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Account book of the Gibson family, 1735-1797

MS. Eng. c. 3200
Held at the Weston Library

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(fols. 95-117 and 123-134) are blank

Kept successively by Gibson's son, Thomas (c.1710-1742), Clerk of the Treasury, Thomas's widow, Mary (née Haynes), and their son, Edmund (1740-1798), mainly relating to South Sea Stocks and to property, with other accounts, including

  1. (pp. 121-122, 135-137) accounts of expenditure on the education of the children of Thomas and Mary Gibson, 1743-1758
  2. (pp. 142-143) account of bequests received by Mary Gibson under the will of Bishop Gibson, 1748-1750
  3. (pp. 170-168 rev.) contemporary notes of births, marriages and deaths of members of the family, 1735-1790
  4. (p. 171 rev.) a family tree by J.C. Dalton, 1910-1920


  • Creation: 1735-1797


173 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 3200

Custodial History

Inscribed by Thomas Gibson, 25 Mar. 1735; bookplate of St. Paul's Cathedral Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom