Gyles Gardner

before 27 November 1575–14 December 1608
Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Gyles

When Gyles Gardner was born before 27 November 1575, in Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, his father, Richard Gardner, was 26 and his mother, Margery Cleveley, was 20. He married Margaret Colling on 20 November 1593, in Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He was buried in Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Gyles Gardner
Margaret Colling
Marriage: 20 November 1593
John Gardner
Thomas Gardner
Sarah Gardner
Margaret Gardner
Marie Gardner
Helen Gardner
Hester Gardner

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Colling


20 November 1593
Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


    John Gardner


    Thomas Gardner


    Sarah Gardner


    Margaret Gardner


    Marie Gardner


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World Events (3)

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 10

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.
1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

Age 12

Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.
1600 · The Honourable East India Company

Age 25

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Gardener .2 Probably a translated form of German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Gyles Gardner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Gyles Gardner, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Gyles Gardner in entry for Hester Gardner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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