Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 03 April 2020

Gilbert, Sir John Thomaslocked

  • C. L. Falkiner
  • , revised by Colm Lennon


Gilbert, Sir John Thomas (1829–1898), historian and antiquary, was born at 23 Jervis Street, Dublin, on 23 January 1829, the son of John Gilbert (d. 1833), an English protestant of Devon origin, who had established himself in Dublin in the Spanish wine trade, and who for many years held the post of consul at ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

National Library of Ireland, Dublin
National Gallery of Ireland
National Portrait Gallery, London
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London