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Gilbert, Williamlocked

(1763?c. 1825)
  • Richard Garnett
  • , revised by S. C. Bushell

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Gilbert, William (1763?c. 1825), poet, was born in Antigua, probably on 1 October 1763 if astrological evidence is accepted, the son of Nathaniel Gilbert (d. 1774), speaker of the house of assembly there, and initiator of the first Methodist society formed in the ...

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