Peter Gibbs

???? - 1852

Claimant or beneficiary


A partner with the free man of colour Edward Gibbs (q.v.) in Edward Gibbs & Co. (q.v.) of Grenada and London, Peter Gibbs was awarded part of the compensation with Edward Gibbs for the enslaved people on Bon Air (as owners-in-fee) and Duquesne. Parts of both these awards were made to the Dumont family, and Edward Gibbs was also awarded part of the compensation for a group of enslaved people in the parish of St John as trustee for Dumont infants.

  1. The partnership between the two men was dissolved in 1840. It is not clear whether Peter Gibbs was ever in Britain (Edward Gibbs certainly was). Will of Peter Gibbs merchant of St George Grenada proved 26/10/1852.


T71/880 Grenada nos. 565(Bon Air) and 684 (Duquesne); T71/1379 Grenada no. 678D Special Award in Trust, Edward Gibbs of Fenchurch Street, trustee for Dumont infants.

  1. London Gazette 19870 30/06/1840 p. 1550; PROB 11/2160.

Further Information

West India merchant

Associated Claims (2)

£3,373 2s 8d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£3,333 11s 6d

Associated Estates (1)

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
1834 [EA] - → Other

Relationships (1)

Business partners