Elizabeth Gilbert

1758 - 27th Sep 1832


Daughter of Rev. Nathaniel Gilbert of Gilbert's in Antigua and his wife Elizabeth nee Lavington. Her representative Rev. Thomas Scott (q.v.) counterclaimed unsuccessfully for compensation for Gilbert's estate in Antigua for a legacy of £1800 under the will of Nathaniel Gilbert.

  1. Born in 1758 and baptised at Wandsworth by John Wesley. According to her great-nephew Sir George Gilbert Scott (q.v.), she "treasured up most affectionately her personal recollections of John Wesley himself, and retained through life a strong sympathy with his followers".

  2. Died at Gawcott in Buckinghamshire, aged 73, in the house of Rev. Thomas Scott, her niece's husband, 29/08/1832.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 131 (Gilbert's and Mercer's Creek).

  1. Langford Vere Oliver, History of the Island of Antigua (London, Mitchell and Hughes, 1894) Vol. 2 pp. 12-17 'Pedigree of Gilbert'.

  2. Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 102, Part 2, p. 284 (Sept. 1832).

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£2,401 2s 11d
Other association

Relationships (4)

Aunt → Nephew
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Rev. Thomas Scott (d. 1835) was married to Euphemia nee Lynch, the daughter of Elizabeth Gilbert's sister...
Aunt → Nephew
Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother

Addresses (1)

Gawcott, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, Central England, England