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List of Gilbert Wills

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Contents

Introduction

This is a page of the Gilbert Name & DNA Study started on 8 Nov 20 and being added to slowly. Offers of help will be welcomed.

The intention is to list date, type of will, name, location and link to a profile which has the Will information. The chronologically listed dates are mainly for the year of Probate.

When a new WikiTree profile for the person named is created, or an existing profile found, the Will entry is bulleted in the list.

Abbreviations used:

  • Bed: Archdeaconry of Bedford
  • Cant: Canterbury Archdeaconry Court
  • LCC: Lincoln Consistory Court
  • LECC: Lichfield Episcopal Consistory Court (Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield And Coventry Wills And Probate 1521-1860)
  • Leic: Leicestershire Wills
  • NHants: Archdeaconry Court of Northampton
  • PCC: Prerogative Court of Canterbury
  • PCY: Prerogative Court of York
  • Totnes: (Consistory) Archdeaconry Court of Totnes (Devon)

English Wills By Date

Pre 1500

1453 Devon: IPM of William Gilbert of Bradninch in Devon

  • 1456 PCC: Will of John Gilbert the elder of Estcammel [East Camel, now called Queen Camel], gentleman of Somerset dated 10 Mar 1455 proved 7 May 1456

1473 PCY: Will of Alice Gilbert, Widow of Thorngumbald in Yorkshire dated 29 Apr 1473 and probated on 31 May 1473
1475 PCC: Will of Henry Gylbert of Tydd Saint Giles in Cambridgeshire proved on 12 OCt 1475

  • 1484 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbert, Draper of London and Merchant of the Staple at Calais, was made on 23 Apr 1483 and probated on 16 Dec 1484
  • 1487 Will of Richard Gilbert alias Cowper of Egham in Surrey dated 21 Oct 1487 and proved on 29 Nov 1487
  • 1494 PCC: Will of Otys Gilbert of Meredon in Devon proved on 9 June 1494
  • 1499 PCC: Will of John Gilbert of Wittecombe in Somerset dated 20 Apr 1499 and proved 16 Nov 1499
  • 1499 PCC: Will of Robert Gilbert, Butcher of London proved on 28 May 1499

16th Century

1501 NHants: Will of Alexander Gilbert of Berughbie [? Rugby] in Northamptonshire

  • 1502 PCC: Will of Lady Jone Gilbert wife of John Gylbert armiger (see1499 John of Wittecombe above) dated 6 Nov 1501 and proved 27 Apr 1502
  • 1504 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbart, Draper of London proved on 9 Oct 1504
  • 1505 PCC: Will of George Gilbarte of All Hallows Barking, City of London made on 3 Sep 1505 and probated on 10 Oct 1505
  • 1515 PCC: Will of John Gylbart or Gilbart possibly of Coventry in Warwickshire made in 1515
  • 1515 Leic: Will of John Gilbert of Kirby Mallory in Leicestershire made in 1515

1516 NHants: Will of Thomas Gylburt of Wing
1522 NHants: Will of William Gylberd of Earls Barton in Northamptonshire

  • 1523 Somerset: Will of John Gilbert of West Camel in Somerset dated just 1523 and proved on 26 Oct 1523
  • 1524 PCC: Will of Nicholas Gilbarde or Gilbert of Old Castle in Monmouthshire in Wales proved on 19 Mar 1524

1524 NHants: Will of Richard Gylberd of Kislingbury in Northamptonshire
1527 NHants: Will of John Gylbert of Wellingboroughin Northamptonshire
1528 Cant: Will of Sir William Gylbert Priest of Faversham in Kent dated ?1528 and proved 1603-4 [reason for huge gap in years not yet investigated]

  • 1529 Devon: IPM of Thomas Gilbert of Broadwoodkelly in Devon held at Plymton on 18 Oct 1529

1530 Totnes: Will of William Gilbert of Wolborough
1531 NHants: Will of Alice Gilbert of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire
1532 LECC: Probate of Robert Gylbert of Alveley, Shropshire

  • 1532 LECC: Probate of Robert Gylbert of Coventry, Warwickshire dated 20 Dec 1532
  • 1532 LECC: Probate of Thomas Gilbert of Checkley in Staffordshire dated 14 Apr 1532
  • 1534 LECC: Will of William Gylbart of Derby, Derbyshire Butcher
  • 1536 LECC: Will of Joan Gylbert of Derbyshire
  • 1537 LECC: Will of Elena Gylbartt of Checkley, Staffordshire
  • 1537 LECC: Will of Thomas Gylberde of Coleshill, Warwickshire
  • 1538 LECC: Will of Nicholas Gylbert of Doveridge, Derbyshire
  • 1539 PCC: Will of John Gilbert son and heir of Otis Gilbert made on 30 Feb 1538/9 and proved on 7 Jul 1539
  • 1542 LECC: Will of John Gylbert of Barrow on Trent, Derbyshire
  • 1545 LECC: Will of Richard Gylbert of Alveley in Shropshire
  • 1546 LECC: Will of Maurice (Morris) Gylbert of Holy Trinity Parish in the city of Coventry, Warwickshire, draper
  • 1547 PCC: Will of Otis Gilbert of Compton, Marldon, Devon was dated 16 May 1545 and proved on 16 June 1547
  • 1549 Wiltshire: Will of William Gilbard, husbandman of Maddington in Wiltshire was made on 23 Feb 1548/9
  • 1549 Wiltshire: Will of Thomas Gilbert of Rollestone in Wiltshire made on 8 Sep 1549
  • 1550 PCC: Will of William Gylbert, Gentleman of Clare in Suffolk was made on 1 Jun 1546 and probated on 31 Jan 1549/50

1550 PCC: Will of James Gilbert of Saint Matthew Friday Street, City of London probated on 4 Sep 1550

1552 PCC: Will of William Gylberte, Grocer of Norwich in Norfolk proved on 14 May 1552

  • 1553 LECC Index: Roger Gylbert of Barrow (assumed to be Barrow in Trent in Derbyshire) probated on 3 Mar 1553/4
  • 1554 Leic: Will of William Gilbert of Wymeswold in Leiestershire proved 20 Jul 1554
  • 1554 Will of Ralph Gilbert of Repton in Derbyshire was made on 18 Jan 1554/55
  • 1555 PCC: Will of Anthony Gylbert of East Coker in Somerset dated 12 May 1555 and proved 13 Aug 1555
  • 1556 LECC: Will of John Gylbert of Checkley, Staffordshire
  • 1557: Will of Richard Gilbert of Cossington (2 miles from Sileby) in Leicestershire dated 30 Aug 1557 with his inventory taken on 12 Sep 1557
  • 1557 PCC: Will of John Gylbert or Gilbert of Withycombe in Somerset dated 20 Jun 1557 and proved 5 Jul 1557
  • 1557 LECC: Will of Richard Gilbert husbandman of Eggington in Derbyshire, was made on 14 Nov 1557 and probated on 11 Dec 1557
  • 1557: Will of Thomas Gilbard of ??Francston in the Parish of Monks Kirby in Warwickshire was made on 20 Nov 1556 and probated on 4 May 1557
  • 1558 Wiltshire: Will of John Gilbert, husbandman of Maddington in Wiltshire was proved in December 1558
  • 1558 LECC: Will of Humphrey Gylbart of Withybrook in Warwickshire was made on 3 July 1557 and probated on 7 Feb 1557/8
  • 1558 LECC: Will of William Gylbard of Barrow in Derbyshire
  • 1558 LECC: Will of Katherine Gilbert of Stapenhill in Derbyshire
  • 1558 LECC: Probate inventory of William Gilbert of Doveridge
  • 1558 LECC: Probate for Thurstan Gilbert of Stapenhill in Derbyshire
  • 1558 LECC: Will of John Gilbert the elder of Monks Kirby in Warwickshire was made on 1 Jul 1558 and probated on 3 Oct 1558

1558 LCC: 1558 Eliz. Gilbert of Manthorp in Lincolnshire

  • 1558 PCC: Will of Ambrose Gilbert of Clare, Suffolk proved on 1 Sep 1558
  • 1558 Leic: Will of John Gylbart, Husbandman of Appleby Parva in Leicestershire, made on 4 Aug 1558 and probated in the same year

1559 PCC: Will of Geffery Huthersall alias Gilbert, Yeoman of Langdon Hills in Essex probated on 18 Oct 1559

  • 1560 PCC: Will of Alice Gilbert wife of Thomas Gilbert made on 30 May 1560 and proved on 11 Oct 1560
  • 1560 LECC: Will of John Gilbert of Coleorton in Leiestershire was made on 23 Apr 1560
  • 1561 LECC: Will of William Gilbert husbandman of Wibtoft in the Parish of Claybrooke in Warwickshire made on 7 Apr 1561
  • 1561 LECC: Probate of Robert Gilbert of Monks Kirby in Warwickshire dated 30 Apr 1561
  • 1562 LECC: Will of Richard Gilbert Esquire of Youlgreave in Derbyshire made on 5 Jan 1560/61 and proved in 1562
  • 1563 LECC: Will of Sir Thomas Gylbert, rector of Edlaston in Derbyshire dated 27 Apr 1563 and proved 16 Jun 1563
  • 1563 PCC: Will of Henry Gilbert Farmer of Maddington in Wiltshire proved on 26 Mar 1563

1563 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbert, Goldsmith of London proved on 30 May 1563

  • 1564 LECC: Will of Izabell Gylbert of Doveridge in Derbyshire, also listed as Elizabeth
  • 1566 LECC: Will of Robert Gilbert of Wynsull [now Winshill] in Derbyshire was made on 6 Nov but no year given and his inventory was drawn up on 15 Dec 1566, with probate listed as 26 Apr 1566 for him at Burton-on-Trent in Staffordshire
  • 1566 LECC: Will of John Gylbert of Street Ashton in Monks Kirby in Warwickshire was made on 4 Mar 1566 and probated on 26 Jun 1566
  • 1566 PCC: Will of Nicholas Gilbert, gentleman, Bruton, Somerset
  • 1566 LECC: Will of Isabella Gilbert of Coleorton in Leiestershire made on 12 Aug 1566
  • 1568 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert of Stapleton in Leicestershire made on 8 Jan 1568/9 and proved on 26 Feb 1568/9.
  • 1568 PCC: Will of Symon Gylbert, Clerk Parson of Kenchurch within the Diocess of Hereford made on 6 Aug 1568 and probated on 24 Aug 1568
  • 1570 LECC: Will of John Gylbert of Ingleby in Derbyshire was undated but probated on 19 Sep 1570
  • 1571 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert of Wistow in Leiestershire
  • 1571 LECC: Will of Ellen Gylbert widow of Checkley, Staffordshire [wife of John 1556 above]
  • 1575: Will of Thomas Gylbert, husbandman of Normanton upon the Heath in Lincolnshire (now Leicestershire)

1576 Will of John Gilberd, Yeoman of Withyham in Sussex proved on 30 Jun 1576

  • 1577 LECC: Will of Anne Gylberte of Tatenhill in Satffordshire dated 21 Apr 1566 and probated on 17 May 1577

1578 LECC: Administration of Agnes Gylberte, of Monks Kirby in Warwickshire on 12 May 1578

  • 1578 LECC: Will of Nicholas Gylbert Yeoman of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire
  • 1579 PCC: Will of Edward Gilbert, Gentleman of Everleigh in Wiltshire made on 4 Apr 1578 and probated on 30 June 1579
  • 1581 LECC: Will of William Gylbert of Checkley in Staffordshire
  • 1581 LECC: Will of Thomas Gylbartt of Barrow-on-Trent in Derbyshire was made on 17 May 1581 and probated on 22 Jun 1581
  • 1582 LECC: Will of Thomas Gylbert of Allestree in Derbyshire made on 30 Jan 1582/3 and proved on 9 May 1582
  • 1583 PCC Will: Hierome Gylbard or Gilbard, Gentleman of Colchester in Essex proved on 17 Jul 1583
  • 1583 Will of George Gilbart of Worthington in the Parish of Breedon in Leicestershire was made on 24 May 1583 and probated in Oct 1583
  • 1584 PCC: Humphrye Gylbert of Compton in the County of Devon Knight was made on 28th August 1582 and proved on 20 Oct 1584

1584 PCC: Will of George Gilbert alias Webber of West Alvington in Devon proved on 9 Oct 1584
1585 PCC: Will of Robert Gilbert, Yeoman of New Sleaford in Lincolnshire proved on 30 Jul 1585

  • 1587-8 LECC: Will of William Gilbert Yeoman of Stapenhill in Derbyshire
  • 1587 LECC: Inventory of Richard Gilbert of Burton-upon-Trent drawn up on 16 Nov 1587
  • 1588 Leic: Will of Robert Gilbert, husbandman of Appleby Magna in Leicestershire, made on 23 Mar 1587/8 and probated on 13 Jul 1588
  • 1588 Leic: Will of Margery Gilbart, widow of Appleby Magna in the counties of Leicestershire and Derbyshire, made on 30 Apr 1588 and probated on 13 Oct 1588
  • 1588 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert of Ritton on Dunsmore in Warwickshire made on 3 Feb 1587/8
  • 1588 LECC: Admin. of Thomas Gilbert of Weston-on-Trent, Derbyshire, ad.

1588 PCC: Will of John Gilbert, yeoman of Goudhurst in Kent proved on 14 Jun 1588

  • 1589 LECC: Will of John Gilbert husbandman of Allestrey in Derbyshire was made on 30 Oct 1589 and proved on 19 Dec 1589
  • 1589 LECC: Administration of Barbara Gilbert alias Dethicke of Alstonfield on 4 Jul 1589 (see William Gilbert

1589 LECC Thomas Gilbert of Solihull (Inventory only probate to John Gilbert)

  • 1589 PCC: Will of Jane Gilberd Widow of Colchester in Essex made on 11 Aug 1589 and probated on 20 Oct 1589

1590 PCC: Will of William Gilberd proved 27 Mar 1590

  • 1591: Will of John Gilbert, husbandman of Frodley in the parish of Alrewas in Staffordshire, will dated 25 June, 33 Elizabeth (1591)
  • 1592 Leic: Will of Richard Gilbart of Wymeswold in Leicestershire [no image found on FMP but listed here]
  • 1592 LECC: Will of Henry Gilbert, Yeoman of Repton als Repingdon in Derbyshie
  • 1592 LECC: Will of George Gilbert of Weston-on-Trent in Derbyshire
  • 1592 LECC: Will of Henry Gilbert husbandman of Broughton in the Parish of Doveridge in Derbyshire
  • 1593 PCC: Will of George Gilbert of Withycombe in Somerset dated 2 May 1593 and proved on 19 June 1593

1593 PCC: Will of Morris Gilbert of Earls Croome in Worcestershire proved on 9 Jun 1593

  • 1593 LECC: Will of William Gilbert of Alfreton in Derbyshire probated on 13 May 1593
  • 1593 LECC: Probate administration of Francis Gilbert of Repton in Derbyshire dated 17 Oct 1593.
  • 1593 PCC: Will of George Gilbert of Withycombe, Somerset dated 2 May 1593 and proved on 19 Jun 1593
  • 1593 LECC: Will of Henry Gilbert of Yeoman of Repton als Repingdon in Derbyshire was made on 22 Sep 1593 and probated on 6 Nov 1593
  • 1593 LECC: Will of Elizabeth Gilbert of Ellerton in the Parish of Cheswardine in Stafforshire [now in Shropshire] made on 4 May 15852 and probated on 18 Jan 1592/3
  • 1594 PCC: Will of Jerome Gilberd, Gentleman of Dovercourt in Essex was made on 2 Feb 1593/4 and proved on 19 Nov 1594
  • 1594 Leic: Will of Nicholas Gilbert, husbandman of Waltham on the Oulds [now Wolds] in Leicestershire, made in Jul 1594 and probated on 16 Jul 1594

1594 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbert of Bexhill in Sussex proved on 11 Oct 1594

  • 1595 PCC: Will of Giles Gilbert, Yeoman of Bridgwater in Somerset made on 22 May 1594 and proved on 25 Jun 1595

1596 PCC: Will of Hughe Gilburde of Cranborne in Dorset proved on 17 Dec 1596

  • 1597 LECC: Nuncupative Will of William Gilbert, Yeoman of Barrow in Derbyshire made on 27 Feb 1596/7 and proved on 3 May 1597
  • 1598: Will of John Gilbert of Norton juxta Galbie [now King’s Norton] in Leicestershire made on 8 Apr 1598 and probated in Dec 1598.

1598: Ad Johane Gilbert of Waltham in Leicestershire
1598: Ad Henry Gilbert of Boothorpe in Leicestershire

  • 1598 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbert yeoman of Repton, Derbyshire dated in July 1596 (39 Elizabeth) roved on 1 Feb 1598

1599 PCC: Will of Alice Gilberd, Widow of Ashton in Devon was proved on 19 May 1599

17th Century

  • 1601 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert husbandman of Stretaston (now Street Ashton) in the Parish of Monks Kirby in Warwickshire made on 23 Jan 1597/8 and probated on 14 Jan 1600/01
  • 1600 LECC: Will of John Gilbert Butcher of Repton in Derbyshire made on 27 Feb 1600/01 and proved on 9 Mar 1600/01
  • 1602: Will of Robert Gilbert of Scalford in Leicestershire made in 1596 and proved in 1602
  • 1602: Will and Ad of Henry Gilbert of Barwell in Leicestershire - only inventory found
  • 1602 LECC: Nuncupative Will of Elizabeth Gilbert of Barwell in Leicestershire made in Jun 1602
  • 1603 PCC Will: William Gilberd, Doctor of Physic of London

1603 LECC: Administration of Elizabeth Gilbert als. Lowe of Barrow in Derbyshire
1604 LECC Roger Gilbert of Sutton Maddock (Shropshire?)

  • 1605 Leic : Will of Richard Gilbert of Ullesthorpe in Leicestershire made on 22 Apr 1605 and probated on 2 Jul 1605
  • 1607 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert of Yoxall in Staffordshire made on 21 Mar 1606/7 and proved on 25 Mar 1607
  • 1607 LECC: Will of Richard Gilbert of Stretaston [(now Street Ashton) Parish of Monks Kirby] in Warwickshire made on 12 Mar 1606/7 and probated on 18 Jun 1607
  • 1607 LECC: Will of William Gilbert of Stockingford in the Parish of Nuneaton in Warwickshire made on 1 jun 1607 and probated in Dec 1607

1607 Beds: Will of Edith Gilbert of Pavenham, in Bedfordshire made on 18 Feb1606 and proved on 17 Apr 1607

  • 1607-8 LECC: Will of Arthur Gilbert of Marchington Woodland in the parish of Hanbury in Staffordshire
  • 1608 PCC: Will of Anne Gilbert, Widow of Sherborne in Dorset was made on the last day of Feb 1605/6 and probated on 31 Mar 1608
  • 1608 LECC: Administration for Thomas Gilbert Vicar of Fellongly (now Fillongley in Warwickshire), dated 5 Nov 1608.

1609: Ad Thomas Gilbert of Enderbye in Leicestershire

  • 1609-10 LECC: Will of Henry Gilbert of Horsley in Derbyshire made on 8 Feb 1609/10 and probated on 22 Mar 1609/10
  • 1610 LECC: Will of George Gilbert husbandman of Waterfall Waterhouses in Staffordshire
  • 1611 LECC: Will of James Gilbert, Yeoman of Repton was made on 9 Sep 1610 and probated on 17 Jun 1611
  • 1612: Will of Francis Gilbert of Belgrave in Leicestershire
  • 1613 Leic: Administration of Thomas Gilbert of Peatlinge Magna in Leicestershire in Nov 1613

1613 LECC Richard Gylbert of Sutton Maddock (Shropshire?)
1615: Ad Simon Gilbert of Thorpe Langton in Leicestershire

  • 1615 Leic: Will of Robert Gilbert husbandman of Ashby Magna in Leicestershire made on 8 Apr 1615
  • 1615 PPC: Will of John Gilberd, Gentleman of Woodford in Essex was made on 16 Aug 1615 and proved on 31 Aug 1615
  • 1615-6 LECC: Nuncupative Will of Elizabeth Gilbert, Spinster late of of Barrow in Derbyshire
  • 1616: Administration of William Gilbert of Spondon in Derbyshire 23 Jan 1615/16

1616 Norfolk: William Gilbert of Norton Subcourse in Norfolk

  • 1616 LECC: Will of William Gilbert husbandman of Allestree in Derbyshire made on 21 Dec 1614 and proved on 28 Nov 1616

1617-8 LECC James Gilbert of Solihull, ad.

  • 1617 Leic: Administration of Thomas Gilbert of Foston in Leicestershire granted to his widow Bridget in 1617

1617 Beds: Will of William Gilbert of Pavenham in Bedfordshire, husbandman made on 2 Apr 1617 and proved on 14 Apr 1617

  • 1618: Will of John Gilbert husbandman of Wistowe in Leicestershire made on 13 Oct 1617
  • 1618 LECC: Administration of Francis Gilbert of Alport in the Parish of Youlgreave in Derbyshire, 2 Jun 1618
  • 1621 LECC: Administration of Anne Gilbert of Youlgreave in Derbyshire, 28 Jun 1621

1623 Beds: Will of John Gilbert of Stagsden in Bedfordshire made on 6 May 1623 and proved in 1623

  • 1623 Leic: Will of Robert Gilbert baker of the Borough of Leicester in Leicestershire made on 8 Aug 1623
  • 1625: Will of Henry Gilbert, Yeoman of Overton Sawcie in the Parish of Coleorton in Leicestershire, made on 11 Nov 1625 and proved on 13 Jan 1625/6

1624-5 Roger Gilbert of Orton Maddock, dio. Chester, ad.
1626 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbert made 30 Jun 1626 on and probated on 16 Jul 1626 [no place given but has some relations as clues to work out]

  • 1626: Will of Thomas Gilbert Yeoman of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire was made on 18 Jun 1626 and probated on 6 Oct 1626
  • 1626 LECC: Will of John Gilbert husbandman of Repingdon [now Repton] in Debyshire made on 12 Mar 1625/6 and probated on 29 Apr 1626
  • 1626 LECC: Will of Nathaniel Gilbert of Repton in Derbyshire probated in Aug 1626
  • 1626 LECC: Will of Edward Gilbert, Yeoman of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire
  • 1627 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilberd of Fradley the Elder in Staffordshire, Yeoman was made on 30 Jul 1626 and proved on 5 March 1626/7
  • 1628 Leic: Will of Ralph Gilbert of Scalford in Leicestershire
  • 1628 LECC: Will of Matthew Gilbert, Vicar of Long Itchington in Warwickshire
  • 1628 Leic: Will of William Gilbert of Barwell in Leicestershire made on 4 Aug 1628.
  • 1628: Will of William Gilbert Yeoman of Newton Harcourt in Leicestershire made on 7 Apr 1628
  • 1628: Will of Ralph Gilbert of Scalford in Leicestershire dated in April 1628
  • 1629 Leic: Will of William Gilbert husbandman of Narborough in Leicestershire was made on 23 Feb 1627/8 and probate in ?Mar 1628/9
  • 1629 LECC Richard Gilbert (no location) may be this Richard
  • 1630: Administration of Edward Gilbert of Newton Harcourt in Leicestershire in 1630. Inventory in 1623/4
  • 1631 LECC: Will of Anne Gilbert of Bulkington in Warwickshire

1631 LECC Thomas Gilbert of Sutton Maddock

  • 1633 LECC: Administration of Samuel Gilbert of the City of Coventry in Warwickshire dated 3 Oct 1633.
  • 1633 Leic: Will of John Gilbert, husbandman of Ashby Parva in Leicestershire, made on 8 Mar 1632/3 and probated on 19 Apr 16

1633: Ad Thomas and Annis Gilbert his wife in Leicestershire

1634: Ad John Gilbert East Langton in Leicestershire

  • 1635 Leic: Will of Thomas Gilbert husbandman of Ashby Parva in Leicestershire, made on 24 Feb 1634/5 and proved on 14 May 1635
  • 1635 Leic: Will of Thomas Gilbert Mercer of Leicester in Leicestershire made on 8 Apr 1635

1635 LECC: Administration of Francis Gilbert of Solihull in Warwickshire on 6 Apr 1635

  • 1635 PCC: Will of John Gilbert, Yeoman of Lichfield in Staffordshire made on 14 Oct 1635 and probated on 30 October 1635
  • 1635 PCC: Will of Raley Gilbert of Greenway, Devon made 27 Sep 1625 and 13 Feb 1635
  • 1635 LECC: Will of Anthony Gilbert Yeoman of Linton in Derbyshire
  • 1636 Leic: Will of Susanna Gilbert of Newton Harcourt in Leicestershire probated in May 1636
  • 1636 LECC: Verbal Will of William Gylbert formerly parson of Bourton (on Dunsmore) in the county of Warwickshire
  • 1637 PCC: Will of Walter Gilbert, Merchant of the Staple of Coventry in Warwickshire made on 13 Feb 1636/7 and proved on 13 May 1637
  • 1638 PCC Will of William Gilbert, Gentleman of Rearsby in Leicestershire, dated 18 Nov 1637 and probated on 22 Jan 1638
  • 1638 LECC: Will of Peter Gilbert husbandman of Swinford in Leicestershire made on 20 Jul 1638
  • 1639 LECC: Probate of an article of agreement of Anne Gilbert, widow of Berkswell in Warwickshire made on 30 Mar 1637 and probated on 13 Sep 1639.
  • 1638-9 LECC: Anthony Gilbert, Yeoman of Linton in Derbyshire, made on 4 Aug 1635 and proved on 5 Mar 1638/9
  • 1640 PCC: Will of Humphrey Gilbert, mariner, dated 16 Mar 1639/40 and probated on 22 Aug 1640
  • 1640 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbert Gentleman of Spondon in Derbyshire
  • 1640: Will of George Gilbert of Overseal in Leicestershire
  • 1641 LECC: Will of Henry Gilbert of Marchington Woodland in the Parish of Hanbury in Staffordshire
  • 1641 PCC: Will of William Gilbert, Doctor in Divinity of Orsett in Essex made on 18 May 1640 and probated on 6 Jan 1641
  • 1641: Will of William Gilbert husbandman of Barwell in Leicestershire made on 27 Jul 1640 and probated on 19 Mar 1641/2

1642: Ad Thomas Gilbert of Saxelbye in Leicestershire

  • 1642 LECC: Will of Roger Gilbert, Yeoman of Barrow super Trent in Derbyshire, made on 12 Nov 1641 and proved on 13 May 1642
  • 1642: Will of Francis Gilbert dealer of Market Bosworth in Leicestershire
  • 1642 LECC: Will of Ellen Gilbert late of of Marchington Woodland in the Parish of Hanbury in Staffordshire
  • 1642 LECC: Richard Gilbert of Checkley in Leicestershire; letter of administration only, dated 1642
  • 1644-5 LECC: Will of John Gilberd of Marchington in Staffordshire
  • 1647 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbert Gent of Fradley in the Parish of Alrewas in Staffordshire was made on 17 Jul 1626 and proved on 23 Oct 1647
  • 1647: Will of Nicholas Gilbert of Kniveton in Derbyshire made in 1642 and proved 23 Jan 1646/47
  • 1645: Will of Alice Gilbert of Leicester in Leicestershire
  • 1648 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbert, Yeoman of Waterfall Waterhouses in Staffordshire was made on 7 May 1648 and proved on 2 Oct 1648.
  • 1648 Leic: Will of William Gilbert the Elder of Ullesthorpe in the parish of Claybrooke made on 11 Aug 1647 and probated on 8 Apr 1648
  • 1649 LECC: Will of Robert Gilbert Yeoman of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire

1649 PCC: Will of William Gilbert of Buckland Denham in Somerset

  • 1650 PCC: Will of William Gilbert, late of Dublin, made on 25 Sep 1649 and proved on 25 Jan 1649/5
  • 1650 PCC: Will of Ambrose Gilbert, Batchelor in Divinity of Orsett in Essex made on 6 May 1642 and probated on 14 June 1650
  • 1651 PCC Will of John Gilbert of Tanworth in Warwickshire made in Jan 1651 and probated on 12 May 165
  • 1651 Will of Thomas Gilbert, Yeoman of Chellaston in Derbyshire
  • 1651 PCC: Will of Ralphe Gilbert of Ticknall in Derbyshire
  • 1652 PCC: Will of John Gilbert, Clothier of Coventry in Warwickshire made on 4 Jun 1652 and probated on 18 Sep 1652

1653 PCC: Will of John Gilbert [place not given but locations mentioned are on Isle of Wight] probated on 25 Sep 1654

1657 Beds: Will of William Gilbert of Pavenham in Bedfordshire, yeoman made on 25 Dec 1656 and proved on 12 Feb 1656/7

  • 1658 LECC: Will of John Gilbert late of Bourton upon Dunsmore, Clerk, but then of Frankton
  • 1658 LECC: Will of William Gylbert of Bourton on Dunsmore in Warwickshire, Gent
  • 1659 Worcester: Will of Thomas Gilbert Yeoman of Stetchford in the parish of Yardley in Worcestershire made on the 25 Feb 1679/80 and probated on 25 Jun 1680
  • 1660 LECC: Will of William Gilbert, Yeoman of Barrow upon Trent in Derbyshire
  • 1661 Will of John Gilbert of Abbyston in the Parish of Maddington in Wiltshire was made on 1 May 1659 and proved on 16 July 1660
  • 1661 PCC: Will of John Gilbert late of Bourton upon Dunsmore, Clerk, but then of Frankton was made on 10 Aug 1658 and proved on 23 Feb 1660/61
  • 1661 Administration of Jonathan Gilbert of Coventry in Warwickshire dated 18 Oct 1661,br.
  • 1663 LECC Will of John Gilbert of Barrow upon Trent, Derbyshire
  • 1664 Will of George Gilbert, Yeoman of Ramsor in the Parish of Elstone in Staffordshire was made on 14 May 1664 and proved on 27 Jun 1664,
  • 1666 Leic: Will of Thomas Gilbert Taylor of Barwell in Leicestershire made on 17 Aug 1666
  • 1666 Kent: Will of Jordan Guilbert Senior, Yeoman of Hadlow was made on 8 Jul 1666 proved on 28 Aug 1666

1666 Beds: Will of Thomas Gilbert of Luton in Bedfordshire, inn holder made on 29 Jul 1665 and proved on 27 Jul 1666

  • 1667: Nuncupative will of Faustin Gilbert of St Martin's in Leicestershire made on 5 Feb 1666/67 and proved on 13 Sep 1667
  • 1668 Probate of George Gilbert of Weston upon Trent in Derbyshire

1670 Beds: Will of Richard Gylbert of Pavenham in Bedfordshire, husbandman made 30 Dec 1669 and proved on 20 Feb 1669/70
1673 Beds: Will of Thomas Gylbert senior of Pavenham in Bedfordshire, yeoman made on 28 Dec 1670 and proved on 28 Jun 1673

  • 1673 PCC: Will of Robert Gilbert, Gentleman of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire dated 28 Sep 1672 and proved 21 April 1673
  • 1679 Will of Randal Guilbert of Pailton in Warwickshire
  • 1679 Leic: Will of Thomas Gilbert of Bitteswell made on 6 Aug 1679.
  • 1680 LECC: Will of Richard Gilbert, worsted weaver of the City of Coventry in Warwickshire, made on 7 Jan 1679 and probated on 19 Oct 1680.
  • 1680 Will of William Gilbert, Gentleman of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire
  • 1681 LECC: Will of William Gilbert, Yeoman of Ulsthorpe in the Parish of Claybrooke in Leicestershire, was made on 20 Jun 1680 and proved in 1681
  • 1682 Will of Richard Gilbert of Doveridge in Derbyshire

1684 Somerset: Will of Giles Gilbert of West Camel in Somerset

  • 1683 Lecc: Will of Arthur Gilbert, husbandman of Linton in Derbyshire, made on 5 Apr 1678 and probated on 20 Apr 1683
  • 1685 The Will of George Gilbert of Keevil in Wiltshire was made on 10 Sep 1695 and probated in the same year
  • 1685 LECC: Will of Richard Gilbert, Yeoman of Leek Wootton in Warwickshire was made on 4 Jun 1685 and probated on24 Sep 1685
  • 1689 PCC: Will of Katherine Gilbert, widow of Luton, made on 6 Jun 1689 and proved on 2 Sep 1689.
  • 1691: Cornwall: The Will of Nicholas Gilbert, husbandman of Liskeard in Cornwall was made on 27 Jan 1690/91
  • 1691 Will of Catherine Gilbert of the "Burrough" of Leicester in Leicestershire, a widow made on 23 Sep 1691 and proved on 28 Dec 1691
  • 1692 Will of John Gilbert the elder of Addeston, Maddington in Wiltshire was made on 3 Sep 1688 and proved in ?1692
  • 1694 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert, Yeoman of Ramsor in the Parish of Ellaston, was made on 3 Jan 1693/4 and proved on 20 Apr 1694
  • 1694: Will of William Gilbert, Clerk of Culworth in Northamptonshire dated 29 Oct 1693 and proved on 3 Mar 1694
  • 1695 Will of Elizabeth Gilbert spinster of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire.

1696 Beds: Will of Richard Gilbert of Pavenham in Bedfordshire, yeoman made on 4 Jul 1692 and proved on 3 Oct 1696

18th Century

  • 1704 Will of William Gilbert Senior of Maddington in Wiltshire made on 13 Oct 1701 and proved on 7 Mar 1703/4
  • 1705 PCC: Will of Thomas Gilbert, Clothworker of London
  • 1709 LECC: Will of Francis Gilbert, Cooper of Derby, made on 9 Dec 1708 with a codicil dated 6 Feb 1709. Inventory dated 11 Apr 1710
  • 1709 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert, Yeoman of Coventry, made on 6 Feb 1708/9 and probated on 14 Apr 1709
  • 1709 LECC: Will of Zachary Gilbert, Yeoman of Coton in the Elms in Derbyshire made on 19 Apr 1706
  • 1709 LECC: Will of William Gilbert the elder, husbandman of Great Bowden in Northamptonshire made on 29 May 1709
  • 1710 Will of William Gilbert Gent of Derby in Derbyshire
  • 1713 Leic: Will of Richard Gilbert Yeoman of Blaby in Leicestershire, made on 20 Feb 1712 and probated on 20 Mar 1712/13

1713 Beds: Will of Rachel Gilbert of Pertenhall in Bedfordshire, Widow dated 27 Dec 1712 and proved on 23 April 1713
1713 Beds: Will of Thomas Gilbert, (No Parish given) in ?? Bedfordshire dated 21 Jul 1713 and proved on 5 Mar 1713

  • 1715 Will of Thomas Gilbert, Yeoman of Repton in Derbyshire, made in Aug 1715 and proved on 4 Oct 1715
  • 1718 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert husbandman of Swadlincoate als Newhall in Derbyshire
  • 1720 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert Taylor of Coventry, made on 14 Oct 1719 and probated on 23 Aug 1720
  • 1720 Leic: Will of William Gilbert of Sheasby made on 16 Mar 1719/20</br>
  • 1720 Leic: Will of Richard Gilbert, Yeoman of "Great Sheepey" in Leicestershire, was made on 29 Oct 1720.
  • 1722 Leic: Verbal Will of [[Gilbert-10237 | Francis Gilbert] of Kirkby Mallory in Leicestershire made in 1722
  • 1724 LECC: Will of William Gilbert, Yeoman of Doveridge in Derbyshire, made on 11 Sep 1724 and proved on 21 Oct 1724
  • 1722 Will of Ralph Gilbert, Gentleman of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire dated 10 Oct 1706
  • 1724 Will of William Gilbert Gentleman of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire
  • 1725 Will of Edward Gilbert, Yeoman of Paylton in the Parish of Monks Kirby in Warwickshire
  • 1727 LECC: Will of Henry Gilbert of the Parish of St Martins in Michlegate in the City of Yorke made on 15 Jun 1716 and proved by his brother Robert Gilbert of Swithland in Leicestershire on 2 Dec 1727.
  • 1728 LECC: Admin of John Gilbert of Derby
  • 1728 Leic: Will of Grace Gilbert, Shopkeeper of Lutterworth dated 12 Jan 1727/8
  • 1728 LECC: Will of William Gilbert Yeoman of Ticknall in Derbyshire made on 12 Feb 1725/26 and proved on 9 Apr 1728
  • 1729 LECC: Will of Margery Gilbert, widow of ?Stockland in Marchington Woodland in the Parish of Hanbury in the county of Stafford was made on 15 Dec 1728 and proved in 1729
  • 1732 Will of John Gilbert John Gilbert, Yeoman of Dordon in the Parish of Polesworth in Warwickshire
  • 1733 PCC: Will of William Gilbert, Gentleman of Pancras Lane, City of London was made on 29 Oct 1725 and probated on 8 Feb 1733
  • 1734 Will of Ann Gilbert the wife of George Gilbert of Cotton in the Parish of Alton also Alveton, in Staffordshire was made on 2 Feb 1722/3 and probated on 8 Nov 1734.
  • 1735: Will of George Gilbert Gentleman of Cotton in the Parish of Alveton [now called Alton] in Staffordshire was made on 29 Jun 1734 and proved by his son Thomas on 14 Nov 1735.
  • 1736 Will of Randolph Gilbert of Stratation in the Parish of Monks Kirby in Warwickshire
  • 1736 PCC: Will of Daniel Gilbert Innholder of Coventry made on 14 May 1736 and probated on 16 Jun 1736
  • 1738 Will of Thomas Gilbert, Yeoman of Dordon in the Parish of Polesworth in Warwickshire
  • 1739 PCC: Will of James Gilbert, Gentleman of Kidderminster in Worcestershire was made on 15 Jun 1739 and probated on 26 Nov 1739
  • 1740 LECC: Will of Seth Gilbert Yeoman of Ticknall in Derbyshire made on 19 Jun 1739 and proved on 6 May 1740
  • 1742: Will of Thomas Gilbert, Gentleman of Cotton in the Parish of Alton in Staffordshire made on 1 Jan 1741/2 and proved on 20 May 1742
  • 1742 LECC: Will of Robert Gilbert hosier of the borough of Leicester in Leicestershire made on 15 Dec 1742

1745 Beds: William Gilbert of Dunstable in Bedfordshire, victualler made on 25 May 1745 and proved on 25 Aug 1745

  • 1749 LECC: Will of Robert Gilbert Yeoman of Swithland in Leicestershire dated 23 Feb 1740 and proved on 2 Sep 1749.
  • 1752 PCC: Will of William Gilbert, Gentleman of the City of Coventry, made on 9 Mar 1748 and probated on 13 Mar 1752

1754 PCC: Will of John Gilbert, Tammy Merchant of Coventry in Warwickshire

  • 1758 LECC: Will of Thomas Gilbert, hat maker of the Parish of Colerorton in Leicestershire made on 20 Jun 1750 and proved on 9 Sep 1758
  • 1759 Will of Edward Gilbert, Yeoman of Paylton in the Parish of Monks Kirby in Warwickshire
  • 1762 Will of Thomas Gilbert of Repton in Derbyshire
  • 1761 Will of John Gilbert of Middleton in Warwickshire
  • 1762 PCC: Will of Edward Gilbert Esquire of Saint Paul's Walden Bury, Hertfordshire was made on 22 May 1762 and proved by his daughter Mary Bowes, a widow, on 14 June 1762.
  • 1763 LECC: Will of Henry Gilbert Husbandman of "Cussington" in Leicestershire was made on 10 Aug 1762 and proved on 9 Apr 1763

1764 PCC: Will of Mary Gilbert, Widow of Coventry in Warwickshire

  • 1766 PCC: Will of Sarah Gilbert Spinster of Coventry, Warwickshire made on 13 Nov 1765 and probated on 5 Aug 1766
  • 1768: Will of John Gilbert of Grey's Inn, Middlesex was made on 24 Nov 1766 and probated on 18 May 1768
  • 1770 Will of George Gilbert Glazier of Repton in Derbyshire
  • 1772 PCC: Will of Richard Gilbert Gentleman of the City of Coventry in Warwickshire, made on 21 Mar 1767 and probated on 3 Sep 1772

1776 PCC: Will of Isabella Gilbert, Spinster of Coventry in Warwickshire

  • 1779 Will of William Gilbert of Ticknall, Yeoman made on 7 Jan 1775 and proved on 1 Dec 1779
  • 1782 PCC: Will of John Gilbert of Farnham in Surrey, Gentleman, dated 31 Oct 1781 and proved on 10 January 1782

1788 Beds: Will of John Gilbert of Great Barford in Bedfordshire, taylor made on 16 Nov 1787 and proved on 31 Dec 1788

  • 1789 LECC: Will of George Gilbert of Heanor in Derbyshire dated 30 Dec 1789
  • 1790 LECC: Will of Jess Gilbert, Joiner and Turner of Ashby de la Zouch in Leicestershire made on 15 Nov 1788 and proved in 1790
  • 1791 Leic: Will of Thomas Gilbert, Gentleman of Kirkby Mallory in Leicestershire, made on 28 Jun 1790 and probated on 29 Mar 1791
  • 1795 Will of John Gilbert (?of Worsley in Lancashire) made on 31 Dec 1794 and proved in 1795

1797: Will of William Gilbert of ? (name needs checking) South Muskham in Nottinghamshire

  • 1797 Leic: Will of Thomas Gilbert of Newbold Verdon in Leicestershire, Farmer and Grazier, made on 11 May 1796 and probated on 6 May 1797
  • 1799 Will of Thomas Gilbert of Cotton in Staffordshire on 16 Mar 1797 and proved on 16 Feb 1799

19th Century

  • 1803 LECC: Will of George Gilbert, Victualler of the Parish of St Margaret in Leicester in Leicestershire dated 15 Dec 1803

1809 Beds: Will of John Gilbert of Potton in Bedfordshire, yeoman made on 20 Mar 1803 and proved on 4 Aug 1809

  • 1816: LECC: Will of William Gilbert of Foleshill in Warwickshire, Weaver, was made on 21 Aug 1807 and probated on 5 Apr 1816
  • 1822 LECC: Will of Benjamin Gilbert of Kenyon Street, Birmingham in Warwickshire dated 10 Feb 1820 and probated 16 May 1822
  • 1823 LECC: Will of Robert Gilbert Carpenter of Bedworth in Warwickshire made on 10 Mar 18 and proved in 1823
  • 1825 PCC: Will of Philip Gilbert (of London) was made on 22 Aug 1825 and probated on 22 Nov 1825
  • 1826 LECC: Will of John Gilbert, Yeoman of Coventry in Warwickshire made on 17 Apr 1826.
  • 1826 LECC: Will of Daniel Gilbert, Scale Beam Forger of West Bromwich in Staffordshire was made on 12 May 1823 and probated on 31 Aug 1826
  • 1828 LECC: Will of Ann Gilbert, widow of Thrussington in Leicestershire made on 7 May 1821 and proved on 6 Dec 1828
  • 1833? ?Notts: Will of Henry Gilbert of Little Carlton in Nottinghamshire
  • 1846 LECC: Will of Thomas Orton Gilbert, farmer of Barnacle in Warwickshire made on 15 Aug 1845 and proved on 9 Oct 1846
  • 1850 LECC: The Will of John Gilbert Labourer of Thurlaston in Leicestershire made on 27 Nov 1846 and probated on 19 Jan 1850.
  • 1850 LECC: Will of Daniel Gilbert, Gold Cutter of Regent Parade Birmingham was made on 9 Nov 1849 and proved in Apr 1850
  • 1854 LECC: Will of John Gilbert, farmer of Astley in Warwickshire made on 21 Sep 1853 and proved on 26 Jun 1854

1855 Beds: Will of John Franklin Gilbert of Wilshampstead in Bedfordshire, widower made on 14 Apr 1838 and proved on 24 Feb 1855
1856 Beds: Will of James Eames Gilbert of Cotton End, Cardington in Bedfordshire, poulterer made on 13 Mar 1856 and proved on 13 Nov 1856

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