilbert (dspm not dsp?)
  (A) daughter possibly of this generation
  m. William Gibbs of Fenton (dvp by 1487)
m2. Elizabeth Hill (dau of Robert (probably not John) Hill of Shilston)
  (2) John Gilbert of Compton (b c1478, dsp 01.05.1539)
  m. Elizabeth Croker (dau of Sir John Croker of Lyneham)
  (3) Thomas Gilbert (d 05.08.1529)
  m. Isabel Reyneward (dau of John Reyneward of St. Minver)
(A) Otho Gilbert of Compton (d 18.02.1547) called Peter by Visitation (Devon, 1620, Gilbert)
  m. (01.09.1531) Katherine Champernowne (dau of Sir Philip Champernowne of Modbury, m2. Walter Raleigh of Fardell)
  (i) Sir John Gilbert of Compton, Sheriff of Devon (b 1533, dsp 08.09.1596)
  m. (10.11.1556) Elizabeth Chudleigh (dau of Sir Richard Chudleigh of Ashton)
  (ii) Sir Humphrey Gilbert (d 09.09.1583, Founder of Newfoundland) - continued below
  m. Anne Ager (d 05.1631, dau/heir of John Ager or Agar, son of Sir Anthony of Ottrington)
  (iii) Adrian Gilbert of Sandridge (dsp, discovered the North West Passage)
  m. (28.05.1573) Emma (widow of Andrew Fulford of Devon)
  (iv) Otho Gilbert
  (v) Katharine Gilbert
  m. George Raleigh of Fardell
  (B) Joan Gilbert
  m. Richard Prideaux of Theuborough
  (4) Geoffrey Gilbert of Bovey Tracey (d 26.02.1551-2, 5th son)
m. Joan (bur 30.07.1547)
  (A) Edward Gilbert of Bovey Tracey (d 03.10.1566)
  m. Margaret (bur 06.03.1586-7)
  (i) William Gilbert 'of Bovey' (b by 1544, bur 23.09.1582)
  m. (12.10.1572) Jane Cottell (dau of Thomas Cottell)
  (a) Thomas Gilbert (d 15.03.1617-8)
((1))+ issue - Johanna (b c1611), Jane (b c1613), Grace (b c1614)
  (b) Katherine Gilbert (bpt 28.04.1578)
  (ii)+ other issue - Thomas (d 01.12.1561), John (bpt 29.12.1563, bur 09.04.1597), Anne (d 13.12.1557), Joan (d 03.08.1558)
  (B) John Gilbert
  m. (13.12.1552) Margaret Rowe
  (i) Edward Gilbert (d 12.11.1558)
  (C) Thomazine Gilbert
  m. John Bastard
  (5) Elizabeth or Isabella Gilbert
  m. Sir Thomas Grenville of Stowe (d 1513)
  (6)+ other issue - Otho of Compton, William, Richard (bur 11.04.1524, Canon of Exeter)
  b. daughter
  m. _ Yarde
  c. daughter
  m. _ Batten
  d. daughter
  m. _ Gibbs
  e. daughter
  m. _ Holway



Sir Humphrey Gilbert (d 09.09.1583, Founder of Newfoundland) - continued above
m. Anne Ager (bur 11.05.1631, dau/heir of John Ager or Agar of Otterden, son of Sir Anthony of Ottrington)
1. Sir John Gilbert of Compton, Governor of Plymouth Fort (b c1575, dsp 05.07.1608)
  m. Alice Molyneux (dau of Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton, m2. Sir William Dormer)
2. Raleigh Gilbert of Compton (b c1584, bur 30.12.1634, Captain, coloniser, 6th son)
  m. Elizabeth Kelly (bur 19.02.1657-8, dau/heir of John Kelly of Kelly)
A. Raleigh Gilbert of Compton (b c1616, d before 07.04.1647, 3rd son)
  m. Jane Sandford (dau of Henry Sandford of Nynehead)
  i. Jane Gilbert (a 1671)
  m. Christopher Sandford
  B. Ager Gilbert of Compton (b c1617, d 04.1661)
  m1. Margaret (or Christian) Walrond (d 08.07.1660, dau of John Walrond of Bovey, widow of Roger Ford of Plymtree)
  i. Humphrey Gilbert of Compton (bpt 17.12.1639, bur 19.06.1715)
  m. (24.02.1680) Joan Pomeroy (d 09/29.04.1734, dau/(co)heir of Roger Pomeroy of Sandridge)
  a. John Gilbert of Compton & Sandridge (b 01.02.1684, d 13.06.1733)
  m. (14.07.1712) Ann Courtenay (d 19.03.1775, dau/heir of Richard Courtenay, son of Sir William of Powderham)
  (1) John Gilbert of Compton (bpt 16.06.1713, d unm 05.09.1734)
  (2) Pomeroy Gilbert of Stoke Gabriel, Compton & Sandridge (b 31.05.1717, d 28.04.1770, Captain)
  m. (24.08.1738) Mary Williams (d 09.10.1786, dau of Admiral Edmund Williams of Plymouth)
(A) Edmund Gilbert of Bodmin Priory (b 01.01.1749, d 15.11.1816, rector of Helland, vicar of Constantine, 3rd son)
  m. (31.07.1775) Anne Garnett (d 10.1823, dau of Henry Garnett of Bristol)
  (i) John Pomeroy Gilbert of Bodmin Priory (b 15.07.1778, d 29.09.1853, vicar of St. Wenn) had issue
  m. (11.12.1807) Mary Storm (d 10.09.1829, dau/heir of Matthew Storm of Ilfracombe)
  (ii) Sir Walter Raleigh Gilbert, 1st Bart (b 18.03.1785, d 10.05.1853, Lt. General, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (01.06.1814) Isabella Rose Ross (dau/coheir of Major Thomas Ross)
  (iii) Edmund Williams Gilbert (b 14.01.1787, d 26.02.1849, Cmdr RN) had issue
  m. (13.11.1822) Mary Simpson (d 01.01.1889, dau of John Simpson of Manchester)
  (iv) Francis Yarde Gilbert (b 1793, dsp 30.11.1871, Captain, 5th son)
  m. (22.04.1822) Elizabeth (widow of William Burrows of Bodmin)
  (v) Catherine Hodgson Gilbert (b 1777, d 04.08.1853)
  m. (09.02.1800) Sir Walter Roberts, 2nd Bart of Brightfieldstown
  (vi) Elizabeth Garnett Gilbert (b 1781, d 1822)
  m. (11.12.1813) Joseph Hamley of Bodmin
(vii) Mary Gilbert (b 1783, d 27.11.1861)
  m. (14.06.1806) Robert Kerr (Major General, son of 5th Marquess of Lothian)
  (viii) Frances Isabella Gilbert (b 1795, d 05.11.1849)
  m. (1813) William Hickey of Bushey Hill
  (ix)+ other issue - Henry Garnett (b 1782, d 05.1805, RN), Roger Pomeroy (b 1790, dsp 2.05.1864, Major)
  (B) Walter Raleigh Gilbert of Bodmin Priory (bpt 24.01.1752, bur 1837)
m. Nancy Hosken (b 1745-6, d 08.04.1818, dau of Rev. Anthony Hosken of Bodmin, niece/heir of William Pennington of Bodmin Priory, widow of Rev. John Vivian)
  (i) William Raleigh Gilbert (bpt 01.05.1786, d 26.05.1786)
  (C) Mary Gilbert
  m. Robert Aldridge of Dublin
  (D) Elizabeth Gilbert (d 24.06.1829)
  m. James Semple
  (E) Lucretia Gilbert
  m1. Edward Baynton Prideaux (Cmdr. RN, brother of Sir John, 7th Bart of Netherton)
  m2. John Pomeroy (vicar of Bodmin)
  (F)+ other issue (d unm) - Pomeroy (b 1743, dvp 11.04.1762), Roger Pomeroy (b 23.01/7.1745, d 18.02.1799), John
  (3) Catherine Gilbert (b 1716, d 1738)
  m. John Hunt
  (4) Elizabeth Gilbert (bpt 17.08.1719, d 1772)
  m. David Ross
  (5)+ others - Courtenay (bpt 26.06.1723), Humphrey (bpt 14.10.1725, bur 17.10.1736), Anne (bpt 10.02.1714-5, d unm), Catherine, Henrietta Maria (bpt 12.07.1718, a 1770, d unm), Margaret (bpt 29.08.1720), Urania (d unm), Joan (bpt 10.09.1724, bur 23.05.1725), Lucy (bpt 03.06.1730, bur 12.05.1734)
  b. Elizabeth Gilbert (bpt 23.11.1682)
  m. (18.06.1702) Gilbert Yard of Stoke Gabriel
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - Humphrey of London & Walton-on-Thames (bpt 06.08.1685), Raleigh of Stoke Gabriel (bpt 13.08.1688, d 04.08.1773)
  ii. John Gilbert of Marldon (bpt 06.11.1642, d unm 16.10.1674)
  iii. Elizabeth Gilbert (bpt 18.01.1637-8)
  m. (28.03/04.05.1658) Thomas Hicks of Trevethick
  m2. (20.08.1653) Christian Lee (d 08.07.1660, dau of Richard Lee of Totnes)
  C.+ other issue - Humphrey (b c1615, a 1625, dvpsp?), John (bur 02.05.1618), Ferdinando (b c1618, a 1625, dsp), John (bpt 25.07.1624, d infant), John (bpt 31.07.1625, bur 0.08.1625), John (bur 10.04.1645), Amye (b c1618, dsp), Elizabeth (bpt 30.03.1623, bur 11.04.1662), Elinor (bpt 28.10.1628)
3. Adrian Gilbert
  m. Emma of Lincolnshire (widow of Andrew Fulford)
4.+ other issue - Humphry (dsp), Otho (dsp), Arthur (dsp), Anthony (dsp), Elizabeth

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Gilbert of Compton), Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Gilbert of Compton) with some support from BLG1886 (Gilbert of The Priory)
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