Silas Gilbert

30 March 1777–
Urchfont, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Silas

When Silas Gilbert was christened on 30 March 1777, in Urchfont, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard William Gilbert, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Cooper, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Richard William Gilbert
1744–1804
Sarah Cooper
1753–
Mary Gilbert
1772–
Paul Gilbert
1775–1776
Silas Gilbert
1777–
John Gilbert
1780–
Timothy Gilbert
1783–1834
Hannah Gilbert
1786–
James Gilbert
1790–1798

Parents and Siblings

    Richard William Gilbert

    Male1744–1804Male

    Sarah Cooper

    Female1753–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Norman: Some derive this name from the Norman name Giselbert; others translate it as "bright pledge" or "bright as gold." It was derived from the Old German name Childebert, from "child-brecht," meaning distinguished warrior. A nickname is Gib, and the Gaelic form is Gillebride.

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Sources (3)

  • Silas Gilbert, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Silas Gilbert, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Silas Gilbert, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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