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Gibbs, Philiplocked

(1696–1752)
  • Alan Ruston

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Gibbs, Philip (1696–1752), Presbyterian minister and historian of shorthand, was born at Trowbridge, Wiltshire, on 15 February 1696, the son of James Gibbs, a clothier, and his wife, Anne Bailey. His family were prominent presbyterians and lived in Duke Street. Nothing is known of his education except that he began the study of divinity under 'Calvinistical Tutors'....

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Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dr Williams's Library, London
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London