Sir Samuel Osborne Gibbes 2nd Bart.

1803 - 1874

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Son of Samuel Gibbes and grandson of Sir Philip Gibbes 1st bart (a Barbados baronetcy) and Agnes Osborne. Born and grew up in England, resided Barbados 1821-1833, left for England at the time of the Abolition Act, emigrated to Australia 1850 and then to New Zealand 1855.

  2. The aunt of Sir Samuel Osborne Gibbes, Elizabeth Gibbes (1760/1-1847), the daughter of Sir Philip Gibbes, 1st bart of Spring Head Barbados, and Agnes Osborne, had married in 1796 Charles Abbot, later Baron Colchester (1757-1829), Speaker of the House of Commons 1802-1817.


T71/899 Barbados claim nos. 4310 (Spring Head) and 4311 (Taitts); T71/892 St Vincent claim no. 43. 

  1. The Cyclopaedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District] (Christchurch: The Cyclopaedia Co., Limited, 1902); Beryl Dulhunty 'The Dulhunty Papers, chronicles of a family' Australia 1959, [accessed 14/08/2012].

  2. Clare Wilkinson, ‘Abbot, Charles, first Baron Colchester (1757–1829)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [, accessed 31 Jan 2014]

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Sir Sam. Osborne Gibbes Bart.
Married but no further details
Edward Osborne
Military Education

Associated Claims (3)

£3,062 8s 10d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£3,474 2s 6d
£117 11s 1d

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
1815 [EA] - 1846 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Imperial (2)

Member of the legislative council
New Zealand 
notes →
Emigrated to Australia in 1850 and moved to New Zealand...

Relationships (1)

Grandson → Grandfather

Addresses (2)

New Zealand