Sir William Gibbons 1st Bart.

???? - 1760


Created 1st Baronet Gibbons on 21 April 1752. Speaker for the Barbados House of Assembly 1742-1760. Married Frances Hall, daughter of Robert Hall of Barbados.

  1. Will of Sir William Gibbons of St Peter island of Barbados [made in 1759] proved 13/02/1766. In the will he left his grandson Scawen Kenrick Gibbons £10,000 currency at 21, and £3000 each to his granddaughters Frances, Elizabeth Hannah and Martha Gibbons [given in his son's will as Fanny Elizabeth, Hannah and Martha]. His residuary heir was his son John Gibbons. He explained that he had made no provision for two other grandsons on the basis that John Gibbons had assured him that he [John Gibbons] had provided for them in his own will.


  1. PROB 11/916/154. Monumental Inscriptions gives his death date as April 1766, but all other sources show 1760; his will was proved in February 1766.

Further Information

Frances Hall
John Gibbons (Sir John Gibbons 2nd Bt.)

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1722 [EA] - 1760 [LA] → Previous owner
- 1760 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Stanwell Place 
notes →
In the possession of the Gibbons family from 1754-1933. For notes on the house see Wikipedia: Stanwell...

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grandson